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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 6, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWIF AP IR TH AT A L NORTH 10 WANS N E I M O R S HOME EDITION VOL LXIII AuocUted ind United Frew Full Leau Wirei r World Around Us Final Stop Is Seven Centi a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 4 W7 Thij Paper Consiiti ol Two One 153 of U N Number 120 EDITORS con cludes the series of daily travel articles by Editor Earl Hall which has been appearing in this space since last Nov 15 Mr Hall has been gratified by the numerous evidences of a wide and appreciative reader ship By W EARL HALL VTEW YORKA few hours aft er our KLM Dutch Lines plane glided down to a landing at the Idlewild Airport on Long Island I made my way to the United Nations home overlooking the East River here I had been seeing the people of some 30 nationsin their native habitat and I reasoned it would be interesting to see how their representatives and spokesmen behave in the organization set up to bring about a lasting peace It seemed a good idea and it was Soon after came into exist ence back in the middle 40s I visited its General Assembly at Flushing Meadows and its Secur ity Council headquarters at Lake Success Long Island But this was the first time I had actually set foot in the amazing new home of Enormous Plant Its on an 18acre sixblock tract which stretches from 42nd to 48th Streets between First Ave nueand East River The enor mous physical plant contains quarters for the General As sembly the Secretariat t h e standing committees and a mag nificent library Meetings may be held any where in the world including the buildings formerly occupied by the League of Nations in Gen eva Switzerland As a practical proposition however the does most of its business here in New York at what has been des ignated as its permanent head With time limited I faced a choice between the great physical plant of or 2 sitting in on a session being given over to the subject of dis armament I chose the latter Nigerian Spokesman As I entered the large auditor ium with its earphones equipped to bring you simultaneous trans lation in the language of your choice the spoken words by the delegates an earnest spokesman for little Nigeria was pleading for an end to war He was read ing from a manuscript When his piece was said a be spectacled man purporting to represent Hungray took over He parroted the piece laid down for him by his masters in the Krem 1 i n Making nuclear fission weapons illegal is the only peace his story ran There were honeyed words for Russia and its overwhelming passion for peace and caustic criticism for the western nations which think they will profit from another war And in that performance before my eyes I had an explanation in capsule form of why the United Nations as now constituted can not even hope to cope with the task for which it was established namely t h c maintenance of peace in our world community of nations Red Propaganda Here was a puppet of the Krem lin pretending to speak for the people of Hungary In truth he was an Hungarian public enemy Hes still posing as the voice of Hungary using the halls of the as a sounding board for Communist propaganda What a travesty Under the rules of the sponsor of this otlytongued in dividual meaning the Kremlin can place an insurmountable boulder in the path of world peace by merely calling out nyet in a session of the Securi ty Council I return from this worldwide jaunt more than ever convinced that mans most fundamental in stinct is for peace I saw no act of unkindness on the entire trip until I arrived on this scene I saw nothing to support the claim that man is a fighting ani mal Under the circumstances it would seem to me that men of peace should be given the tools with which to fashion the peace for which they long Theyre en titled to better national govern ments than most of them have theyre entitled to a which is more than a debating set to world AP Wirephoto BLOSSOM QUEEN Marie Lee Fairbanks Alaska is the nations Cherry Blossom queen of 1957 A student attend ing college at Richmond Miss Lee won the honor in a spin of the Wheel of Fortune at the annual blossom festival in Washington D C Flood Threats Increasing After Storms By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Violent spring storms dealing death and destruction as they rolled eastward from the Rockies to the Atlantic seaboard during the week appeared easing Sat urday But the danger of floods increased in many parts of the storm battered sections of the South East and Midwest The weeklong stormy weather winds and a trail of wide spread property damage esti mated in the millions of dollars least 45 persons have lost their lives due to the turbulent weather Five of the deaths were blamed on storms that ripped across broadareas in the eastern half of the nation Friday The flooding rains sent many rivers on a rampage and scores of streams were near flood stage Most seriously threatened with floods appeared to be areas in Missouri Arkansas Indiana II linois Ohio Pennsylvania Geor gia North Carolina and Oklaho ma Three persons drowned in flood waters Friday one in Day ton Ohio and two in bankful streams in the bootheel area of southeast Missouri Some acres of bottomland insoutheast Missouri and in nearby counties iest rainfall Indiana the Wabash spilled of its banks at Wabash swirling across southwestern sections the city of Missile to Be Ready Soon WASHINGTON Russell DGa quoted top Air Force of ficials Friday as predicting a range ballistic missile will be operational at a reason ably early It will not be a matter of days it more likely will be a matter of Auto Hits Icy Patch Overturns Lake Man Dies After Crash Reject Plea by Nutter Fate Is Up to Loveless DES MOINES W The Iowa Supreme Court ruled in effect Friday that Warren Jack Nut ter 19 must die on the gallows for the