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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 1, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HI NIWSFArEITTHAT MAKES A LL NORTH IOWANS N I I G H 0 R S VOL LXH HOME DITION ud United Prew Full CtnU Copy Demos Launch Conclave MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNE 1 19S4 Contiiti ol Two No Delegation is Selected By DWIGHT McCORMACK DES MOINES UftIowa Demo crats in congressional district caucuses Friday elected 32 dele gates to go to their partys na tional convention uninstructed as to which of several presidential candidates to support However indications based on interviews with the delegates themselves were that their per sonal preferences stood about two to one for AdJai Stevenson as op posed by Sen Estes Some of the delegates declined to reveal their own choices It was reported there also was sen timent among some of them for various other presidential possi bilities These included New York Gov Averell Harriman 24 Votes Iowa is entitled to 24 votes at the Democratic national conven tion opening in Chicago Aug 13 But it will send 48 delegates and 32 alternates In addition to the 32 delegates and 18 alternates chosen at the district caucuses the con vention itself Friday afternoon will elect 16 delegates and 16 al ternates on an atlarge basis The district and atlarge dele gates will have half a vote each The district alternates will have a full vote apiece except for the 8th District which chose four al ternates with a half vote each but the atlarge alternates will have only half a vote each How ever they will vote only in the absence of their district or at large delegates There were delegates cer tified to the partys state presi dential convention The district caucuses were divided between the KRNT Radio Theater and the Hotel Fort Des Moines but it ap peared that most of the delegates were present Second Dishicf Delegates elected by the con gressional districts Friday morn ing included 3rd Condon Waterloo S J Galvin Hampton Bernard C Sullivan Rockford George Laub Cresco Alternates J Loveland Janesville George Bender Waterloo Results of 3rd District commit tee elections were as follows Credentials Mrs Louis Vidal Hampton Permanent Organiza tions Carl Foster Sheffield Rules T Eugene Thornton Wa terloo DelegateatIarge Nomi nating Henry J Janssen Eldora Resolutions Edward Gallagher Waterloo A long list of the partys candi dates for top office nominations in Mondays primary election made most of the convention addresses These included the two AP Wirephoto DONT Top ton 10 McConchie is making a good fight of it at Georgetown University despite having had both arms ampu tated He survived a shock two weeks ago when he came in contact with a wire while climbing a tree His fa ther hasnt worked regularly be cause of arthritis He lold his mother who is a waitress Dont worry about get candidates each for senator governor and lieutenant gover nor At the close of the convention the delegates and alternates will meet to choose their national con vention delegation officers and to name the partys Iowa national commftteeman woman Accident in State Claim Lives of 4 From Our Wire Services Four persons were killed in Iowa traffic accidents Thurs day only hours after safety of ficials heaped praise on lowans for observing Memorial Day without a traffic fatality when 10 had been predicted Fred Kafkey 49 operator of the Guarantee Oil Aurelia was killed Thursday night when the pickup truck he was driving was struck by an Illinois Central passenger train at the west edge of Aurelia Two airmen on their way home for a leave were injured fatally Thursday when their car collided headon with a render ing truck about six miles west of Osceola on U S 34 They were Airman Johnny De Long 20 Franklin driver of the and Vincent Bjork man 19 Geneva Ohio Tobias Stutzman 37 Kalona was killed Thursday when his car collided headon with a truck on Iowa 61 just north of Wapello John Ibbotson 46 Mediapolis driver of the truck said he saw the car coming toward him on the wrong side of the road He told authorities he tried to hug the shoulder of the road but the car crashed into the bed of the truck after narrowly mis sing the cab Ibbotson wasnt hurt Dulles to Speak at ISC Commencement AMES of State John Foster Dulles will deliver the Commencement address at Iowa State College June 9 it was an nounced Friday The commence ment exercises for 900 students will be held for the first time in and committeetne newlv remodeled armory Molotov Quits Russ Reveal Benson in Tour of State Complaints Answered DES MOINES UP Agricul ture Secretary Ezra T Benson Friday set out on a stationwagon I tour of drought plagued Midwest farmlands and was immediately put on the griddle by troubled armors Benson who planned onthespot stops at various farms on his two day tour of Iowa and Nebraska ound a delegation of almost 100 farmers waiting for him at the arm of Ralph Hardin south of indianola some 18 miles south of icre The delegation headed by farm er E S Weise Jewell peppere Benson with complaints abou falling hog prices agricultural re search and the importation of Po ish hams Weise also told Benso le did not have enough actua farmers among his advisors New The secretary took the com laints goodnaturedly and tol he group from nearby Hzfmilto County that his department wa doing more in agricultural re search to develop new uses fo crops than the previous adminis tration which he said neglected Benson also told Weise that ho irices were on the rise and tha 5olish hams were a minor con sideration He reminded Weis hat world trade was a twowa He also took time out to liste o Weises