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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 15, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIH Associated Press Aid United Press Full Wires Seven Cenls Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 15 1957 This Paper Consists ol Two No 1M One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE Sunday WTAD Qulncy 930 Sunday WOI Ames 6JO Thursdsy WSUL la City 910 Saturday Forecast of a Post Mortem WHEN the postmortem is held over the body of Russian Communism and theres going to be one held sooner than most persons imagine a principal cause of death will be found to be the amazing ignorance of human nature on the part of those in the Kremlin starting with old Nikolai Lenin himself In Communisms Bible Das Kapital by Karl Marx and in Russias interpretation of the despicable philosophy therein enunciated there has been an al most unbelievable failure to sense either the depth or the nature of thc religious instinct in man This religious instinct insep arably linked with a conscience which tellsthe individual the dif ference between right and wrong is as much a distinguishing mark between man and the beasts of the field as is mans ability to think and exchange ideas All of this failed to register with those assumedly brilliant char acters who charted the course for Russia following the famous Oc tober Revolution just 40 years ago On occasion they would let up a little in their repressive mea sures against worshipers but it was always done grudgingly and with fingers crossed Theres Letup Now Now happens to be one of those times when the policy enunciated from the Kremlin is to go easy on our poor benighted people who still think theres a This I can testify to because I had a chance to observe it at close range earlier this year in Rus sias three largest cow Leningrad and Kiev I am prepared to say from hav ing witnessed it myself that the flame of Christian zeal still burns brightly in many a Russian de spite four decades of atheistic teaching and the constant dinning into the ears of all Russians of the assertion There is no Nor is this adherence to a faith restricted to the aged people of Russia as was assumed would be the case when thc Communists back in 1917 began their campaign to erase from Russian minds al thoughts about religious faith and dreams of a life after death ac cording to the Easter story Not Even a Substitute In the working out of things Communism has been neither a religion nor an acceptable substi tute for religion for the average Russian Party followers parrot the cliches of agnosticism drilled into them from the days of their infancy but they obviously have a hollow ring even lo those who utter the words The first break in the Com munist dike against religion as such came about 20 years ago GlobeGazqltc pholo by Gibbs TAX DEADLINE BRINGS Curtis 817 Harrison is just one of the many taxpayers faced with the headacheprovoking problem of filinghis federal income tax before Monday midnight Photographer Chuck Gibbs used the mirrored side of a coffeemaker to capture Curtis reflections as he did his lastmin ute figuring Curtis can be expected to make a fresh pot of coffee by April 30 at least since that is the final day to submit Iowa tax forms 5 Killed in Road Crashes By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS This years death toll on Iowas highways was up to 160 Monday with five weekend fatalities The latest victims were Clare Broshar 53 Waterloo Richard F Barenthin 16 De Witt Sarah Smith 71 Des Moines John E Ball 13 Buffalo Orville Zeinet 24 Spragueville Broshar a department head in the Rath Packing had driven to Des Moines to get ideas on a new home he and his wife planned to build at Waterloo He was killed Sunday morning when his iCar hit the Skunk River bridge Up to that time churches andovei Highway t4 about 10 miles rAII About The Weather Mason City Cloudy scattered showers Monday night low near 40 Tuesday partly cloudy little change in temperature high upper 50s Iowa Scattered showers and warmer Monday night low 35 45 Tuesday partly cloudy south west scattered showers north east little change in tempera ture FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 6 degrees be low normal Tuesday through Saturday Normal highs 60 north to 64 south Normal lows 37 north to 41 south Tempera tures will remain mild until turning cooler Friday or Satur day Precipitation will be light to moderate occurring as show ers Tuesday and again Friday or Saturday with amounts ranging from onefourth to one half inch