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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 3, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited far MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKtS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEICH10RS HOME EDITION MASON CITY DOLLAR DAYS Thursday Friday and Saturday VOL LXI United Prac Full LMM Onto a MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST J 1955 Tkis CMiUls ot OM MS Ike Satisfied With Congress Record at Forest City Fete Centennial r Is Noted By ROLF HOFSTAD Stiff Writtr FOREST more than spectators who viewed the centennial pageant here Tuesday evening roared and stamped their approval at the dose of each scene They applauded the dramatic scene in which Thomas Bearce the man who first settled on the banks of the Winnebago River kills an attacking bear by ram ming his fist down the animals gullet The Roaring com plete with six pretty girls demon strating the spinecracking Charles ton brought down the house And the wideeyed kids squealed In sheer delight at a gigantic fire works display which capped the show Pageant Hit From any enter tainment or cen tennial pageant is a resounding success They are saying here the pageant is the hit of the Forest City Centennial The birthday party opened offi cially Saturday evening with the first performance of the drama on the athletic field It was scheduled to end Wednesday From Hitching Post to Parking the pageants apt title opens with a spectacular prologue More Photos on AP Wlrephoto Rev George Crist Durham Tues day was suspended as a minister of the Northwest Synod United Lutheran Church Mr Crist last week was found guilty of doc trinal deviation by a synod in vestigating committee He and his family currently are vaca tioning at Laona Wis IT WONT BE EASY Relax Forget About the Heat By BILL WEBB You have nothing to worry about National Relaxation Week start ed Tuesday Forget about the heat Relax and have a sandwich National Sandwich Month started onday I A psychologist advises that the best way to beat the heat is to jforget about it But people who didnt talk about the weather would be left out of a lot of conversations And a good number of others would be left out altogether They never talk about anything else So the psychologists advice will go unheeded But a compromise can be worked out Thats where transitional thinking works in Interlopers Blamed for Egg Shortage Court Takes Case Under Advisement DES MOINES attorney for the Iowa Department of Agri culture told the Iowa Supreme Court Wednesday an avalanche of interlopers is drying P Iowas egg supply Neil Garrett special assistant attorney general spoke on behalf of the states request to put the new egg grading law back into efi tional thinking is a way to about the weather and still not mention the heat Conversation carriers such as Whew Its Its too hot and This heats getting me down are overworked in America In fact lately these three phrases have entered into nearly every exchange of words in North Iowa The phrases are uninformative If its miserably hot both conver sationalists certainly know it So they remind each other of it and theyre all the more miserable Yet their desire is to be cool and comfortable Dont Emphasize Why emphasize the heat in a Test Case on Toll Road Is Groups Goal DES MOINES OPl Gov Leo Hoegh indicated Wednesday it is the intent of the Iowa Toll Road Authority to carry a test case through the Iowa Supreme Court before the state proceeds with its contemplated toll road He made the comment at a meeting in which the new authority summer weather discussion Whyjwas interviewing prospective in not rather be informative For vestment bankers for appointment fect which features most of the cast of over 500 before a stage measures 250 feet in length The lighting was superb theweeks ago example if you must talk about the heat This weather sure is good for the corn is descriptive and eliminates the very use of the I made a transition corn not heat is now the topic of discussion But the really clever conversa tionalist not use the word Its too warm sounding He will say instead This weather sure is good for the cu weather is not the only hot thing in Mason City these days according to the retail merchants They are planning hot values for Mason City Dollar Days Thursday Friday and Saturday So even if this ther mometer climbs down from the near100 mark by then therell still be something more pleasant than hot weather NO 1 IS ALIVE Which Husband to Keep Worries Girl CISCO GROVE Calif slim 20yearold girl Wednesday faced the biggest decision of her life Whether to return to the airman hus of one of them as the authoritys fiscal agent Get Started Soon Floyd Sanders representing WhiteWeld New York City had just said he assumed that Iowa would want to get started with its band she thought was deaid DavenportCouncil Bluffs turnpike before the next Legislature amends the toll road act