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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 5, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NIWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI Asioclatod and United Full Lease Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 5 1955 Thu Paper Consists of Two One No 231 AP Wirepboto FOREIGN with their everpresent cameras three of 32 touring foreign students gaze at the sights Monday in Omaha The students are on a nation wide tour which winds up a years stay in the United States They left Tuesday for Cedar Rapids The students are left to right Ulrich Mehrmann Germany Klass van der Poel Netherlands and Kerstin Hedin Sweden Thunderstorms Provide Own 4th Fireworks Girl 18 1st Person to SWIM LAKE ERIE CRYSTAL Ont OPUEighteenyearold Greta Patterson of Batavia N Monday became the first person to swim the stretch of Lake Erie between this amusement resort and Angola Greta tapped a pier and ended her long swim just 13 hours and 3 minutes after she strode into the surf on the American shore at I thought Id never make H but I she told reporters ex citedly Sirens screamed and an estimated persons strained j to catch a glimpse of the girl who was graduated from high school only last week Come on baby pleaded voices in the boat of her trainer Lawrence Slocum an Attica State Prison guard Slocum estimated the girl actually swam 17 miles across the lake while fighting a troublesome 8 to 10 westerly wind BT The AnocUted Nature provided her own Fourth of July fireworks in bringing Iowas holiday weekend to a close Thunderstorms which developed during the day spread over the state Monday night and early Tuesday dumping from lli to nearly 2i inches of rain at some spots A strong high pressure system over Kentucky and Tennessee will continue to feed warm moist air northward across Iowa Thunder storms were expected to develop late Tuesday and continue into the night And as this high pressure area Intensifies thunderstorm activity j should be pushed westward out of Iowa leaving mostly fair skies with a bit warmer air for Wednesday Fort Dodge had Mondays high of 95 while Cedar Rapids Water loo and Davenport had 94 and Du btiqne and Mason City trailed at 90 Low readings early Tuesday ition ranged from 62 at Mason City to Speaking to his people for the fifth time since the abortive revolt 70 at Ottumwa and Davenport J0f Navy fliers and Marines Peron appealed to opposition political par Rainfall reported during the pastjties to come to an agreement with him and he asked his followers for 24 hours endingat truce in Argentinas political struggle eluded Mason City Fort The speech w a s broadcast byf Dodge Van Meter Norththe Argentine Radio network wood Spencer Kanavvha Were Independence Des Moines Waterloo Shell The declared those Rock 71 Ottumwa 47 who took Part revolt which Light hail damage to oats and cost hundreds of liveswere infam soybeans throughout Cerro Gordo ousHe said some Kavy unlts had County was reported Tuesday by the help of civilians out the county Agricultural parties STRONGMAN SEEKS TRUCE Perons Enemies in Phone Sedition blackest weekend Only two persons survived the Sunday night crash near Oxford and they were reported in fair condition Tuesday at University BUENOS AIRES Argentina WVPresident Juan D Peron said in j Hospitals Iowa They are Soviets Visit U S Embassy GRIM RECORDS SET 27 Violent Deaths in Iowa Over 4th By The Associated Press Iowa closed the books Tuesday on a tragic July Fourth weekend which saw a toll of 27 violent deaths including 16 in motor vehicle from a single accident There were six drownings and five miscellaneous violent deaths Early Monday afternoon State Highway Patrol Chief David Her rick proclaimed an emergency speed limit on Iowa highways of 60 mph daytime and 50 mph night It was a temporary step to be used until traffic volume returned to normal during the day Tues day One highway death occurred fol lowing Herricks proclamation The victim was Joseph F Kendra 53 Raritan N J Kendra was killed and his companion W V Halem of Raritan was injured when their car left U S 30 at the east edge of Ames and hit a utility pole Grim Records The weekend toll set the follow ing grim records The Sunday night twocar colli sion which killed eight persons on U S 6 near Oxford was the Traffic Deaths Soar to New High BT The Associated Press Traffic deaths in the United States over the Fourth of July weekend soared to a record high for the holiday The overall accidental death toll also was the heaviest in years worst single traffic accident infor the Indepedence Day period Traffic accidents from 6 Friday to midnight Monday killed Iowa history The 13 highway deaths recorded on Sunday marked it as the worst at leasl 393 That was single day toll on record It than numter estimated also a new peak for motor vehicle deaths on a July 4th holiday week end Last year there were only five Not New High The threeday toll of 16 how ever was not a new high In the twoday weekend of last Sept 11 12 there were 20 highway deaths including six in in a rfecTord a