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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 5, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor the ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI MIWSPAriR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH 10 WANS X I I C H I 0 ft S HOME EDITION VOL LXIII AMOcUted and United PTMI Full Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 5 19S7 This Paper Consists of Two One 151 World Around Us Some Odds Ends From Notebook Number 119 EDITORS is of ctrics of daily reports by our editor on 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 TJ1GH OVER THE ATLANTIC ri MOON ABOVE CLOUD BANK long night picking up six hours through the time had time to thumb back through the little bluebacked notebook with most of the information that has gone into my daily travel pieces Surprisingly enough Ive dis covered some unused items in that notebook which mighl prove much more interest ing than many of Ihe facts in corporated in my articles propose to le you be the judge that It nearly kills me to assume a W EARL HALLsquatting posi tion for as much as two minutes but thats the universal posture for resting among the people o the Southwest Pacific Indonesia and SoutHeast Asia Men women and children sit that way by the hour when they could just as we sit down and take the weight off their legs and feet Flame of Hate Even the Hitlerites with their genius for creating hatred among the peoples of the nations over run by them were novices com pared with the Japanese In Bali Java Singapore Malaya and Burma the flame of hate is still burning As in Guam and the Phil ippines the Japs hid themselves in caves and stayed on for it years after the war was ended in Bali Theres still a reluctance on the part of natives 24 who esc to enter openingsalongside highback door ways Through much of the Pacific and Asian world bamboo is used for scaffolding in new construc tion The great reeds are tied to gether by various kinds of native fiber never nails of Central heating is all but un known There probably is a toilet that will flush somewhere in thai great expanse of the worlds sur I never found it Oil Output Hiked Natives in Sumatra and other oilproducing areas get their gas oline at considerably less than it costs the refineries Its just part of the program of good public The closing of the Suez Canal had the effect of step ping up oil production in Sumatra although that was pretty much a hushhush subject All through the equatorial is lands scarecrows for rice pad dies and other fields consist of co conut husks fashioned to simulate a man with a hat and set atop a bamboo pole in a field Ducks and geese are trained in Bali not to wander beyond a certain distance from a pole stuck up as the cen ter of their feeding plot Small Cars Automobiles are mostly of the toy size variety for fuel economy Where British influence prevails driving is on the left side Fijis New Zealand Australia Indone sia Singapore Malaya Burma India and But its on the right side in Vietnam Cam bodia Thailand Iran Lebanon Jordan Egypt Turkey Greece Austria Russia Finland Nor way Denmark Belgium and Hol land Sweden in fact is the only European country with lefthand drive Its feast or famine for automo bile horns Either drivers use them constantly or they are pro hibited by law at all times Leba nons drivers are the most reck less I encountered Its regarded as courageous to take chances Lunatics at Large Unless lunatics arc violent In dia lets them run at large on the streets at all times making impassioned speeches Some guides are qualified but more are not and their greatest shortcoming is Its a common assumption that if you talk real loud youll be under stood It doesnt work I know Ive tried it And whats Million Whittled Off Governors Budget SURVIVED BOMB BLAST AP Wicephoto Terrified and hysterical Joyce Chapdelaine 23 is led from a Los Angeles tavern after a bomb exploded killing six and injuring five She and Oscar Camou were among the survivors At right is an unidentified detective Six Burned to Death Five Hurt When Bomb7 Is Tossed Into Taproom LOS ANGELES W A makeshift gasoline bomb turned a quiet neighborhood bar into a funeral pyre for six persons late Thursday night The coroner said six persons died at the scene on a quiet street n south central Los Angeles Five others were injured Police said the bomb was thrown through the front door of he Club Mecca by three men who had been ejected earlier when hcy tried to dance with one of the cocktail bars woman customers Asst Fire Chief R A said the men sloshed a bucket of gasoline or some other highly nflammable liquid onto the floor ind then threw a match in after It went up like a blow said the bartender