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Carroll Daily Times Herald Vol. 86— No. 190 Carroll, Iowa, Tuesday, August 13, 1957—Twelve Pages Delivered bj Carrier Boy In Carroll Each Evening {or 38 Cent* Per Week Block Efforts to Compromise Civil Rights Kept Union Cash in Office, Never Accounted to Members The city of Carroll should double the amount of off-street parking facilities to keep abreast of the times, Frank B. Ulish, field director of the Iowa Department of Public Safety, said here Monday night. Ulish discussed Carroll's traffic 'Reshuffling' Iowa Liquor stores Want Total at 180 "We want to hold the total to the usual 180," Commissioner C. .), Burns said Tuesday. The shift from Republican to Democratic control of the commission came about by appointment of Burris. a former legislator, by Democratic Gov. Herschel Loveless. "The commission feels that 180 8,457 Live on 2,012 Carroll County Farms Downward Trend Slight, Acreage Up, More Machinery, Report Says The number of farms and persons living on farms in Carroll County continued their downward trend during the past year although the drop is very slight, according to the 1956 farm census made public Monday by the State Department of Agriculture in co-1 ^ • ^ _ operation with the agricultural' J fO 1*6 wYSl€Hfl marketing service of the U. S. De-' * partment of Agriculture. At the same time the number of acres per farm has continued to climb slightly. ' This year's report indicates 8,457 persons living on 2,012 farms as of January 1, 1957 compared with 8.518 persons on 2.033 /farms the preceeding year. Average Size The average size of farm in, creased during the same period from 177 to 179 acres. Total acres of farm land dropped slightly from 359,620 to 359,274 while the percentage of owner-operated farms increased from46.7 to 41.2. Total production of com dropped from 5,873,648 to 5.244,251 with an average of 40.2 bushels per acre in 1956 compared with 46.5 in 1955. Total acres of corn harvested in 1955 "were 130,454 comprade with 126,315. Production of oats dropped from 3,228,798 to 2,240.942 bushels with an average of 31.2 bushels per acre in 1996 compared with 43.6 in 1955. Total acres in oats were 71,8*1 last year compared with 74,064 the year before. Soybeans increased from 393,107 in 1955 to 463,245 in 1956 while the .. average* yield -per,..a,Gr^. jlropped very slightly from 18.5 to 18.2. Total acres planted in -soybeans Farm Census . . .Seepage H. Breda Girl Gets $10 Jr. Editor Idea * A suggestion by Lana Sanders of Breda for the Junior Editors feature of The Daily Times Herald has brought her a check, for $10 from Associated Press Newsfea- tures of New York. Lana's suggestion involves an .animal quiz: "Why do cows have more stomachs than we have?" The panel will be published on the feature page of the Daily Times Herald Thursday, August 22. The feature is one of the most popular for young people published by the Daily Times Herald. A number of suggestions have been sent in by youthful readers from wide territory. The' feature carries a standing offer of $10 for every accepted suggestion. CONSTRUCTION UP DES MOINES to-More than a two-million dollar increase oVer a comparable 1956 period was re ported here Mpnday for total valuation of construction authorized in ' Des Moines the first seven, months of this year. Urges More Off-St reef Parking, Added Police engineering and safety problems with civic leaders in a meeting at the Chamber of Commerce rooms. "You have made good progress on off-street parking, but you have only 25 off-street parking spaces per 1,000 population and an adequate number would be 50 spaces for each 1,000 in population," Ulish said. Referring to parking meters, the traffic specialist said: "If you don't'have constant turn; over on parking meters, you might ] ' as well tear them out." Des Moines 'Failure' Ulish cited Des Moines as an DES MOINES 1*1 — The state's example of a city that has failed liquor store system is undergoing s t 0 pr0 vide off-street parking for something of a reshuffling for the ; shoppers and has succeeded in first time in at least several years, j driving businesses to out-lying Since the Iowa Liquor Control j shopping centers with built-in free Commission went under Demo-' parking. cratic control last July