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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 8, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper IdtHd for Hw VOL 9f AuoclaUd nt rrtM CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans ttUNWtn MASON IOWA TUISDAY NOVEMBER I WO TC copy tW Tta HOME EDITION Outlooks good on business Public ready for yuletide By KENNETH FINK Princeton Research Service PRINCETON N dence in business and job pros pects just before the heavy Christmas shopping begins is high The latest survey on business and job prospects shows that a solid majority of rank and file citizens talked to are of the opin ion that their own state will have the same or more business and jobs during the next few years than it had during the past year or two About three in ten of all those questioned expect less business and fewer jobs What todays findings mean is this Those who see more or the same amount of business and jobs for their state during the next few years outnumber by a margin of better than two to one those who see less business and fewer jobs ahead THE PUBLICS optimism at the present time can mean only one thing down and across the look forward to busy cash registers over the coming months In conducting this weeks sur vey on business and job condi tions reporters asked adult citi zens in all walks of life the fol lowing question How do you feel about bus iness conditions in your state for the next few years Do you think therell be more bus iness and more jobs in your state than during the past year or two or less business and fewer jobs The results BUSINESS JOB BAROMETER More or the same 64 More 24 Same 40 Less 29 No opinion 7 One year ago results on the same question showed more or the same 67 per cent less bus iness and fewer jobs 27 per cent and no opinion 6 per cent little change in sen timent from that of twelve months ago And 1959 was a good year for business across the nation A BETTER idea of the mean ing of todays findings on bus iness and job prospects can be seen from the following table showing the results on the same question over the past 36 months BUSINESS JOB PROSPECTS More or same Less No op Nov 1957 57 32 11 March 1958 49 46 5 May 1958 53 43 4 Sept 1958 65 27 8 Nov 1958 68 28 4 May 1959 70 25 5 Nor 1959 68 28 4 April 1960 67 27 6 Today 64 19 7 GRUNT AND GROAN ATLANTA Var ner 19 told police Tuesday someone broke into his garage rnd stole 200 pounds of weight lifting equipment N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES BABY VOTES Cityans stand in line during ly are voting for president vice president governor the early morning at the polling place for the First US senator US representative and state and local Precinct Third Ward Despite the sign advertising officers Although the polling places are open to 8 a Mason City business promotion project they actual pm there was an unusually heavy early vote Vote total here 20 above 56 All precincts show spurt Mason City evidently was headed for a voting record Tuesday Every precinet was ahead oi the 1956 mark made during the last presidential election The total at about p m was 7587 Tuesday 4125 two years ago and B191 in 1956 THE INCREASE over the 1956 vote was 20 per cent and every polling place except the School Administration Building followed that trend Clear Lake also was piling up a heavy vote The total at 1 p m was 1338 votes That compared with 932 at noon four years ago POLLS THROUGHOUT the state close at 8 oclock and the returns will begin to come in soon after No returns are available until after the polls close The voting places in Mason City are as follows First Pre cinct 1st Ward Schools Admin istration Building 2nd Pre cinct 1st Ward Waterworks 1st Precinct 2nd Ward Court house 2nd Precinct 2nd Ward McKinley School 1st Precinct 3rd Ward Pritchards garage 2nd Precinct 3rd Ward Roose velt Junior High 1st Precinct 4th Ward S R garage 2nc Precinct 4th Ward National Guard Armory The total vote cast by pre cincts in Mason City at the lasl three national electons at aboul pm is as follows Free 1956 1958 1960 CAPE US attempt to probe 24500 miles into space failed Tuesday when a Blue Scout rocket malfunctioned and dropped its radiation measurement payload into the Atlantic Ocean min utes after blastoff NEW 4600 schoolteachers were suspended Monday for going out on strike against the school board The effectiveness of the walkout was disputed by the board and the teachers union as schools were closed Tuesday because of the elec tion MOSCOW Soviet Premier Khrushchev radi ating good cheer and confident in communisms eventual triumph called the American and West Ger man ambassadors to his side Monday night to toast to peace and friendship The occasion was a gigantic Kremlin reception celebrating the 43rd anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution WALLOPS ISLAND Va A Mercury space craft intended to test a pilot escape system plunged into the Atlantic only 13 miles from the experiment station when its rocket launcher failed Roper poll gives edge to Nixon NEW YORK Elmo Ropers final analysis of voter sentiment gave Vice Pres ident Richard Nixon an edge