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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 10, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lor MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE fHE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME ioiTJON VOL LXIM Associated Frees and United Preu Full Wires Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 10 1957 Thli ot Two Ns Ill Dictator of Colombia Swept From Power by Army Junta ISOAre Dead in Uprising Election to Be Galled BOGOTA floodtide of opposition swept Gustavo Rbjas Phulla from the dictatorship of Colombia Friday Death rodewith him even as he fell Soldiers backed by tanks moved into a jubilant crowd and left 30 persons dead outside the capitol That made the toll at least 130 for a week of rioting and demonstrations brought on by Rojas determination to hang on to his power The word that Rojas was step ping down in favor of a military junta came early in the morning and thousands crowded the capi tol plaza Then an gave an order toclear the plaza The re sult was panic Flood of Opposition Rojas was overthrown by flood of opposition from the Ho man Catholic Church the busi nesscommunity and the people Americas Churches Caught in TWOWAY SQUEEZE BUCK HILL FALLS Pa Of Americans separate church denominations were pictured Friday as being caught in a two way want closer unity hut theyre also scared of it Furthermore a report said they dont know just what sort of urtity they want The report was presented to the U S Conference of the World Council of Churches in sizing up the prospects for a corn ing continentwide meeting on trie nature of the unity we seek Fears of the evils involved in any universal monolithic church structure are widespread among Protestants the re port said It also asserted most churches want some sort of in crease of unity among Christs people Presented fay theRev Dr WaiterHorton of the Oberlin OhioGraduate Theoipgical Seminary the report said If there is one thing that is keeping certain conservative Protestant groups aloof from the ecumenical movement it is the suspicion that by some unstated tacit agreement the movement is already headed toward a new Vatican Much of the business at this session has dealt with he future unity conclave command to a military group The armed forces continue in command of the country He announced a junta composed Maj Gen Gabriel Paris Maj Deogracias Fonseca Rear Adm Ruben Piedrahita Majt Gen Ra fael Navas Pardo and Brig Gen Louis A Ordonez Rojas said this junta would have the mission of calling popular elections Thousands of deliriously joyful people swarmed into the streets Legislature Is formally Adjourned DES M 01 N E S 1957 Iowa Legislature formally ad journed Thursday with the final gavel fall at 3 pm The actually lasted 116 days compared with the tradi tional 100day session However therecords that the session ended last FVfday at 4 pm Tffat was the time called tor inthe sine die resolution on the last day of bill passing 2 Dozen Absent About a dozen members of the House and an equal number of About The Weather Mason City Decreasing cloudi ness colder Friday night low 4044 Saturday partly cloudy j a little warmer high 6873 Senators were presenter the ses sion closing It started at p m and took the 45 minutes for Iowa Decreasing cloudiness and colder Friday night except little change extreme northwest Low Friday night 4050 Partly cloudy and cool Saturday Five Day Iowa Temperatures will average 6 to 12 degrees be low normal Friday night through next Wednesday Nor mal highs 68 north to 71 south Normal Hows 44 north to 48 south Cooler Sunday Warmer Monday or Tuesday Precipita tion will average onefourth to onehalf inch occurring Tues day or Wednesday Minnesota Fair and warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a in Friday Tells of Profits by Beck Seattle Banker Is Quizzed WASHINGTON WVDonol Hed lund Seattle mortgage bank er testified Friday Teamsters President Dave Beck profitec from brokerage fees charged on union funds invested in the morl gage market Hedlund Senate Rackets Investigating Committee that Beck and two others split a fee on purchase million of Detroit area mortgages with Teamsters funds Hedlund said that altogether about million of Teamsters funds were invested through the National Mortgage Co a firm in which1 Becks wifes nephew Jo seph McEvoy held a onethird in of this capital high in the Andes shouting demands for a civilian as president Liberty they cried Only two flays ago Rojas had maneuvered himself into a second term as president due to start next year This action crystallized the opposition to the former chief of Colombias army Join in Jubilation The news that he was quitting the presidency became known just before dawn Colombians ran through the streets shouting the news Then automobiles filled with youths began circulating sounding three short horn blasts followed by the shout of Liber ty Police and soldiers who hac maintained heavy patrols and cracked down on demonstrators for a week were confined to bar racks Only a few hours before Rojas fell bis government had threat ened criminal action to crush a series of business strikes paralyz ingColombias major cities From Cali southwest of Bogota correspondents were permitted by censors to report for firs time Friday that an 100 persons were killed and rnor than 200 injured there during a weeklong series of antigovern ment riots correction of a clerical error in ie departmental support appro riation bill total notification of ie Senate and House that each vas ready to adjourn and notifi ation to the governor that the egislature was ready to ad ourn Gov Loveless sent a message pboth the Senate and thVHpuse in which he said he would like to express his appreciation for the ong hours of painstaking effort y the lawmakers He You have made a contribution to school reorganiza tion Maximum Thursday 58 Minimum Thursday night 46 At 8 am Friday 