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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 10, 1954, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper EdiUd lot MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY STORES Open Friday and Saturday December 1011 9 Oclock VOL LXI Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 10 1954 This Paper Consist of Two One No 51 PREVIOUSLY REPORTED Et Johni Epiicopal Church Elk Rachel Circle Manly Betblebem Lutheran Aid Moreeni Ann ft Jo Vtledi Study Brownie Scout Troupf No 17 Jef ferson Central Lutheran Women of the J C Fennejr Til 13 THE DAIS TOTAL TOTAL TO DATE S CASH STILL Is Daily Quota of Cheer Fund F YOURE A BIT concerned abou t h i s year C h r i s t m a Cheer Fund you arent alone in it Theres a long way to go before that go a of is reached anc its the mini mum neededto insure against Empty Stockings in our community The solicitation will come to an at 2 oclock on the afternoon of Friday Dec 24 That means 12 more giving days The average daily addition must be a day If the goal is to be reached If you havent yet done YOUR why not before this time to morrow bring your gift to the GlobeGazettes business office or mail it to Mnon City lowt The Weather Mason City Snow flurries Iowa Snow warmer Minnesota Snow warmer Iowa Temperatures Sat urday through Wednesday will average near normal Normal bigbs 28 north to 36 south Nor mal lows 12 north to 18 south Little change Saturday colder Sunday and Monday followed by A warming trend Precipitation total 20 to 40 inch as snow or rain Saturday Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Fri day Maximum 26 3 At 8 a m 3 YEAR AGO Maximum 22 Minimum 14 5NOW Plan Answers to Russ Note WASHINGTON W The United States Britain and France will consult soon on a reply to Russias latest note warning of a buildup in Communist military power to counter the proposed rearmament o West Germany Washington officials feel the note does not really foreshadow ancv Red military buildup but that it has some propaganda purposes The note given to the three Western Powers in Moscow Thursday night said The Soviet Union and other peaceloving countries wil carry out all necessary Two Indicted for Death of Crime Fighter to step up thejr arguments and to safeguard their It also said that making West Germany a partner in the Western European defense system anda member of the North Atlantic Alli ance would render the unification of Germany impossible Aimtd at Issue Both statements reflect the standard Soviet policy line The new Soviet warning is as sumed here to be aimed at creat ing popular uneasiness and politi cal division over the German re armament issue in both France and West Germany The belief of officials here is that Soviet government leaders are resigned to the rearmament of West Germany and that they will not in fact take any radical new measures either to oppose it or to try to offset its effect once it is actually achieved Newspaper Warning In Paris Friday the National As semblys Foreign Affairs Commit ee recommended French ratifica tion of the Paris agreements for freeing West Germany paving the way for rearmament and provid ing for settlement of the French German disagreement over the Saar The recommendation is only advisory to the Assembly which begins debate of the three agree ments Dec 20 The three big morning newspa pers in Moscow again warned the W e s t and especially France against plans to rearm West Ger many PHENIX CITY Ala prose cuting attorney and a former sher iffs deputy who rose to power dur ing the racketeering heyday in Phenix City have been indictee as the killers of the man whos crusade against vice had won th approval of Alabama voters Circuit Solicitor Arch FerrelJ an former Chief Deputy Sheriff Al bert Fuller were held without bon on firstdegree fo the slaying June 18 of Atty Gen nominee A L Patterson Neither indictment said which o the two men the state contend fired three 38caliber shots inti Pattersons body Under Alabama law a murderer and an accom plice are equally guilty and can put to death in the electric chair A third unidentified defendan was indicted with Ferrell and Ful ler Thursday by the same granc jury which had smashed the vie empire that reigned here for manj years LEAFLET RAID TAIPEH Formosa ist China said its pilots dropped pounds of antiCorn munis leaflets on the Red mainland coas opposite Formosa Thursday Wide Range of Fees at Colleges in Iowa DES MOINES costs Iowa colleges anywhere from o a year to educate a single liberal arts student a voluminous survey of Iowa The study of the states 22 fouryear colleges and 23 junior colleges vas conducted by former State Sen Alden D Doud of Douds It had been requested by the late Gov William S Beardsley and the Iowa nterim Committee to insure inued progress in higher educa ion Doud who began work on the engthy report 14 months ago made no recommendations for leg slative action in his report He aid copies have been mailed to all