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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 3, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tec OM LOBEbAZETTE T H I N I W S P A P E R T H A T M AK I S A L I N 0 It T H I O W A N S N I I H 6 R SH HOME EDITION VOL H AMOclited ud UniUd PrtM Tufl LMM Wlrei tTe t Copy i MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 IfSS Thte Piper CwuMr OM S to Chiang Help on the HERE IT IS Kocky Burgess second from left returns a moist bill to Joe Kartel as policeman Francis Hensley looks on Kartel accidently threw the S money into Willow Creek from the Federal bridge and Burgess went into the water to retrieve it He was rewarded with Dives Into Creek After Bill A swim in Willow Creek about noon Wednesday brought a re ward to one Mason City man and saved another from what ap peared to be a financial disaster Joe Kartel 3016th S W cashec Na social security check arid stuffed both the money andthe envelope the check came in into a pants pocket Walking across the S Federalbridgeover Willow Creek he decided to dispose of the envelope HE REACHED Mo his pocket and dropped the contents over the bridge rail Then he watched in helpless as the also fluttered gently down to the water Kartel raced quickly down to the waters edge and started wad ing in search of the money At the same time Rocky Burgess hap pened across the bridge and spotted a bill floating on the water He hurried to the One Minute Lunch 329 S Federal raced down into the basement and jumped into the river from a window just the surface He swam to about the middle of the river retrieved the floating bill and then swam to shore HERE HE WAS MET by a Ma son City policeman who informed him that the bill was Kartcls Burgess returned the moist bill and Kartel rewarded him with Si Two one dollar bills of the miss ing also were recovered At last report Mason City firemen were searching the area in a Iowan Charged in Neighbors Death ANAMOSA Ri A Monticello war veteran was held here Wed nesday for the shotgun slaying of a neighbor in Monticello Tuesday night Jones County Attorney Howard Remley fileda charge of firs degree murder against Oliver Sampson 50 and also asked that the man be given psychiatric examination Sampson who occupied a home with his bachelor brother Jesse Sampsonsurrendered to authorities shortly after the fatal of Raymond Ritchison 58 in Ritchisons home Sheriff Lewis Dreibelbis said the shooting apparently was the Schools Opened Quietly Incidents in South Minor By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS White and Negro children quiel ly attended racially mixed school in several Southern states Tues day almost unnoticed in the tur moil kicked up by the integration crisis Elsewhere possible flareups in the bitter desegregation conflict between state and federal author ity were avoided temporarily by the postponement of school open ing dates There were one or two minor incidents but on the whole the1 children seemed to get along bet ter than their elders busy with legal maneuvers charges and de laying tactics At Norfolk Va the school board lost a round in its efforts to delay classroom mixing of the races U S Dist Judge Walter E Hoffman denied the boards motion to put off integration un il 1959 Judge Hoffman said he re erved the right to reconsider after the U S Supreme Court ules in a similar situation at Little Rock Ark Further argu ments on the Little Rock issue will be beard by the Supreme Situation Clouded Adm Smoot Confident ENTERTAINERS ON QUEMOY Things are hot on Quemoy these days but apparently things arent so bad that the show cant go on Nationalist Chinese USOstyle performers give a performance in a concrete pillbox to the delight of all except the one sentiy at center He either didnt like it or else hes teking his job a little too seriously Tfie Weather Mason City Partly cloudy cool er Wednesday night low in lower 60s Thursday mostly fair cooler high in upper 70s Iowa Partly cloudy and cooler Wednesday n i g h t scattered showers southeast low in 60s culmination of a neighborhood argument He said Oliver Samp son had been a patient in the Veterans Hospital at Knoxville and other hospitals in the last 10 years The sheriff said Jesse Sampson Thursday cooler partly cloudy and Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average slightly below nor mal Thursday through next Monday Normal highs 79 north to 83 south Normal lows 55 north to 58 south