t, the com- \ -jf you wam to park anywhere, mission decided to close three ; j n tne j) es Moines loop, it will cost I P eared - _i i i mi i - I 1 Auto Dealer Gets Boost From His Ten Competitors GALESBURG, III. I*) — The Brown Motor Co. is getting a business boost from its 10 car sales competitors. Two competitors each day are acting as salesmen for the firm because the company's owner, Henry J. Brown, 55, has been hospitalized to recover from a heart attack. As Brown operated his firm on a one-man basis, there's no one other car stores and open two There have I you money because they just been requests for still further new J don . t have any 0 ff-street parking," "* he said. Ulish pointed out that motorists don't mind walking two or three blocks if they can leave their autos in a well-lighted, paved parking area that is adequately patrolled. On the subject of law enforce- i ment, Ulish pointed to the annual '• invenotry of traffic safety activi . . j ties in Carroll, prepared by the stores JS .about as many as we Nalional Safety Council, and urged need to service the people. Bur- j tne ^ iQ ad(J at , casl lw0 Uce , ns said "Also, it results in the ; men and a lice derk , most efficient operation. „ „ „ After the commission decided to; Police Recommendation close the stores at Mystic, Walnut ' Vou cmld , use l ? PO>»««nen In and New Albin. residents of New! lh » s c,lv and & ^ " um * >er „ le " Albin obtained a temporary in- than nme 18 '"adequate, he junction in the Polk County Dis- wa ™ ed „. trict Court to prevent the closing. ' Three officers and one clerk The case is pending on the matter , s ^ ldadd * d t0 the , forc . e .. to Doria Denies He Used Any For Himself Says Only Record of How Money Spent May Have Disappeared WASHINGTON t*i — Anthony Doria, former secretary of the Allied Industrial Workers (AIW>, acknowledged Tuesday he kept thousands of dollars of union cash in an iron strong box hidden under j t0 carrv on—except a heap of papers at AIW head- j de a' er s. quarters in Milwaukee, I . So nave , launched Opera . . _ . , ... ,. tion Brownie. Newspaper car ^iR?™. T- M - d „ w ^^ q . u ^?: I sale advertisements carried the slogan "See Brownie First." Also they underwrote a full-page ad, announcing a used car sale at Brown's. Regents Face Problem At Deaf School By HARRISON WEBER (Iowa Daily Press Assn. Writer) DES MOINES — The State Board of Regents which has had its share of headaches on capital improvements is faced with still another knotty problem. It concerns the flooring in the ing senators, he never gave the rank and file members an accounting of how the money was spent. But Doria insisted that union funds "were not used for my personal use" although he said the only records to show how the money was used may have disap- Income Tax Figures Doria was confronted with figures, taken from his income tax returns and other records, which a staff accountant for Senate investigators interpreted as indicating Doria had accumulated $39,000 in cash assets during a four-year (1948-52) period in which Doria's listed income was $54,006. Accountant Carmine S. Bellino said recorded payments on debts left the implication that Doria's j family of five had got by on a j administration - dormitory build- CHAIN LETTER .... Bicycle chain, that Is. Letter jcarrler Art Gallion prepares to pedal his appointed rounds in Kansas City, Mo., as that city's post office initiates experiments with putting its men on wheels. Carrier Charles Jordan rubs his aching feet during wistful contemplation of his fortunate comrade. Found Beaten, Tortured and Hanging By Wrists of a Permanent injunction. Meanwhile, the commission decided to"open stores at Bettendorf ami Jewell. , " Circumstances Justify There is no place where we could do better toward liquor control than open a store at Bettendorf," Burris, commented. "This- will stop traffic going across the river for liquor. Jewell is quite a way from the nearest store. There are too many places where the stores are only a few miles apart, and others Liquor . See Page 11 The Weather CARROLL FORECAST Considerable cloudiness'with occasional -shower or thunderstorm early' Tuesday night, clearing Wednesday. Cooler trend through Wednesday. Low Tuesday night 60 64. High Wednesday 80-84. ilOWA FORECAST