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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 19, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor to VOL LXtV Associated Prew awt United Full T H I NIWSrAFlt THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH 1OWANS M I I C H I 0 t SM MASON CITY IOWA JULY IT HOME EDITION Te Copy Paper ConiliU Two One Ntv Jtt Jo ans King Requests USTroops Smith Chosen by GOP Gets Nod for Iowa Election DES MOINES Re publicans filled their party ticket Jate Friday for election of two members of the State Commerce Commission The Republican state conven tion picked Lloyd R Smith 46 Forest a state gasoline tax auditor as running mate in the November election for Commis lioner John Ropes nomination of Smith by a 1629 to 972 delegate vote over Frank B Means Manilla fol lowed adoption of a platform for the 1958 campaign highlighted by the sales tax issue SMITH AND MEANS were two of seven candidates in the June primary who failed to receive Russ Cast Veto in Council Assembly to Be Called AP Photofax the required majority percent age of the vote to win the nomina tion thus leaving it to the conven tion Only Ropes polled enough votes in the primary to win a place on the ballot The third commissioner Ray Thompson Newton is a holdover member The other primary candidates including Commissioner John A Tallman sought the convention nomination but the choice was between Smith and Means Smith served in the Navy dur ing World War II is married and the father of five children Smith had the support of Commissioner Thompson in the convention while delegates heard T ep o rts that Ropes IN NOVEMBER Ropes and Smith will be opposed by the Democratic nominees Harold E Hughes Ida Grove and Bernard J Martin Des Moines The convention delegates mean while failed to make a flat recommendation for a three per cent state sales tax a part of the partys general election campaign platform W G Murray nominee for gov ernor campaigned successfully for the GOP nomination on a three per cent sales tax plank The sales tax resolution submit ted by the committee for con vention consideration said mere ly We believe that the sales tax is the most feasible source for any additional revenue IN THAT RESPECT the com mittee said there is a necessity for property tax relief and that the state income tax should not be used as a major source of add ed revenue for the state Murray has advocated increas ing the sales tax from the pres ent two to three per cent and us ing the extra cent for property tax relief and state aid to school Among the other many planks recommended by the committee was one which asked that mem bers of the State Commerce Com mission be appointive rather than elective Another recommended immedi ate action for legislative reap portionment and membership in one house be based on area and membership in the other on pop ALL ALONE Omar Loutfi of Egypt left arid Arka r v day Sobolev of Russia two powers viofentlyopposing chambers of the tLN Security Council Everyone else the entrance of US and British troops and had recessed for the weekend following crucial debate Jordan are all alone as they conferintheneair empty arid two illfated votes UNITED NATIONS NY The United States called Friday for an emergency session of the UN General Assembly to deal with the explosive situation in the Middle East US Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge made the proposal imme diately after the Soviet Union killed by veto a US resolution to establish an international mili tary force to be sent to Lebanon He declared the United States would not be thwarted by a So viet veto from attempts to re store peace in strifetorn Leba non The Council was in recess unti Monday Russia is expected to resubmi its proposal to have U S and British troops oustedfrom Leb Middle East Sidebars AMMAN King Hussein of Jordan praises loyalty of army gainst conspiracies and plots by evil elements and Com munist subversives JERUSALEM Irsaeli sources say AngloAmerican interven tion in Lebanon and Jordan forced UAR President Gamal Abdel Nasser to turn to Soviet for aid JEDDA Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabian government d e n i e s clearance to U S planes carry ing badly needed fuel to Jordan LONDON British armed forces manpower reserves vir tually depleted by Middle East Iraq Cuts Tie With Jordan WASHINGTON ftf The revo lutionary regifne ofIraq has noti fied the United States that ithas withdrawn from the Arab Union with Jordan Saleh Mahdi ranking diploma at theIraqi Embassy said he in formed the State Department oi ibis in a note Friday He said he acted on instructions from the rebel group which seized power in a lightning coup Mon day The Iraqi withdrawal chal lenged the