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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 5, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper BEGAZETTE HOME 6WTION Thf newspaptr that makts all North Iowa ns neighbors vouw Auedttod PNW Md OiUtod ffMt btonwHonal full LMM MASON CITY rOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 5 WO C7c Paper of Two Ont 24 es confident DBS MOINES The leaders of Iowas two ma jor political parties Saturday ventured a guess onrthe outcome of Tuesdays general election As expected both are far from agreement Republican State Chairman Verne Martin based on what h called first hand observation in 70 per cent of the countie over the past five months predicted a 75060vbte majority fo the ticket This said Martincan be credited to the good job being done down in the precincts to get out the Republican vote The choice ofIowaris will be Vice President Richard Nixon and Henry Cabot Lodge Their margin will in turn help our candidates running for all other officersenatorial con gressibnal state and county In my opinion Martin New face on US capitoL Exterior completed By JOHN MOLLESON New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTONThe nation capitol has a new face of whit Georgian marble which will serve as a backdrop for the in auguration of the next presiden and it is hoped of his succes sors for hundreds of years The gleaming hew f acadet 325 feet to the east of the old Eas Front is an exact reproduction of the historic sandstone exter ior which was begun in 1793 and and completed in 1829 Twentyfour monolithic col umns of the original centra portico and every last detail of the East pilas ters pediment cornices cof copies in marble preserving in durable stone the designs of the early architects This transformation of the East Front has been accompa nied by a cleaning of the marble exteriors of the House and Sen ate wings and a scraping re pairing and repainting of the great first such reno vation these structures have had since their completion in 1865 THIRTYTWO LAYERS of paint were removed from the dome It was discovered that through the years the shade of paint on the dome and the East Front had been gradually changed from oyster white to a sort of tattletale gray To keep the capitol a uniform shade the painters had been forced to match the steadily deepening grime on the Massachusetts marble of the two legislative wings Because of the pristine condi tion of all the present marble the color of the dome has been restored to oyster white The removal of the thick paint layers has exposed the crisp detail of its castiron col umns and capitals And the or namentation of the East Front buried under successive layers of paint since 1819 is now more sharply visible in marble than it was in the crumbing painted sandstone In the opinion of the architect of the capitol J George Stew art the effect of the million improvement has been to re store the majesty and dignitj of the nations most historic building IN ADDITION the legislators have gained two acres of usefu floor space as a result of the 325 foot 65 new of fices and committee rooms new restaurant facilities and a pri vate corridor on the gallery floor linking the Houseand Sen ate wings This interior con struction is scheduled to be com pleted by the end of 1961 As another part of the project the capitol foundations were ex tended 50 feet below the East Plaza to take care of possible underground parking for 1900 cars A million appropriation was provided by Congress for an underground terminal of the new subway running be tween the Senate and the Senate Office Building This construe tion required the removal of the steps leading from the East Plaza to the Senate wing The steps are back in place adjac cnt to an excavation for the sub way tunnel SATELLITE SILENT WASHINGTON UPI Tech nical difficulies have cut off transmission of messages from the Courier communications sat ellite since Oct 22 Launched Oct 4 it was scheduled to op erate for a year added well hold our own on the Statehouse and the Legisla ture will be increased anc strengthened by the Republican vote Democratic State Chairman DonaldNbrberg was extremely optimistic about his partys chances HEPREDICTED that sens John Kennedy of Massachusetts and Lyndon Johnson of Texas would carry the Hawkeye state y at least 50000 votes In addition he Gpv Her schel Loveless Democratic iiom nee for US senator and Lt GOv Edward MeManus the partys candidate for governor will spark a state