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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 25, 1954, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edittd for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAPIft THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NIIGHIORS v HP1TKM VOL 1X1 Associated Pnu ud United Press Full Wires Seven Cents i Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 25 W4 This Paper Consists at Four One 41 Ronald Roggerman Karen Clark Earl Hill Charles Shepard Judy James Judy Schulz John Ramsey Ronald Colby On Issue Low Courts May Get New Power By LEWIS GULICK WASHINGTON Justice Department says the controversial task of sending white and Negro children to the same public schools should be carried out under local federa court by a general Supreme Court order Atty General Brownell proposed this to the Supreme Court Wed nesday And in so doing he seemed in agreement with Presiden Eisenhower and with the parties directly involved in the historic cas on public school segregation Brawnells brief was filed as part of the proceedings stemming from the high tribunals May 17 decision that public school segregation unconstitutional The court held a final order at the time ask ing instead for further argumen on how school desegregation shoulc be carried out The date for hear ing these arguments has been pu off at least until next year Precast Sought Eisenhower told a news confer ence Tuesday that heUnderstand the high court is trying to fin some sort of decentralized process and that he believes weight will b given to the emotional and practi cal problems involved Suggestions that federal distric courts handle the job were offeree in briefs filed Nov 15 by Texas Maryland Virginia Delaware th School Board of Clarendon jCounty and attorneys lor Negro par ents who are principals in the original cases Directly involved in the case are South Carolina Virginia Dela ware Kansas and the District of Columbia Kansas and the Distric of Columbia already have told the court their public school Integra tion programs are well under way A number of southern state have made arrangements avowed ly aimed at getting around the May 17 decision In one of these Georgia State Atty Gen Eugene Cook commented after hearing o Brownells proposal It is immaterialto the people of Georgia what method they use to enforce the decision because the people of Georgia are still deter mined to circumvent the decision at all Best Position Brownell said school authentic and lower courts are in the best position to carry out integration iu fKat MA because it is clear that no single formula or blueprint is readily susceptible of application to all lo He emphasized however that he believes the Supreme Court shoulc keep jurisdiction in the matter for the purpose of making such further orders if any as may be come UMI DATIltSJm Tribute Paid to Beardsley at Funeral 200 Mourners at Simple Ceremony NEW VIRGINIA body of Gov Williams S Beardsley wa laid to rest in a simple ceremonj on a windswept hill Wednesda after he was paid tribute for lonj devoted service to the citizen of A brisk chill wind whipped the knot bf about 200 tearful mourner standing at the graveside unde darkened skies as the casket o the threetime governor was low ered beside that of his son Billy 11 who died in 1930 The Rev Leroy Moore pastor of the Humble Methodist Church here where Beardsley was a faith for 32 years pre sided at the final rites The 53yearold governor wa killed in an automobile wreck Sunday night His wife Charlotte 53 injured in the same accident was confined to a hospital bed in Des Momes and was unable to attend the funeral Dignitaries Attend Gov Robert Crosby of Nebras lea Thomas Martin R Iowa Gov Leo Elthon and Govelect Leo A Hoegh led a host of dignitaries at the services An estimated to friends and fellow townsmen oi Jie governor solemnly filed past Jis casket in the flowerfilled church while it was open from 11 to 1 About 300 persons crowded the main floor and anoth er 300 the basement of the church ror the half hour service which began at Some arrived at noon in order to get seat n the tiny church Dr Raoul C Calkins former uperintendent of the Des Moines District of the Methodist Church preached the funeral sermon A Good Governor In bis long and devoted service o the citizens of Iowa Governor kardsley was strengthened in his courage and conviction by the con stant support of his neighbors of New Rev Calkins aid Renewed in strength from ITOU he sought to serve others syond this community in that same genuine sincere way he served you a merchant farm and He said that when historians win his record the tribute will be made be was a good gov Tht minister said the sud death of Beardsley fulfilled the wish of the poem which read Let meo quickly like a caadle gnt snuffed out just the hey day of glow Give me Ugfc noon let it to thus would THANKSGIVING DAY 1954 Bjr trttt tht world round Thursday took time off from worries about tho Russians taxes high cost of living to givo thinks for tho many blessings thty do Although woathor ovor much of nation much to bo desired day promised to of most joyful in the annual observance of this uniquely American holiday of prayer and feasting With tho worlds shooting wars stilled by an un easy peace the nation could echo with deepfelt thanks President Eisenhowers Proclamation We are grateful that our beloved country remains free and strong and that each of us can worship God in our own Government economists did their bit to spread joy by calculating that the traditional turkey din ner would be cheaper than last year Turkeys the experts said generally were 4 to 10 cents a pound