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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 24, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             McCarthy Humphrey are alike Minnesotas other twins By Congressional Quarterly WASHINGTON As far as actual voting records and stands on issues arc concerned Min nesotas Senators Hubert II Humphrey and Eugene Mc Carthy both contenders for the Democratic vice prcsi dcnltal nomination arc as alike as twcedle dum and twecdlcdcc In I9G3 Humphrey and Mc Carthy disagreed on only 3 pet cent of lh Senate rollcalls making them the most agree ing pair of samestale Senators in the country Their voting rec ords in previous years were similarly parallel Based on their actual Senate votes pressure groups also rate the two nion alike In 196162 for instance Humphrey and McCarthy each received a 100 per cent score from Americans for Democratic Action nnd the National Farmers Union The AFLCIO Committee on Political Education gave Humphrey a 100 per cent score and McCarthy an 82 per rent right rating Three conservative organiza tions gave both men zero rat ings Detailed examination of vot ing records shows that on vir tually every eco nomic policy to civil rights fromlabor and agriculture to foreign and Mc The newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 24 1W4 10o eopyjThfc of Two lrcu Ful 1M Demos censure lawless Floor tight looms over seating of Dixie delegations Carthy cast virtually identical votes The few significant votes on which he men have differed include tax matters with Mc Carthy voting occasionally to maintain the per cent oil depiction allowance while Hum phrey has consistently backed a reduction The only major foreign affairs vote on which they split was a 19G1 amendment by Sen Barry Goldwater RAriz to strip the proposed U S Arms Control and Disarmament Agency of ifs research powers Humphrey the original proposer of a peace agency voted against the weak ening amendment while Mc Carthy voted for it Thus for real differences be tween Humphrey and McCarthy the observer must turn to an alysis of thoir legislative out put There the two Senators old politicalallies in he Min nesota Democratic Farmer Labor Parly could scarcely be more different Since he entered the Senate in 1949 Humphrey has demon strated a lively interest in vir tually every cgislalive subject imaginable On the floor his cosmopolitan approach firsl brought criticism that he was spreading himself too thin Humphrey then limited his ma jor interests lo foreign policy disarmament civil rights farm programs health improvement labor legislation and welfare programs McCarthy on the other hand MCCARTHY Continued on Page 2 Try to avoid clashes LBJ calling the signals ATLANTIC CITY NJ AP The big LBJ roundup the 19G4 Dcmocralic convcnlion opens Monday night with Pres dent Johnson trying to herd it away from bruising NorthSouth clashes The President his own nomi lation to be a noisy formality Wednesday night concentrated lis efforts on keeping his ranks intact for November and thus was calling practically all the signals from Washington One signal he hasnt called tiis choice of a running mate but half a dozen hands were ready to jump at the ring Still Ihe most often mentioned num ber was that of the partys Sen ate whip Hubert H Humphrey of Minnesota The day broke bright and warm Thousands of delegates alternates and their families mingled with sunburned tour ists along the storied board walk faced on all sides with stalls of carnival souvenirs of Johnson and the late President John F Kennedy As the sun rose hundreds of red white and blue bedecked volunteers for LBJ rallied on the ocean front to begin shaping up for their convention dulies Behind the honky lonk glitter the committees worked at shap ing the convention and its plat form into the broad harmony and unily design Johnson would like TOP RED DIES NEW YORK iJT Benjamin J Davis 60 national secre tary of the Community parly of Ihe United Stales died Saturday after a long illness Conservatives tab 2 from North Iowa Two North lowans have been named as candidates for stale convention in DCS Moincs Sat office on Ihe Conservative Par ty ticket Mason Cityan Leo R Warner will be the parlys candidate for the legislature from Cerro Gor do County and Alvin E Eliason of Nora Springs will run for slate auditor Eliason had been a delegate to this years Republican state convcnlion He told the Globe Gazelle Monday in a telephone inlervicw that he quit the Re publican Parly for the Conserv ative Parly because Ihe GOP is all sewed up and is getting too liberal Eliason who also a garage is married and has two sons 10 and 2 He has lived in Nora Springs since he was 3 yearsold This is his first atlempt at being elected lo a public office He was an early candidate for Ihe Republican nomination for slale reprcscnlative from Floyd County this year but withdrew from the race before Ihe primary Eliason said a great deal Interest was shown in the new publican Eliason added i Hughes also offered a predic Other state candidates nomition on tnc outcome of the fall naled at the convention were ai me vuiivuiuiuji Robert Dilley DCS Moincs go butJfS crnor Gordon Rishcr Winter North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy with scat tered and thunder storms Monday night and Tuesday forenoon some lo cally heavy Lows Monday in lew Partly cloudy with scattered showers by afternoon TwouUy highs near 70 Weather details 2 lonscrvativc Parly at the state irday The party he added will iuppprt Barry Goldwater for and also will work or Ihe rccleclion of H R Jross as Third District Con ressman BOARDWALK This was one of the scuffles that broke out near Convention Hail