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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 13, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I O W A N S NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LX1II Associated Press and United Press Full Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 13 19M Tim Paper of Two Out No 3t Iowa Legislators Begin Jockeying for Positions of Leadership By CHARLES KROUSE DES MOINES elec tions are over but for legislators seeking positions of leadership in the 1957 Legislature particularly the House of Representatives there has been no let up in cam paigning It would be presumptious for such individuals to make public announcements for the posts be fore they are officially selected to represent their county or dis tricts But several put out feel ers some time ago to determine the lay of the land Called Conservative Legislative leaders have a great deal to say about the shape of legislation For one thing they name can be loaded for or against a certain proposition They preside over the daybyday sessions and plan strategy with floor leaders The Senate will be presided1 over by William S Nicholas Ma son City lieutenant governor from 194951 who was reelected to that post a week ago Nicholas is regarded as a conservative but not friendly toward all leaders of the present conservative wing of the Senate Since Sen DeVere Watson R Council Bluffs retired as presi dent pro tern that job appears wide open Sen Duane Dewell Republican floor leader Sen Alan Vest RSac named outstanding senator by newsmen covering the 1955 session Kendall Lynes and Sen X T Prentis RMount Ayr are all regarded as good possibilities Another Term As one senator said however Iyou dont campaign for that job They the other senators just comexand get Rep A C Hanson speaker of the 1955 house said Monday he would be receptive to another term as speaker I will not campaign for the job but if my friends place my name in nomination and a major ity of those in the house feel they want me to serve again I would consider it an Hanson said Rep Ernest Kosek RCedar Rapids and Rep Henry Stevens RJefferson both announced for the post this week 45 New Faces Rep Vern Lisle speaker pro tern last session is regarded as another strong possi bility Lisle lost out to Hanson by a small margin in the Repub lican prelegislative caucus two years ago The possibility of other candi dates joining the race is good since there will be 45 new and uncommitted faces in the house when it meets Jan 14 Rep Dewey Goode RBloom field may get a stiff challenge as floor leader Rep Clark McNeal Belmond one possibility is re garded as one of the most pol ished operators in the lower house but his appeal is not too widespread The two big issues in the nexfc session are expected to be taxes mainly the report of the Iowa Tax Study Committee and schools Reapportionment I i q u o rby thedrink and highway aid formu las should be bounced around again But on paper the compo sition of both houses does not in dicate any sweeping changes in any of those areas 11 Key Senators Briefed Morse Vows His Support WASHINGTON Morse DOre said Tuesday he is more optimistic than before a b o u i achieving a truly bipartisan for eign and that he intends to help in working it out Morse who has been critical o the Eisenhower administration 01 some foreign policy questions told newsmen of his more hopefu view after attending a secre briefing on the international situ ation He was one of 11 members o the Senate Foreign Relation Committee at the session with top administration officials The officials included Acting Secretary of State Hoover Allen W Dulles head of the Central In telligence Agency Arthur W Radford chairman of the Join Chiefs of Staff and Arthur S Flemming director of the Offic of Defense Mobilization Full Reliance Most committee members lei the session closemouthed Bu several of the Democrats said i appeared that the administratio placing Idll reliance on th United Nations to meet everj emergency situation now flarin up abroad That attitude reportedly woul extend even to meeting the situa tion that would arise if as on senator put it the Russians were to move or volun teers into Egypt But Sen Fulbright DArk said any such Soviet move should be met by U S military action He predicted President Eisenhower eventually would make it clear that use of Soviet forces in the Middle East could not go unchal lenged U S reliance on the United Na tions was further emphasized with reports that the administra tion has told Britain and France it opposes any meeting of the Big Three heads of government over the Suez crisis at this time Mur ray Snyder assistant White House press secretary told news men Monday there are no plans at the moment for such a con ference No Rubber Stamps Morse said that in the