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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 23, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Daily Newspaper Editedfor ike MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII AMQrJited Pica od Pres Uasfl Wirel Seven Centi a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 23 1956 Consists of Two Nt lit 27 Freight Cars Wrecked at Sheffield HIS FAITH IN BIBLEThe Rev L R Bennett onfof the defendants arrested Wednesday on a Grand Jury in dictment growing out of Montgomery Negro bus boy cott carries his Bible as he enters the county jail Mr Bennett was charged with violating the states anti boycott law Dozens of Arrests Expected In Negro Bus Boycott Case uuiauaj iuKui 01 negroes justice to And to emphasize their deterrriihaUon boycott leaders proclaimed Friday prayerpilgrimage They said every raceloving Negro will shun all motor vehicles anc Announcement on Uranium Shot in Arm For Development of Nuclear Power WASHINGTON UP Atomic sources said Thursday that Presi dent Eisenhowers uranium an nouncement will act as a shot in the arm for nuclear power develop ment here and overseas They predicted a raft of foreign applications for bilateral power agreements now that there is as surance the necessary atomic fuel will be available The President said Wednesday ithat pounds fissionable irranium235 will be made available as need of it for atomic 5 power plants and research in this Icpuntry and half for qualified for eign nations 6 So far this country has signed no power agreements with any countries except Belgium Great Britain and Canada Those agree ments were special ones based on the special atomic relations stemming from World War II with those The uranium setaside announced by the President would affect other friendly free nations willing to cept US assistance under terms yet to be published As of now the United States is discussing power agreements with Australia Switzerland The Nether lands and several other not pub licly identified countries according Jo the Atomic Energy Commission Additional nations now are ex acted to enter into power talks vilh U S officials 109 SAME mrtni traffic M mir walk wherever they go on that day Scores of Negroes crowdedout side the Montgomery County Jai Wednesday and watched quietly as 73 of 115 persons indicted for boy cotting were brought in and booked 73 in Custody The 73 taken into al Negroes included several political leaders and 23 ministers All were released in bond The wholesale arrests followed a report by the Montgomery Coun ty grand jury which named 115 persons active participants in the boycott now in its 12th week in protest against racial segrega tion The mass meeting Thursday night and the noride pilgrimage Friday were announced by the Rev Ralph D Abernathy one of those indicted for boycotting and pastor of the First Baptist Church where the prayer for justice meeting will be held The Negro minister chairman of the negotiating committee o boycott leaders said in a state ment that Negroes are not on trial here But Montgomery is on trial The eyes of the world are fo cused here waiting to see Southern justice in action Americas Right It is an Americans right tp protest against undemocratic and inhuman practices yet because we are Negroes the grand jury has indicted He predicted that at least Negroes will attend the meeting Thursday night and pray to Al mighty God to get into the hearts of Montgomery people so that jus ice will prevail at the arraignment trials He added We are expecting these cases to be dismissed But if they are not we will take them to the Supreme Those arrested included Mrs Rosa Parks who was taken into custody on the boycott indictment soon after leaving Circuit Court where she had been sentenced to 14 days in jail for refusing to pay a fine in the case which touched off the racial protest movement SAVED BY HAIR SYDNEY Australia H7A man grabbed his wife by her hair as she slipped over a 300foot cliff Thurs day and held on for five minutes mtil police arrived help pull her Lq safety Senate in Battle on Supports Lineup Rigid Against Flexible WASHINGTON UP The battl over flexible vs rigid farm pric supports shifted from committe rooms to the Senate floor Thurs day Sen EUender DLa called fo a return to higher supports level as the only means to put mor dollars into the farmers pocket without But even as h opened debate on the election yea farm bill late Wednesday ai amendment was offered to continu the present flexible scale Voting on this and other con troversial provisions of themea sure will not start before next wee at the earliest The time remainec uncertain Pleads for Vote EUender pleaded for a final vote orly next week saying passag by both the Senate and the Hous should be completed by March 15 if this bill is to do any good a all during the 1956 crop But Sen Aiken RVt said in an nterview Well be lucky to get a final by next Thurs day or Eilender is chairman and Aiken he senior Republican on the Sen ate Agriculture Committee which by an 87 vote included a return o high rigid price supports on asic crops in 4an omnibus farm bill which also would establish oil bank and acreage reserve sys em of crop reduction asked by resident Eisenhower The measure also would make a lumber of other changes in farm aws designed largely to halt a de line in farm ncome A number of senators of ering amendments indicated thej hope to rewrite sections of the bil m the floor Flexible Supports The amendment to stick with the idministrations flexible and lower ystem of price supports which Decame law in 1954 was offered