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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 6, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspaper EdStad foe ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NIWSFAPiR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH 10WANS N E I 6 M 0 HOME EDITION VOL LXIV UnHM Prw Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 4 ThU Paper ConiUU Two Space Hearing Gen Doolittles Views Heard WASHINGTON Sen ate had its eyes on the stars Tuesday The Senates Space Committee opened its first hear ing Senate Democratic Leader Lyn don B Johnson the committee chairman kicked off the hear ings by declaring free men have no intention of rattling sabers among the stars HE SAID there was wide agreement on civilian control of space Called as first witness was Gen James Doolittle ret veteran aviator who is head of the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics which would form the nucleus of a new civil ian space agency under President Eisenhowers proposal The House Armed Services Committee meanwhile turned to the question of whether powers of the Defense Departments top money man should be trimmed The committee called for testi mony from Wilfred J McNeil department comptroller whose powers would be cut under a re organization bill proposed by three committee members Chairman Carl Vinson DGa said Monday the committee was about ready to write its own Version of President Eisenhow ers defense reorganization plan and could just about do it on the back of an THE HOUSE Ways and Means Committee was prepared to be gin voting Tuesday or Wednes day on President Eisenhowers request for a fiveyear extension oi the Reciprocal Trade Pro gram The program is due to ex pire June 30 The President has pleaded for his program as vital to combat an allout Soviet economic offen sive But congressional backers of the Presidents plan say Con gress is likely to pass a bill more to the liking of protectionists The Senate labor subcommittee was to continue its hearings into labor legislation Sen Wayne Morse DOre said he will try to make any changes in the na tional labor law apply to man agement as well as labor Folsom to Resign His Cabinet Post NIXON MAKES LOCAL Vice President Richard Nixon stops to buy apples from a cigarsmoking woman vendor on a donkey at AsuncionPara ception Photofax guayNixon and his wife on a goodwill mission to South America now are in Bolivia where they received a rousing re Lawyer tor Starkweather at FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES LINCpLN Charles Stark weather 19 confessed killer of 11 tried Tuesday to find 12 men tried and true Who would give him a fair shake for his life The redhaired garbage collec tor went on trial Monday and pleaded innocent by reason of in sanity One prospective juror aft er another declined to pass judg ment on the case because his or her opinion of guilt already was fixed IN THIS TOWN of 100000 ter rqrized to the point that fathers went out bearing shotguns while Starkweather was loose last Jan uary it was hard to find a jury Thirty foiux prospective jurors were okayed by Lancaster Coun ty Atty Elmer Scheele Defense Atty T Clement Gau ghan has his turn in court Tues day People said they had an opin ion but perhaps they could change it Gaughan said I intend to find out what these opinions are and why they could change them STARKWEATHER watched in tently as 22 wouldbe jurors were dismissed for preconceived opin ions opposition to capital punish ment or because they knewthe yictims About 50 people waited outside the 70yearold sandstone court house before Starkweather ar rived and of those who would commentmost felt he should be electrocuted If it were up to me the trial be over in two days and hed burn retired shipping clerk Albert Stanberg said Starkweather broke into a broad grin as he clambered from the car which brought him from his State Penitentiary cell He joked with deputies and guards who led him to Sheriff Merle Karnopps office Welfare Secretary Si nee55 Flemming May Be Successor FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Secretary of Welfare M B Folsom is resign ing his position in President Ei senhowers cabinet and will be replaced by Arthur S Flemming it was reported Tuesday White House press secretary James Hagerty said Folsom made his intentions known to the President but that no letterof resignation has been received as yet from the chief of the Depart ment of Health Education and Welfare As to the reportsthathe Will be succeeded by Flemming pres ident of Ohio Wesley an University in nearby Delaware and former head of the Office of Defense Mobilization Hagerty said UNTIL I KNOW there is a vacancy I have no comment The press secretary said Fol som former treasurer of the Eastman Kodak Co first told Ei senhower about a year ago that he would like to return to private life some time this year Folsom expressed that wish AJ Phbtofax DINING ALONE Civilian employes at the AECs Eniwetok proving grounds partake of the Sunday Chuck Wagon dinner one of the inducements that lure workers to the allmale trdpic isle Theyre as happy as men can without women BANK YEARLY Its Almost a Paradise but Theres No Women OTHER NEWS x Labor Legislation Sen John L McClellan chairman of the Senate Rackets Comnvttee said some changes in the national labor law may have to wait until next year It was McClellans committee which prompted the demands for new labor laws But the senator said he expected some action to be taken this session to legislate regarding certain la bor practices that exist and which no honorable American can condone Space A