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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 25, 1963, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 AiMclated and United Frew International Full Lease MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 25 1963 lOc i Paper Consists ot Two No 117 U S airmen cleared in scandal Demos pick site in East Convention set in Atlantic City WASHINGTON AP The Democrats will hold their 1964 presidential nominating conven tion in Atlantic City NJ the week of Aug 24 That decision announced by the partys national committee Tues day puts the session the width of the continent away from and six weeks after the Republican Na tional Convention which opens in San Francisco July 13 full Democratic National Committee unanimously acceptec a recommendation from its site committee to return the conven tion to the East Coast for the first lime since 1948 That year Harry S Truman was nominated at Philadelphia The final vote in the site com mittee came at a breakfast ses sion but formal action by the M committee did not come unti about three hours later Neither Democratic nor the Republican National Committee has ever held a nominating con vention at Atlantic City For 1964 the Republicans al ready have chosen San Francisco and July 13 Hughes said the state and city offered the Democratic part in cash to bring its norni nating committee to Atlantic City plus free rental of the citys huge convention hall Hughes estimated use of the hall would be worth The hall can seat more than 25000 persons comfortably in its main arena A secondfloor audi torium can seat an additiona 5000 persons In making the selection the Site Committee had these fac tors to weigh MiamiMiami Beach put in the high bid of re ported it would go the pleasure and rewards of be ing the host city However some committee members were understood to be fearful tha Miamis vast number of Cuban exiles might produce an em barrassing demonstration al though Florida spokesmen had given assurances there is no reason to fret on that score Chicago had offered plus to ready the con vention hall However Jack Riley an aide to Mayor Rich ard J Daley indicated the city felt the competition was too stiff May employment hits record level in Iowa DES MOINES AP Iowas May employment level for non farm workers was the highest on record at slightly more than 700 000 the Iowa Employment Secur ity Commission said Tuesday May employment was 18000 higher than figures for the same month last year Commission officials said the kvel of unemployment dropped to 23200 in May but this was a seasonal decrease and a smaller drop than was expected The seasonally adjusted rate of un employment rose from 24 per cent in April to 26 per cent in May Manufacturing c m p 1 o yment showed a moderate increase with the largest gain in the meat prod ucts industry The number of construction workers employed jumped to a figure nearly 2000 above the total for May last year North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy scattered thunderstorms Tuesday night and Wednesday Lows Twes day niflht in mid Cooler Wednesday in low Ms Weather en 2 One gets reward Pholofax REWARD FOR 5yearold Kari Jerstad gives her bearded daddy Luther G Jerstad 26 Eugene Ore a hug and kiss upon his arrival in Seattle from London along with two other Mt Everest climbers returning to their homes in the Pacific Northwest Watching is James M Whittaker 32 of Redmond Wash the first American to con quer the rugged mountain another suffers Guilty plea by Chapman 30 years for minister slaying ALBERT LEA Cugene Chapman 22 unem ployed laborer pleaded guilty 3f second degree murder in the May 23 slaying of the Rev Ber ner E Nyjordet of Silver Lake owa Chapman was sentenced to a erm of not less than 30 yean nor more than SO years in pris on He had been indicted by a rand jury for first degree m ai der Freeborn County Attorney Robert Tuveson told the cour Tuesday that the state didn feel it had sufficient evidence o premeditation to convict Chap man of first degree murder Under questioning by Distric Judge Warren F Plunkett Chap man said the clergyman alleg edly made indecent advances to ward him after the minister ha stopped his car on a countr road near Hayward I told him to shut hi mouth Chapman said It go me feeling sick all over wasnt thinking too straight a the time Chapman was sentenced 1 the Stillwater State Peniten tiary The body of the 42yearol Lutheran minister stabbed m merous times and shot twice i the head was found the ne day in a game preserve nea here Silver Lake is about 20 mile luth of this