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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 20, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 98 The newspaper that makes ai North I owans neighbors Associated Prew wfl UnlM PMU rnteraaUonal Fall Wre MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 20 1960 7c a Copy Thl Contou of Four SectionsSection On No 241 Rocket ot fro m r TRIO ON THE TRACK This threepassenger 1922 Dodge is just the right size to bring The Flappers to the Roaring 20s celebration in Mason City Friday and Saturday If they do manage to get the car off the railroad track the young women will be on hand to sing at the street dances Friday night While GlobeGazette photo by Jo Moore Larabeth Fanny Folsom frantically pushes the car Bess Big Time Bess Karamitros is horrified at the sight of an oncoming train In the auto is Maria Hatges from Natchez Hatges The auto is owned by the Roof Oil Co 1824 S Federal IS BSSLB6 fcj MVrf By PAUL M QUINN ANCHORAGE AND JUNEAU Alaska capital fight is rapidly taking on civil war campaign proportions The issue which developed soon after the former territory became the 49th state a year and a half ago will be deter mined Aug 9 in the states pri mary election On that day Alaskan voters will decide whether the state capital should be moved from the southern coastal town of Juneau Anchorage or a site near this city of 85000 the population center of the state has been suggested for the state govern mental headquarters A GROUP KNOWN as Alas kans United is leading the fight against moving the capital but Plan counterattacks on vicious Russian propaganda attacks WASHINGTON ffl President Eisenhower was reported Wed nesday to be all for a policy of American officials hitting back hard and fast at Kremlin propa CHRISTIAN HERTER ganda onslaughts against the United States Word from the summer White House at Newport RI was that the President had given a per sonal goahead on this at a con ference there with Secretary of State Christian A Herter and other key foreign policy advis ers Much of the hitting back re portedly will be done through the United Nations where US and Soviet delegates have been Polaris is big success Navy hails achievement FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES A Polaris missile wa launched from a submergec submarine for the first time Wednesday It streaked 1100 miles over the Atlantic and hit successfully in the planned tar get area The missile was fired from the nuclearpowered George Washington as the submarine cruised underwater about 30 miles off Cape Canaveral THE SUCCESSFUL flight put the United States a step closer to possession of one of the most powerful and elusive war de errent systems so far devised It was regarded as a significant advance in the field of missile operations in which the Unitec States is believed to hold a big edge over the Soviet use of solid fuel During Wednesdays firing the submarine was invisible ti observers except for abrigh orange telementry antenna which protruded from the sea to mark its position The sub was cruising slowly When the countdown reachec A bed of cinders Sleepwalks off train ST PAUL UPI A Hastings Minn Boy Scout who ap parently fell from a slowly moving train while sleepwalking is reported in good condition in a Cut Bank Mont hospital Wednesday The boy Jeffery Keating 13 was on a special train carry ing 320 twin city area Scouts on a trip to Glacier National Park and the National Scout Jamboree at Colorado Springs Colo He was found sleeping along the tracks by a Great North ern Railroad crew He said he had fallen from the train during the night and since he only had shorts on had been afraid to flag down a car nearby highway on a His parents are en route to pick up Jeffery and will take him to the jamboree at Colorado Springs if he feels well enough They saidhe had never walked in his sleep before Interest high at parley Iowa GOP Mitchell out it is apparent that Alaskans are far from being united on the is sue The fight in fact has taken on aspects of a battle royal al though to date acrid bitterness is yet to develop The fight is being waged publicly in news paper editorials on radio and television The battle is not without its US budget surplus of billion NEWPORT R I dent Eisenhower Wednesday an nounced a budget surplus for the fiscal year which ended June 30 The surplus is more than five times as large as the figure the President predicted last Janu ary THIS DEMONSTRATION of fiscal responsibility not only re MIJU Ljf 11UL UillY JL C sentimental angle Juneau a inforees economic strength here historical citv of tfu 49th historical city of the 49th produced more than S150 million worth of gold from 1880 to the mid 20th century It is steeped in color and tradition But proponents of the move to transfer the governmental site maintain that with the glitter long gone from the Ju neau area the disadvantages of having the capitol building in Juneau far outweigh the histor ical attractions THOSE FAVORING the move have charged that mercenary objectives which disregard long range benefits for all Alaskans are behind the movement to keep the capital in Juneau The city is now a fishing port Robert Atwood publisher of the Anchorage Daily Times contends that the present state g o v e r nment establishment is clumsy and inefficient State de cisions are made at Juneau 500 miles or more from 85 per cent of the population