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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 20, 1958, Mason City, Iowa 3V North Iowas Daily Newspaper EdiUd for i VOL H Baker Received No Ransom Money WASHINGTON UP Teamster Robert Barney Baker denied Wednesday that he got any of the stolen of Greenlease kid nap ransom or that he knows who whodid Itis shocking to involve a man withfi that kind of bloodtained the unionist bellowed Robert F Kennedy counsel to the Senate Rackets Committee retorted Not so shocking You are in with every gangster and hoodlum in the United States Baker styled himself the vic tim iof a vengeful woman a scorned woman in the testimony given Tuesday by his former wife to the effect he once told her that Joseph Costellb a St Louis taxi line operator got the Greenlease money AND HE LAID to the same sort of spite the linking of his name and that of Gov Averel Harriman of New York He said there was effort to smear Harriman As for himself Baker said Im a God fearing man who isaf flicted with a bad memory and excessive fat about the heart Baker now Is married to the former Carol Ann More daughter of Jake More former Iowa Demo cratic state chairman Baker launched into air emo shouting tirade on taking the witness chair after convicted slayer Ruth Brougher 44 who identified herself as Bakers for mer sweetheart joined his ex wife in linking Bakers name Harriman Baker as a man 1 honored arid cl6seL close close he wouldnt know saw me BAKER his divorced wife swore Tuesday that they were as close as any men could be HI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES A LI NORTH I O W A N S N I 1 G H O R S i MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST M Pp TWO on HOME EDITION AP Photofax BIGGEST SUB LAUNCHED The worlds largest caPable of sPeeds UP to 35 loiiowingits launching at broton ConnThe subwill milesarihour whilesurfaced arid 18 while submprsxWl displacesome 8000 haStwin V Itlwill submerged Harriman has denied any close ties with the man who comniit been BAKER BROUGHER be on the lam from New York City to escape questioning in waterfront killing there added until after Gov Harriman elected Must Comply on ourt Order Ike WASHINGTON President Eisenhower said Wednesday all Americans have a solemn obliga tion to comply with federal court orders in the school integration controversy In a prepared statement at a news conference the President also said every state has re sponsibility to support and obey such orders Every American must under stand Eisenhower said that if anindividual community or state is going successfully and contin uously to there is anarchy Without the courts then of Unify Club Set DES MOINES Activities of the Iowa Commerce Commis sions Unity Club will be submit ted to the Polk County grand jury next month Atty Geri Norman Erbe said Wednesday The club an organization of commission employes has been under fire from the Iowa Legisla ture Investigating Committee re cently because of its practice of distributing its money monthly among the three Republican members of the commission The practice was discontinued last May THECOMMITTEE contends this is a violation of a state law prohibiting solicitation of funds from state employes for political purposes Erbe issued a brief statement after he and his staff conferred Wednesday with Polk County At torney Ray Hanrahan The attor ney generaldeclined to name any persons whose activities might be brought before the grand jury THE COMMITTEE developed testimony last May that the club originally set up to operate a flower and gift fund for commis sion employes since early in 1957 had been splitting equally among the three commissioners some 8C per cent of the funds collected through monthly contributions by the employes of one per cent of associate of the nations top their takehome pay gangland figures Mrs Brougher brought from Florida penal institution to tes tify in the Senate rackets hear Eugene Powers superintendent of the commissions motor trans portation division and past presi ings swore she knew Baker to his term as president club bership had been built up from around 20 per cent to about 90 and per cent of the commission em ployes He denied however that YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum vlldl I dont think he could go back the employes were coerced in any was way to join David Age 4 Takes Mepsure of MODERN GOLIAfH i LONDON Iff David and Goliath again in Tiies Goliarh is a 1200pound bull which charged through two barbed wire fences and terrorized 14 children David is 43pound David Butter tough little 4yearold who like his Biblical name sake refused