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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 19, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for Horn w MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The VOL 98 newspaper that makes all North lowans Associated Press and United Press International Full MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 19 I960 n e i g h b o r s 7c a Copy Paper of Two SectionsSection No 26S Kennedy courts farmers But program still secret By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON The major party candidates if they have worked out farm policies at all are keeping them under maxi mum security Sen Kennedys meeting Saturday and Sunday in D e s Moines with Midwestern leaders is reported to be large ly exploratory Vice President Nixon is holding off his major farm speech until Sept 6 Farm action at t h e present session of Congress has just about been foreclosed The House Agriculture Committee agreed to seek passage of only two minor bills at the extended postconventions session SEN KENNEDY in announc ing the Des Moines conference with farm experts admitted If we do anything for the farm er we are going to have to move awfully quickly in January This would appear to mean betweenthelines that the Ken nedy technique will be to run on the farm plank in the Democrat ic platform until the farm sector of Ms brain trust comes up with a program At the same time the Democrats w i 1 be cam paigning against Agriculture Secretary Benson and trying to link Nixon as closely as possible to him Both party platforms of course recognize the urgency of the farm problem The Dem ocratic plank promises full parity income for farmers in all segments of agriculture This is to be achieved in part by loans on basic commodities at not less than 90 per cent of par U2 pilot given 10year term for spying p MOSCOW Ft The Soviet Union sentenced Francis Gary Powers to 10 years in prison A military court gave the 31yearold American pilot the sentence for espionage but modified it by specifying only three years are actually to be spent in confinement The rest of the sentence is covered by Deprivation of liberty That may mean as signment to a special colony with other prisoners or possi bly expulsion It is entirely conceivable that Powers may be sent out Powers family reunited of the Soviet Union when his prison term is finished There was nothing official on this but the feeling among some diplomats and correspond ents in Moscow is that the Soviet Union at this stage has no special desire to keep Powers after the excitement about him subsides The Soviet Unions lop pen alty is death by shooting Prosecutor Roman J Rudenko asked for a 15 year sentence Powers Soviet attorney goateed Mikhail I Griniov asked for less with out specifying the years There is no appeal pro vided for in the Soviet law but Powers wife has indi cated her intention to carry a personal plea o Premier Nikita S Khrushchev if she can see him The handsome Virginian showed no emotion when he heard the sentence He stood with arms folded as he heard an English translation of tins outcome of his vhreeday trial a trial in which the Russians tried to condemn the whole foreign policy of the United Stales in the cold war The courts judgment said that Powers committed a se vere crime but that there were three mitigating circum stances 1 Openhearted admission of guilt 2 Sincere repentance 3 The principle of Socialist humanitarianism Powers was downed on a May 1 flight which carried him into the Soviet Union at 68000 feel The incident led to wrecking of the summit conference and cancellation of the Soviet Unions invita tion to President Eisenhower to visit the Soviet Union The presiding judge of the threeman court LI Gen Victor Borisoglebsky read the verdict reached in a con ference of 4 hours 35 minutes following summations The sentence he said runs from May 1 the dale of Powers ar rest A great burst of applause swept the crowded courtroom the Soviet Trade Union Build ings vast Hall of Columns it lasted two minutes Powerss wife and mother Mrs Oliver Powers collapsed briefly and wept His wife Barbara 24 at tired in navy blue had fidget ed and twisted her gloves as the reading of the verdict went on for 30 minutes Occa sionally she sponged her fore head with a handkerchief she lipped in a glass of water Both the wife and mother quickly regained their com posure and stood up holding hands WARM AP Photofax HEARS SENTENCE U2 pi lot Francis Gary Powers en ters Moscows Hall of Col umns to