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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 14, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Meson City Heart of the Land of Plenty TY GLOBEGETTE HOME EDITION United Press Full Wire THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 14 1956 Politicos Are Out in Force Busy Week in State By DWIGHT McCORMACK DBS MOINES Repub licans and Democrats alike hi the campaign trail about th same time and in volume thi week It still is nearly two month until the June 4 primary election Highlighting the GOP activitie was the beginning of the cara van of candidates sponsored b the Iowa Council of Republican Women The organization sched tiled 12 stops on its tour ending April 19 Top event for the Democrats was the gathering of candidates party leaders and other Demo crats at the annual Jackson Daj fund raising dinner in Dei Moines at which former Presi dent Harry S Truman was the speaker The candidates were in troduced Join Tour The Republican women invitee their partys national and state office candidates to join in the tour Stops this week includec Sioux City LeMars Cherokee Fort Dodge Mason City and Wat erloo Visits will be made later at Indianola Melvern Shenandoah Creston Ottumwa West Liberty and Iowa City Truman speaking to about persons described President Ei senhower as a donothing presi In other portions of his speech he said General Eisenhower has per sonally been doing all he could to keep Congress from raising the support prices farmers get This is one of the most amazing ree ords of political betrayal I have ever seen in all my years of pub lie Congress has been trying to help the farmer while the Presi dent has been putting roadblocks in its way I dont know what Ike is going to dowith that farm bill He would like to veto it of course However this is an election year and he may well decide that its the better part of valor to sign this bill in an ef fort to get Returji Criticism Various national and state Re publicans criticized Truman in return Gov Leo Hoegh seeking Re publican reelection said as i member of the caravan that 80 cents of the state tax dollar goes for education U S Sen B B Hickenlooper also a GOP candi date for another term told of his efforts in behalf of agriculture in the congressional farm bill Atty Gen Dayton Countryman who is opposing Hickenlooper for Republican renomination said he favors the rural electrification program and claimed that Hick inlooper didnt in 1954 Thla Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection Ono No 161 CONFERENCE ON FARM BILL President Eisen hower and Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Benson pose for photographs Saturday at the Augusta golf PRESSURE FROM BOTH SIDES course where Ike is vacationing They controversial farm bill but reached no possible veto AP Wirsphoto talked over the conclusions on a Ike Benson Confer on Farm Bill BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Eisenhower and Sec etary of Agriculture Benson met n a tiny office Saturday to dis uss an election year farm bill hey dont like and which the President may veto Benson joined Eisenhower at 15 at the Presidents work ng vacation headquarters above tional Golf Club Benson flew from Washington Friday night and declared as he stepped from his plane that the farm bill still is unacceptable to him I have not changed my posi he told newsmen But he declined to say whether the AuSusta would recommend a veto of the politically explosive measure which already is figuring in the presidential election campaign Eisenhower and Benson chatted easily in the chief executives small office while photographers took turns crowding into the sparsely furnished room Eisenhower has said the bill W H Nicholas Mason City who is out for the Republican nomination for lieutenant gover nor said he thought it was silly for the last Legislature to add half a cent to the state sales tax and he would repeal it His opponent for the nomina tion Wendell Pendleton Storm Lake advocated state help for local governments but added there should be no dictation Seeks Governorship Other Democrats who made po litical speeches included Herschel C Loveless Ottumwa He is a andidate for governor Loveless aid Iowa is entitled to and should ave a fulltime governor He said Hoegh is not in his office as much as he should be William Denman Des Moines Democrat who is trying for the 5th District seat in Congress said there is no room for moderation in civil rights And the Rev Mer win Coad Boone a Democratic candidate for Congress from the 6th District claimed Rep James I Dolliver Fort Dodge Republi can whom he seeks to unseat voted against higher farm price supports in 1955 And at a traffic safety confer ence in Des Moines Tom Mul laney Waukon mayor criticized electioneering on the fringes of the meeting he told the audience safety meeting and no place for a crackerdry TAX LEVIES DES MOINES levied by Iowa local governmental bod ies for payment this year totaled the state comptrol office said Saturday IRENE KENNEY Woman Shot in Incident at Iowa City IOWA CITY Ken ney 42 wife of an Iowa Citj tavern operator was shot twice Friday by a customer who came back with two guns after he was ordered out of the bar police said She was listed in fair condition at University Hospitals here al though one of the bullets hit her three inches above the heart An other shattered her wrist Unemployed Barber Police said her assailant was Roland Van Nest 52 an unem ployed barber who also was hos pitalized after he was subdued by lohn Kenney the womans hus band after the shooting He suffered undetermined head njuries when Kenney jumped over the bar grabbed one of the two pistols Van Nest had and slugged him with it The bar known as Kenneys Bar and Grill is located just across the University of Iowa campus and was jammed with about 20 persons many of whom were students