Scattered showers and thunderstorms spreading southward. over the state Tuesday night to south east Wednesday, otherwise partly Cloudy. Cooler west Tuesday night, low 60-66 northwest, 66-74 southeast. Cooler Wednesday, high 7785 north, 85-93 south. Further out look—Thursday mostly fair, little change In temperature, The Weather |n CarroH i (Dally Temperature* Court**? vi. Iowft> Publlo'Serviga Compteny) Yesterday:? high 95 Yesterday's low ". —', 67 At 7 a,m..today _70 At 10-il.ni. today : ;—,80 Weather A Year Ago— "There,was a shower in the njomiftg' but skies were mostly cfea^ %ftr ago today; Temper* • «ti»f« rose from 70 to 8ft, Walter Hoyer, 56, Dayton, Hurt Fatally In Two-Car Collision FdRT DODGE f/B—Walter Hoyer, 56, t Dayton farmer, died at a Fort Dodge hospital Tuesday, several hours after being injured in a two-car collision a quarter of a mile from his home. He was returning from a weekend church meeting at Lake Okoboji. Hoyer's car and another collided at a gravel roaa intersection a mile north of Dayton. He was thrown through the windshield of his car and landed against a fence, The second car was, driven by Walter Entgelmeier, 25, Lehigh farmer. He was hospitalized but was reported as in good condition. Hoyer's car caught fire after the collision and the Dayton fire department was called out. His widow and two children survive him. keep up with 70 per cent of the cities in the state, and the monthly salary of beginning officers should match the $300 recommended for cities of this size," he said. The safety expert also urged that a driver record file be installed in the police department to provide a ready reference on previous traffic infractions and subsequent disposition in Court. On the subject of safety education in the schools, the National Safety Council strongly urged that one qualified school person be responsible for supervising all safety education activities in Kuemper High School. For Carroll High School, the council recommended expansion of driver education to include all Safety ........ Sec Page U Rain May Bring Break from Heat • • i By The Associated Press Hot, humid air hung on in Iowa Tuesday but the Weather Bureau said showers were in the picture for hothern and northeast Iowa. The rain was expected to spread across the state Tuesday night. Some shower activity was reported ' in northwest Iowa early Tuesday with Sibley recording nearly half an inch. High temperatures in Iowa Monday ranged from 84 at Mason City to 97 at Sioux City and Council Bluffs. Lows early Tuesday ranged from 64 at Davenport and .Cedar Rapids to 77 at Sioux City. total of $7,000 as living expenses in the four-year period—if the $39,000 was saved out of Doria's reported salary. Doria disputed Bellino's interpretation of the figures. He said the $39,000 cash assets had been largely accumulated before 1948. For the second day, Doria was in the witness chair of the Senate Rackets Investigating Committee. A big— 238 pounds—voluble man, Doria put in a good part of Monday defending New York racketeer Johnny Dio,- who got into the union business through help from Doria. He insisted Dio, a convicted extortionist, was desirous of going straight but that a "cruel society" which declined to forget Dio's criminal record would not let him. Fast Talker Doria continued to be a fast talker as the committee turned Tuesday to his personal financial affairs. The committee sought first to untangle how $9,620 of proceeds Probe See Page 11 HEARS NEWS OF PLANE CRASH ronto, sister of Mn. Al Blacker, one of the victims .If ^M fragte plane crash near Quebec, Canada, breaks down «t sfce, hears the new* or the crash. She was waiting for Iter liiter at the airport in Toronto. Seveaty.