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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 24, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS JWR Im VOL LXIV Associated Press and United Press Full Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 24 1958 Tills Paper CODS is tj ot Two NO n Rebels Demand Rights Venezuelan Rift Remains CARACAS Venezuela Vene zuelas new military rulers named a cabinet of civilian technicians Friday in an effort to win popular civilian group which started the revolt that packed dic tator Marcos Perez Jimenez off to exile withheld support from the new regime The young civilian street fight ers reportedly felt they were not getting recognition from the mili tary junta which took over after Perez Jimenez fled Thursday Al though their intervention was the decisive factor the military had not taken part in the general strike and fighting which led to the end of the 10year dictator ship Legal Demands The civilian group representing political opinion from rightists to Communists demanded forma tion of an interim national union government general elections to form political parties guarantees of freedom of expres sion and arrest of criminals of the old regime The junta asked two civilians to join its membership and more changes in its composition ap peared a possibility However its leader Rear Adm Wolfgang Larrazabal declared his group would act firmly to avoid and wipe out any attempt to diminish its authority The junta said it would hold free elec tions and restore constitutional liberties but set no dates Caracas meanwhile cleaned up the wreckage of fighting which ended with surrender of the last holdouts at secret police head quarters Reports said 60 bodies were found in the building about half of them believed to be those of political prisoners held by the hated security forces 10Hour Siege A witness to the 10hour siege of the headquarters by angry crowds said many of the prison ers were believed killed before the surviving police surrendered to army troops Tanks protected the police from the aroused mobs which ransacked the building and also attacked property of Perez Jimenez cohorts at several other points in the city The junta ordered the freeing of political prisoners held on un just charges and several hun dred had been turned loose More than 300 other persons had been reported killed in street fighting that began with a general strike Tuesday called by a civili ian patrioticjunta headed by 31yearold newspaper reporter Fabricio Ojeda The pitched bat tles in the streets won over some of the younger military leaders and at midnight Wednesday mili tary leaders told Perez Jimenez his time was up The 43yearold dictator his family and some of his closest supporters flew off to exile in the Dominican Republic USBritish HPower Tests Prove Promising AP Photofax SURVIVORS GIVE THANKS A Peruvian mother and her children kneel in front of Tiabaya Church at Arequipa which was damaged recently during an earth quake The family gives thanks for escaping the tremor which killed or injured thousands The church showing large cracks will be torn down as it has been declared unsafe Chinese Reject Mothers Pleas HONG KONG UP Premier Chou Enlai of Red China turned down Friday thepleas of three American mothers for the release of their imprisoned sons but held out the prospect of clemency later Peiping Radio said Chou told the mothers who flew to China to see their sons that the government showed leniency to those who are well behaved while serving sentences He added that this policy applies to their sons The mothers presented their pleas through Mrs Li Teh Ghuan Red Chinese health minister and Red Cross president The mothers are Mrs Ruth Redmond Yonkers N Y Mrs Jessie Fecteau Lynn Mass Mrs Mary Downey New Britain Conn They are to leave Peiping Saturday for the United States Hugh Redmond a former Shanghai businessman is serving Senators Corfclucle Inquiry Space Age Goals Posted FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES investi gators Thursday demanded de cisive action by the administra tion on 17 space age defense pro grams as steps to maintain the nations power to strike devas tating blows of almost tota destruction at any aggressor The Jerri a ndswere ifste d the sevenmember Senate Pre paredness subcommittee in a unanimous interim report This marked the end of the current series of hearings in a farreach ing investigation of the nations FLEE FLAMES DAVENPORT Wl The five life sentence in a Shanghai prison on a charge of spying Richard Fecteau is serving 20 years and John Downey life in a Peiping prison onspying Mrs Redmond visited Hugh in Shanghai before flying to Peiping to make her appeal Violated Laws Peiping Radio broadcast a state ment by Chi Feng assistant di rector of the international rela tions department of the Chinese Red Cross saying The Premier fully understands he feelings behind your appeal jut your sons have violated Chi nese laws and must be dealt with accordingly The radio said the official ex lained to the mothers tha Ihinese governments policy of eniency toward criminals who Dehave well while serving their terms Speculation Aroused The Chinese Red Cross in Shanghai had suggested to Mrs Redmond that she go to Peiping o appeal This had aroused spec ulation in Hong Kong that Chou children of Mr and Mrs Robert Motto and a maid fled to safety Thursday night when fire de stroyed the Motto home near the Davenport Country Club The Weather Mason City Considerable cloudi ness through Saturday Low Friday night 1520 High Satur day 3035 Iowa Partly cloudy through Sat urday A little warmer Fridaj might be getting ready to release he three Americans in a move designed to attract favorable world opinion It was felt in Honi Kong the Chinese Red Cross would not have made the suggestion without the Premiers knowledge and concurrence Waverly Woman Dies of Crash Injuries WAVERLY Bruce Avery 31 rural Waverly died Thursday night of injuries suf fered in a cartruck crash near night and east