Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 20

About Mason City Globe Gazette

  • Publication Name: Mason City Globe Gazette
  • Location: Mason City, Iowa
  • Pages Available: 311,935
  • Years Available: 1901 - 1994
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Mason City Globe Gazette, September 12, 1958

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 12, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited toe UM 7 THAT MAK IS A L L N O RT U 0 W A N S N II GH HOME EDITION VOLM PTCM fTiitetf Pnu Utefuttoul FuU Wirw Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 12 IKS Mi Caubtf ItcUaM itctioa OM Proceed With Integration Supreme Court Rules I v Only Five Four of Em Kids Turn Out for Old Time Rally MOORHEAD Mmn UPI Sponsors of an old time po litical rally said Friday they could hot explain whyonly five persons showed up Thursday night to hear Undersecretary of Agriculture True t Morse and top state politicians And what was worse the five spectators were children The rally Thursday night was sponsored by the Junior Cham ber of Commerce to climax Clay Countys annual 4H Roundup andSugar Beet Day In addition to Morse the sponsors figured they had an other drawing card in Rep Coya Knutson who Tuesday won a colorful primary battle against a candidate sup ported by her husband Other speakers slated were Sen Ed ward J Thye George Republican gu bernatorial candidate and Mrs Knutsons GOP opponent Odin jLangen As things turned out the speakers outnumbered the au dience and the program was cancelled Puzzled sponsors iii thiscity of 15000 they could find no explanation as to why the citys Memorial Park site of the rally was deserted They said the rally was preceded by plenty of fold time political ballyhoo and the weather was ideal for an outdoor rally To Stand Firm in WASHINGTON i d e n t Eisenhower pledged Thursday night there would be no appeasement in the Far East crisis because he said Hhat might lead to a major war At thesame time Eisenhower said there is some hope that Red China will agree to negotiate a ceasefire in the Formosa strait Eisenhower spoke in a major Far Eastern policy speech car ried to the people on television and radio beamed abroad Eisenhower described the pres ent Far Easttensions asiserioiis buthe Ibelieve that there going toi be any war EISENHOWER said the United Slates would neither or frightened into appeasement be cause of Red Chinas massive bombardments and threats to in vade Quemoy and other Nation alistheld islands He added Now I assure you that no American boy will be asked by me to fight just for Quemoy But those who make up our armed I believe the American people as a whole stand ready to defend the principle that armed force shall not be used foraggressive pur poses i Eisenhower said the Red Chi Higher Gas Taxf Postal Rates Seen WASHINGTON Mt The Eisen hower administration is weighing the possibility of a billiontlollar increase in gasoline taxes and pos tal rates The aim To helpoffset red ink spending that will push the national debt to a record peak this year Budget Director Maurice H Stans briefed newsmen on new figures for the biggest most un balanced budget in peacetime his tory FOR THE 1959 fiscal year which began July l the Budget Bureaus midyear review forecast a deficit the highest since World War II In announcing the new figure Stans said the administration wil hold up of more than ta billion dollars of extra defense funds voted by Congress for weap ons procurement over a period o years The total included 320 mil lion authorized for the current fis cal year President Eisenhower in his January budget message to Con gress had predicted a 1959 bud get surplus of 466 million dollars but shrinking revenues and highej spending prospects soon outdated that estimate THE BUREAU said spending will soar to mor than five billion above the Janu ary estimate and someseven bL lion above actual outlays las year Increased spending for farm programs and antirecession pro Virginia Closes Refuses to Integrate neseAmerican talks expected to begin which are in Warsaw ects accounted for most of th rise soon should be able to arrange a ceasefire But if these talks fail he said There is still the hope that the United Nations could ex ert a peaceful influence on the situation EISENHOWER hinted that lie has some specific proposals in mind to Reds Secretary of State Dulles had strongly hinted on Tuesday at possible concessions if the Peiping regime would halt its military operations in the Formosa Strait We believe that diplomacy can and should find a way out Eisenhower said There are measures that can be taken to assure that these offshore islands will not be a thorn in the side of peace SIGN OF THE TIMES No integration order An Appeals Court passing sigh has been erected at