Mason City Globe Gazette, March 16, 1956

Mason City Globe Gazette

March 16, 1956

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 16, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH iOWANS NEIGHBOR V OME EDITION Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 16 This Paper at Two No 137 DULLES Secretary of StateDullefis greeted by President Chiang Kaishek Friday at the Generalissimos home in the suburbs of Taipei Formosa Dulles visited Chiang while on his way home from the recent SEATO talks in Thailand He landed on Formosa from a short stay in the Philippines FarmerLabor Tieup in Iowa May Be Next By ROBERT HOG AN DBS MOINES Iowa have a farmlabor oTganiza tion on the political scene in the near future Adair County touched off the speculation on the possibility of a farmlabor tieup the other day when its Harrison Township chapter of the National Farm Organization in a 31 to 1 vote asked the national organization to revamp its bylaws to enable NFO to become affiliated with organized labor and seek admittance into the ranks of labor organizedfayttoreiO and Prior to this action by the township group there had been rumblings of the possibility of a farmerlabor tieup in Iowa One Republican official several weeks ago in studying the politically turbulent Iowa farm scene expressed the opinion that this state may be following Minnesota a farmlabor party The Farm Labor party has been merged into a Democrat FarmLabor unit in Minnesota Leaders of this states new farm organization which has its national headquarters at Corn ing disclaims any political tie up and continually express the point that the organization is nonpolitical and nonpartisan Fatigued But Full of Fight Final Vote Near on Farm Bill Curfew Clamped on Cities British Move in Reprisal Nevertheless there are those who believe that NFO could and might align with labor and become a potent political factor in this state It could be more potent now that steps are being taken in Iowa to amalgamate the AFL and CIO labor forces in line with the national merger of the two organizations Charge Denied When the NFO was being or ganized here several months ago Sen Bourke B Hickenloop er expressed the belief it was C10sponsored This has been de nied However the NFO now has its own candidate for the Republican nomination for the senate an At lantic farmer Duane Orion The farm group is out to defeat Hick enlooper in the primary The farm issue will be the big battle in the Republican primary this spring and summer and the dispute will center on rigid price supports as against flexible sup ports The NFO seeks 100 per cent crop supports and in this stand is backed by labor organizations The Eisenhower administration favors flexible supports and less government subsidy and control and Senator Hickenlooper is sup porting the administration pro gram In this he is also joined by the Iowa Farm Bureau Federa tion oldest and largest farm or ganization in the state Behind Normal Added to the conjecture is the fact that the Farm Bureau mem bership campaign is running somewhat behind normal which is construed in some areas as meaning its influence on the po litical scene may be slipping While a farmerlabor party would be new on the local scene there has been a farmlabor alignment in state politics before In 1948 leaders of the Iowa Farm Bureau and the Iowa Federation of Labor AFL joined forces with the Iowa State Education As sociation to help nominate Wil liam S Beardsley over Gov Rob ert Blue in the GOP primary Adlai Blasts GOP Record EVELETH Minn ffi Adlai Stevenson said Thursday night that some problems at home and abroad are met in Washington by a deadly drift while a chorus of Madison Avenue huck sters cry peace peace and Stevenson jokingly likened Vice President Nixon to a national and rebuked Sen Estes Kefauver with whom he is contesting in next Tuesdays Minnesota primary for delegates to the Democratic pres idential nominating convention Terming this a time of great decision of great danger and Stevenson said Abroad we can see the fires of nationalism flaming across Asia and Africa We can hear the voices from the Kremlin pro nouncing a new foreign policy aimed at capturing the uncom mitted third of the third that controls the delicate balance of At home governor said there is a farm depression and racial unrest in the South that threatens a con stitutional crisis And with all he said comes a vsense of drift in Washington a deadly drift that goes on Grace of God Kept Us Out of War Estes DULUTH Minn Sen Estes Kefauver says there are omi nous signs that we may be walk ing up to the brink The threat of war this time the Tennessee Democrat is in North Africa and the Middle East Campaigning for the Democra tic presidential nomination Ke fauver told a rally of the United