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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 5, 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 Intentional Full Lease Wire MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 5 1960 7e a Copy Paper Coiuliti of Two SectionsSection On No I Relief in I sight for j city voters Survey shows reapportionment national problem By FREDERICK K POOLE NEW YORK in dignant urban resident whi finds his state controlled b rural legislators may have re lief in sight A survey of all state capitals shows a strong if still inconclu sive trend to put power back in the hands of the population ma jority which by now has switched to the cities The fight for proportional rep resentation is an old one bu in recent weeks it has gainec impetus from wellorganized battles to force change via fed eral and state courts FOR YEARS most of the na tions state legislatures have ig nored their own constitutional provisions to reapportion them selves every 10 years Conse quently in many cases the farmers who were in a majority when the state constitutions were adopted still control the legislatures even though they are in a minority For example Alabama has riot effected reapportionment since 1901 Iowa since 1904 In diana 1921 Nebraska 1937 Oklahoma 1910 North Dakota 1931 Mississippi not for at least 40 years However current action some times by civic groups some tines by popular initiative sometimes by new power groups within the legislatures them selves is leading to change And as change comes it Latest count 438 Traffic deaths set mark A HULL OF A and Mrs Guy Sutton St Petersburg Fla taking part in annual AP Photofax also of St Petersburg hit and climbed atop then craft Sutton whose head can be seen at left and summer festival treasure hunt came close to being his wife somehow suffered only scrapes cuts and crushed when a boat piloted by John Bowman 14 bruises Cuba girding for US cutback as points generally to increased power to cities to the Demo cratic party which controls so many cities to groups support ing liberal reform IN THE NORTH and West this apparently means power for labor unions and other groups associated with the Democratic Party In the oneparty South it apparently means power for groups within the Democratic Party which take aanore liberal view on civil rights Ill Massachusetts the legisla ture which recently went Demo cratic after years under Repub lican control is in the process of reapportioning in a manner which many observers feel will keep it Democratic for years to corne The Minnesota legislature though still giving a dispropor tionate say to rural counties is reapportioning in 1962 for the first time since 1913 The Illinois legislature was reapportioned in fur the first time since 1863 A petition for reapportionment in the first time since been filed but is being challenged in the courts of signatures In Washington the voters approved by initiative in 1956 the first redistricting since 1930 BUT EVEN in states where the constitutional provisions are followed the new apportion ment often gives only token rec ognition to the rising urban pop ulation Now a move to end rur al legislative domination once and for all is building up an a series of court suits to give the courts power to make states fol low their own constitutions A citizens suit for reapportion ment in Tennessee was recently dismissed by a threejudge fed eral panel but will go on appeal to the US Supreme court In Florida the Federal District Court of Appeals heard argu ments on a similar suit this month and is preparing a deci sion HAVANA Castros cabinet ministers met into the early morning hours Tuesday They were believed drafting or act promptly on the authority Congress gave him to suspenc all or part of the still unfilled 1960 quota of Cuban sugar im ders for seizure of American j ported into the United States u Eisenhower can also reduce or suspend the American pur chases of Cuban sugar at pre mium prices for the first three months of 1961 IN RETALIATION the beard has the property to be issued when President Eisenhower cuts the Cuban sugar quota Eisenhower was expected to i ews m B utshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES HAVANA Miro Cardona Cuban ambassador to the US took political asylum in the Argentine Embassy Cardona appointed by Fidel Castro but never actually left Ha vana to take up his post Korea opened the first of a series of trials against 87 persons associated with the deposed government of former President Syngrnan Rhee WASHINGTON A Senate subcommittee re port pictures a big seg ment of delinquent American youths as drugaddicted criminally oriented and preoccupied with sex lyie Senate group recommended fed eral aid to the states for training personnel to help combat rising juve nile delinquency ed Cuban threatened revolutionary to take over On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 678 Clear Lake News9 Sports News 1112 Comics 13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Farm News 17 North Iowa News 20 Senate confirms 2 postmasterships WASHINGTON WThe Sen ate has confirmed these Iowa postmaster nominations Nor man P Nelson Britt and Ken neth F Halverson Fenton property of Americans down to the nails of their shoes The ministers met at the pres idential palace at 