Mason City Globe Gazette, July 23, 1956 : Front Page

Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette July 23, 1956

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 23, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LX11 Associated Press and United Press Full Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 23 1954 This Paper Consiits of Two Jtt AT AMERICAS PARLEY An Assertion of Solidarity FKOM OUR W1UE SERVICES PANAMA CITY President Eisenhower met privately Monday with 10 more Latin American presidents to wind up three days of good neighbor conference which brought a new declaration of solidarity to the Western Hemisphere The presidents meeting together for the first time in history gave enthusiastic approval to a suggestion by Eisenhower that keynotetl the conference of American presidents He suggested in a speech Sunday that a special commission be established to find new ways of interAmerican cooperation for the welfare of the Western Hemisphere in peacetime He proposed his brother Dr Milton Eis enhower who is wellknown to the people of Latin be named as the representative to such a commission Chief executives from 19 of the 21 American states attended Eisenhower met privately with President Adolf Ruiz Cortines of I Mexico Saturday night and with jseven others Sunday Monday he devoted a halfhour each to talks with the presidents of Venezuela Cuba Bolivia Chile Nicaragua Ecuador Par One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE WTAD QuHicj 1930 Sunday 113001 Sundij Tx noi csio asuay El Salvador the Domini Some Questions Facing an Editor wsui at mot can Republic and Panama M o s t of the talks centered on hemispheric economic prob lems Maj Gen Howard C Snyder President Eisenhowers personal physician said he was amazed T70R some little time Ive hadthat the Chief Executive was able it in mind to visit svith youto stand the routine of the confer about some of the questions whichjence so well present themselves to me as ai President Perez Jimenez of newspaper editor And at the outVenezuela was the first to jump set I should tell you that theto the support of Eisenhowers answers Ill be giving you arentSuggcstion Sunday of expanded the same by any means as thejeconomic development of Latin answers youd get from mosllAmerican nations He offered to other editors 1 shouldnt be surcontribute S33 million to a gen prised if Im very much on thecral PanAmerican economic aid minority side fund if other Western Hemisphere To start with lets considerinalions contributed in the same those things known as Letters toproportion according to their na the I once assumed thatjtional budgets a solemn duty rested on me as an Tnc presidents gave Eisen editor to for a long ard enthusiastic about anybody who addressed alvotion as he urged a new era communication to me for pubilof cooperation to improve the lot cation But I dont feel that wayof tncir Peoples with the help of about it any more i atomic energy There are circumstances I said the Western grant under which an obligation exists to pass along letters from al t readers But 1 am no longer a softi ud haartefn the Jlunicipa Air touch for the typical Letter of nuclear forces throughout the Editor addict and 1 BIG ISSUES REMAIN Congress in Final Week WASHINGTON UP began the final week of its current session Monday with the future of the foreign aid and housing programs the two big issues remaining to be settled Leaders of both houses were confident they can wind up tha 84th session by the weekend Thursday night or Friday appeared to be the likeliest adjournment date although nothing is ever cer tain in the hectic closing days of Congress Slapping Incident Is Related BIG DAY Some of the thousands who watched the Aviation Day activities swarm over the Mason City Municipal Airport as seen from the air In front of the terminal building a T33 Air Force jet is taxiing before GlobeGazette photo by GLbbs takeoff Left of the taxi strip at lower left a C123 and a C54 are on display On the right of the same strip is an T28 trainer The House approved the admin istrations civil rights bill Monday over southern opposition But the measure was almost certain to die in the Senate The final vote came after the House beat down a southern veto to kill the bill by sending it back to the Judiciary Committee The roll call vote was 275131 against this move to re commit the bill The bill would create a commis sion to investigate charges of civil rights violations And it would arm the attorney general with ad ditional legal powers to punish violators The Senate turned its attention PARRTC TCI Avn c r m Monday to routine legislation PARRIS ISLAND S C A But Tuesdav it faces a showdown confident young Marine said Monfight on President Eisenhowers day S Sgt Matthew C McKeon McKeon Trial Is Resumed slapped him half heartedly for failing to stand at attention The testimony came from Pfc at Aviation Day Show Air Force Planes Take Top Billing 150 Private Fliers Participated A topnotch program and good weather brought out the biggest leaders should give ever for Day activities at the Mason to 2 Killed in Crash South of Clarion persons died Monday in a headon crash on Highway 69 7Vi miles south of here