Mason City Globe Gazette, November 30, 1956

Mason City Globe Gazette

November 30, 1956

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 30, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North lowgt Daily Newspaper EcBtad fat ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NIICHIORS H O V A f EDITION VOL LXIII cad MM PHM JUMM Wlrao a MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY NOVEMBER M 19tt TUs Cocutta Two I S Promises Support to Baghdad Pact Bloc World Around Us Fiji Island Group Much Like Hawaii NUMBER 12 EDITORS NOTE It will be around the world in 80 days for our editor unless unrest in cor tain areas precludes air travel This is one in a series of re ports on his experiences and ob By W EARL HALL UVA Fiji Islands Through out this full day of gadding about on Viti Levu principal is land of the Fiju group in the South Pacific I found myself making comparisons with Ha waii There are points of marked similar ity and there a re marked points of dif f e r e n c e have concluded however that if the Fijis had by chance been placed in as W EARL HALL close Proximity to the United States tourist market as the Ha waiians are they might well rank among the worlds foremost va cation spots The difference between the two places to which I have alluded are more manmade than nature made The Hawaiians have been tidied Up to please the eye of the visitor and the Fijis have not been thus tidied up because there was no compelling reason to do so Volcanic Origin The points of similarity include ajnie origin verdant moun coral reefs off expansive oeaches eauable temperatures and a and last a potential forthe growing of just about any typeiof vegetation which doesnt require an annual season of For both Hawaii and the Fijis sugar cane is the principal crop and cane sugar is the principal manufactured product Pineap ples stack up a strong second in the Hawaiians but here copra based on the fruit of the coconut is runnerup to cane sugar Copra from the Fijis figures largely in theBritish Commonwealths mar garine soap vegetable oil market f6 From the air on our trip from Nandi to Suva the green moun tains and valleys appeared to be tailormade for the livestock in dustry sheep beef cattle and dairy it develops that excessive moisture are a com plete bar to sheep and a severe handicap to cattleraising I shall be leaving the Fijis without hav ing seen a single sheep Municipal Market One of the unforgettable exper iences of my stay here was an hours visit to the municipal mar ket in Suva island capital city with a population of Liter ally hundreds of vegetable grow ers were holding forth at their appointed stalls at the block square market place Such an assortment of products from the soil I have never seen The list contained every vege table I ever saw some of them beautiful to behold others pretty scrawny But on the whole the food shoppers of Suva have an amazing field from which to se lect their foodstuffs The one section of the market most packed with customers was a sizable space given over to fish lobsters crabs and other items taken from the rivers and the sea around the capital city So brisk is the activity inthis quarter that the city authorities are doubling its capacity Christ rilts Cards Later and just before dining at the islands finest hostelry I took a swing through the retail section of the city Christmas greeting cards were just being displayed They were just a bit pathetic for an interesting reason Christmas falls at the very peak of a Fiji summer Usually the temperature runs as hich as 85 No Fijian ever saw either ice or snow in his homeland In spite of this however these cards fea tured a Santa Glaus and Christ inas trees in a snowy setting Heres a triumph of tradition and spirit over the material facts of lite WINSTON CHURCHILL Sir Winston Celebrates 82nd Birthday LONDON UP Sir Winston Churchill celebrated his 82nd birthday Friday more feeble physically than 12 months ago but still possessed of a bright and magnificent mind The wartime Prime Minister spent his birthday much as any other man of his years and wealth He stayed late in bed reading telegrams and letters of greetings from all over the world He thumbed through his newspapers had a light break fast and got up shortly before noon Nervous Jumpy He hates to talk about his health or his advancing said a friend fand when he posed with Lady Churchill for his official birthday photograph he was nervous and Half way through the picture taking Sir Winston blinked then grabbed the arm of a sofa and struggled with difficulty to his feet Short When Lady Churchill and a secretary tried to help him he waved