Mason City Globe Gazette, July 23, 1960

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 23, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowaits neighbors VOL 98 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 23 1960 7c a Copy Paper of Two Ono No 241 Nixon Rockefeller agree on An end of I an era in I the Congo Missionaries in Africa reaching turning point By GEORGE W CORNELL Associated Press Writer Christian missionaries who for 100 years have heard the call of the Congo now are out or get ting out Whether theyll ever go back again on the same basis seemed doubtful Their cause would continue in Congolese hands but there were signs of the end of an era Its certainly a turn ing point said the Kev Theodore L Tucker a veteran African missionary and now head of the Africa Committee of the Divi sion of Foreign Missions of the National Council of Churches JUST WHAT will happen eventually remains to be seen But obviously there will be con siderable differences after this tremendous mass exodus Most of the 1200 American missionaries in the Congo have quit the tumultridden region including many who until this week thought they could stick it out We dont know how soon or under what conditions mission aries can return said Dr Dana M Albaugh overseas di rector for the American Baptist Foreign Mission Societies We anticipate going back b u t it probably wont be on the same footing With stations outside the Con gos borders overcrowded with refugees he said most of the missionaries will probably come home SHOWERS North Iowa Partly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms Sat urday night and Sunday Not much change in temperature through Sunday High Sunday upper 80s Low Saturday night upper 60s Iowa Partly Cloudy through Sunday with scattered thun derstorms extreme north Not much temperature change Low Saturday night 65 to 70 High Sunday generally in the upper 80s Outlook for Mon day Scattered showers and thunderstorms and cooler Minnesota Fair and warmer Highs Sunday in90s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 95 Minimum 66 At 8 am 76 Precipitation 08 YEAR AGO Maximum 86 Minimum 66 ews in a ufshell AMERICAN Baptists were the first to send missionaries to the Congo from this country in 1878 They followed a spiritual trail blazed into a wild trackless re gion a century ago by the famed medical missionary Dr David Livingstone Since then the missionaries have built hospitals and clinics improved food and water sys tems and dotted the land with mission stations and schools vir tually the only educational sys tem in the country Behind them the missionaries leave institutions with a total valuation estimated at more than 25 million dollars many of them now at least partially un manned Also remaining is a harvest of about 6 million Chris FROM OUR WIRE HYANNIS PORT Mass Allen W Dulles chief of Americas world wide intelligence net work flew here to brief Sen John Kennedy on developments in Cuba the Congo and other global trouble areas PROVIDENCE R The Rhode Island polio epidemic con t i n u e s to grow with reports of two new cases bringing the 1960 total to 67 Iowa Dems convene at capital Ticket hailed by Loveless DES MOINES ffllThe Dem ocrats this year have one of the greatest presidential tickets in history Gov Herschel Loveless told fellow Iowa party leaders at their state platform conven tion Saturday Allaround party harmony i support of the John Kennedy of Massachusett for president and Sen Lyndon B Johnson of Texas for vice presi dent was a theme Loveles spelled out for convention dele gates THE GOVERNOR who is run ning for U S senator praisec he KennelyJohnson combina tion for administrative ability broad experience and dedica tion with these special words for the national party standarc bearer Above all I believe that Jack Kennedy has the greatest single quality that any public officia can capacity to grow in office The Governor was one of the opening speakers at the state postprimary convention whose principal job was to adopt the Iowa platform and elect a state central committe The platform is expected to deal with accomplishments dur ing Loveless two terms as gov ernor and to give strong support to the national Democratic plat form which Loveless described as a document of genius X Old guard condemns joint action FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES NEW President Richard Nixon and New York Gov Nelson Rockefeller con ferred in a New York apart ment for eight hours early Sat urday and reached agreement on basic planks in the Republi can platform Nixon brought up the subject of Rockefeller as his running mate on the 1960 Republican campaign ticket but the New Yorker again declined to seek the vice presidency The meeting of Rockefeller and Nixon was sudden and un expected tians in a population of 13 mil lion For an indefinite time its be up to the Congolese Christians to carry on We feel they can do it for th time being Dr Albaugh said Theyre a capable dedicated group Ever since World War I weve been preparing them for the time when we might have to face just such a day as this On the inside Clear Lake News Page 3 Church News 4 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Society News 8 Sports 910 Comics 11 Editorials 12 Building News 1314 North Iowa News 16 Des Moines woman hit by truck dies DES MOINES UPI Mar garet Moon 70 was struck and killed by a truck Friday in the street near her home Police believed Mrs Moon had been holding up a parasol to avoid the sun and that it blocked her vision preventing her from see ing the aporoaching truck SAN FRANCISCO The FBI Saturday recov ered stolen from a transpacific jet liner here and arrested two airline employes in con nection with the theft TOKYO Ty p h o o n Polly remained station ary about 150 miles south of Okinawa and U S Air Force weather of ficials do not expect any immediate major shift in the storm NEW Earl K Long 64 who ended a stormy term as governor two months ago