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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 4, 1954, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for Ow MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXI Preii tod United Preu Full Lease Wlret Severs Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 4 1954 This Pspttr Consists o Two Ono No 41 N Gives Approval to Atoms Plan Cancer Fears Dispelled Pope Improved Physicians Say VATICAN CITY Pius XII got a little better again Satur day and specialists dispelled fears that the seriously ailing pontiff has cancer Two clinical experts who took part in a bedside conference last midnight said the Pope was not suffering from a tumoral sac of the digestive tubes The 78yearold head of the Roman Catholic Church suffered a collapse Thursday that brought him close to death But his sturdy heart pulled him through crisis and through the hours that allowed him to strengthen Everything looks Dr Luciana Casimiri a Vatican spokesman said as he returned to the papel apartment earlier Satur day to issue the morning commu nique The statement said The hiccups from which the Holy Father has suffered at various times can be attributed to a gastrical or ulcer ative fact Toxic Condition Because also of the high gas tric acidity controEed it is not to excluded that a toxic condition could have contributed to the be ginning of the syndrome a group of the statement added The Pope was resting fairly eas ily in his whitewalled bed cham ber in the Vatican palace Despite grave weakness his in cluded conferences with leading prelates interpreted here as prob ably designed to two ends 1 Delegation of some of his du ties during his severe illness 2 Preparation for a possible bed side consistory at which the six vacancies in the College of Cardi nals would be filled The announcement was foreshad owed earlierwhen two cardinals emerged from a bedside audience with the Pope and reported finding him much better and more cheer The two prelates Eugene Cardinal Tisserant dean of the College of Cardinals and Nicola Cardinal Canali said the Pope spent a comparatively restful night Delegate Vatican sources said it also is possible the Pope delegated some of his powers to Cardinals Tisser ent and latter is in charge of temporal affairs of Vat ican City The pontiffs apparent improve ment backed up the announced opinion of five medical experts who held emergency consultations at his bedside early Saturday moming They said the percepti ble improvement permits good hope that the frail leader of the worlds 425 million Roman Cath olics will recover The doctors began a threeday series injections of plasma liver extracts and vita mins With the Pope taking no food through thejinouth his physi cians hope his ailment will ease during that time After three days the doctors hope to resume feeding him normally but on a special diet SOMI DATIlftt554 Want Change in Rules of Investigators Would Have Kept Joe From Trouble WASHINGTON men bers of the McCarthy censure com mittee urged the Senate Saturday to follow up its condemnation of Sen Joseph R McCarthy by re vising the rules under which inves tigating committees operate Chairman Arthur V Watkins R Utah and Sen John C Stennis DMiss said the Senate next year should adopt four rules changes recommended earlier by the cen sure committee but overlooked in the furor over reprimanding Mc Carthy Watkins said he tried to call the proposals to the Senates attention but was not recognized iii the rush to adjourn the special session Thursday night September Report The censure committee had said in its report on Sept 27 that the rules changes might have helped keep McCarthy cut of trouble in the first place and would elimi nate much of the criticism against investigative The changes originally proposed by Sen Prescott Bush would provide 07X 752 12B 702 330 32 1 That no witness could be questioned by an investigating committee with less than two members present unless he waived any objection or unless the com mittee or subcommittee by ma jority vote agreed to a oneman hearing 2 That only members of author ized committee staffers be allowed to question witnesses and tbat no investigator be hired without ap proval by the committee No Testimony 3 That no testimony in closed hearings be disclosed or summar ized for public dissemination with out an approving vote of a majori ty of the committee 4 That all committee expenses be certified by the chairman as duly authorized and spent accord ing to the rules The two counts Senate condemned on which McCarthy the did not relate to his activities as chair man of the Senate Permanent In vestigating subcommittee But his handling of the committee had voked several of the 46 original censure counts filed against him FIVE DROWNED SYDNEY N S ftFive crew men of the Canadian tug Rouella drowned Friday when the 85ton ship foundered in mountainous waves during a North Atlantic bliz zard New ClermontElgin School Lauded by