Mason City Globe Gazette, April 30, 1956

Mason City Globe Gazette

April 30, 1956

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 30, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Horn ft flou m Makejfour Dreams Come True in Mason City MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Associated uuj United Press AT MAKES ALL NORTH tOWANS NilGHBORS HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 30 1956 Dull This Paper Consists ot Two No 171 SURPRISE TURN OF EVENTS es Defends Foreign Aid Program Soviet Leaders Praise One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE WTAD Qulac 930 KGLO 1300 ins WOI Ame M0 Thursday WSUI la CKjr 910 Saturday When Editors Get Together N a single day recently I heard Adlai Stevenson Dwight D Eisenhower and Eddie Fisher told all the things that are wrong with the country especially its foreign policy Eisenhower told all the things that are right with the country Eddie Fisher just smiled opened his mouth and sang This was on the concluding day of the American Society of News paper Editors conference at the Statler Hotel in Washington Stevenson talked at a luncheon meeting the President at a for mal dinner and the new husband of Debbie Reynolds did his stuff at a party staged by the Hall Feature syndicate for those who are or might become its clients As jus can without trying too hard the 1952 Democratic ban nercarrier took a dim view of the struggle between the United States and Communist Russia for world leadership He could and did point to a lot of trouble spots He could and did say that if the Eisenhower Administration had pursued some other tack things would have been bettefc A Case of Forgetting If there was one feature of the Stevenson presentation more open to effective rebuttal than all others it was his assumption that everything was peaches and cream when President Eisenhow er took over in January of 1953 He passed lightly over such inci dental matters as our socalled police action in Korea and its o MARTHA RAYE SUED Barbara Ann 0 Westport left has filed a suit in Superior Court charging comedienne Martha Rave 39 of alienating the affections of her husband Westport policeman Robert OShea 29 Mrs OShea Sft daims Miss showered gilts on 0 Shea while he was serving as her bodyguard last year The actress denied the charge claim on a sizable number of American boys But nobody understands better than an editor the necessity for such a slanting of history as this in a campaign speech You just dont keep score on a politician as you do on an historian That timehonored rule of the horse trader is applicable Never call attention to the spavins on the nag youre trying to dispose of Eisenhower of course made two speeches One of them was given in a formal way from manuscript Thats the one you heard on radio and TV There wasnt anything too exciting about it In a sense it was an answer to the Stevenson charges of inept diplomacy lodged against lohn Foster Dulles and his asso ciates in the State Department Ike at His Smiling Best Then the President turned to the type of speaking in which he excels He rose at this place at the speakers table in the giant Statler Presidential hall and talked off the cuff for a dozen or fifteen minutes It was far more effective than the stiff formal address prepared and delivered for the radio and TV public The plain unadulterated truth is that Mr Eisenhower does not read ivell when hes working from manuscript The point of greatest interest In the Stevenson talk was his pro posal of a moratorium with re spect to the development of hy drogen weapons It was his as sumption that if the Russians broke their word it would be come known immediately to the world because of the scientific means of picking up atomic and hydrogen bomb blasts In the Eisenhower talk there were two points that claimed the headlines One of these was his assumption that the new face be ing presented by the Kremlin through the downgrading of Josef Stalin is an unmistakable sign of weakness You dont CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Midway Point Reached in Presidential Race Demos Still in Doubt By EARL MAZO New York Herald Tribune News Service Special to the GlobeGazette BK Want Direct Talk With Ike People Cheer Their Views MOSCOW Party toief Nikita Khrushchev told 10 300 cheering Russians Monday the United States is moving in the direction of cooperation with the Soviet Union His speech was broadcast and eevised throughout the Soviet Jnion from Moscows Central Mil itary Airport where Khrushchev and Premier Nikolai Bulganin had iust landed on their return from a 10day tour of Britain Both Bulganin and Khrushchev praised British hospitality and the results of their negotiations with 3rime