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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 3, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                contrasts Matching Hie Demos GOP JAMS MARLOW New Analyst WASHINGTON AP The top candidates in the 1964 politi cal campaign which gets rolling by next week are in some ways a study in extremecontrasts The two top Democratic can didates President Johnson and his vice presidential run ningmate Sen Hubert H Hum phrey of Minnesota both panted for the presidency Both tried for it in 1960 but were squeezed out by JohnF Kennedy The two top Republican candi dates Sen Barry Goldwater of Arizona trying for the presi dency and his vice presidential partner Rep William E Miller of New York talked of no am bition for the top jobs at all Until January 1964 Goldwater insisted he was not seeking the presidency and only wanted re election to the Senate Miller in Congress since 1951 had announced some time be fore the Republicans in July tapped him for the No 2 place on their ticket that he was not even going to run for reelection to the House this year There is another differ ence between the two pairs a difference something like that between storekeepers and trav elingsalesmen In 1959 Goldwater who had then been in the Senate six years was chosen to be chair man of the Republicans Sena torial Campaign Committee whose job was to help Republi cans stay in the Senate or get elected to it This kept Goldwater on the road continuously dashing around the country making speeches and conferring with Republican politicians from 1959 until he went after the Republican presidential nomi nation this year He perhaps ah of 400 speeches a year This kept him away from his job in the Senate quite a lot Miller was elected chairman of the Republican National Committee in 1961 This took a lot of his time in traveling and conferring which meant time that might otherwise have been devoted fully to a congress mans chores But the traveling making meeting Republicans around the country and confer ring with the Republican lead ers were a big help to Goldwat er and Miller when the conven tion delegates picked their can didates Humphrey Senate was elected as as him busy staying close to the Senate and its work with all the Humphrey made some recorders or by telephone hooked to loudspeakers vice president in 1961 until he President From Ca Tit that mokes all North lowans CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTf a COMP Paper Opens campaign K health aid for aged GOLDWATER PRESCOTT Ariz AP Sen Barry Goldwater keynot ing his campaign for the White House promised Thursday to end the draft keep the peace and halt the cancerous growth of the federal government I do not intend to be a war time president the Republican presidential nominee declared And Goldwater said he would keep the peace without the draft Republicans will end the draft altogether and as soon as possible he said That I promise you Goldwater accused President Johnson of using the Selective Service System for political and social schemes Returning to the ancestral home where he launched his two campaigns for the Senate Gold water said in a prepared speech The campaign we launch today is dedicated to peace through preparedness progress through freedom pur pose through Constitutional or der Prescott authorities estimated a crowd in excess of 35000 more than double the population of this onetime territorial capi ta in Arizonas hill country 100 miles from Phoenixheard the speech Rep William E Miller of New York the RepuLVan vice presi dential nominee was on hand for Goldwaters kickoff Gold nof be wartime chief peace government water will return the fa or Sat urday in Lockport NY In other opening shots of the Goldwater campaign a President Jounson The Arizona conservative ac cused Johnson of using the outmoded uid unfair military draft system for social schemes as well as military objectives He said Johnsons is an ad ministration of in the street restrained only by the plea that they wait until after Sgt York returns to his valley PALL MALL Tenn Alvin C York who rode out to war 47 years ago in a horse drawn surrey has returned to his beloved green valley tof the Three Forks of the Wolf Presi dent Johnson led tributes from across the nation The doughboy hero of World War I died Wednesday in Nash villes Veterans Hospital at the age of 76 succumbing to a uri nary tract infection at 2 pm 1J Saturday atYorks Chapel here on the banks of the Wolf River i the Cumberland Mountains The President expressed his sorrow Wednesday saying the Medal of Honor winner epi tomized the gallantry of Ameri can fighting men and their sac rifices in behalf of freedom election time to ignite violence once again He charged the President fol lows the way of unilateal dis armament and appeasement in foreign affairs He said the of the fed eral government must and shall be stopped But he added prudence requires that we pro ceed slowly and steadily in withdrawing the central govern ment from its many unwarrant HEROS TALE RETOLD Sgt AlvirTcTork lamed Tennessee mountaineer hero of World War I himself for i4 Nf AV AA lyi cpoicvi JlllIlQclJ lUF ID of York which endeared him to died Wed hearts of his Army comrades present the Army is and hii o ing party and bugler from his tfed hm outfitthe 82nd AllAmeri ed him down so much he had can Divisionto participate in to make some speeches on tape the funeral service A choir will ting three the From the time he became Yorks favorite songs Fairest Jesus Faith of Our e moved into the presidency last Fathers and Onward Chris November Johnson was a Soldiers His strong rehg will ambassador for President lous convictions became part of John F Kennedy This required tne York legend Once a consci traveling and speechmaking cntious objector he went on to answer his countrys call to And ne has managed to get in World War I and killed 25 Ger some