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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 21, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors VOL 98 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 21 1960 7c a Copy Paper of Four SectionsSection Ont No xcon hel in uque Iowa GOP chooses Miller for senator GOP Platform on P 3 DES MOINES Sen Jack Miller Sioux City held the reins for Iowa Republicans Thursday in the November gen eral election race with Demo cratic Gov Herschel Loveless for a seat in the US Senate Miller won his partys nomi nation hands down in a rousing windup of the GOP state plat form convention on Wednesday evening I Kennedy j again has I slim edge Voter sentiment fluctuates in fight with Nixon By KENNETH FINK Princeton Research Service Princeton N J If a Presi dential election was held today and the candidates were Rich ard Nixon for the GOP and John Kennedy for the Demo cratic party the race would be very close judging by the re sults of the latest measurement of sentiment Today Kennedy holds a very slight statistically almost neg ligible lead over Nixon A previous poll on the same Competing against four of the five candidates who had run against him in the deadlocked June 6 primary the tax lawyer legislator coasted in on the first ballot in the midst of confusion and shouting No official tally of the 3227 delegates was made because th choice was unanimous whenth clamor ended Bur an unofficia count showed Miller rollin than 600 votes before one county after another began switching votes in his support Miller primary was day 44 years old on June 6 making him five years younger than Loveless Goin HUMID Body of North Iowa Fair and slightly warmer Thursday night lows 6872 Friday partly cloudy with scattered showers or thunderstorms likely highs 85 90 ahead with a plurality of mor question had Nixon the leader by a slim margin THIS IS THE WAY this poll sees it at this time Kennedy 505 Nixon 488 Undecided 7 Excluding the undecided vote the figures become Kennedy 509 Nixon 491 It must be kept in mind that all public opinion samplings are subject to a margin of error of approximately four per cent particularly when the findings are at or near the 50 per cent way they are 50 9 per cent for Kennedy 491 per cent for Nixon IT ALSO MUST be understood that todays poll findings reflect only current opinion and that much can happen between now and Election Day For this rea son another survey on the same question is already in the field The actual question was Suppose the preside n t i a I election was held today If John Kennedy the Democratic candidate opposed Richard Nixon expected to be the Re publican candidate which one would you like to see win Trained experienced report ers put the above question to a representative crosssection in certain key areas whose past voting behavior has been care fully studied and weighted in relation to the nations vote As a result of these methods Princeton Research Service is the only polling organization in JACK MILLER 9months term for Forest City postal official FOET DODGE OB Convic on on six counts of embezzle ment brought Marvin E Nerem former assistant postmaster Forest City a sentence of ine months in prison Wednes ay Each of the six sentences will run concurrently He was indicted for embezzle ment of Post Office funds through falsifying records Assistant U S Dist Atty Philip Lovrien said the missing money would likely exceed 000 to the rostrum he said ithe nomination gave him one of the happiest moments of his life and he called it something of a delayed birthday present I am ready willing and able to debate the issues with Gov Loveless any time any place he told the convention before the final gavel The candidate who wins o Nov 8 will succeed Republica Sen Thomas Martin Iowa Citj who did not seek reelection THE DELEGATES had strug jled through parliamentary ba les over nomination rules an he adoption of the party pla orm before reaching the ballo ng stage at dusk When all of the 99 countie had answered on the first TO all the unofficial count gav Miller 1477 Dayton Country man Nevada 844 Rollo Berge on Des Moines 426 state Rep Stringer Davenport 362 and Oliver Reeve Waverly 118 Although Miller was short o he 1614 needed for the nomina ion things happened fast Lin Bountys divided 116man dele jation switched all of its votes t urn and then nearly a score o ounties climbed on Furthe abulating was dispensed when ergeson moved to make th hoice unanimous Left in the lurch besides the ther candidates was State Sen avid Shaff Clinton who coulc ave emerged as a challenger i le fiveman race had gone be ond three ballots This would have been possible y a historymaking rule change under which Shaffs backers and Gov Hatfield to nominate Nixon CHICAGO fflGov Mark Hat field of Oregon will nominate Vice President Richard M Nixon for president at next weeks Republican National con vention The announcement was made at a news conference by Robert Finch Nixons administrative assistant Finch described Hatfield as an attractive young leader of the party and a man with a Western connotation any other contenders could en ter if the convention voted to open the field THE IOWA GOP had not faced such a situation within the memory of delegates Shaff did not run in the primary which deadlocked when no candidate polled the required 35 per cent majority of the votes The issue was whether