Quite cool Thursday Warming trend dur ing the weekend Scattered light showars are expected about Saturday and Monday but average rainfall will be of lit tle consequence Minnesota Fair and cool high Thursday around 70 GlobeGazelle wcalher data up lo 8 am Wednesday Court Sept 11 ABOUT THE SAME TIME plans were reported for charter ing thestates first Ku Klux Klan chapter since the 1920s in Little Rock In Kentucky it was just an other schoolday for 20 Negroes and 161 white pupils attending classes together for the first time at Fulton High The school was desegregated by court order Three other schools also held their first racially mixed classes in Nelson County Ky without trouble Sturgis High where the National Guard was called out in 1956 also opened quietly with 25 Murray Opens Drive With Hampton Address TAIPEI Formosa MThe top U S commander on Formosa said American heljr coming to meet the nisf threat to the Chinese Nation alist offshore islands Vice Adnv Roland N told a news it would take the combined of Chiang Nationalists and the help of the United States which is coming to over come this immediate situation created by Red bombardments of the islands and efforts to blockade them Smoot declined to tell what help he meant saying it would be fool ish to give the Communists mili tary information He also refused to say whether this meant U S forces would help defend the off shore island a commitment American officials from President Eisenhower down have refused so far to make publicly Smoot is commander of U S Taiwan Formosa Defense Command which is committed to rotecting Formosa and the heaf y Pescadores Islands Congress also authorized Elsenhower to de end any other Nationalist terri ory he considered essential to he defense of Formosa and the slain man were together n the Ritchison home and Oliver called to them to come out When they did not do so Oliver got a 410 shotgun and fired at Ritchison through an open win dow of the house the officer re lated Oliver went to the Monticello Community Building HAMPTON ir Dr William G Murray Wednesday accused his Democratic o p p o ne n t Gov Herschel Loveless of seeking to milk local governments to re place state revenue lost through his veto of the 1951 Legislatures tax bill The Republican nominee for where a group of boys were holding a meeting The sheriff said Oliver told the boys I just killed a man anfl one of them accompanied him to the police station Oliver and his brother Jesse were brought to the county jail here but released the brother later was boat but had not Burgess success ii met with Ella Moving on Toward Florida MIAMI Fla Wt Squalls on the fringe of tropical storm Ella roughed south Florida Wednes day with winds in gusts of 40 to Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGOs Maximum Minimum 85 65 71 T6 60 Col PRIDE IMTHE HOUSE MULLINS Sv C W State Rep James C Hooks and his wife were awakened in the mid dle of the night by a noise down stairs Jim whispered M r s I Hooks theres a robber in the Located 75 miles south of Hahouse Impossible was the but PALMER DIES ARLOTTESVILLE Va Frederick Palmer 86 of the great foreign correspond ents of the turn of the century and World War I diedTues day Negroes attending In the west Arkansas city of Van Buren however 13 Negro pupils reporting for classes at in tegrated VanBuren High were confronted by crudely painted signs saying This Is a White School IN CONTRAST white pupils and Negroes went to classes in a friendly atmosphere at the junior high school across town There are five Negroes enrolled in the junior high Van Buren is one of nine cities in the state in which schools have been integrated The second year of mixed classes begin Wednesday at Charlotte and Greensboro NC At WinstonSalem preparations jwere being made for four Ne to enroll in white schools Thursday About 200 pupils in that city withdrew from an ele mejitary school to be attended by one 50 mph in the house never vana Cuba Ella whirled 55rcplv In the Senate mph squally winds as it moved with an illdefined center toward the northwest It was moving along at 13 mph Reduced from hurricane force that took five lives in Cuba Ella was expected to move toward the northwest at a faster clip and build up over the southeast Gulf of Mexico Arrival of Cooling Trend in Iowa Delayed The arrival Gibbons Returns to Stand in Rackets Probe WASHINGTON W Teamsters Vice President Harold J Gibbons vas accused Wednesday of mak ng meaningless protests