Mason City Globe Gazette, December 13, 1956

Mason City Globe Gazette

December 13, 1956

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 13, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXlli Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 13 1956 NATO Reject This Paper Consists at Four w Lib t r 22 Below Zero at Hampton Is Nations Lowest Reading r The World Around Us Harbor at Sydney Is Rare Sight Number 23 EDITORS NOTE It will be arounrt the world in 80 days for our editor unless unrest In certain areas pre cludes air travel This is Dae in a series of reports ou his experience and By W EARL HALL Australia Whether Sydneys harbor is the most beautiful in the world is a com mon subject for debate among world travelers Other candidates for this distinction include Rio de Janeiro San Francisco and Hong Kong Ive just returned to my room in the Hotel Australia following a trip by harbor ferry from down town Sydney within the shadow of what is described as the worlds largest single arch bridge to Manly Beach best known of this citys several beaches Skyline View In the course of the 10mile trip up the harbor 5 miles each way I inspect ed at close range all of the Sydney claims to fame They include a sky line view com parable with j New Yorks at j the Statue of Liberty numer ous precipitous W EARL HALL cliffs on either Side of the narrow channel a dock area which on this occasion contained the Matsons magnifi cent new liner Mariposa and the Duke of Edinburghs enam eled yacht Im not quite ready to award the palm to Sydneys harbor Can dor compels me to report that there is nothing here that quite matches the breathless beauty of Rios harbor with its Sugar Loaf in the foreground and the cross topped Corcovado which towers above all of the city in the background But that isnt to minimize what I saw today Sydneys harbor most assuiudiy rates among the worlds top half dozen Not Only Asset And let nobody conclude that this harbor is Sydneys only asset The city itself was even more of a revelation to me I was pre pared for its beautiful setting but I wasnt expecting such a large and modern city as came into view when our plane slipped down to a smooth landing this forenoon on an airport within con venient range of the loop district With a population pushing the two million mark Sydney is per haps most comparable with our Philadelphia in size and in gen eral character Its buildings are lofty its streets are wide its store windows are attractive its theater district is at least on a par with Chicagos About the only anachronism in the scene is the ancient trolleypropelled tram to be found on the otherwise beautiful streets Principal Landmark harbor bridge to which I have already made reference is the communitys principal land mark by water and air as well as by land from about any point in the city Its single arch is the height of a 44story building and theres a hightide clearance of 170 feet for ships using the har bor While its probably a bit early to pass final judgment on the people who live in this fabulous place I am ready to grade them A on friendliness toward each other and toward a stranger The question How do I get to such and such a place almost in variably draws this reply pose you let me show Spok en I should add in an accent more British than anything I ever heard in Londons Leicester Square I like this thumbnail description of a typical Australian Hell give you the shirt off his back if youre in trouble and take your gold teeth if hes in CHEER FUND GOAL PREVIOUSLY ElEPORTED Vcleda Club Mrs I II Furlelgh Alice A friend Gamma Sigma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi The Brceses Charles A friend From Booji From Barbara John Jim Kogcr Jerry Tuesday Dinner Club Manly Mr and Tilts Kenneth Rasmus son and Mason City Council of Telephone Pioneers THE DAYS TOTAL S TOTAL TO DATE CASlf STILL NEEDED GIVING DAYS LEFT S Cheer Fund Giving Must Show Spurt LEASED as we are at the gifts that have been coming in to the Christma Cheer func from both in dividuals a n c o r g anizations must add this Giving must increase f we are to reach the goal neces sary to carry on the project for which this fund was created Last year some 400 families were remembered with food Nothing shoes toys and other articles through the funds pro vided by Christmas Cheer and administered by Family Service Inc The same number of families are going to need help again this year These families where the difference between a sad and a happy Christmas may depend on a grocery order some playthings OT the children or some carefully selected articles of clothing To make this a happy Christ mas for someone keep your gifts coming Your gift may be brought to he GlobeGazette offices or it nay be placed in the mail The address is Christmas Cheer Fund Care GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa 6 Inches of Snow Left in Some Areas WarmerReadings Are Expected