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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 17, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited far G HOME EDITION THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXII AMOcUted Prw ud Uaifari Prew Full MAKE EVERY DAY SAFE DRIVING DAY1 Seven Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 17 1955 Paper Consists of Two No Billion Hike in Foreign Aid Seen Anothe by Egypt Wont Action Against Syria From Our Wire Services JERUSALEM Egypt Saturday charged that Israeli forces at tacked Egyptian positions with automatic weapons in a 20minute battle in the southern sector of the Gaza strip Egypt in a formal complaint to the United Nations Mixed Armi stice Commission said the attack took place last Thursday Official Egyptian sources said there were no Egyptian casualties At the same time Israel warned Egyptian Premier Gamal Abdel Nasser that want war we are Military Might The Israeli radio bluntly told Nasser to remember 1948 when Jewish troops held off the com bined military might of the Arab nations It suggested that Nasser reconsider your warlike The Egyptian premier had an nounced earlier this week that fu ture Israeli aggression would be met with twofront retaliation by Egypt and Syria The new truce violation charge against Israel came as the Palestine truce team promised a report within the next two days on a bloody Israeli raid on Syria to help the Security Council decide whether it should punish Israel Syria demanded strict economic sanctions against the Jewish state But sources close to the Israeli gov ernment in Tel Aviv expressed be lief that no nonArab member of the United Nations except possi bly Britain and Russia would sup port the Syrian demands An estimated Syrian stu dents staged a strike Saturday and joined nationwide demonstrations demanding that neighboring Jor dan keep out Baghdad pact At United Nations N aroused Arab members of the United Na tions pressed for Israels ouster from the world organization be cause of a bloody raid on Syrian posts There was however little indignation that the Arab bloc would muster enough support to carry through with the move The ouster campaign got under way after Syrias chief delegate Ahmed Shukairy called on the Se curity Council to apply economic sanctions against Israel Ten of the 11 council members decried last Sundays attack They made it plain that they intend to censure Israel if the facts bear out Syrias charges The council agreed to wait however for a full report from Palestine truce chief Maj Gen E L M Burns before taking any action Burns flew to Damascus Friday He conferred with Gen Shawkat jShuquair Syrian army chief of staff Informed sources said Shu quair demanded release of Syrians captured in the raid Tot Strangled by Light Cord in Home at Cresco CRESCO Lucas 16 months daughter of Mr and Mrs Lawrence Lucas was strang led Friday after her mother left the girl briefly in the couples trailer home here Howard County Coroner Norman Bradley said Mrs Lucas stepped out of the trailer to see a neighbor and was gone only five minutes When she returned she found the girl dead with an electric light cord around her neck Bradley ruled the death an acci dent t SHOPPING DAYS LEFT Htlp Fighl TB PEDESTRIAN BURNS TO DEATHRobert Chamberlain a Seattle ice struggles to get out of the flames after he was pinned to the street by a truck which overturned after an accident Heat of the flames drives back two men with extinguishers who attempt to rescue Chamberlain He was dead by the time firemen doused the fire Mental Institute Heads to Get HEALTHY PAY RAISES DES MOINES Iowa Executive Council has approved salary increases of up to year for superintendents of the state mental health institutes increases must be acted on by the Iowa Board of Control which operates the hospitals before they can take effect They come after two institute directors and the director of the states mental health program left the state or said they were leaving The council Friday set these salary ranges Yearly pay for super intendents who are top psychiatrists ranging from to increases of from to Yearly pay for a second classifica tion of superintendents ranging from to increases of from to The salaries are in addition to full allowances WANT SOUND PROGRAM Yovvans for Moderation Draft New Liquor Bill By ROBERT HOGAN DES MOINES are under way for the development of an lowans for Moderation committee which have as its objective the promotion of a sound and controllable liquorbythe drink program for the slate The nucleus of a statewide organization has already been formed and preliminary work is progressing on the writing and promotion of legislation to be presented at next legislative session State Sen Samuel H Burton Ottumwa is legislative chairman of the lowans for and their counsel is James L De