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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 9, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION AwocUted United Pitts Full Lease Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 9 1956 Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection No 131 Leader of Cyprus Rioting Deported Approve Proposal on Corn Farm Victory for GOP The Senate Friday adopted a compromise plan for corn to settle an angry farm bill debate The row was over provisions some senators said would give corn farmers an advantage over producers of other feed grain The argument was set off by an amendment proposed by Sen Hickenlooper RIowa to use 56 million acres as the base figure under which corn farmers would have to cut their plantings to qualify for payments from the ad ministrations soil bank plan A 51 million acre national allot ment for corn finally was written into the bill by voice vote after it was offered by Sen Humphrey DMinn and accepted by Hick enlooper Base Figure The farm bill as originally drafted proposd that the base al lotment be 43 million acres Hick enlooper argued that actual plant ings have totaled 56 million acres First Since 36 WASHINGTON days perfect turnout of sena tors to vote on farm price sup ports was the first time since Jan 27 1936 that every mem ber has shown up for a rollcall vote In 1936 the vote was on overriding a presidential veto of tht soldiers bonus bill English Woman Arrives to Visit Her DOOMED SISTER RED ROCK English housewife brought from across the sea through the generosity of Iowa farm folk Friday arrived at the sickbed of her cancerstricken war bride sister Dora Fullerton 41 Hull England tried to fight back the tears when she saw her sister 39yearold Mrs John Visser for the first time in 10 years I tried awfully she said But I didnt quite Mrs Fullerton came to this country on money collected by members of the Methodist Church in nearby Monroe Iowa where Mrs Visser had taught Sunday school Docfors have given Mrs Visser only a few weeks to live and it was her wish that she could see her sister again HOW DOOR WAS OPENED Corro Gordo CountyBep in recent years and that figure should be the base Otherwise he said corn farmers would have to cut acreage so sharply few would participate in the soil bank plan The election year farm bill al ready has been stripped of rigid price supports for cotton corn and peanuts This action shoved through Thursday 5441 was a major victory for President Ei senhower Spokesmen for the flexible sup port system which the administra tion seeks have argued that the Democratic proposal for a return to higher support levels of the Truman administration would de feat the purposes of the proposed soil bank plan This would pro vide federal payments to farmers for taking land out of the produc tion of crops that are in surplus Benson Congratulated At the White House meanwhile Murray Snyder assistant press secretary said President Eisen hower Friday congratulated Sec retary of Agriculture Benson on the Senates rejection of the pro posal to restore rigid supports Snyder told newsmen Eisen hower extended congratulations to Benson at the start of a Cab inet meeting In response to a question Sny der said there was no truth in a published report that the Presi dent had telephoned some sen ators in the hope of getting them to vote against rigid supports The vote against the rigid price supports for cotton corn and pea nuts threatened a similar fate for Democratic proposals to return to higher support levels for wheat and dairy products Charges of deals and lobby ing interspersed debate as the senators worked until before recessing in a confused tangle over government pay ments to corn farmers completed action on only 2 of more than 70 pending amendments and appeared un likely to reach a final vote before next week Senate Extends Life of Probe Committee WASHINGTON Senate voted Friday to extend until March 31 the life of its fourmem ber special committee named to investigate a campaign contribution offered Sen Case RSD during the gas bill de bate Action was by voice vote and with no debate Sen George DGa has explained that the committee needed extra time to draft its report The original dead lisa was March 1 Then it was extended until Saturday March 10 Girls Get 30 Days in Jail Judge Calls Them Spoiled INDEPENDENCE Kan Tour Newton Iowa high school tudents who concocted a story of being kidnaped were given jail sentences Friday by a judge who told them they appear to be very spoiled little Quiet and appearing to be in deep thought the four pleaded guilty before Judge Walter Mc Vey to charges of disturbing the peace and were sentenced to 30 days in the county jail here One wiped her eyes Under Advisement Before sentence was pro nounced County Attorney