Steelworkers in West Duluth Thursday night I do not think that it was Secretary of State Dulles who brought us back from the brink of war I think we came back by the grace of NICOSIA Cyprus authorities Friday clamped a 24 lour curfew on the towns of Li massol and Kato Zodhia The ac tion placed their inhabi tants under virtual house arrest Under such a curfew house wives may venture forth only a rew minutes at the noon hour to Duy groceries In Nicosia police rounded up 60 persons including 10 women for questioning on recent murders in the capital city New Incidents The stern measures were or dered in reprisals for bomb browing and stone hurling inci dents against the British army now engaged in tracking down the murderers of a British police lergeant Limassol one of the major ports Cyprus has a population of some Kato Zodhia is a village of in an agricultural district 20 miles west of Nicosia Both have been the scene of re cent antiBritish outrages Similar Action The British authorities took similar action Thursday against the residents of Larnaca stof Nisocia The 24hour curfew there was lifted Friday The curfew at Larnaca was im posed to prevent Cypriot retalia tion for the killing of a 7yearold Cypriot The town was described as a powder its pentup indignation ready to explode for the shooting of the boy on Wednesday Residents could leave their homes only once a day for food and water In Nicosia itself British para troopers patrolled the center of the city for the third straight day in expectation of new outbursts against British arrest and de portation of Archbishop Makarios leader of the Cyprus unionwith GrBetemovement 299th VICTIM COLUMBUS Ohio Schreiber 19 Thursday night be came the 259th victim of Ohio penitentiarys electric chair The frail palelooking youth was exe cuted for the slaying of a 17year old Toledo girl About The Weather Mason City Considerable cloudi ness withchance of occasional light snow Friday night Partly cloudy Saturday Warmer Fri day night and Saturday Low Friday night Satur day lower 40s Iowa Partly cloudy and warmer Saturday except mostly cloudy southeast Low Friday night 15 northeast 25 southwest Five day Iowa Temperatures Fridayjughtthrotigh next THIS BARRICADE IS PEACEPULCypriot children some of them h id ing their faces at the sight of the camera are the only demonstrators at a barbed wire barri cade erected by British troops in Nicosia Cyprus The Tommies are ready for any thing as evidenced by their machineguns State Couple Return Home Without Son Wednesday will average 3 to 6 degrees above normal Normal highs 48 north to 54 south Nor mal lows 26 north to 31 south Warming trend at beginning of period Little change thereafter No precipitation of consequence is expected Minnesota Light snow warmer Globe Gazette weather data up 0 8 Friday Maximum 26 Minimum 1 At 8 14 YEAR AGO Maximum 36 Minimum 16 EAST MEADOW N Y Gerald Dammans headed for a new home in Iowa Friday sac but desperately hopeful tha some day some clue will disclose what happened to their missing 3yearold son Gerald 26 and his wife Marl yn 22 packed with tears in their eyes Thursday as 2yearold Pam ela their other child romped around amid shipping crates 30Day Extensions The couples little boy Steven disappeared here last Oct 31 from in front of a supermarket His mother had left him outside for a few minutes with Pamela who was in a baby carriage Damman has been stationec with the Air Force at nearby Mitchel Field His fouryear en listment was up three month ago but he has been getting 30 day extensions in the hope some word would be received concern ing Steven The family is going Jy car to Newton Iowa and will live on a iarm belonging to Dammans father Reward Mrs Dammon tokl newsmen Thursday Its just like leaving part of yourself behind I dont be Heve well ever see Steven again but we can never adjust our lives without him Well be thinking and talking and praying about him the rest of Nassau County police still carry the case as but admit they are without clues A reward posted by the American Legion post at East Meadow and associates of Dam man at Mitche Field still is be ing he3d at a bank for anyone giv ing information leading to the boys whereabouts MILD HEADS STUDENT GROUP IOWA CITY Offcn irger University of Iowa senior from Shenandoah Thursday was elected permanent chairman of an organization named the Stu dents for Stevenson Eisenhower Gets Bowl of Shamrocks WASHINGTON Presi dent Eisenhower Friday got a bowt of shamrocks right from the old sod of Erin itself On this day be fore St Patricks Day Irelands Prime Minister John A Costetlo called at the White House and pre sented the gift to the smil ing President The sham rocks brought from his country by Costello earlier this week were in a silver bowl made in Ireland