Dead were Judith Payne 20 Clarion and Everett Mc CIatchey 22 Mapleton farmer Dennis Payne 23 Judiths brother was in critical condi hold the word addict advisedly Common fairness tells me ihc spokesman for a point of bccause thev differen from one Ive expressed spiritual convk on a debatable subjoct in common permitted to tell his story in the paper over which I preside as edi tor Thats just a matter of fair ness and common decency journalism Some Rate News Space the hemisphere both in indus tion in clarion Memorial try and in combatting i6enirdl chairman estimated at Lehigh and Union Open New Talks First Negotiations Since June 26 The negotiating committee of the local Cement Lime and Gyp sum Workers Union was meeting Monday afternoon with the man versity Her mother Mrs jagement of the strikebound Le McCIatchey was the driver of a pickup truck which collided about with an auto driven by Payne Payne owner of the HiHatt Bowling Alley here was taking his sister to Des Moines where she was a junior at Drake Uni billion Foreign Aid Bill Higher Figure The House voted only bil John N Maloof Forest Hills N lion in foreign aid funds If the as the courtmartial of the sijSenate approves a higher figure vearold former drill instructoras expected the bill must go to rom Worcester enteredja SenateHouse conference com j i T its second week Last April 8 McKeon led 74 members of Platoon 71 on a night inarch into the marshes off the rifle range at this training cen ter and 6 drowned Called Into Room Just before the march began Imittee for compromise The House Tuesday takes up a controversial Senatepassed bill calling for a million program of governmentbuilt atomic power reactors It also is headed for a fight over whether Congress should have veto power over Maloof testified McKeon called him into his room He failed to stand at attention and the ser geant began to berate him He came toward he said raised his hand and his open hand glnnced off the left side of my face Sgt McKeon was at the end of his rope ac nearly the number of peo ple who saw the aircraft an Air Force Band a marching exhibi tion and other activities during in There arc even occasions when Tot Dies After Being Run Over by Tractor DUBUQUE Susan Breits precher 15monthold daughtc Hospital flown to Des Moines for induc tion Captain John Bennett of the the day Through most of thelAir Force recruiting detachment Aviation Day several Iowa spoke to the men people could be counted at any The Aviation Day guest of one time at the airport The United States Air Force honor Brig Gen John D Ryan praised local for organiz took top billing The Air the special day in behalf of furnished jet planes in the airjaviationGen Rvan is director and on the ground as well asjof materiel at Strategic Air Com JUJMIIUILIIIUHJ UiiUillllPr i i i L LA the importance of the subject or of Mr and Mrs Gerald H BreitV other Vvpes of aircraft The Ofjmand headquarters at Offutt Air the popular interest in it flltt Air Base Band handling the rebuttal as a news Otory rather than m the spacehoHrs af1cr she was nin over b Parhaa tractor driven by her father ment letters All of this is merely a mani festation of my fundamental be lief that a newspaper which is alone in its field as most daily newspapers are today as a result of an cxorabtc economic trend a solemn ntid inescapable reMastm All About i l 1 The Weather rected by Lt Ernest W Greer played an hour concert in the aft ernoon An Air Defense Com mand drill team from Waverly also performed I Group of Jets Late in the morning a group to fiponsibilily to provide a hall for those of different opinion It isnt enough to say as I often do say that I claim no monopoly of right Theyre just highsounding words until I underwrite them with ac tion Thats selfevident Let me then move toward the point of my story Indiscriminate use of letters to the editor impresses me as being an especially tow order of irre sponsible journalism Its inevit able effect it strikes me is to add confusion where already there is too much confusion If it be conceded that no obli gation to print unsolicited letters is existent except as Ive indi cated it would seem o me that a measuring stick comparable City Partly cloud y through Tuesday chance of a brief tluindershower Warmer Monday night low 6064 Mild Tuesday high 8285 Iowa Partly cloudy and not much change in temperature through Tuesday A few thundershowers west and north portions Tues day afternoon Low Monday night in 60s Fiveday Iowa Temperatures Tuesday through Saturday will average 6 to 8 degrees below normal Normal highs 88 north to 91 south Normal lows 63 north to 66 south Slightly cool of T33 jets made four low wecome u over the airport The jets f m the CIly by only 100 feet above the ground Maso Cu Clty Col Lloyd E Arnold also spoke briefly at the morning ceremon ies He is special assistant to he commander on reserve af fairs for the 10th Air Force at Selfridge Air Force Base Mich Mayor George E Mendon ex Aviation of They 400 miles an hour flying in ai tight formation with about 10 feeti Bernard Payne is Wright County deputy auditor Four Others Die in State Accidents Four persons died in traffic ac cidents in Iowa on Saturday and Sunday The victims