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limes rlercLlcl V Vol .88— No. 177 Carroll, Iowaj Monday, July 20* 1957—Ten Pages Delivered by Carrier Boy In Carroll Each Evening for 35 Centa Per Weak 7e stogie Mrs. Schenkelberg of Halbur Killed in Defeat of Trial Issue Forecast By Knowland GOP Leader Says Civil Rights Bill Backers Gaining in Battle WASHINGTON (fft - Sen. Knowland (R-Calif) said Monday supporters of the administration's civil rights bill are gaining strength in their efforts to ward off a jury trial amendment. Knowland, the Senate Republican leader, said some additional Democrats and Republicans lined up over the weekend in opposition to any such amendment. Predicting defeat of the amendment, he told newsmen the coali- 42 Dead, 20 Missing in Mexico Earthquake By CHARLES H. Guptill MEXICO CITY W — Soldiers blocked off many of this capital's major streets Monday as demolition squads began tearing down buildings dangerously damaged by earthquake. Sunday's quake, the worst in the Girl From Oskaloosa Is 'Miss Iowa 7 CLEAR LAKE UPV-Carol Lynn Fleck, a 19-year-old Grinnell College coed from Oskaloosa, Sunday night was named the new Miss tion of the bill s supporters he Iowa heads is ready for a vote any I Miss Fleck. Who will represent time. I Iowa in the Miss America contest Ready for Filibuster Knowland 'disputed contentions that if the jury trial provision is defeated it will be more difficult to get final Senate action on the House-passed bill. He said that if there is to be a Southern filibuster against passage of the bill with strong enforcement provisions to protect voting rights, he is ready to meet it. On the other side. Sen. Jackson (D-Wash) came out for a jury trial amendment although he voted against Southern opponents of the bill on other phases of the battle. Jackson announced his stand in a prepared Senate speech in which he said he was unwilling to "endanger one civil right to guard another." Sen. Javits (R-NY), also in a prepared speech, made a "retreat no more" appeal for' a firm stand against the jury trial amendment. "The attempt to put a white jury, from whose acquittal there is no appeal. . . . between the law and the means of carrying it out is 'interposition' and will largely defeat whatever rights may be left in this bill," Javits said. One of the arguments advanced for a jury trial amendment is that it would facilitate passage of the bill—that Southern foes of the' bill might decide against waging any prolonged fight against it. Compromise But Knowland said that if the amendment is written into the bill, there would have to be a compromise with the House over the final language. "We probably would encounter a filibuster then, on the conference report," he said. "If there is a filibuster, I am in favor of having it now and fighting it out, rather than postponing it, even if it takes until September to get this measure passed." Knowland said he thinks the House might accept the present version of- the bill. The Senate al ready has struck out a section un der which federal enforcement of civil rights in general would have been authorized. Knowland said he does not an ticipate any further statement by President Eisenhower on the terms of the bill. at Atlantic City, N.J., Is ttte daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Fleck. The new beauty queen entered the contest as Miss Southeast Iowa. She was chosen from 20 other contestants. Her selection by the panel of five judges was' read by Gov. Herschel Loveless. Miss Fleck, a 1956 graduate of Oskaloosa High School, is 5 feet 6 inches v tall and weighs 124 pounds. Rita Morrissey, 21^ daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charley Morrissey, 'took part in the pageant as Miss Carroll. In the talent contest she gave a short talk on "Children and Books." A graduate of Viterbo College, LaCrosse, Wis., who plans to-teach next year in North Chicago, 111., Miss Morrissey was chosen in a local contest, July 14, sponsored by the Carroll Chamber of Commerce. Good Impression Although she failed to place in the Miss Iowa pageant, Chamber of Commerce representatives said that she "was well received, made a very favorable impression on the crowd, and did a good job of selling Carroll." Miss Morrissey and her chaperon, Mrs. Leo Fitzpatrick, were taken to Clear Lake Friday by Gene Hagen, co-chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Miss Carroll committee, and Mrs. Hagen, who stayed for all three days. She and Mrs. Fitzpatrick were guests at the L. E. Ashland home Miss Iowa See Page 9 The Weather memory of Mexicans, rocked thousands of square miles and caused damage of millions of dollars but took a surprisingly low