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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 17, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited far Horn MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAPIR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NflGHlORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI Utttrt ma MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 17 IMS TO Paper CoiuliU of Two Burn Argentine Churches After Revolt Hoeghs New Car Debated Not Sure If Deals Legal DES MOINES AVSome behind thescenes maneuvering by top level state officials gives promise that the State of Iowa soon will furnish Gov Leo Hoegh with an attractive automobile for officia use However members of the State Executive Council which will make the eventual decision are not in unanimous accord with the plan under consideration A sur vey shows two for it one against and the two others noncommitta for the present The date of deci sion has not been set The proposition is this A dealer will furnish a fourdoor Oldsmobile 98 for with one condition This is that after a years use the dealer will be permitted to buy the car back at the same price One of the difficulties involved is that under the law the state can not pay more than for an automobile Another is the question of whether the state can accept a proposition with a condition at tached The attorney generals of fice hasnt ruled on this point Rttail The type of car concerned would cost about at retail The state buys all of its cars at less than retail price because it doesn1 pay federal and state taxes A bill was introduced in the 1955 Legisla ture to lift the ceiling on purchase of a par for the gover nor It passed the Senate but not the House Meanwhile Hoegh has gone near ly six months without a state car Other governors have had cars of their choice and of about compara ble price range assigned to them Hoeghs personal car is an Olds He prefers an Olds from the state for that reason In a canvass of council members on the proposition those who fa vored it are Hoegh and State Audi tor C B Akers Opposed is Secre tary of State Melvin D Synhorst Noncommittal for the present are Secretary of Agriculture Clyde Spry and State Treasurer M L Abrahamson Atty Gen Dayton Countryman said the proposal has been dis cussed briefly but there has been no opinion given no specific ques tion has been asked and no formal request has been made for an Some Rtactions Here are the reactions of the council members to the proposal looks to me like it is good business It wont cost the state anything We would have the use of a car for a year at no ex pense except for definitely would ap prove the proposal We can have a gentlemens agreement to sell the car my opinion this was not a legal bid because it amounted to a conditional sale and the state would not acquire com plete ownership However it was most generous offer But I dont feel that the State of Iowa is in need of charity Therefore it is my feeling that this not being a valid bid it should be was not at all of the meetings when this matter was discussed I dont know the legal mechanics of the thing You could consider the proposition a good deal financially But did the dealer do it for advertising purposes or what else comment pe Hoegh has never been assigned a state car He has never turned down one of the Chevrolets Fords or Plymouths available He has driven several sample cars sup plied by dealers SAME Ik truffle M keiri In put IOWA FALLS Anderson Iowa Falls and son Danny 3 took time out Thursday during the opening day of the Iowa Falls Centennial to enjoy a bag of popcorn in Estes Park where many of the activities are taking place Turn to page 20 for more pictures Iowa Falls Parade Seen by Thousands Centennial Festivities to Continue IOWA FALLS Between twenty and twentyfive thousand persons watched what turned out to be one of the most colorful centennial parades to be staged in this year of Iowa celebrations From 11 to 1 Thursday ihe 80 units bands floats and lorsemen tooted and wound through this citys tree shaded streets The weather was perfect for a parade Under a Juneblue sky sands swung down the parade route setting off a host of brilliant y conceived floats Leading the magnificent display was a color guard featuring the Shrine White Horse Patrol of Sioux ity certainly an asset to any parade There was a six horse litch pulling a wagon on which Pioneer Club members sat Ancient cousins of modern trac tors chuffed and sputtered bravely over the unfamiliar concrete route Rousing Success Said a man from Spencer where they put on the worlds largest county fair and know how to stage a celebration This is the best parade Ive seen