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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 27, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tftt MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The VOL 98 newspaper that makes al North lowons neighbors Associated Press and United Press Internationa Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 27 1960 7c Copy Paper Consists of Four One No 241 ket of NixonLodg rs Action on veep is postponed lowans place OK on Nixon By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor CHICAGO Caucusing for their second time Iowas dele gates Wednesday morning de cided t6 postpone until later in the day an expression of prefer ence for vice president Until then the unanimous indorsement of Sen B B Hickenlooper stands This decision followed a spirit ed discussion launched by a suggestion by Carl Bluedorn Waterloo that the Nixon run ning mate should be a Midwest erner Fred Maytag Newton followed with the view that it would be unthinkable not to ac cept the vice presidential choice of Richard Nixon AT THIS POINT Lawrence Putney Gladbrook contended that while he accepted this promise he thought the lowans should give Nixon the benefit of their thinking through a straw vote Washburn Steele Chero kee Iowa representative on the platform farm group suggest ed that a second choice be in cluded in the vote At the request of James Schramm Burlington Sen Hickenlooper was asked to pre sent his thinking The Senator explained that he didnt want to influence others and suggested that because the whole situa tion is fluid there should be a postponement of the straw vote until a late afternoon cau cus As your c h a i r m a n h Goldwater decides to release his delegates FKOM OUR WIRE SERVICES CHICAGOi be the wing had planned t umoAGU Ine last wispy with even an outside chance to nut him in trace of opposition to Richard M Nixon evaporated Tuesday and the Republicans prepared to shout him into nomination for president at the climactic fourth session of the GOP national con vention This left only the vice presi dential issue to be settled and even there no contest of any size was in the cards Nixon wants UN Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge as his running mate and Lodge it was likely to be The schedule was the con however The convention may v e n t i o n or with even an outside chance to getting the vice presidential nod over Lodge But Nixon wants Lodge and President Eisenhower w ants Lodge Nixon said however that he wouldnt make his final choice until he consults with 25 or 30 party leaders after his own nomination Wednesday night An unimpeachable source said that the Nixon discussion with party leaders Wednesday night will determine whether only Lodges name will be put be get to the vice presidential bal lotting Wednesday night as originally planned but it may be put off until Thursdays ses sion GOP NATIONAL chairman Thruston B Morton of Kentucky AP Photofax HARMONY PERSONIFIED United New York delegation at Chicago At in we stand That appears to be the theme sert Rockefeller wears a big Nixon but as Gov Nelson Rockefeller and Vice ton after he asked his delegation to President Richard Nixon erstwhile riv als meet at the headquarters of the pledge all their presidential nomination votes to the Vice President stated I would not wish to b put in the position of telling yo what you should do We haven had any broken heads in ou delegation as yet and I wan that condition to continue THE SENATOR said the fieli had been narrowed to two o three strong candidates am that the Vice President with counsel from party leaders wa undoubtedly in the process o making up his mind which woulc greatest strength to the tic ket I shouldnt be surprised Hickenlooper added if Diet has pretty much made up his mind now but I doubt that his choice is finalized Mrs Frederick Bendixen Le Mars raised the question of whether the vice president should be from the Middle West and if so whether it shouldnt be Walter Judd the convention keynote speaker The Senator paid high compliment to the Minneapolis man but intimated there might be personal reasons why he wouldnt be available for such nomination FORMER GOV Leo Hoegh now of Civil Defense was a guest at the caucus and spoke glowingly of President Eisenhower Vice President Nix on and Sen Hickenlooper His admiration for all three had grown by his Washington con tacts with them he said State Chairman Verne Martin and national committee mem bers Charles Wittenmeyer and Anna Lomas were at the speak ers table with Hickenlooper The three and their staff at Iowa Headquarters were lauded for their patience and tact in deal ing with a sadly inadequate con vention seat allocation for Iowa Russ veto inquiry of RB47 i UNITED NATIONS N Y ffl Security Council debate on the American RB47 reconnaissance plane shot down by the Rus sians ended Tuesday night with a 92 council vote rejecting So viet charges against the United States and a Soviet veto of the S proposal for an interna ews m a utsheli FKOM OUK WIEE BRUSSELS Belgium U N Secretary Dag Hammarskjold conferred with Belgian leaders for six hours on the future of the Congo and then left for Africa and an onthespot investiga