speeches since becoming mans and captured 132 more virtually single handed in the until 1960 first as battle of Argonnc Forest Not far down tha Wolf River Sg This kept him home ill Yet these two pairs of men in raised by his directly opposite ways built up Tennesseans their political power and their the house in 1922 with money grateful fellow standing in the country so thor tics nominations Armour toys with purchase of Pure Oil Co CHICAGO Armour Co says it has held explora tory discussions about buying the Pure Oil Co Two eastern investment companies also are prospective bidders Armour said its discussions with the oil company and John W Mecom Houston oilman produced no conclusions In June Carl M Locb Rhoad es Co of New York offered million for Pure Oils as scsts The Wilmington Del banking firm of Laird Co later offered million North Iowa Weather outlook c I e u d y scattered showers end thunderstorms Thursday night end m Friday turning cooler Laws Thursday night in the 40s High Friday upper to low Ms Weather details Page 2 Rahman sees war threat KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia AP Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman said Thursday his government has decided to impose a state of emergency throughout Malaysia because of indications that Indonesia is pre paring to mount a big offen sive against this country Rahman presided at an emer gency Cabinet session after high level talks with British Com monwealth allies who pledgedto increase military and economic aid following an airborne land ing in Malaya Wednesday by about 30 heavily armed Indone sian paratroopers Well give all the help we can said Reginald Maudling British chancellor of the ex chequer Security forces Thursday killed two more Indonesian para troop ers the Defense Ministry an nounced It brought to four the number of Indonesians killed since airborne attack York had been bedfast and had been in the hospital 10 limes in the past two years be fore the final stay which began last Saturday His family and his doctors agreed that the complications that he had lied for a decade would have killed a lesser man long ago The curtains were drawn T h u r s d a y on the sun porch which had bounded Yorks world for the past 10 years and the big white house seemed some how empty in the midst of the tustlc of preparations for his funeral His smile and his once booming voice were missing His death struck a hammer blow at Miss Gracie his child hood sweetheart whom he mar ried in 1919 and who was the tower of strength when he need ed her most the bedside years It was she who greeted the steady stream of visitors who stopped at Yorks home near the Kentucky line north of Jamestown Tenn and fronting US Highway 127 But when she returned from Nashville in the hearse which arought her famous husbands body to Jamestown Wednesday night she e m b r a c c d her yonngest son Tommy and sobbed uncontrollably Soon though she had composed her self and was busy making plans for the funeral FINAL TRIBUTEWith members of the Ami ican Legion at attention on each side Mrs Gracie Veterans Hospital Nashville to return Tenn with the body of her hero hus Alvm C York With her are her son left Rev George Edward York and the Rev Flyn G Humphreys hospital chaplain Armour reaches accord on 3year labor pacts CHICAGO AP Armour the Amalgamated Meat Cutters Co and two unions of meat packing workers reached agree ment Wednesday nighton terms of a threeyear contract for 29 plants in 17 states The contract for 12000 Armour workers is expected to be the pattern for agreements with eight other major packers who employ more than 100000 workers The ntw contract will bring workers average benefits of about 34 cents an hour over the threeyear period Wages during that time will be increased six cents an hour each of the three years Packinghouse workers aver age an hour at present The agreement was reached by negotiators for the company and the United Packinghouse Food and Allied Workers and and Butcher Workmen both AFLCIO with the aid of feder al mediators The contract also provides an increase in pension funds a ma jor medical insurance program and increased protection A cett ef living allowance clause in the old contract will be included in the new pact The nine cents an hour presently paid as a cost of living allow ance will be incorporated into the base rates of the new con tract The contract agreement is subject to ratification by mem bers of the two unions division of Armour 1 Malaysia emergency is ed interventions in our private economic lives Assailing Johnsons handling of the Selective Service pro gram Gotdvater declared Republicans understand that the military forces need trained volunteers who make the mili tary service a career Republicans understand that the purpose of the military BARRY Continued on Page 2 an in the Labis area 105 miles southeast of this capital of Malaysia The ministry said one mem ber of the security forces was killed and another wounded the first Malaysian casualties The government accused Communist or Indonesian pro vocateurs of trying to incite fresh race rioting between Chi nese and Malays in Singapore to divert attention from the air borne strike Rahman told a news confer ence the state of emergency to go into effect Friday is de signed to help the government deal with Malaysians acting as Indonesian agents Under the emergency per sons found in illegal posses sions of arms and explosives would face the death sentence Rahman also announced his government has asked the UN Security Council to take up what Malaysia has labeled na ked aggression by Indonesia Asked to clarify his warning about a major invasion by In donesia Rahman referred to the order of President Sukarno n Wednesday canceling all eaves for members of the armed forces This was indicative of threat of further landings Rahman told reporters Inside The Globe insurance EVERYONE cooks pood at Knosbys