Mason City Globe Gazette, June 29, 1956

Mason City Globe Gazette

June 29, 1956

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 29, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I O W A N S M I I G H B 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL LXII Associated Press and United Press Full Wires Seven a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 29 1956 This Paper Consists of Two One No 227 Wilson Defends Arms Strength Casualties Exceed 300 in Polish Rioting Against Reds Vote on Foreign Aid Bill Ike Wins 1st Round WASHINGTON W The Eisen hower administration F r i d a j sought to stave off new Senate ei forts to cut the 4WbiUiondolla foreign aid authorization bill aft er vinning every test in the open ing day of voting Majority Leader Johnson D Tex announced the Senate woult run again into a late night ses sion if necessary to pass the big measure and send it into confer ence with the House If work on it is not completed Friday he promised a Saturday session The Senate worked more thaa 11 hours Thursday on the meas ure tagged by President Eisen hower as of major importance to free world strength and security Four Votes It handed him important tri umphs on these four votes 1 A 5827 defeat of an amend ment by Sen Long DLa to cu the bill tp the sum Congress appropriated last year 2 A 5038 defeat of an amend ment by Sen Bridges chairman of the Senate Republi can Policy Committee to cut all aid to Yugoslavia 3 A 4543 defeat of an amend ment by Sen Young RND to clamp import quotas on textiles and farm products in surplus in this country 4 A 5236 defeat of an amend ment by Sen Olin D Johnston DSC to put a temporary im port quota on textiles Party All of the roll calls cut across party lines On the bitterest dis pute of the session the Yugoslav amendment more Democrats than Republicans supported the administration The Bridges pro posal was defeated by votes of 29 Democrats and 21 Republicans II was supported by 23 Republicans and 15 Democrats T1i e hottest debate swirled about the amendment to chop ofj all aid to Yugoslavia Its back ers assailed Marshal Tito for playing footsie with the new Russfan leaders in the Kremlin Defeat of the Bridges amend ment had the effect of leaving in the bili a provision giving Eisen hower 90 days to decide whether aid to Tito should be continued Press Search in Three States for Escaped Convicts FORT MADISON Authori ties were searching in three states Friday for two Iowa Penitentiary prisoners who escaped Thursday while working at the prison pow erhouse here Officials said the men appar ently were aided by two young women who picked them up in a late model white convertible and drove them across the Mississippi River into Illinois Two 25yearold women driving a similar car were arrested by Fort Madison police late Thurs day and were held for question ing The prisoners were identified as Wilford A Miller 31 Oskaloosa sentenced from Marion County in 1953 for larceny and Oliver S Williams 25 also sentenced in 1953 from Woodbury County for larceny The men would have completed their sentences soon Williams on Aug 17 and Miller on Sept 7 PIER DAMAGED SAN FRANCISCO rag Ing fire touched off by an ex plosion and fed by thousands of here Witnesses said he apparent gallon of gasoline heavily damly was thrown against the steer aged a pier and a machine shop ng wheel of his car as it spun on the waterfront Friday around in the ditch Refrigerators Become Target of NEW SAFETY DRIVE WASHINGTON UP Government and industry will pool efforts this summer to find safe and satisfactory devices which children can operate to free themselves from potential death traps inside refrigerators It is estimated some 30 children suffocated and died in refrig erators and home freezers they locked themselves into during the last year A like number locked themselves in but survived The National Bureau of Standards will use children of its own staff members to test child reaction to various insiderelease systems The House Commerce Committee voted unanimously Friday in favor of a bill to make it a federal offense to ship unsafe boxes in interstate commerce AP Wirophoto ASK FOR Juliana of nrecedes her consort fio precedes her consort Amsterdam aii Olympic pio grarn couple asks for a complete tion into the source of reports which say a faith healer is causing estrangementbetween the Queen and her nearblind daughter on one hand and the Prince on the other vith state governments putting up he remainder The increased taxes will cost he average motorist an estimated a year But he will save a for each mile he drives on he new interstate highway net vork Besides cheaper and quick er travel the superhighways also vill be designed to provide much afer driving Educator Dies in State Accident MARENGO presi ent of Valparaiso Tech Insti ute Valparaiso died Fri ay as a result of internal in uries he received when he ap arently drove his car into a itch to miss some cars stalled t the scene of another car ac ident Joseph B Hershman 56 died t a local hospital at p m Hershman was injured Wednes ay evening on U S 6 at South Vmana about 5 miles east of rAll About President Signs New Highway Bill Info Law WASHINGTON Eisenhower Friday signed into aw a highway1 construction bill which includes new axes to help pay for it The 13year construction program includes a inter state highway network that ink every state and most state capitals The new taxes including a cent in federal gaso ine taxes and a 3 cents a pound tax on tires take effect on Sun day Eisenhower signed the bill in iis suite at Walter Reed Hospi al where he is recuperating from iis recent abdominal operation It vas one of the piecesof must egislation he especially requested rom Congress The President said he was highly pleased with the bill The interstate network of sufcer lighways