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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 28, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIl Good Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 28 1956 This Paper Consists of Two No 122 win Refused Oilmans Dulles in Rebuttal to Demos Rejects Rosy Picture Charge By WARREN DUFFEE WASHINGTON UP Secre tary of State John Foster Dulles Tuesday rejected Democratic charges that he has painted too rosy a picture of free world suc cesses in dealing with Russia Dulles told a news conference however that it would be dis astrous to be complacent because Soviet strategy could quickly re turn to the violent policies of Stalin All indications however are that Russias new policies of non violence are intended to be per manent he said Dulles also said the United States Britain and France have a good understanding of lines of action for coping with the Arab Israeli dispute but that no war plan has been agreed on for use in case of violence Not Too Optimistic Dulles was asked to comment on charges by Democratic sena tors that he has been too optimis tic in attributing radical changes in Soviet policy to failure of former Red policies and the strength of the free world Dulles said he would not agree that he had been too optimistic He also disputed whether his optimism has hurt changes for a new foreign aid program Dulles told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee last week that Russias new emphasis on an economic aid offensive in stead of violence and subversion was asign that its old policies had failed and that the free worlds programs have been a success Didnt Jibe Democratic senators said Dul les argument didnt jibe with the facts And they suggested that if everything is rosy there shouldnt be any need for the big foreign aid program the administration has been urging Dulles contended his remarks on the world situation constituted a very strong and persuasive ar gument for foreign aid including a longrange program He told the newsmen the ad ministration to ask soon for a congressional commitment oi five to ten years on longrange foreign aid spending He main tained that chances for getting congressional approval of this longrange aid are good but he would not predict the form of ap proval No MidEast Plan Dulles the same time that Chairman Walter F George DGa of the Senate For eign Relations Committee who has objected to longterm aid would go along with some such program There were reports from Lon rton Tuesday that the Unilec States and Britain have agrecc on a plan for joint prompt ac tive intervention in the event o an attack by either aide in the Middle East Dulles said the reports wen somewhat beyond anything ye agreed upon About The Weather Mason City Fair and littl warmer Tuesday night anc Wednesday Low Tuesday nigh around 10 High Wednesday 3236 Iowa Fair and warmer Tuesda night low 1020 north south Wednesday partly cloud and warmer Minnesota Wednesday parti cloudy and warmer High Wee nesday 2228 north 2834 south Globe Gazett weather data u to 8 Maximum If Minimum 6 At 8 1 flYEAR AGO Maximum 2 WARMER Minimum 21 AP Wirephoto HAS FLOWN OVER 1st Lt Ernest Schmid Syra cuse is the first Air Force man to fly over both the rth and South poles Lt Schmid was among an Air Force survey party which ar rived Tuesday in San Francisco roni Antartica primed with in formation about how to airdrop an entire scientific base at the South Pole next year 13 Dead in Train Collision Aboard 2 Commuters SWAMPSCOTT Mass Joston Maine Railroad trains aden with morning commuters pllided here Tuesday At least 13 were reported dead cores were injured many ol aem critically An estimated passengers ere aboard the trains A Danvers to Boston fourcar tainless steel train plowed into a landing Portsmouth to Joston train Most of the dead ere in the Danvers train which eft Salem shortly before The first car of the Danvers rain was split open by the crash vhich crumpled the rear of the ortsmouth train Rushed to Hospitals The injured were rushed to hos itals in the vicinity as ambu ances and doctors were hastily ummoned Heavy snow was falling as the rash occurred It was not known immediately ihy the Portsmouth train was lalted A huge moving van was driven lown beside the tracks and the joclics were placed in there Don Flynn of the Lynn Daily tern said most of the dead he saw were badly mangled Most of hem were men The trains carried a high pro portion of college students many of them hound for Boston institu ions and others for Burdette Col ege a business school in Lynn Books brief cases and lunch joxes were scattered for a hal mile along the tracks Train seats were lossed heller skelter Received Call Police Capt John Costin on duly at Swampscott police sta ion received the first call abou he crash a little before 8 He telephoned all neighboring communities for ambulances anc rescue wagons and also notifiec state police Within 15 minutes some 1 responded with ambulance and fire department emergency quads The crash scene a half mil rom