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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 19, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI MIWSPAFIR THAT MAKIS ALL MOUTH I 0 W A N S NIlCHlOtS HOME EDITION VOL LXI MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SIPTEMIBR If 19S5 PtfM two i OM One Mans Opinion A Rarfw CMnitwntanr ly W EARL HALL Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE WTAB Omhcf Uf WOL Ittfli t3M Americas New Reserve Setup TT was my good fortune and pleasant experience not long ago to spend a couple days at Camp McCoy where the annual training period for Army Reserv ists from my state was under way What 1 saw what I heard and what I felt was extremely im pressive 1 liked it so much that Im going to make it the subject of this little visit with you Ill be expanding on and interpreting what 1 examined at close range in the rugged Wisconsin camp site It may seem strange to you of a paradox that our young men could become enthusi astic over things military at the very time when were being told that a shooting war is fading as an immediate possibility The Russians are smiling as they never smiled before peacetime business in the U S is booming In short the likes of Salerno Koreas Kumwha Valley and the Yalu River air battles are pretty inuch out of mind But the Army Reservists through their actions and their words demonstrated at Camp McCoy as they do at their weekly getto gethers in their numerous home communities throughout the land that they are in dead earnest about this business of keeping America militarily strong Many Know War First Hand Many of the men currently in the Reserve program are veterans of past conflicts More than a few of the officers and men of the 103rd Infantry Division our lowa Minneiota unit served actively WarldWar II and the Korea police action These young men and they are PRINCIPALS IN RACE trial of two white men accused of murdering a Chicago Negro boy began Monday at Sumner Miss Shown in the top photo left to right are J W Milem 35 and his halfbrother Roy Bryant 24 the accused and Bryants wife Emmett Till left lower photo was the victim The state charges the men shot the boy and threw his body into a river after he allegedly whistled at Bryants wife The boys mother a key witness is at center while Circuit Judge Curtis Swango right is presiding AT DAVENPORT West Seeking Package European Security Deal WASHINGTON un mafic Mid Mwtrfay that wcwrity trtatr which HM Unitwl mutt inclvcU Gtrmany a Ml and active scapa and provitwm of a security pact will Mwght among United Statti Britain and Garmany in ba thit secret talks are aimed at working eut a deal by which Weittrn leaders will hope persuade the Soviet Union to agree German unification en Western terms The Western talks will spread ever a period of several weeks and wp to the time that Secre tary of State Dulles British For eign Secretary Harold MacMillan and French Foreign Minister An toine Pinay meet with Russias V M Melotov at Geneva on Oct n Dulles returned to his desk Sat urday after two weeks of vaca tion He began intensive planning of Western strategy for the forth coming Geneva foreign minis ters conference which is expect ed to produce hard bargaining on Germany and other European problems despite the soft talk exchanged by President Eisen hower and Soviet Premier Bul ganin at the Big Four summit sessions last July The United States has been de veloping a variety of proposals for dealing with the German and European security problems in the hopo that the combination of pressures such as Russias pre sumed need for trade with the West and inducements such as new security guarantees in Europe can change Russias titudo on unification The present Soviet policy is that the time is not ripe for merging East and West Germany and wont be until Germany can definitely be broken away from the Western alliance In effect Russia appears ready to stand on the present division of Europe indefinitely That probably ex plains as much as any one factor can the Soviet desire to estab lish diplomatic relations with the West German government after yoars of denouncing it Dulles believes that any pack age deal with which the West seeks to encourage Russias in terest in unifying Germany will have to include at least throe items 1 A security treaty to assure Russia against any new German aggression 2 A guarantee by the Western Powers that East Germany would not be used as the place for NATOs forward strategy 3 Limited disarmament in Europe thinking that this may prove to be one of the practical results of the prospective Big Four negotiations Juan Peron Agrees to Resign if Eastern Coast Whipped by Powerful Hurricane knows what it Is like to his head and be shot at by somebody bent on killing him He knows from experience the soundj Woman Admits Slaying Husband During Fight DAVENPORT said Monda Mrs Charles Bowden 54 had admitted in a signed statement that she had struck her common tbe couples in downtown Davenport early Saturday Bowden 63 was found dead in a hallway outside the Bowden apart ment and police said he apparently bled to death after being struck Lightship Torn Loose by Winds lone Hits in Full