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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 19, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Ediltd for Hw MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 99 The newspaper that makes all North I o w a n s neighbors Pren tad United rttu Inttraitlent roll UtM MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 19 1941 7c a Paper Consists o Two No 278 Johnson in W Berlin US force beefed up Humphrey in role of confidant Gets respect of Kennedy New York Herald Tribune News Service Hubert H Humphrey DMinn has quietly moved into position as the Presi dents No 1 confidant on Capitol Hill For the first time in their many years of political rivalry each is developing a genuine respect and admiration for the other The Senate Democratic whip has been dropping in at the White House increasing frequency Ken nedy especially has consulted him on Berlin Sen Humphrey re turned last month from a trip to West Germany y y President Kennedy has been slippingout of the White House unnoticed about one night a week to attend smalf private dinner parties There are at least four exits from the White House grounds and it is comparatively easy for him to zip out without being seen THE BRITISH are quietly push ing Bermuda as the ideal site for a Big Four summit meeting on Berlin sometime this fall The COOL Were with you all the vice president tells people Iowa Partly cloudy Saturday FROM OCR WJRE SEEViCES night and Sunday Cooler Sat Germany Vice urday night lows oOs north to Wet L d B Johnson near 60 south High Sunday fl faol ted West Berlin generally in the 70s Outlook for Monday Sunny with tem peratures slightly below nor mal North Iowa Fair and cooler Saturday night low in upper 50s Sunny and mild Sunday high in upper 70s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday the West German people the United States has no intention of retreating in the Berlin crisis While Johnson flew over Com munist territory to assure Ber Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 90 58 59 95 523 77 62 Disposes of 760 bottles of whisky DES MOINES WiThe odor Of stale wine and champagne per meated the quarters of the Iowa Liquor Control Commission Fri day after commission officials completed the cleanup of its sam ple liquor room in which the con tents of 760 bottles were poured down the drain About 270 bottles mostly whiskey were put on the inventory for sale in state store and 27 fifths of whiskey and summit would follow the expected I brandy went to a Des Moines hos Western headsofstate meeting to coordinate Berlin policy jf More congressmen than will ad mit it are worried about the ac tivities of the rightwing John Birch Society A number of con gressmen have received big batches of unfriendly letters that appear to be inspired by the So ciety and the 1962 Congressional elections are just around the cor ner Ironically some of the more1 conservative members of Con gress seem to be in the most trouble with the Birchites A squabble brewing between President Kennedy and Sen Har ry F Byrd DVa over a judi cial appointment in Virginia could become heated enough to gener ate some interesting disclosures Byrd partisans say privately for instance that the senator might reveal certain promises on labor and civil rights legislation Ken as a candidate secretly made when he as seeking the Virginians support in last years campaign The pledges they say were not to tamper with nght towork laws or promote newj civil rights bills despite Demo cratic platform promises MORE GREASE for the Barry Gold water bandwagon Four new books are in preparation about the Republican Senator from Ari zona and his family Among them are volumes by Jack Bell veter an correspondent and Stephen C Shadegg Arizona Republican chairman who ghosts Sen Gold waters newspaper column Reports that the Cabinet is meeting without the but with his knowledge and ap proval of courseare true But what has not been reported is that the gettogether sessions since they are unofficial are be ing held in some rather unlikely places The first was held for example in the White House mess Here are the leading possi bles for Undersecretary of State in the event that Chester Bowles should move on to another job in the next few months Deputy Secretary of Defense Roswell Gil patric Budget Director David Bell disarmament expert Arthur Dean and Assistant Secretary of State Harlan Cleveland FATAL INJURIES DES MOINES palton 19 Maxwell died Satur day as the result of injuries suf fered in a twocar crash last Saturday pital The samples came from dis tillery suppliers with which the commission