to give ground They met in a playing field at SlyfieldGreen Surrey David was playing on the swings when the big black bullock charged snorting into the field All but David ran screaming from his path arstick and hit the bull and said David said The bull just stood stilt when I hit him So Vhit him again He stamped his feet So I hit him again That was enough for Goliath the bullock He turned and fled Wednesday Goliaths days were numbered He was grazing again in a field not far from a local slaughterhouse The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy oc casional showers and thunder storms Wednesday night clear ing Thursday A little cooler Wednesday night and Thurs day Low Wednesday night High Thursday lower 60s around 80 Iowa partly cloudy scattered showers or thunderstorms Wed nesday night and in southeast Thursday Cooler southeast A Thursday otherwise 1 it 11 e change in temperatures Lows Wednesday night in 60s Fiveday Thursday through Monday temperatures will av erage near to slightly below seasonal normals Normal max imums 82 north to 85 south Normal minimums 56 north to 60 south Minor day to d a y changes in temperatures Pre cipitation will average light oc curring as Intermittent mostly nighttime thundershowers amounts generally around one quarter of an inch Minnesota Cloudy showers High Thursday 7585 ajiu piCAl dent of the club said that during t weather data up his to am Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am 90 65 73 Nuclear Cbhtrol System to Detect i Explosions OKd GENEVA The East conference of nuclear ex perts Tuesday announced it had reachedagreement on a control system for detecting sneak nu clear explosions An official communique at the end of the scientists 29th formal session said they had approved conclusions on a control system for detecting violations of a pos sible agreement on the suspen sion of nuclear tests The securitycloaked eightna tion effort to work out such a sys tem has been underway here since July 1 The scientists did not divulge details of their plan But it is be lieved to provide for a system of about 200 instrumentladen de tection stations on land areas seagoing vessels and perhaps earth satellites as well The sta tions could give the alarm if any nation tried secretly to conduct nuclear tests after once agreeing to ban them BOMB BLAST BEIRUT Lebanon UPI A bomb exploded Wednesday in the post office building cutting Leb anons cable communications with the oulside world CHICAGO W1 The Chicago North Western Railway faces a strike Thursday by the Order of Railroad Telegraphers which may virtually shut down service in an eightstate area G E Leighty president of the union Tuesday night called the strike for its 1600 members at 6 a m CST ThursdayHesaid t was called in a dispute over the eliminationof some 123 one man stations in Iowa and South Dakota by the railway The operates in lUinoist Iowa Wisconsin Minnesota Mrs Brougher who o f t e giggled as she spoke laughed outright as she testified sh knew Baker had served jai of them for killing Joe Penners duck Penner was a famed com edian So was the duck he used in his act Mrs Brougher said Baker told her he had served time for kill ing the duck I think by throw ing a stink bomb on the stage of a theater Strike Closes Down Two Maytag Plants NEWTON W Plants Nos 1 and 2 of the Maytag Co were shut down Wednesday morning by a walk out of employes in protest over what they termed poor and unfair working conditions A spokesman for Local 997 of the United Auto Workers Union said that the employes action was completely unauthorized About 3000 workers participat ed according to observers mov ing to a ball park near union headquarters on the outskirts of the city fof a mass meeting TOLLWAY OPENS CHICAGO UPI The North west Tollway a 76mile super highway stretching from here to South Bcloit 111 near the Wis consin border was officially Wednesday FLAMES GUT STREAMLINER All passengers escaped injury at Co lumbus Junction Iowa when flames broke out in the engine of this stream liner and quickly engulfed the other cars Authorities said this was one case where AP Photofax the engineer was the the last as is abandon ship If you havent guessed alreadyits just a kiddie train in operation at the Louisa County Fair A 3Poini Plan for Strike LITTLE ROCK Ark UP The Little Rock school board chal lenged by Gov Orval Faubus to say how it would resist a resump tion of integration here next month revealed a threepoint plan Tuesday night The board said it would 1 Ask the U S Supreme Court to intervene 2 Request the 8th U S Circuit Court of Appeals to stay its order which overturned a lower courts