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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 31, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited or the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Associated Press and United Press Lease Wires a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 31 1956 This Paper Consists of Two Ono NO af PreHoliday Traffic Toll Reaches 10 MORE POWERFUL TOO A Ike Reveals Another Russian Atom Blast WASHINGTON President Eisenhower announced Friday the Russians have touched off still another atomic explosion He said this one was more power still in California Eisenhower said a blast on Aug 24 had the force of almost a megaton or one million tons of TNT Friday the President said the Eisenhower said Soviet diploj mats talk of abolishing atomic weapons but go right ahead test thc accustomed place That would ing them without prior announce anjbe in southwest Siberia as anci in secrecy fu than the test a week ago Russians have engaged in what which had the force of almost one he termed another large test in million tons of TNT Eisenhower m a d o the noimeemenl at a news conference after recalling that last Sunday he disclosed that the Soviet Union criticize Soviet leaders for talk ing peace and at the same timej continuing tests of nuclear weap ons ported for the first lime officialj ly in Eisenhowers announcement last Sundav Li H iUU had resumed tests of lusclcarj The new test Eisenhower said jlook place Thursday in that area On thai occasion while he was j Then he went on in effect to Slap Russ Irate Over at Athlete LONDON Russia cried blackmail Friday in the shoplift ing charges against the Soviet woman discus throwing cham pion Nina Ponomareva and can celed a track meet with Britain The starsuiddcd Soviet tract and field team withdrew from a twoday meet against British Vj stars due to open Friday night f in protest against this clirU provocation against Redhaired cham pion 27 was still missing while the furor reached top diplomatic She is regarded as A fugitive in Britain for failing lo appear m court Thursday to answer charges she stole Five hats valued at a to tal of during a shopping tour in a West End store Wednesday S14 Bait After beiiiH booked Nina was released under Sl1 bail in the care of a Soviet Embassy official Then she disappeared A reporter reminded Eisenhowj icr that last Sundays announce ment talked about a blast with aj yield of someihing less than a megaton Noting that Eisenhower spoke Friday of the new blast being even more powerful the news men asked the President if he could be more specific about that Eisenhower replied he could he could only say at ithis time that it was more power Atomic Energy Commis New Types LONDON ia announced Soviet RusI CRASH SCENE Raymond Johnson Sheriff Jerry Al Friday it had held nuclear weapon tests Aug 24 and 30 to evolve new types suitable for the arming of dif ferent kinds of troop forma sion he added apparently is not leady lo go into more detail Responding to another question Eisenhower said the latest Soviet nuclear lests will not bring any change in U S national defense j plans We still are going on the assumption Eisenhower added that the Soviet objective is such that we must maintain our own i security Other Matters len John D Pappas Jr and Deputy Bill MeGilJ left to right carry one of the bodies from the wreckage of a cartruck accident which occurred three miles west of fV fe Photo by Ken Miller City on 12th Thursday afternoon The two occupants of the car were killed instantly The truck driver and his helper were injured Dispute Flares at School AUSTIN Lfl Gov AiJan At the news conference his Shivers Friday ordered Texas There was a strung suspicion AP Wire photo CENTER OF DISPUTE Hefty Nina Ponomareva Soviet champion w o mens discus i thrower is the center of dis first since he was nominated to Mansfield to cooper week for a second term Eisenjate with local authorities in pre hower also dealt with these matserving the peace in a school in ters intends to stick February announcement 1 she has flown the coop aboard pulL lecl th TLancc laUon of a BritishRussian track meet in London The 168 Russian freighter KonsUmtin Krupin leader of or whistle stop campaigning Bui Eisenhower said lhat does not foreclose the possibility of his traveling into key areas to make lifling the Soviet team issued lliis stalemcnl As is well known a dirty prov ocation has taken place recently in London against one of the of the Soviet athletic team Nina champion of Drowning Victim Olympic Games and Europe and pound athlete disappeared jvvhnt he termed significant politi after being arrested for shop cal speeches As for the plans he has in mind Eisenhower said he intends to set forth his administrations record in great detail But he added that under no circumstances will he engage in any petty name calling Nebraska Youth Is tegration dispute Shivers also said he talked with R L Huffman superintendent of the school where crowds of white men and boys have gathered to prevent the registration of any Negro students and to O C Rad son president of the School Board He said he urged that the board go ahead and transfer out of the district any scholastics white or colored whose attend ance or attempts to attend Mansjfirst lime in their history the 40 Democratic Party Refuses to Drop the 1C IN ITS NAME WASHINGTON UP Democratic Party Friday tightly clutched the ic in its name and slammed the GOP for trying to take it away But the Democratic National Committee said the Democrats wont retaliate by trying to change the name of the Republican Party The committee said Democrats like to use that because it is the brand name by which our opponents product is known and The Democrats said they took a secret nationwide public opinion poll that shows the voters agree with them They said the poll shows voters dont think much of the GOP