Page 6 but Sotiety news 47 Lake news Meson City news Editor North news Classified pages 151M7 AUTHORS WIDOW DIES ST PAUL Minn Marion NIMBUS VIEWS RUSSIA The border between Russia and Afghanistan is shown in this photograph made by the Nimbus I weather satellite The AmuDarya River is shown starting at upper left and glaciers from the west ern edge of the Tyana Shaw Mountains are in lower portion NASA said The Samarkand area is shown in upper cen ter reportedly talked Red guards into escape Laos formed sources said Thursday Lt Charles F Klusmann US Navy Pilot shot down in Com munist territory last June made his escape by talking five of his guards into fleeing with him They also said he was held at p r ocommunist Pathet Lao headquarters at Khang Khay near the Plaine DCS Jarres 110 miles north of Vientiane Previ ous accounts had indicated he htd been held in Southern Laos close to the frontier of Thailand The Navy announced Tuesday that the San Diego Calif pilot shot down June 6 had arrived n Thailand But it gave no de ails of his escape He is now back home in San Diego This is the account given by source of his Lhe informed escape Using sign Klws nann persuaded Pathet Lao gua five of his to escape days moving up into the forest ed hills north of thePlaine Des Jarres On the third night they hid in an abandoned hut in the forest Four of the guards went out to look for food and were captured by other Pathet Lao Ktusmenn and the remaining Pathet Lao guard went on walk ing through the forest Finally they reached the village of Bouan Long occupied by friend ly Meo tribesmen north of the Plaine A Meo runner set out from the village to the headquarters of Gen Vang Phao head of the Meo tribesmen who fight the Pathet Lao Vang Phao sent help back to Bouan Long and from there Klusmann made his way to freedom The escape appears to be an other payoff for an escape school the Navy opened after the Korean War Would boost benefits Attached to Social Security WASHINGTON W TheSen te Thursday passed the bill es ablishing a health care pro ram for the elderly under So ial Security and increasing ash payments for all those now n the benefit rolls TheTroll call vote wis 60 to 28 The measure bafck the House setting the stage or a dramatic battle to tryUo nact the health program at this ession The House did not jn lude it in its origiharbilJ President Johnson was bejng irged by backers pro ram to do everything in his powerto try to get the House oriferees to go along with at asti some of the health plan As itpassed the Senate the bill would increase Social Se urity benefitsby more tiUion split about evenly be ween health care and higher Vash benefits itwould boost taxes for the systemI by about billion to a total of billion About IImillion persons over 55 would be eligible for the health benefits in The provision covers persons not un der Social Security as wen as those twho are r h The would hospitalitatoon nursing carer outpatient diagnostic serv ices and home health visits s a version of a proposal that has been before Congress for more than a dozen years About 20 million persons now drawing Social Security retire ment survivor and disability checks would receive increases under the bill The increasein thebasic in dividual retirement benefits pro vided by the measure is a month establishing a new of to Earlier Thursday the Senate defeated 6423 a proposed Sen WinstonL routy Rvt to raise the nun mum monthly Social Security retirement pay from the pres ent to K Kennedy quits cabinet post WASHINGTON tARobert V Kennedy said Thursday he has as attorney general the first member of President Johnsons cabinetto do so After a meeting at the House with Johnson Kennedy stepped microphones in a White House driveway and P news coo from resisting methods of Com to and cajoled in an effort to get them to sign propaganda state ments And theyre run through strenuous physical ordeals in mock course on torture Training is focused on escape through Asian territory and in eludes instruction on identifying edible plants insects and snails as wefl as how to use the star as a guide and to take cover during the day months ago at the Navys Sur vival Evasion Resistance and Escape School known as SERE Navy pilots are run through the school before they go to sea duty Training is based on Communistmethods of prisoners in Korean War camps according to Lt Cmdr Ben Cloud Klusmanns commanding officer CITDC X TO CALIFORNIA SERE are imtnictod LOS ANGELES VBoWw on a wide range of topics Bakercontroversial FrAm rt J he had resigned Kennedy is the Democratic candidate for the Senate in New the SAME Ask FBI aid in bombings CHICAGO AP Frightened head of the Senate CHICAGO AP restaurant owners have called 1213 for federal action to halt the 2V4 year assault on Chicago busi nesses by arsonists and bom Mrs who have caused mil ion damage Laurence Buckmaster execu Sen John L McClellan DArk Senate Rackets Committee to reopen hearings into the wave of restaurant at tacks The committee investi gated an earlier outbreak of restaurant fires in 1958 The latest victim of the ter rorists Joseph Wilkos whose restaurant was bombed Tues day night also called for feder al assistance The bombing of Wilkos res k laurant was the 74th unsolved bombing or arson fire in the Chicago area in the last 32 months For Wilkos it wasthe third time in three months that one of his chain of restaurants has been bombed Wilkos 60 said he telephoned Rep Harold Collier RI1I in Washington to ask the FBI to investigate When the FBI gets into something they get to the hot torn of it he said I think that if they would investigate this could the In Washington Collier the situation readied a pouit where the FBI shooed te in on it Local officials pianned to tm special trawl Jury to investigate the Imatefs Statia Attonity Daaiel P Ward said that WiUun would he ooe of the first witnesses   

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