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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 3, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspa Edited for UTY jLOBEUAZETTE HI N I WS t A E t T H AT MAKES A L L NORTH IOWANS NEIGH BO US HOME EDITION VOL LXII PreM mad United Prwu ruB Seven Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 3 of Two SectionsSection m Continued ns SHE ICED ITVirgmia Heiminges who clinched Maynards thrfflfog 5154 victory over Grafton in the girls state basketball tourney Friday night gets hues and tosses by teammates Dorothy Fettkether left and Marlene Becker Maynard thus meets Garrison m Saturday night Details on the sports page 17 on in Ocean Wreckage of Air Force Craft Found LONDON ShA3U S Air Force Globemaster with 17 persons aboard crashed in the North At lantic off Iceland Friday night at almost the spot the same plane narrowly escaped disaster a week ago An Air Force spokesman here said radio messages from a weather ship reported finding the first bit of wreckage from the fourengined plane We know now the Globemas ter crashed into the the spokesman said The plane had left the Kefla vik Iceland airport Friday bound for New York Bottle Found An oxygen bottle part of the planes equipment was recov ered and showed extensive traces of fire the spokesman said The bottle was up by the weather ship Alpha about 250 miles west of the Iceland coast That was hear the position where the plane sent May Day distress sig nals shortly before midnight The last message said three of the planes four engines had failed and itwas losing altitude rapidly r Down Forger Chops Oft Aims to Go Straight SAN JOSE Calif Mullen H has a long record of forgery eon victions but meant it when he wrote Judge Wil liam F James he was going to cut off his writing finger Judge James hurriedly checked the jail Friday after receiving this note I know you wont be lieve thief tike me but to show that Im sincere Im going to cut off my writing finger P When you re ceive this the finger will be Jailers said 31 walked Into the kitchen got a meat cleaver and lopped off hfs right index finger at the first joirrtv Dispatches from Reyjavik said the Alpha alsd picked up burned fragments of plywood near the last reported position of the Globemaster Eight planes scanned the area Saturday and joined by eight others at daybreak The U S Air Force sent search and rescuecraft from both sidesof the Atlantic i Helped Search The fact that Iceland has near ly 12 hours of daylight at this thei year helped ui the search but the weather was des cribed by an Air Force spokes man as pretty Eventual destination of the Globemaster was reported to have been WarnerRobbins Air Force Base in Georgia One week ago the same C124 transport developed e n g i n e trouble in roughly the same posi tion off Iceland and was shep herded in by airsea rescue planes Most of the 17 persons aboard were American airmen enroute from Iceland to Goose Bay Lab rador and then to New York HOUSES CRUSHED WALLACE Idaho and rain touched off an avalanche of snow that crashed intp a string ol 30 frame houses Friday com pktely burying S of them Ty nas refusedto give Israel any specific idea of when Secretary of State John Foster Dulles Friday rejected Israelis demand for a flat yes or no ans wer Dulles also said in a letter t6Hfive congressmen that any ship ment of arms to Israel at present would not be conducive to achieving Israeli Hopes for Arms at New Low WASHINGTON Israeli hopes of buying 64 million dollars worth of cutrate fell to a new low Saturday The United States in two moves made it unmistakably clear that it doesnt plan to sell Israel arms at present And although sale of arms at a future date is still pos sible the United States apparent About The Weather Mason City windy and mild with occasional showers Saturday night low Sun day decreasing cloudiness and turning cooler high 4045 Iowa cloudy Saturday night and Sunday with scattered showers beginning northwest Saturday night and moving to southeast Sunday Windy Sun day Mild Saturday night turn ing colder by Sunday evening Low Saturday night in 30s Minnesota colder Globe r Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Satur day Maximum 51 Minimum 23 At 8 a m 23 YEAR AGO Maximum 38 Minimum 29 Letter From Way to Bulganin WASHINGTON Presi dent Eisenhower is sending Sov iet Premier Nikolai Bulganin a friendly letter reported to call for a new try at EastWest dis armament t Officials said the letter also re jects for the secondtime Bulgan ins proposal for a 20year Amer icanSoviet treaty of friendship The Presidents message is ex pected to be delivered to the Kremlin within a day or two by Ambassador Charles E Boh len A delay in