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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 11, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited fcr HMM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NIWSPAPII THAT M A K I S ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHIORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI PtMt urt Ualtod Full LMLM WlrM Ceau Cwrl MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 11 155 Tbii ConiUU of Two OM Me Hi Ozark Promises Expanded Air Route Amanas Showing Changes Villages Are 100 Years Old By CY DOUGLASS AMANA Old Worldlike villages are being gradually sur rounded by handsome modern American homes Trucks tractors and television show with the same prosperous fre quency as in other thriving Mid west towns Theres an uptodate gymnasi um in the new Lakeside school building Homes stores and factories are electrically lighted and equipped That is its sister 100 years after the first building was started here June 13 1855 23 years after the Great Change from religious communism with all property held in common to capitalism Already word is Bib lical meaning remains true has held its first centennial of Thanks giving 100 Years Ago It was to mark the arrival 100 years ago last month of the first four members of the Community of True the name of the original religious group They came from Buffalo N a city whose rapid growth in the very early 1850s alarmed members of the community who had settled there They had come only a few years earlier from Hesse in Ger many and other European states to practice their form of religious communism in freedom Buffalo seemed to be spreading out uncomfortably close to their settlements called Ebenezer Scouts seeking a new homesite had reported back in 1854 that they were impressed with a beautiful and somewhat remote valley of the Iowa River one of the garden spots of the fertile State of Six villages were eventually es tablished by the migrants from the east on acres the community acquired in Iowa and Johnson Counties Another hamlet was pur chased to provide a railroad sta tion for the colony The Amana folk believed in a simple life without frills They have been likened to the Amish another religious group which es chews the fancy for the plain But Amanans think differently on this Not Amish No We are not like the says Ted W Heinze now an Amana businessman who has given close study to the colonys history Our religion is different They are most ly farmers Amana people were craftsmen and In building their homes in the seven villages the Amanans farm ers as well as craftsmen set them in villages This was the European custom for farm communities Many of these dwellings stand today Their brick is weather mel lowed their sandstone smoothed by storms of the decades Some have been modernized Most have been brightened by siding or by paint Neither paint nor siding was com mon in the old days of strictness In the homes the colony has lived apart for 77 years in all All property was owned in common But in the 1920s the colony began to show economic losses By 1929 the surplus built up in years o prosperity had evaporated With the onset of the Great Depression the Amana Society slumped into debt Obligations reached by 1931 Amana looked collectively abou and decided there would have to be a change News Story It was a news story which wen around a world curious about the rivalry of another form of com capital ism when the Amana Society members voted in 1932 to abandon religious communism and change to a wage and profit system This is the Great Change when Amana folk talk of the past A new corporation was formed This one was put on a solid busi ness basis Each member of the old Society became a stockholder in tht new corporation of similar name Amana Society News in Brief MULLEN ON STAND WASHINGTON investigators Saturday said John J Mullen director of political action for the CIO Steelworkers Union will be given a chance to deny publicly under oath testimony nam ing him as a Communist Party The 50yearold union official who was mayor of Clairton from 1938 through 1953 already has sworn at a closed hearing that he never was a Com munist Party member the Senate Internal Security subcommittee said B29 CRASHES 10 DIE STUTTGART Germany Air Force Superfortress climbing blind up a fogshrouded deadend valley smashed into a German mountainside Friday night in a flaming crash that killed all 10 airmen aboard The big fourengined SB29 was based in Britain at the Molesworth Air Force Base that launched Bl7s over Nazi Germany in World War II It was making a nonstop instrument training sweep over Germany COMMENT BY MALENKOV MOSCOW Former Prtmitr Georgi Malenkov says the Soviet Union expects to large atomic powtr of and kilowatts optration within a ftw ytars POOR MEMORY WASHINGTON hat maker Harry Satur day he cant Im going he disposed of in cash in 1952 and 1953 But he was sure none of it was paid in bribes The question about the money concerned a time when Lev was angling for big government contracts which the Senate Investigations subcommittee now is investigating E J TRIPLETT Confession by Triplett to Be Heard LEMARS by the state of an alleged statement by Ernest J Triplett 54 that he killed 8yearold Jimmy Bremmer s expected when the itinerant mu sic lesson salesmans murder trial resumes Monday As the trial