authority of King Hus sein of Jordan who asserted after the Iraq revolt that he was now legal head of the two countries AS FAR as we are concerned King Hussein has no relationship whatsoever with us Mahdi told a reporter Mahdi said he delivered the note to Asst Secretary of State Wil liam Rountree in a call at the de partment Friday Mahdi said he also told Rountree 1 The new Iraq regime is ready to cooperate with the United States to evacuate any of the GUEST DRAWS A GUN Salesman Loses Car Money to Hitchhiker East of Here Jamqs Robinson Minneapolis told MasonCity police Saturday that his station wagon and money were taken fromhim at gunpoint by a hitchhiker hepicked uprat Nora Springs Robinson traveling to Mason City on Highway 18 said the rob bery occurred about two mileswest ofNora Springs Tvhen he stopped at the hitchhikers Robinson outside the car to look at a low tire Then Robinson reported the man drew a gun on him took his money and drove on toward Mason City in the station wagon after giving Robinson orders to start walking down the road About in cash and to in checks were taken Robinson hailed a policeman in the east edge of Mason City after he had caught a ride that far with a passing driver He told officershis story and police broadcast the report to the Belmond state police radio station and to the Albert Lea and Austin police departments The incident occurred shortly after midnight Robinson amagazine salesman had been staying in a Mason City hotel E Germans Free Nine FRANKFURT Germany ft East Germany Saturday released nine U S Army men held pris oner since their helicopter strayed across the Iron Curtain June 7 U S Army Headquarters in Heidelberg announced theirre lease had been arranged under an agreement between the Amer ican and East German Red Cross The men were cheerful and ulalion THE COMMITTEE endorsed the states present socalled righttow o r k law and said a should be made toward expanding and adjusting unem ployment and workmens com pensation to meet present condi tions Informed of the committee ac tion in reference to the sales lax Murray said I can support that and I am going to do so whole heartedly I realized I couldnt get everything I wanted but that can be worked out He emphasized that while the committee did not mention a three per cent sales tax it did make reference to property tax relief aid to the schools and using the sales tax rather than the income tax to obtain any ad ditional revenue Injuries in Accident Fatal to Iowa Woman GRINNELL a n c y Mc Cully 27 West Des Moines died a hospital here Friday of in juries she received July 6 in a twocar collision near Marengo 1964 Americans in the country if the State Department believes this necessary MAHDJ SAID he saw no need for Americans to leave Iraq be cause everything is calm and the government has control of every part of the country 2 The entire staff of the Iraq Embassy has gone over lo the side of the rebel regime and rep resents it instead of the iormer government headed by Prime Minister Nuri Said 2 The government intends to retain its past relationship with the West especially on the sale of oil The new government does not intend to nationalize the oil ields owned in part by British in erests Goidfines Son in Suicide Attempt SARASOTA Fla ffi H Max well Goldfine 36 son of Boston industrialist Bernard Goldfine locked himself in a motel bath room here Saturday and slashed himself 80 times on the face and body with a doubleedged razor blade Rushed to a hospital in a police car Goldfine was reported in good condition Doctors said most of the wounds were superfi cial but he did lose a quantity of blood Goldfine is reported to have been upset over the difficulty in which his father has been in volved appeared in good health the Army announcement said East German authorities hand ed them over to the U S Army anon and Jordan when a General Assembly is called Lodge acted after the Council failed to approve any resolutions stemming from charges by Leba non and Jordan that President Nassers United Arab Republic was trying to overturn their gov ernments THESE WERE the rapidfire developments in the Council after four days of debate as tense as any during the Suez crisis and the revolt in Hungary in 1956 OLThe Council defeated 81 a resolution by the Soviet Union de manding the immediate with drawal of the US Marines from Lebanon and British forces from Jordan Only the Soviet Union voted for the resolution Japan and Sweden abstained while no votes were recorded by the United States Britain Canada China France Iraq Panama and Colombia 2 The Soviet Union killed by its 84th veto a US resolution to crisis HAMBURG West German in telligence reports say Russia has massed 14 infantry and ar mored divisions nearly