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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 24, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited far TH VOL LXIV pr td PrM TC Copy THAT M A 1C I S A I I H 0 T H 0 W A N i M MASOM CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY M HOME EDITION Thta feper ConjtaU TWO No HI Offers New HBomb Test Ban Id to Officials Attacked II II Not Condoned by GOP DES MOINES tft Republican State Chairman L L Jurgemey tr Saturday took the position that practices of the employe Unity Club within the Iowa Commerce Commission are obviously un desirable and cannot be condoned by the Republican Party of Iowa His statement to that effecl was in reference to the clubs practice of collecting funds and turning over a large part every month to the three members of the commission all Republicans Jurgenieyer said should continue let the chips fal where they mayi Thepractice was disclosed Fri day by the Iowa Legislative In vestigation committee The com mittee urged that the practice be discontinued immediately THE COMMITTEE also told Atty Gen Norman L Erbe tha1 it is up to him whether any pro secutibhs follow The committeesaid of the commissioners had testified he used some of the money for re election campaign purposes His name was not disclosed The com mittee said the amounts going to t h e commissioners averaget jmonth last The commissioiiers ans John Ropesij Des Moines kay Thomp son Newton and John Tallman Clarion Tallman are lip for reetection Democratic St at e chairman Jake More commented Iques tion the advisabilityof distribut ing any part of the funds to the commissioners every month ROPES SAID I can assure you that as far asIm concerned and the other commissioners too if the propriety of the whole thing is questionable it will be discon tihued He said 30 per cent of what he received went for poli tics Tallman could not be reachec for comment Thompson said the contribu tions to the commisioners will be halted immediately He added At our executive meeting Mon day our secretary will be in structed to tell whoever runs the Unity Club to discontinue thi practice at once The committee said the Unit Club formerly used the conlribu tions for flowers and gifts for il or retiring employes and for an nual staff parties The commit tee added that the commissioners have been getting about 80 per cent of all funds contributed in the 14month period Mohawks Blank East Waterloo Reach Finals FORT DODGE The Mason City Mohawks went into the fin a Is of the Big Six Conference baseball tournament Saturday by blasting Waterloo East 100 They played East Des Moines forthe championship later Saturday East blanked Fort Dodge 40 in the semifinals Wolfs homer in the first with one on and eight runs in the third inning were all the scoring in the Mason CityWaterloo game Pen ny homered to open the third That was followed by a walk an error three singles another walk another single another er ror and a double Mason City SOS 000 0 Waterloo Bust 3 4 Byerly 3rd Johnson Holbrook Holler Moore Dotson WONT ROB DRUNKS HAMMOND Ind UP dils robbed a tavern proprietor and three customers of SI 279 Fri day night but passed up two other customers because they look drunk to us United Press International News Service Merge Forces NEW YORK UPl The United Press Associations and International News Service joined forces Saturday around the world in the creation of a single news agency named United Press International This is the first dispatch of the new service Agreements covering the mer ger were signed by both sides on May 16 and the physical changeover since has been worked out Frank H Bartholomew of United Press will be president of the new global agency and iKingsbury Smith of Interna tional News Service will be vice president and associate general manager Bartholomew said con solidation of the two services will assure a stronger competi tive news and pictoriainews report to newspapers radio and television stations throughout the entire civilized world Economics was an impor tant factor in the creation of the great new news network Costs of covering the world news fronts haverisen steadity with rapidly improving means of transmitting both news arid pictures by leased wires and electronic processes Key personnel of INS retained and will reinforce the present UP staff according to Earl J Johnson vice president and general news manager The GlobeGazette has been a subscriber of the UP service since 1922 ITS BEEN A LONG WINTER A rotary siowplow chews through the final drift on Going to the Sun Road thus opening thepassage to Glacier National Park Mont for the summer season The scenic 50mile road crosses Logan Pass and normally is closed by heavy winter snows until late