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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 9, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lot TH I N I W S A f I R THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH 10 WANS M I I C H O R S HOME EDITION VOL LXIV ABtociatod UM PTCM FuU MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 9 1951 Paper at Two Btctlotn 1UV 24 Trapped Men Rescued From Mine on Nixon Lima Shaken by Outburst LIMA Peru stones and spit which greeted US Vice President Richard N i x o n at Perus oldest university brought down condemnation Friday on the Peruvian government from one of the capitals chief news papers It appeared the violence at San Marcos University Thursday might a stop to Nixons face toface attempts to convinceLatin American students the Uni ted States is a better bet than the Soviet Union v A roundtable conference with Ecuadorian students and labor after Nixons arrival Friday in Quitovwas can celled SOURCES CLOSE to the vice president said in the three na tions remaining on hisk tour he mightabandon his custom of vis iting the leading universities to AilNight Vigil by Families Fast Work iround talk with students Nixon had been warned that SHARPLES tyfour men trapped more than 13 hours in a flooded coalmine were bought to the surface un harmed and in good condition at dawn Friday They came out through an abandoned air shaft of the Boone County Coal Corp No 2A mine Trucks picked them up and car ried them to the mine bathhouse where they were met by their families arid friends who had waited anxiously through the night A fourman rescue party reached the trapped miners by threading through the honey combed passages of a section which had not been worked since Red Cross in Action the 1920s Contact about am was made A REAL SHUTTERBUG AP Photofax Perky Peggy a Chihau bis visit to the Lima university might result in leftistinspired vi olence but he went ahead A rock grazedhis neckband a US Sec ret Service agent had a tooth chipped by a flying stone stu dents spat on the party and jeered Nixon get Out Nixon shouted back Dont you hear facts but the jnob shouted down and he left for Limas Catholic Univer sity tomeet with students there AS NlkoN returned to his ho tel on foot1 another group demi onstrated against him The outbursts against the vice president shook Lima The influ ential newspaper El Comercio said the police should have taken steps to prevent the outbreaks Opposition papers already had criticized the government for fail ing to prevent similar but milder antiNixon demonstra tions the day before Nixon madeno official fuss but Foreign Minister Raul Porras quickly expressed official and per sonal apologies The government also replaced the wreath Nixon had laid on the monument to South American patriot Jose San Martin which demonstrators tore up NIXON told newsmen he was deeply moved by apologies he re ceived privately from Peruvians When he left his hotel later crowds applauded him as if to make amends Lima police reportedly got or ders to round up Communists sponsible for the demonstrationsvases Informed sources said the nation alistic Aprista party Perus a student mem ber for joining the mob Solon Indicted on Charges of Evading Taxes NEW YORK WJ Rep Adam ClaytonPowell Jr DNY was indictecfcThursday by a federal grand jury on charges of at tempting to evadeincome taxes on his family income in 1952 The grand jury probe of Pow ells income tax affairs was re vived only recently It had lain MRS CLARK BOB PRESTON CHAT Mrs Frederick Clark Mason City Iowas Mother of the Year chats with actor Robert Preston backstage at the Majes tic Theater in New York Preston has the male lead in The Music Man hit show AP Photo Special to the GlobeGazette written by another Mason Cityan Mere dith Willson MrsClark and her daugh ter Mrs Herbert Taylor Decatur Ga were special guests at the Wednesday night performance Interest Rates in Iowa Remain By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The demand for bank loans may have slacked off a little in the last month or so but theres little chance of any substantial reduction in Iowa interest rates immediately Thats the consensus interviewed by the Associated Press on the state of the current money market In general they report the Qtiih mand for bank loans and the supply of money available for loans n Iowa are pretty well in balance The Federal Reserve System recently lowered the rediscount rate from 2Vi to cent The rediscount rate is the interest commercial banks must pay when they borrow money on commercial paper from a Federal Reserve bank ROBERT GOODWIN chairman of the board of the Central National Bank in Des Moines said this has had some psychological