Swampscott station is be side an open field This made th wind and snow more cutting Some100 to 150 of the less se riously hurt passengers took she tcr in nearby homes Reporter Flynn said the firs car of the selfpropelled Danver train was laid open like an ope One half of its length he said was completely rippe off and the other half opcne like a BACK TO NORMAL ATLANTIC CITY N J Ml Kevin McDonough born on Valcn tines Day with two front tcctl became a normal toothless 13 dayold baby Monday when a den list yanked the chompcrs ou The dentist Dr Nathan Rahn said the teeth were bothering th tot Compliance Plan Needed Rep Jensen Would Attract Corn Farmers WASHINGTON Jensen RIowa has proposed a cross ompliance plan he believes ould attract corn farmers to the overnments soil bank plan and ive immediate to hog rices Jensen said the soil bank regu ations proposed by the Senate arm bill would be of little value o many corn farmers because oC s requirement that farmers ac pt acreage allotments on corn The lowan proposed in a letter Chairman Cooley DNC of ic House Agriculture Committee his cross compliance plan The Agriculture Department rould issue compliance certifi ates to corn producers in the ommercial corn areas on this asis for reducing acres plaled corn this year below 1955 cres For 10 acres or less on a given arm per acre 1020 acres 45 2040 acres 4080 acres 35 and all over 80 acres 30 These certificates would ed contingent on a signed ledge by hog producers that they yould 1 market 10 per cent ess ogs this year than last year and 2 market hogs at a weight of ot more than 220 pounds except Id brood sows and boars farmer who marketedless han 50 hogs in 1955 should not e required to reduce his hog reduction to be in compliance ut should sign a pledge not to ncrease his production this said Also a person who is starting o farm in 1956 or has expanded iSs farming in 1956 should sign pledge not to market more than ne hog for each 1 acres of his arm this year in order to receive oil bank he said ISC Faculty Wives Die in CarCrash COLUMBIA Mo of wo members of the Iowa State lollege faculty at Ames Iowa rere killed near here late Mon ay in a headon collision whi ccurred during a snowstorm They were Mrs W F Coover 0 and Mrs J A Wilkinson 71 hey were driving to Alabama to ttend a meeting of the American Dietetics Assn Their husbands re chemistry professors at Iowa tate The car carrying the two wom en was in a collision with one driven by Robert H Gatewood 5 Flora 111 He was hospitalizec n serious condition at a Colum bia hospital with fractures of the lip and pelvis The collision occurred on U S 40 eight miles east of Columbia NEARER TO WAR LONDON UP Foreign Sec relary Selwyn Lloyd on Soviel arms shipments to the Middle last Since the invasion of Ko rea no other single action ha done more to bring nearer the danger of AP Wirepholo PRESIDENTIAL GALLANTRY President Eisen hower comes up the steps of the north portico at the White House as President Giovanni Gronchi of Italy bows low over the hand of Mrs Eisenhower The Italian president Tuesday began a state visit KEFAUVER AT LEWIS Calls GOP Farm Program Horse and Buggy Plan By The Wire Services Estes Kefauver accused the administration Tues day of hitching its farm program to the horse and buggy phil osophy of The Tennessee Democrat said the Republicans should admii they simply arent capable of guiding our national destiny during his modern complicated Iowa Pilot Killed in Missouri Plane Crashes Into Farm House KNOB NOSTER Mo A mother and her son miraculously scaped serious injury Monday rhen a sixengine B47 jet bomber xploded and smashed into their mall frame farmhouse The lanes four crewmen including iapt Robert R Hayes 37 Knox ille Iowa killed Mrs Clay Curtis and her son 3anny 14 were in the dining oom of their fourroom house 3anny ill with the flu was lying n a couch in his pajamas Sud enly they heard a terrific roar That must have been an air Danny recalled saying to is mother Then the big ship a me hurtling into the house set ing it on fire About all we heard was the oar and the said Mrs Curtis Everything was a mass f flame We started out the itchen door but it stuck and we ad a hard time getting it open Mrs Curtis and her son suf ercd only minor burns The home vas destroyed by fire Witnesses said the plane based t nearby Whiteman Air Force Jase exploded about 200 feel b o v e the ground before il rashecl The administrations farm pro gram has been a dismal fail Kefativer said in a speech Tuesday afternoon at a farm meeting here The Republicans simply havent got what it takes to spread their socalled prosperity throughout every section of our he said They tiavent got what it takes because they just dont have the best interest of the average American at Second Day Kefauver in the second day of his tour of Iowa in search of farmbelt support for his Demo cratic presidential aspirations said the only Republicans who realize that 1910 philosophies dont meet modernday needs are those who have of trying to get out the They outwardly profess great adherence