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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 14, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited lor LOBEOAZETTE THl NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES A L t NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIV Associated Fresc and Uulted International Full Lease Wires 7e a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 14 ThU of Two No Mt ProWest Government of Iraq Fa v One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 1300 pm Sunday WOI Ames pm Tuesday WTAD Qulncy pm Thursday WSUI la CUr UIO pm Saturday And Now Its Hawaii reason a admitting TF there was good month ago for Hawaii to the union of states and I think there was theres an even more compelling reason for it today With Alaskas entry authorized not to do so would be a gratuitous affront to the nearly 600000 people who are proud to call themselves Hawaiian Americans Without seeming to discount Alaskas claims on statehood Id like to suggest to our Congress that the case for Hawaii is strong er For one thing the population is almost three times as great What the longrange potential is cannot be stated of course but at present it isnt even debatable that Hawaii is the better pre pared to support the costs oi statehood In 1940 just a few months be fore Pearl Harbor Day a refer endum was conducted among Hawaiians on the question ol statehood There was a resound ing YES vote The margin was 2 to 1 Tests made since thai time suggest that the ratio would be appreciably greater at this moment The situation with re spect to this is not unlike that in Alaska ON TWO OCCASIONS in the past ten years I have had occa ion to sound out sentimen among the islanders I found some who felt that perhaps thej were getting a better deal tax wise than they would in fill statehood But mostly there was an ardent desire to become the 49th star in the American flag In my report on island sent ment under date of Feb 10 1952 I set forth these three basic con tentions of the Hawaii Statehood Commission 1 The admission of Hawaii into the union as a state is in the bes interests of the nation and of the territory 2 The territory meets all of th traditional requirements for state hood and as a state would mak valuable contributions to nation and world 3 In the current clash of po liticai and economic ideologie upon the world state the admis sion of Hawaii would be a prac tical demonstration in the verj area in which Communism i making a determined drive to win adherence to its totalitarian prin ciples that the U S is holding aloft for all the world the banne of political and economic dc mocracy ONE NIGHT I chanced to b riding in a car with a Honoluh doctor of Japanese ancestry Hi name Dr H H Yamamoto Could anything be more Japa nese With us was another doc tor of Chinese extraction Hi name has left my memory bu I havent forgotten our conversa tion The two doctors seemed to b the best of friends Quite natur ally our conversation veered int the field of mixed racial stock which in no other place known t me in our world is more pro nounced than in Hawaii We arent Japanese or Ch nese Dr Yamamolo reminde me with a good bit of feelin We are Americans Althoug there are more Hawaiians Japanese ancestry than of any other racial stock there isnt even a hint of a Japanese bloc when it comes to voting We just dont think that way Were Americans good Americans Another stimulating person met by me on that visit to Hawaii was President Gregg M Sinclair of the University of Hawaii He was my dinner companion one night and I visited his distinguished institution a time or two later Since that time he has been giv en emeritus honors by the insti tution to which he had contrib uted an enlightened leadership CANADIAN BORN Doctor Sin clair was educated at the Univcr RedBacked Coup Successful OVERTHROWN IN COUP King Fai sal II of Iraq left walks in the Royal Court gardens in Baghdad in this scene from more peaceful days With him are AP Photofax Crown Prince Abdul Ilah center and an aide The whereabouts of Faisal was un known but Ilah his uncle and former re gent reportedly was beaten to death TeenAger Slain by Assailant CARTER LAKE Iowa UP An Omaha teenager was fatally shot Sunday night when he tackled a masked assailant in an attempt to protect his 15yearold girl com panion Dead was Joseph David Dixon 18 sonof Mr and Mrs Ronald Dixon Held for investigation was a man identifiedas Larry D Jack son 36 an Omaha apartmenl house janitor Jackson denied any connection with the slaying POLICE SAID they found Jack sons car at the slaying locale and tiis car keys at the place where the struggle occurred Officers said a shirt spotted with what ap peared to be blood was in Jack sons garage and mudsmearec oxfords were in Jacksons home Jackson told officers at first a