in 1787 Large Building in City for Industry Sought by State Does anyone have a building of more than square feet which will be available in the near future as a possible industrial site That question came to Mason City Friday from the Iowa Industrial De velopment Commission The information is to be used in a brochure being sent to industries seeking plant sites in Iowa Anyone knowing of such a building should contact James H e s t a n d Mason City Development telephone 146 Mild Weather on Tap for Weekend DES pleasant veather was in prospect for Iowa air his weekend as warmer moved into the state Friday Temperatures should average 3 o 6 degrees nbove normal for this time of the year and little precipitation is forecast Parts of southern Iowa received up to an inch of new snow during he night but if is expected to Malenkov in First Look at British Capital LONDON UP Former Sovie Premier Georgi Malenkov smil ing and gay joined Londons morning rush hour Friday for his First real look at the teeming British capital From the Soviet embassy he was driven through jampacked streets past Hyde Park and Mar ble Arch to Oxford Street Lon dons busiest shopping area He even made a slight detour pas he embassy in Grosveno Square the district Londoner call Little British Hosts Malenkov now Soviet minister of power stations ended up at thi offices of the Central Electricitj Authority They are hosts for thi hreeweek tour of British powe installations by Malenkov and hi party of Soviet power experts Office girls and early shopper clustered round as Malenkov stepped from his car with a broac smile across his sallow pudg face Poses for Photos The Russians themselves brok down the security curtain Scot land Yard threw around Malen kov on his arrival Thursday to prevent a nilCornmunist demair strations against him Before the sightseeing started a Russian official called photographers into he embassy grounds in Kensing ons Millionaires Malen ov wearing a lightweight grey overcoat posed cheerfully for a 0minute picture session Then the Russian press attache lormally an uncommunicative ierson handed round signed pic ures of all Malenkovs 14man elegation so newsmen could ecognize them easily Later Friday Malenkov and his men were expected to visit a ower plant just across the Thames from St Pauls Cathedral and attend a government recep tion at Lancaster House lomatic quarters here put on Hrit ish Prime Minister Edens cryptic reference Thursday at London to his inability to make public any Big Three military decisions be cause of constitutional differences between them big melt Friday as climb into the 40s HOPE IS LOST HARRISBURG Pa W F 0 frl Neiderer Carlisle died of heart attack Thursday night temperaturesiwhile attending a lecture on New Hope for the Pile of Amendments Remain for Decision f WASHINGTON UP The outlook for final Senate action soon on the farm bill brightened Friday on word that senators opposing higher dairy price supports and a twoprice plan for rice might not press fights against them Sen Ellender floor manager for the bill said he under stood the threatened battles might not develop and added thistipseme time Fridaynightbut it may not be If final action is not reached Friday night the bill may be put over until Monday Leaders were inclined against a Saturday session because numerous senators have engagements for St Patricks Day political speeches Sen Anderson DNM has pending an of many remaining in the remove from the bill provisions in by the Senate Agriculture Committee and designed to in crease price supports for butter cheese and milk It is this amend ment that Ellender said might not be pressed Anderson told reporters he was uncertain whether to insist on a vote on his amendment although believing the provisions now in the bill are unwise I fear we may begin another West Set to Act in Any Arab Fight Three Countries Reach Conclusions WASHINGTON United States Britain and France appar ently have reached basic under standing on the military measures they may take if an IsraeliArab war breaks out That was the interpretation dip the British governments ability to take decisive military steps on its own authority and the power which President Eisenhower may have for action in a crisis No Intention The American President is com manderinchief of the armed forces but Congress has the con stitutional responsibility to de clare war Eisenhower has said frequently he has no intention of engaging U S forces in military operations abroad without consult ing Congress Precisely how this would apply in the event of an extreme Middle East crisis has never been exactly defined Some officials say they private ly foresee the possibility of war developing so quickly that the President might be faced with a necessity of almost instant action