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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 20, 1956, Mason City, Iowa Noftfclowot Doily Newspoper fidted far CITY GLOBEGAZETTE H I N I W P A f It THAT MAKIS ALL NOKTM I O W A M S M I I M O t VOL LXIII Onto a MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER Russ Facing Major Crisis in Poland i 1 Loveless Ignores Blast by Hoegh Pierson Cites Gains BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Gov Leo Hoegh and his Democratic opponent Herschel Love less continued trudging along the campaign trail Friday night in their race for election as governor of Iowa In a speech at Knoxville Hoegh said the Republican state administration has a record of quick action and achievements for Iowa farmers and accused his opposition of frenzied efforts to discredit these achievements Loveless meanwhile told a television audience at Sioux City that Hoegh has made conflicting statements on whether he favors or opposes a sales tax on services Neither candidate mentioned the sharp attack on Loveless made by Republican State Chair man Don C Pierson in Des Moines Friday Pierson said Loveless had a regime of chaos when he was mayor of Ottumwa and that his record was one of laxity almost unparalleled in our states politi cal Repiy by More The GOP chairmans speech drew from Democratic State Chairman Jake More an accusa tion that Pierson was indulging in a gutter type of More said Democrats could re luctantly do Hoegh said his opponents want the farmers to forget the facts and listen only to shallow promises which have no sub stance other than an appeal for He said accomplishments for Iowa farmers under his regime included Extension of time to sign up under the soil bank securing Adlai Attacks Presidents Foreign Policy Good News on Suez Called Misleading CINCINNATI Adlai E Stevenson says President Eisen hower is providing the nation only leadership to disaster be cause any bold international ac tion by him would split the Re publican party right down the Stevenson told a cheering audi ence which filled Cincinnatis Music Hall Friday night that Eisenhowers recent statement that there was good news about the Suez Canal crisis was highly My the Democratic Troubled Man Admits Slaying Skram Sanity Hearing to Precede Arraignment ST JOSEPH Prose cuting Attorney Frank said Saturday a 29yearold man whose parents are confined to a mental hospital has admitted the slaying of a young news paper reporter Connett identified the man as William Eugene Morgan He said Morgan signed a statement admitting that he shot Rich ard Skram 20 a native of Ma son City Iowa as Skram sat in his car with a young woman The prosecutor said Morgans only explanation was that he had been thinking about his Skram a reporter for the St Joseph Gazette was shot to death early Thursday as he sat in his car with Sandra Petrie a business office employe of the Gazette The car was parked near a lake inside the city lim its Miss Petrie said the gunman walked up to the car and fired two shots from a rifle through the windshield She was not hit She said the man did not speak Morgan said he did not know Connett said the man was ar rested Friday after his sister Beverly Pritchard tipped police that Morgan left her home Wed nesday with a deer rifle and re turned about the time of the shooting Connett said Morgan would be arraigned on a first degree murder charge pending a sanity hearing Young Skram whose parents Mr and Mrs Joseph Skram also live at St Joseph was born tn Mason City in 1936 Although the family moved away when he was 8 Skram was a frequent visitor at the homes of relatives in Mason City He was em ployed here briefly two years ago Troops Seen at Warsaw Top Reds in Parley AP Wirephoto PRINCESS IS PHOTOBUG Princess Margaret shows her photographic technique as she snaps away at a game farm at Arusha of the stops on her current tour of African colonies The Princess Saturday became ill from a temporary gastric condition and was forced to miss an appearance at a tribal banquet grazing rights n soil bank acres in 35 drought stricken counties gaining an on these rights from Sept 1 to Sept 30 obtaining ad ditional credit for farmers in creasing pest control in southern Iowa and obtaining land for the 18 million dollar animal disease research laboratory at Iowa State College News Accounts Loveless cited newspaper ac counts of what he said were con flicting statements by Hoegh on the proposedtax on services He said Hoegh stated at Mar tensdale Sept 14 that if the 2Mi per cent sales tax were reduced to 2 per cent he would favor raising funds to keep state