past he felt the Eisenhower administra tion wants a truly bipartisan for Democratic to cooper should not U N Truce Team Enters Canal Zone AP Wire photo COLLEGE DORM IN and flames billow from South Jones Hall at Williams Woods College Fulton as firemen and men students of nearby Westminster College pour water on an adjoining building Three buildings were de stroyed but no one was injured Damage was estimated at Coads Lead Increased to 207 Votes By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS With the official canvass pleted in 13 of the 15 eign policy and the Party has the duty He said Democrats be rubber stamps for the admin istration and should be allowed to give their ideas in advance rather than be told of decisions only after they are made But once he asserted behind it and thats what I in tend to Fulbright said in an interview the elections have left this coun try with an ment and a Fulbright said Eisenhower seemed to have gained strength from a foreign policy which the senator said is one in which they play it by ear from brink of war to brink as they call He said the policy shows range planning com counties in the 6th District the Rev Mer win Goad Boone Democrat held a 207 vote lead Tuesday in his congressional race against Rep James I Dolliver Fort Dodge Republican The tentative totals were Goad Dolliver The Kossuth County auditors office said it did not expect the canvass there to be completed until afternoon Recheck Ordered At Estherville where the Rev Mr Goad picked up 162 votes Monday in a recheck of votes in the big 2nd Ward election offi cials Tuesday ordered a recheck of the 1st and 3rd Wards All signs pointed toward Goads election as Iowas first Democrat ic congressman since 1940 Dolliver has said he will not decide on whether to ask a re count or whether to file a contest until the official canvass is an nounced by the State Canvassing Board Any contest would be de cided by the Elections Committee of the U S House of Represenla tives the policy is we should all get indecisive govern watery kind of bi a lack of long Davenport Girl Is Victim of Accident DAVENPORT MVEllen Botkin 16 daughter of Mr and Mrs Charles Botkin Davenport was killed and nine persons suffered minor injuries in a twocar crash late Monday night at a northeast Davenport intersection Miss Botkin was riding in a car driven by Sharon Johnson 17 also of Davenport which was in colli sion with one driven by Max Wilkerson of Davenport Two other girls were in the Johnson car the other five persons were in Wilkerson auto Final Figures The official canvass showec that in Boone Calhoun Crawford Greene Humboldt Palo Alto Pocahohtas Webster and Wrigh counties the final figures were th same as unofficial Associated totals which previously same Press showed a 38vote lead for Goad In Carroll County a clerica error in one township resulted in a loss of 7 votes by Coad I Hamilton County the official can vass added 20 votes to Coad total and 3 to Dollivers total Dolliver lost 1 vote on the can vass in Hancock County In Win nebago County Dolliver gained 10 votes and Coad gained 6 votes over the unofficial totals All About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and cooler late Tuesday night low around 32 Mostly cloudy and cooler Wednesday high 4649 owa Partly cloudy Tuesday night cooler northwest low 25 32 3240 southeast Partly cloudy considerably Wednesday cooler Minnesota Flurries colder Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Tuesday Maximum Monday 44 Minimum Monday night 28 At 8 Tuesday 40 YEAR AGO Maximum 44 Minimum 28 Summerfieid Has Throat Surgery No Cancer Found WASHINGTON UP Post master General Arthur E Sum merfieid underwent a successful throat operation Monday An official announcement is sued through the Post Office De partment here said the operation was successful and no malig nancy was The surgery was performed at the University of Michigan Hos pital Ann Arbor by Dr Albert Furstenburg The the op eration corrected a diverticulum of the Summerfieid will convalesce at the hospital his home at Flint for several weeks before returning to his Cabinet post in Washington the announce ment said Not NewMtorney General Soys DES MOINES A Erbe Iowas attorney generalelect told a joint session of the Iowa County Attorneys and Iowa Sheriffs here Tues day that he considers enforce ment of state liquor laws pri marily the job of local Erbe also said he wants to make it absolutely clear that he is not a In his address Erbe said This liquor situation has got ten to be a big and burning issue in Iowa I feel the attorney gen erals office has nothing to do with the direct enforcement of the liquor Erbe said that he had been questioned frequently during the political campaign about his views on liquor law enforcement and said I think some miscon ception arose as to my