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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 9, 1956, Mason City, Iowa 1 I H North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires The Future Belongs to You in Mason City ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 9 1956 MOSTLY FOR B52s Ike Asks Boost in Arms Output More than half of the extra funds will go to strengthen the nations Hbomb fleet of B52 jet bombers auengmen me Eisenhower said that only about 400 million dollars of the re quested funds would actually be spent during the 1957 fiscal year starting July 1 Therefore he said the new request will not balance the 1957 budget which he presented to Congress in Jan uary The budget originally pro vided for a federal surplus of about 400 million dollars Eisenhower earmarked million dollars of the new appro priation for the Air Force to pro Thia Paper Consists ol Two SectionsSection Ona No 157 One Mans A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE WTAD Qutocy S30 Sunday KGLO 1300 Sunday WOI Ames 640 Thursday WSUI City 910 Saturday On the End of a Long Limb KS an editor who deliberately out to the extreme end of a long limb I have more than a passing interest in the things that are happening behind the Iron Curtain these days What I have particularly in mind of course is the socalled grading of the late Josef Stalin Im on record not just once but many times as predicting that if the free world will stay strong long enough economical ly militarily and spiritually well be on hand to preside over the burial rites of that most de spicable ideology ever foisted off on to mankind Its Communism It will if called given time fall of its own weight Ive insisted repeatedly The view was based on an ex tended study of Marxism as it has been applied by the Krem lin and by a closeup look at Communism behind two Iron Curtains one erected by Mos cow in East Germany the other one erected by Tito in Yugo slavia Theyre the same poison Only the bottles are different Beginning of End It would be easy for me to con clude that the current effort to deflate a corpse and rewrite three decades of Russian history is the beginning of the end There is I must admit a pronounced temptation to do just that Some others are as a matter of fact But Ive resolved from my first contact with applied Marxism not to let myself be governed by wishful thinking And there would be a measure of wishful thinking in any sweeping conclusions with respect to what motivated the Khrushchev denunciation of Stal in at the Partys 20th Congres and with respect to where the new policy is going to lead In this visit with you I plan merely to examine the evidence and weigh it as best I can Anc first of all I should point out that there is no uniformity of opinion among those in best position to pass on the question before us Some say that Khrushchev anc his associates are leading from strength others say were wit nessing the beginning of the end As for me well Im withhold ing judgment until more of the cards are down on the table As yet there is more hidden from sight than meets the eye in the overall Soviet scene Were view ing only the surface of the ice berg Beria Indictment Recalled Although the Khrushchev pro nouncement hit the world like a ton of bricks those in the know werent taken by surprise In the liquidation of Beria two years ago there was a not too well con cealed assault on the personality and the works of Joe Stalin It could almost be said that the in dictment which killed Beria was actually against his master It must be assumed that the course of downgrading Stalin now being pursued resulted from some prolonged and earnest con sideration on the part of the so called politburo the inner circle of the Communist Party It seems reasonably clear that Khrush chev consented to the plural ap proach in the Communist regime only because it became clear to him that he didnt have what it takes to succeed Stalin as a one man dictatorship As somebody has observed CONTINUED ON PACE 2 vide for accelerated production of longrange B52s and construc tion of additional Strategic Air Command bases to handle them Part of the Air Force funds also would go to speed construc tion of the socalled DEW line or Distant Early Warning line of radar stations stretching miles across the Arctic rim of northern Canada Few Details The President also sought for the Navy for the Army and for interservice He said the interservice funds will go primarily to pro vide for meeting unforeseen de velopments in the ballistic missile He did not elaborate The Navy funds will provide for additional ship conversion and the Army funds for a minor in crease in ground forces strength No details of the new programs were given in Eisenhowers sup plemental appropriation request which was formally submitted to Congress after the chief execu tive left by plane for a golfing holiday in Augusta Ga New Bases Eisenhower said that of the Air Force funds about would go directly for purchase of new B52 bombers and for construction of new B52 bases and the DEW line radar screen Defense officials said the B52 pro gram will provide 30 of the far reaching eightjet bombers With the support facilities the B52 pro