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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 6, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lot the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY o 1956 This Paper Consists of Two Ore No 232 Kid naper in New Ransom Demands Schools Motion Defeated Parties Blame Each Other WASHINGTON OR Republi cans and Democrats Friday sought to fix responsibility on each other for House action bury ing a federal aid to education pro gram under a 224194 vote It was a defeat for President Eisenhower who had strongly urged such a program to help ease a nationwide shortage of school classrooms Capping a day of rare confusion and reversals the House Thurs day finally killed off the bill which would have authorized Si in federal grants for school construction in the next five years while denying aid to states which continue to segregate children by race The ensuing uproar over who was responsible promised to carry over into the fall election cam paign Produced Majority Democrats noted they produced a majority for the bill while the Republicans voted against it Republicans said the Democrats were at fault for not supporting Eisenhowers plan to give weight to the needs of each state in divid ing up the proposed grants The Democratic sponsored measure would have allocated the money solely on the basis of schoolage population in eacb state Northerners blamed a coalition of Republicans and Southern Dem ocrats And Southerners blamed an antiscgregation amendment and what some of them called a threat of federal control over lo cal school systems Before the House knocked the whole measure in the head it nailed onto the bill 225192 an amendment by Rep Powell D a Negro to deny school aid to states failing to comply with decisions of the Supreme In a confused situation earlier it had eliminated a somewhat simi lar provision first approved or a tentative vote Tuesday Filibuster Seen That provision had foreshad owed trouble for the bill if it ever reached the Senate since South ern Democrats had indicated they would talk to death a bill contain ing any such feature Sen Humphrey a backer of the bill said House Re publicans had stuck a knife in the back of school A few Republican votes could have saved it he declared Humphrey said that if any SHERMAN ADAMS Ike Discusses Politics With Two Aides GETTYSBURG Pa President Eisenhower discussed his second term intentions with his staff Friday for the first time since his illness White House Press Secre tary James C Hagerty an nounced that Eisenhower dis cussed both personal and general politics in a confer ence with Hagerty and Presi dential Assistant Sherman Adams But there was no statement on the big question Does the President still intend to run for another term in the White House Hagerty told newsmen that he talked with the chief execu tive at the farm Adams con ferred with the President by telephone Hagerty flatty refused to give any details of the political conversations He said he wouldnt know whether a further statement of the Pres idents second term intentions is required Al Im trying to do is to keep you informed of the con versation I have had with the Hagerty said with a facesplitting grin When might we expect an announcement of these po litical discussions a reporter asked 1 wouldnt Hagerty said Hagerty said it might be that Eisenhower would have a news conference before he leaves Gettysburg Czech Plot Is Revealed Reds Fear Outbreaks VIENNA Austria Prague newspaper reported Friday that Czechoslovak Communist security police smashed a plot to set fire o Pragues big Pankrac Prison and seize the radio station and central post office I The newspaper report said the armed plotters were captured and liquidated in a single It added that in capturing two of the eading plotters there was gunfire n which a security policeman vas killed The story of the plot was pub ished in Prace official organ of the Czechoslovak trade unions The article was titled day by day n combat against enemies of the It also related the capture of various other alleged spies and subversives and charged that all in the pay of American and other imperialist intelligence No dates of these ac tions were given Former Leaders MOTHER IN PLEA TO KIDNAPER AP Wirephoco Beatrice Weinberger mother of Peter Weinberger sobs without restraint Thursday night as she begs the kidnaper to return her son during a special radio brbadcast She also gave instructions on the childs formula and feeding habits before collapsing House Group Votes Foreign Aid Slosh Prace said the gang which plot WASHINGTON House Appropriations Committee voted Friday to cho ted to fire out of President Eisenhowers fivebilliondollar foreign aid moneyre vakias biggest prison on the outquest for this year skirts of the seize the radio and post office nearer the center of town was composed of former private business people and former Czechoslovak army officers It did not state how many were involved but said the Contacts Babys Parents WESTBURY N Y A per on believed to be the kidnaper of monthold Peter Weinberger tele phoned the parents home Friday aying the baby was alive and veil Morris Weinberger the hilds father told the caller he vas prepared to meet a ransom lemand Weinberger said the call came at and that he told the caller Am ready to meet your de mand awaiting your It was not made clear just why he response was worded in such ashion and Weinberger revealed ittle else about the conversation or whether he would seek to make a private effort to get the baby back Prime Concern Police have said they could not egally pull out of the case but that their prime concern is the afety of the baby and they would do anything possible in this con nection Weinbergers son was taken Trom a carriage at the back of their fashionable home here Wed nesday afternoon A note was left demanding ransom Police baitedairapfxirthe kid PETER WEINBERGER Victim naper Thursday with packages placed at spots in the vicinity o The 28 per cent slash applying mostly to proposed arms aid for free world countries went 300 ne Weinberger home illinn dollars dpprvpr than nrpvirmslv vntpfl HOIIKP ruts which sairl would