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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 8, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                newspaper that makes alt North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 1M MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST I UOc Paper or Two Frew Ful 155 I jj Hoover joins 90 y year club lowan brings him into group DICS M01NKS President Herbert Hoover who will be 90 years old Monday was welcomed Saturday to Ihe 90 years of age club by a former comradein arms who was 90 lasl fall LJ Dickinson former US senator and congressman and keynoter at the 1932 Republican National Convcnlion which re nominated Hoover for president said in congratulatory letler lo Mr Hoover I reached mine 90th birth day lasl October 29 and find Uial there are not too many of us in this club I certainly hope that your health is improving and thai your activities need not be cur tailed continued the formersenator who is still ac tive in his law firm here your record of accomplishment and your record as a great leader during your 90 years has been a wonderful inspiration to all and will continue to inspire those who succeed us in the fu ture Hoover on Monday will equal the longevity record of John Adams second president of the United Stales and the only olh cr former president in Ameri can history to attain the age of 90 Of the current political scene Dickinson wrote his former Re publican party leader I appreciated very much hearing your fine statement to the Republican national conven tion and I am sure you will agree with me that we have great leaders in the Republican party to carry on ils work Of course there must be differences in Ihe beliefs and philosophy of individuals in volved bul in Ihe end I feel confident that divergent view points will blend so that the Re publican parly can go forward for many years lo come wilh strong leadership and sound po licies as it has in the past Dickinson once called Ihe key noting address he delivered in 1932 while Hoover was still president one of the most diffi cult he ever made He said he found it extremely hard to point with pride as keynoters must when times were hard for all in those de pression days and corn was sell ing at 10 to 12 cents a bushel Ceremonies will be held Mon day at West Branch where Hoover was born The festivities will lake place at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Goldwater Foreign policy Viet Nam to be issues WASHINGTON AP Sen Barry Goldwater has told Re publican congressional candi dates that foreign policy and Viet Nam will be the major campaign issue if President Johnson backs off from his Southeast Asia stand Newsmen were barred from Friday nights meeting in a ho le banquet room but reporters outside the door heard the OOPs presidential nominee say of Johnson If he doesnt continue what he has started to do then I can assure him tbat not only Viet Nam hut all of his foreign policy is going to be the major issue of the campaign Goldwater noted that some of his political foes have accused him of being trigger happy But the Arizona conservative according to a Republican who heard the speech said a deci sion to order naval air strikes against North Viet Nams PT boat fleet would neutralize that charge The Republican parly has not led this country into a war this century We are the party of peace the senator was heard to say Republicans have always pre served the peace he said be cause they understand the use of power Newsmen were able to hear only part of Goldwaters re marks before he house detec tive ordered them away Earlier in the day GOP Na tional Chairman Dean IJurch disclosed that pollsters were being used to sample public sen timent to help chart Goidwa lers campaign Goldwater said he intends to launch his campaign formally with a speech at Prescolt Ariz Sept 4 The vice presidential nomi nee Hep William E Miller kicks off his campaign the next day in his upstalc New York congressional district Burch said Goldwaters na lional campaign will follow the format of his successful pri mary campaign in California big meetings big television and pretty big issues After Goldwaters campaign opening in Arizona Burch said the senator may follow up with a foray into California If you dont carry Califor nia Burch said you have to carry three states you hadnt planned on Other big states w here youve got to go regardless of what the poll say arc Illinois Indiana Ohio Texas Wisconsin and Pennsylvania i3urch said In other developments Sen Hugh Scott of Pennsyl vania who ran Gov William W Scranlons unsuccessful drive for the partys presidential