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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 29, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the Home ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPIR T H A T MAKES ALL NORTH I OWANS N I I H B 0 S HOME EDITION VOL LXIH Associated Press and United Press Full Leasn Seven Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 29 Paper CousltU ol Two No Financial Troubles in State Some Agencies Running Short By DWIGHT McCORMACK DES MOINES iffi Signs of forthcoming financial distress for at least some state agencies in wucpftoto liext biennium are beginning FIERY END TO TRAINING FLIGHT This burnedout Eastern Airlines DC7B to show up even before the fiscal fourengine plane rammed into a parked Constellation at Miami International Air Perjod begins July i port Friday night after a training flight The pilot said his planes brakes failed as The 1957 Legislature attempted he attempted to stop Four crewmen escaped injury by sliding down arope from departmental appropria fnruratvl uons to hold the line The AP Wircphoto Audrey Death Toll of 250 Predicted By ART EVERETT LAKE CHARLES La Lake Charles American Press pre dicted Saturday the death toll from Hurricane Audrey in Louisi anas Cameron Pa ri s h would reach 250 Managing Editor Ken Dixon said his newspapers estimate well above the 150 set at present by Civil Defense officials was based on a survey of the entire area still lying under tide waters from the Gulf of Mexico Mayor Sidney Gray clarified his earlier estimate that the death toll now stands at 150 He rea soned that the figure might not include the 61 bodies already re covered Principle Task Civil Defense workers said food and water are no longer problems Cameron where some 400 per sons still await evacuation The principletask nowL they said is movingheavy equipment into the area to aid in clearing away heavy debris There was still no information on damage at Black Bayou the Civil Defense Office saidNo fig ures were available on the tiny fishing community which isnt evenon the official state map A dragline and heavy crane were loaded on a barge in hopes that the heavy moving equipment could be moved into the area a mass of devastation and destruc tion from the winds and pounding water TVo Still in Hospital After 3Car Crash Twopersons remained hospital ized Saturday morning at Park Hospital following a threecar col lision iate Friday afternoonat Georgia and 1st SE Eleven per A la e report on the missing isons received injuries in the crash not including in the death toll es An emergency operation was performed Friday night on Edwin Smith 37 Rudd one ofthe in jured Smith suffered a ruptured spleen chest bruises and inter nal injuries and was listed in fair condition by hospital author Death Estimates About The Weather Mason City Few scattered showers and thunderstorms late Saturday evening and night low near 60 Sunday partly cloudy with few widely scat tered showers in vicinity high in 80s Iowa Partly cloudy Saturday night low 5868 Scattered show ers Sunday Minnesota Partly cloudy Sunday afternoon Fair Saturday night and Sunday morning GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday J Maximum Friday 78 Minimum Friday Night 55 At 8 am Saturday 70 YEARAGO Minimum 62 timates was 200 to 300 made by the Civil Defense Office for Re gion 5 at Dallas Estimates at the number ol dead ran as high as 150 to 167 the Dallas CD office said President Eisenhower desig nated the battered sections of the Texas and Louisiana coasts as major disaster areas and ex pressed his deepest sympathy to the people left without homes For picture S3c page 16 ities His wife Ruby 37 Rudd suffered a fractured pelvis and ouiicicu a natiiucu peivjs anu their families scattered and misswas considered in good condition lng Saturday morning At Gettysburg Pa the Presip0Jice officers said cars driven dent told newsmen he had re ceived a report that 211 persons were known dead in Louisiana He did not elaborate on the report but said the situation is worse than they thought 6000 Died in Worst Hurricane B THE ASSOCIATED PRESS by Zell Rosetta Snell 74 328 24th S W John F Treps 51 Milwau kee and Smith collided at the intersection of Georgia and 1st S E The Snell car headed south on S Georgia and collided with the Smith car headed west on 1st S E The Smith car was whichwas being driven east on ist s E Mrs Snell was fined and costs in Judge B R Dunns po charge after the car she was driving was involved in the accifishing dent Officers said the two driv ers reported Mrs Snell drove Smlth Tale of