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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 23, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home Where Look More to the Future Than to the Past ASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH OWANS NEIfiHBORS JIOME EDITION Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 23 1956 Consists of Two Over WASHINGTON pensions would be tied in with social security payments and gradually eliminated under a proposal offered Sunday by President Eisenhowers Com mission on Veterans Benefits The proposal was one of 70 ma d e to the President in a lengthy report which if adopted would greatly change the benefit program now cover ing the nations 22 million vet erans The recommended changes in volve GI insurance disability compensation survivor bene fits widows pensions readjust ment benefits Veterans Admin istration structure discharge benefits GI loar privileges and servicemens benefits The report did little to chart the actual impact of the recom mendations it contained but the proposals apparently would lower or cut out many of the payments now being made to veterans servicemen and sur vivors The recommendation to tie in veterans pensions with social security for example would re duce some pensions since more than half of the pen sioned veterans are drawing so cial security payments These under the commissions recom mendation would be deducted from pension payments Maxi mum combined payments would be a month for a single veteran or a month for one with a dependent wife The proposals are bound to stir up controversy because they conflict sharply with the benefit programs advocated by various veterans organizations Timothy J Murphy com mander of the Veterans of For One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE Quinoj 930 Sunday KGLO KiOO ii5 Sunday WOI Ames 4640 Thursday WSUI la CHy 910 Saturday Our Child Labor Laws Need Study lyrORE and more I am con eluding that our child labor laws were designed for the dis tant past rather than for the present They are a product of the socalled sweat shop era in our national development not contemporary times in which juvenile delinquency is just about the most vexing single problem facing the United States All the emphasis in our child labor laws is placed on making it difficult if not impossible for a youngster to learn about the dignity of labor And its almost the unanimous opinion of judges and others who deal most inti mately with juvenile delinquency that idleness is the foremost breeder of mischief among our boys and girls la my whole life I cant re member ever having met up wit a case in which a youngster o a grownup for that wa really harmed by overwork Iv seen it used as an excuse mans times but I never have encount ered an instance in which th evidence seemed to support th claim Nothing to Do Oh the other hand I have seen many they run into th in which youngster have got themselves into trouble bad trouble for the obvious rea son that they didnt have any thing worthwhile to occupy thei time and energy There was a time in England and perhaps to a lesser extent in our own country in which grasp ing industrialists cashed in on child labor in what Ive alread referred to as sweat shops This was a favorite subject for Charles Dickens But that was in another cen tury Our socalled industrial rev olution hadnt yet become mech anized The simple monotonou tasks involved in quantity produc lion in those days a century or so ago could be done by childish hands There was need for re form Those Days Are Gone But were not living in those days any more Modern indus try has no place for child labor in the scheme of things Thats true today and its going to be even more true in the future And yet as I have already pointed out our child labor laws seem to be aimed at those con ditions long since gone and for gotten From two judges with extended and extensive contacts with juve nile cases one of them in Se attle the other in North Carolina I have some enthusi astic backing for the point of view Ill be expressing in this little visit with you Writing in the American Mag azine Judge William G Long of the Superior Court of Seattle summed up his two decades of contact with the juvenile court in these words In my experience as a judge I have yet to see a youthful seri ous offender whose trouble was not caused to a large extent by OldFashioned Work Then he added this significant sentence On the other hand I have seen many youngsters whose lives have been salvaged through plain oldfashioned Listen to this further testi JCONTINUED ON PAGE 2 eign Wars said the VFW sup ports many of the recommend ations but added A number of them particu ularly those that would throw the veterans pension program into the social security pro gram are highly objectionable and should be denounced by all J Addington Wagner na tional commander of the Ameri can Legion said the recom mendations appear to be based upon a composite of fact and theory and warrant the most careful study of to Cut Veterans Benefits On the other hand Kenneth M Birkhead executive direc tor of the American Veterans Committee said the recom mendations are a magnifi cent contribution in bringing sanity and realism to the na tions programs of veterans benefits and In its report the commission said todays veterans programs should place