reached the end of its first week Friday a Sioux City po ice officer Detective Lt William Dennison testified at length how he statement was obtained The defense had sought to ex clude the taperecorded statemenl but Judge R G Rodman rulec Thursday that it could be played back to the jury Found in Field Triplett is accused of bludgeon ing the Bremmer boy to death sometime after Jimmy disappeared rom his home last Aug 31 His body was found in a field north of Sioux City 30 days later The police officer said he asked Triplet if he killed the boy with his fist and Triplett answered in the affirmative Asked if he hadnt killed Jimmy by hitting him with a stone while he was fleeing Triplett replied No Im not that good a ball play Dennison testified Evening An 8yearold playmate of Jim my David Osborne told the couri that the same evening Jimmy appeared Triplett stopped at the Osborne home asked David if he wanted to take guitar or accordion lessons and then grabbed him b the wrist David said Triplett let go when his mother came on to the porch Detective Sgt Louis Peterson was among the last of the states witnesses Friday He testified he found marks in Tripletts car which in his opinion were made by a struggling child SAME DATE1954245 Black BCtni triftle ieatk la Hearing on Draft Law Completed WASHINGTON IBSen Russell DGa said Saturday he will op rose any effort in the Senate to tie he administrations controversial national reserve plan to extension of the draft act And if the Senate should take such action Russell said in an in erview he will move for recom mittal in order to conduct thorough As chairman of the Armed Serv ces Committee Russell late Fri day completed speedy public hear ngs on bills for a fouryear exten sion of the regular draft of young men 16 to 26 years and a twoyear extension of the separate doctor draft law Pentagon officials suggested dur ing the hearings that the reserve plan be considered at the same ime but Russell rejected the idea Im for an expanded and strong national Russell said Im even for universal military xaining but it would be futile for the Senate to take action until House passage is Russell noted that the Senate twice has voted for compulsory military training only to have the bills die in the House President Eisenhower suggested this week the Senate might rescue the reserve manpower program un less the House finds a way oul of its present deadlock on the measure An antisegregation rider anc other amendments were attached by the House and floor managers of the reserve bill shelved it Ei senhower urged that the segrega tion rider be eliminated Draft Director Lewis B Hershey told senators Triday he doubts that there is enough young man power available for both the pres ent regulars and the proposed new reserve program Hanson Convicted of Manslaughter DES MOINES W Charles A Hanson 28 has been convicted by a Polk County District Court jury of manslaughter in the auto acci dent death of Prudence Thompson 8 the evening of April 23 The jury deliberated only two hours Friday before returning its verdict District Judge Ray C Fountain set June 17 as the date for sentencing Hanson mean while remains free on bond Criticize Health Service Rap Handling of Program BY FRED HOFFMAN WASHINGTON ffi The public Health Service Saturday was under ire from two quarters as Sur geon General Leonard A Scheele declared We can go now that the safety of antipolio vaccine production has been as sured by stiffer standards Scheeles confident statement came at a news conference Friday after publication of a lengthy white detailed review y the Health Service of the brief Ut troubled history of the Salk vaccine program The surgeon general conceded he program might have come close to the line of safety in the past But he said he had no doubts about safety now Version In New York Basil OConnor resident of the National Founda ion for Infantile Paralysis criti cized the document saying it ob viously gives only the Public Health Service version of the vac cine situation to In Philadelphia H W Blades executive vice president of Wyeth took strong exception to a statement by Dr James A Shan non an associate director of the Health Services National Insti tutes of Health Shannon said Fri day one batch of vaccine made by Wyeth in being subjected to searching laboratory analysis al though he said there was nol enough evidence to label that lot suspect In its white paper the Service s stances of three polio cases had raised some question about the vaccine used Blades termed it most unfor tunate misleading and not in the public interest that suspicion should be cast on Wyeth vaccine and its routine retesting program and inference be given that Wyeth vaccine is No While Scheele reiterated his con fidence in the Salk vaccine and voiced optimism he did not say when he expected the mass im munization of school children to get back into full forward motion Meanwhile the summers peak polio season drew closer with many localities still awaiting fresh supplies of vaccine with which to inject first and second graders Scheele told newsmen a decision to press on with the school vac cination program after its sus pension for weeks for special safe ty grounded on a preponderance of scientific opin ion that the vaccine can be made without danger under tighter re quirements recently adopted There have been previous hints of