Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 18

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 29, 1956

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 29, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for SON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANI NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXH AMOciited United Press mil Leuc Wires copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY Paper Consists of Two PRESIDENT SOMOZA LUIS SOMOZA Fatal to Somoza PANAMA Anas tasio Somoza undisputed strong man of Nicaragua for 20 years died Saturday of an assassins bullets The 60yearold Central Ameri can leader never regained full consciousness after an operation performed Sunday by a surgical team including surgeons sent by President Eisenhower He died in the U S operated Gorgas Hos pital in the Panama Canal Zone where he was flown following the Sept 21 shooting in which he suf fered four wounds Under Nicaragua law Somozas 34yearold son Luis succeeds to the presidency As president of Congress Luis was first vice president designate The Con gress made him acting president Friday The colorful 200pound Somoza had showed steady but slight im provement in the five days fol lowing the operation But at mid night Friday night his condition took a grave turn Ruler of Nicaragua in fact or in name for 20 years Somoza liked strong language and strong action dancing and card playing beefsteaks for breakfast anc shooting He was shot down at a partj and dance as he was preparing t seek another six year term a president The assassin Riobert Lopez Perez a 27yearold Nica raguan journalist and typesette emptied a revolver at the 60year old president A team of doctors sent b President Eisenhower and heade by Maj Gen Leonard Heaton chief of the U S Armys Walte Reed Hospital in moved bullets from his thigh and spine and operated on two wounds in his forearm and upper arm One bullet was left buriec in his right shoulder The assassin was killed on the spot by Somozas guards Somoza got his boost ladder from the United up the States In 1932 he became director of the Nicaraguan army as part of the arrangement for withdrawing of U S Marines and the ending of American occupation He got the post through the influence of Mat thew Hanna the U S minister From that vantage point with solid army backing he rose to control of the government Joseph Brennan Democrat Named to Supreme Court WASHINGTON OPl President Eisenhower Saturday selected Wilham Joseph Brennan Rumson N to be an associate justice of the U S Supreme Court He is now an associate justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court Brennan 50 and a Democrat will succeed Justice Sherman Minton who has announced he will retire Oct 15 Minton also a Democrat is retiring because of failing health White House Press Secretary James C Hagerty made the an nouncement at a news attended also by Judge Brennan Brennan told reporters Atty Gen Brownell called him on the telephone late Friday in Red Bank and toid him to come to Washington However Brennan said he did not know of his selection until told by the President shortly be fore Hagertys news conference This will be Eisenhowers third appointment to the high court He previously appointed Chief Justice Warren on Sept 30 1953 and Associate Justice Harlan on Jan 10 1955 Brennan told reporters he had never taken an active part in politics Hagerty said the actual ap pointment of Judge Brennan will be made by the President within 10 days It will be a recess appoint ment since Congress is not in session The nomination will be sent to the new Senate in Jan uary for consideration Confirmation of Brennan would leave the court at three Republi cans and six Democrats as at present Cold Front Covers Iowa During Night A cold front which entered northwest Towa late Friday over spread the entire state during the night Temperatures dropped into the 30s in parts of northern Iowa as the cooler air advanced Mason City and Spencer shared the state low of 38 early Saturday Council Bluffs had the state high of 91 degrees Friday Dubuque was tie coolest spot with an af ternoon 79 Al Lopez Quits as Manager of Cleveland Team CLEVELAND UP Al Lopez resigned Saturday as manager of the Cleveland Indians who will finish second again this year in the American League pennant race Lopez announced his resigna tion after a two hour conference with the teams general mana ger Hank Greenberg Its been a trying Lopez said Sorry we didnt do better Theres a feeling here that we should finish higher than second and the tension has been the very devil I have no plans Im going home Mon Greenberg said Lopez deci sion was a great ment to Cook in Offer to Resign Politics Blamed for Troubles DES MOINES IMState Proper ty Tax Director Louis H Cook says the State Tax Commission an have his resignation very quickly if it wants him to quit but claims his income tax trou bles can be traced to politics pure and Demand for Cooks resignation came Friday from Gov Leo Hoegh after it was disclosed that Cook had not filed a state income tax return for four years Cook 66 served the commis sion both as research director and head of the property tax division Commission Chairman Martin Lauterbach said if he didnt re sign he would be fired Cook said he doesnt owe th state a dime and commissio officials acknowledged that he re cently had made arrangement to pay all back taxes interes and penalties Current Salary Declaring he had given th state very faithful service ove a long period of years Cook sail that in his present job he ha been doing worth of worl a year on pay of less than His current salary is an nually Cooks tax troubles whicl chairman Lauterbach said arose rom the fact that he had been hard pressed were irst rumored as the result of a speech this week by State Rep Howard Reppert DDes Moines Reppert said a top state cfficia whom he did not name had failed to file income tax returns At a tax commission meeting Friday Leon Miller Democratic member of the