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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 8, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the VOL n DM CITY JLOBE The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors HOME EDITION united tateuHeul Fun win MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER I 1951 t T Thi Conrisf Two OB II Its art but is it history Emotions building up over new Pershing memorial By VICTOR WILSON New York Herald Tribune News Service New of those delightful tempests in which ar tisttc values collide with emo tions is building up here over a memorial to General of th Armies John Joseph Pershing Arrayed on the skirmish line are the Battle Monuments Com mission the Federal Fine Art Commission various war veter ans groups and Congress The issue is a simple one Should a proposed statue Gen Pershing who com manded Americas victoriou forces in Europe in World Wa I show this hero afoot or a horse AT THE MOMENT the Ba t 1 e Monuments which Gen Pershing once headed is for Pershing afoot The veterans spearheaded by American Legion District of Columbia Post No 1 want the General ahorse The Fine Arls Commission an old hand at this type of warfare is playing cagey until actual drawings are submitted And itll probably want to hear from the But times awasling for the target date for completion of the memorial is Sept 13 I960 the 100th anniversary of Gen Pershings birth near Laclede Mo He died July 15 1948 after a long illness the only man since George Washington to bear the Congress voted lifetime title General of the highest Army title today rating five stars is General of the Numerous proposals to honor Black Jack Pershing have been advanced But action fi nally came in the 84th Congress 195556 when a Joint resolu tion was adopted to erect a me morial complete with statue The Battle Monuments Com mission was given the job o getting the project under way UP CAME A PLAN which in eludes an ornamental fountain three circular pools and a wal 56 feet tall which would form the backdrop for a largerthan life Pershing statue The BattI Monuments Commission like the plans and so did the Feder al Fine Arts Commission which approved them last week A Fine Arts Commission okay must be obtained for any build ing memorial or whatever which affects Washingtons sil Now the plans go to Vice President Nixon and House Speaker Rayburn for formal ap CHEER FUND GOAL reported eleda Club Club Rake and Hue Club Rock well Dougherly Friend avld T Allen Council Muffs From K Cajcm Jacob Madsen Liltimer 00 iirk rain friend Club The days Total to date Amount still needed Glrini days left Cheer Fund gifts made by many F you have ever doubted the effi cacy of the ad monition to cast your bread upon the waters then glance down the 20 flee prison in East Mass break of desperadoes v IVY BLUFF ty felons escaped from North Carolinas Ivy Bluff Prison early Tuesday with an arsenal of weapons after over powering guards The North Carolina Highway Patrol and other police units in the stale and in surrounding states were immediately alerted for the prisoners all described as extremely dangerous They were reported armed with a sub machine gun rifles and pistols weapons in all R A Allen assisant director of prisons said in Raleigh the break began at It was not discovered until when the overpowered guards were found list of Cheer Christmas donors ALL EYES ON THE FIELD Presi dent Eisenhower and Mohammed Ayub AP Photofax guards What theyre watching is a horseman photo below who is at Pakistan President in 2nd day at Karachi KOM OUB WIRE SERVICES KARACHI President Eisenhower Tuesday pledged continued American aid to Pakistan a cour ageous and agreed with President Mohammed Ayub Khan that free world cooperation for mutual security against Communism is essential For his part Ayub described Eisenhower as an extraordi nary head of an extraordinary state Never before in the history of man has one single country taken upon itself so much to pre serve the peace and freedom of others as the United States of The two leaders summed uptalks during Eisenhowers two day visit in a 400word communique which said they reviewed generally worldwide political questions and in particular the problems of relations between the free world and the Smo Soviet In what appeared to be an indirect reference to Pakistan s dispute with India over Kashmir they said they discussed re lations among the nations of the Disputes big markup in drug prices Khan president of Pakistan top pho tempting to spear a peg in the ground i i j i i jl l I u n F J TJf iill lii Vi 11 ff r above to the gift f S25 from El Cajon Calif This a me from a family once helped y the Christmas Cheer Fund in lason City We remember the year you elped us purchase a kitchen wrote the giver Jo ALLEN SAID THE break started when a prisoner in the segregated unit got out of his cell called a guard and threat ened him with a bar He held the guard until the relief guard came then knocked out the re lief and obtained keys The prisoner then opened other doors on the second floor of the segregation unit The re leased prisoners fled down stairs to a dormitory section glue their attention to the polo grounds at Karachi during a display of horsemanship provided by the mounted as he gallops past Its all a highlight of Eisenhowers twoday stay in that Asian country area and the urgent desirability of finding solutions to existing Their talks had been sand wiched between