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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 2, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowct Doily Newspoper Edited te MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI PrcM United Pnu Full Wlrei Seven OnU Cepjr MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL I Ptpcr CoiuisU of Two 159 To Relocate Highway 18 Through City Iowa House Sets Mark for Passing Measures Approve 34 Bills in Day Taxes Money Top Issues DES MOINES new record in the number of bills passed on a single day in this session wa set by the House Friday By stay ing on for an afternoon meeting the House approved a total of 34 measures The previous record for the ses sion was set on Friday of las week when the total for the day was 32 Usually the House ad journs at noon Friday for the week end But the end of the session is approaching The Friday afternoon meeting saw the House pass 31 noncon troversial bills in about three hours On the previous Friday aft ernoon the House approved 26 similar measures in a little less time April 22 Closing A few optimistic lawmakers saic they think the 56th General As sembly will adjourn April 22 only two days after the traditional 100 days All lawmakers agreed money and tax problems will be the No 1 issue until the session ends Rep George Paul RBrooklyn said the Republican Party is also obligated to at least consider the problem of school finances and greater school efficiency All of the bills passed Friday afternoon got unanimous votes But 16 of the 31 passed with only the required vote of 55 The high est vote any of the bills got was 59 Nearly half of the members left at noon as usual for the week end Five of the 31 bills were sent to the governor and the other 26 to the Senate Among the bills passed were those to Require that locks and doors be removed before abandonment oJ refrigerators or ice boxes Require filling stations to post the octane content of the gasoline they sell and to require that the specifications of the fuel sold cor respond to federal specifications Prohibit throwing beer cans trash and garbage along the high ways Noxious Classify buckthorn as a noxious weed require its destruction and halt an estimated 23 million dol lars a year in damage to crops principally oats from rust Authorize the State Board of Con trol to assign trusty prisoners from the penitentiary and mens reformatory to the maintenance and improvement of state parks Increase from 50 cents to SI the fee for a copy of a birth marriage death or other record from the state division of vital statistics Require that sailboat operators light up the sails of their crafts when sailing at night Require the secretary of state to file federal census reports on populations in townships with the townships Exempt Sioux City from the necessity of continuing while un der the city manager form of gov ernment the elective park com mission it had while under a commission form of government Permit persons or firms outside city limits to contract with the city to provide for sewage dis posal and to permit a city to contract with a drainage district for use of a drainage ditch to carry sewage so long as it docs not create a nuisance GlobeGazette photo by Musser THESE WERE LEFT boxcars tank cars and refrigerator cars lie scattered along the Minneapolis St Louis Railroad rightofway following the col lapse of a 40foot trestle Friday night The cars foreground are piled upon one another in the dry creek bed The cars were on the end of a 77car freight The accident took place miles south of Rockwell near the railroads intersection of Highway 65 KEOTA BOY KEOTA Robert Hall 4 son of Mr and Mrs William Hall was killed Friday when a metal street sign pole struck him on the head The accident occurred in front of the Keota post office while the lad was with his mother A verdict of accidental death was re turned at an inquest Friday night Dr R Giles Gillette of Sigourney Keokuk County coroner said death was instantaneous He said it was not clear whether the lad was swinging on the pole It fell when a rusty bolt at its base appar ently gave way The cast iron pole once had been used for a street light It had sawed off and was being used as a stop sign post Woman Shot in Chest Husband Is Arrested COUNCIL BLUFFS Harvey Barrier 37 Logan was re orted in quite good condition at a hospital here early Saturday after being shot in the chest at her home Friday night At Plattsmouth Sheriff Tom Solomon lale Friday Death Toll in Quake Keeps Rising 327 DANSALAN Mindanao Philip NORTH OF SHEFFIELD Clear Wreckage of Freight Cars Workmen began Saturday to clear 23 wrecked freight cars