gram comprises more than half of the total appropriation request Congressional Republicans are confident the administration move will take the punch out of a com ing Senate investigation of air power The first target of the in quiry had been B52 production which Democrats have charged is lagging did not refer to these charges Hemereiy noted that he had forewarned Congress in his budget message last Jan uary of the need for continued study and scrutiny of our mili tary WHAT HOLDS IT UPThe lumber storage binof the Driscoll Bros Lumber Co at Ithaca N balances pre cariously above a section of the washed away retaining wall of Six Mile Creek The wall was knocked out by llood waters brought about by the heavy weekend storms Bandit Gets Bump on Head at Hotel Moore Clarion masked bandit escaped with only and a bump on his head due to the quick thinking of Martin Knutson night clerk at the Hotel Moore here The man entered the hotel early Sunday morning pointed a black revolver at the clerk and asked for the money from the cash drawer Knutson scooped into the bag There was a bag of money hidden that the bandit missed As he turned to go out of the door Knutson hit him in the back of the head with a postal scale The bandit escaped without leav ing any clues NEW FLOOD THREAT April Storms Lash Much of Country By UNITED PRESS t April storms with a wintry bite raged from the Southwest to the astern Seaboard Monday They hit a vast area with dust storms heavy snows and flood threats High winds in the Southland whipped scores of forest fires across and North and South Carolina Firefighters only hopes laj in showers and slackening winds In the East the April onslaught was one of the latest spring on record In the Southwest the sky turned orange black with the second majoi duster within a week The U S Weather Bureau warned that a fastdeveloping storm would move out of Oklaho About The Weather Mason City Cloudy and cool with occasional snow flurries Mon day night Decreasing cloudi ness and not so cool Tuesday Low Monday night 2024 High Tuesday 4044 Iowa Heavy snow warning south east Monday night Cloudy with snow spreading to east Monday night and ending Tuesday Few snow flurries Monday night Locally heavy snow possibly ac cumulating 4 to 5 inches in southeastern border counties Monday night Little change in temperature through Tuesday Lows Monday night in 20s High Tuesday upper 30s and lower 40s Minnesota Flurries cool GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum Sunday Minimum Sunday night At 8 Mondav YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 38 30 34 71 40 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Sunday Maximum Saturday 31 Minimum Saturday night 21 At 8 Sunday 25 Precipitation trace YEAR AGO Maximum 55 Minimum 33 Farm Bill Doesnt Meet Test of a Good President WASHINGTON President Eisenhower told Republican Con gressional leaders Monday that the farm bill does not meet the test of a good They prom ised a battle to change it House GOP Leader Martin of Massachusetts told newsmen aft er a White House conference that an effort will be made probably Wednesday to send the bill back to a SenateHouse conference committee Martin said no decision has been reached yet on just what changes will be sought in event he measure can be handed back to the special SenateHouse conference committee which whipped the bill into compromise form last week But he indicated strongly that one aim will be to knock out high rigid price supports for basic commodities The matter of in structions to the conferees Mar tin said will be thrashed out at a session of all House Republicans he has called for Tuesday after noon Martin Senate Republican Leader Knowland of California and the party whips Sen Salton stall of Massachusetts and Rep Arends of Illinois huddled with Eisenhower and Secretary of Ag riculture Benson for nearly 2V4 hours Martin and Knowland said Ei senhower didnt say specifically whether he would veto the bill if it is accepted by Congress in its present form But Martin added that the President would be a little shaky about doing anything ma with more wintry weather Blowing dust was predicted for Oklahoma and Texas severe thunderstorms for parts of Kan sas and Missouri and heavy snow for parts of Nebraska and mos1 of central Kansas Threat of Floods The storm along the snowbat tered Eastern Seaboard eased Monday after partially crippling transportation and power from Maine to southern Pennsylvania But flood threats followed the freak snowstorm Melting snows poured into scores of streams forcing the evacuation of more than 60 families near Baldwins ville N and a flood alert in Pennsylvanias Delaware Valley Residents near CatskiU Mountain streams were also alerted for pos sible floods Earlier the storm caused nine deaths in the East and dumped up to two feet of snow Heaviest Since 1947 A inch snowfall was New York Citys heaviest since inches fell on April 9 1947 Tem peratures above freezing rapidly turned it into slush Sunday Streets outside Manhatten were full of puddles and miniature streams New England and the Catskill Mountain area suffered the heav iets snowfalls Central and west ern Massachusetts received up to 12 inches of snow and Boston re