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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 20, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE U 9 i THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKE ALt NORTH I aw A HI NIICH OtS HOME EDITION Press and United Press Fuu Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER This Paper Consist of Two Section 210 11 NATIONS APPROVE More Support for Suez Plan LONDON im The Western Big Three proposal for a canal users association gained new support Thursday in the 18nation Suez conference and delegates pointed toward finishingtheir work by this weekend Turkey and Portugal joined nine other nations in backing the plan outlined by U S Secretary of State Dulles for the associa tion to work in cooperation with Egypt until the Suez crisis is permanently solved Ethiopia and Spain gave qualified support but did not commit themselves to joining the association Informants said a majority hopes to have the users associa tion operating within two weeks and that it will then ask Egypts President Nasser to let one of its ships through the canal Still to be decided however is whether the nations backing the association plan would take the dispute immediately to the United if Nasser refused transi f to the test ship Swift Co Hit by Strike CHICAGO UP More than workers walked out Thurs day at Swift Co plants in 2 states from Massachusetts t California in the first strike against a major mea packer since 1948 Ten pickets were arrested in outbreak of violence at the big Swift plant in Chicago sprawling stockyards where owers Leave Capitol for Iowa company buyers halted all pur chase of livestock Elsewhere around the nation picketing was reported quie and No Attempt Reports from Swift plants across the country said the com pany was not attempting to op erate plants struck by the United Packinghouse Workers and the Amalgamated Meat Cutters anc Butcher Workmen The union members walked out at midnight after contract nego tiations collapsed Federal mediators asked Swift and union representatives to meet Monday in an effort to re solve their differences over wages job differentials working conditions and a union demanc for a union shop A spokesman for said that to the the UPWA best of my knowledge no plants struck by the unions are Out of Market Dep a r t m e n t of Agriculture marketing men said Swift was out of the market here At South St P a u 1 Swifts plant manager said no attempt was being made to continue op erations About workers at two plants in Des Moines and Sioux City also were idle At Detroit a Swift official said the companys distributive plant was operating normally because UPWA Local 194 has a separate contract covering 145 workers there ADLAI ENDORSED LOS ANGELES United Steelworkers convention Wednes day endorsed Democrat Adlai Stevenson Some delegates representing members unanimously adopted a resolution to that effect Eleven nations were behind the proposal Sweden repeated her call for an immediate approach to the United Nations Representatives of the 18 nation agreed at an hourlong meeting to form a working committee of experts to complete details of the users association which would seek a share in running the canal Called Reasonable An American source said Dulles hoped to leave London Friday night to keep a commitment in Washington Sunday but may stay over until Saturday night if nec essary Turkish representative M N Birgi secretary general of the Turkish Foreign Ministry told the conference the Dulles proposal i a very reasonable proposal which can bring the conference to a useful conclusion Portuguese Foreign Minister Paulo Cunha said he believed the conference should set up some kind of an organization to repre sent the main users of the canal It would be better if all powers joined to act in a positive and constructive fashion which would show the Egyptian government our objectives were perfectly legitimate and were in no way an infringement of Egyptian sover he said Cunha said at first he thought he association idea was provoca tive but found that was not the intention Negotiating Body The idea was that there should be a constructive and collective negotiating body which might pre pare the way for recourse to the United he said Japan was among the powers whose position remained to be spelled out Conference quarters expressed belief it would back the association plan The French British and Ameri cans joined in coldshouldering an dea indorsed by Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin for a summit meeting of the Western Big Three he Soviet Union India and Egypt o solve the Suez dispute An American source said Our delegation