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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 12, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T U r U E Cninris i THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 12 1956 This Paper Consists o Two FarmjilMFalls Far Short of Goal Ike County Red Cross to Make m Special Appeal for Funds Ieft this at Berlin Wis a few d North Iowa almost it has in takes over relief whenever such t tfeW lamihes in otle place Because of new disasters and the fact that many contributions this year did not answer the increased need the Red GoSonSt to f or Additional contributions to Ike DBS er may sij farm bill i He called nothing pres Eisenhower nan Pilots in Suicide A Goon 1 1 VI V UP Carl Clymer 24 Fort Dodge who Monda action on a robbery Democrats violation tried to commit suicide here to Agree on by eating pieces of a Contract he broke Sheriff INES OR LOUIS The 88 ca tarry S at the jail and copilots of Ozark A night accused the attempt and which operates in sev ower of betraying taken to a hospital He was examined by doctors and announced Thursday th they will go on strike at midnig 1 then said and returned to jjn the and Anthon pilots represented by tl n an effort to get Fort Dodge were Line Pilots Assn with hea night in connection in Chicago said tl Eisenhower a robbery of an stoppage was the only a sidcnt and said following failure has been said Clymer an agreement on a ne s in the way of federal sentencing on during several months charge of violating Senate in firearms act Points ction on the congreslegislation he was found in possession of a sawedoff shotgun in early asa the association nor tl airline with headquarters her at the bill had d Clll Uci disclose specific points addressed an although the ass fundraising dinner nocrats have led to said the issues involved retirement program wage i ligh price supports they lay a bill to help right on the and numerous rules ar working C N Sayen president of tl he Ga Wl said in Chicago that neg now what Ike is will kick off his for a new Ozark contra to unaware th voted on Democratic The De fight for and I hope 1he farmer to do with that bill He could veto it of course because it is direct ly contrary to his philosophy of reducing farm prices Howevet this is an election year and he may well decide that its the better part of valor in in an effort to to sign this bill get reelected Gen Eisenhower has person ally been doing all he could to keep Congress from raising the support prices farmers Tru man said This is one of the most amazing records of political betrayal I have ever seeen in all my years of public The former President spoke to about persons who paid a plate for the Jackson Day Din ner Truman recalled his 1948 cam paign in Iowa and asserted We are on the road to victory again today as we were in The situation at that time he said was that a Republican Con gress had tried to block every thing the Democratic President was trying to do for the This Truman added the roles are reversed and its a Republican President thats causing the instead of a Republican Congress but the re sults are just as maybe Iowa Democratic Chairman Jake More told the audience that attendance at the fundraising af fair the best in many years election campaign with an ad dress to 800 Republican Party leaders at a Washington dinner next Tuesday evening The Presidents vacation head quarters announced this Thurs day as White House Press Secre tary James C Hagerty hit back at former President Trumans charge that Eisenhower has been a donothing I dont believe that Mr Tru man by his own standards can recognize accomplishment when he sees Hagerty told news men in response to a request for comment About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and cooler Thursday night low near 30 Friday partly cloudy high upper 40s Iowa Partly cloudy and cooler Thursday night and south por tion Friday Low Thursday night 20s northwest 30s south Minnesota Fair and cooler GlobeGazette weather data to 8 Thursday Maximum Wednesday 64 Minimum Wednesday night 37 At 8 Thursday 37 YEAR AGO Maximum 63 Minimum 49 have been under way since June 1955 and that the dispute has been processed through all steps of the Railway Labor Act gov erning the ari line industry Strike Vote Fred Myers Ozark operations manager said he assumed the NMB would resume jurisdiction upon notification of the strike vote but said the airline had not heard from the NMB Its a little early for that Myers said Weve got a heck of a fine bunch of Myers said I dont want to say anything that would cause us further misunder Ozark operates 16 DC3s on routes in Illinois Kansas Mis souri Kentucky Indiana