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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 16, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited far LOBE THI NIWSFAFIR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH I 0WANS NI1 GH ft HOME EDITION VOL LXIV and United fntt Fun WirM 7c a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY U Thta Papw o Two Ntv ttt French Premier Asks Drastic Powers Trade 1st Test But Major v Fight Looms WASHINGTON UP President Eisenhowers embattled program for a fiveyear extension of the reciprocal trade law has passed its first big congressional test The administration trade bill ii still a long way from enact ment A big battle looms when the measure goes to the House for consideration next week Then it must clear the Senate With Democratic leaders crack ing the whip the House Ways and Means Committee late Thurs day completed action on an ad ministration approved compro mise that would give Eisenhower virtually all of his basic re quests IT WAS AN initial victory for the President who has said re peatedly that US restrictions on world trade would play into Com munist hands As approved by the committee the bill includes a fiveyear con tinuation of the trade program beyond June 30 with authority to lower US tariffs up to 25 per cent more in negotiations of international trade agreements With it however went a prec edentsetting provision for con gressional review of the Presi dents tariff authority The admin istrationVaccepted this provision but program labeled and phantom gim it a fraud mick AP Photofar HI MOM Theres a time when mothers and police men HAVE to look stern when they feel more like laughing It happened to Mrs Robert McGpvern and patrolman Gus Fecker Dubuque when David McGov erni 2V had to be escortedjiome with his drawers at halfmaat11 Lebanon Wars on Rebels Claim Syria Involved BEIRUT Lebanon UR Leb anese forces using jet planes and tanks swept through northern Lebanqn Friday in an effort to smash rebellious tribal armies and drive infiltrators back across the border into Syria More than 30 American refu gees from the shellpocked coun tryside sought haven in the com parative safety of Beirut But more were still in areas consid ered dangerous One American eyewitness con firmed government claims that possibly many more Syrians had crossed the border nto Lebanon and joined with re aellious tribesmen stirred up by inflammatory broadcasts from Radio Cairo and Radio Damas cus A DISPATCH from Washington said Lebanon had asked the U S government for a shipment of tanks The State Department was reported studying the request Informed sources said Premier Samiiel Solh would demand that Parliament give him a confidence vote on a request for extraor dinary powers to cope with the rebellion GOVERNMENT sources said the army had seized most of the territory captured by rebels SEEKS EMERGENCY POWERS Pre mier Pierre Pflimlin of France right is surrounded by newsmen as heleaves Ely see Palace where he pleaded for emer gency powers to deal with riots both AP Photofax at homeand in Algeria It appears the new premier is being forced into a show down bid for power by Charles de Gaulle and right wingers WITH DEMOCRATIC leaders in control the compromise bill is expected to win iinal House ap proval by next Wednesday House hightariff forces with heavy support from both Demo crats and Republicans joined Fri day in backing a substitute which in effect would strip Eisenhower of his tariff lowering authority and vest trade powers in Con gress itself The strategy of reciprocal trade foes was to try to block the House from considering thecompromise bill through adoption of procedure making the protectionist substi tute the order of business As a major concession to trade foes the administration agreed that Congress should have the right to veto the Presidents re fusal to raise tariffs where the Tariff Commission finds that im ports threaten economic injury to American business It would re quire a twothirds vote of both House and Senate to override the President Mason City Woman Suffers Burns Body Ill Over Much of US No Man on Board CAMBRIDGE Mass W The Smithsonian Astrophysical Ob servatory have reported several of its moohwatch teams have sight ed Russias Sputnik HI In Moscow Russian scientists said there was no man or living organism aboard the satellite even though it is big enough to carry one That they added will come in the future Sightings in clear weather were reported from southern United States and the West Coast early Friday The big 1 ton Russian satellite also crossed the Northeast and Midwest but cloudy weather in those sections hindered visual tracking efforts THE SATELLITE together with its final rocket stage was sighted for eight minutes over Minneapolis lowans should get two looks at the satellite Friday night Dr Percy Carr professor of physics at Iowa State College estimated the satellite would be visible about 8 pm almost directly overhead or slightly to the east and again about in the west Meanwhile two of this countrys top defense officials Army Secretary W i 1 ber M Brucker and Garr i s o n Norton assis tant secreta r y of the Navy for but were heeded to prevefiptKe of President Camille Chamouns proWestern government Chamouns position received support by the U S decision to send antiriot equipment to Beirut and dispatch a task force of 12 amphibious ships to eastern Medi terranean ready positions where they will be