Terror in Flood Told PECAN ISLAND La Sixtyoneyearold S o s t h e nve Broussard told the United Press how his daughter saw three of her children drown arid a fourth die of a snake bite Broussard andhis family were clinging to part of a house being carried away by floodwaters in Cameron La I to pull myself to the roof and hold the baby he said Then a big wave came and knocked me hard The baby got awayI tried to cath her but 61yeaYold grandfather wenton wife lost Laressa and only saved herself by grab binghold of a piece of electric wire which was hanging on the side of thehouse Veronica lost her hold on my neck Before I could catch her she was gone By daylight Friday Broussard said moccasins as big asyour arm were swimming around us I was bitting them with a brush to keep them away from us Some of them so tired from swimming I could pick up and throw away But theywould come to get on us or anything to get but of the water Steven grandson was bitten on the right ear by one of the poisonous snakes A boat finally rescued the fam ily When we got in the am bulance at Little Prairie Brous sard said the boy was talking out of his head and he was turn ing purple The boy died before are we are alive Loveless Guest of Gov Hodges urday following a twoday sightmgher and operating costs are in 3Tlf1 fictiin rr tricif ATrt seeing and fishing visit to North creasing Carolinas Outer Banks H to The winds were accompanied by floods Another hit Florida in 1928 costing a possible 2500 lives in the Lake Okeechobee and Palm Beach areas Two yesrs earlier in 1926 Florida had been hit by another hurricane that caused 400 fa talities in the Miami Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale areas A hurricane unexpectedly swinging north in 1938 struck Long Island N Y and New England It caused 600 deaths and 250 million dollars in prop arty damage In 1954 two hurricanes hit northeast United States and Canada Carol in August caused 68 deaths and Hazel in October caused 177 KILLED IN MISSOURI LANCASTER Mo UP Floyd Kline 53 Des Moines was kiled Friday night his car went out of control on US 63 about four miles south of here and skidded into a ditch SAME their fishing trip amounts provided may fall short of making ends meet There are two alternatives De partment heads who feel a pinch could go to the Iowa Legislative Interim Committee and ask allo cations from its twomilliondollar emergency or contingency fund Or an appeal could be made to a special legislative session if one is held next September as is an ticipated Bonus Board Last month the Iowa World War I Bonus Board asked the committee to give it some money Frost Patterson board secretary said his agency would need more than the Legislature supplied He explained an increase is ex pected in the number of veterans orphans who will qualify for scholarships provided by the board The committee rejectee the request because the Legisla ture had turned it down Earlier Depart ment of Buildings and Grounds asked the committee for financial help The result was a gentle mens agreement to give immed iate but temporary financial aid if such an allocation is legal Asst Atty Gen H R Dvorak gave the committee an offthe opinion He said such an al location is not within the commit tees authority statementagreedwith one given the the same day by Asst AltyGen OscarStrauss StrausSr a proposal that the committee provideadidtional funds needed to completethe financing of a hospital addition project at the State University of Iowa Only in Emergency In both instances the assistant attorneys general said the com mittee cannot make allocations except for emergencies The com mittee also has been advised that it cannot provide funds for pur poses which the Legislature re jected and it cannot supplement a legislative appropriation Thisis despite the fact that the committee made up of members of the Senate and House serves forthe Legislature between ses But even if it werent for the legal prohibitions put on the com mittees allocations the commit tee has given clear evidence of what its policy will be sion the members agreed that requests for additional funds from state agencies for general operr ating purposes would be given a flat turndown Minimum Needs In a preview of the situation early this month State Comptrol ler Glenn D Sarsfield said The governors recommenda tionsto the Legislature on depart Testifies Nickerson I Valueless to Service SCENE OP CRASH A Belmond farm wife Mrs Robert Finn 44 was killed Fri day afternoon when her car was struck by a 12car freight train a mile north of jseirnond ihe accident occurred at a