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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 4, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXiii Associated PISES and United Press Full Lease Seven Cents a copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 4 1956 This Paper Consists ol Four One No The World Around Us Aucklands Beauty Is First Rate Number 15 EDITORS NOTE It will 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 A UCKLAND New would be hard to imagine a more favorable introduction to any new land than the view which stretched out before us as our giant Douglas plane nosed down through a layer of fleecy cloud and soared over Aucklands har bor waters to a landing on the ailport which serves this city of almost c o u n t i n g its suburbs Thou sands of red roofs djatted the terraced land areas separated from each other by coves and mountain fed streams empty ling into the W EARL HALL Auckland h a r bor In color effect the view was reminiscent of North Africas Al giers or Chiles Vina Del Mar After a noon meal at a down town hotel some 12 miles from the airport we drove about the city in a shiny new American made automobile Pontiac and saw at close range the beauty which had presented us from the air And it lost nothing by the closer scrutiny I can as sure you It would have im pressed even a Southern Califor nian by its resemblance to that section of our own country Awkward Time Natives kept telling us apolo getically that their flowers had passed their greatest beauty Theres an awkward time they explained between spring which reaches its zenith in October and summer which hits its peak in January But their apology was wasted on two lowans who a scant fort night previously had left a trace of snow and a belowfreezing tem perature The blooms we found in Aucklands downtown munici pal rose garden and in the park maintained by the horseracing as sociation impressed us as being about as close to perfection as things come in this life Claim to Fame One of ancient Romes claims to fame lay in its position on sev en hills The same criterion should make Auckland even more famous vVithin its borders are at least 10 extinct volcanoes with clearly defined craters Most of these have been converted into public parks and offer a magnifi cent view of the city and its en virons as distant as 50 miles Roads lead to the top of the tallest of these peaks They wind through lanes of trees including New Zealands world famous pines and the upper reaches of the mountains are covered with a turf which would be the envy of any American golf club Perhaps youd like the job of keeping these precipitous lawns mowed Sorry Youre too late The job has been taken Thou sands of New Zealands most pop ulous quadrupeds sheep are munching on the grass and re turning the Auckland municipal ity a handsome profit in wool be sides Look Like Tile Those roofs which looked like tile from the air turned out to be corrugated iron on closer inspec tion Buildings are mostly of wood even some of two and three stories in the business section Predominant in the residential section is a type of onestory house popular in the United States about a half century ago On this first of four days in New Zealand I have been re minded that its development in point of time almost exactly co incides with that of Iowa Euro the Dutch who gave the islands their name New Zea land then the over from the native Maoris in the pe riod between 1840 and 1900 Thats another way of saying its still a country with even more future than past Amana Man Drowns in Iowa River AMANA Bockcl 40 Amana drowned Monday night when he broke through the ice of the Iowa River while running his line of beaver traps Minister Attacked at Clinton School AP Wirephoto A furious fire on Pier 37 in Brooklyn sends flames and bundles of gray smoke skyward following an explosion that rocked New York and the area for miles around Firemen Tuesday were continuing to pour water on pier located directly across from the Statue of Liberty BROOKLYN PIER ABLAZE the 70 247 Hurt in Fire Launch Probe NEW YORK UftA furious fire and an explosion like a blockbust ing bomb blasted a Brooklyn pier Monday and shook the city for miles around Ten died in the dis aster and 247 suffered injuries Flames still flickered in the red hot ruins of the pier Tuesday Top fire officials launched a fullscale probe of the million blaze A dock worker said the fire started about in a pile of foam rubber on the big pier longest marine terminal in the city Minute by minute the flames ate toward a mountain of explo sive cargopaint lacquer rubber cement chemicals and fuels A fusewas burning toward dis aster But firemen dockworkers Britain Wants Debt interest Payments Waived LONDON sharp slump in gold and dollar reserves jeopard izing the value of the pound was disclosed Tuesday in a British ap peal to the United States and Can ada to waive interest on postwar dollar loans due this month Chancellor of the Exchequer Harold MacMillan told the House of