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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 8, 1955, Mason City, Iowa lows Doily Newspaper Edited far fe MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI MIWSPAPIt THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NlltMiOIV HOME VOL Praw United ridl CuU Watson Dewel Head GOP in Senate Adams Weible Named May Sift Peress Discharge Again WASHINGTON Army Friday night said final approval o an honorable discharge for Maj Irving action opposed by Sen from Army Counselor John G Adams and Lt Gen Walter L Weible a deputy chief of staff The Army announcement sparked preparations by McCarthy for a new probe of the case Adams and Weible made the final decision to discharge Peress thi Army said because a review indicated there existed no basis fo reconsideration of the case that the discharge was the best and quickest way to remove him in the absence of evidence he had engaged in subversion OB active duty In a chronology of the case the Army noted how ever that the 1st Army Intelli gence Division had reported nine months earlier it had sufficient evidence of disloyal and subver sive tendencies to warrant removal of Peress from the The Army also reported that Brig Gen Ralph W Zwicker a frequent target of McCarthy dur ing the senators initial study ol the case had several times urged Peress be discharged because his retention was clearly not consis tent with the interests of national Zwicker in Charge Zwitker was commander of Camp Kilmer where Peress was stationed Peress is the New York dentist whom McCarthy has called a Fifth Amendment Communist and who was discharged after he had refused to answer questions about Communist affiliations in an appearance before McCarthys subcommittee Adams and Weible were among 62 persons named in the Army chronology as having had a part time or another in the pro motion aiid discharge Peress Adams ers ranged from warrant officers who signed papers to a fourstar general Charles L Bolte vice chief of staff who approved an officers board finding that Peress should be discharged Adams declined to comment be yond saying the chronology speaks for Copy Furnished The chronology was released after a copy was furnished to Sen Saltonstall who had asked Secretary of the Army Ste vens for it Stevens said the full details were being made public be cause confidential handling of an earlier list of 30 names has been misinterpreted in some McCarthy said he would demand the subpoena possibly for appear ance on Tuesday of Stevens Ad ams Weible and Gen Zwicker The latter who was commander of Camp Kilmer where Per ess was stationed was questioned sharply by McCarthy at hearings Road Plan Gets Approval WASHINGTON UB4 presidentia commission is prepared to recom mend a 101billiondollar state and federal highway program to run over the next 10 years The fiveman advisory commis sion headed by retired Gen Lucius D Clay agreed Friday to recom mend to President Eisenhower fed eral sponsorship of a 54billion dollar addition to the 47 billions which state and federal govern ments normally would spend in the 10year period Eisenhower is expected to stay pretty close to the groups line of reasoning when he submits his highway program to Congress on Jan 27 Advance Peeks Congressional leaders were given an advance peek at the commis sions report Friday night A cer tain amount of bipartisan support for a major highway development program already has cropped up on Capitol Hill Proponents regard such a pro gram as vital to national defense and as a stimulus for the economy But there appeared to be divided opinion about proposed financing Only a rough outline of the com missions report was made public Friday by its executive director Frank Turner It wraps up early last year McCarthy said he wanted to know why Stevens didnt give this information in the chronology to the committee headed by Sen Mundt RSD which investigated the McCarthyArmy last summer controversy School Merger Plan Defeated IOWA FALLS Voters at a special election Friday turned down a proposal to consolidate certain school districts in Hardin and Franklin County into an Iowa Falls Community School District Iowa Falls voters approved the plan by 445 to 115 but the com bined vote in the surrounding area was 247 in favor and 481 opposed Had the measure carried some 115 sections of land in the two counties would have been affected All About The Weather Mason City Light snow Iowa Occasional snow Minnesota Snow flurries Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Satur day Maximum 37 Minimum 23 At 8 24 YEAR AGO Maxinum 27 Minimum 17 1 Eisenhowers own grand plan for