death toll. Here and in 5 other cities 42 were known dead. At least 20 were missing. No U.S. citizens were among them. Rescue Mother Alive A young mother was rescued alive from beneath seven feet of crumbled debris of a five-story apartment building at Concepcion Monday. Mrs. Osio de Anguilar, 25, was saved by the mattress under which she was found 28 hours after the quake. Her husband, 10 months-old daughter, and her fa ther lost their lives. Despite forecasts that further tremors might be expected, none was registered Sunday night. | Thirty tremors were registered 1 Sunday after the main shock. At least 50 buildings were toppled in the capital. In bright sunshine, volunteers began the clearing of tons of rubble. Soldiers directed a snarl of traffic caused by the closing of streets and the blocking of many buildings to owners and tenants until engineers can check the safety of walls. The capital, with its population of four million, was hardest hit. The State of Guerrero, with famed Acapulco and its capital of Chilpancingo, was next. Thirty-two bodies were dug out of ruins in the capital, 6 in Chili- ancingo, 2 in Acapulco, 1 in Atot- las, and I in Humanxtillan. President Adolfo Ruiz Cortines ordered emergency relief aid for the stricken areas. But schools resumed as usual. Deny Reports The President's office said the governor and chief of the military zone of the southwest state of Michoacan denied reports there were any dead in that area. An earlier report had said there were 72 dead in that state. The casualty reports were be- Earthquake .... See Page 9 UNCORKED .... Kitty Butler, 10, of Concord, N. C, is back in business on the telephone after 30 days of silence. Kitty kept mum in order to win a horse promised to her by her father, John Butler. Kitty, a talkative child, has a lot of talking to catch up with and she's begin to talk and talk and talk and talk • CARROLL FORECAST Fair to partly cloudy and less humid Monday night and Tuesday. Cooler Monday night, low 65-72. High Tuesday 85-89. IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy and less humid Monday night and Tuesday. A little cooler Monday night, low 62-67 north, 67-72 south. Little temperature change Tuesday, high 84-89. Further outlook — Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday. Aluminum Price Up Cent- a Pound PITTSBURGH UR - The Aluminum Co. of America Monday hiked the price *:of basic aluminum pig one'cent a pound, effective Aug. 1. The new price is 26 cents a pouncr. Alcoa said the price change on basic aluminum pig will be accompanied by advances in the price of alloy grades of pig and ingot.jnd other products?- amounting txfabqut four per cent. The hike in aluminum prices was. expected. Under terms of a 3-year agreement covering hourly- paid employes,- Alcoa will place in effect on Aug. 1 wage and em­ ploye benefit provisions which it I says will amount to 21 cents per man hour. Part of this cost, a J three-cent cost-of-living adjust{ mont, has been in effect since Feb. 1. Alcoa said wage increases for salaried-employes, cost for pin> chase? of materials, transportation and other services figured in the hike of prices. Al Hellsten [Takes Tucson Job Mr. and Mrs. Al Hellsten and family, formerly of Carroll and recently of Estherville, are now living at Tucson, Ariz., where Mr. Hellsten has been employed as third man in the new Goodman Southgate Super Market since June 10. Nancy and John Hellsten, who had been here with their brother- in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Mein, since the first of July, left Sunday to join their parents at Tucson. The Hellstens' other son. Bill, is employed in Omaha this summer and is staying with his grandmother, Mrs. Sena Hellsten. Mr. and Mrs. Mein and son, Kevin, took Nancy and John to Des Moines Sunday. They left from there for Tucson. While in Des Moines, the Meins visited Mr. and Mrs. Milford C. Huff, formerly of Carroll. FIVE-DAY IOWA FORECAST Temperatures will average 4 to 8 degrees above normal Tuesday through Saturday, Normal highs 85 north to 89 south. Normal lows 61 north to 65 south. Cooler. Monday night. Warming again about Wednesday. Only minor temperature changesexpectedehescref.rtea ture changes expected thereafter. Rainfall will average four-tenths to eight-tenths of an inch, occurring as scattered showers and thunderstorms throughout the period. The Weather In Carroll (UHIIV Temperature* Courtesy Iowa Public Service Company) Yesterday's high Yesterday's low . At 7 a.m. today :. — At 10 a.m. today —— Moderates Lead in Vote In Argentina By BRUCE HENDERSON BUENOS AIRES (ffV-Moderate parties scored a dramatic election victory Sunday for caretaker President Pedro Aramburu in his drive to reform Argentina's constitution. With more than 7!i million votes counted, pro-reform parties held a two to one lead in the popular vote and appeared headed for a combined working majority in a ! new 205 member constituent Assembly. Boastful Peronists suffered a setback. 