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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 23, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Iditid for the CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TKe Newspaper That Makes Ail North lowans Neighbors HOME EDITION VOL run MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 23 195f T Copr of TV No 3 Judges order Wilson open Diplomatic immunity necessary gets big benefits from international law By VICTOR WILSON New York Herald Tribune Newt Service WASHINGTON By what mysterious and distorted line of reasoning can we stretch dip lomatic immunity to cover the crimes of homicide or m u r der is a question being asked indignantly these days Though the State Department County is wary of questions that limit tioning the area of reply its answer to this one c a n be summarized thus We dont have to stretch dip lomatic jmmunity It is already covered by treaty law and cus tom If we did have to stretch it however it would be stretched to an extent that woufd ensure exact reciprocity for American diplomatic per sonnel their families and staffs THE QUESTION stemmed from an unfortunate incident here in which a Washington woman was killed by an auto mobile driven by the son of the Irish ambassador The youth was booked originally for homi c i d e by automobile but the charge was dropped after his diplomatic immunity as a son of the envoy was established The boy Jater was sent back to Ire land by his father The United States would ex pect no more and no less if the son of one of her ambassa dors abroad had been involved in a similar Furthermore the American diplomat in such a case could not himself waive immunity for his son and permit the lad to stand trial in the country where MINNEAPOLIS Utt A panel of federal judges Wednesday reversed Gov Orville L Free man in closing the strikebound Wilson packing plant at Albert Lea Minn lb Three judges decided unani mously that the company is en titled to reopen its plant closed when Gov Freeman declared martial law Dec 11 Freeman and the National Guard were enjoined from in terfering with the companys right to have free and unlim ited access to and egress from the plant and THE COURT however granted a stay of the injunction until midnight Sunday Freeman ordered out the Na tional Guard after two days of violence involving pickets and nonunion workers At the time the governor de clared martial the court said the local government of the City of Albert Lea and the County of Freeborn was func THE COURTS were open the citizens were moving freely in and about their daily pur suits without danger except those who desired to continue with their work for plaintiff The governor possesses no absolute authority to declare martial law Military rule can not be imposed upon a commun IKE DOFFS HAT TO CHEERS APPLAUSE Ike returns from world McMannes announces candidacy Labor man to oppose Gross M Douglas McMannes presi dent of Mason City Local 38 of the United Packinghouse Work ers of America Wednesday an nounced his candidacy for Con gress McMannes said he will seek the Democratic nomination for representative from the 3rc Congressional District That seat now is held by H R Gross Waterloo Republican McMannes said his success in winning the nomination anc election would afford the Dem ocratic party an opportunity to restore representation in Con gress for the people of this dis HIS TERM AS president of the packinghouse union expires in February McMannes said and he has declined nomination for reelection to that post in order to enter the political field He was elected president jlast January ending a 10year period in office for Arthur Cos Hello He has been an employe of occurred That to the American the incident would be up government just as in the case here the Irish ambassador could not permit his son to face charges without his govern ments permission It wasnt granted Since waiving immunity could produce unforeseen results in future cases it seldom is grant ed by a home government A WHOLE BODY of interna tional law and custom regulat ing diplomatic privileges and immunity such as the inabil ity simply because it may have seemed to be more expedient than to enforce the law by using the National Guard to aid the local civil the court said 11 decline in hog output seen WASHINGTON Wi Farmers plan a sharp reduction of 11 per centin the 1960 crop of pigs influenced apparently by a big drop in prices this year The Agriculture Department reported Tuesday a survey shows that a crop of head is in prospect compared with produced last tour WASHINGTON Ji President Eisenhower relayed a Merry Christmas from major areas of the free world Wednesday as be prepared a national broadcast The President returned early Wednesday fronv his historic peace mission to light a Christ mas tree in his own tacky aid President Eisenhowers broad armg message cast late Wednesday is expected to amount to the first installment ofa serial report to the people on his tour It is planned as preliminary list ing of impressions ies at which he will light the na1 tional Christmas tree Eisenhower also will extend holiday greetings His talk will be carried by the ABC CBS and NBC television networks and all mal report on the goodwill mis Jacob E Decker and Sons for 19 years except for time in the Army during World War II He was discharged as a staff sergeant after duty in the Pacific Theater He is a member of the board of deacons of Trinity Lutheran Church and