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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 28, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North n ij Daily Newspaper Edited for tht i MASON CITY EDITION The VOL ft Atwdated Preu and United Prww International Full newspaper that makes all North lowans MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 28 1960 neighbors 7c a Copy Four No 301 Russ led drive for j U N here Locale was a problem By WILLIAM DICKINSON JR GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON R u s s i as Premier Khrushchev has asked that U N headquarters be transferred out of h e United States because of demonstra tions against him in New York among other reasons It is one of historys little ironies that the Soviet Union was instrumental in establishing the United Nations present home in the United States and in New York City in particular We have the word of Sumner Welles former under secretary of state that the site was chosen over the strong objections of the western European nations part ly because of the stubborn re fusal of the Soviet government to agree to the location of the United Nations at the old head quarters of the League of Na tions in Geneva and because of its desire that the site should be outside western Europe SELECTION OF a permanent seat for the U N was a matter of controversy from the begin ning President Roosevelt him self told Secretary of State Cor dell Hull in September 1944 that the various organs of the then nebulous international or ganization should meet at dif ferent spots around the globe F D R was particularly taken with the Azores as a meet ing place for the Security Coun cil Here the delegates would have the advantage of detach ment from immediate events yet air transportation would make the location easily acces sible Roosevelt recalled the World War I peace conference and the pressures to which it had been subjected at Paris also the pressures brought upon the League of Nations in London before it was moved to Geneva CLEAR A AFTER A tentative decision Knutson 75 president of the LADIES FIRST Crown Prince Aki hito and President Eisenhower follow Princess Michiko and the First Lady into the White House diplomatic recep tion room before a formal dinner in honor of the Japanese royal couple The President flew back to Washington from a round of diplomatic talks in New AP Photofas York to greet the 26yearold prince for the first time and to join Eisen hower in entertaining the visitors at the dinner Around Ikes neck is the Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum Japans highest award presented by the Prince C A Knutson dies Rites to be Friday by a Preparatory Commission in October 1945 to place the head quarters in the States the whole question was re opened but an attempt to sub stitute Europe for the United States was defeated by a vote of 25 to 23 with 2 abstentions New controversy arose over choice of a site within the Unit ed States One of the more novel suggestions was the Black Hills of South Dakota so that the dele gates could gaze upon the re mains of dinosaurs and realize that their own job was to pre vent the extinction of man The choice finally narrowed down to New York Philadelphia Boston or San Francisco Russia said that under no condition would its delegation go to San Francisco and it turned thumbs down on Boston because of the antiSoviet feeling in that area Moscow clearly favored New York but was willing to accept Philadel phia as a compromise Much to everyones relief John D Rockefeller Jr pointed the way by offering a gift of a 17acre plot of land worth million along the East River in New York City as a site for the headquarters The offer was quickly accepted IMPLICIT IN THE lobbying for New York was the conten tion that the United States which had turned its back on the League of Nations would give the strong support needed by the new international organi zation if its headquarters were in this country As C L Sulz berger columnist for the New York Times recalls Predic tions that a U N enclave in New York might produce prob lems in terms of housing travel prejudice and other barriers were lightly brushed aside Sumner Wells was one who believed that no more unwise or illogical decision could have been reached His prediction shortly after New York had been selected makes interesting read ing today The location of the perma nent headquarters of the United Nations within the territory of any one of the major powers will inevitably give rise sooner or later at a moment of crisis to the charge that public opin ion of that major power is creating an unwarranted influ ence upon the delegates and that such an atmosphere is not con ducive to an impartial and ob jective consideration of their problems Clear Lake Bank and Trust Co and chairman of the board of the Iowa Hardware Mutual In surance Co died Tuesday aft ernoon at Rochester Minn He had gone to Rochester Monday for treatment and a physical examination Tuesday morning he suffered a heart at Russians offer day in history of the world LONDON UPI Tu e sday was the day Russia announced it was going to make a day in the history of the Moscow Radio fulfilled its promise by doing just that Announcement of the Moscow Radio project last week had caused speculation in the West that Russia planning to space achievement No such announcement was forthcoming but promptly at midnight Moscow Radios home service began broadcasting a coDection of capsule reports of everyday events from all over the world The idea to present a chron icle of the life of countries and peoples on one particular day the radio said came