Hampton was the coldest spot in the nation early Thursday as a cold wave moved in on the heels of a storm that dumped up to six inches of snow on the state The mercury plunged to 22 de grees below zero at Hampton making that Franklin County town the coldest spot in the country Spencer reported a low of 19 below Waterloo 18 below Iowa Falls 17 below and Mason City 16 below Lows ranged upward to three above zero at Council Bluffs In contrast it was barely zero at International Falls on the Canadian border Six Inches Waterloo Fort Dodge Elkader and Ida Grove had six inches of snow on the ground from the storm that moved southeastward across Iowa Wednesday Sioux City Burlington Mason City and McGregor reported five inches of snow while Charles City Cherokee and Garner had four inches The State Highway Commission reported highways normal excepl for patches of packed snow in protected areas The cold air was centered over eastern Iowa early Thursday and was expected to move eastward out of the state during the day High temperatures Wednesday ranged from 8 above at Spencer to 22 at Burlington It was consid erably warmer to the west of onlhH oca don t speak English didnt get the joke as photographers snapped this picture dur ing their visit to Disneyland at Anaheim Calif The four on their wav home from Australia insisted on seeing the huge amusement park from one of the miniature Sinterpreter haV6 U N Condemns Russ for Hungary Action UNITED NATIONS N Y UP The General Assembly con demned Russia Wednesday nigh for stamping out Hungarys free dom bid The vote split Asias four neutral Colombo nations as well as the entire AsianAfri can group of countries The resolution sponsored by the United States and 19 othei All About The Weather Mason City Clear to partly cloudy through Friday Warm er Low Thursday night 46 above high Friday 3033 Iowa Increasing cloudiness and not so cold through Friday with some light snow northwest owa as the mercury pushed into he lower 40s in western Nebras Light Snow Another disturbance was giving some light snow to parts of Mon ana Thursday the Associated Press reported The Weather Bu said it would spread into he Dakotas and was likely to live some light snow or flurries o northwest Iowa Thursday night and to northern Iowa Friday Considerably warmer tempera tures were predicted for Thurs day night Lows were expected to range from around 8 above in the extreme northeast to around 18 in the extreme southwest Afternoon highs in the 20s and 30s were predicted for Friday jcountries was adopted by the As sembly 558 with only the Soviet Tanya Chwastov to Be Reared As an American LONDON A British judge Thursday ruled that little Tanya Chwastov baby pawn in an East West struggle should be brought up as an American Helena Dieczok Detroit was awarded custody of her old daughter who was being carried behind the Iron Curtain by her Russian father Tanya was taken off a Soviet ship in an English port and made Thursday night and north Ward of the court early in Oc day Low Thursday night Alexis Chwastov 58 the childs father fought to keep her claiming his former commonlaw Light snow warmer GlobeGazette weather data abandoned Tanya to 8 Thursday Maximum Wednesday 10 Minimum Wed night 16 At 8 Thursday 10 Precipitation in snow YEAR AGO Nixon tc Fly to Austria Next Week AUGUSTA Ga Presi dent Nixon will fly to Austria next President Eisen howers first hand study of Hungarian refugee prob lems On return he will recom mend what further aid the United States can give In announcing plans for the Maximum Minimum 28 13 Justice Wynn Parry who pre jsided at the hearing in Chancery Court said I formed a favorable view off the mother The attack upon her as one who is not fit to have con trol and custody fails I find that the allegation that she had abandoned her child is not estab Mrs Dieczok who flew to Eng land to prevent her daughter be ing taken to Russia was given permission to take Tanya back with her to the United States On arrival the British judge said the child would cease to be a ward of the Nixon trip Wednesday night White House Press Secretary James C Hagcrty said to questions that whether to ad mit more than Hungarian victims of Soviet oppression to this country will await the vice presidents report to Eisenhower and Congress The President already has au thorized bringing that number of refugees to this country The White House statement said Nixon will leave Washington Tuesday and return Dec 23 It added that the purpose is con sultation with American Aus trian and international relief agency officials on problems re lating to relief and resettlement of Hungarian Together with arranging for Nixon to visit Austria into which more than Hungarians have fled Eisenhower created a 15mcmber Presidential Commit tee on Hungarian Refugee Re lief bloc casting negative ballots It was the strongest censure the As sembly has voted against th Russian military