Wednesday, March 6, 1957

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 6, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS tTiON VOL LXIII Auoclited Press and United Press Full Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 1957 This Paper Consists of Two One No 124 Violence Mars Withdrawal by Israeli The World Around Us i Greece Is Cradle of Civilization Number 93 EDITORS is one of 3 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 phasiied by Mr Hall than scenic features By W EARL HALL A THENS Greece No other speck of real estate on the earths surface has had such an impact on history and civilization as this one called Greece Pres ently its a bit smaller than Iowa and in its glory day years ago it was smaller still both in area and population Area square miles population 9 mil lion at latest This was one of my reflections today as I braved a chill wind on the incompar able Acropolis to examine that greatest of al a r c h i t e c t u r a 1 master pieces the Par thenon and the numerous other reminders of culture long since dead Im not con W CARL HALL ceited enough to think I can write anything aboui this hallowed scene that hasnt been written a thousand times and with far greater authenticity than I could bring to the assign ment The most I can hope for is to set down a few sidelights A Relative Word The word ancient of course is relative Athens is ancient for me an American But its no more than medium ancient1 when compared with Egypt Mes opotamia or indeed with certain other parts of Greece particularjaw and ly the island of Crete Civiliza injuries tions had flourished and vanishcc when Athens was attaining its Golden Age under Pericles in the fifth century About the only true first tha can be claimed for Athens is the theater which had its inception on the south slope of the Acropolis The natural amphitheater still ha pretty much its original form I was there that Thespis from whom we get our Thespian staged his plays in the 6th centurj before Christ Stone Seats Within the century Eschylos Sophocles and Euripides had al unveiled their genius as pla wrights on the very stage I vis iled this afternoon Socrates Plato and Aristotle undoubted were among the early occupant of the stone seats which still loo down on that Proscenium I fel I was shaking hands with th ancient past Before this I had clambered about on the rocks beneath the Parthenon and its great gate called the Propylaca where St Paul brought Christianity to the Pagan Greeks in the first century His persontoperson evan gelism was conducted daily in the great market place Agora still further down the slope but his sermons were delivered from atop this mighty rock Bronze Plaque A part of Pauls first sermon Is reproduced on a bronze plaque The modern Greek view is that he got off to a good start but had an Ineffectual ending The Pagans were intrigued when he announced he was about AP Wirephoto ACID R E Mc Means shown testifying at a bribery hearing last week was burned severely in the face Wednesday when an unidenti fied assailant threw acid at him in downtown Austin Tex He may lose sight in one eye as result of the incident Osage Man Dies After Accident OSAGE Mitchell Countys irst traffic fatality was recordec Wednesday with the death of Gary Lievrouw 18 Osage at the Mitchell Memorial Hospital He was injured in a onecar accident about 3 Tuesday a half mile north and a half mile east of Little Cedar The youth on a 30day furlough from the Army was alone in the car He later told his mother be had fallen asleep The car struck an iron bridge on the left side and spun around but did not jump the bridge SENATE VOTES OVERWHELMING APPROVAL Speedy House OK on Doctrine Seen Dulles Approves Plan for MidEast Despite Several Senate Changes WASHINGTON House leaders Wednesday de cided to speed the Senate version of President Eisen howers Middle East resolution right on to the White House Thursday Speaker Rayburn of Texas announced he had notice from the White House and State Department that the resolution is satis factory despite Senateimposed changes The Senate passed the measure Tuesday night 7219 Rayburn said Democratic and Republican leaders have agreed to bypass the normal procedure of seeking a compromise with sena tors over the resolution aimed against Russian aggression in the Middle East The resolution serves notice on the Kremlin that America will fight if necessary against Communist attack in the strategic Middle East And it would give hower more freedom in spending up to 200 million dollars in milij taryeconbmic aid to that area between now and July 1 The House first passed the res olution 35561 on Jan 30 almost exactly as Eisenhower requested The Senate put in a number of changes in a lengthy debate which delayed passage for two months after Eisenhowers original ur gent request On the final Senate vote 30 Democrats and 42 Republicans were counted for while 16 Demo crats joined Republicans McCar thy Jenner Ind and Ma lone Nev in opposing Secretary of State Dulles Tues day night quick approval to the Senate version saying the substance is the same as in the House bill Build It is now Dulles added He was found at the Congress of the United an unidentified driver of a milk truck Lievrouw suffered a fractured undetermined internal Surviving are his parents Mor ris and Georgia Scofield Liev rouw a brother Morris Liev rouw and a sister Margaret He was born near St Ansgar in June 1938 and attended the Osagc schools Later he entered the service He was a member of the Sacred Heart Church at St Ansgar Funeral rites are pend ing at the Champion Funeral Home to tell them of an unknown They were always on the look for another god But he lost them when he began talking about the good life and life after That just wasnt within their area of comprehension At Corinth and elsewhere in Greece the former