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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 2, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                Vfl North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for th ON ClTY SLOBEGAZETTE Tht Newspaptr That Makes All North lowans Neighbors VOL HOME EDITION Associated Prut and United 1ress Intelnations Kull Lease MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 1 195 7c a Coiy IapM f Two No ft Virginia Schools Integrated Quietly One Mans Opinion A Radio Commtntary By W EARL HALL GlobtGaxette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO U30fl 1S5 g Your Question Is Answered JF YOU ARE A TYPICAL American the chances are pretty strong that at some time or other youve asked the ques tion I wonder if theres some thing I can do to help in the free worlds lifeanddealh strug gle with Russian Communism If it wasnt just a rhetorical and perfunctory question if you really meant it Id like to pro vide you wilh a right answer There IS something you can do and Im about to tell you what it is Your support of Crusade for Freedom sponsor of Radio Free Europe will help more than anything I know to seal the doom of this iniquitous philosophy ever foisted off on to human kind And in that assertion lam nol passing along to you something I have heard somebody else say I am not relaying something 1 have read some place Im re porting on that which I have seen with my own eyes and within recent weeks TWO YEARS AGO when I had a look at Communism at its fountainhead in Russia itself 1 sensed that un varnished the most effective weapon lo use againsl it Let the white light of truth reveal what a fraud Marxism is I concluded Even before that back Mason City Generally fair and warmer Monday night and Tuesday Increasing south westerly winds Tuesday Lows Monday night 10 to 15 High Tuesday 38 ewa Generally fair and warm er Monday night and Tues day Increasing Soulhweslerly winds Tuesday Lows Monday night from 15 west to zero east Highs Tuesday 32 to 38 Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees below normal Monday night through Saturday despite a warming trend the first half of the week Normal highs arc 28 north lo 36 lows are 9 norlh to 17 south Stand by Boa rd Changed Fairgrounds Rental OKd DES MOINES Wi The Iowa Slate Monday lo Fair Board agreed let Jehovahs Wil precipilalipn is Little or no indicated Minnesota Fair windy warm er Highs Tuesday 25 north 40 south I GlobeGazette wealher data up to 8 Monday Maximum 12 Minimum 12 At 8 3 YEAR AGO Maximum 19 Minimum 5 GlobeGazette weather data up lo 8 Sunday nesses hold its Midwest con vention at the Iowa Slate Fair grounds next summer Lylc Higgins Harlan vice president of the board said he action reversing a previous de cision not to permit use of the Fairgrounds by he Maximum Minimum 8 18 in 1952 in Titos Yugoslavia and in Staljni East Germany I had identified Communism as the utter counterfeit that Jt Js Spawned by misery Commu nism compounds misery It nev er went anywhere by honest in vitation and could remain no where most of all Russia if its subject people had 1 a voice and 2 an alternative With this as background I am ready to tell you of my most recent contact with Communism and its bitter satisfy myself about the operations of Radio Free Europe I visited Munich Germany and Lisbon Portugal as a paying guest ON THE BASIS of what I saw and heard and felt on this strenuous factfinding mission I give you my word without qualification or reservation that this truth program is getting through to the 75 million people of the satellite nations who for a dozen years or more have been victimized in the crudest manner by the boodlers on Kremlin Hill Moscow Radio Free Europe came int being about ten years age Dwight D Eisenhower was on of its original sponsors As fir commanderinchief of NATO he sensed how terribly imporian it is to have the people of Ih satellite nations on our side Gen Alfred Gruenlher an others who succeeded to th NATO command shared thi Eisenhower view of RFE On our way from Munich the heart and nervecenter o Radio Free Europe to Lisbon where a powerful radi sending installation beams Irult into the five satellite nation with the force and accuracy o a rifle we stopped off in Paris and spent a half day at the mill tary headquarters of NATO Its called SHAPE GEN C V R SCHUYLER chief of staff at SHAPE stooc before our group one day anc with charts and graphs outlined the free worlds defense posture against Communism Seven years ago when I first visited SHAPE we were militarily weak except for our then ex clusive