Mason City Globe Gazette, December 9, 1957 : Front Page

Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette December 9, 1957

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 9, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas ily Newspaper Edited far TH E NEWSPAPER THAT M LOBE A K I A L L N 0 R T H 10 WANS N ETTE E I G H I 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL LXtV cad Ualtod Pitu rull Wirw onu Copy MASON CITY IOWA DECEMBER Thii Paper of Two OM One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE pm Sunday II Ames UJMS pm Thursday lufncy 930 pm Thursday WsUl la City BIO pm Saturday They Did Not Die in Vain since I returned home from an aroundttieworld journey which look me into Aus tria Hungary and along with nearly 30 other countries Ive been repeating this cryptic prayer Thank God for those Hun garians I have had in mind all those who rose up against Communist tyranny those who died those who remained in Hungary un broken in spirit those who es caped to the free world to fight another day These last named I saw by the hundreds in a Vienna escapee center It has been my broad conten tion that after Communism has fallen as some day it is going to fall as sure as tomorrows sun there willbe among historians I think a disposition to pay high est compliment tothose Hungar ians whorevealed Communism as the dirty stinking thing it is More than a few of my journal istic confreres are so preoccu pied with Russias crash pro grams which while the people live like cattle have produced those gaudy subway systems of and Leningrad and more latterly a pair of Sputniks that they are blind to the even more conspicuousshortcomings and portents of disaster in the Com munist system Reassuring Support I find satisfaction however in the almost unfailing agreement with my point of view existent among journalists our diplomats and other observers who have seen the Russian application ol Marxism over an extendedperiod of timeIts ly visito most in Kremlins And this to one of the most stimulating people Ive met in my career as a journalist an Associated Press correspond ent who covered that bloody up rising of a year ago Endre Mar ton is a native of Hungary but he writes and speaks the English language with a facility that would be the envy of most Americans I chanced to be in his audience at New Orleans recently when he reported on the Hungarian upris ing with an emphasis on its un derlying significance Some of his interpretations were so near ly identical with mine hat Fm afraid I was overimpressed by my own perceptiveness I flatter easily It Wasnt in Vain First of all this cleancut Hun garian faced up to the question Did they fight and die in vain And he came up with an un equivocal NO as his answer And its one greatest value lay in the proof it gave that the fatalistic assumptions with respect to Com munism and its perpetuation are utterly false Brute force he asserted speedily and ruthlessly stifled the Hungarians heroic effort Yet in a larger sense they have triumphed Those thousands did not die in vain In enumerating the revelations of the Hungarian uprising Mar ton began with what he called the fiction of a happy relation ship between Soviet Russia and the satellite countries That one he insisted is destroyed for ever The Soviet Union he added a country that poses as a de fender of nations oppressed by colonialist country is herself the only real colonialist power of our times Hungary today is not even a satellite it is a Russian pro tectorate a country occupied by Russian soldiers and ruled from the Kremlin Kremltn Unmasked The Communists this Hungar ian journalist observed were un masked for all lime Whatever they do or say now nobody on either side of the Iron Curtain will ever forget how they crushed with sheer force one small nations natural aspiration for A second point made by Mar ton is that Communists the world over have been leaving Kremlin leadership like rats from a sink ing ship He mentioned Amer icas Howard Fast Frances Jean Paul Sarte and Spains Pablo CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 1957 CHEER FUND GOAL Previously reported Kithy Johnson Mason city Pressmens ion No 390 Masou City Lions Club Auxiliary 201 NALC From a Dougherty Friend Jacob Midsen Laltmer Moreen Ann and Joe THE DAYS TOTAL TOTAL TO DATE CASH STILL NEEDED GIVING DAYS LEFT 1300000 Un 50 OU 500 100 100 300 6727 38771 13 Tots Gift Typifies Cheer Fund OTHING can portray the story and pur pos e of the C h f i s t m a s Cheer Fund bet ter than a letter from Kathy Johnson 844 12th SE which came to us p v e r the weekend Simply and directly 1 ft 11 e Kathy expressed it as beautifully as any genius of literature when she scrawled in pencil this let ter I am sending some money to buy something for the little girl in the picture with the empty stocking I am 4yearsold With the letter came Children to Benefit We can assure Kathy that her contribution will go to the girl who otherwise would have AFLCIO Attacks Probers Management Ignored ATLANTIC CITY NJ WUn ion leaders aimed an AFLCIO convention