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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 1, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NIIGHSORS OME VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Press Full Wires Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 1 1957 This Papor ConiUts o Two 201 DemandsNew Lookat Trade Policies 302 SLAIN IN ALGERIA Massacre Incenses France PARIS UP President Rene Coty Saturday urged all civil ized peoples to take note of the massacre of an Algerian village and turn its back on the rebels seeking to e a s t off French rule Throughout France feelings of horror and revulsion were stirred up by accounts from Algeria telling of nationalists slaying virtually all the men folk of Melouza a village 80 miles southeast of Algiers French officials said302 vil lagers were killed apparently because of rivalry between na tionalist groups Frenchmen accustomed to other peoples condemnation of their Algerian policy were shocked by the Melouza mas sacre as by nothing else since the nationalist rebellion broke out two and onehalf years ago withattacks on French settlers Breaking precedent Coty went on the radio at midnight to tell his countrymen and the world I address myself to all civil ized people and I ask them if they do not feel the time has come to signify that they will refuse absolutely to listen to the killers and agents of this horrible terrorism which tramples all the laws of God andman in contempt of univer sal conscience There is not a single Frenchman there is nowhere in the world a man with fell ings who has not been over whelmed by pity and horror News of the massacre seemed certain to intensify French measures to subdue the Alger ian revolt French military forces immediately launched a vast operation with helicopter plane and armored troops to hunt down the slayers Probers Marking Time DES MOINES UP Anall powerful investigating committee appointed by the Legislature Sat urday looked for a new furrow to plow in its watchdog attitude toward state government The committee plans to meet here Wednesday with the Budget and Financial Control Committee probably to ask for money No new investigations appear on the horizon for the investigat ing group Chairman Clark Mc Neal RBelmond said Friday the book has not been closed on the committees efforts The probe into bid padding attempts involving the State Highway Commission The second was an investigation of two land purchases by the Com mission at Waterloo Public Hearing McNeal said a public hearing on the bid padding charges prob ably will be held around June 18 At least three members of the Commission Robert Beck Mel Graham and Russell Lundy will be asked to appear McNeal said Arthur J Mogil ner Indianapolis Ind identified as one of the contact men in the bid padding case probably1 will be subpoenaed Whether he will appear or not is problematical McNeal said He saidit is doubtful that the committee will be able to obtain Virgil Red Smith Milan Ind Smith former chairman of the Indiana Highway Commission allegedly was contacting Com missioner Graham in an effort to get bids thrown out while Mogil ner was trying to make a deal in Des Moines with equipment deal ers Smith has been indicted by Indiana authorities for alleged ir regular land dealings No New Action McNeal said he knew of no further action that will be takea in the land purchase investigation although the committee hopes to AP Wirephoto VACATIONBOUND P 1 a y jwright Arhur Milder and s his actress leave York apart ment for a short vacation fol lowing a judges verdict holdm Miller guilty of contempt of Congress Miller declined com ment saying only Were going away for a while Sentence will be pronounced al a later date Disarm Plan Is Readied WASHINGTON UPt The United States reportedly will offer Russia nextweek a new disarmament plan which would provide for end ing nuclear weapons testsif solid agreement can be reached to halt their manufacture Informed sources said here Sat urday that once an inspection system was placed into effect and the manufacture of atomic weap ons was halted obviously wouldbecome unnecessary Apparently the US position on testing remains essentially the sameas that repeatedly stated in the past that the United States must continue testsso long as tfie arms race continues The new U S plan worked out at a White House conference is expected to be presented to Rus sia in London at sessions of the United Nations disarmament sub committee Norway Eases