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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 24, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper for the Keep Your Dote With Progress in City MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWIFAPtR THAT MAKIt All NORTH IOWANS N I 1 t H I 0 K f HOME EDITION ud United Presa Full Cents a Copy Democratic Pick for President to Winner in California Estes Hopes to Recall Two Council men DES MOINES W Darwin T Lynner one of the sponsors of a movement to remove two new inembers of the Des Moines City Council in a city managership dispute said Saturday he hopes there will be signers on re call petitions The recall movement which al so has a probable court test to meet before it can become effec tive is aimed at Councilmen Rob ert E Conley and Frank W Mc Gowan The two councilmen were elect ed last November with strong labor support They want to fire Leonard G Howell who has been eity manager since Des Moines adopted the city manager form of government about six years ago No Hint Sponsors of the recall move ment contend that Conley and Mc Gowan gave no hint of their in tention to fire Howell when they were campaigning for election The recall petitions allege the two officials are impairing the func tioning of the councilmanager form of government by trying to remove Howell without good and sufficient McGowan moved to fireHewell immediately at last Mondays council meeting and Conley sup ported him A motion to defer ac tion then was made by Mayor Ray Mills president of the Iowa Federation of Labor This car ried with the support of Council men Charles Ules and Allan Denny Union Opposition Spokesmen for AFL unions have been among leaders in expressing opposition to Howell Mayor Mills who frequently has voted with Conley and McGowan has said it could be possible there will be a vote Monday to fire Lynner said petition forms each with spaces for 20 names have been taken out A minimum of about signatures is need ed The legal problem arises be cause Iowa law providing for city manager government does not specifically set out recall proce dure for councilmanager cities Expect Rush of Candidates NexTWeek DES MOINES of State Mel Synhorst and his dep uty Jim Lockt are looking for a flood of political filings next week they said Saturday When they closed the office Fri day afternoon for the weekend hey had received nominating pe titions from 116 candidates for places on Iowas June 4 primary election ballot Thefiling is next Sat urday Synhorst said he expects the final total of candidates to be about 360 That would mean that more than three times as many candidates will file next week as lave presented their petitions since the opening day March 12 Confident of Victory in Primary LOS ANGELES WVSen Estes Kefauver says the Democratic presidential nomination hinges on the California primary June 5 And he is confident it will swing his way The lanky Tennessean told a crowd of at Lincoln Park in nearby Long Beach Friday If I can win the California pri mary it will assure me of getting the Earlier in the day Kefauver MRS CULBERTSON DIES NEW YORK Jo sephine M Culbsrtson 57 bridge expert and former wife of the late Ely Culbertson died Friday in a New York hospital She had suf fered a stroke Tuesday night made for each of these offices Still Slow We had hoped to avoid a last minute rush by sending letters to all of those who had taken out blank petitions asking them to file Synhorst related However the filings are coming in about as usual Although our office normally closes at on Fridays for the weekend we will remain open until next Saturday as a convenience for the candidates In the last few years we have been getting well over 100 filings on the last day We hoped to avoid tharthis year because we have only 10 days after the filings close to certify each of the candi In 1954 there were 389 candi date filings Synhorst said he ex pects a lower total this time be cause there have been fewer re quests than usual for blank nomi nation papers 250 Requests The secretary of state said the most recent total shows 250 per sons have requested petition blanks as candidates As of the close of business Fri day there had been 82 filings for he Iowa House of Representa ives 216 nominations are to be made There were 21 filings for he state Senate 58 nominations are to be made There were 12 told a news conference I am con fident I will carry the 68 Delegates California is indeed a juicy plum Kefauver picked up 26 con vention votes to Adlai Stevensons 4 in the recent Minnesota upset California however will send 68 voting delegates to the Demo cratic convention at Chicago in August Since Kefauver arrived Friday for a fast stepping fiveday South ern California campaign he has been busy