That is Hoegh replied But we want to follow the intent overseas and loves I knew it was coming but I didnt know said Mrs Alford Fine who at 17 wed A Daniel Schmidt Cour DAlene Idaho and bore his son after he left of the law We believe that as soon There you have it Cucumbers an Illinois toll road is assured Now she is the wife of a husky 21yearold logging camp tractor District Judge Ray Fountain a temporary injunction Davenport we should get 7maU against the law more than twoiincr hot NQ Ifs as points in our law litigated and then trailer a few miles from this tiny The than supreme music excellent and the direction surehanded Richard Spitler a professional director who wove the complicated drama into a fast took under advisement a request for a stay of the injunction Scouring Farms Garrett said purchasers from paced production gets a majorjoutside the state are scouring of the credit for the showsjlowa farms and producers to buy success Another large measure ofiup eggs at a low cost in absence credit goes to the citizens here They dig into their parts with rel ish of any egg law Passage of the law cool as a cucumber even though they grow in the hot sun Hot cu cumbers are pickles However if corn is brought into the discussion you might mention appoint a fiscal Normal Procedure Hoegh explained later that it is the normal procedure to have a test case carried out in such mat that it was shoulder high by investment banker he 1st of July Theres another good word Theres a shrugged shoul der soft shoulder off shoulder law for the first Ume in 36 Charming Scene A charming scene is the one inj which the pioneers play hookey from their cares for an hour ofj Tne industry is being demoral square dancing They have a mighty good time wiped the old egg law off the recandl ed t sfaoul ords The Junction against the d but no hot new law left the state without an established dealers with large investments are being great ly damaged and Garrett v M fft t fr 1 i scenes portrays an early He afed e market B m a One of the most impressive service A choir of home town folks bring sincerity to this moving seg ment of the drama The most interesting scene to state of Good said would insist on it before con sidering issuance of bonds Last years feasibility report on a projected Iowa toll road as is sued by the State Highway Com mission suggested an Iowa turn pike would be feasible by 1959 con A good conversation opener is tin gent upon sale of bonds at no It s fine day for a picnic A poor one is Good morning how are you The phrase Good is ambiguous Dont use it One never knows if it is being used as a comment on the weather Arguing against the stay wasj Sam Abrahamson Des Moines who represents two plaintiffs who ob tained the injunction They are or as a salutation The use of this reporter is a reenactment oft the famous hotel At the turnJGeorge Zamos Mason City and T of the century two factions built RFredericks Buffalo Center rival hostels the Summit and the Law Waldorf Although both parties Abrahamson said the new law eventually lost large chunks restrictions on farmers cash in the their marks war the hotels Hotel War never had before They cant sell current receipt eggs at he said The law will result in small The Summit party bought out the Waldorf group and closed its hotel But out of that came Waldorf Col lege founded in 1903 For a time Forest City was known as the hotel city all over the Midwest The entertainment comes to a ipectacular climax as fireworks light up the sky A simulated atom ic bomb burst caps the display and rings down the curtain The pageant is scheduled to run Wednesday evening at 8 p m One of the best of the many centennial chows staged in recent years in North Iowa it is well worth a good many miles of driving From Away General Chairman Odell Fors lund said Wednesday morning the centennial crowds have been all we had hoped He said attend ance at the pageant has been in creasing with each performance They came from great distances Awards were made to those who came the farthest They include Reinhart L Hugelen Honolulu west Mr and Mrs Albert Ander son Edmonton Alberta north Mr and Mrs William Anderson Need ham east and Mr and Mrs V T Martinson Zephyr Hills south Prizes also went to the oldest man and woman who have been continuous residents of the com munity They are Mamie Chase Forest City who has lived here MVi years and Louis Barth Elling ton Township for 92 years stores that depend on barter and trade being driven out of It was pointed out many farmers exchange current receipt eggs for groceries a practica prohibited by the new law The state held the plaintiffs want something they never had at right to sell eggs with out even candling Wholesale Prices of Food Are Higher NEW YORK UP Wholesale food prices as measured by the Dun Bradstreet index on Aug 2 rose 4 cents to a general tiptrend in commodities the agency reported Wednesday how are you is just begging for trouble First thing hell