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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 4, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Homo f t MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE L L N 0 R T H j 0 W A N S N I I 0 H 8 0 R S POME VOL LXiil Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH 4 1957 This Paper Consists of Two One No 124 Taken in N Iowa Robberies The World Around Us i Democracy Increasing in Turkey Number 91 EDITORS 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 TSTANBUL task of weaning Turkey away from its Moslem and Asian past anc converting it into a Europeai nation is stil under Thi progress mad in the five year since 1 last vis ited here is dis cernable bu you lo h a v to look for it It s t a r t e i hack in the mici die twentie when Mustaph W EARL HALL Kemal Pasha later to become revered as At taturk meaning father of a cut the Sultan down to size look veils off women and fezzes off men moved the cap ital to a wholly new site Ankara and rechristened Constantinople as Istanbul The most pronounced current manifestation of the longterm program of orienting Turkey westward toward Europe and U is a new national law re quiring Turkish vendors and c MARY JANE BARKER Girls Body Found in 3x5 Closet BELLMAWR Iffi Th search for tiny Mary Jane Barke ended in a three by five closet o a vacant ranch house here Sun day where a playmate found th huddled body of the pretty blond child Sixyearold M aria Frietta visiting the newly built house o Belmond Boy Dies in Crash Support for Middle East Plan Grows WASHINGTON UP Presi lent Eisenhowers Middle East loctrine appeared likely Monday o receive a heavy Senate vote f approval The doctrine cleared a major lurdle last Saturday when the Senators beat down a proposal to strip the resolution of its eco lomic aid provisions Israels an nounced intentions to withdraw from Egypt added to the resolu tions chances of passage Senate leaders predict it will clear the Senate by Tuesday night Senate Democratic Leader Lyn don B Johnson DTex sum moned the Senate into session an hour early Monday to speed final debate on the resolution aimed at thwarting Communist expan sion in the area SenateHouse negotiators will meet later on the resolution to square differing versions passed her aunt playfully threw open by each branch of Congress Some closet door Her puppy which had disappeared along with Mary Jane last Monday bounded out alive and frisky On the floor however lay 4yearold Mary Jane her blonde tresses covered by the hood of her jacket merchants to conform to a one price system Both their buying and theii selling prices must be exhibited in plainsight Largest Bazar Area To appreciate how revolution ary this innovation is one must have had contact with the worlds largest Bazar area here in Istan bul In the olden days anybody who stepped up and paid what the seller asked for any item would be set down immediately as an imbecile Bargaining was almost the absolute synonym for Turkish economic life Of course a change such as this caii be effected only by a highly paternalistic government And the Turkish government is that It was a fullflowered dictator ship under Attaturk but in the 18 years since his death building on the foundations laid by him the Turks have achieved quite a sizable measure of essential de mocracy But they havent gone the whole way by any means Three Problems Once Turkey had three over riding problems One of these was a low living standard based on pathetically inadequate natural resources one was an almost universal illiteracy growing out of that low living standard the third was a benighted govern m e n t tied to a religion which looked backward rather than for ward One of these problems has been solved The Moslem church in fluence has been reduced to the vanishing point But there is still a widespread poverty and the program designed to achieve un iversal literacy still has a long distance to go When I was last here the av erage annual income was being figured at as against in our country The best guess I could get in my much too brief stay this time is that the figure has grown to perhaps S200 a year as against our or thereabouts currently Stabilized Currency One of the most vexing prob lems confronting the Turkish gov ernment has been establishing and maintaining a stabilized cur rency On the open market out side Turkey the money in use here can be purchased for rough ly half as much as the level im posed by Ankara on the people of Turkey That just isnt a healthy condition How the story is coming out is anybodys guess Most assuredly however the Turks are retaining the ruggcdness of spirit engen dered in them by that fabulous character called Attaturk And just as sure the United Stales has no more loyal ally on the face of the earth at this particu lar moment in history Died of Fright A medical authority he de clined to be the child probably died of fright and starvation after being trapped in the cold dark A patholo gist said cursory examination Save no indication of foul Nfor was there any evidence the girl had been criminally assault ed A preliminary autopsy indi cated Mary Jane had eaten noth ing since she vanished Police Chief Edward Garrilv said the house had been searched three times since Mr and Mrs Frank Barker reported their daughter missing and he was al most positive the closet had been checked Garrity said there were no marks of violence on the childs body Near Home Ironically M a r y Jane was found only two blocks from her home and only 50 feet from where Mrs Mary Frietta last saw her playing with the puppy of her own daughter in front of the Fri etta home The puppy which appeared in good condition was to be exam ined to determine when it had last eaten Neither searchers nor workmen had reported hearing any barking or whining while in the house last week police said compromise in the language of the resolution probably will be sought Other congressional news Rackets Robert F