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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 23, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWAKS E VOL LXIV Press and United Press Full Lease HOME EDITION Seven cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 23 195 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE uSW1300 Pm 610 PM Thursday Pm Thursday VVStn U City caiu pm Saturday Those Russians at Christmas before I went into Rus sia earlier this year I felt sorry for rankandfile Russians 1 knew how against impulse and instinct they were being pres sured from and by their masters on Kremlin Hill to softpedal Christmas For an indiscreet greeting Merry Christmas Ivan and Katrina would be courting a forced appearance before some commissar responsible for enforc ing conformity to Communisms godless tenet Atheism is as much at the core of Communism as hatred of capitalism and capital ists I knew of course that actual parly membership is for only about five or six million Russians out of a total population of 225 million Out of the thousand or so Russians I had contact with during my stay in the USSR I would doubt whether I met as many as 25 cardcarrying Com mies Use of the word classless when referring to Russias Marx ism is so wide of the mark as to constitute an absolute New York City in the days of the Astors and the Goulds had no more elite a class than party membership constitutes in Rus sia at this moment Has to Conform While the minerun Russian can scarcely aspire to that exalted status with relation to his fel lows he is caught in the require ment to conform to party dogma one part of which is that there shall be no recognition of the divinity of Jesus Christ implicit in that greeting mas Merry Christ It was first laid down by Karl Marx and it has been reiterated by Lenin Stalin now Khrushchev that established religions shall be frowned on and that atheism shall be fostered with a religious zeal as an indispensable ingredient of Communism We remain atheists KhrushTOTAL TO DATE i fll VTVrr n i TTO r chev has asserted since edging up into the top spot over all rivals including Marshal Zhukov We will do all we can to liberate a certain portion of the people from the charm of the religious opium that still exists In this connection reckoning time with the same system used by the Christian world has always been embarrassing to the Com mies That system of course hinges on the birth ol Christ 1957 years ago the one most historic event in the worlds annals Religious Instinct Alive Up to now of course Ive been talking about the Communist at titude toward religion the policy laid down in the writings of Marx Engels Lenin and those presently holding forth in the Kremlin I havent been talking about rankandfile Russians It was my own observation and I began seeing evidences of it within a day of my arrival in Kiev that the religious instinct which is present in human beings everywhere has nol been eradi cated in Russia by any means Churches are greatly reduced in number but most of them are filled as they never were back in the days of the czars Presently the policy toward re ligious people enunciated from the Kremlin is to go easy on out poor benighted people who still think theres a God There have been times when the policy was to crack down What it will be to PREVIOUSLY KEIORTED SaxOU GlobcGazetle newspaper boys A friend Employes of Royal Blue Laura Martin A Mason City industry lielmoml t JU M M Riley Mason City doctors Ilumbers and Stcamfitters lo cal 103 THIU riw ioo n Kaleigh Levinson oo J J Wolsfeld I GlobeGazette liusiucss Office and Bookkeeping Department GlobeGaxette press room 1ost r Boy Scouts of America From Dougherty Friends Alvln Cimphell and Family GlobcGiiette composing room 2450 Employes of Hcnkcl Construc tion Co PEO Chapter IV Mason City Millwork Employes Green Meat and Ham Roiling Department at Deckers Hllh Street NE block Just a Friend UGoIGo Club Steve and Susan Weber From Brian anil Marcia Combs Piano Study Club Womans Relief Corps Marie Slohlcr 27 Westview Drive Sioii Iydia Circie Verna O Past Presidents Club of Womens Relief Corps Customers of Bobs Texaco Service Tina Connie Irene and nixie S R Chevrolet Co Inn In Memory of E A Flarup Help a Lot Ctuh Cozeftc Biwer and Skecter Gas w a y THE DAYS TOTAL SSI9I ON7E and the morrow or the next day nobody can predict This is a factor in Russian church attendance Nobody de pendent on the Communist party for favors and thats most peo ple in Russia are just a little reluctant to be seen at a worship service When Away From Home This is demonstrated at Rus sias vacation and resort centers In these places away from neigh bors Russians flock to churches confident they wont be recognized by somebody who might tattle on them For a time there was a belief among Communists that Marxism could