is cool to the Sir George Young a British overnment spokesman told newsmen We are at present concentrating on this conference in London and propose to do A French diplomat criticized the Wircphoto AT TURKEY Estes Kefauver Democratic vice presidential nominee looks over some live turkeys during a stopover Wednesday at the annual Turkey Day activities in Worthington Minn In a speech that followed Kefauver said a food stamp plan as en dorsed by his party would go a long way in cutting farm sur pluses Repeal of Two Taxes May Be Suggested DES MOINES UPl The Iowa Tax Study Committee took pre lirainary steps Thursday toward possibly recommending repeal o the household property tax anc the moneys and credits tax witl some exceptions The committee on motion o Rep Blythe Conn RBurling voted 93 to include in proposed bill the repeal of the lousehold property tax except on that used by commercial in erests such as hotels and room ng houses Earlier the committee de eated 75 a motion by Rep Ed Oppedahl RRemsen to include Jin the bill repeal the household property tax except on musical instruments deep freezes televi sion sets and airconditioners Louis Cook State Tax Commis sion property tax division direc tor said there are about 35 mil lion dollars worth of television and radio seats 10 million dollars worth of deep freezes and 3 mil lion dollars worth of aircondi tioners in Iowa On the moneys and credits tax the committee approved placing in the proposed bill a provision for repeal of the levy on individu als and accounts receivable pro vided the lost revenue would be roposed selection of only six na ions as too Dulles made an effort to get as many delegates as possible to join he working party He told the onference that joining did not nean prior commitment to ac epting the association idea but dded T hope none of us however vill commit ourselves against replaced in some other way The tax would still apply to corpora tions banks and building and loan associations Lewis Boudreaux Cedar Rap ids a committee member voiced strong objection to Vepeal of the moneys and credits tax if the in tent was to recover the lost rev enue from the individual income tax He said Youll never get the job HAYES DIES DES MOINES B Hayes 66 past grand master of Iowa Masons died of a heart ail ment at a hospital Wednesday Autumn Still 2 Days Away but Mercury Takes Plunge Arctic air rolled over the Great Lakes region Thursday and pushed temperatures down to record lows for the date at many points Thousands of Midwesterners felt the pinch of freezing weath er for the first time since last spring Flurries of snow were reported in Wisconsin and Mich igan Light frosts added a wintry touch hi the northern sections of Illinois Indiana and Ohio Heavy and killing frosts oc curred farther north Record lows for the date in eluded 27 at Green Bay M at Dubuque Iowa and Madi son 30 at Davenport Iowa and Milwaukee and Moline HI Chicagos 38 was the lowest ever registered there this early in the coolof2 doesnt begin until Saturday The Jowest was 14 above at Fraser Colo Most of Iowa however es caped the frost Davenport with 30 degrees was the second lowest report ing point Mason City had an even 32 Council Bluffs how ever had a comparatively warm 43 A gradual warmup was seen Thursday with lows during the night not expected to fall below 40 Feels Fit Ike Tells Voters Launches Bid for ReElection By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS P r e s i d e nt Eisenhower tol American voters Wednesday nigh he feels physically fit to carr on for four more years what h called a vigorous quest for rea peace In his first nationwide radio television bid for reelection Ei senhower said he wants a miiitar ily strong and vigilant but pa tient and comprehending Amer ica to lead the world to peace The unsmiling Eisenhower sev eral times took issue with hi Democratic opponent Adlai E Stevenson without mentionin Stevensons name And he ac epted at the start the health challenge the Democrats hav raised because of his abdomina operation last June and his hear attack nearly a year ago Peace Is Key Keying his speech to the word Eisenhower said h had achieved a personal kind o to me by the mercy of the him confidence he can carry on the duties of the presi It is this firm conviction I am confident of my own physica strength to meet all the responsi bilities of the presidency todaj and in the years just h said If I were not so convinced I would never have accepted re nomination to this Eisenhower struck out at three roposals Stevenson has made He said they represented some vays not to meet the world pressing problems Slapping at the Democratic nominees contention that pros