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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 7, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Ediled few the Home TH THAT PreM Frew uw Wire CITY GLOBEGAZETTE M A KI ALL NORTH CITY tOWA woNESdAY MARCH 7 HOME EDITION aper iQMiau of Two Settledsection No Countryman Enters U S Senate Race WONT BE CORNERED Nixon to Chart Plans Ike FEOM OUH WIRE SERVICES THE QUICKTEMPERED TYPE Fists flew the TUfSiay session rf the K council During debate on property hauled off and smashed each other Welfare D recto James Walls ducks but has only a grin for the turn nf right is Councilman UG Turner broke up the melee however iurner 1 Dead 3 3 Injured in Tornado C New Storms Expected in Six States Marion Ind Hit Hardest Overnight BY THE UNITED PRESS A threestate tornado rampage killed one person and injured 33 Tuesday night and the Weather Bureau warned of pos sible twisters Wednesday in six more states Tornado warnings were posted for parts of Kentucky Tennessee Arkansas Mississippi Alabama and Louisiana The Chicago Weather Bureau lifted earlier warnings for areas in Illinois and Indiana scene of Tuesday nights worst twisters Warnings for Ohio and Western Pennsylvania also were lifted Severe Storms Severe thunderstorms also were expected to lash the region in the wake of twisters which started in Missouri touched down at Buckley and then raced with full fury into Indiana At Marion a twister ripped a milelong path of de struction through the heart of the Lonely Soul Was He So He Just FELL IN LINE nue Service office The explanation Large Errors Cited in Aircraft Program marked Wednesday bmion said the Navy the Mc residential district killing young woman and injuring 25 persons Other tornadoes smashed the small Indiana towns of Dunnington and Galveston Although the toriiado barrage slackened Wednesday vicious weather ranged far across both the East and the West Heavy Damage i Wrecking winds lashed South ern California hitting 90 guests and 50 winds fanned a forest fire raging over acres of New Mexico tim berland Thunderstorms shoved their way into New England and New York City was shrouded by a pea soup fog Operations at La Guardia Field were slowed down and only big aircraft were per mitted to take off Disaster crews were at work in Marion where the twister flat tened scores of homes weakened two schools and ripped bricks away from other buildings Dam age estimates ran well over a million dollars The city was plunged into dark ness when the storm downed power and telephone lines Gen eral Hospital was without lights for more than an hour and physi cians used flashlights and port able lanterns to care for the in jured tors have proposed for ending the 143day Westinghouse strike Company representatives ac cepted the government plan Tues Union Remains Silent on Mediation Plan WASHINGTON UBUnion nego tiators continued to hold out Wednesday for more favorable terms media v j me Aircraft and the Westinghouse Electric Corp must share the responsibility fin in day A federal mediation service panel which ment package refused to change its provisions despite pleas from James B Carey president of the International Union of Electrical Workers About FACES CHARGE CEDAR RAPIDS man identified as Edward Paul Denny 39 Cleveland Ohio was arrested in a downtown alley Wednesday and charged with carrying a con cealed weapon The Weather Mason City Cloudy and colder with light snow ending Wednes day night low zero to 5 below Thursday partly cloudy and slightly warmer high near 20 towa Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday Colder east and south Wednesday night Warmer west and south Thurs day Low Wednesday night 05 northwest 1015 south for this But it said in a unanimous re port that final responsibility rests with the Navy as the gov ernment procuring a g e n c There was Wimmediate com ment from the Navy The subcommittees report fol lowed hearings last Oct 2427 on the history of the Dem built by McDonnell St Louis with jet engines from Westinghouse Over that period there were 11 crashes and 4 pilot deaths Sixty of the planes were grounded be cause their engines didnt have enough power Some 20 of Rehearsal of Spring in State Ended Snow Cold Blows in From West The curtain was abruptly rung down Tuesday night on a rehear sal showing of spring in Iowa Winter had moved in Wednesday to do a blustery curtain skit The snowstorm moved south eastward across the state during the night accompanied by falling temperatures and strong norther ly winds The snow mostly an inch or two in depth but there was considerable drifting and low visibility The temperature dropped to 9 above zero at Spencer during the night and ranged upward to 34 at Davenport and Burlington Two Inches There was only two inches of snow reported in the Mason City area by 8 Wednesday but moderate winds drove much of it into small drifts The State Highway Commis sion issued the following road re port as of 9 Wednesday Highways in an area north of a line through Missouri Valley Des Moines Tama Independence and Elkader are mostly coated dents