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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 10, 1956, Mason City, Iowa Notth Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited foe MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEKSHBORS VOL UXIII Associated Press and United Press Full Wires Seven cento Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 10 1956 This Paper Consists of Two Ona One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE WTAD Qulncy 930 Sunday KGLO I130U WOl Ames 640 WSUI la City 910 Sunday Thursday Saturday Turkish Legacy From Ataturk MO other prospect on my cur rent trip around the world holds more pleasant anticipation for me than my return to Turkey soon after the beginning of the year It will have been just five years since my last visit there It will be interesting to see what has happened in that time When I had completed that factfinding mission of 1952 with a visit to about a dozen countries ringing the Iron Curtain I had this one overall conviction Next to Britain and I even wondered whether I should make that one exception Turkey is our one most trustworthy ally On leaving France I had some definite misgivings about the will or the ability of her people to rise up to the stature reached by them under Joffre in 1914 and again under Foch in 1918 I won dered and I still wonder how firmly they would be on our side if the chips were down Theres no blinking the fact that the French folded up in 1940 under too little pretext when Hit ler swept down around the Mag inot Line which had given them a wholly false sense of security Sure there was an underground resistance but that was par ticipated in by a limited few Warned About Others Too To a lesser extent I had con cern about either the ability cr the determination of Italy Yugo slavia Greece Spain Britain and West Germany to stand up and slug it out if the Russian Bear tried to move in But never not even for a second did I have any anxiety about Turkeys behavior should there be an attack Even though the Turks are so close to that Russian Bear that they can al most literally feel his breath on their necks they entertain not the slightest fear of the animal Im not saying theyre not I observed in my re port They are that But they are not frightened They love life but they love their freedom even In the 30 years since Kemal Mustafa Pasha later to be giv en the designation of Ataturk meaning Father of All Turkey or something close to that took over the reins of government at Constantinople there had been a transformation in the Turkish moral at home and Turkeys status on the world scene unsur passed in the annals of history Man of the Century Tf you should ask Who is the outstanding personality of the century in which we live youd get quite a variety of answers If you asked enough persons you most assuredly would encounter these names Roosevelt Teddy and DEVASTATION AFTER FIRE Five buildings were entirely burned or partially gutted by fire Sunday eve ning at Lyle Minn At the extreme left is the Haug land Appliance Store which had a damaged air condi tioner but no fire damage Next to it is the former office of the Lyle Tribune a store room for antiques and a storage room for feeds The Legion Building housed Attlessees television repair shop and the Lyle GlobeGazelle photo by Jhtsser Produce Company Four hundred cases of eggs were lost in the fire The Haugland store and the Legion Building were insured General Strike Call H 62 Aboard DC4 Lost in North Air Search Is Pressed Woodrow Wilson Churchill Hit ler Lenin Stalin Mussolini Clemenceau Foch Eisenhower and Chiang Kaishek You probably wouldnt get a single nomination for Kemal Pasha Ataturk and yet in a number of particulars hes the most remarkable one of the whole crowd What he did in a brief 15 years was little short of a miracle and no fooling When the amazing Ataturk took over as an almost unknown army colonel in 1923 Turkey was known and for good reason as The Sick Man of Europe The country was poor in resourc es and still is if the comparison is with the United States or even with the countries of Western Eu rope Her economy had been sapped by continuous warfare and invariably on the losing side The individual Turk was dejected of spirit He just didnt care whether school kept or not No Longer the Sick Man That understand was the Tur key of 1923 when Ataturk took over But it wasnt the Turkey of 1952 when I last visited there In fact the Turkey of that time was the foregoing description in complete reverse Turkey was no longer Europes Sick Though still poor in natural re sources she was putting what she had to maximum use And the spirit of the average Turk was at an