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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 4, 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 Wires MASON CITY JUNE 4 1960 t7c Copy Paper Consists ot Two No 203 New onslaught on Quemoy Is f Election is i i best show J j in nation John Adams was first to promote his candidacy WASHINGTON The people are now watching the prelimin ary rounds of the most spectac ular traveling show that politics offers a presidential election Before it is over each of the two major candidates will prob ably trek a giddying 80000 miles and deliver 500 throatparching speeches Their supporters will pay perhaps million for such campaign necessities as buttons banners newspaper space ra dio and television time The presidential campaign entered American politics about 1840 the National Geographic Society says Before then most candidates had considered that the presidency should neither be solicited nor declined at least not publicly PRIVATELY IT was another matter Adams actively promoted his candidacy behind the scenes Thomas Jefferson wrote letters to his friends though he was not happy about it As suffrage became more gen eral and the presidential choice was determined almost direct ly by popular vote the stage was set for wide public appeals for support In 1836 William Henry Harrison known as Tip pecanoe because of his victory over an Indian chief at Tippe canoe Creek Ind toured sev eral states Most of his speeches were replies to honors heaped upon him but some were open ly political Though he lost on the first try to Martin Van Buren Harrison won the Whig nomination and the election four years later His supporters launched a modern style campaign They minted medals bearing his image the ancestors of todays campaign buttons Torchlight processions stirred pulses across the coun try The nation rang with the catchy slogan Tippecanoe and Tyler Too THE NEWFANGLED polit ical scuffling disenchanted for mer President John Quincy Ad ams Haughtilj he refused to take part On October 1 1840 he wrote in his diary One of the most remarkable peculiar ities of the present time is that the principal leaders of the po litical parties are traveling about the country from State to State and holding forth like Methodist preachers hour after hour to assembled multitudes Because of such feelings cam paigning did not become firmly established until many years later Stephen A Douglas who debated with Lincoln in the 1858 Senate race campaigned vigor ously for the Presidency in 1860 but Lincoln won without leaving Illinois James A Garfield was elected in 1880 after an active personal campaign in which he made some 70 speeches James Elaines stumping in the next election failed against Grover Cleveland who conducted a comparatively quiet campaign IN 1896 William Jennings Bryan started the vogue for per sonal widesweeping hardhit ting electioneering trips He traveled 18000 miles and spoke to 5000000 people in 27 states He once delivered 36 speeches in a 24hour period But his well financed opponent William Me Kinley conducted almost all his campaigning from his front porch and won Today zealous campaign trips arc an established custom Ra dio and television as well as newspapers carry frequent re ports into virtually every home in the nation Airplanes trains and automobiles speed the can didates from place to place And campaigning seems to be broad ening in scope Men who hope to win a nom ination conduct primary cam paigns no less ardent than the nominees wage before the elec tion SHOWERS North Iowa Variable cloudines through Sunday Scattere showers and thunderstorm Saturday night and extrem south Sunday forenoon Iowa Variable cloudines through Sunday Scatterei showers or thunderstorm south Saturday night am southeast and southcentra Sunday forenoon Cooler ex treme west Saturday nigh and over state Sunday Low Saturday night 50s north ti 60s south Highs Sunday 7 north to 80 south Further out look Considerable cloudines and below normal tempera tures Monday Minnesota Cloudy shower through Sunday Highs 65 ti 70 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 87 Minimum 50 Precipitation trace ews in a utshell FROM OUK VV1KE SEEVICES SAN DIEGO Convair machinists have called a strike at mid night Sunday at Cape Canaveral Fla Vanden berg Air Force Base Calif and other key US missile bases ROCHESTER American Baptist Con vention has voted to go ahead with construction of a classic national headquarters on a 55acre site near Valley Forge Pa WASHINGTON Senate Finance commit tee hopes to