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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 29, 1955, Mason City, Iowa Nortfc IWs Doily Newspaper MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE M I W I P A I I THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS HOME EDITION VOL LXI mm na LMM CMM MASON CITY IOWA WIDNISDAY JUNE 1ISS Thii of Two gtcUoai Bectloa OM Steel Settlement Still Sought AP Wirephoto SOUVENIRS OP section of wire fencing clothing and other articles were flung across telephone lines by a the Hollerege housing project Scottsbluff Monday Two persons were killed in the storm TRAGIC MISSION Helicopter Down in Search for 3 Missing Fliers YOKOSUKA Japan helicopter crashed Wednesday during the disasterplagued search for three Marine fliers missing in the Pa cific off Japan and the Navy announced that one of its four crew men is missing It was the third disaster of the week On Sunday a fighterbomber with two Marine officers aboard plunged into the sea off the mouth of Tokyo Bay Tuesday a fighterbomber of the vast search armada mists canic Oshima Island A hot summer sun had burned away the Pacific fog hampering the search for three missing Marine fliers but mounting seas and negative reports from search planes and ships dimmed hopes for their survival Refuse to Give Up Bearded and redeyed Air Force Army and Marine officers refused to give up though they were sleep less from continuous search opera tions since Sunday and the search went on Wednesday Then came the crash of the helicopter to give their morale another blow Faint radio signals from an elu sive rubber life raft had given tantalizing hope of success in the search for the Marines but the signals were not heard Wednesday A haze limited visibility to five miles Wednesday thoughthe dense fog had cleared But naval officers feared the haze and the rough seas would combine to make it possible to miss a liferaft as little as 100 yards off a search planes course Down at Noon The search had been broadened to seek the third missing Marine when the helicopter crashed The Marine helicopter flying from the deck of the USS White marsh a landing ship drydock went down at noon The three sur vivors were snatched from the water by another helicopter and flown to Yokpsuka Naval Hospi tal The missing crewman was not identified The helicopter crewmen rescued Guilty Plea Entered by 3 in Holdup OSCEOLA Iowa men pleaded guilty in justice court here late Tuesday to the holdup of a filling station and were bound over to district court They were held on bond each They were Bobby Frank Doby 24 Abilene Frank Wilson 23 Waco and Kenneth Ray McDonald 25 Shreveport La They were captured without resistance Monday by a 75man posse after their getaway car was found abandoned near Lucas The holdup men bound and gagged Gerald Scaddon 38 Osceola the service station attendant He was able to get free and notify au thorities Clark County Atty Ward Rey noldson said Tuesday night the men might be arraigned Thursday Ht said the three have indicated they would plead guilty 2nd Lt Robert Eugene Suedes son of Robert W Suedes Eathan Cpl Kyle Wayne Follett son of Harrison Alton Follett Fairview Utah and Cpl James Willard Hus kinson son of Emor James Huskin son Osage Wyo Believed Drowned The missing man was believed drowned when the helicopter ran out of gasoline near its mother ship and dropped into the sea One of the missing fliers was Lt Alan Murdock McAneny of Glenwood Gardens Yonkers N whose bride of three months Mar garet lives near Atsugi Naval Air Station northwest ofYokohoma She is the daughter of Bradley C Barnard publisher of the Rome Sentinel The two men he sought when he radioed his squadron leader he had lost him in the haze were Capt Hodgen P Montague of Jackson and 2nd W Bell 24 Wayzata son of Charles H Bell president of General Mills MOO IN PRIZiS DBS MOINES UP Iowa corn raisers are offered more than in cash prizes in the corn show at the 1955 Iowa State Fair officials said Tuesday All About The Weather Mason City Occasional showers Iowa Cloudy and showers Minnesota Mostly cloudy SHOWERS Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Wed nesday Maximum 83 Minimum 64 At 8 65 Precip YEAR AGO Maximum 88 Minimum 70 AT NEWS CONFERENCE President Calls Attack on Plane Local Incident WASHINGTON Eisenhower said Wednesday he was sure the Russians shooting down of a U S Navy plane was a local occurrence and not a matter of policy The Presidents statement was made at a news conference at which he also chided the Democratic controlled Congress for leav undone as he put it a long list of his legislative of them he declared vital to the nation In discussing the plane incident Eisenhower went somewhat fur ther than did Secretary of State Dulles who had said Tuesday that Some Water Restrictions AreRemoved Mayor George re moved restrictions Wednesday on the use of city water for air conditioning units and car wash ing The proclamation issued Monday banning unnecessary