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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 12, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 98 The newspaper Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease that makes all North lowans MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 12 I960 neighbors If a Copy Thl Pnpcr Consists of Three SectloiwSeclion One NO m Deserted citythats Havana By ZELL RABIN New York Herald Tribune News Service a dazzling skyline of luxury hotels a heav ily guarded Russian tanker lies in Havana Harbor To most Americans the pres ence of the tanker Chernovcy is final proof that Fidel Castro has turned the beautiful island of Cuba into a Communist satel lite 90 miles from the Florida Keys Two years ago Castro and his guerrillas swept down from the Sierra Maestra and lib erated Cuba from the terror and corruption of Batista dictator ship Never without his telescopic rifle and a 10inch Churchillian cigar the bearded swashbuck ling liberator was adored by 6 000000 Cubans In the United States Dr Castro who is a law yer had great support for Americans believed that at long last Cuba would become a dem ocratic neighbor But today Americans are horrified by his agrarian reform his Marxist economic programs his over tures to Russia and by Cuban Communists who enjoy power prestige and position in the new revolutionary government THOSE WHO still had linger ing doubts over Castros aims were finally convinced of h i s Communist intentions when Cu bans seized all foreignowned oil refineries last week and turned to Russia for their power sup plies Last week an emergency meeting of the Cuban govern ment approved a law authoriz ing Castro to appropriate all American property by decree This is Castros answer to a move in Washington to cut im ports of Cuban sugar which is the islands main industry and principal source of foreign ex change Cuba and the US seem to be plunging into an allout economic war and relations be tween tlfe two countries are at their lowest point Havana a beautiful city is perfumed with cigar smoke and populated with voluptuous Latin beauties Every visitor to Cuba is handed a free glass of Ba cardi rum and is serenaded by a three piece rhumba band as he passes through Customs and Immigration LARGELY DUE to Castros violent antiAmerican speeches the tourist trade has dropped by 90 per cent and the government is making determined but so far unsuccessful attempts to re vive it Castros bearded sol diers who seem to have popped straight out of the Old Testa ment act as policemen De spite their prominent Lugers and 45s they have a winning gentleness and obvious popular ity with the people At the air terminal one black 3000 requested asks ops LEOPOLDV1LLE Congo Mi llie Congo government Tuesday asked the United States to send an armed force of 3000 men to help restore law and order in the strifetorn republic Reporting this to the Associ ated Press Belgian Minister Ganshof van der Mecrsch said the plan was that Americans would serve with Belgian and Congolese troops under a joint to Washington as quickly as pos sible At Washington the US con firmed the secretary of Stato Christian Herter planned to dis cuss the matter with United Na command It is not intended at present he said that there should be one supreme commander of the force vuo3 uiam Van der Mcersch said US lions officials Ambassador Claire Timbcrlakc has been asked by the Congo government formally to pass its request for the American troop KEYNOTER GETS FIRST DEMONSTRATION Keynoter Frank Church Idahos 35yearold senator waves the Oregon state standard as he joins in the Sen Kennedy accepts AP Photofax first demonstration of the Democratic national con vention in Los Angeles The parade of signwaving delegates came at the end of Churchs speech Johnso n FROM OUE WIRE SERVICES LOS Lyndon B Johnson Tuesday challenged Sen John F Kennedy to a pub lic debate in an eleventhhour attempt to wreck the Kennedy bandwagon Kennedy accepted Johnson announced his chal lenge at a special news confer ence in which he said he still does not believe Kennedy has enough delegate votes to win Symington for vice president heard often LOS ANGELES ematically Iowa Gov Herschel C Loveless has a oneinfive chance to be the Democratic vice presidential nominee but the king makers would put the odds lower than that the Democratic presidential nomination Backers of Adlai E Stevenson also presented a neversaydie front to the convention But their cause and Johnsons ap peared to be hopeless Balloting begins Wednesday Johnson proposed that he and Kennedy engage in an after noon debate on convention is sues at a joint meeting of the CLOUD Sen John appears to F Kennedy who have the partys bearded soldier in olive green battle dress bounced two chub by babies on h i s knees while