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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 20, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Ihe Home INVESTIGATE Its Advantages and Youll INVEST in Mason City Contributed by Arthur R Eller 233 S Tennessee PL Mason City MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEISHIORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wicei Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 20 1954 This Paper Consists of Two One No 219 20 Americans Aboard Venezuelan Constellation Airliner Crashes Into Ocean 74 Die Heavy Rains Drench Much of DroughtStricken S W Iowa Heavy showers and thunder storms ranging up to nearly five inches in Ringgold Counly gave welcome moisture to wide areas of droughtstricken southwest Iowa Tuesday night An unofficial inches at Maloy and inches at Ben ton west of Mount Ayr were the heaviest falls reported II was the first general rain in southwest Iowa in many months Mount Ayr had inches Bed ford Hamburg and Lenox where shortage was a severe water developing Clarinda had Greenfield and Randolph Red Oak 97 and Oakland 99 At Hamburg the moisture came in Ihe form of a slow steady the type which the thirsty soil could soak up with a minimum of runoff Heavy rains also were at other points in both western and eastern Iowa Guthrie Center had only 67 of an inch in town but nine miles northwest of there nearly three inches fell The rain was accompanied by strong winds and hail in some vicinities and electric service was disrupted at many points Other than a few light sprinkles North Iowa missed the precipitation and conditions there remained very dry Tito and Russians OK Pact Cite Basis of Equality ROBERT McLEAISH Suggested MOSCOW wi r Yugoslavia agreed Wednesday to cooperate with the Soviet government and Communist Party on a basis of j equality and Soviet Defense Minister Georgi Zhukov told Yu goslav President Tito their twoj countries will fight shoulder to shoulder in any future war Zhukov wartime of President Eisenhower spoke out after Kremlin ceremony at which Tito and Soviet leaders signed Iwo communiques outlin ing agreements reached during the Yugoslav leaders threeweek WASHINGTON Wi Robert best if I got out oi the picdrunkard or addicted to the use visit to Russia of intoxicating liquors Three Points FHA CHIEF TOLD TO QUIT Tippling Charge Denied McLeaish who quit abruptly late Tuesday as head of the Agricul ture Departments Farmers Home Administration said Wednesday McLeaish was before the Senate Post Office and Civil Service Committee Previous witnesses it had been strongly told the group that McLeaish that he resign often drank excessively H W Brawley executive direc tor for the committee asked him whether in view of his testimony that he was not addicted to in itoxicants he felt the suggestion Secretary of Agriculture Benson McLeaish emphatically denied from Benson that he resign was told him he said that it mightto the senators that he was a Richardson Fails ty of Winning Required Total Vote Canvass Board Reports I dont think it was fair or un The communique on relations between the two governments ex pressed their agreement that 1 Communist China should be ad mitted to the United Nations 2 that Germany should be unified through negotiations rather than the elections which the West has f J T 7 llCt D fair McLeaish replied t rn not advocated and 3 that Formosa a member of the Civil be handed over to Red I serve at the pleasure of the i China j lt also said both governments in 1953 contacts between them The communique on relations between the two parlies was not made public immediately It was by President Eisenhower The senators also have been i told of a party in Montana where Farmer H o m e Administration i expected to be revealed at a news DBS M01NES M Richardson Des Moines failed by allegedly went later Wednesday per cent of winning the required 35 per cent of the vote for all the including Zhukovs statempnt ramp a Republican nomination for commerce commissioner in Iowas June j wives of subordinates 4 primary election the state canvassing board reported Wednesday Richardson got per cent of the vote the same as shown in the final unofficial Associated Press tabulation Lost Contract And Tuesday a witness testi 1 CIA A The board had not yet completed the tabulation of votes for thefiecl a iexas insurance firm lost Democratic nomination for attorney general Edward R Fitzgerald a contact it had held with the agency since 1939 after ignoring Des Moines ran first in a field three but on the basis of the