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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette April 25, 1956

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 25, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home Mason City Offers the Best Sites for Business and Industry CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBOR HOME EDITION Associated Press and United Press Full Wires Seven Cents a Copy Eq MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL 25 1956 on This Paper Consists of Two Ona No 171 M Reef China Left Out of Atoms Agency UNITED NATIONS China will be de nied membership in the Inter national Atom Energy Agency to be created under President Eisenhowers atomsfor peace program the United States indicated Wednesday Ambassador James J Wads worth deputy chief of the mission to the United Nations made public the draft statute to govern the agency which will supervise distribution of atomic materials and knowhow among 2 States Alaska Back Ike Br THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Eisenhower won a Pennsylvania popularity contest with Democrat Adlai Stevenson by a comfortable margin Tues day President also won sweeping Republican endorsement in Mas sachusetts and was ahead on scanty returns in Alaska Stevenson trailed a Democratic favorite son Mc Massachusetts and took a slight lead over Sen Estes Kefauver in Alaskas Democratic preference primary Latest Count Latest counts showed PENNSYLVANIA Republican precincts of Eisenhower Know land Democrat of pre cincts Stevenson Kefau ver writein 35 MASSACHUSETTS Democratic precincts of including all of Boston Ke fauver Stevenson Eisenhower McCormack 27 450 Republican precincts o including all of Boston Ei senhower Herter 780 Nix on 283 ALASKA Stevenson 440 Kefauver 227 Eisenhower 546 Knowland 26 Voters displayed relatively little interest in two of the three con tests The turnout ranged from an estimated 25 per cent of eligi ble voters in Pennsylvania to 10 per cent in Massachusetts A heavy vote was reported in Alaska but counting was slowec by complicated ballots and vast distances involved The territory sprawls across three time zones Resounding Endorsement In Pennsylvania Republican State Chairman Miles H o r s t called the Eisenhower vote a re sounding endorsement of the na tional administration James A Finnegan Steven sons campaign manager said the Stevenson turnout in both Penn sylvania and Massachusetts meant Stevenson did exceedingly well far exceeding our expecta The President was opposed only nominally by Knowland who was on the ballot against the sena tors own wish Kefauver made no effort to oppose Stevenson on the Democratic side The state chairmen of both par ties had called for heavy votes of confidence for each candidate from their respective parties Vot ers couldnt cross party lines In the Massachusetts race none of the presidential candidates names was printed on the ballot and some members of both par ties wrote in the names of can didates of the other side Eisen hower swept the GOP side in the preference voting and got Demo cratic writeins too the w o r 1 ds underdeveloped countries for peaceful purposes The statute was drafted in Washington by the United States Russia and 10 other original members of the pro jected IAEA The others were Australia Belgium Brazil Britain Canada Czechslovakia France India Portugal and South Africa The statute opens member ship initially to members of the United Nations and its special ized in provides that other countries whether or not members of the or its specialized agen may be elected later upon recommendation of the agencys board of governors Wadsworth acknowledged the possibility that Red China might gain membership or even that both Communist and Nationalist China might be members but he said he thought the possibility was re mote The statute which has been sent to all 84 prospective in itial members will be debated at a conference here on or about Sept 24 The confer ence was expected to last until the end of October The agency will go into op eration once 18 countries in cluding three from among the United States Russia Britain Canada and France have rati fied it It was hoped that the agency would be operating by the middle of next year WINS CUSTODY OF Walk her daughter Christine 7 after she won custody of the girl Tuesday at a Los Angeles court Her ex husband had fought a recent change in the Iowa divorce court order which gave the natural mother custody The two were wed and divorced in Jowa Following the de cision however Christine said I wish we could all live RUSSIANS GLUM Little Hope for Great Success as Talks End LONDON ItfMSoviet and British leaders wound up their summit talks in an emergency extra session late Wednesday Premier Niko lai Bulganin and Communist boss Nikita Khrushchev looked strained and glum as they left Prime Minister Edens residence Eden smiled with what