Moberly Monitor Paper 5-29-1954

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MOBERLY MONITOR-INDEX AND MOBERLY EVENING DEMOCRAT VOL rULJ. LXASXD W1RB 8EKV1OB MOBERLY, MISSOURI SAT., MAY 29, 1954 UOBKBLl MOMITOB, «STABUSKKD 18«B NO. 280 Six Lost as Tornado Upsets Ozarks Boat Four Known Dead, Two Missing After Storm Flips Over Excursion Cruiser; Six Other Passengers and the Pilot Are Rescued BAGNELL, Mo. UP) -- A tornado upset an excursion boat on the Lake of the Ozarks yesterday. At least four persons and probably six were drowned. Six passengers and the pilot were rescued. Two of the passengers said the pilot saved their lives. Owners of the captized craft said it was routine to send another boat to check on its excursions when a storm blew up, and that precaution put- a rescue boat alongside the stricken craft quickly. The known dead: Mrs. Letha Rockwell, 50, and a daughter, Rosalyne Ruth Rockwell, 16, of Belle Plaine, Iowa. Mrs. Richard Lamberty and a son, Warren, 2, of Fremont, Neb. The Two Missing Missing were Duaine Hodges, 19, of Missouri Valley, Iowa, and Patricia Patricia Gump, 16, of Tunis, Mo. A relative said he saw them get on the excursion boat but it was not certain they were aboard. The bodies of Mrs. Rockwell, her daughter and Warren Lamberty .' 452 Enroll Here For Instruction In Water Safety Swimming Classes to Start Wednesday at Rothwell Lake Four hundred fifty-two Ran dolph County youths are enrolled for the Red Cross water safety program which will begin nexl Wednesday at Rothwell Park lake The class has been divided into two sections for 10-lesson sessions starting Wednesday and June 28 Recreation Coordinator Roy Buntin Buntin announced. Plans for the fourth annual water water safety program have attracted more interest than ever before. Fewer than 200 completed instruction instruction last summer. More than' 200 have been assigned to classes in the first session this year. · Part of Community Program Swimming instruction under Red Cross sponsorship is one of the features of the community recreation recreation program. Playground activity ·will begin June 7 and Midget Baseball league play will start June 14. Mrs. Norma Magruder, executive executive secretary of the Red Cross chapter, said 243 youths have been McCarthy Inquiry Like the Man Who Swallowed an Egg! GATLINBURG, Term. UPI--Judg Winfred B." Hale of Rogersville attending the Tennessee Bar Assn convention here, made this com ment yesterday on the McCarthy Army hearings: "They are'*just like a man .know in Hawkins County who swaj lowed an egg. He was afraid t move on in fear the egg migh break, and he was afraid to staa still in fear it might hatch." Huge Weather Balloon Falls Near Salisbury Truck Required to Haul Away Big Bag; Cattle Stampede SALISBURY -- One of the huge Darkness fell before Mrs. Lam berty's body could be found. Diving .equipment was assembled assembled at the Loc-Wood Boat Rides, owners of the boat, but at rnid- morning officials of the firm said they had not been abl-e to obtain a diver. Plans are to search the spot about 2!'i miles above the dam where the boat was swamped in 35 feet of water. Rescued were Lamberty; Junior Graham, 18, of Brumley, Mo., the pilot; Darwin Rockwell, 48 husbanc of Mrs. Rockwell; E m m e 11 O'Leary, 41, and his wife, Ruth, 33, of Berkeley, Mo.; Lt. V. H. Allen, 22, and his wife, 19, of Lawton, Lawton, Okla. Pilot Saved Lives Rockwell said the pilot, Graham, saved his life. Glenn Wood, part owner of the Loc-Wood Boat Rides to., operators of the craft, said iamberty also credited Graham (Continued on Page 4) the Air Force fell Thursday aft ernoon about 2 o'clock on the Reuben Hume farm, 10 miles southeast of Salisbury, and it took four men and a IVi-ton truck to haul away" the remains. The big plastic bag, believed to have been released in Minnesota draped itself around a tree on the Hume farm and created quite a stir. It frightened Hume's herd o: 'cattle and they stampeded until he and neighbors pulled the de flated balloon out of the tree limbs. Information found on the bag indicates indicates it was released by Wingen Research, Inc., Fleming Field South St. Paul, to obtain high altitude altitude weather information for the Air Force. The Air Force has announced announced that such tests are bein_ conducted with huge plastic