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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 29, 1955, Mason City, Iowa Norfli Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited far the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T HI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I 0 W A N HOME EDITION VOL LXI AuocJatcd Pnu and United Preu Full ISeveB a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY IfSS This Paper erf Two OM Waterloo Mayor Wires Governor Hoegh Touchae Joins Airline Dispute Expresses Regret on 106 Action North Iowa Route Aired DES MOINES Pat Touchae of Waterloo wired Gov Leo A Hoegh late Friday expres ring regret at the governors action in an airlines dispute Hoegh telegraphed the Civil Aer onautics Board CAB Thursday that he was seriously disturbed over the boards present handling and thinking in deciding what air lines will get Route 106 which serves six Iowa cities He also di reeled Iowa Aeronautics Commis sioner Norbert Locke to fly to Washington Sunday to present his views Touchae urged Hoegh to recall Locke because his appearance be fore the CAB would be improper influence between applicants and Hoegh said Friday he did not in tend to have Locke appear before the CAB Locke said Thursday his mission was to impress on the CAB that Iowa needs more and bet ter air Divided The CAB decided in December to cut up the route among three air lines The governors entrance into the dispute also caused reaction at Fort Dodge and Mason City two other cities on the disputed route The city of Fort Dodge late Fri day sent a message to the CAB ask ing that the case remain The message said further hearings in these proceedings would place undue financial burdens on all the cities City Atty Ray Clough of Mason City said his community concurs with the CAB decision and does not like to have the governor and the state aeronautics commission intervening in a matter which doesnt concern Waterloo Satisfied Asst City Atty Louis Beecher of Waterloo said our attitude is that we were satisfied with the CAB ruling and were in the process of filing a statement of concur Hoegh told a news conference he intervened after being assured by Rep Fred Schwengel RIowa that Ozark Airlines would pro vide adequate continuous service to the route Hoegh said he was afraid a trunk airline might aban don sojne Iowa stops if they dont prove profitable In a clarifying wire to the CAB Friday Hoegh said we have no intention of suggesting any par ticular air line to render this serv Bonk Prexy Draws Gun on Man Who Took His Picture LEWISVILLE Ttx UP Lewitville bank President Pat Milliken pointed a pistol at United Prtss photographer Her shorn Friday and ordered him to destroy a picture taken of Milli ken shortly after his cashier com mitted suicide after shortage was discovered The incident occurred after Mil liken told reporters about the manipulations of cashier E D Wolters who killed himself as bank examiners were going through his First National Bank books Hershorn a United Press pho tographer assigned to the staff of the Dallas TimesHerald said he asked to take Millikens picture after the interview in the tatters general store here He said Millii ken refused then sat down and began weeping Hershorn said he took a picture of the sobbing man and Milliken suddenly pulled out a Colt re volver and ordered the photo grapher to destroy the negative Senate Posses It 853 President Signs Formosan Paper MERELY WALLS REMAINThe wreckage of the Iowa City Community tinued to smolder Saturday 24 hours after the center was swept by fire The building was insured for but replacement costs may reach three times that much Sioux City Sue Couldnt JAIL AIRMAN SIOUX CITY OB When Air Force Sgt James Wesley asked Miss Bonnie Baird for a date on a downtown street she had him charged with disorderly conduct But Municipal Judge Berry J Sisk ruled Friday that the 26year old airmans right of free speech was violated In dismissing the charge Sisk held that an old Sioux City ordi nance which prohibits men from trying to make the acquaintance of Women in public places was unconstitutional Miss Baird is a switchboard operator at the police station New Test Series Set Vast Progress Noted in Atomic Research WASHINGTON Atomic Energy Commission AEC said Saturday results of its 1954 hydrogen and atom bomb tests have steered it into new areas of research that hold promise of additional major In its semiannual report to Congress for the last half of last year the commission said it is moving also toward another result The stockpiling of weapons large potential to our defensiv The report gave no details of th results obtained at the Pacifi proving ground in the Marsha islands where Operation Castle was conducted in the spring o 1954 ice Our present and past planning indicates to us that Ozark Airlines is qualified and able to provide more and better service to than they now have