Mason City Globe Gazette, April 2, 1956

Mason City Globe Gazette

April 02, 1956

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 2, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the Home Mason City Offers a Congenial Home for Industry MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH tOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CiTY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 2 1956 This Paper Consists of Two No 151 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE WTAD Quincy B30 Sunday KGLO 1300 Sunday WOI Ames WO Thursday WSUI City 010 Saturday Shining Hours in U S History ON one of those days when you are inclined to doubt whether theres any goodness left the human animal have such days I suggest you turn to a book not so long off the press Its called Profiles in Courage and its author is Massa chusetts personable young U S Senator John F Kennedy Its publisher is Harpers There is of course an inter esting story behind the writing of the book a story almost as interesting and heartwarming as the dozen or so related within the covers of the 266 page volume It was written by 38yearold Kennedy during his long weeks of convalescence from surgery designed to repair a spinal injury suffered by him when his ship was rammed in two while attack ing a Japanese destroyer in the Solomons While neither a professional writer nor a trained historian he performed an amazing piece of research and documentation to come up with a playbyplay ac count of some high spots of cour age which punctuate the history of federal government hi the United States Above Partisanship While Kennedy happens to be a Democrat he beat Henry Cabot Lodge for reelection in his book transcends partisanship in both subjects and subject mat ter One of his outstanding chap ters for example is given over to Robert Taftv with whom politically Im sure he dis agreed far more often than he agreed In the very first paragraph of the preface to Profiles in Cour Kennedy sets forth what it was that turned him to the writ ing of the book and something of his objectives He wrote Since first reading long be fore I entered the Senate an account of John Quincy Adams and his struggle with the Federal 1st Party I have been interested in the problems of political cour age in the face of constituen pressures and the light shed on those problems past statesmen by the lives o DEBRIS OF towering tail assembly and portion of the wing are the only recognizable fragments Monday of a charred TWA Sky liner The airliner carried FOLLOWING TAKEOFF AP Wirephoto 22 persons to their death Sunday night in a flaming crash near the greater Pittsburgh airport This picture was made from a lowflying helicopter Airliner Crashes Burns 22 Killed A long period of hospitaliza tion and convalescence following a spinal operation in October 1954 gave me my first opportu nity to do the reading and re search needed for this Subjects All Senators Kennedy deals with eight men all U S Senators at some length but in this review I can no more than mention them John Quincy Adams Daniel Webster Thomas Hart Benton Sam Hous ton Edmund G Ross Lucius Cincinnatus Lamar Quintus George Norris and Robert A Taft The four which held the greatest interest for me were Webster Houston Ross and Taft In his chapter on Daniel Web ster Kennedy begins by pointing to his weaknesses as well as to his strengths In a number of ways his moral senses were not quite as well developed as his other He wasnt averse to asking financial favors from those benefited by legisla tion backed by him by way of example And he wasnt worried by unpaid personal debts He probably believed he was greatly Kennedy ob served It never occurred to him that by his own free choice he had sold his services and his tal ents however extraordihary they might have been to the people of the United States and no one else when he drew his salary as United States Has Present Application This little sermon could have been addressed to our national legislators who last year breached their contract with their consti tuents by raising their own sal aries by 50 per cent With all his faults and fail Kennedy added Daniel Webster was undoubtedly the most talented figure in our Con gressional history not in his ability to win men to a cause he was no match in that with Henry not in his ability CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 If PITTSBURGH ffi combing the area where an ill ated airliner crashed seconds after takeoff from Greater