since the Sioux lity It was such a success it surpassed even the most hopeful dreams of the parade com mittee Thursday afternoon thousands gathered under the spreading trees of Estes Park where a troupe of entertainers kept them enthralled with a series of free acts Around the park children hopped on and off rides calculated to elicit screams from all but the most blase At the famed Shrine White Horse Patrol ran through a series of intricate manuevers at Cadet field in north Iowa Falls On a tanbark in the fields center the spirited and welltrained animals were put through spectacular routines The free acts were repeated Thursday evening The Shriners also gave a repeat performance at under the lights where the snowwhite animals were an even bigger hit Friday Card On the Friday card was the Pioneer Club luncheon and old settlers picnic at noon at the high school auditorium Free acts were scheduled again both afternoon and evening in Estes Park At prizes were to be presented to the oldest lady and man The first performance of the ambitious Aquarama was sched uled for Friday evening on the owa River On tap was to be a parade of floats unique in cen ennial celebrations Lavish fire vorks were to ring down the Fri day program Saturdays activities will include he sealing of a time capsule at City Hall more free acts a Broth rs of the Brush contest and the second performance of the Aqua ama Deere Workers at Dubuque OK Strike DUBUQUE of Hie CIO United Auto Workers Union at the John Deere Du buque plant voted to authorixe sary in support of the unions contract Etmands Gerry Grew president of the union local said per cent of the ballots cast Thursday favored the strike authorixation It was the first of eight UAW locals in John Deere plants in Iowa and Illinois to hold a strike vote Romanian DPs Go to Grafton DES MOINES new refu gee families from Europe were en route to new homes in Iowa Friday They were among some 70 Luth eran refugees scheduled to arrive Thursday in Chicago by chartered plane They were to continue their journey to Iowa by train One family Friedrich Zielke his wife and their three children will live and work on the farm of Her bert Meisgeier near Arlington The other Michael Gottschling and his wife will live and work on the farm of Alvin Bartz near Graf ton Gottschling and his wife who fled from Romania before it was taken over by the Communists will be reunited at Mason City with his sister Mrs John Staunch Toledo The Stauchs came to Iowa three years ago and Stauch now is a plumber and sheet metal worker in Toledo About The Weather Mason City Showers Iowa Cloudy and cooler Minnesota Rain cool Five Iowa Temperatures Fri day night through next Wednes day will average about 5 degrees above normal Normal highs 82 north to 82 south Normal lows 58 north to 62 south Little dayto day change in temperatures Rainfall will average about one half inch east to one inch west occurring as scattered showers or thunderstorms over the week end and again Tuesday or Wed nesday Globe Gazette a I weather data up to 8 Thurs day Maximum 85 CLOUDY Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 61 68 82 62 Near End to Trial ofTriplett Jury May Get Case Monday LE MARS murder trial of Ernest J Triplett neared its end Friday after 12 rebuttal witnesses for the state had contradicted testi mony of defense witnesses Defense Attorney Thomas Tacy said he might present a couple of rebuttal witnesses of his own Fri day Then closing arguments by the opposing attorneys remained before the case could go to the jury Indications were however that District Judge R G Rodman may wait until Monday before permit ting the jury to begin considering the case Btmmtr Slaying Triplett 54yearold itinerant mu sic lesson salesman is accused of slaying Jimmy Bremmer 8 of Sioux City who disappeared from bis home last Aug 31 The boys body was found a month later in a field north of City after a mass search Prof Richard Holcomb chief of the University of Iowa bureau of police science told Thursday of giving Triplett a lie detector test in Sioux City last Sept 14 Defense objections however pre vented any testimony as to the re sult of the test though Holcomb was permitted to tell how the test was conducted Much of the states rebuttal tes timony was designed to refute testi mony by Mr and Mrs Raymond Flood operators of a music store in Sioux City who employed Trip lett at the time Jimmy was slam The Floods had testified for the defense that a police officer had told Mrs Flood that Triplett was the man who had killed the Brem mer boy and that he would see him No Complaints They also had testified that while Triplett was employed by them he was always a perfect gentleman and that they never