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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 6, 1955, Mason City, Iowa Doily Ntwspopcr fat MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWIPAPIR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NCICHIORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI fnm iMI Prtw rull UtcvM Cfttf MASON CITY IOWA WEDNISDAY APRIL t IMS fapcr CouUU of Two Taken in Bank Holdup Stassen Accused of Lying McCarthy to Seek Action WASHINGTON Jos tph R McCarthy Wednesday ac cused Harold E Stassen of per j u r y in statements before the Senate Permanent Investigating Subcommittee The Wisconsin Republican de manded that the foreign aid chiefs testimony be sent to the Justice Department for possible prosecu tion Stassen just smiled at McCarthy McCarthy said Stassen lied un der oath when he told the sub committee that two subcommittee staff members in 1953 made tran icripts when they conducted pre liminary questioning of staff mem bers for the Foreign Operations Administration w h ic h Stassen beads Elevator Contract The flareup came as the sub committee questioned Stassen about his agencys handling of a contract for grain elevators in Pakistan With funds Stassen had just told the sub committee he will reject all bids on the disputed contract and start over again It had been charged that the bid had been awarded to the highest of five bidders When Stassen insisted that tran scripts were made of preliminary questioning during the subcommit tees 1953 investigation of East West trade McCarthy charged that Stassen has just perjured himself no transcripts were case should be referred to the Justice Department even if he does hold the position he It was then that Stassen smiled It should be referred to the grand jury for Mc Carthy later demanded Stands by Charges Stassen stood by his charges in t newspaper interview that the subcommittee staff members Francis D Flanagan and Robert F Kennedy made transcripts when they questioned his subordin ates in 1953 Flanagan was then subcommittee general counsel and Kennedy an assistant Kennedy is now chief counsel McCarthy accused Stassen of smearing Flanagan and Kenne dy and said they should be called to contradict his testimony Chair man John L McClellan DArk said the dispute was a corollary issue and refused for the time being to call the staff members named by McCarthy Michigans Ballot Boxes Safeguarded as Recounts Likely DETROIT WVMichigans ballot boxes and voting machines were ordered safeguarded Wednesday as recounts appeared likely in several of Mondays election contests Of the six educational and two Supreme Court seats at stake four Democrats and one Republican appeared to have safe margins on the basis of nearly complete un official returns Only 76 to 81 of the states precincts still had not reported in the various races The five apparent winners had leads ranging from about to votes which seemed suffi cient to withstand any late inroads In the other three races the differ ences were small as 105 votes although more than a million votes were cast All the returns were in from heavily Democratic Wayne De troit County So early Democratic leads in virtually all races were shaved as laggard outstate coun ties reported SAM DATIW4W Iritrio In 24 AP Wirephoto PUZZLE FIND THE TWO Lyons Billings a visitor at Bozeman stands beside his car buried under 32 inches of snow which covered the Bozeman area for three days The second mound behind Lyons is another driftengulfed auto Livestock Losses Heavy in Wests 76Foof Snowdrifts 500 Stranded at Douglas East Wyoming Animals Long Without Food CHEYENNE Wyo tremely heavy livestock losses were feared Wednesday in the wake of a fierce Arctic storm snowdrifts have par alyzed parts of Wyoming and Mon tana Hundreds of motorists and rural residents stranded by the twoday storm are believed safe and in no danger Entire cities in t h e northeast part of Wyoming still are isolated from highway and air travel how ever Some trains resumed their schedules with difficulty early Wednesday as winds continued to drift snow everywhere in the stidten area 500 Stranded An estimated 400 to 500 persons were stranded at Douglas in East Central Wyoming Officials said all are believed to have sufficient food and shelter Seventy motorists stalled along a 47mile stretch between Lusk and Lingle along the WyomingNe braska border were brought to safety late Tuesday Some were marooned in their autos for two nights William L Chapman Wyoming agriculture commissioner said