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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 19, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPSR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 1957 lili ConiisU of Two No lift Respects Disarmament Decision Near on Appeal Girard Case Is Speeded WASHINGTON The govern ment moved with all speed Wed nesday in an effort to upset a court ruling barring U S author ties from turning over GI Wil liam S Girard to Japan for tria on manslaughter charges All indications pointed to a di rect appeal to the Supreme Court with hopes for a final decision before the court ends its present term next Monday The final decision on whether to go directly to the Supreme Court rather than going through the U S Court of Appeals rested with Solicitor General J Lee Rankin His decision was ex pected soon Set in Motion Appeal machinery was set in motion within an hour after U S Dist Judge Joseph C McGar raghy handed down his decision infayor of Girard Tuesday after noon This came in the form of a formal notice of appeal filed in District Court Girards attorneys and sup porterswere jubilant at Mc GarragKys decision judge ruled that to surrender the 21 yearold soldier to the Japanese would violate his constitutional V The State and Defense depart time ago third should be tried Japanese courts on he fatally shot a Japanese woman who enging for scrap metal on a fifing range wf Japan IL Called ATOM PLAN OKD Foreign Policy Victory for Ike WASHINGTON UP Stropg bipartisan approval of U S mem bership in the International Atomic Energy Agency has given Presi dent Eisenhower another foreign policy victory in the Senate Democrats slightly outnumbered Republicans in the 6719 vote by which the Senate Tuesday night ratified the treaty and ap proved U S participation in the plan The proposed agency is an AP Wlvephoto WHERE GIRARD INCIDENT woman with a baby onher back collects U S Army shells dug up by her husband on a firing range leased by the Army near Camp Whittington Japan The spot is where GI William Girard shot Mrs Maka Sakai a scrap scavenger The Japanese sell thescrap to supplement their meager existence Bakers Union Boss on Stand Faces 3 Major Accusations Humphrey Is Challenged by Senator WASHINGTON wi4i Sen Byr DVa Wednesday sharply cha lenged claims of Secretary of th Treasury Humphrey that the E senhower administration has r duced the national debt and fe eral spending Byrd chairman of the Sena Finance Commiltte led off the questioning of Humphrey first witness in the committees long heraldcd investigation of the na tions financial condition The Virginian said Humphrey in his 50page statement Tuesday stated the administration had cut both the debt and the rate of fed eral spending Debt Increased The facts Byrd that the debt has gone lip almost nine billion dollars since President Eisenhower took office and spending has increased nine bil lion since the low point attained Girard who was equipment on the rarige has said the shooting was accidental woman Mrs Naka Sakai was killed by an empty cartridge cas ing fired from a grenade launch er Girard now is in Army cus tody at Gamp Whittington about 60 miles from Tokyo At the Pentagon a spokesman said the defense Department will take no action while the case is being ap pealed The State Depart m e n t refused comment The incident was blown up into an international storm and the case reached its latest stage as Japa n es e Nobusuke Kishi GIRARD Prime Minister WASHINGTON flBakers Union boss James G Cross took the stand Wednesday afternoon to reply to charges that he beat women misused union funds and okayed substandard wage contracts with baking interests that allegedly loaned him Cross international president of the union pledged Tuesday to answer every pertinent without invoking thfe Fifth Amendment at a Senate Rackets Committee hearing He gave the promise in exchange for the right to have accusing witnesses crossexamined Robert F Kennedy the committee counsel said Cross will face questions about major accusations such as these 1 That Crass and hired Estherville TV Bid Made by Lee Radio The management of Lee Radio Inc owner and operator of KGLOTV announced Tuesday that a petition has been filed with the Federal Ahmif Weather Mason City Fair slightly warmer Wednesday night low 5862 Thursday partly cloudy high 8286 Iowa Fair Wednesday night low 5866 Thursday partly cloudy continued warm FiveDay Iowa Temperatures was heading for a series of talks with high US officials in Wash ington Kishi arrived in Wash ington Wednesday Final outcome of the Girard case could have an important im pact on American relations with Japan and with other allies with which the United States has statusofforces agreements per mitting trial of American service personnel in foreign civil courts for offenses committed while off duty Infant Drowns in Tub at Dubuque DUBUQUE 8 months old girl drowned in a bathtub at her home Tuesday when her mother left the room to take care of her washing Mrs William told police she T Morris 25 put the infant Patricia Ann in the empty tub and then was out of the room for about 15 minutes She found the baby floating on the water Po lice said that during Mrs Mor ris absence from the room the bathtub filled with water from a leaking faucet tions Commission at Washington DC for the assignment of Channel 12 to Estherville It is proposed that if Channel 12 is eventually allocated to Estherville that Lee Radio will apply for a license to operate a satellite station in conjunction with its Mason City outlet Network Shows The proposed station will op erate as follows Network programs a n d pro grams of general interest will be rebroadcast at the Estherville transmitter At certain times during the day the station will cut away from the KGLO pro gramming and telecast local and area news and other programs of interest to the Estherville area There are three pending pe titions for rulemaking proceed ings before the Commission which will be given consideration before the channel