Tom Grossman told the court that if he question of a parole arises he would recommend that it be taken under advisement for a ew Several thousand dollars was spent because of the foolishness of these girls and more than telephone bills alone were uty Sheriff Duane Mayfield Friday examines pry marks arrows and broken glass on the door of the James Re frigeration Co on Highway 18 west of Mason City The building was one of three entered during the night Report 3 Breakins But Nothing Taken Sheriffs officials Friday were investigating a series of breakins along Highway 18 west of Mason City in which three business houses broken into but not a thing was missing or damaged Gen Modes Gets Army Post in Europe WASHINGTON UP The White Deputies said the after curred sometime The three businesses breakins oc midnight broken into were James Refrigeration at the the west edge of Mason City Beacon on House Thursday announced appointment of Lt Gen Henry I Cafe and Dewey Electric Hodes as commander in chief of Hlghway 18 in Ventura Eu in the United States Army rope effective May 31 Hodes now commanding gen eral of the 7th Army in Europe Anthony will retire succeeds Gen Auliffe tim who C at Mc that All About The Weather Mason City Cloudy Friday night low and colder near 10 Saturday partly cloudy and colder high upper 20s Iowa Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday Some chance of scattered snow flurries Colder Low Friday night 10 north to about 20 south High Saturday in the 30s Five Day Iowa Temperatures Saturday through next Wednes day will average 4 to 8 degrees below normal Normal highs 40 north to 50 south Normal lows 22 north to 28 south Some what colder Saturday Warmer Sunday and Monday Colder again Tuesday and Wednesday Precipitation will average one fourth inch or less occurring as rain or snow Monday or Tuesday Minnesota Cloudy and cold Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Maximum Minimum At 8 Snow IV The front door on all three establishments was pried open with a Vz inch tool probably crow bar The front door glas at James Refrigeration was broken Officials admitted they are puz zled by the breakins Nothing wa taken from the buildings al though there was about in the cash register at James Re frigeration and radios shotgun and other merchandise were oui in the open As xar as can be determined nothing was touched in the three businesses Deputies said the breakins might have been the work of teen agers or men with a g r u d g e against the sheriffs office be cause of a previous conviction or arrest YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum PARTLY CLOUDY and in made on calls to Newton other he said After passing sentence Judge McVey said In view of the seriousness of the offenses I am not going to consider a parole at this In passing sentence the judge told the girls Your parents should take a hair brush to you when you get County Atty Tom Grossman said the girls needed a The girls then were returned to jail in custody of a matron Separate Please The girls were not represented by counsel Each entered her plea separately Three of their parents were in the courtroom Mrs George Damman Mrs Ed ward Jensma and Homer L Davis Mrs Damman cried during the proceedings One of the girls Judy Dam man 17 explained that they de cided on an impulse Wednesday to drive the 32 miles from Newton to Des Moines instead of going to their afterschool jobs When we got to Des Moines we were afraid to go home so we just kept she said They fabricated the kidnaping story a they traveled she added It was a crazy kid growled Sheriff Floyd Huggin Thursday night after the girl hoax following eight hours questioning The other girls are Lois Davis Gloria Jensma 18 Im terribly Davis told a reporter not that LONDON government JUST ONE GUESS British Muscatine Woman Killed by Auto MUSCATINE UP Grace Smith 56 Muscatine was injured fatally late Thursday when struck by a car at a downtown inter section Authorities said the car was driven by Harvey James Ball 18 a Wilton Junction High School student Mrs Smith died about two hours after the mishap at Musca tine County Hospital No charges have been filed against Ball NICE HUH MONTCLAIR N J store owner Philip B Brooks has no trouble remembering his new telephone numbers He just dials PHLLIP B to get his home number PI 45472 The store phone rings when he dials P4 plus DUBUQUE HARBOR OPENEDThe arrival of the Coast Guard Cutter Fern Thurs day meant the opening of commercial navigation on the Mississippi River from St Louis to Dubuque The cutter equipped with a large iceplow is shown breaking ice m the mouth of the Dubuque harbor Disarmament Plans of U S Greatly Revised WASHINGTON UBThe Eisenwill be more acceptable to RussiaTim of any effective disarma hower administration has drastithan was President Eisenhowers