Democratic ictory Were a cinch to carry at east four congressional and possibly as many as seven Norberg said He added We feel that the Kennedy rend all over the country has ecome increasingly evident in owa DEMOCRATIC National Com PARTLY CLOUDY Mode Keystone Cops famous i i pioneer Sennett dies at 76 North Iowa Partly cloudy Sat urday night not so cold lows in lower 30s Partly cloudy Sunday a little warmer highs in upper 40s and lower 50s Iowa Generally fair Saturday night not so cold northwest but colder southeast lows in lower 30s Partly cloudy Sun day warmer south and cen tral highs in 50s Further out cloudy a little colder Monday Minnesota Snow flurries north warmer south Highs Sunday in 40s HOLLYWOOD pio neer Mack Sennett 76 crea tor of some of the most ri otous slapstick ever seen on the screen vdied Saturday at the Motion Picture County House and Hospital in nearby Woodland Hills Sennett had been in poor health for some timeHe un derwent major surgery for kidney stones last year A master of comedy Sen nett was the producer who gave the world Charlie Chap lin and W C Fields His bathing beauties Key stone Cops and pie throwing actors delighted a generation of movie goers Beside producing a flood of uproarious comedies Sennett discovered more talent than anyone before or after him In addition to Chaplin and Fields stars who appeared in his earlyday films includ ed Marie Dressier Wallace Beery Gloria Swanson Har old Lloyd Buster Keaton Bebe Daniels Hal Roach Lew Cody Louise Fazenda and Ed die Foy It was rugged but Sennett said it was more than just slapstick I spent a lot of money on stories and went aftersatire and burlesque he once said Sennett was the first pro ducer to realize the attrac tion of filmed cheesecake and his Bathing Beauty Girls were as famous as his clowning cops The zany policemen Sen nett had a mania for got their name from his Key stone Co first organized in New York City about 1911 Sennett whose real name was Mickael Sinnott was born in Denville Quebec on Jan 17 1884 The faihily later moved to East Berlin Conn Changing his name against wishes he left home in 1906 to try his luck on the Broadway stage He managed to land a few bit parts in Broadway shows advancing to musical come dies and operettas In 1909 he entered the fledg ling movie industry at Bio graph Studios He studied closely the techniques of D W Griffith and came west with him in 1910 as a direc tor Sennett returned to New York and organized his own film company which he moved to Los Angeles Then followed a spate of comedies including the Key stone Cops whose number in cluded Charlie Chase Billy Gilbert Slim Summerville Edgar Kennedy Roscpft Arbuckle and Turpin He also gave a 24yearold Englishman named Chaplin a job at a week Sennett considered Chaplin the great est of the comedians Sennett was the first to put spoken dialogue in comedies After moving to Paramount he introduced Bing Crosby and W C Fields to the screen In later years he served briefly as associate producer at 20th CenturyFox Until recently he lived quiet ly in his apartment never marrying He said he was married to my job GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 42 24 28 12 39 26 Belmond IS J Mitchell ort Dodge Friday night choed Norbergs sentiments He aid support for the party has rown because of unfavorable orm commodity prices andJhe ailure of the Republican adinin stratiohr1o keep Americans in ormed on foreign policy facts Polls taken in Iowa in recent peeks generally have fayored he Republicans and Vice fresi ent Nixon Loveless has run ahead of fatal tate Senator Jack Miller Sioux ity but McManus has taken a ack seat to Atty Gen Norman rbe several polls have indi ated McManus is sitting close nough to make it uncpmfort ble for Erbe some polls show Actor Bond is heart victim DALLAS Tex ond movie actor and star of the television program Wag on Train died of a heart at tack Saturday Bond who flew into Dal l a s Friday was scheduled to appear at a p r o f e s sional football game Sunday BOND He died at pm He was re ported to have collapsed in a shower and died before a doctor could arrive BJELMOND Mrs Harold Ruth Aigley 58 Belmond died Friday morning here of injuries suffered in a headon cartruck crash Thursday aft ernoon The accident occurred on a gravel road a half mile west of the north edge of Alex ander Highway patrolmen said Mrs Aigleys westbound car went out of control on loose gravel and hit an eastbound chicken truckdrivenby George Malak taris 27803 8th NW Mason City