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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 5, 1964, Mason City, Iowa y The newspaper that makes oil North lowans neighbors the East Voters lack enthusiasm EDITORS NOTE With the election growing nearer how do Eastern voters assess President Johnson and Sen Barry Goldwater What do they like or dislike about the senator from Arizona and the man in the White House AP reporters from Maine to West Virginia round up the vot ers views in tho first of a fourpart series which also will Include tho West South and Midwest By RAYMOND C ROWLEY In the old milltown of Lowell Mass F Joseph ODonoghue 80 a Princeton graduate and re tired transportation expert lifts his eyes from a braided rug he ismaking as a hobby Then he sounds off on politics Im a freewheeling inde pendent I voted for Calvin Cool idge in 1924 This time Im vot ing for Lyndon B Johnson Why Because I think ho has done an average job I cant see why the Republicans nomi nated that other fellow Down the line in Rock wood Hills Del Mrs W R Hoover Edition voc MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 5 1H4 CauuU Two Sectieni Pnsi Full LCIM Wliti Mo Settlement in GM strike for Sen Barry housewife is Goldwater I dont like the trend towar socialism I believe our country is taking But neither party has much to be proud of this year Examined carefully these statements seem to have a com mon of enthusiasm This cropped up repeatedly as Associated Press reporters con ducted a poll of voter sentiment in the East They called people at home talked to them on the streets over the bridge table the luncheon table and on the cocktail circuit Sure both Johnson and Gold water have their hard core of enthusiasts like people who write letters to editors In the letterstoeditors category Gold water seems to have the edge But most of the pollsand oth er indicators point to much if not all of the populous North east as Johnson territory Gold water himself has said he is the underdog with no place to go ders but up The survey turned up another peculiarity Most people con tacted seemed however hesi tantly tohaye iriide up their minds early in the campaign This is in line with the dictum of the old political wizard James A Farley who helped engineer Franklin D Roosevelts election as president Farley held that the oratory in the last few weeks doesnt matter the peo ple have already made up their minds The survey indicates the big nuclear thing re lations with the Soviet Union federal power vs states rights orderT etc have been under discus sion in family circles But all in all the issues seem to blur into impressionistic pic it depends on whose picture seems least distasteful Civilrights which may be a sleeper did not figure at all in many of the comments NEXT A SAMPLING OF SOUTHERN SENTIMENT City firms not slowed by strike Deliveries on new General Motors cars to Mason City cus tomers are not expected to be slowed much according to the consensus of dealers in this area Cars purchased now on order will receive preference over de liveries of stock orders by deal ers The present supply of cars in stock is fair Tho Birum Olsor Co has 14 new 1965 Buicks available at the present time for customers who will take them as they a r e equipped Buick dealers had more cars than usual on hand when the strike started accord ing to Lloyd Cummins vice president and assistant man ager About eight orders for special colors or equipment are wait ing It is expected the strike will not affect deliveries on Red guard killed 57 tunnel under wall to freedom BERLIN AP Fiftyssven East Germans escapedto West Berlin this weekend through a long tunnel dug under theRed wall the West Berlin govern ment reported Monday East Germany said one of its border guards was shot dead during the escape and called it mur der It was believed to be one of the biggest mass escapes since the Red wall was erected in the summer of 1961 All the refugees 23 men 31 women and 3 children came through unhurt Red guards found the tunnel just after the escape and fired submachine guns into the passageway The East German Defense Ministry said the border guard was killed by aimed shots from armed bandits who had penetrated into East German territory through the tunnel It seemed possible that the guard was in the tunnel and fell under the fire of his comrades Informed sources said this was believed to be the third successful tunnel exploit recent ly West Berlin authorities try to keep escape methods secret The latest tunnel was under Bernauerstrasses on