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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 21, 1956, Mason City, Iowa A North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE V U V K A M iB b HI NIWSPAPIK THAT MAKIS ALl NOtTH IOWANS N I I 0 M 0 I S HOME EDITION United Pnu Full Uaw Seven Centi a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST If Harmony Reigns a Platform Pledges Tax Cuts ThU Paper of Two m t GOP Convent West in Bid for Support Canal Plans Are Argued LONDON doubtful na tions swung their support Tues day to the U S plan for solvin the Suez Canal crisis but Russi rushed to the support of India rival proposal Pakistan Turkey Iran an Ethiopia announced they wer lining up behind Secretary o State Dulles plan for interpa tional control of the canal afte he accepted their amendment French sources said Soviet For eign Minister Shepilov then mad his move endorsing Indias pla for continued Egyptian control o the waterway The maneuver hai been expected As the conference neared it end most sources agreed on five countries definitly were hold ing out against the U S pro posals They are Russia India Spain Seylon and Indonesia Minor Amendments The four new supporting na tions presented minor amend ments to Secretary of State Du les for an inlernationa board to operate the Waterway Dulles immediately accepted th changes Dulles then invited the four t become associated with the plan Foreign Minister Hamidul Haq Chowdry of Pakistan submitlec an amendment emphasizing the importance of Egypts rights as a sovereign nation I welcome anything that wil help underline the respect for Egypts Dulles sak in accepting the amendment While allied to Britain in the Baghdad Pact Pakistan Turkey and Iran had held some reserva tions on the Western plan Pakis tan and Iran had endorsee Egypts right to nationalize the canal Turkey was lukewarm toward the idea of internationa control Ethiopia also had been listed as doubtful Rejection Feared Despite the parade of suppor to the plan advanced by Dulles on behalf of the United States Bri tain and France V K Krishn Menon of India declared Egyp would reject it Menon who visited Presiden Nasser in Cairo before coming to the conference told a news con ference the Western plan wai entirely The Indian envoy Monday pu a compromise proposal before the 22nation conference called to deal with the Suez dispute The Indian plan would give Egypt ful control of the 103mile waterway with an international body to aci only in a consultative and advis ory capacity Man Hurt When 2 Rock Island Trains Collide DURANT Iowa UP About 12 cars from two trains were de railed Tuesday when the Rocky Mountain Limited No 8 jumped its track in the town of Durant and crashed into an oncoming Rock Island mail train Station Agent Gus Jost said there was apparently only one in jury a baggageman who was hos pitalized at Davenport 20 miles east of here Jost said the mishap occurred about as the two trains neither of which stops at Durant whistled through town at high speed It appeared the Limited left its track with two cars jack knifing into the path of the west bound mail train No 1 from Chicago to DCS Moines The Limited also a Rock Is land train was eastbound on a run from Denver to Chicago Cars from both trains were de railed but all remained upright Both engines stayed on their THE LITTLE Rummel Britt chair man of the coronation committee places the crown made of a stew can on the head of the new King of the Ho boes Ben Bjenson told the crowd We hoboes never had it so after making it plain that he was with drawing his support from the Democratic Party Ben was incensed at his treatment at the conclave in Chicago last week AT BRITT FESTIVAL Hobo Ben Regains His Lost Crown By KEN MILLER Ben Benson no permanent address regained his lost crown as King of the Hoboes Tuesday at the climax of an honest election in Britt Scoopshovel Scotty the reigning monarch took his dethrone ment with as much grace as he could muster and had to be forcibly restrained only twice from interfering with the coronation cere monies Both of the candidates made speeches from the platform set up in downtown Britt for the election Scotty pointed to the merits of his do nothing record in the office Ben spoke rapidly and with flaying gestures as he Racial Equality Stressed More Farm Votes Sought SAN FRANCISCO can platform makers Tuesday pledged the nation new tax cuti with particular consideration for low and middle income The tentative tax plank will be presented late Tuesday to the Re publican national convention for expected