when the shooting occurred Drinking Heavily Witnesses said Van Nest bad been drinking at the bar off and on since it opened early Friday afternoon The shooting happened shortly after 5 Kenney said his wife ordered Van Nest out of the place after he fell off a bar stool and the man apparently went home and picked up 22 caliber and 38 caliber pistols from an extensive gun collection he owns Johnson County Atty William Tucker said he would file charges against Nest pend ing a further determination of Mrs Kenneys injuries Theft Suspect Guilty on Drunk Driving Charge Harless 33 Des Moines with complicity m a Nebraska bank holdup a week sso wee sso was convicted in Municipal Court Friday of driving while intoxicated Harless however wasnt in court to hear the verdict Earlier L iu uccii me vercuci reamer this week he had been the center of a custody battle between his attorneys and federal at Sioux City Harless is now in jail at Sioux City under bond charged with being an accomplice in the holdup of the Citizens State bank at Decatur April 7 The Woodbury County District court ruled that FBI agents who filed the bank charge had custody of Harless Municipal Judge Harry B Grund set May 5 as the date for sentencing Harless for drunk driving He had been arrested on this charge Jan 18 and was out on bond when picked up in connection with the bank robbery Judge Grund said if Harless is not in court May 5 he can order the bond forfeited or impose a fine and sentence if Harless at orney appears Other alterna tives he said would be to grant a defense motion for a new trial jf one is filed or to pass sentence and order Harless arrested Two other persons held in con nection with the robbery were jeing held at Omaha They are Clifford Davis 30 Omaha ac cused of staging the robbery and Rita Qiiinn Des Moines accused of being an accessory BA CUT CAUGHT SAIGON Ba Cut eader of some fanatical pirates and cutthroats in south vest Viet Nam was surprised and taken prisoner Friday near Long Xuyen Strike by Ozark Airlines Pilots Now Postponed CHICAGO strike by 88 pilots against Ozark Airlines scheduled for midnight Monday has been postponed pending the outcome of federal mediation on disputed issues Clarence N Sayen president of the Air Line Pilots an nounced the postponement Friday night He said he had wired the National Mediation Board in Washington acceding to Board Chairman Leverett Edwards re quest for a delay in the strike Airline and ALPA officials will meet with Edwards Monday in St Louis Sayen said His group represents the 88 Ozark pilots Ozark serves 28 Midwestern ci ies The strike had been called to support contract demands for a retirement program wage in creases and rules and safety con ditions Negotiations have been under way for 10 months The National Mediation Board once relinquished its jurisdiction after failing to bring about an agree ment The old contract expired Sept 1 1955 does not meet the test of a good piece of legislation But he too has kept his own counsel regard ing veto or approval Remains Mum The weight of the Eisenhower and Benson remarks about the measure seems against presiden tial approval but Benson said Friday night he did not know whether the chief executive had made up his mind Will you recommend a veto a reporter asked the agriculture secretary I cant said Benson James C Hagerty White I press secretary said anew tha the Presidents decision mostlite ly wont be announced until h returns to Washington early nex week from an Augusta vacatio mixed with work The Constitution gives the Pres ident 10 to sign or veto a bill after i reaches If he does not ac within that time the bill becomes iaw automatically if Congress is still in session The bill was de livered to the White House Thurs day and Eisenhower thus has un til midnight April 24 Much Pressure Pressure was building up on Eisenhower from both sides In a Pittsburgh news conference Fri day Charles B Shuman presi dent of the American Farm Bureau Federation described the farm bill as utterly He urged the President to veto it After that Shuman said Con gress should forget the politica setting and try to write a work able farm Charles Brannan a former sec retary of agriculture in the Tru man cabinet told the same news conference that if Eisenhower signs the bill as he it will help not only the farmers but all citizens connected in any way with farm output Brannan and Shuman both were lay dele gates at a church conference Sen who is up for reelection and Chairman Cooley DNC of the House Agriculture Committee were among those urging public ly that the bill be signed U N Secretary Heads for Gaza Pioneer Inventor Is Dead Franz Wood Was 92 DES MOINES John Wood 92 pioneer Des Moines threshing machine manufacturer and inventor died at his home here early Saturday He had been ill about nine weeks and the cause of death was aelieved to have been complica tions of pneumonia Services have been tentatively set for 3 Monday His Survivors Wood leaves a daughter Helen Wood a teacher in the Des VIoines school system a son Robert of Cedar Rapids and three grandchildren Wood and his brother the late R L Wood started making har vesting machinery in 1893 and lat er founded the nationally known Des Moines firm of Wood Broth ers Inc The factory later was sold to Dearborn Motors De1 troit Mich Last year the Wood plant be1 came the Des Moines Implement plant of the Ford Motor Co Wood was born March 7 1864 in southeastern Minnesota He Prince a Changed Man Since Grace Arrived Priest Says MONTE CARLO Rainiers American chaplain said Saturday Grace KeUy had made her future husband happy and relaxed in the 48 hours theyve been together in Mona co She did in one day what Ive blocking off a double wall of photographers who tried to fol low A friend said the two were spending a lot of time with each otherand had let both their families know theyd like to get slightly been trying to do for