served as assistant scoutmaster and scoutmaster of the churchs Boy Scout troop for He also has served CHEER FUND COAL Previously reported OlobeGaxctte newsroom Mason Cily Beer DIsl Assn Slim Craychee llSudKtis Tom Cain Hamms Ross Westerlund Millers Cub Biir Fabst Cal Johnson Schlitz Clet Carlson Schmidts Cindv Tommie Jenny AVid seth Beet Sugar Refinery Employes Federal Union No J1IG8 Barb and Sue Christmas Greeting sponsors Mr and Mrs Stanley L Haynes A friend 25 09 00 From Krowme troop ili Three little Millers Karen Sandra Janet The Jerry Cohrt family Sam Raizes Department Store r and M pects Eisenhower to use what he da From Mifcc Marcia and Corky Waterloo 3H From a Carpenter friend orrie Mahler 1UO Plymouth friend 109 ason City Chapter of Demo lay rotherhoud of Railroad Train men NO a eddv Bassett former paper boy 109 ortland Lively Lassies 4H Club ifty found pennies learned on his travels in state McMANNES IS ON the board ments and addresses he will be Lj directors of the Cerro Gordo the radio networks It also will making from time to County Chapter oE the American WHITE HpUSE press broadcast abroad by the tary James C Hagerty nnweisvon thbf arUsWp xirirri Hagefty said he doesnt think there will be any lengthy for word on newsrnen that Eisenhowers part in ceremon ity of an envoy munity without to waive im his govern ments permission has grown up since Englands Queen Anne officially started it all in the She acted to protect for after the Russian spring Iowas 1959 fall pig crop was estimated at head as compared to a year ago Erbe expects long wait in his smut battle DES MOLNES Gen Norman Erbe said Wednesday he expects a long involved court battle over his crackdown on al legedly obscene literature sold in Iowa He is awaiting a U S District Court decision which he said could sharply alter the American newsman ordered from Cuba HAVANA news man James Buchanan Wednes day was under orders to get out of Cuba after being convicted of helping an American escape rom a Castro prison A five man military court in Pinar del Rio convicted the 43yearold correspondent for the Miami Herald Tuesday night gave him a suspended sentence of 14 years and ordered him deported with n 24 hours eign envoys ambassador was beaten by mob in London Though no one can say for sure its probable that a rough sort of diplomatic guarantee stems back to the dim past when hostages were exchanged to ensure the return of envoys conducting talks with an enemy tribe The State Department points out that some Americans arc too quick to cry foul when immunity is claimed here by a foreigner They overlook the fact that Americas diplomats are not stationed solely in coun tries governed by AngloSaxon rules of law and fair play WITHOUT DIPLOMATIC im munity an American envoy a member of his family or staff would be in a tough spot if ac cused of something in a country where the rule is that a suspect must prove his innocence not that the state must prove his guilt Such Americans might face the waterdrip torture or some other medieval method of extracting a So as a rule of thumb diplo mats and governments have found it is better to exclude en voys and their retinues from any charges in another country than to try to decide each case on its merits by whoevers law BBABY DUE PARIS Brigitte Bardot expects her baby next week the Paris newspaper FranceSoir Mid Wednesday quoting her physician future course of any litigation in connection with his campaign SAME Mason City Cloudy occasional snow through Thursday Cold er Wednesday night lows 22 25 Highs Thursday upper 20s Iowa Cloudy through Thursday with occasional snow continu ing central and east portions Wednesday Colder most sec tions Wednesday night Little temperature change Thursday highs mid 20s to lower 30s Iowa FiveDay Forecast Tem peratures will average near normal east to 6 to 8 degrees above normal west Thursday through next Monday with only minor daily changes Aft crnoon highs will be from the lower 30s in the east to the up per 30s in the west Over night lows will be from the mid teens to the lower 30s Minnesota Heavy snow warning extreme northeast Heavy snow with accumulation of 4 inches or more extreme north east and occasional snow else where Wednesday afternoon No important tempe r at u r e change Low tonight 10 to 22 Hih tomorrow 20 to 30 Lost Civil War veteran eulogized HOUSTON Tex L Green clad Army infantry troops es corted the body of Civil War veteran Walter W Williams through downtown streets Wed nesday to a Baptist Church where he was eulogized as one of mankinds immortals Thousands stood in silent tri bute as the military procession left the Civil Courts Building where the body of the 117year old Confederate lay in state Williams last survivor of the War Between the States died Saturday Doctors said death followed complications arising from old age ncluding the State of the Union Rec Cross He is a 15yea message to Con ess next month HAGERTY said I think it will be a continuing matter instead of a oneshot af Wednesdays ceremonies will ake place in the ellipse south of the White House from 5 to Eisenhower plans to speak nearly 15 minutes during the half hour then turn on the lights on a 70foot Main spruce Eisenhower spent part of the morning Wednesday with Vice President Richard M Nixon in what the White House said was just a general catching The chief executive got a sound sleep and was at his desk at 9 NIXON CAME in a little after 10 for the catching up as Hag erty put it Hagerty said Eis