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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 11, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH toWANi NEIGHBORS VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Full Lease Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 11 1957 This Paper Consists ol 1wo No 104 U N Ponders Next MidEast Moves The World Around Us Kashmir Is Source of Controversy Number 73 EDITORS NOTE This is one of a series of daily reports by our editor on a 40000mile trip by air around the world By W EARL HALL TTARACHI cros currents of Far East a n i Middle East politics bubble am boil in this Moslem buffer stat sloughed off from India when th British pulled out 10 years ago There is open animosity her toward India and the link be tween Pakistan and the remain der of the Mohammedan worlc is a bit on the nebulous side In the three days since I ar rived here the daily newspaper there are about a half dozen have been filled with stories hav ing to do wit the chief sourc of friction be tween Pakistan and Nehru land Thats Kashmir a strategically situated prov ince claimed b both countries Not so open but just as rea W Earl Hall is the rift be tween Pakistan and Nassers Egyptian government Prime Minister H S Suhrawardy make no secret of his low opinion o Egypts strong man Some o his dislike undoubtedly stem from the feeling that Pakistan with its 80 million people shoulc be leader of the Mohammedan world not a little upstart like Egypt Financial Aid Pakistan has been the bene ficiary of much financial aid from our country Some of this has been for a military buildup par of the free worlds defense agains Communism But that isnt the interpretation the Nehru govern ment places on it To the Hindus its a gun pointed at them For the most part the Pakis tanis have been willing to stand up and be counted on our side while India seemed to be neu tral in favor of Moscow But there have been exceptions to this notably the early recogni tion by Pakistan of Red China and an insistence that the Peking government be admitted to the U N Victims of Assassins A name that bulks almost as large here as Gandhis in India is Moham med Ali Jinnah Both were vic tims of an assassin There the re semblance ends Gandhi was a man of peace Jinnah a man of militant zeal for dividing India along religious lines This led to a wholly unnatural Pakistan formerly the Moslem part of Bengal has almost 40 million people crowded into a rice bowl slightly smaller than Iowa West Pakistan is a semiarid land of 310000 square miles which must strain itself to sustain 34 million people To gether they are the size of our Pacific Coast stales California Oregon and Washington East and West Pakistan are 1 000 miles apart Between them is what the people of Pakistan re gard as hostile territory Its as if New Jersey and Iowa were joined to make a nation Good Land Somebody has said Pakistan got all the good land India all the water This is accurate with respect to West Pakistan Until the Indus and its other mountain fed rivers are harnessed for ir rigation wheat and jute its prin cipal products of the soil will have to be raised on a dryfarm ing basis Camels and camelpower are to Pakistan agriculture what bul locks and bullock power are to India Camel carts travel in car avan on at night to escape the summer daytime heat which commonly hits 115 degrees Only the front driver needs to remain awake camels follow the leader Once Pakistan tried to change from left to righthand drive on the highways It failed for an interesting reason The camels couldnt be made to change their lefthand habits AP Wirephoio MAN OF Ross 11 Tujunga Calif has swept into the lead in the TV Money bags Sweepstakes An expert on the stock market Ross won the top money on the challenge Sunday night He earlier had won on an other TV contest Charles Van Doren Columbia English in structor still going strong on another giveaway is in second place with in winnings Future Policy of US Reds Not Decided NEW YORK The Ameri can Communist party Monday worked in convention on future policy questions after rejecting proposals that it reorganize into a nonparty political action group The final form of the policy res olution is expected to determine whether the party will continue to follow the Moscow Marxist Leninist line or adopt a more in dependent American road to so cialism President to Hold Talks With Both Mollet Macmillan THOMASVILLE Ga UP The White House Mon day announced plans for President Eisenhower to hold separate meetings in February and March with the pre mier of France and the prime minister of Great Britain The President will meet French Premier Guy Mollet in Wash ington Feb 2627 His conference with the new British prime minister Ha role Macmillan will be held in muda March 2124 The The convention first since 1950 after two hours of discussion Sunday that the party should its present orm Even proponents of the action association idea went along with the majority but they obtained agreement that the association orm be left open to further study The convention also