Pitts urgh Airport1 located another jody Monday morning bringing the complete count of the air dis aster to 22 dead 14 survivors The discovery erased any linger ng hope that there might be au suivivur ia aiMitkm to the 14 who stumbled to safety from the flaming debris Sunday night It came more than 14 hours after the twinengine TWA Martin Skyliner crashed on the fringe of the big airport r Rescue workers had removed 21 Bodies from the smoking debris Sunday night They were taken to the Allegheny County morgue where identification was proceed ing very slowly At almost the same time as the body was located Monday a meeting of investigating groups including representatives of the Civil Aeronautics Board and po lice and airline officials was get ting under way The big airliner carrying three crew members in addition to the passengers was taking off at the start of a trip to Newark N Sunday night Seconds away from the runway it swerved a wing dipped and the plane slammed into a hillside then burst into a giant column of fire and smoke Nothing remained of it Monday but the battered tail section part of a wing and charred and scat tered heaps of debris Survivors crawled or jumped or stumbled from the wreckage Charred bodies of the victims were removed after the fire had Seven Die in Weefcencf Accidents FROM OUB WIRE SERVICES Seven persons died in Easter weekend traffic accidents to boost 1956 motor vehicle toll to 167 toll on this same date last year was 123 Five of the seven were killed separate accidents The other were pedestrians killed by same auto An lowan also met death in a crash in Illinois ead ir the Iowa accidents Mrs Ernest Carlson 28 of near Webb Keith Jack 32 Du buque Howard Bahls 17 Guttenfaerg Max Templeton 33 Maquoketa Edward R Lewis 23 Rockford III Nellie Louise Hartman 16 Ce Rapids Floyd S Gambrel 44 Keokuk Another Airliner i Down 5 Missing 3 Boys Wreck Farm and School Near Clear Lake Three Clear Lake boys who Showdown in Detroit Milk Strike Trucks Run Blockade DETROIT easing of De troits milk shortage was reported Monday as tank trucks under po lice escort ran blockades of farm ers using stones pipe and sticks as weapons in their fight to cu Eden School south of Clear Lake a mass of wreckage and did sev1 eral hundred dollars damage on the nearby John Kowalsky farm were arrested Monday noon by a deputy sheriff They were turned over to the Cerro Gordo County juvenile of ficer Volney A Hansen They ad mitted committing the vandalism Saturday afternoon the sheriff said They could give no reason for their actions Two of the boys are 16 and one is 15 he said They walked from Clear Lake to the farm and after wrecking it went to the school house nearby The school has not been open this term but all equip ment had been left in it They ripped down partitions tore books and records smashed the phonograph and radio smashed the furnace wrecked the plumbing and broke all the win dows The window in the door vas broken to gain entrance The Kowalskys are on a vaca ion trip and expected home Wed rnent smashed on both and a tractor Batteries stolen from both ve hicles The dog badly beaten Windows in the house broken paste and cornflakes mixed and spread on rugs and elsewhere through the house The rotor control on the tele ision set and pictures smashed vith a sledgehammer Charles Paulson Garner came o the Kowalsky home Sunday to urn on the heat and water He eported the damage immediate y to the sheriff Monday forenoon Dan Spill man whose farm adjoins the choolhouse discovered that damage and reported it to the beriff The school is a quarter mile west and a quarter mile outh of the Kowalsky home dar been checked Two of those who escaped fiery death were the pilot and copilot 2nd Flight The stewardess Mary Jane Fan ning 21 of Elmhurst L per ished She was on her seconc flight since graduating from the TWA school at Kansas City last Wednesday Copilot Harlan Jesperson of Morristown N was hurt criti cally He is the son of Dr A P Jesperson of Spencer Iowa Capt Raymond F McQuade the 33yearold pilot from Red Bank N is in fair condition But neither he nor Jesperson were permitted to talk to newsmen by hospital officials The plane was scheduled to fly to Newark N with stops at Harrisburg Allentown and Read ng Pa ANIMAL HUSBANDRY BRISTOL England apparently envious fox bit off the tail of a peacock at the zoo here Sunday WILLIAM D PATE Clear Lake Airman in Crash ROCKFORD 111 W Clear Lake Iowa airman and three members of an Illinois family were killed