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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 25, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lot Out BEVjAZETTE VOL H Associated ud Doited PMM iBtoraitioul Full TMl N I W S A f f H A T M A K I S ALL NORTH I 0 W A N S N I 1 G H I 0 R S 5 Copr MASON CITY IOWHA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 25 HOME EDITION Tbii ConriiU Four HI Report Causes Furor GOP Refuses Withdrawal AMES William G Murray Republican nominee for gover nor said Thursday that all news releases by political headquarters should conform tn the code of fair campaign practices In a formal statement issued from his home here Murray also said he regretted that a release by his Des Moines headquarters on the subject of Greenlease kid napping ransom money was sub ject to misinterpretation Gov Herschel Loveless Mur rays Democratic opponent and State Democratic Chairman Don ald Norberg have denounced the release as unfair and unethical Norberg said Murray should with draw the release Murray did not withdraw it Thursday His full statement fol lows I HAVE BEEN asked to com ment on the release to the press issued by my headquarters con cerning the fact that no evidence has been developed that shows that any of the Greenlease kid napping money came into Iowa as has been rumored during the current political campaign None of these rumors origi nated with the Murray headquar ters and the release was an at tempt to state that fact emphati cally I regret that the statement was subject to misinterpretation Of course all releases should be written to avoid misinterpretation as nearly as possible and of course should conform to the code of fair campaign practices Several other rumors of rather startling nature which may or may not betrue are being circu lated inthe campaign None of these can truthfully be attributed to the Murray candidacy These too probably should be de nounced but under the circum stances perhaps not lest these efforts too be misinterpreted THE STATEMENT to which Murray referred had said there was no evidence that any Green lease ransom money ever got into Iowa and then went on to say that there was evidence of association involving Barney Baker and the Teamsters Union which contrib uted to the Loveless campaign Norberg called the statement gutter politics and added H should be withdrawn by Mur ray Loveless said If they dont have a program or a candidate they have to re sort to other methods Its inter esting to see how this conforms with the great publicity about their signing of the fair cam paign pledge Republican State Chairman L L Jurgemeyer Clinton had no comment At Newton where he addressed a Republican meeting Wednesday night Murray reiterated that he had not seen the statement and to Rule on School Insufficient Authority FORT SMITH Ark VnU S Dist Judge John E Miller de clined Thursday to advise the Little Rock SchoplBoard whether it could legally lease four high school buildings for use as pri vate segregated schools f Judge Miller said his court did not have legal authority to issue4 such advice The school board attorney Rich ard said immediately after the judges ruling that the board has no immediate plans Judge Miller said the question involved the constitutionality of recently passed Arkansasantiin tegration laws and could be passed on only by a threejudge federal Resigned FCC i i icial Lawyer Indicted by Jury AP Photofax JUST LIKEOLD TIMES Alf M Lah Landon spoke td crowds of 50 to 150 as don71 the 1936 Republican presidential part of a personallyfinanced oneday nomineespeaks to a small crowd on the campaign in behalf of three state consti steps of the Marysville Kan Courthouse tutional amendments said Ive Key Post M in Lebanon to Karami BEIRUT Lebanon ft For mer rebel leader Rashid Karami a Nasser admirer who leans to neutralism in foreign affairs is Lebanons new premier He heads an eightman Cabinet intended to restore peace to a nation in which pass ionsstill run high President Faud Chehab named Karami 37 to the premiership Wednesday night after using I troops and tanks to halt an out Durst of civil warfare between Christians and Moslems that lef 19 dead Karami look over the job va cated by Sami Solh a proWest ern Moslem who was twice the target of assassins during the 4V4 month revolt in this half Moslem half Christian land against th administration of President Ca mille Chamoun SOLH IS NOW in Turkey Cha moun has retired to his summe home at a Christian village nea The Weather Mason City Fair and cooler Thursday night low about 40 Increasing cloudiness warmer Friday high about 70 owa Generally fair and cooler Thursday night lows in the 40s Friday increasing cloudiness and warmer Minnesota Partly cloudy little warmer High Friday around 75 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Thursday been on the road for three days I would like to have a chance to go over it specifically before I make any comment on it THE RELEASE issued by the Murray headquarters said Mention of the Green lease kidnaping ransom money keeps coming up in the current Iowa political campaign but there has been no evidence de veloped that any of that blood money ever got into Iowa said a statement from the Republican State Central Committee at Des Moines The only indication or evi dence of the blood money cross ing the line from Kansas City Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 84 49 52 77 37 Beirut Like Chehab Karami wants the remaining 9500 American troops based in Lebanon to get out He has suggested Oct 15 for the final withdrawal The dark slightly built Karami a Moslem told a news conference recently he favors federation of Lebanon with President Nassers United Arab Republic if all Lebanese agree Karami smiled when asked his opinion of Nasser I consider him a superman he said Karami was premier once be