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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 10, 1955, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather fair tonight and thursday. Cooler tonight with Low 58-60. High thursday about 80. Techie attic City Finau 5 cents volume 73�?number 213 Cedar rapids Iowa wednesday Augustio 1955. Hurricane banker from a Hurt 19, a # loses Lite in Oelwein Isolid Quarry pit legion head Churchill t. Williams 39, other officers named As convention ends. By Marvin Braverman. Churchill t. Williams 39-year-old Oelwein banker wednesday was chosen to head the Iowa american legion now numbering 100,-000 members. He succeeds c. Glenn Hamm of Glenwood. Williams and other officers were elected unopposed As delegates ended their thirty seventh state convention in Cedar rapids. In the final session at dance land ballroom legionnaires also spoke out on several state and i the Chase boy said that he National issues approving among saw his Friend flounder in the others a Resolution urging a Speed water go Down come again photos on picture Page special to the Gazette. Fairfax a the deep Waters of the old Rock Quarry Here tuesday claimed the life of 19-year-old Lyle Hurt son of or. And mrs. Walter Hurt 55 Circle drive be Cedar rapids. The Young Man was an airman first class and Home on leave from a Biloxi miss., air base. Hurts body was recovered from the Quarry Waters about three hours after he went swimming with Stephen Chase 13, son of Milton Chase whose Home is at 54 Circle drive be. Young Chase said that he Lyle Hirt swam across the Quarry a distance of about 125 feet and climbed out on the other Bank. Looking Back he saw Hurt who called out a i done to think i can make limit in Iowa. Other officers. In other elections delegates chose As vice commanders Kenneth j. Benda Hartwick William w. Bronson Wyoming Barney Corson Shenandoah Donald t. Hemmingsen Algona and Fred Treibel Des Moines. Photos on picture Page and then quickly disappear. Telling the Story to Deputy Coroner i is Burianek Chase said that he had gone Back into the water had been unable to see Hurt and had climbed out and run for help. Nearly a dozen local and Cedar rapids men a including deputies from the Linn county sheriffs office a aided in the search for hurts body. The Cedar rapids police Rescue boat and grappling equipment were brought to the Rock Quarry r. J. Laird of Algona was reelected adjutant and Carl a Skedin of Toledo was re elected and a local boat was also used. Historian. Laird has served As adjutant for the last 30 years. The Rev. Ernest Smith of Stuart was chosen chaplain and Harold Mulford of Pierson was elected sergeant at arms. Elected National executive committeeman was Ward m. Loftus of Tama. His alternate is Donald e. Johnson of West Branch. Bomber Pilot. Williams vice president and cashier of the Oelwein state Bank was a bomber Pilot in the South Pacific during world War two Young men. Joe new House 17, of Fairfax and Charles Lintner. 22, of South Amana both attempted to use diving lung equipment which was rushed from Cedar rapids but were unable to work it satisfactorily. Associated press United press International news off coast . Crops Aulle,s,1ukrge$ r South Korea rated equal shun violence a i w apr sen to 48 Peak Washington apr Secretary of state Dulles appealed to South Korea wednesday to exercise patience and avoid violent action in efforts to oust truce supervisors from the country. Dulles asserted emphatically at a news conference that the . Intends to live to its obligation to protect the truce team members a who include communist controlled czechs and poles. South koreans have staged Vio agriculture department said Lent anti truce team Demontra wednesday that present pros a Fri in pets indicate this years Jared none seriously. South korean president Rhee has demanded that the team get out of his country prospects for output showed improvement in last month. Washington apr the will then without the Aid of the lung. Lintner began diving repeatedly in the area where the Chase boy reported his companion had gone Down. After a number of dives Lintner reported he had located the if Ani is holier of he a medal body a Quot a ?, in bring with two clusters the Silver Star and a presidential citation among my it to the surface. Lintner who has done a Good other decorations he served Deal diving and underwater More than three years in the swimming but never had been service. Called upon to recover a body born on a farm in Dallas coun said that he found hurts body says Schmid slurp a receives reactor use wife informed holds peril of Ca of i i is year old Teller says . Crop production match the 1948 record. Taking into account livestock production total farm output this year would be the largest on record. A month ago the department said this years crop volume looked like the second largest on record. Improvement since boosted the Outlook. The department wednesday forecast this years Corn crop at 3,477,711,000 bushels second Only to 1948 and 28.044.000 More than forecast a month ago. The figure compares also with 2,964.639.000 last year and 3,080,115,000 for the 1944-53 average. The wheat estimate of 910,958.