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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 22, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North lowot Doily Newspaper Edited for UM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI Associated Pnia and United Prtu Full Leaso Wire Sevea CenU Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE M IfSS This Paper Consists of Two Jit Stevens Quits Post of Army Secretary Arms Cut Asked by Molotov Russian in Speech SAN FRANCISCO Foreign Minister V M Molotov Wednesday proposed a world con ference be held next year to dis cuss the general reduction of arm aments and prohibition of atomic Molotiv speaking before the 10th anniversary meeting of the United Nations said the conference should be called not later than the first half of The high Soviet leader speak ing with the Kremlins full author ity said the Soviet Union sug gests that the armed forces of other states be set at a level con siderably below that of the five permanent members of the Secur ity Council Never Greater Molotov said his government was making the proposal at a time when the responsibility for peace and the welfare of mankind has never been Then ignoring a warning by the president of the session not to dis cuss controversial subjects Mol otov issued a direct challenge to the West It is up to the and the other Western powers to make the next move toward disarmament he said The Western powers have no reason to put off the settle ment of the atomic weapons prob Molotov followed Brig Gen Car los P Romulo of the Philippines who urged the to adopt a statement of rededication in which all members including Russia would reaffirm that they stand for peace Sounding Board But as expected Molotov used the meeting for a propaganda sounding board and placedall the responsibility on the West The Soviet government has met the Western power half way on the question of atomic Molotov said It is up to the other powers to make the next Molotov in an apparent refer ence to the muchheralded new diplomatic atmosphere between East and West said the time is ripe for increased efforts toward agreement on basic cold war is sues The time is ripe for instance to consider the question of calling world economic conference to WINNIE SEES Churchill gestures toward a bronze statufofhim self during unveiling ceremonies Tuesday in Londons ancient Guildhall Looking on at right in ceremonial robes is Sir Seymour Howard Lord Mayor of London Foreign Relations Committee Rejects McCarthy Proposal UP The Senate Foreign Relations Committee Wednesday unanimously expressed complete confidence that Presi dent Eisenhower wfll express the views of the American people and negotiate successfully at the com ing Big Four meeting In a report to the Senate the committee urged it to reject a resolution by Sen McCarthy aime at forcing the Big Four to discu the question of Soviet satellites McCarthys resolution wou be1 meaningless if not actual The report added it the resolution woul have the effect of expressing lack of confidence in the Presiden facilitate the development of inter national he said Church Post to the Rev Biedermann at Waverly Parley WAVERLY tftTwo district vice presidents were elected Wednes day at the Iowa District conven tion of the American Lutheran Church The Rev E A Biedermann Mason City was elected second vice president and Dr John Hilt ner Wartburg College here was named third vice president Dr H W Siefkes Waterloo district president for 16 years and the secretary hold over for a year About 300 ministers and laymen have registered for the 25th anni versary convention Argentina Releases Political Prisoners Held Since Revolt BUENOS AIRES Argentina prisoners arrested in con nection with last weeks revolt against the government of Presiden Juan D Peron are being released the government announced Wee nesday The order frees political opponents of the government such a Crisologo Larralde leader of Radical Party who were jaile were during and after the revolt The rebels navy fliers and marine corps per to be tried by the Su preme Council of the armed forces The government announcemen said been decided to releas political prisoners in the interest of restoring complete tranquilitj throughout the A communique earlier from Maj 3en Franklin Lucero army min ster and commander in chief o the forces of re ported all of Argentina absolutely calm Troops guarding publi buildings and churches in the cap ital since the uprising last Thurs day were sent back to their bar racks Wednesday Police in Rosarto capital of San ta Fe province and Argentinas sec ond largest city announced that 21 Communists had been arrestec