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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 9, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home CITY GLOBEG THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXlli Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY FEBRUARY 9 1957 This Paper Consists of Two Ona No 105 ture s P Ahead f N Boy Held for Murde The World Around Us Chou Enlai Pays Visit to Pakistan Earl Hal Number 72 EDITORS NOTEThis is one of a series of daily reports by our editor on a 40000mite trip by air around the world How people live and how they feel toward America are more em phasized by Mr Halt than scenic features By W EARL HALL Pakistan Chinas squatty little foreign minister Chou Enlai finally caught up with me Or maybe it wasa case me catching up with him At any rate I was at the Karachi air port this after noon when a Lockheed Con stellation bear ing him and his party settled down and Chou stepped out ol the plane for a well planned welcome A very considerable part of the crowd and certainly its most vo cal section consisted of school children They had been d i s misscd for the day by order of the commissioner of education All were in white uniforms Some were equipped with Pakistan flags green and white with crescent and others car ried Red Chinas colors onelarge star four small ones on a field of red Pakistani soldiers armed only with a bamboo pole metal tipped at both ends lined the highway from town to airport More of them kept the crowd around the Chou EnLai plane at a safe dis tance in a large hollow square while the formal welcoming cere monies took place Amplification was not too good Short Talk Prime Minister H S Suhra wardys part was short and sweet He spoke in an English suggestive of Cambridge where he was edu cated The visiting dignitary spoke in piping voice in his na tive tongue An interpreter went HORTHY Nicho las Horthy 88 former regent of Hungary died Saturday in Portugal Horthy who took over in 1920 as the regent in a king dom without a king led Hun gary into the axis of Nazi Ger manyFascist Italy Imperial Japan in 1940 the first small nation to join In 1944 he was overthrown by the Germans Lower Price Supports on Eight Crops WASHINGTON if Secretary f Agriculture Benson Saturday announced 1 o w e r governmen price supports for a broad range f agricultural products Supports were lowered in rela ion to last years levels on cot on oats barley rye sorghum grain soybeans flaxseed and cot onseed Present rates were con inued for dairy products All the rates were below aver ge prices farmers received for hese products in midJanuary Average Price The new rates last years afes and the average price pro iucers received in midJanuary to work on graph it after each para For most of thc crowd it was a case of two unintelligible lan guages one Chinese the other English But every once in a while the word Pakistan through and there would would come be polite round of applause Chous garb was clerical in the Dr Sun Yat Sen tradition Shiny U S Car Chous transportation down town where he is a guest in the Presidents home during his 10 day stay here was another prod uct of wicked capitalism a shiny Cadillac I saw him from a dis tance of perhaps 15 feet If he was unhappy about his mode of con veyance it didnt show up in his espccitvely included cents a bushel for face The taxi my colleague and I had wait for us at the airport fell into the procession right be hind the VIP vehicles Crowds still lined the street Im sure I got mistaken for an ambassador or something I turned on all the dignity at my command The Chinese foreign ministers visit here has excited some direct talk in the Karachi p r e s s Dawn largest and most im portant English language paper in Pakistan chidcd him a bit for his record of friendliness toward Indias Nehru Burning Issue The burning issue in Pakistan at the moment is Kashmir From the Pakistan point of view that province is being held in bond age by the Nehru government In he Dawn editorial Chou En Lai was urged to usc his good offices for bringing about a justj settlement of the issue in UN While rejecting the totalitarian philosophy enunciated by Chou the Pakistan government v a s among the first to recognize its existence and insist on opening U N to Red China membership U S comes in for some pointed grade No 3 compared with 65 cents last year and the grower average price of 75 cents cents a bushel for grade No 2 or better compared with last year and a mid January market average of a bushel for grade No 2 or better compared with SI27 last year and the midJan uary average of Si22 Sorghum a hun dred pounds for grade No 2 or better compared with SI97 last year and the January producer price average of Soybean Rates a bushel com pared with S215 last year and S231 for the midJanuary price average a bushel com pared with S309 last year and S304 in the midJanuary market average The new rates take effect on this years