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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 5, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North lows Doily Newspoper Edited for AM HOOM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T M I N I W A I R THAT MAKII ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI tnd United Full MASON CITY IOWA TUIIDAY APRIL i 1MJ Paper CMllsU of Two OM m Churchill Resigns as Prime Minister Replaced by Eden SUCCEEDS CHURCHILL British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden who Tuesday replaced Winston Churchill as prime minister is shown in various stages of his career Top left in flying gear in 1947 Top right in top hat as he attended a Buckingham Palace party in 1924 Lower left portrait made in 1923 Lower Fedora at Victoria Station in London 1938 Senate Bill Would Control Mining of Uranium in State DES MOINES committees acted on everything from uranium to Highway Commission appro priations in action Monday and Tuesday The Senate Mines and Mining Committee introduced a bill to regu late the prospecting and mining of uranium It would apply all safety regulations existing for other types of mining to uranium Certain explosives would be permitted in taking the mineral from RELOCATE HIGHWAY Council OKs 78 Resolution The eastwest Highway 18 relocation project in Mason ity cleared its biggest hurdle Monday with city counci approval of the State Highway Commissions preliminary plans By overriding 4 to 1 critical opposition from several local groups the council virtually assured start of the program by 1956 The commission now will begin drawing up detailed plans and under go negotiations with affected erty owners along the proposed House Passes First Major Money Bill the ground and the state mine specter would be given power to control The bill resulted from reports of uranium deposits in Southern Iowa The House Appropriations Com mittee meanwhile recommended the state appropriate for each year of the biennium be ginning July 1 to run the Highway Commission and maintain the states highways Accepts Figure The figure is the same as rec ommended by Gov Leo Hoegh and a SenateHouse Subcommittee It compares with a current appropri ation of Breakdown of the new recommendation was 10 million dollars for maintenance and for administration testing and engineering The House Committee also ap proved an appropriation of 50 thou sand dollars annually for the in dustrial commissioner to settle claims involving individuals in jured or killed while working on Iowa highways The highway appropriation doe not include moneyfor new con struction which comes from a sep arate fund composed of gas tax receipts licenses permits anc similar sources The House passed 926 and sent to the Senate a bill to put teeth in a law giving the state treasurer the right to collect tax on all over 20 gallons of gas brought into the stale in the gas tanks of a truck Vacation Bill House members also approved a Senate amendment and sent to the governor a bill giving state em ployes of more than 10 years serv ice three weeks paid vacation each year The current rale of one week per one year and two weeks for two years would not be changed The House also reversed itself on a motion made earlier Monday and refused to have extra copies of a bill printed When Rep Tom Frey RNeola pointed out it would cosl a liltle more than to print addilional copies of a long bill divorcing the Extension Service from Ihc Farm Bureau members cancelled oul a ote taken Monday morning IAMB DATEW4134 Hundreds of Motorists Are Marooned CHEYENNE Wyo of motorists were marooned in Wyoming and Montana Tuesday as one of the worst blizzards in Rocky Mountain history piled up 16foot drifts Sheridan in the heart of the storm area reported 36 inches of snowfall since Saturday night Of this amount 24 inches fell dur ing a 24hour period establishing a record for the community Virtually all highways in the two states were closed and air and bus schedules were canceled High way Department crews struggled through the drifts to rescue a num ber of stranded motorists Monday Other motorists were able to reach nearby homes At one time 17 persons were reported missing in the Sheridan area but all were later accounted for A total of 53 motorists whose cars had bogged down in 15foot irifts were picked up by a school bus and brought into Lusk Monday night The motorists stranded since Sunday afternoon were reported in good condition About The Weather Mason Ciyt Little cooler Iowa Fair warmer FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average