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Fergus Falls Daily Journal (Newspaper) - January 26, 1958, Fergus Falls, Minnesota Weather Light Snow and slightly colder Fergus Falls Daly journal Westeen Minnesota a leading daily vol. 84 no. 21fergus Falls Minn. Saturday Jan. 25, 1958 established 1873 admits strangling 12-year-old girl South Dakota Bachelor threw his Little v victim s body into Well killer joined in search for the missing girl after the murder Winner so. Apr the body of a 12-year-old school girl was recovered last night from a 30-foot Well on the farm where Paul Edward Huber 26, lived. Marvin Talbott state s attorney said Hubert held on a Mur charge had made Oral and w ten statements that he killed the did not know very Well Ary one. Hubert a preliminary hearing on the murder charge was set for wednesday. Killer joined in search some persons who had taken part in the Hunt for the Girt said they recognized Huber As one of those who joined the search thursday. A neighbor described Huber As a a stand Offish sort who did no to vol around much with the girls father said a we never Neighbord with him. I done to know much about the Benedict said he could not Lingier i de stand Why his daughter would Rit accept a ride with someone she he said approval voiced strike first at Dodge Plant for to Trade observers proposal made by Zarubin on leaving Washington Post when she j Huber had been to the Benedict j Home Only once when he wanted j to use the Telephone. In his confession Huber said he picked up the girl of she was walking along the Road. However instead Talbott said the sus i Leslie solder Brothers who were i Ped took Leslie to the Bachelor j walking on the Road at the same j quarters he occupies on the farm j time said they didst see hubers owned by his father. After Stran car. Gling fhe girl Huber disrobed Bis j a i can t figure out How be could victim burned Lier clothes drag j pick her up girl Leslie Benedict resisted his advances. Huber said he picked the girl up in his car wednesday morning and offered to drive her to school. Big Navy plane crashes a $2,000,000 Navy four engined seaplane straddles a Rock breakwater near the naval station in Alameda Calif., Jan. 24 after making an emergency Landing with Only three engines. It threw a propeller 350 Miles from Alameda on a flight from Honolulu. Some of the 21 persons aboard suffered Shock and facial cuts. A wire photo god the body to the Well and covered it with debris Talbott said. More than 200 searchers aided by planes and a bloodhound were seeking the missing girl when he plane that lost propeller Over Pacific lands in Frisco Bay her up a the father said. A what kind of excuse would he use unless he came through the Field and watched for her Huber made his statement to his sister and her husband. Or. Ber made his statement. Leslie and mrs. Ray Honeman at whose was one of the seven children of Home he spent thursday night. Oakland. Caff. Apr a or and mrs Tom Benedict who i sheriff James Shoemaker at Navy Trad wind which crash moved Here three years ago from first had questioned the statement landed at Alameda naval air Whiting Iowa when initial search of the Well station yesterday claimed a new Leslie was reported missing failed to disclose any body. On Honolulu Alameda Speed record when she failed to come to school further questioning the officer j fir seaplanes despite loss of one wed slav. Her teacher said it said Huber admitted dumping engine was the first time the girl had rocks and Earth on top of it. Plane crash on Beach near Oakland Calif., yesterday British jubilant Over Triumph 1 Landing and beaching. Cross winds slammed the plane into the rocks iof a breakwater. The big flying i boat came to a crashing Stop with i one Wing canted in the air and one engine running wild. None of the 17 on the training Talbott who filed a murder i Mission was Hurt As the plane charge said no Date has yet been slammed into the breakwater of because the body could not be j set for Huber s court appearance j Ter Landing in san Francisco Bay. The Man served in Korea with i about 350 Miles from the a South Dakota National guard Mainland one of the propellers unit from Winner. He is the son was thrown by its 5,500-horse-Huber was driven 200 Miles to of or. And mrs. Richard Huber Power Jet Turbine engine slashing the Sioux Falls jail Early today by of Rural Norfolk neb. A Hole in the Hull below the a sheriff James f. Shoemaker who Winner is in South Central South said the love was a precaution j Dakota 90 Miles from Pierre. Been absent Anc she had thought her ill. Reached through the narrow foot wide Well Shaft Crews had to dig an adjoining Hole. Stormy weather blankets East Tornado damages town in Central Georgia Friday associated proses Stormy weather blanketed much of the Eastern third of the nation today dampening Atlantic