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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 19, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited for the CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1 O W A N S NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXH Associated Presi and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 19 1955 This Paper Consists of Two One No VISIT CREMATION SITE Soviet Premier center Saturday places a wreath at the site where Mo handas Gandhi was cremated in New Delhi The Russian and members of his party are on an 18day goodwill tour of India NOT PROPER Kefauver Hits Adlai Backing CHICAGO Estes Kefauvcr says the Democratic National Committee has favored Adlai E Stevensons candidacy for the partys presidential nomination in 1956 Committee Chairman Paul Butler denies the Tennessee senators charges Kefauver who says he will announce his 1956 political plans Dec 16 or 17 made theaccusation Friday afters his arrival for the current threeday meeting of party leaders Kefauvers remarks made while other prospective candidates were going around shaking hands chief attention temporarily But he will share the spotlight Saturday night with Stevenson and Gov Avcrell Harriman of New York at a dinner at the International Amphitheatre Former President Harry S Tru man who could have much to say about the selection of a nominee at the Democratic nationalconven tion in the same hall next Au gust also will address the diners Talk Set Stevenson the only declared can didate for the nomination is sched uled to speak at CST His address be carried by NBC and ABC radio and television networks Kefauvers remarks at the news conference overshadowed most oth er political talks Friday He stated that telegramsKof greetings to local Democratic meetings signed off with Stevensons name had been sent from national committee head quarters in Washington Its not proper for the national committee to espouse the candi dacy of any one Kefauvcr said In times past there is evi dence that they have been trying to help Mr Butler quickly denied the com mittee had dispatched any such messages The committee he add ed had beep instructed not to take sides Stephen A Mitchell former na tional chairman also denied the charges stating he was not aware that any such No Comment There was no comment from Stevenson or Harriman who told reporters he had no announcement of candidacy in mind Before leav ing New York Friday Harriman said whoever the next Democratic candidate will be he will be the next President of the United Harriman insisted to newsmen that he himself is not a candi date although he is expected to be the favorite son of the big New York delegation to the con vention Kefauvcr who reported he will announce his 1956 plans Dec 16 or 17 spoke with the air of a man already had made up his mind And he talked of the possibility of entering specific pri maries with an indication that if he runs he will make a fight of it on a battleground He saidhe had received more encouragement than he did in his vigorous but losing bid for the nomination without entering a pri DAVENPORT said drag race between youths in two new cars Friday night result ed in the death of William H Hildebrandt 14 Davenport The youth son of Mr and Mrs Lawrence Hildebrandt was a pas senger in a car driven by Wayne Bell 16 Eldridgc police said Bell was taking the car home to show his parents before buying it The car collided with one driven by Donald Denger 20 of Daven port Denger had purchased his car Friday Bell Denger and Edward Mayer 15 Davenport also a passenger in the Bell car were reported not seriously injured They were taken to a Davenport hospital Police said Denger phoned the other three youths at a bowling alley where they worked and chal lenged them to a drag They said the two cars were fol lowing each other when they ap proached a stalled car on High way 61 in the north part of Dav enport The Bell car sideswiped the stalled auto police said mary has announced he will enter Prec Trace March 20 Minnesota primary He gaid hehas not made up his mind about other states Youth Killed in Drag Race Story City Gl Among Victims of Crash STORY CITY Robert Caruth Story City has been tentatively identified as one of the 27 persons killed in the crash of an unscheduled DC4 at Seatlle Fri day Caruth formerly lived at Rock ford 111 All About The Weather City Partly cloudy and warmer through Sunday Low Saturday night around 20 and high Sunday about 40 Partly cloudy and warmer Saturday night and Sunday High Saturday 3745 Low Saturday night 20s Minnesota Warmer flurries Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m day Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum PARTLY CLOUDY Mu st B eg in A n e w D u 11 es State Set for Kyer Hearing Control Board Ammo Ready By DWtGHT McCORMACK DES MOINES W The State Board of Control will defend its position in the Dr Donald Kyer sit uation on grounds of insubordina tion and we will have our ammu nition all a board member said Saturday Meanwhile an associate of the doctor said We will produce rec ords and people to show that Dr Syers administration of the In dependence State Mental Health nslitute has been a good admin The two statements were made y Board Member George W Cal enius and Don Maloney Institute aundry manager in advance of a ublic hearing to be conducted bj he iowa Legislative Interim Com mittee in Des Moines Nov 28 The committee of five senators and five House members has been asked by Dr Kyers defenders to settle the question of whether Dr Kyer resigned as superintendent at ndependence Oral Resignation The board contends Dr Kyer rcr signed orally effective Dec 4 Dr 42 who has been superin endent of the mental hospital two years has declared he did not re sigri and does not intend to The situation stems from com plaints from some former employes of n s t itiitc th a t Dr VK y erha c discharged them without cause anc that he enforced an iron disci The board held a hearing on the matter last September and