serirmslv im Farm Expert Continues Crop Check By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Widespread need for livestock forage in southern Iowa despite recent heavy rains in that area were observed Thursday and Fri day by a federal farm expert who inspected drought conditions in portions of 10 counties Robert P Hall of the United States Department of Agriculture heading a group of federal and Minister Dies of Accident Injuries GREENFIELD Lfl The Rev Harold Reel 47 Mt Ayr died at the Adair County Hospital here school aid bill is to be passed earlv Friday of injuries received this year it will take some presiin an auto accident Thursday leader a man named Jirasek An account of the plot was at tributed to a major of the security police He charged the plotters re ceived their instructions from abroad and that their object was to create Most Dramatic Praces article was the most dramatic of a series of plot stor ies have been appearing with increasing frequency in the Czechoslovak press especially since last weeks Poman revolt The Czech Communist regime has charged Americanpaid agents have been infiltrating the country in increasing numbers some coming in by balloon and others swimming the Danube as frogmen trying to stir revolt and execute sabotage These reports have been accompanied by calls for intensified vigilance by the people Billion Paid to Vets of All Wars WASHINGTON W From the Revolutionary War up to now veterans and their dependents million dollars deeper than previously voted House cuts which Eisenhower said would seriously im and free world security Those cuts were made by the House in an authorization bill set ting a ceiling on the program The new measure subject to House and Senate changes would provide the actual money The committee approval of a bill marked a sharp setback to strenuous Kdministratton efforts to win congressiona idontial political oxygen to revive The Rev Mr Reel was one ofjhave received more than 82 bil i five persons injured in the colli Sen H Alexander Smith on a hlaclstop road near here senior Republican on the ReeJ and Mrs James Senate Labor and Public Welfare Committee told a reporter it looks very difficult to get any school legislation this year as re sult of the House action About 0 Bnen 26 Stuart were listed in critical condition Friday OBrien and the couples 3yearold daugh ter Becky were in good condi tion lion dollars in benefit payments from the government The Veterans Administration Cedar Rapids Couple Baby Die in Crash CEDAR RAPIDS W Three members of a Cedar Rapids fam ily were killed late Thursday when a car in which they were passengers crashed into a heavy road machine parked on a section of Highway 74 which is under con struction The victims were Glenn Brown jhis 20yearold wife and their son Glenn 3 Another son Randy Brown 18 months and T H Smothers Vin ton driver of the car were brought to Mercy Hospital here The baby suffered minor injuries Smothers reported in fair condition with severe cuts chest and other injuries The accident happened near Palo six miles northwest of here Authorities said the highway was being blacktopped and barri cade signs had been put up clos ing it to travel The car slammed into the road machine which had been left parked on the highway after the days work BUILTIN SCALPEL FLINT Mich oper passage of nearly the full Eisenhower sought The committee voted also a investigation of for sign aid saying there has been vagueness and a lack of in formation about the program The House group said the U S overseas assistance plans are frequently put together with little or no consideration of the needs of the country or coun tries New Bit It said the new bill plus in previously voted funds still unspent would allow the program to continue another two to three years at its present rate Ready Work on InterState Highways DES MOINES W Purchase of rightofwray for Iowas new interstate highway w o r k on S 6 69 and 75275 already las begun and contracts will be let within 60 days Gov Leo Hoegh said Friday The governor told his news conference all three routes for The only other information given out by Weinberger Friday was that the phone caller indi cated that the caller would be watching afternoon papers Wein berger did not indicate what was meant by this Earlier the distraught parents of the 34 day old chiid publiclj pledged to pay real ransom money or do anything to obtain a release of the sandy haired blue eyed tot Weinberger a prosperous wholesale drug salesman whose handsome brick and clapboard ranch house is located in a Long sland suburb not far east of New York City said he had the cash ready to turn over to the kidnaper Near Collapse The mother Beatrice Weinber ger a 32yearold brunette sob bingly implored the kidnaper to please please please call any one Leave a note anywhere I state officials is looking into the request of Gov Leo Hoegh that 36 Iowa counties be declared dis aster areas Hall indicated he would reach no conclusions until Saturday when a threeday tour ol the 3S counties is completed Tour Resumed The inspection tour was re sumed Friday with visits to farms in south central and southwestern The committee figured Eiscnthe present have equal priority i shall see that you get what you howers total appropriations pro said Friday wartime service aciated Friday to retrieve the open counted for more than 8V billion of jpenknife Lee Reeves 12 swal1 the total the remaining billion golowed I was lying in bed pick ing to peacetime veterans andjing my teeth and the knife their dependents he explained The Weather Mason City Mostly fair and warm through Saturday Low Friday 5863 High Saturday 8590 Iowa Mostly fair Friday night low 5868 Partly cloudy warm Saturday Minnesota Continued pleasant Fiveday Iowa Temperatures Friday night through next Wed nesday will average slightly above normal Normal highs 85 north to 88 south Normal lows 61 north to 65 south Warming trend during the weekend otherwise little change Rainfall is expected to average less than onefourth of an inch in oc casional widely scattered thun der showers GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum Thursday 79 Minimum Thursday night 60 At 8 