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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 3, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Editedfar LOBE THI THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS N I I H B 0 K S HOME EDITION VOL LXIV PKM UoKcd run LMM Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY ThU Paper ConsUU ol Two OM Iff p Plan t q MISSING GIRLS EMPTY CHAIR The chair usually occupied by Kathy Hampton 6 St Louis Mo who van ashed Wednesday is empty as the rest of her family says grace before dinner A vast search was under way OPPONENT ASKS What Does H R Gross Favor DOWS What does your Congressman favor regarding farm legislation Enid Robinson Hampton cam paigning for the 3rd District Re publican nomination for the Con gress told a Franklin County audience here Friday that Im grossly confused by the antics ol our Congressman H R I have a good idea of hes against but Im in the dark as to what he favors MRS ROBINSON who tabs her opponent the last complete isola tionist in the state listed these items inthe puzzling picture of a farmdistrict Con He has been against the parity support programs for 20 years But he is also against amending redesigning or removing any oi these programs He opposed the Brannan plan but introduced an even more dictatorial plan of his own He shouts for a twoprice pro gram depending heavily on foreign markets for surplus food then votes regularly against every attempt to loosen world trade HE TALKS about fighting for farmers from this district but he votes against us and with the cotton states while the south land takes over our corn hog and dairy businesses He insists he listens to our farmers but the farm organiza tions list him as a maverick He tried to establish price support on livestock over the public ob jection of every livestock pro ducer group in Iowa Hes againsl about everything one can name But what I ask is this man for Mrs Robinsons campaign ha centered on talk things over sessions with farmers and others in the district Shes using the slogan a positive approach to public issues with her position being decided by the voters whom she constantly asks What do you think What do you favor Benson Accepts Invitation to Visit Russia WASHINGTON W Sccretarj of Agriculture Benson said Fri day he plans to visit the Sovie Union in July or possibly a tie later Benson said he was accepting an invitation extended by V Mat skevich the Russian minister o agriculture A statement issued by Ben IL ii i AP Photofav tor the girl daughter of Mr and Mrs James Hampton On Mr Hamptons lap is Shirley 17months Others at the table are Mrs Hampton Carolyn 16 Mary 14 and Wenda Ann 11 Italian Police Rescue Besieged YANK PARATROOPERS VENICE Italy UP More than 100 riot police Saturday rescued six US paratroopersfrom a hotel besieged through the night by a mob of Italians angered because the soldiers had burned a Communist election banner The six and a large group of other American paratroopers on leave were hustled out of the city by police and put aboard a train for Germany The paratroopers attacked the Communist banner Friday night after an evening out on the town They took refuge in a hotel and remained there until escorted out by police It was the second election incident involving American troops in two days Friday US Army corporal was taken into custody in Naples after he tried to saw through Hie supports of a Com munist election poster in the port city Some Bright Spots in Business Picture NEW YORK Hopes for a business pickup received mild Southwest Friday splintering homes destroying a school and leaping general devastation upon the floodstricken area At five tornadoes spun across the Texas landscape while another was spotted Saturday near Paducah Ky causing dam Sunday Expected to Be Pleasant Parts of Iowa were Sat tpr The figures on employment could be in terpre ed in a good or bad light depending on where you sat Th deCUned last monthfor the first tim te mm tn dechne was much smaller than me duuooo to 350000 recorded at this time of year EMPLOYMENT was up 596000 to 62907000 Thats just short of the 63 million mark Much of the rise reflected seasonal hiring for outdoor jobs Unemployment totaled 5120000 President Eisenhower said the downward trend in unemploy ment shows that the business de cline is flattening out George Meany head of the AFLCIO said the figures prove the reces sion is getting worst Wall Street apparently sided with the optimists this week The stock market reached a new 1958 high BuHs were cheered by the prospect of increased government spending easier money and lower interest rates Corporate earnings reports quarter showed for the first profits down sons office said the secretary plans to visit agricultural areas of the Soviet Union including farms and research centers and to see the allunion agricultural exhibition in Moscow Benson plans to be in the Soviet Union about 10 days His itinerary has not been com pleted but will likely include vis its to other European countries the announcement said sharply from a year ago but no worse than had been expected and in some instances not quite as bad BRIEFLY OVER the business scene Auto production rebounded to 79808 cars this week from last weeks 58664 major oil com panies predict a modern but no ticeable upturn in crude oil pro duction in the second half of the year consumer instalment credit continued its downward trend in March department store sales last week showed a four per cent increase over last year Sales Tax OKd in Kansas TOPEKA Kan UP Cleared by the Kansas Legislature over the veto of Gov George Docking a bill with a higher sales tax rate will go into effect June 1 The Senate overrode the veto 312 to complete action on the bill late Friday The measure raises the tax rate from 2 to per cent and is expected to bring in an