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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 21, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AL L NORTH IOWANS NEIGH BO R S HOME EDITION VOL LXIJ Associated Press and United Press FulJ Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 21 1955 This Paper Consists of Two One 37 Iraq Pledge Opens Baghdad Pact Talks One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE WTAO Otihiey Sunday SumUy WOI Ames Thursday WSUI Iowa City Saturila Your Right to Know the Truth TNTOT so many years ago when went to a meeting of fellov newspaper editors I would hea no end of shop talk There wouk seem to be about an even division between those who had the ques tions and those who had the an swcrs How to train reporters how tc get full cooperation with the me chanical departments how bring about a more effective ex change of news between papers how to achieve the best reader ship through use of the right type these and a hundred othei like questions consumed most o our time But in recent years and not ably so at the Associated Press Managing Editors conference Ive attended this past week at Colora do Sorings attention has turned to matters of deeper sig nificance against the backdrop o time One of the subjects most undei consideration is what shall be the role of the newspaper in the fu turc in this country and in the whole world How does it gear into the tola communications picture What shall be its relationship to television to radio to magazines to books to education to all other media for disseminating ihforma tion Your Right to Know Obviously thats a mighty broad field More questions get raised than answered On many of them there are just about as many opin ions as there are participants in the discussion But on one ques tion theres a predominance of conviction that comes pretty close to unanimity Thats on the right of the people to know the truth and particularly with respect to their government their schools their courts their public servants To deny that right or to condition or qualify it is to chip away at the very cor nerstone of democracy At any rate thats the way nearly every newspaper editor feels about it One of our members V M New ton editor of the Tampa Flor ida Tribune has made a long and thorough study of secrecy in our government at Washington Heres a conclusion reached by him Much of the business of our federal government is conducted behind the locked doors of execu tive sessions and the people arc given information of this secret government only in the form of handout releases from government press agents often nothing more than propaganda carefully devised to promote and prolong the polit ical life of the office Well Documented Those arc harsh words But they are well documented by the hard hitting Florida editor He would like to see every state legislature adopt this resolution against secret government passed by a recent Texas general assembly That citizens everywhere be alerted to the ever present danger that free government may be su perseded by secret proceedings that throughout the history of the world have been the refuge of cor rupt wicked and reactionary gov But it would be a mistake to as sume that all of the offending against the right of the people to know the Truth which is the sole foundation and justification for freedom of the press is in Washington It shows up at the stale level the county level and the community level From a dozen years on a state board of education I am ready to concede that there are times when an executive session is in the pub lic interest My good friend Red Newton wont concede this but wed manage to disagree agree ably on the point as we have on many another Not Very Often Having said this however I hasten to add that situations call ing for closed doors dont happen very often More than that the public for whom any board coun CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 ALL STATE CONDUCTOR Carlelon L Stewart Mason City music dealer has been chosen as conductor of the AllStale Band at the Iowa High School Music Festival He will rehearse the 270 members Friday and Saturday and direct the concert Saturday evening at KRNT The ater Stewart is conductor of the Mason City Municipal Band and former director o the Mason City High School instrumental music department Story on Page Bulganin and Khrushchev in Blast at West NEW DELHI India hicfs Nikolai Bulganin and Nikilfi Khrushchev opened a doublebar eled attack on the West in the ndian Parliament Monday T h c y told the more than 700 members in the presence of Prime Minister Nehru that Russia was united with India in an unending atle for Both criticized the West on grounds it was attempting to fol ow policies based on a position o Soviet Premier Bulganin and Communist Party Secretary Khrushchev are here on a gooc vill visit expected to last more han two weeks At a state ban quet Sunday night Nehru warnec hem not to expect their good will nvasion would lead India into the Communist bloc Bluntly he said ndia was in no camp and no military The foreign policy of the Soviet Union is a policy of peace and riendship between Bui anin told the Parliament mem Ders who frequently applauded The people of the Soviet Union eel a deep respect for the Indian overnments efforts directed igainst a policy of creating mili ary aggressive alignments and or the defense oE collective The prospect