send to the Senate floor next week a bill granting tax conces sions to the selfem ployed to help them set up pension plans HONOLULU Press secretary James C Hag erty and a 15man White House advance party has left for the Philippines to make preparations for President Eisenhowers Far East tour NEW YORK The Broadway stage shut down the first in 41 in its third somber day and no end was in sight The Times Square show district normally the brightest jewel in Manhattans noc turnal crown remained shuttered and dead WASHINGTON mie Eisenhower contin ues to make satisfactory progress in recovering from an attack of acute asthmatic bronchitis Crisis off Formosa in making Chinese guns open up FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Communist coastal artillery facing Quemoy Saturday broke a longobserved even number day ceasefire and unleashed the biggest bomb bardment against the National ists this year the Defense Min istry announced The Eeds fired more than 500 rounds of high explosives in a half hour concentrated barrage THE HEAVY Communist shelling came amid increasing belief in Nationalist quarters that the Peiping regime may or der a new attack on the Na tionalist offshore islands before or during President Eisenhow er s state visit to Nationalist China June 1819 On Friday Red shore batter ies hurled 79 shells at Quemoy Saturdays heavy bombard ment recalled that on the day before late Secretary of State John Foster Dulles visited Tai pei in 1958 the Communists dumped 11000 shells on Que moy The latest bombardment was aunched by Communist guns in he Weitou area northeast of Quemoy The announcement said the Red fire was directed mostly against a Nationalist Chinese ransport ship sailing near a small Nationalist island called Peiting northeast of Quemoy THE SHIP escaped without suffering any damage it said A National Chinese offical said he shelling was significant in hat Red guns from one limited area were able to launch such heavy bombardment in half an hour The Communists early last ear ordered a unilateral cease NO DOUBTS ABOUT Sen Lyn don B Johnson who still hasnt openly declared his candidacy for president leaves little doubt that hed jolly well like the Democratic nomination A cam ire on all even number days of he month and have faithfully Dbserved it Red guns this year fired onlj ccasionally on odd number days in barrages of only har assing nature In recent months Nationalis ntelligence information indi ated a sharp increase in mili ary strength along the main and coast A general alert was r d e r e d on all Nationalisi held offshore islands and a month ago against possi ble Communist attacks Two pigs squeal on Iowa thieves primarily as defiant gesture WASHINGTON W Diplol In Cuba Khrushchev can Spy pilots dad abruptly changes plan POUND Va Pow ers the father of U2 spy plane pilot Francis Power abruptly changed Ms plans Saturday to visit Russia where his son is Deing held on spy charges Powers refused to talk with reporters but it was understood that hes structions under definite m not to make the INDEPENDENCE Northeast Iowa men Two were in jail Saturday because two little pigs squealed on them Charles Leonard Graves 37 Hazleton and Jay Dewey Mil ler 32 Independence were harged Friday with larceny of animals Police said the men had stolen wo threeweekold pigs from braves father Frank Graves who farms near Hazleton The men took the pigs to Water oo to sell them but the squeals of the pigs in the car attracted the attention of several Water loo residents who called au thorities trip at this time and not to make further public statements POWERS HAD said Friday he tvould visit Russia North Vice Mayor Sol W Cury said Powers trip is definitely canceled for the time being un il a future date that can be more advantageous to his sons jlife and welfare Cury acting as spokesman for the Norton shoe shop opera tor told newsmen that Powers told him he had received in structions not to make the trip at this time ASKED IF the instructions came from the State Depart ment Cury said he didnt know where they came from Cury had been scheduled to go with Powers to Russia as his advisor Friday the Russian Embassy n Washington said Powers vould have no difficulty in ob taining a visa for any such trip An embassy spokesman said a visa would be issued as soon as formal application was re ceived matic officials Saturday viewed Soviet Premier Nikita Khrush chevs proposed visit to Cuba as a bold move to push Prime Minister Fidel Castros brand of democracy into other Latin American countries They predicted the