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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 25, 1954, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH OWANS Nil G H i 0 R S HOME EDITION AMouIaled Vtett and Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JANUARY 25 This Iapcr Consist ot Two One One Afons Opinion A Radio Commentary W EARL HALL Monoging Editor Please Dont Sell Yourself Short MORE than once in the past Ive maintained that the greatest need of safety today is effective evangelismnot more technicians its been my contention that all of us KNOW how to live and drive safely what we need is a or a make us put into practice what we know In his visit with you Ill be offering a sequel to that story Its something Ive borrowed maybe the owners consent might be a belter way to put it I should explain right now Its the text of a talk presented to a Wash ington DC audience of young business men by one of the coun trys topflight authorities in the field of traffic safety Hes been my good personal friend for a great many years From this point on he voice will be mine but the words will belong to Norman Damon vice president of the Automotive Safely Founda tion with headquarters in our na tional capital H you listen care fully you will be impressed with the important role YOU can play in the task of making America a safer and therefore a happier na tion Now for a long quote But We Go On WhlsHins If you and I had been able t6 warn the more than 150 persons killed and the nearly 10000 in jured In Metropolitan Washington traffic last year that they were likely to be involved in a traffic accident within the year each probably would have asked WHO ME And your reaction today no doubt would be the same WHO ME We are whistling our way past graveyards inthe dark Acci dents happen to somebody leastwe like tothinkso But to another person you are one of the somebody clscs to whom accidents happen fr Accidents congestion Ing problems are nott generalities which you can forever hold off at arms length They are specifically your personal problems You as an individual are responsible for their solution You may say I say You arc the one who helps create congestion every time you drive You are the one who adds to the parking problem You are the one who nms the risk of accidents You pay taxes forstreet and highway facilities You pay insurance for protection against the dangers you helped create You cant escape your responsibility You cant let do he is still looking to you to do it They Cant Do It All Personally Im getting a little tired ofhearingpeople say its a job for the police the traffic en gineer or some official agency Public officials cannot do the whole job They can carry out only what you want done and arc will ing to pay for It takes and you are the key member of the team I like the story of the colored parson who upon visiting one of the brethren of his church found him busy in his garden back of the house It was a beautifully kept garden with not a weed in sight My my the parson exclaimed This sbo is a fine garden you and the Lawd has got here Yassuh Parson the good Russia Britain France Tell Views for Ending Cold Wa i r rr Returning to Ciyilizorion Hemingway Wife Survive Two Air Wrecks in Africa HUMAN PYRE IN AUTO WRECKBritish race drTver Eric Forest Greene his clothing aflame from burning gaso line follows a fleeing Argentine policeman from the wreck of Jus sports car after it caught fire during the Buenos Aires international sports car race Greene was reported m serious condition from burns SfemtoStern Overhaul Ike Gives Congress 8 Point Plan on Housing WASHINGTON Monday gave Congress an eighUjSoint program for revising federal hous ing laws with the declared aim of providing good housing tngoodneighborhoods for every American nousmig urged authorization of four more years of public housing with 140000 new units to be started The rate 35000 a year is the now authorized But this program the President said in a special message to Con gress should be coupled with a new and experimental plan to en courage private enterprise to meet the needs of low income families The government should underwrite longertermmortgages with lower down payments for families left homeless by slum clearance he brother agreed it sho is But you shoulda seen it when the Lawd was wukking it by Hlsself The ordinary individual is in dined to feel that his opinions carry little weight He may believe strongly in a course of action but feel powerless to initiate it This is a typical attitude t Each of you has not only the re sponsibility but the power to bring about solution of public problems WHO ME YOU I am hot implying that any one of you working alone or that a handful of individual crusaders can do the entire job But that handful or you alone can provide the the Initiative that enlists thousands oL others in a crusade for progress Whon PulUd The speaker at