-000 bushels is 50,627,000 More than last months forecast. Iowa estimate Cut. Des Moines apr Iowa a estimated 1955 Corn production on the basis of aug. I conditions was reduced to 599,032,000 bushels by the government wednesday. The lengthy dry spoil last month apparently resulted in the la Chantl Quot Quot acce ted the Resigna lower estimate. U the average yield on the new110n of Edward f. Howe it a. Estimate would be 56 bushels per chairman of the Federal Trade acre. Commission. Last year Iowa produced 540.-1 the White House said or. I 015,000 bushels for an average Benhower intends to name John Dulles agreed with South korean charges that the reds on the team Are Little More than spies but he said he does not think information they pick can imperil the Republic of Korea. Dulles rejected in response to questions the whole idea of trying to unify Korea or any other divided nation by Force. He said that because of devastation of atomic War the country might be unified Only for insects and not for people. He added that he doubts whether that would be satisfactory even to the hot tempered red hating South koreans. Gwynne booked for Etc Helm Howrey resigns Washington ins a presi Dent Eisenhower wednesday re Seaboard is readied for heavy blow Connie expected to hit Carolina near scene of Hazel sweep. Cape Hatteras n. C. Apr Hurricane Connie swirled off the Carolina coast wednesday her 135 mile winds threatening another mighty blow at the area still Licking the wounds of last years disastrous Hurricane Hazel. The big storm was almost stationary wednesday 225 Miles Southeast of Wilmington n. C. But the weather Bureau reported the dangerous Hurricane was expected to move North Northwest or North later wednesday. This would bring the destructive winds ashore probably Early wednesday night somewhere Bete Ween Wilmington and this Atlantic outpost on North Carolinas outer Banks. The East coast remembering three 1954 hurricanes which killed More than 250 and caused upward of one and one fourth billion dollars damage girded for any eventuality and kept a watchful Eye on Connie a Progress. No chances taken. , he was graduated from Dallas Center High school. He taught and coached at morning Sun for two years following graduation lying in mud under about 15 feet of water. Mrs. Una Schmidt in june 1954, that her husband probably was alive and a prisoner in China. The 20-year-old mrs. Schmidt married Lumberjack Alford d. Fine of soda Springs Calif., in september 1954. Airman Daniel fired into his c. Schmidt was one of la u. monday flyers released recently by the night to Dep reds. L to sheriff a a. A _. _. Mrs. Schmidt said last week she Harlan Snyder. A a born Auk. -8. 1936. In Cedar remarried a because i thought the officer from Iowa state teachers College Hurt was graduated from Danny was dead. I did no to find fired the shot at Cedar Falk. Franklin High school in june out he was still alive until two when Lumpa Williams has served As com .1 to a ,., ,. Months after i married a 11 e in a cd to a2/c Hurt enlisted in the air Force last september. He was Cedar rapids news Wayne Lumpa 18 year old Washington a the Johnson county jail Escapee was by William Sexton. Air Force said tuesday it notified taken out of mercy Hospital Geneva a the califor wednesday afternoon and lodged Nia scientist who unlocked the in the Linn county jail. Secret of the Hydrogen bomb the Transfer was accomplished warned wednesday of a new previously reported after a surgeon removed the .38 Ganger the runaway nuclear re hrs n Craemer Caliper Bullet yield of 52.5. This years crop would still be the fourth largest on record being exceeded Only in 1946, 1948 appoint former South and 1952. Gov. Sigurd Anderson w. Gwynne at present an Etc member chairman it said the president plans to Dakota to the Camp Good health $6,349.75 commission to fill the vacancy created by Howrey a departure. Howrey who intends to resume his Washington Law prac Tice and Gwynne a former indications were that Connie would hit not far from the Point Hazel came to land last oct. 15 to sweep North through the heavily populated East Clear to Canada. Most hurricanes blow themselves out shortly after they reach land. But after Hazel no chances were being taken. Towering Waves and High tides already pounded the North Carolina Shore and rain pelted residents and vacationers moving to safety away from the beaches. The entire East coast from Savannah ga., to Provincetown mass., was under Hurricane Alert. Waterloo la., lawyer and House rou8h users were reported All Mander vice commander and member of the Board of trustees an air Force spokesman said break away tuesday that a at the Geneva far rom Snyder of Ross Reid Post at Oelwein. He Home on furlough and was ached East conference in june 1954, and two City was Fayette county commander sep Ines a red China acknowledged that it patrolmen Fol finance ebb 2 for assignment in saudi was holding a group amen can lowing his carb in 1949-50, department officer 1950-53, and department americanism chairman 1954-55. Sioux City next. Quot Williams has been prominent in Many civic projects in Oelwein Fayette county and Northeast Iowa. He has been Active in boy scout w Ork. Chamber of Commerce and elks club and is a member of his Church Board and of the Fayette county Board of education. Sioux City was chosen As next