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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 24, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowoY Doily Newspaper Edited lor the ITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWS PAP E R 4TH AT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGH HOME EDITION Associated Press and United Press Fuji Lease Wict Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 24 195S Mils Paper Consists of Two One NANCY LUCKEL 3 SUSAN LUCKEL 2 AND STEVE SHICK 1 To Ease Attacks by Demos Plan Moves on Foreign Policy WASHINGTON UP The ad ministration hopes to ease Demo era tic foreign policy attacks whie it fears may develop into a horn front cold Administration strategists realiz they cant gain a full truce wit the Democrats on foreign policy particularly with a presidentia campaign coming up But thej hope to soften the criticism unti the campaign actually begins They already are worried abou the effect overseas of this month slambang foreign policy contro versy The administration expect the 1956 presidential campaign U slow down American diplbmac while allies wait to see if there will be a change in government and in policies Too Much Criticism But the administration hopes for eign policy will not be immobilized by tooheated criticism which might confuse and frighten U S allies into complete inaction Of ficials see this as benefitting no one but the Communists Two moves Wednesday pin pointed administration strategy foi taking the sting out of foreign pol icy debate if possible President Eisenhower will mee at the White House on Dec 13 with congressional leaders of both par ties to review foreign affairs and national Leading con gressmen will be brought up to date on the world scene and pre sumably warned about the damage a foreign policy fight would cause overseas News Conference Secretary of State John Foster Dulles will reply at a Tuesday news conference to foreign policy attacks by Adlai Stevenson New York Gov Avercll Harriman Sen Estes Kcfauver DTenn and other Democrats Dulles is not expected to retali ate eye for an He may set the administrations softer tone by stressing the need for bipartisan cooperation on foreign policy in an election year The main Democratic criticism to date Has centered on the two G c n ev a conferences Germany status of free world alliances for eign aid and Korean and Indochina settlements with the Reds The Re publicans believe they can counter attack effectively on all points BETH LUCKEL 4 WILLIAM NICHOLAS III 3 PiCKUPATRICK FROM ST NICK Shop the Pick A Present On Classified Pages No wonder old St Nick cov ers all that ground in recoYd has the Pick A Present to help him The Pick A Present is your best Youll like its variety completeness and timesaving arrangement For Happier HOLIDAY SHOPPING consult this feature beginning Friday Nov 25 and every day thereafter through Dec 17 Americans Over the World Give Thanks By The Press Americans at home and abroad Thursday paused to count their blessings They thronged to houses of worship gathered be fore their pre pared to eat just a bit too much for comfort Then too there were parades football games and special atten tion to the unfortunate At their Gettysburg farm home President and Mrs Eisen hower were symbol of our tra ditional Thanksgiving celebra Hon With them to partake of a turkey dinner and some pleasant family talk were the Eisenhow ers son Maj John Eisenhower their daughterinlaw and their grandchildren And thoseNn our Armed Forces stationed throughout the world all had a gobbler dinner and all the trimmings A quarter of million GIs throughout had sights set on at least one pound of turkey each plus alt the trim mings In England The American So ciety in London held its annual Thanksgiving banquet while re ligious services were scheduled for American servicemen in the United Kingdom U S Ambassador C Douglas Dillon read the Presidents Thanksgiving Day proclamation at nondenominational services in Paris U S Ambassador Clare Boothe Luce read the proclama tion at St Pauls Protestant Church in Rome It was a day off for most serv icemen with only skeleton forces remaining on duty In Korea more than American soldiers devoured a gourmets dinner even though camped in bleak hills guarding the 2V2yearold armistice Americans in the Netherlands some of them celebrated the landing of our Pilgrim Fath ers more than 300 years ago Thanksgiving means a mass re turn fo the old homestead and the resulting acceleration in travel by plane train and auto In Chicago the National Safety Council urged motorists to make Thanksgiving an extrasafe day on the highways AT CHICAGO SHOW Pneumonia Strikes Janice s Shorty II CHICAGO sadeyed Iowa farm girl Thursday hovercc nervously over her ailing prize steer but feared the favored anima vouldI not recover in time for the biggest farm show on earth He s fallen to pieces so much I dont well be able o show said Janice Hullinger of Manly The steer an AberdeenAngus named Shorty II came down with pneumonia Wednesday with the nternational Livestock Exposition only 48 hours off His pretty owner who last year howcd the grand champion at the ig farm show still clung to the hope that maybe Shorty II vould recover in time to make a id for her second straight grand hampionship Lose Finish Maybe still enter him aid Janice Hell probably lose ome of his