the opportunity to the governor wired CAB Chairman Charles Gurney Seek Rights Braniff United Ozark and North Central Airlines all petitioned the CAB for rights to service Route 106 The route still served by Braniff pending a final CAB deci sion runs from Sioux City Fort Dodge Mason City Waterloo Du buque and Clinton Iowa to Rock Island EL and Chicago The CAB ruled Dec 23 that Braniff should get Sioux City Ma son City and Waterloo to Chicago United should get Fort Dodge Du buque and Rock Island to Chicago and Ozark should get Clinton and Davenport to Chicago North Cen tral got nothing Gross Amazed by Gov Hoegh Rep H R Gross Friday assured City Attorney Ray E Clougb that he would urge rejection ofthe improper action taken by Gov Leo Hoegh In a telegram to Clougb Gross But it said that the evaluatio of the results confirmed the pre Castle promise of most significan progress in design developmen and proof test of It reported also it is about read for a new series of tests schedulec next month in Nevada presumablj dealing with less powerful atomi weapons and the application to tac tical use The new tests are the commission said to obtain scientific knowledge essential to development and utilization of nu clear weapons for defense of this nation and the free The AEC gave no hint of what i is working on in the hydrogen wea pons field but there is ground for speculation that it involves work toward 1 New and cheaper techniques for making Hbombs including dis pensing with the Abomb trigger now required to explode them am 2 New varieties of hydrogen weapons including warheads for intercontinental guided missiles The commission devoted only a small portion of its report to the military applications of nuclear energy and of necessity avoided disclosing secrets in what it did say Noting previously publicized achievements and developments in harnessing nuclear energy for pro pulsion of submarines and carriers the AEC hinted that the atom may said I am surprised and airborne sooner than pre 10 years It said a contract has been award ed for construction of a vital phase of atomic aircraft experimentation at the commissions vast reactor testing station in Idaho Gov Hoegh would intervene in be half of any airline without first consulting those vitally affected in the Third District And it is un believable that he has injected the Iowa Aeronautics Commission into an airlines controversy in violation of Iowa law The congressman said he would support the Braniff in conformance with the desires of officials in Ma con City and Waterloo COLLECTIONS UP DES MOINES WVState gasoline tax collections in January totaled as compared to for the same month last year New Band of Light Snow Over Weekend DES MOINES HVA new band of light snow moved into western Iowa early Saturday on its journey eastward across the state The Weather Bureau said the new snow would average one to two inches followed by clearing weather Saturday night More snow was due to reach western Iowa late Sunday The frigid air mass was moving out of Iowa however and the northeast corner of the state re ported the lowest readings Satur day morning Dubuque had 11 be ow zero It was 8 below at Burling ton and 9 below at Davenport A brief moderatingtrend in tern peratures was in progress how ever with western Iowa getting he first benefits At Sioux City the temperature was up to 28 at daylight Saturday and Council Bluffs recorded 19 above at that ime At Mason City the temperature reached 1 above zero early Satur lay marking the first time in two lays it had been above zero there dason Citys high on Friday was below Wants Kin to Meet Airmen at Panmunjom DES MOINES WState Depart ment and United Nations officials have been asked by Gov Leo A Hoegh to explore the possibility of a meeting between Communist held American airmen and their families at neutral Panmunjom Korea The governor made the proposal Friday in telegrams to Secretary of State Dulles Secretary General Dag H a m m a r s kjold and Henry Cabot Lodge chief U S dele gate to the U N Hoegh wired I sine erely be lieve this sug gestion o v e r comes the ob jections of the State Depart Dulles Thursday denied passports io relatives wishing to accept a Communist invitation to visit the imprisoned airmen in China Panmunjom was the neutral zone in Korea where the truce was ne gotiated and the exchange of war prisoners took place The State Departments decision Iowa in Brief Boys Saved From Fire DES MOINES 9 and Pete Kuhns 8 were rescued from Hjeir burning home Friday after noon by Joe Epps 30 a neigh bor The lads did not require hos pitalization Epps made two trips on his hands and knees into the blazing frame home to bring the boys out The youngsters were in the house while their parents Mr AP Wlrephoto and Mrs Dale Martin were Iowa Falls for a funeral in WASHINGTON UP A Civil Aeronautics Board examiner Fri day recommended that Braniff Air ways provide service to Fort