nomination a n n o u n c cd he would support Goldwater Lt Gen James H Dooliltle and Clare Booth Luce a former congrcsswoman and ambassador to Italy were named to head a national cit izens for GoldwaterMillcr com mittee The chairmen of slate GOP committees are being sum moned to Washington for a con ference with Goldwater next Saturday Burch said Goldwater will meet with business and industri al leaders in New York Aug 24 In Albany NY a spokes man for Gov Nelson A Rocke feller said Rockefeller has no plans to campaign personally for the GoldwaterMillcr ticket Goldwater pledged to go along with the partys farm plank in campaigning in the prairie slates Renew Cyprus fighting House OKs poverty bill WASHINGTON AP The louse pushed President John ons antipoverty bill to the erge of passage Friday night ut was forced by a technicality o delay a final vote until Sat urday After a 228190 preliminary ote all but sealed a stunning riclory for Johnson opponents demanded a printed copy of he bill including amendments adopted only minutes earlier Such a demand can always be made but rarely is Sometimes the houses recesses until a copy mand a roll call vote to ratify the action however and during the time that took enough Dem ocrats who support Ihc Presi dcnl were rounded up to defeat the motion 225 to 198 The 228190 vote that followed came on the aclual bill but un er House rules it was being onsidered in Ihe form of an mendmenl adopted to the orig nal House measure After its pproval as an amendment must be passed as a bill anc hat is the vote that was put of can be provided This lime it decided to wail until Saturday The House almost never meets on Saturday and mem bers are accustomed weekends off lo long The Democrats were short of members at one point Friday and opponents of the high prior ity administration bill almos bold maneuver Photofax ACCUSED SLAYER DRAGGED TO Literally being dragged from Teton County jail to courb to be arraigned on a charge of first degree murder in the killing of two young Chicago girls in Jackson Wyo is Andrew Pixley Dallas Ore Pixley was bound over to the custody of the sheriff to be held without bail on two counts of murder Pixley raped and killed Deborah and Cindy McAuIiffe in their hotel room in this resort town early Friday morning Grandmother of Kennedy dies BOSTON John F Fitzgerald grandmother of the late President John F Kennedy died Saturday She was 98 The widow of a onetime Bos ton mayor she watched Ihe in auguration and other major events in the career of Presi dent Kennedy on television On election day in 1960 she was recovering from illness but followed the results on TV She said then of the newlyclcclcd President I did all I could for him with prayer hell be a won derful president because he is a wonderful man President Kennedy visited his grandmother in 1962 when he came to Boston to vole In rnidsummcr of 1963 she happily posed for news pholog raphcrs amid a family group lhal included 10 of her 39 grcal grandchildren On her 97th birthday Oct 31 allcndcd Mass a Ihe home of her son Thomas A Fitzgerald Her nephew the Rev John F Fitzgerald cclc bratcd Ihc Mass and the Prcsi dents molhcr Mrs Joseph P Kennedy visited her SAME The former Josephine Mary lannon she was born in Acton lass She was married there in 889 lo Ihc man who lalcr was mayor of Boston They had six children includ ng Rose Ihe late Prcsidcnls molhcr A lall woman about 58 she was hospitalized in August of 960 with a miid heart condi ion Her nurse said she listened all la long lo Ihe radio news casts of Ihc Democratic con vcnlion Asked once if she was excited about being grandmoth er of a president she said Ive had many excitements ut this docs excite me I Ihink t would excite anyone When her grandson became he presidential nominee he vis ted her She poscl wilh him fo photographers then lugged at his elbow and kissed him on Lhc check When she watched the in auguration of President Kenne dy on television she was aware that the Bible on which he look Ihc oalh of office was her own As Ihe inauguration progressed she said Isnt he wonderful Ihals my boy Mrs Filzgcrahl had been a widow since 1950 and divided her lime bclwecn Boston and Hyannis where her son Thomas has a summer collage The latt President paid her a surprise visit on election day Nov 6 1962 when he came lo Massachusetts lo vote I succeeded in a lo kill it Rep Howard W Smith D Va offered a motion to strike the enacting clause in cf feet kill Ihc bill Republicans who had been wailing outside the chamber rushed in anc combined with Southern Demo crats succeeded in carrying the Sinilh motion by a 170135 non record vote The leadership was