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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 8, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North logos Doily Newspaper Edited for tho Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEW S P A P E R THAT 5 A L t No PTUIOWAKJC wi i u A 11 NO RTH IOWANS NllttHBORS HOME EPITIQK VOL LXIII Tim Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cenls Copy Limit MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 8 1957 1his Paper Consists of Two One r an Lik in IThe World Around Us Java Had Its Role in the War Number 44 By W EARL HALL TTvJAKARTA Java My com panion on this trip around the world now has the last chap ter of a story which began for him on an early morning back in 1945 when as an Army lieu tenant assigned to baking duty he was stationed at Puerto Prin cessa on a Philippine island callec Palawan On that morning in question he saw a group of American bomb ing planes B 24 Liberators take to the air and head into the western sky on what was to be the longest bombing mis sion ever made the Pacific Indonesian is W EARL HALL land of Java was the target and the round trip called for 19 hours of Returned Safely The bombers took off safely that dawn and they returned safely and on schedule the next morning It was assumed to have been a successful mission but just assumed Nobody knew for sure And that was the part of the story Lt Willis 0 Patton had until our approach to Surabaja on the flight from Denpasar Bali to this Indonesian capital city Djakarta Good fortune gave us a fellow passenger who remembered not only this particular mission but the several others which helped to liberate the Japaneseheld islands from their invaders As we circled for the landing Capt Soedionp Soeriantoro who re ceived part of his training at Fort Benning could point to the spe cific targets hit on that history making raid from Palawan Harbor Points These included oil tanks ships piers and warehouses which line the harbor of this principal port city of Java The captain at that time had completed his training for the homeguards under Jap anese sponsorship and had joined the Indonesian underground to utilize his training against the hated invader His base was Surabaja I can remember as if it were he remarked to Patton how amazingly accurate your bombing was Never once did your bombs land on home or mosque Only once did a bomb fall on something without military value That was a brickyard We shall never forget what you did for That was the pledge from one Javanese citizen who has cast his lot with the army of this 11 yearold republic Whether the VERNE GREIMAN Greiman Gets Years Term for Assault FORT DODGE Grei man 30 Garner Tuesday was sentenced by Federal Judge Henry N Graven to one year in federal prison for assaulting an internal revenue officer Judge Graven specified that the term is to begin March 1 at a federal prison not as yet desig nated Greiman who operates a farm along with his father was ac cused of slugging Eugene A Schwartzkopf an agent for the Internal Revenue office in Mason City at the Greiman farm last July 9 Schwartzkopf had gone to the reiman farm in connection with an investigation conducted be cause Greiman had not filed a tax return for officials said Greiman had pleaded guilty to the charge on Dec 13 and had been free on bond since then pending sentencing Latimer Man Is Critically Hurt in Auto Accident CLARION Earl Jensen 23 Latimer is in critical condition at the Clarion Memorial Hospital with a basal skull fracture He was injured Monday in an acci dent three miles west of Dows on a deadend gravel road Duane Thielen a passenger in he car has a broken thigh and acial cuts and slight concussion His condition is fair Deputy Sheriff Dale Walrod said that the car didnt make the turn and it hurtled into a ditch Des Moines Man Killed in Crash DES MOINES S Martin 23 Des Moines was viewpoint held by him is generfatally injured Monday night in ally held among his countrymen a twocar collision here He died early Tuesday Police said Martins car col lided with one driven by HaroM Brock 29 Des Moines They said preliminary investigation showed Martins car was in the wrong lane of traffic when the crash occurred Schedule Inquest in Thompson Man Hit by Auto CRYSTAL LAKE Leslie A Larson 44 Thompson was killed on the highway near here late Monday afternoon He was struck by a car driven by Lyle Devari also of Thompson An inquest will be held at Saturday at the Hancock County Courthouse in Garner said Kenneth F Boughton Britt the county coroner The accident also was investigated by the highway patrol and Sheriff Leslie Brower Left Job Larson had been working on a county road stockpiling gravel foi the Sylvan Olson Construction Forest City the coroner re ported He had left the job and was seen walking across a field by a nearby farmer Leo Paulson Devan his wife and three chil dren were on their way to Kana wha to visit her parents Mr and Mrs Tom Lundy Devan told the coroner Larson suddenly popped up in front of the Devan car on the highway and the driver was unable to avoid him Died Later A Boughton ambulance took Larson to the Hancock County Hospital where he died a few min utes after arrival He is survived by his wife the former Palma Billison of Fertile and three children 9 15 and 17 Also surviving are his parents Mr and Mrs Levi Larson Forest City and six brothers and sisters The Hanson Funeral Home in Forest City is in charge of funeral arrangements No 77 y rAll About should reveal itself to us during our three day stay here Pleasant Visit Our first afternoon and evening here was made pleasant for us by an Ohioborn American and his Michiganborn wife Dr and Mrs Willard A Hanna He once headed the U S Information Services here