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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 30, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for flu BEUAZETTE THI N EW SPAPI R H AT M A ALL N ORTH 10 WANS NEIGH I 6 RS HOME EDITION VOL H Aisociated Frew and United International Full Wirei 7e Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY N 195ft ThU Two Faubus WipsDemo Nomination LITTLE ROCK Ark WGov Orval Faubus Tuesday won an overwhelming mandate to resist school integration as he swept a thirdterm Democratic nomina tion The returns indicate clearly the sentiments of the people he in a victory statement Crowds of jubilant supporters overflowed into the street in front of downtown campaign headquarters here and a sound truck screeched Dixie the tra ditional Southern fight song as the outcome of the balloting in the preferential primary became evident Faubus bowled oyer two oppo nents by the widest majority ever accorded a gubernatorial candi date in Arkansas In this heavily Democratic state nomination is tantamount to election WITH 2189 of 2321 precincts amassed 243 253 votes Chris Finkbeiher 37 yearold Little Rock meat packer received 53033 votes and Lee Ward 51 a state judge from Paragould 53480 v Finkbeiner and avowed segregationists but advo cated a law and order procedure on integration problems Faubus 48 assumedthe tole as the Souths leading exponen of segregation last September when he ordered Arkansas Na tional Guardsmen to turn away nine Negro children seeking to enter Little Rock Central High School Tlie students were armed with a federal court or der directing desegregation o the previously allwhite school President Eisenhower me Faubus dramatic challenge bj federalizing the State Guard and ordering Arrny paratroopers It Little Rock to enforce the cour order becom the second governor in Arkasa history elected to a third term still must face a Republics nominee in the general election in November But no Republi can has held state office in Ar kansas since the Reconstructio after the Civil War Republicans will choose be tween Donald D Lane 34 a Lit tie Rock c i v i 1 engineer and George W Johnson a 75yearoli Greenwood attorney in thei first statewide primary Aug 12 Faubus has shed no light o his political future The Senat in 1960 A fourth or even fift term as governor leadership o a third party in 1960 The guessing has begun in ear nest now Faubus enemies fea he will gain dictatorial powe within Arkansas and continue t defy the federal government o integration His admirers hop he will be the standard bearer o a resurgent states rights move ment ELEVATOR BURNS CLEARFIELD UPI Fire o undetermined origin Tuesda night destroyed a partially fille wheat elevator here during a electrical storm NEW ALCORN AIDE Mrs Frank E Williams St Peters burg Fla succeeds Bertha Ad kins as assistant to Republican national chairman Meade Al corn Miss Adkins was named under secretary of Health Ed ucation and Welfare by the President Again Hits S W Iowa UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL The Nishnabotha River which went on a flood rampage inthe first few days of this month and claimed 19 victims was flooding some lowlands Wednesday in the wake of heavy rains in southwes owa Officials said there was little danger of major flooding unles more rain arrives But the Weather Bureau has predictec more rain for the area later in he week The Nishnabotna left its banks and inundated some lowlands west of Shenandoah FourMile eek near SheharidoaV flowed over Iowa 48 arid also undermined the Burlington tracks Oak to Shenandoah Anunofficialsix of rain fell eastof Sheriandoah Within the town the rain was reported to have com e so fast manhole covers were pushed up because storm sewers could not carry away the runoff rapidly enough At Audubon close to an inch of rain fell raising thattowns total for July to a staggering 203 inches This isa record for the area Huge Loss in Ladora Blaze LADORA W Damage was estimated at from a fire that destroyed the Ladora Lum ber and Fuel Co early Wednes day No injuries were reported Authorities credited prompt ac tion by firemen from nearby towns with saving the Town of Ladora Some firemen still were on the scene at am The fire apparently was started by lightning Residents said a lightning bolt rocked the town shortly before midnight just be fore the fire was discovered Evard Ollinger manager of the lumber firm said it carried an inventory of around The company is owned by the United Lumber Co of Clinton Price of Steel Boosted Protest Made by Kefauver BULLETIN CLEVELAND 0 Republic Co nations third steel producer Wed nesday raised prices an average of 3 per cent MIDDLETOWN