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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 23, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that makes a I North I o wans neighbors Edition voc MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 23 i Paper ConslsU at Two One Auocltted Preu Full LCIM WirM Federal highway officials Favor Mason route Chinese mystery territory Where bomb border exist FBI finds no security lag Miller challenges E D I TORS NOTE A sparselypopulated area in China called Sinkiang in the news First the Red Chinese tested their first bomb in that area Sec ondly it has been the site of many serious border conflicts with Russia Following is a description of the mysterious area which is twoandahalf times larger than Texas By ARNOLD BEICHMAN New York Herald Tribune News Service HONG KONG northwest China lies the mysterious Sin kiang region a land of deserts and sand dunes towering mountains and windbitten passes unexplored rivers and Jenkins admits offenses WASHINGTON AP The FBI says it has conducted an extensive oft Wal ter W Jenkins found no evidence that President John sons top aide for 25 years com promised the security or inter ests of the United States in any manner Jenkins resigned at Johnsons request on Oct 14 after it Be came public knowledge that the special presidential assistant had been arrested at the YMCA here on morals charges in 1959 and again last Oct 7 In reporting to Johnson Thursday night on the investiga tion he had ordered the FBI said today It found that Jenkins had imited association with some Sinkiangs more than 650000 individuals who are alleged to trackless plains and mushrooming cities square miles are sparsely in habited by seven million peo ple mostly nonChinese herds men and small farmers who are being systematically exter culturally or physi Communist China Facing the Sinkiang region to the north and west is the So viet Union It is along this Sino Soviet border 900 miles long that one sees the meaning of the cold war between Peking and Moscow Along this block aded frontier there is no pre tense that this is just an ideo logical estrangement between two socalled socialist coun tries Up in that nomans land there is no hurling of resolu tions and thsses in the name oi MarxismLeninism Moscow claims that during he past two years there have been more than 10000 Chinese instigated frontier incidents Peking in turn has counter charged that Moscow is con ducting largescale subversive activities against Chinese domination of Sinkiang Little is known today about Sinkiang where Genghis Khan and Tamerlane once ruled For eign travelers are forbidden to enter this closely guarded terri tory and Soviet consulates were ordered closed by the Chi nese two years ago Enough however seeps through to the expert C h Ln awatchers in Hong Kong for some useful surmises about the seemingly unresolvable duel between the two Communist powers and its be or who admittedly arc sex deviates but there is no infor mation reported to indicate he ever had improper acts with them Jenkins admitted having engaged ihthe indecerit actsfor which he was arrested in 1959 and 1964 He said that he had not known Andy Choka with whom he was arrested on Oct 7 He told the FBI no attempt had ever been made to compro mise or blackmail him Jenkins said he was enticed by the arresting officer in 1959 and his mind was befuddled by fatigue alcohol physical illness and lack of food at the time of the Oct 7 arrest The President has said that until the Jay he asked Jenkins to resign he had no information that would have led him to question the personal conduct ol his aide There was no immediate com ment on the report of the FBI Photofax BETTER THAN KISSING BABIES Demo cratic vice presidential nominee Hubert H Humphrey greets Joan Kennedy wife of Mass Sen Edward M Kennedy witha kiss on the cheek before making a speech in Boston investigation from WALTER JENKINS Lay down his life White House The Jenkins arrests Pulitzer winner lowan dead at 78 Doubts probes validity CAMDEN NJ AP Rep William E Miller challenged riday the Federal Bureau of In estigation report that its in quiry turned up nothing to show hat Walter Jenkins had com iromised the security interests of the United Stales No man can say today that there has been a leak or there was not the Republican vice presidential nominee told a jreakfast rally here Miller also assailed President Johnsons foreign policy declar ing it brings us closer to war through accommodation and blindness Miller indicated as he opened a motorcade tour of New Jer sey that he would continue to make a campaign issue of Jenk ins arrests on morals charges and resignation as a top White House aide to Johnson I Jenkins was arrested on moralscharge in Washington in 1959 and again earlier this month Airport location backed Report from US bureau By ROBERT H SPIEGEL GlobeGazette Editor Rex M Whitton of Washing ton DC federal highway ad ministrator told the GlobeGa zette late Thursday that the US Bureau of Public Roads favors the Mason City route for Interstate This is the route passing near the Mason City Municipal Air port that has been advanced by the Mason City Committee forInterstate 35 Whitton who was in Iowa to dedicate a portion of Interstate Highway 80 said On the basis of information now submittedthe US Bureau f Public Roads is unwilling to approve the west line through Iowa The west line paralleling future course There is little question that SINKIANG Continued on Page 2 Hoovers body goes to Capitol WASHINGTON body of Herbert Clark Hoover was brought to Washington Friday to permit the nation to pay its final respects to its 31st presi dent President Johnson was wait ing at Union Station when the train bearing Hoovers caske arrived from New York The President spoke briefly with Hoovers two sons anc their wives before the caske have become an issue in the presidential