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Carroll Daily Times Herald Vol. 88—No. 170 Carroll, Iowa, Saturday, July 20, 1957—Eight Pages Delivered by Carrier Boy In Carroll -fm Each Evening- for 35 Cent* Per Week / 'C Single Copy. Ike Seems Likely to Get Better Foreign Aid Bill 5 Unscathed After Standing Under A-Blast First to Do So Intentionally; Got Air-to-Air Rocket Data After Bribery Acquittg Dulles to Speak Hqffa In Strong Position^ Country On to Take Over Beck Union By NORMAN WALKER Rackets Investigating Committee. WASHINGTON iff) — James R. To Decide ijoon Hoffa emerged today from his Hoffa, 44-year-old Midwest bribery charge acquittal in a I Teamsters boss, immediately an- By JACK LEFLER ATOMIC TEST SITE, New Iff)— The first five men to intention*ally stand under an atomic explosion shrugged their experience off today as just a breeze. "It's one of the best places to observe a blast that 1 can think o(," said Col. Sydney Bruce, of Durango, Colo. The. first air-to-air atomic rocket ever fired 1 went off more than 15,000 feet—how much more was not disclosed—above the heads of the five Air,Defense Command officers. 'Low-Powered' The rocket was a low-powered weapon compared with most atomic devices, but Lt. Gen. J. H. Atkinson, commander of the defense command, said it could blast a fleet of enemy planes out of the skies. The little band of officers came out from under the explosion with their neatly pressed khaki uniforms fresh enough for a parade- ground review. They were assigned to the lonely station at ground zero to bring out a report on what might happen to people below an aerial battle fought with atomic rockets such as the one tested here Friday. No Protection The officers had no protection whatsoever, not even the dark goggles which newsmen wore at their observation point more than 13 miles from the point of explosion. "We stood there waiting for the launching plane to come in and fire the rocket," Col. Bruce said. "We watched th? F89 coming in and we heard th" . final 10-second count down -by radio. When we saw the rocket released we dropped our eyes to a horizontal level. Felt Heat "The blast didn't even rock us. But the heat from the flash was like when you open the door of a furnace for a moment." The officers remained at ground strong position to take over from Dave Beck as boss of the Vh million member Teamsters Union. A federal court jury cleared Hoffa Friday of charges he conspired and bribed to plant a spy on' the staff of the Senate nounced he would get together with friends in Chicago within the next few days to decide on "my future activities in the union." At present, there is little doubt in the labor movement that Hoffa can take over Beck's spot' if he wants it, or name who he wants as Teamsters president. Hoffa flew to Detroit Friday night. In response to a question there, he said he financed his trial defense entirely from his own funds, and that he had declined offers by several locals to raise a Holds Breath Too Long in Test, Drowns CEDAR RAPIDS MV-While engaging in an underwater breath- holding contest with a companion Friday night 21-year-old Harold Fleming of Cedar Rapids remained submerged so long he drowned. » Fleming's friend. Clayton Moore of Marion, said they had been swimming in thi deep end of the Marion pool earlier and' were in fairly shallow water when they decided to stage the contest. Dead on Arrival When Fleming tailed to come up soon after Moore, life guards were summoned. They pulled him from the pool, applied artificial respiration without results, and summoned an ambulance. Fleming was dead on arrival at a hospital. Following an autopsy Saturday,. „ „ ,„„,. , ... w „„„J CT „ ' on the accusation he conspired to it was announced that Flemings , ,,• „ „• , , . j._.u J..„ A ;„„ ! tap his own office telephones in Detroit. Arms Position Address Monday Night Designed to Offset Heavy Red Criticism WASHINGTON (ffK-Secretary of State Dulles plans a nationwide radio-television speech Monday night to detail the U.S. position on disarmament — a subject of heavy Russian criticism recently. State Department sources said one purpose of the "comprehensive statement" would be to offset Soviet attacks on U.S. proposals at the London disarmament talks. It was Veporied the secretary defense Vnd7o"r him." He sakThe j does not think the London confer- had mortgaged his home, cottage I ence 18 abo,,t 10 break "P- bllt that and automobile. Members of the senate committee, headed by Sen. McClellan (D-Ark), were plainly disappointed with the trial outcome. The vice chairman, Sen. Ives (R-NY). said he felt the verdict was "a miscarriage of justice." Committee counsel Robert Kennedy said the committee was going ahead with "our investigation of Hoffa." McClellan said Hoffa's name will figure in the committee's next target—the labor