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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 8, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper for DN CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXII Associated and Jolted Presi Full Seven Copy HOME EDITION MAKE EVERY DAY SAFE DRIVING DAY MASON OTY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 8 1955 IKES TREE GOES UP Workmen work erecting the giant White House Christmas tree in a park south of the mansion background right The 65 foot spruce was shipped to Washington from the Black Hills of South Dakota It will be lighted for the first time on Dec 18 ADDRESS AFLCIO Dangerous Politics Hit by Stevenson NEW nominee Adlai Stevenson declared Thursday some Republican officials apparently are resorting to politi cal hate He termed it a dangerous brand of politics There appears to be a design to play the ugly poises of group and he asked Is this indeed an attempt to stir up class conflict No no office is worth such a He said the highest duty o American people nowadays is t say nothing in the political arem will hurt democracy chances abroad He added And the politics of hale mon gering even blights democracy future here at Stevenson defeated 1952 Demo cratic presidential candidate wh now is making another bid for h partys nomination spoke out in his prepared address for the AFL CIO convention Speaks Bluntly He said he had intended not to let this become a politicalspeech but went on to add I propose nevertheless to speak bluntlj against what appears to be a de sign to play the ugly politics o group He continued It started with the secretary of agricultures attempt to blame the farmers current depression on the city workers wage increase And now the chairman of the Republican Senatorial Committee has charged labor leaders with or ganizing a conspiracy of nationa proportions to take over the fed eral government The national chairman of the Salute to Eisenhower dinners ha made his curious insinuating state ment that labor became a potent political force in America at aboul the same time as the rise of the Nazi Party in Germany Called Goons A member of the Cabinet has said that he doesnt happen to go along wtih some of the goons as he puts it who are running things And a Republican state chair man has proclaimed that labor 1 e a d e r s are MarxistSocialist bosses who are trying to take this country clown a rat Stevenson continued This I repeat is a distressing and a dangerous brand of politics This is divisive and therefore de structive We in this country are just emerging from a long and shameful interval of hate and fear and slander Today McCarthyism is out of I SHOPPING I DAYS LEFT Fight Chrittmoi in Session With Top Advisers THURMONT Md Eisenhower met with his top ad visers at fogshrouded Camp Da vid Thursday in an intensive ses sion aimed at rounding out next years defense program while bal ancing the budget and providing a tax cut if possible One of his advisers Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey said just before the talks started I dont give a damn what the military spending indications are I think were going to balance the budget Humphrey spoke with reporters just before the President arrived by car at the mountaintop confer ence site The Treasury secretary was talking about the budget for the current fiscal year ending next June 30 but he and Budget Di rector Rowland Hughes have ex General Assembly OKs Package Deal on Members UNITED NATIONS N Y he General Assembly Thurs iujgiita nave overwhelmingly approved a Dressed hope the 195657 budgetPackagc deal designed to bring 18 Nichola This Paper Consists ol Four One No SJ s ans ampaign for Lieutenant Governor SeaMasters Wreckage Salvaged Jet Seaplane Crash Studied WASHINGTON a 1 v a g ers Thursday recovered from Chesa eake Bay the wreckage of a Mar in SeaMaster the Navys giant new jet seaplane which promised much for the future The 600plus craft ex ploded on a test flight Wednesday about two hours after takeoff from h e airport of its builders the ienn L Martin near Balti nore Three Martin employes and one Navy officer were aboard One Body Found One unidentified body attached o a parachute was recovered Eyewitnesses reported the tour ngine craft was trailing heavy lack smoke a few moments before t exploded right in the One parachute was seen to open Vnother blast was reported as the ose hit the water in the area bout 70 miles southeast of Wash ngton where the Potomac River flows into Chesapeake Bay Pending study of the wreckage here explanation as to why he plane crashed First Model The SeaMaster was the first ex enmental model of a longrange eaplane unveiled by the Navy last anuary it made Us first flight