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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 20, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited for the ON CITY GLOBEGAZ THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I O W A N S NEIGHBORS E VOL LXII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 20 1955 HOME EDITION MAKE EVERY DAY SAFE DRIVING DAY This Paper Consists of Two One No 41 gosavia Gets Seat Deadlock Ended Consulate Attacked by Mobs U S Ffag Hauled Down JERUSALEM UP Rioters Tuesday attacked the U S con sulate in the Jordan sector of Jerusalem and ripped down the American flag before Arab legion naires hurled them back with gun lire Violence flared anew in the divided holy city as former Pre mier Fawzi El Mulki started con sultations to form a new Jordan government Nationwide rioting over Jordans possible adherence to the proWestern Baghdad Pact forced Premier Hazza Majali to quit Monday Jordans 21yearold King Hus sein picked El Mulki to form a caretaker government pending elections to let the people of Jor dan decide if they want their country to join the antiCommu nist alliance Hauled Down Youthful rioters battled past a cordon of Arab Legionnaires guard ing the American consulate in the Jordanian old city of Jerusalem as the violence continued Tuesday morning The demonstrators hauled down the stars and stripes A crowd of older Arabs tried to follow the youths to the consulate Legionnaires opened fire over the demonstrators heads and they re treated Anotherimob stormed the French consulate afterwards Legionnaires fired again and a number of demonstrators were reported wounded But the mob got through to the building looted files and set lire to furniture while diplo mats took refuge on the roof Consul Flees The French consul general fled to the Israeli sector of Jerusalem Monday after rioters dragged him from his car Mobs also burned the Turkish consulate and the Turkish consul general took refuge in Israel The rioters were attacking West ern diplomatic missions apparently in anger at military aid granted jnembers of the Baghdad Pact which includes Iraq Iran Turkey Pakistan and Britain The United States is not a mem ber but agreed at the pact mem bers first conference earlier this month to maintain permanent liaison with the alliance Young Hussein was reported still ready to join the Baghdad Pact despite the rioting the cabinet crisis and threats to his throne Traffic Deaths Fell Per Gent During Safe Driving Period WASHINGTON Presi dents Committee for Traffic Safe ty Tuesday said traffic deaths fell per cent during its recent three week safe driving campaign This reduction was achieved the committee said in the face of an upward trend that had continued uninterruptedly since the end of February Final figures of the National Safety Council show fatalities for the 21 days of the campaign This was 75 fewer than in the cor responding 1954 period when the toll was Midpoint of the campaign was Safe Driving Day Dec 1 The toll that day was 89 compared with 81 on the corresponding Thursday last year This was an increase for the one day of per cent PREVIOUSLY It IS IOUT 1C D Tress Koora mill Mailing Room Clodhopper Club Koosevelt jr Mr und Sirs p Kudcl Thonipl son InterNus Club Mason City Inltce Department Kebecca OGreen No Name Please Pamela Kissel Shelby Ohio Lucrclla ana Michael Clapper Lakcita Cantli Lalne Pepcr Becker 1ork Trim Unnamed Masnn City Junior College Wcsl Haven Lutheran Dawn and Clark Ventura Friend Mr and Mrs That Same Friend Amvels inst Nicky Ieler and Richard M A Friend In Wesley Hrtstol Sunshine Circle Jolce Juanila Allison Clear Lake Mary Lee anil Jimmy Jane and John In Iilcllys Ann Olsons Memorv Brltt Falls Happy Co Sticky Club The Storres Kensctt M and P Raleigh N Lerlnson THE DAYS j 7 HP on xuu 5 Ill A slow warming trend Tuesday was pulling Iowa temperatures up rom their marrowchilling levels of the past couple of clays Low readings Monday night ranged from 1G below at Mason City 13 below at Spencer and 12 below at Fort Dodge to 4 above at Daven port Hoegh Cites State Gains in Last Year Makes Views Known in GOP Report DBS MOINES reviewing his first year as Iowas chief ex ecutive Gov Leo Hoegh said Tues day I am confident that in 1956 ifrong high pressure system which our great state will continue its arought on the cold wave which progress in education highway But the Weather Bureau said lighs Tuesday afternoon would the teens in the northeast and the low 20s in the southwest followed by lows Tuesday night mostly above zero Highs Mon day varied from 2 below zero at Mason City to 12 above at Lamoni and Council Bluffs Some cloudiness and possibly a ew snow flurries arc forecast for western Iowa The outlook for Wednesday is for temperatures 5 to 10 degrees higher than Tues days Strong Influence The Weather Bureau said Iowas weather still is influenced by a iiiii TOTAL TO DATE si SS CASH GOAL CASH STILL NEEDED GIVING DAYS LEFT FOVR Were Just Past Half Way Mark ITH ONLY FOUR DAYS LEFT t h e Christmas Cheer Fund Tuesday edged over the half way