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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 3, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper for VOL 102 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that mHces ail Narth iowons neighbors HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 3 1H1 10c t Paper ol No 29 A woman tries for Congress Mrs Egenes has appeal By GEORGE B BROWN DES MOINES UPI Th congressional race in Centra Iowas 5th District has provide some of the greatest interest o the generally dull Nov 6 elec tion campaigns The race has the states onl Democrat running for reelec tion against the first Republica woman ever nominated in low to seek a congressional seat At this time it appears as i Democrat Rep Neal Smith wil defeat Mrs Sonja Egenes th pretty 32yearold mother o one son and win his third term Smith 41 an Attorney farmer from Altoona has gon along with the programs o President Kennedy and cam paigned in support of them Mrs Egenes has waged on of the most aggressive cam paigns in the districtscriticizing Smith for supporting the waste ful high spending Democrat and calling for an end to ultraliberal policies of Presi dent Kennedy For a while it appeared as if Mrs Egenes would be able to score an upset but within the last few days most observer now see Smith back in front However they see a close race especially if the vote is low in Polk and Webster counties the two Democratic counties in thi iourcounty district The last legislature trimmed the 5th District to four counties from its former six Only two of the counties formerly in the district are still part of it Polk and Story Added were Webster and Boone Taken away in the shuffling which chopped up the old 6th District formerly held by Iowas only other Demo cratic congressman Rep Mer win Coad were Dallas Madi son Warren and Marion When the general assemblj passed the redistrkting meas ure it was generally thought Republicans were giving the fifth to the Democrats But i hasnt turned out to be that easy for the Democrats Story County is as solid Re publican as Polk and Webster ara Democratic However Boone is not solidly behinc either party In I960 for ex ample Boone supported Repub lican Vice President Richard Nixon Democrat Herschel Love less for the US Senate Repub lican Norman A Erbe for gov ernor apd soon down the line switching back and forth The county did back Coad whose home was Boone as are the residences of Erbe and state treasurer M L Abrahamson There is some concern that Boone County Democrats might react against the party because of Goads personal affairs that made big headlines Coad was involved in a quickie Alabama divorce and a quick remar riage Mrs Egenes whose husband operates an insurance agency in Story City has made solid appeal for womens votes Part of the program for the former government teacher at Iowa State University has included telephone calls to housewives in the afternoon followed by a handwritten note by one of her a few days later One of Mrs Egenes state ments will be debated for some time if she loses the election Shortly after President Kennedy announced his strong Cuban action Mrs Egenes was quoted as saying it was a political move designed to help Democrats Some observers said this hurt her especially among indepen dents in the district 4 Mrs Egenes a natural blonde has two degrees from Iowa State and is completing work on a masters Her only previous political experience had been as a precinct ccmmit teewoman However she de feated four male candidates in winning the nomination in the June primaries TEACHERS KILLED CLEVELAND Ohio Six women teachers were killed and three men were injured in the pileup of four cars and a truck on the Willow Freeway in suburban Cuyahoga Heights 35 GOVERNORS TO BE Black symbols show 35 states in which governors are beingelected Nov 6 Donkeys symbolize 21 incumbent Dem Red Crosss OK ocrats elephants 14 incumbent Repub licans At present there are 34 Demo cratic governors in office 16 Repub licans1 ALASKA HAWAII OS Republican Balance indicate boxes show states incumbents where no election is being rS NOV u6 D indi Present there are 64 Democrat a Democratic incumbent in senators 36 Republican GOP appears in command have the best chano By RON SPEER DES MOINES Re mblican party should preserve its rold on Iowa state government of ices in Tuesdays general elec ion which is expected to draw he smallest number of voters since 1946 The only Democrats likely to break onto the Republican scene are Congressman Neal Smith and Harold Hughes the partys candi date for governor The other state offices con gressional seats seem solidly on he Republican side Some political observers say hat Hughes 40 of Ida Grove jresently a member of the State Commerce Commission has a hance of upsetting