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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 13, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for t MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI Awodattd PWM and United Full Vlttt CWtl COW MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 13 IMS Paper of Two Nt M7 Oveta Hobby Resigns Post in Cabinet Find Good Prints of Slayer MUTE N police are led to garbage can by Joseph Reade 26 second from left after he admitted killing his sisterinlaw Beverly 26 and her 19monthsold daughter Tuesday who attacked the pair in the absence of his brother who is husband and father of the two victims tossed blood stained clothing in a trash bucket at the rear of the home Soviets Again Seek Reunited Germany MOSCOW Soviet Union Tuesday night proposed a stepby step reunification of Germany in an allEuropean collective security system The Russians said the holding of allGerman elections to unite the World War II foe was a subordinate problem which could wait The solution of the German the Soviets said is in dissolubly linked with ensuring the security of Europe as a The Russians warned against involving West Germany in any mili tary alliance Such a policy said leads to an increased threat 2 lowans Die in Drownings of a new The Soviet statement was issued through the official news agency Tass and came six days before the Big Four summit conference at Geneva If it is not possible to reach agreement on the reunification of Germany on peaceloving and dem ocratic the statement said it will be necessary to ob tain the solution of this problem i step by step in accordance with the establishment of an allEu ropean system of collective secur ity with the participation of all By The Associated Frets An 11yearold Waterloo boy anc a 70yearold resident of the Wa pello County Home drowned in sep arate accidents Tuesday Jerry Dean True son of Mr and Mrs Francis True drowned while swimming in a limestone quarry southeast of Waterloo A young European states their social and political differ Security Plan The said both Germany and Communist ifriend summoned aid and firemen irrespective of recovered the body West East Germany could join such a secur ity system then work within it for reunification The statement turned thumbs down on any plan that would give Germany a choice of linking up with the Western military alliance It said the Western Powers would without doubt also reject any pro posal to place a unified Germany Into the Communist bloc alliance set up under the Warsaw pact Free Elections The statement charged that Ger man participation in a Western military lineup increased the threat of a new war It is obvious that not asingle country taking part in the war could escape enor mous destruction and human sac rifice However hardly anyone can doubt that the greatest danger of a new war would be for Ger many Germany would be the cen ter of military operations with all the ensuing disasters for the Ger man the statement added The West in the past has de manded that free elections be the first step toward German reunifi cation and that united Germany be left free to conclude any al liances she desires POPULATION BOOM OTTAWA WVThe worlds whoop ing crane population again is on the upswing with the known num ber of birds now at 25 Four young birds were hatched this spring in wildlife sanctuary in Canada Frank Swartz resident of the Wapello County Home near Ot tumwa drowned in a pond about a quarter of a mile from the home Another resident who had been swimming with him left ahead of Swartz who was not missed until suppertime The body was recov ered about 7 The Ottumwa drowning was the fourth six days the one at Waterloo the third this month r Levitt Heads Group to Study Racial Discrimination DES MOINES UVMeyer Levitt a Sioux City finance company ex ecutive is the chairman of the newly organized state committee to study racial and religious discrim ination in employment in Iowa The committee held its first meeting Tuesday in the office of Gov Leo Hoegh who told the group I know the people will be proud of your work We want to be sure we live in an Iowa that is free of The committee elected Dr Har ry Harper Keokuk physician vice chairman and Richard Bruner Des Moines an official of the CIO United Packing House Workers Union secretary It also set up subcommittees to carry on various segments of its work The 1955 Legislature authorized e committee to be appointed by the governor The committee is to make recommendations to the gov ernor before the next legislative session T Funeral Held for Victim 2 First Break Is Reported SIOUX CITY good fingerprints of the slayer of 2yearold Donna Sue Davis have been found in the bedroom from which she was