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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 28, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THl NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME VOL LXIil AitocUted Press United Presi Full Wirei Seven a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 28 1957 m Israeli This Paper ConslsU ol Two SecdonsSection No 121 dy t P The World Around Us Pyramids Live Up to Notices Number 88 EDITORS NOTEThis is one of a series of daily reports by 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 pAlRO Egypt The Pyramids live up to advance and more But I cant say as much for the Sphinx From the standpoint of size it would be little more than a wart on George Wash ingtons nose atop Mt Rush S Dak But those pyramids are really breath taking The Big Three are so W EARL HALL enormous you have to see them from a distance and in perspective to sense tha the middle one called Cheops or the Great is the champ The other two are Chephren and My cerinus On the west bank of the Nile at the edge of the Sahara Deserts fringe area the ancient Giza wonder can be reached from downtown Cairo within a half hour by bus or taxi We arrivec just ahead of sunset Im told that as at the Taj Mahal moon light does something strange and wonderful to the Pyramids That experience must wait Ardent Salesman Natives with something to sell camel rides donkey rides knickknacks of various kinds descend upon the poor defense less tourist like the locusts of Biblical times The one word in our language least understood by them is NO No matter how you punctuate it they persist From Ambassador Raymond Hare my colleague and I learned we are the first American tour ists seen in these parts for sev eral months Its been off limits to British French while other Europeans of course are even scarcer It could be therefore that these venders at the Pyra mids regarded us a break in an extended famine Be it may I can report one more form of transportation in my experience background Ive ridden a camel I can rec ommend it on only one basis Its novel and it feels good when you stop doing it Unsolved Mysteries Two mysteries concerning the Pyramids remain unsolved so far as I am concerned One of these is HOW theywere built the other even more inscrutable one WHY The millions of stones hewn Egypt Mason Cityan Dies of Crash Injuries i A DEATH CAR John Shimer a passenger in the car in which Ed 78 117 6th N was fatally injured explains to Highway Patrolman Dick Hahn how the car flew through the air from the spot near the curve marked by a bystander at right background from nearby quarries are of uni form size Each one weighs in the vicinity of 10 tons They were quarried transported and put in place between and That was almost 50 centur ies ago It predated mans dis covery of the principle of t h e wheel if Im not mistaken I leave it to you to figure out how the task was accomplished even with tens of thousands oi slaves One theory is that a greal sand hill was developed as the pyramids higher grew and that when the last stone was in place a removal of sand was effected to reveal the finished product Own Theory If that theory doesnt suit you feel at liberty to dope out one of your own No matter what it is youre sure to have company Men have been trying down through the centuries to solve the riddle along with what it is that gives the nearby Sphinx such a worried look In my approach to the WHY of the thing Ive concluded that it was a case of man trying to be God to his contemporaries and to posterity The aim of the Pharaohs was to build a moun tain which would rival those pro duced by nature And I must report that this result was impressively achieved Im still ready to give to Ihese rcmnanls of a longlost civiliza tion a place among the alltime top savea manmade wonders Ike Mollet Issue Joint Communique WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower and French Premiei Guy Mollet Thursday expressed common conviction that a solu tion in the Middle East can be achieved by peaceful means in conformity with the principles of justice and international Ending three days of talks aimed in large part at repair of FrenchAmerican relations Ei senhower and Mollet in a joint statement reaffirmed a United Nations declaration of last Octo jer calling for free and open ransit through the Suez Canal without The statement devoted only one brief paragraph to the Middle East crisis It said With reference to the Middle last they Eisenhower and Mol et stated their common convic ion that solution to the problems of the area can be achieved by peaceful means in conformity with the principles of justice and nternational Otherwise the communique said hat Eisenhower and Mollet ex pressed pleasure as old friends at meeting again In the communique Eisenhower and Mollet indicated that they had made progress toward healing the rift in relations between their two countries which developed when France joined British and Israeli forces last fall in an attack on Egypt PREYS BILL FILED Liquor Referendum Resolution Passes DES MOINES UP A resolution providing for a vote of the people on the liquor question was approved Wednesday by the House Constitutional Amendments Committee by a vole of 86 At the same time Rep Tom Frey RNeola and three others filed for introduction a bill to legalize the sale of liquorhythe drink in Iowa The approved resolution was given a better chance of pas sage of the two this session It would require a Constitutional amendment that would give Iowa voters the right lo