but now he heads the American University Field Staff in this part of the world His task in essence is to inter pret Indonesia and southeast Asia to the dozen universities with which he is associated Carleton isxamong them Both of the Hannas speak Indo nesia fluently they say its an easy language to learn and we saw Djakarta under the very best of circumstances After driving past the embassies of the many nations represented here includ ing U S and Russia our visit to the native residential section and the ancient part of the city old Batavia was an experience of impressive contrast My one overriding impression The entire worlds problem of TOO MANY PEOPLE is uniquely present in this city and on this island FARMER INJURED AMES had to am putate the right leg of Ray Cheevers 44 Ames Monday night after he slipped and caught the leg in a silage wagon un lotder The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy through Wednesday Much cold er Tuesday night reaching cold wave conditions and tem peratures zero to 5 below by Wednesday morning Much colder with snow likely Wed nesday with highs 812 Iowa Cold wave northwest and extreme north Tuesday night low 05 below extreme north near 20 south Much colder Wed nesday Scattered light snow northwest Tuesday night and over most of state Wednesday Minnesota Cold wave snow flurries GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 Tuesday Maximum Monday 32 Minimum Monday night 17 At 8 Tuesday 24 YEAR AGO Maximum 23 Minimum 7 ACTRESS SUED LOS ANGELES W Actress Kim Novak and her frequent es cort investment broker Mac Krim have been named defend ants in a damage suit of a traffic accident Govelect Herschel G Loveless left shakes hands with Miles Chenault Mason Citys outstanding young man of theyear Irving Wei corn i l 11 FO n ft m r ji i i i Bosses Night held by LOVELESS DECLARES Sfate to Have Atomic Development Authority By KEN MILLER Iowa is to have a state Atomic Development Herschel Loveless a Democrat will ask the Republi can controlled Iowa Legislature to set up such a commission dur ing the coming session The declaration was addressed to about 250 Mason City Jaycees and their bosses Monday night at the annual Bosses Night dinner at the VFW Club Loveless said I would rather save the recommendations which I will make to the Legislature for the legislative but he hinted strongly that also among them will be a call for a survey of underground water in the state In speaking of his intention to seek establishment of an atomic reactor in Iowa Loveless told the audience that the state must pursue the knowhow of atomic energy development for industrial use He said lowans have already spent about million in fecl Muscatine Woman Is Traffic Victim MUSCATINE UP Mrs Ralph Butler 29 Muscaline died here late Monday of injuries suffered a few hours earlier in a twocar crash at a local intersection Officers said the second oar was driven by Bernard Lee Frid iey 32 Muscatine who was not injured Mrs Butlers 1yearold daughter Kim suffered face lacerations eral taxes for the study of atomic energy and that a reactor could be secured at one of the states major schools at little or no addi tional expense Industry follows power he said and we must be prepared to sup ply that power for existing in dustry as well as new We must develop atomic power toward in dustrial usage and it must be done through our schools Much of Loveless taik con cerned the current drive to draw new industry to the state He called for aggressive local in dustrial development commis sions and said Iowa should set up a business extension service much the same as our agricul tural extension Room to Expand Loveless claimed that lowans know machinery and cited self reliance and intelligence as the primary factors in convincing in dustries that labor costs per unit would be lower in Iowa People in Iowa know how to work hard and dont mind We have churches and schools room to ex pand and people to do it The United States marketing the Jaycees and their bosses After Jan 17 each of you will be my boss I have my heart se1 on being the states number one Water Supply Problem We must take more action with our problem of water supply In Ottumwa I have been familiar with the problem of having at dif ferent times too much and too Httle water I have found that Lhroughout most of the state We have noinformation about the ex tent of our underground water supply We must be able to pro vide water for industrial use as well as recreation if we are to at tract new industries to Loveless said the number one problem in Iowa is the selling of the state to lowans He decried the loss of young people to busi nesses in other states when he said that there is now a demand For young midwesterners in the U S More Iowa industries would keep them here Greatest Resource We dont need more taxes we need more of the young as tax payers People are the states greatest Loveless pointed to a loss of farm M i ij Jtlllll area is moving westward and welfamilics from the state within the must be ready when the center last four years and said that fewer reaches jobs in industry were available have something to fol Ihem the state of Loveless told picture was taken at Darwin Australia just before departure to Singapore From left to right are Dr Paul Peterson and Wil ifl rtp M T Halr r Marfn athlete and W Earl Hall GlobeGazette editor All had attended the Olympic games Bannister was the tust runner in the world to crack the 4minute mark In the mile run He no longer competes in track The picture was taken by Mrs Peterson Suggest Ways to Give Relief to Bus Firms DES MOINES Gover jnors Transit Study Committee jrecommended Tuesday that a system of joint financial control I by the State Commerce Commis and municipalities over transit industry