ment agreement cally revised disarmament open skies plan for mutual It concentrates instead on policy to meet what officials conaerial inspection of the two big bringing under control nuclear ceive to needs of the by powers when it stood alone weaponsA bombs and Hbombs In this respect Stassen made on cutting back such things i O O fcJLCiOOCll IJUdUC Presidential Asst Harold Stasclear the United States has mod sen told a news conference Thursified its position from that which day he believes the new program Nixon Present at Stag Held by Eisenhower WASHINGTON W The White House said Friday that Vice Pres ident Nixon was present at a pri vate stag dinner President tlfes abandons the idea that substantial cuts in military manpower must be a primary Stassen will fly to London Satholds that it is impossible to po urday to coordinate new U S lice adequately agreements to re disarmament proposals with rep resentatives of France i Jjfi VVJtlVQ HJi and Canada in advance of a new tributing atomic materials to an negotiations with the Sointernational atomic pool for hower gave Thursday night for 30 guests But Asst Press Secretary Mur ray Snyder told newsmen he was unable to for sure whether there was any discussion of Nix ons political the big question whether he will bid for another term as vice president The guest list was reported to include a group of Eisenhowers broke down and admitted the key 1952 political advisors There of was speculation that one ques tion up for discussion might be that of a place for Nixon on this 18 Janeane Fahrney 17 and years Republican ticket Asked about reports he was being urged M i s s to dump the Vice President I dont Eisenhower said at his news con did it Were really ference Wednesday that he has told Nixon to chart his own course in that regard and tell Eisenhower what he wants to do Except for saying that Nixon Friday said it has was one of the guests Snyder re stockpiled gallons of casfused to list those present at the tor oil but it would not say why White House affair VALLEY THREATENED Allegheny Pours Flood Waters Into the Ohio PITTSBURGH Allegheny River gorged by heavy rains poured its surging waters into the Ohio Rivir here Friday Flood forecasters warned of damaging high waters which may hit the rich Ohio Valley William Houghton head of the Flood Forecasting Service at Pittsburgh said the Alleghenys crest rolling down its western Pennsylvania valley after causing heavy damage in upriver com munities would reach about 27 feet at Pittsburgh Flood stage at the citys Golden Triangle where the Allegheny meets the Monongahela to form the Ohio is 25 feet Forecasters emphasized that the prediction was subject to revision in case of more rain But the weather turned cold and snow flurries were whipping through the area The Allegheny which rises in the mountains of Pennsylvanias Potter County then flows north into New York state before bend ing back into the Keystone state went over its banks early this week At Salamanca N city officials were forced to declare a state of emergency and downstream in Pennsylvania Warren an industrial community of residents was battered by its worst flood in history Damage at Warren was estimated at more than a million and a half dollars by a police official The Allegheny crested at Warren at feet nearly five feet above flood level late Thursday The high waters forced I ho evacu ation of the citys General Hospital drew Soviet criticism after it was presented by Eisenhower at the summit conference last July viet Union there March 19 The new policy elements of which have been disclosed at var 12 Perish in Home Blaze OXFORD Pa W Twelve members of one family were killed Thursday night in a fire that destroyed their tworoom tarpapered home The victims were identified as the wife children and grand children of John Twyman a 36 yearold truck driver and a long time resident of the Bottoms section of Oxford Twyman police said appeared at the scene of the blaze as the last of the bodies of the Negro family were being recovered Pa trolman Claude Swift said Twy man was shocked into mumbling incoherency but told him he had just returned from Baltimore Fire Marshal Robert Brown identified the victims as Mrs Catherine Twyman 35 whom he said was pregnant and Lhese Twyman 20 Claudette 16 John Twyman 14 Josephine 12 Stephen 9 Doris 7Lewis 5 Janet 3 Jo seph 8 months and Eleanors 2 and Harriet 16 months Brown said Eleanors children were born out of wed lock Brown said the home was heated by both a coal and wood stove and by a kerosene heater Becavise of the complete de he added we can only assume that one of the two heaters exploded or be came overheated and set fire to the peaceful purposes Thus even though the United States and Russia did not know the exact size of each others nu clear stocks each would