had received any complaints about his conduct Det Li Anthony Buccino denied he had told Mrs Flood Triplett was guilty He said he had inter viewed Mr and Mrs Flood about a guitar steel which the Floods said Triplett had not returned The state had intimated the guitar steel a hard metal object may have been the weapon which fatally injured the boy Buccino said he had told Mrs Flood that if Trip lett is guilty he should Three other witnesses declared they had complained to the Floods about Tripletts conduct Sports Bulletin ELDORA Cohn the 15yearold defending champion from Waterloo defeated Sonia Strobridge of Waterloo 3 and 2 Friday to win her second straight Iowa Junior Girls golf title AP Wirephoto READY TO MEET Manuel Tato and his assistant Msgr Ramon Novoa ousted this week by Argentine President Juan Peron wait in the Vatican in Rome for a conference with Pope Pius XII In talking to the priests the Pope reaffirmed his goodwill for the clergy and people of Argentina AT BIG FOUR CONFERENCE Peace Pattern Wanted Mary Huncke Quits State Advisory Job DES MOINES Huncke has resigned as chairman of the governors Advisory Committee on the Refugee Relief Program saying the program is a complete flop as far as Iowa is Mrs Huncke vice chairman of the State Board of Social Welfare said Thursday welfare agencies that have arranged for refugees to come to Iowa have been un able to bring people over She said failure of the refugee program has been caused by a delay somewhere along the line and added that she is not blam ing Mrs Huncke told Gov Leo Hoegh she was resigning because she needed to devote more time to other work Of the relief program she said Its either got to work or it doesnt Im not going to fool with The advisory committee was set up last October by the late Gov William S Beardsley Hoegh said he wasnt acquainted with the com mittees activities but promised to find out what it has done what it is supposed to do and what its future The Refugee Relief Act of 1953 which authorizes admitting 000 refugees in a 3year period has been a matter of national con troversy AP Wircphoto THREE GOVERNORS Iowa Gov Leo Hoegh greets Mary Ann Klaaren Sioux Center new governor of Hawk eye Girls State at a session in Cedar Falls Thursday night She is accompanied by Georgia Gaskill Corwith last years governor AP Wlrepholo PICKS A Lon don pigeon must be an oldtime movie fan The bird chose a nest atop Mary Pickfords head dur ing the silent movie stars holi day visit in Britain with her hus band Buddy Rogers Braniff Wont Protest Split of Route 106 Braniff Airways will not appear before the Civil Aeronautics Board to protest splitting of Route 106 between Braniff and Ozark Air tines J W Miller executive vice president of Braniff said in a tele phone interview Friday the com pany has fought the Route 106 case so long before the CAB that it is tired of it and its attorneys will not appear We will abide by the he said Mason City still is on Braniffs northsouth route which connects at Waterloo with the Chicago flight Miller pointed out He refused to comment on the possibility of addi tional northsouth Braniff flights stopping at Mason City saying that the airline still is working on its schedules Without an airline to back Ma son Citys protest the shift to Ozark is virtually accomplished it was conceded Friday by Ray E Clough attorney for the city and the airport commission He is go ing to Washington next week to argue the case before the CAB but admitted that his appearance probably would be of little effect An Ozark Airlines spokesman has stated that the line could provide ietter service for Mason City than Braniff Clough took the position in his protest that this would be impossible because Braniff still would take the major profit out of Lhe line with its Sioux CityWater looChicago flight Should Invite Demo Chiefs Sen Humphrey WASHINGTON W Sen Know land RCalif Friday proposed President Eisenhower lay down a the July Big Four conference a pattern for peace to provide an acid test of Russian world inten tions Agreeing that a statement of Al lied principles is needed Sen Humphrey DMinn suggested in a separate interview that Demo cratic leaders such as former Sec retary of State Dean Acheson be invited by the administration to sit in on its drafting Knowland Senate Republican leader said Eisenhower should be prepared at the meeting with the premiers of Britain France and Russia to state the position on such vital issues as free elections in the Soviet satel lites and the conditions for re uniting Germany Rim on Spot That would put the Russians on a spot If they refuse even to discuss elections in the satellite countries for instance the world will quickly see through