delivery was caused by technical transmission difficulties between Washington and the Embassy in Mos Officials disclosed Friday night the heart of the Presidents reply toBulganins Feb 1 letter was said to stress the nefor disarma ment especially action on Mr Eisenhowers open skies proposal test new plea will come later this month at a London meeting of the fivenation United Nations Dis armament Subcommitte Ameri can Soviet British French and Canadian delegates will renew then their marathon search for disarmament steps The Presidents letter to Bul ganin will complete the second round of their current correspon dence which began with a letter from Bulganin School Board at Osage Drops Ban on Prep OSAGE The Osage School Board has dropped against high school marriages which had been in effect since last No A recent ruling of the Iowa at torney generals office held that the board has no power to bar a student merely because he or she ismarried v The bah was imposed original ly when the board discovered that one high school girl already was married her sister was engaged and a third girl was contemplat ing an early marriage A legal question of the boards powers was said to have been raised by the mother of a high school graduate who was dating a girl junior student The attorney generals office Held the ban was and therefore unenforceable The board still feels it is said High School Princi Lawyer Goodwins to Testify at Monday Hearing WASHINGTON a switch in plans Senate in vestigators have decidecl to pursue further a conflict in testimony about the activities of John M Neff in Iowa is the Lexington lawyer and lobbyist for the Superior Oil Co of California whose offer of a campaign contribution to Sen Francis Case RSD has beenprobed by a special Senate committee headed by Sen George Announcing another public hearing for Monday morning the committee said at least two additional witnesses were being called testify That action came Fri day a few hours after George had formally declared the hearings ended One witness the committee said is Wendell Edson Storm Lake Iowa lawyer The other is Mrs Robert K Goodwin Des Moiries wife of the Repub lican national committeeman Other witnesses also may be Million Suit Filed Against Negro Group 4 Say They Were Falsely Accused and a truck driver sued for million Fri day claiming they had been alsely accused of being mob members at the University of Alabama Four identical suits each for 1 were directed against the National Assn for the Ad vancement of Colored People three NAACP attorneys Mrs Pol iie Ann Hudson and Miss Auth erine J Lucy Contempt Chargei All stemmed from charges con tained in a contempt of court proceeding filed in federal court by Miss Lucy Feb 9 In that court action Miss Lucy named Earl and Ed Watts and Kenneth Thompson construc tion workers in Tuscaloosa arid R E Chambliss Birmingham a truck driver as members of the mob Each now asserts in the civil damage suit that the charges were false and known to be false and were the results of a conspiracy by the NAACP and the others named Trial Demanded The suits were filed in the Jef ferson County Birmingham Cir cuit Court and each demanded a trial before a jury Miss Lucy the first Negro ever enrolled at Alabama was per manently expelled on disciplin ary grounds by the universitys trustees at a secret meeting Wed nesday The 26yearold former school teacher originally had been sus pended by the trustees on Feb 6 after students and outsiders lad rioted for three days protest ng her admission After the suspension Miss Lucy asked the federal court here to cite 13 university officials and trustees together with the four who filed the suits for contempt She charged they had conspired o bar her from the campus by using the mob action as a cun ning heard At issue reopened hear ings is whether Neff went once or twice to Des Moines to see Good and he offered to Marilyn Shonka Is Miss Drake of 1956 DES MOINES UP Shonka 20yearold Drake sopho more from Pocohontas Friday night was named Miss Drake of f ivin make a contribution to the re election campaign of Sen Hick enlooper Two Visits r Goodwin swore that Neff had made two visits to him in an ef fort to arrange an appointment with Hickenlooper On the first lip Goodwin said Neff offered a contribution and on the second trip a campaign donation Goodwin said he re jected both offers Neff denied offering any contri bution to Goodwin and testified he had been to state GOP official only once on Nov 4 At a public hearing Friday Neffs lawyer Ivan D Evans of Brok threeaffi cfavits challeriiurijf ness of Goodwins testimony while Goodwin reiterated it Committee Counsel Charles W Steadman said the committee un derstood that Mrs Goodwin had