against trike violence but doing noth ng to prevent it Robert F Kennedy counsel for he Senate Labor Rackets Inves igating Committee said Gibbons confineds his action to general statements saying I am againsl violence I am againstsin and I ove my mother v Gibbons No 2 governor alsodeclared Loveless by his veto deprived local school districts of some 18 million dol lars in state aid and added sub stantially to the property tax bur den Murray a meeting of party workers here It was his irst major speech Since the Re ublican state convention in July IN HIS REMARKS Murray ex ressed sympathy forthe prob ems of local officials who he aidhave had to raise property axes because of increased costs nd demand for more govern mental services He said the increase this year n local property taxes will be mong the greatest in Iowa his 8 per cent overall chool taxes will be up more than man in the Teamsters Union and its boss in the St Louis Kennedy and SAME three Negro children In Tennessee 10 Negro boys and girls went to classes with 873 white pupils at Clinton High without incident The school was the scene of violence two years ago when Negroes first were ad mitted ON STORK LIST HOLLYWOOD UP Actress Joanne Woodward and her actor husband Paul Newman are ex pecting a baby Joanne said Wed nesday she will retire from films until the baby due in April ar rives area clashed with Chairman John L McClellan DArk over the ere dibility of witnesses linking him with beatings of workers during the Yellow Cab strike in St Louis in 1953 Kennedy told Gibbons that tes timony came from men hired bj Teamster locals to perform act of violence He said he agreei with Gibbons that some of th witnesses were not people of fin characterbut were the only peo pie who were incidents witnesses to th DIES AT 5fl BUENOS AIRES Argentina Uf Beecham 50 wife of th 10 percent county taxes abou 3 per cent and cities and town will hold about even he said Murray declared t Loveless has an attitude of unconcern if not scorn or contempt toward local officials and his vetoes have de prived them of money to help in meeting local government costs HE SAID Loveless had proposed to milk the counties the cities and the towns to get money the state doesnt have because the governor vetoed the Republican Legislatures sale tax He referred to the 1957 Legis latures tax bill which Loveless vetoed in order to let the sales AS THE COMMUNISTS contin ued for the i2th day an artillery attack on the Quemoy islands that might be a prelude to an invasion attempt Smoot was askedif Improvement in Retired Pay Wanted DES MOINES Gov Herschel C Loveless Wednesday propdsed improvements in retire ment benefits for Iowa public employes including establishmeni ofminimum monthly benefits of for all retired teachers Loveless said he would ask the 1959 Legislature to set a floor of for all retired teachers in cluding those who retired before July 4 1953 He said he also would recommend raising from to the maximum an nual wage on which retirement contributions would be collected from public workers tax fall back from to 2 per cp u 1 d successfully blockade the islands invade or Theyean LOVELESS SAID both propo cent Loveless also vetoed bills to provide about 16 million dollars for new buildings at state insti tutions to assure the state suffi cient operating funds through the current biennium The vetoed revenue bill con tained a provision that would have strike at Forn provided 18 million dollars of state U S Marines aid to local schools thisyear if it had become law Murray contend ed He The bill provided for operating costs of state government 16 mU lion dollars for various capital im provements payment of present school aids agricultural land tax credits homestead tax credits veterans tax exemptions and the ike and for maintaining a mil lion dollar balance in the general und at the end ofthe biennium June 30 1959 BUT IF ANY added revenues came in they would have been distributed among the school dis tricts as additional state aid Murray contended this woulc have amounted to 18 million dol lars But the schools didnt get their do neither he replied The Nationalists said theystfll were getting soldiers and supplies through to Quemoy despite Red ttSmpts to cut it off from For mosa Smoot said there are many ways to break a blockade at tempt As far as the enemy blockade of Quemoy is concerned I tan tell you the Chinese Na tionalist forces have not yet be gun to fight he said Nationalist