the sham of their professed peaceful inten Knowland disputed a charge by Sen McCarthy that Eisenhower had made a tragic blunder in ever agreeing to the meeting Mc Carthy said Eisenhower had agreed to play with a stacked deck with the prospect that the outcome would be a thumping Communist Humphrey suggested that ex perts on world affairs be sum moned by the President for con ferences in preparation for the conference Men Besides Acheson he suggested these might include Gov Averell Harriman of New York former Ambassador Chester Bowles George F Kennan former am bassador to Moscow Paul Hoff man former foreign aid director and John J JlcCloy former high commissioner to Germany Meanwhile the Western Big Three foreign ministers called West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer into their strategy meeting to learn his attitude to ward Moscows bid to open diplo matic relations with his country Secretary of State John Foster Dulles British Foreign Secretary Harold MacMillan and French For eign Minister Antoine Pinay met for the second day to form a united front for next weeks San Fran cisco meeting with Soviet Foreign Minister Viacheslav M Molotov BODY FOUND McGREGOR Minn body of 5yearold Bobby Lawrence was found Friday in about 10 feet of water in Big Sandy Lake cnd inj a search by more than 200 persons Commies Blamed for Acts Country Is Under Siege From Our Wire Services MONTEVIDEO Uruguay Ro man Catholic churches in Buenos Aires Friday were burned and the ionic of Santiago Luis Cardinal Copello was reported destroyed in he wake of an abortive attempt 0 overthrow the government of President Juan D Peron Peron indirectly confirming the wave of arson that swept the Ar gentine capital after Thursdays outbreak blamed Communists and said They did not even respect religious buildings that are price ess relics of our historic herit The revolt took at least 156 lives Hundreds were injured Second Talk The government deplores and condemns the excesses committed by Communist elements in various parts of the the President said in his second nationwide broadcast in less than 24 hours He appealed to both priests and workers to help maintain peace and to put down rumors Dispatches reaching here through heavy Argentine censor ship said that six churches and one basilica were fired in the heart of Buenos Aires where the heaviest fighting took place One dispatch said the curia which ad joins the rnetroplitan cathedral and which is the center of church ac tivities in Argentina was des troyed Peron said all rebels will be given a fair trial because we must respect the He reminded the populace again that the nation was under a state of siege banning meetings and rallies Peron declared Ms government is ready to prevent any Commu nistic or other disorders He de clared he is a Catholic and not against religion and advised Cath olics of his nation to await a refer endum on his proposal to separate the Church from the State 15 Hour Blackout The Peron broadcast was moni tored here At the time he spoke there had been a blackout on di rect communications with Buenos Aires for 15 hours Peron said the revolt obviously was directed against him person ally since the air bombings and grounds attacks centered on Gov ernment House The Case Rosada or Pink House He added he had learned before hand through intelligence sources what was in store and had left the Government House to stay elsewhere He advised all Argentines to be calm and leave things in the hands of his government He warned that the state of siege ordered by the government would prevent any demonstrations Took Fleeing naval and air officers had taken refuge in this country bordering Argentina Commercial connections were cut late Thursday after Peron proclaimed the bloody attempt by navy rebels to unseat his regime had been put down The last cable dispatch from Buenos Aires to tha Associated Press came at CST Air and sea traffic halted The Argentine radio stations however were hooked up to Bue nos Aires and broadcast steadily throughout the night They usual ly go off the air at midnight Maritime Members Approve New Contract NEW YORK tBBy a voice vote National Maritime Union members Friday shouted their ap proval of a new contract agree ment clearing the way for the end of a coastwide work stoppage The terms provide an unemploy ment benefit system for seamen A meeting of the union sailors here largest segment of the Galveston toMaine union voted unanimous approval MARRIED SCHMARRIED CHICAGO OP A young couple walked into a loan office and said they wanted a loan to get mar The man asked for identi fication pulled out a pistol took and fled with his   

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