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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 26, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 98 The newspaper that makes ail North I o w a n s neighbors Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 26 1960 To Copy Thij Paper Consists o Two No 24f Progress on big issues Strategy of Nixon attacked Some lowans are incensed ByW EARL HALL Editor GlobeGazette CHICAGO How far should Republicans go in placating Nelson Rockefeller That is the question which is troubling Iowas delegates here as they prepared to greet and listen to President Dwight D Eisenhower its no secret that some of the Hawkeye group are incensed over the secret meeting held be tween Nixon and the New York Governor and by the pressures subsequently exerted by the Vice President to revise the party platform in a manner ac ceptable to Rockefeller While lines arent precisely drawn in this matter those who supported Sen Taft in 1952 and are friendly toward Sen Barry Goldwater for the vice presi dency now are the ones most critical of the Nixon course NOBODYS GOING to pres sure us Washburn Steele of Cherokee Iowa representative on the platform subcommittee writing the farm plank has as serted We are writing the platform We were sent here to do the job What Im saying goes for both Nixon and Rocke feller i Bess Cowden state central committee vice chairman and second member of the platform group feels a little less strong ly on the subject A teacher herself at Sidney she has a lim ited enthusiasm for federal air to education But she observed Eisen hower and Nixon are both on record for federal help in schoo construction To take an out right stand against such federa air would be to repudiate our ad ministration THIS LATTER could very wel be the ultimate point of view o the entire delegation from Iowa But until the showdown reached later this week some o them will continue to let their displeasure be known In the view of most lowans the Nixon faux pas was not sc much in seeking Rockefeller blessing but in not letting mem bers of his party including th platform committee know in advance what was being done Its as if a rug had been pulled out from under us one lowan put it Another one in high place bu not willing to be quoted ex pressed the view that What ever chance we had of winning in the Deep South went down the drain when it was decided to place platform approval on student sitins lowans from Capitol Hill hold Richard Nixon in high esteem for the most part Some oi them however are saying off the record tnat if he has weakness it lies in acting with out taking counsel Not even Leonard Hall head man in the Nixon campaign organization FAIR North Iowa Mostly fair Tues day night and Wednesday Cooler Tuesday night lows 5763 Highs Wednesday in the 80s Iowa Mostly fair Tuesday night and Wednesday A little cooler Tuesday night lows 50s north west to around 60 southeast Warmer east and south Wed nesday highs 80s east to low er 90s west Further outlook Fair and little change in tem perature Thursday Minnesota Clear and pleasant Highs Wednesday in 80s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 ami Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 87 60 71 146 83 63 ewsm a utshell had an inkling ofthe Nixon Rockefeller gettogether in ad vance WHEN REPUBLICANS sit down for breakfast with Presi dent Eisenhower Wednesday morning there will be about a score of lowans present These will include Sen B B Hicken looper chairman of the delega tion and Iowas topranking Re publican National Commit teemen Charles Wittenmeyer Davenport and Anna Lomas Red Oak state chairman Verne Martin Norman Erbe Boone nominee for governor Jack Miller Sioux City nominee for US senator and all Republi can candidatesfor Congress Hickenlooper has the Iowa delegations unanimous endorse ment for second place on the FROM OUE UNITED NATIONS NY Arkady A Sobo lev Soviet ambassador to the UN was reported confined with a heart condition at the Russian estate at Glen Cove NY UNITED NATIONS NY Italy proposed that Russia permit the International Red Cross to get in touch with two known survivors of a US R B 4 7 reconnais sance plane downed by Russia over the Barents Sea July 1 BAYAMO Cuba estimated 250000 fer vent supporters of Fidel Castro celebrated the birth of his 26th of July Revolution in rainsoaked Sierra Maestra camping grounds shared with visi tors from Russia and Red China BULAWAYO South ern Rhodesia Police fired on African rioters in a Negro section of Bulawayo killing at least one Negro as rioting against white rule con tinued for the third day BETHLEHEM Pa Eugene G Grace 83 who made Bethlehem Steel Corp the nations second GOP writers CHICAGO Republican Platform Committee Tuesday agreed to reconsider the civil rights plank termed unsatisfac tory by Vice President Richard M Nixon and Gov Nelsoji A Rockefeller A parliamentary maneuver by advocates of a less farreaching plank failed It was considered likely the committee would go on to make some of the changes asked by Nixon in the plank previously approved by the Plat form Committee Earlier the committee broke under pressure and agreed to reconsider its plank on national defense Nixon said that if the conven tion should adopt a platform divergent from my views he couldnt accept the presidential nomination But he added quick ly thats a moot question CHICAGO B B Hickenlooper RIowa indicated Tuesday that his state might balk if an at