years convention site with a Date still to be set. Arabia. He had been stationed at Keesler air base Biloxi miss. Surviving in addition to his parents Are two Sisters Eileen Hoffman of Cedar rapids and airmen including Schmidt. Not a relevant. A on the basis of this information the air Force immediately actor that could be As dangerous children a theater of As the atom bomb. Cedar rapids. Edward Teller warned at the a Owman. Along the area. Two men already have died As an indirect result of Connie. Their Navy plane crashed at nor a to. In memory of Charlotte atoms for peace conference that r Bingham runaway nuclear furnaces May Fairview ladies Aid Force evacuation of entire cities society. Poison entire watersheds and turn in memory of mrs. Ida stretches of land into forbidden King. Areas for years Pat Ward. Doug Morris he said nuclear fission must Tom Johnson Sam be made As Safe As or elec-1 Johnson a pro Reeds Trinity for the Era of atomic from a neighbourhood Power is near at hand. He told of show. 1.04 x _ an unceasing search for devices Ture on Highway 30 about four a make nuclear fission Safe. Total. $6,495.79 Miles East of. To Dar rapids. The paper said a with All the member joined Etc in 1953, 100.00 not Long after or. Eisenhower a inauguration. 25.00 All three involved in the shift. 5.00 Are republicans. Etc is charged a r As. Sou8ht with enforcing sections of the evacuate it to safety Inland. 5.00 Federal anti Trust Laws and regulates other business activities 5.00 including such things As false land misleading advertising. 5.00 in his letter of resignation. How Rev said he Felt his Job had planes moved air Force Marine and Navy planes All along the Seaboard were put in hangars or flown in been completed we Ith accomplishment of a a reforms he had in mind we Hen he took the Post. La Mpa wholesale food St. Matthews Church by the it. Rev. Msgr. J. D. Kearn the Rosary will be recited in the Teahen Chapel thursday at 8 . By msgr. Kearn and St. Bema it Delict Circle As a deterrent to reducing the a Urmai by in it. Calvary Highway death the legion cemetery where Hanford legion approved a Resolution calling for Post we conduct military serv a Speed limit in Iowa of 60 Miles i leg at graveside. Friends May per hour in the daytime and 50jcajj at Teahen Chapel after Miles per hour at night. 6 met thursday. The legion asked that such i enforcement be enacted by the i i i i t next Iowa legislature. I i to il6lcl tot patrol auxiliary. Received at the Hospital tuesday night. Detective capt. John Kuba said the wire came from Iowa City Lumpas Home. The message read. Was i a meet sixty nine Stop. Four funeral services will be con quoted As saying in san Francisco four thirty seventeen nine five. That he did not think the air Force a ass Cost Index rises Donna a cab at maj. A Ianc Quot sent official notifications to next parents or and mrs. Henry 0f_kin 0f a the airmen involved Sievers of Martelle and a great-1 stating that red China had Given grandmother Marie Sievers also indications the men were of Martelle. I mrs. Schmidt a a attorney ducted Friday at 9 30 a in. Delegates also called for the formation of an auxiliary High w�?~?.p?iro1 to new York apr two men . Dur arrested wednesday and acing special trafic periods. They claw of taken Par a the re Ltd proposed this auxiliary group,s305 00q robbery of a new York should be undertow supervision Bank apr a Tants were u. Sued for arrest of two other men in the same Holdup. Record theft statement was he asked reporters a a How do we know she received the notification a the air Force said delivery of its Telegram to mrs. Schmidt was confirmed by Western Union. Later a spokesman said a letter containing the same information was mailed to her. A it certainly would seem that she would have got at least one of them a the spokesman said. Prosecution pondered. Nevada City Calif. a sheriff Wayne Brown said wednesday that he will investigate to determine whether Una continued on Page 8, col. 3. the wire was delivered to Sunipa in his closely guarded Hospital room and then he was questioned about the contents. Ile said he had be idea what it meant and did no to know who had sent the message. Kuba then relayed the information to Iowa City police and asked them to make an Effort to run Down the sender. The officer was not ruling out the possibility it could have been sent by a practical joker however. Lumpa probably will have to face arraignment in Linn county on a car theft charge and in Johnson county on an escape Schmdt committed bigamy when charge it he already has been or she married Alford Fine w Hile dered committed to the Anamosa he husband was a Pusner in reformatory to Ven year term on a forgery count. No foolproof system. There Are unfortunately certain dangerous characteristics. And this Public Hazard has been one of our main a reassuring note came from u. S. Scent it j. D. Dietrich. Who read a paper incorporating the work of 32 other scientists on experiments ii which 200 runaway reactor accidents were deliberately staged at los Alamos and Oak Ridge. These Small reactors of water cooled types appear to have reached a a High degree of inherent safety a he said. Britain a w. G. Marley and t. M. Frey said they did not think the safety problem was insuperable. But