Minister Eden But they lad scathing words of denunci ation for the Labor Party the British Socialist movement which hey accused of following a re actionary antiSoviet Bold Overture The bold overture to the United mWw of Another presidential Therewm beseven more Preelection tests DIE IN CUBAN REVOLTCivilian rebels who Sunday attacked an army ExPresident in President Eisenhower of course is scheduled to emerge as the overwhelming winner of all the races and his party linani mmic unanimous nominee con If Democrats Adlai E Stevenson and Sen Estes Kefauver uuu to split decisions and knock each other outan operation they in staunchly Republican New Hampshire on March 13the pants would be Gov Averell Har riman of New York and other fig ures who like the vast majority of Democratic voters shunned the were primaries Since party primaries created on the commendable the ory that the people should have a hand in picking their partys nominees the belief has oped that their outcome repre sents the will of ihe people Small Turnouts It has not been shaken to any noticeable extent by the fact that few states hold primaries and in only a halfdozen are the results binding on convention delegates or by the further fact thai a mic roscopic fraction of the nations citizens bother to vote in them leaving most of the action to the politicians and the newsmen who must report what they say and do Thus as everyone knows Stev enson and Kefauver face cru cial financially cost ly Oregon May 18 Flor ida May 29 and California June 5 President Eisenhower will be able to show again he is more popular among Republi cans who vote in Republican pri maries than Democrats who vote in theirs in Maryland Indiana Oregon and several other places 1944 Race No candidate can amass enough firmly pledged delegate votes in the 18 states and two territories which hold primaries to win a nomination Party partisans know the only real value of practically all of them is psychological That has made the primaries serious business despite their lack of appeal to the mass of voters this early in the election year Thus the results have and could be crucial to some candidates as folks gener ally believe them to be In 1944 Wendell L Willkie quit his campaign for another Repub lican nomination when he lost the Wisconsin primary In 1948 Harold E Stassen ended the presidential drive of Gen Doug las MacArthur in the Wisconsin primary then saw his own chances for the Republican noml nation evaporate at the hands of Gov Thomas E Dewey in Ore gon Gen Eisenhowers interest in the Republican candidacy four years ago was some say even the total primary votes he got in New Hampshire and Min nesota This year Stevensons sure mach to the Democratic nomina tion faltered in New Hampshire where he wasnt a candidate and only Democratic votes were cast and in Minnesota where he was a very active candidate and thousands of Republicans obvi ously crossed party lines to vote for Kefauver SAME Black Hag means traffic death in it hours of Cuba Gets His Freedom HAVANA Cuba govern ment Monday announced it had freed former President Carlos Prio Socarras less than 24 hours after it had crushed a civilian re volt at Matanzas Prio Socarras who had been ar m rested and held for questioning in he Moscow diplomatic colony connection with the threehour It was a strange forum Khrushluprising 60 miles east Havana tates indicated Bulganin and Khrushchev aim at developing di rect negotiations with President Eisenhower on world problems This was foreshadowed by a editorial Sunday and has ong been common knowledge in chev took to the overture to podium at the airport where only talk of Britain had been expected It seems to said Khrush chev that the is already beginning to show desirable signs of moving on the road of coopera tion An example speech President Eisenhower made to American editors at a meeting of the American Society of News paper Editors April We can not agree with many things he said because they did not help good Practical Steps But for most of what Eisen hower said including the Presi dents expressed desire for good relations Khrushchev had only praise Eisenhower had said a So viet government genuinely de voted to the legitimate interests of the Russian nation can have friendly relations with the United States and the free world for the We hope these words will be strengthened by practical Khrushchev said With good will much can be done to improve relations between the and the Little by little we can re establish confidence Eventually we m a y reach agreement on disarmament and have normal trade and cultural relations with the Khrushchevs remarks about the United States were greeted with stormy applause by the crowd was turned loose on orders of