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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 24, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North lowoi Doily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE U fcl Uf m A jm M NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES AL t NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBOR S HOME EDITION Associated Presi United Frew Full Wirw Seven CenU Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 24 Paper of Two Ne 274 Recruit Young People Ike Tells GOP lowons Convinced GOP Con Repeat 1952 Victory SAW SAN FRANCISCO OR Some 250 Jowans headed back home Friday from this harmonious Republican national convention convinced they can repeat the 1952 GOP election victory in their state Well carry Iowa but well have to work harder than ever said Enid Robinson Hampton vice chairman of the Republican State Central Com mittee and one of the 26 dele gates Robert B Pike Sioux City Woodbury County chairman and a veteran of county state and national conventions agreed that Republicans should win this fall But some other lowans said that the price of hogs between now and election will a ma jor factor in how the important farm vote goes Most iowans agreed that the farm revolt against President Eisenhower and Secretary of Agriculture Benson is over now if it ever existed But political veterans said a return to low hog 10 or even 12 cents a produce some startling results in No vember Gov Leo Hoegh delegation chairman and other top Iowa GOP leaders had a busy session Thursday conferring with na tional leaders about the fall campaign They to bring President Eisenhower and Vice President Nixon into the state after the campaign picks op speed Charles E Wittenmeyer Davenport and Anna Lomas Red Oak were reelected to new fouryear terms as mem bers of the partys National Committee Thursday Don Pierson Des Moines chairman of the State Central Committee also will continue to serve on the national group All three and Mrs Robinson sat in a closeddoor strategy session Thursday Its been a nice convention almost too Mrs Robin ton said There has been too much emphasis on champagne orchids and other frills by the press radio and TV just be cause there were no real The effort to display real Iowa talJ corn at the convention flopped After enough stalks were delivered here by air for the delegation Thursday quar antine officials blocked the stunt by ordering the corn de stroyed They said they didnt want to take any chances of a stray European corn borer be ing shaken loose in their borer free state No offense to lowans though they added i Kidnaped Jots Body Found Mechanic Confesses to Taking Infant July 4 MINEOLA N Y UP The decomposed body of the kidnaped Weinberger baby was found Friday in the Long Island woods where he was abandoned by his kidnaper July 5 j The body was found some 12 hours after Angelo John 31 a bushyhaired mechanic confessed to police and FBI agents that he kidnaped the child i The childs almost indistinguishable remains were found under a scrub oak tree about 150 feet off the heavily traveled Northern State Parkway j In his confession LaMarca denied he killed monthold Peter j but said he had placed him gently in the woods less than 24 hours after he stole him from his carriage on Julv 4 Police found an almost indistinguishable bundle A safety pin held what appeared to be the remains of a garment Below it was what appeared to be tiny bones Search of the area pointed out by LaMarca began under heavily clouded skies 50 workclothes policemen moved at length apart through a 200 acre area of trees and heavy West Ready to Move in Suez Plan underbrush Police quoted LaMarca as saying he look the baby because he needed money He told police he owed nearly for storm windows and a refrig erator for his new home and an automobile They said LaMarca made one f d VJIlvJ LONDON UP A committee of futile attempt to collect the S2 000 five nations moved swiftly Frijhc asked for in his ransom note day to bring before Egypt the but was frightened off by crowds moral force of IS countries dejnear the pickup point He then a rtH I n ff I r 1 i ANGELO LaMARCA Meat Packing Unions Order Strike Vote CHICAGO unions Fri day ordered a strike vote by an estimated members em JJ ployed by six major meat packing0 g at UUs is firms than the corporation tax Letters were sent out to in other Midwest states 1 f WflichhaVPi i Another Tax Plan Offered DES MOINES proposal for revising the Iowa corporation income tax system was presented to the Iowa Tax Study Committee Friday No decisions were made Robert Johnson Iowa City a committee member proposed that all corporations be taxed on the basis of a formula taking into account the percentage of sales payrolls and property owned it Iowa as compared with the cor porations total sales payrolls and property owned Johnson an economic professor at the State University of Iowa said State Tax Commission esti mates are that his plan would triple state revenue cor poration taxes Corporation taxes brought in about three million dollars this year after the 1955 Legislature increased the tax rate from two to three per cent The Iowa corporation tax now contributes about one per cent of the total state tax revenue John son said adding that this is much con manding international control ofjabandoned the Suez Canal Prime Minister Robert Mcnzics of Australia led the committee through a session he described as very urgent and extremely confidential to map strategy the said helpless child Case Not Closed Nassau County District Attor ney Frank Gullotta emphasized that the case was not closed and luiiiujiiiiuu iu niiip siraicgv for approaching President that other persons were 1 involved A detective who askod ser A detective who asked that his name nol be used told Menzies was named chairman ame ol Sf the Secial U Prcss that thc of the Special Suez Canal Com mittee set up after India and Russia blocked the sending of a delegation under auspices of the full 22nation Suez conference which wound took the baby to thc home of friends in Brooklyn