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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 22, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor CITV GLOBEGAZETTE T H E N E W S r AP E ft T H AT NORTH IOWANS N E G H O It S HOME EDITION VOL LXIV Associated United Internetloaal Full MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 22WI el Two tectiMwCceuoi HI Favors Summit Ta LEBANESE REBELS SHOOTING INTO THE AIR U S Troops Not Really Under Fire FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES BEIRUT Lebanon only hope that people back home are getting it straight and that there isnt a lot of armwaving and breastbeating about our boys underfire The speaker was a young Ma rine lieutenant from Tarry town N Y He is a gradu ate who now one of the Marine companies stationed in the dock area of downtown Beirut His COMPANY has been sub jected to firing from rebel snipers for the past five days Forpetes sake dont use my name or Ill get my head chopped off he said But I think its vital that our people get things straight This sniping for example I can see the headlines Leather necks un d e r fire for five straight days The jacts are that not one of us hasbeen hit and the bullets are going high overhead I am convinced they are not to hit us They just like to shoot guns I think I saw one guy up on a roof raise his rifle and fire into the air in three different directions OF not very pleasant to think they could hit you if they wanted but it sure could be a lot worse Perhaps the best summation of the Marines attitude came from P 1 a t oo n Sgt Clarence Kelly of Carlisle Pa Saipan Iwo Jima and now observed with the re signed shrug of a man to whom the fates have not been kind Where else are the front lines marked with a rope across a street THE FACT IS the main en emy of American troops in Leb anon nowis boredom Marines on the beach long ago dug their defenses and since then about the only break has been a daily dip in the Mediterranean a few vyards away But its still the most luxur ious war the have ever attended They even have ice delivered to outposts to cool their refreshments Sgt J a m e s Cabbagestalk Pittsburgh waived expansively at the blue sea stretching off from the beach Room with a view he said by Yonks BEIRUT Lebanon of the leaders of the opposition to President Camille Chamoun said Tuesday he believes American troops will be withdrawn from Lebanon soon Former Premier Hussein Owe ini leader of the national front said he based his view on talks he had Monday with Robert Mur phy PresidentEisenhowers spe c i a 1 diplomatic troubleshooter who has been thrust into the role of mediator inrthis little coun trys politics Oweini s a id he thoughtthe Ainericans would soon withdraw situation is now USMARINES sent hereto as iu r e Lebanons independence w e r e in the midst of a lot noisy again Monday night as opposition elements many of themproNasser con tinued their 74day rebellion No bullets hit Leatherneck po sitions around the airport how ever and the Marines did not re turn the fire One Marine was killed before dawn by a Marine sentry The name of the Marine was withheld He had left his own lines to lay trip flare wires aroqnd his company perimeter near the Beirut International Air port seven miles from the city and was killed when he failed to answer three challenges THE FIRST American killed in Lebanon was Navy Lt Richard Dieterich 24 Evanston 111 a Navy pilot whose plane crashed into a mountain near Beirut last Saturday Authorities said his jef plane flamed out and that he was not hit by rebel bullets In the heart of Beirut a num ber of heavy explosions shook buildings and automatic rifles chattered The nightly noise us ually means the rebels are ex ploding dynamite bombs in their terror campaign and that gov ernment security forces are re plying with rifle fire A Marine officer said that clos er liaison with Lebanese army units had stopped some of the sniping that has been going on around the Marine positions Lebanese forces have moved into previously unprotected high ground around the airport forc ing snipers farther back As a re sult no new reports of attacks on American planes have been re ported Iowa Auto Accident Claims Second Life SIOUX CITY UPI Another person injured in a twocar acci dent near Salix Iowa last week died Tuesday in a local hospital Richard Thayer 21 Sheldon died of injuries suffered in the accident on U S 75 two miles north of Salix Sgt Keith Ander son 36 Fort Lcavenworth Kan died soon after the crash Ander sons wife and little child were still hospitalized here but were expected to recover MRS BURLING DIES NEW YORK Mathilda Burling 78 founder and first president of the Gold Star