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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 25, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Homt MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors VOL 98 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 25 1960 7c a Copy paper Consists of Four GecUonsScclion De r program nearm Expect Cuba to walk out Peacemaking try fails SAN JOSE Costa Riea atin American foreign mini Its an honor suh as US ATHLETES PARADE FOR GAMES OPENING to new Olympic Stadium Flag is borne by U S delegation in the opening day parade at Johnson of Kingsburg Calif top U S entry in the Olympic Games crosses Milvio Bridge in Rome on way decathlon Popularity of Nixon growing Independents GQP like him By KENNETH FINK Princeton Research Service PRINCETON N J How popular is Richard M Nixon with rank and file Republicans and independents the two groups that hold his fate in their hands next November in so far as the nations highest office is concerned Judging from the results of a survey completed within the last 10 days with citizens eligible to vote and who consider them selves either Republicans or in dependents the vice president is a very popular candidate Todays findings show that more than 9 out of every 10 Re publicans questioned say they approve of having Nixon as this years GOP nominee AT THE SAME TIME nearly 7 out of every 10 independents talked to in the survey also said they approved of Nixon as the 1960 GOP nominee When rank and file registered or otherwise eligible to vote adult citizens who said they con ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES BERLIN One of the top brains of the Bast German aircraft industry Manfred Gerlach 55 has confessed to betrayingsecrets of Communist jet air craft production to West Germany East German au thorities announced FT BRAGG N C Military officials blamed turbulent winds and a navigational error for causing 37 paratroopers taking part in a massive jump to receive injuries when they fell into wooded areas EAST CHICAGO Ind The locomotives and 11 cars of a New York Central passenger train left the rails and skidded half a mile along the rightof way injuring 23 persons CARBONDALE III A tall young gunman kidnaped Mary Roberts an attractive 17yearold blonde waitress from a lovers lane in a wooded wild life refuge and shot and wounded her boy friend LOS ANGELES A Polaris missile has made a first and highly successful un der its own power The fleet submar ine missile has previously been shot from under wa ter by compressed air then ignited in the air Lake girf drowns at CLEAR LAKE Ann Bernice Erickson 11 daughter of Mr and Mrs Glenn E Erickson Clear Lake Route 1 drowned Thursday morning in a lake at Racine Wis according to word received here The girls sister Ruth 13 also went under but was revived by the rescue squad which worked over her for a half hour It tried for an hour to revive Ann The girls were at the beach with their parents on Racines north side They were visiting Mrs Ericksons mother The beach was closed to swim jming the rest of the day At the time of the accident at the su pervised beach the water was peac Castr sidered themselves Republicans were asked the following ques tion Would you say that you ap prove or disapprove of having Vice President Nixon as the 1960 GOP nominee for the presi dency These were the results Registered Republicans Only Eligible to Vote Approve y2 Disapprove 7 No opinion 15 And when people in all walks of life who classified themselves as Independents were asked the same question this was the way they answered Registered Independents Only Eligible tc Vote Approve 69 Disapprove 26 No opinion 5 TODAYS FSNDINGS do not necessarily mean that all those who approve of having Nixon as the 1960 GOP standard bear er will vote for him come Nov 8 They do however mean that high proportions of the people whose votes Richard Nixon must have if he is to win have no ob jections to his being the Repub lican nominee The overwhelming Republican vote of approval is also one more indication that Nixon is the solid choice of his party rank and file For example in every 2 killed but Iowa driver escapes MABEL Minn UPI The headon collision of a car anc semi trailer truck near this southeastern Minnesota com munity late Wednesday claimed two lives Dead are Romi Rom mes 47 and his wife Bella both of Mabel Their car hit a truck driven by Harold Aebes Bancroft Iowa Aebes was nol injured Gas tank explosion fatal to boy 12 COUNCIL BLUFFS Eddie Peterson 12 died Thursday of burns suffered when he and two companions were sprayed with flaming gasoline after a fuel drum exploded in a backyard Wednesday evening On the inside 2Minute Mystery Page 3 Editorials 4 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Clear Lake News 1011 Society News 121314 Sports 1516 North Iowa News 20 Comics 24 Forest fire in Nevada encircled RENO Nev fighters Thursday predicted swift vic ory over a orest fire that has blackened 35000 acres of High Sierra tim erlands about 50 miles west of here in the past six days Some 200 men backed by borate lombing planes and bulldozers loped to ring the Donner Ridge then switch to the of ensive choppy The Ericksons farm southeast of Clear Lake The family is ex pected to arrive back home late Friday ters Thursday opes of serving makers between Fidel and the United States There were1 growing indica tions that Cuba would