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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 10, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited or MASON CITYGLOBEGAZETTE THi NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXill Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10 This Paper Two Movement of Canal Police Speeded Big Tax Report Is Due Legislature to Face Problems By DWIGHT McCORMACK DES MOINES UP The 1957 Iowa Legislature will have to face up to the toughest problems in many years with a member ship including far fewer veteran lawmakers than usual Notable in the changes was the defeat of four of the seven mem bers of the Iowa Tax Study Com mittee who tried for reelection in the general election Also there will be many more Demo crats but not a majority One of the matters almost cer tain to be left for the next reg ular session is the report of the committees recommendations for revising the states tax structure to make it more equitable The committees report is due next week Although there were earlier indications of a special session to handle the recommen dations Gov Leo Hoegh has vir tually said there will be none Top Issues Taxes and even the timing of the committees report were among the issues on which Demo crat Herschel Loveless ran suc cessfully for governor He said the state should hold thejine on taxes and the committees re port should have been made be fore the election Now he will have his own tax program to recommend And the lawmakers will also have the committee report for considera tion In addition to the problem of how to revise taxes if that is decided upon the next Legisla ture will have to meet another certain problem That is requests from state agencies for increased appropriations These are only some of the knotty problems the lawmakers must solve And they will have only about 100 calendar days to do it unless the session goes be yond the usual adjournment time The unofficial results of the general election show that of a possible 137 changes in Senate and House seats 61 were made There will be 44 new faces among the 108 House members and 17 new members of the 50man Sen ate Twentyone senators are holdovers Firm Majorities Loveless will have a consider ably greater Democratic mem bership in the Legislature to deal with In the 1955 session there were 6 Democrats in the Senate and 19 in the House This time there will be 10 Dem ocrats in the Senate and 35 in the House However the Repub licans will maintain firm major ities in both houses The members of the 1955 ses sion considered tax revision at length and made some changes But they created the study com mittee and assigned it a task the Legislature said could not be done satisfactorily in a regular ses sion The next Senate will include six present members of the House and two former senators The House makeup will include one of its former members Also absent from the next ses sion will be several longtime or prominent members All of them voluntarily dropped out of their respective houses Gone from the Senate will be Sens De Vere Watson RCouncil Herman Knudson R Clear C S Van Eaton R Sioux J C Lucas RMad and G E Whitehead R Missing from the House will be Reps G T Gus Kuester R a former twoterm Speaker of the House Wendell Pendleton RStorm Earl A Miller RCedar and Russell A Patrick soldiers from moved toward the one Saturday to take on the task i keeping peace in the Middle Sast Establishment of the world But there was growing evidence peace patrol received at leastjthat Israel intends to remain in NEW PRESIDENT DES MOINES UP Edward J Thomsen Des Moines district supervisor for the Iowa vocation al rehabilitation division is the president of the Iowa Wei Assn DANES HEAD FOR EGYPT A Danish soldier wear ing U N insignia on his jacket sews a similar badge on the uniform of his buddy as their unit left Copen AP Wivephoto hagen to join the U N police force in Egypt At right another Dane bids goodbye to his girlfriend Scramble in Congress for Top Offices Party Conferences Must Come First WASHINGTON polite but determined scramble was under way Saturday among both Demo cratic and Republican senators for party leadership posts at the January session At stake are the jobs assist ant Democratic leader held by Sen Clenments who lost his bid for reelection and chair man of the Republican confer ence vacant because Sen Milli kin RColo did not seek another term Both Democratic leader Lyndon B Johnson of Texas and Republi can leader Knowland of Califor nia were wary about predicting who will step into the vacancies They insist that the presession party conferences or caucuses will bestow honors Actually the