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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 17, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T UBklKLUCKAB Associated tad United Press Full Wirei SPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBOR S HOME EDITION Copy Ringling Closes Circus Big Top Is Packed Away FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES PITTSBUfiG John Ringling North Tuesday brought down the Big Top of the Great est Show on Earth for the last time Down with it tumbled a world of excitement for small children And lowering of the massive can vas tent symbolized the end of a golden era in the history of en tertainment North doomed the big top of Ringling Brothers and Barnuin and Bailey Monday with the an nouncement that the tented cir cus is a thing of the Dates Cancelled He cancelled all remaining dates for the season and said the show in the future will be anal most completely mechanically controlled It will move indoors next year into air conditianed arenas Only a small group of specta tors had turned out for Mondays matinee performance But after Norths dramatic announcement was made known crowds surged under the Big Top for the final night show A feeling of nostalgia had spread through the city Grown ups evoked nostalgic visions of small boys sneaking into the show under the most convenient tent Raps and trudging on wet sawdust past the big cat cages into the main arena But Ringlings words meant these days were gone forever Final Show Delayed Many of the spectators snt on the ground in front of the standsOthers stood on the side1 Matthew C McKeon Tuesday lines The was delayed pleaded innocent to the main lor an hour and a half to allow charges arising from the forced spectators to push their way in svhich he led six Marine der the big top recruits to death by drowning in a The circus ended its show wilhswiimp last April 8 the usual glittering finale Then McKeons plea of innocent to the band played Auld Langthe charges of involuntary man Ringmaster Al Tabor bid i slaughter and oppression of re farewell to the audience at Pittsieruits was entered by Defense burgh and to those who would S Attorney Emile Zola Berman On the lesser charges of drink MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 17 1954 Paper Consuls oi Two SecHonsSection No 341 THRONG ON THE a meager turnout for a Mondiv after noon pertormance by the Ringling Bros circus at Pittsburgh Pa circtis overs be gar to arrive early for the evening show when it was revealed the famed was for the season The photo was taken at 6 p the big top was to the midway already jammed McKeon Pleads Innocent to Manslaughter 2nd Charge Stands Mute on Drinking Accusation PARR1S ISLAND have seen onenight stands across the nation ing in barracks and in the pres As the crowd out roustoncc of recruit Berman said abouls prepared to lower accused stands 70foothigh lent Guy ropes were loosened stakes pulled and the 21 si Floor The 31 yearold former drill in i j strnctor was silent and rammri land of the Show I stiff as Berman spoke He stared a spot in the floor clancin Steel Strike Negotiations in Recess jdustry representatives went over identical to the one vetoed ACTRESS tN Li Lihwa one of the leading ac tresses in Nationalist China is polishing up on her English while a suest ai th the situation with top executives authorizes of 12 major basic steel comjdreds of Cit B D Hit b r House ReSubmits Military Bill u Disputed Provisions Left Out Measure Goes to Senate FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES unprece dented speed the House Tuesday passed a military construction bill stripped of pro visions which drew a presidential veto Monday The bill now goes to the Senate The House action was taken by unanimous consent with only about 100 members on the floor It came shortly after the Armed Services Committee had approved a measure lacking two provisions objected to by the President These would have required the Defense Department to get ap proval of the Senate and House Armed Services committees be fore going ahead with contracts for Talos missile sites and for construction of governmentin sured housing for servicemens families Nearly Identical Bill Except for eliminating these PITTSBURGH UPVNegotiations were recessed in the nationwide steel strike Tuesday while intwo provisions the new bill was the one vetoed It construction of hun projects at militarj Special Tax Relief Wanted for CITY TRANSIT SYSTEMS Governors Transit Study Committee Tuesday had reached tentative agreement that city transit sys tems need special tax