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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 29, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Daily Newspaper Edited fet NIWSFAPEK THAT MA KIS ALL NORTH I 0 W A N N E I fi H i 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL M ad IhUtod Praw latcnutfcuul run LCIM Wirti t7e Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST mi Tfclj Paper ConMiti of Two ontinue to Aware DES MOINES UB Her sehel Loveless reiterated Friday that he was unaware con tributed to his campaign fund in 1956 came from the Teamsters Union Photostatic copies of two Tea msters Union checks total ing that amount were shown at the Iowa Legislative Investigat ing Committee hearing Thurs day v Former Democratic State Chairman JakeMore and his former secretaryboth testified as to tlfe checks coming in to the Loveless for Governor Com mittee They said part of the money was used to support the campaign of the late R M Spike Evans of Arnolds Park for U S senator and for other candidates Mary Jane Freeman a secre tary in the Democratic state headquarters here for 120 years until last July 26 said one check for was signed by James Hoffa now president of the Teamsters Union was drawn on the account of the Cen 2 Up LONDON UP Moscow radio Friday two dogs have been landed safely from a space rock et that reached an altitude of 281 miles broadcast said the dogs were aboard a onestage geophys ical rocket launched in the Soviet Union Wednesday Having reached this estimated height the rocket has landed in a precisely allocated sector the radio said TrtE ROCKET FLIGHT was part of experiments in the pro gram for the International Geo physical Year Apparatus for the study of the of at mosphere was installed in the dogs were enclosed in a Special hermatically sealed cab in Total weight of the dogs plus the equipment carried by the rocket was 3725 Moscow reported Moscow said that during flight the apparatus worked normally and insured the supply of essen tial scientific data which is now under THE U S AIR FORCE an nounced July 24 that Wickie a mouse launched in a ThorAble missile apparently was lost at sea after surviving al 6000mile jour ney through space The mouse was the third to be fired through space by the Air Force The Russians shot a dog Laika into spacein their Sputnik II last Nov 3 Laika was estimated to have lived about a week The satelliteendedits trip around the earth April 14 PRETTIEST GIRL BLACKPOOL England UPI Sheridan who was left on a doorstep unwanted 22 years ago was selected as Britains prettiest girl Thursday when she was named Miss United Kingdom in a beauty contest The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy with o c c a s ional thundershowers with chance of a heavy thun derstorm late afternoon or s earlyevening Low Friday night mid 60s Partly cloudy and little cooler Saturday high 82 to 86 Partly Friday night scattered thundershowers east Continued warm except a little cooler northwest Friday night low 60s north to low 70s south Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Sat urday through next Wednesday Normal highs 81 north to 84 south Normal lows 56 north to 59 south Rather freciuent minor temperature Changes are indi cated with generally warm weather through the weekend and somewhat cooler early next week Rainfall will average about half an incn in scattered afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms during most of the period Minnesota Partly tered showers High Saturday 82 1 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 93 Minimum 67 At 8 am 75 Precipitation traca YEAR AGO Maximum 68 Minimum 59 Crash Injuries Prove Fatal to Lone Rock Man ALGONA Onvin 0 Cres sen 40 Lone Rock died Friday en route to the State University of Iowa Hospitals of injuries suf fered in an automobile accident Thursday night Cressen lost control of his car h miles south of Fenton on Iowa Highway 44 and the car over turned A passenger Darlerie Denton Armstrong and Cressen were brought here and later Cressens transfer to Iowa City was started Hospital attendants here said they did not believe the Arm strong womans injuries were critical tral Conference of Teamsters in St Louis She said the other check was for and was drawn on the account of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in Washington DC Miss Freeman testified both checks were de posited in the Loveless commit tee account in a Des Moiries bank She said the Governor was aware of the existence of this account but he didnt know where the money came from I never discussed finances with the Governor she said THE INVESTIGATING com mitteesinterest in the checks resultsfrom a state law which forbids any person political organization to use any funds donated by a nonresident person firm or corporation for the pur pose ofconducting a campaign for political office In Muscatine Thursday night the Governor said I had no idea who contributed and Ive never wanted to know What have I done as gov ernor that would represent any influence obtained by contribu tions campaign Why basnet the committee in vestigated contributions to the Republican Party or are they more interested in creating a smear for a Democratic gov ernor I would like toknow what actions have to do with the racketeering within the Team sters organization MISS FREEMAN said Love Less not informed of the Teamsters contributions She testified the money from the Loveless for Governor account sometimes was used to pay Evans campaign expenses and sometimes for other candidates The check was dated July 16 1956 and the check on Oct 8 1956 Miss Freeman testified she be lieved the smaller check came from a Richard Cavendar Oma ha She said she remembers that check because it was made out to lovelace for Governor Moreof Harlan who had been state chairman 17 years before being voted out of office at the state convention July 26 joined with Miss Freeman in answering committee questions although