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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 21, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for Horn MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NlWSPAfIR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEICHIOKS HOME EDITION VOL LXI PrtM ud United fnm ruU a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUISDAY JUNE 21 IfSS ThU ConfJsts of Two No 211 House Group Nixes Reserve Bill Vote Soy Peron Now Is Figurehead From Our Wire Services BUENOS AIRES Argentina With President Juan Peron keeping to the background Army Minister Maj Gen Franklin Lucero continued Tuesday to direct the campaign to restore full peace to this nation left tense by revolt The balding squarejawed supreme commander heading the top role in the postrevolutionary period said again in a communique that the situation is steadily normalizing without any The Canadian charge daffaires in Montevideo Uruguay said a compromise government already has replaced the regime of Presi dent Juan D Peron and has State Attorney Clears Elthon on Rock Sale D Peron and has re pealed Perons antiCatholic laws The diplomat Fulgence Char pentier told the Toronto Telegram by telephone You dont hear any more from Peron The impression here is not that he will remain as a figurehead but that his resig nation is being asked Asks Members The other two members of the Sunta reportedly would be Lucero and Rear Admiral Alberto Teisaire the vice president Peron has not been attending of ficial functions and his name has hardly been mentioned in Buenos Aires newspapers and over the state radio which customarily lists the daily presidential activities An Argentine general who is a personal friend of Perons said Peron has been too busy to attend to official acts He is neither sick nor detained but just plain the general said Peron was absent Monday for example when the nation cele brated flag day Lucero officiated at the ceremony Appeared Normal As head of the nations armed forces Lucero spread his control over all activities of the country which is still under a state of siege Despite the strict Army checks most of Buenos Aires had the ap pearance of normalcy The first American casualty of last weeks brief but bloody fight ing in the capital was reported Monday night He was Graham E Tune a Detroit industrial enginee employed by the Kaiser Motor Corps new Argentine subsidiary Company officials found anc Identified his body in a cit morgue They said a bomb appar ently had dropped near him Deal Legal If No Collusion Los Angeles Transit Strike to Continue LOS ANGELES OB A transit strike Tuesday forced additional thousands of Los Angeles workers into cars for a hectic trip into the logjam of downtown traffic Police estimated addition al cars surged into the downtown area Monday the first day of the strike of workers Both union and management predicted that the tieup would con tinue until at least Saturday Some motorists began organiz ing car pools and others hitch hiked when Los Angeles Transit Line buses and street cars stopped running Monday morning They normally carry riders a day Union leaders had gone to an earlymorning mass meeting of workers armed with a 12cent hour ly pay increase plan which they sought to explain to the workers Nearly workers shouted down their leaders suggestion that the strike be postponed until the offer could be studied They voted to strike immediately The Amalgamated Association of Street Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employes said the members will be asked to accept the management offer at a meet ing Friday If the members ac cept it buses and street cars would roll again Saturday The union has been seeking a 20cent hourly pay hike and a one year contract Current top opera tors scale is an hour Emery assistant attorney general said the particular question hac not come up before He said h found no court cases or attorne generals opinions touching on Section Each Transaction The ruling said the particula question can be answered only spe cifically with regard to each par ticular transaction It depends th ruling said on whether there was a prior It is the opinion of this the opinion said that appointive and elective state and county offi cials and employes are not pro hibited from selling materials to contractors contracting for the construction reconstruction im provement or maintenance of any lighway bridge or culvert under Section provided there is no understanding existing prior to or at the time the contractor enters into his contract that the contrac or will purchase materials from such officials or employes in the event the contract is awarded to New Sears Catalogue Shows Price Drops CHICAGO WVSears Roebuck Co announced