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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 6, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKISALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIII Associated Press United Preu Full LMM centi Copy MASON CITY JOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER i 1954 This Paper Consists Four No M More Bloodshed in Budapest Streets Segregationists in Tennessee Arrested r The World Around Us A Tale of Two Cities1 in Duplicate Number 17 EDITORS iNOTE It will be around the world in 89 days for our editor unless unrest in certain areas pre cludes air travel This is one in a series of reports on hla experiences and By W EARL HALL CHRISTCHURCH New Zealand Tale of Two Cities is a double feature in New Zea land In North Island the counter parts of London and Paris are Auckland and Wellington In i the South Island I in area but less popu lous because its even more mountainous its Christchurch and Dunedin In the Auck lland community W EARL HALL there are people In Wellington and its environs there are about 000 In version of the Edinburgh was nec essary to throw in a few sheep to pass the mark Here in Christchurch the jumping off place for Antarctic explorations including the current Operation there are people To my surprise I find that Im further south than Ive ever been before Im below the line of lat itude which goes through Buenos Aires Curiously enough at the moment rim almost exactly the same distance south of the equa tor I am north of the equator when I am at home ferisk Wind Today I stood on a mountain overlooking Christ church and the Plains of Canter bury of which it is the metropolis A brisk southerly wind thats the cold wind down here for the same reason northerly winds are cold in Mason City made my top coat most welcome Its late spring here Rarely does it get as cold as freezing here For this thank the tempering influence of the Pacific ocean After two weeks or so in moun tainous Ha waii Fijis and 60 miles or so of air travel in New was truly good to look out on the plains country which lies inland from Christchurch The city is cut off from the ocean including the har bor which serves it by a coastal range But to the west south and north the terrain is even flatter than in Iowa or Illinois Level Plot Tii contrast with Wellington and Auckland and Im told Dunedin although I shall not be visiting Christchurch is laid out in regular blocks on a perfectly level plot A grassybanked river the Avon runs squarely through the center of town about the only variation from the geometric pat tern of the city An imposing Anglican Cathe dral right across from my hotel and squarely in the center of the business section on what is known as The gives Christ church an old world touch per haps more of Denmark or Bel gium than of England Oxford Accent Everything else about the city however is as British as mutton or plum pudding No place else is the Oxford accent more pro nounced I was interviewed on the radio here and Im quite sure my Midwest twang was unintel ligible to the listening if any Christchurch is one of the worlds most important centers for the sheep and wool industry New Zealand is credited with a population of two and a half mil lion humans and 39 million sheep 15 for every person A day in this city and its environs has caused me to wonder if a recount wouldnt be in order I think some it tilt sheep got missed AP Wirephoto R Till chair man of Clinton White Citizens Council is hauled into court on a contempt charge growing out of integration dis turbances His bond was set at Hungarian DP Begins Life Anew in Iowa Steven Lesn yay 27 fled from Hungary during the revolt arrived here Wednesday night to start a new life with his mother father and sister Lesnyay a mechanical drafts man arrived by train from St Louis at 9 His parents Mr and Mrs Charles Lesnyay and his sister Mrs Bela Putszni were on hand to greet him America is he said I consider this my second birthday My first was when I was actually born and thanking God arriving in America I am born over He cannot speak English but his sister interpreted for him Lesnyay said he left Budapest Oct 30 and traveled two days be fore reaching the Austrian border at Kromand He arrived in this country Dec 1 in a plane loaded with other refugees He said he did no actual fight ing in the revolt but aided it in what other ways he could Another sister Mrs John Go liath her husband and eightyear old son are still in Hungary He said because of the hardship of the trip to the Austrian border the extreme cold and the presence of Russian guards they didnt try to make the trip with him BABY CROP UP WASHINGTON UP The Pub Lie Health Service Thursday pre dicted more babies will be born in the U S this year than last The Weather Mason City Cloudy with occa sional light snow through Fri day Continued cold High Fri day near 15 Low Thursday night 48 Iowa Snow extreme northwest Thursday spreading over northwest half by Friday eve ning Freezing drizzle elsewhere over