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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 20, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NIIGHIORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 20 This Paper Consists of Two tt Asian Neutrals Push Hungary Probe No Break in Dock Walkout The World Around Us Hawaiians Statehood i Number Four EDITORS NOTE It will be around the world in 80 days for our editor unless unrest in cer tain areas precludes air travel This is one in a series of re ports on his experiences and ob By W EARL HALL there are mem bers of Congress in either branch who think the desire for statehood has subsided among Hawaiians they are deluding themselves It doesnt take the visitor here very long to make that discovery More than that it can be sensed that there is a new note of opti mism among the people Many of them believe that t h t chances for ad mittance to the Union have been appreci ably improved by what hap pened in their last election Opposition to the addition of W EARL HALLHawaii to the roster of states in compliance with an unquali fied promise by both parties on many occasions has come quite largely from Democratic source There have been two facets to the matter Past Politics Because in the past politics in the Islands has seemed to have something of a Republican com plexion organization Democrats have been reluctant to promote the possibility of two more Re publicans in the Senate and ei ther one or two more Republi cans in the lower house But even more marked has been the opposition of Democrats from the Deep South With them the matter goes deeper than poli tics It bears on the race ques tion They assume and with pret ty good reason that spokesman from Hawaii would be against segregation This latter assumption is cor rect Hawaiians ARE more than tolerant on the racial question they are oblivious to its exist ence In only one other place in the part of the world Ive seen has gone as far as Hawaii in breaking down racial barriers Thats Brazil Election Results Millionaires Get ComeOn From LOS ANGELES COUNCIL LOS ANGELES Los Angeles City Council is ready to take applications of millionaires who may wish to give parks to rhe city The Councils receptive moad followed a suggestion that the city sell 27 taxdeeded lots they own in West San Fernando Valley and earmark the proceeds for parks If millionaires were reminded that the city needed such bene factions said Councilman Harold There might be a con siderable If we had the right kind of approach I think wed get agreed Councilman Ernest Debs Millionaires were requested to line up at City Hall single file U S Navy Sets Up First Base at the South Pole McMURDO SOUND Antarctica Navy Tuesday set up the first base ever estab lished at the South Pole Two Navy C47 transports landed at the bottom of the world with eight Seabees led by Lt Richard A Bowers Williamsburg Pa The unit is the advance party of Operation Deepfreeze per sonnel who will build a scientific station at the South Pole as part of the United States contribution to the International Geophysical Year The two Navy twinengined transports arrived over the pole in brilliant sunshine Visibility on the polar plateau was virtually unlimited A cargocarrying Air Force Globemaster and a U S Navy Sky master circled over head while the skiequipped DC3s levelled off for the landing on the hardpacked ice and snow First to land was a plane pi loted by Conrad C Shinn of Spray N C Shinn also was at the controls of the trans port which made the first land ing at the pole three weeks ago In addition to the Seabees the planes carried 11 dogs and equip ment to set up a temporary base Four tons of heavy equipment including a Weasel snow vehicle were dropped by the Globemaster after the Navy planes had taken off The drop was carried out suc cessfully ROADS ARE ICY Heavy Snow Moves Into Western Iowa By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Snow moved into Iowa Tuesday and the Weather Bureau said there is a chance of heavy snow in northwest Iowa on Wednesday At Sioux City where three inches had fallen by noon forecasts indicated as much as six inches might fall by Wednesday Packed snow and ice made driving arclous in that area The State Highway Patrol said that the snow had moved into Iowa west of a line through Clar inda Atlantic Sac City and Estherville with amounts varying from an inch in the northwest to a trace in southwestern coun ties It was still snowing how ever At noon Tuesday the Council Bluffs area had moderate snow accompanied by northerly winds which were gusting at velocities up to 30 miles an hour Light RockfordMan