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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 6, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper for LOBE T H I Nl W S P APE R T H A T M A K t A U L NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXII AMocUted Pfeu ud United Preu Full HOME EDITION MAKE EVERY DAY SAFE DRIVING DAY Seven Copy MASON FRIDAY JANUARY 6 This Piper Couuts of Two 77 Political Skirmishing in WASHINGTON political ikirmishing was on in Congress Friday with Democrats challeng ing President Eisenhower on for eign and other major ilectionyear issues Senate Democratic Leader Lyn don B Johnson of Texas signaled he attack saying the State of the Union and the world is not nearly so rosy as it in his annual message to Congress Thursday Johnson told a news conference he political overtones of the Presidents message are the sub B36 Force fire fighters at Ellsworth AFB Rapid City S shoot chemicals on the burning wreck age of a RB36 which crashed on landingThursday The 21 crewmen aboard with bumps and as they beat a hasty exit through escape hatches multi milliondollar plane veered off the runway sheared off its nosewheel and broke into flames as it spun around Cancel Porklift in Hard in Co IOWA Hardin County Farm Bureau hasJ cancelled ajporklift operation set for Jan 12 because the wholesale prices of porkjyere too high sponsors placed the blame orithepacking industrythe Associated Press reported Friday was another in a elsewhere In the to sell adot of pork to consumers within a given stime In hopes of reducing the of hogs When the Farm Bureau here re ceived the wholesale price quota tions on pork intended to be sold in the campaign it called off the porklift Lester Kaufman Iowa Falls Farm Bureau president said Thursday the directors and the ex ecutive committee felt were to blame He Falls retailers have been selling pork loins for 29 cents a pound but one 32 pound on the same cut These prices were up from to a hundredweight on major pork cutsalthough the price of Kveweight hogs had gone up only 50 Kaufman said Everyone is burned up about these prices in view of statements o earnings released by packers showing sharp increasesover a year The packer prices were con firmed by Lee Campbell Iowa sales manager for the Rath Pack ing Waterloo They are about Lost Money We have lost money on some pbrklifts but we want to go along good Wayne IHalstead Eldora field for the Farm Bureau said a salesman for Ced ar refused to submit a bid for the Iowa Falls1 project Halstead said bids submitted by Jacob EDecker and Sons Mason than any others Decker officials had no comment on the matter Sperice Fort Dodge who represents Gecrge A Hormel said his com piny had not submitted bids but offered to So so oh a close mar gin ornonprofit basis In Carroll porklift op eration is under way yerdis Voll sted president of the Carroll Coun ty FarmfBureau said in a state vWe feel the the Car roll County porklift sell more pork Pork is a which will sell on its own merits We have not asked the packer or merchant to lose mpney on the sale of pork and operation porklift but to feature and provide pork at rea sonable prices into the consumer use v again We defi nitely want continue operation porklift in Carroll SMOG CONTINUES LONDON A blanket of smog blamed for six deaths Friday smothered south western England for the third straight day 16 Arrested as Result of Gambling Raid Sixteen persons appeared in court Friday as a result of a po ice raid Thursday night on an al laged gambling house at 643 Presi dent Effie Mae Chase 55 on whose lome the raid was made paid a f300 fine Friday on a charge of iefcping a gambling house She pleaded guilty to the charge be fore District Court Judge W P Butler Search Warrant Others arrested in the house for feited bonds or were sentenced in police court Police broke into the home at li p m Thursday Officers held an information and search warrant signed Dunn In addition to Chase 15 persons were arrested The others were charged a gambling house Police seizeda dice cup three pairs of dice and four boxes of playing cards Three partlyfull pint whisky bottles also were taken by the officers If Identified Six Mason City residents three persons from nearby towns and six Minnesotans were among those foundin the house and charged with frequenting a gambling house The 15 are Morris Traub 39 120 Washing ton Richard J Fox 37 Ma son City Michael Hinich 66 Arena Hotel John S Vicios 44 135V4 N Federal John AnadeoteX 56 216 Madison Jesse F Orr Win riebago Heights Lyle L Dows Fred W Jones ton Jay D Stole 52 Garner James Farho 54 Mankato Joel Goodman 39 Minne apolis Alma R Myers 33 Min neapplis Kathryn A Gerlicher 40 Minneapolis Herman H Reinen 47 and Edward L Shae 41 both of Winnebago Minn All but Reinen and Shae for feited bonds and they each paid fines vof Judge Dunn said lie made out the search warrant and information at about Thursday Police said there had