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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 2, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North lowoi Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIV Railroad Merger Studied Aisoclated United Press Full Lease Wires NYQ Penn Are Largest NEW YORK Iff Two rail giants their profits off are con sidering a merger thai would create the worlds largest rail road in revenue and assets Citing common problems and changed economic conditions the Pennsylvania and New York Cen tral railroads Friday announced they have begun studies looking toward a possible merger into one consolidated system The two roads are the largest in the country based on annual revenue Their combined assets are in excess of billion The announcement by James M Symes president of the Penn sylvania and Alfred E Pcrlman president of the Central was made after the New York and other stock exchanges had closed for the day Off 12V2 Cents Slocks of the railroads on the New York exchange were both off 125 cents Previous announce ments of planned mergers have been reflected on the exchange by flurries of activity Wall Street observers look rather skeptical view of the pro posed merger pointing out the many roadblocks that would have to be by the Interstate Commerce Commis sion and the possibility that the Justice Department could inter vene on antitrust grounds Railroad and investment men indicated it could be years before the Central and Pennsylvania op erated as a single company on the same tracks Lose Competition The ICC has long held that competing lines should not be permitted to merge The commis sion has refused to approve Ihe effort by Robert R Young chair man of the Central to merge the Central and the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway because the ICC said the result would be loss of extensive competition between the two railroads The Pennsylvania and Central compete in some areas chiefly between New York and Chicago In Washington both the ICC and the Justice Department de clined comment on the merger possibility In pzoposed railroad mergers the ICC investigates to determine if among other things lie interest The Justice Depart ment usually intervenes to follow field Charles City Buckeye Du mpnt Sac City Storm Lake and Williams were among points re the testimony presented Other Roadblocks Other possible roadblocks in vQm elude possible objection by states U w and cities served by the railroads a of molsture Ma son City had 91 Council Bluffs Fairfield Em metsburg Montezuma North English Oskaloosa Traer Zcar and the fact that stockholders of both companies would have to ap prove the consolidation Consolidation would create transport giant covering mosl of ng Eslherville Shell Rock Fort the northeastern United Slates DoclSe Brooklyn and Garwin all The railroads cross heavily pophad threefourths of an tio ti uoa jjuiJ ulated and industrialized sections nch Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 2 1957 This Paper Consists ol Two No 21 PSYCHOTIC POOCH Padre is a narc who doesnt mind climbing stairs but who wont go down Owner Lee Jones Baltimore in this tender scene is making one of his many trips downstairs gmg his 160pound bundle of friendliness When Jones recently took the dog to a veterinarian to find out about his fear of stairs he had to carry the pooch down the vets secondfloor office Criticize Russian Strategy MidEast Move Called Farce UNITED NATIONS N Y Wi Diplomats speculated Saturday that Russia may have lost more than she gained by trying to make a major crisis out of Syrias bor der dispute with Turkey While the Soviets managed to get considerable p r o p a g a nda mileage out of the Middle East debate U N delegates said Rus sia aso stirred resentment among some of the nations they most wanted to win over General Assembly debate ended abruptly Friday when Syria said she was willing to leave without any action for the present her Sovietbacked charge that Turkey planned to attack her Express Resentment A number of Arab delegates privately expressed resentment over being virtually forced through their pledge of Arab unity to back a cause for which they had little stomach Most Arab leaders wanted Syr ia to accept Saudi Arabian King Sauds mediation offer and felt Russia was to blame for Syrias refusal to do so Turkey accepted the offer One neutralist delegate who has taken the Soviet side on a number of issues before the UN called the debate a farce that should be ended as soon as pos sible Even Indias V K Krishna