coastal sections with rain and dumping up t o five inches of bad weather slows activity at canaveral army a satellite launching is believed to be near was it. Homer c. Terline. The Pilot Ragsdale. The Navy said the Trade wind a 5 hours and 54 minutes bettered the old record for a seaplane also set by a Trad wind at 6 hours and 54 minutes. The 1,200 Pound propellers Cut a Gash in the Hull of the boat when they flew off driven with the Force of a 5,500 horsepower women Given sentences in Minneapolis big Roundup at saloons there results in sentences Progress in a bomb harnessing placed on Par with sputnik Minneapolis a Twenty three women arrested during police roundups at three Minneapolis bars appeared Friday in police court. Two pleaded guilty to drunkenness. One was fined $30, the other $15. Twenty one were charged with vagrancy. Fourteen pleaded guilty. Of these nine were fined $20, three were fined $30 and one engine. The fuselage of the giant. Craft was ripped open and the Jovas Fine $15. Another was Given Cabin was immediately depressor i a 21-Day workhouse sentence ize j j which was suspended on Condi i Tion she leave town. London apr jubilant britons read about Zeta the Man made Sun to harness a bomb Power in their newspapers today and were told their scientists had achieved a Triumph on a Par with russians sputnik. The Story of the doughnut shaped reactor which British scientists claim will harness the fusion process of the a bomb and produce limitless cheap Power was splashed a Cross the nations front pages. Old charges of american pressure for Britain to hold off its announcement until the United states caught up were dredged up by some papers. Announcements of fusion research were made both in London and Washington yesterday. Washington apr two i senators today approved a reported proposal that members of Congress and the russian supreme soviet Exchange visits to watch each other at work. It was understood the proposal was made to vice president Nixon yesterday by soviet ambassador Georgi Zarubin in an unusual 40-minute Farewell Call. Zarubin is returning to Moscow next week. He is expected to become a Deputy foreign minister j in the absence of any official confirmation there were indications Nixon and state department officials were favourably impressed with Zarubina a idea. Swapping of legislative delegations would require approval of Congress As Well As the state department. Sen. H. Alexander Smith member of the Senath foreign relations committee said he is a very favourable a to the idea of exchanging delegations from Congress and the russian parliament. A i think an Extension of cultural and other exchanges with Russia would promote better understanding a he said. Sen. Kefauver d. Tenn. Thought the proposal a Good idea. A i think we ought to be willing to meet them on even terms a Kefauver said in a separate inter to View. A they ought to let our representatives go around there of they do. We ought to extend them the same Courtesy. The More understanding that is reached at the people level and the congressional level the better it will be for All. A of course it ought to be kept in mind and in a sure the american people would that the Mem a hers of their supreme soviet arc not freely elected Khrushchev wants Summit talk now London apr soviet communist party chief Nikita Khrushchev says the need for Summit talks is a very urgent a Moscow radio reported tonight. The overseas service broadcast said Khrushchev made the statement in a speech to the agriculture workers conference in byelorussian wednesday. Reuther a Union notes strike at Plant supplying Chrysler two months in Advance rail tycoon is suicide Palm Beach Fla. Apr Railroad tycoon Robert r. Young committed suicide Here today in his Palm Beach Home by shooting himself twice with a .20 gauge double barrel Shotgun. Palm Beach police it. Fred Mead reported. Young controlled the new y Ork Central. The Chesapeake so Ohio and other railway properties. A the plane plummeted 6,000 feet in three minutes As the Pilot seven pleaded innocent to the tried to level out its flight a said vagrancy charge. Judge Lindsay capt. Ned Broyles commander of Arthur set wednesday As trial Date Cape canaveral Fla. A the Trad wind Squadron at Ala for one the others will be brought a bad weather which spoiled a a Umeda and a passenger. To trial later. A they levelled out at 15.000 feet and were Able to hold this Altitude for the remainder of the trip. Rescue amphibians were sent out by the Coas t guard and air Thor missile shooting attempt be know As far Inland As the upper j Gan disappearing today improving great lakes Region prospects that Early firing of oth a Tornado associated with the or mighty missiles is not too far blustery storm Center swooped away. Down on Cochran in Central Nasty weather was blamed yes Georgia yesterday injuring 