has done business in the past iaturday after cellor Konrad assuring Chan Adenauer and liners the West will defend their rights 1500 US troops from the 8th Division began moving in convoy toward West Berlin to reinforce the 5000man US garrison there The British also announced they were sending in 18 armored personnel carriers and 16 scout cars to bolster their Berlin garrison France expects to do likewise Judge Hand dies at 89 NEW YORK MB Judge Learned Hand distinguished ju rist revered by his colleagues as the apostle of liberty under the law is dead at the age of 89 His death of heart failure at St Lukes Hospital Friday brought expressions of regret and respect from across the nation Hand never achieved the high est court bench The verbal tribute stemmed from the high regard in which he and his opinions were held by those who did He wrote 2000 opinions during his 42 years of active service as a federal judge of which were spent on the appeals court bench and 15 on a district bench Many of his opinions won literary acclaim Appointed to thefederal bench for the Southern District of New York by President William How ard Taft in 1909 he remained a federal jurist until retirement in than any other fed eral judge On the inside Clear Lake News Page 3 Church Features 45 Mason City News67 Latest Markets 7 Society News 8 Sports 10 Editorials H Comics 12 Business News 1314 Transit Schedule 14 North Iowa News 14 Hunt continues for accused kidnaper DES MOINES W Search continued Saturday for Robert Ritchey 35 an escaped convict accused of kidnaping andthreat ening his wife Patricia 22 oi Des Moines Mrs Ritchey said her husband took her away from a cafe at gunpoint Thursday night and took her on a wild ride about the county Mrs Ritchey said he threatened to harm her unless she went away with him but that she escaped through a ruse Ritchey fled from the state prison farm Dec 31 1959 The Allied garrison in West Berlin now totals about 11000 men and the size of the buildup would put it in the category of a token expansion In the Red controlled part of the divided city the Communist press re ported about 10000 youths had volunteered for military serv ice to strengthen East Ger manys 110000man army Johnson took off for Berlin after a lengthy lunch talk with Adenauer that set his schedule back more than two hours He was accompanied by West Ger man Foreign Minister Heinrich von Brentano ALSO WITH the vice presi dent was retired Gen Lucius D Clay former military governor of Germany who headed the Berlin airlift that broke the Soviet blockade of the city in 194849 Clay took part in the talks be tween Johnson and Adenauer Also on the American side were Soviet affairs expert Charles E Bohlen and US ambassador to Germany Walter Dowling Johnson warned the masters of the Soviet Union and East Germany who have manufac tured this Berlin crisis tha their acts could lead to swif and emphatic retribution We are united in America regardless of parties and re gardless of religions in pur con cern for the German people in their present ordeal Johnson said in a statement while abou 1000 spectators cheered Johnson said President Ken nedy and the American people are determined to fulfill all our obligations and to honor all our commitments WE ARE NOT provocative neither are we frightened Johnson declared The Ameri can people have no genius for retreat and we do not intend to retreat now Eyewitnesses reported the East German army had re placed Russianmade T34 tanks stationed near the Brandenburg Gate with other tanks carrying winbarrel rapidfire guns In a sense the movement of the Allied troops constituted an ixercise of one of the basic Al ied rights which has been threatened by Khrushchev But officials here said they expected no trouble in making the pas sage to Berlin The right of the Western powers to cross Com munist East Germany has beei exercised for 15 years and was nterrupted at the time of the Berlin blockade in 194849 when he Western nations resorted to an airlift Unmanned orbit try slated in few days CAPE CANAVERAL Fla ffl An 88foot Atlas missile stands on a launch pad here ready to rovide the thrust for an allout Jnited States effort to send a man into orbit before the end oi he year Within a few days it i scheduled to blaze into the sky in an attempt to place an unmanned roject Mercury space capsule nto orbit for the first time The est will be a vital one PUT ON PROBATION RIVERSIDE Calif UPI former Iowa business executive Robert Davis Day 34 was placed on straight probation for hree years following his guilty plea to theft of 700 packages of cigarettes Day 34 a former credit manager for Philco Corp