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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 26, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for to MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI HIWSPAPIR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWAN NIIGHIORS HOME EDITION VOL LXM AwocUtod Pnu urf United Prtn Full Leuc Wlm Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER U 1955 Consists ot Two SectionsSection If Ike Hurls Peace Challenge at Russia State Farmers Want Strict Crop Controls Appeals Made to Senators Complaints Are Heard DES MOINES W Appeals for much stricter production controls to reduce surpluses and to in crease farm income were made by Iowa farmers Wednesday before a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing Under proposals offered fanners would be denied federal price sup basic aid of present pro they diverted surplus land from one crop to another This price support penalty would be coupled with a land rental or payment program under which producers would get subsidies for land taken out of crops Such payments would be de signed to offset in part income that would be lost from the idled land to pay taxes on the land and to help finance measures which would be applied to the land Proposals of this nature which appear to be gaining support from the Senate made by the first two farmerwitnesses before a hearing of the committee is touring the country in search of ideas on bow to bolster tagging farm income James B Helmick Columbus Junction said the Eisenhower ad ministration farm law featuring flexible price supports is good but that it needs new features such as cross compliance on federal planting allotments and payments on land made idle Under the cross compliance fea ture a farmer would have to pro duce within federal allotments for all products assigned his farm in order to be eligible for price sup port aid on any product Secretary of Agriculture Benson set up such a program in 1954 for 1955 crops but later aban doned it Similar Plan The next witness Lawrence W Everett New Sharon Iowa pro posed a similar program Sen Humphrey saying that he favored the idle land pay ment idea estimated an effec tive program would cost at least 500 million dollars a year com pared with an estimate of 350 mil lion dollars which he said the agriculture department had made President Howard Hill of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation said in a statement prepared for the hearing that the present level of farm income is He said it is doubtful if the aver age farmer can even stay in busi ness under the present level of prices I see no alternative but for ag riculture to limit production to the amount that can be sold at a rea sonable he said If we decide to reduce the size of our agricultural plant we must really mean it To date there has been no Hill a program of cross compliance and diversion of surplus land into a soil fertility bank by means of government rental and seeding of extra land to enriching noncash crops EZRA TAFT IENSON The Weather Mason City Turning cooler Continued fair mild Minnesota Cloudy showers Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Wednes day Maximum 77 Minimum 40 At 8 62 YEAR AGO Maximum 71 Minimum 45 Husband Hunts Down Wife Kills Her Self LOS ANGELES UP Mil dred Hunt 35 lived in terror since she left her husband Floyd 45 a month ago She changed addresses four times and asked police at UCLA where she worked as a cashier to protect her if Hunt apeared on the campus Hunt served nine years in prison for killing his first wife Christine with a shot gun blast in the face on Oct 10 1937 He was paroled in 1946 While Mrs Hunt sat drinking coffee in the employes cafeteria of the UCLA Student Union Tues day Hunt entered the room and sat down The couple talked for about 10 minutes Then he stood up stepped quickly behind his wife and shot her in the head Hunt warned about 10 other employes to stay pressed the gun to his heart and pulled the trigger The gun did not fire He again pulled the trigger of the 38 caliber Japanese revolver and it dis charged Hunt fell close to his wifes body He dragged himself closer lay his head besides her and died Soldier AWOL for 13 Years Caught by Army FORT KNOX Ky URAfter 13 years the Army finally caught up with 40yearold Ted D Jackson father of seven children Military police picked up Jackson a used car lot mechanic at his Louisville borne Monday night He had been carried on Army records as a de serter since Feb 23 1942 Im glad its police quoted Jack son as saying Holdings of Food Reduced Purchases Are Cut WASHINGTON W Government holdings of butter cheese and dried milk have been sharply reduced since the price support level was cut from 90 to 75 per cent of parity on April 1 1954 At the same time the current rate of purchases by the govern ment of new supplies is also on the downgrade while public con sumption of dairy products is on the increase An Agriculture Department spokesman told a newsman it is the department view that the re duced support levels plus major efforts by the dairy industry to pro mote use of its products is respon sible for the present improved sit uation Actual The spokesman said the actual cash loss to the government from its price support operations of but ter cheese and dried milk from 1949 until July 81 1955 was about million dollars and this ased when bookkeeping figures are brooghl 1955 government holdings of butter were 109 mil lion pounds cheese 275 million pounds and dried milk 18 million pounds This is a sharp reduction from the 402 million pounds of but ter 412 million pounds of cheese and 235 million pounds of dried milk on Oct 20 1954 AP Wirephotos IKE COMES DOWN TO FACE was the sequence of events Tuesday that preceded President Eisenhowers first picturetaking session since his illness at Fitz simons Army Hospital at Denver At upper left the President is wheeled into the sun shine with Howard Snyder his physician walking next to him at left the President