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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 23, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT TH I N EWSP A THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH NEIGHBORS E VOL LXIM Aisociated Press and United Press PtOl Wires Sevea Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA FEBRUARY 23 1957 This Paper Consists of Two Israeli Premier in New Note to The World Around Us Retracing Christs Last Steps Number 84 EDITORS is of a series of daily reports fay our editor on a trip by air around the world How people live and how they feel toward America are more em phasized by Mr Hall than scenic features By W EARL HALL JERUSALEM least J a dozen times today Ive walked where the Master walked 19 centuries ago Mount of Ol ives Garden of Gethsemane the site of Solomons Temple the Praetorium where He was tried before Pontius Pilate Via Dolo roso where He bore His own cross and finally Calvary where He was crucified died and rose again Great as the impact has been I found myself wishing more than once that I had made myself a more profound s t u dent of the Bi ble From time to time I called to mind some of my friends for whom the e x perience would be even W EARL HALL more meaning ful than it was to me The climax of my two days in the Arabheld section of the Holy Land undoubtedly came in my last hours here when in the heart of the Holy Sepulchre atop Mt Calvary I stood at what purports to be the exact spot of the Cru cifixion and contemplated the vast significance that event in our civilization Replica of Crypt In the same sacred precincts of what was the garden and burying ground of a friend and follower of Christ Joseph of Ari mathea is a replica of the crypt in which Christ was laid and a representation of the stones rolled away by the angels On the Mount of Olives I had stood on the spot in the Chapel of the Ascension from whence 40 days after His resurrection He took final leave of His disciples I visited the Patre Noster Church on that 200foot eminence where He gave to those same disciples otir Lords Prayer In the Garden of Gethsemane the approximate place where Judas bestowed upon his Lord the Kiss of Death was pointed out to me The Garden with its All Nations church is still a place of some beauty as compared with its surroundings but the Mount has undoubtedly lost some of its original impressiveness by being denuded of its olive 14 Stations At the quarters of Pilate known as the Praetoriuin where Christ stood trial and received sentence by his accusers I stood on stones which almost certainly were trod upon by the Master during His inquisition On the trip up the winding Via Dolorosa Path of Sorrows I paused at the various marked stations there are 14 in Early in the day as we stood before the great stone in the Borne of the Rock from which Mohammed in the seventh cen tury was supposed to have made his ascent into heaven my Arab Christian guide made what seemed to me to be a profound observation He said Mohammed believed he must conquer by force Christ by love Armed Soldiers That observation kept coming back to me as I traced the Mas ters steps It came back to me even after that inspiring exper ience had been brought to a close We stepped out of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and turned into the ancient Street of David High above us on what is known as The Tower of Arab soldiers behind sandbags and with guns slung across their shoulders stood guard over the No Mans Land which separates Arabheld Jerusalem from Jewish held Jerusalem Here was proof all too convinc ing that the Gospel of Love preached by our Master has fal len on deaf ears AP Wirephoto OH MY Jenett 2 Newark who gulped down 96 thyroid pills at home only to have them extracted speedily via a stomach pump gets a drink of water from his father Doctors said the pill chilling experience could have been fatal if it hadnt been for prompt action by doctors Crippled Boy Lone Victim of Fire Which Hit School MOUNT AIR N C UP A crippled nine year old third grader who just couldnt walk right dropped behind his 400 fleeing classmates Friday and burned to death in a flaming school Larry Adams crippled from birth was the only fatality in the flash fire that swept through the Flat Rock Elementary School Authorities praised two woman teachers and the school principal for their heroism in leading the children to safety and possibly preventing the worst school dis aster since the New London explosion that killed 294 pupils in 1937 Thirtythree teachers and stu dents were burned Twenty of them required hospitalization but three were released later SAME Black flat means traffic death In past hours School Bills Become Hot Legislative Topic By DWIGHT McCORMACK DES M01NES UP Three school bills have stirred a storm of pro test around Iowa and caused them to become the hottest public is sues so far in this session of the Legislature Two of the measures recom mended by the Iowa Tax Study Committee passed in the Senate early this month with substantial majorities But neither has yet been approved by the House Schools Committee One of the bills would require all of the area of the state be in public high school districts by 1962 The other would create a new standard state aid for pub lic schools having 500 pupils and a 12grade high school The third measure is a House bill It would provide that in school reorganization elections where all districts involved vote separately if 75 per cent of the dis trict approve and the overail vote is favorable any dissenting districts would be included in the consolidation Present Law Present law provides that dis senting districts in a reorgani zation election are left out Lead ers in education object to this re sult because they say it leaves islands or the hole in the districts sur rounded by larger reorganized districts