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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 18, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited far MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T M I MIWSPAPIR THAT MAKIS AIL NOtTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION GREATER MASON CITY DAYS Thursday Friday and Saturday PTWI MM IfeUcd fnu mB LMM OraU MASON CITY IOWA WIDMISOAY MAY II 195S This Paper CouteU Four StctWx Sfttto Qot Mrs Hobbys Record Defended by Ike DULLES IKE HOPE New Dawn of Peace Nears WASHINGTON Eisenhower administration i preparing for a toplevel Big Four conference with Russia in a belief it may prove that a new dawn of peace is breaking over the world President Eisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles made that clear Tuesday night in television meaninj of recent shifts in Soviet policy including the signing Sunday of an Austrian independence treaty that pact Russia is pledged to Disturbances in Missouri Legislature withdraw its troops from Austria Dulles predicted dramatic re suits from this pledge throughout Eastern Europe Communist satel lite countries like Czechoslovakia arid Hungary will also want free dom he said adding that the joy of the Austrians over their free dom will be Dulles also declared a vital facl In the world situation now is that by the accept ance of West Germany into the North Atlan tic Treaty Or ganization NA TO the Soviet Union has suf fered its great est diplomatic defeat since World War H The explanation DULLES of Russias changed behavior he said seemed to lie in trying to block such developments and con form to some of the rules and practices of a civilized world com But Pay Off whatever the explanation from Russias side Dulles said the important point is that a pol icy of strength and firmness and the standard of moral principle is beginning to pay off for the West He cautioned both against relax ation of armed strength and against the great danger as he called it of expecting too much from the prospective Big Four talks between Eisenhower and the prime ministers of Russia Britain and France Eisenhower who i n t e rrupted Dulles report to the nation from time to time with comment of his own broke in to say he thought the American people are pretty well aware of what is going on and that they show greater ma turity about negotiating with Rus sia that was expectable several years ago Chairman George DGa of the Senate Foreign Relations Commit tee later said he thought Dulles was overcautious and showed signs of timidity about the Big Four meeting We will stay strong and we will stay Eisenhower said but we are not to extinguish the hope that a new dawn may be coming even if the sun rises very very Carried to World While the broadcast was aimed primarily at the American people it was carried to all parts of the world in many translations by the governments Voice of America radio network The occasion was Dulles return from Paris and Vienna In a his toric 10day period he had partici pated in bringing West Germany into the North Atlantic alliance in signing an Austrian treaty in working out a better understand ing with France on support of an independent government in Viet Nam and in receiving from Soviet Foreign Minister V M Molotov Russias acceptance of a bid from the Western powers for a toplevel Big Four meeting Gl Pair Sentenced to Prison Terms ONEILL Neb JPi William R Warren 19 Valley Falls R and James Blood 17 Lynn charged with robbery in the slug ging and robbing of filling station attendant Darrell Graham of ONeill last Thursday night were sentenced to 13 years in the re formatory Tuesday Sheriff Leo Tomjack said the youths also admitted slugging and robbing a Waterloo Iowa man and taking his car They were AWOL from an Air Force Radar station near Wayerly Iowa Representatives March on Senate JEFFERSON CITY Mo Members of the House shouting and shoving marched on the Sen ate Tuesday night in a mass dem onstration of anger over an earlier altercation between the Senate sergeant at arms and a member of the lower chamber Senate Majority Leader Floyd Gibson brought an end to the demonstration with shouted pleas that mob rule is no way to settle The scores of representatives left the Senate chamber after 15 minutes of milling and pushing around First Connected Earlier Tuesday Rep Charles W Foley had entered the Senate chamber and started talking with Sen J F Patterson a Democrat rom Caruthersville Turner Bryan Senate sergeant at arms inter cepted Foley and told him Senate rules did not permit him to talk with Patterson Foley swung on the Senate employe and connected Lt Gov James T Blair bellowed rom the chair Arrest that Bryan