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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 30, 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 Internationa Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 30 1960 a Copy Paper of Fan Qua No MS Hoevens bill cause of uproar Cuban sugar quota plan rejected By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON Economic aggression is sure to be the cry from Premier Fidel Castro of Cuba no matter what the U S Congress finally determines to do about extending the Sugar Act of 1948 The House Agricul ture Committee has approved a bill giving President Eisen hower authority to cut Cubas sugar quota if he thinks it will be necessary The Committee previously had rejected a proposal by Rep Charles B Hoeven ex tending the act for one year and President authority giving the to reduce any nations quota when Congress was not in ses sion It also had rejected an ad ministration proposal for a four year extension incorporating the presidential authority All three votes were on near party lines All the concern over the power to reduce quotas when it should be exercised and by whom of course was engendered by the hostile acts and utterances of Castros revolutionary regime THE UNITED States under the Sugar Act buys about 3V million tons of sugar a year from Cuba or more than half the crop at a premium of about 2c a pound over the world price This amounts to subsidy of million a year Then on June 3 it w a s an nounced in Moscow that Soviet Premier Khrushchev had ac cepted an invitation In visit Cuba and subsequently it was disclosed that Castro would make a similarly much publi cized jaunt to the U S S R So Rep Hoeven on June 7 in troduced a bill providing a one year extension of the Sugar Act with the emergency authority Bu olding FROM OUK WIRE SERVICES FARGO N D Democratic Rep Quentin Burdick hung on to his lead Thursday with only a few precincts remaining to be counted in the special North Dakota senatorial election With just 6 precincts still out virtually ail of them in sparsely populated western areas Bur dick held a 660vote lead over Republican Gov John Davis who led for nearly 24 hours in the vote counting With 2304 of 2314 precincts counted the unofficial total showed Burdick with 104185 and Dav is 103525 BUT THE contest no matter how it turned out in the unoffi cial counting appeared almost certain to wind up with the state canvassing board for a verdict It was an election scrutinized closely by both parties as a pos sible indicator of Midwest farm sentiment in a presidential elec tion year It wasnt until late Wednes day almost 24 hours after the polls closed that Burdick forged into a slim margin that narrowed slightly as the vote counting ended Davis had led jor in the the night early the administration imports of Cuban desired by and freezint sugar at the 1960 level This would have the effect of reduc ing potential 1961 sugar imports from Cuba by about 200000 tons SECRETARY OF State Herter on June 22 told the Committee that the administration could operate within the Hoeven bill though a fouryear exten sion was still preferred Meantime a shouting squab ble had developed within the Committee precipitated by a charge by Rep William E Mil ler chairman of the G 0 P Congressional cam paign committee that the bill originally reported by the Com mittee would favor Castro and provide a bonus for Commu nism Chairman Harold D Cooley counting by as much as 8000 votes BURDICK 52 a freshman congressman who became North Dakotas first Democratic rep resentative in 1958 flew back to Washington Wednesday night Im not very sure of this one Burdick said I want to see all the figures The State Canvassing Board must meet within 20 of the election to compile final figures audited by county canvassing boards Until then neither man can ask for a recount Burdick said he hasnt even ihought about a recount DAVIS SAID It will depend upon any irregularities we might hear about in the counties So far we havent heard of anyu but some might turn up Davis discounted the outcome as a test of wheat country sen timent If it does turn out that Im defeated its the city vote that beat me he said The Demo crats just worked harder in the cities and they got more people out to the polls Mitchell gets praise from unions WASHINGTON UPI High praise from President Eisen hower and top union leaders ap peared Thursday to have in REP QUENTIN BURDICK GOV JOHN DAVIS Truman puts Stu in stew WASHINGTON A canny old politician Harry S Truman dominated the political news Thursday simply by announcing