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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 17, 1964, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 17 1944 UOc Piper Coniljti Two StctlontSectloD AMOCUttd Prcu Ful No 134 arry launches campaign SHEIMARD AND Samuel 11 Sheppard takerf a long look at his fiancee Mrs Ariane Tebben johanns as she talks with newsmen in the motel where Sheppard spent the Photofax night The former osteopath was ex pected to be returned to Ohio Peniten tiary Friday after less than 24 hours of freedom w o n on a district court order Delay Sheppards penitentiary return It was Barrys night Goldwaters coronation By ROBERT H SPIEGEL GlobeGazette Editor SAN was cor onation night for Barry Gold water after all Gov William Scranton enter ed the race a month ago to make it a contest not a corona tion There was a sharpening of issues and a pitting of person lilies but Ihe Arizonan never a me close lo losing Ihe prize He accepted il before his roar ng legions here Thursday night A smallish darkhaired man vas at his E Mil er the man tapped to be his mate The conservative slate was complete The selection of Miller step ring down both as a New York representative and as GOP na tional chairman completes the ideological break with libera Republicanism There was no balancing of th ticket with even a mild libera There is no reason to bcliev that Goldwater ever considerec such a move seriously That w a s the impressio gained Tuesday by Evan Hul man Iowas Republican cand date for governor after his private talk with the senator The conservatives now have their cherished conflict con COLUMBUS Ohio Itf Dr Samuel II Sheppard 40 con victed wife slayer who spent his first night of freedom Thursday in nine years was assured of more clays and nights of free dom Friday As Sheppard left the Colum bus motel where he saycd his attorney indicated t h e doctor might leave the state possibly for North Carolina where the attorney hinted Sheppard might marry his Germanborn fiancee Ariane Tcbben Johanns The former suburban Cleve land osteopath who has servec nearly nine years on a second degree murder conviction in the bludgeon slaying of his wife lad expected to be returned to prison Friday But these late developments assured Sheppard of more days of freedom United Stales marshals de clined to pick up s staying at a plush Columbus an arrest order Judge Lester L Cecil of the US Sixth Circuit Court of Ap peals declined to issue such an order Cecil issued a stay order Thursday about 24 hours after a US District Court judge granted Sheppard freedom on a habeas corpus motion But the stay came after Sheppards re lease on bond REPUBLICAN LEADERS Heres the team the Republicans picked to lead GOP legions against the Democrats as they stood before the 1964 conven In city state Negroes Photofax tion in San Francisco Thursday Barry Goldwater right the presidential candidate and Rep William Miller the nominee forvice president 1 Extremism for liberty is no vice Miller picked unanimously SAN FRANCISCO AP Launching his presidential cam paign with Ihe declaration lhat in the defense of liberty is no vice Arizona Sen Barry Goldwater moved Friday to cement his control of the Re publican party Goldwater told cheering stamping hornblowing conven tion delegates as he accepted the GOP nomination in the Cow Palace Thursday nighl lhat it is Ihe cause of Republicanism ensure lhat power remains in c hands of the people The Good Lord raised up this ighty republic lo be a home of he brave and lo flourish as Ihe and of the free not to stag ate in the swampland of col to cringe before he bullying of communism declared Barry Barry Goldwater cannot ex pect many votes in November from Mason City Negroes As The Ohio attorney generals office said the legal process probably would take several lays In the move to amend here presumably would be a rearing perhaps about the mid dle of next week in the US Sixth District Court of Appeals in Cincinnati servatism against Democratic liberalism This was more than corona tion night It was letsgctthe Dcmocrats night as well The phrase Wheeler Deal ers in Washington DC has rung from the rostrum here time and again Freedom from cen tral control Billie Sol Estes are the Bobby Baker TFX these are domestic issues that Gold water and Co have promised Meanwhile the 40yearold osto visit with tnc pcopic about Pygmy satellite launch successful CAPE KENNEDY Fla sentry satellites and a pygmy satellite rocketed into great eggshaped orbits Friday in a complex triple launching that could lead to US develop ment of a foolproof system lo detect illicit nuclear explosions in space The trio of radiationsensing packages rode inlo space atop a single powerful AllasAgcna rocket which blazed brilliantly in the early morning darkness at am The Air Force reported 20 minutes later that Ihc 10story tall booster had drilled the three salcllilcs into separate highly elliptical orbils The exact path was nol known immediately but early tracking information indicated Ihc payloads were very close lo the intended course ranging from 120 to 63000 miles above the earth All three space messengers were flashing clear radio signals lo ground stations It was the fourth time the United States had orbited three satellites with one rocket The record is four in one shot sc by another AllasAgcna las year The pygmy satellite was in jcclcd inlo its preplanned pat shortly after the three satellite separated from the booster to day Because of an intricate fligl plan intended to station the twi Sentry satellites at the nig point of Ihe course officials wi not knrl until about an Sunday whether the launching is completely successful Small rockels aboard the pair arc to arrcsl them at widely scallcrcd points 03000 miles up about 18 hours after launching the other about 37 tcopath was enjoying what