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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 19, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION GREATER MASON CITY DAYS Thursday Friday rjnd Saturday VOL LX1II AisocUted Pnts Jailed Full Wirei Seven Onti a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 19 1956 This Paper ConiUU o Two Japan Russ Finally End State of War Politicos in Fiery Oratory Ike Adlai Lead Attacks BY UNITED 1RKSS Hbomb tests the draft and Sen Joseph McCarthy figured prominently Friday in the latest campaign speeches by President Eisenhower and Adlai Stevenson Eisenhower reported by White House aides to be fighting mad said in Portland Thursday night that the road to sur reader is paved with good inten tions such as Stevensons wish ful thinking proposals to end hydrogen bomb tests and the draft Stevenson attempted to tie Wis consins McCarthy firmly to the President in a speech delivered at Lexington Ky He said that return of Republicans to nation al and congressional control would restore McCarthy to chair manship of the Senates Govern ment Operations Committee Mc Carthy had occupied that post when he conducted his controver sial hearings on Communist infil tration Plans Rest A tired Richard M Nixon neared the end of his second transcontinental campaign trip He plans two days rest in Wash ington before setting out again for his final swing which will last until election day Sen Estes Kefauver warned the American people in Las Vegas that they cant af ford to take chances on this mad and suicidal Hbomb Kefauver who takes a dim view of gambling carefully avoided the crap games and black jack parlors in Las Vegas Catapulted to national fame for his 1951 Senate crime investiga tion he had concluded that both morally and financially legalized gambling in Nevada is a Eisenhower was to speak Fri day night at a Republican rally in Los Angeles Hollywood Bowl He was certain to make a strong appeal for reelection of GOP Sen Thomas Kuchel as well as for Californias 32 electoral votes Recalls Three Wars It was in Portland Thursday night however that the Presi dent let it be known that Steven son had triggered his temper He recalled that the United States has been in three wars during his lifetime because this country had been too weak on each occasion We shall aot do that he said We must not do that Stevenson in his speech dei livered in Lexington charged that the President is not only campaigning for his team he is campaigning for a Republican GOP Control He said this time would mean the restoration of McCarthy the return of Sen William Jenner of Indiana as chairman of the Ju diciary subcommittee on Inter nal Security Sen Styles Bridges of New Hampshire would be the chairman of appropriations and Sen John 0 Bricker of Ohio would be chairman of interstate commerce He said GOP control of Congress would return Sen William F Knowland of Califor nia as majority leader of the Sen ate These are the men who tried to strangle the New Deal baby in the baby that Eisen hower now wants to AP Wirophoto THE W1NNAH Elvis Presley swivelhipped rock n roll singev and idol of thousands plays with his pup Sweet Pea at Memphis Friday after emerging the winner in an altercation at a filling station The incident took place Thursday night RECORD HIGHWAY PROGRAM SLATED FOR IOWA IN 57 AMES UP The Iowa Highway Commission will launch by far the greatest roadletting program in the states history next year a top highway official said Friday The commission plans to let road building contracts exceeding TOO mil lion dollars in 1957 maybe as high as 115 million dol lars The major share of the money will be spent on interstate roads Military Planes at Twin Cities Grounded MINNEAPOLIS re serve and air defense squadrons were ordered grounded at Wold Chamberlain Field Friday pend ing an investigation into the crash of a F89 Scorpion jet which killed one man and critically in jured the pilot The accident was one of five at the airport which has taken 15 lives since last June Killed was Radar Observer Lt Joe E Ward 23 Minneapolis The pilot Lt Robert P Couch 26 St Paul was taken to the Veterans Hospital here in criti cal condition Northwood Doctor Hurt in Collision prominent North wood physician remained in criti cal condition at Mercy Hospital Mason City Friday afternoon from injuries suffered in a car truck accident Thursday after noon Dr Russell L Olson 55 suf fered head and chest injuries in the accident which happened