abducted police said Wednesday Optimistic police officials said ihe prints found on a cedar chest Donnas crib and the frame win dow through which the killer es caped provide the first big break in the case They said the prints probably will give positive identification of he murderer Arrest Order Meanwhile the FBI issued a nationwide arrest order for the sex degenerate who snatched Donna rom her crib while her parents watched television Sunday night and left her ravaged body at the edge of a muddy cornfield near South Sioux City where it was found late Monday The blonde curlyhaired child was laid to rest Wednesday by four child pallbearers About 350 persons attended the funeral at St Boniface Roman Catholic Church including an FBI agent and a policeman The Rev Philip Koehler said everyone is deeply touched by the sudden and untimely death of this However there is reason for re oicmg because this child went to leaven and is a he said The parents Mr and Mrs James 3avis wept as they came out of the church The father had his arm around their daughter Mary 11 and the mother her arm around their son Timothy 7 All Rays The pallbearers all boys were from Marys classroom at StBon iface school Donna was buried in a white lambskin casket lined with ivon British Hang Divorcee for Slaying Lover LONDON Ellis beau tiful blonde mother of two chil dren Wednesday was hanged for the Easter Sunday murder of the lover who jilted her The 28yearold divorcee former model and night club hos tess was the 14th woman to be hanged in Britain this century and the third since World War II Her sentence revived a nation wide controversy over capital punishment which continued urv abated A crowd of weeping others in the grimy north London street outside the ivycovered redbrick Holloway Prison as hangman Al bert Pierrepoint pulled the death trap Its slam resounded through the building touching off hysterical cries from the ether inmates Reports from inside the prison said the icy calm Mrs Ellis had maintained during her trial in June and ever since finally broke Tuesday night Prison sources said she sobbed herself to sleep screaming I dont want to Earlier in the night she had said goodbye to her mother and father who reported she was re signed to her fate The woman had refused to appeal for mercy Home Secretary Gwtlym Lloyd George the only man who can recommend royal clemency ear lier this week turned down peti tions signed by more than persons Mrs Ellis at her trial admitted tracking her lover 25yearold David Blakely to a London bar and pumping four bullets into him crepe A red bathrobe bonnet and white gloves covered the abrasions on her tiny body The casket was closed at the request of the par ents Burial was at Calvary Cemetery Meanwhile local police continued their roundup and questioning of known sex deviates They issued a John Doe warrant which allows them to arrest anyone who fits the description of the killer any where in the world Six Arrested Six persons have been arrested so far but four have been released and the other two are not con sidered likely suspects Police workefi on the theory that the murderer was still in the city and that he is familiar with the area They reasoned that during the kidnaping he used a desolate road generally used only by local farmers Joseph Bremmer Sioux City whose son Jimmy was brutally slain last August said we could cut out a lot of these sex offenses f we picked up sex deviates on the first and second offenses and either treated them or put them in hospitals and Ernest Triplett 50 Woodbine an admitted sex pervert has been convicted of second degree mur der and sentenced to life in prison or the Bremmer boys slaying Triplett had been picked up eight or nine times on sex of Bremmer said If he had been taken care of on one of those earlier arrests Id still have my SAME White meinf no traffic death IB fait M boars Reward Fund Being Raised for Slayer of Sioux City Tot By The Associated Press SIOUX on the manhunt for the Mdnaprape slayer of 2yearold Donna Sue Davis aroused citizens Tuesday began raising of a reward fund for in formation leading to the arrest and conviction of the killer The reward fund was begun by the Sioux City JournalTribune Publishing Co with a dona tion In Des Moines Gov Leo A Hoegh Wednesday said the person who killed Donna Sue apparently suf fered from a mental disease and well have to do something about He said at his news conference a bill passed by the recent Leg islature calling for confinement of criminal sexual psychopaths was a step in the right AP WIrephoto PRESIDENT MRS HOBBY Eisenhower and Oveta Gulp Hobby sit sidebyside in the Presidents conference room as Mrs Hobby announced her resigna tion as Secretary of Welfare The President accepted her