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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 29, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                Nftfttt lowts Doily Nwspoptr EdUgrflorte MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T M I MIWSPAPIt THAT MAKIft ALL NOITN I O W A N S NII6MIOIS HOME EDITION VOL LXI mi NM ntf LMM Wkw MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUftUST If IMS Fijwr CoMliU rf Two Out To Condemn Site for New High School GOP FAVORS BUSINESS Truman in New Salvo tj Tkt Harry S Truman fired the first talvo of a threeday Michigan Democratic conference Sunday by accusing the Republican adminis tration of falling 100 per cent under the domination of big busi Truman told a news conference at Mackinac Island that One Mans Opinion A Redfe Commentary ly W CARL HALL Editor SCMIDULt KGLO UMMI WTA0 tatacr tMt Designed for Warm Weather TF its too warm for me to do any heavy thinking and it is I should be right in my assumption that listeners and readers are in the same fix So youre going to get a few unimportant recollections out of a reporters noth ing worthy of being called a com mentary j And the first of these has to do with no less a personage than President Dwight D Eisenhower and the first time I ever met him This particular recollection prompted by one of hia last press conferences before feavinc for his this domination started in Mich Tte former President said be did not want to discuss personali ties and he did not mention by name Secretary of Defense Wil son former General Motors presi dent and other Michigan business men in the Eisenhower admin istration Commenting on Demo cratic chances in 1956 Truman said it was not inevitable that Republi cans would win if President Eisen hower is nominated I think the man who will win the election is the one who has the best he said The former president reaffirmed his support of Adlai Stevenson Meanwhile in Washington Re publican National Chairman Leon ard W Hall declared in a state ment that Trumans current speech making sounded like a bitter frustrated Hall criticized both Truman and Democratic National Chair man vacation in Aatod hy he would seek reelection did a bit of sparring He talked about the imponderables of health and other things On the whole what he said in answer to the question was less revealing than his visit not long ago to the New England states That conld well hare been in the nature of political fencebuilding Iti Wit But this recollection of mine goes back to a chilly gray day in Janu ary 1952 when in company with a dozen other newspaper maga zine and radio men I had the privilege of lunching with Gen Eisenhower at his NATO head quarters in suburban Paris At that time one question was uppermost in the minds of all Americans Will Ike Eisenhower accept the GOP nomination if it is tendered Any reporter who could supply the right answer to that one as a scoop would have had a first mort gage on the Pulitzer prize in jour nalism for the year I tried and failed But t went down fighting It was like this General I said as we marched down an amazingly long corridor of the NATO head quarters building on our way to lunch it might interest you to know that at this very moment I am supposed to be sitting down at a luncheon in the Palmer House Chicago with a company of mid Former Officer Indicted in Holohan Case Perjury Claimed in 53 Hearing WASHINGTON federal grand jury Monday indicted for mer Army Lt AJdo Icardi on eight counts of perjury growing out of the mysterious claying of Maj Wil liam V Holonaain World War IL The indictment charged that Icardi now a Pittsburgh lawyer perjured himself in testimony be fore a House Armed Services subr committee in 1953 Icardi stated at the hearing that Holohan was killed by an enemy band that attacked a mission that the major was lead ing behind eaemy lines in Italy SUin in 1944 Holohan was slain in 1944 while on a top secret cloak and dagger mission of the Office of Strategic Services His covered until found in a weighted sleeping bag at the bottom of Lake Orta An Italian court ruled in 1953 that Holohans death was plotted by leardi and former Sgt Carl Lo dolce of Rochester but courts refused to extradite the two Paul M Butler for what ne called their intemperate remarks at a meeting of the Indiana Democratic Editorial Assn Saturday in French Lick Ind With no real issue to take to the people its obvious they are going to rely on smears and per sonal attacks on President Eisen hower and Vice President Hall said In his French Lick speech Tru man accused Eisenhower of mis representation and Vice President Nixon said in New York Sunday night There is no issue