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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 22, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lot the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXMI Associated Press and United Press Full Least Wires Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 22 1956 This 1iniei CoMslili of Tour No 3t JULIE EVANS 1 and PAMELA ESPINOSA and 3rd Graders Roosevelt School MICHAEL ROTH and PAMELA HUGO PAUL VORCE LINDA TOPPS DAVID COLLINS School Kindergarteners School Unl Graders ROSEMARY LATHAM Grade Roosevelt School The World Around Us Some Facts About the Hawaiian Is Number Six 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 H By W EARL HALL simply keep ing eyes and ears open a vis itor to this selfadmitted Para dise of the altered to Crossroads of the pick up some real interesting information A few ex amples All seven populated islands of this chain have an area only about an eighth as I g r e a t as the state of Iowa square Oahu the is I land of such vital importance in World War II is actually only I slightly greater W EARL HALL in area than the typical Iowa county If the ocean bed could be drained and Ive heard of no proposal to do chain of volcanic mountains thus bared would make Asias Himalayas look tame by comparison One peak would tower feet Discovered by Capt James Cook English explorer the Ha waiians for about a century ap peared on maps as the Sandwich in honor of the Eari of Sandwich Cooks sponsor Same Milage The distance from Honolulu to Los Angeles is miles and to San Francisco strangely enough it is almost precisely the same The Hawaiians came to United States by annexation in 1900 at the oftenexpressed wish of the residents here Their loyalty has never wavered On the liny piece of volcanic real estate known as Oahu about persons now live Thats a great proportion of the total Hawaiian population As a state Hawaii would com pare quite favorably in popula tion with any of our socalied Mountain States except Colorado It would have roughly twice the population of Nevada and between three and four times that of Alas ka Sail Canoes The original settlers of these islands of whom there are very few lineal descendants are sup posed to have made their way here from Tahiti in double canoes with sails attached more than a thousand years ago some seven or eight hundred years before Capt Cook put in appearance The evidence is strong that those intrepid pioneers were Polynesians who somehow made their way to the islands of the far Pacific from India There is how ever widely held theory that they may once have lived in South America and drifted west to the Tahiti area Most honored in legend among Hawaiis extended succession oi royal rulers is King Kameha rncha He was credited with bringing unity to the dwellers of the islands and causing them to think of themselves as Hawaiians Hawaii today is the northern niost tip of a division of the Pa citics people known as Polynesia New Zealand is a part of it The other two racial divisions are NEW ENVOY The White House maintained silence Thursday on appointment of a new ambassador to Italy al though the choice of James David Zellerbach 64 San Fran cisco was all but for mally confirmed Italian Presi dent announced in Rome that he had told the White House ZeLIerbach was acceptable Even before the Rome disclosure it had been widely reported that Eisenhow er would appoint Zellerbach to the diplomatic post being va cated by Ambassador Clare Boothe Luce Some Allied Troops Leave Egypt in Theater Manager Honors Ransom for Elvis Cutout RICHMOND Va A large cutout of Elvis Presley was miss ing from in front of the Byrd The ater Wednesday and a ransom of two guest tickets for its return was demanded The ransom note left behind by lad who signed his name admitted the theft I am a junior high school stu dent with no money and my giri is crazy about Elvis the note said I will return the ad vertisement if you wil give me two passes to see the Presley pic ture Please answer in the classi fied section of the The reply from George Switzer assistant manager of the theater Will give you two guest tickets for the return of the Eivis Pres ley cutout to the Byrd FIRE OUT OF CONTROL SAN BERNARDINO Calif brush fire burned out of control on an eight mile front cast and north of here Thursday despite efforts of a small army of firefighters to stop the advancing flames known as Micronesia and Melan esia Variable Waather Perhaps the most amazing of all physical facts having to do with the Hawaiian cluster is its variable weather You can find just about anything you could ask merely mov ing from one island to another or indeed from one part of an island to another In Waikiki Honolulu where this is being written there is an annual precipitation of 29 inches almost exactly what Im accus tomed to in Iowa But for miles away in the area about the famed Pali Pass annual moisture totals around 150 inches Hono lulu itself offers a variety of cli mate Waialeale Peak on Kauai has 460 inches of rain a year Its one of the worlds wettest spots Twenty miles away Barking Sands has a scant 20 inches Expect the unexpected in Ha waii U N Appeal to Russ UNITED NATIONS Wi The Soviet Union and its puppet Hungarian government showed no sign Thursday of complying witli a massive new U N appeal foi onthespot investigation of re ported deportations from the re bellious East European satellite Voting 578 the General Asscm bly Wednesday night approved an Asian resolution asking Hungarj to admit observers to inves tigate the reports of the deport a tions which both the Soviet Unior the Red Budapest regime denied were taking place Both