the French sector border When it was learned Red guards had found the tunnel the city government announced the escape Since last Saturday the ref ugees had crept through the tunnel in small groups The city government said just before the operation was to end four East German soldiers and three civilians drove up tothe eastern end of the tunnel A few second later West police heard several blasts from sub machine guns That was Monday morn ing Within 15 minutes the east end the tunnel was surround ed by East German troops Tunnel escapes have become less frequent in recent months TUNNEL Continued on Page 1 these cars Normally it takes about four or five weeks on de liveries O R Sedars president of Se dars PontiacCadillac said his company has about 30 new car orders on hand but a limited supply of 65s available at this jme He said orders placed at this time would receive pref erence over dealers stock or Keith Rozen president am manager of S t R Chevrote Co Inc said his company ha about 24 new cars available a present and he has 50 orders o hand He expects this willtake care of needs for the next week Drake U president Harmon dies DBS MOINES Hen ry G Harmon 63 presidentof Drake University since 1941 died in a hospital here early Monday of an apparent heart attack Death came about an hour aft er he entered the hospital Dr Harmon served as presi dent of William Woods College at Fulton Mo from 1934 until aking over the presidency of or two As soon as production starts Drake He took his bachelors degrc from Cotner College in Lincoln tteb in 1924 and advanced de gree from Transylvania College in Lexington Ky and the Uni versity of Minnesota His father A D Harmon for merly served as president o Cotner College and Transy vania College Dr Harmon suffered the heart attack at his home shortly be fore 1 am He had been hospi talized last month for a check we expect to have a normal op eration said Rozen It would be a different story if produc tion had been delayed for any length of time Jack Zenor president of Ze nor Motor Co said they have only three small cars available at the present time and 12 on Reds took equipment from Yanks Red carpet out for Philippine WASHINGTON W President Johnson welcomed Philippine President Diosdado Macapagal to the US Monday and told him the success of your dy namic democracy shows that eeddm is the wave of the fu ure for all of Asia In a 15minute red carpet eremony on the White House outh lawn Johnson gave strong ssurance that there would be o repetition of too little and oo late in dealing with emer encies in the Pacific up but the heart attack was un expected Dr Harmon attended gradu ate school at the University of Chicago four summers and be came the first student there to complete a major in university administration At Chicago he was granted a fellowship for further study in higher education and attended WASHINGTON group of 15 Soviet government officials forcibly entered two hole rooms occupied by US military attaches in the city of Khabar ovsk a week ago the State De partment disclosed Monday ant seized photographic equipmen and other personal property The United States has protest ed the flagrant violation o the diplomatic immunity of th men who were traveling with British colleague on a trip t Tokyo and Hong Kong The Americans are due bac in Moscow in a few days A State Department spoke man said that details of exactl what happened are lacking bu that he had no evidence that any of the four westerners was injured RIB1COFF APPARENTLY OK HENRY HARMON Fatal Attack the Universityof Minnesota at Minneapolis where he received his PhD degree in 1935 In the 1920s Dr Harmon went HARMON Continued on Page 2 Baker probe ON CEMETERY top of a car circled lies part the car The demolished auto is stopped at the iar right Frank ly underneath the truck which tipped over on it killing the diiver of Borchert Owatonna Minn the cars driver was killed Minnesota man dies in crash CHARLES Bor chert 45 Owatonna Minn was killed in an autotruck collision Sunday afternoon four miles northwest of Charles City on Cemetery Curve on Highways 18 and 218 His wife Evelyn K Borchert and the driver of the truck Warren Dumire St Paul are hospitalized at the Cedar Val ley Hospital here Mrs Borchert is in serious condition with mul tiple lacerations and possible internal injuries Dumire had less serious injuries and was in a state of shock According to investigating of ficers the truck loaded with cat tle crossed the double yellow line As the driver swerved back he lost control of the vehicle which struck