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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 18, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for OM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS PTMC United Press HOI LCIM GREATER MASON CITY DAYS Thursday Friday and Saturday a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER II Paper CouUU ol Two SecttoutSectioo Mo I President to Push School Program Cadillac Cabinet Attacked Stevenson in Strategy Shift WITH STEVENSON IN OHIO E Stevenson attacked the Eisenhower administration Thursday as a single interest government he must be ousted by election of the Demo The Democratic presidential nominee thus wrapped up a new attack on President Eisenhower in the same package with his own obvious shift in campaign tactics Stevenson said in a speech in Akron Ohio that Eisenhower has a Cadillac Cabinet that fears nothing as much as He added that the people will carry forward again when the present Cabinet is back in General Motors next If Eisenhower didnt want his administration called a big business single interest govern ment why did he ever join the Republican party Stevenson de manded Fresh Attack This fresh attack on what he called the creeping complacen cy of the Republicans fitted in deeply with Stevensons new tac tics which developed in a whistlestop swing through Mich igan Wednesday This strategy was his own aspirations under a strong appeal for Demo likda to victofcy in Significantly Stevenson toldSn audience which did not fill a 6i20pseat auditorium in Flint Wednesday night I sub mit to you that the times call for the election of the Democratic Earlier he had told a small trainside audience in Saginaw that perhaps no president in history had enjoyed the popu larity he said Eisenhower had held in four years With a trace of exasperation in he said Certainly no administration in history has en joyed such immunity from criti cism as Eisenhowers Verbal Blast TheHi in the manner of former President Harry S Trumans now traditional Democratic give em hell tactics of 1948 Stevenson cut loose in Flint with a slashing attack on Vice President Nixon andformer Gov Thomas E Dew ey of New York Dewey drew about more persons in the same hall the pre vious night with an attack on Stevensons proposal to move to ward the ending of hydrogen bomb tests Stevenson dismissed Dewey with the observation that dis courtesy epithet and abuse from him are no Stevenson prefaced his on slaught against Nixon with the observation that any president might be prevented by higher serving his full Then he said Nixons political trademark is a Many Masks He depicted the vice president as a man of many ask ing Who can say they have seen his real face He accused Nixon of upsetting American relations with India He said the vice president had been rash and inexperienced in saying two years ago that the United States might have to send troops into Indochina In that connection he said We cannot have in high places men who talk out of both sides of their mouth who talk loosely and irresponsibly in foreign countries men who talk too much when they would do better to keep their mouths shut and their eyes and A U IT1 A T A T A CIYT rtj Wivephoto T J CLASH Stevenson and Kefauver Ackers in Providence R scuffle with Eisenhower and Nixon supporters Thursday shortly before the Vice President delivered an earlymorning speech wvhen the Republican group tried to run off the Democratic representatives who placards and banners The situation settled itself however when Luzerne Man Killed When Car Overturns BLAIRSTOWN JVMcrven R 00 Luzerne was killed Wednesday when his car ran road miics west of Marine Hero Fights Major Loses Stripes P ARRIS ISLAND S C A Marine whose heroic fighting in Korea won a Congressional Medal of Honor lost his stripes Wednes day for a drunken armed scuffle with a superior officer Alfred Lee McLaughlin 28 Leeds holder of the na ions highest award for bravery under fire personally presented jy President Eisenhower was tried by a fourmember court martial board The board fined McLaughlin sentenced him to three months of hard labor and reduced him to private as a re sult of an unpublicized incident ast March 26 while he was sta ioned with a reserve unit at Rome Ga The Marine Corps did not re veal details of the trial but police at Rome said McLaughlin threat ened and fought with Maj Henry Dhecklou former commanding of icer of McLaughlins rifle com pany Rome sources said McLaughlin credited with killing 150 enemy soldiers and wounding 50 at Bunker Hill in Korea went to the majors home armed and drunk and fought with the officer in the yard They rolled on the ground until Ihecklou was able to disarm the sergeant police said Civilian au horities picked up McLaughlin at he scene Checklou stationed since last June at the Cherry Point N Marine Corps base told a reporter who contacted him there Wednes day night that he had not been authorized to discuss the incident He refused to comment The Weather Mason City Clear to partly cloudy and mild through Fri day High Friday 7678 Low Thursday night 4750 Iowa Mostly fair and mild through Friday Low Thursday night Minnesota Partly cloudy warm GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Thursday Maximum Wednesday 78 Minimum Wednesday night 47 At 8 Thursday 56 YEAR AGO Maximum 51 Minimum 29 Sonic Booms Prove Librarys Downfall MOJAVE Calif Officials have closed Mojaves public li brary blaming sonic booms from jet aircraft for damaging the building so badly it will have to be razed Public Works Director Chester James urged an investigation to determine whose planes caused the damage The desert town of Mojave has a Marine air base at its outskirts Edwards Air Force Base 10 miles southeast and a naval ordinance test turn 35 miles north About 14 Persons Burned in Plant Explosion KENOSHA Wis WVFourteen persons were burned six seri ously Thursday in an explosion and fire in the motor testing