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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 31, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIII Aisociated Press and United Press euU Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 31 1956 This Paper Consist ot Pwo If Britain France Begin Bombardment of Egypt Preliminary to an Invasion FinalTax Report Released Exemptions Are Aired DES MOINES UP The Iowa Tax Study Committee said Wednesday the states intricate system or tax credits and exemp tions is the same as taking money out of one pocket to put it in an other The report was the last of eight parts Whereas the previous sev en dealt with taxes paid by lowans the final report concen trated on areas that are tax free It also discussed what amounts to refunds on certain taxes paid Some time after next Tuesdays election but before Nov 15 the committee will make known to Gov Leo A Hoegh its final re commendations Stern Reminder Wednesdays report had a stern reminder to citizens who think tax relief in one area cuts down on overall taxes An exemption from any kind of tax will re quire replacement at some other point in the tax the com mittee said One example it said is the granting of homestead exemp tions up to to home owners paying property taxes This year million was drawn from the general fund of the state to underwrite home stead exemptions The result is homeowners pay less property tax but all taxpayers must con tribute more in the form of in come sales and other taxes that go into the general fund The committee said the same holds true for 10M million worth of agriculture land tax credits That money will be distributed to twners of farm land who pay more than 15 mills property tax to support schools General Fund Veterans of American wars from the Civil War through the Korean conflict will be relieved of paying million in property taxes through veterans exemp tions The committee said that bill will be paid by property own ers who are not veterans anc with money from the general fund Exemptions from paying in come taxes such as by persons in very low income brackets and sales taxes on such as wholesale items and used cars are not as easily shifted to other taxpayers A few categories exenipt from property taxes are motor ve hicles livestock poultry and farm crops property owned by branches of government churche and educational institu tions hospitals and most tools and household goods The committee mentioned five possible limits on credits the Legislature could consider if rev enue needs so demanded 1 Put a top on homestead ex emptions of million which would mean in future years claims would have tobe pro rated Smaller Credit 2 Figure homestead exemp tions on the basis of something less than the present 25 mills on assessed valuation The result would again be a smaller credit 3 Limit homestead credits to a specific number of years per sons over 65 years of age or the handicapped 4 Set standards for agricultur al land tax credit payments which would make farmers im prove the efficiency of certain school districts before they got aid 5 Set limits on veterans ex emptions such as a period of years after discharge assistance only to those with disabilities or those owning property under a value AT 6 P M President to Give Report to Nation WASHINGTON Eisenhower wiil go on nation wide television and radio Wed nesday night to discuss the Middle East crisis This was announced shortly before noon Wednesday by the White House which also re peated that the United States is still standing by its pledge to assist any victim of aggres sion in the Middle East Britain is have in formed the government she considers the pledge de funct The pledge bound the United States Britain and France to work together in the Middle East to preserve peace Presidential press secretary James C Hagerty said Eisen howers talk would be about 15 at 6 CST All major networks are ex pected to carry it Hagerty said Eisenhower will outline the American position regarding the tense situation resulting from the Israeli thrust into Egypt on Monday Egyptian Radio Claims Bombs Fall on Cairo Cloak of All About The Weather Mason City Clearing Wednesday night continued cool low 4246 Partly warmer Thursday High 6065 Minnesota Light rain cooler Iowa Fair Wednesday night warmer west Thursday partly cloudy warmer southeast cooler northwest Low Wednes day night in 40s Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 10 degrees above normal Thursday through next Monday Normal high 50 north to 56 south Normal lows 30 north to 35 south Warmer southeast portion Thursday Cooler Friday and Saturday Warmer again Monday Precip itation should average onehalf inch or more in showers about Friday and Monday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 64 Minimum Tuesday night 42 At 8 Wednesday 44 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum FLEE TERROR IN BUDAPEST George Quade Erie the U S legation in Budapest watches his wife and an Austrian frontier guard fold an American flag as he and his family arrive by car from Budapest Quades older son Dieter holds younger son Tommy Roof hood and windshield of the car carried flags to protect the occupants on the drive through the revolttorn nation Soviet Retreat at Budapest Under Way Tanks Pull Out BUDAPEST Hungary and wounded headed Russian retreat from Budapest