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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 1, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH tOWANS N I I G H R HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY I 1S4 of Two One Marine Sergeant Intoxicated When He Ordered March j Mourns Loss SGT MATTHEW McKEON World in May Day Obse rvance By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Moscow limited its May Dav 1 military parade Tuesday to 42 minutes Pope Pius XII urged the whole world of labor to turn to Christ half million Japanese jammed lokyos Meiji Plaza to hear Court Martial Sought Inquiry Is Completed WASHINGTON Marine Corps said Tuesday Staff Sgt Matthew AlcKeon under the in fluence of liquor told his platoon of recruits that those who couldnt swim would drown be fore he led them in a night march into a South Carolina swamp Six of them died Recommending court martial for the 31yearold sergeant from Worcester the corps said McKeon warned that those who eould swim would be eaten by In addition to announcing that rial for McKeon on charges rang ing up to manslaughter had been recommended to the secretary of he Navy Gen Randolph McCall ate corps commandant told the House Armed Services Commit tee General Transferred 1 He has ordered transfer for Vlaj Gen J C Burger from the speakers call for peace democCOmmand of the Parris Island racy better pay Isc base where the men were There were labor celebrations The Pentagon said ACCEPTS SUBPOENA Murray M Chotiner Vice President Nixons 1952 campaign manager is shown at the federal building in Los Angeles accepting sub poena from U S Marshal Robert W Ware The subpoena calls for Chotiner to appear in Washington Wednesday for testimony regarding his association with Herman Kravitss of Atlantic City N a blacklisted Army uniform maker The Senate investigations sub committee is investigating uniform making contracts and speeches elsewhere around the globe New Observance Rome featured a new observ ance this year as thousands of Roman Catholic workers gathered to mark the liturgical feast of St Joseph the carpenter of Naz areth The church holiday was proclaimed by Pope Pius last year in a clear effort to strip the holiday of the violence which Burger goes to the command of Camp Lejcune N where there is no recruit training 2 Pate also has directed a sweeping reorganization of recruit training including special assign ment of commissioned officers re porting directly to the comman dant and stringent reinforcement of rules against training assign ments for men who make in temperate use of alcohol Witnesses Fail to Testify Policemans Trial Cut Short often marked it in the past and n general reported a finding fused to give it a more Christian direction unknown Scheduled to COUNCIL BLUFFS UPt The District Court trial of Russell F Leqnhardt 35 former Coun cil Bluffs policeman charged with conspiracy ended suddenly Monday aftdrnoon when the states two major witnesses re direction Hundreds of Communistdirect ed mass meetings were under way elsewhere in Italy whose Communist Party is the largest outside the Iron Curtain On the other side of the world rival Chinese governments made quantity of vodka during the day and evening before the march in to the swamp Pate gave the committee a bitb ertosecret report on the findings of a Marine Corps Inquiry Court together with his report on the bv i i i use of the day On Formosn actlons he himself has taken in v fhfj m ff President Chiang Kaishek urged Nationalist workers to do every thing possible to encourage upris ings by workers in Red China In Peiping Mao Tzetung look the salute of Red marchers which the Peiping Radio said numbered a half million Something Different the matter and those he has rec ommended to the secretary of the Navy He included a specific finding that McKeon did not have au thority to take punilive measures against any member of the 78 man platoon With regard to action at the Scheduled to testify in the trial which opened Monday morning were Earl Vaugh 54 and John P Davis 46 both of Council Bluffs They were sub poenaed from Fort Madison State Penitentiary where both are serving 10 year terms for breaking and entering Leonhardt was indicted for conspiring with Vaughn and lo burglarize a super market here last Nov 21 Leon hardt was one of the arresting following the burglary He resigned from the police force five days later After Vaughn and Davis had refused to testify on grounds they might incriminate thcm sSelves County Attorney Malt Walsch moved to dismiss the charge against Leonhardt Judge II Kent Martin granted the request On