Fury from Our Wire HATTERAS Hurricane lone swept inland over the North j Carolina Coast Monday and 1 headed northward Beaches and inland cities took a pounding the violent winds and high tides Rain deluged the area far ahead of the storm center The mighty howler struck the extreme eastern end of North Car oUna already punished by previ ous visitations from the tropics and aimed at Norfolk 140 miles to the northnorthwest No deaths or injuries were re on the head several times with of an incoming artillery or mortar sharP instrument round and the potential for dam ge Jlrs Bowden who underwent lie detector tests at Iowa City over But these same men also know1116 weekend pleaded innocent the thrill of They know wflen arraigned in police court on the rumble of tanks moving manslaughter charge Monday ward the stacatto was set at and the vance of American troops and thejuntil Tuesday She asked the court Indescribable relief that comes10 name an attorney to defend with the announcement of an Serbs of Arguments armistice Why Then why in the face of these experiences brought by war do these men continue to live as part 17 Injured in Bus Accident storm but the coast all the way to New England was alerted for what appeared to be the years mightiest hurricane Lashing winds and mountainous waves tore the Diamond Shoals LARRY ECKHARDT ExMason City Athlete Dies in Accident fO Larry Butler Raps Remarks by GOP Chiefs Convention Plans Aired BEMIDJI A former CHICAGO UP Democratic National Chairman Paul M Butler Monday charged the Eisenhower administration with taking a cal lous and unsympathetic atti tude toward the collapsing farm Butler accused President Eisen hower of extending lavish help to his big business friends while feeling it fs wrong to save the Butler issued a statement at the start of the first meeting of a 15 member agricultural advisory committee he named to work out a Democratic farm policy Repub lican leaders were meeting in the jsame hotel to discuss mechanics Of their 1956 convention Situation Butler attacked recent Republi ml AP Wirephoto PATH OF is the route of Hurricane lone which is passing over several Eastern seaboard states The storm is led by 120miieanhour winds afternoon two miles ffl time civilian parttime military men This is a question frequently asked It is one that should be both asked and answered because its ihicles into the ditch and injuring Detective CapL John Brennen critically said Mrs Bowden told of a series of arguments with her husband in a Rock Island tavern Friday night where the couple had spent several hours After returning home shortly midnight Mrs Bowden said In critical condition at St Olaf s Hospital was Martin W Clark 24 Austin driver of the panel truck He suffered a leg fracture and head and chest in juries Of 16 other persons checked treated and released or hospital premise of our nations current re aerve program The question provides me withj grabbed something in the car seat to defend herself in a was listed as critical The bus northbound from Charles City to Minneapolis andj for such a program Likewise it Brennan said the instrument wasjthe truck came together at the in provides me with an opportunitys oneinch wood chisel which ofjtersection of U S 218 and a side an opportunity to explain the lightship from her moorings atiMason city outh Larr Eckhardt and set her adrift at20 Blackduck died Sun jday afternoon in a Bemidji hos pital from injuries received in a headon auto collision near Bemidji A Coast Guard spokesman saidearlier in the day lones mercy Taken in Armed Holdup at Cab Stand Presidents Fate Held by Army Resort City Is Shelled BUENOS AIRES LB President Juan D Peron offered Monday to resign leaving the decision up to the army The army in turn moved to undertake peace talks with rebel forces Maj Gen Franklin Lucero army chief named a group of generals to carry on negotiations with the forces that have waged civil war against the Peron regime for the last four days 7 Almost simultaneously Santiago Cardinal Copeflo Roman Csiholie archbishop of Buenos Aires called on Argentines to work to restore peace to the nation He made this appeal in a statement broadcast over the state radio It was the first time any statement from the cardinal had been broadcast over the official radio since the contro versy between the Peron govern can statements on the farm price p0uce jiondav were ment and tte cnurcn Droke out i Richard M Nixon Agriculture November Hall the vessel was underway trying to maintain her position The light ship was under standing orders to hold her post at all costs to warn other ships away from the rocky shallows some 13 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras light The light ship with 15 men aboard measures only 128 feet Thats like a canoe out the Coast Guards spokesman said The Coast Guard cutter Mendota a 53 armed robbery from the Yellow Cab 120 1st N early morning Officers said National Chairman Leonardbandit walked into the cab clear ttat his fate was in the j jjj of the army The statement Signed to resign made out of Charleston was or The accident occurred on High car driven by David Beleair of midji in which Larry his brother Ronald and