turns for a word with Nurse Lorraine Knox upper Dr Snyder points to the spot where cameramen wanted Ike to pose lower left the President faces photographers lower Illnesses of 2 Men to Have f Important Effect at Geneva The peak government holdings were recorded jtiBt about the time Secretary of Agriculture Benson cut the support level from 90 to 75 per cent of parity Stored in government warehouses at about that time were 466 million pounds of butter 483 million pounds of cheese and 598 million pounds of dried milk Since the latter part of 1952 the government has disposed of 738 million pounds of butter 515 mil lion pounds of cheese and 000 pounds of dried milk Only a small amount of cash was recovered by the government The spokesman said that the drive will continue to get rid of the rest of the government dairy prod uct holdings The aim then he said will be to keep relatively small in ventories on hand from new pur chases under the support program GENEVA that happen on the margin of the Big Four con ference opening here Thursday may have a more decisive effect on future EastWest relations than the clash of issues and personalities within the conference itself President Eisenhowers illness is one of the events which throw a long shadow over this meeting De i his improvement some diplo mats think the uncertainty about Customers Paid to Take Bread Home BURLINGTON UP Two gro cers Tuesday paid customers 5 cents a loaf to take home some bread Food stores all over town cut the cost of bread 5 cents to 15 cents a loaf and then dropped the price altogether and began giving it away Two grocers topped all comper tition They paid customers 5 cents a loaf to take the free bread his political future will make the Soviet government more cautious and suspicious in dealing with the United States were at the summit conference in July Another important event is 73 yearold West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauers siege of bron chial pneumonia From the Wests point of view Adenauer is perhaps the single most essential man in European politics today In another area troubles in the Middle Russias jid for influence with the Arabs and the antiFrench uprisings in North upset prospects for world peace despite the friend lier EastWest relations in With Egypt arranging to get Comidunist arms from Czechoslo PURCHASE JETS CHICAGO 550mflean hour jet airliners costing 175 mil lion dollars have been ordered by United Air Lines from the Douglas Aircraft Co Delivery is scheduled to start in May 1959 BACK HOME Heinz Linge 42 who once served as Adolf Hitlers personal valet enjoys cake and coffee with his aunt Frau Bauer in her West Berlin home Linge recently was freed after 11 years aa a prisoner of war in Russian concentration camps He says Lnat Hitler is definitely dead that he personally helped to cremate the German dictator and Eva Braun Hitlers bride of a few hours after Hitler shot himself and Eva took poison Linges story of Hitler and his associates appears daily in the GlobeGazette See page Mountie and Team of Dogs Join in Search for Plane FAIRBANKS Alaska OR A Royal Canadian Mounted Police man and his dog team have joined planes in the wide search for a plane missing since Saturday on the frozen Arctic Coast with three men aboard including an lowan A 60 by 90 mile area both on the ocean and on land near Barter Is land a short distance west of the CanadianAlaskan boundary was covered in Tuesdays search which ailed to turn any clues The Interior Airways plane pi loted by KeithLennart Anchorage Alaska failed to arrive on its flight Erom Barter Island to make deliv eries at one of the radar stations in the Arctic Aboard the plane with Lenhart were Harold N Brazell 28 a West ern Electric Co rigger mechanic Harpers Ferry Iowa and R F Castling a General Electric employe Toronto Canada vakia the developing ArabIsrae arms race is a good bet to becom a Geneva issue Tie North African crisis sapped French strength from Eu rope and diverted attention from the EastWest issue at an impor tant moment Now the French ar faced with another diversion in th heart of Europe The 2tolrejection by voters o the Saar Sunday of a French German planto Europeanize th rich valley has created a poten tially grave threat to future bar mony between Paris and the Wes German government at Bonn Basically Western experts be lieve Russia wants to relax th Wests political unity and military strength rather than to produce permanent settlement now Particularly with respect to Ger many the Soviets may be playin or time They may believe tha West Germanys adherence to the North Atlantic Alliance and th new Western European Union is not unshakeable but rather depend on the strong leadership so long exerted by Adenauer Western officials believe Ade nauers policies have a sound basis of popular support in West Ger many and will prevail after his re tirement or death Yet what wfll happen in Germany when Adenauer passes from the scene is uncertain A period of poli tical conflict would seem to be in evitable Harrington Chosen to Replace Andrews WASHINGTON ItfRussell Chase Harrington a New Englander who rose from truck driver to account ing executive is expected to be come Federal Internal Revenue commissioner about Dec 1 re placing T Coleman Andrews The Treasury announced Tues day that Secretary Humphrey is recommending Harringtons ap pointment to President Eisenhow er At Denver Presidential Press Secretary James C Hagerty said the recommendation would be acted on in a short Dubuque Boy Dies in Car Accident DUBUQUE ftDonald Sindt 17 died early Wednesday of injurie suffered in an auto accident Tues day night at East Dubuque HI Sindt was the son of Mr and Mrs John Sindt Dubuque was one of three passengers in a car driven by Kenneth Horch 19 Dubuque Authorities quoted Horch as say ing he was traveling between 8 and 90 miles an hour when th car went out of control It rolled over several times and came tc rest in a ditch SAME DATE1M4SW BUek flat traffic IB U hows Hope for