additional expenditure of about 54 billions to modernize American highways for maximum use in a possible na tional emergency and 2 present plans calling for spending of 47 millions on highway improvements All but 10 billion of this latter amount would come out of the state coffers No definite figures were given on the added amount the states would be expected to pro vide under the expanded program To Pay Bulk As outlined by Turner the com mission proposal calls for the fed eral government to pay substan ially all of the approximately 24 billiondollar cost of updating the mile strategic network of interstate highways As things stand the federal gov ernment lays out 60 per cent of the cost of work on interstate roads The states pay the rest For financing the expanded pro gram the report to be submitted o the President next Tuesday sug gests establishment of a new like the now de u n c t Reconstruction Finance orp float bonds to pay for the federal share of the work The proposed bonds would be sold to the public Two Die in Crash in SumnerArea SUMNER UP Two persons were killed Friday in a twocar collision at a county road intersec tion northeast of here Killed were Robert Aschbrenner 72 Sumner and Arnold Lewig Ge ar Rapids Lewigs wife Lavonne was hos pitalized in Sumner with a possible skull fracture Snow Flurries Due to Hit North Iowa DES MOINES of owa had mostly fair skies and mild temperatures Saturday but snow flurries were expected to hit the northern part of the state the Des Moines Weather Bureau said A low pressure system moving eastward from North Dakota was xpected to cause snow flurries in the extreme north Saturday night AP Wlrephoto MARION MARLOWE Marion Marlowe 26 one of the stars on Arthur Godfrey shows is flanked by her mother and her husbandtobe Larry Puck 55 at a party in St Louis The festivities combined an engagement p a r t y f or the pair as well as a birthday party for her mother No Liquor Complaints in County Crackdown on Illegal Sales County Attorney William Pappas Saturday said has had no complaints of illegal sales ol liquocJuc the County He was asked for a statement fol lowing Attorney General Dayton louritrymans call for an imme diate statewide crackdown on the reported flourishing illegal sales of liquor Letters Sent The attorney general has sent otters to that effect to the county attorneys and sheriffs of 78 coun ties The letters said that about taverns in the 78 counties now have Federal Retail Liquor Dealers federal liquor permits Names of 11 clubs organizations or individuals were included on the list sent Pappas by Country man However one organization is isted twice and another is not lo cated in this county Here is the list from the Attorney General All Veterans Social Center Inc North Shore Clear Lake Amer can Hellenic Educational Progres sive Ahepa Lodge 207 116Vi Delaware Mason City Amer can Legion Post 528 Dugout Na tional Cascade Iowa Are Listed Twice Amvets Post 92 Servicemens qub 1308 N Federal Mason Club Monte Carlo South Lake View Drive Clear Lake Kuhn Ibtel Hotel Hanford 4 3rd Mason City Loyal Order of tfoose Mason City Lodge Delaware listed twice Tom Pathoulas The Outskirts Barbeque 25th St Mason ity the Troika Club 1201 25th Mason City and Edwin H Walker Wayside Inn South Shore Clear Lake Hammarskjold Premier Chou in Third Chat UNITED NATIONS N Y lecretary General Dag Hammar skjold and Red Chinese Premier hou EnLai met for more than ive hours Saturday in their third and longest talk on the fate of 11 American airmen jailed on spy charges by Red China They scheduled a fourth session or Monday The first report on Saturdays icssion came from Radio Peiping Red Chinas propaganda voice New Hampton Attorney Gets Cancer Drive Job DES MOINES flJames E 0 Donohue New Hampton attorney has been named 1955 state fund raising chairman for the Iowa Di ision of the American Cancer So ciety Diaper Supply Low But Navy Flier Heads for With AdoptedGirl ATHENS Greece Nor man Moose Donahoe climbed aboard a U S Airforce C47 bound for Naples Saturday with his 17monthold adopted Greek daughter praying that his de pleted supply of disposable dia pers lasts until he gets to the United States The six foot Texan carried browneyed Ron Marie on one for a small blan ket to protect her from chilling winds at Ellinikon Airport then tried to pick up his hand baggage containing diapers baby food and nippled milk bottles I wish I had four laughed the Navy fighter pilot Donahoes wife Mrs Helen Ma nos Donahoe 27 is waiting for her husband and Ron Marie at the Brooklyn home of her sister Mrs George Carren The couple has been married five years and are childless Lyons Reported in Good