Commons the by all sterling area countries fell 279 million dollars last month The slump brought reserves to below the two billion dollar mark which most economists consider the essential minimum for the safety of the pound MacMillan announced a series of emergency actions designed to maintain the rate for the pound sterling at its present parity of Capping the measures was formal request to the United States to waive the interest nowj due on its postwar loan to Britain A Canadian decision to grant a parallel waiver will follow auto matically if the United States agrees MacMillan said The two waivers if granted would mean a saving to Britain of mil lion However payments will be made on redemption on the loans million to the United States and million to Canada In terest is due in the amounts of to the United States and to Canada AH About The Weather Mason City Partly colder through cloudy and Wednesday Chance of occasional light snow Tuesday night Low Tuesday night 1823 High Wednesday 2530 Iowa Considerable cloudiness Tuesday night and Wednesday Snow northwest Tuesday night Snow northwest and scattered showers southeast Wednesday Low Tuesday night 1523 north west 2433 southeast Minnesota Cloudy flurries GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Tuesday Maximum Monday 52 Minimum Monday night 30 At 8 a m Tuesday 30 YEAR AGO Maximum 35 Minimum 14 Sioux Rapids Man Is Tractor Victim schoolboys and other spectators rushed to the o the impending peril In an instant a sheet of flam shot skyward The blast ripped of the pier sheds metal and glas roof and showered the area with deadly hail of fragments The shock radiated 35 mile from the explosion The swoosh o air shatteredwindows five mile away Chunks of whitehot steel weigh ing as much as 50 pounds arched over the waterfront The blast killed three boys in their tracks The exciting sight of smoke and flames had lured them to the scene before the shattering explosion Also Killed Three dockworkers and three other men were also killed One was decapitated Screaming ambulances raced away with the scores of injured many of them spectators Hospi tals were soon jammed The as six football into New York har bor The towers of Lower Man hattans financial district stand a short way across the water New York City Fire Commis sioner Edward F Cavanaugh Jr said he would start a thorough and scientific Sabotage Hinted He said the FBI police investigation im and other agencies are investigating the possibility of Another Budapest Incident BUDAPEST W sol diers opened fire in Heroes Square Tuesday when thousands of women pressed forward to lay wreaths on the tomb of Hungarys Unknown Soldier A woman was hit in the leg by one of the several shots fired and was taken to a hospital Her con dition was described as not seri ous Eyewitnesses said the shooting broke out when the women be came unruly while trying to force themselves past Russian soldierb to lay their flowers on the one month after the Russian military crackdown on the Hungarian revolution Shots Fired A Russian officer brandished a pistol eyewitnesses said and the women began to scatter running in all directions Several shots were fired The women ignored Russian sol diers who tried to push them back and placed red white and green bouquets on the large white stone honoring the Hungarian dead of World War I It was clear to all who watched that the women were honoring not the dead of 19141918 but the thousands who fell before the Rus sians in the rebellion of October and November particularly on the black Sunday of Nov 4 Large Group The demonstration announced only by leaflets handed out on Budapest streets Monday started at 11 Singly in groups and finally in hundreds the women converged on the square with their bouquets Russian soldiers in some cases shoved the women back But the women shouted defiantly We are not The women pushing past the roadblock gathered at the cor ners of the square They pressed up to within a few feet of the muzzles ofRussian guns and be gan to sing Hungarys national anthem Their high voices carried over the square and the only song was picked up by women on the oppo site side nearly feet away Later a group began reciting a Hungarian poem by Sandor Pe toefi written at the time of the 1848 Revolution It ends with the solemn oath We shall no longer be The women raised two fingers of their right hand to swear the Break in Prices Expected to Boost COFFEE CONSUMPTION NEW YORK UP Coffee wholesalers predicted Tuesday recent price reductions will increase consumption of Americas favorite beverage even beyond present peaks Record world coffee production forced the cost of green cof fee down and enabled roasters to announce Monday cuts of 2 to 4 cents a pound on wholesale prices The reduction in coffee prices which have been ranging from 87 cents for some chain store brands to a pound will be reflected in the family budget in a week or two The wave of price reductions was set off by two leading coffee roasters in the east Several supermarket