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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 18, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited ior the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H t NEWSPAPiR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS MJItlON VOL LXMI Associated Press and United Press Full Wives Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 18 1957 Thli Taper Consists Two No 21S m f Delivery of Minnesota Dakota Towns in Peril Flood Waters Climb Marshall Is Hardest Hit By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Communities in southwestern Minnesota and eastern South Da kota braced for threatened new walls of surging water Tuesday in the wake of flash floods spawned by torrential weekend rains The two states counted five deaths due to the swirling waters and officers said three others may have perished Hardest hit was Marshall Minn 150 miles southwest of the Twin Cities where tributary streams were pouring uncon trolled freshets of new water into Jhe Redwood which already has engulfed 60 per cent of the town Crest The river already 4 feet over its7foot flood stage was ex pected to hit a 12Vifoot crest Tuesday If that happens of ficials said the entire business district would be inundated More than 300 refugees were being cared for in private Homes and that total was expected to increase materially if the high er water hits Observers at Rus sell 13 miles southwest of Marshall said the river rose a sudden 15 inches shortly before 10 pm Monday with that added torrent due to swell into Mar shall Tuesday In South Dakota the rampag ing Big Sioux River threatened added havoc as it absorbed a roaring flood from Skunk Creek tributary pouring into it just north of Sioux Falls Other Towns Hit The river ordinarily 60100 feet wide surged from a quartermile to a mile and a half width for the 65 miles between Flandreau 45 miles north of Sioux Falls to Canton at the south of that city Portions of those three commu nities were flooded as were parts of Egan Trent Dell Rapids and AP Wirephoto LEAP TO unidentified Cincinnati Ohio householder leaps from the roof of his home as pres sure from debris ina flash flood crumbles the porch supportsand threatens the walls of the house Two fire men hold lines to bring him to safety through the fopt deep swirling water which only a few minutes be fore had measured 6 feet The quickie flood followed a heavy cloudburst Tornado Warning Lifted No Serious Iowa Floods By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowa received a respite Tues day from the severe weather am threatening funnel clouds that have menaced the state for the last three days Tornado activity broke out anew over scattered parts of central Iowa late Monday and one twister swooped down briefly to destroy a frame building underconstruction at Marshalltown Another tornado hit the ground and bounced up again in open country about 300 yards east of Bouton in north Dallas County No casualties resulted from the twisters High water remained a problem on the rising Raccoon River at Adel and on streams at Marshall town which received 332 inches of rain Monday afternoon But no serious flooding was yet in sight House Passes CR Bill WASHINGTON Lfl The House Tuesday passed President Eisen howers civil rights bill The vote was 286126 Just before final passage the House defeated 251158 the South ern blocs fourth and final at tempt to drive a jury trial amend ment into the measure The vote insured passage of the bill essen About The Weather Mason City Fair and cooler Tuesday night low 5055 Partly cloudy and warmer Wednes day high 7684 Iowa Fair cooler Tuesday night low 5060 Partly cloudy warmer Wednesday Minnesota Fair through Wednes day high generally in mid 70s Heavy Rain Tornado funnels riding in the sky were seen at about a half dozen places in south central Iowa during Mondays thunderstorm ac tivity which brought one to twjp Inches of places The twister at Marshalltown de Baltic Lowlands farther south also were threatened and the weather bureau advised farmers in the Haurarden and Akron Iowa areas to move stock onto higher ground Latest death was that of an un identified man who drowned near Ghent in the Marshall ter ritory when his car hit a wash out Rescuers said they saw his body swept away by the current form Eisenhower and the Republi wheh cable hooks efforts to salvage affixed in the sub merged vehicle pulled the doors open Efforts to retrieve the body failed Three drowned earlier in a Similar tragedy near Flandreau and a Willmar Minn man per ished when his truck was swept off a highway near there Fallout From Atomic Blast Results in Test Site Evacuation ATOMIC TEST SITE Nev scientists exploded the fourth shot in the current atomic test