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Times Herald .g<v Vol. 88—No. 486 Carroll, Iowa, Thursday, August 8, 1957—Fourteen Pages Dtllverea by Carrier Boy in Catroll Each Eventaf for 35 Cent* P«r W«ek / c «i »ite Explosion Damages Over 100 Homes in Boston Labor Terrorist Slugs, Curses News Photographer House Delays Taking Action on Civil Rights No Attempt to Send Senate Passed Bill to Conference Group (Early Story. Page 14) WASHINGTON UP) - The House temporarily sidestepped a decision Thursday on what to do about the civil rights bill. The bill, which the Senate passed Wednesday night on a 72-18 vote, was laid on the speaker's desk to give House leaders more time to sound out sentiment and consider compromise proposals. For the time being, no attempt will be made to send the measure to a Senate-House conference to resolve differences with the bill which the House passed 286-126 on June 18. The House Bill, closely following administration recommendations, is broader in scope and more stringent In enforcement provisions. Special Session Reports House Republican Leader Martin of Massachusetts added sub stance to reports that President Eisenhower may call Congress back into special session unless he gets a measure he feels he can sign. Eisenhower has objected partic ularly to a provision added by the Senate to require jury trials in all criminal contempt cases in the federal courts. Martin told newsmen that if Congress finally passes a bill which fails to' meet Eisenhower's specifications he would personally recommend that the President veto it and call Congress back in November to try again. Speaker of the House Rayburn of Texas, spokesman for the Democratic House majority, said he would have a statement Friday on what he thinks should be done. It was expected the House would decide then what action to take. Line Up Support ' There was backstage maneuvering to line up supporters for a compromise which would limit the jury trial amendment to cases involving only the protection of voting rights. Some civil rights advocates expressed hope that by some such compromise a bill they could consider worthwhile might be salvaged. Backers of such, a measure, roundly criticized the jury trial provision, but they helped supply the votes for Senate passage of this first bill of its kind to go through the Senate In 5 more than 80 years. , .i Reword for Missing Centerville Woman CENTERV1LLE MV-The parents of Zanna Lee Strandberg, 23, who disappeared July 8 in Cleveland, Ohio, said Thursday they are posting a $250 reward for the first positive information leading to her whereabouts. Miss Strandberg, who had been working in Chicago, dropped from sight while in Cleveland on a trip oyer the long July Fourth weekend. On July 17 her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Strandberg. received word she had been seen'in Iowa City on July 9 in the company of a man but there has been no further trace of her. Mr. and Mrs, -Wilber Brown, relatives of the Strandbergs, have gone to Cleveland to try to develop information useful in the search. - . , Tail Wag Wil Decide Wether Dog 'Dognapped' CHICAGO m- Was Tobey, a 3- year-old Boston bull terrier, "dog- napped" from his master or not? Refusing to rely on mere human testimony a Circuit Court judge Wednesday ruled Tobey himself— through a wag of his tail—will solve the dilemma. Judge Jacob M. Braude ordered the terrier brought before him Aug. 22 to determine whether Tobey wants as his master an Omaha divorcee or her former husband. Clarence Gaughen, 49, of Chicago, , told the court Wednesday his former wife took Tobey, now in Omaha, out of his backyard "while I wasn't looking." He asked that she be cited for contempt and he be allowed to stop alimony payments. Mrs. Caughen was not in court, but her attorney, Charles C. Cooley, said his client was not a dog- napper. "She came to Chicago and dropped by her former husband's home for a visit," Cooley said "She could sense Tobey was terribly unhappy. It could not be 'dognapping' because Tobey accompanied her willingly—wagging his stub tail." Judge Braude says it's now up to Tobey and his stub tail. Hope Fading for Mountain Climber, 88 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. UPI —Hope waned Thursday for Mrs. Inestine B. Roberts, who is 88 and loves to climb mountains. She has been missing since Monday on Pikes Peak. "I'm worried—I warned her not to try to climb it," said Mrs. Marjorie R. Feldkirchner, a daughter. "We won't leave until we find her," said Sheriff Earl Sullivan, who led a hundred or so searchers in combing a 20-square-mile area Wednesday. Mrs. Roberts left her home in Colorado Springs Saturday on her 15th climb alone up the 14,100-foot peak. She reached the summit Sunday evening and started down Monday morning. The last ones to see her Monday afternoon, said