take walk as the Organization o American States meeting of foi eign ministers began draftin a resolution condemning for particularly Commi in the Wester Hemisphere Castro rushed a special en voy here with a message to th Cuban delegation after hurlin defiance at the OAS in a speee Wednesday and pledging friend ship with the Soviet Union an Red China DIPLOMATS OF other Lsti American nations said th bearded Prime Minister ha pulled the rug from under thei efforts to get him to accept th good offices of neighbor na tions in settling his bitter batlli with the United States Castros remarks were gen erally taken to mean that the Cuban delegation would wall out of the conference but Cu ban Foreign Minister Raul Ro was expected to deliver i sharp attack on the United States before making his exit Roa promised a reply to the charge by US Secretary of State Christian A Herter tha Cuba has become communisms Hillbilly no insult i SPRINQFIELD Mo Judge JusHn Ruark revoked Lowell Moores divorce Wednesday and ruled it is not an in tolerable indignity to be called a hillbilly Its a compliment said the judge who has lived all of hi 59 years in the Oiark Mountains An Ozark hillbilly is an individual who has learned the real luxury of doing without the entangling complications of things which the dependent and overpressured city dweller is required to consider as necessities he said The hillbilly is not familiar with new models soirees or office politics but he does have the time and surroundings con ducive to sober reflections and honest thought and an opportun ity to get closer to his God Moore lives on an Oiark farm about 35 miles south of Springfield A Circuit Court judge granted him a divorce from Minnie Moore on grounds she was bossy and domineering in abandoned terfered with Moores fishing and stock trading and called his beachhead in the Americas with the aim to overthrow every CHANCE of RAIN Barbara Powers has an hour alone with flier North Iowa Scattered showers and thunderstorms Thursday night lows near 70 Gener ally fair Friday highs 8085 cloudiness Thursday night with scattered showers and thunderstorms northeast lows near 70 west to t h e lower 70s southeast Generally fair Friday cooler northwest highs near 80 northwest to the upper 80s southeast Further outlook Partly cloudy slightly cooler Saturday Minnesota Showers continued warm Highs Friday in 70s other government in the hemi sphere by force HERTER CALLED on the ministers to vigorously con demn Soviet and other Com munist intervention in our af fairs and clearly indicate our great concern over Cubas tol eration and encouragement of such intervention Roa shifted uneasily in his seat as Herter was applauded after a blistering 35minute speech denouncing the Castro regime A dozen other foreign ministers joined with the Amer ican secretary in condemning foreign meddling in the hemi spheres affairs although sev eral expressed sympathy for the Cuban revolution relatives hillbillies Mrs Moore appealed 1o the Court of Appeals Real dynamite Old Granddad blows its top LaCROSSE Wis UPI Authorities took a nip of 01 Granddad Thursday and the stuff was dynamite Engineers set off worth of blasting powder bcneat 150 tons of rock and a hunk of this citys top tourist attractio fell safely 100 feet to a ledge below A chunk of rock as big as a house had become a safety has ard The city playing it safe had taken out insurance unti blasting was done at a premium payment but all wen well Twenty policemen and 22 aux iliary policemen cordoned of the area and held hundreds o spectators back Police di rccted families in 15 nearby houses to move out and aboul 20 other families left at blast me just to be on the safe side The blasting became neces sary after heavy rains loosened More showers in forecast across Iowa More showers and possibly ad ditional severe thunderstorms were in store for some places in A heavy weather warning wasithe section of the 1172 foot high ssued for northwest Iowa and Minnesota Locally damaging survey conducted over the last 12 months Nixon was the over whelming choice of rank and file Republicans At the same time Nixon has always been the No 1 choice for the lop spot on the GOP ticket among rank and file in dependents in every survey made MOSCOW Pow ers had a final secret meeting Wednesday with her husband Francis Gary Powers her lawyers disclosed Thursday The young couple was left completely alone behind the closed door of his prison cell for more than an hour It was the first privacy they had had since before he left Turkey for his May Day U2 flight over the Soviet Union which touched off an explosive situation internationally and led him to a 10year sentence for espionage Barbara is much brighter now than weve seen her for some time said attorney Frank Rogers of Roanoke Va Rogers and lawyerAlexan der Parker Richmond Va also told newsmen they had been unable to get satisfactory receipts for Barbaras mercy petition to Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev when it was delivered Consequently they said they took it away with them and mailed it from a postal box in a downtown hotel The two lawyers had gone to Brezhnevs office to dejiver a short handwritten letter from Barbara begging the So viet President to arrange a reduction in the 10year sen tence given Powers last week for espionage Barbara already had asked Soviet Premier Nikita Khrush chev vacationing in Yalta to grant