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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 23, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT THE N E W S P A M A K E S A L L NORTH I 0 W A N S N E I G H B 0 R S VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease When Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 23 1957 This Paper Consists ol Two One No MS New Violence at School in Little Rock One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE WTAD Quluoy 030 Sunday KGLO ISOOt pm Suaday WOI Ames 610 pm Thursday WSUI City 3101 pm Saturday Marxist World Is a Poorhouse THERE are at least two gen eral approaches by which you can discover that Communism is no good for man or beast One is to take a closeup look at it and its unhappy fruits the other is to stand off and look at Com munism alongside other forms of government and economics par ticularly democracy and capit alism peoples capitalism that is I begin with the assertion and it is that rather than a dem onstrable fact that there isnt in our world today one single place where Communism pre vails that would keep it if there was 1 a free choice on the part of the people and 2 a plausible alternative This latter item the plausible alternative is of tremendous importance In Hungary where the people who had been exposed to Communism for a dozen years or so there was a demonstratior of how satellite peoples feel to ward the Kremlin and the brutal rule imposed upon them Except for the dispatch of Rus sian troops to quell the uprising Hungary today would be ruled by some sort of interim governmen in its transition from the Com munist tyranny it has known to the democratic type of govern ment in the minds of its freedom loving leaders For Stronger UN A stronger argument for giv ing the United Nations some teeth cguld scarcely be imagined Russia flouted international lav and common decency and thi world organization set up for the purpose of promoting peace in our world had to stand by pow erless in the face of a heinou crime against humanity What I saw beard and felt while in Russia earlier this year persuaded me that the loathing of Communism there is even more pronounced than in Hun gary The people there have known its evil works not for a mere dozen years but for some 40 Not many homes are without their vacant chairs vacant because some member of the family has been liquidated In Hungary there was a plaus ible alternative It was democ racy and it would have been achieved Im rather confident if the Kremlin had not been per mitted to send in troops and mod ern arms You cant beat tanks STREAMLINER WRECKED AT CROSSING High way patrolmen move in to check two overturned coaches of Rock Islands MinneapolistoHouston TwinStar Rocket derailed at Peabody Kan There were no deaths but 24 passengers were hospitalized including a Mason City woman TOLL NOW 521 Accidents in Iowa Claim Five Lives By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Five more lowans were killed in traffic accidents during the past weekend bringing the deathMonclayTwenty four persons Derails 24 in Hospital PEABODY Kan Rock Island Railroads TwinStar Rocket headed from Minneapolis to Houston piled off the rails at the south edge of Peabody early toll for the year to more than on this dale last year The latest victim was Frederick T Berts 73 of near Knoxville who was struck and killed about am Monday by a car driven by David Renfrew 16 Belts was walking along a gravel road two miles southwest of Knoxville when hit Other victims included Orville H Ruen 45 Decorairr killed Sunday in a twocar colli sion at the crest of a hill on High way 9 five miles west of Decorah Lamoine D Schneckloth 37 Du rant killed Sunday when his car went out of control on Highway 6 and plunged into a ditch near Stockton Ora Otis Donohoo 70 Musca tine killed Saturday when the car he was driving was struck by the westbound Nebraska Zephyr at the Burlington Railroad crossing in Batavia Lawrence Perkins Riverton killed late Saturday in an accident on Highway 2 just east of the Missouri River bridge into Iowa at Nebraska City Ruens auto and one driven by Kenneth Engelbretson 21 of near Decorah collided headon authori ties said Engebretson son of Mr and Mrs Elmer Engebretson of rural Decorah was were treated at hospitals for in juries Rescue workers searched for more than three hours and re ported they had found no one dead in the wreckage Initial examination of the in jured showed only one in serious condition Wallace Hutchinson 63 Wichita Kan had a possible skull fracture Tire no indication 01 tne heir sides Both rail lines were blocked Mrs Earl Bray Enid Okla said she was half asleep in the first passenger coach and her 12 yearold son Allen was asleep beside her There was a terrific bang bang bang she car toppled over I riding about five seats back and landed in a corner I got up but was too weak to stand and they carried me ou car I thought for a time it wasthe end of the world Mj son landed across the aisle The diesel locomotive draggec one mail and baggage car abou 300 yards beyond the crossing cause of the wreck The Rocket ran into trouble about 100 yards north of the point where the Rock Island and ttfe Santa Fe cross on the south edge of Peabody Most of the injured were in two passenger coaches which landed athwart the crossover and on The locomotive remained on th rails The mail and baggage ca skewed crosswise but was uprigh atop the roadbed The Rocket was due at Wichit at am having left Minne apolis at noontime It deraile about am Peabody is 36 miles north o Wichita in central Kansas hospitalized and machine guns with pitchforks serious condition and clubs History is filled s survived by his widow Mason City Woman Among Injured in Train Accident A Mason City woman Annie Peterson 58 was one of the persons slightly injured in the accident Mrs Peterson of 1228 Washington N W was going to Fort Stockton Tex according to Mrs Joe Mills who with her husband lives at Mrs Petersons home Mrs Peterson left Mason City Sunday afternoon to visit her daughter Mrs Gordon Church who lives at Fort Stockton Mrs Church