ic cam paign either The committee disclosed the results of its poff in an ur gent and confidential memo released Thursday night to party leaders and newsmen The memo replied to a statement by L Richard Guylay GOP National Committee publicity director that the Republicans have adopted an official policy of shorten ing Democratic Party to Democrat American Legion and 40 8 Planning Separate Conclaves jvention will open at Indianapolis Sept 28 The Legions national conclave opens at Los Angeles Mondav French Land on Cyprus NICOSIA Cjprus firs sizable contingent of Frenc troops reached this Mediterran ean island Friday to bolster th TrenchBritish military position n the tense Suez area An advance liaison party flew nto Nicosia Thursday night to repare for arrival of the French orces while a cargo ship carry ng military supplies and about 50 troops dropped anchor of amagusta Unofficial sources said three hiploads of French soldiers were anding at Limassol major por A longstanding dispute between on Cyprus South Coast More Total Likely to Rise Four Deaths on Friday The number of traffic fatalitiei in Iowa on the eve of the long Labor Day weekend rose to 10 Friday Another 10 persons were expected to be killed before the holidays are over Six persons died Thursday and four more Friday The holiday pe riod during which officials figure the 10 fatalities will occur unless motorists take more precautions starts at 6 Friday The Victims Thursday and Friday victims were Francis Wreghitt 53 and his ife Violet Hanlontown Henry T Nath 48 Davenport Charles Eaton 37 Manchester Leo L Van Steenhuyse 21 Wil amsburg James McKenzie 52 New Prov dence Mrs Henry Decktever 69 tranto Reuben Geffert 47 Mona Bruce C Seal 29 Farnham ille The Rev Arnold Ahlers Lau rena The cartruck collision in which the Wreghitts were killed oc curred at a rural intersection three miles west Mason City Harley T Lowe 41 317 29th S driver of the truck was hos pitalized with neck and chest in juries His nephew Michael Lowe also a passenger in the truck was taken to Park Hos pital where his condition was de scribed as good He received a INDIANAPOLIS thclthe SrouPs broke into lle open 14 vessels carrying French troops ago threatened to withdraw from the the 8 are to reach this field High School would 8 nd the Amcrirm I will I VIUUUT ahlv ho nalnniMPrf innitp he Amcrican LcSlan Legion charging dictatorship ably be calculated to incite vio merited muster uf sport of the This provocation was aimedl SIOUX CITY A reporter told Eisenhower lence Winnebapo was bethere is some concern in GOP to have drowned in the ranks that a high level type of Missouri River here Thursday af nt blackmailing this world fam ous sportswoman As a result Ipllln8 fnends hc lames OKeefe this provocation Nina is pvived of the possibility to take Police part in the forthcoming friendlysaid Rcve and three companions athletics match between thehad been having a beer party and Great Britain alone he rivor whpn Reve Sign of Profest For a feeling of solidarity his companions he intended to go as a sign of protest against this dirty provocation framed against Nina the Soviet athletic delega tion refuses lo take part in thisj match and is returning lo Ihej Officials of the British Amateur Athletic Assn with the Russians A Soviet Embassy spokesman described Ninas arrest as a very unfriendly He said she did not believe she stole the hats and considered it would indicate guilt if she ap peared in court Under Russian law a person does not appear in court unless he or she intends lo plead the spokesman said A person comes to court solely to receive the judges decision In Russia it is up to the police to prove that the person is guilty before going to Dockworkcrs reported that a woman answering Ninas general description weight 168 pounds was hustled aboard the Soviet cargo ship Bahishov in the dark of night Wednesday The Bala shov then hastily finished loading a swim and pretend I His companions re ported Rcve jumped into the river and disappeared from sight campaign might lead to compla cency and result in a Republican defeat similar to the one in 1948 Eisenhower responded that his administration has a record and he intends to stand on it The President said he is going to make certain that it is made forcefully clear to the American people He said there will be no lack of candor in the GOP cam jpaign All About upped anchor Leningrad and headed for PIONEER STOCK BLOOMSBURG Pa TIcckman died in nearby Mitlvillc Thursday He was 96 Surviving arc three sisters aged 99 93 and 90 Hii only brother died several months ago at 86 and his mother 100 whcp she died in 1932 U The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and somewhat cooler Friday niglit low 4752 Fair and mild Sat urday high 7073 Iowa Mostly fair and cooler Fri day night low 4757 Saturday fair and mild Five Day Iowa Temperatures Friday nighl through next Wednesday will average 3 to 6 degrees below normal Normal highs 79 north to 83 south Nor mal lows 55 north to 59 south Cooler at beginning of period Warmer Sunday Turning cool er again about Monday Rain fall will average less than one fourth of an inch west to one fourth to onehalf inch cast occurring first of next week Minnesota Cloudy windy cool GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum Thursday 73 Minimum Thursday night 53 At 8 Friday 57 Precipitation 10 YEAR AGO Maximum 74 Minimum 46 No Comment As for the endorsement of his Democratic opponent Adlai Ste venson by the AFLCIO Execu tive Council Eisenhower said he had no comment on that He did go on to say however that while they were still separate or ganizations in 1952 the AFL and CIO gave Stevenson their endorse ment that year SUEZ Eisenhower again ex pressed confidence that the Suez Cana crisis will be settled peace fully He took note at the outset of the news conference of Egyptian President Nassers challenge of Eisenhowers