Dodge Iowa on Route 48 from St Louis to Minneapolis for an ex perimental period ending Sept 30 1958 COUNCIL BLUFFS wJoe W Smith 90 clothier and civic lead er died in his sleep Saturday morning DES MOINES Polk RESOLUTION Eisenhower flanked by aides and Congressional leaders signs the Formosan defense resolution Left to right are Sen Walter George Sen Styles Bridges Secretary of State Dulles and Sen William Knowland HOECH was disappointing to Mr and Mrs Harold Fischer Swea City whose son Capt Harold Fischer has been a Red captive since April 1953 Mrs Fischer said she was very pleased at the governors sugges tion She said the State Depart ments decision was a big disap pointment but she and her hus band were determined to visit their son just as soon as possi Countys auto license registrations reach they are expect ed to do before plate will be Stale 3oard of Control officials said the letter would be used because present design of car plates doesnt permit use of the 77 plus a six diget number The plates are made at the Anamosa mens state re formatory DES MOINES WVL L Wood ruff Burlington superintendent of schools for Des Moines County is scheduled for elevation to the presidency of the Iowa State Edu cation Assn when the ISEA dele gate assembly meets here next weekend Woodruff vicepresident CeaseFire Bid to Reds Likely UNITED NATIONS N Y W Western diplomats Saturday pre dicted the Security Council will invite Red a debate here on a CommunistNationalist ceasefire when it meets Monday on the crucial Formosa question In Moscow Soviet Foreign Minister V M Molotov promised to consider a British request the Kremlin urge restraint on Red China At the same time Britain pledged Red Chinas claim to islands along her coast would receive fair consideration if the Communists join in the imminent talks The Red Chinese have made one appearance in the 1950 during debate on the Korean War New Zealand Friday called the Two Men Arrested In Slaying of Texas Rancher of ISEA now is unopposed as a candidate to succeed Frank L Hildreth of Des Moines as presi dent About The Weather Mason City Fair and cold Iowa Cloudy cold snow Minnesota Cold snow Globe Gazette Weather Data up to 8 Satur day Maximum 4 Minimum 7 At 8 1 Snow 75 YEAR AGO Maximum 23 Minimum 5 lowan Named to Post at Stockholm Bureau WASHINGTON C Anderson 44 Stanton Iowa has been named agricultural at tache at Stockholm the Agricul ture Department announced Fri day He replaces Elmer A Reese who is returning to the Foreign Agriculture Service here after five years as attache in both Sweden and Finland Two Men Saved From Gas Fumes NEW HAMPTONFrank Walk of New Albany saved Lowell Best Jefferson and Lee Pavey Hardingsburg from death here Friday when he found them in their truck cab overcome by carbon monixide Walk was driving a truck for Andy Walters New Albany when he stopped by the other truck at the C B drivein and was unable to rouse the men The stricken men were taken o St Josephs Hospital where they were given oxygen and re mained until Saturday HOUSTON Texas OPVTwo men one a former soninlaw Saturday were charged with the gangster Fashion slaying of Mrs Harry E Weaver wealthy West Texas ranch woman Police charged the former son inlaw Harry L Washburn 38 and Carlton Henneger 37 both of Hous ton Officers said Mrs Weaver was killed by mistake They said ihe nitroglycerin bomb planted in Weavers car was meant for the noted architect Nine North Iowa Soldiers Return SAN FRANCISCO Navy transport Gen Breckinridge docked here Friday with Army men from Korea Including the follow ing North lowans Cpl meeting of the 11Nation council The United States and Britain both backed ihe call But only Britain publicly supported New Zealand on the proposed invitation Communist China meanwhile re jected any suggestion of a cease Ire and warned she would strike back with heavy blows if Ameri can forces try to stop her from aking Formosa Not Acceptable Peipirig Radio in a broadcast leard here termed the idea of a Formosa ceasefire absolutely un acceptable and declared We are determined to liberate Formosa if the U S Armed Forces dare to attack us we will Defense of Islands Is Asserted Authority to Fight Reds WASHINGTON President Eisenhower Saturday signed resolution for defense of Formosa asserting it is evidence of United American determination to resist Communist aggression in an vital to the security of the United States The President signed in the pres ence of congressional leaders and Secretary of State Dulles less than 12 hours after the Senate sent resolution to him by an 853 vote The action cleared the way for Eisenhower to use American armed forces notably the 7th any Red Chinese at tack directed toward Formosa It also gives him authority to order the armed forces to evacu ate Chinese Nationalist troops from the Tachen Islands The authority to fight also in cludes the right to defend such places as the islands of Quemoy and Matsu