that he wouldnt attend the Dem ocratic National Convention in Los Angeles Trumans announcement that he was withdrawing from Mis souris convention delegation came a surprise to Washington The former president assured himself of further headlines by refusing to say why he did it He said hed tell all at a Satur day news conference in Inde pendence Mo TRUMAN HAS been an ardent backer of Sen Stuart Syming ton his fellow Missourian for the Democratic presidential nomination Symington said he is still running hard Among the speculative the ories Truman has decided Sym ington cant make the grade and doesnt want to preside over a hopeless cause in Los Angeles a week and a half from now Backers of Sen Lyndon B Johnson of Texas hoped Tru man would switch his support to Johnson THERE WAS no open talk of Kennedy Symington deal among Kennedy supporters and Johnson supporters disclaimed any knowledge of such a maneu ver although they conceded such an agreement could be in the wind Symington himself said he is still running hard as a candi date with Trumans backing Saying Truman himself will ex plain his stand Symington re ported after talking with the ormer president by telephone He went out of his way to assure me that this decision on BETTER THAN YESTERDAY Students gradu ating from New Yorks Stuyvesant High School re ceive diplomas from Peter Gioberti mechanical draw AP Photofax ingteacher in classrooms at the school Thursday Wednesdays scheduled graduation was halted by booing hissing and jeering in a theater in the area Revolt against leadership recess By JOHN A GOLDSMITH WASHINGTON UPI Re publicans in the House took a stand Thursday against the plan of Democratic leaders to recess congress for the politi cal conventions and return in August The Senate Thursday morn ing approved a recess plan and sent the measure to the House House Republicans voted unanimously at a closeddoor caucus to oppose recessing this weekend Seriate Repub licans expressed their senti ment informally by a show of hands at their own private caucus No official announcement was made of the Senate GOP action However two sena tors present said the lifted hands showed a sentiment of about two to one against the recess plan HOEVEN SAID he was con fident that many House Dem ocrats would join Republicans in voting against the recess resolution There was a tre mendous fooling of dissatis faction with the plans for the postconvention session he said Hoeven acknowledged that there are many major bills in cluding appropriations still awaiting final action but he insisted that this work could be completed before the con ventions He criticized Demo cratic leaders for allowing the big backlog of work to accu mulate The GOP House action was the first overt display of dis satisfaction over the Demo cratic leadership plan to re cess Some congressmen of both parties were privately concerned about the political repercussions of a postcon vention session Before either senate or house can recess for more than three days a resolution must be adopted by both setting forth the time for reconvening of congress HOEVEN SAID about 124 of the 152 House Republicans at tended the closed door con ference at which the group unanimously voted to oppose the proposed recess We Republicans are will ing to vork around the clock including the Fourth of July Holiday on the public busi ness he said North Iowa Variable cloudiness through Friday with scattered showers and thunderstorms his Partdld Thursday night Lows Thurschange hls unIuallfied day night 5560 Highs Friday 7682 Iowa Variable cloudiness with scattered showers and thun derstorms Thursday night and continuing south Friday Lows Thursday night 5565 Highs Friday 7684 Minnesota Variable cloudiness with scattered showers and thunderstorms extreme south east Thursday night cooler south lows 4045 north 45 55 south Partly cloudy con tinued cool Friday highs 65 75 GlobeGazette weather of my candidacy Truman told a Symington rally last week that Im for Stu and Im going to be for him until the last dog dies Discoverer destroyed after failure WASHINGTON Presiclcntwhat he termed a modest in Eisenhower Thursday vetoed aicrease reasonably commensu bill to raise the pay of IVi miljrate with the percentage rise lion federal employes by 7Vi perjin the cost of living since the cent He called the measure in defensible by any light However Eisenhower left the door open for a smaller Conventions set to es last general pay increase Democratic leaders in Con gress are planning however an attempt to override the Presi dents veto of the per cent measure