Saul of Tar sus gained converts in sizable numbers But here in Athens his initial efforts brought only two into the fold one of them a woman Within the confines of that same ncient market place the broad concept of individual freedom and human dignity had its birth enough among a race of people which numbered 10 slaves for every free citizen Warns Guard Wing May Be Moved DBS MOINES Maj Gan Fred C Tandy Iowa adjutant general said Wednesday that un less a satisfactory lease could be obtained for a flight simulator building and rocket storage facil ities in the Des Moines area the IowaNebraska wing of the Air National Guard and the Des Moines units may be moved else where in the stale Tandy explained that the feder al government has allocated to his office to cover the costs of the facilities It is pro posed to do the construction at the Des Moines Air Guard airport But unless arrangements can be worked out for leasing about 70 acres the transfer of the wingj headquarters and DCS Moines j units could follow Tandy said i He expressed the hope that the Des Moines City Council will act at its meeting next Monday to pro vide the required lease for the proposed facilities Tandy said that unless the addi tional land is obtained the Air Guard will not be able to make a changeover to F86 jet planes from the slower F80 and F84 now in use at Des Moines States has by an impressive non partisan majority joined with the President to assure the peoples of the free nations in the Middle East that the United States stands ready to join with them to build up their strength and if need be help them defend their national i n t e g ri t y and independence against Communist armed ag Normally when the House and Senate disagree on major bills they set up a conference commit tee to iron out differences Then they pass a compromise measure House approval of the Senate ver sion would make that process un jnecessary Red Aggression The House meeting Eisenhow ers request voted to give him authority to use U S armed forces if necessary to help a Middle East nation requesting such aid to defend itself against overt Communist aggression The Senate voted instead to de clare that if the President deter mines it is necessary the United States is prepared to use armec forces for that purposes Lie Detector Test Slated for Zusman WASHINGTON Senate ackets committee Wednesday arranged a lie detector test for a Portland night club own er who denied a bawdy house nadams testimony he had as sured her of immunity from raids The night club operator Nathan Zusman complained because no similar test was set up for the madam Helen Hardy But under prodding from committee chair man McClellan he fin ally Ill take No Objection Mrs Hardy had testified Tues day that Zusman assured her that if she opened a house of prosti tution in Portland there would be no objection from Dist Ally William E Langley of Multno mah County a Democrat Zusman heatedly denied Mrs Hardys testimony demanding a lie detector test for both of them Blanket Denial McClellan told Zusman Wednes day that a transcript of conflict ing testimony by Zusman and Mrs Hardy was being sent to the Justice Department Sen Mundl RSD told the witness his re plies to questions would be checked by the department to determine which of you is guilty of Zusman entered a blanket de nial of Mrs Hardys story that he had told her there would be no interference if she opened a house of prostitution in Portland as she did in mid1955 It since has closed down Keokuk Passes Fire Station Bond Issue KEOKUK bond issue to replace the 100yearold central fire station was approved in a special election here Tuesday The entire project will cost SAME Black mezni traffic death Im pas 4 hoars AP Wirephoto U S BASE AT WILKES STATION U SNavy personnel gather around to watch the commissioningceremony at Wilkes Station in first time the flag had flown over an outpost in Wilkes Land Purpose of the station is to give glaciolo gists an opportunity to diga 100foot hole to study layers of snow centuries old Mixed Reaction by Congress on Longtime Foreign Aid WASHINGTON CUP A presi dential advisory committees pre diction that this countrys foreign aid program must continue for a long time to come drew a mixed reaction from Congress Wednesday But congressmen welcomed the committees recommendation for Western Plains States Hit by Snowstorm CHEYENNE Wyo bitter latewinter storm whirled down onto the plains of Wyoming and Colorado Wednesday Winds up to 40 miles an hour accompanied six inches of snow at Cheyenne and lesser amounts elsewhere in the eastern half of the state Highway travel was halted on roads west and south of Cheyenne Buses were reportedhalted at Laramie and Medicine Bow and at Eaton and Nunn where their passengers took shelter in stations and hotels GETS FOUR MONTHS MINEOLA Snyder 32 was sentenced to fourmonth jail term Tuesday for making hoax phone calls in the kidnaping of Peter Weinberger cutting the cost of foreign aid to taxpayers The special report on foreign aid was submitted to the White House by the Presidents citizen advisers on the mutual security program The sevenman group headed by former Chairman Ben jamin F of the U S Steel Corp wrote the report after a sixmonth inquiry a Foreign Affairs Con mittee member said the report produced conclusions that would be made by anyone who carefully studied the critical areas of the world Bui Rep Robert C Byrd D another committee mem ber said he would hesitate to think that foreign aid would be continued over a long Rep John M Vorys Chairman Otto Passman D administration spokesman on theiLa of the House Appropriations House Foreign Affairs that passes on for said the report shows that when intelligent practical men are used to study our foreign aid programs they realize the vital necessity of maintaining our collective secur eign aid proposals