relief to help meet their financial problems The committee is agreed rhaf transit companies are going to have to have some tax said John Ropes committee chair man Ropes s a member of the Iowa Commerce Commission A tenUhve date of Sept 2021 vvas set for meetings in Des Monies with civic business and transit firm representatives to discuss suggested tax relief proposals Gov Leo A Hoegh set up the study group at the request of transit officials Bus firms in Iowas major cities had reported their passenger count had dropped 57 per cent in the last eight panies Before heading to New York for the meeting John A Steph ens vice president of U S Steel declared We are going to consider this whole picture again We will meet bases in the United States and abroad Chairman Richard B Russell DGa of the Senate Armed Serv ices Committee indicated in ad vance that he doubts whether it will be necessary to repass the for keeps No Comment j71 North could not be reached for ward comment and nobody eise in auNT J thority with the circus would say only briefly at the courtmartial panel presided over by Col Ed L Hutchinson Woodbury what Navy Capt Irving N Klein law become of the 800 to officer for the court in referring Pavro11 to the charges on which Mc Keon stood mute instructed the board to proceed as if of not Ruilty had been entered Until Tuesday the second day of the tria the court convened by Navy Secretary Charles S Thomas had been occupied with legal maneuvering roubles bad weather rising costs and other factors such as television which cut into at tendance put an end to the tent show Similar problems sounded the death knell earlier this year for two other Beatty with some of our associates whom bill at this session of Congress we have not seen since June Russell said the defense Depart Stephens has been the top inment may prove to have enough diistry negotiator in meetings authority and money already on fllCn flii VP 1 nrliirl Arf f i h irtrl trt ImAth i 4 V r ij Ike Praises Demos for Key Support WASHINGTON tf President Eisenhower spoke warm praise Tuesday for key support that Democratic congressional leaders given his multibillion dollar foreign aid program Senate Republican Leader Knowland Calif and House Re publican Leader Martin Mass said Eisenhower expressed appre ciation for the Democratic sup port during a White House con ference with the GOP leadership They represented the Presiden as hopeful the Senate will vot the full foreign ai appropriation week by the Accident Mars 2Year City Mark Steven Sandberg Is Victim have includwl Prese contract to Cecil B DeMilie Miss Lihwa came to Iowa with Richard McCarthy the son of Mr and Mrs McCarthy consul and director of the infor mation service at Hong She will make her movie debut in The with Yul Brynner as its stardirec tor lvcs f Steel Co and other Steel latter 1 Canadian Swims English Channel and King Bros j The defense sought to sever the However a group of men charges from the In nfnrJy with and oppression accusaiSee i lion ind In UeUeC IC companies along with U S Steel are the big three of tie basic steel industry After the negotiations recessed Monday until noon Wednesday in Pittsburgh David J McDon ald president of the United Steel workers said there had been no new Stephens was asked if the New York session meant the industry would prepare a new settlement proposal He replied I do not mean There was no indication that the industry or the union have keep construction two until next year work and going Brings Denials Eisenhower vetoed the original bill on grounds that some of its provisions were an unconstitu tional invasion of executive pow ers by Congress He specifically objected to provisions tiat would have given the House and Senate Armed Services Committees a veto over Defense Department plans for new Talos guided mis sites and for military hous ing projects Committee members de n i e d that the provisions were a con gressional invasion of executive recommended las Senate Appropria tions Committee The conference lasted 90 min utes during which the Presiden went over pending legislation bill by bill Knowland said his present esti mate is that Congress can ad journ sometime next week possi bly as early as Thursday but possibly not until Saturday Knowland said the administra tion is still hopeful of passing in the Senate the Houseapprovec postal increase bill He and Martin both expressed confidence the mili tary public works bill can be re written and passed before ad journment The House Armed Services committee is considering a bill the n anrtr v V n i i Barnum Bailey has and to Rajn