Moth ers of America died Monday of heart trouble ATTACKED ON ALE holds a press conference in the Royal Palace in Am man Jordan after radio broadcasts from Damascus Cairo aiid Baghdad appealed for an uprisingagainst Hussein The broadcasts also urged the Jordan people to assassinate their King just as the Iraqi did in over throwing their monarch King Faisal cousin of Hussein Military Construction Requests Cut Sharply WASHINGTON House Appropriations Committee Tues day cut more than half a billion dollars from Defense Department construction fund requests It cited the new Air Force Academj as an outstanding example of loose fiscal procedures It slashed from the 51730653000 requested by the administration for construction program at military bases in the United States and abroad The Air Force was given the biggest cut 300 million dollars from the it requested The Navys bid for S368 253 000 was trimmed by he Armys request for 000 was pared by Project after project including such items as officers swimming pools and elaborate housing ac commodations was cut out com pletely or sharply slashed as un desirable or certainly not essen tial The committee was especially critical of policies and practices relating to construction of the Air Force Academy at Colorado SpringsColo Many buildings at the academy the committee said were in creased in scope and cost without congressional approval until aft er binding contracts had been approved A typical example of the lack of realistic planning in connec tion with the academy the com mittee said was Air Force ap proval of floortbceiling black boards on all four walls of class rooms In an effort to curb future spending at the academy the committee urged the House to clamp a ceiling of on the total cost of the academy It cut a million dollars from the 84372000 requested for the pres ent year SAME Black means traffic death la sail 21 hMn Sports Bulletins CHICAGO Sharon Fla 15yearold Dubuqiie girl upset Ann Casey Johnstone Ma son City the Iowa champion 2 and 1 Tuesday in the first round of the Womens Western Amateur golf tournament PHILADELPHIA Mayo Smith was fired Tuesday as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies and Eddie Sawyer who directed the club to a pennant in 1950 has been signed to re place htm Carnival Worker Escapes Capturec INDEPENDENCE UB Jim BULLETIN UNITED NATIONS N Y The Soviet Union Tuesday used its 85th veto to kill a Jap anese Middle East peace plan designed to get U S forces out of Lebanon UNITED NATIONS N Y unexpectedly of ered changes Tuesday in a Jap nese compromise Middle East esolution The United Nations security Council postponed a de cision until afternoon Soviet Ambassador Arkady A Sobolev had Monday night thatheprobably would veto he Japanese measure which is designed to replace U S forces n Lebanon with a beefed up and armed U N observer group So jolev switched tactics Tuesday morning He sought to into Japans measure a call for the immedi ate withdrawal of American from Lebanon and in what was regarded as a strange veer ing of Soviet policy reinstated a demand that the U N observer roup now there continue to de velop its activities This had been deleted from Japans ori ginal measure in deference to the Kremlin SOBOLEVS amendments would instruct SecretaryGeneral Dag Hammarskjold to meet the ob servers request for reinforce ments which was relayed from Beirut last week But they also would put a July 30 timelimit on Hammarskjolds efforts The Soviet amendments stood no chance of passage although Swedish Ambassador Gunnar V Jarring gained the councils ad journment to consider them If and when Russias amend ments are voted down Japanese sources expected Sobolev to Gary 5 the original measure JESSICA WEAVER QUADRUPLE AMPUTEE FEEDS HERSELF Quadruple Amputee 4 Progresses DAVENPORT W par ents can resist bragging about how smart their little boy or girl is Jessica 4 a little blueeyed blonde is beginning to feed her self and play with her two foster brothers Her foster parents Mr and Mrs William Weaver Davenport in whose home she has lived since last March and federal state county and private agency offi cials are beaming with pride over her accomplishments JESSICA is a congenital quad ruple amputee Both legs are ab sent from the knees and the right arm from the elbow The left arm is complete although the fingers are absent except the index fin ger Now Jessica is using new artifi cial limbs to walk to help set the table wash radishes and follow the two Weaver boys Joseph 7 The Weather t t Mason City Warmer Tuesday night low near 60 Wednesday increasing cloudiness and warmer mid 80s owa Partly cloudy through Wed nesday Low Tuesday night mid 50s to mid 60s Warmer Wed nesday