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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 27, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited far to Hi THAT JMAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS N I 1 6 H 0 t HOME EDITION VOL H Associated Preu Md UaiUd International Wirei 7c a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNiSDAY AUGUST 17 Farrell Mum on Pour Vi Loveless Turnout in Alaska Statehood Endorsed JUNEAU Alaska W Vast rugged and beautiful Alaska slim in population butmighty in size and potential is goingto become the 49th state of the Union With of 297 precincts re porting immediate statehood was favored 19860 to 3814 Two other propositions which must be approved if statehoodis to become a fact also were pass ing by the same margin No 2 on the ballot dealt with accept ance of the present boundaries as boundaries of the new state No 3 provides for the transfer of 103 350000 acres of public land to the new state and reserves power to a president to make certain military land withdrawals in time of national emergency FORECASTS on the eve of the election had predicted not much more than a 21 margin for state hood Most of the opposition had been based on a fear that increased costs of state government would mean anew boost in taxes for the territorys 215000 residents However the heavy outpouring at the polls was viewed by most observers as an i indication that statehood was headed for approv al by a wide margin Its a wonderful night said Interior Secretary Fred A Sea ton the administrations great est booster ofAlaskanstatehood Sea ton was in Juneau forthe vote tabulation V J AIRPLANES werepressed into service tocarry of ballots to some precincts At oth erssample election ballots were put into official use The special statehood voting was paired with a primary elec tion to nominate candidates for the first state offices For the first time Alaskans were voting for candidates seek ing two seats in the US Sen ate one seat in the US House for governor and for secretary of state If statehood is approved the candidates nominated in the pri mary will stand for election Nov 25 TAIPEI heavy Communist bombardment of Quemoy and the Tan isletscon tinued for thefifth day Wednes day but no Communist air or sea activity around the Nationalist held islands was reported Belief increased on Formosa that the Reds soon would try to seize two tiny Nationalist islets in the Tan group only 2V2 miles from the Communist port of Amoy The Reds might plan to assault the Tans In the belief that they can get away with it without risk ing American intervention ob servers said Washington dis patches have suggested this ap praisal of Communist intentions is well founded MORE THAN 8000 shells rained on two of the three Tan islets in Amoy Bay and on the bigger is and ofQuemoy 15 miles east of the big Red port of Amoy The Nationalists said their guns fired back but did not disclose to what extent The islets of Tatan and Ehrtan jot the worst pasting 4000 rounds n half an hour The Nationalists nade no announcement of casual ics but Tatan is only 96 acres in size and Ehrtan only 40 acres The islets are 2lfc miles from Amoy and are key spots for ob servation of shipping to and from he Red port THE NATIONALISTS reported Dense fog cut visibility to zero successes in their return fire in parts of central and eastern Tuesday claiming their guns AFTER THE general election results have been certified in No vember the President will issue a proclamation creating the new state The proclamation is ex pected in late December or early January Democratic and Republican candidates for the US Senate were nominated without opposi tion Dense Fog Covered Portions of Iowa in dew Partly cloudy conditions again prevailed over most of the state Wednesday and temperatures re mained on the cool side although a slight warming trend was an ticipated 4H Girls Dont Go in for Sack Dresses DES MOINES sack might look fine as a feed bag but Iowa farm girls dont think it looks nice on them It seems very few sack dresses were entered in girls 4H Club competition at the Iowa State Fair in progress here In fact reports Esther Whitestone state 4H leader the girls were discour aged from making the sack IOWAN KILLED DES MOINES tf Marine Corps pilot Maj George C Hen shaw 37 son of Dr an0 Mrs Charles H Henshaw Des Moines was killed Tuesday when his plane crashed into the sea off tht coast of Japan YOUVE HEARD OF IT NOW YOUVE SEEN