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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 8, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited for he I MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE e fcj m THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL N ORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Associated Press and United Full Lease JSeven Cents CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 8 1954 This Paper Consists of Two No 2M AllTime Fair Attendance Mark Seen Adlai Creates Storm Civil Rights Is Issue CHICAGO E Steven son Wednesday rode the angry waves of a selfcreated storm over civil rights with some signs that his Democratic presidential nomination ship might be spring ing a leak Stevenson top contender for the nomination at next weeks con vention hit his Southern support ers with something akin to a bolt of lightning Tuesday He called for unequivocal approval in the partys platform of the Supreme Court decision outlawing racial segregation in public schools Most Acceptable Dismayed Southerners hurried ly huddled under the leadership of Gov James P Coieman of Mississippi Coieman last month headed a preconvention caucus of Dixie Democrats concerned pri marily with keeping the party from endorsing the courts opin ion After three hours of discussion behind closed doors Coieman came up with this verdict The Southerners dont like Ste vensons stand but as of this date he remains the active can didate most acceptable to the South Coieman added later however that the whole situation wil have to be reappraised light of the developments and the the Platform Convmit BABY BEEF PURPLE RIBBON shown left to right by Gerald Lage Sheffield Bill JMcArthnr Mason City Donna Rice Rockwell Carolyn Duca Thornton Billy Kafer Rockwell Judy Towle Mason City Wilbur Numelin Thornton Allan Duea Thornton Sarah Stratton Mason City and Jerry Meintz Meservey received purple ribbons Tuesday in baby beef judging at the North Iowa Fair The calf shown by McArthur is owned by Numelin who had two purple ribbon winners The Cerro Gordo junior live stock sale gets under way at 9 Saturday at the fairgrounds Ike Wants Peaceful Settlement of Suez Crisis India to Attend Confab action of tee This seemed LONDON W India o attend the Canal but Egypt reportedly informed India she would not take part in the parley Indian Prime Minister Nehru announced his governments de cision to the Indian Parliament to hold out the iin N e PICKETS ON DUTY i West Haven Residents Protest Junk Yard PHOTO ON PAGE 19 West Haven residents Wednesday were turning on the heat in their drive to prevent establishment of a junk yard across the street from their neighborhood More than 100 persons turned out in the rain Wednesday morning in an attempt to block entrance to the disputed tract on Highway 106 just east of West Haven though West Haven is a part of1 Mason City the area involved is corporate limits of ntittee some ofthe Southerners might walk out of the convention j Any such move would enhance chances of Stevensons outdistanced rival Gov Averell Harriman of New York No Choice Coieman made it clear ever that he and others relish a walkout M told outside the the city could not and would not participate in a con ference on the Suez Canal toi al she is merely invited and not UEUTENANT GENERAL President Eisenhower Tuesday afternoon signed the measure that advanced Hartford Mac Nider Mason City from major general to lieutenant general It was the first time thai an offi cer in he reserves had achieved a higher rank than major gcner Pickets carrying signs were on duty thronghout the day and cars the east side of Benjamin which separates the junk area is outside city control of any kind The recommendation that the people take their troubles to the county supervisors was made at that time hy Mrs Rob Roy Ceniey chairman of the count zoning commission Effress the junk yard owner lined w JULJIV ju HA y a I U UWUCl yard and West Haven The crowdfsaid Wednesday Im naturallj had thinned considerably later in the morning The cars were lined up in the hope that grading operations and hauling of junk to the land could be held up Grading Started he said For the time being at least the Southerners appeared to have no to put the dispute over is na tionalization of the strategic wa All About Weather sorry about this However he believe the Wes Haven residents are overly ap He added that he has let contracts for the grading now under way for building and However grading work began for a spur railroad track to serve after the early morning rain andjthe