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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 7, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for th MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Af4P LI V If HM K THI NfWSPAfER THAT MAKES A L L NORTH IOWANS NEiGHSORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIl Associated Press United Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY This Paper Consists ol Two No 233 Mason City Trucker Killed in Crash Foreign Aid Study Sought WASHINGTON sought Saturday for an exhaustive restudy of the use of American funds abroad as Con gress approached final votes on the administrations battered for eign aid program for this fiscal year Sen Mansfield DMont said the Senate Rules Committee en dorsed that amount to finance an inquiry by independent investiga under direction of the Senate Foreign Relation Committee The rules group Saturday approved a I I resolution to that effect and the Senate is expected to act on it next week A report on the study is wanted by next Jan 31 Mans Up Draw Planks Many Issues in State By JACK ERICKSON DES MOINES HVAs the time approaches for the biennial state conventions of the Republican and Democratic parties in Iowa the battle lines on state issues are be ginning to shape up The Republicans will meet in Des Moines on July 20 and the Democrats will hold their conven tion in Des Moines July 31 Chief business of these conven tions in addition to setting up the central committees of the parties for the coming two years will the adoption of the platforms forjSen Sparkman DAla told a re iu porter The Senate recently rejected a Republican effort in the Senate to set up a Hoover Commission type of organization to make an in quiry under administration and congressional auspices Report But I think there will be sub stantial support now for the For eign Relations Committee in Sparkman said The conference report on the authorization bill approved after a round of conferences Friday field added The committee session was called after Senate and House conferees reached final agree ment on a new for eign aid authorization bill includ ing for military as sistance to free world allies That was nearly 900 millions be low the program of military and economic aid origi nally proposed by President Ei senhower Drastic Even more drastic was the cut to in foreign aid ap propriations recommended to the House Friday by a committee which reported out a money bill to finance the spending on which the authorizations simply set the ceilings Both the House and the Senate still must act on the money bill The foreign aid program is in for even greater trouble in the next Congress if something isnt clone to determine the value of the programs we are now the fall state campaign Based on resolutions adopted at the recent county conventions ot both parties it appears that the chief state issues will include The 2Vi per cent sales tax leg islative reapportionmenl the farm program highways and highway safety state aid to schools the State Tax Study Com mittee and school district reor ganization Preliminary Stagai Platform builders in both par ties already arc undoubtedly in the preliminary stages of drafting tentative planks to be presented to the resolutions committees which will be chosen when the two state conventions meet Iowa Democrats as the party out of power have a platform ad vantage in being able to pick the targets they want to shoot at The Republicans on the other hand are likely to concentrate on stres sing peace prosperity and effi cient government administration on both the state and national lev els On the national issues it ap pears that one of the chief ele ments in the Iowa Democratic platform will be a call for a re turn to high rigid price supports of 90 per cent or more On the state level it seems likely there will be a Democratic plank calling for repeal of the ex tra half cent of sales tax plus perhaps a request forrepeal of nil sales tax on food medicine and essential clothing Interim Need It Is very possible that GOP platform makers also may give serious consideration to a plank will be submitted to the House away from a family picnic at a AP Wirephoto TALKS Nehru of India right and Premier Mohammed Ali of Pakistan pose outside the Indian High Commissioners office in Lon don Saturday before their ill fated talks aimed at breaking the future of divided Kashmir No headway has been made thus far 1 of 2 Lost Tots Found in Wilderness GUNNISON Colo tiny girls ages 2 and 3 wandered away from family outings into Western wilderness areas and set off huge rescue efforts in Utah and Colorado Friday the oldest was found unharmed The young est was still missing Kathy Bebee daughter of Mr and Mrs Alfred Bebee Crip ple Creek was discovered wandering about in tears by a member of a 300man search par ty in Gunnison National Forest 45 miles northeast of here She had suffered only scratches from a night and half a day in the VOate Young daughter of Mr and Mrs