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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 22, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Homt MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 98 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 22 1960 7o s Copy This ConMnts of Two SectionsSection Ons No 271 Cuba denounced as Red Trojan horse One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 1300 pm Sunday WOI AMES 510 pm Tuesday WTAD Quincy 930 pm Thurs WStJI Iowa City 910 am Sat Theres one vacantseatat the Olympics PHIS YEAR Ill be attending the Oympic Games in Rome I hasten to add its go ing io have to be in memory and imagination not by phys ical presence Ill be harking back to 1956 when with a com panion whos even nuttier than I am about athletics I sat in on the Olympics in Melbourne Australia I couldnt of course defend myself if somebody pointed at me and charged me with being soft in the head flying half way around the world to watch some athletes in action Id throw myself on the mercy of the court But lest somebody conclude that Ive reformed let me say at once that Id like to do it again Except for the fact that cov ering the two national party conventions has kept me away from my desk the greater part of a month Id be in Rome at this minute I cant think of a more satisfying way to keep myself poorJm already check ing the flight schedules to Tokyo for 1964 and trying to work out some solution for that conflict between the quadren nial nominating conventions and the quadrennial Olympic Games CLEAR AT THE TOP of my list of thrilling experiences as a sports lover over w series baseball games over Big Ten championship football games over all else is a chill December day in Mel bournes enormous Cricket Stadium In less than three hours that day American ath letes won four gold medals These were the 400 meter hur dles the 100 meter dash the long jump as its called in the AP Photofax RUSSIANS SHOW SPACE DOGS A Radkevich staff worker of Academy of Sciences of USSR holds Strelka and Belka dogs which Russians say survived journey into space Dogs were shown for the first time in Moscow Shown to newsmen Land Down Under and the hammer throw Once all three flags above the giant Scoreboard were the Stars and Stripes all three lads on the victory podium Americans Four times I was proud to join in our National Anthem How could one forget such a thrill as this Thats a rhetorical question The answer is You couldnt even if you tried Its one of the strangest odd ities of sports that the largest crowd ever to see a baseball game wasnt in America where the game was born It wasnt at a World Series as you might asume It was in that Mel bourne Cricket Grounds on the final day of the track and field competition in 1956 A hundred and 20 thousand people most of them yawning from disinterest saw two American service teams in a preliminary attrac tion It was strictly a captive crowd AUSTRALIANS accustomed to seeing players mutilate each other in their own brand of legalized mayhem called Aus tralian football simply couldnt abide anything as slow moving as baseball That incidentally is the testimony of most of the Russ space frolic after trip MOSCOW W Two mongrel dogs in their space flight re acted alarmingly after the rocket blastoff last Friday raising fears something had gone wrong the Communist newspaper Pravda reported Monday But 10pound Belka squirrel and 12pound Strelka arrow shown to newspapermen in Moscow for the first time rallied and soon were eating as their space ship sped on its orbit the party newspaper said The newspaper also reported the capsule containing the two dogs other animals flies plants and fungi made a smooth un damaged landing in a meadow after being discharged from the mother space ship The came down Saturday after 18 revolutions around the earth in 24 hours Pravda said The 4V2ton space ship after discharging its living cargo at a low altitude also made his tory by landing safely itself Pravda said It gave no details sports world Japan and the Caribbean countries are the only exceptions With its emerald green in field and its red brickdust track the Cricket Club setting was most impressive The great field was entirely surrounded by the bleachers When theres a crowd of 120000 as there was on that last day of competition almost half of them arc stand ees And they think nothing of U You see they walk or ride Continued on Page 2 SCIENTISTS watching the re action of the dogs by television placed aboard the space ship said the dogs heads and paws hung limp and unmoving after emerging from the terrific pull of the takeaoff Pravda said We were alarmed at that mo ment one scientist told Prav da Only the data of the tele metric system quieted us The dogs pulse and breathing were continuing Pravda said one scientist gave this account of the landing of the capsule The container with the dogs landed on a smooth meadow surrounded by arable fields On landing four farmers were not far away They surrounded the unusual guest from the cosmos and examined it SOMEBODY READ a sign on flie container which carried a request to report the finding to a given address but they didnt have to send a telegram Soon above their heads an air plane of observers appeared It landed specialists who were the first to open the traveling ship Belka and Strelka rushed out of it They ran about the mead dow fawning upon people and barking merrily Their companions on