word of a Senate party leader usually carries great weight at these closeddoor sessions No Seniority Unlike committee chairman ships the Senate party leadership posts are not decided on the basis of seniority or length of service Senate Democrats operate un der a leader and his assistant while the Republicans in addi tion have a policy committee chaiman now Sen Bridges R and a conference chairman the post now vacant Half o dozen other Democratic senators aided Johnson and Cle ments last session by serving as acting leader at various times Campaign Committee They include Sens Smalhers of Florida who headed the Senate Democratic Campaign Commit tee this year Kennedy of Massa chusetts who came close to win ning the vice presidential nomina tion Humphrey of Minnesota Long ofLouisiana Gore of Ten nessee and Morse of Oregon The Republican conference chairman presides at closeddoor meetings of all Republicans sen ators He normally irons out squabbles over committee assign ments and tries to harmonize dif ferences over controversial legis lation by pointing up administra tion policies and requests Some Republicans wondered if President Eisenhowers proposals for shaping a modern Republican party for the future will be given weight in filling the post German Refugees to Make Home in LeRcy LEROY Minn A displaced persons family has come to live in LeRoy Mr and Mrs Gunter Artelt a son Ernest 16 a daughter Gisela 5 and Mrs Art elts mother Anna Saume all of Germany have established a home in LeRoy They were farm ers until Russia took over their country The fa roily is sponsored by Lutheran Refugee Service Greenbacks Harvested by Farmer JUST COUNTERFEIT WEATHERFORD Tex ff The exuberance of dairy farmer Oscar Womack after he picked up a crop of green bills afong a creek faded Saturday when a U S Secret Service man said the bills were counterfeit The soiled bills were examined by Leo J Williams of the Treasury Department agencys Dallas office He said the bills were counterfeit and added its a sloppy job Womack 27 said he found the money scattered in weeds along the bank of Willow Creek which runs through the farm His mcther brought the dirty bills into the First National Bank here wrapped in a yellow scarf She tumbled the money out in front of amazed bank officials who immediately got in touch with the Secret Service in Dallas There was no explanation of how the money came to be on Womacks farm Eisenhower Not in Favor of Summit Parley at This Time GETTYSBURG Pa dent Eisenhower Saturday told the Swiss government the United States wants to continue handling current international crises in the United Nations rather than join in a new summit conference of major powers at this time Eisenhower sent off a reply to the Swiss invitation to the United States Britain France Russia and India for a new conference of heads of governmnet to avert danger of World War III The announcement of Eisen howers reply to the invitation extended earlier this week was made at his farm home here shortly after he arrived from Washington for a few hours of relaxation James C Hagerty White House press secretary said the Presi dent had sent this cable to Presi dent Markus Feldmann of Swit zerland The Federal Councils sugges tion for a meeting in Switzerland of the five chiefs of government has received urgent and sympa thetic consideration here I appreciate the sincerity of the Swiss proposal and share the concern for the preservation of peace which inspired it However the United Nations is actively seized with the va rious problems posing a threat to world peace and I believe that interests of all will best be served by carrying these initiatives through to a successful conclu Navy Patrol Bomber Missing in Pacific HAMILTON Bermuda UP A U S Navy patrol bomber is missing in the Atlantic with 10 men aboard north of here it was announced Saturday It was be lieved to be the plane reported earlier by a Liberian freighter to have crashed in flames at sea An extensive air and sea search for the plane was under way Navy officials here said the last contact with the plane was Fri day night when it radioed a posi tion report 350 miles north of Bermuda crisis All About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Satur day night and Sunday Warmer Saturday night low 3033 High Sunday in mid 40s Iowa Partly cloudy through Sun day Not so cold Satinday night Turning colder northwest Sun day Low Saturday night 2532 east 3238 west Minnesota Partly cloudy warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Saturday Maximum Friday 41 Minimum Friday night 20 At 8 Saturdav 27 Russians in New Warning to Allies Intervention in MidEast Hinted LONDON tf Moscow Radic