Tuesday it is issu ing its largest postwar catalogue this week for fall and winter mer chandise The book runs to pages the company said Prices are slight ly lower than a year ago and sub stantially the same as in the cur rent spring general catalogue it was added DES MOINES UP A state or lo cal official may seU materials t highway contractors provided ther is no collusion the attorney gener als office ruled Tuesday in re sponse to a question raised by Li Gov Leo Elthon Fertile Elthon wrote the attorney gener als office May 4 to ask whethe Section of the Iowa Code o 1954 prohibits appointive and elec Live officials from selling material to contractors doing public work o highways bridges or culverts Rock Sold During a controversy in the 195 egislative session over Gov Le Hoeghs nomination of Russell Lun dy Des Moines to the State High way Commission the official of a Des Moines lumber firm assertec Elthon had sold crushed rock from his quarry to a contractor on a State Highway Commission pro ect EltLjii and Hoegh were at odd over the appointment issue The lengthy opinion by Ken Four New Cases of Polio Puts Years State Total to 50 DES MOINES new cases of polio were reported in owa last week bringing the 1955 otal up to 50 the State Health Department announced Monday The total compares with 48 on his same date a year ago and 52 n 1953 During the comparable veek last year 12 new cases were reported in the state The latest cases were reported rom Bremer Floyd Keokuk and Voodbury counties The cases in Bremer Floyd and Keokuk were he first reported in those counties his year The 50 cases so far this year lave occurred in 27 of Iowas 99 Bounties Godfrey Resigns His Navy Commission WASHINGTON Wl A Navy pokesman says Wl Arthur Godfrev has resigned his Navy com manders commission as he feels he can serve all the armed forces letter by having no official tie with any of them The spokesman said Monday hat was the reason given by the adiotelevision personality God rey lost his Navy flying rating vhen he passed up the required eriodical physical examination AP Wircphoto OPERA HOUSE ALIVE Franciscos Memorial Opera House birthplace of the United Nations 10 years ago is the setting again for the commemorative meeting in its second session Tuesday This photo was taken from the third balcony as President Eisenhower addressed the gathering Monday RUSS OK SIX PROPOSALS Ike May Preside at Meeting From Our Wire SAN For eign Minister Vyacheslav M Mo lotov apparently has agreed to a proposal that would let President Dwight D Eisenhower serve as chairman for the first meeting of submitted to the Soviet foreign minister Monday by the foreign ministers of the Big Three West ern powers gathered in San Fran cisco for the 10th anniversary of the United Nations The Big Four foreign ministers next months summit conference in Geneva it was disclosed Tuesday The proposal was one of Monday night to talk it over Sources close to the British and American delegations said Mclotov made no objection to the pro Winnie Optim Warns Talks K LONDON Former Prim day said he is optimistic for the fut to expect too much of next months He said the West should perst strength just in case the coming Big Four conference is not a complete and immediate Churchill who hasbeen a longime advocate of a facetoface meeting with Soviet leaders in an attempt to end the Cold War spoke at the unveiling of a bronze statue of himself I dont believe that humanity s going to destroy he said I do feel that our generajon has to be abashed before its of Future day Be Fruitless e Minister Winston Churchill Tuesure but warned the Free World not talks with Russia vere in a policy of peace through w Tot Dies in Crash DUBUQUE Tommy Clemen 2 son of Mr and Mrs Vincent Clemen Dyersville Iowa was fatally injured Monday night in a two car collision which hospitalized four other persons After reviewing the vast changes ie had witnessed in the world dur ing his 53 years in public service hurchill turned to the meeting of lussian and Western leaders One must not count upon a omplete and immediate Ihurchill cautioned Whatever is tie outcome we must persevere n the maintenance of peace through that is our OPPOSED BILL WASHINGTON Sens Martin nd Hickenlooper Iowa Republi ans Monday voted against a Sen te approved amendment to main Dubuque when headon with a the other four ain Marine Corps strength at About The Weather Mason City Clear cooler Iowa Fair cooler Minnesota Pleasant COOLER Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Tues day Maximum 94 Minimum 55 At 8 70 Precip trace YEAR AGO Maximum 83 Minimum 64 The injured were Eldon John son 20 Dubuque in critical con dition Mrs Lila Clemen Tom mys mother in fair condition Jo seph Lansing 28 Dyersville and his wife 