vard stand on the issue was less ob jectionable to them than Steven sons The Stevenson statement kicked up the storm was this I have a very strong feeling that the platform should express unequivocal approval of the Air Sea Armada Britain meanwhile marshaled courts decision although it seems odd that yon have to ex more troops to the Mediterranean and went doggedly ahead with plans to hold the Suez conference in London Aug 16 regardless of whether Egypt boycotts it Sir George Young the Foreign press your approval of the declared in a ncws confercnce statement how part of a load of junk was un loaded on the land The junk truck entered the area from 22nd four blocks south of the highway and went through an Solid Fence As for potential nuisance aspects of the yard Effress out lined some of the safeguards now planned According to his con Mason City Thundershowers mghwa and through an According to his con Wednesday night low 6265 Between made he said and 8foothigh Partly cloudy and slightly cool er Thursday high 8285 Thundershowers Wednes day night cooler low 62BS Thursday partly cloudy and cooler high in 80s Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Wednes day through next Monday Normal highs 84 north to 87 its exit directly onto the highway solid feipe would be run 600 feet West Haven pickets said on the highway and feet on J7HJIVCLSI fciilU auu lecl On The junk yarc planning to moveBenJarnin sw addition that onto the land is the Mason City Iron and Metal owned by Al bert R Effress By noon Wednes day Effress said he had sent two loads of scrap metal to the new fence would be set 55 feet from the highway and 10 feet from the street The junk would be piled south of a 112 foot long building at the tution and its This statement in an 1 ever 0111intention that fhe f4 soulii wipe out the label pinned on him by Harriman The statement provoked caustic comment from the Harriman camp that Stevenson was moving in the direction of their own can didate Rep John McCormack of Mas sachusetts who heads the Plat form Committee said he wasnt Josing any steep over the civil not be helpful to a settle declared the issue was wholly separate from the Arab Israeli tempt dispute to inject and any at that dispute He said the Aug 16 conference would in no way prejudice a final settlement of the 8yearold quar rel between Israel and her Arab neighbors This appeared to be an u f LU LL1C AW Jig UULlVllUg it LUC yard location The yard is beingnorth edge of the property put moved from 308 5th ting it over 150 feet from the high West Haven residents Wedneswa were pinning their hopes on Effress said also that he has south ISormal lows BO norlh tofa meeting dealt in old cars paper or will be the county board of suihdes and does not plan to in the KENNETH BENDA K J Benda Chosen Iowa Legion Chief SIOUX CITY The Iowa Defends Stand of U S WASHINGTON President Ei senhower said Wednesday he has every hope the Suez Canal crisis will be settled by peaceful means Eisenhower told a news confer ence he cannot conceive of mill tary force bringing a good Counted at Gate Judging Is Continuing ATTENDANCE 1956 1955 Monday More than people poured through the gates at the North Iowa Fairground Tuesday to swell the attendance to for the first two days of the exposi tion according to secretaryman ager Robert B Miller The fair opened a day earlier his year and runs seven instead f six days Opening day a year go Tuesday saw persons ass through the turnstiles K attendance keeps the pace et so far crowds will establish record for the sixth straight ear Last year people aw the fair Miller said It would be fitting to break that 11time attendance mark in the irst year on the new grounds e added Champion Heifer Sharon Morris Meservey bowed the Cerro Gordo County nd district champion Shorthorn in the junior purebred beef leifer livestock show Wednesday She was the only county entrant o win a district championship in the beef heifer show which was judged by Kenneth Fulk Bes Moines tion in the tense situation unde present circumstances Told that his remarks migh give the impression he would b opposed to use of force under an Sharon Harms Alden had the district champion Hereford heifer and Gary Priebe Algona the dis trict Angus heifer champion r uiiuer an Hoy r e o e 11 y Mason Citv circumstances Eisenhower shot showed the county Angus cham back that he had not said and the county Hereford What we are trying to do Ei senhower said is to substitute he conference table for the bat tlefield Canal Conference PROGRAM WEDNESDAY mention of the conference 20th Century Shows on Midway Urac