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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 26, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                J North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPIRTHAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS N E I fi H I O R VOL LXIil Associated Press United Full Wires Seven Centa a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 26 1957 r World Around Us An Aerial Look at the Holy Land Number 86 EDITORS is a series of daily reports by our editor on a tjp 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 TN THE AIR OVER DAMAS A CDS road froir Jerusalem to Damascus when Jesus lived in a land called Jude was regarded as stretching ou to one of t h e far places of th then known world It start ed with one o the more fam ous openings in ancient Jerusa lems protectiv wall Damascus Gate It was at this Damascus enc W EARL HALL of the highway that Said of Tarsus was turned by something of a miracle from Christianhater and perse cuter into a Christian convert re named Paul Some would say he was Christs one most effective apostle Jesus Himself never gol quite this far away from his na tive Galileean country Sidon Phoenicia was probably his long est This afternoon our plane was over Damascus en route back to Beirut a scant hour after we took to the air from Jerusalems modern airport in the midst ol historic At a village called Nop ou the airport roac out of Jerusalem Davids par taking qf unleavened bread re served for priests invoked the of a king and led to a gen eral slaughter of the Pass Over Jericho Almost before our plane had gained cruising altitude we were passing over Jericho called the oldest continuously oc cupied city As we circled and dippec1 thanks to another ac commodating could look down from the copilots seat in the cockpit on what appeared to be the famous walls of Jericho which so conveniently came tumbling down for Joshua At the northwest edge of Jericho which incidentally is Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection Ona 853 feet below sea level the Mountain of Temptation rears its trble like peak to a height of about feet It was here were told in the Bible that Jesus struggled for 40 days and triumphed over Satan Within Easy Viaw To the east of Jericho within easy view lies River Jordan Al most below us but a bit to the right is its juncture with the Dead Sea feet below sea level and without outlet So far to the north that it required jus a little imagination to make i out is the Sea of Galilee inti mately linked with the life and works of Christ Nearby is His native Nazareth Besides being the most de pressed body of water in the world Dead Sea has the distinc tion of having an unequalled lethal content For countless cen turies the Jordan has been dump ing in five different poisons anc there has been no provision for their escape Whereas the Gali lee which is but a widened ver sion of the Jordan teems with fish and bird life the Dead Sea lives fully up to its name Noth ing lives in over or around it Yellow Clay Sand Jordan a nation only two thirds as large as Iowa has a population of a millon and a half Nature was anything but kind to Jordan in the character of its soil For miles on the same can be said of Syria over which we are now sees only yellow clay and sand desert wastes or deeply No 119 REED STEPS Justice Stanley F Reed leaves the Supreme Court building in Washington to begin his retire ment after 19 years on the na tions highest court Reed 72 a Kentucky Democrat was ap pointed to the court fay Frank lin Roosevelt School Bill Finally Gets House OK DES MOINES un After th fourth debate Dn a bill to revis he school reorganization electio procedure the House sent th measure to the Senate Tuesda by a vote of 1032 The main delaying factor in vplved the right of appeal by district or portion of a distric Jroposed to be taken into a con solidated district will Objections on that score were re moved by a series of amenc ments The measure provides that in school reorganization election vhere all districts vote separate y if 75 per cent of the district approve and an overall vote L any dissenting districts hall be included Present law provides that dissenting districts are left out Rep ScoM Swisher DIow lity meanwhile introduced a Jill in the House to make letha eroded hills vegetation wholly devoid of As our plane has dropped be neath the clouds I have been able to spot numerous Jordanian or Syrian villages dotting the landscape From thess peasants fan out with donkeys and wooden plows for their daily tasks They have fl collective security against robbers and marauding Bedouins Since examining the pathetic rock filled soil which passes as farm land in this part of the world Im less critical of the primitive agricultural methods Only a slight scratching of the surface is possible and it can be done about as well with donkey and stick I suspect as with trac tor and steel plow ias the form of administering apital punishment