Wiscon sin and Iowa up 56 Drive Falls Short of Its Goal Record Year for Disaster In the midst of the worst disas ter year in Red Cross history th executive board of the countj Red Cross has decided that a special appeal for ation necessary Beginning Thursday afternoon and lasting through Friday the 13th Disaster a full scale campaign will be carried on to put the Red Cross over the top A release Thursday from the Cerro Gordo chapter of the Amer ican Red Cross showed that the annual drive for funds in the county has bogged down approx imately short of its 1956 goal of According to Red Cross offici als the regular fund drive which ended April i went well in many phases However all quotas of the organization were increased after the years drives were organizec because of the many recent flooc and tornado disasters The Cerro Gordo quota was increased over the amount originally set Four Ways In the Operation Emergencj drive in Mason City an appeal fo funds will be carried on in fou ways Local volunteers will man can beginning Thursday afternoon to pick up any contributions at the homes of those who offer funds The Red Cross office telephone number 1321 may be called at any time during the emergencj campaign by those who wish to donate money If the call is made after dark the contributor should leave a porch light burning to help guide the volunteer who will come to pick up the offering Starting Thursday noon about 45 members of the Red Cross executive board here will start a telephone chain appeal Each wiU call 10 persons and explain the need and how to contribute Each of those receiving a call is askec to call 10 more acquaintances Accepts Funds Donations may be given to the disaster drive in downtown Ma son City Friday night From 4 to 9 Friday Red Cross vol unteers will be stationed in 10 major supermarkets in the city These workers will accept fund for the emergency There also will be a Red CTOSL truck stationed at the corner oJ State and Federal Friday after noon and evening where contribu tions to the drive may be left The Red nationwide Cross emergency is President Eisenhow Mason City is one of 29 cities served by the airline Evansdale Baby Is Victim of Burns WATERLOO Rat liff 19 months old died in a hos pital here Thursday of burns he received when he was scalded while being bathed The infant son of Mr and Mrs William Ratliff Evansdale re ceived first second and third de gree burns on the lower portion of his body when he turned on a sathtub hot water tap Mrs Rat iff was out of the room when David was scalded er has appealed for public con tributions to the American Red Cross to help provide relief in last weeks tornado stricken areas in eight states More than 800 families are expected to ap ply to the Red Cross for financial help in restoring homes and small businesses and to meet medical costs The President made his appeal after receiving a telegram from E Roland Harriman national Red Cross chairman Harriman said the agencys disaster relief funds were just about wiped out as a result of allocations af ter recent floods Emergency Fund The national Red Cross nor mally has kept a substantial emergency fund on hand With the spring flood and tornado sea son coming up the organizations funds are dangerously low There were about families affected by the tornadoes which have al ready struck James C Hagerty White House press secretary said the Presi dent asked him to say that he is confident the American people as always will respond to this new appeal of the American Red Cross for contributions so they in turn can aid people in the distressed Cerro Gordo County Red Cross JUST LIKE A MOVIE SETThe famed casino provides a cinemalike background for Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier Thursday as she waves from the bridge of the royal yacht at Monaco The Prince sailed his yacht out into the harbor to take his fiancee off the liner Constitution Israel Egypt Sign Pledge UNITED NATIONS ff Secretary Feneral Dag Hammarskjold reported to the Security Council Thursday that both Israel and Egypt have agreed to refrain from hostile acts against each other except in selfdefense The pledges were made how ever before the air clash in which an Egyptian jet plane was reported shot down by Israeli aircraft Hammarskjold now in Cairo on a special Middle East pease mission made his report when he transmitted to the Security Council a series of communica tions he had with the leaders of Israel and Egypt In response to a special appeal from Hammarskjold both Israeli Premier David Ben Gurion and Egyptian Premier Gamel Abdel Nasser promised in writing to comply uncondi tionally with provisions in the Israeli Egyptian armistice