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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 25, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Dailyjslewspaper Edited foe the Home ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL IOWANS NEIGHBORS I tDllfOR VOL LXiV and United Press Full Seven CopyJ MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 25 1958 This Paper Consists of Two NO n fc Venezuelan Junta MANIA FOR BOOTS Zip a dog with an apparent mania for snow boots is shown with three pairs of over shoes two odd overshoes and a rug he retrieved one AP Photofax night He makes his raids whenever he gets loose Most of the Estherville neighbors take his meanderings in a light vein Roads in Iowa Are Slippery A surprise snow swirled into Iowa Saturday and was expectec to leave one to four inches of new snow Four inches of snow fell in the Lamoni area giving a total of 11 inches on the ground there Mason City on the other hand had only 2 inches of new snow The snow made highways snow packed and slippery in mos areas The unexpected s n o w the Weather Bureau said comes from a weak storm center moving east ward out of the Dakota s A dense fog Friday night forcet airports at Mason City Ottumwa and Waterloo to shut down The Iowa Highway Depart ments road report as of noon District 1 Motnes Moder ate snow east and southeast high ways 5075 per cent snow packed plows out Moderate snow north northwest and central highway 75 per cent snow packed District 1 Osceola Highway 75 per cent snow packed southeas and central plows out District 3 Red Scattere lightrain or 1W per cent snow packed and icy cen tral and south central slushy t icy north central wet northwest District 4 Denison Light fo southwest highways wet to icy i spots District 5 Cherokee Mist extreme west highways wet mist to light snow remainder of dis trict highways snow packed in protected areas to 100 per cent ice covered in open District 6 Spencer Mist to light snow highways snow packed in protected areas to 100 per cent ice covered District Light to moderate snow highways normal to snow packed in protected areas plows out District Mason City Light lo moderate snow Highways nor mal to 100 per cent snow packed west central 100 per cent snow packed east central snow packed in protected areas east District 9 Allison Light snow Highways snow packed in pro tected areas to 75 per cent snow packed District West Light snow southwest highways snow covered Highways normal re mainder of district District 11 Marengo Light to moderate snow Highways 25 per cent snow packed District Ttpton Light fog HE TOTES HOME EVERYTHING Zip Is a Golden Retriever and Lives Up to His Pedigree ESTHERVILLE is a golden retriever dog and he really livesap to his pedigree Stanley Smith owner of the dog related how Zip went out prospecting one night recently and brought home three pairs of overshoes two odd overshoes and a throw rug He just loves to retrieve and when there isnt any bird to fetch and he gets loose he re trieves whatever he can find Smith said Overshoes have been the main object of Zips hunting He has carted home countless numbers of the footwear Scolding and other punishment does no good Smith said So every time Zip brings something home that Smith cant identify as to ownership Smithtakes it to the police sta tion where it is usually recov ered by the owner The dog is kept chained most of the time but he slips away oc casionally and once in a while when he is taken for an exer cise run he gets away Then he goes raiding Zip also likes children and loves to play games with them When he can slip away in the daytime he goes to a nearby school and at recess time he snatches mittens from the chil drens hands and plays tag ex cept that the children can never catch him He brings the mit tens home and Smith takes them back to school Rackets Probe Reopened WASHINGTON tflA story of goon tactics payroll padding and employers who vote in union meetings unfolded Friday as a Senate investigation of the In ternational Union of Operating O Gunderson Forest City Dies at 83 The Weather Mason City Light snow Saturday night Low Saturday night in middle teens Sunday partly cloudy with little temperature FOREST E Gun derson 83 one of Winnebago Countys bestknown residents died Saturday following a stroke Born in Worth County he farmed there for a short time and then operated stores in Ken sett and Hanlontown In 1904 he was named superintendent of schools in Worth County and aoved to Northwood Cashier at Bank In 1913 he moved to Forest ity and was cashier of the For st City National Bank until 1925 