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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 17, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lor the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIV Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 17 1958 This Paper Consists of Two One NoTivf Says Summit Plans at Impasse One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE U S British Aid Accepted in Crisis KG1O 1300 WOI Ames U40 WTAD WSUI Ia City HU pm Sunday pm Tuesday pm Thursday pm Saturday If Only We Would Behave Our Best Y concern as an editor with the mounting toll of life and PARIS and Tunisia Monday accepted the good offices of the United States and Britain the FrenchTunisian M limb on streets and highways be gan some 35 years ago For 30 of those years I have been identified in one way or another with the organized safety movement In 1935 I took the lead in forming our Iowa State Safety Council These things I mention by way of emphasizing the change that has taken place in my approach to the traffic accident problem with the passing years Whereas once I assumed that experts with more information about the sub ject was the prime need I now am persuaded that this prime need is a dynamic evangelism I no longer think the acquisi tion of more knowledge is the most important thing in safety Whats ever so much more vital is that our people be induced to MAKE USE OF the knowledge already possessed by them A way must be found to drive home the idea that observing the rules pf safety is an indispens able element of good citizenship It must be impressed on all of us that observing the rules of safety in everyday life is a car dinal tenet of the Christian ethic which keeps reminding us I am my brothers keeper Evangelist Needed And this I insist is an assign ment for an evangelist Its a task for a zealous evangelism Would that we could summon to the task another Apostle Paul another John the Baptist another Martin Luther another John Wesley or maybe even another Billy Sun to settle crisis The offer was made Monday morning to France and Sunday to Tunisia The French Foreign Min istry and the official spokesman of the Tunisian government an nounced the acceptances The offer was made and ac cepted after Tunisian President Habib Bourguiba announced in Tunis that he had ordered a new demand be made to the UN Se curity Council for an investiga tion of the Algerian rebellion Bourguiba said he had cabled his UN delegate Mongi Slim to pm the new demand before the Council as an expansion of Tu nisias previous protest againsi he French air attack Feb 8 on he border village of Sakiet Sidi Youssef The Council is scheduled to de bate the first Tunisian complaint or Tuesday The BritishAmeri can offer was designed to avert he Council debate which the West feels would give the Com munists a new chance for propa ganda attacks on the Western Powers By offering their good offices and obtaining acceptance by France and Tunisia the United States and Britain hoped the two disputing countries weuld tell the Security Council when it meets that they already have arranged for efforts to solve the contro versy Such a move usually re sults in cutting off debate on an issue before it starts Bourguiba has said Tunisia vould withdraw its complaint to the UN if mediation But he stiffened his position after France herself Drought ia a complaint to the UN A Tunisian government spokes man Monday would give no clear answer as to whether Tunisia would now withdraw its com plaint He said in answer to ques tions The complaint has not been withdrawn and the proceed ings are following their normal course In London the Foreign Office said the United States and Britian will act only as gobetween not judges in trying to help repair relations between France and Tunisia Rock Falls Bank Sold to Group of Mason Cityans One time Billy Graham turned A group of Mason Cityans Sat urday completed the purchase of the control of the Farmers Sav ings Bank of Rock Falls from R V Wilkinson and the Bliem in terests The purchasers are headed by R H Isensee R A Potter and Ray Seney president vice presi dent and board member respec tively of the United Home Bank and Trust Co of Mason City Seney Potter and Isensee were named new board members o the Rock Falls bank Other di rectors who will continue in of fice are David Butler Mason City attorney Lloyd Stevens of Rock Falls and Miss Bertha Stebens of Rock Falls The new officersa r e R H Isensee chairman of the board R A Potter president anc to this subject in one of his ser mons There is no way to prove my claim but I shouldnt be sur prised if his effort on that occa sion saved a hundred lives Here in lies one of the strange facts about safety It aims to keep ac cidents from happening and when they dont happen theres nothing to count or measure Only the deaths and injuries the programs failures go into the statistics I may be all wrong but it seems to me that weve now gone about as faras we can with a safety appeal which is addressed mainly if not solely to the mind The appeal from this point on if were to get anywhere must be sou directed to the heart and and spirit of man Higher Plane Needed What Im really suggesting here is that the motivating force back of the safety program be lifted to a higher level given a loftier keynote if you please Man does not live by bread alone While Im not averse to the And Sudden Death approach in my safety evangelism I am per suaded that the scare psychology cannot be the principal arrow in our quiver Let it be used where it alone will work Apply pressure to the pockelbook nerve if it will work