26 both in fair condi tion The Dubuque County Sheriffs office reported that Johnson ap parently tried to pass another car on Highway 20 two miles west of his car collided vehicle carrying It was not de termined who was driving the Lansing auto The new car driven by Johnson was registered to his grandmother Mrs Margaret Atkinson Jelke Finally Is Sing Sing Bound NEW YORK WtMickey Jelfce fi nally went to Sing Sing prison Tuesday His trip up the Hudson along with 11 other prisoners destined or the penitentiary came after two long compulsory prostitution trials and lengthy legal maneuver ing Since his second conviction the 25yearold heir to a multimillion dollar oleomargarine fortune has been in city prison seeking release on bail pending further appeals A few days ago however his bail lca was rejected posals but indicated his govern ment would find them acceptable According to these sources the proposals were 1 The chief aim of the meeting would be to provide an atmos phere that would help lessen work tensions rather than negotiate specific problems 2 The Big Four chiefs of state will preside over the sessions in rotation President Eisenhower will be the first chairman fol lowed by the French British anc Russian chiefs of state 3 The meeting should last four to six days The exact length musi be decided upon ahead of time 4 The chiefs of state should out line in their opening statements what they consider to be the main causes of world tension 5 As the meetings progress the chief of state should suggest the procedures to follow in negotiating these problems 6 After the Big Four chiefs of state conclude their meeting the Big Four foreign ministers should convene and continue as long as necessary British Foreign Secretary Harold VlacMillan Tuesday said tension between the East and West seems o be easing but he declined to predict the outcome of the talks in Geneva The British foreign secretary in an address before the 60 mem bers of the United Nations strongly supported the world organization but also stressed the necessity for supplementing it on some problems with oldfashioned diplomacy MacMillan declared that the San Francisco meetings will be mem orable if the diplomats gathered here can apply the old pioneering spirit to the work before Mercury Hits New High for Season as Summer Hears DES MOINES Wl be gins officially in Iowa at p m Tuesday and its arrival was given a fitting prelude Monday when temperatures soared to the highest marks of the year at many points in the state Afternoon readings ranged from 86 at Dubuque to 95 at Sioux City Every section of the state had temperatures in the 90s A weak cold front moved east ward across the state late Monday accompanied by widely scattered thundershowers Heaviest rainfall reported was 72 of an inch at Tracy Newton had 59 The precipitation was spotty and was accompanied by gusty winds and electrical displays in some areas Visit to India for Bulganin Nehru in Talk at Kremlin MOSCOW tfl Prime Minister Nehru announced Tuesday he has invited Soviet Premier Nikolai Bui ganin to visit India and Bulganin has accepted The Indian leader said no date has been set for the visit but thai it is usual for foreigners to visit India in the winter The implica tion was that Bulganin would not make the trip this summer Nehru made the announcement at a news conference in the Spiri donovka Palace immediately after talking with Bulganin in the Krem lin Mass Rally He went from the news confer ence to talk at a mass rally in the Dynamo Stadium where more than Soviet citizens heard the first public address made in Moscow by a nonCommunist statesman since the 1917 revolu tion Nehru declined to reveal the spe cific topics of his talk with Bulga nin or of the talks he held with Bulganin and Molotov two weeks ago As between India and the So viet he said there are no specific problems to discuss but many of common interest includ ing peace disarmament and Indo He pointed out that the Soviet Union and Great Britain are co chairmen of the Armistice Com mission in Indochina In reply to a question Nehru said he may go to London after leaving Moscow I am not sure whether I am going to London but there is that he said Joint Statement While declining to give specific details of his conversations Nehru said that he and the Soviet gov ernment probably would issue a joint statement before his sched uled departure Thursday morning Nehru was asked many ques tions about reducing international tension and about fee forthcoming Big Four summit parley Regarding the Geneva talks he said We all hope this will help not in solving problems but in finding a way toward their solu SAME DATE1954256 TO HANGRuth Ellis 28year old British model Tuesday was sentenced to the gallows by a London court for