de partment at the American Motors automobile assem bly plant Plant engineering per sonnel investigated the explosion and attributed it to a broken natural gas pipe and fire in an electrical switch AP Wirephoto A PREDICAMENT Mary Cody 3 Kansas City re laxes mournfully while police Sgt Richard Hopper goes about the task of releasing her from her distressing predicament She pushed bead through the opening of the chair and then couldnt get it out She did such a good job of it that the officer finally had to use a hack taw to her un in Big Welcome to Kefauver JOPLIN Mo Sen Estes Kefauver said Thursday the Eisenhower price support plan for big banking interests costs the overnment more in one year than farm price supports cost in 20 years of Democratic admini stration Crisscrossing drought plagued western Missouri and Kansas in bid for the farm vote the Democratic vice presidential can didate whacked away at Eisen hower administration farm poli cies He came from Springfield where he was accorded a roar ing reception Wednesday night by a partisan audience filling all seats in the Shrine Auditor ium It was one of the most im pressive demonstrations thus far given Kefauver Springfield ob servers said it was on a par with that tendered Vice President Nix on in Springfield three weeks ago They described it as the biggest Democratic turnout in this norm ally Republican district in many years In a speech delivered at a mid day rally in Joplin he asserted As soon as President Eisen hower got into office he started to force farm prices down and to push interest payments up The result of the price support plan for the big banking interests is that we taxpayers have to pay much higher interest charges on the federal debt The cost of interest to the fed eral government has increased to a year more than it was in 1952 The added cost of interest amounts to more every year than farm price supports cost in all 20 years under Democratic IN MISSOURI Mason Cify Native Victim of Gunman FROM OUR WISE SERVICES ST JOSEPH Mo An un identified gunman shot and killed Richard Skram 20 a re porter for the St Joseph Ga zette early Thursday as Skram sat in a parked car with a wo man employe of the newspaper Skram was a native of Mason City Iowa Miss Sandra Petrie Gazette business office employe told po lice the unmasked gunman walked up close to the car said nothing and fired a rifle twice through the windshield No Motive No motive was established Arthur V Burrows editor of the Gazette and NewsPress said police see no connection between the homicide and the fact he Skram was a news paper reporter Skram has cov ered no controversial stories but was on the library YMCA and Chamber of Commerce The shooting took place near a lake within the city limits Miss Petrie said that the first thing she knew there was an explosion and she thought the radio had blown The first shot shattered the windshield but missed both oc cupants 10 Feet Away The woman was quoted as saying that the couple saw a man standing about 10 feet away and Skram asked Whats going oh The man fired a second time the bullet striking Skrani in the left cheek cburs ing downward and emerging Adlai Is Target of Salvo Coast Tour Continued TACOMA Wash President lisenhower pledged Thursday to vork for a schoolbuilding pro ram geared to this atomic He did so after accusing Adlai Stevenson of telling the American people political Cables in the campaign In a speech delivered at a Cit zens for Eisenhower rally at the ollege of Puget Sound the Pres dent said he would not go into reasons why there was no action on his fiveyear school program at the last session of the Demo iraticcontrolled 84th Congress But he promised I shall again call upon the Congress to act at the beginning of the next session I shall sup port this request with all the force at my Bill Killed The House last July 5 killed a bill that would have authorized in federal aid to the states for school construction It did so after adopting an amend ment that would have denied money to areas which did not comply with the Supreme Courts decision outlawing segregation of Negro and white pupils Eisenhower called it essential that Americas youtlji he to be skilled and it able to gra r levers turn the giant wheels of aH then off who lived with his Mr and Mrs Jo seph E Skram worked on the TurkishAmerican News in An kara while his family was in Turkey recently Skram one of 11 children born in Mason City in 1936 and attended schools here until he was 8 In recent years he was a frequent visitor at the home of his grandmothers Mrs A S Knapp 622 N Federal and Mrs Tilda Skram 1306 President and an uncle and aunt Mr and Mrs Shir ley Skram 132 9th Skrams father a former em ploye at Jacob E Decker Sons now is office manager at the Seitz Packing St Jo seph Young Skram had just com pleted his sophomore year at Washburn College T o p e k a Kan He was planning to finish his education after gaining ad ditional experience on the St Joseph newspaper Adlai Would Be Sitting Nixon Warns ENROUTE WITH NIXON UP President Richard M Nix on said Thursday Adlai E Stev enson would be a sitting duck for men like Khrushchev and Bui Nixon launching a strenuous days motorcade to New York after only four hours sleep told a crowd of about in Provi dence R that the Democratic nominee lacked President Eisen howers background and experi ence to deal with Soviet leaders He struck at Stevensons pro posal to go anywhere to seek agreement on ending hydrogen bomb tests Nixon set out on a jaunt of about 200 miles to New York with stops scheduled in four Con necticut cities Nixon drew size able crowds at two roadside stops in the Italian section of Provi dence Trucker Is Victim of Des Moines Crash DBS MOINES R Bowers 39 an Omaha transport truck driver was killed Wednes day night in a highway accident on U S 6 west of here Bowers was fatally crushed un der pounds of freight when his trailertruck was forced off the road and jackknifed into a ditch