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Carroll Daily Times Vol: 88—Mo. 166 Carroll, Iowa, Tuesday,, July 16, 1957 -Ten Pages Delivered by Cerrier Bey In Carroll "f _ Single Kech Evening for 35 Cento Per Week / c Copy Destroys Big Feed-Mixing Plant at Iowa Air Chief Urges Hard-Surfaced Runway for City Airport Field I is NowjOrc/e* Beacon forTield; Off Limits invisible tor 50 Miles Bad Weather Ike Nominates Ed Hicklin to Be U.S. Judge Would Succeed Late Judge Riley in South- em Iowa District WASHINGTON (*> - President Eisenhower Tuesday nominated Edwin R. Hicklin, Wapello, Iowa, attorney, to be U.S.'District judge for Southern Iowa. Hicklin, 62-year-old Republican, would succeed the late Judge William F. Riley. The nomination is subject to Senate confirmation. Hicklin formerly was a state senator; Federal district judgeship appointments are for life and carry $22,500 a year salary. . The nomination of Hicklin ends a long period during which the U.S. Department of Justice did not' make a decision as to whether to recommetid his appointment to the President. Managed Campaign Hicklin, an attorney, managed Eisenhower's 1952 pre-convention campaign in Iowa for delegate support at the Republican convention. He had the support of Iowa Sen. B. B. Hickenlooper and Thomas E. Martin for the appointment. There had been indications that the ustice Department had delayed its decision pending consid ROBBERS FOILED . . . ; Four armed robbers wearing silk stockings over their heads entered the oldest French restaurant in San Francisco and herded the guests and employes into a storage cabinet in the rear. A waiter, however, broke away and into the street where he alerted the police who surrounded the place (above) iw a matter of seconds. Finding themselves trapped by about 30 policemen, the robbers dropped a sack containing an estimated $1,000 in loot and fled through a skylight in the kitchen roof. (NEA Telephoto) A revolving beacon, visible at;The beacon will act as a Study Atomic Arsenal For NATO Countries era ion of Hicklin s age and j state Dulles said Tuesday the health. He suffered a heart at-, United States is studvin ,, the pos . tack more than 18 months ago but | sibility of providing t ' he North At . had since returned to active law j lantic Treaty Organization (NATO) practice. , with a stockpile of atomic wea- WASHINGTON (*>—Secretary of, ment program would deny them such weapons permanently. Hicklin authorized Hickenlooper and Martin to submit another name for consideration, if they wished, but did not withdraw as a candidate. Martin subsequently said he had no inttiriffoh of withdrawing his support of Hicklin unless the Justice Department gave a definite and final decision that he could not be named. Nolan Mentioned State Sen. D. C. Nolan of Iowa City also was prominently mentioned as a possible appointee to the post. At the time Martin said he intended to continue his support of Hicklin, the senator added that "Sen. Hickenlooper is just as enthusiastic in his support of Hicklin as I am. " The judgeship has been vacant since Judge Riley's death last Dec. 29. Judge Henry N. Graven of the northern district of Iowa and visiting judges from other states have been holding court in southern Iowa during the period of the vacancy. Still pending in Congress is a proposal to create a third, roving federal judgeship in Iowa to lighten the load of the regular judges In the two Iowa districts. If this proposal passes it will create a new opportunity for appointment of another federal judge. pons. This is a possible answer, Dulles made clear at a news conference, to the objection o/ some European alliesthat a cut-off in atomic weapons production under a disarma- Ida Grove Demo Out for State Post DES MOINES l/PI—Secretary of State Melvin D. Synhorst has received the first request for nomination papers by a candidate in the 1958 primary election. Harold E. ( Hughes, 35, of Ida Grove, manager of the Iowa Better Trucking Bureau, said Monday he will seek the Democratic nomination for commerce commissioner in next June's balloting. Widen Into Labor, Management WASHINGTON 1*1 - The Senate Rackets Investigating Committee Tuesday broadened its probe to cover a wide variety of labor-management abuses. The expanded agenda—including investigations of union and company political activities — seemed aimed at creating background for eventual amendment of the Taft- Hartley Labor Relations Law. Chairman McClellan (D-Ark) announced after a committee strategy session Monday that the eight- man group had voted to study such matters as union picketing and boycotts as well as employer interference with union organizing. 