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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 22, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tot Homo VOL PTMM aid UtiUd ruB LMM Newspaper HOME EDITION GREATER MASON CCTY DAYS That Makes AM North lowans Ntigkbors MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 21 1W CTe Owr lto ot Oae nt Integration in the News To Settle Status of Little Rocks School Board Tram the GlobeGizcUei EDITOKIAL KESEARCH BUREAU WASHINGTON Citizens o go to the poll Monday to determine whethe all or part of the sixman schoo board should be recalled Racia integration again is the issue This time voters are asked t recall the board electe in December The contest is be tween socalled moderates an segregationists The board is evenly split All candidatesin December had op posed those wh called themselves moderate were understood to be ready t obey the courts of legal mean of keeping segregation failed The five moderate candidate were Faubus as the integration THE GOVERNORS support went to six candidates indorsee3 by the Capital Citizens Couri cil a segregationist In the vote three segregationist and three moderates were elect ed Early thismonth the segre gationist members of the boan Laster Ben Rowland and board president Ed I Me Kinley fired 44 public schoo teachers because of iintegra tionist Act 10 of th 1958 re quires teachers i s thunder oath all t h e organizations to which they have contributed or belonged in the past fiye years In protest rthe three moderate TedLamb EverettTucker and Russell HMas ton Jr had walked out of the board meeting before the vote was taken The recall of the moderate members is asked in a petition filed byMargaret Jackson president of the prosegregation Central High School Mothers League Another petition circu lated by a group calling them selves Stop This Outrageous Purge asks recallof the segre gationists THE FOUR Little Rock high schools of course remain closed But Faubus said there was a chance they could be reopened next autumn with limited desegregation The Little Rock Arkansas Democrat which endorses the Faubus school ed the to mean this If the National As sociation for A d v a n c e m enl of Colored People would let stand state laws for tuition grants to students so they could attend segregated schools and if the school board and Little Rock residents would allow token desegregation then some thing might be worked out The result would be desegregated public schools and segregated privabe schools subsisting on stu dent tuition paid by the stale Both the Citizens Council and the segregationist members of the school board declared token or limited segregation would never be accepted I condemn the use of the words limited in said school board President McKinley BEFORE GOV FAUBUS or dered the four high schools closed last September white and 750 Negro pupils had registered According to a re cent survey by Southern School News a publication for factual news about the race issue 212 of the white students are now attending private schools or schools outside of Little Rock 405 arc taking correspondence courses and 238 are neither in school nor taking courses by mail The breakdown for Negroes is 374 attending school 35 taking correspondence cours es 341 neither in school nor tak ing courses by mail Arthur S Flemming Secre tary of Health Education and Welfare in a statement attack ing school closings in Virginia and Little Rock predicted that some displaced pupils may never return to schools and that many who did return would find it h a r d or impossible to catchup BEERS DIES WATERLOO Glenn B Beers 62 longtime Waterloo at torney died at a hospital Thurs day tt a cheH ailment LINCOLN Neb HU Charles Starkweather 20 slayer of 11 won a two weeks stay of execu tion Friday a little more than an hour before he was to go to the electric chair Chief U S Dist Judge Rich ard Robinson Omaha stayed the execution until June 4 He said that would give Starkweath er time to appeal a District WORK TO DO DuWayne Lake View Court looks at his ddck on Clear Lakes south shore Following the heavy rains Wednesday he can no longer walk dryshod from the shore to the planks leading up to dock The lake level is up inches as the result of the rain 3 YOUTHS NABBEP Byron Frohling 20 Thornton one of three boys whohave admitted numerous gas thefts in four North Iowa counties Fri day morning injustice guilty to J ustice B Shaffer fined Erohling and Frohling has also admitted thefts of beer and candy rom a tavern in December and with Ronald Diercks 18 Thornton stealing two hub caps and a pair of fender skirts t M rom two cars in the City parking lot at 2nd S E ndPennsylvania sometime in ebruary Deputy Sheriff Duane May ield said Frohling could also e charged with larceny at ight for the Meservey incident hat charge carries a pehiten iary up to 10 years lYohling does not have a car ind said the gas for iercks DIERCKS IS being by the heriffs office in Forest City or authorities in Hancock Coun y He is being charged with ar larceny but also admits p to 40 gas Involved in gas thefts with rohling and Diercks is Allen Beenken 15 Belmond Beenken being held in the Wright ounty jail at Clarion and will e turned over to juvenile au tiorities The three boys Thursday ad mitted up to 40 or 50 gas thefts eparately and in pairs in Vright Hancock Franklin and lerro Gordo counties Cerro Gordo County Deputy heriff Duane Mayfield saidthe joys recalled at least five in tances where neighbor farm rs watched them steal gas and made no attempt to stop them It was that easy for layfield said The boys cant emember exactly how many as thefts they were involved