refused a stay 9rder arid the school renCounty Va High School which is board decided to close down rather than being closed in the wake bf a mandatory submit to the decision Red Shelling Way Force Air v v Drop for Besieged Quemoy TAIPEI WJ The Chinese Na1 ionalists held back at emptto run the Communist plockade of Quemoy Friday while heReds peppered the offshore slands with more fire As the Strait crisis rounded out a third Nation alist military headquarters re ported Red shore batteries prayed nearly 300 shells on Que moy and the nearby Nationalist islands of Little Quemoy Ehrtan Revenues will drop to 67 billio dollars the bureau said This i almost billion below the Jan uary calculation and two billio below 1958 collections This prospective drop was blamed on a recession slump in corporation income tax down and excise pay ments off 880 million Individual We Will Defend Quemoy islands McElroy Insists WASHINGTON Secretary Neil H McElroy said Friday the United States would resist an assaulton the Quemoys by the Chinese Communists McElroys statement was per theflattest least equivocal warning fromany US official to the Chinese Reds He told reporters that he would not rule out the possibility of American ships convoying Chi nese Nationalist supplies all the Although the shelling was com paratively light the Nationalists decided against trying again to push supplies to thebesieged is land in the face ofthe Red gun the last two at tempts i There was noofficial indication however that the Nationalists had abandoned their efforts SOME NATIONALIST military men and the Taipei press voiced demands for more American ac tion in getting supplies to Que moy They wrote off as ineffec tive the use ofU S warships to escort the supply ships across the Formosa Strait only to within three miles of Quemoy Associated Press porrespondent James Gary who was aboard a Nationalist supply ship which was forced day at Que moy before unloading said the grim fact is that the Communist blockade is highly effective and critically serious There was talk in Nationalist quarters of air drop ing supplies to the beleaguered island and aerial assaults on Red artillery positions on the main land RICHMOND Va JK Warren Countys only high school closes at the end of classes Friday as the direct result of a federal court order that the white school admit 22 Negroes The county school board an nounced the temporary suspen sion of the school at Front RoyaJ Thursday The board said the Ne groes would be enrolled Saturday and Monday UnderVirginia law the assignment or enrollment of any Negro pupil in a white school automatically closes that school The school officials came to Richmond to talk over their prob lem with Gov J Lindsay Almond Jr and state legal aides IT WAS NOT KNOWN what ac tion might come from the meet ing At a news conference Almond hinted without further explana state may have yet an other plan that could keep schools from either being integrated or year Supt Q D Casque said he did not know how long the school at Front Hoyal would be suspended ion but he expected a formal closing order from the state by Monday The school board has riot con sidered or discussed the possibili ty of asking Almond to allow the school to operate on an integrated jasis without state funds he said He knew of no plansanywhere in to establish a private school system for the pupils in volved WHEN A SCHOOL is closed un der Virginias massive resistance tot integration laws its control passes to the Governor He is obligated to try to reorganize and reopen it on a segregated basis Once an integrated school is opened all state funds to that SERVICE AP Photofax DIES Robert W Service 84 the poet of the Yu kon who wrote The Shooting of Dan McGrew among others died Thursday at his home in Lancieux France A heart at tack the cause of death Mills Again Head Iowa AFL 2iYear Delay Refused Another Clash Seems Likely WASHINGTON W The US Supreme Court in an unanimous decision of profound import de creed Friday an immediate go ahead on racial integration at Little Rocks Central High School Acting swiftly after convening at am Chief Jus tice Warren announced that the court had struck down a delay order issued by a U S District Court judge The decision signaled a prob able great new clash of federal vs state power Central High is due to open Monday But GoV Orval E Faubus of Arkansas has vowed to oppose forced integra tion he has said he would close the school first JUSTICE WARREN in a brief I announcement for the entire court said prompt action by the DES MOINES Mills high tribunal was deemed impor Des Moines was reelected presitant because of the imminent dent of the Iowa Federation of opening of the high school Labor Thursday afternoon by a A detailed written decision margin of 528 to 404 over Vernon wm