finish but maybe we an get him well and fatten him p in Dr J T Barrett veterinarian ummoned to Shortys barn said was too early to tell whether he illness bar the sleek lack steer from the show which pens Friday The plucky teenager was ready o accept either verdict as just ne of those She was sad yed but she didnt cry Sure but this roves that the world is made for nore than one she said Better Animal Janice was convinced Shorty IT s a better animal than the original horty which won the coveted lue ribbon at the show last year Shortys illness was the lone sad ote in the preparations for the ala opening of the show Friday ight A record total of head of attic horses sheep and hogs will e judged for honors at the 5Sth nnual show staged in the Inter ational Amphitheatre ATOMIC SWAP delegation of ugoslav atomic scientists has ar ved in Moscow to swaft informa on with Soviet scientists Radio floscow said Thursday PostHoliday Warmup Seen By The Associated Cold air and mostly clear skies characterized Iowas Thanksgiving weather Thursday A slight mod crating trend was expected to bring slightly warmer tempera tures through Saturday Low temperatures in Iowa dur ing the night ranged from 8 above at Spencer to 23 above at Council Bluffs At most Iowa points the mercury got down into the lower teens Dubuque Mason City and Waterlooall had readings of 11 above High temperatures in Iowa Wed nesday ranged from 26 above at Mason City to 37 at Burlington The Weather Bureau said a weak disturbance moving across the Wyoming Rockies was due to push into western Iowa late Thursday night There may be scattered light snows to the north side of this dis urbancc Thursday but no precipi tation is expected from it when it moves across Iowa Friday the Weather Bureau said SHOPPING DAYS LEFT Help Fight TB Court Fight on AEC Stand HBomb Blast by Russians In the Range of Megatons WASHINGTON W Russia mightiest nuclear test ably involving a hydrogen bomb sharpened the atomic arms rac Thursday Chairman Lewis L Strauss o the Atomic Energy Commissior AEC announced Wednesday nigh that the Soviets had set off anothe explosion in their current test se fies He described this blast as the argest thus far in the He said it was in the range of Energy Yield The AEC chairman didnt cal t a hydrogen explosion but onl such a thermonuclear blast could noduce an energy yield measures n megatons or an explosive equivalent of millions of tons o TNT Less powerful fissiontype dtomic bombs produce yields up o about 100 is the equivalent of tons of TNT The atomic bomb that levelled Hir oshima 10 years ago was rated in strength at tons of TNT Strauss statement left open the question of whether the newest Russian blast was smaller or big ger than the greatest American nuclear explosion on March 1 1954 it Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Thai est blast was estimated unoffici ally to have had the force of be ween 15 and 17 million tons of TNT No Solution The announcement of this latest ioviet test came on the heels of he Geneva conference where Big Four foreign ministers failed to rrive at solutions to EastWest iffercnces despite the outwardly riendlier relations generated by he Summit talks also a Geneva ast July Despite an officially expressed merican hope that there would be 0 reversion to cold war methods riis newest and most powerful oviet miclenr test seemed to be warning to the West to take heed 1 Russias might About The Weather owa Partly cloudy Thursday warmer west and central In creasing cloudiness and not so cold Thursday night Mostly cloudy Friday little change in temperature High Thursday 30 35 northeast to 4045 southwest Low Thursday night 1522 north 2330 south Further outlook Sat urday partly cloudy with season able temperatures Globe Gazette data up p 8 Thurs ay Vlaximum 26 Minimum 8 At 8 35 EAR AGO Maximum 4 Minimum U WARMER Guard Back on Duty at New Castle Plant NEW CASTLE Ind ItflNationa Guard infantrymen called sudden iy from their homes on Thanksgiv ing Eve went on 24hour patro duty Thursday in New Castle be cause of a new outbreak of vio lence in the Perfect Circle Corp foundry strike Gov George N Craig called ou 85 officers and men of Co D 152nd Infantry from Connersville 3 miles away after a wave ofwin dow smashings and shotgunnings of npnstrikers homes V National Guard patrols had been pulled out of this Eastern Indiana city only six days previous Up to troops had been stationed in Lhe city after an Oct 5 gun battle Detween striking CIO United Auto Workers and nonstrikers left 11 persons wounded Guard officers said troops will partol the foundry area in four shifts around the clock Five of he infantry men will be on point duty and the rest of each shift vill cruise the vicinity in jeeps halftracks and an armored troop carrier The company also has anks available in case of emer gency Negotiations between the UAW and company representatives in Chicago were in recess until Sat urday Federal Mediator William Murray said the UAWs insistence on a union shop is the main ob stacle to an agreement UAW officials disowned the per sons responsible for the stonings and shotgun blasts SAME Black flaj mcinj traffic death In past 2f hours BACK AT Kon rad Adenauer smiling and in high spirits Thursday took over direct control of the government for the first time since he suf fered an attack of bronchial pneu monia seven yearold West German