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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 2, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper for CITY G H I NEWSPAPER T H T M A 1C I s EbAZETTE ALL N 0 R T Ml 0 W A N S N El a HI Full Le Seven Copy Conclude Probe of Neff Plan Report in 7 Days WASHINGTON UBA Senate in quiry into activities of oil lawyer lobbyist John M Neff wound up Friday with sharpened conflict whether Neff twice went to an Iowa Republican official with offers of campaign money for Sen Hickenlooper Chairman George DGa of the speciatTnvestigaifegeemmit tee announced the end of public hearings shortly before noon George said he considered tfce inquiry had been a full fair and complete one and predicted th committee would have its report ready by the deadline March 10 George said also he was satis fied we have received all th facts in the matter we were em powered to inquire This was specifically a cam paign contribution that Neff tried to give Sen Case RSD during the Senates gas bill fight Part of Pattern The committee went into other activities by Neff however on grounds it should determine whether the Case incident was part of a pattern In the windup session the com mittee briefly recalled Elmer Pat man Austin attorney for Superior Oil as a witness It was Patman who retained Neff of Lexington to work for Superior Most of the final hearing was concerned however with the conflict of testimony over Neffs activities in Iowa Patman was questioned about a list of the 96 senators Robert K MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 2 OR S Thlj HOME EDITION Goodwin Des GOP national Moines Iowas committeeman gave the senators the list last Wednesday Hb Lbslifitid Null left it in his office when Neff came to see him ajbout arranging an in terview with Sen Hickenlooper Drdnt Know Neff said he didnt know where the list came from that he might have gotten it from Patmans pa pers in a hotel room conference The conflict over Neffs Iowa activities began with the open ing moment of the session Ivan D Evans Broken Bow Neffs lawyer offered the com mittee three affidavits challeng ing the accuracy of testimony Wednesday by Goodwin Then Goodwin once more took the witness chair and swore he was absolutely certain that Neff paid him two visits despiteNeffs denial there was more than one Goodwin previously and Neff had denied that Neff offered him for Hicken looper s reelection campaign on a first visit and on a return trip had offered s Race Issues Hit by Adlai MINNEAPOLIS UP Presi dential candidate Adlai E Stev enson suggested Friday that be fore we cast a stone at Alabama Americans should ask themselves how the ties outside the South It is clearly a matter of grave concern1 when a girl in Alabama is denied her constitutional rights by mob Stevenson told a University of Minnesota con vocation audience But he said racial discrimina tion in some degree is a fa ct of life for thegre at majority of Negroes outside the South Stevenson called for a change in the minds and hearts of He said there should be a recog nition that the accommoda tion of burNegro citizens in this society of ours is in truth an American dilemma which de mands the best that is in The former Illinois governor arrived in the Twin Cities late Thursday to launch a fiveday Minnesota presidential election campaign primary Boy Dies Dozen Hurt in Idaho Snowslide WALLACE Idaho snow slide smashed into five houses at the community of Mace five miles north of here early Friday killing a 10yearold boy and in juring a dozen Police said the slide down the Burke Canyon was at least mile long Several automobiles were buried by the cascading of Two NEGRO EXCOED GETS PROTECTIONAutherine Lucy right coed who was expelled by the University of Alabama was greeted by a pha anx S on her arrival Thursday at New York She flew there for rest peace and querlte her headlined dispute with university trustees and students BRITISH PRESTIGE HURT Jordan Fires Glubb AMMAN Jordan Gen John Bagot Glubb dismissed as armv dismissal of this officer brought deep concern to London officials Glubb leader of the Arab Le gion in the war against Israel in 1948 was dismissed as chief o the army general staff Britain pays Jordan annually for support of the le gion This is moire than half the budget of the Arab kingdom Annual Grant j j fjjx j Saudi Arabia offered Jordan an annual grant to the British subsidy The declared aim the SyrianEgyptianSaudi bian offer was to strengthen Jordan against any Israeli ag but pressed belief a Westerners ex more primary purpose was to strengthen Jor dans rejection of bids to join the Baghdad Defense Alliance Con