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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 28, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tht Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL98 The newspaper that makes ail North I o w a n s neighbors Associated and United Press International FuD Lease Wirtf MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 28 1960 e Copy Paper of Two SectionsSection No Nixon Lodge rea GOP I Catholic j sentiment i unchangec They still like Kennedy over Nixon by 2 to 1 By KENNETH FINK Princeton Research Service PRINCETON N J Jus what effect have the politics happenings on the America scene over the past five month had on rank and file voters Todays article deals with th latest findings of Catholic senti ment when Sen Kennedy an Vice President Nixon ar squared away THE FINDINGS which in elude interviewing done durin the sevenday period since Sen Kennedy received the Demo cratic partys presidential nom ination show that sentimen since last February insofa as Catholic voters are concerned changed little Protestan sentiment will be reportec shortly The results CATHOLIC VOTERS ONLY Nixon 315 Kennedy 682 Undecided 3 Five months ago interviewer reported sentiment among reg istered Catholic voters as fol lows Nixon 305 per cent Ken nedy 692 per cent undecided 3 per cent indicating little change in sentiment over the pastes weeks Highlighting the foregoing findings is that sentiment for Vice President Nixon among Catholic voters today is 186 per cent behind President Ikes 1956 Catholic vote Ike picked up 50 per cent of the Catholic vote that year Today Nixon has 315 per cent 186 per cent less than Eisenhowers total IN 1956 Adlai Stevenson picked up 496 per cent of the Catholic vote today Kennedy has 688 per cent of the Catholic vote in his camp 192 per cent better A breakdown of Catholic voter sentiment in todays trial heat election by the way voters clas sify themselves politically sheds further light on todays results and should give leaders on the state and national level a better idea of what they may mean For example heres how reg istered eligible to vote Cath olic Democrats voted Nixon 11 Kennedy 89 And heres the way registered Catholic independents cast their votes when Kennedy and Nixon were matched against each other Nixon 39 Kennedy 60 Undecided 1 And heres what registered Catholic voters who classify themselves as Republicans told Nixon 73 Kennedy 27 i World issues in spotlight fowans discuss Lodge selection By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor of Henrj Cabot Lodge as running mat for Richard M Nixon on the Re publican ticket is viewed bj lowans at this convention as a forecast that world affairs wil take priority over domesti problems in the 1960 presidentia campaign Interviewed a short time after the Nixon choice had been authentically announced Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper chair man of the Hawkeye delegation put it this way From the standpoint of senti ment all of us would have likec o see a midwesterner named for second spot on the ticket Hie jenlooper Everett Dirksen ot Illinois and Walter Judd of Min nesota had been most prom inently mentioned BUT AS a practical matter we recognize that a NixonLodge icket will have a tremendous appeal nationally Hickenlooper had met earlier this week with a group of mid western representatives to im press on Nixon how important it s that the farming section have ample representation in the next administration In the long run the Cedar ilapids man observed Thursday having a secretary of agricul ture who understands the prob ems of diversified farming can mean far more to Iowa and our neighboring states than having a vice president WE HAVE unqualified assur nce from our presidential nomi nee on this point A start toward developing a new approach to the farm prob em will be made at a meeting f farm states legislators here AGE AND YOUTH Alternate delegate Victor Han sen of Walden Colo marks 85th birthday Thurs day on Republican Convention floor in Chicago He gets bussed by Sally Saltonstall left 19yearold niece of Massachusetts Senator and Lucile Cannon Boulder Colo Jubilant convention picks Nixon By JACK BELL CONVENTION HALL Chi cago ffi The Republican ticket for 1960s crucial election will be Vice President Rich ard M Nixon for president and Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge for vice president A jubilant GOP convention made official on a single per functory ballot Wednesday night what long has appeared inevitable IT NOMINATED Nixon to battle Sen John F Kennedy of Massachusetts the Democratic choice This will pit in the November jalloting a 47yearold Quaker relatively poor man and a selfpropelled politician against 43yearold Roman Catholic from a wealthy and politically experienced family IN A POSTmidnight confer ence of the partys top leaders hat lasted for 2Yz hours Nixon apped Lodge the United Na ions ambassador as his run ning mate Lodges acceptance was a foregone conclusion So was the conventions ratification Thurs day night of his nomination GOP sidelights Nixon recalls duty in Iowa By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor CHICAGO The Ottumwa Courier had a special break r o m the Nixon meeting for owa Wisconsin and Nebraska uesday evening He began by eferring to his world war serv ce at the naval air base which s now Ottumwas airport a talk scheduled for 25 minutes to about twice that time The greatest ovation came from two declarations One of them had to do with a free choice by the people of the world as between communism and freedom The other had to do vith the strain on his patience 3y those who are bent on com paring US unfavorably with Al Efner executive editor of Russia in matters of military n Chicago at the conclusion of tiis convention Sen Hicken ooper is known to have been ounded out by Nixon concerning is availability for such a meet ng ALONG WITH the long look at griculture there will be con ideration of plans for