their mother rested Havanas hotels which pre viously thrived on U S tourists are empty husks The Havana Hilton has been seized by the government and renamed Ha vana Libre a move which will do nothing to entice U S dol lars INSTEAD OF American tour ists Havana has the Peiping Opera Company a Georgian ballet a Czech and East Ger man Trade Mission a Red Chi nese Youth delegation and Rus sian oil and mining engineers During the hated Batista re gime the American underworld movsd in and transformed the famed Malecon along Havanas seawall into the biggest and plushest gambling strip the world has ever seen The new regime believes gam bling is against the best inter ests of the revolution Today only five empty casinos are left and gamblers have abandoned Havana Cubans voice their opinions of presidential nod cinched tighter than a Victorianera waist is casting his vice presidential se lection eye on the Midwest He has made it plain he wants somebody who can pull the farm vote and Gov Loveless thus re mains in contention But four other names were prominently mentioned headed b Sen Stuart Symington himself a presidential candidate Reportedly the delegate from the powerful states of Nev York Pennsylvania and Ohio prefer Symington Others mentioned were Minne sots Gov Orville L Freeman Kansas Gov George Docking and Henry M Jackson ington senator With five candidates Loveless would earn the oneinfive bet But the pressure is great to get someone with a bigger name like Symington FIVE KILLED WASHINGTON UPI Five Army officers were killed and one is missing in the crash of an L20 aircraft at he Gamboa docking area in the Panama Canal Zone Monday Texas and Massachusetts dele gations The frontrunning Massachu setts senator believes he has enough votes to win a first bal lot victory Wednesday Kennedy was so confident of victory that he already was trying to pick a runningmate The convention meanwhile squared off for a civil rights battle Despite a vigorous pro Kennedy gets 9 more votes North Iowa Mostly cloudy and cooler Tuesday night lowsin lower 60s Partly cloudy and cooler Wednesday highs 77 83 Iowa Considerable cloudiness with scattered showers or thunderstorms south and east central Tuesday night cooler lows in the mid 60s Partly cloudy Wednesday cooler east and south highs 8Q85 Further outlook Fair to partly cloudy and cooler Thursday Minnesota Variable cloudiness showers Highs Wednesday in 70s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Now has 7521 LOS ANGELES Dis trict of Columbias nine votes in the Democratic presidential nominating convention re leased Monday by Sen Hubert H Humphrey voted Tuesday to shift solidly to Sen John F Kennedy The latest tabulation shows Kennedy with ballot votes short of the 761 necessary for nomina tion Meanwhile Sen George A Smathers DFla urged the South to hold firm behind Sen ate Democratic leader Lyndon B Johnson for president even though we might be support test from delegates of nine Southern slates there seemed little likelihood that the opposi tion would go beyond vocal fire works or engage in any substan tial bolt The convention officially opened Monday night with Sen Frank Church of Idaho deliver ing the keynote speech before a noisy group of delegates and visitors CHURCH CHARGED that peace freedom the fale of the world all ultimately depend up on American principle Ameri US accuses Reds of provoking new air spy incident NEWPORT R I The summer White House Tuesda accused the Soviet Union of a deliberate and reckless attemp to create an international incident in shooting down an America reconnaissance plane in the arptic At President Eisenhowers vacation headquarters press sec relary JamesC Hagerty also denied Russian claims that Ui plane was over Soviet territory when it was brought down July 1 The American RB47 plane was over international water and at no time was over Soviet territory Soviet territorial water or Soviet air space Hagerty said in a statement The shooting clown of this plane as the Soviet governmen can prestige and American pow er And all these three bul warks he added have eroded lo the danger point in seven years under President Eisen hower The lanky young Idaho senator set the tone for the coming pres idential campaign His speech cast in the traditional partisan pattern poked scorn at admin istration domestic policies in the fields of farm programs in terest rates public works pro grams CHURCH DERIDED GOP prosperity claims as a pitch ing a loser It was the first time that a proJohnson southern leader Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation 85 68 72 11 On the inside Society News 678 Comics 9 Sports H12 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Clear Lake News r 16 Editorials 17 North Iowa News 18 Farm Town Living PuHout Section turned has conceded publicly that Johnson