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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 23, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North lowct Doily Newspoper Edited far MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAPIft THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NIIGNIORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI Vent UBltc4 Futt Sevta Ctoto Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 29 19SS of Two Gain Nothing by Criticizing Yalta Ike Clinton Liquor Returned Lawyers in New Move CLINTON 200 bottles of liquor seized only last Friday night in raids directed by the attorney generals office were back in the hands of eight Clinton County tavern owners Wednesday In a surprise legal maneuver which invoked a section of the Iowa code requiring a hearing be set within 48 hours in such actions three local lawyers obtained an or der from Justice of the Peace Don Sagers of DeWitt Sagers order in effect held that the raids had lost legal status be cause the 48hour provision was not complied with The raids were car ried out under search warrants is sued by Sagers Followed Order The justices order directed Sheriff Marvin Bruhn to release the impounded liquor at once This was done The action of the DeWitt justice was reported promptly to Atty Gen Dayton Countryman in DCS Moines He had called the Clinton raids last week another prelimi nary in his drive for a cracker dry Iowa Countryman said This situation points up the cry ing need for legislation to correct this situation and I am confident that the legislators will give this matter their County Attorney Warren John son of Clinton also had no com ment Wednesday After Friday nights raid last week however he had charged that the raid vn the eight taverns was inspired by per sonal rather than legal reasons The statutes have given away to private he said then The Clinton lawyers Prentice Shaw John Murphy and John De Justice Sagers that the liquor was being illegally held in the office of the sheriff because laws of the state governing search and seizure had not been properly complied with No Receipts The three attorneys said that the laws requirements were further neglected when the eight tavern owners were not given receipts for their seized property not given an inventory and when no notice of a hearing was posted on the tav ern premises as the law outlines The law requires specifically they added that a hearing must be set within 48 hours after a war rant for starch and seizure is re turned The original is sued by Sagers bore a return time of Saturday Because of violation of this pro vision and the others the entire raid was the lawyers ar gued in demanding immediate signing by the justice of a new order releasing all the captured liquor The order signed by Sagers said It is ordered adjudged and de creed that the sheriff of Clinton County be authorized and directed to return the seized This was served on Sheriff Bruhn who complied No Instructions Checks with Bruhn and Prosecu tor Johnson Wednesday showed that neither had had any instruc tions from the attorney generals office about prosecuting the raid cases The raid was led by an assistant attorney general George West who had the help of seven state agents and all but one member of the Clinton city police force He was the desk sergeant at the po lice station Immediately after the raid West said prosecution of the cases would be handled through the office of the attorney general He said that the success of the raid was largely due to the wonderful cooperation given by Clinton officials Salk Vaccine Report to Be Made April 12 ANN ARBOR Mich attention of anxious parents the world over will turn to the Univer sity of Michigan on April 12 Thats the day the longawaited report on the effectiveness of Salk anti polio vaccine will be made public v t COLLISION INVOLVES 11 snow and wind storm along the Edsel Ford Expressway at Detroit caused this mammoth pileup of cars and trucks Tuesday A tank er and a car at left collided to start off the chain reaction Before the screeching of AP Wirephoto brakes died away 11 vehicles were tangled in the wreckage But no one was injured seriously Inflationary Policies Boomed Stocks Baruch Bevan Given Opportunity to Repent 1413 Vote Favors a Compromise LONDON Wi By the narrow margin of 1413 the British Labor Partys National Executive Com mitteedecided Wednesday to give its leftvving rebel leader Aneurin Bevan a chance to repent and avoid a vote to expel him Former Prime Minister Clement Attlee against whose moderate eadership Bevan has rebelled made the com promise propos al to have talks with Bevan with a view to seeking assur ances as to his ruture conduct as a member of he Dr Edith Summer skill chairman of the 28mem BEVAN jer committee abstained in the vote The committee met for 3 lours and 15 minutes behind closed doors Peace Talks An eightman subcommittee in cluding Attlee was named for the peace talks with Bevan The possibility that the Conserv ative opposition might call elections soon was a factor in party delib erations Bevan was called on the carpet or publicly criticizing the party Clement At tlee during the House of Commons defense debate Attlees S h a d o w Cabinet dcked the 57yearold Bevan out of the Parliamentary Labor Party a week ago and barred him from party strategy sessions Strong Voice While cast in the role of an in dependent in Commons Bevan still lolds a strong voice in the Labor Party as a whole Only the Na ional Executive can expel him from the party entirely With the general election im pending a new effort is being made to patch up the split in the ranks over Reports that Prime Minister Churchill is retiring to speed the election here worried the Socialists about going into a campaign with their ranks divided About The Weather City Clearing Cold Cold wave Minnesota Cold snow Globe Gazette ivcather data up o 8 Wednes day Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum KUZINQ WASHINGTON M Baruch said Wednesday the main causes of the stock price boom are a vast expansion of industry and the cumulative effects of the inflationary policies which have been followed