In an interview after his talk Erbe said he thought some per sons had the idea that he is a Any such impression is posi tively Erbe said Reds Veto Hungary Proposal Probe Not Warranted FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES UNITED NATIONS N The Communist Hungarian govern ments flat refusal to let ob servers inside the wartorn coun try posed new problems Tuesday for the dayold llth General As sembly Word of the Budapest regimes rejection of efforts to inves tigate Soviet tactics in crushing the satellites freedom bid cam as the 15nation SteeringCommit tee voted 112 Tuesday to plac the Hungarian problem on the agenda of the Assembly so it can follow up the action taken in the recent emergency Assembly Only the Soviet Union and Czechoslo vakia voted against the debate The Steering Committee recom mended unanimously that th Middle East problem be placei on the 79nation Assemblys agen da The Assembly itself was expect ed to act quickly to approve th committees recommendations Internal Affair Istvan Sebes acting foreigi minister of Hungarys Russian 0 D Former Judge Dies installed government notifiec Secretary General Dag Hammar skjold that the Hungarian situa tion was purely an internal af fair The sending of ob servers was not h declared Sebes said Soviet troops were sent into Hungary because hi government had asked for them He added that Hungarian authori ties were quite capable of makini their own decision on holdini elections i This rebuffed decisions by th emergency Assembly to ask Rus sia to pull hev troops out oE Hun gary and to call for free elections in the satellite AP Wirephoto PICKET sympathizers protesting recent Soviet actions in Hungary parade in front of the headquarters in New York The Hun garian problem was one of the first issues brought be fore the General Assembly which convened Monday AnfiSegregation Ruling Is Upheld WASHINGTON Supreme Court Tuesday upheld a deci sion holding unconstitutional Alabama and Montgomery laws District Judge 0 D Wheeier 95 who presided over the trial of the famed Villisca ax murder case in 1917 died at an Ornaha hospital Sunday Judge Wheeler had been in the hospital since Sept 21 He re tired as a judge Jan 1 1934 but then practiced law here for 10 years with his soninlaw the late Frank Northrup of Council Bluffs cars here Geimtz who worked out of Dows as front brakeman on the Rock Island Railroad was hurt Gruenther Named Red Cross Head WASHINGTON Alfred M Gruenther retiring Allied commander in Europe has been chosen as the next president of the American National Red Cross Gruenther will succeed Ells worth Bunker former diplomat who has headed the Red Cross since 1954 He is expected to take over about Jan 1 Gruenther 57 is to retire Nov 20 as supreme Allied commander in Europe He has held the com mand since 1953 Conviction of Triplett Is Affirmed by Court DES MOINES an The Iowa Supreme Court Tuesday affirmed the second degree murder convic tion and life sentence of Ernest Triplett 52 itinerant salesman in the Aug 31 1954 kidnapslay ing of Jimmy Bremmer 8year old Sioux City boy The high court held that a tape recorded confession given by Triplett while he was under treat ment at the Cherokee State Men tal Health Institute was properly taken and properly admitted as evidence in his trial Tfipletts attorney had argued that the confession was given Opposed Move The emergency Assembly COUNCIL BLUFFS overwhelming approval to proposals to place priority tags on both the Hungarian and Middle East crises in the regular session The nine Sovietbloc na tions voted against the move to debate Hungary The new Assembly is not anx ious to get embroiled in either crisis until the twoweek general debate period is over But dele gates want to make sure the tracks are cleared of procedural red tape in case either situation takes a grave turn requiring im mediate attention The opening day of the assem blys regular 1956 session Mon day was quiet compared with jwhat has gone by in the last two against the defendants will Thciweeks court disagreed with this viewj The assembly unanimously and said fact that a Prince Wan Waithayakon is held in custody for a long pcjof Thailand as its president and riod without charge does not of admitted to membership reorganization itself make a confession involunjco Sudan and Tunisia The new requiring racial segregation on buses The decision by a special three judge U S District Court in Montgomery was appealed by the citys Board of Commissioners by the Alabama Public Serv ice Commission Each filed sep arate appeals Tuesdays Supreme tion was unanimous The tribunal issued a brief or der which said the motion to afiNorway Denmark and Colombia Man Seriously Hurt Switching Railroad Cars DOWS A Spirit Lake brake man Robert Geinitz was in seri ous condition at Mercy Hospital Mason City after