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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 18, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE LJ ir H I NIWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I 0 W A N S K I I G H B 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Press Full Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY OWA FRIDAY JANUARY 18 1957 f The World Around Us Vietnam Is Ngo Diems One Love Number 53 By W EARL HALL QAIGON has been only one love Ngo Dinh Diems life Thats Vietnam Hes the first president of this little southeastern Asia republic which came into exist ence in 1954 in the division of North and South Vietnam a la North and South I Korea Hes a 56 year old bachelor Diem its pronounced I Ziem for some W Earl Hall strange reason might be known as the mighty Hed have to stretch to reach the five footfive mark But his theyre legion have reserved for him a more complimentary sobriquet Fath er of Free Deeply Religious Bao Dai last of the French pup pet emperors gave Diem his first appointment as president He was brought back from voluntary ex ile in the United States where a Catholic retreat in New Jersey was his principal place oFTesi dence and contemplation Hes deeply religious Diem had made himself unpop ular with the French down through the years by his unswerv ing insistence that colonialism is of the dead past This same con viction won for him the undying hatred of the Communists He wanted no overlords for Vietnam be they French or Communists allied with Russia or China Not until he had assurance of unrestricted freedom from Bao Dai and those for whom Bao was a stooge would he consent to leave his American haven And the reason for this insistence be came evident as soon as he re turned to his beloved Vietnam Title Changed The French already bedeviled by Communists to the north agreed reluctantly to change the title of their governorgeneral to high commissioner Diem coun tered by designating his repre sentative to Paris Minister Plenipotentiary of the Sovereign State of Vietnam and HIGH COM MISSIONER Saigon is the seat of two tradi tional palaces Both go back al most to the 1860s when the French moved in and placed their flag over a wide expanse of South eastern Asia later to be known as Indochina One of these the larger one for the GovernorGeneral appointed by Paris The other was for a lesser authority When Diem took over as Presi dent in 1954 he found the princi pal palace occupied by the Frenchappointed governor That left only the Petit Palace for him It wasnt a healthy situation in Diems opinion He decided to do something about it Message in Mail One fine morning the governor general awoke to find a message in his mail It bore the presiden tial imprint The burden of it was that the palace occupied by him should be vacated by a given hour of a given day It was Today its home for President Ngo Dinh Diem A younger broth er serves as his most trusted ad viser and the wife of that brother is about as delectable a First Lady as youll find anywhere in the world around us When Diem took over there were not many to sing his praises True he was rated as a true pa triot in the Syngman Rhee or Sukarno manner But it was a common view that he just wasnt heavy enough to cope with the Reds pushing in from the North Gen Lawton Lightning Joe Col lins our own first ambassadorial representative to the new repub lic took a dim view of him But Diem has confounded his critics He has proved himself a courageous and effective leader His place in 20th century history is not going to be measured by his five footfive stature This Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection Ono Liquor Bill Not Most Loveless States IOWAS NEW OFFICIAL PARTY Democrat Gov and Mrs Herschel Loveless Ottumwa and Re publican Lt Gov and Mrs William H Nicholas Mason Uty pose as they prepare to meet guests at the in A BIG NIGHT FOR DEMOCRATS AP Wirephoto augural reception Its the first time since 1890 that Iowa has had a Democratic governor and a Republican 11 illTITtVI rt lieutenant governor at Inaugural Dance ROM OUR FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DES MOINES Iowa Demo crats had their biggest night to celebrate in 20 years Thursday night at the inaugural ball in hon or of new Gov Herschel C Love less Gov and Mrs Loveless shak ing hands at the rate of seven a minute headed a reception line that stood intact for two hours Estimates for wellwishers going through the line were from 800 to 900 while Capitol police fig ured the overall crowd at more than Persons Injured in Blast Are in Good Condition persons injured in at the Star Roller Rink here Wednesday night were reported in good condition Fri day at St Anns Hospital Argyle Pettit 16 Long Rock and Louis Dallman 20 Britt who were in serious condition Thurs day have improved considerably a spokesman for the hospital said None of the six less seriously in jured have been released but they are all in good condition In all 20 persons were hurt in the blast which was caused by a natural gas leak in a main in front of the building The others were released after treatment Sports Bulletin Ames Myers UCLA line coach Friday was named neak football coach at Iowa College He succeeds An orchestra in the basement Sandra 16 headed the line of the played for dancing until mid night Republicans largely boycotted the inaugural ball Except for state officials who were required to stand in the reception line by long years of tradition the cele bration had a decided Democra tic flavor Not since Nels Kraschel was in augurated in 1937 have the Dem ocrats had a governor in the chief executives seat Gov and Mrs Loveless