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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 12, 1957, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Why do they say those things people who a pop of a Benefit emotionally see Parade Magazine do you take Good care of your car Twenty questions test knowledge of Motorist a Parade Magazine feature. Weather Iowa Cloudy with Occa i o n a i showers developing sunday. Showers and thunderstorms sunday night and East monday. Little warmer East sunday. Highs sunday 60s. Low sunday night 50s. It volume 75�?number 123 we City final 15 cents Cedar rapids Iowa sunday May 12, 1957. Associated press United press International new maps Beck mail fraud probe new Flash flood shit Texas areas motorists washed from highways by sudden heavy torrents. Dallas Texas up a new Flash floods boiling up with such suddenness from Rains of nearly seven inches that they washed motorists from highways struck Central Texas saturday night. One 21-month-old boy was swept into cow Bayou three Miles from Golinda about 15 Miles South of Waco and drowned. His parents or. And mrs. Harry James Green fort Worth were rescued by boat after they and two others grabbed onto Trees. Cling to Trees. The department of Public safety at Waco said at one time eight persons were left hanging onto Trees As a mighty surge of water from cow Bayou and nearby Bull hide Creek swept Over . 77. The Flash floods in Central Texas followed new and continuing cloudburst Over a wide area of Texas that sent at least six Rivers charging to dangerous new Heights washing out a Railroad track Between two approaching trains. Call for boats. The newest Flash floods were in the same general area that has been plagued by intermittent floods since a siege of heavy weather struck the state april 19. The department of Public Safe to sent out urgent Calls for boats and heavy motors for Rescue work near the towns of Golinda Ana Troy where motorists were trapped and residents were marooned by High water. The death of the Green infant brought to two the number of deaths in Flash floods for the Day. Earlier mrs. Monroe Miller 66, Bister in Law of maj. Gen. Elmer Adler re of san Antonio was drowned when she was swept from the Highway along with five women in an automobile near Del Bio on the Rio Grande. 2 arabian Kings meet and embrace Bagdad Iraq apr two anti communist Kings of the Arab world met Here saturday and publicly embraced despite old family feuds. They May soon be join a by a third. Saudi arabians King Saud arrived by plane for an eight Day visit with Young King Faisal ii amid a welcoming Roar of Cannon and Jet planes. A government source indicated that Faisal a hash emite Cousin. King Hussein of Jordan May arrive within the the next two Days. The meeting was significant not Only because of the family differences that have divided the saudi and hash emite sovereigns but also because of the seeming tendency of the three Kings to head in a different direction from that taken by Egypt a president Nasser. Loveless likes title picked by Republican by Frank Nye. Gov. Herschel c. Loveless told an applauding audience of some 175 Linn county democrats saturday evening that he was proud to be known by the Republican designation of a the Little Man a according to news reports a he said a a Republican legislative Leader recently referred to me in a party caucus As a the Little Man downstairs. A i am proud to be known As a the Little Man downstairs. I am proud to be a part of or. Average citizen. I intend to lobby for the Little Man in Iowa who does no to have anyone to lobby for speaking at a $10-a-plate fundraising dinner at the Cedar rapids chamber of Commerce Iowa a first democratic governor since 1937 called on the people to vote for a constitutional convention in 1960 to bring about legislative reapportionment. Blames reactionaries. He charged that responsibility for failure of the legislature to re apportion itself As called for by the state Constitution rests with a a hard Core of reactionary republicans who he said controls the legislature. A this hard Core or reactionaries is out to preserve the status quo a he declared. A it does so by saying a we Are the voice of the people we Are going to run your government and you Are going to go along with a we would still have hitching posts on the Corners of main Street if these men had their governor Loveless said he recently sat on a television panel with a the Republican Leader of the Senate senator d. C. Nolan of Iowa City and heard him say that a reapportionment is no problem in Iowa it is