of Russian assist nee to Indias industrial develop ment appeared to be emerging as he leading topic during the Soviet eadcrs visit They brought up the ubject for the third day in ad iresses to a childrcns meeting arlier Monday Khrushchev told he children they must help Indin nclustrializc rapidly and increase gricultural production quickly nd that in this they could counl in the help of Russian youth Four Deaths on Weekend Pushes Road Toll to 548 y The Associated Prrss Deaths of four persons in Tovva raffic accidents late Saturday and unday brought the states 1955 motor vehicle death toll to nly 13 below the tolal for Nov 21 ast year Another Iowa died in an accident near Princeton which took the lives of four other persons The Iowa victims were Gilbert Burns 41 Auburn farm er Frank Cornelius Brunei 21 a Dutch immigrant living near Wa terloo Peter Moffett 86 of near Lamoni and Henry Fabritz 68 chairman of the Wapello County Board of Supervisors Arven L Smothers 23 a sailor from Davis City Iowa was killed in the Missouri accident which oc curred on Highway 136 about two miles west of Princeton N NEW PRESIDENT ST PAUL Minn R Larimer Sioux City Iowa has been named presidentelect of the North Central Medical Conference DURING ILLNESS LAST WINTER Pope Sow Vision of Chrfst Vatican Announces VATICAN CITY Vati can announced Monday thai Pope Pius XII saw a vision of Jesus Christ during the most critical moments of his grave illness last winter The recovery of the desperately ill pontiff began soon after The announcement was made by Luciano Casimiri chief of the Vatican Press Office upon au thorization of the papa secre tariat of state The secretariat normally would make such state ment only with the personal au thorization of the Pope Casimiri told newsmen that they could stale that responsible Vatican circles confirm the re porl of Ihe vision published last week in Oggi the larg est Italian weekly magazine The Vatican Press Office issued this communique This press service office has been authorized to confirm what has been announced fay the week ly illustrated Oggi in its issue of Nov 24 about the vision of the Holy Father in the course of his illness of December The Oggi article said The secret about the episode was kept until now and only the affectionate indiscretion of one of those knowing it enabled us to learn and tell of the marvelous episode which undoubtedly will deeply move the Catholic faithful all over the The Holy Father is perfectly sure he saw was no dream in that moment on Dec 2 1954 he was fully awake and clearminded On the following day when it seemed there were no hopes left when the worlds newspapers al ready had been circulating with forecasts of a forthcoming grave catastrophe the ailing Pope started to improve in such a sud den manner thai many people considered 51 a Various saints of the church have had visions of Jesus accord ing to Roman Catholic writings These have usually seen him however in the form of the in The Popes vision judging by Oggis article was of Jesus in his fullgrown form Kefauver Gets New Pledges By JACK BELL CHICAGO MVSen Estes Kefau ver of Tennessee apparently is go ing to assay a giant killer role in a battle with Adlai E Steven son of Illinois for the 1956 Demo cralic nomination Friends who participated in a hrecday party rally which wounc last weekend reported Ke fauver has firm pledges for mor than in campaign fund and is almost certain to take th plunge inlo Ihe contest next month This would pit him directly against Stevenson the 1952 nom inec who is running again whil Gov Averell Harriman of York waits watchfully on the flanks for any sign of a stalemate Uphill BatHe Kefauver was represented shing what friendly campaign acticians have told him franklj s an uphill battle against Steven son Stevenson who formally an nounced his candidacy last week nppeared to have been installed as an oddson favorite for the nom nation by members of the Nation il Committee and state chairmen who has most to do with Ihe selee ion of next years convention dele gate slates So confident was the Stevenson camp in some of its eadcrs reactedwithamazement to reports that Kefauver is likely tc enter the balllc Sen Sparkman Steven ions 1952 running mate said he hinks Stevenson is far ahead anc vill get stronger as time rolls on Long Time However Sen McNamara D Mich observed in a separate in ervicw that nine monlhs is a ong lime to keep up the pace hat Stevenson has Harriman made it clear at a news conference here Sunday he snt closing any doors to accept nce of the nomination if it should omc his way He maintained he snl an active Bui he said he retains the rcc gnized right of a man to seek nothcr office when he was askcc f he felt he ought to serve out his erm of governor which has three more years to run Harriman who said he has an understanding with Stevenson n which he wouldnt elaborate aid he doesnt agree that the Democrats ought to pick a mod rate candidate or write a mid lleoftheroad platform He said ie subscribes to former President Harry S Trumans view that the oarty musl bear a liberal label il hopes to win Ihe presidency nd Congress next year Hoeghs Brother Harry Dies at U Hospitals IOWA CITY M Harry Hoegh 0 brother of Gov Leo Hoegh of own died Sunday night at Univer ily Hospilals here after a lengthy Iness Hocgh whose home was in Mil had been with the Soil Conservation Service ince 1934 and most recenlly was