Tuesday, January 10, 1956

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 10, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North lowoV Daily Newspaper Edited iot this CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXII Associated Prew and United Press Pull Lets Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 10 1956 HOME EDITION MAKE EVERY DAY SAFE DRIVING DAY Farm Road Programs Given Priority by GOP This Paper Consists of Two One No 80 Ruthven Woman Gets Portable IRON LUNG BY AIR u respirator for a Ruthven polio patient arrived here Tuesday after Its takeoff was delayed twice The respirator immediately was pot on a truck and taken to Ruthven P However despite the delays attendants at Ruthven said the patient Vera Hesse 35 was in no danger They said an emergen cy call was put in for another respirator because Mrs Hesses ongmal machine broke down and a spare machine failed intermjt However attendants said they had repaired the spare machine at least temporarily and said Mrs Hesse had been well taken of through the night The third respirator was flown here by United Air Lines on an emergency flight from Denver last night An Iowa Air National Guard pilot Capt Darrell Powell Des Moines flew it to Emmets burg Tuesday after a detay caused by ground fog at Emmetsburg President Talks With FINAL PUFF Vice President Richard Nixon gives the final puff to the burning candles as he prepares to take the first slice of his birthday cake Nixon who turned 43 was honored by fellow lawmakers at a party given Mon day night in Washington by the Congressional Chowder and Marching Club Slate Inquest in Near Vinton VINTON inquest has been set for Thursday in the death o ft man shot and killed Monday in an exchange of shots vith Benlon County Deputy Sheriff Vern Me Clurg near here Sheriff Ed Thompson said the man tentatively was identified as Raymond D Mason 39 a Michi gan State Reformatory parolee Members of Masons family are expected to be here Thursday to make positive identification Thompson said Mason was sho near the small house of Ray Fish er about 50 who had asked the sheriff to come with him to his acreage northwest of here to in vestigate a man who had moved in on The sheriff said when he and McClurg arrived at the Fisher place about identi fied themselves as peace officers and began examining the car Ma son had been driving Mason went to rear of the auto whipped out a gun and fired five shots at Deputy McClurg from about 20 feet away Thompson said McGlurg returned three shots one of which struck Mason in the neck the sheriff said killing him instantly The car Mason was driving was registered to an L L Lacas of Sycamore and was believed stolen the sheriff said Thompson said Fisher told liim Mason drove up to Fishers house Sunday and had just hung around until Monday when Fisher becamesuspicious of his stories and went to the sheriffs office Jet Ace Dies in Crash of Fl01 EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE Lonnic Moore 36 one of the leading jet aces of the Korean War was killed Tuesday in the crash of the Air Forces newest supersonic fighter the F101 Voo doo jet The plane crashed and exploded just after it was airborne in the center of the main flying field at Eglin Air Force Base It was Moores first flight in the plane Moore was a double ace in Ko rea with 10 enemy MIG 15s de stroyed and 1 probably destroyed He was commissioned In October 1943 and flew more than 54 com bat strikes in B26 bombers during World War II Baby Drugged as Family Eludes Reds VIENNA Hungarian antiCommunist refugees who crawled through minefields and under barbed wire entanglements have reached the safety of Austria To make the flight a mother drugged her yearold baby with sleeping pills so the child would not cry out and awaken quick triggered guards Hungarian border The baby at first failed to re over from the pills but was re vived at a hospital The 13 two with seven their freedom dash at Klingenberg n the Burgenland This border strip is the same place where an other group of Hungarian refugees once ploughed to asylum by smash ng a hole through barbed wire ences with a homemade tank constructed with iron plating on a arm tractor The refugees fled through the winter cold with no possessions ex cept the clothing they wore Arriy ng at an Austrian village at 3 Monday they rapped on a farm ers window and begged help He rushed them to the police and the drugged child to a hospital Their clothing was torn mrbed wire by The refugees told Austrian po ice they fled because they found ife in Hungary They asked asylum Quick Action Is Desired WASHINGTON UPl President Eisenhower and Republican con gressional leaders agreed at