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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 19, 1956, Mason City, Iowa We Really Want YOU Icison City North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANI NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION AwocUted Frew and FuU Seven a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH 19 1956 Asks Paper Consists of Two One No 139 2 Sentenced After Fatal Road Crash Years Toll Is 145 Boost in Foreign Aid By THE ASSOCIATED PfiESS An 18yearold Iowa City girl state basketball tournament with her parents and friends was one of five persons killed in weekend highway accidents in Iowa The five deaths boosted the 1956 Iowa motor vehicle death toll to 145 On this date a year ago the total was 103 The Iowa City girl killed was Mary Jane Shannon a senior at St Marys High School She was riding in a car with her parents and Mrs Dean Shannon and Mr and Mrs Reynolds Prybil and theirdaughter Patty 17 also of Iowa City Polk County Deputy Sheriff Don Peterson said the Iowa City car was struck from the rear by an auto driven by Nicolas Rodriquez 21 Des Moines Rodriquez was sentenced to 30 days in jail Sunday after he pleaded guilty to reckless driving in connection with the crash He was driving a car owned by Sal vador Chia also of Des Moines Chia who was riding with him pleaded guilty to aUowing a per son to drive in a reckless mannei and also was sentenced to 30 days in jail by Justice Al Hoard Nadine Kamberling 17 a Me chanicsville High School senior was killed in a twocar collision One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE WTAD Qulncy 930 Sunday KGLO ISM Sunday W01 Ames 640 Thursday WSBt City 910 Saturday Our New West Point of the Air THE United States is on its way to having a third truly dis tinguished service academy This isnt something I read or learnec about by hearsay Its something I saw at close range when with a company of some twenty other lowans this past week I visited the U S Air Academy at Lowry Field Colorado From the two generals who will give top guidance to the new in stitution I learned what is hoped for as the lusty infant now in swaddling clothes grows to ma turity and moves from what is most satisfactory temporary quarters into a home which when completed will involve a financial outlay of more than a quarter oi a billion dollars The overall mission of the Air Force Academy has been dis tilled by Gen Reginald C Har mon first superintendent anc bis associates into this language To provide instruction experi ence and motivation to each cadet so that he will be gradu ated with the knowledge and the qualities of leadership required a junior officer of the United States Air Force and with a basis for continued development throughout a lifetime of service to his country leading to readi ness for responsibilities as a fu ture air Must Have the Material It follows that you dont ar rive at such a lofty goal as that without some good raw material on which to work And that it impressed me and my colleagues on this little been achieved to a remarkable extent in this first class of 300 cadets now reduced by about 25 by the several attritional always operate when youre deal ing with a group of human be ings As you know the permanent site of the Air Force Academy is to be some 80 or 90 miles south of Denver at a point north of Colo rado Springs The plot acquired for this purpose exceeds acres Access to adjacent for est preserves in the foothills will stretch this area to any extent that may be needed Selection of the Colorado site was made by a special commit tee which included President Virgil M Hancher of the Univer sity of Iowa and Col Charles A Lindbergh Appointment was by Air Force Secretary Harold E Talbott Six other sites were care fully considered by the five com mitteemen Alton and Gen eva were the last alternate sites eliminated In a Mountain Setting At present the Colorado Springs site is not far out of the blue print stage There has been much controversy and perhaps a bit of delay over what style of architecture would be most ap propriate in a site which snuggles beneath Pikes Peak and some of the other towering Rocky Moun tains Members of the pioneer fresh CONTINUED ON PACE 2 at Mechanicsville Sunc She was a passenger in a car driven by Marilyn Weber 19 also of Mechanicsville which collided with an auto driven by Don Licht 19 of Lowden Ronald Kindred 21 who lived with his parents on a farm near Weidon was kille3 early Sunday when an auto he was driving col lided with a truck 11 miles north of Leon on Highway 69 The truck loaded with cattle was driven by Lennie Speegle 41 Waverly Raymond Gansemer about 50 Holy Cross was killed Saturday night when his car missed a dead end curve and plowed into an em bankment a mile west of Clayton He was alone in the car Joseph F Preston 29 a native of Sioux City had been living in Pueblo was killed late Saturday in a twocar crash on highway 30 between Cedar Rapids and Toledo Even the Russians Fail fo Make Sense of Atom Plant Ban LONDON Britain opened her top atomic energy reseach plant to former Soviet Premier Georgi Malenkov Monday But she made American correspond ents and other newsmen wait outside You will be allowed to see Dido the heavy water pile but you can see nothing a British official told newsmen at the Harwell plant We are sor ry but security rules are secur ity Kim Beliaev correspondent for the agency Tass laughed in the officials face You amaze said You let all these Russian scientists in Do you think they understand less about atomic secrets than American corres pondents AP Wirephoto DEATH AFTER WRONG is the car in which Mary Jean Shannon 18 Iowa City died Saturday night on Highway 6 west of Des Moines Her parents made a wrong turn on leaving the city and headed west instead of east Noted Author Crowds Sirens Horns Welcome Hoyfield Five Bromfield Is Dead at 59 entific tion Bromfield BkOMFItELD come a writer his ished in 1926 ture was based UKAKfc were almost Staff