listened in on an extension line in her home when her husbanc talked by telephone with Evans on Feb 19 The conversation related to what Goodwin and Neff had saic to each other arid Goodwin anc Evans have given conflicting ac counts of it At Fridays hearings Evans son John H Evans read an affidavit supporting his fath ers version He said he had been present when hisfather talked to Goodwin by phone Clear Up Points Steadman said that Edson also was being called in connection with the conflict of testimony but he declined to say in just what way it was expected that Edson might help to clear up the points at issue While the George committee kept its investigation open an other special committee reported making progress on working out rules to govern a much broader investigation it is to make of lob bying and campaign contribu ions However no further develop ments were expected until next week since Sen Gore a cy figure was called home by ibe illness of his 86yearold father SHOW OFF PAW PAW Mich Preib an eye doctor drives an automobile bearing license num ber SM2020 CLOUDY I pal Ira Eden Mapping Plan to Heal Baghad Pact Rift LONDON Minis ter Anthony Eden was reported Saturday to have communicated with President Eisenhower on steps to prevent Jordans firing of Lt John Bagot Glubb from wrecking the antiCommu nist Baghdad Pact British newspapers blamed KingHusseins summary dismis sal of the legendary Glubb as chief of staff of Jordans Arab Legion on Communist agents and Queen Mother Zein Glubb who admitted he was shocked by his ouster was sched uled to arrive in London Satur from Cyprus He is expected to report immediately to Eden and the Cabinet Husseins dismissal of Glubb was a blow to the position of the Western powers in Uie tension ridden Middle East as well as to waning British prestige The ouster of the pintsize Brit ish officer who spent 25 years building the Arab Legion into one of the finest military forces in the Middle East was hailed by the Arab states which are violently opposed to the Baghdad Pact Iraq is the only member of the eightrnation Arab League which is a signatory to the Baghdad Pact The pact links Iraq Tur key Iran Pakistan and Great Britain Britain and the United States already were reported to be mov ing fast to ensure that Western plans for the elective regional defense system jn the Middle East does not collapse under the wave oC Arab nationalism WHATS ALL THE 17Sat Carlos looks nonplussed as firemen and police work to free his leg from a fourinch wandered away from his mother while she was shopping and promptly got himself in the above predicament He was trapped for 35 minutes More AcftorTori Political Front i Bj PRESS Adlai E Stevenson bore doW Friday on the Presiden Eisenhowers health while Sen Estes Kefauver DTenn raked th Republican administration for what hecalled its methods of propa ganda procrastination and While the rival candidates for the Democratic presidential nom nation followed separate campaign trails in Minnesota and Eisenhowers riam MiLac f was entered formally in the Call tJUlQry fliKeS TOT fornia and Wisconsin primaries From two quarters came thir party stirrings Some leaders of group called For America se in motion aplan designed to thnn Hikes for Some Employes of State Likely DES MOINES W Salary in crease rewards are in the off ing for certain state employe who have performed extraordin arily meritorious State Comptroller Glenn D Sarsfield said Saturday He explained that the pros pects arise out of the Iowa Ex ecutive Councils action in mak mg the first broad upgrading o state employe salary brackets since 1952 However relatively few are in irie for immediate pay boosts h e comptroller emphasized They are lower echelon clerica imployes He related that the councils action eventually be financially lelpful to the majority of about fulltime state employes all over Iowa These include dep uties to elective state officials and range on down through the entire state payroll The excep iohs or the minority are those vhose salary brackets have been revised upward in recent months Because of technicalities arid budgetary limitations Sarsfield explained only a comparatively ew can expect prompt boosts in neir paychecks Those who do jret raises will be from about o a month better off Earlham Man Killed in Kansas Accident ASHLAND Kan I Von Rentzell 53 Earlham owa was injured fatally late rriday in a traffic accident four miles southwest of here He died about hours later in a hospi al the November election into the House of Representatives Thi object Election of a conserva tive to the White House In South Carolina former Gov James F Byrnes indicated a new southern states rights party ma De formed if the Democrats and