the epic flight were reportedly equally lively on returning the mice nibbling on biscuits the flies keeping flying around the flasks in which they traveled One of the plants that was on board the space ship continued to blossom the news agency Tass reported Some Soviet newspapers re Fair colled one of most successful The most successful fair weve had at the new grounds and one of the most successful ever is the way one North Iowa Fair official described the 1960 event after closing Sunday night The sixday event resulted in more paid attendances at the gate than at any of the three previous fairs held on the new grounds west of Mason City GRANDSTAND crowds were also up this year the official stated This despite the fact that one grandstand performance had to be cancelled and two others were hampered by in clement weather Top grandstand attractions course were the Gunsmoke American defense is topic SAN JOSE Costa Rica UP The Western Hemisphere for eign ministers meeting entered a new critical phase Monday in which Cuba was pointed out as a Trojan horse for commu nism in the Americas Prime Minister Fidel Castro has already served notice Cuba will reject any such charge and will bitterly attack the United States A Cuban walkout from the conference being held by the Organization of American States OAS is possible THE FOREIGN ministers urned to discussing Communist infiltration of Latin America aft er signing a resolution condemn ng the dictatorial regime of Generalissimo Rafael L Tru iillo in the Dominican Republic The United States joined with other members of the OAS Sun day in approving diplomatic and economic restrictions against the Trujillo regime until it makes democratic reforms The Dominican delegation walked out of the conference Saturday in protest against the resolution which it termed il legal and coercive The hemispheric foreign min isters are expected to proceed more cautiously in attacking ommunist penetration and par ticularly the growing friendship between Cuba and the Soviet Union Castro has many Latin American followers Dominican strongman Trujillo has few BUT DIPLOMATIC observers are predicting a strongly worded resolution condemning Soviet at empts to intervene in the hemi spheres affairs Cuba could be directly or in a nation which has direct links with Soviet commu DEMOCRATIC BIGWIGS ALL This group of leadingDemocrats get together at a lull in proceed ings of the partys farm conference and rally in Des Moines For the moment examining a fountain pen advertising the party are front left to U S ore money AP Phototax Sen John Kennedy Sen Hubert Humphrey Minne sota and Sen Lyndon Johnson Back row from left Sen Henry Jackson Washington Democratic na tional chairman Iowa Gov Herschel Loveless and Gov Orville Freeman of Minnesota nomfnees promise msm Cuban Foreign Minister Raul iloa already has anticipated uch a charge He told the min sters that the Castro govern ment is following its own ide pendent line and is not a satel ite of anybody A graver charge against Cuba least in LatinAmerican be that it has be ome a dictatorship where hu man rights which the revolution ledged to protect are being vi lated Cubas representation in the meeting was challenged in an pen letter by the antiCastro uban Democratic Revolution ry Front The Cuban people are not rep esented the organization de lared in a twopage advertise ment in a San Jose newspaper Cubas chair it said will e occupied by an agent of the xtracontinental movement that as taken violent control of our atherland By DOUGLAS B CORNELL DES MOINES UP The Dem ocratic political team of Ken nedy and Johnson made its first public appearance of the cam paign Sunday and gave the American farmer a firm prom ise of more money in his pocket book Sens John F Kennedy of Mas sachusetts and Lyndon B John son of Texas took turns with pledges and in accusing the Republicans of bringing the farmers to what the former called disaster and the latter called a mess Each said Re publican nominee Richard M Nixon must share in the respon sibility The two came to Des Moines for the climax of a twoday rally of farmers from 13 Midwestern states Most of these states have a long tradition of going Repub ican BACKING UP the Democratic platform Kennedy listed as his irst basic objective for farmers i positive policy to manage sup plies of farm commodities and raise farm prices and incomes parity levels He didnt translate that the party platform they both cash But what this would mean support says that controls and would be boosting farm income approximately 25 per cent above present levels or nearly three billion dollars a year Swinging directly at Nixon Kennedy said that when it comes to agriculture disaster las been his experience and Sec etary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson has been his teacher THE DEMOCRATIC farm pro wasnt spelled out in de ail by either man on the ticket Specifics were left until later a nutshell Trio and the World Champion ship Rodeo Near capacity crowds were on hand for the first four performances of the rodeo and although the Sunday night crowd wasnt as big fair officials were confident of real zing a profit on that one too THE BIGGEST grandstand crowd of fair was at the Satur day night performance of the rodeo and trio Next largest crowds were at the Friday night and Sunday afternoon rodeo per ormances More people passed through the outside gate Saturday than any other day 2 FLIERS KILLED MANILA