Saturday in a headon collision of their automobiles two miles east of Rockford 111 The Winnebago County sheriffs office identified the dead as Airman William Duane Pate 21 son of Mr and Mrs J W Pate Clear Lake Lyle Greg ory 38 his wife Helen Louise 40 and their son Edward 13 of Woodstock HI Another Gregory child Phyllis by attendants at a Rockford hospital as serious Sheriffs deputies said the Greg ory famDy was traveling east on Route 20 enroute home from a preEaster shopping trip to Rockford and that Pate was going west on his way home for Saster from Bunker Hill Air Torce Base in Indiana He was raveling alone Deputy Charles Seaton and loroner Collin Sundberg quoted Sandra Ann Kopen 21 Belvidere as saying she was trailing the Gregory car and saw Pates car swerve into the wrong lane an in stant before the crash Seaton and Sundberg said other witnesses told them Pate left a tavern at Belvidere a few minutes before the collision and had been swerving along the highway toss ing soft drink bottles out the win dow of his car and forcing other automobiles off the road Funeral services for Airman Pate 21 are incomplete at the Ward Funeral Home Clear Lake Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday evening until the time of the service Surviving are his parents a son Timothy 4 Beloit two sisters Marian and Barbara a brother Jesse grandmother Mrs Greger Christensen all of Mrs Carlson was killed early Sunday when the car her husband was driving went out of control on Highway 71 at Sioux Rapids Tentinger was fatally injured about Sunday when his car hit a bridge abutment just east of Marcus Bahls was killed about Sunday when the car in which he was riding hit a utility pole south Garnavillo Nellie Hartman 16 Cedar Rap ids was killed when the car in which she was riding was hit by a Northwestern train at a Cedar Rapids grade crossing early Sun day off supplies Two men hauling inilk to creamery in Saranac in Ionia County were pulled from their cab Monday and roughed up by pickets But other truckers Sun day brought in enough milk to put the citys supply at 50 to 75 per cent of normal Fifty pickets at the Saranac Milk Co stormed a truck driven by Gerald Price 41 of Lake Odessa The pickets smashed the windows with sticks and pulled Price and his helper Richard Landis 17 from the cab They ripped the shirts from the two men before sheriffs deputies or dered the pickets back Official Visit Officials of three Illinois nesday a deputy sheriff sai Their farm is south of Clear Lake State Park The damages in cluded Every window broken out of every outbuilding Every w in d o w and ligh smashed on a car in the garage Sparkplugs oil filters oil an Water gauges and other equip Students Vote for Spinach Over Ice CTeam in Philfy LAKELAND Fla children here voted for spinach over ice cream as their favorite food Honest it happened At Cleveland Court Grammar School students plan their own menu onVe weekly Lately spin ach has been getting the most votes for the choicest food ice cream the least and Floyd Gambrel 44 Keokuk was killed Saturday night in a twocar collision 14 miles west of Albia on 34 He was killed in stantly Two men were killed early Sun day when they stepped into the path of a car driven by Victor Darnell of Hopkinton four miles east of Maquoketa The victims were identified as Max Templeton 33 Maquoketa and Edward Lewis 24 Freeport m SAME Accuse 2 of Looting Store of ROCK ISLAND HI Two men were under arrest on bur glary charges Monday accused of looting the Younkers department store of in receipts before it was formally opened The store was opened unoffi cially for a trial run on Friday Wisconsin milk associations visit ed the strikers Fair Share Bar gaining Assn headquarters Mon day They were El wood Hpwell president of the Chicago Milk Pro ducers Council Al Ericksen man ager of the City Cooperative Milk Assn at Genoa and J C Hesiler president of the Wood stock Progressive Milk Producers Woodstock 111 They said they came here to determine whether Chicago milk was being diverted to Detroit If it is we want to stop they said This is the same thing that could happen to us when we go after higher Milk trucks running a strike blockade to Detroit jumped to 112 Sunday following only 20odd which made it on Saturday Three major Detroit creameries pre dicted make 60 per cent of normal home deliveries a fourth forecast it could service 75 per cent of its route customers Bare Shelves Store shelves bare or almost the last several days were ex pected