with at home is spotted of unemployment and vith distress among the farmers isenhower said We cannot prove wise and trong with public speech that rroneously asserts our economic eakness For the people of the forld and the leaders of the So iet Union must never be de eived or delighted by any lyth of American weakness They must know the truth of our Stevenson has proposed that the Jnited States suspend hydrogen omb tests and ask other nations o do likewise If they did not he aid this country could resume its ests Obvious Reply In obvious reply Eisenhower aid We cannot prove wise and trong by any such simple device s suspending unilaterally our Government Takes Steps to Push Housing Construction WASHINGTON govern ments home financing agencie took steps Thursday to lower down payments and ease credi or construction of housing Four specific actions were an nounced by the White House Hbomb tests The wise fu All About I L The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and not so cold Thursday night low 3640 Partly cloudy gusty southerly winds and warmer Friday high Mostly fair Thursday night warmer low 40s north east 50s southwest Partly cloudy Friday warmer Minnesota Cloudy windy warm er GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 Thursday Maximum Wednesday 59 Minimum Wednesday night 32 At 8 Thursday 43 Year ago Maximum 30 Minimum 45 tturc use and control of atomic power can be assured not by any theatrical national gesture but only by explicit and supervised international Stevensons statement there is room for hope that the military draft sometime can be abandoned when that is consistent with na tional security drew this Eisen hower reply We cannot prove wise and strong by hinting that our military draft might soon be even though every family natur ally hopes for the day when that might be possible state be done un der world conditions of Meanwhile Stevensons aides said the Democratic candidate would make what they called a few wellchosen remarks about the Republican truth squads when he speaks Thursday night at a party rally in Silver Springs just outside the capital Needle Stuck One of these squads dis patched by the GOP National Committee to follow Democratic campaigners said in Minneap olis Wednesday night it has cided to stop trailing Sen Estes Kefauver of Tennessee the Demo cratic vice presidential candidate This fourman group said Ke Fauvers needle has stuck and hat it now plans to move in be lind Stevenson and former Presi dent Truman if Truman should campaign extensively for the I Democratic ticket Bus Driver Is Injured Fatally in Grinnell Crash GRINNELL bus driver vas injured fatally but six pas sengers escaped without appar ent injury in a bustruck collision near Grinnell early Thursday The driver R E Moss about 5 Des Moines died at a Grinnell hospital of his injuries Authorities said the westbound freyhound bus struck the rear nd of a west bound truck being riven by Charles Walker of Houston Tex After the impact the bus left ie road but it did not overturn ie front end of the bus was amaged extensively but the emitrailer transport was dam ged only slightly The truck river was reported as not hurt lowan Dies in Crash at Colorado Springs COLORADO SPRINGS Colo UP men one an lowan were illed early Thursday when a Na ajo Freight Lines semitractor nd trailer overturned 14 miles orth of here on U S Highway i587 State Highway patrolmen identified them as Earl L Foul ton 41 Morrison the driv er and Robert Carter 32 Leon Iowa They are designed mainly to stim ulate the lowcost housing field This is what was done 1 The Federal Housing Admin istration cut from seven to five per cent the minimum down pay ment on homes appraised at or less On a house the down pay this would lower ment by 2 The Federal Home L o a i Bank boosted the borrowing limi tation of member institutions in order to improve the capacity o savings and loan and other home financing institutions to meet the demand for mortgage loans Un der the new ruling each institu tion may borrow up to 12Mj per Sports Bulletins INDIANAPOLIS Ann Casey Johnstone Mason City veteran Iowa tournament pfay er and a former professional defeated Miss Greta Leone West Chicago 3 and 1 Thurs day in the fourth round of the USGA Womens Amateur Golf Tournament Earlier story on sports PITTSBURGH The Pitts burgh Pirates edged the Mil waukee Braves 21 in 10 innings Thursday behind the fourhit pitching of Bob Friend The de feat shoved the Braves a full game behind the Brooklyn Dodgers cent of its capital stock The old Limitation was 10 per cent 3 The Federal National Mort gage in effect raised the price it will pay for mortgages by 1 per cent in an effort to