11 -Point Program The committee's new lt-point program appeared to mark a swing from investigations which so far have concentrated heavily Probers See Page 5 The Weather CARROLL FORECAST. Fair through Wednesday. Warm Tuesday, low 73-76. Hot Wednesday, high 96-100. IOWA FORECAST Mostly fair through Wednesday. Few thunderstorms extreme northeast Tuesday evening. Continued hot Wednesday. Lows Tuesday night 68-76. Highs Wednesday 90-100. Further outlook: Thursday sunny and hot, scattered afternoon thundershowers likely northwest portion. The Weather in Carroll • (Dally 'J'eirtp«mtiira» Courtesy Iowa r«bll« Service Company) Yesterday's high 87 Yesterday's low „ 71 At 7 a.m, today .,--.74 At 10 a.m. today 84 Weather A Year Ago— •It was partly cloudy a year ago today. Low temperature, was 63 f and high, 86 Gayle Thompsons Buy Mueller Home Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Mueller have sold their home at $22 Simon Avenue to Mr. and Mrs. Gayle Thompson. The Mueller family will move this weekend into an apartment at 1121 North Main Street, where they will live temporarily. Mr. and Mrs. Thompson and family, who reside at 401 East Fifth Street, will move into their newly-purchased homn August L Britain and France especially have indicated such fears. Dulles said he thinks it would be more proper to set up a NATO stockpile than to hand weapons over to individual countries. No Change In Law He said -he thinks the NATO atomic arsenal could perhaps be created without a chagne in U.S. law by placing it under the command of Gen. Lauris Norstad as the American military chief in Europe. Norstad is also NATO commander. Dulles covered these points at his first question-and-answer session with reporters in two weeks: 1. The rulers of Russia are "perplexed" over how to meet the demand of the Soviet people for greater freedom and better living. This perplexity caused the split in the presidium in which Communist boss Khrushchev woit out by a "narrow margin." Modernists Victory In Dulles' view it was a victory of the "modernists" in Russia over the "fundamentalists" who wanted to return to rule by "Stanlinist rod of iron." 2. The Kremlin shakeup does not mean any change in Soviet foreign policy since the policies of Russia in the last two years are assumed to be those of Khrushchev and the "modernists." 3. Dulles has no intention of taking up the proposal by Sen. Mansfield (D-Mont) that Dulles make a first-hand tour of countries behind the Iron Curtain. Roads Also Needed, Says Col. Frank Berlin All-weather surfacing of at. least one landing strip at the Carroll airport as the next step in modernizing the field was urged here Monday night by Col. Frank Berlin, director of the Iowa Aeronautics Commission Pointing out that flying has gone to heavier aircraft. Col. Berlin said the Carroll field is "still off- limits to many planes in inclement weather." The state aviation official spoke at a meeting of the Carroll Rotary club, attended by members of the city council and other guests. He said Carroll citizens should give serious consideration to this project as well as to "clear zones" in the immediate vicinity of the field, access roads, an administration building and more and better facilities. Should Think About "These are some things you should be thinking about if Carroll is to keep pace with the fast-growing aviation industry," he said. Cities that have already taken steps to surface runways, he reported, are Algona, Charles City, Newton and Storm Lake. Others that have requested government WASHINGTON l*t — John A. ! aid to hard-surface strips include Barr, head of Montgomery Ward ! Shenandoah, Clarinda, Spencer, & Co., testified Tuesday any. "in- j Marshalltown and Webster City. "'ght for a radius of 50 miles, has Clear Zones, Acces s! been ord ? re d installed at the Carroll Municipal airport. The beacon, costing $2,300, will be installed within the next 30 \p 60 days. It wilLhave a green and white light of 1,000 watts power and will be mounted on a tower about 30 feet above the air field. The state will bear $550 of the cost of purchasing and installing. The Carroll air field already has night landing lights. The equipment was ordered Monday night at a meeting of the airport commission at Hotel, _ , Burke. It will be supplied through j city council in the near the Iowa Aeronautics Commission. I officials said. • night guide for fliers. The commission also discussed unicorn radio signal