them away saying gruffly No no I shall do it Then with short toddling steps he moved out of the room Sir called out a photographer as he clicked his lens I hope to pic ture on your 100th Turning slowly Churchill stared at the photographer for fully 30 seconds and then re plied in the tone that has with ered many an adversary I see no reason why you shouldnt young look hale and hearty Warning to Soviets Renewed More Arms for Iraq Likely By JOHN HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON United States gave evidence Friday of extending every possible support to the antiCommunist Baghdad Pact in the Middle East short of actually becoming a member A reaffirmation of American backing for the four Middle East countries in the alliance issued Thursday was attributed to a de sire to reassure the hardpressed government of Iraq and to warn Russia anew of American con cern for the pact members The alliance is composed Pakistan Iraq Turkey Iran and Britain But Iraq has refused to participate in council meetings with Britain since the British at tack on Egypt As a result the Baghdad group has been denied the active association of its most powerful state Trouble Making Concern over the future of the Middle East includes an officia belief that Russia is deliberately embarked on a campaign of trou ble making with the eventual aim of dominating the region This view was voiced Thursday night by a top State Departmen official a few hours after the de partment had declared support for the Middle Eastern members of the Baghdad Alliance A threat to the territorial in tegrity or political independence of the the statemen said would be viewed by th United States with the utmos It was understood here ttiat tlii assurance was direqted particu larly to Iraq which in recent day has been the target of accusation by leaders in neighboring Syria Syria is under the influence of clique of proSoviet army officers This group is believed to be aim ing at the overthrow of the Iraq government Nuri Said Estherville Driver Is Victim of Crash ESTHERVILLE A Hendricksen 73 Estherville was killed Friday morning when he lost control of his pickup truck after a rear tire apparently blew out The accident occurred on a county gravel road nine miles northwest of here The truck jumped a ditch and rolled over several times after a blow out of the left rear tire of Prime Ministe Wartburg President Has Heart Attack WAVERLY UP Dr C H Becker 58 president of Wart burg College suffered a heart at tack at the college Friday and was hospitalized Doctors said it would 24 to 48 hours be fore the seriousness of the attack would be known Becker president of Wartburg since 1945 participated in a day long meeting with the Wartburg Board of Regents Thursday All About Emergency Fuel Plan for Europe Put Into Effect AP Wirephoto AW TWERNT NUTTIN Pluto one of the relentless bloodhounds of Norman Wilson Dallas forestry department official looks reluctant when called upon to track down escapees from the county jail for the third timein two months Actually hes a hound of action he sniffed out the latest escapees in a straw berry patch in a mattet of minutes Cuban Rebels Are Foiled in Demonstration SANTIAGO DE CUBA eral hundred rebels struck at the police headquarters about 7 Friday in a rising against the government of President Fulgen cio said the at tack was repulsed with three reb More Planes Last Monday Iraq asked th United States for more jet plane and other weapons This country tias been supplying arms to Ira since 1954 The new request i now under study and some offi cials say Iraq probably will ge some additional arms soon Iraq is reported to have bee urging the United States to joi the Baghdad Pact The issue membership however is tied u with the problem of Arab hostilit to Israel and the related issue o solidarity among states in th Arab League Saudi Arabia a close friend o the United States has oppose this countrys joining the Bagh dad group This and other eonsic erations make U S membership unlikely in the foreseeable future Injuries Are Fatal to Iowa Priest WEST UNION The Rev Raymond J Kinnavey 58 pastor of St James Catholic Church at Washington Iowa died Friday morning of injuries received in an auto accident Father Kinnavey died of severe complications from chest injuries The priest and four other men were injured when the car in which hey were riding collided with a car driven by Henry M Lynch 83 who was turning off Highway 93 into a farmyard The accident occurred last Wednesday near Randalia els killed assault failed a num jer of the rebels occupied an empty building next to police headquarters Others withdrew to