Larry Fenton 24 who escaped uninjured out the r Bodies Found Others werent that lucky One male customer was found on a nearly melted corner barstool eaning slightly backward against the shattered front wall Two charred bodies were found in one of the cafes four booths Another was on the bar floor The only woman victim ran screaming into the street clothes ablaze She died soon after near the body of another victim Two other customers escaped the flames by running into a rest room and were rescued by fire men Blackened Ruin Inside the small cafe was blackened ruin The 20foot long bar was a charred wreck Shat tered blackened bottles stood in front of a smoke obliterated mir ror The three unidentified men who threw the improvised molotov cocktail escaped in a car amidst a barrage of gunfire from a passerby Vernon Waggy 24 told police he was walking down the street when he saw the men be gin running as the explosion and flames shattered the front of the cafe I pulled out a 32 caliber au tomatic which I carry for protec tion and fired at them I think I hit Waggy said Police saic there were three bullet holes in a parked car in front of the cafe Americas one choicest blessing in our buying economy My unqualified an swer OUR ONEPRICE SYS Im and tired of hag gling Waterloo Motorist Found Guilty in Death of His Wife WATERLOO District Court jury of eight men and four women Thursday night found Frank Fader 35 Waterloo guilty of manslaughter in the traffic death of his wife Florence Fader 41 was killec Feb 15 when she was thrown from the car her husband was driving after it hit a bridge abut menfc on U S 20 here Fader also was charged with drunken driving Conviction on the charge carries a mandatory eightyear prison sentence All About The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy Friday night becoming partly cloudy Saturday Low Friday night 26 Saturday 4043 Iowa Snow diminishing flurries extreme north Friday night mostly cloudy elsewhere Low Friday night 25 northwest to 35 southeast Decreasing cloudi ness Saturday a little warmer southwest ive day Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 8 degrees be low normal Saturday through next Wednesday Only minor daily temperature changes are U S Not to Fill in Vacuum Regret Arms Cut by Britain WASHINGTON Diplomatic and military officials reportec Friday that the United States has no plans to fill any vacuum which may be created by Brit ains announced intention to cu back its military forces The reduction program an nounced in London Thursday is regarded in official quarters here as an unhappy but unavoidable result of Britains need to c u costs The net result it was generally agreed will be weakening o the available security strength o the free world although this effec will be offset in some degree b providing greater fire power fo the smaller British forces parti with U S aid Already Committed The United States has alreadj ccmmitted itself to provide th British with intermediate rang guided missiles as soon as they become available They are nov in the development stage here These are range mis siles capable of carrying atomi warheads The eventual establishment missile bases in Britain wit atomic warheads stored nearb under American control wi give the British a striking against Russia which they hav not heretofore had Both Ameri can and British leaders prefer t call this deterrent power meaning that the Russians wi be further deterred from threat ening or attacking the West This was seen as aiding bot British and U S defenses No Surprise State and Defense Departmen officials said the British plan came as no surprise to the U S expected Normal highs 57 government since Britain ha north to 61 south Normal lows 33 north to 38 south Precipi tation will average twotenths to 35bundredths of an inch oc curring as rain or snow early next week Minnesota Light snow warmer Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum Thursday 33 Minimum Thursday night 31 At 8 Friday 32 Precipitation 2 snow YEAR AGO Maximum 58 Minimum 33 been consulting with the Unite States and other allies for months But they also said that now th plans are definite the Unite States will have to undertake th most detailed study to see wha impact the cuts will have o Ameri tanand free world securit in relation to Soviet bloc strength Britain is a member of all thre organizations North Atlanti Treaty Southeast Asi Treaty SEATO an d Baghda are the keystones o the defensive grand strategy o the nonCommunist nations For the moment the resource of these groups are considere sufficient to provide the securit needed in Europe Southeast Asi and the Middle East Officer Shot When Pistol Discharges CHARLES CITY Pa trolman Ralph Milhan accident ally shot himself in