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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 1, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home ITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H t N E W S P A f E R T H A T MA K E S A L L NORTH JOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION Associated Press and United Press FuU Leate Wire Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 1 1955 This Paper Consistsof Two SectionsSection Out ss New Tactics in East Britons Have Mixed Emotions O ver r Margarets decision lo give up Peter British Isles a WaVG iXGd emations the T PlCSS renction was compounded of resentment ap l and downright confusion Some newspapers predicted an outbreak of popular feeling against the Church of England and the Duke of Edinburghboth strongly Identified by many Britons with the unhappy ending of the romance Among those of conservative views Margaret was warmly praised for putting her duly to the throne church and British com monwealth above her normal desire to marry the man she loves t u lgreat mass of the British People the big question appeared to be the human one Is the Princess now condemned at the age of 2o to a life of spinsterhood Churchmen generally praised Margarets decision not to marry Townsend father of twosons He divorced his wife in 1952 on grounds of misconduct She has married another man I thank said the Rev Douglas Lockhari an Edinburgh clergyman who was outspoken in opposition to a MargaretTownscnd match She will have the love and sympathy of Christians every Dr Leslie Wetherhead president of the Methodist Conference said I think that it Margarets decision is very courageous ab solutely right and I think it will endear her more than ever to the hearts of all our The Rev Henry Cook president of the Baptist Union of Great Britain and Northern Ireland issued a statement saying All honor to the The archbishop of Canterbury ranking prelate of the Church of England of which Margarets sister Queen Elizabeth II is the con stitutional head had no his chaplain announced Socialite Blames Killing on Noise NEW YORK W5Ann Woodward says it was a noise rather than anything she saw that prompted her to fire the shotgun blast that killed her wealthy sportsman husband William Woodward Jr Propped up in a hospital bed the attractive blonde widow Monday night gave authorities details of events leading to the shooting of her husband early Sunday morning She broke down when she came to the actual shooting Nassau Dist Atty Frank Gulotta said and the questioning was discontinued for the night On the day of the shooting police reported the sobbing and hysterical woman had told them she fired at a figure or shadow believing it to be a prowler and not recognizing it as her husband Police pursuing the prowler as pect of the case early Tuesday picked up Paul W Wirths 22 at Huntington about 10 miles from Oyster Bay where the shooting took place His description police said was similar to that of a man who has been sought for a series of re cent depradations on estates in the area Held by Police Wirths a German refugee was held by town police on a technical charge of possessing a shotgun The weapon was found in Wirths car when he went into a diner for cof fee He was to be questioned by Nas sua County authorities as to wheth er he might have been in the vi cinity of the Woodward home Sun day morning Main attention in the Woodward case still focused however on the widow and her account Inspector Stuyvesant Pinnell chief of Nassua County detectives said the new information that the shot was prompted by a noise was the major discrepancy between her original account and her iater story However Pinnell had said earlier thnt her original story was virtually useless because of her highly disturbed state at the time Not Coherent When police arrived at the Wood ward home on a 60a ere Long Is land estate the sobbing and inco herent Mrs Woodward was clutch Surgical Fees to Be Studied by Committee College of Surgeons Reveals Program CHICAGO tf The American College of Surgeons Tuesday an nounced it is launching a special study of surgical fees A committee of six or seven distinguished surgeons will inves tigate the fee matter making a preliminary report to regents of the college about midDecember said Dr I S Ravdin of Philadel phia chairman of the ACS Board of Regents Statements have been made that iii many instances exorbitant fees have been charged We in tend to look into this matter and find out if it is Dr Ravdin told newsmen No Names He said the regents had unani arets Decision But many ordinary who watch Margaret admir ingly whenever she appears in public and who beam beneath her warm were disappointed by her blighted romance Townsend was with Margaret more than two hours just before she issued her statement of renunciation The Princess spent the night in seclusion at Clarence House