Mason City Globe Gazette, December 7, 1956

Mason City Globe Gazette

December 07, 1956

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 7, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS EDfTION VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 7 Poll Shows Liquor by Drink Proposal to Lose Out Again This Paper Consists of Two One No IT By DWIGHT McCORMACK DES MOINES legalizing will be faced by ap le sale of Honor bv thp Hrint Peals for increased appropria the sale of liquor by the drink is proposed to the 1957 Iowa Leg islature as is anticipated it probably will fail to pass This is the current indication although the proposal has been promoted as a means of raising IThe World Around Us All About Life on New Zealand Number 18 EDITORS NOTE It will be the world In HO days for our editor unless unrest in certain areas pre cludes air travel This is one in a series of reports on his experiences and By W EARL KALL New Zealand smiled on this little island dominion in a special way While there is far more mountain ous territory than arable land there is enough of the latter to meet any foreseeable needs Three islands one of them so small as to be scarcely worthy of being count It a v e an area almost ex actly twice that Iowa They stretch out like a shoestring for a bit more than a thousand miles Their av erage w i d t h east and west is W EARL HALL about 100 mites While their north and south dimension is not far from that of the United States the climatic range is ho whece near as great Youve guessed it The tempering additional state revenue The appropria tions and cutting back the sales tax rate from 2M to 2 per cent The biennial Associated Press survey of the legislators shows that despite the financial situa tion the advocates of legalized liquor by the drink can expect to get beat by a narrow margin in the Senate and by about two to one in the Plouse However as is the case on other questions put to the law makers a considerable number declined to state their position at this time The Plouse wrangled and ma neuvered quite a while over the same proposal in the 1955 ses sion and finally it was defeated It was brought up late in the session in the Senate as an amendment to a bill to increase the sales tax but was voted down there also Revenue estimates by propon ents of legalizing the sale of liquor by the drink vary accord ing to the plan proposed But the figure usually cited is million or more per year for the state Local Option This plan contemplates divid ing license fees between the state and the local government which also would have licensing author ity on a local option basis The liquor would have to be pur chased through the State Liquor Control Commission Similar bills have been before every session of the Legislature for the last 10 years But prior to 1955 the state revenue angle was not stressed particularly and the measures didnt get to a vote in either house Herschel Loveless has said that he would sign a workable bill to make it legal to sell liquor by the drink in Iowa Gov Leo Hoegh whom Loveless defeated had said he would work against any such pro posal but probably would sign such a bill if passed 20 Noncommittal Thus far 82 of those who will be members of the 1957 Legisla ture have cooperated in the AP survey Twentyseven said they oppose the proposal although it is being promoted as a revenue A TREE GLOWS IN GOTHAM A 64foot spruce tree lighted by over a candy cane setting in Rockefeller Center followingChristmas lighting cere monies m New York City The tree is decorated with plastic globes and is lo cated on the Plaza overlookingthe Centers sunken mall The RCA Building is in the background Policy Being Reviewed May Boost Aid to Europe Allies 2YearOld Randy Really Stuck His Foot Into This One LOS ANGELES old Randy Koraf watching a television program got so ex cited that he jammed his foot in his fathers saxophone His mother tried melted but ter and warm salad oil but Randys foot was really wedged She called firemen They removed some of the keys and with pressure from the other end worked the boys foot out of the belt of the instru ment One of the firemen then asked Randy what hed like for Christ mas A he r e p I i e d brightly His father would like a new one too CHRISTMAS CHEKR Future of Eden Remains in Doubt influence of the Pacific ocean is the reason for this Upper Island The northern reaches of the upper island is classifiable as sub tropical not unlike Florida in its lower temperature extreme but never above 85 in its December January summer season The southern island further away from the equator is remin iscent of southern California ex cept for its more abundant pre cipitation Annual moisture for the island is 50 inches as com pared with 15 or 18 in California 28 to 36 in Iowa On the south island its about 30 When New Zealanders