from a book by Maxim Corky pub lished 25 years ago It con tained a record of the events facts and chronicles of nations and peoples on this same date in 1935 might have announce a been new tack made a brief recovery and died at pm Funeral services will be at 2 pm Friday at the Ward Fu neral Home Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery Mason City From 1916 to 1920 Mr Knut son was mayor of Clear Lake For six years he was a mem ber of the Iowa Legislature CLARENCE A KNUTSON MOM NEEDS BREAK LONDON need a break from their noisy dirty wailing sniveling kids says a leading British child expert R S Illingworth suggested Wed nesday that for the good of their health wives should have oc casional weekends alone with their husbands The weather North Iowa Fair to partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday No important tem perature changes Low Wed nesday night 44 to 48 Iowa Fair to partly cloudy through Thursday Warmer southeast Wednesday night Low Wednesday night mid 40s northwest to near 50 south east High Thursday in the 70s Further outlook Partly cloudy with little temperature change Friday Fiveday Iowa will average southwest to 3 Temperatures near normal to 8 degrees below n6rmal northeast Wed nesday night through next Monday with only minor daily changes Normal highs from the upper 60s in are the northeast to the lower 70s in the southwest Normal lows are from the upper 40s in the north to the lower 50s in the south Little if any precipita tion is expected during the period Minnesota Partly cloudy con tinued pleasant Highs Thurs day in 60s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 17 37 52 4 19231929 when he served as representative from Cerro Gor do County In 1934 he was a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor of Iowa but was defeated in the June primaries by Robert W Colflesh He man aged the successful senatorial campaign of the late George Wilson in 1942 In 1944 he was a delegate to the Republican national convention in Chicago SURVIVING ARE his wife Hazel a daughter Mrs J 0 Emily Lewis St Charles Mo one sister Mrs Alvin Prestholt Chicago and three grandchildren He was preceded in death by his parents two brothers and three sisters Clarence Adolph Knutson was born in Clear Lake June 16 1885 of pioneer parents Peter and Hannah Olson Knutson He was graduated from Clear Lake High School and Memorial Uni versity Mason City June 2 1908 he was married to Hazel Irene Wood at Mason City IN 1905 he started as a part ner with his father in the retail hardware business in Clear Lakecontinuing until 1934 His brother George was also a partner at one time MrKnut son organized the First National Bank in 1934 now the Clear Lake Bank and Trust Co and was president until 1941 when he became chairman of the board MR KNUTSON was named president of the Iowa Retail Hardware Assn in 1921 In 1923 he was elected to the board of directors of the Iowa Hardware Mutual Insurance Co became its president in 1931 and chair man of the hoard in April of this year He was president of the Clear Lake Rotary Club 192123 and was district governor of Rotary International in 192930 He also was a member of the Masonic Lodge Knights Templar Scot tish Rite and Shrine BPOE IOOF Lodge Chamber of Com merce Euchre and Cycle Club of Mason City and the Embassy Club Des Moines In November 1956 Mr Knut son was named Man of the Month by the Iowa Business and Industry magazine The Evangelical Free Church 314 N 6th St once was the re cipient of a substantial endow ment from Mr Knutson even though he himself was not a member His father founder of the church Macmillan will meet with Castro loses stature UN not impressed By WILLIAM L RYAN UNITED NATIONS NY Fidel Castro went home so far as his reputation as astatesman is concerned he should have stayed home in Havana He may still be a hero to his revolutionary cohorts at home but in the eyes of most dele gates fo the 96member UN General Assembly Castro is leaving this country a some what battered warrior The United States did well by itself Tuesday night To Cas tros interminable tirade of al most five hours in which he ac cused the United States of re sponsibility for every woe Cuba ever suffered US Ambassador James J Wadsworth gave a de liberately soft calm reply THAT REPLY gave the repre sentatives of the worlds nations the impression of an under standing tolerant uncle sooth ing a badly spoiled child Castro came off second best by all odds UN delegates assessing the impact of the Cuban prime min isters debut before the world organization indicated they thought Castro might even have created sympathy for the United States where little sympathy had existed before It usually is not difficult for a LatinAmerican speaker to win an attentive audience with an attack on the United States Among the neighbors to the south there frequently is a cer tain amount of secret or even open satisfaction in watching rich Uncle Sam take it on the chin from one of his less fortun ate Latin relatives THIS LATENT antiYankee feeling has been Castros politi cal capital in Latin America where he still charms many among the masses and raises hopes among those of the ex treme left But he has frightened many too amongvthem the men who at the present time are running Latin Americas other governments and domestic af fairs He deepened their fright with his UN appearance Castros speech obviously failed to arouse enthusiasm for bis violent themes among Latin American delegations Only the Communists cheerfully led by Nikita Khrushchev and an iso lated few others joined in bursts of applause for the Cubans meandering scattershot attack on the