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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 8, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS iOME VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Prcsi Full Lease Wires Seven a Copy MASON CITY iOWA SATURDAY JUNE 8 1957 This Paper Conslsu ot Two No 207 Mason Cityans Among 5 Crash D i To Close Scenic Highway Supervisors Take Action The Cerro Gordo County Board of Supervisors by a two to one vote Saturday agreed to relocate a portion of the Scenic Highwa j northwest of Mason City Supervisor J C Dickinson cas the no vote Voting yes wer supervisors John Cahill and R D Robbins The motionprovides for accep ance of up to fronvth two cement companies in Maso City for the cost of bringing th substitute route to farmtomar ket road specifications New Route Under the action the present Scenic Highway will not be blocked until work is completed on the new route or for six months whichever is sooner It is expected that the substi tute route will be brought to re quired specifications by thesum mers end A letting for the proj ect will have to be held by the State Highway Commission at Ames since state and federa funds go into roads in the farm tomarket system Estimated Cost The offer by the cement com panics represents the egtihiated cost of the work The companies own all the land along the two miles of Scenic Highway that will be Iclosedr They hadasked the road grounds that their rock quarrying work in the area would increase traffic hazards The portion of road to be closed extends northwest from a point about W miles west of Highway 65 The substitute route will cross the Winnebago River miles west of Highway 65 and then go east to Highway 65 on the road past the American Crystal Sugar plant A hearing on the road closing was held by the county supervi sors Friday Minnesotas Heaviest Toll ot Year AP Wirepholo SORROWFUL SEAL Sammy a seal at the West Ber lin zoo appears too full of sorrow to tell just what the trouble is This feeling was only temporary though since he cheerfully went back to playing in his pond after posing for the photographer Iowa Bar Assn Honors Graven f s r DES MOINES Wl Federal Judge HenryJNv Graven 64Greene was given the highesthonor of the Iowa State Bar Assn Friday night when he received its 1957 Award of Merit The award a citation engraved on a silver platter was pre sented by the retiring state president R R Bateson of Eldora at banquefe session which closed the annual convention Earlier in the day the association adopted a resolution urging fficials in the Eisenhower administration to get busy and appoint Accident North of Albert Lea Des Moines Man Injured CLARES GROVE Minn TwoMason City person were among five killed Fri day evening in Minnesota vorst traffic accident of th Miss Mari yn Ann Tovgerson 22 an ler grandmother Mabel Lar son 64 formerly of Fores City The five persons including the Mason Cityans and two others from Des Moines were killed in a headon collision Clarks Grove Minn is located about 11 miles north of Albert Lea Mrs Larson had been livirig with her granddaughter at an apartment 23 2nd S E about a year Miss Torgersbn a grad uate of jMason City HighSchool Passports of 2 Collegians Are Revoked VIENNA Austria US Consulate took away Saturday the passports of two South Carolina college students back from an ex cursion into Communist Hungary The A Gilbert o Walterboro and Warren William Hair of North re leased by Hungarian police midnight and returned to Austria after having been jailed incom municado since May 26 They are staying in a Vienn lodging arranged for them by th consulate until the State Depart ment decides whether they shoul be allowed to continue their hitch hiking tour of Europe or be or dered to return home directly j When they emerged from their I Hungarian imprisonment the youths told reporters waiting for them at the frontier yes pos sibly they would repeat their trip behind the Iron Curtain They said they undertook the trip for ad venture and excitement Consular officials were especi ally annoyed by the students we might do it again statement One official said These boys knew very well that what they were doing was wrong They knew that their pass ports forbid travel in Hungary They knew they had no Hungarian visas They knew they also were violating Austrian border regula tions wn territory andhelping with outhern d ist r i c t assignments ince the death of the late Judge William F Riley last Dec 29 federal judge to fill the n the southern Iowa district Italso renewed its plea to Con ress to create a third federal udgeship in this state Judge Graven the jurist for he northern Iowa district has jeen carrying on the work in his Cool and Weils Weekend Forecast for Most of Iowa A cool and wet Weekend is in prospect for Iowa had attended schools in Japan and Germany She hadbeen employed in Mason City at KSMN the Kitchen Klinic and the Town House and had appeared in Little Theater plays Other Victims The other victims were Ralph 0 Berard 58 and his wife Ruth operators of a Des Moinesrflower shop Waldo B Schuitz 41of Rich field Minn a suburb of Minne apolis The Berards were southbound after a trip to Minnesota when their car and one in which Schuitz and the two Mason City women were riding came to gether on Highway Broken Leg Kenneth Chapman 39 ofDes Moines who was in the Berard car was takento anAlbert Lea hospitalwith a brain concussion and a broken leg Schuitz was a district manager of Purex Corp He was returning COLLISION IN