Tuesday, February 14, 1956

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 14, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NIWSPAPERTHAT MAKES ALL NORTH tOWANS NEIGHBORS HOf VOL LXII Associated and United Press Full Wires Seven Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 14 1956 Paper Consists ol Two NO m Friendship of West Is New Goal of Russians ADLAl TAKES TUMBLE IN left looks dazed after clTmb ing out of a snow tractor which overturned Monday near Timberline Lodge Ore Ste venson candidate for the Democratic nomination for president and five others were taking a ride in the machine when it lurched off a path and skidded 35 feet into a ditch No one was injured Karstons Murder Trial Ready to GO TO THE JURY BLOOMFIELD Defense Attorney George E Flagg told the Jury Tuesday that blood will be on your hands if the death penalty for William G Karston in his murder trial here But special prosecutor Don Harris termed Flaggs argument an intimidation of the jury and said there would be no more blood on your hands than on the hands of any peace officer who might shoot dtwn a fleeing The remarks of both attorneys were made in closing arguments of Karstons second murdertrial inthe July 1954 robberyslaying of Wendell Jones 56 Pulaski farmer Closing arguments were expected completed Tuesday after noon District Judge Edward Simmons had some 40 pages of in structions to read to the jury after the lawyers finish their summa tions It was expected the two alternate furors then would be ex cused and the case would be submitted to the 12 regular jury mem bers Demo Road Program Rapped by Humphrey WASHINGTON Secretary George M Humphrey told Congress Tuesday a Democratic plan to raise taxes on highway users would produce less than half of the revenue needed to pay for the expanded road building program Democrats are proposing He said the proposed taxes would yield over a 12year period or less is needed under the proposed Shaken yp by Strong Earthquake ing program Therefore he told the House Ways and Means Committee the Democratic plan would not put highway building on a true pay asyoubuild Humphrey was the first witness as the committee opened hearings on a bill to raise taxes 1 cent a gallon on gasoline and diescl fuel and 3 cents a pound on tires Rep Hale Boggs spon sor of the measure has estimated the taxes would yield 12 billion dollars over a 15year period and that this coupled with revenue from some existing highway user taxes would be enough to pay for almost all of the 13year road build ing program The program is estimated to cost about billion dollars over a 13year period Boggs proposes to count as highway revenue 22 billion dollars to be collected over a 15 year period from present fuel and tire taxes on highway users The proposed construction pro gram is for 13 years The financing program is for 15 years Meanwhile truckers and organ izcd motorists clashed over who should pay the extra highway tax es The truckers denied the measure would favor the trucking industry at the expense of the motorist They issued a statement defending the bill against what they called false and mischievious charges by the American Automobile Assn The AAA fired back with a state ment accusing the American Trucking Associations of laying down a smoke screen highway financing issue on the MRS SLOAN DIES PALM BEACH Fla Alfred P Sloan wife of the chair man of the board of General Mo tori died al her winter home here Monday night TOKYO stout earthquake shook up Tokyo and the surround ing area for about 30 seconds Tues day morning Eight Japanese were injured three seriously bill the worlds third largest city escaped property damage More than homes were without electri city as high voltage cables snapped About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy through Wednesday Colder Tuesday night low 35 below high Wed nesday 18 Iowa Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday Colder Tuesday night low near zero north 15 above south Five day Iowa Temperatures Wednesday through Sunday will average 5 to 10 degrees below normal west to near normal east Normal highs 33 north to 40 south normal lows 12 north to 20 south Cold Wednesday grad ual warming trend till turning colder again last of week Pre cipitation will average l20th 01 an inch west to 210ths of an inch east occurring mostly as snow Friday or Saturday Minnesota Continued coid Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Tues day Maximum 40 Minimum 5 At 8 S YEAR AGO Maximum 25 Minimum COiDER University to Appeal Case to High Court Student Faculty Convocations Grand Jury Opens Inquiry Into Case Campaign Fund WASHINGTON federal grand jury Tuesday be gan an inquiry into a campaign donation rejected by Sen Case RSD during Senate debate on the natural gas bill On hand to testify were three witnesses who said they were pre pared to answer all questions and had nothing to conceal One was John M Neff Lexington lawyer who left the in Sioux Falls as a tion to Cases campaign W I I I Also on hand were Elmer Pat I flllMQ man Austin like Neff an I attorney for the Superior Oil Co of California and Sheriff Paul D i 111 haley of Dawson County Neb C U U11V U 11 Senatorial investigators who Party Record Denies He Called Truman a Traitor NEW YORK President Nixon claims a magnificent rec ord for the first three years ol what all of us hope will be eighJ years of the Eisenhower adminis ound up a public hearing on the ampaign fund offer Monday card testimony that the a me from personal funds of HOW rd B Keck president of Superior il No Strings Neff told the senators no strings were attached to the money but he and