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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 28, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper twHeine HOME EDITION VOL Itt Prfi he newspaper that mokes WHS neighbors MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY28 W2 of Two Attempt to stop Senate filibuster BNSP is bean soup naturally Abbreviation at capital By STEVEN HIMMZER New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON When the White House staffers refer to bean soup they mean a brief ly controversial document put out by Walt Rostow chairman of the State Departments Pol icy Planning Council The paper attacked by conservatives and rightwingers on Capitol Hill as too mellow toward communism was entitled Basic National Se curity Policy or BNSP for short Beansoup was a nat ural Secretary of State Dean Rusk an inveterate and dangerous bridge player has a trick guar anteed to oneup his opponents from the very outset While they are busy arranging their cards by suit he simply picks them up as dealt immediatelyready to play his spades hearts clubs and diamonds held completely at random Grins pink stains were widespread on the Senate side of t Capitoi Hill as South Carolinas Sen Strom Thurmond gave away 150 wa termelons from his home baili wick Hardly juice been blotted up when another batch time for the other SouthCarolinian Sen Olin Johnston At weeks end Senators and Representatives were ankle deep in the and from the heartofDixie melons But spokesmen denied it1 was a wa termelon war A shrewd and powerful Demo crat in the House is privately blaming the medical care bill for most of President Kennedys trouble on the Hill and particu larly with the Republicans The politics of Medicare he com plains has messed up every other important bill in the House and forced the Repub licans to band together in political countermaneuver Before the Senate voted on medical care Rep Wilbur Mills DArk chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee EMBARGOED DRUG Dr George James New York City health commissioner holds contain ers of the drug Thalidomide blamed for recent births of deformed children He said the containers were brought in by persons who read about the drug James said one under trade name Soltenon was pur chased in Ireland and the other called Contergan was bought in West Germany Used in tests Widen search r new WASHINGTON UPI The Food and Drug Administration Saturday was conducting a pilLbypiU search to make sure there are no more Thalidomide tablets available It is not known how many pregnant women may have been given the sedative which causes some babies to be born de formed Dr Frances Kelsey who prevented Thalidomide from being sold commercially in this country said that several hundred andmaybe thousands of persons had been given it on an ex perimental basis Several cases of deformed babies have been reported in this country deluding three in New York The drug in each case was obtained in Europe where it was sold commercially Another expectant mother who took the drug overseas Mrs Robert L Finkbine Phoenix Ariz is trying to get permission to have a legalized abortion to end her pregnancy FDA Commissioner George P Larrick said that up to now we have had no reports of deformed babies born in this country as a result of mothers using Thalidomide that was distributed in the United States Larrick the U S manufacturer had re called all the pills in March after having distributed them to about 1200 American doctors for testing since 1959 Russ send up It is our understanding that llGW tjOUTrillC they did a pretty good job of getting them back he said MOSCOW UP The Soviet Un informed the White House that Nevertheless the FDA is conjion launched Saturday the scv if the bill passed the Senate hei cting comblnS the nation to enth unmanned earth satellite o make sure there are no moreils current summer series The would virtually guarantee the House would have a chance to vote on it The bill has been locked in his committee Moral Rep Mills no friend of medical care knew all the time tHat the Senate would reject the bill It did Vice 52 to 48 President Johnson spotted a dark and handsome new sportcoat on the broad shoulders of Sen Hubert Hum phrey DMinn and from his perch in the presiding officers chair in the Senate crooked a finger to Humphrey to come up and let him see it closer The ensuing conversation was clearly audible in the press gal lery Johnson Where did you get that goodlooking jacket Humphrey pretending to check the It says here NiemanMarcus Billie Sol Estes courtesy of Johnson not particularly amused demanded a straight answer and Humphrey then the label in the showed him coat The Democratic National Committee has chosen the four Republicans it believes are the most likely 1964 Republican Presidential candidates The group has no surprises The four are New York Gov Rocke feller Senv Barry Goldwater former vices president Richard Nixon and Michigan guberna torial candidate George Rom of the pills The fact that doctors given the tablets on an mental basis he said pointed up the need for another hard look at the food and drug law where it deals with distribution of drugs for investigational re search useAll of us including Congress should reconsider the safety regulations Dr Kelsey told a reporter that Thalidomide was distributed to selected doctors for experimen tal use in humans This is neces sary she said because ani mals dont answer all the ques tions A drug suggested for so wide a use as Thalidomide Dr Kel sey said probably would be tested first on several