Kerry Young Mont view Idaho was being sought by ilane and on foot iu a rugged and remote section of southern Jtah near the farming communi y of Widtsoe She wandered Monday for approval and may clear the Senate later that day or Tuesday The House is scheduled to take up the foreign aid appropriations bill on Tuesday The foreign aid authorization of in military assist ance was 700 millions less than Eisenhower asked 300 millions more than the House voted and 300 millions less than the Senate allotted The conferees agreed on final language under which continua tion of assistance to Yugoslavia is left to Eisenhowers discretion Launch Probe of Air Crash LAS VEGAS Nev MVA thor ough inquiry into the control op eration preceding the Grand Can yon air crash was set Saturday by a House Commerce Subcommit tee Rep Oren Harris chair man of the subcommittee said ranch Thursday Wayne McLaughlin a summer student at Western State College at Gunnison found Kathy The child clad only in Tshirt jeans House OKs Boost in Mail Rate Senate to Act Next WASHINGTON JPi Stamped with House approval a bill to in crease postal rates a year was ready Saturday for de livery to the Senate Whether it will be readdressed there to the White House was anyones guess One topranking member of th Senate Post Office Committe predicted privately the bill woul be routed into the Senates dea letter office But others recalled that th Senate in an electio objections of it committee and voted to boos first class and air mail rates b the same one cent amount pro vided in the pending bill The 195 proposal died in the House 217165 Vote The House Friday night passei the increase 217165 with solid Re publican backing plus aid from some Southern Democrats Th action was a victory for Presiden Eisenhower and his administra tion which since 1953 has sough rate increases to offset posta deficits running as high as half billion dollars a year The House Democratic leader ship earlier had sought to bottl up the bill considered politicall objectionable in an election year Bulk of the increase is repr sented by the boost from 3 to cents in the one ounce rate fo first class maiLJt would accoun for of the annual rei enue increase In addition the bill also woul raise the rate on air mail letter from 6 to 7 cents Second class mail rates applic able to newspapers and othe commercial publications woul increase over a fiveyear perio 0 44Vz million dollars At the end of that period thi ncrease would be 30 per cent on the reading portion of the puhlication and 120 pe cent on its advertising Second Class Second class mail would carrj tiuiu iictu uruy m leans uait and sandals disappeared about a minimum charge of cent pe Thursday while on a ltem instead of the present cen Thursday while on a camping trip with her parents She told McLaughlin she curled up and slept on the ground Thursday night then resumed her wanderings at daybreak She was found about a mile and a half from the Bebee camp DECISION PENDING WASHINGTON W Secretary of Agriculture Benson is expected each Increases contained in the bill for circulars and advertising mat class bring in approximately 77 million dol lars a year Accounting for this would be a boost in the individual piece rate from 2 to 3 cents for the first two ounces plus an increase in the minimum rate for junk or bulk mailings from 10 to 12 cents num iu iu cei to make his decision here posspound and cents a piece ibly next week on location of a Books catalogs and other posta site for a proposed SIS million matter would be subject to small animal disease research lab ler increases i mv saiu requesting return of the sales tax that Civil Aeronautics Administra 1o 2 oer cent Consideration ntUinn 2 per cent Consideration of this problem however will doubt less be coupled with stress on the point that there was at least an interim need for a sales tax boost to meet commitments for such purposes as school aid homestead exemption costs and similar state expenses If action by county conventions Is a guide there also is consider able sentiment in both parties for further improvement of Iowa laws on school district reorganization Several conventions urged that school district consolidation be made simpler and easier Both parties have important forces especially in large popu lation counties which support leg islative reapportionment For the Democrats the reapportionment sentiment is especially strong be cause much of the partys mem bership is centered in the states more populous Industrial areas Iowa Republicans may be ex pected to point with pride to the states accelerated highway con struction program and the Demo tion radio controlmen from the Southern California Utah and Ari zona areas will be given the op portunity to outline the guidance they gave the TWA and Unitec airliners last Saturday The nineman subcommittee planned to hear from operations officials of the two airlines Pi lots who saw the two planes in the air also were invited to testify before the group Chairman Harris