available for action if needed Most of the Americans who fled to Beirut were Presbyterian mis sionaries and teachers in small schools in the countryside or in American boys and girls schools and the U S Hospital in nearby Tripoli Life Magazine Plans Coverage of Band Festival Temperance Group Backs Nicholas The Weather Mason City Considerable cloud iness through Saturday Occa sional showers or thunder storms Friday night and Sat urday morning Low Friday night upper 50s High Saturday 7782 Lion Snatches M Tot Into Cage Kills Her Algeria Crisis Growing De Gaulle May Make Bid PARIS tfl The French Na ional Assembly meeting under he lengthening shadow of Gen Charles de Gaulle Friday voted Premier Pierre Pflimlin emerg ency powers to fight what ha called a plot against the repub lic A first unofficial count gave vote as a record majority for any government since World War II The emergency powers act gives the threedayold government the means of cracking down on all subversive activity It can dissolve political organiza tions arrest and hold suspects make searches night and day im pose full censorship of press and radio collect arms and close movies theaters and cafes PFLIMLIN asking for special powers told the Assembly There is a real plot against the republic and the established order The government will react with vigor against those who pre pared it Parliaments upper house was expected to confirm the Assem jly vote within a matter of hours De Gaulles offer to assume full power had plunged Francedeeper into its blackest postwar crisis Pflimlins country villa at Hen daye was bombed Thursday night Pearl Vosburgh 54 636 Taylor SW suffered burns on her right arm and side Thursday afternoon when gasoline she was using to clean a dress ignited She was in good condition at Mercy Hos pital Hospital authorities said the burns were mostly first and sec ond degree with a few third de gree Mason City firemen assumed the gasoline was ignited by a wa ter heater several feet from where Mrs Vosburgh was using an open basin of gasoline She told them the flames ran up the arm of the dress she was wear ing She was able to remove the dress and put out the fire that burned her although there still was fire in the basement when firemen arrived However dam age was mostly confined to the clothes she had been cleaning By the time firemen arrived Mrs Vosburgh had changed clothes She was taken first to a doctors office then to the hos pital LAUNCHING DELAYED CAPE CANAVERAL Fla An Army Jupiter range ballistic missile launching the first in five months was post poned by technical difficulties Friday at the last split second air discussed satellite and missiles in sep ara t e talks Thursday night i Speaking in Og den Utah Nor ton said the United Sta t e s now has rockets powerful enough to boost into or bit a t w ot o n satel lite a halfton heavier than the satel lite launched by Russia Th u r s day Norton did not saywhy the United Sta t e s has not launch ed a larger sat ellite But said the smaller Life Magazine has definitely as signed coverage of the North Iowa Band Festival in Mason City June 10 according to a message received Friday from Arthur Can tor press representative for The Music Man The message was received through the private tele type service in Mason City of Van Dulings Lincoln Tour and Travel Agency Inc Mailmans Dog Bites Substitute Mailman KLAMATH FALLS Ore substitute mailman said was bitten by mailmans dog as tried to deliver a letter to the home of the man for whom he was working All the while the substitute said the regular mailman sat on the porch and watched the dog bite and State Sen Alan Vest Sac Cityy candidates for the two top state offices in the Republican primary had the endorsement Friday of the Iowa Temperance LegislativeCouncil Nicholas is running against Wil liam G Murray Ames for the GOP nomination for governor in the June 2 primary and Vest is in a threeway race for the nom ination for lieutenant governor The temperance group sent to all state candidates a list of questions tin the drink issue on which it said it wanted yes answers THE CANDIDATES were asked if they would oppose liquorby thedrink favor abolishing key clubs support legislation to re quire teaching temperance in schools vote toban sale of beer at the Iowa Fairgrounds support a law for uniform chemical tests for intoxication and favor legis lation to rehabilitate alcoholics The council said Nicholas long known as a dry had a perfect score of yes on all the ques urday Scattered showers or thunderstorms extreme south Friday night andover most of the state Saturday mainly in afternoon A little warmer north Friday night arid west Saturday otherwise not much change in temperature Friday night 5565 Low Five day Iowa will average 3 above normal Temperatures to 8 degrees Friday night through next Wednesday Nor mal highs 71 north to 74 south Normal lows 46 north to 53 south Relatively warm through the weekend turning cooler the first of next week Rainfall will average about onefourth inch in scattered weekend showers Minnesota Growing cloudy showers windy GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 80 Minimum 44 At 8 am 68 Charles OKs Utility Franchise CHARLES here Thursday voted to renew for 20 years the gas and electricity fran chise of the Iowa Public Service Co There were 1293 votes cast For gas the vote was 1220 yes 50 no For electricity it was 1221 yes 47 no tions It said Murray also gave yes replies but because he did