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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 30, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS E VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Gems a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER This Paper Consists of Two One No 304 Union Will Inspect Vote Fraud Data Peace Prevails at Little Rock LITTLE ROCK Ark Nine Negro students started a second week of integrated classes at Central High School Monday escorted by only one paratrooper without arousing any reaction from white students A week ago Monday the six Negro girls and three boys entered Central High for the first time However rioting white mobs on the streets outside led to their withdrawal after three hours Monday there were no mobs and only a few curious onlookers as a single federal paratrooper escorted the Negroes into the build from the Army station wagon used to transport them One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE pm Sunday pm Thursday KCLO UMO WOl Ames WTAD Quincy pm Thursday WSUI la City CJ10 pm Saturday Again Its Your Right to Know ANOTHER National Newspaper Week Oct 1 to 8 brings a reminder that the struggle to maintain a free press as is the case with many another cause is going to require unceasing ef fort It isnt a victory that can be won once and for all It has to be fought for and won each passing day Right now at all levels of gov ernment and particularly in our National Capital there is a dis position to deny the public ac cess to information about its own business Horrendous crimes against the principle of a free press are being committed under the cloak of classified informa tion for national security There was the usual concentrai tion of more than 100 white stuj dents on the front steps of thei high schools main entrance In1 the past they have laughed and even mildly taunted the Negroes but Monday they displayed indif ference US paratroopers have been escorting the Negro teenagers to classes since last Wednesday few hours after President Eisen hower sent the 101st Airborne Di vision into Little Rock to force integration upon the city Aimed With Clubs Inside the high school Monday morning 11 paratroopers stood in the halls armed only with billy clubs a major said They were May Take Action LITTLE ROCK Ark Gov Orval Faubus said Monday he likely would call a special leg islative session to deal with in tegration at Central High School Faubus said legislative action now appeared to be the only recourse for a peaceful solution of the problem There have been suggestions that the Legislature be asked to close the school and have it reopened as a private institution in the to accompany students between classes The situation not so long agoj The atmosphere was changed brought this comment from Jjto one of complete calm almost Bassrii Wiggins executive edi routine tor of the Washington Post onej Troops wore only sidearms of the nations foremost contendMonday and did not carry rifles ers for the publics right to know about its own business If we proceed with more and more secrecy we shall one day reach a place where we have made the choice between free dom and secrecy We shall pass a point beyond which we cannot go without abandoning free in stitutions No man can say with assurance where this point is but we are moving toward it Presidential Order to Blame A chief culprit in the rule of secrecy at the federal level is Presidential Executive Order 10501 It grants to appointive ad ministrative heads theauthority to withhold information from the Justice Department attorneys meanwhile are preparing to go before a federal grand jury here to seek criminal indictments against instigators of mob vio lence at Central School Quick Action Seen Some highly placed persons in Little Rock expect the grand jury to be called into session within a week They believe the FBI al ready has enough evidence to ob tain indictments against 8 or 10 men At least 30 or 40 others are under intensive investigation One man in whom the FBI is taking a very active interest is Jimmy Karam a close persona and political friend of Gov Or public over a wide range of acval EFaubus Karam operates 1 1 1 1 I f m AND THE DRIVER WALKED AWAY It doesnt appear possible but Edward R Stevens rural Mason City an crawled out from this wreck on his own power The boxcar overturned on top of Stevens truck at the GlobeGazette photo by Ihlusser demolishing the cab Stevens Road Deaths Up in August First Rise Since 56 CHICAGO nations traf fic deaths increased in August for the first time since last No vember the National Safety Counj cil said Monday The traffic death toll last month of 3790 not only was five per cent higher than the toll of 3610 in August last year but was the 6th