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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 18, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIV Associated Presi and United Presi Full Wires Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 18 1958 This Paper Consists of Two No Ill 7 Reds Boarded Airliner UN Demand Is Rejected SEOUL Korea W5 South Ko rean police said Tuesday they had evidence at least seven Com munist agents boarded the com mercial airliner which flew to Red North Korea Sunday The police statement came after a North Korean newsman covering a UN Truce Commis sion meeting at Panmunjom hinted that a fight took place aboard the plane before Jt by passed Seoul and landed in Com munist territory The Communist newsman told South Korean reporters some of the 34 persons aboard the plane were wounded and receiving medical treatment The plane was piloted by two Americans Demand Rejected The Communists at the Pan munjom meeting rejected the Ui N Commands demand for re turn of the airliner and the oc cupants The Reds insisted on di rect negotiations with President Syngman Rhees South Korean government South Korean police said they believed the seven Communist two seized the PusantoSeoul plane at gunpoint They discounted speculation that the Communists wanted to kidnap any of the pas sengers The agents were seek ing to return to North Korea po lice said Two of the agents are former war prisoners who were released in 1953 but did not re turn north Young Wife The police said the plot to seize plane apparently was master minded by Kim Hyung 34 He boarded the plane at Pusan with his 21yearold wife and their baby giving a false address in Seoul Kims wife worked as a hostess entertainer until four months ago in an expensive Seoul restaurant frequented by officials and a high South Korean Foreign Ministry official MIAMI HAS LAST LAUGH Ann Schraedel photo at right delights in reading all about the cold and snow in other parts of the country as she relaxes in the sun at Miami Beach Fla Only last week however that same area was gripped by subfreezing tern DEATH TOLL HITS 182 STILL CLIMBING AP Photofax peratures while Northerners smiled Now the situation is reversed At left volunteers dig snow away from fire hydrants at Michigan City Ind whichwas paralyzed by four feet of new snow Bitter Cold and Snow Grip Much of US FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Bitter cold continued to hold muehof thenation in an icy grasp Tuesday disrupting trans portation and stalling a vast snow removal job in the East ern third of the country Forecasts seemed to bar any hope of early help for the At lantic Seaboard still trying to dig out from a weekend near blizzard which struck from Mississippi to New England Unofficial readings of minus Made Right Decision 40 were reported in the Kenne N H area Readings of 25 were common in other places in the East At least 182 deaths in the na tion were attributed to the storm and cold Some snow shdvelers dropped dead of heart attacks Some motorists were killed by carbon monoxide Some chil dren were crushed to death on sleds Where traffic moved around snow banks and over icyroads accidents took their toll v Near Zero temperatures near zero in snowbound Washington fed eral workers had another holi day Tuesday All schools were closed in the District of Colum bia Monday and tens of thou high government politicians At Panmunjom buses struggled to maintain schedules but almost every transportation equip ment was delayed or disabled Airlines canceled hundreds of flights Trains ran up to 12 hours behind schedule on runs to and from Chicago New York and Washington Some trains and busses never left their terminals Many unheated rail road cars added to passengers woes Business Suffers Schools and factories closed Businesses suffered All public places industries and schools were ordered to dose in Dela ware as drifting snow caused ah emergency Central Mary land was crippled A state of emergency was declared in Huntsville Ala site of the government for emergency aid Jersey and at least 150 Boy All boats were warned to Scouts remained snowbound in along stricken Ohio River States of emergency were in effect in snowparalyzed Spring field Mass and Michigan City Ind 42Inch Fall In Michigan City hit by a freak 42inch snowfall some 70 pieces of snow removal equip ment fought to free the city but ran into the problem of what todo with the snow al ready piled into small moun tains along the sides of roads Fifth Army headquarters in Chicago pressed a helicopter into setvice late Monday to res cue 21 Boy Scouts and six adult leaders trapped in deep snow near Westyille Ind The boys No Spending Orgy Planned to Halt Slump WASHINGTON administrations legisla tive and economic high command Tuesday ruled out at tempts to buy prosperity with