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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 18, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 98 The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors Associated Press and United Press International Fun Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 18 1960 t ic Copy Paper of ton Ora NO m lira renews co Decline of the rickshaw By GENE GLEASON New York Herald Tribune News Service HONG KONG One of the sillier sights of Hong Kongs many splendoredstreets is an American riding around in a rickshaw He looks and feels like a rube quite probably ashamed of himself for permit ting another human being to pul him through the streets and un questionably frightened by the heavy motor traffic roaring past his frail conveyance Europeans particularly the Russians and Asiatics sit their rickshaw with a firm imperial seat carrying a suitcase across their knees as if they were bear ing the crown jewels to the cor onation But men of this regal stripe are growing scarce and so are the rickshaws HONG KONG still has about 850 licensed rickshaws but the number has declined in recent years and wellinformed guides will tell you that hardly 200 of them are in daily use in the busy commercial centers of Victoria City and Kowloon On a dozen street corners you will see 8 or 10 standing vacant in a com pact line while their drivers sig nal hopefully for prospective passengers But the takers are few Humanitarian considerations and motorized competition have combined to put the crusher on the rickshaw In Hong Kong the rickshaw driver collects an es tablished rate of nine cents for each five minutes of rocky dog trotting progress and more if you dont clock him careful ly His top speed on level pave ment is about seven miles an hour Every other form of public transportation is cheaper and faster leaving the rickshaw boy with little more than a weary set of hauling muscles and a purely picturesque occupation FOR A VEHICLE often con sidered symbolic of the Orient the rickshaw and its Japanese cousin the jinriksha has had some strangely Western origins Although certain 17th century Japanese drawings picture a somewhat similar gocart most historians credit the Rev Jona than Goble with its invention Goble who served as a Marine under Commodore Matthew C No president ever abused more Ikes dream shattered By HARRY FERGUSON PARIS UPI If you like Ike now is the time to tell him so No man ever needed conso lation and sympathy more than does the old soldier who dreamed of becoming the president of peace and in two terrible days here watched his dream dissolve in the acid of Russian invective and insult Premier Khrushchevs blister ing attack on Ike Wednesday was an alltime low in diplo macy Politics are supposed to stop at the oceans edges so for get for the moment about pre cincts and primaries Presi dent Eisenhower is here as the representative of all the Amer ican people young and old right wing and left wing Democrats and Republicans Back through history heads of governments have been sub jected to some infuriating and humiliating treatment as they went about the business of their nations Hitler dished it out roughly to Neville Cham berlain in the days of ap peasement and Stalin was ready to tie into any states man at any time But it is the considered judgement of the American correspondents here that no president of the United States has ever had to endure what Eisenhower has taken here from Nikita Khrushchev They came face to face only the opening session of the summit and here is what happened Khrushshev did not offer to shake hands with Eisenhower either on arrival or departure He withdrew his invitation for Ike to visit Russia He said he would have no dealings with a nation or its president who made treach ery the basis of its relations with the Soviet Union Khrushchev did not do these things in a small room with a few people He did it before the heads of government of two other nations and their foreign ministers He made sure his remarks got world wide attention by releasing his speech to the world press as fast as possible Back in his Army days Ike had the reputation of being a man with a fairly fast temper Nobody has seen him lose it here in Paris He often has said he would go anywhere at any time in the cause of peace and he went the full distance in the past two days News conference re as S FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES news conference leld by Soviet Premier Khrush chev Wednesday was like some hing out of a reporters night mare Veteran international journal sts who have seen news confer ences in just about every pos sible language and setting re garded Khrushchevs session vith the world press as unpre Khrushchevs voice was on the raucous side all the time and frequently he shouted in anger and shook his fists Like many a heckled performer he was rattled enough to fight back Riff raff he said of the booers German riff raff he emphasized I have already been informed that Adenauer sent some of his riffraff here to boo It is cedented in tense angry emopleasant to hear how the flunk eys of imperialism are raging it is always good when enemies of the workers class ion Angry shouts and boos slowed he news conference Khrush chev looked clown singled out ome booers and pointed to his head with the universal sign for crazy criticize you Some newsmen expected it to break outinto a riot Some European a few in their seats and shook their fists and shouted at the speaker and he shouted right back Khrushchevs mood changed constantly From outright anger he would turn to wry sarcasm then suddenly with some remark he would smile Hed stand bored during a translation then seconds later be pounding a table in front of him and shout ing almost incoherently Near the end the lights sud denly went out temporarily and the loudspeakers went dead My God cracked one Amer ican