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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 10, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT T H I N E W S P A 9 E R THAT U A v E c Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires N E W S P A P E R THAT M A K E S A L L N O R T H I 0 W A N S ScvCn cods a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 10 1957 E NEIGHBORS Faub Work on Highway Is Halted Move Follows Erbes Wire Work on the controversial SwaledaleRockwell Highway blacktopping was stopped Tues day Cerro Gordo County offici als were notified that further work would subject them to li ability on their bonds The three county supervisors the county auditor and the county engineer were wired the notifica tion by Iowa Atty Gen Norman A Erbe Each is bonded for The board of supervisors chair man John Cahill Rockwell was not in town Tuesday However the other two supervisors R D Robbins and J C Dickinson or dered the work stopped The base for blacktopping of the road is nearly completed Six Violations Six law violations were listed by the attorney general in his message to each of the super visors In general it had to do with the laws regarding follow ing of bid specifications and keeping of accounts on the work done County action on the road workis in violation on those points Erbe said Under state law road con struction may be done by the county by following of specifi cations under which bids were taken if the cost is below the lowest bids Bids for the black top work were rejected by the This Paper Consists of Two Ona Ordered t No 357 lising of violations by board The Eibe came after two state agents had been in Mason City through out last week investigating the matter Received Message In the message to Ward Ham mond county auditor the At ther warrants for payment for Home here work on the road are to be is sued Helgoland was not avail able but it was believed his tele gram also ordered him to stop the road work or become liable on his bond for additional cost County Atty William Pappas who had conferred with Erbe Monday received a message him Supervisor Robbins said after IUI Erbe himself had not talked with the NFO the supervisors and that he does not understand their position According to Robbins after the rejection of bids for blacktopping the complete project App C t JUDGE RONALD DAVIES Injunction Nashua Man Is Victim of Road Crash CHARLES CITY Willy Er nest Hangartner 20 of rural Nashua was killed Nashville School Demolished by Dynamite Charge Set Off at Night NASHVILLE Tenn giant ayrramite blockbuster force early Monday shattered a n e w 1 yintegrated halfmillion dollar Nashville ele mentary school Police later arrested five men for questioning Officers said they found at the home of two of the men 50 feet of wire of a type used with the explosives The wrecked Hattie Cotton school was one of six in which white and Negro first graders at tended classes Monday for the first time to the accompaniment of turbulent antiintegration dis orders at some Only one Negro was enrolled at Hatlie Cotton which has a regis tration of 390 in all its six grades And in contrast to the disorders at some of the other schools Hat tie Cotton went through its inte gration process quietly and with out any disorder whatever Total Loss Before completing an afterday collision at an intersection of US ties expressed fear the school be a total loss nf T a square inch of it ap Ulticers said Hangartners car peared to have escaped damage with a semitrailer truck Completed in 1950 it was of driven by Philip D Lunstrum 32 H3 8th S W Mason City Hangartner who was travelling north following a truck on the highway apparently pulled over to the left side of the road to turn onto a country road and col lided with the oncoming Lun stnim truck Lunstrum who is a driver for the Des Moincs Transportation Co suffered minor leg bruises Hangartner is survived by his father Wilhelm Hangartner Nashua and two sisters Funeral services are incom modern construction and con tained considerable glass area all of which was shattered Lights were shattered in a drug store show window three blocks distant the ceiling of a grocery two block away was cracked open Dwellings across the street were damaged their porches lit tered with splintered glass The east end of the school was blown out leaving a hole big enough to drive a track through ait ilJUUiri torney General said that no furplete at the Grossman Funeral 2 NFO Officers Quit After Rift on UAW Donation CORNING UP JthoTaidThev National ac oaev to It Loud Blast sounded like the whole wa world one big loud blast said city Patrolman Joe Casey who lives nearby Attendance was far below nor mal at the desegregated schools Tuesday Absenteeism was re ported as 75 per cent off at Buena Vista school where two Negroes entered school Tuesday without incident Police under orders to keep the school area free of demonstra tors arrested two men and a woman at Glenn school scene of M6ndays most boisterous open ing day demonstrations At Cald well school 11 persons were ar Union as a crowd of 100 tried to break through a police barricade The two are Bill Barnes 38 La n u c moni national secretary of the bcare dropped The work being doncjr now he said is an entirely nov nisiini jin and Clifford Houck 46 SEEK CLUES TO SCHOOL BLAST City detectives sift debris at dynamitewrecked Hattie Cotton School at Nashville Tenn near the point where the main force i AP Wirepholo ot an explosion blew out a large section of brick and glass wall The halfmilliondollar school only seven yearsold is feared to be a