Condition The condition of Bill M Lyons injured in a twocar collision Fri day near Rockwell was reported satisfactory Saturday at Park Hos pital Lyons a Mason City auto sales man received severe head injuries when he was knocked unconscious in the mishap He did not regain consciousness until late Friday night Arnold Olson 40 Latimer was killed in the crash Mrs Olson who was riding in the death car which her husband was driving remained in good con dition at Mercy Hospital with bruises and leg lacerations Dr Sheppard to Attend Mothers Rites Judge Hanna Gives Special Permission CLEVELAND Ohio Samuel H Sheppard Saturday was given permission to attend the Monday afternon funeral of Ms mother Mrs Edith Sheppard who committed suicide Friday by shoot ing herself The permission was granted by Judge Harry A Hanna presiding judge of the current session of Common Pleas Court The request was made by William J Corrigan chief defense lawyer for the con victed wifekiller I told Sheriff Joseph Sweeney it was all right with me providing the sheriff did not think there was any danger in the He told me he could see no reason why it couldnt be arranged Dr Sheppard griefstricken over his mothers death remained in a special cell under close watch at County Jail Stevens Denies He Will Resign WASHINGTON WVSecretary of the Army Stevens Friday denied persistent reports that he is leav ing office soon I have never felt better in my life and I am not he said That terse statement was issued through the Armys information chief Maj Gen Oilman Mudgett who added that the secretary told him this morning he bad not dis cussed resigning with Money Top Issue for Lawmakers Legislature Opens Monday DBS MOINES difficult problems await the convening ol the 1955 Iowa Legislature next Monday and the solutions will af fect every lowan They all boil down to just one Fiscal experts in the state gov ernment have no hesitation in say ing that this session will be the roughest in history from the fi nancial standpoint Republicans again will hold a strong majority in both houses The experts and the lawmakers themselves agree that topping the list of many problems are 1 Whtrt to 9tt mort money to mwt insistent rtquosts from many groups and agtnclts for higher appropriations 2 How far to go in illoting more money for aid to public schools and for operation of the states higher educational institu tions 3 What to do about more money needed to speed moderni zation of Iowa highways Also seeking prompt attention i a means of halting the upward trend in traffic fatalities on the states highways Other Questions Other questions which will come up include whether the state shall build a toll road school reorgani zation legislative reapportionment governmental reorganization and repeal of the ban on union shops in labor contracts Still others could be legalizing the sale of liquor by the drink permitting pjirimutuel betting on horse races barring the sale of beer at the fair lowering the voting age to 18 and a bonus for Korean War veterans Proposals already advanced for raising more money are increas ing the sales tax boosting the in come tax hiking the gasoline tax placing additional levies againsl beer and cigarettes and broaden ing the tax base Leo A Hoegh successfully cam paigned for governor on a four point financial platform He rec ommended efficiency in govern ment collection of all taxes due bringing new taxpaying industry into the state and as a last re sort increasing the income tax Most Equitable He expressed the belief that the income tax is the most equitable levy More recently he has said It appears that the state will need about 20 million dollars a year in new The 1953 Legislature appropriat ed about 122 million dollars a year for the biennium ending next June 30 Most optimistic estimates were that state revenue would be about 111 million dollars annually Actu ally however collections amount to about 113 million a year The difference is being made up out of a 30 million dollar rainy day treasury reserve fund created in 1949 at Beardsleys request AP Wlrcphoto CURTAIN Milanov Metropolitan Opera soprano throws her arms around Marian Anderson famed Negro contralto as they appeared for curtain call Friday night Miss Anderson appearing as Ulrica in one of Verdis famous operas was the first member of her race to sing at theMet North Iowa Man Killed in Crash Kuchenreuther 21 Algona was killed early Satur day when he was thrown from hL own car and struck by another ca on U S Highway 169 north of Ban croft Three companions of Kuch enreuther were hospitalized at Al gona Also in St Ann Hospital at Al gona were Mr and Mrs George Eden Bancroft