seemed to be an effort A communique said the results will be announced Thursday But Summerfield Backs FourCent Mail Rate WASHINGTON UP Post jnaster General Arthur E Sum merfield told Congress Wednes day that four cents for handling a first class letter is a bargain rate Summerfield appeared before the House Post Office Committee to make a final bid for a 400 mil lion dollar postal rate increase He testified earlier in the hear ings but made a final appearance to sum up arguments and answer mort Questions there appeared little hope any solid agreement had been achieved on major issues Speculation that the Russians might be packaging a lastminute concession to bring at least a small measure of accord had de veloped when the extra session was decreed after the windup of what was to have been the last session Wednesday morning Bulganin and Khrushchev ap peared thoughtful and solemn aft er the morning meeting but Eden smiled cheerfully It was reported the group ran up against a stone wall of dis agreement on the questions of German unification and European security and made little if any progress on the question of dis armament Informed sources said the final communique will be published after midnight Thursday A trip to Edinburgh is the main item on the program of the Soviet leaders Thursday The Russian visitors arrived right on time Wednesday morning at No 10 Downing St Edens of ficial residence despite a boister ous latehour party Tuesday night The slim prospect that the visit might still result in some sub stantial narrowing of EastWest differences received a slight boost from a talk Khrushchev had Tues day night with Harold Stassen President Eisenhowers special adviser on disarmament Stassen wouldnt tell reporters whether they made any progress on disarmament but he added I am going to report to the President immediately just what he said I think its that impor Wild Indeed LONDON UP Claridges Hotef said Wednesday that Tuesday nights wild reception for Soviet Premier Nikolai Bul ganin and Communist Party leader Nikita Khrushchev re sulted in worth of dam age in broken glasses and ruined carpets Senate Hears Benson WASHINGTON of Agriculture Ezra T Benson told Congress Wednesday thai failure to approve a sound soil bank plan might lead to further cuts in farm price support levels next year He said 1956 supports for five major crops ranging from to 86 per cent of parity are based on the prospect of sound soil bank legislation that will attack the surplus problem head The secretary testified at Senate agricultural appropriations sub committee hearings on his depart ments budget for he fiscal year beginning next July 1 Rival Bills The Democratic Republican fight has narrowed to a struggle over President Eisenhowers plan to pay farmers this year for nex years cutback in crops In the House both sides pushed riva soil bank bills that differed main ly on this point In the Senate members awaited outcome of the contest Benson emphasized that support Levels announced recently are for one year With the uncertainties regard ing legislation and prospective supply and demand he said it would be hazardous now to project these levels be yond Implied Warning His statement carried an Im plied warning that failure to approve a surplusreducing SOL ank might force cuts in price supports in 1957 Under the ad ministrations flexible s u p p o r 1 program farm price props must je lowered when surplus stocks are high Under the soil bank farmers would be paid for taking surplus producing fields out of production Benson urged approval of the administrations latest version which includes authority for ad vance payments to farmers so that up to 500 million dollars in MAY GET POST SEOUL Korea UP A Seoul newspaper said Wednesday that former U S Ambassador to Rus sia William C Bullit may be ap pointed American ambassador to the Republic of Korea rAII About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy anc considerably cooler Wednesday night low 2730 Partly cloudy and not much change in tem perature Thursday high 4648 Iowa Cloudy Wednesday nighl occasional light rain east por tion Partly cloudy Thursday Considerably colder Wednesday night and Thursday Low Wednesday night 20s northwes low 30s southeast Minnesota Clearing colder GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 56 Minimum Tuesday night 38 At 8 Wednesday 39 Precipitation 01 inch YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 48 30 checks year can be mailed out thi SAME Black flag means traffic death tn pas 24 honri INSPECT MODEL OF ILLFATED K Moore top FBlagent and Charles McErJean vice president of United Air Lines examine a model of a DC6B airliner which exploded near Longmont last November The model will be used in the trial of John Graham young Denver man accused of setting the blast which killed his mother and 43 others The seating of the jury has been completed at Denver Condemnation of New