various parts of the city Police and army units were re ported besieging the building next to police headquarters It former ly was a high school and city hall in this city of about 500 miles east of Havana on the South Coast of Cuba Government forces were re ported to have the situation in hand less than three hours after the rebellion started but shooting continued in various parts of the city The rebels wore armbands with he insignia 26 de Julio July 26 which corresponds to the date in 1953 when rebels made an un successful assault on the army mrracks here in which many were killed The July 26 movement ha been directed since 1953 by Fidel lastro an enemy of the Batista regime who now is living in exile n Mexico Indiana Trucker Killed in Crash WHEATLAND UP Joseph R Allen 29 Gary was tilled Thursday when his semi trailer truck loaded with steel crashed into the rear of another semitrailer truck at the east edge of town on 30 Highway patrolmen said Allen was traveling about 35 miles an hour when his truck smashed into the rear of one driven by John A Hickman 46 Prophetstown 111 Hicknian was not injured Patrolmen said the load o steel on Allens truck shifted with the impact and crushed the truck cab They said Allen was pushec through the windshield and into the rear of the other truck W The Weather Mason City Mostly fair and warmer Friday night low 2225 Partly cloudy little change in temperature Saturday high Saturday 3540 Iowa Mostly fair and warmer Friday night low 2232 Partly cloudy and mild Saturday Mirmeeeta Clear warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum Thursday Thursday night At I Friday 22 14 21 Perry Youth Dies of Crash Injuries WINONA Minn Hoefer 18 Perry Iowa died here Thursday night as a result of in juries he received when he his wife and their 4monthold son were involved in a cartrain col The Hoefers were injured Nov 24 when a car driven by Donald Filbrandt 25 Dows Iowa col lided with a train near here Fil brandt remained in critical con dition Mrs Hoefer her son ant her sister also were hospitalized with less serious injuries Hungarian Mission Is a Failure Hammarskjold in Report UNITED NATIONS N Y Secretary General Dag Hammar skjold reported to the As sembly Friday still is un able to get observers into Hun gary He said this had compli cated the task of investigating the situation in that revolttorn coun try In a special report to the 79na tion Assembly the secretary gen eral said the possibility of a visit by him to Budapest remained open although he had had no di rect reply to his offer to go In Moscow Thursday the Soviet party paper Pravda quoted Hun garian Premier Janos Kadar as aying he blocked observers because he feared Hungarians tvould mistake them for Ameri can troops and be thrown into confusion No Reply Hammarskjold disclosed he had sent new communications to the Hungarian and Soviet govern ments Wednesday renewing his request to get observers into Hun gary He said no reply had yet been received from the Hungar ian government The Soviet how ever sent him a letter Thursday repeating its earlier declaration that this was a matter for the Hungarian government alone deputy Foreign Minister Vassily V Kutnetsov merely referred to he earlier statement and said this explained the Soviet position While the secretary general said lis efforts had been directed pri marily toward the question of ob servers he indicated he still was pressing his offer to go person ally This offer he said is under consideration by the Hungarian government 21 SHOPPING DAYS TO CHRISTMAS AP Wirephoto DECATHLON CHAMP Milt the U S right gives out with a belated spurt to beat Australias Ian Bruce in the race at the Olympics in Melbourne to cap ture the decathlon Campbell amassed a total of points breaking Bob Mathias 1952 Olympic record by 50 points Story on sports Personal Contact He added that it was his hope that the reaction will be positive and that he will be invited to make a personal contact in Buda Hammarskjold told the Assem bly that a special factfinding group appointed by him had ex amined all available material but reported that this material does not provide a sufficient basis for a report to him at the present stage and that the group more over deems it essential that its work be supplemented by and co ordinated with such findings as might result from the process of direct observation in He said he had hoped to delay his report until the Hungarian government had fully clarified its position but he had decided he could not wait any longer Janice Sells Champ Steer for 60c Lb CHICAGO A pretty low farm girl Friday sold her junio champion steer for 60 cents pound