WHICH FIVE DIED A sweeping curve on Highway 65 near Chirks Gvove Minn is the scene of a twocar collision which claimed the lives of five persons including two Mason Cityans In the ditch with most of its front end torn away is the machine in which Ralph C Berard Des Moines and his wife lost AP Wlraphoto their lives and another was injured The wrecked auto still on the highway at right is the car in which Waldo Schuitz Minneapolis and the two Mason Cityans Mari lyn Torgerson and hor grandmother Mabel Larson1 died Probers Cross Scattered showers and thunder1 storms were in the outlook for the Judge Graven has been judge southern half of the state Satur day Saturday night and Sunday Northern Iowa can expect occa f the northern district since March 30 1944 and was a Iowa istrict judge in the 12th judicial district seven years before Filling the vacancy inthe south ern federal district has been de ayed by the action of Atty Gen Herbert Brownell Jr in not pass ng on a recommendation for ap pointment of Ed R Hicklin Wa sional rain or showers Saturday Showers and thunderstorms which skipped across the state Friday night left 81 oLan inch of rain at Davenport Cedar Rap ids had 46 of an inch Lamoni 22 and Burlington 12 and Mason City 07 of an inch pello Hicklin 61 has been rec Temperatures dropped into the ommended by Iowa Sens Bourke 50s m aU sections of the state B Hickenlooper and Thomas ESaturday morning Lows ranged Martin jfrom 51 degrees at Dubuque to The 8th Circuit Court District has been supplying judges to as sist Judge Graven in handling the southern Iowa business 56 at Burlington Various parts of the state were getting fog driz zle or light Temperatures Sunday are due to be day about the same as Satur TO VISIT RUSSIA HELSINKI Finland nish President Urho Kekkonen will visit the Soviet Union at the earliest convenient time Visiting Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin delivered the invitation at a state dinner here Friday night MISS TORGERSON f WTO All About The Weather Sioux City GrandJury to Study CONSPIRACY CHARGE SIOUX CITY iUry wlfl be Monday evidence of alleged Irregularities In the use of federal conservation funds In Benton County it was learned Saturday said the irregularities concerned the ex penditure of funds alloted under the Agriculture Conservation Pro gram for such projects as farm land terracing Federal funds allegedly have been misused so that the fed eral government has borne the entire cost of a number of projects instead of sharing the cost with farmers involved these sources said It was learned that federa agriculture officials have investi gated the Benton County situation One spokesman commented things dont look right The federal grand jury will be asked to study the possibility of a conspiracy involving excessive claims as to the cost of the projects which resulted in the federal government paying the entire cost A number of Benton County residents have been subpoenaed to testify President Rowan Native Killed WASHINGTON Senate in vestigators said Saturday Bakers Union President JamesG Cross will get a chanceto answer oath testimony linking his name with that of a prostitute The woman brunette Kay Low er 26 Los Angeles was identi fied by Los Angeles police as a convicted prostitute She pleaded the Fifth Amend ment Friday in refusing to tell he Senate Rackets Investigating ommittee whether Cross beat ler for giving another man a dia mond ring or whether Cross fun nelled union funds to her from Washington through his Los Ange es aides To Resume Thursday Sen McClellan the committee chairman said Cross have the opportunity to 7 comment as a witness after led Thurs hpqrinpc rpsnmp npyf Thnrsrlav when he ditched his Demonil a fighter in the Atlantic nftcr M Eisenhower aboard thcUSS SaraiKnowIand of California and Chair shot left eye refused even to tell the committee whether she knows Cross But she did say5 I imagine so when asked whether she had received union funds from Cross a married man Union Fund Albert Barclay ousted office manager of Bakers Local No 37 in Los Angeles gave testimony about a union fund to hire in 1 WASHINGTON iff President Eisenhower said Friday that Re oublican leaders in Congress have a special responsibility jfor translating 1956 GOP platform pledges into legislation in his most vigorous defense of his M o d e r n Republicanism concept the President told tho windup session of a national Re publican rally that he will use every power at my disposal to see that the platform pledges arc carried out Eisenhower thus served notice on GOP members of the Senate and House that he intends to fight for the legislative program many of them have criticized A Good Team a good BELMONDrEnsign Thomas Gj other pilot who also was forced to Aldrich 22 son of BlancheAidditch wasirescued from the taskjdeclawdi Let s lookhke when heditched his Demonjforce accompanying President Senate Republican Leader jet fighter in the Atlantic after it j Eisenhower aboard the developed engine trouble it was toga cut short their maneuvers tOman Bridges NH of the Senate learned Saturday His body was found by a Coasti Guard plane off the coast of Geor gia about 20 mile from where an search for the two downed fliersGOP Policy Committee were Girard Dismisses Japanese Attorney TOKYO Army Special Deeply Distressed Presidential Press Secretary James Hagerty said Eisenhower was deeply distressed at the news of the death of Aldrich and would send a message to his family ex pressing his heartfelt sympathy and that of the officers