final tabulation obtained only per cent of the vote The Iowa Executive Council acting as the state canvassing board confirmed Wednesday the unofficial results of the vote for Integration Aid Measure Defeated WASHINGTON o u t h ern Democrats and Republicans governor and all other state offiteamed in the House Education ces except for Republican and Committee Wednesday to kill a Democratic nomination for comlbi11 Callin8 for the federal gov ernment to oav the cost of mte merce commissioner The results of the official out grating public schools come of the contest for the Re The aidtointegration measure publican nomination for com merce commissioner are that the Republican state convention onj sponsored by Rep Udall was tabled by a 1410 vote Udall said he had anticipated a suggestion from McLeaish that it hire agents who were Repub lican Kathryn Carter who formerly worked for the Farmers Home Agency in Montana testified that at a state meeting two years ago McLeaish and Carl 0 Hansen then the agencys Montana direc tor became highly inebriated Zhukovs statement came after Tito had awarded him Yugosla vias highest decoration the Or der of Freedom for his World War II command of Soviet armed forces which Tito said led the liberation of Yugoslavia from the Fascist I am convinced the people of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia will march hand in hand for peace and Zhukov replied We will do all we can to assure peace in the world but if a war is imposed on us we will be to gether shoulder to shoulder as in the last war to fight for the well I o She also said Hansen who of July 20 in Des Moines will Southerners but called upon to name its astonished however by thet for that office unanimous vote of the Republican Richardsons vote totaled carried the signed in March spent much of his time drumming up business for Draper a Boston wool brokerage firm She used to be Hansons secretary but now works for the Forest Service No Agreements There was no way of learning immediately if Tito had any ad vance information on what Zhu kov planned to say Only Monday night the Yugoslav chief had told I newsmen that he had reached no compared with for to He saicl Rcpubli Reed Panora and for Rnylcans were callous indif m In rtf o m c Sat and Watched Carter old of the agreements with incident which she saidiSoviets during his visit SEARCH FOR AP Wirephoto Coast Guard cutters mill around the oilcovered waters of the Atlantic Ocean in their hunt for bodies of 74 persons killed in the crash of a Venezuelan airliner early Wednesday The larger ship in the background is the Navy transport Craig which was directed to the scene after sailing from New York for Bremerhaven Germany Methodists in Youth Day Observance Finances Exceed Million Mark See photos stories on P 5 North Iowa Methodists Wednesi day mixed youth and finance as more than 300 young people gath ered for the annual youth day observance in connection with conference sessions at the First Methodist Church in Mason City The youth each sitting with an adult delegate from his church icard conference treasurer Elton D Wells report that for the first imc total finance in the confer ence passed the million mark last year The Methodists in the conference gave to all causes an ver I h c increase previous of year Also uas the conference budg et for the coming year The All About Thompson Newton Micich Is Winner In the 1st District Dale J Mimes Davenport was the top man in a field of four for the Democratic nomination but he got only per cent of the vote Iowa law requires the top man ference to solution of problems oC school integration Huge Parade Marks End of Occupation of Suez Canal Zone happened during the threeday Asked whal he thought of ll n l for Montana state meeting in June 1954 She said some of the hus bands pulled their wives but that those who thought they might get a nice big fat job just sat and watched Another witness Floyd F Hig bee said he saw put away almost a fifth of whisky in kovs statement Yugoslav givingan increase eign Minister Koca Popovic told to get 35 per cent of the vote orj CAIRO Egypt Premier a Denver hotel room after a the nomination is left to convenjGamal Abdel Nasser took Egypts lng with Eisenhower on problemslenroute tion The unofficial Soviet arms out L1954 drought showed Milnes got per centkhu secret list with a mammoth a news conference In connec tion with this I can only say I hope there will be no war in the Two hours later Tito left by train for home He plans to stop at Kiev in the Ukraine and pay a threeday slate visit