additional The in joint talks House overrode the veto Wednes day by the bare twothirds ma jority of 8439 RAINS CONTINUE Tornadoes Cut Across Southwest By UNITED PRESS Tornadoes raced through the Rains continued to pour over Arkansas and Texas and pilots reported impenetrable squall lines in the Lone Star state At Gar land City Ark flood strained levees were reinforced by the Na tional Guard by day and civilians by night TWO TEACHERS were credit ed with saving the lives of about 5 children at La Coste Tex Fri day Moments before a tornado ripped off the schoolhouse roof Dorothy Marthis and Rose Marie Wolverton hustled their charges to safety Another tornado blew down a building and overturned a car at Leon Valley 12 miles northwest of San Antonio and other dam No Sure Panacea Loveless Statewide Talks Open FROM OCR HIRE SERVICES DES Hersche C Loveless opening a statewide conference on juvenile behavior said Saturday juvenile crime is part of a multibillion dollar lux ury in the United States for which there isno wonderdrug cure Prominent national and state welfare officials joined Loveless in the oneday conference to in vestigate the ways to launch a twofold fight against juvenile problems Iqwa youths themselves were given an important part in the conference More than a half dozen of them appeared on the two panels which discussed prob lems and answered questions from the audience at the KRNT Theater here LOVELESS TOLD the confer ence audience the job of solving juvenile problems could be roughly divided into two parts First there was the problem o correction and rehabilitation o ybuhg TalreaHj were mild A period of rain show ers appeared to be about over The outlook for Sunday is for a pleasant day Rainfall reported for Friday included 49 of an inch at Burling ton 32 at Mason City 27 at Des Homes 18 at Waterloo and 17 at Ames Victor Farmer Dies Under His Tractor VICTOR Iowa Schulz 60 rural Victor was killed after his tractor over turned on top of him when one wheel of the machine slippedin a ditch Friday JET SETS RECORD PARIS air force officials claimed Saturday their new Trident jet has set a new altitude record of 79723 feet The record reported set at the Istres proving grounds eclipsed the old mark of 77000 feet held by an American Grumman plane A school bus filled with chil dren was marooned northwest of San Antonio The driver aided by older students was credited with leading his younger passen gers through waistdeep water to safety FLOODWATERS sprawled across some 750000 acres in three states In Miller County Ark au thorities said local damage came to more than S3 million as 70 000 acres were inundated In southeast Arkansas flooded land estimates ran as high as 500000 acres Families had to abandon their homes near Pine Bluff and authorities feared more rain would cause allout havoc Weathercaused deaths in Texas alone in the past week have mounted to 11 and authorities feared a flash flood at Durant claimed several lives A fiveinch rain at Durant brought floodwaters to their highest levels within memory and forced hun dreds of persons to flee said st seek to West Refuses to Give Up on Summit Parley PARIS Western Big Three reluctantly agreed Satur day that their Moscow ambas sadors continue separate consul tations with Soviet Foreign Min ister Andrei Gromyko on prep arations for a summit confer ence Britain France and the United States said in a new note to Moscow they still had not modified their view that more rapid progress could be made The West gave in however because it desires to get on with the basic task laying the groundwork for a summit talk the note added The Russians on April 26 re jected a demand for joint talks and said that if the West per sisted on this point Poland and Czechoslovakia also should take part to equalize EastWest rep resentation in preliminary nego tiations The West is opposed to any such enlargement of the pre liminary talks for fear of the precedent it would set in future conversations on questions in which the Big Four have pri mary responsibility committed crimesf Secondly prevent out and o misbehavior and a soda climate in which delinquency i not apt to occur Loveless said Both jobs require patience hard work and all of the counse available from enlightened pro fessional said Both parts require a united effort on the part of all Iowa citizens he added ALTHOUGH HE TERMED juvenile delinquency as possiblj the most important single prob lem facing lowans Loveles said people should realize the problem essentially concerns a small minority of youngsters perhaps two per cent of the tota number of young lowans However the rising trend o juvenile crime demands action Loveless said If the headline dont assault our conscience w should consider the damage t our pocketbooks he said Loveless was introduced to th conference audience by E a g I Scout Phil Johnson Des Moines The Roosevelt High School ban opened the conference Conference moderator was Rob ert Ray Director of the Institut of Public Affairs at the Univer sity of Iowa SANFORD BATES former di rector of the U S Bureau o Prisons said there are two way to approach the problem of han dling juvenile delinquency He said one is through officia action by government agencies the other through individual an community action Bates said in the long rim bot types of action are necessary fo a complete program As far as official action is con cerned he said that comes int play a boy or girl gets int trouble INMATE ESCAPES FORT MADISON Freeman 42 serving a 7ye term for forgery was missir during a checkup at the Fo Madison penitentiary F r i d a prison officials said SAME LOST BOY Jeff McGrath 3 Mankato is comforted by Ross Buchert after the lad was found sleeping in a rainsoaked field after midnight Friday A posse of 1000 combed the area near his home after he was reported missing