emphasis on those programs which take care of the needs arising directly out of military service Veter ans with no serviceconnected disability after readjustment should be considered in the same category as citizens who are not The major recommendations if approved by Eisenhower and passed by Congress would Revise the system of rating and paying compensation to veterans with service connected disabilities so that statutory awards for loss of parts of the body would be eliminated Vet erans with minor disabilities would get less and those with total disability would get more Put the World War II and YOUNG SLAYER HELD Robert lield leaves state police headquarters at Stafford bprmg Sunday after admitting he murdered his broth er and parents With him is Lois Miller a policewoman 11YearOld Farm Boy Held in Murder of His Mother Father and Older Brother MANSFIELD Conn WiAn 11yearold boy aiming awkwardly because of poor eyesight shot to death his mother father and older brother He told police they picked on him and he feared he would be sent to reform school The triple slaying took place at their rural home here 30 mile east of Hartford Fifth grader Robert Curgenven said he Wiled them Saturday about p m He slept in the farmhouse that night and reported the killings to a neighbor Sunday morning One night last week his father spanked him because he wouldn put out his bedroom light and to sleep Robert said After telling his story to police Sunday Robert vas committed to the state hospital at Norwich for a 30day mental examination Robert is buUt stockily but has poor sight in his right eye He wears glasses He said he had to ight the rifle with his left eye He told State Police Lt Harry Taylor he reloaded the 22 caliber rifle after every shot carrying spare bullets between his teeth He said he killed his brother Richard first He walked into the barn where Richard milking a cow about was Im going to shoot he told Richard But he said Richard snapped Get out of When Richard resumed milk ing Robert fired a shot that caught the brother in the hand The brother flung a milking can at him and Robert fired again hitting him in the stomach Robert backed out the barn door and Richard stumbled after him Again Robert fired and again he hit him in the stomach The brother crumpled to the round and Robert fired the last shot into ime at his he head Reloading Robert went to the armhouse where he saw his mother Beatrice 41 through a bedroom window He said that she aw him aiming the rifle and shouted something that sounded like Robert killed her with one shot just above the heart police said Robert said he anoth er round intothe rifle chamber and his father Richard 42 ran out of the house toward him f Hi Robert firid a shot that hit in the abdo men Although wounded the father shouted to him Give me that Robert said last he loaded time The once nex shot caught his father in the head and he fell to the ground dead Family of Seven Perish in Fire at Rome ROME N Y familj of seven including five children died Sunday night in a fire tha gutted their frame home in this central New York city The mother Angela Skibitski 41 and the children were founc in an upstairs bedroom where they had died of suffocation and burns The body of the father Alex Skibitski 46 was found on the living room floor The dead children were Bar bara 11 Peter 9 Susan 7 Dav d 5 and 2yearold Mary Ann Firemen said the mother and the children apparently had been asleep They said the father might lave been downstairs fighting the ire when the flames swept through the house SAME fBUck flag Irafrlo death in pad 21 Korean GI loan programs under the Federal Housing Adminis tration and extend the World War II loan program for a maximum of two years or until mid1959 Prohibit the sale of govern ment life insurance after dis charge except to men with dis abilities which would keep them from buying commercial insur ance at regular rates Put servicemen under the social security program Give peacetime veterans more liberal benefits including the KHRUSHCHEV IN WARNING TO WEST same amounts of compensation for service disabilities now paid to wartime veterans Put a deadline on conversion by a veteran of his government term life insurance to perma nent insurance Develop a more compact and simple system of benefits for survivors of servicemen and veterans by using the social se curity system as a foundation Revise the eligibility require ments for pensions to widows and children of veterans pay ments would be based largely on need or disability Russ Tell of HBomb Missile Boy Hit by Cat Is Killed Michael Alan Pinneke 4 so of Mr and Mrs Charles T Pin neke Bell Motel was killed Sat urday night when struck by a ca on Highway 18 inx front of hi home Highway patrolmen said the ca was driven by Harvey Von Wale 27 21 Ohio who told hem he see the youngste until the boy had run in front o lis car just west of the city imits Von Wald is instrumenta music instructor in the North wood schools Skull Fracture Coroner J E Christopherson aid the boy died of a basal skul racture He was knocked out o oth his shoes and socks ant dragged for some distance by the car patrolmen said The mishap occurred about The Pinnekes have two other children Diana Lynn and Eliza etb Ann Michael Alan was born March 13 1952 Mr Pinneke is an employe of the Lehigh Port and Cement Co Funeral services for Michae Alan will