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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 13, 1964, Mason City, Iowa OWd s remain ne By ROBERT H SPIiGf L Editor A divided Iowa delegation ihied away from a presidential preference vote in its first cau cus here Sunday evening There were estimates of the groups divisjon however with less than 72 hours left to the final convention countdown Maurice Van Noslrand of Avoca cochairman of lowans for Goldwater and an observer here said I pledged 15 delegates to Cold water in a telegram to the senator on Wednesday I think J can maybe round up 18 by the time the vote is taken Wednesday night George Nagle of Iowa City a delegate and former Iowa GOP chairman had another version There is a very good chance that we will go into the conven tion with the delegation evenly divided 1212 This represents a substantial trend toward Gov William Scranton Originally the backers of Sen Barry Gold water claimed twothirds of the delegation Talks with uncommitted or uncertain delegates led to a middle 1311 or 1410 favoring Goldwater Iowas two senators remain uncommitted on the record Scranton people long have as signed Sen Bourke 13 Ilicken looper the delegation chair man to the side of Goldwater however Hickenlooper who survived a marathon platform committee session that lasted 20 hours 10 am Saturday to 6 am Sun said only I will base my vote primarily on the one who has the best chance next November if his position is not incompatible with the best in terests of Iowa Miller commenting after the secret caucus said he was re serving judgment His statement to the Globe Gazette however pushed him close to the Arizona Senator Miller said we are out here to nominate two men not one None of the polls Ive seen has pitted a Republican team against a Democratic team and remember John Kennedy didnt defeat Richard Nixon in 1960 The KennedyLyndon Johnson team beat our team The Iowa Senator ciidnt shut the door on a GoldwatcrScran lon ticket though the two principals have Miller criticized some of the very bad tactics used by some of the Scranton forces since polls were taken These have been disdainful cutting approaches Asked for examples Miller said There have been charges against Goldwalcr of impulsive ness negative foreign policy and shooting from the hip things like that My impression of Iowa lie publicans is that they arc op posed to a Republican cutting up another Republican Perhaps the man most on the spot is Atty Gen Evan Hult man the Iowa GOP candidate for governor Hultman has said he needs all the help he can get against Gov Harold E Hughes next fall He has kept his silence on the presidential nomination The odds seem to be however that he will vote for Scranton The same goes for Bob Ray of DCS Moines the state chairman Ray has studiously stayed in the middle Gold walcr for nearly a half hour in his room at the MarkHilton Ho tel and aiso seeing ScranVon Ray said however that he be lieves Naglcs estimate a 1212 vote is an accurate one Im still reserving my deci sion but it will be based on what the rankandfile Republi cans in Iowa want I cant ignore the polls in Iowa even though they arent 100 per cent accurate They still are so much in favor of Scran ton they must be recognized Among the uncommitted those Considered most favorable to Goldwalcr arc Mrs Anna Lomas of Red Oak and Charles Willenmeyer the national com mitteeman from Davenport Dr A L Yocum of Chariton however said that there has been a reversal of sentiment in his district It is going increasingly to so am I he said Jack Warren of Waterloo a trucking firm owner put it plainly My interest is in Curly Hultman Where he goes I go One of the most uncom mitted is William F Koebler of Charles City A visit with him after the Sunday caucus found him still looking things over He said his voluminous mail now mere than 300 pieces is split evenly between Goldwater ind Scraa fcn rv I The same applies to Oscar J Elsenbast of Cedar Rapids William Ruther aBurlington banker spoke for the proGold water forces when he said I think Goldwater can carry the state There are enough dedU cated Goldwater people to do the I think he can beat Johnson too The Iowa delegation drew choice seats at the Cow Palace They are behind a small Maina group at the very front of the hall just to the left as you look at the rostrum Fast editor gets Scranton interview Sixty seconds with Scranton Beat mob to door after press conference Fell in wiHi the governor and hit Kept position on escalator heading for door of stylish Hilton Hotel How do you intend to make use of the estimated 500000 wires and Urteri you have received Scranton We have to get them to the delegates in each state to do any good Theyre separated in bins he said Illinois mail led all We have four plans for distribution but arent sure which well Will that enough to influence the delegates I think so Many anyway Is there a chance of a Scranton march on San Francisco Wed like very much to have one but it would be awfully difficult to organiie End of escalator It is obvious that Scranton still has hopes for swaying the Illinois delegation through pressure of the peoples will There now are 48 of 53 Illinois delegates in the Goldwater camp The state comes early on the roll call and a switch here could pack emotional appeal