Mason City Globe Gazette, September 13, 1957

Mason City Globe Gazette

September 13, 1957

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 13, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I N I W S P A P I R T H A T M A PC I S ALL NORTH lOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Vcest Full Lease Wires Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13 1957 Thlj Paper Consists ol Two One No Faubus En Route to Talks Two Advisers Accompany Him LITTLE ROCK Ark Gov Orval E Faubus and two consultants left by plane Friday for a Saturday conference with President Eisenhower to discuss the integration impasse The gubernatorial party was in a sixplace Aero Commander manned by a pilot and copilot The conference with the Presi dent at the vacation White House is scheduled for Saturday morn ing The Governor said that he was entirely in the hands of the pilot and added as the good Bap tists say God willing I will be back late Saturday night or Sun day Reporters asked him if he would have legal advisers witl him at the conference He saic he would not The only time I will need le gal advice is in court not in conference Faubus said He refused a barrage of ques tions concerning the conferenc itself White House Press Secretar James C Hagerty said it wa likely Faubus and his party woul spend the night in Providence R I They will be picked up b helicopter at Theodore Franci Green Airport near Providenc Saturday and flown to Newpor for the meeting Hagerty said Capt E P Aurand the Presi dents naval aide will meet the Arkansas Governor Hagerty said there was an al ternative plan to take Faubus to the meeting by automobile if bad weather interfered with the air lift One of the Governors aides1 said Faubus is not making the trip with the intention of capitu lating to federal wishes in the Central High School integration matter Instead the aide said Faubus asked for the personto pe rsonjnee ting with Eisenhower for the purpose of conferring Late Thursday the vacation White House announced that Atty Gen Herbert Brownell Jr and Sherman Adams the assistant to the President would arrive in Newport early Saturday in time for the meeting Also expected to be on hand was Rep Brooks Hays an old friend of the President and the chief gobetween in set ting up the meeting Nature Boy Will Plead His Own Case MOUNTAIN GROVE Mo UP Minnig 52 known as Na ture Boyin this area because of LeROY McHALE McHale Is Captured in Florida BidPad Case Is Dropped Cite Lack of Evidence DES MOINES Indiana men accused of an attempted scheme to pad bids on highway equipment will not bej prosecuted on the basis of pres ent information Atty Gen Nor man Erbe and Polk County At torney Ray Hanrahan said Thurs day In a joint statement Erbe and Hanrahan siiri fhprp i Steps were being taken Fri day in Mason City for return of LeRoy McHale 32 arrested at Jacksonville Fla after a nationwide search of over two years McHale escaped from the Cerro Gordo jail June 9 1955 where he was being held on armed robbery charges Sheriff Jerry Allen said he received word Thursday that FBI agents and officers of Du Vall County Fla made the arrest McHale was armed and driving a car stolen in New Mexico Car Theft The report to Allen came from Joseph Thornton of the Omaha FBI office McHale is in the custody of a US marshal in Florida and is charged with unlawful flight to escape prosecution and with taking a stolen vehicle across state lines Officers found two pistols in a briefcase beside McHales car a deputy sheriffs badge a special police badgea pair of handcuffs and a blackjack Pinned inside the fugitives undershorts was a handcuff key his fetish Cor plowing attired only in a pair of shoes will appear in Magistrate Court Saturday on a charge of indecent exposure Minnig told Wright County Sheriff James Baker he will plead his own case on the grounds that there is nothing in the Constitu tion to make a man wear as much as a fig leaf The tenant farmer was wearing a nail apron at the time of his arrest last week Baker said and it was on crooked Minnigs farm three miles southeast of Mountain Grove is near a country road traveled by the school bus arrest That led to his The bus driver J C Burney who signed a complaint against Minnig said Minnig has been re pairing a building near the road Clearly visible to the school chil dren in the bus Burney said Min nig sometimes wore a nail apron and at other times nothing Minning said he will wear his city clothes a pair of overalls for his trial SAME means traffic death hi pas 24 hours If returned here he will face charges on the holdup of the National Tea Co store in Mason City and for escape In the robbery at the Mason City store in cash and in checks were taken The money has not been re covered Sawed Way Out While awaiting trial on the holdupcharge McHale sawed his way out of the jail and was believed to have fled in a car from Mason City He