after vard Callenius said the board was very satisfied with Dr Kyer the reported resignation was belatedly disclosed by Board Chair man Henry W Burma Dr Kyer mmediately denied it Mr Burma and I expect to lave our ammunition all Callenius said After all weve ot to defend ourselves for the stand we have taken We will base our defense on jroiuids of insubordination by Dr Cyer We do not wish at this time o elaborate on that point The earing is for the purpose of look ng into the matter and details vill come out properly at that On Vacation Callenius went on to relate that Robert C Lappen the other board member is on vacation But Cal enius added Lappen said before ic left that he would stay with us Ye had all of the facts at that ime Our position is absolutely There has been no decision as o whether the board will call for estimony from anyone other than lallenius and Burma Callenius aid Lappen probably will not re urn in time for the hearing Cal cnius added Members of our institution com mittee will head our delegation to he Maloney said We sxpect to produce records and peo le to show that Dr Kyers admin stration has been a good adminis ration One outstanding psychologist nd college professor whom I can lot identify 1t this time will tell he interim committee that there as been more improvement at In ependence in the last two years ban in the previous 18 It is very hard to tell now how many persons we will call upon to upport our there are many persons interested who stand chind Dr Kyer solidly from the nstitulion and from Cedar Rapids Diibiique Waterloo Independence nd Marquis James Prize Winning Author Dies RYE N Y UP A u t h o r larquis James 64 who twice won ie Pulitzer prize for biography ied Saturday at his home here s the result of a cerebral hem rrhage The Missouriborn writer was warded the Pulitzer Prize1 in 1930 or The a biography of am Houston and in 1938 for the econd volume of Andrew Jack on Portrait of a GLORIA VANDERBILT Role Not Big Enough So Gloria Leaves HOLLYWOOD Heiress Glor ia Vanderbilt pulled out of a co starring rote in Frank Sinatras first western because her part wasnt big enough Neither Sinatra nor director DonMcGuire would give the rea sons for the hasty departure Fri day night of the poor little rich girl who often has been linked romantically with the singer But Saturday a source close to the production gave the real rea son why Miss Vanderbilt and her two sons left hastily for New last weekend declaring to re porters that she had dreamed since 14 of becoming a movie star She now is 31 In a tersely worded statement Sinatras company said only that Miss Vanderbilt has withdrawn from Johnny Concho by mutual The picture is not due to go be fore the cameras until a week from Monday Truck Hits Train Boone Man Killed BOONE Miller 28 3oone was killed Saturday when his truck skidded on an icy street and crashed into a Rock Island freight train Miller was thrown from the rucks cab and the rear wheels came to rest on his body as the northbound truck was spun around until it headed west His loaded cattle truck hit the rains engine Two head of cattle were killed Deaf Mute Loses His Sight in Accident CASERTA Italy Orsi 20 a deaf mule since birth found T World War II shell in the woods near Caserta He was playing with he shell authorities said when it exploded Doctors said Orsi will be blinded or the rest of his life 2 Priests Freed by Chinese Both Held on Spy Charges HONG KONG Ameri can priests charged with spying and held in solitary confinement for two years by the Chinese Com munists were set free Saturday The Rev Marcellus White Wal tham broke under the strain of his long confinement and wept for joy as he and the Rev Martin Vincent Garvey of Union City N J crossed the border to freedom Release of the two Roman Cath olic priests of the Passionist Or der brought to 22 the number of Americans freed from Red China since talks between U S and Com munist Chinese envoys started at Geneva last Aug 1 At least15 others still are held Called Mockery Both described their trials last Oct 29 as a mockery of jus tice Garvey said the Reds charged him with resisting the revolution cooperating with the Nationalists and spying and threatened to ex ecute him if he did not confess White said he was accused of passing economic and military in formation to other priests The Reds also had promised to release Mrs Homer V Bradshaw New York wife of a Presbyterian missionary also in Red China but she did not appear at the border Saturday two priests said theydid no on the train that brough them from Canton to the border Laura Lau American wife of a Chinese missionary who was freed last week said Mrs Brad shaw was very ill and barely alive when she left Good Health White and Garvey appeared in reasonably good health although thin and pale from their long im 3risonment They were greeted at he border by U S Vice Consul Robert Aylward Father Anthony Moloney and British officials White said he was arrested in 1952 and kept in prison until he was finally tried last Oct 29 He said he was sentenced to four years and released in advance for good Garvey said he was arrested in 1951 and told my crime was so serious I could be executed and if I did not confess I would be sent to Peiping and an instrument would be He did not elaborate but he ap parently meant his head would iave been cut off Garvey was tried the same day ns White sentenced to five years and let off for good behavior SAME STOP against invading aggres sor force paratroopers already on the ground this tank of the ground forces stands by as supplies for the troopers float to the ground The tanks wiped out the troops as they hit the ground It was all part of Exercise Sage Brush war games being held in Louisiana Caliph Pashas Aide Trampled to Death at Palace RABAT French Morocco Sultan Sidi Mohammed Be Youssef held consultations Saturday in his palace aimed at restorin peace to Morocco an angry mob trampled to death a caliph and an other person in the palace courtyard Five others were injured The slain