hear the 10year pris on sentence given him for be ing at the controls of the high altitude jet spy plane shot down over Russia May 1 Hes wearing a baggy dark Rus sianmade suit ity production payments com modity purchases and market ing orders and agreements THIS IS reminiscent of Gen Eisenhowers pledge in 1952 The GOP platform of that year promised full parity in the market place The candidate declared while attending the Na tional Plowing Contest at Kas son Minn Sept 6 1952 I stand and the Republican party stands behind the price support laws now on the books Those laws provided 90 per cent of parity supports for major Russ put animals MOSCOW UPI American U2 pilot Francis Gary Powers and his family held a tearful reunion immediately after he was found guilty of espionage and sentenced Friday After the verdict was an nounced in the courtroom Pow ers wife Barbara his sister Jessica and his parents were led into a room behind the stage for the reunion Powers and his unsmo 10 in in MOSCOW Soviet Un ion announced the launching of a new space ship into orbit car rying two dogs and other ani mals whose life above the clouds will be reported back by tele cash crops The goal Gen Eisenhower said should be not merely 90 par cent of parity but full par ity Subsequently in his State of the Union message to Con gress Feb 2 1953 President Eisenhower declared We must seek this goal full parity in ways that minimize interference in the farmers affairs that will permit desirable shifts in pro duction and that encourage farmers themselves to use ini tiative But the President subsequent ly denied in October 1953 that he had ever advocated price supports of 100 per cent The studies of Benson and his ad visers in the interim between vision Moscow radio said the ton space ship is in orbit at an altitude of 320 miles It is circling the globe every 91 minutes The dogs aboard are named Strelka and Belka meaning pointer or arrow and squirrel The other animals were not identified but Moscow radio said these two dogs have flown before accompanied by a big gray rabbit THE BROADCAST said the purpose of the ship is to test how living creatures could ex family were overcome with emotion and wept IT WAS THE first time Pow ers had talked with any mem ber of his family since he left on his mission over Russia and was shot down May 1 Witnesses described the re union between Powers and his family as a hearttugging one Powers interpreter came out of the room wiping tears from his eyes Then a Soviet cameraman came out and said I could not stand the scene any longer I would have broken down myself MIKHAIL GRINEV Powers Russian defense attorney ac companied the convicted flier into the rear room but left im mediately afterward When reporters asked Grinev what he thought of the sentence he said I think it is a very the 1952 election and the 1953 inauguration produced no major farm program THE 1954 administration pro gram adopted in large part by Congress called for flexible price supports and rigorous pro duction controls Farmers can get some idea of what a Kennedy administration would mean for them by study ing the candidates major farm advisers These would be Prof Willard W Cochrane president ist in also how they might be brought back to earth The broadcast confirmed that was planned to bring these particular animals back to earth The space ship they are in was described as large enough for a man Earlier this year Russia failed in an attempt to bring back to earth an unmanned space cabin Radio equipment will report back the condition of the ani mals and the functioning of the apparatus aboard and said good and very just sentence Two American Embassy of ficials Counsellor Richard Sny der and political officer Vladi mir Toumanov were in the hot and stuffy courtroom when the sentence was read All stood North Iowa Clearing and a little cooler Friday night lows 60 65 Fair to partly cloudy and a little warmer Saturday highs 8286 Iowa Mostly fair Friday night and Saturday Lows Friday night 60 west to 65 east Warmer west Saturday highs 90 west to the 80s east Further cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms likely Sunday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures for the fiveday period Satur day through Wednesday will average near normal north to 2 to 5 degrees below normal south with only minor day to day temperature c h a ng e s Highs will average 80 to 83 Lows will average 56 to 59 Precipitation will average 50 west to 75 inches east occur ring as scattered showers and thunderstorms Minnesota