leader wished a cheery good morning to the members of the staff who welcomed him at the main door of the chancellory on his first appearance since Oct 7 One Killed Three Injured in Car Transport Crash MARSHALLTOWN per son was killed and three were in ured in a sideswipe accident near Marshalltown Wednesday night A car and an auto transport en route to Des Moines with four new cars were involved The transport careened down an embankment and came to a stop just short of railroad tracks where a train was passing by at the time Dead was Mrs Nina Himes 26 ifarshalltown She died early Thursday at a Marshalltown hos pital of her injuries Howard E Barker 42 was in ured critically Mildred Reese 39 and Joseph A Barker 35 were hospitalized but their concli ions were described as good All re of Marshalltown Leonard B McClcnalhan 25 Manchester driver of the trans port escaped with minor injuries No Explosive Material in Dorm Bomb AMES Iowa atmospher of relief and quiet had settled ovc Iowa State College Thursday wit the discoverey that there was n explosive material in the dyna mite bomb that had been plan ed in a girls Authorities virtually wrote o the bomb scare as the work of student prankster But there wa no let up in the search for th party responsible for creating a the turmoil that gripped the cam pus this week Not Explosive Chief R Nebergali of th Iowa Bureau of Investigation an Ames Police Chief Orville Erick son disclosed late Wednesday tha the material in five dynamit sticks rigged up in a device foum in Elm Hall early last Monday wa nonexplosive All the nitroglycerene had been removed from the sticks and re placed with some harmless mate rial which was not immediatelj identified The dormitory in which th bomb device was found housed 13 coeds In addition to the dynamiL iticks the contraption included a iixvolt slorage battery wired to an alarm clock a mousetrap usec as a trigger mechanism and an old auto horn Percussion Cap Discovery that there was nothing explosive in the device except its percussion cap followed two days of anxiety on the campus and the iromulgation of n new set of reg ilations to protect dormitories against prowlers and intruders There was no explanation as to how the perpetrator got into the coed dormitory around 2 las Monday This was one angle to vard which the inquiry was di rected FOOD SHORTAGES BONN Germany UP Com minist East Germany faces a po a to famine and other serious fooc hortages this winter the Socialist arty press service said Thursda A BAY TO BE Ludwina Kunkle ooiumous umo mother who Thursday saw her first Thanksgiving in 23 years reads to her family Her sight was restored this week after a series of operations allowing her to see her children or the first time Left to right are Virginia U Davy 4 Margaret 9 her husband hold ing Joey 16 months George 11 Barbara 5 and Elizabeth 7 Refuses to Pay Damages DixonYates Issue Alive WASHINGTON M An Atomic Energy Commission AEC sion to pay no damages to the DixonYates group oii a cancelled private power contract Thursday headed for a court fight The issue may involve millions of dollars Figuring heavily in the AECs action announcement was a opinion thatNew York Adolphe H Wenzell while having a conflicting private interest acted as one of the principal advisors to the government in the negotiation of the This opinion by AEC General Counsel William Mitchell in effect Confirmed charges made by Demo Tats who had fought the power ontract from the beginning Election Echo The commissions action also amounted to a victory for these Democrats who argued after Pres dent Eisenhower ordered the pact cancelled last July that no money settlement should be made with he DixonYates group because of he conflict of interest they alleged Underlying the long standing DixonYates controversy was the power issue and he dispute was almost certain to echo in the national election cam paigns next year Sens Anderson of New Mexico nd Gore of Tennessee two of the ending Democratic foes of the DixonYates contract applauded vhcn they learned that the AEC nd informed the Mississippi Valley Generating Co its power contract is not an obligation which can be ecognized by the United The AEC cited Mitchells opin m that there is a substantial uestion as to whether there were natcrial violations of law and pub c policy in the inception of the To File Action The AEC action means it docs ot intend to pay any of the costs ncurred by the DixonYates group or site acquisition preliminary vork on the power project and ie like fn New York Edgar H Dixon ead of Mississippi Valley Gen rating announced we will romptly file an appropriate action n the courts and are confident of he Dixon said the AEC was refus ng to recognize its contractual ob He stated that the money we have spent and are try ng to recover was spent with the ill knowledge of the atomic en rgy The Mississippi Valley firm was ormed by the DixonYates group o build a 107milliondoliar gen rating plant at West Memphis to feed electricity into the ennessee Valley Authority TVA ystem That power was to have eplacecl TVA energy being used t atomic plants in the area The contract was negotiated by EC with DixonYates last year t President Eisenhowers direc on He ordered it cancelled last ummer after the city of Memphis nnounced it would build its own ower plant   

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