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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 18, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H t NEWSPAPER THAT M A K E S A U L N 0 R T H 0 W A N S NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXM Associated Presi and United Press Full Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER 18 1955 This Paper Consists ot Two Ona No 35 41 Killed in West Coast Air Crash IKE DULLES AGREE To Maintain Peace Efforts GETTYSBURG Pa Eisenhower will keep plug ging and plugging for a peaceful solution of world problems despite Russias blocking tactics at Geneva a high official jn a position to know Eisenhowers views said Friday The official is familiar with conclusions reached by the President and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles in their discussion Thurs day of the Geneva conference Eisenhower acknowledged pri vately that the foreign ministers conference was disappointing in its failure to produce agreements between Russia and the West on major differences the official said But the President is determined to continue his quest for a durable peace and feels there must be further efforts to work out a solu tion to world problems with Rus sia Report To Nation Dulles planned to confer with Eisenhower get presiden Presidents of SUl ISC Top State Salaries Hoegh Gets 19th Largest Paycheck DES MOINES the 10th tial approval for the report he will consecutive year the presidents of give the nation Friday night via the states two principal education radio and television on the Geneva al institutions tied for the highest meeting paid iowa officials in the 1955 fiscal The President also had appointyear mcnts at his temporary office in J u VVA iJHHl L T ItHJUOtll the Gettysburg post office building Friday also showed that of the top with Dillon Anderson his special 18 salaries all except 3 went to assistant on National Security persons identified with educational Council matters and with Chairinstitutions Gov Leo Hoegh was man Lewis L Strauss of Atomic Energy commission Flying from Washington to Get the not among the 18 But he was 19th No Number U TTKLJ I1YJ tilt tysburg with Strauss will be Gen disclose the number of state em Alfred M Gruenther chief of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and an old friend of the Presi dents who will be a weekend house guest of the Eisenhowers Attends Session The Presidents discussion with Dulles Thursday on the Geneva conference lasted one hour and 20 minutes Undersecretary of State Herbert Hoover met with them While Dulles reportedly admitted to the President that the Geneva meeting fell far short of what the Bit Four at the summit in July envisioned the secretary was not without hope for the future He rejected the idea that the Geneva stalemate means fullscale resump tion of the socalled cod war and according to good information be lieves that by constant future and patient negotiation the Soviet Un ion might come around to a work able peace plan with the West par ticularly involving theunification of Germany Hoegh Makes Late Attempt for Game TV DES MOINES Iff Gov Leo Hoegh made an attempt Friday to get the National Collegiate Athlet ic Assn to reverse its decision to exception The state salary book released There was nothing in the book to ployes However some state offi cials roughly estimated the perma nent total at about Although Virgil M Handier president of the State University of Iowa and James H Hilton presi dent of Iowa State College each drew their salaries were the same as for the previous year The next six places went to edu cators and then came Chief En gineer John Butter of the Highway Commission whose ninth place salary was In 15th place was Gerhard Hartman su perintendent of the SUI Hospitals at and in 17th place was Dr Charles C Graves director of state mental institutions at 400 Yearly Gov Hoegh who served only dur ing the last half of fiscal 1955 was paid at the rate of a year But the Legislature gave him a 500 raise and a offi cial expense July 1 account effective those drawing the five highest sal aries whose pay did not come out of tax funds They are Dr F A 1 t V 1 L 1 u t IIWL Cl tlgll SpcdcJing professor at Iowa State tor was mar College and director of the Iowa riecl 2Vvears to Dr Charles Atomic Research Laboratory house AP Wirephoto of the survivors of the Seattle plane wreck Mary Ellen McGrath 4 sits bewildered as she waits for relatives at a hospital The daughter of the pilot the girl was not injured Her mother and brothers were hurt and her father killed Actress Gets Gala Welcome at Iowa Falls IOWA FALLS If you go into