Thursday, January 19, 1956

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 19, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited far United Full Wiru N ClTY GLOBEGA2 THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS E HOME EDITION MAKE EVERY DAY SAFE DRIVINGDAY MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 19 195 This Paper Consists of Two No It Doesnt Object to Entering Name WHILE POWER REMAINS BALANCED Q MidEast Truce Wind Up Study of Problems Major Topic for Ike Eden By JOHN M HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON UPl U S am British officials have agreed it i vitally important to make peac Israel and the Arab state in the next few months A joint effort to strengthen the whole Middle East against Rus sias cold war offensive may tak the form of a declaration of hop for peace by President Eisenhower and Prime Minister Eden when they confer here at the end of the month Preliminary to those sessions of ficials of the State Departmen and the British Foreign Office are winding up an intensive study o Middle Eastern problems Preliminary Talks Officials of both governments said the preliminary talks were aimed at breaking down complex Middle Eastern problems for quick consideration and action by Eisen hower and Secretary of State Dul les on one hand and Eden and Brit Secretary Selwyn Lloyd onihe other It appears that a maximum ef fort will be made in coming months to find some way to bring the Israeli and Arab ernments particularly that of Egypt into ac tive although indirect ne cfnMaftnnc The conferees were reported in full agreement that continued inci dents and hostile statements pre vent development of the kind of stability they consider essential Some of the officials feel the best hope of peace lies in the nexl few months since the military bal ance between Israel and the Arab states has not yet been seriously upset by the flow of Communist arms from Czechoslovakia to Egypt Deep Concern The Israeli government is deeply concerned over growing Egyptian military strength Egypt on the other hand is anxious to under take extensive economic develop ment a great new dam on the Up per Nile at Aswan Western ex perts say that Egypt needs peace in order tocarry out this program Western officials said progress is being made toward ironing out difficulties in the way of Egypts acceptance of a BritishAmerican offer to help get the dam started It seems certain that pending a possible IsraeliArab peace major American emphasis in the Middle East will continue to be on a coun trybycountry basis It is agreed also that it is inv portant to counter Russias bids for friendship with nations which are neutral in the cold war This may result in some later pulic reaffirmation of AmericanBritish support for the neutrals of Tinder in Middle East BRADFORD England ing that there is plenty of dry tinder in the smoldering Middle East to touch oit World War III Prime Minister Eden said Wednes day night fear of nuclear reprisal is still the chief deterrent to global conflict Speaking at a Conservative party rally Eden warned against over confidence that the danger of general war has receded I do not want to be misunder he said The risk is al ways there and a universal explo sion could easily be touched off by hostilities in some critical re gion such as the Middle East If there is less fear of world conflict he said it is due to the deterrent of nuclear weapons Re move the deterrent or take risks in pretending the deterrent is not there and the world outlook would be terrifying Champ Corn Grower Says Theres NO MONEY IN FARMING CHICAGO Mississippi farm boy who has no plans to be farmer has reaped bigrewards and honors for raising a record corn crop on one acre of land Lamar Ratliffs bumper crop of bushels on his fathers farm at Baldwyn is an alltime high His feat was compared to running the mile in less than four seconds or climbing Mt Everest The average sere of corn yields about 40 bushels Lamar Uyearold high school junior had a simple explanation of how he did it 1 just worked at it I reckon But I had some help from my mule In planning for the 1955 crop Lamar after planting cultivating and thinning had stalks in his acre it was fertiliied with 15 tons of manure and pounds of commercial plant foods More than 40 inches of rain fell on the patch during the growing season I think Id like to be a Lamar said in anson Clear Lake attorney was named chairman of Governors Days at Clear Lake scheduled for July 2729 He was appointed Wednesday evening by the board of directors of the Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce which sponsors the celebration Ted Elioff was named chairman of Miss Iowa Beauty Pageant held in conjunction with Governors Days About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and cold through Friday Low Thursday night tio15 below High Friday around 18 Partly cloudy Friday little warmer west and central Low Thursday night 10 below extreme northwest 10 above extreme southeast Minnesota Cloudy and cold Globe Gazette veather data up o 8 Thurs day Maximum 16 Minimum 8 At 8 3 Precip Snow in YEAR AGO Maximum 19 Minimum 13 Last Noose Cut on Illinois Toll Road Plan DES MOINES UB Gov Leo Hoegh said Thursday it looks like the last noose is being cut in the legal conflicts which faced construction of an Illinois toll road With Illinois coming to the Iowa border it makes the Iowa toll roac project even more Hoegh commented We should be able to begin construction in the spring of 1957 We could complete our job by Christmas of is the optimistic Cxnrrt Wednesday directed the state treasurer to deliver 415 million dol lars worth of toll road bonds to the