Menon who rarely criticizes So viet actions showed little appar ent liking for the Soviet war charges and tried to get Syria to GLOOMY COLD WEEKEND Co Id Air Following Rain Across Iowa ucicgate utcam Cooler air began moving into Iowa Saturday in the wake of the tne Red chargcs 1 Q iVini 1 Orf Vlllf fi n i rVt mi an me OJL me rams that left half an inch or more of moisture over much of the state promising a gloomy cold weekend iviGimm may nave staged the de me ram started along the western border of the state Friday bate at this time to detract at and moved eastward across the entire state by Saturday morning tention from the anniversary of Heaviest rainfall reported was 129 inches at Sioux City Pocathe Hungarian revolt that prompt hontas had 120 inches Pisgah 116 Spencer and James 112 Iowa ed the last Assembly to denounce aalls llb and Huhharrl i m 105 and Hubbard Popcjoy Akron LeMars Park ersburg Steamboat Rock Shef Woden Boy Is Iowas 23rd Flu Victim of the East and Midwest The cloud cover kept tempera and the 2 demic Iowas flu victim within 24 hours of the current epi M Program quiry t g settle her difference with Turkey over a conference table No Incident Russias charge that the United States was trying to goad Turkey into war against Syria had some initial effect on ArabAsian lead ers But when the Soviets an nounced the supposed invasion would take place last Monday and the day passed without incident delegates became dubious about There was some feeling the Kremlin may have staged the de Russian aggression One Western delegate expressed the view that the debate and Rus sias obvious stage managing of Syrias case had one good effect to show Middle East delegates what life would be like in the Soviet orbit Others felt that Russias prop aganda drive backfired because it cnarges of its own In some of the toughest lan guage he has ever used before the BENSON LENDS A HAND U S Sec retary of Agriculture Ezra Benson gets a first hand look at the way farm work is done in Japan as he pitches in to help AP Phofofax wash carrots during a visit to a farm north of Tokyo Benson and his family are on a world tour to study agriculture methods and programs of other nations Nab Youths After Chase Gunfire FORT MADISON Two St Paul Minn youths were held here Saturday following a bullet punctuated high speed chase which police said involved two stolen cars Police said the pair Francis Jo eph Rogers and Edward Harri son DeMarre both 18 admitted stealing a car in St Paul Friday morning and abandoning it in Burlington when a rod went out Burlington police alerted local Dolice when another car was re ported stolen there The car ran through a road lock set up here and police ired about half a dozen shots at The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy and colder with occasional drizzle or snow flurries Saturday night and Sunday low Saturday night in low 30s high Sunday in upper 30s Iowa Mostly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday Intermittent light rain turning colder north west High in 40s northwest 50s southeast Minnesota Rain turning to snow flurries colder GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation 54 47 50 91 Marys Catholic Church after the janitor reported finding him asleep there Police said both were armed with 38 caliber revolvers De car as it sped through the Marrc dropped his gun at the ore e oug e e empera Assembly U S Ambassador citv at speeds up to 75 miles anfsccnc of crash and Rogers A merger of the roads would tures in the 40s over most of n JIJ Henry Cabot Lodge accused Tne chase went bv the noPisto1 uas found about five feet VHtfi tVlf Illh larooci pnrrnro si R 1 P niaHt c iinian U 3S laken tO a Forci i ir Ifinm i u create Ihe llth largest corpora tion in the country Last month the earnings of the Pennsylvania were 25 per cent be low the 1956 level The Centrals profits dipped more than one mil lions dollars A slump in freight carloadings has been partly responsible Heavy deficits from passenger traffic also have hit most major carriers The Pennsylvania laid off 4000 workers recently when an ex pected autumn rise failed to materialize in traffic Taken in Safe Robbery at Waterloo Store WATERLOO A major safe robbery occurred late Friday night at the Sycamore Food Mar ket here and Ben Barg the store state Friday night as low ings ranged from 41 at Burlington hour after to 52 at dinitlance lo 52 al Olluimva Temperatures were not expect ed to advance much during the day Saturday Lows were expect ed to be in the 30s in most sec The boy had h a