were Loren Coakley 18 Zwingle Virginia 9 Anamosa L y I e Bennett 23 Nebraska City Neb high Portland Cement Co meeting was called by Robert F Hall Des Moines federal medi ator at the request of the union Ray Williams Oglesby dis trict secretary of the interna tional organization is here for the meeting George Hannaman manager of the local Lehigh plant will represent the company in the talks A special meeting of the local has been tentatively set for 7 Tuesday at the CIO Hall in Mason City According to Earnie Ward president of the union this meeting will be for the purpose of discussing the progress made in Mondays talks The meeting Monday was the first between company and union officials since negotiation efforts broke off June 26 The tually He tried very hard and the Pentagon when the latter wants to close down a military commercial or industrial activ ity The battle over housing re mains another important stumb ling block to possible adjourn ment The House is expected to act this week on an administra tion bill which among other things authorizes only pub lic housing units The Senate is expected to stick by its own bill calling for units and McKEON he got no re sults from the Maloof was the third of three survivors of illfated Platoon 71 to march across the witness stand insist on threshing the matter out in a conference committee Money Bill Besides the big foreign aid money bill two other appropria tions bills still need final action before Congress goes home Both are supplemental bills provid When McKeon called him in ing funds for a variety of agen Maloof said Sgt McKeon includes billion in he was going to send us out into the boondocks We thought it pretty funny He was talking about the discipline of the platoon all through our Afterwards Maloof continued the word had gotten out that we were going to the boondocks and everybody was pretty happy Joy I Grim Night In telling of that grim night in which the six recruits drowned within 20 minutes after the march funds for a military construction program and still needs final Senate clearance The other pro vides S400 million for the atomia reactors and lacks House ap proval Both houses are expected to ap prove a compromise Social Se urity Bill worked out by con rerees Each will pass a host of minor bills before the final bells sound Donald Leech 21 Westgate Coakley son of Mr and Mrs strike is now in its seventh tne water began Maloof said Coaklev was killed Sundayj The Lehigh company has ne stepped off into deep water aboutmission chairman Hans V TofteJ afternoon when the auto in whichjmade no new proposals since a and r C0lliri taste salt nn hniir fivinrr in Iwelcomed the guests on behalf of he was riding went out of controlpackage offer June 15 This ofi Then he continued there and plunged off a steep grade of ter included a general wage to be a panic I was Highway 246 about two miles eastcrease of 18 cents an hour the floundering There was a strong the commission between The jets were from Offutt Air Force Base They were really Carson said of the airmen and officers who flew in for the activ ities A big attraction for the young sters during the day was an Air Force T28 training plane flown from Scott Air Force Base HI A steady stream of children were climbing over and into the plane which was parked a short dis tance from the airport terminal Flight Breakfast Also open for inspection and er at first of period and con pen lu tinned cool rest of week RainItourcd by thousand was fnll will be the C54 in which the Morning Program The formal morning program began with prayer by Lt Col Maurice A Mullan of the Air Force Reserve Col Mullan is a Catholic chaplain from Eagle Grove He is a native Mason Cityan Gen Ryan flew from Mason City at midday Sunday Piloting a B25 he gave the crowd a low salute pass over the field as he headed for Omaha Another spectacular Fare well was given by the T33 jet which left late in the afternoon As the jet went into a long series Force of rolls high above the field one of an inch and most likely to occur ilBand from Omaha new in A spectator commented Hes trainer and a C123 were also putting on an air show all by him with the one which prevails in in scattered thundershowers late Tuesday and Wednesday Minnesota Cloudy showers GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum Sunday Minimum Sunday night At 8 Monday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum the news columns of a newspaper uould be in order Crackpots Among Them Lets face it A great propor tion of those who write regularly to newspapers arc classifiable as crackpots They deal from preju dice and ignorance not from in formation or enlightenment How much is an opinion from such a source worth The ques tion is selfanswering As I prepare the notes for this visit with you I have before me an Open Forum letter blaming highway authorities for the drought And how have they done it you may ask By removing trees cutting down hills and dig CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 79 53 70 94 71 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Sunday Maximum Minimum At 8 Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 73 54 67 08 93 71 on display Carson said bout 150 