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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 19, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPIR THAT ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIU Associated Press and United Piess Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 19 1957 This Paper Consists Two One No lit Permanent Patrolling of Gaza Sought The World Around Us Oil Pipeline Is Europes Lifeline Number 80 EDITORS NOTE This is one of a series of daily reports by our editor on a trip by air around the world By W EARL HALL QJIDON Lebanon A 31inch pipe which stretches from this ancient Phoenician port city at the eastern end of the Mediter ranean to Dhahran miles away in oilrich Saudi Arabia is literally a lifeline these days for the economy of western Europe I spent sever al hours this a f t e rnoon at this end of the operation Two tankers of Ital i a n registry were being filled via an in W Earl Hall genious under water system of pipes and hoses and another half dozen craft were standing by for their ap pointed turns My host and guide was Paul Cole once a passenger liner skipper for the Dollar lines with headquarters in his native Cali fornia Golden Gate area For the past half dozen years he has been associated with the famous Aramco ArabianAmerican Co as director of loading operations New Significance The task has taken on a significance in recent months oi course with the closing of the Suez and a wrecking of the pumping stations on the seconc great pipeline in this part of the world one which used to bring Iraqs crude oil to the nearby Tripoli port in Syria not North This rival pipeline was put out of commission by the Syrian army as part of the campaign against Britain and France Its no secret that Aramco has been dependent for its continued oper ations on the blessing of this same Arab world Guarding a thousandmile long pipeline would be an impossible task obviously A single well placed blast coulc end all operations at any time Chief Beneficiaries A first requirement laid down by Saudi Arabia is that none o the precious crude oil shall go to France or Britain and tha none of it shail be transported in French or British bottoms And that means NONE Italy Spain the Lowland Countries anc Scandinavia have been the chie beneficiaries of this policy with all large tankers in us for the run around South Africa it has been necessary to tak many discarded vessels out o the mothballs and graveyards fo use in this pipeline service Som of them are a long way from sea worthy Thats just one of Cap tain Coles worries these days Four Companies Aramco is made up of fou major American oil companie Standard of California Standard of New Jersey wit 30 per cent each and Socony Vacuum with 10 per Th 350 million barrels being sucke out of Saudi Arabia by this tap line each day constitute about third of the companys curren total take from this part of th The remainder of course has to be shipped around th tip of Africa In constructing the sizable por installation here workers un earthed the remains of some an cient monuments and temples o the Sidon civilization whic flourished long before Christian ity was added to the worlds re ligions Christ on perhaps Hi one longest travel once visite this The modern Sidon i self three miles to the north ha the appearance of being a quit modern city of about Sidon called Saida by th Arabs is overshadowed b Beirut with a population appro imating a halfmillion The dis tance between them is so shor that on a clear day from a fourt floor apartment overlookin Beiruts famous Pigeon Rocks I can see Aramcos huge rcsei voir tanks glistening in the su some 20 miles to the south alon blue Mediterranean Enid Robinson Backed for Ambassadors Post AP Wirephoto MEETS EQUAL Charles Van Doren who won Monday night to boost his TV show winnings to 000 chats with Vivienne Hearing a New York lawyer who matched him pointforpoint in the second half of the program Columbia University instructor Van Dor en picked up the earlier by defeating veteran magazine editor Kenneth Gould House Passes Measure to Legalize the Use of Cigarette Vendors DES MOINES OP A bill to legalize the sale of cigarettes from ending machines in Iowa passed in the House Tuesday 6341 after a lengthy debate The bill sent to the Senate was considerably different from one killed by that body by one vote and then revived The debate concerned the question of whether it would be easier or youths to obtain cigarettes illegally from the machine than in some other way One contention was that merchants would be better able to de ermine the age of a cigarette purchaser than would Opponents of that argument swered that the machines would ieout in the open would be su pervised and it would be harder or youths to get cigarettes than t is now The House bill would permit the sale of cigarettes from vending machines by retailers