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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 22, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NIIGUIQKS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Associated Press and United Full Lease Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 12 TfcU Papa CoosisU of Two GOP to Blame for Farm Dip Adlai FRIDAY WAS IKES DAY Republicans Rejoice Over Iowa Reception FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES The shouting reception given President Eisenhower by a quar ter of a million lowans on a 24 hour visit to that state Friday lifted Republican hopes of carry ing the farm belt in November No responsible politician pro fessed however to bo able to translate into vote results the French Go Along With Canal Plan lemonstrations given the Presi dent and Mrs Eisenhower by persons in Des Moines Teenagers and younger school itudents broke police lines and termed their motor caravan good naturedly as it crawled through he citys business district on the vay to the airport Back in Washington for the veekend Eisenhower leaves Tuesday for a nationally broad cast and televised speech that night on farm issues at Bradley University in Peoria 111 This will e the second of a series of radio TV appearances which are ex pected to be the backbone of his campaign for reelection The reception Eisenhower got n a 160mile circuit of central Iowa might cause Republican LONDON French cabi net decided Saturday to partici pate in the blunted Suez Canal Users Assn SCUA but with the reservation that it must not weak en insistence on the principle of international administration of the waterway At the same time British For eign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd is sued formal invitations fixing Oct 1 as the date for a third London Suez conference to settle the me chanical details of putting SCUA into action The conference will be on the ambassadorial level and invita tions went to the 17 other nations which attended the justadjournet meeting that founded the associa tion Counting France at least 12 of the 18 attending nations have sean lined up to join the new interna job tional agency which will seek a solution to Egypts nationalization of the canal nearly two months ago Toll Collection Adherence to the agency by France which had insisted on strong action against Egyptian President Nasser was placed in question Friday when the French charged most of the associations teeth had been pulled before it was born The French were particularly annoyed because a plan for SCUA to collect tolls paid by all mem bers was dropped The French cabinet meeting in Paris Saturday to hear a report from Foreign Minister Christian Pineau declared however that it would work to maintain French British The British too had wanted to keep as much revenue out of Nas sers hands as possible But For eign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd offi cially went along with the tem pered version There still was much dissatisfaction among staunch government supporters No Specific Action Despite French agreement to join a Paris communique after a two hour cabinet meeting de clared France would continue to conserve her liberty of action and refuses to collaborate in any measure which she estimates will be contrary to her essential inter ests or the objectives of inter national operation of the There was no indication of what specific actions the French had in mind to attain these points The 18 nations counting Bri tain invited here to the Oct 1 conference control 90 to 95 per cent of the shipping through the canal The organizers hoped that all 18 nations eventually would join The new conference will deal mainly with administration of the new agency Headquarters may be selected and a governing board chosen Americans to Go to Suez Passports Granted to Seven Pilots PITTSBURGH UP C a p t Walter A Equils veteran ship master and pilot said Saturday h would leave for Egypt Monday t help guide ships through th troubled Suez Canal Equils 45 a resident of nearby New Kensington disclosec the U S State Department ha given him and six other veteran seamen permission to take th Somebody has to pilot ship through he told the United Press Theyll either be Ameri cans or somebody else Itd bette be he asserted Equils a master and pilot fo 14 years said he worked at the canal for a short time in 1943 H applied for a pilots assignmen through the Egyptian consulat some time ago and was tolc ast week he would be hired Th Egyptian government is payiu lis travel expenses The pilot said he expects to stay in Egypt for two years I don think there will be any real trou he said He thought American pilot could stop the shooting war from Dockworkers Again Rebuked by Union WASHINGTON UP AFLCI President George Meany rule Friday an exiled dockworkers un ion has failed to rid itself gangster influence and must sta out of his big labor organization Meany made known his dec sion immediately after a 90min ute conference with Capt William V Bradley president of the In ternational Longshoremens Assr CONTRACT TALKS SET CHICAGO UP Two striking unions and Swift and Co agreed to send representatives to a medi ation conference Monday SAM BATImS431 rategists to urge more person 1 appearances by the President i politically critical areas of the ountry The general reaction to Eisen visit to Iowa was that lere has been no lessening of the residents personal popularity in lat key state despite reports o1 widespread farm revolt Around farm men wom n and children listened attentive but without much applause a isenhower delivered an infor lal and as he put it a non olitical speech at the Nation 1 Field Days and plowing match s near Newton Eisenhower said he was going o lay down a detailed farm pro ram in his Peoria speech Before leaving Des Moines for he capital however Eisenhower et what probably will be the one of his overall campaign old the airport crowd Comparing 1952 to 1956 wheth it be on the international o in the internal domestic and eco nomic front sees 1956 better ir every