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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 11, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                             North lowaf Daily Idited fcr ON CITY jLOBEOAZETTE The newspaper t h a t m a k e s all North lowans neighbors VOL AMOdtted PKM tnd United Preii TnterniHond foB MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER 11 I960 7c a Copy Paper Consists of Three Otic No 1 Friday is big day for Ike Turns 70 in good spirits By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau Eis enhower who spent 41 of his 70 years as a soldier wants most obviously to take his place in history as a man of peace De spite the triple setbacks of his last year in explosion of the Paris Summit and the en forced cancellation of good will missions to Russia and it is difficult to see how any other verdict can be rendered The President will observe his 70th birthday Friday in good spirits A series of medical tests showed him continuing in ex cellent health He appears un daunted by the cares of office and vigorously confident of his judgment most especially in the controversial areas of national defense foreign policy and econ omic principles He continues to believe in a sound dollar a bal anced budget and limited gov ernment THE PRESENT year has been perhaps the least rewarding of his administration so far as his relations with the Congress are concerned Nevertheless he can look back over eight sessions of Congress in which only two of his vetoes were overrid few est of a n y president since Harding who had none over ridden but IKE Harding vetoed only six meas ures in three years as againsl Ikes vetoes in eight years DWIGHT DAVID Eisenhower he reversed his Christian names in early youth is the first Republican in the 20th cen tury to win two successive pres idential elections He is the first president born in the 14th elected from a state New York other than his na tive state He became the first TWO IN A TROIKA Cyrus Eaton mult imillionaire industrialist who AP Photofas troika Zhikov Bulgarias top Commu nist is visiting Eaton at his estate near counts just about every Communist big Cleveland Dressed in a uniform with a wig as a personal friend takes Todor Zhikov right for a ride in his Russian Russian flavor to handle the three horses is an employe at Eatons farm president of 49 and later 50 states Dwight Eisenhower was born in the rawest and plainest of frontier homes His parents were Mennonites severe and conservative but kindly When Ike was a baby they moved to the trading post town of Abilene in raw barren Kansas ABILENE promised little The six Eisenhower sev enth died in town as soon as the opportunity came Ikes career until World War II was what might have been expected of a bright West Point graduate His cele brated its 45th reunion last June sometimes called the class the stars fell on because so many of its members became general officers After World War II Gen Eis enhower served as Chief of Staff US Army he became the first chief of staff under uni fication of the armed services in 1947 Colombia University called him to its presidency in June 1948 Upon his nomination for presi 4 dent in 1952 Eisenhower re signed as General of the Army forfeiting an annual pension of later raised to office at government ex pense and a staff of eight aides including a colonel a major and five enlisted men PRESIDENT Eisenhower is the first chief executive ever to become baptized and confirmed and welcomed into communi cant membership in a the N a t i o n a 1 Presbyterian Church of quent to inauguration He also became the first presidential have suf fered a heart attack In that year he won the greatest popu lar vote in US history 35581 003 votes He made fame first w a sol dier but as a man of peace he was voted the most outstand ing personality in 195059 anywhere in the world in a Gallup poll made public last Jan 14 of 11 free world nations And he would be an obvious for a Nobel Peace Prize Dickon peace theme Jack asks 5th debate Demos fear GOP blitz NEW YORK John F Kennedy Tuesday urged that a fifth televisionradio debate be staged between himself and Vice President Richard M Nixon a f e w days before the Nov 8 election The Democratic presidential nominee sent a telegram to the National Broadcasting Co and the American Broadcasting Co accepting their for such a meeting IN A POLITICAL campaign of such importance as this one I do not believe we should per mit the last 18 days of the cam paign to go by without one fur ther exchange between the two candidates he explained In todays world the issues shift quickly and I believe that a fifth appearance would fill the void left in the present sched uling I hope thit Mr Nixon will join in this proposal Under the present schedule the fourth and last debate will be Oct 21 The third is on Thursday night of this week KENNEDY DIDnot say so in lis vfi r e but it was learned hat the Democratic contender also would like another debate closer to the election because feels he has done well in the first two Some Democratic leaders also have told newsmen they ear a Republican TV blitz in he last two weeks of the cam paign after the fourth debate saturation campaign using films of Nixon and President Eisenhower which Democrats would be unable to counter be cause of lack of money EMBALMING FLUID MONTGOMERY Ala Revenue agents Monday charged Olyn Thomas with transporting 300 gallons of moonshine whisky concealed in a truck load of cas tets KENNEDY NIXON On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 789 Clear Lake News 10 Sports 1314 North Iowa News 15 Latest Markets 16 Mason City News 1617 Comics 18 Farm Town Living Rollout Section New York fireman captured in Cuba HAVANA New York City fireman fired earlier this year for an unauthorized