a candy shop here this week youll be met by a smiling woman o poise and charm Shes Madge Meredith a rising actress in movies and television Cen turnings from the time she left Iowa Falls as determined little Marjorie Massow return as actress Madge Meredith One of the bitterest twists along the way sent her to prison in 1949 under a 10year sentence for the kidnapbeating of her former man ager Nick Gianaclis But two years later as the folks here know her Mar vindication Her sen tence was commuted by then Gov Earl Warren of California who termed her case one of the most 3izarre Ive ever Madge shows no bitterness over those dark years The folks back home were won There were two persons among derfuln facl everyone in Iowa incn seemed to be standing behind standing behind she said She and her Bmonthsold daugh 14 Lose Lives on Mountain Military C54 Was Overdue From Our Wire Services LAS VEGAS Nev The Air Force Friday rushed men to wreckage atop towering Mt Charleston believed to be that of a large military plane that disap peared Thursday night on a sec ret flight with 14 persons aboard The missing aircraft reportedto be a C54 military transport Was headed for a supersecret atomic energy commission installation at the nearby Nevada proving grounds and may have carried important officials An Army rescue team in a spe ciallyequipped truck left in the preciawn darkness to race 27 miles northwest of here to the peak observation point for past atomic test blasts Spotted Wreckage Two Air Force planes spotted the wreckage after the transport had been overdue for several hours Officers at nearby Nellis Air Force Base said two air rescue planes flown to Las Vegas from March Air Force base in River side took off at dawn to drop two medics by parachute at the scene of the wreckage They said helicopters also were dis patched The missing plane which left Lockheed Air Terminal in Bur bank early Thursday was headed for Groom Lake a top secret base for a joint AECAir Force installation under construe lots of tion aboilt 115 miles nortnwest 0 here The plane is based at Norton Air Force Base Calif Not Known Air Force spokesmen said there was little chance that any of the passengers survived the crash Identification of those aboard was withheld pending notification of relatives Air Force headcjuarters in Wash ington said the aircraft carried Air Force personnel and some civilian It was not disclosed how many of each The Air Force described the mission as An AEC spokesman in Albuquer que said the AEC had no embargo on information about the crash and had no special interest in it indicating that no atomic scientists were aboard and Forest Evashevski head coach of football at SUI Speddings salary of for third place is paid by the federal government Evashevski whose contract still has sev eral years to run was paid entire guests of her uncle and aunt Mr and Mrs John Massow for about two weeks The Iowa Falls Chamber of Com merce plans to honor her former Pergakis and Er ly out of SUI athletic funds anniversary in the restaurant permit only one Iowa television station to carry the lowaNotrc Dame football game Saturday In a telegram to Walter Byers Kansas City executive director of NCAA the governor said The people of Iowa are unhap py about your decision We urge you to poll all your mcmbersyby sending them the following tele gram All lowans are eager to see the telecast of the lowqNotre Dame game There is no college game anywhere in the state that day National telecastof a game on another network does not begin until after the end of the Iowa con test As a member of the NCAA will you wire your approval of tel ecast of lowaNotre Dame game by all Iowa TV Please inform me of the re sults of the poll at the earliest pos sible The NCAA has ruled that WMT TV Cedar Rapids which the as sociation has designated the home station for the State Uni versity of Iowa can be the only station to televise the game Hoegh and many others have been at tempting to get the NCAA to per mit the three other CBS stations in Iowa to carry the game The other stations are KGLOTV Ma son City KRNTTV DCS Moines and KVTV Sioux City The NCAA had said in declin ing to permita fourstation tele S AP winphoto cast that its rules were set up by MA Ib Madge Meredith shows off membership and association sixmonthgold daughter Christina after their arrival JIM Jiieniuciamp miu iosuuiuiiun uuujjiibciy viu iaLinnt LI1U11 arrival committees could not make any af Iowa Falls In her home town shes known as Marjorie VT O o Massow India Greets Red Leaders NEW DELHI India Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin and Rus Delhi Friday to begin an 