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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 6, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS N I 1 a H E B 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL LXII Associated Press and United Full Wirei Seven Cent copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 4 1954 This Paper ot Four OM No 2IS Kidnaped 11 Marines Drown in Freak Ocean Current NAHA Okinawa U S Marines drowned off the north shore of Okinawa Wednesday while swimming during a break in field exercises the Marine Corps announced The men were knocked off their feet by a strong undercurrent which was believed due to ty phoon conditions it was said Brig Gen Victor H Krulak commander of the 3rd Marine Di vision said a freak ocean current caused the drownings At least 12 other Marines were saved by other Leathernecks in the area An extensive land and sea search was under way for re mains of the 11 who drowned Ail available planes were searching the sea within five miles of shore and foot patrols combed the shoreline The Marine Corps said that the Marines took a break from their field problem on the coast of Oki nawa and went for a swim in ap parently calm water Before they got waist deep the men were in an eye witness was quoted They were knocked from their feet by a vi cious undercurrent and tumbled seaward on the After all visible Marines were rescued a roll call indicated 11 Marines missing Persons famil iar with ocean currents during a typhoon attributed the unusual undertow to Typhoon Emma now 500 miles south of here AFTER LEGION EPISODE Adlai Beckons to the Working Man SAN FRANCISCO UPi Adlai E Stevenson beckoned to the American working man Thursday to choose vision instead of com placency in this election year and march with the Democrats along the road to the new The Democratic candidate for president accused the Republicans of offering labor and the nation proposals and pious words but not performance Stevenson conceded there were forwardlooking parts in the acceptance speeches President Eisenhower and Vice President Nixon delivered at the Republi I PAf can national convention here last UCVJIUMIIUII C5 month A But he said tlqjft sitting compla cently on the convention floor and chanting for the leader they sel dom follow was the old Repub by Nixon LOS ANGELES UP vice President Richard M Nixon told a cheering American Legion con vention Thursday that we shall not yield to blackmail and recog nize Red China By its continued open defiance of the United Nations in Korea the government of Communist China has disqualified itself from being considered an honorable member of the family of the vice president said His talk before the 38th nation al Legion convention was billed as nonpolitical although it was the first major address he has made since his renomination by the GOP And he kept it bipartisan by praising both the Democrats rnd the Republicans for their en thusiastic work toward adequate veterans legislation The standing room only crowd of legionnaires and womens auxiliary members loved it Applause roared through the building In the 10 years I have served in the House in the Senate and in the vice presidency I have found that Democrats in the Con gress have worked just as enthus iastically for veterans legislation as have Republicans Whatever the results of the election this November Demo crats and Republicans will con tinue to work together with the leaders of veterans organiza French Troopship Docks atNicosia NICOSIA Cyprus French troopship reached Cyprus Thurs day with airmen and troops for Suez crisis duty French troops mostly battlesea soned paratroopers Foreign Leg ionnaires and airmen are being stationed on this British crown colony island for the duration of the Suez Canal crisis Temperature Drops to 31 at Sibley SIBLEY MVThe temperature dropped to 31 degrees in this northwestern Iowa community early Thursday and white frost covered the ground It was Iowas first belowfreezing temperature of the season WATERFRONT FIRE PORTLAND Ore UP A roaring fire swept a halfmile sec tion of the Portland waterfront Wednesday destroying industrial buildings docks and homes lican wrecking crew which will vote to keep those segments of the speeches from ever becoming law We must face the the Democratic nominee said that every four years the Republican candidates talk like Democrats Im always flattered when they borrow our ideas but they dont keep them long Rough Razzing Stevenson who roused the American Legion to both bravos and boos in addressing its annual convention in Los Angeles Wed nesday continued pummeling the Republicans Thursday He came through some rough razzing from some of his fellow Legionnaires with no obvious chip on his shoulder The audience for which his speech was prepared Thursday was another convention calcu lated to ba more con vention of the International Assa of Machinists in the San Fran cisco Civic Auditorium Organ ized labor generally smiles more on the Democrats than upon the Republicans Stevensons address to the Le gion wasnt antiLegion But parts of it were pretty much antiRe publican And the reaction from an