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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 4, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH JOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIIi Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Sevca Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 4 1957 This Iapcr ConsblJ of Two No S Permits Japan Court to Try GI Invokes 5fh Amendment 130 Times Beck Jr to Face Charge Also Remains Mum WASHINGTON UP Chair man John L McClellan of th Senate Rackets Committee Tues day ordered contempt of congres action against the son and rieph ew of Teamsters President Dav Beck McClellan ordered contemp proceedings started by the com mittee staff after a fruitless ques tioning of Dave Beck Jr and Jo seph McEvoy Becks nephew b marriage on their relations wit the Teamsters Unionand its pa roll Beck Jr invoked the Fift Arrieridnient 130 times in refusin to tell committee investigators whether he got nearly in salary and expenses from the union McEvoy invoked the Fifth Amendment 90 times on similar questions Both men refused to say even whether they knew the senior Beck Flagrant Abuse McCleilan told the two balkyj witnesses that he doubted that the Founding Fathers ever conceived such flagrant abuse would bfj made of the FifthJ Amendment 4as hasbeeiumade of it since this committee started its hearings and particularly to day He said that if the sus tain the right of the two wit nesses to invoke the Fifth Amend ment to many of the questions asked them today then Ameri ca faces a great and law enforcement could break DuPont Ruling AT WATERLOO Realtors to Appraise Garage Site Antitrust Push Seen MUM AND GLUM AP Wlrcphoto Dave Beck Jr presented thisglum appearance as he testified before the Senate Rackets Investigating committee during its continuing probe of Teamster union affairs Young Beck refused to answer nearly every question hurled at him AMES Robert K Beck of the State Highway Commission announced Tuesday that independent real estate ex perts will be assigned to the Waterloo area to appraise right of way and evaluate property WASHINGTON OMaj bought for a maintenance ga hohey DWyo predicted Tuesday rage Their findings will be the courtdecreed separation of made public 5u Pont Co from General Motors Beck said three independent Corp will give fresh r impetus to members of the American Insti antitrust bills pending ia C onlute of Real Estate appraisers gress would be assigned to appraise The senator who presided over all the property heeded for a long inquiry into General Morightofway on the project ors IVa yearsago also tolda south of Waterloo that his 1956 suggestions Garaae Site for dismembering GM t h e He said the trio also would ap vorlds biggest manufacturing praise property bought at Wat s h o u 1 d be followed erloo for last December through as a maintenance garage site I think this decision will be This latter purchasewas the fo a memorable one in the history of cal point of a legislative investi the Supreme Court and the intergating committee hearing In pretation of the antitrust laws DesMoineslast week hesaid x Beck said the independent ex New Arguments Wlrcphulq ALBINO baby albinosquirrel acts up lor Gliff Miller and his son Paul I who live on a farm north of Cleghorn The albino wasftfpuml in art old tree on the farm Another white squirrel was found with this one but it died later It is being staffed for the Sanfoid Museum collection at Cherokee This little one will be given to the Iowa Conservation Commission for display at the Iowa State Fair Solons in Wave of Protests Illinois Man Is Involved WASHINGTON Wl The United tates surrendered to Japanese rcssure Tuesday and agreed to urn over to Japan for trial the young American soldier accused of killing a Japanese woman gath ering sqrap on an Army firing range The joint announcement of decision by Secretary of Defense Wilson and Secretary of State Dulles set off immediate outcries in Congress and posed threat to the status of forces treatiei the United States has with many foreign countries The case already had been tak en up as a cause by most Jap anese newspapers aiid leftist poll CancerSmoking Link Is ined by Report FJROM OUR WIRE SERVICES NEW who smoke cigarettes are 10 times more likely to die of lung cancer than nonsmokers the American Cancer Society reported Tuesday The high courts 42 decision Monday set off arguments on Cap itol Hill and created some ap parent confusion in industry Sen Frear DDel said the ruling could in my opinion have an ad verse economic effect on the country at large It seems to me the court has gone far andwide and found only thinnest possible basis on which to reach its majority opin ion he said The court ruled that the huge chemical firm must give up its commanding position in Gen It finds the lung cancer death rate one thousand per cent higher in smokers than among nonsmokers Smoking also boosts the chances of fatalheait attacks by 70 per cent the society said down Sen Karl E Mundt eral Motors It ordered the