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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 30, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for LOBE HOME EDITION VOL n Md United The Newspaper That All North I owa n N e ig h bars MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MAY 30 Twt Full GlobeGazette Photo by Musser One Shift in Policy of GOP New Chairman to Call Rival Democratic Party By ROBERT DONOVAN New York Herald Tribunt News Service Demo crat Party so dear to the hearts of Republican national chairmen of this generation is going to become the Demo cratic Party again under the new chairman Sen Thurston B Morton of Kentucky At least from the days in 1946 when Rep B Carroll R held the office until Meade Alcorn resigned Repub lican chairmen almost invari ably referred to the opposition as the Democrat des ignation resented by a great many Democrats SEN MORTON who suc ceeded Alcorn said that he in tends to say Democratic Party He has always said Democratic in the past he said andsees no reason for changing his custom in his utterances as head 6fhls Partys organization Sen Morton is doing moie than merely changing a party of thematter is he is changing a policy In 1956 L Richard Guylay then director of public relations for the Republican National Committee that it was a ter of party f policy publicans to say Demo c r a t Party and that this d e s i g n a tion therefore would appear in all speeches documents and public c o m ments MORTON In lower case the word dem ocratic has a connotation of pop ular and Republican strategy was to mute this connotation as much as possible As Republi can speakers have been fond of saying Democratic is an Ad jective that is not descriptive of the Democrat Party as it is to IN A RECENT county election inIdaho someone put the desig nation Democrat Party on the official ballot and Democrats in the stale Legislature prompt ly pushed through a bill provid ing that a party could be desig nated on a ballot only by the name specified by the state or ganization Gov Robert E Smylie Republican vetoed the measure President Eisenhower referred o the Democrat Party in a political speech in Los Angeles last October but after election day he was saying ic again As far as reporters could as certain his Los Angeles speech was only the second time he had used this expression The Democrats were once called the Democratic Republi can Party but in their conven tion of 1844 they formally as sumed the name of Democratic Party of the Union HOMAGE PAID TO DEAD Prayer Play Mark 91st Memorial Day Activities BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Prayer and play marked 91st annual observance of Memorial Day as thenation pays homage to its dead of five major wars and the befcch and summer resort bus iness gets under way From Arlington National Cemetery across the Potomac from our national capital to faroff Hawaii services were held by veterans and other patriotic groups as well as by relatives of those who died for their country Hundreds of pa rades celebrated the occasion At Arlington memorial serv ices were held in the semi circular stonebenched amphi theater President Eisenhow erswreath at the Tomb of the Unknown was to be laid by Sumner G Whittier admin istrator of veterans affairs The Presdent planned a quiet day at the White lowa Scattered showers and thunderstorms except in north east corner through Sunday LowSalufdaynightupper 50s to upper 60s Minnesota C I o u d High Sunday 75 GlobeGazelle weather data up to 8 Saturday Maximum 74 Minimum 59 At 8 65 Precipitation 28 YEAR AGO Maximum 81 Minimum 58 Highway Patrol Blankets Iowa DES MOINES Iowa Highway Patrol with about 200 officers patrolling the roads si multaneously staged a mass drive for enforcement of the traffic laws late Friday During two onehour periods Ihey is sued 676 summonses and Iraffic lickels The drive selling off a campaign for safe driving dur ing Ihe Memorial Day holiday period Jasled inlo the nighl hours The 200 palrolmen nearly three limes as are reg ularly on duty during three shifts cruised the highways for 10 hours The force went inlo action at 2 p m on a prearranged signal from slate patrol hcadquarlers here Every patrol district in the state was covered with no formal activities scheduled At Honolulu children join veterans groups in placing leis on graves of graves of World War II and Korean War dead Also at Hololulu the Navy remembers Pearl ffarbor dead in ceremonies astride the sunken hulk of the Arizona The bodies1 of