Last week more than 100 per sons mostly from northern Iowa went to the Statehouse to protest the standard aid bill and the House measure For nearly two weeks the House has been getting a number of school bill petitions each day the great majority of them protesting the standardaid and the House bills One of the petitions said 21 com munity groups in the Stanton area of southwest Iowa with total membership of persons op pose the standard aid bill Many other petitions some signed by 100 or more persons object to all three measures Most areas of the state are represented in the petitions Rep Robert Carson RInde majority party floor leader said after party caucuses that the bills are not partisan issues The House has taken up its school bills three times without a final decision As the result of hot Emmetsburg Seeking Phone Firms Ouster EMMETSBURG W The Em metsburg City Council served no tice on Central Iowa Telephone Co officers Briday to remove all equipment in the city according to Mayor C A Dioges City Attorney Milton Morling said the formal notice is a pre iminary step beginning legal ac tion to test the claim of the firm that it has a perpetual franchise in Emmetsburg Mayor Dinges said the action is a result of dis satisfaction with the service 3 Men Killed in Accident Near Sibley SIBLEY men were killed in a twocar collison on old Highway 9 east of here Friday They were R H Lutson 64 Ocheyedan farmer Marvin Niel sen 45 owner of a Sibley radio and television shop and Claude 25 Sibley The two Sibley men were out on a service call at the time Lutson was alone in his car Sheriff Arnold Scheu of Osceola County said a car driven by Lut son collided with a station wagon driven by Nielsen near the crest of a bill 3 miles southeast of here The road was partially snowpacked after Thursday nights snowfall Boyhood Friend of Herbert Hoover Dies WEST BRANCH W Services were planned Saturday for Fred Albin 83 boyhood friend here of former President Herbert Hoover Albin died of a heart ailment Thursday He was the first presi dent of the Hoover Birthplace So ciety which restored the house where Hoover lived as a child in West Branch debate the Schools Committee brought out another bill a com panion measure in the hope of satisfying opponents of its firs biti In turn that brought a lengthy amendment which proposed to virtually rewrite the original measure The House resolved it self into a committee Thursday to consider the two bills and the amendment Tentative Decision But as far as it went the House merely made a tentative de cision which might later be over turned in a formal session The decision was that 88 of the 108 House members favor a pro vision for appeal to the District Court from reorganization elec tion Debate will be resumed Monday or Tuesday The two bills and the amend ment boil down to three points The primary objectives of the original bill a provision for a separate school district to stay out of a reorganization unless at least twothirds of the voters in the district or 500 of them which ever is the smaller sign petitions asking to be included and ap peals to the courts by a district or part of a district The decision of the Slate De partment of Public Instruction now is final on all reorganiza tion election matters In general the present smaller districts donot want to be forced into high school districts into 500pupil districts or into reor ganized districts against the will of their residents Youths Injured in Homemade Bomb Blast boys were hos pitalized Friday after their home made bomb exploded Larry Ouverson 15 and his brother Dennis injured when a bomb they had made from shotgun shells exploded about 4 in the front yard of their home here Dennis who lost the tips of three fingers on one hand is a patient at Park Hospital Mason City His brother underwent sur gery at Mercy Hospital for a chest injury LISTENS TO ANTIISRAEL Meir Israels foreign minister listens as the resolution of six Arab and Asian nations is presented to the U N General Assembly The resolution demands that the U N invoke sanctions against Israel for failing to with draw all her forces from Egypt Rock n Rollers Raise Havoc at New York Theater NEW YORK UP Thou sands of teenage rock n roll fans turned Times Square into a bedlam Friday jamming side walks and disrupting traffic in their frantic efforts to see a rock n roll movie and stage show at the Paramount Thea ter More than 150 policemen some on horseback were called out to try to control the crowd which began to form at 4 and by 8 when the theater opened its doors had swelled to an estimated Barriers were set up but they failed to keep the teenagers from pouring onto Broadway and 43rd Street which eventual ly had to be closed off to motor ists Two girls received minor leg injuries and scores of others suffered arsorted bruises as the crowd surged toward the thea ter entrance A glass restaurant door was shattered as was a window of a ticket sellers box at thn theater entrance At one point during the after noon performance the rhythmic stamping of youngsters caused a second balcony to sway The balcony was ordered evacuated so that fire and build ing inspectors could inspect it for safety and then was re opened Delay on Britains Debt Payment OKd NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON The United States and Great Britain have agreed to make major changes in the AngloAmerican jloan of 1945 it has been learned The revisions will allow Britain to postpone the payment of a mullimilliondollar interest charge that came due last Dccembei and will permit Britain to defer payment of both interest and principal installments whenever encounters financial difficulties in future years The renegotiated agreement SITE OF SOLOMONS TEMPLE Its now a Moslem shrine called Dome of the Rock Mohammed is supposed to have ascended into heaven from here some 700 years after a like