on the boardwalk in Atlantic City The disorder occurred California Iowa visit Hughes mum ATLANTIC CITY fornia which has more than its fair share of lowans got some more of them Sunday night But Iowa also picked up a few Californians in the process The Iowa and California dele gations to the Democratic na tional convention exchanged pleasantries and refreshments at the Ambassador qua rlers for the two stales First Gov Pat Brown of Call fornia dropped in at an Iowa parly in progress Lalcr Gov Harold Hughes paid a visit lo the Californians At a press conference later the governor declined comment on reports that he might be called upon to make a seconding speech for the presidential or vice presidential nominee National Commilteeman Don Iliolofax alter a demonstration by American Nazi party members as the Democratic National Convention was about to get under way Alabama delegates ink pledge May signal capitulation ATLANTIC CITY AP Three Alabama delegates and two alternates signed a loyal ly pledge to the partys presi dential nominee Monday and one predicted a majority of the del egation would sign it f that should come to pass it might keep the Alabama dele gation on the floor during the convention and prevent further hassling over its seating It would represent a drastic overturn in Ihe delegalion which Pirur PM o had voted 33 lo 3 Sunday night n i HCKLED Speaker John W not to sign Ihe loyalty pledge MCbormack lett and Sen Hubert Humphrey are in which the credentials committee a jovial mood at a reception in Atlantic City at the Pliolofax John W which the credentials committee a jovial mood at a reception had made the price of seats on w Democratic National Convention the floor Im ready to sign Reuben Newton of Jasper Ala told Na tional Committee Chairman John M Bailey Well have 22 or 23 of the delegation sign up said Roy McCord a delegate from Gads den Another delegate Bill Har din also of Gadsden prediclet the number would be around 30 National Commiltceman Don f HELPNG HAND Iowa Gov Harold Hughes Mitchell of Fort Dodge said an assist from his wife as he makes his way later that Hughes will have a a Buffet table during a reception in Atlanti later that Hughes will have a prominent place in the conven tion program Commenting on his meeting with the President Hughes said that Johnson remained non commillal on his choice of a running male And commenting on a contro versy involving the seating of the Mississippi delegation Hughes said I dont think it would be right to scat the regu lar Mississippi delegation election in Iowa Its an uphill battle in Iowa for set attorney general and Robany Democrat ert Fredregill DCS Moincs sec rclary of slate Other counties where con servatives were nominated were Clarke Dallas Palo Alto Wapello Woodbury and Warren BOGUS RECORD WASHINGTON uT The Secret Service reports it seized a record million in counter feit currency during the year ended June 30 IOWANS GATHER Four Iowa delegates to the Democratic National Convention adS each other s badges advertising the state during a recep tion for the delegation in Atlantic City Left o Up to the time of the reporter shift the chance for keeping a dispute over Ihe Alabama dele gation erupting into a floor fight appeared slim Even if the forecast of a ma jority Alabama signup is borne out Ihere slill remained Ihe prospect of a battle over Mis sissippi represenlation Missis sippi Negroes were saying no compromise The Credentials Committee failed to decide Sunday whether the largely Negro Mississippi Freedom Democratic delegation or the allwhite regulars from that state should be seated The committee resumes Monday its search for a solution it hopes will satisfy Southern states and Southern and Northern Negroes Dr Aaron Henry Negro chairman of the Freedom group from Ciarksdale Miss said the group would not take a back oflhebus compromise Henry was backed by Dr Marlin Lulher King who said a natural reaction of Negro voters would be to go fishing election PLEDGE Continued on Page 2 Inside The Globe IOWANS AT DEMO c o n vention differ on seating Miosissipians Page 5 CITY GRADE schools to have new science pro gram Page 12 Editorials 4 Society news g9 Mason City news 1213 Latest markets 13 Lightning bolt kills Greiman 24 GARNER Larry Greiman 24 son of Mr and Mrs Clar ence Greiman was killed when struck by lightning Monday morning He had been plowing on the home farm near Garner He was found by his parents lying n the field The tractor had one about a mile and a half hrough several fences before t became jammed and stopped Dr Lylc R Fuller medical examiner of Hancock County aid dealh was caused by clec rocution from the lighlning runeral arrangements are pend ng at Bohn Funeral Home Greiman was graduated from owa State University at Ames n 1962 He was a straight A student He is survived by his parents and a brother Byron EUGENE MCCARTHY Portion of Federal Ave to be closed Federal Avenue is scheduled o he closed between 5th and 711 North on Monday and Tuesday according lo officials f the Iowa Highway Commis Vow to enforce the laws Condemn any who break law ATLANTIC CITY ocrals began opening the cur tain on their 1964 convention Monday as they moved to pledge fair enforcement of the Civil Rights Act and to de nounce lawlessness on either side of the fight While Ihe Platform Commit tee hammered out this plank peacemakers worked feverish ly backstage lo cool off the most heated dispule of the big LBJ roundup The Credentials Committee soughl to find some magic com promise that would satisfy if not please both Southern stales and civil rights supporters in the hassle over seating the Mis sissippi delegation At issue is whether the con vention will seat the regular