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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 29, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Homt MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 98 The newspaper that makes all North I owans neighbors Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MA3ON CITY IOWA PPIPIAV mi v 10 intn MASON UfY IOWA rKIDAY JULY 29 I960 7o a Copy TWs Paper ConsliiU of Two SectionsSection No 2M Nixon already in heat of fight Belgian policies set stage free Congo returning to barbarism By PATRICK ODONOVAN New York Herald Tribune News Service ELISABETHVILLE Katanga rule in the Congo was of a special kind Their Africans were better paid better cared for better housed than any in Africa There were hospitals and schools and churches Africans were taught trades and for example drove locomo tives which in South Africa and Rhodesia is still an exclusive privilege but there was only a handful of black gradu ates of priests and lawyers no doctors no engineers no offi cers and above all no trained administrators and experienced politicians For this last the Belgians have paid a full price THE CONGO was handed its freedom more quickly more un expectedly and with less prepar ation than was any other colony in history And now it is becoming clear that it is not nationalismrun wild that is the chief danger but something that the modern world has never seen rever sion to barbarism a reversion to a state worse than that which the whites found when they first came here a reversion to an Resets meeting in Chicago on farming By RAYMOND LAHR CHICAGO UPI Vice President Richard M Nixon and his running mate pledged an allout effort Friday to lead the Republican party to victory in the November presidential elec tion Well campaign until our throats are raw Nixon told members of the Republican National Committee But you in the precincts will win it Nixon and GOP vice presidential nominee Henry Cabot Lodge appealed for the support party leaders in what Nixon said will be the closest elec tion of this century in America Nixon will visit Hawaii brief ly next week it was stated Fri day from highly reliable sources unthinking tribalism that is no longer even constrained by the primitive but effective conven tions of precolonial Africa The idea of a united Congo even of united provincial units is now really held only by a few new men at the top and by parts of the urban crowds that have been able to hear of new ideas again and again The idea that they are at war with Belgium is f a r more widely accepted though few could say why pre THE HAWAII visit has been under consideration by Nixon quarters for several days but a final firm decision to make the trip was reached only early Fri day Nixon was prepared to for mally announce his travel plans at a news conference It is expected the vice presi dent will leave Chicago this weekend After leaving Wash ington D C he plans to stop briefly at Reno Nev and then go on to his home at Whittier Calif before his Hawaii trip He will be back in Washington before the beginning of the con gressional session Aug 8 THE VICE PRESIDENT orig inally had planned to remain here until Tuesday However he moved up an allday conference with farm leaders from Monday to Saturday On Monday he will confer at length in Washington withhis running mate Henry Cabot Lodge and begin coordinating a schedule for the fall cam paign He will remain in Washington most of the time during the con gressional session but will make brief campaign forays on weekends Plans for these will be announced later he said Nixon said exact times for the Seattle meetings late next week have not definitely been worked out N ews in a utshell FROM DUE WIKE HOUSTON Tex A group of Negroes staged an overnight sit down demonstration ear ly Friday in a closed and unlighted cafeteria at the Continental Trai 1 w a y s bus station MOSCOW Sources Friday said U2 pilot Francis Gary Powers will not be allowed American lawyers when he goes on trial for espionage The trial opens Aug 17 PARIS President Charles de Gaulle and West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer started a weekend of topsecret talks Friday aimed at combatting Russias steppedup cold war tac tics PARTLY CLOUDY NOMINEES BEFORE CONVENTION Richard M Nixon presidential nomi nee and Henry Cabot Lodge vice pres AP Photofax idential nominee respond to the ova tion by the Republican convention in Chicago Mercury shot fails Capsule ost in ocean CAPE CANAVERAL Fla attempt to sa un manned Project Mercury space capsule on a severe test was wrecked Friday apparently by an explosion in the Atlas booster The onetone capsule and the Atlas rocket assembly appar ently sank in the Atlantic 4 to 12 miles off Cape Canaveral The Atlas with the capsule perched in its nose blasted off from this missile test center am in a driving wind and rain storm and was immediately followed by low hanging clouds which obscured the apparent blowup from Cape observers Lad meets Nixon hfr for U cisely PREMIER Patrice Lumumba may insist that despite his bitter criticisms he is a friend of Bel gium The mob can only see Belgian troops on their land Belgian wealth Belgian privil ege Their attacks on the Bel gians their drunken atrocities their simple desire to be rich expressed in looting and rob bing all these are as automatic as a man throwing up his arm to ward off a blow It is the sort of disease that only time and a sense of unity and purpose could cure But the other disease is more dangerous FREEDOM HAS brought li THE FARM meeting will bring the GOP nominee together lowa pfrtlv cloudy with scat with Senate and House mem bers from all farm areas any Republican governors who wish to attend and all convention del cense to reassert historical claims and hatreds Freedom in Leopoldville was proceeded by and