and then failed in a bid for lieutenant governor now is asking Louisiana voters to send him to Washington as a con gressman THECHIEF executive listed legislative reapportionment and adoption of a state civil service system among future state goals Others were creation of a public defender system and action programs coming from the various state study commis sions the governor created These include human rights and the problems of the aged or senior citizens The keynote address was to be given in the afternoon by Lt Gov Edward J McManus nominee for governor He was to discuss state problems Balloting for representatives to the state central committee proceeded slowly In the 3rd District Leonard Hoffman Iowa Falls was selected to re place Frank Downing Marshall town who did not seek reelec tion Garage at Corning gutted by flames CORNING started by an explosion in an auto gas tank Friday destroyed the Beat ty and Mickey Ford Garage here The blast occurred in the basement and quickly spread to the paint shop on the same level ruining six other cars au Rocky is only question mark at convention By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor CHICAGO Nelson Rockefeller and the vice pres idential nomination are the only real question marks here on the eve of the national Republican convention Its assumed that Richard Nixon will more or less have a arte blanche in this matter as Dwight D Eisenhower had eight years ago when Nixon came into the picture and as John Ken nedy did earlier this month when he pulled Lyndon Johnson out of the bag as his running mate But that isnt to say that iowans who are straggling in a day or two in advance of the opening gavel Monday dont have an interest and some ideas on the subject Some of them are remembering Sen Bourke Hickenloopers mention of three vice presidential possibilities at the Iowa sena orial nominating convention Wednesday in Des Moines The nameof Thruston Morton drew a ripple of applause he name of Henry Cabot Lodge got a good hand But it was Barry Goldwater got men tioned that the real cheering came about On paper the Arizona senator wouldnt seem to recommend himself geographically or idologically His home state bor ders on Nixons To nominate him would mean having two from the far southwest Nixon flew from Washington to New York and immediately began his conversations with Rockefeller who has chal lenged major planks in the plat form The meeting broke up at am after the two Republican leaders who have been at odds with each other for weeks best thing that could happen to reached a 14point agreement on the platform the Republicans will use in seeking to win the national election in November Sen John Sherman Cooper of Kentucky said he was delight ed with the NixonRockefeller agreement He called it th it hard wind A damaging storm with a 50 mileanhour wind and 129 inch es of rain mixed with hail struck the Oelwein area Friday night flattening corn ripping out many telephone lines and strew ing debris and branches about the city The storm also struck Decorah leaving nearly two inches of rain and some hail Other areas which felt the effects of the storm were Hazelton Waukon and Cresco Waukon had rain and hail and Cresco about an inch of rain Mason City had only 18 BUT SATURDAY came on with indications of another day of 90degree temperature read ings The Weather Bureau said there was a chance of thunder showers in the extreme south east late Saturday in the north thorities said Then it spread up ward to the main floor Premier of Congo goes before UN UNITED NATIONS NY IB Premier Patrice Lumumba o the United States Saturday t seek aid for the Congo as tto Communists and Western busi less interests raced to get a oothold in developing the new nations economy SAME While shopping American apital a n df more techni al aid Lum mba is also xpected to review the exii plosive mili tary in the with United Nations Secre tary General Dag Hammar around for LUMUMBA skjpld The UN now has 10000 police troops in the Congo Lumumba has been busy bol stering his nations economy but its political status remained dangerously unsettled Before leaving Leopoldville west Sunday afternoon and over the state on Monday Temperatures climbed into the 90s in all parts of the state Friday afternoon Highs ranged BUT ITS IN the realm of po litical outlook that they would coincide rather than comple ment each other Goldwater is classified as the chief prophet of the party conservatives But Nixon on his own has fullest sup port from this direction in do mestic affairs at least There was a time when Gov Rockefeller would have had the Iowa delegations support al most for the asking But theres no secret about the fact that his behavior of late has raised ques tions as to whether he isnt in deed more Democrat than Re publican This is the sort of thing thats being talked about by Iowans in the lobby of the Palmer House as they line up to claim their rooms This centrally situated hotel has been Iowa headquar ters in other years and has a quality of homeyness for sev eral of the Iowans on the delega tion NAT IONAL CONVENTION AP Photofax THE SOFT TOUCH It isnt regulation but Na tional Guard Pfc Francis Falco Southington Conn will probably feel better on his arrival at Camp Drum near Watertown N Y He wore this air cush ioned pillow before embarking from Hartford Conn on allnight truck ride Falco is a member of the 43rd Infantry Division The outfit will spend two weeks at the camp for summer training Russian embassy member actually hired FBI agent from 90 at Dubuque to 95 at Mason City The Weather Bureau said cooler air would begin moving into the northwest Sunday night and spread Monday over the state on Lumumba agreement signed a 50year with an American financier to develop his coun trys mineral and power re sources worth an estimated billion He also got bids from the Soviet Union and Commu nist East Germany to help build bis nations economy The Premier had two thorny problems to