choosing their big S Ohio Louis oted author lecturer itionist who contribew principles to sciling died Sunday er and kidney I o w a City St Marys won the boys state class B basketball title but its a safe bet that their homecoming didnt surpass that given the Hayfield High School squad here Sunday basketball season Number one was be ell in the district fim the trip to Des Moin her two was the trip it Five of the top six s bers are seniors Only 2rprize winning novmitted to 25 cars a fire engine and a state highway patrolman Lackore will be year The others said to go to college after from high school in J Rousing music for t was provided by the Timers Band with a of Forest City band used to round out the fc Feb 28 for treatnologus serum jaunit the last 24 hours of na and died at 59 suffered from secondary to cars bringing the squad home from Des Moines at Klemme on Highway 69 about The caravan moved on through downtown Garner with horns blaring and sirens screaming The string of cars and myel o m a steadily on the way to on the pi H voiving picking up additions Elmer Urich p Jl bone every crossroad Garner Chamber m Dr C A 50 cars pulled up at Roy Schram dean of High School for a City Henry State honor of the of the F rj sitys College of Medicine said ml Born in Hats Squad members wore their of Commerce Representative from County Frank Truest field Ohio warmup jackets of schools a V 27 1896 he those colorful real other represents J solved at 16 that Des Moines stores and Mason City study mad to the teenagers Better D farming icll University for a ided instead to bringing the squad members home were still painted were proba teams in the Des Moil Hayfield and said Urich bi painted on the vel The Green Bay ill Ill In TQO4 when they left for the were winne uuiioijcu in ric the Pulitzer Prize irly Autumn Hayfield lost in the first round of the tournament to commented Sch Nelson said Politic tng to do with getting Catholic 4640 But Des Moines They trips to make any difference to d what is fans They still was the first y n novel The home the that Hayfield ha Interviews About 250 basketball fans state tournament seniors on the squ which a motion the population of this Gene Lack gathered in the gym to Bill Truesdell for the all atfrppH tH E A Christensen Qll 111 ihe state was a fin tfr former president of out their h board A C Taylor careers agent and of the basket 145 m and Marvin Lackore farmer were the guiding hands behind the play baseball Cu considered one of the f ing prospects in Nc 12 squad members are only 19 bo Ken Eldredge were so by the time t by Ken Kew during basketball squad ins traffic death in broadcast on radio the two student ma M Mason City The there arent m big thrill3 of Num sprinkling members group program in ident of Corn Forest City 5 and State Winnebago all the The five d Larry re Curt and Dick that going to fine way of school squad Iowa is picked IOWAS GOVERNOR AND HER FIVE REPRESEN TATIVES AT THE AIR FORCE This picture was takenlast week at Lowry Air Base when Gov Leo Hoegh and about 20 other Hawk eyes spent a day at the newly established Air Force Academy This is the subject of Editor Halls commen tary reproduced in an adjoining column Flanking the chief executive from left to right are Cadets Craig Miller Humboldt Roger Peterson Indianola Gerald klsbernd Calmar Patrick Musmaker Greenfield and James Batholomew Burlington The lowans ranked third among the states on the entrance criteria and three of the five are in the top ten cadets at the academy this year on discipline and general citizenship Before too long the 275 Air Force cadets should be decked out in new uniforms Big Slice Goes to MidEast Flexibility Is Sought WASHINGTON res iden Eisenhower Monday asked Con gress to vote fo foreign aid with in military assistance earmarkec for the Middle East and Asia Serious risk of aggression stil exists in these areas he said Along with his request for a increase in appropriations Eisen bower asked for new flexibility in administration of the program Particularly he asked for powe to make commitments up to H years That feature as well as thi money increase promised a ho fight in Congress Cannot Falter In a special message Eisen hower told the lawmakers We cannot now falter in our quest for Eisenhower said the need for the mutual security program he outlined is urgent because 1 There are still nations tha are eager to strive with us for peace and freedom but withou our help lack the means of doing 2 There are still forces hostiL to freedom that compel the fret world to maintain adequate am coordinated military power t deter 3 There are still peoples wh aspire to sustain their freedom but confront economic obstacle that are beyondtheir capabilities of surmounting Eisenhower said significan testimony to the success of our mutual security programs ap pears in the new turns and de velopments of Soviet Different Guise Although he said the new Rus sian maneuvering is still de veloping we must assume that Soviet expansionism has merely taken on a somewhat dif ferent guise and that its funda mental objective is still to disrup and in the end to dominate the free Eisenhower added With Soviet leaders openly proclaiming their world aim i would be folly for us and our friends to relax our collective ef forts toward stability and secur Eisenhower said the 000 which he is asking is a low price to pay for the security anc vastly greater chances for work peace Signs of tough sledding for the program ticularly in the Senate With that prospect obviously ir mind Eisenhower told Congres the program is an indispensable part of our national effort to meei affirmatively the challenge of a brces which threaten the inde jendence of the free world and o overcome the conditions which make peace insecure and progress About The Weather Mason City Generally fair and warmer through Tuesday Low Monday night 2833 High Tues day 4651 owa Generally fair through Tuesday warmer Monday night and Tuesday Low Monday night 30 northeast to 38 south