crops Thc dairy sup ports will be for a 12month pej iiod beginning April l The corn rate will depend on the outcome of proposed legisla tion to set up a new corn produc tion control program Kills Friend During Game of Roulette Richard Castel 15 Davenport Booked DAVENPORT 15yeai old youth shot and killed a 1 yearold companion Friday nigl in a modified version of Russia roulette and was charged wit first degree murder Police said Richard Castel so of Mrs Geraldine Castel kille Gene Paul Wellendorf son of Mi and Mrs Arthur Wellendorf dur ing a drinking bout at the Caste home Castel put a single bullet in nineshot 22 revolver and twirle the cylinder police said Pointed at Friend I put the gun to my hea first police quoted Castel a saying It didnt go off I pointei it at Gene who was sitting on th couch and the bullet hit him The bullet tore into Wellendorf chest just above his heart doc tors reported Castel said hi friend had been lying on a couch about 10 feet away when he squeezed thc trigger Id heard about the gam omeplace and thought Id try it astel said afterwards Russiar roulette is played by placing one aullet in the cylinder of a gun and iwJrling it Each player pulls the Digger without knowing the bul lets position in the cylinder Mrs Castel Booked Mrs CasteJ 38 a Davenpor avern employe later was booked for intoxication by police afte officers said she returned to tht station and asked to see her son ihe had collapsed at the police station about an hour earliei when she first came to visit the youth Mrs Castel said her son had jeen given the gun by his grand ather She said thc boys both high school students were r close friends Police said they later learned hat three other teenagers were n the house One was in the liv ng room and witnessed the shoot ng they said and the other two vere in another room Castel was arraigned Saturday lefore Police Magistrate Edmund arroll and held without bond for preliminary hearing next Friday olice said the boys bought beer t two taverns before the shoot ig and the Scott County district ttorneys office filed charges of elling to minors against two bar enders Saturday Veterans Disability Payment Boost Asked MASON CITY B EI ott Mason City Iowa com nander of thc Disabled American Veterans said Saturday that Iowas congressional delegation has been asked to support a bill to raise disability compensation to meet higher living costs editorial crilicism path for blocking Senate Ready to Act on New Postmasters WASHINGTON iffi The Senate Saturday had before it for con firmation 20 postmaster nomina tions for Iowa Included in the FIGHT PROMISED New BUI SCENE OF THEFT Police Captain Ralph Schiffman left and officer Joe Cool man examine the debris of cheeks and papers left by thieve whotookonlV trom the open safe at Plumb Supply Inc 2417 S Federal The inner door the iloor was pried open with tools belonging to the company and left a the sec on scene ers Make Off With 7 in 3 Breakins Here Police Saturday termed two afe cracking jobs in Mason City the work of experts A total if S557 was taken Thefts w e r e discovered at lurnb Supply Inc 2417 S Fed ral and thc Mason City Imple nent Co 1004 S Federal An Idfashioned safe at the Cerro jordo Implement Co 15 10th S W apparently discouraged the thieves who did not attempt to open it At the Plumb Supply Co the thieves gained entry through a door at the rear of the building broke into an inner office which housed the safe and took it into the warehouse section before opening it Immediate Phone Call Measure Unnecessary Law Agencies Declare By KEN MILLER GlobeGazette Staff Writer I always thought it was onstitutional right I dont see hy they want a state law which ays the same thing The remark by Sheriff Gerald lien was typical of those made local enforcement agents Fri bill intro Fouse Thc ay in reference to uced in the Iowa list was Duanc A Yeakcl wha Kana W ire photo NEWTEETHColo the 7week old Columbus Ohio zoo gorilla the first ever born in captivity shows off her two new teeth Colo who now weighs 5 pounds still is in an incubator where she has been kept since her birth Dec 22 rAll About The Weather Mason City cloudy change through Cloudy to partly little temperature Sunday Low Saturday night 2832 High Sun day 4247 Iowa Mostly cloudy through Sunday Light rain or drizzle Saturday night and east Sun day Little temperature change Low Saturday night 3240 Minnesota Cloudy little colder GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum Friday 15 Minimum Friday nigh 32 At 8 a m Saturday 33 Precipitation Trace YEAR AGO Maximum 34 Minimum i 11 submitted by Rep John Duf DDubuque would require officers to allow an arrcsled per son to make an immediate tele phone call to an attorney or other person on arrival at the place of imprisonment Let Fighters Go City and county law enforce ment agents expressed amaze ment that such a bill should be considered necessary and won dered if the sweeping language said State law