vitt Oskaloosa attorney Officials report that other members of the committee include State Sen De Vere Watson Council Bluffs State Sen John Shoeman Atlantic State Sen Arnold Utzig Dubuque State Rep T J Frey Ncola and Eu gene Kelly Sioux City It is under stood that this is not the full com mittee but that others are being namedto the committee regularly Produce Revenue The group is drafting a liquor bytheclrink bill which will pro duce moderation in liquor habits and not complete abstinence such as recommended by temperance We also are concerned in draft ing legislation that will not only produce revenue for the state of one official said at the same time give enforcement officers controllable liquor Sen Burton in October ap peared before the state tax study committee and presented a detailed study on various facets of the liquor picture in Iowa the revenue problems and possibilities for im provement through an enforce liquorby thedrink law which should achieve temperance control and increased respect for all Burtons report included charts and graphs on various items even including a countybycpunty break down showing Iowa liquor stores are doing more business in the center of the state than on the borders Burton told the committee that based on the experience of Wash ington state Iowa with proper liquor laws an esti mated additional revenue of a year Convention Sife The Republicans are planning to hold their next state presidential April possibly on the 6th a month ahead of the 1952 convention date State party officials refuse to comment on the possibility of the new location and the earlier con vention date Past conventions for years have been in the KRNT theater building The memorial auditorium will not only seat all delegates on the main floor but also willprovide adequate space for committee meetings without the necessity of going outside the structure State Chairman Don Picrson said that the national party chairman hasnt yet issued the partys na tional call but that the official Iowa call will be expedited once the na tional chairman has acted He said the Republican state central com mittee meets again in January In 1952 the official state call went out in February At that time State hairman Robert Goodwin set the precinct caucuses for March 7 convention in Memorial Moines the new Veterans Auditorium in DCS An effort is being made to hold the Iowa presidential parley in About The Weather Mason City Cloudy and continued cold Saturday night with light snow diminishing to flurries Sun day morning Mostly cloudy and cold with strong northwesterly winds Sunday Low Saturday above Ir2 inches new snowfall by Sunday morning Iowa Partly cloudy Saturday night Mostly cloudy with light snow from the west spreading over the state Sunday Little change in temperature Saturday night and Sunday Low Saturday night zero5 below northwest 5 10 above southeast Cloudy snow cold Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Satur day Maximum 24 Minimum 3 At 8 3 YEAR AGO Maximum 31 Minimum 25 Drainage of Land Near Roads Needed In any future construction of super highways across the nation construction men must make pro vision for agriculture drainage of adjoining land delegates to the Eleventh AnnualDrainage Confer ence sponsored by the Mason City Brick and Tile were told Fri day at Hotel Hanford Speaking to over 400 attending the Henry Luebcke Wapakoneta Ohio drainage engineerformerly asso ciated with the Soil Conservation Service outlined problems in volved in the construction of the famous Ohio Turnpike and said the drainage criteria and policies on that project produced highly satis factory results Luebcke developed the plan for the design and installation of all surface and subsurface drainage on both the Ohio and Pennsylvania Turnpikes Proper Drains He said super highways and wide tend to cut old drainage systems and practically make it impossible for new sys tems to develop unless provisions are made at the time of construc tion on these highways for proper drains The nations increasing popula tion industrial and suburban de velopments and the increase in the number of miles traveled by each car or truck has overloaded our highway he said When the Ohio Turnpike was constructed he said a roadbed with the alignment and grades for the comfort safety and conven ience of the public had to be fash ioned Directness of course traffic service topography soils align ment drainage and the angles of intersection all were guiding fea tures In the construction of highways Luebcke continued the loss of existing or potential productive land due to inadequate drainage or erosion causes serious harm to the adjoining communities and state Luebcke added that the existing surface and tile drainage systems must be crossed relocated or re built in such a way that thev would continue to function effectively and could