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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 9, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors VOL 98 Associated Press ana United Press International Full Leaso MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 9 1960 To Copy Paper Conslitt of Two No Herbert C Hoover at age 86 He still puts in sevenday week 72 hours a day By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau each of your lastthree conventions I bade you an affectionate good bye My goodbyes however did not take and I have been bombarded with requests to do it again for the fourth time Now unless some miracle comes to me from the good Lord this is finally it The speaker was Herbert Clark Hoover the occasion the 27th Republican national con vention It was the seventh oc casion on which he had ad dressed GOP conventions His remarks as were his previous farewells were greeted with cries of No No THE FORMER President who will be 86 on Wednesday was sense saying goodbye to the nation for his speech was televised on three nation wide networks Characteristi cally his remarks transcended politics 34 he cited Americas frightening moral slump and called for the stimulation of American nationalism which might give support to our defense of freedom Herbert Hoover at 86 some how casts a younger image be forethe public than he did 30 years ago Gone are the high stiff rounded collars and the neverquiteinplace drab neck ties replaced by softcollars with rather longish points and more daring fourinhands Gone is the high stiff rounded prose style replaced by a vig orous and occasionally daring method of writing and speaking Russian report claims A guilty plea by pilot MOSCOW MVFrancis Gary Powers has pleaded guilty to the substance of the charge he spied on the Soviet Union in his U2 plane the news agency Tass said Tues day Tass said the guilt of the American flier due to go on trial here Aug con firmed by material and writ ten evidence the findings of experts and the testimony of witnesses The indictment against Pow ers who parachuted from his crippled plane in the Urals May 1 was reported to total about 4000 words Tass said the indictment was drawn up by the state se curity committee and was ap proved July 9 by Roman Ru denko USSR prosecutor general It accuses Powers of hav ing been engaged in active espionage against the Soviet Union which represents a manifestation of the aggres sive policy followed by the US government Powers highflying plane came down near Sverdlovsk east of Moscow The Soviet version is that it was felled by an antiaircraft rocket According o the indictment Tass said Powers intruded into the airspace of the U S S R for the purpose of col lecting intelligence of strate gic nature on the location of rocket bases airfields radar network and other highly im portant defense and industrial objectives of the USSR The crime of which the Pound Va flier is accused carries a penalty ranging from seven years imprison ment to death by shooting The indictment will be read to Powers on the first day of the trial But the plea of guil ty has no legal validity until and unless Powers makes his plea publicly in court Even if Powers pleads guilty in court the prosecutor is obliged under Soviet law to proceed with the case and present his evidence Rebellion in Laos Will expel foreigners SPECIAL John Cul ly kisses his poliostricken wife Inge hospital for six weeks but she willbe borg in Bellevue Hospital in New York She has been an iron lung patient at the A taken out of the machine briefly to give birth The child will be her third ium ordered out as demonstrated both in The Ordeal of President Wilson published in 1958 and in his remarks vention at the Chicago con THE BLACKSMITHS son who became a millionaire early in life from public life in June 1955 after 41 years of almost continous public ser vice but he remains much in the public eye today Whether in his suite in the Waldorf Towers in New York or the 17thfloor suite he customarily engages in San Franciscos FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES LEOPOLDVILLE Central Congolese governmen Tuesday decreed a state o emergency throughout the na tion and sent troops to expe Belgian Ambassador Jean van den Bosch and his staff The decree followed the UN Security Council action in New tf jt j Mark Hopkins Hotel he works a sevenday week 10 to 12 hours a day Although he tries to winnow down his public en gagements he makes a score of speeches or more every year His one concession to he now rises at 7 oclock rather than 6 Herbert Hoover was the first Quaker to hold the nations highest office also the first president to be born west of the Mississippi River He was the first president trained in science and he now is great ly disturbed at the lack of en gineering students in this coun try and the larger numbers applied to science in the Soviet Union HOOVER GAINED world fame as the appointee of Wood row Wilson a Democrat as commissioner for relief in Bel gium and U S food admin istrator in World War I When appointed Secretary of Com Japs protest U S Marines7 artillery TOKYO Ufi Villagers living near the base of towering Mt Fuji plan a sitdown Wednesday on a military firing range in an effort to block a U S Marine artillery practice with live am munition Four hundred Marines went ahead with preparation to begin the firing despite the plans of residents of nearby Oshino village and leftwing backers to congregate in the target area al the foot of the scenic moun tain But the U S Navy said the firing would not begin until the area is considered safely cleared Atlas missile sent on 7000mile trip CAPE CANAVERAL Fla UP An Atlas missile thundered skyward Tuesday on a 7000 mile journey to Atlantic waters off the coast of