April to November Iowa Swept by Coid Air Mass A mass of cold air swept over the state Thursdaybringing au tumn temperatures back to Iowa afterwarm humid readings o Wednesday Spencer had the state low o 47 Thursday ranging up to 69 a Burlington the area last affectec by the front Mason Citys was 49 Highs Wednesday ranged gener Truck Used T in Halting RunaWay CITY Colo river of a light pickup truck used his vehicle Wednesday to low down and halt a brakeless ar rushing down EightMile Hill scene of five fatal accidents in the past three years The runaway automobile was occupied by Mrs Cleo Roberts of Denver the driver and Mrs Uadys Meal of Wichita Kan THE TRUCK DRIVER John Skerjanec 49 said They were waving and screaming and I thought they were flirting with I saw my speedometer and read it at an hour He said he was riding down the hill when the car carrying the womenskirted past him 1 HIT THE GAS and finally overtook them Skerjanec said Using the mirror I THE SCHOOL BOARD under pressure from GovOrval E Fau bus io lease the high school build ings for his private schoolplan hadasked the judgefor advice as to its legality Both the federal government arid the National Assn for the Advancement of Colored People intervened to request that the judge tejl the board it could not lease its buildings or if it could they must include Negrostudents Miller denied and dismissed the companion petitions the NAACP and the Justice Depart ment Both had asked himv to instruct the board that it could not follow the Faubus private school plan ALL PETITIONS were dis missed without prejudice so that all parties could seek relief in another court presumably asking for a threejudge hearing onthe matter Shortly before the court ses sion got under way US Atty Gen William P Rogers released in Washington a memorandum of law filed withMillers court THURMAN WHITESIDE in TV Case ings By WARREN ROGERS WASHINGTON W A federal grand jury here Thursday in dicted Richard A MackVformer meinber of the Federal Communi cations Commission and Miami lawyer Thurman A Whitesideon charges of conspiring to defraud the United States Thejiridictment returned after a fivemonth investigationjvak leged that Mack and had improper dealings Avhile the FCC wasconsidering a fdurway contest for TV channel 10 at Mi ami Whiteside 4was backing v Public Service Television Incv National Airlines subsidiary which won the bannelJ Mack resigned frohi thecdmr mission March 3 after a House investigating committee devel pedthatjhe had accepted finan ial favbrs from while he channel 10 case was pending Rogers schools contended could not the public be legally WASHINGTON toplevel Pentagon estimate isthat Nationalist China is strong enough to throw back any Red Chinese invasion attempt against Quempy without help from U S combat there J MACK SAID T he had ho vrong Heand Whiteside sisted the financial favors were based entirely on a leased for operation as segre gated schools and termed the Arkansas governors scheme a sham Gov Faubus closed the four high schools after the US Su preme Court ruled that integra tion at Little Rocks Central High must continue He then called for Saturday a refer endum on whether Little Rock residents want schools operated on an integrated basis He said that if they vote against integration the high schools could be leased for oper ation as private institutions He said this could be done under a state law passed about 1875 Crash Near Sibiey Claims Third Life Conversely the Pehagon Nationalist aircraft could land If they tried This official assessment Thursday was based I on present cir cumstances Authorities said it could change factors changed if China twent conquer Quemoy without regard to frightful military losses or the danger of touching off a nuclear war j The estimate became known as the gloom pervading the For mosa Strait crisis for a month appeared tpbe lifting somewhat Here were some of the hopeful signs although officials freely conceded mat the crisis was far from over and that Red China could upset the situation by a Voters at Osage Approve Bond Issue for School in the Osage Community School District voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bond issue for here Wed nesday The money realized from the bond sale will be used to build and equip a 12room addi tion to the present high school The vote was 672107 with five spoiled Supt C T Johnsten said plans will be made for construction to start in the earlyspring reckless 1 The Nationalist government on Formosa announced the Red blockade of the offshore Quemoys was broken US officials were not quite that enthusiastic They said Quemoy needs 400 tons of supplies a day and not that much is yet getting through the artil leryraked beaches Still the drain on Quemoys wellstocked reserves was lessened So was synchronized the speed of the SIBLEY UPI A cartruck truck and the car and let thejcollision at the junction of Iowa I ally in the 80s with Lamoni rebumper cars bumper hit my rear33 and 9 north of here claimed its ithird victim Thursday with the porting the state high of 88 tying In about a halfmile I had theideath of Mrs Edward P Kniefel 1955 a record for that date there Ma son City had 84 Stroke Claims Life of the Dutchman WASHINGTON Henry W The Dutchman Grunewald 65 onetime influence peddler and mystery man died here Thursday after suffering a stroke At the time of his death he was awaiting a retrial on charges of conspiringto fix income tax car slowed to a complete stop 57 Youngtown Ariz Ann Kujawa Mrs Roberts maneuvered killed in lir Istantly in the crash Tuesday and fleeting automobile so husband Edward that neither vehicle was damj69j died several hours later in a aged hospital here into Iowa is one of association oliin north Lebanon where he suits He was convicted of the charge in New York City in 1955j HE LED THE rebellion in Tripbut the Supreme