ssigned to the northeast Iowa dis traveling out of Dtibuque He was an Iowa Slate College raduate and won three letlers in aseball there He was captain of he ISC baseball leam one season Survivors include his widow a on Dennis 22 who is in Ihe Air and anolher brolher Theo ocgh Williamson Iowa POPE PIUS XI Windows Shattered in New Unrest at Indiana Factory NEW CASTLE Ind nonslrikers in the Perfect Circle Corp piston ring foundry scene of a riot Oct 5 reported shotgun blasts were fired into windows of their homes early Monday Gerald Harvey a foundry supervisor said two blasts were fired through a picture window in his home in nearby Sulphur Springs about a half an hour after a blast broke a window in Herbert Owens home near New Castle Roy Turner 48 an employe of the firm 26 years said the picture wmuow w his New Castle home was shattered by a shotgun blast about 4 a m He said he and his wife and four children were asleep Nonstnkers went to work without incident as the CIO United Auto Workers continued to restrict the number of pickets to five the limit set m an Aug l injunction William F Caldwell a UAW international representative who was sentenced last Friday to 30 days on the state penal farm for a strike stoning incident at the foundry told reporters I was framed His City Court conviction is being appealed to the Henry County Circuit n Ike Meets Leaders at Mountain Lodge GETTYSBURG Pa Eisenhower Monday shifted his base of operalions from his farm to his nearby mountain retreat for policy conferences with the major figures of his administration Helicopterborne members of the cabinet and of the National Se curity Council dropped down at Camp David the Presidents hideaway m Marylands Catoctin iawcty cor sessions with the Chief Execu tive nicely rom his heart the 22 miles to the secluded and closelyguarded c am p while his chief lieutenants were being whirred through the air from Washington in three Air Force flying banana helicopters The meeting of the National Se curity Council the toplevel visory body on defense and ad eign policy came first His ses sion with the cabinet will be held Tuesday To prepare himself for the Na ional Security Council session the President held a private confer ence in Gettysburg earlier Monday with Allen W Dulles director of Central Intelligence Agency Vice President Richard M Nixon who has been presiding at cabinet and council meetings clur ng Eisenhowers illness flew back rom a Florida vacation to atlend he two sessions Besides the regular members of he security i x o n Secretary of State John Coster Dulles Defense Secretary Charles E Wilson and Defense Mobilizer Arthur S score of other government leaders vere in attendance Marie Dionne in Serious Condition With Anemia MONTREAL tfi Quintuplet Marie Dionne Monday was re ported seriously ill with pernicious anemia The 21yearold girl who has been studying for religious orders was brought to a hospital here last week from Quebec Citys Con vent of the Servants of The Blessed Sacrament Two others of the four surviving quintuplets Cecile and Yvonne are training as nurses at the hos pital Reporting the diagnosis of Maries illness the Montreal Ga zette said Maries parents had left their home in Callander for Montreat Marie first entered the Roman Catholic cloister two years ago She returned home in July 1951 reportedly because of poor health Jossof appetite and extreme home sickness In September 1954 soon after the death of her quintuplet sister Emilie Marie returned to the convent 10 Die in Nebraska Accident WATERBURY Neb Ten per sons1 died late Sunday in what was believed to have been the wors traffic accident in Nebraska his tory Killed when two aulos crashec headon 10 miles west of here on Highway 20 were six Nebraska teenagers and four members o a dance band enroutc to play an engagement at Norfolk Col C J Sanders head of the Nebraska Safety Patrol said h could recall no other accitlcnl snuf fing oul so many lives The previ ous high was believed to have bee eight killed near Lexington Dec 1940 The viclims Rodney Hanks 17 son of Mr and Mrs Everett Hanks Gary Stark 17 son of Mr and Mrs Arnold Stark Robert Rakow 17 son of Mr and Mrs Kermit Rakow Perry Book 19 son of Mr and Mrs Al Book Richard Rahn 20 son of Mr and Mrs Walter Rahn Ronald Nobbe 17 son of Mr and Mrs Verno Nobbe James E Martello about 30 Sprmgfield III Jack Renn about 25 Pitts burgh Lou about 25 Rock Island III Don Sheffield 25 St Johns bury Vt The musicians were members o the Jimmie Palmer Orchestra The youths were returning to their farm homes in the Ponca area when the State Safety Patrol saic a front tire apparently blew oul and their car rammed into one car rying the musicians bound for an engagement in Norfolk The musicians car a 195G Plym outh caught fire after the crash and only quick thinking by Henry Waltman Pierce trucker in sep arating the vehicles kept both from jecoming charred ruins Wnltman hooked his truck on the Illinois car and pulled it down Highway 20 away from the teen agers auto The bodies of the mu charred beyond recog nition were pulled from Ihe car afler Ihe Allen volunlecr fire de parlmcnl extinguished Ihe blaze SULTAN HONOREDfiultan Sicli Ben Youasef stands in his open car as he cess ciowcs upon his return to the Moroccan throne after several years in exile Violence has ilareci m the country hetween YousRcfs followers and supporters of the outgoing regime Gas Believed Fuel Oil and