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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 29, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOM VOL Lxm Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 29 1957 Thli Papav ol Two NO Humphrey Resigns as Treasury Boss Neecf Rapid Disarmament Progress Speed Is Stressed by Dulles W Germany Holds Key FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Secretary of State John Foster Dulles said Wednesday that rapid progress is Heeded to keep the EastWest dis armament talksalive Stressing the need for speed Dullessaid disarmament talks cannot drag on year after year without getting someplace If there is progress on disarma ment he said it should be pos sible to make progress on other EastWest political issues Dulles told his news conference progress is is needed keep the dis armament talks with Russia alive But Dulles said a first step dis armament agreement is not pos sible in anything short of several months Get Going Also he said Big Four talks with the Soviet Union on German reunification are not just around the corner Such talks he said should come only after progress has been made on a start toward disarmament Speaking very soberly he told newsmen that the important thing is to get going somewhere some how as rapidly as possible Un less this is done he added it will be very difficult to check the dis armament race Whether a first stage disarma ment plan would include Europe he said depends entirely on the Europeans themselves Up to Germany It is up to Germany for ex ample he said whether it would participate in a first step plan The whole question has been un der review here with West Ger man Chancellor Konrad Adenauer who left Washington Wednesday Adenauer told a news confer that a firststep disarmament is primarily a program for the United States and It would not serve a useful pur AP Wircphoto OPEN HEARINGS LAUNCHED R C Boyd left Highway engi neer testifies as the special legislative investigating committee opened public hear ings at Des Moines The committee is inquiring into land purchases by the commission ence Tuesday agreement on pose he added to apply initial aerial inspection to Germany Since Germany is the key coun try in the heart of Europe and since Germanys consent would be a requirement of any disarma ment agreement affecting its ter ritory the prospect for any such agreement virtually disappeared under Adenauers opposition That situation would be changed only if his position turned out to be more flexible than his words indicated or should be modified in the light of future events Submit Plans for Nuclear Power Plant WASHINGTON W Northern States Power Co Minneapolis has submitted to the Atomic En ergy Commission a proposal for a million nuclear power plant The commission said Wednes day in announcing receipt of the proposal that the project calls Eor a boiling water reactor incor porating largevolume controlled recirculation of the water cool antmoderator The reactor would be fueled with slightly enriched uranium A separate conventional oilfired superheater would be used to raise the temperature of the steam produced by the reac tor All About Economy Drive Puts Squeeze on Housing Bill 66000 Kilowatts the plant would have a produc ing capacity of 66 thousand kilo watts of electricity The company asked the com mission for research and develop ment assistance and for a waiver of charges for fuel use until five years after the issuance of a li cense for operation of the plant Other Members The balance of the cost of re search and development would be jorne by Northern States Power Co and by 10 other members rof entral Utilities Atomic Power Associates The group includes Interstate Power Co Dubuque rMJI MJJUUl The Weather Mason City no i hi p 6 r t a n t temperature change through Thursday Chance of a shower or thunder storm Wednesday night and again Thursday afternoon or evening High Thursday 7680 Low Wednesday night 5459 Iowa Partly cloudywith widely scattered afternoon and night time thundershowers little change in temperature through Thursday Low Wednesday night 5060 FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average near norma Thursday through next Monday with only minor day to day changes Normal highs 76 nortl to 79 south Normal lows 5 north to 56 south Precipitation will average fourtenths t eighttenths of an inch occur ring as scattered showers d thunderstorms throughout th period Minnesota Partly cloudy an warm through Thursday widely scattered afternoon an nighttime thundershowers south Low Wednesday night 455 High Thursday 7585 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 77 Tuesdaynight 55 At 8 am Wednesday 68 Precipitation 49 inch YEAR AGO To Decrease Some State Aid Checks Hearing on Land Sale Is Opened Prentice and Boyd Testify DES MOINES Pren tice Waterloo real estate man first offered late last September to buy a tract of land which later was sold to the Stale Highway Commission for the legis lative committee investigating the State Highway Commission was told Wednesday The witness wasLaverne Hel li son of a Waterloo widow who sold the property to Prentice and his wife Mary for minus commission Prentice is a sales man in the real estate firm of Erfiory Loomis a member of the Highway Commission New Garage The legislative committee was inquiring into the pur chase of the 762 acres of land in Waterloo as a site for a new high w a y commission maintenance yard and garage Earlier the committee heard R C Boyd commission maintenance engineer testify that the name of the owner of the Waterloo tract was changed in the official min utes of the commission covering the day it was decided to buy the land Boyd said he did not know hw long after the meeting the change was made or niiideit GEORGE HUMPHREY ROBERT B ANDERSON Nation to Pause Thursday to Remember Its War Dead By THE ASSOCIATED As they have for fourscore and nine years Americans Thursday