Court set the the statement said I has a big following Nevertheless The release then recalled that he is considered a moderate Barney Baker Teamster organ Within the Cabinet Karami izcr who has been in Iowa wasjkeptfor himself the defense and quoted by his exwife as saying a Missouri taxicab company own er got part of the money It added In addition to Ihe activity of Baker in Iowa the fact that the Teamsters contributed to the campaign fund to elect Gov Loveless has put the Teamsters very much in the Iowa political campaign 26 ON OUTSIDE DES MOINES W Twentysix interior ministries This gives him control ofLebanons armed forces and police The other jobs went to three deputies who spearheaded the fight in Parliament against Chamoun and to four men con sidered neutrals Wednesdays bloodshed devel jOped when Moslem crowds jpoured out of the Basta quarter to celebrate the inauguration of Chehab a compromise candidate who is a Christian with a Moslem conviction aside last year on grounds that the judge had in structed the jury improperly The second trial last July ended with a hung jury and a third trial was scheduled for next month rged in Stabbing of Wife DES MOINES Jor dan 41 was charged with assault with intent to commit great bodily harm and intoxication Wednesday night here in Polk County District Court in tiort with the stabbing of his wife His wire also 41 was released from a Des Moines hosiptal after stabbed in Ihe leg by her persons left ths Glemvood Statebackground in his family School to live and work on thei The Phalangists a Christian outside in the first 10 months organization that backed who authorities said a stepped up rehabilitations on the crowds The JUpshad been drinking heavily The gram the Stale Board of Controllems quickly mustered a fighlinglstabbing took place in their home the Nationalist pressure to attack the mainland based guns which imposed the blockade but the U S is standing firm on this 1 THE NATIONALISTS claimed 32 of their jets without losses shot down 10 and possibly six more out of 100 Communist jets in aerialcombat over the strait This was hailed as another dem onstration of Nationalist air supe riority 3 With Ihe United Nations hav ing postponed for another year any action on seating Red China there was hope Red China might now ease up on its Iroubiemaking in the strait This hope was founded on belief that Pcipings new threats to Quemoy were de signed in major part at least to grab attention for its UN bid THE CHINA ambas sadorial talks at Warsaw mean while went into their fourth ses sion Thursday Ambassadors Ja cob Beam and Wang Pingnan seemed no closer to agreement on safeguarding Far East peace Beam was reported still demand ing a ceasefire with Wang hold ing out for complete US with drawal from the Formosa area Pentagon figures on r dative Nationalist arid Communist Chi nese military strength in the em battled area showed a balance that just about added up to an impasse They included about 80000 Nationalist soldiers dug in on the seemingly impregnable de fenses on Quemoy arid about 85 000 Red soldiers and fairly inef fectual naval forces in the area facing Quempy It is a military axiom that any attacking force especially over iwater should outnumber the de fenders by two or three to one my trial my complete innbcenca will v A 48yearold Florida Democrat Mack FCC by President Eisenhower in the sum mer of 1955 The channel 10 case wasdecided in February 1957 Under a court order FCC is currently rehearing the contest to determine whether undue influ ences figured in the outcome THE GRAND JURY indictment consisted of three counts The first charged that Mack and Whiteside had conspired to obstruct and impede the admiri istration of the federal law under which FCC contest proceeding The U S Criminal AP Photofax said Thursday force and returned the fire Inorth of here BLONDES ALL OVER THE PLACE Youre seeing double all right when you fore a mirror N cast your eyes at these fetching British on the the others showgirls appearing at a New York night are Valerie Tn case youre wondering the club Theyre the Croft twins posing be mirror reflections are on the left VISITS FAR EAST Code provides penalties for of fenses of this kind ranging upto fine or five years impris onment or both The second count of the indict ment charges that Whiteside co riiptly influenced Mack to vote in favor of Public Service Tele vision The maximum possible penalty under this count is fine or five years imprisonment or both v The third count alleges that Mack as an FCC member cor ruptly influenced the proper ad ministration of law by receiving sums of money and othec things of value from Whiteside in consid eration of which he voted in favor of Public Service Television Inc THE HOUSE committee sub poenaed Macks books and ords during its investigation and said a study of these indicated that Macks income exceeded his salary by about in the 2te years after he became an FCC member The sources of all the additional in come were never pinned down ex plicitly There was testimony of some of loans from Whiteside to Mack And Whiteside testified under questioning that he gave Mack a onesixth interest in a Miami in surance firm and full ownership of a separate holding company The grand jury charged that as a result of Whitesides financial inducements Mack agreed to vote to award the Miami channel 10 to the National Airlines sub sidiary without regard to the merits of the four competing applicants WILL THEY INVENT IT LONDON Russians have wash and wear clothes WASHINGTON UPI Genjtoo Moscow Radio r e p o r t e d Randolph Fate Marine Corps Thursday It said the shirt which commandant flew to the Far i docs not need tobe ironed after East Thursday for a nineday washing is ah interesting novel visit to Formosa and other areas ity   

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