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C —^ • - rp* .... - - arroll Daily Times Herald Vol. 90—No. 236 Carroll, Iowa, Wednesday, October 7, 1959—Sixteen Pages Delivered by Carrier Boy Each «•» f SIngl« Evening for 35 Cent* Par Week Copy Driver Walks Away Unhurt— No injury was suffered by the driver, John Schnrfenkump, 21, Route Z, Carroll, when the car shown above rammed into the side of a Chicago Great Western freight train on a crossing one mile southwest of Lidderdale about 10:25 p.m. Tuesday. The front end of the 1955 Ford car was demolished when it came in contact with the sixth and seventh freight cars near the rear of the train. Railroad officials said a step was torn off one car and a step was bent on another car. The engineer, F. E. Sharp, Clarion, made a five- minute halt in Carroll to inspect the damage. Scharfenkamp was alone in the northbound car at the time of the accident. (Sheriff's Office Photo) Seek Tighter Control Over Drunken Drivers DES MOINES (AP) — State Safety Commissioner Donald Slal- ton said Wednesday he has asked the Iowa- Highway Patrol to develop a special enforcement program to tighten control over drunken drivers on state highways. Station said he took the action after discovering license revocations for drunken driving have declined 25 per cent in Iowa during the past seven years. "There has been a decrease every year since 1952," Station said. "I can't believe it is because Separated Twins Face Crucial Time PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The newly separalecl Slubblefield Siamese twins were alive loday, bul a medical spokesman said il was "nip and luck" for Ihe Ihree- monlh-old girls. "They are gelling along as well as can be expecled," said a spokesman for Ihe Universily of Oregon Medical School Hospital, where the five-hour operation was performed Tuesday. The operation was termed a success but doctors said the 24 to 48 hours following surgery would be the most crucial period. The delicate operation was performed by a learn of 17. As ex- pecled, they found thai the twins had a common breastplale, and a liver bridge. The twins — named Jeanett Kim and Dennett Linn — were born face to face, and were joined at the abdomen. The parents are Mr. and Mrs. .lames Stubblefield of Parma, Idaho. there are fewer drinking drivers on our highways. "With regislrations, travel and enforcement increasing every year, you would expect license revocations for operating a molor vehicle while intoxicated to increase also," he said. "The problem of the drinking driver is big enough to get special attention," Stalton said. "Records indicate at least 30 per cent of the drivers involved in fatal accidents in Iowa had been drinking." Stallon said there were 2,802 revocations of licenses for drunken driving in 1952 and 2,081 in 1958. Final Arguments in Damage Action Closing arguments were underway in District Court here Wednesday morning in the $20,000 auto accident damage suit brought by Frank Mayer, Route 1, Carroll, against Roger Hagedorn, Manning, Alfred J. Klocke, clerk of court said. Witnesses for the plaintiff in the trial included Dr. Josef R. Martin, Charlene Mayer, Betly Wurzer and Donald Mayer, all of Carroll; Mrs. Frank Mayer, Route 1, Carroll; and Ben Klocke, Dedham. Witnesses for the defendant included Kenneth Fogleman and Ernest Grimm, both of Manning. The suit was brought in connection wilh an auto accident about three-quarters of a mile south of Carroll on Feb. 28, 1958. The Weather JOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy, warmer west Wednesday night and southeast Thursday. Lows Wednesday night in the 50s. Turning colder with occasional rain extreme northwest late Thursday, highs 65-75. Occasional rain or showers and colder Friday. Seek Contributions for Children's Society Letters asking for the annual contributions from Carroll residents to the Iowa Children's Home society have been mailed. The home, lo- caled In Des Moines, houses and places children from all over the state. Carroll contributions may be FIVE-DAY IOWA FORECAST Tompuniturus will average slightly below normal Thursday through next Monday. Afternoon highs will be mostly in the lower fiOs. Pearly morning lows will be in the lower 40s. Colder about Friday and Saturday, followed by a slow warming (rend after Sunday. Precipitation will average .25 to .75 of an inch in intermittent rain or showers about Friday and Saturday. mailed