Dies in Crash Near Readlyn Heft 66 Rockford was killed Tuesday morning when his car skidded on a patch of ice on the Wapsipini con River bridge on Highway east of Readlyn It isnt ealistic to concludcisnow was falling in Des Heft was thrown from the car that admittance of Hawaii is any Waterloo Sioux City Sioux wife Lenora 69 was hospi more palatable to the Talmadges and the Eastlands than it has been in the past But the recent election results contained an ef fective rebuttal to the contention that the islands would automati cally and invariably be The voters of Hawaii in a free election chose a Democrat as their territorial delegate to rep resent them in Washington He has no vote of Riley Allen the veteran and wellrespected editor of the Hono lulu StarBulletin puts the mat ter this way The longheld theory that if Hawaii gets Statehood there will be two Republicans elected to the Senate cannot logically be put forward The argument has been fallacious for at least 25 years as demonstrated by election re Demos Stronger The election results in Riley added as well as in 1956 have shown the strength of the Democratic Jack Burns gate should Party Election of as Territorial Dele forever silence the stubborn claim that Hawaii would always send Republicans to Con Another favorable sign stressed by Hawaiians is what they regard as a fair attitude by Alaskas ter ritorial delegate to Congress Re cently he made it clear that he doesnt care which waii or Alaska gets statehood fist In the past the linking of the two causci has seemed to confuse tte issue Alaska of course has and Mason City at that hour Highways in the state generally vere wet and were expected to jecome snowpacked and more lippery as temperatures drop in he late afternoon Further west highway traffic md school schedules were narled in Eastern Colorado Western Nebraska Southeastern Vyoming and Northwestern Kansas In the storms wake as skies leared in Wyoming temperitures nosedived The mercury vas down to 20 below zero at Vest Yellowstone in the big naional park near the WyomingMontana line by midnight Moisturestarved wheatlands in Northeastern Colorado received he heaviest fall from the Pacificorn storm that struck that area ort Morgan reported 16 inches ytron 12 Hugo and Sterling 6 In Nebraska Sidney and Imperial reported more than 6 nches Scottsbluff 5 Chadron 4 md North Platte 1 Weather Bureau officials said he moisture content in the snow vas moderate Agricultural officials said it would be vital in vetting down topsoil which has jeen subject to listed as fair They were on their way to Detroit to visit a son Earl Surviving are two sons Kenneth Marble Rock and Earl Detroit and a daughter Mrs Fred Helen Schriever Palmdale Calif Funeral arraangements are incomplete at the Weaver Funeral Home here Opponent Djiias Arrested BELGRADE Yugoslavia Milovan Djiias former righthand man of President Tito and now a leading opponent of his policies was arrested here Monday a member of his family reported A stormy petrel in Yugoslav politics who broke with Tito in 1954 by advocating a twoparty system and greater freedom Djiias was faken from his home by Yugoslav police after they searched the premises the informant said something less than a fourth iawaJi s population And its poitical sentiments have seemed to eer to the Democratic side Ali things considered however lawaiians at this moment count heir chances of statehood the jest they have ever Mediator Asks Quick Settlement 200 Ships Tied Up NEW YORK federal me diator has scolded union and man agement negotiators with a warn ng to stop fiddling around and settle the East Gulf coast dock strike But the paralyzing walkout by dockworkers moved into its ifth day Tuesday with no sign of iettlement From 150 to 200 ships idle at deserted piers rom Maine to Texas Negotiators for the Internation al Longshoremens Assn and the New York Shipping Assn re sumed their contract talks again Tuesday under government pres sure to reach quick agreement After another fruitless session Monday Robert H Moore top fed eral mediator in the dispute said he had told both sides they might as well stop fiddling No Intervention He said he informed the negoti ators he didnt think there would be any immediate government in tervention to stop the strike under the TaftHartley Law I told thenj there is no govern ment machinery that can do more than delay the inevitable tha they were going to have to reach an agreement sooner or The White House also appealec to both sides to settle their differ ences quickly for the good of the public Meanwhile on the West Coas H a r r y Bridges Internationa Longshoremens and