tion A return to normal in South Rhodesia BULAWAYO Southern Rhode sia W Long lines of Africans streamed back to work Wednes day indicating a return to nor mal after three days rioting in which at least nine Negroes were killed and 118 injured Eighty per cent of the labor force was back at work in the citys 450 factories after a work boycott that accompanied the violence The rest of the work ers were expected on the job later Military cordons pro tected all roads to the industrial sites from interference by die hard rioters DES MOINES A committee to study the need for a citizens ac tion program to help fight crime in Iowa was formed here under the supervision of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency LAKE GEORGE NY A squadron of 12 French ships which may have been sunk 200 years ago has been found still in formation at the bot tom of Lake George PORTLAND Ore The Pacific Northwest its biggest weekold fires still out of control had more than 50 new light ning caused fires Wed nesday tional investigation The Russians also vetoed an Italian proposal that the Inter national Red Cross contact the two surviving crewmen of the American plane who are being held by the Soviets for trial as spies Despite the official impasse UN diplomats chalked up the outcome as a defeat for the Soviet Union and a victory for the United States They pointed out that on all three resolutions the vote was 92 with the Soviet Union and Poland opposed by all nine nonCommunist mem bers of the council including Ceylon and Tunisia which usually abstain from voting onjare Irregularities in Butler Co ASC balloting meeting of new officers and delegates of the But ler County ASC scheduled for Saturday has been postponec because of a pending study of he countys voting returns Burton Sprole Butler County ASC manager said 12 of the 16 ownship elections showed somfe rregularities The confusion ap oarently arose in a switch from mail voting which has been used in the past few years to ownship meetings where the election of officers took place Sprole said the election bal lots have been sent to the state ASC office in Des Moines where they are being studied to de Lloyd moves up in British cabinet replaced by Home LONDON Min ister Harold MacMillan Wednes day named the Earl of Home 57 foreign secretary in a large scale cabinet shakeup Home is a shy retiring Scot tish aristocrat who is almost a political unknown He succeeded Selwyn Lloyd who had held the job since December 1955 Lloyd 56 was named chan cellor of the exchequer in sue cession to D e r i c k Heathcoat Armory 61 who is quitting poli tics Lloyds appointment to Brit whether one or two other names also should be put in nomination In any case this source said Lodge was a cer tainty to be LODGE Nixons running mate In New York Lodge and his wife were all packed and ready to fly here by jet As he cleaned up lastminute UN work Lodge refused to say whether he would get the vice presidential nomination All he said was that he hadnt asked for it It had been Nixon for President all along but sup porters of Sen Barry Gold water of Arizona most vocal spokesman of the partys con put him in nomination NOW GOLDWATER says no He asked the Arizona delegate to keep him out of it and tc cast their 14 votes for Nixon He said he couldnt muster enough votes for a real contes and that he was afraid his ccr tain defeat would be taken as a defeat for conservatism Arizonas delegates however werent sure exactly what they would dp One faction was en couragirig Gov Paul Fannin to ains top economic spot auto matically made him a chal lenger to Home Secretary Rich ard A Butler as Britains next prime minister when Macmillan ultimately steps down TRAIN DERAILS AMES cars of a Chicago North Western Rail way freight train were derailed two miles east of here Tuesday after the train collided with oaded gravel truck Greg Egg and 20 Roland driver of the ruck and a passenger Larry Carr 12 Ames leaped to safety before the crash and were not mrt make a nominating speech de spite Goldwaters objections They said if Fannin would do this therell be a demonstra big Southern ers The way also was cleared for adoption of the I960 platform with its t civil rights defense and foreign policy planks re shaped to meet Nixons de mands Tensions and quarrels over the platform have faded The mood was Close ranks and wham the Democrats SOUTHERN delegates claim ing a victory in keeping civil rights policy declarations as moderate as possible said they had no desire to kick up any convention fuss The platform in a nutshell adheres to traditional GOP con servatism in fiscal and eco nomic policies cornniends for continuation the tenets of Pres ident Eisenhowers administra tion but promises to providi any increased national defensi expenditures found neccssarj On civil rights the GOP plat form comes close to matching the pledges made by the Dem ocrats Some Republican pledges go further such as one o sponsor legislation to end mem b e r s h i p discrimination against Negroes in labor unions if the unions dont do it them elves North Iowa Mostly fair but with widely scattered thunder storms Wednesday night lows in lower 60s Partly cloudy with few thunderstorms de veloping Thursday