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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 24, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited lor MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI fnm tmt United Ftttt Full Wiiw CwU Cory MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 24 IMS This Piper CknwUU rf Two OM YOUNG VICTIM OF A rescue worker holds the body of 9weekod Brown who drowned Wednesday when the car in which he was riding with his parents washed off a highway near Corinth Miss The parents and Mrs M C Brown Keiser hung on tcrtree limbs until rescued The tots body was found when the familys new car was pulled from the water Its Official Now The Aruba Has TURNED BACK HELSINKI Finland owners of the Finnish tanker Aruba Thursday confirmed that the vessel is sailing back to Communist Romania with her cargo of jet plane fuel originally earmarked for Red China According to an agreement with the owners of the cargo of the tanker Aruba the shipping company has ordered the ship to return to port of departure because of obstacles which could prevent the completion of the the ReBe Shipping Co announced The tanker picked up its load of tons of high grade kerosene at the Romanian Black Sea port of Constanza It reached the Indian Ocean area before turning back Peiping Radio complained in a broadcast earlier Thursday that the ship had been forced to return to Constanza result of Wash ingtons highhandedness and REVENUES MISSING Ouf of State Truckers to Be Investigated From Our Wire Serrtcea DES Carl Ringgenberg chairman of the House Roads and Highways Committee Wednesday named a three man subcommittee to investigate revenue payments by outofstate truckers Rep Verne Lisle RClarinda heads the group He said the sub committee will channel its gation into four channels 1 Why the Commerce Commis sion is not collecting the com pensation tax it is due 2 Whether it would be advisable to repeal the 1951 reciprocity law which allows truckers to forego payment of the compensa tion tax if they register trucks in Iowa in proportion to the business done here 3 Why the Motor Vehicles De does not keep proper records on out of state registra tions 4 Whether the attorney genera has any ideas on enforcement ol the present reciprocity law Ringgenburg said compensation tax revenue under the reciprocity act has fallen from in 1951 to about He said he was informed by Pearl McMurry commissioner of public safety that his department does not have adequate personnel to keep complete truck revenue records Collections of the compensation tax have declined from more than a year before the rccipro city act was passed to about 000 annually now Cowies Broadcasting Co Gets Permit for TV Station Channel 8 WASHINGTON UP The FCC Wednesday granted the Cowies Broadcasting Co a permit for a new television station at DCS Moincs ort Channel 8 The FCC said the grant was without prejudice to any action it may take regarding future ap plication to put into effect an agreement between the Cowies Co and the Murphy Broadcasting Co Recently the Murphy company withdrew a competing application for Channel 8 It entered into an agreement with Cowies giving the Murphy company a oneyear option to buy a 40 per cent interest in a new corporation to be set up by to run the TV station The Cowies company has Radio Stations KRNT and KRNTFM i Bones Found in Gravel Pit SPIRIT LAKE ancient burying ground has been discov ered in the embankment of a gravel pit near the lakeshore at Arnolds Park The discovery was made by group of schoolboys who saw a leg bone protruding from the side of the 60foot bank which forms the side of a gravel pit on the Ken neth Orr farm Dr K L Clayton Spirit Lake was called to investigate the find n his capacity as Dickinson Coun y coroner It is impossible to ell at once whether these are the tones of white men or Dr Clayton said I expect to send specimens to Iowa City in an effort to determine the age and The bones were found little more than a foot below the surface and over a small area Parts of four skeletons all apparently adults ivere removed The skeletons were n a good state of preservation Teeth found in one jaw had no cavities The bodies were buried with heads pointing toward the west ndicaling the bones may be those of white settlers Skull formations and other characteristics however suggest they were Indians Clear Marshal in Slaying of Hamburg Boy Altercation Ends in Gunfire HAMBURG Parks 16 Hamburg was shot twice anc fatally wounded Wednesday nighi in an altercation with City Marsha Bob Collins An inquest held the slaying to be justifiable homicide as the officer shot in selfdefense The dead youth was the son of Mr and Mrs Dick Parks parents of four other children Parks is a laborer Authorities gave this version of the affair The marshal saw the boy stand ing on a street corner and stopped to find out what he was doing Parks pulled out a gun a 38 cal iber automatic and told Collins to start walking one TearGas Gun The marshal tried to fire a pen type teargas gun which he was carrying It failed to shoot The marshal then shot twice with lis own 38 automatic pistol inves tigatingofficers added Parks died about 45 minutes ater He had been wounded in an arm and in the stomach Investigating officers said they believed Parks had tried unsuc cessfully to fire his pistol because be bullet in the chamber showed hammer marks Avenge Friend At the inquest called by Dr Ralph Lovelady Fremont County coroner Dr H R Kerr Hamburg vho attended the wounded youth said Parks told him before he died was trying to avenge Johnny Johnny Moore another boy wa reportedly beaten by Eddie Col lins then town marshal some time ago Eddie Collins resigned office ivlarch 1 and was replaced by Bob Collins no relation Parks was also found to be car rying a 22 rifle that had been awed down to 13 inches in length authorities said Didnt Know of Peress Case Stevens Claims Russia in New Atom Ban Move MOSCOW said Thursday Russia has made a new proposal