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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 7, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS Nil GH B 6 R S VOL LXIJI Associated Press and United Press Full Laase Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JANUARY 7 1957 This Paper Consists of Two Ona He 71 Youths Capture Bandits aHHampton The World Around Us i Bali Visit Wont Be Forgotten Number 43 By W EARL HALL Bali Im delay ing as long as I can my pack ing operations preparatory to leaving this lovely friendly spot on an early morning plane i for Jakarta in n e i g h b oring Java My pref erence would be to stick around here for a long time Hawaii has a new rival for my affec tions Here are W EARL HALL a few memor i e s mostly unrelated Ill be carrying away with me A dark skinned people I havent seen even one blond Who speak tlfe universal lan guage a smile Women on roads and in fields toting prod igious loads on their head men using a pole across shoul ders and two lesser loads one of Balis three lone traffic lights a block from here Native Foods The smell but not the taste of Balinese native foods includ ing a dish consisting of raw blood turtle pig never fried onions salt and pep per wholly naked young sters and women trudging along the road with exposed breasts a dominance of maroon in sa rongs and sweaters currently the most popular Balinese color Rice paddies and more rice paddies in valleys and in ter raced plots to the very top of tal lest mountains bananas in varying stages of ripeness co c6nut clusters 100 feet in the air papaya and a score of other fruits which need only to be stuck into the ground to grow fields of corn tucked away between rows of palms or banana plants Festival Season Moss covered temples bythe score in all settled areas shrines in every home for the daily blessing of foods by Bali Hindu gods offering boxes decorated platforms suspended on bamboo poles on the street side of every gate for flowers and other gifts to the deity in the festival season just now ending special rice field temples used only once a year at the start of the harvest season Denpasars main street by night with peddlers of sundry foods and trinkets on the sidewalk in front of boarded up stores with a tiny lamp and a 60watt street light at intersections providing the only light same scene by day with stores open for bus iness operators live at rear owners of building above the stores Bath in Ditches The utter disregard for rain by Balis natives only an oc casional banana leaf used foi umbrella at height of downpour drainage ditches along street where our sidewalks would be with pedestrians sharing streets with ponydrawn two wheeled carts myriad bikes and a few motor vehicles children bath ing in ditches men and women in their altogethers doing likewise in streams a bit further from the flow of traffic Thatched roofs made of a spe cial kind of rice straw on al homes sides of bamboore inforced lumber or adobe bricks scarecrows made of coco nut fiber in rice fields flocks of ducks clustered about a pole in a field or being herded with a pole along the road rice al every meal our guide didnt even know what wheat My large and comfortable room at this rambling Bali Hotel with a special screened in bedroom to keep mosquitoes out Incident ally they buzz more than they bite there are no screens or locked doors here the Bal inese are not only friendly they are honest Six months ago Sidney Sens r u d chairman of Gulf Oils told me across a luncheon table that my trip around the world would be incomplete if I didnt include Bali This is to thank him for the tip He was so right SCRIBNET Fred W Scribner Jr of Maine is reported in line to succeed Leonard W Hall as Republican national chairman Washington sources say Hall has not made his future plans clear but in dications point to the fact that he will run for New York gov ernor against incumbent Aver ell Harriman Solons Grill Dulles on Ikes Plan WASHINGTON UP Secretary of State Dulles said Monday the Jnited States would not invade any Middle East country to over throw an alreadyinstalled govern ment no matter how that gov ernment got there A U S guarantee against overt iled aggression plus economic aid Dulles told Congress is how Pres ident Eisenhowers Middle East manifesto counts on meeting the threat of Communist subversion Dulles gave this answer to the House Foreign Affairs Committee as members pressed for details on the meaning of the Middle East policy resolution President Eisenhower wants Congress to ap prove In his opening testimony before a standingroomonly crowd of spectators Dulles also told the House group that 1 The United States in order to work for peace in the Middle East make it clear that armed Communist attack would be met if necessary by American armed forces 2 The Middle East resolution would