«l|ie Uvea were.lott iti WerwfcVtNBA Tela- Safety Dept. to Set Up Research, Records Program DES MOINES wi - Russell Brown, acting state safety commissioner, announced Tuesday the Iowa Department of Public Safety this week will launch a fulltime accident records and research program for the first time. Swanson in Charge The new operation will be headed by Clifford O, Swanson, 43, now a staff member of the driver research laboratory al Iowa State College. Swanson will go to work for the safety department Aug. 16th at a salary of $5,400 a year. Brown said the records and research program is being installed "because it's the obvious starting point for a scientific attack on accidents and for the most efficient use of our people and equipment." Brown added that "we want this new division to act like a geiger counter that wiil start to buzz whenever a certain type accident becomes too active. Then we'll know where to bear down." He said accident records have been kept by various divisions of the department for many years, but that statistics have never been drawn together in a total picture of the Iowa accident problem, ' Swanson, • who holds a masters degree from Iowa State, was a public safety officer in the Army during World War II and has served as an instructor at highway patrol recruit training schools. " Has Experience Brown said the new records and research section will be set up after consultation with the National Safety Council in Chicago, and the driver research laboratory in Ames. He said the first job of the new bureau will be to conduct research into causes for th* 45 per cent increase this year in fatal traffic accidents on Iowa's secondary roads. The records and research program, he added is the first change he hag made in safety department procedures since he became acting commissioner' Aug.* 1. ing at the Iowa School for the Deaf at Council Bluffs. The board has discovered that the concrete beneath the flooring on certain floors of the building, commonly referred to as "Main," has cracked. Sleeping quarters for the girls are located on one side of the building on the second and third floors with those for the boys on the other side on the same floors. Two reading rooms, one for the girls and the other for the boys, are located on the second floor and two more on the third floor. It has been decided that the floors in these reading rooms or lounges, will have to be replaced. Cost of this project will be relatively small. However, the floors in the sleeping quarters for both boys and girls are sagging in some places and it may be necessary to replace the flooring. This would involve considerable work and the cost would be rather high in proportion to replacing the floors in the reading rooms. Safety Measure Carl Gernetzky, chairman of the finance committee for the board, explained that the reason the investigation is being made now is "to be sure that it is safe for youngsters to be housed there." He pointed out that the flooring in the reading rooms will definitely be replaced and tests are being taken at the present time to determine if any other floors need to be repaired in the 50-year-old building, and if so, to what extent. About 110 girls and 150 boys, who range in age from 10 to 18, live in the dormitory wings, The architectural firm of Wetherell and Harrison, Des Moines "has been hired to investigate the matter of cracks in the concrete and to try to discover what the implications are," Gernetzky stated. "We will have to have some more surveys before we can determine the overall costs and what work is involved," he added. The building has three floors, a basement and attic. There are sleel columns in the basement supporting the first floor so there is apparently nothing to be concerned with on the first floor. There are cracks in the attic floor, but Weber See Page H SIOUX CITY iJPt—A 40-year-old, Sioux City man was found beaten,] sadistically tortured and hanging by his wrists early Tuesday in the storage room of a South Sioux City, Neb., service station he managed. «• Richard Rosier was taken to Lutheran Hospital here where his Is Expected Fbr Hearing house on the proposed annexation and incorporation of a large area into Drainage District No. 23. Written objections were to be filed sometime today, Attorney Russell Wunschel said, in behalf of a group of landowners. Mr% Wunschel said several hundred persons have signed the petitions. Auditor Murphy said he will accept petitions in his office up to the time of the hearing to be conducted by the trustees. Mr. Murphy called attention to the fact that the Carroll County Board of Supervisors Is in no way connected with the trustees'of the drainage district nor do the supervisors have any part in the annexation and incorporation proposal. He said the board has been receiving numerous calls about the proposal because the petitions being circulated are addressed in part to the supervisors. condition was described as fairly good. Rosier was found about 6 a.m. hanging by his wrists from an overhead electric conduit. Dwaine Johnson, 18, of South Sioux City, a station attendant, found his employer when he opened s the station for business. . - , - * '." Found by Employee Rosier had been stripped of most of his clothing and beaten. A 4 inch-long steel pir punctured the skin of his left chest laterally. A rope with a case of soda pop attached had been tied to the pin. r> . * J T? A vr..