ported three inches Some Boston residents were without power for varying periods during the storm Bearpen Mountain in the Cats kills recorded up to 25 inches of snow Albany had two inches Rochester 5 and Syracuse 6 FACTORY DAMAGED WATERLOO Water loo Wastepaper factory was ex tensively damaged by a fire here late Sunday in a blaze caused by a workmans cigaret SAME 1955134 Black traffic deitb IB pul M Britain Standing Pat on Program for Visiting Russ Chiefs Despite Protest LONDON UZVBritain is standing pat on the program already set up for the visit of Premier Nikolai Bulganin and Communist Chief Nikita Khrushchev a Foreign Office spokesman said Monday The statement followed an apparent Soviet bid for revisions The spokesman rejected a complaint of the Soviet leaders that some persons were trying to hinder them from seeing the British people on their 10day tour of the kingdom starting April 18 It is quite untrue to suggest that her maj estys government wants to prevent wider con tact between our visitors and the British he said In the course of their travels through the country they will have plenty of opportunity of seeing British people and their way of The spokesman told reporters the program had been agreed to by the Soviet government and was final Bulganin and Khrushchev told the Soviet news agency Tass in Moscow Sunday some forces in Britain do not want to permit wider contacts between Soviet leaders and the British The Russian leaders complained o The program still does not include visits to enterprises and institutions in Scotland and Wales or meetings with the population which is a mat ter for Their statement was made only 24 hours after exPremier Georgi Malenkov returned to Moscow after a threeweek visit to this country in which he scored what appeared to be a considerable personal success with ordinary British citizens It has been assumed by British officials that Malenkovs report on this trip in which he led a group of Soviet electrical experts and his ac counts of his receptions probably spurred his chiefs in taking astrorig line for more personal contacts with the people of Britain 5 Killed in Weekend Accidents BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two Fort Madison men ar crashed while being chase by police at 90 miles an hou were among five persons killed ii Iowa traffic accidents Sunday The five fatalities boosted 1956 Iowa motor vehicle death tol to 180 46 more than on this dat a year ago A Council Bluffs girl also diet Sunday in a cartrain collision a Omaha Charles Norman Daley 25 am Kenneth Bay Henderson 20 botl of Fort Madison were killed an vo others injured about 1 unday when their car went ou of control on a curve at the ap roach to the Mississippi River bridge at Fort Madison Hurt Seriously Carl Hendersonr 18 brother o Kenneth was injured seriously The driver of the car Charle Sample 34 also of Fort Madison suffered bruises Police Capt R P Duffy said he car took off at a high rate of peed when he attempted to stop t for having a loud muffler He aid he had pursued the car some distance when it went out of con rol Norman Grap 23 Persia Iowa vas killed early Sunday when the ar he was driving missed a dead nd intersection on a Harrison bounty road about two miles wes if Persia Helen Lidgett 44 Counci Bluffs was killed and threejother jersons injured in a cartrain col ison at Council Bluffs about Sunday Injured in the accident were Vlrs Lidgetts husband Roy 46 Albert Plumer 38 Glenwood and Alice Hale 43 Council Bluffs Al hree were hospitalized Car Overturns Fred Brown 14 West Des Koines was killed when the Brown family car went out of con rol and overturned at the eas dge of Oakland about 8 Sunday The boys parents Mr and Irs John J Brown and four ther children were hospitalized t Council Bluffs Mrs Brown fas listed in critical condition Joyce Britten 16 Council luffs and Roger C Thompson 8 Omaha were killed early unday when the car in which hey were riding was rammed by train on the western outskirts f Omaha Injured in the accident were the ritten girls twin sister Jean tte another sister Marilyn 18 he driver of the car Richard C hrhorn 18 and Charles A Mil er 17 both of Omaha Employment in Reaches WASHINGTON gov rnment reported Monday that mployment increased last month o a total of That was gain of over the pre ious month BULLETIN PARRIS ISLAND S C UP Marine recruits part of a platoon marched into a tidal swamp Sunday niflht by a drill instructor were lost in the swamp urea and a starch party Monday recovered the bodies of four off them SCENE OF FIGHTING This map shows the controversial Gaza strip scene of new fight ing Monday Secretary Dag Hammarskjold is attempt ing to bring about a permanent ceasefire Tensions Remain High in MidEast After New Raids JERUSALEM W Egyptian charges of an Israeli raid in the Gaza Strip and retaliation raids by Arab commandos kept ten sions high Monday along the tur bulent ArabIsraeli borders The violence continued on the eve of U N Secretary General Dag Hammarskjolds arrival in he Middle East on an urgent hunt for ways to restore peace Hammarskjold received the lessing of Pope Pius XII in Rome Sunday and speeded up his sched ule He ordered the truce supervisor Maj Gen E L M Burns