Mrs Aigley was taken to the hospital in Belmond with head and chest injuries The accident occurred about pm Thurs day and she died at am Friday Malaktaris and a passenger with him Dean Pruisman of Alexander were unhurt The truck belongs to Zanios Pro duce Mason City Mrs Aigleys husband oper ates a radiator shop in Bel mond and her daughter Mrs Leo Schwab lives in the Bel mond area Funeral services Will be held at the Methodist Church in Bel MACK SENNETT Polls still fail to show a clear trend in presidential pick WASHINGTON with a presidential preference could find a poll to suit their tastes Saturday whether their choice was Richard MO Nixon or John Kennedy Professional polls newspaper polls college campus polls arid miscellaneous other straw vote polls showed various results even though the election itself is only three days away Pollster Elmo Roper headed nto the final preelection week end with a conclusion Theres not a clear lead by either can didate Ropers latest figures from an Oct 24 nationwide pulsetak showed 46 per cent for Re publican Nixon 445 per cent for Democrat Kennedy and 94 per cent undecided But a clps er analysis of the undecided vote gave this revised picture Kennedy 485 per cent Nixon 475 per cent undecided 4 per cent The 4 per cent undecided could make an electoral college landslide either way Rope added The Princeton Research Serv ice also indicated a virtual with Kennedy holding a negli gible two per cent lead Kennedy boosters could tak cheer from George Gallups re port this week of a dramati toward the Democrat slate in the campaign home stretch Gallup said his lates nationwide poll tabulated from Oct 2026 interviews indicate that of those likely to vote an mond Monday at pm Ful ton Funeral Home is in charge Surviving are her husband a daughter Mrs Leo Schwab Belmond and her mother Mary Polmateer Mason City Bunk says Nixon of Demo goals EN ROUTE WITH NIXON W Vice President Ricnard 11 Nixon battling fprthe 32 elec toral votes of his home state o California Saturday accusec Sen John F Kennedy of talking synthetic bunk on financing of the Democratic program Nixon Republican candidate for the presidency arrived in the central California commun ity of Fresno Friday night got a tumultuous welcome from a policeestimated crowd of 15 000 which surged out of control at times NIXON PUT out a statement contending once again that pro grams advocated by Kennedy Democratic nominee for the White House would add S15 bil THIS P WAS THE CIVILWAR An unusual Civil War Centennial feature This Was the Civil War begins in this issue on page 3 A tersely written dramatic history of the great clash between the states the weekly series of articles will relate the events leading up to the fighting as Trett as describing the major battles and the confSets terrible aftermath Author of the series is Merton T Akers author ity on the Civil War and former United Press Inter national editor Watch for this feature every Saturday No trace of girl after farm blaze lion a year to federal spending Nixon said Kennedy pledged that he would adhere to sound fiscal policy if elected He cant have it both the vice president declared He cant go to Virginia and be sen sible for one hour of one day of one week and then during the rest of the time espouse his plat SAME IOWA SAFETX DEPARTMENT FIGURES Black Flat Means Traffic Death io Fast Hours forms free spending cheap money doctrines AMERICA IS a big place but not so big that such tactics go undiscovered It is synthetic bunk for Mr Kennedy to represent to the American people that his lavish spending programs can be fi nanced as he has sought to do by closing tax loopholes by economies in administration or by economic growth THOMPSON ued Saturday for some trace o Elaine Faye Randall 2 months who is missing and be photofax DEMOCRATIC CALLER Jacqueline Kennedy drops in at the paign Mrs Kennedy is remaining in switchboard room at Democratic Head the capital during the final stage of the quarters in Washington to meet each of campaign for the presidency by her the telephone operators and thank them husband Sen John F Kennedy of personally for their aid during the cam Massachusetts lieved dead in an explosion anc fire north of here Friday The child was asleep on cot in the kitchen of her horn when her mother Mrs HaroL Randallstepped outside to cal ler husband to lunch The leard a loud blast and then saw he house being consumed b lames It is thought the explosion wa caused by an oil burner The father tried to get inside o