Illinois Toll Road Commission On that basis Hoegh The litigation cPAas of the Illinois now be complete and that should free the Illinois commission to sel bonds for Phase 2 by next fall After that Iowa can negotiate sale of its bonds and can be Phase 1 of the Illinois project calls for a toll road from the Qlinois Indiana border swinging around Chicago to the west sranching west to Aurora and then north to Rockford and the Wiscon sin border Phase 2 calls for ex ending the Aurora branch to the Quad Cities The Iowa law provides that this state cannot start its project until a toll road is assured to the Iowa jorder Hoegh said the litigation in Illinois hasnt delayed Iowa any so ar He commented he believes that because of the extensive toll road network in the east Iowa can sell its bonds at less than per the lawsets PARRY QOUDY the maximum at 4 per cent HEADS DES MOINES Har old Honohan Boone was named president of the Iowa Congress of Parents and Teachers as the board of managers of the organization met here Wednesday Indians Continue to Riot 37 Dead in Disorders BOMBAY India ffi Rioters looters and arsonsists surged through Bombay again Thursday continuing thefourday outburst o violent protest against making the city a separate state An official government broad cast said at least nine persons wer killed by police firing into mobs Thursday Additionally one police man was stoned to death by rioter and several members of one fam ily were attacked and killed in then car other sources reported The government report raises to at least 40 the number killed in disorders this week in Bombaj State Officials said they believed the Communists were trying to set up parallel government under cover of therioting Leftwing strongarm men were reported in filtrating the demonstrations from the Satara District A paralle government was set up in tha district during the 1942 Nationalis outbreaks against British rule Defend City Responsible citizens made readj to defend this city K Patil Bombay leader of the ruling Con gress brigade ofarmed wbul be organized to help the polic combat the flaring outbreaks Operating in gangs the rioters spread havoc over a wide area in this second largest city in India Dne report said a group of citizens fought a pitched battle with a mob near Bombays Central Railway Station v The disorders broke out Monday n protest of the governments plan o reorganize the Indian states along language lines This would make Bombay City a separate mall state under the direct ad ministration of New Delhi of the rioters demandthat the city be the capital of a separate state of Marathispeaking peoples Post Burned A police post was burned before dawn as a curfew failed to halt the violence Police poured in from outlying districts to relieve local officers who had fought the out ireaks for 72 hours but the vio ence spreadrapidly American Evangelist Billy Gra lam now on a visit to India said he spent six hours wandering around Bombay Wednesday Asked his reaction to the violence he re plied The human heart is the same all over the world the only difference is in the color of our kins I like India because it is a wonderful S forest of stovepipes on the side of me ir national Trade Ministry Building in downtown Tokyo is a sure sign of in Japanese capital where central heating virtually is unknown When cold each office a wood stove and hooks it up to a pipe leading to the roof Some of the pipes are 30 feet long They ring all four sides of some buildings Mr Force to Get Most of Proposed Building Program From Our Wire Servicej WASHINGTON The Defense Department Thursday asked Con jress to approve a new worldwide military building program to cosl more than half of it the Air Force he program included in the 1957 fiscal year budget submitted this week covers projects at 292 Car and Train Collide 2 Die MARSHALLTOWN per sons were killed in a cartrain col ision at a crossing in Marshall own Wednesday Dead were William F Thomp son 38 and his wife Doris both of Marshalltown Authorities said the Thompson car drove into the side of the die sel engine of an eastbound Chicago and North Western freight train The engineer Joseph Whalen Ilinton said he saw the car cbm ng and laid on the whistle for more than a block before the en gine reached the crossing car was hurled about 25 feet ifter the impact and crashed into i telephone pole Both bodies were brown clear of the wreckage i up Of home squa street in Bombay India Thursday as glass logs and oil drums tossed by rioters litter the roadway Dozens have been killed and hundreds hurt in the continuing disturbances Omaha Woman Slain ExHusband Hunted OMAHA WVA 31yeaivold Omaha roman died in a hospital early Thursday of more than a dozen tab wounds and deep slashes in lie neck face back and chest Police said Carolyn Thomas Nor wicki apparently was cut by a six nch knife blade on the street on imahas near North Side Detective Capt Harry Carpenter said police were searching for her former hus jand described as a large man weighing about 300 pounds for uestioning In the case NEW TESTS START LAS VEGAS Nev tflThe first in a series of Atomic Energy Com mission tests was conducted Wednesday It was presumed a small atomic device was detonated but the AEG declined to disclose the nature of the explosion defense installations in every state except West Virginia and at 42 in Alaska Hawaii Puerto Rico anc the Canal Zone plus eight foreign countries and Pacific islands One feature of the measure is provision for the sale abroad of 150 million dollars of surplus farm products to defray the cost o some new military housing over seas Proposed military building in eluding land acquisition in the