an 1nt isj Wednesday Benda 37 AmericanLegion lected Kenneth J Hartwick banker and real estate man as new state commander nd passed a resolution urging ongress to extend veterans eli ibility for GI loans Also elected at the closing state onvention session were five vice commanders W 0 Morgan righton Harley Hill Gait Joe klenar Audubon George Buck alter Laurens Jerry Rae Mar us R J Laird Des Moines was eelected to his 32nd consecutive able was an allusion to the 24 nation conference which the West rn Big United States Britain and called in London for Aug 16 in an effort to arrive at a peaceful settlement of the Suez situation The President refused to say whether he thinks British and French military preparedness ini the Mediterranean are justified He told the questioner simply that and Ansgar he was not going to discuss that Earlier Sen Hubert H Hum phrey DMinn had branded as nothing short of shocking a re mark Tuesday by Defense Sec retary Charles E Wilson that the Suez crisis was a relatively small erate to heavy averaging fromlpervisors and a sevenman Residents had feared threefourths of an inch to 3miltee of West Haven residents specially that the yard would inches occurring as intermitThe group already has presentedbwning auto bodies be tent showers storms and thunder nesday in its scheduled discus sion of an education plank Iowa Girls Found Body NEWPORT BEACH The mysterious disappearance of 5yearold Barbara Blasier Wa terloo Iowa has been solved The childs body was washed up Tuesday afternoon on the surface of Balboa Bay in this southern California resort area from which she vanished Sunday Barbara disappeared while on an outing with her father Gordon Blasier and her aunt Mrs Mari an Hemmer She was last seen playing on the sandy beach with in calling distance of some 70 per sons Lifeguards and officers dragged the bay all day Monday Then of ficials feared she been kidnaped might Have The search was still under way when the waters of the bay yield ed the body support of Egypt in the Suez case three days ago on the grounds that the dispute was being ex ploited by Israel for her 1888 Convention Young said it was the intention of the United States Britain and France however to assure the canal is operated in accordance with the international convention of 1888 which guarantees passage to ships of all nations at all times Egypt had barred Israeli ships even before she nationalized the canal July 26 Although British spokesmen were putting more emphasis on a peaceful settlement of the dispute the Shell Oil Co Wednesday char tered an airliner to evacuate 50 British and Dutch staff families from Egypt in the next two days India was the 19th nation to agree to attend the meeting A British Foreign Office spokesman said it would be held no matter how many of the 24 nations in vited refused lo come There has been no reply yet From Egypt Russia Indonesia Spain or Greece Minnesota Showers warm GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 83 Minimim Tuesday night 68 At 8 Wednesday 69 Precipitation 09 YEAR AGO Maximum si Minimum 59 SEWER PLAN VETOED SPENCER A proposal for a separate storm sewer system for Spencer costing was re jected by the voters here in an ad visory election Tuesday the supervisors with a petition of in objection to the junk yard Tuesday night the citizens the West Haven neighborhood held a mass meeting Elected chairman of the group was Wil liam Reynolds Other Officers Other officers are Dr Edward C Martin secretary and Don Avers treasurer Reynolds ap pointed the committee which will meet with the supervisors Men on that committee are Jay Davis John Burns Tom Rich Eari The Mason City Iron and Metal Co is more or less being forced from its present location by the new location of Highway 18 The city planning commission refused Effress request to expand his area of operation so that the yard could have an outlet on 4th S W Neighbors in that area ob jected to such expansion Effress now has attorneys studying his legal position in tak ing the new location A man caught in the middle Bob McKiness whose firm is do c wvxs uuc urin is uo bwect Lyle Schweiger Walt Buing the grading work at present WaiYe had little to say about the recent Ine flurry of organizational activity came after about 60 West Havenites were told at a city council meeting Monday that the uproar At least people will know where West Haven is he said i erm as adjutant and Carl Skedin Eisenhower said last week that Toledo was renamed historian jthe canai dispute represents The Rev Lewis T White Gree ley was elected chaplain and Sam Zink Winterset