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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 29, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lor CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION THf NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXII SAFE DRIVING DAY Associated Pnn and United Press Full Lease Seven CeoU Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 29 1955 Thli Papier Cooslstz ot Two No uit Its Not So Much the Initial Cost ITS THE UPKEEP PHILADELPHIA WAnybody want to buy an elephant Tht John Wanamaktr department start here has on sale for i the salesman said Hannibal originally cost but we reduced the price in line with the stores twoday Christmas season A department store official said the young elephant was purchased In keeping with the store pet shops motto that it handles anything from a guppy to a gorilla but the animals kingshed appetite prompt ed the decision to seek a quick sale It costs an average of a week to feed the pachyderm Ike Getting Plenty of Outdoor Living KEY WEST Fla Eisenhower vacationing here is doing just as the doctors said Getting more exercise He started right in after arrival from the capital Wednesday after noon After lunch and a nap he practiced golf shots for about 30 minutes on the baseball diamond close by his living quarters on the naval base here Then he took an among them The Presidents stroll visiting a dock where a num ber of submarines were moored He showed special interest in one of the subs the Amberjack which right after World War II was skip pered by his naval aide Cmdr Ed ward L Beach Beach who was along on the walk described some of the features ofi the submarine Appeared Rtlaxed The President appeared relaxed in lightweight khaki trousers khaki sweater and a dark blue sport shirt The sun was bright arid the temperature in the middle 70s Along with him on the stroll were his personal physician Gen Howard M Snyder his youngest brother Dr Milton S Eisenhower president of Pennsyl vania State University and a few White House staff members Beach v golf practice at tracted a small gallery James C Hagerty White House press secre tary said it was the first time since Sept the day before his heart that Eisenhower had done anything more than putt The nineiron club which Eisen hower used required a threequar ter swing and there was nothing restrained about it He hit about 30 balls 50 to 80 yards Shook Hands On his walk around the base later the President shook hands with several enlisted men and offi cers who wished him well One sailor got a snapshot after asking Eisenhower to pose I dont want to miss a chance to have my picture Eisen hower said with a chuckle Hagerty announced on arrival here that Eisenhower probably will return to Washington Jan five days after the opening of Congress and three after the lawmakers re ceive his annual State of the Union Message During the visit here the Presi dent plans to complete that mes sage and get in some work on other messages which will go to Congress next month The main purpose as outlined by his doctors however is to get more outdoor exercise SWANK DIES NEWTON Swank 47 dairy farm Wednes day of injuries suffered Sunday in a tractor mishap Swank was for merly of Exira and Manning Mercury Dips Below Zero Over State The mercury dropped to near or below zero in parts of northern Iowa early Thursday as cold Arctic air pushed southeastward across the state A large high pressure system centered over the Dakotas Thurs day morning brought the cold air and crowded out the snow that had been predicted for the state earlier Rain and light snow spread over the northern part of the state late Wednesday in advanceof the air The Weather Bureau said tem peratures would continue falling in the southeast Thursday and would rise very little over the rest of the state Afternoon highs were expect ed to range from about 10 above in the northwest to around 20 in the southeast Highs We d n e s d a y ranged from 34 at Mason City to 48 at Ottumwa Low readings early Thursday ranged from one below zero at Spencer to 28 at Davenport Clearing skies were expected to bring much colder weather with cold wave conditions to eastern Iowa Thursday night The tempera ture was expected to fall to about five below zero in the north and to about five above zero in the south by Friday morning er Woman Fined in Death of Girl 6 GENTERVILLE Leah Sny der 54 paid a fine on a reck less driving charge in Justice lourt here Wednesday Mrs Snyder was the driver of a car that killed Sandra McEl dcrry 6 at a school crosswalk Dec 9 She said her attention was diverted bya truck to her right after stopping at a school stop sign and she did not see the little girl STRIKES WASHINGTON UP The Labor Department estim ated Thursday hat strikes caused 28 million mandays of idleness in 1955 PRESIDENTS QUARTERS This is assigned for use of Piesiclent Eisenhower on the Navy base at Key West Fla Special phones and