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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 25, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 98 The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors Associated Press United Press International Full tease Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 25 1960 7o t Copy Paper ot Two One No 241 Nixon hoping to men rm rift THOUSANDS GREET VICE PRESIDENT NIXON WIPE AT CHICAGO AIRPORT photofas One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO UoOU WOI AMES 640 pm Sunday pm Tuesday WTAD Quincy 330 pm Thnrs VVSUI Iowa City 910t am Sat How to find your way White House TWO BOOK PUBLISHING houses Random and Har court Brace Co have just demonstrated a wonderfulsense of timing Each has brought out a volume having to do with the making of Presidential candi dates on the eve of the 1960 nominating conventions and gen eral election campaign The Random House offering is called Hats in the Ring by Moos and Hess two veteran po litical science teachers now on the White House staff The Har court Brace Co book is titled White House Fever by Rob ert Bendiner known as a writer on political subjects by readers of Harpers Collier Saturday Evening Post Red Book and New York Times Magazine Both are under 200 pages andj either canbe read in a single evening As a matter of fact both can be if you are willing to do a little skimming through the parts already known to you There are some diverting car toons out of the past in both volumes to foreshorten the read ing stint A reviewer in the Wall Street Journal was impressed by the degree to which the two prim ers seemed to cover the same ground Even the cartoons are similar It must be a case of the authors looking over each others shoulders BENDINER in White House Fever employs the light touch At times he seems almost to lose himself in his own clever ness In the chapter headings theres more than a hint of what lies ahead For example Anyone Can Be President But The Bug and the Buildup The Capture and Care of Delegates Midsum none CHICAGO The Iowa delega tion to the Republican National Convention was saddened Sun day by the death of a party patriarch Arch W McFarlane of Waterloo at delegation head quarters McFarlane 75 died only an hour after arriving in the con vention city according to W ews in a utshel mer Madness Mud and Thunder Money Isnt Every thing The Bendiner books appeal is more its and cynicism than its factual con tent although it does contain some rather interesting and little known facts about past cam paigns and past conventions The collaborated effort by Moos and Hess in contrast is loaded with facts and recollec which have been pretty well lost in the passing years For one interested in acquiring information rather than merely being entertained Hats in the to be preferred FOR A FEW MINUTES lets browse through its 194 pages for a few samples of the kind of thing Im talking about here On pa go 20 George Washington wasnt Continued on Page 2 FROM OUR WIRE SEKVHKs NEWPORT R I President Eis e n h o w e r thinks the national de fense plank recommend ed by the Republican platform committee is pretty good the summer White House said LOS ANGELES One major blaze remained un checked in the wake of a series of huge fires which blackened 135000 acres destroyed 40 homes and took the lives of two firemen in South ern California UNITED NATIONS N Y Premier Patrice Lumumba of the Congo held more talks with U N Secretary Dag Ham marskjold Lumumba is seeking trained personnel to help his chaosridden country back on its feet WASHINGTON Atomic Energy Commis sion Chairman John Mc Cone says the U S must resume underground nu clear testingon its if the Russians refuse an invitation to cooperate in experimental blasts Married nine hours husband shoots wife CULVER CITY mar Earl Hall GlobeGazette editor who is at the convention McFarlane often referred to as the dean of Iowa legislators was in Chicago to serve as as sistant sergeantatarms for the convention He was not a dele gate The heart CAUSE attack of death was a McFarlane had heart seizures in 1957 and last year Hall noted McFarlane had appeared ill on the train taking him to Chi riage of Hoyt and Betty Mull lasted just nine hours Then they quarrelled over her exboyfriend and the bride was shot to death Mull 27 a male nurse was booked on suspicion of murder Police said he told them his wife was holding the pistol when it went off by accident as they ar gued She still wore her blue bridal gown when officers ar rived to find her body with three bullet wounds On the inside News Quiz Page 3 Society News 678 Editorials9 Sports1112 