the left hand Thursday while loading his gunllyn Waugh the author of Decline WINS LIBEL SUIT LONDON Eve Action on Floor to x Follow Million Cut Is Goal HE MADE IT AP Wircphotn Bus driver J D Willard Cheyenne surveys his icecaked machine after it cleared huge snowdrifts and battled high winds in reaching its des tination during the areas second big storm in 10 clays Travel in Colorado is slowly returning to normal after the blow after he had cleaned it He touched the trigger on the 38 caliber pistol and a bullet pierced his hand between the thumb and the fore finger and Vile Bodies and many other books was awarded damages Thursday in his libel suit against the London Daily Express Postal Money Bill OKd WASHINGTON W The House Appropriations Committee Friday informally approved a million extra appropriation for the Post Office Department and agreed to consider next Friday a re quest for million more Implied in the committees ac tion was an understanding that the department would not puc in to effect Saturday sharp service curtailments which Postmaster General Siimmerfietd had said would be ordered if extra money was not provided at once Advised of the committee deci sion aides to Summcrfield said he would either issue a formal statement or meet with newsmen before the end of the clay to dis cuss future moves Extra Million The department has requested Congress to give it an extra S47 million for the next three months An appropriations subcommittee approved million of the re quest last Wednesday Summerfield said that was in adequate and announced that starting Saturday he would order such steps as to halt city and rural days orders He has said unforeseen ex penses stemmed from increased mail volume and the need to serve expanding residential ar House Clerk Gustafson Dead at 75 DES MOINES C Gustaf son 75 chief clerk of the Iowa House of Representatives and an employe of the Legislature most of the time for the last 50 years died Friday at a Des Moines hos pital He collapsed at his desk while the House was in session about a month ago and after being in a hospital and at home for a time he returned to his work briefly Gustafson reentered the hospital March 22 for treatment for ajand the southeast corner of Wy Violent Weather Remains By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS A rash of violent early April DES MOINES cans Friday whittled another million off the budget recommen dations of Gov Herschel Love less in three bills drawn up for floor action The Senate Thursday passed a fourth bill which reduced the gov ernors request for state depart ments by another million The appearance of the mea sures from the Senate and House Appropriations Committees made it apparent Republicans are out to chop the Democratic gover nors million budget by at least million Major Bill One major bill affecting the state general fund has yet to put n an appearance It will provide payment of state aid to schools and indications are the Legisla ture may boost Lovelessfigure a little in that category Also un determined is amount to be pent for capital improvements The appropriations bills as well as the governors recommenda tions apply to the biennium that will begin July 1 Present appro priations total million or more than million less than what Loveless asked A tax program to meet what ever spending increases are granted has yet to be agreed up on by the Legislature and the governor Little Change Seen The bills sent to the floor where little modification is expected represent these reductions in the governors askings storms again battered areas from the Rockies Atlantic Coast Friday Blizzards hit parts north central region blizzards travel in broad to the of the Ground halted and disrupted east centra Colorado Sharp Cut in Commerce Dept Budget Approved Interior Secretary Seaton Has Surgery WASHINGTON of Interior Fred A Seaton 47 un derwent an operation Friday for a spinal condition Seaton has been under observation and treat ment at Walter Reed since March 7 He is suffering from a back in jury he first received 25 years ago WASHINGTON UP The House Appropriations Commit tee Friday slashed 26 per cent from the budget of Commerce Secretary Sinclair Weeks who had dared Congress to cut it If approved by the House the reduction will push over the billion mark the total cuts made by the House in President Eisenhowers record peacetime spending budget of The committee approved and for the Panama Canal from to All thp cuts added up to They pushed to the total reductions im posed so far by the commit tee or by the House itself in acting on administration appro priation requests totaling The total cuts amount to about per cent of the amounts sought to run the Com The deep committee cuts in merce