Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on September 4, 1957 · Page 1
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Daily Times Herald Vol. 88—No. 208 Carroll, Iowa, Wednesday, September 4, 1957—Ten Pages Delivered by Carrier Boy In Carroll Cach Evening-for 35 Cent* Par Week 7e Stnfi* Copy Armed Troops Turn Back Nine Negro Students 'Corn Buck Days Sept. 9-Ocf. 5 62 Indicted in Orders Investigation of International Evansdale Sun-Bathers Narcotics Ring EVANSDALE itf) — Whether the Chester Froits carry sun-bathing to its ultimate degree of exposure Customs Inspectors Re- was headed here Wednesday for a ported Corrupted by Big Dope Syndicate NEW YORK Wt-A giant international narcotics smuggling and distribution ring was reported smashed Wednesday with the opening in Federal Court of a sealed indictment naming 46 defendants and 16 co-conspirators. Authorities announced shortly afterward that nine of them had been taken into custody, seven in New York and two elsewhere. Head of the gigantic operation was Harry Stromberg, 54, who was the ring's "over-all director',' for more than 25 years, according to a government spokesman. $3Vi Million Shipment The dope syndicate imported heroin, cocaine and opium into this country from France and other countries, and on at least one occasion it smuggled 'n about 50 pounds of pure heroin valued on the illicit market at 3 l A million dollars, according to U. S. Attorney Paul W. Williams. The indictment was. returned Aug. 27, sealed and opened Wednesday in the chambers of Federal District Judge Edward Weinfeld. . The ring used many "underhanded" methods in its operations and an untold number of customs inspectors were "corrupted" by it, in agreeing to facilitate the smuggling of narcotics through the Port of New York, Williams declared. Those inspectors have since been discharged, he added. They were not identified, Fantastic Prices A list of defendants released in Washington by the Justice Department named three as former customs inspectors. They were listed as Herman Samnick of Queens, N.Y., Benjamin Danis of Brooklyn and Saul Snyder of Queens. The Washington list said Sam- nick formerly was stationed at Idlewild Airport. It did not name the stations of the other two, The huge ring bought, distributed, and sold the narcotics at fantastic prices, after the dope's arrival here, the U. S. attorney said. He added that the narcotics were distributed in New York, Washington, D.C., Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, California, Massachusetts and other places. So far, nine of those indicted have been taken into custody, Williams said. Stromberg, the alleged kingpin, has not yet been apprehended. Stromberg was said to be a native of Russia who came to this country in 1906. full-blown investigation and a possible test case in court. The; Evansdale City Council ordered police surveillance of activ- NEW LAY TEACHER . . . Alice Jo Leonard of Emmetsburg is the new third grade teacher in SS. Peter and Paul School. Miss Leonard finished her pre-prnfes- sional teachers' training at Em­ rnetsburg Junior College, an affiliate of Iowa State Teachers College, and has had one year of experience teaching in Assumption grade school at Emmetsburg. ities which may occur behind the Froit's high board fence. The Council action came after 40 citizens presented petitions signed by 391 persons. The petitioners, headed by Kenneth Stedman and Mrs. Tom Webber who are neighbors of the Public Auction, Corn Contest Are Scheduled 'Currency' Given By Merchants Can Be Saved Up for Bidding at Sale , "Corn Buck Days" will he ob- Froits, contended that the fence •• served in Carroll September 9 to and whatever exposures occur be-, October 5. hind it are degrading The situation has reduced property values, brought ridicule upon the community, and has brought sightseers to stir up dust on the unpaved street, the petitions said. Act of Petitions The idea is that; beginning September 9, each customer who spends money in a business firm belonging to the local Chamber of Commerce will receive an equivalent amount of currency in "Car- The Council also "received a pe- 1 ro11 Corn Bucks -' tition signed by 105 persons whoj For example, if a woman buys said that whatever