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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 23, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for LOBE HOME EDITION The Newspaper That Mdkei All North 1 owa ns Neig h bb VOL 7 Preu United Full Wire MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 23 1W 7c Copy ThU ComfeU of Two SeclionsSeeltoii On Ne Dangerous Patients Are Rioting Lobbyists Will Mail Anything Lawmakers Sent Starfish Fmpfy Tuna Cans Tree By FRANK ELEAZER United Press International Ei senhower is worried about the munitions lobby He says there is a possibility it may be influ encing somebody So far though Ike hasnt said a word about the oyster lobby and I know for a fact itinflu enced a number of girls in the House and Senate build ings the other day to scream when they opened the mail What popped out of each letter from the Long Island Shellfish Farmers Assn was a couple of starfish WHEN ORDER was restored and the starfish were retrieved from far corners behind book cases everybody was re lieved to find they were dead There was further relief when it was ascertained they hadnt been dead but so long or possi bly that they had been pickled Some congressional secretar ies and maybe some members of Congress later got around to reading the letter that came with the starfish It said starfish like people thinkoysters taste great It said they hold to this view so firmly infact that they ate 50 million dollars worth of em last year on the bottoni of Long Island Sound What men of course is for spend such sums as may be nec essary to wipe out the starfish Mason City Partly cloudy an warmer night low in the mic die 50s Wednesday partly cloudy with occasional show ers and warmer high in th mid 80s Partly cloudy warme most show ers in east highs in 80s Fur outlook Thursday scat tered light showers and temperature change Minnesota Cloudiness and scat tered showers overspreading so cool Wednesday decreasing cloudiness high 7282 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Minimum 76 47 64 64 It remains to comes of that be seen what EARLIER THIS year each of our lawmakers got a Douglas fir tree in the mail This doityour self reforestation kit came from an Oregon lumber firm through Rep Charles O Porter and each member was left to judge for himself what ax this outfit was trying to grind What Porter said was that the tree if watered and tended for the next 100 years was guaran teed to grow into a giant Most members accepted the gift at face value though one demanded assurances the fir wasnt now and would never become a mink Many of the trees were planted and appar ently Porter was right some are already two inches high IN ANOTHER influence at tempt overlooked so far by the President every congressman awhile back received in the mail three nice tuna fish cans cour tesy of Rep Bob Wilson The only thing was they were empty Wilson got some phone calls aboutthat mighty and would have got a lot more ex cept that someof the recipients read the letter that came with the cans Wilson said in the let ter that if foreign competition didnt let up his districts tuna packers would have to quit packing TO MOLLIFY everybody lest they start eating creamed chick en instead Wilson later sent each member another package just like the first one Most of the recipients detected the dif ference in weight and refrained from throwing the shipment back at the mailman These cans were full Maybe they got there too late though Anyway Wilsons bill to curb tuna imports never got out of committee Priest Sentenced by Czech Communists VIENNA UPI A Roman Catholic priest was sentenced by a Czech court to five years imprisonment for antistate ac tivities it was disclosed Tues day The priest Jaroslav Tyr ner was accused of doing everything to incite the popu lation agiinst the Communist the Czech newspaper Pochodcn said Tyrner heart ily hated socialism and the working the newspaper Dodge Theft FORT DODGE men and a woman were sought by Fort Dodge authorities Tuesday in connection with the theft o in cash and checks from a Firestone store here Monday Store clerk Dale Ouster sak a man and womanwalked into he establishment around the noon hour and walked to the back of thestore to look at a baby stroller A safe was located In the meantime he said two other men looked at merchan dise in the front of the store Custer saidthat when all four left he went to the safe to take wekend receipts to the bank and found the money and checks missing Earlier in the day three men and a woman were believed to havetaken from an unat tended safe from market at Ankeny near Des NiKITAS GUEST LONDON Averell Har riman former governor of New met with Premier Nikita S Khrushchev Tuesday at the Kremlin Moscow radio re ported Harriman World War II ambassador to Moscow is tour ing the Soviet Union Fund Plan by Church Plans for a threeyear cam paign to raise to be used for the building of new North Iowa Methodist churches were outlined Tuesday morning to the North fowa Annual Con ference meeting at First Meth odist Church here Money realized