Ohio WTArm coSteel Corp has announced the first 1958 steel price boost for move Sen Estes Ke fauver DTenn says will do bur economic recovery a great deal of harm if sustained The Armco price hike the com pany said Tuesday night aver ages 275 per cent on 12 products including hot and cold rolled sheets and adds up to about a ton Kefauver head of the Senate Antitrust and Monopoly subcom mittiee said in Washington the Armco action was not justified and would be a topic at a meeting of his committee In the interest of holding the line against inflation I hope Arm co will call off the increase and that other companies will not fol low it the senator added OTHER MAJOR producers of steel made no immediate commit ment to follow Armcos lead But many repeated what they have been saying for they must pass on to consumers at Least part of cost increases they attribute to a wage boostfor United Steelworkers unionists July 1 Republic Steel of Clevelandthe nations third largest producer andYoimgstown Ohio Sheet Tube thesixth largest are hold consider raising prices US Steel which produces more steel than its three biggest com petitors combined said in New York We will study the situa tion Only a few hours before Armcos announcement Roger Blough board chairman of US Steel had said on price increases We havent anything in mind at the present time BECAUSE OF Big Steels dom inant position in the industry the smaller producers have untl Armco to take a lead on prices A government economist in Washington estimated about 200 million dollars will be added to the bill of direct steel buyers i all steel companies match Arm cos 275 per cent increase A general boosting of stee prices would tend to accelerate the steady pace at which the cos of living has climbed for two years unless the steel fabricator absorbed the added material cost Armco the industrys seventh largest producer reported Mon day its firsthalf earnings of 956744 were about 17V4 million dollars under a year ago The company operated at 608 per cen of capacity at its plants here anc in Baltimore Ashland Ky and Butler Pa compared with 93 per cent in the first half of 1957 AP VICTORIOUS FAUBUS CONGRATU LATED Gov Orval Faubus of Arkan cepts congratulations from admirers at eas showing pleasure at the returns from his Little Rock campaign headquarters the Democratic preferential primary ac His wife is at his side THE PLEASURES ALL MINE Italys Premier AP Photon Amintpre Fanfani bows low over the hand of Mrs Rich faniin this country for talks with President Eisen ard Nixon as he is formally introduced to the wife of hower was guest of honor at a formal dinner at the the Vice President at a reception in Washington Fan Italian Embassy Tighten Security Measures n Ready for Election BEIRUT Adel Os seiran predicted Wednesday Par liament will elect Gen Fuad Shehab as Lebanons president despite maneuvers of the opposi tion Nationarl Front Security measures in advance of the electionwere being ened This followed an attempt on the life of Premier Sami Solh who said hed boycott the election unless measures were taken to keep rebel forces from demonstration Thursday Osseiran said a quorum of the 60 Parliament deputies will be present for the election session Thursday He said Shehab the nonpartisan army chiefof staff will be elected by a unanimous vote to succeed Camille Gha moun Sept 23 Chamoun cannot succeed himself The National Front which in cludes leaders of Lebanons 82 dayold rebellion said it would support no candidate unless he Humane Slaughter Animals Bill Approved WASHINGTON A bill to require humane slaughter of meat animals moved back to the House Wednesday for minor changes after overwhelming Senate pass age The measure won final passage Tuesday in a Senate roll call vote 729 The House earlier passed a similar but not identical bill The bill would require cattle calves and other meat animals to be killed by a single blow or gunshot or by electrical chemi cal or other means that is rapid and effective The bill would apply only to plants that sell meat to the gov ernment Since the countrys ma jor meat producers are govern ment suppliers the effect of the legislation would be more far reaching than the language in dicated As approved by the Senate the bills effective dale would be June 30 1960 instead of Dec 31 1959 as approved by the House Heavy Damage in Fire on Farm North of Greene GREENE A fire caused heavy damage Wednesday on the Charles Crouse farm four and a half miles northwest of here Lost were two large barns three large cattle sheds adjoining the barns 500 bushels of oats 80 tons of hay 1000 bales of straw two selffeeders a blower with 50 feet of pipe a silo un loader 150 