forces are almost entirely equipped with U S weap ons and Smoot mighthavebeen referring to more and different arms for them MORE SHIPS are on the way from the the United States to join the U S 7th Fleet patrolling the Formosa Strait to prevent any Communist strike at Formosa About 1000 coming from British conductor Sir Thomasjsajs would cost the stale about Beecham died Tuesday of a heart atttack COURTS MISSES IOWA CALITORNIA Jig Is Up for This Amorous Airman cooler weather ATLANTIC CITY N J UPI of the prettiest girls in the Miss America contest brought a handsome young airman down to earth with a jolt Not only does Sandra have Air1 Cadet E D Hopkins Air Acad emy class pin and Joanne his identity bracelet t t re shapely In Iowa has been somewhat They let it be known that he greeneyed with almost layed and now is expected tojhas living in a sort of capidentical measurements 20 Miss Iowa half an inch of rain early Wedithey really have quite a bit inlcasual conversation Sunday night flpsdav Several other ooints hadicommon including the fact thatjlt did not take them long to anj traces they both still like the guy jalyze the situation and within a JOANNE AND SANDRA few minutes they were on the long distance telephone talking to Did you think Hopkins I asked him Sandra and each other said I knew I probably wcnt see ain Miss Iowa said two million dollars during the first year they were in effect The cost would decreaseinsucceed ing years he said The Governor said he would ask the Legislature to supplement Public Employes Retirement Sys tem funds from a special appro priation He recommended a spe cial appropriation rather than a raid on reserves in these funds which would endanger future re tirement benefits THE GOVERNOR said that the I would never meetretirement system established in Joanne said will eventually provide rea iv it was inevitable jsonably adequate benefit levels him or younger employes who hered oubiic employment in 18 million dollars any more than he mental institutions got their hospitals or the people their rec reational facilities or the college their laboratories he added The Governor vetoed the capita improvements bills and the rev enue bill We cannot sensibly go with the Governor in trying t milk the counties cities and town of the people any more than w can sensibly go along with a gov ernor at loggerheads with th Legislature which also represent the1 people EPIDEMIC SPREADS TOKYO UPI An epidemi enof sleeping sickness has claime remore than 100 lives in Japan an Miss California has not decidedlcent years However for severaliSouth Korea bringing the deal whether she will return Hopkinsyears lo come to near 1500 Health officia Okinawa for maneuvers on For mosa this weekend Additional F100jet fighters have been sent the United States to Far astern bases The Nationalist defense rainis ry expressed confidence that wn navy could deal with Red tor edo boat attacks on supply ships o Quemoy Communist shelling of ie Quemoy airfield has virtually topped air supply from Formosa tne convoy was turned back Tuesday without unloading 370 o 400 Nationalist troops sent to einforce the Quemoy garrison U S military advisers in the escadores said it was the third ime in four days that supply and roopships had been unable to omplete unloading into small boats off Quemoy One Nationalist convoy officer nsisted If it were absolutely necessary we could have gone in and landed our troops But the men aboard were not vital to the defense of Quemoy this time and there was no point in risking lives and the ship Back in the United States Sec retary Dulles was summoned to President Eisenhowers vacation headquarters at Newport R I for a conference on the Far East situation North lowan Killed in Fall From Tree POSTVILLE UPI Ed Mela ger 72 Elgin a retired farmer iiied in the Posville hcspilsl sev eral hours afterfie fell 25 feet Iwirgs or not But she said sheof retired teachers will be grosstin the two Asian countries saidifrom a Ucc headfirst onto a sids jwaned lo make n clear she inadequate Loveless said the disease has nowjwalk in front of his home Tues jnot engaged to him never He said actual benefits payjstrickcn more than 6000 personsJday The victim climbed into the engaged to him and is not pianlmcnts ihis year will average iessjfnostof them children under 141tree to saw off a limtv sad Sy Ining to marry him Ithan per month lyeati of age slipped I1 i   

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