said the sub committee hopes to fly tq the Grand Canyon for a first hand look at recovery operations and the investigation being conducted u tujiiijitjiion 01 probably will say it needs1 investigation at the scene and to be expanded even more swiftly by the Civil Aeronautics Board This probably will be Sunday morning The congressmen invited six high CAB and five CAA officials to sit in on their informal probe The CAB group is headed by Chairman James R Durfee who pledged full cooperation II was indicated a sjxman CAB sanel will hold a full scale public Hearing on the crash probably in Los Angeles upon completion of analyses in CAB laboratories BUNNYLOVING BEAGLEMuggins a hound surprised her owner Mrs Ralph Clarke Fort Wayne by bringing home three baby bunnies from a personal hunting trip in nearby woods Mrs Clarke leecls the bunnies with an eyedropper under the dogs watchful eye Muggins had puppies 10 weeks ago but they were all given she turned her affection to the bunnies DESCRIBES PRISONFather John Clifford right holds his arms wide as de scribes oaturday the 12x15 eel in which the Communists held him during his three Hev Thomas Phillips who reached freedom along with Fa ther Clifford is at left The two reached Hong Kong Friday Mum About Men Held in Kidnaping Plot WESTBURY N Y OfvTwo men were held in police custody Saturday as detectives pushed their search for 5weekold Peter Weinberger who was kidnaped from his carriage on the Fourtl ofJuly Police were closedmouthed Two Counties Bear Brunt of Rain Hail Thunderstorms and showers continued to pepper Iowa at scat tered points Saturday in the wake of torrential rains and hail that destroyed crops and sent creeks surging out of their banks Fri day Clay and Palo Alto counties in northwest Iowa caught the brunt of Fridays storms and some farmers reported virtually com lete destruction of their crops the Associated Press reported Another storm dumped a de uge on eastern Iowa and four nches ot rain was recorded at Brooklyn At Mount Pleasant an nch and a half of rain fell with n 20 minutes More Showers A new line of thundershowers assed across North Iowa Satur day noon leaving another 25 of an inch in the Mason City area The forecast called for contin uing scattered showers and thun derstorms over the state through Saturday night and over eastern Iowa Sunday The heaviest rain and hail Sat urday fell within a 9mile strip between Dickens Gillett Grove and the southeast edge of Spencer Ironically the Weather Bureau eported only 70 of an inch of within the city of Spencer but one farmers rain gauge measured nine inches Others aid their 6inch gauges over lowed Archie Guston farmer south ast of Dickens said virtually all iis crops were pounded to bits y the heavy hail Lightning Damage Lightning also caused damage n the storms both Friday and arly Saturday A lightning bolt dlled 38 hogs on the Lawrence tassell farm near Ayrshire in Alto County Lightning also ras blamed for a fire that de troyed a barn and bales of ay on the Ed Stumpenhorst arm near Ogden early Saturday Rainfall amounts in the 24 ours ended at Satur ay included Williamsburg nches Pisgah Logan Park and Perry one inch nd Mason City 31 Cedar Rapids and MuscalLne ad only 06 and Dubuque a race An early morning storm nocked down some power lines n Des Moines and left 37 of an incfc ot rain about the two men except to ad mit they were picked up Fridaj night questioned during the nigh and were kept in custody A Police Department spokes man quoted Chief of Detective Stuyvesant Pinnell as saying th two had no direct connection with the It was reported however tha one of the men telephoned the parents of the missing child and Dresumably the call was traced The second man was reported to lave been loitering near the Weinberger home As the search for the child vent into its third day police said definitely no ransom money lad exchanged hands Meanwhile Peters distraught parents await ed another call from their babys adnaper A man phoned Friday from a Vew York City pay station to as Taken From Touristville Boat Livery at Lake CLEAR LAKE Unsuccessful safe crackers Friday night had o content themselves with S175 rom a cash register which they ried open even though it was not ocked The Touristville Boat Liv ery was the victim Frank Haddy one of the own discovered the robbery when he came to work at He ailed deputy sheriffs A back window in the main of ice had been broken and used as entrance The cash register was aken to a back room and pried pen Punching one of the keys vould have opened it deputy heriffs said A twoinch bar was ised in an attempt to pry open he safe before the intruders left igain through the window Playwright Gets Short Passport WASHINGTON M Playwright Arthur Miller will be able to keep us overseas honeymoon date with Marilyn Monroe The State Department Friday gave the New York writer a passi only for six months in stead of the normal two years In New York Miller said the limited passport more than meets his requirements He said