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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 7, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited far HMM MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOKTM tOWANS NEIGHIORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI AueclaUd Preu and United Pnu Full Seven CenU a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 7 1955 Thli Puptr of Two One NO in Evacuation Fleet Stays Unchallenged In Try for Premiership Pinay fo Face Rough Baffle PARIS powerful Catholic Popular Republican Part Monday refused to support small businessman Antoine Pinay in hi efforts to form a new government for crisisridden France It was believed the move may torpedo his chances of becoming as the same party topplei Premier Pierre MendesFranc from office Pinay spent his day conferring with outgoing Premier Mendes France and in protocol visit through which he had hoped ti form a new government by Thurs day Pinay a smalltown business man served as premier for WV months in 1952 and said he did no like it When voted out of offic One Mans lflfUf I A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor A Last Look at Those 1954 Files prefer annua seem to the spring for their housecleaning operations but I have a preference for January Its then that I thumb back through my correspondence files with a view to determining which of the letters should be placed in my permanent file and which should be immedi ately discarded Its always a rather rewarding experience because it brings back into focus some of the subjects which have held my editorial at tention from time to time during the year just ended Quite frequently I must admit the reactions prompted by some of my views expressed either on my editorial page or in these com mentaries are of greater merii and better stated than my Own product In this little visit with you plan to show you just what I mean in this honest confession Im just now at the end of my annual chore I can report it proved most stim ulating and pleasant Im going to lead off with a challenging letter which reached me from Kirk H Porter head oi the Political Science Department at the University of Iowa after one of my commentaries calling for a realignment of American po litical parties liberal on one side Conservative on the other Not New Qutstion have heard that suggestion many times during the 35 years I have been the Iowa educator observed And I have a reply Thank goodness there is not such a difference between our parties that people have to rush out into the streets start riots break beads and spill blood When a President is defeated for reelection his supporters do not start a revolution They stand on the sidelines along with the winners while the defeated leader rides down Pennsylvania Avenue side by side with the victor shar ing applause from the crowd com posed of indistinguishable Dem ocrats and is Doctor Porter added of one of the great est achievements of a highly civil ized people who have attained a rare capacity for selfgovern Nor does this political scientist go along with the criticism fre quently lodged against students as being politically Unlikt Students Elsewhere 4I point to the bloody fighting precipitated by students in other lands and express my gratification that our young people have had bred into them that precious con cept of loyal opposition which makes civilized government pos Prof Porter explained he added implies a deep and abiding confidence in the essential loyalty patriotism and good intentions of virtually all our political leaders Its a priceless heritage and I do not want the difference between our parties to become so great that we come to look upon the opposition party leaders as villains and traitors We know very well they are Doctor Porter went on to de velop his thinking along this line In the last Presidential elec he recalled great numbers of people voted for Eisenhower who tlso held Stevenson in very high regard They would not have been much disappointed if Stevenson had my educator friend two nights before Christmas he said I wont go back into tha lions den to accept Rene Coty mandate to form a government and said he hoped to complete it b Thursday Pinay began his drive for a new cabinet with a touch of the same brusqueness that won Pierre Men desFrance the nickname of Mr France before he was topplec from the premiership Saturday Bu it was considered almost certain the National Assembly would re ject Pinays first bid for office so it could see who else would be of fered the job Pinay a businessman who mar ried the boss daughter and be came owner of a tannery held the job of premier in another period o crisis He tried for political sta bility then but his plan to save the franc tumbled before the di vided assembly In Conference Pinay after being asked