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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 23, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Mason City Famous for Its Fine Churches Contributed by N J Bkwctt 509 Jefferson N Mmon City ON CITY GLOBEGAZI T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Auocimlcd Prcu and United PTCM FoU LeaM Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 23 1954 Viper Consists of Two Moscow Greets Twining Air Show on Sunday from Our Wire Scrvleei MOSCOW Gen Nathan F Twining chief of Americas far flung Air Force arrived in Mos cow Saturday io inspect Russias aerial might He was met by Marshal Ivan S Konev who told him we are glad to meet you and hope you enjoy your Konev is deputy Soviet defense minister and commander in chief of unified military forces of the Communist Warsaw pact alliance Twining was the first of the Wests big three air chiefs to ar rive for an unprecedented look at the Soviet Air Force He arrived in response to a Soviet invitation to attend its annual aviation day Sunday at which Russia shows off its new air development Cites Honor Twining told reporters at the airport I am very honored to have been invited on this trip authorized by the President to visit the air show and other ac tivities here My group will look and listen and I ana sure we will benefit a great deal After that we will report to the President and the Pentagon and through them to the general An American reporter asked Twining What do you see as the principal significance of this trip Is there any thing political in it Twining replied I am not in the political business My princi pal interest is to meet and talk Countrys Leaders Hear Rod ford with Spviftf Air Force leaders and see their equipment and their latest developments The purpose of the trip is to show our Air Force people wnat the Soviet peo ple are doing in the way of new equipment and its significance It is truly a professional Lft Friday Twining left Washington Friday and spent the night at Wiesbaden Germany before resuming his flight to the Soviet capital via Berlin There were no bands decora tions or Gags Moscows Vnuko vo Airport to greet the visiting Americans Twining and his party were dressed in Air Force sum mer suntan uniforms High British and French offi cial parties also were flying to Moscow for the air show South Dakotan Sister Killed in State Road Crash AVLORD WVA Sioux Falls S man and his sisterinlaw were killed Friday night when their car hit a tractor and thon was struck by a second car Dead were Keith Wvnia 25 for merly of Lester Iowa and his sisterinlaw Audrey Wynia a native Keystone Iowa Robert Lee Maurer 18 Lester was hos pitalized at Rock Rapids with in juries suffered in the crash Lyon County Sheriff Fred W Tonne and Highway Patrolman Craig Vinspn said Wynias car ran into the tractor from behind after coming over a hill They said the second car driven by Don F Robinson Charleston S then came over the hill missed the tractor but hit the Wy nla car I The Wealher Mason CHy Fair to partly cloudy with no important tern perature change through Sun day Some chance of a shower or thundershower S at u r d a y evening Low Saturday nigh 5560 High Sunday mid 80s fowa Generally fair through Sunday Warmer Sunday Low Saturday night generally in 60s Minnesota Fair and pleasant GlobeGazette weather data up to t a m Saturday Maximum Friday 82 Minimum Friday night 52 At 8 a m Saturday 75 YEAR AGO Maximum M Minimum 7T OFF TO WAR AT Sullivan phia leaves for summer camp with Pennsylvanias Army reserve group Saturday as his mother waves He was named honorary drummer boy and was given a complete uniform after he wrote President Eisenhower saying hed like to serve the same as boys did in Civil War days National Church Gathering Turns Into Endurance Test Two Years of Minutes Read By GEORGE W CORNELL OMAHA and on went the monotonous chant In the big auditorium sleepy church delegates sat listlessly through the night Some of them dozed Some read newspapers or worked crossword puzzles A few women knitted Upon the platform a weary succession of voices droned on for hour after hour Saturday into the earlymorning hours This was the odd spectacle of a national church gathering trans formed into an endurance feat in oral reading It was prompted by Unity Stressed by JCS Road Bill to Pass Easily Program to Trim Toll a legal bombshell dropped into the biennial general council meeting of the Congregational Christian Churches A team of 16 readers in turn were giving a nonstop presenta tion of the entire minutes of the churchs executive committee for a twoyear period The length An estimated words of detailed notes roll calls discussions meetings and other technical data Lawsuit Threatened Opponents of a proposed merger with the Evangelical and Re formed Church had threatened a lawsuit to stop it if the records werent fully bared About church delegates were present as the marathon reading job began One delegate said he had taken some nosleep tablets The strange procedure was vot ed in a stormy session late Fri day Mrs Paul Quaintance Los Angeles had cited a church con stitutional provision requiring the committee to report in full all its doings during the past two years Hot Words Ashby Bladen Mount in a shaky voice begged Mrs Quaintance to withdrafy her demand but when she declined he said we must do it to be safe if it is insisted Hot words crisscrossed the noisy session The Rev Ervin Hyde Cadillac said We seem to be for getting we are a religious assem The Rev Edward Day Clear Lake Iowa declared a brutal majority was dominating the meeting The Rev Dr Walter A Schilling of Mitchellville Iowa said the drawnout reading process would be wasting our time when we ought to be After the presentation was fin ished at midmorning Saturday the first step in approving the mergers as completed on to 101 vote However another en abling section of the resolution still was to be acted on Hahsen Mentioned as Successor to Robert McLeaish WASHINGTON sources said Saturday that Secre tary of Agriculture Ezra T Ben son