statement said he had nothing to say at the present time as far as my own personal situation is In this first meeting with news men since his own second term announcement a week ago Eisen hower also said in response to a question that if at any time dur ing the campaign he decided that his organic health was not what he felt it should be then he would go before the American people and tell them so Case of Flu The implication was that he would withdraw from the race but he did not say so in so many words His remark came in response to a question as to what he would do under such circumstances In LT GOV ELTHON OPPOSES GRIMSTEAD State Senate Race Planned by Elthon reply Eisenhower told newsmen not starting his laughed and to hold him the race for such a thing as say a case of the flu With a chuckle the President went on to say the newsmen were doctors on that Eisenhower worse than his score At another point said that unless he felt up to performing the essential duties of the presidency he would not be available for the job Other HighJighfs Other highlights of Eisenhow er s news conference who E3thon local business man who has had an extended period in the public service announced Wednesday that he would seek the Republican P up of w M State Senate from Worth Mitchell and Winnebago counties Ping thC June Primary will be Jacob Grimstead branch of the State Legislature Sen Grimstead has already an nounced for reelection Wednesdays announcement b Uithon who as lieutenant gov ernor served for some tw months in the office of Goverho following the death in a traffi accident of William Beardsley ends an extended period of spec ulation concerning the Eltho plans At Governor Days in Clear Lak last summer he let it be known that he definitely would not bi seeking reelection as lieutenan governor That led to a rather common asseumption that he had 1 He regarded as favorable the eeTs the governorship immediate reaction of Soviet Prp Leo Hoegh They had not i ie hoar olTinr TI mier Nikolai Bulganin to his March 1 proposal for an eventual ban on production of nuclear weapons He said this country in its relations with Russia should be alert to follow up any opening that looks like it might lead to lessening of international ten sions 2 He said he believes the United Nations should take urgent and early action on the tense situation in the Middle East with Israel and the Arab world agreeing to abide by armistice terms 3 As for the present day pros pects of peace or war he said he believes the world has awakened to the fact that global war is get unthinkable and that he believes the uneasy peace or cold war is going to take different direction HMMMMM DETROIT embar rassed suburban Highland Park patrolmen Wednesday reported tVl tt i LeCJ muauy coarea of tneir 2dayoid patrol with frozen slush and packed car irojn police headquarters snow and are very slick been allied politically More recently there has been report that he might enter the Congressional race against H R Gross in the 3rd District For the past week or so however the signs pointed to this endeavor to reclaim the seat he once occupied in the State Senate Friends of Lt Gov EUhon are predicting that two years of serv ice in the Senate will make him a formidable possibility for the governorship in 1958 Heavy Damage in Blaze OELWEIN fam ilies were driven from their sec ondfloor apartments early Wednesday when fire broke out in the basement of the Ross Co store here The fire burned out the rear of the firstfloor store and destroyed a large quantity of womens readytowear stock Officials said damage would be U S Readies Several New Arms Offers Bulganin Plans Answer to Ike WASHINGTON tin Adminls ration officials said Wednesday the United States will make sev eral new disarmament proposals o Russia and the Western Powers GOP to Choose From 3 To Campaign for Farmers DBS MOINES WThirtyseven yearold Atty Gen Dayton Coun tryman announced Wednesday that he will run for the U S Sen ate instead of seeking a second term as attorney general He will oppose Sen B B Hick enlooper for Republican renomir nation in the June 4 primary elec tion Duane Orton Atlantic farmer and National Farmers Organization NFO leader has said he also will enter the race Countryman was reported last week as a possible condidate for the Senate The attorney general empha sized that his senatorial campaign will be based strongly on the farm situation He said The farm is sue must be settled within our own Republican party this June 4th Cracker Dry Countryman who commutes from his home in Nevada to his Statehouse office said also in his statement My program of uniform en forcement of all our laws is well under ater this month The proposals will be in line with President Eisenhowers ap in a new letter to Russian remier Bulganin to bring under ontrol the nuclear threat hang ing over the world Eisenhowers letter was re eased by the White House Tues ay and within a few hours Bul anin told reporters in Moscow it was a very interesting letter nd the latermodel below east Minnesota Cloudy and colder Globe Gazette weather data to 8 Wednes day