he was not sworn in as a witness More said he contacted Team ster officials for a contribution Pacific LITERALLY THE DEAD END Heres TtimSy warning for Labor Day weekend travelers in Iowa The is on a road leading to a cemetery five miles south of McGregor MORE LOVELESS and he added there were no conditions to it Labor has asked the least of the Democrats of anyone who gave money he said Both More and Miss Freeman said the party was hard up fi nancially most of the time they held their jobs MISS FREEMAN said any time I got any money Id run down to the bank and deposit it to cover the checks Id floated More said that at times he bor rowedmoney on his personal note to pay party expenses Maybe the Republican Party could go to the bank and borrow money but I couldnt sign a note m the name of the Democratic Central Committee and get any money he said More said the Teamsters were prompted to give because they thought Loveless was going to win We havehad other candi dates more sympathetic to the unions program than Loveless 3Ut they didnt contribute to them because they didnt think they could win The first Indication of the contribution by the Teamsters to the Democratic Party in Iowa came during testimony before a congressional committee in Wash ington last year Loveless said at that time he had not per sonally received the money and didnt know about the contribu tion KARLEEN QUEENEY 13 I WANT TO DANCE on JERSEY CITY N J MB Doctors gave Mrs Patrick Queeney this choice Either permit the amputation of your 13yearold daughters legs or see her spend the rest of her life mi a wheel chair But there are things a moth er cannotrdecide How can you make a deci sion like Queeney asked If I make the wrong decision she is the one who will suffer for the rest of her life So Mrs Queeney and her hus band Friday put it up to the child Karleen The little girl knew what she wanted She had been present when doctors at the Shrine Hos pital for Crippled Children in Philadelphia first mentioned utation of Leqs the possibility that her legs could be amputated a n d re placed with artificial ones Karleen has been in plaster casts and braces since she was 5Vzm6nthsold when a spinal abnormality left her paralyzed from theknees down Two operations and one treatment after1another have failed to improve her condition And three years ago she even had to take the bracesoff be cause they caused pressure sores on her feet which are still not completely healed What do you want to do she was asked There was no hesitation in Karleens answer 1 want to dance Thus she chose the operation Daisy Ho Threat to New England BOSTON ft Hurricane Daisy swept northeastward along the New England coast Friday but its threat to all but offshore waters around Cape Cod was reported practically elim inated The Weather Bureau said the storm was decreasing in intensity and its danger to land areas largely terminated Earlier uncertainty as to what the New England storm effect vould be however caused a de ay until later Friday in President Eisenhowers flight to Newport R I for a vacation By noon the storm center was reported 70 miles south of Nan tucket Up to that time the land effects had been no more than moderate winds and rain though rain was sometimes heavy Even in such exposed areas along the coast as Block Island he storm brought nothing more than gales of less than 50 miles an hour Oil Station Attendant Slain by Bandits ROCHESTER Minn UPI A 68yearold Rochester service station attendant Friday was shot to death during a holdup Ro chester police detectives said the ncident occurred while the vic tim Herbert C Hanson was vorking the night shift Chief detective Harold Fitzpatrick says hieves broke into the Larson Shell oil station shot Hanson in the chest and from the cash register The body was found lying in a pool of blood by a young Kansas couple traveling through Roches er They had stopped for gas and when the attendant didnt come out they stepped into the station to see if anything was vrong Showers Heat Both Forecast for Iowa Thundershower activity w expected to be resumed Friday afternoon mostly in the northern part of Iowa and continue in the eastern portion of the state Fri day night Scattered showers moved into the west and center portions Thursday night but rain fall was light The Weather Bureau said Sat urday promises to be another hot day with highs in the 90s TOLL DROPS CHICAGO nations traf fic deaths for the first seven months this year totaled 19380 a decrease of 7 per cent for the comparable period in 1957 The toll was 20750 in the first seven months last year the National Safety Council said Norfolk Bows to rts Will Admit 17 Negroes BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Norfolk VaSchool Board riday bowed to federal court or ders and announced it would en roll 17 Negro pupils in white which may make the oastal city the first to have its schools closed to forestall racial integration This development came shortly after a lull settled over the Little situation when the US Supreme Court delayed a de cision on the integration struggle there The Norfolk board acted after a courtdirected reexamination of the applications of 151 Negroes who seek admission to white school year starts Sept 8 UNDER VIRGINIA law any public school enrolling racially mixed classes must be closed au tomatically Gov J Lindsay Almond Jr was not immediately available for comment Gov Orval E Faubus of Arkan sas stood pat on a batch of six still unsigned bills passed by the Arkansas Legislature togive him tight over Little Rocks Central High School integrated last year under federal troops Among the bills is one to permit him to close the school rather than have it remain integrated Faubus Friday signed a bill keep ing the Legislature in session on call until Jan 10 Central is tentatively scheduled toreopen Sept 8 three days be fore the Supreme Courtis to hear further arguments FAUBUS KEPT the segregation bills unsigned saying