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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 28, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NIWSPAPfftTHAT MAKES A LI NORTH IOWANJ NEIGHBORS EDITION VOL LXII Associated Press and United Preu Full Wires Sevea Cents a Copy MASON CITY 10WA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1954 Thia Paper Consists oi Two KILLED IN X2 CRASH Capt Milburn falo sits in the cockpit of the Air Forces X2 experimental plane in which he crashed to his death in the California desert Thursday The photo was made several days ago as Apt prepared to fly the plane for the first time Rocket Plane Crashes FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Air Force announced Thursday that its ex perimental supersonic rocket plane X2 has crashed and that the pilot was killed The X2 a stainless steel high altitude research plane recently was flown to an altitude of feet On a separate flight it reached a speed of miles an hour The pilot was identified as Capt Milburn G Apt 32 Buffalo whose wife Faye and two daughters aged 2 and 5 live at the air base First Flight It was Apts first flight in the X2 The crash happened at the Air Forces test center at Ed wards AFB Calif The Air Force said that Capt Apt and the X2 dropped almost directly from the B50 bomber which released them into the des ert below The crash occurred a minute and a half or two min utes after the drop Capt Apts body was found in the The Air Force said that the cause of the crash is not known An investigation started immediately The X2 like its predecessor ex perimental rocket planes did not take off from the ground but was launched by being dropped from beneath a bomber The short duration of the rocket engine power made each landing a dead stick business with the pilot gliding the plane in to an At headquarters of the Air Re search and Development Com mand in Baltimore a spokesman said the pilot was on a checkout after weeks of intensive indoctrination Normal Drop Col Albert A Arnhym public information officer said the drop from the B50 was normal We had contact with the X2 but the contact suddenly stopped and we dont know what hap he said A chase plane which always follows the rocket powered experimental X2 lost it when it went down the colonel said To resist the effects of the enor mous temperatures produced in the highspeed flights the X12 was built of steel instead of alum inum customarily used for plane frames The X2 was powered by a Cur tissWright rocket engine which in the brief burst of power de veloped power comparable to that of a modernNavy cruiser The X2 was built as a successor to the original XIA which ex ceeded miles per hour in December 1953 This was the second X2 plane to be launched The first was lost in May 1953 ROYAL DOCTOR KILLED LONDON William Gilliatt 72 the doctor who at tended Queen Elizabeth at the birth of Prince Charles and Prin cess Anne was killed Thursday ia an automobile accident 47 Bolivians Ask Argentina Asylum After Bold Escape SALTA Argentina seven bedraggled but defiant Bolivian political prisoners in terned in Salta after seizing their captors plane in flight pressed an appeal Friday for asylum in Argentina Argentine authorities con ferred with Bolivias ambassa dor in Buenos Aires and issued a guarded statement that the situation was being studied The fugitives including lead ers of the socialist Falange party main opposition to Bo livias government overpow ered their guards over Bolivia Thursday while being flown to a concentration camp near La Paz One of the prisoners took over the controls and flew the government airliner a four engine DC4 the 450 miles to Salta We preferred death in an airplane to life in a concentra tion one of the group told reporters at Salta airport 170 miles south of the Bolivian frontier The group included business men students a journalist an accountant and several ranch ers They were arrested after last Saturdaysantigovernment riots that caused four deaths in La Paz Reds Invited to Observe U S Election WASHINGTON United States has invited Russia and four Soviet satellite countries to senc government officials or other qualified observers serve the close of campaigns in the here to ob the politica presi dential elections A State Department spokesman was asked whether the invitation was broad enough to open the way for a visit by Soviet Premier Bulganin He said this is not intended to invite anyone for a state Privately State Department of ficials made clear they expectec persons of much lower rank or nonofficerholders such as profes sors of law or political science Press Officer Lincoln White said the invitations were de livered eight or nine days ago to the Foreign Offices of the Sovie Union Czechoslovakia Poland Hungary and Romania He reported there had been no acceptances yet White said American officials expect that if the Red govern Khrushchev May Want Support of Tito port Red Boss In T Cook