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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 24, 1955, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I N I W I P A P I ft THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS N i I G H I 0 S CITY EDITION VOL 1X1 FrtM full WTM Ctato MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 24 19SS Paper ContUU trf YOUNG VICTIM OF FLOODA rescue worker holds the body of 9weekold Frank Brown who drowned Wednesday when the car in which he was riding with his parents washed off a highway near Corinth Miss The parents and Mrs M C Brown Keiser hung on to tree limbs until rescued The tots body was found when the family s new car was pulled from the water Its Official Now The Aruba Has TURNED BACK HELSINKI Finland owners of tht Finnish tinker Aroba Thursday eonfirmtd that vtsstl it sailing back to Communist Romania with htr cargo of jet plant fuel originally earmarked for Red China According to an agreement with the owners of the cargo of the tanker Aroba the shipping company has ordered the ship to return to the port of departure because of obstacles which could prevent the completion of the the ReBe Shipping Co announced The tanker picked up its load of tons of high grade kerosene the Romanian Black Sea port of Constania It reached the Indian Ocean area before turning back Peiping Radio complained in a broadcast earlier Thursday that the ship had been forced to return to Constanta as a result of Wash ingtons highhandedness and REVENUES MISSING Out of State Truckers to Be Investigated from Onr Wirt DES Carl Ringgenberg chairman of the House Roads and Highways Committee Wednesday named a three man subcommittee to investigate revenue payments by outofstate truckers Rep Verne Lisle RClarinda heads the group He said the sub committee will channel its gation into four channels 1 Why the Commerce Commis sion is not collecting the com pcnsation tax it is due 2 Whether it would be advisable to repeal the 1951 reciprocity law which allows truckers to forego payment of the compensa tion tax if they register trucks in Iowa in proportion to the business done here 3 Why the Motor Vehicles De partment does not keep proper records on out of state rcgistra lions 4 Whether the attorney genera has any ideas on enforcement ol the present reciprocity law Ringgenburg said compensation tax revenue under the reciprocity act has fallen from in 1951 to about He said he was informed by Pearl McMurry commissioner of public safety that his department does not have adequate personnel to keep complete truck revenue records Collections of the compensation tax have declined from more than a year before the recipro city act was passed to about 000 annually now Cowles Broadcasting Co Gets Permit for TV Station Channel 8 WASHINGTON UP The FCC Wednesday granted the Cowles Broadcasting Co a permit for a new television station at Des Moines on Channel 8 The FCC said the grant was without prejudice to any action It may take regarding future ap plication to put into effect an agreement between the Cowles Co and the Murphy Broadcasting Co Recently the Murphy company withdrew a competing application lor Channel 8 It entered into an agreement with Cowles giving the Murphy company a oneyear option to buy a 40 per cent interest in a new corporation to be set up by Cowlrs to run the TV station The Cowles company has Radio Stations KRNT and KRNTFM Bones Found in Gravel Pit SPIRIT LAKE UPiAn ancient burying ground has been discov ered in the embankment of a gravel pit near the lakeshore at Arnolds Park The discovery was made by a group of schoolboys saw a leg bone protruding from the side ofjsaid Bill Outlawing Cold Beer in Take OutsHit Signatures Studied by Solons DES MOINES and beer shared the spotlight in the Iowa Legislature Thursday as House members studied petitions with signatures of persons objecting to the Senatepassed warm beer bill Robert Phillips Des Moines lob byist for the U S Brewers Founda tion said the petitions were circulated in all but two Iowa coun ties Most of them were signed in taverns The Senate bill would prohibit taverns and grocery stores from selling cold take beer Spon sors said the bill would curb the sale of beer to juveniles Deluge Expected Phillips said more petitions are jeing circulated in grocery stores throughout Iowa That deluge is expected to descend upon the House soon The House Schools Committee Wednesday drew up a bill calling or a appropriation to com plete an educational television network linking Iowa State Col ege the University of Iowa and owa State Teachers College Rep Earl Miller RCedar Falls committee chairman said the ap ropriation would pay for a studio at Iowa City and microwave re ays between Iowa City and Cedar Falls Funds to construct a studio at the teachers college would be part f another appropriation Miller Adams Denies Plot for Blocking Peress Probe Russia in New Atom Ban Move MOSCOW said Thursday Russia has made a new proposal for banning nuclear weapons reduction o conventional arms and international inspection to ensure compliance The Communist Party organ said the proposal was made to the five nation Disarmament committee at the secret talks now VA Physician Has Isolated Cancer Virus the 60foot bank which forms the side of a gravel pit on the Ken nelh Orr farm Dr K L Clayton Spirit Lake was called to investigate the fine n his capacity as Dickinson Coun ty coroner It is impossible to ell at once whether these are the Dones of white men or Dr Clayton said I expect to send specimens to Iowa City in an effort to determine the age and The bones were found little more nan a foot below the surface and over a small area Parts of four skeletons all apparently adults vcrc removed The skeletons were n a good state of preservation Teeth found in one jaw had no cavities The bodies were buried with leads pointing toward the west ndicating the bones may be those of white settlers Skull formations and other characteristics however suggest they were Indians