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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 27, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I OWAN1 NEIGHBORS VOL LXIH Associated Press and United Press Full Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 27 1957 This Paper Contisls of Two No 301 Tells of Death Threat by Hoffa Group Tension Dips Sharply in Little Rock Negroes Back in Classes VROM OUR WIRE SERVICES LITTLE ROCK Ark Nine Negro students sauntered into Central High School Friday in an atmosphere serene and crowdless but still guarded by armed para troopers of the 101st Division Students standing at the top of the steps yelled and gave some cheers as the Negroes ap proached Rifleless troopers one in front one behind walked with the students White children startec entering the school behind them It was the third consecutive day the Negroes have been brought to school in an Army station wagon and escorted into the building by the paratroopers Tension Missing It was indicative of the com plete lack of tension Friday tha only one rifleless soldier pre ceded the nine and anolhei walked behind There was more noise on the steps Friday from white student but it did not necessarily repre hostility The only crowd was the raor than 100 newsmen covering th third day of integrated school Reporters were required to hav badges Friday and an officer sal 178 had been issued An officer said troops would re move their gear from the Cen tral High School football field be fore Friday nights schedule game with Istrouma of Bato Rouge La There was no indica tion as to whether the Negroe would attend as rooters for th team Shortly after the Negro student entered Friday four white gir students accompanied by a worn an left the building The woman refusing to give her name claimed she was the mother of all four and said Im taking them out for good Troops Reduced The number of troops ringing the school was noticeably re duced A reporter estimated about one company of 200 men were manning the perimeter where at least 500 held fixed bayonets on Wednesday The sidewalks outside the perimeter where troops drove back sullen crowds on the first day of integration were virtually empty In Washington meanwhile De fense Secretary Charles E Wilson said he hopes federal troops will not have to stay much longer in Little Rock Ark Wilson said in discussing with newsmen theTise of federal Uooua at the Little Rock school that there is nothing for anybody to cheer about He made it plainly clear that he is unhappy at the whole turn of events PRESIDENT SEES REACTOR IN SUB During his tour of the atompowered sub TJSS Seawolf President Eisenhower gets a look at the atomic reactor Com mander Richard Laning skipper of the Seawolf explains the operation to the AP Wire photo President Top of the reactor pictured for the first time is at lower left The sub was cruisingat a depth of 60 feet off Newport R this photo was taken WERE IN OCCUPIED TERRITORY Faubus Urges People to Be Calm in Face of Bayonets Narcotics Ring Is Broken DES MOINES series of lightning raids here Friday re sulted in the arrests of eight per sons on federal charges of selling heroin a narcotic It was termed the largest nar cotics raiding operation ever con ducted in Iowa GeorgeBelk district supervi sor of the Federal Bureau of Nar cotics at Minneapolis said the caught most oi the narcotics distributors here SixWeek Probe The arrests climaxed six weeks of investigation in Des Moines un der supervision of Belk and J F Rabe chief of the Iowa Stale Bu reau of Narcotics U S Attorney Roy L Stephenson reported Belk said special federal em ployes had made from two to six purchases of heroin from each of the eight narcotics distributors or peddlers Stephenson brought all eight be fore Municipal Judge Ray Harri son acting as a United States commissioner on the specific charge of selling heroin The charge first filed here un der the new federal narcotics law carries a penalty of from five to 20 years imprisonment up on conviction Pleaded Innocent All eight persons arraigned pleaded innocent with prelimin ary hearings set for Oct 10 They gave their names as John Charles Bell 25 Clark James Yeager 32 Calvin Coolidge Gil more 29 Warren A Swanson 26 David alias Kansas City Jackson Jr 36 Felix Big Frank Parks 34 Pauline Hudson 31 and Eliz abeth Chandler 37 Bonds of were set for all but Bell Gilmore and Miss Hud son whose bail was fixed at S5 000 each ROBERT SCOTT of Threats JIMMY HOFFA Fire Again Judge Blocks Union