been no complaints about Chases home but that the raid was made on the basis of own information Demos Johnson in Signal for Attack Belonged to Commie Cell Newsman Says Senators Hear More Testimony WASHINGTON cppyreader now employed by the New York Times told investigating senators Friday that he had belonged to a Communist cell at the New York HeraldTribune before he quit the party in 1948 The testimony was given to the Senate Internal Security Subcom mittee by Alden Whitman who said le had been a copyreader for the Times for a few days more than 4Vfe had worked for the HeraldTribune from 1943 to 1951 and for the Buffalo Evening News in a period covering somewhat more than a year starting in 1941 He r said he worked for the Com mittee for the Born from about mid1940 until Dec 1941 Violated RigKts Robert Shetton a copy editor for he New York Times preceded Whitman to the witness chair and declined to say whether he is a Communist Sheltonrefused plead the Fifth Amendment He contended the question violated his rights under the First Amendment of the Constitution and also threat ened freedom of the press By calling him before it Shelton contended the subcommittee is nudging the end of my copy pencil t is peeking over my shoulder as is engendering the fear that soon it will be looking into news rooms all over the Whitman said he was a member of the Communist Party from 1935 until 1948 but he steadfastly re fused to name party associates He said he was unwilling to be an Small Cell Whitman testified that he had aelonged to a Communist cell on the HeraldTribune only after the subcommittee brought out that he had acknowledged this in prior closeddoor testimony He said it was a small cell with perhaps a dozenmembers Chairman Eastland DMiss asked him if the cell is still in existence to your knowledge I have no knowledge I dont Whitman replied And you dont know whether its in existence now asked East land I wouldnt have any knowl Whitman replied ject of deep disappointment and regret to those who have tried to cooperate with the admin istration in the national interest Sometimes criticized by other Democrats for not opposing Eisen howers proposals more vigorously Johnson continued Most Americans know that the domestic situation is not as rosy as it is pictured and that the in ternational situation is one of deep He said the administration had become frantic about the farm situation and was rushing out a program to appeal to the particularly those in the in this years elections Reducing Taxes Commenting on Eisenhowers call for payments on the national debt before taxcuts Johnson said the Republicans had been bragging for months about reducing taxes billion in a period of deficit spending Chairman Byrd DVa of the Senate Finance Committee backed Eisenhowers statement that in a prosperity the nation could not afford to go further in debt o cut He said also he is pleased by he budget prospects Eisenhower outlined but I am disturbed by he fact that the message indi cates proposal of additional ex penditures in a halfdozen or more nondefense categories Chairman Ellender DLa and Aiken RVt one of the Senate Agriculture Committee awaiting a special farm message from Eisen hower Monday promised to at tack the problem of falling farm prices on But this jeace move seemec likely to restricted and short lived in the of and other t Promises Sen Humphrey de manded in an outbreak of Senate debate that Eisenhower keep the promises1 he made to agriculture in who frequently votes with the Demo crats complained that Eisenhower did nothing last year to halt im ports of rye wheat and oats from Canada when doriiestic prices for these grains were falling Sen McCIellan DArk said the tone of Eisenhowers message in dicated to him that unless some ad verse physical rfeport is forthcom ing Eisenhower is getting ready to run again McCIellan commented that many ofthe Presidents pro posals were obviously more politi cal than Sen Saltonstall of Massachusetts the assistant GOP leader said he doesnt believe Eisenhower gave the slightest hint of whether he in tends to Sen Francis Case RSD found Eisenhower more concerned with the responsibilities of the presiden cy than with the rhetoric of the SAME White flag means no traffic death in past 24 hours To Seek Removal AT WORK ON FARM Eisenhower listens as culture Ezra Benson right gestures and talks about the Presidents agriculture mes sage to be delivered to Congress Monday At center is Economic Advisor Gabriel Hauge Benson flew to Key West to confer with the vacationing Chief Executive I owa City Man Runs Into Three Kinds of Trouble on Highway IOWA CITY UP Leo Mar gold ran into three kinds f trouble in a half hour Thurs day His car left the road and rolled over several times into ditch Margold unhurt hitchhiked into Iowa City am returnedto find a rifle a shot gun a tire and a wheel stolen from his car Police then charged him wrth to have hie car under control ExStudent