relatively the chief executive insisted it is important and must be solved if Iowa is to keep Pace with neighbouring states. Driving a wedge. Failure to re apportion is one of the things that is driving a wedge Between Rural and Urban people at a time the governor said when what we need is teamwork on the part of All iowans to i bring More Industry to our state and 2 develop new markets for our agricultural products. A the Farmer does net want a Dole Quot the governor continued. A what he wants is new markets. His production is at a Peak. I feel sure our state continued on Page 8, col. 3. Says another slice a Well Over billion can be taken from budget. A a associated pres. Owls Well staring from left to right and top to Bottom Are Ernie Meeme Minie and Moe baby screech owl quadruplets which were found near Meriden Conn. The four owls were picked up in the Woods near Mother Goose farm a tourist s animal Center. In the Middle is the Motherless owls pal and farm proprietor Carter Rennison. E. German reds rescind student suspension order Berlin up a student strike saturday night forced East Momer Tbs his drawing gift but Raymond is gone Detroit apr Little 6-year-old Raymond pod Czervinski tossed his school Satchel on the Kitchen table and ran out to play with some of his five Brothers and Sisters and neighbourhood pals. That was thursday and As Many a first grader before him Raymond forgot to take some thing a real important from among assorted papers and books in the school bag. Friday Raymond smother mrs. Bertha pod Czervinski found that a real important thing. Raymond had been saving it for sunday. It was a Sheet of drawing paper Elkins Quot guilty Quot of wire tapping seven counts in memory of Elisabeth Down on an order suspending 122 veterinary students who boycotted classes after their Dean fled to the West. The communists alerted their militia to prevent student Demon chose mothers god gave stations from growing into a sweetest Mother to Bourquin Herbert i. Guidinger and Mickey a Friend of the Camp in memory of mrs. Belle t. Wilson. In memory of our mothers . And m k h. J in memory of Mother in memory of Mother by sisterhood of Temple Judah. Local workers sunday school class St. Paul s Church. In memory of or. And mrs. John Snyder by their children. In memory of n e i i e Douglas. In memory of Mother by . 100.00 20.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 5.00 sundays Index Section i Art in Cedar Al amp the Newt .4. S deaths. A a. S drive Mach. A editorial. Id City Hall Nota. La g i. Casette. Is co Steps to survival. Is Section la Iowa new. 1-5 you and Iowa. .8 television tabloid eol Luteal note. 4 m Vartou. 4 servicemen a Roundup. A farm. Financial a Section Iii social. 1-1j. So around the town. T new Book. 8 building a i a it a a it movies record review. To Section in sport. .1-5 outdoor Iowa. 4 want Ada. S-10 crossword. 0 Section v outdoor living. Parade Magalia. .1-40 comic. German communists to backpedal a with a Cray Ned Flower and crudely formed letters that said a my dear Darling Mother god made All mothers As Good and at kind As can be. But when godil1 Loving memory of the Mother by mrs. . . Club of w a full fledged anti government shortly after Raymond went bet outburst. Out to play there was a screech the reds first expelled 122jof brakes in front of his Home veterinarian students at Humboldt then a sickening thud a car had University in East Berlin then hit him. He was dead on arrival reinstated them when the entire i at a Hospital student body began a protest strike. Boy 12, beaten Motorist sought another tragedy. Mckeesport a. Apr for the last few Days Jimmy , la son of or. And mrs. Anthony b. Cifone of nearby North Versailles township had looked Forward to mothers Day. Along with other fifth graders he prepared a greeting card for his Mother. And saturday he presented it to her. Then Jimmy delivered a lunch to his father a Railroad con Ductor who was helping the owner of a nearby service station. Enro Ute Home police said Jimmy dashed across a Road and ran into the Side of a truck. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Mckeesport Hospital. Cedar rapid news a 12-year-cld boy was treated at St. Luke a Hospital for facial injuries saturday night after a j Man jumped out of a car and beat him at Oakland Road and Twenty ninth Street be. Police were seeking a Man identified by witnesses As the assailant. The injured boy was Gary Finlayson 2947 Wildwood court be who was walking across Oakland Road about 8 52 . With Bernard Hall 13, of 1411 staub according to police capt. Fred to fed to Itlen is Carstens the boys said a Man stopped Hix car got out and said a a you re the one that done that a then proceeded to work Over Gary. The boy received contusions of the left jaw minor Oral lacerations and a Loose tooth j according to capt. Carstens i the boys had bean shooters in their Possession but denied using them against cars. The Finlayson boys father said a he would sign a warrant for the Jan named by Stem reported. Severely burned Vernon Heights Reading club Worth while homemakers club Monticello total. $1,751.14 budget for 1957 8,125.00 a 36,373.86 still to be raised Portland Ore. Apr racketeer big Jim Elkins whose sudden attack of Talkat Veness touched off the Portland vice investigations last year saturday night was convicted of wire tap Ping. U. S. District court jurors convicted Elkins 55, on All the seven counts before them. The possible penalty is a year in prison and a $10,000 Fine on each Couit. His employee Raymond Clark 33, was convicted on the same counts. The jurors deliberated 3 hours and 20 minutes. Elkins and Clark were accused i of tapping and recording Tele 5.00 phone conversations of William j m. Langley former Portland Dis 5.00 i strict attorney and others. Judge William East set no Date 5.00 for sentencing. J Elkins attorney said he had 3.00 not decided Whethe to Appeal. I one of the key witnesses against Elkins was Langley who was removed from office thursday after being convicted on a state cd re of deliberate failure to prosecute gambling. And it was Elkins who was a key prosecution witness in that Case. 5.00 2.00 2.00 by Raymond Lahr. Washington up a senator Bridges chairman of the Senate Republican policy committee said saturday Congress is within sight of a $2,330,000,000 Cut in president Eisenhower s budget requests. The new Hampshire Republican added that he expects a Well Over another billion dollars will be trimmed from the requests be fore Congress finishes work on appropriations for the fiscal year starting july i. Could mean tax Cut. That would be a total of More than $3,300,000,000 in the presidents original $71,800,000,000 request. Bridges called for a Cut of that size in february. It would be big enough to justify a tax Cut effective next Jan. I in the eyes of Many congressional leaders Eisenhower who has said no Cut of that size is possible without hurting vital Domestic and foreign programs will take his Case to the people by radio and television twice next tuesday and the following tuesday. Possible slashes. Bridges said he expects further reduction to come in agriculture foreign Aid Public works and defense budgets not yet passed by the House. The House appeared ready to make his word come True in the agriculture appropriation. Rep. Taber . Predicted saturday the administration will make no attempt in the House this week to restore any part of the 272 million dollars Cut from the agriculture department fund by the House appropriations committee Friday. A i done to believe try it a Taber told the United press. A the chances of Success be very further Cut possible. Taber senior Republican on the appropriations committee and a Long time Economizer said the House May even approve a further a substantial Cut in the committee recommended sum. Agriculture Secretary Benson is expected to Issue a statement this week on whether he will fight for restoration of the Cut. Defense Secretary Charles e. Wilson made it Plain saturday night that he will fight against any cuts in his defense budget not yet acted on by the House appropriations group. Wilson opposes Cut. Speaking to the Junior chamber of Commerce at Houston Texas Wilson said he already has reduced his military fund for next year to the a peril he renewed his criticism of the . Chamber of Commerce for demanding a $1,500,000,000 Cut in military spending and said a i am against anyone going after it the military budget with a meat a no matter whether it is the us. Chamber of Commerce or any other group of individuals. Medic quack use of mails costs Public Washington apr use of the mails to promote medical quackery has reached an All time High and is costing the Public More than $50 million dollars a year. Postmaster general Summerfield reported saturday. The Post office has a corps of inspectors and medical experts trying to Stem the tide he said but people especially the aged persist in buying fake medicines or devices which Range from a cancer cures to a bust development Calls it puzzling. A in an Era when wonder drugs and great advances in surgery and legitimate Medicine hive produced True medical miracles a Summerfield said a it is