Election WASHINGTON UB Tj S Judge F Dickinson Letts Friday blocked next weeks scheduled election of a new slate of officers by the international Teamsters Union The judge granted a petition by a group of New York mem bers of the union for a temporary injunction The petitioners had complained that convention delegates have been picked improperly and the election stacked to bring abouti of James R Hoffa as ExUnion Leader on Stand Robert Scott Faces Probers WASHINGTON former of icial ofaTeamsters Union local n Michigan testified TMday he once was threatened with death ecause he refused to help a brother of James R Hoffa in getting in the rackets Robert Scott former secretary treasurer of the Michigan Fed eration of Labor told the Sen ate Rackets Committee also that he was once advised by Owen Bert Brennan an associate of Hoffa and president of Teamster Local 337 in Detroit that he had better have his insurance paid up Scott said Brennan made LITTLE ROCK Ark Gov Orval Faubus told Arkansas Thursday night they have no choice concerning integration in the face of what he called un sheathed bayonets and police state methods in the Little Rock racial struggle He urged them to be calm But immediately after the talk a former Arkansas governor Sid McMath and an NAACP field secretary Clarence A Laws de clared Faubus words were not conciliatory but instead were inwould have no immediate state flammatory ment about it In the sometimes bitter speech The Governors tone was sor Faubus attacked use of federal rowful as he reviewed the events Faubus attacked use of federal rowful as he reviewed the events me iuwa force to integrate Central High of the past four weeks and adte Tax Commission is reported School then advised his listeners vised citizens to remain calm to have arranSed to hire former i i r tov m T i T7 Albia Man Killed 2 Hurt in Crash ALBIA Albia man Let us go about our normal pur suits in a friendly peaceful man ner obeying all laws and orders including those of Gen Walker and his troops This referred to Maj Gen Ed win A Walker placed in com mand of paratroop units flown to Little Rock Tuesday to enforce federal court integration orders at the 2000student school Before the speech the White House said President Eisenhower mam long Wilsonsaid I hope critically Friday when Knl ran ipll F i t i nuic u ALICIA Aioia man Asked if paratroopers will and two were injured VjOY rdUbllS ID Q i in lr rf j 11 ri I xx I Vi Falsehood FBI Chief Maintains not but nobody can tell 400 West Virginia Students Protest Integration Moves WELCH W Va UP About 400 students at Welch High School refused to attend classes with eight Negroes Friday and marched through the citys busi ness district carrying signs which read We support Little Rock Mayor B F Howard and the school principal tried unsuccess fully to reason with the demon strators and persuade them to at tend classes The mayor gave up in disgust at the rejection of his plea and left the school a cars failed to make a turn four miles west of here and ran into a ditch The victim was Edmond Crawl about 59 who was thrown out of the car driven by James Sinnott Jr who is in his mid 30s Sinnott and his father about 60 were critically injured and hospital ized at Smith Hospital here Mercury Tumbles Into the 30s Temperatures tumbled into the 30s in North Iowa Friday morn ing and some light frost occurred in the Dubuque area where the states low reading of 34 was re ported Mason City had 38 Sioux City had the warmest v j OIUUA naa Principal E W Richardson reading in the stat said the eight Negro students re turned to their homes shortly af ter the demonstration began He gave no reason for their leaving The school has a total enroll ment of 1000 ANOTHER CRASH ABOARD CARRIER FORRES Ifft Three airmen per ished Thursday in the carrier crash of their heavy Navy jet bomber bringing to 14 the num ber killed in 48 hours of NATO maneuvers The cool dry air which pushed into Iowa Thursday was expected to prevail through Saturday the Weather Bureau said with highs mostly in the 60s and lows in the 30s and 40s CATTLE CONGRESS OPENS WATERLOO u The Na tional Dairy Cattle Congress opens here Saturday for an 8day showing with some 2000 of the nations finest dairy animals en tered in the annual competition Direc tor J Edgar Hoover said Friday Gov Orvaf Faubus of Arkansas indulged in a falsehood in ac cusing the FBI of holding teen agers in Little Rock incommu nicado for hours of questioning The Governor in a television address to the nation Thurs day night