vaca tion in Cuba was reported Tues day to have been captured in the Sierra de Escambray fighting with armed guerrillas against the Castro regime The govern ment newspaper R e v o 1 ucion identified him as Richard Pecor aro Staten Island NY VICTOR JAANIMETS Utahs votes to Nixon EN ROUTE WITH NIXON President Richard M Nixon is putting new stress on an old issue as he makes his bid for the winning of the West Everywhere Nixon goes he talk peace and every time he talks peace he gets applause Nixon encouraged by the re ception and the apparent en dorsement of a Mormon Church leader he got in Utah moved on to Albuquerque NM and then to San Diego in an attempt to round up Californias bloc of 32 electoral votes IN SALT day Nixon LAKE CITY Mon got what sounded like the blessing of President David 0 McKay of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints Two weeks ago McKay seemec unusually friendly to Sen John F Kennedy when he dropped by to pay his respects But Nixon got more than a friendly greeting I told your competitor Mc Kay informed Nixon that if he is successful in November we would be behind him I say to you today that I hope you are ELATED UTAH Republicans who heard it regarded the state ment as an endorsement un precedented in church history Republicans who thought the state was leaning toward Nixon anyway now figure that with the McKay statement Utahs four electoral votes are in the bag TOP DRIVER LOS ANGELES UPI The nations outstanding safe driver is a 52yearold Minnesota high way patrolman from Montevi deo Alex Keilen 24year vet eran with the patrol received the award following 1200mile driving test from Fraser Colo Lumumba to stay in UN custody Nikitas bid is rejected FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Premier N i k i t a Khrushchev Tuesday proposed a special summit session of the General Assembly to discuss disarma ment but ran into an American rejection of the idea before he could speak U S Ambassador James J Wadsworth rejected the idea in a luncheon speech before the U Correspondents Association He also warned the United States might withdraw from the United Nations if it seats a warlike Communist China It was the first time in the history of the United Nations that the United States voiced such a threat had KHRUSHCHEV proposed that the assemblys special session meet at Geneva Moscow or Leningrad to discuss disarma ment only He suggested the heads of government of the 99 United Nations members attend the meeting But Wadsworth had outlined the US position moments ear lier He said the present UN disarmament c o m m i s sion which includes the entire UN achieve the same ends It was Khrushchevs fourth and probably his last speech to this session of the assembly He went before it to outline his own ideas on disarmament which he called the the ques tion of questions It was for this speech he made the trip to the United States Khrushchev repeated his charge because of its presiden tial election the United States can not seriously negotiate now on disarmament HE BLAMED THE United States for delaying its discus sion here by dragging on the useless debate on the exclu sion of Communist China from the United Nations and for in sisting on raising the questions of bloodstained Hungary and Tibet B Sortie secondrate creeping questions are being discussed but with each passing day more and more weapons are stock piled while each day new prov ocations are coming up which do not facilitate but complicate the solution of t h e disarma ment question heighten tension accentuate the cold war inten sify the arms race Khrush chev said Iowa City tot dies in crash IOWA CITY UPI Terri Rios 2monthold daughter of Mr and Mrs Frank Rios Iowa ity died at a hospital Monday night several hours after being injured in an auto accident here Her parents both 17 and two Other persons in the car were in jured when the car driven by Jim Musach 21 Iowa City went out of control and struck a tree The Rios baby had suffered a brain concussion in another traf fic accident six weeks ago Musach was charged with drunken driving police said N ews m a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Dr Linus Pauling Tuesday again refused to tell the Senate Internal Security sub committee who collected signatures of scientists in 50 nations to a petition calling for a ban on nuclear weapons tests Pauling Nobel Prize winning chemist told the subcommittee he would not reveal the names for fear reprisals will be visited on them by this sub committee SANTA CLARA Cuba A military tribunal with a virtual mandate from Prime Minister Fidel Castro to order firing squads back into action was to begin the trial of more than 100 insurgents cap tured in the Escambray Mountains NEW YORK The General Electric Co has urged the striking International Union of Electrical Workers to reconsider GEs truce offer made last week The strike of 70000 workers at 55 of GEs 166 plants was in its 10th day with little hope that a meeting of both sides with federal mediators would produce worthwhile results SAN clinical congress of the American College of Surgeons has received reports giving support to a belief among many scientists that some cancers may be caused by viruses This may be worst month on roads DES MpINES is well on the way toward becom ing the worst month in history for Iowa traffic deaths State Safety Commissioner Donald Station said Tuesday The Iowa Safety Departments Save a Life a Day campaign bad a disastrous start with 29 traffic deaths in the first 10 days of the month he said Just the reverse of what we loped for is happening Statton said Since the first of the month weve been losing an ex tra life a day Statton launched the Save a Life a Day drive in hopes of improving on death record worst of 1959 last which Octobers was the The Weather