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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 3, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Uwoi Doily Newspoper Edited tot CITY GLOBE THAT A L t N0 TH HOME EDITION MASON CITY DOLLAR DAYS Thursday Friday and Saturday N lOM i Queen Declares an Emergency r army reservists to the colors for possible use in the Suez CaTa crisis published as a supplement to the London Gazetteofficial weekly chronicle of the government said The present state of public affairs and extent of demands of our military forces for the protectionof the interests of the Com fX II monwealth and Empire do in our Dulles Hop es for Solution WASHINGTON ffi Secretary of State Dulles back from Lon don said Friday he hopes the proposed 24nation conference Will produce a solution for the Suez crisis and avert the danger of Dulles said he would report promptly and fully to President Eisenhower on his emergency talks in London was to go on nation wide television and radio Friday afternoon to report on his London talks The White House said Dulles was to be introduced for his ISminute talk starting at 5 p CST by President Eisen hower Barren Held in Shooting Richard E Barren 46 Route 4 Mason City was being held in Cerrp Gordo County jaik Eridaj after his early morning arrest bj sheriffs officers They said he admitted the shotgun shooting DJ Leonard P Paine 53 525 Harri son a Lehigh Cement Co employe Paines condition was described as satisfactory at Mercy Hospital According to sheriffs officers investigating the affray Barren called the sheriffs office at to say that he had shot a man in the legs While officers were on the way to Barrens house they saw an on N Federal at 14th St Paine had attempted to drive to town and had stopped a pass ing car to ask for assistance Local police were notified and had called the ambulance Paine had received shotgun wounds in both legs Barren was brought to the sheriffs office for questioning and firing the shot which wounded Paine Barron said that Paine had crawled back to his car after being hit and that he Barron had then fired again charge striking the left door of Paines car Officers reported that the in vestigation is incomplete but that details so far indicated that the shooting developed after an ar gument had started between the two men They had been drink in in a local tavern opinion constitute a case of great The proclamation was foreshad owed by Prime Minister Eden Thursday during House of Com mons debate on the Suez crisis It became effective Friday when the Great Seal of the Queen was affixed to it and it was pub lished Its terms give War Minister An tony Head sweeping powers of mobilization in respect to the whole of the reserve forces which in the case of the army numbers only Small Number But Head assured British legis lators Thursday a very small number of army reserve special ists and technicians will be im mediately accepted Callup not ices to several thousand were mailed Friday by the War Office The navy and air force have said they have no immediate plans to call up their reservists The proclamation appeared as this country and France flexed muscles for a show of strength in the Mediterranean and as invi tations sped out for a 24nation conference on the Suez Canal American British and French foreign ministers hammered out plans for the conference Thurs day and agreed to ask Russia and Egypt among others to meet in London Aug 16 to establish an international authority over the canal which Egypt nationalized eight days ago No Acceptances Britain already has dispatched he invitations A source close to the Egyptian government in Cai ro said President Gamal Abde Nasser may reply Friday night There were indications that his answer would be Diplomatic sources here said the conference would be held whether Egypt and Russia attend or not Spokesmen for West Germany TENTS GOING UP ON FAIRGROUNDS FAIR PROGRAM Baby beeves weighed MONDAY in p tp public with 20th Century Shews on p City p of North low Fair Ground by Gov Leo A Animal in i turn fireworks display TUESDAY CENTURY SHOWS ON MIDWAY a class a nd addle IM Juniar class horses p Band Klemme in FAIR PROGRAM THURSDAY p Agriculture exhibjfs p cortcertNor Springi IM Japan Spain and New Zealand already have indicated their gov ernments would accept bids But a British Foreign Office spokes man said no official acceptances had been received yet admission free WEDNESDAY CENTURY SHOWS ON MIDWAY Gordo County junior purebred and judging I follow junior poultry ROBERT B MILLER Courtma trial Board Gets McKeons Case P ARRIS ISLAND S C UfcThe fate of Marine S Sgt Matthew C McKeon was submitted to a court martial board of six Marines and a Navy doctor at p m Fri day Thus the trial of the 31year old former drill instmctor neared a close in its 19th day open iw I p iunior market eoncertNorthwood MDOUT The Weather City Mostly fair an warmer Friday night and Sa Friday night 6J 70 High Saturday 87Sl Iowa Fair and warmer extrem northwest continued hot else where Friday night and Satur day Few scattered thunder storms Saturday afternoon Low Friday night 6874 Fiveday Iowa Temperature will average 3 to 5 degree above normal Friday nigh through next Wednesday Nor mal highs 84 north to 88 south Normal lows 60 north to 64 south Warming trend Satur day and Sunday with little change in warm temperature rest of period Rainfall wil range from threefourths of an inch to one inch occurring as showers over the weekend es pecially in northern Iowa Minnesota Continued rain GlobeGazette weather data up 8 a m Friday Maximum Thursday 72 Minimum Thursday night 66 At 8 a m Friday 69 Precipitation M YEAR AGO Maximum 04 Minimum STATE OF SIEGE TEGUCIGALPA Honduras government an nounced Friday it has clamped a 20day state of siege on Mora zan province as a result of Wed nesdays abortive military revolt thii country p concertSt Ansgir admission grandstand show COV LEO A HOEGH All About AN EDITORIAL Were on the Way to a Truly GREATER NORTH IOWA FAIR 20th CENTURY SHOWS ON MIDWAY a Gordo County junior dairy heifer fudging dis trict judging will follow a Gordo County junior sheep judging district lodging will follow open class a 4H girls county demonstrations open class p classAyrshire Milking Shorthorn p p Lake p Oordo County Rural Youth Program FRIDAY CENTURY SHOWS ON MIDWAY Special prices on rides to children under 16 Holstein