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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 7, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Trf I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NIlGHiORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Associated United FuU Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 7 1954 This Paper Consists of Two No 104 Senate Committee to Sift Campaign Offer Another Bid for in Algeria Mollet Plans New Strategy ALGIERS Premier Guy Mollet Tuesday made new bids for peace in Algeria after suffering a stinging defeat at the hands of indignant French colonists Within two hours after Mollets arrival from Paris Monday an angry mob had forced him to ac cept the resignation of Gen Georges Catroux from the Cabinet post the Premier created a week ago as a step toward ending 15 months of bloody terrorism in this North African area The Premier scheduled daylong conferences Tuesday in his effort to reconcile Algerian nationalists demands for freedom with French residents opposition to any self government for the Moslem na tives Score Injured One of Mollets first meetings was with representatives of war veterans groups They have spear headed the opposition to easing French control forming a militant Committee to Protect the Pub lic to push their campaign Thousands of angry colonists hurled rotten fruit and stones in a wild demonstration when Mollet arrived More than a score of per sons were injured The Premier was booed and hissed as he drove through the streets A wreath he placed on the monument to the countrys war dead was trampled and torn to bits Troops and police wielded clubs and carbines and fired tear gas in an attempt to maintain order The crowds shouted Guy Mollel stay away and Catroux to the firing Many Reasons Mollet accepted the resignation of was to have come to Algiers Friday to take up his a telephone exchange with Paris The Premier said the gen eral offered to quit as soon as he learned of the demonstrations be cause he was convinced his name should not become an issue of dis cord among his former war com French residents opposed the se lection of the 79yearold Catroux for a number of reasons Aside from his age he is associated too closely for them with French gov ernment factions pledged to al least partial support for the Al gcrian independence movement Landslide Derails Train One Injured WEST NEWTON Pa UP A landslide rolling down from a rain sodden hillside struck and dcrailec a Baltimore Ohio Railroad pas scnger train moving at an estimat ed 45 miles an hour early Tuesday One car was overturned tw others tilted and three more de railed within a few feet of th surging Youghioghcny River Th diesel engine and two cars re mained upright on the tracks Only one passenger of the more than 300 aboard the train required hos pitalization RECORD POPULATION UNITED NATIONS Iff The has boosted its estimat of the worlds mid1954 population by 129 million persons to a record FRANKLIN FLOETE Floete Picked to Succeed E F Mansure WASHINGTON G Floete Tuesday was named act ing General Services administra tor following the resignation of Edmund F Mansure Mansures resignation effec tive Friday came in the midst of congressional and administra tion investigations of his official conduct Floete 66 a native of Des Moines Iowa now is assistant secretary of defense in charge of properties and installations An exchange of Mansure and Eisenhower letters made public by the White House made no mention of charges that Mansure had recommended a Chicago Re publican leader for insurance brokerage business in connection with a 43milliondollar govern ment nickel plant expansion proj ect in Cuba Mansure has denied these charges in testimony before a house Government Operations Subcommittee After the House investigation started Eisenhower asked for a special report on Mansures role in the case In his resignation told Eisenhower he was impelled by personal ob ligations to return to private life Before becoming GSA chief 33 months ago Mansure was a manufacturing executive in Chi cago He is 54yearsold Case Gets Summons to Hearing Gas Measure Passed 5338 WASHINGTON iff The Senate Tuesday created a special commit tee to investigate the offer of a campaign contribution to Sen Case during the gas bill fight But Democrats on the Senate Elections Subcommittee jumped the gun and summoned Case to a public hearing Tuesday afternoon r Qn a 900 vote with Case among those voting the Senate adopted a resolution by Democratic Leader Lyndon B Johnson Tex for an investigation by a special four member committee But within an hour announce ment came from the Elections Sub committee headed by Sen Hen nings that Case would be heard by this group Tuesday after About The Weather noon The announcement was a sur prise since the