already li censed to sell cigarettes In that espect the measure is the same as the one new pending in the Senate However the House bill pro vides that the machines can be used only in places not frequented minors and where the ma chines would be under adult ob servations License Fee The operator of a machine would have to obtain a permit at a cost of at least There also would be a license fee of a year going to the state and a fee of for each machine oper ated and this money would go to the municipality or the county Bills to create a million dollar college student loan fund and to increase the maximum allowable small loan from to S600 were among the new bills introduced in the House Rep Donald Kimball RFay a first term House mem ber introduced the student loan measure The fund would be ad ministered by the State Depart ment of Public Instruction It would make loans available to students enrolling n private col leges or universities in Iowa who graduate from high school with a scholastic average in the upper half of the class Limit Loans would be limited to S500 a machine Admits Action on Highway BillSpeeded1 DES MOINES J T Dykhouse RRock Rapids con firmed Tuesday his Senate High way Committee may have speeded action a bit on a high way bill under fire from North ern Iowa counties The committee recommended passage of a bill to require coun ty highway departments to sub mit a budget to the Iowa High way Commission each year The House has passed it New Plan for Suez Advanced LONDON announced Tuesday a majority of countries using the Suez Canal have agreed on an interim plan for operat ing the waterway from the time it is cleared until a full international agreement is drawn up The plan will soon be placed be fore Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold for presentation to Egypt the Foreign Office said The United States joined a large number of other nations in pre paring the agreement The Soviet Union was not included Proposals Secret There has been no advance in dication Egypt would accept the secret proposals The 18nation Suez Canal Users Assn was not involved in the plan worked out in secret negotiations at the United Nations and in Washington and London Britain took the initiative in making the proposals The plan is understood to call for a 5050 split of canal tolls The payments would go to the World Bank account with half to be credited to Egypt and half to be retained by the bank until its dis position is determined by a final settlement 1885 Convention The interim agreement also 3s reported to call for operation oi the canal in accordance with the 1885 Constantinople Convention which said the waterway should be open in times of peace and war to ships of all nations The agreement in effect by passes SCUA which was set up 18 user nations at the initiative of U S Secretary of State Dulles a the second Suez conference in London Its main purpose was to form canal users into a perma nent organization to negotiate with President Nasser of Egypt Called Vicious It was attacked at a recent meeting of the Iowa County Offi cers Assn at Mason City as vi cious legislation which would deprive rights county officers of their Dykhouse said the county fight against the bill was probably in the back of all the committee members minds when they ap proved the bill unanimously at a Committee Asks Hike in Veterans Disability Pay FROM OUB WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON The Hous Veterans Committee T u e s d a unanimously approved highe benefit payments for disabled vet special meeting last Thursday He said the meeting was not called especially to handle the measure but rather to deal with a handful of bills the commit tee wants to get rolling before a midsession recess about March 1 Attacked Again However the meeting did come up only a of county erans It voted without dissent to in crease by more than 25 per cen payments to totally disabled vet erans and to hike payments b 10 per cent for other veteran with serviceconnected disafaih ties The new measure would rais from to a month pay menls made to veterans with 10 per cent disabilities received i service It would increase pay ments for partial disabilities b to per month dependin on the degree of disability The committee also vote against dipping into National Ser ice Life Insurance reserves as new source of money for veter ans housing Chairman Teague DTex of the House group said complexi ties arising from a proposal to ENID ROBINSON lngridf Dean Top Oscar Nominations HOLLYWOOD Ingrid Bergman Hollywoods most fa mous exile and James Dean only person ever nominated twice in death were rated Tues day as the actress and actor to beat in the movies annual race for Oscars And the movie Giant took a favored spot in the best film category as the smoke cleared from Monday nights announce ment of the 29th annual Acad emy Award nominations Absent 8 