UrVLt Wallace F Doolittle Pratt Kan and Ens ported briefly the recovery of the 85pound space capsule in the air over the Pacific John Antoine Provost Wells boro Pa were killed in the crash ofa Navy jet bomber Sat urday A helicopter rescued two existedcrewmen Car hits transport Illinois woman dies OSCEOLA UP Mrs Jean B Ruhr 28 of Waukegan 111 died Saturday when a car driven by her husband Wayne 28 crashed into a gasoline transport truck north of Osceola The husband was seriously injured and was taken to an Osceola hospital Iowa tot scalded FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES UNITED NATIONS N Y The U N Secur ity Council has overwhelmingly endorsed Dag Ham marskj olds direction of U N military and civilian aid in the Congo MOSCOW Vladimer Sloboda identified as a naturalized U S military intelligence employe in West Germany has asked for political asylum in the Soviet Union the Soviet Tass news agency said GENEVA The U S Britain and Russia form ally recessed the nuclear test ban talks for five weeks The U S charged Russia with holding up progress of the 21monthold talks WASHINGTON A House Rules Committee deadlock on a school aid bill may be broken clearing the way for action later on medical aid and minimum wage legislation SAME On the inside 2Minute Mystery Page 3 Editorials 4 Society News 678 Clear Lake News 9 News Quiz 9 North Iowa News 10 Sports 1112 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Comics16 Bathtub crib proves fatal DAVENPORT W What a Davenport mother thought to be the safest place in the house turned out to be a death trap for her 13month old child Sunday Sheri Joyce Alford is dtad Her mother Mrs Martha Al ford a divorces is under heavy sedation The child died in scalding water in a bath tub at the Al ford home Police said Mrs Alford told them j thought it was the safest place in the house for her There was no crib for the child Mrs Alford had put some throw rugs in the tub as pad ding and covered them with a blanket She said she ppt the baby in the tub and then went upstairs with her 4yearold daughter for a nap When she awoke two hours later Mrs Alford said she heard water running She ran downstairs to find the tub full of scalding water and the baby dead Police said there were signs the child had been playing and apparently had turned on the hot water faucet The blankets probably stopped up tht drain HOT North Iowa Partly cloudy through Tuesday with brief ground fog early Tuesday morning continued warm Scattered thundershow e r s Tuesday night Lows Monday night 6368 near 90 Highs Tuesday Iowa Fair west partly cloudy east Monday night with some fog east lows in the 60s Partly cloudy Tuesday highs in the 90s Further outlook Showers and thunderstorms Tuesday night ending Wed nesday cooler Fiveday Iowa Temperatures Tuesday through Saturday will average about 5 degrees above normal Afternoon highs will average 85 to 90 degrees and overnight lows 60 to 65 de grees Temperatures will be near normal at the beginning of the period rising at mid week and near normal again by the end of the week Ram fall will average around 50 inch in scattered showers and thunderstorms Tuesday and again Friday and Saturday Minnesota Showers warmer High Tuesday 90 GlobeGazette weather data p to 8 am Monday Maximum 85 Minimum 55 At 8 am 73 rEAR AGO Maximum 95 Minimum 65 GlobeGazette weather data p to 8 am Sunday Maximum 81 Mimmum 55 more government participation in farm affairs will be needed This splits away from the publican stand But farmers tes tifying here in the past two days indicated they would be willing to accept more rigid restrictions if need be Kennedy and Johnson got a big roaring reception on ar rival at the airport At the Fort Des Moines Hotel there was another mob scene with the candidates fighting their way through the entry crowded lobby KENNEDY AND JOHNSON were the top guests at a huge luncheon Afterward they sat down together to look over a summary of the views and gestions of 65 spokesmen for farm groups and individual farmers With reference to the farm ers the summary said They came as Democrats determined to see that the party of their choice wipe out the years of Republican neglect to farm people It said that one of the ines capable unchallenged conclu sions running through the testi mony was that the seriousness of the farm income and the challenge to the Demo cratic party to take positive tion to raise farm foremost in farmer testimony HIGHER FARM income summary said must becom9 the first and major objective And it said too that farmer after farmer indicated a will ingness to accept a share of the responsibility in adjusting sup plies to demand at fair prices This would mean a measure of controls Kennedy said he was on hand to learn He said he intends to spell out programs throughout the fall which will offer no special privileges He said that they wont satisfy every one but hope they will reflect what I think is right Kennedy added three other basic objectives to that of try ing to raise farm prices and comes He called for a posi tive food and nutrition policy for the people a dynamic food and fibre policy of world di mensions and a long range plan to help low income farms Sports Bulletin T U L S A Okla W Ann Casoy Johnitone Mason City Iowa defeated Mrs Rakish Hall Tuisa 7 and 6 Monday in first round of the 60th Womens Amateur champion ship of the Unittd States Golf Assn   

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