is considering Kermit Hansen of Iowa to succeed Robert B Mc Leaish as director of the Farmers Home Administration Hansen is FHA director for Iowa McLeaish resigned at Bensons suggestion this week after a con gressional committee heard testi mony that he drank excessively An Agriculture Department source said Hansen had been rec ommended to Benson as a top administrator and an ideal selec tion for the national post federal state highway program proposed in Congress would cost the average motorisl a year in higher user taxes But the experts believe motor ists would get back that much and more by saving a penny on each mile they drive on the pro posed new super highways Furthermore they say the new highways should save lives each year House Debate The bill a compromise between versions the House and Senate al ready have approved is sched uled for House debate on Tues day There is virtually no opposi tion and leaders predict it wil pass easily in both houses This wouldbe in marked con trast to last year when the House killed all highway legislation in an angry dispute over financing The Democrats wouldnt bu President Eisenhowers bondfi nancing proposal and didnt have the votes topush through their own payasyouride tax plan This year the President has accepted the tax proposal and hi signature on the bill is assured He has listed the measure as a must for action at this session of Congress Vast Network The program is keyed to a vast network of super interstate high ways that will take 13 years to build and will cost The federal government will pick up 90 per cent of the About miles of the mile system will be giant turn pikes of six or eight lanes another miles will be fourlane road ways and miles will be two Lanes with room to expand when needed The bureau of roads wil decide the type of roadway for the remaining miles No roadsigns will mar the scenery All the highways will be divided and most will be land scaped There will be no hot dog stands no intersections no ret lights no stop signs no dangerous curves no steep hills To pay for the highways taxes on gasoline will be raised one cen a gallon Also increased will be federal taxes on tires trucks buses and trailers INVALID DIES JEFFERSON Mc Clurg 49 paralyzed from the neck down from injuries suffered in an auto accident last Septem ber died Friday READY FOR John Davidson shows her husband what she will do to his beard when the Osage Centennial closes Sunday night Davidson in full Cen tennial costume Friday won the sweepstakes prize a watch in the beardgrowing con test Eighty men were entered in the contest Attend Reunion Breakfast at Osage Centennial Celebration OS AGE Osages Centennial celebration Saturday moved into its second day with some 2000 persons attending a reunion areakfast for Cedar Valley Semi nary and Osage High School grad uates at City Park Graduates Ask Modernization of VA Hospital DES MOINES W Recommen will be made to Congress to modernize the Des Moines Vet erans Hospital members of the Iowa Veterans of Foreign Wars encampment were told Friday William B Nugent manager of the Des Moines VA Center said Washington officials had in spected the hospital and recog nized the need for improving the Icelanders to Vote Sunday on Ouster of U S Troops REYKJAVIK Iceland Iceland observed a day of politi cal silence Saturday before vot ing Sunday in a parliamentary election that might cripple criti cal NATO defenses in the North Atlantic The election will decide wheth er American troops remain at the giant Keflavik Air Base and four radar stations one of which still is under construction Four of the parties contesting the election want the estimated U S troops here to leave The fifth the Independence party regards the keeping of troops here a necessary safeguard for Iceland which has no armed forces of its own If the American troops leave a dangerous gap will be opened in the North Atlantic Treaty Organ izations chain of command and in the radar network protecting from 31 states the District of Co lumbia and Canada were present The huge Centennial parade with 146 bands and floats scheduled for Saturday afternoon The Osage recreating highlights in Osages nativity will be presented for the second time Saturday at 8 p m at the Mitch ell County Fairgrounds A crowd of watched the pageant Friday night The moving story with 275 persons in the cast Wilson Tells of Misquote QUANTICO Va MlSecrelary of Defense Wilson said Saturday he was either partly misquoted or misunderstood at a news con ference Thursday in which he used the word phony in dis cussing Senate debate on defense funds Wilson had been quoted as put ting the phony label on efforts to boost Air Force funds The re mark as attributed touched off an uproar in the Senate and came up for discussion at President Eisenhowers hospital quarters Saturday Some senators demanded that Wilson step out as defense chief Wilson unsmiling and grim the annual Rotarysponsored acjcellent presentations about our tivity in which the community intertains foreign students at Thanksgiving Sixteen foreign studentsin au thentic costumes were cast in the inal scene The pageant also will je presented Sunday evening John Davidson Friday won the sweepstakes prize in the beard irowing contest Bill Virchow won unique beard honors and Lester the Northern and Eastern United Saturday was asked by reporters if the word phony applied to any maneuvers in the No I didnt intend it that the secretary exclaimed States Withdrawal of the Americans also could deal a serious blow to Icelands economy The Ke flavik Air Base alone furnishes an estimated 20 per cent of Ice lands internal revenue AT GOP CONVENTION Lang lie Will Be Keynote Speaker WASHINGTON their national convention plane ail Republicans squared away Saturday for a vigorous tion campaign while expressing confidence that President Eisen hower will again head the party ticket The GOP 44member con vention arrangements com mit Friday chose Gov Arthur B Langlie of Washington candi date for the Senate to key note the nominating conclave starting in San Francisco Aug M The