Years Miss Bergman absent eight years from the town where she gained her greatest fame will have stiff competition in the top actress division from the follow ing Carroll Baker of the contro versial Baby Doll Katharine Hepburn for The Rainmaker Nancy Kelly for The Bad Seed and Deborah Kerr for The King and Miss Bergman was nominated for her sensitive portrayal of the Russian princess in Anas First Adult Role Dean nominated last year for the brooding adolescent of East of got it this year for his first role as an that of the millionaire oil wild catter in He likewise will have excep tionally stiff opposition in Yul Brynner King and I Kirk Douglas Lust for Life Rock Hudson Giant and Sir Lau rence Olivier Richard Others in the best movie cate an Oscar win means millions more at the box Around the World in 80 Friendly Per suasion The King and I and Cecil B DeMilles The Ten Envoy to Norway Has Resigned HAMPTON Enid Robinson Hampton is being considered for the position of Ambassador to Norway Her nanie has been put in the hopper in Washington by Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper the GlobeGazette learned Tues day L Corrin Strong the present ambassador has submitted his resignation and it has been ac cepted by President Eisenhower Active in Politics Mrs Robinson the wife of W L Robinson has been active in Republican politics in Iowa for many years and is serving as the vice chairman of the Republican State Central Committee She is the committeewoman from the 3rd Congressional District Born on a farm near Thor Mrs Robinson attended public schools at Forest City and was graduated from high school and Waldorf Junior College there She received a B A degree from St Olaf Col lege Northfieid Minn Formerly Was Teacher For five years before her mar AP Wlrcphuto ACTRESS Toren 31 beautiful Swedish actress died Tuesday in Stockholm of a rare brain disease which sent her to the hospital less than 48 hours ago The actress had been unconscious since she w a s brought to the hospital Sunday night after performing in a stage play Her doctor said she was suffering from subarach noid hemorrhage a disease he said can strike persons of all ages without School Bond Issue OKd at Klemme riage she was a teacher of Latin English and speech The Robin sons have two children Jo Ella 17 and William III 14 Mrs Rob inson is an active member of the American of University Women PEO and the Hampton Womans Club She also is a past chairman of the Franklin County Girls 4H Committee Mrs Robinson journeyed to bond is sue for an addition to the present Klemme school building and pur chase of additional land was ap proved 536 to 148 at an election Monday The vote carried by 78 per cent The addition will include a complete elementary school with 10 classrooms kindergarten mul ipurpose room kitchen storage 3oiler room office teachers room and storeroom vocational agriculture shop and music room Also included will be a re President Calls for Confab Want to Avoid Sanctions WASHINGTON Mans field DMont said Tuesday tha United States should take the lead in seeking to place a United Nations emergency force on guard over Gaza Strip and the Gulf of Aqaba Mansfield spoke out in an inter view as efforts continued in Washington the U N and Jeru salem to find some means of per suading Israel to withdraw her troops from those areas Israel has tried vainly to get some form of advance guarantee against Egyptian attacks before pulling out her troops President Eisenhower cut short a Georgia vacation to fly back to Washington Tuesday and sum moned congressional leaders to a Wednesday morning conference at the White House on possible new moves to end the deadlock He arranged to confer late Tues day with Secretary of State Dulles Dulles was reported encou raged by an indicated easing of pressure for U N economic sanctions against Israel New Consultations Dulles ordered consultations Washington in April 1955 where she was a guest at party for President a breakfast Eisenhower The occasion was a meeting of 20 top women officials in govern ment women business executives and women party over the nation leaders from The Weather Mason City Clear to partly cloudy through Wednesday Low Tuesday night zero to 5 above High Wednesday in lower 20s Iowa Partly cloudy continued cold Tuesday night and Wed nesday Low Tuesday night 07 above north 815 south Minnesota Mostly fair con tinued cold Tuesday night and Wednesday Low Tuesday night from 20 below north to zero ex treme south High Wednesday near zero north to 1015 south pair program for the present building The stucco and brick will be completely removed and replaced with n e w fourinch brick The school architects have esti mated that the addition will cost Repair to the present grade and high school building has been estimated at Architects fees are approximate ly Two acres of land will be bought on which to build al a cost of