more than officers and men lie entombed in the hulltragic reminder of the Japanese at tack almost 18 years ago Taps were sounded on the hill at Chaleau Thierry in Frpnce wherean American graveyard of World War I overlooks the Marne A memorial honoring ski troopers who lost their lives in Italy during World War II was dedicated atop Ten nessee Pass in the white capped Colorado Rockies Algona Man First Holiday Fatality Three persons were killed in auto accidents on Iowa high ways Friday night shortly after the start of the holiday period in which the traffic loll was be ing counted The dead Walter Weisbrod 71 farmer near Algona Max McCoy 34 Toledo Iowa Paul Adams 29 Delta In addition the slate had a case of a missing person be lieved to have drowned WEISBROO BECAME Iowas first Memorial Day traffic fa tality A car he was driving col lided with another driven by Richard Ristau 20 Algona al Ihe intersection of Highways 18 and 44 west of Algona Ristau and Karen Spencer were hospitalized McCoy was the driver of a car which piled into Ihe rear of a semitrailer truck loaded with tile Wi miles east of Toledo on Highway 30 Adams was killed when his car collided with one driven by Paul D Hiskinson 31 Kirks ville on Highway 63 just north of Malcom in Poweshiek County THE SUSPECTED drowning victim was Howard King 43 which is west of Perry He had gone fishing Friday night al an isolated spot of the Racoon River Ihe nation as a whole the holiday highway death toll was mounting steadily By 10 Saturday there were 56 traffic deaths and 6 drownings w Russians Hint at Its Soggy Over Most of Iowa It was a soggy Memorial Day over much of Iowa The showers and thunder storms that moved back into the state Friday night were ex pected to through Sunday over all but the jxtreme northeast corner of Iowa Mason City collected an other TWO INCHES of rain fell dur night at Orient in south west Iowa Basements of many ionics were flooded and winds caused some damage The wind lorethe roof off 40 by 60foot industrial cold stor age building of the Johnson Tutlle Elevator Co A tornado funnel developed from a small cloud six miles ast of Oelwein Friday evening Highway Patrolman Henry Bloome saidthe funnel dippedto the ground twice in an open ield but there was no damage CRESTON GOT 65 inch of during Ihe making a otal of nearly lOVa inches this monlh Smaller streams are out of heir banks in the southwest part of the slate as a result of the most recent rains The Nodaway River was flood ng lowlands in the Corning area Saturday Two horses were res cued from high water on the iarl Miller farm just south of Corning AP Pholofax CHECKS SPACE STORY f Monkey Bak alWwJras a gag is posed above a copy of the Miami Herald carrying an account of Bakers and companion Abies flight through spacein nose cone of a missile Baker is described asa This photo was taken aboard a planebring ing the monkeys back to the On the Inside General News Page 2 Church News 3 Editorial Local News 67 910 Clear Lake News 11 Building News 111213 Maroon and Comics 15 North Iowa No Progress by Minnesota Solons ST PAUL Minne sota Legislature finished off the fifth week of the extra session Friday with a large helping of The lax conference committee came out with an other no progress report and the House put off a final vote on daylight savings time DAUGHTER INJURED Fiery Crash Fatal to Youth War on Iowa Bad Drivers DES MOINES massive crackdown on traffic violators by the Iowa Highway Patrol Friday inaugurated the State Safety Departments war on bad drivers A threestage drive for en forcement of traffic laws pro duced these the depart ment said Saturday Number of tickets issued 676 NUMBER OF summonses it In addition the patrol tagged 79 motorists with improper pass ing 19 were charged with speed ing 7 for running stop signs were charged with drunke driving The patrol also passed ou numerous tickets for f a u 11 equipment warning tickets anc for other various violations The 200 patrolmen assemblec n the most concentrated traffic iaw enforcement drive in the slates history first went into action al 2 Friday in all patrol districls on a prc ar anged signal from patrol head quarters here DRUNKEN DRIVERS and nolorists violating no passing zones and slop signs were Ihe principal targets of attack The patrol force reassembled or another prearranged check between 5 and 6 For the final check of Ihe day between 10 and midnight Ihe patrolmen stationed them selves near taverns and dance halls outside city Despite the crackdown Ihe stale has recorded