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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 24, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIG H B OR S HOME EDITION LXIi Associated and United Press Full Wirei Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 24 1956 This Paper Consists ol Two Ona NO n e Proposes Standby Credit Controls Limit on ATests PonderecT Ike Eden May Air Formula WASHINGTON of State Dulles said Tuesday the United States and British govern ments have been talking for two years about a possible formula for limiting atomic and hydrogen bomb test He said the subject may come up in conferences here next week between President Eisenhower and British Prime Minister Anthony Eden He added however there are so many technical difficulties in the way he does not seen the prospect of agreement on a control formula on the He also told a news conference that no discussion on limitation of tests has been held with the Soviet Union Dulles said he first discussed the problem of controlling or prohibit ing atomic tests with Eden about two years ago when Eden was for eign secretary Eden is due here next Monday Many Problems The difficulty is Dulles said that there are many technical problems in the way of forming a practical proposition which could be put up to the Soviets He made clear however that the search continues On other problems Dulles said 1 He is conferring with Demo cratic congressional leaders tojtry to get one or two specific issues taken out of partisan political de bate during theelection campaigns this year He specify the subject but it is understood that one of them is United States policy toward Israel and the Arab states 2 President Eisenhower prob ably will send Congress a special message on foreign aid later this year In the meantime Dulles hopes to work out a formula for long range foreign aid pledges which will be generally acceptable lo congressional leaders Sen George chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee and Sen Knowland Republican leader in the Senate have both opposed the longrange aid plan Positive Result 3 The United StatesRed China talks at Geneva will be continued with patience on the part of the United States and Dulles hopes they may produce some positive result in lifting the danger of war from the Formosa area He did not display much optimism on the prospects any time has no plan to withdraw the nomination of Robert R Bowie as assistant secretary of state for policy planning Bowie has drawn the finTbf Sens Bridges RNH and Knowland The senators reasons have not been stated publicly but they are understood to object to Bowies re ported view that this country must face up to the problem of admit ting Communist China to the United Nations ASSAILANT HUNTED Body Temperature of Tof FROZEN DAUGHTER COMFORTEDWallace Davis Milwaukee Tuesday com forts his daughter Vickie 2 at a Marshalltown hospital where she has returned to normal after being found nearly frozen at her grandparents home MARSHALLTOWN Wl Vickie Davis 2 ate a hearty breakfast Tuesday and continued to show every sign of recovery from a freezing which sent her body temperature down to 59 or 60 degrees Evangelical Hospital reported the childs temperature is now a normal degrees in contrast with the reading of an hour after she was admitted last Sat urday morning Medical authorities here said they know of no case where a human has survived so low a body temperature The child who had been crim inally attacked was found in the unheated home of her grandpar ents where she had been visiting It was 24 below zero outside end nearly as cold inside police said The girls father Wallace Davis of Milwaukee said his daughter was in good spirits and sang parts of Davey Crockett Monday Drs Harold Saner and J J Stegman said large sections of the childs body were frozen and she had almost no pulse or res piration when she was admitted to the hospital She was im mersed in 70 degree water for several hours given drugs and a heart stimulant and then placed in a warm room Still to be determined is whether it may be necessary to amputate the childs toes A search for the girls assail ant continues The grandmother who was in a coma and also partly frozen has told authorities she does not remember what happened after watching a tele vision program Friday night She is recovering The grandfather Fred Davis said he stayed at the home of a married daughter Friday night FiveYear Decline in Farm Prices Halted Heineman and Group Claimed Set for C NW Proxy Fight CHICAGO circles Tuesday heard reports that a group headed by Ben W Heineman chairman of the executive com mittee of the Minneapolis and St Louis railroad company is threaten ing a proxy battle for control of