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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 1, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T HI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI1I AMoeUU4 end United Full Wiru Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 1 1957 CoiuUli trt Two OM No 141 The World Around Us Electricity Replacing Windmills Number 115 EDITORS NOTE This is of series of daily reports by our editor en a trip by air around the world By W EARL HALL AMSTERDAM HOLLAND The Netherlands you expect and the Netherlands you find are two things quite different You are looking for windmills wood en shoes and dikes all over the place and you dont find them for good and sufficient reason They are not here Instead of windmills you find electricity doing the work they once did Windmills were in ac tual use only 65 days a year be cause Hollanc windy isnt a country Elec Approve JCAid Hike Bill 9010 Vote in House trie energy is far more de pendable There may be wooden shoes in the remote sections but here in Am W EARL HALL sterdam they are strictly for tourists Insleac you find the modern store win dows loaded with leather shoes as stylish as any on Fifth Ave nue and priced right The Dutch are a little about Hans Brinker and the Sil ver Skates and they neve heard about that little boy whi plugged a leak in the dike witt his finger Its an American im But they can go alon a gag Theyve erected a statue to him Canal System Nor is Holland one great fieli of tulips You have to com here at the right time of yea April and May and you hav to go to the right places My ho tel the Amstel has tulips on th theyre from a ho house There is one really distinguish ing feature about the Hollan that has presented itself to m on my two day visit here its of can als Theyre everywhere an beautiful Amsterdam centuries a g started out with one ring of ca nals stemming from its larg and slowflowing Amstel River Then as it grew in populatio and commercial importance kept adding rings of canals somewhat as a tree adds growt rings There are five rings nov Narrow Streets The earth taken out of the canals in the building is used to the altitude of Hollands remarkably small total of dry land Elsewhere it might cre ate a problem along this line but not here You can step off into a canal average depth 10 feet as easily as you step off a curb into the street back home As many as a half dozen cars have to be snaked out daily Amsterdam is centered about the royal palace built 500 years ago as a city hall Business build ings are narrow about 4 stories high on the average and with gabled roofs The main retail street is so nairow that both automobile and bike traffic are prohibited And when you prohibit bike traffic here you really paralyze things Per capita ownership is even greater than in Copenhagen I learn Boys and their dates ride to the movies on bikes sep arately or one behind the other on the same mount Mothers with children fore and aft peda across downtown intersections with utter abandon And strange ly enough I havent seen even one minor mishap One Reaction My efforts to sound out Dutch opinion on the much publicizec rift between Queen Juliana am her Prince Consort has resulted thus far in just one reaction Its their private affair Af ter all what family doesnt have an occasional difference of opin ion The people of Holland have a deep loyalty to their queen About that there can be no rea sonable doubt On the whole Hollanders are about as friendly and fine as any body weve on this entir jaunt around the world Theyr providing us with a wonderfu parting memory of Europe ANITA CARROLL Found Point Four Aid to I ran Suspended TEHRAN United States Monday announced that the Point rour program in Iran where nomad bandits murdered three Americans has beensuspended until the killers are caught Clark S Gregory director of he Point Four program in Iran announced the suspension after an onthescene investigation into he slaying of pretty Anita Car roll her husband and another U S aid official and two Iranians Still Pursued Iranian troops and police on bot still pursued the ambush tillers over the mountain rocks of the desolate isolated section of southern Baluchistan M e a n w hile the 35yearold American womans torn body was flown here Street crowds watched silently as a flowerbanked ambu lance carried the remains from the airport to a mortuary The aid officials wife was Found Sunday two miles from Lhe desert spot where her hus band Kevin and his party were slain She had been shot A U S Embassy official said Iranian police were led to the body by local tribesmen assisting in the hunt for the slayers Received Message The discoyery was made only a few hoirs after the Interior Ministry reported receiving a message from the notorious ban dit chief Dadshah saying Mrs Carroll was quite safe and un hurt and offering to release her if the 60yearold outlaw would be allowed to go free The gov ernment sent back an assurance of Until her body was found Iran ian authorities