the short ession of congress starting next month How to keep the Demo ratic majority from gaining a trategic advantage for cam aign purposes will be high on he agenda of next weeks farm meeting Sen Hickenlooper is preparing o keep his attendance record at he Clear Lake governors days ear He will arrive for this ne by air Friday afternoon An Iowa caucus was scheduled or Thursday afternoon in ad ance of the final session of the onvention at which the Lodge omination is to be made offi al he Courier parent paper of le L e e group of papers of which the GlobeGazette is a member was able to run the line with delegates for a brief chat with the Vice President He assured Nixon that Pat who came to Iowa as a bride is not forgotten either Nixon had received his com mission in California and the Ottumwa airbase was his firs tour of duty Mrs Nixon was employed as a teller in the Un ion Bank which proudly dis plays her name today on its roster of former employes AN OLD SAYING All chiefs no Indians was literally true here this week The dozen rep resentatives of our original Americans presented at the first session of the convention were chiefs even though some were referred to as tribal lieu tenant governors or other desig nations THERE WERE TIMES dur THATS ROCKY Nixon banner and hat are worn by Gov Nelson A Rockefeller on floorof Republican convention in Chicago ing the extended convention sessions when the Nixon daugh ters Patricia 14 and Julie 12 quite obviously would have pre ferred being somewhere else despite its meaning to their dis tinguished dad The pair one day was overheard in a conver sation about whether that dad might be persuaded to boost their allowances to a week Like other convention guests theyve discovered that ex penses are a little high here in Chicago WHO WOULD ever have guessed that one day he would see a line of selfadmitted lib erals snaking its way through the downtown hotels of Chicago whooping it up for the scion of the Rockefeller millions Thats precisely what lowans at this convention havebeen witness ing every day A STATISTICALLY minded lowan in the press gallery Al Efner of the Otlumwa Courier kept score onthe applauseat President Eisenhowers conven tion talk Tuesday night There were 85 interruptions for cheers and handclapping from dele gates and galleryites stretching and economic strength ANNOUNCEMENT of the death of Lloycl Brewer a highly respected publisher from New ton Iowa has cast something of a shadow over the convention for a number of lowans particu larly those from the Fourth Dis trict where he had been active in public affairs for some three decades if GAGS ARE a dime a dozen Some are on buttons others on banners And some you just Kennedy sees hard fall fight HYANNIS PORT Mass m Sen John F Kennedy congratu lated Vice President Richard M Nixon Thursday on his win ning the Republican presiden tial nomination He told a news conference at lis summer home here that if Henry Cabot Lodge US am bassador to the United Nations jets second place on the ticket the Democrats will have a vig orous fight in the fall hear Columnist Herb Lyon re fers to Brinkley and Huntly the telecasters as Ham on Wry Beer drinkers have been order ing Rocky on Draft One badge says Eisenhower for ExPresident One bearer of a convention sign worded Your Last Chance to Get Adlai Steven son was given the bums rush from the gallerie one night ROLFES BARBARA Olerich an Iowa delegate who has been made the subject of a series of featured articles in the Chicago Daily News discovers in the third piece that attending a con vention is actually more fa tiguing than her regular farm duties DICK NIXON Northwood withdraws Lyford Brookings SD who had been named successor to John van der Linden as managereditor of the Northwood Anchor has withdrawn Richard L Bell a journalism graduate of Iowa State Univer sity Ames will assume the posi tion Aug 1 Bell worked on the Knoxville la Journal three years and for the last seven years has farmed near Gilbert Sen Henry M Washington the Jackson of new Demo cratic national chairman ap peared with Kennedy at the news conference KENNEDY DENIED that he once said President Eisenhower should apologize to Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchev as re orled by former New York Gov Thomas E Dewey in Chi cago Wednesday night I said the President should have expressed regret over the crash of the U2 in Soviet terri ory Kennedy said rather than issue a statement that urned out to be a lie The Democratic presidential nominee said he didnt mind ivhat Dewey a twotime GOP presidential standard bearer said about him I could ride a tractor all morning and scrub kitchen floors all afternoon without getting this tired she said in the in terview But this isnt to say that shes sorry she came She rates her first contact with a national con vention as an unforgettable ex perience She confesses to misty eyes when the sessions open with the National Anthem NIXON WENT out of his way to praise Rep Melvin R Laird at his meeting with Wisconsin Iowa and Nebraska delegations Tuesday This may have signi ficance The Marshfield con gressman is one of those most prominently mentioned for Sec retary of Agriculture in the Nix on cabinet if and when Laird is from a dairy land WHETHER THE GOP conven tion has been pitched to a high er level than the rival partys conclave in Los Angeles is prob ably a matter for individual de termination It can be said how north of Ames Mr and Mrs Bell will move to Northwood when housing arrangements have been made Minor Barnes son of Mrs Leon Barnes owner of the paper will be on the staff during the remainder of the summer He is a law student at the State University of Iowa Effective Sept 1 Lloyd Mad son will be advertising manager of the Anchor The son of Mr and Mrs L P Madson North wood he is married to the for mer Alice Barnes daughter of the late Leon S Barnes pub lisher of the paper and Mrs Barnes Madson has been block man for Allis Chalmers in Aber deen SD Mr and Mrs Madson will also