access to certainiS frrL P Enghsh thanper cent of the nations chased the CMe Beatty records chiefly the H EnSland industry on July 1 and plan to reopen it Aug 30 l among A PCrSOn lo mako thc The industry has offered Albuquerque N M If the pla vvhal they thought of Marine j month contract which it f T Tt V n lid V All VdSlUU Ul CAcCUtlVc Ul their positions since But they agreed to go Amyot of 000 USW members shut down 90 along with the President so vital ish Chan per cent of the nations basic defense work will not be delaved vetoed Monday on the ground that some provisions were a congres sional invasion of executive authority Hoffman Endorsed by Senate Group Tf materializes it would tic the las big traveling road circus in Amer ica TO ADDRESS CONCLAVE SAN FRANCISCO dent Herbert Hoover who will be 82 Aug 10 will address the Re publican National Convention here Aug 21 at President Eisen bowers personal invitation part officials announced here About The Weather Wason City Partly cloudy through Wednesday with occa sional thundershowers Low Tuesday night around 60 High Wednesday 8083 Iowa Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday with scattered thundershowers north west Not much change in tern perature Low Tuesday night in 60s Showers warm GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Tuesday Maximum Monday 84 Minimum Monday night 58 At 8 Tuesday 76 YEAR AGO Maximum 73 Minimum 63 thought training methods Motions Denied Klein denied the motions to sev er the lesser charges from con sideration but did order the Ma rine corps to let the defense see the opinion poll results Berman has said the poll migh serve to explain the reason wh McKeon led the 74man platoon o recruits five weeks in the corps into the tidal marshland Berman has contended all along that regardless of official orders McKeons training methods in eluding the forced march were sjenerally accepted practice this training center Prior to the entering of the piea the major development of the da was the order to the Marines to et the defense see the opinion o 1 1 questionnaires and the Marines analysis of the answers Bricefyn Woman Dies of Crash Injuries ALBERT LEA Minn j3yearold Bricelyn woman Mrs Monda Van Horn died in a hos Ual here Tuesday of injuries uffcred Sunday night Mrs Van Horn had been un onscious since the accident vhich occurred near Bricelyn he suffered a skull fracture vhcn thrown from the car she vas driving Mrs Van Horns car ollidcd wilh a vehicle driven by Harvey Engleby 17 Rake Iowa smg The 31yearold S the HouseiForeign WASHINGTON Senate ROBERTSON Robertson ExSheriff Dies at 77 J M Jack Robertson ormer sheriff of Cerro G County and for many years mon uctioneer in this area died Monjday night and Steven Sandberg 2 died at a Mason City hospital Monday night as a result of injuries re ceived when he was struck by a car The boy is the son of Mr and Mrs J W Sandberg 729 llth N E Leonard G Arp 49 Route 4 the cars driver told police the boy apparently darted from be tween two parked cars The ac cident occurred in front of the boys home about 4 p rn The child died at p m According to the police report Arp was driving west on llth N E He reported that he felt the car strike something in front jof 734 llth N E He stopped the icar and he and a passenger Gus Fritz Kahle 815 Monroe N W discovered the injured child Standing on Curb Arp took the boy and the boys mother to the hospital Sandberg a witness to the acci dent told officers Steven was standing on the curb across the street from their home before he ran into the cars path Hospital officials said death was caused by a combination of ievere bruises about the head chest and abdomen accompanied by shock No Charges The accident was reported to it Arp and were questioned anjby police Mon ay evening at Cedar oil owing a stroke b a c k Mr and Mrs Robertson had moved to Cedar Rapids about two veeks ago to be with their son reported to the ack Since the turn of the century Ir Robertson had taken a lead ng role at farm sales in north owa and southern Minnesota elling hundreds of thousands of ogs and cattle and vast mounts of farm equipment Born in Wisconsin Mr Robertson was born police station T u e s d a y No charges were against filed Arp Police said it at first ap peared that the Arp car had STEVEN faulty brakes but after testing the car Tuesday officers said that the brakes were in fair condition and could stop the car in a rea inisonable distance FrenchCana AU n j 3 would provide a package hourly increase of 17 cents an hour during the first year of the con tract McDonald values the offer at 14 cents