South Africa The flight second longest for m York ordering Belgium to withCongolese soldiers and the U N rt n f nmir r 4n niwJniw draw its troops immediately from seceded Katanga pro vmce Under the decree gatherings of more than five persons were prohibited Curfew will be im posed between cusk and dawn The whole government will go to Katanga and if the Bel gians will shoot we will be happy to die for the country Premier Patrice Lumumba told a news conference The Premier refused to dis uss the move on Katanga fur her Katanga officials who went o the United States for the force now trying to maintain or der in all of the Congos prov inces except dissident Katanga Lumumba said his government will not accept domination from the United Nations We want collaboration and not charity he declared The Congolese and not United Na tions officials should administer the Congo The Congolese im ranahlP nf if States Pavs SAIGON South Viet Nam A neutralist military revolution ary committee overthrew the proWestern government of Laos Tuesday radio broadcasts from the capital at Vientiane de clared However the revolutionary committee ordered military commanders in the little Asian kingdom to avoid bloodshed and keep their forces away from adversary units This indi cated not all the army was be hind the coup detat It was also considered possi ble that the rebels were not in complete control of the capital but had seized the radio station and were broadcasting commu niques ONE OF THE communiques said one of the committees neu tralist aims is to expel all for eigners from the country This wduld be a severe blow at the Laotian army itself The French and a US military team of 24 train the 30000 man army of Laos to help it resist the Communist rebels in the country More important the United HAINAN NORTH VIETNAM capable of it In a resolution f the costs of United Nations Security Council debate said their 4000 native oldiers could handle any Lu mumba sent Ceylon and Tunisia and adopted 90 the 11nation coun cil authorized SecretaryGen eral Dag Hammarskjold to ar t h e changeover and him to report back France and Italy abstained range asked merce by Harding in 1921 he continued to serve under Coo he had no background of partisan politics and when nominated for President in 1928 he had held no elective public office In recent years hehas been growing back into the pre presidental Decem ber he was voted the eighth most admired man in the of his fellow Quaker Vice President Nixon and his fellow octogenarian Gen Douglas MacArthur This busy prolific man is no sobersides either His favorite hobby is fishing most recent ly what he calls fishing for older persons sitting in a skiff off the Flordia keys and waiting for bonefish He is a great sports fan and lists at tending baseball games among his uncompleted tasks Andj secretly or so he was quoted a few days hates any U S rocket was designed to demonstrate the range versa tility of the Atlas Americas The 4 am vote climaxed an SUCH ACTION could cause urgent overnight session that serious difficulties between the On the inside 2Minute Mystery Page 3 Editorials 4 Mason City News67 Latest Markets 7 Clear Lake News 8 Congo lasted for hours Hammarskjold who gave the world war warning planned to leave after midnightto fly back to the Congo where Prem ier Moise Tshombe of Katanga last week balked the entry of UN troops into his mineral rich province in the southeast Sports 910 Society News 1112 Comics13 North Iowa News 16 Farm Town Ljving Pullout Section The resolution sought to quiet Tshombes fears that UN troops wouldbe used to bring Katanga under the control of the central Congo government headed by Lumumba It specified that the 12000 IOWAN KILLED force would not be used SOCORRO NM BA Des influence the outcome of any Moines woman Eunice conflict Laotian army provides other sponsored aid and backs the nations cur rency The United States has poured 165 million dollars into the kingdom since 1955 In addition to the US mili tary advisers there are about 80 Americans in Laos helping in the aid program THERE WAS no word of the fate of Premier Tiao Somsanith a good friend of the United States who took office in May after April elections Reports circulated in neighboring Thai land that many Laotian govern ment officials had been ar rested but they made no speci fic mention of Somsanith Airlines reported the Vienti ane airfield closed to all flights The revolution came in what had appeared to be a period of relative calm Just13 months ago the proCommunist Pathet Lao rebels supported by neigh WHERE COUP DETAT IS cates Laos where a military revolutionary commit tee reportedly overthrew the government in a coup detat 60 was killed Monday when a car pulling a trailer went out of control and both overturned on most potent operational rocket US 60 in western New Mexico Both parties jockeying for Senate advantage WASHINGTON w Repub licans and Democrats jock eyed for party advantage Tuesday in a Senate where nearly every move was stud ied for1 itseffect on the presi dential campaign Following message to up his opening the reconvening conv e n t i o n s speeches and making HEAVY CROP LOSS AUDUBON Wi Saturdays severe stprm In Audubon County might take a crop toll of mil Congress Monday President Eisenhower summoned GOP Senate leaders to a White House strategy breakfast There Vice President Rich ard M Nixon had an unac customed role as the partys presidential nominee free to chart his own courseevert if his views might hot coincide entirely with those of Eisen hower Among other things tho conference approved a Re publican strategem designed to demonstrate again to the country that the Democrats are sharply divided for and against their partys strong platform declaration for civil rights Eisenhowers civil rights