n Des Moines came here two months ago after separating rom his wife ROUSING Presi dent Lyndon Johnson is in West Ger many to let the populace know first hand that the US wont let it down in the present crisis And the Ger mans replied with enthusiasm At AP Photofix top Johnson waves from his car at Siegburg a small town near Bonn Below his car third from front is mobbed as it moves through Sieg burgs streets SAME DATE1W3JJ GET A must be better met Kelly Jr topright was one of ways to make a livingthan riding ex the featured attractions at the North plosive motorbikes top or keeping Iowa Fair grandstand performance that an elephant calm while a pickup truck included an auto and truck thrill show leaps overhead Clown Em Receipts are higher Another Kids Day to wind up fair Sunday By CHARLES WALK GlobeGazette Farm Editor Because the weather put a damper on part of the scheduled Kids Days activities at the North Jowa Fair Friday fair officials lave announced that another Kids Day will be held at the fair Sun day the last day of the sixday vent All youngsters under 16 years of age will be admitted to the grounds free Sunday afternoon according to Hans Henriksen fail secretary All rides on the midway also will be reduced for the youngsters Fridays rain washed out the evening performance of Austyns Motor Derby and Thrill Circus In the afternoon however near ly 3000 persons thrilled to the stunts of daredevil drivers the archery mastery of Ann Marston the comic antics of Emmett Kelly N tshell ews in a nu FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES US protest rejected MOSCOW The Soviet government categorical ly rejected the US protest against closing the frontier between East and West Berlin and indicated the barrier is likely to stay there until a new Berlin arrangement is made The note was a swift reply to the protest made two days ago by the United with Britain and Franceagamst East Germanys action in closing the Berlin border Auto workers favor strike DETROIT Members of the United Auto Workers union are approving a strike by a margin of 95 per cent early reports showed The strike votes from 500000 workers at General Motors Ford and Chrysler were ordered by the UAW executive board to back up the unions new contract demands Quiet returns to Tunis TUNIS Several hundred rioting Tunisian demonstrators in Bizerte clashed with French par atroopers in nightlong disorders but calm has re turned to the seaport More backing for Nixon LOS ANGELES California Republicans have taken another step in trying to convince former vice president Richard M Nixon that he should run for the states governorship next year State GOP chair man Johrt Krehbiel announced that 687 of 972 rank ing party workers had answered Nixon when asked who they thought would be the strongest Republican gubernatorial candidate in a recently distributed questionnaire Former Gov Goodwin Knight was the runnerup with 129votes Jr and the singing voice of Leroy Van Dyke Crowds have been better than last year according to Henriksen He said the outside gate and midway receipts for the first three days both were ahead of 1960 Friday afternoons grandstand crowd was estimated at about 3000 by Henriksen Capacity is 4200 not including the box seats which may not be sold for a thrill show because they are too close to the danger zone All bleacher free to children under 16 Friday Kids Day Grandstand receipts in the afternoon and rain insurance collected in the evening as well as the big outside gate made Henriksen very optimistic over this years finances He ex pected good crowds both Satur day and Sunday for the auto races RAMPTORAMP jumps at high speed fire wall crashes and Blitz Ball were three of the most popular features of the mo tor derby One ramptoramp jump was completed at better than 60 miles an hour Blitz Ball is a form of motor polo played with gokarts The three star performers o the show all came through with flying colors Emmett Kellys interpretation of his fathers Weary Willie character kept the patrons in stitches and the beautiful Miss Marston dis played uncanny talent with her bow and arrows Hit of Van Dykes portion of the program was his singing of The Auction eers Song His recording of this song has sold more than a half million copies THREE OPEN class livestock departments were the final items on the fairs judging schedule Saturday Foremost among these was the sheep de partment More than 120 pens of purebred most in the history of the handled by two judges Harold Saetlre Kasson Minn and Darwin Pfatzgraff Dumont Art Porter and Robert Fincham both o   

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