Comics13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News1415 Clear Lake News 16 North Iowa Newt 22 ARCH McFARLANE Pair found with stolen auto held 16year a 15yearold gir CHARLES old boy and were being held in the Floyc County jail here for Minnesota authorities after highway pa trolman Richard Jensen Floyd apprehended the pair with an assist from Del Hammond 16 Iharles City Jensen said while on patnx he saw a stalled car iVz miles northwest of Charles City on Highways 18 and 218 The boy and girl were in the car Jensen said he came to harles City to get a wrecker ut when he returned the car tvas still there but the occupant lad disappeared Jensen said he then notified ome of the residents of the area to watch for the young pair They were lammond some spotted by time later hen they got a ride in a pass ng car Hammond jumped in is car and followed the other ar into Charles City He saw e n s e n and the arrest was made The youth drove the car which ensen said was stolen in Min eapolis early Friday The BI was notified by Jensen as lie car was taken across a state inc The pair is from Min eapolis LEAKY CASE LONDON trial of wo plumbers on larceny charges was postponed Monday when water pipes in the court room ceiling began to leak cago Hall was told He arrive in Chicago at pm and wen immediately to the Palme House headquarters of the low group He was chatting wit Anna Lomas of Red Oak na t i o n a 1 Republican committee woman when he collapsed A doctor one of the Pennsy vania delegates was summone and pronounced M c F ar 1 a n dead Funeral services will be hel from Christ Episcopal Churc at Waterloo at pm Wed nesday Burial will be at Fair view Cemetery at Waterloo McFARLANE was first to the Iowa House of Represen atives in 1914 He was speake pro tern in the 37th and speake of the house in the 38th and 39t sessions McFarlane was elected to th State Senate in 1926 and steppe up to lieutenant governor in 192 and 1930 The 19571958 Iowa Officia Register refers to McFarlane a the man who has probably hai the most versatile experience in government of any man in th legislature He served in the following leg islative sessions 36th39th 42nd 46th 48th 52nd 54th 56th an 57th HE WAS defeated for reelec tion two years ago McFarlane was born at Wa terloo on April 14 1885 He wa graduated from high school in 1904 and married Elsie V Haw kins on April 6 1908 She sur vives him He was engaged in he wholesale fuel business a Waterloo A member of the Episcopa hurch Masonic Lodge Knights of Pythias Elks and Moose he was past supreme councilor o the United Commercial Travel He had served a total of 4 years in the Iowa legislature Feguer waives hearing to be returned to Iowa BIRMINGHAM Ala or Feguer 25 Monday waived ireliminary hearing on a fed ral kidnaping charge and FBI fficials said he would be nought back to Dubuque Iowa Feguer was charged in con ection with the kidnapslaying f Dr Edward Bartels 32 Du uque Also Jack Hale 31 Gary nd waived a hearing on harges of withholding informa ion about a crime and inter tate transportation of a stolen ar Hale married and the fa icr of one child was with Fe uer authorities said in the ight from the Dubuque area ntil they were arrested here Thomas J Gearoty special gent in charge of the FBI of ce at Omaha Neb announced hat US Dist Atty F E Van Ustine Sioux City planned to onvene a federal grand jury t Sioux City Aug 8 to con der evidence against Feguer i the kidnapslaying of the idely known Dubuque physi iah Fight on floor possible Convention in session CHICAGO h e Republi cans launched their national convention Monday with whoops and applause for at tacks on the also in bitter pullandtug over their platform particularly the civil rights plank The split between the party moderates and liberals over the civil rights stand was so great that a convention floor fight ap peared in prospect unless Vice President Richard M Nixon the allbutcertain nominee for president can mediate the mat ter before it comes up in the Convention Wednesday NIXON SAID at a news con ference that the civil rights plank is unsatisfactory so far as 1 am concerned Nixon said he will insist on inclusion of plank giving approval of lunch counter sitins Negroes have been joining in Southern cities In explaining his civil rights stand Nixon said Negroes who purchase other merchandise in stores should not be denied the right to sit at lunch counters in these stores This practice is unjustified and must go the expected GOP presidential nominee said Nixon winged into town from Washington shortly after 11 oclock and was greeted with i rousing airport demonstration mainly from young Republi cans NIXON HAD already aligned himself for a strong