for banning nuclear weapons reduction o conventional arms and international inspection to ensure compliance The Communist Party organ said the proposal was made to the five nation Disarmament committee at the secret talks now n VA Physician Has Isolated Cancer Virus being held in London As explained by Pravda th plan largely parallels the proposa Russia put before the U N Gen eral Assembly last fall except tha it goes more fully into the dis puted question of a control organ to guarantee that disarmament is carried out Two Stages The plan calls for all nations to sign a convention agreeing to arms reduction in two stages 1 Fifty per cent of any agreed cut iu conventional arms and de struction of all atomic hydrogen and other mass destruction weapons within six months of the signing 2 The second 50 per cent of the agreed cut during the ensuing six month period The signers also would agree not to produce mass destruction weap ons Pravda rAII About The Weather Mason City Continued cold Iowa Fair and cold Minnesota Cloudy cold Globe Gazette weather data o 8 a m Thurs ay Maximum Minimum At 8 a m IEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Closing Debates Heard in FHA Fraud Trial DES MOINES argu ments in the Federal Housing Ad ministration conspiracy case were made in Federal Court Thursday afternoon Evidence in the trial of Jfive per sons and two Des Moines firms was completed Wednesday after noon before Federal Judge Henry N Graven The case is expected to go to the jury of 10 men and two women late Friday Centerville Man Is Road Victim DES MOINES WVJames Camp bell 36 Centerville was killed early Thursday when the car in which he was riding went out of control on a Highway 6 curve three miles west of Colfax Don Forrett 27 Colfax driver of the car was reported in critical condition at a Des Moines hospital Both men were employes of the Iowa Tower and Light Co casually outlined the lan in an editorial denouncing al eged war mongering by Presides Eisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles The paper accused the Western Powers of using the London talks as a screen for concealing an un rammeled arms drive and atomic var Pravda said Russias disarma ment control plan would call for a permanent international organ em wwered to carry out inspections Staff Inspectors The international control organ fll keep staff inspectors perma nently in all countries signing the the article said and hese inspectors in functions allot ed them would have at any time free access to all objects of con The article did not specify vhether this control board would ome under the authority of the J N Security Council where Rus ia has veto power It was not im mediately apparent whether this as an oversight or a policy shift In the assembly debate last fall tussia asserted that the control gency should not have anything to o with punishment of violators ut should merely report them to be Security Council for punitive ction The Security Council is the nly U N organ where the veto an be used The Western Powers have insisted enforcement of anv disarmament treaty should be kept outside the council Rather Startling7 Discovery Revealed WASHINGTON Vet erans Administration physician has isolated a virus that has caused cancer and can be trans mitted from parent to offspring in mice Congress was told Thursday The Veterans Administration reported this rather startling discovery to a House Appropria tions Subcommittee It was made by Dr Ludwik Gross of the Bronx Veterans Hospital Other Species Dr Gross said in New York that while his research has been conducted with mice it may have implications for other species The Veterans Administration in reporting Dr Gross discov ery said another VA researcher has developed a sort of sonar de vice which through electronic soundings into deep body tissues may prove most effective in early diagnosis of Dr William S Middleton chief medical director of the vet erans agency said the virus find ing of Dr Gross could prove one of the greatest advances yet made in the search for a cancer cure Dozen Accomplishments In closeddoor testimony Dr Middleton listed the two cancer developments among a dozen ac complishments of VAs research program Subcommittee mem bers had questioned whether the program was worth what it cost If it is said Dr Mid dleton of Dr Gross finding it is the best expenditure of money the government has ever Hearings Restated on Rail Service AP Wirephoto ADAMS JULIANA G Adams Army counselor chats with James Juliana counsel for the Eepublicans on the Senate Investigations subcommittee before Adams took the stand Thursday in the Peress case hearing Juliana also is on the list to testify HELD MANY OFFICES Paul McNutt Dem Party Leader Dies NEW YORK V McNutt 63 former governor of Indiana and prominent in Democratic party affairs died Thursday at his Fifth Avenue apartment McNutt was taken ill last week while on a business trip to the Philippines The handsome silverhaired diplomat who once was envoy to the Philippines was returned to this country for medical treatment McNutt had not been active in Seek to Revoke Honors Charge by McCarthy DES MOINES Eyed U S Vessel HONG KONG UP Chinese pirates tried to seize a Navy hip Saturday night but were cared off naval sources saic Thursday The sources said two armed unks closed in on the LST League sland as it sailed toward Hong Cong but fled when another Nav hip arrived in answer to the transports radioed call for help No shots were fired the sources aid The junks were described as ob iously pirates and not Communisl Chinese naval It was the first time since the Navy began using Hong Kong as a recreation port that Pirates The Iowa attempted to stop an Amer GIobeDemocrat Sold to Samuel Newhouse ST LOUIS WVThe 103yearold St Louis GlobeDemocrat was sold Wednesday to Samuel I Newhouse publisher of newspapers in both the east and the west The price was announced to be more than six million dollars I Commerce Commission has re scheduled hearings as follows On proposal