Kennedy counsel for the Senate Rackets I n v e s tigating Committee dis closed that Teamster President Dave Beck has not yet handed over his personal financial rec ords to the committee as request ed The committee planned to re sume hearings Tuesday on charges Teamsters officials were involved in vice and gambling operations in Portland Ore It promised that even more sensa tions will be uncovered in the course of their investigations Housing A House Banking sub committee opened hearings on proposals to provide funds to ease the shortage of money in the home mortgage market Subcom mittee Chairman Albert Rains DAla says Congress must take almost emergency action to 2 Friends in Critical Condition BELMOND A Belmond youtl was fatally injured and two are in critical condition at Belmonc Community Hospital after an au to accident Sunday afternoon James Fred Loeffler 15 eighth grader in the Belmond School died late Sunday at the hospital Bobby Busick 16 driver of the car and Allen Meints 16 were in critical condition A fourth occupant of ho car did not require hospilalization He was David Door also 16 Lost Control The accident occurred about Sunday at the north cast outskirts of Belmond Busick lost control of his car when it skidded in loose gravel as he was passing another car on a rural road He had received his drivers and bought the PEDALS 100 BLOCKS David Draper AP Wirephoto Portland Ore pedaled his trike more than 100 blocks and still had enough pep left to ride ceaselessly around the po lice station while waiting for his father to pick him up Officers said the boy set a pace of a block a minute when he left the house for a little jaunt He wound up nine miles from home homebuilding from coming to a Taxes House Republican Lead er Joseph Martin Jr Mass has urged Congress to cut the fat from President Eisenhowers bud get to clear the way for a tax cut next year Martin said un questionably money can be pared from Mr Eisenhowers billion defense proposals rAll About The Weather Mason City Occasional light snow and colder Monday night and Tuesday Low Monday night 1518 High Tuesday 20 25 At Least Four Dead in Arkansas Cavein LITTLE ROCK Ark W An avalanche of rock and dirt fell on workmen at an excavating site in jthe Little Rock business district Monday killing at least four One man was rescued a few minutes after a 20foot earthen wall a half city block long col lapsed in the heart of the business district BenGurion Orders Quick Withdrawal of Israeli Forces EAMON DE VALERA Tension Grips Ireland on Election Eve DUBLIN Ireland Tension gripped Ireland Monday on elec tion eve sparked by fears tha the outlawed Irish Republican Army IRA might strike a dra matic gesture of defiance Although the campaign was th Witnesses told the investigating quietest since southern Ireland officers Deputy Sheriff Dale counties won independence i rod and Patrolman Al Sparby that Busick was driving at a high license Friday car Saturday rate of speed The car rolled over three times flinging all of the occupants to the ground The ma chine had been headed north and landed in the ditch on the west side of the road Further Investigation Walrod said that a decision whether charges would be filed would depend on further inquiry This was Wright Countys first fatality of the year after a record 20 last year Loeffler was the son of Mr and Mrs Lewis Sorenson Dump Truck Turns Over lowan Killed JERUSALEM W Prime Minister David Ben Gurion gave the final orders Monday directing withdrawal of remain ing Israeli troops from Egypt The decision brought bitter demonstrations in Jerusalem Hundreds of demonstrators marched through the streets demanding that the BenGurion government resign Stop the withdrawn the crowd shouted Police squads clashed with the demonstrators and made several arrests Work on Details The demonstrations broke out as Maj ion Moshe Dayan Israeli chief of staff met Maj Gen E L M Burns com mander of the United Nations Emergency Force to work out details of the takeover in the Gaza Strip and along the Gulf of Aqaba Their conference was at Lyd da Airport Police closed several streets in Jerusalem to prevent the demonstrators mostly stu dents from marching on the raeli Parliament Tuesday at which the Premier was slated to reaffirm Israels decision to pull out of the disputed areas trusting to the United States and the United Nations for pro tection against a renewal of Egyptian shooting Withdrawal could get under way this week The dramatic announcement was made to newsmen at mid day as BenGurion Traffic accidents took the lives of three other lowans during the weekend Walter Dovert 74 farmer living near Pleasanlville was killed Sun day night when struck by a cai as he walked near the junctior of Highways 6092 northwest of Knoxville Thomas Dee Tucker 22 Cedar Rapids was injured fatally when the car in which he was riding ran into a utility pole in Cedar Rapids Saturday night Cass V Wasmer 62 Grtswold realtor was killed Saturday when his car left Highway 2 on a curve and overturned near Bedford 1922 special emergency precau ions were taken along the jilterj ronlier separating the republi Vom the six Britishruled north ern counties of Ireland Americanborn 74yearold Ea mon de Valera in fighting trii hough nearly blind has woun up a strong campaign to win back the premiership De Valeras Fianna Fail men of destiny ap peared out front in the campaign ing for the republics 18th nation al election Tuesday The election was forced by the resignation of a coalition govern ment led for the past three years by John A Costello mildman nered 65yearold Dublin lawyer Sinn Fein political arm of the illegal IRA has entered a slate of 19 parliamentary candidates for Tuesdays Irish election as a Thieves Crack Safes Joice Wesley Britt Lake Hit The total loot climbed to ap proximately Monday as re jorts of North safe burglar es poured into sheriffs offices in bur counties Authorities were of the opinion hat safe crackings in Clear Lake Joice Brill and Wesley were