103 Seals to Control Unofficial calculations thus far in the complicated proportional representation ..system - gave the pro-reformists at least 75 seats to the anti-reformist= 35. The faction with at least 103 seats will control the Assembly, Peronists had called on their followers to vote blank to give the exiled ex-dictator a moral victory. He had boasted from Venezuela a few days ago he would receive 75 per cent of the vote. The nearly complete returns showed 24 per cent blanks. Nevertheless, the blank votes total of 1,863,992 ran second to party which polled the highest total—the People's Radical party, led by reformist Richardo Balbin, with 1,927,663. Nationalist Arturo Frondizi's left-wing radicals trailed Balbin Argentina See Page 9 Swear In New Secretary of U.S. Treasury Robert B. Anderson Is Successor to George B. Humphrey in Cabinet WASHINGTON Iff) - Robert B. Anderson took on the post of secretary of the Treasury Monday, assured by President Eisenhower that "you'll find here a warm welcome." Eisenhower's remark after the oath-taking ceremony in the Cabinet Room of the White House seemed more a reference to the difficulties of managing the nation's finances in current times than a simple greeting. To retiring Secretary George M. Humphrey, Eisenhower said: "George, now you're just an ex- bureaucrat." Eisenhower held a Bible, on which Anderson placed his hand, as Judge Warren Burger of the U. S. Court of Appeals administered the oath to the new Cabinet officer. Anderson, 47, has been meeting with Treasury officials and preparing for the Cabinet post most of the time since Humphrey an nounced May 29 his resignation, effective when his successor was ready to take over. Humphrey, often called the "strong man" of the Eisenhower Cabinet, is understood to have recommended Anderson as his successor. Humphrey, 67, is expected to become board chairman of the National Steel Corp. He has said the government should not be run by "doddering old men" because "there's no future for the Republican Party in that." Good Crowds as Fair Opens at Coon Rapids COON RAPIDS - The 39th annual Four-County Fair opened at the fairgrounds in Coon Rapids Sunday with good crowds both afternoon and evening. Climax of the day was the ball Centerville Area Hit By Wind, Rain game between Carroll and Coon Rapids Sunday night. First Show Tonight Carnival attractions on the midway were open for business Sunday but the first grandstand show will not take place until 7:30 p.m. Monday. Featured attraction will be a high trapeze act by the Flying Royals. Rabbit judging took place Sunday but other livestock was not due until Monday when entries were said to be pouring in. John P. Quillins of Indiana Move to City Mr. and Mrs. John P. Quillin, sons, Michael, Pat and Dan, and daughter, Michele, moved to Carroll from Muncie* Ind., Saturday. They are living in the residence at 1008 North Carroll Street. Mr. Quillin is a representative ol the Scherring Laboratories. ' Roger W. Strauss Dies; Industrialist And Humanitarian LIBERTY, NY. l/ft-Roger W. Straus, 65, industrialist, humanitarian, Republican leader and chancellor of the State Board of Regents, died Sunday after a heart attack. Straus retired last April as board chairman of the American Smelting and Refining Co. He started with the firm in 1914 as a $120-a-month clerk. He was a founder of the National Conference of Christians and Jews and was Jewish co-chairman at his death. Mrs. Reinbold New Spirit Lake Chief Operator """Mrs. ir«fe a *TT6inbold. assistant chief operator in the Carroll offices of the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company, has been pro- j moted to Spirit Lake as chief operator. Mrs. Reinbold's co-workers here honored her at a farewell dinner at the Brown Derby Saturday evening. On behalf of the employes, Eleanor Stangl, chief operator, presented Mrs. Reinbold with a parting gift. H. B. Bockhaus, local manager, was master of ceremonies. Out-of-town guests in the group of approximately 30 were Ralph Lener, Bob Blosser, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Noll, Helen Burns and Frances Jacobsen, Council Bluffs, and Mr. and Mrs. Douglas • Schreck, Coon Rapids. Mrs. Reinbold plans to leave for Spirit Lake in about a week. Native of Iowa Drowns in Nebraska By The Associated Press Scattered thundersho wers brought heavy rains to parts of Iowa late Sunday and severe storm conditions