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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 8, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE LJ tl f A v H HI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Associated Frew and United Presi Full Lease Okinawa Hit by Typhoon Heavy Loss at Army Offices FORT BUCKNER Okinawa wi Screaming typhoon Emma its winds last clocked at 140 miles pehour cut a swath of damage across Okinawa Saturday and churned toward Japan Korea and Red China after causing extensive damage to Army headquar ters here The first meager details an nounced by the Army said there had been one death by electrocu The 400mile wide storm caused extensive damage to the Ryukyus Command headquarters of the Army here smashed wind velocity measuring devices and turned over numerous cars the announcement said Dogs Escape All personnel were warned to re main inside headquarters because 36 vicious sentry dogs escaped during the height of the storm At 2 with 92 winds howling across Okinawa the Armys command had warned that typhoon Emma seems al most certain to be worst typhoon in the last seven years to hit the island The typhoon already was blamed for a freak ocean current which drowned 11 Marine on a north Okinawa beach Wed nesday Reports from weather planes indicated that 55 winds for 200 miles in each di rection would pound the island another day All Americans except those on emergency duty were ordered to stay indoors Hospital patients were moved to typhoon proof Cenu Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 8 1956 This Paper Consists ot Two One buildings and many American planes evacuated from Okinawa Storm Center The Air Force spotted the ty phoon center 50 miles northeast of Okinawa at 3 and said that six hours later it was 50 miles west of Okinawa The fatality reported by the Army was a military policeman who was electrocuted when he either connected or disconnected and electric fan His name was withheld Windows were blown out at the Army headquarters the an nouncement said and partitions blown down and scattered Most homes are without elec tricity and water and a large number are out of telephone con it added The Nationalist Chinese freight er Eddie was abandoned at the northern tip of Luzon Island where it ran aground during torrential rains in the wake of the typhoon a radio report said Saturday The 103 persons aboard were rescued and taken ashore at Aparri the report said Holdup Suspects Charged in 4 Safe Burglaries DES MOINES men al ready under federal charges in a Decatur Neb bank robbery last April were arrested after a police chase here earty Saturday in con nection with safe burglaries at four Des Moines markets during the night Detective Chief Robert E OBrien identified the pair as James Elwood Harless 35 Des Moines and Clifford Harold Dav is 30 Omaha The men have been at liberty on bond in connection with the robbery of the Citizens State Bank at Decatur Davis is charged with the robbery at Decatur and Har less is charged as his accomplice The two men were arrested aft er their car failed to make a jog in a street in northwest Des Moines while police were chasing them Their car plowed through two yards and rammed a tree The pair fled on foot and were arrested in the vicinity about 15 minutes later OBrien reported Fontanelle Man Is Victim of Accident GREENFIELD h a r 1 e s Cummins 51 Fontanelle died at a Greenfield hospital Friday night of injuries received in a traffic accident a short time earlier Cummins pickup truck was in volved in a collision witn a semi transport on Highway 92 of Greenfield Eldon Kelley 46 Omaha driver of the transport escaped with minor injuries Menzies Delays Return to London Suez Talks Pushed CAIRO Egypt Menzies mission spokesman contradict ing an announcement of the mis sions press officer said Satur day discussions with President Nasser on Suez are still under way I wish to state specifically that talks with President Nasser have not yet reached the final stages and are still going said the spokesman Noel Des champs The fivenation dele gates met two hours Saturday morning and will meet again on 37 Injured When Train Jumps Tracks WARSAW Ind Penn sylvania Railroads Trail Blazer less than two hours out of Chicago on its way to New York jumped the track late Friday injuring 37 persons but none of them seri ously Witnesses marveled that none of the 272 passengers was killed Derailed cars listed at a 45 degree angle but none fell over Train men said the cars were held up jy a soft roadbed which had just been worked over by section crews Only 13 of the passengers and rainmen remained in McDonald Hospital and Murphy Medical Center Saturday 24 others having been treated and released Others were treated for slight injuries at the scene A railroad spokesman said a de fective journal on a wheel at the kitchen end of the diner caused the wreck The journal is that por tion of the axle which turns in a bearing The train broke in two the loco motive and first two cars staying on the track Nine other cars left the rails and tore up a quarter mile of track just a few blocks east of the station The Trail Blazer was not sched uled to slop in Warsaw which is 40 miles northwest of Fort Wreckage blocked both main lines The Pennsylvania rerouted1 the Broadway Limited and other trains by other tracks between Fort Wayne and Plymouth Ind Chartered buses from Fort Wayne picked up passengers and took them to Fort Wayne There the made up another train to take them on their way Sunday before seeing President Nasser The spokesman declined to say whether prolongation of the talks originally expected to end Saturday was the result of any new instructions received from governments represented on the mission Deschamps said the next meet ing with the Egyptian the missions