and their two children Alan 20 and state officials in the grand marcl that started the evening They were followed by Lt Gov and Mrs William H Nicholas Sen Alan Vest president pro tern of the Senate Rep W L Mooty speaker of the House Rep Elmer Vermeer speakei pro tern of the House and theii wives Supreme Court justices othei elected officials and their wives made up the rest of the march Except for Loveless the re ception line was Republican Khrushchev Now Says Stalin Was MODEL COMMUNIST MOSCOW W Communist Party Chief Nikita Khrushchev who called Stalin mass murderer last February now says the late dictator was a model Communist fighter for the working Khrushchev made his latest declaration on Stalin at a recep tion given for Kremlin leaders Thursday night by visiting Red Chinese Premier Chou Enlai As the Chinese plied their guests with Soviet brandy and Chinese wine Khrushchev grabbed a microphone to declare that he is a Communist But some people say you are a Soviet Premier Bulganm mteriected I am a Khrushchev asserted but I dont separ itatimsm and Stalm from communism As a Communist fight m9 for the interest of the working class Stalin was a mode Communist We have criticized he continued we still criticize him and if necessary we will do it again But we do not criticize Stalm as a bad The Loveless children r most of the evening dancing with Jets Circle World in 45 Hours MARCH AIR FORCE BASE Calif iff Three Air Force B52 Strato Fortresses potential car riers of the hydrogen bomb com pleted the first jet bomber not stop roundtheworld flight CST Friday The mammoth planes refuelin in the air made the historic 24 325mile flight in the unofficu time of 45 hours 19 minutes This was less than half the 9 hours 1 minute required by th propellordriven B50 II on the first nonstop globe girdling journey in 1949 The planes took off in titmos secrecy from Castle Air Fore Base near Merced at CST Wednesday It was no until Thursday night that wor spent leaked out that they were head dates in Capitol cafeteria converted to a ballroom Take Oaths There also was exhuberance earlier in the day when Loveless was sworn into office by Iowa Supreme Court Justice William L Bliss Mason City before a packed audience at the State house A few minutes later Nicholas also took his oath from Bliss Loveless took 40 minutes to de liver his inaugural address While Loveless was speaking fromer Gov Leo Hoegh and his wife were speeding to Washing ton by train to attend the in augural of President Eisenhower In his inaugural speech Nicho as said there can be cooperation Between the Republican Legisla ure and the Democratic governor vithout a coalition government ie said hed like to see good eeling between the Legislature and the governors Nicholas Mason City Republi can was given a standing ovation ing in on a roundtheworld flighl Fourth Plane The Air Force said a fourt plane following a previously pre pared plan left the foniiatio over Africa and landed in Englan on Glinting in the warm sun th sweptwing bombers joined up am whistled by in formation over th March Air Force Base air stri crowded with relatives of th crewmen an Air Force band four truckloads of newsmen an airmen on top of hangers The planes tion and led by Maj Gen Archi J Old 50 commander of the 15th Air Force in the first plane touched down within 80 seconds of each other The crews were met by Gen Curtis E LeMay commander in chief of the Stra tegic Air Command who present ed them with a citation Refueled in Air The Air Force in disclosing the flight was being made had saic earlier that it demonstrates the Strategic Air Commands capabili upon receiving the gavel from TV hT T10111 Sen Alan VnW ty to a hydrogen bomb any ap Hommarskjold Given New MidEast Mandate UNITED NATIONS N V W A new mandate for U N Secre General Assembly of len Alan Vest RSac president pro tern Mrs Nicholas also was plauded when introduced by Sen ohn A Walker Called to Order Vest also called to order the in augural joint session of the House and Senate to present a diamond stickpin gift of the legislators to outgoing Lt Fertile Gov Leo Elthon Vest told Elthon We feel you deserve the appellation of states Elthon came to the Senate 24 years was lieutenant governor four years and served as gov ernor following the death of Gov William S Beardsley Nov 21 1954 moments where in the world The Air Force said the bomb ers refueled in the air while trav eling a route that took them over Newfoundland French Morocco Saudi Arabia the coasts of India and Ceylon the Philippine Islands and Guam Off the southern tip of the Ma lay Peninsula a little better than half way the planes made a simu lated bomb drop The jets were refueled enroute by KC97 aerial tankers but the Air Force sairl the number of re fuclings was classified Holds First Wnvphoto a 5year old orangutan at Jungleland Thousand Oaks was fit to be tied when trainers put him on a coinoperated me chanical elephant He was ex cited enough just to get on the machines but when coin was put in the slot and the elephant began to buck and jump he nearly busted his but the expression on his face proves Alcorn Still Has Edge for Halls Post WASHINGTON K Republi cans maneuvering toward the choice of a new national chair man weighed Friday the effects of a telegram which later was branded as H Meade Alcorn Connecti cut national committceman ap peared still to have the inside rack to succeed Leonard W Hall cb 1 but the name of former ien Harry Darby ofKansas was inlered in the speculation by ome who prefer a new chairman rom the West or Midwest Several others also have been nentioncd among them New Vork State GOP Chairman L udson Morhouse and P res den ial Assistant Howard