blast at the Senate Rackets Investigating Committee in Washington Monday for alleg edly concentrating on labor coi iuption and going light on man agement sins These views are contained in a resolution drafted by federation leaders for expected contention approval It says the yearlong investiga tions conducted by the group headed by Sen McClelian DArk is onesided and it calls for equal ly ardent exposure of manage ment malpractices Sins Bared McClellans committee has ex posed some alleged employer sins at its hearings particularly in connection with the operations of Nathan Shefferman a Chicago management consultant on labor relations but hearings have been mainly concentrated on wrongdo ings of labor leaders AFLCIO convention sessions in recess over the weekend after the Friday expulsion of the Team sters Union got underway again Monday with another expulsion action due against the Bakery and Confectionary Workers Union Federation leaders were report ed to have decided to make the bakery unions expulsion effective next March 15 unless the union ousts its President James G Cross by then A special bakers scheduled for March 35 at Cincinnatito elect officers Refuses to Quit Cross hasrefused to quit his union post despite testimony be fore McGlellans committee that he had ties with employers and misused his union funds and powers James R Hoffa presidentelect of the Teamsters simji implicated in the and like Cross returned an AFLCIO mandate to get out of his union A report Warning President Ei senhower for stunting the paytpf postal and federal employes in the face of rising living costs was adopted unanimously Mon day awakened Christmas morning to House f w J i i i rnt find an empty stocking which fall membered this Christmas Family Service Inc of which eluding those Miss Doris Bruce is executive Saturdays secretary and Miss Ruth Dougall her assistant are already at work C r getting ready for the distribution Une Crash of the Christmas Cheer Fund to nf KI c deserving families Of Navy Seaplane S50 Gift Largest gift reported Monday wau from the Mason City Lions Club Among the donors was the P r e s s m e ns Union Especially lo be noted are gifts from surrounding communities The sooner gifts are received your contribution now Send it to Christmas Cheer Care GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa n The report of the resolutions committee pointed out that gov ernment workers have received only one general wage increase amounting to less than 8 per cent in the past six years It said blame to a great degree must rest at the door of the White The delegates also adopted low dVlUULt U f T tu Through the gifts from many unanimously resolutions calling i yJre e l got he athys in Mason City and the a sound federal workmen 5re was nothlng I could surrounding territory it is our compensation plan hospital and hope that all boys and girls in this medical insurance for federal em unu 51113 in LUIS mouiauve iui ieuerai em tri i u community are going to be and granting of recognized c j culdren were identi mPmhproH th holidays to federal employes inn u35 Harvey Jr 10 Oarv q it uarDara 7 MAKING A BAD SITUATION WORSE New Yoik City a drivers nightmare at best was even worse ua Monday when a strike of subway workers curtailed pub ofaiawBaw he transportation Many residents took to using their S AP Photofax en here work to untangle a snarl of Queens Midtown tunnel in Man inKY 8 Children Perish The Weathe Mason City Partly cloudy and warmer Mondaynight low 30 and turnin PARK FALLS Wis OM children ranging in age fiom 1 to 10 perished Sunday as a fire engulfed a threeroom cottage three miles west of this North Woods community while their parents were away Undershejriff Paul all eight bodies were recoverec from the charred ruins of the home of Mrs Harvey Kleinv I A neighbor who discovered the fire at jam Charles Haus child 50 said flames spiraled 15 eet abgvelbe small franre struc ture and gushed out of all of the windows and doors f 1 T he flames Was awfu1 4 3yearold twins Nina and Nin ette and Thomas 1 Young Har vey was 10 Saturday Gehring said Klein 38 a lum berjack was working at a log ging camp near Butternut about 10 miles north of here at the time rntJTJTic iuim in neie ac me time CORPUS CHRIST Tex WJA of the fire The mother Ardelte seaplane believed to have also 38 was not at home accord nopcnnc iUnnl li f nine persons aboard crashed in flames near here Monday A Cor pus Christi Naval Air Station spokesman said one survived the crash The Navy said the plane spun to AIJW ouuuci guts HJiClVcU jMixt piaiic ajjuu U the better it will be for the organitle in flames after an cn zation that is to administer the exploded and the engine and fund So why not send or bring rent wing fell off The Navy T i f h n rvl n i identified the plane as a transi ent P5M which had taken off from the seadrome here a few minutes earlier trailing smoke shortly after takeoff ing to Gehring She was walking toward the house he added when the fire broke out and fainted at the scene Mrs Klein was taken into cus tody on a child neglect charge