switchboards nave been installed and it answers as Key West White Woman Is Killed Freezing Rain Caused Crashes A fatal accident near Colwell and several smaller mishaps were re ported in North Iowa Wednesday afternoon and evening A freezing rain made highways slip pery and visibility poor Mrs William Nicholson about 70 Nashua died in the Cedar Valley Hospital Charles City Wednesday night a few hours after she was in jured in a twocar collision two miles southwest of Colwell Her husband driver of the car and the other driver James Hav lik Elma were brought to the hos pital with leg injuries Neither wa in serious condition Investigators said both cars were too near the center of the roac when they came to the top of a imall hill East of Manly A mother and daughter from St Ansgar were injured Wednesday afternoon in a headon truckcar ollision on a bridge just east ol Manly on Highway 9 Darlene Schoonmaker 17 driver of the car and her mother Mrs jlen Schoonmaker 38 were taken o Mercy Hospital in Mason City Highway patrolmen who were at the accident said Mrs Schoonmaker appeared to have suffered a com pound fracture of the left leg and cuts about the face The cars driver suffered facial injuries ac cording to Two younger Schoonmaker chil dren were thrown from the car but not injured Patrolmen said Miss Schoon maker lost control of her car on the cy highway while driving east from Manly The truck was driven west Russell L Symes 22 Manly who was not injured The truck belongs to the FarmersCoop at Manly South of Garner A car driven by George Charles Donielson 61 Decbrah policeman left the road and ditch two miles south of Garner on Highway 69 The accident occurred about p m Wednesday His wife Madge 60 suffered head injuries but was reported in fair condition Thursday at a Mason City Hospital Dontelsons condition was listed as good Mrs Rose Ward and sons Doug as and Charles Britt were taken o Hancock County Memorial Hos ital in Britt with injuries received n a collision on Highway 18 three miles west of Ventura late Wed nesday Charles Ward was driving west when his car and a car driven by Marjorie Englc DCS Moines who vas going east collided Miss En gles car slid sideways on the pave nent and onto the wrong side of he road highway patrolmen said and the Ward car was unabls to stop Merle E Taylor 36 son of Mr and Mrs C Taylor Hear Lake a passenger in the En jle car suffered a ruptured spleen n the accident Taylor stationed at Ft Carson was taken by ambulance to a Mason City hos ital where he underwent surgery His condition is satisfactory Truck Wrecked J Leman Lloyd Crystal Lake and Leon Bryant Thompson were nvolved in a mishap at about the same time miles west of Ven ura Lloyd stopped for an acci dent on the rdad and the Bryant car crashed into the rear of his vehicle on the icy pavement Neith er of the men was injured In another accident Wednesday a trucktractor was demolished and more than estimated damage caused when a semitruck over urned on a curve near Garner but the driver crawled out without a scratch John Boogard Hull told highway Jatrolmen he was going west on Highway 18 when the accident hap pened He lost control on the curve and the truck overturned It slid 300 cet on its side and went through a fence before it was stopped by a bank The driver said that the king pin n the right front wheel of the trac or sheared off so he was unable to steer His load was egg crates Khrushchev Tells Ike Russian Party Boss in Tirade at Meeting of Suprerhe Soviet MOSCOW Khrushchev Thursday accused President Eisenhower of etude nterference in the affairs of Communist nations and dismissed his open skies arms in spection as nothing more than military He boasted that the Soviet hydrogen bomb can be considerably increased in At the time he criticized Secretary of State Dulles as advocating massive retaliation and other The Communist Party chief spoke foi two hours before the Supieme Soviet Some Western politicians have a strange idea of the Geneva he asserted VThey want us to isarm our army and also to dis rm morally and Khrushchev said he spoke about lisenhower critically most un villingly because he respected he President so But he eclared the Presidents Christ Tias message to the people of East rri Europe Communist nations is guite incompatible with the Geneva This referred to a presidential message broadcast liy Radio Free urope saying During the Christmas season I vant you to know that the Ameri can people recognize the trials under which you are suffering oin you in your concern for the restoration of individual freedoms and political liberty and share your faith that right in the end will prevail to bring you once again among the free nations of the NEW SOVIET Navy closing where it obtained them Thursday released photos of new planes serving with the expanding Eussian fleet At top are a group of fresco jet fighters fitted with ex terior flushmounted wing tanks passing over a Skoryy class destroyer Below