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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 23, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI NIWSPAFIK THAT MAKES ALL HOtTH IOWANS N I I G H 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL LXI AwocUUd not United Pres Full LMM ScrcB CeoU Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 23 WS Paptr at Two No 244 Big 4 Summit Conference Completed Business in State Is Good Outlook Well Above Normal By The Associated Prett If the visiting Russians ask the question how is business in Iowa this midsummer you can tell them Very In Des Moines for instance the Chamber of Commerces latest summary declares that business in that city was at an alltime high for the first half of 1955 and hold ing to that level for the current month Check transactions in the first half of 1955 attained an all time peak of as com pared with for the same period last year Building permits were also at an alltime record of against for the first half of 1949 the previous high mark Take Carroll A business observ er there finds the current level normal and the prospects for fall activity cheering General View In an Associated Press survey the general view was that Iowas crop prospects are good and thej outlook for above normal spending in late summer and fall The Iowa Crop and Livestock Reporting Service this week re ported the marketing of hogs forj slaughter is soaring toward a new top of two and onehalf million head for the two month period of July and August Prices however are not so good In a quick hop and skip swing around the state The Associated Press found these other indications of high level business activity sales reports from QuadCity farm machinery manufacturers the largest in the country indicated a general up swing unequalled since the Korean Foreign Ministers to Air Problems Spare Parts for Farm Machinery Mystifies Russ Visitors in Iowa By DRAKE MABRY GlobeGazette Staff Writer IOWA visiting Russian agriculture officials dont understand how Iowas farmers can keep their machinery running Where do they get their spare parts That seems to be the main purpose of their visit to Iowa to find the answer Another is study the selling of hogs Public reaction here was voiced quite accurately by a man on the street Those guys will get a chance to see what we have and by golly they can compare it with what they have in Russia It will do them Only four of the group of 12 got to Iowa Falls together with two interpreters and a Pravda corre spondent They came from Ames in cars driven by Carl Hamilton publisher of the Iowa Falls Times Citizen Leonard Hoffman seed corn grower and Dick Pulse Hardin County extenison director The Russians planned to stay originally had in Iowa Falls AP Wirepboto PRETTIEST IN THE Rombin of Sweden wears her royal crown and robe after being named Miss Universe Friday night at Long Beach Calif She not only is pretty but she can speak six languages as well SHES HILLEVI ROMBIN Swedish Blonde Is New Miss Universe LONG BEACH Calif Sweden Friday night was crowned jthrough Sunday and attend church it had d to isenices However they decided ness Loss as Fire Hits at Decorah Business Places Suffer Damage completely de stroyed the Decorah Auto Body Works Friday afternoon causing damage estimated at corah Cresco and Waukon fire de partments checked the blaze after other to return to Ames Saturday night and continue their work there The visitors are Vladimir Mat skevich leader of the group who is Soviet deputy minister for ag riculture Nikolai Gureev deputy premier of the Ukraine Aleksandr Ezhhefeviski deputy minister for the automobiletractorfarm ma chinery and tractor plant Steak LuncftMn During a coffee session at the TimesCitizen the Russians were briefed on the days program It is to include a sirloin steak lunch eon as guests of the Chamber of Commerce with Mayor Elmer Ackerman as host war Bank check transactions Universe the worlds most beautiful woman According to Roy Gjeteley ownerj of the shop employes were work ing on a car when the gas tank on the car exploded to start the blaze No one was injured but efforts to save the buildings contents were futile Two cars and a tractor were destroyed in addition to the stock of auto supplies Other Buildings The fire Spread 8 tbSAfifo ind Electric the office of Dr Les ter E Larson and the Hattlestad Motor and Implement Co Most of the contents of these buildings were removed before extensive damage was done The Hattlestad Co was heaviest hit of the three from water the area during the first half of Tne true to form picked a shorthaired woman but there was little else they could blueeyed 21yearold Hillevi 1955 were million dollars over 1954 Loans by banks showed a gain of during the same periods Rombin was just that beautiful During the afternoon there were damage One wall also buckled in visits to the coop elevator the that building Rath hog buying station and the McClure Implement Co A picnic But the race was a close El Salvador blonde Maribeljwas scheduled for the evening Arrieta was only a few points behind The other runners up An increase in cement producin this orderCeylon Germany tion which would aid Iowas bighMaPan i way improvement program Mlss Swedenone of the biggest girls in the contest at 130 getting serious study Another Lift Davenport got another lift with announcement that National Teaja one of the countrys large food retailers would open a branch office and warehouse there Council Bluffs Substantial in creases in retail buying and credit buying are reported by Council Bluffs store managers The level is 5 to 15 per cent higher than last year More people are opening charge accounts and more people than ever before are buying