secret space project with a 50 per cent chance of success was disclosed to the House Space Committee But Roy W Johnson director of the De fense Departments Advance Re search Projects Agency refused to disclose details in public Atomic Sen Clinton P Ander son DNM charged on the Sen ate floor that Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Lewis L Strauss was seeking to become the modern apostle of McCarthy ism He said Strauss was trying to pin a tool of Russia label on those who favor nuclear test curbs But Sen Bourke B Hick eniooper RIowa defended Strauss saying it would be a day of sorrow for the Western world if the United States should fall into the trap set by Rus sia and inhibit or slow down or itop atomic testing Hoover to Be Ikes Fair Representative WASHINGTON o r m e r President Herbert Hoover re covered from his illness will be President Eisenhowers personal representative for the United States official days at the Brus sels International Exposition July 2 3 and 4 the White House announced Monday Eisenhower invited Hoover to accept the honor before the 83 yearold former presidents gall bladder operation Associate press secretary Anne Wheaton told reporters the President has just received a message from Hoover saying bis doctors have approved the visit to Belgium May R Coker Chosen American Mom of Year NEW YORK Roper Coker Hartsville SC was named Tuesday as the Ameri can Mother of 1958 Mrs Coker 68 is the daugh ter of a onetime Cabinet mem ber and the widow of a noted leader in scientific farming HER SELECTION was an nounced by Mrs Daniel A Pol ing president of the American Mothers Committee Inc at the opening the annual Mothers Conference at the WaldorfAstoria Hotel In addition to other qualifi cations Mrs Coker was cited as a tireless worker and leader in promoting programs for im proving race relations She is to be honored at the annual awards luncheon at the Waldorf on Friday along with mothers from each state MRS COKER a native of Gibson NC is the daughter of Daniel C Roper who served as assistant postmaster general commissioner of internal rev enue and secretary of com merce At 24 she married David R Coker and went to live in Hartsville She reared eight children including five of Accident While Blasting Burns Rockwell Man Fruend Jr 38 received electrical burns on the soles of his feet one arm and on his chest Monday afternoon Fruend county by a previous matr Frederick J Clark Coker s riage Mrs Mason City Iowas Mother of the year is attending the fes tivities in New York She will be one of those honored at the dinner Friday in the Waldorf Astoria was crew working clearing with anewto the President about two or three months ago Hagerty added Hagerty refused to say whether Folsom will submit a letter of resignation shortly Folsom 64 has been welfare secretary since Aug 1 1955 He is now in Florida on an extended vacation taken upon his doctors recommendation He began the rest April 1 ASKED ABOUT the state of Folsoms health Hagerty said So far as I know its all right Flemming conferred at the White House with the President I a s t week in the work of a committee o n connection with government re organiza t i o n Flemming who will be 53 June 12 was a civil service c o m missioner from 1939 to 1948 when he was LOS ANGELES a job on a South Seas island where they serve food fit for a king drinks cost 25 cents each and a man can bank a year Where livingexpenses are 150 a day and moviesand tele vision are free SUCH ARE THE INDUCEMENTS that lure men to the tropic isles where the United States testsits most devastating nuclear de vices If it sounds like near paradise it is with this trifling excep tion there are no women Operators of this enterprise are Holmes Narver Inc a Los Angeles engineering firm hired by the Atomic Energy Commission 1948 to turn Eniwetok Atoll into a proving ground Oa the tiny coral speck of the tolls Parry Island 5100 miles irom Los Angeles the company as maintained an allmale com munity since 1940 ranging from 00 between tests to the 3200 now Launch BigCD Exercise Alert Flashed Over Nation BATTLE CREEK Mich UP fifth annual Operation Alert civil defense exercise got under way Tuesday when a warn ing of a simulated attack by ene my bombers approaching from over the north polar region was flashed to 250warning centers across the nation The warning was given am from the Federal Civil De fense Administrations headquar ters here Simultaneously a Corielrad ra dio alert was simulated which would shut down all radio and elevision broadcasting and bring nte operation emergency broad casting stations in the event of a real attack THE WARNING was sounded after FDCA officials were alerted oy the national warning center in Colorado Springs Colo that an attack could be expected Air Force staffs under the com stumps Death in Family Wins Pulitzer Prize for Fiction from the roadside As he set off a charge of dynamite the wire from the plunger was blown over the high line The electricity from the highline passed through the wire so intensely that Fruend could not let go of it until the wire burned through and fell away from the highline He wastaken to Sheffield toa doctors office for treatment and then to the Park Hospital Mason City His condition Tuesday was listed as fair with the possibility that he may lose one toe from his left foot Gas Station Reports Taken From Till Mason City police are investi gating the theft of about Monday from Larsons Shell Service Station at 1st SW and Washington Police were told the money was taken from the cash register while Emil Schiff the attendant was working at the grease rack It was believed the