the Chicago and North Western Rail way A report that and unidentified eastern bankers were buying North Western stock ly coincided with a heavy turnover in the railroads stock during the last two months Heineman refused either to con firm or deny a report he had served notice that he holds or con Beuse May Run for Governor DAVENPORT UP Mayor Walter Betises hat was halfway in the ring Tuesday in the upcom ing race for the Democratic nomination for governor Beuse said hell run if drafted or unless 1954 candidate Clyde Herring of Des Moines decides to try it again Beuse also said groups are meeting all over the state in a movement to draft him as a candidate The mayor said he will talk to Herring former Polk County at torney now in private practice sometime this week Herring was defeated by Gov Leo A Hoegh by about votes in the gen eral election in 1954 He has not said whether he will run again but he is expected to announce soon Lawrence Plummcr Norlhwood announced earlier he will be a candidate for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination trols a large block of North West ern stock and would demand a ma jority of seats on the board of di rectors Im sorry Id be able to iclp you but I have no Heineman said If and when there is any comment I would probably make a general A North Western spokesman said ie wouldnt know anything about Paul Feucht president of the tforth Western is in Illinois Cen xal hospital recovering from a heart attack and was unable to comment Reports said the North Western directors were expected to refuse o capitulate to any ultimatum set Jng the stage for a possiible proxy ight Six of the North Westerns 18 di rectors are scheduled to be elected at the annual stockholders meet ng in May Thus unless further va cancies occur an antimanagement group presumably could not gain control this year Remine Sentenced to 20Year Term CEDAR RAPIDS Re mine 63 withdrew his innocent plea Tuesday and pleaded guilty to two counts of robbing the Mount Auburn Iowa Savings Bank of last June Federal Judge Henry N Graven sentenced Remine to 20 years on each of two counts of the three count indictment but specified the terms were to run concurrently The judge said the terms also would run concurrently with nine years Remine has remaining on a previous 27year federal sentence for bank robbery and auto theft in Tennessee LANDOGOSHENI CHICAGO WVA concert pianist Monday sued a beauty parlor for She said her hair turned green after a dye job SAME Test Planned on Speed Law DES MOINES State De partment of Public Safety has ini tiated a Supreme Court test of Iowas auto speed control laws Clinton Moyer slate superintend ent of public safety said here Mon day the test was being made on appeals from decisions in Burling ton Municipal Court He said it was essenlial the validity of Iowas speed control laws be determined One case concerns Cecil F Cop pes 31 Yarmouth He was clocked officers said at 100 miles an hour last Dec 26 Coppes attorney contended that the law cited by the state was not a criminal statute and the state therefore could not effect a crim inal prosecution under Judge H A Walsh dismissed the case The other case concerns Esther Rolling Corpus Christi whose car was in a collision Nov 15 Authorities charged her with failing to maintain control of her car on a curve Again the defense contended the law was not a criminal statute and won dismissal Moyer said Judge Walsh ruled only on the legal issues involved Heaviest Snowfall in Five Years Hits Memphis Southland By Unllcd Press The Souths first big snow storm of the season Tussday buried Memphis under the heaviestsnow in eight years The storm moved out of Ar kansas across and info central North Caro lina Tennessee Was blank eted by a 2 to 6inch snow cover and Elizabeth City N measured 4 inches Memphis 5inch snowstorm was its worst since 1948 Many schools Were closed and air traffic was halted The snow changed to rains farther south hitting hardest at central and northern Flor ida lowans Get Good News on Weather DES MOINES fore casters had pleasant news Tuesday for lowans weary of below zero emperatures The outlook is for slightly warm er temperatures with highs Tues day reaching 20 to 28 degrees fol owed by night time lows above zero in all parts of the state for he first time in nearly a week Minimum readings Tuesday night are expected to range from 512 degrees in the northeast and 220 in the southwest and Wednes days weather is expected to be about the same Temperatures early Tuesday varied from just a littie below the northeast o around 20 above in the south vest Gains Noted in Recent Weeks But Seasonal Peaks Are Past WASHINGTON Agriculture Department said Tuesday tha prices of most farm products have improved