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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 3, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North lowat Doily Newspaper MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAPIt THAT MAKIS ALL NOITH IOWANS N I I G H I 0 t HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNI 3 INS ol four Capture Man Who Shot 3 at Newton Thousands to Attend 17 th Annual North Iowa Band Festival Tuesday 90 Queens and Bonds House Set to Pass on Foreign Aid Senate in Fran Win WASHINGTON President E senhowers 3Vi billion dollar fo eign aid program Friday sped 1 the House after comfortably sur viving all attempts in the Senal to reduce the total Senate passage Thursday nigh marked the first time in five year a global aid authorization measur has won Senate approval withou a money cut The final vote was 5918 with n Republicans and seven Democrat voting The program is a ready under consideration by th House Foreign Affairs Committee Fight Planned The overwhelming approval re corded by the Senate however concealed a measure of stron dissatisfaction on the part of som senators who voted for the bil They served notice they woulc fight to reduce the money tota in the Appropriations Committe and later on the Senate floor when the forthcoming money bill i taken up The legislation passe Thursday authorizes continuation of the sevenyearold aid program Actual money to carry it out must be voted separately Sen Walter F George DGa guided it to passage and at one point accused the Republicans o trying to scuttle their own pro gram He referred to Senate Republi can Leader William F Know lands proposal to require that 50 per cent of all economic aid be loans not gifts George said this would defeat the purpose of the bill because small nations coulc not afford loans The Knowlanc proposal was voted down 5033 Also defeated were proposals to eliminate a special 200 million dol lar fund to be used largely at the Presidents discretion for aid to Asian nations and an amendment to withhold aid from nations ex porting goods to Red China as long as any Americans are held prison er there Titos Stand A matter that seemed certain to play a role in the measures ulti mate fate was Yugoslav Marsha Titos statement with Russia favoring of the legitimate rights of Red China regarding Formosa the island stronghold of Chiang Kai shek which this nation is pledgee to defend Sen Jenner RInd during de bate Thursday mentioned the dec laration of principles signed by the Yugoslav President and Soviet Premier Nikolai A Bulganin but the news came late in the debate and played no part in the outcome But in interviews Friday Sena tors Mansfield Jackson DWash and Humphrey DMinn all indicated the incident would be used by aid opponents in their efforts to reduce the program The bill would permit Yugoslavia to receive 4014 million dollars in de fense support money in the year starting July 1 and an undisclosed sum to the form of military items such as planes and guns To Reopen Jobless Office at Decorah DES MOINES WVThe Iowa Em ployment Security Commission said Friday it has decided to re open the State Employment Serv ice office at Decorah The office was closed May 31 J C Blodgett a member of the commission said the decision was based on a presentation made to the commission by a delegation of about half a dozen Decorah busi nessmen last Wednesday The dele gation told the commission a con siderable number of workers will be needed on various jobs in the Decorah area soon 54 Queen Judy Spangler INDEFINITE RESULTS Kremlin Leaders End Visit to Yugoslavia BELGRADE Yugoslavia Kremlins leaders wound up heir eightday visit to President Titd Friday The Yugoslav Marshal apparently managed to hold fast to his independence but echoed Soyiet entiments on German unity and Red Chinese claims to Formosa Soviet Communist Party Boss NiMta S Khrushchev Premier Mikolai A Bulganin and Deputy Premier A I Mikoyan left by plane or a visit to Bulgaria Their ad left earlier in a separate plane Tito drove Khrushchev to the air in his Rolls Royce and re mained on hand to see his guests ff In a final round of handshakes efore boarding his plane Khrush hev spent more time bidding fare ell to U S Jame L Riddleberger than any of the ther diplomats present At a din er party last Saturday the two eld a peppery exchange on the merits of capitalism versus social sm Shook Hands When he came to Riddleberger the line of foreign diplomats Khrushchev stopped bowed and Americans hand up umped the nd down Have a good said Riddle erger in English Khrushchev beamed and replied in Russian I dont know what iddleberger reported lafcfr but was certainly saying some Tito and his visitors dosed their arley Thursday night with a dec ration in general terms of prin ples urging that the way be aved for peaceful solution of orld problems No Signature Khrushchev who led the six an delegation here and did most the talking did not sign the ocument He sat on the sidelines hile Bulganin and Tito affixed eir names The document said Yugoslavia nd the Soviet Union supported he satisfaction of the legitimate ghts of the Communist Peoples epublic of China with regard to Taiwan Formosa It did not ay however that Peiping should jht for the island now held by uang Kaisheks Nationalists The declaration also expressed ugoslavSoviet support for Red linas claims to a seat in the nited Nations GOJNG HIGHBROW BOSTON Boston Pops rchestra will feature Sunday ght the world premier of a sym honic arrangement of The Bal d of Davy Crockett i Dr Westly 68 Dies at Manly MANLYDr G 68 a practicing physician in Manly for nearly 30 years and a veteran of two world wars died at his home in Manly Friday morning He had been in failing health for a long time The body was taken to Brides Funeral