situation in the New York area—and that the union official may be called as a witness. Faces Federal Charges Hoffa also faces federal wiretap charges in New York based death was due to drowning Fleming and Moore were in The union which Friday cleared about four feet oi water when they, ff entl believed his decided to stage their breath-hold-; „,„„,, •> th J „ f IMtn r „ a ing contest.. Fleming's wife, whom he married last April, was watching from outside the fence which surrounds the pool when the tragedy occurred. Efforts Failed story " over that of John Cye Cheasty, the Senate committee investigator Hoffa was accused of paying to get committee secrets. Cheasty testified he did relay committee data to Hoffa, but only the department is concerned about the heavy Russian propaganda assault on U.S. proposals. These attacks, it was believed here, might be part of a plan to blame the United States should the talks break down. Represented at London, besides the United Stales and Russia, are Britain, France and Canada. The talks are recessed for the weekend but will be resumed Monday. Dulles reportedly wants to set the record straight on U.S. proposals and establish the point that if any breakdown in the talks comes, it will be due to Soviet unwillingness to accept a reasonable plan for arms reduction and control. Dulles also was said to feel that people here and abroad have not been given a comprehensive account of the U.S. disarmament efforts. Moscow radio has been broadcasting steady criticisms of U.S. proposals, claiming the United States was not presenting effective proposals at London. AIR POWER FOR KOREA . . . Standing at attention beside their F-86 Sabre Jets are Republic of Korea pilots and crew chiefs during a ceremony at Suwon, Korea, marking the transfer of a jet training unit from the U.S. to the growing ROK Air Force. Those rockets, machine guns and bombs represent the Sabre Jet's full complement of weapons. Full 275 Strength July 31 — Add 3 7 Officers to Patrol A .-«• • i „i \7 I f .„.. .w^! after informing the committee and Artificial respiration was tried, ., „ HI . * a . . . . „ by life guards who pulled' Fleming from the pool after he failed to come up. The ambulance was called when these efforts "were unavailing. Fleming's father recently was killed in an auto accident near Marion. Hits Shenandoah zero for an hour after the detona tion while monitors checked the I \AI~ f ^CL .-i*'.* extent of the contamination fromj TTarer JnUITage radioactive fallout : "My only regret is that we didn't have a thousand people with us so that they could learn the effect of such a blast under the circumstances." he said. With Col. Bruce were Maj. Norman Bodinger, Ridgefield, N. J.; Lt. Col. Frank Ball, Washington. D. C; Maj. William Hughes,, of McKeesport, Pa., and Maj. Donald A. Luttrell, ot Justin, Tex. Car Hits Bridge, Donald Miller Killed IOWA CITY lff)-Donald Miller, 30, Iowa City, was killed Saturday morning when his 1957 convertible hit; a bridge abutment on Highway 261 two miles north of here and rolled over several times. Authorities said the vehicle hit a corner of the bridge, then bounced across the highway into the other side of the span before flipping over^ They said one of the car doors was clipped off and found in a creek bed. Miller was thrown from the ve- •hicle. SHENANDOAH (ffl-Shenandoah residents looked to the skies Saturday for relief from a severe water shortage resulting from this week's heat wave. The city's 400,000 gallon water tower was only half full Friday night. Some of the effects of the shortage since it began to lie felt Thursday were leaving high areas temporarily without water, curtailing irrigation at nurseries, shutting off water-using air conditioning units in stores an hour before closing time and general conservation of the civilian use of water. the FBI of the alleged plot. A series of FBI agents bolstered Cheasty's story. Testifying in his own defense, Hoffa said he hired Cheasty only to advise him as an attorney. Hoffa looked straight at the jury when the "not guilty" verdict was announced. "It proves once again," he said afterward, "that if you are honest and tell the truth you have nothing to fear." ' * Hoffa Into More Trouble, Gets 2 Traffic Tickets DETROIT Iff) — Jubilant James R. Hoffa, Teamsters Union vice president acquitted in Washington Friday 6f federal bribery and conspiracy charges, got into more trouble with the law Friday night, Hoffa was en route from his Detroit home to his summer cottage at nearby Lake Orion when his Cadillac was stopped by sheriff's deputies. Deputies gave Hoffa two traffic tickets. One charged him with driving 60 miles an hour in a 45 m.p.h. zone, the other with driv- Rights Foes Scent Win on Injunctions By JOHN CHADWICK WASHINGTON Iff! — Southern foes of the civil rights bill scented victory today