School Site Dismissed Condemnation proceedings to acquire a new school site in Ma son City were dismissed Wednes day in a ruling by District Judge T A Beardmore The ruling means B T Green wald contract purchaser of the 90acre site won his fight to void the proceedings He had been awarded for the land which lies east of Mason City Judge Beardmore ruled that the school board failed to sub stantially follow the procedure prescribed by the school law and that the plaintiff Greenwald Drought Effects to Be Studied DES MOINES Gov Leo Hoegh announced Wednesday he soon will appoint a committee of farmers to evaluate the effect of the drought and advise him on what actions he should take Hoegh made the announcement at his news conference after dis cussing the problem with six rep resentatives of federal and state agencies The governor said those he con ferred with thought it would be wise to set up a farmer commit tee I believe the situation is las thereby been deprived of his awful rights to such an extent hat the said condemnation pro ceedings are voided and of no iqrce and effect and therefore suchcondemnation proceedings are dismissed Attorneys for the school board R F Clough and Ray E Clough said they had no plans at pres ent concerning an appeal of Judge Beardmores decision Hughes J Bryant and Robert H jhepard represented Greenwald in he proceedings Members of the Mason City school board indicated that if in he opinion of their attorneys Judge Beardmores ruling does not deny the school board the ight of condemnation an appeal will not be started Instead of an appeal the board members said it would be quick er and cheaper to start the con demnation proceedings all over again The ruling climaxed months of motions hearings and testimony concerning the new school site getting near commented a Hoegh Nebraska Man Killed at Sioux City AFB SIOUX CITY Bean 18 South Sioux City was killed late Tuesday when a car he was driving crashed into a tree near Sioux City Air Force Base Authorities said his car veered off the gravel road hit a drive way bounced 50 feet and crashed into the tree Rocket Experts Discount Russ Claims of Successes MUNICH Germany U S officials predicted Wednesday the United States will develop an in tercontinetai rocket capable of leveling any place on earth But they admitted itss extremely dif ficult to build a rocket accurate enough to hit a target miles goal of U S research ers In general these officials were inclined to discount the statement by Soviet Communist Party Chief Nikita Khrushchev Monday that the Russians soon would have such an intercontinental missile Its good high source commented one but thats all you can say for These views were expressed at an informal interview during the worlds first International Confer ence on Guided Missiles The symposium now being held here was arranged by the scientific unit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO A score of Americans repre senting the Pentagon and aircraft industries are attending along with 400 others from NATO na tions One official expressed belief that no one will be able to judge the efficiency of the interconti nental rocket until the middle of the next which he said he hoped would never Light Rain Covers Much of State Light rain began falling in north west Iowa Tuesday night By Wednesday morning it had over spread most of the state For the most part the rainfall was so light as to be of minor value in alleviating dry conditions Many points reported less than a tenth of an inch The Weather Bureau said how ever that the days moisture might approach a half to three ourths of an inch at some points n southwest and southern Iowa by nightfall Sternagel Heads Medical Society DES MOINES Ster nagel West Des Moines Wednes day was elected presidentelect of the Iowa State Medical Society Sternagel thus was in line to succeed president Wendell L Downing LeMars at next years society convention Downing suc ceeded Lonnie A Coffin Farm ington Jay Houlahan Mason City was one of those elected councilors The land condemned lies on the north side of Highway 18 on the east edge of Mason City It is bounded on the north and east by the Winnebagp A citizens committee site a its number one choice for a new high school Judge Beardmore based his de cision on the fact that the school aoard did not designate the size and location of each d e si r e d school site and playground thus depriving Greenwald of the oppor unity to agree with the board on the price for the land It is the opinion of the the ruling states that the statute requires such board to designate n their resolution authorizing condemnation proceedings specif cally what school shall be placed ipon each site selected During the trial before Judge 3earclmore members of the school board testified that they did not know specifically what schools would be placed on the site Too General The judge ruled that such ac ions were too