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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 15, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lor the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H E NEWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTHIOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIIl Associated Press and United Presi Full Leaie Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 15 1957 This Paper Consists of Two One 301 Neb erga Quits Crime Bureau Post Dismiss Contempt Charges Against One Mans KNOXVILLE Tenn Criminal contempt chargesagainst Mrs Zella Loy Nelson 19 were dismissed Monday in the Clinton segregation trials because she expects a child in September U S Dist Atty John C Crawford Jr said he had received a statement from a Clinton physician Dr John Smith about Mrs condition He said In view of this I move that the pro ceedings in this court as to Mrs Nelson be dismissed Judge Robert L Taylor agreed Mrs Nelson was free on the lowest bail oL the 15 Ten nessee defendants The 16th defendant in the mass criminal contempt trial is John Kasper New Jersey native To See films Taylor also ruled that the all white jury may see three news reel defense attorneys had tried to keep out of the rec ord Two of the reels it was re ported have bearing on the case as showing concerted actions The third the judge said is per tinent as evidence of notice To convict any of the remain A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE pm Sunday pmSunday pm Thursday KGLO 1200 WTAD Quincj WOI Ames B40 WSUI U City O10 pm Saturday How Effective Is Evangelism BOUT every 50 years or so an evangelist reminiscent of the Apostle Paul or John the Bap tist comes along and in a spec tacular way stimulates an aware ness of Jesus Christ in our world Billy Graham just now conclud ing a muchpublicized series oi meetings in Madison Square Gat den New York is the latest in the line of revivalists extending back to our Colonial days Just 40 years ago another famed evangelist named Biliyjcipal testified Monday that Kas1 tion Sunday was making the came to see him during thej lines with a like effort in theiweek Of Aug 27 when school same general setting He opened I preached to a million and a half asked me what I was people in a 10weeks campaign going lo do witn regard to getting1 and almost100000 hit the Negroes out of Clinton High dust trail A comparison and j said we werent go ing 15 Tennessee defendants the government must show that they had reasonable knowledge of a federal injunction banning inter ference with courtordered intej gration of Clinton High School last fall Federal prosecutors also mustj prove that the Clinton residents conspired with Kasper to violate the injunction Senator Lyndon John son Texas major ity leader predicted no filibuster Senator Richard B Russell Georgia leads southern toes of the bill Floods in South Illinois FARMER HELD X Streams Flood Stage i CHICAGO threatened some areas in downstate Illinois and Chicago suburbs Monday in the wakeof torrential rains over the weekend The heavy rains which struck the Chicagoland area and spread into central and south central sec tions of the state sent many streams to near flood stage The Illinois River was at flood stage at Ottawa a city of 19000 some 85 miles southwest of Chica Shotgun Blast Marks the Spot OTTUMWAW Robert Gon terman 51 of near Ottumwa was in a hospital here Monday with shotgun wounds which Sheriff Cliff Riley said were in flicted by a neighboring farmer whose home Gonterman tried to enter Sunday Gonterman was wounded in the lower back by a blast from a 410 shotgun which Riley said j was fired by Charles F Pal A complaint chargin mer Gonterman with attempted breaking and entering was signed by Mr and Mrs Pal mer Bench Parole Gonlerman was given a Outside Influence Denied Held Office Since 1939 DES MOINES W Neber gall 65 chief of the IowaBureau of Criminal Investigation more 18 years resigned Monday He asked for retirement Nebergall known familiarly Doc in law enforcement and state government circles said action is of my own voli jlion bench parole f go where the flow was backed up on a charge of breaking of breaking and by aeoofoot dam Starved Rockj entering and underwent State Park on the bank of the 1111 alric examination at that time nois River was ordered closed I Dikes Fail The runoff from Chicagos rec ord 6A inch rainfall which caused millions of dollars damage to property sent the Little Calu Senator William F Knowland Cali fornia got the bill on Senate floor This school was integrated peacefully in Washington Senator Joseph C OMahoney Wy oming1 offered e o m promise