total loss BUT U S STANDS PREPARED Dulles Hopeful of Peace in Syria WASHINGTON UP of Middle Eastern tary of State John Foster Dulles said Tuesday he believes the cri sis in Syria will be settled peace fully Dulles emphasized that t h e United States does not favor peace at any price and is ready to act if necessary to meet Rus sias efforts to undermine the in states He spoke as major eleftients of the powerful US 6th Fleet pa trolled the eastcentral Mediter ranean and jet fighters and other arms were being sent to several Middle East countries Administration officials said the ous stages A dozen speedy F86 Sabre jets already have been flown into Saudi Arabia Officials also reported that in the last few days a number of mortars 106 mm antitank rifles and other defensive weapons were airlifted io Iraq another neighbor of Syria Some observa Hearing is Slated Sept 20 LITTLE US marshal passed through the main jate of the governors mansion Tuesday with an order directing lev Orval Faubus to appear in ederal District Court Sept 20 Troops guarding the mansion opened the gates for the officer The summons ordered the gov ernor and two subordinates to ome to court for a hearing oa he issuance of a preliminary in junction restraining him from further interfering with enroll ment of Negro students at Little Rock Central High School A federal authority said he un derstood the governor had agreed to accept summons but there was no confirmation from Faubuss office Showed Credentials The marshal showed his cre dentials to an officer at the gate Come in sir the officer said The marshal walked through the gate alone As he walked along the curving gravel drive oward the mansion Gov Fau bus came out met him half way and accepted the summons Earlier Federal Judge Ronald N Davies issued an order setting a hearing for Sept 20 on the plea for a preliminary injunction against Faubus The action came in response to have arrived in Iraq Officials a direclive from Judge Davies said Iraq also is expected to rewho haf tnree times ordered de ceive some F86 jetfighter planes Turkey another Syrian neigh bor is ticketed to get some speed ier FlOO SuperSabre fighters lat US plane deliveries are in varition and liaisontype planes also project The law calls for bids on work over 55000 Bobbins said and supervisors hoped to do the work on a miletomile basis below that cost for each mile County Atty Pappas has said such action might be regarded as a subter fuge Above 55000 However Robbins said it ap pears that the cost is going slight ly above the 55000 on a per mile basis Because of the change in board plans Robbins said most of national treasurer Phillips High School scene antiintegration violence Mon day was evacuated of its all white student body of 2400 Tues day because of an anonymous bombing threat Fire bells rang at the school and the students marched out promptly Police on guard against any new violence or against any new attempt to enroll Negroes blocked off the streets surrounding the school As the am deadline for the bomb passed without incident At a meeting Monday night the NFO board accepted the resigna tions and also unanimously ac cepted the finanical assistance from the auto workers union A statement by the NFO board after Mondays meeting said The National Farmers Organi zation has accepted financial as sistance from the United Auto Workers AFLCIO for the pur pose of stepping up its program for achieving prosperity for agri Clarion Area Man Is Crash Victim WEBSTER CITY if Harry Borel 48 of near Clarion was killed Monday night in a two truck collision on a gravel road intersection about six miles north east of here Borel thrown from his vehicle following the impact died of a fractured skull and neck County Coroner Dr C A Heise said Gordon Bell 33 Webster City driver of the other truck escaped injury Mount Pleasant Pair Killed in Accident MOUNT PLEASANT Mr and Mrs Frank W Lyon both 67 Mount Pleasant were killed Monday night when their car crashed off a gravel road about six miles northeast of here County Coroner Hugh Dallner said Lyon apparently was the driver of the car which skidded 250 feet before crashing into a ditch at a T corner j HIL tJVlllu IJIClUVIR culture and is prepared to conpoiice entered the Phillips build tmue negotiations looking to closing and began a methodical v Sr cooperation with of each closet drawer and Erbes statement is beside thcjfnendly labor organizations ciurUck in thc buildins Students point snce the board was at no ing the coming months legislative wero kcpt in the park pondi time trying to slay within I r t cations on which the cali for bids The Weather Mason City Cloudy with occa sional rain and no important temperature change through Wednesday Low Tuesday night mid 50s High Wednesday in mid 60s Iowa Considerable cloudiness with no important temperature changes through Wednesday Scattered light rain or drizzle south and east Tuesday night Scattered showers and thunder storms likely southeast half Wednesday Low Tuesday night 50s Minnesota Occasional rain con tinned cool GlobeGazette weather data to 8 am Tuesday Maximum Monday 75 Minimum Monday night 55 At 8 am Tuesday 59 Precipitation 32 inch 800000 Drop in U S Employment WASHINGTON UPi Employ ment dropped by 800000 in Au gust a considerably greater de cline than is normal for the sea son the Commerce and Labor de partments announced Tuesday The decrease brought total cij vilian employment down to66 400000 last month compared with the alltime high of 67200 000 in July At the same time there was a decline in unemployment This was because most of the reduc