Maximum 36 Minimum 11 At 8 a m 11 Snow 2 in YEAR AGO Maximum 30 Minimum 17 FREEZING td MltHJci Demons fitted with more power ful Allison jet engines are finally being delivered for fleet use the committee said But it said the planes are now or soon mav be The House group made various recommendations aimed at pre venting such failures in the fu ture and improving military air craft procurement It made no charge of impro priety in the strict legal sense on a side issue involving retired Rear Adm Lloyd Harrison He was deputy and assistant chief of the Navys Bureau of Aeronautics from September 1952 until July 31 1955 Next day he stepped into Blowing Snow In the west onethird of this area however highways are icy only in protected areas Visibility is 500 to feet on account of blowing snow In the area south of the line described above high ways are practically normal but blowing snow is causing 500foot visibility in the eastern section where it is still Iowa temperatures Tuesday aft ernoon ranged from 35 above at Spencer to 57 at Burlington but Wednesday readings were sharp contrast The Weather Bureau temperature around 5 to said the would drop to 10 below zero a job as vice ores ident of McDonnell PUBLfC DEFENDER BOSTON UP A Massachu setts lawmaker is battling for the pedestrians inherent right to jaywalk The pedestrian was icre before the Rep William J Kingston said at a hearing on a bill to fine jaywalk rs u m northwest Iowa Wednesday night Lows in southeast Iowa will range from about 10 to 15 above lowan Among Escaped Military Prisoners FORT CAMPBELL Ky Two military prisoners including one from Iowa were sought Wednesday after they overpow ered a guard took his riot gun and escaped Tuesday They were identified as Pvt Paul J Great house 19 Waterloo Iowa and Pvt Bobby Locke 21 Tulsa Okla Officials said they made a good He added it would require much study noting e received it only on Monday Reply Planned Bulganin questioned by news ien at a Kremlin reception said e would reply to Eisenhowers etter as soon as possible At the same reception Commu nist Party Chief Nikita S Khrush chev held a private 25minute con versation with U S Ambassador Charles E Bohlen but both de clined to tell newsmen the sub ject matter Just chitchat Bohlen said A very friendly Khrushchev said In contrast to the Russian han dling of Eisenhowers last previ ous letter to Bulganin received way i now believe that this program will be completed at the end of my first term in of fice He has sought to make the state cracker I therefore feel that I am now at liberty to seek another political office It is my sincere desire to continue to serve you the people of Iowa in public office and I firmly believe that I can serve you as your United States Countryman said he favors the soil fertility bank plan for agri culture with high fixed support prices which will work togeth er to give us farm pro gram and a healthy Best Interest He also pledged to vigorously tight for legislation in Congress which will benefit the large ma jority of our Iowa citizens so long as it is consistent with our national He added As an example I opposed in committee and asked President Eisenhower to veto the natural gas bill President Eisenhower vetoed this bill because Iowa is a consuming state and I believe our many thousands of gas con sumers should have protection against excessive gas rate in Hickenlooper voted for the bill Countryman who will be 38 on m Moscow Jan 27 and not pub lished until Feb 3 the current one was given maximum publici ty The news agency Tass pub lished it simultaneously with re lease in Washington and distribut ed the text throughout the Soviet iAA March 31 was born in Woodbury County and received his early schooling at Piefsoh and Moville He received a forestry degree from Iowa State college in 1940 He served the next six years in the AuForce during World War II and now holds the rank of lieu tenant colonel in the Air Force Reserve Countryman received his law degree from the State University of Iowa in 1948 and law at Nevada has practiced since ear SCENT OF SPRINGOnly the very young om cairsmell a flower as serenely as does little Garry 1 2 Nashville Tenn He sniffn a battered dandelion yard in Tuesdays 80degree weather Union The Moscow Radio ried it on all its newscasts Meeting Set The United Nations Disarma ment Subcommittee is scheduled to meet in London March 19 Har old E Stassen Eisenhowers special assistant on disarmament plans to fly to London Saturday Between then and March 19 he will hold preliminary talks wit representatives of Britain Cana da and France Those nations together with the United States and Russia make up the subcommittee which is trying to develop disarmament measures acceptable to both Rus sia and the Western Powers He was county attorney of Story County from 1950 to 1954 and is a past president of the Iowa County Attorneys Assn Countryman is a member of the Methodist Church many civic veterans tions is children and fraternal married and organiza has four SAME DATE1955a DAYTON COUNTRYMAN   

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