18day goodwill tour of India The two top Russian leaders were greeted by Prime Minister Nehru and other high Indian offi cials at New Delhis military air port where thousands of persons had been assembling since early morning Bulganin waving a straw hat was the first off the plane He was greeted by a roar from the waiting crowds Khrushchev followed by Deputy Foreign Minister Andri Gromyko then emerged from the craft while Nehru moved forward to shake hands with his visitors Bulganin and Khrushchev mount ed a rostrum to take a salute A 100man military honor guard played the national anthems of In dia and the Soviet Union The Indian capital was deco rated lavishly for the welcome to the Russians whose visit was set up five months ago when Nehru toured Russia as a guest of the Soviet government The tour of the Soviet leaders is certain to have significant po litical effect on this country and observers were agreed that it would be the Western Powers whose position here would suffer From India Ihe Russians will go to Burma and Afghanistan on their trip VICTIM REMOVEDOne of the victims of a chartered plane crash at Seattle late Thurs day is carried past the tail section on the way to the morgue Fortyseven of 73 persons on board survived Talk of AdlaiKefauver Ticket Excites Democrats CHICAGO WVTalk of a possibl StevensonKefauver ticket Fridaj spread among Democrats looking forward with newfound confidence toward next years prcsiclentia nomination The partys state chairmen took the center of the stage after the Democratic National Committee voted unanimously Thursday to open its 1956 convention doors to additional delegates Road Conditions Expected to Be Poor in State DES MOINES Weather Bureau Friday warned motorists that driving conditions likely will become hazardous over much of the state Friday afternoon and night In a special bulletin the Weather Bureau said Generally temperatures con tinued below freezing over most of Iowa Light precipitation is expected early Friday afternoon will begin as freezing rain or sleet over the southern counties and as sleet or light snow over northern counties Motorists are advised to pro ceed with caution since highways may becomehaiardous with the beginning of PaulZiffrcn California nationa committecman who helped sponsot the idea said the expanded con venlion represented a new high of optimism among party workers Weve got a lot of Democrats who want to get in on the ground floor in the business of electing the next he said A total of delegates and alternates will be eligible to the 1956 convention They will have a total of votes an increase of 142 from 1952 Individual members of the na ional committee had their own ideas about the identity of their presidential nominee but Mayor David Lawrence of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania national committee DESCENDANTS GENEVA Ind UP Charles Mann 75 who Thursday left 146 direct descendants including 10 children 80 grandchildren and 5r greatgrandchildren James Johnson Famed Song Writer Dies NEW YORK James Price Johnson Gl one of the pioneers of modern piano playing and composer whose best hit songs in cluded Old Fashioned Dont Cry If 1 Could Be With lied Thursday About AP DIRECTOR Earl Hall editor Friday was elected n director for a threc term of the Associated Press Managing Editors Assn Seven other directors named were Charles Henry Hamilton Richmond Colcman A Har well Nashville Edward Murray Los Angeles Murray Powers Akron Ohio Kenneth R West Lansing J 0 Mahnffey Tcxarkann Tex mid George Shonls Jlnclioslor The Weather tfason City Considerable cloudi ness ant slowly rising tempera tures through Saturday Rain Friday night Low Friday night around 30 High Saturday 3740 owa Considerable cloudiness and slightly warmer Friday night and Saturday Occasional snow like ly south portion Friday night and snow mixed with rain east Saturday Low Friday night in 20s FiveDay Iowa Temperatures Fri day night through Wednesday will average near normal Nor mal highs 41 north to 48 south Normal lows 23 north to 2 south Some warming through the weekend Turning cooler Monday or Tuesday Precipita tion will average about onethird of an inch occurring intermit tently throughout the period Minnesota Cloudy warmer Globe Gazelle weather data up to 8 a m Friday Maximum 27 Minimum 17 At 8 a m 20 Precip Trace YEAR AGO Maximum f4 WARMER Minimum HI man said sentiment for Adlui Stevenson appeared to be moun ing rapidly Lawrence said there was talk a ticket headed by Stevenson wit Sen Estcs Kefauver of Tennesse as the vice presidential candidate Kefauver has maintained wouldnt be interested in sccon place He has said