an outsiders could come in anc win the nomination or whether the primary contenders alon would fight it out It took a threehour hassle be Iowa Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday Scattered showers o r thunderstorms likely west and Friday Lows Thursday around 70 Highs Friday 8595 Minnesota Mostly fair contin ued hot Highs Friday in 90s 1 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum 88 Minimum 67 At 8 a m 79 YEAR AGO Maximum 83 Minimum 64 ews in a utshell FE031 DUE WIKE SERVICES WASHINGTON Teamster President James Hoffa won a maj or legal victory in the U S Court of Appeals which ruled in effect that he cannot be ousted except by the huge un ions membership in a regular election located fore the convention Rules Com mittee before a compromise was reached This was that those who made the race on June 6 would have it alone for three ballots but not longer than that if the convention saw fit There actually were six candi dates in the GOP primary in eluding Ernest J Seemann Waterloo who ran last How ever no delegate put Seemanns name before the convention the nation in operation before 1948 that has never been wrong on a presidential election On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 67 Latest Markets TO Mason City News 1011 Clear Lake News1214 Sports 1718 Comics 19 North Iowa News32 FLEES CONGO LONDON dont expect Ill be going back to the Congo Premier of Congo tuP to address UN LEOPOLDVILLE the Cong United Nations spokes man said Thursday Premier Pa trice Lumumba has infdrmec the UN mission he will fly to New York Saturday to addres the Security Council on the Con go crisis A meeting of the council may be postponed to await Lumum arrival the spokesman bas said The tall goateed government chief has threatened to call in Soviet troops if Belgian soldiers do not leave Congolese ter ritory immedi ately Belgian planes began airlifting Bel for some time says Mrs Merle Westerj Cherokee Iowa a missionarys wife Mrs Wes ter was one of three American missionaries wives and their nine children who passed through London Wednesday on their way home gian para troopers0ut ofA Leopoldville in fulfillment of the United Na tions plan make this U N con soldiers are returning to Bel gian treaty bases within the Congo A contingent of Swedish sol diers for the UN Congo fore arrived from the and began taking Middle Eas over guar duty from the Belgians at th airport 15 miles out of town One Soviet airliner carrying technicians and spare part landed in Rome to repair an other Soviet aircraft grounded there with mechanical troubles while enroute to the Congo A total of five Russian planes expected in Leopoldville were icon U N sources expressed be ief that Ghana President Kwame Nkrumahs call for Rus ian planes to move Ghanian roops was a farsighted move o get around Lumumbas bid for Russian intervention The UN sources said use of Russian transports was one way of getting the Russiansinvolved in an international operation and that thts is preferable to a trolled city by Saturday The Russian Jonc wolf move BEIRUT Lebanon Gen Faud Chehab has yielded to pleas to stay on as president to avert a possible outbreak of civil strife when a new Parliament takes over next week WASHINGTON U S rejected what it alled a reckless Soviet threat to take meas ures against alleged US buzzing of Soviet vessels on the high seas CATANIA Sicily Worried villagers on the slopes of Mt Etna fear the volcano may be burst ing into its most danger ous eruption of this cen tury MILLEDGEV I L L E Ga The wife of the American U2 plane pilot has asked Soviet Premier Khrushchev for permis sion to attend the trial of her husband next month Suspect held in abduction case AUSTIN Minn UPI VIower County authorities are lolding a young man in connec ion with the abduction and as sault of a Spring Valley woman Vedhesday Sheriff Albert Reinartz says he suspect a 21yearold man has been arrested but will not identified until the investi ation is completed Mrs George identified the suspect as the man who forced her into his car early yesterday and drove her around for several hours She said the man had a deer rifle Mrs Farrell is 61yearsold Railroad switchmen accept new contract Feguer tries to sell car DUBUQUE FBI Thursday reported the body o Dr Edward Roy Bartels Du buque missing since July 11 has been found in a woodec area in Illinois FBI Director J Edgar Hoov er said kidnap charges will be filed immediately against Vic tor Harry Feguer 25 arrested Wednesday night at Birming ham Ala Dr Bartels 32 disappeared after answering an urgent tele phone call from a man who said a woman was seriously ill in a Dubuque rooming house HOOVER SAID Dr Bartels badly decomposed body was lo cated in the woods across the Illinois line about 10 miles east of Dubuque after an all night search Hoover said the body was found about a mile off US Route 20 a highway between Dubuque and Chicago Tightlipped FBI agents de clined to say how he died How ever Tommy Thompson chief of the Iowa Bureau of Criminal Investigation said his investi gators told him Bartels died of gunshot wounds There still were some answered questions but FBI was saying nothing more for the time being un the HELD IN DOCTORS DEATH Vic Feguer is held in the tor Harry Feguer 25 St Johns Mich slaying of Dr Edward R Bartels Du walks into jail at Birmingham buque whose body was found in a field Ala with Kenneth Raby an FBI