a pound less than she got for her 1954 Internationa Livestock Show champion Janice Hullinger 18 Manly showed a summer yearling Aber deenAngus in this years expo sition Two years ago her junor champion went on to be adjudged the expositions grand champion thus qualifying for the big money The total price she got for her winner this year is base on its sale weight by pounds The steer was bought by Hans Nielsen who operates a Chicago restaurant Second Highest Janices 1954 grand champion also an AberdeenAngus brough her when the steer was sold for a pound at that time the second highest price ever paid for a grand champion at this show The top for a grand cham pion is per pbund pai Thursday for Pennsylvania State Universitys grand champion o this years show Janice is the only individua ever to win the steer champion ship of the junior livestock feed ing contest twice Her junior champion this year lost out in the open classes in her second at tempt to win the grand champion ship Happy With Result Janice attired in black jean and a green shirt open at the neck said after the sale that she was happy with the result She said she had expected the stee would bring no more than 5C cents a pound and was agreeabl surprised when the auctioneer Roy Johnston Belton coaxe an extra 10 ceats penny by pen ny from bidders The 60 cent price compare with a top of around 31 cents be ing paid for prime steers in th regular Chicago livestock marke this week Allies Set to Pull Out of Egypt Speedy Action Is Expected WASHINGTON govern ment Friday ordered into effect its emergency program to sup ply Western Europe with up to barrels of oil daily Mobilization Director Arthur S Flemming asked Secretary of In erior Seation to activate the ustrys Middle East emergency ommittee This committeerepresenting 15 il companies has standby plans 9 pool production distribution nd tanker facilities for an ort to ease the European petro eum crisis resulting from ge of the Suez Canal Gas Rationing Most European countries al eady have gone under voluntary r compulsory gasoline rationing vhile this government withheld exerting pressure m Britain and France to with draw their troops from Egypt Flemmings action implied but did not state that the United States has obtained what it con siders sufficient assurances from the French and British merits that their forces will withdrawn leaving the United Nations a free hand to stabilize SEEKS POST DUBUQUE Rep Andrew Frommelt DDubuque Friday said he will seek the DOS of minority leader of the low House U S BACKS THESE COUNTRIES areas are Turkey Iraq Pakistan the four Middle East members of the antiCommunist Baghdad pact to which the U S haa pledged its support The pledge was made in view of Rus sias attempt to spread its influence in Syria SAME conditions ID Egypt In London diplomatic offi cials said Britain has advised the United States that most British troops will be withdrawn from Egypt by Christmas France understood to be planning a paral lel announcement News of the planned British French action came after For eign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd and French Foreign Minister tian Fineau held emergency talks o work out details of the pull out U N force imposed itself between Egyptian and Brit ishFrench forces at the El Cap ceasefire line in Egypt Friday Even with the U S effort there still will be a petroleum deficit of about 20 per cent in Western Europe this winter officials said unless the canal and disrupted pipelines to the Mediterranean are restored in good time Heavy Drain In spite of the heavy drain ox Western Hemisphere oil supplies officials have said there will 3e no necessity for rationing in this country Flemmings statement Friday said the problem is not one of supplies but is essentially a transportation The number of tankers avail ableto carry oil is not sufficient to permit maintaining oil con sumption at normal levels every where in the the state ment said Flemming said he acted after consultation with Secretary of State Dulles and Acting Secre tary of State Herbert Hoover Jr and with the approval of the He asked Secretary Seaton to authorize the 15 U S companies represented on the emergency committee to coordinate the ef forts they have been making indi vidually to assist in handling the oil supply The question of how the Euro pean countries would finance Western Hemisphere ofl pur chases was not immediately aav swered It is a crucial most European countries have limited dollar reserves The State Department had announced plans for sion of credit by the Export port Bank but these lite tMt emergency oil protection hauling plan while this ;