2 pm Mon day Some were still in the squat white threestory build ing at midnight An official told newsmen then no announce ments would be made and they could go home While the ministers were con ferring Conrado Becquer head of Cubas halfmillion sugar workers told his forces to stand ready to seize the 36 sugar mills n Cuba owned by Americans The Castro regime already has taken over almost all American owned agricultural land Bevan 62 growing steadily weaker LONDON medical bul etin Tuesday said Aneurin Be ran ailing deputy leader of Britains Labor party is grow ing steadily weaker His gen eral condition is unchanged the bulletin said He had a comfortable night but weakness is very marked Bevan 62 un derwent major abdominal surg ery of undisclosed nature last December He has been an in valid since and last week suf fered a severe relapse CASTROS OFFICIAL family exuded confidence the govern ment would overcome the threat of an oil shortage arising from the seizure of the islands three foreign oil refineries and the companies cutoff normal supply of oil in Cubas Venezuelan By THE ASSOCIATKD IKESS Traffic deaths set a high mark for a threeday celebra tion of Independence Day and brought a call for action to curb such slaughter Fatalities that hit and held an average of five an hour surpassed the previous record of 407 set in 1955 before the holiday period ended at mid night Belated reports Tuesday boosted the toil The latest ac counting showed 438 traffic deaths 34 by boating 124 drownings and 110 from mis cellaneous causes for a total of 706 But it fell short of the rec ord for any threeday holiday observance the 609 piled up at Christmas in 1955 The rec ord for any Fourth of July is 491 set over a fourday period in 1950 The record for any set in a four day Christmas observance in 1956 The Associated Press tabu on a bas only three states Alaska Delaware and New Hampshire reported no motor vehicle deaths Hawaii a new state had only two traffic deaths Ohio and California had 30 or more The National Safety Coun cil had estimated 370 traffic fatalities for the period that began at 6 pm Friday and ended at midnight Monday Kennedy raps ealt The nation apprehensive and hungry for news was told that many tankers have been offered to bring Soviet crude oil here under the oilforsugar barter agreement signed with the So viet Union Authoritative sources said eight tankers owned or char ered by the Communists are a total of 60000 tons of Soviet crude oil to bolster the dwindling stocks at the refiner es This represents about a veeks supply for Cuba which as little hydroelectric or coal aciiities and depends on oil for most of its power Texan in Demo race officially WASHINGTON Democratic leader Lyndon John son formally announced Tues day he will actively seek the presidential nomination The announcement came as no surprise For months John son has been touring the coun try visiting delegations and making speeches with the presi dency obviously very much in mind THE TEXAN told a con ference My name will be placed in nomination at the Democratic convention in Los Angeles He added some of his support ers predict a third ballot vic tory for him at the Los Angeles voting I shall be honored to have the delegates consider my can didacy Johnson declared Johnson said he had been un able up to now to jump into the race because his position as ma jority leader required him to be in Washington Someone had to tend the store he said SEN LYNDON JOHNSON YANKEE DOODLES NEW YORK tim ng of the James K OBriens might well be described as pa riotic Mary OBrien 34 gave irth Monday to Dennis ounds on the birthday of his rother Mike 6 and his sis er Maureen 12 RECENTLY preme Court THE Slate Su of New Jersey heard arguments on a taxpay ers appealfor a ruling that the present apportionment discrimi nates against new suburban areas A suit is also pending in the Michigan Supreme Court filed by state AFLCJO Presi dent August Scholle to reappor tion the GOPdominated Michi gan Senate Michigan is the classic case of a northern state which often voles Democratic in statewide elections and atthe same time often elects a Republican legis lature Florida likewise is a good example of a Southern state with a moderate Demo cratic governor LeRoy Collins and a Democratic legislature which is vehement against any form of raoial desegregation LEOMINSTER Mass suspects accused in the mass rape of a 19 yearold girl were or dered held for the grand jury while 100 police and firemen equipped with riot guns and high pres sure hoses kept a wary eye on an angry crowd of 500 gathered near the courthouse MOSCOWState ments by a high Soviet official indicated that captured U2 spy plane pilot Francis G Powers will be tried publicly soon in a civil court rather than by a secret military tribunal WATER VICTIM GAYS 111 WPlDaniel McMur ray 5 son of Dr and Mrs Harry McMurray Burlington Iowa drowned in a farm pond near this eastcentral Illinois community Monday HEADED FOR Ber nard Goldf ine and his private secretary Mildred Paperman leave the Boston courtroom after being given jail sen tences for contempt of court Goldfine AP Photofax giftgiving friend of former White House aide Sherman Adams got 90 days and Miss Paperman 10 days for failing to produce records for federal Reading a prepared 1500 word statement to the