slaying of an Iowa police man The high court denied Nutter a rehearing of its previous decision which upheld the death sentence in punishment for the slaying of an Independence officer There were yet two possibili ties for the Illinois youth Issue Statement Gov Herschel Loveless has in dicated previously that he might commute Nutters death sentence to life imprisonment The gover nor was told at Ames en route to Fort Dodge of the Supreme Courts ruling and he said he would issue a statement as soon as he got an official transcript of the court decree And a representative of the Iowa court said there may be a basis in the case for an appeal to the United States Supreme Court Nutter from Freeport pleaded guilty to the slaying of policeman Harold Peace of Inde pendence at the sheriffs office there Jan 5 1956 He was given a hearing todetermine the de gree of guilt and was sentenced by District Judge Shannon Charl ton on Feb 10 1956 to be hanged Feb 18 1957 for first degree murder In Death Row Nutter has been in death row at the prison since The youth one of the youngest ever to be sentenced to be hanged in Iowa appealed the sentence to the Supreme Court On last Feb 5 the court unanimously affirmed by The court then ailowed Nutters for additional file a petition for neavpetition was filed In court out he petition Friday High Speed Chase Nutter and several other Illi nois youths were picked up near Independence on Jan 5 1956 aft er a high speed chase The youths were taken to the sheriffs office in Independence Nutter asked and was given permission to go to a washroom t The record of the case showed quoted top Air Force ofthat he climbed out of the wash room window went to his car got a shotgun returned to the sheriffs office and shot Pearce Nutter then fled but was picked up soon after on the highway near Independence while attempt ing to hitchhike a ride DEATH CAR D R Hugi service roreman of the Northwestern Bell Telephone holds clear a shat tered telephone pole while tow lines from a wrecker right the station wagon in which Ralph W Tarr Clear Lake was killed The accident happened just west of Mason City on Highway 18 Defer Mail Service Reductions Legislative Session May Wind Up April 2627 Several Big rAii Weeks Delay Ordered by Summerfield Newborn Baby and Mother Among Four Victims of Crash NEW ULM Minn heaclon highwajcrash Friday night took the lives of four persons including a young mother and her newborn son enroute home from a hospital The father was hurt Dead were Mrs Christen Chris tensen 27 Morgan her weekold son Christen and two Springfield school teachers Alvin Nimps 26 and Miss Janet Robertson 25 Christen Christensen 30 the young mothers husband was in fair condition in a New Ulm hos pital Miss Robertson and the infant died in the crash Nimps and Mrs Christensen died later Christensen had picked up his wife and newborn son at a Man kato hospital less than an hour before the accident SAME Business Items Remain DES MOINES tar get date for adjournment of the 1957 Iowa Legislature is either April 26 or 27 leaders in both houses said Friday Lt Gov William Nicholas pre dicted the session would end April 27 four days beyond the 100day target at which lawmakers gener ally aim House Speaker William L Mooty RGrundy Center said he felt the House could complete its work by April 26 Compromise Needed Since both houses must adjourn at the same moment it will be necessary to compromise to reach final date Several obstacles loom ahead Dr the 57th General Assembly lowever Nicholas said the No 1 problem n his opinion will be meeting the 31 million dollar budget in crease asked for by Gov Her schel C Loveless for the biennium beginning July 1 The problem is a twopronged one of both appro priations and a tax program to provide the money Another Problem Another problem on which the Legislature could bog down is school legislation The House has aeen slow to act on measures to orce reorganization and change he school tax base A few leaders have insisted the session must go on record with some type of pro ressive school legislation Reapportionment could become a hot issue in the waning days al hough several leaders have said they think the Senate sifting com mittee would cut the matter short Mason City Increasing cloudi ness Saturday night Warmer Low Saturday night low 30s Mostly cloudy Sunday high mid 40s towa Fair west and central de creasing cloudiness east Satur day Warmer south and west High 3845 north 4552 south Partly cloudy Saturday night considerable cloudiness Sunday No important temperature change Low Saturday night 25 35 Minnesota Growing cloudy warmer Globe Gazete weather data up to 8 Saturday Senate Confirms 2 Appointments DES MOINES Hight The Weather Maximum Friday 35 Minimum Friday night 23 At 8 Saturday 31 Precipitation Trace YEAR AGO Maximum 70 Minimum 44 Ralph Tarr Is Victim Accident on Highway 18 lowans Get First Good Look at Sun in Several Days lowans got Ihcir firsl good ook at the sun in several days Saturday after skies began clear ng from the west Friday night However some signs of the spring snowstorm that hit north ern Iowa remained as Sioux City reported six inches of snow still 3n the ground Spencer three nches and Mason City an inch Temperatures Saturday were expected to befive to 10 degrees varmer than on Friday when lighs ranged from 32 at Spencer o 40 at Dubuque and Burlington Skies were expected to be part cloudy Saturday night with WASHINGTON General Surnmerfield has tossed the postal service ball back to ongress by ordering the nations post offices to prepare for drastic mail delivery reductions starting next Saturday Summerfield said Friday the cutbacks will get under way at hat time unless Congress mean while gives him S47 million hci contends is necessary to con inue postal service at present evels for the remaining three months of the 1957 fiscal year New Instructions Summerfield issued the instruc tions only