six years Neither the American guests him happy and re nor even the bridesmaids have laxed the Rev Francis Tuck managed an exchange of hellos er Wilmington told re with Grace since she took up porters Ive never seen my boy so happy My work is Shortly after noon Rainier drove out of the palace with Grace at his side and swept off down the steep road toward Monte Carlo A wall of police men formed behind them residence in the 120room pal ace overlooking the Mediter ranean But theyll have a chance to get together Saturday night when the parents of the bride Mr and Mrs John B Kelly kick off the social events with a party for the wedding guests TRIAL SET DENVER UP Gilbert Graham will stand trial starting Monday for the murder of his mother in a bizarre insurance plot in which 43 other airline passen gers lost their lives AII About The Weather Mason City Generally fair and cooler Saturday night and Sun day Low Saturday night in the lower 30s High Sunday near 60 Iowa Partly cloudy and cool er Saturday night and Sunday Low Saturday night 40s Minnesota Fair and warm GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 Saturday Maximum Friday 69 Minimum Friday night 36 At 8 Saturday 50 YEAR AGO Maximum 56 Minimum 45 1893 in Rushford Minn 26 Patents During his career Wood de signed a full line of threshing ma chinery and steam engines and has taken out a total of 26 pat DAG HAMMARSKJOLD New Carrier the Saratoga Is Launched NEW YORK WIThe Navy Sat urday commissioned its mightiest ship aircraft carrier U S S Saratoga Shes bigger faster and more powerful than any ocean fightingi vessel afloat If she were turned on end shed reach the 80th floor of the Empire State TTuildmg Shes wide enough to set two of the worlds largest liners sideby side on her deck More than three years in the building the Saratoga joined the fleet Saturday In a blaze of cere newly ed grip Shier nts His latest patent applied for in July 1949 was for a selffeeding chicken feeder a modification of he first invention he made as a boy The Wood brothers moved their actory to Des Moines in 1899 and built the present plant in 1926 MAKES SENSE WASHINGTON UP Work men decided on Friday the 13th o wait until Monday to change ightning rods on the Statue of Freedom atop the Capitol dome sweeping overhead The Saratoga bearer of an il ustrious name in American nava history is the second ship to be launched of the class of the car rier U S S Forrestal but she embodies advances over her sis ter ship Both are vessels larger than any other fighting ships including the biggest 000ton battleships But the Sara toga at feet in length is three feet longer than the For restal and also swifter and more potently equipped It is complete ly air conditioned Her newly designed hprsepower engines have the highest propulsion force of any ever installed on an American vessel about the equivalent of Mission Judged Success But Report Incidents CAIRO Egypt N Secre tary General Dag Hammarskjold left Cairo Saturday with the opti mistic statement that he had ac complished here on his peace mis sion what I came to Maj Gen Edson L M Burns chief U N truce supervisor said the secretary general expected to get a closer look at the Egyptian Israeli border situation with a brief stop at Gaza in the Egyp tianheld Gaza Strip He is en route to Beirut Lebanon where tie has established a headquar ters Meanwhile five scattered new incidents were reported by Israel although relative quiet had eased he tension Near Beit Govrin close to tha Jordan border the Israelis report ed an Israeli shepherd was am Dushedand a shot fired early Saturday morning Other Incidents Other incidents reported includ ed The wounding of five Israeli sol diers by a land mine east of the 100 train locomotives Wounding of a child in the Is raeli section of Jerusalem by a shot fired from the Arab section Shooting directed at a group of Israeli workers in the Central Jordan Valley Before leaving Hammarskjold a Iked again for 30 minutes with Premier Gamal Abdel Nasser and npre than an hour with Foreign Minister Mahmoud Fawzi After leaving Nasser he told re porters I have done in Cairo vhat I came to It seems to me the secretary eneral is very satisfied with his Jairo said Hammarskjolds press officer George Ivan Smith CcaseFire Pledge Since his arrival here last Tues day Hammarskjold has succeed d in getting pledges from both Israel and Egypt of a ceasefire which appear to be in the process of being carried out He got written pledges from both sides not to engage in hos tile acts and he was reported to be working out many technical dc Inils of a proposal to withdraw forces from the demarcation line Egypt did not place any ob stacles in front of Secretary Gen eral Hammarskjold while he was said a highly placed Egyp tian Hammarskjold left Egypt pleased with his visit and he ex pects to return to Cairo Smith said Hammarskjold had strong opinion on proposals to hold a Security Council meeting in Geneva to hear his report on bis mission but was unwilling to comment at this time It appeared that the secretary encral w a s approaching this problem on a basis of first hings first and was primarily concerned at present with the IsraeliEgyptian front Until Saturday no fresh inci dents had been reported along Israels borders since Thursday Body Recovered From Des Moines River DES MOINES WThe body of a man recovered from the Des Moines River here Friday has been indentified as that of John Francis Mooro 53 Des Moines The Polk County coroner said Moore apparently suffered a heart attack and fell in the river MEET THE PEOPLEIts a bighand for AdlaTSn son top photo as the Democratic presidential hopeful was greeted at a fish fry in Tampa Fla Another Demo candidate Sen EstesKefauver lower photo shook hands and signed autographs at a similar campaign outing also at Tampa The two are campaigning SAME   

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