amendment BATTLE SOMETIMES NOT CIVIL SOMETIMES NOT RIGHT These are key pro and con figures in the administrations civil rights bill which is being battled David Brittain 41 Clinton prin1 in the Senate Question of jury trials in discrimination cases is the hone of conten met River spilling over dikes and forced some 200 families from their homes in the Highland Ind and Calumet City III area However danger of further flood ing appeared easing as the river to recede Sunday night Heavy rain fell in areas be jtween Springfield and St Louis nearly six inches t was re Riey said The sheriff said Palmer told him Gonterman was on a lad der attempting to remove a screen from the second story bedroom window where one of the Palmers three daughters tween the two campaigns will be inevitable The 1917 effort cost Grahams will run far over the million dollar mark a large chunk of it due to Saturday night telecasts it should be ex plained Americas first great movement ing to do anything about it I said we were under a court order to enroll them Brittain replied Not Under Orders He stated to me that other people r other places had not Motion on CR Bill to Carry WASHINGTON Sen Ervin About Iirst great reviva j said they were not under known as the orders to SQ as we were The Weather Mason City Considerable cloudi ness with an occasional shower or thunderstorm Monday night and Tuesday Not much change in temperature low around 68 High Tuesday 8488 the law on enrolling said Monday he sees ajiowa Partly cloudy with widely are Awakening swept the colonies in the 18th century It began in New Jerseys Dutch settlements and was led bv Germanborni I said I had three ai voting rights bill I could obey the court order disl whlle Ervln and other Southern Kasper then said What you going to do yourself good chance ministrations civil rights bill Hoi what its supporters have been trying to advertise it to Theodore J Frelinghuysen Jon athan Edwards was setting the obey or resign I said I intended New England scene afire with reto obey ligious fervor at the same time He finally said hed get me out George Whitefield an England0 that school before the term trained fire and brimstone artistIwas over if I didnt get those Ne was of that same general era groes out Oldtime Religion j Thereafter he said people be In the period between the driving automobiles around ohition and the Civil War revival services and mass conversions were common throughout the established churches the school bearing signs and mak ing threats Students began at tending classes wearing badges Brittain said the badges bore the senators expressed confidence they are gaining ground they are likely to run into an increas ing counterattack from supporters of the Housepassed bill once the preliminary skirmishing is ended In 7fh Day So far the Senate debate now in its seventh day has been tech nically on a motion of Senate Re ad1 scattered thundershowers through Tuesday Not much change in temperatures until warmer Tuesday Low Monday night 6674 Five day Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 7 degrees above normal Tuesday through Saturday Normal high 88 north to 90 south Normal lows 62 north to 65 south Warmer Tues Nora Springs Man Dies of injuries Jacob P Gashel 76 Nora Springs died Sunday night in Mercy Hospital from injuries suf fered in a twocar collision Wed nesday night east of Nora Springs River Nine deaths were attributed to the storm in Chicago Although water in the melropol jitan area still caused some hard J ship and inconveniences most o Chicago and nearby communities had finished cleanup jobs About Normal Rail air and bus traffic was re ported about normal Telephone service also was near normal Some 33000 telephones were knocked out by the storm Segments of several roads in the C h i c a g o area remained closed Most of the several hun He denied any outside influ jence led him to his decision t Nebergall who said he is a I Republican and always has been was asked whether he had Stalked to Democratic Gov Her ischel Loveless about his plans JHe said i 1 have not talked to the Gov ernor in this connection nor he talked to me To Name Successor Loveless will name Nebergalil successor Nebergall noted that over there would be no question of iperiod of the last couple of years identity Palmer told Riley small handful of sheriffs made Palmer said his wife held a periodic complaints about the op flashlight with the beam on Gonieration of the bureau But them terman while he aimed the gun ihave been none for about a year Overalls Found In a letter to State Safety Com Gonterman fled into a field jmissioner Clinton Moyer Neber aflerthe shooting