alltime high For all of this or practically all of it Kemal Ataturk has been responsible He was a one man crusade and revolution all CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 VANCOUVER B Trans Canada Air Lines plane carrying 2 persons vanished during a vio ent windstorm over mountainous south central British Columbia Sunday night believed to lave crashed Potentially it was the worst commercial aviation disaster in Canadian history A number of citizens were on board A ground search party was in vestigating reports that lights had jeen seen on Sumas Mountain hree miles west of Abbotsford B on the TransCanada High way Abbotsford is 43 miles east of Vancouver Residents of the area told the loyal Canadian Mounted Police they had never before sighted lights on the mountain No Hope Although Trans Canada still listed the fourengined North Star as only the airlines public relations director here said there was absolutely no hope the plane was still in the air According to the Royal Cana dian Air Force which planned to send every available plane into a massive search for the missing aircraft the North Star would have exhausted its fuel supply at 1 In addition to the aerial search a ground party was set to start CALVIN JONES Jones Star Is Missing STEUBENVILLE Ohio UP Cal Jones 23 Steuben ville one of Iowas alltime football greats was one of the 59 passengers on a TransCanada Air Lines plane missingin British Columbia his mother was informed here Monday Mrs Talitha Jones was notified by air line officials that her son was on the plane Jones has been playing with the Winnipeg Bombers in the Can adian professional football He played Sunday in the leagues allstar game Jones came to the State Univer sity of Iowa m 1952 and lettered three years at guard He was a 6 More Die in Highway Accidents j FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Six more persons died in Iowa Sunday as the result of highway accidents Dead were Glenn Nading 55 Rembrandt Oscar Haaland 60 Sioux Rap ids Harold Rigel 23 Calumet 111 Raymond Edward Kennsliy 39 Waterloo George W Morton 34 Chari tonN George Zimmerrfiari 57 Mon ljr W CIO OCl OLa L L out from Chilliwack 65 miles easttackle member of the famous Steuben ville trio which included also Eddie Vincent and Frank Gilliam Jones was chosen on numerous AllAmerica teams beginning in his sophomore year when he was named on the NBCTV eleven He was on the Big Ten first team for three years running and in 1955 won the Outland Trophy as the nations outstanding guard or of Vancouver Four RCAF planes criss crossed the North Stars route during the night without sight ing a trace of the missing plane The plane carried 59 passen gers and a crew of 3 Worst Disaster The worst commercial air dis aster in Canada occurred in April 8 1954 when an RCAF training plane crashed into a TCA air liner in flight over Moose Jaw killing 37 persons Names from the passenger list were trickling out of TCA offices in Montreal headquarters of the airline Among them were those of Mrs A A Kafouri Portland J E Henderson Issaquah and two American football players Mario DeMarco and Mel Becket The missing aircraft a Canadi an version of the DC4 left Van couver at 6 Sunday on a flight to eastern Canada but turned back at Hope 125 miles east of here when one engine failed Grover C Hubbeli Rites Set Tuesday DES MOINES Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 for Grover C Hubbeli 73 member of a wealthy Des Moines pioneer family who died at his home Sunday after having been in ill health two years Hubbeli was the son of the late Frederick M Hubbeli the wealthiest person in Iowa history He was one of three trustees of the Frederick M Hubbeli es tate The Steubenville trio has been planning a reunion in Cali fornia at the Rose Bowl game Giliiam an AllBig Ten end will play in the Rose Bowl game against Oregon State He suffered a broken leg early in the 1955 season and was given another year of eligibility Vincent a halfback now lives in Los Angeles Accident injuries Are Fatal to lowan CEDAR RAPIDS iff Wiiliam Zbanek 64 died at an Iowa City hosptial Monday of injuries suf fered in a carpedestrian accident here Friday evening Zbanek was struck while walk ing in the street and suffered a fratured skull and broken leg SURGERY FOR ACTRESS NEW YORK M Screen star Elizabeth Taylor 24 who under went a fivehour operation Satur day for a crushed spinal disc Monday was described as in good condition i i i VisUOPplHG DAYS TO CHRISTMAS rAH About The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy through Tuesday a few snow flurries likely Tuesday after noon A little warmer Monday night low in mid 20s Colder Tuesday high 2530 Iowa Partly