North Iowa Mostly fair Tuesday night lows in lower 50s Part ly cloudy Wednesday with chance of few afternoon thun dershowers highs upper 70s and lower 80s Iowa Partly cloudy west and north generally fair southeas Tuesday night and Wednesday scattered showers or thunder showers likely northeast Low Tuesday night in the 50s High Wednesday 70s northwest anc extreme north to lower 80 elsewhere Further outlook Partly cloudy scattered show ers likely and turning cooler northwest Thursday Minnesota Scattered showers cooler 76 Highs Wednesday 65 GlobeGazette weather data up am Tuesday 80 52 trace 57 36 to Maximum Minimum Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum AP Photofax AIM FOR RECORD Capt Charles Finnegan 30 and Lt Duane Stirling 27 North Dakota Air National Guard fliers wave goodby at Oakland Air port just before taking off on a nonstop flight to Manila Philippine Islands Each man flying a Mooney Mark 20 plane expects the flight to take 60 hours They each will be paid a mile for the 7968mile trip which would be a record for that type of craft Mobutus demand iqnored LEOPOLDVILLE Congo JPU The United Nations Tuesday re used to surrender Patrice Lu mumba to the forces of Col Jo eph Mobutu The Congolese provisional gov ernment had demanded that the UN permit arrest of the de posed premier for unauthorized olitical activities Congolese officials threatened a military assault on Lumum bas home if the United Nations refused to permit Lumumbas arrest by 3 pm Tuesday THE DEADLINE passed with Lumumba still safely in his res dence with UN and Congolese troops standing by The United Nations announced Lumumba was under UN pro action and that he could be ar rested only if his parliamentary mmunity was lifted by a vote of the Congolese Parliament A UN statement said politi cal dignitaries of the central government have enjoyed pro action of the UN without con sideration as to where each stood in the political crisis or in relation to each other The UN overnight had asked for instructions from Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold after a threat to seize Lumum 6a had been voiced by Justin Bpmboko head of the commis sion of young college graduates appointed by Mobutu to operate the Congo government BQMBOKO SAID after con ferring with UN chief Rajesha war Dayal we are on the point of resolving the crisis Bombo jo refused to go into detail As the deadline passed CoL Mobutu had withdrawn all but dozen of the bristling cordon of troops which he had thrown around Lumumbas residence Monday Mobutu himself was conferring with UN officials at their headquarters Bomboko said earlier the de mand for Lumumbas arrest had been approved by President Jo seph Kasavubu Since his ouster last month Lumumba has been guarded at his residence by Ghanian and Moroccan troops of the UN Command The Ghanians whose government backs Lumumbas claim to the premiership could be expected to put up stiff re sistance to any attempt to ar rest Lumumba TOLL NOW 15 KINGSPORT Tenn UPI Two more persons injured in the explosion and fire that shattered part of the Tennessee Eastman chemical plant here last week died Monday bringing the death total from the blast to 15 SAME Flat Meuu TrafflO Death ta Fast 31 Hours Crewmember on Khrushchevs ship requests asylum NEW YORK UPAn Estonian sailor from Soviet Premier Khrushchevs own ship the1 Baltika fled the ship Monday while visiting the city with com panions and has requested po litical asylum He is Victor Jaanimets 29 an oiler on the ship which brought Khrushchev here for the U N General Assembly Estonian Vice Consul Ernst Jaakson said Jaanimets had visited an Estonian center Mon day night An Immigration and Naturalization Service official confirmed that a crewman had requested asylum He was re ported in the1 Custody of the service In Washington the Justice Department said no decision has been reached as yet on the matter of granting asylum to Jaanimets Department of ficials said his present status is that of an alien who illegally jumped his ship Ive had my fill of Khrush chev He tyrant another Hitler the JournalAmerican quotecl him as saying in a copy right interview It quoted the defector as say Ing I have been in America only a short time but I have seen enough to know that all the bad things said about your country in the Soviet Union is propaganda TheRussian peo ple are told nothing but lies lies lifis f Jaanimets said through an in terpreter that there are others on the ship who will try and get away now that Ive escaped Half the crew maybe more would walk off right now if they could and never go back I am lucky to have escaped and I never want to go back I know what this means My family my mother and my three sisters and brother may suffer They will suffer The Russians will undoubtedly re taliate against them I feel bad ly leaving them behind But I cannot help it I am fed up I must live my own life at liber ty I am lucky to have es caped the article said I am not satisfied with the Soviet system There is nothing but spying and oppression In my own country Estonia and the other Baltic nations Latvia and Lithuania which are under the heel of Soviet domination Khrushchev is hated You have seen him here at the United Na tions and how he has behaved Back home he is worse He has power there All of us arc un der his iron fist There is no freedom anywhere We listen to him talk and dont believe him He is a liar He promises everything but gives us noth ing We despise him He io another Hitler The JournalAmerican quoted the sailor as giving this account of his escape in the presence of Alfred Anderson the secretary general of the Estonian Relief Committee of the United States whom Jaanimets had begged foij help in hiding him We were never allowed io V   

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