But lets not lay our foun dations on fear or selfishness A safety evangelism compar able in zeal with the evangelism which marked the first two cen turies of our Christian religion would lead to a near universal acceptance of personal respons ibility for creating conditions of safeliving and security Every enlistee in the crusade for safety as he proceeded to his routine duties would be asking himself Am I by my acts bring ing danger to somebody else He would be thinking beyond him self Safety and Courtesy In the unfolding of this pattern all of us would Im sure be ut terly amazed by the extent to which SAFETY and COURTESY are synonymous It would be driv en home to us that of all the in gredients which go into this thing called safetynone is quite so im portant as a decent consideration of the wellbeing and comfort of others But on one point I think I might just as well snap out of my CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Lloyd Stevens Rock Falls vice president and manging officer of the bank Miss Bertha Stebens Rock Falls continues as vice president and Mrs Freda Reth emel as cashier The bank has a capital of 000 surplus of and undi vided profits and reserves of 000 Total resources approxi mate This transaction marks the re tirement of Wilkinson from a ion banking career He has bee identified with the R c k Fall bank for 35 years and n o plans to devote his time entirel to his farming interests The Wilkinson and Bliem inter ests were represented by t h V e r n McDonough Mason City Realty R V WILKINSON From Banking Phil Currie Is Named Governor AMES Currie of Ma son City Saturday was elected governor at the PreLegislative Training Conference of the Iowa YMCA held at Iowa State Col lege Currie is the son of Mr and Mrs R L Currie 39 Circle Ter race Currie wiH preside over the Model Legislature April 1819 in Des Moines Between now and that time he will work with the state committee and Harold Rein hardt Ames director of youth and government in Iowa to pre Two in Crash at Carroll CARROLL UP A father and daughter were killed here Mon day in a cartrain collision Dead were Ben Bluml 54 and Karen Bluml 16 Another daughter Mary Jane 14 was hospitalized with injuries received in the crash Her condi tion was reported as satisfactory Due to severe cold Kuemper had no school Monday morning Bluml was taking his daughters to the school for afternoon re sumption of classes when the ac cident occurred The Biuml car was struck by a westbound Northwestern railroad freight at the Maple Street cross ing Bluml apparently saw the train and applied his brakes but skidded onto the crossing wit nesses said Bitter Cold Continuing By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Letter to Red Premier Normal Channel Efforts Asked WASHINGTON UP President Eisenhower in a new letter to Soviet Premier Bulganin has sug gested that both sides work through normal channels for an eventual EastWest summit con ference He described present ef forts as at an impasse In what was in effect a reply to Bulganins criticism of Secretary of State Dulles Eisenhower said any preparatory work would as far as the United States was con cerned require the participation of our secretary of state Text Public The White House made public y the tevf nf MEAL FOR Don ald Farrell eyes a big steak as he gets ready to eat at Randolf Air Force Base Hospital San Antonio Tex Nurse Alice Young pours coffee for the young airman AP Photofax who spent seven days in a small space chamber in an experiment to see how man would react in trips to outer space Far rell was taken to the hospital for observa tion Tfie Wecrtfiei Mason City Partly cloudy not so cold Monday night low near 10 below Tuesday partly cloudy not quite so cold high 510 above Iowa Fair east occasional ligh1 snow and warmer west Monday night low near zero southwesl to 15 below northeast Tuesday partly cloudy not quite so cold high 515 Minnesota Mostly fair and con tinued cold with only slight moderation through Tuesday Some very light snow extreme southwest portion Monday night Low Monday night 2025 below north 1020 below south High Tuesday 510 above GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am pare for the session Iowas most severe cold wave in years continued unabated Mon day with Atlantic reporting an early morning low of 34 degrees below zero At many points the lows early Sunday and early Monday broke previous marks for Feb 15 and 16 Iowas alltime winter low is 47 at Washta on Jan 12 1912 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 2 21 13 28 2 MILLION FIRE DIXON 111 W Flames lev elled the Dixon Publishing Co Sunday causing an estimated mil lion dollars in damages and trig gering a series of explosions from butane gas stored in the buildinj Link Mamies Kin to TV Bid Dispute By TOM NELSON WASHINGTON UP Schwartz ousted counsel for a House investigating subcommit ee today linked Mrs Mamie Eisenhowers brotherinlaw to the successful bidder for a hotly disputed Miami Fla television channel Schwartz testifying under oath told the House subcommittee on egislative oversight that Col George Gordon Moore was a partner in a Dominican Republic shipyard with two officials of National Airlines A National Airlines subsidiary Public Service Television Inc wasawarded the controversial Channel 10 station in Miami by members of the Federal Com munications Commission who over ruled recommendations oi their own field examiner Clique Claim Schwartz was called before the subcommittee to explain under oath his charge that a White House clique had brought im proper pressure on the FCC and other federal regulatory agencies to influence