she carried a small' bag of food. The area where she disappeared is filled with crevices and wooded ravines. Wild animals roam the rugged terrain. Nighttime temperatures fall almost to freezing. There are deep snow drifts near the summit. Mrs. Roberts wore only light clothing and carried a cloth coat. WON'T GIVE GROUND . . . John Prather, a new Mexico rancher, stands in the doorway of his ranch home holding a rifle with which he said he would defend his right to remain on the land. United States Marshals have been ordered by a Federal Court to move Prather. The Army wants to use the land as part of the McGregor Guided Missile Range. (NEA Telephoto) Khrushchev Threatens U. S. With H-Rockets The Weather Showers Move Toward North Iowa By The Associated Press Partly cloudy skies and southerly winds prevailed in Iowa Thursday as' widely scattered showers moved toward the northern portion of the state from the west. The winds were offsetting the front's easterly, movement, however, and no significant rainfall was forecast. Sioux City had the state high of 93 Wednesday. Lows early 'Thursday ranged from 57 at Lamoni to 68 at Mason City, Spencer, Sioux City and'Council Bluffs. BERLIN W — Russian Commu-! nist Party, Chief Nikita Khrushchev Thursday warned that the explosion of war over Germany would bring the United States under the threat of attack from hydrogen rockets. Khrushchev told a special session of the East German Parliament the Western Powers are trying to turn West Germany into a war base and are creating "an extremely serious situation." "They want to use the German people as cannon fodder in their plans to conquer the world," the Red chieftain declared. To Scare Voters The speech parroted numerous other blasts from Khrushchev, Soviet spokesmen and Soviet propaganda organs. Presumably this time it was intended to scare West German voters who on Sept. 15 elect a new Parliament and decide whether to retain the government of staunchly pro-Western, anti- Communist Chancellor Konrad Adenauer. Before Khrushchev spoke, East German Premier Otto Grotewohl restated his regime's endorsement of the long-standing Soviet proposal for the withdrawal of Russian and Western troops from German soil. Warning that modern warfare could lead to the devastation of densely populated areas, Khrushchev declared: "This (destructive power) should be kept in mind by statesmen of England, France and other countries whose areas would be in range of atomic and hydrogen weapons in case military operations start. "Statesmen of the United States should also think about it as in our jime, where rocket developments are rapid, distances cannot save any country from the effects of atomic and hvdrogen weapons." The Russian added that "all Russian Farm Tractor, Car to Be Shown at Fair DES MOINES 1 *1 — .A Russian farm tractor and a popular model of Russian automobile will be exhibited at this year's losva State Fair as special features of the fair's farm equipment show, officials announced Thursday. Fair Secretary L. B. Cunningham said Iowa farmers "can now see by actual comparison how far ahead we are in producing farm equipment." The Russian tractor and automobile are "at least 10 years behind" American equipment of this type, he said. The tractor ir the seven-Ion "Stalinec," produced in Stalingrad and widely used behind the Iron Curtain. It is a 54-horsepower crawler-type machine with a four- cylinder diescl engine. Tests of the tractor conducted recently showed it would pull only about 55 to 60 per cent of its own weight, compared with 80 to 85 per cent for most American tractors. The car is a Pobeda and is comparable in size to low-priced American automobiles. Tests show the power delivered at the rear axle was only 34 horsepower as compared with 200 or more in most low-priced American cars. Both vehicles were obtained by Vern L. Schield, Waverly, who made them' available to the fair for exhibition. They will be on free view to the public during the fair, from Aug. 23-Sept. 1, Cunningham said. Swings on UP Man in Senate Office Building Dio Scheduled to Testify In Probe of Phony Unions; Out on Parole BULLETIN WASHINGTON <*» — Labor terrorist Johnny Dio took the witness stand in the Senate rackets probe Thursday. Before he was asked for more than hid name and address the committee recessed to permit members to vote in the Senate. Chairman McClcllan (D-Ark) ordered that during the recess "no one is to make personal contact with the defendant," then corrected himself to describe Dio as "the witness.'" these people must think about this who refuse to follow a peaceful policy and refuse to join in a disarmament agreement." High-Level Delegation Khrushchev fired his broadside on the second day of his week's visit with a high-level Kremlin delegation to th* restive satellite. Hammering away at what he called the