the Froits doia lamp shade at $3.98, she will be behind their fence is nobody's given $4 in "corn bucks." business but their own. Can be Saved Froit, a 42-year-old packing- "Corn buck" currency can be house worker, wasn't present at "hoarded" until 4 p.m. Saturday. GUARDSMEN PREVENT INTEGRATION . . . Armed National Guardsmen Wednesday forcibly prevented racial integration of Little Rock, Ark., Central High School. A lone Negro teen-age girl who attempted to cross a line of 200 troops was turned back repeatedly by soldiers ordered out by Gov. Orval Fnubus. Here white students pan guardsmen as they enter the school. (NEA Telephoto.) the meeting. But he previously has conceded that he is a nudist club member and that he and his wife and two young daughters sun bathe "completely," whenever they get the chance. Two Courses ' City Solicitor Edward Gallagher advised the Council that if it wished it could seek a civil injunction against the Froits or it could seek an indictment under the state's lewdness statute Form Bureau October 5, when an auction will I be held in downtown Carroll and 1 prizes will be sold to the highest! A MMIIMI KAAAM- bidders in corn certificates. |#^IIflUUI Grand prize will be the contents It*Q bC T 3 1 S t of a station wagon full of over $100 in groceries from soup to nuts. Scores of $15 prizes or service certificates contributed by business firms also will be offer- Howard Waters of Danville, vice president of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, will be the featured speaker at the annual meeting ed for ''sale." "Corn buck" money will be of the Carroll County Farm Bureau Iowa Atty. Gen. Norman Erbe i mailable in denominations of $1, | to be held Thursday evening, Octo- has ruled that whether nudism j * 5 > * 10 and 520. ! ber 31. The place of meeting has Corn Prizes \ not been announced. An added feature of the promo- Big Soviet Jet Airliner Is Winging Toward U.S. Dedham Man Is Located in Washington Johnny Baiukoff, 41, Dedham businessman who - has been missing since August 18, has been located at Seattle, Wash constitutes lewdness is a proper question for a jury to decide. 1 m ' ucu "= av uie m me promo-; pi ans for ^ e mee ting were made The Evansdale Council then di-1 * lon wlU ° e a corn contest f ° r : Tuesday night at the September rected police to join with the| farmers - ( - as " P nzes an « a U. S.! sess j on 0 f CO unty Farm Bureau county attorney and sheriff in | Sayings Bonji will be given toi directors in making a full investigation into activities of the Froits. None of the objectors at Tuesday night's C o u n c il session claimed having seen any of the Froits in the nude. Pool Vote Is Made Official GLIDDEN — The vote of 324 to 207 in a special election here August 28 authorizing a bond issue of $75,000 to build a municipal she expects her husband to return home the latter part of the week. She said she had received a tele- day night after a canvass of the ballots. , ... . . , 1 The election thus was declared phone call from him saying he | legal and city officia i s were au . was ma Seattle rooming house | thorized t0 begin work on the but could. not remember how he j pro j ec t got there. He could not recall any' of the events since his disappearance. Mrs. Baiukoff quoted her husband as saying he was feeling well. She said she thought he had i suffered a lapse of memory. He told her he would leave Seattle by train. Mr, Balukoff's car was found in Kansas City shortly after he disappeared. He is operator of Johnny's place, a Dedham tavern, a n d I Vernon Copenhaver, city clerk, said that six citizens who were interested in the outcome of the canvass sat in on the council meeting and some asked questions in regard to the election, but no serious objections were raised, Earlier in the day it had been rumored in Glidden that an active protest movement was on foot and that the validity of some of the u ..^t«..