differences between Scheele on the one hand and OConnor and Dr Jonas E Salk developer of the vaccine on the other Fresh signs of strained relations came in the wake of release of the white paper when OConnor said the public will be able to form an intelligent conclusion as to what actually has been tran spiring after it has heard Salks AP Wlrephoto IKE OPERATES Eisenhower operates one of the controls of the Pennsylvania Universitys new nuclear reactor during an inspection Saturday Watching are Dr Milton IJisenhower university president and Ikes brother and Dr Eric Walker dean of engineering Ike Proposes Vast Program to Help Friends Get Atom Power UNIVERSITY PARK Pa UP Eisenhower Saturday proposed that the United States provide money and knowhow to help free nations build atomic re actors for research and power He said he will soon submit to Congress a dual atomsforpeace proposal under which the United States would 1 Furnish half the cost of build ing research reactors for free na tions which can use them for peaceful atomic progress 2 Provide the knowhow with in prudent security considera tions for construction and opera tion of power reactors by friendly nations who vyould use them for peaceful pursuits Eisenhower unveiled his new plan in a commencement speech at Pennsylvania State University after inspecting a new atomic re Clinton County Liquor Laws Attorney Dropped by State AMES HVThe special assistant attorney general hired to enforce liquor laws in Clinton County isnt on the state payroll any more Atty Gen Dayton Countryman says Countryman disclosed in a televised interview over station WOITV Friday night that Kermit Kruse former Clinton County attorney as special assistant attor Boone Farmer Dies in Auto Accident BOONE W Houge 40 a farmer was killed instantly Sat urday when a car in which he was driving with four of his five children was involved in a colli sion with another car at a gravel road intersection Dean Gets 10 Years in Jail SIOUX CITY 50yearold Storm Lake used car salesman who held up and robbed the Farm ers Saving Bank at Boyden on April 29 with a cap pistol Satur day was sentenced to 10 years in a federal penitentiary Paul Willard Dean had pleaded guilty to two counts in connection with the robbery Federal Judge Henry N Graven sentenced Dean to 10 years on each count and ordered the sen tences to run concurrently Maxi mum penalty for the two charges was 30 years in prison or fine or both Before sentence was pronounced Judge Graven asked Dean if he had a statement to make Rising slowly to his feet but speaking in a firm voice Dean told the court Im awfully sorry it happened I never thought I would do anything like BUS EXPLODES OSNABRUECK Germany UP bus crowded with holidaying Dutch children exploded and burned here Saturday killing two of the 43 children aboard the bus GM Union Resume Wage Debate DETROIT Motors and the CIO United Auto Work ers facing a strike deadline 36 hours away went back to the bargaining table Saturday after noon A secrecy lid clamped on the contract talks at their outset two months ago prevented disclosure as to whether General Motors has made any kind of an offer in line with the modified guaran teed plan tht union won Monday from the Ford Motor Co The UAW agreed to a fiveday contract extension of the GM contract Tuesday The deadline now is Sunday midnight and the union has said no further exten sion will be granted Union officials have hinted publicly for several days that they were expecting a second of fer from the industrys biggest producer Several weeks ago GM offered the union a stock purchase plan similar to one proposed later by Ford The UAW rejected Fords before getting the guaranteed wage settlement but never has publiey turned down GMs A General Motors strike would Idle UAW members Leaders of members of the CIO International Union of Electrical workers have said their union will join in any UAW Walkout ney general March 30 had left state employment May 15 The attorney general said he had not announced this previously be cause nobody has asked me about it Countryman was questioned dur ing the interview by Frank T Nye associate editor of the Cedar Rap ids Gazette and Robert P Hogan news director of the Iowa Daily Press Assn Appointment of Kruse to push liquor law enforcement in Clinton County came after Countryman de clared enforcement had broken down there following a series of raids Countryman asked during the interview if he thought Clinton County now is cracker re plied that he wouldnt go so far as to say that but added One big place was locked up after the raids and is still locked up as far as I actor on the campus the first of its kind built under university aus pices At the commencement the President received an honorary doctor of laws degree from the university which is headed by his youngest brother Dr Milton E Eisenhower The President said his proposals offer the gateway to a broad avenue of world progress in the peaceful uses of atomic Free Nations The offer an extension of the atomsforpeace plans he proposed n a United Nations speech Dec 8 1953 was addressed only to free He said he still hopes Soviet Rus sia will join in an international effort to harness the atom for mans But he added I lave such unlimited confidence in he creativeness of free minds and n the capacity of free men that I mow we or without the a more abundant