their decisions Schwartz related Moores al eged connections with Nationa irlines when Chairman Oren sixpage reply to letters from Bul ganin It was sent to Moscow Saturday Eisenhower expressed consid erable puzzlement in view of Bulganins proposals as to what ou think another such summit meeting could contribute to a genuine settlement of our prob ems He accused Bulganin of de manding the right to veto dis cussion of the proposals Eisen lower believes vital to interna tional peace Eisenhower said he came to this conclusion because Bulganin has proposed and insisted on discussing 10 topics Eisenhower in turn suggested discussing AP Photofax DOG TEAM IN TOW A This scene could almost be up Running beside the team is Prof H II Wester hot one from the Arctic but it isnt The picture was taken of Drake University Des Moines owner of the Samoyed near Carlisle The team of dogs a type of Siberian sled dogs Riding is Elizabeth Wright 3 Carlisle and her dog hasnt had enough training to follow the usual line mother Mrs George A Wright runs behind Harris DArk told him the sub committee would like to know vhat Colonel Moores interest was this The former counsel who was ired in an intrasubcommittee ow over the way he had con ducted the inquiry testified that Moore and two officials of the airline were partners in a ship ard in the Dominican Republic Bidders Statement He also read parts of a sworn tatement from Col A Frank Katzentine an unsuccessful bid der for the Miami station that Moore and his wife Mrs Eisen lowers sister once were house guests of GTrBaker president of the airline Schwartz added that subcom mittee investigators have con firmed that the Moores have been uests at Bakers Florida home In testimony last week Schwartz swore that FCC Commissioner Richard Mack had received from Thurman A Whiteside whom he described as a National Airline attorney in return for his pledge to vote for the airlines subsidiary in the TV channel case Whiteside will testify Tuesday Mack on Wednesday Red Korea Admits Holding Downed Plane 32 Persons SEOUL Korea UP Pyongyang Radio admitted Mon day night that a missing Korean National Airlines plane with 32 persons aboard landed in Com munist North Korea Sunday The propaganda voice of North Korea made no mention of where he DC3 had landed after it dis appeared on a routine flight from Pusan to Seoul in the Republic of Korea The plane was piloted by an American with a second American also aboard 2 Americans The plane apparently arrived over Seoul on schedule and then continued north without landing It was tracked by radar as it flew over the demilitarized zone and into North Korea Radar tracked it as far as Sunan air base 20 miles north of Pyong yang capital of Redrun North Korea South Korean intelligence offi cers expressed belief earlier in the day that Communist hatchet men had kidnaped the planes crew and passengers at gunpoint and forced it to land in North Korea in a coldblooded attempt to get hostages for bargainingFriday t said a South Korean govern ment civil airliner arrived in North Korea at about 11 pm CST Sunday Propaganda Use It said the plane heroically reached the Communist north It added that The people on eight other problems to which Bulganin has objected No Veto Eisenhower said in reference to earlier exchanges I wrote that if there were to be a toplevel meeting I would be willing to discuss your propo sals in good faith if you would so discuss mine Your answer is that I must be prepared to dis cuss your proposals but as re gards mine there must you said be unanimous agreement of all participants as to the necessity for considering such proposals In other words you demand the right to veto discussions of the matters I believe to be vital to peace Setting aside diplomatic lan guage Eisenhower said he de plored constantly mounting ac cusations within the So viet Union to the effect that the United States is ruled by aggressive warminded imper ialists If any such persons exist ia the United States Eisenhower said I do not know of them Lists Proposals Eisenhower again called for the Soviet Union to consider these proposals 1 Limit use of the veto in the United Nations Security Council 2 Agree to devote outer space to peaceful purposes only 3 Make a start toward disarm ament by checking the use of fissionable material for weapons purposes Eisenhower as a followup to last months cultural exchange agreement with Russia suggest ed that leaders of thought and influential citizens within the So viet Union should visit the United States not to acquire technical knowledge but rather to learn at first hand the feeling of our 1 people toward peace and the rea of foreign relations the plane were against the F P i pation of South Korea by the Our popular imperialist aggressive forces i It continued that they could not longer put up with the daily pressure of the Fascist Syngman Rhee government and decided to heroically escape to North Ko SAFETY AWARD IDA GROVE Lfl A Safety Award plaque will be awarded the Ida Grove Kiwanis Club at a The broadcast however here Tuesday marking not name any of those aboard theirs victory in a safedrive contest plane nor did it give any further wth tne Denison Kisvanis Club details Judge Butler Sent to Story County DES MOINES District Judge William P Butler of Ma son City Monday was assigned to Story County District Court for Jan jmlcfinite period beginning purposes ordcr was by Chief Justice The Pyongyang broadcast was Henry K Peterson of Iowa Suj made in the Japanese languagejpreme Court SAME UBlack Hag means raffio death I SI hours   

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