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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 12, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home Mason City Where Agriculture and industry Meet and Meld Contributed by Lucille Newlon Factor 136 27th Mason City ClTYG TKI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBOR S ETTE HOMf EDITION VOL LXII AnocUted Press and United Press Full Lease Wlret Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 12 1956 This Paper Consists o Two One Th No ousands See Band Festival Parade Administration in Aid Bill Plea Vote to Cite Paul Robeson for Contempt WASHINGTON Wi The House Committee on UnAmerican Ac tivities Tuesday voted to ciie Paul Robeson Congress The vote came shouting session between the Ne gro singer and Chairman Walter for contempt of after a furious DPa and other members of the commiitee Walter finally banged his gavel in the midst of an expostulation by Robeson and declared the hearing adjourned Still flushed the chairman con vened the committee for a busi ness session and it immediately voted unanimously to recommend that Robeson be cited for con tempt The recommendation goes to Congress which has the power to vote the actual citation The committee called Robeson in an inquiry begun last month into possible use of American passports by Communists or fel low travelers Robeson came to the session with a prepared statement de claring his fight for a passport is a struggle for He has been in a court fight with the government over denial of travel documents he had sought for trips abroad Robeson told a reporter There was no contempt I answered ev ery question I was just standing my Robersons counsel Milton H Friedman said of the contempt WASHINGTON tion civilian and military leaders urged Senate Republican and Democratic leaders Tuesday to restore at least million of the slasheu from the foreign aid bill by the House The Senate leaders said after a White House conference that Secretary of State Dulles and Adm Arthur W Radford chair man of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told them be done if added to the au thorization measure passed by the House Monday by a 273122 vote President Eisenhower sched uled the White House session be fore he was stricken with his in testinal illness and it was held despite his absence From his hospital bed Ei senhower sent an oral plea They action This is absurd wont vote it Congress wont vote Russia to Be Richer Than U K Says LONDON UP Communist Party boss Nikita S Khrushchev told a cheering crowd of workers in Stalingrad that the United States is the richest country in the world but tomorrow we shall be Moscow Radio re ported Tuesday It quoted ex cerpts of the Communist leaders speech in Stalingrad where he and other Russian leaders received a thunderous welcome with Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia great injury would SCOO million was not his through Sherman Adams chief assistant for the full he originally asked Adams Presides Adams presided at the meeting of the senators with Dulles and Radford At Walter Reed Army Hos pital where Eisenhower is re covering from abdominal sur gery White House Press Secre tary James C Hagerty said the President would not send a writ ten message to the conference Hageriy said however Adams would tell the group of Eisen howers deep interest in the foreign aid bill and would say the President feels that the sup port of NATO 1m been really un dercut by the fund slashing in the House Hagerty said Adams on behalf of the President would urge that the full recom mended by the administration be restored during Senate action on the legislation Personal Report This would permit NATO to carry on its complete functions Hagerty said He noted that Ei senhower has spoken in similar terms at a news conference and in a letter to House Republican Leader Joseph Martin Jr of Mas sachusetts Adams was to report personally to the President in the day on the White House meeting One Republican who asked not to be named said Eisenhowers assistants were told they would be ucky if the Senate added half a million dollars to the House fig ure The administration originally requested THREEBLOCK VIEW OF PARADE Using a telescopic lens t GlobeGazette photographer crammed three blocks of the Band Fes tival parade into a single picture Looking north on Federal Avenue the view shows the color guard at about 3rd Street south in the fore ground Following are the float carrying Miss Sandra Knight Rock ford the reigning queen the Womens Air Force Band Band Festival dignitaries riding in convertibles champion twirler Patte Genin and the Mason City High School Band and convertibles carrying Miss Judy Spangler Corwith Band Festival queen of 1954 and Sharon Wead Miss Adams the first of 93 queen candidates The Adams High School Band has just moved past the trees in Central Park The pho tographer stood on top of a bus at 5th Street South Stinson Denied New Trial To Face Sentencing CEDAR RAPIDS Judge Henry N Graven has de nied a new