aid to schools at present levels by rev enue from a 2 per cent tax oh But a month later Loveless said newspapers quoted Hoegh as saying we oppose any tax on He said only the gov ernor could clear up the apparent presidential nominee said solemn ly there is no good news about Suez Why didnt the President tell us the truth 7 Russian Gains Why hasnt he told us frankly that what has happened in these past few months is that the Soviet rulers have accomplished a Rus sian ambition the czars could nev er accomplish Russian power and influence have moved into the Middle the oil tank of Europe and Asia and the great bridge between East and In a fullfledged indictment of the GOP administrations foreign policies Stevenson said that the central fact is that the leader of the Republican party cannot pos sibly deal with the problems of todays Egyptians Claim More Talks on Suez Issue to Be Held at Geneva CAIRO government official said Saturday preliminary talks regarding the Suez Canal dispute will open in Geneva on Monday Oct 29 The official who requested that he not be quoted by name told Egyptian reporters this country probably would be repre sented by the same delegation headed by Foreign Minister MahmoudFawzi which EgyptSfCase in recent IT N Se curity Council debate Diplomatic sources here and in the United Nations have predicted another round of secret talks was discrepancy Meanwhile a member of the Republican National Committee told a rally at Mediapolis that the Democrats are to blame for the farm problem Reed Benson 28 son of U S Secretary of Agriculture Benson predicted that farmers could look for increased prosperity if Presi dent Eisenhower is reelected Benson is engaged in a cross country speaking tour on behalf of the Republican ticket Statement Cheered The crowd cheered as Steven son said I ask your support not because I offer promises of peace and progress because I do not I promise only an unending effort to use our power wisely in pur suing the goal of peace I ask your support not in the name of complacency but in the name of Stevenson Saturday flew to South Bend for a political rally and to watch the Notre Dame Michigan State football game He speaks Saturday night from Chicago over closed circuit television to audiences at Demo cratic fund raising dinners in 20 cities in the making between Egypt France and Britain on six Suez principles adopted by the Security Council as a basis of settlement These dealt with guarantees on freedom of navigation through the canal insulating the waterway from political control of any na tions tolls and improvement of the waterway The official made his disclosure soon after Indias foreign affairs expert V K Krishna Menon had a 90minute meeting with Presi dent Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt The Indian statesman said later he put various plans for consid eration to Nasser regarding set tlement of the Suez problem touched off by Egypts nationali Isham Jones 63 Composer Dies HOLLYWOOD Fla St The composer of the oldtime hit songs It Had To Be You and Ill See You In My Dreams died Fri Nixon Ready for 3rd Big Vote Drive Kefauver Opens California Push WASHINGTON Vice Pres ident Nixon who has just logged miles of campaigning rest ed his Washington home Sat urday and prepared for a third major crosscountry swing be ginning Monday Aides said it is possible Nixon will confer briefly with President Eisenhower before leaving They were not certain whether he would talk with the President personally or by telephone Eis enhower is scheduled to return to Washington Saturday night from his own campaign swing to the West Coast Nixon will leave Washington by air Mpnday morning for Alpena Mich to begin a train tour through Michigan and Illinois The vice president later will go to Montana the state of Washing ton Oregon and California At Timonium Friday night Nixon challenged Adlai Steven son to call an open press con ference at which he can be cross I examined on his draft and H xmb proposals FKOM OUK WIKE SEKVKE8 WARSAW Poland N i k 11 a Khrushchev and other top Soviet leaders slipped quietly out of Poland Saturday after secret talks apparently aimed to stem this countrys headlong rush to ward independent communism The Polish people were told of Ithe visit only after their sleek TU104 jet airliner whooshed away from a military airport The Soviet leaders ar rived unexpectedly Friday in the midst of signs of a crisis in Po ilishRussian relations A communique said a delega tion from the Polish Communist Partys Politburo will go to Mos cow in the nearest future for consultation with the Presidium of the Soviet Communist