and field op erations are subject to remote control from Juneau Donald Reynolds publisher of the Juneau Alaska Empire recently took issue with the Times The Juneau paper con at home but reaffirms to the world that the United States in tends to run its financial affairs on a sound basis Eisenhower said in a statement at the sum mer White House The announcement coming just a few days in advance of the opening of the GOP National Convention is sure to be seized on with delight by Republicans in their campaign to retain the presidency and capture control of Congress This was the Eisenhower ad ministrations third budget sur plus in seven years IN WASHINGTON it was re ported that unexpected gains in the personal income of Ameri cans boosting federal individual income tax collections contrib uted most of the revenue in North Iowa Mostly fair and slightly warmer through Thursday Lows Wednesday night 6570 Highs Thursday 9095 Iowa Partly cloudy northeast fair west and south Wednesday night warmer east and north central lows in upper 60s Generally fair Thursday warmer southeast highs in mid 90s Further outlook Partly cloudy Friday contin ued warm chance of scat tered thundershowers in after sparring verbally this week over the Cuban situation But Herter made it apparent on leaving the Newport meeting that not all of the return fire will originate in the UN HE PROMPTLY accused the Soviet Union of waging a very provocative type of an anti American campaign Asked by newsmen to speculate on the motives for the Soviet attitude he said We take this attitude seriously and regard it as one we should give serious consid eration to Further evidence of the policy of replying to Soviet charges came late Tuesday when the State Department rejected a zero the Polaris tube shot the missile toward the surface at a slight angle on a column of com pressed air WHEN THE MISSILE popped from the sea its motors had not ignited They were protected from the water by nozzle covers It hung poised over the waves for an instant before its first stage ignited automatically Then it streaked skyward in a great plume of white smoke and spray Newsmen high Navy and de fense officials watched the shot from the laboratory ship USS Lodge may be Veep choice ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES CHICAGO Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge Jr moved ito the favorites role Wednesday as Richard Nixons running mate on the I960 Republican ticket Secretary of Labor James P Mitchell who has said he is available for the job has been knocked out of contention and consideration for the No 2 spot Mitchells chances were washed out when the Democrats topped their ticket last week with Sen John F Kennedy who like Mitchell is a Roman Catholic Mitchell himself is understood to have abandoned all hope Meanwhile Treasury Secretary Robert B Anderson an Eisenhower Democrat from Texas emerged as a new dark hors possibility for the GOP presidential spot AN AIDE said in Washington that Anderson has not been crease tended that the Times has gone on an editorial binge the theme song of which is decap italizing southeastern Alaska Norman Brown publisher of the Anchorage Daily News has pointed out in his paper that the move would cost Alaska be tween fifty and one hundred mil lion dollars to Make Corporation taxes yielded less handsomely owing to the de cline in business profits caused by the long steel strike last sum mer and fall Lyndon Johnson to speak at Dubuque DUBUQUE UPI Demo cratic vice presidential candi date Lyndon B Johnson will make a major address in Du nique July 31 Johnson will be he principal speaker at a bean feed rally for Iowa Rep Leon ard Wolf seeking reelection to his 2nd District congressional seal noon and evening mostly in the north Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average slightly above normal Thursday through next Monday Afternoon highs will be around 90 degrees and overnight lows in the upper 60s It will be warmer at the beginning of the period a lit tle cooler over the weekend then warmer again the first of next week Rainfall will aver age about 50 of an inch in showers and thunderstorms over the weekend Soviet demand made only a few hours earlier that 20 armed Americans be withdrawn from the Congo LINCOLN WHITE State De partment press officer termed the Moscow demand a desper ate and almost frantic effort to obstruct UN efforts to re store order in the riottorn Con go He said the Americans were there to help the UN land troops from other countries as well as supplies for UN units As examples of the provoca tive Soviet campaign since the Observation Island anchored some 2000 yards from the point at which the bottleshaped Po sounded out by Nixon and is not interested in the job Nonethe less sources close to the Nixon camp bracketed Anderson with L o d g e and two Thruston B Morton of Kentucky and Secretary of Interior Fred A the leading possi lilities for second place Nixon forces are taking Gov Velson A Rockefeller of New York at his word that he is pos tively and absolutely not inter ested in being Nixons running mate Mitchell 59 had been consid offend many voting groups es pecially Cafholies Onesourc said such a move would be jus too cynical Lodge 58 is the best known name on the list of four top pos sibilities The fact that he los iis Senate seat in 1952 to Ken nedy was not considered a polit ical liability ered a strong possibility