there for distributing subversive leaflets and violating the state se Nicholson Wins Denver Mayoralty Election DENVER F Nicholson 54yearold Republican state sena tor and friend of President Eisen hower was elected Denver mayor by a margin of only 766 votes in the Colorado capitals first runoff elec tion Tuesday The 6feet4 winner officially polled votes to for his opponent Dist Atty Bert Keating curity decree Peron apparently resumed his normal routine Tuesday in impro vised offices in his residence in suburban Palermo After the bomb ing of Government House during the revolt the President set up temporary offices in Luceros War Ministry Peron had remained in comparative seclusion at his home Sunday and Monday while the lo cal newspapers gave much atten tion to Lucero and almost none to the President Crash Near Dubuque Takes Second Life DUBUQUE WVAn accident near here Sunday claimed its second life when Eldon Johnson 20 Du buque died about midnight Tues day of his injuries Johnson was driving one of the cars involved in a collision on Highway 20 Tommy Clemen 2 Dyersville was killed in the acci dent His mother Mrs Vincent Clemen and Mrs Joseph Lansing Dyersville wife of the other driv arc hospitalized with injuries 11 Men Picked for Tour of Soviet Farms WASHINGTON farm ers or agricultural experts hav been chosen to represent tlu United States on a tour of farm districts in Russia in July They will be part of an exchange program under which a Russian group also will visit this country to observe farm methous One of the Americans selectee for the trip according to Rep Talk is Loren K Soth editor of the Des Moines Registers editorial page who suggested the visit The American num ser 12 but only ll have been se lected so far Talle said He told a reporter that 6 of the 12 are lowans He said he had been informed by he Agriculture Department that these men have been selected in addition to Soth David Gale Johnson Vinton Iowa farmer John Marion Sted don Polk City Iowa farmer Ralph A Olsen Ellsworth Iowa armer Charles J Hurst Cedar Tails Iowa farmer Herbert W ike Whiting Iowa farmer W D Lambert Lincoln dean of the college of agriculture and director of the Experiment and Ex ension Service University of Ne raska Asas B Clark Pullman farmer Ferris S Owen Newark Ohio farmer John M Jacobs Phoenix farmer and M Kleiner Nam pa Idaho nacker and distributor of agricul ural products STRYKER DIES NEW YORK UP Lloyd Paul tryker 70 one of New Yorks orcmost trial lawyers who han led the defense at the first trial It f Alger Hiss died Tuesday at acritical juncture in world history when American unity in foreign affairs is particularly im All but one of the 15 committee members signed the report The 15th Sen Langer was not on hand for Tuesdays 140 vote recommending that the resolution be rejected by the Senate Leaders aimed for a Senate vote by nightfall All signs pointed to a thumping rejection of the reso lution which would amount in effect to a rebuke to McCarthy for what Sen Barkley termed the attempt to barge in on the President Committee members generally agreed adoption of the resolution might tend to tie Eisenhowers hands in talks with the Premiers of Great Britain France and Rus sia opening July 18 at Geneva Sen Lyndon B Johnson of Texas the majority leader denounced the resolution as an effort to place a loaded gun at the Presidents The Republican leader Sen Knowland of California told McCarthy he was seeking to in trude on an executive To Check Farmer Gas Tax Crack Down on Violaters DES MOINES 300 Iowa farmers are going to get letters From the state treasurer requiring satisfactory evidence before the farmers can collect on applications for gasoline tax refunds Earle Smith director of the mo tor vehicle fuel tax division in th treasurers office said Wednesda 300 forms on which the farmer will be required to submit addi tional information are ready t go Others will be mailed daily from now on Smith added NonHighway Use The treasurers office decided tt seek the additional information on the basis of indications that cer tain farmers have been for refunds on gasoline purchasec for nonhighway use even though using some of it in their cars anc trucks The 300 forms will go out on the basis of preliminary audits of re fund applications Smith said thai in the 300 cases the amount of re funds sought appeared to be ex He added These 300 cases are those which piled up in only a few days pending preliminary audits Refund appli cations are coming in quite heav ily now As we check them similar forms will be sent to cases where the amounts asked appear to be ex cessive Payments will be held up pend ing receipt of satisfactory evidence