had sawed out one bar with a hack saw blade kicked out a screen and squeezed out the7 by 14 inch gap through the bars Al though a search began imme diately he was not appre hended James H Blantenship 33 Atlanta Ga believed to have been involved in the robbery with McHale was held here at the time and liien turned over to Clinton authorities for p ros e cli a similar charge there He is serving a 10 year penitentiary sentence cient testimony and information to present this case to the grand jury The Legislative Investigating committee on July 3 accused Ar thur J Mogilner of Indianapolis and Virgil Red Smith of Milan Ind of conspiring to defraud the state of Iowa and asked Erbe to take such action as is war ranted Equipment Salesmen Mogilner has been identified as an equipment salesman Smith is a former chairman of the Indi ana Highway Department Both have been under indictment in connection with affairs of the In diana Highway Department Erbe and Hanrahans state ment followed a conference at the Statehouse Also attending were Donald Swanson assistant attorney general assigned to the Legislative Investigating Com mittee and Cloid Level first as sistant Polk County attorney The statement said On the basis of all testimony and information available from the Legislative Investigating Committee and its counsel in ref erence to conspiracy and brib ery sections of the Iowa law there is insufficient testimon and information to present this case to the grand jury Three Dealers The Legislative committee dur ing its investigation received tes timony that Mogilner proposed to three Iowa equipment Nashville Back to Normal Court Order Stops Unrest NASHVILLE Tenn W City officials armed Nashville police Friday with copies of a broad federal court order prohibiting any interference with school inte gration here I Besides banning acts intended jto keep Negroes out of racially mixed firstgrade classes the or forbids hoycnthr that certain bids be increased 25 per cent with 15 per cent to go to Mogilner and 10 per cent to the successful bidder The committee also received testimony that Smith tried to ma nipulate bids on some equipmen by attempting to have certain bids thrown out and new one asked Erbe and Hanrahan said testi mony given the committee wa also reviewed from the stand point of possible perjury prose cution but that such testimon was insufficient to present i to a grand jury In other action Erbe an nounced no perjury charge would be pressed against low Highway CommissionerRussel Lundy lumberman R E Hollett Des Moines and Roland Reko Des Moines The three gave conflicting testi mony concerning Lundys state ment he was asked to resign from the commission Erbe said there was insufficient evidence in this case also BAD AS THEY COME An accident which Philadel phia authorities described as bad as they come brought death to three men and injured two others The car left a road during a rainstorm and wound up wrap AP Wirephoto ped around a tree Rescue workers used pinchbars to free the victims Needless to say the car is beyond sal vage h New D Trim Traffic Toll Benson to Continue in Cabinet WASHINGTON UP Secre tary of Agriculture Ezra T Ben son said Friday President Eisen hower has asked him to remain in the Cabinet indefinitely and have consented Open Letter to Newspaper Flowers Are Reminders of Auto Accident Three Deaths LOS ANGELES A letter addressed to Dear Mr Motor ist arrived at the MirrorNews I am not writing this to you to remind yoy a over again letter said but to all motorists because school again begins I want to prevent the tragedy that we have shared mother and you Mr Motorist That day three suntanned little faces smiled as they waved me a happy goodby and so importantly went on their way to BENSON told a news conterence he discussed the subject with the President at va cation h it e House head quart ers at Newport RI He said he and Eisenhower also discussed plans to press for new farm laws un der which the administrati o n could reduce price supports and ease production controls The agriculture secretary on leave since 1953 as an official of the Mormon Church revealed that church leaders had asked if he to his religious work in Salt Lake City Utah The President has asked me to continue in the the church has given its approval and I have consented Benson I wanted to call them back to tell them how lonesome it would be Mr Motorist I wanted to kiss them once more Then I saw you take that corner tires screaming car out of control What was your hurry Were you late for work Were you angry at someone But Mr Motorist children are very forgiving in life and Im sure in death They would if they could pat your hand and feel sad that because of one tragic moment you are left to live over and over again how your love of speed took three lives I dont hate you any more I feel sorry for you I can still see those smiling little faces as they wave me