to liberal principles for they realize that progress has passed the Old Guard Republi cans he said The Democrats he said are determined to push a new farm bill to give the farmer an even Kefauver who stopped off for a luncheon appearance at Atlantic enroute here then reviewed the H T N S Hundreds of thousands of miles of expert newshawking Thousands of years of professional experience New expanded crew of reporters reporting events from every sector of the globe t Significant developments pin pointed by an enlarged editorial force See tomorrows paper or the announcement of ANOTHER GLOBEGAZETTE EXTRA amendments he hoped to see added to the Senate farm bill Outlines Amendments He had outlined these in a peech at Sigourney Monday night n which he accused Agriculture iccretary Ezra T Benson oi moaning about farm surpluses instead of taking imaginative teps to put the surpluses to He outlined a system of pro luction under which he government would pay hog nd cattle raisers cash for the lifference between the going market price and a fixed supporl price A farmer signing up for such jayments would have to cut his roduction Kefauver said There vould be a limit on how much an individual farmer could re ceive so he would not be en couraged to overproduce he said fie also proposed a plan for gov irnment payments of SI to per lundredweight on livestock when ever the market price dropped Delow 90 per cent of parity or the annual crop exceeded the average or the previous 10 years Only logs marketed at weights less han 210 pounds and cattle sole at pounds or less would be eligible under this program Parity Prices On the subject of parity price supports Kefauver said he ored support at 100 per cent o parity for farms showing a gross revenue of a year or less 90 per cent on income between and and 80 per cen up to Parity is a formula for deter mining a fair price for farm com modilies in relation lo the cost o things the farmer must buy Kefauver told Iowa Democratic leaders at a luncheon in De Moines before he left for Sigotir ney he thinks we have strong unity in our party He said he thought it was a fine thing that several well qualified persons were seeking the Democratic presidential nom ination 1 dont want anybody who i supporting me to say disparaging things about he said SEES NO REASON UNITED NATIONS N Y UP Secretary Dag Hamniarksjol on the Middle East crisis I d not see any reason for panick Countryman Not to Be Candidate DES MOINES Gen Dayton Countryman formally an nounced Tuesday that he will no e a candidate for reelection I will not be a candidate fo attorney he said The wording of his announce ment apparently left the cloo pen for his possible candidacy or another office Countrymans brief statemen ended with the words lam however calling a press conference for 11 Wednes day March 7 1956 to announce my future political There was a fresh repor around the Slate House Tuesda morning that Countryman migh ppose U S Sen B B Hicken ooper for the Republican nom nation for the U S Senate Countryman was asked by news men whether he might have in mind running for another offic n view of his reference to futur political He replied It is not outside the realm o The attorney general decline o amplify this statement in an vay That is all I can say Countryman said His statement came on th leels of the announcement Mon day by one of Countrymans as sistants Norman A Erbe 36 3oone that Erbe will seek th Republican nomination for attor ney general Erbe told newsmen Country man had to enter th race for attorney general Erb said he was running with the at orney generals blessing Don Hise Des Moines forme Tssistant attorney general unde hree of Countrymans predeces sors announced several week ago his candidacy for the GOP nomination for attorney genera The job pays a year Iowa Falls Man Gets From Railroad MINNEAPOLIS Co 31 Iowa Falls Iowa was awarde from the Rock Island rai road Monday the result of in juries suffered when a freight ca door fell on him in April 1954 The verdicl was returned by District Court jury to Judge Mich ael J Dillon Cox had sued fo He claimed the 490 pound door came loose and fc on him ns he was preparing t unload a car at the Ralston Pu inn Mills in Iowa Falls where h was employed SEN HARLEY M KILGORE Sen Kilgore Dies After 2nd Stroke WASHINGTON Harley lartin Kilgore the first West Vir inian ever elected to three suc essive terms to the United States enate died early Tuesday The 63yearold Democrat died t Bethesda Naval Hospital He ecame seriously ill Feb 25 when e suffered a minor stroke at ic hospital where he had gone 2 days before for a physical heckup and treatment for high lood pressure The senator suffered another erebral hemorrhage early Tues In Neffs 2nd Visit to To Seek Out Gas Bill Views WASHINGTON youth ful law partner of John M Neff disclosed Tuesday that Neff made trips or calls toIowa Montana and Wyoming in connection with his work for the natural gas bill The testimony presented to a special Senate committee by Paul J Gerdes of Lexington broadened the scope of Neffs known