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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 21, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas ily Newspaper Edited in ITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I N E W S f A F I R T H A T MAKES ALL NORTH I 0 W A N S N E I 0 H O R HOME EDITION VOL LXIV Associated Press United Prtti International Full Wiro 7c a Copy MASON MONDAY JULY 21 Tfali Paper of Two Immediate Summit Parley Ruled Out One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KCLO 1300 pm Simday WOI Ames CM pm Tuesday WTAD Qulncy U30 pm Thursday WSU1 la Oily 910 pm Saturday Has Democracy No imagination TN THE PAST 15 YEARS Ive repeated numerous times a challenge based on the World Calendar proposal Ive chal lenged any openminded person to acquaint himself with the plan without being for it Up to the presentI havent had one legiti mate taker One calendar manufacturer did write me with this question What are you trying to do ruin our business And another spokesman for a religious sect which naively assumes there has been an unbroken cycle of 7day weeks since Creation took ex ception to the proposed calendar But up to this moment no per without preconceived preju dice has accepted my challenge And so I extend it again And again I spell out my specifica tion that the objector to the World Calendar be openminded as well as openeyed Im not interested in any old warmedover preju dices The fact is that the world at this moment has before it an op portunity to make as big an ad vance in the science of time reckoning as the Romans did when they turned to the Julian calendar or as our forebears die in 1582 when they abandoned the Julian calendar for the Gregorian calendar now in almost universa use THE PLAN is now in the hands of the United Nations It has the enthusiastic backing of some o the socalled backward nations of the world And who do you think is balking action on it Whos delaying its adoption You may not believe it but noneother than the United States of America or more specifical ly our State Department Bu more about that later Now for i time lets consider some of th basic shortcomings in the calen dar which in its basic form ha been used for 2000 years First and foremost our calen dar is never the same from yea to year It has 28 different kind of month and 14 different kind of year Next months have irregula numbers of days They may hav four or five Saturdays Sundays Mondays and so on throughou the week The number of week days or workdays if you pre fer within the months varj from 24 to 27 a difference of 12V per cent for those who are try ing to maintain statistical or busi ness records AP Pliotofax KEY IN WHITE line Cliett 19 Washington DC poses with a locked 10pound chain wrapped a r o un d her pretty neck She says the chain will stay there until a dispute with the government over a ranch owned by her mother and an aunt is settled The key she said has been mailed to Presi dent Eisenhower When a bill is passed Miss Cliett added letting us keep the whole ranch then well ask the Presi dent to unlock the chain US Budget in Red by Billion WASHINGTON govern ment said Monday the national budget was in the red by 000000 at the end of the fiscal year last June 30 Secretary of the Treasury An derson and Budget Director Mau rice H Stans made the announce ment in a joint statement based on preliminary reports ject to revision THE DEFICIT was recorded after two fiscal years in which the governments budget books were in the black As recently as last January President Eisenhower estimatec the budget for the 195S fiscal year Drop Leaflets Over Lebanon FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES BEIRUT States jet planes scattered more than one million leaflets over Lebanon Monday telling the people that US forces were here to help maintain Lebanese independ ence The pamphlets printed in Arabic andbearing a picture of President Eisenhower fluttered down on this tiny country after the heaviest firing since the Marines landed broke out in Beirut Apparently noUS troops were involved The US embassy reported that Lebanese rebels who have been sniping at US military planes also fired at an Egyptian airliner attempting to land at Beirut day U S Marines joined Lebanese army patrols which could bring them in contact with rebels The adding of Marines to Lebanese army patrols was described by J S briefing officers as an ef fort to improve liaison with Leb anese army forces in an ef fort to halt sniping at aircraft and Marine guards AT LEAST six military trans ports and nine jet fighters have been hit and damaged No injur ies have resulted The flight path into Beirut airport takes planes over rebel territory U S diplomatic troubleshooter Robert Murphy Monday opened talks with the rebels The move apparently was designed to bring peace in Lebanon before U S forces get involved directly Mondays troop arrivals were the last of 1400 Army paratroop er support units flying in from Germany in a steady airlift Troops include artillery signal and ordnance units They brought the total