we would like better for 1956 than to let the American people chose between the Truman record on domestic and foreign policies and the Eisenhower rec Washington observers say moves among Southern Democrats Loward forming an antiStevenson bloc appear to be foundering for lack of agreement on another candidate for president The recent announcement of Sen Russell before he left for Europe that he definitely will not run again apparently has removed the chief challenger around whom Dixie Democrats opposed to Adlai E Stevenson could have rallied Stevenson the former governor of Illinois who won the Demo cratic presidential nomination in 1952 hasnt yet announced his plans for 1956 But it is widely believed that he will try again Thus far no other possible op ponent has emerged who seems likely to command anywhere near as much Southern supports as Russell did in 1952 when he got 268 5 short of the first ballot at the convention All but 48 of Russells votes came from the South Sen Kefauver who topped both Russell and Steven son with 340 on the first ballot may make a new try next year But Kefauver is no favorite of Dixie Democrats as evidenced by the fact that only 41 of his 1952 votes came from the South body was not dis 1949 when it was United States government men The opened a new investigation into the 11yearold slaying last Aug 15 when the Justice Department put the case before a grand jurv 13 Testified Thirteen Italians including three priests and the police lieutenant who recovered Holohans body from the lake were summoned to testify The jurys report Monday charged that Icardi lied to the House committee investigating Hol ohans death on these instances 1 That Holohan left the Villa Castel Munvo alive on the night westerners bent on making you thejof Dec 6 1944 The body of Holo 1952 Republican nominee for the ban the indictment said had been Witting Their Timt Then I paused and added Would you say they are wasting their time To dramatize the situation I should have explained I had re moved a watch from my vest pocket The hands pointed to high noon Actually of course the time in Chicago at that moment was early morning due to the zone dif ferential But who bothers himself about such minor matters on an occasion like this The smiling man with all the on bis jacket might have made me famous with an affirma tive even a negative an swer But that isnt what he did He just smiled one of those infec tious smiles for which he is famous and drawled That is interesting Mr Hall very Subject Changed Now I ask you to try making something earthshaking out of that The situation seemed to call for a change of subject We turned to a discussion of some mutual friends For example a neighbor of mine Gen Hanford MacNider was alluded to by Gen Eisenhower my first civilian That back to the days when Mac Nider was assistant Secretary of CONTINUtD ON PAGI I carried by Icardi and Lodolce to the shore of Lake Orta on that night 2 When he said he did not know that poison had been placed in Holohans soup on the night of Dec 3 When he said that he and Lo dolce did not toss mine who was Holohan a coin to deter going to kill Officer Was Neglected by Reds Charges PANMUNJOM Korea The Command Monday charged the Communists with gross neglect of Lt Guy H Bumpass while the wounded flier was in Red hands Maj Gen Harland C Parks sen ior Allied delegate to the Military Armistice Commission told the Communists at a meeting Bumpass could not recall receiving any med ical treatment until the second night after his plane crashed Parks showed the Communists Xray plates showing Bumpass suf fered fractured skull in the crash Bumpass wfeo was returned by the Communists last week was re ported still in serious condition in an air base hospital near Tokyo RITA HAYWORTH Haymes Says Rita Walked Out on Him HOLLYWOOD W Crooner Dick Haymes said Monday that his wife actress Rita Hiywerth his left him He added in a statement issued through representative I am so distraught I een hard ly even talk but t love her and I know we will get back together I em very unhappy about it I cant even tell you what ciused it All I know is that Rita was not home Sunday night She took the children end I dont know where she is at this The singer wherecently wen e fight to prevent the government from deporting him to his native Argentine es alien ille m country d i d net disclose the rift There we re reports the c e w p I e clashed ever both personal HAYMES matters end his management of her career Miss Heyworth former wife of Moslem Prince Aly Khan hes been on suspension at her studio for refusing to report for work in film Nixon Blames Russians for 5 Roadblocks in Path of Peace BOSTON Mass Presi