passengers are transferred from a W class submarine to1 a Hoiind helicopter The copter is a copy of Americanbuilt craft Demo Leaders Believe Stevenson Is Best Bet WASHINGTON overwhelming majority of Democratic lead ers believe Adlai Stevenson is now the best bet to win the nomination of their partys national committee The Democrats were asked Whom do you consider the leading candidate in your state for the presidential nomination replies were broken down this i i i 2 Minnesota Men Admit Burglaries at Five Airports way 75 5 3 3 Others or no comment 39 Yet the poll isnt as onesided as t might seem Some who voted for Stevenson stressed that his margin is so slight it may vanish before the convention is held in August Still Undecided At least five politicians couldnt make up their minds and decided he race was a tossup between Ste venson and Sen Estes Kefauver of Tennessee Gov Averell Harriman of New York an inactive candidate so got but three votes One of hose was from Carmine G DeSa pio who as a national committee man and chief of Tammany Hail should have considerable to say about how New Yorks 9 votes are cast in the convention Gov Frank J Lausche of Ohio running both as a favorite son and or the U S Senate picked up a home vote plus one from Massa chusetts and one from Texas Others Mentioned Others mentioned as presidential possibilities Sen Lyndon Johnson of Texas Sen Richard Russell of Georgia Sen Stuart Symington of Missouri Gov Robert B Meyner of New Jersey and Gov G Mennen Wil iams of Michigan If politicians are right the 956 race will be a replay of 1952 vith Stevenson the former gover nor of Illinois against President BRAINERD Minn Hib bing men have admitted four airport burglaries in Wiscon sin and one in Michigan authori ties said Thursday RobertMancini 22 and Harry Schmidt 35 who are awaiting trial on a grand larceny charge in con nection with a Minnesota liquor store breakin have admitted a to tal of 44 burglaries Sheriff Roy Wickland said Wickland s a i d Mancini and Schmidt told him they burglarized airports at Rhinelander Stevens Point Eau Claire and LaCrosse and at Ironwood Mich The burglaries took place last month The men landed after dark at airports served by North Central Airlines and broke into the offices Money was taken at all but one of the places The pair was captured near Ma son City Iowa earlier this month Waukee Boy Dies in Car Accident WAUKEE Steffcns 11 son of Mr and Mrs Sherill Steffens of near Waukee was killed Thursday in an auto accident southwest of here A station wagon driven by Dar rclls sister Janriel 16 went off the road arid struck a tree Janncl was hospitalized in DCS Moines with severe injuries Two other James 10 and i 1 altU isenhower the former gencralof Gary 15 were taken to a Perry ne Army Hospital for treatment of injuries Raise Flag Over Camps in Antarctic LITTLE AMERICA Wl The United States flag has been raised once again over the desolate rem nants of Rear Adm Richard E Byrds first two camps in the Ant arctic Explorers from the Navy ice breaker U S S Glacier arrived here Wednesday to find only the tops of two radio towers and five other poles sticking above the snow that buries the earlier camps The radio towers were originally 70 feet tall and were erected in 1928 at Little America I Byrds first camp With only 8 feet of the towers remaining above the sur face this camp now lies under about 60 feet of snow and ice Original Site Little America II was built on top of the original site Five wooden poles from the second camp now 40 feet below the snow protruded above the surface The Glacier was the first vessel of operation deepfreeze to reach the original Byrd camp Experts surveyed jlhejtRoss ice shelf to fmd an appropriate site for the new camp which will serve as a base for Antarctic scientists here during the next three years In a dispatch from Little Ameri ca the New York Times reported that Adm Byrd officer in charge of United States Antarctic pro gram flew to his original camp site by helicopter Wednesday I am mayor of this he was quoted as saying as he jumped to the ground Its good to be back It is beautiful isnt it he added in a dispatch written by Ber nard Kalb Radio Poles The Times said Byrd then flew over the sites of Little America III and IV built on his latest expedi tions It reported he had seen ra dio poles above Camp III and thought he had seen the peak of his Camp IV Byrd was reported particularly pleased that the Bay of Whales had not been destroyed when pieces of the ice shelf forming the harbor snapped off and became ice bergs The breaking of the shelf which took along a part of Camp IV was reported earlier this year in an expedition aboard the U S S Atka SAME ADM RICHARD BYRD Again Malaya Peace Efforts Fail BALING Malaya UP Two days of peace talks aimed at end ing the eightyearold Communis rebellion in the Malayan jungle ended in failure Thursday Chin Peng leader of Red Guerrillas was reported to hav faded back into