of U S strength in Lebanon to about 10 000 men 9000 Marines and Army paratroopers asfiore and an 1800man Marine battalion afloat as a mobile reserve i This is about thesize of the en tireLebanese army JORDAN MEANWHILE ha made a complete diplomatic break with Nassers U A R The Foreign Ministry in Amman an nounced the break at the same time King Husseins governmen received a shot uw ended June 30 would be in the jn tne arim from the United States red by only 400 million dollars Receipts during the fiscal year totaled down near ly two billion dollars from fiscal 1957 The drop was caused largely by the recession slump in earn ings of businesses and individuals BUDGET SPENDING during the 12 months total 571900000000 an increase of billion dollars over the previous fiscal year Spending was boosted by post Sputnik emphasis on defense re cessions programs and later out lays under the farm price support program For the new fiscal year which began July 1 officials are esti mating a budget deficit of 10 to 12 billion dollars DIES OF BURNS to aid it over economic hurdles in the present crisis The oil airlift to Jordan wea ahead A U S Embassy spokes man reported that seven Ameri can Globemaster planes ha c made 14 flights each carrying 2a tons of oil The United State TV Camera to Go Up in Big Balloon Record Set by Test Equipment MINNEAPOLIS Navy sent a balloon and scientific equipment up 130000 feet for cos mic ray data Sunday and plans o put two veteran space explor ers 10000 insectsand a television camera 16 miles up over the earth ater this week An altitude record for filmre ording plastic baDoons was set 3y the one launched here with a 225pound cargo of cosmic ray re search equipment A spokesman for GeneralMills nc contractor for the flight to collect cosmic ray data said the cargo of research equipment was ound near Hardin Mont about 50 miles east of Billings The sheriff at Hardin was reported holding it Theequipment was jettisoned from the balloon Sunday PROF MARCEL SCHEIN of the University of Chicago a co sponsor of the ONR flight said the film record from 130000 feet could constitute a milestone in cosmic ray study Weather permitting the manned flight will be launched Wednesday from a deep open pii iron mine near Crosby Minn The plan is for Navy Cmdr Mai colm D Ross and M Lee Lewis a former Navy balloonist to spend about 24 hours in a sealed claily in Globemaster planes hop ing to replace this in two week with tanker service from Jordan port of Aqaba in tons ust short the record thev se last fall for two men THE HUGE gasfilled bag also will carry a small television cam PROTECTED Gen Abdel Kerim Kassem new Iraq premier talks the coup that a week ago overthrew the on a telephone in Baghdad as an aideLt regime of King Faisal is the first Col Wasfy Taher stands by with an photo received from Iraq sincethe insur automatic weapon Kassem was leader of rection Lebanon War Confusing to Most American GIs There By RELMAN MORIN BEIRUT Lebanon W A star shell blazes suddenly in the night sky and hangs there bathing the hills outside Beirut in a pale un aluminum gondola lofted to an earthlv th altitude of RO inn tn sj nnn eahly ghtthe U S Marines A and Army Paratroopers are hunt ing snipers above the airfield the era TV signals will be transmit Injuries Fatal to Des Moines Youth DES MOINES Leonard Bal lard 19 died Sunday night of in juries in an auto accident here NEWTON fl Earl Dew 64 ger Saturday Ballard was a passen iNtwiUiN fi Earl Dew 64 ger in a car driven by Harry NOW WE COME to the subjectjdied Sunday of burns received injWertz Jr 17 He was thrown from T i A 3 f Of pvnl AC inn of Vi i c v iiUnn L f of quarters which arent inia heater explosion at his homejthe car when it went out of con fact quarters at all They differ here last Thursday and hit a utility polo in length from 90 to 92 days The first has 90 days the second 91 the third and fourth 92 each This means that the first half year has 181 days the second half year 184 days Nor is that the whole of the story Each year under the pres ent calendar must take a day from a 53rd week In leap years two days are borrowed The aver age incometaxpayer normally pays 52 times on his weekly salary but occasionally he is obliged to pay 53 times Thats when the weekly payday happens to fall on a day of the 53rd week Holidays too have a most an noying way of hopping about The cost and complications at tending wandering holidays are enormous and frequently detract from the enjoyment of the holiday itself When the holiday falls on a Wednesday or is wedged be tween two other business days it upsets the smooth flow of busi ness with a bad reaction on work ers and management alike Thanksgiving Day hops all over late November Labor Day leap frogs between Sept 1 and Sept 7 Christmas New Years Day the Fourth of July and birthdays never fall on the same day of the week two years in a row Its t guessing game without any rhyme or reason THATS ONE SIDE of the coin tails shall we say Lets turn CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 S M T F M T W T F M T W T F S 1234567 