heighten tensions with Rus sia but would stop World War III before it The House committee has been asked to give speedy approval to the Eisenhower resolution which would allow the use oC American military might against overt armed aggression1 by the Reds in the Middle East Eisenhower also asked for million to help carry out a special two year economic aid program VISITS MOSCOW HONG KONG Chinese Premier Chou Enlai left Peiping for Moscow Monday Peiping radio announced he also would visit Hungary as well as Poland Radio Commentary Carried on Page 2 One Mans Earl Halls weekly radio commentary usually car ried on page 1 for this edition can be found on page 2 The feature will re turn to its customary posi tion on completion of Edi tor Halls world trip Mooty Is Chosen Speaker GOP to Hold Tax Line DES MOINES UP Republi can members of the Iowa Legis lature as a prelude to naming their leaders for the 1957 session Monday agreed upon a policy of no overall tax increase Rep W L Mooty 50 Grandy Center was named Republican candidate for speaker of the House of Representatives It is one of the top jobs in the Legisla ture Sen Alan Vest RSac City was chosen president pro tern of the Iowa Senate and Sen D C Nolan RIowa City was named GOP floor leader in the upper house House Leader Rep Robert B Carson RInde pendence won out in a threeway race for floor leader of the House GOP members of both the House of Representatives and the Senate mapped their strategy for dealing with a Democratic gover nor in a party caucus Sen De Vere Watson RCouncil Bluffs Senate president pro tern of the ast session presided over the joint meeting The Republicans taked about he problem of the apparent need or more revenue and resistance to tax he said A policy statement issued at the end of the closed meeting said Iowas agricultural economy has not been up to par with the rest of the nation Prudence therefore dictates that the state of Iowa should live within its income and there should be no increase in the total tax burdens of our Cash Balance The statement hinted the Re publicans will reduce the cash Dalance in the treasury from million to million using the million to meet increased de mands The controlling party of the ses sion which will start next week also advocated reapportionment of the Legislature on the basis of one house based on area and the other on population Also endorsed was the reten ion of homestead and agriculture and tax credits changes in the aighway safety program and a re vamping and modernization of ex isting school laws Mooty received 44 votes for the speakers job compared with 27 for the speaker of the last ses sion Rep A C Hanson RIn Rep Henry Stevens R Jefferson received one vote Nomination by the Republicans amounts to election to the posi because of the 2tol margin the Republicans hold over the Demo crats in the 1957 Legislature The Democrats will have 36 of the 108 seats in the House and 10 of 50 in the increase ovei the last session but still far from a serious threat to Republican control SAME U S Jaycees Choose JO Outstanding Young Men TULSA Okla Ten all under 36 from the fields of sports the ministry medicine law government business en gineering and education Monday were named the outstanding young men of America for 1956 by the U S Junior Chamber of Commerce The 10 will be honored at a banquet Jan 19 in Dallas Selected by a panel of national ly prominent persons the 10 men were chosen for outstanding con tributions to their professions and to the general welfare of the people The 10 receiving the awards are Thomas A Dooley 29 St Louis author Carl Erskin 30 Ander son Brooklyn baseball pitch er who threw a nohitter last year Millard Harmon 30 burndale educator Rob ert Liebenow 34 Wilmette attorney Frank Loo 34 Honota lu attorney Richard Pederson 31 New York U S Department of State foreign officer John Patterson 34 Montgomery Ala attorney general of Alabama th Rev Robert Richards 30 La verne athlete Or Hugh Slephenson 34 Columbia physician and Richard Whit comb Hampton research engineer BANDIT NEMESIS Carry out and stock boys hold pieces of the ropeAvithwhiGhthey tiaduptwowould be stickup men at Birdsalls Super Valu store in Hamp ton From left they are Roger Claypool Darrell Poling Pholo by Lou Cadicux RomteRiehtsrneier Willard Red Lumley and Paul Caspers Second from right is owner Harry Birdsall and extreme right is his son Harry Jr Hungarian Reds Set Harsh Policy BUDAPEST Janos Kadars Communist government unday knocked the props from under Hungarian hopes for any eneral liberalization of its tough political course It proclaimed a larsh backtoStalinism program It also sent up a trial balloon for financial help from the West even while lashing at what it called the dollar imperialists who fight the government of workers and Announcing a new or this revoltbattered nation he government