in their efforts to erase what they called the "most vicious part" of the measure. With supporters of the bill split over compromise moves. Sen. Russell (D-Ga), leader of the Dixie forces, told newsmen he was "very hopeful" the Senate would adopt an amendment to strike out part 3 of the House-passed measure. That part would authorize the attorney general to obtain federal court injunctions to project civil rights generally. Southern senators have protested it could be used to force racial integration in schools and other public places Denison Man Is Included in List of Names CAMP DODGE Iff) — Names of the 37 newly chosen members of the Iowa State Highway Patrol were announced Saturday by patrol chief David Herrick. Each of the 37 completed successfully the four-week patrol recruit training school which ended Saturday at Camp Dodge. The 37 men will be sworn in July 31 and will go on duty Aug. l For several months they will work with experienced patrolmen to gain additional training. Then they will be given individual assignments. Full Force Addition of the new officers brings the patrol up to the strength of 275 authorized by the 1957 Iowa Legislature. The force will now consist of 202 patrolmen and 23 uniformed drivers license examiners. NEW ADDRESS Pfc. Arden J. Wittry's new. address is: U.S. 55551816, 99th Ord. Det. (SWS) APO 25, San Francis-! ing without carrying his operator's co, Calif. . ' license Blind Father of 7 Shoots, Kills Intruder in Home CINCINNATI Iff)— The blind father of seven shot and killed an intruder in his apartment early Saturday. The man killed was identified as Walter Hall, 23. Willie Jackson. 46, said he was awakened when ne heard the man move a fan whilt entering his room through a window. "1 just fired f;ve times at the sound." He said he had the gun under his, pillow . Peach Canners Destroying Tons Of Surplus Fruit SACRAMENTO. Calif. Iff)— California cling peach processors are destroying about 37,800 tons of fruit this year instead of canning World Beauty Title Goes to Peruvian Girl More Funds in Compromise Measure Seen House • Passed Bill Lops Off $747V2 Million; Knocks Out Features WASHINGTON iff) — President Eisenhower seemed likely today to get a foreign aid authorization bill more to his liking than the $3,116,833,000 measure passed by the House. * The House passed Eisenhower's aid bill Friday night with 747V4 million dollars lopped from the President's original request. And it knocked out just about all of the bill's long-tprm aid features which marked a now approach to overseas assistance program this year. Final House passage by a 254154 rollcall vote climaxed a-daylong series of votes which found the bill's supporters on the defensive most of the time. The measure now Is slated for adjustment with a Senate-passed bill closer to the President's request. The Senate authorized a half billion dollars more than the' House and approved some of the long-range authority Eisenhower wanted. Since the usual practice is to compromise somewhere between the extremes of differing House and Senate bills, the conferees are expected to come up with a measure providing more money than the House version. However, during Friday's hectic House session, climaxing a week of debate, aid critics served notice they will oppose any compromise measure which they think gives in too much to the Senate. And an appropriations bill pro- LONG BEACH, Calif. WV-The crown of Miss Universe rests Saturday atop the dark-brown hair of Peru's Gladys Zender, the first Latin American ever to win the coveted honor. The 18-year-old daughter of one' of Lima's leading families was viding actual funds must still be The 37 were chosen from among 1 it and depressing the market, 44 men who attended the recruit I says the State Agriculture Depart- school. Some of those not chosen ; ment. have been assigned to the reserve list and many be sworn in later. New Men Listed The 37 new patrolmen include: Charles Martin Bird, Waverly; Burdette Brehmer, Atlantic; Wayne Carrick, Scranlon; Wayne Daniel- Danielsen, Cedar Falls: Thomas R. Falls, Hills; Roy Lee Hauser, Manchester; v Guy Haworth, Indianola; Richard A. Hemingway, Council Bluffs; Richard Hendrickson, Blairstown; James Hibbing, Alton; Robert Russell said he hoped for a vote | . h d H Jen . no later than Tuesday, Monday i i " n r , ' , onke , PeU _. The Weather CARROLL FORECAST, Partly cloudy and continued warm and humid through Sunday. Occasional thundershowers likely Saturday evening and again Sunday afternoon and evening. Low Saturday flight lower 70s. High Sunday mid 90s. IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy with scattered afternoon and evening thundershowers mostly northwest half through Sunday. Continued warm and hu mid. High Sunday 90s. Low Saturday night 68-76. Further outlook: Little •change Indicated for Monday. The Weather In Carroll (Dally Temperature* Courtesy Iowa Public Service Company) Yesterday's high — .95 Yesterday's low 74 At 7 a.m. today ... 