general and not iufficiently specific to comply vith the school law The law states that the board nay condemn slightly more than 10 acres for each school site But he judges ruling says that since he area of specific school sites las not been fixed the sheriffs ury could not appraise any one chool site Judge Beardmore pointed out hat the value of the land varies and since no specific school sites vere designated the appraisers could not make an adequate ap praisal of any one school house ite or playground If the areas had been desig nated Judge Beardmore ruled he appraisers could have made in appraisal giving Greenwald the opportunity of accepting or rejecting the appraised condem nation value of each school site Three Sites The school board said in its authorization that the site would be used for three different dis tinct and contiguous school sites Strong Wind Fans Fire Plant Lost FORT DODGE Uf A strong wind fanned a grass fire in thr direction of the Glass Craft Boa Corp plant Tuesday and three o the companys buildings were de stroyed Refuses to Halt HTest Adlais Idea Rejected By MARVIN ARROWSMITH WASHINGTON res ident Eisenhower said Wednesday ha believes the United States is somewhere around an equal po sition with the Soviet Union in the development of guided mis siles Eisenhower made the statement at a news conference in replying to questions dealing with the as sertion by Kremlin Leader Nikita Khrushchev that Russia soon will have a hydrogen bomb missile capable of striking at any part of the world Eisenhower at the same time rejected suggestions by Adlai Stevenson and others that this country halt its tests of hydrogen bombs A new test is scheduled in the Pacific next month Refuses Comment While refusing to comment spe cifically on the proposal by Stev enson a candidate for the Demo cratic presidential nomination Eisenhower said it was a bit par adoxical when we are working as hard as we can on development of guided missiles for anyone to advocate halting Hbomb tests The President said he wishes he money spent on such pro for the erection of a school house school playground stadi um ficldhouse or other purpose connected with the Judge Beardmore also noted in the ruling that the electors of the school district have not at any election voted to authorize the school board to issue bonds which would have designated the three schools The ruling is not intended to apply to the school boards right of appeal it states or other ac tions the board may institute or any effort on the part of the board and Grcenwald to arrange a vol untary sale and purchase of the property grams could be channeled to peaceful that in con ducting the tests the United States is not simply trying to come up with what he termed a bigger bang than some other country But research in nuclear weap ons fields without tests is usless and a waste of money Eisenhow er said He added that as long as it is necessary to get into tha weapons field it should be done right Big Difference As for Khrushchevs statement that the Soviet Union soon will nave a guided missile with an H bomb warhead Eisenhower said he sees no reason why the Rus sian would make a misstatement on a matter like that He added that he did not accuse him of doing so But the President went on to say there is a very big difference between the capacity to turn out such weapons and the actual pro duction of efficient instruments of war Its a very expensive and com plicated business Eisenhower added In other matters the President said 1 Vice President Nixon has not told him definitely whether he wants to be the Presidents run ning mate again this fall Chief Target 2 He thinks the Democrats ars right in making him rather than his administration generally a chief target of criticism After all the President said he is the head of the administration He com mented that he has been shot at before 3 As for Tuesdays primary elections in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts where he ran far ahead of Democrat Adlai Steven son in popularity voting Eisen hower said with a grin his only comment was he is still as tonished anytime anybody votes for is very grateful 4 He denied by implication an assertion by Senate Democratic leader Lyndon Johnson of Texas that the President had abandoned 1952 pledges by opposing continua tion of 90 per cent of parity farm price supports Eisenhower said the record would show he never promised to support the 90 per cent level after 1954 but rather promised to work for 100 per cent parity in the market place OCONNOR TO SPEAK Frank Bucky OConnor Uni versity of Iowa basketball coach will be the speaker for the Meth odist Mens Club Wednesday His talk will follow a p m dinner in the church parlors I ;

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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

Issue Date: April 25, 1956

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