he will announc next month whether he plans t again for the presidential nom nation he lost to Stevenson in 1952 Some Democrats thoughtthat if ran and lost if ic didnt run at might be persuaded to Lake second place on he ticket George F Rock Colorado na ional connnitteeman who is sup porting Stevenson said he thinks StcvcnsonKcfauver ticket would e just the thing for the Demo rats Mrs Douglas F Hunt Minnesota committeewoman who also is acking Stevenson she hought such a ticket would be Among the national committee nembcrs there were new signs of Stevenson strength Tracy C McCrakon Wyoming national committeeman said Ste venson appeared to be ahead in his with Gov Avercll Harriman of New York in second place and cfauvcr in third Harry Wall daho national committeeman said the lineup was about the same in his state Harriman one of the speakers at a party rally here Saturday night has said he will enter no pri maries but will seek the New York favorite son designation 27 Are Victims at Seattle DC4 Crashes on Takeoff Plan to Let Reds See U S HBomb Vetoed WASHINGTON UP Atomic Energy Commissioner Thomas E Murrays proposal Thursday that Communist lenders bo invited to witness the of a U S Hbomb met with official dis favor Friday experts and he other four members of the Atomic Energy Commission disagreed with Afurrnys contention that such a demonstration might change Rus sias belligerent attitude SEATTLE WfA chartered air ner loaded with GIs homeward ound for the holidays crashed hortly after takeoff Friday and 7 persons died as it exploded and urned Fortyseven others including the man crew survived the crash The fourengine DC4 a non cheduled airliner chartered to he Army by the Peinsular Air ransport Co of Miami Springs carried 66 servicemen who ame home from the Far East inly Thursday They were bound or separation points in the East md for a reunion with their fam lies at Thanksgiving Also aboard in addition to the TCW were a woman and three hiklreo and a reserve pilot Left Field The crash came brief minutes ifter the plane left Boeing Field in a flight to Chicago its first cheduled stop The ship plowed nto a hillside in a residential district broke into pieces and nirst into flames A huge chunk hit the rear of a house where a mother and her five children were sleeping They escaped uninjured Part of the plane came to rest in the yard of Mrs Donald Ren ard Mrs Renard said there was a terrific and the next minute rtiy yard was full of Bodies of the dead dying arid injured were strewn FIames fed by had spewed from full tanks roared into the air Opened Door Some of the soldiers streamed into Mrs Renards house as she opened the door Some were badly iurt somegroaning some cry Several had burned hands md burned clothing When ambulances arrived doz ens of soldiers were wandering or ying about the wreck scene some n a state of shock others needing only minor treatment Charred 37 Complaints WASHINGTON Wi Civil Aeronautics Administration said Friday that in August it tempo rarily suspended operations of Peninsular Air Transport Co on 37 complaints involving such things as overloading planes and working pilots excessively long hours The spokesman added that the CAA lifted the suspension after two weeks because an in vestigation indicated Peninsular was able and witling to conduct proper SAME bodies were scattered through the still burning wreckage and it was some time before firemen could dampen the flames and start the job of collection The soldiers were among him drecls who had streamed from Seattle toward homes and separa tion centers after arriving Thurs day on the transport Gen R L from the Far East The government had contracted with a number of nonschecluled airlines including Peninsular to speed the men home for the holi day Fourth Crash The crash was the fourth involv ing major planes in the western United States in six weeks and the second in a few hours On Oct 6 a United Airlines DC4 hit Medicine Bow Peak in Wyo ming All its fif occupants died making it the worst civilian plane crash in the United States On Nov 1 a United Airlines DCGB with 44 passengers and crew members crashed near Longmont Colo There were no survivors The FBI later arrested John Gil bert Graham 23 and charged him with planting a homemade bomb aboard the plane to collect insur ance for his mother who was a passenger Graham has been charged with murder by Colorado officials 48 DELEGATES CHICAGO The Democratic National Committee said Thursday Iowa lias been apportioneda maxi mum of 48 delegates and 32 alter nates to the 1956 convention The slate win have 24 votes   

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