be maintained readily Rea sonable opportunity had to be pro vided for the future development of agricultural drainage and local flood control systems in accord ance with the capability and use of the lands they served Surface Water As a matter of suggestion in the event of super highway construc tion in Iowa Luebcke said that on the Ohio project the ends of all tiles were intercepted by trench ing and roadside or outlet ditches which were not to be abandoned were plugged to prevent debris or surface water from entering Dry borrow pits were restored by grading fertilizing and seed ing them to adapted pasture grasses or by returning sufficient top soil so that they could be profitably he conclud ed to the conference banquet Friday delegates viewed the many interesting exhibits in the hotel lobby and on the street in front of the building Most to Go for Military Recent Trend Is Reversed WASHINGTON U5VTop adminis tration officials Saturday were re ported drafting a steppedup for sigri aid request to Congress of nearly five billion dollars for next year some more than the legislators voted last ses sion Informants said the big new pro gram partly in answer to Russias ougher antiWestern policies would be divided up this way Military three billion dollars triple the amount ongress approved for the present fiscal year which began last July 1 Reverse Trend Economic 000 about more than this years appropriations for such purposes High ranking administration sources who disclosed the size of the foreign aid plans acknowledged many congressmen would be sur any move to push foreign aid appro priations that high A five billion dollar request the biggest in four years would re verse the recent trend toward lower foreign aid spending Secre tary of State Dulles and Foreign Aid Director John B Hollister had both predicted publicly that nex years foreign aid would continue a about the level as this Several congressional leaders said after a foreign aid briefing a the White House they understood the administrations new money re quest would amount to around Too High Even that said some lawmakers was too high as far as they were concerned Bigger foreign aid spending would obviously hurt pros pects for a balanced budget and a ax cut Wellposted government officials reported several days before the White House meeting that the ad ministration had agreed on a fig ure of about In explaining the new higher total officials who helped draft it said the biggest part the three aillion dollars for weapons ship ments overseas was not finally de cided upon until midweek Railroads Ask Freight Rate Boost of 7 CHICAGO W An immediate 7 per cent increase in freight rates and charges will be sought by the nations railroads to meet higher wage and material costs The railroads issued this state ment in Chicago Friday The 7 per cent increase is the minimum necessary to offset the cost of re cent railroad wage and material price increases which amount to more than a half billion Pork Lift at Garner Ends No More Pork GARNER The Garner pork lift Saturday came to an abrupt halt nine hours ahead of sched ule and with good town was completely out of pork Officials in charge of the cam paign designed vto stimulate in terest in pork consumption and increase the Garner business vol ume in general said a total of pounds were sold at prices below the wholesale rate president of the Garner Chamber of Commerce which sponsored the lift with the cooperation of merchants and area farmers said it was originally planned to sell about pounds When the newspaper publicity came out the idea took hold fast and the town was jammed with shoppers taking advantage of the opportunity to stock freezers with top grade pork at unbe lievable he said Urich said when the campaign was being planned it was de cided to underwrite the lift with raised through dona tions by businessmen and farm ers Another was raised Fri day to subsidize the extra meat sold over and above the original amount We sold such an enormous quantity that we now must go out and raise additional money so the meat retailers will at least break he continued Garner merchants up and down the main street were tre mendously pleased with the suc cess of the lift and comment ed that the weekend traific was the greatest in the history of this Hancock County community Micich Eyes Congress Seat CHARLES CITY Mike Micich of Charles City has for nally announced his candidacy for he 3rd District congressional nom nation on the Democratic ticket The 38yearold mayor an Bounced his intention to run at a district Democratic meeting in Charles City Friday night The present 3rd District con gressman is Rep H R Gross R and Micich have jeen friends for several years Micich was elected to a second term as mayor of Charles City lasl month On Nov 22 he announcec hat although he had been a life ong Republican he was