uly 14 and put on a brilliant per ormance at Baltimore last month or Adm Arlcigh Burke chief of aval operations and Adm Earl lountbattcn first British sea lord In the medium bomber category t was designed to cruise at eet carry a payload which could include atomic ombs and operate from water ways virtually anywhere in the The Navy said its primary missions were minelaying and pho ographic reconnaissance A second Seamaster fitted out ith complete military equipment ill be ready to enter the water or initial taxing tests later this month A company spokesman said e saw no immediate reason to ostpone the tests State Employe Pays Fine in Sale of Betting Tickets DES M01NES ert F Stone 45 I o w a Tax Commission employe Wed nesday pleaded guilty to sell ing Irish Sweepstakes tickets to state workers and was fined The Tax Commis sion said it would decide later whether Stone would be dismissed An official de scribed him as an efficient and excellent worker Stone was arrested on the complaint of Harold Young Des Moines superintendent of the Iowa Temperance League Roger I Lyons Succumbs to Shot Wound Long Active in Civic Affairs Roger I Lyons 43 president o Lyons Ideal American diec shortly before noon Thursday his home 404 Vermont Dr J E Christopherson Cerrc Gordo County coroner said Mr Lyons died of a seUmflicted gun shot wound He said Lyons ha been despondent because of illnes in the family He himself hat been under a doctors care re cently Civic Affairs Mr Lyons had been one of Ma son Citys most active businessmen in civic affairs He was a past president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce and the North Iowa Shrine Club He was active in Community Chest drives and for mer chairman of the aviation com mittee of the Chamber of Com merce can be balanced as well Asked about chances for a tax cut next year Humphrey replied I imagine the President will be saying something about it in his State of the Union This is the legislative outline Ei senhower will next month Humphrey has said all along that it will be time to think about a tax cut when a balanced budget is in sight About The Weather Maion City Partly cloudy and cold Thursday night and Friday Low Thursday night about 5 be Jow high Friday 18 Partly cloudy Thursday night and Friday Colder south east Thursday night little change in temperature Friday Low Thursday night 5 below north 10 above south Minnesota Fair and cold Globe Gazette re weather data up o 8 a m ay Maximum 27 Minimum 0 At 8 a m 8 AR AGO Maximum ZK Minimum PARTLY CLOUDY r new members the world or ganization But the deal still faced the threat of a veto The vote was 522 with 5 abstain ing This was the same as the vote in the Assemblys Special Po litical Committee late Wednesday The Assemblys action puts the problem squarely up to the Secur ity Council where Nationalist China has said it will veto Outer Mon golia and Russia has threatened to veto 13 nonCommunist countries unless Outer Mongolia and four other Soviet satellites are admitted The council is expected to meet either Saturday or early next week to act on the applications All five ol the permanent members have the veto power The only members voting against the package deal in the Assembly were Nationalist China and Cuba The five abstainers were the United States France Belgium Israel and Greece He was a member of Kiwanis ub the Elks Lodge Masons anc United Commercial Travelers He also was a member of the First Methodist Church Mr Lyons was born Oct 17 1912 at Mason City the son of Michael J and Hannah Paulsen Lyons He was graduated from Mason City High School and attended Mason City Junior College and Grinnell College Joined Business He was graduated from the Na tional Assn of Cleaning and Dyeing at Silver Springs and joined his father and late brother Clif ton in their laundry and cleaning business here in 1933 He bought the entire ownership of the business following the death of Clifton in 1946 It was merged May 1 1954 with the Ideal Ameri can Laundry and Cleaners He is survived by his wife the former Eiecne Boomhower three children Michael Linda and Ju dith all at home and a Fred Keeler Los Angeles Funeral arrangements are in complete The PattersonJames Fu neral Home is in charge Oskaloosa Boy Again Winner in Oratory DES MOINES WJFor the sec ond year in a row an Oskaloosa boy has won the annual I Speak for Democracy oratorical contest Gov Leo Hoegh announced Thurs day The 1955 winner is Jan Hftgen dorn a senior student at Oskaloosa Ffigh School The 1954 winner was David Walker who went on to place in the national contest last year Cheer Fund Set to Get Under Way Cash Goal of Fixed ICTORY is in the air as the 31st a n n ual Christ mas Cheer Fund solicitation gets