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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 6, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Daily Newspaper Edited for Homt N MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HdMl T h e VOL n Auoelited Pteu United Frew Full Wlrei newspaper that makes all North iowans MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 6 1960 neighbors 7c Paper Consists of Four N030I Dryhumored attorney was 69 Iowabom Joseph Welch dies HYANNIS Mass Joseph N Welch 69 Iowa born New England lawyer who gained fame in the Army McCarthy hearings six years ago died Thursday at Cape Cod hospital Welch whose dry humor devastated courtroom oppo nents suffered two heart at tacks He first was stricken Sept 8 at his Cape Cod home His wife was with him when he died Joseph Nye Welch was a lawyers lawyer who was catapulted to fame on coast tocoast television The pub licity led to an important role in a hit Hollywood movie and later the role of mystery ina TV series Welch was born of English parents at Primghar Iowa Oct 22 1890 He was Phi Beta Kappa at Grinnell Col lege and No 2 of the Harvard Law School class of 1919 The retiring life he led at home in suburban Walpole and on Cape Cod was in con trast to the glare of publicity upon his appointment as Army counsel in 1954 It was Welchs job to de fend the Army against charges by Sen Joseph Mc Carthy RWis that the serv ice was infiltrated by Commu nists Welch an expert in cross examination worked without fee for the Army Before the TV cameras he retained the aplomb which had endeared him to Boston colleagues Welch avoided arguments made few points of order and bore gracefully rulings which were adverse to his case Two years after the Army McCarthy hearings Welch was named father of the year by the National Fathers Day committee Welch had two sons both of them engineers Hollywood beckoned with an important but secondary role as a jurist in the film version of the best seller Anatomy of a Murder Welch took the job in which he portrayed a judge I took it because it looked like that was the only way Id get to be a judge he said Peace bridge is U N goal UNITED NATIONS N Y W Embittered by de feat of their attempt to produce a SovietUnited States summit meeting AsianAfrican neutrals pushed a cam paign Thursday to build a peace bridge between the worlds two greatest powers The Communist bloc in the U N General Assembly at the same time reacted exuberantly to the developments hailing the neutralist clash with the United States as a clear victory for Premier Khrushchev As I Demos still hold big a margin House race onesided By KENNETH FINK Princtton Research Service PRINCETON N J Results of the latest trial heat of voter preference for House of Representatives show Demo cratic candidates running ahead of Republicans by as big a mar gin as they racked up in the 1958 election What should be of deep con cern to Vice President Nixon and other GOP leaders across the nation is that todays find ings indicate that Democratic Congressional candidates would do considerably better today than they did in the 1956 elec tion the year President Eis enhower scored his impressive victory Todays results are of interest since they provide a good indi cation of the basic strengths of the two major political parties in the nation just 33 days before Election Day THIS NOVEMBER every seat in the House of Representatives plus each states electoral votes for president as well as about one hi every three U S Senate seats will be up for grabs Heres how the vote went in a survey with adult citizens in all walks of life The question If the election for Congress was held today which party would you like to see win in your own district the Republican or the Democrat ic The following table shows the results among those who had an opinion on the above question or who if undecided stated to wards which party they leaned Democrats 5315 Republicans 4165 Undecided 520 With the undecided eliminat ed the results are Democrats 56 Republicans 44 In 195d the Democrats won control of the House of Repre sentatives by the big margin of 129 seats while picking up 56 per cent of the popular vote TODAYS FINDINGS thus in dicate that sentiment for Demo cratic Congressional candidates is just about what it was in No vember 1958 When todays vote is stacked up alongside the national con gressional vote of the past six elections the trend looks like this Popnlir Vale Home GOP OOP Demo MM 517 171 2IM 1050 4S7 503 2S5 49X 502 2H 1931 4742 5258 2011 2I2 lftM 4flll 514 300 235 1058 440 Sdft 1M Number ef Home iwt to 4W tnm 1 WBWp wWKWWN one Sommunist representative put it the Soviet premier did not even have to lift a finger to achieve it US maneuvers succeeded early Thursday in heading off the neutralist proposal urging a conference of President Eisen hower and Premier Khrush chev But American diplomats conceded the United States may have received damage as a re sult of the neutralist struggle THE EFFECT of the action was to leave neutrals irked with the United States for fighting them The Soviet Union by ab staining avoided becoming a target for the neutrals annoy ance even though the Commu nist bloc votes could have put the neutral