-.,*,,, c„;^! Tne P' N was still supporting the County Auditor fd Murphy sad * h attached Tuesdayhe expects.aibjg turnout i scheduled at 10 a.m. m the court-, congc . ous when fmjnd ^ re _ gained consciousness on the way to the hospital. Scrawled in a yellow crayon on an oil carton in the store room was the message: "Thanks for the money." It was signed "The Four.' About $150 was missing from the station. Conrad Lindquist, acting South Sioux City police chief, questioned Rosier after he had regained con sciousness. Dragged from Car Rosier said that he had been driving his car in South Sioux City early Tuesday when he was forced to the curb by a car bearing four men. The men, all masked, dragged Rosier from his auto and forced him into their car. He then was driven to the station where he was forced to open the store room. The assault and torture followed. Rosier was able to describe the torture but was unable to tell police how long he was hanging by Drain District No. 23 'Storm j his wrists before being found. Creek) is the only such district in | A physician had to be called to the county not under the super- help release Rosier. The dootor visors' jurisdiction, Chas. A. Neu- said Rosier is suffering mainly mayer, chairman of the supervis-1 from shock. Chief Lindquist said ors, pointed but. That district pe- j Hosier's abductors were driving a titioned for and was granted a j late model light blue sedan bear- separate setup about 10 years ago, ing Woodbury County (Sioux City) Mr. Neumayer said. license plates. Two Injured in 2-Car Collision Two persons received minor Injuries in a two car collision at the intersection of Sixth and Main Streets here about 9:45 p.m. Monday. Thelma Carroll, 38, of Elizabethtown, Ky. received an arm laceration and Stella Grimes, 51, also of Elizabethlown, Ky., sustained a broken finger, and bruises and lacerations on the right foot. They were passengers in a car driven by Berry R. Carroll, 32, of Elizabethtown, Ky. which was in collision with a vehicle driven by Joel E. Swanson.16, of Lake City, The Carroll auto was eastbound and was damaged on the left side. The Swanson car was westbound and was turning south at the.time <5f the accident. The front end of the Swanson car me damaged, the sheriff's office said. « Police Quiz Ex-lowan In Indiana Boy's Disappearing BRAZIL, lnd. «t—Police called about 4 p.m. Saturday, and he on the Indiana National Guard and| warned the youngster to go home, all citizens Tuesday to combine j A resident of Brazil off and on in a search for 7 -year-old Billy I for several years, Higgins often Martin, missing since Saturday. played his guitar at auctions and afternoon. other public gatherings. Authorities fear the boy may| . m f s ; fatner - William Martin have met with foul play. There. J oine( * the searcr Sunday when he are numerous water-filled strip returned from National Guard coal mine .pits in this area. r , ain !»6 AUL CAM P McCoy, Wis The Meanwhile, Police Chief Joseph i fffi^o UnH Zhhl^ ,Wren ' Hussell said he will .continue ques-j ^ggfc s % af ^ t weights about tioning Billy's ount and her boj ; ; ^ ha' bSti?td friend He said lie detector tests, b He was . showed a 'strong Possibility the j0 e * d b • d ^ two may know something about |bUieBdenim trougerg Hand brown the 'boy s disappearance. | san{ j a i s The aunt's boy friend, a 53-year- old parttime guitar player named Harry A. Higgins. was being held in jail on-an investigations charge, Billy's aunt, Elizabeth Martin. 