said only those workers peasants and intellectu als w h o pledge loyalty to the lommunist regime will have the right to freedom The word declaration given a final polishing while So viet Communist boss Nikita S Khrushchev was an unheralded visitor here last a treason charge against the de posed revolutionary regime of mre Nagy previously accused only of weakness A moderate Communist now iving in exile in Nagy had assigned several ministries o leaders of other parties anc talked of free elections before he was ousted by Russian troops Nov 4 About Students Demonstrate Following MISSOURI SLAYING SIKESTON Mo Iff Demonstrating students heightened the tension Monday of a growing search for the man who killed an 18yearold high school football player Saturday night and then assaulted his girt friend Two Negroes were held for questioning The State Highway Patrol called out 15 more troopers equip ped with tear gas guns and other riot equipment as a group of high school students both here and at Charleston refused to at tend classes and put on a marching catcalling demonstration at Charleston where the boy was a student About 60 of the 675 high school students here and about 100 of the 350 at Charleston refused to attend classes unless Negro stu dents were excluded The school here was integrated three years ago and the one at nearby Charleston two years ago The dead boy was John Malugen His girl friend June CasHe berry 18 said Malugen was shot drying to protect her when the man accosted them in their parked car She said the man then pulled her from the car through a cotton field and attacked her on the porch of an empty house Men Wanted Ransom Actress Says ENCINO Calif UPI Marie McDonald the body of film land fame says two swarthy men kidnapped her and set as the price they would ask for her return The glamorous blonde actress wearing a white nightgown burst into tears twice as she toid a news conference in her bed room Sunday that the men said they hoped to ransom her for each from these four persons Actor Michael Wilding estranged husband of actress Elizabeth McDonaldsescort nrrecent weeks shoe manu facturer Harry Karl twice ried and twice divorced from Miss McDonald Marie Tuboni her mother Harold Plant Miss McDonalds business manager She said the men forced her to The Weather Mason City Increasing cloudi ness and windy Monday night low in upper teens Cloudy and colder with occasional light snow and shifting winds Tues day high middle 20s Iowa Partly cloudy and much colder Monday night low zero north to 1015 above south Tuesday occasional light snow and colder FiveDay Jowa Temperatures will average 4 to 8 degrees below normal through Satur day Normal highs 26 north to 33 south Normal lows 8 north to 15 south Much colder Mon day night and Tuesday and re maining cold the rest of the week Precipitation will aver age from about onefourth inch northwest lo one half inch southeast occurring as snow mostly Wednesday night and Thursday Minnesota Snow much colder GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum Sunday 36 Minimum Sunday night 14 At 8 Monday 15 Precipitation l snow YEAR AGO H Maximum ll Minimum z GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Maximum Saturday 23 Minimum Saturday night 11 At 8 Sunday ll Precipitation Trace leave with them by threatening her sleeping children with a gun She said she was taken to a house in the Los Angeles area where she was held most of Friday The men gave her whisky and pills she said I hid them in the hollow of my cheek and later got rid of she said They appar ently thought the pills had tnocked me It was then she said lhat she made two jhone calls to friends She burst into tears as she told newsmen how her abductors had nit her more than She cried again when a reporter asked her Why She declined to comment when another asked if she had been raped One of her attorneys Norman Brand said Marie you al ready have given that statement to After she was found on the des ert near Indio Friday night police questioned her at an Indio hos pital Detectives at the scene backed up statements of her phy sician that there was no indica tion that she had been assaulted A dentist called Sunday prior to her news conference and tem porarily repaired two caps broken from upper teeth apparently from a blow Despite makeup her left eye was visibly blackened and the left side of her face was swollen Woman Is Victim of Crash at Jefferson JEFFERSON UP June Young 25 Dillon S was in jured fatally Monday when the truck in which she was riding Bancroft Boy Succumbs After Crash ESTHERVILLE Richard Rahe 18 son of Mr and Mrs George Hahe of Bancroft died late Sunday in Holy Family Hos pital here of injuries suffered Friday night in an auto accident one mile west of Bancroft Authorities said Rahe and Market Stickup Foiled One Admits M C Holdup By KEN MILLER