Soviet leader would fail bitious project in this am AUTHORITIES foresaw the prospect that Khrushchev might run into a cool even hostile re ception from many Cubans who are worried about the extent of Communist infiltration in their country Roman Catholic pre ates in Cuba it was noted have Deen speaking out with increas ing vigor and frequency about he perils of Communism in the past few weeks Khrushchev undoubtedly will seek to extend his visit into a ullfledged tour of Latin Amer ica if other South and Cen expected to keep up the torrent of antiEisenhower abuse which he has poured forth since the collapse of the Paris summit meeting MANY OFFICIALS looked upon Khrushchevs decision to go to Cuba virtually on the doorstep of the United States as a defiant gesture Cuban authorities kept secret the fact that Khrushchev had been invited although such a visit had seemed possible since Deputy Premier Anastas Mikoy ans similar trip six months ago To act on medical aid bill Approval in House likely WASHINGTON UPI A limited program of government subsidized medical care for about 1500000 needy old folks Saturday appeared almost cer tain of House approval prob ably within two weeks The big question mark hang ing over the electionyear issue was what will happen when the measure reaches lhe Senate The House Ways Means committee Friday approved the medical care subsidy program after rejecting far different and far more sweeping proposals backed by organized labor and the Eisenhower administra i WHEN THE Senate takes up the matter Chairman Pat Mc Narnara DMich of the Senate Subcommittee on the Aged was prepared to push his labor backed plan to extend Social Se curity benefits to include medi cal care for about 12 million persons over 65 The administration plan which would aid 12 million oldsters through federal and state sub sidies also has been introduced in the Senate Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon B Johnson has said congress would approve this year some measure to help the elderly pay their medical bills The House committee bill was expected to be considered by the full House withm two weeks under a take it or leave it procedure that would bar amendments Key members MARYVILLE Mo it would pass without Dale Hamann 25 Round Lakedifficulty Minn spent a steaming 16j hours locked in the trunk of hisj EVEN THE people who want car Friday as the m reached 90 the year in this area AP Photofax paign headquarters has been set up at Washington complete with slogans photographs and enthusiastic volunteer workers Locked 16 hours inside car trunk One of the repercussions cer tain to follow authorities said would be a new wave of de nunciations of Castro for giving i hospitality to an avowed foe of Eisenhower Khrushchev in his present mood might seek to stir up Cuban hatred for the United tral American governments instates for maintaining a naval vite him Moscows move in keeping the date for the Cuban trip open was regarded as a hint he would be happy to consider other offers jbase at Guantanamo Observers believe chev will schedule his Sgt J W Whan of the high patrol who rescued said the man first way mann aa nit aLui ti decrees hottest 6fhopc of Setting something added over in the Senate said one source close to the fight Hai Senate rules do not permit a reprohibition on amendments and ported haTlocked himif features of the McNamara were added to the House jbill the final version of the LATER WITH the FBI joinlegislation probably would be ing in the questioning Hamannjhammered out in a Senate admitted he locked himself in House conference committee during a spell of despondency The S340 million House pro in the trunk at gunpoint Whan said No motive was en would offer federal grants I to states which agreed to pay trip in the fall during the height of the presidential election cam He was held for further quespart of the bills for hospitaliza Saturday Xo charge tion nursing home and other Cuban was filed against him medical costs for persons over Harnann 6 feet 6 inches and65 who were not poor enough to paign in the U S 190 pounds was wearing a qualify for public relief On the inside Editorials Page 4 Comics 5 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Society News 10 Sports 1112 Building News 1314 Clear Lake News 14 Church News 17 North Iowa News 20 sport jacket and steaming with j This new class of medically perspiration when releasedindigent would have to pass from the trunk Whan said state tests designed to show HIS CAR WAS parked financial ffd Infect JU S 71 a mile south of Mary h pa