under last years levels President and Mrs Eisenhower were in Augus ta for the holiday Like thousands of other Americans they had a guest to help them eat their Field Marshal Viscount gomery the Presidents World War II comrade in arms and now deputy commander of Allied forces in Europe The Army furnished turkey dinners to its men in foreign posts GlobeCaiette photo IT BEGAN WITH A STEAK Osage foreign student Thanksgiving week end began with a steak dinner Wednesday evening at the First Baptist Church shortly after the 31 scholars arrived from Iowa City by bus Between two students is Osages Gerhard Goplerud who has entertained students every year since the program began fire years ago Osage Hosts 31 Foreign Students at Fifth Thanksgiving Program By ROLF HOFSTAD GlobeGaiette Writer the fifth Thanks jiving residents of this North owa community Thursday sat down to the traditional turkey din ner with foreign students from he State University of Iowa Iowa City here for a threeday holi day Wednesday night 31 from Australia Korea Japan ndia and Burma among other up to the door of he Bloxham Hotel here to be greeted by their hosts who will ive them an oldfashioned Amer can Thanksgiving celebration They will return to Iowa City aturday afternoon At the hotel the overseas stu dents most of them doing grad uate work at SUI received favors and freshened up after the long bus trip From there they went to the First Baptist Church for a solid steak dinner Most of the students attended a union service at First Congre gational Church Wednesday night and from there went to the homes of their hosts where they started to get acquainted with kids dogs and American food Thursday the students divided their time between turkey and talk Friday afternoon an in formal social hour is scheduled for Sacred Heart Church music shuffleboard and refresh ments Friday evening at the an 35 Injured in Derailment nual Rotary Club dinner will be held at First Methodist Church followed at 8 by the highlight of the open forum when students will speak about their homelands Traditionally Saturday morning the students look over the town and visit with their new friends At 2 they board a bus for Iowa City and their studies One resident who has enter tained students since the pro grams inception sums the proj ect up this way We get more out of this than the students Its a liberal educa tion this having a foreign stu dent in your home for three If the world had more of these projects there would be consider ably fewer Four students will appear on KGLOTV Thursday at on the Doug Sherwin Show NEEDLES Calif persons were injured shaken or uttered shock in a Thanksgiving ve derailment ofthe Santa Fe Chief oo the Mojave Desert Wed nesday night Most of the injuries were minor owever Only two were hospital zed and one put to bed in a motel wre There were 95 passengers aboard te train when eight can jolted off the tracks remaining upright at a remote scene near Cadiz five miles rom the nearest highway and 12 mfles west of Wre The first three cars and the en fine brought the passengers here rriving at a m Thursday These units and other available were made up into a new rain which left at 3 a five hours late train left Los An ftles at 4 Wednesday due here at 10 oclock Wednesday night and in Chicago at a m Friday Besides the three injured 13 other passengers remained here overnight because pullman space was unavailable for them Many of the passengers on ar rival here seemed dated or ex cited but there was no hysteria Several said as they milled about waiting to continue their journey eastward that ft seemed miracu lous that there ao or serious injuries CILHRITIIS WID HOLLYWOOD OKActress Pier Angeli and singer Vie Damorie married in the presence of MO guests including many film lumi naries chose IMS Vegas for U S Officials Studying Action Against China WASHINGTON Measures short of war were being carefully weighed Thursday by American officials charged with trying to win freedom for 13 Americans con demned to prison by Red China With military action apparently ruled out President Eisenhower Wednesday pledged every step humanly possible within peaceful State Department officials had three principal ave nues open to them 1 To protest in the strongest terms as they already have set out to do to Red Chinas representatives at Geneva 2 To bring pressure on Com munist China as they have in the past through British and other Wife of Remington Blames Couple of Hoodlums for Attack in Lewisburg Prison LEWISBURG Pa agents and federal penitentiary author ties Thursday investigated the death of William Walter Remington convicted perjurer whose wife was quoted as saying he was fatally injured by a couple of hoodlums who got all worked up by all the publicity about Remington convicted of perjury after denying he gave governmeni secrets to the in the Lewisburg penitentiary hospital Wednesday of a skull fracture Prison officials said his head was battered while he slept Monday An emergency operation Tuesday failed to save his life Two other convicts identified as George Junior McCoy 34 Grun dy and Robert Carl Parker 21 Washington charged with murder in connection with Remingtons death Both men are serving time on auto thefi charges Hiss Release The probe of the attack on Rem ngton came as prison authorities at Lewisburg prepared for the re ease Saturday of Alger Hiss due to be freed after serving 3Vi years of a prejury sentence also involv ng denials be gave government secrets to the Reds Acting Warden Fred T Wilkin on said no prisoner demonstra ions had been caused by the ap proach of Hiss release and prison jfficials issued a terse no com ment reply to statements that lemingtons