reporter Now hes blown the gasket Maryland goes for Kennedy BALTIMORE m A record wave of votes in the Maryland primary propelled Sen John F Kennedy of Massachusetts clos er to the Democratic presiden tial nomination Wednesday Reeling off his sixth straight North Iowa Showers and thun derstorms Wednesday night and Thursday Most numerous thundershowers W e d n e sday night south of Highway 63 and unuei wmimouoie armuew im yi th Massachu 34 slightly warmer Wednes Perry when the latter opened 0 contnr riav Japan to Western commerce in 1853 returned to Japan as an American Baptist missionary in Yokohama In 1871 needing some means for his invalid wife to ride about and enjoy the fresh air Gobe borrowed a f e w design hints from an illustration of a baby carriage in Godeys Lady Book and instructed a Japa nese carpenter to build the first jinriksha The 1930s threw the fortunes of the rickshaw driver into a permanent downhill slide THE INTRODUCTION of mo torized rickshaws and three wheeled pedal propelled cabs dealt severe competitive blows to the rickshaw Countries which once accepted them began to regard them as degrading and inhumane or an obstacle to mo tor cars The Philippine Repub lie banned them in 1949 Saigon ruled them out of hounds in 1946 and Singapore did the same in 1947 which once had 15000 rickshaws banned them this year Shang hai where 10000 rickshaws op crated outlawed them in 1956 All of Tokyos 10000 jinrikshas have vanished from the citys streets though a lesser number still roll along in other Japa nese cities The present outlook is espe cially dim for the small minor ity of Chinese rickshaw drivers who used to work their way through college on their earn ings Theres nothing left for them but magazine subscription campaigns setts senator outdrew the com bined opposition almost 31 WITH MARYLANDS 24 he now has an unofficial total of 294Y2 votes toward the 761 needed for nomination at the Democratic National Conven tion He and Sen Wayne Morse a distant runnerup in Tuesdays balloting hook up in another primary Friday this time in Oregon Morses home terri tory Kennedy told a reporter he will be satisfied if he comes out ahead of Sens Stuart Syming ton of Missouri and Lyndon B Johnson of Texas who are on the Oregon ballot but not cam paigning HE LISTS them but not Morse as serious contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination It seems unlikely I will beat Morse Kennedy told a report er That would be a difficult thing to do Returns from 2353 of 1356 Maryland polling places showed Kennedy with 200252 votes and Morse with 49225 day night lows 5055 Thursday 7075 ews in B utshell FKOM OUB WIRE SERVICES ST PAUL Gov Or ville L Freeman has of ficially announced he will seek an unprece dented fourth term as governor of Minnesota ATLANTA Ga A march by more than Will sign pact with E Germany FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES PARIS Nikita Khrushchev almost incoherent with rage at repeated booing told a press conference Wednesday that the Western powers will lose their right to maintain troops in Ber lin when the Soviet Union signs separate peace treaty with East Germany He added this treaty will be signed when we consider the time ripe Khrushchev spoke following the end of the summit confer up over Khrush chevs demand that Eisenhower apologize for the U2 flight into Russia and punish those respon sible He said further spy flights inevitably would lead to war THE SOVIET Premier sought o throw full blame on the Unit ed States for the summit fiasco He declared Eisenhowers assur ance that there will be no more JS spy flights over the Sovie Union applies only to Eisenhow xs remaining months in office It is impossible to negotiate with the United States agreements made by one person Become invalid when he is no onger in office He compared President Eisen lower to a thief caught red handed in his theft The booing and jeering among 500 to 2000 persons at Khrush hevs farewell news conference vas unprecedented treatment of a head of state Khrushchev re ponded with a fist pounding dis lay of pyrotechnics in which he eminded the crowd he was head f the powerful Soviet Union In a rapid series of angry tatements and threats Khrush hev renewed all of his insults f Eisenhower and the United tates threatened to renew nu lear bomb tests to end the gen ral disarmament talks and to eopen the Berlin crisis at a me of his own choosing HE THREATENED to break ff the Geneva disarmament alks and was booed He st acked West German Chancel or Konrad Adenauer in unus ally bitter terms and was ooed again Khrushchev was jeered when e repeated an he ouid be glad to resume Big our negotiations once Eisen ower had left the White House Khrushchev was booed earlier n the streets of Paris bv an AP Photofai BIG THREE STUNNED The Wests and the Western Allies President De Big Three give out with looks of gloom Gaulle of France and Prime Minister and dismay after they were told of Pre Harold Macmillan of Britain chat with mier Khrushchevs latest tirade of in Ike as they break up their final meeting vectives against President Eisenhower at Paris LONDON m Western Eu rope angered and disappointed jy the summit conference col apse resounded Wednesday with new calls for Allied firm ness and unity to face looming cold war dangers Not since the Hungarian re volt of 1956 had Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev drawn such jitter criticism Blame for the breakdown of the Big Four meeting was planted square y on the Kremlin doorstep Resumption of bitter cold by 1250000 people were diplomacy was taken almost for held in factories schools and granted but there apparently was little fear at this stage that a shooting war was imminent offices to protest Americas aggressive behavior Huge banner headlines re IN THE SOVIET Communist propaganda chine moved into top gear in fleeted Western Europes dis J emay and also its determina