the car then tipped over on it shearing off the top of the auto Dumire was hauling a load of cattle from Dickenson ND Ten calves were killed in the acci dent CLOSEUP OF CEMETERY CURVE DEATH CAR held up absenteeism ALBANY NY Sen WASHINGTON AP Ab senteeism by both Democrat and Republican senators blocked a GOP effort Monday to force preelection hearings on a politicalpayoff charge in the Bobby G Baker case Only the chairman Sen B Everett Jordan DNC and Abraham Ribicoff DConn who nearly collapsed during a speech in Albany NY Saturday night was discharged Sunday from Al bany Medical Center Hospital North fowo Weather outlook Frost and froete warning Fair through Tuesday Cooler Monday night frost and freez ing temperatures lows from the upper Ms to the lower 90s A link warmer Tuesday highs in the upper 50s Weather Details on Pago 2 Sen John Shr Cooper R Ky showed vi at a closed meeting of the nine member Senate Rules Committee called jy Jordan Cooper had planned to offer motion to have Baker former Ambassador Matthew H Me Closkey and other key figure involved in the payoff charge summoned to testify later thi week or the first next week BuVwithout a quorum of fiv members no business could be transacted After a brief discussion of th situation Jordan and Coope said they would get in touc with olhermembcrs of the com I Nab 6 in Mississippi bombings 1 was Army demolitions expert Accord on main contract Local issues still unsettled DETROIT General Motors Corp and United Auto Workers union reached tentative agree ment Monday on a nationalla Mr contract expected to bring an early end to a nationwide strike against the No 1 auto maker Leonard Woodcock UAW vice president in charge of the un ions GMdepartment toldnews men the national settlement could result in an agreement within a week on local plant is sues which block an end to the 11day strike The agreement announced after an allnight session at the jar gaining table removed a cloud from over the national economy which could be im paired seriously by a long walk out GMvs assembly lines were shut down Sept 25 when more han a quarter million workers were pulled off their jobs by the union cutting off production of all 1965 GM cars By the end of last weekthe company had notified steelpro ducers to delay shipments for at least two weeks v r UAW President Walter P Reuthersaidthe settlement em braces an economic package similar to those negotiatedlast month with the bers of Artiencais automotive big threesFord and However the tentative three year agreement will not become effective i until local in 117 of 130GMplants across the countryare resolved said Louis G SeatonlGM vice president of personnel The atthe plant agreements supplement the na tional contracts of all the auto makers The marathon bargaining ses sion came after the parties agreedSunday to switch their from local problem to national issues In doing so they conceded too little progress had been made local demands which numbered more than 17000 when the walkout began 11 days ago Only about 2000 were whittled away duringthe week Mondays agreement on a new threeyear pact which still must be ratified by the unions rank and file membership calls for higher pensions as an early re tirement incentive longer va cations additional holidays and other fringes The agreement also wages1 in the second and third years In addition R cut her said it CM littce during the week to find ut the prospects of getting bsent senators to return here ext week Jordan was asked by news men if he would urge his absent emocratic colleagues to come ack Im riot going to ask them to o anything he replied adding t was up to the members to ecide for themselves The Highway Commission an nounced Oct 1 that it was plan ning to install flashing yellow lights and large warning arrow signs on this stretch of highwayl in an effort to reduce the traf fic hazard of the curve A re location of the highway is planned for 1966 The signs had just been in stalled The lights had not been put up yet However Jordan said Id ike mighty well to get this thing cleared up population Cooper said he would get ouch with 3a and Carl the absent GOP members of the IOWt Population of state disputed JACKSON Miss Six more men have been arrested in connection with three racial bombings in the McComb Miss area the FBI said Mon day A former army demolitions pcrt Emery Allen Lee 35 of cComb was among those ar ested Roy K Moore special jent in charge of the Jackson BI office said Moore said that Lee harged with illegal possession f explosives conspiracy and is ccused