case returned to a district court in Chicago for determination of jjst These are final figures from a huge fouryear study of 188000 how that should be accomplished men aged 50 to 70 About 60 per cent were regular cigarette smokl The process was expected to be a committee member predicted that the committee would vote a contempt citation and that the Senate would approve it Sen Sam J Ervin Jr DNC commented that if the Fifth Amendment didnt have a lot of vitality it would have been plumb wore out today Young Beck had refused to say whether he knew his father grounds that it may in criminate me 3 Times a Minute ers the others had not smoked During the four years 11870 died The findings which indicate a spectacular association between cigarette smoking and lung can cer and heart disease were an nounced at the American Medical Assns annual meeting by Dr E Young Dave was a faster man with the Fifth Amendment than his famous father invoking it more than three times a minute His father used it more than 200 times but it took him most of three days because he made speeches between his nonan swers Beck junior invoked the Fifth Amendment 69 times in less than 20 minutes and snickered at times as he did so You think its humorous Mr Beck Chief Counsel Robert F Kennedy of the committee asked him at one point No sir Beck replied his grin fading fast The elder Beck is on the way out as Teamsters president amid charges by the committee that he used his official position to Cuyler Hammond director and Dr Daniel Horn assistant direc tor of statistical research The survey was carried out by 20000 volunteer workers in nine York New Jersey Pennsylvania Michigan Illinois Wisconsin Minnesota Iowa and California a long one All Causes Death rates from all causes were higher among the smokers than among the nonsmokers The rates rose consistently in propor tion to the amount of cigarette smoking Among men who smoked one half day or less the death rate was 34 per cent higher than among non smokers Among smokers of one half to one pack a day it was 70 per cent higher among one to twopackaday smokers it was 96 per cent higher and it was 123 per cent higher for men who smoked two or more packs a day No Association The survey showed little or no Wants Ike to Ask Equal Time on Russ Television WASHINGTON of State Dulles indicated Tuesdayit will be up to President Eisen hower to decide whether to de mand equal television time in the Soviet Union Dulles returning to Washing ton from a vacation at Duck Is land in Lake Ontario avoided saying what he thought about sug gestions that some American of ficial should seek to go on Soviet TV Rep Brooks Hays DArk said that if the Soviets do provide the time President Eisenhower should speak to the Russian peo ple Soviet Party Boss Nikita Khrushchev was interviewed for an hour over CBS radioand TV last Sunday When Dulles was asked what he thought abouthaving Eisenhower demand equal time with Khrush chev the secretary replied I expect the President will have his own ideas about that Clayton Act Du Fonts 23 per cent stock in terest in GM the Supreme Court decided results in violation of the Clayton Antitrust Act Du Pont started buying GM stock 40 years ago and says it now holds 63 mil lion shares Other sources put the total at more than 64 million Justice Brennan speaking for the fourjudge majority said Du Pont purposely employed the stock to pry open the General Motors market to enrich itself although he said top officials of both firms acted honorably and fairly in behalf of their respec tive firms without any design to overreach anyone OMahoney notedthat a sizable bundle of antitrust legislation awaits congressional action much of it endorsed by the Eis enhower administration The Su preme Court ruling he sug perts were being assigned on suggestion of Commissioner Emery Loomis of Waterloo with concurrence of other members of the commission Quick Profit The maintenance garage site was purchased on recommenda tion of Loomis It later devel oped that Mr andMrs Wilfred Prentice quickprofit oV about the dial Prelitice is a salesman in todm is real estate firm Both Pren tice and Loomis said that Loom is did not gain in anyway by the transaction and Jthat Pren tice had no advance notice of the commissions garage site plans Beck also said that all future property acquisition by the com mission will be obtained by our RightofWay Department Emil V John commission righjofway engineer said Iowa procedures for acquiring right of way have been approved by the U S Bureau of Public Roads Ike Gets Report of Dissension WASHINGTON leaders tooklo President Eisen hower Tuesday a GOP dissension over tois spending pro and of the difficulties Uutrying to regain control o t As a to aparty Yally In Washington Thursday and Friday Eisenhower arranged to sec National Chairman Meade Al corn and congressional chairmen at the White House Alcorn told newsmen he had informed President that the experiencing Some difficulty in obtaining funds because some previous large contributors feel the