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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 18, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                NoHfc lows Doily Ntwspoper Edited far ft MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI NIWSPAPII TNAT MAKIS ALL N 0 ft T M IOWANS NEIGHIORS HOME EDITION AmwUM fnm Mri MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH II IMS Piper ConiliU Two tcttloM OM Iowa GOP Women Plan Capital Trek Ike Nixon Lincoln Land Will jams burg Included on Schedule HAMPTONA 12 day trip by de luxe Trailways bus to Washington D and a number of other point of scenic or historic interest in th east is in prospect for 50 or per haps even 100 Iowa Republican women This announcement was mad Thursday by Mrs Enid Robinson vice chairman of the Iowa State Republican Central Committee The Hampton woman has been des ignated by Mrs Anna Lomas o Red Qak national committee woman to be head of the Iowa delegation td the spring conferenci of Republican women scheduled fo the Mayflower Hotel in the nation1 capital May 9 10 and 11 Presiding over the sessions in Washington will be Miss Bertha Adkins of Maryland assistant to National Chairman Leonard Hal and director of the partys division for women Mrs Lomas will be in the Iowa party and an active par ticipant in the Washington confer ence Eiitnhowir and Nixon While the program hasnt taken final form it is expected to Include appearances by President Eisen bower Vice President Nixon anc other high officials of governmeni and party according to Mrs Rob inson Three days have been reserved at the conclusion of the conference for a visit to the region about his toric Williamsburg with one night in the famous Williamsburg Lodge another at Charlottesville seat of the University of Virginia and third at Roanoke Virginia points of interest to be visited include the Tomb of the Un known Soldier George Washing tons Mt Vernon Fredericksburg Richmond Williamsburg James town Yorktown Jeffersons Monti cello the Natural bridge and the Jefferson National Forest Lincoln Shrines on The return trip has been planned to include a visit to Hodgenville where Abraham Lincoln founder of the Republican Party was born Pigeon Creek area where he lived much of his boyhood Vandalia where he served in the state legislature New Salem where he lived his young manhood Springfield where he practiced law lived when he was elected President and where he is buried Departure will be from Des Moines at on the morning of Friday May 6 aboard special air conditioned motor coach That night will be spent at the Hotel Sheraton in Chicago Next night will be at the Statler in Cleveland with arrival at Washingtons Statler scheduled for 7 p Sunday May 8 The first night of the westward jaunt will be in Louisville the second night at Springfield with arrival back in Des Moines planned for late afternoon on Tues day May 17 Lilt It Still Open The tour is open to interested Re publican women it was announced by Mrs Robinson Arrangements can be made by contacting her or through the G 0 P State Head quarters 243 Insurance Exchange Building Des Moines The cost dependent somewhat on the number will be well under for transportation and hotels in cluding tips Assisting with the plans is the Lincoln Tour and Travel Agency of Mason City Van Duling manager will be the com panys official escort on the entire journey PAT WARD ExCall Girl Shouts Liar From Stand NEW YORK tfVFormer call girl Pat Ward shouted liar from the witness stand Friday at a suggestion she went to a res taurant to contact men after breaking with oleo heir Minot Mickey Jelke Jelke is being tried on a charge of inducing her into prostitution and living offher earnings Miss Ward had testified she went into Armandos a couple of times and paid her own check As a matter of fact isnt it true that you went into Arman dos for contacts asked Jelkes attorney George Washington Herz Youre a shouted Miss Ward Then she lowered her head and said Im No youre said Herz Didnt Herz continued go into Armandos for the pur pose of establishing contacts with who were inter ested in employing your services as an experienced prostitute No she retorted Miss Ward testified Thursday she had relations and visited nightclubs at the age of fore she met Jelke Defense counsel emphasized also that Miss Ward knew at least two notorious procurers before she met the oleomargarine heir And Jelkes counsel ob tained a concession from the prosecutions star witness that she doesnt know how many men she had relations with during the period she associated with Jelke Sigourney Man Dies Under Truck Wheels SIGOURNEY UP William Rah 5 Sigourney died in a hospital ere early Friday of injuries re eived when he was run over by loaded gravel truck Tuesday Rah an employe of the State lighway Commission was work ng with a crew on Highway 77 bout four miles north of Richland e was standing on a snowplow rame attached to