he and Miss Monroe whom he married last week will fly to England July 13 sure the father wholesale drug salesman Morris Weinberger that the baby was alive and well and to up the ransom price from to I am ready to meet your de mands am waiting you Weinberger told the kid naper in a prearranged messag carried by newspapers and night television news show Weinberger said he was con vinced that the anonymous caller was the kidnaper who snatched he boy from his carriage on the atio of the Weinberger home in liis fashionable suburb But police cautioned against over optimism and said it was problematical that the baby vas still alive Detective Chief Pinnell said po ice are doing everything to co operate with the familys efforts o recover the child But he de nied that police were getting out of the case so the parents could deal privately with the kidnaper Weinberger issued a statement Friday saying that his uncle drug executive Mannie Weinberger prepared to write a blank check for the kidnaper My uncle isnt a rich man but ie will meet any demand made Veinberger said The kidnaper can fill out the blank check If Albert Lea Is Scene of Smashup Glen Thornton Is Victim ALBERT E Thorn on 36 driver for the Car nation Hermanson Mason City was killed Saturday in an accident at the intersection of Highways 6 69 and 13 a mile vest of here Thornton makes his home at Washington According to the Minnesota Highway Patrol Thornton was dead on arrival at Naeve Hos pital here Doctors said he suf ered a fractured skull and a rushed chest Driver of a second truck in volved in the crash Nathan Jones Russ was hospital zed with shoulder injuries His Condition was described as not erious The accident happened at during a rainstorm Saw Crash Jerry Lechnir 21 Austin a witness to the crash aid Thorntons truck was in the enter of the intersection headed ast when Jones ng from the across the pavement It struck Thorntons machine broadside pushed it into the ditch and fac ing the opposite direction Thornton was thrown out of the cab and his body was 50 feefc south of the point of impact of ficers added Carnation company officials said Thornton was returning home from a regular run to points west of Mason City ind north as far as Alden Minn He apparently had several more calls to make in Albert Lea before heading back to Mason City Had Green Light Patrolmen said Thornton Was passing the intersection with the reen light Jones reportedly blamed faulty brakes for his unable to stop his semi trailer for the red light Jones load consisted of shell corn The front end of his truck was heavily damaged while Thorntons machine was demol ished Thorntons death was the sixth traffic fatality in Freeborn Coun ty this year and the second with in a week Mrs Ida Walton Glen ville was killed Tuesday in a two car crash on Highway 65 near the IowaMinnesota border Jenner Wanted to Head Third Party CHICAGO cir culated Saturday to put Sen Wil ank my uncle will guarantee he amount he wrote on the check and it will be given in The Weinberger home is only hree miles from East Meadow vhere only nine months ago Stephen Damman 3 son of a Newton Iowa couple was kid naped from outside a supermar ket He has never been found Fourth of July Crash at Clarion Claims Victim didate of a third party move ment The Independent Elector Plan an offshoot of the For America conservative political group headed by Clarence Manion an nounced it had selected Jenner to head its ticket Sen Harry F Byrd DVa was named by the organization as its candidate for vice president AbouL The Wealher SAME DATEW5587 arly Saturday at a Clarion hos utal of injuries suffered Wednes ay in an auto accident on High vay 3 about a mile west of here Norwood was injured when a ar driven by his wife Marcella 9 hit a railroad crossing signa longside the highway Mrs Nor wood was only slightly injured The Norwoods were both em ployed at the State Mental Insti tute at Independence Vice President in Arrival at Formosa TAIPEI Formosa UP Vice President Richard M Nixon arrived by air Saturday from In dochina for talks with Generalis simo Chiang KaiShek Nixon landed at 7 CST for 14 hour visit to this nationalist bastion Authoritative sources said Chiang is expected to bring up matters of considerable impor ance during the talks with the vice president storms Saturday night and early Sunday Not so warm Sunday and little cooler Saturday night Lows Saturday night 5560 Highs Sunday lower 80s Iowa Partly cloudy through Sunday Scattered showers and thunderstorms Saturday night and east portion Sunday Thun derstorms locally heavy pos sible severe north portion late Saturday and Saturday night Turning cooler northwest Sat urday night and over the state Sunday Low Saturday night 60s Further partly cloudy with moderately warm temperatures Minnesota Cloudy showers GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum Friday 37 Minimum Friday night 62 At 8 a m Saturday 70 Precipitation 31 YEAR AGO Maximum 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