gravel road crossing leas than two miles from ner home The car wasdragged more than 600 feet from the point of impact MRS ROBERT FINN KILLED Belmond Farmwife 7 of 5 to Die in Traffic Accidents Trial of Colonel N ear End Commander Is Last Witness BULLETIN HUNTSVILLE UP A 10man court martial board Saturday sentenced Col John C Nickerson Jr to su spended from rank for to forfeit a month for 15 months and to be HUNTSVILLE Ala oriel John Nickersons command ing officer testified Saturday tht colonel has no future value to the service Mnj Gen John Medaris head of the Army ballistics missile agency at Huntsville was final witness in Nickersons court martial for giving out missile se crets Medaris said Nickersons use of the secrets to protest aPentagon decision giving the air force priority for intermediate missiles was diametrically opposed to his instructions Medaris a handsome 55year old former ordnance officer ia North Africa said he had called his staff including Nickerson to gether and warned them not to A Bermdntt farm wife waTone of five persons to meet death in Iowa traffic accidents Friday and Sat urday to boost the states toll for the year to 323 The dead were Mrs Robert CLaura Finn 44 Belmond Ed ivin Hinman25 Alexandrie Va and his 3yearoid daughter BaV bara Wendell Monson 33 Ltvor morc and Deloris Hanson Humboldt Mrs Finn met instant death late Friday afternoon when a car she was driving on a rural road a mile north of Belmond was struck North Iowa Aviation Day Schedule SATURDAY pm Banquet in airport terminal Gen Robert E L Eaton guest spsaksr SUNDAY to am Flight breakfast for flyIns and general pub lie in east hangar ajn to pm Static display of military and civilian aircraft in area northof terminal 8am Protestant and Catholic religious services in shade of military aircraft 1 pm Start of model airplane contest west of terminal broadside by a Rock Island freight Ujifn The accident occurred at gravel road crossing less than two miles from her home Blw Whittle Engineer J T Westrem Dows said he blew his whistle but the woman apparently did not hear it or sea the train Highway patrol men said Mrs Finns car was dragged more than 600 feet down the tracks Her body was found at the just 105 feet from the crossing Shehadbeen driving west when the accident occurred Patrolman Al Sparby Clarion who investigated said there was no readily apparent explanation for its cause While weeds at the crossing were fairly tall he said their height was not sufficient to conceal the approach of the train and it was not late enough in the afternoon that the sun would hamper the vision of a westbound car She is survived by her husband and three A daughter Ellen who was graduated from pm Concert north of terminal by Offutt Air Base Band 2 pm Dedication north of terminal of Mason City Ground Observer Post pm Demonstration hv JRSUh A g v kg a freshman in Belmond High School in the spring another daughter Carol But with the reductions voted tO have to somewhere Stream mony from the Interim coast Committee or from any special lature urn Sarsfield made a tabulation uii kjaionciu indue a laumauon The best catch was reported by showing that the amount was Dubby ONeill son of Ohio Gov C WH 1 i a m ONeill Dubby bagged a 20pound dolphin 51049838 short of the governors budget The annual appropriation on which the departments have iTjiivil me Lmtrma nave Several of the governor slbeen operating the last two years headed for home after the trip but the rest indicated they would complete the weekend here totaled 811754929 When the committee set its pol icy there were comments from Li 111 In addition to Kodges and some members Jo the effect that ONeill the others were Govs Pat MacNichols of Colorado Herschel Loveless of Iowa George Docklug of Kansas Or ville Freeman of Minnesota Wil liam G Straiten of Illinois J Hugo Aronson of Montana J E Davis of North Dakota Joe J Foss of South Dakota George Clyde of Utah and GeorgeBell Timmerman Jr of South Caro lina departmental requests for com mittee allocations could be ex pected 3 pm Helicopter demonstration north of terminal pm Square dancing demonstration on ramp in front of terminal pm Flyovers by jet aircraft ing Aviation Day in Mason City Gleaming jets and transports from Air JForce bases in Iowa Minnesota and Wisconsin touched down at the Mason City municipal airport Saturday as the North t auxiiuu Iowa Day slipped intoPlanes and peer in the cockpits I Of 1 ITS 1 H Vt ArA J J t data He would be dismissed Near Bellevue service and imprisoned for 30 years if given the max Hinman and his daughter were jmum sentence killed and