e n h o w e r came through the trip in pretty good shape He had made doz ens of appearances and speeches along the and a reporter said he seemed a little hoarse member of the American Legion and for 12 years of the Veter ans of Foreign Wars He was a panel member o the seventh Regional War Labo Board and was an advisorj member of the labor committe of the Iowa Post War Rehabili tation Commission He is a pas president of the Cerro Gordo In dustrial Union Council He also is a former member of the Mason City Junior Chamber o Commerce Mr and Mrs McMannes anc their sons Douglas 17 and David 14 own their home a 735 12th Two platoons of picked 4th Tuesday night in a brief chat Armv troops marched behind at a homecoming welcome r lin ho GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Wednesday Maximum 31 Minimum 25 At 8 25 Precipitation 21 YEAR AGO Maximum 41 Minimum 26 FOOD SHORTAGE N A H A Okinawa Three autumn typhoons have caused a serious food shortage through three areas of the istered Ryukyu Islands and put persons on short rations until spring the gleaming black hearse bear ing the old soldier to the cream colored brick South Main Bap list Church Christmas star used in court against drunks BALTIMORE W Chief Magistrate Joseph Kolodny be gan using his Christmas star Wednesday to separate the fak ers from the straight talkers in police court Since Monday Kolodny has been stamping a star on the hand of every man coming be fore him on a drunk charge It Why shouldnt he be erty inquired It was a Hag lon a full 24hour CHURCH BURNS MALCOLM fire de stroyed the Trinity Lutheran Church north of here Tuesday night shortly before a Christmas arty was to be held AP Pholofax SHORT HOP Although Santa Clans might be con sidered almosta neighbor for this Eskimo baby in re mote Resolute Bay in Canadas Northwest Territories the youngster isnt the least bit happy about his visit The child is one of 50 entertained by members of the Royal Canadian Air Force he man asks to be with his ramily because of Christinas iis request is granted The star which cant be washed off is invisible except under ultra violet light From now until Christmas every defendent holds his hand under Magistrate Kolodnys lamp If a star is there he gets 90 days PRAISES CHINA TAIPEI Formosa Ed M DOUGLAS McMANNES Pope John State primarily for man By FRANK BRUTTO VATICAN CITY ope lohn XXIII declared in a Christ mas message to the world Wed nesday that things and insti primar ily for man not man for The Communist w a y of life was an obvious target of Uie 78 yearold Roman Catholic pon tiff though he did not mention Communism by name in a speech devoted to peace and the obstacles in its path BROADCASTING A new cal for world leaders to fashion a been treated almost exclusively as a machine a piece of mer chandise a some great T Dahlberg a leadingitrue peace he said social peace JAtncrican churchman ended aris solidly based on the mutua and reciprocal respect lor the jvisil here Wednesday with raise of Nationalist Chinas fight against Communism but no outward change in his advo cacy of recognition of Com munist China worthless machine cog in a mere dignity of The disturbances which un settled the internal peace of na tions trace Uneir origins chiefly to this source that man has productive he said OBVIOUSLY referring t President Eisenhowers ilna lion peace tour and other recen ntcrnational developments h said the most recent evcnl have caused an atmosphere o socalled disengagement whic has caused hopes to blossom anew in many He de scribed the international basi of peace as above all He said the Roman Catholi Church looks with favor o every initiative which can hcl spare humanity new conflicts new massacres new riestruc tion beyond There is not a stale of he said but neither is there f he days tntil olil to date days left one Hurry for giving to Cheer Fund HIS is the last chance to join the mighty procession of generous heart ed persons who have contributed to the Christmas Cheer Fund Gifts for this worthy cause must be in by 1 Thursday in order to be listed among the Cheer Fund donors Merchandise gifts also will be listed in the next issue of the GlobeGazette Among them will be a beautiful array of cakes and cookies from Eva Stewart a former cateress who delights in doing this good deed to help make Christmas more festive for others THE DAYS gifts included usual generous contributions from Mason City Beer Distribu tors Assn mejnbers Special attention must also be called to the large gift from the KSMN Christmas Greeting sponsors Of the total contribu on of from this group came from Mason City usiness firms and from lear Lake business firms Our hanks to all for this fine proj ct The GlobeGazette newsroom idded its contribution to raise he amount contributed by this newspaper its executives and mployes to ADDITIONAL contributions have come in from unions al ways generous supporters of the Cheer Fund Along with the gifts from indi viduals firms and organizations come greetings and best wishes From the Jerry Cohrt family came his brief note Here we are back again with ten Thanks to all of you for seeing that it gets to the right place Merry Christmas Bring or send your gift to CHRISTMAS CHEER FUND Care Mason City Iowa RECOVER BODIES RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil W have recovered the bodies of 38 persons killed in the collision of a Brazilian air liner and an air force training plana   

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