use of city water still applies to use of water for watering lawns and gardens he said As air conditioning came back into operation lowering the tem perature for workers indoors rain cooled the rest of the city and brightened lawns onwatered since Monday By noon Wednes day inches of rain had fal len on Mason City Mendon expressed apprecia tion of the cooperation given by citizens in meeting the present emergency and asked that Mason Cityans continue to re strict their use of water as much as possible Kills Four Then Turns Gun on Self CORA Wyo forest ranger a coroner a telephone operator and a lineman Wednesday pieced together a handful of clues in an attempt to learnevents that ied to an afternoon of horror and live violent deaths at the ranch lome of a The time of the horror was es tablished by a rural telephone operator She said she noticed at 4 p m last Friday that the tele shone at the ranch of Jack Alex ander was off the hook A few hours later a Pinedale telephone repairman disconnected lie line leading to the Alexander Ranch Others on the line had complained their telephone service iad been interrupted The repairman didnt take time to go on to the Alexander Ranch 3e was called away on other im portant work Tuesday forest ranger Darrol Fluckinger went to the Alexander lome to check some grazing per mits Then the ranger saw a man who be just relaxing in the The man was the body of F X OBrien of Miami Alex anders fatherinlaw Fluckinger then found the bodies of Alexander his wife Patricia 40 his daughter Grace 6 and finally his motherinlaw Mrs F X OBrien strewn around the sun baked ranch grounds A deer rifle lay beside Alex anders body Mrs OBriens body was found beside the disconnected telephone She apparently had been shot as she screamed into it for help Sublette County Coroner Francis Turner said Alexander apparently shot the other four then turned his deer rifle on himself tie believed no deliberate Soviet policy was involved Encouraging Attitude Eisenhower said it is very en couraging to note the attitude tak en by tht Soviet government which en by the Soviet government which dent and offered to pay half the damage The United States has not ac cepted the Soviet offer Eisenhower said his hopes for a solid accomplishment growing out of the Big Four conference to be gin in Geneva July 18 have risen in the past two months Ikes Remarks But he added that he still is try ing not to expect too much and that there is no doubt the Soviets are still wedded to the Marxist doc trine of world revolution The Presidents remarks about the way the Democrats in Congress have treated his legislative pro gram were in effect a reply to Democratic Senate Leader Lyndon Johnson who cited Congress rec ord Tuesday as the Presidents 1954 campaign decla ration that election of aDemo cratic Congress could lead to political cold war Also on the domestic front Second Term Eisenhower said with a laugh be was only kidding when he dropped some apparent hints during his New England trip that he might be thinking about running for a second term DixonYates Eisenhower said the administration has turned over to Congress every pertinent paper on the controyersial power project but that he flatly refuses to let in vestigators look at the administra tions files with all their confiden tial data on individuals Budget Director Rowland Hughes refused Tuesday to let Senate in vestigitors inspect unpublished documents relating to the Dixon Yates contract Sen Kefauver D Tenn in a Senate speech accused he President of seemingly trying to cover up a shocking piece of duplicity in negotiation of the contract Security Eisenhower said he has no objection to the proposal in longress for a bipartisan commis sion to investigate the govern ments loyaltysecurity program This administration he said has nothing to hide and is willing to cooperate with any properly con stituted investigating body Previ ously Eisenhower had said he saw no need for such a study The Senate has voted for crea tion of such a commission but the House has not yet acted SAME DATE195416S Blick Hit trmffle In 24 hours AP Wlrepholo MOLOTOV GOES TO THE M Molotov Soviet foreign minister listens as the program at a showing of Cinerama Holiday is explained to him by A Dobrijorin of the Soviet foreign ministry Molotov saw the movie in New York previous to his sailing Wednesday aboard the linerQueen Elizabeth At left is Georgi Zarubin Soviet ambassador to the Air Force Says It Has Best Bomber By ELTON C FAY WASHINGTON Air Force says it has in the B52 the best bomber in the world has fighters ready to move any where on the globe and is making advances in developing continent tocontinent missiles The outline of air strength was contained in the Defense Depart ment semiannual report released Tuesday It appeared coincident ally with a demand from a Demo cratic senator to Secretary of De fense Wilson to answer a dozen questions dealing with the equality and quantity of Russian planes and missiles The brief