half a million men for maneuvers on Turkish and Iranian frontiers WASHINGTON Defense De partment experts credit the United Arab Republic with a bigger military machine than North Korea had when it launch ed its illfated invasion in 1950 WASHINGTON Secretary of State John Foster Dulles does not expect Russia to send troops to the Middle East but fears the Soviets might provide arms to the Arab Rebels Free Last 14Gls GUANTANAMO Cuba iff Fourteen US servicemen the last North Americans kidnaped by Cuban rebels were free Sat urday on direct orders Fidel Castro so that you can go fight in Lebanon if your admiral so de DopeSmuggling Ring Leader Shot to Death NEW YORK reputed eader of an international dope smuggling ring Cristoforo Rubi no 38 scheduled to sing before a narcoticsprobing grand j u r yj next week was shot to death Frij day night on a Brooklyn sidewalk His brotherinlaw Charles la Casoia an admitted narcotics vi olator was shot in the mouth and wounded but not critically Rubinos testimony was ex pected to help build the govern ments case against reputed Mafia leader Vito Genovese who was arrested last week on a nar cotics conspiracy charge at the East German border in Bavaria from where they were brought here to headquarters of their unit the 3rd Armored Divi sires The 14remaining men of the 50 U S and Canadian citizens were airlifted by helicopter to the US Navy base on Guantanamo Bay Friday They were among 29 sailors and Marines on a pic nic bus which Rebels seized June 27 sion send an international military force to Lebanon Sweden ab stained and the other nine mem bers of the council were in fa vor The Weather Mason City Showers and thun der storms through Sunday Low Saturday night about 60 Warmer Sunday with high in 70s Iowa Scattered showers and thunderstorms most sections of the state through Sunday Little change in temperature Low Saturday night in the 60s Minnesota Showers in south little warmer High Sunday 7585 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 80 52 58 02 94 71 X AP Photofax US PATROL IN BEIRUT Two US Marine tanks rumble through a narrow street in Beirut as the Yanks patrol the Lebanese capital Curious civilians stand on window balconies to watch The wives of eight of the sol diers live in Germany They wept with joy when they heard the news Release of the men was de layed because the United States refused to recognize East Ger many as an independent country Forest City in Good Majority on Pool issue FOREST CITY At a special election here Friday voters passed by a 78 per cent majority a bond issue for for con struction of a municipal swim ming pool The vote was 724160 in favor of the proposal In a similar election in 1950 a swimming pool project was rejected 703369 At that time the proposed bond was to have been The city council has set aside a reserve fund of which will be added to the bond for the construction of the pool Mayor Roy Schram said Friday it will take about a month to com plete legalities for the sale of the bonds It is hoped that contracts can be let soon after that time and construction started in the fall so the pool will be ready for the 1959 swimming season The location has not yet been determined It will be on one of three sites owned by the city Chennault Ailing Gets Another Star WASHINGTON na tion bestowed a heartfelt honor on Claire Chennault the com mander of the World War II Fly ing Tigers who now is gravely HI when Congress and the Presi dent teamed to promote him from major general to lieutenant gen eral Chennault 67 is confined in a New Orleans hospital with ilung cancer 3 A Swedish proposal to sus pend activities of the UN Emer gency Force in Lebanon while U S forces are there found only Sweden and the Soviet Union vot ing yes All others were op posed LODGE SAID the emergency session of the Assembly would be called upon to consider the complaint by Lebanon against the United Arab Republic The Soviet Union also said it would ask for an Assembly ses sion if the Council failed to ap prove its resolution demanding immediate withdrawal of British and US forces Lodge succeeded in beating the Soviet Union to the floor with the Assembly proposal 3 White Men Nabbed in Negro Bombings BIRMINGHAM Ala UPI Three white men first arrested in a 10year series of bombings were charged Friday night with dynamiting a Negro home Police Commissioner Eugene Bull Connor said the three men admitted placing a charge of six sticks of dynamite in a vacant field 500 feet from the bombed house but denied having any thing lo do with the actual blast Herbert E Wilcult 23 was trans ferred to the county jail while Cranford Neal 28 and Ellis Lee 41 were held in city jail for fur ther questioning The men were clean shaven and apparently in good health