mark Thats another way of saying that between n o w and 2 oclock Saturday a f t e r noon al most is going to have to be brought in Thats a challenging as signment If you feel some concern about and the cause which it repre most assuredly is something you can do about it If Merchandise While merchandise gifts are welcome for the Christmas Cheer Fund they do not count against the cash goal If you have something to give please report it to Miss Doris Bruce Fami ly Tel Be prepared to place a cash value on it for listing on the final clay of the campaign Last years merchandise contributions totaled 734 DOROTHY WEDS LOS ANGELES In a glassroofed chapel gave a Christmasy touch to the wedding of Dorothy Warren 24 daughter of Chief Justice and Mrs Earl War Ten to Dr Carmine D Clemente Monday night you havent given you can give I you have given you can persuade somebody else to do likewise This much is certain The goa isnt going to be reached by mere ly wishing Among the collective gifts in the making is one from the GlobeGa zeltcs staff of carrier boys Theyre aiming at 100 per cent par Ucipalion and the best total ye achieved Its one of the hearten ing examples of sacrificial giving which marks the Christmas Cheer solicitation each passing year No gift too large no gift too small You may either bring to the GlobeGazette business office or mail it to Christmas Cheer Fund Ca GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa STATION BURNS LAKE PARK large service station operated Everett Roet man and Chester Thorn was stroycd by fire Monday with loss estimated at well over MASON CITY LOW AGAIN Warming Trend Scheduled for State By The Associated Press plunged the mercury to 26 below ero in northern Iowa Sunday The warmer air is flowing in from he west and was expected to spread over the luring the day Western Plains At three Mason City and mercury didnt rise above zero Monday and only Burlington and Davenport re ported lows above zero Roads Normal The Iowa Highway Patrol re ported highways were normal in all sections except for an area around West Union where there were some icy spots in protected places Thermometers also registered be low zero all day Monday in most of Minnesota North Dakota and northwestern Wisconsin and were in the teens in other North Centra states The days high at Alexan dria was a biting 15 below The top at Minneapolis was 9 i rise of 12 degrees from the early morning low It was around 7 Tuesday morning Warmest areas were in southern Florida extreme northern Texas and parts of Arizona Mondays high mark was 80 at Miami while Phoenix reported 78 one degree be low the record Construction public safety and in dustrial The governor chose to open his written at the request of Don Pierson Republican state chairman for this weeks Repub lican Report by wishing every one the seasons greetings and then saying We are grateful to the thou sands among you who have this past year given us useful and con structive ideas and suggestions rel ative to state government We shal continue to seek your Better Education Hoegh then said that with the future of the world at stake the Taken at Goodell GOODELL Two brcakins at Goodell were reported Monday About was taken from the Goodell Grocery and Locker at a m The thieves also entered office of the Green Elevator but were frightened away by the Co Walt Boiler driving by Goodell who was At the grocery they loaded 150 to 180 cartons of cigarets in a cardboard carton and carried them out the back door to their car Entry was gained by prying open the front door Saturdays receipts liclclen in the store were over looked The brcakins are being investi gated by Sheriff L M Dutch Brower Hancock County and Sher iff Bob Bleckcr Wright County Investigation is at the scene The job was apparently done by People meetings two men according to the report 1956 will see Iowa given by Boiler and Willis Knisley way who saw them in the alley behind rcss the grocery Lottery Deal Is Approved Philippines OK Split stale must continue to provide the best in modern educational facil ities He reminded lowans that 80 per cent of the additional taxes levied this year are being spen for education Your state administration has faced up boldly to the problems of our Hoegh said He declared that lowans have witnessed this year the greatest highway program in the states The 195556 program means that by the end of next year we will have widened over onefourth of all our 18foot pave the governor said He went on to relate that Iowa gained more than 70 new indus tries branch plants and busine expansions in 1955 and that these represent thousands of new job op portunities He said industrial de velopment will be accelerated as the result of n forthcoming survey of Iowas industrial and agricultur al resources Pork Purchasing Hoegh told of his efforts in behalf of the farmer and the subsequent announcement by the U S Depart ment of Agriculture that it would begin the purchase of pork prod ucts He said he has been concerned about highway safety and that the state safety department has em barked on a practical