a White House meeting Tuesday that the administrations farm program should have high priority at this session of Congress The GOP leaders told reporters that the Presidents 10year pro gram of highway construction also was stressed at the legislative strategy session Democrats are in control of Congress and will set the legisla tive program but they have indi cated a disposition to give farm legislation a top place Eisenhower on his second day back on the job after convales cence from his heart attack talked with the GOP leaders for nearly an hour and a half Looks Fine Republican Senate Leader Know land of California said the Presi dent looks Knowland and House GOP Leader Martin of Massachusetts said there was no discussion of the Presidents sec ond term plans The California senator said he believed Elsenhowers farm pro gram featuring a soil bank sys tem for a cut back in crop acre age was generally wellre ceived in Congress and stood a good chance of winning the neces sary bipartisan support to get it enacted Knowland and Martin said they expect the Senate to actfirst on a farm bill with hearings to begin by the Senate Agriculture Com mittee headed by Sen EUender before Feb 15 Referring to Eisenhowers farm message which was sent to the legislators Monday Knowland said There was general agreement that the message was constructive and if properly enacted would meet the agricultural problems of NEGROES GREETED BY NEW SIGN The City of Jackson Miss Tuesday put up its own segregation signs at the railroad station after Illinois Central officials took theirs down in compliance with federal orders Jackson police said they had orders to enforce the citys stand if necessary The sign points out the Negroes waiting room i v Voters OK Segregation Plan T T TT RICHMOND Va UPiGov Thomas B S t a nl e y prepared Tuesday to translate the results of a smashing election victory into a request for further action by the Virginia Legislature on the ad ministration plan to continue seg regated schools He will go before the opening session of the General Assembly for his State of the Common wealth address Wednesday armed with a better than twoto one endorsement by the voters of the first leg school program This endorsement was given Monday when voters expressed landslide approval to a call for a constitutional convention that would open thelegal door for us ing state money for private non sectarian school tuition grants The grants would be available to pupils whose parents declined to send them to integrated schools Voting approached the mark in spite of sleet and snow in many sections of the turn out second only to the in the of 1952 Returns from of the states precincts showed for theconstitutional convention call and against it The constitutional change will give the state administration a jumpingoff point for the rest of an antiintegration program rec ommended by the Gray Study Commission of 32 legislators But S t a e y wouldnot disclose whether he will ask the Assembly for a speedy convention call or what timetable he has in mind for other parts of the Gray Commis sion recommendations including a plan for assigning pupils for rea sons other than race Stanley called the victory for the tuition grant plan something o tremendous to the Workman Killed in Spectacular Crash COUNCIL BLUFFS V Jacobsen 23 Council Bluffs lackinghouse worker was killed Tuesday ia a spectacular uto accident Authorities said Jacobsens car eft to the Burlington ailroad overpass on the South Gmaha bridge road and hurtled bout 100 feet through the air After its impact below it slid about 5 feet farther Burlington trfcck workers found le demolished All About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy to cloudy Tuesday night low 1016 Wednesday partly cloudy high 3034 owa Mostly fair Tuesday night and Wednesday Little change in temperature Low Tuesday night 1018 ive Day Iowa Temperatures Wednesday through Sunday will average a little below normal Normal high temperatures range from 25 in the north to 33 in the south Normal low temperatures from 6 in the north to 14 in the south There will not be much change in day to day tempera lures through Sunday Average precipitation for the next five days will be little or none with chance of occasional drizzle ex treme east Tuesday night and snow flurries about Friday Minnesota Cloudy cold Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Maximum 30 Minimum 10 At 8 10 YEAR AGO Maximum 29 FAIR Minimum 19 the nation Quick Action Knowland said the Republicans want quick action so the full effect of the program can be felt soon as In answer to questions said he was not thinking particularly of the effect of falling farm prices