-, ... the Farm Bureau winners in this competition from 1 building which the name "Corn Buckj Explains OpinionnaircR Days' was derived Divisions of Lowc u Schleisman of Sheridan the corn contest will be: U> long-, township appeared on behalf of the est ear; (2> heaviest ear; '3• I resolutions committee to explain most unusual developed ear; and the im p ortance 0 f cooperating in (4» five best ears — uniformity pu blic policy "opinionnaires" to be and quality to be considered. A circuIated among coimty Farm corn expert will be chosen by the BuPeau members . Directors agreed project committee to judge the to see that '. op } n j onna } res contest. ' are _ , , distributed to Farm Bureau fami- "Corn Buck Days' were insti- lies in their respective townships, gated by the Retail Bureau of the I . , , . Chamber of Commerce but will be! A tenl ative schedule of township a Chamber-wide promotion with i meetings was set up for the months all members eligible to participate. Members of the September committee of the Retail Bureau responsible for the promotion are Bill Keith of Ellerbroek's, Bob Matt of Matt Furniture Company, Jim Waters of Waters Department Store, Andy Balk of Balk's Men's Shop, Monte Duffy of Duf of September and October, subject to verification of meeting places. These sessions are not called for the purpose of filling out "opinion­ naires." They will be primarily social with question and answer periods on Farm Bureau policies and programs, in accordance with a new policy set this year, "opin- fy's Bootery and Perry Knowlton' ionnaires " wiU be distributed to of Knowlton's Furniture. Rev. F. G. Codd Is Candidate for Davenport Mayor each home personally. Set Dates Meeting dates set were: Sheridan township. 8 p.m. Sep- LONDON M—A big Russian jet airliner roared out of London airport today for the first flight to the United States by a Soviet civilian plane. The twin-jet TU104 flew here (10m Moscow, stopped 2 hours and 25 minutes for refueling, then took off for Keflavik, Iceland. First In 20 Years From Keflavik it will fly to Gander, Nfld., and then on to McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey. It will be the first Russian plane to land in the United Slates in 20 years. The 5,570-mile Moscow-to-Me- Guire flight was expected to take about 18 hours total flying time. The last Russian aircraft to visit the United States — a military plane in 1937—made a 6,200-mile flight in 62 hours, flying over the North Pole. There were conflicting reports of the number of persons aboard the TU104. A Moscow radio broadcast said 60 passengers boarded the plane but a news dispatch from the Soviet capital said there were 19 and a crew of 12, including three Britons. A Transport Ministry official at London Airport said the plane carried 36 passengers. Some passengers stayed aboard during the refueling stop in London, making an accurate count difficult. Most of those aboard were translators and minor officials of the Soviet delegation to tember 19, Lowell Schleisman resi-j,h e _u : N. General Assembly. The DAVENPORT (flV-A lively city primary is shaping up here with votes cast in the" election would bej indications that the Republicans \ 8 p.m. September 24, REA build- contested. I will have candidates to challenge | ing. McGuire base is about 60 miles Jasper township, 8 p.m. Septem-' from the site of U. N. headquar- ber 23, Methodist Church base- j ters in New York-City, ment, Lanesboro. j The 1,610-mile flight from Mos- Glidden and Richland townships, manages the H. & M. Hatchery at ;quired (q carry the ' issi f e . Fav01 , City Council seats cow to London was made in 3 hours 46 minutes. Keflavik is 1,190 miles farther along, Gander A 60 per cent majority was re-j the Democrats for all 10 of the! Maple River, Wheatland, Kniest. I another I 'm ^ ^ j and Grant townships. 7 p.m. pot-! Expected Tonight York, the destination of the passengers, and asked permission to land at Idlewild Airport, the usual arrival point for aircraft from overseas. Idlewild is 10 miles on the other side of U.N. headquarters. The State Department did say the second jet liner could land at Idlewild if it passed a "noise level" test showing the craft's engines did not create an undue disturbance. Polisfo Farm,, Experts to Stop At Coon Rapids WASHINGTON UPl-Five Polish farm experts will tour the Mid west next week, including stops at Ames, Coon Rapids and Des Moines, in Iowa. (At Coon Rapids Wednesday morning, it was reported that Roswell (Bob) Garst, who will be host to the five Polish farm experts, was in New Jersey on a speaking