cloudy no import ant temperature changes through Tuesday Low Monday night 1828 Five Day Iowa Temperatures Tuesday through Saturday will average 4 to 8 degrees above normal Normal highs 28 north to 36 south Normal lows 11 north to 17 south Only minor day to day temperature changes are expected during the period No precipitation of consequence is expected Minnesota Flurries windy GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum Sunday 37 Minimum Sunday night 11 At 8 Monday 24 YEAR AGO Maximum 23 Minimum 10 CHEER FIJND GOAI friend roe Nading and Haaland were First Christian Church Millen ary Evcnins Pastime Club K W Wootworth Mrs William J Barbnur Friendly BlrthtUy Police Auxiliary Anonymous IVfcs J W City Typographical Union 10AK killed Saturday when their cars collided at a country intersection just southwest of Rigel died of injuries suffered in a crash Saturday night in which Morton was killed outright and five others injured The ac cident occurred five miles north of Chariton on Highway 14 Kennelly died when a car he was riding in skidded out of con rol on a Highway 14 curve about LVi miles north of Marshalltown early Sunday Zimmerman was killed Satur day when his car plunged over an embankment just north of Ihariton THE DAYS TOTAL 0 TOTAL TO DATE 41 Calmar Ready to Greet Refugee From Hungary CALMAR Mrs John Kahout and her brother Andrew Ugbary 25 a freedom fighter who es caped from Hungary will be re unitecl in Calmar sometime this week after a separation of more than 10 years Mrs Kahout said she had re ceived a telephone call Saturday night from Camp Kilmer when he told her he would be icre within the next week She iad received a cablegram on Dec 2 saying that he was in Austria le left his parents and his sis ter behind in Budapest Ugfaary is the first Hungarian freedom fighter to come to North Iowa and the second in Iowa Steven Lesnyay 26 arrived at Keokuk to live with his par ents and sister who came to this country in 1950 t Million Eligible to Ballot in Crop Referendum Tuesday WASHINGTON W Corn cot ton rice and peanut farmers in 34 states vote Tuesday in five separate referendums on the type of program and controls they want for their 1957 crops An Agriculture Department spokesman estimated nearly 3VS million farmers are eligible to vote on the questions which will materially affect the number of acres to be planted and the in come likely to come from them The largest turnout is expected in the corn referendum About 2 million farmers in 24 states are eligible to vote on which of two alternative price support prp grams they want to work under next year Secretary of Agriculture Ben son has announced that if the soil banks base acreage program is approved price supports will be available in designated commer cial corn counties at a national average of a bushel That would be based on 51 million acres Benson has made it clear he favors this program It must be approved by two thirds of those voting to put it into effect If growers approve the alterna tive or corn acreage allotment program price supports will be set at a bushel This would be based on production on 889 acres CASH STILI NEEDED GivJnp Dayj Cheer Fund Donations to Reach Needy IV ING to a cause such as the Christmas Cheer Fund makes certain that your gift will bring piness to some one this Christ mas Last year the Cheer Fund c o n t ributions reached some 400 families in Mason City families that needed some additional help in order to Outbreak of Fighting Is Feared Reds Impose Martial Law BUDAPEST Hungary im Workers in several big Budapest factories declared Monday nigh they would defy the Sovietspon sored government and undertak a nationwide general strike Tues day Budapest was tense under the guns of Russian tanks and Hun garian police A 48hour general strike was proclaimed Sunday by the Budapest Central Workers Council to start at midnight Mon day Tiie government retaliated by outlawing the council and im posing martial Jaw Due to the strong armed pres sure by the government it ap peared that not all factories and commerce would heed die strike call Strong Stand The strong government stand Buildings at Lyle Gutted Hunt Cause of Blaze LYLE investigation is under way into the cause of jfire Sunday night that threat j ened to engulf an entire business blockon Grove Street five build ings were destroyed by jthe flames j Firemen from Austin and Lon don and St Ansgar joined volunteers at Lyle in fighting the blaze from until about 11 One injury was reported Lyle fireman Charlie Drenth was cut by flying glass Defective Burner Fire Chief Darrell Matter said the blaze apparently started in a building which houses the Lyle Produce Co and the American Legion