requires us lo hold persons who are intoxicated for four hours or until sober Its just one of the cases where per mitting a man indiscriminate ly to make 4 am phone calls to attorneys while unable to talk co herently would he ridiculous Whenever a man is charged he is permitted to use the telephone As a matter of fact that rule is a must in this department Enforcement agents often hold The safe was broken by method police called peeling that is the doors were pried open from the top and sides The thieves used three chisels three crowbars a large screw driver and a hammer to pry off doors All of the tools were at the scene and ail were property of the company The theft was discovered purchasing agent Al Salz the left thc by at about a m About in cash was reported taken Other contents of the safe including a number of checks were littered about thc floor A detonating capsule on the inner door of the safe tailed to go off Cabinet Moved A file cabinet was moved into position to give the appearance of the side of thc safe to offi cers who customarily check the luilding from the outside At the Mason City Implement o the thieves hooked a chain nillcy arrangement to the door of the safe which is housed in a jrick walled room The door was Direct Slap at Labor DES MOINES Organ ized labor vowed Saturday it would wage an allout fight against a bill introduced in the Iowa Legislature to prohibit labor unions and officials from contributing to political cam paigns Iowa AFLCIO President Ray Mills termed thc bill a direct slap at organized labor and added you can bet well fight it all the way The politically explosive bill introduced in the House Friday by Rep Clark McNeal RBei mond and six other House members shaped up as the hot test labormanagement issue of the 1957 session Similar measures have touched off hot debates in other slates The issue split the Wis consin Legislature into two hos tile factions before it was en acted into law two years ago The Iowa measure carried considerable political import McNeal thc chief sponsor of the bill and chairman of thc House Labor Committee is re garded by many as a likely Re publican candidate for governor in Gov llerschel C Loveless the execu first Democratic chief tive of thc stale in 20 years declined to comment oil the measure But a gubernatorial veto of the measure if it is ap proved by the Legislature was considered a definite possibil ity Two members of the House both union officials are ex pected to give strong opposition to the bill They are Rep An drew Frommelt DDubuque and Rep Jack McCoy D Ice Breaks Two Drown at Okoboji SPIRIT LAKE Two men drowned and three others nar rowly escaped a similar fate Fri day night when two cars broke through the ice on West Okoboji of the drowning victims hen pulled other theft off and as checks and in the pa pers an individual for investigation without placing a charge Many vere strewn around as the bur glars concentrated on taking ake One Terry Thompson 55 Lake Park and a companion had sought to rescue the three men whose car went down first in the icy water His body was recovered Thc body of the other victim Joe Burlcy 60 Hartley was re covered Saturday The body was still in the submerged car when the vehicle was brought to the surface by winch and cable Ice Cracked Burley Charles Laiu 59 and Henry Peterson 63 all of Hart rmal Nicholas Praises Solons Nearly 500 Bills Filed By DWIGHT McCORMACK DES MOINES is the Legislature doing now that tha session is four weeks old Better than in 1955 and ahead of normal say the presiding offi cers oe the Senate and House Lt Gov W II Nicholas presi dent of the Senate said Saturday U is my considered opinion that he Senate is two weeks ahead of last session on the progress of bills Speaker of the House W L Mooly commented Some people say wo are ahead of former ses sions I think are moving along as rapidly as could be ex pected Fine Group Nicholas Mason City Republi can added I dont believe I ever saw as fine a group of legislators as we have here Much of thc work they are doing isnt thc kind that reaches the newspapers but it is there and must be done Mooty Republican from Grun dy Center continued I think thc tax revenue bills are faring quite well We havent reached the real business of fix ing appropriations and determin ing where the money wilf come from to pay them That normally comes along later in the session than this Turning to the record it shows two bills have been sent o the governor for his signature One would reduce the maximum work week of firemen in cities of more than 10000 population from 84 to 68 hours The other has to do with notice of appraisement in inheri tance tax cases 3 Measures Killed Three Iowa Tax Study Commit lee measures have been killed The Senate defeated two propos ing lo abolish thc residence re quirement for appointment of county and city assessors The House killed the other to permit municipalities to levy sales and use taxes A total of 2ti7 