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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 24, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                lowct Doily Ncwtpoptr MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSrAFfft THAT MAKIS A L I N 0 T H IOWANS N I I C M I 0 R S HOME EDITION vot txi FMM Mtf rail MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY flFTIMIER 24 19SS Tkin Paper Cowiits of Two River Dragged in Search for Boy MURDER COUNT FAILS White Men Face Kidnap Charge SUMNER Miss all white jury composed main ly of Delta cotton farmers Friday acquitted two white store keepers of the murder of a 14yearold Chicago Negro boy but the halfbrothers spent the night in a neighboring county jail Roy Bryant 24 and John Milam 36 still face charges of kidnaping Emmett Louis Till from the sharecropper shack in Leflore County ewhere he was vacationing with Ms uncle Mose Wright The two men were tried in Talla hatchie County because a battered bullet pierced body buried as Tills but later rejected by the fished from the muddy Tallahatchie River inside the coun ty line Jury Foreman J A Shaw said identification of the body was the deciding factor in the one hour seven minute deliberation that re j suited in an innocent verdict on I the third ballot Called Shameful The verdict is as shameful as it is said the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in a statement from its New York headquarters Blast From Shotgun Rips Auto NonStriker Not Injured DBS MOINES UP A non striking employe of the Western Tool Stamping Co was fired upon with a shotgun Friday night as he sat in his car in the driveway of his home at Altoona near here But Donald A Davis 27 was un burt He said be believed the as sailant only meant to damage the car and did not know Davis was in it since the lights and engine were off The shooting was the latest in a series of incidents of violence which have punctuated the 35day old strike of about CIO United Auto Workers employes at the firm About 30 have returned to wort Car Davis a foremiC police he was a member of Local 562 of the union until last April when he quit for personal The plant was closed Aug 22 The company reopened it last Wednesday Davis said he spotted a car mov ing slowly past his home twice Fri day night He said he got into his car which was facing out of thejbut sharply criticized defense wit DAftRELL SHERRILL The jurors who returned it de serve a medal from the Kremlin for meritorious service in Com munisms war against Bryant and Milan spent the Kosario Lonardi Moves fo End Unrest Near Rosario BUENOS AIRES Provision al President Eckiardo Lenardi premitine to defend democracy Saturday bMan the of rebuilding the Argentine government from the wreckage of ditcarcied of hit first major was to ojwell flickering violence staged by die hard supporters of ousted Peron in Buenos Aires and night in the Leflore County jail in Greenwood when their attorneys differed with state officers over the amount of bond needed for their release under the kidnap charges Expected It At the allNegro town of Mound Bayou Mrs Bradley said she left before the jory came I was expecting an acquittal and I didnt want to be there when it She was accompanied by Rep Charles Diggs a Negro congress man from Michigan who attended the trial Like the NAACP Diggs praised the judge and prosecution driveway and the auto came past again It stopped about 60 feet away The first clith since the revolution which toppled Perons dictatorship erupted in Rosario 17V miles northwest of Buonos and Argentinas second lartett city Reports from Rosario said die hard Perenlstai fought pitched Dorrell Sherrill Missing Scouts Join in Hunt Hundreds of Mason City Boy Scouts joined Saturday afternoon in an expanding search for Dar rett Sherrill 8V4 son of Mr and Mrs Harold Kaler Pennington Trailer Court The scouts and other volunteers scoured the area along the banks of the Winnebago River where the missing boy was last seen late Friday Firemen and deputy sheriffs meanwhile dragged the river bed Authorities opened the spillway in the sugar company dam at noon a lower the water above the bridge on Highway 65 north of Ma son City in belief that the boy may iave slipped into the muddy river Officers continued dragging opera tions as the waters sloxvly receded during the afternoon Starch The younger scouts joined ex plorers of Post 8 who had been searching the woods south of the river since early morning High way Patrolman Dean Kemmererj flew low over the area in a light j plane owned by Deputy Sheriff Duanc Mayfield i The boy was last seen at Friday by M D Route 