say is Boy Am I But the word means eating sandwiches picnic It under nice cool green trees It means re laxation Its all great except the word sandwiches has a bad con notation kind of a squeezed be tween two slices feeling more than 3Vi per cent interest Russian Delegation Plans to Tour Canada WASHINGTON Russian farm delegation touring the United States has arranged to spend two weeks in Canada watching wheat was dead She received notification harvesting beginning about Aug 24 The 12member delegation cur rently is making its way through the wheat country of South Dakota ta Vladimir Matskevich head of the group flew into Washington Tues highway town in the High Sierra Only Monday she learned that Schmidt is one of 11 American air men due for momentary release by Girl Killed in Farm Accident CHARLES CITY fi Janet K Wilson 11 daughter of Mr and the Chinese Communists after 2W I j rs 4 died in a hos years of imprisonment on pv pital here Tuesday night of inter charges He went overseas 37 suffered in a tractor montts ago accident Shes flying to meet Schmidt when he arrives in this The girl was driving a tractor With her will go her son Danny a darkeyed youngster who has never seen his father She said she married Fine two months before learning from the Air Force that her husband was alive and well as a war prisoner iColwefl when the tractor struck I made a she but isnt everyone entitled to one a wagon wheel and was over was pinned under neath She had been helping her father who was picking up baled straw The child is survived by her parents three sisters and three mistake Mrs Fine said she had never been officially told that Schmidt only that he was missing some where in Korea I thought he was dead You know how some prisoners die in Recover Mans Body From Carter Lake CARTER LAKE body of Howard Thompson 28 Omaha was recovered Tuesday from Car ter Lake where he drowned in six Well you can move north or getjday to make arrangements for the prisons or are never heard of water while swimming with V and four others Mondav should have gotten an annulment atj I Boxscore on 1955 Session of Congress WASHINGTON UP Action by the 1955 session of Congress BILLS PASSED Formosa Resolution Giving President blank check powers to deploy U S forces in the For mosa Straits area Reciprocal Trade Three year law giving administration addi tional powers to negotiate trade agreements lowering tariffs Draft Fouryear extension of the Selective Service law Reserves Permanent program committing young men to active reserve training in the future Taxes Oneyear extension of corporate and excise tax rates to next March 31 Housing Authority for public housing units in next year additional authority to guaran tee home mortgages Federal Pay General pay in creases for members of Con gress judges postal employes civil servants and career serv icemen Minimum Wage Increase from the present 75 cents to 1 next March L BILLS DEFEATED Statehood House killed bill to grant statehood to Hawaii and Alaska Highways Administration pro gram rejected by House and Sen ate House defeated Democratic proposal Atomic Peace Ship Senate re jected proposal to build atomic engines developed for submarines display to foreign nations UNFINISHED BUSINESS Far House ap proved bit Irtifnyofer io Senate next year to restore 90 per cent supports on basic crops Social Security Senate must consider next year House bfll to lower the age at which wives and widows and totally disabled may collect old age insurance bene fits Highways The House will make another try at a highway construction bill next year 40 Shots Ring Out Convict Dies 4 Hurt SAN ANTONIO Tex tfuTen of ficers shot one prisoner to death and injured four others as they used 40 shots Tuesday night to quell 58man jail riot The bloody bristling outbreak was the Bexar County jails sec ond abortive riot in a week The first on July 26 took three hours to break up Tuesday nights was stopped in 30 minutes Sheriff Owen Kilday a brother of Rep Paul Kilday wept as he told of firing the fatal bul let into Rudolfo Escobedo 27 as his night an airconditioner Canadian visit j Of Schmidt she says I loved j him very much After all he isi About Runoff Necessary After Close Vote in Mississippi Primary JACKSON Miss Mis sissippi gubernatorial primary Wednesday developed in a downto thewire race between three front running candidates An Aug 23 runoff will be necessary to deter mine the winner All the hopefuls for the states top office ran on a strong pro segregation platform in Tuesdays Democratic primary Party offi cials said Negro ballots at some spots would be challenged Paul B Johnson son of a late governor held to a narrow lead and appeared certain of a place in the runoff Running neck and neck for second place were former Gov Fielding Wright and Atty Gen J P Coleman Jackson attorney Ross Barnett lagged in fourth place and Mrs Mary Cain Summit newspaper editor bowed out Wednesday i the father of my child But I was