Cited as Tax Evader FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DES MOINES The Democratic member of the Republican dominated State Tax Commission Friday identified the state em ploye who is having income tax troubles as Louis Cook director of the commissions property tax division The Democratic commissioner Leon Miller demanded at a commission conference Friday morning that Cook be dismissed or at least temporarily suspended Martin Lauterbach commission chairman said afterward the commission voted to request that Cook resign immediately for reasons of failure to file state come tax returns Cook is making full payment of all tax penalties and interest Lauterbach said The amount of tax Cook owed was not made public but it was reported to amount to several hundred The matter came up when Rep Howard Reppert DDes Moines said in a speech earlier this weeki that a top state official hasnt made a state income tax return for two years The individual was not identi fied until Friday The man Is Louis Cook direc tor of our property tax Miller said Cooks present sal ary is a year He said also that instead of two years his in vestigation showed that Cook has not filed a return for four years Cook was not available for com ment Cook Miller continued had the same kind of tax troubles about 10 years ago At that time Cook didnt file a state income tax return for four or five years Miller added State employes otherwise are in pretty good Miller said That is there are very few cases where a state employe hadnl filed an Iowa income tax return that Id heard Gov Leo Hoegh said he had not been informed of the details of the Cook case until Friday morning Certainly an employe of the state should set the proper ex ample by promptly paying his the governor said Lauterbach had said earlier that Cook a commission emptoye for many years had been in hard fi nancial Thats no excuse in my Hoegh said Nixon Makes First Public Labor Speech Kefauver Blasts Gambles by Ike By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Vice President Nixon Friday said Democrats regard organized labor as their special property as something to manipulate and and as a private pre serve for their private exploita He predicted that a majority of union members as well as other wage earners in the coun try will vote for President Eisen LOUIS COOK hower in 1956 because they know that despite all the talk they have heard to the contrary the actions of this administration have been good for First Labor Talk Nixon chose Cincinnati as th site of his first public speech on labor during the current cam paign because it was the home of the late Sen Robert A Taft coauthor of the TaftHartley Labor Relations Law He defended the law although he admitted it was not a per feet law and it needs amend But it cannot be hurting too he said because cer tain union leaders apparently prefer to keep it as a politica issue rather than secure pass age of amendments they Under the Eisenhower Ad ministration and the TaftHart ley law Nixon said labor re lations today are the best they have been in our nations Cites Gamble At Erie meanwhile Sen Estes Kefauver said the Eisen hower administration has gam bled with the life of the nation and Western civilization in its handling of world affairs For four the Demo cratic vice presidential candidate said we have seen the presenl administration take us to the brink of war again and again and boast of Calling for a halt to a di plomacy he described as basec on threats of force and the lure of Kefauver saic in a speech prepared for a rally To achieve peace let us turn once more to the methods oi Fire Destroys Building at Buena Vista College ments would do accept reach the the observers United States about Oct 21 They would official visas have American which eliminate the requirement of finger print ing for entry to this country a re quirement that the Reds bitterly denounced The U S government would pay the expenses of the observers while they were in this country traveling about listening to politi cal speeches observing press ra dio and television handling of candidates and issues and finally watching the voting process it self and the reporting of returns STORM LAKE ffi The Ad ministration Building at Bueua Vista College was destroyed Thursday night by a fire which raged for about four nours be fore firemen brought it under control Known to college students as Old Main the building which was more than 50 years old housed all of the college offices the bookstore the band room the Little Theater and a number of classrooms Virtually all men in the stu dent body of around 500 pitch ed in when the blaze was dis covered about 10 and sav ed all of the college records along with the books and the band equipment President John Fisher said the building which was a total loss was insured for The structure stood aione in a blocklong section of the cam pus There were no other col lege buildings within 200 yards of it