to Romania of Salary Increases Scheduled to be increased are giving to Cornell and Morningside colleges and the salary of district superintendents The salary will become plus a maximum of for travel expense and S85 monthly for house rent where of the vole parade In the 3rd District Ihe officiallmiRht canvass declared Mike Micich i it Higbee testified he was forced lout of his job as Colorado clirec of Egyptian afujr 2Q an allout show Charles City over Danlstrcngth in the same square where i l VG never becn wlth MrMc J Ryan rctrrccrshurg suit Tuesday nisht th Democratic nomination by 205 hoped for a frno Arab world 7hnt votes in a total of more t h a nwmilri L not lake a clrink in Hig The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy with occasional showers or thunder storms Wednesday night and again Thursday afternoon Not quite so warm Wednesday night low 6065 High Thurs day 8590 Sows Partly cloudy with scat tered showers and thunder storms through Thursday Con tinued quite warm and humid except cooler northwest Thurs day Low Wednesday night 65 75 FiveDay Iowa Temperatures during the next five days will average from 8 to 12 degrees above normal west and 3 to 8 degrees above normal east Normal highs 82 north to 85 south Normal lows 58 north to S2 south Cooler Thursday and Friday Warmer over the week end Rainfall will average one fourth to onehalf inch occur ring as scattered thundershow i ers during the period with some locally heavier amounts likely Wednesday and Thursday and again early next week Minnesota Showers hot humid GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 96 Minimum Tuesday night 63 At 8 a m Wednesday 76 Precipitation 04 inch YEAR AGO 70 of PWs Collaborated Doctor Claims Many Unwittingly Helped Captors WASHINGTON research psychologist testified Wednesday hat 70 per cent of all uniformed Army personnel captured in Ko rea collaborated wittingly or un wittingly to some degree with their brainwashing captors Dr Julius Segal Silver Spring made the statement at a Senate hearing in reporting find ings of an Army research project which he said showed that Fifteen per cent of cap tured and repatriated soldiers be came participators or collab Plane Catches on Fire Tried to Land at Idiewiid NEW YORK Venezuelan superairliner burst into flames nearly two miles high early Wednesday and hurtled downward like a giant meteor into the At lantic Ocean killing 74 persons It was the worlds worst disaster in regular airline service A rescue ship which reached the site some 32 miles east of Asbury v Park radioed it had much debris and two bodies It adoed Found no survivors Ex pect to find One American family of four was among the 20 Americana aboard Ball of Flame The pilot of a Coast Guard out to try to guide the tricken fourengine Super Con stellation back to New Yorks Idiewiid Airport after it reported engine later of the falling airliner It was a frightening sight It was a big ball of flame It all happened very The plane began to jettison fuel and then five seconds later a ball of flame broke out The plane caught fire and took a spiraling dive into the water It was falling feet a min ute It hit the water with terrific impact The plane was enveloped by flame on It was nearly two miles high when it began the fatal plunge The Coast Guard pilot Lt Cmdr Frederick J Hancox 35 Wantagh N said the airliner dived through bright moonlight at an angle of about 60 degrees until orators in the North Korean prison camps Five per cent were resisted it hit the water at a m He said there was a loud explo sion and that there were flames on the water for about 10 minutes He said he couldnt land his own craft although it was an amphi bian because of the danger of doing so in darkness Oil Siick Later he spotted an oil slick and debris including clothing hand bags and miscellaneous items in the The airliner had taken off for Caracas Venezuela from Idle wild at p m Approximately nour latel tnc Piot Capt Luis F Plata of Venezuela radioed Eighty per cent were hc was having engine trouble men about whom the Army was back jJittle or no derogatory informaj He 250 miles east of who elected to vide Norfolk Maximum Minimum 84 57 out the storm of captivity in a sort of neutral capacity With Segals report on the re search project just completed at Later hc calmly advised that he was dumping routina firepreventing measure when an emergency landing is anticipated G e or ge Washington University i tnen came bis fmal dra here the Senate Investigations Subcommittee received from an Army doctor who survived cap matic words Gas