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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 28, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI MIWSFAnt THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH 10 WANS NIIGHIOKS HOME EDITION VOL LXI Auoclatwi PrcM and Doited Prvu FuU WirM Sera CenU Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 21 Thli Paper CouiitU ol Two ff Chinese May Get U N Truce Talk Bid Ask Formosa Vote by Nightfall WASHINGTON flSenate lead ers pressed Friday for quick ap proval of President Eisenhowers Formosa defense policy but critics indicated they wanted to do some more talking I think the vote must come by said Sen Knowland of California the Republican leader It would be bad psycho logically to continue the He thus took the same line as that voiced Thursday by Chair man George DGa of the Sen ate Foreign Relations Committee George told the Senate it should not use trifling amendments or long delays to rob the resolu tion of its psychological impact The resolution which would give advance approval to the measures Eisenhower deems nec essary to protect Formosa and the Pescadores Islands passed the House Tuesday 4093 That the Senate will also ap prove was conceded by almost everyone The only question was when Sen Clements acting majority leader said he would hold the Senate in session Fri day night or order a Saturday session if that would bring a fi nal vote Knowland and Chairman Rus sell DGa of the Armed Serv ices Committee said they thought some of the steam had been tak en out of the opposition by a statement issued Thursday by the White House Sen Morse IndOre con tended on the other hand that the statement is a tacit admis sion that the resolution is broad enough to give advance author ization to make a preventive war strike at the China main land The statement said Eisenhow er at a conference with military officials had made it clear that U S forces in the area of Chi ang Kaisheks Formosa were designed purely for defensive Any decision to use United States forces other than in im mediate selfdefense or in di rect defense of Formosa and the Pescadores would be a decision which he Eisenhower would take and the responsibility for which he has not the White House said The statement was intended as a reply to criti cism by some senators that the resolution might open the way for Chiang to drag this country into war with Red China or that a preventive war might be launched by some impetuous American officer Call Travel Ban U S Forbids Kin to Make China Journey Swea City Pair Cite Let Down SWEA CITYMr and Mrs Har old Fischer said Thursday nigh our governmenthas made a ter rible mistake in forbidding rela lives of 17 imprisoned American to visit Communist China The Fischers werenotified by th State Department Thursday of Sec Dulles reluctant decisio to deny them passports It was a terrible let down Mrs Fischer said She and he husband were among the first t accept a recent Chinese invitatib for relatives of American prisoner to see their kinfolk in Red prisons Mrs Fischer had wired Secre tary of State Dulles only Wednes day seeking permission She sai we feel it is imperative to accep the Chineseinvitation to speed re lease of our Wrong Attitude Their son Capt Harold Fische double jet ace has been a Red captive since April 1953 H was shot down over Korea I definitely think its the wronj Mrs Fischer said She added that they will continu making plans and be ready to go i the situation clears Among relatives of other prison ers there was a division of opinion over the announcement the Asso ciated Press reported Their com ment ran like this Rolland G Cameron Lincoln father of prisoner Lt Lyl was the logical thing to do in the first place regardless of the Formosa situation Mrs W G Parks Omaha moth of Lt Roland Parks Tha settles it We wont be going Mr and Mrs John W Thompson Orange parents of Airman John Thompson III Due to the world situation we dont think i would be wise to go No Good Purpose Philip D Fecteau Lynn Mass father of civilian Army employe Richard Fecteau Visits would serve no good purpose Well jus keep hoping like weve been doini the past few years Mrs Mary Elizabeth Weller Vaadi Clayton wife of Capt Eugene J Vaadi the cir cumstances it is better that fam ilies remain at home Irene Kiba Akron Ohio 16year old sister of still think someone should be able to go to see the boys Spokesmen for industrialist George Scrimshaw who had of fered to pay travel expenses for those who wished to go to China said they were not giving up Mrs Harry Benjamin Worthing ton mother of Harry Benjamin I dont know what to think Mrs Una Schmidt Boise Idaho wife of one of the Id like to go All of us would but it just wouldnt be safe Mr and Mrs Courtney Taylor Missoula inlaws of impris oned Capt Elmer F Llewelyn also of Missoula expressed disap pointment over the Dulles order Llewelyns Wife