woulj exPand the ville It was facing east so public assstance trunk caught the full glare of i the afternoon sun The sergeant i said Hamanris original story program under which 2400000 elderly Americans receive fi nancial aid iwas that he had been kidnaped by two gunmen at Arnolds p iPark Iowa and put in the trunk l f 7 jwhen they reached Missouri Llen Eisenhower has proclaimed i Hamann said he got in 13r of the itrunk about 3 am Sgt JPushing Cen jnoticed the car about pm i Hamann had removed a rear tenmal Day in honor of the famed World War I general AP Photofax CUBAN FLAG FOR MR Premier Khrush chev receives a Cuban flag presented by Antonio Nu nez Jimenez director of Cubas National In stitute of Agrarian Reform who is in Moscow radio speaker and pushed up ithrough the hole a postcard of j which hed written Help Jin trunk Whan said j I used a tire tool to pry up the lid enough so he could slip key out and I opened the We took him to the hos jpital and a doctor said he was right But he was a mighty sweaty boy i MRS LOWER DIES PEMAQUID Maine pMar Igaret M Lower 79 a cofound The date will be the 100th anni the late Generals Khrushchev responded by accepting an offer to visit jer Of the Gray Ladies Service Cuba perhaps this fall Behind the premier is his the American Red Cross foreign trade minister Nikolai Patolichev dicd Friday 272 IOWA SAFET1 OEPAfirilEVT FIGURES Farmers in fields on election day to cut Iowa vote turnout DES MOINES W The weather observers have new colleagues candidates and farm Iowas pri mary election Monday The weather always a big factor in election turn outs liars special significance in this years primary Many farm ers are out in the fields plant ing a corn crop long delayed by a cold wet spring Sunny warm days this weekend and Monday prob ably will keep many of them in the fields on election day And the Weather Bureau fore casts nice pleasant weather for the threeday period Secretary of State Melvin Synhorst estimates that 350 000 heaviest turn out since go to the polls Monday to nominate state and congressional can didates for the November gen eral election But that figure could be lowered considerably if corn planting continues at a rapid pace Most of the preelection in terest has spotlighted he race for United States senator where Gov Herschcl Love less running unopposed is the state Democratic Partys favorite son candidate for president Loveless completing his second term as governor has been tagged as favorite son in an effort to get him a bigger voice at the national conven tion in Los Angeles July 11 and possibly get him within range of the vice presidential nomination There are six candidates seeking the Republican nom ination for United Slates sen alor The seat will be vacated next January by Sen Thomas Martin Iowa City Republican who did not seek reelection Hoping to step into Martins shoes besides Loveless are state Sen Jack Miller of Sioux City state Rep Ken neth Stringer of Davenport former Iowa Atty Gen Day ton Countryman of Nevada Iowa Waverly attorney Oliver J Reeve former Secretary of State Rollo Bergcson of DCS Moines and Ernest J Seomann of Waterloo If none gets the required number of voles the GOP senatorial candidate will be picked at the regular Repub lican state convention in July The governors primary embroiled in considerable in traparty bickering in recent weeks features five candi dates seeking nomination three Republicans and two Democrats In the Republican field some political observers give the edge to state Sen Jack Schroeder Davenport He is opposed by Iowa Atty Gen Norman Erbe Boonc and for mer Lt Gov William H Nicholas Clear Lake Democratic governor candi dates are Lt Gov Edward J McManus Keokuk and Iowa Commerce Commissioner Har old Hughes Ida Grove Both have accused each other of attempting to divide the party inlo factions U S Rep Ben F Jensen Exira Republican is the only congressman opposed in his bid for renomination He will face state Sen William Har bor of Henderson in the 7th District race Unopposed are incumbent congressmen Leonard G Wolf Elkadcr Neal Smith Altoona and Merwin Coad Boone all Democrats and Republicans Fred Schwengel Davenport H R Gross Waterloo John Kyi Bloomfield and Charles R Hocven Alton Synhorst said he believed voter interest this year is primed in large part by the heavy field of primary elec tion candidates and a bevy of state issues including legis lative rcapportionment Political lenders were hoping howover that weather condi tions wont dampen that in terest
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