Republicans pledge drastic ac ion against the southern states in efforts to court minority voting groups Byrnes said he wouldn je a delegate to the Democratic national convention at Chicago in August SpYcia Stevenson told Minneapolis audienceheujiderstands thecon dition under which Eisenhower agreed to a second term is thai he special arrangements thai made to accommodate him during his illness and convales cence must be made Kefauver did not touch on the lealth issue but he djd lash out at the Eisenhower administration brwhat he termed itsfailureto neet the nations needs at home and abroad Kefauvers name was entered Friday in New Jerseys April 17 presidential preference primary State Chosen On the Republican side Thomas E Stephens a former appoint ment secretary to Eisenhower lew to California Friday with a paper giving the Presidents igned consent to entering in that tates June 5 A 70mem ber Eisenhower delegate slate now is being chosen In GoW Walter JR neaded list of 30 Eisenhower elegate candidates who formally iled for the April 3 primary A few minutes earlier ohn Chappie an Ashland pub isher filed a full slate of dele ates in his own name as favorite on He said the slate is made up f persons supporting Sen Wil am F Knowland And Gov Theodore R McKel in of Maryland said in Annapo is he Eisenhowers name M be on the Maryland primary ballot May 7 SAMI MI death hi 34 COOPERS ARE THREE HOLLYWOOD WJActbr Jackie Cooper and his wife the former Barbara Kraus are parents of a son their first child The 6 pound 5 ounce boy was born Friday South in Defense of Ways Aim to Keep Segregation This Is third tides nn the Souths laterratinn prob By ROBERT Si BIRD New York Herald Tribune News Service Special to the MONTGOMERY Ala honeyed phrase around which the deep Souths battle against race ntegration is being fought U the southern way of The question arises what this Southern way of life that the anti integrationists are deter mined to preserve A good way for a northerner to tart a fruitful conversation with t southerner is to ask the ques ion that baldly It often stops the ioutherner for a moment and the answer frequently gets discursive lor the phrase sometimes seemi o mean different things to differ ent persons in the south Yet in the end the answer al ways boils down to this Tha Southern way of life ilse it may also mean entails Basically keeping the Negrpia lis status quo position preserv ing in other words racial segre gation States Rights The southerner may length the political doctrine of states rights with jnuch learning and with undoubted justice in many of the points he makes Or he may start oufby showing how the traditional paternalistic treatment of the Negroes by de cent white employers at different levels of southern society pro vides a benevolent social security system for the Negro and a work able understanding between white and Negro On the other hand the expori ent of the southern Way of may say quite frankly means keeping the Negro urhisi or lettinghim know cant talk Or he may as sert that he means white blood preserving the ivhite race from Northerners ought not to be quick in judging the especially in this oversimplified description of For there is something even deep er under the phrase the south ernway of Most he deep south haye an almost religious feeling about the phrase arid all that it connotes to and this calls for understanding L the north J i In the north although segrega ion is also practiced ma limited vay in many communities and small the prevailing Viewy point nevertheless can give mediate abstract recognitiwi to he civil rights of Negroes in this country Different the South mosst peoplehavej been Brought up from infancy to regard the Negro race as differ ent The idea of nly an experienced fact in their ives but has for them thesane ion of Tightness which their vhole heritage of culturalbeliefs give it This gives emotional lower beyond a northerners or linary understanding it is an motional concept comparable to tie sacredness of home and i And that idea is rooted through 11 the deep what also might be described as a deeply emembered experienced The otion held in the north that the outh has not forgotten the Civil Var is considered musing It isnt here These words w e r o written cross the street from the site the Confederate Govern ment its first offices A blocks away is the white illared capita 1 of Alabama urned by Federal troops where mbedded in marble bronze tar marking the spot on which efferson Davis took the oath as resident of the Confederacy On the capital lawn is a pyra mid of cannonballs used in the efense of Montgomery and this mound is shaded by trees brought ere from places in Virginia hich were battlefields on fl ;