action in Hun fary The resolution also called on Moscow to pull its troops out o Hungary at once under U N upervision It asked the Rus ians to permit the reestablish nent of the political indcpend nce of Yugoslavia Finland and 11 of he AsiaAfrican group of nations bstaineri on the condemnation esolution But 12 other members f the AsianAfrican group voted gainst the Soviets India and the other three Co Eisenhower Flies Back to Washington AUGUSTA Ga UP Pres dent Eisenhower flew back to Vashington Thursday to receive ndian Prime Minister Jawahar al Nehru Sunday Eisenhower vound up a workandplay va ation of 2i weeks at the Au usta National Golf Club during vhich he kept in close touch ith Washington because of tense ntcrnational developments lombo Ceylo and Burma had joined earlie in sponsoring a mildly phrase counterresolution expressing re gret the Russians had not with drawn from Hungary But in the vote on the U S resolution Cey on and Burma voted to condemi he Soviets while India and In lonesia abstained as expected Observers said Russias dclega ion was more concerned over the plit in the Colombo group on vhom the Soviets had counted for i least implied support than ver the resolution itself The lussians have ignored two pre ious Assembly calls for with rawal of their forces from Hun ary Sources close to the Burmese ml Ceylonese said they final y had decided it was time to take firm stand no matter whose eet got stepped on Burmese Del gate U Pe Kin declared no na on had the right to coerce other ations and we have seen in lungary that the Soviet Union nsists on Chief U S Delegate H e n r y abot Lodge Jr termed the split Hope to Pacify Soviets New Policy Pledge OKd PARIS North Atlantic lliance called Thursday for reedom in Eastern Europe but ledged itself against a war ofk iberation Foreign ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization en orsed a fivepoint declaration AP Wircphoto SHES Washington Pittsburgh noted her lllth f policy on Eastern Europe subi birthday Thursday Born into nitted by West German Foreign Sinister Heinrich von Brentano NATO officials emphasized that slavery she remembers the end of the Civil War when she daneed in the streets to eel he declaration is a Western ebrate the event She has out tatemerit of policy designed toi lived two husbands and all 13 of uiet any fears in Russia that the her children by both marriages Vest is preparing to launch an ttack to liberate the peoples of Eastern Europe NATO Attitude But Von Brentano said thei eoples of Eastern Europe have right to know the free worlds ttitude toward their struggle for reedom He said NATO must lot encourage any militant action r uprising that could spill over nto Western Europe Instead the Alliance should strive to nfluence events through eco nomic and social contacts The foreign ministers directed DES MOTNES is a that the declaration be likelihood that Iowa will 1 iu I J1 VP Vint ll finH Vti Day Night Speed Curbs Are Likely Legislators Want Road Toll Cut a ted in the closing communique which will sum up the work of the current meeting of foreign finance and defense ministers from the 15 NATO nations The five points submitted by Von Brentano were 1 All peaceloving peoples shall support the right of the nations of Eastern Europe to selfdeter mination and selfgovernment in full freedom 2 The political order in the ountries of Eastern Europe shall DEMAND DATA PARIS ff Americas Atlan tic allies including West Ger many Thursday demanded ac cess to tactical atomic wea pons as essential to their own self defense Secretary of De fense Charles E Wilson told the North Atlantic Treaty Organi zation Council he would give his reply Friday The Euro pean demand for access to Americanbuilt atomic weapons runs counter to American leg islation which restricts control of nuclear President weapons to the be based on national indepen dence sovereignty and the ban ning of any imperialistic subjuga lion of small nations nave both day and night highway speed limits before long This is indicated by replies to an Associated Press survey sent tc those who will serve in the 1957 Legislature which convenes Jan 14 Meanwhile the state is experiencing a record year for traffic fatalities The toll is ap proaching 700 The previous rec ord was 633 in 1954 The legislators polled on a j number of other questions likely to go before them for decision also showed firm support for in creasing the authorized strength of the state highway patrol com pulsory testing of motor vehicles and tougher penalties for drunken driving However a considerable number did not commit them selves Prudent Speed Presently Iowa law requires only that a motorist drive at a careful and prudent speed and be able to stop in the assured clear distance There ara limits for trucks and buses trucks 50 miles an hour day or night and buses 55 in daytime and 50 at night The lawmakers heard from who stated their positions