Partys LOS ANGELES mm gaid Rlw Eisenhower in a were held new attack Fnday night accused re rf and Adlai Stevenson of talking credible folly or from incredible ignorance in proposing the pos sibility of ending the military draft Stevensons Ideas Folly Ike Charges President Ends Tour of Coast day Isham Jones 63 bandleader and composer of some 200 other songs had been ill of cancer months Jones was one of the top band leaders in the 1920s and 1930s He retired from show business 18 years ago but continued to write songs Sen Estes Kefauver coneed ng he and Adlai E Stevenson are running behind the Republi can ticket sought to gain ground n Nixons home state of Califor nia 65 Relocation at Iowa Fairs Is Approved AMES MVThe State Highway Commission announced Friday that approval has been given by the Federal Bureau of Roads for construction of two railroad un derpasses and relocation of about half a mile of Highway 65 in Iowa Falls Bids will be asked at an Oct 30 letting the commission said The estimated cost of the improve ment is Except for new right of way the federal govern ment will pay the entire cost Hearing on the project was held at Iowa Falls last month to meet a requirement for federal aid Presently 65 in Iowa Falls goes through two railroad underpasses that have 36foot roadways and 14 foot vertical clearance The improvement calls for un derpasses beneath the Rock Is land and Illinois Central railroad track with 45foot clearances The two just aerthoi the present underpass wiM be re aiaced by gradual Itfoot and 31 foot pavement wOl be re placed fey a 44foot cement road way ea the relocation Missouri Woman Is Victim of Accident SHENANDOAH James Van Houton about 45 Bethany was killed early Saturday when the car in which she was riding missed a curve on Highway 10 about 10 miles west of here and struck an embankment Van Houton who was driving the car was hospitalized at Hamburg with a fractured leg and neck zation of the 103mile waterway July 26 Asked whether his plans were favorably received by Egyptian officials he replied they will not meet with every bodys satisfaction and said that applied to British French and Americans as well as Egyptians Menon reached Cairo Friday after making contacts on Suez in London and New York He spent five hours in session with Nasser Friday night longest in the series of meetings he has had on three separate trips to Cairo with inthe last month TO RESUME HEARINGS UNITED NATIONS N Y UP United Nations Securitj Council will meet Monday to re sume its search for a peace for mula in the JordanIsraeli bor der dispute AP Wirephoto FIRE Wil liams 7 months is held by Nurse Terese Berra at Herrin 111 hospital following a blast Friday which killed his parents grandparents and an older brother The explosion took place at a bottled gas depot near the Williams borne Kefauver acknowledged in a speech at Salt Lake City Friday night that the Republicans were eading in the campaign but said he Democrats were closing the gap INJURIES PROVE FATAL Skeleton of Adult Male Found in Homestead Area HOMESTEAD W Authorities have begun an investigation in an effort to identify the skeleton of ah adult male which was found Friday by men cutting logs a mile northwest of Homestead Coroner Carl Seckel estimated the remains probably had been in the timbered area 16 months to two years No one has been re ported missing in this area dur ing that period The only identifying items around the skeleton were bits of a red jacket and a pair of over shoes The coroner said a prelim inary examination indicated no skull injury which might have Addressing a cheering capacity crowd of in Hollywood Bowl Eisenhower also charged the Democratic presidential nom inee with hurling a baseless in sult and a preposterous accu sation in saying the Eisenhower administration has been marked by a contagion oi Teur Ended Ending a voteseeking tour of Washington and Oregon as well as California Eisenhower sched uled a speech at Denvers air port Saturday enrbute to the White House He planned to get home Saturday night The President Friday hit out hard at Stevenson and other Democrats who have been criti cizing Vice President Richard Nixon Eisenhower called such criticism fatuous foolish and attempt to belittle the character of this great Amer Swatting first at Stevensons contagion of corruption charge the President harked back to the During the visit reports circu lated in Warsaw of the arrival of troops at the citys outskirts Their strength nationality or whom they supported was known Soviet as well as Polish forces are stationed in the coua DAVENPORT W Edward L Ruhl 61 died at a