air section of the re port covering a sixmonth period ending last Dec 31 was written by Secretary Harold Talbott He said the program to build to a 137 wlng Air Force from a present strength of 121 wings has not been changed although it must constantly be revaluated in the light of growing Communist capa Talbott said the appearance soon of the Boeing eightjet B52 in the air fleet should be of great re assurance to our He said the North American su personicspeed jet fighter F100 is already here and the first squad ron has been activated and The research and de velopment he said is turning out newer and better fighters and missiles at a steady Safety Council Holiday Prediction 380 TRAFFIC DEATHS CHICAGO A July 4 weekend traffic dtith foil of 380 was forecast Widneiday by tht National Safety Council estimate covers the period from f p m Friday until midnight Monday and takes into account only immediate deaths and not those occurring later from injuries suffered over the weekend More than 40 million cars will be on the move over the holiday The council gave these safety suggestions Drive about 10 slower than normally to give time to react in an emergency Start your outing in plenty of time so therell be no need to hurry Dont compete for the right of way Pass cart singly and be sure you have clear margin of safety Slow down at sundown and avoid driving when sleepy or overtlrtd AMENDMENT Ikes Ator Ship WASHINGTON UftSenate Dem atomic peace ship project by one senators voting rallied to the Chief Both of Iowas Republican se voted with the minority as the Sen loopers amendment to add 21 millio bill for President Eisenhowers proposed demonstration peace ship Sen Anderson DNM said Wednesday in an interview the 4241 vote meant the plan was dead He said there will be prompt development of an economically feasible atomic engine for large ships Republicans had tried to put into an atomic energy construction bill 21 million dollars to build an atomic reactor for the demonstration vessel proposed by Eisenhower Stout Fight The President had urged his con gressional leaders to fight for his proposal and they put up a stout argument for it All votes against the ship were cast by Democrats A lone Demor crat Sen Thurmond of South Carolina voted with the Republicans Sen Fulbright DArkj rushed into the chamber at the last minute with the deciding no vote A 41st Republican Sen McCarthy of Wisconsin was present but declined to support the proposal At first he voted with the Democrats but later withdrew this to pair with the absent Sen H Alexander Smith A pair has the effect of canceling out opposing votes Nationwide Projects The bill authorizes for atomic projects throughout Peace ff I ect Sinks ocrats sank President Eisenhowers vote Tuesday after all Republican Executive nators Hickenlooper and Martin ate Tuesday rejected 4241 Hickenn dollars to the atomic construction nation Senate approval sent it back to the House for consideration of a minor Senate amendment When the House passed the atomic bill Monday Republican leaders there made no fight for titte ship The funds had been stricken out in committee Eisenhower disclosed his atomic ship plan at an Associated Press luncheon in New York April 25 He said the vessel could tour the world ports without refueling and could be fitted with exhibits to show this nations progress in peacetime atomic energy Be or Not to Be Cops Thats Question DBS MOINES Iowa attorney generals office Wednesday studied the question of whether the 1955 Legislature succeeded in legalizing caps and cap pistols as it had intended Linn County Atty Willis Glasgow who requested an opinion said the lawmakers did not change a section of the law barring the use of all fireworks including caps except in supervised exhibitions The attorney generals office said it would try to hand down a ruling before the July Fourth holiday weekend begins Friday The new law goes into effect July 4 Bomber Sen Jackson chairm a n of a military applications subcommittee of the Joint Congressional Atomic Committee made public a lengthy letter to Wilson saying he feared Russia will be our unquestionable superiors in air power within a few years At the Pentagon a spokesman said Jacksons letter had been received and referred to various officials for preparation of a Out Swearing Doesnt Pay at All SALT LAKE CITY WVMrs Ruth Uchida is trying to break herself of the habit of swearing She got no help Monday night from a burglar A piggy bank containing and a box in which Mrs Uchida drops a penny every time she cusses were taken from her apartment The box held 40 cents Its things like this that make a person Mrs Uchida said Herring Hits Legislatures Tax Boosts ONAWA State of Iowa was living beyond its IT IS LIVING BEYOND OURS Clyde L Herring Iowas 195 Democratic candidate for gover nor says Herring addressing a dinne sponsored by the Monona Count Democratic Central Committee an Young Democrat Club Tuesda criticized increased spending an tax boosts voted by