be established as a sort of substitute for religion But now there is a recognition by even the most dedicated Communists CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Cheer Fund Goes Over the Top HE Christmas Cheer Fund went over the goal Monday with the Globe Gazette n e w s paperboys lead ing the w a y These salesmen of our n c w s paper in Mason 3ity Clear Lake surrounding communi ties dipped into their individual earnings for a total of S50 for the cause of the underprivileged of our community U also will be noted that other departments of the GlobeGa zette have also joined the proces sion showing that our people are believers in the cause which we espouse These contributions are in addtiion to sizable gifts from the newspaper and top executives at the start of the campaign Goal Exceeded The contributions over the weekend swelled the total above the goal and made certain that with gifts still to come families served by Family Service will be provided for this Christmas Contributions came from em ployes of industries and other con cerns as well as organizations and individuals Along with a check from Bobs Texaco Service Station came this note This contribution is made from the many nice customers of Chemical Bomber Ordered 2000 mph Speed Likely WASHINGTON The Air Force said Monday it has ordered manufacture of a bomber capable of flying more han 2000 mites an hour for long distances A spokesman said it is an ar rangement for North American Aviation to produce prototype planes looking well ahead in de velopment but not yet a con tract for quantity production Officials described the contract as a development order They said it cannot be determined at this time whether only a single prototype or two or more planes will be turned out under it AdvancedFuel It is understood the bomber will use an advanced fuel producing more thrust than the fuels burned in conventional jets The Air Force left hazy the question whether the craft will be powered by something approach ing a true rocket motor It said the bomber will be capable of speeds in excess of 2000 miles an hour for long disi tanccs at ceilings of over 70000 feet By comparison the B58 the most advanced bomber now in the Air Force arsenal but not yet being produced in quantity is reputed to have a speed in the neighborhood of 1300 miles anj hour and a ceiling of 50000 feet r OK from White j An Air Force spokesman said the new plane which previously was referred to as the WS110A is intended as a longrange develop ment from the B52 family of bom bers This standard craft now a mainstay of the Air Force is re iJJU ported to have a speed in the iiin neighborhood of 700 miles per hour The spokesman said AirForce 300 Secretary James H Douglas awarded the contract for the new bomber on the recommendation Of the Air Force chief of staff ml Gen Thomas E White He said it also had the unanimous recom mendation of Air Force research and development officials Reserch on the new craft be gan in 1955 This Paper Consists oJ Two One iou IS 00 10IIO sou 9 Killed in Iowa Crashes WARMING UP FOR CHRISTMAS SWIM Fellow members of Underwater Unlimited at Clinton adjust the rubber diving gear of Tom Bertoncella 23 before he makes a descent into the Mississippi River as a warm up for a mass dive ChristmasDay Diving is a AP Photofax hobby with the group and the suits make it possible to take a dip m all types of weather At right Berton cella waves as he breaks through the ice and starts to go under Gaither Report Studied by President Security Council The Weather Mason City Colder Monday night low 25 Fair ancl mild Tuesday high 4042 Iowa Mostly fair through Tues day Cooler Monday night low 2535 Little temperature change Tuesday Rudd Man Is Victim of Burns 48 died in a Mason City hospital Mdriday of burns suffered in a fire at his Mr and Mrs Pete Bennett neighbors heard Felix calling for ihelp about am They found him lying in a mud puddle out side the small house where he lived alone with all his clothes except a bell burned off He was taken to the hospital where he was found to have third degree burns over 90 per cent of his body It is thought the fire started from gasoline Felix was using to clean a clock or motor Bennett extinguished the small fire which had done little damage inside the house Feliv is survived by his parents sister Mrs Jack Velma Kamm all of Rudd one Funeral services have been set pm at Sheckler Funeral Parlors Nora Springs The Rev C L Oelfke will officiate and burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery Rudd Will average 5 to 15 degrees above normal Tuesday through Saturday Normal highs 27 north to 34 south Normal lows 8 north to 15 south Continued Tucsday at mild with only minor dayto day temperature changes until turning colder later part of week Precipitation will average onetenth of an inch or less occurring