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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 15, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Daily Ntwipoptr Edited tat MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE NlWSrAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION PNM aatf mil LMM OMU MASON IOWA JUNE Two Section 213 GOP Seeks Demo Help in DY Ballot Practice Air Raid for Ike Dive for Shelter WASHINGTON Sirens warning of impending atomic attack sent President Eis enhower and other officials scurrying Wednesday for hideouts scattered in a 300mile arc about the capitol The mock warning touched off a great threeday test of how the executive branch of the govern ment could function in event an enemy actually did rain death and destruction on Washing ton and 48 other major cities of the nation Congress took no part in the ex ercise Three Operation Alert as it was designated contemplated that the officials would have three hours and 20 minutes notice in advance of the theoretical attack The time schedule Washington hit by bombs major cities bombed The big question was Could the President and his briefcase bri gade embracing key workers from 31 agencies get out of town and iwiftly take up through emergen cy communications the grim busi ness of reorganizing the shattered nation and striking back at the enemy The expectation is that the test will show how efficient is the emergency setup already planned and perhaps indicate ways it can be improved Cabinet officers and key mili tary men were among the tabbed to flee the city with Eis enhower at the first alert But as probably would be true in event of a real attack some members of the cabinet were out of town Out of Town Secretary of State Dulles had an engagement to fly Wednesday afternoon to New York for a meet ing of foreign ministers Secretary of Interior McKay is in Europe Secretary of Agriculture Benson Secretary of Commerce Weeks anc Secretary of Labor Mitchell were on outoftown speaking trips In theory the first warning was to catch the capital by surprise But the planned exercise had been well publicized since March So the start of the exodus from Wash ington had sidelights which de tracted from the atmosphere of realism Some of those who were to flee1 came to their offices with packe overnight bags There were those who uncertain when the next meal would be available got in early lunches Early Dozens of government informa tion officials left early to get se up for the task of channeling ou of a flood of orders proclamations and pronouncements from the gov At the Pentagon emergency doors were unlatched about 9 Helicopters assigned to the task of evacuating Secretary of De fense Wilson and other defense of ficials showed up two hours early Fire trucks were on hand in case of a helicopter crash The governments emergency lo cations are of course secret Th only authorized description of Bis enhowers was that it was mountainous wooded area with in the 30 to 300mile relocation arc Adenauer Wont Give An Inch to Soviets WASHINGTON UBiWashington officials Wednesday say goodby to West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer apparently reassured that Soviet blandishments have had no measurable effect on him One official who would not be quoted by name summed up this vay the impression Adenauer is leaving as he flies to Boston Hes going to Moscow Hes not going until after the Big Four in Geneva Hes not giv ing an inch to the Soviet push for neutralizing Adenauer has been asked to go o Moscow for talks about improv ing diplomatic and trade relations As if to discount fears in some quarters here that he and his fel ow countrymen might be swept AM About The Weather City Fair and mDd Iowa Fair warm Minnesota Continued warm Globe Gazett weather data u to 8 Wer nesaay Maximum 84 Minimum 50 At 8 69 YEAR AGO Maximum 82 Minimum 64 AP Wirephoto TIME TO Eisenhower looks at his watch as he leaves the White House during an evacuation in a mock atomic attack test Ike and other top officials stayed at unnamed hideouts as part of a threeday test Tax Collection Change Aired DES MOINES UP A state ax official said Wednesday Iowas income tax woes might be solved the state withheld taxes the way e federal government does Martin Lauterbach chairman of he Tax Commission said in other tates using the payasyougo method revenue has been in reased 20 to 30 per He and commission member Ray ohnson were called in by a special tudy group to answer questions nd make suggestions Lauterbach said the problem was jersons not filing a return at all low are you going to get them o do so He said occupation pparently has little bearing on violations A withholding tax that must be educted by employers regard ess of the number of employes might clear up theoverall situa he added Des Moines Man Dies After Auto Accident DES MOINES UP James F jillegard 23 Des Moines died Tuesday of injuries suffered in a cartruck