losses to livestock will run heavy He estimated 90 per cent of cat tle and sheep herds in the snow bound area have been without food since early Saturday when the storm struck There is serious danger that many sheep will be buried alive he added S E West agent in Niobrara County said losses would be ex tremely heavy in East Central Wyoming Road Closed Marooned at an Indian trading post in Southeastern Montana since Monday Rep Orvin B Fjare RMont sent word to the Montana Highway Department to get me o u Homeward bound from Washington Fjares plane was grounded at Rapid City where he began driving He got no further than Busby where drifts closed the road Negligence Jury Says of Death in Accident GROVE coroners jury Tuesday night held that the auto accident death of Ted Ham man 48 Ida Grove early Sunday was due to negligence on the part of Franklin T Grohmann 32 A car driven by Hamman and a truck driven by Grohmann col lided on Highway 5f south of Ida Grove Grohmann was not hurt Ithcir internal differences Late Flashes LAS VEGAS Nev highest atomic test in any Nevada blast designed to destroy plane six miles above the Yucca Flat site Wednesday noon The fireball lasted less than five seconds The flash was brighter than the sun in Las Vegas 75 miles away It was not visible in the daylight in Los Angeles 250 airline miles distant SHERMAN Tex LB Tornadoes and vicious twisting winds crumbled homes and trailed death and misery across north Texas Wednesday One person was killed and 19 injured Damage was in the millions of dollars Tornadoes spun into the little communities of Buffalo Springs Post Oak and Newport all in the vicinity of Wichita Falls SAN FRANCISCO Milien a swimming pool cashier noticed long blue streak on the side of a boys leg Tuesday as he climbed out of the water How did you get that awful bruise on your leg she asked Nothing wrong with my the boy said Its my fountain pen It MARGIN OF Demos Daley Win in Chicago Mayor Voting CHICAGO forces Wednesday retained their long dominance of Chicago politics after turning back a determined GOP assault and electing Richard J Daley mayor by some votes The Republican attempt to wrest control of the city crumpled in Tuesdays election Complete unofficial returns gave Daley and Alderman Robert E Merriam Although decisive the result was one of the closest since Anton J Cermak wrested the mayoralty from William Hale Thompson in Collins Wins Another Truce SAIGON Indochina J Lawton Collins president Eisen howers special envoy Wednesday won a sevenday truce between Indochinas rebellious warlords and proAmerican Premier Ngo Dinh Diem The agreement that again ward ed off civil war came after hectic hours of night 1 o n g bargain ing Premier Diem and his armed rivals the po w e r f u 1 United Nation alist agreed at dawn to sheath the sword and maintain an armed truce for a week DIEM While Collins put pressure on Diem his French colleague Gen PaulHenri Ely high commissioner and commandcrinchief of the French expeditionary corps worked with Dicms diehard ad versaries the politico religious sects The agreement extended until next Tuesday the threeday truce that ran out at 7 p m Tuesday nipht During the stalemate the sect loaders who arc determined to oust iPicm soomod to have patched up 1931 The only narrower margin in the six Democratic mayor vic tories preceding Daleys was that of by which the late Mayor Edward J Kelly won his third term in 1943 Results of the voting indicate Daley will have 38 Democrats among the 50 aldermen in the City Council Daley the 52yearold chairman of the Cook County Chicago Dem ocratic Committee and Cook Coun ty clerk was carried to victory despite an allout GOP campaign spearheaded by the peppery 36 yearold Merriam Merriam a former Democrat who quit the party last year in a long feud with organization lead ers assailed the top party brass and said Daley was unwilling to combat gambling and corruption He told voters Daleys election would throw the city wide open to commercial lawlessness Daley termed the charges false Largest Haul in History Loot Entirely in Cash NEW YORK Wi Four gunmen robbed a Queens bank Wednesday of believed the largest cash haul ever taken from a bank The loot earlier had been report ed at and The denominations of the bills were not announced Apparently hey were small because they were ntended for routine transactions at the tellers windows The four men one carrying a machine gun herded 11 employes of the Chase Manhattan Banks Woodside branch into the rear and made a clean getaway