that the refund applied for was on gasoline used in agricultural im plements If we do not receive an answer there will be no refund 10Day Period The farmers will be given reasonable 10 to file the Refunds may be applied for in three calendar months after the earliest purchase The forms sent out will require the farmer to get the signature of the person who sold gasoline for the farmers cars and trucks showing the number of gallons purchased in the previous three months WILBER M BRUCKER McCarthy replied that the Senate has a right to advise the President McCarthy told newsmen in ad vance of debate the committee de cision was disappointing and a great blow to the peoples in the satellite states of Eastern Europe forth Korea and elsewhere His resolution would express as he sentiment of the Senate that he United States should get prior approval of Russia to discuss the question of liberation in the satel ite nations Barring such approval would in effect put he Senate on record as opposed 0 any Big Four conference To Ask Harvester Co for Guaranteed Wage CHICAGO UP CIO United Auto Workers will begin negotiat ng June 30 with International Har Co on a guaranteed wage The existing contract will expire 1 Aug 23 Union officials said hey will seek terms similar to hose reached with Ford Motor Co nd General Motors Corp The form will require the name of the station where the gasoline was purchased the town and the number of gallons of gasoline pur chased as well as the signature of the person signing for the sta tion Smith also said three agents will be stationed on a permanent basis along the IowaMissouri border They will check on whether incom ing trucks have more than the le gal limit of 20 gallons of gas in the truck tanks Wont Resign Office Now Elthon Says FERTILE Gov Leo El thon operator of a rock quarry said Wednesday an attorney gen erals ruling that elective and ap pointive officials may legally sell materials to private contractors will make it unnecessary for him to resign his state post Elthon asked for a ruling on the question May 4 the day the Legislature adjourned The mat ter of crushed rock sales by El thons firm had been raised by one of the participants in a state Highway Commission appoint ment controversy The lieutenant governor stressed that he has always made clear that he has sold materials to anyone who came to me and paid the price I But he asserted I have never joined my bid with anybody and his never bid on a state contract The attorney generals ruling said county and state officials may sell materials to contractors so long as there isno understand ing prior to or at the time the contractor enters into his con tract Elthon said he undoubtedly would have had to give up the lieutenant governorship if the ruling had been otherwise Replaced byWilber Brucker Fast Action at Capitol From Our Wire Services WASHINGTONPresident hower Wednesday accepted the resignation of Army Secretar Robert T Stevens and namei former Gov Wilber M Brucker o Michigan to be his successor Stevens storm center of tfl ArmyMcCarthy televised hearing said he wanted to quit by the en of July Eisenhower accepted Stevens was for per sonal deep re He praised Stevens for hi work in the Army post during thi last 2M years Brucker a former governor o Michigan has been general coun sel at the Pentagon since April 1954 He will be 61 Thursday Hi home is in Detroit McCarthy Clash Stevens resignation came a yea after his clash with McCarthy over the question of alleged subversion in the Army and of asserted fa Cored treatment for a onetimi McCarthy aide Pvt G David Schine Previously the Armys genera Sabin Wants Less Dangerous Serum WASHINGTON UW Dr Albert Sabin a leading polio expert ecommended Wednesday that in culations be suspended and the manufacture of Salk vaccine dis ontinued until as he put it a less angerous preparation can be per ected The recommendation was made efore a House investigating sub orn mittec Sabin suggested that new polio rains be identified and substi uted for the Mahoney strain hich now goes into manufacture I the Salk vaccine About The Weather Mason City Somewhat cooler Iowa Continued fair Minnesota Fair and cool Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Wed nesday Maximum 84 FAIR Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 66 78 59 counsel John G Adams quit hL post in the aftermath of the hear ings and so did McCarthys top aide Roy M Cohn Both Cohn am Adams were principals in the 195 dispute Brucker was governor of Mich gan from January 1931 to the en of December 1932 Previously h was Michigans attorney genera and from 1923 to 1927 was prose cuting attorney of Michigans Sag inaw Brucker is a