and realistic program of selective enforcement as well as an education He emphasized that wljile there las been a marked increase in iraffic deaths in most states Iowa has held its toll below last years Hoegh praised the work of the Study Committee said he would continue his Meet the forecast that well on the to a toll road and said is continuing in the care of the mentally ill Man Shoots Minister After Alleged Affair With His Wife The waived murder WEATHERFORD of was set Tuesday for Wal ter Vaughn 17 accused of fatally shooting a minister who Vaughn says committed adultery with my Denver City man examining trial on the charge before Justice of the Peace Eddleman Pickard He said he expected his attorney from Denver City to post the bond for him later Tuesday Mrs Vaughn mother of four children backed up her husbands accusations Monday night She told reporters that their for mer family pastor the Rev Ches ter Stevens made his way into my home under the pretense of helping as my pastor It was just tures 27 north to 34 south pretense It wasnt for the purpose of doing Her husband allegedly fired the six shots that killed the minis ter in the front yard of the hitlers home Vaughn looking tired and grief stricken told reporters My wife told me Learned trustcd Minnesota Cloudy warmer him Asked about her husbands state ment that the minister came to the Vaughn residence for the purpose of committing adultery and did commit it Mrs Vaughn said Yes it was The Vaughns have four children ages 8 13 20 25 The minister was married and had three chil dren AT GOVERNORS OPEN HOUSEGov and Mrs Leo Hoegh Monday night enter tamed 400 Statehouse employes at a holiday season open house at the executive man sion Here the governors daughters Kristin 11 and Janis 7 are playing Christmas songs on the piano The group with them allare employes of the Department of Public Instruction Struck Firm Helps Strikers Have A MERRY CHRISTMAS PITTSBURGH Westinghouse Electric rejecting proposals by two governors to submit strike issues to arbitration Tuesday stepped up its gigantic Christmas loan operations First day distribution of interestfree loans to striking or furloughed workers Monday neared the quarter million dollar mark Company paymasters anticipated a rushing loan business when disbursements begin at the huge East Pittsburgh plant and at Fairmont W Va Of a total of employed at East Pittsburgh are eligible for loans to tide them over for the holiday season Workers crossed their own picket Unas in five states Monday when the big payoff Breakin a Thieves who used a glass cuti stole from the Klipto Loose Police said a bank money bag vas taken from a stamp box ind from a petty cash box Che empty boxes were discarded n the building A dollar was missng from a cabinet Police said a hole about a foot square was cut from a yard square window in a door facing north on an alleyway The thieves reached through the broken window and unsnapped the lock inside he door Officers said desks and filing abinets on the second floor were ransacked as well as a desk on he main floor A safe on the second floor was gone through The safe was not locked The breakin was reported shortly Before 7 Tuesday The Broken pane in the door was discovered by a store employe who ame to work at in t Klipto er to gain entrance Monday nighl Leaf 17 Delaware containing was taken There I Plans to Run Again VIENNA G a WVSen Walter F George Tuesday announced he would seek renomination in Georgias Democratic primary next year The announcement squelched rumors that the 77yearold congressijf 7Jm tne Senate Committee on Senate paving will iA IQ succeed him GEORGE Talmadge 43 who has been attacking the policies of George in speeches about the state had only this comment I will have a statement for the people of Georgia next Another Georgia political veteran who had been mentioned as a possible candidate former Gov Ellis Arnall declined to comment Georges announcement f o 1lowed an intensive speaking schedule beginning in the state in HP lanrlw tho TI S Fntntm The Weather Mason City Cloudy with occasional snow flurries Tuesday night and Wednesday forenoon Moderating temperatures Tuesday night and Wednesday Low Tuesday night zero to 5 above High Wednesday 1624 owa Partly cloudy with moderate temperatures Tuesday night and Wednesday Low Tuesday night zero northeast to 15 above southwest FiveDay Temperatures Million Foreign Aid Hike Wanted Administrations Stand Clarified WASHINGTON o State Dulles announced Tuesda the administration wants to step u its foreign aid spending by 200 mil lion dollars next year and will as Congress for a appro priation All of the contemplated increase in spending would be fore economic UNITED NATIONS N Y tfl Yugoslavia was elected to a seat on the U N Security Council Tuesday as part of a lottery deal under which Yugoslavia and tha Philippines would split a twoyear term The action of the General As sembly ended a recordbreaking deadlock in which 36 ballots were cast during the past two months It also cleared the way for quick adjournment of the Assemblys 1955 