decision effective Aug 1 with Senate Group Approves New Reserve Plan WASHINGTON tfl The Senate Armed Services Committee ap proved Wednesday a new National Reserve program differing widely ffonr adnlirostration requests anc from a bill passed by the House Chairman Russell DGa callec it a good workable 3e said he planned to make a formal report to the Senate later Wednesday and call the bill up or possible passage Thursday The Senate group retained the asic provision for allowing youths from 17 to years of age to volunteer for from three to six months active duty training with the regular services Then they would serve the remainder of eight in the active Reserve Rejected was a Pentagon de mand that present and former lervicemen who have completed active draft or enlistments be compelled to serve in the active Reserve Instead Russell said the com mittee accepted his proposal for an incentive bonus ranging from about S180 to several hundred dol ars for service veterans who vol unteer for three years active train ing with Reserve combat units NEW MODERATOR AMES UP Rev Gerald Jkena of West Union was installed Sacramento SCENE OF CRASH 11 Perish in Tanker Crash Air Force Plane Hits Explodes MERCED Calif men died Wednesday as a fourengine tanker plane crashed after leav ng Castle Air Force Base near icre There were no survivors Fire broke out on the plane as t reached an altitude of about eet It crashed within a momen or two exploded as it hit the ground and was demolished The flames fired the grain field into which the plane fell The tanker a military version of he Stratocruiser was on a rou tine refueling mission from Castle s moderator of the PresbyterianjAFB The crash occurred about 15 ynod bout of 500 Iowa Tuesday beforemiles northwest of Merced near delegates to the 74th the community of Cressey annual meeting of the synod Irritated Trucker Slays Three in Michigan Bar FLINT Mich W A truck driver irritated by the laughing and giggling of fellow matrons shot two couples in the lead in a neighborhood tavern Tuesday night state police re ported Two women and a man were dlled Another man was near death Kenneth Kuzner 30 Detroit was seized in his truck a short time later near Pon tiac 25 miles from the scene Police said he readily ad mitted the shootings and could give explanation no ex the irrita other pa t r o n s caused KUZNER him They said ie had been drinking but was not drunk I was just out for a good police quoted him as saying Kuzner told officers the four vic tims were total They were sitting together in a booth at Ednas Bar and Restaurant at suburban Grand Blanc when Kuz ner walked in State police said Kuzner sat stoicly at the bar drinking a beer When he finished they said he went to a rest room came out and strode up to the two couples booth spoke not a word and began firing point blank with a 38caliber automatic Said Farah 26 Flint and his The refueler was to have inter cepted a flight of bombers on a fueling test The first report on the crash was a telephone call to the sheriffs of fice from the rancher on whose property the plane fell Bodies were strewn all over the he said The tankers are used to refuel jet bombers and interceptors and can carry more than gallons of jet fuel They are 117 feet long with a wingspread of 141 feet Cedar Rapids Boy 7 Killed by 22 Caliber Rifle Slug CEDAR RAPIDS Pro kop 7 was killed by a 22 caliber wife Jeannine died minutes later rifle bullet Wednesday while play Farah belonged to a prominent ing in the basement of the Ed WO Wave of Protests to CAB A flood of protest mail startin with Mason City businessmen ha been planned to counteract the re cent Ozark Air Lines complain against the p r o p o s ed onesto Sight between Mason City anc Chicago by Braniff Airways At a meeting of the Chamber of Commerce Aviation Committee Wednesday noon the action was decided upon so that the people o tfason City and North Iowa will be assured of the best air service pos sible The new Braniff flight would be gin simultaneously with the start of Ozark service in Mason City probably about Aug 9 The CiviJ Aeronautics Board transferred eastwest service in Mason City from Braniff to Ozark in a ruling landed down June 10 New Braniff Flight Braniff then proposed route that would in effect Flint family that operates a groc ery chain Mrs Margaret S Cross 37 a divorcee died two hours later in a Flint hospital James Dollars 26 who was with Mrs Cross was reported in a crit ical condition He is a Flint Junior College student Mrs Smitley said the four vic tims had not been noisy and had done absolutely nothing to pro voke the shootings Kuzner was returned to Flint for further questioning son home Danny and his younger brother were playing with two Wilson boys their cousins at the