the High Court Delays Decision on Internal Security Act WASHINGTON URSpIitting 63 the Supreme Court Monday put off at least for a year a ruling on constitutionality of the 1950 Internal Security Act The majority said it did so to permit a finding whether per jured testimony led to a govern ment order that the Communist Party register as a tool of Mos cow The dissenters charged the court was ducking the issue to gain time before the final or der to register becomes effec tive The majority told the Subver sive Activities Control Board it may hold further hearings to de termine whether to disregard the testimony of turnabout witness Harvey Matusow and two other former Communists Or said the majority opinion by Justice Frankfurter the board may assume the truth of the partys claim and expunge the questioned testimony from the record There is no chance the case can come back before the high tribunal before next year The dissenters Justices Clark Reed and Minton retorted sharp ly Clark said he and his two col leagues abhor the use of perjured testimony as much as anyone but we must recognize that nev er before have mere allegations of perjury so flimsily supported been considered grounds for re opening a proceeding or granting a new announcement said As a result of the revolt by about 70 civilians the government cancelled constitutional guaran tees for 45 days The government of President Fulgencio Batista said the revolt at the Domingo Goicuria army base just outside Matanzas had been crushed swiftly with 11 rebels killed and a number wounded It said only three Cuban soldiers were wounded The army announced that former President Carlos Prio So carras who has been repeatedly charged with plotting against the government had been arrested with a number of his friends When word of the revolt reached Havana Batista report edly left the capital to take per sonal command of the army The government c o m m u nique said all police army and navy leaves had been canceled and all members of the armed forces ordered to quar ters The Cabi nets move suspend guaranSOCARRAS tees went into immediate effect The action must be confirmed by Congress but approval appeared certain The suspended guarantees are freedom of assembly inviolability of mail and freedom of speech and of the press House Committee Approves New Farm Legislation WASHINGTON House Agriculture Committee Mon day unanimously approved a new farm bill containing most of the provisions endorsed by President Eisenhower The bill drafted by Chairman Cooley DNC contains Eisen howers soil bank plan but not the authority he asked to make advance payments under the plan Under this arrangement the government could have as much as 500 million dollars this year to farmers who agreed to take surplus cropland out of production Cuoley indicated to newsmen that the advance payment pro vision is virtually certain to come up when the bill reaches the House floor About WHO Are the People Covered by Social Security One out of ten rcsi dents are not covered by the Social Security Program They are 1 Federal em ployees both military and civilian 2 Many state and local government employees and 3 selfemployed pro fessional people If you are in one of these groups SECURITY FOR YOU the new column in this news paper will interest you It discusses facts and problems of retirement and pensions as well as Social Security SECURITY FOR YOU starting in next The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy Mon day night and Tuesday Con tinued cool Low Monday night 25 High Tuesday 43 owa Considerable cloudiness and little change in temperature Monday night and Tuesday Scattered thunderstorms e x treme southeast Tuesday Low Monday night 2535 Minnesota Cloudy warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Sunday Maximum Saturday Minimum Saturday night At 8 Sunday Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 39 29 29 71 37 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Monday Maximum Sunday 33 Minimum Sunday night 24 At 8 a m Monday 38 Precipitation 04 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 73 42 Monoxide Gas Is Fatal to Rupert Bowen Carbon monoxide gas Sunday caused the accidental death of Rupert Bowen 55 956 12th Mr Bowen was a driver for 32 years with the Ideal Sand and Gravel Co in Mason City Death occurred about a m as Mr Bowen was warming up his car in his garage at home Authorities said he had attempted to start the car earlier in the morning but it would not start Later he tried the car again but did not open the garage doors Authorities said the car evidently started and Bowen was overcome by carbon monoxide gas from the automobile Cerro Govdo County Coroner Dr J E Christopherson said the death was