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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 3, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXISI Atsoclated and United Press Full Lease The World Around Us Hall Lauds Corps of Diplomats Number 117 EDITORS NOTE This Is one of series of daily reports by our editor on a trip by air around the world By W EARL HALL OVER THE ATLANTIC OUT OF PRESTWICK SCOTLAND For about as long as I can remember Ive been hearing it charged that those who repre sent the United States in other lands are novices at the job com pared with the diplomatic repre sentatives of other countries Britain Seven a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL 3 1957 This Paper Consists ol Four SectionsSection No 150 Elsewhere the story goes the diplomatic service is looked upon as a highly specialized calling for which there must be careful screening of the candidates then a long period of training and ap prenticeship for the career of public service But in America one was supposed to infer the foreign service is a haven for inept youngsters and brokendown politicians On this trip Ive had some 50 ports of call in 30 different coun tries In practically every one of these countries Ive had some contact with one or more repre sentatives of official United States In some cases it was the Ambassador in others the Con sul General in still others it was somebody connected with the United States Information Serv ice Two Categories And this is to report that In all of these contacts I have not en countered one representative of our country who didnt impress me as being able personable friendly and sincere I have found no support whatever for any uncomplimentary appraisal of our diplomatic representatives Im not going to particularize with respect to the ambassadors Ive met up with during my odys scy of close to miles Ill only say that they divide into two categories on the basis of their selection Some were po litical others were career The latter were the more num erous But I must report that those who had a background of public service in some such elec tive office as Governor or Sen ator would measure up in qual ities I expect in a diplomat as well as those who have come up through the ranks Beyond Dutys Call In at least a dozen places some body associated with our Amer ican information service usually the director went well beyond the call of duty to smooth the way for me arrange interviews with key people etc A back ground of newspapering o I course was our common bond A companion untruth to the claim that our diplomats are dull ards is that Uncle Sam and Americans are disliked all around the world Thats 180 degrees wide of the truth Never once or this entire jaunt have I detected a manifestation of unfriendliness toward me as an American or against my government or coun try The converse of this fallacy concerning American unpopular ity is the contention that Commu nists have some special genius for making friends and influenc ing people Im persuaded more than ever by what Ive seen heard and felt that if the world ever turns to Communism it will be on the invitation of MIS ERY or FORCE not by reason of Russian salesmanship Ikes Statement The cause of the free world has been measurably advanced by Americas program of foreign aid military and economic Of that Im not in doubt But in the struggle for the minds of men one simple statement by President Eisenhower last No vember did what money and ma terial aid couldnt possibly do A great hitherto neutral segment of world opinion moved over into the American camp when he said in effect We will not countenance force ful aggression by friend or That priority of principle over expediency has elevated Amer ican prestige more than anything else in the past quarter century LILIES FOR THE FIRST LADY Eisenhower receives a bouquet of lilies from Walter Bill Cash Clear Lake Iowa National Easter Seal Child for 1957 Ivy Baker Priest treasurer of the accompanied 5yearold Walter Bill to the White House to publicize the sale of Easter Seals for the benefit of crippled children and adults Overrule Objections to Lake School Boundaries The Cerro Gordo County school board Tuesday night overruled all objections to the boundaries for the proposed Clear Lake school district set by the board March 16 M C Martin county school superintendent now must set a date for an election in the area to determine whether the district will be enlarged as proposed Only five persons spoke at the hearing on the reorganization Tuesday before the board took its action Twelve objections had been filed Three were by per Mrs Carrolls Slayer Shot by Tribesmen TEHRAN Iran WVThe Interior Ministry announced Wednesday loyal tribesmen had killed the slayer of Anita Carroll in a two hour gunfighf outside a village in southeastern Iran A ministry spokesman said tribesmen armed by the govern ment to track down the slayers jof Mrs Carroll her husband and another American had gunned down Ghaderriad reportedly the assistant of fugitive bandit chief Dadshah The announcement said tribes men spotted Ghaderdad while he was trying to enter Benet Village to get food and water for the other members of the gang The spokesman said Ghaderdad was the bandid who slew Mrs Carroll after the other Americans and two Iranians with them were killed in an ambush March 24 Two other bandits were slain and another captured early in the hunt Troops and police were or dered to step up their search for the remaining fugitives in the des ert 800 miles southeast of Erhran sons who had asked to be left out of the district as originally pro posed and who wished to repeat their request There was one new objector asking to be left out of the district There were five new objections by people asking to be included in the reorganized district Three of them were from people who were in the area as first proposed but were left oitt after the county board moved the boundaries after a March 12 hearing