bills has been in roduced in the House and 224 in the Senate Quite a number of hfm are companion measures 3ul the total already is more than thc Legislature usually enacts in a single session from a grand total of about a thousand biUs The House has passed 31 bills and the Senate 17 Included in the Senate list are seven of the tax study measures The House has approved six of the committee bills Among the bills scheduled to come lip early next week in the Senate are those to Provide a vii wi LVJ Aiijvivit el ley were driving toward shore new standard state aid to J wxcf f 11 i m r i i i i across the lake ice after having been fishing schools give more supplemental state aid to deserving school dis times this is necessary to de termine the validity of evidence which is given by citizens who request the detention It is a common practice in all depart ments when the question of whether an arrest should be made is uncertain Public Protection For example shortly after the safe was unsuccessful At the Cerro Gordo of the measure also would apply am Friday a man to persons who were being inwindow pecking with a pnir oftdnwur va vestigated binoculars Since the behavior About 300 feef off Jones Beachjtricts set up procedure for recall the ice beneath heir car started Previous Attempt Failed crack Peterson An attempt was made to open the safe two months ago At that time several pieces of paneling were torn from the side of the door and the dial was broken off The attempt to open the door of scrambled out but Burley appar ently was trapped behind he wheel of the car as it slowly sank Heard Shouts Thompson and Walter Kreiseljcicie of council men in citymanager cities and create a liquor study committee Awaiting action in the House Monday is a bill to designate new crime as negligent homi ifirif and apply it to deaths on 46 Lake Park heard the two I the highway where there on was jimmied A desk was broken open hut an K thats the case Alien said although reported tha nothing it will probably iiave the effect of making law enforcement agents arrest the easy ones and let the fighters go Both city police and deputy sheriffs have strict instructions to permit a person who has been charged with a crime to make lot one but as many telephone alls as are necessary before he s locked up Rule is a Must Conforming to such stitute grounds for a charge he was released at am Had police while investigating the complaint found more serious complaints he might have been charged He then would be per mitted to make phone calls T dont believe our legislators conwas taken Police believed thc jobs to be the work of the same thieves will pass such a Chief Ri sachcr said They are citizens and as such are aware that thc I public asks us to carry on many would frequently deprive the in dividual of his rights Allen said Many times thc first at tempt to get an attorney is not successful If we allowed only the one call then the man might still wind up without counsel and his family would still not be noti a law investigations during the year If ficd Police Chief Leo F Risachcr the measure applied to interro gations then the public would not be getting thc protection it has a right to expect Frederick B Shaffer a justice of thc peace said I always as urc a man when he is brought before me that he has a right to procure counsel before making any type of plea V I Lisbon Man Dies in CarTruck Collision CEDAR RAPIDS M Tvrdik 38 Lisbon was killed early Saturday when his car plowed into the rear of a halted semitrailer truck on fogshrouded US 30 ahuul 5 miles east of here Thc car rammed into the rear of the truck just as thc driver Harold Litty DcWitt was getting out to place a signal flare on the highway The truck was the last of several which had stopped near the Cedar River bridge while an other truck milled a car from the Lsoggy shoulder of the highway mens shouts and drove out ice in Thompsons car to af a rescue but found their auto sinking into the Jake They jumped from the car into the water Kreisel clung to a piece of ice until rescuers arrived Thc survivors suffering shock and exposure were brought to a hospital here was HURLS CHALLENGE UP evidence of wilful or wanton dis regard for the safety of others Drizzle Expected to Continue in Iowa on Weekend Thundershowers were reported at some points in eastern Iowa challenge to Nebraska Friday to match Iowas contributions to the Heart Fund H cate Heaviest UlC rcst tfle rainfall reported liaffio death in past was 75 of an inch at Davenport Dubuque reported 21 of an inch while Cedar Rapid and Ottumwa had 15 of an inch of moisture The Weather Bureau predicted drizzle or light rain would con tinne through Sunday Thc fog was expected to lift in western Iowa during the clay Saturday but more rain or drizzle was pre dicted forthat section Saturday night Temperatures over the week end were expected to be a few degrees warnjer than on   

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