near Denison That is still Iowas Fourtb of July holiday and com pared to the record of 793 for a and compared to the previous rec ord of 356 in a three day Fourth of July period in 1952 233 Drowned In the 78hour period 249 per sons drowned and 143 others lost their lives in miscellaneous acci dents The overall total of 794 v od was a broadcast Tuesday the enemies who failed to assassinate him in the June 16 revolution are now circulating rumors in an attempt at sedi tion and Conservation Office For the first time some voices The office said that hail fell from the opposition have been throughout the county demanding a reconciliation Ing most at Ventura Clear Argentines Peron said and Mason City Damage was not Radical Party Leader Augustin Condition of Sen Johnson Still Serious WASHINGTON UP Democratic Leader Senate Lyndon B Johnson was making satisfactory extensive in any of these areas Rodriguez Araya now exiled inpr0gress out stfu was though heading oats and soybeans i Montevideo Uruguay wrote were affected somewhat Corn is last week whlch said lhe in serious Randy Lee Williams 7 Moline whose parents and sister were killed along with the family cook and Clarence Wichmann 30 Home Every state and the District of Columbia reported at least one acidental death This years toll in all types of accidents was far ahead of last years three day holiday period when there were stead farmer whose wife three daughters were killed Sheriff Albert J Murphy of City said he was continuing investigation of the crash but had not been able to talk to Wich mann driver of one of the cars He called for a truce in the political fight no matter what criticisms and rumors might be spread by badintentioned ene rcportcd to be free from damage Garner Youth in Diving Injury at Clear Lake CLEAR L A K second in stance of a diving injury at Clear Lake Sunday was reported day Ed Smith Garner wasj Peron delivered his 11minute ad taken by Wilcox ambulance to a Mason City hospital for treatmenl of a head injury Smith reportedly struck his head on a rock after diving into the lake on the south shore A number of stitches were taken to dose the wound The condition of Jim Miller 18 Stanhope still was reported as poor Tuesday noon He dived into 18 inches of water near the head of the lake and has a pos sible brocken neck He is in Mercy Hospital at Mason City Soap Box Derby to Be Wednesday The Mason Cify soap box derby postponed Monday be cause of heavy rain will be held Wednesday at 4 at the 19th Street site Race partici pants are asked to report to the starting ramp at 2 In case of rain the race will be held at the same time the following day Nfaval Medical Center The 46yearold Texan was Peron government was to at the Bethesda for Argentinas position but that the opposition was also guilty Peron Tuesday invited respon sible men from the opposition to come to terms with him for re unification of the country Calls for Truce heart attack Saturday while visiting friends in nearby Virginia His 73yearold mother flew in from Texas to be at his bedside Wichmann was reported able to recognize only some of the rela tives who visited him Monday Summarizes Enforcement Activities DES MOINES Chief David Herrick Tuesday summar ized weekend enforcement activi ty as follows 348 traffic deaths 1952 drownings an 79 deaths in miscellaneous mis 4 deaths by fireworks n was killed by fire year Estimated 380 The safe councils preholiday estimate of traffic deaths was 380 and commenting on the record high toll president Ned H Dear born said This needles traffic toll is a Monday The hospital said Johnsons phy Under speed limit proclamation court summonses and 45 warn ing tickets given to motorists Under planetopatrolcar radio Khrushchev Attends 4th Celebration Accompanied by Premier Bulganin By KENNETH BRODNEY MOSCOW strong man Nikita Khrushchev paid a precedentshattering visit to the embassy Monday to tell the Western powers that something will come of the Genevr Big Four conference if the West negotiates with Russia as an Khrushchev first secretary of the Soviet Communist Party and six others of Russias topmost leaders paid their visit during the embassys Independence Day gar den party The Soviet leader in a lengthy carefully prepared statement of Soviet policy warned the West against believing that Russia would go to Geneva from weak ness Never More Solid The Soviet he said has never been in a more solid His lengthy remarks addressed to Charge DAffaires Walter N Walhisley were obviously di rected to the governments of the United States Britain and France Khrushchev told Walmsley frank ly that what he had to say was serious and important If you talk with us honestly and sincerely as equal to he said something will come of The Soviet leaders visit to the American July 4th garden party was remarkable for these addition al reasons 1 It was the first time in the mysteriously worming its way down into the ground in his front yard 22year history of SovietAmerican AP Wirephoto UPSIDEDOWN the Possum strolls bot toms up along the pigtail of Pat Wiley 12 Allardt Term Pogo now a playful