southern Minnesota city Sheriff Everett Stovern said Chapman related that robbery was the motive in the slaying Chapman a former convict said he got a bill and some change In his statement to authori ies Chapman said that the night the minister was slain the clergyman had asked him where a drink could be pur hased Chapman said he accompan ed the Rev Mr Nyjordet to nearby Glenville and Hayward Chapman a parolee from St loud Reformatory was ar rested at his home here June 3 and admitted the slaying the next night Stovern said A largescale search for the bachelor minister was started after his bloodsmeared car was found in an Albert Lea bowling alley parking lot May 23 The previous evening he had attended a high school gradua tion parly at the home of Mr and Mrs Melford Perkins who Photofax HOME FROM Bishop an Ameri can who climbed to the peak of Mt Everest returns fingertips black from frostbite and his feet swathed in bandages The 31yearold Bishop said the most emotional experience of the climb was to see the Stars and Stripes up thero planted earlier by a fellow climber James WhiMaker of Ed mond Wash He will undergo tests and treatment for frostbites of his fingers and feet CAN YOU SEE LINCOLN Every time Mrs Richard McBvide milks her cow Abe Lincoln watches her The cow was born with the profile picture AP Plvotofiix ot America s famous president on here side and as the cow grew older the image became more perfect She lives near Bakersfield Mo US will risk own cities to defend German rights JFK FRANKFURT Germanj Ke nn e d y pledged Tuesday that ihejUniled States would risk its own cities to defend its allies A threat to the freedom of Driving home his conviction that defense of the Atlantic com munity must be a joint effort of the United States and its Eu ropean allies the President said live eight miles Northwood northwest of Rev Mr Nyjordet lived in the church parsonage with his mother Mrs Carl Nyjordet He came to the rural Silver Lake church from Greenbush Minn about six years ago Chapman has been in trouble with authorities since 1054 he was accused of stealing a bicycle Last Nov 7 he was pnroled from the reformatory after be ing sentenced on a burglary charge in 1959 Not guilty says Hoffd CHICAGO Union President James R Kof fa Tuesday pleaded innocent to charges of conspiring with sev en other men in a million fraudulent loan scheme The other seven men indicted with the teamsters boss also pleaded innocent Federal District Court hidgo Richard B Austin said the case regarded as the justice depart mcnts heaviest blow to date in its running battle witli Hoffa would go to trial Oct 7 said in a speech at the historic Paulskirche St Pauls which is regarded as the cradle of German democracy A million cheering Germans greeted the President as he ar rived here to make the speech that was billed as the major ad dress of his 12daytour of West Germany Berlin Ireland and Britain Reporters who have traveled with Kennedy said it was perhaps the most enthusias tic welcome he h a s received abroad The 20mile route from Hanau where the President re viewed 15000 American serv icemen was lined three to five persons deep all the way The crowd in front of Frank furts City Hall where the President climbed oul of his bubbletopped car and went in side to sign the famous Golden Book of celebrities was so en thusiastic in its welcome that t almost got oul of hand Ail school classes were out for the day and the citys church bells tolled in welcome as the President entered Frank furts city limits ts cities to cause we The United States will risk defend yours bc freedom to protect ours Hundreds o thousands of our soldiers serv with yours on this continent a tangible evidence of that pledge Those who would doubt our pledge or deny this indivisibil who would separate Security was not involved Casual link with Christine WASHINGTON De fense Department cleared US airmen Tuesday of any in volvement in Britains sexand security scandal and sent them back to duty in England Investigation has not given any indication whatsoever of any security violation Arthur Sylves ter assistant secretary of de fense told a news conference No military information was ever solicited from these men nor was any ever furnished by them The Pentagons chief spokes refusing to identify the they have been re turned to their unit in England He said the return was Tuesday The three all below commis ioned rank were brought here rom Britain last Friday for ques tioning about rumors connecting hem with British partygirl Chris ine Keeler Summarizing the results of the nvestigation Sylvester said none