ition not to yield to Soviet Should shake U S as one does a cat Khrushchev raves PARIS UPI Nikita Khrushchev told this story at his news conference Wednes day Ladies and gentlemen we all have mothers I remember my mother I was born in a very poor family and only very rarely mother could buy us some cream Sometimes support of Khrushchevs toughj line with the West Press and threats Summit fullstop cried mic win uic x ltoa Britains Daily Express radio poured out thousands o u d t rlpnnnnfmf PrPSlflfnt words denouncing President Eisenhower for his refusing to condemn U S reconnaissance flights over the USSR and to punish those them responsible for The Soviet Communist party organ Pravda reported that in Moscow alone 5640 meetings at pieces by Nikita Khrushchev Dutch Foreign Minister Jo seph Luns told his Parliament I have full confidence that the West will be firm in the face of Khrushchevs new threatening attitude United we should have no fear for the future THERE WERE similar ap peals for close Western unity in most of the free capitals Many observers were still trying to probe what was be hind Khrushchevs uncompro Rainy season back in Iowa The rainy season was backmsing almost Stalinist new in Iowa Wednesday The Weather Bureau said this when she did our cat would condition can be expected to policy The most likely explanation is that Khrushchevs power in Russia is waning steadily sug creep up and steal some of continue for the next few daysjgested thc London Daily Ex ry Frenchmen who blamedj this cream My mother would i Showers began falling alongjpress SAME DATE195924J Iowa Showers and thunder storms Wednesday night and Thursday Most numerous and intense thundershowers in southern portion Wednesday night Slightly warmer east Wednesday night lows in the 50s Highs Thursday in the 70s Further outlook Con tinued thunderstorm activity Friday Minnesota Cloudy showers Highs Thursday in 70s Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Thursday through next Mon day Afternoon highs will be in the lower 70s and overnight lows near 50 degrees It will be mild and rather humid at the first of the period turning cooler in the last of the period Rainfall will be moderate to heavy averaging one to 2 inches in showers and thun derstorms through the middle of the period GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 72 Minimum 48 2000 Negro students on for breaking off the summit pick up the cat and give it a lthe westcrn border Wednesday Nearly everywhere it was as T i ti ks and throwing the work i rru j t t ii the heavily guarded Georgia Capitol com memorated the sixth an niversary of the U S Supreme Court desegre gation decision UNITED NATIONS N Y Diplomats pre dict Soviet spy plane charges and American demands for measures to prevent sneak attack both may come before the U N General As sembly next month The United States intends to press ahead with its people to people ex change program with the Soviet Union despite the blowup of the sum mit conference authori ties said On the inside Editorials Page 4 North Iowa News 6 Society News 89 Clear Lake News 11 Sports 2122 Comics 23 Latest Markets 34 Mason City News 3435 PARIS President Eisenhower will fly to Lisbon Portugal Thurs day for an overnight vis it He plans to return to Washington Friday SPECIAL MEETING PARIS special meeting of t h e North Atlantic Treaty Council was called for Thursday to hoar a report from the West crn Big Three powers on the collapse of the summit confcr lence talks and throwing the worlc into a new crisis with the threa of war greater than in years He reached his most threaten ing vein when he spoke of the U2 incident and his decision to write a separate peace treatj with Communist East Germany treaty that might divide Germany forever and cut off Western lifelines to West Ber lin THEN HE TURNED to his Camp David talks last fall with Eisenhower and said I almost opened my mouth to speak of US intelligence flights over Russia I was on the point of speak ing about it but the atmosphere was so convivial with President Eisenhower telling me to call him my friend in English and using the same word to me in Russian and I thought Why raise this matter with this friend then Then I thought there was something rather fishy about this friend of mine and it turned out I was right W hen we caught the thief redhanded and said you are a hief the thief replied No I am not a thief I have a thieflike policy thats all Eisenhower meanwhile drew shouts of bravo on a surprise isit to Notre Darne the cathe dral church of Paris But there was unhidden dis may in many parts of the free vorld over the collapse of the ummit and frank criticism in some that the US had blun dered in tho U2 piano incident good shaking Then she stuck the cats nose in the cream so the cat would not go at the cream again Wouldnt it be better to take American aggressors by the scruff of the neck also and give them a shaking and make them understand they must not commit such ag gresion against the Soviet Union morning They were due tojsumed the Soviet leader was spread throughout the remainjunder heavy pressure from der of the state Wednesday night and Thursday GET NEW JETS TAIPEI Formosa first US F104 supersonic jet Starfighters are arriving in For mosa for transfer to the Chinese Nationalist air force home Eisenhower after widespread criticism for the handling of the spy plane incident came out of the Paris debacle with enhanced prestige Britains Daily Mirror summed up a sheaf of European tribute thus Ike has behaved with such splendid dignity KHRUSHCHEV ON OFFENSIVE Premier Khrushchev of Russia was aul Icn and livid much of the time during his wild news conference at Paris but AP Photolas here he smiles as ha olaps his hands at mit talks one of his own jokes and paiuses to take a sip of water He put full blame on the U S for tho breakup of the sum   

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