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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 21, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXll AMociatcd and United Press Full Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 21 Paper ol Two No 90 Ike Pledges All My Strength for Party GOPs to Put Cash in Pocket Hickenlooper in Des Moines Talk DES MOINES Hicken looper pledging full Re publican support in Congress for President Eisenhowers farm pro gram declared Friday night it will restore the agriculture economic balance of and put immediate lowdns Numbed by Coldest Air in Nation cash into the pockets of farmers Hickenlooper addressed more than Iowa Republicans at a Salute to Eisenhower of 60 held across the nation He said a constant search is un der way for solutions to the cur rent livestock price slump of which the President is acutely Hickenlooper reminded fellow party members there are more Democrats than Repulicans in Congress and said Up to Democrats Therefore it remains to be seen whether the Democrats will approach farm legislation on a nonpartisan basis and in the in terests of American agriculture or whether they will drag their feet in the hope that they can make it a political issue this George Nagle of Iowa City Re publican slate finance chairman who presided at the dinner esti mated between and at tended the fundraising affair But he estimated about tickets were sold which would mean about for the campaign coffers Hickenlooper said enactment of the Eisenhower farm plan would Mason City Ttegisters 18 Below Iowa was the coldest place in the nation Saturday as the state was congealed by temperatures coldest of the season ranging down to 27 degrees below zero The minus 27 figure was report ed at both Decorah and Sibley Cherokee had 25 below and read ings of 24 below zero were re corded at Spencer Washta and Elkaderi The mercury dipped below zero in all parts of the state with other lows ranging up to 1 below zero at Burlington It was the coldest Iowa since Jan 29 weather in 1952 when mean Reduced acreage of surplus crops through the soil bank plan disposal of surplus ities now on hand strengthening of support prices on basic crops protection of the family type farm a more workable farm credit plan and expansion of research to de velop new uses farm products and better marketing methods Hopes for Vote Before the dinner the senator told a news conference he hopes the Senate Agriculture Committee of which he is a member can bring the farm legislation to a Senate vote in three to four weeks He touched on his own plan to attack the hog price problem by making government payments on marketed sows and gilts as a means of cutting down breeding stock Hickenlooper said it was reject ed because some hog raisers felt it might increase rather than de crease pig production but he still believed it would have The Des Moines dinner and those in other cities were hooked up by closed television circuit which en abled them to hear President Ei senhower in Washington Farmer Speaks Tn a 35second speech Le Roy Getting of Sanborn northwest Iowa farmer returned greetings from Iowa Republicans He said Mr President we farm people have a problem which we know you did not create It has existed a long time and lots of persons thought they could find easy an swers and quick ways to solve it We dont know what the solu tion will be yet but we do know that you are doing everything pos sible to find a way to give the farmer his fair share of the Amer ican economy and that you will come up withan honest answer That is all we ask Keep up the good work Mr President We are with you all the Sibley had a minus 29 reading But temperatures remained well above the record minimum of 47 below zero at Washta on Jan 12 1912 The date Jan 21 has been one of the coldest days of the year for the past three years The mercury tumbled to 26 degrees below zero on this date at Estherville last year and on Jan 21 1954 Esther ville had a 27 below zero mark 22 Below The Iowa State Highway Com mission said that despite the frigid weather and a little light snow which fell Friday night highways at 9 a m were practically normal throughout the state Early morning readings included 22 below at Lone Rock 21 below at Waukon and Waterloo 18 below at Cedar Rapids Dubuque Fort Dodge and Mason City 17 below at Sioux City 14 below at Des Moines and 11 below at Ottumwa The readings at most Iowa points except the northwest corner were new lows for the current winter Little immediate relief was in sight The days highs were ex pected to range from zero to 5 below in the north and from 5 to 10 above in the south Lows of zero to 20 below were predicted for Sunday morning 5 State Search for Fugitive Irvin Seen in 3 Cities PRINCETON Ind citizens positively identifying fu gitive Leslie Irvin in five states spurred a confused police and FBI search Saturday for the