proposals were introduced in the Senate Tuesday Southern Democratic leaders accused the Republicans of purely political byplay and moved to stall the legislation The Democrats gathered their forces to pass some bills that Eisenhower wont like and may veto He may not Mostly fahvvand little cooler Tuesday night Fair and continued cool Wed nesday High Wednesday up per 70s Low Tuesday night in 50s Iowa Generally fair through Wednesday A little cooler Tuesday night lows in the 50c High Wednesday 75 to 80 Outlook for Thursday Mostly fair and a little warmer Minnesota Partly cloudy cooler Highs Wednesday in 70s consider acceptable Democra GlobeGazette Weather Data U WVVi Ct I T Ut4 til ticbacked bills for housing N to 8 am Tuesday school construction medical Maximum care for the elderly depressed Minimum areas assistance and a mini At 8 am mum wage increase I Precipitation 35 I 05 boring North Viet Nam ignited guerrilla warfare in northern Laos The trouble spread south ward but calmed after the United Nations sent a represen tative to look things over Boy 5 loses both legs dies later KEOKUK UPI Craig Shaefer 5 a son of Mr and Mrs LaVern Shaefer Keokuk died Tuesday after losing both his legs Monday in a hay baler accident The boy had been rid ing on the baler as his father pulled it with a tractor in a hay ing operation at the Shaefer farm near Montrose The boy fell from the machine and was picked up by the mechanism and fed into 4he baler along with the hay Blinded by the sun Keota man killed KEQTA Walter 0 Ut terback 51 Sigburney a Keo ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES SIOUX CITY An indictment charging Victor Harry Feguer 25 St Johns Mich with kidnaping of Dr Edward Bartels Dubuque was returned by a federal grand jury here Tuesday Feguers presently is lodged in a federal health treatment center at Springfield Mo undergoing mental tests WASHINGTON The United States has de manded that the Cuban government stop using its free mailing privilege to distribute antiAmerican propaganda in this country LOS Franklin Hormel 83 brother of the man who founded the Hormel Meat Packing Co died Tuesday Hormel retired as senior vice president of the meat company in 1941 and had been a resident of Los Angeles for almost 20 years Army is considering a pro posal to use only two types of and medium with all present foot soldiers riding in some kind of ground or air vehicle Demos scuttle CRbill Measure is tabled WASHINGTON W Senate Democrats Tuesday slapped down a Republican move to pass a civil rights bill at the present bobtail session of Congress They accused the Republicans of playing politics and of trying to scuttle other legislation The battle came to a smash ing climax shortly after it had been opened by Republican lead er Everett M Dirksen of Illinois with the introduction of a two point civil rights bill urged by President Eisenhower Sen Joseph S Clark a leading advocate of civil rights moved to table and thus lull Dirksens bill before it even had a chance to be placed on the Senate calendar THE SENATE approved the motion The roll call vote was 5428 All the Democrats voted to table except Paul H Douglas Philip A Hart Pat McNamara and Wayne Morse Only two Republicans John J Williams and Milton R Young voted with the Democrats to table Sen John F Kennedy of Mas sachusetts the Democratic pres idential candidate and Sen Lyn don B Johnson of Texas his vicepresidential running mate voted for Clarks tabling motion So did Sen Henry M Jackson of Washington the new chair man of the Democratic National Committee DIRKSEN SAID that in offer ing the bill he was not trying to embarrass anybody but rather was seeking to carry out Ei senhowers legislative program He told the Senate that his move was entirely free from political or partisan considerat tions But Democrats saw it differ ently They called it political and insisted it was designed to embarrass them by pointing up he split between Northern Southern Democrats over the civil rights issue Russell earlier served notice he is prepared to use every parliamentary weapon in the arsenal 1 vote for head of lettuce 1 for can of peas0ops WINDSOR LOCKS Conn worker at strike bound Hamilton Standard Div of United Aircraft Corp wait ed patiently while union lead ers counted ballots in a vote on a new contract About half way through the counting Monday the worker was handed a piece of paper grocery list Ray Stiles named new Legion chief w I put my wifes grocery shopping list in the ballot box by mistake I cant go home without the groceries he said County employe was killed instantly late Monday when a truck he was driving went out of control when apparently was blinded by the sun The tnick left the dirt road jumped a small ditch and crashed into SAME 8AFETX DEPARTMENT an embankment miles northL nntt horo Utart MMM TwIHt to east of here U Heuri FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DES C Stiles Des Moines was elected com mander of the Iowa America Legion at its 42nd annual con vention here Tuesday Stiles defeated Ken Herbster Spencer for the top post Herb ster made the election unani mous by moving that Stiles be elected by acclamation befor tfie balloting was complete Stiles who was 6th Distric commander succeeds John W Moore Osage Five vice commanders were elected They include Ray Wichers Muscatine Dr R H Wheat Waukon GlennDerby Albia Glen Hammer Council Bluffs and M G Schrader Britt Joe B Dunlap Tama was elected sergeant at arms and the Rev MerVin Hood Ruthven chaplain The only two members re elected toposts were Glenn B Hoover todianola historian ROY C STILES nd R J Laird Des djutant The delegates voted to hold ext years convention at Sioux ity Martin B McKneally na onal commander of the Lt V   

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