All had similar stories The rebels told them they were kid naped to draw the attention of the US government and people to the guerrilla war being waged against Batista One of those freed was Navy Aviation Machinist Mate Ger ald Dickinson 23 Fort Madison Iowa Ossian Boy Hanging Victim OSSIAN W Wessels son of Mr and Mrs Donald Wessels accidentally hanged himself while playing in the yard of a neighbor here Satur day The boy apparently was stand ing on a toy tractor trying to reach a rope swing attached to a tree when the tractor slipped and he became entangled in a loop of rope Other children saw Joseph dangling from the rope and ran for help but efforts to revive him were unsuccessful Last Feb 8 David Durnan 13 accidentally hanged himself with in Plane Hit by Rebel Fire FROM WIRE SEBVICES Hussein of Jor dan declared Saturday night he las asked for and expects United States troops lo come to Jordan and help him in a battle forsur vival against Syria and Egypt Some 2000 British soldiers al ready have arrived The youngmonarch told a conferenceat Basman PalaceHie intends to do everythingpossible to restore the Arab Federation in the wake of the j The federation consisted of Jor dan and Iraq They government of Iraq was overthrown by a coup Monday THE KING declined to elabor ate on the sort of troops or help he seeks from the United States but gave a strong indication he considers this h el p should be forthcoming sincere has accused Egypt and Syria of being the agents of international commu nism AtBeirut Lebanon the U S Army flew in 2000 paratroopers Saturday bringing the Yank peace force to 9000 than the full complement of the Lebanese army t The troops unloaded amida campaign of dire warnings from President Nasser of the United Arab Republic and his Commu nist backers and Red China Rebel snipers hit J a Marine Corpsetransport as it Beirut for landing One rifla bullet punctured the fuselage coming within a foot of the navi gator inside A U S fighter plane crashed in a mou n t a inou s a r e a 10in i les east of Beirut killing the pilot It was the first US loss since the U S Marines arrived inLeb anon Tuesday THE PI LOT died instantly SAME no In hoara a rope while playing in a barn just across the alley from the home Ships With Troops Dependents Diverted FRANKFURT Germany UPI U S troopships Randall and Gunspur carrying depend ents and cargo to the U S Army command in Europe were headed back to the United States Satur day after being diverted in mid Atlantic An official Army notice said the dependents will come to Europe some time in August if possible Alert precautions have been taken by U S forces as a result of the Middle East crisis BULLETIN LONDON Premier Khrushchev sent messages to heads of world powers Sat urday calling for a top level Geneva meeting next Tuesday on the Middle East crisis He said it is no longer possible wait another minute the plane plunged into a deep gorge the mountains the capital His body re moved by Lebanese soldiers and turned 9ver loiU S authorities Nearby villagers said rebel Druze tribesmen had been firing in the area but they did not believe any bullets had hit the Huge transport planes from Turkey began swarming into Beirut airport at dawn bringing battledressed paratroopers of the First Airborne to join 6800 Ma rines already strung out on an 11mile defense line in and near Beirut The paratroopers flown earlier to Ad ana Turkey from their bases in the Munich area of Ger many poured out of the transport planes on the double to take up positions around the same maneuver used when the Marines arrived last Tuesday TWO PLANELOADS of the parr troopers flew in Friday to begin relieving the Marines of their air port guard duty Arrival of the reinforced battalion of paratroops freed the larger Marine force for duty elsewhere in Lebanon What that duty would be re mained unannounced five days after the Marineslanded and af ter two days of talks between Lebanese government officials and U S State Department trouble shooter Robert D Mur Phy Thus far there has been no con tact with the anti government rebels and the Marines except mild harassment The rebels seek to overthrow proWestern President Camille Chamoun and it was he who asked President Eisenhower for help Inside Beirut rebels swarmed through grounds of the Amer ican mission school and attacked the main government building where Premier Sami Solh has his offices SOME WINDOWS in the mis sion were smashed but there was no report of any injuries inside the mission The rebel attack was checked outside the government building grounds Communist inspired demonstra tions against the landing of US forces in Lebanon and British troops in Jordan continued In Peiping 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