IT A car in the bottomof a swimmin pooh makes hews wheel caroomeci off another car at Miami Fla roared j AP Photofax down a narrow motel walkway and plunged into a pool injuring three persons in the water The driverIsaac Liebson suffered a heart attack before the incident but was pulled out of the water in time Shelling of Islands Iowa Wednesday morning but it knocked out artillery emplace thinned out soon after sunrise A nients on Wuyu a small island in Minnesota Fair continuedcool combination of clear skies light Bay and on Ting Tateng conunued CO01 winds and high humidity resulted Island and blew up ammunition Hoover to Give His Pension to Public Service Charity NEW YORK UPI Former President Herbert Hoover said ed such a pension He said My situation differs from Wednesday he will give to pub otners and probably future for lic service or charity what the collector doesnt take of his new a year presidential Hoover who made a personal fortune as a mining engineer before entering politics said j OCtlU pension But he said his action that he had practiced his pro should not set a precedent for fession inyears when there other public officials Hoover indicated he would make use of allowance for of fice rent and a was no income tax or only a small amount I was able to save a compe tence I haye considered that I fe V LUai JL office staff provided in the penhave a great debt to my country sum bill recently signed by for the opportunity it has given President Eisenhower meTherefore I have made it Hoover termed the pension a practice to devote all personal act generous He said For mer presidents have deserved arid they have often badly need compensation rderived from our government to public service or charity he sid The Weather Mason CityfPartly cloudy warm er Wednesday night with chance of thundershower low in upper 50s Partly cloudy a little cool er Thursday high in mid70s Iowa Partly cloudy Wednesday night with scattered thunder showers southeast low 5565 Partly cloudy and cooler Thurs day Iowa Temperatures will average 2 to 4 degrees be low normal Thursday through Thursday Warmer Friday or Saturday Cooler again the first of next week Rainfall will twotenths to four tenths of an inch in scattered thundershowers expected Fri day or Saturday Attendance Mark Set at Minnesota Fair STJ PAUL you like crowds go to the Minnesota State Fair Its getting bigger and big ger and the attendance rec ords are falling Tuesdays total of more than 113000 visitors was an alltime record for Tuesday The old mark of fewer than 101 000 was set in 1939 SUFFOCATES IN BAG ELLENVILLE N Y 5 High Thursday in 70s 11 jivttvj A VOUltCLl 1114LIU 11 LIU 11 formation of fog1 and heavy anci gasoline dumps on Wuyu and GlobeGazette weather data up v over much ofihe slate at Weitou on the mainland Ho v plastic food bag Mrs Michael Luis gavethe bag to little Michael Jr whenshe tucked him in for his afternoon napTwo hours later she found him dead with the bag pulled over his head Sun named him as the man who blew the whistle on Dotto anc panicked TVs multimilliondollar quiz show a standby performer for the Dot to show and became intrigued eluded when he noticed that one of the answers to questions that were being asked according to the pub lished account a lit W U1OIL The man sent an affidavit to Nashville city schools the Federal Communications networks by the sponsor Appears Gave Views to Friends DottoProbe Traced to Notebook NEW YORK iTelevisions big quiz show probe it appearec Wednesday began when a woman contestant reportedly got careless with a notebook The New York County district attorneys office said that Edwarc Hilgemeier Jr a parttimebut ler bit actor and Contestant on made the complaint that triggered the inquiry THE DISCLOSURE came after columnist Harriet Van Home in u the New YorkWorldTelegram has Contended integration can he Sun named Mm as man who achieved only through education WASHINGTON President Eisenhower said Wednesday he may have told friends he believes the rate of the schoolintegration process should be slowed down But he denied at a news con ference t h at he ever said he wishes the Supreme had not ruled in 1954 in favif of in tegration in the nations public schools t Eisenhoweralso saidin effect that the Justice Department will part in arguments before the Supreme Court Thursday on the schoolintegration crisis at Little Ark IN REPLY to a question he said that he is sure there will be no great divergence between his personal