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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 1, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TH THAT AIL H O T H H S H HOME EDITION VOL LXII Associated and United ruu LMM CePU Copy QWA WEDNESDAY I MASON CITY DOLLAR DAYS Thursday Friday and Saturday Paper Consists ol Four On ixon Is Perfectly Ike H Victory Likely for Stevenson More Is Returned to Post Lex Hawkins Is Lone Dissenter DES MOINES MVIowa Demo crats headed toward the Novem ber general election Wednesday following a lively state conven tion at which a move to oust Jake More as state chairman fizzled out At the end of Tuesdays ses sions thc Harlan attorney who has headed the party since 1941 was reelected by the new State Committee The lone dissenter among the 16 committee members was Lex Hawkins Des Moines who had sought to succeed More How ever More alone was nominated for the chairmanship Hawkins did not vote for him Hawkins defeated Clyde E Herring Des Moines a More backer for 5th District commit teemari Opponents of More asserted the partys only substantial victories since the 30s were in 1948 when Harry S Truman carried Iowa and Guy M Gillette was elected to the Senate The convention heard a keynote address by Sen Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota candi date for Democratic vice presi dential nominee who followed the Truman give em hell pat tern The delegates also adopted aj general election campaign plat form Among other things it Condemned the proposal of a special session to increasec taxes advocated election of the governor and lienutenant gover nor and appointment of other ex ecutive officers by the governor opposed executive orders to put Iowa on a war mobilized basis by calling out national guardsmen to patrol highways favored reap portionment of the Legislature through a constitutional amend ment and proposed establish ment of an urban road depart ment within the State Highway The committee reelected Beno na Young Bloomfield as vice chairman Mrs Jack White Iowa City secretary and Henry Jans sen Eldora treasurer The convention attended by about persons compared with the qualified delegates IHOLE IN SHOE EMBLEM Adiai mg up at a campaign poster duringa press conference in Chicago Wednesday displays in the lapel of his coat an emblem in the form of a shoe with a hole in it It is reminiscent of the 1952 presidential campaign when a photographer took his picture showing his shoes m need of repair Now he hopes Sen Kefauvers with drawal from the Democratic race will save him some shoe leather at least Kefauver Action Spurs Drive WASHINGTON Ufc Sen Estes Kefauvers withdrawal appeared Wednesday to have cinched Ad Jai E Stevensons chances to win the Democratic presidential nom ination again on an early conven tion ballot Gov Averell Harriman of New York however maintained a show of confidence and some of his backers contended that his prospects had been improved de spite Kefauvers appeal to his supporters to switch to Steven son Kefauver in a surprise move withdrew from the race late Tuesday and said that in the in erest of Democratic unity and victory he would support steven son at the party convention open ing in Chicago a week from Mon day Stevenson said in Chicago he shares Kefauvers hope that we Democrats united by a common purpose can soon close ranks and get on with this fateful cam paign Harriman said in New York hat Kefauvers withdrawal clears the air and he added His delegates are now free ve asked them to join me in the cause I stand for Many have al ready told me they will do Harriman contended he will gei more than half the delegates who had been pledged to Kefauver Michael H Prendergast New York Democratic state chairman Undertones From Demo Primary Still in Evidence at State Convention By ROBERT HOCAN jStandard bearer this year as henomination from Plummcr and one of Harrimans campaign managers said the New York governors prospects are bright er than The many supporters of Sen Kefauver who backed him for the nomination will now be for Gov Prendergast said Stevenson himself made no pre dictions but his campaign mana ger James A Finnegan said Ke fauvers withdrawal created a very strong chance that Steven son will be nominated on the first Several other supporters of the former Illinois governor Strike Hits Aluminum Industry NEW YORK j One union started a strike against the na tioris two biggest aluminum pro ducers Wednesday But a second union held off another threatenec walkout against the same twi giant firms The United Steelworkers o America called a strike of workers at Aluminum Co o America and Reynolds Metals Co plants across the nation Th walkout began shortly after mid night in a wage contract dispute Meanwhile the Aluminum Workers International Union ex tended its strike deadline 24 hours until midnight Wednesday The union officially kept its members on the job at other