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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 14, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for th ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXII Associated Frew ud United Prew Full WUw HOME EDITION MAKE EVERY DAY SAFE DRIVING DAY Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 14 1954 This Paper ConsiiU ol Two SectionsSection No 14 Patrolman Grapples With Bandit Slain Comment by Dulles Debated Brink of War Policy Cited By ERNEST B VACCARO WASHINGTON Dem ocratic senators Saturday predict ed lots more debate on Secre tary of State Dulles contention that his brink of war policy hac blocked Red China in the Korea Indochinese and Formosan crises Dulles approval of the state ments attributed to him in a mag azine interview led Sen Humphrey DMinn to demand Friday night that President Eisenhower say whether he approves of the secre tarys position Humphrey said in a statement the remarks were indiscreet and showed callousness toward world He had told the Senate Thursday that Dulles was playing politics with foreign Dulles also was confronted with a suggestion from Sen George D Ga that he back away from the administrations proposed long range foreign aid program or risk losing bipartisan support in Con gress Senate Group The secretary conferred separ ately Friday with George who is chairman of the Senate Foreign Re lations Coirunittee Sen H Alex ander Smith an adminis tration supporter and Sen Know land Senate minority leader said following the meet ing it would be most untimely for the secreary to push in Con gress the administration request for approval of a 10year program of foreign aid to supplant the pres ent yeartoyear plan We are far more certain to maintain bipartisanship if that is not George said Through a State Department spokesman Dulles approved Fri day as correct in substance re marks on which the magazine quoted him this week They includ ed a statement that the adminis tration had walked to the brink of war three times and averted it by strong He credited the claimed success in blocking Red China to a policy of which he de scribed as the necessary art of going to the verge without get ting into New Basis Humphrey said the article taken literally in effect expounds a new basis for American foreign policy and comes precariously close to rejecting the traditional American conviction that we must never strike the first He said such statements sap the vitality of our alliances and dull the edge of our foreign poli British newspapers of varying shades of political leaning have criticized Dulles sharply in the wake of the magazine article The first Russian comment came early Saturday when the Moscow radio quoted an editorial in the government newspaper Izvestia as saying Dulles brink of war re marks can be regarded as open encouragement of warlike state ments on the part of American generals and Humphrey told the Senate Thurs day that what Dulles said in the magazine piece was at odds with some of his testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Commit tee earlier in the week He said Dulles painted too rosy a pic ture of the world situation before the Foreign Relations committee and declared the country is not being given the CONCORD N H state of ficial said Saturday surprise peti tions to enter President Eisen howers name in New Hampshires March 13 presidential preference primary do not contain enough valid signatures Deputy Secretary of State Harry E Jackson announced the ruling which leaves this states firstin POWS RETURN HEIMSTEDT Germany A transport of 68 Germans recent ly released from Siberian prison camps arrived here Friday from East Germany SAM HOME MADE AND IT Dougherty El Monte drives off in the auto section of the combine tion carairplane which he designed and built It takes AP Wircphoto Dougherty just five minutes after landing to remove the fuselage and wing Uigntj it can fly 110 mph or scoot along the highway at 50 PRESIDENTS NAME WAS ENTERED Rules Against Primary Petitions the nation preference primary without a name yet entered Jackson said a check of the sig natures disclosed one of the two petitions contined only 49 valid names one short of the required 50 Jackson said he had checked the second petition which contained 70 names and found it to be valid The petitions were filed unex pectedly Friday by Maurice Grant a Manchester automobile dealer His action jolted the states organ ized Eisenhower who planend to file similar papers of their own Monday Grant who expressed surprise that the validity of the signatures was challenged and offered to file Karston Found Sane Trial Set Jan 30 BLOOMFIELD wvwmiam G Karston 30 Hamilton found sane by a jury in District Court s tentatively scheduled to go on rial