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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 1, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE MB 11 A IBw THS NEWSPAPER THAT M A K I S ALL NORTH IOWANS NflCH HOME EDITION 0 R S Associated mBd Uttited Wirei Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 1 This Paper Consists rf Two OM Truman in New Attack Blasts GOP at Ottumwa OTTUMWA UP Former Presi dent Harry S Truman said Sat urday a Republican administra tion in Washington is always bad news for the American We can get out the vote in November and get Secretary of Agriculture Benson and Eisen hower off the back of the Ameri can he said in a talk prepared Democratic rally for farmers and labor It was the first 1956 campaign speech of the exPresident He had said he would speak only at the request of the Democratic Na tional Committee and that the committee had asked hinvfo make two or three addresses a week throughout the presidential cam paign Best Interests Declaring Republican admini strations do not work for the conveyance amidst peace and quiet as the school ended its first week of courtordered integration Friday night Count of Traffic Deaths on Long Weekend Mounts By TIIE ASSOCIATED PRESS The count of deaths in Labor Day weekend traffic accidents rose slowly Saturday By noon 56 motor vehicle fa talities had been reported Deaths by drowning numbered 3 and there were 6 from other causes to raise the accident death total to 65 The National Safety Council has estimated that 480 Ameri cans will be kilted in traffic during the long holiday period that began at 6 Friday and will end at midnight Mon day Millions were on the streets and roads on the first full day of the last holiday of the sum mer season If the National Safety Coun cils estimate of 480 traffic deaths is reached it would be 114 more than was counted by the Associated Press in a sur vey two weeks ago to estab lish a basis of comparison with holiday traffic fatalities The nonholiday survey totaled 366 and covered a 78hour pe riod comparable to the Labor Day holiday The worst Labor Day holiday death toll from highway crashes was in 1951 when 461 died The record traffic foil for any three day holiday was set at Christmas 1955 when 609 deaths were counted R Flares Anew best interests of agriculture Tru HOPE TO CUT TOLL Patrol Teams Roam Highways man said There was farmers not so long learned this fact all from cruel experience the generation that struggled through the sion of the a generation of that well was ago too This agricultural depres 1920s with Harding and Coolidge and earlier Republican apostles of flexibility They vetoed farm bills just as Eisenhower has done They favored bigbusiness just as Ei senhower does And they regarded hard times as the normal condi tion for the American farmer just as Eisenhower and Benson Truman who tried unsuccess fully to get the Democratic presi dential nomination for Gov Aver ell Harriman of New York praised Adlai E Stevenson as a real fighter who won the nom ination fairly and Farm Support He described Estes Kefauver vice presidential candidate as another champion of the peo ples welfare who deserves the support of all the farm Ever since Eisenhower came Truman said the big city papers have been running a cam By THE UNITED PRESS Iowa Highway Patrol teams roamed the states highways Saturday along with a record number of other law enforcement f f to curb a Labor Day weekend death toll of 10 h Iowa Highway Patrol was on duty aided by the National Guard jeep safety inspectors and other safety department personnel President Praises Labor WASHINGTON iff President Eisenhower Saturday praised American labor for making itseU the greatest enemy of enslaved labor in any corner of the The President spoke at a cere mony on the White House lawn celebrating the issuance of a spe cial Labor Day postage stamp Eisenhower said he wanted to pay tribute to labor for going be yond efforts to improve its own conditions and contributing to the cause of American wiorJcnxen he said have applied themselves in such a way that workmen in other cor ners of the world have examined their methods and wanted to copy Available They have been quick to make their skills available to workmen of other Ei senhower added They have been doing far At least one person has been killed in auto accidents since the holiday began at 6 Friday The first death was recorded less than four hours after the holiday began John Hanson 21 Randalia was fatally injured in a twocar collision at a county road intersection four miles southwesl of West Union David Herrick chief of the pa trol predicted 10 persons would be killed in the threeday week end and last and longest summer vacation Eight persons were killed last year during week end while the record was18 set in 1941 Some 150 National Guardsmen volunteered for duty They will be assigned to twoman jeep patrols to patrol certain areas Spotting planes will be flying overhead also as the patrol tries to trap speeders from the air lowans received a grim pre view of the weekend as 11 persons died Thursday and Friday before pagn against the farmer The the holiday period even started editorial writers have been takFour of the deaths came Friday ing their signals from the Mad The deaths broughtthe Iowa death toll to 478 compared with 386 for the same period last year French Beef Up Mideast Armed Forces CAIRO Egypt W Thousands of French troops boarded ships for duty in the Mediterranean area Saturday while preparations were pushed here for the opening of talks between President Nas ser and a fivenation committee on the Suez Canal dispute The French troop ship Pasteur sailed from Mar seille France Friday night with ison Avenue boys The farmer has been as a sort of bum begging for a man without selfrespect a loafer