ferences to discuss the proposed grant have not been held so far as is known King Hussein and Premier Samir El Rifai carried out the ouster of Glubb and other British officers to satisfy strong anti Western elements demanding haitaeArab Legion come com pletely under Arab control The dismissal ended 30 years of Middle East service for the tough wiry 59yearold sol dier who learned the ways of the Arabs on camelbacks and around the desert campfire and built the Arab worlds best army from scratch His enemies called him the uncrowned king of His Successor The announcement said the 3riton would be succeeded by VTaj Gen Radi Ounabb To further meet the opposition de mands that the army be arab Hussein also dismissed two senior British officers who had been serving with Glubb Extreme ong had opposed Glubb Oppo sition to him took a sudden up surge after the British late last year tried to get Jordan to join the Westernsponsored Baghdad act setting off a violent reac tion Egypt Saudi Arabia and other opponents of that al liance The British move sparked violent in al most every Jordan town b Boy Dies Blaze m WAPELLO 6yearold boy burned to death Thursday light when arm home fire destroyed a miles east of New port south of here Keith son of Mr and Mrs R o b Lundvall was rapped in the building when fire roke out about p His body was found Friday The parents and six other chil dren fled to safety A REAL OPERATOR PASADENA Calif 31izabeth M Smith 63 won a di vorce from her husband Clifton Thursday after testifying that ic refused to sandwiches o house guests but tried to sell hem eggs instead Judge Enters Plea for Keith Stlnson Eldora Judge S E PraH Friday entered plea of innocent in behalf of Franklin County Attorney Keith J SHnson when refused to plead The Judges action followed his decision Thursday not to quash the indictment accus ing SHnson 31 of conspir ing to defraud Grace Mil ter 77 Ackley Defense At torney Carl Smedal of Ames said he will ask the Iowa Supreme Court to hear an appeal from the judges de cision Big Money Bill Gets Approval in House WASHINGTON W The House Appropriations Committee Friday voted a big boost in funds to fighl cancer heart trouble and other diseases as it recommended in new money to fi nance 24 government agencies The moneyis for use during the fiscal year starting July i and is more than President Eisenhower had requested How ever the increase was more than accounted for by the committees decision to add 305 million dol lars more than Eisenhower had asked MAN BURNED ATLANTIC WVIrving Fay 31 was burned and three others es caped injury Thursday afternoon when an explosion and fire wreckedLangs Square Deal Oil Go station here AH AbouL The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and cooler Friday night low 22 Saturday mostly cloudy and little cooler high 40 t Iowa Fair south to partly cloudy north and little change in tem perature Friday night and Sat urday Low Friday night 2532 Five day Iowa Temperatures Saturday through next Wednes day will average4 to 8 degrees above normal Normal highs 37 north to 44 Nor m al lows 23 south A little colder Sunday Tues day otherwise mild throughput the period Precipitation will average onefourth to onehalf inch as showers Saturday night and Tuesday Cloudy and Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 aim Friday Maximum 43 Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 26 33 New HBomb for April WASHINGTON gov Islands in the after April 20 The Atomic Energy Pacific shortly Commis sion issued a warning Thursday that square miles around the island will be a danger area effective April It said the areav probably will be re leased from control by the end of The test t explosions are slated to include experimental firing of small Hbombs and nuclear warheads for antiaircraft and other missiles The tests are ex pected to continue into June or possibly July The danger area roughly rec snTaller than mile hazard langular is sughtT the zone set up while the big Hbomb tests of the spring of 1954 were under way However it is consid erably larger than the danger area set up at the start of those tests More than a score of Japanese fishermen and nearly 300 Mar shall Islanders and U icemen were dusted with radioac tive after the big test explosion March 1 1954 One of the Japanese died Bandits Kidnap Teller in Cash Taken PORT Two men robbed a drivein bank Friday ofan estimated after kidnaping and holding cap tive all night a woman er The teller Mary F Kostolos was reported unharmed The film scenariolike holdup began at 10 Thursday as drove her car intc the driveway at her home Twc men got into the car and forcec her to drive them around for