might not be headed for victory Smathers softened his state ment by telling the North Caro lina delegation he did not be Jieve he was supporting a loser But he told the delegates at a breakfast meeting that its a great comfort to go down with a loser if he is the best man Albert Lea racing driver is killed ALBERT LEA Minn Gerald Brua 23 a wellknown stockcar driver was killed early Tuesday when his car left a road near here and over man prosperity the kind that re sults when government is run by hucksters not unaccustomed to selling inferior products by wrapping them in bright pack ages But he reserved his harshest indictment for the Eisenhower record in foreign policy For more than seven years he said the President and his represen tatives have staged it as though the world were a grandstand where showmanship might be the easy substitute for states manship Tuesday nights session fea tures reports of platform com mittees andan address by per manent chairman Gov LeRoy Collins of Florida ACTRESS WEDS ASPEN Colo actress Gene Tierney 38 and W Howard Lee 51 Texas oil millionaire and former husband of Hedy Lamarr were married in this small mountain town Tuesday without fanfare or ad vance public announcement alleges can only have been a liberate and reckless attempt I create an international inci dent Hagerty also hit at efforts bj Soviet Premier Nikita Khrush chev and his government to liken the new plane episode to the U2 spy plane mission of las May In Moscow Khrushchev warned that resumption o American U2 spy flights over the Soviet Union would heat the existing tension to boiling point and bring matters to the out break of war EARLIER IN AN opening statement Khrushchev h a d charged the flight of Ihe RB47 reconnaissance plane shot down July 1 by a Soviet fighter dem onstrated that US policy is aimed at provoking a serious military conflict He also declared that thi new act of perfidy had dem onstrated that President Eisen liowers assurance in Paris tha the U2 flights over Soviet terri tory had been discontinued was not worth a bad penny Khrushchev claimed the two surviving crewmen of the Amer ican Lt John R Mc Cone 38 Tonganoxie Kan and 1st Lt Freeman B Olmstead 24 Elmira admitted their plane was to have flown along the northern frontiers of the Soviet Union on an espionage mission KHRUSHCHEV SAID the So viet government had delayed 11 ews in a utshell FEOM OUK W1EE SERVICES BONN Germany Three members of the American military mis sion in Communist East days in announcing that the RB47 had been shot down in or der to see what alibis the Unitec States would come up with He said frankly his government was hoping for another cover story like the initial explanation that the U2 shot down on May Day lad been on a weather flight and lad strayed inadvertently over I Soviet territory Khrushchev said the fact that the American bomber was shot down by a fighter showed that American strategic bombers are fully within the range of Soviet defense forces and any strategy based on their use is doomed to failure Germany have been beat en up by an East German gang the U S Embassy revealed ROME Pictro Car dinal Fumasoni Biondi 87 head of the Roman Catholic Churchs world wide missionary activi ties died Tuesday LONDON Prime Minister Macmillan said he is discussing with President Eisenhower whether changes should be made in arrangements for U S reconnaissance planes to use British bases SEOUL U S Army strength in South Korea is being bolstered by 3000 men to bring two undermanned U S infan try divisions stationed along the truce line up to operating strength Units of the US 24th Infantry Division based in West Germany have been on the alert for sev eral days awaiting a possible call to the Congo The 3000 men requested would constitute more than a regiment THE SENDING of American troops into the Congo one of the richest and most strategic countries of Africa would have tremendous political repercus sions Presumably the Congolese and the Belgians are aware this and feel that the emergen cy is such thai the risk is justi fied The Belgian minister plained that at present the com bined force is intended to be used only in Leopoldville the capital and the Matadi Boma and Bagongo areas Matadi and Boma are the countrys two main ports Their maintenance is essential for the ife of the newly independent state The Bakongo area home of the Bakongo tribe is princi pally around Leopoldville THE BRUSSELS radio heard n Belgium quoted the Belga news agency as saying the Con go wanted the American troops on a purely temporary basis Moscow meanwhile broad cst a charge that the United States and other Western powers were in a plot to ake away the young Congo re publics independence achieved from Belgium 12 days ago The Congolese government acted as it faced the possibility f losing its richest province