pet was rescued by Pat from its dead mothers pouch after an automobile ran over her near Pats home WORM WHERE IT WILL Shears Ends Saga of Burrowing Hose DOWNEY Calif said truck driver George Di Peso is enough so he ended the sage of his burrowing garden hose with a pair of heavy garden shears The 50foot green plastic hose began 3 Injured as Store Burns at Silver Lake NORTHWOOD Fire destroyed the Silver Lake Grocery Store and hospitalized the owner Elmer Har moD his wife and a threevearold tragic price tag on holiday Robert earl Tuesday morn last Thursday It kept on disappearing in the general direction of at a rate of 2 or 3 inches an hour Approximately 20 feet were gone by Monday Hundreds of persons trampled over the lawn to watch Di Peso received batches of advice An Associated Press survey a nonholiday weekend showed 342 persons died in traffic mishaps from 6 Friday June 17 to and Emmons son To e relations that Soviet leaders had visited the embassy Newsmen Present 2 Western newsmen were per mitted to lean over Khrushchevs shoulder and take full and copious midnight June 20 Council figures show that in the first five months jfire departments fought the blaze for four hours without success The u utttvuta UJL f j and suggestions telephone calls otes f his lengthy discussion of from as far awav as New York on the Tokyo Canada and England ieve of the summt conference Finally Monday he cut the hose and said If it wants to sink down farther and disappear completely my prayers go with it If it decides to stay the way it is and doesnt move any more Im going to bury eeohwt R Brurp other Soviet expressed geologist K Bruce thdr agreement with what had to say clear eve of the at Geneva Walmsley is the ranking Ameri can diplomat in Moscow in the absence of Ambassador Charles Bohlen who is in the States for consultations Khrushchev was accompanied by Premier Nikolai Bulganin and five this year traffic deaths is believed to have started inj about 90 a dav tne store at approximately m The store is located 10i milesiderground river in this area Prison Inmates Hold Hostages WALLA WALLA than 150 of Washington State notice to the West that Russia SUa lghtwould go to Geneva firmly united se down but he knew on Ucv formation nor any un The leader b northwest of Northwood in the Sil ver Lake community Northwood fire department offi cials said that the Harmon family was sleeping on the second story of the building in back of the store when the fire started Officials said Mr and Mrs Harmon and sicians consider that he is mak FASHIONABLE UNDERWORLD CHICAGO the under world is getting fashion conscious Tough Tony Accardo reputed crime syndicate kingpin startled 300 business associates by wear ing blue bermuda shorts to the an nual lawn party and barbecue Mon day dress from his Government House office reopened for the first time since a rebel air bombardment wrecked much of the building Almost simultaneously with Perons broadcast the governmeal announced the resignation of Paul A Apold who has been in charge of Perons widespread propaganda activities including control over correspondents newspapers and the movie industry radio and tele vision He has served six years The announcement said Apold is stepping down because of ill health His successor is Leon Bouche edi tor of the magazine Hogar one of the most widely circulater1 publi cations in Argentina ling satisfactory progress but his condition remains The senators aides said he will be hospitalized for several weeks and will not be able to participate in the remainder of the current congressional session Senate Democratic Whip Earle C Cle ments Ky has taken over the post of acting majority leader Johnsons mother Mrs Sam E Johnson flew here from Austin accompanied by Rep Hom er Thornberry About The Weather Mason City Showers cloudy Iowa Partly cloudy Minnesota Cloudy showers Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Tues CLOUDY day Maximum Minimum At 8 Precip YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 91 64 70 88 65 ons hardened inmates took an asRobert were overcome by smoke andjsociate warden and several otheriand were taken to the Naeve Hos Two Californians First to Finish Powder Puff Derby BOSTONl Two California women one a youthful grand mother were hailed Tuesday as the first finishers in the ninth crosscountry Powder Puff Derby Mrs McCrae of Lemon jrovc a former Air Force light nurse and her copilot Mrs Betty McNeil of La Mesa randmother of six were first to complete the airplane race Monday However the first plane in is not necessarily the winner of the derby Because of the handicap system that equalizes speeds between sin gle and multicngined planes of arying horsepower Winner of the first prize will be announced at a banquet Thursday Herrick said that in the hour after the emergency speed limit order highway speed were cut by 10 to 15 miles an hour National figures meantime showed Iowas 16 highway deaths over the weekend placed it 7th among all states in the number of such fatalities SAME officials as hostages Tuesday in a Ptal in Albert Lea by neighbors protest