Alcoa and Reynolds plants AWIU workers at the Cressona Alcoa plant reportedly DES MOINES four years ago was involved for More and supported him out after thc orSinzl dead tones from he June Democratic1 the move o effcct some as state chairman al midnSht Tuesday But Plummer told the caucus howlhc Umon back while primary campaign were still inj evidence at the Democratic state convention here Tuesday Lawrence Plummer Northwood attorney who lost the nomination to Hcrschel Loveless the parly selected A F McGreevy Sioux City and Mrs Walter Vaughn Clinton as presidentia electorsatIarge They will join with eight other named by districts to cast Iowas vote for the Demo cratic presidential and vice presi dential candidates should they carry the state in November S J Galvin Sheffield was named honorary convention sec retary The Democrats agricultural plank as anticipated opposed Ei administration flexible price supports and endorsed 90 per cent supports It also pro posed that livestock poultry and dairy products be given minimum price guarantees under a direct government payments system The educational platform pro posed thatemphasis be shifted from local property taxes to stale aid for public schools to the ex tent of at least 25 cent as revenues The labor plank called for le galizing union shops in labor con tracts so management and labor could decide the matter On taxes the D e mo c r a t s pledged repeal of the extra half cent sales ttx removal of the many inequitiesput into the ptate income1 tax Jaw by the last and continuance of homestead and veterans property tax exemptions SERUM CURBS ENDED WASHINGTON govern ment Wedneiday al location of Salk polio vaccine to UM ctatei and Pate Takes Stand in McKeon Case PARRIS ISLAND rine Commandant Gen Randolph Pate said Wednesday the only thing he would do to Mat thew C McKeon would be to bust him one stripe and give him a transfer for Pale offered his opinion on a Colo oft question summing up the entire of lashing rain spawned hoods in committee Plummer at the 3rd District caucus nominated Dr Sterling Barber Mason City for commit teeman to oppose incumbent Hen ry Janssen Eldora Barber had been Plummers campaign man ager in the primary and was in favor of replacing State Chairman Jake More Janssen a More sup porter defeated Barber by a 153 to 92 tally Plummer first to announce for the Democratic nomination for governor had been urged into the race by some who this week led the fight to oust the state chairman Loveless who won the said such a victory was close to a Both Stevenson and Kefauver said in response to questions there had been no deal between them Kefauyer said he is not a candi date for the vice presidential nom ination but he did not close the door to accepting it Stevenson said there are a number of qualified men accept able to him if he wins the top I include among those Sen He added that there have never been any nego lations by me with Kefauver or by anyone associated with In any event the days develop ments appeared to have washed out any lingering traces of the bitterness with which Kefauver and Stevenson assailed one an other in the heated Florida and alifornia primary campaigns The Tennessee senator said he no longer has doubts that Stev enson is capable of leading the Democrats to victory in Novem ber against the almost certain Re publican candidacy of President Eisenhower Kefauver said he was asking his backers wholeheartedly to sup port Stevenson He said he fore saw a possibility Stevenson would win the nomination on the first ballot Harriman who did not contest in any of the party preferential primaries with Stevenson and Ke fauver said The Democrats want a fighting leader and I am sure I can fill that post AP Wirephoto MEETS President Eisenhower holding his first fullscale news conference since his June operation keeps a hand on his coat front Wednes day as he answers a question at the meeting with newsmen I will not he said A suggestion that he do so came Tom Mark R Holloran of St Louis a Democratic national com mitteeman and backer of Sen tuart Symington of Missouri for he presidentia nomination If the race is Holioran ever that the issue at stake was contract continue not a persona one as far as he isj There is no AWIU concerned He said More and Flash Floods Hit in Denver Area Janssen were his close personal friends but he was interested in the idea of new membership on the state committee to bring new life to the party It was the labor vote that prompted contests in the other district caucuses In the 3rd Dr Barber himself charged that the present Democratic state central committee has been weak in not using and exploiting the strength of organized labor in In a poll of the Cerro Gordo County delegation on the Barber Janssen contest Dr Barber twice voted for his The sec ond poll of the delegation was de manded when members of the delegation charged that the first list from