death had been aused by antiRed feeling among he penitentiarys inmates However Remingtons second wife was quoted as telling the New fork Post her husband was at tacked by a couple of hoodlums who got all worked up by all the ublicity about She quoted Wilkinson as telling er though that the attack ap Kared completely unprovoked and was an impersonal Believed Red The New york JournalAmerican uoted Mrs Remington as saying They killed killed im because they thought he was Communist Oh my God my od No matter what they thought e never was a Road Deaths Show Spurt By tki Preii A sudden spurt of fatal traffii accidents Thursday hopes that the way to a safe giving A United Press dampenec nation was on its and sane Thanks survey since Wednesday night showed 26 persons had died in auto accidents No other types of accidental deaths were reported An early lag in accident reports encouraged experts to hope the na lions drivers were practicing life saving caution But the toll climbed sharply during the early morning hours Three auto crashes accounted 13 of the deaths Two hcadon col isions in Illinois killed five and our persons respectively Four more persons were killed in an In diana smashup Thousands of motorists jammed he highways as they journeyed to oin their families in the traditional urkey dinner and to give thanks The weather was fair and driving conditions were good in most of the nation But wintry weather made ravel hazardous in the northern Midwest and parts of the North east Allied representatives at Peiping or perhaps even through the Rus sians 3 To go to the United Nations as they did with protests against atrocities in Korea and the ing down of an American plane with demands for a resolution of censure And while they were at it these officials could do their best toward mobilizing world opinion against Red China for what the United States has called the amoral and outrageous jailing of inno cents on trumpedup charges Widespread public indignation on this score could hurt Peipings drive for diplomatic recognition and a seat at the UJST Red China announced Tuesday that 11 U S airmen and two U S civilians captured during the Ko rean War had been sentenced ai spies to prison terms ranging from four years to life Wednesday Peiping radio broadcast that these 13 plus five Americans who had died were among 230 saboteurs the Chinese Reds said were captured or killed inside China since 1951 Give Assurances Eisenhower said Wednesday U S government is doing every thing humanly possible within peaceful means to get our boys His given to the mother of one of the im prisoned men The mother was Mrs Hurley L Baumer of Lewisburg whose son Maj William J Baumer was sentenced to eight years in prison Baumer and the other 10 airmen were aboard a B29 shot down Jan 12 1953 The two civilians were on an earlier flight lost between South Korea and Japan Members of Congress were quick o voice indignation Sen Purtell DConn urged all possible action to free the 13 Sen Welker R Idaho said force should be used Sen John M Butler RMd said other than diplomatic measures should be decided on without de ay without compromise or with out piecemeal NO DAMACE EUREKA Calif rumbling earthquake was felt in Eureka and he surrounding northwestern Cal fornia area at Thurs day Sheriffs officers said there vere no reports of damage The Weather owa Clearing nochange in tem perature Globe Gazette weather data up o 8 Thurs day Maximum 37 Minimum 25 At 8 26 YEAR AGO Maximum 35 Minimum 28 COWINUtO COlO Federal Spending Bound to Hike Taxes WILLIAM P HILM Last WASHINGTONState and local taxes will surely rise and federal taxes may rise to meet the down payments on what government pro posesto spend in 1955 Not all States and localities face UUf prospect but many do And Uncte Sams taxes may not rise substantially there probably will be a shifting of the harden among classes of taxpayers The effect of the spending Mite of 1955 however probably will not be felt until 1956 as tax collections al ways lag behind A census survey completed re cesrtly measure of Mate and local taxes in 1953 Federal tax collections for the year were known earlier The total of the three sets of tar collections is the total of the down payment that year on government spendings Heres the tally Uncle Sam collected mil lion The 4 States collected million Cities counties towns and other localities collected mil lion a part of total government spendings amounted to billion for the year Ac tual spendings as shown in a pre ceding article to billion The total collected by Uncle Sam it M toil treasury re for the last day of fiscal 1953 Its the gross figure Part of it was returned in refunds and part went to about 13 million persons on so cial security and public assistance rolls Federal collectors got an aver age of per capita in taxes That was nearly for a family of four persons on the average State and local tax collectors says the Census Bureau took a per cap ita average of in 1953 or than a family of four The three sets of collectors had a tax take averaging a fam ily Of all taxes paid in 1953 Uncle Sam received about 79 per cent and UW States cities counties towns and lesser units got about 22 per cent Uneven The payoff was quite uneven In Alabama for instance State and local tax collections averaged low for the entire country a person In California collections were highest an average of Here is the per capita av erage in some other states Colorado Florida Illinois imW Indiana Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Massachusetts Michigan Minne sota Mississippi New York North Carolina Ohio Oregon 13 Pennsylvania   

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