A native of New Jersey he woulci laris its nose painted orange burst from the water Previous tests of the Polaris there have been 70 of them were made from stationary land platforms from the decks of ships and from underwater tubes None were made from in side a submarine moving under water have fit the geographical need on a ticket headed by Nixon a Californian He likely also would have rated the strongest labor support among the GOP hope fuls POLITICAL realists said that for the Republicans to put a Catholic on the national ticket to offset Kennedy might be con strued as such an outandout grab for the Catholic vote as to 3rd attempt at school bond issue fails NORTHWOOD The third attempt to authorize a bond is sue for for a new high school failed by a narrow mar gin in a special election in the NorthwoodKensett Community School District Tuesday To pass the issue needed 6 per cent in favor It failed b one half of one per cent The total 1467 862 votes cast were in favor and 585 against with 20 spoiled ballots The resulting vote was 595 per cent in favor of the pro posal Minnesota Scattered showers continued hot Highs Thursday near 90 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Maximum g Minimum go At 8 a m 75 breakup of the May summit con ference Herter listed for news men The recent Soviet downing of the US RB47 plane recent statements by Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev on the Berlin situation Soviet attitudes on Cuba and the Congo and Mos cows breakoff of the Geneva disarmament talks SAME Aged Iowa woman killed by train MURRAY w Kathleen Le Moine 81 was killed Tues day when struck by a train at the Burlington depot crossing GOBBLEDEGOOK JACKSONVILLE Fla surprise awaits the thief who stole worth of phonograph records from a car Tuesday night All of the recordings are in Arabic On the inside Society News 89 North Iowa News 20 Editorials 22 Comics 23 Sports 2526 Mason City News 3233 Latest Markets 33 Clear Lake News 44 convenes BULLETIN DES MOINES UPI Iowa Republican resolutions committee Wednesday called for the GOP to approve a re apportionment of the Iowa Legislature based upon the Senate on an area basis and the House on population The committee took no stand on whether reapporfionmenf should be affected at a tional convention or left to the Legislature By EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor DES MOlNESThe tremend ous interest in the Republican state convention here Wednes day is indicated by a packed house for the 3rd District cau cus and 100 per cent attendance by the Cerro Gordo County dele gation Fifty of the 54 delegates from Ccrro Gordo County were at the Tuesday evening caucus in the Hotel Kirkwood and the other four arrived Wednesday An open convention seemed to be in prospect as the dele gate filed into the convention hall shortly before noon NO CLEARCUT sentiment for a particular candidate for the US senatorial nomination was evident as the delegates filed nto the convention hall A straw vole of the Cerro Gor do delegation Tuesday evening ho wed Miller 24 Countryman 3 Reeve 8 Bergeson 3 and See man 1 The evening was given ver mostly to listening to the andidates LEO SWEESY chairman of ie Cerro Gordo delegation led the discussion on rules in the 3rd District caucus He sug gested that Robert Rigler Chickasaw County the district member on the convention rules committee be instructed that the field for senatorial nomination not be restricted There should be neither the fact nor the appearance of rig gsig by limiting the field to those men who appeared on tha primary ballot Sweesy sug CONGOLESE ARRIVE Officials of AP the Congo government pose after step Secretary of State for TM Kl fY rt n J 1 ml wv ping from plane at New York en route to United Nations headquarters to re port to the Security Council on the Con go situation The officials in civilian clothes are from left Andre Matuban zulu an attache Andre Mandi Congo and Thomas Kanza minister delegate to U N At left on ramp of plane is Maj Gen Henry T Alexander British commander of Ghana troops and chief of Ghana contingent with U N force in Congo ested Sen J K Buster Lynes Plainfield asked that there be a first ballot for the primary candidates and the rules then be changed to a simple majority vote Archie McFarlane Waterloo ormer lieutenant governor and Speaker of the House asked that here be no restraint on or in structions to Rigler Sentiment expressed in the caucus would be sufficient to guide Rigler he aid Stringer emphasized local gov ernment and the importance of holding down taxes He also ad vocated the right to work law Countryman talked at some length saying he would carry out the party platform without intruding his own opinion Reeve noted that never in Iowa history has there been an Iowa senator from the 3rd Dis trict Bergeson pointed out his experience in banking and pub ic life Miller stressed that there would be no scars if he were elected since he had not ndulged in personalities during his campaign E W HENKE Charles City and Mrs L L Weldon Iowa alls were reelected chairman nd vice chairman at the district aucus Sweesy withdrew in favor of aul M Walter Hardin County vho was elected district mera er of the credentials commit ee Howard Buck Marshall ounty was named to the com littee on permanent organiza on Wayne Shaw of Floyd with rew in favor of HaroldMcKin   

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