empt is made at the Republican national convention o strengthen the civil rights plank approved by the Platform Committee I think the Platform Committee should write the platform Hickenlooper said even though I might not agree with it en tirely The veteran senator added that he does not know what action his delegation might takeif a floor figbjerupts over the civil rights issue He said the lowans probably will not make a decision on this until know what the platform says when it isput to the conven ion Hickenlooper called a caucus of Iowa delegates for 10 am Wednesday to discuss this situa ion as well as nominations for president and vice president meaning there is really no such IOWAS 26 delegates are unin structed but are supporting Nix on for president Hickenlooper said the state probably will go for the man Nixon wants to share the ticket On the civil rights issue a Heavy rain hits parts of Iowa A wind and rain storm struck Larchwood in extreme north west Iowa Monday night top pling trees littering the town I with branches and disrupting largest producer Monday died South Dakota man victim of crash LARCHWOOD B iharp Highmore SD was killed Monday night in a two car collision on Highway 9 about three miles west of this Lyon County town The high way patrol said Sharp was alone Two men in the other car were injured Nixon ticket But if there was a dispostion to turn to Minne otas Walter Judd for running mate there would be enthusi astic support from the Hawk eye group Judds1 keynote talk was still being praised Tues ay Mrs Hughes Bryant Mason ity one of Iowas 10 delegates tlargc saw Vice President Vixon at close range and heard im talk at a breakfast meet ng of Republican women in the Blackstone Hotel Tuesday number of the Iowa delegates said they were opposed to sit ins staged by Negroes at south ern lunch counters The plank drafted by Vice President Richard Nixon and New York Gov Nelson Rocke feller had expressed support for the objectives of sitdown demonstrators STATE SEN Lawrence Put ney Gladbrook said however does not believe in sitins These people should not be al lowed to jeopardize a mans business he said Other Iowa delegates ex pressed similar opinions Barr Keshlaer Shenandoah called sitin demonstrations a method of usurping the rights of property owners Anna Lomas Red Oak said that sitins were wrong and il legal Hugh Bell Ottumwa said he agreed with the goals of such demonstrations but that he is worried about such tactics be ing an invitation to violence On A test matter electric service for a time Other scattered places in Iowa received heavy rain from dark foreboding clouds RAINFALL REPORTS in eluded Le Claire 311 inches Gilman 210 Traer 170 Clar ence 160 Davenport 157 Wa pello 147 Mason City 146 Bur lington 137 Independence 122 Elkader 116 Bloomfield Mount Pleasant and Maquoketa 110 Toledo 85 Marshalltown 84 Augusta 83 and Jewell 82 The rainstorm struck Mason City just before 6 pm and gut ters were running brim full within minutes There was no damage however THE WEATHER Bureau said there might be more showers in the southeast late Tuesday and perhaps some in the western part of the state Many places had cooler weather Monday but high read ings for the day went up into the 90s again with the top of 95 degrees at Sioux City The lowest high was 79 degrees at Ottumwa Mason City had issue President Eisenhower was re ported to be the prime mover in getting the defense language re viewed Sen Prescott Bush ol Connecticut said changes would relate to the successful firing oi a Polaris submarine missile last than to Rockefel lers demand for a specific beefedup spending pledge We have been making a great deal of progress Nixon said This was Thank You Ike day in Chicago and hundreds of thousands were on hand to greet the President as he and his wife arrived by plane from their summer home at Newport R I Bad weather earlier in the day delayed their arrival by two hours IKE AND HIS party were taken by helicopter from OHare Airport to the downtown area for a mammoth parade Rockefeller1 breakfasted with a group of governors who tried to get him to change his wont runwont serve attitude toward the vice presidency Aside from breaking bread with them he gave them no comfort Here peated that he wouldnt accept the No 2 bid and he said the decision was irrevocable Another sign was that the platform committee decided to reconsider its defense plank apparently to include some of the defense buildup views of Rockefeller He earlier had said the defense plank was not strong enough for him It did not meet his proposal for an extra billion of spending Nixon was staking all his prestige as tho partys indicated presidential nominee in his drive with Rockefeller for a civil rights plank like the one they jointly proposed Saturday THEIR ACTIVITIES irritated conservative Republicans par ticularly Sen Barry Goldwater of Arizona Goldwater said Rockefeller was out to destroy the GOP He said he had mouse trapped Nixon into helping him I dont think Nixon can get elected if he keeps on doing hes doing Goldwater said If a liberal civil rights HONOR FOR FORMER PRESIDENT gold badge is presented in Chicago to former President Hoover who ad dressed the Republican convention Pre AP Photofax sentation is made by Ned dishing national chairman of the Young Republican Federation background is Party Chairman Thruston Morton Russ give an inch after 15 months GENEVA UPI Russia Tuesday ended 15 months of silence and offered