definitely can be assigned to any locality Satisfactory Signal The establishment of television broadcasting facilities at Esther ville will provide a completely satisfactory television signal for an area that heretofore has not had adequate service If Lee Radio is granted a li cense at Estherville the officers of the company say that they will proceed on the necessary con struction as rapidly as possible will average 4 to 8 degrees above normal with the greatest departure in the southwest Wed nesday night through next Mon day Normal highs 82 north to 85 south Normal lows 58 north to 62 south Warm the remain der of this week Cooler Sun day Rainfall will be moderate to light averaging onefourth to onehalf inch in thundershowers mostly during the weekend cloudy warm er GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am 73 56 70 goons1 invaded the hotel room of Mr and Mrs Nathan Ehrlich at the unions international con vention in San Francisco last Oct 21 and beat them both Ehr lich president of New York Bak ers Local had lined up with forces trying to oust Cross from leadership of the I60ip00member bakers and confectioners organi zation 2 That Cross Dipped into the unions treasury for thousands of dollars to finance a relationship with a convicted Los Angeles prostitute Mrs Kay Lower and beat her when she gave another man a diamond ring bought with union funds Misused Money 3 That iCross large sums of Bunion funds for personal purposes as alleged by Curtis R Sims who wassuspended as un ion secretarytreasurer after he publicly voiced the accusations that brought on the committees nquiry Much of the morning argument aetween committee members and union lawyer Herman Cooper ringed about the preparation of a resolution for suspension of Curtis Sims as secretary treasurer of the Bakers Union after brought charges of union funds against Maximum Tuesday Minimum Tuesday night At 8 am Wednesday YEAR AGO Maximum 91 Minimum 62 Ships Collide in Fog 50 Saved BREST France big oil tankers collided and burst into flames in darkness and fog off Brittany Wednesday Eight sail ors died in the oily sea but more than 50 were rescued It was a ticklish job for rescue vessels picking their way through fog and fearful of explosions from the burning ships But they man aged to pick up the surviving crewmen including 10 who were Sims misuse of Cross Executive Board The questioning developed that the resolution was prepared in advance of a meeting of the union Executive Board which found Sims guilty of making un ounded charges that brought the union into disrepute Cooper said he prepared the resolution as legal officer for the union and would have prepared another in advance based on Sims being found not guilty if Sims had asked him to do so He nsisted that final sentences of the resolution referring to the action against Sims being taken jy an overwhelming vote of he board were added after the board had voted Stock Holdings of the Treasury Humphrey submitted to the Senate Fi nance Committee Wednesday a list of his stockholdings at the time he entered I the Cabi net A computationshowed the holdings were worth more than seven million dollars n Janu ary 1953 Based on Tuesdays closing prices the quoted value of the holdings would be ap proximately by the Republican administration in fiscal 1955 In the secretarys statement he said flatly we have reduced the government debt and we have reduced expenditures Makes Concession But he finally conceded Wednes day under Byrds prodding tha the committee chairman was cor rect in stating the national deb has increased from billion in June 1953 to now Humphrey said that over th whole period the debt had in creased and his statement shoul be corrected on that point In claiming a decrease he said h meant that the debt now wa lower than the high point of 800000000 in the Eisenhower ad ministration and that the budge surplus in the last full fiscal year 1956 had brought some reduction As to the claimed cut in federa spending the secretary stuck b his guns utgrowlb of Eisenhowers atoms peace proposals in 1953 No House action is necessary Democrats also outnumbered the Republicans in a 5531 vote rejecting an amendment by Sen EJricker ROhip which would lave denied ty to provide fissionable materi als to the agency without prior congressional consent Johnsons Support With Sen Lyndon B Johnson the majority leader sup porting the President all the way 35 Democrats voted for ratifica tion and 31 opposed the Bricker proposal Republican Leader Khowland Calif and 31 other Republicans supported ratification But 18 Re publicans voted against Knovvland the favor of Brickers proposed curb Nine Democrats and 10 Repub licans opposed ratification of the treaty World Wide Use The Senates action whichwill eimplemented by legislation now pending before the Senate House Atomic Energy Committee clears the way for the President to make agreements with the in ternational agency when it is ormed laterin the yeaivUnder hese agreements uranium 235 may be made available for ide distributionfor power and ther peacetime uses Eighteen nations including three AP Wtrcphoto MEET TOMMY Eunice Mednis Grand Haven Mich holds asixpound one week old baby boy after ho was found by a postman Rob crt Belhke in an oversized rural mailbox Bcthke said he would seek to obtain at least custody of the waif Nurses at lite Grand Haven Hos pital immediately called the in fant Tommy RFD BODY FOUND SOUTH AMANA body seriously hurt of David Nolle 24 Wafkins The vessels were identified as f the major atomic powers United States Russian Britain ranee and Canada must ratify he treaty to put it into effect The necessary number of nations are expected toratify it quickly now that the United States has Fair Weather to Continue Into Weekend Skies were generally clear over towa Wednesday and the Weather Sureau predicted the generally air weather would continue into the weekend The clearing skies were welcome news to some lowans keeping an anxious eye on rising streams already out of their banks at some points