possession of the ABomb That is no longer true We are strong and united The work Radio Free Europe ii Gen Schuylcr de clared is of inestimable im portance to the Free World I am convinced that the dividends it pays more than justify the in vestment but the dividends it CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Youths Die in North i Iowa Crash CHARLES young lowans were killed Saturday in a twocar collision at a fqiir corner gravel road intersection seven miles south and a mile religious sect was unanimous He said it now will be up to leaders of Jehovahs Witnesses to ap proach the board to negotiate rental for the state facilities Our earlier decision was changed largely because we do not want to give the impres sion that we as a board have any prejudice against any re ligious Higgins said BOTH THE Fair Board and the Des Moines V c t e ra n s Memorial Auditorium Commis Pupils1 Attitude Lauded But Police Stand By THE LINEUP While students at Norview High School Norfolk are still lined up on both sides of the main entrance as the doors close on live of the Ihofnfax to students nasigneil to the school Classes opened Monday on an integrated basis for the first time sion earlier had hovahs Witnesses their facilities for denied the use Je of the conven tion which is expected to at tract about persons It was indicated that the re fusal of members of the sect west of here The victims were Donald Bahl man 18 of Route 1 and Mary Whitney about 17 of near Plainfield Mrs Hannah Heaver 62 of Charles City is hospitalised at Charles City Her condition was believed not serious DEPUTY SHERIFF L L Lane of Floyd County said the accident occurred when a car driven by Alex Heaver son of Mrs Heaver smashed into the side of the Bahlman car Heaver who lives in St Paul and his mother were returning to Charles City after a visit with country relatives Heaver suf fered minor bruises Funeral for Donald Bahlmann will be Tuesday at 2 at the Lutheran Church in Nashua The Rev G H Erase will offi ciate Burial will be in Sunny side Memorial Garden in charge of Clienoweth Son Nashua to bear arms or salute the American flag was the basis for the rejection The Towa Legislature passed a resolution last week urging the Fair Board and the Des Moines Auditorium Commission to reconsider saying the re fusal was a violation of the freedom of religion and free dom of speech of the Signals Spur Search for Danish Ship HALIFAX Fain radio signals spurred the searcl Monday for the Danish ship Hans Jledlofl missing with 95 persons since an iceberg Friday in heavy seas off Green decided at its regular monthly meeting Thursday to stand pat on its earlier decision Paul man Law commission chair said the decision was based on a long standing rule refusing auditorium facilities to the sect because of their views on military service and saluting the flag FRANK DEPUYDT president of the Greater Des Moines Chamber of Commerce and John Adams the chambers general secretary urged the Fair Board Monday lo recon sider its decision They said they feared Des Moines would receive adverse publicity be cause of Ihe controversy which has arisen They added lhat they didnt want get around the impression to that Des Moines is opposed to free speech Rep Eugene Hailing ROri who last week Jed the op position to the resolution passed by the Legislature urged the board to reaffirm its earlier de THE SON of Mr and William Bahlmann near SAID the earlier de ersville he had formerly of the fair Board was no at on Ibc religious views o Survivors are his parents sect He said a statement grandparenls Mr and it was came from only Adolph Wolff rural Nashua member of the Mrs Louis Bahlmann said the board hadnt fully Funeral arrangemenls what the grou tentatively set for in the way of facilities at Plainfield for Mary said the board now has been that the group wanted AUSTIN rent the Grandstand the Var ABERDEEN UP Industries Building boys 0 R Austin 81 a Medal girls dormitories and pos Honor winner and one of olher buildings This wil ounders of the considerable renlal for Legion died Fair Board he said Icy Grip of Iowas Due to Slacken Temperatures tumbled to weaken slowly as it moves ow as 26 degrees below and eastward Tues at Elkadcr in eastern and Wednesday This is ex Monday as one of the to bring a warming rend highpressure systems on with highs near 40 continued to hover over highest temperalures from 7 degrees above Dubuque reported a low at Dubuque to 59 at Sioux 22 below Waterloo 14 and were about the same and Burlington 10 below aflernoon over in the northwest Sioux City and Spencer shared Tuesdays lows were expected of only