tion in employment was in tem porary agricultural worker er Special Shipment Jordan still another Syrian neighbor Monday received a spe cial air shipment of recoilless rifles jeeps machine guns and ammunition from the United States Dulles at a news conference virtually ruled out the use of armed force by this country un der the Eisenhower Doctrine unless the situation becomes much worse He said he does not believe will be outright aggression by Syria Should it occur he added it could be dealt with by nations in the area Dulles said this is the way he sees the situation today That events could happen which would change the picture completely Agrees with Nehru Dulles said many and includingtm segregation at Central School Guard Officers In line with Davies order the petition for an injunction sought a restrainer not only against Gov Faubus but also against Maj Gen Sherman T Clinger head of the Arkansas National Guard and Lt Col Marion E Johnson head of the guard detachment now ringing the school i Earlier Tuesday Faubus said I would be willing to meet with anyone1 to seek a solution to the bitter integration struggles He made the statement in an in terview when asked if he would be willing to meet with President Eisenhower to seek solution of the stalemate caused when he ringed Little Rocks Central High School with the National Guard with or ders to keep the peace and in cidentally he says keep Negroes out of classes Supports Action Asked if he felt his representa tives had presented enough evi dence to the FBf to support his TORCH OF KNOWLEDGE LEQN HEMPSTEAD N Y UP Al62 Leon r laborhimselfwould agree with a Scpi out the guard force and did not seek new jobs J2 statement by Indian Prime Minjhe replied sul Car Goes Off Curve Leon Driver Killed 14yearold boy apparently didnt like his first day back at school Monday He is charged with try ling to burn it down went off a curve of Highway 69 Tuesday The car went down an embankment and hit a concrete ister Jawaharlal Nehru that the Middle East situation is danger ous and explosive Dulles said he did not believe there is any reason to take issue with Nehrus assessment Dulles said in his opinion the situation will be worked out peacefully One basis for this per pru ficient to suade any dent and reason able man The Governor said he met with Jus tice Department represen tatives before based Erbes statement listed thc fol lowing items as law violation in the road work That the board failed to have claims filed for the work sworn to by the claimant certified by the county engineer and audited and approved by the board That the board failed to re quire the filing of itemized and verified daily accounts with the board That the board failed to su pervise and see to the good faith performance of the work n accordance with the specifi cations That the board failed to have filed detailed cost accounting with the county auditor nd open to public inspection That the board failed to have day labor pay We didift resign for the reason that they accepted aid Barnes said We resigned because of the way it was handled jthe search menfs and to pass on certifica tions That the county engineer on completion of the work will not be able to file the cost state ment and certificate that the work complies with the plans and specifications At the end of Erbes telegram to the supervisors he stated In addition your attention is directed to Section 33216 Code of Iowa 1954 Thc section provides for for feiture of SlOO for each offense by a supervisor in neglecting or refusing to perform any duties re quired by law of him as a board member Crash Is Fatal to Muscatine Boy 16 MUSCATINE Iff Thomas Fin negan 16 son of Muscatine alder man Harold Finnegan was killed Monday night in a onecar acci dent about a mile south of here SAME IK duu iiu a concrete j v spillway 22 miles south of here he saidis tnat the United States is takins the situ LOOK AT THAT Joe Morofsky 12 Savannah Ga would like to know just what his mother found while strolling on her lawn The whopper is mostly preen and about sixinches long The larger AT Wirophoto barbs at lelt arc bright orantre tipped with black the others are all black Whatever it is Joe says it sure is an eyeopener is taking the situ ation seriously is doing some thing about it and therefore a peaceful solution is likely to be found If the United States mrt nothing in the face of present problems he said there would be great FAUBUS the fall school term opened dis cussed the situation with them but did not tell them he planned to call out thc guard Tuesday morning as classes opened at 2000 pupil Central likelihood that vclop a war could de Auto Turns Over Soldier Man Killed jHigh the number of National Guardsmen appeared sharply re duced Only 70 or SO white dem onstrators stood across from the campus An effigy of a Negro was hung during the night at North Little Rock School scene of racial violence Monday A heavy detail of officers guard vine west of here had from the campus UtVll driving alone Bairs 21 was the son of Mr and Mrs Ray Bairs WHOS WHO A limited number of copies of Whos Who in Mason City are available at the business office of the GlobeGazette Bound Tn w v ill wivimviO I 4 I III V 1 an attractive cover they may eluded after blanketing be procured while the supply lasts at a cost of SI each gathered across VOLCANO ERUPTS MANAGUA Nicaragua Entire herds of cattle and acres of cotton fields were destroyed as a result of a sixday eruption by Negro Volcano officials said Tuesday Thc eruption thQ volcanos first since ton 1 by several feet 25mile area under of volcanic sand ;