a federal spending orgy It also said no to antirecession tax cuts now banking instead on expectations of a business upswing in midyear and on economy bolstering programs already started Senate Republican Leader William F Knowland said after a fWhrte House breakfast meetingthat merely going on a spending orgy is not the solution of our economic problems He said a tax cut would not be advisable feasible or wise at this time because of heavy government obligations antl the need to hold the federal debt line The administration Knowland said feels the economy will pick up by the middle of the year If it doesnt the situation will be reviewed before Congress ad journs Ike Absent Republican legislative leaders discussed the recession with ad ministration economic leaders over bacon and eggs at a White House conference in President Elsenhowers absence The Pres ident who usually presides at the weekly legislative meetings THE ASSOCIATED PRESS vacationing in Georgia state About 1000 Boy Scouts were stranded by snow ia camps in New York State Not everyone was unhappy Private parking lots boosted prices galoshes sales boomed so did fueloil sales and at Keu ka Park N Y 25 college lads who were weekend guests were 8 Dead in Iowa Crashes stranded with 300 students Keuka College for Women at sands of workers wereabsent Army Missile Centerwhengas sinceSat from their jobs following a 14 supplies inch snow the heaviest in 22 years termed impossible the Reds demand for direct negotiations with the Rhee government for re turn of the plane South Korea tfid not sign the armistice agree ment suspending the Korean War and has refused to recognize the Communist regime The pilot was Willis P Hobbs Vallejo Calif an American civ ilian employed by the Korean National Airline A US Air Force officer Lt Col Howard W McClellan Buchanan Mich was flying as copilot to log ad ditional flight time SCREWY SURGERY Nuts Bolts Swallowed by Russ Spy NEW YORK S Attorney Paul W Williams said Tuesday confessed Russian spy Jack Soble attempted to commit suicide by swallowing a quantity of rivets nutsand bolts shortly before be ing brought here from prison for furtherquestioning on espionage Soble underwent a 2 hour and 20 minute operation at Bellevue Hospital Monday for removal of the hardware from his stomach Physicians reported him doing very well following the surgery Soble 55 was brought here Sunday from the Federal Peniten tiary at Lewisburg Pa where he has been serving a seven year sentence Williams said that the prisoner will be returned to a cell at the Federal House of Detention in four or five days to await call before a grand jury which is in vestigating espionage Soble has been working in the Lewisburg warehouse where he had access to the hardware the federal attorney said Soble was sentenced to prison last Oct 8 after pleading guilty to spy charges and helped fed eral authorities trace a farflung espionage ring he had headed for a decade WASHINGTON exami ner who was overruled by the Federal Communications Com mission on the award of a Miami TV channel tesified Tuesday he believed he made the right rec ommendation There was no question in my mind at all that had arrived at the right decision in the case Herbert Sharman told a special House investigating committee When the FCC reversed him Sharfman said I wassurprised 0f food day jmornjng the towns 15000 residents were Emergency crews rescued 850 Throughout the Northeast without heating gas Appeals Boy and Girl Scouts marooned trains planes subways and were made to state and federal Monday by 10foot drifts in New but I dont think shocked Less Doubt He said there had been less doubt in his mind as to the prop er decision than in the only two prior contested cases he had de cided Under questioning Sharfman said he didnt think he had ever described the FCC decision as shameful but that possibly he had used this word in conversa tion about it Denies Charge The investigators called Sharf man and four men from Miami in digging into accusations that money was passed to influence FCC Commissioner Richard A Mack in the caseJ Mack denies this and contends that of canceled checks introduced in the hearing represented loans to him by a Miami lawyer EXACTRESS DIES HOLLYWOOD UP Silent screen actress Marguerite Snow 69 died Monday Sharfman after lengthy hear ings recommended in 1955 that Miamis Channel 10 be given to Radio Station WKAT owned by A Frank Katzentine The FCC in February 1957 granted the channel to Public Service Television Inc a wholly owned subsidiary of National Air lines The award is now being contested in the courts 6 Children Perish in Illinois Blaze JOLIET 111 HVSix children died in a fire Monday night which attacked their trailershack home which police said went up like a pile of kindling The parents and one of the four other children who escaped