United States Delegates of young African nations with a sort of fascina tion looked on amazed while Castro spoke Their interest in Castro as a potential neutralist seemed to fade Pleasant weather likely to continue Iowas pleasant early fall weather appears likely to con tinue into the middle of aext week the Weather Bureau ob served Wednesday Tempera ures dropped into the upper 30s and 40s over the state Wednes day morning There was no sign f the scattered frost the Weather Bureau had indicated might occur in Northern Iowa Overnight lows ranged frpm 37 degrees at Mason City and Atlantic to 49 at Council Bluffs WANTS FULL STUDY DBS MOINES per manent official state commis sion to bet set up by the Iowa Legislature to deal with Iowa Alcoholics was proposed Tues day by Gov Herschel C Love less Erbes excuse fails Forgets anniversary BOONE UPI Another good excuse for forgetting wedding anniversaries has failed to satisfy a wife The latest one comes from Arty Gen Norman Erbe Re publican candidate for governor who offered this one to his wife But dear I was out running for governor and it slipped my mind The Erbes 18th wedding anniversary was Tuesday but the candidate forgot and went right on campaigning through Hamilton County Erbe admitted things were a little cool but improving at home Mrs Erbes philosophical comment was Thats just an other day well have to celebrate after the campaign My birth day and Mothers Day are on the waiting list too AP PhotoEax TINY MOM TO HAVE QUADS Margaret Mary Guinnane 30 an inch under five feet and a mere 104 pounds rests in a Detroit hospital after her doc tor told her she can expect quadruplets next month At right her husband Gerard tries to explain the ex pected event to sons Stephen 5 and Anthony 7 The family came to the United States from Manches ter England several years ago N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES UNITED NATIONS N Y Denmark has pro posed complete reorganization of disarmament ne gotiations and offered for international inspection its possession of Greenland where the United States has a major base at Thule LEOPOLDVILLE Congo Col Joseph Mo butu dispatched 26 of his aides into the provinces to invite political leaders to a roundtable conference that he hopes will end weeks of government chaos ERIE Pa Sen John F Kennedy waged his presidential campaign in crucial Pennsylvania and New York inspired by huge crowds showing in creased fervor since his debate with Vice President Richard M Nixon NEW YORK Vice President Richard M Nixon said the United States must present the case for the free world to underdeveloped nations better than weve done in the past BERLIN The Russians stepping up a Com munist campaign to isolate West Berlin announced they no longer will honor the West German passports of West Berlin citizens for travel to Russia AP Photofax CENTURY CAKE Peter Peterson Fairview Utah had to blow a couple of times to extinguish the 100 candles on his birthday cake but he got them out and allowed he didnt think hed live another hun dred1 His wife for 81 years is at his side Shes only 99 but will reach the century mark next month They were married Dec 111878 But Ike stands firm First break at summit FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES NEW Premier STikita Khrushchev and British rime Minister Harold Macmil an have agreed to meet prob ably Thursday in the first maj jr EastWest summit contact lere The session shaped up as tha irst major break in a summit mpasse since the abortive Paris conference Diplomatic sources revealed he KhrushchevMacmillan plan bllowing a postbreakfast con erence between British Foreign Secretary Lord Home and Soviet Toreign Minister Andrei Gromy at the Russian headquarters REPORTS OF a possible Mae millanKhrushehev meeting be gan circulating Tuesday when President Eisenhower and Khrushchev failed to adopt a suggestion by President Gamal Abdel Nasser that they meet under UN auspices to patch up their differences Khrushchev still had no com ment on a possible meeting with Eisenhower When a reporter asked him this Wednesday he replied Nobody told me that Im supposed to talk to him Macmillan arrived in New York Sunday held a series of conferences with President Ei senhower and such neutralist leaders as Prime Minister Neh ru and then got ready for the Big one with Khrush chev Khrushchev meanwhile said tie and Yugoslav President Tito lave agreed or are very close on the problems of disarma ment the Congo and steps to safeguard peace The Soviet eader a big grin on his face announced this after he had met privately for an hour and 45 minutes with Tito who has jucked Moscow domination KHRUSHCHEV SAID he and Tito did not discuss Commu nist ideological differences He said they avoided this because thrushchev is in New York in us role as premier while Tito s a president Russia was handed another diplomatic defeat The General Assemblys 21member steering committee voted 127 not fo mng up the subject of admis sion of Red China The US as it has done in ears past made the resolution o shelve the question Voting against the US resolution were Russia Bulgaria Romania Yu goslavia Ceylon Iraq and Su an Libya abstained On the inside North Iowa News Page 18 Sports 2122 Society News 262728 Clear Lake News 29 Editorials32 Latest Markets 34 Mason City News 3435 Comics 36 NO EXPLANATION NEEDED BRIGHTON England wo prospective jury members vere discharged from the panel n a fraud case Wednesday whea jne admitted he knew the ac cused very well and the other aid Im his father SAME IOWA SAFETY DEPARTMENT FIGURES RUck FUf Death In Fait M   

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