occupants of the car which struck Kuchenreuther All five of the injured were de scribed as in good condition With Kuchenreuther in the ca were Marvin Simpson 16 Wayne Wiese 16 and Maynard Deercks 18 all of Algona They were in an oldmodel convertible which wa completely demolished Officers thought Kuchenreuthe may have dozed momentarily a the wheel then woke up when h found himself in the ditch an steered back on to the highway Officers stated that the Eden ca hit Kuchenreuther first the crashed into his wrecked car Edcj is 48 years old Kuchenreuther is survived by hi wife four children his parents am six brothers and sisters AP Wirepholo SEVEN DIE IN persons died in this wreck the worst twocar crash in Virginias history The machines came together near Fincastle Wanton excessive patrolmen said caused the collision Dows Couple Hurt in Cor Train Crash PICTURE ON PAGE 10 A Chicago Great Western train was put into emergency carrier service early Saturday after it col lided with an automobile in which a Dows couple was riding The train was used to transpor the injured couple Mr and Mrs Joseph Lepper rural Dows to the Clear Lake junction A Snell anibu lance waited at the junction to transfer them to a Mason City hos pital Both Leppers were reported in good condition Saturday Mrs Lep per 34 suffered facial and scalp cuts multiple fracture the pelvis dislocated hip and a broken arm Lepper 47 received a broken nose and cuts The Cerro Gordo County sheriffs office said the couple was return ing home when the collision occur red at the intersection of a Thorn ton street with the railroad tracks SAME DATEW412 Bluek ieMh Pick Pair in Caucus at Capital North lowan Was Opposed By WILLIAM EBCRLINI DES MOINES lows Sen ate Republican caucus Saturday named Sen DeVere Watson of touncil Bluffs as president pro tern of the 1955 Legislative session and Sen Duane Dewel of Algona as OP floor leader in the upper bouse Both elections came on the first ballot Watson was unopposed for president pro tern after Sen W Eldon Walter of Beaman withdrew Sen Alan Vest of Sac City also wai nominated but declined to be a candidate for the post In the contest for floor leader Dewel and Sen J T Dykhouse of Rock Rapids were nominated Sen Frank By e r s of Cedar Rapids who was presiding announced that Dewel was elected on the first written lot He did not announce the margin but Dyk DiWEL house arose and asked that Deweli election be made unanimous This carried Open to Newsmen The GOP Senate caucus was open to newsmen for the first lime within memory of veteran statehouse reporters In the past the House caucus traditionally has been open but the Senate caucus cus was held at the Saver hotel Gov Leo Elthon and Leo A Hoegh both addressed the caucus and the session then dis solved into district caucuses to choose the eight members of the Senate Patronage Committee Hoegh said in brief remarks that he recognized that the Legisla ture has a very important part itt He declared this part is to enact a program for the state and asserted he was very anxious to become a part of the The governorelect said he looks forward to good teamwork and good partnership between the Leg islature and the governors Hoegh then outlined his plan given earlier this week to the GOP House for a legislative liaison committee to work with him Elthon who after the Jan 13 inauguration will return to his role as lieutenant governor and thus preside over Senate sessions said he was getting anxious to get back His reference was to his Senate duties Likes Senatt The one pride of my he said has been to serve in the Senate and Ive brought my boy Allen to see what big men and good men and great men Elthon said he didnt need to give the senators any advice be cause you know what to do for the good of Elthon has been serving as gov ernor since the death Nov 21 of ov William S Beardsley in an auto accident Watson in accepting election as president pro tern said I think we face probably the big gest task any Legislature in Iowa ever faced and probably with the greatest turnover of He paid tribute to newly elected mem bers of the upper house saying I think no legislative body ever had setter reinforcements There are lots of fine young men who have seen service in the House and some who arent so Watson a 61yearold lawyer has been a legislator since 1949 Floor Leader Dewel a 55year old Algona publisher in accepting he post expressed his thanks and said he specifically wished to thank Sen Dykhouse for his motion to make the election unanimous CRASH KILLS SEVEN LORDSBURG N M CBSevea of five adults and two hildren were snuffed out ay in a smashing headon collision 21 miles east of here ;