About The Weather lowi Fair and cold Globe Gazette weather data up o 8 a m Thurs lay Maximum Minimum At 8 a m fEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Six Hours Under the bill both the university and the teachers college would pre sent six hours of educational pro gramming a week by using trans mitting facilities of WOITV at Ames The Senate passed 411 and sent to the Senate Wednesday bill that would regulate transient mer chants who come to Iowa to sell merchandise described as liqui dated distressed and Sen G E Whitehead RPerry said outofstate firms sometimes run rackets by selling inferior merchandise outside city limits where licenses are not required The bill would require all tran sient salesmen to purchase a day license from the secretary of slate It went to the House Centerville Man Is Road Victim DES MOINES tfvJames Camp bell 36 Centerville was killed early Thursday when the car in which he was riding went out of control on a Highway 6 curve three miles west of Colfax Don Forrett 27 Colfax driver of the car was reported in critical condition at a Des Moines hospital Both men were employes of the Iowa Power and Light Co JET CRASHES TOKYO American F94 Starfirc jet crashed into a Japa nese farmhouse Thursday killing wo Japanese The Air Force said he fate of the two crewmen was undetermined i being held in London As explained by Pravda the lan largely parallels the proposa Russia put before the U N Gen eral Assembly last fall except thai t goes more fully into the dis suted question of a control organ o guarantee that disarmament is carried out Two Stages The plan calls for all nations to gn a convention agreeing to arms reduction in two stages 1 Fifty per cent of any agreed cut in conventional arms and de traction of all atomic hydrogen and other mass destruction weapons within six months of the igning 2 The second 50 per cent of the agreed cut during the ensuing six month period The signers also would agree not o produce mass destruction weap ns Pravda casually outlined the lan in an editorial denouncing al eged war mongering by President Eisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles The paper accused the Western owers of using the London talks a screen for concealing an un trammeled arms drive and atomic war Pravda said Russias disarma ment control plan would call for a permanent international organ em powered to carry out inspections Staff Inspectors The international control organ will keep staff inspectors perma nently in all countries signing the the article said and these inspectors in functions allot ted them would have at any time free access to all objects of con The article did not specify whether this control board would come under the authority of the U N Security Council where Rus sia has veto power It was not im mediately apparent whether this was an oversight or a policy shift In the assembly debate last fall Russia asserted that the control agency should not have anything to do with punishment of violators 3ut should merely report them to the Security Council for punitive action The Security Council is the only U N organ where the veto can be used The Western Powers lave insisted enforcement of any disarmament treaty should be kept outside the council Rather Startling Discovery Revealed WASHINGTON Vet erans Administration physician has isolated a virus that has caused cancer and can be trans mitted from parent to offspring in mice Congress was told Thursday The Veterans Administration reported this rather startling discovery to a House Appropria tions Subcommittee It was made by Dr Ludwik Gross of the Bronx Veterans Hospital Species Dr Gross said in New York that while his research has been conducted with mice it may have implications for other species The Veterans Administration in reporting Dr Gross discov ery said another VA researcher has developed a sort of sonar de vice which through electronic soundings into deep body tissues may prove most effective in early diagnosis of Dr William S Middleton chief medical director of the vet erans agency said the virus find ing of Dr Gross could prove one of the greatest advances yet made in the search for a cancer cure Dottn Accomplishments In closeddoor testimony Dr Middleton listed the two cancer developments among a dozen ac complishments of VAs research program Subcommittee mem bers had questioned whether the program was worth what it cost If it is said Dr Mid dleton of Dr Gross finding it is the best expenditure of money the government has ever GlobeDemocrat Sold to Samuel Newhouse ST LOUIS tRThe 103yearold GlobeDemocrat was sold Wednesday to Samuel I Newhouse publisher of newspapers in both the east and the west The price was announced to be more than six million dollars Hearings Restated on Rail Service DES MOINES Iowa State Commerce Commission has re scheduled hearings as follows On proposal to substitute mixed train for passenger service on the Rock Islands Cedar Rapids to therville run At Grundy Center May 9 at Clarion May 11 at Em metsburg May 12 On proposal to discontinue Sun day operation of passenger trains on the M St L from Albia to the north Iowa state line At Mar shalltown April 25 at Hampton April 26 AP Wirephoto ADAMS JULIANA G Adams Army counselor chats with James Juliana counsel for the Republicans on the Senate Investigations subcommittee before Adams took the stand Thursday in the Peress case hearing Juliana also is on the list to testify HELD MANY OFFICES Paul McNutt Dem Party Leader Dies NEW YORK V McNutt 63 former governor of Indiana and prominent in Democratic party affairs died Thursday at his Fifth Avenue apartment McNutt was taken ill last week while on a business trip to the Philippines The handsome silverhaired diplomat who once was envoy the Philippines was returned to this country for medical treatment McNutt had not been active in public affairs in recent years but maintained his interest in party Pirates Eyed U S Vessel HONG KONG UP Chinese pirates tried to seize a Navy hip Saturday night