one below Mason be from zero in the cast to had 12 after a Sunday high above in the west 12 the next five days tem The strong highpressure will average 5 to 10 tem sent the barometer to below normal and record high of inches or no precipitation was in day But the system was land The weak signals were be lieved to be from a lifeboat o the Hedtoft There had been no trace of the ship or sur vivors since she hit the ice The signals were heard by two Danish radio stations on the Greenland and the Danish motorship Umanak which hac mark run Sunday ftd join the search THE FIRST signals were heard about 5 Sunday and then again between 10 and 11 The Umanaks radioman said the signals were sent by an un trained operator and were very weak and irregularly spaced The Umanak at the lime was 60 miles of Greenlands Cape Farewell and the signals apparently came from a position southwest of there Greenland experts in Copenhagen said it would have been possible for the Hedtofts lifeboats to have drift ed that far west CONTINUING bad weafher re duced the air search to one Canadian air force plane The Coast Guard cutter Campbell said Mondays search was concenlratcd on Ihe area where the object was sighted The Campbell two Danish ships and the German vcssei Poseidon searched until late Sunday through 40fool waves and 60mileanhour winds The HccHofl built with heavy bow and stern and special com partments lo cope with Green lands winlcr seas was on herJFKOM OUR WIHK SERVICKS maiden voyage back lo Den mark Friday when she radioed that she had hitan iceberg and OFF TO SCHOOL WE GO Pour Ne gro first to breach the color line in Virginias public schools walk confi dently to their new classrooms at Strat AP ford JuniorHigh Schoolin Arlington They said they didnt expect any diffi culty and as it they were right Groundhog Sees Shadow Nearly FREEZES TO DEATH PUNXSUTAWNEY Pa The groundhog darn near froze to death Monday morning And there will be six more weeks of winter Thus reports the groundhogs chief keeper Promptly Sam Light led a procession of a few hearty members of the famed Punxsutawney Groundhog Club to Gobblers Knob a littje hill on the outskirts of this western Pennsylvania town It was 10 below zero declared Light the president of the club But despite all this the groundhog poked his nose out and as promptly scurried back into his hole This supposedly means there will be six more weeks of winter Iowa Senate Agrees to Abolish Rainy Day Fund was going down She carried three light metal lifeboats capa ble of holding her 55 passengers and crew of 40 plus four small rubber rafls GOP Caucus Planned on LiquorbyDrink DES MOINES W Sen Tad Schrocder Sen ale majority floor leader said londay thai a joinl Scnalc louse GOP caucus will be held his week on a proposed liquor ylhedrink referendum Schroe ler said he plans to confer with Cark M c N e a I RBelmond Jouse floor leader on holding uch a caucus The purpose oi ic caucus Schroedcr said i o sound out Republican legisla ors on how they feel about a quorbythedrink poll HOME BURNS FARMINGTON MVMr and Irs Lester Johnson and their even children were left home ess when a fire of undetermined rigin destroyed their sixroom ousc 5V6 miles south of here unday Mrs Johnson and her hildren were aione in the house hen he bfaze was discovered t DES MOINES The Iowa Scnalc passed a bill Monday fo abolish the slates special reserve fund so Ihe money could be used for a building program at state inslilulions Sen X T Prcntis RMount Appropriations Commit tee chairman said the rainy day uml was useful when hi state had a lot of 11 was being depleted now and was no longer ncccssnry he said Sen Jack Schroeder RDavcnport said the Republicans favored keeping a cushion for operating Ihe stale government said they approved of the stale having a million work ing balance as recommended by Slate Comptroller Glenn Sarsfield The stale now lias1 in reserve j The bill was passed 453 and Frozen Body of OsageMon Found Outside Trailer frozen body of Edward 0 Badenshicr 50 was found Sunday just outside Ihe trailer where he lived on Ihe properly of his brolher William Negotiations in Oliver Plant Dispute Resumed CHARLES CITY Ncfio lialions resumed Monday be Lwcen officials of lie Oliver plant here and the slrik ng United Aulo Workers Union Local 1315 More than union labor ers at the fnrm machinery plant went on strike last Friday in a dispute over Ihe wage benc jl and working condition provi SIOHS of a proposed new con racl Negotiations nave been going on since last July The old con racl expired last Aug 1 but both sides agreed lo a 60day extension Workers iiavc been on