effect on borrowers and bankers alike but he doubts that it has pulled interest on bank loans down very much Most people coming in to apply for loans now feel that they should pay a little less interest on their loan Goodwin said But I think most bankers are guided by the type of security offered the type of loan length of the loan period andlike factors Norman Bel Geddes Dies at 65 NEW YORK U Norman Bel Geddes 65 an artist of many facets who painted designed wrote produced and invented dropped dead of a heart attack Thursday at the University Club Bel Geddes was best known on Broadway as a designer of scenery costumes and lighting for stage shows He also was a commercial designer in a wide range products automobiles to vases and an architectural designer of restaurants and rooms REFUSES RAISE CHARLOTTE N C County Auditor Walker H Busby Friday said he wont take a a year raise There are po many people out of work anc times are too hard for me to be jetting a raise just because work for a government with a lot of money Busby Pleasant Weekend in Iowa A generally fair and mild weekend is the prospect for Iowa The Weather Bureau forecast sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s for Saturday There will be some cloudiness Sunday with continuing mild temperatures more than the rediscount rate He added that interest rates now vary from 4 per cent on a prime loan to a round 5 Vi per cent on others Most loans are at a rate of 4Vfe per cent up he said THOSE RATES he added are about the same as a year ago but perhaps a little lower than during themiddle of the winter State Banking Supt Joe Gron stahlcommented that some East ern banks are cutting interest rates and are out shopping for loans because the recession has THE FIRST MAN up the air shaft Orville Kitchen emerged at am The last man came out an hour later He was Rob ert Turner 48 assistant general foreman The air shaft is more than a mile from the place where the men were found James Bradley 35 was over joyed at being rescued so soon We had planned on being there four or five days or maybe longer Bradley said He said they had no food and only a little water Another of therescued men Lon Hamilton 42 said We spent our time just resting We were singing and praying THE 24 were the entire work force on the day shift Thursday The water which flooded part of the mine and cut them off broke through about 1 pm jamming passageways with debris It came from a pond above the workings The pond was swollen by recent rains Crawford L Wilson chief of the West Virginia Department of Mines estimated it was only 50 to 75 feet from the Bottom of the pond to the nearest mine passage way The breakthrough was at a hau owned by Mrs George Traeumer Montgomery Ala became tired of posing for photos to remind per sons of dog shows coming to Alabamas capital city So she found a camera kennel and peered at the photogra pher through a private porthole reduced loan activity there But Iowa hasnt been so much effect ed by the recession Although the supply of money is fairly said it will be some time before there is any general drop in loan rates There are a couple of reasons for this he explained One is ing that interest rates are deter mined by several factors includ ing loan demand the rediscount rate and the available money upply Loan demand seems to be holding up well in most areas ANOTHER is that most Iowa anks do the bulk of theirloan usiness in agricultural areas Farmers take out the bulk of heir loans in the later winter and early spring and therefore there wont be a chance to re assess interestrates onmost of them until next year If and when any interest de point about half a mile inside the main entrance Twentytwo of the men were working nearly a mile farther inside THE TRAPPED MEN probably owed their lives toa slope away from them so that water did not reach the place they were work When the break came two men were on a mine motor hauling a Joseph E Davies Former Envoy to Russia Is Dead WASHINGTON Wi Joseph E former ambassador to dormant since shortly after Powthe Soviet Union and a diplomat ell swung his influence behind uncjer three presidents died early the 1956 reelection of President Friday He was 81 Eisenhower Powell is the congressman for Harlem He also is pastor of the Negro areas largest church The indictment was expected to lend impetus to a growing move by Tammany HaU to drop Powell from the Democratic ticket this year Despite tiis sup port of Eisenhower in the 1956 campaign ostensibly over the radical segregation has remained a Democrat Davies cause of physician death was said the bronchial FACES CHARGE JEFFERSON OR Wallace E pneumonia following a cerebral hemorrhage Davies a wealthy Washington