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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 19, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home Mason City a Hospitable Town Where Industry Thrives ISDN CITY GLOBEGAZETI THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 19 1956 Consists of Two NO m ear Lake Woman Killed in Crash 5 lowans Die in Plane Crash WATERLOO employes of a Waterloo truck ing firm died here Friday evening in the burning wreckage of a light plane in which they had gone for a ride after work There was so little left of the plane after it crashed near the Waterloo Municipal Airport and the bodies so badly burned that hours passed before I authorities could identify any of Shipment to Israel Halted Customs Military Vehicles Taken Off Ship WASHINGTON W cus toms officers have blocked ship ment of 21 military vehicles to Israel on grounds they were not covered by an export license is sued for spare parts State Department press officer Lincoln White disclosed Friday the half tracks were taken off an Israeli freighter in New York Har bor last week He said the ship sailed the next day No License According to White customs of ficials found there was no valid export license covering the vehi cles He said Israel purchasing authorities had an export license for half track spare parts not for whole vehicles White said he saw nothing dishonest in the sit uation but he declined to express any opinion when asked whether it was illegal or involved at tempted The IsraeliEmbassy issued Ta statement late Friday night say ing that On May 11 shippers commissioned by the Israel gov ernment loaded certain surplus vehicles destined to be used in Israel as spare Spare Parts The embassy said the shipment was made against a license from the State Departments munitions control division for spare parts in the amount of The Israeli statement said tha when the embassy learned the customs officials held the license could not technically apply to the half tracks instructions were immediately issued to the ship pers to comply with the ruling and to unload the stores in ques a twinengine Cess na fell on the Tom Dunham farm about three miles north of the air tort a few minutes after it took off at One of the dead was Arthur Louis Bauman 38 shop superin endent for the McCoy Trucking He and two Waterloo busi nessmen owned the plane and Bauman apparently was at the controls Other Victims The other victims tentatively were identified as Lauren Angen 35 Hugo Miller 56 and Henry Buenneke 50 all of Waterloo and Harold Lester 27 of Dickeyville Wis They were employes of the trucking firm Mrs Tom Dunham the farm ers wife was working in his gar den when the plane approached from the south at low altitude Mrs Dunham said that after it passed over a grove of trees she heard the engines stop The craft dived to earth hit on the one wing and plowed up a ditch 50 feet long as it flipped Yes Lady Something Else MUST Be Wrong BLACKSBURG Va If The lady who called town manager Bill Lavocchia wanted to know the altitude of Blacksburg About replied Lavocchia Are you sure it isnt close to feet she asked No only Then something else must be wrong with my OPENS SHOP MONTREAL Marie Di onne opened a flower shop here Saturday strewing wreckage for 300 The fuselage burst into over feet flames Mrs Dunham said it appeared as though the pilot had attempted to land in an alfalfa field on the Normal Takeoff Bill Stevens who was on duty in the airport control tower re ported that the plane had made a normal takeoff to the north cir cled and then headed northward He said when he next noticed ii the plane seemed to be falling dropped out of sight and smoke began billowing up The coowners of the plane Wil liam Wisner a contractor and William Brainerd a hardware dealer said they were unaware that Bauman planned to use the ship Wisner is ill in a hospital The federal Civil Aeronautics Administration planned to star an investigation here Saturday Harold Hartley of Cedar Rapids district safety agent for the CAA was expected here to handle the inquiry Officials said they had no in formation as to what caused the plane failure ExYank Soldier Now Jap Citizen TOKYO former Ameri can soldier who fought agains the Japanese in World War II dis closed Saturday he has become a naturalized Japanese citizen Robert Sager 33 Bradley said he got his final pa pers May 7 He is the first Ameri can to be granted Japanese citi zenship since the end of the war 2 Autos Collide on 18 3 Others Are Hurt HIGHWAY 18 ACCIDENT is the accident scene on Highway 18 west of Mason City where a 15yearold Clear Lake girl died Friday afternoon after a twocar collision Fred Schoby 54 Britt driver of one of the cars lies under a blanket on the shoulder of the road Rosemary Krivaehek 17 Clear Lake also injured in the accident lies in the ditch at left Stevenson Ike Leading in Oregon Nation Honors the Military WASHINGTON UP nation flexed its military muscles Satur day in a display of men aircraft and missiles in celebration of Armed Forces Day Secretary of Defense Wilson set he tone