by Coty to forma government talked to the leader of his own party the Na tional Center of Independents then shortly after midnight told news men I think it will be possible to present a cabinet to the National Assembly on Thursday at the lat Few political observers shared his optimism The general outlook was bleak since France has no gov ernment at time of the Formosa crisis it has no budget to pay its bill and it has no ministers to deal with new troubles at home and rearmament na tionalist resurgence in North Africa and a threatened political break down in Indochina Pinays first act was to summon 10 Paris the three top French lead ers in North Africa and to put off the departure of new Algerian Gov ernorGeneral Jacques Soustelle MendesFrance fell in a vote of confidence on North African poli cies N profoundly thankful for It is CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Rebs Blamed for Attack WASHINGTON inves tigating commission of the Organi ation of American States reported Sunday night that rebel prisoners onfessed attacking L6s Chiles losta Rica from Nicaragua The OAS commission after a ourhour emergency session said ts military observers in Costa Rica eported that rebels who had been interned in Nicaragua were carried across Lake Nicaragua and reen tered Costa Rican territory for the attack The commission said the prison ers were guided by a foreman from the farm of Nicaraguan Presi dent Anastasio Somoza Costa Rica had charged that reb el forces from Nicaragua captured the town and airport of Los Chiles Friday night Government troops recaptured them Saturday Holmes Chosen for Post in Iran WASHINGTON UP Presi dent Eisenhower Monday chose Julius a career foreign service officer to be Ambassador to Iran Holmes 55 would succeed not to Henderson in Tehran Hender AP Wircpiioto TELLS OF MIG Charles Salmon Port Jarvis N Y tells news men at Tokyo of the attack by eight Red MIGs off the Korean coast Saturday Capt George Williams Austin another Sabrejet pilot who downed one of two MIGs is at right Pilots Who Shot Down Red Migs Claim Sabres Are Much Superior TOKYO W Two American let fighter pilots who shot down a pair of cannonfiring Russian built MIGISs over the Yellow Sea Saturday reaffirmed Monday what the world knew for a long Sabrejets are far su perior The MIGs will never compare with F86 said Lt Charles E Salmon 25 Port Jer fis Capt George F Williams 31 Austin agreed Both pilots told a news confer ence of a dramatic fiveminute battle with eight MlGs who jumped their patrol of 12 Sabre jets and an RB45 reconnaissance plane Saturday The fight erupted 10 miles off the North Korean Coast and 40 miles southwest of Pyongyang capital of North Korea Both said there was absolutely no damage to any of the Ameri can planes and they saw no markings on the attacking Red planes to identify them as Chi nese Communist North Korean or Russian Williams said they had flown about 40 miles up the rean from their base at Osan and had turned south when the fight began There was no he said They came from above and behind and started fir ing Salmon took up the story I saw their tracers streaking past our plane like red balls They were firing from too far away They dove past my flight and attacked the reconnaissance bomber I rolled over on my back slipped down to the left and rolled out on the tail of one of them Both were firing at the RB45 I fired five or six bursts and he started to smoke he burst in to flames and slipped off down toward the Williams in a different flight of Sabres told a similar story He said he saw the leading MIG come in fast I broke to the left and got in position I opened up and hit him He began to They said their Saturday flight was considered a training mission They fly them frequent ly in that area which the Air Force has described as over in ternational waters They were armed for combat but had not expected trouble Most Brutal Says Police NEW YORK young woman raduate college student was found hoked and stabbed to death Sun ay in a sixthfloor Man attan tenement One of the most brutal mur ers weve ever said Police apt William Schnabel after in pecting the death scene The body of Anne Yarrow 23 as discovered by a friend who had one home to South Carolina for 0 days and allowed Miss Yarrow o use the apartment in her ab ence Herta Payson returned to her ixthfloor frugal lodgings to find le front door almost ripped from s hinges and the latch smashed ler friends mutilated body was prawled on a mattress on the oor clad only in a sweater and tabbed at least 40 times No weap n was found A neighbor told police of hearing creams around midnight and an ther said the phone had been ring ng in the Payson apartment round 3 a m Police figured this ringing might ave been a return call from Miss arrows father whom she had ried unsuccessfully to reach car er in the