which the poll was made mght upper 50s Three days as not the officially certified Partly cloudy said a union official Despite the strike by the steel workers union contract talks resumed Wednesday in three York Pittsburgh and Richmond Va The USW strike hit 12 Alcoa and STleynoIds plants producing about half the nations aluminum Nine other Alcoa and 10 Reynolds mills where the AWIU has jurisdiction officially stayed in operation The Weather Mason City Cloudy and not much change in temperature through Thursday High Thurs day upper 70s Low Wednesday aid it is over there is to and thats all Holloran is a friend of former President Truman who said Ke fauvers withdrawal does not change my position of neutrality concerning the race for the nomi U S Favors Firm Stand Against Egypt Dulles Arrives at London Talks BULLETIN LONDON Unfted States Britain France Wednesday decided to callan international conference which would include the Soviet Union to discuss future of the Suez Canaf LONDON UP of State John Foster Dulles Wednes day promised American support to Britain and France for any firm measures they may take in the Suez Canal dispute But he stopped short of approving the use of force j Earlier authoritative Stassen Within Rights1 Suez Remains Great Issue FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President El senhower told a news conference Wednesday that Vice President Richard M Nixon is perfectly ac ceptible to him as a 1956 run ning mate The chief executive also said hat Harold E Stassen was com pletely within his rights as a pri vate citizen in backing someone ther than Nixon Eisenhower declined to state flatly that he wants Nixon He aid he would not presume to dictate to the R e publicanno m nating convention Other Points The President talked to a crowd of 311 reporters at his first ses sion with them since June 6 He made these other points of news 1 He believes that he will be able to serve out another four years in office if reelected He said that physically he has im proved every day since his June 9 ileitis operation 2 He said the Suez Canal crisis posed a great issue to every na tion with a sea coast He said the United States must be sure that he rights of the world are not abused On the question of the possibil y of putting the canal under in ernational control a reporter re marked that such a step might ead to suggestions by other na nation Eisenhower Given New Physical Exam In Fine Shape WASHINGTON a President Eisenhower got a new physical examination Wednesday and the White House physician reported him in fine The physician Maj Gen How ard M Snyder told newsmen that so far as the forthcoming presi dential campaign is concerned Ei senhower will be able to do just said Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden told Dulles that London and Paris were ready to go ahead on their force if neces put the canal under in ternational control To implement that possibility Britain already has alerted some of its military and naval forces for possible air and sea landings in the Suez Canal zone as an extreme U 5 Viewpoint Dulles flew to London from ons that the U S owned and perated Panama Canal be inter ationalized Eisenhower replied that condi ons in the two cases are not the sourcessame The great problem now he Washington at President Eisen howers direction to present the American viewpoint At his first meeting with Eden Dulles was quoted by informed sources as saying that the President agreed that firm measures would be justified in maintaining freedom of passage through the canal But they said Dulles stressed the use of diplomatic and eco said is to make sure that the Suez is preserved as an international waterway Doing that he added is vita to the U S economy and welfare Congress Record record of the 84th Con gress which adjourned last Fri day leaves him with mixed emo tions The performance of the lawmakers pleased him in some respects left him regretful in some and frankly disappointed him in others 4 He said he thought Stassen bis special assistant for disarma ment matters had done a very splendid job in his official role Dn the basis of his information he expected Stassen o rejoin the official family after lis leave of absence for politick ing ends Aug 21 On the vice presidency Eisen lower refused to say whether he case against McKeon McKeon is facing a genera courtmartial for leading six re cruits to death by drowning on a night disciplinary marchintoa marsh The specified charges against the 31yearold former drill instructor chiefly are invol untary manslaughter drinking on duty and oppression of recruits When asked what action he would have taken in the wake ol the drinking Pate replied I think I would have taken a stripe away from him As for the night march itself on which the men drowned Pate ob served I think I would have him transferred away for stupidity and make a note in his record book that under no