41, was.. released following a lie test. Higgins had been living at- the Martin bouse the last two weeks since he lost his job as a Chicago coffee salesman. He apparently was the last person to see the boy. Higgiria told police Billy nearly ran into the path of his car at GOP Leaders Deny Ike Will Make a Deaf Won't Ti« Softened Measure to Bigger Foreign Aid Funds WASHINGTON (ff) - Efforts U» compromise Senate and House differences over civil rights legislation were blocked at least for the present Tuesday. Rep. Keating (R-NY> moved to break a House stalemate. He sought unanimous consent to send the civil rights bill to conference with the Senate and try to work out a compromise. Immediately a 'dozen or more members jumped to their feet to object. Speaker Rayburn of Texas 1 recognized Rep. Walter (D-Pa) to make the single objection needed to kill the move to rewrite the bill in a compromise session. Issue Explained The Issue is whether to accept something on the order of the bill which the Senate passed—and to which President Eisenhower has objected—or shunt the dispute to ' a conference in the hope of arriving at a'compromise more acceptable to all sides. After Keating's move was blocked, Rep. Caller (D-NY) asked unanimous consent of the House to send the bill directly back to the Senate with a compromise amendment narrowing a controversial jury trial provision to voting right cases, only. Keating objected to that procedure. No 'Deal' by Ike Republican leaders had said earlier that Eisenhower would not be a party to any deal to tie a softened civil rights bill to bigger foreign aid funds. The House Republican leader, Rep. ^ Martin of Massachusetts, called it a wild rumor. Sen, Knowland of California, the Senate Republican leader, put his comment in the form of a sharp denial that there is airy chance President Eisenhower will back down on civil rights to get mors foreign aid money. "The President is not trading the constitutional rights of any American for any piece of legislation," Knowland said. The two Republican chiefs made their statements to newsmen after the regular weekly meeting of GOP leaders with Eisenhower at the White House. Some House Democrats reportedly have suggested they, might vote (or higher foreign aid appropriations — something Eisenhower strongly favors—if the Republicans would support the civil rights bill in the form approved by the Senate. Knowland sought to knock down, this idea after the weekly meeting between the President and Republican congressional leaders. Expect Showdown A preliminary showdttwo was expected in the House Tuesday on how it will handle the civil rights bill. The prospect appeared to be that it would be shunted to the House Rules Committee, possibly to face further delay there. Basically, the continuing behind- the-scenes struggle in the Kpusji is between Democratic and Republican leaders. House Speaker Ray- \ burn (D-Tex) seeks to get House acceptance of the bill in substantially the form it passed the Senate. • Republican Leader Martl^ (Mass) is out to junk the Senate's jury trial amendment. Rayburn and Senate Democratic Leader Johnson, also of Texas; talked Monday of the possibility of adjournment without final aei tion on the civil rights bill if them was insistence on dropping it^ Jury trial amendment. vfl Martin, who was at the Mfhji|- House meeting with KnowlanC;. came back Tuesday with talk Of f ^ possible special session of C^jyjjl gress in preference to adoptingt$|! Civil Rights .... See Page U " Higgins lived in Davenport, Iowa, for about 30 years until 1939. He was; sentenced to a one year term in Fort Madison State Penitentiary on a wife desertion charge. He escaped but later was recaptured and sentenced to ah additional five years, Higgins was released from prison in 1942. Billy's father is 39 years old. His mother, Florence, is 35. His aunt Elizabeth lives In the nearby,] town of 'Carbon. 12 Accused as Traffic Violators * Denied Venue Change CENTER POINT <*» Tw«tyfl[ ] adults charged with traffic vlojavl tions and disturbing the peace a»e I scheduled to appear in MajfojftLb Court Thursday and Prtdajr. . Mayor Leonard Woods'*toF #jiruJai ing Monday denied a c^ang^:: pi- venue for trial of theljK cw«fl among the results of an wd v " which prohibited loiterln|;J tep Point. :;•:•;•«%. The ordinance wfea ludomly pealed last week. • Curt Snail, ToddvtlW^ii* ' l continued to be free on on a charge of assAult'*i which arose 1 last w/eifct Center Point Marshal l

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