federal budget is too high As for the difficulty in obtaining funds Alcorn said the Presi remarked that he had heard enrich himself young Dave and association between cancer and other relatives No Answer Young Dave a balding dou blechinned 200pound 36year old refused to say whether he and his father had any business relationships He also refused to say whether he had been en gaged in any legitimate law ful business I believe the answer may tend to intimidate mean incriminate me said Junior I believe you may have been right the first time said Mc Clellan The committee spent about an hour and a half putting ques tions to Dave Jr and McEvoy then adjourned its session unti Thursday It will begin then an inquiry into the Bakers Union pipe or cigar smokers Shortly after the report was made the tobacco industrys Re search Committee issued a state ment reiterating its stand that the causes of cancer and heart disease are not yet known to medical science The committee said the HammondHorn report did nothing to change this fact Crash Injuries Prove Fatal to Eagle Grove Man CLARION Leonard Steig 50 Eagle Grove died Tuesday of injuries suffered Sunday in a twocar collision three miles west of here on Highway 3 Survivors include his widow DIES OF INJURIES two sons STORM LAKE Nathan j Three others who were in Anderson of near Alta died Monjjured in the crash were listed day in a hospital here from injas in fair condition Tuesday juries suffered in an automobilelThey are Harriet Goeres 42 Pleads Innocent to Tax Evasion Charge TACOMA Wash Union International Presiden Dave Beck pleaded innocen Tuesday to charges he evaded the payment of 556000 in income taxes in 1950 Date of the tria was not set Beck also entered a plea of in nocent to a charge that he aided in preparing a fraudulent return the same year for a subsidiary of the union a Seattle building as sociation gested will strengthen the move ment Pending are the premerger notification bill requiring large firms to notify the government of planned mergers a proposed ightening of the RobinsonPat man antiprice discrimination aw and other measures in cluding one for a tighter regula tion of bank mergers Ottumwa Bowling Alley Burns Loss OTTUMWA of undeter mined origin caused an estimated damage to the Diamond Horseshoe Bowling Al ley in downtown Ottumwa early Tuesday No one was injured The fire discovered shortly be fore midnight was brought under control at 5 am but firemen continued pouring water into the twostory brick structure The basement first floor and all fixtures including five alleys were destroyed Firemen were hampered in fighting the blaze be cause they were unable to chop through the alleys into the base ment where the fire originated A nearby jewelry store and gro Reorganizing Plans OKd by Voters CHARLES CITY Two school reorganizations which will bring together approximately 2500 stu dents into two new districts were passed Monday by voters in Floyd Cerro Gordo and Mitchell counties The reorganization of 16 dis tricts into the Rudd Rockford and Marble Rock Community School District passed by a 1221250 mar gin The plan passed in all dis tricts in Floyd Cerro Gordo and Mitchell counties and will effect 1200 students 1300 Students At Osage another school reor ganization which will bring togeth er 20 districts and 1300 students was passed by Mitchell County voters The margin was 1166297 All but Orchard Consolidated in the Osage election fayored the merger Residents of the 20 districts in eluded in the plan voted as fol that too Asked just how serious the situ ation seems to be Alcorn replied In the long run I dont think it will make any difference He went on to say that in his opinion the nowreluctunt large contributors come to realize that there is no alternative to the a d m inistrations spending program for the fiscal year starting July 1 ticians Thus no matter what the put come it is certain to be a disturb ing clement in U S international relations for a long time Illinois Native Involved in the incident is Army Specialist 3C William C Girard 21 of OUawaLaSalle 111 The woman was Mrs Naka Sa cai 46 one of many Japanese who ekeout a livingscavenging or metal on the firing range at Somagahara The woman was struck by an empty cartridge case fired from grenade launcher last Jan 30 Girard says he may1have Tired the shol but hedenies he in tended to hit anyone He intended only to warn from the area he directed to The Status of Forces agreement involved provides for trial in Jap anese courts for offenses commit ted by U S servicemen not in ther performance of duty In the Giard case for the first time in more than 14QtiO incidents of alleged infraction of local law the Japanese claimed their treaty right to be the judges of whether an act is carried out on duty Controlling Issuse That was the controlling in the Girard case arid he deci sion apparently hinged on the pre cise nature of Girardsrorders The US officials agreed that Girard had orders from his pla cery shop suffered extensive smoke and water damage High Court Backs