engagement. His son, Steve, confirmed that the Polish experts are expected, but the exact date of their arrival is not known; he thought probably sometime this weekend. Details of their entertainment await his father's return.) The Weather CARROLL FORECAST Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday. Low Wednesday night in upper 50s. Slightly warmer Thursday, high in mid or upper 70s. IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday. Low Wednesday night in 50s. Warmer Thursday except in extreme southeast, high lower 70s north to lower 80s south. Further outlook: Friday, scattered showers. David Roland Begins Duties in the Catering Dept. of Hotel Burke ; able votes on August 28 were i slightly less than 61 per cent. Restore Telephone Service After Cut-Off , , . • JEFFERSON UPi - The Iowa 7. u-~-- la,ld V f °f mer,y ? f . S,oux 'Highway Commission maintenance engineer's office here had telephone service Wednesday after City, began work this week in the catering department of Hotel Burke, He has been assistant manager of the Jackson Hotel. Sioux City. Mr. and Mrs. Roland are living in a residence on Highland Drive. FIVE-DAY IOWA FORECAST Temperatures will average 3 to 6 degrees below normal Thursday through next Monday. Normal highs near 80. Normal lows in up* per 50s. Warmer Thursday. Cooler Saturday. Warmer again Monday. Rainfall will average one-fourth to one-half inch, occurring as thundershowers Thursday and possibly Friday and again Monday. * The Weather in Carroll (Dally Temperatures Couttiwy Iowa Fubllo Service Company) Yesterday's high .' .75 Yesterday's low — .60 At 7 a.m. today — — .58 At 10 a.m. today 62 Precipitation (24 hours prior to 7 'a.m.)—.'02 inch rain, Weather A Year Ago— Skies were mostly cloudy -a year ago today, following rain in (he- night. Temperatures varied one degree — from 54 to 55. STATE SELLS USED CARS DES MOINES 1*1— Thirteen used cars, all with about 60,000 miles of travel, were sold by the state Tuesday. One car sold for $1,378, less than $100 the cost of a new one. being cut off for a time Tuesday by the Jefferson Telephone Co. The restoration was made, a commission spokesman said, when the commission agreed to negotiate this week with the company over damages the utility contends it's due. • The. company said it cut off service for non-payment of a $267 bill for damages the utility said commission employes caused (0 a 100-pair telephone cable. The Democratic side of the bal-' luck supper, October 3, Farm Bur lot is featured, among other i eau building, things, by an unusually wide j Arcadia township, 8 p.m. October swing in age levels. j 8, Firemen's Hall, Arcadia. Democratic leaders have given; Washington and Ewoldt town- the nod to Alderman F. G. Codd, i ships, 8 p.m. October 9, Agricul- 75, as the party's choice for the • ture Room, Manning High School, mayoralty nomination. Codd, a re- j New ton, Eden, and Union town- tired Carroll Baptist minister, is a \ snipSi 8 pm , October 14, Dedham compromise candidate who was I L eR j on Hall, chosen over two fellow Council I ,„. „ ',. ,„ l „„„ Wi „ members, Ray O'Brien and Ed j. * R .°""% r ™"fV p meet,ng Striegel. i a arranged. „ • , ,, , 1 Farm Bureau directors voted to While Codd 1$ one of the oldest; help sponsor a Women - s commit- Democratic candidates George T.| tee workshop t0 be ne , d j„ the N.c-kolas, 24-year-old Korean War j Farm Bureau building October I veteran who has announced his; to lntroduce the 1957-58 program candidacy tor alderman, will be j nf Pnrm RllI . nail one of the youngest. He is a for- The group, which leaves here Friday, is headed by Jan Kielanowski, director of the institute of animal physiology of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Others are Jan Bojanczyk and Dr. Bogumll Szerszen, both of the Polish Ministry of Agriculture; Prof. Tadeusz Ruebenbauer, a corn expert; and Dr. Eugeniusz Pijanowski of the Central Agricultural College in The TU104 was expected at the! Warsaw New Jersey air base early tonight. At Gander, an American pilot and radio operator will be put aboard to guide the liner after it enters American air space. The 12,crewmen boarding the plane in Moscow included three British Royal Air Force officers. It was (heir job