Authorities said she had been out all nighfuat a nearby tavern leaving the cjjildren unattended DutchOwned 1 in Indonesia Are Seized JAKARTA Indonesia UP Prime Minister Djtianda Monday agency reported that the Indo nesian armys biggest am muni SenifirSear Race WASHINGTON UP Demo cratic National Chairman Paul M Butler considered Monday running for the Senate seal now held by Sen William E Jenner who is stepping down next year Butler whose home is in South Bend Ind said he was thinking j 14VJ 1 Cl fc mn j 111 Will ordered all Dutchowned plantalion lllmP blcw P Sunday running but might not make tions placed under governmentThc lremcndous blast rocked the final Vision until early next control as have the bulk of large banks and businesses Dutch estates in Indonesia com prise a large proportion of the in Dutch economic interests in this island republic The premiers order gave rise to speculation that the government moved lo take over the planta tions in an effort to prevent Com munist workers federations from seizing the estates piecemeal west Java capital of Bandung ycan Somc Indiana Republicans There was immediate speculationas wcl1 as Democrats had indi that sabotage caused the blast hey wanted him to run Foreign Minister Radon Subianand would support him he said dro meanwhile arrived in Ja karta from New York where he led an unsuccessful fight to get the United Nations lo debate In donesian claims Dutchoccupied to West western Iran New There had been specu lalion that Indonesia might sever diplomatic relations with The uipiuuiauc relations with The The takeover order came sevNetherlands upon his return to eral hours after the PIA news Jakarta SKELTON INJURED HOLLYWOOD W Comedian Red Skelton fell down the stairs of his BelAir home Sunday night and suffered a possible fracture of his right ankle The accident put him in bed and necessitated the use of an emergency filmed showed for his Tuesday night TV series fowa Partly cloudy and warmer Monday night low 2535 Mostly cloudy Tuesday colder north and turning colder south 111 Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will avefage near to slightly above normal Tuesday through Satur day Colder Tuesday and Wed nesday Warmer T h u r s d a y Little temperature change re mainder of period Normal highs 28 north to 36 south Nor mal lows 12 north to 18 south Very little if any precipitation is expected itt g Maxim ipn Minimum At 8 aip YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 27 12 22 16 GlobeGazette weajher dataup to 8 am Sunday Maximum 26 Minimum 23 At 8 am 23 Precipitation trace Stand on Need of Extra Session DES MOINES Sput niks have caused one Iowa legis lator to change from opposition to support for a special Iowa leg islative session Rep LeRoy Chalupa RPleas ant Gov Herschel Loveless in a letter Monday to call a special session to help re establish our national leadership m scientific development Chalupa said that before Russia put its two earth satellites into orbit political bickering would be the only result of a special session to reenact capital im provements bills for various state institutions Parallel Veto Gov Loveless last May vetoed 16 million dollars worth of capi tal improvements funds including about 11 million dollars worth for state institutions of higher learn ng The veto was in conjunction with his parallel veto of the tax bill in order to let the sales tax return to two per cent Chalupa said a meeting last September of the Governor and egislative leaders to discuss the feasibility of a special session had developed nothing new lo bring n revenue which would be need ed if capital improvements funds vere reenacted Outlook Changed Chalupa said however that the Soviet Sputniks have changed our entire outlook on our security as a free people and jarred us out of a complacency which we no onger can afford to ignore Chalupas letter said that in a special session no miracles could be expected but he added We could provide all available acilities for advanced education n our state educational institu ions by reenacting the appropri ations bills Arms Shipments to Tito Halted at His Request WASHINGTON UPlThe United States has ordered a halt to mili tary aid shipments to Yugoslavia at the request of Marshal Tito Responsible officials who dis closed this Monday said Tito re quested the halt in the seven yearold program within the past few days Tuo told Ambassador James W Riddlebcrger at a meeting on the island of Brioni last Friday he was irritated at frequent State Department reviews of the pro gram Titos decision to reject fur ther American military aid came at a time when the State Depart ment was engaged in another of its appraisals of the program This American review stemmed mainly from the Yugoslav gov ernments decision to recognize the Communist East German government Authorities stressed the deci sion to cutoff military aid in no way affects economic assistance which is continuing to move to Yugoslavia Tkis economic aid has 1een averaging about 100 million year mostly surplus farm 4 Leaders of Union Jailed NEW YORK tjpi