the truck di ccting the driver in dumping a ad of gravel when he fell beneath he dual rear wheels France Remains Lone Stumbling Block Bonn Approves Arms Pact Hoegh Will Sign New Liquor Bill DES MOINES Leo Hoegh said Friday he wil sign a bill to permit private clubs to keep liquor where beer is sold because it will help in The Senate bill passed by the House Thursday also would permi hotels and certain railroad cars to keep liquor where beer is sold Asked at his news conference whether he will sign the measure the governor replied It is a good measure It will help in enforce ment That is what Im interested ia I think it will work t that end It shouldnt encourage an illegal clubs They still will be i violation if they sell liquor by th Many private clubs throughou the state have been permittin members to own and drink at th club their own liquor even thoug the club holds a beer permit Atty Gen Dayton Countryman rule several weeks ago that it is egal to serve liquor where bee is sold This gave riseto the bi now on its way to the governor No Difficulty As to objections voiced by Rep William Denman DDes Moines and other opponents of the meas ure that it will be a burden to law enforcement Hoegh commented We have had difficulty for tw years in enforcement but we sti seem to be able to get into th clubs through our agents or othe people in connection with enforce ment The bill puts into existence situation which has been preva ent in the state for 23 years The attorney generals offic lad not beta required to rule on i2 question that Atty Gen Coun tryman ruled on recently Tha particular portion of the law had one uninterpreted but it was on he books as if this bill bad been in effect Could Break in As to the statements of some aw enforcement officers that the can not get into private clubs th overnor disagreed and said tha officers could get in even if they had to break in The governor differentiated from private clubs such as country clubs and service clubs and ke clubs He said the country clubs and service clubs are difieren rom the key clubs There is no profit to the coun ry clubs and service Hoegh said But in the key clubs he profit goes to the club I amounts to LiquorbyDrink Bill Deferred DES MOINES UP The Iowa louse Friday breathed new life into a bill that would legalize liquor iy the drink in Iowa but it post xmed final action on the bill Rep Henry Lucken RAkron sked the House to overturn the ction of the Safety and Law En orcement Committee which votec 410 to kill the bill by indefinite Rep Henry Stevens RJeffer on countered with a move to able Luckens motion The House voted against Stevens motion 5249 and then unanimously ecided to put off further action on he bill for the time being INCLUDED ON Washingtons Mt Vernon home near Washington D will bo included in the tour of state Republican women Visits to the leading historical in the East and Midwest will follow the national spring conference in Washington May and 11 Didnt Think Loan Tactics Were Proper ExSalesman in Long Statement DES MOINES forme car salesman on trial for frau and conspiracy in FHA loan deals told the government he did no think it was legitimate to ge home improvement loans to fi nance car purchases A 15page statement made b Eldon Neal former salesman fo MidTown Motors Des Moines now Glenn H Smith to th attorneys office after he wa indicted was admitted as evidenc Friday Neal four other persons and twi corporations are on trial on charges of obtaining Federal Hous ing Administration home improve ment loans to help finance car for MidTown castomeis Too High Neals statement said he wa told not to lose deals in June or July of 1951 Several wit nesses have tes tified the FHA oans were ar ranged for them after they talked over buying a car at M i d Town but felt he m o nt h 1 y payments were high The PARKHURST statement said Neal was told by Fred Parkhurst Mason City for mer vice president of MidTown o take prospective car buyers to tfulder Mortgage Co to arrange oans Neals statement said Thomas tVatson a Mulder Mortgage era ploye helped prepare loan applica ions and charged the borrowers a ee on behalf of them Not Legitimate According to the statement Nea KAS questioned by government at orneys about the FHA deals anc said I surely did not think it was I felt the bank was making the oans but I was involved because was bringing in these Federal Judge Henry N Graven allowed the statement to be read o the jury over the objections oi 11 the defendants except Neal On trial are MidTown Neal Vatson Parkhurst First Federal state Bank of Des Moines William Haakinson former vice president f the bank and Raymond Mulder ormer president of the bank The Weather Mason City Flurries cold snow warmer Minnesota Warmer light snow FiveDay Iowa Temperatures Friday night through next Wednesday will average 8 to 12 degrees below normal Normal highs 48 north to 56 south nor mal lows 27 north to 33 south Temperatures remaining