puzzling that so any people in All walks of life pay big Money for during the last year he said 46 fraud orders were issued. Another 106 persons or firms agreed to discontinue their questionable enterprises rather than face prosecution. He said the conviction rate was very High a about 99 percent. Some patients die. But chief inspector David h Stephens said these a a ghouls cannot always be successfully prosecuted because some patients die before cases can come to trial. Most popular frauds Are diet less reducing machines a sure cures for cancer arthritis skin trouble baldness a lost manhood a and bust developers. The last include useless suction cups creams lotions tablets and Cher cites. One such device was a set of Ordinary 2?-Pound dumbbells painted a Dainty Blue and adorned with Pink ribbon. Violation hinted by Mcclellan closes dramatize taxes Columbus neb. Apr Leo Sokol 58, Columbus Nanu Factor by g. K. Hodenfield. Uncle Sam seeks to Cut off Moonshiner sugar Supply new colombian govt. Set up by five Man Junta Bogota Colombia ins a the five Man military Junta that has taken Over Colombia formed a new Cabinet saturday after conferring with leaders of the country a two traditional political parties. The Cabinet formed to replace the government of president Gustav Rojas Pinilla who was ousted by a military coup was made up of civilians from the Liberal and conservative parties As Well As military men. The cuban foreign ministry quickly acknowledged the new colombian government saturday night by announcing it would continue its relations with the South american nation sex president Rojas arrived in Hamilton Bermuda on his Way to Spanish exile claiming that a Only a few police had opposed him and that he had stepped Down voluntarily As ruler of the country the Bank of Bogota which had been confiscated by Rojas when its members joined a general strike against his re election was turned Back to the general manager and the Board of directors by the Junta. The ruling military group promised to relinquish Power on july 7, the Date when the term of the deposed president would have expired and told rejoicing colombians that free elections would be held. Although some too persons were killed and another too injured in the demonstrations and clashes following Rojas ouster Complete Calm was reported to a Day in All major cities. Said senator believes failure to mention profit in letter is breach. By John Chadwick. Washington apr senator Mcclellan dark said saturday that teamsters Union president Dave Beck May have run afoul of the Federal mail fraud Law in his handling of a widows Trust fund. A the treatment he accorded the widow of his Dearest Friend is typical it seems of his characteristic of greed and Varice a Mcclellan told newsmen in reviewing the latest testimony about Beck. Resume monday. Mcclellan is chairman of the special Senate rackets investigating committee which will resume monday afternoon Public hearings in which Beck has been pictured As using Union funds for the enrichment of himself and members of his family. The 62-year-old teamsters Boss who already has invoked the fifth amendment Protection against possible self incrimination 150 times in refusing to answer committee que ions will be recalled later in the week probably wednesday Mcclellan said. The widow Mcclellan referred to is mrs. Ray Leheney whose Osband was an official of the old Al. Beck was trustee of an $80,000 fund raised for her from Union members after Leheney a death. Or announced saturday he will close Down his farm equipment factory for one week to dramatize his protest against government tax collection methods Sokol head of the irrigation pump co., said the internal Revenue service penalized him $78.01 plus $1.95 in interest because the Check for income taxes withheld from wages of employees was two Days late last August and six Days late in september. When he refused to pay he said the irs mrs. William a. Novak 44, of put a Lien on his Bank account. Tama was listed in fair condition1 Quot that a the russian Way of saturday night at mercy Hosp doing things a Sokol said. A i done to Tai after suffering extensive bums he he estimated the shut in an explosion at her Home. Down will Cost the government mrs Novak reportedly was about Sis in withholding taxes for throwing fuel Oil into a Wood every Dollar it penalized him. Stove when it blew up and caught he said his employees Felt the her clothing on fire. She was penalty was unjustified but done to taken to Cedar rapids where like the idea of losing a weeks Hospital spokesmen said Burns work. The firm