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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 31, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited iot T H I M I W S F A r E R T H A T M A K ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL H Prcu ud United PIVM Utenuttou Full Leb t 7e Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 31 o Ml f anons hief New Pf esident THINGS BEGIN TO Bridge Worker Changes SAGAMORE Mass R i c h a r d B Bengtsson 52 stared for a moaicnt at the swirling waters 135 feet below the1 Sagamore Bridge then vaulted the guard failingand plungeddownward The heavy traffic on the bridge jolted to a halt A wom an tourist screamed then fainted While some rushed to her aid several motorists put in an ur gent call to police who arrived within minutes A Coast Guard crash boat sped up the Cape Cod Canal which is spanned by the bridge followed closely by a US Corps of Engineers craft They began to drag the waters Several minutes later Bengts son reappeared oh acatwalk to which he had jumped and looked upward into a sea of worried faces Behgtssori a bridge mainte nance worker explained to his audience and the police that a beam beneath the bridge was a nice private place to change into his work clothes Big GOP Delegation for Stag Lake Event Set Friday By THOR J JENSEN Cify Editor Iowas Democratic governor is being honored at Clear Lakes Governors Days but it will be the Republican politicians who will be there in force J u st Before the aBattle Mother might well be the theme song at the stag party Fri day evening which is the open ing gun for Governors Days each year Both Gov Herschei Loveless andhis Republican op ponent in the Nov 4election William G Murray Ames have indicated they will attend So have the entire brass o the Republican party The group will be headed fay L L Jurge meyer Clinton the state chair man and Charles EJ Witten AP Photofax EASY DAD Patty Chresten sen 5 Sioux City warily peeks around her father Jack fora look at a 42inch rattlesnake he killed near their home Patty and a friend heard the snake but didnt see it When Chres tensen went to investigate he saw the rattler 10 feetfrom where the tots had been playing The snake had 10 rattles committeeman M p st of the state Republican central commit tee also is expected Also W L MootyGrundy Center speake of theHouse and candidate fo lieutenant governor FROM THE Des Moines stati office will come W Palmer Wil son Oelwein state finance chair man William J Monahan De Moines public relations director and Loren R Braught De Moines director of organizationa training Ed Failor Dubuque chairman of the states Youn Republicans also is coming The Governors party will in elude Robert Johnson his execu tive assistant and Park Rinard Mason City his secretary Sen ator Edward McManus Keokuk candidate for lieutenant gover nor Don Wilson West Des Moines candidate for attorney general and J Rex Weddle Knoxville candidate for state auditor Donald Duke Norberg Albia editor and new chairman of the Democratic statecentral commit tee told the Associated Press he would not attend The man he de posed in Saturdays vote by the central committee Jake More Harlan already had his reserva on Aug 12 illan Dave Long Testifies at Hearing Tells of Ghat With Ropes DES MOINES Wt Former Iowa Commerce Commissioner Dave Long testified Thursday that Commissioner JohnRopes admitted privately that he was instrumental in1 getting a second candidate of the same name to run against Long in 1954 Long told the Iowa Legislative Investigating Committee that Ropes relatives circulated the nomination papers for Elmer A Long to run in the 1954 Republi can primary for commerce com1 missioner Ropes and John A Tallman won nominations in that primary and bothv were elected in the fall The committee is inquiring into the circumstances which have led to recurrent duplications of names Jn the GOP primaries for com merce com misslori years THE COMMITTEE also ques tioned Roy Tallman Perry about the 1958 primary in which two men named Reed and two named Tallman were on the Republican ballot Roy Tallman was not a candi End to Revolt Big Victory for Shehab AP Photofax LEBANONSBIGTHREE These Lebanese leaders cupy the rcenter of the stage in Lebanon Shehab a army bommanderFuad Shehab feztopped Premier Christian was elected to replace Chanioun in September Sami Solh and President CamilleChamouri ocwhile Solh a Moslem will remain in off ice ADJOURNMENT DUE IN 10 DAYS 85th Congress Hearing End By ROWLAND EVANS JR New York Herald tion made earlier bere and will be THE FRIDAY NIGHT event is of course nonpolitical It is the annual party given by the Asso ciation for the Preservation of Clear Lake for the members of the State Conservation Commis sion All the commissioners have accepted the invitation according to L E Valentine Mason City association president Sen B B Hickenlooper Cedar Rapids will make it his 20th party without a miss He will fly out from Washington for the evening even though he must fly right LONDON Wl Prime Minis V Macmillan announced Thurs day he is calling for a special meeting of the United Nations Se curity Council to take place Aug 12 and that he personally will at tend it Macmillan told the House of Commons he has advised Soviet Premier Khrushchev New York Geneva or any otherplace gener ally agreeable will do as the site for the special conference on the Middle East crisis He read a text of a message which he has had delivered to Khrushchev I hope you will be there too it said I have no reason to suppose that the Presi dent of the United States would not be willing to go either to Geneva or New York Macmillan dismissed almost contemptuously