near to 3 degrees below normal Wednesday through Sun day Normal highs 56 north Gl south lows 33 north 37 soulh Slighl cooling trend first two days no major change rest of period Precipitation will aver age about onelcnlh inch occur ring as lighl showers aboul Fri day Minnesota Lighl rain cool Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Tues day Maximum 48 Minimum 35 Al 8 40 Prccip 25 YEAR AGO Maximum 49 Minimum 28 rightofway on 4th and 5th South Local taxpayers share of the overall cost would be fo storm sewers along the proposec route This would be financec either through taxes or by use o he refund from gas tax monies I would be part of the 1956 budget however Third Ward Councilman Charles Schaffer voted againsl the proj ct Councilman C E Lcffler was bsent on a European trip No Personal Feelings Schaffer summed up his nega ive vote with this comment uppose you can say that I as a ouncilman voted as the people o rty ward have expressed them elves I represent them I as a councilman do not vote my per onal Half of the more than fourhour was consumed with debate n the subject during which time he commissions action was randed as lack of good The county board of supervisors vent on record Monday night as opposing the project as an irre parable mistake lo the best inter ests of the county and city The Chamber of Commerces Streets and Highway Committee asked the council to defer action until the committee and com mission have had an opportunity to discuss the various merits anc demerits of this But the greatest opposition came from a citizens group billed as The Civic Research Council Its spokes man Al DeBuhr 853 E State held the floor for nearly hours in blasting the highway commission Lack of Good Faith Deploring the lack of good DeBuhr criticized the com mission for attempting to push through the project in three days when it had been 20 years in the making He asserted the action was somewhat He raised several objections 1 Lack of good faith 1 School children would be dangered by stepped up traffic while crossing the street 3 Hazards would be increased considerably for children attend ing St Josephs School the route would remove parking fa cilities for funerals at the church 4 Increased congestion on S Federal from 2nd to 5th S 5 The project would be a com plete of money 4 Eightyseven per cent of lo cal businesses are north of 5th S E Of the 13 per cent remaining three per cent are gas stations and five per cent are taverns 7 The rightofway would not be wide enough The commission has declared pavement would be 48 feet wide Declaring the decision did not have to be made Monday DeBuhr suggested the possibility of a by ass which other communities lave found has increased local business In its letter read at Ihe meeting he Board of Supervisors voiced he belief that in the not too dis DES MOINES Iowa House Tuesday passed its first major appropriations bill of the 1955 session in voting to allocate to state welfare agencies for each year of the next biennium The figure was less than Gov Leo A Hoegh and the Social Welfare Department asked It was the same as rec ommended by the Appropriations subcommittee Before passing the bill the House argued over but finally adopted a proposal to clamp a 175 ceiling on the amount any one family may receive in aid for dependent children Rep W C Hendrix RMusca tine said the ceiling would save the state a year Rep Russell Patrick R Hawarden said the move would not neces sarily penalize indigent families with several children because such families usually have chil dren between 13 and 16 who can Rep William Denman DDes Moines demanded to know if Patrick thought it was good for children of such ages to be work ing I Patrick answered Id rather have them working at light jobs than out in cars or sitting around in dens of iniqui The bill included appropria tions of for old age as sistance for aid to de pendent children for aid to the blind and for the child welfare fund anl future there will be an effort made and rightfully so to bypass Mason City with a bell line ioth north and soulh and easl and Mayor George Mendon in reply o DeBuhr emphasized public chool officials had voiced no ob cctions to the proposed route that hey were in favor of it Mendon shrugged off Ihe civic ouncils contention thai the new oule would result in more acci cnts involving children He said ocords indicate with one cxcep ion that no accidents have CONT ON COL 1 PACE 2 Three Pilots Killed in Crash of DC6 RONKONKOMA N Y WThree United Air Lines pilots were killed londay when a fourengine DC6 airliner