Saturday Lowihere Tuesday Friday night 1828 Five day Iowa will average 2 Temperatures to 5 degrees next Wednesday Normal highs 26 north to 35 south Normal lows 6 north to 14 south Above normal temperatures until turn ing colder in latter part of the period Precipitation will aver age around one tenth of an inch occurring as scattered light snow mostly in last half of the period Minnesota Cloudy light snow GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 26 Minimum 18 At 8 am 18 Precipitation trace snow Mrs Avery was fatally injured in a crash on a county road 8 miles north of here Authorities struck by a pulled on to said her car was milk truck which the road from a private lane The driver James Oberheu who was not hurt was charged with failure to yield the right of way Hoskins to Enter His Plea Tuesday ROCK RAPIDS UPl District Judge R G Rodman has set 10 am Tuesday for Jack Hoskins 30 to enter a plea to a charge of murder in the church slaying of his estranged wife Hoskins 10minute appearance in court Friday was only to set a time for pleading Thieves Get Only Empty Money Bags at Allison ALLISON A breakin at the courthouse here Thursday night netted the thief or thieves three empty money bags Entrance to the building was gained through a window in the mens rest room A panel was broken out of the door to the auto department in the office of he treasurer Harvey J De Bower In the attempt to get into the vault the dial was broken off he door but it was not opened Locks on the money drawers in the main office had been forced The content of the drawers was the three empty bags The money had been re moved to the vault The courthouse had been brok en into once before in 1951 Sterilization Not j Answer to Mental Illness Cromwel DAVENPORT HVProblems of mental illness will not be solved simply by sterilizing people says Dr J 0 Cromwell state director of mental health Dr Cromwell here for the Thursday meeting of the Iowa Assn for Mental Health was asked for comment on the sterili zation issue An official of the slate eugenics board had said in Des Moines that no sterilizations had been recommended by the Glenwood state school for several months Dr Cromwell said the decision regarding sterilization of state hospital patients must be made by the institution psychiatrist When we have competent staffs and adequate scientific informa tion we can be governed accord missile and satellite programs The subcommittee headed by Senate Democratic Leader Lyn don B Johnson called for speed ups in major missile antimissile and manned missile programs Expand Research Other programs listed as re quiring urgent action included Modernization and strengthen ing of the Strategic Air Com mand and present naval forces Acceleration of the develop ment of an early warning detec tion system for ballistic missiles as well as improving the existing warning system against manner bombers HFUSION PINCH DEVICE This is the Columbus II largest of the controlled fusion machines at the AEC laboratory Los Alamos N Mex The circular cylin ders store 300000 amperes of electrical AP Photofax current which bombard a tube of heavy hydrogen gas in the circular core The electrical power compresses and pinches the gas causing of fusion of some of the atoms Proposes Sweeping Changes in Station Op Release Joint V Report Attainment Still Years Away WASHINGTON United States and Britain reported Fri day both have achieved fruitful and promising results in experi ments aimed at harnessing the Hbomb reaction to produce in dustrial electric power But both countries in simulta neously released statements made it clear that any attain ment of such an objective is many years away At the same time Chairmaa Lewis L Strauss of the U S Atomic Energy Commission said scientific reports released Friday by the two countries show that certain comparative observations which have been mblished in recent weeks about British and U S progress in this field have been not only misleading but lacking in any foundation of fact Press Reports statement obviously referred to some British press reports that Britain had forged ahead of the United States in the research several months ago but that Strauss had exerted pres sure to delay any announcement of it until the United States could More effort in the antisub marine program Providing of an adequate air lift for ground troops The subcommittee also called for reorganization of the Defense Department and acceleration and expansion of military research and development programs That was as close as the group got to meeting a recommenda tion made earlier in a closed session that top officers in the armed servicesalHvear the same uniform and take orders from a single chief Pushed fay Clay That idea was pushed by tired Gen Lucius D Clay should be recommended only if a patients mental troubles are found to be hereditary he added The state eugenics board last year approved 31 sterilizations for patients in state institutions 1 ENDORSED OMAHA Iowa section of the Midwest Farm Implement Dealers Assn Thursday voted in favor of keeping the Iowa sales tax at two pjir cent on the dollar and the Nebraska section voted in favor of a sales lax for Nebraska re He was the subcommittees last wit ness The report read by Johnson to a crowd of newsmen said the Soviet Sputniks demonstrated The Soviet Union has the pro pulsive force to hurl a missile from one continent to another The Soviet Union has gathered basic information about outer space He said testimony by scien tists and top military leaders is that the Soviet now leads in de velopment of ballistic missiles and in number of submarines which can attack this country with modern weapons or mis siles The Soviet Union is rapidly closing the gap in manned air power and at present rates will surpass this country in a com paratively short time unless we take action the group reported Kyi Is First to File for LeComptes Post BLOOMFIELD H Kyi 38 Bloomfield clothing mer chant and former educator Fri day announced he would seek the Repubiican