as occasional light rain or snow mostly toward end of week Minnesota Fair s o m c w h a colder i GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum GlobeGazette weather to 8 am Sunday Maximum Minimum Document Pictures US as Facing Its Grayest Crisis WASHINGTON dent Eisenhower and the Nation al Security Council Monday considered aspects of the top secret Gaither Report possibly including its tibillion dollar atomic shelter program The council composed of the President and his top military diplomatic and security offici als was summoned into session at midmorning It was the first council meet ing since the North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO summit conference in Paris It could among other things dis cuss future defense and diplo matic strategy based on results of the 15nation Paris meeting Address Nation The President and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles address the nation on radio and television Monday night at pm CST on the NATO par ley The President speaking from notes only is expected lo stand firmly behind proposals by the NATOconference for dis armament talks with Russia either in a special 25nation United Nations committee or a foreign ministers conference Russia apparently has re jected either possibility But high US officials believe the Soviet Union has left the door open o possible eventual par ticipation in the 25nation UN disarmament talks The United States is standing firm on dealing through the 25na tion group rather than a spe cial meeting of the full UN General Assembly as Russia has counterproposed Although this government went along with its Allies in proposing a foreign ministers meeting with Russia as an al ternative top US officials still favor quiet negotiations through diplomatic channels as urged Sunday night by two leading Democrats assistant Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield M o n t and Gov Averell Harriman of New York Intense Pressure The administration has come under intense pressure over the weekend to make public the basic findings of the Gaither Report following published leaks of portions of its con tents The report according to various versions paints a frightening picture of this coun trys lag in military prepared ness compared to Russias and calls for a massive defense buildup a 20billiondollar shel ter program and other emer gency measures personnel of that office after the first of the year The Governor made the state ment when asked during hi news conference about the hir ing of an additional bookkeeper in the state maintenance ga rage The garage is under super vision of the dispatchers office The bookkeeper recently hired was identified as Herbert G Vr Meer who formerly worked for the State Tax Commission They have had one in the maintenance garage all 44 31 34 28 Pilgrims Flock e to Holy Land H Chnslernmcnt departments in the Holy T nm m me K TOSand a holiday Al Continued Mild Temperatures on Tap for lowans Cooler weather was rolling over Iowa from the northwest Monday but temperatures were expected to continue mild for another couple of days 44 32 Order Another Probe of Labor Rackets for the Christmas season Tourist officials said nearly 000 Tourist onefourth of them Americans to rejoiccjlhough Jordan is primarily a The Weather Bureau had bad news for the in dication of snow for sledding or ice for skating on Christmas Day Monday afternoons tempera tures were expected to be about 10 degrees cooler than those of Sunday afternoon when highs were from 44 degrees at Mason City to 59 at Burlington ancl Ot data up After a lean year when MIddlcttivX iKf East war scares frightened PHj Nativity Scene the Holy Land Preparations for the colmfui v i iur ine coioitui fiairrwhar pletion in Bethlehems Church of Nativity Christmas carols ringing out over Manger the small cobblepaved Hotels are beginmng to fill Ofspace m frou7ine y ordered whatjKU n hotels in ncarb spokesman termed a Ramailah Ul jncxv investigation of Last Christmas a mere handj There is rejoicing in some I gangster infiltration into the of pilgrims showed up homes too About l 300 om me many nice customers of VT d m Arabs living in Israel my service station Mavle Tn P r Ncw York Iy thc Pjl8nmlagain will cross nomans land v u and other cities trade provides a sood sham of ihr 1u u 01 tumwa The Dispatchers Office to Be Probed TDES MOINES MVGovV Her schel Loveless said Monday he is investigating the statV cardis patchers office planned to take He said he some action on along and another is less said it would appear thai unnecessary If we have Love a man we of to who is not doing the job should replace him instead simply adding another man do the work Loveless did not say whether ie might replace Walter Ruther longtime state car dispatcher Under the law the car dis patcher is named by the gover nor and serves at his