ahuge religious rally asked thatallthe lights be extinguished leaving thevast au ditorium 1n total darkness The lit asingle match It stood out bright andclear the focal point of thousands of eyes But it stood aloneandHt up only small portion of that great space CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 said The Major Overhaul proposed stem to stern overhaul of the housing program should be based Eisenhower said on full and effective utilization of our competitive economy The President said The federal government must provide aggressive and positive leadership At the same time ac tions and programs must be avoid ed that would make our citizens increasingly dependent upon the federal government to supply their housing needs Calling for slum eradication and a newhome building level high enough to insure the economic and social well being of our coun try Eisenhower said I am convinced hat every American family canhave a de cent homeifthe builders lenders and communities and the local state andfederal governments as well as individual citizens will put their abilities and determination energetically to the task Calls For He called Federal loan funds totaling700 million dollars andmoney for grants up4o 250million dollars to be made available to cities to reno vate decaying areas andeliminate existingslumsri 5 4 Federal Housing Administration mortgage insurance io helphome owners rehabilitate aging houses in declining t v financing for the purchase of old houses as favorable to the buyer asthe downpayment and mortgage terms on new Chouses Increasing the FHAloan insur ance forrepair and modernization from to andgiving homeowners five years instead of Manslaughter Trial Opens Wallace Charged in Auto Deaths Trial of Patrick Wallace 25 918 9lh N E got under way in Judge William District Court Monday pn a charge of man slaughter Wallace was indicted by the grand jury in connection with the death of Roger E Lewis 21 Nora Springs and Robert James Mooneyham 19547 9th S E when the car which Wallace was driving went out of control at the curve on Highway 65 opposite the American Crystal Sugar plant The accident happened Nov 15 ihorllyafter midnight as the youths werereturning from Manly Also in the car was Robert M Mor 20 Marble Rock who was Injured as was Wallace Wallace and his motherMrs A J Wallacewhile the jury wasbe ing picked sat behind M LI Mason and John Stone rthe counsel ap winled by Judge Butter todefend the youthat the countys expense Also in the courtroom was Arthur ewis father of one of the youths killed He is afarmer 4VS miles northeast of Rockford Trying the case for the stale are County Attorney Robert H Shepard and his assistant Hughes J Bryant f injury and were on their way back to civilization Monday The 55yearold Hemingway and his fourth wife the former Mary Welsh of Chicago 111 crashed first in a char airplane Saturday while Gillette Asks on a big Probe Into Coffee Deals Tax Relief for Group Is Voted WASHINGTON UftSen Gillett Dlowa Monday asked the Feder al Trade Commission to investigat coffee importers and distributor in the United States I feel said Gillette in a lette there is ampl the belief tha three yearsto repay On i Down M Manufactured Show Steady1 Growth OOP St On Brickcr 2 ATTORNEY DIES If j1 OBoyd 78 KcoJcuk attorney died Sunday after a lengthy illness to the agency justification for much of the recent drastic rise in coffee prices is due more to cer tain gambling andVpeculativ practices than to economic fai tors ofsupply and demand fells of Letter Gillette told of the letter in speech prepared for delivery 01 the Senate floor in which he callec the current coffee price jump an inexcusable situation w hi c h is rapidly approaching the intoler able The senator said he realized the importance of coffee exports to the economy of South American coun tries which grow it Primirv Concern But our primary concern is to see that our JJ S consumers are not made the victims of specula tive practices at home or abroad that place an unjust burden on our American families he said In other congressional action the House Ways and Means Commit tee voted to give i special tax treat ment to widows widowers and le gaily separated persons who have to hire nurses orbaby sitters to take care of small children Cahalan Memorial Mass Is Wednesday ROCKWELL Solemn requiem high memorial Mass for Sgt Daniel E Cahalan will at am Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church at Rockwell Miltary rites also are planned Sgt Cahalan died in a North Korean prison camp April 26 1951 according to word from the Defense Department He was taken prisoner Feb 12 1951 Lawyer Seeks State Job NORTHWOOD tf Lawrence E PSummer 44 Northwdod attorney has announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for at torney general Plummer Worth County attorney from 194052 is the first Democrat to announce for the post in the June primary on a big game