but there were homes along a bordering street Fire men sprayed the houses with water to prevent the fire from spreading The blaze started in the at tic and officials said it might have been caused by defective wiring Two students who saw the re flection from their dormitory ran over to the building but couldnt reach the top floor be cause of a new stairway being installed The students spread an alarm and by the time the first fire truck arrived the upper part of the building was enveloped in flames The Storm Lake fire depart ment called for help from Alta and Newell Talks Spark New Rumors Signs of Break Seen in Iowas Fall Heat Wave There were signs of a break in Iowas autumn heat wave Friday but little hope of the general rain the state needs Temperatures were expected to push into the upper 80s and lower 90s again Friday after noon Sioux City had the state high of 93 Thursday when the mercury also topped the 90 degree mark at Lamoni Spen cer Des Moines and Council new record highs for Sept 27 Iowas hope for relief from the unseasonably warm tem peratures rests with a mass of cooler air now located to the northwest of the state The Weatherbureau expects the cooler air to enter the north west part of the state Saturday starting a cooling trend thats expected to keep temperatures slightly below normal through next Wednesday AP Whephoto A SNOWSTORM OF CONFETTI Adlai Stevenson is still smiling as he raises his hands in a gesture of surrender after being greeted with a barrage of con fetti Thursday during a parade in downtown St Louis The Democratic presidential nominee received a tumul tuous welcome from the populace there Sfevenson Raps GOP Again for Living Costs Increase ENROUTE WITH STEVEN SON UP Adlai E Stevenson headed into Indiana and Wis consin Friday after firing away at what he termed Republican chorus line campaign tech niques The Democratic presidential nominee made a at Monument Circle in Indian apolis and swatted at the Eisen lower administration again on Mason City Girl Wins State Fire Safety Contest Joan Gabrielson Mason City s the Iowa winner in the 1956 Mational youth fire safety con test Paul Fry Nora Springs is runnerup Announcement of their selec ion was made Thursday at the annual Iowa Farm Safety Work shop held at Ames Both receive in cash a 1500 scholarship and a trip to the national convention of fire nsurers the cost of Jiving which he hat declared is higher today than it has ever Stevenson added Moreover economists are now forecasting that prices will go even higher Your rent is like y to go up your car is almost sure to cost you more and so are television sets refrigerators Nothing and nearly everything else you From Indianapolis Stevenson arranged to fly on to Milwau cee for a nationwide television iddress Friday night Stevenson got a riproaring rc Proceeding Against Costello Dismissed NEW YORK Federal Judge Edmund L Palmieri Friday dis missed a government proceeding 0 take away gambler Frank Cos ellos citizenship Palmieri threw out the case without prejudice meaning hat the government may renew the proceedings U S Atty Paul Move to Bolster Egg Market WASHINGTON Ag Department F r i d a y bought dozen medium size shell eggs in the first round of an effort Lo bolster egg prices for farmers Officials said egg purchases will continue on a weekly basis until further notice The next round of bids from suppliers will be due here Oct 2 Fridays purchases totaling 650 cases of 30 dozen each were made at prices ranging from 33 ception Thursday night in ac dressing a campaign rally in S Louis where he said the Sovie Union is on schedule witl economy expansion plans t pull level with America by and ahead by Calling for campaign discus sion of whether the Unitec States economy is expanding speedily enough to meet essen ial Stevenson added We must face squarely and responsibly the prospect that 20 rears from now if present rates if development continue the ba ic balance of productive power n the world may well have swung away from the side of rccdom At St Louis Stevenson got by ar the noisest and most enthus astic welcome of this eight campaign tour he started last aturday Stevenson called his talk a After hitting at GOP By JAMES LONDON Nikita Khrush chev was reported in trouble with some Soviet leaders Friday and ay be seeking the support of ugoslav President Tito for his olicies of deStalinization and asing up on the east European atellites Press reports here and in rai said a new struggle for pow inside the Kremlin was back f the surprise trip by Tito to he Soviet Union in company with hrushchev the first secretary f the Soviet Communist Party Without a word of explanation ito took off from Belgrade hursday with Khrushchev who ad spent eight days in seculsion ith the Yugoslav leader With ome of his closest lieutenants ito was reported at the Black ea resort of Yalta Friday hrushchev was said to be plan ing to take him to the nearby rimean resort of Sochi to see oviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin nd Foreign Minister Dmitri hepilov Caught in Squeeze The reports here and in Vienna aid the freewheeling free poken Soviet party boss at last lad been caught in a squeeze by a Stalinist bloc in the Politburo and Soviet army chiefs Former Foreign Minister V M Molotov and former Premier Georgi Malenkov were reported to believe that Khrushchev had gone too far in his deStaliniza campaign The army was reported con cerned that in trying to please Tito Khrushchevs policy of eas ng up on control of the satellites lad misfired and that Soviet se curity was endangered The independent Vienna news paper Neuer Kurier in a dispatch rom the Yugoslav capital which luoted a high ranking personali declared Khrushchev had jeen summoned to appear before he Kremlin leadership sitting at a party Polish Riots The dispatch said Khrushchev vas accused of a policy which vent awry in the satellites and led among other things to the une 28 Poznan riots in t said the party court may ei her have been called by Khrush hevs opponents or by Khrush hev himself in an effort to re campaign procedure he solemn y told a capacity crowd in the 300seat Missouri Theater The great cauldron of the abilitate himself It added that Khrushchev took ito back to the Soviet Union as is witness to Stalins monstrosi So urgent was the case that ito even agreed to fly although t is well known that he dislikes ir the Kurier continued P xi v f o IAUIII u IL txl tl OVtt evil ii T i j to 42 cents a dozen and totaled area from St Louis to New York b Vlmia Socialist newspa about the we are still in the infancy which said Prices varied widely beo hydrogen explosions KVSSta to help lus r toll uc fhot h fnends It said vorkl is now seething to a boil vhile our Republican friends say ill is well and donL bother to even look at the stove We know that the deadly nu clear cause of area differences in transportation costs officials said The Weather tell us that the entire human spe cies can survive only just so much atomic not much at that But hasnt this catastrophic Krushchevs endeavor to co operate with Tito and for this purpose to relax international Communist discipline has met possibility too become almost a cliche How can its horrendous jimport be felt in heart and im with resistance This resistance CiV Partly and agination if all the time the W Williams announced an appeal cooler through Saturday are filling with Republican nn TO Iran n U t T r riday night upper 50s would be taken Palmieri ruled that the governi Saturday in 70s ments case rested on documents containing references to wiretaps lowa Generally fair Friday Stevenson prefaced his criti cism of Republican campaigning with an announcement his theme ATu with an announcement his theme and that use of such evidence isj mid ajto low 60sW0uld be breirl and De circuses not adrnissable in federal ceedings pro AGREEMENT REPORTED WASHINGTON soft coal producers and John L Lewis are reported agreed Friday on a new wage hike for the ma jority of soft coal work ers SAME Saturday partly cloudy slightly cooler northwest Five Day Iowa Temperatures Saturday through next Wcdnes based on how the Roman em perors in their declining years tried to keep the uneasy populace satisfied and their minds off their VS1JL 111V Jl day will average slightly betroubles with food and games low normal Normal highs combats and specta north to 72 south Normal lowscles 44 north to 48 south Cooling trend beginning Saturday Scat Georae Youth tcred showers Sunday and VJeur9e oun Tuesday will give rainfall aver1 aging about onefourth inch Minnesota Cloudy showers GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum Thursday 85 Minimum Thursday night 59 At 8 Friday 62 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum by Shotgun Blast GEORGE UP Dwane Horn 16 was killed Thursday when he stepped in front of a hunting companion who was shooting at a squirrel authorities said Coroner Harold Jongewaard ruled the death accidental Horn was hunting south of here with George Nagle 17 also of 75 I George when the mishap oc 41 cttrred no the Kremlin gUard bu1 Soviet Army Army leaders apparently have declared that for reasons of military security the of the satellite countries cannot be Growing Stronger At the same time the London Express said Moscow reports indicate that the Stalinists are growing stronger Some sources even say Khruschev is already caught up in a lifeordeath Tito knew that something serious was going on but is said to have been startled by the picture drawn by Khrushchev during their talks this week Now Tito thinks that by flying to Russia he can strengthen Krushchevs hand against Moio Western diplomatic sources in Vienna said they had no con firmation of Kuriers interpreta tion of the Tito visit but they said they did have solid in formation that Khrushchev WM in trouble because of his saUl policy   

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