and Foley were herded outside The representative struck he Senate sergeant at arms again Other senators started rushing to vard door A prankster set off a firecracker in the corridor lead ing many legislators to the con clusion that a shot had been fired Rushed by Others Senate doorkeeper W W Bailey ried to take Foley into custody Jut by this time he was rushed jy other representatives who res cued their man The House in a regular night session discussed banning state enators from its chamber unless the Senate sergeant at arms apolo ized for his action S E Robinson delivered a fiery speech on the matter and House members aroused marched en masse from their hall to the Sen ate chamber ramming their way past doorkeeper amid shouts and shoves FREAK STORM LONDON midMay vintry gales Wednesday dumped now hail and rain over wide areas of Britain dropped tempera tures to nearfreezing and harassed shipping in the surrounding seas AP Wirephoto OVER BUT NOT toolateforbreakfast omelet crash at an inter section in San Angelo injured two women and a man and strewed eggs over a wide area Nearby householders rushed out to gather unbroken eggs after the ambulances left Limit on ing Pondered DES MOINES Leo A Hoegh Wednesday said he was thinking of proclaiming a 60 mile per hour nighttime speed imit on Iowa highways for a woweek trial period starting in the Memorial Day weekend People are not alert to dangers m the Hoegh told his news conference Something must be The governor noted that deaths n Iowa highways this year have purted ahead of last year Our fficial state figures show 199 per ons have been killed on our high ways this year compared with 197 y this time a year Hoegh said there was a question vhether he had the authority to irodaim a speed limit But if have such authority I would like to see it tried on a voluntary asis for a twoweek period any Hoegh said The governor said Iowa needs day speed limit of 75f miles per our but he has no plans to invoke one Iowa has no state speed limits The Legislature considered several uch proposals in its 1955 session iut refused to adopt any Hoegh said Clinton Moyer who vill become state safety commis ioner July 1 has beenstudying i Washington plan featuring a udicial crackdown on traffic aw violators which produced very effective News in Brief IRATE WIFE GUILTY POUGHKEEPSIE N Y hottempered housewife has been found guilty of refusing to yield a country telephone party line when a volunteer fireman tried to report a fire Mary L Kayes 43 of Rhinebeck N could get a maximum of a year in jail a fine or both under a new state statute covering use of party line tele phones in an emergency According to testimony in the twoday trial Mrs Kayes said Let the damn thing burn and get off the when fire dispatcher Donald Townsend asked her to give up the line to report a brush fire last Jan 21 CENSUS PLANNED SAIGON South Viet Nam Viet Nam decided Wednes day to organize a population census as a first step toward calling its first general elections A committee of the ministers of interior for eign affairs justice and information also voted that the government promulgate a law defining qualifications for Vietnamese citizenship NANNIE PLEADS GUILTY TULSA Okla pleading guilty Tuesday to poisoning hus band No 5 Grandma Nannie Doss admonished her daughter not to worry because Im not The surprise plea entered in District Court after the confessed poisoner of four husbands was visit ed by the daughter reversed her earlier plea of innocent LONGSTRETH WINS PHILADELPHIA WVW Thatcher Longstreth a 35yearold ad vertising executive won the foursided Republican mayoralty nomi nation battle in Philadelphia Tuesday The 6foot6 bespectacled for mer naval intelligence officer will run in November against veteran campaigner Richardson Dilworth the Democratic nominee Revision of Sales Tax Is Approved DES MOINIS flA lyttem for collection of the states new 214 per cent sales tax was agreed upon by representatives of major retail associations Tuesday The proposal will be presented to the State Tax Commission at hearing Friday morning The new tax rates go into effect July 1 Tuesdays meeting was called by the Associated Retailers of Iowa made up of 12 retail groups with invitations to other similar organiiatiens and inter ested individuals The retailers schedule calls for no tax on sales below 15 cents as at present under the 2 per cent system For sales of from 15 cents through 50 cents there would be a onecent tax Another cent would be added to each 40 cents of sales over 50 cents Louis H Cook research direc tor of the Tax Commission last week proposed a schedule of col lection which would call for a onecent tax for sales of IS through 55 cents another