le was a state senator from thi istrict from 1923 to 1931 He was xstmaster at Forest City from 932 to 1936 He organized the National Farm Association here in 1936 anc central visibility one mile high way surfaces near normal Ligh snow southwest highways becom ing snow covered District Light t moderate snow Highways snow packed southeast snow coverec rest of district 16 Are Injured in Georgia Tornado COCHRAN Ga Salvag crews with bulldozers were work ing Saturday to clean up wreck age strewn through this sma middle Georgia town by a torna do which injured at least 16 per sons and left 150 to 200 other homeless The twister spawned by a coil sion between a mass of cold ai moving along the Gulf Coast an a warmhumid air mass bor down on the south section of tow in midafternoon Friday causin extensive damage change high in mid 20s owa Mostly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday scattered light snow northeast Low 15 25 Minnesota Snow flurries little temperature change GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Saturday Maximum 23 Minimum 18 At 8 am 21 Precipitation 1 snow YEAR AGO Maximum 23 Minimum 2 erved as its first secretary He as been in semiretirement since nat time He was county Repub can chairman six years and was delegate to the national Repub ican convention in Philadelphia n 1940 He was a member of the lational board of trustees of th Evangelical Lutheran Church rom 1929 to 1942 His Survivors Mrs Gunderson died in Dec 941 A son Maurice died in 1924 He is survived by a son Lt Col H Gunderson Ft Meade Md and a daughter Esther at home Funeral services will be Wed nesday at 2 pm at the Immanue Lutheran Church here with buria n Sunset Rest Cemetery North wood Hanson Funeral Home i n charge of arrangements Three Jet Trainers Crash Off Japan FUCHU Japan Thre U S Air Force FS4G jet train ers crashed into the sea Satur day night after takeoff from Iwa kuni Air Base western Japan The bodies of the three pilots whose names were withheld hadj not been located five hours later the Air Force said Cornelius Whitney Takes Fourth Wife RENO Ncv Wl Millionaire sportsman Cornelius Vanderbill Whitney 58 took his fourth wife Arizona socialite and former Towan Mary Hosford 32 Friday a few hours after he divorced Mrs Eleanor Searle Whitney Engineers opened Half a dozen members of Long Island Locak 138 appeared be fore the Senate Rackets Inves tigating Committee to testify about Chairman McClellan DArk described as manipula tion of elections refusing mem bers the right to vote and sub to a rule of autocratic Fires Rioting Rages Caracas FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES CARACAS rul ing junta fired two of its military officers Friday night and as a result won a pledge of support from the civilian patriotic group that sparked the successful revolt against Dictator Marcos Perez Jimenez The civilian leader young newspaper reporter Pabricio Oje da said the ouster of the two of ficers who had been closely iden tified with the fallen regime meant there was now absolute political un Ojeda joined with the junta in appealing for an end to rioting and vandalism that has swept Caracas since Perez Jimenez fled early Thursday But both an gered mobs still seeking ven geance against the dictators supporters and diehard adherents to Perez Jimenez continued to Offi icers Schoolgirls Body Recovered From Well Man Held jection power Peter Batalias a swarthy young dissident wearing dark glasses atop a large nose said union of ficers threatened to get him and finally did six strongarm men beat him senseless because he offered a motion at a 1955 meeting to let more members vote Batalias and Lewis Wiikens first president of the local testi fied that William DeKoning and a son William Jr set up an allpowerful dynasty with abso lute control over the union The local is split into four dif ferent groups with a total of around 2000 members Batalias said But only the 550 members in the parent group are allowed to vote he said And among these 550 Batalias said are at least 169 employers men with whom the union has about 30 master mechanics and superintendents who have employer status roam the capital Saturday 300 Slain About 300 persons have been re ported killed and 1000 wounded in disorders that began with a general strike against Perez Ji menez Tuesday Rioters invaded the Nicaraguan Embassy Friday night and shot Lt Homero Gonzalez seriously wounding the former secret po lice official who had taken refuge there Troops who came to re store order took him to a hos pital The Dominican Republic Em bassy also was threatened but was