May Drastic Action by Premier in France FEOM QUK WIRE SERVICES PARIS Premier Pierre Pflimlin said Saturday he would re sign as soon as the National Assembly votes on the constitutiona reform bill next week But he indicated that he would stand imme diately for reinvestiture if the measure wins the necessary two thirds majority The drastic move presumably is aimed at killing chances of i civil war once and for all by giving Rightists a fair chance to elec Gen Charles de Gaulle Meanwhile Pflimlin sent a member of Parliament to Algeria to talk withthe insurgent junta there JeanLouis Vigier an aide of De Gaulle during World War II who later broke with the Gaullis party in Parliament flew to giers on a personal and unofficial mission But the trip had obvious political implications The reestablishment of normal contacts with the militarycivil ian group that set up a near rev olutionary government in Algiers has been the primary aim Vigier is making his trip on the advice of Pierre GuiUain de Ben ouville a strong Gaullist sup porter and French publisher who made a previous trip to Algiers through Switzerland The results of his trip have never become public Vigier will be the first deputy to go on such a mission although a handful of extreme rightwing ers have already gone to Algeria to join the insurgents Paris remained calm but in Toulouse 380 miles to the south four bombs exploded within 75 minutes Friday night They dam aged the headquarters of four or ganizations including one sup porting De Gaulle and one sym pathetic with the Communists who bitterly oppose the General In Algeria rebellious French colonials military men and some proFrench Algerians solidified their defiance of Paris by setting up an opposing regime and issu ing a counterappeal for support set established an allAlgeria Comfor The Weather Mason City Showers ending Sat urday night becoming cooler with low mid40s Sunday fair and cooler high mid60s Iowa Scattered showers and warmer southeast Saturday night low 4555 Sunday gen erally fair and cooler Minnesota Fair and cooler High near 70 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday rdered to Die Starkweather Insane Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 69 49 63 66 42 LINCOLN Neb Bantam killer Charles Starkweather Fri day was ordered to die in the slectric chair for one of 11 slay ings attributed to him He took the verdict with the of indifference and bra vado which hasmarked his three week trial for murder He looked at the floor his back partially turned to the jury without mov ing a muscle as the verdict was read Starkweather was tried in the Jan 27 shooting of Bennet Neb High School junior Robert Jensen whose body was found in a storm cave near Bennet with that of liis girl friend I DONT THINK they tried me for Jensen Starkweather told newsmen afterwards They tried me for the whole thing refer ring to the string of 10 January killings and an earlier Dec 1 slaying The 19yearold redhaired youths father Guy Starkweather who heard the verdict from a chair just inside the courtroom door said I think Ill go along with Charlie He was tried for the whole thing The jury of eight women and four men returned the Yy hours after receiving the caseActual deliberations totaled 6 hours During the trial Charles of fered to bet a psychiatrist a package of cigarettes he would receive a battery charge elec I presume Charlie got what he wanted said his attorney T ClementGaughan MRS STARKWEATHER seat ed near her son atthe counsel table looked straight and did not blink an eye at the ver dict Moments later she hurried into the seclusion of presiding Judge Harry A Spencers office and sobbing was heard Defense lawyers said they will move for a new trial arid Judge Spencer set June 7 as the date for a hearing on the motion Starkweather was charged on two counts of deliberate premed itated and malicious murder and the second for murder in the per petration of a theft of Jensens car and money He was convicted on both counts By the verdict the eight wom en and four men rejected a de fense contention that the 19year old gunman was insane last Jan uary when he set out on one of the bloodiest killing rampages in recent years ELEVEN KILLINGS were at tributed to Starkweather 10 of them in an eightday period late in January In some of seven conflicting confessions introduced at his trial the undersized redhaired youth with the bow legs blamed several of the killings on his girl friend and traveling companion Caril Ann Fugate Caril 14 awaits rial She has been charged identically with Starkweather in the Jan 27 shoot ings of Bennet Neb schoolboy Robert Jensen 17 Bodies of Jen sen and his girl friend Carol King were found in an aban doned storm cave while authori ties were