the way oiit of the court room Vaughn said to Leon hardt You dirty double crosser Ill shoot you when I get out if its the last thing I ever of S en Barkley Solons Hear of New Red Jet Bomber Gen Partridge at Hearing WASHINGTON UP Clcn Esirle E Partridge air defense commander Tuesday warned Senate investijfafors that a new Russian jet bomber may be able to fly higher than any inter ceptor now in use Partridge said however that the United States has some new uipersonic interceptors coming ilong that will be able to rccap ure the defensive advantage over iighflying jet bombers Partridges warning comes on op of one by Gen Curtis E Le Alay that his Strategic Air Com mand will lose superiority in long range striking power to Russia jy unless the United States moves to increase produc tion of intercontinental bombers above present plans Called Back Both Partridge and LeMuy were called back for further ques tioning behind closed do6rs by a Tfcsre also was something newscenc of the drowmm3 itself the in Moscow this May Day Holiday court report said when decorations in the Soviet city Pamc developed as the recruits failed to display any pictures of got into clecp water McKeon or the late Joseph Stalin in the spotsderecl tncm back to the bank they used to dominate Possible Penalties There were some large porl McKeon and others attempted traits of Lenin in p r o m i nenl places but the most common dec orations were pictures of the 11 man Presidium featuring Pre mier Bulganin and Communist Party Chief Nikita Khrushchev This is in line with the new Com munist emphasis leadership on collective rescue the report went on but added that the rescue operations were disorganized and mostly Survivors in interviews had credited McKeon with saving lives and being the last man out of the deep water State Colleges Report on Classroom Utilization DBS MOINES three statesupported institutions of higher learning make an average daytime utilization of their class room space ranging from to 75 per cent the Slate Board of Re gents said Tuesday The board so reported lo the Iowa Tax Study Committee in answer to a request for that information The State University of Iowa said its utilization was per cent Iowa State College 51 5 to per cent and Iowa State Teachers College 65 to cent had asked specific data showing the degree of portn armed services subcom mittee The subcommittee is in vestigating whether the United States is in danger of losing air superiority to Russia was said to have warned in a secret session Mon day that the new Russian long range bombers could probably fly higher than any American inter ceptor now in operation use And at the high altitudes Partridge was said to have warned the Rus sian bombers could probably fly faster than the interceptors The Air Defense Command is now dependent upon three eptors the F89 Scorpion the FM Starfire and the F8GD Sabre Tel All are officially described as having a ceiling of over 45 000 Chandler Expected to Appoint a TEMPORARY SUCCESSOR FRANKFORT KY A 8 Chandler has the power Jo appoint a temporary successor to Alben W Barkloy uoHl a special November election when a new senator will be chosen o fill the unexpired term Sources here believe that Chandler will appoint a close political ally to fill the senatorial vacancy until November whether or nof he decides to try for the Senate eat himself at that time Chandler could resign as governor to take the Senate seat now as he did when he was governor in 1939 and the late Sen M M Logan died or fill the vacancy by temporary appointment and run for the Senate himself in November Should Chandler elected last November resign now the state also would hold an election in November to fill the remaining three years of hit term as governor BUT CLASH REPORTED U Gets Permit to Patrol Gaza Strip JERUSALEM Israeli Sector United Nations mi lounced Tuesday a major agrcmeent between Egypt am Israel o end their border tension But Israel immediately disclosed i new clash with Jordan A spokesman said Egypt and Israel agreed to the estab ishment of observation posts and mobile patrols along he Gaza strip where a scries of incidents recenUy brought Egypt and Israeli dangerously close to war Israeli Military Spokesman Col Nehcmia Brosh charged thnt infiltrators slippen Maximum AltUude Cavein Fatal to Two Men CEDAR RAPIDS WVTwo men vertkilled Tuesday in the cave n of a ditch at the site of the new George Washington High Schoo low under construction Dead were Mitchell Harris Cedar Rapids and Theodore Wold Docorah both employe of a sewer subcontractor Com pyny spokesmen said the two iiHn were laying tile in a 15foot ditch