16 Gerdav for halting the test firing Force base when it. Homer c. Persons and leaving More than 150 of the air forces Thor an inter Ragsdale he Phot radioed for homeless As it damaged 40 Resi mediate Range ballistic missile i assistance. Silences. This 1,500-mile weapon can carry toe men on the crippled Craft it was Cloudy or partly Cloudy a Hydrogen warhead. J pm on jackets and calmly othe. Sections today it technicians have been at work drank Coffee As they approached a a a Francisco Bay. After the propellers the Craft attempted _ _. Work Tower. Near the Vanguard Tower and j launching platform is the army a j Tower used to get its Jupiter in Over most elderly Man Dies red Wing Minn. Apr an elderly Man found lying helpless in a barn near Pine Island died thursday in a red Wing Hospital. Henry Gardner 79, died of complications resulting from exposure. Found at the same time a week ago Vas Anna Schletty for whom Gardner worked As a hired hand. She died the Day after she Vas state Sells Idle peat Pilot Plant Duluth group buys Plant building at flood Wood Tot believed murdered by her Mother Rolla n. D., woman taken to Jamestown Hospital for examination plane with missile secret crashes in Snow testing new missile equipment when plane crashed in snowstorm farmhouse. Exceptions being Texas the lower on the Vanguard for several Days. Say Francisc Mississippi Valley and parts of this is evident from the Twink j two hours the Plains. I Ling of lights on the Vanguard we it most should u. S. Surrender of. ? question Given to experts Duluth apr the state of Minnesota is Selling its peat Pilot Plant at Floodwood Idle since 1950, to a group of Duluth and found on the floor of the unheated Detroit business men for $23,705. Rolla. N. Apr the Mother of 3-year-old Rolla girl found dead in her crib was taken to the state Hospital at Jarnes a town today for treatment for what was believed to be an Over i dose of sleeping pills. Mrs. B. C. Neumann 34, who i was found lying unconscious on the floor beside the crib Salt Lake City apr an air Force b26, reportedly carrying secret equipment used in missile tests crashed and burned during a Snow storm today a killing a civilian passenger. The plane taking off from the Salt Lake municipal Airport for Wendover air Force base in Western Utah had three air Force men and the one civilian aboard. Killed in the crash was James f. Wharton jr., an employee of Martin co., which makes missiles for the air Force. The three airmen were injured. The air Force has been firing Martin missiles from Bolo Man fab near Alamogordo n.m., Home base of the b26, through a controlled air corridor to Wendover destination of the b26 today. The Pilot of the plane was 1st it. Erie g. Stone. The others aboard were 1st it. Philip l. Sul three to five inches of Snow had accumulated in Southwest Virginia late Friday before the precipitation turned to rain. Heaviest new snows were recorded a termed ate Range missiles set for Cross Pennsylvania the Ohio Val firing Ley and the great lakes Region. Two to four inches of fresh Snow blanketed parts of Indiana Southern Michigan and Northwest Ohio. Snow also fell in Minne Soia. Temperatures were somewhat warmer today Over the Plains the Middle Atlantic states and the upper great lakes. Most marked wanning occurred in the Sou Tiern Rockies and Western portions of the Central and Southern Plains where readings were to to 20 degrees higher than a Day earlier. Some Type of missile is inside the army Tower. Army Secretary Brucker un-1 Kansas City apr suppose j their replies i folded to the House armed ser russians announced they were Lanphierd a i believe that ques j vices committee that the army j g0jng to blow up a Small Island Tion will be asked the american j expects very soon to try launching in Pacific with an inter Conti people in the next 3 or 4 years. Rental ballistic missile and did it. We wont be Strong enough if they then demanded that the if we continue at the present the Sale had been authorized by the 1957 legislature. Govt. Freeman said the Plant Vvs Ould be used to test techniques for manufacturing Wood fiber products on a commercial basis. The Plant originally had been used to test run production of peat for horticultural purposes but that proved uneconomical. In which the body of her Daugh ten. Nancy w., found was taken j uvw7nys/sgt.7tuben Rjones rom the Rolla Hospital where she j a a stalked a Holloman. Had regained consciousness Early today. Authorities said she apis geared to be in a fairly Good it condition. I the body of the child was taken to grand Forks for an Auto i Detroit apr the United Auto workers May strike one of the big three car makers two months ahead of the time talks Are scheduled to get under Way on new contracts. The Faw executive Board yesterday approved railing a strike at Chrysler corps Detroit Dodge main