4 who was in bis pasture at the time He said the boy was in the woods on the south side of the river and going in the direction of Highway 65 The lads home is on the north bank beside the highway Erlier the youth had gone from Lime Creek 8 Sbool where he DRAGGING sheriffs in rowboats drag the Winnebago River above the bridge on Highway 65 in the search for Darrell Sherrill 8 missing since early Fri day evening Water in the river is low but very muddy The dragging operations involve more than a mile of the river above the dam and bridge Bulganin Scuttles Arms Plan t 65 Die 100 Injured at Rail Crossing nesses and the jury Dist Alty Stanny Sanders of Lej qy ArfiOV U144LUJEJ a tJPG i I IV VI and a shotgun blast ripped into the fiore County said he would seek fighting front of the car Sa kidnap indictment at the Novem Tbe worker a constable of of the grand jury battle in me with the tri is in the third grade to play with a classmate Leonard lives about a half mile west on the American Crystal Sugar Co road He telephoned his mother about from the Arp farm and asked if he could ride a horse CMS Into Woods His mother told him no and that he had better come home in about an hour According to the Arps the boy left their home j shortly after 5 He took a path that runs into the woods along the wmphant rewMionarr army in a way of disorders Friday nifht and early Saturday Planes of the new antiPeron government peurod tear gas bombs on several hundred massed Peronistas mostly ers and tank supported troops bore down on the holdouts Sev eral persons were reported killed many were wounded and many rioters were arrested before me Moving swiftly to clamp down I south bank of the Winnebago Riv township for five years said hej immediately started up his car and chased the other for two miles at speeds up to 80 miles per hour He said he had to stop because the shotgun blast had punctured his radiator 20 to 30 times and the leak ing water fouled his spark plugs The grille and hood were dented the right headlight broken and the windshield was pocked Paint Bombs Eggs He said the car was a 1955 two tone green Oldsmobile sedan with Iowa plate but he could not read the number Light globe paint bombs have been tossed into a home bricks thrown through windows of a resi on the Rosario disorders the jcr The men were indicted for kid Lonardi governments first army I Kaler a truck driver said the aping by a Tallahatchie County command warned that anyone boy was not a very good swimmer jury but Judge Swango seen on the streets after 8 He said his family had been in Ma woutd be shot on The Explosives Touched Off in Mexico GOMEZ PALACIO Mexico trucks loaded with nine tons of dynamite smashed into a crowd ed passenger and freight train at a crossing Friday night setting off a tremendous explosion that killed at least 65 persons and injured 100 others Authorities feared the toll would rise They said many of the in jured were not expected to live At east 12 of the dead were children The two drivers apparently were racing their trucks each loaded with four and onehalf tons of the nigh explosives and were so intent on their competition they did not dropped the charge at the request of Chatham when the neighboring army sped reinforcements to county took jurisdiction i Rosario Garner Implement Firm Hit by Second Fire in Month GARNER early Saturdayunder control by Some completed the destruction of the 150 townspeople assisted the fire John Deere Farm Implement Co here A blaze Aug 31 previously had caused an estimated fighting crews in evacuating tires oil and farm implement parts from the burning building son City only since the middle of June and that the youth had never wandered off before and had al ways been prompt about coming home The Kalers came from Los Angeles Mrs Kaler said her son afraid of the dark and so had not become worried until sundown She called the sheriff at p m Sheriff Jerry Allen and his deputies together with a number of neigh bors and friends embarked on a hunt in the area which lasted until about midnight They went through the mill and grounds at the sugar Officials said at one time 12 hosePlant and checked farm buildings see the train They hit it at full Gaping Hole The explosion tore a gaping hole Eisenhower Has Digestive Upset Remaining in Bed DENVER President Eisenhower suffered a digestive upset during the and failed to turn up at his vacation office at the usual time Saturday morning Murray Snyder assistant White House press secretary told newsmen that Eisenhowers personal physician Mai Gen Howard M Snyder was summoned the night and was with ii few Murray Snyder announced Ifjie