46 Precipitation 04 YEAR AGO Maximum A 75 Minimum 51 Burlington Dentist Fined on TdXEvdsion Charge DES MOINES Nor man R Samuelson 45 Burling ton dentist Friday was fined Water Resources The Governor also commended the Legislature for passage of an act to give the state control over water resources for the first time a measure intended to result in slum clearance in cities appro priations for improvement of state mental institutions a bill to set a highway speed limit and another to require investment of idle state funds While there were not always unanimous decisions this is the basis of the democratic process the Governors eluded statement con terest High Finance After tracing some of the high finance transactions Chairman McClellan trying to sum upthe implications of the testi mony asked Hedlund you mean that some of this Teamsters Union money invested inmortgages got back into Dave Becks pocket That is correct Hedlund re plied Beck himself was absent as the Senate investigatorsadded to the mounting web of testimony link ing the 62yearold union chieftain with personal profiting from his handling of his unions funds As Hedlund detailed the finan cial operations under questioning there was a separate firm The Investment Co which got bro kerage fees on union investments handled through the mortgage Company Profits Split Every now and then Hedlund said profits in The Investment Co were split between Beck Hedlund andSimond Wampold a Teamsters Union attorney Hedlund said the mortgage com Ax Falls on Farm DOING HER SHARE ClojHtQaioHo pholq bjr Olbbn Vermont S JE believes in doing hen Postal Issues Again Revived WASHINGTON UP The House Appropriations Committee Friday sank its economy ax into the usually immune gram chopping from President Eisenhowers money re quests Most of the saving was achieved by reducing bank funds which farmers receive for cutting back plantings The committee said city folks consider the program to be a scheme for giving farmers some hing for nothing arid recom mended that the soil bank fund bo cut back furthernext year The action cume as the econo my drive already was rolling along so furiously as to raise coat sidcrable doiibt whether Presi dent Elsenhowers personal in tervention would be enough to slop il But Eisenhower was set to try The Wliite House was busy ar angingfor two nationwide TV adlo speeches within the next two vcoks for the President to defend lis record peacetime spending budget in general and his foreign aid program In particular First Farm Cot The House committee voted to send to the floor for debate next week a money bill the Agriculture Depart ment and sdnie of Its programs in the 12 months starting July i to share in observing Here she frolics with not one but two family the dog and Dusty the rabbit With Judys Ireip the two animals making a tremendous contrast in size and disposition are getting along famously Bid Padding Charges to Be First Item for Iowa Probers DES MOINES inves tigation charges of in the the bid Iowa padding Highway Commission will be the first order 000 on three counts of federalin come tax evasion and given 30 days to pay the fine or go to jail Samuelson pleaded guilty to evading payment of taxes due for the years 19511952 and 1953 John C Stevens assistant US district attorney said the amount for criminal purposes was He said Samuelsons civil liabil ity that is the amount he may be asked to pay has not been offici ally stipulated Stevens said Sam uelson had a taxable income for the three years of while declaring only The government said Samuelson failed to report the full amount of pany wasformed in September 1953 for theexpress purpose of handling investment of Teamsters Union national treasury funds Hediund said the mortgage com pany was formed with apitah He said of this fees charged many patients Retired Farmer Is Hit by Train Killed NORWAY Iowa W John F Pickartabout 77 retired Norway farmer was struck and killed Thursday as he walked along the Chicago and North Western Rail way track SAME 214 ItUek traffic In It hitort AP WircphotO ITS ALL OVER GOVERNOR Two state senators call on Gov Herschel Loveless left to notify him of ficially that the 1957 Iowa Legislature is adjourned Doing the honors are Sen W H Tate Mason City shaking hands with the Governor and Sen George OMalley Des Moines as invested by McEvoy who ten wasa truckdriver Committee Counsel Robert F Kennedy said McEvoys pay as a ruck driver was about a ear He asked where Hedlund bought McEvoy got I just didnt think where he ot the Hedlund said Hedlund said that even before he mortgage company was ormed in 1953 he had a commit ment from Beck to channel union mortgage purchases in the Seattle rea through it He said a million dollar line of redit was established by the Se ttle First National Bankwithin lays This bank it was testified handles Teamsters funds in the Vestern states Charles City Man Dies of Car Injuries CHARLES erson 82 Charles City died Thursday night of injuries suf fered in a twocar collision here Dickerson suffered face cuts a concussion and a broken jaw and hip in the crash between a car driven by his wife Bernice 74 and Mrs John Peterson 41 Charles City Good Condition Mrs Dickerson was reported in business of the newlycreated gislative investigating commit ee Rep Clark McNeal RBel chairman of the group made that statement following the roups organizational Y meeting ere Thursday in which officers ere selected and rules set up 7 Besides McNeal as chairman therofficers selected included en Duane Dewel RAlgona as ice chairman and Rep Scott wisher DIowa secretary Five of the six members were resent and they met behind losed doors with Atty Gen Nor man Erbe for nearly threehours he group agreed o begin the ighway Commission investiga ion at its next meeting Wednes ay Don G Swanson an assistant to good condition Hospital with at Cedar Valley face cuts Mrs Peterson was unhurt Authorities said the Dickerson car jumped a curb following