expedition in the wild upper Nile country three miles from Murchison Falls The plane was only slightly dam aged and the Hemingways were rescued by a launch carrying tour sts from Murchison Falls Sunday Deep in Jungles They were brought to Butiaba on the shores of Lake Albert deep in the jungles of East Central Africa There they boarded a rescue plane which crashed and burned as it attempted to take off Again the Hemingways and the crew were not injured This time they were taken to Masindi by a police rescue party and then headed by road for En tebbe where the nearest airfield is located This was 175 nules south on the north shore of famed Lake r Earlier Judge pilot of a British Overseas Airways Corporation BOAC plane had sighted thewreckage of the orig inal crash and reported no sign of life although he felt the Hem ingways had survived The plane was not badly dam HEMINGWAY AND WIPE Novelist Ernest way and his wife who survived two plane crashes in Africa are shown as they looked when they arrived in New York several years ago aboard the liner lie de France Henry Wallace Scheduled to Speak Here Feb 23 on Farm i P roblems 600toBe Giadsts Dulles to Air Plans on Tuesday Big 4 Meeting Is in Recess BERLIN Soviet Union Britain and France laid down their views Monday on how to cure Eu ropes cod war ills and the Big Four foreign ministers conference then recessed until Tuesday The first days session lasted nearly four hours U S Secretary of State John Foster Dulles presided as chair man of the first session He reserved the views of the U S gov ernment for Tuesday Locked Chamber Closeted in Jthe locked main chamber of the old fourpower Allied Control Authority Building in the American sector of divided Berlin the top statesmen of the EastWest world heard A plea by France to negate Ger man militarism by enveloping a united country within the frame work of a peaceful Western com munity of nations and a sugges tion that German and Austrian problems be settled before any dis cussion of Asiatic questions A proposal by Britain to search for furtherAfresh guarantees to Moscow that sae is was no aged he said There ign of human life but six big elephants were prowling around he plane Missing Judc said he made a refueling top at Entebbe and was told the Hemingways Cessna monoplane lad been missing since noon of imthe West T i Russias master ot diplomatic Henry A Wallace former Vice President of the United M Molotov btates former US Secretary of Agricultureand Secretary brought up the wjtn final ot still remembered in North Iowa as F I QQ Wallaces speak in Mason City JP f I At a noon luncheon in Holy Family AuditoriumGOO North BMaln an 23 The original crash occurred bout 400 miles northwest of the nowy peak of Kilimanjaro which he whitebearded Hemingway im mortalized in the short story The nows of Kilimanjaro It later vas made into a movie Hemingway who won the Pulit er Prize for fiction in 1953 with is short novel The Old Man and The Sea started writing as a re orter on the Kansas City Star hen he was 19 Born in Oak Park HI July 21 898 Hemingway seemed fated to ead a life of adventure Runs Away When his father tried to make im a doctor he ran away from ome at the age of 15 A strapping footer he wanted to be a prize ghter However he returned home fin ihed high school went to work for le Star and the same and went IcTltaly with a Red ross ambulance unif He trans rred to the Italian infantry and After the war he settled in Paris s anewspaper correspondent and arted his writing in earnest His ork generally was ignored until is A Farewell To Arms ap eared in 1929 It was an instant t and the short staccato style of is sentences became the model r a generation of writers He went to the Spanish Civil War 5 a correspondent in the 1930 1 U4J14 7 I j ot still remembered in North Iowa as the atlon the day Tell Proposals Frances Georges Bidault and uiij s Antuony Eden Jsid their iowans will be guests of the United Home Bank and Trust governmental policy declarations on the square table of the Big Four parley soon after the foreign ministers formally convened in the American sector Allied Control Au thority Building The West seized the initiative in presenting its case as U S Secre tary of State John Foster Dulles presided in the role of temporary chairman The FrenchBritish stand back ing up Dulles previous policy statements ran sharply counter to the views expected from Soviet Foreign Minister V M Molotov Bidault touched off the brass tacks discussions with an assertion that the conference should be con fined to German unity and an Aus trian peace treaty Moscow has al ready said meeting should be the springboard for talking about Asia too with Red China taking part The West is standing solidly against this Purely Defensive The French minister declared the belief of Paris that a United Germany linked to a Western fam ily of nations that is purely defen sive in character is the