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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 15, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for to CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL Associated PTCM tad United PTCM bttc national roll The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbor s J MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 15 Oc Copy Thls Paper Two SecUowSectlon No 211 v Russia Gets Week to Give Groun One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLU U3WM WO1 AMM WTAD tataej IU8 WSUL U St4S Being Naive Could Be Fatal I RECENTLY SAID MY GOOD bye to two gracious and per guests from India Both are journalists One is assistant editor of a native language daily newspaper at Calikut in the state of Kerala the other is an editorial writer for Indias larg est Hindulanguage daily pub lished in Delhi by the Times of India My own visit to India a couple of years ago includcd a few days in New Delhi which lies alongside old Delhi It was in teresting to check up on some of my interpretations of the cen tral government scene with one who lives with it constantly On a few points I had todo a little revising But for the most part I wasnt too wide of the mark as compared with my average However several of my as sumptions with respect to the state of Kerala had to be cor rected 1 knew Kerala was the only one of Indias 14 states with a Communist government But I didnt know that the Com mies took over with only about 35 per cent of the total vote in the election two years ago LIKE TOO MANY other coun tries and Im thinking of France Italy and Greece at the is afflicted with a wide assortment of parties Under a setup govern ment by majority all but Strange even weirdy the rule when rule when a government after each elec tion As I had heard from many others Communist rule in hasnt lived up to its It never does There has been a pronounced disen chantment so far as Lhe people of Kerala But that doesnt mean there will be an overthrow of the Commies at the next election Attempts made by the minority parties to erase their minor and more or less theoretical differ ences for the countrys larger good havent borne fruit up to this time The prospect is all too real that the Marxists will win against a divided house again WHERES MAMA Claire Macauley a tender yearandahalf old found something else more interesting the solemn commencement exercises at AP Pholofax Goucher College Baltimore Shes play ing by herself while waiting for her mother nearby to get her diploma Reach Agreement on Study of High Altitude Atom Tests ly OUmWIKE SERVICES riuclea test ban negotiations took a ma jor jump forward Monday whcm Russia agreed with the Unitec States and Britain lo convene a Fortunately for the people of Kerala however there is a strong body of national law in India The Commies have been barred out some of the extreme measures in their platform the outright seizure of private property for example UNDER T H i CIRCUM stances I think my principal suggestion to India passed along by my newlymade friend from Kerala might have per tinence It was to rid itself of the multipleparty system at the earliest possible moment The essence of democratic government is rule by the ma jority with ample safeguards for the minority That ideal is not attainable when there is a hodgepodge of parties as there is in India and the other coun tries Ive mentioned Under such a setup selfgovernment letting one of its hands be tied behind its back in a lifeand death struggle with Com munism Naturally both of my friends from India are followers of Gandhi and practitioners of the Hindu religion This and Iheir mastery of the Hindu language constituted the one most pro nounced common bond between the two men I discovered how ever that there is no tightly fixed pattern of worship FOR EXAMPLE ont of pair would not touch beef when it was on the menu Once we settled for turkey another time for pork But the Hindu from Kerala chose beef for his main course even when confronted CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Vets Pension Reform Bill Approved WASHINGTON UPI The House approved Monday a long range veterans pension reform bill which increases payments for 70 per cent of those now on the rolls The standing vole was announced as The bill which was sent to the Senate would overhaul the present pension system at an in creased cost of million in the first year starting July 1 1960 It would relate future pen sions to veterans needs anc curb some alleged abuses in the present