organization with a member ship with divided party loyalties was a mixture of hoorays and hoots Severe Heckling The applause and cheering was more frequent and in greater vol ume But the booing still added up to one of the severest hecklings any man running for president has received in recent political history The booing reached a peak near the end of the speech when Ste venson remarked that those who play politics with foreign policy are enemies of peace adding I would remind you that the Republicancontrolled 33rd Con gress harassed the Republican president so much that he even considered forming a third There was a rumble of mingled applause and some booing Then the booing crescendoed Stevenson finally was able to go on and got more applause and boos at the conclusion of his text Found in Lake THOSE FIRSTDAYOFSCHOOL BLUES Little Rennie Favinger 6 Pottstown Fa decided Wednesday he just wasnt going to cooperate on his first day in school He took off his coat sat down in the cloakroom and stayed there all day His teach er rather than force him out and make him all the more unhappy just let him Tax Study Group Gets Liquor Plan DBS MOINES WJS e n Sam Burton a beer dis tributor told the Iowa Tax Study Committee Wednesday the state could gain an additional 12 mil lion dollars a year in revenue by Legalizing the sale of liquor by the drink It is not inconsistent to think that Iowa can make around 20 million dollars net profit from a liquor by the drink operation in stead of its present diminishing 8 million he said in a presentation to the committee Four Arguments The presentation contained these arguments in favor of the plan We could cut down sharply on the cost of attempting to enforce a present unpopular law We are not getting the mod eration the writers of the 23year old present liquor control law ex pected They did not know that Iowas policy would cause Iowas OMVI arrests to be approxi Old Cannonballs to Revive CIVIL WAR BATTLE ANNISTON Ala Several Civil War Cannonballs found recently near Chattanooga at the site of the battle of Missionary Ridge to be fired at Ft McClellan later this week The cannonballs considered live because rust prevented a complete examination are scheduled to be set off by Lt Donald White commanding officer of the 142nd Explosives Ordnance Disposal squad The battle of Missionary Ridge a major Confederate defeat was fought Nov 24 1863 White said he presumed the old cannonfaalls would explode with a shrapnel effect Troops Defied by Mob Nine Negroes Given Escort STURGIS Ky An angry yelling mob of 400500 persons staged a nearriot here Thursday as armed National Guard troops escorted nine Negro youths into previously allwhite Sturgis High School The troops armed with ma hine guns and carbines got the ouths through the welling fist winging crowd after a five min te struggle Five unidentified1 were seized by the troops hich moved into this western Kentucky town of Wednes night The seized men were uickly removed from the scene y state police The troops after taking the Ne ro youths into the school approx mately a half hour before classes vere to open used their bayonets o drive the crowd away from the ichool building Crowds Gathered As the Negro youths left their lomes about a mile from this mining and farming towns only high school crowds began to ather along the way engaging in namecalling as the youths walked down the street By the time they had reachec he schools vicinity the crowc had reached nearly 500 Majority of Meat Packing Employes Authorize Strike CHICAGO Thursday said an overwhelming majority of meat packing employes had authorized a strike against 110 plants of 6 packing firms Final returns of the strike vote have not been tabulated but enough votes show a 101 major ty is said Ralph Hel stein president of the United Packinghouse Workers and Earl W Jimersoon head of the Amal gamated Meat Cutters and Butch mately twice per capita that ofier Workmen The unions Illinois where liquor by drink is served the are They did not anticipate that six out of every 10 deaths on Iowa highways are now laid to drunken driving Today legislators can deter mine from other states that OM VI violations decrease when liquor by the drink is sold that availability of liquor by the drink does not increase total consump tion and that social drinking tends to reduce the amount of liquor consumed His Plan Burtons plan for legalizing the sale of liquor by the drink would provide Local option on both the mu nicipal and county level on such sales creation of a state liquor licensing board to handle licen sing and enforcement a license fee of a minimum of a year club licenses would be is sued only to recognized and es tablished organizations Half the fee would go to the state and the other half to the local govern ment The state would continue in the package liquor business Burtons report said although Iowa Liquor Control Commission sales in fiscal 1955 amounted to about million dollars nearly 13 million dollars in sales were merged However both men said that ne gotiations were continuing with management The contract ex pired last Saturday and been ex tended on a day to day they