Street SW OI 0 was hospitalized however with a dislocated shoulder and bruises MAN HURT TOLL NOW 536 6 More Killed on Roads By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowa had six motor vehicle deaths in five separate accidents over the weekend This sent the 1957 motor vehicle fatality toll to same as last year this date The latest victims included Walter R Meeker 78 A L me udu 01 nib ton fatally injured when the m thlS year mcludtruck on which one end of the 1F10 nnp nnrm ex iho Boxcar Lands on Truck A rural Mason City man walked the second highest for that monthLj AT w in the councils history The total in August 1941 was 3954 The council said the increase was attributed in part to the fact that there were five Satur car bounced on the truck cab three times following a collision at 6th S W Edward Roy Stevens 44 Route 3 crawled from the cab of his car in which he was driving alone j struck a culvert Sunday Richard L Jones 26 Truro Iowa fatally injured Sunday in a twocar collision on Highway 92 about 11 miles west of Winterset Merle Hamm 28 Clinton who died Sunday of burns suffered when the dump truck he was Labor Day boxcar was resting and walked driving overturned and the ve weekend Despite the increased toll in August the council said high way deaths for the first eight months this year were two per cent lower compared to the cor responding period last year 24 730 against 25200 to the ambulance with only a dis located shoulder and multiple bruises Atop Boxcar C G Woodhouse 1020 Maple Drive train foreman and George A Garden 2321 Monroe S W brakeman were riding atop the dUJLJ Lilt The council reported that traveljboxcar when Stevens truck hit The Weather Mason City Fair through Tues day Low Monday night upper 40s High Tuesday near 70 Iowa Fair through Tuesday Low Monday night 4555 Five Day owa temperatures will average 3 to 6 degrees above normal Tuesday through Saturday Only minor daily temperature changes are ex pected Normal highs 68 north to 72 south Normal lows 38 north to 42 south Little or no rainfall is expected Minnesota Fair and warm Low Monday night 4045 north 45 50 south High Tuesday ranging from 65 extreme northeast to 85 extreme southwest GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum Sunday Minimum Sunday night At 8 am Monday YEAR AGO A Loud Ovation for Beck Convention Is Opened MIAMI BEACH F 1 a scandalrockedTeamsters Union Monday received and accepted a bid from the Senate Rackets vestigating Committee in Wash ington to inspect evidence in committee files challenging qualifications of some Teamsters convention delegates Dave Beck Teamster presi dent revealed an exchange of telegrams with Committee Chairman McClellan DArk as the Teamsters opened their fate ful convention with a roaring ovation for Beck Beck told reporters he re ceived a telegram from McClel lan Sunday night saying the Sen ate Committee has evidence in its files that some convention delegates have been chosen ille gally McClellan offered to turn it over to the union Attorney Assigned Beck said he replied the union would like to see the data and has assigned a Washington attor ney to visit the Senate Commit tee offices in Washington Mon day Beck said he had assured Mc Clellan that the convention ere dentials committee is carefully investigating the legality of se lection of delegates The information you havi may be helpful even at this late date Beck said he wired Me Clellan More thau 100 of the conven tions 1929 delegates have been formally challenged before the Credentials Committee When Beck entered the packed Municipal Auditorium dele gates gave him a resounding ovation He and James R Hoffa present Midwest Team ster boss and leading candidate to succeed the retiring Beck as union president posed togethe waving at the delegates California Congressman John Shelley Monday withdrew as a candidate for the Teamsters pres idency to aid what he hopes wil become a combined opposition Maximum Minimum 74 50 59 53 26 exploded near in the first six months was up 3 per cent producing 55 deaths air but neither was injured UCll OLCVUI1S FUCK m ln 0 Crl were bounced into the tivities some of them liot evena clothing store in Little distantly related to security Mayor Wooclrow Wilson Mann This Order 10501 was issued in charged in an official staleClinton Salurday November1953 by President ment to federal authorities that Ronald Kiudtson IS Gutlenfor every 100 million miles of Woodhouse said the boxcar Eisenhower It rcplced was one of wno wa fatally injured in gravel lowest ratio in the three times landing on order which had been issued bvagitators of last Mondays onecar smashup on Highway history for a comparable period lop of the truck each time The 1 j trilrk rfrtnrl olnnn 41 GlobeGazette weather data up