first since Wednes will be held Sun day His statement reversed a pic ture of the situation given news men Friday night by the press of ficer Hugh Dash Dash had indicated a stale mated finish saying I have just come from the premier mission Chairman Rob ert G Menzies of Australia and can tell you the talks have come to a complete All that remained for the dele ates to do here he said was to say goodbye to Nasser and eave The press officer who has been iving reporters daily informal niefings on the course of the talks replied no comment when questioned about the situa tion Saturday In Washington officials were reported to believe that al though discussions over Nassers nationalization of the Suez Cana July 26 have not produced an im mediate solution there is only a slim possibility Britain and France will try force to end the dispute B e f to r e the spokesman an nounced that the talks were no at an end Mohamed Hassanein Heikal coeditor of the news paper Akhbar Al Yom and a close associate of Nasser said Nasser was prepared to accept interna tional cooperation of the Suez Canal but was not at ail pre pared to accept international con British officials were reported thinking of taking the dispute to the Secretary of State Dulles was said to be opposed to this move feeling it would lead to prolonged wrangling and de lay Young Bride Dies in Auto Crash LARRABEE Iowa Richard Kelly 18 Cherokee bride of about a month was in jured fatally Friday night when the car she was driving went out of control on U S 59 north of here and smashed into a bridge abutment Cherokee County Sheriff Carl Schleef said the woman was go ing south on the highway about half a mile north of Larrabee when the car smashed into the abutment then crashed into the creek bed landing on its top Mrs Kelly died at a Cherokee hospital about two hours later She was alone in the auto Schleef said Washington and London reports minimized the possibility that Britain and France would use force to try to settle the crisis caused by Egypts nationalization of the Suez Canal Co Both Eng and and France have built up their military forces in the east ern Mediterranean Egyptians however feared the zero hour of a BritishFrench ak ack was near They no longer bought the two nations were bluffing with their forces on Cyprus and at other staging areas Egyptian sources said only intervention could prevent the use of force by Britain and France Washington officials speculated the implied call for American intervention was an Egyptian attempt to split the Western Big Three Then Menzies committee came to Cairo Sunday with the plan adopted by 18 of the 22 nations at ast months London conference or establishment of an interna tional board to run the 103mile waterway The United States ran Ethiopia and Sweden were Showdown Set on Segregation Issue Liquor Is Old Issue May Be Factor in Election By DWIGHT McCORMACK DBS MOINES iff Will the proposition of Iowa legalizing the sale of liquor by the drink be a factor in the 1956 general election campaign Present indications fail to give a clue to the answer But the bor der or river counties are known generally to favor such legisla ion And the proposal has a habit of bobbing up unexpectedly The subject came back into the tews this week when Sen Sam Burton a wholesale aeer distributor urged the Iowa Tax Study Committee to recom nend enactment of his plan for ocal option liquor sales Although the committee is deep n the process of making deci sions on what it will recommend o the Legislature in the way o ax revision it took out consider able time to listen to Burtons plan State Revenue The committee is seeking way o meet increasing demands fo higher appropriations either b revisions of levies or replacemen taxes Burton told the committe his plan would mean 12 million dollars more in annual state rev enue Gov Leo Hoegh seeking Re publican reelection said he is opposed to legalizing the sale o iquor by the drink that his posi ion is unchanged from his 1952 campaign and that one of his Blanks this year will be to leave he Iowa liquor sale situation as t is Herschel C Loveless Ottum va the Democratic nominee for governor hasnt commented on he subject He was regarded as avoring such legislation in his uccessful campaign for his par ys nomination for governor in 952 But he didnt make it an ssue in the general election cam aign that year Democratic state headquarters aid there was some agitation for liquorbythedrink plank in the artys 1956 platform but that oveless opposed it and it wasnt ncluded Bing Crosby Denies All Says NO WEDDING PLANNED HAYDEN LAKE Idaho UP Bing Crosby would have nothing to do Saturday with newsmen trying to confirm reports that he may marry Hollywood starlet Kathryn Grant Earlier Crosby had denied the report of a pending marriage It isnt the famous crooner said Theres no statement I can The photographer said when he approached Crosbys summer home here the singer shouted What do you want from a win dow When the photographer asked if he could take a picture Crosby replied You better get out Youre on private property you know Youd better take a There was no sign of Miss Grant who is Crosbys junior by 30 years at the plush lake home Crosbys friends say she is the only girl the crooner has been serious about since his wife Dixie died four years ago of cancer AP Wlrephoto SHES ALL Ann Morrison 12 Youngs town Ohio escaped this wreckage with only a fractured ankle She was imprisoned for more than an hour Fri day when a freight train hit the family car The rest of the family was thrown clear and her mother and sister were seriously hurt LAYS 2 HOURS IN DITCH Kensett Driver Injured When Auto Leaves Road Not Mentioned Neither party has mentioned he subject in its platform at east in recent years In the 1954 Republican guberna orial primary