one cent for sales of 56 cents through and another cent for each ad ditional 39 cents of sales Rodman Area Girls Among 3 Fatalities By The Auacltted Presi Three young Iowa farm girls were killed Tuesday afternoon in accidents involving trucks The victims Janice May Fickbohm 3 and ler sister Jean Marie 2 daugh ters of Mr and Mrs Maurice Fick bohm of near Rodman Patricia Downey 2 daughter of Mr and Mrs Andrew Downey of near Douds The Fickbohm sisters were killed when thrown from their fathers truck about twomiles north of Rodman Authoritiessaid the father lost control of the truck when he looked or his son who was operating a tractor in a field The truck rolled off the road and into a ditch The Downey girl was run over jy an oil truck backing in the iamilys farm driveway Hillary Thomas driver of the truck said several children were playing around the drive and yard and that he looked about to see if they were clear when he started POWERFUL APPETITE FARNBOROUGH England UP Army bugler Jack Fury Tuesday got 112 days in jail for stealing 24 eggs and a halfpound of bacon from the mess hall be cause I was hungry thai Russ Rap Farmers MOSCOW orders went out Wednesday to Soviet farmers to end an unbearable delay in the planting of corn The farmers were told to get their assigned quotas of the grain in the ground within the next three to five days The Kremlin command was made public Tuesday night only a few hours after announcement of the U S invitation for a dele gation of about 10 Soviet farm ex perts to inspect Iowa farmers ways with corn and hogs this sum mer Not Planned The coincidence however did not appear by Soviet design The Moscow and provincial papers have been packed for the past 10 days with denunciations of the farmers failure to follow through on Communist Party Chief Nikita S Khrushchevs demand in Feb ruary that vastly more corn be grown for hog food Russians are considered cer tain to accept the American invi tation to visit Iowa In exchange a party of U S farm experts is slated to visit the Soviet Union The American note Tuesday asked how many should come and when Draft Workers Tuesday nights blast from the ministries of agriculture and state farms did not say how badly the corn planting was lagging or how much was the goal But itordered directors of state and collective farmsto draft all farm and their families as the sowing and to keep them working every daylight hour No penalties were announced for further fail ures The announcement excepted from criticism such fertile South Euro pean areas as Odessa theCrimea and Rostov where it said the pro gram was progressing satisfactor ily RECORD BUDGET NEW YORK W The largest budget in New York City has been approved by the City Council About The Weather Maton City Fair warmer Iowa Continued fair Minnesota Scattered rain Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Wed nesday FAIR Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 72 45 65 69 38 U S Jets Mile Hop Mark Set in Pacific NEWCASTLE Australia tf Four U S Thunderjets landed here Wednesday to complete a record nonstop TokyotoAustralia flight in 12 hours 2 minutes The speedy singleengine fight ers each capable of carrying an atomic bomb refueled in the air three times during their Guam Manus Island and Townsville Australia The flight part of a U S Air Forcevgoodwill mission to Austra lia extended the nonstop overwat er record for singleengine jets by 355 miles Col David Shilling set the previous mark of miles in 1953 on a flight from Turner Air Force Base to North Africa Sydney The F84s set downat the Royal Australian Air Forces huge Wil liamstown Air Force Base here at Australian time Newcastle is 60 miles north of Sydney on Australias southwest coast The flight had left Yokota Air Base near Tokyo CST Tuesday in balmy spring weather but landed here in the southern May au tumn gusty wind lashed the oceanside airport and black clouds scudded across the darkening As the Thunderjets screamed in for the landing eight Australian Air Force planes roared over the field in a salute 4The flight was led by Col Har old M McClelland Avon Park Fla The first man to land Mc Clelland was congratulated by both and Australian officers on the achievement Other Three The other three in order of landing were 1st Lt Gerald J Robinson Carbondale Lt Col Virgil K Moroney Pine Bluff and 1st Lt William E Miller Columbus Ohio Lt Gen Roger M Ramey com mander of the 5th U S Air Force in Japan said the flight shows the Air Forces capability to move its jet fighters both for concentra tion and OVETA GULP HOBBY Attend Lecture by Oppenheimer AMES ffi An overflow crowd gave Dr J Robert Oppenheimer the noted physicist heavy applause at the beginning and