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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 6, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                             tliot makes oil NoJth I owo ns n efgh bpri BEAZETTE VOLMJ Home Edition Uated Frew Wtm MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DICCMSER UOe Pjxr ConUU of Two Ray boomed as a GOP head Successor to Nagle sought DBS MOINES ers of Robert D Ray Des Moines attorney were booming him Friday for the post Re publican state chairman The Republican State Central Committee is scheduled tomeet here Saturday ta discuss a suc cessor v to George Nagle of Iowa City whose resignation as party head becomes effective on that day Ray 34 Is of the 5th District andt a member of fhecentrarcommittee He was reported to have the backing of Atty Gen Evan Hultman also 34 who is expected to seek the GOP nomination for governor Other pottntial candidates have been mentioned for the state chairmanship andit was unknown whether the state com mittee would try to name some one f Sources reported that some influential Republicans includ ing U8 Bourke B fficken looper of Cedar Rapids have urged that the committee not rush into filling the vacancy Nagle had previously said he was stepping down as state chairman and made a formal announcement of his resigna tion Thursday Effects of Hie election Tuesdiy in which city voters smothered the proposed Shaft legislative reapportion ment probably wiU rankhighin the discussions of the central committee Ray was among some Repub licans who favored the Shaft Plan Ernest A Hayes of Mount Pleasant Republican state fi nance chairman also has been mentioned as a possible succes sor to Nagle but said he is not seeking the post North Iowa Weather outlook Fair and warmer Friday night lows in low 30s Satur day considerable cloudiness and turning cooler chance of showers highs upper 40s to low 50s Weather details on page 2 ROBERT D RAY Candle sets house afire 4 tots die M I N N E A POLIS Minn UPI Four young children died early Friday when a fire touched off by a candle swept their small white frame house on Minneapolis south side The mother Mrs Dorothy Blaylark who is separated from her husband was at a nearby house at the time Four other children fled screaming from he house The victims were Vicki 8 John 7 and Stephen 5 children all and David Cotton 1 a grand soni vM t The familys electrical and gas service had been cut off ast August and they had been using a coal stove for cooking and heating and candles for light They had packed their belongings in boxes and planned to move out Satur day Mrs Blaylark said she was at the nearby home of a woman friend late at night helping her also pack to move Her oldest daughter Gail Cotton 16 mother of David was home taking care of the children Gail told firemen that when they went to bed a candle was burning in an empty salad dressing jar on the dining room table Apparently it burned to the bottom of the jar cracked set fire to papers on the table TERRORIST ATTACK CARACAS UPI A terror ist bomb Friday blew the door off the Trinidad embassy Proposes a prelate y summit ISTANBUL Turkey AP The patriarch of Eastern Orthodox Church Athenagoras I proposed Friday that a sum mit meeting of the heads of the major Christian religions be held jn Jerusalem next month dur ing Pope Pauls yisif there patriarch he would be overjoyed to attend such a pilgrimage Athenagoras utgedra meeting of the heads of all churches of East and West Roman Catho lic Orthodox jand JPrbtestant He said such a i conference in the Holy CityofZion would open a new road for Christiani ty The 77ytarold American born spiritual leader of world Orthodoxy said it would be a great event a wonderful thing Vatican City Pope Paul VI will leave Rome for the Holy Land on Jan 4 and will return Janr6 theVatican press office announced Friday The Vatican still did not say the Pope would travel by air which no Pope has ever done before But obviously he could onlymake the 3000mile round trip to Palestine in ttjree days by plane Pope Paul will be the fir sit Popei to rvisit Larid since St first Pope It was t oy Jordan and one night Nazareth in Israel mrraj from Rome in the llth Century On f he inside Editorials Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Society News g9 Sports 1112 Comics n Clear Lake News 17 North Iowa News M Xi s 11 Nixon eyes NH Drims Kennedy family WASHINGTON Mrs j jflrs left Palestine after the death of John F Kennedy and her two CT XJVl 1 i1f t t1I t ucaui 01 uwun A rvemieuy ana ner two Chnst He will be the first Rochildren left the White House man Catholic pontiff to leave shortly after lunchtime Friday Italy in a century and a half two t after President Kennedy was 1 Z I w u I a slain in Dallas spend one night in the old city 1 of Jerusalem which is occupied s Kennedy moved out of bv TorHan White House onlv a few min House only a few min utes after watching unobserved rpm a small dining room ad Medal of Freedom Kennedy was to have presided Friday as the medal was given o 31 leaders of government science business and the arts p 0 4 Mrs Kennedys presence was 47 not announced until the cere monies were over She was hid den by a folding screen Then Mrs Kennedy and her two children climbed into a White House limousine for the ihort drive to their borrowed home in Georgetown John Jr 3 carried an Ameri can flag as he walked from the car the brief distance across the sidewalk into his new home Mrs Kennedy took Carolines hand as they walked in accom panied by the late Presidents brother and sisterinlaw Atty Gen and Mrs Robert Kennedy Mrs Kennedys sister Lee Rad ziwill was with them too A small crowd of neighbors and passersby plus reporters and photographers had gathered at the threestory redbrick house Mrs Kennedy was wearing black and smiled slightly as she walked into t h e house on N Street not far from the George IN NEW HOME Mrs Jacqueline Kennedy of hSr new home m the Georgetown section of Washington as her brotherinlaw and visit iown home she and the late President once occupied The former First Lady had said goodby to members of the lousehold staff at 11 