may be a brief respite from prison routine Thursday night he swam in the motel pool had meals served in his room and visited with relatives He was reunited with a fiancee he did not know before entering prison ust a few days short of nine years ago for the 1954 bludgeon slaying of his wife Marilyn The controversial murder case that attracted worldwide ntcrest became even more bi zarre in the last two days A federal district judge in Dayton ruled Wednesday that Sheppard had been denied con stitutional rights in his trial and ordered him released from pris hours later on setting the stage for a retri al Thursday the balding one time Cleveland suburbanite walked out of the penitentiary About the same time a US ap peals court judge in Cincinnal stayed the district court Continued on 2 He promised cringing before the bullying of communism simple honesty respect for constitutional gov ernment and individual freedom And the senator made it clear at the convention and in a Thursday talk to Ihe 50 stale chairmen thai he intends to make his a team effort lo set things right He told us lhal he was go ing lo work Ihrough the state organizations said Ray That made 50 state chairmen happy It was appropriate that the South Carolina delegation cast he decisive votes for Goldwater n the nomination countdown putting him over the required 555 level This convention has lad a southern accent and i southweslern draw since it started Goldwater won 252 and 281 might be expected they limiting themselves with Arizona senators opposition Goldwaters vote against the Civil Righs bill is the reason for their attitude An Associated Press survey ndicates Negro leaders and Negro Republican party mem Ders throughout Iowa are disap pointed over the nomination of Goldwater I will vole for Ihe man lhat I think will represenl the minor ity group said Calvin Duncan 209 7th SW president of the Ma son CityManly unit of the NAACP President Johnson seems to be a friend of the Negro I think all Negroes should vole for Ihe man who has bcsl served our race Duncan a federal meat in friends that are in sympathy with our cause He said he will take him Goldwater on his word re garding enforcement of the Rights bill Others from the Mason City Negro community which num bers about 200 were generally in agreemenl with Duncan SP1EGEL spector said Goldwater will probably be a topic of the meeting of the NAACPs execu tive council here Saturday He stressed that his organiza tion is nonpolitical but said it would not serve the cause of the Negroes to vote for this years Republican candidate for president Duncan believes that Gold water will suffer the con sequences of voling against Ihe Civil Rights bill I think Ihe Negro vole can hurt any in dividual lhat is running for of fice he said We also have Im not inclined to vote for him said Lewis Kipper 817 Polk SW Ive talked to two or three others that feel the same way If another Repub ican had been nominated I would have voted for him Kipper said he didnt feel it would be proper for the Negro community to give support to Goldwater He said he disagrees with the Arizona senator nol only for his Civil Righls sland but for his altitude toward Ihe Uniled Nations and his pro posals regarding the ousting of Castro from Cuba He does have some good traits When he says something he means it Thats why Im scared of him even though I nomination of Goldwater Any one else would have been bet ter he said However Warren still plans to vote for Goldwater in the fall I am a dyed in the wool Republican Not all of the colored people who commenled in The Associ ated Press survey of Negro re aclion to Goldwater said they would vote against him Louis Garland president of the Sioux City chapter of the National Association for the Ad vancemenl of Colored People said I wasnt surprised at all about the nomination It repre sents Ihe Ihinking of Ihe core of the Republican party Goldwater is not strong enough on civil rights and will lose some of the Negro vote be cause he voted against the civil rights bill George Cooper Council Bluffs Republican and former presi dent of the Iowa chapter of the NAACP said Although the Negro by tradi dont like a changeable man Mrs Tyler Stewart 122 8th SW said As an American Negro I cant go along with him I will vote against him positively You will find the same thing from any thinking Negro Goldwaler is not a friend o the Negro in any way Im sur prised at the Republican party for nominating him Virgil Warren 2237 26th SW said he was disappointed by the tion is politically Republican and has been since Abraham Lincoln the new Negro votes for or against candidates or issues thal he is most directly affected by We feel that Goldwater has been misadvised on these latest important issues added Coop er president of the Council Bluffs NAACP chapter James B Morris Sr Des Moines attorney said I expect to stay in the Republican parly and fight it out with the element now in control Morris said he would not cam paign for Goldwater and added thinks the GOP could con ceivably lose Iowa with the Arizona senator They need every vote they can get Mor ris said Morris son also a Des Moines allorney said he would not campaign for Goldwaler eilher Des Moines Municipal Judge Luther T Glanton a Democrat said that many of his Republi can friends say they will not vole for Goldwaler because they feel he is trigger happy Really I am frightened at his getting the nomination Not so much because of his sland on civil rights as because I feel he Cheered throughout his speech e gol his biggesl hand from elegales who had been warned about the threat of extremist ele ments to their party when he aid Extremism in the de ense of liberty is no vice Mod eration in the pursuit of justice is no virtue Clad in a dark business suit and wearing as usual his horn rimmed glasses Goldwater marched triumphantly