Department in the next the commerce budget followed year instead of the House passage Thursday night requested by Weeks It also of a lightly cut ap trimmed the budget for a group propriations bill for the Labor of independent commerce and Health Education and Wei agencies from to fare mail deliveries on Satur and stop selling money eas Immediate Action heart ailment Illinois Native Gustafson a native of Varna and later was a resident of Page County Iowa and was a graduate of the former Western Normal College of Shenandoah He later did newspaper work in Shenandoah and was publisher of a newspaper at Stanton after that In 1907 Gus as he was known familiarly to hundreds of persons who served in the House over the many years became a committee clerk secretary in the House He became chief cierk in 1913 but in was appointed secre tary to Gov George W Clarke Senate Secretary In 1919 he was named secretary of the Senate and in 3921 he was appointed chief clerk of the House again Except for six years during the 30s Gus had held the job continuously For many years he worked be tween sessions as a salesman but recently he had been active in a business operated by a daughter Mrs Katherine Ault Other sur oming hit earlier in the week by the worst spring snow storms n many years Heavy snow gave wintrylike scenes to sections of the North east Rain and wind storms buf feted many other areas in the eastern half of the nation Tornado Activity The tornado activity appeared abating in southern areas after causing widespread property lamage and 36 deaths The in tense storm system which lashed most of the eastern half of the country moved northward Heavy snow fell in the Ccn ral Plains and the eastern Da and the storm spread into Minnesota Michigan Wisconsin and Iowa Falls ranged up to nearly two feet in parts of South Dakota When the Appropriations Comjvivors arc his widow and another mittee met Friday to consider the annual money bill for the Commerce Department most Re publicans and some Democrats favored immediate action on the post office funds but a motion to consider the matter was ruled out of order Chairman Cannon DMd told newsmen it would be up to the full committee to decide how much money to appropriate Indi cations were that a majority of members favored more than million although not the entire million Summerfield seeks NAN FOR SHORT WATFORD England Nanna yakkara godekand eg raachchchchige Don Julius Da Silva Wjesekera 40 sighed re signedly here Thursday when po lice investigating a traffic viola lion charge asked him lo spell his daughter Mrs Dwight L Myers of Evanslon III A C GUSTAFSON White Blanket A blanket of white covered ipper New York Stale with 10 inches reported since Thursday morning The snow storm was expected to extend into New Eng land Gully washing rain and vi cious erratic wind storms hit Georgia early Friday killing four persons and flattening homes and farm buildings Hard est hit was the area around Ellaville Oglethorpc and Monte zuma about 110 miles south of Atlanta Two children killed near Ellaville in Schley County and two in adjoining Macon County The Wabash River spilled over its banks at Wabash and water invaded the southwestern secttion of the city More than 40 families left thefr homes Board of Regents Institu million Board of Control Institutions million Board of Social million The bills would boost present appropriations by these amounts Board of million Board of million Social The committee bill would ap propriate for Board of Regents institutions compared with a present appropriation of Sen W C Stuart who headed the committee which drafted the measure said al though the recommendation rep resented a cut in Loveless budget provisions were made for all of the salary increases requested by the More Selective He also said the University of Towa Iowa State College and Iowa State Teachers College should be more selective in the students they admit and slow down their enrollment increases The Board of Social Welfare recommendation represented the most drastic slash to date in what was asked by Loveless Sen Arch McFarlane said most of the cut was in old age assistance We were able to make such a big cut without hurting the pro gram because more than 100 per sons a month are being trans ferred from old age assistance to federal social security he said NEW AMBASSADOR MEXICO CITY UP The United States Friday asked the Mexican government to approve Robert C Hill as the new ambassador to Mexico IN STRAITS ST IGNACE Mich wi The Coast Guard icebreaker Macki naw cut her way Friday to the automobile ferry Vacationland stranded 16 hours in the icc jammccl Straits of Mackinac with W passengers aboard SAME DATEWt17t t   

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