to Be Returned to Home in Red China WASHINGTON WlI After six years in a Missouri mental hospi al Liu Yungming is being re urned to his home in Red China Us government had charged that he 36yearold Chinese student was being held against his will The Immigration an nounced Thursday night it has re ceived approval fromhospital au thorities and from British officials n Hong Kong to deport the stu dent The deportation order has been pending since 1951 on the jround Liu no longer was studying at the University of Missouri The service had said earlier it had been balked by inability to get a Hong Kong transit visa This has now been arranged it said and doctors at the state hospital at Farmington have reported he student is nowwell enough to travel alone An immigration officer will ac company Liu to San Francisco from which he will sail Jan 8 the service He was committed to the hospital n 1949 after his r case was diag nosed as schizophrenia TheChi nese Reds charged Dec 15 that he was held in the hospital as a means of preventing his return to Red China vere scheduled to decline then States is demanding that Russia tax rate on corporation inpay for destroying a pme would continue at 52 perNavy plane last June ent Administration officials said a As for personal income tax diplomatic note billing the Russians nost lawmakers agreed with the for approximately that amount was resident there can be no reducdelivered to the Soviet embassy tion immediately But some held La wmd ke rs Ag reed on Ikes Tax Views From Our Wire will go President Eisenhowers request to keep federal sales and corporation taxes at their presen Bevels for another year Key lawmakers in both parties and both houses were agreed on They said there will be little or no difficulty in extending busines saving the three billion requested by Mr Eisenhower o the Union message This means excise tax rates on such items as gasoline cigarets cosmetics andfurs would continue at their present rate after April 1 although they originally unt j ni IT ut hope that another look at the 11 crewmen aboard was attacked government budget in the spring by Soviet jet fighters June 22 over an yet open the way to a reducthe Bering Sea between Alaska ion either on July 1 or next Janand Siberia uary Eisenhower The big plane was forced down in his congresin flames after being fired on by ional message ruled far as he is concerned any reduction low in income taxes And he said ic wont go along with a cut in he future until the budget can how a surplus even after some payment is made on the national debt Not everybody in Congress was aswed to the idea of debt reduc ion as Eisenhower Suppose lie akes a look in May or June and till Cant see a tax cut Would an election year ap prove a reduction anyway The way most members in both parties were talking Friday the answer was there was a eeling that the closer members get to election day the warmer vil wax their sympathies for the the Soviets No American lives were lost But 7 of the 11 Navy airmen were injured some serious ly Soviet Foreign Minister Molotov was in San Francisco at the time of the incident and ex pressed regret that it occurred He said Russia would pay half the damages but denied that Soviet planes caused the incident He also insisted the was over Soviet waters MRS LORD is w LONDON W The Salvation Armys oldest officer Brigadier lannah Lord observed her 99th birthday Friday Prince Grace in First Public Outing NEW YORK UP Actress Grace Kelly and Prince Ranier IK of Monaco were to make their first public appearance as an engaged couple Friday night after secluding themselves in her Fifth Avenue apartment to discuss an important wedding date Her Grace and the prince as tounded nearly everyone Thursday with the announcement that they will be married sometime after Easter They drove to Philadelphia for an announcement lunch and re turned to Miss Kellys New York apartment late Thursday night They were to appear together Friday night at a charity ball aptly named A Night in Monte The fabulous gambling casino Monte Carlo is located in the half square mile principality ruled by the prince The couple will royal box at the plush social affair held in the grand ballroom ofthe Wal dorf Astoria accompanied by her and Mrs John B socialite Mrs Lytle Hull and Father Francis Tucker the princes personal chap lain The socialite star is committed todo two more pictures for MGM and one of them High Society with Bing Crosby will begin pro duction Jan 17 After the wedding and honeymoon Miss Kelly will re turn to Hollywood for the second with Jimmy Stewart The filming of High Society is expected to take about two months a studio spokesman said which means the couple could be married any time after Easter April 1 Miss Kelly said she would take a leave of absence from MGM after completion of the second picture but it was deemed unlikely she MEET PRESS Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly as they