Its Ban Want US to Follow Suit IOWANSIN ALLAMERICA CONTEST The Ronald Sieben family Waterloo relaxes on a Miami Fla beach while waiting for the finals of a contest to select the AP Wlrojtholo AllAmerican family The Siebens are representing Iowa in the contest Left to right are Sieben Katherine fl0 Donald 12 Mrs Sieben and Douglas 17 The New York Times said Satur day the United States has de cided to negotiate for a tryout limitation of tests of nuclear weapons as part of a firststep dis armament agreement with the Soviet Union Three nations the United States Britain and Russia now television station could beoperhave nuclear weapons After last ating here by Jan 1 if there Fairmont Group Files Petition for TV Station FAIRMONT 5250000 make report some sort of a written He expressed belief the High way Commission will voluntarily tighten up its procedure in buying land He said he expects thei commission to establish a stricter rule of its own regarding doing business with associates of com missioners The purchase investigation grew out of a disclosure an associate of commissioner Emery Loomis Waterloo made on land purchased by the Commission for a maintenance garage Loomis admitted he never told the other four members the property was being bought from Mr and Mrs Wilfred J Prentice Waterloo Prentice is in the real estate business with Loomis arent any hitches N L Bent son president of a Minneapolis radio station said Saturday Bentson heads a newly formed corporation the Minnowa Broad casting Co which has filed a petition with the Federal Com munications commission to have Channel 12 assigned to the Fair mont area If the FCC approves this Peat son said his company will then tile a petition for permission to operate a television station here on that channel Bentson said an engineers sur vey showed that assignment of Channel 12 to this area would comply with the FCC regulation requiring 190 mile separation be tween stations on the same chan nel He said the closest Would be Brainerd which has been assigned that channel but does not have a station Saturdays White House meeting Secretary of State Dulles said the American aim is to bring the arms race under control prevent he spreading of atomic weapons LO other nations and reduce stock piles of the three nuclear powers But officials said under the US plan all this hinges on an Fair and Cooler Is Forecast Skies were clearing fover Iowa Saturday and temperatures were alittle coolerthan Friday when Sioux City had the states high of 85 f Heaviest rainfallreported in the state during the past 24 hours was 83 of an inch atSpencer Daven port had 72 of an inch Cedar Rapids 28 Ottumwa Moines 14 and Dubuque 12 of an inch s The Center of the cool air should drift to the Iowa Sunday The said there is a chance of some light showers in the northern part of the state on Monday but no rain of conse quence is expected for the next several days No significant flooding was ex pected on any Iowa rivers as there was no significant rainfall Friday night The Iowa River crested at around 14 feet about one foot 24 Webster City Men to ReEnact HISTORIC MARCH WEBSTER CITY fl Tht historic Spirit march of 100 years ago wilt be reenacted by 24 Websttr City leave Sunday on a 124mile hike most of them of Ctty National Guard company will be by Bud Brandt They coveV 20 mJItt Sunday spending r v 11 Inches of Rain in Texas Armory The second Ugof fhe march will take 24 men to Homboldt Other stops are scheduled at Ottosen West Bend Rodman Em motsfaurg and Esthervilk The final leg of the journey sched uled to be completed Saturday June 8 when they arrive in Spirit Lake The reenactment is a preliminary of Webster Citys centennial celebration June 912 Thirty men made the original march back in 1857 to aid the pioneers Rafter Sioux Chief Inkpadutas war party massacred 32 residents of the Spirit Lake area DALLAS of tip fo II FKOM OUR WHE SERVICES WASHINGTON Senate Dem ocratic Leader Lyndon B John son of Texas called Saturday for a new U S policies a result of the British decision to expand trade with Communist China He told reporters he believes this country must frankly face the fact that the British action will require us to reevaluate the Chinese trade We will have to take a now look and that new look will be one of our most pressing foreign policy in the months ahead lie said Call Sen II u m p h r e y DMinn acked up Johnsons call for re xaminalion of policies in effect ince the Korean War As Republican Leader Know and of California did