certain approval It calls for the tax cuts insofar as they are consistent with a balanced The tax plank calls for further reduction in government spend ing without weakening the sup port of a superior defense pro gram or depreciating the quality of essential services of govern ment to our The partys proposed stand on taxes as drafted by the conven tion Platform Committee was one of several planks made pub lic early Tuesday Preamble Withheld Others were released earlier by Sen Prescott Bush of Connecti cut committee chairman He withheld however the preamble to the platform until he delivers it himself before the convention The platforms section on de fense expressed party determina tion to maintain adequatemiii four hour work day three months vacation with pay and 00 per cent Americanism Although Scotty had a militant minority seated in front nd to the right of the platform t was obvious that the crowd referred Bens promises when tie outlined the two national parties to a stand still The two men refused to pose haking hands before or after the election but the antagonism lidnt seem genuine and each lad his moment of giory Bens Speech Bens speech went something ike this Ben And if elected I promise a four hour work day Applause Scotty from Throw him out cheering Ben I mean this from the ottom of my Scotty You never had State Sen Duane E Dewel Al ona presided at t h e election nd later administered the oath f office to Ben as the crown lade of a stew can was placed n his head Scotty made one ist attempt to capture his office uring the acceptance speech ut was taken to the rear of the latform before he could drag he new monarch away from the microphone Oilman Collamore who bills imself as the Crown Prince of Toboes wired the committee that e would arrive shortly on a train vhich was two hours late A uick check failed to reveal any assenger train scheduled to ar ve in Britt at the hour he men oned FlMt The preelection honors reversed ie roles of the two men Scoop hovel rode the gaily decorated ommercial Club float with a re al air in the parade while Ben alked in the middle of Britts amed hobo band Scoopshovel hinted darkly that he might not return for next years celebration and a rematch but the words had a hollow ring Bensons coming reign will be his sixth in the coveted role The masthead of the Hobo News lists him as editor and he pointed out to this reporter the manner in which he had deleted all of Scot tys pictures in the publication President Nixon left shakes iiiAuu nanas witn Harold and Mrs Stassen at Gov Goodwin Knights big party at the San Francisco niht Stassen is campaigning to have Nixon taken off the GOP ticket Standing m the reception line with Nixon are left to right Mrs Nixon partly Mrs Knight Gov Knight and San Francisco mayor George o nr is Knights Host to Republicans SAN FRANCISCO tary strength so long as our caas went Monday nigh security and peace of the world and differences i require Besides the promise to cut per sonal income taxes the GOP in plank pledged to initiate sound policy of tax reductions for small independent business to encourage it to modernize anc achieve progress Continued balancing of the budget also was pledged to as sure financial strength of the country and maintain the pur chasing power of a sound The GOP plank steered clear lowever of making the specific ax cut pledge contained in the Democratic platform to raise jersonal income tax exemptions ram to a year Brightest Areas The platform claimed that one of the brightest areas of achieve ment under the Republican ad ministration has been the conser vation of natural resources Dem ocrats had claimed at Chicago hat the administration allowed selfish interest to pillage1 hose resources Republican platform drafters iu uraricrs Boxcar the former avoided as did the Democrats charting much new ground on the queen had been anticipated at the annual celebration but failed to show up Ben however did not forget her as he promised the crowd to be faithful and at my age not to chase Winners in the parade Tuesday morning included Lions Club first and Rebekahs second in the adult organization cJass Cab Scouts first and Boy Scouts sec ond in the youth organizations Perkins Salvage first and Bobs Auto Corwith second humorous In the local commercial floats Farmers CoOp got first and the Britt NewsTribune third for eign commercial Elmore Nurs ery first and Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce second pony and bicycle Weavers Gang first and Greggs Pony Farm second A square dance Monday night was won by Buffalo Center with