be issued by the court later Dale Muscatme The South and the world at large Mills himself belongs to a unmust wait for this before getting n which formerly was AFL any new definition of what the while Dale is an international repcourt meant when it said in 1955 resentative of the Amalgamated that the process of ending segre Clothing Workers one of the old gation of the races in public CIO unions schools must proceed with all deliberate speed i EARL BAUM Des Moines was Though of farreaching sigmfi reelected secretarytreasurer m cance decision dealt only a contest Central High sceneot terloo and Henry Carter Des violence and the use of federal Moines formerly of Burlington troops to enforce dur We believe that arrangements are urgently required to stop gun fire and to pave the way to a peaceful solution Eisenhower spoke to the na tion from his White House office He interrupted his Newport RI vacation for this special report and returned to Newport Friday IMMEDIATE bipartisan con gressional reaction to his White House address Thursday night was strongly favorable It remained tobe seen whether Red China and the Soviet Union accused by Eisenhower of working hand in hand to en slave the western take him at his word peak total are expected to be 2 billions less than earlier esti mates LeMay in Unofficial JapantoU S Mark ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE Md UPI Cigarsmoking Air Force Gen Curtis LeMay set a new unofficial nonstop flight rec ord from Japan to Washington Friday hurtling 7100 miles in 12 hours and 33 minutes That was more than an hour under the old mark LeMay chief of the nations bomber forces was at the con said that was not the intention at the moment He said also theChinese Na tionalists themselves could im prove their system of ferrying to shore supplies from the three mile limit where US convoys now slop With the Far East crisis per sisting McElroy disclosed that he is delaying an intended cut of 55000 men from the Army and Marine Corps The Army was scheduled to becut from its pres ent900000 men to 870000 by next June 30 and the Marine Corps was to drop from 200000 to 175 000 trols of a tanker trip on giant KC135 Strato the recordbreaking Keokuk Police Force Criticized KEOKUK UP The Lee County grand jury said in a report Thursday that the whole Keokuk police department is in need of training The report followed longstand ing disagreement between the jury and police It said Department information in furnishing evidence to the grand jury is inadequate department does not interrogate witnesses in the proper manner The jury asked District Court to send its findings to city offi cials and Civil Service Board for action It did not name any indi viduals SPECULATION also rose that theNationalists would make air attacks on the Red siege guns 12 or so miles away from Que moy Communist shelling of Quemoy continued Friday The biggest barrage so far of the vestpocket war in the For mosa Strait 57746 Commu nist shells in SVfchours Thurs day forced two Nationalist sup ply ships off Quemoy beach be fore they could unload more than a small part of their cargo Nine other landing ships could not even get to the beach NEWSMEN on the scene re ported at least 40 Nationalist soldiers were wounded in the bombardment Thirteen warships of the US 7th Fleetwhich had escorted the convoy from the Pescadores Is lands remained 3 to 12 miles off the beach in line with US school and to all schools of its or are immediately cut off Ga sque has said previously the county does not have enough money to operate its schools by itself Federal Dist Judge John Paul ordered the Negroes admitted to the Warren County school last Monday He said a governing fac torwas that the county did not operate a Negro high school but sent pupils to neighboring counties Chief Judge Simon E Sobeloff of the US 4th Circuit Court of Appeals refused to grant a stay of Pauls order and Don Lewis Council Bluffs were elected vice presidents at large Jack McCoy Ottumwa was unopposed for executive vice president Mills has Deen president of the merged AFLCIO since the groups linked forces in 1956 Un d e r a pay boost voted Thursday he will now receive 000 a year Baum and McCoy also got increases and will now receive a year mg the last school year In policy not to incur the risk of a shooting duel with the Com munists The Americans ignored Peipingsrecent declaration ex tending Communist Chinas terri torial waters 12 miles to sea ward holding instead to the tra ditional threemile limit ONE OFFICE carrying mem bership on the federation execu tive council wasleft in doubt This stems from a previously passed resolution prohibiting any fulltime international representa tive of a union from holding fed eration office It affected the status of David Hart Albia nominated