searching for Stark weather and Miss Fugate for four previous killings mittee of Public Safety as virtu ally revolutionary government Suspend Sentences of 34 Gun Runners BROWNSVILLE Tex toTJ S District Judge James V AUred Saturday gave 34 men suspended sentences for conspiring to run arms to Cuban rebels The court aside the conviction of Igna Mosqueda Avila chaplain the little band seized in the Gulf of Mexico with a boatload of arms and ammunition CHARLES TEARFUL FAREWELL Tears well in the eyes of Ann Garrison 34 Pitts burgh Pa as she bids farewell to her children Gloria 17 and Albert 15 be fore heading for prison Mrs Garrison re AP Photofax ceived a 20year sentence after pleading guilty in the robberyslaying last Novem ber of an aged woman Her guilt was fixed at second degree murder SOME SAY ITS HOT OTHERS NOT Different Opinions on Interest Created by Primary Election Geneva Meeting t Sought Would Call in Technicians WASHINGTON UPi President Eisenhower proposed to Premier Khrushchev Saturday that the United States ind Russia name scientific experts to meet at Geneva within three weeks to discuss ways of policing a nuclear test suspension Eisenhower said that for tha Western side experts might be contributed by Britain and France and possibly other countries as well as the United States He said they should be scientists quali fied by knowledge of how to de tect nuclear tests THIS LEFT the way open for Russia to bring in experts from such countries as Poland and if it chose to do so The only condition Eisenhow er suggested was that the man should be chosen for scientific and not political reasons Within minutes after the White House made public Eisenhower irs letter the State Department announced the names of three prominent U S scientists it said will meet with experts chosen by the Soviet Union if Russia By WILLIAM EBERLINE DES MOINES the Iowa primary election campaign swings into the home stretch most candidates for top state of fices report they are finding only mild interest among the voters Most of them are predicting a rather light turnout when the polls open a week from Monday Taking a different view how Trio Nabbed After Store Holdup OSCEOLA A daring day light holdup ata supermarket in South Des Moines Saturday morning was followed an Hour lat er by arrest of three suspects near Osceola More than 86000 in currency was reported found in the trios Floridalicensed car State Highway Patrolman Rob ert Glenn said the trio gave St Louis addresses He said the money was found in various placesin the car and more is still being found as the search continues Glenn said the trio was in a black and white car similar to the one in which two bandits fled af ter holding up a Thriftway Super market near the Fort Des Moines army post at about 10 am The store manager Herman Kelderman said in Des Moines that both bandits were armed and that one of them forced him to stuff a paper bag full of currency in bills Glenn said the trio identified themselves as Clarence Enloe 30 St Louis Mo Robert Davenport 32 St Louis Mo and Charles William Stark 32 East St Louis III Stark was driving the car Glenn reported Both Radios Silent on U S Explorer f WASHINGTON LflBoth radio transmitters are now silent on the Armys Explorer I the first U S earth satellite which went into orbit Jan 31 The Naval Research Labora tory said Friday tracing stations no longer were receiving signals from Explorers second trans mitter apparently because of battery exhaustion The other transmitter which operated on higher posver stopped sending earlier ever is Democratic State Chair man Jake More He says the large number of candidates in both parlies run ning for congressional seats and local posts should bring a big voter the heav iest for a primary election in years POLITICALleaders who think many of the eligible voters will stay at home on election day point out that there race this time for US most always a contest that stim ulates interest They also cite the fact that there are few contests in either party for nomination to the top Statehouse jobs below governor This leads to only per functory primary election cam paigning On the other side observers who are guessing therell be heavier balloting point to the Re publican struggle for nomination for governor andthe GOP lieu 2 Hospitalized After Accident CHARLES persons were in the Cedar Valley hospital here Saturday with serious in juries following an accident on a county road seven miles east of Marble Rock when a car in which they were riding went out of control and overturned Taken to the hospital were Marie Neir 37 head leg and possible chest injuries and Paul Neir 3 head injuries and bruises Two others Stephen Neir 8 had cuts on his head hands and leg while Ruth Neir 