Kanawha ranking second There were 12 sets dancing in the con test SAMB DATEfiSM2 IBUek traffta death fa M racial problem Support was expressed for the Supreme Court decision which outlawed segregation by race in the public schools But nothing concrete was stated in the way of how the court decision is to be en forced The GOP plank said all branches of the federal govern ment should lend their support in every legalmanner to see that racial equality will be steadily The Democratic plat form had similarly stated that ending racial discrimination is a federal as well as state and local responsibility Farm Plank The Republican farm plank de clared that farmers have confi dence in President Eisenhower and his agricultural policies The platform made clear the GOP will bid for farm votes this year on a promise to continue and expand present Eisenhower administra tion farm policies and to reduce government controls The proposed farm plank said the GOP is committed to a pro gram which creates the widest possible markets and highest at tainable income for our farm and ranch The partys goal it declared is the development of markets which will return full parity to farmers when they sell their products In Chicago last week Demo crats also pledged action to re gain full parity which they said farmers received under the Tru man administration a swirl of evening dress music champagne and crab newburg Whitegloved waiters met guests at the door with a glass of cham made of course Gov and Mrs Goodwin J Knight some Re publicans here for their national onvention A lifesized elephant made of xesh chrysanthemums revolved on a stand in the middle of the dance floor Searchlights pierced the sky outside San Franciscos cavernous Civic Auditorium where the lavish party was held Opera star Helen Traubel sang I Could Have Danced AH Comedians coverted around the tage Dancers tapped their way across it Pretty girls at the door gave vomen guests their choice of cor gardenia camel ia carnation Some 150 waiters zigzagged among the crowd with bottles of champagne ready to refill lasse This was the Democrats Perle Mesta party fivefold GOP Convention Program TUESDAY Opens CST with music call to order by tempo rary chairman Knowland presentation of colors pledge of alle giance national anthem and invocation Committee organization rules and orders of business Music Joseph W Martin Jr rf Massachusetts coo vention permanent chairman Music Committee Resolutions platform Music IS women delegates and parry leaders Music President Herbert Hoover Puerto Rico Delegate Is Foiled in Attempt to Get Extra Tickets to Conclave By BOB HOGAN SAN FRANCISCO Romany the Puerto Rican who brought down the house four years ago when he asked a roll call of bis threeman delegation in the GOP balloting got into a ticket an lowan Jackie Day payroll clerk in the Iowa House and secretary for the conventions badge committee has charge of distribution of badges and credentials to state delegations Romany tried to obtain extra tickets from her claiming he and two friends were the only Puerto Ricans present Mrs Day advised him Dr Mandez had Farnhamville Boy Is Accident Victim FORT DODGE Wl Clayton Black 16 son of Mr and Mrs Lloyd Black Farnhamville died at a hospital here Monday night of injuries suffered Sunday in a traffic accident Black and another youth David ierce were en route to Forl Dodge to play in a baseball game vhen their car hit a bridge near Sowrie Pierce is reported in air condition at Mercy Hospital lere About I The Weather Mason City Generally fair and warmer through Wednesday Low Tuesday night 5254 High Wednesday 8085 owa Generally fair and warmer through Wednesday Low Tues day night in 50s Partly cloudy warm er GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 Tuesday Maximum Monday 70 Minimum Monday night 47 At 8 Tuesday 61 iTEAR AGO Maximum 99 Minimum 63 checked in from there No he lie He no Romany stammered excitedly Mrs Day finally called her boss for help Romany then ejaculated am your friend but I think Im going to v Special Guard Mrs Days office has guards on duty day and night to protect the six special gold convention badges which will go to Presi dent Eisenhower Vice Presi dent Nixon Leonard Hall Dwight Eisenhower II Former President Hoover and House minority leader Joseph Martin Choice Seats lowans have choice seats in the front row just to the right of the speakers platform They held their first caucus in their convention seats Governor Hoegh called the roll then an nounced there was no further business to discuss Delegate George Nagle Iowa City who