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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 17, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                y V f 1V p v North Daily Newspaper Edited HI Ml W t THAT M AKIS At L NO R T H IOWA MS M I16H I O R HOME EDITION VOL LX1V AuoelkM Catted FMM COPT MASON CITY tOWA SATURDAY MAY 17 195t Tfcii Paper el Two toctiau faction Uf Tempers Light Primary Vote Seen By WILLIAM EBERLINE DBS MOINES Political temperatures appear to be rising in the primary election race for the Republican nomination for Fanning the flames under the political cauldron is the endorse ment for the GOP nomination of Dr William G Murray by Don C Pierson Humboldt a mem ber of the partys state central committee This has created a controversy which for the past few days has overshadowed the major issues of taxation and buildingsforedu cation as a campaign talking point MURRAY IS RUNNING against Lt Gov William H Nicholas for the Republican nomination for governor in the June 2 primary Gov Herschel Loveless is unop posed on the Democratic ticket arid therefore is free from cam paign criticism from members of his own party The political pot has been sim mering only gently in the past several weeks Veteran cam paign directors say they are find ing only mild interest in the cam paign among the public Most political leaders are pre dieting a rather light primary vote of possibly a little over 200 000 unless something happens during the campaigns home atretch to stimulate interest Murray who has the backing of a number of prominent Repub lican leaders is making his first try for public office He has been for a number of years a profes sor of economics at Iowa State College He served as director o the Iowa Tax Study Committee which made numerous recom mendations to the 1957 Legisla ture for changes in Iowas tax structure NICHOLAS a turkey grower living at Masoa City has one term in the Legislature and two terms as lieutenant gover nor He has twice before sough the GOP nomination for gover Both times he was unsuc Aide to DeGaulle Slips Into Algeria cessful but demonstrated fairly strong votegetting ability The two candidates have ex SKILLET HATCHERY Emmoris Pauline Kan admires two freshly hatched chicks with several unhatched eggs in an electric skillet He bet his brother Kipp that the bantam eggs could AP Photofax be hatched in the skillet set at 100 de grees Twenty6ne days later the first eggs opened The brothershad turned theeggs from time to time and added moisture to the pan Order Being Restored by Lebanese President pressed widely varying views on Iowas tax problems Murray says the state must in crease taxes in order to reliev the property tax burden fo school costs He argues that th most logical way to raise the nee essary money is to increase th sales tax to 3 per cent and ear mark proceeds of one cent fo school aid and property tax re lief NICHOLAS is campaigning o a platform of no new taxes un less they become necessary H says he favors tightening collec tion procedures to bring in all money owing the state under present laws before considering tax increasesHe estimates 7 to 10 million dollars a year added revenue could be picked up by tightening collection procedures Both men have criticized Gov Herschel Loveless for vetoing bills to provide funds for new buildings at state colleges acd the state university and both say theyll support legislation to sup ply the buildings if elected These issues however have taken a back seat this week while the opposing camps battled over the endorsement issue PIERSON JOINED with five other former central committee chairmen in announcing support for Murray The announcement was greeted with a demand by Nicholas backers that Pierson resign from the central commit tee They contend bis endorse ment violates the Republican tra dition of state central commit tee neutrality in primary elec tions Joinng the furore were some Statehouse Republican officials who contend the former state chairmen are trying to be king makers The office holders expressed misgivings that the Pierson af fair may trigger a deep split in the party which might not heal by the time the general election rolls around next fall They say the party will need aH the force it can muster to defeat Gov Her Loveless bid for second term BEIRUT Lebanon UB Presi dent Camille Chamoun seized the offensive Saturday m the clash vith opposition forces seeking to overthrow bis proWestern gov eminent Chamoun and his premier Sami Sohl appealing to the peo ple to end the upheaval said the government is resolutely defend ing Lebanons independence from outside forces As if to underline their words this capital was the calmest it has been in a week THE TWO CHARGED once more that opposition leaders who Soaking Rain Falls on Iowa Soaking rains fell in parts of Iowa Friday and the Weather Bureau predicted the scattered showers and thunderstorms would continue through Sunday Mason City had more than a quarterinch of the welcomed moisture that quickly livened up parched lawns and fields launched a wave of strikes and death dealing riots a week ago were working to make Lebanon another province President Nassers United Arab Republic The governments campaign started with broadcasts Friday night and splashed in the press was felt instantly in