in Iowa The aw now provides death by hang ng which Swisher described as n inhumane punishment In the Senate a bill permitting igaret vending machines in owa was passed by a narrow margin and sent to Gov Hersche Loveless The measure beaten once and then revived was approved 2623 The Senate invoked a special rule requiring all senators present to vote andfour members who de clined originally threw the win ning support behind the bill Deliveryman Shot in Ankle During Holdup at Bluffs Market COUNCIL BLUFFS UP Safeway store was robbed of sack of cash and additional money at opening time Tuesday by three holdup men A deliveryman was shot through the ankle during the robbery The amount of the loot was not immediately determined The stolen sack of money had been delivered to the store by armored truck a short time before the robbery There were no cus tomers in the store Marvin H Carse 35 Omaha a driver for Booth Fisheries was shot through his left ankle as he went out the door Carse said he was unaware a holdup was taking place Driver Escapes When Truck Overturns A Hamm Clinton trucker escaped un larmed Monday when his semi trailer spun out of control and overturned on Highway 218 two miles south of here Hamm headed for New Orleans from Minnesota with a load of onions and potatoes reported his ma chine slipped off the side of the nighway and on to the shoulder softened by the weekend thaw The truck was demolished and a portion of the load was lost To Proceed With Debate on Sanctions Impatience Mounting I I t Hear Both Sides During Iowa Rest Home Inquiry DES MOINES nursing homes were described as ranging from good to inhu mane by spokesmen before a special Iowa legislative commit tee here Monday Officials from state and county social welfare boards the Iowa Nursing Home the Iowa Department of Health and other interested groups were on hanc for the open hearing on the situ a tion The special sixman legislative Resolution Adopted After Tiff DES MOINES of playing politics flew thick and ast against both Democratic Gov Herschel Loveless and the Republican Senate majority as the upper house Tuesday adopted a resolution calling upon the gov ernor to show how governmental reorganization could save the itate money The resolution drafted by Sen ate Republicans was an out growth of a statement by Love less in his budget message Feb that up to million a year ould be saved if the governors eorganization proposals were adopted The governor in his inaugural address Jan 17 recommended hat 12 existing state agencies be consolidated into 4 departments The proposals first were ad vanced by the Little Hoover Commission on Governmental Reorganization in 1951 Lot of Hooey Sen D C Nolan RIowa he jnajority floor leader in urg ng adoption of the resolution de lared he could not see where he governors reorganization save a single suggestions would Sen George OMalley DDes Moines then declared that if what the committee recommend ed in 1951 was a lot of hooey maybe we should start action to recover some of the money the members of that group OMalley read from the Little loover report a passage stating hat the committee members be ieved unanimously their recom mendations would bring about etter government administration md would effect savings of up o million a year I hereby publicly offer to go n any bill recommended by the 950 committee and help you or ny other senator get them before his OMalley said Called Insult Sen Edward McManus DKeo uk said I cannot go along with he spirit of this resolution It is omething of an insult to two members of this body Sens Drentis and Lynes who were members of the commission This esoltuion proposes to bypass hem and go to the governor to sk him what his opinions are hey served on the commission nd can give us first hand in ormation about the thinking of he To Nolans continued insistence hat OMalley show him specif cally where any of the Little cover recommendations would ave money OMalley had de vered to Nolans desk the full eport of the 1950 study commit ee Im not even going to read olan declared Whereupon Malley retorted If the majority leader wont ven read the report isnt that he best evidence that theres a t of politics involved in this The resolution then was adopt d on a voice vote GEN FRANCO Generalissimo Franco Shakes Up Cabinet MADRID Generalissimo Franco has reorganized his gov ernment to strengthen Spains economy and to meet modern The strength of the Fal ange in the cabinet was trimmed The Monarchists remain the larg est faction The shakeup first since 1951 brought in younger men and new faces It was Francos answer to the countrys rising inflation po litical strife and public unrest The new foreign minister is Fer nando Maria Castiella a Mon archist who fought with Franco in the civil war and was a volunteer in the Spanish Blue Division which with Hitlers Nazis against Soviet Russia in World War II An office of economic coordina tion was created There was also a new ministry of housing to meet the increasing complaints of Span iards