formally under way The rec ord is perfect There has never been a and there isnt about to be one the need is greater than in former years and because givers in the past have been willing to give ac cording to the need this years cash goal is being set at Last year with a goal of 750 a total of was raised Ad ditional merchandise contributions vith a value of brought the grand total to Family Service in Charge As in the r the very Beginning of the annual solicitation in 1925 when Publisher L P Loomis arrived inMason City will the Family Service Inc arid its executive secretary Mis Doris Bruce wilt be in full charg of administering the fund In the earlier days of the ven ure the agency now known a Family Service was called the So cial Welfare Family Service has its quarters at 19 W State in the Times Building having moved from the old City Hall on 1st N E since ast year No gift can be either too big or oo small All are on a strictly voluntary basis No pressuring tactics are ever ncces ary Heres the Address Contributions may be either mailed or brought to the Globe Gazette business office on East State Street If mailed use this Address ROGER I LYONS FINAL SEPARATION NEW YORK W Actor Henry Fonda and his third wife have an nounced mutual agreement on a trial Fonda 49 and liis wife former Susan Blanch ard 27 were married fivi years ago Christmas Cheer Mason City Iowa Unless otherwise specifically re uested gifts will be listed each ay with name and amount Those vho wish however may indicate preference for initials or remain ntirely anonymous as A The first list of contributions will ppcar in the next issue of the HobeGazette and every day from ow until 2 p Saturday Dec 4 when the campaign comes for mally to a close there will be a ront page listing of gifts Not Competitive At the start of the solicitation ve would like it understood that he Christmas Cheer Fund isnt to e looked upon as a replacement or any of the causes which have enefited from your generosity in he past the Salvation Army ettles in downtown Mason City or our cmirch causes for example Give to them FIRST Then turn our generous thoughts THIS WAY ts guaranteed to make at least vo people youngster vhn benefits from your gift and OU from the inner satisfac on which comes from sharing our substance with those less for tunate WILLIAM H NICHOLAS Quits Hospital Job DES MOINES WDr Charles C Graves said Thursday he is qui ting his job as director of stale mental hospitals because he is imhaDD over his situation in Iowa He is leaving about Jan 1 to return to Marlboro N state ho pital where he was employed when appointed to the Iowa position i 1J47 Dr Graves is the third psychiatrist to leave state employment i recent weeks Chairman Henry Burma of the State Board of Control said h realized that Dr Graves was no satisfied but commented ther can be a lot of difference o The state has found out tha ordinary good care doesnt solvi the problem of mental Dr G raves said in confirming his orlhcoming resignation E wanted to expand research and training programs but the joard doesnt agree State Level We are lacking at the state cv Student Admits Other Gas Station Robberies CEDAR RAPIDS MVA man held here has admitted series of serv ice station robberies in several Iowa cities police said Thursday Myron M Tillman 21 a State University of Iowa student from Oskaloosa made the admis sions Wednesday night after he was taken City for a Jie detector test Detective Capt John Kuba said He was arrested Tues day in connection with a breakin at the Martin Oil Co here Kuba said Tillman told police he held up three service stations here three in DCS Moines two in OUumwaf and one each in Iowa City and Oskalonsa State Industry Study Ordered by Commission DES MOINES The Iowa Development Commission told Gov Leo Hoegh Thursday it has employed a New York research organization to make a study of owa industrial and agricultural resources utilization at a cost of Hoegh gave the project strong indorsement a n d commented This is the greatest step Iowa has taken in its program for the development of Iowa The research firm Fantus Area Research will begin the study next February and complete it by he following September The firm vill be paid out of commission unds Clint Hoch a representative of he firm told members of the com Tiission assembled with the govcr or that the study would cover market potential raw material ac essibility and distribution and op rating costs for more than 100 major industrial categories Fantus will present an impar ial evaluation of cost factors and ocational nedcs industry by in ustry to detrcmine Iowas ability to match specific technical re quirements in each Hoch said T E Davidson Tf commission director said when the