Residential Area The branch is about five miles east of Times Square across the East River on largely residential Long Island It was one of the branches in volved in a merger last week oi the Chase National Bank and the Bank of Manhattan Co The Chase Manhattan is the nations second largest bank with assets of First reports indicated the bulky loot was entirely in cash The money had been removed from a vault prior to the banks opening and was to be distributed n tellers cages It was too heavy or an employe to carry and was resting on a carriage or or transporation to the tellers The carefully planned job start ed with the gunmen waylaying a teller outside his apartment Entered Car Henry Bardenhagen 24 the tell er was just entering his automo bile at about when a stranger who obviously knew bis identity stepped up to him with a gun and said Okay Henry Get in the Three other men then joined the first and all piled into the car Dont look at any of said the first gunmen The gunman drove by a circuit ous route to the bank with one confederate beside him and an other beside Bardenhagen in the rear Henry look out the the gunman said enroute Dont do anything Six employes already were in the bank when the car drove up They had entered with their own keys to prepare the 9 open ing and had left the door locked behind them The robbers forced Bardenhagen at gunpoint to unlock the door They strode into the bank behind him Ordered to Rear Bardenhagen and the other em ployes were ordered to the rear As additional employes arrived they too were herded to the rear by two of the men while the other two lugged out the money All four climbed into Barden bagens car and abandoned it a short time later apparently trans ferring to another car A cash holdup of a Franklin National Bank branch in Floral Park on Long Island in 1953 was regarded then as the record cash holdup of a bank Sev en men robbed a Lincoln Neb bank of in 1930 but only of that was in cash Minnesota Senate to Ponder New Tax Plan ST PAUL Minn state in come tax withholding plan pat terned after the federal system Wednesday went to the Minnesota Senate where it faces a rocky road after getting approval of the House Tuesday Gov Orvillc Freemans first revenueraising measure won House passage by a 7156 margin AP WirephotO SIR ANTHONY EDEN Command Girl Struck by Car Dies Driver Arrested for Intoxication DES MOINES J Doris Rem ster 8 daughter of Mr and Mrs Roy E Remster was killed when struck bya car Tuesday night as she rode a bicycle The car failed to stop Police later arrested James Preston Robinson 39 and charged him with driving while intoxicated He also was being held for questioning in connec tion with the fatal accident Police said the girl was hurled G4 feet from the point of impact She suffered a skull fracture broken leg and multiple cuts and bruises J 0 Palmer Jr gave police a description of the car which struck the girl Palmer chased the hitandrun car abouta mile from the accident scene before losing it Another car was between me and the car that hit the Palmer said I saw the car hit the sidewalk Then I saw the bi cycle fall Witnesses were not certain New Prime Minister In Laborites Give Sign of Fight LONDON Anthony Eden became Britains 42nd rime minister Wednesday but told Parliament Sir Winston hurchill will remain the dominant figure in the House f Commons Eden appeared in the House a few hours after receiving from Queen Elizabeth II the mandate to form a government in succession to Churchills His appearance did not set off much of a demonstration There was i sound of approval from the Conservative benches behind him but he Laborites were silent It was evident the Commons still had its mind on Churchill who was not even present to hear the tributes and Clement Attlee leader of the Labor opposition The 57yearold diplomat first divorced man in history to be named the hand of Queen Elizabeth and accepted her appointment to succeed his longtime political mentor Sir Win ston Churchill who retired Tuesday Propose Hike m Salary for Legislators rrom Our Wire Services at 80 because of his great age Smoothed Hair The gray capital with all its f strikeJff Changeover m a palaceRCom over the Bntlsh DES Iowa Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday filed a bill which would boost the pav of state legislators from to a session The speaker of jBroadcastmg Corp the House and lieutenant governor Churchills political crown prince would be paid a session jof more than 13 years fidgeted ner It also proposed that the