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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 1, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE u kjcujcHAKv TH NIWIFAril THAT MAKES ALU NORTH OWANS N I H HOME EDITION 0 I S United Press Full Lease Wirei Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER T This Paper Consists of Two No 304 e Increases Tempo of Campaigning One Man Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL MALI GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE U City And the Truth Will Keep Us Free TF you should poll the newspaper people of the United States on the question Who in your opin ion has been the one most im in the news field within your lifetime my guess is that the name Kent Coop er would show up more often than any other For nearly 40 years starting even before he took over the title of General Manager his name was almost synonymous with As sociated Press or AP as it is more commonly called His influ ence in shaping the character and course of this greatest of news gathering agencies could scarcely be overestimated Since his retirement from his AP responsibility after 25 years as General Manager Kent Coop er has found a contented happi ness in Florida My last visit with him took place two years ago when AP managing editors con vened at Tampa To the delight of all who know him Kent Cooper or KC as he is usually called in affectionate regard by those who know him has found time to write a book Appropriately enough he titled it The Right to It was he who coined this significant ex pression Accurately Labeled Published by Farrar Straus and Cudahy the 335 page volume is described on its jacket as An exposition of the evils of news suppression and Thats precisely what it is And now Rational Newspaper Week Oct would seem to be an appropriate time to explore the contents of this significant work Nobody in history has ever been more deeply than Kent Cooper dedicated to the proposition And the truth will make you Nobody COULD be more dedi cated to that proposition Con versely nobody in history has ever resisted restraints on a free flow of news more vigorously than Kent Cooper Here let me dip into the book for three or four paragraphs which set the tone of the whole work in a remarkable way Though news is the spark that can weld the interests of mankind into a spirit of mutuality and has done so through the ages when not hindered by governmental ac tion its power in governmental hands has been misused fatefully to involve peoples in endless strife when what the peoples themselves really want is mutual friendship Nowhere is this more evident today than in the attitude of peo ples of countries that twice in a quarter of a century have been locked in struggles of death and devastation led to that fate by insidious governmental news sup pression and the governmental use of news to incite them to war Truth Is Best Weapon Everywhere Russia Eng land France Germany the list goes on the people yearn for peace And everywhere nu merically insignificant groups of individual opportunists who have gained political mastery of their nations plan threateningly to pick off loyal adherents each for their side The governmental instrument in this great struggle today is not bullets but news either unilateral tainted or untruthful in its pres entation often all A very considerable part of the Kent Cooper book is given over to an expose of propaganda war time propaganda and peacetime propaganda and to a demon stration of how it has been inimical to the welfare of the people What Mr Cooper asks at one point in his book is the purpose of propaganda Then he proceeds to answer his own question in these words The first function of propa ganda is to gain converts or pat ronage by teaching people that there is something for which they should yearn the acquiring of After 10 Years in Prison DOENITZ IS FREED BE RUN UP Nazi Grand Adm Karl Doenitr Hitters successor as fuehrer was released from Spandau Prison Monday and immediately went underground with the help of West Ger man police who clubbed newsmen and photographers Police in a rare display of brutality lashed out at newsmen with their clubs and smashed the cameras of photographers as signed to cover the release of the man who had just served a 10 year sentence for war crimes The Western Allies feared the refease of the man who served as fuehrer for eight days in the dying hours of World War II might prompt a smallscale Nazi revival They reasoned the less said about Doenitz the better and they resolved to crush press coverage of the release Doenitz 65 left the rambling red brick fortress at four min utes after midnight He had served every minute of his 10year sentence for war crimes that included a submarine campaign of terror on the high seas NEW JUSTICE WIFE William Joseph Brennanj0 and Mrs Brennan walk from their Rumson N home following President Eisenhowers announcement that Brennan will succeed Sherman Minton on the U S Supreme Court A member of the New Jersey high court Brennan is a Democrat He will take