the night of July 4 At almost the same moment the body was found up eight days of oony was lound was discussions Thursday court lo be arraigned Sitting with Menzies were dele gates representing a cross sec tion of powers directly con cerned with freedom of navi gation in the United States Sweden Iran and Ethi ton a kidnap charge He pleaded innocent He faces a maximum penalty of death if convicted The confessed kidnaper who opia Emerging from the first pri vate meeting was close mouthed He told newsmen note once was given a oneyear sus pended sentence for bootlegging and had a police record was trapped by persistent FBI agents through his handwriting on the is so tremendously important that t feel we shall all behave like Trappist Earlier an aide indicated the Egyptian ambassador to Britain would be sounded out on fixing a time and place for meeting Nasser Before the meeting Menzies himself had said this would be considered Secretary of State Dulles took part in the deliberations The majoritys proposal is that Egypt which nationalized the Federal Laws Thc Gmen turned their infor mation over to Nassau County po lice when it developed no federal laws were broken LaMarca was arrested Thurs day and booked late Thursday night on a kidnaping charge He was questioned from Thursday to Friday and asking for a poll of members on whether they want to authorize a strike to support demands for a wage increase and other contract improvements The announcement was made by the two labor organizations the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North which have a corporation income tax Johnson said the present Iowa law excludes most of the income from larger corporations He said his plan would be a way of tap ping income from industrial growth in this state His proposal was immediately tiiiu Ajuniiri 01 rsorin lumituirtieiy America and the United Packingchallenged by committee mem house Workers of America jber Lewis Boudreaux who said it The companies involved are Swift Armour Wil son Cudahy Packing would steer industry away from Iowa Boudreaux comptroller of Pen A CONFIDENT AIRPresident Dwight Eisenhower makes a double Vf President Nixon gives off with a broad confident smile as they appear ed together on the rostrum Thursday night at the close of the Republican national convention Ike followed Nixon to the stand and touched off an uproarious demon stration during which hundreds of balloons were released Banker Gets ThreeYear Jail Sentence CHICAGO A ffintz Chicago banker involved in the Hodge statecheck scandal Fri day was sentenced to prison for three years by Judge John P Barnes of District Court Hintz pleaded guilty to 39 of 54 counts of a federal indictment The plea was a reversal of an earlier plea of innocence Friday was the last day for changing of plea Hintz is a resigned president of he Southmoor Bank Trust Co through which Orville Hodge im Jrisoned former state auditor manipulated the cashing of fake state checks A federal grand jury indicted Hintz on July 21 for conspiracy and mishandling in erally insured state funds He pleaded innocent on Aug 13 Also indicted with him were Cost of Lmng Takes SURPRISING JUMP1 WASHINGTON The cost of living jumped seventenths of one per cent in July for Hie second successive month sending consumer prices to a record high and bringing wage boosts to 1V4 million workers The increase means that the consumers dollar has lost more than of purchasing power during the past two months two cents in the past year Auto workers under contracts adjusted to living costs obtain fourcent hourly wage increase So will some electrical workers Other factory employes including aircraft farm equipment and omer workers will gain threetofivecent increases The July index issued Friday by the Labor Departments Bureau of Labor Statistics stood at 117 per cent of the 194749 average BLS Commissioner Ewan Clague fold reporters It surprised ut We didnt think it would be that wuu tiny A unci UI Tell John Morrell Co and Hygrade ick Ford Cedar Rapids termed the proposal a gimmick Food Products Corp The unions said they want a substantial wage increase but did not specify how much There current contracts expire Sept 1 The letters mailed out to locals said negotiations are proceeding very Representatives the unions met with Swift officials j turned to get more income taxes when payrolls is what were looking Johnson told the committee that in 1955 corporations paid only of their earnings to the lodge and Edward A Epping a ormer Hodge assistant Hodge this week began serving a 1215 year state prison term and a 10 year federal term The sen tences are being served concur rently BRENTON REELECTED SAN FRANCISCO UP W Brenton Des Moines Clinton Tavern Owner Is Robbed of CLINTON wi Three armed men robbed a Clinton tavern owner of about early Friday after forcing their way into the tavern and the proprietors next door home and tying up four persons The cash was taken from a cedar chest in the home of Clar ence Heavilin after airs Heavilin said the bandits threatened to if they didnt get the money Friday and arc scheduled to re sume parleys with Armour Tues day All About canal July 26 operation over should turn its to an interna tional board on which she would be represented DIES IN FALL KEOTA UP John Walker 2 son of Mr and Mrs William Walker Keota was killed near here Thursday when he fell off a trailer load of sand his father was pulling with a tractor IAMB AUJLJLfL The Weather Mason City Fair and not quite as cool Friday night low 5558 Fair and warmer Saturday high 8284 fowa Generally fair through Sat LOSES BABY NEWPORT John F Kennedy wife of the Massa chusetts Democratic senator was reported improving Friday from an emergency operation she underwent Thursday after loss of II1C income for the same purpose Uional Committee isaid her condition was not serious then was led shaken and cower ing to a cell through a confusion of popping flashbulbs and shout ing newsmen The swarthy kidnaper who hasJFive day Iowa a pencilthin mustache and ap peared neat in his clean green overalls is married and the fath er