civil rights plank Before leaving Washing ton he told a news conference he would back a floor fight if necessary for a strong plank But there was considerable grumbling in the party over what some conservatives called Nixons surrender over the weekend to New Yorks Gov Nelson A Rockefeller During an allnight session o CHANCE of RAIN North Iowa Partly cloudy scat tered showers Monday night and southeast part Tuesday a little cooler Lows Monday night in middle 60s Highs Tuesday in the 80s Iowa Partly cloudy with scat tered showers and thunder storms east and south Mon day night and Tuesday cooler northwest Lows Monday night in lower 60s northwest to 70 southeast Highs Tuesday in the 80s Further ly cloudy and day mild Wednes Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average a little below normal Monday night through Saturday Turning cooler Tuesday and Wednesday but warming later in the week Afternoon highs will be in the 80s and overnight lows in the 60s Rainfall will average 50 to one inch in scattered show ers and thunderstorms the first part of the week t Minnesota Scattered rain con tinued hot High Tuesday near GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 88 Minimum G5 At 8 am 77 YEAR AGO Maximum 83 Minimum 46 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 89 Minimum 66 Russia returns body of airman MOSCOW UP With a prayer and a brief military farewell the U S Embassy Monday sent lome the body of Capt Willard Palm pilot of the RB47 recon The committeeman indicate naissance plane the Soviet Uniomthat a push for Hickenloope Sidelights MacNider gets boost as a 11 By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor CHICAGO Posted on the door of the Iowa head quarters on the third floor of the Palmer House Sun day was a card proposing Hanford MacNider as a dark horse no specification as to whether it should be president or vice president W B Shafer Jr of Norfolk Va and Washington one of the lovvans most loyal boosters is identified with the cards nomi nating effort Dont propose to a girl that puckers her lips quick Shafer ad m o n i s h e s Draft a Dark Horse and Sweep the Nation If you want to win before you die nominate General he is the guy On the other side of the card is a more extended statement about Shafer and the contribu tions he has made to the build ing up of the Norfolk economy lowans favor Hickenlooper for veep CHICAGO Ml Iowa Repub licans went into the opening session of the partys national convention Monday behind their newly chosen favorite son for the vice presidential nomina tion Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper was enthusiastically endorsed for vice president at a caucus Sunday LATER IN THE day the lowans had a date with Vice President Richard M Nixon the overwhelming choice for the presidential nomination to ask his consideration of Hick enlooper as a running mate Charles Wittenmcyer Iowas national comnutlceman said he doesnt ll be know if Hickenlooper placed in nomination But nothing would make us happier The the Platform Committee mod crates succeeded in toning dow a civil rights plank shaped t the Nixon Rockefeller state ment of principles of last Satur day morning While its wording was not dis losed the plank was reporte to contain a mixture of mod erate and liberal proposals ANOTHER PROBLEM fo Mixon was a stand by a group of GOP governors that ther should be an open contest fo the vice presidential nomina tion By tradition a party presi dential nominee ordinarily ha a free hand in naming his own running mate There has been every indication that Nixon in ended to exercise this priv ilege although keeping silent a the man he would tap Speculation over N i x o ns choice has centered on US Am bassador Henry Cabot Lodge o Massachusetts and Sen Thrus on B Morton of Kentucky the GOP national chairman Delegates and visitors surgec nto the stockyards arena for he first convention session at 10 am It adjourned two hours ater with the second session lated at MONDAYS OPENING cere monies were almost exclusively e v o t e d to routine business here was a round of speech naking and the 1331 delegate ere in a mood to enjoy them elves The first days highlight as a s p e e c h by the GOPs rand old man former president Herbert Hoover SAME DATEr1959347 Dlnok 1rafflo 24 shot down July 1 The body in its rough wooden coffin was formally transferred to American custody at a shabby backalley morgue U S representatives did not open the coffin They were told it also contained Palms flying suit his shoes and socks and his identification disc The Soviet Union is holding the two surviving crewmen of the plane for trial as spies The other three crew members