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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 9, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Senators wrestle in hall Friendly match held WASHINGTON un Sens Strom Thurmond DSC and Ralph W Yarborough DTcx engaged in a wrestling match on the marble floor of a Senate office building corridor Thurs day over a question of whether to attend a committee meeting The affair began as a friendly scuffle with Yarborough at tempting to persuade Thurmond to enter the committee room ami make a quorum to consider a nomination the South Carolin ian was opposing Finally the two men both and active in the Army Re serves agreed to the wrestling match with the understanding Thurmond would enter the meeting room if he lost and that Yarborough would remain out side if he lost Thurmond appeared to be winning when the contest was broken up by Sen Warren C Magnuson DWash the Com merce Committee chairman But Yarborough insisted no de cision had been reached At one point Thurmond seized The newspaper that makes alt North lowans neihb Home Edition VOL 1M MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 1H4 u UOc a Conslsls ol Two Aisoclalcd FrtM Full WlrM NO m Frisco starting to um Yarboroughs leg him on the floor Demos hear Bradley on safety DES MOINES AP Harry Bradley Jr of DCS Moines chairman of the Iowa Highway Commission says he hopes his fellow Democrats in stale con vention will call for an express and dumped but at other times the Texas senator seemed to have the advantage Before Magnuson succeeded in stopping the match Sens Frank J Lauschc DOhio and Winston L Prouly RVt two other committee members had tried to do so unsuccessfully Lauschc told the two men he feared one might have a heart attack but they with laughs dismissed this RALPH STROM When Magnuson ended the 10 minute engagement Yarbor ough was on his back but grab way system of divided high ways linking the major urban areas of the state Bradley and Highway Chie Engineer L M Clauson were among persons appearing at the final hearings Wednesday before the Democratic pre platform committee Others included Safety Commissioner William F Suep pel who requested that new automobiles sold in Iowa be re quired to have safety belts anc groups in support of labor leg islation The highway officials said th slate is falling behind in its 20 year road construction program ecause available funds hav been insufficient They did no advocate an increase in the ga ax however Clauson urged legislation t control billboards on the Inter state Highway System saying that the state would gel an ad ditional in federal funds by doing so Committee members asked Safety Commissioner Sueppel how he would force drivers to adversary r hold on his MOVED TO BOSTON Sen Ed ward M Kennedy bundled up like a piece of fragile china is loaded aboard an ambulance for a 100mile drive to New England Baptist Hospital in Bos ton The 32yearold Democratic sena Photofax tor from Massachusetts has been con fined to Cooley Dickinson Hospital with a broken back since June 19 when a private plane crashed His wife Joan and an unidentified aide are beside him Both top hopefuls arrive City takes on the GOP look SAN FRANCISCO AP Gov William W Scranton went on thumping the drums hopeful ly Thursday but Sen Barry Goldwaters supporters plowed confidently toward their goal of a first ballot presidential nom ination for the Arizona senator Goldwater flew into the con vention city Thursday and was greeted by a noisy gathering of backers In a brief speech he told the group that this is going to be a GOP year Goldwater proclaimed this as the year the Republicans win if they are united the shook hands and joked about the affair with newsmen They entered the committee room togetherand the group quickly confirmed 161 Presi dent Johnsons nomination of LcRoy Collins as director of the Community Relations Service under the new civil rights law Thurmond the only senator to oppose Collins prevented the 17membcr committee from ob taining a quorum Wednesday when only eight other mem bers showed up and he refused to enter the meeting room Thursday Senate leaders had rounded up nine members not counting Thurmond but the South Carolinian remained in the hall of a Senate office build ing outside the committee room use safety belts if cars were equippedV with admitted that would be impossible but said he thought drivers would use them to sec if ializc a quorum did mater Bus ride issue is discussed DES MOINES pre platform committee of Iowa Re publicans wrestled with what the party Thursdaj should say Yarborough came through the hall on his way the meeting at a time when only six other m e m b c r s were inside He grabbed at Thurmond and said come on Strom help us make m quorum Thurmond and after a short scuffle two senators agreed to wrestling match pushed him back the the The chunky Yarborough com mented vantage L had but he a weight had the ad ad vantagc of that guerrilla train ing Thurmond a major general in the army reserves always has prided himself on his physical fitness Cuban refugees arrive despite Castro guard MIAMI Fla AP Forty two refugees have arrived from Cuba this week in five smair boats despite increased fortifica tion of Cuban coasts Fishermen arriving from Ha vana Province Wednesday said a stretch of about 100 miles of the north coast is solid with fortifications of concrete wire trenches cannon machincguns and tanks The Cuban Refugee Center said this weeks arrivals brought to 7000 the number of small boat escapees it has recorded since June 1961 North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy throwfh Fri day with some isolated show ert and Lrttte temperature ehartfe Lews Thursday night low Hifhi wpper Its details Page 2 on the issue of public and