speak of the Alps they mean their own Thats the name of the range over which my plane be passing enroute from Christchurch on the east coast of the south island to Sydney Australia Its loftiest peak Mt Cook is feet high Seventeen others on both islands exceed and are snow capped most of the year j Popular Sports iurics There are numerous near Logan Nov 18 ing streams many of them teem ing with trout Mountain lakes also contribute to New Zealands attractiveness as a vacation land The largest Taupo on the north island is 238 square miles Skiing support it but 20 were noncom mittal A breakdown showed that of 21 senators 9 are against the plan 8 are for it and 4 declined to state their positions Of 41 mem bers of the House 18 are opposed 7 are in favor and 16 didnt take sides There are 50 senators and 108 House members Party Wins Another Vote of Confidence LONDON Con servative Party took a new hold on the reins of government Fri day after weathering a parlia mentary squall over the Suez in vasion But whether Sir Anthony Eden would remain in the driv seat was still in doubt The Navy Learned the Hard Way 15 YEARS AGO PEARL HARBOR T H UP A flash enemy aHack con ceivably could flatten Pearl Harbor avgain The immediate de fenses of the big naval base itself seem almost as prone as they were 15 years ago Friday But it would not be another Pearl Today the United States Pacific Fleet is farflung combat ready and prepared to fend off and strike back with an atomic wallop The Navy learned the hard way when Japanese dive bombers sneaked in over Pearl Harbor and knocked out 18 of the line Never again will 86 warships be nestled in the sprawling port as they were on Dec 7 1941 In quick succession in the Wth fadar receivers sweeping the sky and early warning otiseol Commons Thurscav he far t to sea enemy bombers would House Injuries Fatal to Council Biuffs Man COUNCIL BLUFFS UP Tony Smith 59 Council Bluffs died in a hospital Thursday of on the second vote by 15 iuries suffered when hit by aiConseivalivcs who abstained night the government beat down a Socialist motion censuring the Suez military intervention 327 260 then won a vote of confi dence in its Middle East policy 312260 Defeat on either motion would lave forced Eden and his cabinet o resign and make way for new national elections which might lave put the opposition Labor Party in power Ranks Closed The first 67vote majority proved that the Conservatives despite internal dissension over the abortive BritishFrench strike into Egypt still could close their ranks against any So cialist bid for national power Actually the Conservatives have only 60 more members than all other parties in the House The governments majority was find the harbor deserted even if they got through to unload their bombs Pacific Fleet ships now are spread out to Sydney Australia and Taipeh Formosa from San Diego to Sasebo Japan New General Strikes and Riots in Hungary Feared BUDAPEST Hungary up A new general strike and blood shed in Hungary was threatened Friday The Central Workers Council issued a proclamation warning the Sovietimposed government of Premier Janos Kadar that continuation of its tactics against elected worker representatives would result in a general strike bloodshed and a new national and skating are popular sports among the islanders although rugby football is their first love Of the 112 native trees the pine is most important for both lumber and protection against soil erosion in the highlands Most famous of New Zealands fauna is a lizard like reptile called the tuatara more commonly designated the living fossil because of its pre historic family connections The one I saw in the Wellington about 15 inches real young as tuataras go It was only 50 years old The average span is 200 years Dominion Symbol When the first Maoris arrived here by outrigger canoe around a thousand years ago they found two kinds of birds the weka and the kiwi The latter a tailless creature unable to fly has been adopted as a sort of dominion symbol Streets and business places bear its name and New Zealand soldiers in both World Wars were known as These islands are situated just west of the International Date line I am concluding this little piece at 11 The clock in my office back home would show it to be exactly 4 But its Tuesday there Wednesday here If this is a hit confusing to you lets shake hands It h a s me slightly mixed up too All About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and continued cold through Satur day Low Friday night 2 below to 2 above High Saturday near 18 Iowa Partly cloudy except con siderable cloudiness extreme southeast continued cold through Saturday Light snow or flurries over most of state Friday night and central and east Saturday Low Friday jThis was a direct slap at Eden Jby Conservative backers of a tougher line