about the housing shortage Independence Woman Is Accident Victim j WATERLOO Rob inson 21 daughter of Mr and Mrs Palmer Robinson Independ ence was killed Monday when her car collided with an empty stock truck on Highway 20 nine miles east of here committee was appointed to in vestigate nursing home condition following the fire which claime the lives of 15 elderly persons i a Council Bluffs nursing horn two weeks ago Ruth Evans Carroll the Car roll County Social Welfare direc tor told the committee condition in some nursing homes in he county were Sh said the conditions existed de spite the fact that homes qual fied for state licenses in hot care and fire protection Miss Evans said there was case of one patient who aken to the third floor of on nursing home and hasnt set foo on the ground since He is u there for A Good Home Rep Judson Perkins RCoun cil one of the member of the legislative committee sai similar conditions have been re ported in Council However Ernest Carter Coun cil Bluffs the Pottawattami County Social Welfare director said the nursing home whic burned in Council Bluffs wa good home which wa counted on to house peopl whose parents asked us t recommend a good Carter said the responsible owner of the home was unabl o direct the evacuation of th iuilding during the fire becaus she was ill in More Teeth Needed State officials representing th Department of Health and th Board of Social Welfare bot agreed that more teeth wer needed in the laws covering re quirements for nursing an boarding homes However neith er group would accept the re sponsibility of licensing th boarding homes Sen George OMalley DDe another member of thi legislative committee said th problem of nursing homes wouh aave to be attacked on two sides We will have to get mor strict enforcement of licensing regulation on the one hand anc give the fire marshal more au Lhority over fire requirements Ed Herron Iowa Fire Marshal said the present fire regulation are not adequate or He said that besides too loose ire requirements a division o authority gives the nursing ipme operators the chance to ge either a local or a state approva his fire protection BAKER NABBED DES MONIES UP The governors office disclosed Mon lay Wilbur C Baker 46 Spirit accused of fleeing to iouth America to escape a 30 prison sentence has been rrested in Argentina SAME Hack meant traffic denth in hours IKE GREETS MOLLETPresident Eisenhower etts Premier Guy Mollet of France left at the White House to launch two days of private talks on FrenchAmerican problems Man at center is unidentified Eisenhower plans a similar conference with Prime Minister Harold MacmiJlan of Britain next month BRAZILIANS AN6 INDIANS IN lUSEKVE AlONG CANAL ZOM 500 INDONESIANS AND 500 FINNS HOT SPOTS Here is where United Nations forces are stationed in the Sinai Peninsula awaiting instructions J ne Israelis hold the west shore of the Gulf of Aqaba to about 50 miles inland and the Gaza strip Those are the two crisis areas As things stand now Israel wont get out till assurance is given that Egypt wont be able to use the areas militarily or to block Israels port of Elath at head of the gulf and Egypt wont agree to any thing till Israel gets out Reach Compromise in National Dispute With Army WASHINGTON W The Army and National Guard Tuesda agreed on a compromise to end their dispute over active dut training for new guard recruits and a House Armed Services Sub committee gave the plan its endorsement t it RA6P DLa said the agreement will go to th full Armed Services Committee at its next meet probably nex Approval there was virtua ly certain That would end th row since new legislation is no required The subcommittee which Brook heads was understood to have ap Used Union Money to Tavern Open WASHINGTON ft A Senat committee received testimonj Tuesday that a college classmate of Dave Beck son of the Teamsters Union internationa president borrowed o union funds to open a Seattl avern Robert Kennedy counsel for he special Senate committee in rertigating alleged racketeering in labor and industry said the committee has an affidavit from Sam Bassett general counsel for he Teamsters Union on the West Coast saying the loan was ar ranged by Beck senior Now in Europe The Teamsters internationa resident is now in Europe bui las said he will be back in late Vlarch and available for commit ee testimony Before the story of this loan here was testimony from two ortland newspapermen a gangsterunion combina hat ion tried to take over our citj The newsmen were Wallace Turner and William Lambert re porters for the Portland Oregoni an Won Award Their series of stories on al eged connections between hood urns and officials of the Tea ni ters Union in Portland won them he 1956 Heywood Broun Award fthe American Newspaper Ouild Sen McCleilan chair man of a special Senate commit ee established to make the in uiry into alleged gangster infil ration of labor organizations and ndustry promised the committee evclations would be stupen McClellans statement opening he