Home where rites were pending Dr Westly has been president of the Worth County Medical Society and has been president of the Worth County Chapter of the American Red Cross Survivors include three sons Dr Travis Westly and Dr Stephen Westly Mason City and Malcolm Westly who is in the U S mili tary service DR G S WESTLY CONVICTING EVIDENCE NEWTON Mass roke into Day Junior High School Wednesday night The only thing taken police said was a teachers record book containing students grades on Program Parade Starts at Some high school musi clans upwards of specta tors 90 pretty Miss Nora Iowa Queen candidates and a host o bandmasters and officials wil pour into Mason City Tuesday for the 17th Annual North Iowa Band Festival They will come in bright yellow school buses trams planes anc private automobiles They wil line the streets for a blockslong parade of bands floats and specia acts They will comment on anc perhaps try to outguess the judges on the 1955 Miss North Iowa Some will clamber on top of cars in order to watch the parade Others who are more agile will at tempt to climb street light poles in order to see all the bands and queens Slow Traffic Restaurants will be crowded anc traffic will move at a snails pace But if past festivals are any indi cation everyone concerned will have a good time Thats why they will come to Mason City Tuesday While the crowd is settling down for the parade F Stanley Davis will conduct the Mason City ALL Elementary School Band in a con cert at Central Park The parade of bands queens and floats will begin to wend its way south on Federal Avenue at 10 a m Judy Spangler Convith Miss Sforth Iowa last year will be reigning queen over the parade Festival Program Elementary School band concert in Ctntral Park 10 a p School band concerts in Ctntral Park 2 p baseball at Roos evelt Diamond p o e e ns presented in Central Park p rand finale at Roosevelt Stadium ach candidate for the 1955 crown vill ride in a convertible in front f her high school band The floats will be interspersed through ut the parade No Television There will not be television of lie parade Tuesday But radio tations KRIB and KSMN will arry spot broadcasts from the pa ade route throughout the morn ing KGLOTV will picture all of the ueen candidates between and 55 Tuesday The new Miss brth Iowa will appear on KGLO TV at The 1955 queen will e crowned at evening ceremonies i Roosevelt Stadium After the parade the 90 visiting andmasters will attend a noon ucheon Glenn Cliff Bainum pro essor emeritus of bands at North estern University will be the guest of honor at the luncheon ainum will lead the massed band oncert during the evening pro gram at Roosevelt Stadium Concerts by the high school ands will be held throughout the afternoon in Central Park The ueen candidates will be intro uced at the park during the after oon Baseball Game A baseball game between the ason City and Corwith Junior Le ion teams is slated for Roosevelt diamond in the afternoon Admis on will be free to the ball game The grand finale is set for Roose elt Stadium The 90 bands will en r the stadium at p m The pecialty Gar er marching band and Patte Gen will perform prior to the crown ig of the new queen Then the results of the Miss orth Iowa judges will be tallied nd the new queen will receive her rown and robe in midfield cere monies AP WirephotP PUT TO Gra ham 32 one of three persons held for a Burbank mur der in 1953 died in San Quentins gas chamber Friday The execu tion was delayed an hour through a misunderstanding on an appeal Release of 77 More Pending Editor Soys MANILA release of the 11 American airmen still im prisoned in Red China is expected within the next 24 hours the man aging director of the influential Times of India said Friday The Indian editor J C Jam who arrived here by air from Hong Kong said his information on the probable early release of the American fliers came from a source that is usually In Washington officials ex pressed surprise at Jains fore cast They hoped the report was true but there was nothing to indi cate that the United States had been alerted to receive the pris oners at Hong Kong Jain declined to give any addi tional information but did say he believed the other 11 airmen were the ones tried and convicted by Ked China of AP Wlrephoto FAREWELL SMILE Grandma Doss gives photographers a final smile after receiving a life sen tence at Tulsa for the poi soning of her fifth husband The carefree woman said I have no hard Reunion of 4 Airmen Kin Followed by Picnics Tours HONOLULU jet fighter pilots shot down in the Korean War and jailed more than two years in Red China Friday relaxed in the love and comfort of their families on a Hawaiian holiday Their tears of joy were bright with new hope that 11 other captive airmen might follow them soon to freedom The airmen planned picnics sightseeing tours beach parties and talkf ests to catch up on family news between military interrogations in the next three or four days They are scheduled to leave for their homes Mortician Detects Spark of Life Baby Girl Improving HOUSTON WA mortuary attendant detected me Thursday nigh n a premature baby girl given up for dead He rushed her to a hospital arly Friday the infant was reported improved The child about four months premature was born to Mrs M C Dupree Shortly afterward an osteopath who attended Mrs Dupre notified the father a floor refinisher that the little girl was dead But later J Robert Corry at endant at the funeral home dis covered the infants heart still beating She was sped to the hospital and placed in an air lock Dr Robert P Kelley the osteo ath told newsmen the child when Dora gave every appearance of ieing dead She weighed 2 pounds ounces including the towel she vas wrapped in he said The osteopath said he spent 30 minutes