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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 15, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I 0 W A N S NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Associated Prtis United Full Leasa Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER IS This Paper Consists of Two Ml V Suez Canal Traffic Nasser Iowa Is Politicos Target Ike to Lead Guest List By DWIGHT McCORMACK DBS MOINES is go ing to be the scene in the next few weeks of the most intensive general election campaign in the states history Republican and Democratic party leaders said Saturday In substance their reasoning is that Iowa is the hub of the farm belt it is a typical agricultural area the farm issue will be No 1 or a major one nationally and that both parties are after the farm vote Indicative of the effort to be made is the fact that President Eisenhower will address a Na tional Field Days audience at nearby Colfax next Friday Adlai Stevenson will speak there Saturday and meanwhile Vice President Nixon will make an address at Sioux City Other Speakers Estes Kefauver Stevensons running mate will make appear ances in Iowa on Oct 11 and 23 and Humphrey DMinn will be in the state Sept 24 and 25 Sen Knowland RCalif has a date in Iowa Oct 12 Both parties said they wil seek to get other topflight speakers into Iowa before the voters make their decisions Nov 6 Don Pierson Republican state chairman and Jake Moore Dem ocratic state chairman made al most identicl statements abou the campaign the intensity of now under way Pierson said This will be the most intensive campaign the state has ever More said This will be the states most intensive cam Pierson added Im sure the people will give wholehearted ap proval of the Republican More added This will be th most successful campaign th Democratic party has had for a long Pierson went on to say We will put a terrific party or ganization in the field The partj is very well organized the worl will extend down to the grass roots and we will be working housetohouse in the precincts Vigorous Campaign Without question we will wage the most vigorous campaign in the states history telling the trm facts of the Eisenhower am Hoegh administrations We propose to see that thi people are well informed as b what the record of the Hoeg administration is We think tha the record on taxes when proper ly presented will receive approv al The Republican party and always has been the partj of tax reduction and economy i government The Democra party always has been the partj of tax increase and reckles spending of the taxpayers More The Democrats are workin harder in this campaign tha they have for many years Thi is because our prospects for vic tory are so good There is more work being done at the precinct and township level than ever has been done in the history of the Democratic party in Iowa We hope to get Stevenson to return to Iowa We feel his cam paign will help him and the state ticket too Our work is made easier this year because of the many good county candidates we h a v e where in other years we havent had candidates in some WESTERN PILOTS GUIDE LAST CONVOY This is a general view taken at Port Said late Friday showing the last convoy of ships entering the Suez Canal under navigation of Western pilots The pilots left their jobs after steeriRg the vessels safely through the vital 103 mile waterway Border Clash Probed JERUSALEM observ er teams Saturday made an on thespot investigation of the latest JordanIsraeli clash in effort to stamp out a rash of incidents that hreatened to upset ceasefire agreements obtained by Secre ary General Dag Hammarskjold five months ago Reporting the second serious outbreak in three days a Jordan military spokesman charged thai an Israeli force of men wiped out the Jordan police pos of Gharandal 12 miles inside Jor dan in a dusktomidnight battle Thursday night Three Planes The Israeli armored force was alleged to have used three bomb ing planes to attack the post with explosive and incendiary bombs The Jordan spokesman listed 10 killed four wounded and four missing Three of the dead were described as civilians the rest as police and National Guardsmen The Gharandel post was re duced to rubble in the attack Of ficers also confirmed Jordanian charges that a nearby school building was destroyed No Comment Israeli spokesmen declined to confirm or deny the Jordan re p o r t But Israeli broadcasts heard in Amman the Jordan cap ital said Gharandal had been at tacked in reprisal for the killing of three Israeli Druze tribesmen Wednesday Jordan infiltrators were blamed by Israel for the killings Jordan sent a complaint to the Mixed Armistice Commis sion and truce teams flew to Gharandal to investigate At headquarters in New York where the violence was considered the most serious in months Secretary General Ham marskjold called in the repre sentatives of Israel and Jordan to express his concern