aggressive plans of the "imperialist Western Powers" in West Germany, Khrushchev said: "The policy of militarization followed presently by the ruling quarters of West Germany and by the Western Powerr puts the peoples of Europe and the German people,,, ,. T , . in the first place in an extremely | Cathollc Laymen-asked: Catholic Plea To Pope to Halt Integration Move NEW ORLEANS Mt—A group of New Orleans Catholics appealed Tuesday to Pope Pius II to halt any racial integration by the church. Members of The Association of WASHINGTON i#-Labor terrorist Johnny Dio slugged a photographer and cursed him Thursday for taking his picture in the Senate Office Building, where Dio is to testify later in the Senate rackets probe. The dapper, blazing eyed Dio planted a roundhouse swing with his left fist on the left ear of Stanley Tretick, a United Press photographer. Rev. Theo. A. Tews Last Sermon By Rev. Tews Next Sunday ARCADIA - The Rev. Theo A. Tews, pastor of Zion Lutheran church here slnc° 1920, will preach his farewell sermon to the congregation at services beginning at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Tews announced his resignation sometime ago, giving advanced age as his reason. , His farewell sermon will come t e .. ph , otog . rap • an i 45 vears after he entered the minis- dangerous situation." The Russian charged the Western Powers want "to have a reunified Germany which would be an obedient tool of their aggressive plans." Rips Adenauer Khrushchev also lambasted Adenauer but insisted that Russia "has not and will not mix in the Sept. 15 elections in the Federal Republic." Khrushchev claimed the Soviet Union would soon have intercontinental hydrogen missiles when he visited Great Britain in April, 1956. Responding to anti-Communist demonstrations, he blurted out that Russia would soon have hydrogen- bomb guided missiles "which oan hit every point in the world." At the time, Allen Dulles, director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, described Khrushchev's claim as "a little on the high side." CARROLL FORECAST Partly cloudy through Friday. High Friday near 90. Low Thursday night in mid 60s. IOWA FORECAST partly cloudy through Friday with scattered showers northwest. Low Thursday night in 60s. High Friday near 80 north, lower 90s south. Further outlook — Saturday partly cloudy with little change in temperature. The Weather in Carroll (Dally Temperatures Courtesy lawn Public Service Company) Yesterday's high 83 Yesterday's low -j: — 65 At 7 a.m. today ., 72 At 10 a.m, today ......™..._^.—,..80 Weather A Year Ago— Skies were mostly clear a year ago today, with temperatures ris ingfrom 66 to it. 1. That Archbishop Joseph Francis Rummel of New Orleans by requested "to take no further steps" toward integration in Catholic schools pending a papal pronouncement. 2. That the papacy decree that segregation is not morally wrong and sinful as it has been defined by the archbishop Archbishop Rummel has indicated that Catholic schools in the archdiocese would be integrated but has set no date for the action. He also ordered members of the association to discontinue their activities in favor oi segregation and the organization also has appealed this order. The archbishop said he had no comment at this time on the laymen's appeal. A PRAYER AND AN ANGEL. . . Mrs. E. CLam of Elkton, V*., prayed that her son Alton, who died at 26 in an auto accident, had- reached heaven, She lqoked for a sign that her prayer wan answered. She believes H was -rln the outline of an angel's face, with halo and outstretched arms, that has appeared'on hit tombstone. Her son's face was etched* o* the stone and the (ace that has appeared Is seen beside It on the right. The outline!began to appear in the smooth, white marble stone shortly after Mother's Day tljis year. It has been growing clearer ever since. Mrs. Lam feels her prayer Is answered, A'fence'has been* erected around • tJ^oRib VOkeep, the hundreds o( curious at a respectable distance, Band Practice To Start Monday Carroll High School varsity band practice will' begin in the public school bandroom at 9 a.m. Monday, Karl Rogosch, band instructor, announced today. Mr. Rogosch said that because of the heavy schedule at the first of the year band rehearsals will get under way before school opens for the fall ternv All personnel are asked to be present Monday, including seventh and eighth-grade players since final selections for the varsity band have not been made. Band members will be picked during the week of August 12. Elementary band rehearsal, for those who began band work this summer, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, and Grade School Band practice for boys and girls who will be in the fifth and sixth grades this year at 11 a.m. Thursday. Personnel of all bands are required to be present on these