employees 70 pee wit Nesses car covered about 45 percent of mrs. Sons and last year grossed about Novakos body. Two million dollars i Washington apr the government set out saturday to turn life sour for Moonshiner. You can t make drinking whiskey without sugar and Uncle Sam plans to see to it that As Little As possible of the Sweet stuff is diverted to illicit stills in the Backwoods. The internal Revenue service. Which worries about the liquor taxes that Moonshiner done to pay is asking All sugar suppliers to refuse to make any sales to a suspect it takes about too pounds of sugar to make too Gallons of Mash. This in turn will produce 10-12 Gallons of proof but a a drinkable booze. Irs figures that most americans today buy their sugar in bags of two five or ten pounds. Purchases larger than that May indicate a to the irs at any rate a that the sugar is intended for something besides a breakfast Cereal the plan was Given a trial run in new York and new Jersey recently and irs says it sent the Moonshiner into a dither. Some tried sugar substitutes. One reportedly even tried Maple syrup. Irs declined to say How his product tasted similar programs Are now getting under Way in the Atlanta and Cincinnati districts and the plan w ill become nationwide just As fast As it can be established. Primarily irs is concerned about the South where Moon shining is As traditional As pretty girls and Fried Chicken. The irs Isnit depending on voluntary cooperation alone. The Law says irs can demand cooperation rom the manufacturers wholesalers and retailers. And it adds those Laws will be enforced vigorously where necessary. Any supplier who Sells to suspect persons May wind up in the Pokey himself on a conspiracy charge. Profit share told. Donol f. Hedlund a Seattle mortgage banker testified Friday that he and Beck shared an $11,-85 profit from investing this Money for mrs. Leheney. Hedlund described Leheney As Becky so Best arid closest placed in evidence was a letter from Beck to mrs. Leheney in which no mention was made that Beck and Hedlund would derive profit from the Sale of mortgages which he recommended to her As a sound investment. Mcclellan referring to what he called Becky a Quot breach of Trust in this transaction said a there is a possibility the letter he wrote her would come within the Federal statute Banning use of the mails to he also said he thought the internal Revenue service and the mystice department would be interested in finding out whether Beck reported and paid income tax on his profit in this Deal As Well As other financial transactions brought out in the testimony. Beck already is under indictment on a charge of evading income tax payments for the year 1950. A breach of Mcclellan said testimony now in the record has a clearly revealed and further testimony also will reveal that Beck has wholly breached his Trust in the position he holds As president of the International teamsters Union and As trustee of its Chrysler Union reach agreement it showed that Beck has used a the position and the tremendous Power reposed in him to further the financial gain land profit of himself and his family and certain friends he de Detroit up a Chrysler sired to president l. L. Colbert and Fruehauf to testify. United Auto workers president Walter p. Reuther after a six Robert f. Kennedy the com hour meeting saturday night an Mittee counsel said that when bounced an agreement expected hearings Are resumed monday to head off a nationwide Chrys afternoon the witnesses will be Ler strike. Roy Fruehauf president of the in the agreement Chrysler Fruehauf trailer lo., Detroit promised to drop its five million a he a. M. Burke who has charge Dollar suit and the Law prom-1the mortgage loan depart vent ised to allow the company free of the Occidental insurance co., movement of cues stamping fix-1 angeles.,. Lures and other tolls to new i he committee is going to implants at Twinsburg Ohio and quire nto w he the r Beck at Newark Del tempted to a financial a Reuther said the Law s sails to Quot from both companies Kenned with assurances in the agree new a a. Ltd. Rent that no Chrysler workers it insurance employed in Detroit will lose the Flora Kennedy said the testimony right to take jobs in the new j continued on Page 8, col. 6. Plants through work operation a. Transfers. Both Reuther and Colbert admitted the Wildcat strikes the strike vote of Law local 212 which represents Chrysler stamping division employees and the company lawsuit grew out of a a misunderstandings Over Timeworks Transfer problems. 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