Richard Buhl were riding collided with one driven by Clifford Carlson Beleair was at tempting to pass another car at the time of the crash Critical Condition Ronald Eckhardt suffered two iTo me their statements seem Jilltempered and unsympathetic as jif these officials were irritated jwith the farmers for spoiling the administrations claims of univer sal Butler said Meanwhile top officials of both parties met to talk over plans for the conventions which will choose the nominees in the 1956 race The party leaders hoped to decide how to streamline the conventions and demanded all the money from dispatcher Marion Ficks 1604 N Federal Uvas made in a signed speech read over the state radio by War Min lister Gen Franklin Lucero The man was carrying a silver The government earlier Monday revolver in his left hand police said and wore a brown hat pulled low over his eyes The dispatcher told police she gave him S43 of the firms money which was in a United Home Bank and Trust Co to help you your neighbors andficers found near Bowdens every citizen within ear shot to the apartment hallway itop come acquainted with the program Mrs Bowden told police she broken legs and head injuries which will be held in Chicago by while Beleair and Buhl are alsothe Democrats and in San Franj both hospitalized in Bemidji Alljcisco by the Republicans jthree are listed as being in criti s R rf WASHINGTON bv hospital authon BULLETIN which was in her wallet Police reported that three men j a red car with a cream top had sked the whereabouts of the cab i drivers shortly before 1 a m The offered to negotiate with the reb els who began a countrywide re volt last Friday The rebels reject ed the offer unless Peron got out The rebel radio station at Puerto Belgrano said the Argentine gov A aajuu guv bag She also turned over a bill ernment has accepted rebel condi tions for peace talks at sea and asked the rebel fleet in the River Plate to send a ship to Buenos Aires to pick up loyalist emis sairies bus came io rest on its mington N Wtather Bureau tie5 of the Armv Reserves Transportation Co and driven worked about two hours to try to President Eisenhower recentlystop the heavy flow of blood fromioy Ervin L Muth Minneapolis tigned into law a bill designed to her husbands numerous head undergird and strengthen the Re serve setup In fact the measure was signed at the very time of this encampment at McCoy visited by me Joined with the National Guard program which has proved Itself down through the years this reinforced Reserve plan accentuj the emphasis on the civilian factor in our national defense pat tern Brtak far The men participating in the Mc wounds Atktd for Aid She later called neighbors and asked for aid When it was dis covered that Bowden was dead police were called Mrs Bowden Saturday had told police she had gone up to the apartment while her husband re mained in the car Later she said Bowden pounded on the door She Workers at Harvester Plants Return to Job as Strike Ends CHICAGO first of CIO United Auto Workers returned to their jobs at Interna tional Hanester Co plants in six states Monday ending a four weekold strike Harvester and UAW negotiators Coy training program told me they heard a crash she said and found i way The Weather Maton City Fair cool Iowa Clear and cooler Mimwiota Gearing cool thought the bill which includes all him lying on his back in the hall the armed forces Army Marine Corps and Air Corps would prove a boon to teenagers without prior military service It ADOUt could prove most important to them While no official interpretation of the bill as signed by the President has been handed down from the Pentagon military authorities are confident it will be a break for lads between 17 and 18V4 years Up to now the future has been one big question mark for thou sands of youngsters just getting out of high school They faced a problem that we oldsters didnt have to cope with at least not in the same form The future has been loaded with uncertainties Imponderables for them The teenager knew he would be 4raftcd Or did he The current CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 COOLER Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Mon day Maximum Minimum At 8 Prccip YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 93 65 67 02 R6 advised Monday that Morehead City N has experienced its worst disaster in 33 years in Hur ricane jgunman may have been one of the Peron has been constitutional It was also possible that disputes imen seen earlier police said president nine years and before j over the seating of southern dele Eddie Rouse a cab driver nilprf mimtrv a xtron According to hospnaI authoritiesgates at conventionported the robbery to police at Bemidji Clifford Carlson reimigM boil up b the Democraticmonev was taken at about m 1C6 presiflent a broken neck and A ecial advisorv com a police said rnrn His nnithpr riarpnoo dered to proceed at full speed to the light ships aid The Mendota was 200 miles south of Cape Hat teras following the hurricane Winds in the area were reported 65 to 75 miles per hour and seas were Two Navy jet pilots who flew through the giant storm said they were awed by the monstrous seas it kicked