Democratic delegalion or the predominantly Negro group rep resenting the Mississippi Free dom Democratic Parly President Johnson his nomi nation to be lillle more than a formality Wednesday night has been keeping the party guess ing as to his choice for a run ning male as he called signals from Washington shaping the platform and trying to ease NorthSouth clashes But a spokesman for Missis sippi Freedom Democratic Par ty delegalion Washington law yer Joseph Rauh Jr claimed Monday he had enough votes to force a floor fight over the Mis question He reiterated at a news con ference that the freedom group would not accept a compromise proposal that the regular Mis sissippi delegation be seated and the Negro group be given a votclcss and voiceless place on the convention floor Rauh said his group was hold ing out for a plan where only those Mississippians from both rival groups who sign a party oledge would be allowed In addition Ike city engineer Democrats civil rights ng department announced was a carefully balanced Jay thai Gth SW will be closed statement that the Civil LARRY GREIMAN Hampton former Gov Hh on ormer ov Herschel Loveless Forest Evashevski Iowa Cily and Steve Story West Union y North Iowa news Sports news Comics SIAMESE TWINS BORN CAPE TOWN South Africa twins joined at their t Ihe Chicago and Northwest srn tracks because of repairs here Engineers said the rail oad has reported the street will be reopened Thursday The rca affected is iwcen lack on and Monroe SW The N Federal closing so vorkcrs may apply A seal coal ng surfacing lo protect the trcct state engineers said The project will be d o n e in two block sections and some Iraffic will be allowed to local busi ness they added During Ihe closing most traf fic will be routed on 51 h and lo North Pcnnsyl 17th over vania nhcads were born over the week African Press Demos get down to work PEACE PLEDGE B E R L I N new US commandant in Berlin Maj iationjMond n y and pledgedt h a t 242SJreporlcd satisfactory and firmness Its all strictly business at Atlantic City ICHWALD us as he picked sail water What do you ihink the ART BUCHWALD The one thing that strikes you about the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City is Ihe seriousness of the delegates The Democrats could have chosen a fun town lo hold their convention in like Philadephia or Chicago or Kansas City but because of ihe gravity of the situation they have chosen At lantic City which is all busi ness We didnt come here to laugh and have fun a delegate told us as he picked salt water taffy out of his teeth We amc to nominate a presidential candi date We SPOKC to another delegate as he got off the ferns wheel How docs it look to you sir This is my third convention he told us But its the first in which every one is determined to show the country that a polit ical convention doesnt have to be all fun and Al the dodge em car rink we crashed into an alternate dele gate from Texas What do you Uiink the issues of convcnlion are sir we shouted Peace prosperty and ahhah ah ah Someone hit him from the back and knocked his car across the pavilion On the beach we met a group from Kansas around a vollcv ball net Why do you think this con vention is so serious we asked the fellow serving Because President Johnson wants it lhat way he said hil ling the ball lo a girl in a bikini Weve gol a tol lo do before the election and you wont find any of us loafing The entire Nevada delegation was caucassing in a room on the Boardwalk This meeting is not open lo the press a delegate said I just wanted to find out if you had made any plans to have fun in Atlantic City Are you kidding Well prob ably be in this bingo parlor for the next four days Everywhere we wcn It was the same story A New York delegate in a pin ball parlor said Id like to talk lo you son bul if I lalkcd to you Id have to speak to the rest of the press Will your delegation back President Johnson He gave us a senator its the least we can do Its too early to fell but if our survey at Ihe pokerino ma chines the whip the gocart track the fun house and the wax museum is corrccl Lyndon Johnson is stilt ihe favorite to get the Democratic nomination I But if he doesnt win on ihr first ballot a lady on the merry go round said just before she made a ry for tlui brass ring I ihink hes had it The only ones who dont seem to be taking the convention seriously are Hubert Humphrey Kusenc McCarthy Mike Mans field and Governor Pat A friend of Scnalor Humphrey said llubcrl Ihinks Ihis is alt ii lot of fun and since he rloosnt have a slake in the convcnlion Hes determined lo have a good limo Rights Act of 1964 deserves and requires full observance by ev ery American and fair effec tive enforcement if there is anv default And it added We rcafirm our belief that lawless disre gard for the rights of others a wrong whether used to deny equal rights or to obtain equal rights We cannot and will not toleralc lawlessness we can and will seek lo eliminalc ils causes Also under the committees eye was a piank condemning cxlremism of the right and the left As the convention got inio high gear the only real sus pense hung on Johnsons choice of his running male The name drawing ihe most bets in ihe vice presidential derby was that of he Democrat Senalc Whip Hubert H Hum phrey of Minnesota Kcllow Sen a lor Eugene McCarthys ninto also has been mentioned BALD EAGLE SAN BERNARDINO Calif in proud bald eagle swooped regally in for a landing on a power wound up bald all over The grcal bird boast ing a 73inch wingspan short circuited himself to death Sun day when he touch two power lines I SAME DATI1H34M FUf Mnni Traffic Tin In H Hour   

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