caught Lt Cmdr Hancox whose am lure a nightmarish account of thcPhibiaiVhacl Jus come in of conditions under which men thc urllncr salcl one was Charges Filed Against Driver in Headon Crash The Results results completed thus far show SENATE I c k e n 1 o o per Countryman Wilcox CONGRESS Til District Don ald McCullough Milnes inl District IMurimttar Wolt 3nl District 076 fieeman 147 Ryan Itti District Republican teCompte 30 IM Kramer Llndflkoog Udell District Smith fith District JH 7th District Jcnsti Hays J John Jensen Dlilrlcl 27 would stretch from Morocco Iraq and urged Ihe freeing of Palestine The great parade of arms purj chased from Communist Slovakia climaxed five clays of fes tivities marking the end of the 74 hee snid NORTHWOOD Cliarges of op in needed Giving to the colleges is expected to be increased by S700 broke feathered on ts left is each to total banks Wayne Wasta Cedar Rap This testimony was from propellor was stopped In other action Wcdnesdayjids and George D Youtzy Mount Clarence L Anderson now asi Then hc said the fire appeared morning three ministers wcrefPleasant signed to the Letterman Armyito have Broken out in an engine named to the nrea planning comi Foil Membershio Hospital in San Francisco the ngnt Wlng Thc craft T 1 i i niiickly dived into tlic sea There were 64 passengers and of to on the airliner mission They ifiluirst Clinton Dr C S Hempjmembership Thursday morning Starved lived ami died in tr lt I i i it f are Dr L D Hav slated to be admitted into fuirsaifi men froze yearold British occupation of the Trr Vu Sue Cansl Zono forcl University gave its highest SAME White Mar flu irafilc doatli pajl U bouri Oxford Honors Truman at Commencement Rite OXFORD England after he was involved in a headon collision a mile west of here on Highway 105 later Tues against Richard D Halvorson 23 Northwood Worth County Sheriff A J Connor said the action was nongraduate honor to Harry S the scarlet scholar and Truman Wednesday Truman wearing robe of an Oxford a Huffy doctors became an Oxonian doctor of civil laws in the centuriesold pomp of an Oxford commencement Ive attended a lot of these said an old pro fessor after the house became quiet I dont remember when there was ever so much applause day afternoon Halvorson and the occupants of the second car Mrs Clarence Mellem 43 Northwood and her son Dennis 10 are reported in satisfactory condition at Mercy Hospital Mason City Highway patrolmen saicl Hal vorson tried to pass a truck but seeing he oncoming traffic apjlctle plied his brakes The car went out of control and swerved into iurch for their program while the ministers were in executive session at which 10 prospective ministers were to be admitted on trial to the conference Eight oth ers will be received into full membership Thursday morning A prospective minister is or dinarily placed on a charge for two years and his work observed before he is received into full membership Expected to be approved on trial are Merlin J Ackerman Humboldt Lee R Collins Han sell Donald L Lichtenfelt Mar McGregor Charles L Birchmicr Raddiffe B L Gaul Miflin and F G Samck Cedar Rapids The conference ordination serv ice will be Thursday night with Bishop James C Baker of Cali fornia the speaker Eleven per sons will be ordained deacons and several will become elders Conference action is expected Thursday on social issues includ ing race relations temperance and war and peace The confer ence will conclude with a Friday morning session debate by the delegates although Navy the voto was not unanimous A Navy transport ship the Lt Concession Plan Robert Craig h i c h sailed In introducing the measure froni Ncw York at midnight for James L administrator Germany was di the Sioux City Methodist Hosireeled to the crash scene and pital told the conference the proPcked up the bodies posais of ihe doctors would mean Eastern Airlines plane crew the hospital would then be operialso saw the flaming crash as ated as a hotel with leasing of did a fisherman on the beach at concessions similar to a hotels leasing of cigar and news stands Avon N J The restaurant at Idiewiid no In another action Tuesday theitified earlier that the airliner was conference voted to set up a comi returning had started to prepare mission to study building and meals for the passengers A resolution supporting hosjothcr future needs at Methodist With word of the Mr Truman is very popular inthe path of the oncoming Mcllcm this jcar j i i IWJH INorthwood William Tracy Fair conference It was passed withouUEducation Rally Day deep Weather at the scene ;