evening The father Don arrow a photographer lives in entura Calif Police identified Ernest Jackson Negro classmate as a boy riend from whom the slain girl ad been hiding Jackson together ith his wife face further ques oning police said Miss Yarrows parents are di orced and her mother now mar cd to ship captain Alex Kaelep lives in Astoria Queens New York City The slain girl was a 1953 honor graduate of Guilford College near Greensboro N C AP Wircphoto A BIG Rau dressed as a panda dances with Actress Angela Green at Sonia Henies lavish costume party Saturday night in Hollywood Rau was one of the big hits at the party the likes of which Hollywood hasnt seen for a long time Albion Boy Killed in Fall From Auto ALBION 5yearold boy was killed a mile east of here Sat urday night when he fell from the rear of his fathers car and landed on his head He was James Theron Nominations in for Top TV Shows Faces HOLLYWOOD ffi Nomination for TV Academy Awards were an nounced Monday and the favorites shaped up as newcomers George robel and Disneyland plus veter ans Jackie Gleason and I Love The TV Academy which is simi ar to the Academy of Motion Pic ure Arts and Sciences but has no connection listed 21 categories down to and including best singers and best daytime program Here are nominations for some of them Best actor starring in a regular series Richard Boone Robert Cummings Jackie Gleason Danny Thomas Jack Webb Best act ress starring in regular se ries Eve Ar den Grade AJ en Lucille Ball Ann Sothern xjretta Young Best situation comedy series Burns and Al en I Love MISS BALL Make Room for Mister Our Miss Private Best variety series Disneyland Gobel Show Jackie Glea on Show Toast of the Town Your Hit Parade Jack Benny Show Huge Navy Air Forces on Guard Tachens to Be Cleared Outstanding new personality Richard Boone Walt Disney Fess son returned from Iran recently to DOUGHS GONE DALLAS Tex UP A man walked up to bakery driver become an assistant secretary B Welch 28 asked for pastry state jand took all of Welchs dough lude son of Mr and Mrs James pital BULLETIN WASHINGTON UP Secretary of State Dulles told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Monday he doubts the Chinese Communists really intend to wage war against the United States over Formosa Parker Tennessee Ernie Ford Foster George Gobcl Mi T Rude Albion The boy was dead phltttt vJJavi V m arrival at a Marshall town hos Best dramatic scries Four Star Playhouse Medic Television Play house Studio One U S Steel Hour Best individual program Dia mond Jubilee of Light Operation Undergca Disneyland White is the Color Medic A Christmas Carol Shower of Stars 12 Angry Men Studio One The winners will be announced March 7 TAIPEI Formosa A formid able U S Navy task force stood protectively around the Commu nistthreatened Tachens Monday covering the evacuation of some Chinese Nationalist troops and two Red tor pedo boats cruised 17 miles away A patrol party of U S Marines went ashore The evacuation was well under way Reports from the America ships were hours behind those reaching this Nationalist capital but they indicated there was no Communist interference Low clouds dimmed the rocky shore No Activity There was no sign of activity on Communist held Yikiangshan eight miles to the north of Upper Tachen Island Associated Press Corresponden Jim Becker aboard the flagship Estes anchored of the Tachens reported the Communist torpedo boats were spotted by air but of ficers aboard the Estes said it is customary to sec them in tha The torpedo boats made no sign of moving southward Helicopters were hovering over the fleet Signal blinkers flashed in the dim light Becker had sent this earlier re port Cruisers and destroyers bobbed at anchor in the choppy bluegreen waters within sight of the low brown and craggy islands Nationalist and U S Mine sweepers combed a path through water known to be infested with Communiststrewn mines whili underwater demolition team probed the icy angry waters fo mines obstructions and the ruins of wrecked ships Check Armada An occasional American plane from a nearby carrier dips through the bleak overcast to eye the armada then returns to its guarc Nationalist sources reported tha1 an advance guard of Snd Na tionlist forces got the evacuation under way Sunday night while ships of the 7th Fleet were still some distance away from the threatened islands 200 miles north of Formosa The first evacuation ships are not expected to arrive in Keelung larbor Formosa before Tuesday late Monday Communist artillery pointed om inously at the Tachens from newly captured Yikiangshan only eight miles away and hundreds of Rus sianbuilt MIG15 jets were poised on mainland bases Nationalist press reports said the evacuation of the Yu Shan Islands 35 miles northeast of the Tachens and Pishau 32 miles southwest of the Tachens also