Post Preliminary investi gation indicated the fire was caused by a defective oil burn er Also destroyed was the unoc cupied building formerly used for the Lyle Tribune A store room for antiques owned by Gus Fohr man Rochester and a storage room for feed were gut ted The American Legion Building had two fronts The Legion rooms were on the second floor with Ronald Attlessees television re pair shop and the Lyle Produce on the first floor Four hundred cases of eggs were destroyed according to Art vruger St Ansgar manager of he produce company which is owned by Burghard and Sons Chicago Three television seta were burned in Attlessees shop The Legion Building and the appliance store were covered by insurance Leonard Haugland said that some of the merchandise that was moved out of danger of the flames was missing Monday morning It apparently was car ried away by thieves Old Buildings The buildings which relying on overwhelming armed force threatened new bloodshed The proclamation said the strike was intended to protest the antipeoples and antiworkers activities of the government of Premier Janos The Russiansupported Kadar government reacted swiftly It sent dozens of plainclothes police to seize trade union headquarters in the former Stalin Square where the Workers Council meets The genera strike was called after lengthy and fruitless ntgo about 80yearsold were mostly twostory frame buildings The appliance store and the printing office were onestory The City Haii and the Haugland Appliance Shop were drenched with water to stop the flames Firefighters had feared butane gas tanks in the appliance shop might explode if the flames spread to that building The heat melted windows in the City Hall and heavy water dam age was reported The front win dow was cracked in the Queen of Angles Catholic Church acrosa the street enjoy a real merry Christmas tiations with Kadnr who refused The Through the offices of Family10 gl Service of which Doris Bruce is executive secretary the Christmas Cheer contributions do the greatest good among those who need it most The money is used to provide needed clothing and other articles that bring joy to boys and girls whose parents are not able to provide them It helps to buy things that are needed for the table and to put under the Christ mas tree Contributions are coming from a variety of sources stores or ganizations church groups and individuals We hope the tempo of giving will mount as the Christ mas season gets upon us The full soal is needed Send your gift now while you have it in mind The Christmas Cheer Fund Care GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa demands were 1 The full story ol the fate of Sovietexiled former Premier Imrc Nagy Authorj RonaM Rantn 1 izalion to publish their own any workers demands Withdraw Troops workers chief immediate Wounds Fatal to Banken died as the re The longterm for restoration of Nagy as prei s wore Funeral services troops from are incom jary Try to Determine Loss in Big Fire at Fort Dodge WONT BE CANDIDATE ruins Saturday DES MOINES UP Rep Vern Lisle RClarinda has announced he will not be a candidate for speaker of the House in the 195 Legislature because of the pres sure of personal SAME is in charge of ar rangements The boy was hospitalized af jtcr being wounded by a I from a 12 guage shotgun from a jdistance of about 15 feet The gun went off accidentally when x companion who was bold fOKI DODGE W it David Anderson 16 1709 investigators Monday still wcrejCarolian turned suddenly in response to a shout from the Banken boy The boys had been hunting in a field about four miles north and two miles west of Mason City attempting to determine the lost in a major fire which left three buildings near the downtown business district in smouldering Unofficial damage estimates have run between half a million and one million dollars Firemen Sunday still played oc casional streams of water on the burned out hulks of the Varsity Theater Building the Acher Building and the Kautzky Sport ing Goods Building Thousands of sightseers thronged the area Weary firemen had remained on duty with two hose lines dur ing the bitter cold of Saturday night About 7 Sunday flames again burst out from the top of the remains of the Acher Bviild iny hut aerial ladders were used to quench them quickly Grace Comiskey Is Found Dead CHICAGO UP Grace R Comiskey president of the Chica go White Sox was found dead at homf early Monday Her son Charles vice presi dent of the Chicago Americas League ball club was called out of a meeting of the Amerkn League board of directors which he is a member and told the news He went immediately to ner home t
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