are missing and presumed dead will depend on Nixons attitude HICKENLOOPER the dele gation chairman left the cau cus room when fellow lowan started talk about endorsin him It was a complete am utter surprise he said later I told them I was compli mented by the suggestion Wittenmeyer said a vote was taken on the motion an needless to say it was unani mous Many of the 100 dele gates alternates and visitor present from Iowa applauded on B47 affair UNITED NATIONS N Y he United States as serted Monday it has scien tific proof that Soviet fighter planes deliberately maneu vered a US RB47 off its course and shot it down over international waters US delegate Henry Cabot Lodge die not seek council condemnation of the Soviet Union Instead he submitted a resolution calling on the Security Council either to name an impartial factfind ing mission to investigate the incident or submit the entire matter to the International Court of Justice IN A HIGHLY dramatic speech he produced two maps to demonstrate his points One was of Western Europe showing the planes route from England toward the Barots Sea the other a de tail map of the Kola sula area with a red arrow showing the position of the Soviet fighter plane which Lodge claimed maneuvered the American craft from its course What actually happened was this Before it the plane reached the point more than 50 miles north of Svatoy Nos at which it was scheduled to turn northeast a Soviet er pressed in from the sea ward side and tried to force the plane off its course and into Soviet territory Lodge said The Soviet fighter was successful in forcing our plane off its course and in de laying its planned turn to the northeast It was not success ful in forcing the plane into Soviet airspace It caused our plane to make a detour That detour is shown by the green line on the chart The pre scribed course is shown by the black line THIS ASTONISHING and criminal fact is established beyond doubt by the evidence of our scientific devices which followed the RB47 through all the events I have described Somebody Lodge said lied about the incident Now we wonder why the Soviets have presented so many distortions about this Perhaps the Soviet air force was reluctant to admit to Chairman Khrushchev that the aircraft could hot be shot down over Soviet for the good reason that it was not therefore did not inform him the facts V CHICAGO HAS no counter at traction tugging at convention delegates quite as formidable as Disneyland which lured many i a Demo cr at away from the b u sin ess at jhand in Los J Angeles There I was of course a double head jer baseball 1 game in Wrig iley Field Sun id a y not to j mention the horseraces at HALL A r 1 i n g Ion Park During the week there is a diverse assortment of music and theater But most lowans are expect ing to find their best show at the mighty airconditioned Inter national Amphitheater out in the stockyards district Did I mention Marshall Fields and Chicagos other fam ous shopping places Theyre going to have an appeal to you know who WALTER RUSSELL manag ing editor of the Muscatine Journal rode up on a Conrad Hilton Hotel elevator with New Yorks Nelson Rockefeller Sun day morning His report Rockys wasting a lot of smiles and handshakes if he isnt wanting something pretty special from this convention A sound truck alongside the hotel is blaring forth in words and music the superior virtues of Nelson Rockefeller Included in the taped program is the na tional nobody has been observed standing up for it as yet The Rockefeller forces have a huge cluster of rooms at the plush Sheraton Towers A SAMPLE OF whaf lies be hind Chicagos stately lakefront skyline presents itself to conven tion delegates as they travel the four mile route from their downtown hotels to the Interna tional Amphitheater Ramshackle tenements crumbling masonry dirty store fronts children most of them Negroes playing io congested lots or on the The blight is relieved only oc casionally by signs of recon struction a freshly painted louse or a newly shingled roof It develops that theres a preferred route for bus driv ers and taxis to take to the vention auditorium It calls for staying on Michigan Avenue as ong aspossible This of course is the counter a r t of the housewife who weeps her dirt under the rug The scenes here described make wonderful material in word and picture forthe Rus ian press THE HUGHES Bryants oil City were among the early rrivals They checked in at the aimer House Sunday with their igh school son iVi THE CONGRESS ovar ooking Grant Park and Michigan on Michigan Avenue s headquarters for Icpublicans Its remembered   

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