were reported at some points. In the Centerville area, where some sections received more than five inches of rain, the Chariton River was out. of its banks Monday. Bridges were washed out on some roads, corn and beans were flattened by the pouring rain, and there was damage from wind and lightning. Sparrows 'Drowned' In Centerville itself the rain measured 3.85 inches and came down within a single hour. Streets were flooded, the wind blew out a large window in the Centerville Earl May store, and about 500 sparrows were dead on the lawn of the courthouse square. They had been literally drowned out of their tree roosts. Outside^ of Centerville, where unofficial gauges showed five to six inches of rain, lightning caused a fire which burned down a barn on the Roy Harris farm. A double garage and implement shed on the farm of Appanoose county super-1 visor Earl Exline were blown away. Many trees were blown down in Centerville and environs. Albia reported Vh inches of rain, accompanied by wind and hail. At Pella, where about four inches of rairj fell Saturday, an additional three inches fell within an hour Sunday. Other Rainfall Fairfield got 1.48 inches Sunday, bringing its two-day total to 4.11 inches. Other rainfall totals included: Bloomfield 2.75, Walford .68, Gilman .40, LeClaire .11, Knoxville 2.84, Corydon 2, Millerton 1.80, Perry 1.16, Oskaloosa .92, Grinnell .66. At Corydon, lightning caused two small fires. Lows early Monday ranged from 69 at Dubuque to 74 at Burlington. Highs Sunday varied from 79 at Waterloo to 96 at Council Bluffs. The Weather Bureau said temperatures would range from four to eight degrees above normal the next five days with .40 to .80 of an inch of rainfall expected in scattered showers during the period. Girls' 4-H exhibit? were brought in Saturday. Judging 4-H open class exhibits began Monday morning and girls' 4-H demonstrations also were in progress Monday to continue through Wednesday afternoon. Judging 1 Tuesday Judging of 4-H and FFA beef cattle is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday followed by judging of household arts at 9 a.m. Other events on the Tuesday program are girls' 4-H demonstrations at 9 a.m.; judging of grain and farm products 9:30 a.m.; a tractor pulling contest at 1 p.m.; 4-H and'FFA dairy judging at 1:30 p.m.; pony judging at 2 p.m.; boys' 4-H demonstrations at 2:30 p.m.; and free acts in front of the grandstand at 7:30 p.m. SOUTH BEND, Neb. Ml—Mrs. Joyce Horton, 23, a native of Des Moines, drowned Sunday at the lakes resort area near here. Cass County Sheriff Tom Solomon said Mrs. Horton's son, Rickey, 5, fell off a rubber raft and she went to aid him. In the excitement, she stepped off a ledge into 40 feet of water, Her husband. Robert, a staff sergeant, is stationed at Thule Air Force Base 'in Greenland, Mrs. Horton had been living in Lincoln, Neb., recently. Probers to See GM Records On Defense Pacts WASHINGTON "un -General Mo tors Corp. has agreed to let the General Accounting Office see all books and records in connection with defense contracts. As a result, Rep. Hebert (D-La) said Monday, it will not be neces sary for his House Armed Serv ices Investigating Subcommittee to request the personal appear ance of Harlow H. Curtice, Gen eral Motors president. Hebert had intimated last week that the subcommittee would or der a hearing for Curtice. Gov ernment auditors had told the group GM had ignored GAO re quests for company records on dp fense contracts being performed by its Cadillac Division, In a telegram to Hebert, Cur tice said he had no knowledge of "the issue between the comptrol ler general (GAO) and our Cadil lac Division involving the avail ability of books and records" ex cept "possibly" the receipt of a four-page letter dated April 26 He said a reply to this letter was sent to the GAO last week. Plane Lands Safely After Distress Calls ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. Iff! — A military airplane with 16 persons aboard landed safely at the Naval Air Station here Monday after its distress calls had sent Coast Guard boats racing to sea in case it ditched. The C124 Military Air Transport service plane set down here after it jettisoned cargo at sea. It had radioed that it might have to ditch in the Atlantic Ocean because of engine trouble. Eight Others Injured; Five Are Children In Dallas County Hospital After Two-Car Collision Near Perry Funeral arrangements were pending at the Twit Funeral Home here Monday ft- Mrs. John Schenkelberg, '67, of Halbur who was killed Sunday evening in a two-car collision at the intersection of Highways 169 and 141, five miles east of Perry. Mr. and Mrs. Schenkelberg and three of their