at a gravel road intersection two miles north and two miles east of town According to highway patrol of ficers who investigated the wreck a truck driven by Donald E Truax 23 Parkersburg hit the right rear of the Olson car Authorities said the collision oc curred in the center of the inter section which Dr Olson had en tered from the west and the truck from the south The impact forced the Olson car into the ditch at the northeast corner of the intersection Dr Olson was thrown through the right windshield of Ihe car He was taken to Park Hospital Elvis Is Winner in Fist Fight MEMPHIS Tenn UP A service station manager sportd a beaut of a black eye Friday louvenir of a brisk fist figb with Elvis The Pelvis Presley the teenagers rock n roll idol The fisticuffs flared Thursdaj when station manager Ed Hop per became irate because crowd drawn by Presley and hi car was blocking busi ness at the gas pumps Presley 21 Hopper 42 and late comer to the fight station attendant Aubrey Brown 21 were free in 552 bonds al charged with assault and bat tery and disorderly conduct Broke Up Fight Both charges were dismisse against Presley when he ap pea red in City Court Friday The courtroom crowded will adults and a sprinkling of teen agers applauded when Actinj Judge Sam Friedman cleared th singer Hopper was fined an Brown on the assault an battery charge Asst Police Chief Bruns Me Carroll said officers already o the scene broke up the fight an reported that Hopper was tryin to unlimber a small pocket knif at the time Presley home for a few days from his tours said the trouble started after he drove his glossy white Continental Mark II into a downtown station and asked Hop per to check the gas tank for Declaration Trade Protocol Conclude Long Negotiations MOSCOW Japan and the Soviet Union Friday signed cclaration ending the 11year state of war between them Japanese Premier Ichiro Ha toy am a and Soviet Premier Nieolai iulganin signed the endofwar declaration and a trade protocol fter more than 16 months of offaiulon negotiations Practically the entire presidium of the Soviet government and ts ruling Communist Party were ranged behind them in the klieg lit conference room of the grand Kremlin palace as they attaehcc their signatures The declaration ending the state of war deferred all sibns on Japans territorial claims to a later date Japan failed i win the immediate return e Sovietoccupied Habomais aiu Shikotan islands north of Japan The Soviet agreed to return the islands only after the cornplclioi of a formn pcace lrcnty The trade protocol grantee mostfavored nation treatment b 6 Killed 7 n III Gas Blast Explosions Rake Illinois Town HERRIN 111 Iff A bottled as depot was raked by cx losions and fires Thursday that caused six deaths and injuries o seven others A mother her 3yearold son nd two other children perished n the blasts and two of the in ured died Friday The dead were Fred Kerley 62 Charlotte Jarvis 11 Robert ee Keller 5 Oscar Williams 38 Mrs Violet Williams 33 his wife and Freddie Williams 3 their son BlockWida Area The explosion Thursday spread flames over an area nearly a block from the depot Five homes were destroyed Witnesses reported four or five separate explosions Of the injured doctors at Her rin Hospital said There are a lot we wont be able to do any thing Policeman Walter Lowe said six of the victims were in a yard near the depot when the first blast occurred The flash fire covered them with flames he said Others injured were be lieved to have been in their homes Police Chief Roy Cole said the operator of the depot was fill ing the small tanks from a large tank truck when a leak appar ently developed The area was filled with es caping Cole said In some manner it was ignited The flow kept increasing Then one of the small tanks blew up and that set off the Explosions Mayor Dave H Miller said he heard five distinct explosions Any one of them would have been enough to blow up a Miller said They threw gas all over those both sides Under that formula each nation agrees to give he other treatment as good as il gives any oilier nation in a trade deal Later ilatoyama and his parly were honored at a Kremlin ban quet Full Agreement Amioimciiig the conclusion ol talks Japanese officials said they had rcnched complete agree mcnt the Soviet govern mcnl Russia refused to sign the San Francisco peace treaty in 1951 Formal JapaneseSoviet peace treaty talks arc to be held later but no date has been fixed Haloyamas top negotiator Ag