over the past decade and a If any economic danger threatens today it will be found not in the stock market itself but in the effects of this inflationary the 84yearold retired financier and adviser to Presi dents told the Senate Banking Committee Baruch the final witness in three weeks of public hearings on the state of the market came out strongly against any tax cuts now Just as strongly he urged a bigger defense buildup Final Witness Heard at Market Hearings Baruch made three general recommendations in his prepared testimony l Determine just what our national security requires both what we and allies mast then do it 2 Forego all tax reductions until our defenses are made se cure and the budget is balanced Nothing could inspire more confi dence in the soundness of our economy than some reduction in the national debt now over 276 billion dollars 3 Discipline ourselves to what ever is required to win the cold war and real The tall whitehaired financier who made millions in Wall Street said the stock market is largely a mirror of the whole economy and the economy now is dominated by the cold war Much of our weakness in for eign policy has come about be cause some people believed that the economy could not stand what is necessary for he said With this view I am in total He said there is evidence of a sound economy in the expansion of American business And yet he said the national debt has continued to rise while taxes were reduced The burden of our national he said would be hardly one half of what it is now if effective measures to prevent in flation had been taken at the out set of both World War II and the Korean War Our whole economy would be in a healthier state if taxes had not been reduced so hastily after each of these two White House Squirrels in Demo Backing WASHINGTON UKSen Neuber ger DOre said Wednesday he is counting on support from wildlife lovers all over the country for his campaign to save the squirrels at the White House While Democrats shook with laughter the solemnvisaged Neu berger Tuesday told the Senate Presidents might come and Presi dents might go but the White House squirrels presumably could go on forever That is until they began scratching Dwight D Eisen howers favorite putting The senator read news reports saying the squirrels had been caught in boxtraps and carted many miles away from the White House because they have been scratching his putting and he added It seems likely under this pro gram of banishment that many squirrel families are being torn and fathers sepa rated from their Neuberger offered S25 from my own pocket to start a savethe WhiteHousesquirrels He proposed it be used to erect a fence to protect the Presidents golf green from any ravages or depredations by marauding squir He listed one condition That the trapping and deporting of the White House squirrels cease imme Conferees Fail to Reach Decision j WASHINGTON UP A House Senate Conference Committee failed to reach agreement Wednes day on a personal income tax cut voted by the House but defeated by the Senate Rep Cooper chairman of the committee said the conflict was discussed for an hour at the first committee session but we were unable to He said the committee will meet again Fri day WEALTHY VICTIM NEW YORK a shopping bag of an elderly woman killed by a bus Tuesday night police found in cash and bank books with deposits of The books carried the name Sigrid Tovia AP Wirephoto MARCH unidentified man is blown to the pavement while others fight to stay upright on Michigan Avenue near downtown Chicago Winds up to 50 miles an hour threw hundreds of pedestrians to the sidewalks causing many fractured bones Storms Winds Floods Over Country Claim Lives of 33 By United Press Blizzards winds and floods of spring Wednesday left thousands of persons homeless and more than 30 dead across the nation Damage was counted in the millions of dol lars The young seasons first storm whipped into eastern Canada after burying the Midwest under a bliz zard sending wind storms and tor nadoes whistling through the Ohio Valley and unleashing some of the worst floods in a half century on the South But a new major snow storm roared into the Dakotas and parts of eastern Wyoming early Wednes day There was six inches of new snow in northern Wyoming and winds were rising in the area A United Press survey showed that the spring storms had claimed at least 33 lives in 14 states Traf fic accidents on icy highways klled 16 while seven drowned in flood waters four died in tornadoes or wind storms and exhaustion ox Flood waters plagued residents in sections of Tennessee Missis sippi and Alabama Property dam age was heavy More than families have been removed from their homes along the Cumberland and Buck rivers in middle Ten nessee The wind storms which lashed four states Michigan Indiana Kentucky and wide spread property damage The Na tional Board of Fire Underwriters said the loss may exceed one mil lion dollars in each state Heavy freeze damage to the early fruit crop was reported in Oklahoma northern Texas and southern Illinois SNOW BABY MAHINETTE Wis Mrs James Thunis had a baby girl in an ambulance stuck in deep snow botweon here and Menominee posure and electrocution claimed j Mother and daughter are now doing two lives each jfinc in a hospital Parkhurst on Stand Loans Not Discussed7 DES MOINES F Parkhurst 48 Mason City Wed nesday testified he never dis cussed financing cars with FHA loans with his salesmen while a former vice president and sales manager of MidTown Motors now Glenn H Smith D e s Moines Parkhurst is one of five men and two corporations on trial in federal court on charges of fraud and con spiracy in obtaining Federal Hous ing Administration home improve ment loans in financing cars in 1951 The government contends 13 cars purchased at MidTown were partly financed by FHA loans ne gotiated through the First Federal State Bank of Des Moines The former motor company executive said he did not know what an FHA home improvement loan was until the FHA began an investigation Parkhurst under di rect examination by his attorney James E Cooney said the car salesman was the only one who would assist a customer