had started Red Chinas Peiping Radio called he decision to help evacuate he Tachens a war provocation fraught with the danger of starting a major The broad cast said the Red army was closely watching the development of this 710 Days The evacuation was expected to take from 7 to 10 days Correspondent Becker reported that a strong amphibious task force had joined the 7th Fleet for the operation Under command of Rear Adm Lorenzo Sherwood Sa bin the amphibious force steamed into Formosan waters from Saigon where it bad evacu ated Indochinese from North to South Viet Nam TUNGCHI Tachen Islands g Ching Shuangchiao SHANG TACHEN SIA TACHEN Chikou Shang f 4 SUNGMEN 10 Mats TACHEN ISLANDS troops and another civilians are being removed from the Tachen Islands as located by the map and arrow They will be taken to Formosa 200 miles south as shown on inset map Amendment Approved Hoegh to Explain Budget for Sfafe From Our Wire DES Leo A Hoegh said Monday he plans to explain his recent budget message in a series of programs on radio and television Hoegh told a press conference that it would be easy to take a slideby attitude and ignore requests for increased appropriations I dont believe in Hoegh said and I dont want people to say in 10 at the fix were in He said he didnt want to be ac cused of being a governor without foresight Hoegh told newsmen that more Senate Nixes Caffreys Bid DES MOINES WThe Iowa Sen ate Monday refused to confirm Luke L Caffrcy Cresco Democrat as a member of the State Highway Commission The Senate considered the ap pointment in executive session Lt Gov Leo Elthon said the Caffrey appointment was the only one of the four highway commission nomi nations taken up Monday Caffrey had been named by Gov Leo Hoegh to fill the unexpired erm of the late Frank Kerrigan Dubuquc Democrat who died lasl month The term expires in Cnffrey now is a member of the State Board of Social Welfare Hoegh two weeks ago submitted o the Senate the names of four persons as members of the high vay commission Besides Caffrey hey were Robert K Beck general manager of the Centerville Daily owcgian Russell Lunday Des Joines and Chris Larscn Sioux ity A point of opposition in Caffeys ase was that the northeast district las been represented by a Demo crat for 20 years Some Republi s from that district have felt it s time they had a member of their arty on the commission All About The Weather Mason City Not so cold Iowa Somewhat warmer Minnesota Light snow Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum 31 Minimum than had been pared off the appropriation requests of vari ous state agencies For example he said the Board of Control asked for 22V2 million dollars this year but my recommendation was for only 15Vi People Must Pay The governor said that people are going to have to learn that o get these things more services hey are going to have to pay for The House meanwhile passed and sent back to the Senate for concurrence in an amendment a bill which would delay the dead line for filing individual state in come tax returns from March 31 to April 30 The vote was 1010 The measure intended to be come effective for returns to be filed this year is in line with the delay from March 15 to April 15 For the filing of federal individual income lax returns Corporations Too When the Senate passed the bill last Tuesday it also applied the delay to corporations filing state income tax returns The House amendment takes out the appliction to corporation re turns for the reason that the de lay in filing federal returns ap plied to individuals only and not corporations The House also Approved a bill which would pro hibit the sale of beer on Christmas Day Memorial Day Veterans Day and Thanksgiving Day Passed 7328 a bill which would repeal the 100yearold blue law chapter of Iowa law Received 15 new bills One would 22 raise salaries of county treasurers 6 recorders auditors and sheriffs 4 jby S600 a year and increase the per day pay nf members of boards of supervisors in counties of Red Chinese Guns Fire on Planes Near Tachens 12 ipopulation or less from SlO to S12 Another would require that almost everyone 18ycarsold or younger obtain a permit to work at any time WITH 7TH FLEET IN FOR MOSAN WATERS Communist antiaircraft guns Mon day fired upon carrierbased jet planes flying at high altitude a pilot reported He didnt report any damage Chinese Nationalist troops and civilians are being evacuated He said the gunfire came close to planes flying off a carrier But he added no Communist war planes were encountered The pilot said there were many The pilot said the Communist iships clustered offshore from the guns were located on small islands Tachens and evidence of much ac north of the Tachens from which tivity SAME DATE BUrk flit trifflo detUl In II koui   

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