Marines Order Inquiry Into SLUGGING OF RECRUIT PARR1S ISLAND S C UP Officials at this Marine Corps boot camp Saturday investigated charges that a supply room corporal slugged a young recruit just receiving his first field pack because he didnt have sense enough to say Pvt Donald Hamisfar 20 Norwalk Ohio said the noncom missioned officer who has not been identified hit me in the ribs just above the The young recruit said that the incident happened only two days after he had enlisted Navy doctors said they found a bruised spot on Hamis fars abdomen when they operated on him Aug 28 for groin hernia The doctors said the hernia which was congenital in origin could have been aggravated by the blow Officials at this boot camp where only two months ago Matthew McKeon was found guilty of negligence on the death march drowning of six recruits immediately launched an in tensive investigation of the Hamisfar affair Stevenson Takes Campaign Into Virginia an Ike State WASHINGTON UP Adlai E Stevenson took his campaign into nearby Virginia Saturday in an effort to pull the Old Dominion state back into the Democratic ranks in the Nov 6 election Virginia went for President Ei senhower four years votes to for Stevenson then as now the Democratic pres idential nominee Stevenson arranged to attend a barbeque picnic across the Poto mac River in Fairfax and to speak informally at a rally in be half of Democrat Warren D Quenstedt who is trying to wrest a House seat from Virginias Re publican congressman Joel T Broyhill Stevenson with miles o crosscountry campaign already behind him flew intoWashington Friday for the formal opening o his national campaign headquar ters Afterwards he went on a sidewalk stroll through the capi tals downtown streets where wellwishers kept him busy shak ing hands Clayton Fritchey Stevenson press secretary said Stevenson probably will hold a Washington news conference next week quite likely Monday afternoon It will be a fullfledged one with no holds Fritchey said low an Killed in Fall From Train BAKER Ore F Coffman 74 Chariton Iowa died in a hospital here early Saturday 24 hours after falling or jumping from a train He was not missed iipttl the train the Union Pacifics City of Portland pulled into La Grande early Friday Rail crews began a search He was found 60 miles to the rear about 11 miles east of Baker Hospital attendants said he suf fered other injuries and he never re gained consciousness to tell what happened Rail officials said he was traveling alone Bar Group Opposes Any Tax on Services DES MOINES board of governors of the Iowa State Bar Assn says it is opposed to extend ing the state sales tax to any kind of professional services The board went on record here Friday as opposed to any profes sional services tax including harboring and cosmetology a severe concussion and IOWAN KILLED FARGO N D WVA transient tentatively identified as Arthur Olson of Sioux City Iowa was killed by a train Friday night near the Northern Pacific depot here Hall Denies Connection With Nickel Contract WASHINGTON UP A contractors diary which mentioned GOP National Chairman Leonard W Hall in connection with aware of a government contract brought from Hall a statement that have never cleared any contractor big or small for work with the Rep Jack Brooks DTex made public Friday night what IK said was a copy of part of a report from Randall Cremer former executive vice president of the Fredrick Snare Corp That firm in 1954 received half of a 43 dollar contract for expansion of government nickel plant at Ni caro Cuba Brooks heads a House special government activities subcom mittee which has held hearings on the contract He did not say where he got the document but said it was part of the informa tion his subcommittee had tried unsuccessfully to get from both the General Services Administra tion and the Justice Department In diarylike form Cremers memo for file related that on June 3 1954 he had gone first to the GSA which had supervision over the project and then to Halls office The memo reported that Crem er outlined his tions to Hall asked for information port of the Cremer then the memo said assured him we have no Demo crats in the higher brackets and believe practically none in the Referring to Hall the memo continued He seemed much pleased with all this and said he is satisfied we are the right kind of people I asked him if we had qualified He replied You cer tainly SAME firms qualifica and that Hall re sup JEALOUSY DOESNT PAY DES MOINES UP James Jenkins 19 Des Monies began a 10day jail sentence Saturday because he stole a ring which an other suitor had given to his girl friend Peace Theme for Ike GETTYSBURG Pa dent Eisenhower apparently in ends to sound the call for peace at every possible point in his campaign for reelection This GOP strategy became evi dent here Saturday in the back wash of a statement by Press Secretary James C Hagerty that Sisenhower will dispatch Secre tary of State