thousand patients She refused to let Thalidomide be sold commercially because of reports from Europe that indi cated it might be causing chil dren to be born without limbs The manufacturer the William S Merrell Co Cincinnati warned doctors in December that it should not be given to women of childbearing age This meant that deformed births caused by the drug might show up through the end of August EIGHT DROWN SUFFOLK Va oersons were killed and one in jured Saturday when their car swerved off stale 58 two miles east oC here and plunged into a swamp State police said it ap peared the victims drowned launching was announced b Tass which said the Sputnik were carried various scientific instru ments The Sputnik is called Cos mos 7 Analysis of the first inform a tion sent back by the Sputnik Tass said shows that its instru ment is functioning normally The series of Sputniks ac cording to a program announced March 16 is to provide infor mation about such things as tht earths magnetic field cloud for mations and radiation belts The latter point is being studied Tass said with a view to es timaling radiation hazards for long space flights So far the Russians have re leased no information which ma have been amassed by the six Sputniks already launched in this series Saturdays Sputnik circles th earth once every minutes Tass said and at its lowes point the Sputnik comes within 130 miles of the earth At its highest point the distance is 230 miles Session on weekend is ordered Satellite bill is argued WASHINGTON AP The Senate was called into Saturday Session in a move to keep the pressure on filibustering foes of he administrations communi cations satellite bill The tactics of the few senators ipposing the measure drew a re Hike from Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana who ardered the extra session Meanwhile Republican Leader Iverett M Dirksen of Illinois a backer of the bill predicted the opposition of the handful of Demo tratic liberals could be overcome Dirksen told newsmen Friday night he didnt believe more than halfdozen senators were pre pared for a sustained figh against the bill No more than 17 he said would vote against it The measure provides for a pri vate corporation to own and run he ILS portion of a global satel ite system for relaying television and telephone signals The public would own half o he firms stock Communication companies would own the bthe half Several senators have offered yal Mil merit TheycontendTin administration measure would be giveaway to a pri vate monopoly of the taxpayers investment in the government space program With other Senate busines stalled by the dispute Mansfield promised to start each days ses sion early and continue it into the night But Mansfield said the leader ship is virtually powerless to force action If opponents persist in their fili buster the only way underth rules to halt than wearing them down physically to clamp a tune limit on de sate Such a a two thirds majority of senators voting not been successfully in voked since 1927 despite numer ous attempts to halt Southern fili busters against civil rights mea ures Sen Ralph Yarborough D who held the floor for tw hours and 40 minutes Frida night contended that a steam roller was in action on behal of the satellite bill while hi proposal to give postKorea war servicemen benefits unde the socalled G I bill of rights had been pending since last Au gust Thetalkathon against the bil irritated Sen Mike Mansfield senate Democratic leader The usually softspoken sen ator from Montana told th Democrats using the delayin tactics that it is no hallmar of genius to milk the senat rules to evade a vote H warned them bluntly that fail ure to operate with restrain and courtesy might lead t anarchy in the Senate Sen Wayne Morse and othe opponents contend the bill woul amount to a giveaway o public investment and know how They claim it will enable the American Telephone Tele graph Co to dominate future space communications SAME Evan Hultmanthe life of Lake stag EVAN HULTMAN By JIM COLLISON Staff Writer CLEAR man leaned over to see what the singing was all about Ally Gen Evan Hultman short and curly haired was singing his lungs out under a tent at the All Vet erans Social Center Outside the ring of singers a photographer from Life maga zine lost weighttrying to burn a new record in picture taking was the center of at tention A reporter from the na tional magazine stood near the photographer and scribbled notes I The man who didnt sing Happed the Life reporter on the arm That Hultman now a good politician one of the best the best in Iowa Hes going to be the next governor you wait and see The Life reporter smiled He came from Chicago and though he was enthusiastic about the N ews in a utshell Doubts truth AMARILLO An indicted associate of Bil lie Sol Estes testified that the Texas financier mentioned giving part in terest in a grain elevator to Vice President Lyndon Johnson Almost in the same breath the associ ate Coleman T McSpad den said he doubted the truth of Estes remark Strike averted SACRAMENTO Calif Machinists at Aerojet Generals huge rocket plant here threatening a walkout over fringe bene fits in anew contract voted against an immedi a t e strike by a 2 to 1 margin Port occupied Troops loyal to dissident Vice AhmedB Bella occupied the of Philippeville The new military move came as Algerias rival political factions were reported moving toward a settle ment of the leadership dispute dividing the North African nation Worst mistake COPENHAGEN Den mark Former Presi dent D wight D Eisen hower says his worst mistake as