system SPONSORS DESCRIBED i as a wholesome compromise representing the best bill that could be devised The measure would set up a sliding scale of payments basec on outside income to replace the present flatrate payments It would apply to veterans widows and orphans of Work War I World War II and the Korean conflict The pensions would be paid to those with nonservice con nected disabilities Compensa tion to veterans for disabilities incurred while in military serv ice would not be affected ALTHOUGH THE bill would cost an extra million in the first year its sponsors claim it would save the government a total of billion by the turn ol the century Pension costs under the pres ent system now are a year and it Is estimated they would climb at the rate of million annually SAME DATE1W4237 conference high altitude explosions The decision tisls together here on June 2 hurdled another of the technica roadblocks delaying a test su pension agreement at the i monthold nuclear conference The decision came after th Russians agreed to allow th experts lo make recommenda tions on the tests Both the United States and the Sovie Union presented separate pro nosals for such studies las Woman Held in Slaying of Her Mate at Home CEDAR RAPIDS Lyle McCroskcy 33 CedarRap ds was fatally wounded by his former wife during an argu ment in her home in Cedar Rap ds Saturday night Police said Mrs Joyce Me Croskey 27 admitted firing two shots at McCroskcy one o them striking him in the left side He died four hours later while undergoing surgery Mrs McCroskey told police ter former husband came lo icr home Saturday and got into an argument with William Cook 27 a guest in her home She said she got a pistol and shot McCroskey after he slapped her She was being held for inves tigation No charge had been iled Four Trustees Flee Iowa Reformatory ANAMOSA trus tees escaped from the Mens Reformatory here Sunday night and Eastern Iowa police were searching for them The men all worked in the wardens personal apartment located outside of the prison walls They walked away rom their jobs and fled They are John R Smith 23 Sioux City Em melt E Furnald 24 Sioux City and Robert Man dasinno 21 Newton TICKETED DES MOINES The Iowa lighway Patrol wrote out 358 tickets Sunday for illegal pass ng to motorists across the state n another of the patrols single hift crackdowns The improp er passing drive was held be ween 4 and 6 MoKdayAvhen we conference re summed after a fourweek1 recess fTHE EXPERTS will repor baijk to the nuclear conferenc within The United Stales and Russi agreed lo allow the experts t discuss all information on higi altitude tests gathered since th experts met last July Ambassador J a m e s J Wadsworth proposed this wit the approval of the British nu clear negotiating team THE AGREEMENT would al low the experts to from the American Argus shots last sent back t earlh from satellites anc Russian Sputniks and from any other source Wadsworlh submitted the pro posal to make sure that the ex icrts had the latest information available The Russians agreed High altitude blasts represcn one of the major unresolvec problems in establishing an ef ective control system to polic a ban on atomic and hydrogen weapon explosions The olhc major problem has to do will jnderground blasts The high altitude study was proposed a week ago by Ambassador James J Wadsworlh head of the Amer can delegation Heavy Loss in Fire on Farm LuVERNE Several build ngs including two barns li lead of cattle and several tons of hay were destroyed Sunday n a fire on the Mike Hinz farm usl northeast of here Firemen rom LuVerne Corwith Wesley and Livermore were called out There was no estimate of dam age LuebkeGets Nod for Presidential Race BONN Germany UPI Chancellor Konrad Adenauers Christian Democratic Party ilonday named Minister of Agri ulture Heinrich Lucbkc 64 as ts candidate for president of st Germany Adenauer him been named for the ost previously but changed his mind nearly two weeks ago and ccided to remain in the more owcrful job of chancellor If Iccted Luebke would take over he post of president from in umbcnt President T h e o d o r Hcuss on Oct 15 one day after his birthday West Is Tired of i Delays Attitude of Allies Stiffens GENEVA West Mon day warned the Soviet Union with the Big Four conference entering its sixth week that the time has come for decisive ac tion on the crucial issue of Ber lin Western diplomats said the conference will end this week unless the Soviet Union does some retreating British Foreign Secretary Sel wyn Lloyd returning here from