and the Paljgall said mers called the sheriff Having passed the retirement man was taken into custody at Sage of 65 last Sept and as we his home and Riley said GonS enter a new budget period I deem termans bloodsoaked overalls jit advisable at this time to tender were found hidden on his resignation place Riley said Gpritermah at Y I request that I be granted re was sleeping I aimed to mark him so first denied he had been at the Palmer place said the Palmers told him they had seen Gonterman around their place lately and lad been keeping watch The aimer and Gonterman farms are about half a mile apart tirement by the Iowa Peace ficers Retirement System I would like to surrender active re sponsibility as chief on Aug i and day Cooler about Wednesday Warmer again Friday or day Precipitation will average about onehalf inch in scattered An autopsy will be performed to disclose the cause of death Gashels wife 67 and Francis Anthony Weaver 30 originally of L a k a but now working in Mason City remain hospitalized at Mercy with injuries Weaver was the driver of the other car Highway patrol officers said that a charge will probably be filed against Weaver in the mis in camp meetingsjmotto Keep our white schools country in as well as Educational institutions were frewhite quently the sites Yale for ex He said he finally school Dec 4 in the jsafely ample had 15 allout revivals in the first 40 years of the 19th cen tury It was at the camp meetings that the term oldtime religion came into vogue Its distinctive marks included exhortive preach ing lusty hymnsinging shout ing jerking and other manifesta tions of religious frenzy Four denominations Methodists Baptists Presbyterians and Con gregaUonalists took the lead in sponsoring circuit riders preachers on horseback The names Asbury and Cartwright are synonymous with that frontier Itel1 al era in American history storms publican Leader Knowland of California to take the bill off the calendar and bring it up for ac tion This is to be voted on late Tues closed theiday and even the bills allout Lightning Sets Three Fires During Nipht Minimum Lightning was blamed for at interest offoes concede the motion will car ry i Once this happens and the Seni ate turns to actual consideration of the bill and proposed menls proponents plan to jumps into the debate To date in thej interest of time they have been largely content to leave thel speechmaking to Southern foes of the bill Special Division i The measure passed by the House last month would establish thundershowers during the pe riod Minnesota Showers warmer Globe Gazette weather data up tc 8 am Monday Patrolmen said the Weaver carjneighbors who wmcjows dred families forced from their homes in low areas in Joliet Kankakeeand Chicago suburbs returned to their dank houses Five persons suffered minor in juries Sunday when a twostory bungalow was leveled by an ex plosion believed caused by leak ing gas in the basement which was flooded The family which lived in the home on the far south west side was away for the week end The injured were next door had crossed to the wrong lane the road jtist before the crash He had been drinking before the accident patrolmen added were cut when were shattered Windows were smashed in manj nomes in the block Maximum Sunday Minimum Sunday night At 8 am Monday 84 67 71 I I hree fires 83 66 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum Saturday 88 Minimum Saturday night R5 At 8 am Sunday 75 Davenport Boy 5 Is Drowning Victim DAVENPORT tfl Michael W Hollmer 5 Davenport drowned Sunday afternoon at Hariah Lake and Drivein pool about ZVi miles west of here on Highway 22 The youngster had been wading inj shallow water at the pool whenj he apparently headed into water where he drowned Diablo Finally Set Off in Atom Test Exercise ATOMIC TEST SITE Nev Diablo the nuclear device that ehaved like a dud two weeks go burst with a stunning purple lue over the Nevada desert at 30 am CST Monday The explosion seventh of the current summer test series was described by newsmen as one of he most beautiful they had ever seen The blossom atop the cloud was surrounded by a flourescent R W NEBERGALL SAME 348 Blick In past 31 hoon cause of a power failure a sixmember commission to as thunder Study civil righls Problems as munaer Anolher part designated Sec moved mto Iowa earlyUion 3 would permit the attorney After the Civil War general lo obtain federal court in ism assumed some new forms un Heaviest rainfall reported wasijuncUons against violatioris or der the leadership of Dwight L tne 396 mcnes al threatened violation of votingj Moody and Charles Finney They between midnight and 6am Car dghts