dent Nixon said Monday there are five roadblocks in the path of peace and only Soviet leaders have the power to remove them The five roadblocks Nixon told the Veterans of Foreign Wars 1 The unnatural division of Germany which is caused by the Soviet refusal to agree to free 2 The armaments race and the fear qf surprise atomic attackj which will continue until Soviet leaders agree to an adequate inj spection 3 The Iron Curtain of barbed wire land mines and machine guns which they have erected through the middle of 4 The colonial status of the Communist satellite states of East ern 5 The network of Moscow directed Communist subversion and espionage which extends into every free country of the As long as these factors exist there can be no real peace in Eu rope and in the rest of the Nixon said in a speech prepared for the VFWs 56th national en campment AP Wlrepholo HELD IN E Gulps 30 Port Dodge is shown when he was captured Saturday after his divorced wife Josephine 29 was murdered in a gas station They have seven small children 93 Acres at Citys East Edge Property to Be Appraised Aerial Picture Page 13 Condemnation of acres at the east edge of Mason City as the site for a future public high school was begun Monday by the Inde pendent School District of Mason City The tract is located between 4th Highway 18 and the Winne bago River with a frontage of feet on the north side of the highway from Taylor Bridge west ward The west property line is feet long to the river and ex actly miles from Federal Ave The school board Monday peti tioned the Cerro Gordo County sheriff to appoint a condemnation commission of six to appraise the property Contract Buyer B T Greenward LaCrescent is the contract buyer from the Liberty Plan Oklahoma City Eula Mae Hardwick Ada and John A Senneff Masonj City attorney are mortgage hold ers As soon as the condemnation commission fixes the price and the school district deposits a warrant for that amount with the sheriff the district takes possession of the property The committee of citizens ap pointed last winter by the school board to study possible locations for a new high school voted unan imously in June to recommend the tb 1 ill lowed a study by a subcommittee which included all tracts of 40 acres or more within the city lim its The school board two weeks ago made an offer of an acre to Greenward His reply to theoffer failed to make any definite commitment however The board then ordered its attorneys to start condemna tion proceedings Already Sold Title to the land was established in the Liberty Plan by Fed eral District Court proceedings in May Immediately afterward the school board made an offer to the Liberty Plan but was told that the land already was sold to Greenward The school board ordered imme diate condemnation in order to forestall any further transactions involving the property according to discussion at a special meeting A committee of two men from each of the Catholic parishes in Mason City already has begun ne gotiations with the school board for the possible purchase of the present Mason City High School building Bernard Man Dies in 2Car Crash GARRY OWEN Noonan 64 Bernard Iowa was killed and three other persons injured in the collision of Noonans car and one driven by his nephew near here The nephew Glen Noonan 30 was reported in fair condition at University Hospitals in Iowa City His motherinlaw Mrs Edna Mc Devitt 56 was reported in seri ous condition at the same hospital His 2yearold daughter Karen was in fair condition at a Monti cello hospital Garry Owen is in the northwest corner of Jackson County about 15 miles southwest of Dubuque Man Dies in Plunge Over Niagara Falls NIAGARA FALLS A prominent Buffalo investment counsel was swept over the brink of the 167foot American Falls to his death Sunday Robert E Persons 58 East Au rora died 18 minutes after firemen rescued him from a rocky ledge about 35 feet below the top of the cataract where he had clung foj five hours Authorities said it was the first time in mem ory that a person has been swept over the falls and escaped instant death They said Persons appar ently landed on the narrow rock ledge after leaping into the upper rapids about Sunday AP Wirephoca CLOSE IN ON Detroit policemen cover a third officer who fired one of 40 tear gas bombs into the home of Luther Rollins 44 Rollins a gun collector charged with disturbing the peace held off 200 officers for four hours before being shot as he tried to escape through a rear door Frances Cabinet Approves Plan to End Moroccan War Faure Given Support in Heated Debate lowan Injured in Fall From Chicago Hotel CHICAGO A Burlington Iowa housewife remained in crit ical condition at