below normal with only minor fluctua tions until a warming trend the middle of next week Precipita tion will average 15hundredths to threetenths of an inch occur ring as rain or snow Friday night and Saturday and again late Sunday or Monday Globe Gazette eather data up o 8 Friday Maximum 32 Minimum 10 At 8 15 Snow 50 EAR AGO Haximum 55 Minimum S4 AP Wirephoto HEARTY WELCOME The First Marine Division re turned to San Diego from Korea Friday and Betty Babbitt high school majorette was on the welcoming com mittee She busses Pfc Richard Ruch Chicago while Sgt Richard McComb Denver waits his turn Delaware Ohio Twins Are 48 DAYS APART DELAWARE Ohio Jan 21 one twin was born to Mrt Bernard Schneess 35 Thursday 48 days later the other was born Dr James Parker said the first infant a girl delivered pre maturely by Caesarian section resulted from normal pregnancy within the uterus The second a boy was from pregnancy outside the uterus one of less than 200 known cases he said The first child still at Jane M Case Hospital now weighs 5 pounds 12 ounces The other weighed 5 pounds 4 ounces at birth Study Security Overhaul Asks Penalty for Too Much Use of Secrecy WASHINGTON newspaper executive said Friday the govern ment should provide penalties for too much as well as too little use Upper House in Edge of 299 BONN Germany Bonn Parliament completed its approval of West German rearmament Friday It was the ninth of the 15 national legislatures which must approve before Germans can put on Western uniforms Prospects of West German rearmament improved still more as a Socialist threat of court action appeared failing Socialist sources said they doubted they could get enough members of Parliament to sign a petition bringing the controversial Saar agreement with France the Federal Constitutional Court The West German Bundesrat up per house cast an overwhelming 299 vote Friday for the key Paris treaty ending the Allied occupa tion and approving rearmament The Bundestag lower house rati Says Fulbright Seeking to Harass GOP Flurry of Words at Market Probe WASHINGTON W Sen Cape hart RInd accused Sen Ful brigbt DArk facetoface Friday of seeking to harass the Eisen hower administration and the business of the United States through the Senate stock market inquiry Fulbright chairman of the Sen ate Banking Committee promptly rejected the charge and told Cape fied by a similar 2tol vote Feb 27 Because no objection was raised three other Paris pacts were ap proved in the Bundesrat without a vote They would permit Allied troops to remain in West Ger many and admit the Bonn Repub lic tothe sevennation West Euro pean Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Close The final Paris put the Germanspeaking coalrich Saar under international control while leaving it linked economi cally to squeaked hart to stop attacking the chairjtbrough the upper house The Bun desrat vote was 2117 paralleling The clash arose from Fulbrights tne 263202 approval in the Bunde questioning of General Motors President Harlow H Curtice about the prices fixes for its cars Refuses to Say insisted prices are competitive but he declined to say whether the company would like to increase its share of Amer ican car sales from the present per cent to 55 or 60 per cent Fulbright said the head just about convinced him that doesnt really compete with other firms on the basis of price that is afraid of becoming a monopoly and thus subject to gov ernment regulation Fridays renewed bickering in the stock market hearings came in the wake of a longrange ex change between Fulbright and Leonard W Hall Republican na ional chairman who lambasted he inquiry in a speech in Miami Thursday night as a vehicle for spreading Democratic gloom and of the secret label J Russell Wiggins said there are many legal and more informal enalties for failing to classify enough material there are no real enalties at all for excessive Wiggins is vice president and managing editor of the Washington Post and Times Herald and chairman of the Freedom of Information of the American Society Idoom talk Honest Inquiry Chisholm Pleads Guilty 5Year Term Suspended DES MOINES fJBR H Rod ihisholm 49 pleaded guilty Friday o charges of embezzling funds of he Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union of which he formerly was executive secretary Chisholm was saved from a pris n term when District Judge Rus ell Jordan granted him a parole rom a fiveyear sentence in the owa Penitentiary The parole was granted on the dvke of Assistant Polk County Attorney Cloid Level and on rec ramendation of friends and busi ess associates of Chisholm Former Assistant County Attor ey Theodore Duffield who con ucted a grand jury investigation vhich led to the indictment of Chisholm last September said the tate would prove that the former ecretary embezzled at lease 63 from the Union during the last iree Duffield added at that tinfc that vis investigation showed most of he embezzled funds