dates unless out of town or unable to attend for some legitimate reason. Those who cannot be present are asked to check with Mr. Rogosch at home or school. Aerial Watch On Gravel Trucks DES MOINES (ffv - Iowa Highway Patrol airplanes are keeping a watch on rock and gravel hauling operations because of complaints received recently, acting Safety Commissioner Russell Brown said Thursday. Brown said the planes are looking for speed violations by the truck drivers and are checking to see that loads of loose gravel and rock are covered as required by law. "The" problem of speed comes in because the drivers are paid by the number of loads they haul during a day," Browr said. The department also has received conv plaints that gravel flying from uncovered trucks has caused paint and body damage to nearby autos, he said. s.o.b. in the spelled out version. The blow did not knock down the photographer, and he did not swing back. Paroled from Prison Dio, convicted extortionist, was paroled from prison so he could comply with the Senate committee's subpoena for him to appear as a witness. Before the blow was struck, Dio had walked briefly into the committee's hearing room, but left when photographers and reporters clustered around him. He refused to say a woid, until his profane outburst as he swung his well manicured fist as he left the building, and ducked into a taxicab with' two sturdy looking male companions. The racketeer's progress from the building had been a sort of hide and seek game. Dio ducked around pillars, headed down hallways, and always encountered another reporter or photographer. He ignored questions as to whether he would invoke the Fifth Amendment when he took the witness chair. Swings on Lensmcn As Dio got to the revolving door that leads to the street, he spun and swung on the photographer. "I've got a family," the racketeer said in grating tones. Dio was to be called as a witness in the afternoon committee session, In the forenoon, a group of his alleged henchmen were busy taking the Fifth Amendment to questions about their association with Dio. Sidney Hodes of Brooklyn refused to tell the committee whether he helped Dio set up "phony" unions. The investigators contend Dio used such unions as a device to try in North Dakota. The voting assembly of the congregation has issued a call to the Rey. Cleo Kautsch of Platte Center, Neb. The call was signed by the following elders Otto Grundmeier, Philip Wenzel and Lester Popp. Pastor O. E. Weiss of Wall Lake, Carroll circuit visitor, was present when the call was extended Monday night. Pastor and Mrs. Tews will continue to make their home in Ar* cadia, having purchased a residence from Henry Schroeder. The Rev. and Mrs. Tews will leave next week for a vacation in Minnes ota. They will be gone indefinitely. The Rev. Harold Kieck, pastor of the Carroll St Paul's Lutheran church will act as vacancy pastor Few are Hurt; Blasting Caps Are Scattered Officials Think Sabotage May Be Involved At Building Project BOSTON tf)—A terrific explosion in a construction project shed containing dynamite caps Thursday rocked the Bav View section of South Boston, damaging more than 100 homes, but injuring only a few persons. Officials said sabotage might be involved. The blast—near the entrance of a Boston metropolitan district se\y- age tunnel under construction- hurled metal and splintered glass over a mile area. Thousands Endangered The explosion, endangering thousands of residents, shook some from bed and showered the area with the dangerous caps. Police cruisers with sound equipment toured the district warning of the danger. "Don't pick up the yellow caps on your lawns or porches—call a policemen or fireman," Was the warning sounded over the air. Commissioner Charles W. Greenough said sabotage might be involved, but he did not elaborate. "A theory of sabotage is being considered in our investigation of the blast," Greenough said. Two hundred patrolmen sped in* to the area, to" search for JcapJ blown over a wide section by the explosion. :i, Minor cuts from flying glass''and. debris appeared to be the extent of personal injuries. The explosion blew debris, including' steel pipes and wooden beams, over a wide'area and in some cases crashed through windows and walls. Hundreds of Homes Hit Urokeh windows and fallen plaster were reported in hundreds of residences in the South, .Boston, Dorchester and Hyde Park districts Of Boston, and in Milton, Dedh'am, Hull and Squantum. The blast was in a 25-foot long metal shed at the South Boston entrance to a sewage tunnel project. A nearby shed containing a "mound" of dynamite was not affected by the explosion. Police, firefighters and ballistics men combed a wide area in ah ef- Blast See Page IS Darrell Rupiper Enters Novitiate Darrell Rupiper, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Rupiper, left