agent in Illinois Feguer was arrested as he ought to sell an automobile dentified as that of Dr Bar els Feguer wearing a gray busi ness suit surrendered without a struggle although a 380 auto matic pistol lay on the automo lile seat beside him The pistol s smaller than a 38 revolver Another man ack Hale 30 identified as Birmingham was with Feguer He was turned over to city police on a charge of grand larceny of an automobile THE FBI SAID the man who last was seen with Dr Bartels gave his name as Sam New man and that he actually was Feguer an exconvict from St Johns Mich Feguer who wears eye Nixon Rockefeller Goldwater all may go before GOP as candidates glasses with extremely thick lenses reached Birmingham from Michigan Tuesday night the FBI said He was taken into custody as he sought to dispose of a 1959 Rambler at a used car lot FBI agents questioned him most of the afternoon and into he night in an effort to learn what happened to Bartels FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES CHICAGO Republican na tional chairman Thurston B Morton said Thursday he ex pects Vice President Richard Nixon Gov Nelson Rockefeller and Sen Barry Goldwater to be put up as candidates for the GOP presidential nomination Asked at a news conference how many names he expects to be placed in nomination at next weeks convention he replied one or three probably three Morton also said he was tak ing Rockefeller at his word that he was not interested in the vice presidential nomination But he added that adoption of a plat form endorsed by Nixon and Rockefeller could serve as a catalyst to put both men on the ticket Morton who has been men tioned for the No 2 spot said NixonRockefeller ticket woulc be very formidable but tha the GOP had other possible can didates for vice president who also could contribute to a strong ticket Morton a Kentucky senator SAME White flag ID means no traffic deatk past 24 boon made it clear that he expected Goldwater the Arizona senator who has become a major spokes man for the GOP conservative wing to be an added starter if Rockefellers name goes before the convention Nixon meanwhile is taking a hand in drafting the Republican platform One of Nixons toughest cam paign tasks if he gets the top April and had been for working a janitor nomination next Wednesday as prison last expected will be to try to win he Midwestern farm belt states back to the GOP fold With this mind Nixon passed along to latform Committee members he ideas he has been gathering or nearly six months to incor porate into a plank designed to convince the farmers better days are ahead if they vote Re publican Authorities said that Dr Bar els whose wife is expecting their fourth child was last seen n Dubuque with the man known as Newman at the room ng house The FBI said that a medical kit containing doctors instru ments and medicine and a load ed pistol were found in the physicians car which Feguer was negotiating to sell when picked up THEY SAID AGENTS learned that Feguer bought an auto matic pistol at Waukesha Wis July 5 with a phony check Feguer they reported had gone to Milwaukee after being released from a Mich igan service firm They said was a fugitive from a charge that he stole from Labor operating dis em CHICAGO M putes involving c 0 ployes of the railroad industry appeared near an end Thurs day when the Switchmens Un on negotiators accepted a pro posed settlement The switch nens is the last of the opera ting personnel disputes unset led Like the agreement ac epted by other operating un ons the new contract provides or a 4 per cent wage increase per cent of which is effective s of July 1 and 2 per cent on Hatch 1 1961 FIRE FIGHTER AIRLIFTED Pilot Bob Trimble Etna Calif one of sev eral helicopter pilots at work during the brush fire in the San Gabriel Canr yon north of AzusaCalif airlifts a AP Photofax lick at brush on the side of the moun tain as Trimble and his passenger fly oyer the area This was one of several fires roaring through sections of South r w w JLAA j OWlr UJLVJilO fire fightec to a new position Flumes era California near Los building where i he had worked DR BARTELS in Milwaukee The FBI said Feguer cashed three phony checks totaling S200 in Dubuque on the day of Dr Bartels disappearance There was no explanation for Feguers connection with Hale HE WAS ARRESTED on a complaint filed at Sioux City charging him with interstate flight to avoid prosecution for kidnaping Feguer has a criminal record dating from the age of 14 when he was confined as a wayward minor in a Michigan vocational school from which he was re leased in March 1951 He was sentenced later in 1951 to a to 15year term for break ing and entering He was pa roled in 1955 and again was sentenced for car theft to one to two years in Michigan in 1956 and was released from the Jackson Mich State Prison last April 4 FBI headquarters said Fe guer was picked up on a tip supplied by James B Alford manager of Friendly Motors in Birmingham who sus picious while Feguer was at tempting to sell the car FB SEARCHERS found tha body after an allnight search on the farm of Arthur kamp beside a lane in a tim bered section a few yards off a side road The road leads north of Rt 20 to the small village of Menominec in extfeme north west Illinois Averkamps remarks to neigh bors that he suspected a large dead animal was ia the timber   

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