from the rightofway along the Minneapolis St Louis Railway tracks between Rockwell and Sheffield The men moved in with derricks to work from both ends of a collapsed trestle where the boxcars tank cars and refrigerator cars were derailed and piled up Friday night The cars were a segment of a fast freight from Peoria to Minneapolis No one was injured According to the Cerro Gordo County sheriffs office about 50 cars of a 77car time freight had passed over the 40foot wooden trestle when Knowland in Defense of Nationalists Humphrey Wants India Admitted WASHINGTON Sen Know collapsed Most of the remaining cars plunged into the dry creek bed A few others were torn loose from the train only to topple over farther down the track Six cars including the caboose remained intact on the south side of the bridge Railroad officials said they hoped to have the wreck cleaned up sufficiently by Monday to be able to crib up the bridge and get the line in operation Meanwhile all rail traffic is being detoured from Hampton to Manly over the Rock Island Lines track DMinn that the United support India as a replacement for Nationalist China on the United Na tions Security Council Noting Prime Minister Nehrus assertion that India would not join in if all the rest of the world were fighting Enowland said in an in terview he doesnt believe India de serves the support of people try ing to build a system of collective U N members he said are pledged to oppose aggression Hangs in Balance Humphrey made his proposal in a night in which he accused the Ei senhower administration of fum bling and faltering at a time when officials One is that flood waters last spring weakened the bridge Another is that something project ing from one of the cars hit the side of the bridge causing a de railment The third a spreading rail tripped a car into the bridge New Crew Whatever the cause when train No 19 crossed the trestle at p m Friday night things began to happen A new crew had taken over a little more than an hour Chapel Hill N speech Friday before at Marshalltown The four unjt Qjesel was operating at high speed to keep the time schedule The small trestle lay before it the issue of peace and war is theijust one of many between Hampton balance in the Far East land Mason City The bridge is Support of India he said wouldjover a dry creek bed that carries show this countrys interest in Asia He added that the Nationalist China of today is weak and not representative of the water only as an overflow for the Westfork River When the trestle collapsed the fore part of the train was traveling Humphreys blast capped a seat such high speed that it was ries of attacks by Democratic sen ators and one McCarthy of Presi almost across the Highway 65 in tersection more than a half mile north before it could stop It tied dent Eisenhower and his policies injup traffic on the highway which the Senate Friday had to be temporarily rerouted In one of these Sen Morse DJto the old highway a half mile Ore offered a resolution to put Congress on record against the use pines ffi The death toil in the of fre to defend the Chinese disastrous Southern Philippines earthquake mounted to 327 Satur coastal islands of Quemoy and Mat su Morse was one of those who day with reports from outlyinglvoted aSainst the clefendFormosa areas continuing to paint a grim resolutlon Passed by Congress pictdre of terrifying destruction Most of the dead were counted Hands Tied Knowland told the Senate pas in the Lake Lanao region of of resolution would western Mindanao where tie the nands of President Eisen night tremors caused a tidal said u the Communists which submerged an entire viUagetook lts introduction seriously the on the west shore Iproposul might inadvertently en In addition to the 327 confirmed courgc aggression in the Far CHERRY AP Wirephoto BLOSSOM Jeanine Raymond Maines 18 yearold is all smiles after she was chosen the 1955 Cherry Blossom Queen at Wash ington D C Friday night She will reign over the annual pa geant which closes Sunday Teacher Went Too Sued 4th 5th Streets Chosen Is Cost Highway 18 through Mason City will be routed on 4th and 5th South at an estimated cost of The project the culmination of years of search for a more direct and economical eastwest route was selected after three locations vere given thorough study The city council at its p m meeting Monday will be asked for the approval of the prelimi nary plans drawn up by the State Highway Commission Only cost to the taxpayers of Mason City for the relocation will amount to for storm sewers including longitudinal and outlet lines along the proposed route The state will bear the cost estimated at of installing catch