but were cared off naval sources saic Thursday The sources said two armed unks closed in on the LST League sland as it sailed toward Hong but fled when another Navy hip arrived in answer to the transports radioed call for help No shots were fired the sources aid The junks were described as ob iously pirates and not Communist Chinese naval It was the first time since the Navy began using Hong Kong s a recreation port that Pirates have attempted to stop an Amer ican naval vessel Pirates have operated out of the coves and bays of the South China coast for centuries and even in re cent years have attacked small coastal freighters The League Island a vessel is classed as an aviation and ordnance supply ship but has been used as a transport in the Far East It was formerly LST 1097 AP Wircphoto SUBSURFACE eruption of dust from Yucca Flat resulted Wednesday from an underground detonation of a nuclear device The blast was a small one with the familiar mushroom rising to only feet Shortage of Farm Hands in Many Areas in State DES MOINES Iowa Employment Senice said Wednes day there is a shortage of quali fied farm hands in some areas of the state The service reported it has filled openings since the first of the year 10 per cent more than in the same period last year At the end of last week the serv ice said there were unfilled open ings for 224 married and 206 single farm hands Farmers are paying S100S150 a month for single farm hands and a month for married farm hands the services farm labor bulletin said Little field work has bcen done yet but many farmers are busy affairs His busmess interests were main ly in the insurance field and he was counsel to several internation al insurance agencies Legion Commander McNutt first came into national prominence in 1928 when chosen Armys Counsel on Stand Charge by McCarthy WASHINGTON W John G Adams the Armys chief counselor denied Thursday a charge by Sen McCarthy that he and top White House aides conspired at a Jus tice Department meeting to block Senate investigation of the Irving Peress case Adams testifying before the Sen ate Investigations Subcommittee said the Jan 21 1954 meeting at tended also by Atty Gen Brownell and others high in the government was not a The meeting was not a con spiracy with reference to calling off the Peress Adams said It was not a conspiracy to call off the Ft Monmouth hear ings It was not a conspiracy to attack Sen McCarthy Nothing It was exactly as I described it in the McCarthyArmy hearings last spring and nothing Adams said his testimony at that time was that he and the others discussed only two other he termed McCar thys ultimatum demanding the right to quiz Army Loyalty Board members about security cases and own charges that McCar thy and others had sought special treatment in the Army for Pvt G David Schine Adams told the subcommittee he had never even heard Peress name at the time of the meeting with Brownell White House aides Sherman Adams and Gerald Mor gan United Nations Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge and Dep uty Atty Gen William P Rogers The Investigations Subcommittee is attempting to determine who in the Army was responsible for Peress advancement from captain to major and his honorable dis charge on Feb 2 1954 after the Army had tabbed Peress a draft commander of the American Leied New York dentist as a security gion From that springboard heins went into politics became gover nor of Indiana and a presidential aspirant His White House ambition which he harbored from early boyhood glowed the brightest prior to the 1940 Democra tic national con vention McNutt toured the tion then na ex McNUTT pounding h i s theories of gov ernment But candidacy conditional on Franklin D Roosevelts not seeking a third term When Roosevelt decided to run again McNutt dropped outof the picture and his presidential chances faded away He himself had urged the Presidents renomi nation because of what he termed his preeminent ability to deal vith the critical European situa ion Telephone Call Adams said he first learned of the case in a telephone call from Roy Cohn a former counsel to McCarthy on Jan 4 1954 but did not learn the mans name He said he sent a memorandum the same day to Army Intelligence at the Pentagon and that Maj Gen Arthur G Trudeau in a con versation the following day men tioned Peress only as this fel low at Camp Kilmer N and assured Adams that we know all about him Hes being put out of the Adams said it was not until Jan 27 that he learned Peress name in a telephone call from Frank Carr another former McCarthy aide Adams said he sent the Army chief of staff two days later on Jan 29 a complaint about the slowness with which Peress was being processed out of the Army and the manner in which it was done He read a copy of the memo During World War H McNuttrandum which questioned whether erved as federal security admmjin view o the casCj strator director of defense healthjfor handling suspect officers welfare services andcnairmanlshould be reexamined Df the War Manpower Commission Us senices won him a Medal for VIerit from President Harry S Truman First Ambassador McNutt who had been high com missioner to the Philippines in 93739 and again in 194546 was appointed first American ambas The Army in a report last Jan uary said Adams and Lt Gen Walter L Weible were responsi ble for charge Peress honorable dis ITS ABOUT TIME I MADISON Wis bOl has sador after the islands gained their bcen introduced in the Wisconsin independence It was he who hauled down the American flag at the independence ceremony in 1946 He held the ambassadorship for about a year resigning in the spring of 1947 He then entered private law practice in New York City and Washington PLAN ELECTION STORM LAKE U A petition calling for a special election for Setting machinery buildings andan bond issue for school inv fences ready for the coming was presented the it said school board here Wednesday Legislature to permit insurance cows against electrocution SAME Blfttk MlWUI ;