bal- lons. Instruments mounted in a box and originally attached to the bal- oon dropped on the Almond Bentey Bentey farm, which adjoins the Hume GREETING A HEROINE-- Lt. Genevieve de Galard Terraube, French army nurse heroine of fallen Dien Bien Phu in Indochina, Indochina, is greeted by Gen. Rene Cogny as she arrives at Luang Prabang enroute to Hanoi. The only woman in the beseiged fortress, she aided the wounded for 42 days until the garrison fell, and continued working with prisoners for 13 additional days after the Vietminh overran the area. (AP Wirephoto via radio from Paris) Heavier Holiday Traffic Brings A Warning Here 'Slow Down/ Patrol Urges; Two Accidents But No Injuries As traffic thickened with ap Memorial Service By VFW Scheduled Here; Parade Today VFW Post No. 2654 .and its Auxiliary Auxiliary will have, a brief memorial service at 1:30 o'clock tomorrow at TannehiU Park. Members of the Post and Auxiliary are to meet at 1 o'clock in the VFW Hall The Bazan-Bailey Post of the American Legion will as usual lay a wreath at the foot of the soldier's soldier's monument in Tannehill Park. Administration, McCarthy Clash in Head-On Conflict Constitutional Issue Spews Out Of Senate Probe 'Who Lied?' Hearings Are Overshadowed by New Roaring Battle WASHINGTON Ml A head-on constitutional conflict between Sen McCarthy (R-Wis) and the Eisen lower administration hung heavily today over the Senate inquiry into .he treatment of Army Pvt. G David Schine. The Senate's "who lied?" probe into the dispute between McCarthy and Army officials was temporar Uy submerged In a roaring battle aver the Wisconsin seriator's dec jaration that "no power on earth' will stop him from seeking infer mation from government employe about "corruption, graft or trea Extends His Familiar Cry McCarthy also extended hi: familiar cry of "20 years of trea son," in saying he would protec those who "gave us the evidence of treason that has been growing over the past 20 or 21 years." He aas been saying there were 20 years of treason under the Roose velt-Trunian administrations; an other year would carry over into ;he Eisenhower administration. McCarthy took this stand afte 5 a statement by Atty. Gen. Brown ell yesterday--issued from thi White House--that the executive aranch of the government ha "sole responsibility" for protect ing the nation's security. Brownell, with President Eisen lower's approval, gave this replj Moberly Club Backs Chrisman As District Governor of Lions The Moberly Lions Club this year has for the first time a candidate candidate for governor of .Lions district district 26c, which comprises 40 clubs in the state. He is Kenneth (Chris) Chrisman, Moberly dairyman. Election by this district and by other state districts will take place at the annual state Lions convention convention to be held in St. Louis June 6, 7 and 8. Chrisman is a charter member of the Moberly club, which was organized organized in 1948, and has served as its president and treasurer and continuously continuously as a member of the board of directors. He is past chairman of Region four, Zone 1. In Many Lion Activities A graduate of Moberly Junior College, where he majored in busi- Continued on Page 4) Kenneth Chrisman Bus/ness Is Good on Fishing Licenses as Bass Season Opens Fishing license business at the Moberly _city clerk's office in the Municipal Audtorium and at the Moberly police station has been rushing yesterday and today because because of the opening of the bass season. Bass season opened this mornin at Rothwell Park Lake and wi open tomorrow at Sugar Cree Lake. Many fishermen have bee purchasing licenses to be read for the opening day. The city clerk's office reporte that about 25 persons had bou£ licenses by 10:30 o'clock this mor ing and that several had purchase them yesterday. Many of the pe sons buying licensed at the polic Eden, Moloiov Agree on Plan in Indochina Snarl A New Three-Point Approach Reported At Geneva Conference GENEVA (S\ -- British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden and Soviet Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav M. Molotov were reported to have agreed today on a formula which they hoped would break the procedural, procedural, snarl on the Indochina peace talks. Diplomatic quarters said a new

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