Russia and Hungary had rejected an earlier assembly re quest for admission of U N ob servers to investigate the genera situation in Hungary The Com munists contended the rebellion against them was an internal af fair Cuban Resolution The assembly also adopted 55 10 a Cuban resolution urging the Soviet and Hungarian govern ments to cease deportation of Hungarian citizens and return those already deported Soviet Foreign Minister Dmitri T Shepilov told the assemblj there was no truth whatever to the reports that rebels were boing shipped from Hungary to Russia He did not comment on the Asian resolution asking for an invest gation The Asian resolution was spon sored by India Indonesia anc Ceylon Other neutral Asian na tions which previously tried to avoid taking a stand on the Hun garian situation lined up to sup port the resolution No Sign Some delegates had hoped thi switch by the uncommitted Asian might influence the Soviet Union to withdraw its objections to observers But there was no sign of any Russian backdown In New Delhi an Indian govern ment spokesman said Prime Min ister Nehru had asked his ambas sador to Russia and Hungary K P S Menon to go to Buda pest to sec what was happening The assembly concluded three days of debate on Hungary with approval of emergency measure to help the steadily growing num her of refugees streaming int Austria There were signs th refugees would become the ob jecl of new political dispute The assembly voted 694 wit 6 abstentions to urge coordinate and faster efforts for care and re settlement of Hungarian refugee The assembly rejected a scries o Hungarian amendments one o them recommending repatrialio of refugees All About The Weather Iowa Fair and warmer Thurs day night and Friday Lov Thursday night near 10 nortl to near 20 south GlobeGazette weather data u to 8 Thursday Maximum Wednesday 30 Minimum Wednesday night 6 At 8 Thursday 6 Precipitation i snow YEAR AGO Maximum 39 Minimum 31 Eden to Fly to Jamaica for an Extended Rest LONDON Prime Minister Jden target of manysided criti ism in the Canal dispvitc moving farther out of the cur enl crisis picture On the ree mmendation of his doctors he ies to Jamaica Friday to spend hree weeks in the Caribbean sun Richard A Butler govcrnmcni eader in the House of Commons as been designated acting Prime Minister during Edens absence Sutler has been mentioned as i possible successor when Eden re ires Eden 59 announced Monday hi vas withdrawing from all publi engagements on the advice or hi doctor Dr Horace Evans Edens fam ly physician said the Prime Minister is suffering from severe vcrstrain Presumably Edens condition resulted from his round heclock direction of Britains Middle East policy and his vigor ius defense of his decision to end British troops into Egypt An Eden associate said earlier he Prime Minister had not suf ered a recurrence of his critical 953 illness but is utterly ex Eden underwent three iperations in 1953 after being trickcn by a liver ailment He iccame Prime Minister in April 955 The load of that office in reased greatly after Egypt na ionalized the Suez Canal July 26 Nation Grateful on Thanksgiving Day THE riUJHS Americas millions with many many limits In be grateful Tor celebrated Thanksgiving Day Thursday willi traditional churchgoing feasting family gatherings football games and parades Many had one eye on he turkey and the other on events in Europe and the Middle East Prayers of lhankis for past blessings mingle will prayers thai there shall be no more war ami that the downtrodden peoples of the world shall win their freedom Special church services many of them taking into account the meager blessings in other lands were held throughout the nation The weather forecast tor most of the nation was fail1 and cold For President and Mrs Eisenhower there was attendance at the National Presbyterian Church in Washington followed by a turkey dinner at the home of heir son John and his faintly nt Ft Belvoir Va Family reunions and gatherings of old friends around the festive board were abundant Rites Saturday at Spirit Lake for R M Evans SII KIT LAKE Wl Funeral services for It M Spike former lop New Deal agricultural official who died Wednesday will be heUI in SI Albans Kpiseopal Church here at 1 Saturday Burial will hi at Laurens The Klyearold prominent Dem icrat died of a heart attack at his Arnolds Park home just two weeks after losing his only nice or elective office Me was de fcatcd by Republican Sen B U llickenloopcr in the Nov G gen eral election He was special assistant to Sec retary of Agriculture Henry Wal lace in President Franklin D Railroads Union OK Wage Pact CHICAGO UP A three year package agreement has settled a wage dispute between he nations railroads and the irothcrhood of Locomotive Firc ncn and Enginemen The settlement which provided TURKEY DINNERS i Hungarians Refugees Given Taste of U S CAMP KILMER N J Hungarian refugees in the first planeload to reach this country in the project mercy airlift got a real taste of America Thanksgiving turkey dinner Their U S Army hosts making no attempt to imitate Hungarian cooking decided to plunge right in and show the refugees what their new country traditionally eats on his holiday The Army served up roast tur key with giblet gracy dressing and cranberry with whipped potatoes beans corn crisp relishes rolls pumpkin and mince candy nnd nuts However there imancc is fruit cake pie jwerc two onlv IB of I left their lad arrived at nearby McGuiro Air Force LI use The 24 w ere sponsored by United Hias Service They were taken to the Hias shelter in New York City where kosher food was available A n o t h c r planeload carrying about 70 refugees from Con