pri vate or parochial schools At an allday hearing Wcdnes day the committee was asket by two groups to back a pro aosal permitting parochia school children to ride in public school buses Advocating this view were George Wright of Eagle Grove vice chairman of the Iowa Com mittee for Equal School Bu Transportation and Jim Collison of Mason City executive direc tor of the Iowa Federation o Citizens for Educational Free dom Dr J O Nelson of DC Moines executive secretary o the Iowa Council of Churches Protestant group told the Re publicans the council oppose any public aid to parochia schools But he offered for study a pro posal that pupils be allowed t enroll in both public and paro chial schools with religious an other instruction confined to th private school Nelson said the dual enrol mcnt system could help rcsolv the transportation problem Pritchard Motor Company of asqn City has sold to obert A and Bqnald ftnzj of Prit nardi property Moriday The ew company will be known as ob Schukei Fordinc The new owners have the ord franchise and are purchas ng the Pritchard assets They ill building including Jfices showroom and shop as ell as the used car building rom Paul Pritchard Schukei will become president nd general manager Lafrenz ill be secretarytreasurer and encral sales manager Schukei who has been asso ialed with his father Clarence chukei for 23 years in the chukoi Motor Company of Wa rloo has sold his interest in ic Waterloo company and will move to Mason City His father operated the Schu ci Motor Company in Mason ity from 10291932 when he old to the late E H Dick Inside The Globe MASON CITY High SchO bids exceed funds Page R Editorials Clear Lake news 5 Mason City news Latest markets 7 North Iowa news 8 Sports news Society news 1112 Pritchard Motors sold to men from Waterloo can None of the men have decided Waterloo 14 years currently as as yet on their future plans truck sales manager Paul Pritchard said Itwill take He and his wU e Maxinc 4iiti n WA tinJaurl 1 Vagncr Wagner aul Pritchard later sold to Paul S Pritchard is president f the Pritchard Motor Com pany John S Pritchard vice president NormanR Allison ccrelary and Mrs Paul Prit chard treasurer In the face of Scrantons dec laration that an overwhelming number of Republicans seem to think that I ought to be nom inated and I think I ought to be too the Goldwater forces brought up a vigorous dissent Sen Carl T Curtis of Nebras ka the Arizona senators con vention floor manager said that we have got more than enough delegate votes for the nomination but we want more considerable time be explained i o sellused to close the accounts of the irm Personnel of therfirm will re main the same in the new oper ation with the exception of the officers ofiMansonliaver Schukei was born in Cedar Rapids in 1927 He lived in Ma son City three years before moving with his family to Wa erloo where he has lived since 1932 v He was graduated from high school in Waterloo and attended Iowa State Teachers College at edar Falls and Coe College at Cedar Rapids He also attended the General Motors School for ar Dealers He served in the U S Naval Reserve five years He and his wife Joan for merly of Omaha have four children Steven 13 John 11 Ellen 8 and Billy 5 They will move to Mason City as soon as housing is available Lafrenz is a native of Water loo He is currently living in Cedar Falls a graduate of Hudson High School he served three years in and has been the US Army associated with Schukei Motor Company of Ronald 4 and Janene iff 20 also will move to Mason City as soon as housing s available Paul Pritchard duringthelast eight years has been devoting considerable time to his farming nterests He has a herd of about 300 registered Hereford cattle on his farm in addition 0 horses and ponies Pritchard was president of the towa Automobile Dealers As sociation in 194516 was chair man for a dozen years of the Ford Dealers Advertising Com mittee of the DCS Moines Dis trict and is now chairman of the board of trustees of the in surance division of the Iowa lUtomobile Dealers Assn He is a past president of the Mason City Kiwanis Club he was war fund campaign chair man for the Ccrro Gordo Red Cross was campaign chairman for the Mason City Community Chest cochairman of the fund drive for Ncwman High School and for many years was vice president of the North Iowa Fair Assn He is a director of the 1st National Bank of Mason City want to make r een teamsters locals have water will win the nomination he said Although Curtis declined to deal in numbers Sen John G Tower RTex another Goldwa ter strategist rate interview said in a sepa weve got more gathering in the Hopkins Hotel vanian said he is SKY iswhat airover trie old Du Pdrit Xlrptirt m Wilmingtonnewcar carriers The effect of the Del where General Motors is storing strike has been to back up new cars afc cars from its Boxwood plant pending auto assembly plants on the eastern settlement of a teatnsters strike Eightseaboard than 700 and were getting more A total of 655 conven tion votes is needed for the nom ination Scranton the Pennsylvania governor was a late starter in the contest for the GOP presi dential nomination In his ef forts to win away some of Gold waters supporters by personal campaigning Scranton flew into San Francisco Wednesday say ing he can wrest the nomination from Goldwater and can win in November At a sweltering jampacked swank Mark the Penrisyl ready to win the nomination and I am ready to win in Scranton has been emphasizing an interview Goldwater gave a German news weekly in which he said he doesnt believe as of now that any GOP candi date can defeat President John son but that it might be an en tirely different story in No vember The hard truth of Goldwaters statement is acknowledged by almost every Republican will ing to