of the men was involved directly or indirectly in any way One had never met Miss Keeler central figure in a scandal which resulted in the resignation of British War Minister John Profumo and the arrest on morals charges of Dr Europe from America or split ally from Inside The Globe NIKITA TO visit East Ger many this weekend Page 2 REPORTS RED spacecraft exploded Page 3 INDEPENDENCE school torn down Page 5 CITY COUNCIL backs new comprehensive city plan Page 8 Editorials 4 North Iowa news 5 Mason City news 89 Latest markets 9 Society news 101115 Sports news J3H Comics Clear Lake news 2C Farm news 21 Transport timetable 25 Classified pages 2223 Stephen Ward a fashionable Lon don osteopath and two of the men casually met a girl named Chris tine through mutual acquaintanc es in London Until the publicity broke Syl vester said the airmen had never heard of Capt Eugene Ivanov former Soviet naval attache in men who make themselves our London and described as one of adversaries and welcome any western disarray The Presidents words ap peared directed at French Pres ident Charles De Gaulle who has opposed the American blue print for a socalled grand de sign for Atlantic partnership and has urged greater Euro pean independence De Gaulle has forged ahead with development of a purely French nuclear deterrent spurn ing the US invitation to par ticipate in a multilateral nu clear naval force within NATO SAME 3 years in prison Nice to be home PASSAIC NJ m Tears flooded the womans eyes as she left the airliner Im happy Im very happy to bo back home she said Then she ran to embrace her fam ily Helen Koieradsky 52 had returned to the United States after more than three years in a Communist Czechoslo vakian prison as a spy She arrived at New Yorks Idltwild Airport from Prague Monday night afraid a son said that nobody would there to meet her that she would be alone She was startled by news men and photographers await ing her but then spotted her daughter Helen 14 Youve grown up she cried The girl is a head taller than htr mother Meeting her at the airport were her husband John 55 a factory worker her sons Michael 23 John Jr 22 and Helen Mrs Koxeradsky declined to discuss her espionage con viction Michael said she is to meet with representatives of the State Department about the charges and imprison ment Mrs Koxeradsky was par doned by Ciech President An Miss Keelers lovers In disclosing Monday that tha airmen had been brought to this country Sylvester emphasized that the Defense Departments concern was with security as pects Other sources said there is not a bit of evidence to tie Capt Thomas Murphy into the case Murphy has been naval attache in London and newspapers recently published a photograph of Mrs Murphy kissing Ivanov at a par ly in December 1961 Mrs Mur phy has explained that this was part of a traditional ceremony in volving an Elizabethan kissing cup and said I wasnt kissing him he was kissing me Murphy is being transferred to Washington next month The US embassy has said the Navy four stripers transfer had nothing to do with the picture and that he had received his orders before tha photograph was disclosed On the questioning of the air men Sylvester said the first knowledge the Defense Depart ment received that any US mili tary personnel might be involved with Miss Keeler came from newspaper reports a week ago ast Saturday Subsequently said the de partment received direct reports giving names of US personnel The Pritish newspaper reports had said two airmen had been recalled for questioning and named them as Charles Lea Wright of Mount Vernon 111 and Sgl George Hopkins of Belaire Ohio Without confirming that these were two of the men being ques tioned the Pentagon said that a Sgt Charles Lee Wright of Mount Vernon II and a T Sgt George tonin Rep Charles S Joelson DN J had been active in trying to procure her release after family appeals to him Presi dent Kennedy and the State Department She had been arrested May 27 I960 while visiting her na tive Ciechoslovakia and sen tenced to 25 years imprison ment for spying The sentence later was reduced to 10 years MRS HELEN KOZ6RADSKY Specific charges against her hubby John nevtr were public last Tuesday Wns were serving with the 3rd Air Force in South Ruislip NEAR DISASTER SENECA Kan E Markley owner of a tourist fort mock Indian village and western jail wired Nikita Khrushchev an invitation to be a perma nent guest in the jail Monday Lt Gen Vladimir Dubikov So viet army attache in Washing ton and his assistantarrived to visit the fort Markley quickly removed a prominently displayed copy of the telegram ;