nist oppression in Hungary was expected to arrive at McGuire Thursday night The United Stale has promised freedom shelter and care for of whorr are scheduled to be brought in by air The first planeload carried ro well as seekers aflei Among the refugee couples who eloped aiu families behind intend ncrcases cents an averaging hour was about the announced left Wednsday by the National Medi ation Board which intervened in he dispute Under the agreement retroact vc to Nov 1 there are first year pay boosts ranging from 10 o 16 cents an hour for various vork classifications Effective Nov 1 1957 and Nov 1 are additional 7 cent hourly pay joosts In addition a costofIiving ex calator clause was contained in he new pact which also pro nibits the reopening of the con tract for wage negotiations until Nov 1 1959 Another stipulation said he BFLE can apply all or a portion of the second year wage boost for the purchase of health ser vice benefits The settlement which covered about emloyes was simi lar to a contract signed earlier this month by 11 nonoperating unions representing about railroad employes and the na tions 140 class one railroads to gel married ind settle in the United Slates The J5 and her 17 who Mamori are ne and MidEast Tension Lessened TUB ASSOOIAl Ill tltKSR Diplomats cast a wary eye Thursday at reports lirilain France and Israel are withdraw ing some of their troops from ttgypl to lessen the tension thero Israel snid there already had been u withdrawal of her for varying distances along the entire Egyptian The Is raelis announced Ihey would pull out of Egypt when the U N in first adminislnilioii stires Israel the threat and in JM8 lie became nntfoiuii f attack and of ndinlnislrnlor of lie by land or Adjustmeiit Act Hrllnfri Wormed Secro From to HtM he was agritnry Jen em I Dag Hum cultures member on he Federal she was pulling a battalion out of Port Said as a token said the Hrilisli were con sidering i loljil withdrawal from 1jgypt in about four weeks OnoThird Removed Reserve Hoard Kvans leaves his widow and married daughters Slate nnd federal officials will parties lauded Kvans for nnny years of public service his Holiday Traffic Moving Slowly Warmup Is Likely Weather conditions in North Iowa were greatly improved Thursday following two days of heavy snow driven by strong winds A low of 6 degrees was re ported in Mason City early Thurs day The forecast indicated how F nine i advised he has pulled out a third o tier invasion forces There no indication however li o vv many troops the French had landed in Kgypt originally All three nations sent notes to Ilammarskjold in reply to his de mands for information on their General As calling for forces from ever clear that and skies would a g remain rise in temperatures would result Spen compliance with the sembly resolution withdrawal of their Egypt The Israeli note was made public Wednesday night and llnm marskjold published the others Thursday Observers said the replies of the throe powers might have been speeded up by mounting Ameri can pressure and insistence cer reported the slates low read that delay in evacua tion was hindering the work of degrees IJ N police force combination if simv packed Israel in effect said she expecl and fioor visibility from jod the I i N police force tn assure 645 SAME made driving condi Ihroughoul I o w The roads blowing snow ions poor Wednesday night Most highways still were icy Thursday but holi traffic was moving Highway department officials motorists to continue caution a r n use cpliolo THUMBS UP FOR FREEDOM Happy as he landed at Msitfiiire AFB N in his flight from Roddominated Hungary ieonu1 Kaufman wives Uio thumbs tip signal from abus biking him to the rofuRiti center at Camp Kilmer N J Neighbors Come to Aid of Burned Out Estherville Family ESTHKRVILLK W Mr and Mrs Mrle Turd and their monthold daughter burned out of their home at nearby Superior Wednesday had plenty for which to give thanks Thursday Within three hours after flames destroyed all their possessions residents in this area had donated cash clothing baby equipment ipplianccs and furniture lo help the young family The fire apparently was caused by an oil heater becoming over heated in the small threeroom frame house The Kurds were not at home when the fire broke out They had been staying at his brother Donald Kurds house across the street while the broth ers wife was recuperating from an operation in a hospital The Merle Turds planned to move back into their house Wed nesday night and llurd had gone lover in the iiftcrnoon lo start fire in the oil healer to warm sided in the hnnsp with his her shipping passage through thf Canal and the RedSea Gulf of Aqabn Egypt had stopped in defiance of J N di rectives and also lo protect Israel against Arab attacks across her borders Burns Arrives Meanwhile Gen E L arrived in Egypt to take command of the U N police force He came from the Capo dichino staging area near Naples in one of three Swiss airplanes bringing new reinforcements for the U N peace soldiers With the arrival of the latest forces a group of 7fi Norweg ians the U N police outfit now totals 817 Of group 18 are Norwegians Others arc 370 Danes 54 Colombians 46 Indians and 29 Swedes The IT N troops sent to Port Said were greeted by Egyptian who demonstrated violently on behalf of President Nasser Agi tators whipped up the crowd and some violence occurred Man Electrocuted in Oubuque Accident DUBUQUE Coulson 30 an employe of Schulman Elec tric Construction Chicago was electrocuted Wednesday when he came in contact with a wire while working atop a transformer a Dubuque Coulson re trailer court 0
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