Dulles next week to a new London conference on the critical Suez Canal situation Hagerty emphasized in his in advance by the purpose of the Eisenhower administra tion is to seek by peaceful means to keep the Suez Canal open to international traffic While this attitude was not cal culated to encourage Americas impatient partners in the deli cate negotiations in the Suez crisis it was consistent with the political realities which Repub lican leaders evidently believe re quire that Eisenhower be against war at any point No Active Fighting As one staunch Eisenhower supporter here put it the Presi dent has said he isnt going to plunge the country into a shoot ing affair of any kind and he will keep on saying it in italicized terms Hagerty was credited in some quarters with inspiring repetition of the theme that come almost anything this country is not go ing to become involved in any ac tive fighting Many Republicans believe the wide margin of Eisenhowers 1952 victory over Adlai E Stevenson then and now the Democratic nominee was due in large part to Eisenhowers tacit campaign promise to end the Korean War Campaign Statement Eisenhowers 1952 presidential campaign statement that he would go to Korea if elected was taken by many to be an implied promise that he would take steps to end the conflict The Suez situation with Egypt threatening to fight if President Nassers plan for nationalization of the canal is thwarted presents perhaps the greatest threat to Ei senhowers popularity at home that has been offered since Ko rea Next give a AP Wirophotos NEW EGYPTIAN PILOTS Two newly trained Egyptian pilots Saturday from their quarters at Ismailia the Suez Canals halfway point to take over posts left by foreigners The two were among 31 men signed up last week to supplement Egypts meager list of experienced pilots AT CLAY KY Sfand Pat on Negro Ban CLAY Ky The Webster County School Board Friday night said it will not permit enrollment at the Clay School of three Negro children who have attended classes under National Guard pro tection Svipt Wilbur Collins said the three Negroes would be informed of the sevenmember unanimous decision Monday morning How ever he added he could not prevent the guardsmen from escorting children to school again But le said city and county officials aelieve Gov A B Chandler will withdraw the troops The decision made by nearby Dixon came on the heels of an opinion by State Atty Gen Joe AL Ferguson that the Negroes were enrolled illegally at the school The mother of two of the Negro Attacks Big 3s Proposal West Pilots Leave Jobs By WILTON WYNN CAIRO Egypt UK President Nasser Saturday called the West ern big threes newest plan for running the Suez Canal a decla ration of He charged Britain and France were trying to obstruct navigation m the canal but said their ef forts had failed Nasser took his adamant stand in a fiery speech two days after Secretary of State Dulles urged Egypt to reconsider its opposition to the international users proposal of the United States France and Britain At the same time Nasser pro claimed victory over what ha termed a French and British con spiracy to snarl canal operations Saturday the first day that Egypt houldered the task of running tha canal Cites Pressure Nasser charged France and Britain put pressure on employes of the old Suez Canal Co to quit hen sent a Larger number of hips than usual through the ca nal to complete their conspiracy of obstructing But Nasser said 70 Egyptian and seven Greek pilots were keep ing traffic moving smoothly Ha said nothing about a token force of Soviet pilots rushed in by Mos cow More than 400 veteran for eign pilots engineers and techni cians quit in a body Friday mid night They said they were unwilling to work for the Egyptian Canal Authority set up after Nasser na tionalized the old canal company properties July 26 In a speech at Bilbeis Air Force Dubuque Man Fatally Shot by Youth INDEPENDENCE A 21 week Eisenhower personal scndoff to will Vice yearold patient at the Independ ence State Mental Health Institute was held in the Buchanan County jail Saturday in the fatal shooting of another patient Held was Richard 0 Shaw Manchester who Buchanan Coun ty Sheriff Emery Hart said had signed a statement admitting he shot fellow patient Robert A Metz 33 Dubuque on Tuesday Metz body was found late Fri day oo the George Kelly farm near Bryantsburg a ghost town south of Hazleton in Buch anan County It is about 13 miles from Independence The body was found when led Dr Er Chang Ping assistant superintendent of the institute to the spot of the shooting in a corn field Sheriff Hart said The two men who Supt James children Mrs James Gordon said her children were enrolled at iay But Collins replied they were admitted under protest Whites in Boycott Mrs Gordons children James 10 and Theresa 8 began classes President Nixon as Nixon leaves on a campaign speak ing tour of 32 states An airport breakfast is planned for Nixon