Marjorie was not available for comment NEW BONDS WASHINGTON ttVThe Treasury has announced it will issue a 40 year bond Feb 1 a move officially Signaling confidence that the busi downturn has ended This Farm Woman Now Is A SLIM JANE CHICAGO farm woman who shed 123 pounds of fat in one year bydieting was crowned champion weight loser Friday by TOPS a national womens reducing organization Mrs Esther Conradt 60 Appleton cut her weight from 315 pounds to 192 Her dress size narrowed from 56 fo 42 She said she got her biggest thrill when her 5yearold grand daughter climbed into her lap recently and said Grandma youve got such a nice big lap The other one always slided TOPS stands for Taking Off Pounds Scientifically Mrs Conradt received the award at the organizations third annual meeting at head quarters of the American Medical Assn Clough Sends Protest Storm of Protest Over Hoeghs on 106 Charges of intervention were levelled at Gov Leo Fri day in wake of his participation in a fourairline squabble for rights to serve six Iowa communities including Mason City The storm of protest meanwhile resulted in Hoeghs wiring the Civil Aeronautics Board a clarifying telegram on his position on air for the Iowa cities A The governor Thursday hac Youth Admits Stabbing at Reformatory DES MOINES WMelvin Wildt 21 a prisoner at the Anamos Mens Reformatory has admittec the stab slaying of Clifton Clauson another reformatory inmate Jan 19 R W Nebergall chief of th Iowa Bureau of Criminal Investi gation said Friday Clausens body was found in tin stoker room with a knife wount in the back Nebergall said Wildt made statement in which he admittc he slaying to get rid of Clauson sc that a prison friend of his could et the boilerroom job Nebergall said Wildt will be charged with murder in the Jone lounty District Court Wildt committed when he wai 9 has been serving a 10year term or breaking and entering from Boone County Nebergall said he has a police record dating back to 1951 when was sent to the Boys State Training School at Eldora for one year on a charge of assault to commit bodily injury First Bill Sent to Governor Hoegh DES MOINES wThe first bill o pass both houses of the Legis ature was sent to the governor for iis signature by the Iowa Senate riday The bill permits cities and owns to extend enforcement of city rdinances to municipal airports ven though the airports may nol e within the city limifs or adja ent to the city SAME BUek fli traffU la tt wired Chan Gurney CAB chair man in Washington urging that the board consider granting Ozark Air Lines a route across northern Iqwa which would serve Dubuque Clin ton Waterloo Mason City Fort Dodge and Sioux City Hoegh sent Gurney another tele gram Friday which he said clari fied his position The telegram read Wish to avoid any misunder standing as regard my telegram of Thursday Our concern is no with the present operation of Route 106 which is satisfactory We are anxious only that future operation of this route be maintained in the best interests of the people oJ Iowa We have no intention of sug gesting any particular airline to render this No Concern City Atty Ray E Clough of Ma son City said his community con curs with the CAB decision and does not like to have the Governor and the State Aeronautics Commis sion intervening in a matter which doesnt concern Clough said he believed Locke would be violating a state law pro hibiting the aeronautics commis sioner from taking sides between airlines He said Mason City had contacted Iowa Congressmen and Senators and the CAB advising them in effect that the governor and Locke do not represent Mason Citys views Called Illtgai Clough told the GlobeGazette the action sending the commis sioner to Washington was im proper and illegal and contrary to Iowa law He labelled it as improper in tervention by a state authority in a matter with which it is not con cerned He declared Mason City has always opposed a feeder car rier serving the area that the move was directly opposite to views al ready on record Route 106 from Sioux City via Mason City and Waterloo to Chi cago served by Braniff Interna tional Airlines recently was desig nated a trunk route by the CAB In the same ruling the CAB said the cities of Fort Dodge Dubuque and Rockford should be added o United Air Lines Route 1 Center Burns at Iowa City Community Plant Complete Wreck IOWA CITY UPThe Community Building a downtown center for a variety of community activities was destroyed by fire Friday City authorities said the loss would amount to The fire of unknown origin start ed about 10 in the east end of the twostory brick building It is located about a block from the main downtown area Burned onee before in 1936 the building was originallythe Amejd can Legion headquarters It Was taken over by the city then and hac ballroom gymnasium clubrooms and other facilities for community activities Roy L Chopek American