in financ ing a car if he wanted to sell the Parkhurst testified he sold a car to one customer J 0 Wright Des Moines and assisted in getting a loan on his house but did not know it was an FHA loan French Senate in Initial Debate on Paris Arms Pacts PARIS French Sen ate Wednesday began final debate Liquor by the Drink Bill Loses 5449 House Follows Committee Vote DES MOINES UP The House Wednesday killed by five votes its controversial bill to legalize the sale of liquor by the drink The action came on a vote of 5449 against a motion to send back the measure to the Ways and Means Committee The Safety and Law Enforcement Committee had recommended indefinite postpone ment of the measure by a 1410 vote The result of the vote on the motion under the rules was to kill the bill Another result is that the measure cannot be brought up again in this session unless the Never Doubts Motives President in Comments WASHINGTON Ml Presi dent Eisenhower commenting oa publication of the Yalta papers said Wednesday there is nothing to be gained by going back 10 years to try to show whether someone may have been wrong The President told a news con ference he personally never ques tions any mans motives That was in reply to a question as to whether he believes the partici pants in the 1945 Yalta conference were sincere Eisenhower was asked whether he believed publication of the Yalta documents by the State Depart ment last week might cramp the style of the leaders of nations at any future big power confer ences Good Faith The President replied that he hoped that would not occur He said he earnestly believes that all documents dealing with such conferences should be pub lished but that we should be ex ceedingly careful whenever the good faith of any of our allies is involved in the situation Jt was then that Eisenhower added he feels there is nothing to be gained by going back 10 years in what he called the light of after events and showing that someone may have been wrong or right The Yalta conference of Presi dent Roosevelt Premier Stalin and Prime Minister Churchill in 1945 has long been the target of Repub lican criticism in Congress Some GOP lawmakers have con tended that Roosevelt made un necessary territorial concessions to the Russians Release of the Yalta documents has rekindled the row between the Republicans and the Democrats Foreign Affain Wednesdays news conference House by a majority vote shouldj dealt almost exclusively with for agree to reconsider the rereferral eS11 affairs Aside from Yalta there was much discussion of the proposal by Sen George chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations motion Backed Motion Those who voted in favor of the motion to send the bill back to committee and thus indirectly took Committee that the President take their stand in favor of liquor by the drink included Baumhover Bergeson Briles Brown Carlsen Chambers Conn Coverdale Darrington Denman Dietz Dillon Eldred Falvey Freed Frey Frommelt Goodc Hagedorn Habor Henry Hoth Howard Johannes Johns John son Kosek Loss Lucken McCoy McNeal Mensing Miller of Sioux City Milroy Norland Novak Owen Paul Pendleton Petruccel li Pollock Reppert Reihm Swish er Tate Voigtmann Walter of Mc Gregor Wells and Whitney Those absent were Duffy Lauer McReynolds a ndtion of the Paris agreements it will the initiative in arranging as soon as practicable for a top level Big Four conference with Russia Eisenhowers comment on that proposal was that after ratifica Not Consulted NEW YORK Douglat MacArthur said Wednesday was not consulted about Yalta conference but if ht had been he would have recom mended emphatically againit bringing Russia into the Pacific War af that late be time to start exploratory talks Five members of the House tookwth Russia but not at the chiefs the floor to debate the motion and the bill when it was called up Whisky Economy Speaking against the motion and the bill Rep Kuester RGris ofstate level at the start The President said there was no great difference between his posi tion and Georges views George has called for ratification of the on ratification of the Paris arms treaties with Frances role as economy and our people if we have to drink whisky to maintain our Rep Fred RNeola had said lhat the bill would produce more than 12 million dollars a year in state revenue at a time when there are demands for higher appropria tions The bill was sponsored by Rep Dietz RWalcott and two other Republicans and four Democrats Dietz chose to refer to the meas liquor jure as a revenueraising world power and the future of the Western defense system at stake Premier Edgar Faure was opti mistic that the pacts would be rati fied by the end of the week and that West Germany would be free to arm men as an ally of France its ancient enemy Faure met with his Cabinet a few hours earlier to approve the final strategy for winning approval This included moans of heading off the opponents of German rearma ment who would like to kill the pacts A spokesman said after Ihe meeting that Faure had won the coalitions solid support of ratifica It provided for a local option system a license fee which would be split between the state and the local government SAME ni DATEW4W Mii no tnrtie tectft tm M koinj jbig power conference Eisenhower also dealt with these other matters response to a question the President said he knows of no particular new effort cither by this government directly or through the negoti ate a ceasefire in the Formosa Strait The President added however that the British do have diplomatic relations with the Chinese Commu nist regime The British he said always present the U S point of view in dealing with the Peiping government He added that any worthwhile proposals always will receive sympathetic consideration Atomit Eisenhower said that when he declared last January that he did not believe atomic weapons would be used in any small war he was talking about a police action The matter up when a newsman asked wheth er there was any conflict between that statement and Eisenhowers assertion last week that he gees no reason atomic weaponi would not be used just as when directed exclusively at mill la ry largcls ;