giving artificial respira tion and respiratory But finally noting no signs o heart beat or respiration he pro nounced her dead Shortly was no sure hovr funeral horn was called he said But sometim after the child arrived at the fu neral home Corry walked into the room where she lay and saw her move Dr Kelley said that even though the artificial respiration and the stimulants failed to induce breath ing in the baby the vibration re suiting from her being moved to the funeral home must have done so tieir loved ones They hugged and HAROLD FISCHERS SONHaroldhe li jetace Capt Harold Fischer Swea City plays on his bicycle Thursday in front of the First Methodist Church in Swea City Young Fischer carries on with the normal routine of a 6yearold he is taking a break from Bible school here while waiting for his father to return home Capt Fischers parents are in Hawaii with their son now but are expected home next week Monday Life has mpved swiftly for them in the past few days They were freed Tuesday at the Red China border near Hong Kong flown to Hawaii in 35 hours told of tribula tions in Communist prisons and were reunited Thursday with wives parents and brothers in a ioyous meeting Lt Roland W Parks of Omaha told a reporter his Chinese jailers Tavern Holdup Probed Parolee From Joliet Prison DES MOINES Frl lay captured Tommy Dodd 29 Newton accused of shooting and seriously wounding three at Newton during a holdup Thurs day night He was arrested here just before noon Detective Scott Crowley first spotted the Illinois state peniten tiary parolee as Dodd hid be tween two logs in a wooded in northeast Des Moines Crowley was in a line of 15 policemen sheriffs and deputies making a sweep of the woods He said he almost passed by the logs without checking but decided to investigate He said only part of Dodds brown jacket was visible Find No Pistol Dodd surrendered without re s i st a n c e when the law men grabbed him They said they found no pistol on him He had in a billfold in his back pocket and in a shirt pocket they said The suspect was paroled front the prison at Joliet last January where he was serving a term for armed robbery Chief of Detectives Robert OBrien said Dodd was rather belligerent when he was taken to headquarters for questioning ave him every reason to be ieve the other airmen would be freed soon Release of Others Lt Lyle W Cameron Lincoln feb spoke for Parks Lt Col Ed win Heller Wynnewood and apt Harold E Fischer Swea ity Iowa when asked what he vanted most now that he was ree Id like to be there to greet those other 11 when they come he said The Air Force flew in Fischers didnt seem to want what happened at arents Camerons parents and irother Robert Parks parents nd brother Richard and Hellers vife The fliers who had stood up gainst more than two years of led imprisonment broke down at lie airport when they embraced kissed rela ives sobbed and laughed tried speak and found theyd lost their voice momentarily Go Fishing Fischer said that when he ar ived home he wanted to take his yearold son Harold HI for a lane ride go fishing with him do everything with Fisch rs wife divorced the double jet ce with 10 MIG kills the day he as shot down Fischer said he did not yet know if he would stay in the Air orce Im going to teach moth r to fly too really I he aughed Fischer who could not wait to at his first civilian meal since efore his capture took his par nts to the Royal Hawaiian Hotel n Waikiki Beach for dinner The management picked up the check The captain asked how things re in Swea City and the elder ischer replied Just wonderful Everyone sure s waiting to see you The town sure has changed since ou saw Dabbing his eyes with a hand erchief the jet aces father de lared Its the happiest day of my life No words can describe He said Dodd to remember The detectives abandoned the questioning temporarily and planned to book him after taking mug shots and fingerprints They also were to release him to Sheriff Ed Scoville and Police Chief N C Shaver of Newton Newton police said Dodd held up Elmer Comstock the manager of the Happy Corner Tavern at Newton and ordered Comstock and waitress Gloria Cox to Miss Coxs room where he shot the manager three times and the girl twice Kidnaps Policeman Dodd left and went to the Cardinal Inn where he forced Charles Hutchins an offduty policeman his girl friend Mollie Sheldon and another man identi fied only as Leonard into Hutchins car police said Dodd ordered Hutchins to drive three miles south of Newton on a gravel road they said At that point Dodd shot Hutehini once before his gun jammed officers said The girl grabbed the gun and car keys and threw them into some weeds Police said Dodd hit Miss Shel don on the head with a flashlight and fled Leonard then went for help Spotttd by Polico Dodd returned to Newton about 30 miles east of here and forced bis brotherinlaw to drive him to the home of brother Phillip here they said Dodd ordered his brother to drive him to Ames but police here spotted the car and Dodd got out and ran away Comstock Miss Cox and Hut chins were listed in serious condi tion in a Newton Authorities had not determined how much money Dodd got in the holdup No Progress in Ending Britains Rail Strike LONDON nation ide railway strike ground into i sixth day Friday with labor pacemakers reporting no prog ss at Industrial plants were owing down from lack of ma rial from warehouses jammed ith finished products DIES OF SHOCK SIOUX CITY Let Courtney 14monthold son of Mr and Mrs Lawrence Courtney Des Moines died enroute to a city hospital Thursday of shock W action to measles All About The Weather Mason City Humid showers Iowa Showers cooler Minnesota Showers COOLER Globe weather data up to 8 a m Fri day Maximum W Minimum 62 At 8 a m 73 Precip 01 YEAR AGO Maximum H UioinuB ;