with his tie and frequently of the House lieutenant his gray hair as he ar and chief justice of the Supreme rived at the Palace 12 minules Court be empowered to hls n am appointment members to the State Highwaywlth the Sovereign Commission if the governor fails to dp so within 60 days after the His first major duty as prime minister was to pick his Cabinet start of the session Twothirdsand several important changes approval by the Senate would still j were expected The biggest was be required for confirmation of the appointment Guide for Senate Majority Duane E Dewel RAlgona said the bill does not apply to the present ses sion since Gov Leo A Hoegh al ready has made his nominations But he said the bill would be a guide for the future The House sent to the Senate by a vote of 991 the Board of Con trol appropriations bill calling for supplying a year to the Great Successor WASHINGTON UP Presi dent Eisenhower Wednesday said that Sir Anthony Eden It a great successor to a great minister of Great President said this in a state ment congratulating Eden on his succession to the post given up by Sir Winston Churchill of Control each vear in the of his foreif next bieiurium for operating 14 m c Q c that fhp nnn wmiln an state institutions The measure passed with rela tivelv little discussion after Kuester a Coand a war London was that the nod would go Minister a director or chairman of the House appro for many itime friend of President Eisenhow jpriations committee Ivears spent nearly an hour re whether the girl was riding the At end of marks he moved that the bill be passed 40Hour Week Kuester said of the pro Edens bicycle in the street or on the parking Red Oak Man Dies in Boxcar Blaze RED OAK Hanson 46 Red Oak burned to death early Wednesday in a fire in a posed increase is needed to cover First Shots succession to No 10 Street touched off the first heavy shots in the campaign for the general election he is ex pected to call within months Many politicians are expecting a vqte as early as May26 boxcar used for storage at Red Oak stockvards the cost of instituting a 40hour week i Even while Eden was at the for almost all institution employes Jace leftwing Laborite rebel The House then began work on BevaQ cut loose with a an omnibus income tax blast whjch tipped the Amendments to be considered that many Socialists are like clude a proposal to tack onto thejlv to take the drive to unseat bill a separate House measure Conservative Party extend the sales tax to Chet M c C u n e Montgomery services County sheriff said Hanson had slept in the boxcar for two nights prior to the fire He worked on MINE CAVEIN BIRMINGHAM Ala his parents farm near Red Tuesday at the Woodward McCune said Hanson apparently j Co coal mine killed one miner fell asleep while smoking and setiinjured another Two were jie boxcar on fire iand believed dead certain Scarcely adequate to meet the challenge of the new hydrogen Bevan wrote in the Weekly Tribune adding The problem Sir Anthony Edea is that he s not possess a personal asccn over the rest of his col TOP FARMER SIOUX CITY E Bald ner 35 Marcus has been named northwest Iowas Outstanding Young farmer1 by the Sioux City Junior Chamber of Commerce About The Weather Mason Ciry Clearing cool lowi Clearing warmer Minnesota Fair warmer Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Wednes day Maximum 56 Minimum 34 At 8 35 Prpc 02 YEAR AGO Maximum 72 Minimum 39 Family Loses All in Trailer House i Fire at Iowa Falls i IOWA Harry Clark trailer home was destroyed by fire j Tuesday with an estimatoi loss of more than The fire was caused by an overheated motor on the refrigerator according to Fire 1 Chief R W Repp The loss is j partially covered by insurance Mrs Clark had put the washing inn the line earlier in the morning land that was all that was saved Tho Lions Club has contributed iSlOO to start a fund for the family The Red Cross is giving emer gency aid Some of the merchants are contributing merchandise The family most of their Isions in a trailer fire about three i years ago There are two children crowd gathers outside the Chuse Manhattan Bank branch at Woodside Queens Wednesday after gunmen took an estimated Four made a clean getaway New Providence Man Succumbs to Burns ELDOKA UP William C Whitehead 81 New Providence died in a hospital here Tuesday night if burns suffered Saturday Authorities said his clothing caught I fire while he was burning leaves i in his yard Whitehead was a rf tdred farmer
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