will summon rever ence and remembrance for the dead of the nations wars Memorial Day was established May 30 18G8 by officers of he Grand Army of the Republic The savage Civil War that rackedthe young nation fqr four years was fresh in their minds Now the day has come to mean a time topause and remem ber those who gave their lives in all our from the Revo lution to Korea Veterans gibups Boy and others will march inpa rades They will hear rifle crack salutes fired over graves some almost fresh some very old They will hear Taps blown on a bugle Many will feel fresh grief as they lay wreaths und flowers on graves soldiers they had loved For millions of others the holiday will signal a great ex odus on highways and trains heading for a picnic or a visit The weather forecast is fair and mild for most of the nation Before the fourday weekend is over many new deaths will be added to the loll of war but they will be aulo traffic deaths The days ceremonies center at national cemeteries battle fields and other shrines that have become traditional DBS MOINES UP Monthly hecks to 33445 lowans receiving Id age blind aid and id to dependent children willbe cut July 1 Chairman Holla Glenn if the State Board of Social Wei are announced Wednesday Glennsaid the reductionwill be made because the Legislature did not appropriate enough money to sustauv grants at their present evel The reductions will range as follows to a case monthly for 6500 old age assistance cases to to 245 aidto blind recipients and to 26 700 persons receiving aid to de pendent children Approximately 32500 old age as not be af1 aidtoblirid teiTlffedthaHttfnfffl His mother had listed the property for sale with various Waterloo firms beginning in 1954 at asking prices which started at and then were reduced first to then to and finally Listing Ran Out Helsel said the latter listing was madein August 1956 and ran out on Oct 25 Helsel said that about a month before Oct 25 Prentice said he would like tobuy the property aft er the listing ran out Helsel said that shortly after the listing expired Prentice and his wife made a firm offer at minus a 5 per cent commission Burma Loses Suit In Ikes Cabinet 5 Years Replaced by Anderson WASHINGTON W George M Humphrey Wednesday resigned as Secretary of the Treasury Robert B Anderson former deputy secretary of defense wai picked to succeed him Humphreys resignation was an ounced by the While House irough release of a letter front he Secretary of the Treasury to resident Eisenhower asking to c relieved no later than the lose of the current congressional Cession At the same time Eisenhower formally sent to the Senate a nomination of Anderson to the governments top fiscal pbat Held Anderson a Texas Democrat lias served as secretary of the Navy in the Eisenhower adminis tration as well as deputy tary of defense In a letter accepting the resig nation the President told Hum phrey there are a number of critical problems to be considered during this session of Congress and the bulk of these have been satisfactorily re solvpd I deeply believe that your experience and the confidence that you enjoy everywhere in gov ernment will bo great assets iii reaching the best answers Consequently the date you turn over your duties to your sue cessor will the limits in dicated be dictated somewhat by circumstances Humphreys decision to leave the Cabinet and the choice of derson to succeed him were gen Ben Burma Rochester Minn and his wife Tuesday night heard a District Court jury in Mason City read a verdict denying him compensation in a injury suit Burma brought the suit against the Iowa Electric Light and Power Co Cedar Rapids as a resultof a disabling accident at Olaf Jan 3 The suit is belicyed to be the largest claim ever tried in Iowa and couid have brought a recordbreaking award Judge Tom Boynlon will set a lime limit for filing of a motion erally ex p e c t e d Humphreys friends months have been that he saying for was anxious to sistance cases will fected Also 1243 WASHINGTON con gressional economy drive Wednes day put the squeeze on the hous ing bill in the Senate The senators took up the big Houseapproved bill for the third day after trimming from it They were called into session an hour and a half early in an effort to complete action on the bill by nightfall The Democraticbacked bill pro vided when itleft the House and when it Jeft the Senate Banking Com mittee It included increased au thority for federal purchase of mortgages more slum clearance and other programs But the Sen ate Tuesday night reduced the bill to by a 6711 vote which serves numerous North Iowa communities Aliis Chalmers Manufacturing Co Milwaukee has been selected as the prime contractor The plant will be located somewhere along the MinnesotaIowa border t an exact point yet to be de ermined Under the AECs invitation the lant should be completed by une 30 1962 Maximum Minimum 80 6L lowan Found Guilty of Manslaughter WATERLOO White 21 Waterloo was founc guilty of manslaughter Tuesday night in connection with the knife slaying of another man in a cafe here March 29 A jury deliberated nearly four hours before finding White guilty of the slaying of Bus tar Morrison 30 Waterloo COAST TERRAIN NAMESAKES MYRTLE BEACH SC This Atlantic coastal resort ended ts nationwide search for a living namesake when it found Mrs Myrtle Beach 47 Ft Madison Iowa with three children named Sandy Marshy and Rocky Funnels Sighted Around Spencer and Garner SPENCER W Tornado fun nels were sighted in this north western Iowa area about noon Wednesday and hard rains also were reported in the vicinity Five persons reported seeing funnels about 11 miles west of Spencer No damage was reported but witnesses said one funnel touched down in an open field and raised dust and debris An other funnel was reported four miles southwest of Royal or about 15 miles southwest of Spencer In that area more than two inches of rain fell in less than an hour At p m