believed Mrs Car roll had been kidnaped for sale in the slave markets of the Gulf of Oman or the Persian Gulf DES MOINES UP The House Monday passed a Senate bill to increase state aid to junior col leges by a year The vote was 9010 However the bill was sent back to the Senate for approval of a House amendment The amend ment calls for an annual appro priation of The original measure provided only that the state aid be in creased from 25 cents per stu dent per day to SI per student per day The House amendment provided that the come from the state general funds The 25 cents per day now comes from the state general aid to schools Present Aid Present state aid to junior col leges amounts to about a year Rep Verne Lisle who is handling the bill said that in the next 10 to 15 years the col lege population of Iowa will near ly double and that the problem will be where are we going to put them all He added This is a place where we can educate the students for the first two years who otherwise would go to state supported educational institutions The Legislature is going to have to appropriate large sums of money to take care of the large increase in enroll ment at the state He said the average cost per student at a junior college is about a year whereas the cost per student at the state institutions has been estimated to be from to per student per year Enrollment Lisle said the 16 junior colleges 2 Victims Are Babies Three Dead in Iowa Violence ards William Stocum 55 execu ive vice persident of the Phila delphia Bulletin and former pres dent of the American Newspaper ublishers died Sunday APPRECIATIVE BUNCH PHOENIX UP men Monday put out z blaze in a beehive and the bees wer pretty darn Chic Homer Bowman said They didn sting anyone SLOCUM DIES PHILADELPHIA POSTER ON MAIL TRUCKS Walter Bill Cash 5 Clear Lake Iowa National Easter Seal Child for 1957 enroute to Washington D to meet Mrs Dwight Eisenhower Tuesday pauses in Chicago to assist Post master Carl A Schroeder in putting up first Easter Seal poster on mail truck Beginning Monday postal vehicles throughout the nation will carry similar signs as part of the current appeal to help the crippled through Easter Seals Aswan Dam Puilout Calculated Risk Dulles Book Reveals Rich Radio Commentary Carried on Page 2 One Mans Earl Halls weekly radio commentary usually car ried on page 1 for this edition can be found on page 2 The feature wilt re turn to its customary posi tion on completion of Edi tor Halls series of articles about his world trip in Iowa have an enrollment of 200 out of a total of in the state He said the 25 cents a day in state aid now amounts to about per student per year He add ed that per student per year in state aid would provide about per student per year The bill has the support of many educators Lisle said including the State Board of Regents and the State Board of Public Instruc tion The measure would not per mit another junior college in a city where a present one is serv ing the needs adequately nor in a city of less than popula tion The Senate meanwhile passed and sent to the governor two bills One would raise the amount of liability insurance required of motor vehicle operators under the financial responsibility law from and to and The other would require buses transporting students to or from private schools to abide by the same traffic laws as public school buses Passed and sent to the House were three bills one of which would reduce the indemnity paid by the state on animals slaughter ed in a tuberculosis control pro gram from to for a pure bred animal and S50 to for a grade animal WASHINGTON UP Secretary of State Dulles biography says his sudden withdrawal of the Aswan Dam aid offer to Egypt last July was a carefully calculated cold war gamble comparable to the Korea and Formosa brinks of The new book based partly on personal interviews with Dulles was written by John Robinson Beal a magazines correspondent in Washington Beal is the third man in recent months to comment publicly on Dulles diplomacy The others were C D Jackson former special to President Eisenhow er and James Shepley Jackson told investigating sen ators last March 18 in elaborating on a speech at Toronto six days earlier that the United States had been looking for a situation somewhere in the world where it could call the Russian economic situation developed in On that point Beal wrote that Dulles was convinced Russia could not deliver effectively on all her economic aid offers Shepley was the author of the January 1956 magazine article which said Dulles diplomacy took the United States to the brink of war in Korea Formosa and Indochina Fourth Brink Beal in his biography of Dulles added a fourth brink of war The Middle East He wrote that this happened after the Russians Blaze at Centerville CENTERVILLE UP A three story building of the Iowa South ern Utilities Co was destroyed Saturday in a spectacular fire which injured two firemen when a roof section collapsed Officials said the lire appar ently originated in an explosion