to Mrs. Paul Pascoe, 1522 Simon Ave., who serves as local chairman. This year she was assisted in the mailing by Beta Upsilon chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha sorority, who have made this one of their projects for several years. Mrs. Pascoe feels that many local persons who have not been on the society's mailing list will want to send an amount of money for this cause. Bayard Man Urges Road Tax Reform DES MOINES (AP)—The president of the League of Iowa Municipalities said Wednesday the most pressing need for reform in the laws of Iowa is in the field of distribution of road use tax money. Kenneth Robinson of Bayard, speaking at the opening session of. the league's meeting, said important steps already have been taken in the Legislature's creation of a Roads Study Committee. "This committee has a myriad of fields in which it is empowered and required to investigate," Robinson said. "However, everyone knows that this committee was formed primarily for the purpose of studying the distribution of the road use tax money." Recommendations Robinson, in a prepared statement, also asked that: Surveys be made into county and city spending of stale and federal funds with specific conclusions as to whether or not there is sufficient supervision over expenditure of these funds. Highway costs per vehicle mile be ascertained, and the information used to determine projected costs of future construction and maintenance. A complete study be made concerning the advisability of dividing the stale inlo .dislricls and splitting road money into districls. A survey be made showing the percenlage of license fees paid by urban and rural vehicle owners. A study be made to determine if Iowa speed zones are realistic. Robinson also said a tentative budget of $189,000 for the coming year has been approved by the league. Urge Higher Dues The league's "big city group" got off lo an early start in the meeting Tuesday night by recommending higher dues to permit the hiring of another assistant to the cxeculive director. Steel Talks Hopelessly Stalemated Union Will Fight Against Use of T-H Injunction PITTSBURGH, Pa. (API-United Steelworkers Presidenl David J. McDonald sent his Wage Policy Commiltee home today. He said steel slrike settlement prospects appeared hopeless. McDonald indicated he felt the next step will be for President Eisenhower to invoke the Taft- Hartley Act to end the strike for an 80-day period. But McDonald said the union will fight any such court injunction in the courts. But he pledged the union, failing to upset an injunction, would "obey the law of the land." No Hope The union chief said there was nothing in the steel negotiations picture to "indicate hope for settlement in the near future." In slrongly opposing use of Taft- Hartley, McDonald again called for appointment by Eisenhower of a public fact-finding board to sift the strike issues and recommend a settlement solution. Eisenhower has expressed distaste for such a board bul has said he would name one if the industry joined the union in endorsing the idea. The industry has indicated any White House intervention should be the Taft-Hartley procedure. Under Taft-Harlley a board of inquiry would be confined to making a factual report on the situation and would be barred from making any settlement proposals. Dispersal of the union's 170-man Wage Policy Committee underlined the union's disbelief in a negotiated strike solution. Neither was there any ray of optimism on the industry side. Fruitless Session Six top industry executives, led by Chairman Roger M. Blough of U.S. Steel Corp., met with McDonald in a fruitless session Tuesday night. The union leader dismissed the decision - making wage policy group after a 25-minute session in which he reported on his "summit" meeting Tuesday night with six top executives of the steel industry. The committee must act on all contracl malters and usually is kept on call only as long as there Way for Injunction- Dock Hearing Ends With Appeal to Find Solution WASHINGTON (AP) — President Eisenhower's emergency fact-finding board completed a fast public hearing today on the strike of East and Gulf Coast stevedores with an appeal to the parties to resume bargaining at once and hammer out a solution. Chairman Guy Farmer, told newsmen he expects that "barring something we cannot foresee, we will file a report tomorrow. This could — chooses—set cedures Eisenhower