activities beyond his pre viously disclosed Nebraska and South Dakota efforts Gerdes who has been Neffs partner only since August last year was called before the com mittee headed by Sen George D Ga which is investigating Neffs campaign fund offer to Sen Case Case turned the money down and said he saw it as an indica tion of abnormal interest in his stand on the bill to relieve natural gas producers from direct federal regulation Made Arrangements Gerdes said he himself made the arrangements for a trip by Neff to Des Moines Iowa last ay and died soon afterward Kilgore was first elected to the senate in 1940 He defeated the ate Sen Rush Holt the boy vonder senator in the Demo cratic primary and Thomas Sweeney Republican in the gen ral November through a friend in hat city The witness said he accom panied Neff to DCS Moines to see Robert Goodwin the Republican national committeeman for Iowa to try to find out the attitude ot Sen Hickehlooper RIowa on He was reelected in 1946 again defeating Sweeney In M52 h won his third successiveterm by defeating former Sen Chapman Revercomb Republican With Kilgores death the Demo cratic majority in the Senate was reduced to one seat 4847 The appointment of Xilgores successor presumably will restore he party lineup in the Senate 3ov William C Marland of West Virginia who will make the selec ion is a Democrat by 5 Held Youth at Gunpoint OMAHA Neb UP Detec ives searched teenage hangouts Tuesday for a 15yearold gun man who imprisoned a family of our anr1 their guest for nearly 10 hours in their home The youth was described by po ice as an escapee from the Kear ney Training School for Boys at Box Butte Neb He was placed n the school in 1954 for burglarie le committed when he was 13 He was identified from police ihotos by A L Tuttle 28 and lis 23yearold wife They found he youth watching television in heir home when they returned Monday morning from a visit to Sioux City Iowa The Tuttles said the boy kept a 45caliber automatic trained on ihem until 7 when he slipped through a window and disappeared in the darkness During the 9Ms hours they were guarded the Tuttles said they and their two small children one and two years old watched tele vision Gordon Le Beau a guest vho accompanied them from Sioux City was also imprisoned The day passed with neither the fugitive nor anyone else having anything to eat but snacks Tuttle said The gunman allowed Mrs Tuttle to prepare coffee and at one time joined them in drinking seme wine Police reported the teenager escaped from the training schoo Saturday and exchanged his school uniform for a suit and top coat he found in a Ralston Neb home When he left the Tuttles house he took from Tuttle and Le Beau He also took Tuttles wrist watch STRAINED FOR HYMNAL MIAMI Fla L D MacVicar of the Dade County commission underwent treatmenl Monday for a fered he said in reaching for a hymnal at church services Sun day the gas bill Gersdes said men had a 15miriute conversation withjGood win on the merits of the gas bill and were told by the GOP official he did not know Hickenloopers position but would try to find out Gerdes said he did not know that Goodwin ever did advise Neff as to the senators views Charles W Steadman the com mittee counsel asked if campaign contributions were discussed with Goodwin Not to my Ger des answered Refused It In Des Moines Goodwin said Neff offered him a contrib ution for the campaign of Sen Hickenlooper but I refused Goodwin said the offer was made in midNovember 1955 on a sec ond trip which Neff made to visit him The Iowa Republican leader commenting on testimony to a special Senate committee by Ger des said first a Des Moines acquaintance H F asked him if he would see a friend of Lessmans Next Goodwin said he had call direct from Lexington from Neff who asked if it would be all right if he came to Des Moines to see the party chief Neff is an attorney for the Superior Oil Co When Neff and Gerdes arrived on Neffs first trip it turned out Goodwin said that Neff wanterl Goodwin to introduce him to Hickenloopcr and Neff com mented that he was interested the proposed federal natural bill Did Checking After that I decided to do some Goodwin com mented He said he did not ar range a meeting with Hicken looper for Neff In the meantime about the middle of last November Good win said Neff came again and lokl him he wanted to leave a contribution to llickenloop ers campaign fund I refused said Goodwin The lownn said he believed that Neff did no even reach for his wallet Both Iowa senators Hickcn looper and Martin voted for the gas bill It was vetoed by Presi dent Eisenhower Lcssman who has been a resi dent of DCS Moines for about 38 years said he knew of Gerdes through some old friends in his former home town of Wayne Neb Lcssman said that Gcrdes told him he would like to contact Hickenloopcr When they Gerdes and Nett came to DCS Moines I tied up and couldnt sec LCIIU man said So I decided to astc Bob Goodwin to see them instead I didnt know what was involved   

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