and men of the Navy JUDGE GRAVEN Jake Mintz Former Ring Manager Dies PITTSBURGH UP Jakej Mintz Pittsburgh boxing man ager who piloted Ezzard Charles to the heavyweight championship in 1949 died Saturday at MonteS fiore Hospital here i Mintz 55 was hospitalizedto 8 Mason City Mostly cloudy through Sunday Scattered showers and thunderstorms likely again Sunday Low Sat urday night 5255 High Sunday 7277 iowa Mostly cloudy continued cold through Sunday Scattered showers and thunderstorms south Saturday night and Sun day Low Saturday night 5057 rom a business trip to Mason lity The two Mason Cityans were riding with Schuitz to Minne apolis where Miss Torgerson was seeking employment Two of her brothers Donald and Douglas live in Minneapolis Her mother Mrs Jerome H Torgerson and three younger brothers live at 73 Weslview Dr Highway Patrolman Don John son said the Schuitz car appar ently went out of control on a sweeping curve ran on the shoulder and then veered back into the path of the Berard car a uuuv UJUUU juuu UAJ t A i J t itir goons He also said the interist 3C William S Girard Satur Aldrich was graduated from i Ti Rnwan moh Srnnnl in anrl national union sent a week toiday dismissed the Japanese iawRowa ithe local for Mr Cross girliyer who was to defend him friend so Jo speak Mrs Elsie Kay against Lower John D Nelson who run attended Iowa State College at n w vx 1 J charges of causing the Amesfor one yearHe enlisted in among those invited to hear the President Both have been in the forefront to cut Eisen howers spending budget They have differed with him too on some foreign policy issues Eisenhower said that if there is not general support within the party for legislative measures he has similar carry out platform pledges the entire concept of party responsi death of a woman scrap Marine Corps in 1953 andibility and indeed of represent Localjscavenger Girard 21 of for two years part of cheative collapses 37 asa trustee for Cross hadjlll declared his action was no Mmc In Korea Mentions No Names some sharp exchanges with thereflection on the personal or pro Received Wings Then without mentioning any committee as to whether funds went to Mrs Lower union Sessional integrity of lawyer II suro Hayashi Youth Beats Woman After She Looked Mean at Him Heard Crash Persdns living nearly a mile STRAWBERRY ss Marilyn Uhl POINT i screamed and rushed outside 26 was atlscaring off her attacker She was from the scene reported hearingtacked and critically beaten heretaken unconscious to a hospitalicomplele After his Marine duty he benames he said came a Naval Air Corps night Republican leaders whether cadet He received his wmgs as in Congress in the executive an ensign Sept 28 and had becnibrancht in the party organization stationed at Cecil Air Force Base I have a special responsibility for Jacksonville Fla where he hadicariymg out tnese pledges None been a communications officer of us can afford to aUow his per Bcsides his mother he is surisonal preference as to detail to ivived by two brothers Williamblind him to the need of loyally md Dan and a sister Mrs Harry supporting our partys platform ilfan Hinckley all of Rowan Funcral arrangemcnls arc in 11 bill TTt 1 tremendous crash that soundFriday night while walking home for treatment Highway patrol ff f i r ed like an explosion A motorist Mrs Walter from a movie Branch Bowers 14 admitted men sheriffs officers police and jhis budget and other proposals represent a split in the GOP on Minnesota Considerable cloudison said she was slowing to turn the attack on Miss Uhl according for her attacker sliuiSrSl and her drivewav when the car to Sheriff Forrest M Fischer No Mtss Uhl regained conscious WWelv scattered showers I bearing Minnesota plates passed charges were filed immediately s ness about pm and men east r5 iulh a rcrrific ratc Thelfgainst he boy who was held initioncd the name Bowers offi Sunday 6575 1 11 local residents joined in a search MeSSier ApDOintment PrmclPles fi jti w 9 AC fro os Postmaster Up for Confirmation As contrasted with what he said is a basic division of philosophy and principle among the Demo crats Eisenhower said the Repub licans have a united team SAMI DATE was earlier several days ago with a heart condition an apparent re currauce of an attack he suffered in 1952 car went out of control and the county jail at Elkader leers said Police went to the Bow ROCKFORD The nomination into the opposite lane or Miss Uhl was walking home crs home just across the street Of Richard Messier as permanent And so he said if our oppo GlobeGazelte weather data upUraffic strikin the Iowa vehicle from a movie when she was atfrom the Uhl home and sot young postmaster has been sent to thejnents say we suffer from spli 1 i less than half a blockBowers out of bed for question United Stales Senate for confirjters let us remind them that i t i tlirt Vino in a narfvc nAlifir am Saturday she said ackcd Maximum Friday 59 Minimum Friday night 52 At 8 a m Saturday 53 Precipitation OT inch splin a political l13 A i j i land Mrs Larson were takento about 25 feet from the Fischer said huUhe only postmaster sjncc the resignation jStructurcsisone The bodies of Mis Torgerson from her home and dragged ing Theboy admitted the attack mation Messier has been actingtsplmler in a partys the Hanson Funeral Home Forest to an area bcUvccn two houses explanation he could offer wasjof C Lee Schmidt earlier City A neighbor heard Miss Uhlsilhat she looked mean at me iycar hisjlitical house I self is quite divided against another it ;