pro- Labor Act which would load (o i bring a b out a peaceful settle- a federal court order enjoining the seven-day-old strike for 80 days of cooling off and bargaining. The hearing was finished in one hour and 45 minutes. Won't Solve Problem As it ended, Farmer reminded spokesmen of the striking International Longshoremen's Assn. and the waterfront employers that Taft-Hartley will not bring! in "wholesale" about any solution of this dis- jobs. ment," Spokesmen for both sides agreed — but (heir positions, as outlined in sharp and hostile terms to the three-man panel, gave little promise of early agreement. In presenting their case to the panel the stevedores contended employer demands would result elimination of pute." He urged the parties to "make every effort to get together to Management came back with an accusation that the walkout is an "irresponsible and illegal" Steel See Page 15 MARIO LANZA Mario Lanza Dies; Film, Singing Star ROME (AP) — American tenor Mario Lanza died loday in a Rome hospital. Lanza had been in the hospital for about a week, reportedly for treatmenl of a minor illness. A friend said he had suffered a hearl allack and died shorlly af- ler noon. He was 38. Lanza Iwo years ago 'undertook a new movie career in Europe af- ler several years of conlroversial TV Show Rigged, Consultant Asserts WASHINGTON (AP) — A public pel, a former "Twenty-One" con- relations consultant for producers testant who told of being supplied Bulletin CAIRO (AP)—Premier Abdel Karim Kassem, Iraq's strongman Premier, was shot in the shoulder today, Baghdad Radio reported. 55 Pastors Registered For Sessions Fifty-five Presbyterian ministers from the western half of Iowa are in Carroll for the two-day event at the Carroll church. Registration began at 11 o'clock. Three -out-of-state speakers are conducting the school, including Dr. Andrew Newcomer Jr., secretary for the central area division of evangelism of the United Presbyterian Church; the Rev. George Parkinson, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Canton, Ohio, and Dr. James Martin of the Presbyterian Church at Jackson, Mich. These three speakers conducted a similar school Monday and Tuesday in Cedar Rapids for ministers in the eastern part of Iowa. Men who have come from some distance are being housed overnight in the homes of church members. Women of the Presbyterian Women's Organization and of the Presbyterian Guild are arranging lo serve the four meals to the out-of-town guests for the school. The Rev. Allan M. Peterson is host paslor. aclivity in Ihe Uniled States. A Philadelphia boy, Lanza vaulted lo fame wilh Ihe film "The Greal Caruso." He earned $1,100,000 in one year, more lhan half of it in phonograph records. In 1952 he was about the hottest thing in U.S. show business. Two years later he was in debt lo the Uniled States government and having a hard time finding bookings. One of the reasons was that he got too fat for romantic parts. "He was a sick man," . his friend Irving Aronson said of the period in which Lanza ballooned in size, failed to fill a Las Vegas engagement and was accused of breaking a Hollywood movie con- lract. Lanza was born in the Lillle Ilaly seclion of Philadelphia. His real name was Alfredo Arnold Cocozza. He laler adopled his molher's name of Lanza for professional use. In Favorite Son Stand- See Squeeze Play in N.H. Primary CARROLL FORECAST Partly cloudy through Thursday. A little wanner Wednesday night, lows 50-55. Highs Thursday 65-70. The Weather in Carroll (I)iiily Temperatures Courtesy luwiil'iiblii; Service Company) Yesterday's high 70 Yesterday's low 47 At 7 a.m. today _ 52 At 10 a.m. loday - 56 Weather A Year Ago- Light rain full in the morning a year ago today. Temperatures ranged from a high of 77 to a low of 62, By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans wondered today whether a political squeeze play is developing in New Hampshire that could LITTLE L.IX When a woman gets along with her mother-in-law it is probably because she can't afford a baby sitter. affect the 1960 GOP presidential nomination contest. Gov. Wesley Powell said Tuesday he is prepared to support Sen, Styles Bridges (R-NH) as a favorite son candidate. That came as chilling news for supporters who have been trying to get New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller into the state's presidential next March. primary There is speculation that if the