from the flimsily constructed home were reported in serious condition with second and third degree burns The fire destroyed the combina tion semitrailer house trailer and shack structure occupied by Mr and Mrs Carl B Wright and their nine children in nearby Romeoville Five died in the fire The sixth died early Tuesday in a hospital Egypt Sudan Clash Over Frontierland CAIRO W and Sudan waged a war of words Tuesday over some 6000 square miles of desert frontierland claimed by both nations The Egyptian government charged that Sudanese troops had crossed the frontier and entered the territory claimed by Egypt on the Red Sea Coast Egypt told her ambassador to demand withdraw al of the troops A communique served notice that Egypt planned to send elec toral teams into the disputed area so residents could participate in the Feb 21 plebiscite to approve the union of Egypt and Syria It said the group would be accom panied by a frontier police de tachment Sudans Foreign Minister Mo hamed Ahmed Mahgoug arrived in Cairo Tuesday and went into immediate conference with Egyp tian Foreign Minister Mahmoud The Weather Mason City G e n e r a 11 y fair through Wednesday Low Tues day night 510 below Slightly warmer Wednesday high in upper teens Iowa Fair northeast partly cloudy southwest through Wed nesday Low Tuesday night near 10 below northeast 5 above southwest Slightly warmer Wednesday Minnesota Fair warmer High Wednesday 520 above GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 10 7 5 36 15 11 Children Among 12 Dead in Fire ATLANTA persons including 11 small children in two amilies perished in a fire that through a twostory duplex building Monday night Firemen said they found the bodies of 10 children huddled in one upstairs bedroom In other bedrooms were the charred remains of an infant boy n an incubator and a woman mother of four of thedead young sters Police said all 12 victims were Negroes Mr and Mrs Jewell Jones risked their lives in unsuccessful A Warming Trend Seen for Jowa attempts children to reach their seven mtti INU 5t I DES MOINES UP Gov Herschel C Loveless Tuesday se Feb 27 for the first meeting o his reapportionment committee Loveless named the 16man group last week to draft a plan to reapportion the was cut off by flames while trying to get to them and finally leaped to safety from a second story window Later he ran up a ladder erected by firemen and plunged into the smouldering structure Firemen pulled him back A warming trend started pull ing Iowa from its icy whiter depths Tuesday Temperatures dropped below zero across the state again Mon day night but by dawn the mer cury had worked its way up as much as 7 degrees from the overnight low Spencer was the coldest with 15 below Ottumwa had 11 below Waterloo 10 below and Mason City 1 below Temperatures ranged up to 1 below at Council Bluffs Temperatures Tuesday were ex pected to be as much as 10 de grees warmer than Monday when they ranged from 12 at Spencer and Lamoni to 6 at Mason City Light snow fell in Western Iowa during the night as cloudi ness moved into that part of the state Further moderation was fore cast Wednesday after temper atures fall to the zero mark Tuesday night Girl 6 Found Waiting on Steps of Closed School Iowa was shocked Tuesday by Presidential Assistant Sherman I its second traffic accident in Adams attended the breakfast three days in which four persons but zTWhite House sposesman werekilled said that no one presided He said In all eight persons lost their it was an informal roundtable lives Monday in motor vehicle discussion mishaps in the state Six persons Meeting with Knowland and the died last Saturday including four other legislative leaders were Cedar Rapids men in a cartruck Treasury Secretary Robert B collision Anderson Commerce Secretary Iowas 1958 motor vehicle death Sinclair Weeks and Secretary of stood at 90 Tuesday 16 mora Labor James P Mitchell Also than on thls date last vear sitting in were William J Saul Hartford Crash nier chairman of the Presidents j j of Econonua Advisers and Gabriel Hauge another of Mond ht the Presidents economic aides Demo Demands RubY Lunnon 68 Des As the Republicans conferred congressional Democrats were Phillip Gene Lunnon 33 Dea calling for increased federal Moines Miss Lunnons nephew spending on public works to pull Mrs Vena Burns 60 Carlisle out of its slump Sheryl Ann Richards 4 The administration already has proposed a Ttwobilliondollar post office buEding program spread over five years Knowland said antirecession programs already projected will have a beneficial chain reaction effect throughout the economy Knowland cited spending on the Fawzi and Interior Minister Zak aria Mohieddin The Egyptian communique ex pressed hope the dispute would be settled amicably It com plained that the Sudanese had made the issue public after agree