The Raccoon River appeared to have reached a crest of 138 feet at Des Moines Wednesday fore noon The Des Moines River crested there early Tuesday at 17 feet below flood and was falling Wednesday Downstream crests of 155 feel at Tracy and 15 to16 feet at Ed dyvifle were expected Thursday Flood stage is 15 feet at both those points At Otlumwa the Des Moines was expected to crest Thursday afternoon at 10 feet one foot above flood stage East Remains Locked in Heat Wave By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS years first big heat wave concentrated Wednesday in the Atlantic Const area shrinking be fore an eastward moving cool air front that finally brought respite to the Midwest Sincfe Saturday the weathdrin ciuding floods and storms as well as broiling at least 234 lives Largeit Toll The heal wave was blamed for the largest Deaths oc curred from heat prostration but the greatest number were record ed in drownings as people sqifght to find some relief from the heat The mercurybubbled into the 90 degree plus range again Wednes day over most of the eastern third of thenation climbing to D7 in Philadelphia for a fourth straight day of record heat nv that city Across the continent Los Ange les reported another scorcher af ter a record breaking 104 reading Hopeful Sign President Calls Situation Delicate WASHINGTON ifl A Eisenhower said Wednesday Rusr sias latest disarmament proposi ats are a hopeful sign deserving the most earnest and sympathetic study Eisenhower told a news confer once he is not suggesting that thV United States should agree to any unlimited and unconditional sus pension of atomic weapons tests Both the United States and Rus sia would have toknowexactly what was going on under any sus pension program Eisenhower said His remarks were a comment on the SovietUnions recent pro posal for an internationally su pervised ban on atomic tests On the same subject Eisenhow er said forcefully that Harold E Stasscn his disarmament adviser was not reprimanded when he re turned from London talks briefly last week Some Feeling There was some feeling Eisen Tuesday the hottest June 18 in the citys history 28 Deaths Floods took at least 28 lives Floods tapered off in southwest hower said that Slassen had been rushing ahead too fast But hV added he certainly does not feel Stassens usefulness has been ruinou Disarmament is a very complex delicate matter Eisenhower said and it is necessary to call nego tiators home somctimesfor con sulation Ho added that was the asked turn from London response to a question El senhower said he would be willing to have the United States enter into a temporary agreement for suspension of atomictestswhile rts are continued to achieve a package disarmament pact covering much more ground In fact he said he would be de lighted if such a limited agree ment could be reached pending achievement of a package pact But Eisenhower saidhe did not mean to imply this country ever would agree to an unlimited and unconditional short term suspen sion of nuclear tests western Minnesota South Dakota after and eastern causing mil lions of dollars worth of property andcrop damages The Redwood River which caused million loss at Marshall Minn alone and downstream communities crested at Marshall and the water level began to drop The water also was reported re ceding downriver at Redwood Falls where the power plant had been knocked out Good Spirits This was Eisenhowers first Cambria Woman Dies of Crash Injuries CHARITON ffl Hazel Reuter 55 Cambria died Tuesday of in juries she received Monday night in a twocar collision on Highway Two Killed Near Grand Mound GRAND MOUND 80 yearold man and his wife were killed in the collision of two cars on a country road five miles southeast of here Wednesday Dead were Murray Fisher Dav enport and his wife Officers said the driver of the other car IAMB recovered Tuesday from the Iowa j the 15OPOton tanker Stony Point River where he drowned Sunday sailing under Liberian papers James Henly Hendcs 25 Cala while fishing from a boat which and the 19000ton Greek tanker mus was taken to a DeWitt hos had overturned ioannis Ipital 14 six miles south of here news conference since he was stricken with a stomach upsefc June 910 He joked about the ill ness at one point and appeared to be in the best of spirits The President Supreme high tri bunals recent series of decisions dealing with individual rights are being studied carefully by the Justice Department he said to determine whether there should be any further tests of the laws involved Eisenhower had been asked whether he thought the court had gone too far in protecting indivi dual rights at the expense of the law enforcement procedures and the investigative functions of Con gress The President said he would not care to deal with those specific points He said that like all laymen he has some convic tions but that he would not go into them Civil Rights Eisenhower said he has been sadly disappointed because some people feel the ad ministrations civil rights pro gram would disturb their own rights He added he sees no cause for such concern The administra tion bill passed Tuesday by the House was designed with the thought of conciliation and moder ation not persecution of anyone Eisenhower said Surplus a talk he had with Sen Humphrey D Minn just before the news con ference Eisenhower said he had suggested that Humphrey confer at the Agriculture Department regarding his ideas for distribu tion of surplus food as an instru ment of United States foreign pol icy AP Wirepholo WORDS OF WELCOME U S Secretary of State Dulles waves a hand in a ges ture as he talks with Nobusuke Kishi Japans foreign minister on the latters ar rival in Washington for a conference and golfing date with President Eisenhower With Dulles are Adm Arthur Radford chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Vice President Nixon NEW SUPERVISOR WAUKON Baumgart incr Waukon took his place Wednesday on the Allamakee Board of Supervisors He suc jceedsM C Deering PostvUie jwho died last Friday VI ;