resolution over Both Eisenhower and Khrush chev had made clear they did not want to meet but the Com munists simply stood by and abstained from voting while the United States led the strategy to defeat the neutralists bid THE NEUTRALISTS finally gave up the struggle Jor their fivenation USSoviet summit proposal after the Assembly at US urging voted to rdelete specific reference to the two government heads and call merely for resumption of So vietAmerican diplomatic con tacts But there was no one sided majority such as the United States had enjoyed on other issues An indication of the Asian African blocs new tactics came at the outset of Thursdays As sembly session Iraq a member of the bloc appealed to all na tionos of Asia Africa and Latin America to advocate positive neutrality and establish an EastWest bridge NEW RULE TALLAHASSEE Fla The state beverage department Thursday adopted a regulation prohibiting the sale or consump tion of whisky within 25 feet of the foul line in bowling alleys JOSEPH WELCH The Weather North Iowa Fair and cooler Thursday night with scattered frost in favorable places lows in upper 30s Fair Friday highs in lower 70s Iowa Fair Thursday night cooler east and extreme south scattered frost in favorable places east lows 3540 north east to mid 40s southwest Fair Friday warmer northwest highs 7075 southeast 8085 northwest Further outlook Partly cloudy and warmer Saturday Minnesota Continued pleasant warmer Highs Friday 6878 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum r 77 Minimum 41 At 8 am 48 YEAR AGO Maximum 72 Minimum 44 Cartruck crash fatal to lowart NORTH LIBERTY iff Rich ard Spencer 25 Cedar Rapids was killed early Thursday in a cartruck accident on Highway 218 about five miles north of here Highway patrolmen said Spencer was alone in his car which crossed the highway cen ter line and struck a semitrail er truck loaded with meat SAME N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DALLAS Tex A 10dayold strike of the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks air transport divi sion against Braniff International Airways ended with the union getting wage raises totaling mil lion over the next three years The new contract however did not include a closed union shop which the union had also requested LONDON Prime Minister Harold Macmillan returned from New York with a call for patience and firmness with the Soviet Union and hope for a Spring summit conference JOHANNESBURG South Africa A diminish ing antirepublican lead indicated that South Afri cans have voted to cut their country loose from the British crown The forces opposing Nationalist Prime Minister Hendrix Verwoerds plan to turn the Brit ish Commonwealth nation into a republic still clung to a lead of 102000 votes with 86 of the 156 districts reported but many heavily Nationalist rural districts were yet to be heard from NEW YORK Nigeria Africas newest and laVgest independent state has no intention to joining any blocs or groups Prime Minister Alhaji Sir Abu bakar Tafawa Ealewa Tourists held by Russia Yanks took photographs WASHINGTON UPI The State Department said Thursday it has information indicating hat two American tourists miss ng in Russia since August are being held for taking photo raphs near the Soviet border The two are Harvey C Ben nett 26 Bath Maine and Mark Kaminsky 28 Jefferson Town ship Cass County Mich State Department spokesman Francis W Tully Jr said an American tourist he had seen Kaminsky Aug 25 at Uzhgorod on the Czech border The tourist said Kaminsky had stated he was under detention for having taken a photograph REPEATED inquiries by the US government have failed to bring any information about Ka minsky or Bennett from the So viet official Intourist travel agency or the Russian foreign office Tully said it is quite clear that two Americans cannot be missing in the Soviet Union without the knowledge of the Soviet government Last direct word from the two men came on a postcard which Mrs Bennett received from lier husband Sept 6 The card was dated Aug 19 and post marked from Vinnitsa a Soviet town near the Czech border BENNETT TOLD his wife that the two had had auto trou ble but were planning to leave the Soviet Union in about six days at Chop a point where the Russian Hungarian and Czech borders converge Chop is 20 miles south of Uzhgorod where Kaminsky subsequently was seen and reported he was under detention Another American tourist had reported that he had talked witt Bennett and Kaminsky at a ho tel at Kiev on Aug 18 just a week before Kaminsky was seen at the border The Intourist agency in re sponse to two inquiries from the US Embassy reported on Sept 15 that the two missing men had been scheduled to leave the Soviet Union at Uzhgoroc Aug 29 but had not passed the check points there and appar ently were still in Russia On Sept 20 Intourist informed the embassy that there was no further information available Boy ordered to spend next 10 weekends in jail COUNCIL BLUFFS tf Al bert L Kirkpatrick 18yearold high school sophomore was or dered to spend the next 10 weekends in the county jail The youth pleaded guilty in Municipal Court Thursday o leaving the scene of a property damage accident in which his car was involved Wednesday