views on the integra tion issue andVthose to be set forth in the expected Justice De partment brief The President also declared the consequences will be terrible if some states close their public schools in an effort to block courtordered mixing of the white and Negro races Closing the schools under such circumstances would result in a whole basketful of litigation Eis enhower said Virginia already has laws on the books to permit closing of its nd Wednesday the Arkansas Legislature approved by acombined Vote Qrval Faiibus sihu lar The teglslatiire is meeting in fspecial session called for thisspecific purpose Eisenhowers remark that he may have toldfriends that he be lieves the school integration proc ess should be sib wed down was his first public indication that he feels desegregation efforts may be moving too fast EISENHOWER SAID he always contended integration can be reason and sense So far there has been no inte ration violence Many developments on the inte uu nc line The district attorneys office front Wednesday featured would give no details but Miss legal maneuverings by courts and Van Home said Hilgemeier was school boards as the opening day ofschool approached They in OLULL women who had been winning a massive resistance to integrated lot of prizes on the program kept schools suffered another setback consulting a notebook when waitwhen US Dist Judge John Paul ing to go on the air declined to approve in its entire ty the school districting plan of way nu Negro firstln casn one time to Washington contained enrolled without incident another time to Detroit and twice flelfc i t i frt Yt J O rf rnirl 11 BARNEY BAKiR Hit by Heart WASHINGTON Senat Rackets Committee said Wedries day Barney Baker 306 pound aide to top Teamsters Uri ion bosses suffered a severe heart attack The attack camejust a few hours before Baker was to have testified in the rackets hearings Chairman John L McClellan DArk announced Bakers ill ness as he opened the hearing ROBERT KENNEDY commit tee counsel told reporters first reports weVe that Bakers condi tion was critical He said Baker soninlaw of former Iowa Demo cratieState Chairman was stricken at his hotel shbutlj before he would havestarted fo the Senate Office Building Baker was scheduled for testi mony in continuation of the com mittees investigation into al leged corruption and terrorism in Teamsters Union affairs to have been questioned particu larly on a mysterious monej deal involving the transmission of a trucking firm to an Iowa mote lastsummer In Bakers place the committee heard from George Cailahan Jr president of the firm known as Esco Motor Co McKees Rocks Pa Callahan said he gave Baker to buy his influence in settling astrike Callahan testified that in addi tion to the cash given Baker personally he sent in bills on three separate occasion ln J 117 vw J U states policy of to Edward Weinheimer a labor consultant for his firm who was working with Baker in an efforl to settle the strike HE SAID the money he gave Baker directly was sent to Baker casn one time to Washington desegregated classes in seven Nashville city schools The plan created a new district around North Charlotte Commission Subsequently Dotto School Board rejected the was taken off the NBC and CBS cations of 23 Negro children for transfer to white schools By Nationalist count the Comj munists had fired a total of nearly 100000 shells since they drasticl ally stepped up the vestpocket Formosa Strait war last SaturdayYEAR AGO 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum Al 8 am Precipitation FILTERED CIGARS NEXT THE HAGUE UPI A cigarj factory in southern Holland said Wednesday it soon will produce filtertip cigars The company said the filter of a special com position is the result of long experiments Maximum Minimum 71 46 58 trace 78 55 SAME meant no traffic death In 24 Irvvn Oil Drum Topples Over Boy Killed OSCEOLA 100 gallon con tainer nearly full of fuel oil fell on a 5yearold boy at a neigh bors house and killed him Tues day evening Dead is William A Armitage son of the Clarke County coroner Dr George I Armitage and Mrs Armitage INJURIES FATAL DUBUQUE Harold Henkel 37 Dubuque died in a hospital late Tuesday of injuries received in a logging accident Henkel was removing a chain from a truck load of logs at the Hutchinson Lumber and Logging Co here last Friday when the top three logs slipped and fell on him MISS ALASKA For all practical pur poses Alaska now is a state and the first VAMU