lawyer was named ambassador to the Soviet Union in 1936 by Pr e s ident F r a n k 1 i n D Roosevelt Out of his two years ias U Sr envoy to the Kremlin he wrote Mis Reid Des Moines who authori ties said hasadmitted 41 break ins in seven counties held in jail here Friday on charges of larceny in the night time s i o n cow seller peared in the year to Mos a best that ap 1942 after the Soviet DAVIES Hitler attacked The book was credited widely with galvanizing U S sympalh for the Soviets who Davies pre dieted would withstand the Ger man onslaught Davies served as ambassador to Belgium and minister to Lux embourg for two years after leav ing Moscow in 1938 He also held a number of special assignments under Roosevelt and later Presi dent Truman Davies a native of Watertown Wis first entered govefnmen under President Wilson whom he served as campaign manager in Wilsons first try for the White House in 1912 Davies is survived by three daughters Mrs Millard E Ty TheWeaiher Mason City Fair and a little warmer through Saturday Low Friday night near 40 High Sat urday low 70s Iowa Mostly fair through Satur day Warmer extreme north Friday night and Saturday otherwise little temperature change Low Friday night upper 30s northeast to upper 40s south west v Fiveday Iowa Temperatures Sat urday through next Wednesday will average near normal north west to 4 to 6 degrees below normal southeast with no major daily temperature changes Normal highs 67 north to 71 south Normal lows 44 north to 48 south Rainfall will average onetenth to twotenths of an inch occurring as scatters showers last half of period Minnesota Continued pleasant GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 75 Minimum 33 At 8 am 53 YEAR AGO Maximum 80 Minimum 49 Doctor Tells Truman to Take It Easier INDEPENDENCE Mo Former President Harry S Tru man Friday said his doctor ha load of coal cars toward the mainasked him to reduce his activitie entrance They saw the water ut he says I can still outwal crease comes in Iowa Gronstahl said it wont show up as a quick statewide drop It will be a spotty proposition governed by loan demand In in dividual communities G r o n stahl said Generally speaking it will show up faster in city banks car rying a number of industrial loans because these are usually short er term loans than most of those made by rural banks WHAT WOULD HAPPEN to in terest rates easing of credit restrictions brought a speedup in the states economy Gronstahl said a sudden speed up might produce a decline in rates because it probably would result in paying off a number of outstanding loans and increased bank deposits so that banks would have more money to lend But he said the decline would tend to halt and rates would turn and turned back to join the oth ers Together the 24 then made their way to a spot near an under ground electric power substation to wait it out Turner said the men heard res cuers tapping about 11 oclock Thursday night on a pipe contain ing electric lines The trapped men pounded on the pipe in re ply but the rescue party appar ently did not hear them It was am before there ny of them Truman who turned 74 Thur ay made the statement in ex laining why he wont attend th srael Independence Festival a Chicago Sunday He was schec led to speak at the fcstiva Theres nothing wrong wit me he said but added that hi octor had urged him for si months cut down on his ac ivities was any more rescuers The contact with the trapped miners heard knocking on a cinderblock oartition separating their location from the abandoned passages through which the rescue party pproached They helped break through the partition to the res cuers IOWA STILL NO 1 DBS MOINES retained its place in 1957 as state leader n the number of beef cattle and logs sent to market Iowa mar keted almost onefourth of the 74 million hogs sent to market last year dings wife of the former Maryup again if the speedup resulted land sbnator Mrs E Fontaineiin any large scale move toward Broun wife of a Washington atbusincss and industrial plant ex torney and Mrs Robert L Grospansions or if farmers started jean now with her husband ini adding extensive improvements Hamburg Germany totheir lands SAME 2nd Class Mail Rate Boost OKd WASHINGTON UP House Senate postal conferees Thursday greed toSenateapproved hikes n basic second class mailing ates but put off the effective ate until next Jan 1 The conferees endorsed three nnual 10 per cent hikes in sec Hid class reading matter and hree annual 20 per cent boosts n rates on advertising matter THE CONFEREES delayed the effective date from the Senates July 1 date to give people a chance to get ready for it The conferees also rejiggered he Senates hike for post card to hike byl pen ny to 3 cents