approved an amendment to the draft reso ution It said Predominant Wall street forces whose policies are reflected in the Eisenhower of the GOP and most of the Dem ocratic leadership favor a con inuation of the main features of he cold war but that this does lot exclude negotiating some par ial steps to disarmament While the convention was tak ing this action Hungarian pick ets marched for an hour outside he Chateau Gardens on the ower East Side where the con ention is being held Some of he pickets threw eggs that plashed against the front doors f the hall Up to 5 Inches of Snow Reported in Eastern Iowa Skies cleared over much of owa Monday after fog sleet ain and snow moved eastward cross the state on Sunday Up to 5 inches of wet heavy now fell in parts of eastern Iowa Temperatures advanced rapidly n western Iowa Sunday afternoon fter the storm moved but of that rea Afternoon temperatures anged from 35 at Waterloo and 0 at Mason City to 50 at Council Huffs The clearing skies allowed the mercury to drop to 22 degrees at Sioux City and Council Bluffs Sunday night Low readings ranged up to 31 at Davenport Mason City had 29 Eisenhower Macmillan meeting has long been forecast but not confirmed officially unti Monday Macmillan early last month was selected to succeed Sir An thony Eden who resigned for reasons of health at a time when his leadership was under shar critical fire for his handling of the Middle East crisis French Policy Mollet has wanted to visit the United States for some time particularly to discuss the Suez Canal and French policy in North Africa White House Press Secretary James C Hagerty said origina plans for the two meetings were mutual in both cases This was in reply to a question on whether Macmillan had asked to see the President Hagerty said the Bermuda site for the Macmillan conference was picked at the suggestion of the chief executive who con ferred there in December 1953 with Sir Winston Churchill then the British prime minister anc Joseph Laniel then the French premier Atomic Plan It was immediately after the 1953 meeting in Bermuda tha the President went before the United Nations with his atoms for peace plan Responding to a question Hag erty said suggestions that such a meeting be held came from both the President and Macmil lan The press secretary added that also was so regarding the forth coming EisenhowerMollet meet ing Eisenhower is spending a golf and hunting vacation here on the south Georgia estate of Treasury Secretary George M Humphrey MACMILLAN MOLLET Chris Reese 75 Dies at Algona Reese 75 for mer state official and senator Iowa newspaper man and band director died here Saturday of Bridegroom Dies in Showerroom Tumble DETROIT WVInstead of a gay auici talus navel in ceilu T J the dusty highways often Nva i prepared Monday to bury her husband Arthur 47 He slipped while taking a shower on their wedding night and was fatally in jured Mrs Niva said the bride groom fell twice Sunday while taking a shower in a hotel room where they had gone following the wedding reception Saturday afternoon He collapsed and was dead on arrival at a hospital cancer Services were held Monday in St Cecelias Catholic Church here Born in Denmark Reese came to this country with his parents in 1891 and the family settled in Storm Lake He is survived by his wife four sons and a daughter four broth ers and two sisters Small Perish in Mcmawa Fire 3 Other Members of Family Burned COUNCIL BLUFFS heat prevented rescue of twc small girls who died in a fire which swept their small home a Lake Manawa here Sunday anc injured three other members o the family Dead were Twila Jean Bau com 8 and Rita Baucom 10 daughters of Mr and Mrs Ceci Baucom The mother 39 suffered burn on the face arm and leg and wa reported in fair condition He son LeRoy 18 received face arm and hand burns and wa listed in good condition Ban com was treated or minor arm and hand burns Others Escape Two other Baucom children Jerry 14 and Ronald 17 es caped injury Asst Fire Chief Figgins said a fivegallon kerosene can ex ploded as Mrs Baucom was try ing to start a fire with wood in the cook stove Flaming kero ene sprayed the kitchen making it a mass of flames Witnesses said the heat was so ntense they were unable to enter he house to rescue the girls both of wbom were badly burned Interior Gutted Firemen found Twila still in her bunk where she had been sleeping a few feet from a win dow Rita was found on the floor near a heating stove The interior of the home vhich had only two rooms anc closedin porch was almost completely burned out The Baucom family had lived here about five years He is em ployed by an Omaha meat pack ng firm London Minn Man Is Victim of Crash CLINTON JPi Leonard Leo Bietien 31 London Minn truck driver was killed early Monday vhen his loaded grain truck ran off US 30 about six miles west f Clinton Sheriffs deputies said Blerlen apparently dozed at the vheel The truck owned by the Grain Co Grand Meadow Minn was demolished SAME Producer Mike Todd riffht sits bv his bride actress BACK TO HOSPITAL beth Taylor as an ambulance takes her fromthe