d a delicate heart operation al Rochester Minn last March Besides his parents he is sur vived by two sisters Janice 7 cooking up a phony wariicc station before ending scare to try to frighten Arab natnc car crashed into an embanksleeping lions into the Red fold m c uvu aiMers Janice tipns Saturday night as the colder and Nancy Ann 3 and a brother air mnvori xrrncciho Ti wiuuiei air moved Cold state air Randy i sweeping southward Funeral services will be at the an sweeping souinwara r unerai services will be at the over the Rockies during the nightWoden Methodist Church Monday dumped heavy snows on somcjat 2 pm The Rev S W Shreve Wyoming communities a n diwil conduct the service 5 DIE IN FALL BERCHTESGADEN Germany Five mountain climbers in cluding three young girls plunged 600 feet to their death hi the Ba varian Alps near here Friday police reported northerly winds spread the snow Burial eastward into much be in Bingham IhcjTownship Cemetery with Hanson Dakotas Funeral Home of Forest City in Lander Wyo measured four cnarge nf arrangements inches of fresh snow and lo in southeast Idaho recorded two inches ap owner said Ihe loss would proach in cash Much of the money he said represented p e r s o n al savings over a 25year period Some valu able jewelry also was taken In surance coverage hc said is very than Si000 They took everything he said A merchant policeman discov ered the brcakin about am Barg had been at the store at in pm The thieves knocked the dial A LONG BED WARE Mass h i s town is now the owcr of a bed 10000fcet long The Boston KKK Signs Found at University Believed Prank IOWA CITY UP Two Negro T t coeds one a former campus Mam Railroad sold the town its queen found crosses the abandoned railroad bed alongiinitials KKK on their dormi thc Ware River for tory doors the University of Iowa disclosed Friday Mrs Henry Berry 19 Houston Tex who was Miss SUI of 1956 and Jo Anne Moore 20 OUumwa said they found the symbols of the Ku Klux Klan Hal loween day A paper cross a painted skele ton and the words KKK will jstrikc were painted on the door jof Mrs Berrys room She also told officials she nearly fell over ment at a T intersection DeMarre got out of the car and surrendered but Rogers fled on foot Police fired several shots at him then called for sheriffs offi and more policemen to aid in the search Kogers offered no where he was Neither Rogers nor DeMarre was injured MRS BLACK DIES WHITEHORSE Yukon Terri tory ii Martha Louise Black J91 native of Chicago and first resistance US born woman elected to rn woman eecte to when arrested about am inlCanadas Parliament died Fri the basemenl coal bin at StJday Upper Iowa U Gives Vote of Confidence to Instructor Uproar at Meeting of Iowa Union CEDAR RAPIDS UP The fining cash and other ihe cicnt FAY ETTE Iowa University Friday gave a vote of confidence to Phillip J Lor enz Jr a faculty member who appeared Tuesday before the Senate Internal Security Sub committee investigating al leged Communist activities in the South The 33y e a rold physics teacher who pleaded the Fifth Amendment 16 times while a witness received two standing ovations from about 400 stu dents and faculty members at a convocation Friday Lorenz and university Presi dent Eugene E Garbce read statements pertaining to the teacher The presidents re marks were a joint statement by him and District Judgo H Antej president of thr uni versity Board of Trustees Dr Garbcc said Lorenz was questioned by university offi cials and board members Thursday after his return from he subcommittee hearing in Memphis Tenn Lorenz said in his statement that as a former leader of the Progressive Party in the South and because it was indicated at the hearing that the Progres sive Party was a Communist organization I took the advice of counsel in not answering cer tain questions pertaining to al leged political activity Hc said his attorney ex plained that my answers might be uscd as the basis of litigation against me Furthermore 1 testified that T am noi R member of iho Communist Parly and will slate unequivocally here that I am not now or have I ever been a member of any subversive or ganization Lorenz appointed to he Up per Iowa faculty in 1956 said taught at LeMoync College for Negroes in Memphis from 1953 to 1954 and at Kentucky College before com ing here The joint statement of Dr Garbee and Judge Antes said The administration of Upper Iowa University regrets that Mr Lorenz felt it necessary to follow the advice of his attor ney and take the Fifth Amend ment may question Lorenz judgment hul not