Eden Suffers Attacks of Fever on Voyage LONDON Press Assn said Tuesday former Prime Min G lobeGazette weather to 8 Tuesday Maximum Monday 25 Minimum Monday niyiil j At 8 Tuesday 4 ister Sir Anthony Eden has suf fered two attacks of fever on his sea voyage to New Zealand Ar rangements have been made for Sir Anthony to receive medical attention when he arrives in Auckland on Feb the Press Assn said data up Eden 59 and his wife sailed for ia holiday in New Zealand on Jan 18 less than two weeks after lie resigned of as prime il health minister be day after a gatheringmse SI billion of GI insurance re authorities at Cedar per year or for the four year college term The debt would be cancelled if the student became employed in Iowa upon graduation and remained in this state for four years The small loan bill was spon sored by Rep Jack Milroy R Vinton and three others It would make the interest cent per month on rate the per unpaid principal balance over S300 The bill would continue the present interest rates of three per cent per month on unpaid balances under and two per cent on unpaid balances from to j Rapids at which the bill was at tacked again Reports circulated in the State house bylawmakers who refused to be identified said has been raised to fight the bill and attempts were made at the Cedar Rapids meeting to raise more Eighteen North Iowa counties agreed earlier this month to pitch each into a fund to buy lobby ing services to oppose the bill LANALEX SEPARATE HOLLYWOOD Turner and her husband Lex Barker separated Tuesday after years of marriage serves created so many questions that the proposal was shelved at least for the time being SAME Farmer Gets Permit to Sue New York State ALBANY N Y assembly Monday night approved a bill giving a Catskill farmer permission to sue the state be cause his outhouse was separated from the rest of his properly by the state Assemblyman Wilson C Duzer said Mat thias A Murray now has to travel four miles and pay a toll to reach his privy McKELLAR ILL MEMPHIS Tenn K D McKellar 88 onetime dean of the U S Senate was in seri ous condition at Methodist Hos pital Tuesday after surgery to re move duodenal ulcers AP Wirepholo NEW ARRIVALS FROM CHINA These little refugees from behind the Bam boo Curtain get their first look at freedom after arrival at San Francisco Hiig ging her large doll tightly left is Irene Wong 6 who escaped from Shanghai with her parents and onroute to join her grandmother in Washington At right are Paula Machado 1 and her brother Michael 7 who will live in San Francisco Monday among his aides and tha ministers of the British French and Canadian embassies It was understood they produced no new ideas but went over existing pro posals in various combinations Mansfield said that as an alter native to possible United Nations sanctions against Israel he be lieves the United States could win the necessary support to in terpose the existing U N Emer gency Force between possible belligerents We should take the lead in see ing to it that the emergency force is kept in the Gaza and Gulf of Aqaba he said As a sec ond step we should take the lead in creating a permanent po lice force to patrol this and other troubled Punitive Action Mansfield said he follows the lead of Sen Knowland of Cali fornia the Senate Republican leader who has demanded that sanctions be applied to Russia Egypt and India for ignoring resolutions if any punitive action is taken against Israel Ambassador Edward B Lawson conferred Monday at Jer usalem with Israeli Prime Min ister David BenGurion A For eign Ministry spokesman said aft erwards BenGurion raised sev eral points for a new The United States meanwhile averted a possible showdown in the General Assembly Tues day on the sanctions issue An Assembly meeting originally scheduled for Monday and put off until Tuesday was postponed again to Thursday at the request of the United States Doesnt Believe Use of Gulf by U S Is Issue WASHINGTON Wl Secretary of State Dulles said Tuesday ha Idoes not think anyone will contest the right of American ships to go through the Gulf of Aqaba and declared Israeli ships also have I a right to innocent passage I The secretarys news confer statement was in effect a renewal o his contention the gulf must be fully recognized as an international waterway Dulles was asked whether the United States would if necessary shoot its way through the gulf which Egyptian gun emplace ments controlled until Israeli forces seized the gun sites last fall lie replied that was a contin gency he did not anticipate and accordingly he did not want to forecast Egypt blockaded the entrance to the gulf for six years by gun emplacements at S h a r m El Sheikh Israel having captured these positions has refused to pull out of them without concreut American guarantees that Egypt not reimpose the blockade   

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