agreement barring hostile and warlike acts Although both reserved the right to act in selfdefense Hammarskjold told them in separate letters that he did not understand the reservations in any way to detract from their unconditional undertaking to observe the armistice terms Prince Grace in Romantic Reunion at Monte Carlo By EDDY GILMORE MONTE CARLO UPSAmerican film star Grace Kelly greeted Monacos Prince Rainier III with a big smile and darling Thurs day as they staged a romantic reunion on the blue Mediterran ean Grace and the man she wil marry next week were reunitec on Rainiers yacht Deo Juvante I just offshore from his tiny Rivien principality The 32 year old Incident Good for Cause of Singer States CHICAGO singer Nat King Cole attacked by some white men while perform ing in Alabama Thursday said It will do a lot of good for the cause of I was a guinea pig for some hoodlums who thought they could hurt me and frighten me and that way keep other Negro entertainers from the south But what they did has back fired ci them because those thousands of white people in the audience could see how terrible it is for an innocent man to be subjected to such barbaric Cole one of the nations most popular vocalists was singing before a white audience of 000 in Birminghams Municipal Auditorium Tuesday night when a group of white men charged on the stage Cole was hit and fell against a piano stool He first brushed aside any fear that he was hurt but on returning to Chi cago a doctor ordered a short rest to permit him to recuper ate from minor injuries to his back right arm and left leg The 37yearold Alabamaborn singer said Those men who attacked me were trying to start a riot I dont think there was any thing is that they were against me as Nat I do think that it was meant to be a demon stration against When you think about Cole said there was integra tion as far as having a mixed group perform on stage Some people are against that like they are against having football players of different races in the same game Well all the other people ion stage with Heath his orchestra and the Four Freshmen and Juno all Asked whether he would con tinue performing before segre gated audiences in the South Cole said Sure I his chapter chairman Robert Shepard said that the general re sponse to the fund campaign this year was good as usual How ever he pointed out contact was not made with a considerable number of persons who generally contribute and probably desire to do so this year In addition individual contribu ions were smaller than should lave been expected according to Red Cross records Mason Cityans vere asked to ask themselves whether they have already given heir fair share to the Red Cross vork in view of the increased need A second contribution should be made if that was not he case Names of persons contributing o the emergency operation will be listed in the GlobeGazette While the drive is under way in VTason City the Red Cross at Clear Lake will be carrying on a similar program to raise funds o meet the emergency need Although Cerro Gordo County las escaped flood or tornado so far this year Shepard said the county is not a stranger to dis aster In June of 1954 floods caused widespread property dam age in the Mason City area At hat time the national Red Cross made workers and funds avail aBI te immediately and approxi mately was spent in this county for families victimized by high waters The policy of the Red Cross is to bring immediate aid food medical care funds for rebuild ing and wherever there is an emergency Following the eastern floods late last year the Red Cross as sisted more than families and smallbusiness owners at a cost of over While volunteers and workers were completing their job on that operation torrential rains on the west coast flooded 34 counties in three states Some families turned to the Red Cross for help there It is estimated that 000 of Red Cross funds will have been expended for postdisaster assistance on the west coast These disasters depleted Red bridegroom to be sailed his gleaming white 138foot craft ou to tie up beside the liner Consti tution which had brought his bride and a shipload of relatives friends and reporters from Amer ica The only immediate kissing was a light one Rainier quickly planted on the future Princess slender hand Five minutes later as the yacht steamed toward shore and the oitple stood on the bridge the rince wrapped his arms around fiancee Holding her big white hat on with one hand Grace up and put an arm around Rainiers shoulders Then radiantly holding hands hey sailed into port to a tunuil uous welcome With them were Graces par ents Mr and Mrs John B Kelly who had followed her on to the yacht