statement that the canal was internationalized under terms of an 1888 treaty Nasser contends the treaty did not internationalize the canal He expressed regrets Thursday thai Eisenhower had made his statement earlier this week Eisenhower said both sides have been talking at cross purposes He said he did not mean in his statement that nations which use the canal also own it He said he was talking of usage of the canal when hc spoke of it as art inter national waterway Eisenhower also noted he had emphasized that the United States and other users of the canal stand ready to respect Egypts rights of sovereignty hold separate national conveniby the parent organization jtions Spokesmen said the 40 8 de Peace Threat Tne 40 gj Ulp Lcgjons funciclecl on its own convention be The governor said he also hadjmaking group announced Thursjeause the Legion refused to allot asked Col Homer Garrison dijday that its own threeday conthem hotel space rector of the Department of Pub lic Safety to instruct his men fo arrest anyone white or coli ored whose actions are such as to represent a threat to the peace at The action came after an asj sistant district attorney was mobbed shoved and cursed Fri day when he appeared in the mid dle of the angry crowd of white men who for two days have dared Negroes to enter Mansfield High School About the same time the 5th U S Circuit Court of Appeals turned down the schools appeal for a delay of integration until next year Circuit Judge John Brown issued the order in the name of the New Orleans court after conferring with the other justices Finally Released Grady Hight the County assistant district attorney jwas white and shaken when the mob finaliv released him One unidentified person in thej mob claimed Highf was lookingi around so he would know who to A reporter was ordered to get out of here by one of he mob when he tried to force his way into the pack around Hight We dont want no reporters one man shouted The reporter ignored the demand un easy British bastion before the week ends Other Moves These were other developments in the continuing Suez Canal cri 1 Britain announced the North Atlantic Council will meet in Paris Wednesday to consider the Suez Cana 2 Egypt objected to statements by President Eisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles describ ing the Suez Canal as an inter nationalized waterway Further Plans 3 The fivemember Suez Com mittee headed by Australian scalp laceration and numerous Druises Sheriff Gerald D Allen who nvestigated t h e accident said that the car driven by Wreghitt vas t r a v e 1 li n g east and the owe truck entered the intersec ion from the north Thown Into Ditch The two vehicles were thrown nto the ditch on the southeast orner of the intersection by the mpact of the collision The hood rom the Wreghitt car a 1950 Juick was thrown about 35 nto a corn field on the corner md several fence posts were heared off by the car The gravel truck driven by Lowe was turned completely around by the crash and both ve hicles were headed north after the wreck According to investi gating officers buildings on tha northwest corner were not close enough to classify it as a blind intersection Officers said they had diffi culty extricating Lowe from the wreckage during the rain He was pinned underneath the car and everytime the truck was lifted the car slid down to trap him more firmly Helpers finally dug underneath Lowe in the soft Prime Minister Robert Menzies met again in London to further plans for its meeting in Cairo Monday with Egyptian President Nasser The committee will sent the proposal for internationT al control of the waterway en dorsed by 18 of the 22 nations which attended the recent Lon don conference 4 Britain ordered two attaches dirt to remove him SAME AP Wirephoto SISTERS SPARED IN and Pat Edel stein daughters of Canadian Pacific Airlines agent Ted Edelstein Hong Kong arrive at Vancouver B Fri day after surviving the crash of a CPA plane in Alaska Thursday They and 20 others were enroute to the Or ient when the craft caught fire and crashed into a tidal mud flat Fifteenaboard were killed of the Egyptian Embassy in Lon don to leave British soil in retal iation for Egypts expulsion of two British diplomats the Egyp tians charged were mixed up in a spy ring The British denied the spy charges 5 Egypt pushed its drive abroad to recruit pilots to guide ships through the Suez There was no indication however what luck she was having The crash occured at the inter section located five miles west of Highway 65 and two miles north of Highway 18 The road at the intersection is grav the weather at the time of the accident was described as Fair Condition Lowes condition was described Frank Nixon Very Doctor Says WHITTIER Calif Frank Nixon 77yearold father of the Vice President was reported very weak Friday by the fam iy ilio added His general condition is very poor He cannot last too much The Vice President interrupted his workvacation in New Jer sey and plans to fiy from Wash ington to his fathers bedside in nearby LaHabra as fair at Mercy Hospital where he was taken following the crash He suffered neck and chest in juries Francis H Wreghitt was born Jan 19 1903 at Wheelerwood son of Frederick J and Alice Hod son Wreghitt He had farmed all of his life in the Clear Lake and Wheelerwood vicinity He was a member of the IOOF of Clear Lake He was married on Jan 5 1946 at Waterloo Sirviving are a brother William Wreghitt Ven tura and sister Mrs Arthur Viola Lagel Waterloo and sev eral nieces and nephews Violet Lucille Wreghitt was boru Nov 33 1903 in Lincoln Township near Wheelerwood daughter of Leroy R and Rose Ada French She lived in the vi cinity of Wheelerwood until was 7 years of age when the fam ily moved to Clear Lake She attended the Clear schools and lived in vicinity of Clear Lake until sewn V   

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