Jan 30 for the second time n the robberyslaying of a Davis Bounty farmer Judge Edward L Simmons Ccnterville fixed the date Friday night after a jury of six men and six women decided that Karston s mentally capable of participat ng in his defense against a mur der charge The jury which had heard testi mony on the defendants mental condition for four days returned ts verdict about 8 p m after de iberating about four hours Mem ers of the panel said only one jallot was taken Judge Simmons gave Defense Attorney George E Flagg Jr until Jan 23 to ask for a new tearing on the sanity question or to file any other motions avail able to the The court stipulated that the Jan 30 trial date will be subject 0 any action taken on motions riled by Flagg If trial under the murder indict ment proceeds Karston for the second time will be faced with the possibility of being condemned to death He and his halfbrother Aimer Anderson 23 St Paul a decorated Korean War veteran were tried jointly in August 1954 or the slaying of Wendell Jones 56 during an holdup at the Jones farm near Pulaski on July 25 of that year Tables Turned on Black Cat in City on Friday the 13th Black cats art supposed to mean bad luck especially if orw shows up on Friday 13th But a good siztd Mason black cat had tho tabks turned The cat was killed en East State Street near the City High School sometime Fri day the 13th by a car Either the cat was guilty of misjudg ment or the driver of the car was determined it wasnt going to pass in front of him M KILLED KOPPARBERG Sweden Faulty air brakes were blamed for the train wreck that killed 20 persons including 10 school children near here Friday in Swedens worst rail accident since 1918 This Fellows Bark Certainly Proved Much W0RSE BJTE CHICAGO wouldbe bahdft hurled a If kinds of tfireats at cashier Ruth Schroeder 36 Friday but none of them bothered her Ill shoot through the plate the gunman said to Miss Schroeder cashier of a currency exchange She ignored him Ill shootmis he said pointing at a man Miss Schroeder calmly pressed an alarm button Ill toss a bomb at this the bandit shouted as he fled thousands more if said As one of many New Hamp shire Republicans I am interested in learning if our President Dwight Eisenhower is to seek re nomination If his name is on the New Hampshire ballot all of us who have signed these petitions will work our hardest to see New Hampshire give President Eisen hower a tremendous vote of confi dence on March 25 Governors fo Play Big Roles in Elections WASHINGTON At least 25 of the nations 48 governors appeared Saturday to be headed toward major roles in the choice of this years Republican and Democratic presidential nominees Still others will step into the picture before the August nominating conventions Almost every one of the 21 Republican governors now is counted as a supporter of President Eisenhower if he decides to seek a second and four have started active ly organizing delegate slates to 11 ExConvicts exconvicts were under indictment Saturday in the Brinks robbery of Jan 17 1950 and a nationwide hunt was on for two of the men and the money the largest cash theft in the nations history A Suffolk County grand jury re turned 46 indictments against the men two in absentia and one post humously after listening to Jos eph Specs OKeefe 47 describe Friday the fantastic planning that went into the The FBI listed the case as solved Thursday with the arrest of six of the group Two already were in jail for other crimes an other died of natural causes a year ago and two more were missed in the swift roundup FBI Director J Edgar Hoover asked public aid in apprehending the two suspects still at large James Ignatius Faherty 44 Bos ton and Thomas Francis Richard son 48 Weymouth Mercury Expected to Take Sharp Decline DES MOINES MVIowas roller coaster weather was expected to take a steep downward plunge Sat urday night after reaching a spring like plateau in the upper 40s and 50s during the afternoon The winds are expected to shift to the north soon after dark Sat urday night and temperatures arc expected to plunge to 10 to 15 above zero by Sunday morning The colder air will linger through Mon day the Weather Bureau f In the Democratic camp former E Stevenson of Illinois already has enlisted the public support of five governors in his race for that nomination They include Govs George M Leader of Pennsylvania Abraham A Ribicoff of Connecticut Orville L Freeman of Minnesota Luther H Hodges of North Carolina and John F Simms Jr of New Mex ico The Stevenson strategists also hope to swing others into their lineup before the Chicago conven tion next August Gov Averell Harriman of New York describes himself as an in active candidate for the Demo cratic nomination Gov Frank J Lausche of Ohio is a favorite son