THE HOUSE IS expected to vote on an overriding attempt Friday In his veto message Eisen hower said This hastilydrawn bill vio lates every concept of fairness every rule of reason and logic County conventions of the ReWere this measure to become DN C countered that th e creased Labor Secretary James up to 8 a m Thursday ITnnTrnvi 111 Timiiln fntirtut P ll Q n C 1 1 Tirl Hoeven bill would be overt eco nomic aggression But the temper of his fellow Democrats appeared such that they might cut the Cuban sugar quota even more drastically than would the Hoeven bill FOR H I S PART Castro on June 23 threatened seizure of all Americanowned property and business interests in Cuba if the United States reduced its sugar imports He did not say whether the property would be national ized expropriated or confis cated Before Castro deposed D i c talor Fulgencio Batista U S private investments in Cuba came to about billion Cas tros regime has taken over about a third of t h i s chiefly sugar and cattle lands In pros pect at best is niggardly ment that at the end of 20 years Cuba threatens to apply any sugar quota reduction to the 36 U S owned mills which p r o duccd 3674 per cent of the is lands sugar in 1959 Some domestic sugar produc ers favor a quota reduction but strong opposition is voiced by beet sugar groups For while the Sugar Act provides subsidies for Cuba it is designed to protect domestic producers Since 1934 to this end the United States has set prices for sugar imports above world market prices al lotting import quotas to Cuba and other sugarproducing na tions Mitchells chances of land ing the Republican vice presi dentiti nomination The 59yearold cabinet of ficer says he will become a pri vate citizen when the Eisen hower administration goes oui of office next January BUT MITCHELL a strong backer of Vice President Rich ard M Nixon for the GOP pres idential that no nomination man should has said refuse to accept the number two spot on the ticket Spokesmen for organized la bor who arranged a huge testi monial dinner for Mitchell Wed nesday night disclaimed any political motive Most of the union leaders there were Dem ocrats WE THINK Jim Mitchell is good fellow no matter what political colors he carries said AFLCIO Vice President George Harrison chairman of the banquet Eisenhower spoke to the din ner in glowing terms of his chief labor adviser But he did not mention Mitchells political uture in brief remarks to the 50 persons at the affair The President hailed Mitchell as an nvaluable aide and a courage ous champion of workers rights The theme of the union leaA rs remarks was that Mitchell lad done an outstanding job even though he was serving in what they considered a con servative administration not frcindly to organized labor Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE Calif latest Dis v dalacoverer rociet failed to go intopublican and Democratic partiesiaw the already conspicuous un orbit and destroyed itself in alwill be held throughout Iowa at fairness and discrimination in 83 57 65 Tr 59 48 FLY TO TALKS ATHENS Greece Greek Premier Constantine Karaman lis and Foreign Minister Evang helos Averoff flew to Yugoslavia Thursday for talks with Presi dent Tito Save own lives flaming plunge into the earths atmosphere the Air Force said Thursday The Discoverer XII was fired Wednesday Air Force scientists worked through the night to pinpoint the spot where the rocket determine if possible why it didnt orbit It was intended to circle the earth on a northsouth polar or bit and then after 17 trips to drop an instrumentloaded cap sule into a target area in Ha waiian waters Snake bites 2 boys FORT WORTH Tex UPI young Smithfield Tex boys probably are alive Thurs day because of their quick thinking when they were bitten by a cottoninouth water moc casin Walter Donnell 13 and Roy Howell 11 were netting tad poles in a farm pond near Smithfield Wednesday when Roy stepped on something held it down with his foot and shouted to Walter Come here and see what Im standing on It feels like a piece of hose Walter put his foot on it too but it slid off and went into the snakes open mouth He kicked his foot free but one of the moccasins fangs broke off in his big toe Then the snake bit Roy on a toe of his right foot The boys ran to shore pelted a few rocks at the snake and then sat down ot the job of saving their lives They cut the wounds open with a sliver of glass sucked out the ven om and applied shoe laces around their ankles as tourni quets Finally they hailed a woman at the farmhouse nearby and she called an ambulance Both boys