who wants to live at the expense of the rest of the Declaring the farmer has the lowest income of any class of American producers Truman said 1955 figures showed the average income per person living on a farm was and that the Iowa Democrats to Hold Workshop in Mason City oou lire Iowa Democrats will hold one national average income per perof asenes of training schools for vv C P IIM 1 M H t P C 3 H fl Tlnl 1 f 1 A Q1 men Twentysix men and bound for other ships equipment Algeria took on at the French port There wasno offi cial announcement on the troop movement but it was widely re orted in Paris that a number of he ships would soon sail for Cyp US Britain son was He said farm in come in 1955 vffts 22 per cent low er than in 1952 while corporate profits rose 32 per cent The big money boys the in dustrialists and the he said have been getting what they demand from the Eisenhow er administration They have had their tax writeoff privileges and their high interest rates and their giveaways and they have candidates and political workers the afternoon of Sept 17 in Ma increased the share they from the national SUCCEEDS CAIN WASHINGTON McCullough Lee take of the Justice Departments Parole Board Sat urday succeeded former Sen P Cain on the Subversive Activities Control Board son City It is slated for 2 to 5 p m at the Cerro Gordo Hotel Henry Jenssen District Committee man from Eldora and Randy Dunbar District Committee woman from Waterloo will attend The 3rd District meeting to be held here is one of eight sched uled one in each of the congres sional districts Sept 1720 The meetings will be held under the direction of Barbara Luther of Washington D assistant to Katie Louchheim vice chairman of the Democratic National Com mittee The Sixth District will be held at Fort Dodge the evening of Sept 18 agreed this week to jermit French forces to use Cyp rus as a base An advance Drench military party already has reached that Britishruled Mediterranean island 250 miles from the Suez Canal Other ships at Marseille were known to be under orders for ports in Algeria where national ist rebels haVe been waging a 22 month campaign against French rule Both France and Britain have been building up their military forces in the Mediterranean since July 26 when Nasser seized the canal The fivenation committee headed by Prime Minister Rob ert G Menzies of Australia is to arrive Sunday to open talks Mon day with Nasser The committee is bringing a Westernsponsored plan backed by 18 of the 22 na tions which attended the recent London conference on the canal issue The plan calls for an inter national board to operate the canal The board would be linked o the United Nations and would have Egypt as a member more than working for their own continuous rise in living stan dards They have created respect for the ideals of human The President said American labor is today the greatest ene my of enslaved labor in any corner of the earth of which am Eisenhower spoke soon afte George Meany president of tl AFLCIO expressed the labor or ganizations appreciation for th issuance of the stamp Meanj said that one of the things tha distinguishes the American union movement is its freedom Urges Voter Turnout Eisenhower commented free dom will remain ours if we use Every citizen the President continued must go through the processes of voting and other things needed to show he is ready to do his part as an American citizen and in so doing to make sure that freedom grows strong er as the years go That was about as close as Ei senhower came to a political statement in the brief speech made from notes There had been some speculation in advance that he might make a bid for rank andfile political support of labor union members in view of the AFLCIO Executive Councils en dorsement of the Democratic presidential ticket The Weather Mason City Some afternoon cloudiness and clearing Satur day night continued cool Fair and warmer Sunday Low Sat urday night 4952 High Sunday 7680 Iowa Fair Saturday night not so cool west Mostly fair and warmer Sunday Low Saturday night 4555 Minnesota Partly cloudy warm er GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum Friday 67 Minimum Friday night 46 At 8 Saturday 57 Precipitation trace YEAR AGO Maximum 74 Minimum it Stevenson to Be Offered Foreign Affairs Reports WASHINGTON OP The Whit House said Saturday Presiden Eisenhower will formally offe Adlai Stevenson his Democrat opponent intelligence reports o foreign affairs Press Secretary James C Ha gerty told newsmen he expects th offer will be made next week Reporters had asked Hagertj about a statement by Stevenson at a news conference in Chicag Friday that he would welcom such an offer very Similar offers have been mad in the past to ayoid harm to na tiorial security through bitter par tisan conflict in the presidentia campaignand to provide continu ityin the conduct of foreign a fairsin the event of a change i administration 0f Hagerty replie Saturday when asked whether E senhower would make such an o fer to Stevenson The Presiden has always expected to offer this I would expect that a formal orde will be made next Hagerty said that as in th past if Stevenson accepts intelli gence information would be giv sn the Democratic nominee bj the Central Intelligence Agency Hagerty recalled that in 194 Thomas E Dewey the Repubii can presidential candidate re ceived information from Presiden Truman He also recalled tha Truman had made a similar offer to Eisenhower the Republican candidate in 1952 IOWAN KILLED ROCK PORT Mo W Harry Dean Kirk 20 Shenandoab Iowa was killed Friday night when a car in which he was riding with his brother missed a curve and plunged off Highway 4 AP Wirephoto SEEK REPLACEMENT Illi nois Democrats will meet Tues day to pick a new candidate the drawal from the race of Cook County