v Minnesota Showers and warm er High Wednesday 8595 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Tuesday Johnson Jr 29 Siloam Springs Ark who escaped from authori ties as he was being jailed here Monday night was picked up in Independence Tuesday by Police Chief Henry Funk and State High way Patrolman Ralph Cooper of Independence Johnson was spotted by Nor man Hand a passerby hiding under some machinery at a tire shop at the west edge Inde pendence Hand notified Funk and the pickup followed Johnson gave no resistance The apprehension of Johnson a carnival worker ended a three county search Johnson was ar at Jesup for an alleged theft of some tires at Waucoma PROTEST REJECTED MOSCOW Soviet gov crnmtnt Tuesday rejected a US notcprotesting the downing of an American military plane over So viet Armenia June 27 SOBOLEV announced earlier that Soviet opposition to the Jap anese proposal was based on be lief that it would sanction U S intervention in the Middle East Abdul Majid Abbass prerevo lutionary royalist ambassador who had represented the late King Faisal of Iraq returned to the Security Council Tuesday He was absent Monday because of illness Abbass said he had heard about a reported threat against his life but did not take is seriously He had no bodyguard and said it was up to U N security officers to take any necessary steps New York police have been guarding his hotel She is a little charmer Mrs Weaver says You forget tha she is handicapped because of her personality She smiles and waves at people and thinks nothing o her handicap Jessica became a ward of the state when she was four months old after her mother rejected her PUBLIC AND PRIVATE agen cies worked for her care includ ing the Iowa Annie Wittenmyer Home the Slate crippled Chil drens Service the State Univers ity of Iowa Hospitals and the Di vision of Child Welfare as well a the Catholic Charities She was fitted with arms and legs at the Amputee Center a Grand Rapids Mich Jessica returned to the Cente last week for a checkup Flooding MisSOUrt PutS No one can make prediction about her future says Leon Big Area Under WateriLy0superintendent of the witt Home She will allenc ST LOUIS damjthe Hospital School for Handi age in Missouri and Kansascapped Children in Iowa City thi mounted toward Ihe SIO million mark Tuesday with the mighty Missouri River rolling over its banks from midMissouri almost to St Louis The floods triggered by a bat tery of torrential thunderstorms that began 11 days ago have in undated about 365000 acres of land in the two states The Mis souri was not expected to crest until Wednesday at St Charles Mo at six feet above flood stage The river was expected to hold the crest for 24 hours in undating more farm land fall She is an intelligent child and will have the opportunity t learn NEW COUNTY ATTORNEY RED OAK MVJohn F Boey of Red Oak has been appointee Montgomery County attorney sue ceeding John J Williams who re signed Williams who was de feated by Boeye in the June pr mary election will join the OJ fice of Defense and Civilian Mo bilization in Washington hcade by former Iowa Gov Leo Hoegh Maximum Minimum At 8am 80 52 70 Heavy Loss in Fire at Jefferson Garage JEFFERSON W Morehead Motors Co was destroyed Mondaj by fire which apparently started rom gasoline leaking from an auto gas tank being repaired Damage was estimated at be ween and Only 3 of about 18 cars in the garage could be removed before the swift y spreading flames consumed the quarterblock building Bill More lead owner of the garage saic he fire apparently was touchec off when gas dripped on a trouble ight exploded the bulb and ig nited the fumes Boyle Named Keynote Speaker at Conclave DBS MOINES Boyle Clear Lake attorney wil be temporary chairman and key note speaker of the 1958 Rcpubli can State Judicial Convention here Friday The convention will nominal GOP candidates for judges of th Iowa Supreme Court to run in th November election Registratior will begin Thursday and the con vention opens at Veterans Memo rial Auditorium at am Fri day Albio Boys Body Found in Tank ALBIA body Allan Clemens Albia was found in a septic tank on the property of the Albia Rendering Co ending a search vhich had started Monday eve ning and had continued through he night Dragging operations had lushed at three ponds and the jody hunted also in three sep lc tanks on the grounds of the irm Officers said that the body was inally found in the third tank by probing the sludge it contained Participating in the determined effort to find the boy were Albia Fire Departments rescue crew Albia police and Monroe County officials Tuesday morning the Knoxville Fire Department sent its rescue crew to help Nathan Allan was