announced Saturday night that i Allied forces are not withdrawn from Egypt Soviet authorities wil not prevent Russian volunteers from intervening The Moscow broadcast quoted statement issued by the officia Soviet news agency Tass It said Soviet government circles ex press satisfaction at the Britisl and French acceptance of the ceasefire While welcoming thi latest move they express appre hension lest the move should hav the ulterior motive of obtaining a breathing space for their troops The recent bombings and fresl landings of troops by air and sea indicate that the British anc French governments do not intenc to withdraw from Egypt If the British French and Is racl governments not with draw their troops in accordance with the U N resolution the So viet government believes this wil revive the threat to peace While the Soviet governmen adheres to a policy of peacefu coexistence it cannot stand by and see a peaceloving independ ent people attacked by imperial 1st JOBS FOR REFUGEES NEW YORK UP The Hote Corp of America wired Presiden Eisenhower Friday that it woulc give jobs to 50 qualified Hun garian refugees U S Planes Hauling Troops to U N Staging Area in Italy LONDON Advance units f a U N police force made up 17 nations Suez Canal qualified approval Friday night in Cairo The other nations in volved in recent fighting Bri tain France and had promised to turn over occu pation duties in Egypt to the U N force RELIEF PROGRAM SET To Continue Debate on Hungary Middle East UNITED NATIONS N Y United Nations its humani tarian aid program foi embattled Hungary organized Sat urday wound up the unprecedented dual emergency sessions of the eneral Assembly The 76nation world parliament held a session to transfer to the agenda of the regular 1956 assembly warorpeace questions of the Middle East and Hungary Friday night despite vigorous ArabAsian efforts led by Indias V K Krishna Menon to delete phrases squarely blaming Russia the situation in Hungary the sembly approved a United States resolution calling for a food and medicine program for the country and for emergency assist ance to refugees fleeing the slaughtering Soviet army The United States immediately after the vote announced a million grant for refugee assist ance Many other countries pledged aid and opened their frontiers to give asylum to the refugees Soviet Bloc The vote was 539 with 13 ab stentions The Soviet block op posed the measure and Yugosla via joined a dozen Arab and Asian countries in abstaining Before it approved that resolu which called on Russia not to interfere but to assist in the humanitarian program the as sembly voted its third call to the Soviet Union to get its troops oul of Hungapy immediately The call was contained in a resolution proposed by Cviba Ire land Italy Pakistan and Peru It passed 4811 with only the Soviet bloc India and Yugoslavia opposed In the resolution the assembly said specifically for the first time that free elections should be held in Hungary under United Nations once order had been restored Bitterly Critical Bitterly critical of Soviet mili tary intervention it declared the repression undertaken by the So viet forces in Hungary violated the Charter and the 1947 Hungarian peace treaty It also said foreign intervention there was an intolerable attempt to deny the people their rights The new withdrawal demand reinforced a resolution the assembly adopted 508 last Sun day The assembly repeated its request that U N Secretary Gen eral Dag Hammarskjold investi gate the situation in Hvingary through representatives named by Attempt to Woo Rebels in Hungary VIENNA Wl Hungarys pro Russian government sought Satur day to woo over rebel holdouts by dangling promises to negotiate for Soviet troop withdrawal as soon as order returns to the wartorn country The declaration broadcast by the governmentcontrolled Buda pest radio pledged that in bar gaining with the Soviet Union RussianHungarian relation would be settled on a basis o equality and national independ It promised the government o Premier Janos Kadar would re tain the achievements reachec by the movement which startec Oct day Hungarys anti Communist revolution flared The concessibns held out by the government indicated Russian tanks and guns had failed to com pletely stamp out rebel action The appeal was broadcast in the wake of reports that rebels had blown up the great uranium mines near Pecs in southern Hun gary Hungarian refugees told Vienna newspapers the mines were so thoroughly dynamited that the Russians will not be able to reopen them for a long time The mines were a prime objec tive when the Russians moved in with their military might Sunday to crush the revolt