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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 4, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North IowaY Doily Newspaper Edited fat ft N CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HI NIWSPAFIK THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Pnm mud Umited mu LMM Wiw Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 4 ltS4 Ordered Out of Corps Planks Almost Identical Few Issues in State By DWIGHT McCORMACK DES MOINES Iowa Re publican and Democratic cam paign platforms contain a sur prising number of almost identi cal planks a survey of the par ties pronouncements showed Saturday But where the Republicans and Democrats parted company was on such subjects as taxes labor agriculture and The dozen or more instances of agreement included one calling for appointments to certain un identified elective state offices other than those of governor and lieutenant governor There also were generally sim ilar planks on such sometimes controverial subjects as an im proved school reorganization pro gram and the need of legislative reapportionment Other matters on which the parties agreed included civil rights soil conservation attract ing new industry assisting small business increasing unemploy ment and workmens compensa tion and continuing homestead tax credits and veterans proper ty tax exemptions Here are excerpts from the platforms on which the two par ties will conduct theirNovember general election campaigns Agriculture commend th national administration for its dil igcnt efforts in working out a sound workable program The Presidents farm program in spite of assaults by Democratic majorities of both houses of Con gress was enacted in the main We commend the state and na tional administrations for their efforts to alleviate distress in drought and other natural disas ter stricken Democratic We oppose the flexible support program as ex perienced under the Eisenhower administration We endorse a pro gram designed to reach 100 per cent of parity with 90 per cen1 as the minimum guarantee We endorse a program extension to COY Knight Still Refuses to SUPPORT NIXON SACRAMENTO Gov Goodwin Kni8ht stood alone 01009 California Republican Uadors Saturday in refusing to txtond proconvontion support to rtnomination ol Vieo Nixon a ftllow Californian William F Knowland RCalif left Knight somewhat by throwing his powerful weight behind Nixon who is slated to be endorsed anew by the GOP State Central Committee Sunday Knowland spoke up vigorously tn behalf of his former Senate colleague after directors of the California Republican Assembly the partys campaign organization unanimously urged the states 70 delegates to the national nominating convention to give all out support to the EisenhowerNixon The governor advised of Knowlands action declined to budge beyond his familiar line He will support whomever Presi dent Eisenhower picks as his running mate livestock poultry and dairy products in which minimum prices be established and pay made direct to producers in an amount of the difference between the market price and the Highways Republican We commend President Eisenhower and his faithinAmerica road program We commend Gov Leo Hoegh and the State Highway Commis sion for the road modernization program made possible by in creased revenue provided by the last session of the Legislature We recommend that the Legisla ture continue the present level of road use taxes and that the Leg islature reevaluate the formula for allocation and distribution of road use Road Plan congratulate the Democratically controlled Congress on the adoption of a comprehensive road plan We de plore the fact that increased rev enue by way of increases in tax by the 1953 and 1955 Legislatures has failed to result in better roads at a reasonable cost We deplore the fact that piecemeal wideningof highways for politi cal purposes has resulted in an increased number of death traps on the highways We recommend establishment of an urban road department within the highway commission and that the com mission submit plans and a pro posed budget for approval of the Legislature each Taxes Republican In view of a pending tax study we believe that specific recommendations in the field of taxation should be de ferred at this pledge to re peal the half cent additional sales tax and to amend the income tax law to remove the many ihj equities put in the law by the last pro SIBERIAN PROJECT Massive kilowatt hydroelectric plant cover a wide area of this Siberian landscape near Irkutsk in the region where Soviet atomic developments are believed to be located Eight turbines are being constructed for the jig two expected to be ready late this year posal of a special session to in crease Labor Republican We recommend that we continue as in the past to encourage and promote laws designed to protect the rights of both labor and management guaranteeing the right of an in dividual to belong to a union if he wishes the right of collective bargaining and the right to strike while protecting the rights of the feel that the issue of the right to have a union shop in Iowa should be left to management and labor We be lieve that the present Republican sponsored anti union shop law now on the books should be re pealed so that the union shop would be legalized in Iowa and we pledge to do so as a matter of party President in Round of Golf W President lisenhower went to Burning Tree Country Club in nearby Maryland Saturday for his first game of goif since his June 9 abdominal operation His son Maj John Eisenhower vent with him The President has done some ractice putting and chipping at iis Gettysburg farm and on he south grounds of the White House but he has not been on a jolf course since his operation He is reported also to have taken a few jwood shots on the White House grounds CarTruck Collision Is Fatal to Farmer GLENWOOD M Marvin Au gust Rohrberg Glenwood armer was killed late Friday when he was thrown from his car as Jt collided