in the presidential race while most other surveys favored Sen John F Kennedy Roper said his final survey which ended Sunday and was announced Monday night indi cated Nixon leading with 49 per cent to Kennedys 47 per cent Roper said the undecided 4 per cent could throw the election either way Another national pollster George Gallup estimated there were about two million unde cided voters who could swing the outcome to either candidate GaUups final poll of likely voters gave Kennedy 49 per cent of the vote Nixon 48 per cent with three per cent unde cided B47 CRASHES LOCKBOURNE Ohio An Air Force B47 jet bomber crashed on takeoff at Lock bourne Air Force Base early Tuesday killing all five crew members aboard North Iowa Few snow flurries northeast Tuesday night cold er lows in upper 20s De creasing cloudiness and colder Wednesday highs in 30s Iowa Snow flurries extreme northeast Tuesday night cold er over state lows near 20 northwest to the 30s southeast Decreasing cloudiness colder Wednesday highs generally in the 30s Further outlook Mostly fair Thursday not so cold southwest continued cold elsewhere Minnesota Windy much colder snow flurries Highs Wednes day in 20s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Tuesday Maximum 45 Minimum 38 On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 5 Comics 7 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 Sports 1M2 Society News 1314 North Iowa News 18 Candidates mg fingers crossed as voters go to polls 1P1W 2P1W 1P2W 2P2W 1P3W 2P3W 1P4W 2P4W 616 910 899 640 840 830 892 564 356 573 611 370 783 514 586 332 626 1196 1036 781 1161 1035 962 790 ROCKNE DIES SOUTH BEND Ind liam D Rockne 39 son of famed Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne died Mon day night Tells of Redbacked plans to invade South Viet Nam SAIGON South Viet Nam UPI Communist troops made their first attempt to invade South Viet Nam since 1954 set up a base for further operations but were beaten back by loyal proWestern forces the government an nounced in a communique Monday Fighting still contin ues aspokesman said Deputy Minister of National Defense Nguyen Dinh Thuan told reporters at a news con ference at Saigon army head quarters at which a number of prisoners and captured arms were displayed that the first attack was made from Laos on Oct 21 by a force estimated at up to 500 men This was followed two days later by a series of probing attacks in the same general area by another 200 Commu nist troops The government of Presi dent Ngo Dinh Diem the communique said promptly smashed the back of the inva sion by hurling its own in fantry forces and one battal ion of paratroopers into a swift counterattack The reference to 1954 was to the time when Viet Nam was divided at the 17th par allel into a free South and a Communist North under the terms of an agreement reached in Geneva Asked whether the attack which took place on Oct 21 constituted aggression Thuan said only they are regular troops fie said no appeal to the Southeast Asia Treaty Organ ization was being considered for the moment South Viet Nam although not a member of SEATO falls with in the defensive safeguards of that eightnation alliance headed up by the United States Silence prevails in nation FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Its all over except the voting The candidates for major of fices who have been doing most of the shouting went to their homes Monday night for some peace and of course to cast their ballots The Kennedy clan came from the hectic hustings to their quiet seaside summer home to await the outcome of their team run for the presidency In all 18 Kennedys came to the Cape Cod retreat at Hyan nis Port Mass It was a chill bleak and de serted time for the seashore But the Kennedys looked for ward to shutting themselves offlimits to press radio and television UNTIL THE very closing hours of the night Monday had been on the go Presidential candidate John F Kennedy made his last pro nouncemeht to a cheering audi ence in Bostons historic Faneuil Hall where revolutionary patri ots once roused the citizenry to embark on the Boston tea party I now cease to be a candi date he said Im now a voter He got up early Tuesday in time to get to a Boston polling booth by 8 am At Los Angeles a confident and optimistic Vice President Richard Nixon returned to the scene of his earliest success to cast his ballot at am The Vice President and his wife Pat smiled and waved at the crowd of 150 persons that had gathered in the early morning at the polling place in East Whittier then entered the mod est residence of Roger McNey to vote The home was within a mile of where Nixon grew up THE WEARY candidate car ried his record 50state presi dential campaign dowa to the wire proclaiming he could sense1 the election tide running in his favor and vowing to keep it running right through the last vote counted Bonetired and hoarse Nixon flew to his home state for a tinal election morning rally that climaxed 36 consecutive hours of campaigning that included an unprecedented fourhour tele vision marathon After casting his ballot Nixon returned to his hotel to rest during the day then wait