three persons injured Nickerson and others have Band concerts will be held twice Sunday and the Waverly drill team will put on a performance for what Aviation Day officials hope will be a crowd of 25000 Model airplane contests will open early in the afternoon and later will come helicopter and square dancing demonstrations Beginning at and until they leave around the military aircraft will be on exhibit for the general public Youngsters can climb up the sleek aluminum in a headon auto collision on High way 52 seven miles north of Belle vue early Saturday the roles and missions controversy raging in the Pentagon Warrmd Hlnr Nickerson later called upon him personally Medaris said to sug gest taking action and he agaia warned him to stay out of it A member of the court martial Brigadier General Charles Chase asked Medaris to estimate Nick erasons future value to the Army In the light of what happened I Said Medaris I would say has no future value to the serv ice When Medaris1 completed the testimony is controversial ourtmartial of the freewheel ing colonel is expected to head For a fast windup possibly by late Saturday The defense rested its case at midafternoon Friday It had pre sented only four of the 14 wit nessc it had planned fo call Government Rests Shortly thereafter Lt Co Wil liam G Barry the prosecutor announced that the government would rest after Maj Gen John B Medaris the courtmaritial will retire to Fix punishment when Medaris leaves the stand Nickerson 41 year old West jwho will be a sophomore in the fall and a son Robert who will Pointer pleaded guilty at ihe out be a freshman in hieh school set lne trial to 15 counts of Funeral arrangements are pendlaxity in handling secret defense given considerable testimony on what they said is the Air Forces effort to take over the Armyi gram Listed in critical condition at a long range ballistics missile pro Bellevue hospital were Mrs Hin man about 23 and the driver of the other car Joseph Monnen 24 Mrs Hinman suffered two broken legs and internal injuries Monnen received chest and face injuries The driver of Ihe Hinman car Leland Hiriman Oak Forest 111 a brother of Edwin was not in of Three Girls Released After Breakin CHARLES CITY 14year gear j Or they can nose around the Due in from Santa Barbarajsports car exhibit that is also Calif is Maj Gen Robert E Llplanned along with the latest Eaton commander of the Tcnthjcivilian aircraft i 1J3U1I oiretIU Air Force and guest speaker at Even religious services will bcjFelderman said it appeared one uiuiuci ui jiuivju HUL in uii x ijyear jured seriously Another of Edwin Rock Falls girl one of a trio T TTIJTli n Ir Hinmans daughters Corrine also escaped serious injuries Fell Asleep Jackson County Sheriff Lorcn Saturday nights banquet jheld starting at 8 am in the Other military personnel ihat shade of the giant military air will work toward making Sunday craft a gala affair for North Iowa is the Offutt Air Force Base band YOUNG TALENT CHARITABLE CHICAGO UP Suburban Skokie boasts a little theater group that is literally little Four 10yearold girls wrote pro from Omaha and the 788th AC and W Drill Squadron from Wav erly Sunday morning civilian aircraft will start winging into Bryan of Phoenix Ariz won the municipal airport for the the tortuous 500mile Monza duced and staged a play and Sports Bulletin MONZA Italy iff Jimmy of the drivers fell asleep at the wheel He said both drivers would be questioned Monson and Miss Hansen were killed in an auto accident on a gravel road in Humboldt Cotinty near Dakota City early Friday The sheriffs office at Humboldt said the bodies were found by a farmer living near the scene The car in which the couple was ni vvmic IIIUIKO me vai in coupie wa1 am flight breakfast that gets International Auto Race evidently had been travel Aviation Day off to a flying start day pushing his white Kuxma ing at high speed officers said I ll i 4 IJA ntS day will come thick and fast age who early Friday morning broke into the Jack and Jill Market here was released in her parents custody late Friday to return home until disposition is made of her part in the brcakin Two Mason City girls 12 and 13 will remain in the county jail here according to Police Chief Kermit R Binger as they re fused to go home with their par ents who came here early Friday morning after being notified All three are charged with breaking and entering in the nighttime It is estimated that the girls hadloaded merchandise in the stolen car amounting to S6S28 mi6anhour Driver lost control and and had taken approximately ir J the auto overturned in cash ;