his legal ov m a vacant cihical or moral righMo take homo hero Friday and burned it i the action which he did 1st Step Taken by House Order Check of Manpower FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Congression al investigators will question top military manpower officials next week on whether the U S mis sile program has been hurt by any waste of scientific talent The House manpower subcom mittee which has been conduct ing a preliminary inquiry into the matter was set to open Mon day the first public congression al investigation inlo the U S missile effort since Sputnik A subcommittee source said the group has received reports that compelition for scienlific and technical personnel in the entire military research and develop ment field is running wild Serious Shortage Some agencies have gobbled up so many scientists and engineers that they have been assigned lo ordinary administrative work the source said while other agencies have been suffering shortage In another development a spec ial Presidential Committee on Scientists and Engineers re leased a prexiously secret report showing that Russia has sur passed the United States in total number of scientists The report prepared by Dr Herbert Scoville Jr assistant director of the Central Intelli gence Agency showed that Rus sia now has 1500000 scientists compared with 1300000 in tha United States Broad Advance committee spokesman said US intelligence reports show that Sputnik was not the isolated result of a Soviel crash pro gram but rather increased evi dence of a broad scientific ad vance by the Russians uuuugu a resolution calling tor The subject of US Scientific the management of the Cedar will be voiced Nov 13 Rapids Memorial Coliseum to b President Eisenhower Eisen hower announced Friday ha would make the first of several chins up addresses at Okla homa City Nov 13 lo strengthen Americas confidence in its sci entific and economic power At Los Angeles meanwhile former President Truman said Friday night that Russia has made alarming scientific pro gress while the Eisenhower ad ministration neglected defensa needs and concentrated on bal ancing the Truman said the administra tion has been planning our na tional defense not on the basis what was needed to protect us from our enemies but on the basis of business as usual t this is terribly dangerous The former presidents charges were delivered at a Democratic JeffersonJackson Day dinner Zhukov Expelled From Presidium Russ Announce MOSCOW Marshal Georgi K Zhukov has been expelled both from the ruling Presidium and from the Central Committee of Ihe Soviel Unions Communist Parly reliable but unofficial sources disclosed Saturday night The disclosure climaxed a week of doubts as to the future of the 60yearold marshal It reiterated an earlier promise by Party Chief Nikita Khrush chev that Zhukov would be given a new job in line with his ex perience and qualifications There was no indication how ever as to what his future job would be Zhukov was dismissed as fense minister a week ago of Labor state all but turned Iowa Federation convention was into an uproar Friday when one member said the tables at which the delegates were seated were made by nonunion labor Despite calls for order by Fed eration president Ray Mills De Moines the delegates shouted through a resolution calling for get rid of the tables NonUnion Labor L H Rowley business agent for the carpenters union in Des Moines started the dispute when he said I would like to point out that the tables here are made by nonunion labor at factory in my district James Caffrey president of he rubber workers union in Des Moines then offered the motion asking for the tables removal The delegates who also pointed out the convention chairs didnt have union labels on them either lamored for a vole and shouted he motion through Talk Ordered Following the motion Barney McPartland the coliseum man ager sent a note saying the tables were 30 years old and were union made Mills ordered that federal officials talk with McPartland Earlier in he day Jack Mc Coy cxectuive vicepresident of the federation ran down the vot ing records of the members of the Iowa Legislature He dis cussed the records of each legis lalor on labor sponsored bills Gfidden Farmer fs Victim of Tractor GLIDDEN E Van Clue 56 farmer living near Glid den was killed Friday when his tractor overturned 6 miles north cast of here on a Carroll County road ARSONISTS HUNTED DAVENPORT ties here were number of children who delib erately set fire to a vacant looking for a to the ground ;