single Eisenhower said the Republi cans were by no means stupi enough to claim credit for ever advance of the last four years He said however that the GOP lad tried and succeeded in es tablishing an atmosphere in gov rnment that encourages ever single human being to do his bes that what he gains fo limself will be under his own in tiative and that he can keep i ubject to the necessity of pa ing his fair share of the taxes tha s country demands and needs While he said he hopes to hav the earned approval of th iarmers Eisenhower made n other direct political pitch fo votes This seemed a calculated ma neuver to offer a Republican con trast to the fullblown politica campaign speech his opponen Adlai E Stevenson made befor a National Field Days audienc Saturday Not all Republicans agreed wit he strategy Some said privatel that many farmers who came t listen to the President were dis appointed by the generalities i which Eisenhower spoke These GOP members wh didnt want to be quoted by nam said that they will be satisfied Eisenhower makes specific pro posals in the Peoria speech Gov Leo Hoegh and Sen Bourke Hickenlooper who trav eled the circuit that led from Des Moines to to Ames to the Newton Field Days and through Des Moines said the Presidents visit had given great stimulus to the Republican exmss IkeMust Shoulder the Demo Aspirant Says re COLFAX E Steven son accusing the Republicans of brazen political expediency in seeking votes said Saturday America is in the midst of a farm depression and that President Eisenhower must shoulder sponsibility Today we are confronted not with a breakdown of our agricul ture but with a breakdown of imagination and the Democratic presidential nominee said in firing sharp criticism at both the President and Secretary of Agriculture Benson In an address for the National Field Days 24 hours after Eisen lowers informal talk here to a AP Wirephoto IOWANS GREET ADLAI Democratic presidential candidate Adlai Stev enson arrow waves from the steps of his plane Saturday as he is greeted enthusi astically at the Des Moines airport Some were on hand to welcome him and escort him to the National Field Days at Coif ax Nixon in Attack on Adlai canned Iowa by cause Eisenhower about voles in 1952 How ever the state gave Democrat Harry S Truman a mar gin in 1948 when reputed dissatis faction among the farmers was SIOUX CITY for Colorado Springs for a major economic Satur day night Vice President Nixon said that leadership of the coun try should not be given to what he called expedient In an informal address delivered here Saturday afternoon in the heart of the Corn Belt he direct cognizance of a recent ex pression of hope by Adlai Steven son that the draft could be ended within the foreseeable He called for such action at the earliest possible moment consis tent with the national Nixon said the United States should not settle for the second best leadership for expedient pol iticians who offer false hopes of ending the draft and restricting military in the face of the global threat of Commu 12YearOlcl Science Wizard ENROLLS AT HARVARD CAMBRIDGE Mass Iff Fred Safier Berkeley Saturday was off toward his goal of nuclear physicist Hes a freshman at Harvard College And hes only 12 Fred met his classmates Friday night at a class of 60 gath ering and they accepted him with only a few raised eyebrows The youngster was allowed to enter Harvard only on con dition that he live with his family and not at a Harvard house His father Dr Fred Safier obligingly moved the family to Cambridge for the school term Young Fred has wanted to be a nuclear physicist ever since he read a biography of Madame Currie codiscoverer of radium He prepped at Drew School in California where he showed his aptitude for science As a student he was invited to teach two chemistry classes Ohioan Wins Levef Land Plow Title NEWTON Gotten meller Celina Ohio won the na tional level land plowing cham pionship at Conservation City nea here Saturday with a score of 82 Gottenmeller received the na tional championship trophy from Adlai Stevenson Democrat presidential nominee Second place with a score o was won by Ed Rusch For est Junction Wis The contour plowing champion ship was still in progress as the level land section finished Norman Raisch Chapin the Iowa champion finished fifth and Don Hoeg Alden finished 10th huge audience of farmers Stev enson said There are some chickens frankly that have been waiting a long time to come home to roost Here they During the 1952 campaign Stevenson said Eisenhower made pledges to the farmers in care ful calculated words meant to get farm The pledges have not been carried out he added Stevenson said he is sure Ei senhowers motives are good and sincere and that he was not attacking them I am even Stevenson aid to believe that he did not ully understand what he was aying to Americas farmers in 952 But the President of the mited States must be a respon ible man Secretary Benson was his hired man and if a farm is mismanaged the farmer is re sponsible not the hired man We mow that And so should the Stevenson flew to Iowa from his national headquarters in Wash ington to start a new 11state campaign tour which will end a week from Saturday For the kickpff he chose this heart of the nations cropland in a major bid for the important farm states vote election rolls around or shortly President Somoza of Nicaragua Shot by WouldBe Assassin WASHINGTON UP President Anastasio Somoza of Nicaragua was shot three times at a reception Friday night and his wouldbe Eisenhowers speech It was non assassin was beaten to death the Nicaraguan Embassy reported he said addln li Host at Field Days Hears That Benson Is on the Way Out NEWTON UP F a r ni e r Henry Steenhoek a lifelong Re publican who has said he was leaning Democratic this year climbed atop the political fence Saturday in the wake of President Eisenhowers visit Steenhoek who had said only Friday that he didnt think he could vote for Eisenhower be cause of Agriculture Secretary Ezra T Bensons farm policies told United Press ho learned from a pretty good