continental United States would total the overseas construction figure is and work at classified and unspe cified locations amounts to Nearly 80 million dollar Extended Cold Spell Expected By The Associated Prei5 The mercury skidded far down into the thermometer in Northern and Western Iowa Wednesdaj night The Weather Bureau said the colder air would spread to the eastern edge of the state Thurs day night Low temperatures reached 20 de grees below zero at Spencer 19 below at Sioux Rapids 18 below at Sibley and Atlantic and 16 be low at Lone Rock By contrast the low at Dubuque w a s 24 above zero The Weather Bureau said the ridge of cold air lying over Iowa still shows no sign of moving and temperatures are expected to re main cold at least through Satur day Israel Condemned for Syrian Attack UNITED NATIONS N Y The United Nations Security Coun cil Thursday unanimously con demned Israel Cfpr last months attack on a Syrian outpost on the Sea of Galilee Russia joined the West in voting or a resolution sponsored by the United States Britain and France which censured the young Jewish state for the attack in which 56 Syrians and 6 Israelis died The measure carried no provi ion for indemnities to Syria or punishment for Israel is earmarked for the construction of military family housing units in the The Air Force is allotted th lions share of military construe tion the Navy rank a poor second with an the Army is down for California gets of tti building money more than an other state Florida ranks secon with allocations totaling 000 and Texas is third with Outside the continental Unite States Alaska tops the list for nei building with more than mil lion Hawaii is allocated 000 and the Philippine Islands Here is a Midwest breakdown o the construction program ILLINOIS Hospital G r e a Lakes Naval Training Center Great Lakes Air AFB Belleville IOWA Air City Municipa Airport Sioux City MINNESOTA Air Municipal Air port Duluth Minneapolis St Paul International Airport MISSOURI Louis Support Center Air Force Grandview AFB Kansas City Whiteman AFB Knobnoster NEBRASKA Air AFB Lincoln Offutt AFB Omaha DRIVER OF YEAR DES MOINES UP Lewis E Cook 33 Waterloo Thursday was named driver of the year 1955 by the Iowa Motor Truck Assn SAME Black traffic 74 But Says Mind Not ade Up Meets Press at Capitol By MARVIN ARROWSMITH WASHINGTON Ek enhower said Thursday he has no objection to entry of his name in the New Hampshire or presidential jrimaries in other states But said still has not made up his mind whether to run for a second term Eisenhower told a jammed news first in Washington iince his Sept 24 heart hat he will announce his decision as soon as it is firmly fixedin my He added I shall strive to see that it is based as to my best judgment on the good of our Anticipating a barrage of politi al questions at this first Washing ton meeting with newsmen since last Aug 4 Eisenhower came to Thursdays conference with a pre pared statement dealing with his political future It was in the form of an official reply to formal notice that his name has been entered in the March 13 New Hampshire presi dential primary the Bfg Victory It was a whopping victory in New Hampshire which gave Eisen hower his first big boost toward the Republican presidential nomi nation four years ago In addition to the New Hamp shire primary his name already has been entered this year in the one to be April Petitions by New Hampshire citizens entered Eisenhowers name in that state In his reply to formal notice of the action he said he grateful for their I do not feel I shouldinterpose any objection to such His statement dealt only with New Hampshire But later in the conference Ei senhower said in reply to a question that he would take the same stand is he would have no objec entry of his name in any of the state presidential primaries The President appeared to be in ood spirits and laughed heartily several times He showed some residual evidence of a light suntan he picked up recently in Florida On another subject the President voiced complete faith in Secretary of State Dulles but declined to get into the controversy over Dulles brink of war interview He said he has not read the magazine article in which Dulles was quoted as saying administration policy has prevented war in Asia three times and that the ability to get to the without getting into the war s the necessary Eisenhower said his own view is hat in waging peace the country las got to stand firmly on essen ial matters And if that brings on he danger of a conflict because f aggressive actions by others he aid you can regard that as Go Before Congress Nonetheless Eisenhower said vhen it comes to war he would go lefore Congress and say what he hought In regard to criticism by Gen B Ridgway Eisenhower aid that if there were any mis tatements in his 1954 State of the Union message they should be a ken up with Secretary of Defense Vilson and Adm Arthur ot with the President Eisenhower made the statement rhen asked about Ridgways mag zine article statement that as rmy chief of staff he did not go long with the military cuts pro posed in that message even though ic message said the defense pro ram had been approved unani mously by the joint chiefs of staff Ridgway also contended that ho ad been put underpressure to fit is ideas on Army needs into a preconceived politico military party line based on budgetary onsiderations He said domestic clitics was involved Eisenhower said he has been etting all sorts of f it deeply felt but narrowly con since 1940 And aid that if he had followed all he advice he got he never would ave got across the Atlantic during Vorld War II much less acroai he English Channel