research report is received it will not be placed on a shelf to gather He said copies will be sent to all Chamber of Commerce in the state which are actively seeking new industries so that they may use it in their promotional efforts 1 in research and training We are doing the best we can We have every form oE treatment that every other state has but that snt Dr Graves said his letter of res gnalion would give as his reason or being unhappy in his situation that he feels he hasnt aecom Iished what he intended to do in his more than eight years in his present position Render Kycr Dr Graves who 54 and draw ng a salary of a year was issistant clinical director at the Jersey hospital when he left Ie will return as director of teach ng training and research Prior to expressed ntention to resign the Board of Control lost Dr Norman Render as superintendent of the Clarinda State Mental Health Institute The board discharged Dr Donald Kyer ns superintendent of the Independ ence State Menial Health Institute SAME A Nice Little Fella But He Just CANT TAKE A HINT D LTu by gopher farmer Paul Thomas Wednesday dropped a concussion bomb into the var mints But ht said the gopher pushed the bomb with fuse burning back out Thomas quickly picked it up and hurled it away The bomb exploded igniting a hay pile Firemen saved the house and birn but 12 tons of hay were de stroyed Thomas the gopher still peers the holt Seeks GOP Nomination in Primary Encouraging Reports Cited WJlliam H Nicholas Thursday announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for lieuten antgovernor of Iowa in the pri mary election next June The Mason City turkey raiser decided to make the race for ths office he held in 1951 and 1952 after having received encouraging re ports from party workers in all parts of the state Since being lieutenantgovernor Nicholas has been a candidate twice for the Republican nomina tion for governor Although failing of the nomination he demonstrated vote getting strength that surprised many party leaders Showed Voting Strength Nicholas finished second to ioegh in a large field of candv latcs in 1954 and was a close third or the governorship nomination in 1952 The Mason City an has taken par ticular in the fact that he always carried tis own and many other counties in North and Northeast Iowa where he is best known with large pluralities Nicholas is confident that his one term as lieutenantgovernor and the presiding officer of the state Senate has given him valuable ex he be called upon to fill that office again At this time there is only one other candidate Rep Wendelt Pcndleton Storm Lake speaker pro tern in the House the last session of the legislature has an nounced Leo Elthon Fertile has stated he will not be a candidate for re flection Talked on World Trip Over the past weeks and months Vichotas has been before the pub ic and in the news in all parts of he state where he and Mrs Nicholas have been giving talks nd showing pictures of their oundtheworld trip last spring Editors of both daily and weekly ewspapers have speculated ex cnsively on what office the Mason would Some have rged him to make the race for overnor Others have suggested ongress In the light of this Nicholas ecision to make the race for lieu cnantgovernor will have wide in crest over the state Elected Representative It is now 10 years ago that Nicholas busy up to that time in xpanding his turkey raising facili es entered politics in this County le was elected Cerro Gordo Coun y representative in 1946 He was he party nominee for the office gain in 1948 but was defeated for eelection by A M Schanke in he Democratic landslide that year It was believed by many that had Nicholas been elected that year he rould have been named speaker C the Iowa House Nicholas has hiid other exper nce in public office however For ght years he was county recorder n Butler County where he was orn in 1892 He served with the Tavy in Work War I In 1923 he entered a poultry and atchery business and established is hatchery business in Mason ity in 1926 Started Turkey Raising Three years later Nicholas arted his large turkey raising peration which produced a million ounds of finished turkey a year n the fall of 1945 he built a tur oy processing plant north of Ma on City with a capacity of 100 arloads of turkeys a season This ant was later sold to Swift and o Mr and Mrs Nicholas live at 60 rescent Dr in Mason City She the former Viola Folkers of Alli nn They have three children vo daughters Idella a staff mem er of Michigan State College at asl Lansing and Mrs Ed chick Mason and son Bill who manages the tur y farms They have three grand lildron Nicholas Js x member of   

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