the election results during the night at his suite At GettysBurg Pa President Eisenhower had to wait five minutes for the polls to open jefore he could cast ballot No at the Barlow firehouse poll ing place near here At Beverly Mass Republican vice presidential nominee Henry Cabot Lodge and his wife Emily voted at a school lo cated appropriately enoughon Eisenhower Avenue At Johnson City Tex Demo cratic vice presidential nominee Lyndon B Johnson was the 99th person to vote in his home pre cinct SAME DATEW9S74 UOWA DEPARTMENT FIGURES IBIftck TrfCfo Bulk M tMi U Htmri RICHARD NIXONS JOHN KENNEDYS JAMES FARLEY and HERBERT HOOVER HARRY TRUMAN DWIGHT EISENHOWER His last act was to vote for Nixon RIVERHEAD NY The last act of Linn B Young was to vote for Richard Nixon for President Young 95 a re tired farmer and lifelong Re publican traveled five miles from his home Tuesday to vote He left the voting booth and headed back toward his car accompanied by his daughter Mrs Stephen Tyte He collapsed just he reached hiscan No trends as small points HERSCHEL LOVELESSES FHOM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Americans in record numbers voted thetrchoice Tuesday for a new president to lead the nation in the next four fateful years Early returns were too skimpy to indicate a national trend either for Republican Vice President Richard Nixon or Sen John Kennedy his Democratic rival But from east and west and north and south came reports of a vitally interested citizenry moving to the polls in numbers certain to beat the 1956 record of 62027040 popular votes for president With about 83 million Americans eligible to vote it ap peared likely that more than 65 million would before the day was over The biggest early count was from Republican Kansas where returns from 143 of 2961 pre cincts many of them incom plete gave Nixon a lead of bet ter than 32 The division was Nixon 10821 Kennedy 6556 Here is a sampling of early re turns Five tiny communities in New Hampshire Nixon 49 Kennedy 8 Princess Anne Va All 7 votes for Kennedy McCormick SCJ Bells store precinct all 6 for Kennedy Waynesville NC Gataloochee precinct all 8 for Kennedy p ARSONS Kan 4 pre 71 for Nixon 61 for Ken nedy Winona County pre 3 for Kennedy M o u nt Washington Mass Nixon 23 Kennedy 12 The 1956 vote was 22 for President Eisen hower and 4 for Adlai E Stev enson Beaufort SC Daufuskie Is land in Beaufort 10 Kennedy 6 Four years ago Daufuskie gave 12 votes to Eisen hower 3 to Stevenson CARROLL COUNTY Mo First precinct nedy 10 Nixon 2 Pointe AuX Barques Mich First precinct 11 Kennedy 4 Atchison Kan Three pre 199 Kennedy 185 A Virginia fishing v i 11 a ge which went 31 for Eisenhower over Democrat Adlai Stevenson four years ago reported 70 for Kennedy over Nixon And a North Carolina mountain precinct which was solidly Dem ocratic in 56 remained that way with 8 votes for Kennedy The tide of voters swelled as the day wore on Kentucky re ported an extremely heavy turn out with more than a million votes predicted In Connecticut all signs point ed to a record Utah voting in the first hours was well above four years ago IN THE SPOT check around the country these were some of the reports turnout JACK MILLER indicated with voting heavy in all sections early lineups pointing toward record vote Elapid movement of lines in De troit indicated most voters were pulling straight party levers on voting machines voting heavier than in 1956 despite raio Missouri Near record early turnout in Democratic St Louis ome outstate points reported jig early vote despite chilly Texas Long lines waiting when polls opened in all sections Indiana Prospective record vote so heavy uv arger cities that Atlanta sought ektra voting machinesbut found none early vote state to tal expected slow early turnout in Manhattan and the Bronx aised questions whether New York City Democrats were rush ng out for Kennedy lowans seemingly out to set mark DBS MOINES ffhlowans in seemingly record numbers were casting ballots Tuesday after what probably will go down as one of the hardestfought presi dential election year campaigns in the history of the state and nation Secretary of State Melvin Synhorst has forecast a total vote of around 1300000 out of the states approximately 1 750000 eligible voters This would top 1952s record turnout of 1268733 Its a political axiom in Iowa that good weather favors the Democrats and bad weatherthe Republicans because the pre dominantly Republican farmers are more prone to vote if they cant work the fields The Weather Bureau predict ed early Tuesday that a new cold front would cover the Mate by evening bringing with it chilly temperatures brisk winds and light showers Many cities reported prospec tive voters standing in line well before the precincts opened Council Bluffs officials esti mated that the noon vote was 10 per cent above the number of votes cast by noon in 1856 More than 5000 votes were cast in Fort Dodge before noon which was more than onethird of the 1956 total vote of 12300 Nearly 2000 voters Cast their ballots in the first three at Bopne where 12549 persons votedin 1956 This yeirg total was expected to far exceed that figure ;