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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 25, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME THI NEWSPAPIR THAT MAKfS ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIII Associated uut United Fun Lease Seven a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 25 TMa of Two SectionsSection On n Children BurrrfoDeathraf Clinton r World Around Us Burma Can Use More Population Number 59 EDITORS is ef series of daily reports by our editor on a trip by air around the world How people live and how they fee toward America are more em phasized by Mr Hall than features By W EARL HALL TANGOON Asian nations are filled to over flowing with human beings But heres one which places more i population near the top of its I list of principal I needs With a strictly agricul tural economy rice and teak j B I m e s e govern mental officials would like to at tract new in W Earl Hall dustries and boost the present population of million to 30 million or so In the early part of our flight from Bangkok to this capital city of about in the southern part of a country just a little larger than our Texas we looked down on what seemed to be a wholly unproductive sweep of land But as we approached Ran goon the waste land gave way to a vast plain goldenhued with a rice crop just now ready for har vest Better Balance Last night I dined with the Bur mese government official charged with the responsibility for creat inga betterbalance in the pres ent economy by broadening its base We had a real community of interest because that is pre cisely what my own state of Iowa is endeavoring to do Nature was rather generous with Burma in providing the raw materials for a wide assortment of industrial products But these have not been developed and for an understandable reason Un til 1948 Burma was a British col ony and it has always been a pol icy of British colonialism to draw raw products from colonies and return them in the form of manu factured or processed commodi ties Thats the way to make col onialism pay Similar Problem This is only one of the many problems facing Burma in con nection with her newlyachieved independence The general situa tion is the same as in Vietnam Indonesia and all other liberated FIRST PHOTO OF PRINCESS BABYPrincess Grace of Monaco and her daugh ter Princess Caroline Louise Marguerite pose for the first photographs at the royal palace at Monte Carlo The baby was born Wednesday to Princess Grace the former Grace Kelly American movie queen and Prince Kainier lands Down through the years all the thinking has been done for them by a paternal outsider That sort of thing isnt designed to pro vide administrative knowhow in those who must take over when independence comes Faced with a shortage of quali fied administrators of their own Burmese authorities have had the good sense to turn to the outside world for technical assistance In the working out of things the United States has supplied far more than its proportionate share of this Americans are helping set up practical systems of road building education health and sanitation services Other nations including Russia have a finger in the same pie Much Inefficiency Buildings formerly occupied by the British have been taken over by Burma for the operation of its republic The government set up consists of a president a par liament of two houses and a cabinet headed by a premier with 21 ministers Here as in the other newly lib erated countries mentioned Ive found some natives who look as kance at the regime They frank ly admit they would like to have the British back with the effi ciency which characterized gov ernmental administration for the century and a half or so before 1948 But that isnt the prevailing 2 More Reapportionment Proposals FILED IN SENATE DES MOINES UP Two more plans for reapportioning the Iowa Legislature were presented Friday There are now four reapportionmenr proposals before the Legislature SenE J submitted new one to redistrict the Senate on the basis of area and the House on popu lation His plan would give the Senate 50 seats the present number with 49 sears representing two adjoining counties and the 50th representing Kossuth County the biggest county in Iowa The other plan was suggested by Sens Jack Miller RSioux City and Alan Vest RSae It provides for a 56member Senate and a 99 instead of 108member House The Senate would be reapportioned on a population basis by 56 members equally among the states congressional districts now eight The senators would be elected on an aMarge basis House membership would be on an area basis with each county having one representative McManus plan would give the House 104 members each representing lowans view Im quite sure The mud dling and general inefficiency in cident to the changeover from subjects to freemen is regarded not too high a price to pay for freedom Man Crushed by Truck Box at Iowa Falls IOWA Iowa Falls man Duane Haan 34 was crushed Thursday afternoon at a gravel pit here when he appar ently slipped on ice and fell un der the box of a dump truck There were no witnesses to the accident Funeral arrangements are in complete at the Anderson Home for Funerals Mr Haan was born June 29 1922 the son of Cornelius anc Katie Haan On Aug 19 1952 he was married to Mrs Bonnie Teeter at Mason City He served in World War II and was a mem ber of the Amvets and Elks Surviving are his wife a step son Thomas Teeter his mother Mrs Cornelius Haan Aplington six sisters Mrs J P Kusian Iowa Falls Mrs George Kirkle Anaheim Mrs Victor Card Fullerton Mrs L W Fletcher Fort Collins Mrs Ed Rindels Shell Rock and Mrs Marvin Ayers Apling ton and two brothers Harlan Haan Aplington and Alvin Haan Cedar Falls Henderson Driver is Road Victim BRAYTON UP Witlighby M Philips 40 Henderson was killed Thursday night when his car went into a spin on icy 71 about a quarter mile north of here and plunged down a bank