complaint that he hat been to Washington twice an couldnt get in to see Benson Weise said he planned to be in Vashington again March 2 1957 Benson instructed his aide Rob irt McMillan to see that a spo vas left open on his schedule on hat date to see Weise Good Rain Benson toured the Hardin farm found obvious signs of drough lard to come by The area go he first good rain in more than year only this week The secretary said he wanted to visit with farmers about their wn problems during his travels hrough eight southwest Iowa ounties Friday and in three outheast Nebraska counties Sat rday He emphasized that his tour is trictly nonpolitical even though t comes three days before the owa primary Sen tourke M Hickenlooper a firm acker of administration farm olicies is seeking renomination gainst Iowa Atty Gen Dayton ountryman who stands for rigic arm price supports About The Weather Mason City Clear to partly cloudy through Saturday Cool Friday night low 4345 Warm er Saturday high 7275 Iowa Clear to partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday Continued quite cool southeast but not as cool northwest warmer Saturday Low Friday night in 40s Fivtday Iowa Temperatures Friday night through next Wed nesday will average from about normal east to 3 to 5 degrees above west Normal highs 77 north to 79 south Nor mal lows 53 north to 57 south Warmer Saturday and Sunday Cooler Monday and Tuesday Rainfall will be light averag ing onetenth to onefourth of an inch occurring as scattered thundcrshowers Monday and Tuesday in northwest Sunday and warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum Thursday 55 Minimum Thursday night 45 At 8 Friday 55 Precipitation trace YEAR AGO Maximum 74 Minimum 59 CHECKS MOISTURESecretary of Agriculture Ezra Benson Friday checks deptlf of soil moisture on a farm five miles sou as t of Indianola owned by Earl Goodale Bensons party will move on into Ne braska following his Iowa visit TRUCKS aerial view lookingclown stream at the Muscatine toll bridge shows how two trucks were caught when a span collapsed early Friday The machine at lefl rode down with one span the truck at rijrht stopped with its wheels dungling over the edge of thc upright span Bridge Collapses at Muscatine Meservey Girl to Go to Europe To Red Cross Study Center WASHINGTON fSpecial to the GlobeGazette Johnine Joe Brown has been named as one o 36 high school students selectee by the American Junior Red Cross to take part in training and study centers in Europe anc Japan this summer according to Livingston L Blair National Di rector of Junior Red Cross and Educational Relations Miss Brown who attends high school in Meservey Iowa will be one of 12 students divided into groups of boys and two attend each of the Inter national Study Centers being held jy the Red Cross Societies of Great Britain Italy West Ger many and the Netherlands Military The American Red Cross will be represented at the Netherlands Center by four members selected rom military dependent schools n Europe Miss Brown has been assigned to the West Germany Study Center All the tee nage Junior Red ross members attending either nlernational Study Centers or American Junior Red Cross Training Centers for military de endents in Europe and the Far East were nominated by Red ross chapters throughout the na ion Selection was based on eadership ability and experience n Junior Red Cross programs nd planning Miss Brown attended the Iowa raining Center during the sum ner of 1955 has been president of ie Cerro Gordo County Junior Cross the past year and has ervcd on the Midwestern Area Council for the 195556 chool year In St Louis Miss Brown was selected by lis advisory council of 10 stu ents from the midwest to repre ent them at the Nationa1 Con ention beginning in St Louis Sunday She will serve as discussion leader for Junior led Cross sessions Miss Brown will report for pre minary training in Washington JuJy 3 She will travel to iurope by ship returning to the nited States Aug 30 During her lay abroad Miss Brown and the ther delegates will be trained for sadership in national interna onal and community services of he Junior Red Cross The trips are being financed by oluntary contributions of sUi ents to their local chapter Junior ed Cross service fund or the Cross Childrens fund which re used specifically for educa onal projects Three Business Leaders Top INCOME NEW YORK top business Har low H Curtice and Chairman Albert Bradley of General Motors and Chairman Eugene R Grace of Bethlehem Steel ceived compensation before taxes of more than each last year Business Week Magazine Business Week said that it was the first time that the highest executive pay went over the since the publication started kwpmg score on top officers of major corporations in 1950 Of said Business Week when you deduct what Uncle Sam gets in taxes the amount the executives take home is a small percentage of the tofal For instance out of 5776 400 that Curtice received he was able to keep according to a General Motors 9iven and Bradleys Dead Sea Scrolls Tell of Hidden Treasures w MANCHESTER England documents telling of nearly g tmfCh a treasure n rr T IM1 a VCISL irUHSUie hunt in the Holy Land But an expert was quick to throw cold water on any hopes that might be raised oH Friday that two old Dead Sea Scrolls examined at Manchester University tdl of a hoard of gold and silver Warmer Weather the Headed for State Somewhat warmer weather is leading toward Iowa but cool air with temperatures mostly in the 60s will be Iowas allotment Fri day the Weather Bureau said Chilly weather like Vlarch than late May lay over he state Thursday night and readings had dropped to 36 cle jrees at Atlantic