tate officials and lawmakers for tudy before the 1955 Legislature Returns on questionnaires Doud ubmitted to the schools showed it osts from at Grinnell to Ambrose in Davenport to ed cate a liberal arts student for one ear Lower In the three statesupported University of Iowa owa State College and Iowa State eachers average cost er student came to annually 274 less than the average of all rivatelysupported institutions The survey showed a big varia on in the fall out rate the umber of students who fail to re turn to the same school after an cademic year The reasons in lude inability to meet academic standards low finances and other factors The school which showed the high est attrition rate was St Ambrose which also had the lowest per stu dent cost Only 58 per cent of its liberal arts freshmen return for their sophomore year at St Am brose The best survival rate was at Clarke College where 93 per cent qualify and returnfor second year work Schools For state schools the figures go Iowa State 73 per cent Iowa Teachers 84 per cent and Univer sity of Iowa 76 per cent Douds said his survey also showed state schools are propor tionately more stingy with scholar ships than private schools The University of Iowa with about students offers only a total of 358 scholarships Coe College at Cedar Rapids with an enrollment of about 700 offers 307 scholar ships Grinnell with some students is next with 228 scholar ships CLEVELAND Dr Samuel Sheppard twice denied in court Friday that he killed his pregnant wife Marilyn last Independence Day He said he was holding her in his arms as they sat in the same chair only a few hours before she died He spoke in a firm emphatic AP Wirephotos ROCK SMASHES sheriffs offi cers and firemen inspect the damage caused by a huge boulder which was loosened by heavy rains and crashed down a mountainside into this house One was killed and two injured GOP Solons Demand Ike to Run Again WASHINGTON WSen Milliki RColo said Friday there alread is an irresistible demand ainon Republicans for President Eisen hower to become a candidate agai MiUikin who heads the Confer ence of All GOP Senators dis counted in an interview any majo the party because of thi attack by Sen McCarthy on the identTra view generally sharec by other Republicans and by som Democrats I dont expect any split in the Republican party and neither do expect any third party move Millikin said There al ready is an irresistible demand hat the President be a candidate or another termand I dont think le can be beaten if he GOP National Chairman Leonard W Hall said Thursday a persona urvey of Republican sentimeni has convinced him that as a re suit of the McCarthy criticism the President will find even great er unity and support among Re ublican members of both the Sen ate and House during the next two years Sen Coldwater RAriz also doesnt expect any great MAN CRUSHEDAn hydraulic jack is used in an attempt to remove the huge boulderfrom the body of Harold Asher 65 who was killed in the rock slide His foot arrow protrudes from underneath a blanket MALENKOV MAYBE SEOUL Korea mangy Communist work horsed has desert id the North Korean army the Marines reported Friday 7 Did Not Kill My Sheppard Says on Stand voice His chin jutted forward It was a dramatic point in the long murder trial The jurors sev en men and five women had their eyes riveted upon him when he spoke It was Shcppards second day on the witness stand He said he was shocked when a detective Four More Deaths Thursday State Highway Toll Passes 600 Fifth Time in History By The Assocliteii Irevi Iowas motor vehicle death toll has passed the 600 mark for the fifth in history and the fourth time in the past five years Three more fatalities Thursday raised the states toll to 602 for the year just 23 short of tying the all time mark oC 625 set in 1951 The latest victims included Robert Durbin 10 son of Mr and Mrs Frank Durbin who farm near Emerson E Buieh 32 Sioux City Jamis 57 Lawrenceville m W Johnson 63 of near Fonda Durbin an Emerson High School student was killed Thursday eve ning when the jeep he was driving apparently went out of control on a county road near his farm home The jeep plunged Into a the youth was thrown out The body of Busch was found Thursday afternoon about 12 hours after his car skidded off Highway 75 north of Sioux City The car plummeted into a 25foot drainage ditch Moore died at a Centerville hos pital Thursday of injuries he re ceived last Tuesday when struck by a car while walking along Highway 2 east of Centerville Johnson died of injuries suffered in an automobile collision a mile south and three miles west of Po cahonias Hemorrhage Blamed for Actress Death LOS ANGELES Actress Gladys George 50 died of a brain hemorrhage an autopsy re vealed The veteran of stage and movies was found on the floor of her apartment Wednesday and died soon after at a hospital Her phy sician suggested the death might jave been caused by barbiturates The autopsy was held Thursday Teacher