chickens a granary containing 100 bushels of ground pig feed a quantity of chicken feed 20 gallons of medicated oil and a fanning mill It is not known whether the fire started from faulty wiring or spontaneous combustion The Greene and Marble Rock fire departments both responded to the call at 2 am They were able to save the house which was seared on one side but did noil catch fire Crouse said the loss was partly covered by insurance Davenport Railroad Inspector Killed DAVENPORT ft Claude F McKinzic 60 Davenport a car inspector for the Rock Island Lines was injured fatally when crushed under the wheels of a boxcar in the West Davenport railroad yards Tuesday The Weather demanded immediate withdrawal of US troops INFORMANTS close to Shehab doubted he would agree to any conditions The army commander has insisted he would accept election only if no strings are attached US Ambassador Robert Mc Clintock reportedly has in Mason City Showers thunder storms continuing Wednesday night low 5860 Partly cloudy slightly warmer Thursday high 7882 Iowa Showers and thunder storms through Thursday lo cally heavy southern half of state Wednesday night Not so warm southwest and extreme south low Wednesday night 57 62 Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 5 degrees be low normal east and nortb por tions to near normal in the southwest Warming trend about Friday or Saturday with cooling thereafter Normal highs 85 to 89 Normal lows 61 to 65 Precipitation will average 50 inch in scattered showers and thunderstorms intermittent ly through the period except locally two inches or more southern sections first part oJ period Minnesota Scattered showers no temperature change GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 33 Minimum 60 At 8 am 66 YEAR AGO Maximum 88 Minimum 65 isted the elections be held Thursday They already have been postponed one week reportedly fears any further delay will increase chances of serious trouble and of US troops involved But a compromise election alone will not permit withdrawal of the American troops the US Em Former Iowa Convict Again in Hot Water DBS MOINES W For Harold Plude 42 it was a tough break when two convicts escaped from the Clive state prison farm last Friday One of them was a man Plude knew in prison and had come to him for help This enmeshed Plude in a tangle that has endanger ed his freedom Plude had escaped from the same prison farm eight years ago He went straight at Bridgeport Conn married there and became the father of two children Last Nov 4 he returned to Des Moines and gave himself up He went back to prison and was pa roled last May 28 Plude brought his family here and worked on a construction job But he was on parole slipup and he might go back to now he should haye in the beginning Police said they were not sure if any new charges will be filed against Plude Slater whose home is in Des Moines was sentenced to 10 years for forgery The man who es caped with him Donald R Cady 31 also of Des Moines was re captured Monday in Little Rock Ark Cady was serving 25 years in connection with a drugstore holdup here THEFT PROBED CEDAR RAPIDS UPI Po lice Wednesday investigated the report of the theft of in cash from the home of Charles Walker here prison Monday evening Herbert Slater 25 one of the men involved in last weeks escape walked into Pludes home Plude said he tried to get rid of him told Slater he would get Caught eventually even offered to take him to the police station Slater remained overnight and all day Tuesday while Plude worked at his jobSlater said he wanted to see his exwife who works in a tavern at Ames Plude quoted him Just do me one favor and I wont bother you anymore Drive me to Ames Plude said he put his wife and two children andi Slater in a car he borrowed from a neighbor and drove to Ames Ames police were waiting at the tavern Officers had traced the tele phone call to the Plude home Slater was picked up at the Ames tavern and brought back here Des Moines police took Plude his wife and children into custody The wife and youngsters later were released but Plude was held for questioning He said he knows SAME ose Date for Parley Draft Notes to Nikita WASHINGTON Wi President Eisenhower has decidedto pro pose that a summit conference on the Middle E a s t crisis opened in the UN Security Council in two weeks Eisenhower and British Prime Minister Macmillan drafted notes to Soviet Premier Khrushchev suggesting a meeting between Aug 10 and 15 and submitted their drafts Wednesday to the 15nation Atlantic Pact Council in Paris Sources in London said unless the other NATO allies ihsisted on important this was not American and British messages would go off to Moscow