series at am Tuesday Then they fled The Atomic Energy Commission said light fallout from the blast forced evacuation of the test site control point The from a baloon hung 500 feet above the desert up the dawn sky throughout much of the West Five minutes later the billowing mushroom cloud rising almosl six miles into the sky began to sift radioactive contamination toward the control point The order to evacuate was giv en In 30 minutes the point was empty It is some eight mile from ground zero Unofficial observers estimated the bomb at 10 half the nominal size weapon used in World War II tially in the recommended can Northern and Western Demo crats backing such legislation agreed on Voting for the jury trial amend ment were 45 Republicans and 113 Democrats Against it were 139 Republicans and 112 Demo crats Senate Action The bill now goes to the Sen ate where a bipartisan coalition is trying to rush it on to the cal endar for action thus depriving Southern senators of one of their opportunities to filibuster Senate Republican Leader Knowland of California saidhe i prepared to take whatever step necessary to get Senate action on the message this session The bill would authorize th US attorney general to take int Federal Court the cases of per sons whose voting or other civ rights were violated or threa ened TwoYear Probe Without first going to stat courts the attorney general coul seek a federal injunction agains except around border 80 near Iowa GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Tuesday Maximum Monday 86 Minimum Monday night 58 At 8 am Tuesday 61 Precipitation 12 inch YEAR AGO Maximum 88 Minimum 70 Postal Bill Over Hurdle WASHINGTON UP Post master General Arthur E Sum merfield appeared Tuesday to lave gone a long way toward vinning his fight for more money o maintain normal postal serv ce A House Appropriations sub committee Monday approved a 33million dollar supplemental rund for the department to ward off cuts in service Summerfield molished a frame building being erected at the Midwest truck spol at the juncture of Highways 30 and 14 The owner of the place Carl Hudson estimated the loss at Two workmen who had been working inside the building ran outsideand escaped injury Burnett Creek a mile north of Marshalltown went out of its banks and sentwater over High way 14 Some country roads in the area ajso were inundated Farm Lightning caused a farm fire northeast of Des Moines A barn was burned to the ground with loss of and damage was done to farm machinery Cities which received more than an inch of rain during Mon days storms were Indianola 135 Knoxville 125 Pella 106 Red Oak 106 Sheriandoah 116 Traer 150 Tracy 107 Waterloo 225 and Woodward 113 About 10000 acres of farm land near Hamburg in southwest ern Iowa were under water Tues day The Nishnabotna River was overflowing but Hamburg resi dents said no danger to the town itself was expected In past years flooding of the Missouri River in the vicinity has caused much damage in Hamburg A tornado Monday about noon did about damage mostly AT GUNPOINT Forced Out Bakers Union Official Says WASHINGTON UP A veteran Bakery Union official testified Tuesday that he re signed as president of a Chica go local at gun point because had he refused I probably would have got shot Gilbert Mann former presi dent of the unions Local 100 in Chicago testified that he ar rived in his office on Jan 21 1955 to find George L since resigned as an interna tional vice president sitting at Manns desk with anauto matic pistol in his hand I hadto resign The pressure was on he said Advance Apptaranet Manns testimony prompted a brief advance appearance be fore the Senate Rackets Com mitee by James Cross Bakery Union president Cross told the committee he will co operate and does not plan to cjaim the protection of the Fifth Amendment Mann 71 whitehaired veter an of 57 years in the bakery trade testified that he had been president and financial secre tary of the how defunct Chicago Local 100 for 25 years when he walked into his office to find Stuart at his desk with the nineshot 25caliber pistol that belonged to brpther From Chairman John L McClellan Victory for Wm Girard Government to Appeal ArWlrophoto AFFECTED BY of 14 California Communist leaders get together at Los Angeles to dis cuss the news that five of them had been freed and new trials ordered for the others as the result of Supreme Court action Front row left to right are Frank Spec tor one of those freed RoseKusnit also freed and Dorothy Connell Center Henry Steinberg freed and Frank Carlson Standing are Philip Connelly freed and Ben Dobbs SMITH IS ANGRY DArk asked Mann to explain what Stuart was doing with the gun Mann explained that Stuart had taken the gun from the desk drawer He had the gun in his hand