creating a switch his way Few observers believe this can happen Barry leads at start of convention SAN FRANCISCO pomp and ceremon and backstage opened the 1964 convention Monday to choose the man who wi ry their Johnson in th fall Barring some kind of thunderbolt theman will be Sen Barry Goldwater Even as the convention doors swung open Gold water dashed farther The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 13 1964 10c a Paper Consists o Two Associated Press Full Wlrei No 132 in the race for delegates picking up 42 of Ohios 58 convention votes in a cau cus of the delegation He had been credited with 20 in advance Man killed in cycle mishap A Mason City man trying out motorcycle for the first time unday was killed as his wife nd friends looked on Pronounced dead on arrival t Mercy Hospital was Jose Or z 36 508 Carolina SE Police ole and said the cycle hit a tree near the inter ection of 4th SW and Monroe bout pm The driver go ng east was apparently trying o go between the pole and tree after the motorcycle went ou of control and left the street Ortiz had stopped for a sto1 Here in all likelihood Gold water found the few more delegates he felt he needed to sew up the nomination on the first ballot Wednesday and roll over his only Teal opponent Gov William W Scranton of Pennnsylvania But although nomination was almost in his pocket Gold water acknowledged he was suf fering a bit from stage fright Asked how he felt as the con vention was opening Goldwat er replied as he was leaving his hotel Scared to death as always As to a move by Scranton forces to try to change conven tion rules and force a secret bal lot Goldwater said it would be undemocratic Goldwater was described as boiling mad Sunday night over a letter Scranton sent him and then made public in a late hour move to try to stop the hurtling Goldwater bandwagon Pennsylvania governor managers say in effect the de legates are little more than a flock of chickens whose necks will be wrung at will Goldwater dismissed Scran tons debate challenge as rid iculous and whipped the letter back But his aides said he was steaming and he failed to show up at a fundraising gala Sunday night that Scranton attended Hoping the letter would boomerang the senators aides ran off thousands of cop ies to be distributed to dele gates MISS SMILE Jo Ann Sedars 17 who re ceived the title of Miss Smile Sunday at Cypress Gardens Fla flashes her prettiest smile as she is shown with some of her stuffed animals An active teenager who was a spring graduate of Clear Lake High School she holds one of her favorite animals a large stuffed lion mascot for the school Jo is smile winner While fare is Mondays speeches convention and more fired off a letter to Goldwater Sunday challenging him to a debate at the convention and as serting the big issue is this Will the convention chose the candidate overwhelmingly fa vored by the Republican voters or will it choose you speeches a floor fight loomed Tuesday over the platform car rying the senators brand which the convention will be asked to adopt Scranton Monday promised a fight in the convention for plat form planks on extremism civil rights and atomic weapons con trol which have been rejected by Goldwater followers The battle is shaping up as a floor contest Tuesday night over the platform fashioned by a committee whose majority fa vors Goldwater The Arizona Senator said he uijfcAK LAKH jo Ann cedars 17 daughter of Mr and Mrs O R Sedars Sunday was chosen Miss Smile at Cypress Gardens Fla Naming of the winner of the national contest climaxed four days of events for Miss Sedars She received the title Younkers Smile Girl in the area competition early in June She first was entered in the contesl by her mother who sent in nci graduation pictures rreiminary judging of the 306 entries was by photo only Narrowed to 10 finalists in Des Moines Jo received the area title Winning the national contest will probably mean that Miss Sedars will do some modeling Cor firms sponsoring the event It was sponsored by Jantzen swim wear One of the prizes she will re 2 Negro churches burned in Natchez i NATCHEZ Miss AP ighls activities by either of the Predawn fires swept through churches isnt afraid of the floor fight and his backers seemed confi dent they could crush the planks backed by the Pennsyl vania governor his only major competition Scranton who is trying to pick up delegates by contrasting Questioning that Goldwater his moderate Republicanism has as many delegates as he claims Scranton charged that With open contempt for the dignity integrity and common icnsc of the convention your lowans plan beef cookout for candidates The Iowa delegations first meeting with the two nom inecs presumably will be Mon day noon at the steak cook out sponsored by the Iowa Beef Producers Assn Both Scranton and Goldwater have been scheduled by their head quarters to attend The barbecue was sched tiled in the parking lot of th Cow Palace an appropriat place since the fare is to b the new Top of Iowa steaks The steaks were flown t San Francisco on ice AIs sent by air was prize low steer Sir Percy scheduled t be exhibited the cookou with Goldwalcrs conservatism listed the three issues at a news conference after a strategy ses sion Sunday night with New ork Gov Nelson Rockefeller nd former Ambassador Henry abot