hurried on by intertribal of peculiarly vicious fighting sort It is only in part a struggle for political power and it still con tinues and smoulders all over the Congo New industrial towns where Africans live become inevitably a mixture of tribes But with freedom in many places original tribal owners of lands began to reassert their historical rights and to hunt down strangers Far more Africans than Belgians have had to move and suffer THE NEXT administration ar rangements made by white pro vincial commissioners whereby borders and populations were moved were never accepted and were not forgotten Thousands of the Baluba tribe for example are on the move even n o w in Kasai Province seeking security and new homes because their new conationals would rather have them dead than next door And politicians in power and the provincial presidents and of the opposition owe their political support n o t to their ideas and eloquence but to tribal loyalties Real coalition and unity and feeling for a na tion as a whole is almost impos sible in such circumstances egates who are farmers Nixon said the Reno stop will be an airport reception staged as a welcome home demon stration for his wife Pat a na tive of Ely Nev Nixon also will receive an air port reception when he arrives in the Los Angeles area and will feted at a big rally at Whit tier College in his home town of Whittier near LosAngeles Tues day night NIXON GAVE a virtuoso per formance at the International Amphitheater Thursday night He spoke from notes and main tained a grave demeanor as he outlined his view of the grim problems facing the next presi dent He tered thunderstorms west and north Friday night and Satur day Cooler extreme north Friday night lows 6065 north 6570 south Cooler north Sat urday highs 80s north and west to near 90 southeast Minnesota Occasional cloudi ness Friday night scattered thunderstorms east and south lows 50s north to lower 60s ex treme south Saturday fair and cooler highs upper 70s extreme north to 80s south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 91 Minimum 66 At 8 am 75 Precipitation 05 YEAR AGO Maximum 88 Minimum 70 By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor CHICAGO Every conventio of the two major parties seem to develop at least one hero no listed on the published list o characters This time its a 10 yearold shoeshine boy name Leon Thompson Colored an cute he is the gatecrasher ex traordinary His exploits include getting in to Vice President Nixons suite to give the GOP nominee a shin and breaking into a national net work TV show with Nixon You may haye Seen his per formance on the TV screen in your own home But heres the story shapes up at the send ing end of the line LITTLE LEON was hanging around the SheratonBlackstone Hotel when he saw John Dqly and Bob Fleming two faces known to him No they didn have time for a were about to interview the Vice President So Leon just tagged along right past secret service agents into Nixons headquarters Nixon agreed to a shine and they began talking TV cameras were focused on them What would you like to be the Vice President asked Leon Id like to be a soldier and fight for freedom the little lad replied ASKED IF he went to school Leon answered Yes do you Nixon said he had given up on his education You should go to a mans school and dont give up the boy admonished When Nixon introduced his only children Tricia 14 and Julie 12 the lad asked How many you got Shine completed Nixon handed Leon a dollar for a 20 cent task JUST AS long as you think this country is worth fighting for its all right he com mented With this the lad straightened and said Nobody is going to take over this country The two shook hands and Leon left with a big smile on his face It could well be that Americans will hear more from little Leon Thompson the unannounced star of this years GOP national convention New Hampton priest killed in accident OSAGE The Rev Leo Law rence Logan 49 priest at St Marys Catholic Church New Hampton was fatally injured in a onecar accident at am Friday The body was taken to Champion Fuenral Home here Driving alone on the blacktop TWENTY MINUTES after launch the National Aeronautic and Space Administration an nounced that all radio contact was lost with the booster 65 sec onds after lift off At a news conference later project officials reported that something catastrophic per haps an explosion or structural disintegration occurred which terminated the test THEY SAID telemetry data was being studied to determine exactly what happened But hopes were abandoned that the experiment xvould give information about the worst at mosphere reentry conditions a future astronaut might encoun ter Robert Gilruth Project Merc ury director said the capsule had practically no chance of be ing found afloat in the water New party to gather DALLAS Tex Iffl Constitu tion party delegates gathered today to nominate candidates for president and vice presi dent Southern in origin and strong ly conservative the Constitu tion party espouses removal of all farm controls and repeal of the federal income tax It is a strong supporter of rights In 1956 the partys presiden tial candidate T Coleman Andrews former U S com missioner of internal revenue polled 175679 votes in 19 states KILLED ALGIERS UPI Algerian Moslem rebels killed eight per sons and wounded four others n the 24 hour period ending Thursday night Politicians arrive for Clear Lakes s SAME IOWA SAFETY DEPARTMENT FIGURES road nine miles east and three miles south of Osage he appar ently failed to see a stop sign and ran off the end of a dead end road Deputy Sheriff Rich Mystery time I Crimes solved quickly Are you good at murders and other major felonies Specifically are you as good at clue catching as that mas ter fictional sleuth Haledjian You can find out for yourself the easy way