caliph an assistant to the Pasha governor of Fez wa Taieb el Baghdad He was known as a former sympathizer of Mo hammed Ben Moulay Arafa the man who replaced Youssef during two years of exile which endec this week Arafa Is now living in Accident Fatal to Spencer Man POCAHONTAS R Barton 38 Spencer was killed Saturday in a twocar collision at he junction of Iowa 3 and 17 miles cast of here Authorities said Barton was pass ng a semitrailer truck when his car collided with an oncoming car Iriven by Anton Ricklcfs G4 Poca Bartons wife 30 Ricklefs and licklefs son Ronald 14 were hos pitalized at Fort Dodge Bartons son about 5 and Ronalds twin sister Ruth Ann escaped serious njury Nice Youngster But Just a Bit Careless BEDFORD Intl UP An Iyearokl fiflh grade student con essed Friday that he was to ilame for starting a fire in the chool library and cloakroom He aid he had absentmindedly left is burning cigar in his pocket vhen he hung his jacket in the loakroom FRAT HOUSE WRECKEDThe Sigma Chi fraternity house Biitlev UniVersity was wtccked Saturday when a huge water tank exploded Mostmembers were ata dance and only one of the seven men the building at the time had to be retirement in Tangier French reports said the Caliph drew a pistol and a dagger aftei he was attacked but the crowc jumped on him stabbing him and then trampling him to death Fighting became general in the in nor courtyard where were waiting to be received by the newly restored Sultan More Bodies No French police were present only Nationalist party serving as monitors When the fighting died down two more bodies were found Meantime in the outer court yard thousands of Moroccan waited for a glimpse of the Sultan Scuffles broke out there from time to time too One group jumpec on a white uniformed Popular Democratic Party PDI Police knocked him down anc kicked him Overflows of hot tempers were expected as excitement ran high on Youssefs return More such trouble is likely Other violence wns reported in Marrakech A native policeman assistant pulled out a revolver shol and seriously wounded a Mo roccan woman and a man A crowd quickly gathered pourcc on the attacker ant burned him to death Wide Range In his efforts to eliminate ter rorism and set up a Democratic government under a constitutional monarchy the Sultan has been sounding out a wide range of opin ion The Sultan is looking for a cab inet to negotiate a new pact with Paris to replace the 13yearold protectorate over French Morocco In his speech from the throne Friday after two years exile the Sultan promised to direct the for mation of such a government Woman Hurt in Highway Crash NEW HAMPTONMrs Arvicl Swcnson 61 Minneapolis suffered severe head lacerations in a car trxick crash Friday noon two miles north of here Her husband 63 driver of the car was not hurt Also uninjured was C J Offer man Elma who was driving the Inick Icy pavement caused the ac cident Made No Gains at Geneva1 Sober Report on Conference WASHINGTON ffi President iisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles have closed the door today on the failure of the Geneva for ign ministers conference and be jan a redoubled search for a just and durable In a sober TVradio report Fri day night Dulles conceded his hree weeks at the Big Four meet ng didnt get us anywhere at But he said the Spirit of Ge flowing from the summit conference which Eisenhower at ended in July lives on even hotigh the Soviets summertime smiles turned into frowns this fall Five Questions Posing and answering five ques ions he said are in the Dulles declared he and Eisenhow er agree that 1 The Geneva spirit is not en tirely dead because the Russians now shun the threats and in vective which characterized their presummit diplomacy 2 The risk of open war with Russia is no greater than in July when Eisenhower said the sum mit conference had made it 3 cold war is back but it is peaceful and devoid of rankling hostility and animosi 4 The Eisenhower administra tion plans no drastic revision of its defense and aid programs be cause it never lowered ifs guard on the basis of Russian last July 5 More talks with Russia would be foolish as things now stand But if the West keeps hanging together the eventually will come around to making concessions Dulles wound up his report which Eisenhower helped draft by quoting the Presidentas personal y pledging no setback no obsta cle will deter he U S search for real peace In striving toward this c quoted Eisenhower as telling him this country will never ad mit Blame Russ Dulles blamed the Russians for allure of the foreign ministers to reach agreement on a single one of the issues which had been de ined by Eisenhower and the pre miers of Russia Britain and ranee last July They arc not yet willing to cre ite the indispensable conditions or a secure he said Also hey have seriously set back the Towth of any confidence he free vorld can juslifiably place in So iet Dulles said the reason the Rtis ians pulled back on their promise o work toward German unity and broaderEast Vest contacts was that they feared serious repercussions within the Communist bloc The Soviet controlled govern ments of East Europe are facing ising he said Many vithin the satellite countries be ievc that the Spirit of Geneva neans that they arc entitled to norc tolerance and to govern ments more responsive to the needs nd aspirations of their own na Calm Tone The whole tone of Dulles pres ntation was calm and without ancor Looking to the future ullcs said there was hope Ihe roposals put forward by the Jniteti States Britain and France nd shunned by Russia might some ay be the basis for EastWest greement Of he cautioned the oviets will not change their poli ics if they helieve that the free rorld is going to fall apart That s why continuation of the present artncrship of the independent na ons is indispensable to a peaceful olution of present Dulles accent on the positive de of the two Geneva confer nccs was to be carried forward n meetings he was expected to iek shortly with key members of ongress ;