review with Ham marskjold Withdrawal of Bel gian forces from the Congo and the future of the rich Katanga province The Katanga As sembly has proclaimed itself an ndependent republic but the uumumba government refuses to recognize the secession Violence flared Friday near a Katanga mining center Bel gian airborne troops fought Congolese mutineers A Belgian spokesman said about 16 Con THE MERCURY tumbled 28 degrees in an hour at Decorah when the storm hit Jim Davis manager of the Northwestern Bell Telephone Co office at Oelwein said Satur plesc and two Belgians were lulled and1 many wounded day that about 70 lines still were out of order affecting about 175 customers although repah men had worked through the night Interstate Power Co said its men worked through the night and that power was re stored to all except a few iso lated areas Seven persons die in fire at home HAWTHORNE Calif Seven persons including a mother and her five children died Friday night in a fire which swept through a small home in this Los Angeles suburb Killed were Dorothy Blair 30 her three daughters Betty Jo 11 Jean 7 and Mary Lou 4 two sons Hugh 7 nnd Lucky 5 and Delbert Stack 30 a friend of the family headquarters is at the massive Conrad Hilton hotel on Michigan avenue about a mile to the south and east Its lobbies are jump ing far more impressively than this or any other hotel in down town Chicago The airconditioned convention hall first used in 1952 for a party convention is about as distant from the loop section as was the Sports Arena from Los Angeles downtown district By 1964 it is expected that the immense audi torium on the lakefront will be completed and the stockyards will be but a memory Members of the Iowa Repub lican Farm Council headed by William Sayre of Ackworth Warren County have been mak ing news here this week with their appearance before the platform committee in behalf of a large scale land retirement program WHEREAS UNDER the exist ent soil bank setup only 28 mil lion acres are taken out of pro duction the program advocated by Sayres group and Iowas new U S senatorial nominee Jack Miller Sioux City would retire at least 60 million acres Millers sharp criticism of his Democratic opponent for the seat in the Senate as being WASHINGTON Y Ezhov Russian embassy official ordered expelled for spying was trapped red handed by an FBI agent au thoritative sources said Satur day The agent was the unnamed commercial photographer whom the State Department said Friday was hired by Ez hov third secretary at the em bassy to take aerial photo graphs of American cities in cluding military installations The FBI refused any com ment on its role in the case But it was understood the agent posing as a photog rapher wormed his way into Ezhovs confidence This explained a not for at tribution remark by an American official that Ezhov never got any photographs of critical intelligence value The photographs for which he paid the photographer more than were checked for security before he got them The disclosure also explained why the Justice Department had made no move to prose cute the photographer our party But Southerners were increas ingly upset about the accord on a strong civil right plank Tom Stagg Jr of Louisiana who was wearing a red tie with railroad car symbols on it cracked Im wearing this tie because I knew this was a New York railroad operation Thad Hutcheson Republican state chairman of Texas said this is a strange way to pre sent the platform views of the presidential Gov Rockefeller SEN BARRY Goldwater of Arizona a leader of the conserv ative wing of the party said he would fight against letting the GOP platform be dictated by the governor of New York Showing signs of anger Gold water told a reporter Its been my understanding that this platform was being written by a platform committee of tha convention I am very sur prised to learn its being writ ten in New York City If this Is true then the Re publicans had better drop the charge of rigged conventions being made against the Demo crats he said Rockefeller took off later Sat urday morning in his own plane for Chicago He was accom panied to the convention city by members of his family One New York source said he could not conceive of Nixon agreeing to some of Rockefel lers views unless something else was of course a place on the ticket for Rockefeller IN A STATEMENT issued by Rockefellers press secretary Robert McManus Nixon said he would respect the governors views about his unavailability for the No 2 spot on the ticket The statement released by Rockefeller said they reached agreement on specific and jasic positions on foreign policy d national defense Nixon and Rockefeller agreed n two imperatives of national ecurity in the 1960s This in luded a nuclear retaliatory lower capable of surviving sur mise attack to inflict devastat ng punishment on any aggres or and a modern military stablishment with forces ca iable of deterring or meeting ny local aggression They promised to work hard er for Better nuclear detection methods an end to above ground nuclear tests now and an end to other tests as detec tion methods make possible BOTH CALLED for immediate resumption of underground nu clear testing to improve detec tion methods Before the New York meeting Ithese were major points which i Rockefeller had insisted should bc in the platform 1 A billion increase im mediately in defense spending th6 has wholly unfamiliar with problems of agriculture drawn a good bit of attention Miller was also somewhat crit ical of his own party for its fail ure to produce an effective farm program FOR THE MAN ON THE GO New Phototea York Gov Nelson Rockefeller on the Westchester County Airport Harrison an A oil A A XT V J Jl go after a surprise all night meeting with Vice President Richard Nixon re ceives flowers before taking off from N Y for Chicago Presenting flowers are Jeanne and Peggy Wacht twins from Scarsdale N Y ;

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