llic job without a contract since Oct Officials of Ihe union local mcl Sunday bul no action was tnkcn A federal mediator is expect ed here Tuesday afternoon to meet wilb the two parlies Meanwhile anolher mccling be tween company and union nego tiators was planned for Tucsj day sent 16 the House A bill allowing the slate to use yield signs in place of slop signs at certain intcrscclions was de erred afler questions lhat it motorists insur ance rales were raised Sen rank Hoxie RShcnandoah Dr R L Whillcy MilchcMjsaid the bill was particularly lo on to ounly coroner said BadenJnecessary shier had probably sufferer a icart attack as he was going outside for fuel oil for his slove The body was not clothed in ouldoor wear Bodcnshier had ived in he trailer since Sep ember Champion Funeral Ho rn e ransferred the body to the Jor lan Mortuary Auslin vhcrc are help in moving inlcrslale high traffic ways Sen D C Nolan RIowa City called the bill dangerous legis He said it would ac celcrale accidents instead of de crease The House meanwhile re ceived 11 new bills including one which asks for an approprialion lo cover Ihe dredging of Rice Lake in Winncbago and Worth Counties Sleighing Accident Fatal to Girl 13 WATERLOO e b e c c a Fenlon 13 Waterloo was dead on arrival at a Cedar Falls hos from injuries suf fered in a sleighing accident Authorities said the girl daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Slcwarl Fenlon was sledding down a hill at Hartman Reserve a wooded area on Ihe outskirts of Walcrloo when her sled slruck a Ircc SAM RICHMOND Va calmly thrust aside the color barrier Monday and for Ihe first timein her history put Negro and white pupils logclher in public schools Grudgingly but peacefully at lie outscl Old Dominion made Iho Irnnsillon from segre gation lo integration In a frac tion ofher public Ar lington Counly and the city of Norfolk Thus a stole which once was the symbol of Southern leader ship in massive resistance to in tegration look thefirst hesitant steps lo accept it for Ihe time being COV J LINDSAY Almond Jr siikl he WHS highly gratified at the peaceful changeover Nor folk School Supl John J Brew bnkcr voiced pride in all the people of his city No violence no rowdy inci dents occurred as four Negro pupils filed quietly into Slral ford Junior High School in Ar linglonf across Ihe Potomac from Washington Two hundred miles down the state in Norfolk Negro children bcgnn showing up to enrollfor the first lime in six junior and1 senior high schools Again here svcic no disordersi One or Iwo while stiidcnU walked out of the school how ever saying Uiey wouldnt at lend classes with the Negroes Police with riot gear stood by at Arlington None was in sight at Norfolk THE QUARTET of Ne0re chil dren al and a onto the school grounds from a seldom used roadway and through the doors shortly before fl They were alone They didnt look alarmed or worried Nobody Iricd to slop them there was an absence of picket ing and demonstrations Something like 100 police equipped wilh white helmets portable loud speakers and ra dios canlccns and the cuslom ary nighl slicks and guns con verged on Stratford long before the school opening hour Only pupils school em ployes were allowed on grounds Even parents were kept out IN NORFOLK a Negro Low is Cousins and his mother calm ly paraded past a cluster of while children tin llic slops of Maury High School lo become Ihe first of his race toshatter the color line in the cily There was the usual chader of school kids but no trouble of any kind Again there was no disturb ance a few moments laler when Belly Jean Read anolher of 17 Negroes assigned lo previous ly all while schools turned up unescorted at Granby High The six Norfolk schools ciosed since September under Virgin ias now dead massive resis tance program were holding no classes today only enrolling pupils and assigning them to classes At Norview High School two pairs of Negro girls turned up White students watched curious iy and quietly By that time police were on hand and cleared a path for the Negroes ONE WHITE girl was heard to say Here they are I hope theyre Others said they were glad to get back lo school Phil Thomas a 15yearold Norfolk white ajudcnl said I geH a lecture from my dad Sunday nighl He said Yau just stand there Dont do In both Norfolk and Arlington police community and school authorities and student leaders had predicted andsaid they hoped there would be no vio lence But extra precautions and extra police were used because officials were well aware of the riots over at Little Rock w   

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