on credit merchants findj business generallybetter than for title means a host of important of which is k contract at Univeri think UalInternational Studios This is one girl that I the summer of 1954 Loysen chair man of the Chamber of Commerce Retail Merchants Bureau says In talking to retailers around town Ive noticed very little com plaining which leads me to be we can really do something with a top UI official said The record of Miss Universe winners in the movies has been rather dismal in the Start Work Starting Monday the new Miss Universe will start work in The Benny Goodman Story at UI When told of this she exclaimed happily I think thats wonder Des Moines Child Dies After Mercy Flight to Hospital MINNEAPOLIS ISValiant ef forts to save the life of a Des Moines infant suffering from a heart defect have failed Richard Bradley son of Mr and Mrs Lei and Brad ley died in the infants ward of the University Hospitals here Friday only two hours after a mercy flight from Des Moines The little boy who suffered from ful because Ive always collecteda heart defect was ihis j flown from Des Moines in a special Hillevi is a college graduate and plane He T an hails from the town about a halfhours Stockholm It is Swedens greatest university town and Miss Universe of Uppsala oxTSensuPPUed incubator and was drive from accomPanied by his mother and two nurses licve that most of them are doing15 a representative increased business over last sPeaks flve Mason is about the same as a year ago Says Ed Starks chairman of the retail di vision of the Chamber of Com merce We have a very stable business now There are not the surges of buying that we have had citizen She One of the judges disclosed it was her reserved bearing plus her intelligence that helped swing the title to her How many beauty contest win ners can speak five languages She is fluent in German French in some years People buy whatiSpanish English and her native they want when they need Fort is general ly holding its own though sum mer heat has caused some slowing up and peak of the harvest season has kept many rural customers at home However many stores re port business up to and better than last year at the same time Primghar Man Killed in CarTruck Crash HARTLEY WVClarence Weist Primghar was killed Friday in a cartruck collision at a county road intersection four miles south west of here Authorities said Weist driving the car collided with a pickup truck driven by Al fred Brandt 62 Hartley Weists son Virgil 22 and a granddaugh ter 2 suffered minor injuries The death was the fifth in OBrien County this year and the second this week tongue For those who like statistics her vital measurements are 36 inches in the bust and hips and 23 in the waist Athletic Type She is an athletic type and ex pert gymnast Her father is an Uppsala storekeeper She also revealed that she will send a cable to First Lt Nils Banker a flying officer in the Swedish Royal Air Force are engaged anfl very much in she explained Miss U S Carlene King Johnson Rutland Vermont had been a favorite to finish in the big five but didnt quite make it She told a reporter I dont see how they could have picked anybody else but Miss Sweden As for myself I feel that 1 have more honor than I Miss Johnson won a UI contract at S200 a week The Russians requested hot dogs at the havent had any yet and are curious of course There will also be tie traditional ham pork and beans and potato salad The prospective hosts are Hoff man Homer Wakefield a dairy farmer Arthur Helvig cattle feeder and Harold Snyder general farmer Little Man Matskevich is a little round bald headed man constantly ask ing questions As leader he is far the most aggressive of the group Gureev stays in the background but is constantly snapping pictures with bis Russianmade camera The language barrier seems to interfere with a genuine desire to be friendly The four are relaxed laugh enjoy a joke and seem to be accustomed to the atmosphere Gjeteley told firemen that his shop was only insured for The building was estimated as a loss and the contents Iqst were evaluated at The cars and tractor were not included in the estimate Wife Killed Gjeteleys wife was killed in an auto accident near Decorah just three months ago Friday Mayor C H Orsenthal who earlier Friday asked Decorah resi dents to be conservative with water during the next few days said the curtailment of water usage will have to be even more severe be cause of the fire first time during the day in Iowa On hand to greet the Russians were Mr and Mrs Henry Zallek Mason City Zallek was born in Russia and came to this country when 15 Zallek who says he speaks passable conversed CORDELL HULL Dies FATHER OF THE U Cordell Hull Dies of Stroke at 83 WASHINGTON Hull former secretary of state whom many hailed as The Father of the United died Saturday He was 83 last Oct 2 Death came at 9 a m at the Naval Hospital in nearby Bethesda where the elderly statesman had been taken last 26 after suffering a stroke t in his hotel apartment He had Perish m Tamo Crash TAMA Two persons were tilled early Saturday when the in which they were riding plunged a good recovery and left the hos through a guard raj on a railroadjpital to Uve m notd quarters another stroke Friday Hull had long been in poor health suffering from high blood pressure and ailments of old age ill for many months Friends de Stubborn Deadlock Broken Zhukov Talks With Ike GENEVA four big pow ers ended their summit talks Sat urday with a joint agreement to call a meeting of their foreign ministers in Geneva next October to consider the problems of Ger man unification and European security The four powers also referred to the subcommittee on disarma ment a series of disarmament pro