80 At 10 a.m. today 77 Precipitation {24 hours prior to 7 a.mJ—Trace Ham. Weather A Year Ago—• temperatures ranged from 57 to 7» a year ago today, skies were mostly clear. ,, -'v'.. possible, on an amendment of Sens. Anderson (D-NM'i and Aiken (R-Vt) to rip out this section of the bill. Republican and Democratic efforts for a compromise that would emove some of the opposition to part 3 collapsed suddenly late Friday afternon. Senate Republican leader Knowland of California said he had concluded no substitute could be worked out "to meet the situation and the desires of the various peo- Rlghts See Page 7 The estimate was made Friday by Dr. E. W. Braun, chief of the department's bureau of markets. He said the cling peach crop will, be about 680,000 tons, a record j Miss Zender donned her pearl judged Friday night the fairest in the field of international beauties. There was no U.S. entry in the finals—because of the disqualification of Leona Gage, Maryland's married Miss U.S.A. The girls from south of the border made a runaway of the finals. Blonde Brazilian 2nd A gorgeous blonde from Brazil, Terezinha Goncalves Morango, 20, placed second, and dark-eyed Maria Rosa Gamio, 19, of Cuba, was fourth. Sonita Hamilton, 23, a stately blonde from London, was third choice in the judging and the breath - takingly beautiful Gerti Daub, 19, of Germany was chosen 'fifth from among 15 semlfinalists. Tears flowed freely backstage after the winners were announced. and way too many to be used. Showers Bring Iowa Some Relief sen, Boone; James Jonker, Pella; David King, Dubuque; Melvin Koble, Mount Pleasant; Kenneth Kreykes, Orange City; Raymond Larr, Grundy Centen; Daryle L. Leeper, Burt; Ronald LeMoine, Sioux City; Carl W. Lenz Jr., Spencer; James R. Lind, Des Moines; Gordon N. Meyer, Clermont; Donald Mott, Wyoming, Iowaj Kenneth Nace, Ladora; Jonrt Novy, Crest on; William Pickqard, Fort Madison; Ronald Pie!, Hubbard; Robert Rank, Denison; Melvin L. Ratcliff, Lynnville; Howard R. Shapcott, Chariton; Richard D. Smith, Mount Pleasant; Wayne A, Soeder, Decorah ; William Springer, Cresco; Donald Sturges, Mason City; William H. Walke. Guttenberg; Garrett Weiland, Dumonl; Dale B. Wilson, By The Associated Press Iowa marked up a little mois ture when widely scattered thuri-] Ackley; Willis Zabel, Battle Creek dershowers occurred in the state, : lat^Friday and during | owa farm IrlCOme In Des Moines parts of the City got more than an inch of rain but other areas within the city limits received only a trace. Council Bluffs reported .53 of an WANTS AID . . . Actress Joanne Dm thinks it's about time Europe began sending the U. S. alcl—in the form of "charming, handsome, virile men." The star says that if Hollywood's men can have Imported charmers, why shouldn't its women? She thinks they rate a change. studded crown and faced photographers with tears streaming down her face. Her parents, Eduardo and Rosa Zender, rushed damp-eyed to the stage to embrace their beautiful daughter. The sight of the happy family, plus the long strain of the contest, snapped something inside Miss Germany. Huge tears rolled endlessly down her face. "I am homesick," she sobbed "Everyone seems to have friends and family but I have no one. I want to go home." Many Disappointed But the 19-year-old Hamburg girl had a large portion of the crowd with her and there was distinct disappointment in some sectors when her Grace Kelly-like beauty was passed over by the judges in favor of Miss Peru. The Peruvian charmer was by no means an unpopular choice, however. On each night of her appearance she drew some of the loudest applause heard as the Beauty See Page 7 voted on, since the present authorizing legislation only sets terms and ceilings for the aid program. — Chairman Gordon (D-Ill) of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said today . the House voted no changes in the authorizing bill that "seriously harm" the legislation. "I am pleased with the House action," he said. In its major actions yesterday the House: ~1. Voted 155-74 to limit to 600 million dollars next year's economic aid fund to support defense programs of U.S. allies. Eisenhower asked for 900 million dollars and the Senate approved 800 millions. 