the son of Mr and Mrs Alvin Clemens who lived with their eight children in a cottage on the rendering con cerns grounds Clemens is em ployed there Founder of Movie Travelogues Dies HOLLYWOOD Holmes 88 founder of motion picture travel films and coiner of the word travelogue died Tuesday at his home after a pro longed illness The veteran movie maker started his career as a lecturer on trave with lantern slides He soon branched into filming his travels for the motion picture screen Foundation Will Widen Scope of Its Health Program NEW YORK National Foundation for Infantile Paraly sis announced Tuesday it is ex panding its program to attack major health problems of the nation Until now the foundation has been concerned with polio Para lytic polio has been virtually licked by the Salk vaccine Basil OConnor foundation president said research initially will be in five areas Polio virus research disorders of the nerv ous system arthritis and birth defects The foundations expansion in to arthritis research indicates it may vie for funds with the Arthritis and Rheumatism Foun dation The latter last week re jected a proposed merger by the two groups OConnor said no attempt will be made to duplicate the work of other voluntary agencies He add ed however that as scientific breakthroughs occur they will be pursued wherever they lead with the general objective of improve ment of mans health The poiio organization will be known henceforth as the National Foundation OConnor said British Advance Proposal Answer to Khrushchev WASHINGTON UP President Eisenhower yielded to British in istence Tuesday and agreed to go along with a summit meeting of the United Nations Security Council if that is generally de sired by the Western Powers and Russia i A White House announcement io this effect apparently1 ended a dispute with Britain over whether the Western Big Three should move openly and directly toward a UN summit session or merely indicate indirectly in notes to Moscow that such a meeting might be possible About an hour earlier British Foreign Minister SelwynLloyd had told the House of Commons in London that Prime Minister Harold Macmillan would1 attend if a special meeting of the Se curity Council were arranged THE PURPOSE of the meeting Lloyd said would be to discuss the Middle East crisis but it would not act bri any resolution unless there was general agree ment that such action should be taken Press secretary James CHag erty said at the White House K A United Nations Secilhty Council meeting of the character suggestedby Foreign Minister Lloydis clearly with the con templation of the UN Charter If such a meeting were gener ally r desired the would join iii following this or derly procedure it wia if learned Secretary of State DuUes had re vised a proposed toSo viet Premier bring it more into line with ains insistence that the Western Powers should openthe way clearly and unmistakably for heads of governmentto attend an extraordinary of the Se curity Council 7 KHRUSHCHEV proposed on Saturday a fivepower emer gency summit conference at Gen eva composed of government chiefs of the three Western na tions plus himself and Prime Minister Nehru of India He also asked the attendance of UN Secretary General Dag Ham marskjold France generally favored con ditional acceptance of the idea of a summit conference Eisenhower and Dulles who were cold to the idea of a hastily arranged meeting at the summit favored simply pointing out to Khrushchev that he hasfull op portunily under the UN Char ter to get the Security Council io enlarge its consideration of the Middle East problem if he wants to do so Britain favored a declaration of more positive readiness to at tend such a meeting and Mac millan and Lloyd faced the ne cessity of having a policy state ment to the Houseof Commons Tuesday The public announcement of British policy evidently forced decisions in Washington as well as London REPORTERS ASKED Hagerty if his statement meant that Pres ident Eisenhower would attend such a meeting It means just exactly what I said and nothing further he re plied Lebanon Rebels Have Own Annie Oakley ABOARD USS SARATOGA fa the Mediterranean OPI Almost all the small arms fire directed at Navy planes flying over Leb anon come ffom a rebel position south Tripoli manned by at least one good sharpshooter Rear Adm George W Ander son told newsmen that 16 planes from his task force have been hit in the past seven days The bul lets caused only superficial dam age That rebel Annie Oakley is almost as good with small arms as an American Marine added Pilots now are going over the area at higher altitudes to avoid annoyance of sniping f   

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