the crash slammed into a tree anc the side ofthe home here Larry causing to the sid Fire Damages Brunner Home Fire of undetermined origin Thursday afternoon caused exten sive damage to a home occupied David Brunner Mason City contractor Two rooms in the house lo cated on Highway 65 about two miles north of the beet sugar plant were gutted The kitchen and several other rooms together with their contents received con siderable damage No one was home at the time the fire broke out then into Flaherty considerable damage ing and basement Both cars were badly damaged Funeral services will be con ducted Monday at 2 pm at the Hauser Funeral Home The Rev aul H Heath pastor of the Firs Methodist Church will officiate Jurial will be in Riverside Ceme ery St Charles Lodge 41 of th Masonic Lodge will conduct rite at the graveside On Illinois Faculty Mr Dickerson came to Cbarle ity in 1917 after being on th faculty of the University of Illinoi as agricultural engineer Unt two years ago he was agricultura engineer editor of Standard Farm papers an organization whic serves several national farm papers and magazines Survivors include his wife Be Erbe was appointed chief counsel to the committee The investigation of the High way Commission by the legislative group was the third looking into commission affairs Probes by Gov Herschel C Loveless and the commission itself have al ready begun McNeal said the committee didnt go into the elements of the commission controversy at the meeting Thursday He said the group some documents relating to incidents disclosed by Commission Chairmari Robert Beck when it meets Wednesday New Forest Fires at Plymouth Mass Reported Among the rules adopted by the committee was one which would require witnesses to give testi mony even if it might tend to in criminate them However a wit ness could plead the Fiffh Amend ment of the US Constitution on the grounds the testimony might incriminate them The committee will operate un der rules allowing witnesses to testify under closed doors unless there is a majority vote for an open session Witnesses will be permitted to have legal counsel Their attorneys will not be allowed pick up the tab for price support and otherlosses during the past year The cut of more thanJ272 mil lion in administration requests was in addlti6n to a million soil bank reduction the adminis tration already had made in rei vising its original farm estimates If the reductions win House Senate approval it would be thli first time since Eisenhower look office that his farm budget cut In the past four years Con gress has wound up voting more farm funds than the administraV lion requested total Fridays action brought to 413732603 total economy cuts claimed by the House or its Ap propriations Committee T h e Y represent about 7 per cent of quests totalling The House committee actioi came after The Senate Appropriations Com mittee ignored administration warnings of new mail service cut backs and approved a House cut of million in the Post Office Departments new budget A Sen By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Three new forest fires raged near historic Plymouth Mass Fridayonly hours after another Ho crossexamine but may raise ire in the area had been brought Injections to questions or proce ate committee source said the group would not go along with Summerfield on restoring cuts be cause it wanted to show the Sen ate meant business in its budget cutting drive Cuts in the foreign aid program still deeper than the 500 million dollars proposed by the President were called for by congressional Democratic leaders under control The new fires among scores lilting the parched Northeast flared a mile or two south and west of the town amid rising wind Because dozens of boys skipped school Thursday to fight the flames the fire department set up a minimum age of 18 years for11 volunteer firemen This was the fifth successive day of forest fires in the populous Northeast From Pennsylvania through New England and into Quebec and Ontario fires raged out of control Some fires were checked only to mushroom up again as wind whipped dying embers into living flame nice a daughter Mrs Frances Hot sunshine and strong shift Beamer Lakewood Colo a ing winds kept parched woodlandsj dures and may advise witnesses their rights Lone Rock Baby Scalded in Bath LONE Bicrly 18 monthold daughter of Mr and Mrs Roy Bierly Lone Rock suf fered second and third degree burns Thursday while taking a bath The little girl turned on the hot water faucet while her mother wasnt looking She was reported in fair con dition at a Mason City hospital SCUA Gives In on Canal Dispute LONDON to the in evitable 14 of the 15 nations in he Suez Canal Users Assn are ready to let their shippers use the Egyptian waterway again Only Prance held out at a SCUA meeting here Thursday night The French said they find it impos sible in present circumstances to recommend the use of the canal to member states The other 14 nations indicated they h a d no power to keep private shipping out of the canal The association which Western nations formed last summer in an effort to bring Egyptian President Nasser to terms by unified action agreed its members could resume freedom of action withregard to the canal Oskaloosa Workman I 23 Is Electrocuted STRIKE ENDS DES MOINES ft A nineday strike of Laborers Local 177 which had tied up 20 million dol OSKALOOSA Wilson ilars worth of construction in Des igrandchild and a b r o t Is e dry Only prolonged23 Oskaloosa was electrocutedMoines was ended The The Mason City Manly and Charles Newton 111 He was prcsoaking rains could end the danThursday when some pipe he Thursday night accepted a Plymouth fire departments an Iswered the call ceded in death by three and a brother sistcrsjgcr and forecasters saw none in sight carrying came in contact with a high voltage wire 12acent hourly wage and several other benefits
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