so with some qualification it was supporting Nicholas THE COUNCIL endorsed Vest over House Speaker W X Mooty Grundy Center and State Sen JackMiller Sioux City It said Vest has shown a strong interest in temperance legislation while Mooty replied he would pre side over the Senate if elected and did not want to take a stand on any particular legislation The council said Miller gave qualified answers on the ques tions of prohibiting liquorbythe drinks and banning key clubs The council said Democratic Gov Herschel Loveless unop posed for reelection was not op posed to legalizing liquorbythe drink It took no stand on the two Democratic candidates for lieu TEA TIME LONDON UP Group Capt Peter Townsend had tea with IfSaTcKecTa little girl frotnthe grasp of her frantically resisting grandfather at the Washingtor Zoo Friday pulled her into the cage and killed her The grandfather Harry Jack son Washington was too deep in shock to give a coherent account of the deathrof 2V2yearold Julia Ann Vogt Ghilli wack British Columbia BUT POLICE obtained a partial story of the tragedy from Wesley Dildy 12 who was visiting the zoo with a school group from Princess Anne County Va The rest of the class was down the hill the boy said I heard a loud scream by the lions cage I ran up tolook and this little girlwas in front of the cage andthe lion had caught her by the leg and was pulling A MAN grabbed her arms and tried to pull her away but the lion was stronger The lion kept pulling and got her body in the cage with him The man kept hitting the lion on the head trying to make him release her The lion started walking around inside with her in his mouth and police found two more bombs Ministry buildings in Paris The bombs in Paris were disarmed before they exploded but the bomb in front of the premiers villa caused considerable dam age Pflimlin himself was in Parii and no one was reported hurt A DRIZZLING RAIN combined withan Ascension Day weekend to keep crowds down but the Na tional Assembly was ringed with about 1000 special security troops as the session started packed galleries Pflimlin asked the Assembly to vote immediately a biU declar ing a state of emergency in France a condition just short of martial law As all but the ex backers of Gen Gaulle cheered re Princess Margaret Thursday The palace spokesman said simply the handsome Townsend paid an ordinary private call When the alarm got out two keepers went into the cage to hold off the lioness and recover the girls decapitated body ones put up by this country are providing the inHOW usr RUSS SATELLITES COMPARE formation deemed necessary at this time NORTONS STATEMENT was opposite to that of Dr Wernher von Braun top US rocket expert He said we simply do not have rockets now to duplicate Russias fete nor will we have for an other 12 or 18 months Brucker told a Portland Maine audience the United States wil have Russia ringed by operational intermediate missiles by De comber He said Russian intercontinental ballistic missiles prob ably arestill without the necessary guidance systems and reentry nose cones to make them effective weapons of war SAME DAT61957224 tenant governor State Sen Ed vard J McManus Keokuk and Corbin Crawford Ainsworth Rain Due to Cover Iowa on Saturday Scattered showers or thunder storms in extreme southern Iowa Friday and Friday night were forecast by the Weather Bureau It said also the rain is due to spread northward over most of the state Saturday The outlook was for clearing skies and mfld temperatures Sunday A heavy thundershower dumped two inches of rain at Keokuk in about two hours Thursday Bur lington had nearly half an inch and some other places had slight amounts of moistura AP Photofax SANDl GETS HER PRESENT Gov and Mrs Love less present a new convertible to their daughter Sandi as a high school graduation gift The Governor said the family thereby was doing its bit to combat the re cession tremeright Charles de peatedly he reported on the take over of power in Algeriaby army officers and militant French na tionalists and announced the first emergency measures already had been taken IN ALGIERS the French com mander in chief Lt Gen Raoul Salan appeared to be trying to establish himself as the control iing authority He issued an order to all armed forces in the terri tory saying he alone was charged with civil and military power ia power delegated to him by Pflimlin after the mili tarycivilian committees of public safety began taking over from the Parisappointed officials Salans order specifically failed to mention the insurgent commit tees that now control most of the towns and cities in the territory Spurred on by fears that De Gaulle would become dictator of France an overwhelming major ity of deputies was expected to approve the emergency powers for Pflimlin The World War II lero broke his sixyear public sil ence Thursday with a cryptic statement declaring the regime of parties was destroying France and he was ready to take over the powers of the jresumably to rule unchecked by he Assembly De Gaulles most solid support came from Algeria where a jun ta of military officers and ultra nationalistic French civilians lave established an extralegal government in the form of Al geriawide committees of public safety BULLETIN LOS ANGELES Ml An Afr Force FlM jet Friday boosted Hie world air speed record whopping 200 miles per hour by flying between 1412 and MM mph over a measured   

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