said The strike vote was au thorized Aug 24 The companies are Swift Armour Wilson Cudahy John Korrell and and Hygrade Food Products Corp Union leaders said they want a substantial wage increase al though they have not publicly de fined it SAME DATE1955403 Employes at Jacob E Decker Sons a division of Armour took part in the strike ballot Results of the local balloting was not revealed The Weather Mason City Clear and cool Lt Gen Ramey III Plans to Retire WASHINGTON UP Lt Gen Roger M Ramey one of Ameri cas most famous air generals has been stricken ill on the eve of a new assignment and proba bly will retire soon Ramey for merly 5th Air Force commander in Japan returned to the United States last June to take charge of the Air Defense Command He was to serve as deputy to Gen Earle E Partridge chief of the Continental Air Defense Com mand at Colorado Springs Ramey 52 suffered a heart at tack at Barksdale Air Force Base before he could check in at his new post He has told friends the heart attack means the end of his Air Force career Hunt for Abductor Pushed Stocky Woman Is Suspect yelling Dont let those Nigger in our When several in the crowd trie to grab the youths nationa guardsmen stepped in Fists be gan to fly but the troops pushe their way through and after driv ing the crowd back across th street remained with fixed bay onets around the school Many white children remaine outside the school Maj Gen J J B Williams commanding officer of about 21 members of the 240th Tank Bat talion which was ordered to th small community along with four said I have issued orders to keep he street clear and traffic niov ng All children who want to en er the school will be admitted Troops Heckled The crowd remained milling round the school approximately 5 minutes after the Negro youths lad entered They continued heck ing the troops Gen Williams said Wednesday night after the troops arrival that he guardsmen would remain as ong as necessary and were well prepared for any Later a sixth unidentified man vas arrested when he assaulted itate Police Detective LeRoy 3oole Tanks moved up inlo the street directly HAMDEN Conn body of kidnaped Cynthia Ruotolo six weeks old was found floating in Lake Whitney Thursday It was I wrapped in a plastic shopping bag iweighted down with a rock AP wirephoto The discovery was made by a Blonde Miss Ala man and two fishing bama Ann Ariaii talent ivinner in the first nights judg ing in the Miss America page ant at Atlantic City poses with Miss California Jean Beckett the swim suit classification win ner Preliminary judging will continue Thursday and Friday with Miss America of 1957 to be announced Saturday 1 Tax for Education Is Suggested Study Group Gets Knudsons Plan Elimination of the temporary onehalf per cent sales tax and the substitution of a one per cent sales tax for education was pro posed Thursday for the Iowa Taxation Study Committee by Sen Herman M Knudson of Cerro Gordo County Sen Knudson secretary of the asked that his pro posal be included in the recom mendations to be made by that body to the Iowa Legislature Sen Knudson maintained that iis proposal would help solve our public school financing problem and relieve property of the in creasing demands on it for taxes The lake is about two miles rom the Sears Roebuck Co De partment Store where the child was snatched from her carriage n the foyer Saturday Police said they will push more grimly now their hunt for the kid naper possibly a short dark com plexioned woman whom shoppers reported they had seen take a baby out of a carriage All along authorities felt the cidnaper vas someone who had a strong desire for a baby No Ransom Unlike the Weinberger case in Westbury N there was no ransom demanded Nor was there ever any known contact made to the parents Mr and Mrs Steph en Ruotolo The Weinberger baby was kid naped from a carriage left on the back patio of its home The kid naper abandoned it in the woods leaving it to die The report of the finding of the body was flashed to police head quarters shortly after noon Hun dreds of police including FBI agents who entered the case Sun day poured into the area Roads leading to the bridge were blocked off Even newsmen were held back Shortly after 1 Dr Sterling Taylor town medical examiner told newsmen the body definitely was that of the baby Only Thursday morning a sales clerk at Sears Roebuck reported tnat on Saturday a woman bought Four Goals disposable diapers from her and The recommended one per centjmumbled education tax he said would Everyone in life has a destiny provide for the following 1 The first of the stimated annual yield o be but I Description Jibed A description of the woman g it vt me woman mv se aside for capital exJen by the sales clerk jibed with I Tp lnstjtlltionsi Previous descriptions of the short the Board of Regents stocky woman said 2 Appropriate approximately a year to provide year for each student in an ccredited junior college 3 Use approximately WO of the annual yield to replace New Aid OKd The recovery came only a brief time after a new radio appeal made for the abductor to return the baby safely The childs par ents Mr and Mrs Stephen