trial to Keith Stin son 31 Hampton Franklin County attorney convicted on two counts of a federal grand jury indictment In an order signed Monday Judge Graven also overruled a motion for a judgment of ac mS about 70 quittal He set sentencing for farmers out of between and Drew will be sentenced by Judge Drew Enters Guilty Plea at St Ansgar ST E Drew formev Mason City seed sales man pleaded guilty in Federal Court here Tuesday afternoon to one count of a fivecount indict ment charging him with defraud about 70 Southern Minnesota a June 19 Stinson was convicted by jury April 21 on charges he conspired with George Dewey to violate federal laws involving interstate transportation of securities ob tained through fraud and of placing such securities in inter state commerce The charges resulted from the swindle of Grace Potter Miller an ackley widow Dewey is serving a term in the state penitentiary on state charges growing out of the swindle Stinson lost his bid for renomi nation for county attorney on the Republican ticket in the re cent primary election He was defeated by G A Cady by nearly 3 to 1 Robert Bell after a marshal completes an investiga Gilbertviile Youth Is Drowning Victim WATERLOO fire men recovered the body of Gary Weber 15 son of Mr and Mrs William Weber Gilbertville from MRS DREW tion of Drews background and makes a recommendation to the court David J Butler Mason City at torney represented Drew Federal Indictment Drew and his wife Marilyn former operators of the Hawkeye Seed and Chemical were in dicted by a federal grand jury il ii 1 UJ JCUClcll LM il HI 1U1 V the Cedar River near hss home here in February on the five Monday nigh Dragging for counts Four of the counts have s the body started when the boy Mailed to return home Monday evening and his clothing was jfound on the river bank The Weather Mason City Generally fair with chance of thundershowers through Wednesday Low Tues day night 60s High Wednesday low 90s Iowa Generally fair and Wednesday Widely scattered thundershowers northwest Tues day night Low Tuesday night upper 60s Minnesota Fair continued hot GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Tuesday Maximum Monday 94 Minimum Monday night 61 At 8 Tuesday 81 YEAR AGO Maximum 60 Minimum 45 bedn dismissed according to But ler Similar charges against Mrs Drew have also been dismissed he said The maximum penalty on the one charge is five years in a fed eral penitentiary Drew is now serving a six month term in the Cerro Gordo County jail after a District Court jury found him guilty last March of obtaining merchandise under false pretenses lie was found guilty of obtaining worth of COIH binder twine from the Kearney ca Star Polish Archer Defects Through WASHROOM WINDOW LONDON A young Polish archer who dived through a washroom window to elude Communist guards said Tuesdayhe will seek political asylum in England Romauld Kazimierciyk 26 made his successful break when the Polish team was competing in an international tournament at Windsor Kazimierczyk said he ducked into the washroom near the scene of the match To escape the Red guards watching the arch ery team he popped through a window on the other side of the building and ran to a car his brother and an organization of anti Communist Polish refugees had provided He was whisked away to a hiding place in London A re union followed his mother Mrs Marie Kazimierczyk who told reporters she came to London n 1942 after escaping from Russian prison The brother came to Britain in 1947 and now is a mechanic at suburban Slough Navys Talos Guided Missile Better Than Armys Nike WASHINGTON Navys Talos antiaircraft guided missile appears to be a better weapon than the Armys Nike according to Sen Chavez Chavez is chairman of a Sen ate Appropriations Subcommittee on defense funds Monday that The Nike has been emplaced around many of the nations pop ulation and industrial centers It has become one focal point of in terservlce rivalry with critics questioning its ability to knock down the latest and fastest jets The Talos developed by the roup the staff chiefs of Navy for useon light cruisers al Ike Signs 3 Documents at Hospital WASHINGTON up President Eisenhower Tuesday signed three documents And his press secre tary said the Chief Executive L feeling fine on his fourth da after his intestinal operation This was the first time Eisen hower had signed an official pa per since the emergency surgerj Saturday The President affixed his signa tures while sitting up in a chaii and holding the papers on hit knee Eisenhower held what amounted to a regular staff meeting It last ed about 15 minutes Besides Sherman Adams his chief assist int he conferred with Maj Gen Wilton B Persons his liaison man with Congress and White House Staff Secretary Andrew J Streets Are Sea of Color Mercury in Low 90s By DRAKE MABRY Thousands of visitors to Mason City sought a shady spot Tuesday afternoon as 93 high school band queens held the North Iowa Band Festival spotlight in Central Park One hundred bands queen andidates strutting