to substitute mixed train for passenger service on the Rock Islands Cedar Rapids to Es therville run At Grundy Center May 9 at Clarion May 11 at Em metsburg May 12 On proposal to discontinue Sun day operation of passenger trains on the M St L from Albia to the north Iowa state line At Mar shalltown April 25 at Hampton April 26 SUBSURFACE eruption of dust from Yucca Flat resulted Wednesday from an underground detonation of a nuclear device The blast was a small one with the familiar mushroom rising to only feet ican naval vessel Pirates have operated out of the coves and bays of the South China coast for centuries and even in re cent years have attacked small coastal freighters The League Island a vessel is classed as an aviation and ordnance supply ship but has been used as a transport in the Far East It was formerly LST 1097 Shortage of Farm Hands in Many Areas in State DES MOINES Iowa Employment Service said Wednes day there is a shortage of quali fied farm hands in some areas of the state The service reported it has filled openings since the first of the year 10 per cent more than in the same period last year At the end of last week the serv ice said there were unfilled open ings for 224 married and 206 single farm hands Farmers arc paying S100S150 a month for single farm hands and practice in New York City and a month for married iwashington Farm hands the services farm 1 WASHINGTON of the Army Stevens testified Thurs day I never heard of Irving Pe ress until he was out ofthe Army ut that he did not believe Peress should have received an honorable discharge Stevens told the Senate Investi gations Subcommittee he once or dered an inquiry into the feasibility of revoking the discharge as a step toward some alternative ac ion on the security risk informa ion the Army had developed about Peress Stevens did not at once say what tie learned about whether such a step was feasible But Sen Mc Clellan the subcommittee chairman told reporters he would question Stevens about it later Restudying The subcommittee is restudying the case of Peress an Army den tist to learn how he came to get a promotion to major and aa honorable discharge while under security investigation Stevens said he considered that as a matter of senatorial cour the Army should have teken more time to consider a demand by Sen McCarthy that Peress be courtmartialed before the honor able discharge was granted Feb 2 19S3 Ahead of Stevens testimony Mc Clellan said he would explore the possibility of pulling back the hon orable discharge with a view to courtmartial proceedings public affairs in recent years but Army Counselor John G Adams maintained his interest in partyjwho preceeded Stevens on the affairs His business interests were main ly in the insurance field and he was counsel to several internation al insurance agencies Legion Commander McNutt first came into national prominence in 1928 when chosen commander of the American LeA gion From that springboard he not have more facts at went into politics became goverPeress was discharged was that stand testified I had the last clear chance to close the door and didnt do it to block an honor able discharge for Peress But be said that had he then known all the facts the man undoubtedly would have been Cites Refusal Adams said one reason he did nor of Indiana and a presidential aspirant His White House ambition which he harbored from early boyhood glowed the brightest prior to the 1940 Democra tic national con vention McNutt toured the na tion then ex pounding his theories of gov ernment But candidacy conditional on Franklin D Roosevelts not McNUTT seeking a third term When Roosevelt decided to run again McNutt dropped out of the picture and his presidential chances faded away He himself had urged the Presidents renomi nation because of what he termed his preeminent ability to deal vith the critical European situa tion During World War II McNutt served as federal security admin1 strator director of defense health ings Sen McCarthy several months had declined for to let the Army have transcripts of closed hearings by the Senate Investigations Sub committee McCarthy angrily disputed this testimony by Adams in the sub committees new attempt to deter mine how it was that Peress was advanced from captain to major and given an honorable discharge after the Army had decided Peress was a security risk At the outset of his testimony Adams denied a charge by Mc Carthy that he and top White House aides conspired to block McCarthys investigation of the Peress case Adams said the Jan 21 1954 meeting attended also by Atty Gen Brownell and others high in the government was not a conspir The meeting was not a con spiracy with reference to calling off the Peress Adams said and welfare services and chairman of the War Manpower Commission It was not a conspiracy to ff the Ft Monmouth hear It was not a conspiracy to attack Sen McCarthy It was exactly as I described His services won him a Medal in the McCarthyArmy hearings last spring and nothing Adams said his testimony at that time was that he and the others discussed only two other he termed McCar Merit from President Harry S Truman First Ambassador McNutt who had been high com missioner to the Philippines 93739 and again in 194546 wasthy demanding the appointed first American ador after the islands gained ndependcncc It was he whop ms auled down the American flag at Army Loyalty Board about security cases and Jthy and others had sought special he independence ceremony in 1946 le held the ambassadorship for about a year resigning in the pring of 1947 He then entered private law labor bulletin said field work has been done PLAN ELECTION STORM LAKE Ji A petition yet but many farmers are busyicallinu for a special election for Retting machinery buildings and fences ready for the coming sea it said an bond issue for school im provements was presented the school board here Wednesday treatment in the Army for Pvt G David vSchine SAME
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