on the November election but rath er of fairness toward the farmers as a vital element in the American economy As for Eisenhowers 25billion dollar program of federal aid to highway construction Knowland said the Republican leadership in Congress is vitally concerned about the fact that a year has passed since the President first recommended the program and no action has been takeo although the highways now are more that much The highway program got stalled at the last session in a dispute over financing it The administra tion wanted to do it by longterm borrowing while the Democrats in sisted oh a payasyougo plan Recently the administration has shown willingness to meet the Democrast at least part way on this issue Graham Sane Doctor States in Report DENVER Gilbert Gra ham accused of murder in the time bombing of a commercial air liner is sane two psychiatrists ad vised the District Court Monday Dr Leo V Tepleys report said Graham 23 had full possession of his mental faculties Nov l the date of the United Air Lines crash 32 miles north of here in which 44 persons died and on Nov 14 when Graham signed a statement Train Derailed at Lyle Boy 14 Is Held LYLE 14yearold bo Monday admitted causing the de railment of a Great Western mail and passenger train here Saturday night The derailment tied up Grea Western traffic for Z1A hours The boy allegedly used a broom stick to open the padlock and un lock the switch After throwing the switches he closed the locks ac cording to Mower County Sheriff Albert Eeinart The switch caused the south bound train pulling about 10 cars to jump the track The route to Omaha was approaching the Lyle station about The train had slowed to about 10 miles an hour when the engi neer noticed the switch was turned indicating the transfer to a side track The trucks of the locomotive went off the tracks tearing up Lies for about 20 feet before com ing to a stop Byron L Johnson Des Moines chief detective for the Great Wes tern said a serious derailment could have resulted if the train had been going at top speed How ever the train No 13 was sched uled to stop at Lyle No one was injured May Accept Donations to Ease Federal Debt WASHINGTON UP Do you feel that the government doesnt take a big enough cut out of your paycheck Would you like to con tribute something extra towards reduction of the national debt You can if Congress approves legislation introduced by Sen Wil liam F Knowland It would authorize the Treasury to accept donations specifically marked for retiring the federal debt i HUGE ESTATE BALTIMORE fRGlen L Mar Lin aviation pioneer who died Dec 4 left an estate of more than 14V4 million dollars SAME DATE1955U BUek flit mttat irxfflo fcwn BULLETIN WASHINGTON tWAtty Tuesday announced return of an antitrust indictment charging two associations of box ing managers and three of their officers with boycotting and other violation of tho Sherman Antitrust Act D fivers License Renewal Cards Sent Out Year Too Soon DES MOINES thousand Iowa drivers li cense renewal reminder cards have been mailed out a year too soon the State Safety Department said Tuesday The department ad vised drivers receiving re minder cards in recent days to compare the date on the cards with the expiration date on their drivers license Through an error the de partment said the private firm which handles mailing of the reminder cards sent the reminders to thousands of drivers whose licenses do not run out until 1957 Abrahamson Files for ReElection DES MOINES ff State Treas urer M L Abrahamson 53 an nounced Tuesday his candidacy for Republican reelection on the basis of his record of playing no favor Abrahamson is the first of the Statehouse Republican office hold ers to announce his political plans for 1956 All or most all others are expected to seek reelection also Postville Boy Injured in French Accident VERDUN France OP Four yearold Gary Foran son of Sgt Harold Foran Postville Iowa was injured critically Sunday when the familys car overturned on an cecoated highway Foran with Lhe 767th Medical Detachment and his wife Hilda suffered only minor injuries The child is at the U S Army Hospital in Verdun East in Grips of Storms Florida Hit by Cold rom Our Wire Services An icy winter storm drove out of the East Tuesday reversing the normal flow of weather and sending traffic accidents soaring as far west as Chicago The storm which ranked as tha Easts worst wintry blast in seven years spread freezing rain over Ohio lower Michigan northeast Indiana and northern Illinois In Chicago police reported thai traffic accidents were occuring at a rate of 100 an hour early Tues day In the citys park districts where traffic usually moves fast er the rate