A rebeHfou motormens union struck York Citys subways Mondaj despite the jailing of four of it leaders at an extraordinary post midnight court session Motormen and sympathizing switchmen and signal mainten ance men walked off their jobs before the early morning rush hour as rain pelted the city The Transit Authority said i planned to continue service bu one of its three divisions with the exception of one line wa abandoned shortly after the 5 a m strike start Ordered Jailed The four leaders of the striking union the Motormens Benevo ient Assn were ordered jailed ay state Supreme Court Justice Henry Clay Greenberg for violat ing an antistrike injunction Greenberg met with the lead rs and urged them not to strike When they refused he handed them over to deputy sheriffs who put them in the civil jail to start serving previously suspended 10 day sentences The Independent the subway division hit hardestis where the MBA has its greatest strength This division covers all boroughs sxcept Staten Island The union is involved in a juris dictional struggle with Michael J Quills Transport Workers Union which represents the bulk of the citys 35000 subway em ployes Frank A Zeland executive sec retary of the MBA claimed the strike had reduced the citys rapid transit by more than 75 per cent Residential Area All Independent division serv ice in Queens a largely residen tial borough was discontinued police reported The two other divisions the Brooklyn Manhat tan Transit and the Interborough Rapid Transit managed to keep most of their trains running at the start of the strike The MBA leaders were given iuspended JOday sentences fol lowing the MBA strike in 1958 iThat strike coming on one of the seasons hottest days lasted nine hours and caused turmoil BULLETIN WASHINGTON UP The Supreme Court ruled Monday that wire tapped evidence ob tained by officers may not be used in criminal trials Jupiter Atlas Are Readied Failure Spurs More Tests CAPE CANAVERAL Fla reparations were under way at Americas rocketlaunching cap tal here Monday for a busy week of missile test firings They pos sibly include the mighty Jupiter and Atlas ballistics missiles The irings will come in the wake of ast weeks failure to launch a Vanguard satellite There were reports the 500milerange Jupiter might be aunched about Wednesday and hat one of the two Air Force At as 5000milerange w e a pona cnown to be here would be given its testfiring toward the end of he week There also were signs oa the sandy lowlying cape of prepa rations to fire before long an Army Redstone 200 mile range rocket and of another Air Force 500mile Thor Closed to Public The launching area is closed to the public but most of the test stands can be seen clearly from nearby beaches There was no indication of prep arations to launch immediately the powerful JupiterC rocket with which the Army reportedly has been ordered to attempt to launch a satellite Neither was there any evidence that the Armys at empt in this field might coma befort the next Navy effort to put up a baby moon with thethree itage Vanguardrocket These were the developments here as experts in the manufac ture of Vanguard rocket parts pushed ahead with their efforts to assess the failure of the huge vei hide last Friday and to prepare for a second satellitelaunching attempt s No New Data because of developments but also the result of a news clampdown orderfrom there was no additionalinformation available on the Vanguard pro gram M e a n w h i 1 e the temporary gloom over the Vanguards fail ure was lightened considerably by the effective firing late Satur day of a Douglas Thor the Air Force effort in the intermediate range of missilry The Pentagon initially an nouncedthe Thor firing as a suc cess but minutes later quali fied it with a statement that the weapon had fallen short of iti assigned target Guidance The later announcement did not detract from the fact this w a s an important and highly latisfactbry launching because it actually was the first US ballis tics missile to have sophisti cated guidance devices in opera ion Thors fired previously and other missiles as well have flown with autopilot equipment considerably less complex and arless effective than the new Several Motors electronic de vices Vice President Nixon called for Americans to abandon a defeat st and selfdeprecatory attitude he said he found after Fridays satellite fizzle Stressing that Van guard is a scientific and not a military project Nixon said Americans should 1 e a v e their weeping walls and get on with a missile program that will lop he Russians Omaha Motorist Is Iowa Road Victim STORM LAKE UV Oscar M Boeder 52 Omaha was killed late unday in a cartruck crash at the ntersection of U S 71 and 20 outh of here Authorities said Boeders car was in collision with a semitrailer stock truck driven by John F Lang 46 Rockwell ity Lang escaped serious in ury SAME ;

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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

Issue Date: December 9, 1957

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