Treasurer Her b eft Paschen He officially dropped out a f t e r a welfare fund in his office came under investigation Mercury Drops Into 40s Over the State The weather man gave Iowa a foretaste of autumn as the mer cury plunged into the 40s ove much of the state Friday night Warmer temperatures were ex pected to move into Iowa Sunda under the influence of southerly vinds in Casfi Checks Stolen at Cedar Rapids CEDAR RAPIDS young bandits escaped with about in cash and checks from a Piggly Wiggly supermar ket Friday night after seizing the manager after he left the building and forcing him to reveal the combination to the safe Police said between and of the loot was in cash One of the bandits jumped up from the rear seat of Manager Walter D Schulz car as he got into his car about p po lice said The man pulled agun and was joined by a companion The two bound Schulz and then drove to an unknown spot They forced Schulz to reveal the combination tc the safe aud to furnish the keys to the store by threatening him and his fam ily They then returned to the store cleaned out the safe and fled after leaving Schulz tied hand and foot in the rear of the building Schulz freed himself about an hour later SAME Earl Ellis Wins Lake Swim Derby CLEAR LAKE Earl Ellis member of the University of Iowa swimming team led the nine en ries to win the twomile Swim Derby Saturday morning at Clear jake His time was 50 minutes 1 seconds A native of Mt Vernon Ellis drove to Clear Lake eariy aturday before entering the ace He participates in the 220 440 and meter events on the wimming team He spent the past summer at the university Protest Joint Classes FROM OUR WIHE SERVICES Tense Clinton Saturday took steps to organize a home guard unit as another scheduled segregation rally Saturday night posed a threat of further mob action in protest of racial integra tion at the Clinton High School Tennessees five prosegrega t i o n organizations announced they will jointly sponsor the Clinton segregation rally at the Anderson County Courthouse The principal speaker wiliS Criminal Court Schooifield of Chattanooga who was an unsuccessful candidate for governor on a segregation platfrom Attorney Buford Lewallen son of Clinton Mayor W E LewaHen said a home guard would be or ganized Satxirday afternoon and would be on hand at the segreg tion rally Saturday night Hot Potato He said that nothing has been ieatd from an appeal to the stats or aid and added its hot po tato and they dont want to touch An angry shouting mob broke up early Saturday after milling through Clintons main street for several hours Friday night About persons were in crowd which blocked the street stopped cars and opened their doors and rocked vehicles up and down on their springs while yelling and chanting The outburst stirred up by tha speech of a prosegregation orga nization official followed by a few hours the gathering of a mob at Mansfield Tex The Texans numbering more than 300 formed at the high school barred Negroes from enrolling Worst in Series Two Texas Rangers were sent to Mansfield to help maintain order At Clinton Mayor W E Lewallen asked for National training for Olympic tryouts but failed to qualify Finished Second Roger Bosveld 17 Mason City High School senior finished in 52 minutes 22 seconds He re ceived his swimming instruction at the YMCA Bill Limbrecht 16 Clinton High School junior was third in 60 minutes 30 seconds He is on the swimming team in high school and worked as life guard at a pool at Ottumwa this summer Due to the cool temperatures tacked integration the TJ S all of those completing the derby Supreme Court and the National were cold and apparently not Assn for the Advancement of Guard or state highway patrol assistance State officials de clined to send help but said they were watching the situation The Clinton incident worst a series since the towns high school was integrated by court order Monday followed a talk by Asa Carter Birmingham Carter head of the North bama White Citizens Council at Ala Ala too tired as they climbed up on the City Dock the finish point of the race Contestants The nine contestants dove into the water simultaneously from the Princess boat which was an chored near the north shore op posite the All Veterans Social Center The course was marked by buoys in a straight line to the LABOR DAY CEREMONY President Eisenhower Satur day presents an autographed program of a special Labor Day ceremony to fo Ann Dougherty Pennsauken N in the White garden Jo Anns great grandfather Peter McGuire is credited with being the founder of the holiday observance Behind ihem is a replica of a new Labor Day V city dockv The three Clear Lake entries Duke and Jut Fughes and Mickey Minette dropped from the race when they were about half way Others competing were Daniel Mabee Clinton one hour 7 minutes 15 seconds George Gish Mason City one hour 15 minutes 15 seconds Neil Deen Central City one hour 27 minutes 10 seconds Deen won the derby last year I hour 30 minutes i The fe A A U sanctioned Uan acbooU Colored People Police said they were helpless to stem the mob part 01 which surged around the courthouse de manding the release of a supremacist jailed for contempt Gets Jail Term The segregationalist John Cas per 26 Washington head of the Seaboard White Citizens Council was sentenced to one year in jail in proceedings at Knoxville Casper was cited for fanning racial tension at Clinton He made a speech similar to that of Carter Lewallen said school board at torneys plan to ask that similar action be taken against Carter and others who participated in Friday nights violence Clinton is the first ported Tennessee high school to mix tfee races Friday tijbts incident was the third since Judge Robert L Taylor the end of segregation   

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