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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 22, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI1 Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 22 1955 This Paper Consists of Two One No 31 Russ Execute 5 More Beria Followers Another Crisis in Brazil New Moves by Army RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil A fresh political crisis afflicted Brazil Monday in the wake of an unsuccessful bid by Joao Cafe Fil ho to resume the presidency from which he took leave of absence two weeks ago Both houses of Congress Monday night rejected his claim that he could take up again the functions of chief executive Both passed a resolution that he must remain on leave until Congress decides other wise At the same time the army took firm measures to preserve the ad ministration of provisional Presi dent Nereu Ramos who was in stalled by a bloodless army coup on Nov 10 Actual Control The legislators so clearly were following the bidding of the army in rejecting Cafes return to office that many in the capital speculated that the country is heading for a military dictatorship The army of ficers who have actual control may have to resort to force to retain it they reason Cafe was being held incommun icado at his apartment in the fash ionable Copacabana District to which he returned from a hospital only Monday Troops surrounded the building and barred all visitors Telephone calls to the apartment were interrupted Dr Raymundo de Brito Cafes personal physician the former Presidents apartment Tuesday morning and an ambu lance believed to be carrying hos pital equipment followed soon aft erward This led to speculation that Cafe had suffered a relapse A heart attack caused his retirement from office on Nov 8 Possible Result Most of the army is lined up against Cafe and much of the navy and the air force is aligned with him His supporters are believed determined to block the inaugura tion of Presidentelect Juscelino Kubitschek and Vice President elect Joao Goulart even though military dictatorship might result The leading opponents of Kubits check and Goulart are the same who drove Getulio Vargas from the presidency shortly before his suicide in August 1951 They ac cused Vargas1 associates of graft and corruption and assert that Kubitschcck and Goulart are politi cal heirs of the Vargas regime Goulart was labor minister under Vargas and was suspected of try ing to create a political weapon of organized labor as former Pres ident Juan D Pcron did in Argen tina Carlos Coimbra da Luz presi dent of the Chamber of Deputies lower house of a suc ceeded Cafe as provisional presi dent but was ousted by the army after only three days because he was believed aiding a plot to pre vent Kubitschek and Goulart from assuming office next Jan 31 The leaders of the coup said their pur pose was to protect constitutional processes Ramos president of the Senate then was made provisional president Some Snow Seen for Thanksgiving DES MOINES is some snow in the outlook for Iowas Thanksgiving weather govern ment forecasters said Tuesday Although Monday afternoon and night temperatures were mild over most of the state colder air was beginning to move in from the northwest Tuesday morning Temperatures from Wednesday through Sunday are expected to average 5 to 10 degrees below the normal Iowa highs of 38 north to 45 south Iowa precipitation is pre dicted to average from onefourth to onehalf inch occurring as snow northwest and snow or rain soulh east Tuesday night and Wednes day More snow is likely towards the end of the week AP Wireplioto WIDOW William Woodward Monday weeps as she leaves the Mincola po lice station after a threehour grilling about the death of her husband last month Officers said they still are of the belief the shooting was accidental Plenty of Polio Serum for All State Youth DES MOINES UP There is now plenty of polio vaccine for owa children state health de partment officials said Monday Until recently the vaccine was n short supply But the depart ment said a major manufacturer of Salk vaccine had informed it hat some of the vaccine allocated to Iowa remained unpurchased Dr Ralph Heeren director of he departments preventable dis ease division said this indicates most doctors in Iowa have Almost all of the polio vaccine allocated to the state has gone into but the health department has kept a small amount to distribute free to ocal clinics The vacwne is reserved for chil dren 312 years old inclusive and or pregqant women Dr Heeren said he hoped eligible children would receive their first shot of vaccine before Christmas so the series of three shots could be completed before the polio season begins Popinga Remains Unconscious After CarTruck Crash DUMONT Allen Popinga re mains unconscious at Hampton Lu theran Hospital following a car truck collision east of Aredalc Sun day morning He suffered a severe brain and head concussion His mother Mrs Henry Popinga 58 was killed in the crash Dona von Worley driver of the truck is reported in good condition at Cedar Valley Hospital Charles City Both vehicles were a total loss GET RULING DES MOINES em ployes in Des Moincs