of two young sons He lives in a home in a new housing development about five miles from the Weinberger home on Long Island His wife Domenica was taken to headquarters for questioning but police said she had been ab solved of any part in the crime and no legal action was planned against her STRIKE THREAT ENDS WASHINGTON tors for United Air Lines and the AFLCIO Machinists Union reached a wage agreement Thurs day all but ending threat of a strike Saturday by ground personnel urday Continued cool Frida night low 50s northeast 60s southwest Warmer Saturday Temperatures Friday night through next Wednesday will average near normal west and 2 to 5 degrees below normal east with only minor daytoday changes Nor mal highs 81 north to 84 south Normal lows 56 north to 60 south Rainfall will average onefourth to onehalf inch northeast to onetenth of an inch southwest with chance of a few thundersliowers Sunday and thundershowers more like ly Tuesday or Wednesday Minnesota Cloudy and warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum Thursday 79 Minimum Thursday night 45 At 8 Friday 62 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 88 62 j 141V j Heavilin and Alfred Paulsen an employe were cleaning up the tavern after closing Thursday night The two men went outside where Paulsen related they met two men who said they were wait ing for a friend Paulsen returned to the tavern to call a taxi and one of the men pulled a gun and followed him in Heavilin also was forced into the Future Goals Stressed Nixon Lauds the Record FROM OUB WIRE SERVICES SAN FRANCISCO President Eisenhower sent Republican dele gates home from their centennial convention Thursday night with orders to recruit young crusad ers into the GOP to make it the party of the The forward look was the cam paign theme which Eisenhower stressed in accepting his second commission as Republican stand ardbearer But the party organization was also being assured that the 1956 Republican campaign will stress some less lofty the rind that politicians call belly to persuade the voters hat they never had it so good The GOP adjourned its fourday convention in the vast Cow Pal ace after hearing acceptance speeches from Eisenhower and Vice President Richard M Nixon he partys unanimous renominees o run against the Democratic icket of Adlai E Stevenson and Sen Estes Kefauver New Look Outlined Eisenhower was beaming and looking fit as he outlined to the cheering delegates the new look he would like to give the Grand Old Party Nixon who returned to the bed side of his ailing 77yearold fa ther immediately after the ses sion promised to deliver the mes sage to every corner of The vice president whose past campaign tactics have drawn cries of foul from Democrats avoided any harsh attacks on the opposition and devoted most of speevh to praise for the Presi dent and the record of the ad ministration Delegates came here with con fidence that the renomination o the President would assure a Re publican victory this year and they left with that confidence un diluted But they heard frequent warnings that this would be a tough campaign and that they should take nothing for granted Cheer Appearances They shouted and whooped it up as both nominees walked down the platform to watch abbrevi ated versions of the demonstra tions which had marked their nominations Eisenhower gave five why he considers the GOP the party of the future 1 It is the party of long range principle not short term He used this as a springboard for slamming the Democrats as a party of expedi ency in dealing with the farm is sue labor relations and growth of bureaucratic power in place where he and Paulson werejWasnington bound 2 It is the party which con The bandit demanded the tav erns receipts and Heavilin said he kept no money in the place The other two bandits then ap FAMILY GREETEDPresident Eisenhower his wife Mamie and tl and daughterinlaw John and Barbara have the rostrum all to themselves day night as Repubhcan delegates burst forth with cheers Ike appeared at i vention to officially accept his renomination for second term in the White centrates on the facts and issues of today and tomorrow not the facts and issues of Here he charged the Democrats HVLF uctiiuiib uicn ap peared untied Heavilin and tookiwitn running on the depression him to his nextdoor house issues of the 1930s There they tied up Heavilin his wife Mildred and Mrs Elsie In man another tavern employe and strips of bed sheets Mrs Heavilin said the men threatened them and declared we will spill blood if they didnt get the money She said the money was in her cedar chest The bandits also took from Mrs Inmans purse before they gagged the three persons tied the two women together and fled Meantime Paulsen worked loose his bonds and ran from the tavern to the nearby Clinton Foods office and called police Heavilin said he kept a large amount of money to cash checks of Clinton Foods employes Friday Police said they found a toy cap pistol on thc tavern steps They theorized it might have been car ried by one of the bandits It is the party that Des Moines Youth Is Killed by Auto DES MOINES UP Douglas Brown 2 was fataUy injured Thursday when struck by a car near his 3 draws people together notdrives them He disputed Demo cratic charges that the GOP is a one interest party by asserting that its single interest is that of all the people Action 4 It is the party through which the many things that stiJl need doing will soonest be done by enlisting the fullest ener gies of free creative and indi vidual 5 A party of the future must be completely dedicated to peace and he said in effect that the GOP is best oriented in that direction In firm faith and in the con viction that Republican purposes and principles are in league with this kind of future the nomina tion that you have tendered me for the presidency of the United States I and confi said Eisenhow er He warned the against True things are going well But there are thousands of things still to be done There are still enough injustices to erased
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