basins and stub or spur Lines Other Lines Mayor George Mendon and City Engineer C W Hamblin noted that it may be necessary for the city to construct other lines to fa cilitate the initial sewer work Approval of reimbursing the state for this work will give the green light to the project The decision favoring the 4th route was made aft er extensive study of alternate routings said Raymond Zack dis trict engineer for the highway com mission The studies of 19th Street South and 12th and 13lh Street North routes even involved rough plans and estimates as well as traffic counts Cost of the route chosen will be for miles Zack said The 19th S route would be miles and cost about and the 12th N Route about for miles The difference in costs would be not only in the length of the route but also in the number of railroad crossing structures The southern route would require five while the chosen route or the north one would require three U S Bureau More than half of the funds re quired will come from the Bu reau of Public Roads Zack said The proposed route will necessi MISSOURI VALLEY UP An angry father Leslie Greer filed a damage suit in Har rison County District Court Fri day against two school officials because he said a teacher went too far in reprimanding his son Leo U The suit is against Thomas B Ryan 63 a teacher and Supl K W Miller The petition says the teacher slapped young Greers face shook him and broke a sturdy paddle in a beating from the lower back to the base of tht The father said a Council Bluffs specialist said there were no fractures but that complica tions might set in The 6foot3inch sophomore student was described by his parents as a quiet and above average Ryan was taken before the school board but County Attorney K C Acrea said no disciplinary action of consequence was tak en Ryan said the boy is one of his best students and a timid rather nice But he said in tate buying and removing five the past month he was very j houses on the south side of 4th dead provincial officials listed 254 lion dollars in crop damage Addi was Skilled Chinese Granted Permits wrought to churches public build ings and homes which collapsed or slid into the lake An estimated persons were homeless mostly in Lanao Prov ince Officials in the capital of WASHINGTON State Prince expressed fear announced Saturday that the toll would climb further pistol and Barrier told the technically trained Chinese t Magjaysay t was used in the shooting The sheriff said the trigger had been pulled three times but onlvimoannS they can go to Communisl arrested Barrier who aid admitted shooting the woman Solomon made the arrest on the highway betwen the Missouri liver bridge and Plattsmouth and aid Barrier surrendered without Under the back seat of he car Solomon found a 32 I dents have been granted permisincw to hardcst hjt ties Ozamis lyion to leave the United Mlsamis Occidental Province Humphrey said that the use of atomic weapons to defend the Que moy and Matsu Islands might all enate all Asia ne cartridge exploded At Buffalo School Board to Renew Contracts BUFFALO UP The Buffalo School Board Friday night decided to renew the contracts of the high school principal and two grade teachers after a strike by about 30 students Envin Rauch board president contracts would be renewed lor Andrew Anderson the principal shop instructor and Lavetta Countryman and Irvin Bcrryhill grade school teachers he sheriffs office said the Bar iers had been separated and Bar ier went to the home to get Mrs Barrier to sign a settlement During their talk the sheriffs Justice and Defense Departments office related Barrier pulled his About half a dozen more cases gun and shot his wife After shewill be decided shortly by the Im fell another woman ran to and Naturalization Serv house saw Barrier jump over hisice The expectation is that they wifes body and pull the triggerjtoo will be cleared to go to Red twice more Both times the gunChina misfired Then Barrier ran to his car driving away with his 3yearold son Solomon found the boy sleep ing on the front scat when he arrested Barrier Orders which have barred their3arrivcd Saturday from Clark Air departure for as long as four years Forco Basc on in sonic cases wore rescinded Fri day on joint decision of the State Sioux City Youth Drowns in River SIOUX CITY tfJohn Beatty 16 Sioux City drowned Friday night while checking some fishing lines on the South Dakota side of the Big Sioux River The youth and Dansalan and Iligan in Mrs Beulah Beatty appar U S Air Force medical slipped on the bank and fell FIELD ADVISER WASHINGTON Ben Summcr Rusty Myers Enters Plea of Innocent DAVENPORT LLouis Rusty Myers Davenport charged with the