Plant in a dispute Over layoffs and work standards. The Union served a five Day strike notice on Chrysler. The strike threat was announced during the final session of the unions special three Day convention that approved 1958 bargaining demands including a profit sharing plan and set up a 50 million Dollar strike fund. The 3,000 delegates were adopting a Resolution on How to Deal with what the Union Calls Speed up practices in the Auto Industry when Haw vice president Norman Mathews announced a we will have a showdown at Matthews director of the unions Chrysler department said a strike at the Dodge main Plant a will shut Down All Chrysler the Plant is a major supplier of parts for All Chrysler divisions. Matthews said the company contended that Law members did More work at Ford and general motors Plant and this put Chrysler at a competitive disadvantage. Chrysler had no immediate comment. Matthews said he would join in negotiations Between Dodge local 3 and the company in an Effort to head off a strike. C. Pat Quinn president of the local said Dodge main employed 33,000 in 1953 but we As now Down to 10,500. A strike would Idle about 70,000 Chrysler workers in the Detroit area. The convention voted overwhelmingly to raise an additional 16 million dollars for the unions strike fund by a special $5-per-month increase in the regular $3 Basic dues for three months. The fund now has about 24 million dollars. Union leaders said the strike fund could be increased to 50 million dollars by june when current contracts with the big three run out by borrowing to million dollars from Law locals. Face to face bargaining talks Are due to Start around april i. The convention approved a plan to rebate the 16 million dollars in special dues to the members if no major strike develops. Law president Walter p. Reuther said he favored the rebate. Young woman killed Winona. Minn. Apr Jean Serwa 21, Winona was killed Early today when a car containing five persons missed a curve and tic missile which has been fired rolled Over near Centerville wis., twice successfully although the about to Miles East of Winona j ranges of the effective filings several of the injured were Tak were far Short of the full Cap Abil in to a la Crosse wis., Hospital. I Ity of the weapon. A satellite with the Jupiter a. In his heavily censored testimony released yesterday Brucker hinted strongly the army would seek to avoid letting the i Public in on its Jupiter a shoot ing plans. Brucker however said if the army failed to get its version of a satellite into orbit he would say so. Another of the nations first line missiles a the Atlas a is being groomed for a shoot. This is the 5,000 mile intercontinental Ballis United states surrender could we reject the demand and defend ourselves that question was asked last thousands. If they night of a panel of experts brought number we could together at Rockhurst College. The experts or. Edward Teller University of California nuclear physicist Doolittle a i would want to know if they had one missile or had a limited protect ourselves. If they had thousands and we had none we would have to consider our answer Teller a it is important that we popularly known As the a father of construct passive defense systems Khrushchev denounces drunks and Moonshiner the col. Thomas g. Lanphier jr., decorated world War ii fighter Pilot and vice president of one of the nations leading aircraft and missile makers the con Vair Divis such As shelters so that we would not be terrorized completely by such a demand. In every War there is considerable uncertainty on both sides As to who will or. Teller also said a it is on Ion of the general dynamics corp. J tirely logical that the russians j and it. Gen. James h. Doolittle famous airman and War hero who is chairman of the National advisory committee for aeronautics. Should know by calculations from their satellites How far it is within a very Small margin of error from a Point in Russia to a Point in our Loo much of sugar beet crop going to make Home brew Moscow k Khrushchev apr n i k a is the time Farmers who use their sugar beet crop to make Home brew. He also had some harsh words for those who drink the stuff. Such persons. Khrushchev declared Are a enemies of the state i t a and must be punished. Khrushchev a comments Ware a ame to declare War on drunks reported today by pravda the my Moonshiner in Russia. J communist party newspaper a id resting an agricultural i which said he asked for greater in Tenet it Minsk wednesday j sugar beet production in White lie communist party Boss blasted Russia. Pupils strike want new school Gadsden Ala. Apr parents i of More than too striking High j school pupils Friday night promised to take Over their objectives i and will urge their children to go i Back to classes. A committee of 15 parents was named at a mass meeting of