airport to a New York hosoiril HiJv 1 fmnnt t injury The surgeiy for a crushed T disk last December She and Todd recently were married in Mexico City Ike Reportedly Backs Brownell for SUPREME COURT POST New York Herald Tribune News Special to the GlobeGazette WASHINGTON Attorney General Herbert Brownell Jr is reported to be President Eisenhowers No 1 choice to succeed Associate Justice Stanley F Reed when the latter retires from the Supreme Court Feb 25 A source close to the White House said right now all the signs are that Brownell has the inside track but no final decision has been made Another strong contender with support in White House circles it M aj Parr Tuttle Republican of Atlanta on the United Stater 5th Circuit Court Some Ohioans notably former Sen George Bender a Republi can are putting forward the name of Sen John Bricker fROhio However Sen Bricker is rated far below Brownell and Judge Tuttle according to informed sources George Liberace Slugged Robbed by Chicago Thugs CHICAGO George Liberace was slugged and robbed early Monday while returning to a near North Side lotel from the night club where le is appearing with his pianisl brother The 43yearold musician vvai taken to a hospital where 16 stitches were required to close hree deep lacerations on the ack of his head The robbers took his violin vhich is insured for in cash and a dimond studded ring shaped like a violin and alued at Liberace said He told police two Negroes umped from behind a parked a r and attacked him as he valked toward his hotel One of he men shouted Give me your money or weli kill you Libe ace said The violinist said he struck one f the men who then began beat ng him on the head A passing notorist gave chase when his as ailants drove off in an auto Lib r a c e said but lost sight of hem NEW INCIDENT ALGIERS UP bombs xpJoded in two packed football ladiums and a movie house Sun ay killing at least 14 persons ive Moslems were torn to pieces y an angry mob at one of the tadiums About The Weather Mason City Partly c 1 o u d j through Tuesday Little warmei Monday night low 2932 Coolei Tuesday high 3540 Iowa Partly cioudy througl Tuesday Warmer Monday Colder west Tuesday Low Mon day night 3240 FiveDay owa Temperatures will average 8 to 14 degrees above normal Monday nigh through Saturday Normal highs 31 north to 40 south Norma lows 11 north to 19 south No important temperature changes are expected during the period and little or no precipitation is indicated Minnesota Cloudy warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum Sunday Minimum Sunday night At 8 am Monday Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum GIobeGaxette weather data tip to 8 am Sunday Maximum Saturday 41 Minimum Saturday night 29 40 29 29 snow 32 18 PAPERS BREAK SILENCE Britons Finally Hear of Rift LONDON British pub lic finally learned at breakfast Monday about worldwide ru mors of a rift between Queen Elizabeth II and her husband the Duke of Edinburgh Breaking a threeday silence morning newspapers published the reports coupled with an of ficial denial by a Buckingham Palace spokesman C m d r Richard ColviHe The papers referred to the re port of royal matrimonial trou bles as a silly rumor and baseless speculation The afternoon papers ignored the reports entirely devoting their front pages to a local mur der the Middle East situation or the latest exploits of Ameri cas TV quiz winners The Queen Princess Margar et and Queen Mother Elizabeth were expected back in London sometime Monday after a short stay at Windsor The Duke is at Gibraltar fin ishing a fourmonth roundthe world trip He will be reunited with the Queen in Lisbon Sat urday two days before they be gin a state visit to Portugal There was little immediate reaction from the general pub lic to the report of the royal rift However it was avidly read in countless homes by ear ly morning commuters Nonsense said one man in a crowded train compartment Others just laughed The Laborite Daily Herald published the rift story under a fivecolumn banner which said that the Palace Rumors Are Untrue It enjoined the Duke Fly home Philip Lawler Farmer Killed Instantly in Truck Crash NEW P Ma hcr 49 farmer near Lawler was killed instantly Saturday night when the pickup truck in which he and his soninlaw William Dowd Jr a Cedar Rapids fire man were riding struck a bridge abutment on a gravel road near Jcrico Mahers body was thrown clear of the truck according to Chick asaw County Sheriff Galen Folk erts Folkerts said Dowd 28 was found wandering in a daze near a farm home about a quar ter of a mile from the scene of the accident Sunday he was listed as being in fair condition at a New Hampton hospital The two men were returning home from Jerico at pm when the accident occurred It was the first traffic fatality in 2 New Bills Are Aimed at Drunk Drivers Senate Votes Down Cigarette Vendors DES MOINES A motoris suspected of driving while intoxi cated would be subject to manda tory tests of body substances un der a bill introduced in the House Monday The measure calls for examina tions which include blood breath and