collision April 16 near rlarshalltown Million Required to Fix 4 Roads DES MOINES would cost an estimated to mod ernize Highways 6 69 275 and 75 in Iowa to the standards proposed in plans for modernizing the in terstate highway system Gerald Bogan executive secretary of the Iowa Good Roads said Wednesday The 702mile interstate system in Iowa is part of a mile national network currently con sidered most critically in need of Bogan said The standards on which the cost estimates are based were recommended by the U S Bu reau of Public Roads and the American Assn of State High way officials Bogan said 137 miles in Iowa would be built 2lane and 565 miles would be fourlane under the proposed standards All of U S 69 except a few miles at the north end and all of U S 6 ex cept between Earlham and At lantic would be fourlane Standards call for four lanes where traffic is or more ve hicles per day and for four lanes divided where the count is over vehicles a day Bogan said Iowa now has only 21 miles of divided highways he added com pared to 252 in Illinois 183 in Minnesota 106 in Wisconsin and 106 in Missouri Nebraska has 16 Congress is now considering legislation emphasizing the inter state road network A Senate passed bill would require states to bear 10 per cent of the cost Iowas cost over the fiveyear period provided would be of the federal allocation for this state Crucial Test Set in House Power Bill at Stake off their feet by a Russian offer o let Germany reunite if it would Decome neutral and repudiate the obligations just assumed under the North Atlantic Treaty Adenauer over and over promised German steadfastness 1 In a joint statement with President Eisenhower after their meeting Tuesday It was con firmed that in their combined opin ion the concept of neutrality is in no way applicable to Germany and that only in collective security ar rangements can Germany assure its 2 In his speech to newsmen I can assure you most emphatically will honor her obliga 1 Dead Many Injured When Train Derails FORT MORGAN Colo 10 A Union Pacific Railroad stream liner the Los Angeles Challenger plunged off a section of flooded tracks in northeastern Colorado Wednesday causing one death and numerous injuries A trainman was killed and at tions The neutrality or neu tralization of Germany would in a relatively short time permit Soviet Russia to extendher power over all of Western 3 In reply to a question If there were a choice between re unification and NATO and we chose reunification within a very short time this would lead to Ger many becoming a satellite state We want Germany free and least five persons were reported hurt seriously Numerous others also were injured Fort Morgan firemen and other volunteers used boats to bring many of the injured out of wrecked coaches All but 4 of the 16 coaches on the westbound train left the rails but only the locomotive and the two units behind it overturned The wreck was six miles east of Fort Morgan and about 85 miles northeast of Denver in an area of rolling farm and ranch lands The tracks at that point cross a bridge News in Brief OPPOSITION BY AMA WASHINGTON ft The American Medical Assn Wednesday opposed as completely unnecessary a Democratic proposalto pay for the antipolio inoculation of all American youngsters through age 19 At the same time the AMA gave only tepid assent to an Eisen hower administration plan to finance Salk vaccine for children whose parents are unable to afford it TO ANSWER UNION PITTSBURGH UVThe Steel Corp will present to the CIO United Steelworkers Monday the first answer to the unions demands for a substantial wage increase from the basic steel industry The company and union agreed Tuesday to the resumption of bargaining Monday after a recess that began last week when the USW finished presenting its demands to Steels Big Six who employed of the basic Steelworkers TOUGH SENTENCE DES MOINES Robert C Bell complained to Judge Howard Brooks that if he fined her on a speeding charge her husband wouldnt let her drive the car for 20 days Make him do his own cooking for 20 the judge said and imposed the fine DENIES ACCUSATION DES MOINES GOP Chairman Don Pierson said Wed nesday a report that he suggested the ouster of Bruce Stiles director of the State Conservation Commission was incorrect I havent said anything to anybody in or out of office about Pierson said I dont even know him and I know nothing about his Cat Creek near the South Platte spanning Wild where it joins River A flash flood caused by torren tial1 rains during the night swept down an old channel of the creek and spread water across rails About 200 feet of trackage was washed out Osage Man Given Suspended Term for Italian Crash LEGHORN Italy Leo I Meitner 24 Osage Iowa former U S military policeman at Camp Darby near here has been given suspended sentence of four months in jail The Leghorn court held him re sponsible for an accident in Aug ust 1953 in which his truck killed