Republican Gov Norman ErbeV bid for a sec nd two year term However DIES AT 101 BOSTON W Dr Godfrey Lowell Cabot 101 scientist and hiJanthropist who founded the Cabot Corp at age 21 died riday Erbe 43 of Boone is favored Smith 42 of Altoona seeking a third term in Iowas new 5th Congressional District apparent ly has weathered a stiff challenge from Sonja Egenes of Story City Heading the Republican ticket is the strong campaigner Bourke B Hickenlooper of Cedar Rapids bidding for a fourth sixyear term in the United States Senate No lowan ever has won four senator ial elections by popular vote Hickenlooper 66 is completing 18 years service in the Senate and in the last session was named chairman of the GOP Policy Com mittee He holds appointments to several other important congres sional committees The veteran Republicans op ponent is E for Elbert B Smith 42 political newcomer from Ames Smith an associate professor of history at Iowa State University started a political ca reer two years ago when he was elected president of the Story County Democratic Club Tuesdays election is expected o draw only 810000 persons to the polls The estimate was made by Secretary of State Melvin Syn lorst SAME DATE1H1S4S POWERS QUITS WASHINGTON cis Gary Powers the U2 pilot who was shot down over Russia las resigned from the Central Intelligence Agency because his work is finished Death penalty handed to slayer of physician DUBUQUE AP Victor eguer convicted kidnap slayer f a Dubuque physician Dr Ed ard R Bsrtels two years ago s slated to die on the gallows next Jan 15 The date for the hanging at the owa Penitentiary at Fort Madi was set here Friday by Fed ral Judge Henry N Graven who resided at the trial Feguers courtappointed attor Frederick White and Paul ildce still hope to save him rom execution They said they ave applied lo Presidsnt Kenne dy for clemency on grounds of Feguers mental condition Dr Bartels 34 a general prac titioner was lured from his home the night of July li i960 on a fake sick call He was forced to drive into Illi nois not far from Dubuque where Feguer shot him ami left his body in a field Feguer fled south in the doctors car He was captured 10 days later The triai was held at Waterloo early in 1961 The case went through a series of appeals in which Feguars attorneys claimed he was mentally deranged Iowa has elected only one Dem ocratic Love less in the past 22 years and the state hasnt sent a crat to the US Senate since 1948 Hickenloopers margin over E B Smith is expected to be the largest in the election And the Republican leaders popularity in the state probably Avill carry over to help other GOP candidates Besides Secretary of State Syn horst of Orange City other GOP state office holders expected to be reelected are Lt Gov William L Mooty Grundy Center Atty Gen Evan Hultman Waterloo Auditor Chet B Akers Ottumwa Treasurer M L Abrahamson Boone and Agriculture Secretary L B Liddy DCS Moines Iowa will elect only seven per sons to the US House of Repre sentatives The state lost one con gressman as a result of the 1960 decennial census in which Iowas population failed to keep pace with the national growth The other districts are repre sented by Republicans who are seeking reelection They are Fred Schwengel Davenport 1st Dis trict James E Bromwell Cedar Rapids 2nd H R Gross Water loo 3rd John Kyi Bloomfield 4th Charles B Hoever Alton 6th and Ben F Jensen Exira 7th They are opposed by these Democrats Harold Stephens Davenport 1st District Frank W Lss Dubuque 2nd Neel F Hill Webster City 3rd Gene WGlenn Ottumwa 4th Donald W Mur ray Bancroft 6th and Ed Pe ters Denison 7th Politicians blame public apathy toward the election for the ex pected small turnout There are no controversial statewide issues and some county auditor clerk of District Court are not on the ballot The three county officers were elected to fouryear terms in 1960 However county treasurers and recorders of deeds will be elected o their initial fouryear terms in this election County attorneys will be elected for twoyear terms lowans also will not vote for District Court judges or Supreme Court justices who now are ap pointed under a constitutional amendment approved in last Junes primary election Twentyseven seats in the Iowa Senate will be decided Tuesday and all 106 House seats on rol e in Cub a Indians Unload US aid Arms rushed to border NEW DELHI first planeloads of American weapons for the hardpressed Indian army arrived Saturday and were rushec northward to troopsbracing for a threatened new drive by Chinese Communist forces Two American C135 transports from Germany landed irj Calcutta with automatic rifles mortars antipersonnel mines and other jquipment to beef up outnum bered Indian forces facing the well equipped Communists But JS Ambassador John K Gal Draith told Indians