senator were to let his name go into the primary, there would not be much room left for either Rockefeller or Vice President Richard M. Nixon to enter the contest. Since Bridges is tabbed as an out-and-out Nixon supporter, a favorite son delegation could be expected to throw its support to the vice president party convention. at the July On the other hand, Nixon's friends were obviously disappointed by Powell's fresh declaration at a news conference that he is maintaining neutrality between Nixon and Rockefeller. Asked to evaluate their qualifications for the presidential nom- inaliqn the governor said he regards them so far as equal. Because Powell protege of and Steers Killed In Auto Accident Two steers were killed outright and a third steer was later destroyed after they were hil by a car north of the Storm Creek bridge on the Lidderdale road early Wednesday morning, the sheriff's office said. Merlin G. Johnson, Breda, driver of the car was not reported injured. The steers were owned by Vernal Onken, Lidderdale. of Ihe TV quiz program "Twenly One" testified today the show was rigged. At the same time, the witness Alfred Davis, said an allorney ad vised his public relations firm no to tell the truth to New York au thorities invesligaling charges lhat conleslants were given ques tions and answers in advance. Davis identified the atlorney as Edwin Slote of New York. Deceived NBC In effect, Davis said his firm and Barry and Enright Inc., own ers of the quiz program, had de ceived the National Broadcasling Co. by not telling Ihem Ihe truth NBC was the network thai car ried "Twenty-One," one of th< biggest quiz shows until it col lapsed last year after charges i was rigged. Davis was the leadoff wilnes on the second day of an inquiry by the House legislative oversigh subcommittee into quiz show scan dais, 'Get out of Town' Under questioning, Davis said Slote had advised him to get out of town afler aulhorilies began looking inlo the charges against the program. "Where did he advise you to go?" asked Robert W. Lishman, subcommillee counsel. "As far away as possible," Davis replied. Davis testified that publication by New York newspapers of stories aboul alleged rigging of Ihe program had led to a series of meetings in 1957 and 1958 allended by represenlalives of Ihe producers, Davis' own company and NBC. NBC Statement Afterward, he said, NBC issued a statement that it had found the charges baseless and had complete confidence in the inlegrity of the show. Davis was asked whether his company and the Barry and Enright organization had not made every efforl lo deceive NBC. "I would have lo say yes," he replied. "We did not make* any great effort to deceive them, but we did not enlighten them." with questions and answers and of being lold when to answer incorrectly. He said lhal Stempel was "off Hearing See Page 15 Lunik Goes Round Moon, Still in Orbit BULLETIN MOSCOW (AP)—Russia's Lunik soared 78,750 miles beyond the moon today and is expected to keep going three more days before starting its return toward earth, Tass reported tonight. MOSCOW (AP)—Lunik III, the Soviet Union's newest space traveler, apparently was continu ing on its planned orbit today after rounding the moon, but the Soviets so far have not said what it found on the other side. Word of what the flying laboratory observed on the face of the moon never seen by man may come after Lunik's next transmission of data, scheduled from 9 o 10 a.m. Eastern Standard Time oday. A Soviet announcement Tues- lay night said the cosmic rocket reach a point 7,000 kilometers— ,349.6 miles — from the moon at 9:16 a.m. Eastern Standard ime Tuesday and then "kept its movement turning around the moon." By noon, the announcement onlinued, Ihe rocket was 15,000 violation of an agreement to extend for 15 days the contract which expired Sept. 30. Louis Waldman, attorney for the International Longshoremen's Association got in first with the argument about job elimination. Automation Issue He told the panel in a statement that the employers wanted a free hand in automation of cargo handling methods. In the last? three years, Waldman said, automation has "threatened to deprive ILA members of substantial numbers of jobs." Following Waldman, Alexander P. Chopin, chairman of the New York Shipping Assn. Inc., told the fact-finders his organization and the ILA agreed lo Ihe contract extension last Wednesday. Within two or Ihree hours