chains followed by cutting their private label brands 2 to 4 cents a pound Suspend Classes in Governors Mansion Wont Be the Same WithoutMrs Hoegh By JOANNE BYRNE DES MOINES UP An Iowa homemaker and mother is looking forward to spending more time as a parent as soon as she relinquishes her title of first lady of the state next month Mary Louise Hoegh wife of outgoing Governor Leo Hoegh said shell be happy to get back to her Chariton home where she can devote more time to the growing pain problems of her daugh ters Kristin 12 and Janis 8 But although shell be relieved of the pressure of life in the mansion shell miss the home away from home where her open door policy has been well known during the past two years The petite Mrs Hoegh whose Given Banks OK to Boost Interest Rate WASHINGTON govern eldest daughter already has topped her mothers height has in two years made ample use of a wealth of energy and vitality She has been hostess to approxi mately persons including ment Monday authorized all instate officials farm wives and sured commercial banks to raise the interest they pay on savings and time deposits by onehalf pel cent This permits them to raise to 3 per cent their rate on savings de posits and on time deposits and certificates of more than six months duration The limit has been per cent On time deposits and certifi cates running from 90 days to six months the rate may be in creased from 2 to per cent The higher rate may be paid effective Jan 1 The action was announced jointly by the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp They described it as intended to encourage sav ings and make more money available for capital investment and other needs Under new regulations troupes of Bluebirds the young Girls est group of Camp Fire A Symbol Mrs Hoegh has provided home full of warmth and feeling not only for her family but for the whole of Iowa She be lieves the gov ernors home should be sym b o 1 i c of all the homes of a state long known for its devotion to home and fam ily In carrying Mrs Hoegh out her plan for the governors mansion Mrs Hoegh has adhered to one motto To honor and respect the past jFROM OUR WIRE SERVICES CLINTON Anderson iCounty School Board ordered Clinton High School closed Tues day after new outbreaks of racial violence injured a Baptist minis ter and menaced the safety of Negro students We are going to keep the school closed until its safe for jchildren to said Principal D J Brittain Jr Brittain acted on instructions from the school board Classes were dismissed before noon and school bus drivers were ordered to take the schools 700 students to their homes Attack Negroes The decision to close the school the first statesupported public school in Tennessee to be inte grated came after the white Bap tist minister was beaten by a jrovtp of prosegregationists and two white teenagers tried to in vade the school building to attack a Negro student The Rev Paul Turner 33 was chased by segregationists like a pack of hounds after he and two volunteer aides escorted six Ne groes back to the school He suf fered a bloody nose and facial cuts Tension mounted in this east Tennessee town where state troopers and national guardsmen were called out Labor Day week end to quell the mobs who pro tested the integration ordered by a District Federal Court at ville i Adding further tension was jTuesdays municipal elections in which the integration question was a major issue a to work in the present to bulk the Through her efforts she The action came only one day after the school board requested federal aid in helping enforce the Federal Courts integration order issued last Jan 4 Man Held Police Chief Francis Moore said he was holding a man listed as Clyde Cook 35 for federal Cook was identified as the man who attacked the Rev Mr Turner Buford Lewallen son of Clinton Mayor W E Lewallen and for mer speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives said he plans to go to Knoxville to ask District Federal Judge Robert L Tayolr to cite all persons involved An eyewitness William Langusoath which they shouted into the jker 51 described the explosion faces of the Russian soldiers i this way SIOUX RAPIDS UP Guy AH we coild sec in the attack on the minister Ho said Tuesdays disturbances wluviolUed an injunction issued sev leave the mansion with a weeks a so by Judge Tavlor E Fairchild Monday when 53 was a tractor killed turned over as he worked in a field on his farm about 3 miles east and 2 miles north of here smoke when suddenly it turned into an inferno A solid sheet of flames at least two city blocks wide and half as high as the Em ipire State Building roared Man Drives Car Off Road in MurderSuicide Plot Three Airmen Killed in Crash of Planes BUFFALO Minn UP The1 spectacular crash of two jet fighters Monday near here oc curred while the planes were on what the Air Force called a routine interception training One pilot and two radar observers were killed in the col lision One of the pilots man aged to parachute to safety SHOPPING OAYS