for a vice presidencyto which the huge United Packinghouse WorkersUn ion is entitled Hart offered to withdraw because he is interna tional Packinghouse Workers rep resentative But his union supporters refused to back down They asked the convention to seat Hart pending areview of the case by national AFLCIO officials Hart then was voted in conditionally The convention adopted a reso lution urging that Iowas traffic point system be changed so that if a person finds his license sus WhiU flag means BO traffic in 1 past 24 hours Tfie Weather Mason City Mostly fair warm er Friday night low 5762 Continued warm Saturday high 8690 Two thirds of the PresidentsIowa Mostly fair and warmer Friday night low 5363 Contin ued fair and warm Saturday report was en the theme No ap peasement no Munich no retreat in the face of armed aggression The final third was conciia toiy a plea for Communists agreement to a far better way than resort to force lo settle thcse differences the way of nego tiation In offering either alternative the Presidents voice was calm and matteroMaet Minnesota Fair and pleasant High Saturday 82 Indian Burial Site Discovered DECORAH appears to be an Indian burial ground was discovered Thursday 12 miles north of Waukon Gavin Sampson Dccorah an amateur archaeologist working with the Iowa Highway Commis sion made the discovery Twelve skeletons with copper jewelry have been uncovered so far Sev eral beads and utensils including a pottery cooking pot in perfect APPEAL BY IKE NEWPORT R I 0 ident Eisenhower commenting on rhe Supreme Courts new school integration decision ap pealed Fridayto Americans toL avoid defiance of the courts orders in this matter case of Central High the court left no doubt that deliberate speeds means a resumption of the integration process here and now Gov Faubus when told of the decisionmerely nodded Later he told newsmen he probably wouldnt have any comment im mediately HOWE YE R it was generally believed at the Arkansas state capital that he will take imme diate action to close the school A recent special legislative ses sion empowered him to do so if he saw fit Attorneys for the Little Rock School Board expressed pointment Wayne Upton president of the Little Rock Board of Education said Naturally we will have to try to operate under it the de he said We of course do not know what Gov Faubus plans to do but if he orders us to close the school we will close GlobeGazetlc weather data upj condition also were found with tthe graves i 70 Bob Bray of Effigy Mounds 40 McGregor investigated the dis 59 covery The highway commission has suspended operations at tho 69 site until the investigation is com 45 pleted to 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum pended for 30 days while driving his personal car he be allowed to operate another vehicle neces sary to earn a livelihood Coughing Seizures Fatal to Iowa Tot Hospitalize Sister DUBUQUE UPI An 11 monthold Dubuque boy choked to after a fit of coughing Thursday and shortly afterwards his sister had to be rushed to the hospital after suffering a sim ilar outburst Charles Haun was seized by a coughing fit while at the home of his grandparents Mr and Mrs Albert Haun Dubuque Firemen were called but the boy was pro jnounced dead A short time the school Thurgood Marshall who as at torney for the National Assn for the Advancement of Colored Peo ple had hung upanother in a string of court victories on inte gration expressed satisfaction He said any act now to prevent integration in Arkansas will be olainly in open defiance of the law The high tribunals ruling af firmed a decision by the US Cir cuit Court of Appeals at St Louis IT MEANS seven Negroes who wish to attend Central High School now are eligible for imme diate readmission The chief justice read a two page printed opinion which was signed per curiam meaning by the court The opinion stated that the later firemen were called to the same home This time the dead tots sister court having fully deliber ated upon the oral arguments had on Aug 28 as supplemented by the arguments on Sept U and all Cindy Lou Haun had been the briefs on file is unanimouslv h a AP Photo as VICTIM OF RED FIRE One of the targets of accurate artillery fire from the Quemoy Island The craft was sev Red China mainland is this USbuilt eral hit as they tried to run supplies to landing craft riddled on the beach of the beleaguered isle seized by a similar attack Fire men rushed her to a hospital bere where she was reported to be in good condition Doctors said the parents Mr and Mrs Charles Haun told them both children had been under medical care for heavy Of of the Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit St Louis of Aug 18 must be affirmed WARREN for court that in view of the immfc nent start of the new school year ;