threeman body asked for Cooks resignation o suspension A conference of Com missioners Lauterbach and Raj Johnson with Gov Hoegh followed quickly Quick Action Hoegh who said he had not icard about the matter until this veek declared that Cook should e fired or suspended at once said later Cook would e dismissed if he didnt resign Cook recently had been engaged n a drive to catch evaders of the tate moneys and credits tax on iank deposits securities holdings nd the like Cooks failure to file income ax returns came to light within Heckinger state income tax di ector began a checkup of tax ommission and other state em loyes at the request of Chairman auterbach Tax officials said that besides Books case several others were ound including a tax employe was out of the state part of ne year and had not filed a re urn The check also uncovered few minor state employes who adnt filed returns but did not we any tax Heckinger said the drive will ontinue and he will demand pay ment from anyone who is delin uent As of last June 30 Heckin er found a total of lowans ho had not filed CENTRAL PARK RALLY The crowd which attend o rally Friday night listens as R M Spike Evans attacks the administrations farm program The sudden shift of weather kept listeners shivering throughout talks by three Democratic office seekers EDUCATION LIVING COSTS ARE ARGUED Busy Weekend for Candidates BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Adlai Stevenson pushed his presidential campaign into Min nesota Saturday after accusing Republicans of failing to meet a crisis in U S education Secretary of Labor Mitchell meanwhile charged the Demo ratic presidential nominee with Fire Sweeps Homey Six Children Die MILWAUKEE UPiSix children icrished Friday night in a violent fire which raged through their small frame home that had once been a barn The parents and a seventh child were not at home The children four girls and two boys ranged in age from 11 months to 12 years Firemen forced to subdue the tubborn flames before they could nter the single story four room making false and irresponsible statements about living costs in an earlier speech t President Eisenhower Steven sons prime campaign target had no appointments listed for Satur day but aides said he would spend some time working on speeches Vice President Nixon scheduled appearances Saturday in Hagers Petersburg for another vote seeking stint Sen Estes Kefauver the Demo cratic vice presidential candidate accused Republicans of a dearth of imaginative programs anc Kefauver headed unto West Vir ginia for talks in Huntington Par kersburg and Wheeling Saturday returning to Washington He home found children and the bodies the family of four dog on he floor of the living room The wo other bodies were located in a bedroom Left House NEW REACTOR CONTRACT WASHINGTON UP The avV Friday awarded Westing ouse Electric Corp a 00 contract to build reactors for ix atomicpowered submarines T Henry Foster Ottumwa Dies at 77 OTTUMWA T Henry Foster 77 widow of the late pres ident and chairman of the board of John Morrell died un expectedly at a hospital here Fri day night She had been ill with heart ailment only two days As an ardent Red Cross worker she saw service during the 1947 About The Weaiher Mason City Generally fair Satur day night and Sunday Cooler Saturday night Low in low to middle 30s Scattered light frost Warmer Sunday with high in upper 60s Iowa Generally fair through Sunday Cooler southeast Sat urday night Warmer west Sun day Low Saturday night near 40 north near 50 south The mother of the victims Mrs Romano Vallariel 36 told author ties she had taken her son Jo eph 10 with her when she left he house about to carch for her husband Pete 36 vho she said had not been home ince Thursday morning She said he found him at the home of a riend apparently at about the ame time the blaze was dis overed Mrs Valiariel said she did not now what chould have caused he fire and explained that the nly heating unit was a coal stove at was not in operation Rear Storeroom Fire Marshal William c said the intensity of the blaze inLit Adel dicated there may have been an explosion He said it was also possible that the fire smoldered for hours in a rear storeroom and that the children were overcome by carbon monoxide fumes before the flames erupted Milwaukee County sheriffs offi cials held Vallariel without charge for questioning Sports Bulletin B ROO KL YN UP The Brooklyn Dodgers Saturday de feated Pittsburgh 62 in the first game of a doubleheader to move into a tie for the Nation al League lead with Milwaukee The Braves play Saturday night at St Louis day night Partly cloudy and cool Sunday up floods which caused heavy damMinnesota Frost warning Satur age here Mrs Foster was wide ly known for her love of flowers and her rose gardens frequently were opened to the public HANDICAP WEElTsET DES MOINES week will be National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week in Iowa under a proclamation is sued by Gov Leo Hoegh GlobeGazette weather data to 8 a m Saturday Maximum Friday 85 Minimum Friday night 38 At 8 Saturday 43 YEAR AGO Maximum 75 Minimum j7 lown and Martinsburg W then planned to fly to another cross country tour starting Monday 4 Britons Killed in Latest Rebel Attack on Cyprus NICOSIA Cyprus Four Britons including a woman were killed Friday in rebel attacks in this Mediterranean island colony A fifth Briton died Saturday mornng of injuries received in an earlier scheduled a majoi address on world peace Saturday night in Minneapolis After tw days at national campaign head q u a r r s Washington he planned to start Tuesday on a sevenstate tour of the East anc New England Speaking in Milwaukee Friday night Stevenson said there is a crisis in U S education and he Eisenhower administration has produced no action and no He put forth a threepoint plan Gunmen lying in wait amid rocks overhanging the twisting mountainous NicosiaKyrenia road ambushed two Army vehicles Friday night as they were negotiating a sharp curve A