Beirut Unless diehard opposition leaders have something up their sleeves Chamouns campaign to restore order seemed headed toward suc cess Although there still was ten sion more automobile traffic ap peared on the streets and more shops opened for business CHAMOUN ayd bis government still have a long way to go be fore bringing this riot torn nation back to normal But feverish po The heaviest rainfall reported was 106 inches at Pella Brooklyn reported 87 of an inch Cedar Rapids 84 Clarion 78 Fort Dodge 74 Vinton 71 North Eng lish 70 Grinneir61 Des Moines and Haverhill 46 Ames 33 Pope joy 32 Zearing 129 Conrad 28 night Davenport 23 Atlantic 17 Spen cer 13 and Sioux City 12 Most of the ac tivity Saturday and Sunday was to be confined to the afternoon and evening hours The Weather Mason City Occasional showers thunderstorms Saturday night low 55 Partly cloudy Sunday high upper 60s Iowa Partly cloudy with scat tered showers and thunder storms through Sunday Cooler northwest Saturday night and over state Sunday Low Satur day night 50 northwest to 65 southeast Minnesota Generally fair cool er Sunday high 6268 north 68 75 south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday RighMoWork Law Supported by Nicholas DES MOINES Gov Wil liam H Nicholas candidate fo the Republican nomination fo governor endorsed Iowas right towork law without any changes when he addressed the Iowa Man ufacturers Assn here Friday itical negotiations going onbe ween the opposing factions per haps will do this sooner than ould be expected under ordinary circumstances Two leaders of the warring antigovernment Dnize tribesmen vere reported ready to sit down o peace talks Parliament wa ummoned for a meeting and of ficials hoped the cooling off woulc extend into the mountains THE DRUZE ARMISTICE quld mean an important victor for proWestern President Cah moun over opposition forces try ing to unseat him One of the Druze leaders Emi Majid Arslan has been a long time supporter of Chamoun an member of the Lebanese cab inet In Washington meanwhile th Air Force announced it is sendin 40 large C124 troop transpor planes to Germany for possibl use if needed to evacuate Amer icans from Lebanon I o wans Honor Military Gen Taylor Gives Talk DES MOINES peace cannot be maintained solely by the threat of the use of nuclear weapons the US Army chief of staff said here Saturday J In remarks delivered an Armed Forces Day luncheon ad dress Gen Maxwell D Taylor said Americas security cannot rest on a single or a single weapons system We mustface the fact that a strategy based largely on mas sive retaliation has failed to keep the peace Taylor said At the same time we must now recog nize a Soviet capability to attack ur homeland with longrange ombers and with orig range missiles GEN TAYLOR reviewed more an 3000 troops in one of the argest military parades inpeace ime Iowa history preceding his alk Units of the 34th Infantry division of the IowaNebraska National Guard the 103rd Infan Division of IowaMinne sota AimyvReserve tie Iowa Air NationalGuard took part in ithe along with membersTbf STaval and Marine reserve units andROTC Civil Air Patrol and veterans groups A flyover1 was made by 16 F84 jets of the Iowa Air National fuard GEN TAYLOR said strategy is becoming less and less asso ciated1 with waging of war and more with maintenance of peace He called it peace through power Gen Taylor said Communisms aggressive ways compels the United States with all armed services working in unison to adapt its strategy to a continual ly changing situation CHARLES DEGAULLE JACQUES SOUSTELLE Rightists U 5 Tourists ToW fo Be on Guard SAME Black flag nexus traffic detlh IB 21 houri FKOM OUR WIRE SERVICES PARIS American tourists caught in Frances nearcivil war flooded the US embassy with questions Saturday on the advisability of continuing their vacations They were getting more ex citement for their money than the travel posterspromised and they w ere not sure they liked it been tcll the parade of American call ers that the French crisis has not reached a point where ihey are affected and that as yet there was no reason for inter rupting a vacation Many Americans were wit nesses to the violence of the past few days when rightwing mobs took to the streets in de monstrations against Premier Pierre Pilimlins Algerian poli cies No Americans have been harmed THE EMBASSY has taken no special precaution other than to tell its Marine guards not to wear uniforms while off duty A similar order has gone out to American troops stationed in the Parisarea The US Army Europe head quarters in Heidelberg Ger many has ordered soldiers in other regions to stay out of the French capital for the time be ing The atmosphere of crisis in France brought runs on food stores Many stores reported their shelves stripped ol all canned goods Fear of possible rationing kept buyers lining up for whatever they could find SCENE OF UPHEAVAL Track Star Killed in Auto Crash COLUMBUS UP A high school track star was killed and three other persons were injured Saturday when two cars collided and burst into flames just west of the city limits The victim was Terry Allen Idle 17 a junior at Columbus to have competed the Class B state Maximum Minimum At ram Precipitation 81 59 60 2S I would like to see more in dustry in Iowa and I would like to be sure the present