Philips was thrown out of the car and suffered a broken neck His wife Ruth 40 and two teen aged daughters were not hurt Sheriff Jack Hilsabeck said the highway was slippery and it was snovying at the time of the acci dent All About The Weather Mason City Mostly fair Friday night colder low 1012 below Partly cloudy and continuec cold Saturday high 05 above Iowa Snow east diminishing Friday night Colder centra and east Partly cloudy con tinued cold Saturday Low Fri day night 1015 below north west 5 above southeast Fiveday f o w a Temperatures will average 10 to 15 degrees below normal Saturday through next Wednesday Normal highs 26 north to 35 south Normal lows 6 north to 14 south Only minor daily temperature changes are expected Precipi tation will be of little or no con sequence Minnesota Partly cloudy through Saturday Not quite so cold cen tral and north Friday night a little warmer Saturday Low Friday night zero to 10 below GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Friday Maximum Thursday 23 Minimum Thursday night 2 At 8 a m Friday 2 Precipitation 3 snow YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 22 12 Des Moines Planning New Shopping Center DES MOINES of an million shopping center at Merle Hay Road and Douglas Avenue here will start not later han May 1 it was announced Thursday Bernard Grcenbaum Chicago he developer of the shopping center said here Thursday that he center is scheduled to open y May 1 1958 Chief tenants will Sears Roebuck i which s moving its downtown store to he shopping center and Younker which will have a branch store at the center Dishwasher Questioned in Girls Peqtjhs CHICAGO ever widen ing investigation of the murder o the Grimes sisters appeared cen tered Friday on further question ing of a young Skid Row dish washer Sheriff Joseph Lohman saic Bennie Bedwill 21 has been identified by five persons as be ing in the company of the teen age sisters in two restaurant after their disappearance Dec 28 The nude frozen bodies of Bar bara Grimes 15 and her 13year old sister Patricia were found Tuesday in a ditch along a roac in suburban Willow Springs Lohman said Bedwill whom he described as was given ie detector tests and questioned or hours Thursday in connection with the slay ings He is definitely not telling the Lohman told reporters He lied on so many points I cant enumerate them He contra diets himself The sheriff said Bedwill was leld for further questioning Fri day Lohman said Bedwill admitted ie and an unidentified man were vith two girls the night of Dec 28 but denied they were the Crimes sisters SAME Black flair means death in Zthours Mother Boy Hurt in Jump Apartment Destroyed children two of them babies died in a fire which swept the Clinton Colored Athletic Club Building Friday The mother of the children and another son were injured in a jump from a second floor window of their apartment over the club Dead are Dwight Wesly Guy 5 George Allen Guy 3 Rory Quinn Guy 20 months and Jasen Fred erick Guy 5 months children of Mr and Mrs Harrison Guy Suffered Bruises Another son Harrison Lee 4 and his mother Delcina Louis Guy suffered shock and bruises an attending physician said They were reported in fair condition at Mercy Hospital here The fire apparently started from a coal stove in the living room of the apartment which the Negro family rented on the sec ond floor over the club It broke out shortly after 11 The mother washing clothes in the basement at the time appar ently rushed upstairs in an at tempt to save the children By the time firemen arrived at the scene the second floor of the twostory frame building was a roaring mass of ob servers said Beaten Back Firemen said they found Mrs Guy screaming for help and try ing to reenter the building The the building themselves but were beaten back by the flames Firemen said three of the vie tims were huddled on a bed The fourth was on the floor beside the bed The building burned to the ground The father upon learning of the fire rushed home and was re strained by police and firemen from going up a fire ladder in an attempt to rescue the family It was not immediately learnec whether anyone was in the club at the time JACK SOBLE MYRA SOBLE JACOB ALBAM Another Soviet Spy RingJs Uncovered Consumer Prices Hit Alllime High in December WASHINGTON cost of living rose to a record level again last month to make con sumer prices at the end of 1956 almost 3 per cent higher than De cember 1955 the government re lorted Friday The Bureau of Labor Statistics consumer price index rose 2 of per cent between November and December to a new high of 18 per cent of average 194749 irices The index set new records m six of the last seven months f 1956 The Bureau said higher housing osts were the main factor in the ost of living increase last month WEEKEND PLANNED WASHINGTON UP Presi e n t and Mrs Eisenhower lanned to drive to their Gettys urg farm Friday and then o on to Camp David in nearby Maryland for the weekend Dulles Vetoes Demand for White Paper Move WouldReopen Al Old Wounds WASHINGTON o State Dulles replying to Demo cratic demands for a white pa per oa his Middle East policies said Friday such a project woul irreparably damage relation with Britain and France and re open allthe old Dulles in effect rejected the re 10 Believed Dead 31 Hurt in Factory Fire NEW HAVEN Conn OftRes Raymond Washington 47 cue crews searched for more who slid down a drain pipe bodies Friday in the ruins of a from the third floor said I firetorn fourstory brick loft looked up and there was this building fire escape jammed Bodies of five women were I felt awfully helpless I felt recovered during the f i r e I ought to do something but I Thursday another 5 persons are missing and believed dead and 31 were injured nine crit ically Women their hair and clothes blazing piled from the lluuscu 31X ng onto fire escapes One fire separate shops Two machine escape supposed to lower to shops occupied the