in the Middle East who think withdrawal now con jstilutes a humiliating reverse leaving Britain and France with out any gains from the invasion Conservative Victory But the small number of ab stentions in itself was a Conserv ative victory since more than 100 members of the party a week ago had signed a petition deplor ing the U N and U S demands j for withdrawal to which the govt ernment bowed The votes came after a twoday i foreign policy debate which the Conservative Partys i determination to ride out the The Central Workers Council has gradually emerged as the leadership of Hungarian anti Kadar antisoviet fcclin The Hungarian people ap peared to have recovered from the first shock of the smashing onslaught by Russian tanks of Nov 4 and seem to be coming back strongly At United Nations mean while the United States led a strong move to send Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold to Moscow for conferences on Hun gary with its Kremlin masters since he cannot get into Buda pest The proposal to send Hammar skjold to Moscow came during i 1 V i Y i t t 4 ti I I I iJ Kadar so far has turned down3 sclics of conferences involv every demand of the council on behalf of the people and work ers but his own popular sup port has been so shaky that he has not dared openly to with draw his recognition of the body as the negotiating agency for Budapest workers ing the United States and the of a resolution giv ing Russia and its puppet Hun garian regime until midnight Friday to consent to the entry of observers to Hungary Several other nations including France and Britain also sat in storm and to government night near zero Northwest to an to government 15 st onlro1 et bv Acting 15 southeast iPrune Minister R A FiveDay Iowa tne government while will average about five is resting in Jamaica below normal for the period K Saturday through Wednesday Cold beginning of period with warming trend after the first of the week Normal maximum 28 north to 36 south Normal min imum 12 north to 18 south Few snow flurries Saturday or Sun day with no precipitation of consequence likely Minnesota Fair and cold GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum Thursday 17 Minimum Thursday night 9 At 8 Friday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum regarded by many as Edens heir apparent This said But ler has a long life before One Dead in Fire on Elevated Train CHICAGO UfVA flash fire on a moving fourcar wooden coach elevated train Friday killed the motorman and injured an esti mated 40 passengers The Chicago Transit Authority train was bound from suburban u uu M w iivrjiL 7ii uui Mull lO Evanston to downtown Chicago The fire burst forth as the crowded rushhour string of cars 32 nearcd the Howard Street Station 4 just inside the north city limits Loveless and Nicholas Hold Brief Talks DES MOINES Iff Republican Lt W H Nichola said Friday he believes that h and Democratic Gov elec Herschel Loveless will be abl to get along Nicholas of Mason City and former lieutenant governor re lated that he and Loveless hav had several brief talks and we are not far apart on most Nicholas did not elaborate 01 that Give and Take Herschel is a businessman and a businessman has to give and Nicholas commented Tm sure that Herschel will do hat We both seem to realize our responsibilities to the people 3f the State of Iowa Im certainly going to be at lis call anytime he wants me Im ust the lieutenant governor you Nicholas said he had invited Republican members of the Sen te to meet him at the lieutenant overnors office in the State Friday and Saturday to alk things January Meeting He added that he will ask Dem cratic senators to meet him at he office Jan 78 Nicholas said ie set the dates for his meetings vith Republican senators to coin cide with a meeting of Republi can legislators in Des Moines Fri day Nicholas said he planned to spend two or three clays a week in the lieutenant governors office from now until the session opens Jan 14 The present lieutenant governor is Leo Elthon Fertile who did not seek reelection Vlibur Frank Dirrkiur athleeu lagan SIcKee ronin Dexler Auxiliary Span ish War Veterans ayenay Engraving ilobeGazettc DO t i 00 lentral Unitrd Church Women The X BV SI Paul Minn ion Lydla Circle he M Red Cross Circle of Northwood Tomens Auxiliary to the Cen tral Labor Union oteric Club iiTanYe Clnb Vest Haven Lutheran Sunday tanton Lodge No BS3 acob Madscn Latlmer can Aim Johnstone tr and Mrs ouiifll of Social Agencies Club ppolo Kbce iam Study Club First days total Giving days IcK Cash nreded Cheer Fund Is Off to Good Start H R I S T M A S CHEER is off to a magnifi cent star t Gifts that piled up for thp first listing totaled That leaves to be raised by vol untary giving Between now and 2 p m of the day before Christmas There are 14 giving days which means an average days