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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 1, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Daily Newspaper Iditfd for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL n The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors i Assorted Prew TJniW Prtw faUmtlon1 Full Wire MASON1 CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 1 1960 7c Copy TMs Paper consists ol Four sectionssection On strategy Russ easing iVrfo Congo WASHINGTON U S officials fear the So viet Union is trying to establish a Communist beach head in the troubleridden Congo under the guise o helping the United Nations restore order there These officials said Thursday this conclusion appeared in escapable in the view of the amount of Communist military technical and transport aid rushed outside U N to the African republic in the last two weeks U N SecretaryGeneral Dag Hammarskjold is aware c the situation and is reported to be assembling information o Soviet bloc activities But some U S officials concerned over the speed of tft Soviet actions believe the U N must move soon and vigorousl t 4lt nHI 1f KI Jack gets backing of Demos Trails with independents By KENNETH FINK Princtton Research PBINCETON N J Hov popular a Democratic presiden tial nominee is John F Kenned with rank and file Democrat and independents the tw groups he must have in h i camp next November if he i to win the nations highest of fice Judging from the results of survey completed just last wee with citizens eligible to vote who consider themselves eithe Democrats or Independents th senator from Massachusetts i popular indeed THE FINDINGS thow tha about five out of every six 83 Democrats questioned say they approve of having Kennedy a this years Democratic Presi dential nominee When registered or otherwise eligible to vote adult citizens in all walks of life who said thej considered themselves Demo crats were asked the following question Would you say that you ap disapprove of having John Kennedy as the 1960 Democratic nominee for the presidency These were the results REGISTERED DEMOCRATS Approve 83 Disapprove IS No opinion 2 TODAYS FINDINGS dealing with how rank and file regis tered Democrats feel about their partys nominee become more meaningful when compared with the way rank and file Repub licans feel about Nixon as their nominee Last weeks column showed the following among Re publicans Approve dis approve no opinion 1 per cent Thus among Republicans Nixon gets a higher vote of ap proval as their partys nominee than Kennedy gets from his party members as the Demo cratic nominee And when registered voters of all ages sexes races and creeds who classified themselves as in dependents were asked their opinion on Kennedy this is how they replied INDEPENDENTS Approve Disapprove 31 No opinion t LAST WEEKS findings showed the following among In dependents regarding Nixon as the GOP Presidential nominee Approve 69 per cent disap prove 26 per cent no opinion 5 per cent Among independents ques tioned in the two surveys there fore Nixon scores an 8 per cent higher approval vote as the GOP nominee than does Ken nedy as his partys nominee The results do not of course mean that Nixon would receive more votes than Kennedy from these independents findings do however indicate that somewhat higher proportion of ap provt of Nixon an their standard bearer than Democrats do of Kennedy as theirs and that ap proval of Kennedy among inde ptndenta is not so high among these independents as it ii for Nixon to assert its authority if th Congo is to be kept clear of th EastWest cold war struggl These officials said the Sovie goal apparently is to mak Premier Patrice Lumumba s heavily dependent on Soviet ad visers and material help to kee his nation from collapsing tha he will be a willing tool after ward for further Red penetra tion of Africa MORE THAN 200 Soviet bio of them mili tary and intelligence officials are reported to have moved into the Congo many aboard plane ostensibly carrying relief sup plies Confidential dispatches alsi reported the Soviets havi smuggled in small arms am ammunition along with 10 trucks and technicians landei from a Soviet fship eight day ago The Soviet Union demandei Wednesday night that Ham marskjold turnover the two bi Belgian bases in the Congo t Lumumbas government as soon as possible SOVIET DEPUTY Foreign Minister Vasily M Kuznetso called on Hammarskjold at U N headquarters protested th continued presence of some 60 Belgian combat troops in th Congo and also demanded tha the secretarygeneral abandon his plan to let an equal number of Belgian army technicians re main to maintain the Kamin and Kitona bases just taken over by UN forces Hassle over sugar WASHINGTON UP louse Agriculture Committee voted 1811 Thursday to rejed he Senate version of the contro versial sugar bill and to stand on the House version The committee action created near deadlock betveen the House and Senate as Congress sought to adjourn CHAIRMAN HAROLD C ooley DNC was directed not o agree to a conference with he Senate unless that body re quested it In other words any louse attempts to send the bil o conference would be resisted under the motion The House and Senate have been at loggerheads over wheth er President Eisenhower should lave unqualified authority to ut sugar purchases from the Dominican Republic Two victims of crash at