first floor jammed trapping and the other three floors build housed dress shops and a house couldnt do anything was nothing I could A few minutes later someone knocked out a pin with a hammer and the fire escape came down The loft building housed six he women against the ng maker quests at a Senate hearin marked by a blast from Sen Aiken RVt at the critics of th Cabinet officer Aiken told Dulles that Demo cralic attacks might be construe as a concerted effort to destro you politically and personally Delay Action Some of the questioning of th secretary Aiken asserted gone far beyond the point of con structive Aiken said too that he couk only assume that there was a concerted effort to harass anc embarrass Dulles and to delaj action on President Eisenhow ers request for advance congres sional backing to use U S mill tary forces in the Middle Eas in the event of Communist ag gression there For the fourth day Dulles was before a joint session of the Sen ate Foreign Relations and Armed Services committees to discus the administrations request Demanded Report Sen Fulbright DArk demand id Thursday that Dulles give the committee a white paper on Middle East policies and their background He said such in brmation was urgently needed jefore the Senate could vote on he Eisenhower plan His move seemed to have no backing from Democratic Leader Johnpn of Texas who told re xrters that he saw no need to hold up action on the Middle East resolution pending a review of he situation On the House side of the Capi tol the Eisenhower resolution has cleared its first hurdle It was approved by the House Foreign Affairs Committee Thursday night by 242 vote B47 Bomber Equals U S Speed Record BEDFORD Mass A B47 Stratojet bomber aided by a high level jet stream streaked across the country in 3 hours and 47 minutes Friday 30 minutes fast er than the previous bomber mark and equalling the record set in 1955 by a fighter plane The plane had reported its best speed on the flight at 850 over Vandalia III Riehm Offers Crystal Lake Dredging Bill DES MOINES un A bill to appropriate for dredging Crystal Lake in Hancock County was introduced in the Iowa House Friday by Rep Curtis Riehm Re publican of Garner SHIGEMITSU DIES Former Japanese Foreign Minister Ma moru Shigemitsu 69 the one legged statesman who signed the peace with Gen Douglas MacArthur aboard the battle ship Missouri in 1945 died Fri day Doctors said a cerebral hemorrhage was the cause of death He died at his seaside villa in Yugawara southwest of Tokyo Much Colder Air Follows New Snow A new snow fell over most of owa Thursday night and much colder air is following in its wake Dubuque and Waterloo had four nches of snow and three inches ell at Mason City and Cedar Rapids Burlington Sioux City and Council Bluffs had two inches and Des Moines Davenport and Spencer reported one inch Freezing rain preceded the now in parts of southern Iowa eaving highways and streets haz rdous The Iowa Highway Commission eporled Friday that highways outheast of a line from Clarinda Oskaloosa Ames Cedar Rapids nd Clinton were 50 to 100 per cnt slippery with packed snow nd ice However highways else where were reported normal ept for patches of packed snow n sheltered areas The Weather Bureau forecasts emperalures as much as 15 be ow zero in the northwest by Sat urday morning and around 5 bove in the southeast The cold weather is expected o continue into next week Nine Animals Lost in Fire at Crystal Lake CRYSTAL LAKE A reg stered Jersey bull seven reg stcred calves and a riding mare ere destroyed when the barn at he Charles McLaughlin farm outheast of here was burned to he ground early Friday morn ng The fire was discovered by JcLaughlin about 6 A ma hine shed also caught fire but t was saved by firemen Cause f the fire was not determined mmediatcly V Three Linked to Top Red Diplomats Soble Ready to Flee Country NEW YORK W The FBI Frl lay cracked down on another al eged Russian spy ring arresting a woman andtwo men here The agency hinted the roundup may involve Soviet Those taken into custody were identified as Jack Soble 53 a native of Lithu ania who entered the U S in 1941 and became a naturalized citizen in 1947 He was termed a onetime boss of other Red agents but was believed trying to flee the country Mable Soble 52 wife of Jack Soble a native of Russia who came to the U S a few days be fore her husband and also became a naturalized citizen Jacob Albam 64 Lithuanian 30rn foreman of a Brooklyn tea and spice company who entered the country in 1947 on a visitors visa married an American wom an and has been seeking citizen ship Heavy Guard The trio was taken under a icavy guard of FBI agents to FBI icadquarters here shortly before the men in handcuffs The FBI said evidence against he arrested trio and others pos ibly involved Soviet will be presented to a Vew York grand jury The complaint charged the hree conspired for the purpose of obtaining information respect ing the national defense of the United Stales of America includ ing documents writings photo graphs photographic negatives and notes for delivery to Russia a agents Third Secretary The three were identified as result of the FBIs scrutiny of the clandestine activities of VassiU Zubilin who re portedly once was a general in the NKVD Soviet secret Zubilin after serving as third secretary of the Soviet Embassy in Washington re turned to Rus sia in 1944 So ble was picked up as he made plans to leave the country Previously FBI chief J Edgar Hoover said Sobles at tempts to leave had been blocked by failure to obtain a passport In addition to espionage con spiracy charges Hoover said the Sobles and Alban also were charged with conspiring to act as agents of the Soviet government without notification to the secre tary of state ZUBILIN ACTOR FINED HOLLYWOOD UP Actor Michael OShea Friday was fined and given a 30day su spended sentence for firing a rifle at a neighbors noisy tractor la si Nov 7 ;