weekend consultations in Lon don declared the Geneva ne gotiations cannot go on indefi nitely He 3xpressed some hope that an understanding on Ber lin might et be reached but left no doubt that in his view the talks hert have reached the point of action SECRETARY of State Christian A Herter conferred with French Foreign Minister Maurice Couve de Murville in midday and they arrangedto meet Lloyd in a strategy ses sion aimnd at maintaining the Western solid front in dealing with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko officials said that if Gro myko came up with no new ideas Monday the Western powers would expect the talks to go on for probablytwo more meetings Western diplomats still talked of some compromise which would lift the immediate Soviet threat to West Gromykos proposed r new oneyear limit on the Western Diplomatic sources in Moscow said they believed Premier ttikita Khrushchev and the IT WAS TERRIBLE AI Plioiofax Gerald Lehrer 30 LaJoI Ia tells police how a big shark snatched and killed his fellow skin diver Robert Lr Pamperin 33 Lehrer said the whitebellied shark grabbed Pahiper m about 50 yards off shore and that the victim fought back until he was pulled under the water Soviet Communist party Presi dium were drafting newinstruc ions for Gromyko One diplo matic source predicted that the erieva conference would end in an agreement preserving the Berlin status quo with face savers on both THE BIG FOUR mtt in session at Couve de Murvilles villa Monday afternoon At the last meeting Friday Gromyko said his oneyear dead ine proposal was not an ultima tum But he called for agree ment on a summit conference even if there is no accord on Berlin The possibility of a compro mise seemed to depend on whether the Soviet government would shelve its threat o hand over control of the Berlin sup ply lines to East Germany while irolongcd negotiations over Gcr many and related European is sues take place The Western powers in return ould be expected to agree to rim the size of their jarrison in West Berlin to cur ail propaganda and spy activ tics from there against the Communist bloc and to agree lo ban on nuclear weapons in Berlin Barn Destroyed on Kelly Farm Near Northwood NORTHWOOD Fire which vas discovered at 8 Mon lay destroyed the barn on the Oscar Kelly farm near here he Kensett and Norlhwood fire leparlments were able to keep he surrounding buildings from atching fire The barn was constructed of iart wood and part masonry he masonry wall sections were eft standing The loss has not ten determined There was no iveslock in the barn at the imc of the fire Origin of the fire is not nown but officials said it may avc been started by lightning s there was an electric storm ust before the fire broke out Mason City Fair and warm er low Monday night arount Partly cloudy conlinued warm Tuesday with a chance of a thunderstorm in late afl errioon high middle 90s Iowa Mostly fair and warme1 Monday night lows from G casl to 73 west Partly cloudy vedHhuhdersiiorms e xtr cm e northwest late high ther con tintied quite warm scattered afternoon FivtDay Iowa Temperatures will average 5 degrees above normal Normal high 80 to 83 Normal low 57 to 61 Warn beginning period but turning cooler about Thursday Pre cipitation will average one half to one inch north to one half inch south in scattered afternoon or evening thunder storms through Thursday Minnesota Continued pleasant High Tuesday 70 to 85 GlobeGazelle weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum 79 Minimum 58 At 8 66 Precipitation 02 Globe Gazette weather data up lo 8 Sunday Maximum 75 Minimum 51 Precipitation 06 Red Indian State Fighting to Keep Opposition Down TRIVANDRUM India MVThe campaign of opposition groups lo bring down Kerala states Communist government by pick eting and other non r violent means has taken an explosive turn At least five demonstra tors were killed in a clash with police at Ankamali village late Saturday night The government reported mob sloncd police attempting lo arrest a man al another coastal village Sunday and in jured three policemen Hun dreds of persons were reported under arrest throughoutthe slate Iowa Road Accidents Claim Four BV THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Four persons were killed in Iowa motor vehicle accidents over the weekend Two persons Ernest Marcau 60 Sloan and Billy Meachum 4 Sioux City were killed Sun day Mareau was involved in twocar crash on Highway 7 just north of Onawa His wife Pinkie was hosiptalized a Onawa with severe shock lac orations and other