with the tactics which apparently paid off so handsomely in Minnesota and New Hamp shire Several speeches each day as much handshaking as possible and a constant attack on the ad ministrations farm and foreign policies The senator also has been out spoken in his backing of the Su preme Courts desegregation rul ing filings for Congress 16 nomina ions are to be made There had jeen one filing for commerce commissioner two nominations are to be made There had been no filings for U S senator governor lieutenant governor secretary of state state auditor state treasurer secretary of agriculture or attorney gen Two nominations are to be Party Opposition As in Minnesota where impor tant state Democrats backed Ste venson Kefauver faces party op position in California He said he does not believe this opposition is as strong as it was in Minnesota but that some California party leaders are throwing roadblocks against him They have tried to make the Kefauver picture so dark that I wouldnt come he said They tried to freeze me out but I think the people are with me I am con fident lam picking up strength in In reply to a Negro newsmans question the southern Democrat said he favors a federal anti lynching law fashioned after the Lindbergh kidnaping law Not Sign Manifesto He said he did not sign the so called southern manifesto against the Supreme Courts desegrega tion ruling because I dont be lieve in what stands for I dont see how any segment of our popu lation can secede from the United States Supreme Desegregation is bound to come to the deep South he said It the Supreme Courts decision is the law of the land and good peo ple of both the white and Negro races can sit down and work out the problem on an amicable When a newsman asked if he would consider Stevenson as a vice presidential running mate Kefauver replied Mr Stevenson is a very ca pable man a man of fine char acter and I am certain he would make good in any position en trusted to him But I have not given your questions any previous MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 24 19M oi Two No 144 THE SENATOR RELAXESSenator Estes Kefauver relaxes during his Fnday t0xtake a Stab at a Kefauvei ca ed the California primary June 5 the m o s t important in the campaign Inciden tally the senator tried four shots before the fifth one went throught theTicket FROM PRAYERS TO VOTES Ike Took III 6 Months WASHINGTON iff S i x months ago Saturday President Eisenhower suffered a heart at tack Now hes running for re election In between there has been plenty of drama The word from Denver last Sept 24 stunned the world Few believed that day as Eisenhow er lay under an oxygen tent that he ever would seek another term The prayers that day were that he would live But five months and five days later on Feb 29 the President pronounced himself a recov ered heart patient on the basis of reports from his doctors and announced he was available for a second term No Surprise By that time the announce ment came as no surprise All along the physicians had been reporting steady progress and on Feb 14 they said Eisenhow er appeared fit for another 5 to 10 years in a job like the presidency That delighted Republican leaders The delight changed to jubilation a few days later when he made his reelection bid But from some Democratic quarters there came immedi ately a contention that seems likely to resound throughout the campaign that Eisenhower would be a part time President Delegating Authority The chief executive himself said he was giving up some of his ceremonial duties as a host and was delegating to associ ates some work he used to handle personally But he also said there is not the slightest doubt that I can perform as well as I ever have all of the important duties of the presi Lately he has been working longer hours sometimes into the evening And he has been getting to a few social functions of the sort which were dropped from his calendar altogether for a while Also popping up again on his daily White House engagement list are guests in a category which just about disappeared for a time It was a bit like old times last week when he greeted the 1956 Seal girl received 4H Club award winners and went out into the White House rose garden to say a few words to United Service Organization workers Baseball Game Friday the White House an nounced the President will throw out the first ball at the seasons opening baseball game here between the Washington Senators and the New York Yankees on April 17 James C Hagerty press sec retary also said Friday the President hopes to go to Aug usta April 9 or 10 for a weeks vacatign The annual Easter egg roll will be held on the White House lawn April 2 Easter Monday but there still is some doubt as to whether the President and Mrs Eisenhower will