pro vide more funds for builders and buyers The FNMA also agreed to issu advance commitments to buj home mortgages at prices mor favorable to the seller The agency also is raising the price paid for mortgages from 92 per cent to 94 per cent These moves are expected to help the builder in planning The White House said the ac iions to strengthen home build ing and facilitate the purchase of lowcost homes were taken in response to a request by Presi dent Eisenhower for a review oi lousing credit needs The White House statement said here has been an extraordinary demand for credit during a period of peak business activity and this las limited the supply of funds to lome builders and buyers If this situation continues the Wlute House said it will restrict home construction and affect adversely lome purchasers of modest means It would also create diffi culties in small business in the NEW MISS REA DES MOINES Myrna Brandt 18 Prescott a sopho more at the State University of owa was crowned Wednesday umber and other buildingsupply SAME Festive Air at Boone Adlai to Be Here Saturday By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Eisenhower took off at noon Thursday on a political expedition into Iowa where he makes a farm speech at Newton Friday at the National Field Days This is Eisenhowers first po litical flight of the 1956 cam paign It is a 3hour and 50min uate journey to Des Moines The President and Mrs Eisen hower will motor from there to Boone to visit relatives The Eisenhowers rode to tha airport and boarded the presiden tial plane Columbine in with no ceremony or political sendoff Red Bag But Mrs Eisenhower did dis 3lay from the steps leading up to the plane a large red felt bag with an elephant in white on the side Mrs Eisenhower was wearing a wopiece black dress with green blue and pink figures and a black velvet hat garbed in a The President was gray business suit pale blue shirt and red and blus tie and carried a gray felt hat The Eisenhowers took a White House usher and his wife along with them for an Iowa homecom ing The Mr and Mrs J B West are natives of Creston Boone was Mrs Eisenhowers birthplace She and the President will stay over night with Mr and Mrs Joel Carlson in their four bedroom white frame home The house was built by Mrs Ei senhowers grandfather Carl Carl son in 1870 The Eisenhowers last were in the house July 4 1952 when he was enroute to the Re Jublican National Convention in Chicago His special train stopped here while he spoke in the city park and visited the Carlsons Usual Dinner No formal public appearances vere planned by the President at Boone Mrs Carlson said she plans the usual chicken dinner and afterwards we will just sit and visit in the The Carlsons live alone and have ample room for the presi dential party The street in front f the Carlson home will losed to traffic during the Eisen hower visit and pedestrians will F An nHE WHFV Kay Butler official hosted atlhe t onn dd DT andt Colfax drives a tractor pulling one of theaOO wagon trams being used to ffive spectators a closer look at the big s y WRa crowncd Queen of the Furrow a title use the walk on the opposite side if the street A welcoming committee heai d by Mayor Earl Senholz was o greet the Eisenhowers as they rrive at the Carlson home but Liter the presidential party enters be residence no further appear nee is planned until a m riday when the motor trip to Conservation City near New on is begun Governors Car Gov and Mrs Leo A Hoegh were to ride in one of the cars to Boone with Dr Howard Snyder the Presidents personal physi cian Sen B B Hickenlooper and Republican Chairman Don Pier son were to ride in another car En route to Boone the presiden tial party were to go by way of Adel Minburn and Ogden enter ing Boone from the west On Fri day the motor trip to Conserva jtion City will be by way of U S 30 to Ames U S 69 southward to U S 6 at the north edge of Des Moines and then eastward on No 6 to the National Field Days turn off west of Colfax At Friday the Eisen howers will lunch in the presiden tial tent 1 At the President and Mrs Eisenhower will go to Piersons trailer to rest until time for his l platform appearance At the President will leave for Des Moines in a Repub lican motorcade over No 6 to Al toona south to Highway 163 and west to east 14th St in Des Moines The procession will go to the state capitol for a parade through downtown Des Moines and then to the airport for de parture The Presidents Colfax Moines route will be the same Adiai Stevenson the Democratic nominee will use twice on SaU urday when he will address the National Field crowd at I n   

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