office when Minton retires in two weeks British Air Chief One of Survivors of Crash LONDON fl A huge delta winged plane one of Britains secret atom bomb carriers crashed and exploded in fog and rain at London Airport Monday before horrified dignitaries welcoming the plane home from New Zealand Hairtriggered ejector seats touched off just before the four jet Vulcan nosed toward the earth saved the lives of Air Chief Marshal Sir Harry Broadhurst and Squadron Leader D R Howard captain of the plane Fourvubodies were recovered from the flaming wreckage which littered the airports Lucky No 7 runway for 200 yards Board and Howard received minor All About injuries in their fall of about 300 The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy with few light showers Monday night with low mid 40s Generally fair and cooler Tuesday high near 70 Iowa Partly cloudy Monday night cooler west low in 40s Tuesday generally fair and slightly cooler Five Day Iowa Temperatures Tuesday through Saturday will average from 3 to 5 degrees above normal west to near nor mal east There will be fre q u e n t temperature changes marked by warm days and cool nights Normal highs 68 north to 72 south Normal lows 44 north to 48 south Rainfall will range from little if any west to onetenth to twotenths of an inch east occurring as light rain intermittently throughout the period Minnesota Partly cloudy cool GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum Sunday 64 Minimum Sunday night 41 At 8 Monday 53 YEAR AGO Maximum 60 Minimum 34 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Sunday Maximum Saturday Minimum Saturday 53 26 TO HEAD COUNCIL WICHITA Kan Nye Cedar Rapids Iowa was elected president of the Reel Cross Mid CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Area Advisory Council Sunday feet Parachutes eased them to the ground Eye witnesses and a spokes man for the buildeis of the Vul can said the canopy mysteriously came off the plane as it swept in for a landing after its mile testingproving flight to New Zealand and Australia The nose sagged Two loud bangs signaled the ejector seats send ing out the only survivors And then the big plane whomped down A company spokesman said four hours later that as the bomber approached the runway it seems that it hit something possibly an obstruction He the pilot immediately turned his en gines on to full power in an at tempt to climb away but at this point although he gained some height and went back into cloud he recognized that the aircraft was out of control and within seconds gave the order to aban don The spokesman said there were no indications whatsoever that anything was wrong with the bomber Ail four engines were operating as A large group of Russians at the airport to welcome Bolshoi ballet dancers arriving from Moscow in Soviet jetliners saw the crash Nearby was a wel coming delegation from the Royal Air Force the British gov ernment and families of the crew members The occasion was scheduled to be a big one for the RAF and for British aviation already plagued by the failure of the Comet jet airliners serious delays in deliv eries of fighters and by the set Ling back of service for the Bri tannia airliners Users of Suez in Meeting 15 Nations Will Join LONDON British Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd formally declared the Suez Canal Users Assn inaugurated Monday after nations announced their deci iion to join it Lloyd was presiding over a con erence of 18 nations which have pronounced themselves in favor of international control of the Suez Canal placed under state ownership by Egypt on July 26 Three Ethio pia and not yet decided whether to become mem bers of the association Their del gates nevertheless attended Mon days opening session and Lloyd nvited them to continue partici pating as observers until thei overnments have finally mad up their minds about membei ship 18 Nations Ambassadors of the 18 nation sat down to the third internationa conference on the Suez at Lan caster House shortly after 11 Their task is to put flesh on the bones of the agreement reachec at the second Suez parley las month The maritime powers who Before nationalization gave the canal some 85 per cent of its busi ness seek a means of gettinc Egypts cooperation for the safe orderly efficient and economica ransit of their ships through he waterway Egyptian Presiden Nasser nationalized on July 26 The 18 powers hope to keep a united front to achieve their origi nal goal of obtaining internationa ontrol for the vital canal Nasser trongly opposes this goal While the ambassadors and heir aides wrestle with details of rganizing SCUA foreign minis ers of Egypt Russia Britain and ranee are heading for New York or the Security Council de ate Friday on Egyptian Presi ent Nassers nationalization of ic canal British Foreign Secretary Sel Lloyd planned to leave early fter welcoming the SCUA dele ate to try to win sympathy in he United States for his govern ments stand against Nasser Some Britons feel U S Secre ary of State Dulles has not acked the United Kingdom trongly