General Objections General objections came from persons living just outside the southwest corner of the proposed district from the Swaledale school board and the Mason City School board Atty Robert H Shepard repre senting another general group of objectors asked that the eastern boundary of the proposed new en larged district be IVmiles west of the eastern Lake Township boundary Under the board deci NO ACTION ON BINGO DES MOINES will be no bingo games for charitable purposes in Iowa A bill to legal ize bingo died in a House com mittee Tuesday when no effort lo revive It made Fast Time OKd by Wisconsin Voters MILWAUKEE UFi After four decades of dispute over whether the majority of Wisconsin resi dents really wanted daylight sav ing time voters spoke out thun derously in Tuesdays referendum and the state will advance its clocks one hour April 28 The Associated Press count of the vote in of showed in favor of the statute change to authorize day light time The vote against was As a result of the balloting Wisconsin joins 24 other states that turn their clocks ahead dur ing the summer period sion the east line of the distric would be 1V2 miles from the eas Lake Township boundary north o Highway 106 but only a half mil from it south of the highway Shepard based the objection on the fact that the line now estab lished takes the Emery Schoo out of the area that would be lef Kills Former Wife Takes Own Life CRESTON UP A construc tion worker shot and killed his former wife Tuesday and then fatally wounded himself police said The body of Lena Fulton about 50 was found in a hall outside her secondstory dressmaking shop Her critically wounded ex husband Emil A Adamson 53 was found in an adjoining room with a 22 caliber pistol under his body Adamson shot in the right temple died of his wounds at a m Wednesday are he said 13 students in kin dergarten through sixth grade in inches 10 Dead 196 Hurt in Dallas Tornado Drought Areas Hail Snowstorm But Loss Is Heavy in Colorado Blizzard Moves Into Nebraska DENVER UP The heaviest spring snowstorm in 22 year cleared out of the Rocky Moun tain states Wednesday leaving five dead and abundant water for the area pinched by drought since 1949 Jubilant farm leaders said the stacks of as high as five the mountain wa tersheds more than offset any livestock losses The parched plains were drenched with rain and snow There was joy too for thou sands of children who reaped an extra holiday from school Cau tious officials in Denver Chey enne and most other cities joined rural districts in closing down until Thursday Traffic Snarled Rail highway and air snarled and erratic for 36 hours was returning to normal Wed nesday however as the storm moved into Nebraska The heaviest snowfalls were re ported in the mountains and in cities along the eastern slope of the Rockies Denver measured 16 spring fall since 20 inches in April Springs 15 Cheyenne 10 independent of Clear Lake There and Leadville to miles high in the central Colorado Rockies 2 the Lake Township area tha would stay independent wh would attend the Emery Schoo next fall They now may have no elementary school Mason City Area Leslie G Hawkins of the Mason City school board said part of the area that may be voted into the Clear Lake District is in the natural Mason City community area He stated that Mason City schools are prepared to serve children in that area if at some time the residents ask to come to Mason City schools Hawkins also said that the boundaries as now drawn would lead to future transportation du plication fay Clear Lake and Ma This is the greatest thing thai could have happened moisture wise to our said Gov Steve McNichols of Colorado Paul Swisher Colorado agricul ture commissioner said the slorir be the forerunner of the end or the beginning of the enc of the drought that set in eigh years ago Disaster Area Colorado Springs 70 miles south of Denver received the heavies blows from the storm City For ester Fred McKown said the dam age was the worst since a Sep tember 1951 storm Scores of utility and telephone lines in the Colorado Springs are snapped under the weight of fall ing tree limbs Red Cross of ing uee ivtu o r u s s 01 son uty schools if the east part dedarefj Colorado Springs of Lake Townshjp enters the Ma About son City district Possible Expansion Harry Haven Swaledale school superintendent asked that the board consider possible expansion of the Swaledale district into the area at the south of the proposed new Clear Lake district Farmer Glenn Erickson told the board that he believed children being left out of the reorganiza tion plan in east Lake Township want to go to the Clear Lake School Earl Berghofer who lives in the area in contention inside the proposed reorganized district asked that the children there be allowed to go to a town school a disasler area and Tuesday a score of jeeps ran emergency errands Pueblo 115 miles south of Den ver suffered from power short ages caused by falling tree iimbs The Weather Mason City Snow Wednesday night ending Thursday Low Wednesday night low 30s High Thursday mid 30s Iowa Rain accompanied by oc casional thunder storms south snow possibly heavy north Wednesday night Some freezing rain or snow north and central Thursday ending in afternoon Low Wednesday night mostly in the 30s Minnesota Flurries cold GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 45 Minimum Tuesday night 31 At 8 Wednesday 33 YEAR AGO Maximum 80 Minimum 61 SAME Yarborough Is Winner in Texas Senatorial Election DALLAS IJPi Democrats nailed down control of the United States Senate Wednesday with a victory by Ralph Yar borough over 18 other senatorial candidates The affable Yarborough 53 came back from four previous election defeats to swamp anoth er Dem ocrat the n a t ionally known Rep Martin Dies of YARBOROUGH UnAmerican Activities Commit tee fame and the GOP hopeful Thad Hutcheson his only close opponents Republicans had high hopes of winning with Hutcheson and tak ing over Senate