west High Tuesday 50 east to 60 west Minnesota Fair and warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Sunday Maximum Saturday 40 Minimum Saturday night 26 At 8 a m Sunday 27 Precipitation 03 YEAR AGO Maximum 32 Minimum 10 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 Monday Maximum Sunday 32 Minimum Sunday night 15 At 8 Monday 17 YEAR AGO Maximum 40 Minimum 31 PAUL RICHER Hit AntiGross Republicans in Parley Seek Support of Ikes Programs ALLISON Republicans from all parts of the 3rd Congressional District met here Sunday after noon to discuss ways and means to achieve a fripnfllv support nf the Eisenhower program in Wash ington from the person who speaks for them There was talk of possible can didacies in opposition to the pre sent Representative in this years primaries and a long range pro gram was launched to be assurec of a well organized effort two years from now Keith E Myers Grundy Cen ter served as temporary chair man and Robert Sar Charles City was temporary secretary Both were continued in those po sitions in the permanent associa tion Organization Set Up A central committee consisting of one representative from each county in the district is to be named and there will be a fur ther organization of special com mittees to deal with agriculture and other concerns of the Iowa resident In the informal discussion rep resentatives of the various parts of the district referred to the op position the Eisenhower program had from H R Gross at every turn A greater unfriendli ness than prevails in the rival party was charged By way of contrast it was noted that Sen Hickenlooper also up for renomination in the June Pri has been helpful to the administration jrogram in most particulars and that he has the respect of his fellow senators on both sides of the aisle Any cornhog farmer in Iowa vho doesnt support Bourke Hick enlooper for Chair man Myers asserted ought to lave his head Five Names Mentioned Names mentioned in the con sideration of present and future possibilities for the post of Rep resentative in Congress included loward Roach Plainfield Harold McKinley St Ansgar Henry Burma Allison Alfred Beard Richer Tells of Support Furorat Riceville Paul Richer received a large number of telephone calls at his Mason City home Sunday and Monday from friends and well wishers supporting his position or offering their sympathy over his firing by the Riceville school board The 21yearold junior high school teacher was fired by the board Friday night for his obvi ous disrespect of administrative according to Riceville school board president Dr Thom as G Walker Jr Richer son of Mr and Mrs H M Richer 229 Louisiana was teaching English reading social studies and spelling to sev enth and eighth graders He was graduated with honors from the State University of Iowa last year and began teaching at Riceville in the fall Phone Calls The MasoaCityan said Monday that he had received phone calls since his firing from people he knew and didnt know He said most of his calls came from fel low Mason Cityans including sev eral teachers He said he got two longdistance calls from outof town friends Richer went back to Riceville Monday for his books and mate rials He said he didnt know what he will do now that he is out of a job but added that he had two or three positions in mind and was waiting for develop ments Dr Walker in a letter to Richer said he had a defiant attitude toward the school board and the community as a whole making it mandatory to terminate your The school board president said the board was reluctant to take action against Richer who has many good qualities and is pop ular with the students but the situation in the community had become such that no other course was Dr Walker expressed the opin ion that the teacher had failed to temper his brilliance with com mon Asked Hearing Richer asked for an open hear ing before the Riceville school board Friday night but his re quest was denied He refused to jsujgport a p r o p o s e d school strike by some of the students which had been set for Monday Richer said he expects to sue the school board for the rest of the years salary He has been get ting a year more Charles City and Enid Robinson Hampton Whether ample time remains or the preparation of the nomina ion papers and the staging of an iggressive and effective cam aign this year was regarded as uncertain There vas however unanimous wish for it expressed nd a pledge of allout support to he candidate making the race Three youngsters however did stay up most of thenight Friday making signs in Richers behalf They posted the We Want Rich er signs on telephone poles around town early Saturday but they were taken down by town authorities and the students told that it was against the law Richer seemed to have run into trouble on five points First he had added Communism to the list of forms of government covered in his social studies course for seventh graders He said Com munism was studied for weeks from a historical approach Red Fallacy The kids themselves drew Russ Pay Damages for Attacking Plane WASHINGTON United tates disclosed Monday that Rus ia has paid as haJf the ost of a Navy Neptune plane hot down by Soviet fighters over he Bering Sea last June State Department press officer incoln White said this marks the rst time Russia or any of its atellites ever has paid for lanes knocked down in a num er of air incidents since World iVar II the conclusion that Communisrn is a failacy Thats why I thinlf the unit was Richer said Several clergymen were re ported angered because Richer opposed giving pupils release ime for religious instruction He was charged with scheduling examinations and advising the children to stay in school rather than leave for religious teaching A number of ministers also ob jected to some of the books be read to his classes including among them Catcher in the Rye the play Life With and John Steinbecks Of Mice and The Rev William Bohi Congre gational minister took exception to the fact Richer used the ;