he doesnt know when he will sign them Included in the cleared the Legislature were bills permitting the governor to close forcibly integrated public schools giving him authority to set up segregated classes within an in tegrated school providing aid for any student displaced in an inte gration dispute and a bill post poning the opening of Central High School in Little Rock until Sept 15 Chief Justice Earl Warren said the Supreme Court delayed its decision because Central High would not open until Sept 15 In Charlottesville Va the school board Thursday night put off opening all except one schools while it decides do about conflicting orders from federal and state courts One high school for Negroes which is oper ated jointlyby the city and an adjoining county will open as scheduled Sept 2 Others will open Sept 15 unless they are re quired by state law to close be cause of integration Five Negro children were turned back at Greensboro N C when they sought to register at two white elementary schools One of the schools wars integrated last year andNegro pupils have been assigned to it this year CHIANG KAI SHEK Warning Charges That Quiz Show Rigged Denied NEW YORK Nationa Broadcasting Co and producers of the Twentyone television quiz show deny charges by a contest ant that the program was rigged Herbert Stempel 000 on the show contended he was coached on the answersbeforehe wenronthe air and thenwas tolc to miss a question which enablec Charles Van Doren to eliminate him Dist Atty Frank S Hogan con firmed that Stempels testimony brought the show into the TV quiz program probe touched off by a complaint of a contestant on the Dotto show JACK BARRY and Dan Enright producers issued a statement say ing Stempels charges en tirely spurious and malicioifs NBC issued a statement simul taneously terming the accusa tions utterly baseless and un true The network said it learned of them over ayeaf ago and an investigation turned up nothing to substantiate them Hogan nominated for the U S Senate this week at the Demo cratic State Convention in Buf falp said his investigation of TV quiz shows has uncovered nothing thus far to warrant grand jur action VAN DOREN who went on to win afterbeating Stem pel said Im sad and Im shocked I dont know what to saj except that I thought I won hon estly At no time Van Doren said was he coached or tutorec or was any pressure put upon him TRACTOR VICTIM ELSTON Iowa D Anderson 59 r u r a 1 Elston was killed Thursday when tht tractor he was driving over turned SAME Black meant traffic ta marl 2 houri STRAY BUNNY NOW IN CLOVER Johnny Hardwick 12 Davenport feeds warm milk to a tiny bunny as his friend Fred Waterman 11 and his pet Lassie look on The named Mr Funny was less by the dog on the Hardwicks lawn but since has led the life of l help front Riley Another Carrier Quemoy Again Shelled Hard niuhist Chinese artillery blasted the Nationalistheld Quemoy is lands again Friday in what some sources said was a preinyasion bombardment The Unitecl States emphasized the ursency of the by ordering giant 45000ton aircraft carrier Midway to Formosa Some Nationalist government offices began movingout of Tai pei into the suburbs as a precau tion possible Communist air attacks In Washington President Eisen hower summoned Acting Secre tary of State Christian Herterto the White House and conferred with him about FormosaWhite House Press Secretary James C Hagerty said The United States is watching the asked about the Red Chinese threat to invade the offshore is lands in the Formosa Strait IN LONDON the British For eign Officesaid the situation in the Formosa Strait is serious but not critical British diplomats were reported to have concluded that a general war in the area not imminent j The Nationalist Defense Minis try said the Reds hurled a 7100 round bombardment early in the day at the small islands of Tatan and Ehrtan in the Quemoy group whiqh controls the entrance to the Communist port of Ampy The ministry announced plater that the Red shore batteries fired an additional 1810 high explosive shells into Big Que moy in a twohour period today When the Midway now moving toward Formosa from Honolulu and the carrier Essex moving from the Mediterranean reach the area with their escort ships Vice Adm Wallace M Beakleys 7th Fleet will be a powerful fighting force of 6 aircraft car riers 3 heavy cruisers 40 de stroyers 4 submarines and at least 20 supporting ships of vari ous types THERE WERE THESE other major developments President Chiang Kaiv Shek called on lhe nation to prepare for any crisis the bombing of Taipei The nationalists theclock Communist1 demands it surrender the offshore islands and rounded up Communist agents during the night in a sud den fivehour clampdown of emergencymartial law Authoritative sources reported that US Pacific forces have given their jet pilots permission to pursue planes across most of theFormosa Straits The sources said the Pa ific command has relaxed the hot pursuit boundary line that n the past made part of the em attled strait a haven for Red Chinese jets OldAge Pay Hike Signed by Ike WASHINGTON HI President Eisenhower Friday signed a bill ncreasmg Social Security bene fits and taxes The new law will provide bigger checks starting next February for 12 million retired workers and survivors The increase will be 7 per cent with a minimum of month U also will raise taxes for old age insurance on some 75 mil ion workers and their employers The payroll tax goes up Jan 1 from 2V4 per cent for both worker and employer on the first of annual income to 21A per cent on Quimby Youth Killed When Car Overturns QUIMBY Ifl Donald Payne 17 Quimby was killed Thursday night when the car in which he and three othsr teenagers were riding ran off a road about two miles south of here The other hree were injured Sheriff Carl Schleef said the car failed to make a curve and rolled over wice landing on its   

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