appeared in full swing Wednes day Soviet tanks leaving their away under a shower of leaflets from Hungarian air force planes threatening to bomb them if they tarried Administration Bears Heavy Responsibility Stevenson NEW YORK StevenStates is bound to support the in son said Wednesday the Eisentegrity of he said hower administration b e a r sj At Detroit Vice President Nix heavy responsibility for the said Stevenson is being a pol Russian armored forces guard ing the Danube River bridges withdrew at dawn Others fell into the lines of retreat through out the morning The Hungarian army now com pletely on the side of the revo lution trucked in fresh platoons to relieve street patiols of the ragged insurgents The armytook over the Citadel a fortress com manding the entire city and ringed it with antitank guns 35 20 sis in the Middle He blamed what he called a general policy of The Democratic nominee addressed iitician first and a statesman sec ond in his comment on the Mid dle East crisis presidential In a speech at a Republican an here Nixon said Stevenson crowd of more than like a Cheshire cat over sons at a Liberal Party rally in Manhattan Center Stevenson said this turn in international events which is costing lives in the Near the United j East He offers nothing but crit Slates can never condone unproicism He follows his usual pat voked attack but declared weltern of spinning out reams of should not be too quick in judgiclever phrases and words which ment as to whether there hadjwill add up to just one not been provocation The Unitednot do do U N Hit by Twin Vetoes Councils Hands Tied by Action UNITED NATIONS N Y Britain and France used their ve toes twice Tuesday night to tie the hands of the Security Council in the Israeli Egyptian Fighting while they rushed troops toward the Suez Canal zone Their actions here and in the Mediterranean shocked and dis mayed diplomats and drove a deep wedge into their alliance with the United States The vetoes were viewed as a hard blow to the 11nation coun cils prestige already lowered by 78 Soviet vetoes in 11 years They highlighted a council sitting that were on toy 12 hours The council adjourned only 27 minutes before the CST deadline set by Britain and France for Egyptian Israeli agreement to their proposal to land troops along the waterway nationalised by Egypt July 26 Another Meeting Another council meeting was PRIME MINISTER EDEN scheduled for noon to take Wednesday atter up an Egyptian Rebel anger which bad been directed against the Russians was channeled intirely for the moment against remnants of the equally detested AVH the Red Hungarian secret police Vengeance hunts for the mem bers of the AVH which Premier Imre Nagys government has or dered dissolved developed all ov er the revolttorn city Unofficial Hungarian sources said 130 secret policemen cap tured Tueseday in a battle for Budapests Communist Party headquarters were hanged by their heels and beaten to death A precinct party headquarters was u prime target in the street fighting today Expunging of Soviet signs was acceleralcd with the governments announcement of its decision to end the oneparty dictatorship and revive the multiparty governmen tal system that prevailed before charge that Britain and France were committing aggression Egypt said that until the council took necessary measures Egypt has no choice but to defend it Britain and France had argued that the council could not act swiftly enough to hall the fight ing and prevent interference with canal traffic Accordingly both vetoed 1 A U S resolution calling on Israel and Egypt immediately to cease fire on Israel to withdraw its armed forces from Egypt and on all members to avoid us ing force in the area or giving Israel military economic or fi nancial aid in her operation The vote was 72 with Australia and Belgium abstaining Soviet resolution Plans to Remain a Neutral By DONALD J GONZALES WASHINGTON UP The United States has sternly warned Britain and France that their military action in Suez may spark a major war and that they cannot count on the United States to help bail them out Administration officials aid President Eisenhower and Sec retary of State John Foster Dulles view the BritishFrench venture as a dangerous and desperate gamble which seems certain to fail The United States has no in tention of getting involved mili tarily it was said Holy War This country fears the action of its Allies will galvanize the Moslem world and spur it into a crusadetype holy war that Secrecy Ordered No Letup in Desert War FROM DDK WIRE SERVICES LONDON Britain and France put Egyptian targets iunder bombardment Wed nesday night and Cairo Ra dio reported high explosive bombs had been dropped on airo itself The two Western Powers were evidently trying to top ple the Nasser government in addition to taking over control of the Suez Canal zone The Cairo broadcast said the bombing was at 7 11 It asserted there was some damage but no loss of Jife Cairo is a city of three mil Hion At Cairo time tha British Defense Ministry an nounced An air offensive under Allied command is at this moment being launched against military targets in Heads Exposition The two powers named Gen Sir Charles Keightiey formerly com mander in chief of the ary force Vice Adm P Barjot of Franco is his deputy The Defense Ministry said their job is to intervene to secure