relative had used his car bui later said it had been stolen With young Dixon Sunday nigh was Rita Ficke 15 daughter o Mr and Mrs Bernard J Ficke of Omaha She told police that she and Dixon were sitting irt the car near Carter Lake when a man wearing a handkerchief over his face came to the car She said the man jerked the mask off threatened them with a gun and said This is a stickup SHE SAID the man ordered he and Joseph out told them to star walking and then said he was go ing to kill both of them After they had gone about 50i feet she related the man pu his hand on her shoulder an said Now you are going wit me At the words she said Joseph tackled the bandit The man fired one shot The youth and the gunman rolled to the ground and Rita said she beat the intruder with her purse As the two men struggled she said another shot was fired striking Joseph in the back Rita cried out that someone was action that may have saved her life according to police the gunman fled The Weather Mason andthun1 derstorms Monday night Tues day partly cloudyCooler Low Monday night 5660 High Tues day about 75 owa Intermittent light showers and cooler Monday night low 58 northwest to 68 southeast Partly cloudy Tuesday cooler except extreme north iveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees be low normal M ond a y night through Saturday Normal lows lower 60s north to upper 60s south Normal highs mid 80s north to near 90 south Cooler at beginning of period Warmer Thursday Cooler again by the weekend Rainfall will average onefourth to onehalf inch oc curring as scattered showers early in period and again Thurs day or Friday Minnesota Showers cooler High Tuesday 6572 GiobeGazette weather data up 0 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 79 68 72 trace 88 65 GlobeGazette weather data u to 8 am Sunday Maximum Minimum 83 60 after gity of Minnesota Later CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 STRIKE DUBUQUE ENDS Farley 2 Leland Ike Calls Urgent Meeting Grave View at Capitol WASHINGTON ft President Eisenhower interrupted a Nation al Security Council meeting Mon day for a toplevel conference on the overthrow of the proWestern government in Iraq Eisenhowers action pointed up the seriousness with which the United Statesregards the sudden Middle East development Eisenhower left the Security Council meeting at m to confer in his office with Sec retary of State Dulles and Vice President Nixon bulles was ac companied by several State De partment Middle East specialists BOTH DULLES and Nixon are members of the council the na tions top security planning body However Dulles did not arrive a the White House until after the meeting was well under way anc he went into conference with Eis enhovver immediately Presumably Dulles had been studying reports on the Iraq sit nation at his own office White House press secretary James C Hagerty in announcing i meeting Drown ELYSIAN Minn Iowa Tothers drowned and two others vere saved when their boat wamped in the choppy waters of Lake Elysian near here Sunday The bodies of Eddy Christian on 42 and his brother Alfred 2 both of Leland were recov ered THE TWO HAD BEEN fishing vith two other brothers 24year old Norman and 33yearo 1 d Arnold Braadland of Thompson owa The Braadlands said waves started washing over the sides of heir heavily loaded boat and when they attempted to turn it around and head for shore it filled with water and went under They said they clung to the sides of the swamped craft along vith Eddy Christiansen who dropped his grip and sank a short ime later None of the trio could swim Alfred Christianson des cribed as able to swim a little bit sank a short distance from he boat the DullesEisenhower told reporters Of course thei subject wa Iraq The meeting was held as de mands were raised in Congres for a reappraisal of America Middle East policy in the light c the upheaval in Iraq AMONG THOSE who made th demands were Chairman Theo dore Francis Green DRI of th Senate Foreign Relations Com mittee and Sen Mike Mansfiel a member of the com mittee Green said the developmen demonstrates that Arab nationa ism is a force with which th United Stales has not yet learne to cope Sen Alexander Wiley of Wiscon sin ranking Republican on th committee said it is essential tha the United States initiate imme diate discussions with Great Bri ain Iran Turkey and other over the course we must fo low Loelscher Manufacturing Co closed by a fourweek strike started to return to normal oper ations Monday after a 3year con tract agreement was reached with the United Brotherhood of Car penters and Joiners of America Cresco Priest Drowns in Mississippi EAST DUBUQUE 111 young Catholic priest from Cres co drowned while swimming i the Mississippi River here Sunda after ignoring a warning from fellow priest The body of the Rev James Klosterman 27 