parents and trustees of the Gaston i High school. A majority of the pupils in the upper six grades refused to go to classes thursday and Friday demanding a new 141 Hacksaw Blades found in jail cell Minneapolis apr police said today a Holdup suspect probably would face additional charges after 14 Hacksaw Blades were found in his jail cell Friday. Milton Winslow police chief said the Blades were recovered from the cell of Gerald Wolfe help As an accomplice of another Man and two women in several local robberies. Winslow said mrs. Wolfe also was held without charge after admitting she smuggled the Blades to her husband while visiting him at the jail earlier this week. The chief said one of eight bolts holding the lock on Wolfe a cell had been sawed through. But he added it was doubtful even had that door been opened that Wolfe state s atty. J. Howard Stormon said Friday a evidence Points to murder and attempted suicide but there can be nothing conclusive until the autopsy report is a Cut on the body of mrs. Neumann was termed today As of a no consequences and not contributory to her condition. Or. J. A. Munro Rolette county Coroner said that he had not yet received a full report on the autopsy but that it May be available later in the Day. Several notes were found in the House which authorities said supported the murder attempt i de suicide theory. A Friend who called at tile i House discovered the tragedy. Munro sheriff Clarence Johnson j and Stormon launched an imme j Diate investigation. Neumann about 45, manager j of a drugstore Here was treated for Shock after learning of the tragedy. The couple had been j living apart for several Days. Three . Jets crash into sea training flight in Japan is fatal to u. S. Pilots Tornado hits Georgia town 150 homeless 16 injured to residences and Church damaged Fuchu Japan apr three . Air Force f84g Jet trainers crashed into the sea tonight after Takeoff from Iwakuni air base i Western Japan. The bodies of the i three pilots whose names were i withheld had not been located five hours later the air Force i said. The planes from the 418th fighter training Squadron mis i Awa air base were on a training flight. A engines of the three aircraft appeared to flame out almost simultaneously on Takeoff. The i planes hit the water about 1,000 j feet from the end of the runway a the air Force said. Cochran a. Apr More than 15u persons were homeless in the Wake of a Tornado which slashed a mile and a Quarter path through this Central Georgia town injured 16 persons and damaged 40 residences and a Church. Sheriff Gus Giddens said it was a a Miracle nobody got killed when the twister swooped Down out of a darkening sky about 2 50 . Yesterday. Officials said Only three persons remain hospitalized. A residential Section on the Southern outskirts of the town was hard hit. Police chief O. Etheridge said he was near the police station when he heard the wind Corning and saw pieces of Wood and tin and Bushes going past. A it ail happened in about live Minuter he said. Bottle clubs raid in St. School building. Committee members were instructed to meet with the strikers at the school monday and urge them to return to classes the group was told to explain that the parents Are taking Over their objectives. The 30-year-old Frame building is heated by Coal stoves and has outside toilets. School Quot supt. Samuel h. Dabbs said necessary improvement would Cost $250,000. Could have got the fifth floor out of the jail on of the courthouse. Bank robbed Paul nets 211 persons of $23,188 father of parcel Post savings systems Dies St. Petersburg Fla. Apr John Walter Slack 81. Who As chief clerk of the . Post office department developed the parcel Post and postal savings systems died Friday. Oakland Calif. Api three gunmen got $28,182 in a daring Bank robbery Friday the third in the Bay area in a week. Working methodically they terrorized seven persons in the Bank of americans Fairfax Branch in East Oakland. It was the eighth san Francisco Bay area Bank Holdup in live weeks. I St. Paul apr police staged i their largest raid Here since the30s Early today arresting 211 in two a bottle raided were the Turtle club i 394 Rondo and the Rondo ave. Improvement Assn., 588 Rondo. Officers of the clubs were held on suspicion of Sale of liquor i without a License. Most of those j picked up were charged with disorderly conduct. Chief of police William Roelz led <9 officers on the raids. He said the raids resulted from complaints made to him and Rober Peterson commissioner of pub a safety. One complaining letter was received from the North Centra improvement Assn., which list among its backers the nations Assn. For the advancement of coloured people and the Urbar league. A we will not tolerate a Bott club a in St. said Chi Proetz after the raids

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