election campaign and Dean Burch Republican national chairman has chargc COLUMBIA Mo Dr Frank Luther Mott 78 dean emeritus of the University of Missouri School Journalism and Pulitzer Prize winning au thor died Friday at a Columbia hospital Mott in ill health several years had been in the hospital since the death of his wife last Sept 13 He was dean of the journalism school from 1942 until he retired n 1951 Mott won the Pulitzer Prize n 1939 for Volumes II and III of History of American Maga zines Four volumes were pub lished and he was working on Volume V when he entered the hospital Mott was born in Keokuk County Iowa near the town of What Cheer His father David of Chicago and received his Photofax RESCUED FROM Rescue squadworkers cut away the cloth ling of Albert St Thomas 39of Racine him to breathe after a he was pulled f rbm about25feet into the tankfromthe roof had been disniarttlingthe tank He is the secondworkman in a month to fall into thetanks The Globes Iowa Line Iwc ttftance wire for tfcla bachelors degree in 1907 Meanwhile said Miller Jen kins had access to highly secret1 information and we find outi that he was not even cleared for security as were many othj ers even still and now in and around the White House When a reporter asked Miller whether he was directly chali lenging the validity of the FBli report issued Thursday Miller vors By JAMESROWENS After that he worked with his father as coeditor of the Mar engo Iowa Republican and in 1914 became editor and publish er of the Grand Junction lowa Globe replied that he was What have they got except Jenkins statement he told a reporter later Miller said earlier that the iJohnson administration failed to I The Iowa Congress of Parents and Teachers Friday went on In 1917 he went to Columbia recognize that the Soviet Un University in New York where1 ons new inev tably will take a tougher line the President with covcrini the first arrest he obtained masters and doc FRANK L MOTT Born in Keokuk Charles Mott published the What Cheer Patriot a weekly newspaper Later when the elder Mott upjwas editor of the Tipton Iowa Advertiser Dr Mott then 10 The report which FBI Direc or J Edgar Hoover sent to ohnson and acting Ally Gen icholas Katzenbach said Jenk ns had been cleared on security hecks in 1956 1957 and 1958 Hoover said Jenkins told the BI he would lay down his life icfore he would disclose any nformation that would damage he best interests of the United States Jenkins 46 and the father of ix was placed in George Wash ngton University Hospital by Dr Charles Thompson the day he arrests became public cnowledgc He remains hospi alizcd was removed from the train for a slow procession to the Capi tol a half mile away The sealed casket is on pub lie view in the rotunda of th Capitol until Saturday after noon resting on the same cata falque that bore the bodies o Abraham Lincoln and John F Kennedy It will then be flown to Iowa for Hoovers burial Sunday in his native state Among the scores of family friends arriving on the funeral train were former vice presi dent Richard M Nixon and his wife pears old learned to set type by hand His lasting interest in magazines was fostered when as a youth he arrangedand in dexed a large collection of mag azines which his father kept in lis office as editor of the Au dubon Iowa Republican He attended Simpson College Indianola Iowa for three years 190306 working as newspaper reporter to help pay his way He transferred to the University ors degrees He taught at Mar quand School for Boys in Brook yn NY He returned to Simpson as srofessor of English in 1919 and joined the University of Iowa English Department in 1921 In 1939 he was awarded an honorary Litt D Degree by Simpson and two years later Boston University bestowed the LHD Degree upon him He was named professor of journalism and director of the School of Journalism at the Uni versity of Iowa in 1927 Under his direction the Iowa journal MOTT Continued on Page 2 and that Britains new govern ment has a soft outlook toward Red China and Russia The Republican vice presiden tial nominee also contended the administration did not under stand that the United States was about to be forced deeper in the war in South Viet Nam Inside The Globe CITY PLANNERS offer new street proposal Page 13 SAMPLE BALLOT for record in favor of the propor ionate sharing program which las been proposed for state aid or public elementary and sec ondary schools The nearly 500 voting dele gates gave their backing to the ilan with only a few dissenting votes as the group tackled Iowa egislative matters The proportionate sharing plan calls for the state to pay 40 per cent of total local school costs in Iowa The exact percentage going to any one school distric would be varied according to Nov 3 election 14 Page district wealth however as determined by property sale values The organization representing PTA groups across the state also gave its support to legisla lion that will make possible Uv of area program tin education On both the state aid and arc programming items the pro grams supported were on mo lions from the floor and deviate from the legislative program cent state support basis would ost about million a year state funds on the basis of resent perpupil spending million more than resent state aid While the amount received er district would vary accord ig to wealth no district would et less than 10 per cent of its lementary and high school osts from the state and none ould get more than 70 per cent rom the state Most districts would receive about the 40 per ent and pay 60 per cent from ocal taxes The Iowa Congress of Parents nd Teachers legislative pro gram recommendations pointw items as moved by Mrs Ralp West Davenport chairman Clear Lake news 3 the congress legislative commi Editorials 4 tcc Television news Tnc Ori6inal motion on stat Comics 7 aid had called for an increas Society news i