charges Khrush chev made in his letter last Mon day that the British and the Americans were trying to maneu ver out of the projected confer ence I will not reply to its the date but he testified he had been approached by Louis Jolley Adel to enter the race He said Jolley represented himself as an agent of Ropes Roy Tallman said he had noth ing to do with the candidacy of his brother J C Tallman for the commerce commission Nei ther John A Tallman nor J C Tallman got the nomination this year Dave Long told the committee he had examined the nomination papers of Elmer Long in 1954 and found three papers which had been circulated at Williamsburg by Cora Smith He identified Mrs Smith as the mother of John Ropes HE SAID Mrs Smiths hus band Frank had circulated two papers for Elmer Long at Mar engo and two aunts of John Ropes late father Wayne Ropes circulated papers for Elmer Long in Onawa Long said there were no wit nesses lo the conversation in which Ropes had admitted to him that he brought out Elmer Long He added Little Johnny is quite care fid WASHINGTON The Congres sional leadership is planning on final adjournment of the 85th Congress by Aug 9 or shortly thereafter barring emergencies abroad or unforeseen obstacles at home The target date would not be affected by developments grow ing but of the agitation for a summit meeting at New York or elsewhere in the present view oJ the leadership The Soviet head of government Premier Nikita S Khrushchev is not going to be nvited to address a joint session of Congressin r any event defense money bill or the present fiscal year to gether with final work on the for eign aid measure and a few other comprise the majorwork still confronting the Democratic controlled Congress IF THE PRESENT mood per sists Congress will leave for the election campaign after two more weeks of work with a recordthai the Democratic leaders have tried to conform with President Eisen howers chief legislative requests The Democratic leaders have been punctilious particularly in he crucial area of foreign and military affairs in tailoring their product much tottfe Presidents specifications i Private progress betweenHouse ate leaders for example on the size of the foreign aid House slashed the Pres idents request million be neath the authorization ceiling If the Senate can win prior agree ment in the House that Senate ad ditions to the Housepassed money bill will be largely retained in conference then the Senate will add around million to the House bill If oh the other hand House eaders decline to commit them elves in advance the Senate ap ropnations committee and the Senate Two Boys Injured When Their Car Leaves Road Asked by the committee what this way letters many accusations against Allied policy in the Middle East Macmillan said None of these has any foundation in fact U S Steel Also Jacks Up Prices PITTSBURGH ft United back Saturday morning to takejstates Steel Corp the worlds care of the heavy schedule duringjbiggest producer Thursday boost the closing days of the congresed rolled sheet and strip steel sional session He wDl be the prices approximately per overnight guest of Charles Eton jsummer of 1956 about being a Strickland j u S Steels announced prices 1958t Wimary candidate He The stag party is the opening follow the same pattern set earlquoted Two boys were injured Thurs day when their car struck a tele phone pole in a ditch beside High way 18 The accident occurred at am at the bridge one mile east of Taylor Bridge Richard Long 16 was reported in satisfactory condition at Mercy Hospital with multiple small in juries He is the son of Mr and Mrs Kenneth F Long 217 Ten nessee S E Ray Kendall Seney 16 was re leased after treatment for head bruises He is the son of Mr and Mrs Ray Seney Clear Lake Highway patrolmen and wit nesses reconstructed the accident he felt Ropes hoped to gain by backing Elmer Long the witness replied What he hoped for was to split the vote for Long and he was quite successful Long said he did not know Ropes personal reason for want ing him out of office but added he surmised that it was because I am not very easy to control Roy Tallman toldthe commit tee Jolley approached him in the Seney was driving east on High way 18 He attempted to pass the car driven by Gertrude San ford Nora Springs at the time she had started to pass the car driven by Stanley Bud Mohr 22 12th S E who was also driv ing east Neither Mrs Sanford nor Mohr were hurt 1 Seney drove onto the shoulder and lost control of the car He swerved on to the pavement and back on the shoulder The car traveled about 700 feet before it struck the pole in the ditch Highway patrolmen estimated that Seney was driving about 90 miles an hour The boys probably were saved from more serious injuries because both used safety belts patrolmen said The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Thurs day night and Friday low 60 64 high Friday 8184 Iowa Partly cloudy Thursday night and change in Friday with temperature little Low Thursday night 5866 High Fri day 7886 Minnesota Fair and warmer High Friday 8492 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 76 55 72 91 66 DIES AT 109 MINNEAPOLIS Christ Norby Minnesotas oldest resi dent died Wednesday night foui days after his 109th birthday gun in the fall campaign each election year Republicans and Jolley saying Of lier this week by Armco Steel Corp and other producers al Democrats rub elbows and speak though the previous effect of thisAs throal pleasantly to each other not increase had been reported by course you cant win but you hell could cut old John necessarily an indication of the way speak of each other after the campaigns swing