Minnesota Showers warmer Ready to Act on Bill WASHINGTON in The Hous was ready to approve swiftlj Monday a bill to give the Post OJ fice Department another mil lion to restore normal mail serv ice The Senate was poised o act possibly Tuesday thus clearint the way for Postmaster Genera Summerfield to call off servic cutbacks begun Saturday Second Stage Meanwhile a second stage o Summerfields cutback order be came effective Monday Mail de liveries lo city business districts New Government Formed in Jordan Action on Schools Bonuses Iowa Assembly in Resolutions By THE ASSOCIATED 1RESS In Des Moines Ihe Iowa House sent to the Senale a resolution j vhich would call upon Gov Hei tiel Loveless to call a special session of the Legislature lo set ip a new plan of paying bonuses o Iowa veterans of the Korean j War if the plan approved by voters last November cannot be carried out A bill was passed to reimpose the compensation tax on motor carriers who do not buy a number of motor vehicle licenses plates by the proportion of their travel n Iowa compared with their total mileage Also approved was a measure to subject leased or rented properly except that used in interstate com merce lo the sales and use taxes The Senale worked over once again the bill which would re quire all areas of the stale to be in a 12grade school district by July 1 1962 It amended the measure to re quire that agricultural land tax credits must be paid in full at least one year between the lime the act becomes effective and 1962 and lo provide lhal all peo ple in a school district may vote on a proposal to splil the district and attach the parts to separate high school districts The measure now goes back to the House CAUGHT BY CAMERA Held in a Cleveland Ohio bank robbery are Steven Thomas 24 Therese ODonnell 18 and Wanda Di Conzi 18 shown readinga newspaper account of the affair A movie camera hooked in with a burglar alarm button recorded the holdup The three were identified from the films and arrested at their homes RED SPY CHARGE Nab Swedish Atom Official STOCKHOLM Sweden A high official of Swedens Atomic TTi i vHWiilvL WUilAH lllCLl Hid I LIJO Energy Commission has been arrested on charges of spying foi new government had been ProWest Khalidi Premier Victory for King Hussein FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES AMMAN Hussein Fakhri Khalidi a proWestern political leader was named Jordans new premier Monday This was a vic tory for King Hussein in a six dayold cabinet crisis The sevenman cabinet includes Suleiman Nabulsi the leftwing National Socialist Party leader dismissed as premier last Wednesday Dispatches from Amman are under censorship Earlier advices Damascus pictured Hus sein as gaining steadily in a bold struggle to purge proEgyp ian r o m Jordans army and politi cal life Sunday Hus sein exiled the Jordan armys pro Egyptian chief of staff Despite this the HUSSEIN major elements of the Jordan army were apparently behind King Bahjat Talhouni chief of royal cabinet confirmed that the Russia Nuclear Weapons Ban Sought by Pope Pius XII VATICAN CITY MPope Pius XII assured Japans special H bomb envoy Sunday he intends to continue his efforts to have nuclear weapons outlawed After a virtually unprecedented Sunday private audience Dr Ma satoshi Matsushita lold reporters he was very much pleased al the pontiffs attitude formed Tension has gripped Jordan dur g the past few days of the crisis iBut it was generally hoped now former draftsman forithat the country will Ihe Swedish navy The case was said also to involve thc sale to the normal Union of blueprints of Swe dens newest submarines The disclosure added another A police spokesman said 29yearold Robert Folke Damstedt e commissions assistant secretary is being held for trial on larges of atomic espionage Also held is Gosta T Jakobsson S5 a Spring Continues Comeback Try Temperatures were climbing in Iowa Monday as spring continued its valiant efforts at a comeback However temperatures the re mainder of ihe week are expected to average three lo six degrees below normal with rainfall av eraging onefourth to onehalf inch in showers Tuesday and Hie my 1 a ho He tod J1C IOICI had spoken several times against use of nuclear weapons and gave L LI u a 11 u a v L were limited to two a day andjmc a copy of his 1956 Christmas j ivunneiOTd snowers warmer oiiices went on an speech church attendance had been of Dcs Moines i hour schedule for window serv1 nitcly frowned upon not only Young Barenthin was the driver weather data upiicc among party faithful but a car which was alo 8 Monday the masses