to stay on the scene in Jerusalem Egypt reported a onehour clash at its Gaza outpost of Deir Ebal lah A spokesman said Egypt had protested to the Mixed Ar mistice Commission Our forces repulsed the in truders wounding he added Nebergali Is Endorsed7 by Hoegh DES MOINES U Gov Lee Hoegh issued a statement Mon day which he said he considered an endorsement of Chief R W Nebergali of the Iowa Bureau o Criminal Investigation with reser vations The statement pertained to an investigation the governor ha been conducting for severa weeks It followed complaint made to him by six county sher iffs about Nebergali and the oper ation of the bureau Retirement Date The governor was asked wheth er the statement was skirting the He said he didnt con sider it as such and then gave his own description of what the statement meant Hoegh then was asked about Nebergalls retirement date The government said TuTdidnt know about that but he thought it was in about six months Nebergal has been under fire periodically for several years The statement said there should be a better and more extensive delegation of authority in the bu rcau than has existed in the past It said also that there must be improved liaison between the lo cal peace officers and the bu reau Reorganization Started Hoegh said he has been advised by State Safety Commissioner Clinton Moyer under whose juris diction the bureau comes that j complete administrative reorgan iratron of the bureau now is under way The governor said this step should do much lo solve the prob lem of ageni allocation and as signmenl which has been so troublesome in the Body of Girl Is Found ExClinton Woman Held LOS ANGELES suitcase lying amid shrubs geraniums and weeds on a vacant lot was the resting place for the body of 4 yearold Susan Shaw Detectives were led to the spot Sunday by the childs distraught mother Jean Elizabeth Shaw 35 formerly of Clinton Iowa who previously had told incoherently about how I gassed her I poisoned her I cant talk about it its too Mrs Shaw is held in the psycho pathic ward of General Hospital on a technical booking of sus picion of murder Autopsy Set Her sorrowing divorced hus band Prentice W Shaw 42 Clm ton attorney who flew here Fri day probably will learn from an autopsy Monday what killed his daughter Coroners attendants said the little girl had been dead several days The body was in good condition in its suitcase coffin Mrs Shaw has been held since Friday Detectives said she was unable or unwilling to say what had become of her daughter un til Sunday when suddenly under further questioning she told them where to look Something made her decide to tell said Det Sgt Harry Hansen He said he took her to the vacant lot only a short dis tance from the apartment where she had been living with Susan and another daughter Pamela 11 There the suitcase was found Search Began It was Pamela who last Wednesday told officials that something was wrong that her mother had said her sister was dead A search began Shaw was notified and hastily came here Shaw told police his wife devel oped a psychosis shortly after Susans birth July 9 1951 Mrs Shaw had once been confined to a Dubuque Iowa sanitarium He obtained an Iowa divorce last November charging cruel and inhuman treatment Shaw sought custody of the three child dren Susan Pamela and an older boy Timmy The court ruled that since Mrs Shaw and the two girls were out side its jurisdiction it could not designate custody Mrs Shaw left Clinton ast June taking her daughters with her At that time Shaw and Tim my were on a fishing trip to Can ada The mother was not heard from between last August and De cember when she and the girls turned up here Return to Iowa Pamela is being cared for by juvenile authorities until her fa ther asks for court authority to take her back to Iowa with him Until Mrs Shaw disclosed the lo cation of Susans body Shaw had held hope the child had been placed in a nursery He said a year ago Mrs Shaw had placed Susan in a nursery for several days The father and a Des Moines sister of Mrs Shaw said the moth er had been taking good care of he children and was devoted to hem Mrs Shaw daughter of Mrs Velle Shaw of Des Moines and icr former husband had lived in Dos Moines until about 1946 when hey moved to Clinton AP Wirephoto CHILD FOUND DEAD Jean Elizabeth Shaw Ttop right covers her face Sunday after leading Los Angeles police to the spot where the body of her daughter Susan 4 was hidden in a suitcase behind a billboard Examin ing the body is Lt Harry Hansen With Mrs Shaw is Policewoman Betty Stone School at Atkins Burns Down Kids Given Holiday ATKINS have been anceled this week for 200 stu lents of AtkinsFreemont Con olidated School destroyed by a aturday night fire which broke ut while the school board was meeting in the building The fire of undetermined ori rin was whipped by strong winds nd raged for more than three I lours The twostory brick build ing was a total loss Builj in 1937 at a cost of the school housed 12 grades and kindergar ten Supt Robert Timmons said classes will be set up this week in local churches and community buildings where they will be held for the balance of the school year
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