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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 5, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home VOL 98 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION Moson City Dollar Thursday Friday Saturday The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Press and United Press Internationa Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 5 1960 7c a Copy Paper Consists of Two SectlonaScctlon Ono No 254 Accents I still on 1 the aged By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau SAN Fran cisco plays host to 2000 experts on longevity from all parts of the world appropriately enough just as Congress resumes a ses sion in which medical care for the aged will be one of the most debated issues Equally appropriately thena tional political parties are pre paring an election campaign in which polls of congressmen and the nations newspaper editors have placed this issue second only to foreign policy in the na tional debate The medical care bill passed by the House would set up a new program of federal grants to the states for medical care of the lowincomed aged It is a sharply toneddown version of the Eisenhower bill to establish a federal state financed state administered Medicare pro gram OPPOSED TO the House bi in the Senate are eight plan ranging from the administration measure to the somethingfor everybody McNamara DMich bill which goes even beyond ty ing medical care for the agec to the Social Security systeir and extends coverage to all re tired persons except retired rail road and federal employees who would be allowed to buy in The Housepassed bill has the support of the American Med ical Association and the health insurance industry Both pre viously had opposed any govern ment plan for medical care o the aged The program of the Fifth In ternational Congress of Geron tology in San Francisco ranges from general problems to the specifics of genetic theory clin ical medicine psychology socia science and social welfare The symposia are sponsored by the I n t ernational Association o Gerontology a worldwide non profit league of gerontological societies PREVIOUS congresses have been held in Liege Belgium in 1949 in St Louis 1951 in Lon don 1954 in Venice in 1957 The aim is to coordinate and cor relate knowledge of the aging individual and of changes that take place in aging populations CAR OFFERS WEIGHTY PROBLEM Susan Nelson 8 Denver tugs vainly trying to open the door of an automobile belonging to her father Joseph Nelson 6 tons in backseat AP Photofax A truck driver friend of Nelson ad mitted he dumped six tons of concrete into the car when he found no one at home to accept delivery Cementinq bad relations DENVER UPI Joseph Nelson was won dering Friday what to do about his car which was full of six tons of fasthardening cement But he was quite emphatic that the truck driver who dumped it there was no longer his friend The truck driver Robert O Porter drove up to Nelsons home with a load of readymix con crete Nelson had ordered for a driveway and a patio Nobody was home and as Porter sat in Well take care of everything soothed M R Latimer of Centennial Cement Co who owns the cement truck driven by Porter I suppose well have to hire a crane to move that 12000 pounds of cement imagine that Truck driver Porter told the manager of the cement firm Ronnie Stewart that he had got ten the cement for Nelson wholesale Stewart quoted Porter as saying I won a bet for from him And the longer I sat there in the truck waiting the madder I got thinking he was r the truck he started thinking Nelson might not trying fo stick me with that cernenf to get show up at all So he backed up his cement truck and un loaded all six tons of the wet concrete into the back seat of Nelsons parked car I cancelled that order at 3 pm groaned even on the bet The load of concrete blew out both rear tires of Nelsons car and broke both of the body springs Police put down malicious mischief in Nelson when he returned home and looked into their report but would not say if charges the automobile would be filed against Porter SHOWERS showers and Friday night The State Department has of ficially invited delegations from every nation with which the United States maintains diplo matic relations Special entry permission was extended to gerontologists from the Soviet Union Poland Czechoslovakia Hungary and Rumania The Ford Foundation and various U S government agencies are un derwriting foreign participation to the tune of The San Francisco congress and the national political debate both reflect the mounting pre occupation of this nation with its evergrowing number of old sters Politically there is the practical consideration that the population aged 65 or more con stitutes an army of almost 16 million voters WHEN THE Social Security Minnesota Act was passed in 1935 oldsters made up only 6 per cent of the population now they constitute 9 per cent Their number in creases by about 1000 a day by 1975 there will be at least 20 mil lion some estimates go as high as 28 million in the 65 andover age group To tap a rising market manu facturers of consumer goods are beginning to design products with special appeal to the aged and retirement communities are being built for them If the man who has something to sell finds it worthwhile to cater to the eld erly certainly the politician and for equally sound reasons the medical practitioners and social scientists increasingly will do so 15th anniversary of Hiroshima blast WASHINGTON OT Fifteen years ago Friday an explosion obliterated a city signaled the end of a global war and spawned a lethal fear that still cloudsthe future of mankind In the new Japanese city of Hiroshima people of all faiths paused for minute of silent prayer in memory of some 70 000 who were killed outright and many others who were inj jured in the explosion of the first atomic bomb North Iowa Partly cloudy through Saturday Scattered thunderstorms and Saturday temperature No important change Highs Saturday in lower 80s Lows Friday nigh mid 60s owa Partly cloudy through Saturday with scattered show ers and thunderstorms Fri day night and east and cen tral