will have to work the day after Thanksgiving but theyll get an extra day off each after Christmas and New Year Day the Iowa Executive Council ruled Monday Cabinet in Talks With Ike Camp David Is Scene GETTYSBERG Pa dent Eisenhower Tuesday met with his Cabinet for the first lime in more than three months He warmly thanked Cabinet members for the perfection of cooperation and coordination in carrying on he governments business during iiis illness The Cabinet also heard an cx ensive review of the world situa ion from Secretary of State John Foster Dulles Rustic Lodge The unusual Cabinet meeting which opened with a silent prayer was held in a rustic mountaintop odge at the Presidents Camp David retreat 22 miles from here isenhower who had remained overnight at Camp David drove Dack to his farm home here imme diately after the meeting which astcd from shortly after 8 until Cabinet members came to Camp David by car and helicopter for the session and returned to Wash ington when it was over Dulles who returned last week from the Big Four foreign min isters meeting at Geneva took up much of the Cabinet session with a report on the Geneva conference and his side visits to Italy Yugo slavia and Spain First Session This was Eisenhowers first meeting with the Cabinet since shortly before he went to Denver Aug 14 for a vacation He con ferred individually with Cabinet members in Denver after he suf fered a heart attack Sept 24 Before entering the Cabinet meeting Eisenhower disclosed in a conversation with Dulles and Delegate Henry Cabot Lodge that he has been concerned about Frances recent walkout from the United Nations Dulles and Lodge were explain ing that France walked out of the after the General Assembly voted to investigate the Algerian situation despite French protests that it is an internal affair of France Eisenhower appeared concerned as Lodge and Dulles talked1 They just walked out did they the President asked earn estly Conversation Stopped The three stopped their conver sation as they ncaved newsmen waiting at the lodge The governments highest offici als flew in by helicopter for the session landing on a muddy clear ing atop an mountain dotted with patches of snow Five cabinet Vice President Richard M Nixon Defense Secretary Charles E Wil son Treasury Secretary George Humphrey and Attorney General Herbert Brownell on Monday They and 13 other heli copterborne administration offi cials attended a one hour and 45 minute meeting of the National Se curity Council Stewardess Shot to Death by ExSuitor in Cabin of Plane ROBERT CLENDENIN Self Governments Refinance Plan to Be Delayed Credit Crackdown Has Its Effects WASHINGTON A tighten ng of the money market after the Federal Reserve Boards severe crackdown last week on credit ex pansion may delay announcement of plans for a 12billiondollar re financing of government securities This was indicated Tuesday as the interest rate on 91day Treas ury which the government borrows to meet its shortterm needs bounded upward to the highest level in 22 years In the light of the money scarc ity that development evidenced it was learned the Treasury is taking another look at tentative plans to announce within the nex few days a program for refinane ing government securities matur ing 15 Short Time The announcement now may be delayed a short time one source said lo let the money market settle down from the effects of the reserve board action It also appeared unlikely that the Treasury would borrow any new addition to the this time Increased tax receipts may have eliminated any immediate need for further new borrowing The Treasurys bill rate the rate of interest it pays for 91day borrowing climbed steeply this week to per cent This ex ceeded the per cent the Treasury paid in June 1953 dur ing the stringent credit shortage of that year and was the highest bill rate since the historic high of per cent in the money drought of March 1933 Bill Rafe The bill rate is generally regard ed as the quickest reflector of money availability There are 13 issues of bills each amounting to about One issue ma tures each week and a new issue is refloated in its place The bill rate is set by offers from the money market where each weekly issue is auctioned by the treasury The size frequency and manner of handling the bill offerings make the bill rale a sensitive baromeler of money conditions AP Wirephoto i A Yvneijuuiu trUAKUb Secret Service agent stands guard at center almost blending with the shadows cast by leafless trees around Laurel Lodge at President Eisen howers Camp David Md Tie met with his cabinet there Tuesday SEATTLE airline stew ardess was shot to death by her former boy friend Monday night as she was greeting passengers filing aboard a Los Angeles bound plane Then the lovecrazed young man breaking away from an Air Force lieutenant who at tempted to subdue him ran from the plane and shot himself He died three hours later in a hos pital Two Bullets The United Air Lines steward ess Sally Shedd 25 was struck in the chest by two bullets Mrs Herman Loesch Portland her voice quavering told how Robert Clendenin 26 a trainee with the New York brok erage firm of J A Hogle and sat down beside her and