installation but did not act Unicom is a sys tern that permits fliers to take bearings at any given time. Commissioners discussed the proposal of Col. Frank Berlin, director of the Iowa Aeronautics Commission, to hard-surface the main 3,400-foot runway of the local airport. It is planned to bring up this and other proposed airport improvements at a special meeting between the commission and the future,, Ward Chief Denies'Deal' With Union ferences" that the firm's management traded a collective bargaining contract with the Teamsters State and fedeia! aid is available, he said, to match local funds. He cited as a typical cost example, Union for the union's support in a | Charles City's $60,000 runway sur- 1955 proxy fight are "false ... un- ] facing project with the city bear- true and unfounded." i ing about half the cost. Asked To Reply j Larry Jung in Charge Barr fold the Senate Rackets In-.: Col. Berlin was introduced by 'Mike' Stolen in Break-in at Arcadia A break-in at the American Legion Hall in Arcadia, Monday night netted thiove3 a reconditioned microphone from the public address system, the sheriff's office said. Entry was gained by forcing the east door of the building open, Sheriff Al Thorup said. Investigation disclosed the microphone was the only article missing, he said. vestigating Committer it would have been an "iniquitous" deal, and that he knows it was never made. He had asked for the chance to reply to testimony that Alfons Landa, a Washington lawyer, gave the committee May 14. Landa had told the committee he advised Teamster President Dave Beck that he "felt sure" the union could get a collective bargaining contract if Beck would vote union-owned stock in favor of the management in the proxy fight in which financier Louis Wolfson sought to capture control of the company. Subsequently, Landa said, he read in the newspapers that the union voted ° big block of stock for the management, and that the union got a contract with the company. "An iniquitous deal of the type that has been inferred from the testimony of Alfons Landa could not have been made without my knowledge," Barr told the committee.' "Each and every one of these inferences is untrue and I welcome this opportunity to publicly deny and refute them." Doesn't Know He said the company did not know then, and does not now, whether the union owned or voted any stock in 1955. He said the union was not a stockholder of record at the time and its stock was not registered or voted "in any name which is identifiable with the union." Larry P. Jung xjf the city airport commission and president of the Chamber of Commerce. Guests included Mayor A N. Neu, Councilmen Pat Heires and Ben Schenkelberg, City Attorney M. * R. Tran Creti, City Engineer Leo Clark, City Clerk T. J. Kerwin and Florence McDonough, of the city office, Shelby Hagberg, airport manager, guest of Lester W. Wilke; William T. Otto, guest of V Stuart Perry; Lloyd Mills of Central City, father- in-law of Jewell Jung, guest of Larry Jung and Charles Knoblauch, secretary ol the Chamber of Commerce. Vice President Paul Forney of the Rotary Cluh, presided in the absence of President L. B. Westendorf. Rita Morrissey, "Miss Carroll 1957," was also a guest of Mr. Jung. During the club business session Berlin See Page & Ike Backing All of Basic Civil Rights Provisions Plan Big'Send-Off For Miss Carroll on July 25th Originally planned as a get- acquainted potluck supper f o r members and prospective members, the next general meeting of the Chamber of Commerce has ta : ken on the added feature of a "big send-off for Miss Carroll," Larry P. Jung, president, announced Tuesday. The meeting will take place in the Graham Park shelterhouse Thursday evening, July 25, the night prior to Rita Morrissey*s departure for Clear Lake where, she will represent Carroll County in the Miss Iowa' Pageant. The potluck supper will be served at 6:45 p.m. All Chamber members, potential members 'and their wives are invited. The idea of, a get-acquainted meeting was nuggeetsd by the Re­ tail Bureau at a recent session and approved by the Chamber of Commerce board'of directors at its last meeting. A committee composed of Mrs. O. W. Harris. Mrs. C. W. Nicoll, Mrs. Louis E. Anderson, Miss Madeline White, representatives of the Distributors Bureau, and Chamber officials was scheduled to meet Tuesday afternoon to \york out^ final plans for the event. Further details will be announced later. •' Miss Morrissey, who is to be the guest of stumor at the potluck slipper, was selected as "Miss Carroll" Sunday