only with him a few weeks before he went Of Fine Were very happy I dont like it up here in the woods but hes been a good husband and I love Fine himself says little about the strange situation WOMAN IS CANTOR OCEANSIDE N Y A 31 yearold mother Betty Robbins has been named cantor of the lo cal Reform Jewish synagogue She is believed to be the first woman ever appointed a cantor who as sists the rabbi by chanting parts of the service The Weather Mason City Quite hot Iowa Continued hot Minnesota Scattered rain Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Wed HOT nesday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum riot flared to a climax about 9 Kilday said he shot Escobedo in self defense Escobedo the sheriff was brandishing a large tray and refused to put it down as the sheriff ordered When Es cobedo started to throw the tray at him the officer declared I shot Kilday joined nine other officers in putting down the riot He said about 40 shots were fired includ ing paraffin bullets He said he ordered live ammunition used on ly after the dummy slugs failed to quell the rioters MRS PAUL QUEEN OF THE FOREST CITY CENTENNIAL STANpS AT CENTER STAGE DURING GIGANTIC PAGEANT State Heat Wave in Ninth Day No Relief in Sight DES MOINES heat wave moved into its 9th day Wed nesday with still no relief in sight The Weather Bureau in fact said the 30day outlook is for a hot dry August Temperatures Tuesday were a few degrees cooler but humidity was excessively high Tempera tures ranged from 90 at Dubuque to 102 Jt Marengo Low readings early Wednesday were from 71 at Mason City tnd Lamoni to 79 at Sioux City The number of deaths in Iowa in which heat vvas a factor had risen to 28 for the nineday period Latest victims include Vernon C Kramer 54 Sioux City Mrs Til ley Riches 60 Cedar Rapids and Robert Law 66 Marion j 1 President Backed on Policy To Reconvene on Jan 3 WASHINGTON wran gles of the last few days turned to mutual compliments and rollocking good humor as Congress ended its sevenmonth session early Wednes day President Eisenhower relayed his regards and apparently an overall satisfaction to the Democraticcon trolled Congress which had strong y supported him in foreign policy matters and given him much asked in the domestic field A halfdozen major bills and cores of lesser ones had been rushed to his desk hi the final long day and night of this first session of the 84th Congress These in cluded bills on housing polio vac cine the local transit strike de ense production loans to small business and a money bill to fi nance Congress itself Somt Displeasure Eisenhower had expressed dis pleasure with some features of the lousing bill but some Republican eaders discounted the talk that he might summon a special session to deal with the issue again Barring a special session Con gress will return next Jan 3 Adjournment came two working days after the target date which Democratic leaders had fixed That fairlyremarkable Congress has frequently missed by as much as two weeks in recent years The House quit at Iowa The Senate followed at Many Senate and House mem bers already had ieft the capital or home or on trips planned in the jxpectation Congress would quit Saturday as originally planned Tew others were expected to stay ong in Washingtons it reached a steamy 98 hough a few committee hearings were planned for the next few days Left in midair were controver sial proposals for construction of atomic merchant Vessels highway buildings school construction ex emption of natural gas producers r o m federal regulation Upper Colorado River development cus oms simplification rigid farm srice supports and expanded so cial security benefits All these measures were passed by one House but ignored by the other They remain alive to touch off new disputes in the 1956 elec ion year session No action The legislators took no action oa several recommendations Eisen hower is expected to renew next year These include proposals for lib eralizing the refugee admission act increasing postal rates lower ing the voting age to 18 loans for owincome farmers federal re nsurance of health programs pay increases for top government ex ecutives and revision of the Taft lartley labor relations act Looming on the horizon for 1956 when the Democrats still will con rol both Houses barring upsets caused by deaths are expected new proposals to cut taxes and a howdown fight over Democratic upported efforts to restore rigid arm price supports The House wound up its business in a carnival atmosphere Sena ors less boisterous passed jound compliments Then in a hamber from which nearly all his olleagues had departed Sen Morse DOre spoke on into the night Morse said he had come armed rith the texts of more speeches dered their texts published in the congressional record delivered one saying Eisenhower should call Congress back into session to act on SAME DATE W4441 Black J4 fcrantl
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