nomination to suc ceed Rep Karl M Le Compte as 4th District congressman Kyi was the first Republican to announce for the 4lh District DES MOINES The Chicago and North Western railroad disclosed Friday that it wants to consolidate the work at 84 of its oneman stations in IOAS so that these agency functions will be performed by 27 central agencies at a huge saving Chairman John Ropes of the Iowa Commerce Commission said it is the most sweeping proposal of its kind ever broached in Iowa by any railroad The commission already has been advised jrf the railroadsJuv tention to post public notices plan at the affected stations Hearings will be arranged on the basis of protests filed The railroad emphasized its central agency plan is a consolidation and not a discontinuance of service The Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen is expected to head the opposition to the proposed move Effect of the plan if approved would be to close the 84 affected stations but provide shippers in those areas with telephone contact at railway expense to make known their shipping needs to the 27 central agencies Freight NYC Conductors Get BacktoWork Order CEDAR RAPIDS UP The president of the International Order of Railway Conductors and Brakemen ordered conductors striking against the New Fog Covers Portions of Iowa Dense fog shrouded much o central and eastern Iowa Friday morning Some freezing drizzle fell in the southeastern part of the state n less than carload lots would e handled at the central sta ions only Ropes said this is the first such action by the North Western vhich has 1496 miles of railroad n Iowa The Minneapolis St Louis catch up Strauss denied exert ing any effort to suppress tha British report Fridays scientific reports ac ually showed that each country had achieved a certain result which the other had not The United States reported Railroad has dualization brought proposals several before he commission Under this plan one agent divides his time be tween two stations Some of these proposals have been approved some rejected Much Broader Ropes said the North Westerns plan apparently much broader It proposes having a single ageni handle the work of several sta achievement higher than of temperatures those reported by tions dividing his judgment dictates Oneman stations time as his which would be retained to serve as central agencies under the North West erns plan include Aredale Dol the million degrees centigrade against five million The British on the other hand reported sustaining the tempera tures for a longer period of time periods of thousandths of a second as compared with mil lionths of a second reported by the Americans The higher American tempera tures were achieved in particular experiments that beganjust last month whereas the British ap parently achieved theirs several months before Central to report to work and Visibility was reduced to zero cliffe Renwick liver Fenton Lake Mills Rad stay on the job Union Roy 0 International Hughes said in President Thursday night the order warm went to all divisions of the Newground York Central He said a walkout was strikers were ing of 10 since Le Compte this week he would nomination announced not seek reelection Nomination Papers Obtained by Wolf DES MOINES G Wolf Elkader an unsuccess ful Democratic candidate for Congress in 1956 Friday askcr for nomination papers so he can run again Wolf will be running for the scat now held by Rep Henry 0 Talle across the state Friday places The fog developed Stations whose services would e absorbed by the agents oper Useful Power Temperatures of at least 100 million degrees sustained for perhaps several be required to obtain useful pow ating out of the 27 central agenier from the hydrogen or fusion cies include Bancroft ty Dumont Goldfield Irvington Joice Ledyard Lone Rock Lu Verne Scarville and WooistockJ an Hour In announcing its plan the North Western said Agents at the oneman stations involved in the plan are required to work an average of only 17 per cent of the total hours they are on duty Wages for hours ac tually worked average an hour at the stations involved In its petition the North West ern said it cites studies showing that the oneman declining stations work load at in past years 1 The Russians claim that some time last year they generated temperatures of only around one million degrees centigrade United States officials in Fri days report also said that an an alysis of the British results indi cated that in the particular ap paratus used by the British an process must be in operation And the American report added How this process behaves un der different conditions may be of great importance in the design of a controlled thermonuclear reac disclose what it called the ridi The sdentific ts w stations wherethe available Na u e ness requires the agent to actual inn ly work less than onetenth of that time The railroad said hat if the plan is approved would total more It said savings AP Photofax TWO MIKES IN HOSPITAL These two young fel lows are literally strung up by their heels at a Council Bluffs hospital Their plights have unusual similarities The first name of each is Mike each suffered a fractured left leg and each injury was the result of a tussle with a sister Left to right are Mike Wayman 16 months Treynor and Mike Gardner 4 Logan wage savings than are urgently needed to provide funds to maintain and modernize its nine state operations SAME ical Review Ruarks Analysis In addition there was a press release prepared by the U K Atomic Energy authority and pre pared statements by Strauss and 3vDr Arthur E Ruark chief of he American research project on narnessing hydrogen power Dr Ruarks analysis of American re of them by scientists of AECs Los Alamos N M scientific laboratory was pep pered by such statements as these If the hydrogen process could be there would be enough hydrogen in sea water to supply mankinds power require ments for millions of years But the problems to bf sur mounted arc twofold 1 Generating temperatures o ;