from the cru sade will become a revolving loanfund for the establishment of new congregations and the purchase of property for use as sites The prob lem of new churches has been termed one of the most crucial facing the church The campaign was authorized a yearago and a tentative cal endar approved Tuesday morn ing calls for the campaign to begin in of the drive to be knownas the North Capital Funds usadej will be the Rev Alex ander Stewart of Philadelphia Each local church in the north ern half of the will be asked to contribute a fair share of per member over the next three years Churches may put this into their budgets or conduct a special drive Actual solicitation of the funds will come in March of 1960 un der the proposed calendar adopted Tuesday morning In an address on missions Tuesday morning the Rev Charles F Golden of Philadel phia told the v conference that w conceptsof missions Mare necessary tomeet changing world conditions Speaking par icularly of the of the church in Goljieh said hat churches must open their doors to people of all races PATROL REINFORCEMENTS A Missouri state trooper unloads a riot gun from his patrol car on arriving Monday at the Medical Center Spring AP Photofax field where inmates are holding several hos tages The sign is at the edge of the Medical Center grounds SEEKING FREEDOM long Wins Hearing Right Hl On the Inside General News Page 2 Methodist 3 Editorials 4 ociety Farm 11 aii SIMS ALSO contended has Long a nc itv even if he has he has complete r i i North Iowa 12 ports 1314 15 Local News Clear Lake Latest 19 BRIDGE FALLS IOWA CITY WVA Rock Is and Railroad bridge under re air here collapsed Monday but o one was injured isJana court Monday night in an effort to free him self from sa mental hospitalT ins such attempt in 25 days Through counsel the old governor asked the states 22nd judicial Court to approve his petition for a writ of habeas corpus Judge Robert sponded by setting a hearing for 10 Friday Attorney Joe Arthur Sims based his petition for the writ on grounds the papers commit ing Long to the Southeast Lou isiana mental Hospital at Mandeviile were not filled out properly and that even if they were the commitment or der was obtained through fraud ly recovered A reliable source said a com prehensive diagnosis of ernors physical and mental condition would be ready for presentation before Judge Jones Friday Dr Chester Williams East Baton Rouge Parish county cor oner said Thursday Gov Long suffered from paranoid schizo of persecU tion The filing of the application climaxed a day of confusion over who cupy the vacant governors chair ATTY GENERAL Jack Gre million issued a opin ion saying Lt Gov Lethcr Fra zar had to assume the post of acting governor Bui riorcd the opinion cbnteBdwclJjhe was only the lieu tenant gover nor That left the stale leader less a handicap it has operated under for nearly a month Frazars reluctance was due in part to a challenge retary of State Wade 0 Martin who said he would recognize no one but Long as governor However Martin relented later and said he would accept Fra zar as acting governor LONG WON a petition for a writ of habeas corpus hearing in Galveslon June 15 claim ing he was removed from his mansion at Baton Rouge to a psychiatric clinic at John Scaly Wospilal at Galveslon by force Before Texas L D Godard had an opportunity 0 rule Long agreed to volun ary treatment at a New Orleans New Mystery About Superman Death THE GREAT TRAIN onlookers but no injuries resulted from the wreck of the streamliner and an automobile that had stalled on the tracks in Fort Worth park f Four of the trains cars were derailed and damage amounted to The train began operation 10 days ftjro on what is billed as the worlds longest miniature railroad HOLLYWOOD MVDid lelevi sions Superman George Reeves really die by his own hand And why did he leave the bulk of his estate to the wifeof a highranking film executive mother hired a famous criminal lawyer to probe ithe suicide question Monday as probate of Reeves will dis closed meanwhile that his fian cee wasnt left a penny There must be another she said The will filed with Superior Court leaves the bulk of his es tate to Mrs Torn Mannix Her husband Eddie J Mannix is vice president of Loews Inc former general manager of SlGM studio and now an adviser there IN GALESBURG Reeves mother said she doesnt believe he killed himself She has hired famed Hollywood Attorney Jer to investigate the Tike my George to do a thing like Lescher Bcssolo said Reeves was the son of Don Brewer formerly of Mason City and his first wife DOW Mrs Bessolo He used the stage name of fteevcs and was from Woolstock Iowa but not of Ma son City The 45yearold porlrayer of Incredible feats on television shot and killed himself early last Tuesday police said short ly after saying goodnightto two house ry Geisler case Its not They were his fiancee Le nore Lemmon 35 and a writer Robert Condon 45 both of New York who said he was de pressed because he could no roles other than as Super The petition for probate filed with the will listed the value