portions Saturday Local ly heavy rains likely west Fri day evening Cooler extreme west Friday night and south west Saturday Low Friday night mid 60s northeast to near 70 southwest High Sat urday in the lower 80s Out Partly look for Sunday cloudy and mild chance showers extreme east of Showers cooler Highs Saturday around 80 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 88 Minimum 66 OCTOBER DRAFT CALL WASHINGTON Army has issued a draft call for 9000 men in October 1000 more than the September quota bringing to 2556930 the number of in 1950 FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES SALT LAKE CITY Edwin Morrell 30yearold Salt Lake City student Friday declined comment on charges by a Soviet newspaper that he had been ex pelled from Moscow University for alleged espion age activities WASHINGTON The United States again has asked the Soviet Union to free two American fliers and allow an impartial United Nations inquiry into the Soviet downing of their RB47 over the Barents Sea July 1 W Arthur Meighen 86 twice prime minister of Canada died Friday MEMPHIS Tenn Jesse H Turner Negro bank official was elected a member of the county Democratic committee Thursday the first Negro to win such office here since Reconstruction Days His two opponents were white HONG KONG The U S Navy announced a Marine battalion landing team is beingassigned to duty afloat in Asian waters to further readiness of the 7th Fleet On the inside 1 Minute Mystery Page 3 Clear Lake News 4 North Iowa Features 5 Editorials 6 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets Comics 10 Band News 11 Sports 1314 Society News 1718 North Iowa News 22 TV GuidS Pullout Section Estate of rocket pioneer paid off WASHINGTON UP Fifteen years after the death of rocket pioneer Robert H Goddard the government has agreed to pay a million dollars for infringing on his patents The money with the consent of Dr Goddards widow will go to the Daniel and Flor ence Guggenheim Foundation in New York a nonprofit organ ization which financed most of the inventors research between 1930 and 1941 Katanga turns back vance eleme nt of r LONDON Premier Nikita Khrushchev in a letter broadcast by Moscow radio Friday accused British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan of taking a hostile stand toward the Soviet Union by backing what he termed the aggressive policies of the United States How can we have any re spect for such a position the Soviet Premier asked Macmil lan in a 15page letter couched in characteristically blunt terms KHRUSHCHEV asserted that the flight of the downed RB47 American reconnaissance plane according to Soviet Unions information was carried out not only from your territory but was agreed to by the British government In disputing Macmillans sup port of the US in the RB47 in cident Khrushchev said Let us take your version and that of the United States Let us grant that the RB47 aircraft did not violate our frontier But the aircraft consequently flew so close to the frontiers of the Soviet Union where violation or nonviolation is in itself a dis puted question THE SOVIET leader the first time in a US spy plane had been spotted over Soviet territory April 9 or three weeks before the U2 of Francis Gary Powers was shot down The aircraft got back safe y Khrushchev wrote It was not shot down by us But we saw it And they know in the United States that we saw it Yet despite this Khrushchev charged the Americans sent in he U2 in order to stretch our nerves even more to humiliate us and to take humiliation as far as insult Waterloo gir 17 drowns in river WATERLOO W Rita May Schlamp 17 Waterloo drowned in the Cedar River at Touchae Park here Thursday evening Authorities said she and Donald Corson 16 were sitting on the river bank when the girl decided to test the water She stepped into the river and slipped into a deep hole Her body was re covered later by Jerry Van Dorn an offduty fireman AP Phototax JET AGE PINWHEEL Five DC8 jetliners form a symmetrical pattern around hexigonshaped United Air Lines terminal at end of one of the several con courses at the San Francisco International Airport Recently devised telescopic corridors connect planes to the terminal for allweather use and without the climbing of any steps The corridors are easily ex tended or retracted as needed A United Airlines spokesman said that this is the only complete installa tion of its kind SAME NASHVILLE Tenn Iff Sen Estes Kcfauvcr won a third term with a stunning landslide victory in Thursdays Tennessee Democratic primary in which civil rights was the overriding issue The race billed as the lightest of the lanky 57yearold sena tors career turned into his greatest triumph as the stales vot ers made it unmistakably clear they preferred his liberal philoso phy to that of Judge Andrew T Taylor a strong advocate of segregation and states rights Kcfauver the Democratic vice presidential candidate in 1956 led from the outset and quickly grabbed a twotoone mar which he maintained throughout the night Returns from 2448 of the states 2635 precincts gave Ke fauver 448759 and Taylor 238 820 The total vote was the high est for a Senate primary in the states history The primary was the first held without an ac icompanying race for governor i Kefauvers 65 per cent of the total vote compared with 70 per cent of the total when he de jfeated Rep Pat Sutton six years ago The outcome had been watch ed nationally for an indication of the depth of Southern reac ition to the civil rights propos als adopted by the Democratic National Convention Taylor AP Photofax ARRESTED Leona G ag 6 Covacevich who held the Miss USA title for one day in 1957 before it was discovered she was a Mrs talks with news men in Hollywood after being booked on a charge of endan gering a childs life She was arrested following a report to police that she had beaten her son David 4 She told officers she strapped the boy with a belt to keep him from playing with razor blades sharply criticized this platform plank while Kefauver said only that it went a little too far Kefauver termed his victory an emphatic answer to the de tractors of the tried to say that we are people Democratic nomination to the