against conditions before fire trucks arrived The prisoners housed in a segrej Mrs Harmon suffered injuries gation area known a she fell while carrying Tom moved suddenly to grab an assomy down a flight of stairs to es ciate warden a parole officer a j cape the burning building Mr vocational counselor and several Harmon is reported to be in the other guards and miscellaneous of ficers Warden Lawrence Delmore said most critical condition of the three All are suffering from first and second degree burns he had no information im mediatej Roger Dodge Northwood fire ly on the trouble which apparentlychief said that the entire twostory was confined to the one wing wood building and all grocery The big prison where trouble goods were destroyed Officials has flared intermittently over the1 have not determined the cause of years houses about fire Delmore said the men took exAccording to Dodge damages ception to the operation of a new have not yet been fully estimated Two other cases of that nature marks by telling Walmsley part of n f Eisenhowers last press popped up Monday Calvin Barconference remarks were like a ham of nearby fcorwalk said his hrpath nf ir hose started descending after he stuck it into the ground to water tree roots With five feet gone Barhamdug down and said he breath of fresh Liked Statement I liked the last statement of Eisenhower at his press confer found the end embedded in he said but not all of it sand jl must tell the truth There were Mrs Robert Breeze of right things and wrong He complained of speculation in stuck a hose in a hole to try to drown a gopher She said 15 feet the Western press by responsible disappeared but she chopped official people and irre isponsifale people all kinds of These speculation he said tried to place wrong motives on recent Soviet moves and changes of policy They pay little attention to what the hose and filled the hole Fish Catches Man But He Gets Away FORT DODGE UP A fish t caught 3 man Monday but the sav he said and prefer to got away read tea leaves and then wonder the Soviet Union has made Stephen Zewethow 52 F o r ti Dodge said he started to pick upso many that Please the a rock from shallow water of made thff Des Moines River and a fish decisions because they were the only right decisions and that is grabbed his hand The fish held on for about 10what motivated us minutes but Zewethow managed receptionguidance center and isThe building was insured get free when a woman on shore sued demands for corrections The Tommy was taken to the home oflpassed him a knife He was treated demands were not made public imjhis grandparents Mr and Mrs 1 by a doctor for a badly chewed mediately jJohn Furley Northwood hand Reds Hit on Korean Truce Violations PANMUNJOM UPl The ommand Tuesday accused the Communists of repeated and flag rant violations of the Korean truce agreement and demanded a strict accounting of combat material brought into Korea by the Reds Maj Gen Harlan C Parks se nior member on the Military Armistice Commission MAC said he Reds were guilty of complete insincerity dishonesty and utter lack of integrity in maintaining the armistice agreement A few hours later Parks barred Allied newsmen from a press con ference called by the Communist delegate North Korean Gen Lee Sang Cho Parks told the news men I do not consider it appropriate that representatives of the enemy side enter my camp to attend my press conference Conversely I do not think accredited correspond ents of the should enter their camp for similar confer It was the first such prohibition in the fouryear history of the Pan munjom negotiations and confer ences In a full dress meeting of the commission Parks read into the record a 17Vipage list of alleged Red violations of the truce He charged collusion by Commu nist Czech and Polish truce inspec tors in making the neutral nations supervisory commission ineffec tive Parks then laid down a series of demands against the Reds in cluding I You provide the Com mand without delay an accurate accounting of all combat material and combat aircraft introduced in to the territory of your side since the signing of the armistice 2 You immediately provide the NNSC Neutral Nation Supervisory Commission with a corrected com bat material report which reflects the mass of combat material and hundreds of aircraft you have il legally introduced into Korea 3 You cease immediately the illegal introduction of additional combat material and combat air craft into the territory of your Chess Whiz Big Attraction at Embassy Party MOSCOW do you think was the big attraction for the Rus sians in Mondays Independence Day party at the American embas sy here None other than American thc3 whiz Samuel Reshevsky oi New York a member of the team play ing the Russians Reshevsky al ready has whipped Mikhail Bet vinnik Russian ace who was thought to be unbeatable All the Soviet bigwigs including Premier Bulganin Communist Party Secretary Khrushchev and Deputy Premier Malenkov insisted on having their pictures taken with the shy chess player   

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