be heldv Tuesday at I at the Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev Lawrence E Hoist officiating Reviewa vill be before the service at the church and McAuley and Son Funeral Home The Survivors Survivors in addition to the saxents include the grandparents VIr and Mrs Roy G Pinneke ort Worth Margare Beery Chicago and Sgt I Shelby Beery Ft Leonan Wood four great grand mothers and two great grandfath rs two uncles and six aunts Mrs Pinneke the former DixL Ann Beery was involved in a cidnaping attempt last summer She was abducted at gunpoin from the Pinnekes automobile near St Joseph when th couple and their children were enroute to Texas on a vacation Mrs Pinneke escaped how tver when her abductor slowed his car to turn off on a sid road She opened the car door eaped out and fled on foot He cidnaper was never captured if Four Deaths Put State Toll Far Ahead of 1955 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The weekend deaths of four per sons boosted the 1956 Iowa motor vehicle death toll to more ban on this same date a year ago Latest reported victim was Paul Mooty 27 Grundy Center who ied at a Marshalltown hospital sunday of injuries suffered in a wpt ruck collision Wednesday ight Donald George DeVries 25 De roit was killed about 6 m Sunday w h e n the station vagon he was driving missed a iighway 20 curve at Duncombe 1 miles southeast of Fort Dodge Harlan Lyle Vick 21 Decorah was killed and three other young ersons injured about 3 Sun ay in a twocar crash on High ray 9 about two miles east of ecorah Officers said Vicks uto sideswiped a car in passing ausing both machines to leave he highway Segregation on Intrastate Buses Banned WASHINGTON UP The Su preme Court Monday banned ra cial segregation on buses opera ting within states The tribunal did so by refusing to review a decision by the Circuit Court in Richmond that segregation on intrastate buses violates the Federal Constitution Ruling Stands The high tribunals which thus left the Circuit Court ruling announced in a brief order It said an appeal by South Carolina Electric and Gas Co from the circuit decision was dismissed The Supreme Courts action was unanimous The ban on intrastate bus segre gation came 10 years after the Supreme Court struck down com pulsory separation of the races by state law in buses crossing state lines In 1946 the court held that eprating passengers racially on nterstate buses was an unconsti oitional burden on interstate com merce Waiting Rooms The Interstate Commerce Com mission last Nov 26 issued an order ending segregation on inter state trains and buses and in waiting rooms used by interstate travelers In sum the various court and ICC actions mark the end of the doctrine of separate but equal accomodations in the transpor tation field Seasickness Passes Grace Steps Ashore POLLENSA Mallorca Princess Grace Kelly appears to have recovered fully from the sea sickness that almost ruined he loneymoon She was radiant when she stepped ashore Sunday evening to attend a gala supper at the swanfc Formentor Hotel and drew gasp of admiration from a waiting rowd The visit ashore was her irst since she and Prince Rainier sailed from Monaco last week on he royal yacht Deo Juvante for i lazy Mediterranean cruise Psychiatrist Says Parker Was in Depressive State LINCOLN UP A California psychiatrist testified Monday the state of mind which led murder defendant Darrel F Parker to sign a false confession is one often found in military combat Dr Douglas M Kelley said he had seen thousands of cases of military men in such a psycho tic reactive depressive The University of California psychiatrist and professor of criminology was a defense wit ness in the trial of Parker 24 yearold former Lincoln city for ester for first degree murder in the Dec 14 strangulation of his wife Nancy 22 Dr Kelley took the stand in ancaster District Court after arker had completed testimony n his own defense begun last week Once again Parker denied larming his wife NIKITA KHRUSHCHEV Shake Fist rAll About The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy and continued unseasonably col Monday night and Tuesday Low Monday night 2226 High Tuesday 4246 Iowa Mostly cloudy Monda night and Tuesday Warme with chance of occasional ligh rain southwest and south centra Monday night otherwise littl change in temperature night and Tuesday Low Mon day night 30 northeast 30s else where Minnesota Continued cold GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum Sunday 44 Minimum Sunday night 24 At 8 Monday 33 YEAR AGO Maximum 79 Minimum 43 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Sunday Maximum 66 Minimum 32 At 8 35 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimun 72 35 President Misleading Nation With Optimism Adlai Claims By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Adlai Stevenson said Sunday light President Eisenhower mis eads the nation in taking a cau iously optimistic view of the present world situation On the contrary Stevenson said baffled and uncertain leader hip has left the Countrys foreign flairs in worse shape than when he Republicans took office three ears ago Eisenhower besides voicing the ptimistic world view suggested reation of a advisory oard of private citizens to help dvise on foreign affairs Eisenhowers speech to the American Society of Newspaper Editors steered clear of