be on hand for the event They may spend the Easter weekend at their country home at Gettys HEADING FOR York the fire escape of an apartment building during a blaze Friday that left eight families homeless The i ire is be lieved to have been started by a child playing with matches Car Truck Crash in Downtown D M Fatal to Women DES MOINES UP Mrs Charles Kennedy 30 was killed early Saturday when a car she was riding in crashed into a parked truck near downtown Des Moines Police said the accident hap pened about Mrs Ken nedy was dead vvhen she arrived at the hospital The car was driven by her husband He was uninjured but he was treated for shock at Broadlawns General Hospital Man Killed Friday When Hit by Car CHARLES CITY L Hamilton 26 Charles City was killed Friday night when he was struck by a car while walking on U S 18 about 3Vz miles west of here authorities said Highway patrolmen said Hamil ton was walking west on the high way apparently crossing it when hit by a car driven by William Becker 34 Bassett who was go ing the same direction Hamilton left his pickup truck in a ditch about 300 feet from the scene of the mishap they said He was killed instantly Below Freezing Marks in State BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Temperatures dropped below freezing in all part of Iowa Fri day night after rain drizzle and snow moved eastward and skies cleared The mercury dropped to 10 above zero at Mason City Low readings ranged upward to 28 de grees at Sioux City and Lamoni Afternoon highs Friday ranged from 31 at Spencer to 57 at Coun cil Bluffs BOARD CHAIRMAN SAYS No for Charges of Communists in OrchestfaT WASHINGTON MVThe head a New York symphony orchestra says there is no basis in fact to allegations of Communism against some of its members These charges caused the State Department to cancel a projected new goodwill tour by the concert group which it sent to Asia last year David Walter chairman of the board of the Symphony of the Air suggested there may have been one or two disgruntled people who were peeved and set this thing in Walter made this comment in New York after disclosure of the situation Friday night in publica ion by the House Appropriations Committee of secret testimony it took last week Robinson McHvaine deputy as sistant secretary of state for pub lic affairs testified the FBI had uncovered derogatory information on about 30 persons in the 100 niember Symphony of the Air Walter said it is not true that there was leftist sentiment in the group He added that to the best of my knowledge we have never had anything remotely re sembling political or antiAmer ican The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Satur day night and Sunday with a few sprinkles Sunday Low Sat urday night 2025 Warmer Sun day with high of 45 Iowa Partly cloudy Saturday and Sunday Warmer Sunday Few snow flurries extreme north west and occasional sprinkles north Sunday Low Saturday night 2026 northeast 2732 southwest High Sunday 4550 northeast to 5055 southwest Further outlook Partly cloudy and mild Monday Minnesota Considerable cloudi ness Saturday night and Sun day Scattered light snow north west Saturday night Scattered light rain or snow spreading over the state Sunday Little change in temperature Sunday GlobeGazette weather data to 8 Saturday up Maximum Friday 31 Minimum Friday night 10 At 8 Saturday 23 YEAR AGO Maximum 32 Minimum t Tito Held Key to Stalin Slam to Use Foreign Aid as Weapon Report on Asia Trip WASHINGTON WVSecretary of State Dulles left no doubt Sat urday that the administration in tends to make an allout fight for its embattled foreign aid program as a vital weapon in the new anc conflict with communism If we wish to see the world preserved and he told the nation Friday night we must help or forces of des potism will take Dulles reported by radio television on his firsthand im pressions of conditions in Asia where he visited 10 countries dur ing the past three weeks His report generally was an op timistic one He said he was en couraged about the future Asia even though Soviet anc Chinese economic tactics are Formosa Critical The one spot in the Far Eas where conflict most he said is the area of Formosa the Nationalist Chinese stronghol long sought by the Chinese Reds He noted the United States i working patiently and persis enfly to obtain agreement wit the Communists on a renunciatio of force there Dulles said he came back from his trip than ever con vinced of the vital importance of American foreign aid both pas and future But he said this country has no desire to dominate other nations and does not seek ties of mutua defense with any country what soever unless that country want such ties It wants only the inde sendence and improvement of the free nations he added His speech