pleasure The powers and duties of the car dispatcher are set forth in the law but are to be exercised subject to the approval of he governor Loveless said he knew nothing about the hiring of VrMeer Ruthers office by in 2 Accidents Take 7 Lives By THE ASSOCIATE PRESS Nine persons died over the weekend as the result of motor vehicle accident injuries in Iowa seven in two separate accidents The deaths sent the states 1957 fatality loll to 704 A year ago fatalities numbered 713 when the state was well oa its way to establishing a record 728 deaths A threevehicle accident near Woodbine Sunday killed three per ions Four died as the result of a twocar crash near Carnavon in Sac County late Saturday The Victims Killed in the Woodbine accident were Mrs Tene Terrill 28 Laurens her daughter Mary Arlene 6 and Dwane McHugh 24 Dunlap Killed ir the Carnavon accident were Carl W Frank 49 a Carnavon area farmer Danny Stork 12 and his two brothers Gene 10 and Neil 8 They were the sons of Mr and Mrs Conrad Stork who also farm in the Carnavon area Other weekend victims eluded Mrs Owen Berhow 44 Lone Rock fatally injured Sunday in an accident near Lone Rock Her husband was unhurt Donald Cruikshank Mon trose died Sunday of injuries suf fered in ix onecar accident north of Keokuk last Tuesday He died in Veterans Hospital at lowaCity Seven Injured Seven persons were injured in the accident near Woodbine Hos pitalized in Council Bluffs were Ruth Green 21 and her sister Marjorie Green 18 both of Council Bluffs Gene Terrill29 of Laurens his and Eddie Wayne Rowe 22 of Missouri Valley AH were reported in serious condition Injured but not seriously enough to require hospitalization were Roy Edmonds about 60 Little Sioux Iowa and his wife Ger trude 57 In the accident near Carnavon four persons suffered injuries Stork the father of the three vic tims was reported in critical con dition ata Carroll hospital Two other Stork children Marilyn 3 and Douglas 5 were listed in satisfactory condition A fourth person injured in the collision James Blessington 36 of near LakeView a passenger listed Stork and his five children were returning from Christmas shop ping at Breda when the collision occurred BUY CHRISTMATSEALS tlle of viiayafL m irom ot me l500yearold room is to bcjchurch It is in this church where Ollook is for continued learby Jcrusajthe birth of Jesus in the stableimiFd temperatures unlii a cool ailah and be reenacted isPc11 tne latter part of the week a i rri i few dollars will help where hclpj is needed One Day Left Another gift was received in memory of Larry Dean Ritler who loved Christmas Less han a day remains be fore the close of the Cheer Fund campaign Gifts received up to 2 pm Tuesday will be credited to the fund They will all be lo aid the underprivileged i Merchandise gifts will also rCJOicc listed Tuesday s an trade a good share of Ihc into Jordan through the Mandcl popula on uilh a livelihood jbaurn Gale on the road to Bclhle HoLand had other rcasihem They will be allowed to over the day before Christ noman sjaiid bemasand remain for 48 hours T J i i oiiu iwmciiji iiji 4O Bring or send your gifts ancl lts bltlcr cnc Relatives and friends will gain the GlobeGazette The address m ls fmctcr now lhan m cr at the gate to meet them This i Q illitTlv jCalS i r Christmas Cheer Fund GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa many years King Hussein of Jordan has lifted the night curfew from the Holy Land for the Christmas fes Uvilics jrounion has been going on for nine years Its the only time of the year when the governments of Is rael ancl Jordan let down the bar riers for Christian Arabs BUck flag means raffle death in past 21 hours World Receives Tidings of Great Joy Nativity Story Is Detailed by Luke Alone EDITORS NOTE Only the ridges anti in the valleys be Luke the oncepagan Greek low mists hung like gossamer Physician possessed the winds Flocks huddled to quisitive ardor to seek out the jgcthcr against the chill their classc chapters of the Nativfleece forming white carpets on ity story This is the last article jlhe earth The old man pulled his fur bur noose closer about him and coughed Aye my son I can tell thce His breath made a vap in a series on how Luke alone bequeathed the high points of the first Christmas to the world orous cloud at his lips I can lead thec to the very place Bowed Had Luke bowed his head his eye bathed the hills with a pcarlv lhinkingt that n imperishable hour that incom ndesccnce Luke sat on a log parable sacred midnight when wM an old whitebearded shepjthc Almighty sent his Son God cheer your heart old one Say By GEORGE CORNELL Associated Press Writer Night had fallen Massed stars herd just outside Bethlehem and watched the magic of the night A tlurrfjlm of snow trimmed on It was such a night as this V
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