WCdUlBl lass to represent it at the Miss America garb hides her 362636 figure but not contest in Atlantic City NJ is Stuart her pretty face AP Photofax Fraser Johnson 19 The cold weather to Chicago He said part of the money was in loans Mr and Mrs Virgil Smith the motel operators said Weinheimer got three bulky envelopes by ex press one morning and Baker came in later inthe day to pay his bill with a bill he extract ed from an envelope that looked like the ones Weinheimer received earlier Baker last week categorically denied receiving from Esco but would not deny he paid his bill that day out of an envolope Baker a tremendous eater had told the committee last week of spending thousands of dollars on reducing courses at hospitals The committee had placed in evi dence hospital records that Baker had told his doctors of eating as much as seven quarts of spag hetti or 38 pounds of meat at a meal Ticker Tape Parade for Nautilus Crew NEW YORK UPI The gal lant young men of the atomic sub marine Nautilus were treated Wednesday to an old New York ticker tape parade in Ihe citys financial district The crewmen of Americas record making submarine who spent lonely days and nights pass ng under the ice pack at the North Pole to enhance Americas scientific future and security werent lonely this time About 250000 New Yorkers gathered on sidewalks and at skyscraper win dows on lower Broadway and shouted greetings Probers Governor Die riles Knowing Him Photo on 2 WASHINGTON Ufi Far fell whose name the Senate Rackets Committee has linked to the CaponeAccardo mob in Chi cago refused Wednesday to tes tify whether he ever gave any thing to Democratic1 Gov Herschel Loveless of Iowa r Farrell invoked the Fifth Amendment on this The Des Moines man refused also to tell whether he liad anything to do with any successful or abortive plan to set up an agency to sell liquor to the Iowa State Liquor Commission Sen Carl T Curtis RNeb asked the questions in the Senate Rackets hearings but did not spell out the reasons for them Curtis also declinedto tell a re porter why he had asked Far rell did you give a diamond wrist watch and a fur stole to anyone outside your own family IN DES MOINES contacted by newsmen atthe IowaState Fair Loveless said he didnt know why Farrell would invoke the Fifth Amendment on Curtis question about the governor Lew Farrell has never given me anything and as far as I know tierhasnever contributed a cent to any of my campaigns Love less said VI wouldnt know hirn if jiewere to walk in the door Farrell also refused say whether hehad bought a diamond encrusted wrist watch or a fur stole from the Younkers store in Des Moines No purchase date was mentioned Thiswas arepeat appearance for Farrell who Tuesday drew a threatened contempt of Congress citation for refusing to let the1 committee peer into his attache case to see whether he had com plied with a subpoena to appear with his personal financial rec ords FARRELL and Harold Clifford Washingtonlawyer produced the records Wednesday small stack ofdocuments that Farrell said represented all of his financial records since 1948 He displayed them but invoked the Fifth Amendment in refus irig to handthem overtoitbe comr mittee which sustained the ipleai Farrell refused to any questions about the CanadianAce or Manhattan Brewing Coppera tions in the Des Moines area or whether as committee counsel Robert F Kennedy saidAlex Greenberg of Chicago operated Canadian Ace for the Capone mob He also refused to tell of iis own association with the Greenberg family Farrell invoked the Fi f t h Amendment on these questions WHETHER in 1942 he had drawn a gun and threatened Mr and Mrs Peter Rand operators of the Mainliner Club in Des Moines in demanding a 25 per nt cut of their receipts Whether this didnt show him o be a racketeer he and Hymie Weis nan ran handbooks in Des Moines Whether he wasnt involved also with Gus Zapas of St Louis vhose name has figured in the committees investigation of the stolen Greenlease kidnap Boy Struck on Chest by Football Killed REINBECK tfl Curtis Bru jaker 4 was killed Tuesday eve ning whenstruck in the chest by a football while watching a group if neighbor boys play Curtis was he youngest of eight children of VIr and Mrs Harold Brubaker ne of his older brothers was in he group at play NEWSMAN DIES ESTHERVILLE W 0 H Raleigh 83 retired newspaper ditor and publisher died Tues ay He formerly published ewspapers in Iowa Nebraska louth Dakota and Minnesota ;