for the demonstration saying it would be an exhibition of power for peace and in no sense for intimidation or Wilson told a banquet Friday night that the United States mean to keep its armed forces at about present size and to give them even better equipment and fire power There is no clear Wilson said that the world situa tion has improved to the poin where we can importantly modify our policy of strength for the long At least one part of the plannec demonstration of military might was scaled down apparent ly to avoid a jarring note in pres ent talk about possible world dis armament The Air Force had planned to send a record mass flight of 216 B47 medium alljet bombers over the nations capital and severa other Eastern cities However Wilson Friday ordered the fly over reduced to 45 bombers one wing in strength And the fligh plan was limited to Washington and neighboring Baltimore The days demonstrations cen tered in Washington where every thing from military medical equipment to ballistic missile was ready to display at Boiling Air Force Base STRIKE MONTREAL ENDS UP Engine room crews Saturday began get ting up steam on some 50 ships idled by the 8day Great Lake shipping strike that ended Friday night SEARCH FOR workers probe the wreckage of a light plane with wrecking bars in their search for bodies of five Waterloo area men who died in a crash late Friday The accident happened within sight of the Waterloo airport PORTLAND Ore crats gave Adlai Stevenson a boost toward the presidential nomination and Republicans put up a lusty cheer for the Eisen howerNixon ticket in returns Saturday from Oregons pri mary election Stevenson pointing toward bigger game in Florida and California stayed a consistent pace in front of Sen Estes Ke fauver in their writein contest for 1G Democratic delegates in Fridays balloting More than half of the partys voters pen ciled in their presidential choice But Ovegon Democrats ap peared lazy compared with Re publicans who showered unop posed President Eisenhower with a high popularity vole Whats more with only a minimum of preelection prod ding nearly 20 per cent of the Republicans took the extra trouble to write in Vice Presi dent Nixon for renomination Former Secretary of the In terior Douglas McKay unde feated in eight Oregon elections led Phil Hitchock in a hard fought race for the Republican senatorial nomination The win ner will face Democratic Sen Wayne Morse in the fall Morse who bolted the Repub lican party in the 1952 presi dential campaign and joined the Democratic party last year easily won the Democratic nom ination He rolled up a 51 mar gin over Woody Smith a Howl River service station operator No crossvoting by Republi cans and Democrats was al lowed Entering the slate too late Stevenson and Kefauvcr did not appear on the ballot and the response to their write in appeals was considered sur prisingly good The wrilein by Democrats for president and Republicans for vice president is binding on the states delegations to the re spcclivc party conventions Democrats busy enough mark ing as many as five separate ballots didnt indicate anyone for the running mate spot Stevensons managers risked a possible setback in the first western primary against the help they figured a victory would give him in his approach ing primary battles for Flori das 28 delegates May 29 and the 08 delegates California will award June 5 the final elec tion test before the partys BULLETIN NEWARK N J U S Atfy Gen Gilliam F Tomp kins said Saturday the docu ment allegedly stolen by an Air Force sergeant is of the ut most intelligence significance and contains information affect ing the national defense of the United The Weather Mason City Fair and cool Sat urday night lows 4246 Sunday partly cloudy and warmer highs 7076 Iowa Generally fair Saturday night cooler extreme southeast Partly cloudy Sunday with a few isolated thundershowers northwest Sunday afternoon Warmer Sunday and extreme northwest Saturday night Low Saturday night 40s northwest 50s southwest Minnesota Showers warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Saturday Maximum Friday 85 Minimum Friday night 37 At 8 Saturday 58 Precipitation Trace YEAR AGO Maximum 84 Minimum 53 SAME Black nar trafflt death in M bouri Roach Resigns as Manager of Demo Convention CHICAGO Neal Roach resigned Saturday as con vention manager for the Demo cratic National Committee less than three months before the partys presidential nominating convention opens here and he re fused to say why If I could tell anybody I said the 43yearold Roach a resident of Bethcsda but I just Im going to leave Chicago and fly back to he told the United Press Ill be there Sunday and what Ill do after that I just dont Firmly declining to discuss his reasons he said I plan to re main a Democrat for the rest of my Asked if it could be that any pressure was being put upon him to conceal his reasons for resign ing he laughed and said No hell Roach has been with the com mittee since He submitted his resignation as convention manager to democratic National Chairman Paul M Butler presidential