off the Chinese main land if the President considers them essential to Formosan secur ity Some regard it as broad enough to permit him to order an attack on bases of troop concen trations on the Red Chinese main land as a defense measure Deeply Gratified When the President had com pleted the signing with more than a dozen pens which he later passed out to the congressional leaders tie made this statement I am deeply gratified at the most unanimous vote in the Con gress of the United States on this joint resolution To the members of the Congress and to their lead ers with me here today I wish publicly to thank them for their great patriotic service By their vote the American people prove their elected repre firmly strike back with heavy Ronald Askeland Lake Mills Cpl Allen Baker Forest City Cpl Kenneth Blietz New Hampton Pfc William Ferch Iowa Falls Cpl William Lallier Algona Sgt Richard Lceft Swea City Pfc Kenneth Patre Garner Sgt Erwin Post Tilonka and Sgt Lawrence Radje Buffalo Center 27 Claims Filed Against State DES MOINES Awaiting z decision by the Iowa Legislature Saturday was a claim for filed against the state by Johnl It was among 27 claims filed with the state comptrollers office for losses ranging death of a race horse to damage to the clothing of a state agent while making an arrest About 200 claims had been sent to the Legislature previously by the comptrollers office The de cision of the legislators is final ommendation to the Legislature Morrell Co said the represented its loss from hogs which had been processed when the swine disease vesicular exan Morrell Ottumwa meat firm F thema was found in the firms yards last fall The claim first was referred to the State Execu tive Council which deferred to the Legislature Prior to that the council had approved payment of by the lional the federal govern ment will be liable for the same amount Under a joint agreement the one government unit pays such damages if the olher does R K Koreger Maquoketa asked for the loss of a race horse He claimed the animal stepped on a stone at the State Fair race track broke a foot and had to be put to Francis Mac Duffic Chariton an The Chinese Nationalists greeted with considerable satisfaction the news of the U S Senates approval of President Elsenhowers firm policy for Formosa defense The Presidents signature on the fightifwemust declaration was expected to signal the beginning of an Americanshielded Nationalist withdrawal from the Communist menaced Tachen Islands Security Guarded Tao Hsishcng one of President Chiang Kaisheks advisers on na tional policy said the Senates ap proval of the declaration would tend firmly to safeguard the se curity of the free world in the West ern Evacuation of nationalist troops and about the same number of civilians from the exposed Ta miles north of Formosa In Majority WASHINGTON W Iowa Re publicans Sens Hickenlooper and Martin voted with the majority on every issue Friday night at the Senate defeated two amend ments and a substitute bill be fore approving 853 President Eisenhowers resolution The three opposing the measure were Sens William Langer Herbert Lehman and Wayne L Morse state to the Ottumwa firm for agent for the State Bureau of other hogs which had not yet becnjCriminal Investigation asked killed when the prevalence of the disease was discovered His clothing was bloodspattered when he was shot at Fort Dodge The federal government arresting Bernard Jergcns The claims first go to a joint paid Morrell on the of Fort Dodge as a suspect in HouseSenate committee for a If the slate pays the addija ilate liquor store burglary and only 18 miles from the Red hina begin at any time sentatives have made it clear to the world that we are united here at home in our determination to help a brave ally and to resist Communist aggression By so asserting this belief we are taking a step to preserve the peace in the Formosa area We are ready to support a United Na tions effort to end the present hos tilities in the area but we also are united in our determination to defend an area vital to the se curity of the United States and the free In talking of an end to present hostilities the President avoided use of the term ceasefire indicat ng that the United States is not so much interested in the techni calities of a truce arrangement as t is in ending the fighting if pos sible Quick Action The resounding Senate 853 vote for the resolution Friday night completed congressional action just five days after Eisenhower sent it to Capitol Hill SAME DATE19S444 Piled on a previous 4093 House count the Senate action gave 4946 congressional backing for a mea sure supporters said was aimed at keeping the peace but critics contended might signal shooting tfuit would set off World War III NEW COMMITTEEMEN WASHINGTON tflReps Paul Cunningham of Iowa and John Byrnes of Wisconsin have been named to the 26member Republi jcan Policy Committee of tht House ;