able lo de Smith is only lowan opposed to measure WASHINGTON Demo cratic Rep Neal Smilh was Ihc only Iowa congressman lo vote wilh the majority when the House twice showed approval o President Johnsons anlipoverlj Clear Lake news 2 bil Friday Church news 4i The votes were on a move to ikill the bill by removing Ihe en Mason City clause a measure re Latest markets 7 jcclcd 225197and later on ap proval of provisions of the meas Society news gurc 228190 Voting with the minority an Inside The Globe Sports news 9 Editorials 11 Classified pages 1213 North Iowa news 14 in effecl against the bill wcr Republican Reps H R Gross James Bromwcll Fred Schwcn gel John Kyi Charles Hoevc and Ben Jensen mtil Saturday Except lor one amemlmen put inover the oppositloffof tti bills supporters the version awaiting final passage is closely parallel to the Senate version The exception is an amend ment that would require a loyal ty oath from all those partici pating in the various programs authorized by Ihe bill It was proposed by Rep John Beli Wil iams DMiss and approved by a nonrecord vote of 144112 Youths car falls apart little by little NAPOLEON Mich AP lary Ellis 19 says it just vasnt his day He was driving his sisters 1956 model car when the auto Vamc broke He lied it togelhcr vilh a rope Then the rear end of the car shifted sideways and the drive shaft fell out of its housing bul Ihe ropedlogether frame held A neighbor in another car be gan pulling Garys auto Garys right rear lire went flat The spare was flat too so Ihe trip continued The flat tire came off the wheel The wheel threw sparks from the highway lhat set five grass fires The Napoleon Fire Department extinguished the hlazcs Gary who finally made it home said I Ihink well keep Ihc car and jusl stare at it like a relic MOTHERS Turk ish woman Is comforted by woman at left as she weeps after hearingthat her son was killed in fighting near Levgha north of Nicosia Cyprus Lev gha area has been the scene of heavy t r fighting in the last two days The Greek Turkish jets stir up crisis NICOSIA Cyprus AP Turkish air force jets roared over Cyprus Saturday in a sec ond show of support for the em battled Turkish Cypriot minor ity a Turkish Cypriot spokes man announced None of the planes apparent ly opened their guns as they swooped over the islands north western coast scene of bitter fighting between Greek and Turkish Cypriots for the past three days However a Turkish Cypriot spokesman said the air craft had been ordered to in tervene when necessary The Cyprus dispute veered into another crisis stage Fri day after Turkish jet fighters swept over Polis a small port in northwest Cyprus The Greek Cypriot govern ment said the jets had strafed the village hitting an Italian cargo ship in the harbor It said it would bring a charge of aggression against Turkey be fore the UN Security Council and ordered the 30000 man Greek Cypriot national guard on a standby alert Turkey had emphatically de nied that its planes had clone any shooting Friday but it promised they would be back to day on a reconnaissance If US Peacemaking efforts dont show any th Tlirkish tacked a village Friday during a rising twoday battle between Greek and Turk Cypriots Feudmight be ending in Laos VIENTIANE Laos AP Hope rose in the tense Laotian capital Saturday that rival right ist military faclions may patch up a feud which could topple the shaky power structure in Laos Informants say a key man in the situation is Gen SwoLam phoulacoul who commands all police in the Vientiane area Siho they say is not willing at presentto join cither faction and is concenlrating on guard ing the security of Vientiane All that is known for sure is that the army was put on alert Tuesday considerably military movement was noted and the capital was tense Horns The only official explanation was made Thursday when Laos five lop army and police offi cers went to neutralist Premier Prince Souvanna Phouma and said misunderstandings between them were being peacefully set tled A communique said the five assured Souvanna of their total support of the government The feud between the generals reportedly resulted from Sou vannas decision to replace four cabinet members and from a demand by the Finance and Economics Committee for an investigation of book of the na the Turkish Cypriot cause In Athens Greek military leaders went into an emergency Conference to consider the mili tary implications of Ihe new cri tional lotlery casino and cus MENINGITIS sis Greek Defense Minislcr Peter Garotifalias warned that tho unjustified aerial attack had created a highly dangerous sit uation which might lead to war The Greek Cypriots said four