the most tumul Ituous welcome ever given a vis itor to Pakistan and a sightsee ing tour in which Eisenhower saw wild display of wheeling horseback maneuvers by fierce WASHINGTON Senate inPakistan cavalrymen and was vestigalors exploring wonder cheered anew by a crowd at a drug price markups sought to cricket match learn Tuesday Aether an ia ternaUonal cartel figuies any where m the picture oris Bruce executive opened doors theret but 15 f the Family Service which administers the Christmas Cheer Fund We didnt have a hing in those days Now we vant to help someone OR IF YOU are wondering about who is most concerned about the welfare of others con came dormitory prisoners refused to join the escape The 20 felons then armed with weapons taken from a control room fled the prison in a truck Later cars were reported stolen in nearby YanceyviUe as sider this letter which with a contribution Id like to help fill some little boy or girVs stocking for Christ mas Mama says sometimes Santa needs some help signed From another boy David Al len son of Robert T Allen for mer building inspector here and now living in Council Bluffs came a generous gift NOTE ALSO THAT there are other gifts from outside Mason City from persons concerned with the needy in our commun y ity the escapees fanned out IVY 1956 IS BLUFF completed in a red brick structure Largest gift of the day came from the Valeda Club which earned the money at a Dutch auction With resourcefulness loyalty and compassion as these gifts show surrounded by a high fence opped with barbed wire Be neath the fence is 2Vi feet of concrete to prevent tunneling In an isolated section 65 miles northwest of Raleigh and 20 miles from the Virginia state line Ivy Bluff is considered the states toughest prison State Prisons Director Wil liam F Bailey has described its inmates as incorrigibles hard ened type you find in Alcatraz Because they are potentially dangerous we owe it to the public to keep them under strict On the inside PRESIDENTIAL PRESS Sec retary James Hagerty in a sup plemental briefing said the The Senate Antitrust and Monpre3ident asked Ayub or de opoly subcommittee heard about Pakistans position day disputed testimony that one 1 Kashmir a n d Afghanistan drug firm the Schenng but no specific recom of Bloomfield has remendations ceived price markups ranging from per cent to more than part cuUing per cent on some lt sad there wag nQ M products CHAIRMAN ESTES Kefauver DTenn ordered the firms president Francis C Brown to produce his companys licensing agreements firms with foreign drug CHRISTMAS CHEER GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa prpval bv the interested comsow Christmas Cheer Fund mittees and both houses of Concannot fail gress which also must provide Tou can do share b the funds The cost will probibnnmS V0lir Sft ably run to a million dollars or ln the GlobeGazette Send it more to Meanwhile the Battle Monu ments Commission a mono lithic group which has never held a public hearing on a proj est in the remembrance of man will handle the statue It will depict Gen Pershing afoot unless the critics drumfire pro duces a change THE CRITICS BASE their case for Pershing ahorse on the fact that he began his Army career as a cavalryman a second lieutenant with the fam ous Sixth Cavalry They also point out that he was the last General of Cavalry ever to command American troops in battle the tanks having taken over later To this a Battle Monumen commission spokesman replied Gen Pershing was no a mounted officer when he commanded this countrys ex peditionary orces to France Therefore the statue of hin will be of a standing Congress of course can have the last word on the statue and probably will speak it if the people put on the heat Meantime a compromise note is being sounded in some art quarters here Why not it is proposed have the General standing but also show a horse standing discreetly in the back ground SAME Editorials Page 4 Society News 67 Comics 10 Sports 1213 Clear Lake News 14 Mason City News 1617 Latest 18 North Iowa News 22 Farm News Pullout section Democrat bigwigs still go for Stevenson in big way NEW YORK UP The Demon crats held a big four hour beauty contest of 1960 presi dential possibilities Monday jnight and based on applause the winner was Adlai E Steven son Stevenson says he isnt even eeking the nomination The occasion was a dinner of arty bigwigs honoring the 75th irthday of Mrs Franklin D oosevelt It came at the end f weekend meetings in New ork of the Democratic Advis ry Council More than emocrats paid S100 a plate to attend the event and look over the field It was handled with the es sence of tact and diplomacy so as to indicate no preference any of the presidential hope There was no head table that point had been the ap We want to find out whether there is an international cartel built up in the drug Kefauver said He noted that Schering is the only pharma ceutical house which has failed to turn over its foreign agree ments involving among other things rights to u s e patented preparations BROWN REPLIED that tie has no objection to handing over the agreements but said his firm has not yet obtained per mission from the foreign firms involved to disclose them Brown repeatedly contended the subcommittee was receiving misleading figures from its staf aides who gave the testimony about price markups He argued hat John Blair and other sub committee staff economist were overlooking the company costs for research