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 IS 16 t7 18 19 2O 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 5 6 7 8 9 10 II 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 2627 2 3456789 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 SECOND S M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F S 1 2 3 a 5 e 7 8 9 10 11 12 U 14 15 16 17 18 19 2021 22 23 24 25 26 27 78 S 6 7 g 9 10 11 2 13 14 15 16 17 18 1920 Zl 22 2 3 5 t 7 B 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 IB 19 2021 23 23 25 26 27 21 29 3O THIRD S M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F S 9 10 11 12 13 14 IS 16 17 IS 19202 22 23 2 25 26 27 28 S 6 7 9 10 1 12 13 15 16 17 13 19 202 22 232425 2627 2 10 1 1213 14 IS 16 7 II 192021 2223 24252627282930 FOURTH S M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F S 1234587 8 9 10 I 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 9 2021 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 2 10 11 12 1314 15 16 17 18 19 2021 22 23 follow 30 cocry The Wrld HoUdtr W 1 lollovri 30 June in leap WORLD is the perpetual calendar Editor Hall discusses in his commentary reprinted in the adjoining column It has equal quarters equal months so far as workdays are concerned and dates including birthdays and on the same day of the week every year That it would be a substantial improvement over the calendar presently in use is a vigorous contention of Mr Hall ted back to earth and relayed over a nationwide television net work The gondola also will bear con tainers of insects some inside and some taped to the outside The Department of Agriculture asked the Navy to take the insects along The department wants to earn about effects of cosmic rays 92 Americans Flown From Iraq ANKARA Turkey fUPI A the US State Department Mon day brought 92 Americans out of revolttorn Iraq The DC6B landed at Ankara from Baghdad with 36 women 54 children 2 men and a pet Dachs hund enroute to Rome and home The strictest security measures were put into force at the airport and newsmen were not permitted to approach the passengers or the crew The chartered Pan American World Airways plane refueled a Ankara before proceeding on to Rome A US statement in An kara said other planes may fol low but none had been sched uled definitely lowq Woman Held for Stabbing Husband through that eternal symbol of danger after dark a sandbag roadblock bristling with tommy guns The streets are completely de serted but along the docks you see all the massive clanking ma into the city you pass war chinery of U S or clear divisions between th warships tanks guns mortars and rockets mountains of equip ment piled behind barbed wire stockades under the glare of pow erful searchlights BY NIGHT it all looks painfully familiar the grim trappings of The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy through Tuesday Low Monday night about 60 Warmer Tues day high in low 80s J II II tj J IV M lU 11 J1VIX Iowa Partly cloudy Monday nightup the LelePhone talk with and Tuesday Warmer Lowthcir Icaders Monday night lower 50s to low Why don1 government forces But by day you might as well be in Atlantic City or Long Beach Calif Bikinis blossom on the beaches The white sails of pleas ure craft glitter on the sea Hey Sarge when are we go ing swimming asks a Marine in a mortar position You want to visit the Lebanese rebels who have brought all this about All you have to do is walk up the street to that sandbag bar ricade They are watching gov ernment buildings from there Or if you want you can pick walk up the street and clean them out They have armored ears er High Tuesday 8292 Parked nearby GlobeGazette weather data up over wjth security forces look tough So why not wrap this thing up and get it to 8 am Monday Maximum 75 Minimum 52 At 8 am 69 YEAR AGO Maximum 92 Minimum 70 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Well thats a good question But nobody seems to have the answer IT IS LOST in the inextricable tangle of politics here where there seem to be no sharp lines Maximum Minimum 75 52 Retired Army Officer Victim of Crash OELWEIN W Retired Army Lt Col Ronald Short 59 San Antonio Tex was killed Sunday DAVENPORT W Mrs and tnrce were Batchelor 19 was held underhospltahzed here after a twocar bond after an early mornjcollision In serious condition ing affray Monday in which herwas Uonard Brown 60 Hazel t n uu a ii xju i f o alert i nd Af husband was stabbed three times with a kitchen knife police re ported The husband Daniel 25 was re ported in good condition at Mercy Hospital He was wounded twice in the chest and once in the arm Mrs Batchelor was charged with ton His wife also 60 and Mrs Short 59 were less seriously hurt The Shorts and Browns were riding in one car driven by Short when it collided on Iowa 3 about five miles east of here with an auto driven by Gusta Sherman of Oelwein Sherman Vf 1T4AO VXkxl OlldJJlClJJ assault with intent to commit was treated at the hospital and murder released Iraq to Honor All Commitments WASHINGTON UPI The new Iraqi government will honor all1 economic political and other commitments