Warehouse mens Union started polling it members to determine their stanc on the EastGulf Coast strike Rail Shipment The nations railroads ordered a halt to rail shipment of almos all export freight to all strike bound ports The order was aimed at blocking a massive tieup o freight cars at ports where they cant be unloaded The strike was already costing the nations economy millions o dollars a day The union struck last Thursda midnight when its old contrac ran out Main issues in the dis pute are union demands for a single contract to cover all Eas and Gulf ports a full days pa for any man called to the piers no cut in the present 20man work gangs and a limit on the amoun of cargo loaded in slings The New York employers group which represents 170 ship ping and stevedoring firms in sists that it does not have authori ty to negotiate for other Atlantic and Gulf ports AP Wircphoto TEARS OF FREEDOM Two Hungarian refugees weep on arrival at a refugee center in Vienna The two women were included in the first planeload of Hungar ians to leave for the United States Their homes were destroyed in the recent up risings in their home country Britain Set to Ration Oil Products Motorists Industry Both to Be Hit LONDON will ration all petroleum products starting Dec IT cutting motorists to a basic 200 miles a month and promising shivers to many homes This results from a shortage caused by blocking of the Suez Canal a condition the British brought on themselves by their attack jointly with France against Egypt although officials here blame Egypt for the actual canal closing To Feef Pinch Minister Fuel Aubrey Jones told the House of Commons Tues day the rationing will apply both to industry and to private motor ists Apartment houses and other nonindustrial buildings with cen tral heating will start feeling the pinch early As of Dec 1 their gasdiesel oil supplies will be cut one third and their fuel oil 25 per cent Most of the other cuts except to motorists wilJ be 10 per cent Only railways and coalproduc ing organizations are unaffected Jones said the government will try to continue the minimum re quirements of these industries More Tough All About I The Weather Mason City Heavy snow Tues day night but light again Wed nesday Total accumulation 4 6 Strong northerly winds Wednesday High Wed nesday low 30s Low Tuesday night mid 20s Iowa Cloudy with snow Tuesday night and Wednesday with chance of being heavy in north west Wednesday Low Tuesday night upper 20s northwest 30s elsewhere Minnesota Heavy snow colder GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Tuesday Maximum Monday 3D Minimum Monday night 27 At 8 Tuesday 27 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 33 12 pares to 90 miles under World War II rationing which ended five years ago But the government will be even tougher t li a n in World War II on supplementary allowances These will be severe ly limited both in number and amount Ration books will be is sued motorists starting Thursday The situation was shaping up seriously for other countries in Western Europe Belgium and the Motherlands arc banning Sunday driving for all except essential purposes effective next Sunday to conserve their dwindling gaso line stocks France has warned Rail Station Is Dedicated Officials of Road City in Attendance Russian Tactics Attacked U S Demand Supported FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES UNITED NATIONS The United States was reported Tues jday ready to throw strong support behind an unexpected move by neutral Asia to let observ ers into wartorn Hungary India Ceylon and Indonesia who had kept clear of the Hun dispute put a resolution before the General Assembly Mon day night caHing on Hungarys Communist regime to let in I observers as requested by Secre jtary General Dag Hammarskjold The move caused open delight among U S and other Western delegates and aroused conster nation in the Soviet bloc which lad counted on the Asians stay ng out of the Hungarian debate Sources close to the U S dele gation said the Americans felt Asias sudden support added con siderable weight to Hammar skjold1 s request which had been brushed aside by the Reds Relief Supplies Hungarys puppet regime has refused to admit political ob servers but has said it would al low relief supplies with rep resentatives to enter Hungary However it has evaded a request from Hammarskjold that he be admitted as head of the relief mis sion The Assembly Monday debated Cubas call for the Soviet Union to stop deportations of Hungar Top executives aboard the Presidents Special of the M St L Railroad arrived in Mason City Wednesday in a snowstorm They dedicated the