Friday ohnsori took spmething of a con iliatory altitude toward Londons ccislon to put Red China in the ame trade category as Russia and the Soviet satellites Norway following the lead of Jritain announced Saturday It has decided to relax the embargo on trade with Communist China A Norwegian Foreign Ministry spokesman in Oslo suid that Nor way had been considering ending the separate trade em bargo forsome Denmarkand the other major shipping naBpijSftwill formally tKeirIsland effective international inspection program a key pointin the past disarmament deadlock The U S plan reportedly would seek to present the spread of atomic weapons by requiring all nonatomic nations to renounce he right to make nuclear weap ons above flood stage Friday and has been falling since then It stood at lOVi feet Saturday Kasper Sentence Upheld by Court CINCINNATI Ohio UP The U S Court of Appeals 6th Dis trict Saturday affirmed the contempt of court conviction of John Kasper of Camden N J and Washington in connection with school integration disorders at Clinton Tenn last August Kasper was convicted in the U S District Court at Knoxville Tenn and sentenced to a year in jail He is accused of having inches flooded portions of Texas Friday two boys were killed by ightnipg and farmers waited impatiently for thousands of acres of land to dry as violent weather continued in Texas The Midland Tex Weather Bureau said a tornado was sight eda few miles west of Big Spring in west Texas but it caused no damage U More than ii inches of rain fell FACES CHARGE DES MOINES OB Lloyd Henry Thomsen 47 veterinarian and mayor of Gladbrook was bound over to the grand jury Fri day on a drunk driving charge Sports Bulletin FORMBY England Reid Jack 33yearold Scot tossed a pair of subpar rounds at Har old Ridgley Air Force sergeant from Haverford Pa Saturday and ended the Cinderella golf campaign of the American just short of the British amateur crown Jack won 2 1 in the 36hole final Britain Sets Off Larger H Device a court order which pro hibited interference with racial ntegration in the Clinton High chool The decision in the case was unanimous among the three indges who heard the case In adr dition to Judge Simons they were Tudges Thomas F McAllister and Man Dies When Bus Leaves Highway WESTFIELD Van Meter 53 Sioux City died late Friday when a converted bus plunged down a 50foot embank ment Van Meters wife Evelyn 50 was hospitalized at Sioux Citj in good condition Authorities said Van Meter may have suffered a heart attack when the bus used on fishing trips left Iowa 13 about 3 miles south here and crashed down the bankment Missing Twins Are Found Safe ORTING Wash W Two little boys who were lost loggedover land near r 17 hours during the ight were found Saturday lying n the grass and crying their eyes out But the 21monthsold twins Ke vin and Kerry Yanasak sons of Mr and Mrs Edward Yanasak suffered from only minor scratches and did not appear to De injured j The boys are home right nowj in their mothers arms reported Orting Police Chief Fred Emardj who directed one of the areas greatest searches after the disappeared from their farm home about 3 pm Friday TIMELY ARREST VIENNA arrested Lajos Kocroesi 28 for having too much time on his hands the Hungarian news agency said Sat urday Police found 3000 alarm Shackleford Miller in three hours in south Texas be tween UvaJdc and Lapryor caus ing flash flooding More than three inches fell at Kingsville al so in south Texas and one inch fell in 20 minutes at Big Spring flooding streets Lubbock Am arillo Plainview and Sherman were raked by storms The rains have prevented har vesting and were i believed to have placed south plains wheat crops in jeopardy Cotton crops in Hale Floyd and Swisher coun ties just south of the Panhandle werefar behind in planting Flash Flood A flush flood covered the heart of Brackettville a ranch center of about 125 miles west ql San Antonio under 18 inches ol water The town had about 5 inches of rain on the embargo issue next week Aggrtssors in Under U S urging Britain and other luce world nations had joined earlier in a stiffer trade embargo against Pciping than Had been applied against Mos cow This was done primarily on the grounds that the Chinese Com miinlsts had been declared by the United Nations to be ag gressors in the Korean War The United States bars all ship mcnts toRed China and admin istration Officials r have not as far publicly as in suggesting a review of this Vpoli Johnson decision to relax the