an Italian motorcyclist Meitner who is no longer in Italy did not attend the hearing SAME BUek tori By United Frew House Republicans Wednesday counted on northern Democrats to help them win a victory for the administrationbacked DisonYates power project At issue was fund re lated to the project which the GOP hoped to restore to an appropria tions bill called up for debate Wed nesday The fund was stricken from the bill last Friday by the Democratic controlled appropria tions committee Gain Support Republicans predicted they would gain support for the Dixon Yates project from northern Dem ocrats disturbed by the migration of industry southward to the vast area where cheap electricity is provided by the governmentowned Tennessee Valley Authority The administration approved the DixonYates contract as a means of eliminating the need for new expansion of TVA generating ca pacity Under the contract the pri vate power combine would feed power into TVA from a plant at West Memphis Ark As a result a proposed 90 million dollar plant TVA wanted to build at Fulton was cancelled The fund junked by the appropriations committee was to ave financed a TVA transmission ine to link it to the DixonYates lant The committees Demo ratic majority directed instead hat the money be used to start work on TVAs Fulton plant Other News Other congressional news Yugoslavia The House Foreign Affairs Committee met behind closed doors Wednesday to hear a report from ambassador to Yugo lavia James W Riddleberger on Russian efforts to woo the Yugoslavs back into the Soviet old Chairman James P Richards DSC said the committee wanted i firsthand report from Riddle erger because some members are considerably disturbed about vhether indirect military aid to Yugoslavia should be continued Atomic Chairman Henry M Jackson DWash of a joint atom c energy committee predicted his group will recommend further ex ansion of the nations atomic ex losives plants Jackson said testi nony by military leaders before he subcommittee convinced him here must be a new increase in tomic production capacity to meet the needs of the armed services Military The administration ibandoned its strategy of trying to jet its military reserve program hrough Congress by having it tied o a bill to extend the draft De ense Secretary Charles E Wilson conferred with Chairman Richard B Russell DGa of the Senate Amed Forces Committee on the matter Tuesday Russell said it was decided there was not ade quate time to consider the re serve legislation before the present draft law expires June 30 Trade The Senate was expected to complete congressional approval Wednesday of a compromise ver sion of the administrations federal aid bill The House passed it 347 54 Tuesday AP Wlrephoto EYES HURT IN Marrazzp 3 is com forted by her blind mother at a New York City hospital after the girl fell from a fifth story window receiving critical head and leg injuries The girl despite her age often was seen leading her mother and father who is par tially blind on various errands Church Leaders Board Transport for Rome BUENOS AIRES Argentina top Roman Catholic lead ers in Argentina arrested Tuesday night on charges of defying civil authorities and provoking disorders boarded a governmentowned air liner Wednesday enroule to Rome The two churchmen Msgrs Manuel Tato acting archbishop of Buenos Aires and Ramon Carlos Novoa left Buenos Aires aboard a regular passenger plane of stateowned Aerolineas and were due to a connection with a Rome Airport Group in Protest Ask Reopening of 106 Case The Mason City Airport Commis sion Tuesday vigorously protested the Civil Aeronautics Board deci sion to transfer Mason CityChicago airline service from Braniff Air ways to Ozark Airlines In a petition to the CAB the com mission through City Attorney Ray E Clough said that it would he impossible for Ozark to operate except at a substantial The CAB action the commission said would result in inadequate service to North lowans and is not in the best interest of the pub The CAB last Friday rearranged the routes of Ozark Braniff and United Air Lines They added a new segment to Ozarks flight pat tern authorizing it to fly between Sioux City and Chicago with stops at Fort Dodge Mason City Water loo Dubuque and Rockford known as Route 1D6 Ends Braniff At the same time the board ended Braniffs authority to fly this route but authorized it to fly between Sioux City and Chicago with a stop at Waterloo Finally it removed Fort Dodge Dubuque and Rockford as points on Uniteda route The Mason City commission be Girls Found Stabbed Dead WASHINGTON teenage girls were found stabbed to death Wednesday in a recreation park near their homes in suburban Lane Manor Md Police immediately launched a search for a 1941 black or dark green Packard carrying three men believed to be intoxicated The au thorities would not say what in formation they had relating the car to the crime The girls were identified as Nan cy