approval of a 2Viyear integration delay 3 Attempt to set up a meeting with Faubus to discuss several methods he has proposed to avoic integration despite court orders THE MOVES were revealed after a closed session at which the board considered the Circui Courts reversal Monday of an in tegration delay granted June 21 by Federal Judge Harry JLem ley Hope Ark The schoolboard had requested the delay Before Tuesday nights board meeting Faubus said his future actions depended on what the school board did He said a specia session of the Legislature con imminent asaresult d amcicu jiiiuiuiBjii ui South Dakota North Dakota Wythe overturning of the integration nminor anrl ji T oming and Nebraska delay would not be called if the office employes w i r e ch ief s T telegra pliers an d other communication V1V1WJ tvwULU UC II Lilt Employes involved include staboard took some actions he out turn agents towermen levermen lined HE SAID thejboard could use a ULxtio 1956 state pupil assignment lav The railroad said a strike would to keep Negroes out of whltt tie up all passenger and freight schools or it could persuade Ne operations gro students to stay out voluntar A spokesman said the ily The pupil assignment law ha lad not expected a strike because never been tried dispute with the union is being mediated by the National Media tion Board The railroad was of ficially notified of the strike Wednesday LEIGHTY SAID the dispute stemmed from the roads pro gram to curtail agency service including oneman stations He said the union served the railway notice last December to the effect that telegrapher posi tions as of Dec 3 1957 must not be discontinued unless by agree ment of both parties The Iowa Commerce Commis sion last week approved the rail roads plan to serve 105 oneman agencies in Iowa through 27 cen tral agencies South Dakota pre viously had approved a similar plan A RAILWAY spokesman said he unions notice a proposed contract provision would destroy ail incentive for to im prove its equipment and would waste funds on unnecessary per sonnel He said certain stations are being enlarged to include areas formerly served by the ones eliminated Leighty said the railway abol ished the stations and assigned enlarged duties to other agents before representatives of the af fected communities or union members knew of the commis ions action The railway said union repre sentatives attended the commis sion hearings prior to notice of the oneman station eliminations The Mason City station Wed nesday had received no word re garding the impending strike other than a meeting was called for Wednesday night at Ames for Iowa members of the Order of Railroad Telegraphers Sports Bulletin Les Mason City Iowa shot a one under par 34 to defeat Mrs Paul Dye Jr Indianapolis Irtd 4 and 3 Wed nesday in the third round of the US Womens Amateur Golf Tournament here She was scheduled to meet Mrs Edward McAuliffe Newton Centre Mass later in the day If those two things failed Fau bussaid the board could resign and allow the people to select a new board which would have the courage to actin conformity t their wishes Ike Wants to Take Vacation WASHINGTQN tf Presiden Eisenhower said Wednesday h hopes to take a vacation late thi month or early in September bu doesnt know for sure whether he can Asked at his news conference if he might take another visit to Newport R I he said he woulc want to talk this over with a con sultative committee ci Ihe press who accompany him on his trips to see what they think He said he doesnt know now whether he can leave the Wash ington area or not He said it was loo said tne always possible he might vaca tion at his farm home in Get tysburg Pa FAMED DOCTOR DIES ROCHESTER Minn ft Dr known in the field of pediatrics died Tuesday of a heart ailment Gov Herschel Loveless AP Photofax TOGETHER ite Enciso 10 and Mary Warencke 8 were reared to gether in a Yokohama Japan orphanage and then adopted by different American families at different times Now discovered theyre living only a mileapart inGlendale Calif when Mary recognized Mar guerite in a newspaper photo Rickover Likely to Be Promoted WASHINGTON UPI Con griss expressed pleasure Wed nesday at President Eisenhow ers designation of Rear Adm Hyman G Rickover to be his personal representative at the n u c 1 e a r submarine Nautilus homecoming and at the Navy secretarys pledge that the ad miral will get third star The Navy confirmed Tuesday a statement by Secretary Gates who said he was sure he could promote Rickover a frequent Navy storm center to the three star rank of vice admiral But he said it will take a little The Presidents designation of Rickover