comment on it privately But they add that this is not something a leading candidate for the party nomination should be saying publicly But Curtis said he found in a careful check that this incident has caused no prccipitable fall ing off in Goldwaters delegate support He said the Arizona sen ator was only making a frank truthful analysis of the situation as it stands today PAULS PRITCHARD ROBERT A SCHUKEI1 DONALD ELAFRENZ MR AND MRS FINKBINE Photofax Supported for chasing Negroes at point of gun Comics 13 Transit timetable 14 Classified pages 1415 ASSASSIN EXECUTED NEW DELHI India At The assassin of Premier Jigme Dorji of Bhutan officer charged and an army with master minding the plot have been ex ecuted in public the newspaper The Statesman reported Thurs day f Britt firms lose to burglars in night breakins offices of Britl Tech where thieves hauled BRITT Burglars took estimated in cameras electric typewriters and cash here Wednesday night or early Thursday The biggest haul was from the Corp away cameras and typewriters valued at about The Hancock County sheriffs department said entrance to the building was gained by breaking glass from a side door Britt Tech makes high pres sure waUV cleaning equipment Twenty dollars in change was taken from a desk drawer at Aries Produce here Entrance was made by remov ing an air conditioner from a window Authorities thought there might be a connection with the Britt breakins and another at Spencer 65 miles west of here At Spencer mieves broke into the International Harvester Co building hoisted the company safe onto one of the companys trucks and hauled it away said the burglars battered in a window and pried open the rear door to gain en trance Wednesday night They apparently used a chain hoist to load the safe onto the truck A water cooler in the plant was smashed evidently when the safe shoved some other equipment into it Company officials said they could not say how much money the safe contained until they cheek the records The truck was found Thursday morning in downtown Spencer The safe was still rjrissing Elmo girl wins in Iowa Egg Contest Knosby 14 of Elma won the junior division of the annual Iowa Egg Cooking Contest at DCS Moines Wednes day Her entry was frontier pie containing hard cooked eggs tomatoes and seasonings baked in an egg custard A tasty egg foo yon dished up by Mrs Sam Collins of rural Council Bluffs won in the top division Mrs Collins of Honey Creek will represent Iowa in the na tional contest at Chicago in September Her prize winner consists of little egg pancakes with ground beef celery and bean sprouts flavored with thickened sauce ATLANTA Ga AP A res tauratcur who pulled a pistol to chase away three Negroes says he has since been receiving financial support to aid his legal fight Only today a businessman walked in with Lester Maddox said Its not primarily merchants whore sending in money but theyre the ones whove got the most to lose by integrating Maddox 48 refused to say how much he has received since last Friday when three Negroes tried to cat at his restaurant We dont have much money yet but its increasing daily he added and it shows a won derful expression of support When the Negro theological students attempted to integrate the restaurant Maddox drew a pistol and provided ax handles for his customers and employes The Negroes left but one of the students swore out a war rant against Maddox on a pistol pointing charge Ill go to jail before I inte grate Maddox said And Ill take any suit nil the way to the US Court to see if Lester Maddox is right or the Constitution is dead After hearing conflicting testi mony as to whether Maddox pointed a pistol at the three stu dents a Fulton Civil Court judge said Wednesday there was a justifiable issue for a jury to decide Maddox was ordered held for trial in criminal court under 000 bond The restaurant owner said his business has increased 25 to 40 per cent in volume since Fri day HEART ATTACK MONTEVIDEO Uruguay President Joao Goul art of Brazil has suffered a heart attack Sherri is expecting fifth child SCOTTSDALE Ariz AP Sherri Finkbine center of in ternational controversy two years ago when she had an abortion after taking the drug thalidomide says shes expect ing her fifth child Mrs Finkbine 31 known as Sherri Chessen on her Phoenix television show con firmed Wednesday night the re port of her pregnancy She is expecting in January She said she doesnt care whether its a boy or a girl I want a healthy normal baby she said She was reluctant to comment further Two years ago I had a valid reason for telling my story she declared To expose the dangers of a drug Anything I would say now would be only to satisfy curiosity Two years ago on July 22 Mrs Finkbine revealed her plight when she gave a Phoenix newspaper the Arizona Repub lic her story She had taken tha tranquilizer early in her preg nancy and was months along when she learned the drug was causing the birth of severely de formed babies in Europe Her husband Robert a Scottsdale high school teacher had obtained the drug in Eng and while escorting a group of students on a tour The Finkbincs attempted to ct a court order declaring an abortion necessary but Arizona courts turned down their pleas They then went to Sweden where the abortion was per formed and doctors reported jaby would have been lc iormed Speaking of the drug Wednes day night Mrs Finkbine said she originally told her story be cause happened to me it could have happened to others Were very happy she said of the impending birth But that is about all she wanted to say Her husband 33 hnd a few fatherly words to add Were out to break the llo1 he said happily we Iwft boys and two girls Its kind o exciting we liko kids Their children arc ages 3 to 9 TROY DIIS WASHINGTON Troy M artist writer a ;