drew a pistol from his briefcase I thought it was a cap she said Even after it went off I thought it was a cap pistol It just kept on going off Bang Bang Clendenin was one of the last of some 40 passengers to board the DCGB He nodded and spoke to his former girl friend before tak ing his seat next to Mrs Loesch at the front of the plane Pushed Into Seat Withdrawing the pistol from his briefcase he rushed down the aisle and confronted Miss Shedd He pushed her into a seat on top of Air Force Lt Norman Stout Portland and fired four shots Two of the shots struck Miss Shedd v Stout said She was laying almost across me Then he shot her point blank three or four times I couldnt tell which She lit on me uttered a gasp and then he shot her I couldnt get loose from my safety belt until he had shot Fifth Shot When he did free himself Stout leaped from his seat and grabbed Clendenin A fifth shot which plunged harmlessly into the planes side was fired as they grappled Stout finally tumbled Clendenin through the door of the plane and down the ramp to the concrete field Clendenin the son of Beverly Clendenin of Salt Lake City ran about 25 yards and fired the one remaining bullet in the gun into his neck Blood streamed from the wound but he remained standing He reloaded ran another 25 yards and fired a bullet into his head Miriam K Garland the dead girls roommatfj and the second stewardess aboard the plane when the shooting occurred told Sheriffs Detective Jim Graddon SALLY SHEDD Victim of Miss Shedds tempestuous ro mance with Clendenin Two Letters She said they had met in New York several years ago They at tended the World Series together in New York last September she said Later Miss Shedd attempted to break off the she said Graddon said officers found two unfinished love letters in Clenden insbriefcase tucked in a book which had nestled against the re volver Addressed to Dear they Said in are prob ably right that I am not the right man for you Please try to un derstand I love Bomb Found in Hallway at College Dormitory i AMES police disclosed Tuesday they are investigating the placing of an apparent bomb device in the hallway of a girls dorrtiitory Elm Hall on the Iowa State College campus early Monday morning It was understood State Bureau of Criminal Investigation agents have been called in an effort to determine the origin of the device dis about Monday by Art Larsen a janitor Larsen was making a routine check o the building Police Chief Orville Erickson said the apparatus consisted of a car battery five sticks of dynamite a clock liming device and percus sion cap Larsen said he first pulled the wires which sparked then called police Aulhoritics after studying the dc About The Weather Mason City Colder Tuesday night low 25 Cloudy windy and colder Wednesday occasional snow flur ries high 2730 Iowa Cloudy and colder Tuesday night and Wednesday Occasion al snow northwest and rain changing to snow southeast Tues day night Occasional light snow or flurries north and east Wed nesday Low Tuesday night 20 northwest 32 southeast Fiveday Iowa Temperatures Wed nesday through Sunday will av erage 5 to 10 degrees below nor mal Normal highs 38 north to 45 south normal lows 21 north to 26 south Much colder Wednes day and Thursday followed by slightly warmer weather Friday but colder again on the weekend Precipitation will average to V inch occurring as snow north west and snow or rain southeast Tuesday night and Wednesday Snow again towards end of week Minnesota Snow and colder Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Tues day Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 31 SAME vice decided it was designed as a bomb and not a prank It was not known when the tim ing mechanism was set to go off but it was believed considerable damage would have resulted had it been detonated The bomb was placed on the first floor hallway of the threestory wing which houses 36 girls Officials said they had held up any release of information on the incident in hopes they would bt able to get some clues on the source and reason for the bomb No arrests have been made Hunter Found in Ditch With Shot Wounds Harold Seifert in Critical Condition Seifert 48 Tues day was found in a ditch about eight miles northwest of here after Those defin he apparently had lain there all ecuted were night suffering from a gunshot vound Paul Nigles a farmer found Seifert still conscious about 8 on the Harold Perkins farm Nigles saw Seiferts car along the side of the road Seifert was laying in the ditch next to the automobile Critical Condition He was taken to Hancock Me morial Hospital where his condi tion was listed as Han cock County Coroner Kenneth Boughton said Seifert had lost a considerable amount of blood and was being given transfusions in preparation for surgery Seifert suffered the wound in the eft side around the stomach and groin Boughton and Sheriff L M er surmised that Seifert accident ally shot himself with his shotgun while climbing through a fence Worked for Railroad Friends said Seifert left here Tbout 4 Monday to go pheas mt hunting He formerly worked or the Milwaukee Railroad in Britt Boughton said Seifert had lost so much blood that he