into the glare on the podium after his unanimously elected running mate Rep William E Miller of New York had accepted the vice presidential nomination Balloons cascaded down on the Arizona senator as pandemoni um broke loose Miller noted as a roughand tumble campaigner played down his role with a short speech in which he said he was is trigger happy Judge Glan ton said Love child of letters Woman is Harding s daughter Shooting of youth to be investigated REMARKS DANGEROUS SAN FRANCISCO Nelson A Rockefeller of New York said Friday that Barry Goldwaters comment on ex tremism was dangerous ir responsible and frightening Rockefeller said in a statement that Goldwaters remark made in accepting the Repub lican presidential nomination raises gravest of ques tions in the heart and souls of Republicans in every cor ner of our party happy to be standing in the campaign at the side of a man who more than any other I have ever known in American life speaks the truth to the people courageously stands for prin ciple and devotes himself com pletely to keeping America free The formalities having been observed and the 28th Republi can Convention over Goldwater turned his attention to taking over the command of the GOP National Committee NEW YORK Commissioner Michael J Mur phy promises a thorough and impartial investigation of the fatal shooling of a Negro youth by an offduty white police lieu tenant who said the youth came at him with a knife The killing Thursday in Manhattan street near a public Negro and 75 stcelhclmctcd police GLENDALE Calif Glemlalc housewife and mother of Ihrcc has yielded up a secret kept for more than 20 years She is the illegitimate daughter of Warren Gamaliel Harding president of the United States Mrs Henry E Blacsing speaking in a tired voice said she is the late presidents daughter by a mistress Nan Brilton Ive talked to so many re porters today she said I havent even had a chance to talk to my sons to find out what they think of all this News stories about recently discovered love letters from Harding to another mistress Mrs James Phillips of Marion Ohio referred to Nan Britton and to the love child Miss Britton said she bore out of wedlock Los Angeles Herald Ex aminer found Mrs Blacsing liv ing in this suburban community Miss Brilton now 67 lives in Evanston 111 We arc very close said ELIZABETH BLAES1NG daughter Mrs Blaesing Shes a wonder ful person Mrs Blatsing listed as Eliza beth Ann Christian on her birth certificate was born Oct 22 1919 in Asbury Park NJ Harding then a US senator was 53 married childless and just one year away from In 1921 Elizabeth Ann was adopted in Chicago by her mothers sister Elizabeth and her husband Scott Willits They also live in Glcndale now I was the most logical one to adopt her says Mrs Willits I had no children and that way could keep her in the family She thought we were her par ents until her mother took her back when she was seven Mrs Blaesing recalls My mother lold me when I was very young that President Harding was my father He died in 1923 1 dont remember ever seeing him I believe though thai my mother senl him photo graphs of me and my mother lold me lhat ho sometimes in quired about me Mrs Blacsing says knowledge ef who her falher was created no problems for her I had a normal childhood she says but then I didnt go around telling pcopic about it She continued I do recall that when she her mother spoke of President Harding she always talked of him in glowing terms Mother wasnl biller All through the years she never spoke badly of him It was all love adoration and affeclion She lold me she loved him very much She still does Mrs Blacsing was married on Sept 18 1938 in Chicago The Blacsings moved lo Cali fornia at the end of World War II and settled in Glendale three and a half years ago Blacsing is manager of an office building They have three sons 17 13 and 10 Until Thursday Mrs Blaesing says only her closest friends and a few members of the fami ly have known of her parentage Even her sons school among touched off violence Come on shoot another Nig ger shouted one of scvcra weeping Negro girls The crowd taunted police anc hurled school books botllcs cans and stones Patrolman Ed ward Scabrook 35 Ihe only Ne gro policeman there was hit on 300 teenagers mostly the head by a can and was tak North Iowa Weather outlook Fair to partly cloudy with a few thundershowers Friday night and Saturday Lows Fri day night 6872 Weather details Page 2 en to a hospital The police and the crowd surged back and fojth in East 76lh streel for aboul an hour be fore the crowd was broken up The dead youth was 15year old James Powell one of three Negroes Police lt Thomas Gil igan said he found chasing a uilding superintendent into an iplrtmcnl building Police said the trouble began vhcn the white building super ntcndcnt cleaning the sidewalk with a hose sprayed Ihe Ihrcc Negro youths who then chased lim into his building They said the three youths and the superintendent engaged in a heated argument and there reportedly were racial slurs Gilligan showed his badge po Ucc sad and lhc bov5 to and move The presidential candidate acted in advance to pick Dean Burch second man in his cam paign command lo replace Mil ler as head of Ihc committee Ho has said he wants lo bring the committee actively inlo tho campaign ami to channel any future patronage through it The triumph of Goldwalcrs conservatism left some wounds unhcalcd among some of thoso who had opposed his nomina tion Michigan Gov George W Romncy said thai unless the nominee demonstrates that he is willing to go beyond the plat form in some vital areas such as civil rights I will go homo and campaign for Michigan Re publicans Inside The Globe Editorials City t7 Lateit 7 Society I Sportt rwwt tM 1M1 Comic i 3 Transit 14 1415 Lake U M
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