not invaded The target was exdictator Juan Peron of Argen tina Dominican Ambassador Ra fael Bonnelli said Peron was in the embassy as a guest but had not formally sought political refuge customarily granted by embassies to political fugitives Peron who came to Venezuela after exile in Paraguay and Pan ama had a free hand under Perez Jimenez He apparently will have o move the directorate of the Peronista organization elsewhere Reprisals Taken Dispatches reaching Colombia Torn western Venezuela reported that various army garrisons took reprisals against civilians cele brating the overthrow of Perez About 50 are men who have pushbutton jobs and the ma jority of them also are members of the race track union primari ly engaged js bookies mutua ticket agents gamblers or per WINNER S D of tnal sort An havc TANK PROTECTION IN CARACAS Prudent Venezuelans take cover behind abandoned military vehicles as besieged security police fire at mobs during riot ing in the Venezuelan capital Despite the AP Photo fax successful ouster of dictator Perez Jim enez roving mobs have unleashed new attacks against police and government buildings Both Parties Confident of Victory in Iowa Vote By WILLIAM EBERLINE DES MOINES of the of a 12yearold schoolgirl was re covered Friday night from a 30 oot well on the farm where Paul Eward Huber 26 lived Marvin Talbott states attor ney said Huber held on a mur der made oral and written statements that he killed the girl Leslie Benedict when she resisted his advances Huber said he picked the girl up in his car Wednesday morning and offered to drive her to school Instead Talbott said the suspect took Leslie to the bachelor quar ters he occupies on the farm owned by his father After stran gling the girl Huber disrobed his victim burned her clothes dragged the body to the well and covered it with debris Talbott said More than 200 searchers aided by planes and a bloodhound were seeking the missihg girl when Huber made his statement Les lie was one of the seven children of Mr and Mrs Tom Benedict who moved here three years ago from Whiting Iowa vote in the operators union he said Wilkens said the senior DeKon ing now dead had quite an in terest in the raceway workers at the Roosevelt trotting track Jimenez Tanks and troops encircled the presidential place guarding it against possible attack by the mobs The home of Gen Luis F Llov era Paez who held high office under Jimenez and a hotel and night club frequented by support ers of the ousted regime were wrecked or burned by the mobs There has been no sign so far of any threat to the 40000 Amer icans who live in Venezuela hottest offyear campaigning in many a moon will enliven Iowas primary and general elections his yea r political observers gree But you find a difference of pinion when you start discussing hether its a Democratic or a lepublican tide that is running in owa this year t Democratic successes in 1956 vhen the party placed in office ts first governor in 20 years and tracked the solid Republican rent of Iowa congressional dele Army Asks to Stay in Space Business WASHINGTON UP The Army pitched strongly Satur day to stay in the space business with a family of satellites to pursue its world communications and mapping mission Defense officials at the Pentagon said the Army plan put be fore the House Armed Services Committee is under study At the same time both the Army Jupiter C and Navy Van guard satellitelaunching rockets were in position at Cape Cana veral Fla indicating another try at shooting a U S satellite into orbit was imminent Lt Gen James M Gavin the Armys retiring research and development chief and Army Secretary Wilbur M Brucker gave the Armys space case behind closed doors to House Armed Services Committee Gavin appeared Friday In a brief opening statement that was made public Gavin said the Army had proven its rocket prowess He said we are convinced the Armys mission could be best accomplished through a family of satellites He said they would be used for carrying out the Armys role in worldwide communications map ping and surveying Up to now the Armys role in the space age has not been spelled out at any great length Defense Secretary Neil H Mc Elroy on Nov 9 gave it the job of backstopping the Vanguard project failed Dec 6 in its first attempt But there has been no other mission designated beyond that Brucker told the committee the Army felt it could have sent up a satellite in 1956 but was stopped by the Pentagon He said the Voters Approve School District Reorganization EAGLE vote to orm an Eagle Grove Commu nity School District was carried n seven of the