contributions must Russian Scheme Likely Hint Seen in Nixon Speech By JOHN HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON f The Eisen hower administration is beginning a major policy review from which it is possible there may emerge recommendations for a new pro gram of dollar aid to U S allies in Western Europe Top officials are deeply worried both by the split with Britain and France following the Egyptian crisis and by the impact on their economies of the closing of the Suez Canal and the loss of Middle Eastern oil Some authorities believe this country may be confronted with a need to develop a new program in the pattern of the Marshall Plan to restore the unity and trengthen the economic base of be North Atlantic Alliance None contemplates now any such spend ng for European aid as the four billion dollars a year which the Marshall Plan cost Nixon Speech Vice President Nixon may have had the possibility of some new program in mind when in a New Yorkspeech Thursday night he referred to Great Britains finan cial troubles and declared I believe it is in our interest be almost Men women children groups organizations business firm hurches and schools can have a iart in helping to pile up the ackages in Santas arms to lake sure he has enough for lason Citys needy Parcels to Mount As the total goes up the num er of parcels will mount Bv1 he time the goal of as well as theirs to assist them m this hour of difficulty and I am confident that there will be strong bipartisan support in the Congress for granting such as While Nixon did not say so a recommendation for such aid also would be certain strong opposition which has been increasingly re luctant to vote purely economic aid to Europe to in encounter Congress The current policy review how ever covers a wider field than possible new economic aid It embraces the possibilities of bearing a greater share of the cost of free world defenses and of liberalized trade with such countries as Britain and France It includes also the concept of a more sympathetic U S attitude toward Allied actions not in line with American desires as in the case of the FrenchBritish attack mi guai ui IS nr a cached Santa will be holding so lany parcels that there will bo fmriaf Guesses o question but what everybody Initial guesses suggest that no be remembered taxes would be required to As stated previously the adminiinecl any additional foreign aid stration of the fund will be injolllay but that tax reductions harge of Family Service not be possible in the im vhich has its headquarters at 19 V State St This organization has anclled the distribution of the Temperatures to Continue Cold every year since started in 1925 was mediate future President Eisenhower and De fense Secretary Charles Wilson at Ikes vacation headquar iters in Augusta Friday for The purpose of the fund is toja discussion on whether or net make certain as far as possiblejmilitary spending can be cut ia that there will be no unromemthe coming year A S3S billion bered families in our communitybudget has been proposed a this Christmas season figure which is S2 billion more Al1 Sizes than the current outlay As can be noted by the list ofj if the administration asks Con The mercury crept down glvfrs for a new aid program its zoro in northwest Iowa early XVCMComc ne wll all central argument may be that Friday and forecasters said f r ma ChristmaslAllied unity and strength are tinued cold would be Iowas need a needed now as never before be little help this time of the year cause of pressures for disintegra Yoii can do your part by eithcrtion within the Soviet satellite allotment through Sun day However heavy snow that had been predicted did not material ize and the Weather Bureau said the threat has ended It was zero at Sibley and 8 above at Mason City Other lows ranged up to 23 at Daven port IDENTIFYING DEAL A Ki0up of Hungarians con gregate around a number of coffins in Budapest Hun gary seeking to identify thosewho were killed in new fighting Thursday One man lifts the top from one of the coffins to view the body of a victim 21 hourn bringing your contribution to the system GlobeGazette or mailing it to Christmas Cheer Fund Mason City Iowa Smiths Resignation Accepted by Tandy DES MOINES fi Maj Gen Fred C Tandy said Friday he has received a request from Gen Carlton K Smith Cedari Rapids for retirement as assist ant commander of the lowaNe Ibraska National Guard 34th Divi jsion and will accept it reluct Smith a Cedar Rapids con tractor announced earlier this week his plans to retire after 37J years in the National Guard i The Soviets are considered to be in serious trouble throughout Eastern Europe and some au thorities feel they may turn to ex ternal adventures to relieve the internal pressure 14SHOPPING OAyS TO C ;

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