Ihereafter, he said, New York Local 791 voted to defy the exlension pact. He quoled William V. Bradley, ILA presidenl, as slating lhat the strike was in support of Gulf port locals which had no such extension agreement. The waterfront employers originally withheld any wage offer but finally came up wilh proposals for a Ihree-year conlract with money increases of 20 cents an hour in Ihe first year, 5 cenls in the second year, and 5 cents in the third year. The union was to allocate the sum among higher wages, pension and welfare contributions, holidays and vacations. But the offer was conditioned, Waldman said, on union agreement lo a cut in the size of long- shore working gangs, below the present 20-man figure, and agreement that the employers could institute any new operations they desired. Union Demands The union's demands, Waldman said, include a 40 cent wage increase; a guarantee of more work daily; a guaranteed pension of ?100 a month, compared with what he said is a present pension of $65; an additional 6-cent hourly contribution to the welfare fund; an additional 6-cent hourly contribution to Ihe welfare fund; and 6 cenls hourly additional to be contributed to the fund for clinics and hospitals. In New York the ILA protested the Taft-Harlley aclion, bul a Dock Strike .... See Page 15 Yule Preview Plans to be Made ilomelers — 9,320.5 miles—from lie moon's surface and conlinu- ng "on its predetermined orbit." 'his was supposed to take it on round the moon and into a long val orbit around the earth at the ther end. At that time, the Soviets said, ha Lunik was 230,925 miles from lie earth, over the Atlanlic )cean. British scientists listening in on Plans for a Chrislmas preview lo be held somelime Ihis fall under auspices of Ihe Retail Bureau of the Chamber of Commerce will be made at a bureau meeling in the Hi-Way Cafe at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Purpose of the preview will be to show merchandise . to be offered for Christmas shopping. The com- milee will reporl at tomorrow's meeting on selection of a location and dates of the preview will be decided. The Professional Bureau will hold a luncheon meeting Thursday he satellite during ils long jour He said he has no reason to ' ney were mystified Tuesday when noon in the Gold Room at the Burke believe thai NBC al any lime was I Lunik's steady beep suddenly Molor Inn, and Ihe Finance, Utili- aware the "Twenty-One" program changed to a rhylhmic fading and ties, Transportation, Industries and was fixed. Davis was mony Tuesday by Herbert Stem- I hind the moon. swelling. This occurred about the asked about tesli- time il was scheduled lo pass be- Builders Bureau will meet in the Chamber of Commerce office at 8 p.m. Thursday. is a former administrative Nixon's governor assistanl to Bridges, backers had hoped the would be on their side. But Powell may face a stiff fight for renomination and reelection next year. Some New 3 Accident- Patients Brought to Hospital James Tegels, 26, of Maple River lost two fingers of his right hand while at work with a table saw and Paul Schwabe, 29, of Arcadia cut three fingers of his left hand in a farm accident Wednesday morning. Tegels was brought to St. Anthony Hospital at 9:15 a.m. and Schwabe at 10:15 a.m. Miss Nellie Hickey, 88, of Vail suffered a broken hip Wednesday morning and was brought to St. Anthony Hospital at 11:45 a.m. JoAnn Schoenjahn ISU Queen Finalist AMES — JoAnn Schoenjahn is among 24 finalists for homecoming ,.-. . c i«een at Iowa State University. Hampshire politicians thought his> The queen will be crowned during comment about Bridges might be i homecoming activities Oct. 23 - 24 a means of sidestepping a direct • Miss Schoenjahn is the daughter of presidential stand now to await, Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Schoenjahn further developments. j 1721 Carroll St., Carroll. Country Omelet Eggs were splattered all over a road near Ti-in- plcton Tuesday after a truck involved in a collision was wrecked, sending the driver to St. Anthony Hospital. However, Norbert F. Kasperbauer. 19, of Templeton, was later dismissed. The truck and a station wagon pulling a trailer collided at the (op of a rise In the county road. Al J. Truhe, 58, of Carroll, wag driving the car. He WHS not hurt. The truck belongs to the Crete, man Produce Co. of Templeton. (Sheriff's Office 1'luito.)

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