Sports news 1011 Latest markets 12 of thcr of Mason City news 1213 state funds Classified pages 1617 The proportionate sharing pU North Iowa news 11 adopted instead with its 40 pc in state financial aid to schoo provide at least 24 per cen r education fro that property tax is the chie ource of public education rev enue This no longer is an indica ion of ability to pay the group said Believing that all children n all areas of the state are en tied to quality educa onal opportunities we feelit sthe responsibility of the state o broaden thetax base arid in rease its share of arryirig the burden of financ ng education in the state of owa the program adopted aid The support for the propor ionate sharing plan of doing hiswas on a motion by James Spencer Davenport The original motion on area education called for support of egislation for area education districts In connection with that was a statement pointing out proposals for a statewide system of area districts to pro vide educational leadership and services intermediate between the state and local districts That system was also sug gested as the legal framework PTA Continued on Page 2 Highway 69 has been favored by the engineers of th e Iowa Highway Commission Basically wefavor the MasonCity route because of the greater service it can render to a large population center said Whitton Whitton s a i d no agreement has been reached as yet with engineers of the Iowa Highway Commission but added We always approach an area of the attitude that agreement can be reached The engineers are try ingto get together We hope they can The US Bureau of Public Ike satisfactory after a night in the hospital WASHINGTON AP For mer President Dwight D Ei senhower is making satisfactory progress Friday after a night of rest in Walter Reed General Hospital for a painful cough and throat irritation Admitted Thursday to guard against complications the five It aint kosher The FBI said its investigation covered the full scope of Mr Jenkins life from his early years in Texas to the present time and that more than 500 persons including current and former neighbors business associates social acquaintances and school classmates were interviewed Dill covers picklers with relish North Iowa Weather outlook Fair through Saturday Con tinued cool Friday night lows in upper 24s Warmer Satur highs around M Weather Details on Page 2 By JOE DILL AP Pickle Writer CHICAGO AP A person named Dill should never attend a convention of pickle packers The temptation is really too much Miss Pickle and Mr Mustard also were there but Mrs Bur ger couldnt attend Come on get off it said one pickle man after reading the newsmans name tag No body named Dill would come to a pickle convention It just aint kosher he add ed I can see you arc covering this assignment with relish someone quipped H was the annual convention of Pickle Packers International Inc Thursday night a jolly group which takes sour delight in belittling its profession Is that name for real asked a man from Minnesota How are you connected with the pickle business When told that the newsman not only wasnt involved with pickles but couldnt stand the taste of them Bill Moore pickle packer secretary of St Charles said Its psychological You dont like pickles because of your name Some bystander suggested a pickle plan to develop a taste and suggested that Miss Pickle might help Miss Pickle is actually Miss Jane Phillips of suburban DCS Plaincs a svelte petite yourig lady who tours the country in a pickle dress The newsman admitted she could solve the problem Donald L Mustard of Elgin III an insurance broker was asked for a comment but he said only I dont like to spread it on too thick One pickle man suggested naming the newsmans first offspring brine Masculine name he said The newsman noticed that a huge table of beforedinner appetizers was lacking one thing Pickles star general was resting in bed not restricted to doctors reported in a morning briefing Lt Gen Leonard D Heaton Army surgeon general and Ei enhowers chief physician is ued this statement Gen Eisenhowers tempera ure is normal and he is mak ng satisfactory progress Although Eisenhower is not having visitors his wife Ma mie is keeping in touch with he situation spokesmen said Usual medications are being administered and the doctors are urging their patient to drinfc quantities of fluids as part of he standard treatment for the painful wracking cough and sore throat that brought the ormer president to the hospi al Thursday Roads which furnished90 per cent of interstate highway costs must approve interstate routes by state highway commissions The Iowa HighwayCommis sion has called for a full report on the route at its Nov 4 meet ing Harry Bradley Jr commis sion chairman has said the commission will act promptly once it has all the recommend ations before jit Bureau Public Roadsjjffi cials will continue to Iowa Highway gineeers in areas of difference prior to the Nov 4 meeting Whitton said costs are be ing examined The federal high way act also calls for consider ation of service of population areas service to defense air ports such as the Mason City Municipal Airport and recogni lion of economic factors in the area officials have said The Nov 4 meeting should produce details of the exact al ternate route Top Russian China expert to Peking MOSCOW Sus lov top Kremlin expert on Red China was missing Friday from public functions and rumors cir culated he is heading a mission to Peking Sustov did not appear with other Kremlin leaders at the funeral of Marshal Sergei Bir yuzov chief of the Soviet Gen eral Staff who perished in a plane crash in Belgrade Yugo slavia Monday Suslov has been ranked just behind party leader Leonid Bre zhnev and Premier Alexei Ko sygin in the Kremlin hierarchy Rumors that he had COM to Peking circulated among mats in Moscow w   

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