being injured Tuesday morning while switchinglater orders striking down race segregation in public parks and public golf links The special court had ruled that enforced segregation on Mont Arrival of Pol icemen1 Is Delayed Watch Over CeaseFire LONDON 12man team of U N observers moved into he Suez Canal Zone nomans land Tuesday to watch over tha ceasefire between FrenchBritish and Egyptian forces But the departure of the first U N police units for Egypt was postponed U N spokesmen said Jie reason was flight times and At the same time nowever a major dispute over Egypts terms for admission of the police force appeared to be developing Egypt consented to receive U N observers several days ago Her agreement to the police force was announced only Monday by U N Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold Reach Port Said The 12man observer team in cluding Norwegians Swedes Danes and Australians landed at Port Said in the BritishFrench occupied sector of the Canal Zone from a landing ship which had picked them up at Haifa They had been part of the U N corps of truce observers in Palestine The postponement of the police airlift until Wednesday was an nounced by U N spokesmen at Capodichino Italy where the ISOman vanguard of the interna tional army is waiting A spokesman for the Swiss Air line which is to transport the troops to Cairo said the Swiss pilots wanted to make a daylight reconnaissance of Cairos Inter national Airport before attempt ing landings A U N spokesman explained also that it would have been a race Tuesday to land the first troops in Cairo before 6 p when the airport is closed for jthe night acreasons for military security 5 Conditions Young fully armed soldiers of firm is granted and the judgment is The order cited the Supreme Courts 1954 decision in the public school segregation cases and two as the train jerked while switchlgomery buses violates the Fed ing A car passed over Constitutions guarantees of legs His doctor said he had frac tures of both legs and one arm but was doing reasonably well His wife and two children live at Spirit Lake SCHOOL DISTRICTS HALVED due process and equal protection of law In their appeal the city com missioners contended the special court lacked authority to act They argued it should have dis missed the complaint in the case WASHINGTON number filed on behaLf N e g r 0 bus the advance units of a force that may eventually total men had been expected to enter Egypt Tuesday to take up their duties of enforcing Middle East peace and watching over withdrawal of British French and Israeli forces Hammarskjolds announcement that the Egyptians had agreed to admit the U N police was followed up Monday night by Egypts M i 1 e East News Agency with a report of five con ditions to which it said the sec retary general had agreed There was no immediate offi cial comment from Britain oa these conditions but the British press labeled them i Lll Lt IJ LL VJ1 A M 1 Or school districts in the United riders or at ieast should of the British papers said States has been reduced by moreistayecj aclion pending disposition than half since 1942 according a simuar 3Uit filed by Negroes the Census Bureau The rejin Alabama state courts the Egyptian dictator was act ing as if he had won the twoday I battle in which British and tary The high court said there was evidence that Triplett preferred to stay in custody he re fused legal aid The high courts opinion also said that Tripletts admission that he used the drug marijuana and that he had committed morals of fenses was properly admitted as evidence to establish a motive for the boys death admissions brought the roll to 79 nations NO FOUL PLAY DES MOINES nary investigation indicated Mon day no foul play in the death of Robert Commander 11 Des Moines boy killed in a fire at his home State Fire Marshal Ed Hcrron said school districts SAME duction followed consolidation of Tne State Commission appealjFrench forces seizea the north of said this special court should not ern third ofthe Suez Canal have ruled on the Alabama Bus The five conditions listed by Segregation Law the Egyptian News Agency were The evidence is that the international police this appeal said that the comwould have no duties in mission has never attempted or threatened to enforce the statutes and ordinances relating to segre gation of races on buses operated by Montgomery City Lines Negroes in Montgomery have conducted a lengthy boycott of buses as a protest against stale and city segregation laws Canal Zone area after the with drawal troops of British that their and French work would then be confined to the 1949 ar mistice line between Israel tad Egypt that Egypt would deter mine what nationals serve on force where it will be stationed and how long it may May 1   

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