subcommittee had met briefly behind closed doors in the forenoon and Hennings had announced after that meeting thai no decisions had been made Later Decision Sen Gore a subcom mittee member said the calling of Case for testimony was not dis cussed at the closed meeting at BACKGROUND STORY ON P 2 Mason City Partly cloudy through Wednesday High Wednesday 35 40 Low Tuesday night 9 to 15 Iowa Partly cloudy through Wed nesday Low Tuesday night 15 northeast 25 south and west FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 36 degrees above nor mal Normal high 30 north to 37 south Normal low 11 north to 18 south Temperatures generally above normal until turning cold er about Saturday or Sunday Precipitation will average one tenth inch or less as light pre cipitation about Saturday or Sun day Minnesota Partly cloudy mild Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Tues day Maximum 38 Minimum 7 At 8 18 YEAR AGO Maximum 22 PARTLY CLOUDY Minimum 6 tended by Sen Curtis third subcommittee member But Goreindicated he had con curred in a later decision by Hen nings to ask Case to come before the group Hennings said Monday he favored an investigation not only of the Case incident but a much broader inquiry into the use of money to influence elections or legislation In Lexington John M Nef 47yearold attorney who reportec Monday he had offered a contribution to Cases campaign fund but with no strings at tached said he welcomed the in vestigation I have no hesitancy to testify and I am glad there is an invest Neff said Vice President Nixon appointee these four members of the investi gating committee Sens George Hayden Bridges RNH and Thye 5338 Vote The bill to free natural gas pro ducers from direct federal price controls was passed by the Senate Monday night on a 5338 vote It now goes to President Eisenhower Both backers and opponents in the three weeks of Senate debate which preceded the vote predicted Eisenhower would sign the bill into law AP Wirepholo PAMPHLETS of Alabama students some wavingconfederate flags burn a pile of pamphlets in demonstrations on the campus Monday night The pamphlets printed by the government were to be distributed to students in behalf of desegregation Masked Bandit Gets at Gas Station A masked man Tuesday morning took from the Clark Super Service Station 414 S Federal while holding a gun on the attendant Bill Dodge Route 3 the attendant called police at moments after the bandit ran from the station with the money Dodge old police that the man entered ic station a few minutes after 8 s Dodge was taking the money rom a floor safe Dodge was just opening the filling station for the Russ Fishermen Norwegian Court AALESUND Norway een chastened Russian captains Tuesday steered their fishing ships oward the open sea nearly days business The man carried what appeared o be a 22 caliber pistol Dodge eported The bandit laid a paper xorer for violating Norwegian ter itorial waters Norwegian naval craft capturec 15 fishing boats and a factory ship ast week when they invaded Nor vays fourmile territorial water imit in pursuit of herring The seized vessels were part of Soviet fishing fleet estimated a up to 100 ships which played a game of hideandseek with the Norwegian navy for four days Norway ignored stern protests from Moscow and kept the ships and nearly crewmen under port arrest pending disposition b a local court of poaching charges Monday night the court fined the violaters a total of The ships were grantedpermis sion to leave after the individua captains signed the court order and embassy guarantee that the fines would be paid HEAVENS TO BETSY FRANKFORT Ky gov ernors office said Tuesday moonshine still has been found a La Grange State Reformatory bag on a counter and ordered 3odge to put the money in it While Dodge carried out the or ders the bandit backed into a room lidden from the street keeping he weapon pointed at the attend ant Dodge said the man ran south from the station and disappeared It was not known if he had a car Police picked up two men in the area within 15 minutes of the rob bery Both were released after Dodge said neither was the man who had entered the station The bandit was described as between 30 and 35 years old six feet tall and weighing about 165 pounds His face was covered He was wearing a dark jacket and gloves and was hatless Dodge told police the man had dark hair Actress Judy Garlahd to Drop Divorce Suit HOLLYWOOD Judy Garland has returned to their home and will drop her divorce suit against him producer Sid Luft re ports Miss Garland had moved out Friday and filed a divorce com plaint charging extreme cruelty Negro Coed Excluded From Classes TUSCALOOSA strators who rockedthe University of Alabama campus with aday of violence won a victory Monday night when a Negro coed was ex cluded from classes