posals They called on that body to meet in New York Aug 29 to begin work The foreign ministers were di rected to study the results of the proposed disarmament negotiations and to seek ways to bring about a progressive elimination of barriers between East and West President Eisenhower took off for home at Zhukov Talks Before the final days round of Summit conferences began Presi dent Eisenhower talked nearly an hour with Soviet Defense Minister Georgi K Zhukov who requested the appointment There was spec ulation but no confirmation that they talked about the Presidents idea for swapping military blue prints and for mutual aerial in spection of military installations The questions which had snarled the final hours of the conference were primarily these 1 A difference between Russia and the western powers over the order in which the four foreign ministers should discuss German unification and Europear security when they meet next October 2 The order of priority in which the subcommittee on disarm ament should take up the various proposals on disarmament before the Summit conference 3 A Soviet proposal that both viaduct and dropped 35 feet on to the railroad tracks Killed in the accident on Highway 30 east of here were Charles Rus sell Swyers 28 Cedar Rapids and Jeverlee Ann White 22 who moved o Cedar Rapids recently from Seattle Wash Swyers was thrown out of the car and Miss White pinned in the vreckge Both were believed to have died instantly The accident is believed to have In 1951 he suffered a cerebral East and West Germany take part thrombosis and was desperately in German unification discussions at the October session Last Phase The last phase of the meeting was cloaked in a sudden secrecy Hagerty at first refused to com ment beyond announcing that there would be an afternoon session La ter however he said Speaking for the American del egation we believe that definite progress was made this morning though as usual difficult problems remain to the It was not clear whether the Slight Stroke Sirs Hull died in March 1954 Hull continued to live at the apart ment until last June returning then to Bethesda because of his general poor health While there he was hit by a slight stroke and for a time was too fll to receive visitors As the original sponsor of the reciprocal trade program going iback to his days in the Senate Hull They were assured they were not five minutes with one of the visi expected to speak at the luncheon tors He said his only recollection They came in a drizzling rain of his native country was the huge and wore coats probably for theiwheat CHANGE IN EXPRESSION AP Wlrephoto Three Soviet leaders leave Genevas Palace of Nations Saturday without the beaming smiles which have characterized them at the Big Four talks Left to rijrht are Red party boss Nikita Khrushchev Premier Bulganin and De fense Minister Georgi Zhukov The about wrecked automobile was had been especially interested still were stalled on the U S trade policy and had closely question of priorities for the pro followed the ups and downs in Con pushed off the tracks by a pending legislation to car kee passenger train which on the trade program the point at Beenken Sentenced for Drunk Driving CLARION Beenken 40 Mason City was sentenced Sat urday by District Judge G R Hill to not more than three years in Fort Madison state prison on a third conviction of driving a motor vehicle while intoxicated NEW CITIZEN Plans are for the funeral to be held at National Cathedral and for Hull to be buried there Tuesday Mrs Hull is buried there Hull as secretary of state in three administrations of the late President Franklin D Roosevelt held the post longer than any other man in the nations March 1933 to November 1944 Peace Prize Illness forced his retirement in poseS new foreign ministers session next October or whether they were discussing disarmament The possibility of a shift to the disarmament problem was indi cated by the fact two of Eisen howers disarmament advisers went in during the Summit session to replace his advisers on German unification and European security Long Talk It also was learned that Soviet Premier Bulganin and British Prime Minister Eden had a long the grim days of World War Fndav mShtseeking a solu which he had labored to avert thentlon to ihe dispuie over whether labored to use as a springboard for German reunification or a Euro LOS ANGELES UVYma Sumac establishing an enduring world Pean system would be has something to sing about now jpeace jpnmary goal of the foreign minis She became an American citizen He was awarded the Nobel peace conference proposed for this Friday prize hi 1945 in tribute to his ef forts to develop a worldwide ef About The Weather Mason City Fair cooler Iowa Clearing cooler Minnesota Clear cool Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Satur COOLER day Maximum Minimum At 8 Precip YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 94 71 72 11 82 65 fective plan to banish war from the earth These efforts led to creation of the United Nations Born in a log cabin in Tennessee Hulls whole adult life was spent in public service He was in Congress for 24 in the House and two in the he be came secretary of state Prior to his election to Congress he was first a state legislator and later a circuit judge in Tennessee The Russian and Western for eign ministers also worked far into Friday night but were unable to jsettle the unificationsecurity dis agreement They referred the issue back to their chiefs at this morn ings meeting HI MOM HI DELORESI CHICAGO UP Mrs Dorothy Niebur 44 and her daughter Delores Johnson 24 gave birth to children on the same day and in the same hospital SAME DATE1954322 Black flat meant raffia ta put t hftart ;