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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 13, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI AuodalMI Preu and United Full Least Seven Cenu Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 13 This Paper Consists of Two One No 244 Fair Attendance Ahead of 54 Storm in East Is Dying Out High Wind Rain Remain READY TO Adams Mason Citys repre sentative in the AllAmerican Soap Box Derby registers at race headquarters at Akron Ohio He is one of 154 champions from cities in the United States Canada Alaska and Western Germany who Sunday will race their homemade coasting cars down the hill at Derby Downs WASHINGTON dying hurricane Connie flung heavy winds and rains over seven states Saturl day leaving a heavy toll of dead tnd damage in its wake At least 30 deaths were blamed on the big storm as it slowed to gale force in its erratic movement northward inside the coast In the single biggest disaster the howler smashed an ancient threemasted schooner in Chesa peake Bay leaving at least 10 per sons drowned and 4 missing Flash floods power failures fallen trees and other damagej were reported in Virginia Maryj land Delaware New Jersey Pennj sylvania New York and Connecti cut Heavy The U S Weather Bureaus warning center here ordered all hurricane signals hauled down but warned of heavy rains in Pennsyl vania New Jersey and New York In its noon bulletin the bureau reported the center of the storm was a short distance west of Balti more and moving north northwest at 15 to 20 miles an hour It said it has continued to en with winds northeast of the center mostly 30 to 40 mUes an hour It predicted continued heavy rain as far as 230 miles northwest north and northeast of the center It warned of probable floods inj Pennsylvania New Jersey and New York state Meanwhile a new big ricane toward the is land of Burmuda TOO miles east of the mainland The deluge bad dumped nearly 9j inches of rain on New York City and the Weather Bureau said therej was no sign of a letup It was thej citys heaviest downpour since At least 10 deaths were reported in the New York metropolitan including a man electrocuted a woman either drowned or electroj cuted in flooded cellars Sets Mark Richmond got 9a inches of rain up to midnight the heaviest ever recorded in that city Wash ington got what the Weather Bu reau described as the amazing total of inches Four students from Thailand died when their car plunged into the capitals swollen Rock Creek after a crash The Red Cross reported that it is taking care of more than storm refugees along the Eastern Seaboard The heavy winds and rain played i havoc with traffic and Slippery roads and poor visibility caused numerous accidents In Lt Nath s pareats Mr and come areas highways were washedWalter Nath of n e a r t jwere notified Friday in a phone j In the New York from his wife Delores Sbej and her husband had been living in Fruenstadt Germany The crash which occurred on a Welcome 11 Fliers at Homes Back After 2 Years Couple Killed at Algona ALGONA A teenage couple By Tnitcd Press This was the day of homecom ing for 11 American fliers who for 2J2 years had endured Red Chinas i prison camps Behind them were the camps the long flight across the Pacific the photographers and the hurried t mass interviews wHh reporters From Montana to Pennsylvania jthe thin but joyful men came out of Air Force planes and automo biles into the arms of their loved ones At Missoula Capt Elmer F Llewellyn stepped from anj Army C54 transport plane into the arms of his 29yearold wife Frii day night He had not seen berj for five years nor had he seen jin that time his Syearold son S Clark a baby then a big boy now Missoulas the capital of the he said About persons wait ing with his wife and a motorcade escorted the reunited family Statement i Less happy was the scene at Nevada City Calif There Airman Daniel C Schmidt 23 met with his wife Una the young son whom he never had seen and an attor ney His wife had remarried while he was a captive saying she be lieved him dead He told news men later Youll get a statement in the very near future Two Minnesota men ton and Sgt Hovvarc Paul came home by way Falls FiveDay Total Is Strong Show on Sunday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday ATTENDANCE 1955 1954 MOTORCYCLE POLO Skids and spills with two motorcycle riders on each team attempting to bat kick bump or do almost anything to get the ball between goal posts That was one of the acts on the Aut Swenson Thrillcade Friday afternoon at the North Iowa Fair The team of Ted Devlin and Kanny Elaine won 30 in the jumbled affair in which men and mounts do a lot of brushing IN STATE FAIR POLITICS Elthon Is Central Figure By DW1GHT McCORMAOC jislators state officials andpose Some Democrats dis aers invited to State Day Hoegh is withholding an Attendance at the North Iowa Fair is nearly three thousand ahead of 1954 after five full days fair of ificials have revealed S A combination of blue skies the Aut Swenson Thrillcade and