comes in to his office at all it will not be until considerably Asked whether the ailment was serious the press secretary replied that all I know was what Dr Snyder had told that it was a digestive Snyder said Eisenhower was remain ing in bed for the time being It was the Presidents first known illness in many months and it served to recall his statement of last August that the state of his health next year would be a factor in determining whether he runs for reelection Cold Water Dashed on Proposals DENVER President Eisen hower Saturday was reported to feel tbat in tie ground and leveDed houses near the scene of the blast The balcony of a movie theater inj Gomez Palacio a mile and a half j away collapsed from the force of i the explosion and the moviegoers fled in panic but none were in jured chief executives predisarma ment may be deliberately ignoring the programs essence In a Bulganin to jsenhower message which the Den ver White House made public late Friday the Kremlin leader ap peared to have scuttled for the foreseeable future the Presidents proposal for mutual aerial inspec tion and exchange of military blue prints Here and at U N headquarters i in New York the word was that j American officials from Eisen i bower down feel that Bulgania either missed or chose to ignore the basic point the President had in mind in setting forth his plan at the Geneva Big Four confer ence Mutual Confidence That point was that the program the Foreign Office scandal of Britains runaway spies might leadjwas to be preliminary to disarma British White Paper About Missing Scientists Rapped by Majority of Newspapers LONDON member of Parliament expressed fear Saturday nonstriker also said he was ra Jim Howie ownerjlincs were on the fire The adjom punched in the nose and business and Garner fire j ing DX station operated by Asa said they were threatened The company has protested the acts of but union of ficials said they know of no union member who take part in any of them and said the company itself was not above doing them them departmcnt believed to officials the have started fire is as the result of a shortcircuit in a tem porary lighting hookup Clarence Niemeyer assistant chief of the fire department said that the blaze was reported by Rod Gibbs escaped damage entirely That building had suffered heavy and the woods but turned up noj sign of the boy Seldom Swam Officers were fearful Saturday The engine and all three cars of the mixed passengers and freight train a local running from Tor reon to Chihuahua were destroyed The engine and one truck was found 700 yards away No trace was found of the bodies of the driv ers All the crewmen aboard the train and most of the passengers were killed Many of the dead and inJBy The Associated press to a resurgence of McCarthyism in not disarmament itself smoke damage in the August the boy had somehow slipped j t WBUI 11 The John Deere building which is owned by Viola Wesenberg was gutted and practically all equip ment lost in the previous fire into the river One of Darrells youthful companions Gene Ward said that they had played together in the woods on numerous occa selves to get bad publicity for the Rhodes at Rhodes livesNumerous farm implements were union near the building 0 host but the structure remained in Pat Greathouse Region 4 direcj Fire departments from Garnerjtact Saturdays fire however de tor of the CIO United Auto WorkVentura and Klcmme appeared onlstroyed the previously undamaged ers teW a meeting of union memthe scene and brought the blazejshowroom and leveled the building bers Friday night that when the company attempts to open the plant get workers to return and hire others to work they are just buying trouble for Obscene Books Films Brings Mans Arrest DAVENPORT owner of Davenport bookstore that police say specialized in the sale of ob scene books and films was arrest exi Friday afternoon Police said they confiscated the biggest haul of obscene material in the citys iiistory George Peteos 47 owner and operator of the Source Bookstore pleaded innocent at a preliminary bearing and was freed on toiul LOS NATCH ANGELES The British press lashed out at an official government report create an atmophere of mu ithe escape of Donald MacLean and Guy Burgess behind the Iron Curitual confidence preparatory to May 25 1951 It demanded arms reduction a fun scale investigation to find But Bulganin wrote that Eisen the man who tipped them off ihowers plan for swapping mili Donald Wade a Liberal memitary blueprints would become sig ber of Parliament told a partyjnificant only if agreement is political meeting Saturday afterachieved on reduction