comforted by Queen Mother Elizabeth It is not very likely that Margaret or any of assuming that she ever marries after giving up occupy the British throne But royal responsibilities weighed heavily in her decision Friends close to Margaret said the hurt of her unfulfilled love wjU take time to dull but that she was shunning serious thoughts of sacri ficial spinsterhood and probably would seek the help of her past escorts Billy Wallace and Lord Wilton ing in her arms the unclad and bloody body of her husband Investigators said she was given a sedative and some hours later was wakened by an injection of a could question stimulant so police her Mrs a former model and show girl who married her so cialite husband 12 years ago is still listed as 32 years old by investiga tors However school records and relatives in her hometown of Pitts burg indicate she is about 39 Pier millionaire husband was 35 He was a member of one of New Yorks most blueblood families and the owner of the famed race horse Nashua 500 Airmen Join in Search for Tot Lost Near Store EAST MEADOW N Y Five hundred airmen from Mitchell Air Force Base Tuesday joined a mass search for the missing son of one of their buddies The airmen began a houscby house ditchbyditch combing after an allnight search failed to locate Stephen Damman 2 months short of 3 years old At one time as many as vol unteers helped police look for the child who disappeared after his mother left him outside a super marker Monday v The boys father Jerry Damman 26 a Continental Air Command ser geant joined the search The moth er was given seJttiws The missing child ihe grand son of Mr and Mrs George Damat the end of the seventh month of man Route 1 Newton Iowa pregnancy mously approved appointing the in vestigating committee He declined to nanft the members saying they could best do their work if their names were not made public This is riot a whitewashing Dr Ravdin declared We will make public whatever it finds if there is anything to make public We wont hide anything when we get the The College of Surgeons made news several years ago in announc ing its opposition and a campaign against feesplitting It defined fee splitting as a sharing of a fee be tween a surgeon and a physician who referred the patient to the sur geon without specific billing for the services that each had performed Good Dent We believe we have made a very healthy dent in that Dr Ravdin said We will study this matter oC fees as it affects all other practices and particularly as it affects fel lows of the He implied that most of the data the committee would investigate would be complaints already re ceived from patients The commit tee would not be able to examine income tax returns of surgeons or learn much if anything about fees by examining hospital records he said ALL SMTLESQueen Elizabeth and the Dute were all smiles Monday night when they arrived at the Odeon Theater to attend a royal film performance an hour after Princess Margarets announcement The Queen was neutral over her sisters romance while the Duke was strongly against it Margaret Henke Gets Third Hearst Award DES MOINES third an nual Carmelita Caldcrwood Hearst award was presented to Margaret Henke former south Lee County Public Health and Keokuk public school nurse Monday night at the Iowa State Nurses Assu conven tion here The award goes to the association member who judged to have done the most in promoting demonstrat ing or rendering excellent nursing care GM Monopoly Probe to Commence Nov 8 WASHINGTON UP The Senate Monopoly subcommit tee will begin studying Nov 8 whether the size of General Motors Corp leads to abuses and restricts competition in the auto industry Sen Joseph C OMahoney who will preside at the hearings emphasized that the subcom m i 11 e e is conducting a study gather than an in He said GM re fused an invitationto appear when other automanufactur ers testified earlier this year About The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy and colder Tuesday night and Wed nesday with occasional snow flurries moderate northwesterly winds Wednesday Low Tuesday night around 28 high Wednes day 3538 Iowa Mostly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday with occasional light snow or rain changing to President Hot in Hurry to Reveal Plans DENVER President Eisen hower well enough now to discard virtually all medicine Tuesday loft it abundantly clear he is in no hurry to say whether he will run again And Postmaster General Arthur Summerfield is the latest to indi cate that most of Eisenhowers top strategists of 1952 are against put ting any pressure on him for an early decision Summerfield came out of a 30 minute conference at Fitzsimons Army Hospital Monday saying here had been no discussion of the 65yearold Eisenhowers political plans for 1956 No Politics More important perhaps he said he President didnt mention poli tics to him Summcrfield is a for