Legion Post No 17 had its quarters in the building Its loss was estimated at The Legion Auxiliary lost in sewing equipment and clothes being prepared for vet hospitals of the state City Manager Peter Roan said the building was insured for 000 Legislators Split on Bill to Ban Holiday Beer Sale DES MOINES ffl Amajority and a minority report were turned n to the Iowa House Friday con cerning a bill which would ban the sale of beer on holidays The majority report of the House Safety Committee recommended passage of the measure It would wohibit beer sales on Christmas Memorial Day Veterans Day and Thanksgiving Day The minority report was filed by wo Democrat members of the Andrew From melt of Dubuque and Casey Loss of Algona We oppose this bill because too much control presently is vested n the state the Democrats said It should be the aim to reduce state control and increase home rule wherever pos AP Wirephoto Crosby former husband of Actress Denise Darcel leaves the East 67th Street police station in New York after being interviewed by detectives in connection with the death of Serge Rubinstein Cros by attended a recent party at which Rubinstein was present Rubinstein NEWYORK detective early Friday combed plush Eas Side night club haunts of the slai Serge Rubinstein Russianborn playboy financier and convicte draft dodger Stymied after hours of intensiv investigation police tried the nigh spots for anyone who njight she light on the last movements of th 46yearold Rubinstein found mys eriously murdered Thursday on aedroom floor of his palatial Fift Avenue mansion He had been trussed with vene tian blind cord and several layer of surgical tape were around hi throat and mouth The face bor several abrasions but the rest o iis body was unmarked The medical examiners office re ported Rubinstein died of man ual Authorities questioned three per sons including Estelle Gardner a model who said she had dinner ith Rubinstein Wednesday nighi nd returned with him to his home U S Tax Pamphlet Is Now Available Your Federal Income the official pamphlet issued by the Treasury De partment is now available at the GlobeGazette business office Intended for the use of individuals it Is priced at 25 cents the actual cost WORST YEAR LONDON WVLast year was Brit ains worst for strikes in 10 years Altogether working days were lost in 1954 AP Wirephoto JET ENGINE unidentified Air Force sergeant explains the operation of a jet engine to a class of Nationalist Chinese students on Formosa An inter preter stands in the background Chiang and U S Ready for Parley New Zealand Request Set From Our Wire Services LONDON Official British in formants said Friday Britain anc the United States have agreed to invite Communist China to a Unite Nations Security Council meeting for discussion of a ceasefire in the China fighting Sir Leslie Knox Munro of New Zealand called a meeting of the U N Security Council on Monday The request was contained in con fidential documents forwarded b Munro to Security Council mem bers Munro is president of the council until Monday midnight The United States and National ist China were reported ready to participate in the discussions wit the Chinese Reds Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden is expected to ask Indias Prime Minister Nehru to use his influence with the Chinese Reds to get them to accept a Security Council invita Uon Nehru is due here Saturday to attend the Commonwealth prim ministers conference opening in London Monday No Jurisdiction Premier Chou Enlai of Rec China said Monday the United Na tions had no jurisdiction in the Formosa clash But the British hope Nehru will be able to per suade Chou to agree at least to sitdown and talk things over The official informant said the invitation is to go out to Pei ping with the clear understanding that Its acceptance ytill not ji dice the legal territorial claims o either Red China or Chiang Kai sheks Chinese Nationalists Eden was said to be backing a plan proposing a sponsored ceasefire in the China Strait plus Nationalist withdrawa from Chinese coastal islands Sir William Hayter the British ambassador talked at the Kremlin for 30 minutes with V M Molotov the Soviet foreign minister The British Embassy said Mayter act ed with the advance knowledge o the U S State Department Responsible The British ambassador sough to enlist Soviet support for a Neu Zealand move backed by Britain in the United Nations Security louncil This proposal aims to bring about a ceasefire and is understood to include a proposa to invite the Chinese Communists 0 attend a Security Council meet mg to discuss a Formosan peace The British Embassy said Molo tovs reaction was pretty limit Molotov said the Soviet Union always desires to decrease inter national tension He contended the United States was responsible for affairs in the Formosa Strait and said Britain shared the responsi bility because