injuries OFFICERS SAID that driver of the other car DonnisxKecI a Blcncoe teenager was lasted n fair condition at the Onawa lospital The Meachum boy son of Mr and Mrs Wiiiiam Mea chum injured when crushed between n car and ga rage of the family home Authorities said the youth plyaing in the car apparently released the brake and sent he car down a slope toward he garage The youngster opened the door lo gel out fficcrs said and was trapped jelwcen the car and garage ANOTHER youngster Wayne Vitl 2 son of Mr and Mrs Jlenn Witt of near Washing on was struck by a motor ve icle while playing in the ront yard of their home Edward McKenzie 63 was cad on arrival at an Ottuniwa lospital Saturday night after a mecar accident in the west ido of OUumwa Police said he mans car apparently went iut of control after crossing ailrond tracks hit a guy truck a building then over urn ed Plane Crash Kills 4 Victims All Are lowans DALLAS CENTER ft Four persons died Sunday when a lane plunged into a field off lighway 64 about two miles vest of Dallas Center The victims were Floyd Hus band 60 Dallas Center pilot ind owner of the single engine plane Ruth Robel 55 West DCS Moines Elizabeth Robi son 50 Waukec and Mrs Robi sons 7yearold son Thomas Dallas County Sheriff Evan Berger said the plane on the way back from Omaha appar ently was banking to land at the Campbell Airport about three ourths of a mile south and west of the crash site EARL W LEWIS Creston who was flying near the airport when the accident occurred said the Husband planes nose vent down The fatal craft nadc three spins and plunged o earth he said Airport Manager Dale Camp jell said the four all friends lad taken off from the airport about to fly to Oma in for dinner Campbell said Husband had been flying about 15 years The accident occurred about The crash site was about 100 yards from the HiLine poultry arm operated by Joe Slaughter Mrs Slaughter said We heard a plane overhead and then the engine stopped IT DIDNT sound said but we didnt go out to She said three girls stopped at the a few minutes later and told her about the crash All the victimswere pinned n the wreckage of the plane This is weve had he first accident at this Campbell said The field has Decn in operation about 16 years Authorities at iho crash sits said a preliminary examination of the wreckage indicated there vas no mechanical failure Officials of the Federal Avia ion Agency FAA and the Civ 1 Aeronautics Board were to continue an investigation to de ermine the cause of the crash Cable Laying Ship Burns in Dubuque Man Named Head of owa DAV DAVENPORT UPI Leon 98 Men Escape LONDON Wi Fire raced hrough a British ship laying ablc 500 miles out in thcAt anlic arly Monday forcing 93 jcrsons lo take to the lifeboats The crew and 12 upcrvisors of the cablelaying picked up by t he 326ton German freighter Flav a bound for Hamburg Ten of IP men were Americans The cable ship the Ocean Layer was bound for France stringing cable along the ocean bed when a fierce blaze broke out in the engine room Wtihin 15 minutes of an SOS reporting the fire and asking for elected commander of he Iowa Disabled American Veterans at the organizations annual con vention here Mrs Jack Con well Dnvenport was named to the post of commander of the jradiocd that he had been forced to order abandon ship FIRE LOSS SPENCER tfVA fire of un determined origin raced auxiliary The disabled veterans through the Mugge Seed Co selected Kcokuk for the site ofjSunday causing an estimated the 1960 convention in damage WHITE YOUTHS No Evidence of Brutality HEADS EAGLES CLINTON UP Howard fulf Sheldon Sunday was eclcd president of the Iowa agles Club TALLAHASSEE Fla jury which convicted four white youths for the mass assault of a Negro coed decided against the death penally because there was no evidence of brutality the jury foreman said Monday A H King a Tallahassee plantation owner described how the verdict was reached as an atmosphere of calm returned to Floridas capital city afler weeks of tension King said thai on the basis of the testimony before us there was evidence of threats with a gun and knife but no brutality was The foreman said the case was decided on law and the evidence without any consider ation of race We would have returned the same verdicts if the defendants had been four Ne King said Four Negroes are awaiting ex ecution in the state prison for assaulting a white woman One Negro pastor said refusal of the allwhite male jury to send the four to the electric chair would give Negroes charged with assault a doubla 1 ;