the 1955 Repub icancontrolled Legislature Predicting a Democratic victorj in 1956 Herring declared A large majority of lowans an going to vote in opposition to the resent state administration ant he Legislature which placed added tax burdens on those lowans east able to bear the increase vith the same reckless abandon with which they welcomed Dag Herring also termed a warping and contorting of established law for the benefit of the lieutenan governor a recent attorney gen irals opinion holding it is legal for elective and appointive state anc county officials to sell materials o highway contractors on public jobs The ruling was made in response to an inquiry by Lt Gov Leo El thon who operates a crushed rock quarry Newsman Admits He Was Red WASHINGTON news correspondent Winston Burdett testified Wednesday that he was a member of the Communist Party from 1937 to 1942 and engaged in espionage abroad for the Commu nists Burdett told the Senate Interna Security Subcommittee he joinec the party when he was an editoria worker on the Brooklyn Daily Eagle in 1937 He named i2 other employes of the now de unct Eagle who he said also were members of the Communist unit on the newspaper The news paper ceased publication this rear The softspoken Columbia Broad casting System correspondent said he was sent abroad by the Com munists in 1940 ostensibly as a roving correspondent for the Eagle But he said he paid his own expenses and the newspaper knew nothing of his activities for the Communist Party Burdett who has been with CBS since 1942 said he broke with the arty in 1942 Since then he said has been a news corresponded or the network in the Middle East North Africa Europe and for the last four years in New York Agreement Seen Hard Worfc PITTSBURGH IBJohn A Ste icns top negotiator for Steel said Wednesday a peaceful ettiement in the steel talks can be chieved if both sides work hard nough and we both The big steel vice president said I pledge all my resources to con tinuous bargaining until the dead ine has approached and in the incere conviction we can Stephens statement was made a news conference It was im mediately interpreted in some uarters as meaning big steel was repairing a new offer to submit to the CIO United Steelworkers McDonald Statement Union President David J Mc onald at a news conference said I have just met with the unions egotiating committee and told them we have nothing new to re xrt since McDonald added It has been 22 hours since we ave heard from any of the steel ompanies We want to negotiate ut we are not being given the op rortunity to negotiate We mre vailable for immediate meetings We have not received even a tele ihone McDonald said We are making 10 arrangements to extend the His statement came hortly after many of the nation iteel mills began banking blast urnaces in face of the threatened strike at midnight Thursday He said the union has a tradition of No contract no The union previously had reject ed a IDcent offer from the major steel producing companies Meaning of Substantial Answering a query as to what he considers substantial he said Substantial is considerably above 10 After the brief meeting with the unions negotiators McDonald said instructed them to make ar rangements for an orderly shut down of the nations steel mills at midnight Thursday Earlier McDonald said Clifford Hood president of the Steel has falsely charged the un on is forcing an unnecessary strike m the McDonald said there is still time to conclude a Big steel began banking its big ilast furnaces Wednesday morning in preparation for the threatened trike Thursday Hood said Tuesday night that a nationwide steel strike was threat ned Makes Requtit McDonald requested the top offi ials of the steel industry to carry n the negotiations He named Roger M Blugh chairman of the oard of Steel Eugene Grace hairman of the board of Bethle em Steel Charles White presi ent of Republic Steel Ben Mor ell chairman of the board of ones and Laughlin Steel J L rtaute president of Youngstown sheet Tube and Joseph L Block of the Inland Steel Co McDonald in a prepared state ment added If Mr Hood were participating in the negotiations instead of pending his time going over pub licity releases In his headquarters e would know that the steelwork ers union is doing everything with in its power to avert a nationwide teel strike We call upon Mr Hood and oth r leaders of the to join us in the practical task of ham mering out an agreement that will e just and fair to the industry and o the State Income Tax Returns Not to Be Postcard Size DBS MOINES UP tate income tax returns will not be cut down to postcard size orms The Iowa Tax Commission topped the idea Tuesday and dered the state printing board to make up three million single sheet orms for 1955 tax returns Officials said it wts not possible o get all the information on a postal size form but said new orms 3tt by 11 Inches will be the simplest the state ever had Rep Jack Miller City had urged the smaller forms ;