Jwsey Brown Swiss district junior livestock judging contest Swensons in free for children under 16 Gordo County boys 4H demonstrations p p Swensons Thrillcade 730 p Swensons SATURDAY M 20th CENTURY SHOWS ON MIDWAY Gordo County junior livestock 4H girls district demonstrations p boys district demonstrations band concert Greene p car races p out baby beeves p City p Hill show SUNDAY CENTURY SHOWS ON MIDWAY p R car races officially closes HIS is an historic year for the North Iowa Fair which next week stages its first exposition on the new 100 acre fairgrounds west of the city For the past several weeks feverish preparations have taken place to get ready for the opening date Funds for proceeding with the project were not available until May 1 when the final and largest payment was made on the old fairgrounds In the three months since that date SecretaryManager Robert B Miller and his associates have Braced against time for what they hoped would be the North Iowa Fairs greatest exposition They succeeded in erecting a large livestock barn an exhibit hall and tern porary bleachers Tents are being erected to house other activities A race track is in readiness What was a corn field and a pasture a few months ago is now an area of teeming activity WHAT they have accomplished can be called an toward the Greater North Iowa Fair that has been the dream of fair associ ation supporters for many years Despite the shortage of time the fair has all the ingredients of a complete exposition grounds The grounds are much more spacious and the buildings that have been erected are of excellen structures Water and sewer lines have been extended from Mason City That the fair is receiving support over North Iqwa and elsewhere is evident from the fact that there are more entries than ever before in livestock particularly in baby beeves The emphasis of the fair is again on youth The climax of the youth activities takes place is on the program as Rural Youth Day Members of the Future Farmers of America 4H clubs and younger Farm Bureau mem bers will present a program before the grandstand A of seven days starting Monday and ending the following Sunday is on tap for the thousands of North lowans who have been regular North Iowa Fair visitors It is an ex cellent program from the standpoint of both education and entertainment Support of the fair at this stage of its development is most essential Vigor ous efforts by everyone interested in the excellent contributions of this exposition to the rural and urban life of our great North Iowa area will pave the way for completion of the building program that will truly make this a GREATER NORTH IOWA FAIR brought her umbrella when she came downtown Thursday on She first of Mason Citys Dollar Days Not only the weatherman provided showers however Downtown merchants also pro vided showers of bargains for the threeday sales event Pam ela u the daughter of Mr and Wra Harry Myhre 1204 Virgin to Dedicate Grounds Event to Run Seven Days The new North Iowa Fair which opens Monday on its 100acre west of Mason City on Highway 18 promises to be the biggest and best ever according to secretary manager Robert B Miller The gates to the fairgrounds will open at 4 The grounds will be dedicated that evening by Gov Leo Hoegh in a ceremony which will include a number of North Iowa dignitaries Thera will be a free grandstand pro gram following the dedication topped with a fireworks display Miller and a myriad of aides have been working long hours to get the grounds in readiness for the first day of the weeklone fair New Barn A new livestock barn 80 by 200 feet has been erected and pens installed Ten 50 by 80foot tents are being put up to augment live stock facilities for entries which have set a record this year In baby beef entries alone where about 300 were expected there have been 388 entered The fairs main show place will be the 80 by 200foot clear span exhibit h a 1 1 in which display booths now are being built The hall with its square feet of floor space will house agricul tural womens department edu cational and 4H exhibits in ad dition to the fair office facilities 62 commercial display booths Miller said that its possible that three or four more exhibit areas will be made available A halfmile race track is com pleted and workmen are busy Cutting up a wooden fence around he temporary bleachers Sewer and water connections to the grounds have been completed and electric lights and outlets been installed Theres more than adequate room for parking 7Day Run The fair runs seven days this the longest in and it appears the gate total again will climb over the mark The headline event before grandstand is the exciting Movie land Animal Stars with a top flight array of animals in 15 spectacular acts including such things as buffalo races and trained coyotes And whats more the show is admission during the three days of its pearance It will play Monday evening and Tuesday and Wednes day afternoon and evening at 2 and 8 The regional Queen the Furrow candidate will be chosen before the final performance of the animal stars Wednesday night The candidate will repre sent Emmet Kossuth Palo Alto Pocahontas Humboldt Franklin Cerro Gordo Hancock Wmnebago and Worth counties in the statewide contest Sept 15 at Newton The regional winner wffl receive a 21jewel watch The entertainment bill is im pressive Thursday will be Cerro Gordo County Rural Youth Day Members of 4H Future Farm ers of America and the Farm Bureau Young People will put on the entire grandstand program afternoon and evening Proceeds from tickets sales will go toward the improvement of youth facili ties on the grounds Miller said Kids Friday will be Kids Day with special rates on rides at the mid way for children under 16 On the midway as was the case last year will be the popular 20th Cen tury Shows This is one of the top midway drawing cards in the nation according to Miller All children will be admitted free to the grounds on Kids Day and a special free matinee will be held at 10 at which the Aut Swenson Thrillcade of 1956 will perform Swensoos Thrillcade will put on a show before the grandstand Friday afternoon and evening also The daring escapades of the Swensoo daredevils make it one of the top thrill shows ia the nation The show is btrilt arovad auto and motorcycle stunts The Saturday afternoon is the stock car races which drew a huge crowd a year 4 ;