escaped mad dog killer The search concentrated in Illi nois and Indiana But the slayer condemned to the electric chair was reported seen in Dayton Ohio Louisville and St Louis Mo Irvin escaped the Gibson County Jail here Thursday He was await ing electrocution in June for mur der He had been accused of slay ing six persons and was convicted for the murder of one of them Speaks at Washington Fund Dinner AP Wircphoto STEVENSON SIGNS Stevenson second from who is after the Democratic presidential nomination signs his official statement of candidacy for the Illinois primary With him are left to right James A Ron an Democratic state chairman Springfield Mayor Richard Daley and Juanda Higgins Stevensons secretary THREATENS TO SPREAD The FBI entered the case Friday morning when a fugitive warrant was obtained at Evansville Ind The warrant charged the 31year old slayer had crossed the state line from Indiana to Mt Carmel where he is believed to have stolen an automobile Witnesses Under Protection Witnesses and officials who had RUTH ANN GRIFFIN 8YearOld Saves Five From Fire WASHINGTON as a candidate or as a worker in the President Eisenhower has promised to battle with all my strength for the policies of his administration Despite the uncertainty with which he viewed his role Eisen howers promise of support Friday night cheered more than Re publicans whose Salute to Eisen hower dinners up to a plate raised an estimated 5 million dol lars for national state and local GOP campaign purposes Responding to demands that he run again Eisenhower said my future role remains undetermined whether to be a candidate for your nomination or a worker in the But he promised his help in either case The President arose smiling and outwardly hale and hearty to re turn the salute of 53 dinners throughout the country But tears clouded his eyes as he acknowl edged the tribute saying the heart is so full that it is indeed dangerous to say more than thank New Rioting in Bombay Iowa Highs Highs in Iowa Friday ranged from 3 below zero at Mason City to 15 above at Lamoni Davenport and Burlington Scattered snow fell in Iowa Fri day and Friday night but for the most part it was very light Snow was falling in southwest Iowa Sat urday morning and occasional light snow was expected to continue in southern Iowa through Sunday Saturdays severe cold was ac companied by an almost complete absence of wind thus modifying its effect BOMBAY India tfl Rioting erupted anew in Bombay State Saturday and threatened to spread to other parts of the country as protests mounted against Prime Minister Nehrus plan to redraw the map of India Angry demonstrators battled po lice and put the torch to big cot ton warehouses in the scarred city of Bombay Reports of fresh vio lence came from other parts of the state in the sixth straight day of disorder Word of disturbances also came from the States of West Bengal Orissa and Bihar where demon strators apparently saroused by the Bombay riots began staging their own protests against Nehrus reorganization plans Boy Escapees Plead Guilty Get 1J Years MANCHESTER WVTwo Illinois youths recaptured Friday after their escape from jail here where they were held in connection with a filling station breakin pleaded guilty Saturday to charges of breaking and entering auto theft and jail break They were sen tenced to a total of 11 years each at Anamosa Reformatory Robert Wright 17 Rockford and David Jenkins 18 Forreston returned here Friday night after their capture in Rockford were sentenced by District Judge Shan non B Charlton The youths The Bombay crisis stemmed from the governments intent to split the state into three parts The Marathispeaking south the Guparatispeaking north and bilin gual Bombay City under federal control Faces Dilemma Nehrus ruling Congress party faces a dilemma over Maratha demands for including of Bombay City in the Marathispeaking slate About half the citys three million people are Marathas Some observers believe the party will lose its longtime stronghold of Bombay unless Nehru yields to he demands Nehrus top foreign policy ad viser V K Krishna Menon ar rived in Bombay enroute to New Delhi from U N headquarters in New York Political sources said Menon probably will discuss the situation with Bombay City officials Police declared the riot situation was improving in Bombay City But before noon Saturday they had counted two new dead raising the official toll to 51 Some observers said the actual count may be double the official tally 7 Killed Authorities said seven persons perished Friday in clashes with police and five others died in hos pitals from wounds suffered earlier this week Police said they were shot while trying to loot shops Bombay police said they had ar rested persons in the rioting so far this week Most of the action in this city centered around the famed Cot McGinnis Quits New Haven R R for B Job NEW YORK the New