slightly in recent week to halt a decline In a report on the market outlook for agricultural commodities the department said prospects are that f arm product prices in th early months of this year will av erage somewhat above the low lev Train Derailed Near Lakota cars of a Chi ago North Western freight train vere derailed late Monday when a southbound Chicago and North Western train struck a westbound semitruck at a Highway 9 crossing about miles west of here No one was injured The truck driver Donald Hill 26 Friend said he was lalfway across the tracks before he spotted the freight The engine of the train hit the trucks trailer about half way back spilling the trucks cargo of 670 bushels of shelled corn The trains engine was damaged and the truck trailer was demol shed Traffic on Highway 9 was erouted until a train crew codld clear the wreckage Considerable track was torn up Hillgren who drives for the Houston Truck Lines of Friend said he failed to notice the train vhile concentrating on getting around another semi stalled 300 cet east of the tracks DISMISSAL SOUGHT DBS MOINES W The Fort Dodge Des Moines and Southern Railway Co has asked in District Court that a damage suit returned against the company on Jan 4 be set aside els reached in December A seven per cent drop in the gen eral level of farm prices last yea deepened the political controversj over farm policy anil it now shapes up as a possible major issue in he November elections The department gave no specific igures on price improvements this month A formal report giving hese prices as of midJanuary wil issued Jan 31 Seasonal Peaks The department did say how ever that January improvement ame after seasonal peaks in mar actings of products had passed Price declines last year were said by the department to have jeen large for hogs and snbstan ial for some feed grains oilseeds otatoes and cattle On the other land it said prices of eggs were substantially higher at the end of he year and that moderate gain vere made for other poultry prod ucts vegetables and tobacco Dairy prices held about unchangeo In discussing recent develop ments in farm product markets he department said prices of hogs n creased an average of five per cent at Chicago during the firs half of January Cattle prices were said to have increased about one per cent at the same market No Figures The department said prelimina ry figures indicated farmers re ceived in cash from marketings of farm products lasi year This was a decline of three per cent from 1954 No figures were given however on farm production costs for the year Farmers net income the amount left after paying produc tion and other been esti mated at down about 10 per cent from 1954 VIE Beery Grafton Iowa girl who attends Mason City Junto College third from poses with candidates from six other states at the start of the national RE A convention in St Louis Those seeking the title of Miss RE A are left to right r Martha Beams Kentucky Rosanne Allen Illinois Velma Gan non South Dakota Harriet Gerald South Carolina Miss Beery Sharon Lierheimer Missouri and Kathryn Kuark Georgia Red Chinese Refute Latest U S Charge LONDON Communist Chinese government Tuesday re jected a U S charge that the Pciping government was holding the threat of war over the cur rent SinoAmerican talks in Ge neva A statement issued by the Red Chinese Ministry of Foreign Af fairs and broadcast by Peiping Radio said it was deemed neces sary to refute the U S charge which was made in an American statement from Washington last Saturday PAY HIKE OKd FORT MADISON UP The W A Sheaffer Pen Co Monday announced a five per cent wage increase for Us hourly paid work ers effective March 1 GEN RIDGWAY Kefauver Asks Full Probe of Defense Dept WASHINGTON Kefauver DTenn Tuesday called for a thorough review of the entire de ense establishment in the light of new charges by Gen Matthew Ridgway Ridgway wrote in a second maga zine article just released that there was a tendency during his tour as Army chief of staff of civilian secretaries making military de cisions on a basis of political expe diency The retired officer said this constitutes a danger to his In his first article last week Ridgway touched off controversy by writing he had opposed plans to cut Army manpower in 19541955 and had been pressured to trim hi views to what he termed a po liticomilitary line But Secretary of Defense Wilso and Adm Arthur W Radiord chairman of the Joint Chiefs sai they recalled it member of the nations top military grou were unanimous on the questio of planned Army cuts Wilson alst denied ever having tried to pres sure Ridgway Kefauver a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomina tion said he hopes the Senate armed Services Committee