GlobeGazette weather Maximum Saturday Minimum Saturday night At 8 am Sundav 55 38 49 President Truman Both have met orders at the school with vigorous but up to now un successful opposition from the press At the last minute newsmen succeeded just before adjourn ment of the last session of Con gress in getting a press gag clause removed from the contro versial civil rights bill before its final passage Under the law as written reporters as well as gov ernment officials and others would have been subject to a fine and imprisonment for use or Mann also contends that Fau bus himself was involved at 52 near Guttcnberg Saturday Party Punphrey 22 Gaines ville Fla and Harold G Ben imiiseu wat involved at aen jleast to the extent that he 25 Ottumwa who were in advance of plans to stir when the car in they Hunting Accident Claims Youths Life trouble at the school were riding collided with another WAVERLY ifl Thomas Shat luuuie at me scnooi numf vnui momeri Karam and Faubus deny these3 half mile east of on zer 10 son of Mr and Mrs c Charles Shatzer of near Waverly charges 55 Escape Crash of Jap Airliner OSAKA Japan afternoon disclosure of what happened inlpasscngers and four crewmemwest of here any closed session of the Civiljbers of a Japan Air Lines plane Highway 6 Saturday ACCIDENTALLY SHOT MUSCAT1NE UP Thomas Lewis 41 Muscatine was acci dentally shot in the head and leg while squirrel hunting alone Sun about 10 miles Rights Commission rrocircss in ThC1 otstcs As a result of efforts making an emergency escaped death Monday when their plane crashed in a rice pad in by all who have to do with keeping the public informed laws were passed in 15 states this year to lessen restrictions on the free flow of information to the public Most of this legislation was de signed to open meetings of local landing The plane a DC4 developed engine trouble bhortly after tak ing off from Alarm Ear ly reports said that the plane had burned and that all aboard were feared to have died However lat HJVCII A AV tax governmental bodies to t h e cr reports said there were some Hut public This cause had the vigorous support of newspapers individu ally and of state press associa tions The righttoknow statutes ranged from opening up traffic accident reports in South Dakota to 66 specific bills in California opening up records and meetings A point stressed with increas ing effectiveness is freedom of the press is based on and sec ondary to the right of the people to know the truth When you talk CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 injuries but ro deaths The plane was bound for Tokyo SAME died Sunday of wounds suffered in a hunting accident truck was dragged along the tracks for 25 yards before the train could be stopped Stevens appeared to be pinned in the truck but crawled through the window on the drivers side shortly after the collision Satisfactory Condition Park Hospital attendants re ported he suffered a dislocated Charles and his hrothnr Car shouldcr and multiple bruises and Ltiarlcs and his orother and jn satisfaclory roll 14 were hunting squirrels j condition near their home when Carroll aci Stevens was travelling cast on cidenlally dropped his 22 rifle S W and apparently did not bullet struckjsce the approaching Train al Thomas in the chest Co Why Girl Scouts Because the 1387 Girl Scouts in Mason City are kept so busy with interesting and con structive activities they have no time for bad behavior Even more important those ac tivities develop in our girls the integrity selfreliance ingenuity and capacity for leadership that assures their own and their com munitys wellbeing There are 300 adult volunteers contributing their time and efforts as leaders of the pro gram It takes some money too All Red Feather agencies help make Mason City a better place to live SEE PAGE 6 jthough witnesses said the lights and bells were working Vern Swciger 416 7th N W an eye witness to the collision said the boxcar appeared to bounce as high as the telephone wires after the truck hit it The truck hit the first of 14 cars be ing pushed north by a switch en iJervice me Hickenloopers Son Fined at Ames A M E S Hickcn loopcr son of Sen Bourke B Hickenloopcr was fined SlO in municipal court Monday on a charge of running a red light The charge resulted from an accident here last week in which two persons were hospitalized iwhcn Hickcnloopcrs car collided against Hoffa His withdrawal lef three others in the race Shelle pledged himself to work for clean union Hoffa howe command of the convention Mickey Booed DAVE BECK Cheeri Army to Trim Its Strength WASHINGTON One ar mored division and 14 air defense battalions will be dropped by the Army as part of its drive to cut 100000 men from its strength by next June 30 The announcement Sunday night did