and Qlher dvil dghts in weremore lhan exhorters theyP11 hacl IM inches Atlantic 98sslead of navin to relv on crim were master psychologists withwinterset 73 Gutchne Center prosecutions a special comprehension of mass and Osceola 56 of an inch Damage was estimated at about Kiester Robbery Suspect Held on Bond of hysteria Moreover they could find an appealing common ground between religion and the numerous social reform propos als of their era Brought It to Cities from a fire that started Fojrfield Man 64 when lightning struck the Knud n n son Produce building aUHarlan UPOWnS m KlVer HOUSTON Tex S Com imissioner Billy Costa set bond Monday at for Robert Em met McDonald 42 a suspect in aj S9000 Minnesota bank robbery iIune 5 i Costa said McDonald would be CONESVILLE Lyjtaken to St Paul within the next ons 64 Fairfield drowned SaturHO days to face the federal bank The buildings roof caved in dur ing the blaze and there was con Moodypaved the way for Billyjsiderable damage from in charge which he denies mrfav anri Rillv Graham hv water Lightning also started River aboul miles McDonald was Crested Satur Sunday and Billy Graham originating what could be by de evangel a fire that destroyed a barn on scribed as an urban ism He brought the message of personal salvation to the new class of industrial large cities He was evangelist to enlist wealthy back ers and volunteer aides in local communities to assure him finan cial and moral support before the Ed Malhicscn farm near Har Ian fire On the Gale Dolch farm workers jnAtlantic lightning started a the firston tnc farmhouse roof An Atlan tic fire truck became mired in thej mud on the way to the fire andi the heavy rain that fell in tho west of here He was swimmingday by FBI agents who said he with a nephew George been charged with the rob Washington and his wife at thciDery Of lnc First National Bank itimc His body was Kiester Minn Saturday night opening a revival J fcynis McCormick P Morgan and John CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 FIRE INVESTIGATED HEADS BAR GLENWOOD MVOfficials Mon1 NEW area put out the fire day were still investigating the High temperatures Su n d a yicause of a blaze which destroyed ranged from 82 al Council Bluffs lo 89 at Lambni Mason City had 84 two double corn cribs and about Rhyne YORK 44yearold Charles S Washington DC attorney was elected presi dent of the American Bar Assn 54000 in farm machinery at the Monday He is the youngest presi Glenwood State School dent in the ABAs 80year history AP Wivophoto RESUMES HIS ROLE Eisenhower Monday buckles his safety belt aboard a helicopter as his pilot Maj Robert Barrett prepares to fly the Chief Exec utive to a secret relocation point as part of the nationwide civilian defense test The exercise began last week but was recessed over the weekend purple color which began to facel about a minute after the blastlake three weeks of vacation due The stem supporting the Tnis will lerminate my serv also had a new look It was notjce as o Aug 22 and make my straight as most have been injrelirement effective as of that previous shots but bulged a at the bottom Became Chief The blast was about half nomiNebergall became chief of tha nal in size or roughly onehalf asbureau on Jan im He has powerful as the atomic bombsserved as chief longer than any dropped on Japan during Worldone else since the bureau was War IL established in the early 1930s Diablo originally was sched Hc joined the oureau as an uled to be detonated June 2 thervagcnt jn 1930i after njne years as was postponed a day On o Slory County However the bomb failed to fire bejafler tnrce years as agent ne left to become editor of the Iowa Sheriff for the Iowa Sheriffs Assn He remained in that work or six years then returned to the bureau as chief As an agent he was state chief of Vigilantees7 in the bank rob bery era of 193032 He command ed training and functioning of nearly 4500 sworn special depu ties or vigilantees As sheriff Nebergall handled the first criminal case in Iowa in which the defendant was convict ed by means of fingerprint evi dence alone and without other supporting evidence Possible Successors There had been recent reports that NcbcrgaU might be leaving his post soon Several persons have been mentioned as his possi ble successor These include Roy Meadows who resigned recently from the Federal Bureau of In vestigation after serving many years in DCS Moincs and said he plans lo practice law here Others are Polk County Sheriff Wilbur Hildreth and State Rep Casey Loss Algona a former sheriff there Both are Democrats Also some quarters said the ap pointment might go to one of tht senior state agents ;