Lodge Both s u p p o rt crantons drive for President On extremism Scranton aid the militantly conservative ohn Birch Society is trying to ake over control of the Rcpub can Party and is using its sup ort of Goldwatcrs candidacy s a means of achieving this Scranlon said Goldwater him elf its not an extremist but he has not disavowed the Birch icre Monday and investigators said arsonists were responsible Deputy State Fire Marshal G 0 Perry after checking the scene said the burnings were definitely the work of arson ists Burned were the Jerusalem Baptist church located about White residents of Kingston pledged they would help with two and miles the north of Bethel Kingston MelhOdis rs and the platform committee refused to adopt a plank con demning extremism Fire department crews from Natchez were sent to the scene f both blazes ceive is a 1965 Ford Mustang There was a lot of goodnatured at the Sedars home Sun lay afternoon when it became cnown that she had won the contest and the car Her father las the Sedars PontiacCadillac agency at Mason City He said he just might make her trade t in The brown haired spring grad uate of Clear Lake High School las sparkling dark brown eyes Early in t h e spring she wa chosen Miss Clear Lake to appear in the North Iowa Band Festival She has received merchandise gifts including two movie cam eras water skis and clothing This summer she is playing flute with the Clear Lake Mu nicipal Band In 1961 she wa named freshman queen and wa an attendant for the homecom ing queen in the fall of 1963 Her plans are to enroll a Stephens College Columbia men money and materials rebuild the churches to Miss Sedars is expected to ar rive Tuesday at the Mason Cit Airport although her exact ar Group finds massive bias in Iowa gn but shot over the curbing fter he started He was a block from where riends were watching when the rash took place Ortiz had been visiting at the ome of Leonard Esquivel 519 th SW and had wanted to drive le motorcycle which belongs o Manuel Villarreal 213 Mon oe SW police were told Esqui el and Villarreal were among vitnesses to the crash which high Mass will be celebrated at 10 am Wednesday at St Jo sephs Catholic Church Father Paul J Maguire will be cele brant Burial will be in Laredo The Scriptural vigil the dead will berecited at 8 pm Tuesday by the parish in the PattersonJames Chapel Visita tion has been scheduled from Tuesday evening until am Vednesday Pallbearers selected are Steve ended the ride that started at he Esquivel home born City Tex son of Pedro and Nicolsa Jose Joe Ortiz was Aug 17 1927 in Crystal val time was not known Miss edars was posing for publicity holographs Monday in Florida nd sponsoring organizations of le contest were busy with in erviews Ed Lamson managing secre ary of the Chamber of Com nerce said that all residents nd visitors are expected to be at the airport when she arrives A caravan will be formed to es ort her to Clear Lake Lam on said he is requesting the adio stations to give her ar time DBS MOINES WI About 80 per cent of the persons dis placed by urban renewal pro jects in Iowa are members of racial minority groups but only about one per cent of relocation vacanies are available to them Thatwas onefacet of a re port made public Saturday by the Iowa Advisory Committee to the U S Civil Rights Com Bcnavides Ortiz He was mar ried to Bertha Alvarez Jan 29 1949 at Laredo Tex He had lived in the Mason City community 15 years and was a repairman for the Lehigh Portland Cement Co Surviving are his wife three sons John Robert and Richard and two daughters Leticia and Angelica all at home five brothers Oscar Mason City Mario Uvalde Tex Steben Crystal City Tex and Arman do and Rene Ortiz Mt View Calif and a sister Mrs Guad lupe Felecitas Rodriguez Lar Cowny Tiburcio Orozco Albert jlubio Carlos Melendez Michael rlernandez and Caspar Valderas Ushers at the church will be Timio Chavez and Leonardo Esquivel v mission The committee said massive racial discrimination exists in Iowa and recommended enforce ment of applicable federal reg ulations if necessary to end it The committee con ducted tiearings in Des Moines Water loo and Sioux City in 1962 and 1963 before drafting its report It said it found some in stances where a white home owner refused to sell his home to a member of a In other cases the committee said the owner was willing but the real estate dealer involved He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister He was a member of St Jo sephs Catholic Church Requiem Rail merger is approved WASHINGTON In terstate Commerce Commission has approved the consolidation of the Norfolk Western Nickel Plate and Wabash railroads into a 7450mile system The ICC in announcing tha decision Monday said the Penn sylvania Railroad must get rid of all of its financial interests in the N W and the Wabash because the Pennsylvania is in a position to extend its control over the proposed system 13 killed in Iowa weekend mishaps By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Inside The Globe Clear Lake news 3 Editorials 4 Comics estate dealer were willing but lending institutions refused discouraged sale And in said both or prevented the some situations it the owner and the Society news 789 Mason City news 1011 Latest markets 11 North Iowa news 12 Sports news Transit timetable 1314 