her an interview Unless a meeting is arranged with Khrushchev or Brezhnev she will leave Moscow Friday for Paris GlobeGazette weather up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum data 77 69 73 90 70 REACHES AFRICA DAKAR Senegal UPI W Averell Harriman arrived in Senegal Thursday to start an African factfinding tour for Sen John F Kennedy the Democra tic presidential nominee Cancer proves fatal to Dr Herman Bundesen CHICAGO Herman N Bundesen 78 president of the Chicago Board of Health since 1931 and nationally known health authority died of cancer Thursday in Wesley Memorial Hospital Dr Bundesen who had been in public office since he joinec the Health De p a rtment in 1914 had been h o s p italizec since April 11 ftr Bunde sen who first served as city commission e r of health from 1922 to 1927 vinds can be expected from 4 m to 10 pm Thursday along nd 60 miles either side of a line rom Sioux City to the Twin A thunderstorm struck south es Moines Wednesday night ith such fury that trees were ippled lights went out and mo trists were stopped in their acks rather than brave blind g sheets of rain However only about half an inch of rain fell in the halfhour storm Other points had heavy rain Ocheyedan had 208 inches Iowa Falls 201 Popejoy 92 Dumont 88 and Charles City 53 Clear Lake had a good shower out Ma bluff city on the east edge of the The Burlington Railroad tracks were immediately below the loosened section but au thorities were afraid the chunk might bounce and roll into the homes as it fell Old Granddad is a rock for mation which dominates the craggy face of Granddads Bluff overlooking this Missis sippi River city A 6400pound Pay bill downfall likely Conservatives in charge FROM OUR WIRE SEEVICES WASHINGTONThe conserv a livecontrolled House rules committee nudged Sen John F Kennedys minimum pay bill oward almost certain doom Thursday as the Democratic nominees legisla tive program neared a general collapse The committee also killed off remaining faint hope for pasr sage at the current shirttail session of a federal school aid of the key meas ures Kennedy forces had hoped to shove through before adjourn ment The powerful rules group at a closed session approved a reso ution under which Kennedys Senateapproved minimum wage neasure now can be sent to a HouseSenate conference com mittee along with a much more restrictive version previously approved by the House ITS MEMBERS had been as ured in advance that the con erence group would be under onservative control and that chat Kennedy considers essen ial features of the Senate bill ill not be approved Kennedy already had taken a eking on his proposal that cal care for the aged be anccd through the Social Se urity program The Senate cuttlcd this in favor of a re tricted plan for medical help r old folks who are needy Democratic housing bills also ppeared to have gone down the rain Democratic leaders were lick g their wounds mapping a sal vage operation and planning a quick windup of the postcon vention session The Senate bill would hike the minimum Wage from to hourly and extend coverage to Iti VV r QgC piece of Old Granddad brokejabout four million more work T i son City received only a trace Boop died Wednesday loose several weeks ago rolled down the bluff and narrowly missed a babys bedroom OLD LYME Conn Wal lace Vincent Clark 63 who was the original cartoon voice of Popeye the Sailor and Betty ers The House bill would pro vide for an hour and cover age for a million additional em ployes Kennedys running ate leader Lyndon B Johnson said Labor Day still is his goal for adjournment Johnson ac cused Republicans of obstruc tionism andwas Cook County coron er from 1927 a widely known 1959396 BUNDESEN to 1931 was authority on baby care and a nationally syndicated writer on icalth subjects A health column written by Dr Bundesen long has been a feature of the GlobeGazettes editorial page NO PLACE FOR A COPFEARING ning helicopter and launches New York City police men patrol the waters off Coney Island on the look but for sharks The submachine guncarrying1 harbor police went on shark hunt following scare arising from attack on a swimmer off Sea Girt N J No sharks were sighted and swimmers at New York beaches had their usual fun KEY DEMOCRATS denied hey had thrown in the towel They promised passage of half aloaf legislation on medical I care and they still intended to enact a moderate increase in the minimum wage with some expansion of its coverage Kennedy already had de nounced such compromise bills as hopelessly inadequate He planned to take the issues to the voters he said Johnson talking to newsmen conceded that progress on mini mum wage housing education and medical care bills would not satisfy everybody But he said we have resolved the questions we came here to resolve The House rules committee acted on the minimum wage bill Thursday by an 8 to 3 vote after ts conservative majority served notice it would block any action on this issue unless other re maining school abandoned No move was made at the losed session to contest this virtual ultimatum members re ported No move was made to evive the school bill which the ommittee blocked some time DICK LEADS EATON RAPIDS Mich UPI Vice President Richard Nixon s leading Sen John Kennedy in sundae presidential poll at fillers Ice Cream Parlor Mil Is keeping track of sales of s featured Dick and Jack tndaes Thus far Dick has 54 votes and Jack 32 ;