killing one of her two admitted lovers when he tried to leave her The blonde lovestarved divorcee admitted she shot David Blakely 25 on Easter Sundav North Fliers Give Up at Seouf SEOUL Wl Two young North Korean fliers Tuesday buzzed th Seoul Airport in an old Russian built Yak fighter then landed an gave themselves up to checrin South Korean airmen The two were marched to ROK air force headquarters for quRs tioning It was presumed the sought political asylum South Korean officials idenlifie the pilot as Capt Lee Un Yong 24 who said he returned only sb months ago from a Russian jet flj ing school at Kiev The other flie was identified as Lt Lee Eun Song 24 a navigator trained in China They were the first Korean Com munist fliers to flee from the Red since Lt Noh Kum Sunk landed MIG jet fighter at nearby Kimp Airfield Sept 21 1953 He a reward for delivering thi MIG and asylum in the Unitei States The Yak is a singleengine pro peller driven fighterbomber Th Communists used the Yak in earl stages of the Korean War Now i is used as an advanced trainer Grinnell Man Dies in Highway Crash GRINNELL W Leslie Pinker ion about 35 Grinnell was injured atally Monday in a highway acci dent six miles north of here He was driving a weed spraying machine on Highway 146 when a janel truck driven by V L Palm er 60 Toledo attempted to pass Officers said the truck tore of the left rear wheel of the sprayer and turned the machine end over end AP Wircphoto IKE IS undisguised curiosity President Eisenhower lower left turns to watch the reaction of Russias V M Molotov center background as the commemorative session opened Monday Man at right is Dag Hammarskjold secretarygeneral 5 Days of Study Ordered Rebuke for Carl Vinson WASHINGTON Armed Services Committee re belled against its chairman Tues day and voted to send a watered down version of President Eisen howers compulsory military re serve plan to a subcommittee for five days of study By a 1614 vote the committee rejected an urgent plea by Chair man Carl Vinson DGa for imme diate approval of his compromise bill Members complained at a stormy session that they had not had time to consider the new pro posal which Vinson introduced Monday Overton Brooks DLa was chairman of a subcommittee which had worked on the reserve plan for two months Called Rebuke Vinsons action taken without consulting subcommittee members was a rebuke to the subcom mittee The subcommittees version sub sequently was stalled in the House after Rep Adam Clayton Powell succeeded in tacking on an amendment forbidding segregation in the National Guard Vinsons compromise seeks to bypass the segregation issue by eliminating an administration pro vision to assign compulsory re servists to the National Guard It also eliminates universal military training features that were in the subcommittees original bill Vinson told the committee he must insist that we have some action immediately on his com promise The leadership of the House is anxious to have it acted on he said The leadership plan was to take it up in the House Thursday he said This is a watereddown ver Brooks insisted We may as well face Better Training I do not think by any means any one can classify this as water Vinson argued He said it would build a reserve of men with at least two years of active military duty and would result in a more virile better trained re serve than the original plan which included six months train ing for the predraft age youths The bill now goes to the Brooks Subcommittee which must report back to the full committee within five days The subcommittee is expected to start work Wednes day The committee rebellion against Vinson came as Eisenhower dis cussed the reserve program at his weekly meeting with Republican egislative leaders House Republican Leader Jos eph W Martin Jr Mass said afterwards that the administration still has hopes of getting a bill which will be adequate for the security of the Governor Gets New Car May Not Cost State a Penny DES MOINES UFI Gov Leo Hoegh is getting a new official car nd it might not cost the state ent The State Executive Council ap proved the purchase of a car for the governor Monday over the pro est of Secretary of State Melvia D Synhorst The car willbe a 1955 Oldsmobile 8 with a long list of accessories he approved bid was by Holmes Oldsmobile Des Moines for one cent under the limit et by law The bid included a provision that tie dealer be permitted to buy he car back at the same price fter a year It seems to be were getting ie car for said the gov rnor Synhorst voted against buying ie car saying the purchase wag legal because of strings at Hoegh State Auditor Chet Vkers and Agriculture Secretary Clyde Spry voted for acceptance The car will carry official state iccnse No 1 ;