surest way to prevent rebirth of ancient Prus sian militarism Moscows rage over the North Atlantic Pact and German participation in European defense has been something less than secret Eden followed Bidault with a declaration proposing free elec tions to form an allGerman As sembly which in turn would form an allGerman government Then Company of Mason City which s sponsoring Wallaces ap pearance at a Farm Forum Wallace will discuss agricultural conditions and problems from a nonpolitical viewpoint said E W Jlark thebank president and the Farm Forum is open to anyone who wishes to come Wallaces address at approxi mately 1 p m will be followed by a panel discussion How shall we deal with increased production costs in a time of fluctuating in come Members of Panel Members of the panel will include three North Iowa farmers a farm er banker and an agricultural economistThe entire Farm Forum is expected to close by 3 p m or soon after according to Kermit Hansen assistant cashier who is planning the session An attempt will be made to have varied points of view representec on the panel Hansen said and z full discussion of all is planned There will be no attempt however to reach a conclusion and no reso lutions are to be proposed or adopted Wallace one of the nations fore most students of agricultural econ To McCarthys Subcommittee Major Bid for Demo Return WASHINGTON 1J S e n Mc Carthy RWis said Monday the Senate Investigations Subcommit tee has rescinded his absolute Wringfiring powers overthesub committees staff in a Democrats to end their six months boycott of the subcom mittee and return McCarthy said the actionwas taken at a closeddoor meeting at three rebelling Demo in as observers He said be thought we have removed the main to the Democrats return but the Democrats reserved immediate comment told a news conference his allRepublican subcommittee and the Democratic former mem bers agreed to meet again Monday afternoon and that he hoped to reach a complete settlement then Sens McClellan Sy mington DMo and Jackson D who quit the subcommittee In a body last July sat In on Mon day mornings 20 jninule sesstaa Before the committee meeting McCarthy took the stand thatin vestigating committees being merged should be expanded to help carry out their individual inquiries Some members of Congress have suggested t h a t consolidation of some of the inquiries into Commu nism and other fields might avoid duplication McCarthy in a foreword to an interim report from his subcom mittee took the opposite view omics for nearly half a century will come to Mason City from his appearance atthe National Farm Institute in Des Moines the pre vious Saturday The entire program here is in tended to be educational explained Clark intend the forum as a public service to benefit our farm ing community Economic prob lems including management anc creditwillbe1 discussed from the farmers standpoint Lives Mn Seclusion WaIIacehaslived in seclusion on lis experimentalpoultry and berry farm at South Salem N Y since hisbreak iml950 with theProgres siveParty which he headed as presidential candidate in the 1948 election Advocate previouslyof a friendly attitude toward Russia he com pletelyrepudiated1 the Progresses and Russia after t the invasion of Korea Ontthe day the party issued a statement opposing U S inter ventioninKorea Wallace issued the following statement want to rhakeit clear that when Russia the United States and the UnitedJfations Appeal to force Iam on the United StatesnamlthelUnitedNations Un doubtedlythe Russianscottld have prevented the attack by the North Koreans and undoubtedly they could now stop the attack any time they t I hold no brief for the past ac HENRY A WALLACE tions of either the United States or Russia butwhen my country is at war and the United Nations sanctions that war I am on the side of my country and the United Nations Russias Literary Gazette in cluded Wallace on its list of en emies ofc humanity in the autumn of 1950T About The Weather Mason City Cloudy through Tues day Light snow Monday night and Tuesday Iowa Tuesday snow sleet or freezing rain north Minnesota Snow and not quite so cold through Tuesday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday he said would be the time to nego tiate a peace treaty Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 9 0 3 25 17 yfoden Man Dies in Auto Accident at Intersection SAME MAGK FLAG MKAMS IN U MKTMV WODENHerman P Nordrnan about 60 ot Woden was killed in an automobilecollision at a high way intersectionsix miles south and one mile west of Woden at am Monday Suffering minor injuries were Merle Wilbur Johnson of driver of car and War ren PhiHips of Woden in the Nordman car Deputy SJMSriff RE of Garner who Investigated the crash saidNordman never re gained coMctousoesaf Both kears were badly da mated in the crash Over the four auto death vV   

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