of mysterious origin The interior of the brick building was imme diately enveloped in flames Harold Mann president of ISU estimated the loss at to One irreplaceable loss involved engineering data plans and drawings for the ISU engi neering division Two Injured Asst Fire Chief Gayle Johnson and fireman Richard Smith were taken by ambulance to the hos pital after a section of roof caved in The collapse occurred soon after the flames had been quelled Johnson was listed in critical condition with several broken ribs cuts and bruises and unde termined internal injuries Smith who suffered head cuts and pos sible fractures of a leg and arm was listed in fair condition Fire Destruction Truman Doesnt Want Grandson Named After Him NEW YORK OP For mer President Harry S Truman said Monday that if the grandchild he expects in July is a boy he does not want the baby named for him It would be a handi cap all his Truman chuckled during his early morning before breakfast walk I have a nephew named after me sergeant in World War II and this name almost deviled him to death The worst thing in the world is to have a president in the Trumans daughter Mar garet wife of Clifton Daniel who works on the city desk of the New York Times ex pects her first child about July ExChicago Barfker Is Murdered Youth Is Charged at Davenport FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Violence in Iowa has resulted in the deaths of two Waterloo babies and a Davenport youth The two Waterloo children wera killed Monday when their mother went beserk and cut their throats as they lay sleeping police said The woman Mrs Francis Jean Waterman 26 also stabbed her husband and herself but both were expected to recover at a local hospital Police Account Police gave this account of bizarre incident Mrs Waterman awoke about and stabbed her hus band Harry 30 as he lay sleep ing Before he could stop her the woman went into the next room and slashed her two daughters Francis Jean 2 and Sheryll 9 months Another child Harry 4 escaped injury when he fled to the nearby home of his grand parents Mr and Mrs Benjamin Skalsky Mrs Watermans husband sue ceeded in wresting the knife from MOTHER OF YEAR HOLLYWOOD Dinah Shore Monday was named 1957 winner of the annual Mother of the Year award presented by the City of Hope Medical Center Movie and TV Personality Dies SANTA MONICA Calif UP Gene Lockhart a versatile per former who was seen or heard in a half dozen entertainment med iums during his 60year career died of a heart seizure Sunday The pudgyfaced actor director author and composer was per haps best known for his charac ter roles in the movies He ap j peared in more than 300 films Lock hart 66 had been hospi talized here only Saturday night after complaining of severe pains He in apparent bad LOCKHART had not been health At various stages of his career he was a writer of Broadway shows actor a composer a news paper columnist and a singer threatened to send o Egypt to fight Yench troops moving into the Suez Canal area last November Beal noted Dulles by thai time was hospitalized for cancer sur ery adding Eisenhowers reaction was DUTCH MONARCHS CROWNED HERE This ancient palace in downtown Am sterdam built as a City Hall holds a place of special effection in Holland Its the dwelling place for the Queen during her brief annual visits in Amsterdam and its in the cathedral to the right that monarchs of The Netherlands are crowned Editor Hall in his travel article to the left refers to Hollands present queen and her subjects feeling toward her and her husband volunteers British and The building which was de stroyed housed the construction and engineering division of ISU on the third floor the purchasing and merchandising department on the second floor and the Cen terville District and materials and communications offices on the ground floor The Peatman Plumbing in a building just west of the one which burned also was de stroyed CHICAGO Marcus a prime figure in the Orville Hodge scandal carried more than 000 in cash and checks when he was slain police reported Mon day Marcus 61 onetime majority his wife police said but while he was phoning his brotherin law K J Essman Mrs Water man g o t another knife and stabbed herself County Atty Evan Hultman said no charges would be filed stockholder in the rAl About o follow the Dulles doctrine that stopping an enemy at the brink was the best way to avoid war Through public warnings rein orced by messages instructing Ambassador Charles E Bohlen n Moscow to make the meaning plain to the Kremlins leaders he President served notice on Russia that the United States would use force to prevent any such Other Incidents Concerning the threa other Beal also wrote 1 Eisenhower decided return ng from his 1952 Korea trip aboard the cruiser Helena to press for a truce but if that failed to fight the war to and to use tactical atomic weap ons blockade the China coast and 3omb China mainland targets 2 Eisenhower and Dulles decid ed to intervene militarily in Indo china under certain