couldnt take his blood A school bus had gone by Seifert earlier in the morning but no one noticed him laying in the ditch Treason Cited by Radio Only Last Names Used MOSCOW W F i v e former friends Beria the Sta lin era police boss have been exe cuted and two others have been sentenced to life imprisonment ac cording to a report Tuesday from Tiflis Tbilisi Radio in Soviet Georgia Details were not immediately available and the charges against the defendants were not clear but the radio report indicated they were conspirators with Beria who was executed in June 1953 on charges of treason and conspiring to seize the Soviet government Names The Tiflis broadcast identified those executed only by their last names Radio monitors here said a sixth official might have been included in the group executed This was riotcertain due to the indistinctness of the broadcast Those definitely identified as ex Rukhadze former minister of in ernal security and onetime chief Judge Dismisses Suit Caused by Loud Telephone DES MOINES UP Federal Judge William Riley Tuesday dis missed a lawsuit which a Lamoni woman filed against a tele phone company because of harsh noises in her telephone Riley ruled that attorneys for Mrs A Kathleen Stoll 53 had failed lo illustrate during a jury trial which began Monday that the phone company had exclusive possession and control of all the equipment involved in the noises Mrs Stoll had claimed damages for partial loss of hearing caused by loud untimely and harsh noises in the receiver of her tele phone in and sued thn Grand Tliver Mutual Telephone Corpora lion o Missouri American Serves as Guide as Reds See Indian Dam BHAKRA DAM Northern India Premier Bulganin and Nikita Khrushchev toured Indias 357 milliondollar irrigationpower pro ject Tuesday with American dam builder Harvey Slocum as their guide Spirited conversations between Khrushchev the Soviet Communist Party chief and Slocum chief con sultant on the dam enlivened the tour in which the Russian party of more than 100 was guided through miles of construction work As Slocum showed the lop Soviet leaders a view of the projected G80foot concrete be the second highest in the world Khrushchev turned to the Ameri can engineer and said American engineers were helpful to Russia in the early days We learned a good cleaT from them but now we of the prosecution department in the ministry of internalaffairs He apparently was the same man men tioned in a Moscow broadcast shortly after Beria1 s downfall as having been arrested on charges of persecuting innocent workers and plotting to arouse dissatisfac tion among the Soviet people Rokava former commissar of in ternal affairs Tserteli former deputy commissar of internal se curity Stavitsky and Khazani for mer prosecutors The sixth man who may also have been executed was identified only as Riarmi Two Others The broadcast said two other for mer prosecutors got prison sen tences One of them Paramanov got 25 years Another Nadaraia also was sentenced but faidty re ception made the length of his term unclear The Tiflis Radio said the men were convicted by a military tri as tried Sep tember on charges of high treason terrorist activity and taking part in counter revolutionary work They appealed to the Soviet Su preme Court which dismissed the appeals and the sentences have been carried the broadcast said Treason executions in Russia ara always carried out by shooting Georgia birthplace of Beria and Slalin has a population of about Many of the people are descendants of fierce mountain tribesmen who fought the Commu nists fiercely in the civil war that followed World War I and the Bol shevik Revolution are in competition and soon wejdex unchanged will pass Competition is a good thing It helps Slocum replied It is very Khrushchev echoed U S Living Costs Show No Change WASHINGTON WVThe govern ment reported Tuesday that living costs were unchanged between Sep tember and October while take home pay of factory workers rose to a new record level October take home pay was es timated at for the average factory worker with three depen Jents and at for the single worker both up more than from a year ago Take home pay repre sents earnings taxes In living costs food prices were lower but this drop was offset by higher transportation and housing costs to leave the government in Wadena Tot Burned by Fat From Deep Fryer WEST UNION Davis Gould son of Mr and Mrs Eugene Gould Wadcna was reported in serious condition at a hospital here Tuesday with serious burns suf fered Sunday when hot grease from a deep fryer was accidental ly spilled on him The youngster suffered first second and third de gree burns on the face head arms and back Claim Benson Saved by Ikes Brother NEW YORK U5VThe New York Herald Tribune said Tuesday it was authoritatively reported that Dr Milton S Eisenhower person ally blocked demands by Republi cans that President Eisenhower dismiss Ezra Taft Benson as sec retary of A Washington dispatch to the newspaper reported that an inti mate of the President said Dr Ei senhower a longtime friend of Benson was the most significant single factor in the Presidents de cision last month to continue his strong support for Benson ;