was injured in an auto accident in July and her mother was going to assist her during her convalescence Mrs Peterson moved to Mason City from Seattle Wash TRAINING CRUISE 86 Believed Lost When Vessel Sinks Appeal Is Made to Ike Protection Demanded LITTLE ROCK Ark UP In the wake of new violence at Cen tral High School here Mrs L C Bates president of the Arkansas division of the National Assn for the Advancement of Colored People issued an appeal to Presi dent Eisenhower The Negro children will not re turn to Central High School until they have the assurance of the President of the United States that they will be protected against the mob she said in a statement to newsmen Eisenhower earlier Monday ex pressed the hope that integration at the school would be carried out quietly now that the National Guard troops had been with drawn Reached at Reached by telephone at his home Terrance Roberts 15 one of the Negro students Who were removed from classes said Nothing really happened We LONDON UPi The Hamburg owners of the German sailing ship Pamir said Monday they the fourmasted bark had been lost in the stormlashed Atlantic The owners held out hope lowever that some survivors of 86 aboard might still be found The announcement came from the Shipping Indusiry and Gov ernment Foundation that owns the 3103ton sailing vessel that vanished Saturday after radioing that she had lost all her sails ftbmtt559 miles southwest of the Azores The foundation said 62 cadets of whom 25 were on their first trip were aboard the vessel There were 17 regular crew men and officers This made a total of 86 persons aboard The finding of two empty life boats and a raft previously had raised fears the vessel had gone down Rescue planes and ships crossed the midAtlantic without finding a trace of the fourmas ter that had weathered many a storm in her 52 years at sea Austin Woman Dies in Traffic Accident AUSTIN Minn UP Helen Wolfe 63 of rural Austin was I TOLD YOU Gov Orval Faubus said I told you so when he was informed of the violence which broke out when Negro students enrolled at Central High School at Little Rock Faubus attending a southern governors conference at Sea Island Ga added This was the very thing I acted to prevent when he called out the National Guard there earlier this month to pre vent integration at the school Rinard Starts Work as Aide to Governor went up to classes as but after the third period we were taken oyt and driven home Some school officials came anc took us out I was pushed and some did ge hit And there was a lot of noise in the halls It was quiet after we got into classes Some o the white stu dents walked out Just a few of them Roberts would not say how he was taken to his home Another student Thelma Moth ershed said Nothing much hap pened at all Three Classes I went to three classes There was no shouting or anything Nei ther the teachers nor most of the students acted like they resented having us there We didnt pay too much attention to the com motion going on in the halls Then the registrar came oul and got us out of the classes We werent told why Like Roberts she would noi say how she was taken to her home Some of the students spoke to me and some ignored me I was the only Negro girl in my class Outside the school meanwhile a pickup truck driven by two Negroes was attacked as ii jpassed near the scene A white DBS MOINES UP Park Rin ard 45 Mason City contractor started work Monday as a second executive assistant to Gov Her schel Loveless Loveless said Rinard would su pervise the notary tand parole de jartments in the Governors of ice and would help with the increasingly heavy correspon dence we are receiving Rinards pay will be a year This will relieve Bob Johnson the Governors executive secre tary of some of the details of correspondence and allow him toj devote some time to necessary research Loveless said The Governor said he believed Rinards knowledge and experi ence as a contractor could be put to good use Loveless said this is the first time any Iowa Governor has had two administrative assistants The appointment of Rinard does not effect Johnsons pay of a year Loveless said the appointment was not made with the thought that Johnson would return to the State University of Iowa where he is an assistant professor of economics at the expiration of his present leave of absence Negroes Leave Classes Police Battle Shrieking Mob LITTLE ROCK Ark tf A howling shrieking crowd of and women outside Central High School and disorderly students inside forced authorities to with draw eight Negro students from the school Monday SVa hours after they entered it At Ihe stroke of noon Mayor Woodrow Wilson Mann radioed police officers on the scene telling them to tell the crowd The Negro students have been with drawn Almost immediately the three Negro boys and five girls began leaving the school under heavy police escort The officers took them away in police cars Crowds clustered at both ends of the school set up a storm of fierce howling and again surged toward the line of police and state troopers Beaten Back Again they were beaten back The explosive climax cams after the school had been under siege since am when the killed Sunday in a cartruck crash man jumped on the hood and near here The victims brother smashed a shovel through the Negroes slipped in through a sida door Police armed with riot guns and tear gas had the crowd un der control Inside meanwhile students re ported seeing Negroes with blood on their clothes And some who came protest against the intergration order with pictured wild dis policemen chasing DIES AT 100 SIOUX CITY W John Abel 100 Sloan died here Sunday at a hospital where he had been a proofs of that fundamental truth Ready for Democracy Whereas the Hungarians might well have turned to democracy if they had been permitted to carry out their wishes the peo ple of Russia would not I am afraid have such a plausible al ternative As matters stand anarchy is every bit as likely an eventuality as popular govern ment for the Russians if sudden ly they became freed from the slimy chains of Communism and six children Funeral services