by Thursday EISENHOWER and Macmillan both agreed they would standr by their proposal a summit level session of the UN Security Council But French Premier de Gaulle was reportedalso to his contention that a special fivep o w e r conference which Khrushchev originally proposed should be held in Geneva and not under the auspices of the Secur ity Council Eisenhowers latest note is in answer to an angry Khrushchev message Monday The Soviet leader accused Eisenhower then of virtually rejecting the heads of government conference of being responsible for in the Middle East and of plot ting new military adventures there Khrushchev also called again fora fivepower meetingoutside the U N But the Soviet news agency Tass said Tuesday night this was not a rejection of a UN meeting and said chev still is wiUirig jib attend a Security Council meeting THE U S official who declined to be specifically identified called the Khrushchev note a shocking disappointment to the President bassy said That will dependon reestablishment of internal se curity and a UN guarantee of Lebanese independence a spokesman said Two US Marina helicopters made several sweeps over the port area occupied by Marine forces obviously taking a close look at the rooftops stretching from the port to the rebelheld Basta area a few block away A BODYGUARD of armed air borne troops and Lebanese gen darmes were assigned to escort Maj Gen Paul Adams Ameri can ground forces commander on his rounds A jeep with a 50 cajiber machinegun rides shot gun on the generals car A number of Marine vehicles were seen moving through the streets this morning with Marines in battlcgear riding guard Robert Murphy deputy U S undersecretary of state who has been trying to work out a political compromise in Lebanon went to Amman to discuss the Jordanian situation with King Husseins gov ernment A TIME BOMB wrecked the British library and information center in Amman Tuesday night slightly injuring an Arab girl em ploye A second time bomb ex ploded outside the garage of the assistant manager of a British owned bank The bombings obviously were in retaliation for the presence of 2000 British paratroopers on the Amman airfield They were sent in July 17 fronrCyprus at the re quest of Hussein President Nasser of the United Arab Republic has called for Hus seins overthrow and the Jordani an government has accused the U A R of sending in arms and men from its Syrian province Waterloo Woman Dies of Bullet Wound IOWA CITY M A Waterloo woman who was found in her yard with a mysterious bullet wound in her head died at an Iowa City hospital Tuesday night The woman Lilly Mae Brown 58 was found last Wednesday It first was thought she had fallen but a 38 caliber bullet wound was discovered during Xray ex amination Some 38 caliber bul lets were found in the womans purse but no gun has been lo cated and Secretary of State Dulles He indicated they were generally to ignore the abusive tone and accusations of the Khrushchev letter and concen trate on two points These are 1 Khrushchevs insistence on holding a fivepower conference to deal with the Middle East situa tion represents a of big power rule of the world The Unit ed States rejects The United States insists that the projected conference should actually be an extraordinary meeting of the U N Security Council and not just a meeting of the chiefs of the great powers under the cover of the United Na tions 2 The United States is pre pared to go into such a meeting of the U N Security Council on any convenient day in the period Aug 1015 Eisenhower would be agreeable to a later date officials said if the Security Council feels that more time is required to or ganize the special session Russia Protests RB47 Violated Its Frontiers MOSCOW Russian government Wednesday charged an American military plane de liberately violated Russian air space last Saturday but wai forced back by Soviet fighters The protest was contained in a note to the United States and Iran The protest identified the plane as an RB47 which is a recon naissance version of the B47 jet bomber The note said the RB47 flew in the direction of Iran and crossed the Soviet frontier over the Caspian Sea about 200 miles eastsoutheast of the town of Astara About 20 miles inside the So viet Union the note said it was met by Russian fighter planes and forced to turn back in tha direction of Iran GIFT TO GUATEMALA GUATEIVIALA Wl The United States is giving Guatemala a mil lion dollars to build a vocational school Announcement of the grant was timed to coincide vith the arrival Wednesday of Dr Mil ton S Eisenhower brother of the U S President and his special factfinding representative on a tour of Central America ;