grandchildren were returning from Cedar Rapids when their automobile was in collision with a car driven by Donald Kalahar, 35, of Algona. Eight persons were injured and were taken to Dallas County Hospital at Perry. Brought to Carroll Mr. Schenkelberg and two of the grandchildren were brought by Twit ambulance to St, Anthony Hospital here Monday morning. Mr. Schenkelberg was being treated for chest injuries. Vicki Koenig, 10, of Carroll sustained a broken leg and Jaynee Koenig, 8, of Carroll suffered head injuries. The two girls are daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent J. Koenig. Their father is a partner in the Main Ice Cream Parlor. Barbara Noel, -11, of Des Moines was still in the Perry hospital at last report but it was thought that she would be removed to a hospital in Des Moines. Other* Injured Others injured were Donald Kalahar, driver of the second car; his wife Shirley, 26, and their two children Sheryl, 9, and Patty, 11. According to a witness' account of the accident as reported by State Highway Patrolman LeRoy Webber, the Schenkelberg car traveling west on Highway 141 failed to stop at an intersection stop sign. The Kalahar car was traveling north on Highway 169. Impact of the collision sent both cars hurtling into a field. Occupants of the Schenkelberg automobile were said to have been thrown from their car. Suspect Collapses, Dies Fleeing Breakin CEDAR RAPIDS on-- Officers said William Papst, 53, died of an apparent heart attack Sunday aft er running directly into the arms of police who were investigating a breakin Authorities said two squad cars were sent to the Grain Belt Dis tributing Co., after a tip the place was being broken into. Police said they fired several shots over the head of a man seen running out of an alley near the building. The man ran toward a railroad track where a passing train blocked his way. He then turned and ran into the arms of a policeman, He was dead on arrival al a hospital. —7 73 72 -80 Weather A Year Ago— It was mostly cloudy a year ago today, with temperatures rising from W to 85. Jean Strunk Tops Reading List The Log Cabin Reading Club, organized the first of June, hai ended at the Carroll Public Li? brary with 54 of the original, 68 children who signed up for tha club turning in book reports. Jean Strunk headed the list with 32 books, followed closely by Marlene Schiltz with 30, Mary Hatch 22 and Marsha Merritt 20. A log was given for each book • report. Many children continued reading beyond the. 10 books required to build a cabin. Windows, door,, sidewalk and landscaping then were added piece by piece. Finished and unfinished cabins presented a colorful display. Reading club members' who turned in reports were: One book — Norma Adam*, Patty Everett, Roseanne Galloway, Lanny Goetzlnger, Alan Hoffman, Krlsty Hulsebua, Kathleen Kelly, and EUa Jean Schwarzenbaeh. Two book* — Bonnie Gray, Mary Hoehl, Linda Plotz, Thomas Twit,, Pam N'ockels, and Mary Lou Novy. Three book* — Karen Anderson, Diane Anthofer, Jeanne Carlson, Christine Dennis, Elma Garbler, Gary Klocke, Shirley Lehrter, Jean Lynch, JoAnn Novy, Sharon Phillips, Rebecca Rohner, Ronald WoU terman, Laurie Hulsebus, and Sandra Grote. Four book* — Jeanette Bell, Lu Eckard, Patricia Harestad, Susan WHrnke, and Nancy Landon. Five book*—Donna Rae Anderson, Judy Galloway, Barbara Wleland, and Julia Wederath. Hlx books —- Sue Ann Anthofer, Nancy Cleveland, and Michele Mc- Barnes, Seven bookt—Richard Gnam, Andrew Hoffman, and Jonl Sals bury. Nine hook*—Carole Nlcewanger. Ten bookn—Barbara Hansen and Margaret Wolterman. Eleven bookt—Mary Hulsebus. Twelve book*—Sylvia Wederath. Fourteen hooks—Victoria Rohner, Twenty bookn—Marsha Merritt. Twenty-two bookn—-Mary Hatch. Thirty books—Marlene SchllU. Thirty-two books—Jean Strunk. D.M. Man Wounded By Revolver Shot DES MOINES MB - Adolph J. Horwath. 34, Des Moines, was in* jured Sunday, police reported, when a .22 caliber revolver he was holding went off accidentally, hit* ting him in the left leg.* •Horwath was hospitalized "fairly good" condition, attendant* said. ' I, Police said Horwath was load* ing the gun, when the actideQt tookt place. . and C H. Duffy show how thfy'lt put thtir "cuti and dogs" out on tha sido- zaniost $dlt of tfro aummor aaaien is scheduled for one day only. "Prices will issue of Tht Daily Timoa Htrald for aomt of the strange and unusual bar* BRUISED IN ACCIDENT 1 Jim Hays, 17, son of Mr. and>' Mrs. Byron E. Hays, sustained; ... severe bruises when his vSfflS&ty cycle upset Sunday. He was tatto?'""' to St. Anthony Hospital for I 'maK' <> gency treatment but was relaacjidi ' J Monday afternoon.

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