the socalled father of the Asub to greet the Nauti lus in New York Monday appar ently was to make amends for not inviting him to White House ceremonies Aug 8 announcing to the explosive situation in Lit tle Rock Arkor to pthec poten tial trouble areas Eisenhower left no doubt his appeal was di rected to those regions v His comment came against background a federal appel late courts decision earlier this week that integration must resumed in Little Rock Thatde cision set aside a federal court ruling in favor of a 2V2year lay In response to questions Eis enhower refused to say whether he favors school integration He told newsmen that any expres sion on t hat issue would be wrong and would make his job more difficult with respect to his sworn duty to enforce law EISENHOWER said he contin ues to insist that the common senseof the individual and a feeling of civic responsibility must eventually come into play if we are to solve this problem The integration statement came at the outset of the news conference After readingit rap idly and emphatically the1 Presi dent announced he would have nothing further tosay on the subject in view of still pending litigation in the courts Eisenhower dealt with these other topics he believes U S defense fortes are hot only adequatebutthe fmost powerful in American They act asa deterrent as they are intended New inventions cptistantljrmake them even more hpwer saidBut he went on to say he does believe that irivcertain de fense areas the government is spending too much He did not specify those areas i v reporter told Eisen hower some think he has not displayed vigorous enough leadership in trying to down prices v Eisgrihower said he lias many times that the onlythings he can do are appeal to business the ice voyage Pole submarines historic under across the North Cedar Falls Toddler Hit by Auto Killed CEDAR Jo seph Ingles 2 was killed Wed nesday when he was hit by a car as he dashed across a blacktop road in front of his home on the south outskirts of here The driv er Albert Strein 38 rural Water and labor to keep the wageprice spiral in check and tryto make sure government spending does not get out of line Price and wage controls Eisen hower said would lead to a con trolled economy He said he is not yet ready to suggest to anyone that a system of controls should be imposed the East West agreement at Geneva on po licing of any nuclear test ban Ei senhower said it provides grounds to hope we will be able to take still another step toward eventual disarmament RED said that in his opinion it is not neces sary to include Red China in any agreement such as the technical one reached at Geneva on polic ing of a nuclear test ban ran out of some the road and into weeds along the path of his car FAIR PROCLAMATION DES MOINES W A procla mation calling upon lowans to Henry F Helmhoiz 75 Mayo join in celebration of the 100th Clinic physician internationally anniversary of the Iowa State Fair was issued Wednesday by SAME Black flat means death 21 hours Road Commission Studies Problem of Mobile Homes AMES W The problem of helping an infant Iowa industry without creating a potential threat to the primary road net work was under study Wednes day by the Iowa Highway Com mission The specific issue was a re quest that the commission exer cise special powers to permit movement of 10footwide mobile homes on the roads for sale out of the state At a hearing at tended by representatives of numerous interests and organiza tions larger questions also were raised These included such issues as Would trailers be an opening wedge for 10foot trucks with subsequent necessity for 28foot highway widths Is Iowa doing everything it can to encourage industry and prevent the continued migration of its trained young people to other states HOW WOULD the Iowa public and the states legislators react if the door were opened to a sit uation which ultimately might mean a potential spending of 310 million dollars for further widen ing of primary roads The questions arose initially out of the action of the Mercury Coach Corp DCS Moines in clos ing its 50man mobile home plant The firm said it could not reopen unless the commission granted permission for highway movement of 10xoot wide trail ers under special permits For over distances more than 25 miles of vehicles more than 8 feet wide the law permits the commission to issue special permits in unusual situa tions if the movement is es sential to meet an emergency The commission said it first faced whether the 10foot wide mobile home situation was an emergency If so the next ques tion was whether a plan of move mcnt could be devised which ;