conditions could he handle McKeon is being tried by a sev enman courtmartial panel which Includes six Marine officers and a Navy doctor Defense Attorney Emile Zola Berman asked Pate a hypothet ical question of whether he would consider an unscheduled march on a Sunday night apart rom the oppression of troops I wouldnt call that oppres said Pate NEUMANN CAPTURED CHICAGO Neu mann 28 wanted in the shotgun slaying of three cap ured Wednesday in an alley on Chicagos near West Denver Mountain area Wednesday leav ing hundreds homeless and mil lions of dollars property damage Hardest hit was the southern section of Denver where water ran two to three feet deep turn ing streets into streams Traffic was paralyzed in these areas and homes were inundated City officials declared an emer gency in thc stricken section and list of delegates and alternates Clem Smith New Hampton at torney in behalf of the Chickasaw delegation made an impassioned plea for the removal of More However at one point in his re marks Smith admitted that in 10 years of party work he hadnt met the state chairman This statement brought a flood of wherehaveyoubeens from egates Chickasaw County abstained rushed more than 600 regular voting for 3rd district vice auxiliary police to aid in boat chairman because it was under evacuations instructions to vote only for anti More candidates Marie Buss Denver and Eleanor Andershok Hampton had both declared themselves for More and Mrs James Dunbar who defeated Mrs Long Is Humiliated in Demo Primary f NEW ORLEANS Lou isiana congressmen threw the states politics into a spin Wednes day after humiliating Gov Earl Long with smashing victories in bids for renomination in the Democratic primary Rep T A Thompson defeated hree Longbacked candidates in he 77th Congressional Dist race and Rep Otto Passman won over wo Longsupported candidates in he 5th Victory in Tuesdays bal oting amounted to election in this state IN GOOD HANDS LOS ANGELES The Holy Family Adoption Service which last year placed 147 babies was faced with H new problem to do with four jas much as have withjnomic such as the i would be happy to run with through s jS jpartial freezing of Egyptian asChristian A Herter the Massa Thursday with scattered show y Cr ers and thunderstorms extreme south and extreme west Little change in temperature Low Wednesday night 5767 Minnesota Cloudy and showers GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 73 Minimum Tuesday night 61 At 8 Wednesday 67 Precipitation trace was alluding to thejsets ordered by the United Stateschusetts Republican governor who emergency surgery Eisenhower Tuesday underwent June 9 for reliefof A Fair Shaka of the small in In any case he said illness was an acute attack of ileitis or inflamation of a portion of the intestine The physical examination was conducted by Snyder Maj Gen Leonard D Heation commandant at Walter Reed Army Hospital here and Col Thomas W Mat tingly the hospitals chief heart specialist Egypt should be dealt with fairly in any ultimate internationalization of the canal Eden was reported to have re plied that Britain must reserve the right to take any action neces sary including military landings and naval action to remove from sole control of the is backed by Stassen The Presi dent said he did not want to dis canal Buss for the position wouldnt de clare her position In the caucus Mrs Buss heated ly challenged Mrs Dunbar to take a stand like the rest of Her efforts were in vain Kefauver Cancels State Appearance ATLANTIC UB Sen Kefauver who has announced his withdrawal as a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomina tion sent word Wednesday that he will not make his scheduled appearance at Webster City Fri day Cecil Malone chairman of the Iowa Kefauver Committee said Kefauver has advised that he is cancelling plans to meet with Iowa convention delegates and to cuss personalities beyond Nixon and that he mentioned Nixon pri marily because he now occupies the vice presidency Somewhat Paler Eisenhower in one of his rarci appearances in a double breasted suit was noticeably thinner than the last time he met reporters He seemed somewhat paier than usual but displayed vitality and a degree of tolerance as report ers peppered him with frank questions Told that some of his neighbors at Gettysburg feared for his longevity the Presiden said he was deeply grateful for their con cern but that on the basis of his own feeling and the word from his doctors he had no doubts about his ability to continue in of Ice kittens Someone left them in aaddress the Hamilton Gountv MBKlMht WWIMJIJ on UM doorstep Fair THEYLL BE BUSIER operators are going to be even busier the and Minnesota housewives will be calling Mason City Dollar Days Thursday DROWNING VICTIM MARQUETTE UP Meyers 36 Prairie au Chien drowned Tuesday in the Mis sissippi River near here when hij new boat overturned SAME DATSltSS324 Wxk moiw traffic ai M ;