was 200 smashups every hour Smashups involving as many as 10 cars at a time were reported Ice Slicks Chicago area motorists were warned that the fastfreezing rain was turning streets and highways into ice slicks They were urged to leave their cars at home if afe all possible Along the iceglazed Eastern Seaboard the storm slackened somewhat But subfreezing weath er gripped the causing damage estimated at more than 10 million dollars to Florida truck crops Rains continued to pound New England and the Middle Atlantic states while rain snow and freez ing drizzle iced the eastern Great Lakes parts of the Ohio Valley and western portions of Virginia and North Carolina The wintry blast springs from a huge low pressure system centered egislature in dealing with school problems in light of the Su preme Courts order to Virginia and other southern states to deseg regate with all deliberate The results will be most veuivreu ful to all those who are concerned the Virginia andNorth Caro with safeguarding our schools and at the same time pro tecting our children against forced mixing of the races in the class jaid Stanley and Sen Garland Gray commission chairman plus the scores of spokesmen they mar shaled iri the campaign for the convention argued the tuition grant plan would serve to pre serve education for both races in he state Against them were ar a group of ministers and ministerial organizations womens groups and some labor spokesmen vho said diversion of state money vould seriously threaten public education State Armistead L Boothe Alexandria leader of the opposition said It is the duty of us all to honor and respect the vishes of the great Boothe who said he was against ntegration but feared the tuition grant plan was a dangerous step or the future of public education that the referendum marked nly the beginning rather than the end of efforts to school problem Gray expressed his thanks to the raters for what he called this evidence of their confidence in Virginias leaders who are striv ng so earnestly to solve the grave iroblem which confronts proamendment head quarters where he was receiving cturns Gray commented to a clephone caller It looks like we won the Civil AP Wirephoto tracks in the rail TROOPS PATROL RAILWAYSA Chilean Army patrol walks way station at Santiago after military forces Tuesday took ove rtatkm system to prevent sabotage A state of siege has fight by workers who are protesting government economic plans ina coasts It was so big that the usual flow of weather from West to East was stopped in its tracks and began moving the other way Two Deaths Bureau fore cast snow flumes a of reezing drizzle asfar west asil inois and eastern Wisconsin AH roads in Western Pennsylvania vere already causing wo deaths and snpw sleet and reezing rain lashed Michigan and eastern Indiana On the East Coast the ice storni ranked as the worst since a dis astrous sleet storm in 1949 At least 10 dead were counted in five states and scores of cars skidded into smashups It was colder Tuesday morning in in Port land Maine where the reading was 44 Miami suburban areas re ported below degrees Temperatures dropped into the 30s as far south as Mobile and West Palm Beach Fla It was a cool 27 at Jackson Miss rather than the Heavy damage was reported to deal with the tomatoes beans watermelons peppers eggplant and sweet corn from the Lake Okeechobee region south to the Florida Keys A farm official estimated damage at 10 million dollars Vegetable crops also suffered heavy damage in Palm Beach County and in the interior of the Everglades where temperatures dropped as low as 24 degrees Citrus crops now in the midst of harvesting appeared to have escaped serious damage Growers however were warned to protect against continued cold Burlington Woman Dies in Accident BURLINGTON W Amelia Suchy 76 Burlington was fatally injured early Tuesday in a car pedestrian accident which oc curred as she was walking across a street enroute to work at a local hospital She was a widow Police said the driver of the car Charles A Fortune 58 West Bur lington reported Mrs Suchy wait ed for one auto to pass and then stepped into the path of his ve hicle The accident occurred at a residential intersection Roscoe Jones to Seek Goodwins GOP Post ATLANTIC Jones 14 Cass County and 7th District Re publican chairman has announced that he will be a candidate for tho post of GOP national committee man from lown to succeed Robert K Goodwin Des Moines Jones announcement late Mon day followed that of Goodwin who said he will resign April 6 and will not seek reelection He was elected lo the post in 1952 and his term normally would run until the end of the Aug 20 GOP national convcn tiop