nominating conven tion in Chicago Aug 13 In the 1952 primaries Ke fauver easily won Oregons Democratic convention dele gates His name and that of Adlai Stevenson both appeared on the baot Stevenson at that time was not a candidate and asked that no votes be cast for him Eisenhower defeated the late Sen Robert A Taft for the Re publican nomination Republican voters selected Gov Elmo Smith to run against Democrat Robert Holmes of Astoria in the November guber natorial race The states three Republican and one Democratic congressmen captured their party nominations Red Line Slogan Is From Lucille Factor The RED LINE SLOGAN across the top of this page was con tributed by Lucille Newlon Fac tor 136 27th S Mason City It was one of 10 passed along by the local housewife who is known to many GlobeGazette readers by reason of her communications printed in the Mail Bag on the editorial page Similar slogans designed to invite industry to Ma son City will be welcome from others Have YOU tried your hand at it Set Vote on Highway Bill WASHINGTON M Sen Byrd DVa said Saturday his Senate Finance Committee probably will approve the taxes to pay for a highway construction program as they were voted by the House The committee closed two days of hastily staged public hearings on the tax feature of the bill Fri A 15yearold Clear Lake wom an was fntally hurt and threa other persons were seriously in jured Friday afternoon in a two oar collision on Highway 18 west of Mnson City The accident oc curred about near tha Nicholas turkey farm Mrs Gerald Bertha Peck ham 15 HO 1st Ave Clear Lake died in an ambulance on the way to the hospital in Mason City Her sister Mrs Charles Rose mary Krivachck 17 Clear Lake and Warren B Roath 21 loice were Injured In the acci dent All were riding in the sama car Fred Schoby 54 BrlU was tho driver of the other car He was taken to Hancock Memorial Hos pital in Brill whore his condi tion was listed as Not Critical Britt hospital authorities said Schoby suffered facial lacera tions fractured ribs and a frac tured knee cap After the accident Schoby re quested that he be taken to tha hospital in Britt Instead of Ma son City Authorities pieced together the following story from witnesses A car driven by Roath was traveling east on Highway 18 An day Byrd committee has called a closet session Monday for votes on these sections He old a reporter it was pos sible the bill could be called up on the Senate floor next week Sen Long a finance member questioned whether any new taxes were necessary for the roadbuikling program He said thai motorists and operators now pay 2 Mi billion dollars an nually in various taxes This would pay even for the greatly stepped up construction program envisaged in pending legislation lie added The House volccl for 000 of additional revenues over a 16year period to help finance the federal share of the program Byrd said he expects his commit tee to approve about Ihe same amount Byrd noted that the bulk of the new money would come from rais ing the federal gasoline tnx from 2 to 3 cents a gallon and said there appeared to be no contro versy over this Most opposition to the House levies Byrd said appeared to come from truckers fighting a per pounds annual tax on trucks weighing pounds or more unidentified car slowed in front of him to make a right turn Roath slammed on his brakes and his car swerved left into tha path of the oncoming Schoby car MRS GERALD PECKHAM GlobcGazclto photos by Gibbs INJURED ready two of the survivors of the crash on High way 18 Friday for the trip to the hospital after removing them from their wrecked auto Mrs Charles Krivachek is being carried off at left while Warren Roath Joice lies on the blanket at center according to a witness The two sidcswiped ripping the entire right side of the car driven by Roath The car ended up in tha ditch on the north side of the road Schoby Was A Ions Schoby was riding alone in his car at the time Roath and the two girls were riding in the oth er car Shoes bells and other articles of clothing were strewn in the ditch beside the Roath car The fatally injured girl was married to Gerald Peckham 19 Clear Lake last March 17 Scho by operates a cabin camp in Britt Dr J E Chrislopherson coun ty coroner said Mrs Peckham died of a crushed chest and an internal hemorrhage Mrs Krivnchek and Roath were fisted in fair couditioa Saturday morning by Mercy Hos pital authorities Roath under went surgery Friday night Both suffered severe lacerations on the upper portion of the body Mrs Peckham was the daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Bert Benson Ventura Besides her sister Rose mary she also is survived by two brothers Larry and Gary both of Ventura and three other sisters Mrs Donald Page Albert Lea Mrs Edward Pope Walnut and Carol Ann at home Mrs Peckham was born July 8 1940 at Harlan Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p m at the Re deemer Lutheran Church at Ven tura The Rev W T Wolfram will conduct the services Wards Funeral Home Clear Lake is in charge Charles Krivachek is serving with the Army in Germany ;