by Sen Anderson DNM with sup 3ort from Aiken and Sens Holland Hickenlooper schoeppel RKan and Williams Among others were proposals to imit to or the mount of crop support loans vhich could be obtained by any ne farm or farmer The commit ee had considered such proposals vithout accepting them Hickenlooper offered an amend ment to make it easier for corn armors who have rejected most ast crop controls to participate n the soil bank payments Sen Young RND said in a repared speech that if present exible supports are continued they will break most wheat farm rs And they will do nothing he ontended to reduce crop sur luses EUender called for adoption of is committees proposal for high r supports for wheat corn col on rice and peanuts New Life It will breathe new life into gricullure at a time when the conomic life blood of the farmer s slowly ebbing EUender aid He said the administration pro osal to pay farmers up to for taking cropland out of rpduction and putting it in the oil bank will do little immediate ood He disputed repeated statements y Eisenhower and Secretary of agriculture Benson that high price upports would stimulate produc on faster than the soil bank could educe multibillion dollars sur luses EUender called Benson a great oothsaycr who was either woe ully ignorant or talking through is hat for the last two years After Benson predicted farm rices and incomes would im rove Eilender said they contin cd downward While the rest of our economy as been prospering the farmer as been gradually going e added UNVEIL WASHINGTON CIUDAD TRUJILLO Dominican cpublic statue of George Washington was unveiled Wcdnes ay at the worlds fair now in here FREIGHT CARS of the 27 cars of the Rock Island freight train derailed at Sheffield lie on the tracks The derailment early Thursday was just south of 4 i GlobeGazette photo by Musser the station One boxcar rests on a bridge across Bailey Greek A fire engine can be seen on the ice Firemen were called to battle flames in three refrigerator cars Gore May Head Probe of Lobbying Special Committee Is Being Set Up By JOHN CHADWICK WASHINGTON W Sen Gore DTenn appeared Thursday to be n line to head a special committee reated by the Senate and given aroad powers to search for any mproper or illegal lobbying or ampaign financing Four Democratic and four Re aublican senators are to be namec o the investigating committee Senate sources said that in ad ition to Gore the Democrats kely to be appointed are Sens ennedy of Massachusetts Mc lellan of Arkansas and either tansfield of Montana or Anderson f Mado by Nixon Republicans evidently were run ing into some snags in making p their slate Efforts reportedly Hickenlooper Martin Vote With Majority Hicken looper and Martin Iowa Repub licans voted with the majority Wednesday when the Senate ap proved creation of a special com mittee to investigate any improp er or illegal attempts to influ ence senators or government of Ficials ere being made to persuade ens Bridges of New Hampshire iricker of Ohio and Thye of Min esota to accept assignment The appointments are to be made by Vice President Nixon on he recommendations of Demo ratic Leader Lyndon B Johnson E Texas and Republican Leader Rowland of California Members of the committee once pppinted will elect their own hairman but informed sources aid Gore was virtually certain to e selected Join in Move Gore was going ahead with plans or a broad investigation by the enate Elections Subcommittee of hich he is chairman when Senate aders stepped in and said they avorcd setting up a special bipar san committee to conduct the in uiry Indications were that Gore would ke to see the special group con uct an intensive investigation for 0 to 90 days and then take time ut to draft and try to pass re medial legislation during the pres nt session before going on with he probe Legal Holiday Is Just a POINT OF VIEW DAYTON Ohio Is Washingtons birthday a legal or isnt it Dayton police dont seem to think so They handed out ticket cars for overparking W e d n parking meters specifically exempt motorists from paying on holidays Lt R M JgJeburger the Police Departments traffic chief safd the department does not regard Washingtons birthday as a holiday because it isnt listed as such in the city code When motorists went to the office where they usually pay the tickets they were greeted with a shuttered window and a sign saying Cfosed legal Stolen in Breakin at Pauley Co Police reported taken Tom a safe at E Pauley Do in a breakin Wednesday night policeman discovered a rear door unlocked shortly before 1 Two safes were found open and desks and files in company offices vere ransacked police said The money was taken from three boxes n a safe in the main office Offi ers said that the safe had been emilocked and only a short turn the dial was necessary to open The thieves entered through the door police said The door did not appear to have been tarn sered with Of the total loss was aken from a metal cash box Ihecks in the same box were not aken Fifteen dollars was miss ng from a cardboard container and from a stamp money box Papers from the various places vere strewn about the floor Police Thursday were still in the breakin The auley at 425 S Federal was pen Wednesday and the theft oc curred between 6 and the ime police discovered the brcak n Chicagoan to Head Fund Raising for Kef a u ye r in Iowa CHICAGO Fish man a Chicago broker was named Wednesday head of fund aising activities for the Kefauver residential campaign in Iowa iiinois Indiana Michigan and linnesota Fishman is vice president and esident officer of the stock broker ge firm of Henry