accidental and that no inquest will be held Mr Bowen was born Feb 19 1901 in Mason City He was mar ried to Daisy M Moore Oct 3 1929 at the Little Brown Church They had made their home in Mason City since that time He was a member of the First Methodist Church the IOOF Lodge 224 Mason City and the Moose Lodge Mason City Surviving are his wife three sons Robert Bowen in the Army in Manneheim Germany Chester Bowen Marines Quantico and James Bowen Mason City four grandchildren and three brothers Roy Bowen Rock Falls Vern Bowen Mason ity and his twin brother Ralph Bowen Forest City He was pre ceded in death by his parents and one brother Funeral arrangements are in complete The Major Home is in charge Funeral Lane Gets Sentence Fine on Tax Count BOSTON Thomas J rane Monday pleaded guilty to willful evastion of 42 in federal income taxes for 9495051 and was sentenced to our months in a peniten iary and fined Senate Hearing Opened Cites Dangers of Relaxation FROM OUK WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTONPresident Bis enhower sent word to Congress Monday that any substantial cuts in his foreign aid program at this time would greatly endanger the security of the United Eisenhowers view was relayed to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee by Secretary of State Dulles following a White House conference His appearance sig naled the start of an administra tion campaign to persuade a dubi ous Congress to approve the big foreign aid program including a new provision for longterm eco nomic aid commitments Dulles said Russia has changed its tactics because the effective ness of this countrys foreign aid program and mutual security pacts had made it unprofitable for the Soviets to follow their old No Changes But he warned that the Commu nist new look does not warrant our curtailing our mutual secur ity Nothing has yet happened to make it prudent to terminate or curtail the present he said It would be indeed ironic if now that the Soviet has begun giving aid to its allies in terms of billions and offering economic aid to free nations in terms of hundreds of millions the United States should withdraw from that program which rtinyented and let the Soviet take over tMt Dulles told the Senate group Dulles who recently advocated broadening the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to something more than a military pact said he does not propose that the NATO council be used to distri bute economic aid War Dangers He said the Organization for European Economic Cooperation OEEC is available for expan sion of the NATO idea and would be more useful in economic mat ters than the NATO council be cause it contains some countries such as Austria Switzerland and Sweden which are not NATO members However Dulles danger of general said the war seems somewhat less and that is an im mense However he said their change is not due to any spiritual conversion They have not gotten religion They realistically take account of what the free nations have done to make violence an unprofitable If we want them to continue to desist from violence we had better continue doing the things which have led them to desist Our policies are paying off in this respect but that is not a reason for abandoning the policies but tnr continuing them Dulles said Eisenhower told lim only Monday morning that to have this program appreci ably reduced interfered with or put in jeopardy would gravelyen danger the security of the United Nome Winners in State Music CLEAR the State completed The finals Music Contest of were here Saturday after noon Solo and ensemble groups from Class A schools competed Mason City led the list of win ners with 68 Divisioi I ratings Spencer followed with 27 Clear Lake 15 and Marion 13 More than students from 17 Iowa cities participated Sim ilar contests were conducted in nine other music centers making use of schools and most churches in the cities Top ratings Saturday went to Woodwind Quartet Marion Mason City Trombone Solo Mason City Richard Payton Spencer Dori Bennett Marion Roger Hilton Cedar Rapids Roosevelt Don Jackson Cedar Rapids Franklin Russell Wilkins Charles City Joanne Moon Mixed Clarinet Rapids McKinley Mason City Spencer Charles City BaritoneEuphonium son City Jim Corrough Cedar Falls Janet Nelson Mason City De Loss Main Brass Ma son City Piccolo Solo Marion Harvey Soilberger Spencer Penny Kruse French Horn girls Esther Joanne Fransdal Mason City Jack Geistlinger Charles City Jack Battey Mason City Dennis Behm Mixed Quartet Mason City Clear Lake Clarinet Mason City Clear Lake Lake Cedar Rapids Wilson Tuba Solo Spencer Richard Sorenson Pat Ketcham and Tom Gorden Mason City Roger Col lins Bassoon Solo Spencer Karen White Cedar Rapids Franklin ;