Ruo tolo all but had given up on ap peals to the kidnaper Tuesday The latest appeal came from the New Haven County Bar DBS MOINES The Iowa asking that the baby be returned Tax Study Committee voted to a lawyer 90 Thursday to recommend There was no word from police whether the discovery of the in front of the school building A solid line of guards that th Legislature create a wnetner tne discovery of the men was strung along the block furthtype of state aid to pub jbody brought with it any clues as schools new aJri from one end to the other as school buses began to arrive with white children i As the children alighted from the buses the crowd began to chant He schools The new aid would be called standard aid and would require that school dis to the kidnaper The site is not far from a heavy residential area The body was ti it HV T V T Q 3 tncts have at pupils jfound near a bridge crossing the and maintain a high school to jlake The bridgeis not heavily be fully eligible for the aid The jused aid would diminish to those j From the department store to schools which do not meet this the lake it would have been pos requirement by July T 1962 jsible for the kidnaper to remain After that such schools would i undercover of a wooded area get of the standard aid Nassers Proposal on Suez Is Studied CAIRO Egypt of Egypts viewpoint ment termed important sent the ion the Suez crisis as explained by fivenation Canal committee u Wouia an order into private consultations Thurs The discussions between thelannual schedule of capital expansion H a V A mmmitfpp coiH thn i school nn an L the net loss occasioned by drop ping the one half per cent tax The Legislature would thus have it available for replacing and or supplementing present public school aid Meanwhile Mr and Mrs Ruo tolo who had lost two children by death previously were whisked away in a police ear to an un known destination of public service should bear a portion of the cost 4 Distribute the balance of the 3 rt wouid guarantee an order Thursday night low mid 30s urday day A committee source said theiEgyptians and the committeemen members probably will not see j in four formal meetings have been President again until a tight lid of secrecy im Generally fair Friday high in 60s posed by Menzies himself since In London Prime Minister j the start the gen Eden indicated the talks havejeral positions of both sides are jlowa Generally fair a definite and possibly con I J J i ftlllClirA lost to border states with liquor by the drink EDUCATION WEEK WASHINGTON UP Presi dent Eisenhower Wednesday pro claimed the week beginning Nov 11 as American Education Friday Warmer west Friday Locally light frost northwest Thursday night Low Thursday night in midtoupper 30s north west to 40s south and east Minnesota Fair and warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Thursday Maximum Wednesday 60 Minimum Wednesday night 40 At 8 Thursday 49 Precipitation 01 YEAR AGO Maximum 82 elusive turn Without indicating whether a stalemate or comprom ise was in prospect he called an emergency session of Britains Parliament for next Wednesday to hear a report on the committees mission to Cairo The vacationing lawmakers were not due back until Oct 23 The nature of the development was not disclosed by either side here But the committeemen on an av at our state schools for higher rt j 4 II erage daily attendance basis with education a provision that no district would qualify that does not meet the reorganization s t a n d a r d s ap proved by this committee sonic of the m i iL creased demands nn nur f permit expansion junior colleges tuaJHUIIO Ul UVIVU CtiV well known The committee wants Provide that no district to put the canal under interna tional control Nasser objects to anything that would limit Egypts sovereignty in its operation It seems clear the Cairo talks will last longer than either side I had expected Menzies was re ported to have hoped to be aboard a plane for London by Saturday A committee spokesman said the development did not represent a stalemate in the talks which cent the previous years expendiscnom a lures in averaSe dally attendance and headed by Australian Prime Minlopened Monday and added I ister Robert G Menzies set asideam optimistic that a compromise Thursday and Friday for private will be would qualify whose budget ex ceeds by more than 5 to 10 per creased demands on our state school faculties and plants 5 It would give each public school district about 530 a pupil Annual Sum This plan previously recom mended in part would in the opinion of Sen Knudson accomp lish these purposes 1 It would insure a known an nual sum for school financing 2 It would be paid at least in part by those who benefit most thus embracing the theory that those who receive the benefits with the 5 to 10 crease limitation the taxpayers of the district of a near corresponding reduction percentagewise in the property per cent m would insure tax 6 Since the income would relatively stable it would enable the Legislature to review t h school aids appropriated each two years and make such changei as are deemed necessary
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