leadership The Democrats have a 4947 edge there now A GOP victory would have created a 4848 tie Republicans said they would have to reorganize the Senate with Vice President Nixons tic breaking vote if Hutcheson won It would have given them com mittee chairmanships Yarborough had votes tabulated when the unofficial votegathering Texas Election Bureau shut up shop early Wed nesday Dies had and Hutcheson BLOWING FURY The fury of the toraadTthaThit Dallas is typified by strips of metal roofingwhich were blown into and around this tree In the left foreground is a car nearly buried in bricks and cement blocks from a demolished warehouse at STORM SYSTEM IN IOWA Abundant moisture was reported in southern Iowa Wednes day morning as a storm system moved northward across the state Snow mixed snow and rain sleet and freezing rain fell in southern areas Tuesday night and early Wednesday Precipita tion ranged up to more than two inches at some points The Weather Bureau said there were prospects of snow possibly heavy in some northern Iowa Wednesday after noon and night Slowly rising temperatures may convert the po tential snow to rain however Little change in the overall temperature range was predicted Eisenhower Calls Report He Plans to Quit WASHINGTON IvP President Eisenhower said Wednesday re ports he will resign before the end of his second term and turn his duties over to Vice President Nixon are the worst rot he has heard since taking office A reporter told Eisenhower there have been reports and rumors lately that he might step out of the presidency when world condi tions porniil and have Nixon take over Eisenhower appeared to register some surprise Then he said 500 Homes Destroyed Damaged Residential Areas Hit DALLAS UP A huge tornado hat spun out of an ominous black cloud cut a deadly 21mile path across Dallas Tuesday after noon as thousands watched in fear and awe Ten persons were tilled Some 196 injured persons were realed at hospitals Unofficial es timates placed the injured as high as 400 No official estimate of damaga had been made but Asst Police hief Jess Urry said it would be nore than million dollars Unofficial estimates said 500 homes and business buildings were destroyed or damaged Tornadoes also plowed into southern Oklahoma and killed five persons Another person was killed near Paris as a series of tornadoes skipped around north Texas Oklahoma Deaths The Oklahoma deaths were con ined to Marshall Bryan and Car er counties just norlh of the Red River However residents in oth er parts of he state except the Western Panhandle spent a jit tery night Their nerves were kept on edge as the Weather Bureau warned hat the treacherous thunder storms could boil up funnel clouds and strike again Many tornadoes were reported but most of them churned back skyward without causing any damage The Dallas tornado lashed out of a black rainstorm An esti mated people watched as it swayed aleisurely jerky course from South Oak Cliff through West Dallas and northwest Dallas For 40 horrorfilled minutes the lashing funnel filled the dark sky above a frozen city The twister came on election day just as rush hour traffic was starting shortly after 4 Peo plae watched from roofs and win dows of downtown buildings and from viaducts homes and auto mobiles Full View Downrown Dallas slopes uphill to thfi cast away from the tor nacio area and provided a the President Hopes for Tax Cut by End of 2nd Term WASHINGTON1 President Eisenhower said at his news con ference Wednesday that he cer emphatically those reports arc the worst rot he has heard since he has been in office Showing irritation the Prcsij dent said he knows of no reason why any speculative writer should doubt his basic integrity and honesty He recalled that atj the time he announced for a sec ond term he reported that hist doctors felf he was able lo carry I on and that he himself had cidcd he was able to do so First Question The first question put to Eisen lerm but he declined o al thc news conference was as to jus when a reduction for commcnL on his fasl tainly hopes there can be a tax cut before thc end of his second be possible trip to Gettysburg last weekend As for the administrations reporter told him the trip got budget for the new lot of attention because newsi cal year beginning July 1 Eisenmen trying to keep up with his hower said he sees no chance for car were flagged down for what he called a substantial cut speeding such as billion with a slow smile Eisenhower But efforts are being made conimplied that he did not mind at stantly to find ways to achieve i all expressing his views on the savings he safcl adding that the i subject For a good many years goal is to tighten up whereverhe went on he has used the back possible without abandoning esseal of his car lo carry on con sential programs ferences Held Conference He said that on the trip last Friday he was engaged in a con ference He made the journey with Col Walter R Tkach assistant White House physician Because of that conference Eisenhower said he had no idea of his lim ousines speed The driver was a Secret Service man Eisenhower went on to say he now has issuer orders lhat his car should never exceed he speed limit at any place Woman Is Appointed Deputy Press Chief WASHINGTON President Eisenhower Wednesday appointed a Anne to re place Murray Snydcr as an assist ant press secretary in thc While House The surprise move was announced by thc President in a speech before sonic applaud ing women at the fifth annual Re publican Womens Conference AP Wirephoto FUNNEL OVER photo of the funnel that hit Dallas was taken from the 36th floor of the citys tallest build ing The funnel moved in a circle around the city but miss ing the ioop area aterlike view of the funnel Pas sengers and crew of a Brsniff Airlines plane watched from the air as it circled after takeoff from Dallas Love Field The hospital was jammer with crying wailing moody people l 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