Friday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 73 80 67 posa at with new funds of plus in requested reappropria tion of carryover funds It voted to chop the total to 000 including 1 for military as sistance abroad below the administration pro posed The House had cut the military figure a bil lion dollars in the authoriza tion bill but heeding strong ad ministration protests the Senate roted to restore 600 million dol ars of that cut The House committee said that along with five billion dollars in previous military aid funds still unspent the new appropriation would allow continued military assistance spending for about three years at the present rate SWISS CLIMBERS Swiss mountaineers Friday nandle a stretcher and other gear after arriving in this country to assist in recovery work at the site of the twin airliner crashes in the Grand Canyon area They were called in after it was found that part of the wreckage could be reached only by scaling nearly perpendicu lar cliffs 2 100 No Strings millions for economic development in the Middle East and Africa the full amount Eis enhower requested and 300 mil lions for a special flexible fund without strings as to where it could be applied But the committee turned down a request for another 100 mil lions for an Asian development fund It said 90 millions was still left from last years appropri ation for the same purpose 3 for defense support economic aid to bol ster defense efforts of countries getting U S military assistance This was close to the admin istration request as to work and funds under the federal road legislation which became effective July l Traffic count and need event ually will determine which of the routes reaches completion the governor added He explained that by need he referred to situations where such factors as a crooked or inadequate stretch of route might turn out to be more important than the traffic count Meets With Beck Hoegh conferred Thursdayaf ernoon with Robert K Beck chairman of the State Highway Commission and Chief Engineer John Butter He said the com mission has hired a private en gineering firm to do the work on the U S 669 intercept which is expected to be located just north of Des The commissions engineering staff already is swamped and it will be more efficient and more economical to hire private firms on some of the more complicated phases of the inter state Hoegh said Some Phases Hoegh noted that some phases of the fourlane interstate pro gram such as a bridge across the Mississippi in the Quad Cities area will require an agreement with other states SAME BUck nc menni traffic tenth in Vast 1 kouri She was near collapse as she broadcast a radio and television appeal for the return of her son over a Freeport station I am the mother of Peter she read from a written statement that fluttered in her trembling hand Whoever you are please return my baby I assume you are desperate ly in need of money I am willing to cooperate in any way I am most con cerned of all for the welfare of my baby He is only fouri weeks old The next line in the statement was the most vital in the race against time It contained the in fants formula But she was un able to read it and the note floated to the floor Fresh Diaper Tt was 3 on the Fourth of July that she last saw her baby She had given Peter his formula at the prescribed feeding time gone inside for a fresh diaper and returned to the patio to find him missing she cried to detectives You read this I Then weeping uncontrollably she dropped into a chair Detective Sgt Edward Curran of the Nassau County police picked up the note and read the formula Hoegh said that although workj loWQDS on all three interstate routes in Iowa will get under way at about the same time obviously not all three will be completed at the same Sports Bulletin HOYLAKE England UP Peter Thomson of Australia won a third straight British golf championship Friday by shooting 7274 on his last two rounds for a total of 2fio was the first player since the to win the title three years in succession Their Sympathy NEWTON Iowa cou ple whose child was kidnaped about three miles from the scene of New Yorks latest kidnaping Thursday extended sympathy to the parents of the missing infant Jerry and Marilyn Damman who now live seven miles north of here said they had been pray ing for Mr and Mrs Morris Weinberger of Westbury The couples son Steven 3 was taken from in front of an East Meadow L supermarket Oct Vf Thursdays leg of the tour took he group into Van Buren Davis Appanoose Monroe Marion Keo cuk Wapello Mahaska and adja ent counties In some places Hall found corn nd soybeans growing in near umper proportions with fair rops in other spots but the gen ral picture on livestock feed was ne of barren pastures little or 10 hay and in some areas lack f water for cattle Grain The purpose of having the vari iis counties declared disaster areas would be to make farmers eligible for government grain at educed prices and to permit them o graze land entered for benefits under the soil bank plan Accompanying Hall were Floyd Iowa State College dean of agriculture Kermit Hansen Iowa director of the Farmers Home Administration and Loyd Van atten assistant state secretary of agriculture Nation Needs New Stevenson Another story on page 2 CRESTON Stevenson candidate for the Democratic presidential says the country needs some new ideas to meet its farm problem Stevenson disclosed Friday on the second leg of what he calls a listening tour to find out what farmers are thinking that he is considering a program which would offer high inducements to maintain a sizable grass and legume base on farms He said what he has in mind is a plan under which farmers would have a certain acreage for growing grass and legumes and could do what they pleased with acreage outside that base Stevenson did not go into detail on how it would work but said it was one that might be easier to police than present farm pro grams The former Illinois governor who is looking for support of dele gates to the Democratic national convention as well as farm ideas Thursday traveled about 225 miles through drought areas o southern Iowa and Friday he headed into northern Missouri ;