made by the regime it overthrew an Iraqi embassy spokesman said here Monday The spokesman said the em bassy had received instructions from the Iraqi Foreign Office in Baghdad to announce Iraqs de termination not to repudiate any agreement lo which Iraq is a part T h c western oil interests in Iraq will be safeguarded and guaranteed and protected he emphasized He said it could be derived from his statement that Iraq will continue its mem bership in the fivenation Bagh dad Pact various factions In short Beirut tod ay is perfect symbol of war that is no a war and peace that certainly i not peace It would be faintly ridiculou except for two facts First like events through th whole Moslem Syria Egypt Morocco Tunis is Arab nationalism fanned by Gamal Abdel Nasse into rebellion against the estab lished order SECOND if looks very muc as though the United States is i the position of a man beating pillow All the military force can d here is drive the revolutionarie underground They might dL perse for the time being But a soon as the pressure goes oi they would start over again There arc Marine positions a ovcr the place here said a ser geant who fought in both Worl War II and Korea They can see anything and they aren fighting anybody Theyre sittin around with nothing to do Hov long are they going to keep u here THAT IMPACT is the ver heart of the question The Unite States and Britain have take action in the Mideast and per haps somehow the situation wi stabilize itself so the troops ca be withdrawn But the incredible conlradk tions of a war that isnt a wa and a peace that isnt a peac multiply on every hand And th strident almost screaming voic of Gamal Abdei Nasser come regularly over the radio inflam ing Arab feelings The situation is not going t get better very soon and it ma take an irreparable turn for th worse SAME Reply to Riiss Bid Readied West Put on Spot WASHINGTON louse announced Monday that be United States Britain and ranee have Started drafting a eply to the Khrushchev proposal or an emergency summit confer ence onthe Middle East The United States it earned has proposed to Britain and France a draft which would definitely turn down the Soviet Premiers call for an immediate meeting outside the United Na ions and would keep Middle Sast diplomacy in he UN SecurityCouncil The U S yersionwould counter he sensational Soviet move of last Saturday with a proposal that Khrushchev take to the Security Council his charge that the United States and Britain endangered peace by putting troops into anon and Jordan Britain and France were report ed in agreement with the United States on this general line at approach There appeared to some difference atleast of em phasis between Washington and he twoEurbpeancapitalson how hard to plug the idea of ummit conference The British government is under heavy pres sure from its Labor party opposi ion to get into a summit meeting Here are the days top develop ments 1 LONDON Prime Minister Macinillan told the House of Com mons that theUnited ts rallies are urgently considering theUbest means by whichvto ar range for a meeting which heads of government could attend 2 de Gaulle issued a statement saying he wel comed the Soviet offersof a sum mit conference but felt Khrush chevs undiplomatic tone in mak ing the offer was an obstacle 3 Housa press secretary James C Hagerty said consultations among the al lies have started and a US draft reply is in the hands of the other major powers Until these consul tations end Hagerty said would have nothing to say about a summit meeting Premier Khrushchev asked for a fivepower meeting including India in Geneva Switzerland on Tuesday Administrative leaders took the view that it was essentially a propaganda maneuver such an early meeting being out of the they ruefully admit ted that it was a maneuver of force and imagination Washing ton has not been able to produce such during this crisis So far the West has been losing the pub lic opinion battle in much of world f KHRUSHCHEV appeared to be vulnerable to counterattack on only one point He proposed to bypass the United Nations Secretary of State Dulles and British Foreign Minister Selwyn Lloyd agreed they would use the UN approach for a counterpro posal and suggest the possibility of a highlevel meeting of theSe curity Council There seems to be no doubt that in the Eisenhower administrations view the level would be high enough it the meet the Soviets fol lowed up the Western sugges a meeting of foreign ministers The United States might even be compelled to go along with a firm proposal for a summit meet ing of the Security Council in the future but officials said this was not the wording or purpose of the draft reply put into the consulta tion with Britain and France Hospers Man Dies in CarTruck Crash LeMars Nick Coratt 21 Hospers was killed outright about 4 am Monday in the collision of his car and a truck Authorities said Coratts car and a truck driven by William Kooiker of Orange City both went into the ditch and overturned Kooiker was unhurt i
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