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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 20, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North logos Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Prest Full Lease Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 20 1957 Paper ConiUU ot SectionsSection No Military Cutbacks Propose l ITi rj ii US Appeals Girard Verdict Union Boss Testifies at Probe Tells of Ties With Woman WASHINGTON fflJames Cross Bakers Union president said Wednesday he hired as a union or ganizer without knowing she wa a convicted prostitute Cross plump and ruddyfaced told the Senate Rackets Commit tee his with the woman Kay Lower LosAngeles was that ol a boss and an em ploye Mrs Lower wasfired as soon as he heard of her police record The committee is lookinginto allegations by a suspended union official ihat Cross u se d union funds to finance an affair with Mrs Lower that he misused union money in other ways and that he approved wage agreements with baking in terests that loaned him Expects Vindication Before taking the stand Oross newsmen he expects to b vindicated arid plans to serye pul the remainingfour years and four months of his presidential term unless the good Lord disposes of meJ Cross told the Rackets Commit tee Mrs Lower was hired in 1954 in connection with efforts to or ganize two Los Angeles bakeries that her work secret union members werent told she Kids Its WILL Get GERMAN MEASLES MAIDENHEADEngland UP said Dr Charles Stevens to his wife let give the children German measles Fine said Mrs Batty Stevens Shall we schedule it for their vacations So the Stevens have made plans to their nine chil dren four boys and iivii girls to the German measles this summer so they would not have worse attacks later Its much better for our five daughters to have German measles while theyre young Dr Stevens said They wont catch it when they are pregnant which could be dangerous Russ Intervention in Hungary Rapped to U N UNITEDNATIONS N Y UP A U N committee said Thurs day thatthe peoples will for independence in Hungary only been strengthened by the Soviet armys undenied suppression of the uprising inthat country last October and November But the General Assemblys special committee on Hungary also declared that Soviet arms had dashed hopes of the immense ma jority for political rights and fundamental freedoms now It said that the Communist regime of Premier Janos JKadar installed by the Hussianshas popular support and that rigid Communist controls momentarily removed by the uprising are be ing reimposed step by step In areport to the Assembly the fiyeination investigating commit tee accused Soviet troops of in discriminate slaughter of women and children mass arrests sum mafyexecutions and thousands of deportations Itlsaid estimates of Soviet forces in Hungary varied from 75000 to 200000 men with 1600 or 4000 tanks From Asia was on the payroll I The committee reported that In response to repeated quesmanv soldiers apparently tions Cross said he and Mrs Lower once were in Portland Ore at the same time He ex plained his hesitancy about an swering by saying My memory is poor as to people Little Different I thought might be a little different Chairman McClellan DAfk suggested I know what you thought Cross shot bacfc The union chief said Mrs Lower knownto him then as Mrs E K Thorpe Smother of two hired to help organize employes of the Van de Kamp and Golden Crest bakeries in Los Angeles Theunion had were Mongols and Tartars from lentral Asia who had been told hey were being sent to Egypt to throw hack AngloFrench aerialists and therefore mis ook the Danube for the Suez anal It estimated that 2500 to 3000people died in the fighting The committee said they were deeply shocked at the appall1 ing tortures used by the Hun garian secret police which they TOGETHER described as all powerful piti John Conte and his wife Ruth less and unabashed by any shamewho vowed when they were AP Wirephoto spent over 20 years T ing in Y a U to organize those nrms he said ful act Barred by the Reds from Hun gary the five committeemen took some 2000 pages of testimony from 111 Hungarians all recent refugees at hearings in New York Geneva Rome Vienna and Because of organizing difficul ties he testified it wasdecided eptember Session The Assembly must decide whether to meet and discuss report now or wait until its 12th married they would always sleep under the same roof en ter a Hollywood hospital for the actors appendectomy Mrs Conte will live at the hospital until her husband is released He took up residency at the hospital forseveral days last year when his wife lost their expected baby High Court About Set to Recess Fast Action Is Wanted WASHINGTON Justice Department Thursday appealed to the Supreme Court from ade cision barring the government from releasing GI William S Girardto the Japanese fortrial A petition to the nations high est court said the decision by U S Distinct Judge Joseph C M c Ja r r a g h y was clearly wrong The petition said the public interest in an early dis position of the case is so great thatthe high tribunal should act at the earliest convenient date The petition was signed by Atty Gen Brovvnell and Solicitor J Lee Rankin The decision to go directly to the Supreme Courf came after lengthy conferences between Jus tice and Defense Department of ficials over the governments next step in the case of the soldier accused of killing a Japanese woman Fast Action The Supreme Court has planned to adjourn for the summer next Justice Douglas al ready has left tot the West Coast preliminary toa sum mer tour of the Middle East By implication there was a re quest the petition for the high court to handle the case before taking its recess f The petition noted that an ap peal had been filed in the U S Court of Appeals here but said the government wished the Su preme Court to take the case at onceso that an early final deci sion may be had Trial Otherwise the petition said the overwhelming likelihood is that United