of anna meats and on taking measures for I hope it will not encourage the prohibition of atomic ja resurgence of McCarthyism inj And as for aerial inspection of Seven Die on State Roads i jured were inhabitants of houses Harvin ablcyt 47r Omaha his olrmc1 flto jn i ti t along the tracks Like Battleground The scene was like that of a bat tleground Bodies and parts of bod ies lay scattered among the devas rinn aons at a rock tation when ambulances began ar at riving from Torreon eight miles Thc police titation which J Walker signed friday charged him FIRE HITS GARNER FIRM An early morning blaze Saturday leveled the John Deere Implement Co at chiaVsTprisoncrmpWiasrMay several boys known as the River side Gang used the rock to slide off into the water to swim Though Darrell was a member of the gnrnp of boys according to young Ward he seldom swam with the rest as be could not swim His stepfather said Darrell was wearing blue jeans and a blue plaid shirt He has short sandy hair has a light complexion freckles and blue eyes He weighs about 73 pounds and is about four and a half feet tall The Kalers have two other chil dren Ronald 5 and Connie Lee 5M months Fischer Nominated for Jaycee Contest AMES UP doublejet ace Capt Harold Fischer Friday was picked by the Ames Junior Chamber of Commerce for the Na tional Jaycee contest to choose the in a lions 10 most outstanding young men Fischer was released from a Redi away Many of the injured lay groaning under piles of wreckage An accurate count of the dead was difficult because so many of the bodies were destroyed Chickens pigs and burros kept in pens near the houses were all killed Many of the injured had to be taken to private homes in Gomez Palacio because the towns hospital quickly filled up All About The Weather Mason City Fair and cool Iowa Cloudy cool Minnesota Gear quite cool Garner The building had previously been gutted by a fire and his wife are attending lowall3 in August which caused damage Stale Colleges Globe Gazette Weather Data up wife Georgia 42 and Jack Johnson 38 Burlington killed Saturday in a crash near Columbus Jimction t hope it will not military establishments of both between this Bulganin just about e and America more jwrote that off Repaid bluntly that Wade one of the four Liberals Proposal would not lead to effec number day as a result of motor vehicle accidents The collision occurred about midmorning on Highway 92 two miles east of Columbus Junction in Louisa County Four Others The four other motor vehicle deaths in Iowa Saturday resulted from separate accidents Norman F Broun 21 Virginia was fatally injured in the headon collision of his car and a truck on U S 6 just east of Anita Frank W West 25 farmer near Anthon was killed when his car overturned on a gravel road near pleaded against making the case a party political issue He said how ever the general public is veryjr disturbed and it is right that Clombing Hill about 20 miles southeast of Sioux City One Car Accident Jay Batchellor Paton was fa tally hurt in a onecar accident west of Paton His passenger Charles Erickson Paton was hos Control Posts Countering the Presidents pro posals the Soviet premier reiterat i tt w SffSdSft SS to see that those employed in For eign Office are fit to be entrusted with the secrets to which the post gives The white paper released Friday night was the first government statement on the fouryearold case It added little to disclosures made last week Press comment was stiff on the official report i It is an insulting document an insult to any reasonable mans the imperialist Daily Express declared Who were the men in the key posts at the time Have they been brought to ac count Are they still carrying on in the same positions of trust forces agreement on dates for banning atomic weapons and es tablishment of control posts to guard against the by possibility of one country against the other Pending completion of the reply I Eisenhower is drafting there was no official WhiteHouse comment But it was learned the Bulganin note is not being regarded as an the Eisen S Saturpitalizcd at Jefferson in fair con day Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Idition i HARD TO BELIEVE Emmett Hall 61 Sioux WARRENTON Va Madi idied early Saturday of injuries resons barber shop hiked the price 46 iceivcd when his car hit a utility pole in Sioux City earlier this 73 week It was Sioux Citys first mo tor vehicle death of tho year of haircuts cents 50 cents Its the first increase in more 1han 25 years said the oper ator Charlie Madison BUrk flag meant traffic death li 24 anrai   

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