Pyle a ormer governor of Arizona Harold E Stasscn described as false and fraudulent Thursday telegram purportedly sent by im to 40 or 50 GOP National ommitlee members saying the me has come for liberals to ake a But not all those t whom it went are considered n the partys liberal wing With Press DES MOINES UP Gov Herschel C Loveless said Friday he considers reapportionment of the Legislature and governmen tal reorganization more import ant problems than liquorbythe drink Iowas first Democratic gover nor in 20 years made the state ment at his first news conference since being inaugurated Thurs day He said he has no specific idea on reapportionment that J care to He added he does feel one house of the Legislature should be on a population basis and the other on an area but Ill sign anything Liquor Situation Loveless was questioned per sistently about his views on the stale liquor situation Youre trying to make a head line out of lie said There are many important things in this legisla tive program than liquor by He said in his inaugural speech he recommended a joint commit tee study existing liquor laws be cause everyone has been afraid to touch His recommendation on gov ernmental reorganization which would regroup 12 state depart ments into four agencies will be followed up with bills in the Leg slature he said Loveless was asked about re marks in his speech that referred o the State Department of Public Safety which has been involved n controversy for several months Practical Approach He said the practical roach would be for the Legis ature to investigate the Iowa lighway Patrol on the basis of eports about working conditions norale and other matters The investigation might well extend to the Bureau of Criminal In vestigation Loveless said Loveless also said His family started moving into the Executive Mansion Friday morning He hoped the 1956 executive au tomobile used by Hoegh will last out the next two He doesnt plan any change in the office of state comptroller now held by Glenn Sarsfield He will leave Saturday at for Washington D to rAil About The Weather SAME 32 an Irtl put 31 hours death In Mason City Partly cloudy through Saturday Low Friday night 5 to 8 above High Satur day 2022 Iowa Partly cloudy through Sat urday not much change in tem perature low Friday night 5 above northeast and 18 south west Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Sat urday through next Wednesday Normal highs 25 north to 33 south Normal lows 5 above north to 14 south Colder Satur day Warmer the first of the week Colder again by mid week Precipitation will average less than onetenth of an inch occurring as snow flurries dur ing the period Minnesota Partly cloudy warm er GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Friday Maximum Thursday 19 Minimum Thursday night 2 At 8 Friday 5 Precipitation trace of snow u i VC ndvuuy was eiectea prcsstirrm jLhank the legislators for being idenl of the Associated General partv 1 f j ft The telegram urged support ofiUeiul the of Presi Icorn for the post but could cnt His family will jhave had the opposite effect accomPanV him Istirrmsr Comment on Loveless1 HEADS CONTRACTORS DES MOINES UP L W f uii JJV Kehe Wavcrly was elected prcsstirring antagonisms within Ihe st r t A n ii i t Contractors of Iowa Thursday at the close of the annual conven The GOP National Committee al to an AfricanAsian resolution calling on Hammarskjold to re port completion of Israeli with drawal within five days Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge Jr announced support of the 24nation resolution but went a step further He recommended that emergency force units move in at once to fill the breach left by Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and the strategic Sharm El Sheik area com manding the Gulf of Aqaba waterway to southern Israel Lodge emphasized the impor tance the United States places oh Hammarskjolds efforts to obtain Israeli withdrawal He stressed that forces should move in after the to insure main tenance of the ceasefire and to safeguard the 1949 armistice agreement Israel told the Assembly she would pull her troops out of the Gaza Strip and Sharm El Sheikh J But her foreign minister Mrs Golda Meir laid down conditions that some diplomats feared would be difficult to meet A takeover by emergency force units in those vita areas not b she said meets Saturday to start picking its now chairman r LOVELESS NICHOLAS SWORN Iowa Supreme Court Justice William Bliss Mason City swears in Gov Herschel Loveless photo at left anr T t NicholMi Mason ceremonies at the Statehouse in Des Moines Loveless succeeds Leo Hoegrh of Chariton while Nicholas served as lieutenant governor in 195152 replaces Leo Elthon Jerule al address Thursday generally fol lowed party lines Republicans disagreed with many of his pro posals while Democrats called them progressive and forward Lt Gov Gov William Nicholas spoke for most Republicans when he said He Loveless covered a lot of ground Much of it I didnt agree with but such things as a speed limit water rights and re apportionment I Liquor Situation Study Proposed DES MOINES Clark McNeal RBelmond Friday said he will present a resolution to the Legislature to set up a Demo craticallycontrolled committee to study the Iowa liquor situation Im going to introduce such a McNcal said be cause there is an implication that the Democrats might be able to come up with something on that problem and I would fike to see them have that However Sen Jacob Grimstead RLake Mills expressed belief no sizable committee could agree on the liquor issue because it is partly an economic and partly a moral   

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