assistant pastor at St Josephs Parish Cresco was recovered shortly after he drowned The victim drowned at the end of a dam after a companion the Rev Paul Weis Ossian warned him the current was too swift there Rev Weis told police he looked away after warning his friend and that when he looked back all he saw was the hand of Rev Klosterman as it went under The victim was the son of Mr and Mrs Emil Klosterman Du buque He was vacationing at the home of his parents A MANKATO State College stu dent Richard Watanable 26 a Hawaiian who works as a sum mer lifeguard at Waterville Minn was passing by on nearby Highway 60 and saw the Braad lands clinging to the boat He swam out and attached a line to the swamped craft At that time two men from Des Moines Nor man Boatwright and Michael Mc Donbugh came to their aid in an other boat The two survivors estimated they had been in the water about 30 minutes before help arrived Lake Elysian is in Waseca County in southeastern Minne sota TYPHOON MOVES ON TOKYO M Typhoon Winnie after causing at least two deaths and damage in the Philippines on its Asian rampage headed to ward Formosa Monday with a threat of fresh violence The loss of Iraq is a severe alarming loss he said in a state ment The Middle East has a ways been a tinder box A mate has now been lit and we must b extremely careful that the situa tion does not explode Sen Everett M Dirksen of 111 nois assistant Republican leade in the Senate said Things seem to go from bad to worse bi added that At this junction on should be cautious in his com ments until all the facts are a hand BARGAIN FOR GENERALS TOKYO US mil tarys main post exchange close its doors in downtown Tokyo Sun day with a real bargain Thre star and fourstar shoulder hia for generals sold at only 1 cents each OilRich Nation in King Faisal Missing SUDAN STATUTt MUK LOCATION OF IRAQ Map shows the location of troubled Iraq bordered primarily by Saudi Arabia Iran and Syria The nation because of its vast oil re sources has played a key role in the Wests strategy in the Mideast Heavy Rains Continue Across Much of Iowa Locally heavy rains and severe thunderstorms struck Iowa Monday following an 8inch deluge near Hampton late Saturday Nearly inches of rain was reported Monday at WapelLo and lascade had three inches Two inchesof ram fell in 20 minutes a rural area aboutioVrailes Charge Lake Resident on Three Counts Darrell Rondell Slattum 29 Clear Lake is free on bond after charges on three different counts were filed against him fol lowing a raid by Cerro Gordo County and state officials on his Clear Lake Saturday night The charges against Slattum according to Sheriff Jerry Allen are for illegal sale of liquor il legal possession of liquor and having illegal gambling devices Bond was set at for each of the three counts The officers were working with a search warrant issued by Jus tice of the Peace Frederick B Shaffer The arrest of Slattum was made after a stale agent pur chased a drink of liquor A quan tity of liquor was seized along with a box of chance cards con taining in cash S 1 atturn waived preliminary hearing before Shaffer Benson Postpones Trip to Russia WASHINGTON Secre tary of Agriculture Benson Mon day announced indefinite post ponement of plans to visit the So viet Union and European coun tries this summer He gave the pressure of legislative and ad ministrative matters as his rea son The visit had been set up in response to a Soviet invitation ast of Iowa City A band of moderate to heavy showers also covered The Iowa police radio at Beiniona was knocked out temporarily but he station was able to resume aroadcasts on emergency power THE STORM knocked out elec ric service in the little town of Downey Water flowed across U 6 about a half mile westof West Liberty and Riverside Drive was flooded in Iowa City near the University of Iowa Art Building Hail did considerable crop dam age in the area east of Iowa City Other rainfall reports included Traer 235 Grundy Center 149 Williamsburg 133 Toledo 114 Bellevue 112 Walford 90 Hub bard 85 Marshalltown 78 New Hampton 74 Brooklyn 72 and Charles City 68 MORE SHOWERS and thunder storms were forecast Mondays rain followed an un official 8inch deluge in less than an hour Saturday night in a small SAME Baghdad Pact Members Put on Spot by Coup in Iraq LONDON ift The coup in that failure by the West lo come Iraq Monday faces Britain and the other members of the Bagh dad Pact with the question of military intervention in a crisis considered in London to be far more urgent than the situation in Lebanon Iraq is the only Arab slate un ashamedly and legally bound to the West by treaty ties as a member of the Baghdad Pact with Britain Pakistan Turkey and Iran The United States al though not a member of the al liance supports it and is a member of its leading commit tees The immediate diplomatic