decide whether Iowa should continue its present system of stateoperated liquor stores or become wholly wet or Under the resolution which got exactly the number of votes needed to go to the floor with a recommendation for passage the Legislature still would initiate any changes But no act of the Legislature could become law unless submitted to a referendum A Constitutional amendment could not take effect until at least the fall of 1960 Until then the Legislature could make any changes in the liquor laws it pleased Freys bill would be such a change The longawaited measure would permit taverns clubs and organizations to buy liquor li censes at fees of and depending on the type of A town or county cculd vote itself dry if 25 per cent of the hPeS Tdi50rnai1 and a decided against orbythednnk Frey estimated at least million in annual revenue would be realized from the license fees and a 10 per cent occupational tax placed on gross sales Cenrerville School Superintendent Quits CENTERVILLE E W Fannon 67 who may hold a na tional record as a school adminis trator in a single school system Thursday announced plans for re tirement He became principal of Centerville schools Malloy Cited for Contempt by Probers WASHINGTON Frank Mal loy a Portland Teamsters Union official refused Thursday to answer questions from Senate investigators about Portland gam bling The senators moved to cite him for contempt of Congress Malloy balked at numerous questions when called to the wit ness chair of the Senate Rack eteering Investigating Committee Ed Lang 78 Is Victim Ed Lang 78 117 6th has become Cerro Gordo Countys third traffic fatality in two weeks He died early Thursday morning of injuries received in a Weclnes day afternoon accident Shortly afterward two peisons were hospitalized from anothei accident on the opposite side o Mason City Lang was the driver of a cat which missed a curve on the rivei road one mile east of the Mason City Rendering Co The west bound car entered the ditch on the south side of the road anc travelled about 300 feet before striking a graveled entry roaci to a field According to Highway Patrol man Dick Halm who investigalec the wreck the car leaped abou 25 feet clearing the top of the side road and smashing into the dilch on the other side Saw Crash Coming A passenger in the car John Shimei Route 1 Rockwell tolc authorities he saw the crash coming and braced himself He said he was not certain what happened but thought that Lang put his foot on the acceleratoi instead of the brake when he nl tempted to stop Shimer was tin hurt Lang was taken to Mercy Hos pital about and died o head injuries at The Lang car was a 1939 model and received little apparent dam it it age Taken to Hospital 5AME 1 Stanley W Earl Portland city commissioner that Team sters officials opposed his elec tion in 1956 because he refused to support a pinball licensing ordi nance Earl named Clyde Crosby Teamsters Union boss in Oregon as having discussed it with him Ordinance Defeated He told me that if I didnt sup port pinball licensing the Team sters Union would oppose me in the Earl said The pro posed ordinance was not passed 2 James Elkins self styied Portland gambler that a pinball company which he described as laving the unions backing igured to reap annually rom fbe machines 3 H A Crouch operator of the Mt Hood Cafe in Portland who said Teamsler U n i o n pickets headed fay Malloy closed down his cafewhen he refused lo take out pinball machines and replace them with machines okayed by the Teamsters Union Contempt Citation Malloy when refusing to answer questions told the senators he was under indictment in Oregon for extortion and extortion con spiracy MalJoy business agent for Teamsters Local 223 used the stock phrase I decline to answer that question to a long series of inquiries Fineally Chairman McClelian DArk summarily ordered his staff to draw a resolution citing Malloy for contempt Mr and Mrs August Brandt Woden were taken to Park Hos pital following the collision of heir car and a Bell Telephone Co line truck The accident oc testimony from cuncd lale Wednesday afternoon 1 JJC1 ueiiu KaiCS LUX ihursday His wife Vcrna was is the governor told his released after being treated for news conference six miles west of Mason City on Highway 18 Deputy Sheriff Bill McGill who made the investigation said the truck driven by E G Dryden 631 Taylor had stopped on the south shoulder heading east then made a Uturn across the highway into the path of the Brandt car which was traveling west McGil said no charges would be filed Brandt was held in the hospital with possible chesl injuries His condition was described as good head injuries and facial lacera tions DRIVER OF MONTH Lawrence Giesenberg 48 Gar ner Route 4 Thursday was lamed Driver of he Month by the Iowa Motor Truck Assn for miles of accident free driving and for his assist ance at a fatal accident last August Giesenberg father of two is employed by Merchants Motor Freight St Paul and drives n semitrailer on a regular route between Garner and Kansas City Mo Trailer Bill Is Signed Into Law DBS MOINES W Gov Her schel Loveless Thursdaysaid he has signed into law bills permit tmg 50foot long trucks to use Iowas highways and requiring in vestment at interest of state funds not needed for current operating expenses The truck bill was passed by he Senate last week It increases from 45 to 50 feet the maximum legal length of trucks but would permit no greater weight in the onger trucks than in 45foot vc hides No Adverse Affect The governor said he was con vinced after talking