willi be unable to fulfill its commitment to Japan for several months even though the Japa nese government is very desirous of holding respondents Girards rial without delay and expects iim to be turned over promptly The petition said the govern ments position in the case simple It rests on the international aspects which the District Court has totally ignored it said Un der international law Japan is sovereign within its own coun try DIPLOMATS DAUGHTER FOUND Christina Wen nerstrom 16 and Huw Williams 18 jtiairied in West Virginia last month hold hands after Pa Her motherwife of the Swedish air attache to the U S said shed pay the fine to freethe couple who were picked up for speed ing The two whohad beenmissing for weeks said they were returning to Washington from a Canadian honey moon Williams a Senate page boy Offer Is Made to Soviets First Step in Disarmament LONDON wi Harold Slasson old the disarmament conference Thursday the United States isj ready lo cut back its armed forces lo millionmen as part of a limited East West disarmament treaty if Russia does Ihe same This would mean a cut of about 300000 under the estimated 2800 000 now in the U S armed serv ices Moscow announced Jan 7 the Soviet armed forces Had been cut by 1840000 men The announce ent did not say what the the force wasbefore the cut 1055 British estimate put U at 780000 men No Preconditions The American delegates state rent at n session of the United Nations disarmament group here ladeit clear the United Stoles attaching no political prccoh Ilionsto Ihc proposal He said STRAUSS IS SPEAKER Hoover Smithy Is Dedicated WEST eastern towns most fa man Lewis L Strauss of the Atomic Energy Commission said Thursday the chief humanists of our day from all countries mous son It is the work of numbers of Hoovers neighbors friends arid admirers all members of the should meet lo seek a plan for Hoover Birthplace Foundation world peace Strauss made the suggestion similar to one he voiced last a national organization with 70 wellknown personages as trus tees uu icyuil UUW Ul UIIUI lib pi f to go entirely outside the ranks regular session starting next UOCtOT S Dili of labor to get an organizer Sent 17 get Mrs Lower was hired he said because the union strategy had to be handled in a manner if you will allow me that was un orthodox Let Others Judge He said he would let others judge the success of the strategy saying both plants now are under union contract He said he knew nothing of Mrs Lowers conviction on pros titution charges until Curtis R Sims secretarytreasurer of the union loosed a broadside of cori ruption charges at him last March The United States is understood to feel that the document is so im portant it should be taken up early in that session when many foreign ministers will be on hand The U S delegation expects to call to gether the 24 countries that spon sored the Jan 10 resolution and propose that they make a recom mendation to this effect month in a speech delivered at Former President Hoover Thursdays dedication of a who will be 83 next Aug 10 was shop at the birth not present for of former President Her The family wasrepresented by bert Hoover his son Allan Hoover The AEC chief said allthe Restoring the old blacksmith leaders of con shop has been a labor of love cern is with man rather than the physical universe which for the townspeople here Ant for others who have known and HAROLD STASSEN Plan Korean Buildup pwcver it must be related to an greement providing for u sits ension of nuclear weapon tests The Stasscn proposal was the ifst of a scries of statements on he US proposals lollie confcr nce Stassen said the proposed cul jaclc of American and Sovicl orces million men should be carried out within 12 months of the signing of any treaty He added the United Slates was ready to consider even further reductions in force levels in its vish to meet Russia half way Two Stages Stassen gave no indication of what the lowest ceilings might eventually be but said they could be carried out in two further on the solution of various political problems This appeared lo be a reference to BastWest differences on the fu ture of Germany Stassen emphasized that further reduction of force levels would WASHINGTON WlSoulh Kors nn Ambassador You Chan Yang said Thursday he understands 1GAllied powers have agreed oh aprpgninvCor modernizing ons in South Korea Yangsaidin an that the United Nations command is expected to notify C6mmu nisls of the Western Alliances in tentions at a meeting called in Panmuhjom Friday I believe the reason for the meeting Is to change the armistice agreement in order lo let ed Nulions command build up to the strength ofCommunist forces In North Korea the ambassador said 1950 Tragedy Certainly that should be tie added We should riot repeat the J050 tragedy whidraUowed the Communists lo build up the nth degree while we were sitting there like clay pigeons He said the Communist builclup in North Korea is not ja fantastic dream1 Yang returned front man inhabits should be invited worked with Hoover it has been to this new kind of confer a testimonial of their regard for nnnn pended Sims March 8 holding that he had made unfounded charges against Cross and George Stuart who subsequently re signed as union vice president Iowa Visit The committee read into the record a letter from an Ottumwa Iowa hotel manager showing Cross and Mrs Lower for merly lived at Sioux City Iowa were given adjoining rooms 618 and 820 on Jan 13 1956 Cross said Mrs Lower went to Ottumwa with Union Vice Presi dent John Nelson of Los Angeles McClellan said a committee in vestigator cnecked with the Ot tumwa hotel and he told Cross Your room and Mrs Lowejrs did connect the room with Nelson did not Cross testified Mrs Lower went io the union convention at Ottum wa to report to him on her prog ress in organizing two bakeries in Los Angeles Attending Benny Hooper MANORVILLE Ky W The parents of Benny Hooper Jr the 6yearold boy who was rescued from a well five weeks ago pro fessed themselves stunned Thurs day