candidate with the object of controlling his states potent Democratic delegation and looking over the field at the con vention Gov G Mcnnen Williams of Michigan also is expected to wind up in the favorite son class with some hopes of first or second place on this years Democratic national ticket Four Republican governors al ready have taken the lead in or ganizing delegate slates to support Eisenhower They are Govs Lane Dwinell of New Hampshire Wil liam G Stratton of Illinois Walter J Kohler of Wisconsin and Good win J Knight of California Indict Youth in Death of Four Teenagers KEOKUK grand jury Saturday indicted William Harsch 19 Kcokuk driver of a car in volved in an accident in which four teenagers died on man slaughter charges fifstirithe nation primary ballot also will in clude apreference poll in which voters may express a choice from among possible presidential candir dates The preference poll is pot binding on the delegates and by lawis advisory in Gov Lane Dwinell leader of the organized told a newsman he plans to carry out his previously announced intention of filing Eisenhowers name Mon day My prime said the governor was to sec that filings were made to enable the Presi dents name to appear on the bal Whoever filed is Petitions filed by Mr Grant or any one else serve the same purpose I want to make it very clear I Peel I have no vested interest in the Grants maneuver apparently caught other Eisenhower boosters off guard An extremely reliable source told the Associated Press hat once Dwinells petitions were formally filed the President was prepared to specifically approve he use of his name thus offering an indication that he might seek another term When the required 100 signatures are submitted state law provides the secretary of slate to notify he President and inform him that he has 10 days in which to request withdrawal of his name If the President takes no action his name stays on the ballot A slate favorable to Eisenhower swept to victory in the 1952 pri mary Political Outlook Clearing Big Questions Still Remain DES MOINES outlook on candidates in Iowas 1956 primary election began to clarify somewhat Ms week But among the big questions which remained to be answered are Will U S Sen B B Hicken looper Gov Leo Hoegh and Atty Gen Dayton Countryman come out for Republican reelection As to Hickenlooper and Hoegh it appeared definite that the answer would be in the affirmative in due when both attend the Iowa Republican Salute to Ei senhower fund raising dinner here next Friday night As to Countryman statehouse ources say that sometimes he alks and acts like a candidate and sometimes he doesnt Expected Soon In Democratic ranks there is the question of whether R M Spike Evans Arnolds Park will be a candidate for senator How ever leaders of that party say his announcement of candidacy may 3 expected soon Hickenlooper Hoegh Country man and Evans already have oppo either in the other party or their own Lumond F Wilcox Jefferson has announced for the Democratic nomination for senator Don Rise Des Moines is a candidat for the Republican nomination for attorney general Lawrence Plum mer Northwood is a Democratic Fkndidate for governor Sen Duane Dewel RA1 gona earlier this week took him self out as a possible candidate for either governor or lieutenant gov ernor Democratic ranks anticipate that Clyde Herring Des Moines again will seek his partys nomination or governor Another contest also is in the making for Republican national committeeman to succeed Robert K Goodwin Des Moines who ha announced he will resign April 6 Roscoe Jones Atlantic a member of the state committee promptly announced his candidacy But he is from the same con jressional district as Mrs Anna Lomas Red Oak Republican na tional committeewoman T h o s L mentioned as possible opponents oi Jones are Allen Whitfield De Moines a state committee mem ber Don Pierson Humboldt state chairman and James S Schramm Burlington former state chairman ROBERT COONEY Officer Israel Censure Draft Carried Out Privately UNITED NATIONS N Y UP Nations diplomats Satur day met privately in an attempl to hammer out agreement on a draft of censure against Israel for an attack on a Syrian outpost thai would gain unanimous support in the Security Council All 11 members of the council lave urged strong condemnation ol Israel for the Dec 11 attack on he outpost on the Sea of Galilee in which 56 Syrians and six Is raelis were killed But they differ on whether Is rael should be ordered to compen sate Syria for loss of life and property damage how strongly the Tel Aviv government shoulc be warned of the consequences o further such raids and whethe mention should be Syrian provocation prior to the Galilee raid Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge chief of the