saliva tests Sponsors are Reps Clarence P Christophel RWaverly and nine others Anyone refusing to submit to the tests would be subject to oneyear suspension of his drivers license Also if the driver refused to take the tests that fact would be used in court against him Deadlock on Gaza Remains Hammarskjold Gives Report FROM OUR WIHE SERVICES UNITED NATIONS reiaryGeneral Dag Hammar jskjold Monday asked the United Nations Genera Assembly for new instructions in dealing with the IsraeliEgyptian deadlock in the Middle East He informed the assembly in new report that Egypt has re affirmed its intent to observe fully the provisions of the 1949 armistice agreement which out laws hostile or warlike acts by either Egyptian or Israeli forces He pointed out that the assem bly could recommend collectiva measures the sanctions de manded by the Arab but that such a recommendation would not be compulsory upon UN members Hammarskjold warned how ever that iuvoking sanctions against Israel while supporting efforts to achieve peaceful solu tions may perhaps on the other hand be introducing new ele ments of conflict Demands Repeated Hammarskjold in his 2500 word report justified on grounds of law and logic his refusal to seek from Egypt a specific guar antee on nonbelligerency as de manded by Israel before Israel agrees to evacuate its forces from all Egyptian territory Israeli Ambassador Abba S Physical Sens Robert Rigler RNew Hampton and William Harbor RHenderson introduced a bill which would punish refusal by a motorist to submit to physical tests to determine intoxication Black Plawk Countys two mem bers of the House introduced the third legislative reapportionment proposal to be made to the House this session Five reapportionment proposals have been given the Senate for its consideration Per Counfy Sponsors of the latest measure are Reps Leslie Santce RCedar Falls and Bernard Balch RWa terloo The SanteeBalch plan pro poses one state representative per county with an additional mem ber for each 26485 in population 3n the present population basis this would result in a House of 131 members present 108 compared to the The Senate would continue with 50 members However they would je allocated one to each two ad joining counties except that Kos Eban filed a note with Hammars kjold Sunday repeating his coun trys demand for guarantees that freedom of navigation for Is raeli shipping wiU be respected in ihe Gulf of Aqaba and in the Suez Canal Meeting Set The 27 nation AsianAfrican bloc which is considering a de mand for economic military and financial restrictions against Is rael called a meeting for Monday afternoon The Assembly will meet either Tuesday or Wednesday to take up Hammarskjolds report The secretary generals discus sion on collective the charter term for sanctions and other punitive mainly with the legal aspects He pointed out that such ac ions normally would come under the Security Council which has he power to take decisions bind ng upon all UN members The council however dropped the Middle East problem after Brif sh and French vetoes last fall blocked its efforts to act Hammarskjoid said that in iome cases Assembly action al hough only in the form of rec ommendations might be useful in emphasizing certain principles of he charter and might thus be ac cepted as an obligation He then suggested that the As sembly also must consider tha possible effect any such action might have in complicating ef orts to achieve peaceful solu ions ulh County would have a senator A Washington dispatch said ad of its own The Senate meanwhile killed a the way to kill a silly rumor Il957 in Chickasaw County bill which would authorize the ise of cigarette vending ma chines but refused to bury it Oppose Bill Sen X T Prentis RMount Ayr in arguing against the bill umped liquor by the drink and smoke by the pack together He said the measure would enable youngsters to get all of the ciga rettes they want Sen W H Tate RMason sponsor of the bill said there is no question of morals because kids can get all the igarettes they want now Tate aid it would merely put Iowa in step with the other 47 states The measure failed by a 2324 margin Sen J Kendall Lynes RPlainfield then introduced a motion which would have cut off the Senates chance to reconsider the vote That motion failed 2221 and that meant the senate can act again on It later ministration officials felt that failure of the Israelis to withdraw soon would increase dangerous ly the risk of a new Middle East war HOPE TO END STRIKE NEW YORK Wi Efforts to settle the 11dayold harbor craft strike resume Monday with the aid of federal and city mediators after a weekend recess Thornton May Get Petersons Post NEW YORK New York Times said Monday that Daa Thornton former Republican gov ernor of Colorado is expected to replace Val Peterson former GOP governor of Nebraska ai civiJ defense administrator this spring Radio Commentary Carried on Page 2 One Mans Opinion Earl Halts 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 series of articles about his world trip
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