fiv hours At 3 they made her drive to the drivein branch of th County Trust Co Using Mrs Kostolos key the men entered the bank and took Mrs Kostolos with them holding her captive in the building in preparation for the 8 open ing for business Second Try Shortly before opening time a ianitor made an unsuccessful at tempt to unlock the bank door with his key He went away for a ew minutes and when he re urned for a second try to get in one of the robbers opened the doors seized the man anc dragged him into the building A few minutes before 8 J Purdy Ungemack a bank offi cial arrived The robbers forced lira to open the vault and made lim carry all of the money to Mrs Kostolos car at the curb Then they sped away leaving Ungemack standing at the curb As the car left a police car with two patrolmen pulled up anc Ungemack told them what had happened They sent in an alarm but by that the robbers hac disappeared in the direction White Plains A school teacher passing by be came suspicious and also callec jolice Very Upset A bank official asked if she were upset replied ThatVput ing it Police placed the robbers loot at although Dominick Pastorelle vice president of the company said he believed the amount taken was Pastorelle said that amount was requested by the branch bank officials after the robbery so that business could be con ducted as usual The County Trust Co is West chester Countys largest bank Its drivein branch at Mount Ver non was held up and robbed of Sept 24 1954 WAR OF NERVES MOSCOW Soviet Union reported Friday sians are suffering from heart Pope Pius Greeted on His 80th Birthday VATICAN CITY UP Children rom all parts of the world sang md danced around Pope Pius XII Friday to wish him a hanpy Oth birthday The papal audience for the chil Iren was the first of many events elebrating the pontiffs birthday nd the 17th anniversary of his lection as spiritual head of the hurch A KISS PROM JACKMarilyn Monroe gets a fSdly buss from Jack L Warner of Bros Studios at a conference Thursday then an nqunced that the Sleeping Prince was to be made by Marilyn Monroe starring the blonde beauty and Sir Laurence Olivier and will go out under the Warner Million in Cash Buys a Famous RENO NIGHTCLUB RENO Club which in 21 years grew from a bankroll mto worlds biggtst casino was sold Thurs day night for close to 14 million The vast enterprise by far the moneymaker Sn Nevada the nation s only state with legal sold to a San Francisco propertymanagement firm by Jules J Agostini who is in his early 40s club N gambling games and more than 800 machines the firm also into possession ot club s huge parking garage a motel a plush trapshooting country club several warehouses several hundred cres of ranchland near Reno extensive business property and numerous subsidiary holdings STAR OP THE BAY hoisted OR the AP Wircphoto Ruth Buechele of Grfton is iioistea OR the 58 points in Thursday nights 7973 triumph over Blakesburg m the state girls catre tournament nt rw her are left to Janice wTi c Wahl Maxme Trettm Sondra Miller and Darlene Wahl rear Rose Marie Walk and Gwen Seegers Details on sports VA Refuses Boys Bid to Give Pet Dog to Some Blind Soldier Oppose Negroes Group Differs From KKK N This It the leeond in tf articles on thfe By ROBERT S BIRD New York Herald Tribune New Special to the GlobeGazette MONTGOMERY Ala Unlikj supremacy movement spreading through the South does not wear masks or other regalia has no esoteric ritual disavows terror ism and publicly opposes violence Unlike the Klan also this movement whichf calls itself the citizens councils extends eligibil ity to women holds public meet ings and makes no particular ef fort to hide its membership Like a thousandodd organiza in this country its members avow loyalty to their church state and country It is dedicated it says to maintenance of peace good order and domestic tranquility in our communities and in our state and to the preservation of our Unknown Element But what does all this really mean The fact is nobody really seems to know In the judgment of this reporter this applies even for the leaders of the movement From discussions with them they do 4 The government has turned down with thanks the offer by 12yearold Edwin Lutcher Lake Geneva Wis German Sheppord dog as a gide for some blind I think you are the most generous boy Ive ever heard Veterans Administrator Harvey Higley wrote Edwin Very few grownfolks would make an Dan Turner in Warning on Election WASHINGTON Repub ican Party possibly faces a per lous time evenwith Presides Eisenhower running for reelec tion former Iowa Gov Dan Tur ner says The 78yearold Corning Iowa man declared the National Farm Organization