compliance with the requirements laid before the Israeli and Egyp 2 A that amounted to the U S proposal with its teeth pulled calling only for a ceasefire and withdrawal of Israeli troops The vole was 72 with Belgium and the United States abstaining Urgent Debate S Delegate Hemy will involve Britain and France governments the Reds took over in 1949 U Cabol Lodge Jr had asked and obtained rhe Red army stajisraeli military Ian urgent council debate on the tue of a Russian was toppled from its stand Work men chipped the stone hammer andsickle emblems from the Dan ube bridges Giant metal red stars ripped from building fronts lit tered the streets In all this turmoil Josef Cardi nal Mindszenty returned in tri umph to the city where he was condemned by a Communist court in 1949 to life imprisonment as a traitor Church bells pealed a wel come Women knelt in the streets as the Roman Catholic prelate freed Tuesday night from a jail at Fei soepeteny raised his hands in blessing Men bared their heads and crossed themselves Many wept It was one of the emotional peaks of the eightdayold revolu tion action on in s t r u ctions re ceived from P r e senhower clay night Israel m o v e d into Egypt introduced h i s resolution as a first and im SWOONERS Elvis completing with swooning section entertains at the Mason City Junior Chamber of Commerce Halloween party Ted Elvis Patt schull is in the Harding kindergarten along with his left to right Frances Hoffman Diane Crossley Patty Gomez and Terry Pattschull his twin sister The Junior Qhamber provided treats at all elementary schools Wednes day and parties for junior and senior high students in the evening SAME BUrk In means traffic death In pail 21 perativc towa rd step pndine LODGE the fighting and turned down pleas from Sir Dixon of Britain and Bernard CormitGcn tillo of France that he drop the proposal Lodge said from the Atlantic to thc Persian Gulf Arabs are expected to blow up vital Middle East oil pipe lines and block the Suez Canal At every turn officials from the President on down stressed that the British and French de cision to move into Suez was taken behind the United States back What has transpired they said puts this countrys historic alliance with Britain France under t h e greatest strain it has ever faced Hamstrung With its Allies ignoring warn ings against Suez action the United States was almost ham strung on taking any effective countermeasures But these moves will be made H is preparing to suspend economic aid to Israel until Israeli get out of Egyp tian territory This would be of indirccl assistance to Egypt It will try by diplomatic in fluence and action to limit and end the hostilities It will continue to strive for a settlement of the longstand ing controversy over control of the Suez Canal President Plans Campaign Speech Cairo Radio said the bombing of that capital was carried out by British jet bombers Wednesdays first announce ment of the longrumored attack came from Paris This said the aerial and naval bombardments got under way at Cairo time A BritishFrench ultimatum demanding that Egypt and Israel j cease hostilities and that the and fighting forces of both sides keep i clear of a zone 10 miles on either side of the canal expired 14 j hours earlier Egypt rejected the ultimatum Israel accepted it on the condition that Egypt would agree Nearing Canal The French and British con tended fighting on the Sinai endangered the canal because of aerial and paratroop activity in the area and thrusts by Israeli armored columns re by British Prime Minister Eden to be nearing the cana zone In London Prime Minister Eden said Britain must protect her own vital interests in the Middle East with or without prior agree ment of the United States Eden told a tense House of Commons We cannot accept that we have to obtain1 the agreement of the United States before acting in if Israel complied WASHINGTON W Presidentour own vital with the U S demand the decided Wednesday did not say whether Brit for the BritishFrench ultimatum10 keep an engagement for and French troops have ac wotild disappear He rejected any implication that the United States consider under any cir cumstances that the British French ultimatum was justi BULLETIN ALGIERS Algeria UP The French battleship Jaan Barf sailed Wednesday with paratroops and marine commandos aboard Informid sources said the ships destina tion was the MiddUi campaign address in Philadelphia jtually landed on Egyptian soi as Thursday night was threatened Tuesday night His nationwide telcvisionradiOj Eden declined to give the talk at CST will deallHouse of Commons any details on with the Middle East crisis nnd action to be taken by British and Americas role of forces in the On the canal operation London Whether Eisenhower w o u 1 djnewspapers reported waves of make the trip to Philadelphia hadltroop carrying planes took off been up in the air since Mondayfrom the Mediterranean base oj when the Middle East crisis dejCypriK just after dawn flyin to velopecl with the Israeli thrust iniward the canai 250 miles awav i yx TP A L J 11 A H A scheduled trip Wed But these reports appeared to to Egypt nesday to Texas Oklahoma andhave been premature at least Tennessee was called off on that I Hours later Egyptian governors accoimt iat Port Said Ismailia and Suez   

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