Ames AMES Ufi Two persons were killed shortly before midnight Wednesday in a twocar collision n Highway 30 about four miles east of here The victims were Ida Belle Voolsoncroft 56 Ames and Vernon R Chiety 43 Nevada Story County Sheriff Ivan Shal ey said Mrs Woolsoncroft was driving one car and Chiety the ther Grace Gluck 45 Neva da a passenger in the Chiety was seriously injured On the inside Editorial 4 tectoty 47 Latnt 10 tMrt City Nawt1011 Cltar Laka Ntws 12 1514 Mtrfh Uwa 17 AP Photofax HES HERE Good ol Melvin Miller of Peoria is hoisted on the shoulders of Marine Capt Geston left and an accomplice as he ar rives in Laguna Beach Calif to celebrate Melvin Miller Week Melvins a big hit at Sandpiper LAGUNA BEACH Calif UP people are what makes them act this way said good ol Mel be wildered but still game hero of Melvin Miller Week But Im going to see this thing through even if it kills me said the Peoria 111 tractor factory foreman who officially has begun a week long reign as king of this sea side resort In case anyone hasnt heard Melvin is the ordinary Joe whose free week in La guna dates to a zany long distance telephone call last Labor Day weekend ON THAT NOW historic occasion Marine Capt Joe for his misplaced by accident called Peoria and got M e 1V i n a complete stranger They became long distance buddies and prac tical joker Gestson organized a drive to bring Melvin to La guna for a week of fun in the sun Wednesday night Melvin stepped off a jet airliner in Los Angeles into chaos broth er complete chaos I never expected anything like this said Melvin nondrinker fa ther of three church elder and pillar of the Peoria com munity The airport crowd of about 300 included actress Mamie Van Doren who planted a kiss on Mels surprised cheek MY WIFE didnt know about this laughed husky Melvin 40 who left his wife Sally and the kids in Peoria While the throng cheered Yea Melvin he was given a key to Laguna Beach by graythatched Mayor JesSe Riddell retired Des Moines in surance executive Like conquering heroes Mil ler and Gestson in an open convertible headed a howling motorcade It proceeded 75 miles south to a reception at Lagunas Sandpaper Bar the Marine hangout where Gest son placed his celebrated tele phone call The joint was jammed OUTSIDE THE bar agers climbed aboard a 20 footlong tractor parked as a monument to Melvins occupa tion and shouted Hurray for Melvin On busy US Highway 101 police officers battled a traf fic jam Melvin was mobbed Press photographers television cameramen reporters ladies in Hawaiian dresses and Marines jet pilots beach boys beach girls all wanted to say hello to the crewcut factory worker WHIRIS NANCY LOS ANGELES UPI arole Wells reported to police liursday she awakened in the ight to find t man standing y her bed Excuse me said he man Im looking for Nan Im Freddy Miss Wells Teamed and the man lied bw police are looking for him stole lift from her purse Khrushchev planning another U S jaunt To lead Russians to UN FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES MOSCOW Premier Nikita Khrushchev will head the So viet delegation to the 15th gen eral assembly of the United Na tions which starts in New York Sept 20 it was announced Thursday No date was disclosed for his arrival b u t he probably will leave Moscow one day before the session starts President Eisenhower also may make an appearance at the UN with the United States delegation and the heads of other Western nations may attend But American sources have made it clear in the past that there is absolutely no chance of an underthetable informal summit meeting KHRUSHCHEV broke up the EastWest summit meeting in Paris in May over the issue o the US U2 plane flight over the Soviet Union and has been critical of President Eisenhower ever since As a result of the Paris sum mit failure Khrushchev with drew an invitation for Presi dent Eisenhower to So viet Union This was to have been a return for Khrushchevs trip to the US last year On Sept 18 1959 during thai visit Khrushchev paid his firsl visit to the UN He addressed the 14th General Assembly and proposed general and com Dlete disarmament by all the nations of the world within four years No invitation will be involved n the trip coming up since leads of all states with UN membership have the privilege of going to UN headquarters at any time The White House withheld comment on the announcement SEN ROBERT KERR D Dkla bristled at the thought of he Red leader visiting this country As far as Im con cerned he would be advised he was not welcome in the US until he apologized both to the jeople of the United States and he President for his unwar ranted brutish conduct at Par is Kerr said House members reacted with astonishment Hell get a hot reception in New York predicted Rep Ro man Pucinski DI11 Itll be ust as hot as the rioting in Japan against President Eisen lower Therell be a security problem But Rep W R Poage D Tex told a reporter I think we can protect him all right THE TRAINS ARENT RUNNING Empty com muter trains and locomotives jam Pennsylvania Rail road yards at Philadelphia after the huge rail sys tem ground to a systemwide halt following a strike by the Transport Workers Union Thousands of com AP Photofax muters all over the East were forced to find other means of transportation The strike against the na tions biggest railroad centered on job classifications It was the first time in the roads 