warmer highs in lower to middle 90s Iowa Partly cloudy widely s c a 11 e r ed thunderstorms spreading eastward over state Wednesday night and continuing in east and central Thursday Warmer north ceni tral Wednesday night lows ia the 60s Warmer east Thurs day highs in the 90s east to near 100 extreme west Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Wednesday night through next Monday Afternoon highs will be in the upper 80s and over night lows in the 60s Rainfall will average 25 to 50 of an inch in scattered showers most likely during the week end Minnesota Generally fair con tinued hot Highs Thursday near 90 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 37 Minimum sg At 8 am 74 YEAR AGO Maximum gg Minimum 62 On the inside Editorials Page 4 Comics JO Latesf Markets12 Mason City News 1273 Sociefy News 1617 Sports 7920 Clear Lake News 27282930 North Iowa News 33 GOP Convention sidelights Senator wont miss Lake fete termine which township returns may be accepted and disquali fied Those township returns By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor CHICAGOSen Bourke Hick cold war disputes The vetoes brought the Soviet total to 89 in the councils his tory Chief US delegateHenry Cabot Lodge said the Russians by blocking an investigation showed they do not believe their own charge against the United States He termed the Italian proposal for the Red Cross to contact the captured fliers a compassionate resolu tion He told the council It is a sad thing when a people as warm hearted as the Soviet peo ple is represented by a govern ment as coldhearted brutal hard and cynical as they showed themselves to be tonight inew election Sprole said nd enloopers record with respect to Clear Lakes Governors Days He hasnt missed one since they were started some 20 isnt going to tfae e foUowmg that the county conSOn City Municipal Airport at vention will be rescheduled Friday afternoon in time for the Friday night stag dinner Nothing short of death in the immediate family would keep me away he told this reporter in a Palmer House conversation SOME ARGUMENTS stop a I most as precipitately as they at the Harvest Room in Stockyards Inn following One delegate rose to suggest that the buses which transport lowans from their Palmer House headquarters to Convention Hal four miles away arent as help ful as they should be anc shouldnt they be cancelled Verne Martin central commit start Monday noons luncheon tee chairman rose to observe the Weve already invested in 0 thejthis service and theres no re opening session of the convenifund Wed better like the serv tion provided a case in point lice DES MOINES The 1961 Iowa Legislature is to be asked to change the new county medical examiner law so that the costs to counties will not get out of hand SAME DATEW9348 IOWA SAFETY yEPABTMENT F1GUKE8 Iowa ranks third in road toll reduction DES MOINES m low ranked third in the nation in per centage reduction in traffi deaths through May this year the National Safety Council ha informed the Iowa Safety De partment The council credited Iowa with a 30per cent reduc tion in traffic fatalities in the first five months of this year compared to the same period o last year The two states which did better than Iowa were New Hampshire with a reduction of 44 per cent and North Dakota 42 per cent NEW OFFENSIVE ALGIERS Morocco ffi Sev eral thousand French troops have launched a new offensive against the Algerian rebels in the Ouarscnis region southwest of Algiers PRESIDENT EISENHOWER BEFORE CONVENaround to salute those behind rostrum in ChSo 110N PresidentEisenhower receiving ovation Mrs Eisenhoweris at right of the President facini from delegates m Republican Convention turns convention floor iacmg And that ended the discussion Incidentally the Iowa delega tion has found little about which to caucus up to this time Lets face it one of them pointed out Most of the signals are being called for us by Vice President Nixon and the na tional committee BARBARA OLERFCH Rolfs farm wife who claimed a 7 col umn bannerline in the Chicago Daily News Saturday over a story about her preparations to attend the convention is still making news here Mondays is sue of the News pictured hep barefooted in her hotel room and gave her impressions gained from a first contact with a na tional nominating convention as a delegate I was pleased that Gov Rockefeller presented a progres sive viewpoint here because I think we need that to win she said Her husband and a son are ex pected to arrive later this week if they are able to complete their oats combine chore THE INFANT granddaughter of Angus Cotton of Lone Rock delegate from Iowas 6th Dis trict was featured in a picture in Mondays Chicago Daily News The 4monthsold charm er whose parents live in Clar endon Hills was surrounded in the picture by outsize Iowa badges Her name is Caribe Cot ton A CHARACTER named Bay ard Auchincloss is spending money to promote skywriting ap peals in the sky over Convention Hall to cut down on the national debt The plane spells out two messages Cut Debt and Stop Waste Auchincloss a World War II flier is a general science teacher at Oklahoma City Son of a wealthy New York family this graduate of Groton and Harvard is spending ;