to remain thus at least for Monday The strike entered its second week Monday It was called by the Fair Trade Bargaining Assn FSBA to support demands that the farmers price of milk be raised from per hundred weight 46Vz quarts to It is opposed by the Michigan Milk Producers Assn MMPA and Saturday with a limited num ber of customers Saturday night a cruising police squad noticed a broken window in the store that had been taped up They found Edwin Yoke 29 of Davenport Iowa and Fred Peter son 25 of Rock Island counting out the receipts on the floor near the company safe which had been opened Both were bound over to the grand jury under bond The store had its formal open which Sunday called off a threat ened strike of its own The MMPA said a majority of De troit creameries had agreed to its demands for a price to farm ers short flight of stairs leading from the trance door of Eden School to the schoolroom itself was piled full of debris by the teenage boys Desks chairs hooks and school records were wrecked and piled to gether Forced to Land in Water Rescue 34 Near Seattle SEATTLE limping luxury airliner crashedIanded and sank in Puget Sound after its takeoff Monday and the Coast Guard re ported two hours later that 32 of 37 aboard were known to have survived The Coast Guard said its re ports indicated three were dead and two missing One of the dead was reported ot be a child The Northwest Orient Airlines Stratoeruiser bound for New York landed on the water as the pilot Capt Robert R Heard tried to get it back to the Seattle T a c o m a International Airport after trouble developed The fourengine doubledeck plane carried 31 passengers and six crew members Passengers Scramble The Stratoeruiser landed near Maury Island a few minutes after its takeoff The survivors were able to scramble onto the wings of the giantdoubledeck craft in the approximately seven minutes it remained afloat The takeoff had been from the SeattleTacoma International Air port about midway between the two Puget Sound cities The Coast Guard said thers were no reports of serious in juries among the survivors A di rect check on them was delayed by the confusion of part being flown to Tacoma and some to Seattle Sgt Richard Engel 24 of Yakima told of picking up the bodies of a man and a child on the Air Force rescue plane of which he was a crew member Turned Back The rescue plane had been headed for California from Mc Chord Air Force Base when it turned back on learning of the emergency It was the nations second air liner crash on takeoff within IS hours A Trans World Airlines plane crashed Sunday night near Pittsburgh killing 22 and injur ing 14 The Northwest Airlines crash in Puget Sound came after the pilot had radioed that he was trying to return to the airport because of trouble with the plane Then he radioed that he might not be able to complete his sweeping turn Capt Walter S Johnson 36 of Berkeley the pilot of one of the rescue planes said a Stratocruiser crew member said The airplane just started shud dering and then went Clear Lake and grandfather ing Monday Yoke bad worked at Gilbert Pate0 Owensboro Ky the store as a window washer MOSES RITES SET WASHINGTON services will be held here Tues day for Harry M Moses a former coal miner who helped bring peace to the troubled coal indus try by hammering out wage con tracts with John L Lewis Sheriff Bill McGill holds part of a phonograph which was smashed by three hoys at the closed Eden School south of Clear Lake State Park Wreckage of partitions and torn books and records were strewn around the room The Weather Mason City Mild with scattered showers and thunderstorms late Monday night Tuesday cloudy and mild occasional showers and thunderstorms Low Mon day night 5055 High Tuesday around 70 fowa Cloudy and cooler Monday night with rain north possibly mixed with snow along north ern border scattered showers and thunderstorms south and central Tuesday cloudy windy and much cooler occasional rain north half with a chance of snow extreme north Low Monday night 30s extreme north to around 60 extreme south Minnesota Snow northwest and cloudy with scattered rain or drizzle southeast Monday night and Tuesday Colder southeast Tuesday Low Monday night 2532 northwest 3240 southeast High Tuesday 2832 northwest 3442 southeast GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Sunday Maximum Saturday 48 Minimum Saturday night 35 At 8 Sunday 41 YEAR AGO Maximum S4 Minimum 40 ;

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