I North Western freight train at a Maximum Sunday Churches had been slripped of their belongings for the most part and converted into museums or diverted to other uses With this was a refusal to recognize the clergy as a legitimate profession Preachers and priests labored as others did for six days then handled their church duties ad ditionally Then it was discovered that workers do a better job for the state on the other six days of thc week if they arc given one day for the satisfying of their re ligious yearning It was a cold turkey decision as far as the Kremlin was concerned it didnt spring from any admirable con viction on the part of anybody The Fire Still Burned crossing in DeWitt Two young sters riding with him Dixie Mycr 14 Princeton and her brother Russell 16 were hospitalized at DeWitt Mrs Smith was struck by a car in Des Moines Saturday and died two hours later in a hospital Young Ball was riding in a car which was hit by a speeding Rock Island passenger train Saturday afterroon after Ihe car slalled al a crossing in Buffalo His sister Barbara A Ball 17 who was driving was critically injured and was taken lo a Davenport hospi tal Another sister Bonnie 14 Minimum Sunday night At 8 Monday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 32 40 6fi 30 PARIS In advance of the House voting Chairman Cannon DMo of the House Appropriations Committee said I expecl no Sen Robertson chair man of the Senale Appropriations subcommittee handling postal funds said he would urge thc Senale to accept the S41 million dollar figure He said he feels thats enough to restore all postal services Make No move Summerfield has said he will French novftlislimakc no movc to restore service a bil1 giving him more money He has opera1 Novelist Sagan Has Operation After Accident IV ItOUJlti Francos Sagan underwent a untii he Presidenl signs Monday givi him more mm The 21yearold writer he must havc 47 n n v iV Rnnmtir SAME The warming trend that started Sunday sent the mercury to 5fi de grees at Sioux City Afternoon ranged downward to 49 at Waterloo and Mason City Low readings early Monday ranged from 20 at Duhuriuc and Water loo to 4J at Council Bluffs TAKES OWN LIFE DAVENPORT W Mrs Merle Thomas 29 Davenport whose husband was killed last Friday in an accident at a lumber yard was found dead of a bullet wound in her home Sunday Authorities said she was expecting another child and apparently was des pondent A 7yearold daughter survives n jumped from Ihe car seconds beteenagc novel Bonjour Trisijcep fu fore it burst into flames itcssc won her international remininc Zeinet died in a Mauuokcla hosiand fortune was badly hurl f fi Ipilal Monday of injuries receivcdlay when her BnUsh racing cannroniisfvl jo n The religious yearning whichfwhcn his car hit thc rear of had been repressed for two truck on Highway 64 three Doctorsaid there were no stir Harlan Hahn of Osage Wins College Scholarship round lo thc stormy exchange of spy charges and counter charges between Russia and Swe den since World War II Last month Sweden delivered a for mal protest to thc Kremlin againsl Soviet espionage in this traditionally neutral country That protest was coupled with rejection of a Soviet complaint that 14 spies for Sweden had been arrested and sentenced in Russia reports described the Damstedt case as he most seri ous in the long chain since World War II 11 was learned how ever that as assistant secretary Damstedt performed mainly ad minislrative functions and that he was a legal expert rather than a nuclear physicist News of the arrest came al a time when Swedish military lead ers arc publicly urging the gov ernmenl to begin manufacturing Swedish tactical atomic weapons or buy them from the Wcsl Sweden is in Ihe forefront of smalt nations in the atomic en ergy field Top nuclear physicists here claim Ihe country has both t h e scientific a n d technical knowledge as well as Ihe eco nomic resources to make her own atomic weapons 5 Independents The cabinel was top heavy with independents Besides Khalidi who is an independent the new government will have five other independents and one National Socialist Appointment of Nabulsi was ap parently with the support of tha strong National Socialist Party which controls 13 seats in Par liament Other members of the cabinet arc former premiers Said Mufti and Fawzi Mulki Suleiman Silk kar former leader of the Jordani an Senate Dr Amin Madjaj and Majid Abdulhadi Surprise Success Khalidis success at forming a government came as a surprise Last official information given out earlier Monday said that Said Mufti was