GlobeGazette Staff Writer sadder but wiser hoidup men were in the Franklin County jail Monday contemplating the folly of tack ling several Hampton High School boys in an attempted stickup at Birdsalls Super Valu Store The holdup try occurred about p m Saturday One of the men later admitted a service station holdup in Ma son City last month A sixfoot senior Paul pers tried convincing the rob bers of the error of their ways before getting mad enough to take a loaded 32 caliber revolver away from one of the gunmen Floyd Junior Wren 35 East Moline and Warren Walker 32 were found by police trussed up with their own ropes follow ing an abortive attempt to take over the Saturday receipts of big store on Highway 65 In Car According to Gaspers the pair parked across the street until the How of customers had stopped and the store was locked up for the night They then crossed the road and got into the back seat of a car which was occupied by Ken Alert and Roger Clayppol Walker held the gun with which they forced the two boys to go to companion Richard Crappe were returning home from a basket ball game at Swea City when their car left the highway and rolled over Doctors said Rahe suffered a broken neck and did not regain consciousness Crappe was not seriously hurt After Miles the Nautilus Is Going to Be Refueled WASHINGTON cas first atomicpowered subma rine the Nautilus is about to be refueled for the first time now that it has traveled a record breaking miles over a twoyear period The Navy has decided to reCuel the Nautilus to keep it up to peak performance It presumably could go even further on its original load of enriched uranium but it would be operating at reduced ef ficiency The refueling process will con crashed Into a bridge on U of replacing the present ur 30 about 4 miles east of slugs in the ships atomic She died about four hours lateiipower plant The old slugs prob in a hospital here Authorities said she was riding ably will be sent to the Arco Idaho atomic test center to de in a truck driven fay her husband tcrmine exactly how much far Beuford 28 Young is hospitalizedUhcr tlie Nautilus could have trav here ieled on the original fuel DEATH RULED ACCIDENTAL DES MOINES death of Carl Thomas Lowe 19 Des Moines of injuries suffered from a gunshot wound Saturday was ruled accidental by Polk County Coroner Corwin Johnson COMICS AND CARDS Floyd Junior Wren looks up from a comic book as his holdup partner Warren Walk er deals solitaire in the Franklin County jail The two men were undergoing questioning Monday concerning other robberies after being nabbed Saturday night by a group of Hampton youths during an attempted super market holdup the door and ask to buy some gum The boys had been waiting outside for friends who worked in the store and were cleaning up after the days business Aft er some goodnatured banter through the locked door the were admitted The bandits who had stood out of sight then stepped quickly through the door and both adjusted scarves with which they masked the lower parts of their faces Several of the carryout boys were working in the aislies and owner Harry Birdsall was at one of the cash registers checking money Walker ordered all of the employes into a stock room at the rear of the grocery then took Birdsall into another room to get the money Grabbed Wren As soon as Walker left the backroom the owners son Harry grabbed the unarmed Wren When Walker heard the sound of the struggle he reentered the stock room pointed the gun afe Birdsall and ordered him to re lease Wren Birdsall said Go ahead and as he held Wren in front of him Gaspers who had moved over lo one side then jumped on Walker and wrested the gun from him He reportedly told the burglar Now Ill wave this thing around for a Walker said It wont do you any good The gun wont Cas per then said All right then witll pull the trigger and The gunman changed his mind then and asked Caspers not to shoot Walker complained that when Caspers shoved the gun into his ribs he pushed too hard Used Ropes AU of the stock boys then grabbed both bandits and knocked them to the floor Walker and Wren had come prepared to tie up the employes and were carry ing lengths of clothesline rope in their jackets The boys used the ropes to tie the wrists and ankles of the wouldbe robbers and then to complete the hogtie by pull ing them together with a third rope While the employes were being herded to the rear of the store Caspers asked Wren why he didnt give up and get an honest job Wren said I will right after this The other carryout boys participated in subduing the ban dits were Ronnie Richtsmeier Willard Red Lumley and Dar rel Poling When Walker took Birdsall into the other room he asked Wheres the safe Birdsall re plied that there was no safe and dropped some money on the Hoof   

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