Patman both aid they would not have been in erested in making a donation if ley had not understood Case was or the bill to exempt natural gas roducers from direct federal reg ulation Case in disclosing the offer said e had been inclined to favor the measure but viewed thej as signal of undue financial interest BIRMINGHAM Ala Wl The segregation case ivill be appealed to the U S Su reme Court by the University of Uabama but that appeal will have 10 effect on the Negro students egal efforts to force her way back into school Defense attorneys announced fonday they would make the ap seal The university previously ad been denied its request for a lelay in application of the lower ourt ruling that the school could lot deny admission to any student iccause of race or color Hearing Set The Negro student was excluded rom classes Feb 6 after three lays in the university when rioting iroke out She is the first Negro iver enrolled at the university ol Puscaloosa Miss Lucy has asked the Fed eral Court at Birmingham to or der her readmission and that case s set for hearing Feb 29 At Tuscaloosa President O C larmichael of the university called student and faculty convocation or Thursday in two one at 11 and the other 45 min utes later The convocation presumably was called to discuss the Lucy case Gov James E Folsom said in a statement Monday the Nationa Assn for Advancement of Colored cople and professional outside agitators had hindered efforts to lalt the disturbances Denies Charge If the professional agitator lad been interested only in enter ng a student at the University o Alabama solely for the purpose o pursuing routine classroom work hen they would not have come with their own cameramen ant he said at Montgom cry Ruby Hurley NAACP regiona secretary said at Birmingham The governor has been misin formed The NAACP did not have icwsmen and cameramen on the University of Alabama who described himself as a riend and attorney of Neff told eporters Tuesday that Neff was repared to answer any questions f the grand jury And he said feff has nothing to conceal Sheriff Whaley who made two rips to South Dakota with Neff n connection with the Case cam iaign fund offer said he also would nswer all questions and provide ny information he could Much Secrecy The witnesses were more com municative than the government fficials handling the grand jury Slain Missionarys Wife Has Third Son PONTIAC Mich Wl Mrs T Edward McCully 28 whos husband was among four mission aries slain by Auca Indians in th jungles of Ecuador last montl gave birth Saturday to a baby boy named Matthew Jay McCully Bot mother and baby were reporte doing well Monday Mrs McCull whose husband formerly lived i DCS Moines came to Pontiac fo lowing her husbands death to sla with her parents She has two olhc sons 3 and 1 he Ivan D Evans Broken n uniform and nvestigation As is hey surrounded the customary proceeding vith considerable secrecy The Justice Department in fact as never acknowledged publicly hat a grand jury has been asked o look into the Case contribution o determine whether there was any violation of law in connection vith activities centered on the gas bill The bill is now before President lisenhower who discussed it with ris Cabinet Monday but reached no decision The bill becomes law aturday even without Eisenhow ers signature unless he vetoes il n the meantime BLUFFS ROYALTY COUNCIL BLUFFS U Mayor Villiam P Knox and Miss Melinda ee Morse were crowned king and queen of the 35th annual Mard ras Ball Monday night Nixon told the National Republi can Club in a Lincoln Day speech Monday Our Republican administration is now proving for the first time in nearly 30 years that we can have prosperity without war full arid controls Great Advances Speaking at the clubs 70th an nual Lincoln Day ainner he saic the greatest advances in the nation to end racial discrimination since the emancipation proclamation it self have been made during the Eisenhower administration Nixons speech contained barbs for three Democratic presidentia nominee possibilities Adlai E Stevenson Sen Estes Kefauver o Tennessee and Gov Averell Har rim an of New York As he arrived here by plane from Washington Nixon denied he ever had called former President Harrj S Truman a as Truman has complained I did not call Mr Truman traitor absolutely Nixon told newsmen Nor did he call the Democratic Party the party o treason or question the loyaltj of any of its members Nixon added Communist Party I have always said that there is only one party for treason in the United States and that is th Communist Nixon contin ucd In all my public speeches anc private talks I have always saic that the loyalty of Truman Ste venson and all the leaders of tht Democratic Party should not be questioned only their judgment The Alger Hiss case speaks fo itself Mr Truman called it a red AP Wircphoto SHI CUPID AT admiring glances shared by these two 6yearolds could come from the mutual soda or the fact that cupid was at work on this St Valentines Day The youngsters are Hadley Jenner and Cindy Togeas kindergarten schoolmates at Fort Dodge ExCAB Official Tells of Ties With Commies WASHINGTON recentlyresigned Civii Aeronautics Boar official Tuesday told congressional investigators he worked in secre Communist cells in the government during preWorld War II days James who said he resigned as chief of the CAB Routes Division last Sept 30 testified freely about past Red activitie questioning by the House Hickenlooper Hoegh to Announce Their Political Intentions DES MOINES W Gov Leo Hoegh and Sen B B Hickenlooper will announce Wednesday ihcir po litical intentions in this presidential