Haven and the Boston Maine railroads have new presidents Pat rick B McGinnis quit the New Haven to head the while Boston corporation lawyer George Alpert 58 was elected to succeed McGinnis McGinnis Friday from the New Haven About seven hours later he was elected president of the B M The line came under control of McGinnis allies last April after a proxy fight The B M had no president arraignment and of guilty to all waived formal entered pleas charges Judge Charlton sentenced the youths to 10 years each on the breaking and entering charge for the service station breakin at Earl villc Jan 5 and 10 years each for the theft of an auto stolen after their jail break here Wednesday night SAME HUek ring means rxfflf In put I 21 knurl AP Wircphoto HEART surgeons at National Jewish Hospital in Denver probe into the heart of Lionel McCalla 9 to mend a hole in his heart The boy was termed satis factory after the sixhour operation He was packed in ice to alow body functions during the technical operation Dr Joseph Grow left headed the surgical team IOWA CITY small chil dren of Mr and Mrs Daniel C Griffin were safe Saturday because of the heroic efforts of their 8yeai old sister who almost lost her own life rescuing them from their burn ing home Also rescued was Jackie Ayers 3 son of Mr and Mrs Don Ayers Ruth Ann Griffin and her little jrothers and sisters were at home Not Selfish Eisenhower told diners in Washington and about more over the country that his decision when it is reached will not be a selfish one I could devoutly wish that there verc some other method by which he American people could under he circumstances point out the on Green some iofers milled about while the ware ouses blazed Scattered reports of violence out de the city included fired on a Mar Lhispeaking mob of looters while roops were reportedly called to he village 100 miles northeast of ombay to gaurd Indias printing ress for currency notes reportcd y killed eight persons and wound d several others in an effort to isperse rioters BELGAUM AND rs pressed demands that Bombay nd Belgaum be included in the lew Maratha state No Train Service Train service was still crippled n Bombay State and many tele phone and telegraph lines were own From East India came reports f other disturbance Orissa State was reported hit by a general strike protesting the proposal to annex part of the state o its northern neighbors Bihar and West Bengal In Calcutta another general trike began over Bengali claims that the states reorganizations plans had not met their claims for jarts of Bihar State Scattered demonstrations were reported in Bihar State protesting against any of that state going to West Bengal Graham Cancelled Bombay authorities cancelled a scheduled appearance here Friday night of American evangelist Billy Graham They acted under an emergency measure banning any public gathering of more than five protection of armed guards but life here had started to return to normal after the first flurry oJ following his escape Leonard Blaylock special agent in charge of the FBI at Indianap olis said the FBI and police in Indiana and the neighboring states of Illinois Ohio and Ken tucky were busy checking all clues Irvin was positively identified in a drug store at Kendallvilie nearly 200 miles from here Friday police at Fort Wayne reported At St Louis just across the Illinois border a hotel waitress who said she knew Irvin told po lice she saw the fugitive late Thurs day where she works Identified as Hitchhiker Near Springfield a motor ist said also that he spotted a hitchhiker whom he identified as Irvin Friday night Other reports said Irvin was in the Chicago area He had been identified as visiting a Watseka tavern about 85 miles from Chicago Indiana state police said Irvin apparently made keys out of card board and glue to escape the jail Irvin was sentenced last month for the slaying of an Evansville filling station attendant He also was responsible for the killings of two Indiana women and three members of a prominent Hender son farm family they permitted Gra persons However ham to meet with Indian Christian missionaries in a local auditorium Graham who arrived here Tues day left by plane early Saturday to begin his south tour in India revival Harriman Thanks Press for Keeping Demos On Toes LOS ANGELES Averell Harriman thanks the nations edi tors and publishers for keeping its Democrats on our toes throughout the And he added with a wry twist f think thats why the Demo cratic party is so much better than the Harriman spoke at a Los Angeles U S Strikes at Red Stand on Formosa WASHINGTON UP The United States accused Red China Satur day of demanding American aban donment of Formosa as the price for joining in a real renunciation of the use of force Striking back at Red Chinese charges of American stalling in talks at Geneva the State Depart ment issued a summary of four months of those