in DIERCKS AND ie object of a mass search WeoV esdaybysheriffs in Wright iancock and Cerro Gordo coun es Cerro Gordos patrol plane also 5n the search The toys had stolen a truck to pull heir car out of mud on a rura emme road When the truck ecame stuck they stole a trac er When the tractor became tuck they took off on foot Hancock County Sheriff L M Dutch Brower arrested the wo boys Wednesday nigfit near oodell man Uboat has been pre ill Oil U atPLJ f served as a museum attraction the bill is viewed as totally un in Chicago QUAKE HITS WELLINGTON New Zealand D A 15sec6nd earthquake rocked Wellington Friday night causing some damage and plunging a third of the city into darkness riTH HOUR MOVE BY HIS FATHER Court denial of a writ of habeas corpus Starkweather was scheduled for execution about 6 for one of the slayings during a murder rampage 16 months ago The stubby redhaired youth ad mitted 11 gun and knife killings OFFICIAL WITNESSES and newsmen were already gather ing in a pre dawn thunder storm acting state penitentiary Twarden John Greenholtz notified them the execution had been stayed Protestant Chaplain Robert Klein had relayed the word of possible stay to Starkweather Hah an hour later Starkweath er learned the reprieve actually had been granted He was pretty said was pre Greenholtz He pared to Before the execution Was called off Starkweather had spent a nervous night drinking a good bit of coffee the warden said At the Womens State Reform atory in York where Caril Fu gate Starkweathers murder tour companion is serving a to Ike on Bill Passed by House Escort Carrier to Be Scrapped Sub ft Captured Preserved BAYONNE N J for tunes of war are fickle The es jJiCiiauib cort carrier Guadalcanal was the Senate The final outcome towed a few miles upstream would seem sure to be far ou1 Thursday1 from the naval base of line with the here to be scrapped She is listhousing program Eisenhower ed in Navy records as the only originally submitted American vessel to capture an One big vote Thursday was a enemy submarine on the high 17591 decision knocking down seas during World War H The an effort to remove all public submarine she Gerhousing from the bill WASHINGTON HOUS voted 261160 Thursday for housing bill smashing victory for the Demo crats over President Eisen hower The triumphantDemocrat batted down as fast as the came moves ti cut the cost to cut out publi housing and to send thebil back to committee for revision Voting for the bill on papag were 228 Democrats and 33 Re Againstit were4 Democrats and 115 Republicans ANGRY DEBATE apparent minds The ext big question Wil Eisenhower veto the bill tha finally reaches him Republi cans said he would If he does will the Demo craticdominated Congress vot to override the veto He ha never lost on a veto test A 261 160 ratio would not provide tiy twothirds margin needed t override Just before final rollcall pas sage the House rejected on a roll call of 233189 an effort by Rep Clarence Kilburn R NY to reinstate an adminis trationbacked substitute spon sored by Rep A S Herlong D The Herlong bil was rejected on its own Wednes day by a count of 203177 NOW THE HOUSE bill must be adjusted with a measure passed weeks ago by The public housing acceptable to President Eisen hower who called on Congress last January to terminate the AP Pholtrfsx is the cover illustration of a book for a marrying a black has been removed from the open shelves of Alabama pub lic libraries because of segre gationist criticism The au thor Garth Williams said it was written who will UrtdcrsiSm1 it perfectly and not for some adults who will not understand it because it is only about a soft furry love and has no bidden roes sages of A fouryear program of 000 new lowrent units for city dwellers was the most contro versial in the bill It also in cludes a threeyear 1Abillion dollar program of slum elimi nation 400 millions for college housing loans 100millions for housing for the elderly and lower down payments on Fed e r a i Housing Administration home mortgages NOT IN DISPUTE was a sec tion to increase FHAs mort gage insurance authority by billion This phase of housing pays for itself Rep Howard W Smith D protested that provident taxpayers were being slugged with an million item each year to pay other peoples house This bill means taxing those people who saved and bought their own homes to give spe cial privileges to people who live in lowrent be said Body of Missing Decorah Man Sought DECOR AH W A search of the Upper Iowa River Thursday dear here failed to find the body of Waller D Frey 61 missing Decorah insurance salesman Freyjs shoes hat and topcoat were found on a bank of the river Sheriff Roert HUesman said Authorities found his de serted car on a gravel road about five miles northeast of here close lo where mans clothes were found AP Phoiofax PARENTS TO of their and Mrs GuyStarkWeathervhuirjivup son Charles Thej the steps ofvthe Nebraska carried thefight all to an ap atvLihcoln few1 hours before they won court judge Herter Russian GENEVA HVU S Secretary of State Christian A Herler old Soviet Foreign MinisteV An drei Gromyko Friday that people all over the world have jraised the Western plan for a jcrmian peace settlement and iave been disappointed by So viet rejection of it Jn a new round of debate In the Big Four conference Herler argued in effect that the West s winning and the Soviet Union osing the propaganda battle over their rival German pro rams Hefter rebuffed a contention by Gromyko that Western in istence of German unification prior to a treaty is a barrier to chievement of European sccur ty The factis Herler said that t is difficult to see how peace