majorettes and a sprinkling of floats par aded clown Federal Avenue Tues day morning to kick off the 19th annual festival It took the parade one hour and 42 minutes 0 pass one spot The visitors waited for the jrand finale at Roosevelt Stadium Tuesday night when Cliff Bainum professor emeritus of nusic at Northwestern Univer sity will lead all of the bands in a mass concert Queen Crowned One of the 93 band queens will be crowned Miss North Iowa Band Festival of 1956 at the stadium festivities Miss Sandra Knight last years queen reigns over the festival until that time Temperatures which reached uoodpastcr Asked bj the Army Navy and Air Force discuss the relative merits of the Talos and the Nike Afterward Chavez told news men It appears from the evi dence that the Talos is a better has longer He added that if pending tests indicate this to be true the sub committee probably will recom mend that only that weapon be produced in thr future so is being installed around con tinental Air Force bases Capsuling testimony by Adm Arleigh A Burke chief of naval operations Gen Nathan F Twi ning Air Force chief of staff and Gen Maxwell D Taylor Army staff chief Chavez said They said the Talos was the best that it had certain features the Nike did not have but that Uhe Nike is still newsmen how the President is feeling Press Secre tary James C Hagerty said I think he feels very Hagertys noonday report fol lowed a morning statement from the Presidents doctors that he passed his most comfortable night since the operation his spirits are high and his morale good HULL RESIGNS AMES V Hull di rector of WOI radio and television stations Tuesday resigned his po sition to accept a similar job at Ohio State University misrepresenting his company as a large scale organization Made Promises The federal indictment grew out of Drews activities in Blue Earth County in 1954 According to Attorney Harold Evarts Drew and his wife took orders from about 70 farmers for a new variety of seed oats Drew made the promises over the telephone jthe federal indictment said to re MATTER OF Reid Algona will get that big horn truough the door all right Hes used to it even if hes not user to the Mason City door He was taking his time however 18 blocks of marching ahead of him purchase all the oats produced for 75 cents above the current market price The indictment said that sub stantial down payments were made to Drew but that the seed was never delivered SAME the 90 degree mark made the uni formed bandsmenperspire free ly before they completed the 18 block parade Eight heat exhaus tion cases were treated at Park Hospital At least seven more re ceived emergency first aid at the station in Central Park Mrs J C Dickinson Route 4 Mason City in charge of the emergency station said that the cases were not serious but re quired rest Mrs Dickinson is in her 15th year at the first aid station in the park In Hospital Listed in good condition at Park Hospital in Mason City were Yvonne Theilen Swaledale Wary Boetscher a member of the tester band Gwen El ertson Rockford Patty Wilson Vesley Orla Anderson Titonka nd Darlene Hanna Nora Springs Gloria Voight Taopi nd Sharon Gourley Corwith vere admitted to the hospital for ibservation At least two other pectatovs were taken to their City homes by ambulance jecause of the heat Robert E Sackett director of he Rodman and Cylinder bands ook over the bass drum in the Rodman band his regular 1 rum frier dropped out Spectators started picking choice spots on Federal Avenue is early as 8 They brought camp stools lawn chairs and tepladders or spread blankets nd newspapers on the ground Array of Color T Voting and old amateur camera had a big day as the colorful school hands moved down street Their uniforms made array of color that is possible luring the North Iowa Band stival musical talent in the pa the largest fes Ccntennial celebra tion in 1953 This is the 18th an nual band day in Mason City Children got an early start on i their spending money for the day las ice cream cold soda pop and popcorn stands did a rushing bus POSTMARK OKD WASHINGTON Senate has passed and sent to the White THE the Federal Avenue chalk line waiting for the 18th North Iowa House a bill to authorize use ofi Band Festival parade are some of the early birds They are Mrs Clarence Clausen a Pray for Peace postmark on j 904 8th and Mrs Mike Curley and in front Steven months mdu James 5 and FMward 7 The parade got off to a fast start at A motorcycle escort from the Mason City Police Department led the parade They were followed by a fourman color from the United States Army Recruiting Service in Dea iMoines the identical color guard thai marched at the Drake Re ays Reigning Queen Miss North Iowa of 1955 the reigning queen followed in the Mason City Junior Chamber of Commerce float She was Sandra Knight Rockford The white flow ered float started a stream of bands and convertibles full of pretty girls all after the Miss North Iowa crown for 1956 The U S Womens Air Force baad from Lackland Air Force followed Miss Knight 1 ;