not specify which units would be affected but said the number of troops at various posts also will be cut back with some of the installations being closed The greater part of the reduc tion 71000 men will be accom plished by Jan 1 the Army said with the remaining 29000 being eliminated by next June 30 Maximum Strength To the extent possible the cuts will be concentrated in adminis trative supply and special activi ties so maximum combat strength can be maintained The Army cuts are part of an overall reduction of 200000 men in the armed services ordered by Secretary of Defense Wilson in separate orders last July 16 and Sept 19 The cut will leave the Army with 900000 men An armored combat command will be substituted for one of the armored divisions now in the United States the Army said The two are the 1st Armored at Ft Polk La and the 4th Ar Hoffa however seemed well in Ft Hoocl Tex The imrnand of the conventinn udld ot sav which one would be affected The Armored Combat Com One of Hoffas other announcec rivals for the presidency Thomas L Hickey of New York mand will have 5000 men The strength of an armored division is about 14 GOO like Hoffa a Teamster vice presi Reduced Need dent was roundly booed when he Tllc ail defense battalions to be entered me convention i criminated wui be either gun or John F English aging units The Army said the need for them is s t e r international secretary treasurer got a big hand when he stumped down to the platform on his wooden leg He also posed shaking hands with Hoffa English never has announced his choice for the union presi dency His endorsement would be an influential factor reduced with the development of new air defense missile units The SkySweeper units are 75 mm gttns controlled by radar and are intended for use against medium to low level attacking planes Other plans call for dropping An early showdown between fve aviation construction engi Hoffa and rival candidates foHncer battalions and for reducing Traffic Argument Nets Ottumwan Wound in Thigh OTTUMWA WiVirgil R Perk ins 32 Ottumwa was undergoing hospital treatment Monday for a shotgun would in his thigh which j the S50000 a yeai 1UJl IL climaxed a traffic argument least English held a possible keypanama to battle group size Detective Chief Adrian Bardlto the battle for union control r said investigation indicates Perk New Legal Action ins was wounded when he grabbed At Washington meanwhile a shotgun out of the car of Robcrljponcnts of the present Teamsters ln meeting its new manpower D Snook 24 Ottumwa and atjUnion leadership asked the SuccIing the Army said it will inmnipH in Court to reinstate an injhave to reduce the number of junction against the election at some posts camps and new Teamsters officers itraining stations thereby mak Lawyers for a New York group inS it necessary to phase down of rank and file union members01 close some of these installa filed an application with thclions court clerk seeking to restore the injunction rv L i icaiion was submitted UUttlOnt Man DlCS ne Court justice since the court still is in its summer in PlGne CrGSfl regimental combat team There was no estimate of the manpower savings in these moves tempted to break the weapon on the curbing The gun went off and the charge went through Perkins thigh Bard said the story related by Snook was as follows A car in which Perkins was riding nearly struck the Snook car in south Ottumwa Sunday night Snook shouted angrily at the driver and went on The other car followed him Snook told his wife Martha to get his gun from the rear seal At an intersection Snook stopped and loaded his gun The other car drove up and Perkins walked up and began arguing with Snook Snooks 12 gauge shotgun was lying on his lap Perkins grabbed it and hurled it against the curb ing It discharged recess The paper in legal terms askcdj WICHITA Kan airmen that the tribunal vacate the stayjincluding an lowan were killed granted last Saturday by he US Sunday when the rented plane in Court of Appeals for the District which they were flying crashed of Columbia The Couri of Apin a field near Mulvane south peaJs had revoked a temporary cast of hero injunction granted by US DisThey were airman 2c Donald trict Judge F Dickinson LcttsjKvaiis 23 Dumont Iowa and against the scheduled election iSgt Harold E Rarnctl 37 Incle ijCils narf fn a request peiidcncc Kan Officers said Rar with another at an intcrscctionl Snooks jife fainted She is New Yorkincu was at the controls of the g Hickcnamb camslers Thc chaificd IhaLJPipcr Cub Inoper is a senior at Iowa Stateins College No charges had been filed delegates to the Teamsters conj A witness sud the plane was yention at Miami had been pickecljflying at a low altitude when it imroerl improperly suddenly dived to the ground ;