to help navigate to London and Newfoundland They also will tour Wisconsin and Illinois. St. Ansgar Man Is Killed in Car Mishap ST. ANSGAR iffi — Maiiin Roster, of near St. Ansgar was killed late Tuesday night when his car mer national officer of the Disabled American Veterans. Kuemper Parents Club Committees Announced Ag Bureau Makes Plans for Activities of Farm Bureau women Monthly reports wete given by members of the county Farm Bureau staff and Mrs. Mearl Pottroff Top members of the delegation ran off a road J ust soutn of here are tentatively scheduled to leave \ Sheriff Harry HoVn said the Kos- Moscow aboard a second TU104! ter car traveled 169 yards in a Sept. 14. j ditch before striking a farm drive- The Soviet government raised a \ way. Koster was alone in Ihe car. last-minute objection to landing at j McGuire Tuesday, but the \ WINS SHOE CONTRACT United States refused to change the flight plan. Russian Embassy officials in of Jasper township, vice chairman! Washington complained that Mc and chairman-elect of the Women's Committee. Committees for Kuemper Par-| Angels. Roselle; and Mr. and Mrs ents Club activities for the 1957-58 1 Cliff Cavanaugh, St. Joseph's," school year have been appointed,! c "™} 1 . „ lKU . . Martin J; Manor, new president of' . meeting of directors of i "Corn Buck Days" September 9 • mversa, 'y the club, announced Wednesday. K ne organization was held Tues -Uo October 5. Final arrangements i reminisce The Agricultural Bureau of the Chamber of Commerce at a breakfast meeting Wednesday morning at Pauline's Cafe voted to cooperate in the corn contest to be conducted by the Chamber of Commerce in connection with Manning Rotary Notes Fifth Year Guire was 60 miles from New DES MOINES (/P»-John Bloom Stores of Des Moines has been awarded a $4,956 contract to supply 400 pairs of shoes for Iowa Highway patrolmen. Board Plans Activation of Community College Group Wednesday In charge of planning club entertainment activities for the year will be Mr. and Mrs. R. J, Dolezal, St. Lawrence; Mr. and Mrs. Art Wieland, Holy Family, Lidderdale; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schon, St. Joseph's, Dedham; and Mr. and day evening at the school. Present in addition to those previously named were Mr. and Mrs. Art ,Bruch, St. John's, Arcadia; Mr. and Mrs, Alvin Eich, St. Augustine's, Halbur; Mrs. Silvina Venteicher, vice president; Herb Koe nig, treasurer were made for the Market Hog|?' h ? P. ro * ram ^as tape-recorded taJy A ClTcelebr^ an"! Finfll plans for ac , tivation of the allow ' as junior high instructor Tuesday night with : newly-appointed Community Col- was officially accepted and the eminiscences of its brief history, j lege Study Committee were made fi^!"-"!-" 1 °_ . M 5 _ s L_ J .'_."? ward Show, under auspices of the Coun ty Swine Producers Association and Agricultural Bureau, which opened at l p.m. Wednesday in the West Sale Barn. Mrs. Vincent Rieke, SS. Peter &!r^ii "? » . and Mrs ' Marvin INDUCTED INTO SERVICE Paul. i nit rli y, n. , 1 Merlin H. Loew. Maple River, Jtev. Lao Lenz outlined the gen-1 reported for induction into the Committee In charge of furthering better acquaintance between members and faculty of the school includes Ml-, and Mrs. Har01 d eral goals of the organization for the coming year. First general meeting of the Quandt, St.-Mary's, U V :\f7T^& C &^ M and Mrs. Norbert Rupiper/H 01 y I school gym U. In the armed forces Wednesday, accord ing to the local Selective Service board office.. He went by 1 bus from Carroll to Omaha. -Loew is the S85th man inducted from the county since September, 1950. to be sent to a club in England as an international service project. P. F. Hansen was in charge of the program and William F. Ohde Jr., first president, presided. All five Manning members who have served as president sp6ke during the program. Also on the program were three Carroll club members — Dr. L.B, Westendorf, president; Bert Lockhart, president when Carroll helped organize Manning's club, and Pr. John E. Martin, who assisted in Ihe project. at their regular September meeting Tuesday night in the public high school building. An organizational meeting of the new committee will be held at the school on Tuesday evening, Sep