riculture Minister Ichiro Kono said he and Communist B o K s Nildta Khrushchev line worked out a formula that repre sented a completely suecessfu conclusion lo the Kono said the final agreemcn involved concessions on boll sides As far as international agree ments lie added II was a very good Disputed Islands The Japanese premiers officia spokesman Takizo MaLsumolo said the agreement was no completely satisfactory to thr Japanese But both sides he added found common ground to their mutual Matsumoto said the disputc liny islands of Ilabomai and Shi kotan off North Hokkaido were mentioned in the agreement lie did not disclose whether the Rus sinus had agreed to hand them back Eden Appoints New Defense Minister LONDON Prime Ministc Eden named a new and younge defense minister Friday and a the same time brushed asid Miller said a woman and about o children were found lying on back jnlr leaks Traffic Blocked A crowd began to assemble blocking traffic Hopper finally asked Presley to move on so the station could get back to normal business A witness Harvey Huff told police that Presley seated in his in Mason City for treatment cav signing autogrophs agreed A broken watch worn by Dr Olson set the time of the accident at to move on but delayed to oblige eager fans Huff said Hopper slapped Presley on the back of the head and snapped I said lo move Presley 61 and 185 pounds jumped from the car and crossed a right that set Hopper 510 175 back on his heels and cut a half inch gash at the corner of his left eye ground where a home had been blown over Firemen were at the scene be fore the blast and fire having been summoned when a leak re portedly occurred The flames burned fiercely for about an hour before they were brought under control by Hcrrin firemen and firemen from several nearby towns uni form because of the Suez Cana crisis Eden promoted 50ycarold Wa Secretary Antony Head to th post of minister of defense Head who succeeds Sir Walter Monck Ion 65 has insisted right along thai Army reservists will have tc stay in uniform until I he Sue Canal dispute with Egypt i llilnnmit tiulciicnilrnl 1lioto H IN RASH Timothy Draper I mid Nancy Ann Draper died in this car lute Thursday in a twocar crash of HHmoml The two chil dren of Mr and Mrs Icirakl Draper were passengers in a driven by their mother The machine was demolished Arsonist Is Blamed for Fatal Blaze 3 Students Perish at Idaho University MOSCOW Idaho Three University of Idaho students were killed Friday when early morning fire termed Fire Chief Carl Smith the wort of an arsonist swept through i dormitory housing 130 men Smith said the fire broke otil in the main floor lounge of CJaull Hall a brick and stee structure which was opened only hist fall Smith said the build ing was supposed to be com pletely fire Probe Started Prosecuting Attorney Lloyd C Martinson started an immediate investigation Those who died in the were identified by Smith Jack o h n s o n Davenport John Knudson Idaho Falls Idaho Clair Schuldberg Tcrreton Idaho Smith said two of the victims were trapped in Ihc halls of the building The third was suffo cated when he took refuge in a shower room 3 Others Burned Three oilier students were burned in the none serious ly The the fourth in a series al the school was dis covered about by f student in neighboring Upturn Hall C Decker dean of students called the death of the three stu dents in the lie said that fire was definite the work of an All About The Weather Mnton City Increasing cloudi ness and mild Friday night with southerly winds 1520 miles per hour Partly cloudy and cooler Saturday with gusty northwesterly winds and cliimce of n brief shower Low Friday night low Ms High Saturday low 70s Iowa Iarlly cloudy through Sat urday Few showers east gusty northwesterly winds Saturday Mild Friday night cooler Sat urday Low Friday night Iowa Temperatures will average 1 to 8 degrees above normal Saturday through next Wednesday Normal highs north to U south Normal lows north lo j south Cooler Saturday A little warm er Sunday and again Tuesday Cooler on Monday Precipita tion will be light averaging about onefourth inch most places but with a few amount np to onehalf inch occurring as scattered showers mostly in cist portion on I lie weekend and again over the stale ahoul Wednesday Minnesota Showers cooler weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum Thursday Vfi Minimum Thursday night Al 8 Friday rL HEADS SEED DEALERS DES MOINKS UP J D Rankin a representative of