up just before it hit the coast spinal cord His brother Clarence who was with him suffered a brok en jaw Eckhardt was the son of Mr and Mrs Lawrence H Eckhardt who formerly worked with Sears Roe buck Co in Mason City A year ago last June the family moved to Blackduck to manage a lake re sort Plan Marriaga Larry Eckhardt was engaged to Miss Patricia Clayburg daughter iof Mr and Mrs Marion E Clay mittees report on whether dele gates should be subjected to a party loyal oath was up for dis cussion The Republicans and Democrats held their convention talks in the same hotel the Conrad Hilton and both sides indicated they want to present better show to the tele visionradio audience next year NEW NURSE POLICY WASHINGTON W T h e Army Roadblocks were set up in sur rounding towns early Monday but were later taken down The gun man being sought wore faded blue shirt and trousers and white canvas gloves police said He was de scribed as between 40 and 55 years old and was of medium height think that a dispassionate in Stervention to face the problem and resolve it is Peron said in his statement Peron did not resign He simply said he was ready to do so for the good of the country City Bombarded Although my fighting spirit moves me to fight my patriotism and my love of the people induce HEADS VETS me personal he OMAHA UP Russell Lawjsaid Camp Dodge Iowa Sunday was Rebel forces bombarded elected president of the National del plataa seaside resort said Monday it will start commisAssn of the 34th Infantry m0es southwest of Buenos a new 3year contract and noti fication votes were held during the weekend Most of the strikers were exj there pected to go back to their jobs inj 18 plants Monday A complete A J t J M w ivi H tU JUll C j Ui IUC OllJU V J A limted Press reported at Newiburg 0 Mason city Thcy piannedlsioning male nurses as reserveat the closing session of Bern 40 miles from here saidjto be married next June Both wereisecond lieutenants the worst flooding conditions inattending Bemidji Teachers Col1 modern history were in prospect reunion here Special Warning work force was expected by Tues day The new contract includes a guaranteed annual wage plan a general 11cent hourly pay boost and a full union shop SAME Blirk traffic 14 The Washington AVeather Bureau issued a special warning that gales from lone probably will howl as far north as New England by Mon day night Trees were blown across roads at Manteo A number of win dows were cracked and shattered Flooding of basements was report ed at New Bern and Morehead City Rainswept debris clogged storm drains and sewers causing deep overflows in the streets The Red Cross manned disaster centers all along the coast The National Guard stood by with trucks to aid in evacuation of flooded areas Schools were closed in many sections tege He was a top athlete at Mason City High School and earned first team allstate honors as a tackle in football on the Iowa Daily Press j Association selections Eckhardt also was a weight man in track and saw some action as a basketball player He enrolled at the Univer sity of Iowa for his freshman yearjnorthern Boone Bounty appear tojin the vicinity Stout and Ives Bones Unearthed in Gravel Pit Said 1000 Years Old BOONE unearthed into be about 200 to 300 years oldJPm at which timethc broadcast a gravel pit near Ridgeport inJBut from arrowheads they foundsaid area would be the Aires and a threat to shell Eva I Peron the capital of Buenos Aires j Province only 35 miles away i A transmission from the rebel rfleet said port and oil depot instal lations had been hit by the naval Uhelling at Maradel Plata j The navy broadcast warned in jhabitants to evacuate the water 1 front area of Eva Peron before 1 in college later attending Mason City Junior College before trans ferring to Bemidji Teachers His brother Ron was graduated from Mason City High School last spring and was a member of the football and track squads Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 at the Major Memorial Chapel The Rev E A Biedermann pastor of the St James Lutheran Church will offi Iciate be years old or more two SUI anthropologists reported Sun day Dr David B Stout and John C Ives worked at the site over the weekend They removed parts of the skeletons of at least five bodies They took the bones back to the university for study eluded that they are much older than that The arrowheads are of either the late Archaic or early Woodland period the scientists said These periods ran from about to A good conservative estimate of the age of the bones Land operations seesawed in a welter of contradictory reports Ames Man Drowns in Little Wall Lake JEWELL UP Roy Warner 49 Ames drowned in Little Wail The skeletons were years by the gravel pit owner Sidney The two anthropologists said the Stumbo last week He notified thelsrravel pit located in an oxbow university ibend of the Des Moines River The bones at first were believtdiapparently once uas a village site they agreed would be tojLake near here Saturday while fishing from a boat A companion told authorities the outboard mo tor on their boat swung around suddenly and knocked Warner the water
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