night irom a field of 14 contestants. She will represent the county at Governor's Day and the Miss Iowa Pageant at Clear Lake July 26, 27 a»d 28. Hoeghs to Move to Kenwood, Md. CHARITON MV-Mrs. Leo Hoegh, wife of rowa's former governor who has been named director of the Federal Civil Defense Administration, was busy Tuesday, preparing for two sales and a move to Maryland. She halted, her sorting and packing to say the Hoegh home here will be sold through the usual channels, and that some of the household furnishings will go on sale Saturday. Mrs, Hoegh said she and her husband'have bought a home in Westwood, a new housing develop? ment near Kenwood, Md. They and their two daughters will move to their new home late next week. Wm, E. Siepkers Move into New Home Mr. and Mrs. William E, Slepk- er and son, Kevin, moved during the weekend into a new home at 546 West 20th Street which they bought from the Bierl Construction* Company. They were living in an apartment at 927 North West Street; Tavern Owners Elect- Bill Lux Carroll County officers of the newly-organized Iowa State Tavern Owners Association were elected at a meeting in the Starline ballroom here Monday night. BUI Lux of Lidderdale was named president; Herb *Kuhl of Manning, vice president; and Bill Otto of the Starline ballroom, Carroll, secretary-treasurer. The next regular meeting will be held at the Starline Monday, August 12. All members are urged to attend and bring their wives. Prospective members and wives are invited. WASHINGTON <*> — President Eisenhower was pictured Tuesday as still in favor of all the "basic provisions" of the administration's civil rights bill—including a sect i o n especially denounced by Southern foes of the measure. "I find no change in his position," Senate Republican Leader Knowland of California said after a conference with the President. Knowland then added that Eisenhower "recogi. zed that the Senate may feel there are certain clarifications thai will be necessary." Knowland talked with reporters after he and other GOP congressional leaders held their regular Tuesday morning conference with Eisenhower. The Senate was to vote later in the day on Knowland's motion to bring the House-approved civil rights bill officially before it. Predicts Approval Knowland predicted that motion will be approved "by a substantially heavy margin." He also forecast defeat for an expected motion by Sen. Morse (D-Ore) to send the bill to the Senate Judiciary Committee for a seven-day review of its provisions. Knowland said adoption of that Morse proposal would amount to killing the bill. Southern foes of the civil rights measure have concentrated their fire on Section 3 ol the bill. They contend it would open the way for military enforcement of racial in tegration in the public schools. Opponents also have contended that the bill goes much further than the President's stated objective of protecting the right to vote Favors All Parts Asked specifically whether Eisenhower favors enactment of Section 3, the senator replied that in his opinion "it would be fair to say that the administration would not have recommended the four parts" if the President "had not felt that all are highly desirable and part of the program." Sen. Russell (D-Ga) has raised the spector of "bayonet rule" enforcement of all civil rights under one provision of the bill. Knowland said this provision may need "clarifying." "It was never intended or implied that federal troops would be used to enforce civil rights under this bill," he said. Russell has picked up support from Senators Anderson (D-NM), Mundt (R-SD) and others for limiting application of the measure to cases involving voting rights. Knowland declined to be tied down to any such narrowed application of the measure, despite Eisenhower's statement that his primary objective in asking Con- Rights See Page 5 lowan to Fly Jet in First Atom Firing NEVADA ATOMIC TEST SITE (ffi—An Air Force pilot from Webster City, Iowa — Capt. Erick Hutchison—has been chosen to fly the jet aircraft from which will be fired the first live atomic war- headed missile to be exploded from a manned fighter-interceptor. The radar observer and weapon­ eer who will be with Hutchison on the test scheduled for Friday is Capt. Alfred Barbee of Wild Rice, N.D. The two airmen were chosen after the Research and Development Command requested that "the four best air defense crews" be based at Nevada's Indian Springs Air Force Base for familiarization and pre-flights. Two crews were eliminated, leaving the teams of Hutchison and