and for other top GOP speakers starting out in six planes as members of truth EIGHT ON ONE most corn stalks sprout only two ears this one on the Gab riel Brothers farm miles northwest of Northwood has eight Four have matured Les lie Gabriel has just finished ty ing a ribbon to each ear His only regret is that his corn grew too late for exhibition at the fair north of Cairo the aim of the big threes viser plan is not peace but war and aggression against the small Nasser declared he found the U S attitude puzzling He said President Eisenhower advocated a peaceful solution but U S State Department support of the inter national plan means they will help Britain provoke the Egyp tian people into a clash with Bri 100 Pilots In the walkout of canal employ es were about 100 foreign ship pilots For the first time in history that left the job of get ting ships through the hazardous 103mile waterway strictly up to the Egyptians and the few for al Clay under National Guard prbJeign pilots staying on tection Wednesday morning The An allEgypt staff third child Bobbie Copeland J began Friday a big 29 ship convoy moving from Suez up t T tne channel toward Port Said White children backed up the Mediterranean today boycotted theiwjthout any apparent hitch rm u j f Egyptian canal officials were The board also set up a sevenoverjoyed when the convoy of 16 member Advisory Integration Committee including two Negroes to draw up integration plans be fore the next school board meet ing in early October Earlier Friday Herman Z Clark Clay Mayor asked the About P I The Weather Mason City Fair to partly cloudy through Sunday warmer Low Saturday night 5458 High Sun day 7578 Iowa Partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday Warmer Sat urday night low 50 northeast 60 southwest Minnesota Showers and cooler Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Saturday Maximum Friday 63 Minimum Friday Night 46 At 8 Saturday 54 YEAR AGO Maximum 87 Minimum 57 0 Cromwell described as pa tients in one of our sickei had disappeared on Mon day afternoon when taken out on a paint project Authorities received several calls from persons who reportedj seeing the pair but were unablej to catch up with them Tuesday night Shaw called Hart from a farm near Bryantsburg and asked tional Guard to leave after Na the opinion by the attorney general Maj Gen J J B Williams guard commander said he would not remove the nearly 500 guards men until ordered to do no by the governor Turned Back for transportation hospital back to the At that time he would say noth The Gordon children twice had been turned back by a surly crowd of farmers and miners be fore the guardsmen moved in When CJark was told Williams didnt plan fo take the troops out tankers 12 cargo vessels and 1 passenger ship got off ahead of schedule The delighted officials said the French super tanker Isocardio arrived at Suez at S and got permission to join the convoy Such speed was con sidered unusual Timed with the mass walkout of the canals foreign employes was an announcement by Antoli Chikov Soviet consul in Port Said that a group of Russian pilots had arrived here for duty on the jcanal Skill Needed The job of guiding big ships ing of Met whereabouts saic1 Thats the kind of reply coiH Mo iimc rntiirnfH in tho hnc I W3S said He was returned to the hos pital and on Friday he told an other patient that Metz would not return as he had shot himself Hart related The patient prompt ly advised authorities of the re port from Shaw questioning was renewed and Shaw then took Ping to the body At 9 Saturday Hart said Shaw admitted he shot Metz and said he did it to obtain which Metz had on him SWIM POOL OKd S1BLEY Residents of Sibiey voted 677 to 107 here Friday in favor of building a new swimming pool expecting The attorney general made no mention of the National Guard in his opinion Guardsmen also re mained at nearby Sturgis where seven Negroes were attend ing classes with some 300 white students EAGLES SLAYER SOUGHT FORT CAMPBELL Ky wuA group of Army officers Friday put up a reward for information leading to the conviction of the person who killed the eagle mas cot of the 101st Airborn Division The bird was found strangled in his cage through the waterways calls for exacting know how The degree of skill required stems from the channel depth and widths chang ing tides and currents the size of vessels and the hazards of fog and sandstorms Word of the arrival of Soviet pilots coincided with the news that the Soviet Union and Com munist China headed a list of 20 countries that have accepted Nas ners proposal for a negotiating body to find a peaceful solution to the canal crisis Egypts Middle East news agency listed the other countries accepting as Pakistan Panama Syria Jordan Indones ia Afghanistan Sudan Romania Poland Libya Saudi Arabia Le banon East Germany Czecho slovakia Hungary Bulgaria In dia and Yugoslavia   

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