move to Northwood ever that from our vantage point in the press gallery of both the featured speakers on the Republican program have seemed to have better attention from the convention crowd than did the speakers at LA This could however be the result of a superior sound system here MINNESOTANS HAVE been pointing with pride to their rep resentative on the platform at each convention session Mrs Peavey Heffelfinger As Sec retary of the national committee Jie Twin Cities woman called the convention to order for its opening session She reads all resolutions and will participate in any and all rollcalls One Chicago writer referred to her las having the biggest friend liest laugh in town One of her daughters Rosalie is married to Phillip Willkie son of the 1940 GOP candidate for Presi dent i North Iowa Partly cloudy with a few thundershowers Thurs day night locally cooler lows 5863 Partly cloudy and cool er Friday highs in lower 80s Iowa Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday with widely scattered thundershowers over most of the state Lows Thurs day night in the 60s Cooler north Friday highs lower 80s extreme north to upper 80s south Minnesota Fair extreme north occasional cloudiness with a few widely scattered thundejj showers south and central Thursday evening becoming night and on Friday Lows Thursday night 5060 Cooler Friday highs in the 80s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday GOP delegates run gauntlet of Demo signs CHICAGO UPI Repub lican delegates have to pass through hostile country on their way to the Republican national convention As the cars room through the heavily Democratic south side of Chicago residents hold up signs reading Were for Kennedy or Kennedy is the Remedy One youngster was neutral He held up a sign that had I Like Kennedy one one side and I Like Nixon on the other side Judd to name CHICAGO Pres ident Richard M Nixon Thurs day announced Rep Walter Judd of Minnesota will place UN Ambassador Henry Cabol Lodges name in nomination as vice president Thursday night Nixon told a GOP ladies breakfast that they had better get to the convention hall early tonight The decision Nixon said has been made Walter Judd of Minnesota will make the nomination of Lodge for vice president There was a round of ap plause when the Vice Presiden made the announcement Judc has become a Republican fa vorite since he made the key note speech Monday ews in a utshell FKOM OUK tvrKK SJiKVICfcs YORK The Rockefeller Foundat i o n Wednesday night an nounced grants of 263908 for the second quarter of I960 The grants included funds to study Chinese law in Cal ifornia why fungi can not live apart from a liv ing host the training of local veterinarians in In donesia and a history of Kansas City CHICAGO Eisenhower in a tele gram to Vice President Nixon congrat Elating him on winning the Re publican nomination for president Astonish ment at your nominaton on the first ballot is something less than com plete Nixon speaks as leader GOP choice controls party By ERNEST BVACCARO CHICAGO W Beginning Thursday Richard M Nixon speaks as the leader of the Re publican party expressing my own viexvs rather than the Ei senhower administration post tion The vice president and Re publican presidential nominee used those words in an inter view He said nomination would be a mandate to assume the party leadership and enunciate Nix ons as distinguished f r o nl President Eisenhowers policies in the most intensive campaign anyone ever undertook in my lifetime AS A FIRST move in his new leadership Nixon marked UN Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge as his choice for a running mate Nixon said he will not be criti cal of the am proud my association with the Eisen hower administration and its record of accomplishments But he went on I will be stat AMBASSADOR LODGE ng my own views I will be alking of the new administra ion and looking to the future Maximum Minimum YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 86 56 68 FLOOD UN POLAND WARSAW W A 30foot high ilood crdst swept down the Vis ula River and left thousands of acres of farmland and sev eral cities in southern Poland Thursday CAIRO UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC The Algerian rebel gov ernment in exile plans to send a mission to La tin American soon to seek more support for the Algerian Cause NEW YORK Two American women mis sionaries were raped by mutinous Congolese sol diers the U S ambassa dor to the Congo dis closed Wednesday SEOUL Korea than 10 million South Korean voters go to the polls Friday in the most crucial elections since the Republic was founded 12 years ago For the first time the Democratic Party is favored to win BERLIN The grow ing food shortage in Communist East Ger many has become so acute that farmers were urged Thursday to work nights to harvest their crops POOR BESS ELBA NY UP One cj farmer Laverne Schuknechts cows kicked him Wednesday night and broke his nose Her name was Gentle Bess IN A WIDEranging ion Nixon paid his respects to he political prowess of bis Democratic opponent Sen John f Kennedy and said he expects his own drive for the presidency 0 be a hard uphill fight He said the election will be one if the closest in history and the lUtcome may depend on events ieifher he nor Kennedy can con rol What happens at home on the economic front and develop ments abroad as they effect ouu hopes for peace could have a greater impact on the outcome than what the candidates do Nixon said NIXON WILL spell out policies for the 60s in day andnight campaigning in most of the 50 states He reserved for the campaign the detailed steps he has in mind on the farm foreign policy and economic fronts and the extent to which they might depart from or build on the Eisenhower pro grams On the inside Editorials Page 4 Comics 8 Latest Markets13 Mason City News 1415 Sociefy News67 Sports 1718 Clear Lake News13 North Iowa News SAME DATE19534I IOWA SAFETY FIGURES   

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