Marie Shomette 16 daughter of Mr and Mrs P E Shomette Lane Manor and Michael Ann Ryan 14 daughter of Thomas W Ryan a Washington policeman Dr John T Maloney Prince George County said both of the girls had been stabbed in the chest The physician said the girls had been dead less than three hours when he examined the bodies shortly after noon bound plane at 6 p m Thursday in Lisbon The government later said the two were being expelled Membership lists and documents of the laymens Catholic Action or ganization were seized Tuesday in a nightlong series of raids in all of the citys 145 parishes One priest said lie organization now has ceased to Simultaneously congress o n a 1 circles believed that impeachment proceedings may start Thursday against Supreme Court Justice Tomas Casares prominent Cath olic lay leader accused of using his office to hinder police action during the weekend disorders Reliable sources disclosed the arrest of the two priests The two were reported stripped of all municipal posts and there were indications they soon would be put on trial High Vatican sources said any order to arrest Roman Catholic prelates in Argentina would invoke automatic excommunication on President Juan D Peron and all other persons involved The Vatican sources compared such arrests with the imprison ment of high church leaders in the Communistdominated countries lieves that Ozark will lose money on the new r6ute because of the new expedited Braniff service between Sioux City and Chicago and the regular Omaha to Chicago service provided by United The commissions petition cited four examples 1 That Sioux City passengers will naturally fly the Braniff route with only one stop Waterloo to Chicago or Sioux City passengers will go to Omaha and use Uniteds one stop Des Moines to Chicago Chicago NonStop 2 Waterloo passengers will nat urally fly Braniff to Chicago non Brambiett Fined Put on Probation in Salary Scheme WASHINGTON WFormer Rep Ernest Bramblett RCalif Wednesday was fined and placed on probation for one year for falsifying his office payroll in a salary kickback scheme Bramblett 54 convicted 16 months ago said he will appeal He told Federal Judge Walter M Bastian he had nothing to say in advance of sentence Brambletts attorney Edward Bett Williams said the former lawmaker had been professional ly economically and socially im mobilized for more than two years and asked the judge to grant probation In addition to the fine the judge imposed a sentence of four months to one year However he suspend ed it and stipulated that Bramblett be placed on probation for a year AP Wlrephoto LUCY DESI WED 5TH Ball and Desi Arnaz Tuesday got married for the fifth time in Holly wood as part of a new movie they are making They have been married once before in a movie once on TV and twice in real life The first real wedding a civil ceremony in1940 was followed in 1949 by a church ritual stop rather than Ozark which is forced to stop at Dubuque and Rockford 3 JVIason City passengers could fly Ozark to Waterloo then climb on a waiting Braniff plane and fly nonstop to Chicago instead of stay ing on the Ozark plane and making two stops 4 Ozark is now flying five flights daily out of Rockford providing Jaat city with adequate service The two additional flights under he CAB ruling is useless Because of these four points the petition says Fort Dodge Mason 2ity and Dubuque not only would DC carrying their own passenger weight but they would be expected to make up also the passenger loss experienced by Ozark at Sioux ity Waterloo and Rockford Support Useless Service Thus Mason City and the other cities will be supporting useless service to Sioux City Waterloo and Rockford the commission feels The Ozark service will result in inadequate service because there will not be enough traffic to sup port more than two flights daily The commission feels in addi tion that the growth of air traffic in and out of Mason City is of such volume that it warrants trunk line service instead of the feeder line service Ozark is to give Trunk line service provides that the air lines do not have to stop at every city along the route thus offering onestop service in certain cases Feeder line service requires that the airlines stop at every city along the route for at least two flights daily Any additional flights in and out of a city however may bypass towns as long as two flights service every stop on the feeder 3 Flight Minimum Ozark officials claim that the three flight service now enjoyed at Mason City merely is a starting minimum for them They say they could go up to five flights daily But the Mason City airport com mission feels that it would be fi anacially impossible for Ozark to give threestop service with the new Braniff flight Sioux CityWa terloo Chicago in competition Ozark will take a serious financial loss the commission says and will require an unnecessary   

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