embargo represented an abrupt break and perhaps a setback to the policies we been Knowland chief crit ic of the Peiping regimearid prin cipal defender of the Nationalist ABOARD HMS ALERT With the British Atomic Task nuclear chiefs fired the second and mightiest hydrogen bomb explosion of Britains test series here in the Central Pacific Friday The to carry a punch equal to five million tons of place high in the air near tiny Maiden Atoll 400 miles south of Christmas Island A white hot flare more bril liant than the sun lit the sky and ocean for a hundred miles A whitepainted Valiant jet bomber dropped the fourton omb thousands of feet above the ea then banked away sharply at 00 mph with only 90seconds to scape the blitzing flash and the illdestroying fireball searing the iceans surface Fridays bomb was believed to je more than three times as pow rful as the weapon exploded in midMay The court declared Kasper was accused of willfully disregard ing and violating the district courts order The decision said 12 Negroes were enrolled in the Clinton High School last August under an in The Red Cross said that 36224 Texans were directly affected by tornadoes and floods during April and May not counting Thursday or Fridays victims At least 745 Chinese on Formosa told Senate Friday Britain may lose Hong Kong to a Red China bol stered to new strength by British goods But the moderate tone of Know lands criticism of theLondon de cision went a way toward dissipating State Department fears that violent reaction in Con gress might put a further strain on U SBritish relations homes and 384 were destroyeJ farm buildings and 197 other buildings flattened Deaths legration order without picketing violent wcather totaicd or violence but that Kasper rived in Clinton on Aug 25 from somewhere in the East I Tornado damage in Texas since ithe first of the year was esti AP Wircphoto PILOT WEDS COAUTHOR Bill Bridgernan pilot who first flew the Skyrocket test plane and Jacque line Hazard who helped him write his book about his experiences are shown together after their marriage of clocks in Kocroesis home which emhe had stolen from the factory at Carmel Calif Brjdsreman was a War 11air where he worked j hero and a leader in supersonic plane development llll 1 1 1 V IVHi tlUtT X OV1 His declared purpose the apjniatcd at by the state civil defense office r AH About icals court said established cu mulatively by many witnesses was to run the Negroes out of the school or to cause D J Brittain its principal to resign his job and so violate the courts segregation order The appeals court said mass picketing then was started andJMason City Fair and cooler Sat that by Aug 29 the urday night low 4254 Fair and The Weather become menacing so that both students and faculty were terror ized and one Negro had been at tacked a little warmer nrar 70 Youth Is Charged in Womans Death Sunday high Damage in Arthur Fire ARTHUR ifl Fire destroyed two buildings of the Farmers Ele vator Co here early Saturday causing damage estimated at about The loss included 37000 bushels corn 4000 bushels of oats and 1500 bushels of soybeans The grain still was smoldering at noon and firemen were standing by to guard against a new outbreak of flame Prompt action by the fire men prevented the fire from spreading to a nearby lumber and coal company despite a shortage of water Iowa Partly cloudy and cooler1 Saturday high 6272 Fair cool er Saturday night low 4252 Fair and warmer west Sunday GlobeGazette weather data up Wounds Woman Then Turns Gun on Self and a little warmer High 65 to SAME Blacfc fljt i h OTTUMWA Harold lAshcraft 17 rural Bloom field 75 was free on bond Saturday after being charged Friday with 8 am Saturday less driving in connection with Maximum fnday death of an Otturwa woman Minimum frriday Night Minnie J Morrison 63 Ottum At 8 amSaturday wa was fatally injured when she Precipitation was struck by Ashcrafts car onjVEAR AGO J ilowa 34 inside the city limits Maximum h n Minimum DES MOINES JP A 47year old paroled slayer from Kansas shot and killed himself about Minnesota Sunday partly am Saturday after he had 264 80 49 59 01 Inch 55 shot arid wounded Mildred Miller 44 as she ran toward police for help The shooting occurred on DCS Moines east side Mrs Miller was listed in airly good condition at a hospital from a bullet wound in her left elbow iPolice said they told the in cident arose from Farrars anger Mrs Millers attention to an other man   

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