State Educators fin is ai near an what we have been DES MOINES M A high school to built in the open country between Clermont and El example of snooting at in school consolidation as there is in the State Department of Public Instruction said Satur day Plans for this school reach the point when the consolidated dis trict cm get proper program and proper efficiency in terms cost per John M ShulU departments school reorgani sation consultant continued Residents of the ClermontKIgin ia Fayette County ap to ly a vote of nearly early thii week a pfaa hifh school It will be equidistant from the two towns on a hillside on a blacktop road Since the consolidation of the Clermont and Elgin districts a year ago the approximately 700 pupils have continued to attend school in their own towns The 200 students of high school age will attend classes in the new building when it is completed The structure is expected to be finished by the fall of 500 grade school pupils wifl continue to go to school ia their separate towns The high school will have a gymnasium five interchange able classrooms science commer cial and home economics depart ments administrative offices a shop a multipurpose lunch room to serve M a community center COTVTI 3V acres AP Wlrephoto WOMAN UNDER Louise Russell Loami arrow points to her leg lies beneath the wreckage of a car and truck in an accident which killed her hus band and a neighbor woman Mrs Russell however was pulled from the tangle of metal alive but was in serious condition at a Springfield hospital near where the accident happened Battle Royal Shaping Up for New National Demo Leader DiSalle and Butler Eyed Rayburn Asks Delay on Loyalty Pledge From Our Wire NEW ORLEANS Democratic leaders worked feverishly Saturday to head off a battle royal over the choice of a new National Commit tee chairman A flurry of caucusing took place during the morning in efforts to head off a freeforall fight on the floor or the Democratic National Committee meeting to name a suc cessor to National Chairman Ste phen A Mitchell This is the first time in a quar tercentury that the Democratic party has found itself in such a predicament Heretofore they al ways had a Democratic president who named the chairman himself and his choice was merely ap proved by the Selection Committee Front Front runners forthe post were Paul Butler committeeman from Indiana former price administra tor Michael V DiSalle and James Finnegan president of the Phila delphia City Council Mitchell has said nothing will keep him from re signing on Jan 1 The Democrats believed they bad safely disposed ofthe explosive loyalty pledge issue with a decision of the Rules Advisory Committee Friday to find some way other than pledges to get the party nominee on the ballot of every state But a new monkey wrench was tossed into the still explosive mat ter of the chairmanship by Sam Rayburn of Texas prospective House speaker of the 84th Con gress who suggested tbat action be postponed about 90 until some time in March v Under all circumstances at this time I think it is better to post pone the election of a new chair Rayburn said Friday night although Mitchell has sajd he will not prolong his stay on the job Sew Reyal He said later that the circum stances he referred to were the prospects which shape up as a bat tle royal between supporters of Di Salle and of Butler It was under stood Rayburn feared such a battle would destroy the unity of the party Observers watched for a motion by some of Rayburns supporters at the opening of the committee session to postpone any action until March but supporters of both Di Salle and Butler agreed that they did not any such delaying ac tion OSKALOOSA STICKUP OSKALOOSA Thriftwiy itore htrt was robbed ef several thousand dollars Friday night by two gunmen who tied up the itore manager before fitting with fivt of money Police said Ernest Oillty the store manager reported that few closing time the bandit pair entered through rear exit door Dilley had just locked the full days receipts in the safe The gunmen each covering him with 45 caliber pistol forced him to reopen the safe end turn over the money The pair tied Dilley up pieced gag in hit mouth end left him in e rear room He worked himself free in about 15 minutes end gave the alarm Hacks Up Second Mate Investigate Death of First Wife of Milwaukee Butcher MILWAUKEE butchers gruesome story of killing his wife with a meat cleaver and burning her remains in the furnace because she was such a burden led authorities Saturday to investigate the death of his first wife Dist Atty William McCauley said puffy faced baldheaded Ray mond Wilson 64 dictated lor him Friday the story of how he had killed his wheelchairridden wife Ethel 67 last Monday night Wil son aaid he had his second wifes consent to get her out of her pain Wilson short and stocky and dis playing little emotion was taken Truck Line Has Fourth Ammo Blast Owatonna Is Latest Scene OWATONNA Minn UP A luge Watson truck oaded