with a truck at a mall community f j v e miles northeast of here Sheriff Don Rhoden said the truck driver Bernard F Cullen s Atlantic escapedwith mi nor injuries About The Weather Mason City Mostly fair through Sunday Cooler Saturday night low 6668 A little change in temperature Sunday high 85 87 Partly cloudy continued warm through Sunday Scat tered thundershowers north west Saturday night and Sun day and over the state Sunday night Not so hot northwest continued hot elsewhere through Sunday Saturday night upper 60s northwest 70s south east Fair and cooler GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Saturday Maximum Friday Minimum Friday night At 8 Saturday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 89 73 80 97 68 MEANY TAKEN ILL WASHINGTON wi George Meany president of the AFL CIO was hospitalized Friday night after becoming ill at a suburban country club An aide said the ailment was not serious Outlines Plan for Canal Special Report Made by Dulles JOHN HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON Of Secretary of State Dulles has outlined a pos sible compromise plan for ending the Suez Canal dispute by placing the waterway under international operation while fully protect ing Egypts legitimate inter On the basis of statements made by Dulles in a special radio TV report Friday night the Jnited States is relying on moral force rather than military a forthcoming 24 nation conference to work out settlement of the problem posedj by Egypts recent seizure of the vital waterway Under the plan Dulles sketched Egypt would be assured of a fair and reasonable income from the traffic through the canal and apparently its ownership would be recognized But Egypt would have to agree to operation by an in ternational agency Urgent Talks Dulles spoke to the nation from the White House several hours after returning from urgent Lon don talks on the crisis In in troducing the secretary Presi dent Eisenhower described him self as vastly disturbed by Egypts seizure action It was Ei senhowers first formal TV appearance since his major operation June 9 While Dulles was tn London American British and French diplomats agreed to call the con ference on the Suez crisis in Lon don Aug 16 Egypt and Russia were among the nations invited It was re ported in Cairo the government of President Nasser would com ment on the invitation soon The Soviet Union so far has not indi cated whether it will attend Dur ing the past year Russia has backed many of Egypts policies Although much of the secre tarys speech was conciliatory in tone there were instances when he spoke sharply of the seizure action terming it an angry act of retaliation against fancied Dulles also said Nassers action could not be al lowed to go Forcible Action Dxilles said some people had advocated immediate forcible action after Nasser seized the canal a week ago Dulles said such action would have violated United Nations principles led to videsproad and en dangered world peace Dulles did not name the people he meant But Friday French leaders told the National Assembly the Paris government s preparing for strong military action if a search for a peaceful olution of the Suez problem hould fail And the British gov ernment called up thousands of army reservists after Queen llizabeth issued a proclamation if great Dulles pictured the conference is one which would rally moral orces in favor of a system of anal control that would preserve he rights of all nations whose hipping and economies are de pendent upon its unhindered use fe expressed confidence that Nasser would bow to these moral j TT i AP Wireptioto Eisenhower introduces Secretary of 11 L oiiu AiiuiN uiuiuuuctjs oeeretary of Mate Dulles to a nationwide radioTV audience Friday top and then sits back to listen to a report on the Suez Canal situation Dulles returned to the earlier Friday after taking part in talks at London leading to an inter national conference on the latest MiddleEast crisis Bishop Pinger Is Released by Chinese HONG KONG Lfi American Bishop Ambrose Pinger has been released from prison in Red China after serving a fiveyear Im fairly in the of the 59yearold Roman Catholic missionary told a report er by telephone from Shanghai Bishop Pinger who is staying at Shanghais Franciscan Mission pending repatriation said he was Cool Air Headed Toward Iowa From Western Plains Thundershowers broke out in parts of northern Iowa during Friday night as Iowas hot and humid weather continued But the weather bureau said cooler air is headed toward Iowa rom the western plains The cool front is expected to move across northwest Iowa by Saturday night then drift into southern Iowa Sunday It may touch off scattered thundershowers Sioux City reported the state high of 98 Friday Du buque was the coolest spot in the state with a high of 85 The mercury stayed well up in the 70s over much of the state during the night Lamoni was the coolest with a low of 69 degrees early Saturday Lows ranged up ward to 78 degrees at Ottumwa A band of thundershowers de veloped over the north central part of the state during the night and moved eastward Another band of thundershowers broke out in the extreme northwest part of Iowa early Saturday j not certain when he will leav hina The American churchman whose home is in Chicago but who was born in Lindsay wa arrested in Tsingtao Aug 5 1951 He said he had been transferrec to several prisons during his con finement but he declined to talk of his experiences An American priest who lef Red imprisonment last month the Rev Thomas Phillips San Fran Cisco said he had seen Bish op Pinger and that the prelate was suffering from high blood pressure Bishop Pingers release leaves 10 of them Cath olic missionaries still in Red Chinese jails Crash Injuries Fatal to Women FARNHAMVILLE UP Two persons were fatally injured and four other persons injured Friday in a tworcar collision on a county road IWi miles southeast of here Authorities blamed the accident on high corn which restricted vis ibility at an