crashed and burned on a outine check flight The plane which carried no pas engers had just taken off from lacArthur Airport near here and was barely 150 feet from the ground when it swerved into the crubby underljrush observers re iorted There was no immediate ixplanation of the crash The three veteran pilots killed vere Henry Dozier 40 Montclair N Slanley C Hot 45 Hicksi ville N and Venus H 35 New York City SERVICE FOR HER Winston Churchill holds the car youthful monarch Queen Elizabeth II as she leaves 10 Downing St Monday night after attending a dinner party given by the 80yearold statesman In the doorway are Lady Churchill and the Duke of Edinburgh The party marked the close of Churchills public life Fourth Afew Hampton Person Dies After Crash of Plane Russian Kills Self Faced Moscow Jaunt VIENNA UP A Russian identified as a member of the Red diplomatic service in South Amer ca hanged himself in a Vienna lotel room rather than return to Moscow Austrian police said Tues day A second Russian who sharec he same hotel room and who also had orders to return to Mos ow found the body Sunday anc disappeared immediately police aid The dead man was identified as Boris Grankow 43 a Kharkov orn Russian whose credentials howed him to be a member oi be Soviet diplomatic mission at laracaibo Venezuela Police said lis hanging was obviously suicide The second Russian whose apers indicated he too had been tationed at Maracaibo was iden ified only by the last name of luschik Both checked into the Kaiserhof otel in Viennas Soviet sector on larch 30 It is a rundown Com munist establishment used by many Russian diplomatic person el and couriers Austrian officials said it seemed lear that both men had been re ailed to Moscow THIMK WASECA Minn Wa eca County spelling contest Tues ay distributed its rules for de erminging the winner Two Farms Damaged When Tornado Hits Near Minburn MINBURN WVA tornado dipped down into the Minburn area late Monday afternoon It damaged outbuildings on two farms about two miles east of this Dallas County town but no one was injured Residenls saw it coming and look to the storm cellars The twister was part of a violent thunderstorm that swirled north eastward for a distance of about 100 miles before it spent itself pouring torrents of rain and hail along a path from Dallas County to Hardin County in central It was about 4 when the funnel cloud churning high in the blackened sky swooped down sud denly on the neighboring farms of Paul H Goldsbcrry and Glenn W Thompson On the Goldsberry farm it dam aged a large livestock barn blew over a machine shed knocked a Shock Fatal to the Pilot Louis Rausch HOLYOKE Rausch 30 New Hampton Iowa pilot of a Light plane which crashed near Jere last Saturday died at the Holyoke hospital at Tuesday Three other people died in Winnie Visits Queen Last Action by Leader FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Winston Spencer Churchill who fought and defeated every enemy save the unyielding ioll of time Tuesday presented his resignation as prime minister of Great Britain to the Queen His successor as prime minister will be Sir Anthony Eden These facts were learned unof ficially two hours before a p m CST formal an nouncement from No 10 Downing Street made it official that Churchill has quit Drove Alone The magnificent old man weight ed by the 80 years of a life that helped mould an empire and fash ion the shape of Western civiliza tion drove alone on his last official trip to Buckingham Palace A crowd of thousands milling in front of his home saw the states man leave at Hundreds more gathered outside the palace where tradition called for Queen Elizabeth to receive her first min isters resignation Sir Anthony Eden 57 is to be the new Prime Minister Churchill smiled broadly as he entered his limousine He flashed his famous V sign to the crowd He wore formal dress and a top hat and a big cigar was jammed be tween his teeth At precisely the moment of his departure the young Queen ar rived at the palace by limousine after inspecting an oil refinery Churchill reached the palace at 41 Minutes Churchill spent 41 minutes in audience with his young Queen Wearing top hat polka dot tie and New shining gold watch chain he the crash They went to the palace by limousine were Mr and Mrs M F Hendrix son and Robert J Poncelot 25 Rausch went into deep shock as he was about to be moved from the Holyoke hospital to a hospital in Denver physicians reported Found Alive While the three others were killed instantly Rausch w a s accompanied only by his soninlaw and private secretary Christopher