it was supporting the United States WHISKY FOUND KEOKUK Harold Delahoyde and Deputy Frank An lerson raided four taverns Thurs day and found a fifth of whisky tearing Missouri stamps at one of hem All About The Weather Mason City 15 below Friday ight snow Saturday Iowa Continued cold Fiveday Iowa Temperatures fill average 10 to 15 degrees below ormal Saturday through Wednes ay Normal highs 27 north to 36 outh normal lows 9 north 17 outh Cold through Monday fol owed by warming trend Precipita on will average onefourth to one alf inch occurring as occasional now Friday night through Sunday nd snow towards midweek Minnesota Cold snow Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum 1 Minimum 11 At 8 11 Prccip Trace YEAR AGO Maximum 19 Minimum 3 AP BIRTHDAY Donna Reed and her grand mother Mary Muellenger held a joint birthday party Fri day at the Denison farm home Mrs Muellenger is 91 but the actress declined to reveal her age Miss Reed is spend ing five days with her relatives before returning to Hollywood Smorgasbord Repeal Bills Aimed at Iowa Work Law vssf Vvw DES MOINES Democratic contingent of the Iowa Senate Friday introduced a series of five bills which would repeal part or all of Iowas socalled right to work law Sen Thomas J Dailey DBurlington said the bills constituted a smorgasbord which would give the legislators a chance to choose which parts of the law might be repealed One bill would repeal the entire 1947 law and another would repeal only the section prohibiting employers and employes from negotiating union shop contracts The Democrats were joined by Republican Sens Frank C Byers of Marion Albert Weiss of Deni son DeVere Watson of Council Bluffs and Ted Clark of Mys tic in the measure which would Fishinff Fleet Shepherded by Planes REYKJAVIK Iceland UP Rescue planes of the United States Air Force Friday braved howling Arctic ice storms to shepherd to safety a fishing fleet trapped in a deadly black frost that has sunk three fishing vessels and claimed at least 45 lives On other trawlers seeking to reach safety from the fearsome Arctic phenomenon which sheathes he rigging of small ships in ice so heavy they overturn weary sea men hacked away at rockhard ice rozen to their decks and masts Seven American search planes droned above the tossing trawlers off the rocky Icelandic coast keep ng track of the vessels by radar and guiding them by radio The airmen reported ice was forming on the wings of theirplanes fast as deicers could Shatter it off The death toll from the dread black frost jumped from 40 to 5 as an Icelandic trawler the Egill Raudi broke up on a remote part of the northwest Icelandic coast and sank in the choppy Atlantic The trawlers remaining crew of 29 men were taken from the broken md sinking ship and carried to hore add to the present law a clause permitting union shop labor con tracts The other bills would provide for repeal of the provisions per mitting injunctions to halt strikes and requiring a husband or wifes approval before union dues could be checked off by the employer Two members of the House duced a bill to appropriate to the estate of the late Rep Wil liam N Judd The introducing was done by Rep Bert K Fairchild RIda Grove and Charles F Coverdale Judd died four days after starting his seventh term in the House in this session The House recently passed a bill to increase the amount paid to egislators who serve only a part of a term The increase would be to in such cases as Judds However the Judd estate could not get the extra under the bill because the Iowa Constitution says the legislators cannot raise their own salaries The Fairchild ioverdale bill is intended to take care of this situation EAGLE GONE LOS ANGELES W Someone iroke into a cage and stole a gold en eagle from Griffith Park Cold Weather Expected to Hang on Over the Weekend CONUNUtO COLO DES MOINES WlCold weather clung to Iowa Friday with sub zero blasts from the northwest Temperatures around daybreak ranged from 5 to 15 below north to about that much above in the extreme southwest the Weather Bureau reported The mercury did not drop quite as low as was expected Friday morning but it does not show any sign of a letup through Sunday the weatherman said The cold wave has been accom panied by snow and drifting snow The fall generally was light but it had accumulated up to eight inches in DCS Moines the deep est reported in the state The State Highway Patrol re ported that some roads in the Des Moines Chariton Osceola and Council Bluffs districts were partly covered by ice and snow Plows were out in the Carroll area where there has been some drifting In other sections high ways were mostly normal except for icy spots in protected areas The Weather Bureau said a new small storm center is due to spread snow into western Iowa and the central section late Fri day night   

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