Partly cloudy warm er High Saturday 85 GlobeGazette weather data u to 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation 77 62 67 trace during the the judges reading including A spokesman for the Powers family said The sentence was what had of the American Farm Eco nomics Assn Prof John K Galbraith of Harvard and Gov Herschel C Loveless of Iowa Kennedys possible choice as secretary of agriculture Space prohibits detail but all three are reported agjee that production controls are needed if farm income is to be k e p high through a government sup port system Different crops the thesis goes on should be controlled in Moscow radio television reports of their activities also will be sent back THE MAIN purpose of the launching is the further develop ment of a system to support mans life in space security of his flight and return to earth said Tass the launching The earths first artificial been expected They were not surprised Galva man killed in auto accident STORM LAKE Gustav Wanberg 68 Galva was killed outright Friday in a two car collision at a Buena Vista county road intersection one mile north of Storm Lake On way home Hoeven wil be Nixons adviser WASHINGTON DC U S Rep Charles B Hoeven Friday attended his first meet ing in his new role as a key con gressional farm adviser to Vice President Richard Nixon the Republican presidential candi date The 8th District Iowa con gressmans schedule called for him to be present here at ses sions called by Nixon with lead ers of three of the nations ma jor farm organizations The American Farm Bureau Federa tion the Farmers Union and the National Grange Hoeven and Sen George D Aiken RVt were named Thursday by Nixon as the GOP presidential nominees key con GUN SHY monthsold son BABY Pat Dunham 14 of Mr and Mrs Dale Dunham 1022 Van Buren N W has red hair to match Amanda Kitty Blakes favorite color But Pat doesnt appear too happy about Miss Blakes stuffed tiger Actually Dennis Ches ter Weaver left took Pat in hand and got him adjusted to life with the Gun smoke Trio as the TV stars arrived at the Mason City Airport Milburn Doc Stone a grandfather in real life is ready to keep Pat amused in ease Ches ters tactics failed The three are ap pearing at the North Iowa Fair sultants in Congress on agricul tural matters the Soviet news agency in an announcement of satellite with a living thing aboard the dog Laika was different ways For wheat which with a twoyear supply now in storage presents by far the biggest head ache The Kennedy answer ap pears to be production quotas rather than acreage limitations IOWAN KILLED MONMOUTH 111 Lisle fired into orbit by the USSR in November 1957 No attempt was made to bring Laika back through the at mosphere to a landing on the earthjs surface The dog whirled around the globe from Nov 3 until Nov 10 then died 3 More killed at Worthington WORTHINGTON Minn UPI persons were fatally in jured in a cartruck crash near icre Thursday just six miles from where nine died in a head on collision last Saturday Dead are Mr and Mrs Her ert Moeller Pipestone and Paul Rogness 24 accident victim ST PAUL Paul Rognes 24 a former Mason City res dent was killed in a pedestria accident here Thursday whi on his way to see his famil after spending two years in England as a Rhodes scholar Rogness evidently had engin trouble as he headed for th home of his family His fathe is Dr A N Rogness the presi dent of Luther Theological Semi nary in St Paul Rogness walked into the sidi of a truck at the corner of Wes Seventh Street South and Snell ing in St Paul His car was standing the hoo raised Rogness had not seen his fam ily since he left for England in 1958 Lee Barker 39 Danville Iowa a fireman for the Burlingfon Railroad was killed Thursday driving to work in Gales burg i Henry Busch Brewster Harry Nackerud the sheriff of Nobles County where both accidents says This has been the blackest week of my life in this business His scholarship to Rhodes hao just been renewed Rogness Jived in Mason City from 1942 to 1951 during the time his father was pastor oJE Trinity Lutheran Church He was a graduate of Auguslana College at Sioux Falls SD where he was an A student 2 escapees at Fort Madison being hunted FORT MADISON M Two owa Penitentiary convicts who seized on a chance to escape rom a furniture warehouse out side the prison walls were still at large Friday The escapees were Charles Al berts 50 a lifetermer sent up from Sioux City for burglary with aggravation and Albert M Boerger 27 Kansas City serv ing 25 years for robbery wit aggravation