state increasing with some freezing rain southeast Friday Continued cold Low Thursday night 512 north 1320 south Minnesota Fair and colder Thursday night with low 1525 below extreme north zero to 15 below central and zero to 5 above extreme south Friday fair in north and increasing cloudiness south followed by snow extreme south Continued very cold Friday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Thursday Maximum Wednesday 32 Minimum Wednesday night 11 At 8 Thursday if Precipitation Trace of snow YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 19 0 School May Be Reopened on Monday All Deny Part in New Violence CLINTON Tenn least two more persons were arrested Thursday in the Clinton High School racial disorders and there were persistent reports here that they have a lot more names on the list So far 18 have been taken into custody including 2 women Two unidentified white men were arrested here by federal officials Thursday morning and rushed off to Knoxville 20 miles away for arraignment First warrants were issued in Knoxville late Wednesday by U S District Judge Robert L Tay lor charging violation a court order forbidding interference with integration at the school Nine Arraigned Nine more of the 16 already ar rested were arraigned in Federal Court at Knoxville Thursday morning They included Clyde Cook 35 Andersonville farmer accused of assaulting a Baptist minister who escorted six Negro students to school before it was closed Tuesday The others were arraigned Wednesday Judge Taylor said the cases will be set for trial within 10 days He warned that any de fendants who made bond re turned to Clinton and got into trouble would have their bonds revoked Im in a frame of mind to do the judge said sternly Meanwhile a spectator Knox County farmer Jo Diehl was arrested in court and charged with contempt as he circulated antiintegration handbills while the hearing was in progress At one point the handbill read When good Christian people are arrested like they were in Clinton yesterday we have a Hungarian situation here at Banner Line A banner line at the top of the circular proclaimed The Coming Red Dictator Diehl has been closely associ ated with segregationist John Kasper who was sentenced by Judge Taylor to a year in pri son for violating the same injunc tion last August He posted 000 bond and is appealing There was a report that steps have been taken to see if the bond against Kasper can be re voked The Anderson County School Board which had ordered the school closed Tuesday until fur ther decided after the 15 arrests Wednesday night to re open the school next Monday if possible Clinton Fire Damage Estimated at CLINTON W Damage was estimated unofficially at between and in a fire which threatened to get out of control in burning out a two story brick building near the downtown busi ness district Thursday Mr and Mrs Donald Pray who lived in a second floor apartment escaped to safety down a flight The Prays lost most Wintry Weather Rolls Back Into Northern Iowa Wintry weather rolled back into Iowa Thursday as cold air covered the state along with scattered light snow in the northwest half of the state Thursday forenoon while many Iowa points reported drizzle or freezing drizzle The mercury dipped to 6 above at Sibley early Thursday but Davenport and Burlington had mild 32s Mason City had a low of 11 Snow was expected to in crease slowly spreading over the northwest half by Friday evening Elsewhere the outlook was for increased freezing drizzle with good possibility of freezing rain in the southeast and extreme south Friday In Montana where a massive storm already had brought up to two feet of snow in mountain artas the Weather Bureau re ported readings of M below zero at Cutbank and Glasgow the nations early morning low AP Wirephoto DIES AT B R Ambed kar 63 nominal leader of In dias 60 million untouchables and chief architect of the na tions republican constitution died Thursday He was found dead in bed at his New Delhi home an apparent heart attack victim stairs their possessions Heavy equipment loss was listed by the Wonder Bread which used istering the fund the first floor as a garage an ex change depot 32nd Annual Christmas Cheer Fund Goal Again s Placed at environs E ARE NOW launching the 32nd annual Globe Gazette C h r i s t m a s Cheer Fund ap peal It is an appeal to the gene rosity of the people of Mason City and help make this a happier Christmas for others The goal of the appeal is the same as that of last year Because the need is at least as great as last year and because givers in the past have been will ing to give according to the need we are confident the goal will be reached The fact is that never in 31 years of operation has the Christmas Cheer Fund failed to achieve its goal Cash Total Last year the cash total reached the mark Ad ditional merchandise contribu tions brought the grand total to As in the the very beginning of the annual solicita tion in 1925 when Publisher Lee P Loomis arrived in Mason City with the Service of which