A B Chambers Des Moines campaigned for legal izing liquor by the drink He ended up fourth in a sixman race won by Hoegh Hoegh was elected but lost four of the more populous river counties as well as several others However that didnt stop the liquor question A bill went into the 1955 Legislature proposing legal liquor as a revenue meas ure It brought a Lengthy battle in the House and many parlia mentary maneuvers but it was beaten The subject has been put be Nixon Plans Talk at Sioux City SIOUX CITY President Richard M Nixon is expected to make a campaign stop and deliv er a speech here Saturday Sept 22 the same day Adlai Stevenson addresses the National Field Days at Colfax Robert B Pike Woodbury County Republican chairman said Saturday he had confirmed reports that Nixon was planning a stopover in Sioux City enroute from Minneapolis to Colorado Springs Colo Details have not been an nounced but Nixon is expected to speak here about 2 that day which is about the time that the Democratic presidential nominee will appear at Colfax near New ton Summon Federal ents Guard to Be Beefed Up By RONALD BUTLER STURGIS Ky agents arrived Friday night and recall orders went out to hundreds more Kentucky National Guardsmen in the wake of threatening prosegre gation mobs in two western Ken tucky communities A state officer said a showdown would come when schools reopen Monday in Sturgis and nearby Clay Nine Negro students have said they will try to return to previ ously allwhite Stargis High Mon day At Clay 15 townspeople told a newspaperman they would con tinue to resist integration in their school Remain Quiet A Clay mob Friday turned back two grade school Negro students and drove newspapermen from the city for a time As the two tense 11 miles rel atively quiet with school closed Ithere were these developments j 1 The National Guard said 500 guardsmen would be assembled at nearby Camp Breckenridge on a standby basis in event of trouble Monday 2 Don Sturgfll acting commis sioner of public safety said FBI agents had arrived in Sturgis to nvestigate the possibility of vio lation of civil rights 3 Gov A B Chandler sajd ha would declare martial law on a moments notice any time the ad jutant general of the National Guard requested it 4 A local spokesman for the National Assn for the Advance ment of Colored People said the organization would meet Monday or Tuesday in Sturgis if there was any Population Sturgis and its surrounding area A Kcnsett man lay for two has an estimated population of hours in a water filled ditch with of the total Ne day night with a broken leg after groes About 600 Negroes live in his car struck a bridge railing a side the city limits half mile north of Kensett on Clay has no Negro residents in Highway 65 lside the city but 37 fami Laverne Hclgeson 31 was final ly found by a passing motorist after he had succeeded in crawl ing through a barbed wire fence and up to the skle of the road lies live in the area Clays official population in the 1950 census was Sturgis High School opened its home football season Friday night HOLDUP bandits held up the Geifman supermarket at the north edge of Davenport he nthpr natmne tv V pui ueai me norm edge of Davenport he other nations on the commitfore the Legislature m almost Friday night and fled with an es P COCClHn in II t i every session in recent years Itimated in cash Baby Suffocates in Crib at Davenport DAVENPORT Bit terman 3monthsold son of Mr and Mrs Richard Bitterman suffocated in his crib Friday Au thorities said the mother had Fixed the babys bottle on a pil low and while she was answer ing the doorbell the pillow fell over the childs face HOUSECLEANING IS IN OKUEK A nuge cleaninpr job was on tap Saturday for Mr and Mrs Floyd Burmahl Maquoketa after their house trailer Wirephoto ii Ar jackkniied and overturned on Highway 30 near Tama The trailer was a complete loss but the Burmahls and their young daughter escaped without injury i ii llllldV LtliiITt Helgeson told highway patroljby beating Bowling Green 250 men that his car struck the railhigjAbout watched the contest about 11 The car then rolled j but newspapermen at the over and into the creek they saw no Negroes was thrown clear of the car ancljthe spectators s landed in fre ditch The car landj Newspapermen toured the Ne ed m such a way that other molgro section of the town at 10 p m torists driving across the bridge were unable to see the wreckage Helgeson had been travelling south and his car went into the and said it was deadly quiet Only one house displayed a light National Guardsmen patrolled the school grounds Sentries wera ditch on the east side of theiposted at each entrance bridge His car was completely Reached Peak demolished Antiintegration At about one a peak Thursday in Stor patrolmen received a report when guardsmen with fixed Helgeson had been found boide bayonets escorted nine stiu the road by Dean Mostrom through a jeering inob into sett ithe school The Negro students An ambulance was called ami failed to appear the next day for Hclgeson was taken to Mercy Hosfear of violence Pital where his condition was The trouble at Clay erupted described Saturday morning asJFriday and Sturgill said state po satisfactory He recevied a fracjlice officers would be sent to the tured left leg fractured ribs andcommunity Monday a head injury I Mayor H Z Clark of Clay in a j telephone interview with Verne Paul news director of radio sta tion WJPS Evansville blamed The Weather Iowa Generally fair continued rising temperatures through Sunday Low Saturday night in 50s Minnesota Partly cloudy warm er GlobeGazeUe weather data up to 8 Saturday Maximum Friday 71 Minimum Friday night 46 At 8 Saturday 57 YEAR AGO Maximum 77 Minimum 50 then suddenly hung up the phone SAME   

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