goodby The letter was signed Under the signature this postscript Another year And once again your flowers arrive They are beautiful Thank you The newspaper sent a reporter to investigate He talked with a close friend of the letter writer She told him the letter was written four years ago on the first anniversary of the tragedy It was writtenbut never intended to be mailed to the man who was driving the car The friend sent the letter to the paper which printed it Thursday The motorist He still sends the mother flowers on each anni versary of the childrens death And the mother She couldnt write a letter now For in her mind she still waves goodby to the smiling faces of her children The tragedy was too much She is in a mental hospital hope lessly insane f the newly integrated grammar chools Six schools ended their irst week of integration Friday fter two days of surface calm US Dist Judge William E ililler issued the temporary or ler Thursday at the request of ity and school officials They asked for it to bolster a police jettough policy in dealing with flareups since 15 Negroes for classes along with about 2000 white firstgraders Monday Miller ordered the inte gration Similar The order is similar to one un der which Northern segregation st John Kasper was twice con victed in last years integration disturbances at Clinton Tenn It also names Kasper the Rev John McCurio itinerant preacher rom Albuquerque N M and 10 Nashville area residents as de endants In addition it strikes out broadly at other persons now or hereafter in active con ert with is others who conspire with the named de fendants Judge Miller has ordered a hearing Monday on whether to replace the stopgap restrainer with a temporary injunction Arrested Again Mayor Ben West said city po licemen will read the order to any crowds gathering in front 30of or near the schools The order appeared o have 30 Safety Squads Are Organized FROM OtIR WIRE SERVICES DES Iowa High way Patrol will put some 3 special safety squads on Iowas highways this weekend in a concentrated drive tocuFthe tlie Clty Friday was rnn than it has been all immediate results Police ported the city Friday was summer He added his Cabinet service will be indefinite time no set Retired Archbishop Henry P Rohlman Is Dead at 81 DUBUQUE Most Rev Henry P Rohlman 81 retired archbishop of the Roman Cath olic archdiocese of Dubuque died Friday in Xavier Hospital here where he had been a patient for two veeks The prelate one of the Mid wests most widely known churchmen had resigned be cause of health from the see of Dubuque in 1954 after serving as archbishop since November 1946 On his retirement he was named by Pope Pius XII to be archbishop of Cotrada a titular see and he was succeeded in Dubuque by Archbishop Leo Binz who had been his coadjutor with the right of succession since Jan 3 1950 Archbishop Rohlman had guid ed the Dubuque archdiocese in a program of postwar expansion climaxed by the dedication of a new seminary for training dioc esan priests Mount Saint Bern ard This Archbishop Rohlman considered his greatest work His years of leadership saw also the establishment of new parishes in Dubuque Cedar Rapids Waterloo and other areas and many other scholas tic and building program achievements He also estab lished Catholic student centers at Iowa State College Ames and Iowa Slate Teachers Cedar Falls Iowa Col BISHOP ROHLMAN One of his former secretaries he Most Rev James V Casey was installed as bishop of Lin coln Neb last week Archbishop Rohlman was born March 17 1876 in Germany and came with his parents Bernard and Bernardine Rohlman from Westphalia to the United States in 1879 He enrolled in St Lawrence College Mount Calvary Wis in 1891 and later attended what is now Loras College in Dubuque He was ordained a priest in 1901 and designated assistant pastor at a Dubuque church He studied at the Catholic University Washington DC did mission work in Montana and became pastor of St Marys Wa terloo Iowa in 1911 He headed the campaign to raise one mil lion dollars for Loras College and shortly after became busi ness manager of the college Father Rohlman was appointed bishop of Davenport Iowa in 1927 and served there for 17 The Weather Mason City Mostly fair through Saturday Cooler Friday night Low Friday night about 40 Continued cool Saturday high 68 Iowa Clear and colder Friday night low 3744 north 4450 south Fair and a little warmer Saturday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees below normal Saturday through next Wednesday Normal highs 74 north to 77 south Normal lows 50 north to 55 south A little warmer over the week end but turning cooler the first of the week Rainfall will aver age onetenth to 15hundrcdths of an inch northwest to about onefourth inch southeast oc curring as scattered showers the first of next week Minnesota Fair pleasant A lit tle warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum Thursday 77 Minimum Thursday night 45 At 8 am Friday 53 Precipitation trace Austin Area Baby Is Drowning Victim AUSTIN Minn rural Mason City to Be Host to Shriners Mason City will be host Satur day to hundreds of redfezzed Shriners They will parade through downtown Mason City at 3 pm following a pm show in Central Park The parade will include a doz death toll on especially danger ous highways it was announced Kasper released on appeal Friday jbond from the city workhouse The safety squads will conThursday promptly landed in centrate on high accident and heavy traffic areas in an effort to force drivers to move through danger areas with considerably more caution Patrol Chief Dav id Herrick said The action was announced as safety officials expressed alarm over the rising death toll and warned that Iowa was headed for its worst highway slaughter in ristory unless drivers showed more sense behind the wheel Electronic Timers Herrick said the roving safety squads equipped with electron ic speed timers and aided by pa trol airplanes will roam the state clay and night Saturday and Sun day Iiciinh jaki eacn or me 13 pa trol districts will organize two or more safety squads of varying sizes to move from place to place without advance notice We know that the presence of a number of patrol cars has a di rect influence on the movement of traffic Herrick said The appearance of a safety squad should cause drivers to move through danger areas with con j unirf om umts fiom Davidson County jail where he is held without bond on a state charge of inciting to riot based on his antiintegration speeches here He was sent to the work house after failing to pay a fine on disorderly conduct vag rancy and loitering charges McCurio who has preached to Kasperled segregationist rallies also was arrested Thursday night on the same city charges He was held in city jail in lieu of bond Whereabouts of the other de fendants named in the injunction was not known Mercury Likefy to Dip to Near Freezing Point It might not be amiss to leava an extra blanket within easy reach of the bed Friday night The mercury which dipped into the 40s in parts of Iowa Thursday night is expected to fall near the freezing point in northern Iowa uaiigci ctiuitb wjiu conFriday night The Weather Bu siderable more caution than they reau said temperatures are ex might otherwise norfoH tn f o r May Become Permanent Herrick said the effective ness of the safety squads pccted to range from 34 to 44 in the north and 44 to 50 in the south lowans who stayed up after midnight Thursday night were treated to one of the most bril and Minnesota with floats and other attractions including a popcorn machine pro viding free treats Highlight of the day will be the grand entry at 7 pm for the ceremonial at Roosevelt Field Included will be units from St Paul Fairmont and Austin Minn Waterloo and Cedar Rap ids as well as Mason City John Vance Jr general chairman was notified Friday that the full divan of Osman Shrine Temple in St Paul is coming as well as the marching patrol from Fair mont with a large fez on a four wheeled trailer The Austin oriental band the Waterloo band four marching units from Cedar Rapids also are included mu8lc would be studied this weekend Kant displays of northern lights innesota bcforc a dedsion js made Qn in rcccnt years as low whether to make them a permatures ranged from 37 at Sibley nent part of the weekend enforce10 55 at Davenport and Burling PUBLISHER DIES ROCKVILLE Ind UP becamc coadjutor Austin baby drowned in a stock of indianYs news archbishop of Dubuque in tank on his parentspaper publishers died Fridav nilCi n U t f rrl t T ment drive Acting State Public Safety Commissioner Russeil Brown said the 1957 death toll will sur pass the record 700plus deaths recorded on Iowas highways last year unless people wake up to the fact driving is not kids stuff Brown issued the warning as the 1957 death toll jumped close to the 1956 pace for the first time in six weeks A rash of early September fa of them in the past five the toll for the year to 500 through Thursday four ahead of the 1956 mark on thai date The increase dimmed earlier hopes that the toll could be cut jton High readings in the 60s were predicted for Friday afternoon Highs Thursday varied from 71 at Dubuque to 80 at Council Bluffs Arniy to Draft 7000 Men in November WASHINGTON UP The Army will draft 7000 men in November the Pentagon an nounced Thursday The Novem ber draft call is the same as the one for October and 1000 less than the number being called up this month BARN DESTROYED ANAMOSA PL and bishop two years later f 1 So far this month Iowa has re1Mrs Henry Freese were visiting in Cedar Rapids Thursday fire com Randy Parmenler 20monlhs served his 101st birthday Isame period last year 1 destroyed a harn on their farm seven miles northeast of here ;

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