stand more than 3 to 1 for day and night speed limits almost that same way for increasing the patrol strength 2 to 1for vehicle test ing and 3 to 1 for stiffening the SAME vorv tXicml h f 3 AU in Eastern for operating a motor ve hotaubc l have the right to decide hide while intoxicated OMVn tinr t h CS leel themselves and in full freeA few said thev would vote for a he e must be one rule lor on the social order in their night speed limit onlv aggression is bad m the lorritorirs East it is also bad in the The AsianAfrican group split this way in1 the condemnation The internal development of the countries of Eastern Europe Cambodia Egypt India Indone sia Jordan Morocco Saudi Ar abia Sudan Syria and Yemen for condemnation Burma Cey lon Ethiopia Iran frag Laos Lebanon Libya Nepal Pakistan Thailand Tunisia shall not be influenced bv mili force or threats or by eco nomic or political pressure This point evidently would apply to NATO countries as well as Rus Budapest Workers Quit Work Again in Protest 9 SHOPPING DAYS TO CHRISTMAS HEAVY RAINS BROOKINGS Ore UP This southern Oregon coastal town has had inches of rain in the past three days Keokuk Family Flees Fire Home Wrecked KEOKUK Four members of the Cecil Boctger family fled to safety through dense smoke about Thursday here when fire destroyed their home Escap ing with only their clothing were Mr and Mrs Boetger their son Tilden 16 and daughter Tracy Ann 7 mnolhs Firemen were knocked down by a muffled explosion upon entering the burning structure but no one was injured They battled the blaze for several hours in five degree temperatures b e J o r e bringing it under control BUDAPEST W Tens of thousands of Budapest workers quit work again Thursday only a few hours after returning to their factories at the end of the twoday nationwide general strike The new walkout was in pro test against the arrest of the chairman of the Budapest Cen tral Workers Council and his chief assistant by the Russian imposed government of Premier Janos Kadar There was total walkout in the industrial nth District of Budapest which has many tex tile and tool plants Informed source reported the boss of Russias secret po lice Gen Ivan Serov has tak en over control of Kadars gov ernment in a desperatt effort to end the continuing wide spread resistance to commu nism and Moscow control the situation in Hungary was so chaotic that the Russians were reported running matters entirely A Hungarian source said Serov is now running what is left of the Kadar re gime whose members are fighting among Serov is an expert at repres sion and deportation The new strike was touched off by the arrests of Sanfor Racz head of the Budapest sia 5 The human rights of the pop ulation of the countries of East ern Europe shall be inviolable Act Alone Von Brentano had warned the council that if Hungarys revolu tion fever spread to Communist East Germany nobody could tell how big the blowup would be But Other Variations About onethird of those who fa vor day and night speed limits said they would set them at 65 in the daytime and 55 at night Almost the same percentage pre ferred 70 day ana 60 night There were many other variations in cluding 50 to 65 from those who favor a night limit only About a year ago Commissioner Clinton Moyer of the State Safety Department in effect established a limit of 65 at night He took two test cases to the Iowa Su preme Court and won them on the basis of the present law But he has said he would seek to have the Legislature set definite limits j j u t uciiuuc ui US he toned down his warning several speed limit bills have that 22 Russian ibecn defeated in recent sessions divisions stand ready to smash jany German uprising in the Moyer also has said he favors T f increasing the patrol strength by The NATO Council also go a about 75 The trol poll from secretary of State i authorized to have 225 men and lUulles who told the mmistersjhas close to that number now i America reserves the right to act jalone in certain parts of thej world without consulting NATO His warning put America in the his deputy Sandor Bari The approaches to the Parlia ment Building seat of the gov Magloires Rules in Haiti Is Overthrown PORTAUPRINCE Haiti UP France for attacking Egypt Constitutional rule returned without consulting other nationsjto Haiti Thursday where an position of having upbraided Us two closest and while reserving for the United States the right to do much the same thing RHODES GRINNELL t NOMINEES T Ellsworth A n d r ke precedented display of popular resentment forced Gen Paul E Magloire to resign as provisional chief of state Magloire bowed to the pressure of a nationwide threeday general Davenport ernment since ths outbreak of iGeorge Drake LaGrange Thursday by masses of Rusnominees for the Rhodes scholarto Chief Supreme Court sian tanks and armored cars ships Joseph Pierre Louis iff ;

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