woman passenger in the car was shot dead The vehicle Dverturneri after moving a few yards and three soldiers were injured The driver of the second vehicle was nicked in the shoulder but drove on A soldier seated icxt to him was shot fatally through the neck Troops and police with tracker dogs hastened to the ambush scene and began to search the surrounding countryside The underground fighting arm of he move to unite Cyprus with Greece was blamed bv British authorities for the 20 Objects to Photo With Elvis Settles for MEMPHIS Tenn If you were an attractive 20yearold girl and saw your picture in a nagazine with Elvis Presleys head on your shoulder what vould you do Well Robbie Moore threatened o sue And Presley the rock n singer paid her in an out of court settlement Presley told reporters he had mown Miss Moore a Memphis elephone company clerk for many years and had no idea she vould object to the Miss Moore said she was sitting STRAIGHT DIES AD EL R Straight 72 cofounder of a firm which operates clay manufacturing plants it Adel Redfieldand died of a heart attack at its home here a cafe when Presley entered vith another girl and a photogapher She said Presley clowned vith her leaned his head on her houldcr and the photographer uok their picture The picture la tor appeared in roskys fan magazine Elvis Preslov of his own calling for more fed end funds for educational needs a national policy aimed at the ullest possible development of individual abilities and a nation al college scholarship program Mitchell criticized an Indianap olis speech in which Stevenson said living costs were the highest in history and predicted they would go higher Mitchell said you cant the cost of living without alsi talking about wages which h said are at an alltime high wit the workers paycheck buy in more than at any time in history Stevenson Saturday rejecte Mitchells charge that he made false and irresponsible state In turn he accused the administration of trying to sweep nflation under the Stevenson said he is going by he administrations own figures vhich he said show that the consumer price index is at an all ime Nixon made the first labor pecch of his current tour in Cin cinnati Friday championing the TaftHartley labor law and the dministrations labor record The vice president said the law s not perfect and needs He also predicted rank and file union members will support Eisenhower in the No vember election Kefauver speaking in Williams port Friday noted Eisen howers description of the GOP as the party of the and added The only people who have a future with the party of the fu ture are Richard Nixon and the White House dinner collection of millionaires whom the President invited to dinner and who stayed to take over the Loveless HitsHigH Taxes Democrats in Park Rally Herschel G Loveless Denuv cratic candidate for governor Friday night blasted the state ad ministration in a speech in which he said My opponent has turned ithe tall corn state into the tall tax The comments came in a Cen tral Park talk made to Democrat ic faithful who braved chilling I weather to hear candidates for state and national offices Loveless told listeners that he believes in the twoparty system and feels it is time to reestablish it in Iowa He said that Republi cans had built too much of a patronage payroll during their 18 years in office Loveless and R M Spike Evans candidate for the U S lenate spoke from platforms nade by the beds of two trucks n one of the major votegetting wings through North Iowa The alks were preceded by a caravan if open cars which left the Hotel Hanford to pass south on Federal Avenue Betty Frank 215 6th N and line Dixon 801 Louisiana S erved hot coffee to shivering lis eaers from a booth which pro compliments of Joe The name of the imagi lary Republican vice presidential has been adopted by he Democrats for the campaign Raps Senator Loveless also hit at what charged was a Republican failure to take advantage of federal power spending within Iowa said that in order to have industry state must be able to furnish cheap power He also said that Iowas tax contribution of more than S1QO million was being spent in other states which are now being named sites for the 90 atomic reactor plants proposed by the federal government In a reference to state and local taxes Loveless told the crowd that the cost per person of sup porting Ioua government had risen from in 1953 to in 195G He said further that al income has risen even per cent Iowa income declined five per cent Evans attacked his opponent or the U S Senate seat Bourke fickenlooper and called him one of the finest senators the tate of Texas has He barged that Hickenlooper had avored the DixonYates contract nd had aided in the il giveaway Real Crises In remarks obviously aimed at ecrctary of Agriculture Ezra enson Evans said The coun can only stand one of these hings farm price recessions about once every twenty years and it takes quite an accumula lion by the Democrats to take even four Evans went on to say that when MASTERSON FREED DES MOINES A Mas erson 29 convicted in 1951 of the Republicans took office in 1952 there were no surpluses and agriculture was getting 100 per cent of parity The Democratic farm he said kept surpluses Evans accused Republicans of creating a deficit in the Commodity Credit Corpora tion and said that when Demo isweetheart in St Ambrose Cajurats left office there was a thedral here has been paroledjmillion profit in the agency from the State Mental Health inj Evans said that the country is stilute at Independence with a real agricultural SAME Black Hat meant traifJe death la 31 INTRODUCTIONS Earl Dean master of ceremonies introduces Democratic office seekers at a political rallv n 1 in park Friday night In the foreground VTM MJChi R M Spike Evans Herschel Loveless and Mike Micuh wait their turn to speak Arrayed be hind them are candidates for county offices left to riprht Harold Ohison Dan Phalen William McArthur William Pappas William Taylor Jack Dickinson Leo George ;