re action in the British capital was to the aid of the legal Iraqi government almost certainly would spell the end of Western influence throughout the Arab world The Baghdad alliance does not commit its members to help each other automatically in case of attack or internal re volt But it does place on the allies the obligation to consider allout help in such situations All signs suggest that the Iraqi army plot was cunningly timed and long prepared King Faisal II and Premier Nuri Said were scheduled to fly Monday to Istanbul for a conference of the Asian members of the Bagh dad member states BEIRUT Lebanon Wl itary coup Monday ousted the pro Western regime in Iraq keystone of the Baghdad and pro claimed a proNasser govern ment Baghdad radio said King Faisal had been overthrown arid a re public established An army brig adier was named as leader of the COUp The broadcast said Crown Prince Abdul Ilah Faisals uncle and former regent was beaten death by a mob and his body dis membered arid burned in the streets REPORTS FROM Cairo cap ital of Nassers United Aran Re public of Egypt and Syria said Premier Nuri Said the proWest ern strong man of Iraq also had been killed by a mob The coup if successful would be a stunning blow to the West It would knock a key pin Iraq of theantiCommunist Pact n the Middle East Baghdad radio named Bri g Gen Abdel Karim Kassem leader of the coup He was said to have named a13man Cabinet and a threeman Sovereignty Council headed by Lt Gehj Ribaei The Council it was an nounced would exercise sover eignty until a plebiscitefor presi dent can be held Iraq is one of the Middle Easts richest oil countries The British controlled Iraqi Petroleum Co produces most of Iraqs oiL The product goes largely to Western Europe THERE WAS NO direct word of 23yearold Faisal who alsb is chief of state of the nevv Iraq Jordan Federation formed Feb 14 1958 to counter Nassers U A R organized two weeks be fore The Communist radio in Budapest said he had been ar rested by the army The revolutionary regime pro claimed martial law throughout Iraq and a curfew in Baghdad The army chief of staff Ahmed Saleh Abdiwas appointed mili tary governor general of the na tion Amman radio announced that Jordans King Hussein Hashe area south of Hampton sending cousin of Faisal had as several creeks out of their banks The flooding was in rural sections and no lives were endangered Some crops were washed out The creeks that overflowed feed the West Fork of the Cedar River Highways 65 and 3 were Hooded momentarily at a point just south of Hampton Areas north of the city received little or no moisture According to a report from the Franklin County sheriffs office there was slight damage to some shoulders of rural roads south and west of Hampton There was no bridge damage however British Embassy in Baghdad Besieged LONDON Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd announced Monday the British Embassy in Baghdad has been besieged by Iraqi rebel rioters In a brief report to Par liament Lloyd said the British government has had no word from its embassy since 8 am Bulletins LOS ANGELES UPI The contract between the city and the Los Angeles Dodgers base ball club for 315 acres in Cha vez Ravine to be used for a ball park was ruled invalid Monday by Superior Judge Arnold Prae ger STREATOR III At least four persons were killed and five injured after an explosion rocked the Williams Hardware Co store here Monday turned power as head of the Jor danIraq Federation and would attempt to restore public secur ty and order The constitution of the JordanIraqi Federation pro vided that Hussein should succeed Faisal if the latter should die or abdicate Observers saw little hope Hus sein could hold the federation to gether in the face of a successful raqi revolution but theoretically could call upon the armies of the federation to subdue the reb els and could call upon the West for help THERE WERE NO reports ta bear out Cairo claims that the re volt had spread to Jordan and there was no clearcut indication whether the rebel leaders had es tablished control throughout Iraq All that was known for certain was that the Baghdad radio was n the hands of the revolutionary leaders Except for the reports of mob action there was no report of fighting The Baghdad broadcasts were greeted with jubilation in Cairo Damascus Moscow and East Eu ropean satellite capitals Here in Beirut torn for more than two months by a revolt against proWestern President Camille Chamoun rebels in the Moslem quarter celebrated with a wild firing of guns Communist broadcasts said the coup was carried out because Iraq had planned to give military aid to the Lebanese government WAILES ARRIVES TEHRAN UPI The new U S Ambassador to Iran Edward Thompson Wailes arrived in Teh Iran   

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