Soames Eden stayed behind A lone fig ure was seen peering from the win dow of his suite in the Foreign Office as Churchill left Downing Street on his momentous ride Soon after Churchill returned to found alive when a farmer spotted Downing Street at Buck DR YOU CHAN YANG Korean Diplomat to Speak at Rotary Parley April 17 Dr You Chan Yang Koreanr ambassador to the United States storm Saturday while it was en Minister and First Lord of the the wreckage Sunday noon Besides multiple head arm and leg lacera tions he suffered from shock The plane owned by the Chicka ingham Palace issued this formal announcement The Eight Honorable Sir Win ston Churchill had an audience of saw Fliers a flying club at the Queen this evening and ten New Hampton ran into a dustfdered his resignation as Prime and outspoken foe of Communism will be the featured speaker at he Rotary district conference in Mason City April 16 and 17 He replaces Gen Carlos Romulo chairman of the Philippine dele ation to United Nations who is required to attend the Indonesia conference during that time Dr Yang will speak at Roose velt Fieldhouse at the closing ses sion of the conference Sunday afternoon April 17 The session will be open to the public free of charge down a corn crib and ripped corner out of a grain barn Crossing the highway to the Thompson farm it demolished a hog house and machine shed and tore out a section of an enclosed porch at the Thompson home Then it bounced back into the sky The Goldsbcrrys were absent but their son Howard who helps his father with the farm was there with his wife June and their 7 monthsold baby The Thompsons with two of their children Dick 14 and Leo Delmar Woman Dies in Auto Accident DEWITT Roy Davis 71 3elmar was killed and her hus and 71 was injured Monday af ernoon in a twocar collision on the edge of DeWitt Four students from JW a r t b u r g Seminary Dubuque route to Denver It Rausch was trying to craft when it smashed into a drain age ditch Rausch was employed as trucker in New Hampton appearedlTreasury which Her Majesty was land Ungraciously pleased to For Churchill it was the winter of a lifetime of achievement sel adom matched and exceeded by Funeral services for Poncelot will be held at Wednes day at St Josephs Church in New Hampton Msgr E G Kelly of ficiating Robert Joseph Poncelot was born July 10 1929 in Red Wing few He quit quietly and with sadness at the end of a final 24 hours as prime minister that were filled with deep emotion and rich affec tion Host to Queen Monday night he played host to his sovereign at a farewell formal son of Joseph and Frances Koch dinner party and received the rare Poncelct He was graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1948 He was a partner with his father in the B P Silo Co Member He was a third degree member of the Knights of Columbus in New Hampton a fourth degree Assem bly of Knights of Columbus in Ma son City Besides his parents he leaves tribute of a personal toast fiom the Queen Tuesday morning he cancelled a scheduled appearance before his beloved House of Commons and his ministers answered questions in his stead The great statesman whose son orous words and unflinching will I had carried this nation to new I heights of greatness was afraid to aiwcre hurt but not They one Jerome three uhis a farewell are Kenneth Vetter Garrison Kathleen Poncelot Rochester I u Carl Knett Bear Creek Mrs Robert Kobliska Wa Marvin Rothfusz Ashley N D and Donald Frcdini St Paul Minn Foirfield Area Farmer Dies of Injuries FAIRFIELD wvInjuries suffered in a tractor accident on his farm last Saturday proved fatal Monday terloo Sister Mary Petra OSU New Kochelle N Y Burial in Calvary Cemetery New Hampton with Larkin funeral service in charge Funeral services for the Hen drixons arc incomplete TRAVIS DIES DES M01NES UP called in the men who made up his government for a 45minutc fare well session with his Cabinet at the prime ministers official residence What went on there was a secret save that Churchill and his minis ters posed for a final photograph that would preserve the memory of their association Then Churchill drove through parks once pitted by gun cmplacc Pauljments and returned to Queen Travis 60 manager of the DCS Elizabeth II the charge he had last night to Louis Clair Nady 61 whojMoincs office of the Iowa Slate accepted from her father King nnrd 11 weathered the storm inlived southeast of here He died Service died MondayJGcorge VI three and onehalt side the house an OUumwa hospital after an abdominal operation years   

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