when the cavein occurred The two men were covered by nearly 25 feet of wet mucky sand Tlu mishap occurred at and it was not until that the bodies were found It took 40 men and a crane shovel about 45 minutes to dig the The new Russian intercontincnbodies out of the ditch after they utilization of present space in the three institutions to gether with the results of any The Kremlin chiefs watched a 42minute parade of military might through Moscows Red Square followed by the annual march of thousands of athletes and civilians Overhead zoomed what Moscow Radio identified only as new type Mikoyan jet fighters 1 the might be of utilization The Navy said the office of the ways judge advocate general is now studying the recommendations with regard to McKeon and will The committee wanted the in make its own recommendationslforrnaton in connection with tax to Secretary of the Navy Thomas as soon as possible The possible penalties on the charges against McKeon range from 1 month to 10 years in prison When Pate completed his state ment to the committee Chairman Vinson congratulated him for courage and forthright revision studies it is making The committee also is concerned with requests of the Board of Regents for more funds for cap ital improvements at the three institutions Substantial increases in enrollments areexpected Each of the schools said it was making continuing utilization ness und expressed hope the Each gave suggestions committee will take no further action now for making greater use of its facilities And each said it would SAME White flag means nr dcalh In past 24 hours Pate gave the committee his ncccl more buildings and replace strongest assurance that McKeon would not be made the goat in the inquiry Raising his right hand the commandant said Id be glad lo swear on the Bible to Charles City Area Girl Is Winner of Scholarship A Charles City area girl Monjfirst National Merit Scholarship day was among 13 Iowa high school seniors named winners of college scholarships worth an av erage of more than each She is Margaret Ann Thorson Charles City Route i who at tends the Floyd Consolidated School She was the oniy finalist from North Iowa Miss Thorson and the 12 other lowans among 525 winners se lected from seniors across country who were nominated by their principals to take the tests last October The scholarship program is the largest in the nations history to be privately financed The 000 involved was provided by the National Merit Scholarship Corp and 19 cooperating American corporations The NMSC program was set up initially by grants of the Ford Foundation and Carnegie Corp Private industry has contributed more than one million dollars so far to aid the program ments of others The university said capital improvement planned for the next 10 years include Power plant business and service facililies slu dent health and other student services and land ac caiisilion and campus develop menl Iowa State said its long range needs cal for New industrial fa cilities remodeling additions and land power plant and utilities business and service fa cilities and student tiealth and other services Iowa State Teachers reported a need for New instructional facilities remodeling and additions heating tfant and utilities business and service facilities student health and other services and land ac quisition and campus develop ment MAN ELECTROCUTED CORYDON Louis McCardy 60 Corydon was electrocuted Monday when a well pipe he was handling came in contact with a high tension wire About The Weather Mason City Cloudy occasional rain and thunderstorms Wed nesday Low Tuesday night 38 High Wednesday 4648 Iowa Considerable cloudiness Tuesday night with scaUercd showers and thunderstorms west and south Wednesday mostly cloudy No important changes in temperature Low Tuesday night 3843 RveDay Iowa Temperatures Wednesday through Sunday will average 1015 degrees below normal northwest lo 510 below normal southeast Continued cool with only minor day to day fluctuations Normal maxi mums 66 north to 70 south nor mal minimums from 43 north to 47 south Precipitation will av erage from near threequarters of an inch northwest to one inch southeast with recurring peri ods of showers and thunder storms Minnesota Cloudy cool GlobeGazette weather data tip to 8 Tuesday Maximum Monday 4g Minimum Monday night 37 At 8 Tuesday 44 YEAR AGO Maximum 75 Minimum 4g rewere located of nvor snnnn workers said the men of ovct feet as does the Imisl havc bccn on the tiJe when the comparable U S B52 bomber LeMays assertion Monday that cavein occurred and probably did not see the n iJiuuumy mil noi see tnc Uie