enough in its demand for nternational control of the Suez Final Conference Egypts Foreign Minister Mah noud Fawzi already was en route New York for the Security ouncil session after a final con ference with Nasser There was no indication Egypt would modify its previous rejection of interna tional control of the heads an eightman delegation including Wing Cmdr Ali Sabry Nassers top political aide The 18 nations meeting in Lon don are the countries that backed the original plan of the United States Britain and France at the first Suez conference in August for an international body to run the canal Two Bail Out of Crippled Plane ATLANTIC Army first lieutenants stationed at Ft Riley bailed out unhurt Sunday night when the motor on their light plane L17Navion conked out Lawrence Fralick 31 Bagley and Lloyd Adams 23 of near Ames Iowa said they were flying from Cassville to Ft Riley when their motor went dead at feet over Walnut Iowa near here AP Wirephoto President Eisenhower with Mamie at his A ill LLj ojiotu v CJL f 1111 aicijiii iu ctt HIS side waves to the crowd at Cleveland that greeted him Monday as he made his lirst campaign appearance in Ohio At left is C William ONeill Ohio attorney eral who is candidate for governor in the November election Strong Blast at Demos Adlai Unveils New Schedule BY TTTE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Eisenhower fired jback at his Democratic critics Monday accusing them of talking wicked nonsense and political jbunk in the presidential cam ipaign j Eisenhowers strongly worded address delivered in Cleveland I did not mention opponent Adlai jStevenson by name but he hit at Stevenson the farm issue cost of living labor and several other campaign topics Stevenson meanwhile disclosed plans for intensive campaigning next week in California with speeches set in half a dozen cities and other Far Western states The hardtraveling Democratic presidential nominee stopped off at his Washington headquarters Three More iowans Die in Accidents BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Three weekend deaths resulting from traffic accidents bdostet Iowas 1956 motor vehicle death toll to more than on this date a year ago Latest reported victims were Kent Moore 14 son of Mr and Mrs Wayne Moore of near Ter ril John T Shanahan 71 Dubuquc Robert Guhl 71 Fort Dodge Young Moore was killed late Sunday when the bicycle he was riding was struck by a car on a blacktop road about two miles north of Tcrri Deputy Sheriff Elmer Eckard of Dickinson County identified the driver of the car as Keith Duane Montgomery a Spencer taxi clriv Shanahan was fatally injured and his son Robert 21 was seri ously hurt about noon Sunday in a twocar crash on Highway 6 about six miles east of Iowa City The driver of the other car Robert Wenman 19 Iowa City old authorities the westbound Shanahan car struck the side of he eastbound Wenman auto and hen careened into a ditch Guhl died at a Fort Dodge hos pital Saturday of injuries suffer ed in a carpedestrian accident Friday night at a Fort Dodge rcsj dentiai intersection Merrill E Leffler 27 Fortj Dodge driver of the car said hej ivas unable to stop in time uhl stepped into the 40 8 Apologizes to Legion Body Harmony Restored INDIANAPOLIS 4 and 8 funmaking offshoot of th American Legion closed its an nual national convention Sundaj by electing Chester F Naumo wicz Silver Springs a chief officer and restoring har mony with the parent organiza tion Naumowicz was electee chief de chemin de fer suceed ing William A Schlup Chicago Earlier the 40 and 8 adopted resolution which in effect apolo gized to the legion for charging ast year that legion leaders tried 0 dictate to 40 and 8 officers how to run their organization The 40 and 8 never before held a separate convention from the egion Restoration or harmony between the groups apparently meant a joint convention in 1957 West Bend Tot Badly Burned WEST BENDConnie Strueck r 7 suffered severe burns over icr body Saturday as she was rying to prepare supper with the help of her sister Lynn 8 Connies dress was ignited eith r from the stove burner or when ome grease caught fire She suf ered second degree burns on 40 per cent of her body as well as ome first degree burns She ran outside to her father vho rolled her in a sandpile to Jut out the flames The child was n critical condition at Mercy Hospital Fort Dodge but has mproved slightly Sunday for a brief rest but planned to start touring Eastern states Tuesday Strongest Terms Eisenhower m the strongsfct terms he has used so far in the campaign told the Cleveland au dience Republicans have given the nation the kind of government that is a witness to a basic virtue in a morality public service and public In this he continued you cannot find those ugly marks of the past special favoritism cronyism and laxity in Hitting back at Stevensons criticisms of the cost of living Eisenhower said the men of the opposition know perfectly well hat one of the main reasons they vere thrown out of office four ago was their tolerance of he thievery of inflation Trucker