are in Fort Worth hospitals Doctors said they are in excellent condition ews in a utshell 10 a m Friday Meeting will be our antiquated federal pay sys the delegates elected at the Junejtem would be greatly intensified 6 primary 1 Instead of making The conventions are requiredby improving the federal pay by law to elect delegates to the regular state conventions state judicial conventions and district judicial convention would actually be takinga long step backward It takes a twothirds margin of members voting in both the The regular state and Senate to override a veto The measure passed in both the House and Senate by more than that margin House fight on wage WASHINGTON WVHouse Re publicans and Southern Demo Lawrence E Plummer Northcrats batUed Thursday to scale wood Democrat for the two va Judge Wild would be will be held in Des Republican on July 20 and the Democratic on July 28 The state judicial conventions also are held in Des Moines the Demo cratic on July 30 and the Re publican on Aug 2 The 12th district judicial con vention for both parties will be held simultaneously at 1 a m July 14 in the Cerro Gordo Coun ty Courthouse Both parties are expected to nominate Judge C H Wild Allison Republican and cancies running mer would be seeking the chair down a wage bill re FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES BUFFALO N Y The United Steelworkers Union will seek a 32hour week and retirement at 60 years of age to com bat automation a union district director Joseph P Molony said Thurs day BOSTON Fireworks casualties this Fourth of July will number no more than 10 and few of these will be fatal a National Fire Protection Associa tion official said Thurs day CHICO Calif Radio station KPAY of Chico located just 12 miles from Paradise Calif is offer ing free funerals to per sons who feel they might be killed in a traffic ac cident on the Fourth of July Announcers make the offer Simply send in your name and ad dress plus the next of kin on a postcard Ad dress the postcard to Fu lends in VIENNA Austria W Ni kita Khrushchev arrived in neu tral Austria Thursday for a nineday state visit that is ex pected to be all smiles and talk of peaceful coexistence The Soviet Premier and his riarty of more than 80 persons ere met at Viennas Schwe chat Airfield by President Adolf Schaerf Chancellor Julius Raab and other top Austrians The Russians in Moscow were saying that Khrushchevs isit would show the world that Communist and capitalist states jean live in peaceful coexistence The Austrians were intent on miking sure that Khrushchev would irritate nobody in the West or make anti Western propaganda They planned the full tourist treatment for him Nepal acts for defense KATMANDU Nepal This tiny Himalayan country KPAY Radio Chico neral Arrangements jmoved quickly to bolster its I armed forces Thursday in the jface ofCommunist Chinese at Itacks from Tibet on Nepalese border outposts for reelection PlumjSarded by Democrats as a key election year measure being vacated oy lucige iom Thcy sougnt to reduce both Boynton Forest City who is notthe proposed minipfrst Mi MEXICO CITY icos airline will inaugurate jetliner serv ice in this country with Britishmade Comet IVs Monday RED WELCOME MOSCOW tfi Mikoj yan The upper house of parliament unanimously passed a resolution calling for formation of auxil iary armed forces and compul sory military training for boys and girls over 14 years old At the same time a leader of I top Soviet government government declare the newly in welcoming Indonesianlsigned treaty with Communist a oamlidatp for rp election u K r i r First Ministcr Djuanda to MosChina null and void a candidate lor rceieciion imum and the number of addicow Thursday The Cerro Gordo County wooers who would be ventions will be held in the YMCA for the Democrats and in the courthouse for the Repub licans The Democratic county cen tral committee will meet imme diately after the convention ad journs It will be electing a county chairman to succeed Bob Douglas Mason City who re signed several weeks ago Mrs Rex Wcscott Clear Lake is the vice chairman affected The bill is one of three major pieces of legislation to be con sidered in the House before it recesses Saturday for the na tional political conventions ON TRIP TOKYO UP Typhoon Olive now a iropical storm bowled iicross the Gulf of Tonkin Thurs day toward north Viet Nam On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 67 Clear Lake News 8 North Iowa News 11 Comics 12 Latest Marked IS Mason City News 1415 Sports 1718 SAME
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