still trying to set up a cabinet aclcs suddenly burst into flower Such churches as were available were packed to the doors and there was pressure lo reopen some of the edifices which had been taken over for the promo tion of Communism and atheism Stalin and his fellow boodlers were anything but happy over this turn of affairs From time to time they would promulgate new rules and restraints to keep re ligion within bounds One rule however proved more effective than all others It was and is expressible in these words If you want to get anywhere with the party in Russia never CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 miles east of Maquoketa TeenAgers Injured in Algona Accident North Iowa teenagers are hospitalized at St Ann Hospital following an acci dent near here They are David Hankins 16 Corwith and Jane Wubben 15 Algona Their sta tion wagon was demolished They suffered minor injuries PRINCESS DIES LYONS France Alexandra Sondcrburg Clucks burg of SchleswigHolstcin 70 died at a hotel here Sunday night promised to restore all the cuts if he gets 41 millions gical complications and Miss Sai Congressional critics including gan was breathing better They Cannon contended Siimmcr added they still could say nothing about a head injury she suffered Apparently the operation was to collapse one lung Doctors said Miss Sagan suf fered severe shock and internal injuries when her car somersault ed on a clear road and landed up side down in a field The novelist was driving Three passengers with men and a woman injured only slightly Miss Sagan likes to drive fast and had been in several minor accidents before The Paris police field should have lived within his regular budget of more than S2 billion They have accused him of violating a law designed to pre vent overspending by federal agencies THERES STILL HOPE TOLEDO Ohio to par enls Your telephone may not be completely out of your hands A teenage forum at Monroe Street Church here suggested a 15minutc limit on telephone last year threatened publicly to conversations by the younger set lift her license unless she quit as one means of avoiding fric driving so fast lion within the IOWA CITY HahnJ was adjudged winner Salj urday of a Si Alexander llaml i 1 t o n Biienlennial Commission Agree mcnt apparently wag reached al a lop level meeting called at Ihe palace at noon Khalidi was Ihe first candidate asked by he monarch to form tha new government but he failed aft er two days and apologized to tha King Hussein emerged from tha crisis with a greater stature than ever Khalidi is a Palestine refu gee This is importanl since Pal estinians form more than a third of the population Seaf ExPremiers Besides Khaidi four of the new cabinel officers have served as j premiers some of them several times Shortly before ihe new cabinet n T F c r development here were these T o R ES i m t u Midcast Iowa youths were cauaht ordercd thc witndrawal lav after a chase across a eldiof s ian u from Jord here whrn they abandoned cnlercc lhlal countrv lQ b stolen car which had run out its defenses at thelime of jlhe Israeli invasion of Egypt Charles Calkin 14 Mason City and James Anderson 14 Forest Youths Caught After Flight Across Field City stole a car at Garner at about 4 Saturday according lo Winnehago County Sheriff Maurice M o n s o n They drove north from Garner on gravel roads lo a point about 10 miles northeast of Forest Cify where they ran out of gas Several farmers saw them flee across thc field from the car and Warn Israel A Damascus Radio report said HARLAN HAHN speech contest among 15 Iowa high school seniors Thr com petition was held in connection with Ihe slalc finals of the Iowa High School Forensic League The Iowa winner will compete with 54 others in June al Philadelphia for several top awards each worth an additional in scholarship funds Named as alternates to Harm in the order of succession listed were Bill Owen Clinton Liga iViksrif Davenport Dean Ford Sluarl John Niemeyor Klkadcr and Robert Lukos Oelwcin Karon Koto Forest City was hcm up Thc rarmers the only other North lojare Berlrin Haugo Carl had warned Svria it would place in the contest She lied for Ronald Knmlson and K r n e s Make military measures Isccund m radio speaking Knmlson all of Lake Mills iif Syria inicrvcned in Jordan I 4 Jordan warned Israel that any act of proocation or aggression would be met by force Israel has coveted the bulge of Jordan territory west of the Jordan Riv er and it was feared any Syrian military aclion against Husseins regime might prompt Israel to move The Jerusalem Israel Radio ;