mer GOP national chairman who managed Eisenhowers successful 1952 campaign Cabinet member No 11 Secre tary of Labor Mitchell is coming out to see the President Wednes Launch 40Day Safety Program DES MOINES Leo Hoegh appealed Tuesday to every resi dent of Iowa to enlist in a 40day nationwide campaign against death on our streets and As part of the campaign he designated Dec 1 as SD Driving Day The campaign began Tuesday and will run through Dec 11 It has by President Eisenhower and sponsored by the Presi lents Committee for Traffic Safety Months Illness Fatal to Dale Carnegie 66 Teacher Author Had Best Seller NEW YORK Carne gie 66 teacher and author of the best seller How to Win Friend and Influence da y at his home here after a months illness A public speaking instructor Carnegie published his famous book in 1936 and almost immedi ately it became a best seller Sub sequently he established classes in public relations in major cities using Carnegietrained men as instructors Farmers Son The son of a farmer Carnegie was born in 1888 in Maryville ater the family moved to Warrens burg where Carnegie was graduated from State Teachers College He began his career as a public peaking teacher in 1912 when he as 24 launching classes in a New York City YMCA He charged each pupil a nominal fee but in two was earning cars the classes became so pop ilar that Carnegie a week Large Crowds After his book appeared his lec ure tours attracted large crowds at cities throughout the nation Another of his popular books was How to Stop Worrying and Start published in 1948 cooperation with hundreds of national and state organizations Hoegh said My appeal to every motorist and pedestrian can be stated very sim ply Lets not kill or hurt our selves or anybody else for the next 40 days If we just concentrate for 40 days upon driving and walking as we know we should I know well prove to ourselves that we can do it the year Moyer Is Director The governor appointed State Safety Commissioner Clinton Moyer as Iowa Day director He urged every mayor and appro priate county official to designat local SD Day A tally of deaths throughout th nation will be k e p t during th period of intensified activity fron Nov 21 through Dec 11 to meas ure the campaigns effectiveness This will show each state how i stands in comparison with others Local Problem Commenting further Hoegh isaid The SD Day campaign is based upon the sound principle that the traffic accident problem is not go ing to be solved in but in the states and the communities of these states That means that the job is up to us right here in Iowa There is one Indispensable con tribution that every one of us must make We can fulfill our personal responsibility for keeping the streets and highways safe Lets stop killing our people and mak ing cripples of them when just a little carefulness can keep them alive and i day A social visitor Saturday will snow Increasing northerly winds I be Eisenhowers old friend and MUST RESIGN DES MOINES Iowa Em ployment Security Commission voted unanimously Mondayto es tablish a rule that women employed who becomepregnant must resign Tuesday night continuing south cast portion Wednesday Cooler through Wednesday Low Tues day night 2532 northwest 3037 southeast Fiveday fowa Temperatures through Sunday 3 to 5 degrees below normal Nor mal highs 49 north 55 south normal lows 30 north 34 south Colder Wednesday continued cool Thursday followed by warming trend Precipitation will tola one fourth to one half inches with snow or rain Wednesday and again by Friday Snow flurries Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Tues day Maximum 53 Minimum 30 At 8 a m 35 YEAR AGO Maximum 43 Minimum 23 SNOW World War II comrade British Field Marshal Montgomery Eisenhowers personal friends say he will serve out his present term in the presidency but will de cline a second nomination If that is his decision the longer he with holds it the better it may be for GOP fundraising drives These same friends say Eisenhower will play an importantrole in the choice of his successor as Republican standard bearer Major Issues Whatever his role in 195G the President will make the issues in the State of the Union and subse quent messages hr present to Congress in January Among these will be a commit ment of hir parly to the flexible price supports for farm products that have drawn fire from Demo cratic advocates of fixed high price supports NEW ASSISTANT DES MOINES Kent Emery an assistant attorney general look over Tuesday as first assistant lo Ally Gen Dayton Counlryman DIVORCE FINAL LOS ANGELES Mon oes lawyer went to Superior Court VTondny and obtained a final decree ifficially ending her marriage to former baseball star Joe DiMaggio SAME AP Wirephoto P Kniese 44 who farms near Hartley mitted slaying his wife Clara 38 following an argument in which he accused her of squand ering money Kniese was to have a sanity