a hospital here Monday with injuries suffered in a plunge from the ninth floor of a Loop hotel Hospital attendants reported Mrs Virginia Karmia 27 Burling ton suffered fractures of both arms and legs a possible skull rracture and internal injuries rs Karmia registered at the Planters Hotel Saturday night with ler husband Sid and their 4 yearold daughter Sandra Karmia told police he caught his wife by the leg about midnight as she was trying to climb through the window of their room He pulled her back into the room and she went back to bed he said About an hour later Karmia re ated he awakened in time to see lis wife dart down a hallway and ap over the fire escape Karmia said he had brought his wife to Chicago for psychiatric treatment 3 Killed W Hurt in Shell Blast EL PASO Tex artillery shell exploded amid group ef children gathered around a small fire Sunday night killing three of them injuring 10 other per sons two critically Police said the explosive was a 90 millimeter shell which some of the children found on a picnic a few ago The Fort Bliss Army artillery center is located near El Paso and the center var ious firing ranges in the But it wis not known whether the children picked up the shell on one of these ranges Much Cooler Air Coming 2 lowons Die in Missouri Crash HARRIS Mo tfvJohn Earl 37 Baxter Iowa and his 2monthold daughter Deborah Ann were killed Sunday in an auto collision Five others were injured The accident occurred five miles north of Harris The John Earl and Nova Earl families were en route to Harris to attend a family reunion Nova Earl 45 Mingo Iowa driver of the car in which the two families were riding was injured critically Also critically hurt was Marilyn Earl 2 daughter of John Earl By The AafocUtcd Press A major weather change marked by a cooling trend and rainfall was taking place in Iowa Monday The Weather Bureau said the coolness and moisture will increase over the next couple of days Cool Canadian air which already has brought readings in the 40s in North Dakota is moving into Iowa and will cover the entire state Tuesday the forecasters said The cooler air is colliding with warm moist air from the south and has touched off showers and thunderstorms The rain began in western Iowa and spread into cen tral Iowa during the morning Good soaking rains were expect ed in south central Iowa Monday night Boy 6 Runs Into Street Is Killed DES MOINES IrVA 6yearold boy was killed Sunday night as he dashed into the street and ran into the side of a semitrailer truck Dead was David Fuhrig son of Mr and Mrs A H Fuhrig who live near the scene of the accident Police Patrolman Joe William son said the truck driver Ulan Samuel Miller 37 of St Josephs was charged with failure to use the city truck route and hav ing no chauffeurs license About The Weather Mason City Cloudy cooler Iowa Showers cool Minnesota Fair cool PARIS French cab inet Monday approved the pro posals of Premier Edgar Faure for ending the bloody Moroccan up rising The decision to support Faure was taken in a stormy 13hour cabinet session which at times threatened to topple his govern ment Faures plan calls for the ouster of both the Freach resident gen eral Gilbert Grandval who is hated by French colonials and rightwing elements of parliament for his soft policy in Morocco and Sultan Sidi Mohammed Mou lay Ben Arafa who is bitterly at tacked by the Moroccan national ists The premier hopes by the hvo moves to appease both the nation alists and the French who have de manded a more stern policy to ward them by the resident general New Council Informed sources said the cab inet agreed to accept Grandvals resignation within the nest day or two and will appoint Tunisian Resident General Pierre Boyer de la Tour to take his place If he accepts the government will ask Boyer de la Tour to leave for Rabat on Thursday to assume his difficult new post He served as resident general in the sister French North African protectorate of Tunisia while the difficult home rule agreement for that area was negotiated there His Plan The Faure compromise plan calls for formation of a Moroccan throne council to take over the powers of the sultan The council then will form by Sept 12 a repre sentative Moroccan government including nationalists After that has been completed the Moroccan government will ne gotiate with the French home rule reforms less farreaching than those accorded Tunisia But the reforms will end the direct rule of the protectorate from Paris SHOWERS Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Mon day Maximum 95 Minimum 65 At 8 66 Precip 18 YEAR AGO Maximum 88 Minimum 63 SAM6 OATE1M4W   

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