conditions but the conditions were not These conditions were ac cording to Beal that Britain Aus tralia and New Zealand join in and France stay in while ridding itself of colonial 3 Eisenhower spurned a sug gestion by then British Foreign Minister Anthony Eden o swap the offChina islands of Quemoy and Matsu for a Communist ceasefire agreement The Weather Mason City Cloudy through Tuesday not much change in temperature A little light rain or drizzle Tuesday afternoon or evening Low Monday 3840 High Tuesday 48 Iowa Considerable cloudiness through Tuesday A little cooler extreme northwest Monday night low 32 extreme north west to 45 southeast Scattered showers and rather mild Tues day excepl cooler with rain or snow extreme northwest Minnesota Fair and colder GlobeGazette weather data up 0 8 Monday Maximum Sunday 54 Minimum Sunday night 35 At 8 Monday 43 Precipitation 05 inch YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Bank and Trust was put to death in gangland fashion Sunday night William Touhy deputy chief of detectives theorized that the mo ive for the killing may be found n the victims financial affairs He said he question the principals in the Hodge case in an effort to find out more about Marcus dealings Hodge ousted Illinois state au ditor cashed more than in phony state checks at the Southmoor bank Marcus was seized by several men after he had left the Alfred Rado home on the South Side He was dragged into an automobile and whisked away His body with a 45 caliber bullet wound in the back of the head was found shortly afterward in a vac ant lot six blocks away Touhy said a check made out to Marcus was found in the victims wallet Thp of ficer said the check was drawn on the Society National Bank of Cleveland Ohio was dated June 28 1956 and was signed J A Touhy said a revised inventory also showed that Marcus also carried in other checks and in cash This wasnt Touhy commented pointing to the cash and jewelry found on the body Southmoor immediately pending further in vestigation 48 35 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Sunday Maximum Saturday 49 Minimum Saturday nighl 33 At 8 Sunday 33 Precipitation Murder Charge At Davenport meanwhile Rich ard F Powell 21 was charged with murder in the fatal shooting of another youth as a result of what police said was a quarrel over a girl The girl Maxine Fotist 19 was named by police as a material witness in the case Richard Brandt 22 was shot to death about midnight Saturday at the Mississippi Valley Fair grounds in Davenport where a dance was held Police said the three went to the dance and later the girl left with Brandt to go to his car Miss Foust said Powell followed and asked if they were trying to get rid of him Officers quoted the girl as say ing Powell pulled a 22 caliber pistol and fired three shots one of which struck Brandt killing him if Enraged Youth Slays 4 Members of His Family Wisconsin Man is Iowa Road Vicfim McGREGOR UP Ceplica 25 Prairie rlu Chicn died Saturday night of in juries suffered a few hours earli er when his truck wont out of control on a sleep hill Drive Marks Ikes Return Trip to White House WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower was back at the White House Monday after a com paratively slowpaced drive from Gettysburg Pa Returning Sunday from a week end rest at his farm Eisenhow ers car kept to the posted speed limits throughout most of tho 85 mile trip When he rode o Gettysburg Friday his by a Sec ret Service mnn moved at speeds of 70 to 75 miles an hour much of the way This was well above tho speed limit Newsmen following the Presi dent in several cars had no trou ble keeping up on the return trip But on Friday they were flagged down to the 55mieanhour speed limit by police in Montgomery County Md Later they had to step up to as much as 100 miles an hour to overtake the Presi dent The homeward drive was made over a different route than was followed Friday The Presidents car halted over every stop sign ST JOSEPH Mo UP A teenaged boy who police said methodically murdered four members of his family in a rage because hLs mother threw away his hunting knife was held Mon day for juvenile authorities A fifth intended victim was in critical condition shot through the windpipe Police said Daniel Woolridge 15 confessed Sunday nighl he shot his father mother brother and two sisters in a fit of He then went to a movie where ic had two malted milks and a bag of popcorn before surrender ing Woolridge sobbed occasionally during the confession police said but slept soundly when returned to his cell Killed were Ossie Woolridge 57 his wife Nellie 45 Paul 6 and Dolores 11 Critically wounded was Doris 12 Jelke Completes Prison Sentence GREENHAVEN Minot F Mikey Jelke 27 heir to oleomargarine millions wat released from Grccnhaven prison and red light although a PennsyllMonclay after serving approxi vania slate trooper waved parly through one red light thelmatcly two years on a chargft compulsory prostitution   

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