Republican So Stevens Brucker was asked if his ap pointment came as a surprise ant replied he knew nothing about i until an hour He told news men he was supremely Stevens said he had no plans ex cept to finish up my job working for Defense Secretary Stevens Letter Stevens letter of resignation said I have conferred with Defense Secretary Wilson and believe I can accomplish what you and he desire of me before the end of July If this is satisfactory to you I will be guided accordingly and will work out the precise date of my resignation with Mr Wilson who I am sure will keep you in formed I cannot submit my resignation without expressing my profound admiration of your leadership dur ing these last two and a half year and my deep appreciation of the opportunity you accorded me tc serve the country and your admin istration during this same period I shall always be grateful for thi chance to serve our great Arm and for your never failing support I leave with real regret I woulc like to carry on as a member o your team Only personal consid erations have decreed it otherwise I am sure you know that I will al ways be willing to be of service to you if the occasion shoulc Ammo Shortage Stevens took over as boss of the Army on Feb 2 1953 right in the middle of the controversy over re ported ammunition shortages in Korea He promptly flew to the Far East to find out the facts for himself and then came back and rattled around the country visiting ammunition suppliers and jacking up production The ammunition shortage con troversy although it waxed hot for a time was mild in compari son with Stevens later controver sy with McCarthy ROBERT T STEVENS HE QUITS A WINNERRedmond OHanlon City policeman and his wife Marguerite Rive out with the hoots as they display a check for As part of a TV show OHanlon had the choice of keeping the or answering another question for He took the check saying his fathers conservatism won out Plan 4County School Meeting at Northwood S Cleveland Worth County superintendent of schools has announced that a joint meeting of Worth Hancock Cerro Gordo and Winnebago Coun ties will be held June 30 at in the Northwood Courthouse The purpose is 4o hear objections to the proposed Fertile Communi ty School district involving land in those four counties j Scelba Out as Premier of Italy ROME Mario Scel a Wednesday turned in the resig nation of the coalition government with which for 15 months he has battled Italian Communism and backed the West Even as Scelba was closeted with President Giovanni Gronchi in the Quirinale Palace a communique from Wednesday mornings heated Cabinet session said The Council of Ministers agreed unanimously on the presentation to the President of the resignations of the entire Long Talk Scelba remained in the presi dential palace an hour The tough little Sicilian Premier came out visibly moved I have handed it he told reporters I have done my duty I leave with perfect He expressed b i s hope that the crisis may now be soon re Scelbas gov eminent came SCELBA to a crisis Tues day night when his own big Chris ian Democrat Party walked out n his coalition and one of his re elling minor party allies refused o return to the fold The rift in the Christian Demo rat Party apparently was a fight or power between groups led by celba Party Secretary General Fanfani and former Pre mier Giuseppe Pella OneParty Cabinet Pella and his group want to try oneparty Cabinet Social Demo rat Giuseppe Saragat vice pre mier in Scelbas Cabinet charged angrily that they had caused the crisis by making a deal with the MonarchistFascist right A Quirinale communique an nounced that as is customary the President reserves decision on the resignation pending conferences with senior statesmen and party leaders on the formation of a government These talks begin Thursday Fischer Gives Thanks to SAN FRANCISCO Capt Harold E Fischer Swea City Iowa personally thanked the United Nations Tuesday for ob taining the release of himself and three other American airmen from Chinese Communist prison Capt Fischer a double jet ace of the Korean War met Ambas sador Henry Cabot Lodge chief American delegate to the and SecretaryGeneral Dag Ham marskjold here He gave them our sincere thanks from all of us to all of you ind added We know your efforts o free other United Nations per sonnel in Communist hands will be Harold Russell Boston vice resident of the World Veterans presented a plaque to Lodge for his efforts in behalf of American POWs Lodge assured Fischer and Ham marskjold that the effort to free irisoners of war was being con inued Hammarskjold made no remarks t the ceremony but shook hands varmly with Fischer and Lodge if ;