they urged that atomic plants be built away from heavily populated areas and in such a Way that Only limited quantities of radioactivity would be released in event of Accident. Navy ships put to sea to ride out the storm rather than be battered against docks. Small Craft moved by the thousands into streams and creeks. The Supe Carrier Forrestal still unfinished at Newport news va., was made As secure As possible in her berth. A Hundred Miles off Cape cod _ _ _ there Chiang vow. Taipei a Chiang Kai. Shek told aides he will not visit by the Dun and Bradstreet Index Tower being built at sea. A coast new York a was a slight Rise this week in construction workers Laboured to wholesale food prices As measured secure a 10-million-Dollar radar the . Until he hag recovered the Index stood at $6.24, com guard Cutter stood by to take the chinese Mainland from the pared with $6.21 a week ago. In them Oil the towering Structure. Communists a nationalist news the same week a year ago it was paper reported wednesday. I$7.10. Red China a if a prosecution is in order we certainly will do our duty a seized by the Fri were . A say Mccoo 36. And Frank Cocchiaro he decided to take action after 34. Both live in Astoria Queens receiving a few Crank letters not far from the scene of the fron throw out that county from Holdup which netted the biggest people wondering what he plan. Non n n he escaped from the Johnson county jail july 21 after slugging a woman Cook. Cash haul in banking history the Fri said Oceh Iaron a wife Ned to do. We we ill investigate it was a Teller at the Chase Man ,�?T�?� he Aid. A i probably Hattan Branch in Woodside Queens w Hen it w As held . She later resigned. We ill visit her c. T. Williams cinerama taken in soviet stride Minneapolis a the touring russian farm leaders went to a cinerama movie tuesday night and took it in their stride. The movie a cinerama Holiday was billed As the last w Ord in three dimensional thrills but the russians did no to act very impressed. Delegation Leader Vladimir Matskevich refused to say if he had seen anything like it before. Today Index comics. 29 courthouse k crossword 29 daily record 8 deaths 8 editorial features. 6 farm 28 Foto facts. 20 Marion. 30 movies. 24 radio and to a a a a a a a 25 society. 18 19 sports. 21 -23 slate. 12 want ads. 31 -33 women a features. 18, 19 ties tightened by ., Laos Quot nhe girl Oul intruder beats institution chief Chillicothe to. Apr Florence Dennis superintendent of the state training school for girls was slugged wednesday by a Man who told officers he entered the institution to get some Washington a the . And Laos tightened diplomatic relations wednesday in the face of a continuing communist Effort to upset the tiny nations Royal government the state department announced that the two governments would raise their respective diplomatic missions in Washington and Vientiane laotian so tic a capital to embassy rank. American authorities labelled the move a us Effort to warn the communists against attacking the kingdom and to give heart to the laotians Laos a country of two million is one of the three indo chinese states. Mrs. Dennis hit Over the head several times by the armed Man suffered lacerations and Shock. A Short time after the incident a Man was apprehended in a nearby Field. Officers said he gave his name As Norman Webb 20, Roswell n. M. He we As jailed without charge pending investigation. Webb told officers he did no to have any particular girl in mind but just wanted to help free today s chuckle wrinkles Are a sure sign of age in everything except prunes pants Nutmeg and automobile fenders. Board plan on rails accepted Chicago a Railroad managements w e d n e s Day announced acceptance of the recommendations of a presidential emergency Board for settlement of a wage rules dispute we Ith the brotherhood of locomotive firemen and engine men. The Board recommended varying pay increases for Yard workers represented by the Union when they convert to a five Day we Eek. It also recommended further negotiation on working rules changes proposed by the carriers and that the changes be arbitrated if no agreement is reached in negotiation. The Board recommended a 122-cent hourly increase for most Yard firemen when they get on the Shorter week. The increase would not be granted unless and until a five Day week a put in effect on All railroads. Violators Jam court. Dallas apr a crackdown on people who failed to pay traffic tickets brought 1,250 jamming into court monday and tuesday. Associated Presa wire photo. Storm threatened area map shows the Carolina coastal area menaced by Hurricane Connie with the exact target remaining in doubt As the storm became almost stationary 225 Miles Southeast of Wilmington n. C. It was from this general area that Hurricane Hazel last fall moved Inland. Hoover on radio Herbert hoovers talk on the occasion of his 81st birthday Celebration in Newberg ore., will be broadcast Over a nationwide lbs Hookup tonight at 8 30. Wet will carry it from 9 30 to to. Or. Hoover lived with his Uncle or. Henry a Minthorn when As an orphan he went from lits Birthplace in West Branch la., to Oregon in 1884 Interior Secretary Douglas Mckay will introduce or. Hoover

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