of furnishing and arm ng explosives used in recen lasts The six along with four Dthers arrested last week were held without bond pending grand jury action The s i x men also were charged under Mississippi slat utes with unlawful use of ex plosives The maximum sen tence upon conviction on this charge is death DES MOINES AP Iowa is an estimated 2 an increase of Sens Hugh Scott Rover the 1960 federal census th arl T Curtis RNeb vi Slalilir nvisin Vital Statistics Divisio committee and urge them to return for early hearings He said he saw no reason why the committee couldnt com plete hearings in October on the payoff charge brought by Sen John J Williams RDel if a quorum could be obtained Im disappointed we could not get a quorum he said A said Sunday in a disagreemen with the US Census Burea estimate The federal estimate la month was 2756000 makin Iowa and West Virginia the on stales to decline in populatio since 1960 The 1960 federal census was 2757000 Others arrested were ied by Moore as identi Gilles 35 all of McComb The McComb area of south DBS MOINES AP Presi dent Johnson has added 15 min utes to his planned DCS Moines visit for Wednesday and is expected to take at least 30 minutes to make a major farm speech Gov Harold Hughes has announced Latest plans call for Johnson Hilton Dunaway 36 John west Mississippi has been Paul Westbrook 20 Charles rocked by 16 racial bombings i oc r rM since June Four persons were Avery Womack 26 Gerald arrested last Friday and the Lawrence 21 and Sterling county grand jury began investigating the case Monday The latest arrests were linked to the same cases for which the other four were charged Moore said Lee formerly worked at the Arm ys Aber jdeen Md proving grounds Agents found on property ad Ijacent to Lees home a quantity of militarytype hand grenades 115 shrapnel and dynamite bombs a fivegallon can of ex LBJ adds time to Iowa trip for big farm speech plans to allow more time for spend more time in the city In Washington the Republi can National Committee an sand rounds of 30caliber am munition some carbines and Inside The Globe 1011 Editorials Soc iety news Sports news 1314 Bowling news Clear Lake news Latest markets to arrive at the DCS Moines airport at am in the presidential jet He will leave the airport at am in a motorcade along Fleur Drive and Locust Street to the Capitol where his speech is to start at am Johnson is to speak from a stand being erected at the State house grounds 14 He will return to the airport 14 by the route by which he came 18 and will take off at pm i a u 11 a L i ii i i j nounced Sunday that a truth blackacks Moore squad will follow the Democrat The FBI official said tho president and his running mate weapons were buried n e a r a Sen Hubert Humphrey in their gravel pit campaign travels this week Tho squad led by Son Carl T Curtis of Nebraska and RepJway Moore said the men would be transferred from the state high Continued on Page 1 Four men m running for council seat Four men appear to be m the running for the vacant C f t y Council seat from the Fourth Ward Actual selection will be the first order of business when the council meets at pm Monday in the City Hall council chambers Most freojuootly fnonKoneoi the council seat is Cecil R Boyer 1119 1st NW Also men tioned as possibilities are Leuia Wolf 23 Beaumont Harry R Wolf 107 Linden Draid Mason City news 1111 Comics 2 North Iowa news M Transit timetable 2f Classified pages 2427 Original plans called for him to land at 9 am and stay only 90 minutes Hughes said he was noltfiec Sunday that Johnson changed t Robert H Michel of Illinois will be in Des Moines and will hold a I news conference after Johnsons peech It also will hold a news conference in Omaha after Hum hrey appears there Monday night The GOP said the squad aims to set the record straight aft er the Democratic candidates speak Humphrey mentioned the squad in Des Moines recently and said that turning the truth over to the Republicans is like patrol barracks to Hinds County jail here the Lloyd L McGee 823 4th SW and the previous councilman from later to the Pike County jail at the Fourth Ward has been Men tioned but is not considered a forerunner He lost to Phil Skip ton in the 1958 city election McComb putting a fox in charge of the chicken coop Sharif 131 29th SW Oct 1 resignation of Skipton must be filled by Saturday It will require three of the five council votes to name the councilman The Fourth Ward most of the souUiwest section of the city Tbe line rum west OB 1st NW south on Pierce Uid west again on 4th SW ;