thus was designed in part as an appeal for American support of administration foreign the foreign aid program now in ind in part as a reassurance to the Asian peoples of American respect for their aims and their way of life New Aid The new foreign aid program calling for was sent o Congress by President Eisen hower Monday The President furthermore asked authority to pledge up to 100 milliondollarsayear for 1C years to longterm foreign con struction projects That feature as well as the increased size of he program is already under sharp congressional criticism Dulles said Russia is trying to nsinuate its technical experts nto keyposts in lands which the Russians hope to He reported that the Soviets are also playing on Asian fears of Western colonialism and holding out sright promises of economic as istance and industrial develop ment Other Points Dulies made these other speci ic points in his report 1 The present lack of diversi ied and industrialized economies n their countries is the weak ess which Asian leaders above 11 want to 2 Despite Communist propa anda that the United States eeks war Dulles found no evi ence whatsoever that the lead rs with whom I talked believe the United States wants One of Few Who Defied Red Leader NEW YORK WVOne big winner rom Nikita Khrushchevs denun iation of Joseph Stalin is an ther known as Josip Broz Tito president of Yugoslavia Diplomatic sources here indi ate Tito may have played a key role in persuading the top Soviet eaders they should openly de nounce Stalin for his rule ef error hat 3 The Asian leaders he hey included Prime Minister ru of India desire the Jnited States to be strong and lat that strength should continue o be a sort of protective um rella over other free hat was the clearest single im ression that I 4 Dulles did not talk with any ne who wanted the United States o disarm by itself or to join in a isarmament program with Rus ia and other nations which might urn out to be onesided because evasions by Later this year Tito is sched uled to go to Moscow It will be a triumphal trip for one of the free few Communist leaders who ever defied Stalin and The rapprochement between Tito and the Kremlin began soon after Stalins death The Soviet press dropped its antiTito cam jaign In private conversations in Moscow Khrushchev admitted to he Yugoslav ambassador that the ault for the break had been the Soviet Unions Heated Exchange In early 1955 there was a heated exchange however It was caused jy V M Molotovs speech at the Supreme Soviet in which he at tempted to picture the improve mentin SovietYugoslav relations as the result of Yugoslav repent ance for past sins Tito attacked Molotov for his statement The Russians replied in effect by re pudiating Molotov This set the stage for the trip of Nikita Khrushchev and Nikolai Bulgamn to Belgrade The initia tive came from the Soviet side and Tito accepted the proposal When Khrushchev arrived in Belgrade he made an airport itatement taking the blame on the Soviet Union for the difficulties between the two countries He said however it was the fault of he executed police chiefs La vrenty Beria and Victor Abaku mov Criticized Stalin As the meeting proceeded hings got friendlier Tito accord ng to reliable sources expressed umseif frankly to Khrushchev He criticized the things which vent on in the Soviet Union under Jtalin Khrushchev in reply also fot frank He talked freely about Stalins rule of terror He admit ed that many men executed in he purges were innocent The trip resulted in a general understanding between the two men Khrushchev went back to Mos cow Later in 1955 there was an ither journey oi a top Soviet lead er to Belgrade little noticed in he worlds press but of great sig nificance Anastas Mikoyan took his vaca ion in Yugoslavia in early au tirfln He spent some weeks as itos personal guest The two men its known had a series of rank conversations Tito it is be eved stood on his position de manding an open break with talinism Greet Speech It was Mikoyan who at the 20th ommunist Party Congress in Moscow in February first at acked Stalin openly by name hrushchevs speech of Feb 24 ill unpubiished followed that of likoyan by a number of days The speeches of Mikoyan and hrushchev were greeted in Bel rade with undisguised pleasure omplimentary words from the ugoslav leaders for the Congress roceedings followed The immediate results are that ugoslavia has moved much clos er to the Soviet Union in recent days The full results will not be come apparent for some time probably not until Tito visits Mos cow later this year Whether Tito will then again enter into a for mal alliance with the Soviet Union remains to be seen but such a development cannot by any means be excluded SAME 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