nine districts icre Friday The vote total was 1149 for the issue and 479 against The new district will comprise ibout 160 sections It will take n Eagle Grove Thor Vincent and kVoolstock The approximate valuation of ihis new district is 318000000 The pupil population will be about 1500 The high school of the new Eagle Grove Community School District is in Eagle Grove Ele mentary schools are situated in gallon created new incentives ior both parties in 1958 coup their losses of two years ago On the other hand Democrats who tasted the sweets of victory then are hankering for more of the same They hope to extend their office holdings in the State house and to knock off another Republican congressman or two Add the bitter interparty rival ries growing out of the tax fight between the 1957 Legislature and he Governor and you have a cam paign situation that is intense not 0 say explosive Both Sides Confident For public consumption at east leadership of both parties s confident least partial ory in the general election next November State Republican Chairman L L Jurgemeyer Clinton has rapped what he called the irre sponsible leadership of Gov Herschel Loveless He declared ax rate at 2Vi per cent Loveless lad placed the state in danger of havingtoraisepropertytaxesto operate the government State Democratic Chairman Jake More Harlan however said he was sure Loveless would be re each of the the district towns included in SAME DATE Army nowplans pound satellite very soon to launch with the JupiterC 30 Des Moines Woman Accidentally Shot DES MOINES Tom linson 36 was shot to death ac cidentally Friday night as her husband cleaned a 20 gauge shot gun Coroner Corwin Johnson ruled the death an accident Darrcll E Tomlinson 37 the husband said he got out his sleep ing bag two guns and other hunt ing gear and spread it out on the floor in front of a chair to get ready for a hunting trip He saic he was unaware his wife sat down on a davenport in the same room just a few minutes before the shotgun went off and the charge hit his wife in the chest elected Gov Loveless I am con fident will carry the state by a much larger majority than he did in 1956 he asserted Meanwhile the candidate lists for the primary election next June 2 were filling up Four Candidates The announcement of Leo El thon Fertile that he would not be a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor apparent ly stabilized at fourJneJisLof per sons who will seek the nod They are John Knudson Albion farm er William Murray Iowa State College professor State Sen J T Dykhouse Rock Rapids and Lt Gov William H Nicholas Vlason City All except Nicholas lave formally announced Whether any of the candidates can defeat Loveless in November remains to be seen A Nicholas backer said he had a feeling Nicholas would win the nomina tion and the governorship But other Republicans were saying privately they doubteo it could be done How about the other races Two Republicans have an lowa Falls letter carrier theyll try for lieutenant march again this year in the They are State Sen paign to raise funds to fight polio Alan Vest Sac cityand Speaker Last year he walked from the William Mooty Falls to Eldoraby way of Center On the Demo Cleves Steamboat Rock covercratic side state ScnEdward ing about 30 miles He collected plcjlanus Ktokuk has announced that by vetoing the Legislatures tax bill which retained the sales Letter Carrier to March Again for Polio Fund IOWA FALLS Robert Allen about on the trip On Feb 1 he plans to leave El dora between 9 and 10 am and plans to reach Iowa Falls in about six hours C J Hatch chairman of the March of Dimes in Iowa Falls has been making arrange ments for Allens trip and More says there may be an other in the primary Other Races In the other top state offices the Republicans are expected o string along with the incumbents of State Melvin D Synhorst State Auditor C B Iowa Fails This year hewill follow hightAkcrs state Treasurer M IV ways 57 and 65 from Eldora to Abrahamson Secretary of Agrt culture Clyde Spry and Atty Gen Norman Erbe Ernest Olson 50 a Sloan farm er has announced his intention to run for the Democratic nomina tion for secretary of agriculture SELMER Tcnn crew1and More says another rnnn aUo man was killed and at least 7Kvill make the primary race persons were injured Saturday There have been ro announced when the last six cars of a ChiJDomocratic candidates for the cagohound Illinois Centra pasother top stale offices but Mure One Dead Seven Hurt in Train Derailment senger train The Seminole de railed near here says there will be one or seeking each position ;