hospital here Friday night of injuries suffered in an explosion that demolished a new home at suburban Bettendorf caused death The skeleton was taken to a Marengo funeral home The State Bureau of Investigation has been asked to aid in the identification attempt days of the Truman administra tion and said If I were anxious to win th confidence of the American peo pie and remembering the Wash ington mess of only four year ago there is one word that is th last I would take from the die tionary to use in a political argu that word is corrup All About ran ADOUI The Weather Mason City Fair and cooler Sat urday night low 3638 Fair and a little warmer Sunday high 7276 lewa Clear and cooler Satur day night lows 3540 northwest 4045 southeast Fair and wann er Sunday Minneseta Mostly fair warm GlobeGazette weather data to 8 a IB Saturday Maximum Friday 73 Minimum Friday night 47 At a m Saturday 52 YEAR AGO Auto Overturns Iowa Man Killed SIDNEY Payne 56 Hamburg died early Saturday when his car overturned and caught fire about 10 miles north west of here Payne was an ex tensive landowner Fremont County Coroner Dr Ralph Lovelady said he was un able to determine immediately whether Payne died of burns or of injuries A passing freight train crew noticed the blazing car in the ditch alongside county road and reported U to the station agent at Hamburg who notified the Fre mont County sheriffs office Maximum Called False I scorn this preposterous ac I condemn it as false because it is a baseless insult to the many men and wom en associated with me in public service today whom I know and Sailing into Stevenson again for proposing that an effort be made now to end Hbomb test ing and that thought be given to terminating the military draft in the foreseeable Eis enhower said I dont believe that any politi cal campaign justifies the declar ation of a moratorium on ordinary common JMWlnpfcofr GOING GONE The atop Our Saviours Lutheran Church at Cal POPULATIOM UP WASHINGTON gained tA llrtft 1 ft1 arc to lender Iowa leans and then topples to the ground Friday flames race through the wooden structure The building scheduled to remodeled in the near future ma says was destroyed sLCenwB Waitress Given 20Year Term on Murder Charge FOREST CITY Marietta Devins 20 Forest City waitress pleaded guilty to a charge of second degree murder Saturday and was sentenced in District Court to 20 years in the Rockwell City Womens Reformatory The young woman whose home was at Crystal Lake was ac cused ia connection with the find ing of the body of a twoweek oldbaby in Forest City Oct 13 The body of the child was found b a sack alone the banks of the WirJtebago River in a wo area in Forest City Judge Tom Boynton haaded dowa the aeatenee try Between and work rs at the big Zeran automobile arks ia the Sflhurfca taged a sitdown strike Saturday s a sign of solidarity for re abilitated liberal Communist eader Wladislaw Gomulka Manifestations were reported t many other factories Warsaw was tense but outward y calm There were no crowds ven outside the cabinet office uilding where the Central Com mittee is meeting But there was general indigna the visit by Khrush jhev and his highpowered dele gation which incnded former So viet Foreign Minister V M Molo ov and Deputy Premiers Anas as Mikoyan and Lazar Kagano vich Called Tactless Professional people and work ers Considered it tactless of the Russians to arrive in the midst of the crucial meetings of the Polish Central Committee The Soviet Communist Party newspaper Pravda launched a bitter attack on sections of the Polish press which it said is car rying on a widespread antiCom munist campaign that is shaking the very foundations of the Communist Polish regime The Swedish newspaper Ex pressen reported that Khrusch chev lost control of himself during a meeting with represen tatives of the Polish Gomulka the former Polish leader purged and jailed at Stal ins order for attempting to lead Poland away from Moscows guidance continued his come back despite the visit Hailed by People Warsaw radio said Gonmlkas restoration to favor in the Polish Communist ranks was being hailed throughout the country Gomulka reportedly on his way to the top in the party hierarchy had been pictured as bitter over the Russians sudden arrival The broadcast said Poland was wall on the road of the xation of political and economic life against any attempts at checking of this The official communique sakl the coming talks in Poland wul aim at further political and eee nomic cooperation between the Soviet Union and Poland and ta further strengthening of friend ship between the Polish and viet ;