2. Decided by voice vote to authorize for only the first year of Eisenhower's proposed long-term loan fund for economic develop? ment projects overseas, Besides 500 million dollars for the first year, Eisenhower requested 1M» billion dollars for the two succeeding years. The Senate went along with that feature of the administration proposal, which aid officials say is a key point in plans for a sounder long-range program. The House bill also would allow l¥i billion dollars for arms aid during the next 12 months, 400 Foreign Aid ... . See Page 7 Confession Revives Interest In Sheppord Slaying Case Up, Leads All States DES MOINES iff)— Iowa farm income for the first five months of 1957 was higher than the same pe- inch oP moisture, Sioux City .ISiriod a year ago, and led,all other and Fort Dodge .38, Temperatures continued warm states for the period. Receipts from marketing of and humid in Iowa. Spencer, Des farm products totaled 886 million, . . Moines, Council Bluffs and Sioux dollars from January through May j same ^ to, y ht \,^!./„?", Koa City shared the slate high of 97 j this year and 845 million for the DELAND, Fla. iff) — Donald J. I Wedler, whose confession has revived interest in the Marilyn Sheppard slaying case and brought new hope for her imprisoned husband, repeated his recollection of events at Cleveland, Ohio, in early July, 1954, for newsmen Friday night. Wedler, 23, told essentially the PIPE THE MARINE ... U,8, Marine T/Sgl. Alexander J. Gaiiy of Springfield, Mass,, plays his colorful bagpipes at a military review at the Portsmouth, #.H„,Naval Base. Sergeant Gair, an inspector-Instructor at t\m Marine Corps Reserve Training Center, New Ca»tie,*N,H„ ffadg hli service* arfr In demand at many functions lit the' are*. Wl$> scrying Inj Korea., In 1951-52, Gair played -with, the famous Black Watch of Scotland. Friday. At Dubuque the high was 87. Low readings during Friday night ranged from a pleasant 68 at Waterloo to 74 at Burlington. The Weather Bureau said the scattered thunderstorm activity in Iowa resulted from cooler air mov--ceipt dip. ing into the western plains and colliding with the warm moist air flowing northward through the Mississippi Valley. This same condition continued in the state Saturday, largely in northwestern Iowa, and was expected to continue into SundiryTv . same period a year ago. The livestock receipts were up in each of the five months while crop receipts showed a decline. The livestock Increase was more than enough to offset the crop re- JAYCEES TO MEET The Junior Chamber of Commerce will hold a regular meeting in the Chamber of C o m m e r c e room at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Reports will be given on the carnival and membership campaign, ney Thursby Monday night. The prisoner, who is awaiting trial for prison escape, was the coolest of the 28 persons crowded into the sheriff's office. On either side of Wedler were Erie Stanley Gardner, mystery writer, and Alex Gregory, lie detector expert, both representatives of the Court of Last Resort which is investigating the Sheppard case. Gardner is one of the founders of the court, organized to help peri sons unjustly convicted of crimes, Gregory said after two days of tests with the lie detector that Wedler is telling the truth or what he believes to be the truth. Test for Sheppard The prisoner's statement has resulted in permission from Ohio's Gov. C. William O'Neill for the Court of Last Resort to give lie detector tests to Dr. Samuel Sheppard in prison. Gardner said they will start next week. Wedler said he went to a house in Cleveland and hit a woman on the head with an iron pipe when she coughed as he was ransacking her bedroom. "I am certain I didn't hit her more than three or four times," Wedler said when pressed on this point. Experts testified Mrs. Sheppard was hit 35 times. . Wedler said he met a man at the top of the stairs on his way out and hit him once. Sheppard . said the intruder in his house the early hours of July Sheppard ...... See Page 7 Norbert Wieland Taken by Death Death claimed Norbert Wieland, 44-year-old Carroll farmer, about 3:15 p.m. Friday at the Louis L. Akin farm, where he had been windrowing oats in preparation for combining. His death was caused by a heart condition. Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Lawrence Church, with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Mr. Wieland is survived by his wife, the former Margaret Vonnahme; seven children; his mother, Mrs. Laura Wieland, Carroll; four sisters and four brothers, (DETAILS in Obituary Section). • Neighbors Do Wieland Combining Twenty-seven men with n i n 9 combines began work at the Nor-, bert Wieland farm on Route 1, east of Carroll, Saturday up 0 n learning of Mr. Wieland's death of a heart attack Friday afternoon. ' The crew, under the direction oft. James Wieland, is combining 40 acres of oats. Neighbor wometu gathered at the home to prepare' meals for workers and members: of the family. Mr. Wieland was working for his cousin, James Wievand, on a| farm rented from L. L. Akini: when he was stricken and died Qt! a heart attack. Combining on hi|| own farm had not been 8Ca .rte4l hut neighbors and friends finlshedi the job Saturday. , .^v.,.^.^'^"

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