session Tuesday mornings vote was 43 for Yugoslavia 11 for the Philip pines 1 for Finland and 1for Sweden This was five more than the required twothirds majority of those present and voting First Half While the splitterm deal had tha backing of both Yugoslavia and the Philippines as well as Russia and the big Western Powers there was no vote on the deal as such The ssembly merely elected Yugo lavia to a twoyear term The understanding was however hat the Yugoslav delegation would esign at the end of the one year ml that the Philippines would then be elected Yugoslavia was chosen to serve the first half of the term after its name was drawn out of a box by Assembly President Jose Maza last Friday night An A s s e m b 1 y adjournment loomed word passed around the corridors that a key nations including the big pow ers had virtually agreed not to be gin the 1956 session until after ths U S presidential election Holiday Recess This proposal would have average normal 17 degrees Normal high will below a id temperapeace of field in which Russia has recently shown great activity Alluding to this Soviet activity Dulles said the United States seeks no monopoly in rendering sconomic butdeclared it would seem unnatural for the Soviet rules to provide economic lid to other peoples when the peo ples they already rule are them selves in dire He added We hope that Soviet economic aid is not offered as a Trojan lorse to penetrate and then take over independent About Same Dulles told a news conference lie very much a misunder standing which he said had given congressional leaders the impres sion that the program to be sub mitted in January would be about he same as that voted this year Dulles said the new money re iicst to be laid before Congress will cover both military and cco lomic and Hint the jump of about over this years pro gram is to be explained in large lart by a need to keep the pipeline of military supplies full Million More He drew a distinction between ipproprintions and prospective ex penditures explaining that actual spending on foreign aid will be only 200 million dollars more than the present fiscal year ending next June 30 The money appropriated but not 0 be spent in the new fiscal year would add to the reserve of foreign aid spending authority for use in Allure years Ft would raise this to about seven biliion dollars i program as essential to thcj Ahead of Dullesnews conference and security of the free1 hlfl bccomrknown the adminis Assembly meet in midNovember recess for the Christmas holidays and come back to continue into tha first part of 1957 The lottery deal was the same as the one which had been turned down by the 76nation Assembly last week The vote showed that the plan still was unacceptable to many delegates Immediately after the Assem blys decision the delegates began the usual round of closing speeches praising the work of the Assembly president during the session As their final act the stood for a minute of silence President Maza then banged the gavel to end the 10th Assembly session at ing trend until turning colder again towards the end of the week Light snow toward the end of the week totalling less than 10 inch of moisture vocated federal tax cuts for me dium and low wage earners tration was planning a request for nearly five billion dollars for for eign aid Several Congress mem bers indicated they would want to give it a very critical examination Family of Seven Left Destitute by Flames Globe Gazette BREDA family of seven weather data up persons was homeless and destitute WARMER to 8 Tucs day Maximum 2 Minimum 1G At 8 7 YEAR AGO Maximum 29 Minimum 17 as the result of a fire which de stroyed their home here early Tues day Augustine Underberghis wife and children fled in their night clothes after the fire was discov ered about midnight The flames spread rapidly through the two story frame homo SHOPPING DAYS LEFT Help Fight TB Chriitmot Fire Trucks Chase Fire While Fire Is Chasing the Trucks Firemen and a fire to which they were going Tuesday morning almost crossed paths The fire department received a cali to the Ralph R Thomat Machine 303 2nd an electric welder had caught fire The fire involved wiring in the portable welder Ralph Thomas deciding to save time jumped in a truck to which the welder was attached and started to tow the machine to the fire station At an intersection on the way Thomas saw the fire trucks roar ing by on the way to his shop Thomas turned and pulled up to his business just after the fire trucks The fire had gone out 14 Dead in Two Florida Crashes The Associated Preis Four Air Force planes collided in two separate accidents over Florida Monday and brought death to 11 airmen Three men are miss ing and presumed dead Eight men died when two B47 jet bombers collided over the out skirts of Tampa Flaming wreck age showered the countryside A few hours later an F86D Sabra jet smashed into a B29 bomber in the air over Port St Joe about 200 miles up the Florida Weit Coast and killed three fliers Three others are missing
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