of the estate merely as in excess of IT LEFT nothing to Miss Lemmon a New York cafe so ciety figure who said she and Reeves had planned to marry in Mexico last Friday Arthur Wcissman executor of the will and Reeves personal manager said the actor had ecn a close friend of the Man nixes for many years The will didnt explain why Mrs Mannix was beneficiary He said Mrs Mannix will re ceive Reeves home and car and the money in Lis bank account Weissman said Miss Lemmon nsisted Reeves left another will naming her a beneficiary but that no such testament has been bund MOST OF fHe reft of Reeves estate will go to his mother Weissman said Geisler said he thinks the ac ors house was pretty heavily mortgaged and that the estate will arrtount to something bc ween and Geisler said he had informa ion that was taken from Reeves homo either before or after the coroners seal was put on the door i Inmates Under Siege Five Hostages Are Released SPRING FIELD Mo tar Rioting prisoners at the federal prison systems medical cen iler released five hostages Tues jday afternoon and guards im jnediatcly laid siege to a wing of the big prison hospital Police radios operating around the hospital reported at CST all hostages are out A few minutes earlier prison guards battered down a steel door on the west side midway jof the building and a bulldozer was used on the northwest corner AT the police com munications reported tear gas had routed some of the inmates fro m section E of the 10 north wing and the inmates had run into a closed yard on the south side of the building Three minutes later the po lice radio said Theyve got it made now and have men inside where they can handle Hostages were held Monday night THE 10 NORTH wing n a prisontype building doors and windows and individ ual cells It is divided into three wards each housing about a third of the 106 inmates hospilaUnd returned home from ward aggressivcs mthe sec But Long skipped out of ward and ner Foundation Hospital and sivps n thf third All are headed for Baton Rouge He was intercepted as he sped to ward the stale capitol examined by two doctors and confined to thoj hospital at Mandeville by Judge Fred LcBlanc As in the case at Galvcslon the governors wife signed the application asking his commit ment Atom Spy Fuchs Is Released LONDON Fuchs the man who gave the atom bomb secret to the Russians was released from prison Tues day and left for permanent resi dence behind the Iron Curtain A spokesman for the East German Foreign Ministry an nounced in East Berlin that Fuchs would go behind the Iron Curtain into Communist East Germany Tuesday night or Wed nesday Wakcfield Prison officials con firmed that the 48yearold Ger manborn nuclear scientist was taken from prison under guard Tuesday He had spent nine years in prison A dark government sedan ac companied by a police convoy sped Fuchs away from Wake fields walls Government sives in he All are neuropsychialric patients and they are among the most dan gcrous of the hospitals inmates Of the centers inmate popu lation 259 arc trusties About 60 per cent of the 787 patients suf fer mental illnesses None of the rioters has been identified by the warden A rioter told the centers con trol room by telephone Dont try to come in here or your men will get Another inmate said in a sec ond call We mean THE HOSTAGES were WiJ liamL Filch Leonard Appleby Jlelvin G Jung Robert D Ros endahl and Charles R Allen all of Springfield The medical center is a gen eral hospital for the govern ments prison system Fire Takes Lives at Norway Resort STALHEIM Norway raged before dawn Tuesday spokesmen refused to say where the prisoner was being taken The government announced some time ago that Fuchs who had served about twothirds of a 14year prison term would be released by the end of June and allowed to go wherever he chose There have been persistent re ports that the spy whose convic lion cost him his acquired Brit ish nationality would go to join his father in the Redheld Ger man city of Leipzig on his re lease through the Stalheim resort hotel in which 130 Americans were staying Seven bodies un identified were found and six or seven persons were missing some hours after the blaze a police spokesman said About 35 persons were injured SAM D AT El 951251 either by the flames or by jumping from hotel windows The police spokesman said missing persons may not have perished in the flames Five Teenagers Injured in Crash of Car at Durant DURANT Iowa Durant teenagers were injured Monday night one of them seri ously when their car went out of control and rolled over on a county road near here David Grimm 13 was hospi talized with head and arm in juries He was reported in sat isfactory condition The other four suffered only minor injuries They were Merna 18 sister of David and driver of the car Ronald Mueller 12 and two sisters Gloria Andersen 15 and Jeraldine Andersen 13 The car was demolished KILL BRITISH CAIRO Fedayeeli raiders killed five British soldiers in the southern Arabian state Muscat and Oman semiofficial Middle East News Agency reported Monday r ;