with white power explosives blew sky high early Saturday when friction ignited a gasoline lose while the truck was being re fuelled Authorities said it sounded like the town was being nit by a no one was hurt The blast demolished the truck and the gasoline station and badly damaged a twostory apartment building across the street Flying debris broke windows and started ires in four upstairs apartments Lost Damage was expected to exceed Occupants of three of the burned out apartments fled in night clothes and no one was home in the fourth Walter Stultz Omaha had pulled his huge Watson Brothers Co truck into the station for gaso line He had loaded his truck at St Paul and was enroute to Des Moines When attendant Otto Wodrick put the hose in the tank a spark ap patently caused when the metal end of the hose hit the truck frame ignited the gasoline and a small fire started It quickly spread to the cab Stultz and Wodrick fought the fire with extinguishers from the truck When they realized the blaze was out of hand they ran across the street to a restaurant tocall firemen Suddenly the truck went up in a flash of red light and flames shot 150 feet into the air Pellets fell like rain on the street Firemen had the fire extinguished by about two hours after the explosion Fourth Hundreds of persons who bad heard the explosion gathered at the scene It was the fourth explosives oaded Watson Brothers truck to explode in 14 months An explosion near Boys Town on Oct 9 1953 killed three persons and on Oct 20 1953 an other explosion blasted a huge crater in the highway near Axtell Neb On Dec 9 1953 a Watson Brothers truck exploded near Mal vern Iowa and whizzing shrapnel kept firemen at bay for more than an hour Interstate Commerce Commission examiners ruled that Watson was substantial with safety regulations The company promised an allout safety cam paign Gas Fumes Fatal to Iowa Cityans IOWA CITY UDA young Iowa City man and his date were found dead in a parked car just east of degree mlirder The case was con here Saturday morning Dr George Callahan coroner said death apparently was1 caused by before Civil Judge John Coffey in District Court on a charge of first carbon monoxide poisoning and was accidental The bodies of Keith E Hills 25 and Doris Bream 18 were dis covered by a passing motorist in Hills car on a county road just off Highway 8 at the east city limits Burns Fatal to Oskaloosa Man OSKALOOSA UH Dee Jordan 66 died at a hospital here early Saturday of burns suffered a few hours earlier in a fire at his home Jordan was found unconscious on the floor of his residence where a fire was in progress Specific origin of the fire was not known but authorities said it might have been caused by a cigarette Oxford Area Man Dies Week After Accident IOWA CITY MJohn Donahue 53 of near Oxford died at a hos pital here Friday night of injuries suffered a week ago in a collision near Corsgrove of his car and driven by Joseph Barton 3t of Ce dar Rapids Barton also was fatally injured crash tinned toDee 16 with bond set at Deputy Medical Examiner Jo seph Lamonte said the death of Wilsons first wife Bertha 55 on Aug was listed as a heart attack But Lamonte said an inves tigation of the death would be made and the doctor who signed the death certificate would be questioned Wilson remarried on Dec 23 1953 His second wife was a widow he said whom he had known only about a month McCauley said Wilson in his statement told how his wife was nearly blind with cataracts and how she had been crippled by a fall She was such a the district attorney said Wilson told him Her eyes were no good and she had that side where she had been paralyzed I told her You should go to sleep and not wake up any She was per fectly wflling McCauley said Wilson then told how he struck her a fatal blow in the back of the head with a meat cleaver as she sat in the bathtub M1W ADDITION BOONE County Hos pital trustees have approved con totaling tor con of addition Missouri Valley Boy Killed by Tractor SIOUX CITY UK Dwight Fox 10 son of Mr and Mrs Guy Fox of near Missouri Valley was killed Friday when a tractor he was driv ing overturned into a ditch as he turned on to a muddy road from a field The accident occurred about six miles east of Salix ia Woodbury County Guttenberg Man Dies When Hit by Train GUTTENBERG UP Henry Block Guttenberg was killed late Friday when struck by a Mil waukee Road freight train about a mile north of Guttenberg depot Authorities said Black was sitting on the tracks and was hit as the freight rounded a curve AP Wlrcphotn MISS James senior from BellerPlainc holds a white stuffed of the gifts she received after being crowned Miss STJf for 195455 at cere monies in Iowa City 2 Dead i m Car Crash STEWARTVILLE Minn woman wheel chair polio victim died Saturday from injuries suf fered in a headon automobile col lision Friday night that killed a youth and injured four other per sons Mrs Glen Citurs 3G Glcnvillc the polio victim who suf fered two broken