crowded televised news conference John son stressed the challenges that will face the next President from Soviet Premier Khrush chev THE NEXT President is not going to be a talking President or a travelling President John son asserted He must be a working President He said the Communists are moving in to kill off Ameri can leadership and to destroy the free world itself The Texan said Khrushchev unmasked the future in all its grim challenge in Paris when he wrecked the summit confer ence We must have in our na tional leadership a man able to stand against the challenge of Communism Johnson said Johnson predicted the next President also will be met by the threat of a Soviet submarine base in Cuba a new ultimatum in Berlin attacks on the secur ity of US bases overseas and by insults to the American flag RiTESSET MINNEAPOLIS UPI Fu neral services will be Wednes day for the Rev Dr H 0 Shur son 88 treasurer emeritus of the Evangelical Lutheran Church The Weather North Iowa Variable cloudines through Wednesday Widelj scattered showers or thunder storms southeast section Tues day night lows 5458 High Wednesday 7580 Iowa Fair to partly cloudy through Wednesday Widely scattered showers or thunde storms and locally warmc southeast Tuesday night coo er northwest lows 5462 High Wednesday 7584 Further ou cloudy and mii with chance of scattered thun dcrstorm west Thursday Minnesota Fair cooler High Wednesday 7075 GlobeGazette weather dat up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum Minimum Precipitation 75 54 08 Dublin again has nonCatholic mayor DUBLIN E Dockrell 52 has become th second nonCatholic in recen times to be elected lord mayor of Dublin The predominentlj Roman Catholic city counci picked Dockrell Monday He is a member of the Protestant Church of Ireland Robert Bris coe a Jew held the post in 1956 SAME Black DATE FJag Means Traffic Past 24 Hours Death Max Conrad sets new mark near Davenport DES MOINES eran flyer Max Conrad set a new closed circuit distance record for light planes Tues day and indicated he would try to double the record before he ends his endurance flight Conrad fighting fatigue and hunger was unaware that he set the new mark until he was informed by ground to air radio I didnt even think about it I was too sleepy at the time Conrad said The flying grandfather sur passed the old record of 3083 miles about 15 miles west of Davenport on his fourth lap around the triangular course from Minneapolis to Chicago to Des Moines However Conrad indicated he would try to remain in the air at least one more day in an effort to double the rec ord and make sure it would be returned to the free world The old mark was set last year by Jire Kunc Czecho slovakia Johnsons camp is target LOS ANGELES Angry supporters Tuesday branded as opposition desperation tactics statements that Sen John F Kennedy is not healthy enough o be nominated for president ay the Democrats The Massachusetts senators brother Robert F Kennedy struck back at critics in the camp of Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon B Johnson of Texas who said Kennedy suf fers from Addisons disease and owes his life to the drug corti sone Robert Kennedy told a re porter These are desperation tactics employed by those who are trying unsuccessfully to stop my brothers nomination These charges show how really des perate they are KENNEDY SPOKE out 35 Democratic platform drafters prepared to plunge into the first of what promises to be lively preconvention hearings on con troversial domestic and foreign issues One of the hottest potatoes of to do about declining farm income and overproduc tion of some the starting list for the 104member committee It hopes to have a Dlatform in nearfinal form be fore the presidential nominating convention opens next Monday Platform differences were far overshadowed however by a crackling debate over whether Kennedy is actually as healthy and vigorous as he looks and acts This grew out of his reply to ormer President Harry S Tru mans suggestion that the Massachusetts senator isnt ma ure enough for the presidency When Kennedy stressed in an answering New York statement hat a young man of strength jealth and vigor is needed in he White House some of John ions supporters read into this indirect allusion to the Texas senators 1955 heart at ack Kennedy is 43 Johnson 1 an JOHN CONN ALLY eads the CitizensforJohnsou Committee said Kennedy suf ered from Addisons disease his is a disease involving mal unctioning of the adrenal lands adjacent to the kidneys t causes irritation of the gas rointestinal tract It is ac ompanied by weakness and ir egularity of heart action and an be fatal India Edwards cochairman f the Johnson Committee said e had been told by doctors she id not name that Kennedy wes his life to cortisone treat ments Robert Kennedy fired back a tatemcnt in which he said that evidently there are those the Democratic Party ho would prefer that if they annot win the nomination lemselves they want the Dem crat who does win to lose in Then the Kennedy camp pro uced a June 11 letter to the enator signed by New York octors Eugene J Cohen and anet Travel which said that December 1958 test showed that your adrenal glands do unction The two doctors said the dates health is excellent   

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