hearings expected to run a ear or more said committee in estigators already have leads n alleged illegal or improper radices in some 29 cities ORDINANCE REPEALED DES MOINES Mi The Des Hoines City Council has repealed n ordinance which would have et Daylight Savings Time here rom April 28 to Sept 29 proved the compromise with onlj one dissenting vote In advanc of its closed meeting Brooks announced full agreement be tween the Army and the guard on the compromise The National Guard would b given the rest of this year in which to recruit youths 17 to 18V years of age with the understand ing they would be required t take only ll weeks active training But hey would have to enlist in time to complete 11 weeks training before next Jan For new recruits over 18Vi and Caving no prior military service six months active duty training would be required corresponding o the minimum requirement ir other reserve programs The current 11weeks training program of the Air Nations Guard would not be affected The Army had pressed strongly or six months training for every one beginning with men enlisting April l The National Guard com Gained that such a requirement would cripple its recruiting anc cause its strength to decline BEARDSHEAR DfES DENVER fft William M Beardshear 67 longtime Denver newspaperman and a son of the ate William Beardshear formei president of Iowa State College died at his home here Monday The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Tues day night and Wednesday Slightly warmer Wednesday high upper 40s Low Tuesday night 1518 owa Fair to partly cloudy and colder Tuesday night low 10 northwest mid 20s southeast Partly cloudy Wednesday colder extreme southeast Minnesota Partly cloudy scat tered light snow north Some what colder GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 Tuesday Maximum Monday 4o Minimum Monday night 24 At 8 Tuesday 25 tEAR AGO Maximum 21 Minimum 7 Canada Submits Proposal BenGurion Wins Confidence Vote UNITED NATIONS The General Assembly pre pared to resume its debate on sanctions against Israel Tuesday without further delay Many diplomats at the world or ganization were convinced Israels marathon talks with and officials had done little toward getting Israeli troops out of Egypt and the Gaza Strip Impatience grew as reports cir culated that Israeli Ambassador Abba Eban had returned empty handed from his latest trek to Jerusalem for new instructions A highly authoritative source said Eban had failed to produce any compromise plan for ending the IsraeliEgyptian deadlock A number of prominent dele Western and Asian have become annoyed at having to cool their heels while Eban held a series of consultations with Sec retary of State Dulles and Secre tary General Dag Hammarskjold 4Point Plan In an effort to head off a grow ing demand for sanctions Cana dian Foreign Secretary Lester B Pearson laid before the a fourpoint plan for settlement of the dispute The Soviet Union im mediately blasted the plan as proIsrael and joined AsianArab demands for quick action to im pose economic financial and mili tary restrictions on Israel Pearson said his plan was not completely satisfactory to either Israel or Egypt but he expressed hope it might be acceptedas a compromise Pearson proposed the following four steps 1 A formal pledge by Israel and Egypt to abide by all provi sions of the 1949 armistice agree ment including a pledge to re frain from beligerent acts Prevent Raids 2 emergency forces should s deployed along the armistice ine to prevent raids across the border from either side 3 It should be affirmed and agreed that there would be no in terference with the innocent pas sage of vessels through the Straits of Tiran or the Gulf of Aqaba 4 Use of emergency forces n the Gaza Strip and the gradual replacement of the Israeli civil administration in the strip by a administration Prime Minister David BenGur on won a 7229 vote of confidence n the Israeli Parliament Monday night after making clear that Is rael will not quit the Gaza Strip mless assured the Egyptians will not return Egypt mounted re peated commando raids from thf trip until Israel seized it in the OctoberNovember invaska Demand Repeated BenGurion also repealed Is aels demand that her shipping 3e guaranteed passage through he Gulf of Aqaba barred to the sraelis from 1951 until the in vasion by Egyptian guns in the sharm El Sheikh area and the is ands in the Tiran Straits Israel eized Sharm El Sheikh and still olds it Diplomats agreed approval of he Arabs sanctions resolution till depended mainly on what tand the United States takes ince most of Israels economic nd financial aid comes from America Des Moines Man Slain at Dump DES MOINES R Jouldin 56 resident of a shack t the city dump was held Tues ay in the shotgun slaying of ouie Salts 51 during an rgument Monday afternoon Detective Roy Couch said in told police he shot Salts be ause he was breaking down my house with an A decision on a charge in ase was pending   

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