after receiving a bill from the doctor who attended the boy at the well site and after ward We are trying not to be upset but we are rather shocked and dont know how lo take it or un OTTUMWA UP James Kilfoiljderstand it said the boys moth 63 an Ottumwa miner was killed ier She added that she and her Wednesday when pinned in the husband just dont have the mon 2 DIE ON CARRIER JACKSONVILLE Fla UP Live steam set loose by an ex ploding high speed pump aboard the aircraft carrier Franklin D Roosevelt killed two seamen and seriously burned five others the him Before these men hecon tinued a harried world would lay its problem Is there a way to peace L Strauss conceded there are some people who will ridicule this idea as utterly visionary But he said Even if it should fail of its purpose such a conference would represent an Herbert Hoovers parents died Bother big powers like Britain or attempt by rational men to in 1883 when he was 9 Ho vent France or Red China However in Thebuilding was qarefully constructed in the pioneer fash ion using wooden pegs instead of nails The forge is a repro duction of one used Ky Jesse Hoover and the other equip ment is of the type used by blacksmiths in the 1870s and 1880s form part of a firststage disarm between East andWdst The delegate of Russia in thc fivepower UN group Valerian Zorin did not immediately accept or reject Slassens proposal In a general discussion he asked sev eral questions to clarify some de tails 5Powcr Group The fivcrpower group consists of the United States Britain France Canada arid Russia In his proposal Stassen did not mention any force ceilings for Navy said Thursday leave no resource untried to live with relatives on the The restored smithy erected West Coast at that time near the humble cottage Gov Herschel C Loveless al the former President was born so spoke at the ceremonies stands in a small park estab prior to Strauss brief dedica lished in honor of this small tion speech Miner Dies Under Slab of Slate New Globe mine near here by a fall of a single piece of slate weighing more than two tons Tdo other miners James Mor iris Oskaloosa jumped to safety JThey recovered Kilfoils body Coroner Gordon Traul said Kil foil died of suffocation ey Upay such a bill in view of financial setbacks occasioned by the rescue Dr Joseph K Kris the physi cian who submitted the bill said The time I put in was 8 full days and close to 100 hours My Ume is worth an hour I think Kilfoil was driving a mule pulli the bill was a fair amount to ing an empty mine Car It jumped Icharge the track and a prop car struck ai Mrs Hooper said she felt the new entry which collapsed redoctor had based his bill on re leasing the slab of slate ports that the parents had re ceived a large amount in con tributions from welhvishers How ever she said this totaled less than The hospital itself made noj charge to the parents SAME previous exchanges the British and French forces were given a suggested limitation of 750000 men each Special arrangements almost certainly would have to be made to lay down a ceiling for Red Chi na even though it is not a member of the United Nations The disarmament group which has until Aug 1 to report to the UN Disarmament Commission in New York adjourned until Tuesday a European visit which covered all the Allied powers that partici pated in the defense of Korea Ha said the consensus from his talks was that the free world cannot continue to ignore Communist vi olations of the armistice agree ment 800 Plants The Communist air force in North Korea has been reported at more than 800 planes all intro duced since the cease fire agree mcnt was signed In addition mod ern weapons and additional tanks and artillery also have been re ported added to the Communist strength The armistice expressly forbids modernization of weapons It per mits replacements only Both Secretary of Slate Dulles and Secretary of Defense Wilson as well as President Eisenhower have indicated in recent weeks thatthe question of modernizing arms in Korea has been under ac tive consideration All About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy through Friday chance of thuri dcrshower Thursday night and Friday afternoon Low Thurs day night 65 Southerly winds 2035 mph Friday warm and more humid high around 90 Partly cloudy wanner Thursday night chance of few thundershowers extreme north west low 6572 Friday partly cloudy scattered showers and thunderstorms north not so warm 429Page Excise Revision Biii Is Passed by House WASHINGTON UP The House Thursday passed by voice vote and sentto the Senate a 429 page tax revision bill that would affect pocketbooks of many busi nessmen and consumers The Senate is not expected to complete action on the measure until next year The bill would provide the first overall technical revision in 25 years of the excise taxes levied on the manufacture and sale of goods and services Its sponsors claimed the over all result would be to trim only 15 million dollars in the next fiscal year from the 10 billion dollars in annual revenue produced by these taxes However the measure would have a farreaching impact on liquor and cigarette producers GlobeGazette weather data upland one way or another rt mtt fr Minnesota Showers warmer BILL APPROVED WASHINGTON UP The House Thursday passed an 813023 public works bill contain ing funds for 285 rivers harbors INTERIOR OF HOOVER SMITHY TMais the interior of the replica of the black flood control and reclamation smith shop operated by Herbert Hoovers fathor at West Branch The shop located projects j near the home in which Hoover was born dedicated Thursday to 8 am Thursday Maximum Wednesday 82 many consumers Among other things the bill MininuimtWcdncsday night 60 Kvould repeal the admissions tax AP Wircphoto At 8 am Thursday 72 Precipitation 25 inch YEAR AGO Maximum 96 Minimum 63 ion swimming pools and skating irinks grant tax relief to parochial ancl nonprofit schools and slap a new tax on tape and wire record lers   

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