new railroad station constructed on the site of the former station from the Soviet block which has Industrialists businessmen andjinsisted that Hungarys troubles representatives of civic groupsjare an internal affair and none of were there to meet the train as the U business ians but V K Krishna Menon of India reportedly asked that the proposal by the three Asian pow ers be given priority Neither resolution is expected to run into much opposition except well as the brass section of the Mason City High School Band Mayor Mendon introduced the president of the road A W Schroeder to the group Aboard Train Wefeel highly complimented Lo have so many of you industrial ists with us at this said Schroeder and we are happy to aave completed the project we promised last spring I appreciate your high school band turning out I know how cold those mouth pieces must be We hope to see you all at the Aboard the special train besides Sudden Move Informed sources said the Rus sians were perturbed over the sudden move by the three Asian nations whom they had expected to keep silent during the debate But Indian Prime Minister Nehru after insistent prodding by oppo sition Socialists and some news papers told the Indian Parliament Monday that Soviet troops were camped in Hungary against the wishes of the Hungarian people Nehru declared the bitter re sistance of Hungarian workers had powerfully affected Rus sias prestige in Eastern Europe and elsewhere He said ob The ration for motorists oquivjits motorists to cut down their alent to 200 miles a month comjuse of the president were W E should be admitted to de vice president and comptroller tennine the actual situation W P Coliton vice president During the debate on the Cuban erations R W Nelson v i c eWsohition U S Delegate Henry president sales F B Clark genjcabot Lodge Jr said the United eral superintendent Steve had information that Rus chief engineer M E Eaton has deported persons ia rctary and three board mem bers A A Bush N P Skoghmd and Lee Potter Mason Cityans on the train in eluded Lt W H Nich olas Lester Milligan secretary of the Chamber of Commerce Mayor Mendon Charles E Strickland president and general of the P G and E Mason City and Clear Lake Railjcompliance with previou way Douglas G Swale executive hlv fantno boxcars from Budapest alone It is Lodge de iclarcd that many of the men will die from cold and exposure just as the unfortunate victims of the Nazi concentration camps Urgent Needs Lodge said these reports made the need for vice president of the First Nation al Bank and others New BargePort The train came from Keiths burg where the officials in spected the new barge port Enroute to Mason City a board meeting was held on the train to approve a capital im provement budget of for 1957 This is above the 195S budget bly resolutions calling for with drawal of all Soviet troops from Hungary and observers on the scene There were still 20 names on the list of speakers in the Hun garian debate at adjournment time Monday night Denmark tried to drum up sup port for its suggestion that Anna Kethly now in New York and the only member of the Imre Nagy cabinet known to be outside jo i The bulk of the announced budthe Iron Curtan be permitted to WELCOME TO MASON Presidents Special pulled into Mason City slightly past noon Tuesday for dedication ceremonies at the new L station Greeting the crowd of industrialists from the rear of the train were left to right W E Hanson vice president and comptroller A A Bush director A W Schroe der president of the road all L executives and Mayor George E Mendon of Mason City get will be used to build a mod lern car shop at MarsbaHtown JThe figure does not include the I new car purchase or the locomative improve ment program already an nounced Following a tour of the Mason City railroad station the group adjourned to the Hotel Hanford where the officials met industria lists of the city at a luncheon in the Sky Room At the Hotel Hanford luncheon the visitors were welcomed by Carl Henkel Chamber of Com merce vice president Schrovder responded and introduced members of his party the speak before the fuil assembly Farmington Man Is Victim of Accident FARMINGTON Morris Springer 65 of near Farmington was killed late Monday when a pickup truck he was riding m went out of control on a gravel road two miles south of here Van Buren County Sheriff Or ville Lee said the truck driven by Hilton Saltzgaver Farmington went off the road plunged over an embankment and came to a halt close to a river bank Saltz gaver was uninjured but his wife was hospitalized ia Kcokuk V   

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