they should not hope for magic results A steady stream of the Ameri an jet transports arriving at the rate of one every three hours will continue the arms buildup Heavier equipment such as tanks was expected by ship within few weeks The US weapons were head ed to camps immediately benim the front lines on the northeas frontier Indian officers said In dian troops were driven back i this strategicarea above the thicklysettled of Assam ii an initial Chinese onslaught tha one Indian officer called a mas sacre A shipment of Canadian guns also is expected soon A letter from Premier Khrush hev delivered to Prime Minis er Nehru Friday was said by nformed sources to give no hope that the Soviet Union would be able to restrain the Chinese offensive at 13 points along Indias border The informants said this deep ened disillusionment that cama he same day the Chinese at acked Oct 20 A letter from Chrushchev that day supported he Chinese territorial claims he sources said though the Soviet press did not disclose Moscows stand until several lays later Chinese forces have paused in heir drive for several days ap parently waiting for reinforce ments Additional military attaches ar rived at the US Embassy here evidently to instruct Indians in he use of complicated equipment hat was expected later In London American and Brit sh officials conferred on coordin ating arms shipments that up to TOW have gone separately The alks also covered proposals to put all aid on a lendlease basts YemenArabia clash feared border along DAMASCUS Syria AP Re olutionary Yemen massed land ea and air forces against Saudi rabia Saturday The Egypt tacked republican government alked grimly of a showdown with s monarchist neighbor Sana radio in Yemens remote apital quoted leaders of the 36 ayod revolutionary regime in tormy challenge to Saudi Arabi n King Saud and Jordanian King lussein warning the former of mminent attack if royalist mili ary forays from across the Ara iian border continue Yemeni Vice Premier and For ign Minister Abdul Rahman al Baydany charged that 5000 Ara iian and Jordanian troops had ried to invade Yemen in the last wo days His regime was acting TOW only in self defense he said Saud and Hussein have cham uoned the cause of the dethroned femeni king Imam Mohammed ilBadr providing him with mili ary support in his campaign to opple the revolutionary regime he royalists claim victories in northern Yemen Visit to Red Chino prison Didnt look like son NEW YORK UPI He just didnt look like my sen These were the words of Ruth Redmond 45 Yonkers N Y upon her arrival here after visiting her son Hugh who is serving a life term on spy charge in a Communist Chinese prison in Shanghai I know there is something radically wrong there grayhaired woman said after she arrived by at Idle wild Airport When he first came into room I was shocked It had five years since I had seen him and there was a terrific change Mrs Redmond celebrated her sons 43rd birthday with him in prison on Oct 30 There was a terrific change in his his face and in his eyes He has a continual twitch in right side of his face and eye He has no lower eyelids I believe this may have come from an attack of glaucoma which he suffered three years ago Physically he did not look good Mrs Redmond said she has not given up hope of procur ing her sons release However she said she was not success ful in her efforts to make a direct plea to Communist author ities CLOUDY Iowa Mostly cloudy through Sunday Colder west anc north central Saturday night Low Saturday 20s northwes to about 30 southeast High Sunday in 40s Outlook fo Monday Decreasing cloudi ness and colder with som snow flurries likely GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 45 Minimum 30 Sunrise Sunset New York newspaper strike continuing NEW YORK WVSecretary of abor W Willard Wirtz met eparately with management and union representatives into he early hours Saturday in an ttempt to end a strike that has hut down the nations largest irculation newspaper the New York Daily News No progress ias reported immediately with he strike entering its third day he New York morning paper with a daily circulation in ex cess of two million suspended publication Friday night It had published a 16page edition Fri iay morning on the presses of he afternoon Journal Amcr can On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News5 Religious Features67 Mason Ciry News 89 Society News 10 Sports 1M2 The Surveyor15 Comics It Business NewsW18 North Iowa News 20 Sergeant flying escort copter fatally wounded SAIGON Viet Nam AP US Army sergeant flying as i crewman on an escort helicopter was hit by Communist fire Satur day and died before reaching Saigon The sergeant whose name was mt released was aboard one of ive US Army turbine powered HU1A escort helicopters Armed