intersection Gertrude Schneider 50 Farn tiamville was killed in the crash Hazel Anderson 50 also Farn hamville who was riding in the car with Mrs Schneider died Saturday of injuries received in the crash SAMt U MOHAMMED MOSSADEGH Mossadegh Freed From Prison After 3 Years TEHRAN Iran tfl Dr Mo hammed Mossadegh former pre mier of Iran walked out of jail Saturday after three years of solitary confinement He was sen tenced on charges of attempting to overthrow the Shah in 1953 A few members of Mossadeghs amily went to the prison to meet tiim Members oE the family have indicated the former premier in ends to spend the early days of iis freedom visiting holy places in Iraq Mossadegh weepy old exdicta tor was the nationalist leader in a bitter fight similar to that in vhich President Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt finds himself in volved over the Suez Canal Mossadeghs fight was to na ionalize the billiondollar British owned AngloIranian which for 50 years had built up one of the Middle Easts biggest interprises under a concession rom the Iranian government There was no question of seiz ng an international facility such as the Suez crisis Mossadegh believed to be in iis 80s though he never has given iis exact age was sentenced to hree years solitary imprisonment on Dec 21 1953 on treason charges for trying to unseat Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi He had been in prison since Aug 19 1953 and his prison term was counted rom that date Stop Tossing Barbs Adlai Tells Averell T THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Adlai Stevenson Friday asked Gov Averell Harriman of New York his chief rival for the Dem ocratic presidential nomination to aim his political harpoons at the Eisenhower administration not at Stevenson Stevenson told newsmen in New York I think there is enough to criticize in the Eisenhower admin istration without democrats criti cizing one The former Illinois governor the 1952 Democratic presidential nominee and frontrunning candi date for the job again referred o a speech Thursday night in vhich Harriman said a policy of moderation would lead to a democratic defeat in the Novem ber election Segregation Issue Harriman did not mention Ste venson by name in the speech but Stevenson has advocated a program oE moderation in imple menting the Supreme Court de cisions outlawing racial segrega tion in public schools Stevenson said I presume Gov Harriman is doing what he thinks best for our common cause explaining that by common cause he meant the success of the Democratic Meanwhile Gov A B Happy Chandler of Kentucky stepped up his campaign to convince South ern Democrats that he is the logi cal man to take on Eisenhower Convention Support The former baseball commis sioner and exsenator was in Wil mington looking for con vention support following a two day tour of South Carolina He said he is an active candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination right down to the So far there has been little evi dence of convention support for Chandler outside of Kentucky Many Southern party leaders al ready have indicated theyre for Stevenson To Serve 9 Months Demoted Found Guilty on 2 Counts PARRIS ISLAND S C rine S Sgt Matthew C McKeon Saturday ordered confined at hard labor for nine months as a private and then removed from the Marine Corps with a bad con duct discharge by a courtmar tial here Saturday His conviction came as a re sult of the April 8 tragedy in which six Marine recruits drowned on a night disciplinary march led by McKeon in a marsh The Marines in the courtroom gasped as the stern courtmartial president Col Edward L Hutch mson read the sentence McKeon standing at rigid at ention seemed to slump weariry as he heard the words Out Four Hours The sevenman six marines and a Navy doctor required four hours and 15 min utes to reach a sentence McKeon technically was given a bad conduct discharge which is less than honorable was fined a month for nine months and given nine months at hard labor As the jury left the room Me Seon was asked how he felt about the sentence His eyes filmed with tears and he spread his hands in a gesture of helpless ness He seemed unable to get any words out No comment lets get out of Defense Attorney Zola Berman said bruskly The sergeants 28yearold wife Betty who expects her third child next week seemed completely be numbed by the sentence She was dryeyed as she told reporters I dont even know what they The stiffness of the sentence was totally unexpected here since he Marine Corps commandant Gen Randolph Pate had told DELAYED ACTION MORLA1X France young French boys were blown o bits Friday by a World War n shell they found in a field ANCIENT BONES FOUND SPRINGFIELD 111 UP Scientists said Friday they have unearthed five skeletons near Prairie Du Rocher which may be the oldest yet discovered on the North American continent They were dated at about making them about years old MATTHEW McKEON the court the most he would done would have been to reduca McKeon by one grade and him a transfer Review Before the setence is carried out it must be reviewed by Secre tary of the Navy Charles S Thom as who ordered the courtmartial If Thomas still has recourse to an apeal to the Court of Military Appeals in Washington which is a sort of Supreme Court for the armed forces board of review automatically will study the sentence since it involves a punitive discharge For McKeon the sentence was a terrible financial blow If exe cuted his family income will drop from a month to a month and it will be from this amount that the fine will taken each month McKeon was convicted Friday night by the stonyfaced court martial officers on two relative ly minor hom icide and possessing alcohol in barracks in violation of a gen eral order Maximum There is no real civilian aw equivalent of the charge of homi cide resulting from simple negli gence After tht sentencing McKeon who is in a restricted status test 11   

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