discussions and said The Communists so far seem willing to renounce force only if they arc first conceded the goals for which they would use The State Department officials said Red Chinas goals were to get the United States to withdraw its small defense force from the Formosa area abandon its base rights there and cancel the mutual defense treaty with Nationalist China These officials said the United States would never do these things and asserted the American posi tion in defense of Formosa is nol alone under quarantine with chick enpox late Friday when fire broke out Their mother had driven into town to return her husband from work Ruth Ann herded four of the children Paul 4 Donald 6 Keith 3 and Theresa 2 out of the house along with the Ayers boy who had been left there while his parents were at work After Brother Then she returned for Vernon ner 9monthsold brother The house was so filled with smoke that she collapsed in the living room before she could get put with the baby Firemen removed her and the baby and were credited with sav ing Ruth Ann from death by ad ministering oxygen at the scene She and the baby were taken to Mercy Hospital where both were reported in good condition The baby suffered some first de gree burns but Ruth Ann was af fected only by smoke House Destroyed The house and furnishings were destroyed Firemen fought the blaze in 3degree temperature for about two hours The Griffins have another child Jean 7 who was visiting with her grandparents Police Chief Al Dolczal said the fire may have started in the base ment near a coal furnace Mrs Griffin said the family moved into the house a year ago and planned to purchase it She said their loss was insured No estimate of the damage was given Griffin is employed by the Iowa Illinois Gas Electric Co All About The Weather press club dinner Friday night with the Heels Mason City Fair and very cole through Sunday Low Saturday night around 20 below High Sun day zero to 5 above Iowa Fair north partly cloudy south through Sunday Continuec very cold Low Saturday night ranging from zero south to 20 be low north High Sunday zero north to 15 above south Further cloudy and cold Monday Minnesota Fair to partly cloudy and continued very cold Satur day night and Sunday Occasion al snow flurries likely extreme northeast Low Saturday night 1522 below High Sunday zero to 6 below north zero to 6 above south Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Minimum At 8 Maximum YEAR AGO Maximum Minium m 24 SNOW path of my true he said But it appears that this is a question that first I alone must The Republicans who cheered bis entrance with Mrs Eisenhower gowned in purple arid carrying American Beauty red roses left no doubt that theywould like to help him make an affirmative decision Neither did the closed circuit television flashbacks from Los An geles to New York leave any thought that the Republicans salut ing his third anniversary in the White House have in mind any other candidate but Eisenhower Some of them obviously were cheered by Eisenhowers statement that he hopes his decision when it comes will not unduly reflect concern for self Party Interpretation These party members said they interpreted this as indicating that he President will make the race f he finds he has reached what he alled at Thursdays White House news conference a reasonable level of strength physically They bolstered this belief by cit ing the Presidents assertion that many tasks still await Significantly perhaps the Presi dent said that the present and future are heavy with challenge rich with Saying that his future role re mains undetermined the President said his answer on a possible sec ond term bid will be forthcoming as quickly as it is firmly fixed in my Almost without exception the Re publican speakers at dinners across the country stressed a peace and prosperity theme to which they added pledges of efforts to raise the income of the farmers Defenses Good They said tne nations defenses are in excellent shape and de fended Eisenhowers foreign poli cies as aimed at promoting peace Some of the speakers compared Eisenhower with Washington or Lincoln or Benjamin Franklin Most said as Secretary of Interi or McKay put it at Casper that the administration had turned the country free from the path to ward Eisenhower himself appeared lo be more frank than most of the GOP orators in describing the current world situation as an un easy Vice President Nixon and former Gov Thomas E Dcwcy of New York sounded almost identical notes in defending the administra tions foreign policies They said in effect that the Eisenhower ad ministration has let the world know that America is strong and will strikcfback at any aggressor GRIM PUNISHMENT BARTOW Fla Wl Working in the cemetery is the punishment given five Lake Wales High School hoys who dug up a grave after reading of grave robbing in Charles Dickens Tnlc of Two ;