the work of the same gang The amount taken was all in cash and he thieves left checks which were in nearly every safe which was broken open Concentrating on grocery stores and creameries the robbers used a system police call hat is prying open the doors of the safe At one location a charge of explosive of an undetermined type was used in combination with the Work of Professionals Authorities described the rob beries as obviously the work of professional The largest amount was about from the Lake Food Cen ter at Clear Lake Manager Dick Scott told Deputy Sheriff Bill Mc Cill who is investigating the Clear Lake robberies that ha worked in the store until Sunday The store is open rom 9 to 1 Sunday and the safe held the receipts of the mornings business Entry to the store was gained ihrotigh the front door which was jimmied open McGill said both locks on the rear doors were broken off from the inside indi cating the thieves left the building from the rear The safe was a small one and was pried open Also Looted The cash regTsTer machine also were broken into The theft was discovered by E A Brown an employe of the meat show of strength The Sinn Fein ers sav thev would not take their was en gaged in nonstop conferences with leaders of political parties including the leaders of the two parties in his coalition which threatened to quit over the with drawal issue Fort Dodge Business Destroyed by Fire FORT DODGE Zakeers Auto Home Supply was de stroyed by a quick spreading fire seats in the even if they Dail won Parliament as a protest against the partition of Ireland Scattered Flurries Expected in Iowa A layer of gray clouds covered Iowa Monday and there was a trace of light snow in the Mason City area The Weather Bureau said there was a chance for more snow flur ries in northeast Iowa and a few light rain showers in western and department when he came to work Monday morning There was no evidence of a forcible entry at the Clear Lake CoOperative Creamery where approximately was stolen Manager L E Jacobson said he left liic office at about 5 Sunday The theft was discovered at 8 Monday by Mrs Harold Counsell a bookkcper McGili said the lock on he creamery door is easily opened The safe there was pried open about four inches from the top and a charge of explosive was placed The door was then blown off Clear Lake police said Monday which ruined the firms stock of auto electric homcipecled in western and central appliances and toys Only theIowa Monday night with lows walls of the onestory structure Tanging from near in the north left standing to southeast centra areas during the hc buiiding at 4 Somewhat cooler weather was lhat fhcre was no cvidcnce they Iowa Scattered light snow Mon day night colder central and west low 15 northwest to 25J FORT DODGE UP George Parlia southeast Considerable about 30 was killcdj Fighting broke out in places ness and colder Tuesday j Monday when a dump truck and one demonstrator was in turned over at the Fort Dodge jurcd in a police charge FiveDay Iowa 1 empcraturcsiLimestone Co near here Lank Mad in Advance will average 4 to 8 degrees bej ford was backing the truck into spokesman an Noma Noimal when the truck turned north to 44 south Normal lowsovcr killing him instantlv 18 north to 24 south ColderL Tuesday and continued quite cold rest of period Precipita KILLED IN CRASH lion will average 15hundrrdths TULSA Okla R to onefourth of an inch as Faulkner 23 Pomeroy Iowa was tcrmittcnt snow flurries withkilled Saturday when his light heavier falls Wednesday or plane crashed near here about 45J Thursday minutes after taking off Minnesota Cloudy flurries GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Monday Maximum Sunday 32 Minimum Sunday Night 23 At 8 Monday 26 Precipitation Trace YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 37 22 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Sunday Maximum Saturday 21 Minimum Saturday night R At 8 Sunday H Radio Commentary Carried on Page 2 One Mans Earl Halls 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 Dayan to invite Burns to a meeting Monday afternoon to discuss measures necessary to carry out the withdrawal of forces in accordance with the statement by the foreign min ister Golcla The official said Israel also is ready to withdraw her civilian officials from the Gaza Strip The announcement was made in advance of an appearance by BenGurion before the Is SAME MONEY OVERLOOKED Deputy Sheriff Bill safecrackers missed in a robbery at the Lake Foorl Center Clear Lake Sun day nijiht The bill was found in a litter of checks which left at he scene Both doors of the safe were pried open of a breakin at that lime Joice Breakins Thieves escaped Saturday nisht tvilh S100 in one of iwo al loicc Worth County Sheriff An sel Conner said the money was taken from a desk drawer at Abrahamsons Super Market It all in Si and bills The Joice CoOperative Cream ery also was broken into but Sher iff Conner said it did not appear that anything was missing Earl Hagcn buttcrmakcr discovered Ithe breakin at Sunday At Britt the thieves pried open the front door of the Community SUJKV Market according to Han cock County Sheriff L M Dutch Rrouer The was taken from the safe in an up stairs office The safe was The cash register aiso was pried open but il was empty The breakin was discovered at by the store manager Alfred Champion Door Pried Open Entry at the Krausc Grocery at Wesley was gained through the front door Kosstilh County Sheriff Ralph Lindshorst said He said the door had been pried open The cash was taken from an old safe in the store Linds horst said the outer door of the safe was unlocked The knob on the inner door was knocked off as was the knob on a strong box built into the safe The thieves however failed to open the strong ibox Tho robbery was discovered shortly before 8 Monday by the owner and manager of store Don Krausc The thievos got in rhanya from the Stiuler Grocery at Wcs   

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