attacks on the Democrats although he formally opened his campaign last week He told the editors they must help keep Americans informed on the cold war struggle without demagoguery and partisanship and called on Russian leaders to prove by concrete acts their peaceful intentions and desires for better relations with the free world Dulles Calls for Changes Within NATO NEW YORK ffi Secretary of State Dulles appealed Monday for positive unity in the free world in the face of Soviet soft talk and called for development of the North Atlantic Treaty Organiza tion into something more than a military pact The time has come to advance NATO from its initial phase into the totality of its Dulles said in a speech prepared for The Associated Press annual luncheon Some Changes Dulles did not spell out in his prepared text just what he had in mind as to NATO But he talked more economic develop about ment and more independence in discussing the attempts by Western nations to improve the worlds lot Aides suggested in Washington that Dulles speech might be com parable to one made by the then secretary George C Marshall at Harvard University June 5 1947 Marshall at that time proposed a European selfhelp program with United States backing that even tually became known as the Mar shall Plan Necessary Alliance Dulles said in developing the main theme of his address that the North Atlantic Treaty was a necessary alliance to draw the free world together against the threat of Soviet militarism continued But the time has come I be lieve to consider whether its or ganization does not need to be further developed if it is ade quately to serve the needs of this and coming generations If that be the common desire of the NATO member nations the United States will join eagerly in exploring the possibilities which now beckon us Dulles said he expected the question of further developing NATO to be taken up at the NATO Ministerial Council opening May 4 at Paris He will attend British Hear of Claims Margaret Hubby Honeymoon at Manor in Nassau NASSAU Bahamas blonde daughter of a former Pres dent and her bridegroom were loneymooning Monday at this is and playground after an air jour ney from the United States A sumptuous manor fronting cenic Montagu Bay was the honeymoon cottage of Clifton Daniel and the former Mar aref Truman They planned to emain into next month during ic absence of their host Count de la Fregonniere French con sular representative in the Ba hamas Journeys end at Nassau cli maxed a trip the Daniels began Sunday by train at Kansas City and continued by airliner from Chicago and Miami They were married Saturday afternoon at Independence Mo A crowd of more than 400 wav ing camerasnapping spectators gavo the smiling 32yearold Margaret and Daniel 43yearold New York Times newspaperman a greeting and bon voyage as they changed planes at Miami BIRMINGHAM England Nikita Khrushchev said Monday the Soviet Union will soon have guided missiles carrying an The Soviet Communist Party boss also told a Chamber of Com merce luncheon that the Soviet E Union already has exploded an Hbomb from anairplane He claimed Russia was the first na tion to do so The United States only now is intending to do he said in a speech The United States first Hbomb explosion was from a ground Banners Carried Then listing the areas in which the Soviet Union can compete with the Western World Khrushchev said Guided can com pete there too I am quite sure we will quickly have guided mis siles carrying an Earlier jeering demonstrators carrying antiCommunist banners heckled Khrushchev and Premier Nikolai Bulganin during a whirl wind tour of Birmingham by tha Russians Obviously excited Khrushchev referred to the demonstrations and warned Never shake your fist at a the He told the luncheon that he and He on a 10day visit to Britain for high level talks had seen placards attacking us and Russia and we have heard tha cries of many people We have seen fists shaken at us I would remind the man with the fist that attempts have been made previously to speak to us in that manner Never shake your fist at a Russian Hitler tried to attack us with a clenched fist and now he is in his grave Friendly Visit Is it not time that we became more intelligent and not shake our fists at each other We have come here not to create hostility We have come on a friendly visit at Prime Minister Sir Anthony Edens invitation and we are most grateful to him for that invita At another point Khrushchev at tacked the Western Allies restric tions on the shipment of strategic materials to the Soviet Union Do you think we are behind you he asked We do not ask you to sell us guns or warships We will sell you some of our cruisers They are out of date We all know He also said Andrei builder of the Soviet TU104 jet now building a pas senger plane which carries 170 passengers and has 4 engines He did not elaborate Sent Troops In his remarks about the clenched fist Khrushchev recalled that the United States Britain France and Japan sent troops to Russia after the 1917 Revolution which put the Bolsheviks in pow er The Russian people made an effort and cleared them all he said emphasizing each word Therefore this method of speak ing with a clenched fist is quite Speaking extemporaneous ly through an interpreter Khrush chev said he and the Soviet
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