atanga in the southeast Pre mier Moise Tshombe of Ka anga accusing the Congolese ovcrnment of using Communist nelhods said Monday he had el up a slate independent of the entral government in Leopold ille UNITED The TJ N Security Coun cil will meet Monday to consider Cuban charges that the United States is carrying on a policy of economic a g gr e s s i o n against the government of Fidel Castro LOSES OWN CASE LOS ANGELES ty county public defender Mel vin Pierovich 50 defended him self in divorce court Monday His wife Karlyn 40 was grant ed a divorce and custody of their hree children All aboard C47 believed dead BOGOTA Colombia The American embassy an nounced Tuesday that the wreckage of the US military transport plane lost Monday night between Bogota and Quito Ecuador was found near Pichincha volcano north of the Ecuadorian capital First reports said that there were no survivors The embassy said that the 47 belonging to the US air mission in Colombia was en to Quito from Bogota with between 15 and 17 persons aboard including the crew anJ that all but six persons aboard were Americans Their were withheld SAME DATE1959328 the government with disarming candor Taxi driver Conrad Gittens said Since the revolution my business has dropped 90 per cent Fidel is doing great things for Cuba but he is ruining me Jose Valdes a barber Our revolution means that we are now an independent free coun try So many Americans seem to think that Cuba is a U S colony It was under Batista but now we are free Presidential primary has much af stake at Democratic convention RV W PADI UAI I t J i By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor LOS future of the presidential primary sys tem is just about as much at stake in the Democratic nation al convention as is the future of any aspirant for the presidential nomination If John F Kennedy wins the prize it can be said with a great deal of plausibility that it was his demonstrated strength in primaries that set him apart from the others in the chase If on the other hand however he falters and falls these next four days he can say as Este Kefauver has in other times that what happens in primary elections is of noeffect THE YOUTHFUL Massachu setts senator came here with indisputable showings ol strength in New Hampshire Wisconsin Illinois Indiana Ohio West Virginia Nebraska Maryland and Ore gon Politicians quite generally lold the presidential primary n low esteemIts their reason ing that voters in a polling booth are being called upon to do what should be left to the more discriminating hand of a nominating convention Former President Truman has been particularly outspok en on this He remembers what once happened to him in New Hampshire in an unwanted competition with Estes Ke fauver As already suggested oppon ents of the presidential primary may have a lot of support in the years ahead Much depends on what happens here between now and Friday everywhere And some of them especially the wives of four frontrunners for the nomina tion are uncommonly attrac tive Looking out over the field of delegates one sees about as many women as men With their vivid hats they are ever so much more in evidence AT THE TURN of the can tury what few women there Women women women were were at political present by conventions sufferance They had no vote of course Now however theres a most practical reason for giving worn V en full partnership in things po litical That reason is that po tentially American women vot ers outnumber men voters by 5000000 And not all of them alas vote the way their husbands tell em Even before the opening gavel ell on this convention there iad been some agonized shrieks about the steep cost of meeting n this sprawling metropolis It wouldnt bo hard to sell this gathering on the evils of infla ion Transportation of course is a major item on the expense ac count Thats because nothing is close to anywhere else in this largest city areawise in the world One third New Yorks population but about twice as big geographically DONT BLAME the taxis my driver apologized as I was shelling out for my ride from downtown Los Angeles to the Blair House on the near edge of Hollywood We dont charge any more than taxis do in other places Its just that distances are greater Ravines and hills some of tho latter almost big enough to clas sify as mountains have mili tated against population density Anybody who wants to stay under for a noon lunch must be satisfied with a sandwich and a dab of potato chips or French fries Thats a tip Up to this time I havent steeled my courage sufficiently to inquire about the tariff on my tiotel room I would probably faint the exchequer in our business office later when I submit my expense account Promoters of the convention have one chief worry as   

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