Thursday morning to enter the notlviate of the Order of Mary Immaculate at Alton, 111., where he will spend the coming year. He had been home since graduation from St. Henry's Seminary at Belleville, III., in May. Mr. Rupiper went to Omaha, where he will visit his brother-in- law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Blinker, and sister, Karen Rupiper, until Friday morning, when he will go to Belleville, to be at the seminary until Sunday. He will leave from there for Alton. IOWA TRUCKER KILLED DES MOINES UP - Charles L. Deach, 43, Des Moines truck driver, was killed Wednesday in a two- truck collision near Terre Haute, Ind. Deach, a driver for North American Van Lines, was a resident of Pes Moines for 20 years. Survivors include his widow and throe sons. Mr. Pleasant- Man Killed in Car Mishap MOUNT PLEASANT W-Darrell Lee Sammons, 21, Mount Pleasant, was killed early Thursday when the car he was driving apparently went out of control and overturned six miles west of here on Highway 34. Ramona Moorehead, 17, also of Mount Pleasant, was hospitalized here in serious condition, Highway Patrolman'Lowell SHell has said the auto went off a slight curve, knocked down two sign posts, swerved back across the rpad and overturned "at least five times." He was honored at a surprise farewell party at the home of his parents Tuesday night. About 40 extort from employers and 1 also j relatives, neighbors and other misused the dues of rank and file friends joined in a picnic supper union members. i on the lawn. The committee, headed by Sen. McClellan (D-Ark), planned to question Dio about allegations from McClellan that Dio and Teamsters Union boss James R. Hoffa formed a corrupt alliance in a grab for power in New York area unions. Also Refuses Abe Brier, another of Dio's al-1 leged henchmen in setting up the i The commission also announced phony Teamsters locals, also took! closing of the state liquor store at Probe ... See Page 13 1 Walnut, effective Sept. 14. May Open Liquor Stores in Two Towns DES MOINES ifl—The Iowa Liquor Control Commission had under consideration Thursday plans to open new stores at Bettendorf and Jewell. U.S. Will Provide Aid for Western lowo Watersheds WASHINGTON tfi Conservation Service to provide technical assistance for three watersheds in Iowa. Sen. Hickenlooper (R-lowa) said Thursday he whs informed that the aid would be given to local organizations in preparation of work plans for the Big Park, Indian Creek and Picayune Creek watersheds. Big Park coverr, 7.5M acres in Crawford County, Indian Creek 9,792 acres in West Pottawattamie County and Picayune Creek 40,529 acres in Harrison and Shelby counties. Hickenlooper said he also was informed that the Federal Crop Insurance Corp has designated Buchanan, Polk and Sac counties Plane With 67 Aboard Limping Toward Hawaii HONOLULU m - A huge C9T Military Air Transport plane carrying 57 passengers and a crew of 10 limped toward Hilo, HaWaii,' Thursday with two of its four engines dead. The Air Force said the double- deck plane—military version of the civilian stratocruiser, was en route to Hickam Air Force Base on Oahu (Honolulu) Island from Travis AFB, near San Francisco. When trouble developed, its destination was shifted to Hilo, on Hawaii Island, about 200 miles nearer. It was reported" about 700 miles from Hilo. The aircraft Carrier Bon Homme Richard was alerted to stand by in event the plane was forced to ditch. , Pacific Military Air Transport Service headquarters, however,; said the pilot reported he had' enough fuel to land safely and "no further trouble was anticipated." An Air Force spokesman in Honolulu said "It looks favorable for;, the plane to make Hilo by 11 a.m. (3 p.m. CST)." • ^ The transport ran into trouble'- more than halfway out on the 2,^ 2,50-mile flight. Two engines were ..' feathered. Baggage was jettisoned.. Air rescue planes were- sent from Hawaiian bases escort the crippled transport. , : The big plane has four 3,500-horsepower engines. What caused two of them to fail was not known.' - The Soil, for corn and soybean crop insur has agreed! a n C e and Winneshiek and East | Pottawattamie counties for corn insurance beginning with the 1958 crop year. j F. N. McCartney, manager ofj FCIC, also said soybeans will be! added in Madron, Poweshiek, j Washington, Osceola, Sioux, Lyon, Fayette, Chickasaw and Guthrie counties as an insurable crop beginning with the 1958 crop year, "The new counties were allocated and insurance on the additional crops was offered," he said in a letter to Hiekenlocper, "on the basis of recommendations received from our state director and the: interest shown in crop insurance by the farmers of these counties." Times Herald Carrier Salesmen Make Their Weekly Collections on Friday and Saturday

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