remained at home due to the death of his brother was re placed by alternate Roy Pierce Morning Sun Cool Weather Delegates are encountering cool weather here It prompted Harry Newlin Viola to rent a topcoat but hes still searching for a suit of long underwear Sxtra Tickets Republicans arent en countering as much ticket diffi culties as did the Democrats The fact that Don Pierson rates well on the national committee and is chairman of the badge committee helps The 26 delegates have an ad ditional ticket apiece There are 85 visitors tickets Each sen ator and the governor have an extra as do the national com mitteeman and woman and each congressman Pierson as badge chairman received 10 extras Help at Gates Three important lowans here are Bill Sackett Spencer Ken ny Ploen Clint6n and Mark Putney Gladbrook They are official assistant sergeantsat arms at main gates onto the main floor Arrival of Ike Awaited Martin Renews Attack on Dems SAN FRANCISCO UP Republican National Convention ran dry of unsettled issues Tues day and turned into a campaign pep rally With the renomination of an EisenhowerNixon ticket a fore gone conclusion in the mind of nearly every delegate the conven ion gave its full attention to the oyous task of belaboring the emocratic foe Party managers who feared hat public interest in the sus penseless proceedings might lag counted on President Eisenhow ers arrival late Tuesday to sup ply some zip Left at The Presidents plane the Col umbine left Washington at CST and was to make the hour flight nonstop Mrs Eisen lower is accompanying the Pres dent and his staff Although the government is fur nishing Eisenhower with the plane fuel and other operating expenses will be paid by the Re publican party Tuesdays session was gainfully imployed with the adoption of a L956 campaign platform pledging jeace prosperity and equal rights to all Americans and speeches by permanent convention Chairman Joseph W Martin of Massachu setts and former President Her bert Hoover Martin veteran minority leader of the House raised fresh charges of Communism and corruption against the Democrats He said in his prepared address that the Re publicans have halted state so and freed the American eople from raw The question before the voters his fall Martin said is whether to return this nation to the lead rship of the past that despoiled tur heritage with the indelible tain corruption and Commu Overwhelming Vote The orators got more attention han usual at this convention be ause there was not much else to attract the spotlight The two po ential family the re nomination of Vice President Richard M Nixon and the virility f the civil rights platform plank were settled out of court Unless President Eisenhower hould rock the his ides here said emphatically he vould delegates will iand Nixon the vice presidential Domination by overwhelming vote Wednesday In a deliberately low keyed keynote speech Monday night Gov Arthur B Langlie of Wash ington called the Democrats a co alition of conflicting viewpoints held together by a common de sire for political He said the opposition party controlled the national administration for 20 years of discord and defeat ending in flagrant corrup Lehman Not to Seek ReElection NEW YORK Herbert H Lehman DNY announced Tuesday he would not seek re election this fall He expressed hope New Yorks Mayor Robert F Wagner would run for his seat Lehman four times governor of New York has been a member of the Senate since 1949 when he was elected to fill the unexpired term of the late Sen Robert F Wagner father of Mayor Wagner He was elected to full term in 1950 The he made his decision with very heavy 78yearold Lehman said Quiet Delivery Langlies quiet unemotional delivery obviously was intended to contrast with the ripsnorting performance given a week ago by Gov Frank Clement of Tennes see keynoter at the Democratic convention Langlie mimicked Clement by repeating the Democratic key noters question How long oh America will the Eisenhower administration be kept in office The answer Langlie said is that the Republicans will be thrown out when if ever they copy the Democrats and put the party first and America Langlie said the GOP has achieved a solid prosperity based upon sound economic principles rather than on the cruel trickery of inflation and on the artificial stimulus of war and of While he was interrupted fre quently by applause he spoke calmly and attacked no Demo crat by Langlie drew a mighty cheer when in a jibe at former Presi dent Truman he said our par tys purpose is not to give em hell but to give them leader ;