election year The governorship and senatorial post are the two top openings on the 1956 ballot Political observers have anticipated that each would seek reelection although both have delayed announcements be yond the usual time No one has announced thus far for the Republican nomination for either governor or senator How ever there are two announced Democratic candidates for senator and one for governor with the possibility of one or two others SAME Click flag means truffle death la 21 hours Committee on UnAmerican Activ ities Gorham said he was a Commu nist Party member from May 1934 mtil late 1941 or early 1942 Most of that time Gorham said lie held federal a 193538 stretch with the Senat ommcree Committee d u r i n i which he was on the staff of a Railroad Finances Investigalin Subcommittee headed by thenSen Truman of Missouri Gorham named Herbert Fuch as head of the Senate committd Communist cell Fuchs told th House investigators last year abou his activities The 44yearold Gorham namei more than 20 persons he said h had known as Communists durin his days of Red activity And h listed a string of federal agencie in connection with his recital o Communist activities Gorham was the first witness a the opening here of what the com mittee called full scale hearing on Communist infiltration of th government in the past Snow to Follow Colder Weather BF THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Keen winds from the north cir culated cold air over most of low Tuesday and the Weather Burea said light snow flurries won spread over the state from th northwest to the southeast The mercury fell to 4 below a Sibley early Tuesday and othe lows varied from 6 degrees at Ma son City to 28 at Burlington Th sharp winds made the cooler tern peraturcs much more apparent The Weather Bureau said sno flurries for the most part would b light with no significant accumi lation of snow on the ground AP Wircphoto ANTARCTIC Operation Deepfreeze Skymaster wings over moun tain peaks towering feet while on a round trip flight over the South Pole Jant month The mountains are on the Ross Ice Shelf GOO miles from the is one of the first photos released by the expedition I t Ford Chrysler to Trim Auto Output DETROIT Ten of the 16 as sembly plants of the Ford Divisio of the Ford Motor Co will operat only four days this week shuttin down from Thursday until Monday Two of Chrysler ma jo plants also will operate only fou days and the company said planned layoffs of an additiona workers The new layoffs will bring to ap proximately the number cv from auto industry payrolls in re cent weeks to hold production i line with Program Outlined by Nikita Red Party in Conclave By STANLEY JOHNSON MOSCOW ffi Communist Party 5oss Nikita Khrushchev Tuesday aid down a five point foreign pol cy for the Soviet Union in which mprovement of relations with the Jnited States Britain and France as a key point He told cheering delegates at the Oth Congress of the Communist arty in the Kremlin that there re only two co ixistence or Khrushchev pictured the Western wsitior as weakening while the Soviet Union and its Red associates grow stronger But the warning s accompanied by a statement hat war is not inevitable The principal feature of our epoch is the emergence of Social sm Communism from the confines of one country and its transforma tion into a world Khrush chev said Points Capitalism has proved impotent to hinder this world historic proc ess The simultaneous existence of two opposed world economic sys tems of capitalism and Socialism developing according to different laws in the opposite direction has become an irrefutable He said that violent revolution is not necessary now to bring about a Socialist state The five principles of Soviet for eign policy outlined by Khrush chev were 1 Respect for 2 Strengthened relations with the peoples democracies Soviet 3 Strengthened friendly rela tions with India Burma Afghan iston and countries not belonging to aggressive military blocs 4 Work for better with the United States of Ameri ca Great Britain and in all fields especially economic technical and cultural 5 Remain vigilant while there are still people who wish to threaten peaceful coexistence and maintain the defense potential of the Soviet Union We wish to be on good terms with the U S Khrushchev said in his keynote speech whose mild tone was in startling contrast to savage attack he made in the Supreme Soviet recently It also was mild compared to the belliger ent attitude adopted by former Premier Malenkov when he mads the opening address to the last Communist Congress in 1952 Because of this we have pro posed a Khrushchev said in a reference to offers of a friend ship pact with the United States Mild Approach Speaking vigorously he told the delegates this is not to say we are weak We existed before having diplomatic relations with the United States We propose a treaty which can be useful for both countries There are only two roads peaceful coexistence or Khrushchev opened the meeting by calling on delegates to stand in tribute to Communist leaders who had died since the last Party Con gress He linked the names of Stal in Czech President Klemcnt Gott wald who died in 1953 and Kyui clii Tokuda former first secretary of the Japanese Communist Party who died in exile in Communist China in October 1953 First Reference The reference to Stalin was the first mention of the late dictator in connection with the opening of the party meeting At one point Khrushchev said All measures taken by the party the past three years have been corrccl They show the success of Leninist The three years covrrs the pe riod since death