The northern art of the state however es caped the frost the weatherman had said might occur there Four Airmen Kifled in Crash of Plane DENVER Four men were cilled and four persons includ ng a woman were injured Fri lay when a twinengine bomber rashed ami exploded between wo houses south of Lowry Air Force Base IsraelJordan border west of the Dead Sea U was the first ancient docu ment of its guide to treas ure to be said Dr Gerald Lankestcr Harding Jordans director of antiquities Harding warned that the huge amount of riches listed in thc doc uments was obviously a fantas tic That he said coupled the depth at which some of the hoards are alleged to to 18 feet makes one doubt thc authenticity of the Harding added that the locality of the treasure if any could be lard to identify because the ter rain must have changed a lot in years But the directions contained in he scrolls were specific enough o fire the imagination of most treasure hunters They gave such lues as In thc cistern which is below the rampart of the east side in a Jlace hollowed out of the rock 600 jars of silver Close by below the south cor ner of the portico at Zadoks omb and underneath the pilaster n the exedras a vessel of incense in pinevvood and a ves sel of incense in cassia wood In the pit nearby toward the north near the graves in a hole opening to the north there is a copy of this book with explana tions measurements and all de The scrolls were among other relics found in Dead Sea caves over the past nine years 2 Truckers Escape as Span Drops Machines Caught in Wreckage MUSCAT wo true I drivers imr jnjurj early Friday wJiiu tliey xvere caught on a KiOfool span of the Muscatine toll bridgo when it col lapsed into the Mississippi Jliver One of the drivers Jim Haynes UO SUentor headed foi Des Moincs in a loaded Cocu Coll truck Haynes snid T saw the bridge going down I left my truck and Directly behind him was Wil liam Whcatcraft 2G Mansfield Ohio driver for the Eldrccl Truck ing Galion Ohio Whcatcraft was in thc cab of a semitrailer pulling two dump truck bodies Kept Above Wafer I could see those girders com ing at he said 1 got out of thc truck and climbed over the girders to keep above A rescue unit brought Wheat raCt to Muscatine His truck went down with the sunken bridge Haynes truck was left stranded with the wheels hanging on to n section of the bridge that JOHNINi JO BROWN BODIES FOUND BIRMINGHAM Ala UP Exhausted rescue workers found the bodies Friday of two miners trapped deep underground by a violent explosion mainetl upright on its piers Traffic on Highway 92 between Muscatine and thc Illinois side of he river was cut off by thc col lapse The span which went into the river was on thc Illinois side Ve hicles were detoured through Davenport 60 Years Old The bridge is about 60 years collapsed in the middle It is truss span C H Young consulting opinion Thtirs eer for the Muscatine Bridep thc of the 32 neer for the Muscatine Bridge Co which operates the toll span said repair work would go ahead promptly The cause of the collapse was not determined immediately but an hour before the bridge went down police said they chased a driver whose car was wrecked on a bridge pier Officers ar rested Duane Allen Chelf on a speeding charge Free passenger servico across the river was being provided Fri day by the Kent Feed Co boat operating from the Muscatine Power Boat Club dock to the Illi nois end Tf the bridge Shepilov Named to Post Resignation Stirs Action LONDON W Moscow Radio snid Friday night that Foreign Minister V M Moltov has re signed Dmitry Shepilov 51 Is new foreign minister He him been editor in chief of the voice of the Communist Parly of tho Soviet Union the newspaper December 1952 Molbtov is 66 ami has given most of his life to the Commu nist cause and ninny of thoso years to carrying out the poli of Stiilin The Foreign Ministry shift caino on the eve of the arrival of President Tito of Yugoslavia on a visit to Moscow Molotov wns one of the Soviet leaders under Stalin who at one period denounced Tito as a rencgada from communism Sliepilov wns named secre tary of the Central Committed of the Communist Party in Feb ruary 19iG at the conclusion of the partys 20th Congress at which Nikitn Khrushchev de nounced Stalin Simultaneously Shepilov was elected n candidate member of the Presidium of the Central most important group in the Soviet Union Shepilov in 1949 attained great authority in inner Communist Parly circles when he became the chief of the propaganda and agitation of the Partys Central Committee Moscow Radio said resignation had been accepted by the Supreme Soviet Mololov was also a first depu ty premier The broadcast did not indicate if he had stepped down from this post too Says Demos Plan Dirty Campaign WASHINGTON W S President Eisenhowers press secretary Fri day predicted the Democrats will wage a rough tough and dirty campaign this year Press Secretary James C Ha gerty told a campaign conference of National Citizens for Eisenhow er thc Democrats have no real is sue and so they are going to throw everything at us including ic kitchen An earlier speaker Richard To refations director the volunteer group said the de velopments in race relations should be used as major nmmu among Negroes in campaign ahead State Court Upholds Sheppard Conviction COLUMBUS Ohio WIThe Ohio Supreme Court has upheld tha vife murder conviction of Dr Sam Sheppard Hb only recourse i iiu ui is aooni wi years umy lecuurss old and is built in two parts It ow to gain freedom is the U S 11 SAME DATEW522I Supreme Court Ohios highest tribunal in a 52 majority opinion Thursday dimmed thc hopes of the 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