will cost an estimated The federal gov irnment will pay The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and warmer Friday night Continued warm Saturday with chance ofjtne American embassy in War a few thundershowers Low Friisaw saicl as far as he knew riots day night 65 high Saturday occurred only in Poznan n i I K f Poznan Back to Normal Marchers Ask for Bread BERLIN bitter workers uprising in the major Polish city of Poznan took 38 lives and left 270 wounded Warsaws Commu nist government announced Fri day The revolt has been crushed and Friday the industrial city wa reported back to normal In the West diplomats speculat ed what the effect would be on the Kremlin leaders campaign to downgrade Stalin and ease the steel glove grip on the Soviets satellite subjects The trouble exploded with a fury which recalled the uprising of East Germans of June 17 1953 and the proStalin student demonstrations in Tiflis this year when up to 100 persons were re ported killed Trade Fair Western businessmen in Poznan to attend a big trade fair in the industrial city of were amazed eyewitnesses to thevio lent outburst that began at 7 and evidently continued all day Thursday Solid lines of marchers 20 abreast waving banners demand ing swarmed througKthe Streets captured and burned sec roitj police headquarters liberated prisoners attacked Communist Pairty headquarters destroyed the janiming station that interferes with Western broadcasts They raised a white flag over city hall The businessmen told of tanks rolling through the streets of bul let blasts at the milling workers of jet fighters winging overhead and of a tight curfew clamped on the city by polish authorities In some instances it was re ported troops and police failed to take action against the demon strators and even gave up their arms to them Some of the march ers were well armed and re turned the fire of troops They succeeded at one time in cap turing some of the tanks Other Uprisings There were persistent rumors of other uprisings in the cities of Szczecin Stettin Gdansk Gdynia Allenstein Olsztyn Katowice and Mdz but Warsaw Radio men tioned only the events at Poznan Willard Barber counselor of Iowa Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday with scattered thunder storms over most of state Friday night and Saturday afternoon Warmer southeast Friday night with low 60 north to 70 south Cooler west central portions Saturday and FiveDay Iowa Temperatures Friday night through next Wednesday will average 3 to 5 degrees below normal north to near normal south Normal highs 83 north to 87 south Nor mal lows 60 north to 64 south Turning cooler Saturday with only minor daily changes re mainder of period Rainfall will average onehalt to three fourths of an inch with locally heavier amounts occurring as scattered thundershowers inter mittently during the period Minnesota Showers cooler Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum Thursday 79 Minimum Thursday night 62 At 8 Friday 74 YEAR AGO Maximum 83 Minimum 64 He reported that Ihree or four American businessmen were known to have been in Poznan during the riots He could not identify them but believed they had left the city safely At least persons were re ported in the marching milling crowds which started the demon stration by upsetting cars Out with the one of the marchers was heard to shout in German Poznan was a Ger man city Posen before World War I Warsaw Radio indicated a svide roundup of instigators of the up rising was underway It said the workers are ex pressing their indignation at the diversionists who making use of provocative rumors set reaction ary gangs and groups of misled people to come out against the peoples Soldiers police and officials were killed while defending the public buildings against diver sionary it said Moscow Radio has made no mention of the riots PERSONAL of Defense Wilson right reads a state ment as he began his testimony Friday before a Senate subcommittee studying the relative military strength of the and Russia Beside him is Adm Arthur Bad ford chairman of the joint chiefs of staff Fires Blink Out in Blast Ovens Deadline Wears NEWYORK blinked out in the nations steel furnaces Friday as nego tiators battled against a strike deadline of midnight Saturday President David J McDonald of the United Steelworkers of America awaited industrys answe to hissuggestion thit top company officials join the deadlocked talks to avert a strike of steel workers v As gradual coolingoff operations set in to prevent damage to the giant steel furnaces Secretarj of Labor Mitchell announced that the government had no immediate plan of invoking tb f T41 Air A r t TaftHartiey Act to prevent a shutdown It is estimated that the coolingoff process which takes about three days plus an even longer time for rekindling the fires if a sudden settlement is reached will cost the industry tons o Two Hurt in Car Crash Two women were injured Fri day morning in a headon truck auto crash a mile north of Mason City on Highway 65 Mrs Walter E Ledman 56 Kalona driver of the car and Mrs Delia Douns 67 Richman a pasenger in the auto were re ported Friday afternoon in good condition in a Mason City hos pital Mrs Ledman suffered a Broken wrist and Mrs Douns a Broken clavicle The truck driver Byron Hill 32 701 N Federal was not hurt Mr Ledman also a passenger in he car also escaped without serious injuries The accident occurred at sheriffs deputies reported when the truck going north at tempted to pass a panel truck and crashed into the oncoming auto The left side of the car and of the truck were smashed production valued at 65 lion dollars The union also pressed its strike plans choosing picket line cap tains in various plants and sched uling meetings of two top policy making groups The unions 32member Execu tive Board met Friday to