said teenaged girls have been taken fay the FBI and held incommunicado for hours of questioning while their fran tic parents knew nothing of their whereabouts Hoover issued this statement The statement of Gov Orval Faubus that FBI agents held Daylight Saving Time to End in Minnesota Sunday By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Daylight saving time ends in Minnesota and some other sec tions of the nation at 2 am Sun day but many other areas will seep it another month Clocks are to be turned back an hour this Sunday in all of Cali fornia Nevada Wisconsin and Minnesota most of the northeast ern Ohio communities which adopted daylight savings time about 385 communities in Illinois not including the Chicago area two counties on the Eastern Shore of Maryland many com munities in Indiana and abou half of Pennsylvania communi But his voice occasionally rang with emotion as he attacked per sons he blamed for the presence of federal troops in Little Rock Faubus in his nationally tele vised and broadcast speech de clared We are now an occu pied territory Evidence of the naked force of the federal gov ernment is here apparent in these unsheathed bayonets in the back of schoolgirls in the bloody face of this railroad worker who was bayoneted and then felled bv the butt of a rifle Incorrect Data The governor apparently had incorrect information on this ac tion occurring Wednesday One man was knocked down by a rifie butt when he sought to take the weapon from a paratrooper and another was cut with a bayonet when he failed to leave the school area In the name of God whom we all revere in the name of liberty we hold so dear in the name of decency which we all cherish what is happening in America Faubus asked Is every right reserved to the states by the federal Constitution now lost Swarms of Agents The Governor said literally swarms of federal agents have been operating in Little Rock In a talk with newsmen after the speech the Governor said rauDus mat rtJi agents neia me spcecn trie Governor said teenaged girls incommunicado pressure is being r J l I i ii for hours of questioning is as false as his recent statement that the FBI tapped his tele phone No teenager or anyone else has been held incommunicado by the FBI for hours of ques tioning We of course have talked to students including those whose names have been furnished to us by Gov Faubus counsel for the purpose of se curing information with respect to possible violence exerted on him to call an emer gency session of the Legislature Asked if he thought he would yield to this pressure he replied Not yet He said such a special session if called could take two steps 1 Abolish the school system an action some states have pro posed in the belief that private schools would be outside federal integration rulings or 2 Withhold state aid from dis tricts which integrate Johnson Reportedly in Line for Iowa Tax Division Job DES MOINES JO The Iowa tax commissioner Ray E John son of Muscatine for a property tax division job Johnsons sixyear term on the commission expired July 1 and he was succeeded by Emlin Berge son of Sioux City The appoint ment of Bergeson gave Demo crats the control of the commis sion Johnson is a Republican It was reported that high Dem ocratic Party officials approved the appointment of Johnson to the property tax division post Johnson is a former state treas urer state comptroller and State Executive Council secretary HEADS REA AGAIN DES MOINES UP Her bert Moeller Denison was re elected president of the Iowa Rural Electric Assn Thursday eamsters president Hoffa is Midwest boss of the comment at a time when Bren nan was trying to persuade him to put a fix in for a gambling joint in Oakland County Mich Scott Hoffas Affairs now a member of tha Michigan Board of Barber Ex aminers was called to the stand as the Rackets Committee head leamsters and has been by Sen McClellan DArk 1 i V iressed its investigation into the of Hoffa Midwest boss of idered the handsdown candidate o replace Dave Beck who is re iring in the aftermath of accusa ions from a Senate committee of misconduct and misuse of Peamster funds Hoffa also has been a target if the same Senate committee n its investigation of laborman agement misdeeds Hoffa has jeen accused of links to gang sters and of financial shenani gans Ahead of his ruling on the mer its of the action Judge Lett turned down two preliminary mo lions by the unions top brass One was a motion to quash on the ground that papers had no been legally served on the union