until further The announcement of the univer sity Board of Trustees was made late Monday night while aboutl students and others surged across the campus and for a time defied police firing tear gas The disturbances began Friday night after Autherine Lucy 26 yearold Birmingham Negro vyfes admitted to classes in obedience to a Federal Court order A spokesman for Miss Lucy said1 she would have a statement as to her future plans during the day Miss Lucy will not attempt to at tend classes Tuesday the spokes man said A board statement said the ac tion was taken in view of recent occurrences on the campus and the acts and threats of vio lence participated in by outsiders for the safety of Autherine Lucy a student recently admitted tinder the order of the Federal Court and for the safety of other students and of faculty members of the Uni versity of Alabama and only for that reason Farm Plan Wanted That Will Escape Veto by President Opponents said that would bring a sharp rise in householders gas bills The bills chief Senate spon sors conceding there might be some slight increase said the long term effect would be beneficial They argued that removal of fed eral regulation would stimulate exploration and thus result in a more adequate supply of gas All to change the bill were beaten down by margins similar to that on final passage The Senate then accepted a ver sion which the House had approved 209203 last year in place of the one drafted by its own Commerce Committee WASHINGTON UP House Re publicanLeader Martin said at the White House Tuesday we hope Congress can do such a good job on farm legislation that President Eisenhower wont even have to think about a The Massachusetts lawmaker ex pressed the hope to newsmen after he and other GOP congressional leaders had conferred with the President at their regular weekly meeting Martin said the administrations farm program was the principal topic But he added in response to a question that there was no mention of the Senate Agriculture Committees action last Saturday in voting to restore rigid price supports on cotton wheat corn rice and peanuts The committee vote still subject to change in effect would scuttle the administrationbacked system of lower flexible price supports and return to a program of support at 90 per cent of parity Eisenhower in the past has spok en out strongly against any return to the rigid price support program but Martin said the President kept very quiet regarding that issue Tuesday Sens Hickenlooper and Martin ol Iowa voted with the majority Mon day night as the Senate passed the bill to exempt natural gas pro ducers from direct federal regu lation SAME 54 BUtk flar Mi 24 death In M i DR O C CARMICHAEL U S tcrRespect Complaints About Balloons Dulles WASHINGTON of State Dulles said the United States vould be disposed to respect the protests of countries which like objected to flights y American weather balloons over their territory At the same time however Dulles told a news conference he Delieves this country has the right o send such balloons anywhere in the world Dulles said Russias protest will DC answered in the next day or so He would not predict precise ly what the United States will say But Dulles said that thousand of what he called meteorological balloons have been released by the United States in the Pacific North America and Western Europe He said they probably have crossed the territories of 20 or 30 countries Dulles said he did not know just what international law would apply but that he thought the whole problem might be the sub ject for consideration among gov ernments Earlier Pentagon officials ha indicated they dont intend to stop sending up weather balloons just because the Russians object The huge bags lift cameras anc other instruments to a height o feet Dulles said the gondolas housing these instru ments also carry requests in many languages including Russian offering rewards for the return o the instruments when found Campaign Is Launched to Draft Herring A Draft Herring forGovernor ommittee was started Monday in lerro Gordo County Three mem ers of the committee Sude Naifeh A McDonough and Park Rinard isited Herring in Des Moines and aid afterward they were contin uing their efforts The young Des Moines lawyer vho ran a close race against Gov Leo Hoegh two years ago an nounced Saturday that he would not be a candidate this year There must be groups similar 0 us in the other 98 said Vaifeh chairman of the bipartisan iroup The three Mason Cityans jrought Herring a letter signed by 1 other Mason City businessmen asking him to reconsider his with drawal We are interested in the wel are of your family and the securi y of your professional he letter stated We are mind ul of the grave uncertainties in volved in seeking political office spite of these considerations ve