114year history that it had shut down Black day for US at Olympics ROME ffi Americas John Thomas lost the high jump toj Russia in a shocking Olympic upset Thursday shortly after Germanys Armin Hary had won he 100meter dash in another low at United States crumb ing track supremacy A crowd of 75000 spectators sat in shocked silence at the Dlympic Stadium when Thomas lolder of the world record at eet 3 inches failed to clear the bar at 71 while two Rus sians Robert Shavladkadze anc Valeriy Brummel made it Shavladkadze won the gold med al Brummel the silver anc Thomas the bronze It was the first time the U S las lost the high jump since 1948 and the first time its sprint ers had been beaten in the 100 since Canadas Percy Williams won in 1928 KING DIES KUALA LUMPUR Malayan King Hisamuddin Alam 62 died actly five months after the death of his predecessor Tuanku Ab dul Rahman N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES AP MiftofM MONSTER MELON Lou Ann Quails 11 Evening Shade Ark finds this watermelon too big to handle The 123pound specimen was grown by Lou Anns neighbor Martin Graddy a retired postmaster who raises big melons as a hobby LOS ANGELES The mother of 17yearoid Beverly Aadland last girl friend of Errol Flynn was sentenced to county jail for 90 days placed on three years probation and warned to stay away from alcohol on her conviction of contributing to the sex delin quency of her daughter WASHINGTON President Eisenhower said for the first time in history mankind is able to catch the scent of victory over two ancient enemies and malnutrition These enemies while not whipped are on the defensive he declared in a speech delivered at the International Congress on Nutrition CIUDAD TRUJILLO Dominican Republic Generalissimo Rafael Trujillo has turned down a re quest from President Joaquin Balaguer to take over the presidency the veteran strong man held for more than 20 years HONOLULU The crippled136foot Seattle motor yacht Wild Goose II with nine feet of water in its hull has won its battle for survival and is heading for Honolulu The yacht carrying 18 per sons including a 4yearold Maori girl on her way for treatment of a heart defect radioed the Coast Guard for help after a mysterious breach in the hull let the sea in WASHINGTON The U S will attempt to hurl a 400pound space station into an orbit around the irtoon late this month to radio back information vital to future exploration of space Charge filed after fatal Britt scuffle BRITT Loren LaPlount 49 has been charged with man slaughter following the death of lerman Horstman 78 He died Tuesday night after an argu ment with LaPlount during which LaPlount allegedly struck him An autopsy showed Horstman died of a heart condition but death may have been precipi ated by a blow according to the pathologists report Horstmans daughter June said the two men had been in he yard when her father came nto the nose bleed ng He died before a doctor arrived LaPlount has been moved rom the Britt jail to the coun ty jail at Forest City Hancock Jounty Coroner Glen Osman has ordered an inquest at the jourthouse in Garner next Tuesday Witnesses were sub poenaed Thursday according to Deputy Sheriff Greg Arnold LaPlount was arraigned Wed nesday in the court of Justice of Jie Peace E H Olsen Britt Bond was set at which he WMI unable to pay SAME DATE1959410 2 trains ordered restored DES MOINES UP District Judge Ralph Randall Thursday granted a temporary injunctioa to the Iowa Commerce Commis sion to force the Rock Island Railroad to resume service of two morning Des MoinesChica o passenger trains Judge Randall in the injunc tion ordered that trains Nos 1 and 6 discontinued last Aug 21 restored to service on or be ore next Saturday between Des Moines and Davenport He ordered the to keep the trains in service until after the date of a final hearing and decision in the un til Oct 19 THE RAILROAD discontinued the trains contending they were losing money The commission sought the temporary injunction so it could complete an investigation be fore the Oct 19 hearing on whether the railroad should keep the trains in operation perma nently It said it would use evi dence gathered in the investiga tion to help in its decision Attorneys for the Rock Island said the railroad would suffer irreparable damage if it were orced to resume service of the wo trains RAILROAD Attornty A ft Rowland said he would notify he Chicago office of the Rock s 1 a n d immediately of the ourts decision He indicated hat the railroad would appeal he decision to the Iowa Su preme Court and ask for a stay rder In a hearing before Judge Randall which ended earlier his week railroad officials aid the Rock Island would lose about for the 60day iod of the injunction if it vere forced to resume opera tions The weather North Iowa Fair west and south and partly cloudy northeast Thursday night lows 7075 Highs Friday 9095 Further outlook Partly cloudy and continued quite warm Iowa Partly cloudy wHh little temperature change Thursday night and Friday Lows Thurs day night near 70 Highs Fri day in lower 90s Minntiota Partly cloudy with icaitered showers and thun derstorms north mostly fair south through Friday Highs Friday from mid 70s extreme north to lower 90s axtreme south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum M Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum
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