he said Ive got your gun out of your desk he had the shells too said Mann Stuart Mann said handed him a telegram signed by Union President Cross stating that Mann was being deposed Stuart took my keys out of my overcoat took my car sent someone home with me and that was that Mann said He just told me I was through Nevada Girl Killed in 2Car Accident DES MOINES 8yearold Nevada Iowagirl riding in a car with her mother and two sisters was killed Monday aright in a col lision with another car on High way 60 north of the DCS Moines city limits She was Robin Bishop daughter of Mr and Mrs Robert M Bishop Route 1 Bishop and the other tsvo daugh ters Marlu K 11 and Cora Lee 9 were taken to Broadlawns General Hospital here Keith Kernahan 50 Des Moines driver of the second car was reported in critical condition with broken ribs and chest injur Court Decisions Are Criticized WASHINGTON Upl Two new Supreme Court decisions In the field of communism have set off congressional criticism of recent rulings of the high court FKOM OUR WIRE SERVICES t Joseph C McGarraghy Tuesday barred the government from turning William S Girard over to Ihb Japanese government for a manslaughter trial MeGarraghy in dent Eisenhowers decision said the proposed delivery of the soldier to the Japanese govern ment would violate rights guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States and will be en joined The government promptly an nounced it will appeal the case Under this type of ruling it has a right totake it directly to the U S Supreme Court Refuses Writ McGarraghy delivered his rul ing jusl one week from the day the case was argued in his court Girards defense called the ruling u victory McGarraghy refused to issue a writ of hubeas corpus which would have required the soldier be brought home for further legal proceedings i But he treated the complaint as a petition for an injunction and held the proposed delivery ofGi rard to Japan would be a viola lion of his constitutional rights Girard an Army specialist third class from manslaughter by Japanese authorities The casa arose from the death of aJapa nese woman on a firing last January Constitutional Rights t Secretary 5fStale Dulles had told the judge in an affidavit Rep Howard W Smith DVa Wednesday said the 1940 anti subversive law which bears his name is clear in its intent He angrily suggested there is no use trying to amend the statute so long as the law turns into whatever the present court interprets it to be Sen Jenner RInd said he is afraidthe court has putus back where we were 20 years ago in the legal battle against Com munists Smith and Jenner referred to Mondays Supreme Court decision overturning 61 Smith Act convictions of 14 California Communists were freed and new trials rdered for the other nine Iii a second ruling the court truck downthe contempt of Con ress conviction of Illinois labgr to outbuildings on farms near ies Kernahan is a former high such violations If it were grantee the court then could punish fo contempt anyone who violated the njunction but proponents of the bill have argued that the granting of the injunction itself would often eliminate the difficulties The bill also would provide for a bipartisan commission to make a twoyear investigation of civil rights complaints and for a spe cial division of the Department of Justice under an assistant at torney general to handle civil rights matters has said must otherwise take place on July 1 The full Ap propriations Committee was ex pected to approve the bill Fri day Summerfield who asked for 516500000 more said he would have to close aU post offices on Saturday and suspend all Satur day deliveries unless the funds were forthcoming Subcommit tee members expected the extra 133 million dollars would be enough to maintain normal serv ce If not they said it will be up to Summerfield to decide what economies to make Hamburg school and college football star Haynes Named to Resources Council Bearing Causes Derailment of Freight Train freight cars in a northbound Rock Island Rail road train were derailed early Tuesday seven miles south ol here Cause of the wreck was re ported to be a bearing failure No one was injured Two refrigerator cars and a fiat car carrying farm equipmenl vere demolished when they lefi he tracks Two box cars and an ther flat car also left the tracks jut were not as seriously dam aged A repair crew set to work con tructing tracks bypassing th derailed cars and traffic on thi ine is expected to be resumei by 6 pm Tuesday The 20car freight train was ei route to Minneapolis when th accident occurred WRITER DIES BECKENHAM Eng Dorothy M Richardson 84 nov elist poet and essayist died Mon day after a long illness Iowas lone Democrat congress man joined five of his Republican colleagues in