nd security can be attained in without reunification He urged Gromyko to give urther and I hope serious con ideration to the Western plan which provides for successive arallel step4 toward unification European security and disarma ment Mason City Cloudy and not much change intemperature through Saturday Lows Fri day night 52 to 47 Highs Sat urday 57 to 62 Iowa Cloudy scattered show ers and a few thunderstorms south portion Friday night and Saturday Little change in temperatures Friday nigh and Saturday except cooler exlreme southeast Friday night Lows Friday night from lower 40s north to lower 50s south Highs Saturday 58 to 68 Outlook for showers and thunderstorms little warmer southeast Fiveday Temperatures will average 5to 10 degrees below normal Friday night through next Wednesday Nor mal highsare in 70s Normal lows arc in the the by a slow warming trend the first of next week Rainfall will aver age 25 to 50 of an inch oc curring during the weekend Minnesota Cloudy little warm er High Saturday 58 to 68 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum 70 Minimum 46 At 8 48 Wife of Governor Has Thyroid Gland Surgery DCS MOfNES UPI Herschel C wjfe ttw Governor Friday underwent an hourlenfl operation to remove orowtfc en the thyroW fiend Jn her noek doc tors reported far as know H Js not Mrs Lovefeis 44 was reported oWnfl very well follow inf Coy Loveless who was at the hospital through out tW operation said ho wet Tho wife of the Governor was taken to surtery about for tho thyroMectonomy and left the eperatfnf room about entered the hospital late Thursday she had known the was needed since the ailment was discovered durino oonoral checkup several weeks afO Iowa t first lady dW not curtail Ker heavy travel end ongaoement schedule durine recent weeks even though the was Cost of Living Climbs Killer life sentence Supt Hattie Bow ei said the girl had not been old of the stay of execution md probably wont learn of it rom reformatory officials WHAT CAR It has teamed of he case in the past has come rom her attorneys Mrs Bow ey said The llth hour effort to save Starkweather from death was conducted by his father Guy The elder Starkweather first phoned Judge Archibald K Gardner of the U S 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in Huron Judge Gardner referred Stark veather to Judge Robinson who vas routed from bed at Robinson called U S Dist Judge Robert Van Pelt in Lin coln Van Pelt was the judge vho rejected the habeas corpus application Judge Robinson observed that Starkweather had been without iclp of an attorney in seeking he habeas corpus writ and that ie contends his constitutional rights are being violated At Robinson signed the order staying the execution WORD WAS phoned to Green holtz and a marshal ar the prison with the signed order at In denying Starkweathers writ Judge Van Pelt noted Ihe question of the youths inno cence was not raised in his ap plication Starkweather had said previ ously he thought he should have received no more than a life sentence A bespectacled bowlegged youth who stood 5 feet 5 Starkweather vaulted into no toriety in January 1958 Ac companied by1 his 14yearold sweetheart heset ena killing Nine victims inand around Lincoln were counted in three days among them Carils mother stepfather and baby sister THIE TRAIL ended with cap lurc ofthe pair near Douglas Jan 29 after a parting of a shoe salesman on a Wyoming highway Stark weather subsequently admitted the previouslyunsolved slaying of a Lincoln filling station at tendant to bring his string to 11 Starkweather was tried spe cifically in the Jan 27 shooting of a Bennett high school WASHINGTON Living cosls rose in April climbing back to the record high reached in July and November of las year The government index wen up twotenths of one per ccn from March to per cent o the 194749 base This matched the peak recorded in two months last year Announcing the figure Friday the Labor Department said thai rising slate and local t a x o s helped shove up the livingcos level Costs of transportation medical care recreation and personal care items all were up also FOOD HOWEVER declined onetenth of one per cent con tinuing a ninemonths drop in terrupted only in January The new living cost rise was accompanied by a Labor De partment report showingthe purchasing power of factory worker earnings also rose to a record level in April The pre vious record was in December 1956 Spendable earnings of factory pay less federal tax set a rec ord in April FACTORY WORKERS take home pay average per week for the worker with three dependents and for the single worker This reflected both increased wages and pre miurn overtime rates for extra work hours Spendable earnings of factory workers arc now up about 10 per cent over the level last year Most of million workers whose pay rates are geared for a quarterly living cost adjust ment based on the government ndex will receive no change in pay because tho change for the hree month period was too am all CHARLES STARKWEATHER junior Robert Jensen wdy was found in a storm lave with that of his girl friend Carol King Jensens father was at fcis jons graveside when he heard on his car radio of the stay He jaid he was not too surprised y the delay but was confident Itarkwcalher eventually will be executed for his boys death Caril now 15 was tried six months later was convicted of murdar on grounds she aided md abetted Starkweather in ensen killing She drew a lift entence Her appeal to the Hate Supreme Court is STRIKE SET DES MOINES W A strike of driversalesmen at four ma jor Des Moines bakeries fcar far Saturday   

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