con tinued interest in the exhibits and ilivestock lured persons through the gates Friday to sur pass by a wide margin last years total of This pushed the total through Friday to well above the total to this point a year ago SecretaryManager M C Lawson said he was especially gratified at interest of fairgoers in live j stock events Thursday you could j hardly find a place to sit at the I he said I Perfect weather has greeted fair goers on each of the first five days If Sunday brings more blue skies jit is possible a new gate record will be set The Sunday program is a strong lone featuring the bi2 car races be fore the grandstand in the after noon and the Ice Varieties of 1935 in the evening Ward Sprumd The crowd at the evening show nH ana seizea I married only six jiene in his arms holding her light DES MOINES neuvering looking toward the 1956iwant to know whether Elthon willjnouncement of his plans Iowa elections will get the a candidate for governor Hoegh said Friday he would not j have been gratifying to the fair recent goround at State Day at against incumbent GOP a candidate for U S senator if management Word of mouth ad the State Fair Wednesday Aug Several state officials who keepSen Bourke B Hickenlooper seeksjvertising has carried the news that And the central figure of interest their eyes and ears open for politij reelection and he has told me he it is a top show The show stars likely will be Lt Gov Leo signs and sounds have ex1will run lovely Evelyn Chandler inter Fellow Republicans belief that Elthon will opj The speculation arises out of ElnatlonaUv known lce skater thoas statement at the g killed Friday night when their car struck gas transport at an intersection of Highway 18 four miles east of Algona Dead are Donald D Zwiefel jly with her feet off the ground He kissed his mother his mother inlaw shook hands with his father then kissed him and finally spotted bis four brothers and sis 17 ton of Mr and Mrs Glenn jters Zwiefel Burt and Carol Shipler I Hey theres that little guy 2ND LT RAY NATH i Zwiefel 18 his wife daughter of I my little he said when Riceville Gl Among Dead in Air Crash C R E S C trooper 2nd Lt Riceville Ray G para Natb was one of 66 killed in the midair collision of two C119 Flying Boxcar transports Thursday over the farm near Burt and stop sign at the inter Zwiefel missed a section The car hit the transport broad side and the rear dual wheels passed over the top of the car as it wedged under the truck Both were killed instantly Mr and Mrs Russell Shipler jhe saw 14yearold who also of Burt The couple had lived and worked in Algona since their marriage June 26 in the Algona Methodist Church They were presumably returning from the Hungry7 Calf Chomps Away at Skirt of Woman at Beef Sale A field of 11 Offenhausers driven of state politicos at Clear some of the nations top racers i Governors Days It thrives on I what he didnt say rather than what he did say 1 will not be a candidate for re is the gist of what El jthon said He declined to go any Do you have a dress I can wear called Mrs Bernard It was immediately re1 Rockwell as she walked into the home of a Mason City friend The friend Mrs E G Carlson 8 Louisiana S likely A calf ate Mrs Beek was watching Take it Easy Ill be perfectly happy just to be around just to take life he said before he left for a com munity celebration at Worthington Capt John W Buck came home to Nashville stepping off to a promotion to colonel on the staff of Gov Frank Clement His Mrs Becks hand and ate Beek was joking Then she saw skirt on her dress The explanation still sounded un jcalled that he and Hoegh locked horns on appointments during the I legislative session j beef club entry this week Thej Observers werequick to advance calf he brought in Monday got sickja theory it adds up like this El and was taken home where it died the of pneumonia The one sold Satur baby beef sale at the North Iowa j day was his second entry Fair Saturday neighbor lad forenoon when a i David D Ki I brought in his calf It reached over Burlington Marker and grabbed the sale list from it Shej THE PROGRAM SATURDAY Ans gar Varieties SUNDAY 20th Century Shows on midway and concert Shef field car races with na tional champion dirt track racers aged parents and a group of friends from the mountain land of j paid no special attention BURLINGTON UP Fentress County riding in a 40 years he then served nearly one term as lieutenant governor andj finished it off by becoming goverj nor for 53 days as successor to thej Ice Varieties late William S Beardsley now he is about midway in his second j will roar into action on the half Joseph term he isnt likely to retire volmiile fair track Sunday afternoon until someone jerked at her operator of the Burlingtonuntarilv from Public office heTime trials will begin at p m TVirt V n rl It O J f nIfJ fkrt fiTct ttct fot Tl m The calf had hold of it near the let his friends start an the first race set for 2 p m Driver of the truck Ellsworth Jca7 inePhim andjwaisfuntif the garment left theiuarenouse Marketwas