11 had a leg injury Both were treated at a Marble Rock physicians office The car was driven by Barbara M Neir ie All the Neirs are from Greene Grain Elevator at Martelle Destroyed MARTELLE Saturday destroyed the Martelle Coop grain elevator and a railroad car partly filled with oats All the firms grinding and processing equipment was lost in the blaze along with a truck 5000 bushels of corn 5000 bushels of oats 1000 bushels of soybeans and about 520000 worth of commer cial feed TROOPS ARRIVE ALGIERS Lfl Two troopships docked Saturday with the first loads of French soldiers lo arrive in Algiers since an insurgent junta defyingParis was estab lished here May 13 tenant governor and commerce commission tussles m support of their view It isnt clear as yet how bal loting will be affected by the dis closure Friday that incumbent state commerce commissioners have been receiving monthly con tributions from commission em ployes SOME LEADERS argue it may serve to shift votes from Com missioners John Ropes and John A Tallman Republicans seeking reelection to some of the other six GOP candidates for the two nominations Others contend i has come too shortly before elec tion day to affect voting much Stirring probably more interes than any other single issue is the disagreement between GOP gu bernatorial aspirants William G Murray and William H Nichola overtaxes Nicholas wants to hold the line on taxes until it becomes abso lutely necessary to propose any increases Murray says he vvoulc favor boosting the sales tax rate to 3 per cent to give Iowa farm ers more property tax relief and school aid NICHOLAS FORCES also say he has been making headway with his charge that the king makers are out to get old Bill The charge growsout of the en dorsement of Murray by six for mer Republican state chairmen including Don Pierson Humboldt who is still a member of the State Central Committee The Republican contest for the lieutenant governor nomination appears to be generating the most heat among other state races The three candidates all are of the House William Mooty and State Sens Alan Vest and Jack Miller Mooty is the choice of most Re publican organization leaders but observers report hes getting E tough race from Miller Vest Senate president pro tempore in the 1957 legislative session ha received the endorsement of the politically potent temperance forces SAME meim no tritHa 9ait U agrees The three are DR ERNEST LAWRENCE dl of the University of Cali fornia Radiation Laboratory and a Nobel Prize winner Dr James Brown Fisk executive vicepresi dent of Bell Telephone LabpraJ tones and a member of the idents Science Advisory Com mittee Dr Robert F Bacher who was a member of the Atomic Energy Commission m 194649 and now is a member of the Presidents Science Advisory Committee and physics professor at California Institute of Technol ogy It was learned also that the U S government is considering asking participation of a Japa nese scientist on the Western side because of the experience of the Japanese in nuclear tests detec tion work Eisenhower did not name the U S scientists in his letter to the Russian premier I ALSO SUGGEST Eisen hower wrote Khrushchev that the experts should be asked to make an initial progress report within 30 days after convening and to aim at a final report with in 60 days or as soon thereafter as possible This meant that the Khrushchev begin in early June and a final report in the first part of August Thus progress wouldbe made assum ing agreement on test detection systems for working out an in ternational accord on the suspen sion of nuclear weapons tests Such an accord might reached at a summit conference Any progress in the scientific dis cussions would increase the pros pects for a heads of government meeting EISENHOWEHS letter was in reply to a note from the Soviet premier in which Khrushchev said Russia is agreeable to the naming of experts to study ways of detecting possible violations of a nuclear test ban Eisenhower also proposed that the UN and interested subsid iary groups presumably the UN Disarmament Commission be kept informed of the progress of the talks through Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold Russia since last fall has been trying to take the whole disarm ament problem away from the UN unless it could change dras tically the UN system of dis armament negotiation Iowa Farmer Found After Nine Days ATLANTIC Elwood 71 farmer near Atlantic was found Friday after being missing since May 14 when he left home presumably to go hunting He was found lying in a clover field about five miles from home He was hospitalized for exposure and dehydration Extensive search efforts had been made for him   

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