sergeant at arms The GI loan resolution urged ex tension of the loan eligibility to July 25 1958 plus one month for every month a veteran spent on active duty It asked that the fi nal deadline be June 30 1961 Other resolutions requested anj rate ing on GI mortgages from the big stick 5 per cent and instructed thej Iowa Departments legislative commission to seek passage of a bill authorizing construction of a 250bed building at the Marshall Queen of the Furrow contest Moriefand Animal Stars in admission free grandstand show THURSDAY 20th Century Shows on Midway 8 Gordo County junior dairy heifer judging district judging will follow Gordo County junior sheep judging district judging will follow swine open class 4H girls county demonstra tions 0 open class 1 open class Ayrshire Milking Shorthorn 1 field Gordo County Rural Youth Day pro gram 7 and Clear Lake Gordo County Rural Youth Day Pro gram Eisenhower also dealt with WPAITU jheifer champion was shown by HEALTH The President said Robert Christensen Thornton I i Gary Watson Thornton was situation that has to be handled with The President Wednesday ex plained that Wilsons views on the matter merely reflected mili tary planning hoping that the controversy would remain a lo cal friction and not something that involves the East and West Lend Influence He said the should lend town Soldiers Home for care of the infirm The 1957 convention was unani mously awarded to Davenport Toll Exceeds in Colombia Blast CALT Colombia Ml Estimates of the dead in Calls explo sion went past the mark Wednesday Diario de Colombia at Bogota estimated the dead at La Republica of the same city said the toll might reach were lackingbeyond a presidential announce ment that total casualties dead and injured exceeded 1 000 The explosion of dynamite aboard seven trucks set off the blast and fire that ripped through the heart of this city Officials said employes of firms probably were amonc the injured President Gustavo Rojas Pinilla blamed political sabotage for the explosion which virtually leveled an eightblock area and was felt for 20 miles The seven trucks had parked for the night in a densely popu ated area of slums warehouses hotels stores and factories in the center of this city of about persons They were part of a JOvehicle convoy which had left the port Buenaventura Monday with explosives fo be delivered to the Public Works Ministry in Bogota The drivers of the seven vehicles decided to spend the night here sleeping in the cabs of the trucks The spot where the trucks were parked was scooped into a large crater by the force of the explosion Buildings as far as 12 blocks from the blast center were damaged extensively Largescale relief operations were in full swing Doctors nurses medical supplies and food streamed in from Bogota and other cities The American Red Cross in Panama dispatched two tons of medical supplies including blood plasma by U S Air Force transport Emergency hospital stations were set up to care for the over flow of injured from the citys regular hospitals and clinics Bull dozers and other earthmoving machinery worked around the clock moving huge piles of debris from the explosion area in a search for additional bodies he plans another thorough phvsi 1 v 1 WclS cal examination this year to denamed top swine showman among termine whether his health TC termine whether his health what he feels it should be in the light of his decision to seek second term said he believes a streamlining of U S forces is coming Pointing up what he has in mind the Presi dent noted that long ago it took men to achieve the same amount of firepower one man with a machine gun has today He said he was harking back to the days of flintlock weapons to draw the comparison SAM I county entries in the junior pure bred pig show Second and third place also went to Thornton youths Gary and Robert Younge Angus Section The Angus section of the open class beef show also was com pleted during the morning Charles Showalter ShowAcres Angus Farms Sheffield had the grand champion bull and Adis Greiman Sons Garner showed the champion Angus heifer During the afternoon district purebred pig judging got under way with Robert Fix Albert Lea doing the judging Open class beef judging continued through Shorthorn and Hereford classes P S Shearer Iowa State College judged the event The regional Queen of the Fur row contest was scheduled to get under way at 8 p m Wednes day following a band concert by the St Ansgar band The Movie land Animal Stars were to con chide the evenings program   

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