legs in the acci dent died in a Rochester hospita Saturday Rodney 17 Stewarlvflle died at the scene Officers said Halvorson was i passenger in a car driven by Bruce Skow 16 whose family movec here recently from Rutland Iowa Mrs Citurs1 husband 39 was seriously hurt His mother Mrs John Cilurs 61 is in critical con dition Bruce Skow and Glen Cit urs Jr were in satisfactory con dition Walter Wittneben to Fill in Term of Sheriff Twito ESTHERVILLE ftThe Emmet County Board of Supervisors has appointed Deputy Sheriff Walter WiUncbcn to fill the unexpirec term of Sheriff Emlet Twito The board Friday accepted the resignation of Twito who faced ouster proceedings brought after he was charged with driving while intoxicated Twito who was reelected to a third term last month said he expects to resume his position in January He is free on bond pending his trial on Dec 13 rAII About The Weather Mason City Continued fair owe Mostly fair warmer Minnesota Fair warmer Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Satur day Maximum 30 Minimum 13 At 8 14 YEAR AGO Maximum 49 Minimum 30 WAIMff Also Study Action on 11 Airmen Assembly in Busy Session UNITED NATIONS N Y The U N General Assembly gavs inal unanimous approval Satur lay to a resolution setting In mo ion President Eisenhowers atoms orpcacc plan The Soviet bloc countries joined n the affirmative vote after assembly had rejected their efforts to amend the resolution previous y approved unanimously by assemblys political committee This was the second major pro posal to receive unanimous eni dorsement at the current assembly session The sixty delegations pre viously had approved a plan ot work lor the U N Disarmament Horn mission As the 60naiion body gathered for the session the United States also sought Assembly action to win freedom for 11 American airmen jailed by lied China v on spy charges The move had the firm backing of Washingtons 15 Korean allies The atomic resolution calls for the establishment of an interna tional agency to sponsor tbepeace M use and sharing of ergy The United States and Britain already have ottered to contribute fissionable material to start an international stockpile lor peaceful purposes World Parity The proposal also calls for an international technical conference on peaceful atomic energy uses to be held notlaterthan next August at a place still Jo be decided Organized Auspices this meeting would be open to all nations in the UJST or its special ized agencies 11 was introduced by seven pow ers with atomic piles or fission raw materials They are Australia Bel giurn Canada France South Afri ca and the United States These powers also have been negotiating with Portugal not a member of the toward setting up the in ternational Announcement that the Assembly would be asked to consider the case of the II Americans jailed in Red China was made Friday night by Chief Delegate Henry Cab ot Lodge Jr He said the 16 Korean Allies had agreed to bring the issue up at the earliest possible date Secret Tilk Lodge talked with representa tives of the 16 nations shortly after a secret consultation with Sec retary of Stale Dulles One Allied diplomatsaid to save time the case might go directly to the Assembly without clearing through usual committee channels Other informants said however they expected the 16 nations to join Sunday or Monday in a re quest that the case be made new item on the Assembly agenda After the meeting Lodge told newsmen there and inspiring unanimity on the vital need to get release of the 11 Amer ican men and of all others who fought as members of the Command and are detained in vio lation of the Korean armistice Shortly after the Lodge announce ment the British Foreign Office dis closed that the Churchill govern ment had lined up with the United States in efforts to free the men Egyptian Court Gives Death Sentence to Moslem Leaders CAIRO Egypt threeman military court Saturday sentenced to death Hassan El Hodeiby su preme guide of the fanatical Mos lem Brotherhood and six other members of the outlawed organiza tion The condemned men were charged with plotting to assassi nate Premier Gamal Abdel Nasser and other officials and overthrow the government They were ar rested in a roundup of Brotherhood members after Nasser escapedan assassins bullets at Alexandria Oct The incident led to last months ouster of Gen Monamed Na fuih af Egypts president The government charged he secretly approved the revolt plot but said he would not be tried because this might give enemies of the state a chance to divide the country Hodeiby was formerly a chief judge of Egypts high court of ap peal He joined the Brotherhood in 1951 and succeeded the founder Hassan El Banna as supreme guide The chief prosecution witness Deputy Supreme Guide Mohamed Khamis Hamida testified Hodeiby was the unchallenged boss and dictator1 of the organizations sec ret army blamed for acts of vio lence against the Nasser regime Hodeiby pleaded innocent to al charges against him ;