will be con ducted at 2 pm Wednesday at the First Lutheran Church The Rev R A Ofstedal will officiate and the Steine Funeral Home is in charge Fort Dodge Business Executive Dies at 78 fiveyears ago after the death of nef born and reared in Minnesota JsoaricL William She was truck Dale Jensen 18 Glenvillejspreading the shards of glass overjture in a fall at his home last were hospitalized with injuries jthe Negroes jWednesday Autumn Officially Arrives in Iowa Cool Trend Stays The fall season arrived officially at am Monday and the weather was typical for autumn FORT DODGE Vinjwith crisp overnight temperatures jcenl 78 prominent Fort Dodge A fact not to be forgotten executive died Sunday minimized is that selfgovernment suffering a heart attack calls for some very special prep aration on the part of a people A first requirement of course is literacy On this score the Rus sians would stack up pretty well There undoubtedly widespread ability is a more to read and write than was ever known in the several hundred years of czar rule The rulers in the Kremlin have held from the beginning of their rule over Russia that promoting education was a part of their in doctrination process It was as sumed that by controlling teach ers and controlling schools rank and file Russians could be re stricted in their thinking Their Greatest Mistake History may and I think will record that this was the one greatest mistake ever made by Lenin Stalin and others who have written the ticket on Kremlin Hill People who can read and write just naturally develop an CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 while on a fishing trip in Oregon He was president of the State Bank of Fort Dodge secretary of the Messenger Printing Co pub lishers of the Fort Dodge Messen ger and secretarytreasurer of Vincent Clay Products Co ATOM VICTIM HIROSHIMA Japan UP Doctors said Monday that Yoshio Naramoto 51 who died here Sun day was the years 25th victim of radiation effects from the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima ranging from 38 at Spencer to 47 at Davenport and Council Bluffs Mason City had 40 Falls advent was heralded by an unusually brilliant display of the Northern Lights which lasted from Sunday night into the early hours of Monday morning High temperatures Sunday var ied from 66 at Mason City to 71 at Burlington The Weather Bureau said the SAME outlook is for near normal tem peratures and little or no rainfall n Iowa the remainder of the week Small Atomic Device Fired From Tower ATOMIC TEST SITE Nev OPV A relatively small atomic device was fired at am Monday from a 500foot tower on the Yuc ca Flat testing grounds It was the oftpostponed whitney shot 22nd in the 1957 scries Another test codenamed Charleston previously planned for Monday has been postponed for technical reasons Frank 64 and the driver of the windshield shattering it ancilpatient since suffering a hip frac white students through the halis and attacks on Negroes in the building Three newspapermen were beaten by the crowd before the sudden turn in the situation They were Paul Welch a reporter and Gray Villette and Francis Miller photographers All three are employed by Life Magazine A man smashed Miller in the face while he was carrying an armful of camera equipment Miller fell to the ground bleed ing profusely Newsmen Threatened All morning the people had been threatening newsmen Wa ought to wipe up the street with these Yankee reporters a man said Even after the Negroes left the school the crowds remained Teenagers in two automobiles cruised on the outskirts before the withdrawal of the students yelling Which way did the Nig gers go During the hours while the Ne groes were in the school a num nf wbitp Ipft An The Weather Mason City Generally fair through Tuesday Low Monday night near 40 High Tuesday 67 71 owa Generally fair through Tuesday no important tempera ture change Low Monday night 4045 north 4550 south Five Day Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Tues day through Saturday Cooler Wednesday Warmer again end of period Normal highs 68 north to 72 south Normal lows 45 north to 50 south Little if any rainfall is expected Minnesota Fair and warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum Sunday 66 Minimum Sunday night 40 At 8 am Monday 45 Precipitation 04 inch YEAR AGO Maximum 67 Minimum 40 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum Saturday 67 Minimum Saturday night 40 At 8 am Sunday 52 SACHS DIES CHICAGO B Sachs 61 wealthy clothier who donated his salary as city treasurer to charily died Monday of r heart attack NEGRO REPORTER ATTACKED A white man jumps on the back of Negro reporter Alex Wilson and applies a stranglehold on his neck after Wilson helped eight Negro students slip into Central High School in Little Rock Em ployed by a Memphis Tenn paper Wil son was cuffed and kicked before police broke up the me leer mate indicated it would be in the neighborhood of 30 to 50 students One girl Sylvia Jones said sha signed out and when asked her reason said simply Integra ion The crowd yelled cheered and clapped each time a white stu dent left the school Dont stay n there with the Niggers people yelled Women Hysterical Women were hysterical Four Negroes were beaten and ome arrests were made before he eight students went into the school Meanwhile a cavalcade of cars carrying state troopers wheeled nto the street from both ends They came inside the barricades and order was restored for a mo ment The weeping and screaming went on among the women A man said Im going in there and get my kid out An officer gritted Youre not going anywhere Two ambulances rolled up No body was in them Suddenly another roar and cheering and clapping came from the crowd A white student carrying his books came dova the front steps 1520 Leave He was followed by two bobby sox wearing girls In the next few minutes other students came out Between 15 and 20 left Ilie school within the next half hour Each time theyapnearedvthe people clapped and cheered Come onjHit they yelled Dont stay in there with the   

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