search for the child He re ceived minor cuts and burn as he crawled on his hands anc mees through the burning house The house was reduced to embers and no trace of the chile can be found Four other children in the family Bonnie Jean 11 Rose 10 June Marie 8 and Carol 7 were in school at the time o the explosion Singer Norton dies in crash CAMERON Tex UPI Johnny Horton 35 the Western style singer who made the song Battle of New Orleans popu ar was killedSaturday in a grinding headon collision on a railroad overpass Three persons two of them passengers in the car Horton was driving were injured Horton had been to Austin Tex and was enroute to Shreve port where he lives with his wife On the inside Editorials Page 4 Comiei 5 Church Niwt 67 Mason City Ntws 1011 Latost Markets 11 Ntws 12 Sporti 1314 Building Ntws 1819 Ntrtfi Ntws 22 Auto strikes bike Tiffin girl killed TIFFIN Svatos 9 was fatally injured late Friday when her bicycle was struck by a car in which four State Uni versity of Iowa students were homeward bound for the week end The girl daughter of Mr and Mrs Robert Svatos Tiffin was vdead on arrival at an Iowa ity hospital SAN KOALA BORN DIEGO Calif ffiSan An air of confidence by Kennedy NEW YORK UP Sen Job F Kennedy jr iner easing ly confident brought his hare driving campaign to New Yor again Saturday in a final bi for that states 45 electora votes Kennedy himself was still cau ious publicly about the outcome of next Tuesdays pres dential election In the last three days weve been in eight states all of which are regarded as close he tolc eporters He listed California Arizona New Mexico Texas Oklahoma Virginia Ohio and Illinois I FELT THE tide there mov ng in our direction he said And from all reports our posi ion has improved in the lasi even days The Democratic presidential candidate has consistently saic he election looked close But mge receptions Friday in Vir inia Ohio and Chicago iously lifted his hopes ob Diego Zoo officials Saturday said a zoological milestone has been achieved with the first con ception and birth of a koala out side its native Australia KENNEDYS fast big foray in ew York City and the heavily opulated surrounding areas fol owed a similar sweep by Vice President Richard M Nixon last Wednesday Kennedy chose this strategic battleground as the spot to jab at Nixon for enlist ing the Republican rescue squad of President Eisenhow er showing a preference 53 per cent picked Kennedy and 47 per cent Nixon compared with a SO SO split found in an earlier Octo ber sampling Surveys published by three national magazines this week found Kennedy ahead Time magazines correspondents fig ured Kennedy was leading in states with 306 electoral votes Nixon in states with 149 Need ed to win 269 Newsweek said 50 top Wash ington correspondents predicted Kennedy would win compared with 10 forecasting a vic tory It said political experts in 50 states estimated Kennedy would get 278 electoral votes Nixon 159 and 100 votes could o either way US NEWS and World Report rated Kennedy ahead in states with 282 votes Nixon ahead in states with 205 votes a n d 50 doubtful Nixon backers could take heart from a poll of the nations newspaper editors and publish es conducted by Publishers Auxiliary a weekly trade news japer which announced results STov 3 from nearly the 10703 ballots sent to newspaper executives AMONG executives of daily newspapers it said Nixon was Jicked as the victor by a some what smaller margin 350 elec oral votes compared with 147 or Kennedy Publishers Auxiliary said veekly newspaper editors and ublishers figure Nixon will win n what could be called a near andslide with 416 electoral against 115 for Kennedy Red guerrillas in Viet Nam slay Yank SAIGON South Viet Nam guerrillas killed n American official and his ietnamese driver 76 miles outheast of Saigon in an am ush Saturday and set his jeep blaze The International Co peration Administration identi ed the victim as Dolph B wens Tuscaloosa Ala who rrived in South Viet Nam re ently to serve as public safety dviser THREE NIXON PRESIDENTS TOOT FOR A three broth ers named Nixon of Adrian Mich each a president in his own right are doing some tootin for another Nixon they AP School band John Nixon 20 right is president of the Adrian Col lege band Jim Nixon 14 is president of the Adrian Junior High band They hope will become a president after next are the sons of Mr and Mrs Tom Nixon Tuesdays election Torn NiXon 17 who are you guessed it in is president of the Adrian High sic business ;