three traffic deaths during the Memorial Day weekend IOWA FALLS Tennessee man was killed and his wife and oung daughter seriously in ured Friday noon in a fiery gas ruckcar accident on Highway 5 about six miles north of here Dead was Richard L Faber 2 Memphis Tenn HOSPITALIZED IN fair con ilion at a hospital here was is wife Janet 20 Both she and er Vicki received evere burns The daughter was eportcd in satisfactory condi on Ray Daniels Ackley driver or the Farmers Elevator and Jas CoOp was treated and re eascd Authorities said both Daniels and Faber were headed south Daniels reportedly made a left turn into a farm driveway when the car slruck the rear of his truck knocking off a gas tank connection THE CAR caught fire imme diately and Faber burned to death Mrs Faber was able to free herself along with the child Daniels stayed with his burn ing Iruck after the impact and managed to slop in a ditch aboul a block from the accident scene and away from nearby farms The accidcnl happened aboul VA miles inside Franklin Qounty Firemen from Iowa Falls and Bradford pul oul the fires FABER WAS returning home after a twoweek vacation visit ing friends and relatives in North Iowa and Soulhern Min ncsola He is survived by his father Fred A Faber Rake a broth er George A Faber Elmore and a sister Mrs Ralph Brones Rake The Anderson Funeral Home Iowa Falls is in charge of ar rangements which are incom plete Mr and Mrs Harold Elmsn Memphis parents of Mrs Faber arrived in Iowa Falls Saturday Price Still Not Outli ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES GENEVA Western official reported Saturday Russia ap peared ready to withdraw its Berlin ultimatum in exchange or Western concessions at the Big Four conference here But Russia still has not spelled out its price for ending the Berlin Crisis the officials said The Western ministers were reported to believe that Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko expressed willingness lo concede these major points as part of a negotiated interim settlement ACCEPTANCE OF the con tinued presence of Western Al lied garrisons in West Berlin guaranlec of unmo lested access across East Ger many o the Western outpost The officials said Gromyko n dicated his willingness lo con cede these points during secret sessions Thursday and Friday vilh Secretary of Slate Chris ian Herter and his French and British partners But they emphasized Gromy o was cxlremely guarded in iis hints and maintained Ihe loviel hard line for the record THE KEY QUESTION he price Russia intended to ex ict for ending the Berlin threat ind thus paving the road to the ummit Soviet Premier Nikita Khrush hev in recent speeches has sug cslod the idea of token Soviet military representation in West Berlin an idea rejected so far by the west Gromyko was expected to hark back to the old Soviet de mands for total Western with drawal from Bcri at Satur days plenary session of the Tropical Storm on Louisiana Coast NEW ORLEANS UPl The EastWest conference west and central Louisiana High Western sources said coast braced for gale force Khrushchev must decide within winds Saturday from tropical the next week whether to break storm Artcnc The storm moved the Berlin deadlock or write off northward oul of the Gulf of the possibility of a summit Mexico aflcr remaining stationfcrence NOW THE WESTERN Arenc was about Novembcr the first movg tcr 1AMI FIERY COLLISION Firemen from Iowa Falls and Bradford put out flames on two vehicles involved in a fatal accident on Highway Iowa Falls At left is the burning car in which Richard L Faber Memphis lost his life At right is the gas truck driven by Ray Daniels Ackley who piloted tha Photo by Earl FerrU Hampton burning machine into a ditch before abandoning it I Diplomats informed on Ihesa inilia secret lalks said Gromyko did not budge from Ihe position that the West must abandon its occupation of West Berlin But they said he engaged in probing Western intentions They said a change would hard y be expected until his reports have been studied by Khrush chev and he gets new inslruc ions An American spokesman said he thought the Soviet leaders now realize the Western allies are fully determined hot to he squeezed out of Berlin or driven nto a summit conference under threats EGGS SMASHED DOVER England eggsmashing campaign opened here Saturday to drive the sea gulls back lo the white cliffs of Dover Teams arc going around breaking in the uls nests in the hope hac will return to the cliffs where no people art walking underneath r ;