am in the secondfloor family quarters at the White House Meanwhile the FBIs com report on the assassina tion will not be public for at least a week and quite pos sibly not until still later WASHINGTON CAP publican leaders are not saying if they agree with Sen Barry Goldwaters assessment that he holds the lead in the race for the 1964 GOP presidential nom ination r But there are reports of a move to put former Vice Presi dent Richard M Nixon in the New Hampshire primary and Goldwater says The whole Photofax HEADS Wal lace M Greene Jr will take over as commandant of the Marine Corps on Jan 1 He will succeed Gen David Shoup who is retiring Jury in Thompson case remains put MINNEAPOLIS Minn UPI jury of six men and six women Friday continued delib erations in the case of T Eugene Thompson accused of laving his xvife murdered for 51 million insurance money and ove of a mistress There was nosign whether the jurors were close to a verdict The jurors deliberated from to m Thursday without reach ng a decision Still hold an edge Barry country is in a position of flux Goldwater and Gov Nelson A Rockefeller of New York have been holding their fire since the assassination of President John F Kennedy Nov 22 For the Arizona senator who has not declared himself a candidate and for Rockefeller who has this has meant a halt to politi cal speechmaking The curtain of silence that de Membership in unions continues its decline scended in the Goldwater camp appeared to be lifting a bit Thursday In his first interview since Kennedys death the Arizona conservative said he thinks he the Jead but I feel that you oant say for sure Im in a position now of ma pos jor reassessment Goldwater said My people are out all over the country1 asking WASHINGTON AP The abor Department has put its inger on a sore spot in the na tions labor movement union membership losses And it blames the losses argely on a shift in the nations ob pattern toward more white collar workers many of whom have not recognized a need to be represented by unions Affiliates of the AFLCIO the giant of the labor world with more than 14 million members n this countryand Canada lost 220000 members from I960 to 962 the Bureau of Labor Sta istics reported There were no specific figures available for 1963 but the declining trend al most certainly continued this car Many unions are reluctant to talk about membership losses Government figures on union membership over the years have been somewhat out of kilter an AFLCIO spokesman com mented The federation said its own figures show a twoyear loss of 74000 members in comparison with the 222000 reported by the bureau The AFLCIO spokes man said thetrend this year is roughly the same While the bureau saw no new major surge of union organiz ing the AFLCIO is trying to get one off the ground It is in the pilot stage at the moment Labors future organizing suc cess depends greatly on how well it can persuade white col lar workers to join unions i tions I dont think my support has changed from1 what itwas Next Marchs New Hampshire presidential primary is the na tions first The Granite State race traditionally has been a testing ground for presidential hopefuls A report that Nixons name may be entered was printed in the Washington Star Through an aide Nixon said that he is not commenting on anything right now Nixon has said he will not be a candidate in 1964 A spokesman for Rockefeller said the governor has suspend ed Operations in New Hamp shire and decided that during this period there will be no po litical comment or observa tions New Hampshires Sen Morris Cotton whoheads a committee to put Goldwater in the pri mary has said he is delaying campaign plans until Goldwater indicates whether he is willing Ninemonth term in prison for Christine LONDON AP Christine Keeler the 21yearold prostitute who almost brought down a British government threw her self upon the mercy of the court riday and got ninemonth erm in prison With her housekeeper and a lirl friend she pleaded guilty o charges of perjury and con piracy to frame a discarded Negro lover She could have fone to prison for seven years or more The stony composure of the edheaded girl friend of exWar Minister John D Profumo and ther men in high places broke momentarily as she heard Judge ir Anthony Hawke pronounce enlence in Old Bailey Tears welled in her eyes and her lips uivered Paula HamiltonMarshall 23 he girl friend who shares an apartment with Christine was given a sixmonth sentence Their housekeeper Mrs Olive Brooker 56 was placed on pro bation Both Paula and Christine looked sad but were composed CHRISTINE KEELER as two policewomen led them to cells to await transfer to prison Christines life as a call girl culminated in the affair with Profumo This led to Profumos resignation as war minister in the Conservative government and the trial on Vice charges of Ward who introduced her to the Cabinet member Ward took a lethal dose of drugs and died without knowing he had been convicted The judge also imposed a six month sentence on Christine but it will run concurrently with the longer term The crown prosecutor agreed to accept a plea of innocent by a fourth defendant in the case Rudolph Fenton 39 a Jamai can Negvtx He was charged only with conspiracy In effect the three women ad mitted they conspired to frame Gordon and then lied on the stand at Gordons trial last June oncharges of beating Christine to run In his interview Goldwater spoke highly of the abilities of President Johnson a Democrat and said it is too early to offer any comment on his perform ance One of the reasons I suggest ed a moratorium was to give this man a chance Goldwater said I like him I think he has a chance to be a good presi dent a great president Berlin curtain to lift on Christmas BERLIN UPI East Ger man Communists will open the antirefugee wall for the first time so West Berliners may visit in East Berlin for Christ mas the West German press office announced Friday PLANES TO SPAIN MADRID wi The United States Friday delivered the first of seven HU16B antisubmarine war planes to the Spanish Air Force DATEW2S44   

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