end of a tech nical lecture at Iowa State College Tuesday night The lecture on The Description and Analogy of the Electron The was given in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union which seats approximately 900 All seats were filled and an estimated 100 addi tional persons overflowed into the side aisles and balcony Although the talk was highly technical it was interspersed with touches of humor On placing a complicated equa sion on the blackboard in connec tion with the question of division he asked Is this indivisible or i it uniiateUigible electron is probably the only particle in nature of which we have a little hi of understanding though it is far from a complete He said the electronic theory is almost perfect and is predictable within perhaps one point in 10 bil lion If you try to make it per fect then it becomes he said The lecture was the first in an annual series established to honor the memory of Dr John Franklin Carlson ISC physicist who died a year ago Carlson and Oppenheim er were colleagues and close friends TO TRY AGAIN NEVADA the fifth time n less than a year voters of the Nevada Independent School Dis trict will vote Thursday on a pro posed bond issue to build 10room elementary school City is getting all prettied up for Greater Mason City Days Thursday Friday and Satur day Painter F W Mulrooney is helping dress up the town for visitors Retail merchants are expecting to attract outoftown as well as local shoppers for the bargains in seasonable merchandise Vaccine Program Lauded Secretary May Resign From Our Scrrlcei WASfflNGTONPresident Eisen hower at his news conference Wed nesday said Secretary of Welfare Hobby has handled the Salk polio vaccine program and her job gen erally in a highly efficent manner Eisenhower seemed openly re entful toward criticism leveled at Mrs Hobby Tuesday by Sen Vayne Morse who said she should be removed from office mmediately for gross incompe He said it was a waste of time o discuss such a statement since Urs Hobby had proved herself to be highly efficient and a person of great character He said also she had done a magnificent job in her department Good Record The President went on to say that Mrs Hobbys record in the cabinet has proyed out what Ei senhower termed the good opinion n which she was held during the var as commander of the Womens Army Corps Asked about reports that Mrs Hobby may resignsoon the Presi dent said she placed him on no tice some months ago that for per sonal reasons it might become ne cessary for her to leave govern ment service The President gave no hint of what personal reasons might make it necessary for Mrs Hobby to re sign However her husband former Gov William P Hobby of Texas las been ill with arthritis Mrs Hobby flew to Houston earlier this veek to be with her husband Othtr Topics The President also dealt with hese other topics Viccint said his information is that the supply jf Salk vaccine on hand or in sight is enough to take care of he first shot in the program of the National Foundation for Infantile aralysis That program is to pro vide vaccine free of charge to first and second graders Eisenhower said that if the first and second shots for those children cannot be completed by the time school lets out arrangements prob ably will be made for inoculations during their summer vacation Big President said some item of good might result if ie could sit down and talk at the iroposed top level Big Four con erence with Marshal Georgi Zhukov Kussias defense minister Eisenhower and Zhukov devel ped a personal friendly relation ship when they headed occupation orces in Berlin at the end of Vorld War II In reply to a ques ion the President said he did not know whether Zhukov would be a member of the Russian delegation Air power Eisenhower said it ust isnt true that the United States has lost in a twinkling all he great technical excellence and development of its air power That remark was in reply to a request or comment on a speech by Sen Symington DMo Tuesday rais ing the question of whether the United States has lost control of the air to He called the Symington state ment a very generalized one and then went on to say any nation can concentrate its air power in one particular field despite gener al superiority on the part of some ither country Apparently the Persident meant the Russians have concentrated argely on fighter planes but do not have as balanced an air force as does the United States The United States Eisenhower aid may not have as many in ercontinental B52 jet bombers as t wants but its not true to say this countrys great technical ex has vanished in a twin kling SAME DATIlWm   

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