private planes were flown to Mason City for the flight breakfast from 6 to 10 More were expected but heavy ground fog throughout the area in the morning discouraged some fliers One of the eye catching exhibi tions was put on by model air plane builders who came from up to 200 miles away to take part in the activities Besides standing displays of model planes specta tors saw models in flight includ ing jet model craft llying by radio control Guest of Honor The special guests of the day 44 applicants for the Air Force were welcomed to the Air Force in the morning ceremonies Later in the day the young men were i Added attractions for Aviation Day visitors were a line of new civilian aircraft and sports cars on exhibit at the airport The work of a number of North Iowa groups went into planning the Aviation Day program and keeping the activities moving Listed as sponsors were the Ma son City and Clear Lake Cham ber of Commerce the local Air Force Reserve squadron the Clear Lake Rotary Club and the North Iowa Flying Club An Air Scout squadron which directed auto traffic and parking arrived at the airport Saturday and camped overnight Their scoutmaster James Dyre 93J Harrison estimated that approximately cars carne to the airport during the day of Zwingle 1 addition of Washingtons birthday The Ruhl girl was killed Sunlas a paid holiday and improved day morning when struck by a car as she rode a pony from her grandfathers farm lane onto a county road 4Vi miles south of Anamosa Bennett was killed Saturday in an accident on Highway 2 about 10 miles southwest of Sidney Au thorities said Bennett and a brother were driving eastward at a high rate of speed and when one tried to pass the other they sideswiped sending Lyle Ben netts car into a ditch Leech died at an Iowa City hos pital Saturday of injuries suf fered in a cartruck collision on Highway 93 near Sumner Wednes day Leech was the third person to die as a result of the accident current I knew there was danger immediately Someone grabbed insurance and welfare benefits me and I went down I got back The company also agreed to disto higher ground and took off my cuss the company training proldothes and went down stream gram at an unspecified date within four months following the resumption of plant operations The union position has cen tered around the attempt to have a firm date set for talks on the training program and an effort to have the pay raise retroactive from May 13 VISITS PHILIPPINES MANILA Adm Arthur W Radford chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff arrived Monday for a threeday visit to the Philippines on the first leg of a Far East tour SAMI DAT and tried to pull out some of the When asked if there were non swimmers in the platoon Maloof replied I dont think so except they were too lazy to get out there and swim at swimming in Railroad Retirement Payments Hike OKd WASHINGTON ft The Senate Monday passed and sent to the House a bill increasing railroad retirement payments by 10 per cent The average increase would be about a month An esti mated now on the rolls would benefit from the bill as well as those retiring in the fu ture BULLETIN WASHINGTON Harold special said Monday in loy alty to President Eisenhower he will what he can to nom inate Republican Gov Chris tian Herter of Massachusetts for Daughter of Former lowans Found Safe in Mountain Wilds BOULDER Com Her feet swollen and her blonde hair hang ing in loose wisps 2yearold Sandy Barcus was found safe and unharmed Sunday in the moun tain wilds she wandered for 21 hours The youngster was taken to Boulder Community Hospital where doctors said she suffered mild exposure and minor scratches Sandy daughter of Mr and Mrs Junior William Barcus Su perior became lost Satur day whiie her family picnicked in the Rocky Mountain foothills near Nedcrland 18 mUes west of here They left her asleep in their truck The Barcus family had only last week from Iowa to Superior Hedrick 21 Injured in Derailment in Missouri CARROLLTON Mo W A heavy steel bar on the tracks nipped the Santa Fes San Fran cisco Chief off the tracks Sunday night sending 21 persons to hospitals Two of the westbound stream liners four diesel locomotive units turned over All 13 cars jumped the track 5 skewing across the roadbed and stopping at crazy angles The train carried about 200 pas sengers and 15 crew members Engineer A M Thrasher Fort Madison Iowa said he had slowed to about 50 miles an hour and was on schedule tor his nonstop passage through Carrollton 65 miles northeast of Kansas City Thrasher and his fireman G M Miller Marceline said they saw the V shaped bar painted bright green on the track about the same instant Thrasher slammed on the emergency breaks and put the motors in re verse J N Landreth general man ager of the Santa Fe said after an inspection the locomotive skidded the steel feet along the tracks The bar fouled a switch and dumped the train off the rails Railroad men at the scene said the bar probably had fallen from a freight train which passed Her ;

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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

Issue Date: July 23, 1956

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