voting with the ma jority as the House Tuesday passed and sent to the Senate the civil rights bill Voting for the measure were Democratic Rep Coad and Republican Reps Cun jningham Hoeven LeCompte Scluvengel and Talle Rep Gross was one of 19 Republicans voting against the measure and Rep Jensen was not listed as voting SAME Block flag trifdo dttih put 21 hours The appointment of Stanley Haynes Mason City attorney to the Iowa Natural Resources Council was announced Tuesday by Gov Herschel Loveless Haynes who Loveless said is a prominent conservationist and a Republican will serve a term be ginning immediately and expiring June 30 1959 The Governor also has another appointment to make to the coun cil The 1957 Legislature passed an act increasing the member ship of the council from seven to nine members The Governor said the other ap pointment would go to a Demo crat to hold a balance The other appointment would be for a term beginning immediately and ending June 30 1963 Haynes was recommended by North Iowa conservation organ izations for appointment to thejbut was State Conservation Commissionlist of appointees To Dedicate Hoover Blacksmith Shop ifficial John T Watkins Here ob the vote was 61 Watkins had been convicted of contempt of Congress for refus ng to tell a House UnAmerican Activities subcommittee in 1954 he names of former Communist associates Walkins said he was not a Communist but he acknowl edged having worked with some lommunuists in the labor move ment Question Chief Justice Warren said the question under subcommittee in was not Watkins quiry was obscure and adequately revealed to filed Monday that the way should be cleared for Japanese trial Girard lest great embarrass ment to the United States result Judge McGarraghy said the question he had to decide was whether Girard has a right under the US Constitution to be tried in an appropriate American tri bunal and whether that constitu tional right would be violated if he were delivered to the Japanese government for trial McGarraghy said that since Gi rards firing an empty cartridge ase at the women from a gre iade launcher was committed in he performance of official duty ic is accountable only to US fed eral jurisdiction for any act or omission Military Law McGarraghy noted that govern ment attorneys had cited cases n support of the proposition that Jurisdiction of a courtmartial is not exclusive and does not pre empt the jurisdiction of civil courts to deal with acts which violate state law as well as mili tary law But McGarraghy said In none of the cases cited in when he had to decide at his per WEST BRANCH Hoover second son il whether or not to answer Warren said the unAmerican activities group dealt unfairly with Watkins At another poinl he said there is no congrcssiona power to expose for the sake o exposure And he criticized as loosely worded the resolution un der which the UnAmerican Ac tivities Committee was set up Inthe case involving the Call Tornia the 14 were Allan convicted under theSmith Act in of Herbert Hoover will represent the family at the dedication here Thursday of the restored blacksmith shop of j the former presidents father Adm Lewis L Strauss presi dential secretary to Herbert 1952 of plotting to teach and ad vocate violent overthrow of th support of this proposition were the accused persons charged with an offense performed in line of duty The judge then applied the same constitutional protection to Girard against bis debvery to a foreign state that would be ap plied to his delivery for prosecu tion in a state court It follows that the threatened action is illegal and in viola tion of the Constitution and of the United States the judge said Hoover and now chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission will give the dedicatory address Gov Herschel Loveless will discuss Iowas responsibility in preserv ing the Hoover birthplace as a historical landmark at the 11 am ceremony in place Park the Hoover Birth US government No Justice Harlan writing for the majority said preaching ab stractly the forcible overthrow of the government is no crime under the Smith Act The essen tial distinction he said is that those to whom the advocacy is addressed must be urged to do something now or in the future rather than merely to believe in something Smith said bitterly Ido not recall any case decided by the present court that the Commu have lost to Sen Mundt a onetime not on WARM UNDER COLLAR REDLANDS Calif UP When the temperature soared 97 degrees during the opening member of the UnAimvrican Ac session of the Methodist Church tivities Committee said he is Conference Monday Bishop out of sympathy with aid H Kennedy commented Itsjthe whole trend of recent supreme hotter than Hades court decisions WILUAfA GIRARD If f V ;