The rebels had demanded that Hungary stop handing over uranium to the So viet Union The Budapest broadcast also made it apparent Hungary was still in the grip of a paralyzing general strike the Gaza Strip a 25mile Mediter ranean coastal area from which Israeli forces ousted Egyptian fenders last week The Gen eral Assembly resolution that set up the peace patrol called for 1 withdrawal of all other foreign forces from Egypt The general feeling in Israel was that Israeli forces would leave Egypts Sinai Peninsula but that Gaza which the Egyptians have administered for eight years actually is part of Palestine and Israel would seek to retain it A gigantic airlift was underway to carry units of the new police force to the Middle East The vanguard of the force be tween 300 and 400 troops from Norway and Denmark were to be flown in U S Air Force planes to a staging area near Naples taly After that they are to con tinue on in Swiss planes Two other U S planes went to Bogota Colombia to get another contingent U S Barracks The units will stay in the U S Vavy barracks in Naples and eave for Egypt possibly Saturday night The five permanent members of he Security Council the Jnited States Russia Britain and Nationalist China vere forbidden to assign troops to he U N force although U S ogistical support was accepted Brig Abdel Kedharhaton direc or of the Egyptian government information office said early Sat urday that the force will be sta tioned along the truce line set up under the 1949armistice agree ments on a temporary He said they would be withdrawn as soon as the emergency ends The beachhead at the north end dl the Suez Canal that British and French invasion forces seized earlier this week was quiet Brit ain began pulling assault forces out of Port Said and replacing them with regular infantry The British have promised that thesa troops would leave when the force can take over Three Days A ceasefire has been in effect in the Suez battle zone three days Maj Gen E L M Burns of Canada who was chosen by the General Assembly to head the peace patrol apparently secured assurances of cooperation during days of conferences with Egyptian officials in Cairo The Egyptian official spokes man Abdel Kader Hatem said lis government had agreed provi ionally to the peace patrol Ha said Egypt must be able to exer cise a veto on places where tha force will operate Some fears that the Soviet Union was moving to intervene in he Middle East lessened some yhat Duncan Sandys British par iarnentary undersecretary for air old a Conservative party rally So far as we know there is no foundation for the belief thai here has been any significant movement of Russian aircraft into the Temperatures Dip to 20 Degrees The mercury dropped below the freezing mark in all sections of Iowa Friday night as lowsf ranged from 20 degrees at Mason City Spencer and Waterloo to 30 at Council Bluffs It was Mason Citys lowest reading of the sea son A weak cold front was expected to move eastward as a warm front Saturday night resulting in slightly weather higher bureau readings predicted of 25 to 38 degrees for Saturday jnight Another surge of cold Canadian air was expected to push into the northwest portion of the state Sunday bringing lower tempera tures to that section by Sunday evening New Hampton Businessman Kennedy Dies NEW HAMPTON Matthias Kennedy 88 oldest businessman in New Hampton died Friday at the hospital here after a linger ing illness Funeral services are pending at the Larkin Funeral Chapel M Mr Kennedy was born Sept 3 Tnejl868 in Wabasha County Minn He attended Winona Teachers College and taught two years Ha came to New Hampton 65 years ago Mr Kennedy was a charter lows AP Wlrephotos FLATTOPS GO ON ALERT A jet bomber ishoisted aboard the aircraft carrier Yorktovvn at Alameda as the big ship as well as its sister carrier the Shantr riLa are readied for Pacific duty The vessels pulled out in accordance with the Navys program of deployingunits of the fleet during the present Middle East Von Tersch Given 5Year Sentence CHARLES L Von Tersch Cedar Falls formerly of Charles City will serve five years in the mens reformatory at Anamoso He was sentenced here by Judge William P Butler after he had pleaded guilty to a charge of larceny Von Tersch has been in jail here He was charged with the theft of a tractor Aug 10 from the Oliver parking lot valued at member of the New Hampton Knights of Columbus and a char ter member of the Country Ciub Three sons survive They are Walter Kennedy and Ralph Ken nedy both of New Hampton and Dr R J Kennedy Cleveland Ohio SAME S2S tPUck meani traffic 4eaUt 34 ho art
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