met the press Thursday would ever resume her film career Miss Kelly refused to say out right whether her marriage would end her budding movie career dur ing a news conference at her par ents homeThursday But she said she certainly would live in Mona co The blonde actress will have a dual citizenship after their mar riage She will become a citizen of Monaco by virtue of her marriage to the prince but will retain her U S citizenship Miss Kelly said she likes a large family and royal children will be good news to Monagasques Under a World War n agreement With France which surrounds the principality on three sides Monaco reverts to France if the prince dies without an heir and that would mean such things as taxes ami mil itary U S Tells Russ to Pay for Destroying Plane WASHINGTON United TKe Navy Neptune plane with rAII About The Weather Mason City Much colder with cold wave Friday night low 510 below Continued cold Saturday high 510 above Mostly fair Fri day night increasing high cloudi ness Saturday Strong northerly winds diminishing night Iowa Fair and much colderFri day night Fair Saturday colder south and central Moderate to strong northerly winds Friday night Low Friday night 08 above northwest 815 southeast Iowa Temperatures Sat urday through next Wednesday will average near normal Normal highs 26 north to 34 south Normal lows 8 north to 15 south Cold temperature trend Sunday Cold er again Tuesday and Wednes day Precipitation will average less than onetenth of an inch with a chance of snow late Sun day or Monday Minnesota Much colder Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Maximum 45 Minimum 9 At 8 9 YEAR AGO Maximum 30 Minimum 12 OXDClT of Ozark Mason City in Blunt Protest The Mason City Airport Commis bn with a vigorous and point lank tongue lashing Thursday sked Ozark Airlines to give up City to make room t or a more responsible v V Two Ozark officials meeting ith the commission s aid they ould meet the issue when it came efore the Civil Aeronautics Board Washington The Ozark representatives were L T ah o St Louis general raffic manager of the E Myers operations manager They refused to say whether they ould resist efforts to get new ir service for Mason City but dded they would present their side of the story before the CAB Blunt Protest It was the most outspoken and lunt protest by the airport com mission since last June when the AB took the eastwest route irough Mason City away from iraniff and awarded the route to Dzark The a pre iared statement read by Hans ofte secretary of the group said t could not sit idly by and watch Ozark Airlines threaten and de itroy the commercial aviation busi ness in this area through negli gence and to the community Mason City and alpublicinNortti Tabor told the commission that the service jbeenj perfect the working on correcting THe flight that wrought Tabor and Myersfrom Jouis for the meeting was 40 min utes late Tabor said thatthe whole story las been based on prejudice from he word He told the com mission thathe suspected solicita ion concerning the complaints gainst the airlines Oxark Records The Ozark official said the air ines had records to show that er cent of all Ozark flights have een on time within 15 minutes i The commission said it has a ong list of and acts to back up the contention that Ozark noth ng but poor and erratic perf orm nces since they took over route 06 eastwest five months ago The complaints as listed by the ommission include many late flights cancelled flights stranded assengers missed connections vith other airlines and passengers bumped off flights at interme diate points said Ozark managed to counteract and un ermine the public confidence and interest in air travel North Shows Contempt Ozark was charged with mis andling its responsibility toward ilason City and its airport showing remarkable contempt for the nvestment and support Mason City ias given air travel The complaints against Ozark re justified said the commission iccause statistics show that com iared to Braniff service Ozark as had a pale smattering of on time The commission said its does ot believe Ozark capable of tak ng corrective action For that eason the airport group will ask he CAB to relieve Ozark from erving Mason City and assign an ther airline to route 106 Ozark officials said they would resent our side of the story to he CAB in the form of records and roof that Ozark has been fulfilling ts obligation to Mason City In essence they said Ozark resist any attempts to get ew air service forMason City Not Enough Time Tabor said he felt that Ozark has ot enough the proper fa ilities to prove they can serve Ma on City adequately He asked the ommission for improved facilities o handle the air traffic out of Ma on City He did not ask for any pecific improvements Tpfte speaking for the commls on told the Ozark lat they wanted no excuses no professional doubletalk or care Y   

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