said if we dont reduce foreign aid by SI billion or more I dont think we can look our people in the The committee report said that some major change in Premier Wins Support Pullout Is Halted Once JERUSALEM Israel began moving out of the Gaza Strip and he Aqaba Gulf coast Wednesday Premier David BenGurion rushed parliamentary oposition o the pullout winning over vhelming votes of confidence Ha said there will be peace if the United States and other powers vill keep their promises to Arab disturbances and an Is aeH suspicion that the U N emergency Force planned to re store Egyptian administrators in aza interrupted the flow of ma eriei from the strategic area for a few hours Authoritative reports said the pullout was resumed Wednesday afternoon Two Slain The Israeli army announced an Arab civilian and an Israeli sol lier were killed and two Israeli soldiers were wounded during an outbreak of sniping and attempted ooting Reports reaching Tel Aviv said 3 contingent of U N liaison of ficers had already crossed into aza al Rafah and that the bulk of the troops would enter oon afterward BenGurion slashed at Egypts President Nasser in his speech before Parliament preliminary to the votes that overwhelmed his Nationalist Herut the Communists and the Conservative General Zionists If the United States and other powers will keep their word to us there will be BenGurion said If they will not keep their promise and if they shrink before the Egyptian dictators that he will not allow Israeli ship ping in the Aqaba Gulf there will be no 41 Majorities Parliament batted clown a series of antigovernment motions by majorities ranging around 4tol or better A Herut nonconfidence motion lost 8425 A Communist motion went down 1146 A third motion condemning the governments withdrawal from its Gaza and Aqaba decision was defeated 8524 The decision to go through with the withdrawal came only after fresh diplomatic consultations in Washington and BenGurions re ceipt of a letter from President Eisenhower giving U S backing to Israels hopes for peace in the Middle East rAll About The Weather Red Oak Boy Killed When Hit by Truck RED OAK Hood 3 was killed instantly Wednes day when he ran into the path of a bread truck behind a Red Oak grocery Billy was walking with his mother Mrs George D Hood Red Oak when the acci dent happened AP Wirephoto HAPPY PASSENGERS Safely on the ground at Memphis the 41 passen gers and crew step off this DC7 airliner after the left outboard engine threw a pro peller and ripped a section of the fuselage The accident happened at but the craft landed without trouble or injury to anyone aboard And Rep Clement J Zablocki U S spending abroad never should be allowed to exceed S3 billion a year ap proximately the amount spent in the last fiscal year It said the economy could stand this but it added that the committee would like to see a healthy cut in foreign aid costs The committee called on pri vate business to carry a heavier load operations abroad and thereby make possible a signifi cant reduction in government In arriving at the billion in Mason City Generally fair Wed ncseday night and Thursday Low Wednesday night 1015 high Thursday lower 30s Iowa Partly cloudy through Thursday Colder Wed nesday night low 1015 north mid 20s south FiveDay Iowa will average 8 below normal spending overseas the com TcinperaturesimLlLeo included billion in to 12 degrees aid to fncncllv through next Monday Colder Wednesday night Moderating temperatures Friday or Saturday Normal highs 37 north to 44 south Nor mal lows 18 north to 24 south Precipitation will average one tenth to twotenths of an inch occurring as intermittent snow over the weekend Minnesota Fair much colder GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 4 Minimum Tuesday nifihl 12 At 8 Wednesday 14 nations billion in economic and tech nical assistance and billion spent by military forces and civilian agencies aboard Egyptian Control The Gaza Strip was under Egyptian control from 1949 until Israel seized the 26m i i elong district las November Most of the population consists of Pal estine refugees who are fed by the United Nations Streets in Gaza Town the capi tal were deserted The withdrawal of military equipment from Gaza and tha Aqaba Gulf coast started Wednes day morning by land sea and air under a program reported de signed to have the transfer of tha areas to emergency troops completed within 48 hours Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum snow 53 32 SAY THAT AGAIN HAVANT England The Road Safety Council announced Wednesday it has obtained a copy of the British Highway Code in braille Wont Demand Master Contract With Hormel AUSTIN Minn atives of United Packinghouse Workers of America from seven states Tuesday agreed not to press for a master contract agreement with the George A Hormel meat packing plant They decided it was not advan tageous currently to seek such a pact The contrac with Hormel permits amendment at any time The session cast a unanimous vote for adoption of Saturday premium pay with 20 tolerance straight time Saturdays set aside There would be only five hours work on straight lime Sat urdays with lime and a half pay for other Saturdays Irwin Driver Killed in Auto Accident IIARLAN M Cyrus Monson 34 operator of a nursing home at Irwin was killed about mid Tuesday when his car left Highway 59 about five miles north of Harlan Monson was thrown from tha car as it rolled over and appar ently was killed outright He was alone A passing motorist dis covered the accident Benson Ford Suffers Mild Heart Attack DETROIT Ford Motor Co spokesman confirmed Wed nesday that Vice President Ben son Ford suffered a very mild heart attack while vacationing at Palm Beach Fla The spokes man said the 37yearold execu tive would remain under observ ation at Palm Beachs Good Sa maritan Hospital lor two or three