development the present level of military aid to Pakistan and in fact he would like to give her more aid than she currently gets This matter must finally be deter mined by Congress he said During a civil welcome at the sunbaked polo grounds Eisen hower told Pakistanis that the United States would continue its aid program to a loyal people who love peacebut put justice and freedom above plause for Humphrey 17 sec onds Michigans Gov G Mennen Williams B New Jerseys Meyncr Gov Juke box rolled into church next to altar TRANSIT STRIKE PITTSBURGH UPI Pitts burgh Railways Co Trolley and bus operations went on strike Tuesday LONDON UPI Rev Christopher Gardner will have a chromedecorated juke box next to his altar next Sunday to sell Christianity hard through the medium of rock n roll hymns The 36yearold Church of England minister hopes to gat swinging hymns on juka boxes throughout England as a direct and popular way of getting the churchs message across The neonlighted juke box will replace the choir at his Pembroke College Mission Church he said to show that it belongs to God as much as anything I dont see anything extra ordinary about said 1 others follow The minister said the rec ords were made by a singor and chorus accompanied by the throb of an electric guitar instead of the usual organ Among the songs the box will play will be Living a swing song with a smooth beat Rhythm in Re something the Rev Mr Gardner says you coulc rock and The Big which he describes at very The Weather Mason City Generally fai through Wednesday Colde Tuesday night lows 1518 Highs Wednesday 3842 owa Generally fair throug Wednesday Colder east an south Tuesday night lows 15 22 Slightly warmer w e s 3844 east 4450 west Further Partly cloudy and warmer Thursday ential candidates sat with party eaders at separate tables FORMER PRESIDENT Tru man obviously relishing the ole called them to speak He vas the soul of finesse I wont se any device that might indi ale I favor any one of he said Theyre all persona riends of Carrying caution even further e said he would proceed geo moving from wes to east across lie continent That brought Edmund G Pat Brown governor of California up first A man to be reckoned said Truman Then came Sen Hubert Hum phrey of Minnesota and Sen Stuart Symington of Missouri Haying now reached the Mid dle West Truman called on Stevenson littl John F Kennedy of Massachu s followed in order The ap lavise for Kennedy lasted 10 econds promotion and other factors in figuring the percentages PLANT DESTROYED EISENHOWER WAS inter upted repeately during his ad ress by the excited Pakistanis uost of whom obviously did not inderstand English They broke n repeatedly with cheers When he finished a translator re peated the speech The citizens welcome was a high point in a crowded day for the President FDRs physician Ross Mclntire dies CHICAGO Ifl Dr Ross Mc Intire 70 former surgeon gen eral of the United States and personal physician to President Franklin D Roosevelt died Tuesday in Grant Hospital Ha was sticken duringthe night MUSCATINE UPI FircjSince leaving government serv guttcd the Figg Aluminum Co jice Dr Mclntire had been exec plant at the cast edge of the utive director of the Internation business district here Monday night al College of Surgeons with headquarters in Chicago New altitude mark weightless LOS ANGELES and weightless in the black void at the edge of space 19 miles above the earth thats the story brought back by a pilot who made a successful assault on the world plane al titude record Navy Cmdr Lawrence E Flint Jr told an interviewer his experience after taking off from Californias Edwards Air STEVENSON registered well bred surprise He had already spoken once opening the din Incr There had been applause Ifor him the first time j Now looking like a schoolboy daydreaming by the teacher he said I wasnt sup posed to be included in the company of these handsome hairy young reference to his own Im a little at a loss what to say in view of your assumption that Im still Nevertheless he rose So did WOLFSBURG Germany W many people in the audience A fire raged through the Volks wagen factory Europes largest automobile plant for 12 hours Tuesday Damage was heavy Minnesota Partly cloudy little colder High Wednesday in 30s GlobeGazette weather up to 8 Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 40 16 18 Volkswagen factory gutted by flames Cheers and clapping racketed through the ballroom Reporters clocked the recep T WDPVPI VT IMT AXn Hll IVT lion at 29 seconds Tops up to I CMDR LAWRENCE ILliNT AND Hlb Jbl Force Base last Sunday in a McDonnell F4H 11 carrier jet I leveled off at about feet doing about I pulled the stick back into my belly and headed almost straight up The ship was almost flyless at the wasnt any atmospheric resistance to the control surfaces The instruments showed I was flying on my back part of the time but I couldnt tell it because 1 was weightless and it was dark It was a slow mo tion sort of thing Way above or actually be low I could make out the layer where the atmosphere thins out That occurs about feet Also I could see some of thecurvature of the earths surface Then when 1 fell a little be low feet I began to get some control over the surfaces of the plane I knew 1 was roll ing but eventually I righted myself and came on Because of Us weightless ness the twin jets speed was only 45 miles an hour at it J J J i i J   

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