source that Benson will be out by the time the Lands at 10 Stevensons plane the Joe Bensons ouster he said could swing him into the Republican camp again because he is the biggest obstacle in my voting for Steenhoek host farmer at the National Field Days praised somewhat akin to that of today Regional Meeting Nixon arrived neve Saturday morning from Minneapolis for a meeting with regional Republican chiefs including Sen Bourke Hickenlooper RIowa and Gov Leo Hoegh President Eisenhower he said has proved his ability to lead the nation in time of peace and in time of war He referred to the President as a man who has up lifted the governments whole here Saturday Wounded in the arm leg and stomach Somozas condition was described as In Rio de Janeiro the Nicaraguan Embassy said Somoza was recovering from his wounds Ambassador Guillermo SevillaSacasa said he received details of he shooting by telephone moral tone who has led us AP Wlrephoto PENS FROM THE PRESIDENT Some of the 20 children of sponsors 9f the National Field Days at Col fax inspect fountain pens bearing President Eisenhow ers signature which he passed out to them Friday Ike also put one of ihe pens to use in signing an auto graph for the little girl at center out of one war avoided others and now offers our best hope of remaining out of future con Wise Leadership That is why we need the wis est and mose experienced leader ship we can possibly have the kind President Eisenhower has given since 1953 and which he is prepared to give in the four crit ical years that lie he said Nixon promised that the Eisen hower administration would never underestimate or minimize the Communist danger at home or would never engage in cynical appeasement or compro would provide the best possible national defense at the least cost and would dedicate the nations moral spiritual and ec onomic resources to a ceaseless quest dom for world peace and free Managua capital of Nicaragua Earlier the White House said President Eisenhower had re ceived word from U S Ambassa dor Thomas Whclan that Somoza lad been shot four times Eisen lower ordered a U S medical earn flown to Managua from the Panama Canal Zone SevillaSacasa said the attack on Somoza occurred while the President was attending a recep tion in his honor at Leon a city near Managua He said that while most of the large crowd at the reception was dancing Somoza was seated in a chair at one side of the ballroom Suddenly SevillaSacasa said the President was approached by a man who fired probably four shots one shot breaking the Pres idents arm one hitting him in the leg the third piercing his stomach The ambasador said the crowd turned on the assassin and beat him to death SevillaSacasa iden tified the man who fired the shots as Rigoberto Lopez He said he did not know svhether Lopez Perer was a Nic araguan or not but that he had come to Managua a few days ago from the nearby country of San Salvador SevillaSacasa said the reason for the shooting had not been de termined but a thorough investi gation was under way Somoza was flown by helicop ter to a Managua hospital the ambassador said Smith landed at the Des Moines airport at 10 after a flight from Washington and unloaded at almost flHf same spot that President Eisenhowers plane the Columbine occupied a day ago The airport crowd which greet ed Stevenson was estimated at about It approached but did not reach the size of the esti mated crowd which wel comed Eisenhower Thurs day afternoon In a brief informal talks at the airport Stevenson noted that tie had visited Iowa in July to inspect drought damage had re turned in August to confer with Midwestern party leaders at Sioux City and now was back for a third time Stevenson said he found the drought had done the farmers considerable damage I came back later to see what damage we Democrats could do to the Re publicans here and found that was considerable Stevenson said As the Stevenson motorcade passed through downtown Des Moines enroute to Colfax the can didate sat on the back of an open convertible and waved gaily at the crowds which lined the streets Warm Welcome The Democratic standard er got a warm and enthusiastic they all made speeches like that iVfc V 11 W 1 t U11U we a lot better cooperajwelcome on his passagc through tion All About r I lit i The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy through Sunday Cooler Satur day night low 45 Continued cool Sunday high 65 to 68 Iowa Partly cloudy through Sun day Cooler Saturday night low 4250 Cooler southeast Sunday continued cool elsewhere Minnesota Cloudy and cooler Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Saturday Maximum Friday 80 Minimum Friday night 56 At 8 Saturday 56 YEAR AGO Maximum 81 Minimum 47 AP Wircpholo DOCTORS ORDERS Jas 7yearold pet of Mrs C H Bumpus Spokane looks like a real hep cat in dark glasses but its really just the doctors orders Jasper is slowly going blind and the glasses were prescribed to pro tect the animals eyes from strong light Iowas Capital City but the turn out was smaller than the one or Eisenhower Friday afternoon After criticizing Eisenhower Benson and the Republicans gen erally on farm policy and the ad ministration program Stevenson outlined his own broad program with the first step to stop and everse the decline in farm pric We he said in setting forth the key provison to support basic commodities at 90 per cent of The Eisenhower administration with approval of Congress has re placed the 90 per cent support program of the preceding Demo cratic administrations with a pro gram of flexible supports which can range from 75 to 90 per cent of parity on basic crops Direct Payments After calling for return to sup port or basic commodities at 90 per cent of parity Stevenson urged 1 Extension of government pro tection to perishable produce through a combination of direct production payments marketing agreements and production ad 2 Vigorous administration of the soil bank program aimed at reduction of crop surpluses termed the program a good Democratic 3 Consideration of the idea of what could be called a