leaders The other was a genera motion to dismiss on the princi the place on delegates ties New England New York Nev Jersey Delaware the District o Columbia and its suburbs mos of Maryland half of Pennsyl vania including Philadelphia and Pittsburgh and a number o scattered areas including Chica go St Louis and Louisville wil remain on daylight time unli Oct 27 Loss in Des Moines Fire DES MOINES swept tlu through the lumber sheds of the charged as the result of an acci H M Iltis Lumber Co here Frijdent July 9 in which Mr and Mrs firsUesfeTiategwere thafcfWaltar Butts Randalia were damage would reach aboutkilled The accident occurred on county road 8 miles northwest The spectacular blaze hurled Oelwein flames high in the air and pal ground that make the attack qualifications was inside th union The Teamsters convention opens in Miami Beach Fla Monday Grand Jury Refuses to Indict Fayette Youth WEST UNION Fayette he Teamsters Union and leading ontender to succeed Dave Beck s union president The Teamsters have scheduled in election at their convention ipening next week in Miami Beach Fla The plan is being challenged in the courts how ever Scott told the senators he be ieves Teamsters Union officials hounded his wife to her death in 1946 with telephone calls threat ening his life And he said received anonymous telephone calls last week telling him not to testify Asked by McClellan if he be at They thought violence might tempted Scott replied might try Not Good Influenca He said he decided to testify anyway because he thinks Hoffa is not a good influence for the labor movement Scott said one threat of death came when he refused to come to the aid of William Hoffa brother of James Hoffa who now is busi ness agent for Teamsters Local 614 at Pontiac Mich Without giving a date or going into detail Scott said he was at the traded a large cnttvd in Beaverdale shopping center Cause of the blaze was not de termined County Grand Jury Thursday reby a fellow in a Detroit hotel that fused to indict Charles LangerBillv Hoffa wanted to hire him man 18 Favette on becauseI inter fered wlth him getting into the ter charges Lanerman nad been rackets As for the incident with Bren nan Scott said he had been called into Brennans office and asked to put the fix in with the Oakland County prosecutor so some of the boys could run a gambling joint Scott said he did not do told them I couldnt fix it and they said f could Bad Boys Later he said Bert Brennan The Weather Why Boy Scouts To help bring pleasure and worthwhile activ ities to hundreds of Mason City boys in 15 Boy Scout Troops 12 Cub Scout Packs 5 Explorer Scout Units 1 Air Explorer Squadron Service There are 288 men and women volunteering their time to work with the boys organizations There are 70 other men active as merit badge counselors Sometimes work and time will do it Some times it takes money All Red Feather agencies help make Mason City a better place to live SEE PAGE 8 Ten engine companies and fourMason citY Continued fair andcalIed to ask if my insurance was truck companies fought the blaze Friday night low 3843 at its height Traffic along busy Beaver Ave was blocked off and residents in an adjoining apart ment house were alerted to move UP I asked what that had Fair and little warmer Saturto do with him and he said he a couple of boys in the office that wanted to run and they were day high 6065 LV a LIU tiiuy wt1C Iowa Fair and warmer extremejbad boys and I had better have northwest Friday night other wise little change Friday night my insurance paid up said the gambling joint sub and Saturday Low Friday opened up and operated night 3843 northeast 4450Jfor a little more than 30 days southwest Scott linked Hoffas name with Fiveday Iowa hc will average near to gfed above normal S a 1 1 r d a all members through next Wednesday Local 614 mal high 68 north to 72 south said he Normal lows 44 north to 51 south Warming trend this weekend followed by cooler temperatures by middle of next week will average onehalf to three an offlcc in the fourths of an inch in show ers and scattered thunder storms the first of next week Minnesota Mostly fair warmer through Saturday High Satur day in the 60s east 7075 west GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum Thursday 58 Minimum Thursday night 38 At 8 am Friday 43 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum a rigged elec Counsel Robert asked him So in fact I would sav it was the witness responded SAME   

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