event in Christian history Earl Hall tells about it in his article to the left ENTRANCE TO HOLY TOMB In all of Christendom there is probably no other spot more sacred than this one within the Holy Sepulchre will be submitted to Congress and to parliament for approval within the next few weeks It must be endorsed by both the Senate and the House before it can go into ef fect Britain kicked off tliL renego tiation talks in December by asking that the interest pay ment be cancelled The countered with the plan for de ferring principal and interest pay jments that now has been written into the renegotiated agreement Britain requested cancellation jot the interest payment to case the financial impact of the Anglo FrenchIsraeli attack on Egypt The 1945 agreement provides for AH MODESTY PERPIGNAN France CUP Police were looking Saturday foi the pranksters who added a touch of modesty to the statue of Venus in the town square The jokers fitted Venus with a pink brassiere during the night rAll About The Weather Mason City Cloudy with occa sional light snow this evening and again Sunday Cooler Sat urday night but a little warmer Sunday Low Saturday night 1214 and high Sunday about 25 Iowa Cloudy Saturday night and Sunday with light snou northwest Cooler extreme southeast Saturday night other wise warmer Saturday night and Sunday Low Saturday night 1222 CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPUL CHRE On this spot atop Calvary Christ was crucified CRADLE OF CHRISTIANITY In the foreground to the rfcht the Garden of Gethsemane in the background to the left the Mount of Olives waiving the yearly interest pay ments when Britains interna tional financial position is unfa vorable The new arrangement will al jlow Britain to recapture 000 of interest that it paid into a special account on Dec 31 A Mnnesota Cloudy with moderat ing temperatures through Sun day Scattered light snow Sat urday evening becoming more general and increasing in in tensity Sunday with substantial accumulations possible by Sun day evening especially north portion Chance of snow becom ing mixed with freezing rain or sleet extreme south Sunday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum Friday 15 Minimum Friday night 7 At 8 a m Saturday 8 installment of princi pal that Tell duf on this same day jwas paid to the Treausry and will jbe retained by the United States Britain is required to pay the jUnited States a year for 50 years ANTIPOLIO DRIVE LONDON UP Antipolio vaccine will be distributed throughout England and Wales next week it was announcer Saturday No Shift in Stand by U S Sanctions Bid Filed BULLETIN WASHINGTON of State Dulles Saturday invited congressional leaders of both parties to an unusual Sunday meeting with him on the Middle East crisis WASHINGTON President Eisenhower has received another message from Premier David Ben Gurion of Israelj but the White House declined Saturday to disclose its contents Press Secretary James C Hag erty told newsmen the latest in a series exchanged between the two governments heads was re ceived Friday Hagerly said he was not certain but that he guessed the message was sent after BenGurion in a speech to the Israeli Parliament Thursday night refused to ac cept U S proposals for with drawal of Israeli forces from areas captured from Egypt Further BenGurion called for further negotiation The Eisenhower ad ministration has agreed to that but Secretary of State Dulles was represented as being determined that Israel will have to modify its position Informed officials said the ad ministration position is that any further concessions will have to come from Israel not the United States Hagcrty had no further com ment on the situation except to say that the United States is awaiting the return to Washing ton of Israeli Ambassador Abba Eban for further consultations Eban is due to arrive here Sun day after a quick trip to Israel to confer with BenGurion The Asian African bioc Fri day moved formally in the United Nations for sanctions against Is rael The United States wants if possible to avoid such action Debate is scheduled to start in the U N Monday on the Asian African proposal Free Navigation Dulles and Eban met last Fri day Saturday and Sunday Dulles failed then to win Israeli with drawal from the Gaza Strip and the mouth of the Gulf of Aqaba These are positions the Israelis took from Egypt in last falls fighting Israel has refused to re linquish them without firm guar antee against subsequent Egyp tian harassment and blockade In a move to induce Israel to withdraw from the disputed areas the United States has of fered to declare its support of free navigation in the Gulf of Aqaba and to work for stationing of a U N force in the Gaza Strip to pievent Egyptian commando raids on Israel But Israel has refused to budge until it gets what it regards as ironclad security guarantees BenGurion is under pressure from his cabinet to hang on to the disputed areas come what may He faces a confidence vote Monday with the issue somewhat in doubl U N Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold is understood to be trying to get the Egyptians to retain legal control of Gaza as provided for in the Palestine truce and the Israeli civil admin istration to stay but with the U N police forces in actual con trol The effect would seem to be a victory for Israel which is dead set against returning Gaza to Egypt Cold Air Front Proves Shallow The mercury fell to two below zero at Storm Lake Friday night nit temperatures generally were ugher than the Weather Bureau had predicted Mason City had 7 nbove The Weather Bureau explained hat the cold air that pushed into owa from the north proved to be luitc shallow Warm moist air rom the south rode over the top f the colder air resulting in Inudy skies and bringing warm r temperatures to Iowa   

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