an hour His 650000 p Iine strikers averaged an hour South Foreland near Dover at j before the strike started He has a swim of about 38 miles long dian plunged into the cold waters of the channel at Cap Gris Nez France at CST He crawled out of build four new Talos air defense bases at locations in the midwest at a cost of about four million dollars each it says Force can proceed with to Pre dent build fntr Eisenhowers choice of There he and DIES AT 105 DES MOINES Junger Trudo died Monday at the age of 105 FAULTY PAINT ON BEDROOM CEILING Paul Hoffman to be a dele gate to the United Nations Confirmation of Hoffman chair man of the board of the Studebak erPackard Corp and former for eign aid administrator is opposed by Sen McCarthy RWis wh has said he will speak against i in the Senate scene was in good condi that the sun was shining police that he had not blinded by the sun Sandberg childs death the death of his father took over brought to a trVgicend a Mrs Luces Illness Blamed on Arsenic closed the whole bizarre tale after friends told Mrs Luce they had heard snatches of the story The envoys husband Henry R Luce is editor in chief of the magazine Mrs Luce former playwright and Repub lican congresswoman from Connecticut was named ambassador to Rome in 1953 On her ar nval she moved into the 17th century Villa Tayerna official residence of ambassadors Then for 20 months tiny specks of the poison ous arsenic fell unsuspected from the paint on the ornate bedroom ceiling The arsenic pow her breakfast coffee In summer the MRS LUCE gave off arsenous fumes which she inhaled ill N a yC3rS residence began feeling lired and and nausea followed She found one night she ZIdturncd5nmrge summer of 1954 she came home for a thorough medical n a New hospital Doctors said she was suffering fiom serious anemia and nervous fatigue After two months she felt better and returned to Rome ihc symptoms soon returned however and became eve ffor i lSSmgr lhe began to Iose hair by brushful Her became brittle Her teeth loosened She was confined to her bed more and more Late in 1954 she went to a Navy hospital in Naples The nratnrsl00 o1 flndinSs and laboratory specimens to lab oratories of the Naval Hospital in Bethesda Md On the Navys records the patient was fictitiously identified as Seaman Back to Italy went the report Seaman Jones is a victim of arsenic realized at once she was in a ticklish situation ueiicate diplomatic relations might be jeopardized if the news were made public Within a weCk the poison was traced to the arsenate of lead m ceiling The room was quickly repainted with non eliminating the danger e has been in the United States undergoing treatments arsenic induced condition since midMay Her gen a fewweeks8 greaUy and she WJ1 retlirn to her in At the age of 23 he started his career as an auctioneer and for a time operated his farm jointly with his auctioneering business When his mothers 1909 he health began to fail moved to the town Kiester where they lived until 1919 when they moved to Mason City Raised Livestock During the years 1917 to 1919 e was active in the purebred line of livestock raising during the war and postwar period Mr Robertson was elected sheriff of Cerro Gordo County in 1932 and served two terms He was married to Alice B Lea Minn He is also ornick at Albert who survives survived by a son Jack and one irandchild Funeral arrangements are in complete The Major Funeral Home is in charge city traffic record that had been maintained to within 11 days of two years On July James M Fun kell a 20yearold Marine homa on leave died in a headon crash on the South Federal bridge That was the last traffic death in the city until Monday The Sandberg childs father manager of the Triple A Heatinjf Co which is in business at the Sandberg home Severe Burns The accident which proved fatal to the baby was the third in a years time for the child The first accident was a SAME DATE severe burn on the stomach suf fered when a hot fruit jar broke as his mother was canning Two months ago he was hospitalized for 10 days as the result of an in jury to the right arm which he re ceived when he placed his arm in a washing machine ringer The boys grandfather James Sandberg 1219 loth had re cently completed construction of a 16x16 picket fence around the yard which was to be the boys play area Stevens mother and little sister Susan were within the renced area when the accident occurred Funeral services for the boy tentatively have been set for 2 p m Thursday at the Bride Funeral tome m Manly The Rev Carl rankhauser pastor of the Bethel Evangelical United Brethren ;