Montor Associ tes Inc WASHINGTON ARRESTED CHICAGO Wash ngton 20 was arrested on Washi ngtons Birthday Wednesday fof a raffia violation Benson Plans to Use Iowa Film Story In Answer to Murrow Program WASHINGTON Thomas E Martin RIowa said Thurscfay Jiat parts of a film story on Iowa farm problems which he obtained ast week have been approved for use by Secretary of Agriculture Benson Benson is scheduled to give a tel evised answer Thursday night to he Edward R Murrow See It Vow show which dealt recently vith the farm problem and includ id considerable Iowa material Martin said he went out to get a complete and uncensored story m Iowa agriculture and that the Republican National Committee laid costs of filming the farm in erviews The senator said he talked to members of the Farm Bureau and he National Farmers Organiza ion but added Im not going to side with one arm organization against anoth Adm Fitzhugh Lee commander of Americas fleet air arm in the western Pacific was dunked in Tokyo Bay and slightly injured Thursday in a helicopter crash The Navy said the helicopter hit the water75 yards offshore mo mentsafter taking off from the Navy air facility at Oppama Japan Lee is a grandson of the famed Confederate cavalry gen eral of the Civil War The Weather Mason City Cloudy with slowly rising temperatures through Fri day light freezing drizzle Thurs day night and Friday forenoon changing to light rain or drizzle Friday afternoon owa Cloudy Thursday night light snow or freezing drizzle north west half light rain or drizzle southeast Bain and warmer south and central occasional snow north Friday Minnesota Cloudy and warmer occasional light snow west Thurs day night Friday cloudy and warmer with occasional snow Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Thurs day Maximum 23 Minimum 11 At 8 a m 13 YEAR AGO Maximum 24 Minimum 17 Martin said he was sorry he missed seeing former Gov Dan urner a leading spokesman for NFO He said There is no doubt hat the high cost of mechanized arming low prices and drought re causing many to leave the Man Killed in Crash at Northwood Singelstad 9 of rural Emmons was illed Wednesday night when the ar in which he was riding hit nother artomobile headon on a ravel road about 13 miles north est of here Driver of the car was Alfred ingelstad brother of the dead nan He was shaken and bruised ut not seriously injured The her car was driven by Meriln etcrson 19 son of Mr and Mrs eJmer Peterson Emmons Both ars were demolished Peterson is at the Albert Lea ospital in serious condition ngelstad was taken to the Ander on Funeral Home Lake Mills uncral arrangements are incom ete The cause of the crash was not nown The road was not icy and sion was not obstructed highway atrol officers said The crush oc irred 500 feet southof an inter action Firemen Check 3 in Flames Others Fall 25 Feet to Creek By DRAKE MA8RY GlobeGaiette Staff Writer SHEFFIELD Wreckage crews were clearing debris and repairing the Rock Island tracks here Thurs day The last 27 cars of a 69car freight train were a tangled mess after a wreck early Thursday morning The cars of the southbound Rock Island freight train lay scattered along the tracks about feet south of the station in Sheffield No one was injured in the wreck The train on the way to Kansas City from Minneapolis was de railed about 5 a m Thursday Four were being used to clear debris and cargo off the tracks Two railroad wreckers one from Des Moines the other from Minneapolis will be used to clear the smashed cars from the track 8 Hour Job R W Anderson Des Moines su pervisor of the Des Moines division for the Rock Island said it would take about eight hours to clear the tracks Some of the cars were ripped open as they fell off the 25 foot trestle into Bailey Creek Cars made of wood and metal were wrecked and split and the contents spilled on the ground Some cars were completely overturned others one end in the creek and resting against the trestle Three refrigerator cars were on fire The Sheffield Fire Department was called to the scene of the wreck at a m They prevented the fire in the three cars from spreading to others Detour Track torn up south of the wreck was repaired by 11 a m Meanwhile Rock Island trains were being detoured from Manly to rlampton on the M St L tracks Phe front part of the derailed freight train continued the trip outhward Cause of the derailment is not definitely known Anderson said but it is believed to have been a broken wheel He said the train was going between 35 and 40 miles an hour when the last 27 cars went off the tracks Before the train could be stopped the derailed cars were wreckage One lay across the trestle balanced with its wheels in the air Eight cars were in the creek bed 250 Spectators About 250 people braved the cold weather to watch workmen at the wreckage and to examine tha smashed railroad cars and con tents Several pieces of farm machin ery carried in one of the boxcars were strewn about the wreckage Not all of the cars were loaded Wheels from the cars were resting on the trestle and in the creek bed A sign on one of the nearly de molished cars read do not hump this The crew of the train continued to Des Moines with the rest of the train Railroad inspectors were busy at the wreckage trying to de termine the exact cause the de railment No estimate of the damage could be made SET ECONOMY FREE NEW YORK of the Treasury Humphrey says the Eisenhower administration has been trying to set the economy free from an accumulation of un healthy influences that had almost engulfed T N S Is Coming   

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