fatal shooting March I of Mrs Dolores Lund pleaded innocent of first degree murder at a hearing will Iowa City Iowa has beenSaturday His attorney then asked selected as a field adviser for the1 for a ciuuKi of venue from Scott Small Business Administration jComity About into the river Police said he had crossed the river in a boat His body was recovered by police The Weather Mason City Sunny mild Iowa Fair mild Minnesota Continued warm Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Satur day Maximum 67 Minimum 33 At 8 47 YEAH AGO Maximum 49 fAtt Minimum 24 HAYES DIES CinCAGO A Hayes former national commander of the American Legion died Friday of a heart attack in the Alexian Broth ers Hospital He was 62 SAME DATE19S413J east through Rockwell The train was soon broken how ever and the crossing cleared Meanwhile the collapsed trestle bad broken a power line which cut off all electricity to Rockwell miles to the northeast Power was out about a half hour The plunging freight cars were jammed together in the creek bed Many of them were twisted and broken several of them jackknifed most of them with their trucks knocked off Split Open Two gasoline tank cars on the bottom of the heap were split open and gasoline was spilling from them The sheriffs office estimated that from lo gallons seeped into the river bed Therel was fear of an explosion or fire through the night officers said Ambulances were sent from Ma son City before it was known thatj there were no injured The boys mother a school teacher said she appreci ated the problems teachers have but added that I think this Went too between Van Buren and the country j railroad tracks as well as the Crescent Electric building It is directly in the path of the proposed underpass Between the tracks and Madi son on the north side of 5th about 10 houses would have to be removed Also involved would be a house on the east side of Carolina at 5lh and two houses in back of the maintenance sheds on 4th DES MOINES W Frank Brosh 59 Cedar Rapids and Solonj An overpass would be built funeral home operator accused of across the M St L tracks on federal income tax evasion hasthe Scurve connecting 5th and 4th been sentenced to two vears The highway would cross at Undertaker Given 2 Years in Jail prison and fined grade the Milwaukee tracks at 4th Federal Judge William F and Virginia since only two sentenced Brosh Friday after rej trains daily use the Austin jecting a plea for probation or role Buck Grove Boy Hit by Automobile Dies day evening but many SaturdayjVcrnon Junker who farm near morning Highway patrolmen andBuck Grove was struck by a car 48Feet Wide The paving would be 48feet wide j through the city Zack said j The survey of traffic resulted in jthe following comparisons between GRUNDY CENTER LT Stcveyithe proposed route and the north alternatives Zack re There were few onlookers Fri Junker 2 son of Mr and ported Comparing the 5th S and 19lh S too close to the area gasoline soaked John Meyer said the driven by Joe Fry 70 sheriffs officers were on guard tojand killed Friday in front of hisroutes 5th would carry per prevent the curious from getting grandparentstrailer home Sheriff jcfnt of tne castbounrt traffic and car was 19th per cent 5th would carry per cent of the westbound and 19th per cent Comparing 5th S and 12lh i5th would curry per cent of the jeastbound md per cent 15th would take per cent of the Westbound and 12th per cent The storm sewers as outlined would follow this line WATERLOO L Treated at a Waterloo hospital On 4th from Pierce Avenue 32 LaPorte City was killed andand released were Mr and lo Crescent southeasterly to five other persons suffered Johnson both 32 and Madison on 5th cast juries early Saturday in an acburn occupants of one car andjto Carolina northwesterly to LaPorte City Man Perishes in Crash South of Waterloo cidcnt involving three cars and a semitrailer transport Mr and Mrs Don Stubcr and 4th and Virginia 4th cast to Roy Riley 62 all of Waterloo ocapproximately 350 feet east of The accident occurred abouticupants of a second car Stubcr Indiana Q m f IT C 01Q at tVtn cnnHiiie hir nifA 41 on U S 218 at the south edge of Waterloo It was reported to be foggy at the time All four vehicles were reported to have been going in the same direction and they apparently piled into one another was not hurl is 50 and his wife 44 Rosicka was alone in the third car The track driven by Milford Benson Hampton drove over the NAMED AGAIN CHICAGO WVThe Izack Walton Rosicka car in the pilcup amijLeague of America has reelected crushed it officers said Benson Rodney B Kitch Clinton Iowa I treasurer   

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