He was a driver for Prucka Transit Omaha READY FOR SCHOOL AGAIN Mary 46yearold former school teacher and her daughter Mary 7 are shown in their California farm home Thursday after the mother spent two hours in jail for refusing to send the child to a public school The mother was tutoring the girl herself contending that schools just made trained seals out of children However she agreed to send the girl back to classes Monday many of its colossal The President in the third day of a West Coast voteseeking tour spoke after spending the night in suburbanTacoma It was in an address Wednes day night in nearby Seattle that te charged that Stevenson the democratic presidential nominee las been telling the voters poli ical fables instead of dealing with the world of Backs Policy merica ns German Share Nobel Prize Medicine jointly Thursday for evolving a simple method of charting the interior of the hu man heart The winners are Drs Andre F Cournand 61 and Dickinson W Richards 61 both of Columbia Wildly cheered by his audience here Eisenhower blasted harder han ever at his opponent He stood by his policy of avoiding mention of Stevenson by name but there was no doubt about the arget The President referred to his rival at one point as the oppo sition one of his most direct allusions since the start of STOCKHOLM Sweden Americans and a German were awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize in University in New Werner Forssmann York and 52 of Bad he campaign Defending the record own administration of his on many ronts after saying American workers are more prosperous and secure than ever in he accused the Democrats of re sorting to what he termed de vices of the half truth the lit and run statement the big straddle the rubber Eisenhower was introduced by Republican Gov Arthur B Lang ie who has a hard fight on his lands in running for the U S Senate against Democratic Sen Warren Magnuson The President Jut in a strong plug for Langlie erming him my good friend of great personal The beaming President speak ng over a statewide television and radio network had difficulty quieting his Seattle audience so Kreuznach West Germany The Caroline Institute of Medi cine and Physiology which makes the awards under the will of the late inventor of dynamite Alfred Nobel said in its citation the prize was given in recognition of the introduction of heart catheteriza tion and discoveries made there For their contribution to the fight against heart disease the three scientists will divide Nobel Prize money totaling The story of the award t back to a 1929 experiment award dates cludin ixperiment byi Yorks Forssmann then a Berlin urolo gist curious about the functions of the heart Forssmann sat down one night behind an Xray screen mirror and pushed a uretary flexible tubular instrument which is introduced into canals or pas sages of the the crook of his arm into his heart Forssmanns colleagues warned him to stop what they regarded as a suicidal exploit He did so only after repeating the experi ment to show it could be done fatal results That was the beginning of what Swedish experts describe as the indispensable technique to obtain true and precise answers to what goes on inside the human heart and circulatory More than a decade later Forss manns idea was refined by a New York Columbia University headed by Dr Cournand and in Dr Richards at s Bellevue Hospital New BABSONPOLL SHOWS Ike Clings to Narrow Lead WASHINGTON group of states now lean tionwide Babsonpoll which hasiing to Eisenhower is made up predicted election results with uniof Arizona Connecticut Florida usual precision since its origin in he could start his speech He this week shows President ceived a tremendous ovation and smiled broadly as the crowd chanted We want I want you he Eisenhower still maintaining a r narrow po ularvote margin over show two probable Illinois Iowa Minnesota New Jersey and Oregon Latest Babsonpoll tabulations Adlai Stevenson Excluding the vote Your welcome reminds me how i minor candidates and dividing m Sente seats New York and for other Two other races which last well Ive been feeling some time now Iowa Baptists Pick Edds as President COUNCIL BLUFFS Dr George T Edds Fort Dodge was elected Thursday as new president of the Iowa Baptist Convention He succeeds Howard L Roach Plainfield The closing session also chose Fort Dodge for the 1957 meeting place adopted resolutions and chose other elec tive officers F t HOMECOMING QUEEN FAIRFIELD Iowa Diane Graham Smith 21 a junior rom Fairfield was crowned lomecoming Queen Thursday be fore a student convocation at Parsons College the unusually small vote equally between the two ma jor contenders the Babsonpoll in dicates that the popular vote week appeared likely to result in turnovers Connecticut and Ken tucky have now shifted into tossup Other senatorial contests in right now would look like this which extremely close results are Eisenhower per cent Stevinow indicated are those in llli enson per cent nois Maryland Nevada Oregon SAME DATEWS4M BUck pill tl I Electoral Votes j Pennsylvania Utah and West Such a division would give scnhower a popular plurality of ComfortabU Lead to 2 million In 1952 his phir In all other races for seats in ality was over million ithc upper house the inoumbent In probable electoral votes thejparty holds a comfortable lead The ypting jygjyj m HQUSe tests is announced for the time in this weeks Babsonpoll port With its national survey per cent complete the drawn by Babson is that it is most unlikely that the GOP will be able to recaptura control of the House President shows a more comfort able to 190 with 16 votes in the tossup zone However if Stevenson should gain enough in the closing weeks of the campaign to capture the lead in those states which Ike now holds by a very slim margin Stevenson could conceivably pick up 92 electoral votes and win ton by aitotal of 282 to 233   

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