consider the situation Mitchell did not rule out gov ernment intervention completely but he declined to say how long a steel strike would have to go on before it was considered a danger to the national economy Present wages in the industry average an hour The union has asked a substantial but un specified increase double time for Sunday mork time and a half for Saturdays a 52week layoff program an insurance program paid entirely by the companies and other benefits The companies have offered a cent an hour wage increase each year for five years a 52 week layoff program various va cation insurance holiday and pension benefits a 4 per cent pre mium for Sunday work and no ad pay for Saturday BLORE RECOVERING HOLLYWOOD Charecter ac tor Eric Blore 70 who suffered a stroke at his home June is reported in satisfactory condition at the Motion Picture Country Hospital SAME Black flx meani irjfrio death In 4 Lear Wife Head Back to Berlin MOSCOW WVWiUiam P Lear U S plane equipment manufac turer whose flying trip to the So viet capital stirred up an interna tional fuss departed Friday for Berlin aboard his private plane His wife accompanied him Lear was summoned to the Embassy Thursday night for a talk with Minister Walter Walms ley Lear declined afterward to discuss what was said but re marked that he gathered the em bassy was concerned about his visit here Export Ban The wealthy manufacturer ar rived in Moscow three days ago in his Cessna 310 plane which is fitted with equipment that NATO bars for export to Soviet coun tries Lear was the first American to fly a private plane into the Soviet Union A Soviet Trade Assn offi cial has been shepherding him around Moscow since he arrived Lear said Soviet officials were amazed at the equipment he showed them Company Official In Washington State Depart ment officials said Lear would not have been granted an export li cense for his its spe cial electronic equipment had they known he would fly it to Russia He was granted the per with the understanding the plane was to be used in Switzer land by an official of his com pany Lear said he did not intend to sell any equipment his company makes to the Soviet Union But he said there was nothing secret about it Every detail of my equipment has been published in public mag azines in the United he declared You can buy the stuff off the OVENS Bethlehem Steel Co employe at Bethlehem regulates valves to cut down heat on coke ovens following a companywide order Friday to shut down in face of a strike 640 Bodies Awaiting Burial During Strike SAN FRANCISCO UP San Francisco Counted more than 640 bodies awaiting burial Friday in 11 cemeteries closed by a 52day strike and lockout The City H e a 1 Department reported scarce storage space in mortuar ies is rapidly being usad up i Tells of Dynamic Power1 Solons Hear Testimony WASHINGTON of Defense Wilson cautioned critical enators Friday against insisting upon excessive United States military strength Under instructions from Presi dent Eisenhower to lay it on the Wilson declared Our objective is to deter war jy every honorable means It is not our objective to overarm or to give any country cause for Of this countrys military strength now and for the future Wilson said it is a dynamic mili tary power of true We do not need or wish to flaunt it before the he added but it would be a serious disservice to our country and the morale of the free world to be little Public Hearing Wilson prepared his testimony for a by the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee which has been looking into the relative strength of and sian air power Wilson said Eisenhower has never dictated specific ceilings or cuts in military spending The President never told me youve got to cut your military budget so never in Wilson The whitehaired cabinet officer nadc no direct reference to tha extra billion dollars which the Senate voted this weekto provide more funds for the Air Force than he Eisenhower administration had requested Nor did he take any note of the storm that arose after he used the word phony in talking of the increase In his statement Wilson noted the recurring disputes among the armed services over money and missions and said in effect that hese were only natural He told he senators Every service can point to aossible trouble spots throughout the world and from their own viewpoint make what are to them ogical recommendations for in creased funds and for public sup port Overall Plan These aggregate fears and am bitions together with the aggre gate military uncertainties in a ighly uncertain world unless hey are carefully screened and integrated into an overall plan could easily result in total mili tary requirements beyond our needs and beyond our ability to On the subject directly before he subcommittee Wilson said iis department has placed grow ng emphasis on airpower over he last several years He said that our air power in all of its forms is so videly deployed over the world t is difficult to comprehend its jrowth and size Too often we think of it simply n terms of numbers of planes numbers of units wings carrier air groups and similar terms Its real measure of strength is more accurately gauged in terms of the force which it could exert and the destructive power that it could deliver in the event of an emergency The power carried by a single airplane today equals that of an entire bomber force in World War II and is so large that it almost defies the imagination While this trend will continua to some degree it should not ba overlooked that our other forces both land and sea will continue to make a substantial contribu tion to our total defense IOWAN KILLED i MIDWEST Wyo D Schoening 25 Spencer Iowa was killed Wednesday when truck pinned him against a in an oilfield near here ;

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