earlier in the day The boy who was found by was given a National Guard helmet when taken to a hospital for examination Ike Suggests Conference on Antarctica WASHINGTON President Eisenhower Saturday invited 11 nations to join a conference to seek agreement to insure that Antarctica be used for peaceful purposes Soviet Russia was one of the nations invited to participate with the United States In a statement Eisenhowerj also urged the participating nal tions to continue their scientific cooperation in the South Pole re gion beyond the expiration next Dec 31 of the International Geo physical year The White House made public the Eisenhower statement along with a U S note delivered to the governments of the 11 nations participating in IGY Antarctic activities Those invited are Argentina Australia Belgium Chile France Japan New Zealand Norway Union of South Africa Soviet Russia and the United Kingdom BOMBINGS DISCUSSED JACKSONVILLE Fla W7Rep resentatives of 20 southern cities discuss racial met Saturday to bombings which ive cities The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy through Sunday Turning cool er Saturday night with low in middle or upper 40s High Sun day upper 60s Iowa Partly cloudy and turn ing coaler Saturday nightlow in the 50s Sunday with little change in temper a hire Colombia Rebellion Smashed Ruling Junta Kidnaped BOGOTA Colombia pres idential candidate and four mem bers of Colombias ruling five man military junta were kid naped Friday in a vain effort to seize the government The bold move led by an army colonel began at 4 am Seven hours later all those kidnaped had been released and the rebellion smashed The uprising came two days be fore Colombia is scheduled to elect its first constitutional presi dent Sunday Among those ab ducted was exPresident Alberto Lleras the front running candi date AUTHORITIES SAID Col Fer nando Forero1 led the revolt Taking part were soldiers of the military police and some national police and regular troops The rebels seized their victims at their homes They dynamited the houses after carrying away the officials The junta members abducted and held in the Caldas Batallioi Minnesota Partly cloudy colder High Sunday 5260 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 62 Minimum 53 At 8 am 59 Precipitation 32 YEAR AGO Maximum 70 Minimum 42 Eisenhower Dulles Plan Canada Visit WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles will pay an informal visit to Ottawa Canada on July 810 They will be accompanied by Mrs Eisenhower and Mrs Dulles Announcing plans for the visit Friday the White House said the invitation was extended by Prime Minister John G Diefenbaker During the visit Eisenhower will barracks were Gab riel Paris junta president Gen Gen Rafael Nayas Pardo and Brig GenLuis Ordonez Rear Adm Ruben Piedrahita the fifth member of the junta managed to escape from his home He rushed to the presi dential palace and alerted loyal officers LLERAS ESCAPED in the con fusion that resulted when his captors ran into a loyal army patrol near the presidential pal ace Peidrahita sent an ultimatum to Forero telling him to release the junta members immediately or face a groundair attackThe colonel hurriedly left his head quarters in the western part ol Bogota and shortly after noon the captured officers were back in the presidential palace Edgy loyal soldiers in the cen ter of the city opened fire as the first workers started for their jobs Friday morning and streets were quickly deserted Ladora Man Killed Beneath Tractor LADORA Schulz 60 farmer living southwest of here was killed Friday when a tractor j voo Aiiicu fuuay wiicii H iraiHor nave plagued address a joint session of the he was operating in a field over Canadian Parliament turned on him MASTERS OF DECEIT Communists Often Make Use of Front Organizations EDITORS NOTE In this in stallment from his new book Masters of Deceit J Edgar Hoover of the FBI details the workings of front which extend Communist influ ence into schools churches unions and other groups By J EDGAR HOOVER Director Federal Bureau of Investigation The auditorium w a s packed More than 1000 delegates and ob servers waved their arms en thusiastically along with some 200 others who did not fill out registration forms to avoid leav ing a record of their attendance A Communist Party organ said they were in fear of intimi Tliis was the founding convon ion of the National Negro Labor Council a new organization dedi cated to equality social pro gress and the upholding of civil rights Speeches resolu tions election of officers every thing ran smoothly Two days later came adjournment A new Communist front had been born Delegates had come from all over t h e United States They would now return to their home cities start local chapters en roll members issue literature A MASTER ORGANIZING hand was at work One thousand indi viduals just didnt arrive by acci dent The convention call was Com munistinspired For weeks in ad vance local party members had been arranging housing running errands procuring finances ever the House Committee on UnAmerican Activities conclud ed that rather than helping the Negro worker it has been a det errent to him The founding of the National Negro Labor Council was typical of many party fronts created ia the U S while similar organiza tions were being formed and fos tered by Communists in other non Communist countries Fronts probably represent the partys most successful tactic in capturing non Communist sup port Like mass agitation and in filtration fronts espouse the de ceptive party line hence t term while actually ad vancing the real party line IN THIS WAY the partys small dedicated membership is The Council claimed its purableto influence thousands of pose was to aid the Negro howjnonCommunists collect large
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