cash was stolen early in the noon hour PRIMARY ELECTIONS elected p r e s i FOLSOM dent of Ohio Wesleyan He continued to serve on vari ous government boards and com missions and in early 1951 took a leave of absence from his uni versity post to become assistant to Charles E Wilson then direc tor of defense mobilization Later Flemming took over the ODM post The Weather Mason City Fair Tuesday night NEW YORK Agees A Death in the Family Mon day won the 1958 Pulitzer prize for fiction The Broadway hit Look Home ward Angel by Ketti Frings re ceived the drama award The Pulitzer gold medal for meritorious public service by a newspaper went to the Little Rock Ark Gazette for demon strating the highest qualities of civic leadership journalistic re sponsibility and moral courage in the face of mounting public ten sion during the school integration crisis of 1957 The award for distinguished re porting of national affairs wen to Relmari Morin of The Associ ated Press and Clark Mollenhof of the Des Moines Register anc Tribune Morin was cited fo coverage of the Little Rock Cen tral High School mobviolence o last Sept 23 and Mollenhoff fo persistent inquiry into labor rac keteering working on the forthcoming test eries Some have been there sev en years Tests are held about every two years It takes a year to build up for one about six months to clean up after it MEN ARE PAID the going scale in Los Angeles for their specialty but guaranteed at least eight hours overtime a week and given a SlOaweek bonus All hey ever see of it is a week the rest being deposited for them or sent home If a man stays 18 months his income is considered earned abroad and he doesnt nave to pay income tax A company executive says of the men on Parry Island think theyre as happy as men can women SETS CROWD ROARING LONDON boxer Anton Germani had the crowd on its feet Monday night but it wasnt because of his flashy boxing No trunks mand of Gen Earl Partridge commanding officer of the North American Air Defense Comciand plotted the track of approaching hostile aircraft rr The Aii1 Force and civil defense administrators coordinated activ ities to plan paperwork for evacuation and shelterac tions THE FIRST estimated ap proach time of the mock attack was one hour for Syracuse two hours and 45 minutes for Birmingham Ala and three hours for Memphis Tenn from the time of the warning The warning came as the more than 800 employes in FCDA head quarters were going about their normal daily business and FCDA officials emphasized that this was not a war game The concept of this exercise has changed a FCDA spokes man said In the past we used toget all worked up and things were in a state of confusion This year we are going to take our time and give the matter thought and study Estimates of casualties from mock Hbomb attack were not until Wednesday SAME MAY ROPER COKER Mother of Year CHICAGO cast bal lots in three states Tuesday in primary elections that involve contests for nominations ranging from governor to township of ifices Selection of candidates for igBvernor highlighted contests in Ohio and Alabama Nominees for Congress and a variety of state and local offices were picked in Indiana partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday 6772 Iowa Fair through Wednesday except scattered thundershow ers in extreme west Wednesday afternoon or night Slightly warmer southeast Tuesday aft ernoon and northeast Wednes day High Tuesday afternoon 62 east to 72 west Low Tuesday night 40 east to 50 west High Wednesday 6775 Minnesota Continued pleasant GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Tuesday Maximum 60 Minimum 41 At 8 a m 51 YEAR AGO Maximum 69 Minimum 35 MASTERS OF DECEIT Commies Want to Exploit Negroes for Their Benefit Wounds Prove Fatal to Clearfield Womtfn and chamPion racial EDITORS NOTE In this chapter of his new book Mas ters of director J Edgar Hoover describes how the Communist Party endeavors to exploit one racial group Ne groes for the benefit of Russia By J EDGAR HOOVER Director Federal Bureau of Investigation From its inception the Com munist Party has sought to as sume the role of special protector DES MOINES Wai ter England 35 rural Clearfield died Tuesday at a hospital here of an accidental gunshot wound suffered about a week ago and nationality groups in the U S For example it seeks to identi fy itself slrongly with Negroes Actually the vast majority of Ne groes and members of other so called minority groups have un derstood and rejected commuj nism for what it is a heartless totalitarian way of life which completely disregards the dignity of man IN THE CASE of the Negroes the Comintern began in 1928 to lay down a specific party line for the guidance of comrades in the United States According to Com intern instructions Negroes were to be considered as an oppressed race The party was told to car ry oa a struggle for equal rights but in the South the main Communist slogan must be The Right of SelfDetermination of the Negroes in the Black Belt1 Communist leaders faithfully following Moscows instructions promptly started a campaign of agitation In nominating Jamea W Ford a Negro to run for vice president of the United States on he Communist Party ticket in 1932 with presidential candidate William Z Foster C A Hatha way then a member of the partys election campaign nation al committee reiterated instruc tions received in a 1930 Comintern In the cirst place our demand is that the land of the Southern white landlords be confis cated and turned over to the Ne groes SECONDLY we propose lo break up the present artificial state boundaries and to es tablish the state unity of the ti ;