confirmed Louis M. Gnam appeared on behalf of the local association of insurance agents to discuss liability insurance and additional insurance on school buildings, but no tember 17. and a meeting with i action was taken by the board Dean Walter Hammer of Esther-! Routine reports were given and ville Junior College on Tuesday evening, September 24. Dean Hammer will answer questions relative to the proposed establishment of a community college * in Carroll. " the resignation of Forrest Buck- bills allowed for the preceding month. / The meeting concluded with a tour of school buildings to see the new cafeteria entrance, window installations and other, summer renovations, Use Force to Bar Integration at Little Rock Unruly Crowd; Governor Insist* He's Not Defying a Federal Order LITTLE ROCK, Ark. MV-National guardsmen called out by Gov. Orval Faubus Wednesday forcibly prevented racial integration of Central High School and Faubus insisted at a news conference later that he is not defying a Federal Court order. The grim-faced soldiers, armed with rifles and carbines, turned back nine Negro students who tried to enroll at the 2,000-pupil all-white school. Control Jeering Crowd The troops controlled a disorderly crowd which jeered the Negroes, who were led by a well- dressed unidentified white man. Faubus maintained that his only purpose in calling out 250 white guardsmen Monday night was to "maintain peace and order." Referring to a decision by Federal Judge Ronald Davies Tuesday night ordering the Little Rock School Board to "proceed forthwith with integration" despite the presence of troops around the school, Faubus said Wednesday: "The governor of the state is tha preservator of peace, not a federal judge." Asked why local and state police could not deal with violence, if it occurred, Faubus said that "It is better to preserve peace than to quell disorders." An aide said Faubus had received about 500 telegrams since his mobilization of troops. More than 98 per cent favored the move, the governor's aide said. Faubus said at his news conference that Negroes were stopped Wednesday morning under his order?. The off-again, on-again integration of Central was an uncertain issue as classes began Wednesday. The state branch of the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People, after learning that the school board has given the green light to Negro students again Tuesday night, announced some would try to enroll. A crowd of some 300 whites milled about in front of the school shouting such phrases as "Nigger go back where you belong" but the whites made no attempt to harm the Negroes. Maj. Gen. Sherman T. Clinger, Arkansas adjutant general, said the guardsmen, all whites, were acting on the governor's orders. "Gov. Faubus has declared Central High off limits to Negroes," Clinger told newsmen. An unaccompanied 15-year-old Negro girl made the first attempt to cross through a line of about 200 soldiers standing shoulder-to- shoulder. As she repeatedly attempted to pass through the formation, an atjmed guardsman stepped forward and silently turned her back. 1 She was followed a few minutes, later by a Negro boy, also 15, who walked up to the guardsmen but made no attempt to pass. The Negroes were led by a well- dressed white man, who could not immediately be identified. The crowd of whites, which doit- Integration See Page 9 Lr. Richard Burns Returns; to Attend ISC Graduate School Richard* Burns, a lieutenant in the signal corps of the U.S. Army for two years, is home, following his discharge at Fort Sheridan, III.. Friday. He is spending two weeks with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Burns, before going to Ames, where he will be employed by the Men's Resident Association at Iowa State College while attending graduate school. He holds a B. S. degree in industrial psychology from lowg State. Lt. Burns spent the last year in Ankara, Turkey. Prior to that, ho was stationed in Frankfurt, Ger« many, for six months. If You Don't Have Your Paper by 6 p.m. Th«n dial 3573 . . . «nd wt 'll s«« that you gat ent, HOW' EVER, WE WOULD LIKE TO ASK YOU NOT TO CALL BE. FORE THAT TIME. BECAUSE IN MANY CASES, BETWEEN 5 P. M. AND 6 P. M. 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