starting Mon day On that day the GlobeGazette will print the first of 24 TWO MINUTE MYSTERY stories by Don Sobol for your en tertainment and as an offset to more worrisome matters like politics national and international Each of the stories is only 300 words long Yet each pre sents a crime gives all the necessary clues and challenges you to find in two minutes the solution that Haledjian has come up with in no time flat The solution is appended to the story in upside down type so you wont have to wait over night to check your own conclusion No true mystery fan even if suffering from heat exhaus tion will want to miss this engrossing daily series ard Jahnel who investigated he accident said death was caused by a chest injury It was raining hard at the lime of the accident A native of Dougherty Father Logan had been an assistant at Osage for six months several years ago He had been at New Hampton years Another fatality Francis Bran non Elma occurred in the same spot Feb 24 Stop drunks cut insurance WASHINGTON icans would save almost bil lion a year on their auto insur ance bills if drunk drivers were banned from the highways an insurance executive said Fri day William N Plymat Des Moines said auto insurance rates could be cut by 40 per cent if drinking drivers were not such a problem CLEAR LAKE The poli ticians Friday followed the beau ties into town The 33 candidates for the Miss Iowa title arrived Thursday a Iowas vacation capital They arc faced with a full schedule which ends Sunday eve ning for all but one The one who is crowned Miss Iowa by Gov Herschel Loveless will have more weeks of personal appearances and preparations for the Miss America contest in Atlantic City N J THE POLITICIANS came for their annual gab and foodfest at the stag party given Friday eve ning by the Association for the Preservation of Clear Lake in honor of the State Conservation Commission They will eat the usual standing ribs of beef but the season being late this year there will not be any corn on the cob They also will have the usual wiilical discussions in an elec tion year The candidates for the US Senate post Gov Love ess and Jack Miller of Sioux vity will meet face to face So will the candidates for gov srnor the Democratic lieuten ant governor E J McManus nd Atty Gen Norman Erbe lis Republican opponent THE GOVERNOR and Sen B B Hickenlooper fresh from erving as chairman of the Iowa at t h e Republican residential convention will ead the two party delegations Gov and Mrs Loveless have lanned a coffee for friends in On the inside Editorials Page 4 Comics 16 Latest Markets 7 Mason City News 67 Society News 89 Sports 1112 Clear Lake News 9 North Iowa News 20 charged the Democrats with playing a symphony of political cynism at their recent convention He said they adopted a program that would be dis astrous for the nation and wreck the economy I SERVE notice here and now that whatever the political consequences we are not going to try to outpromise our oppon ents in this campaign Nixon said He said the Democrats had promised everything to every body with one exception they didnt promise to pay the bill We are not going to make promises we cannot and should not keep and we are not going to try to buy the peoples votes with their own money he said Free Reporter from Red China HONG KONG flBffl Yim 26 a Chinese reporter for Unit ed Press International returned to Hong Kong Friday after serv ing a oneyear sentence in a Chinese Communist jail on a charge of espionage Yim went to Canton in Red China last July on a newsassignment The Chinese Communists arrested him and convicted him of gath ering political Mid military in formation the patio of the Blue Horizon to pm Motel from Sunday Verbal fireworks are not like ly however The party tradition ally is one for pleasant comrade ship before heading into polit ical wars The fireworks are real not verbal and they come Satur d a y evening from a raft on learLake at the conclusion of he Miss Iowa review and enter tainment Klcfor Photo HAPPY GIRLS AWAIT HIGH HONOR These candidates for Miss Iowa prepare for the contest in Clear Lake They are Front Miss Cresco Miss Charles City Miss Marshall County Miss Clinton row Miss Storm Lake Miss Mason City Miss Sheldon Miss Inde Miss Southwest Iowa Miss Cedar County row 3 Miss Daven pendence Miss Iowa Miss Ames Miss Greene County Miss Western port Miss Oskaloosa Miss Knoxville Miss Waverly Miss Iowa Iowa Miss Webster City j row 2 Miss Iowa City Miss Tama Coun Falls Miss Boone Humboldt Miss Decorah Miss Grin ty Miss Des Momes Miss Oelwein Miss Jasper County Miss Bel nell Miss Waterloo Miss New Hampton Miss Burlington and mond Miss Rosemary Chnatensen Clear Lake the official hostess Miss Forest City THE 33 candidates for Miss I Iowa from all parts of Iowa are Jon almost constant display for three and a half days There was a television appearance and dinner with briefing session fol lowing on Thursday evening jThere is a public breakfast lunch and dinner Friday but most of the day will be spent id rehearsal for the talent shows Saturday morning the girls ride in the annual parade at 10 a m following the Governors official welcome Saturday and Sunday afternoons are taken up by the two talent shows from to at the Surf Ball iroom Each day half of the girls will give their exhibition of tal ent while the other half are judged as to beauty b o Hi in swim suits and evening gowns Saturday evening at there is the Governors banquet at P M Park followed by the Miss Iowa review and program from the bandshell in City Park at THE CORONATION ball starts at 8 p m Sunday at the Surf Gov Loveless will crown the 1960 Miss Iowa at 10 p m the climax of the ball With the crown goes a collage scholarship The runner up receives a scholarship There are course auraeroui   

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