the Karl May Seed Shcnandoah Friday was elected president o the Iowa Seed Dealers Assn then Brown 64 and 220 pounds j moved in and also drew a Pres ley right Big Welcome for Crash Survivors SAN FRANCISCO joyous welcome Friday greeted the 31 persons rescued from a Huff said a policeman and an PanAmedcan plane in midPa cific when they sailed through the Golden Gate The trim Coast Guard cutter Pontchartrain with the rescued persons lining its rails entered the harbor shortly after 8 Other ships greeted the vessel with blasts from their horns and a fireboat shot streams of water into the air The returnees literally were mobbed by friends and relatives as they come ashore Clothing and lipstick were sent out ahead so the 24 passengers and 7 crew SAMDATE members of the airliner could DATE1955494 look their best when they landed Black deMh ta Cripple Points Gun at Insurance Official Disarmed OMAHA Omaha insur ance company official jammcc his thumb between the firing pin and cyindcr of a revolver pullet on him he said by an fowan who is confined lo a wheelchair The lowan Paul Orville Griffin 11 IJoonc was disarmed by a police officer and several office clerks of the Liberty Mutual In surance after lie had pointer the gun at Clement K Ilarland 38 the firms claims manager Detective LI Lester Smith sair Griffin had eomc to 0 m a h a Thursday lo force some kind o of his request for an increased pension Griffin fell i feet on July 20 1951 from a towel he was helping to erect in DCS Moincs He was covered by work mens compensation insurance is sued hy Hie Liberty firm The ac cident left him paralyzed from the waist down and he began drawing a weekly compensa tion check Several times Griffin has asked the Workmens Compensation Court to increase the pension but without success At the police station Griffin said he didnt intend to shoot only to force an investigation of my AP Wlrrpliolo JUST SMOKE DEtilllS UKMAIN Debris flics through the air as flames shoot high during one of a series of blasts at a bottled gas depot in llervin Thursday Several homes were destroyed and six lives lost BULLETIN WASHINGTON Premier Bulganin has sent a new message to President Eisenhower The massage was delivered Friday afternoon to Secretary of State Dulles 2 Tots Killed in Collision at Belmond Wright County Toll Climbs to 17 The deaths of Timothy Draper 1 and his sis ter Nancy Ann l have brought the motor vehicle toll in Wright County to 17 for the yenr The tots were fatally injured in n twocar thui oc curred ahoul Thursday two miles north and two miles west of here al a country road intersection Killed Outright The two victims were riding in cur driven by their mother Mrs Gerald Draper 29 Belmond farm wife Timothy who suffered broken neck was killed out right sister died shortly aft er midnight from a fractured dis location of the neck Another sister Kuihlccn 6 suf fered multiple facial and scalp lacerations a brain concussion and a fractured right hip Mrs Draper had possible internal in juries lacerations and contu sions of the right knee and lacer ations about the neck Timothy was riding in the front seal with his mother with the two girls in the rear Other Driver The driver of the other cnr was Mrs Ilarlan Jotten 50 Clarion She has a fractured skull mul tiple fractured left ribs and a fractured collarbone Authorities said the scene of the crash was an open intersec tion no visual obstructions The cars collided near the cen ter of the intersection Mrs Draper was driving north while Mrs Jotten was headed west Funeral services for the Draper children will be conducted at 2 Sunday at Trinity Lu theran Church here The Rev O M Sevcrsike will officiate A family service will be held at at Ihe Fulton Funeral Home Death Toll in Antarctic Crash Climbs to Four WASHINGTON toll in the crash of a Navy plane on the Antarctic ice shelf was raised to four dead Friday with the death of Marine Capt Rayburn A Hud man Of the remaining four injured wo were hurt critically The Neptune was one of six Mavy aircraft which flew from New Zealand carrying advance units of this years south polar expedition to the base at McMur lo Sound Thursday It cracked up while attempting a landing on the ice surface land ing strip The other five planes in the flight put down safely The six planes carried advance units of a scientific expedition to the Antarctic area for work in connection with the International Geophysical Year in which many nations arc sharing their scien tific discoveries ;