Hunt Was On ROCK FALLS 111 Chambers had just filled his stove with newlypurchased fuel oil Sunday night when two men knocked on his door and told him the stuff would blow him and his family sky high Chambers had gone to the Mileage Mart filling station dur ing the afternoon to buy five gallons of fuel oil By mistake an attendant filled his can with high test gasoline The attendant realized his mis take moments later But it was too late Chambers was gone and the attendant didnt know his name The police and fire depart ments were alerted and radio station began broadcasting regu lar warnings to whoever had bought the If his tried to use would probably blow up his house the warnings said Meanwhrle about 70 volunteers began to canvass the town It wasnt until p m that two of the searchers came to fhe right house Chambers mopped his brow when he heard news I was just going to light he said Be Around for Yuletide Hoegh Tells Motorists DEC MOINES Iowa motorist should ask himscff Will I be here for Christmas Gov Leo Hoegh said Monday IF every motorist puts forth jus a little effort the answer will be the governor added at hi news conference He was stressing the fact tha Monday was the opening of a spe cial traffic safety campaign whicl carries through Dec 11 and in eludes SD Day Dec 1 as desig nated by President Eisenhower AH stales arc joining in a spccia effort to make SD Day traffic fa tality free Last year on SD Day Iowa wen 23 hours and 30 minutes without E atalily but then there was a single atalily near Norlhwood Ihe gov crnor said Beardsleys Death Noted in Statement DES MOINES OP Gov Leo Hoegh issued Monday a brief statement which said One year ago Monday Iowa lost its No 1 citizen in an auto mobile accident Gov Bill Beardsley was devoted to the cause of highway safety and I know that if he were with us to day he would be joining with us in our participation in SD The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and not so cold Monday night low 32 Cloudy and colder Tuesday owa Cloudy Monday night and Tuesday snow flurries and cold er Tuesday Low Monday night 2530 northeast 3037 southwest Minnesota Flurries colder Globe Gazette veathcr data up o 8 Mon ay Maximum 44 Minimum 21 AGO Maximum Mini m u in 27 CCXKR Is Sideline Observer Old Feud Discussed From Our Wire Services BAGHDAD Iraq first meeting of the fivenation Bagh dad defense to ilan mutual defense against Com nunisl opened Mon day with an Iraqi pledge to aid any Arab state threatened by Is rael Premier Nuri Said brought the ArabIsraeli feud into the meet ng in his speech of welcome to British Foreign Secretary Harold VlacMillan and the premiers of Iran Turkey and Pakistan Iraq Nuri Said declared will not hesitate touse its resources for the assistance of a n y Arab state subjected to Israeli aggres sion in accordance with its obliga ion under the treaty of collective defense and economic cooperation between the states of the Arab Arabs Out The Baghdad pact was com pleted last month with the adher ence of Iran Egyptian opposition has kept other Arab nations out of the Westernbacked lineup The United States last week an nounced its military and political liaison with the pact Am bassadors W J Gallman and Adm John H Cassady joined the con ference as observers after it voted them a forma invitation Only Turkish Premier Aclnan Menderes referred to the pacts aim of establishing a fense against possible Russian ag gression He did not mention the Soviet Union by name and quickly passed on to the Palestine issue Solution Needed This he said has al ready taken the most important step toward providing for the se curity of the Middle East against he danger from the north While ve are thus gradually achieving progressive organization of the Middle East against the northern langer which threatens it I can not refrain from mentioning the of Palestine which wor ries us all in view of the security and stability of this He said the pact members ail had the duty to work for an equit able solution of this The pact gains additional strength Decause of the way members inter ack Britain and Turkey are mem bers of Ihe North Atlantic Treaty Organization Turkey also has ties with Greece and Yugoslavia Pakis tan belongs to the Southeast Asia organization The Baghdad Pact brings into the alliance 120 million persons which makes it the largest Moslem mili ary bloc in the world Woman Admits She Took at Burlington Bank BURLINGTON Ml Aulhorities said Monday lhat Marcia Jean Whaley 22 was being laken for arraignment before a U S Com missioner in Keokuk on a charge of taking in currency from he vault of the Nationai Bank of Burlington where she was em ployed Bank officials said that the loss on one package of currency T mounting to from the vault was first noticed on Nov 3 On Saturday authorities said the oung woman who was working is n bookkeeper relief vault attendant admitted she took money Complete restitution has been made officers stated and the girl ffercd no reason for taking the money She was not in any par icular need for it they added Burglars Get in Muscatine Haul MUSCATFNE Aulhorities said unday approximately in ash and checks was taken in a afc burglary at the Roundy Shop ing Center on the northeast edge f Muscatine Owner B B Roiindy olumbus Junction estimated the urglars got about in cash cutting torch was used to re move the door of the safe
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