know low much was withdrawn and therefore the amount by which existing stockpiles were being cut Dack Eisenhower SAME 88 ItUrk mMrn ll linnri druth In i Drastic Move by British Three Others Also Ousted FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES NICOSIA Cyprus Britain Friday deported Archbishop Makarios leader of the Cypriot Union With Greece move ment in the interest of promot ing peace order and good gov An official statement on the ex pulsion said the archbishop now is so far committed to the use of violence for political ends that he either cannot or will not abandon He has already left with three other leaders of the Greek All four deportations were ordered under emergency regulations instituted after this British island colony was torn by and shootings An official announcement said the four departed under escort for a destination which will be announced Waiting for Plane Makarios archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church had disappeared earlier while waiting for an airplane to take as bombers and missiles Stassen said it also offers method for reducing existing stock piles of atomic explosives even though the administration dttce them The formula provides for con sketched out the main elements of the new pro gram in a letter to Soviet Pre mier Nikolai Bulganin made pub lic Tuesday Stassen expanded on them Thursday with reporters One element which remains un changed from proposals put forth during the Truman admin istration is insistence that an ironclad inspection arrangement is the first essential of any arms reduction system But under Eisenhowers open skies plan this would be aimed not only at policing production of atomic materials but also at making it impossible for Russia the United States or any other country to mobilize without detec tion the men and weapons need ed for a surprise attack The primary consideration is to bring the possibility of sur prise attack and the production of nuclear weapons under con trol him to Athens American educated the arch bishop leads Greekspeak ing residents in their demands The other residents of the island Turkishdescended are opposed to Enosis Secret negotiations to restore peace to the island collapsed last Monday and Makarios defied British threats of armed might to crush disorders The drastic crackdown against the antiBritish nationalist forces was expected to set off new trou ble in this island which has been rocked for months by riots ter rorism and killings over its future status New Crisis The forcible removal of the pro Greek leaders also was expected to precipitate a crisis in relations between Greece and Britain But Gov Harding moved swift ly with the backing of the govern ment in London to put into a new and tougher British policy aimed at restoring order He also ordered immediate censorship of all cables to Greece and banned long distance telephone calls At the same time the British deployed troops throughout this strategic Mediterranean island to wipe out proGreek terrorism in Cyprus by force Three Saved From Death After Fumes Seep Into Apartment IOWA CITY and a utility worker saved three per sons from possible death early Friday when exhaust fumes from a car seeped into an upstairs apartment Police received a call from Bruce Snell a State University of Iowa law student from Ida Grove about 3 reporting some thing Officers said he was incoherent They hurried to the Snell apart ment located over a garage and found the student groggy and nearly overcome in the living room His wife was unconscious in bed A further check found a car with its motor running in the basement garage Vernon Ras mussen 32 Iowa City was un conscious in the car Mr and Mrs Snell and Ras mussen were taken to University Mother and Son Burned When Fire Sweeps Home OSKALOOSA A mother and her son were injured when fire destroyed the Lloyd Patrick farm home nine miles southwest of here early Friday It was believed the Patrick fam ily was asleep when the fire of undetermined origin broke out about 6 a m Mrs Patrick 56 was burned over her entire body and was listed in critical condition at Ma haska County Hospital here Her son Glen 21 suffered cut hands and arms in jumping through a window to escape He was in good condition Patrick apparently escaped in jury Although the twostory Frame house was destroyed Oska loosa firemen saved other build ings on the farm BULLETIN TUNIS Tunisia ffi French demonstrators Friday night marched on the United States Consulate and ransacked it Af ter breaking into the consu late the demonstrators went on to the offices of the U S In formation Service in the center of the European quarter of Hospitals where their conditionsl town There papers and wore reported as not serious were strewn about the floor 1   

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