changing i i s registration to Democratic Micich said he did not believe the present administration was doing enough for agriculture Ike Gets Another Physical Still Must Take It Easy GETTYSBURG Pa Dr aul Dudley White said Saturday resident Eisenhowers rom his heart attack is excellent ind encouraging to date But he aid it will be midFebruary be bre it can be determined how well le can full work load of he presidency Dr White advised the President meanwhile to go south for some exercise in a milder climate and he President expects to do so soon SAME Black traffic death in pis 21 hours Mason City Business House ifter Christmas Dr White one of the worlds iiorden Company Employes Uomen of Ihc Moose S 00 Womens Auxiliary Local 306 John Claire Jean From a Friend Another Friend eading heart specialists gave his to newsmen after examin ng the President personally for he first time in five weeks Health Good The Boston physician declined repeatedly to say whether he thinks Eisenhower will be in shape to eek a second term Dr White said Eisenhowers general health is good and he has no symptoms in any way pcr aining to the said the fatigue noticed re cently by the President is not due to the Sept 24 heart attack but is the sort of thing any man 65 might experience Summing up his verdict Dr White said The progress to date has been excellent and encouraging but h has not yet beensubjected to hi full load of work Four or five weeks of exposure to that should sufficefor a medica estimate as to the ability of his heart to stand the Full Activities Dr White went on to say this our or five week period would date from about Jan 9 when the hief was disclosed Kaye Gayle Donnle MaUlard retersens China 790 Belly Jean Walk Grafton TOTAL TO DATE GOAL OF CAMPAIGN CASH STILL NEEDED Amy Lon Betty Jim Bill and Anne From Susan Elain Trcbilcoclc Mrs I H Furleigh Alice John Roger Jerry Unnamed Friend THE DAYS TOTAL GIVING DAYS LEFT SIX It Must Be a Day for Six Days or the first to re activities of the presi sume full dency The heart specialist and White Press Secretary James C Hagerty said it is undecided ex actly where in the south the dent will go and how soon after Christmas he will leave Hagerty said the Presidents old vacation spot at theAugusta National o 1 f Club is a possibility but added The south is a big Dr White said the weather in Gettysburg has been unexpectedly old so that the President has not 3een able to get his prescribed amount of exercise outdoors In a milder climate the doctor said Eisenhower will be able ake practice golf shots and should be able to play golf in the spring community Its ever have piled up in a wed be the last to say or even concede that it cant be done In this we are supported by the fact that in the 30 campaigns since the venture was launched IX DAYS In which to raise a total of meet Fund goal of Stated another way its more than a day Thats the assignment facing the gen erous hearted people of this more than we STOLEN DAVENPORT were searching Saturday for a gun toting blonde and her male com panion who held up the Little Cow Bell Tavern at East Moline and made off with DRAINAGE 400 tiling contractors engmeeis and farm irunagcis were on hand in Mason City Friday for the llth annual diamagc confeience at Hotel Hanford Talking over problems related to conditions in North Iowa are left to right W S Lynes Waverly affiliated with the Mason City Brick and Tile sponsors of the conference Ross Oliver area representative of the Soil Conservation Service Henry N Luebcke Wapakoneta Ohio conference speaker Arthur W Madison Wis Russ Pearson Mason City also from ths Tile Co Just a Reminder O EPRESENTATIVES from several church Junior Hi groups will be out Sun day evening to remind their neighbors in person of the Christmas Cheer Fund K you should wish to pass along a gift to the fund it will be appreci ated But its wholly up to you There will be no pressure or salesman ship because this ven ture in applied Christian ity has been founded on the principle of voluntary giving You wont be urged to give Rather youll be given the oppor tunity in 1925 there has never been failure to reach the goal set Some important collective gifts arc yet to be received But the difference between success and failure could rest with YOUR in dividual or small The address is Christmas Cheer Fund GlobeGaiette Mason City Iowa Or you may prefer to bring your gift to the GlobeGazettes busi ness office on East State Street Whats important is that you act RfGHT NOW Imperial Valley Rocked by Earthquakes EL CENTRO Calif WThe Im perial Valley was rocked by a se ries of earthquakes which toppled many home Christ mas trees shook buildings and broke shop windows in nearby Brawicy No injuries were reported and damage was minor from the trem ors which began at and lasted until   

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