from the liner As they neared the big stone entrance to the port Grace and he Prince embraced again Then vith one arm still around his overhead Cross funds to a critically low point Then came the recent se ries of tornadoes Hence the Red Cross national and local FAT MAN DIES JACKSON Tenn heart attack Wednesday proved fatal to 742pound Richard Wilbanks 20 billed as the worlds fattest man ridetobe Rainier pointed to his alace high atop the rocky pen nsula sheltering the harbor It is here Grace will make her future home Coast Lined Thousands of Monacans and isitors lined the Riviera coast to valch the reunion of the Prince and the American film beauty he vill wed in ceremonies Vednesday and Thursday The dockside was thronged with 000 tourists newsmen photog and hundreds of Monacan choolgirls wearing red and white national their hair Even the weatherman provided Senate House in Rebuff Must Act in 10 Days WASHINGTON Congress has plunged the farm issue more deeply into the 1956 political cam paign by sending President Eis enhower a new farm bill loaded with features he opposes In an allout rebuff for Eisen hower engineered by Democratic eaders first the House and then he Senate Wednesday gave final approval to a measure which ad ministration lieutenants predicted Eisenhower will veto Key Democrats declaring it was this bill or nothing predicted ie would sign it Not Good Bill Eisenhower vacationing at Au gusta relayed word that he still does not think the bill meets the test of a good bill It falls far short of our Secretary of Agriculture Benson said he was deeply disappoint The bill contains one major pro vision Eisenhower sought That is a soil bank program to pay farm ers subsidies of as much as a year for not plant ing cropland to commodities al ready in surplus But it includes a return to high support fnr thig year as well as other features which also would raise price props Eisenhower and Benson have repeatedly opposed such moves contending they will only aggra vate the problem by building up more surpluses GOP leaders made a lastditch effort in the House to refashion the bill more to Eisenhowers liking They lost 238181 losing 27 Re publican votes on the test while icking up 14 Democratic ones The House then passed the bill Voted for Bill WASHINGTON All mem bers of Iowas Republican con gressional delegation voted for the controversial farm bill on fi nal passage Wednesday nex a welcome fit for a princess The Mediterranean was almost glassy calm and it was a bright day de spite a few clouds overhead and darker skies to the north over the coast Scores of small boats cut white wakes in the sea around the Con stitution and the yacht Light planes and helicopters circled U S Flag After Miss Kelly came aboard the yacht hoisted the U S flag at the masthead with the royal colors As the Deo Juvante reentered the port of Monte Carlo Miss Kelly and the Prince came out on the bridge to receive a thunder ous greeting Lusty cheers from the crowd rockets and sirens of the ships in port mingled with a 21gun salute booming forth A cheer soared up from the huge crowd as the future Princess set foot on Monacan soil some 40 minutes after the yacht pulled alongside the dock Grace left the yacht first the Prince close behind He took her hand and helped her into a big green American limousine that carried them to the royal palace 237181 with 48 Republicans and 35 Democrats defecting from party lines The Senate promptly took up he bill agreeing to vote after hours of debate Passage there was on a 5035 rolicall Fifteen Republicans oined with 35 Democrats in vot ng for the measure against it vere 31 Republicans and 4 Demo crats That put the issue squarely up o Eisenhower There appeared no chance that Congress would override a veto Sen Aiken chief admin istration farm lieutenant in con gress said Thursday he is con fident Eisenhower will reject tha measure for half a dozen or more major Two Choices In effect Eisenhowers choice was whether to 1 Swallow his oftstated princi ples and approve a bill which en thusiastic sponsors said would provide as much as three billion dollars in added benefits this year for farmers whose income has been declining steadily for five years 2 Veto the bill with a prospect that Congress will approve no al ternate and thus face the voters n November on the basis of the present farm program Eisenhower will have 10 days n which to act from the time tha bill reaches him officially Eisenhowers signature of the measure would cast doubt on Bensons status as the farm Cabi net member Bensons whole farm program has been keyed to the principle of flexible price supports SAME   

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