Barbee and Lts. Burford Culpepper and James Jones, both from Georgia. Selection Made The selection was mude by Maj. John DeFries, Rochester, N.Y., Atom Test See Page 5 Estimate Loss of Co-Op Firm at $100,000 Five Departments Battle Flames, Save Bean Plant, Warehouse RALSTON — Fire destroyed the feed mixing plant at the Farmer's Cooperative Elevator company here early Tuesday morning with loss estimated in excess of $100,000, company officials said. The 60-foot tall tile building was completely gutted' when fire of undetermined origin broke out in the top of the structure about 12:30 a.m. Save Bean Plant, Feed Fire departments from Ralston, Scranton, Churdan. Glidden and Carroll battled the blaze until 7 a.m. Tuesday and prevented spread of the fire to an adjacent soybean plant. Also saved from the . blaze was a warehouse where 75 tons of feed was in storage; Although the walls of the 60 by 40 foot building were left standing, company officials expressed the belief they may have to be razed. Equipment within the structure was considered a total loss, an elevator employee said. The equipment included grinders, mixers, pelleting machine, scales and storage bins. Insurance adjusters were on the scene Tuesday morning, but the final estimate of damage was not available until an Inventory bad been completed. West of Main Elevator The feed mixing plant was located just west of the main elevator, which was undamaged by the blaze. Company employees said it is believed the fire started in the top of the plant and worked down. Nurse, 23, Killed At Railroad Crossing INDEPENDENCE 1*1 - Lillian McClaren, 23, a nurse at Peopje's Hospital here, was killed early Tuesday at a railroad crossing northeast of Independence. Sheriff Emery A. Hart said Miss McClaren was driving to work from her farm home when her car collided with an Illinois Central passenger train. Miss McClaren was alone. The train, the Land-O-Corn, apparently was not damaged. The accident occurred shortly after 7 a.m. on a gravel road crossing 3Va miles northeast of here. Patrolman Files Charges in Crash Traffic charges were pending ia Justice Court in Scranton on Tuesday against William Boyle, of Jefferson, in connection with an auto accident Monday night, the State Highway Patrol reported. Boyle was driver of a 'Southbound vehicle on Highway 30 that was in collision with the rear of an auto driven by Margaret Hendricks, of Scranton, also southbound, when the Hendricks car was about to make a left turn into Scranton, the investigating patrolman who filed the charges, said. There were no injuries in the accident. SOVIET MIGHT ON DISPLAY . . , Against an imposing backdrop of Soviet heavy cruisers and destroyers, speedy torpedo boats churn up the waters of the Neva River near Leningrad dur­ ing « display of Russian Seji and Air might. Defense Minister Cfeorgl Zhukov attended the review and receive! the acclamation of the crowd. (NEA Telephoto) High Honor to Edward S. White Edward S. White of Carroll has been inducted into fellowship in the American College of ,T r i a 1 Lawyers, it was announced Tuesday by the society's board of regents. The legal association, which selects its fellows by invitation, limits its membership to no more than one per cent of the Jawyers practicing in any state. Induction into the College of Trial Lawyers is considered one of the highest honors for members of the profession. At the annual meeting of the college held at Hotel Waldorf-Astoria, New York, Wednesday, July 10, Justice John Marshall Harlan of the United States Supreme Court was'inducted into honorary fellowship. Chief speaker at the banquet was the British barrister, Geoffrey Lawrence, Q.C.. who attracted worldwide attention as the defense attorney in the trial ol Dr. John B. Adams in London. Home Economists Of Area Meet in City Ten home economists of the West Central Iowa Extension District met at the Farm Bureau building in Carroll, Monday, with Lucile Buchanan, Carroll County extension home economist.'' as hostess. Luncheon was served at noon at the Brown Derby. Program activities were discussed and plans made for the annual Iowa Home Economists' Banquet in connection with the annual conference of extension workers at Iowa State College, Ames, In December. The , West Central group will have . charge of arrangements for the banquet which will be attended by : 125 home economists and guests from all dver the state. IOWA TRAFFIC DEATHS V : By The Associated Pre'si July ie, m,^^^; m'M July, WW,— .- 3M ' !

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