delegation was in Washington on a trip de scribed as routine but during which he may testify before the House Appropriations Committee During his absence his staff consulted with diplomats of Brit ain and France of the possibility of revising a draft resolution sub mitted by the three powers in or der to meet views expressed in the councils two day debate A Soviet resolution strongly supporting Syria called upon the council to order Israel to pay in demnities to the Syrians The Big Three resolution made no men tion of reparations The western powers opposed a provision for compensation on the ground that it would be imprac STRIKE SET EAST MOLENE 111 WA strike of United Auto Workers at the John Deere Harvester Works iias been called for Monday rAll About The Weather Mason City Considerable cloudi ness and much colder Saturday night and Sunday Winds shifting northerly Saturday night and continuing Sunday Low Saturday night 1015 High Sunday 2025 Iowa Considerable cloudiness through Sunday Warmer east but turning colder with moder ate shifting winds all but ex treme southeast by Saturday night Much colder Saturday night and Sunday Low Satur day night 1015 Minnesota Much colder COLDEI Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Maximum 40 Minimum 27 At 8 29 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 19 POLIO C Reed 2 who had to take his first steps on crutches and still is undergoing therapy for polio Saturday was named Iowa March of Dimes Polio Child for 1956 He is one of three children of Mr and Mrs Wallace Reed Des Moines Waterloo Scene of unplay ExConvict Is WATERLOO ffhA Waterloo po iceman was shot to death early Saturday during a handtohand light with a bandit Police Chief Harry Krieg reported The bandit was critically wounded in a gun ight as other officers closed in Killed was Patrolman William Mehlhorn 32 father of four He joined the force in June of 1954 Hospitalized with four critical wounds including a severed spine was Robert Cooney 37 identified y Krieg as an exconvict from Council Bluffs Krieg said Mehlhorn apparently was killed by a bullet from his own 357 Magnum weapon as ha grappled in an alley after overtak ing the fleeing Cooney Chief Krieg said the only gun ound at the scene of the struggle Detween Mehlhorn and Cooney was he officers own weapon Second Shooting It was the second fatal shooting of a police officer in northeast iowa within nine days Policeman Harold H Pearce 52 of Inde pendence was shot to death Jan 5 and 18yearold William Nutter J of Freeport a parolee from an Illinois training school has been charged with murder Chief Krieg gave this version of the Mehlhorn shooting About a m Oswald Roth 70yearold clerk at the Martin Hotel heard a noise at the rear Hotel and telephoned police When Roth returned he found Cooney rifling the cash register behind the hotel desk Cooney had gained entrance by breaking a rear window Roth said Cooney came over tha counter acted like he had a gun and ran from the hotel Roth pur sued him Left Car In the street Patrolman Mehl lorn and Duane Murray arrived n response to Roths call They left their patrol car and ran up an alley into which Cooney had dis appeared At a fork in thealley Melhhorn ran one direction and Murray the other Murray heard shots and ran in Mehlhorns direction As Patrolman Murray ap proached Cooney fired two shots at him but missed the policeman Murray fired a shotgun blast at Cooney Meantime two other pa irolmen Ken and Dave Susong had arrived and also exchanged shots with Cooney Susong was nicked on the finger by a bullet Cooney was felled with gun wounds which included a broken eft arm a severed spine a punc tured lung andmonth Hit in Stomach Policeman Mehlhorn Krieg said lad been struck in the stomach by a bullet as he grappled with Cooney Mehlhorn was dead on ar rival at a hospital Kreig said Cooney had been working in Waterloo since his re ease from the Anamosa reforma tory in October Some missing rom the Martin Hotel cash regis ter was found on Cooney Missionaries Bodies Buried Near Skeleton of Wrecked Airplane QUITO Ecuador bodies of five U S missionaries massa cred by savage Indian tribesmen hey had hoped to convert to Christianity were buried in Ecua dors jungle Friday near the stripped skeleton of their plane The search for the missing men came to a grim close when U S Air Force rescue parties found he fifth body in the remote Cura ray River valley The others had been located over he past few days by air and round searchers combing the jun jle habitat of the primitive Auca ndians Grady Parrott president of the Missionary Aviation Fellowship innounced the fate of the five who pparentty were attacked just fter radioing here come a roup of Aucas we have not At least one of the ad been rim through by a prfmf lance ;