group also picked Sen William f Knowland Cal ifornia Senate minority leader as temporary chairman Rep Joseph W Martin of Massachu setts House minority leader as permanent chairman for a rec ord fifth time and Son Prescott Bush of Connecticut a candi date for reelection as plat form committee chairman The committee left for later decision whothot to hold four day convention as originally planned or cut it to three days as some have proposed After the meeting National Chairman Leonard W Hall told a news conference he had not the doubt that the President will stick to his Feb 29 decision to seek another term He said however the ar rangements group had received no word from the President on the matter Other leaders sup posed Halls view Hall said he had no reason to change his opinion about Eisen howers running despite his re cent intestinal operation Nor did he doubt he said that Vice President Nixon will again foe in the second spot I think you can paste the names of Eisenhower ami Nixon in your hats I think they be Hall Wilson suggested at one point that he may have contributed to what he called misunderstanding by some He said foere are grounds whatsoever for the protest of some senators that Wilson had in sulted them Wilson continued to hold the wsition that funds provided for he Air Force in the administra tion budget are adequate The Democraticcontrolled Senate Ap propriations Committee had voted an additional SAMI WUcfc mrsm traffic tenth bi M began with an Indian scene and vas climaxed by the showing of Defense Is Joint Task New Strategy Is Outlined QUANTICO Va UPVAdm thur Radford told the high com mand conference of civilian and military leaders Saturday that defense is not the monopoly of any one In an address the fourth annual conference of de fense secretaries at this Marine base the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff made no direct reference to new controversies among the armed forces But his remark seemed to have imely point He said of the serv ces that Each has vital roles to perk brm and depends upon others for indispensable Adequate Bases At another point in discussing strategy Radford said that What ths chiefs seem to hear most about is that mobility is merely a matter of more airlift or sealift more airplanes or He added that he wishes this were true but unfortunately mobility is much more than num bers of airplanes or Among other things it includes an adequate system of bases and the systems of keeping them supplied Radford said that at this ference we have reviewed sigriif cant events and have heard ex Decker the prize for the best landlebar mustache Other winners were Bill Soy and Marlow Angell eldest and youngest person respectively with at least a halfinch growth of whiskers Badlo Diaz most distinguished beard Glenn Her nan least attractive beard Lloyd Lancaster fullest beard and Gar rett Roby most luxurious head of hair Some 300 entries were in the Parade Friday morning Prizes were given 21 contestants Miss Joan Davidson 21 daugh er of Mr and Mrs John David son presented as Centennial queen at the opening ceremonies Friday afternoon She is one of iye queens reigning over the ac ivities The others are Carolyn Fox 17 Princess of the High School Betty Mitchell 12 Junior Quetn Phyllis Merritt 17 Miss North Iowa of 1956 and Mrs Jharles K a than 79 pioneer Queen A crowd of Friday after noon watched The Boardwalks of New a style show pre sented in the high school gym nasium Special services in all the Osagc churches are scheduled Sunday morning Free circus acts are set for Sunday afternoon and evening on the seminary campus A fire works display after the final show ing of the pageant Sunday evening will close the celebration Ike Plans to Leave Hospital in Week WASHINGTON A President Eisenhowers physicians informed him Saturday he will be able to leave the hospital in about a week if his recovery continues as it has to This word came shortly after it was announced that Eisenhower had discussed political matters Saturday reportedly for the first time since he was hospitalized June 8 An aide said Eisenhower gave no hint whatever as to whether he intends to remain in the presidential race military roles and A number of planning problems have been hammered out dur ing the past year he continued then said But it is quite evident too that we still have a long way to go to reach a common under standing on a certainfew prob lems These few are the ones which currently consume a great deal of our v Closed Session Radford spoke at a closed ses sion His prepared text as re leased for publication did not specify the certain few prob lems on which an understanding must be reached Among other things the Army Air Force and Navy are now competing in the guided missile development and usage field A brief official summary of re marks by Secretary of the Air Borce Quarles described him as emphasizing The readiness of the Department of the Air Force to engage in efforts with sister services to resolve points of dif ference and chart courses of ac tion which wuTmove toward opti mizing the contribution of each service to the national security The military commanders had some grave words to speak about the coming menace of missiles Adm Arleigh Burke chief of naval operations said that Rus sia will have ship and submarine based missiles very The Reds would seek to drive Ameri can seapower from the oceans with this and other weapons in cluding submarines and planes Burke said He also reported in his prepared text that Our biggest the toughest one to the en emy submarine problem we are giving it number one priority knowing that if war is forced up on us we could lose it unless we can counter an enemy submarine offensive Drowning Victim Back Home Again FORT MADISON Al bert Sufich 18 Fort Madison ob ject of a search by authorities who feared he had drowned in the Mississippi River was back home Saturday He is the son of Mr and Mrs John Sufich of Fort Madison The youth returned home Fri day evening in an exhausted ditioR and authorities Mid he peared to be suffering tnm nesia 1 V VVC ;