ife for those who join together in his historic The offer to go 5050 on the cost was limited to reactors for re search He said the United States also would provide the nuclear ma terial needed for fuel Single Nation The President said that if some single nation lacked the technical or material resources to make ef fective use of a research reactor we would support a voluntary grouping of the resources of sever al nations within a single region to acquire and operate it His second provide the knowhow for building and op erating aimed at countries which are prepared to invest their own funds He proposed that the United states provide access to and train GAR to Install New Officers at Sunday Service The election of officers is the high point on the weekend pro gram for the Allied Orders of the Grand Army of the Republic hold ing their state convention in Ma son City The officers will be installed Sun day prior to the joint memorial service in the Hotel Hanford The old and new councils of each or ganization will meet immedi ately after the installation cere monies All former members of the Sons of Union Veterans or anyone eli gible to join the group are to be special guests al a party set for 8 in the Skyroom of the hotel A program and dance will be held Saturday night after a ban quet Hughes Bryant Mason City attorney will be the main speaker at the banquet Change Effective Aug 9 CAB Ruling Hits Braniff Transfer by the Civil Aeronautic Board CAB of Mason Citys air ine service to Chicago from Bran iff Airways to Ozark Airlines will result in better service for North Iowa and Southern Minnesota That assurance was given Satur day by an Ozark official The three flights daily from Ma son City to Chicago now provided by Braniff would be a starting minimum for Ozark said Paul Rodgers St Louis assistant to the airlines president Mason City will not be limited to threestop service to Chicago he denied immediately when con tacted by the GlobeGazette Ozark has been authorized to skip stops and provide expedited service wherever needed so long as it gives adequate service to every point on the line he stated The CAB Friday announced a change in its Dec 22 order dividing Route 106 of Braniff tween Sioux City and Chicago by way of Waterloo and Mason among Braniff and United Ak Lines The board amended Ozarks cer ificate by adding a route between Sioux City and Chicago by way of Fort Dodge Mason City Water loo Dubuque and Rockford New When Ozark inaugurates this service it said Braniffs authority to serve Fort Dodge Dubuque and Rockford would be ended and Braniffs certificate for Route 108 would be rescinded The CAB said that at the same time it will amend Braniff s cer tificate by adding a new route Sioux CityWaterlooChicago The CAB ordered Fort Dodge Dubuque and Rockford deleted from Uniteds route It said that since United had ex pressed unwillingness to serve the three points awarded to it it was in the public interest to re evaluate our The CAB order affects only Route 106 the eastwest service through Mason City Braniff would continue to fly its northsouth service which is a segment of its Minneapolis to Latin America op erations Five Cities Conceding that it was natural for the public at first to be dis appointed in moving from trunk line to feeder line service Rodgers insisted in the telephone interview Saturday that the feeling soon would be disspelled He mentioned five Illinois cities which had undergone the same ex perience and feeling Springfield now has 18 stops daily Decatur and Champaign 12 each and Rock ford and Peoria 10 each Mason City would always be a marginal point for an international line like he explained But Mason City and cities like it are our reason for existence Braniff is bound economically and by its route pattern to long haul service We know we will be able to im prove on your present service Ozark has not yet copy of the Board order Civil from received a Aeronautics Washington ng in the technological processes Rogers said so nothing more def of construction and operation for peaceful The President said the United States builds atomic bombs and atomic ships for war because we But he said the nation also will build atomicpowered ships for peace and will develop other peaceful uses for a more prosperous life About The Weather Mason City Continued cool lowt Showers Minnesota Cloudy cool SHOWERS Globe Gazette Weather Data up to 8 Satur day Maximum 68 Minimum 56 At 8 58 YEAR AGO Maximum 84 Minimum 69 inite can be said about the sched ule pattern Begin Aug 9 The authority for the new opera tions would begin Aug 9 60 days after the fore that issuance time he he said Be said he and other company officials expect to visit Mason City to discuss im provements in the service The board said the service ad vantages offered by the present plan are far superior to those of the original It said the new pattern would cost the government more in airline subsidies but we are satisfied the added cost is fully warranted by the additional service which will be Ozark is one of the nations est air carriers Rodgers pointed out It started four years ago with four planes and with the delivery of three new ones last month al ready has climbed to 16 SHEEN SEES POPE VATICAN CITY IB Pope Plus XII Saturday received Bishop Ful ton J Sheen in private   

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