Senate means election in this Southern state Two Republi cans little known across the1 state sought the GOP nomina tion Premier means business ELISABETHVILLE Congo 20man advance guard to nave the way for U N soldiers was barred from entering Ka tanga Friday and sent back to Leopoldvillc with U N Under secretary Ralph J Bunche Bunche said the men were technicians and should be al lowed to start work here Ka tanga officials said they were U N soldiers and refused to al low them to get off their plane Premier Moise Tshombe of Katanga who has proclaimed the secession of his province from the new Congo republic showed he meant business in re fusing to allow the United Na tions to put his territory under U N patrol He has said U N forces would have to fight their way in BUNCHE top troubleshooter in the Congo for SecretaryGen eral Dag Harnmarskjold came here Thursday and failed to work out a compromise with Tshombe Friday Bunche went back to the Congo capital of Leo poldville to report to JJam marskjold The plane that came to pick him up surrounded by Ka tanga police and soldiers as it stood on the airfield Godefroid Munongo Katanga interior minister went aboard and personally informed the U N delegation it would not beal owed to get out Munongo told newsmen he had warned Bunche that intervention of UN soldiers would be re garded as aggression and Ka tanga would then be entitled to take legitimate measures of de fense He said Bunche had told him that UN soldiers would not come until after further negotia tions IT APPEARS that Tshomba has carried his opposition to U N intervention as far as pos sible on the diplomatic level and the next move is up to the UN Tshombe appealed to Bunche Thursday to hold off on the movement of soldiers into Ka tanga and to refer his govern ments secession from the cen tral Congo government to the Security Council for a review of the whole Katanga question Members of Premier Patrice Lumumbas central government were certain to oppose any at tempt to take the question of Katanga to the Security Council Katangas mines rich fields and pastures furnished 60 per cent of the wealth of the preindepend ence BelgianCongo and Lu mumba and his ministers have made plain they consider part of the UN military forces mis sion is to enforce the central governments authority over Tshombe and his rebellious Ka tanga regime Hamraarskjold in a statement Wednesday said the UN force had not been sent to take orders from the Congo government or mix in the infant nations internal affairs Iowa to be farm battlefield Nixon Kennedy plan appearances By UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL Iowa appears to be shaping up as the battleground in the presidential i g h t for the nations farm vote The battlefield The state which leads the nation in corn oats and egg production and which ranks among the lead ers in cattle hog and sheep raising The combatants The presi dential pres ident Richard Nixon on the Republican side and Sen John Kennedy of Massachusetts on the Democratic side The weapons and ammuni tion appearances by the two top contenders with agricultural backdrops Both bearing urban back grounds Easterner Kennedy and Californinan Nixon an nounced their planned politi cal forays into Iowa to try to harvest the essentially rural Midwestern possibly crucial one in the Nov 8 elec tion Gov Herschel C Loveless of Iowa the Democratic chief executive of a tradition ally Republican state and a record votegetter emerged as Kennedys vanguard in the farm states Following a meeting between the two at the Massachusetts senators summer home in Hyannis Port Kennedy announced Loveless will head the na tional policy committee on ag ricultural a threefold responsibility for the Iowa governor Kennedy also announced a 12state farm conference was planned in DCS Moines possi bly Aug 21 and that he would attend At about the same time Thursday Iowa Republican headquarters announced Nix on would make a major farm speech Sept 16 at a sfate plowing contest Verne Mar tin Iowa GOP chairman said the vice presidents headquar ters told him Nixon planned to speak at the plowing exhibi tion about a mile north of Guthris Center Martin added that the Nixon staff assured him the GOP presidential nominee would appear in at least one other major meeting in Iowa The Iowa Republican chief said he could go to Washington in the next two weeks to arrange a date for Nixons second ap pearance in the Hawkeye state Kennedy said his meeting in DCS Moines would include 12 Midwest states It would be attended by Sen Lyndon Johnson Texas the Demo cratic vice presidential candi date and those who are most immediately concerned with progressive farm policies He said this would include repre sentatives from lowaxMinne sota the Dakotas Wisconsin Kansas Missouri Indiana Nebraska Michigan Illinois and Oklahoma Loveless told newsmen that prominent Democrats at the session also would include Sen Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota and Sen Stuart Symington of Missouri The Iowa Governor himself a candidate for US Senator added We hope to have senators goverors state chairmen national committee men and committeewomen and house members from the agriculture committee from the 12state area The Sunday date of Aug 21 was a tentative one with the following Sunday as a second possibility because a circus was expected to possibly limit facilities necessary for the Democratic conclave Its location in Iowas capi tal city pointed up Loveless apparent role as the key farm figure in the Kennedy cam paign The Iowa Governors chief tainship of the Kennedy farm policy committee alsd cast ft Loveless as head of an advis ory committee representing various farm commodities as leader of a Farmers for Ken nedy and Johnson move ment and as chief fashioner of a legislative farm program to be enacted early next year if Kennedy wins After his meeting with Ken nedy Loveless told newsmen it would be a physical im possibility for Congress to write a comprehensive farin bill during its compressed session this summer But Loveless added that he hoped for enactment of an cy bill to expand and farm credit   

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