would notrsuppor congressmen and senators who are not backing the NFO pro calls for rigid high evel price supports Sen Hickenlooper RIowa and Iowas 5th District congressman Paul Cunningham of Des not see eye to eye with the NFO on its pro gram for relieving the current arm slump Turner said the cur en t farm depression was worse than the one in the thirties be ause costs were down then be ause whole economy was eelinglt Now the costs are The former governor denounced Agriculture Secretary Benson as liability to the Republican ause and said he resented refer nces by Benson and National of Manufacturers repre entatives to him and the NFO as My Republicanism is as good as Turner declared Ive been making speeches for he Republican Party for 50 years My father voted for Lin Truck License Plates Arrive The 1956 license plates for truck owners are available at the treasurers office in the Cerro Gordo County Court house Treasurer Ethel way said that automobile truck owners should pick up the plates as soon possible offer like On a sheet of paper torn from a notebook Edwin written oh Feb 14 from Lake General Geneva I am Edwin Lutcher age 12 and I have a German Sheppord dog about 6 mo old And I would like to give him to the blind sol diers as a gide for some one The dog is a nice one his name is Smokie Boy please come and ters and 2 brothers and happy to know our dog can help some one Thank Higley explained to Edwin the VA no longer advises use of see ingeye dogs Thanking the boy on behalf of the nations 22 mil lion veterans Higley said I know he must be a fine dog to have such a wonderful master but honestly Edwin think you should keep Smokie Boy because every boy should own a dog You see we blinded veterans to have train their eyes by teaching them to use what we call the long Once tney get the knack of using the cane they dont have any thing to worry about cane is so much easier re placed than a dog which must become old and die When one gets attached to a dog he misses it so much after the dog dies but with a cane its only a piece of Higley added he was going to ask Sen Wiley RWis to have Edwins1 letter printed in the Con gressional Record so that every one in the United States will know about SAM I That they may have stalled somer thing rolling which may yet run away with itself Not that they appear worried they are happy about the way it is today with of says Luther Ingalls Montgomery attorney who is si cofounder of the movement here in Alabama In fact for some ot us it is our The announced purpose of citizens council movement is to fight integration of schools speci fically and desegregation in gen eral by any and all legal means Its leaders include in the various communities many respected and influential persons and also many rabblerousing politicians and out right hatemongers i Officially the p r o g r a ia pitched on a lofty plane of legal action based on states rights But underneath it is a thinly dis guised effort to depict the race as inherently inferior to the white and the white the South as something so sacred that it must bepreserved atall costs from contamination through any change in The Southern way of Certain Elements The great fear of moderate thinking Southerners is that movement may contain elements of the old Ku Klux Klan and that whatever the organization is now thi these vi control Though it makes a big point in insisting that it is not political it certainly is a political action s group it openly puts its weight behind all politics which favor its program irhas announced that it will invite candidates to all political offices from highest to lowest in the state to declare themselves publicly on integra tion Then it says it let the public judge their fitness for office The movement began in Missis sippi m the middle of 1954 it reached Alabama about a year later It has spread to all Southern states in a loose affilia tion of which in some states are linked directly to a state headquarters and in other states operate autonomous ly There is as yet no central co ordinating office for the whole movement and the growth of the movement in the various Southern states has been uneven though steady Mississippi for example has over 200 chapters which are centralized statewide as a Hi zens council organization T A t In Alabama where the move ment is expanding moat rapidly nearly 70 chapters have been formed In Virginia Only three chapters have been formed It is especially active in Arkansas Louisiana North South Caw w orida to East Texts and north to Kentucky and other bor der states In addition to the citizens coun cil more than lop
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