Judge Andrew J Nielsen said in sentencing Kirkpatrick that it is time for you fellows to realize that if you assume adult pleasures you also must assume adult responsibilities Kirkpatrick also was fined for failure to have a drivers licence The youth was directed to report to the county jail at 7 pm Friday and is to be re leased Monday morning in time for MOON WORK SUIT A man peers from inside of what is described as an experimental twopiece lunar explora tion suit The suit was developed by the Republic Aviation Corporation Farm ingdale N Y which says it is meant to be working clothes for an astro AP Photofax naut as he scouts around digs gardens or does other chores on the moon To take a brief rest he lowers the tripod two legs of which can be seen hanging from the waist line and curls up in side aluminum torso on a little builtin seat Invasion force from US lands on east Cuban coast HAVANA platoonsized invasion force from the United States has landed in east Cuba and headed into the mountains after suffering three casualties in a brush with militiamen the Armed Forces Ministry an nounced Thursday A ministry communique said the landing was made by 27 men including three Americans at dawn Wednesday on a bay midway between the towns of Baracoa and Moa the site of a nationalized American mining company THE AREA is in Oriente Province the revolutionary stamping grounds of Prime Minister Fidel Castro The commander of the in vasion force was killed and two of the captured the ministry said The invaders reportedly car ried with them a large Ameri can flag three pack mules one US Army uniform and vari ous documents all of which were seized by the militiamen The commander was identi fied as Armentino Feria a fol lower of Cuban Rolando HAVANA SAYS Masferrer Masferrer a wealthy backer of the deposed President Fulgencio Batista is a refugee in the United States The remainder of the group cannot escape the revolutionar army and loyal militiamen th communique said Our govern ment is fully aWare of this open activity by which imperialism i attempting to promote counter revolutionary activity and act of terrorism For months Castro has been predicting an invasion This in cident as outlined by the Armec Forces Ministry appears to be the first confirmation that oppo sition forces are ready to move men into Cuba to assist the in surgents already fighting in th Escambray Mountains in thi center of the island RUMORS THAT Masferrer supporters planned a landing have circulated here for weeks One version said 50 wellarmed men had succeeded in landing in central Cuba and joined th other up to 1000 the mountains Circles which direct policie of the United States govern ment were blamed for the in vasion Size of crowds grows Nixon more enthused NASHVILLE Tenn resident Eichard M Nixon ipped into the South Thursday float on a cloud of enthusiasm teamed upby the presidential ampaigns biggest turnout in hiladelphia Wednesday night The Republican presidential ominee displayed new confi ence in the outcome of his est with his Democratic oppo nent Sen John F Kennedy of Massachusetts as he stumped across the doubtful border state f Tennessee Nixon later will fly to Cleve and Ohio There Kennedys street crowds of 250000 had been tops until Nixon drew omewhere around a policeesti mated 500000 in Philadelphia vhich used to be Republican but has been Democratic hi recent ears A CROWD which left about 3000 empty seats in Philadel phias 14000seat Convention of many national up in stamp ng enthusiasm what it lacked n numbers There is no denying however hat Nixon had scored a 10 strike in Pennsylvania with its 32 electoral votes The Pennsylvania welcoms was doubly satisfactory to the vice president after a day ha v York that found some of those who listened to his stan dard campaign speech not so responsive as they have been elsewhere Nixon said in his Philadelphia speech that the Republicans had initiated in 1957 the first civil rights law enacted hi 80 years He did not mention that North ern Democrats hadprovided the margin of congressional votes for enactment of this statute AT CINCINNATI Kennedy also cheered by the crowds he has been drawing turned to a subject on which there has been precious little cheering in this country lately Fidel Castro and Cuba Kennedy spent most of the day working on the speech ha will make at a fundraising din ner But members of his staff couldnt say whether he consid ers this a major address or whether he will offer his solu tion to one of this nations most troubling problems So far Kennedy has been criti cal of the way the Republican administration has dealt with uba but he hasnt spelled out what he will do if he is elected President It was an exceptionally quiet day by Kennedy standards On the inside Society News Pages 67S Clear Lake News 9 Latest Markets12 Mason City News 1213 North Iowa News 18 Sports 1920 Comics 26 Editorials 31 NIXON CAMPAIGNS IN GARMENT CENTER fl Vice President Richard M Nixon gestures with both Yorks garment center The Republican presidential arms as he addresses crowd on Seventh Avenue be candidate lashed out on the Democratic stand on tween 37th and 38th streets in the heart of New civil rights
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