in Iowa be en acted by the Legislature The committee has spent the last year making a study of the problems of intracity bus firms j It also recommended that citicsj be authorized to spend up to 25 per cent of their gross annual parking meter revenue to im prove transit service The committee urged elimina tion of the motor fuel tax as it appiies to intracity transit ve hicles and elimination of motor vehicle license fees and compen sation tax for such vehicles The report was presented to Gov Leo A Hoegh by Commerce Commissioner John M Ropes the committee chairman It also included recommended steps to be taken by municipalities cham bers of commerce and the transit companies themselves to ease some of the problems Well have many problems in the next two years and to succeed in solving them we will need the help of all The legisla tors will be working for the peo ple in their home districts as the governor will be working for the whole slate Demos to Insist on Curbing of Power FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES mounted in Congress Tuesday for putting some time limit on President Eisenhowers requested au troops to resist any Communist aggression in the Middle East Senate Republican Leader William F Knowland warned the President that the Democraticcontrolled Congress probably would thS and other maior change in lhe administrations Middle East proposals The second change would be to divorce from the fightifwe must authority the Presidents proposed million aid program for bolstering the economies military might of Middle East na Farm Bureau Wants Good Corn Program tions A number of Democrats oppose Eisenhowers request that he be allowed to spend this sum as he sees fit and without any con gressional review of the projects involved Joint Resolution The President and Republican congressional leaders were ex pected to reach a decision at a White House conference on whether to accept or to fight these changes in the socalled Eisenhower Doctrine Knowland told the President late Monday that Con gress might e i t h limit his standby authority for using troops in the Middle Easf to a specific number of years or pro vide that Congress could termi nate such authority at any time by a joint resolution He refused to say how Eisen hower reacted But he said the President thoroughly under stands our constitutional proce dures as to revising presidential requests for legislation Hays Walks Out A Democratic member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee stalked out of a closeddpor meet ing with Secretary of State John Foster Dulles Tuesday charging that the administration was try tie the committee with confidential infor ing to hands mation Rep Wayne L Hays DOhio said he left the session in protest against taking secretly testimony which he believed the American people arc entitled to have Hays said Committee Chairman Thomas S Gordon DI11 de clined to recognize him to make a formal protest against taking Dulles testimony in secret So I just said what I had to say any way and Hays told report ers Dulles himself upon emerging from the hearing said there were some security details discussion which could given in public But Rep Fulton RPa said there wasnt much security in the testimony and it could have been an open Shuman in Two North Iowa Talks Corn farmers in 1957 should have an opportunity to participate in the kind of a program that a majority voted for Charles B Shuman president of the Ameri can Farm Bureau Federation said Tuesday at the annual Farm ersVBusinessmens luncheon at SnTrlhwood who had spoken on arm income Monday evening at i Farm Bureau membership meeting at Garner pointed out that in the recent corn referen dum the soil bank base acreage program was favored by more than HO per cent of the fanners voting Large Majority In spite of this large majority the program lost Shuman said and the minority prevailed and reestablished the discredited corn acreage allotment pro Our voting delegates at the in the not be RAINMAKING BILL WASHINGTON UP Sen Francis Case RSD introduced a bill Monday to authorize a five year experimental program in rainmaking by the Air Force SAME DATE1956U Shuman said agreed that years of experience with the allotment program demonstrated its inade quacy to meet the increasingly serious problem facing pzoducers of corn other feed grains and livestock farmers The voting delegates directed the board of directors of the fed eration to develop and seek en actment of legislation providing for the type of corn program fav ored by the large majority of farmers affected Directors to meet Our directors will meet Jan 15 to study ways and means of carrying out the mandate and see that corn farmers have the kind of a program they want in time for this years Shuman listed six requirements at Garner which he considers necessary for a good future in farming The first requirement is free dom to change Shuman said A iccond fundamental of a success ul agriculture is a free mar vet for farm products The third essential he said is opportunity to accumulate cap tal and to own A good educational system and he extension of competitive pric ing into all areas of economic ac tivity are the fourth and fifth es icntials for agriculture he de clared The sixth fundamental Shuman described as an ag ressive and broad program to markets SHUMAN AT BARBECUEAmerican Farm Bureau Federation president Charles ares bhurnan center was the speaker Monday night at a Farm Bureau membership fended by persons at Garner Seated with him at the barbecue at men 10 hindquarters of beef were served are left to right Kenneth Olson Gar Cunty Farm Bureau president and Tory Nodland Kamuvha coun ty voting delegate and past county president
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