ing to keep the negotiations secret Sudanese Prime Ab dullah Khalil disclosed Monday night inKhartoum thathis gov ernment had protested Cairos ef forts to take over the tract in a move to reestablish Egypts southern boundary at the 22nd parallel of latitude BUck traffic death SAUDI AJtAil4 AP Photofax DISPUTED efforts to straighten her 22nd parallel border with Sudan by taking over the coastal triangle 1 and smaller inland sector 2 are being protested Egypt offered to cede small area 3 to Sudan if allowed to set new border along dotted line SOUTH FULTON Tenn Deborah Lynn Beard was puzzled when she arrived at school to find the doors locked Monday Deborah a 6yearold first grad er waited Temperatures were below zero and her face was blue with cold Still she waited unaware the school had been closed due to bit ter weather She waited an hour and a half At 9 Herman Roach a bus driv er stopped at a gasoline station across the street He saw Deb orah hunched on the steps her head drooping almost to her lap He called to the little girl She tried to get up and fell forward He carried her to a nearby house A physician was called Deborah daughter of Mr and Mrs Chuck Lynn Beard is re covering from a severe case of exposure NEGRO EXPELLED LITTLE ROCK Ark UP Minnie Jean Brown one of nine Negroes who integrated Central High School under protection of federal paratroopers last fall Tuesday was permanently ex stepped up federalstate highway program and increased defense expenditures in addition to the proposed post office con struction program as steps that would benefit the economy The government measures so far taken cannot be considered pumppriming1 Knowland told reporters because they are constructive in nature and will bring a beneficial chain reac tion Injured Pair Has Wedding at Hospital A church wedding originally planned for Feb 1 but then de layed by an auto accident was scheduled at Mercy Hospital Tuesday few hours before the start of the Lenten season Planning to recite their vows in the hospital chapel were Patricia Ann Radcliffe grand daughter of Anna Nelson 804 President S W and Harley Sturges son of Mr and Mrs Frank Sturges Rockwell The bridegroom has been a patient at the hospital since the accident Jan 26 on Highway 65 south of Mason City He re ceived a broken leg dislocated shoulder and numerous cuts The bride also was injured in the crash and hospitalized However she recently was dis charged The couple was planning a de layed wedding at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Rockwell but then rescheduled it at the hospital when it became evident that Sturges would not be re leased before the start of Lent The Catholic Church normally does not solemnize marriages during Lent However one thing will have to be postponed Thats the honeymoon pelled from school troublemaking because of FARM FIRE PETERSON1 destroyed a barn 83 head of cattle a horse and a large amount of hay on the Willard Cracht farm near here Damage was estimated at Mrs Burns granddaughter Highway Patrolman Dean Yeager said the crash occurred on a curve when one of the cars was on the wrong side of the highway Mrs Burns was bringing her granddaughter to Des Moines to visit the childs mother Mrs Max Richards who had under gone surgery last Thursday En Route to Knoxville Miss Lunnon manager of the Des Moines Hat Co was on her way to Knoxville to conduct a millinery design course in adult education Her nephew had of fered to take her in his car whea Miss Lunnon was unable to drive Sheryl Ann was a niece of War ren County Sheriff C J Rich ards who investigated the acci dent Her father is employed at the Firestone Tire Rubber Co in Des Moines Others killed Monday werej Ben Blum I 54 Carroll farmer and his daughter Karen 18 when their car skidded into a North Western freight train at a Carroll crossing Mr and Mrs Henry Miller Winfred S D whose car col lided with another auto at Colo junction of U S 3065 Charles Cityan Slips and Falls Is Found Dead CHARLES CITY Tressa Jermier widow of Albert Jer mier was found dead Tuesday morning between the sidewalk and a parked car She had wandered away from the Welcome Haven Rest Home here where she had been a resi dent for some time She was dressed only in a house dress and slippers Her disappearance was discovered at 5 am Authorities said she apparent ly had slipped and fallen strik ing her head against some cement steps Funeral rites are pending at the Grossman Funeral Home Hicklin Expected to Return to Bench BURLIXGTON W Federal Judge Edwin R Hicklin is ex pected to resume his duties oa the bench March 6 the jurists attending physician said Tuesday 4udge Hicklin is in a Burlington hospital recovering from a mild stroke suffered last Saturday at his home in WapeUo He will ba 63yearsold March 1   

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