fmed S25ithon for governor movement andi Bobby Grim Indianapolis Ind A Oehlert 51 Clear Lake was jrushed him off to Jamestown for waist Mrs Beek ran to her for not candling and gradtnen accept it in preference to a holds top spot jn area more than homes were without electricity Some persons were evacuated from their homes in Connecticut along Long Island Sound in of rising waters unhurt The truck remained up right Funeral arrangements are pending la daylong celebration statement Hastings Gl Killed When Car Overturns HASTINGS Iowa Pvt Charles L Hall 19 Hastings was killed Friday evening when the car he was driving apparently vent out of control on a county road two miles southeast of here Mills County Sheriff said Hall training mission took the fourth largest toll in history Reports said One plane in a formation of nine developed engine trouble shortly after takeoff at a cruising level of feet The crippled Funeral Held at Rolfe for Mother of Dr Hancher ROLFE Mrs M P Hancher plane lost altitude momentarily was credited in the obituarv read then pulled up abruptly across the at her funeral here Friday after front of another aircraft in formanoon with being the force behind the unsurpassed formal education of her only son Presi Both planes then crashed Lt Nath was with the 10th Train ing Area Squadron near Fruen stadt Two other lowans were among dent M Hancher of tie Uni versity of Iowa The rites at the Presbyterian Church of which the Hanchers home on leave from the list of victims They were Pfc was thrown out of the car andBucford Fricdlein of near associated for more than a pinned beneath it A and Pfc Charles Olsen Burihalf Gary Allen Good 18 Hastings suflington fcred only minor scratches Found in Apartment of Man Dead for a Year AbouL n The Weather Mason City Fair and warmer lowt Fair pleasant Minnesota Continued warm Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Satur day Maximum 89 Minimum 53 At 8 71 YEAR AGO Maximum 78 FAIR Minimum 53 Retired Methodist Minister Dies at 85 FORT DODGE Lfl The Rev Charles S Burnette 85 retired Methodist minister who had served as pastor of 16 Iowa churches and one in California during 42 years in the ministry died Friday at Friendship Haven here local cemetery Mrs Hancher 77 died earlier this week in the University Hospi tal at Iowa City following an ex tended illness from cancer REPORT ON FARMERS LONDON Radio Mos cow said Saturday the American farm delegation spent Friday vis iting cotton research establish ments and cottongrowing farm around Tashkent in Uzbekistan attended by a sizable group from Iowa Cityj along with a large number of the Hanchers lifelong Rolfe neighbors apartment of James Totten who died a year ago in the county It was not the first eggs in accordance with thebold I will oppose Hoegh in Contest Association i standings He will be on hand i Bobby holds track records in 12 IMCA tracks more than any other driver Last years winner Herschel i Kansas City will be back I to defend his title The Sunday afternoon crowd will see seven big car events The 20th Century Shows continue to play to big crowds The ideal I weather has tempted people to i linger long on the midway i The sale of baby beeves Satur day morning drew one of the larg est crowds in history Bidding al though not as lively as four or five years ago approached last years i highs Fred OHarrow 15 Dougherty sold his Black Angus at to Benn and Willemssen Produce Portland Col John Arnold David and his 4H Iowa jofficer of the prisoners and Lt Wallace Brown flew to Montgom ery in the once the personal plane of Gen Douglas MacArthur The fliers were captured when their B29 was shot down over North Korea in January 1953 Although they were released by the Red Chinese Col Arnold categorical ly denied Friday night that any of them had confessed to spy charges home Burial was in the familv plot ofi wai Pohce chief Johnson and SAME DATE1954360 j Justice of the Peace John Burma uncovered the money in a com partment of an old dresser drawer Shortly after Tottens death was found in the rooms he occupied and last fall another was found in a false bottom drawer Totten a retired paper hanger and painter was about 90 when he died He has two sisters living in distant states The man was sen to the county ff home after he was found walking along a city street partly clothed in April 1954 Authorities said he was incompetent falo Center CHAMPION SUFFOLK Raymond Milbrandt Buffalo Center show ham Previous High Earlier the high had been S27 paid for a beef shown by Dianne iLuscomb Clear Lake to Clifford jKeough Mason City Tom Logan i Dougherty sold his beef for S26 to jHyCross Hatchery Mason City Auctioneers Dorsey and Jerry Walters Mason City and JBob Pcdelty Clear Lake asked for ibicls of the large crowd which sat land stood on every available square inch of space The baby beeves began grung the ring at following pales of lambs and Three 4Hers received pion Suffolk ewe at the North Fair She entered by Milbrandt llrotliors were Rickey Lundt jBoehlje and Gary Cole Most of the ;