Russians ma few years maylheavy wall of sand coming down have greater airatomic top of them Both bodies were an Plight position when found LEBANON GETS AID WASHINGTON UP The United Slates Monday gave Leb anon two million dollars to help prompted Sen Jackson to call for several billions more in Air Force funds j LeMay also said the Soviets already have more longrange bombers than this country repair earthquake damage across the border at midnight and clashed with Israeli settlers at Neve Or eight miles south of the Sea of Galilee Brosh said the infiltrators fled back across the Jordan River after a sharp exchange of fire He also said that the casualty toll in Sundays Gaza strip inci dents amounted lo I wo Israelis filled and two wounded A U N announcement said the cloa for the observation posts from Maj Gen E L M Burns chief of the U N truce supervision organization and that J N Secretary General Dag iiamrnarskjold submitted them to both Egypt and Israel The proposal lo place obscrva ion posts on both sides of the Icmarcation line does nol require vithdrawal of either forces a cer ain distance from Ihc lines as arlier proposed tsrnel had ob ected to this because il meant he evacuation of a number of Order villages was meeting Is ncli Prime Minister David Ben Hirion and Foreign Minister Toshe Sharalt Tuesday on the ist stage of his peace mission nd it was believed he would be able to leave for home by Wed nesday afternoon Israeli sources said the most crucial issue in the talks was Israels doubts to the value of an Egyptian ceasefire Collapses Dies on Platform Former Veep Was 78 FINAL ANTHEM FOR BARKLEYWith closed eyes Sen Alben W 01111 oen keynote his left open died a few minutes later white convention the LEXINGTON Va MiSen Al ben W Barkley of Kentucky for mer vice president of the United States collapsed and died Mon day on the speakers platform at a university political gathering Bur hky 78 slumped to the floor after a keynote address Washington and Lee University students assembled in a mock Democratic National Convention Or Robert Mungcr who arrived seven minutes later as ambulance attendants were attempting to administer oxygen suid he died of a heart attack Tuesday the Veep of the Tru man administration made his fi mil journey to Washington Four students from Washington ami Len and four from nearby Virgin ia Military Institute accompanied the body Funeral Ritas In accord w i i h Barideys wishes a funerai service will be held Wednesday morning in Foundry Methodist C h 11 r c li Washington conducted by the Rev Dr Frederick Brown Har ris chaplain of the Senate Burial will bo Friday in Buckleys home town Paducah Ky Barkloy who described himself as an old tirehorsc who has heard the told the stu dents he had arrived here uncer tain about going to the Democrat ic National Convention in Chicago in had made tip his mind to attend lie said he wouldnt bea candidate for nom ination for the presidency There were cries of No and when he had quieted the tu mult he said I have been in years gone by But all fire apparatus is automo tive now and not he recalled hed been a dclcgateatlargo to every Democratic National Convention since 1020 a junior then a sen ior member of Congress a junior senator a senior senator major ity Senate leader vice president then junior senator again Sat in Back Row I am willing to b a he said I am glad to sit in the back row for 1would rather be a servant in the House of the Lord than to sit in the seats of the Then he collapsed Two students on the platform tried to break his fait The people in Doremus gymnasium sat dumbfounded Gov Thomas B Stanley of Vir ginia who had introduced him grasped Mrs Barkleys arm and escorted her to the platform Rep Burr Harrison also rushed forward Calls were ma do for doctors and ambulances but the Rt Rev John J Gravatt Episcopal bish op of South Carolina who had delivered the invocation said later he believed the former Veep was already The convention recessed but lat er was called off indefinitely The students dispersed quietly and the senators body was removed on a stretcher Bnrklcy came to Washington 34 years ago as a member of the House of Representatives Later he was elected to the Senate whore he became majority lead er He resigned his Senate seat in 104D to take office as vice presi dent He tried briefly for the presidential nomination of his par ty in 1952 but failed then ran for the Senate and was elected Both His death brought expressions of grief from President hower and members of both par ties Eisenhower said the nation poorer for his death i   

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