the US and Britain three annual veto free inspections to check sus pected underground nuclear tests on Soviet territory Delegate Semyon K Tsarap kin presented the which would give Russia twice as many of these vital onsite inspections as the West to the 234th session of the nuclear test ban conference US Ambassador James J Wadsworth Immediately branded the suggested Soviet inspection figure as a little bit ludicrous in view of the hundreds and hundreds of u n d e r g round disturbances which cannot now be dis tinguished as either earth quakes or nuclear tests He told newsmen the Soviet offer was not near enough of a deterrent against cheating under a nuclear test ban treaty But he welcomed the move as the beginning of ne gotiations to find a stand be tween East and West on the major stumbling block at the 21monfhold negotiations plank is adopted the South will leave the party this year it looks to me as if this is the end of the Republican party as we know it NIXONS FIRST meeting Tuesday was with delegates from four Southern states the area where opposition to his civil rights ideas centers Vir ginia North Carolina South Carolina and Mississippi After ward several of the delegates said they had given Nixon a courteous reception but that they remained strongly opposed to any change in the compro mise civil rights plank There seemed little doubt that UN Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge Jr had the inside track for the vice presidency Nevertheless some delegates were mumbling that they didnt know why they should take on a man who in 1952 lost his Sen ate seat to Sen John F Ken nedy now the Democratic pres idential nominee President Eisenhowers ad dress will be the big attraction at the Tuesday night session Actual balloting commences Wednesday AP Photofax ROCKY the presentation to former President Hoover is Gov Nel son A Rockefeller one of the biggest figures at the Repub lican conclave Here he sits with the New York delegation Sidelights By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor disavowingserious interest in the Iowa delegations indorsement for vice president Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper made reference to some con temporary history at Los Angeles I appreciale the compliment implicit in this action he is quoted as having said But Im remembering another lowan who got taken up to the top of a hill recently only to be rolled down in a barrel This of course was a reference to Gov Herschel Loveles3 the hopes entertained by his friends if not by him that he might be chosen as John Kennedys running mate The fact still remains how ever that the Iowa senior sena tor is available if there should be a decision to make a bid for the Midwest vote via a vice On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 67 Clear Lake News 8 Sports 910 Comics 11 Latest Markets 12 Mason City News 1213 Farm 15 North Iowa News 18 Few polio cases in Iowa this season DBS MOINES W Polio is Sandy Loveless engaged to wed Ottumwa youth DES MOINES UPI Gov and Mrs Herschel C Loveless Tuesday announced the engage ment of their daughter Sandra j present in Iowa this summer tner the ideas presidential nomination IOWAS WASHBURN Steela and other members of therplat form group of a dozen which shaped the partys farm planfe see slightly i red when they hear it gested that ei Ann 19 to Gary L Yatcs 20 Ottumwa They were friends from High School Yates 20 is the son of Mr and Mrs H L Yates No date has been set for the wedding Miss Loveless attends the University of Iowa where she will be a junior in the next school year Yates will be a junior at Parson College Fair field this fall but hardly anyone is catching it because people are taking their polio shots officials jf the Iowa Health Department report Dr Ralph Heeren director the departments communicable dis ease division said Monday thai only one case of polio has been reported to the department so far this month Four cases were reported in June All five cases were of the nonparalytic type SAME D AT E1959347 AP Photofax IKE AT CONTROLS President Eisenhower flew by jet to the Republican national convention at Chi cago Tuesday but not before trying the controls of another modern mocJe of transportation a nuclear submarine He inspected the USS Patrick Henry at his summer home at Newport RI and later wit nessed the firing of a dummy Polaris or the lan guage i n it came out of ithe Nixon Rockefe Her c o n f erence The Cherokee man reiter ates his claim HALL that the farm plank was in its final form before the secret meeting between Vice dent and Governor was even held The one bit of identical language he explains was bor rowed by the pair from the vanced draft of the not vice versa WHEN A CLOSE friend of Arch McFarlane telephoned his widow about his death from a heart attack in the Iowa head quarters at the Palmer House she made this observation It was as Arch wouldhava liked it She was remembering through her grief that politics and pub lic life were near and dear to Mr McFarlane since that No vember day in 1914 when he won his seat for the first time in the Iowa state legislature This was the third heart sei zure experienced by the patriv arch of Iowas legislators The first came in 1957 when he was serving his last term in the egislature the second last year when he was serving as a lob byist The visit here was not exact y in accord with his order But as his widow
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