time of the mishap Details were vague but police said the boys had been firing BB guns at a tin can when they ap parently found the loaded rifle It was not known immediately wheth er one of the boys fired the gun or it discharged after being knocked down Danny was the son of Mr and Mrs Wesley J Prokop new take most of the Chicago traffic away rom Ozark Ozark filed an of icial protest against the proposed Braniff service last Thursday If the restrictions asked by Ozark are placed against Braniff he chamber aviation committee eels that it will result in inferior air service for the people of Mason ity and North Iowa Each member of the aviation committee will ask Mason City nisinessmen to write a letter of protest to the chairman of the IAB Ross Rizley asking that the restrictions wanted by Ozark not ic approved and the new Braniff mestop Chicago service be sup ilied to Mason City Need Public Protest Ray E Clough City Attorney nd spokesman for the group said the current air senice situation as ceased to be a law suit The nly way to beat he said is flood of public protest to the members of the Civil Aeronautics Clough pointed out that on a re ent trip to Washington one of the members of the Board told him lat the members are extremely usceptible to outside pressure nd that such pressure has a lot do with the decisions made by ic board Clough said that Braniff has indi cated that they will also fight the Ozark protest Replaced Folsom Ike Accepts With Regret WASHINGTON W Oveta Gulp Hobby Wednesday resigned as sec retary of welfare effective Aug 1 President Eisenhower picked Marion B Folsom now undersec retary of the treasury to succeed aer in the cabinet post The President called a special news conference to make the an nouncement and in an emotion packed scene paid warm tribute o Mrs Hobby as she sat by his side in the conference room On her part the retiring cabinet officer told Eisenhower that as he prepares to go to the Big Four conference at Geneva everyone of us will be praying the sessions will lead to a truly universal Was Expected The President and Mrs Hobby entered the conference room to gether It was crowded with news men and camera floodlights everywhere Mrs Hobbys resignation had ong been expected and the Presi dent apparently took it for granted that everyone knew that was the purposp of the conference With out ever formally announcing her resignation Eisenhower turned to Mrs Hobby and remarked solemn ly Oveta this is a very sad The President said his mind at the moment went back to a day in 1942 when Mrs Hobby arrived in London to take command of the Womens Army Corps Eisenhow er at that time was preparing to lead the Allied forces against Hit lers armies Mrs Hobby led the WAC splen didly and it turned out to be one of the finest organizations the Army ever Eisenhower said After the conference room cere mony the White House made pub ic an exchange of correspondence Between Eisenhower and Mrs Hob by Personal Reasons Personal reasons of a high or der compel me to take leave of my xst as secretary of health educa lon and Mrs Hobby wrote While she did not specify hose reasons friends said she is eaviag because of the illness of ler husband former Gov William P Hobby of Texas Only such reasons could per suade me to leave your administra ion or the responsibilities of the department and if agreeable I would like to make Aug 1 the ef ective date of my ihe wrote the President Folsoms selection as Mrs Hob Dys successor had been widely orecast The shift was agreed on veeks ago and the only real ques ion was the timing Folsom 61 is a native of McRae and came into the Eisenhower administration from the Eastman Jodak where he was treas urer When Mrs Hobby returns to Hou ton after Aug 1 it will be to the Josition of president of The Hous on Post it was announced Wednes day in Houston Czechs Release Yank at Frontier Village WAIDHAUS Germany Communist Czechoslovakia Wednes day released Sgt Walter S Win ters of Philadelphia who crossed the Iron Curtain frontier more than a month ago while taking pictures of the border area U S Army sources said Win ters was turned back to American control at this West German bor der village at Body of Man Found in River at Omaha OMAHA body of a man dentified from papers he carried s Obert Nowel Fjelstad 35 Des loines was pulled from the Mis ouri River about two miles down tream from the South Omaha ridge Tuesday Acting Coroner George Sullivan estimated the man had been dead about four ays All About The Weather Mason City Possible rain Iowa Showers cooler Minnesota Showers COOIER Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 nesday Maximum 85 Minimum 63 I At 8 72 YEAR AGO Maximum 91 Minimum M   

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