Americanmade Supersabre jets had straled Poiis Harbor hit ting an Italian freighter which had just taken on a cargo of copper ore The freighter St George ra 280 cases of meningitis with over a score of deaths have oc curred at military bases this year Defense Department rec ords show Communist troops not moving Viet crisis appears to be lessening TT t WASHINGTON AP High US authorities said Saturday chances of a major expansion of the Vietnamese war appear to be lessening They reported that Ihcre had been no sign so far of mass roop movements in Communist China or North Viet Nam And they said there had been no evi dence that Communist sea forces or planes were hunting targets President Johnson had near unanimous support from Con gress lo employ a flexible mili tary response if necessary to meet any new Communist thrust in Southeast Asia By votes of 414 to 0 and 88 lo 2 respectively the House and Senate Friday approved a joint resolution lhal approves and supports Johnsons determina tion lo lake all necessary I mcasures to repel any armed attack against the forces of the United Slates and to prevent further aggression South Viet Nam focal point of the antiCommunist struggle in Southeast Asia remained under virtual martial law imposed Friday by Premier Nguyen Khanh Redeployment of beefcdup US strength in the South Pacif ic continued A squadron of su personic jet fighlcrs newly ar rived from Ihc United Stales slopped briefly in Hawaii Ihcn headed for Ihe Western Pacific and Southeast Asia At Ihc United Nations the Se curity Council invited both Norlh and Soulh Viet Nam to lake parl in dcbale on Ihc situa tion in Southeast Asia While oplimislic lhat the sit ualion would continue lo case US officials did not rule out the possibilily thai il mighl take Ihc Communists a while to deploy their forces it they planned a major move The feeling here was that the North Vietnamese had been tak en by surprise when US planes bombed four torpedo bases and an oil refinery Wednesday as rctalialion for Communist al ia cks on two US destroyers The resolution passed by Con gress had been requested by Johnson lo show biparlisan sup port for his Viet Nam stance In the House although there were no votes against it Rep Adam Clayton Powell DNY voted present and Pcp Eugene B Silcr RKy was paired againsl Ihe measure and said he would have volcd no had he been present The two senators who opposed the resolution were Democrats Wayne Morse of Oregon and Kr ncst Grucnins of Alaska both pcrsistcnl critics of administra tion policy in Southeast Asia All Viet Nam is not worth Ihc life of a single American boy Gruoning told the Senate Johnson hailed the congres sional action as a demonstra tion to all the world of the unily of all Americans And he followed up by picking Henry Cabot Lodge former US ambassador to South Viet Nam to visit allied capitals o ac quaint leaders wilh the US po sition and purposes in Southeast Asia Lodge quit his ambassadorial assignment to work for Gov William W Scranton in the Pcnnsylvanians unsuccessful quest for the Republican presi dential nomination Lodge talked to newsmen aft er meeting with Johnson and re iterated previous statements that he did not see how Viet Nam can be an effective politi cal issue1 in the fall campaign The GOP presidential nomi nee Sen Barry Goldwater of Arizona and his running mate Hep William E Miller of New York agreed earlier this week that for now at least Viet Nam is not a partisan issue But Friday night at a closed meeting of congressional candi dates Goldwalcr was overheard by newsmen to say of Johnson If he doesnt continue what be has started to do then I can as sure him thai not only Viet Nam but all of his foreign policy is going to he the major issue of the campaign J the incident a spokesman said Safe at 1930 pm after being machinegunned Crew safe The Italian embassy in Nico sia said the ship had been hit Gunfire continued in iha rugged mountains and along tho oast north of Nicosia and tho urkish Cypriols evacuated heir women and children from in the area About 200 rurkish Cypriots took refuge at m encampment of Swedish JN troops Since the fighting began in thft rugged Tyllcria Promontory Vcdncsday night 12 Greek ami wo Turkish Cypriots have been killed and 15 Greek and 10 Turk ish Cypriots wounded according to unofficial estimates The United States has been slruggling for months lo prevent clash ovci Cyprus hclwrin Greece and Turkey both mem bers of Ihe North Allanlic Trcn ty Organization on its vital east ern flank North Iowa Weather outlook Fair Sunday 7512 Saturday lewi day nlfht in Mt Weather   

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