a few hours after Chair man Cannon DMo of the House Appropriations Committee totd the House the postmaster general was pulling what Cannon called an unadulterated bluff in talk ing about reduced service and that theyll deliver the The Appropriations Committee earlier in the day had voted to give Summerfield million and to consider the remaining million next Friday But at a news conference Summerfield de scribed as ridiculous the mittee decision to defer action on the additional allotment for a Ralph Wesley Tarr 55 811 N 10th Clear Lako died early Sat urday from head and chest in juries received when his station wagon overturned a mile and a half west of Mason City on High way 18 Cerro Gordo County sheriffs officers said the Clear Lake man was driving alone at the time of he accident which occurred shortly after midnight His car apparently skidded on thin film of ice and careened across the highway The force of the impact snapped off a tele phone pole and the car flipped over on its top One Icy Strip Officers said the highway was completely clear of the ice except for the one icy strip Passersby pulled Tarr from the car and rushed him to a Mason 3ity hospital where he died at i a m Tarr had been an electrician or Determans Electric Ma son City for the last 10 years Before that he had worked 20 years for Peoples Gas and Elec tric in Clear Lake He had lived in Clear Lake for 35 years His Survivors His survivors include his wife Ruth seven sons Donald Rob ert Clear Lake Richard Keith Earl at home Marvin Fort Bragg N William Heid elberg Germany and Allan Nor walk two daughters Cin dy Lou and Mary Pat at home two brothers Earl Cedar Falls and Ben Milwaukee and three sisters Bessie Milks Mil waukee Nina Grotteum Grand Forks N Eva Smith Sioux Falls Services are incomplete at Ward Funeral Home in Clear Lake Tarrs death was one of two re ported in Iowa during the night Near Fort Dodge Larry J Squires 25 Fort Dodge was killed when his car plowed off the end of a county road at a T intersection He like Tarr was alone at the time of the accident Squires w a s in a 90mile an hour drag race with a car driven by Thomas George 21 Gilmore City when the accident happened George was charged with reckless driving Iowa Highway Patrol Sgt Lloyd Meyer said Squires car skidded for 200 feet on the blacktop road before hitting an embankment week The postal chief said he haci planned to make some cutbacks Saturday but that if had been physically impossible to circulate the necessary orders through the field in time Great Regret He announced with great re gret that unless his appropria tion request is met all post of fices would be closed on Saturday and Sundays and that there would be no mail deliveries city suburban or rural on Saturday v Ljuuuy oaLimiay nigni wun mvs in the upper 20s and lower I for n J nmrv Tincl D t n shoe veteran Ottumwa paperman and Don W 50s Lows Friday night ranged om 20 enport Only minor temperature at Spencer to 32 at wou on jSaturdays but on limited Sunday postage Saturday street pickups would schedules he said Starting April 15 he said post newschanges were expected Sunday i ftartlng Lt R C Said LOWP and cooler weather was forecast offlces wmld llmlt window servjaJl four were identified as the Four Nabbed in Torching of Tavern LOS ANGELES Four sus pects have been booked on sus picion of torching a quiet neighborhood bar into a flaming hell that kilted six persons Two of the men were picked up Friday and two more were ar rested Saturday Booked on sus picion o murder are Manuel J Hernandez 18 Manuel J Chavez 25 Clyde Bales 36 and Oscar S Brenhaug 44 Police Lt R C Madiock said Lowe REALLY SENT This unidentified teenager found Elvis Presley much lett when he appeared for a performance at the Philadelphia Arena At right she collapses into her seat as the Pelvis finishes his number Hercompanion in the adjoining chair played it a little more cool however even appearing a little amazed Des Moines were confirmed by the Iowa State Senate in an ex ecutive session Friday Hightshoe was named to a six year term on the Iowa Natural Resources Council Members of the council wnich establishes and enforces a statewide plan for the control of water including flood control as well as water con servation serve on a part time basis and are paid per diem for the time they serve Lowe was named to a twoyear term as slate labor commission er succeeding Frank B Means of Manilla The salary for the po sition ii pur year cooler weather was forecast for Monday Rail Workers Pay Dispute Is Ended CHICAGO lengthy wage dispute between the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and the na tions railroads ended reportedly along lines recom mended by a presidential fact finding board The agreement covers about road and yard service workers on 140 rail roads and provides for a 26i cent an hour wage boost over a Ihree ycar period ice on week days to a maximum of hours and that on the same day business district deliv eries would be limited to two a day The program calls further for discontinuing issuance of money orders entirely at first and second class post offices those serv ing larger communities This would become effective April 29 and on that same date postal authorities would start suspension of third class mail service Asked if he believed he was going to get the S47 million Sum merfield replied I have confi dence common sense will pre men who started a ruckus in the Club Mecca and were twice thrown out Thursday night Lt Madiock said they had not determined which ones allegedly started tho fire Shortly before midnight three men appeared at the door of the club One sloshed a can of gaso some other highly volatile liquid into the room Another tossed in a lighted match There was a giant then panic and fiery death NFU PARLEY SET DES MOINES National Farmers Union will hold a lUte wide rally here May 23
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