Mayor of Mapleton rMIt M The accident last week She had been in a coma since the accident Theodore Goeres 18 and David Kramer all of Dyersville SAME DATE Black fla meani traffic death In put II hours DES MOINES a de cision holding that the pardon powers of the governor are broad the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that W J Hau brich legally is entitled to serve as mayor of Mapleton despite a federal income tax conviction Haubrich convicted in 1950 of the federal charge was elected mayor of Mapleton in November 1955 The following month former G o v Leo A Hoegh granted him restoration of tbe citizenship which he lost as a result of the federal con viction Haubrichs right to act mayor was subsequently chal lenged by Robert V Dean and others They contended that Haubrich could not be given back full citizenship rights un less he also received a pardon federal authorities The Iowa high court in an opinion by Justice Henry K Peterson held that the gover nor of a state has the power to remove the disqualification of a federal offense even if fed eral officials have not acted In the Haubrich case after the point came up that Hoegh ows Burr yes 2 no Ge ar 11 Fairview 0 May District 11 4 jincoln Center 21 0 Lincoln than the Mitchell Conpublicly 79 Mount 20 3 Orchard 103 Vote By Districts Osage Independent 570 58 Pleasant 6 Pleasant 9 Rock 1 Rock 2 Rock 1 Rock 15 3 Rock 4 Rudd Town ship in Floyd 0 Shian 2 and Spring 0 The Rudd Rockford Marble Rock vote by districts was asfol lows Rudd yes 57 no Rockford 346 18 Marble Rock Consolidated 63 Rockford 72 27 Rock 3 Rudd 4 Scott Township 47 14 17 10 The money is not flowing in as rapidly as we would like he said He added however that Republicans still have a nest egg in the bank and the parly is not broke Alcorn called on Eisenhower to report on six regional GOP con ferences the National Committee has sponsored in various sections of the country He was accom panied by Sen Schocppel of Kan sas chairman of the Senate Re publican Campaign Committee Rep Simpson of Pennsylvania vho heads the House GOP Con gressional Campaign Committee and Miss Bertha Adkins assistant to Alcorn in charge of the partys womens activities The GOP leaders exuded a de gree of optimism over chances of recapturing control of Congress and stressed party unity behind the administration legislative pro gram But some party men say those who visited Eisenhower arc more concerned over the budget revolt than they are willing to admit All About Wealher toon commander to guard a ma chinegun and other equipment ia the area But they accepted the Japanese contention that Girards action in firing the shell case was outside the scope of his guard dutyarid wasitherefore not done in the performance of official duty Thecommanding general of Gi rards division certified that the action was done in the perform ance of official But the WilsonDulles statement said the firing of empty shell cases from the grenade launcher was not authorized The Cabinet officers noted that others stated but Girard denied that empty shell cases were thrown out to entice the Japanese to approach Ruling Hailed The Japanese embassy hailed the new ruling and expressed be lief the unfortunate affair will be amicably settled through it Minister Takeso Shimoda said of course Japanese authorities will take the utmost care so that the trial will be conducted with the utmost fairness But reaction among American lawmakers made it clear the mat ter is not finished Before than bare outlines of the decision Mason City Mostly fair and warm through Wednesday High Wednesday 8285 and low Tues day night 5558 Iowa Generally sunny and warm Wednesday Partly cloudy and mild Tuesday night low 5464 Minnesota Variable cloudiness through Wednesday with scat tered afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms Low Tuesday night 4555 High Wednesday 7585 were generally known Rep Bow ROhio was denouncing it and demanding treaty revision Sen Butler RMd issued a statement demanding congres sional reexamination of all Sta tus of Forces agreements Bow told reporters Girard is being sacrificed to Japanese na tionalism and said he will push for early adoption of his resolu tion for renegotiation of the agree ments on servicemens trials GlobeGazette weather data up did not restore Haubrichs citi Cedar and Mitchell 8 am Tuesday izenship until after the 0 Owen I 1 Maximum Monday ber election the 2 Blaine 24 3 Owen Minimum Monday night ton City Council on April 20 15 Center 14 0 Owen 6 Co At 8 am Tuesday as 1956 declared the office of jlumbia 14 0 Owen 7 Arthur mayor vacant and appointed 2 and Dougherty 2 Becker Haubrich to fill the vacancy 1 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 81 52 67 76 51 NEW CHIEF JUSTICE DES MOINES HVJustice Nor man R Hays Knoxville has been elected chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court for the six months starting July 1 He will succeed Justice William L Bliss Masori City the present chief justice
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