TO CHRISTMAS CLINTON 0 Og den 29 Clinton was killed when he drove his car off a highway at high speed Monday night in what Sheriff Marvin Bruhn described as an appar ent murdersuicide Sheriff Bruhn said a passen ger in the car who identified herself as Donna Timfaerlake 33 escaped serious injury in the accident The car plunged down a 30 foot bank and came to rest up side down in about four feet of water The Timberlake woman was found on the highway after the crash She told authorities she could not recall whether she was thrown from the car or jumped She was hospitalized with severe cuts and shock Dr L 0 Riggert coroner said the Timberlake woman told him she and Ogdcn were married about four cars ago In DCS Moines however a woman who identified herself as Mrs Drvcnc 0 Ogrlcn told newsmen she and Ogden were separated about four years ago but had never been divorced She said that so far as she knew he had not remarried After the accident the Tim berlake woman told authorities this story Ogden met her when she got off work about 9 Monday forced her to enter his sedan and begged her to end the es trangement as he drove out 2nd Ave Road When she refused his request for a reconciliation she said he shouted Ill kill us both and gunned the car to a high speed The crash followed Ogdens body was not found for a couple of hours It finally was located by grappling hooks at the bottom of Mill Creek near the spot from which Og dcns wrecked car had been re moved Dr Riggert said death war due to drowning Respite From Cold Only Temporary Weatherman Says Iowas respite from colder weather was only temporary the Weather Bureau indicated Tues day in noting that Mondays tem peratures were almost balmy Highs ranged from 50 at Water loo to 60 at Lamoni A mass of cold Canadian air which extends from Montana to Lake Superior was expected to push gradually southward during Tuesday and Wednesday envel oping all of Iowa by Wednesday night On Wednesday there will like ly be snow in northwest Iowa and scattered light showers in the southeast with the showers changing to snow in the central sections by the Weath er Bureau said Liglii snow was expected to be gin falling in northwest Iowa and spread over the northwestern half of the state by Tuesday night the there is no change in the maxi mum permissible rate of 1 per troasnrctrnvp nf ofT cent oaviblc on time flcnosits inHUu r I nemcnlo0s n It was under tins injunction that teni pdjaou on time deposits anathe families that have governed certificates of less than 90 since its birth T In any case interest is not pieces w John K Washington tit IUl v D for those on deposit less than 30ion the first floor of the mansion days ii i Taylor for contempt have from been sent to Mrs all over the state Rasper has appealed the fine Hoeghi Robert Johnson and Vivian i T Shootman two employes of a It is also to Mrs Hocghs creditnearby compaHV office mansion now contains jwero hit bv as thev lnO books authored by Iowa to Turner dents The collection was cut on hc d when Mrs Hoegh sent letters thc cvc 50 living Iowa authors requesting M principle in escorting the a copy of one of their books I Negroes was this So long as the Christmas Plans says they should attend the At the present time I think they have a moral Hoegh is buoyant and cheerful alright to the minister said though she has enough work two or three other stagger two women Sho is premen and I walked with them froin paring to leave thc governorstheir homes to the school tc back mansion in tiptop shape whilejup this moral working on Christmas plans Gen MacArthur Kin Gets Diplomatic Post AUGUSTA Ga UP Presi dent Eisenhower Tuesday chose State Department Counselor visitors and to help Kristin MaeArthur II as the new readying her home in Chariton and looking forward to a trip to the IowaOregon State football game in the Rose Bowl New Years Day Meanwhile she finds time to be her gracious self to mansion jcidc what her plans for the future j will be A possible merger of nursing and education studies at jthc University of Iowa is cur jrently under discussion Younger daughter Janis isnt in in future plans now AP Wirephoto SNOWED ath letic business manager Francis r Buzz Grahan is snowed under Shes just happy that the move SAME these days by mountains of let ters requesting tickets to see Iowa play in the Rose Bowl New Years Day With only 000 tickets to hand out Gra ham figures that only about a tenth of the requests can be filled Hence the perturbed look on his face jback to Chariton means shell get more of her parents time from now on American ambassador to Japan He is the nephew of Gen Douglas MacArthur HEADS AGENTS AMES N Boone Monday was cleetcdj president of the Iowa County Ex1 tension Directors Assn BULLETIN WASHINGTON Brownell Tuesday charged in a civil court action that Radio Corp of America its sub sidiary National Broadcasting Corp have violated the anti trust act in acquiring num ber of the nations largest tele vision stations
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