to the State Highway Commission and the State Safety Department that the onger trucks would not adversely affect either highway safety or unduly increase the wear and tear on the highways Loveless also served notice igain that he would veto any three per cent sales tax bill even come tax m Border Counties he merchants in our border counties might as well close up shop if a three per cent sales tax All About much publicised Sphinx fell conid The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy through Friday Slightly cooler Friday high near 40 Low Thursday night 2226 Iowa Partly cloudy through Friday Cooler Friday Low Thursday night mostly in 20s Minnesota Fair and colder GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum Wednesday 39 Minimum Wednesday night 25 At 8 a m Thursday 27 Precipitation trace of snow YEAR AGO Maximum 33 Minimum Loveless said he would veto both the income tax repeal and thei jthree per cent sales tax if the Legislature passes both The three per cent sales tax bilii has been introduced in the Final Word Is Awaited Optimism at U N WASHINGTON misraeli Am bassador Abba Eban arranged a new State Department appoint ment Thursday There were un confirmed reports that he may be planning to announce a decision to withdraw Israeli troops from areas seized from Egypt Eban set up an afternoon ap pointment with Asst Secretary of Slate Francis 0 Wilcox One authoritative but officially unconfirmed report was that Eban would send word to the United Nations later Thursday that he would have an announce ment Friday Prompt Withdrawal According to this report he would officially disclose then an Israeli decision to pull Israels troops out of the Gaza Strip and the Gulf of Aqaba areas with the withdrawal to be made this week end Israeli sources said Foreign Minister Golda Meir is spending Thursday in Washington working closely with Eban and that Eban and other diplomats were in close touch mainly by telephone with the State Department Officials Wednesday night indi cated American French and Is raeli officials had come up with this agreement 1 Israel would comply with two Feb 2 U N resolutions ordering prompt Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and the Sharm El Sheikh area which commands tha entrance to the gulf of Aqaba with replacement by United Na Jons Emergency Force troops Orders reportedly will go out hortly for the Israeli withdrawal Free Passage 2 The United States France and possibly oilier nations would support an interpretation of these resolutions which would keep UNEF troops in the two areas until the IsraeliEgypt dispute grows quieter 3 France and other nations would echo U S assurances of free Israeli passage through the lulf of Aqaba Israeli officials were reported satisfied that the formula would protect Israel against any Egyp ian commando raids from Gaza and against any reimposition by gypt of a Gulf of Aqaba block The U formu a apparently did not require spe cific action But it would latitude in interpreting 2 resolutions and the truce Obstacle Wednesday Sens David has insstcd Clinton and Jack Schrocder Rj K could stay in Egypt Davenport introduced a measure as iong as ESPl Permitted for repeal of the income tax to Omar head of said the revenue from a third Peimanent U N delega of sales tax would just about said Wednesday night that set that received from the incomestl is the That would tax jmean Egypt could move at any time back into the Gaza Strip la situation the Israelis have said never occur I Negative reactions from Israeli n AT iaiui Arab however gave UPwNeal Augustine a dimmer tint to the rosy bloom 30 Ladora was fatally injured in of a reported agreement hecollisronofhiscarandascmi Official and unofficial Arab trailer truck on Highway 6 in Cairo expressed almost miles west of here Wednesday junanimous opinion that Egypt Augustine was the son of agree to no formula except Mel Augustine Ladora unconditional withdrawal NO SAFETY BELTThe wind shield of the car involved in a collision west of Mason City Wednesday shows the impact with which it was struck by Mrs August Brandts She was a passenger in the car driven by her husband Ladora Man Killed in CarTruck Crash Another Plan Filed to Hike Pay of Iowa Legislators Garnishment Bill Is Passed by House DES MOINES vig orous protests the House passed Wednesday and sent to the Senate a garnishment bill similar to one which the late Gov William S Beardslcy vetoed in 1953 The vote was 7224 The measure would authorize garnishment of 10 per nent of the icrsonnlearnings of a debtor who s the head of a family DES MOINES Members of future sessions of the Legis lature would get increases from to under a bill filed with the House Thursday by Rep John Duffy DDitbuque and 60 others A somewhat similar bill was filed Wednesday in the Sen ate Duffy also offered a bill to re a present ban on to employes of the state Duffy said the introduction of bills by indi viduals Under the current Duffy meas ure the pay for a lawmaker would be a day for service in any special session instead of the pres ent per day This bill would make it pos sible for future legislators to at least receive sufficient compen sation to pay their or political subdivisions Rep Emil Novak RCedar Rap ids offered a measure which would require state employes to retire at age B5 m ill Silt U Ihursday was the last day for postage in Illinois Duffy cited salaries and allow ances of legislators in neighbor ing states They range from a low of plus a day for ex in Missouri to plus   

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