Response on Plans Lauds Work of Ministers DENVER Iff President Eisen lower Wednesday invited Soviet lussia to match American concili atory efforts at Geneva and lay the groundwork for the peace and progress for which the whole world If the new spirit evidenced at ihe summit conference at Geneva hree months ago is real Eisen lower said the foreign ministers will seek solutions for the reuni fication of Germany and clear away other barriers to peace at the bur power conference opening Thursday The President spoke out in a statement issued from his sick room on the eighth floor of Fitz simons Army Hospital where his rogress toward recovery from a seart attack was reflected Tues day in the publication of the first closeup photographs since his seiz ure Sept 24 Strong Voice Garnett Homer Washington Star reporter representing combined press here said the Presidents cheeks were ruddy their flesh and that his eyes sparkled His voice was strong Horner reported and his manner is relaxed but spry and The President voiced hope Rus sia will respond in the same genu ine spirit of conciliation and ac commodation to the proposal the United States will submi along with Great Britain an France and with which the Repub lie of West Germany has been kep abreast statement fo Towfea two conferences here wit Secretary of State Dulles befor the latters departure for Europ and a letter to the Cabinet back ing Dulles up 100 per cent in hi negotiations at Geneva The world the Presi dent that the conference n attended at Geneva did in fact create a new spirit which wil make possible future solutions o world problems Acid He repeated his belief that th acid test will come at the new conference when the foreign min isters tackle concretely the prob lems which if unsolved creat tension and Dulles said after his last talk with Eisenhower that the two shar measured hope for concret progress While he said he did no anticipate he looked for progress on Germa reunification and on increased con tacts between East and West An he hoped the foreign minister could clear away some of the mis understandings that have arisen over the disarmament issue Asserting he and Dulles think alike with respect to these ters which they have reviewe together the President said of th proposals by the Western nations These will be designed to pro motea peace of justice with in creased security and wellbeing fo all They will reflect a genuin spirit of conciliation and accom modation If the Soviet Union re sponds in a similar spirit muc progress can be made That is my personal hope and I am confiden it is the hope of the American Arthur Dean Resigns Republic Fund Post NEW YORK WArthur H Dean former U S ambassador to Korea said Wednesday he has resignec as a director of the Fund for the Republic for policy Asked if this meant he was quit ting because of the organizations policies Dean said The fund an independent foundation set up to promote the principles of the Constitution Bill of Rights and Declaration of Independence has been accused by some groups of leftwing activities NEW ATTACK JERUSALEM UflAn Israeli po liceman was killed three were wounded and two kidnaped Wednes day when an militarj force penetrated the El AujaNitz ana demilitarized zone the Israel army announced SEN RUSSELL Solon Asks Limits for Plane Use WASHINGTON Russell DGa said Wednesday the Senate ill be asked to consider limiting he use of military planes by Pen agon officials as an outgrowth of the furor over transporting three senators home from Europe Russell who heads the Senate Armed Services Committee and is a senior member of the Appropria ions Committee criticized in an interview what he said looks like a deliberate effort to shoot at the He said he found no excuse for the Defense Departments origi nal statement that it was sending wo passenger planes to Europe at an estimated roundtrip cost to bring home Senators Mc Clelland Stennis DMiss and Chavez No Flights The Defense Department said last Thursday in response to ques tions that it was specially dis patching the planes becauseitoad no regularly scheduled flights which could fetch the senators on the dates they wanted to return It said the department must by law provide transport in this case where the three Appropriations Subcommittee members were traveling on committee business All three senators denied re questing a special flight however and an indignant McClellan and Stennis returned Monday on a reg ular Military Air Transport Serv ice flight Monday instead of the plane sent for them Then the Pentagon issued a pub lic apology to McClellan and Sten nis extended Tuesday to Chavez It said the senators neither knew about nor asked for the special flight and that its plans for the special trip for Chavez had been cancelled Limit Russell said I think it is about time Con gress was putting a limitation oa the use of planes by those directing affairs in the Defense Department They have got 35 fellows down there most of whom couldnt be elected to anything who can order up a plane and fly anywhere in world they want to go There arent any news stories about how much these trips cost the taxpayer I think we should consider limiting their use of these planes and publicizing every trip they make overseas and how much it cost Says Myers Told of Accidentally Killing Mrs Lund DAVENPORT UP I killed her but I didnt mean A murder trial witness said Louis Rusty Myers 31 made that remark the night before a 30 yearold nudewoman was found shot to death in a ditch near here Sherman Stewart 36 testified Wednesday as the state neared the end of its first degree murder case against Myers Stewart a friend of also testified he was not certain about all the events that happened the night of the slaying Feb 28 be cause I was drunk and he didnt want to accuse Myers of murder because I dont think he was He testified that Myers told him he killed Dolores Lund 30 acci dentally after Myers picked him up at a tavern Feb 28 A   

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