the rate on all post cards except handwritten govern ment postal cards The Senate would have kept all handwritten cards at 2 cents THE ACTION came as Sen Olin D Johnson chairman of the Senate Post Office Com mittee announced that the con ferees hoped to complete longde layed action on the postal rate and pay bill next Wednesday The conferees have already agreed on hiking first class mail rates to 4 cents Andthey earlier approved a7V6 per cent pay hike for postal workers plus an addi tional temporary threeyear per cent pay boost for the first six levels of workers and a VA per cent boost for seventh level workers SUITS BEDFORD UP Marjorie D Marpe Boons Thursday filed two suits totalling against the owners of twocars involved in a threecar collision in which her husband was killed in 1956 FftOX OUK WISE Disaster workers and volunteers struggled Friday against rain swollen southern rivers which lave forced about 3000 persons out of their homes and resulted in millions of dollars of damage Several rivers were above flood stage and on the verge of over flowing theirbanks Seryicemea joined in the battle to contain rising waterways The rampaging Big Sandy River in Kentucky was expected to crest at 57 feet Fridaymore than 4 feet above flood stage at Catletts burg where the Big Sandy and Ohio rivers meet ABOUT 300 persons moved out of Catlettsburg and merchants carriedgoods to safety inprepar ation for the high waterAll roads to the city were cut by high water The Big Sandycrested Thurs day at Paintsville Prestonburg and Martin causing some dam age but not as much as had been feared earlier About 2700 per sons in the area fled their homes at the height ofthe flood threat The Red Cross in Washington announced it was rushing dig aster workers to floodperiled Kentucky and West Virginia areas la West Virginia two Red Cross shelters caredfora total of 225 families driven from their homes THE OHIO RIVER was on the riseand wasexpected to crest at 575 feet tomorrow inthe Cin cinnati area Officials at River Downs race track shifted 200 horses to higher ground as a pre cautionary measure Louisiana 575 airmen and volunteers appeared to be win ning a fight to prevent the Red River from breaking through a levee and pouring over10JOOO acres at East Point The port weather bureau predicted the river would crest Saturday and begin falling The Mississippi threatened to overflow its bank in Tennessee and the Ouachita flooded farm land below Camden Ark Flood ing also continued along the Pearllliver from Jackson Miss to the Gulf 150 Killed in Brazil Train Accident RIO DE JANEIRO BPrest dent Juscelino Kubitschek Friday ordered an investigation into the crash of two commuter trains ia which an estimated 150 persons were killed It was the second disaster in as many months on the governments Central do Brasil line and the worst train wreck in Brazils history KILLED BY TREE IOWA CITY Kel leher 54 Landing Iowa died in a hospital here Thursday of in juries he suffered when a falling tree struck him near here MASTERS OF DECEIT Reds Go to Great Lengths to Avoid Detection by FBI EDITORS NOTE J Edgar Hoover cites of the lengths to which the Communist Party has organized protection from detection of i t s under ground agents in this install ment of his new book Masters of Deceit By J EDGAR HOOVER Director Federal Bureau of Investigation NonCommunists probably will find it difficult to understand the reckless abandon personal risk and sheer physical endurance dis played by Communists in their endeavors to conceal their under ground activities Here are a few of the tactics mployed by Communists to de ermine if they are beingfoJ owed WHEN TRAVELING in automo biles 1 Driving alternately at high and low rates of speed 2 Entering a heavily traveled intersection on a yellow light hoping to lose any follower or cause ah accident 3 Turning corners at high rates of speed and stopping abruptly 4 Suddenly leaving a car and walking hurriedly down a oneway street in the direction in which vehicle traffic is prohibited 5 Entering a dark street in a residential area at night making a sharp Uturn cutting into a side alley and extinguishing the cari lights 6 Driving to a rural area tak ing a long walk in a field thea having another car meet them 7 Waiting at an intersection un til the last moment before traffic changes then making a sharp left turn in front of oncom ing traffic 8 Stopping at every filling sta tion on the highway walking around the car always looking then going on TACTICS USED when on foot 1 Leaving subways buses and trains at the last moment before the door closes to prevent being followed off the vehicle 2 Entering hotels bus Urmia   

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