went to pay of Newspaper Editors He testified before a Senate gov ernment operations subcommittee headed by Sen Humphrey D Minn on Humphreys proposal for a special commission to study all phases of the federal security pro gram Wiggins testimony dealt with many phases of governmental secrecy including Congress own action in closing some committee hearings to the public The secrecy of congressional hearings on military affairs is a difficult and troublesome he said Citizens can hardly judge whether their representatives have arrived at right decisions when they are not privy to the delib erations in which these decisions have Wiggins conceded that the need for secrecy is greater today than it has ever been because of the aggressive and imperialistic de signs of the Soviet But he cautioned that the dangers of secrecy therefore are also greater than ever If in order to defend our his toric rights we thoughtlessly sub mit to progressive restrictions upon those rights we may discover a decade a generation hence that have scuttled the ship ourselves hisholms losses in the grain andjto keep it from being sunk by the lock markets and other business Hatoyama ReElected Japanese Premier TOKYO W Ichiro Hatoyama as reelected prime minister late riday night by the new Diet parliament after a coalition of ival Conservatives and Socialists cfcated his candidates for speak r and vice speaker of the power ull lower house Fulbright retorted that profes sional Republicans are trying to hamper an honest inquiry because they seem to lack confidence in the strength of the American economy I have Fulbright said in a statement to conduct this study of the stock market in a fair and friendly fashion and think I have a right to object to professional Republicans attempt ing to interrupt this important Iowa Ranks Fifth as Disaster Area DES MOINES UP The Red Cross said Friday Iowa had 30 disasters in a year period ended last Dec 31 and ranked fifth in the Midwest in disaster fre The 30 disasters resulted in a expenditure by the Red Cross for the persons given care emergency workers who served and families given longterm rehabilitation aid The largest expenditure for any one disaster in Iowa was to help victims of the Missouri River flood in June 1953 the Red Cross said stag Unless the Socialists could follow through on their threat to chal lenge the Saar accords constitu tionality the majority was suffi cient Otherwise it might need a twothirds vote for approval The Bundesrat action put the spotlight squarely on Franc e whose Senate begins debate on the treaties next Wednesday The French National Assembly ap proved the pacts Dec 30 And the final Senate vote is expected next Friday Approval also has been given by the parliaments of Britain Canada Greece Iceland Italy Norway Portugal and Turkey Legislative action still must come in Denmark Luxembourg The Netherlands and the United States Their ratification is considered a certainty once West Germany and France complete the process Adenauer Happy Chancellor K o n r a d Adenauer was jubilant at the successful out come of his long struggle This does away with he de clared referring to the Big Three conference in February 1945 which began the Allied planning for the occupation of Germany President Theodor Eeuss was ex pected to sign the West German ratifications without delay The upper house tacked three resolutions on to its approval of rearming They 1 demanded four power talks on reunification of the divided country 2 emphasized the temporary nature of the Saar agreement and 3 urged removal of all remaining occupation dis criminations against West Ger many SAME DATE1M41H BUek ai In U koiri House Group OKs Change by Tate on Trading Stamps DES MOINES new version of how to obtain revenue from trad Committee Asks Attack stamp companies was pre on Mental Problems WASHINGTON UrVThe House Appropriations Committee Friday urged an allout attack on the great and growing problem of mcntall retarded children It recommended a allot ment to launch a research pro gram in this field and directed the Office of Education to present a real program next year sentcd to the House Friday It was offered by the Motor Ve hicles Commerce and Trade Com Thc committee accepted amendment proposed by Rep W H Tate RMason He sug gested the fee be changed to 10 per cent of the stamp companys mittee as a substitute for a Sengross receipts But the committee ate bill The Senate measure adopted there by a vote of 33 to 13 would require each trading stamp firm and each store issuing stamps to obtain licenses from the county treasurer aurt pay a fee of from changed the figure to 15 per cent The committee also r c c o in mended passage of a House bill It would provide that the driver of a vehicle approaching another vehi cle from the left at an intersection should yield the right of way Mow to for each store down or stopping if ncccmry   

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