the dense forests it out to the la stVwith British1 arid Malay ah security forces The Communists sued for peac when Britains armed might deci mated their guerrilla forces bu in negotiations with Malayan gov ernment leaders here the Reds re fused to surrender The Malayan government repre sented by Gengku Abdel Rahman chief minister of the Malayan Fed eration told Chin that what hac happened in China Korea and Vie Najn would never be allowed to happen here Chin offered to end the fighting that has cost lives but lie tied it up with a demand that Bri tain turn over to Malaya all the functions of internal security rAll About The Weather Mason City Clear and cold Thurs day night low near 10 below Partly cloudy and cold Friday high 1012 above Iowa Clearing and much colder Thursday night cold wave eas half Partly cloudy and continucc cold Friday Low Thursday nigh 5 below north to 5 above south Minnesota Fair very cold Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Maximum 34 Minimum 1 At 8 l YEAR AGO Maximum 24 Minimum 8 COLDER Quints Staying Aloof To Prove They Want Life of Their Own MONTREAL Iff A spokesman for the Dionne quintuplets says they are staying away from home to prove they want a life of their own but they will visit their par ents sometime in January G Harold Edwards a trust com pany executive who befriended the four famous sisters while handling their finances said they had planned to visit the family home at Callender for New Years until their father OJiva Dionne charged publicly that outsiders were splitting them away from the family going home now they would be giving Edwards ex plained He said the quints want to make a private life of their The four surviving quintuplets Annette Cecile Marie and Yvonne a small party Wednesday night in the apartment they have rented in northwest Montreal Re porters in the hall outside could hear music and laughter and a young man came to the door when a newsman knocked Edwards said the young man was an official of the trust firm handling their finances the more than each received from trust funds when they came of age this year Father Dionne was not recon ciled by reports that the girls were upset at his charges and had de nied they were breaking away from the family I dont regret having issued the he declared Harriman Also Khrushchev criticized Gov Aver ell Harriman of New York for a similar message To pray for a change of regihia in the peoples democracies is crude interference in the internal affairs of those countries and only leads to inciting passions and the armaments said the Com munist leader as members of the Supreme Soviet listened at tentively Khrushchev repeated the stste ment he made in India after the recent Hbomb test explosion in the Soviet Russian weapon was equivalent to many million tons of ordinary He said that although we da not want to boast about our mili tary and technical he wanted to remind the West about he test explosion The power of this weapon was equivalent to many million tons of ordinary explosives and it can be considerably i ric r e a s e he added People who are trying to increase tension should remember the results of this The telephone line over which part of this story was dictated was aroken by the Soviet censor for five minutes after mention was made of Khrushchevs statement about the Hbomb His Contentions Khrushchev followed Premier Nikolai Bulganin to the rostrum Both speeches bristled with attacki on western On the Middle East Khrushchev put forth these contentions 1 The Baghdad Pact violated the Geneva spirit and was signed al most before the ink on the Geneva agreement was dry Turkey is mistakenly linking her fate with the aggressive Baghdad 2 The Soviet Union sympathizes with the desire of Arab nations to win and maintain independence Jordan is the latest example of Western efforts to involve Arabs in an aggressive military 3 From the first day of its existence the State of Israel has been taking a hostile threatening position toward its neighbors Im perialists are behind Israel trying lo exploit it against the Arabs for ihcir own Turning to Germany Khrushchev said the actual existence of two German states must be taken into account if the West sincerely wants European security The Western Powers position is that the Ger man Democratic Republic should join West Germany and that all its social achievements should be liq he said He argued that his and the inclusion of a re armed Germany with the West would not only fail to guarantee peace and security in Europe but would increase the danger of a new Khrushchev cited Russias re urn of the Porkkala Naval Base o Finland the Austrian Indepen lence Treaty and the reduction of oviet armed forces by men as Soviet contributions to reducing ntcrnational tension during 1955 Who is undermining the Geneva ipirit is supporting it asked We do not see what Jnitcd States is doing to lessen nternational
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