the Weather Bu reau in Des Moines reported that a funnel cloud had been sighted seven miles northwest of Garner The Weather Bureau said local ly severe thunderstorms were possible in North Iowa up to 9 p m Wednesday cases will not get the reduction As to ADC the board said that a family of four now receiving an average grant would have its pay ment reduced by about monthly when the new scale goes into effect The exact reduction will vary in case to case because of the percentage basis calcula tion The 1957 legislature appropri ated 516535000 annually to the department for the next two ears The total is more annually than was previously ap propriated But Chairman Glenn said it is considerably lower than he annually asked by his group This offer was accepted by Helsel and his mother Another witness W D John ston the commissions resident engineer at Waterloo testified he inspected the 76acre tract with Loomis early in October But as two other commission officials previously had related he said he did not discuss price or value with Loomis or a new trial Burma claimed Slow Down and Live Signs Being Posted DES MOINES A total of 600 special Slow Down and Live sgns were being posted along Iowas highways by the Stale Highway Patrol Wednesday The warning message is let tered in red on signs which are 14 by 20 inches in size The signs will remain in place through Sunday Next week the patrol will collect the signs and save them for use again later in the sum mer Much Opposition to Request for Farm Props Slash WASHINGTON UP Secre tary of Agriculture Ezra T Ben sons new request to lower price support collided Wednesday with immediate congressional opposi tion The outlook for the request appeared even rougher Benson Tuesday sent Congress alternate drafts of legislation tha would give him authority to fix price supports for basic farm commodities froni 0 to 90 or 60 to 90 per cent of parity Benson said his proposal pro viding for price supports of from zero to 90 per cent has the great er merit His drafts were contained in a letter to Chairman Harold D Coo ley DNC of the House Agricul he suffered a broken back and pernianent in the accident He said e fell from a metal grain bin as result of a shock received from power company lines above it Burmas attorneys said that ap parently a long metal rod hehad jeen using to push a thermometer ture Committee The draft sug gestcd deletions and repeal o sections of existing farm law into grain in the bin carried a shock from the power lines Bur return to the business world that was nearly his entire life for 40 years until he took the treasury post in 1953 7 The Ohio industrialist gave up a annual income when he went to work for the government at a year Cabinet sala ries were raised to last year But his aides insist this had nothing to do with his decision to step down iHe has made his fortune one of them said recently He does nt need the money that private enterprise can give him On the ma did not remember details of he accident Witnesses for Burma said one sower line was closer tothe bin han the law allows a statement contested by witnesses for the power company Attorneys for the power com pany had maintained that lines met all safety requirements that Burmas negligence must have caused the accident and that a power line easementhad been granted before the bins were con structed The jury was out three hours but deliberated actually only two as the jurors had a supper hour in that time Burma heard the verdict from he wheefed stretcher on which he has reclined throughout the woweek trial Wircphoto FIRST LOOK AT VANGUARD first stage rockets of the giant threestage other hand he has an intense loy ally to the people and the corpor ations with which he was associ ated They have convinced him he can do something for them Thats why hes going back Widespread Similarly the report has been widespread that Eisenhower want ed Anderson to take over the Treasury job when and if Hum phrey insisted on leaving These reports were bofstered when An derson accompanied Humphrey to a meeting earlier this month of a congressional committee con cerned with government expendi tures Anderson who will be 47 on BULLETIN WASHINGTON flWThe House Wednesday brushed aside Pres ident Eisenhowers protests that the amount was too little and voted for the armed services and Defense De partment House passage of the less than the President had tossed on to the Senate the measure and the contention by Eisenhower that at least SI 200000000 more is essential to the nations security Burns Prove Fatal to Iowa Woman MANCHESTER UP Mrs iWilliam Brady S3 Masonville June 4 is some 20 years younger than Humphrey The present sec retary was 67 last March 8 and his age is one reason Humphrey is understood to have felt he should give up the Cabinet job Humphrey has been a member of the Cabinet since Eisenhower took office and reportedly has been one of the Presidents most influential advisers There has al so been a close personal relation ship between the two Humphreys departure will mark the fourth change in Eisen howers original Cabinet Three others resigned the late Martin P Durkin as secretary of labor in 1953 Mrs Oveta Culp Hobby as secretary of health education and welfare in 1955 and Douglas Mc Kay as secretary of the interior in 1956 Durkin was replaced by James P Mitchell Mrs Hobby by Mar ion B Folsom and McKay by Fred A Seaton SAME i Black flag means raffia ts and warm tcmperai Vanguard rockets designed to carry the first earth satellites come off the assembly jdied at a hospital here over a 24touri tures but scattered shower with the possibility ofi line at the Martin Aircraft Co Baltimore It is the first public view of the device 01 howers which will be dispatched into space some time within the next year th EMPLOYMENT UP DES MOINES ment in Iowa in March was up year ago the Iowa of burns suffered m a fire at her Development Commission s a ome Sunday night Wednesday ;