with rockets and ma hine guns these helicopters are used to protect lightly armed roopcarrying helicopters from round fire The helicopter was hit 90 miles outhwest of here near the Me ong River delta town of Vinh xng This was the first casualty uffered by escort helicopters vhich have been in action only bout one month The helicopter in which the rewman was hit was not seri usly damaged and was able to ontinue flying There were no nitial reports of the result of round action and it was not nown whether there were enemy asualties News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Bear hug for Mikoyan HAVANA A warm bear hugfrom Fidel Cas tro welcomed Soviet Deputy Premier Anastas I Mikoyan to Havana at the start of his fencemending mission in the wake of the Soviet decision to pull its missiles out of Cuba Russias chief troubleshooter and the Cuban prime minister drove off from the air port together in a black U Smade Cadillac and re portedly got right down to a discussion of the dis crepancies that Castro said had arisen between his government and its friends in the Kremlin Weighed at birth TAIPEI Formosa The w i f e of a Chinese schoolteacher gave birth to a boy weighing 176 pounds The mother is Mrs Chien Chingping whose husband teaches in a primary school The report said mother and child were doing well New drug in TB fight PRINCETON N J A U S Public Health service official said the risk of contracting tubercu losis has been reduced by about threefourths among persons taking the drug isoniazid Most dangerous states Tiny and huge Alaska are the most dangerous states for motorists this year Iowa one of the safer National Safetv Council figures showed Kansas City Mo and San Antonio lex aie the most dangerous of the larger cities The nation appears to be heading toward a record traffic P yeff the North A Northern Plains states leading the way Would check bases An agreement may be near GENEVA ffl The In ernational Red Cross Com mittee formally declared ts willingness Saturday to lelp supervise dismantling f Soviet rockets and bases n Cuba if all parties gree A spokesman told newsmen allSwiss humanitarian or anization is sending its former resident Paul Ruegger to New ork to meet with U N Acting ecretaryGeneral U T h a n t uegger former Swiss minister Rome will leave here early ext week The spokesman declined to laborate saying only that the ask expected of the committee goes far beyond the traditional lumanitarian activities of this nstitution But in the superior interest of peace and of the populations affected by the blockade the committee is willing to lend its good officesto the United Na tions on the express condition that all three interested parties give their agreement An agreement which UN sources reported to be near to lave the International Red Cross nspect Cubabound ships could tear away a roadblock and has en arrival of Soviet ships to pick P the missiles and haul them ome President Kennedy old the na on in a brisk television and adio broadcast Friday night that erial photographs made Thurs ay show that the Russians were earing down their miisiio bases n Cuba But the President declared the ght US sea and air surveil ance of Cuba would be main iined until satisfactory interna onal inspection procedures are ubstituted or until the threat to eace by these offensive is gone At the same time he indicated ie United States was ready to onsider various means of inspec on This suggested a broadening s to means of the requirement e had laid down for UN inspec on and verification While the quarantine remains n effect the President said we are hopeful that adequate rocedures can be developed for nternational inspection of Cuba und cargoes The International ommittee of the Red Cross in ur view would be an appropri te agent in this matter However the President spoke of ie need for international inspec on in a broader context He em hasized that the chief US con srn was verification of removal f all offensive weapons from Cu an territory The other major inspection roblem that of verifying the dis antling of bases and other So iet offensive weapons in Cuba assumed here tr be a major pic of the Havana discussions Castro and Anastas I Mi cyan the Soviet Unions first eputy premier Before leaving for Havana Ml oyan endorsed Castros demand iat the United States evacuate ts Guantanamo Naval Base in uba The United States has brushed side Castros demands as irrel vant to the KennedyKhrushchev missile settlement This US view understood to have been made lear to Mikoyan WOUNDED IN SHOULDER VENTURA Calif UPI Ac or Alan Ladd 49 the guntoting ero of westerns and detective movies was resting comfort ply Saturday from an acci ental gunshot wound in his houlder The star shot himself nday while cleaning a as call er revolver at his Hidden Val y nmch A ;