The men took advantage of a ruse to flee into a woods Thurs day afternoon and search partie went sent into a large area cov ered by road blocks Deputy Warden Jim Richards said the escape apparently hac been planned and was timed for when Alberts was working in the warehouse He said he believec Boerger hid in a truck taking furniture to the warehouse and seized an officers club to free Alberts Both men had records of jail or prison breaks Boerger was involved in an unsuccessful prison break in September 1957 md last year joined three other ong term convicts in sawing their way out of the peniten tiary ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES UNITED NATIONS N Cabot Lodge has submitted his resignation as U S ambassador to the U N effective Sept 3 informed sources say The resignation will free Lodge to take an active part in the Republican presidential campaign as the vice presidential running mate of Richard M Nixon LEOPOLDVILLE Congo Congolese Premier Patrice Lumumba charged that the U N wants to seize power in the Congo He accused Secretary Gen eral Dag Hammarskjold of having betrayed the U N The Security Council meanwhile has been summoned to meet Sunday to discuss the Congo crisis WASHINGTON President Eisenhower de plored Russian propaganda activity in the trial of U2 pilot Francis G Powers and expressed regret at the severity of Powers sentence Rodeo is another attraction By CHUCK WALK GlobeGazette Farm Editor Saturday night millions of peo ple across the United States will have their eyes glued to their TV sets watching the Western series Gunsmoke At that same time several thousand North lowans and Southern Minnesotans will have an even better deal Theyll be watching the third performance of three of Gunsmokes stars at the North Iowa Fair in Ma son City THE THREE stars Doc Kitty and Chester join the World Championship Rodeo for five performances at the fair They open with an evening show Fri day night and then have a mat Fair program FRIDAY IMPERIAL SHOWS ON MIDWAY H arry Nelsons World Champion Rodeo starring some of the nations out standing cowboys Appearing in person will be t h e Gun smoke Trio Kitty Chester and Doc SATURDAY Open swine and dairy shows Open pony and horse show W o r I d Champion ship Rodeo with Kitty Doc and Chester World Champion ship Rodeo with K i 1 1 yf Doc and Chester U Sowned cement firm seized in Cuba HAVANA UP A governmen appointed ook over interventor properties Frida of th PAUL ROGNESS Besides his parents he is sur ived by four brothers Michael tephen Peter and Andrew and sister Martha On the inside 2Minute Mystery Page 3 Editorials 4 North Iowa Features 5 Society News67 Lake News 7 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 Sports M2 North Iowa News 13 Comics 17 TV Guide Rollout Section American owned Cuban For and Cement Co which has a stimated replacement value o 7 million dollars The company subsidiary of Lone Star Ce ment Co of New York City ha een operating a cement plan in suburban Mariel since 1918 and had purchased land for a second mill SAME REGIONAL Sandell Fort Dodge smiles happily after she was named regional Queen of Conserva tion at the North Iowa Fair Thursday night Miss Sandell will now represent North Iowa at the state contest at Guthrie Center Sept 16 She won the regional contest over 18 other girls from 10 North Iowa nee and evening show both Sat urday and Sunday Sharing the spotlight with the tfio for the last five grandstand performances will be some of the outstanding professional cowboys in the United States competing for in prizes at the rodeo Producing the rodeo again this year will be Harry B Nelson of Camdenton Mo Nelsons own rodeo the JBarH Rodeo is the largest outdoor rodeo in the country More than 100000 per sons saw nine performances of the rodeo this year According to Mike North the Gunsmoke Trios business manager the trios part of the show will last between 30and 45 minutes and will include sing ing and dancing as well as a good deal of comedy The trio will be backed up by one of the countrys finest Western music groups the Frontiersmen and Joanie FRIDAY AND Saturday will also find the windup of the judg ing in the open livestock divi sions Four breeds of the open swine show will be judged Fri day afternoon with the remain ng two breeds being judged Saturday morning The open dairy show and open horse and pony show will also be judged Saturday In front of tie grandstand Thursday night Joyce SandcU near1 Fort Dodge yap nftmcd   

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