chief execu tive was political in not doing more to elect Rich ard M Nixon AFTER DINNER Butlersecretary of the Association for the Preservation of Clear Lake has an after dinner chat with Gov Norman Erbe at the Governors DayStag at Clear Lake Friday night The association sponsored the stag Considerable cloudiness c o o 1 Saturday occasional showers thunderstorms rain locally heavy east and cen tral highs 60s northeast to 70 or 75 southwest Scattered showers or thunderstorms east and south Saturday night lows 50s northwest to about 60 southeast Partly cloudy Sun day Further cloudy little temperature change Monday chance of scattered showers GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Saturday Maximum 69 Minimum 58 Precipitation 107 Heavy rains pound Iowa Heavy rains pounded many sections of Iowa Friday night andtemperatures remained at chilly levels across the state Low readings early Saturday ranged from 55 degrees at Ce darKapids to 65 degrees at Des Moines More locally heavy rain was Ikely Saturday with showers continuing Sunday and Monday Heaviest rainfall reported Fri day night was at Council Bluffs which had 193 inches Other rainfall reports included Sioux City 188 Dumont 158 Haward sn 167 Akron 155 Spencer 126 Mason City 107 Dubuque 106 Rapids 87 Charles City 71 Waterloo 71 and Des loines 11 On the inside Pages 45 MO u 1213 Church Features Society News Clear Lake News Latest Markets Mason City News Comics Y 14 Business 1514 North News STRIKE WASHINGTON tf Agree ment has been reached on terms to settle a strike at the Electric Boat division of the General Dy namics Corp of Groton Conn The walkout has delayed work on 11 U S nuclear submarines since July 19 Hultman story he was gather ing the reporter could discount what a nameless lowan would say And I suppose youre a Re publican the Life reporter asked Me No Im an lowan Just an lowan I spit my voting two ways Half for the Democrats half for the Republicans But I voted for Hultman The bipartisan man was lone ly Friday night at the Cover nors Days stag sponsored an nually by the Association for the Preservation of Clear Lake If he liked to share his time be tween Democrats and Republi cans he must have wasted about 50 per cent of his hours at the party The All Veterans Social Center was packed with Repub licans Few Democrats were seen because of the state party convention getting under way in Des Moines Damp weather Friday after noon and Saturday failed to stop the excitement in the Miss Iowa contest which is the high light of the Governors Days program While the men were singing and talking at the All Veterans Social Center Friday night the wives were at the Clear Lake Womans Club picnic at the Clear Lake State Park shelter house Activity Saturday included presentation of state life saving awards by Gov Erbe and a por tion of the Miss Iowa talent show Curly Hultman was cam paigning hardto give the Life folks a fine feature There were at least 400 men present for the stag and Hult man tried to talk to each one The Life photographer click a dozen pictures at every meeting fht magazine fea ture Hultriiah The top candi date in thestate governor Norman Erbe Erbe faces real competition from a fighting Democrat Harold Hughes The attorney general contest Hult nan against Lawrence F Sca lise of Des Moines is hardly mentioned in political discus sions Life picked Hultman for two reasons the story goes First Hultman is the shortest attorney general in the nation and probably the only one who can sing rocknroll numbers bet ter than Elvis Presley He also leads Republican singalongs with the gusto of a curlybearded Mitch Miller Second Hultman is a member of the executive committee of the United States Attorneys General Association the govern j ing body of the various state de ipartments of justice Hultman jalso is vice chairman of the In terstate Crime Committee work ing in close cooperation with the United States Department of Justice Taking second in the cam paigning derby was Sen Jack Miller And the senior senator Bourke Hickenlooper kept mov ing A man had to watch out for fear hed step on the Republican I politicians they were so thick j The two recognized Democrats present could have held a state Convention in the telephone booth M L Larry Mason j Mason City attorney and unsuc jcessful candidate for one of the Iowa Federal judgeships could have been chairman Bob Doug las former Gordo County Democratic chairman could have been parliamentarian The real Democratic state Convention activity started Fri evening in Des Moines Democratic candidates felt a first duty was in Des Moines RREST Po Photoftx and a group of Negroes prayed in front i i T eiH Vfuyw m Ironc lice Chief Laurie points a fin of city hall in Albany Ga King has led y to a movemen and says ypu are jinder arrest to a movement against segregation Tn the Dr Martin Lpther KingJr after he southern city for several months This raised a question often asked Friday night at the slag Why did the Association for jthe Preservation of Clear Lake schedule the Governors Days I festivities to conflict with the jDemocratic convention Or if you are a staunch Republican the question is worded Why did the Democrats schedule jtheir stale convention to con flict with the annual iDays There were two answers prob ably both valid TUie association moved the date of the annual event up from August to late July to ac commodafe Ihe reigning Miss Iowa This is one explanation Two are given for the Democratic action The Democrats wanted as much edge as possible in cam   

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