Says He Murdered Omaha Coed LONG BEACH Calif officers say a truck driver walkec into the station and told them be believes he killed a University of Omaha coed last December but Nebraska sources reported they found discrepancies in his story Gerald Allen English who came here two months ago from Omaha was booked Sunday on uspicion of murder Detective Robert Hacker said English toldj lim he had been conscience He said the record shows that trtcken since the death of they have made the yn Nevins 20 on the universitymost successful fight to stop in ampus last Dec 10 j nations robbery of every pay No Sleep My nerves have been torment ng me I havent been able o Hacker quoted English There is something on my con cience I am convinced 1 am the Political Bunk Eisenhower said it is political bunk and wicked nonsense for Democrats to say Republicans nurderer U8ainst labor adding Hackersaid English gave himJhe record shows that organ his account lze kibor S Iarer m umbers and greater in strength today aft On the night Miss Ncvins was illed English offered a ride to girl standing on a corner but he refused His mind went blank lereafter but upon reading about er three years of Republican ad ministration than ever in our na tions Eisenhower also scheduled a nationwide radiotelevision ad NATIONAL POST Karl F Hass Clear Lake Sunday was named a national vice com mander of the 40 8 fun and service organization of the American Legion at the nation al convention at Indianapolis He is a past grand chef de gare state commander and a World War I veteran Hass attended the convention as a delegate from the Clear Lake voiture He w a s endorsed for the na tional office by the Grand Voiture of Iowa 10 i 8 TIRED AUTO SAN ANTONIO Tex MVSign n the rear of an obviously notso ew auto SHOT 1 Dead 12 Hurt in Explosion LONDON UP An explosion rocked tfie U S destroyer J P Pierce during gunnery practice off the French Mediter ranean coast today The Navy said one sailor was killed and 12 others were injured Headquarters of Hie U S Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean fleets said the blast shattered a 5lnch gon mount while its crew was firing on an aerial target sleeve in the Mediterranean off er death the next day he recalled l xr IT hearing two shots from a 32fe caliber pistol he always carried He threw the pistol into the t souri River t Further evidence of a stepped No Tri s IUP campaign came in a White In Omaha the Sunday that said an investigation disclosed H Wl a 48 somc contradictory antics in our flying trip m midOctober Englishs statement to the Lonsji Beach police The McMnkenj to reelect Eisenhower and control of Congress Presidential Press Secretary Transportation Co said its ords showed English made no I outoftown trips at the time of the slaying or immediately prior to it Omaha weather records showed it began to snow about 3 on Dec 10 whereas English had toldi James C Hagerty listed one ma jor address on the Western trip in Portland Ore Informal talks were planned for Minneapolis St ri T i 11 i and Tacoma Long Beach police it was snowing Deech early in the evening Stevenson rested did s o m writing and conferred with aides Sunday He planned to An Omaha hospital reported n Tr V tO nglish was admitted there as aify Tuesday speaking engagements there Newark and at Jersey City Good Progress Sen Estes Kefauver Steven running mate said he and En patient at on Dec 10 less than three hours after Miss Nevins was last seen alive The the French Riviera shore wrin Operations at Swift Co Resume After Strike Is Settled CHICAGO Swift Monday resumed operations fol lowing the settlement of a 10day strike of employes The big meat packing firm and two unions the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Work men and the United Packinghouse Workers reached agreement on a new threeyear contract Satur day The strike which idled 38 plants in 37 cities across the na tion was officially settled Sunday morning The new pact provides a gencr al wageincrease of 25 cents anj sity of Arizona professor Monday said he has found the worlds est living small aristlecone pines Calif Dr Edmund Schulman es timated they are years old coed had been slain by four 32 caliber bullets about 11 p m on Dec 9 Her body Mas found talked over the cam he nextmorning by a bakery Sunday and agree that the truck driver s looking fine and we jare making very good OLDEST LIVING THINGS Kefauver started off on an TUCSON Ariz Univeriother swing Monday a 13state coast to coast tour to last two weeks The first stop scheduled was Dallas Tex He completed a 15state mils tour Sunday In St Petersburg Sunday Vice President Nixon neared the end of a 32state tour of his own and announced plans to set out Oct 9 for another 000mile trip through 14 states He planned return visits to as California Nevada Colorado Michigan Minnesota Indiana New York Connecticut Ohio and Nixon said Re publicans face tough Nebraska Rhode Island and Del aware are firstvisit targets in salari ft SAME Btaak Ut means to 34 houu   

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