into the home stretch THEY SIT TOGETHER at the long tables in the rear of the All Veterans Social Center at Clear Lake and eat roast beef and fish with all the trimmings After the meal there is a long evening of visiting and comparing notes on the coming fracas Jack Yeager is the associations Armco at approximately per ton A U S Steel spokesman said the difference in the announced average price increase resulted from variation in the types of products made by the companies general chairman for the party this year with Carl Dwyer as the Marengo Man Dies of Crash Injuries CEDAR RAPIDS Oft Arthur J Hunnell 43 Marengo died at a Cedar Rapids hospital Thursday of injuries received a few hours earlier in a cartruck accident HunnelTs car was involved in a cochairman in charge of food collision with a truck on More than 500 lowans are exi Iowa 149 about 6 miles southwest5 peeled to mingle with the poliof Walford The truck driver was ticians It all starts at 6 pm not injured BEIRUT Lebanon Fuad Shehab i waselected presi dent Thursday with the strong backing of the opposition tiorial Front and over the bitter protests of Premier Sami Solhl A compromise choice to end the long rebellion against pro Western President Camiile Cha moun the 56yearold army commander in chief was elected on Parliaments second Shehab got a whopping 48 votes to 7 for the his only rival Raymond Edde Oneballot was blank leaders applauded She habs election Solh boycotted meeting in Parliament Splh def nounced the election as uhcon stitutional and declared it wai held in an atmosphere of terror and pressure J UST BEFORE Parliament met a National Front deputy Nessim Majdalanitold newsmen that his group had met with She hab Wednesday and the general had to their conditions These conditions include the immediate resignation of Cha moun immediate withdrawal of US troops and sweeping civil service reforms Shehab remained secluded and it could not be determined how far he would go toward pressing the National Front demands But Chamoun prompt i i f f 1 reply to oneof thesedemands quent conference with the House THE CONFERENCE commit ee on extension of reciprocal trade is dut this week lo bring out exten sion bill containing most of the essential new tarifflowering au thority requested by the Presi dent Likewise the Pentagon re organization bill already sent to the While House met in major details all Eisenhowers demands But several pesky items are still unfinished business in these closing days of a session that al ready has run for almost seven months These include A bill backed by rightwingers to curb the Supreme Courts in clination to throw out state laws that impmge on legislative areas already occupied by the federal government A bill extending of ederal aid over the next four years to enhance the teaching of science and engineering to sub sidize worthy students pursuing tiigher educations and to gain other objectives required by RUST sias spectacular technological successes and shooting months Both rebels A BILL to increase Social Se curity payments by seven per cent to be wholly financed out of increased payroll taxes A bill to raise the debt ceiling by a temporary billion and a permanent billion and per haps a few others The Democratic leadership has no disposition for Congress to wait in the wings of a summit meeting Nor do the leaders feel that in absence of new crises in the Middle East or elsewhere there is any reason to keep Con gress in session beyond the point that otherwise would signal its end In the Senate an effort will be made to draft a sine die final adjournment resolution that woulc give the Senate leadership power to summon the Senate back into session No such desire is evident in the House The Senate has a constitutional role in treaty ratification the House none THE CAR OF RAY K SENEY 16 IS ROM DITCH AMI ment after talking with Shehab THIS IN ITSELF would not clear the way for a US troop withdrawal which depends on establishment of infernal security and a UN guarantee of Leba nese independence a US Em bassy spokesman has said But observers felt the generals taking control could provide a breathing spell during Which peace and order might be re was an atmosphere of hope and expectancy among the Lebanese people who have lived amid intermittent bombing for almost three and government supporters appeared tiredof the struggle THE HEART of Beirut around theflatirori shaped beige Parlia ment Building was sealed off by security troops as deputies gathr ered for the election A curfew wasvin effect in the area Even holders of gun licenses were for bidden to carry weapons in lha area and deputies were warned their cars would be searched By agreement in this half ChristianhalfMoslem nation of million people the president s a Christian and the Premier is a Moslem to maintain a balance between the religions Shehab bef ongs to the Maronite sect of the Roman Catholic Church but is re pccled by both religious groups He could use the title prince as a descendant of a heroic family that ruled Lebanon for the Otto man Turks in the 19th century 3 Funnel Clouds Seen Funnel clouds were observe in North Iowa Wednesday after noon Two such clouds were reported over Hampton and Dumont about moving northeastward They did not touch the ground however About 10 minutes later the weather bureau said a funnel touched the ground near Kesley about 40 miles northwest of Wa terloo The tornado hit in an open area however and then lifted back into the cloud No damage was reported The funnels were spotted in n band of black clouds that ranged acrossthe northern tiers of coun during the afternoon   

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