Four Pupils Burned CEDAR FALLS explosion and flash fire burned a fifth grade teacher and four 10yearold pupils at suburban Cedar Heights Ele mentary School Thursday after noon The explosion occurred in a stor age room while the boys were put ting away some gymnastic mats after school Mrs Alvela Dodd 45 was re ported in good condition at a hos pital here She received first de gree burns about the face and heat when the blast shot a flame 30 feet across a gymnasium floor strik ing her The boys Bryce Ecklin William Leslie Charles Clay and Robert Bandfield were treated for minor burns School Supt H Peet said the Ecklin boy flipped on a light switch in the storage room and the blast occurred The boys had been practicing tumbling in the gymna sium after school and were putting away the mats first accused him of murdering his wife there any basis of truth in he accusation made asked De ense Attorney William J an No defendant irmly After the accusation was made against you that you killed yn did you do anything about uringa lawyer Corrigan asked No sir 1 didnt Sheppard re plied You knew the truth would out Corrigan asked And the accusation was false he attorney continued Yes And it is false Thats the accused man said Sheppard described the events on the night of the murder Ha said that after having dinner with two neighbors he sat in a chair ivith his wife on his lap He said he was holding her in his arms The defendants denial followed his dramatic account of how an intruder struck him down from be hind outside his wifes bedroom when he awoke on a downstairs couch and went to help her Ha told how he regained consciousness on Ihe floor and entered the mur der bedroom to see the beaten and bloodybody of Marilyn Groping for words before the hushed courtroom he described his wife as in very bad condition badly Then he told of pur suing a shadowy figure from the house to the beach and getting knocked out again in a fight The state has contended during the eightweek trial that Dr Shep pard killed his wife because of a quarrel over his affairs with other women and that there was no in truder involved in the crime The accusations which Dr Shep pard denied Friday were made to him directly on the same day his wife was slain The osteopath testi fied Cleveland Detectives Robert T Schottke and Patrick Gareau accused him of not giving all the facts I said 1 was giving all I could Dr Sheppard said SAME Postman Turned Out to Be Hero After All SAN FRANCISCO man Charles W OBrien of San lose was placed on oneyear proba tion Thursday for failing to deliver unaddressed third class mail which he termed Maybe he was performing public the judge said Form Girl Back After Trip Worth Life at Home Not the Same for Janice By ROLF HOFSTAD Firm Editor MANLY Iowas most celebrated young lady loyear old Janice Hullinger woke up for the first time in weeks in familiar surroundings and to the world she knew before her prize steer catapulted her into the nations headlines She is still the same modest unassuming girl who left for the International Live Stock Exposi tion acouple of weeks ago Friday m o r n i ng rubbing the sleep out of her sparkling eyes she told what she would do with the prize money which will run inthe neighborhood of 18 to 20 thousand dollars collected at Chicago Ill split it evenly with my brothers and sisters to be used for college Janice said as she ate the hearty cook ing of her mother Janice and B D Hullinger pulled into the family farm about midnight Thursday after a long day in Cedar Rapids and Charles City At Cedar Rapids she made a couple of radio and TV appear ances and in Charles City ap peared at the annual banquet of the Floyd County Livestock Feed ers Association where she picked up a check for from a feed company Shorty was fed on the particular brand of feed be fore his triumphal appearance at the International Janice and her father toted up the financial score in the farm living room early Friday morn ing They received for the steer purchased by a Chica go Also includ ed was from the Aberdeen Angus Association plus a couple of 35mm cameras What Janice will receive in the way of pre miums from the International is not known It will probably amount to at least a couple thou sand dollars Mr Hullinger in dicated Janice was glad to be home she said IJI wouldnt care to live in New York or Chicago Theyre too big and they hurry too she said as she munched on an apple This North Iowa 4H girl had something to say about her ap pearance on the Ed Sullivan Toast of the television program Sunday Sullivan kept calling my steer a bull He didnt seem to know gULLINGER FARM HOME Sixteenyearold Janice ftaadf before the familys 13room home after returning LONGDISTANCE records an interview by phone Friday morning while sister Miriam listens in THIS IS SHORTY has already picked her calf for next year and named him after her 1954 prize winner PUMP FREEZESJanice Hullinger and brother Doug thaw out frozen water pump on family farm near Manly ;