16 Classified pages 1617 to finance homes for Negroes in white neighborhoods The committee said Iowas population on nearly three mil lion includes about one per cent Negroes Thirteen persons died in Iowa Highway 3 over the weekend as a result of accidents Ten perished in traffic mis haps half of them in a single collision Two drowned and one died of burns Deadliest crash of the week end was the twocar collision near Humboldt Saturday which killed Arthur Boyum 38 of Sioux City his children Gloria 12 Larry about 10 and Jimmy about 5 and Mrs George Szck ly of Reese Mich Both famil ies were on vacation trips when their cars met on rain slick At San Francisco On civil rights the Pennsyi vania governor complained tha the Goldwatermajority plank writers refused to pledge the party to enforcement of the 1964 civil rights law Goldwaler voted against the bill as sen ator but says that as president he would uphold U as the chief executive AS supposed to church about one mile east o Kingston Road A nearby resident who wouU not permit the use of his name said he saw two cars drive up t one of the churches just befon he blaze These were the latest in a se rics of fires this summer that have destroyed at least a half dozen Negro churches in rural Mississippi communities Other ires were near Philadelphia Greenwood Moss Point Canton and Rulcville Many of the churches were used by civil rights groups Adams County Sheriff Odcl Anders said he knew of no civi Grace taste replaced by GOPs North Iowa Weather outlook Fair through warmer Monday night 57 43 Hiftu in Ms 2 By SAUL PETT SAN FRANCISCO AP Having survived the gold rush the earthquake and Ihe Japa nese beetle this city of grace and taste is now choked with corn as high as an elephants eye assorted nuts promoters press agents worldsavers and pamphleteers including one pushing a positive program for responsible extremism While thn Republican conven tion itself gets started on an incoming tide of oratory and an ebb of suspense the parade of hoopla spontaneous and synthetic continues in what has been called the lull before the lull There arc all kinds of people here even delegates but tha ones who scorn to be having most un arc the wandering bands of kids Like street ur chins in an Italian movie they go from one free loari to anoth er from one hospitality suite to the next collecting loot punch sda campaign buttons and tracts with fine impartiality For all the noise bands exhibitionists for all the pickets for Ringo of the Beatles for President or those crying Earl Warren must repent for all the big button wearers in cluding those whose pins cry simply for Help or Mother or Stop Stassen memorable wit remains hard to conic by However one Goldwater dele gate was overheard asking an other Goldwater delegate What do you think of Scran ton Answer Dont know Never been there With all the important pcoplt hfTC unless youre Dwight D Eisenhower or one of the major candidates about the only way to attract any real attention is to look conspiratorial in a hotel lobby The thing to do is lean over to a friend and whisper I in u s t get in touch with my people immediately Do thai and youll be drowned under re porters blinded by camera lights and choked to death with television Another way is to undress in public One healthy young blonde drew off the mob in front of the Mark Hopkins Hotel by appearing in a blouse cut down to her waist On one side of her striking superstructure she wore a Goldwater button on the other a Scranton button but nothing for the middle of the roadcrs This easily must be the most overcorn municated convention V in history Also the one with greatest mutual suspicion Everybody seems to be thor oughly wired to talk to every body else by special complex phone systems by radio walkie talkie and creepicpcepic The rival camps have been thorough about debugging their facilities to prevent the enemy from listening Private security police arc employed everywhere even by the television networks At the Mark Hopkins on the backstairs between the Goldwater head quarters on the 15th floor and the Scranton command post on the 16th there is a no mans land guarded by Pinkcrton men on the 16th and Burns men on the 15th The Pinkcrtons wear blue The Burns men gray We may reach Apiwmalox Wednesday Jose Ortiti 36 of Mason City was killed Sunday night when his motorcycle hit a pole and a tree in Mason City Victoria Dodson 15 of Brem erton Wash died Sunday of in juries suffered in a traffic acci dent July 3 near Marengo which killed her mother and father Leon Kooning 10 of Castalia died Sunday of burns suffered Saturday night in an explosion and fire at a filling station in Castalia in Winneshiek County His cousin Randy Kocnirtg also 10 of Castalia was burned ser iously Larry Dreessen 19 of Sibley drowned Sunday while attempt ing to swim across a sand pit near Ashton Danny Williams 10 of Wapcl lo drowned Saturday in a pond near Wapello Investigators said he apparently fell off a log on which he had been floating Oneyearold Curtis B Nelson ol Wilton Junction was killed Saturday night in a two car collision ncnr New Hampton Keith Laubcr 30 of near Grin nell died Friday night when his car hit a bridge near Kelloug Herbert Schrandt 48 of near Castalia died Saturday of in juries suffered in a collision near Castalia Friday SAMI ;