hearing charges have been filed pending outcome of the hearing Mason Cityans Injured When Struck by Car William D Allen 56 339Vi S Federal was hospitalized Mondaj night after he and a companion were struck by an auto at Madison and 4th S W Allen suffered a fractured pelvis and dislocated was reported insatis factory Police said a car driven west fa Leland V Shapley 23 Floyd hi Allen and Wayne Braham 46 31 Madison S W as the men wer walking across Both Allen and Braham wer taken by Snells ambulance t Mercy Hospital and Braham wa released after treatment for cut and bruises Police said the twi pedestrians had been drinking t quarter pint of whisky was fount on Allen Braham was chargec with intoxication Shapleys auto left 51 feet of skid narks before the point of impact police said He was charged with careless driving and Police Judgi 3 R Dunn ordered him to pay and court costs or spend seven days in Braham was sentenced to pay a 10 fine or serve three days in ail on an intoxication charge Sharett in Talk Protest Gets Vague Reply LeClaire Man Killed in Auto Accident LE CLAIRE Kernan 0 son of Mr and Mrs Paul Kor an of LeClaire was killed early uesday when his car left Highwaj 7 and rolled 400 feet into a ditch Sheriffs deputies said Kernan vho was alone apparently fel sleep while driving home from Davenport The accident occurred a nile west of LeClaire EXSLAVE DIES LANCASTER Pa B Vdanis who escaped from slavery n died Monday He was 110 THRONG OF STIJDENTSGreek students jam V en i e 1 o Avenue in the centefof Athens I lies ay during demonstrations on behalf of I ho proposed union of Cvprus with Grfictre A British buildup stormed in protest trt its rule on Cyprus GENEVA Foreign V M Molotov Tuesday vas reported to have new move to inject Russian power and hiluence in the troubled Middle Cast Israeli informants said Molotovs frategy was indicated when he uiswered Israeli Premier Moshe Jharetts protests against the flow f Red Arms to Egypt At Molotovs insistence Sharett and his aides refused todisclose he precise nature of his reply But this much did come out of he meeting Monday night between Molotov and Sharett The Soviet foreign minister did not turn a completely deaf ear to Sharelts complaint that the sale of submariss tanks guns and MIG ighters by the Soviet bloc im perilled Israels existence To Continue Talks on the military and other aspects of the Middle Eastern sit uation will be continued between he two countries probably in Moscow through diplomatic chan nels Molotov sidestepped Sharetts di rect appeal to stop the sale of arms to Egypt Israels bitter and avowed enemy He explained that it was Czechoslovakia not Russia which was selling the arms and anyway the deal was a normal commercial transaction But he expressed some appreci ation of Israels opposition to the Baghdad Pact This is the alliance of Turkey Iraq Iran and Pakis tan the socalled northern tier of countries in the Middle East to which Britain is linked and which the United States may join n 1956 or 1957 Russia previously has bitterly protested against the creation of this alliance It was not disclosed whether the emlin diplomat toid Sharett that srael also could qualify for the ort of commercial arms deals and conomic aid that are being offered Arab countries No Aid Before meeting Molntov how ever Sharett had advised the three Western foreign ministers he would not ask for Soviet bloc arms even though he had received word pre viously that he could buy military equipment if he asked it On another topic the Western Powers Jined UD solidly against Molotovs latest European security treaty plan They regarded it as an effort to confuse the issue of Ger man unity and freeze the present division of Europe Moscows master diplomat sprang his proposal which on the surface contained concessions to the Western viewpoint at the clos ing stage of Mondays session of the Big Four foreign ministers By his timing he made a bid to dominate the conference news throughout when the conference is in recess What Molotov proposed was that the great powers East and West Germany and nations neighboring Germany sign a provisional treaty on security in It would leave the North Atlan tic Treaty Organization in exist ence it would renounce war it would guarantee aid to any mem ber state which was attacked Myers Case Expected to G o to the Jury DAVENPORT murder rial of Louis Rusty Myers 30 Davenport was expected to go to a jury Tuesday The slate presented final argu ments and the defense rested Mon Jay after calling only three wit nesses Myers is accused of thft slaying of Mrs Dolores Lund vhosc nude body was found March on a lonely country road near Bettendorf Manslaughter Charge Man Dropped c6tnviClL BLUFFS man slaughter charge against Charles Johnson in the death last Au justofClarence Bryan 70 has been dismissed because of insuffi cient evidence   

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