industry we have is well taken care of Nicholas said I think that one of the reasons why Iowa is becoming great in industry is because we have good labor conditions here and we also have good labor laws For me I want to maintain our present labor laws intact as they are 15 Die in Rash of Minnesota Crashes ST PAUL traffic toll has jumped ahead ofjs last years recordshattering pace for the first time in 1958 Fifteen persons have been killed in state accidents since noon Fri day The series of worst of the pushed the toll to 208 three more than a year ago The fatalities brought to a halt a fourday period of deathfree driving on Minnesota highways and streets Junction High School Idle de scribed by his coach as the out standing member of the track team was Saturday in track meet at Des Moihes AUTHORITIES SAID Idle son of Mr and Mrs Clifford Idle who farm just northwest of here was among a group of students who lad driven to Washington for a ate movie following the annual uniorsenior high school banquet le was riding in a car driven y Douglas Gabriel 17 Colum nis City also a student when it collided with another vehicle on a curve on Iowa 92 BOTH CARS burst into flames ut other members of the student parent caravan dragged the pas sengers out of the cars Gabriel and George Wilson 17 also of Columbus City were hos shock and other njuries The lone occupant of the Control Showdown Set on Monday PARIS UP Gen Charles De aulles top legislative lieutenant lipped into the Gaullist strong lold of Algeria Saturday as Pre mier Pierre Pflimlin struggled against rightists at home The arrival of Jacques Sous elle who had been held incom nunicado in Paris after trying to ly to Algeria earlier this week was announced by Radio Algiers His arrival was expected to put new pressure on Pflimlin to reach a settlement with De Gaulles sup sorters Gen Paul Ely chief of staff of French combined armed services resigned Saturday Elys place will be taken by Gen Jacques Lorillof chief of staff of the army who will now hold both posts Ely apparently resigned be cause two high officers on his staff were arrested after being charged with plotting to cast the armys power with the rightist orces DE GAULLE HIMSELF an nounced he will come to Paris Monday from his countryhome and hold a news conference is expected to clarify his state ment of Thursday offering to as sume full power in France an of fer that deepened the grave po litical crisis Embattled Premier PfHmlia facing the grim prospect of riot ing by rightists Saturday night sent a special envoy to De Gaulles home village of Colom beyLesDeauxEglises 150 milei from Paris The envoy Marcel Diebold talked with De Gaulles military aide but did not see the general himself Presumably Pflimlin was seeking clarification De Gaulles role in the crisis prior to Mondays news conference the Rev Lawrence Keswick and Thorn other car arrett of Durg also was hospitalized at Washington with shock a head laceration and other injuries Jonas Poweshiek Dead at 64 DES MOINES serv ices were being arranged here for Jonas Poweshiek 64 great great grandson of Chief Powe shiek an early Iowa Indian for FRENCH AIR FORCE Mystere jet planes repeatedly flew low over the village as Diebold talked with the aide foran hour r The 19 Social Republican depu ties in the NationalAssembly isr sued a statement Gaulle would take any stepthat might plunge France into chaos Pflimlin lost no time in exer cising the emergency powers granted him for three months by an overwhelming vote in Parlia ment Friday night Special agents were arresting rightists in Paris and throughout France Ignoring this show of strength the National Assn of War Vet erans called for demonstrations Saturday night and Sunday at the tomb of the unknown soldier at the Arc de Triumph IF THE demonstration is held in defiance of a ban on all public atherings it will bring a headon clash with the 35000 police and security troops who have turned Paris into an armed camp Motorists driving into Paris found the words De Gaulle to power in sixfoot letters and the Cross of Lorraine De Gaulles wartime symbol painted across the main highways A bomb was found and defused outside the iron gates of the Chateau of La Celle StCloud official country residence of For eign Minister Rene Pleven out side Paris Two other bombs were fonnd ties was named the of Pflimlins country Poweshiek died Friday at Chihome at Hendaye near the Span STREET SCENE IN BEIRUT These youths have spectators as they dig a road block in a littered street during a lull in AP Photofax rioting at Beirut Lebanon But an anti government strike has lost its punch and cityrapidly was returning to normal cago where he was visiting the home of a son He had been on the staff of the Iowa Historical Department from 1925 until 1956 when he retired Poweshiek was known to thou sands of a 31ycar poriod he had lectured on Indian lore and history to many hou ish frontier Pflimlin held a council of war at his office with Andre Mutter minister for Algeria Gen Ed ward CorniglionMolinier minis ter for the Sahara and Albert Gazier minister of information They discussed the problem of how Paris could regain control ot sands of school children visiting Algeria from the insurrectional the stale historical building committees   

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