of which he is a member will look to the matter thoroughly I have a lot of respect for Gen lidgways ability and Kefauver said He knows his busi ness and it is a wonderful thing for he country to have him speak up There should be a very thorough eview of the entire defense cstab ishmcnt in the light of his state FlOOs Now Operational in European Area WASHINGTON UP The Air Force announced Monday that all of its day fighter units in the Eu ropean area will be equipped with supersonic FlOO Supersabre jets vithin six months The conversion of seven squad will begin late this month vhen FlOOs will replace the FSB Sabrejets of Ihe 45th squadron sta ioncd at Sidi Slimane French Morocco About The Weather Mason City Cloudy through Wed nesday occasional light snow or flurries Low Tuesday night 810 above High Wednesday 22 owa Mostly cloudy through Wed nesday Occasional light snow Tuesday night Snow flurries ex treme southeast Wednesday Low Tuesday night 512 northeast 12 20 southwest FiveDay Iowa Temperatures Wednesday through Sunday will average 2 to 5 degrees below normal Normal highs 26 north to 35 south normal iows 7 north 15 south No major changes in temperatures throughout period Precipitation will average one tenth to five tenths inch occurring as scattered Sight snows mostly west portion Tuesday night and Wednesday and snow over mosl of the state around the weekend Minnesota Cloudy light snow Globe Gazette veather data up o 8 a m Tues ay Maximum Minimum At 8 a m EAR AGO Maximum Minimum Economic Report to Congress Stand on Tax Gut Repeated By STERLING F GREEN WASHINGTON W President lisenhower Tuesday proposed a estoration of standby controls ver consumer credit although he old Congress the countrys boom ng economy now is advancing at tamer gait The Presidents annual economic eport said the United Slates tands at the threshold of a 400 billion dollar economy after a ear of spectacular growth The underlying trend still ap jears to be he reported The message asserted anew in tronger terms than previously Ei lenhowers contention that an arly reduction of taxes cannot be Economic selfdiscipline ie said requires national debt re duction first The debt now stands at nearly 280 billion dollars Long List The message also contained a ong list of recommended legisla ion starting with what Eisenhow er called the first and most press ing job enactment of a farm relief bill along lines of his soil jank proposal The President also called for 1 More liberal home repair and improvement loans Fiveyear re pair loans could be federally in sured at the discretion of housing authorities The limit is now threa years 2 Loans grants and technical help to bring industry into chron ically depressed areas The loans would be made on a partnership ECONOMIC ATAGLANCE In his economic message Tues day President Eisenhower told Congress Recordhurdling U S Business is nearing 400 billion dollars in output annually Gains will continue in but more slowly Standby consumer credit con frols are Early tax reduction cannot The No 1 legislative job is farm relief basis with state and local govern nents They would come out of a 50 million dollar revolving fund o be operated by a new area ssistance administration in the Commerce Department 3 A sixpoint antitrust program o give new teeth to laws curbing orporation and bank mergers onsidered likely to stifle competi ion 4 Fresh appeals for quick pas age of such proposalsas the 10 ear highway improvement pro jram the 5ycar school conslruc ion plan federal reinsurance and irect federalstate indemnities for lood victims and U S adherence o the multination Organization for Trade Cooperation Big Surprise But the big surprise in a 238 iage printed message was Eisen owers suggestion that Congress onsider reenacting the Federal Reserve Boards authority to regu ate down payments and repay ment terms on purchases of autos ppliances and other consumer terns Eisenhower said experience of ie recent past indicates that au hority would be a useful adjunct o other antiinflationary weapons y recent experience Eisenhower resumably meant the six billion ollar increase in consumer debt ast 10fold rise over 103J Although present conditions do not call for the use of such au said this is a good time for the Congress and the executive branch to study the The Reserve Board often has suggested restoration of Ihe con sumer creditcurbing power which was used in World War II and the Korean War It expired in 1952 Up to now the administration has not supported the request In changing his position Tues day Eisenhower emphasized that the authority would be used only when the economic situatiort de mands it and under proper admin istrative Third Message The report third and of major annual presidential ;