Acted on Own Real or potential emergencies in recent years have been dealt with in quite different ways In 1950 President Truman acted on his own responsibility to order U S forces into action when the Communists struck in Korea Last year Eisenhower obtained pile up of butter cheese and dairy products in government he said Two Price Plan Sen Dirksen RIll has an amendment to knock out a pro posed twoprice plan for rice But Ellender said he understood Dirk sen was less inclined to push it since the Senate had voted 5439 for a domestic parity plan for wheat The wheat and rice plans both contemplate high supports for grain consumed in this country while allowing exports to find their price in the world market Sen Humphrey DMinn and other dairy state lawmakers con tend the provisions to which An derson objects would add somo 120 million dollars to annual in comes of dairymen who market milk used for manufacturing but ter cheese and similar Secretary of Agriculture Benson reduced milk and dairy products supports from 90 to 75 per cent of parity nearly two years ago That put the average return to pro ducers at a hundredweight for manufacturing milk 82 of Parity He continued this support level this year but it is now fig ured at about 82 per cent of par ity because of changes in the for mula used in calculating parity Basic farm law describes par ity as the price fair to the farmer in terms of the price level of things farmers buy and sets out a formula for figuring it Thus parity fluctuates with changes in other price levels or alterations in the formula for calculating costs The Agriculture Committee di rected that a base period of cost price relationships mure favor i ciunuiiaiupa IllDIL Congressafesolution dairy farmers be used thorizing him to take whatever military action he might decide to be necessary in defense of Formosa The administration so far has displayed no interest in seeking a similar blank check from Con jress to deal witTTpossible con flict in the Middle East Well in advance of an emergen cy the three Western powers vould have to decide on what hey might do in the initial hours f a conflict when figuring parity for them Dairy state senators claimed more than enough votes to retain the provisionseven if Anderson pushes his amendment SAME Bluffs Boy Dies in Car Accident COUNCIL BLUFFS L Hansen 16 Council Bluffs was killed in a traffic accident 101 miles east of here Thursday night while he and three other boys were returning from the state basketball tournament in Des Moines Their car over turned Hospitalized with injuries were Jerry Dorman 16 Larry Kelly 15 and Michael Moon 16 all of Council Bluffs Authorities said the car went out of control on a curve on High way 6 Newsman Enters Jericho Tomb Sealed for Years D n f t in M dh By DAVID SPURGEON New York HeraldTribune News Service Special to the GlobeGazette JERICHO I entered a tomb Thursday that had not been opened for years It was 15 feet beneath the earths surface in a rockcut vault and it was hot in there and smclled indefinably To get to the tombs you have to drive through the refugee camp which during the recent riots was seething with unrest and demonstrations Now it is calm but the reason for the unrest is plain to sec as you drive through the warren of tiny mud huts Almost nobody works in these has not worked for eight there is no work to be had The villages are vast mudcolored seas of frustration We drove through the village to a hillside beyond Some of the tombs are right in the front yards of the huts but the one we were headed for is on the hillside Some of the small boys of the village had thrown stones at the tomb diggers when they first came but there had been no real trouble Small boys here learn to throw stones from infancy When we got to the hillside we could sec a number of holes dug in the ground with workmen standing near them We walked toward one of the holes and we could see a workman down inside the circular shaft some 15 feet below He was pointing to an open ing about three feet in diameter beyond which was blacknesi That was the tomb door which he had just unsealed I went down the shaft on a ladder When I got to the bottom I looked inside the tomb It was light enough to see inside because the daylight coming in through the door was reflected from the light colored surfaces inside the tomb The tomb appeared to be about 10 feet long and five feet high It had been cut out from the rock There were human bones there and pottery and a lot of other indistinct materials some of them intact and some broken And there were seven skeletons lying in a row The skeletons were placed in order of decreasing size across the tomb This I was told later is unusual The Middle Bronze Age people ;

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