feel strongly that you should The signers some of them regis ered Republicans included Rob ert Douglas chairman of the Cerro lordo Democratic central commit tee Marvin D McKee John Sher man C L Eilingson R B Tenney Terry Wallace Ray Rentz Carl Erbe Lloyd Dale Congdon and B H Kruse f Former Iowa Woman Son Die in Crash McDONOUGH Ga former Iowa woman and her son were fa tally injured Monday in the col lision of an auto and tractortrail er near here Mrs Nancy Ann Linn 30 Whea ton died at an Atlanta hos pital and her son David Joel Linn 2 was killed outright Both are formerly of Tipton Iowa Mrs Linns father Frank Luther Nor ris 60 Tipton businessman suf fered leg chest and head injuries LIKES GRUENTHER ANNAPOLIS Md Presi dent Eisenhower decides not to run again a good man to replace him in the White House would be Gen Alfred M Gruenther Gov Theo dora a McKeldin said Tuesday AP Wirephnto TARGET OF DEMONSTRATIONS Autherine Lucy Birmingham Ala Negro Monday gets into a faculty members car on the University of Alabama moments before she was splattered by eggs hurled by white demonstrators Got Tired of Youth Says After Killing Seattle Pair NEW ORLEANS Wl A 22year old North Dakota odd jobs worker admitted to FBI agents Tuesday he killed a Seattle couple Sun day because he got tired of the guy nagging me about my driv Donald Wyciskala Bismarck was arrested by FBI agents as he stepped off a bus shortly before midnight He made no at tempt agents said to conceal his identity or his connection with the double murder near McFarland Calif FBI agents said Wyciskala still had the bloody hatchet with which he said he killed James B Askew and his wife Coroner Stanley Newman said earlier at Bakersfield the couple had been struck several times on the head with the blunt end of a hatchot and their throats had been cut They also had been V run over by an automobile New man said Seattle detectives said Askew carried a wad of bills estimated to contain about Wyciskala told agents he took from Askews body and bought his plane and bus tickets Agents said he had only a few dollars with him when arrested The FBI said Wyciskala told agents this story He was working in Seattle when he decided to go to Griffin to see his wife and 18 month old daughter He answered the news paper advertisement of two people who wanted someone to drive them to Los Angeles He said they were in the vicini ty of McFarland when Askew sit ting in the front seat of the car with him began nagging him about his driving The statement said further that the board exercising the police power of the University of Alaba ma for the safety of those on the campus excludes Autherina Lucy until further notice from at tending classes at the By invoking the police power of the university the trustees laid the groundwork for a legal defense if they are charged with violating terms of a 1955 Federal Court or der opening the school to Negro students While most of those taking part in the demonstration appeared to be students Dean of Men Louis Corson said the disorder was led by a hard core of outsiders Workers from a Tuscaloosa area tire plant and foundry were iden tified on the campus Monday when university officials were cursed and struck with rocks and eggs Windows of a car in which Miss Lucy was driven across the cam pus were smashed Miss Lucy told her attorney Ar thur D Shores that she was struck by eggs and her clothing all spat tered during one of the days in cidents Monday nights demonstration began after the AlabamaVander bilt basketball game Hundreds of students and others assembled at the Flagpole Square in the heart of downtown Tusca loosa chanting Keep B a m a Police Chief W C Tomp kins was spattered with an egg as he directed his officers in moving the demonstrators out of the street The crowd next swarmed back to the university campus where a group went to the home of Dr 0 C Carmichael university presi dent When Mrs Carmichaci ap peared on a balcony and said her husband was at a meeting mem bers of the crowd threw gravel and at least one egg at her Some tried to force their way up to the balcony but were held back by a handful of students led by Walter Flowers Tuscaloosa presi dent of the student body A student in Flowers group of defenders was heard to exclaim Its a arc only about five per cent of them stu Many others some waving Con federate flags milled around near the schools Union Building and re fused to obey police orders to dis perse When officers fired tear gnj shells members of the mob put handkerchiefs over their faces and began shooting firecrackers Prince Grace to Say I Do on April 18 HOLLYWOOD MVMovie queen Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier of Monaco Monday set their wed ding date as April 18 It will be a civil ceremony in Monaco with ligious rites to follow the next day ;