Miss Doris Bruce is now the executive secretary will be in full charge of admin Family Service has its quar ters at 19 W State No gift can be too large or too small All are on a volunteer basis No pressuring tactics are ever necessary Contributions may be either mailed or brought to the Globe Sazette business office on East State If mailed use this address Christmas Mason City Iowa Unless otherwise specifically requested gifts will be listed each day with name and amount Those who wish however may indicate a preference for initials or remain entirely anonymous as A The first list of contributions will appear in the next issue of he GlobeGazette and every day rom now until 2 p m Monday Dec 24 when the campaign for mally comes to a close there vill be front page listing of the lifts No Replacement The Christmas Cheer Fund is lot to be looked upon as a re placement for any of the causes vhich have benefited from cont munity generosity in the past the Salvation Army kettles in downtown Mason City or church causes for example Consider them first and then turn your generous thoughts this way Your giving to the Cheer Fund is certain to make at leasl two people youngstei who will benefit from your gif and YOU Legislators Cool to Idea of Raising Income Tax Rates AP Wirephoto CONFERS WITH IKE C Douglas Dillon Ambassa dor to France conferred with President Eisenhower Thursday at the Presidents vacation headquarters at Augusta Ga Dillon told newsmen later that Eisenhower had sent a note to the French government urging prompt healing of the rift be tween the two countries result ing from differences in Mid East policies Plans Announced for Great Airlift of Hungary DPs AUGUSTA Ga President lisenhowers headquarters Thurs day announced plans for a mas sive airandsealift of Hungarian efugees to this country Russian Troops on Alert New Strikes Are Called FROM OCR WIRE SERVICES BUDAPEST Progovern ment and Nationalist demonstra tors clashed in Budapest Thurs day and eyewitnesses said a umber were killed and several rere wounded The clash started when a group f about 100 demonstrators siding vith Premier Janos Kadar and arrying Red flags met another roup of about the same size earing Nationalist flags on Bud pests Great Boulevard shortly fter noon The Nationalists tried to wrest ie Red flag from the hands of Communists and a general st fight got under way The Communists were escorted rotectively by Russian armored ars Some unidentified persoi red a pistol and the Russians red a volley above the heads oi he demonstrators Armored Vehicles The whole boulevard was emp ied in a minute Russian tanks nd armored cars rumbled up ind down the street apparently o frighten residents of the city Members of the Hungarian Offi idea of increasing income tax rates DES MOINES ff Members of the 1957 Iowa Legislature in dicate they are cool toward the Iowas state But several legislators replying to an Asso ciated Press questionnaire com mented that some increase may be necessary as the least of sev eral evils A majority of those replying opposed a boost but an impor tant number said they have not yet made up their minds The replies generally indicat ed that legislators are consider ing a possible income tax boost as part of the whole picture of taxation in Iowa rather than as an isolated problem Thus A C Hanson Inwood Speaker of the House in the 1955 legislative session said he favored an income tax boost only if necessary to partially offset the expected decrease in the sales And numerous legislators re fused to commit themselves on how they will vote on the ques tion saying they want to study the recommendations of the Iowa Taxation Study Committee before replying Others called for only a limited or slight increase Of the 62 members of both U N Shocked by Hungarys Rejection of Visit by Dag UNITED NATIONS N Y U N delegates voiced shocked surprise Thursday over Hungarys refusal to admit Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold Dec 16 Some claimed it justified growing demands to throw out the Budapest delegation if it con tinues to flout U N authority An affront to the secretary general and to the whole civilized declared U S Delegate Henry Cabot Lodge when told Budapest Radio had announced the turndown by proSoviet Premier Janos Kadar The secretary eral had offered to go to Buda pest on the specified date to set up U N relief activities A U N spokesman said Ham marskjold had received no offi cial word from the Hungarian government about his proposed visit Until such word came he had no comment The reported refusal gave im petus to the move to revoke the Hungarian delegations creden tials if it does not accept other U N observers by Dec 7 The Assembly fixsd that deadline Wednesday when it adopted a U S backed resolution calling again for entry of observers to make a general survey of condi tions in the revoltwracked coun try Some diplomats expressed puz zlement over Budapests it had received no official request for Hammarskjolds visit Hun garian Foreign Minister Imre Horvath himself had suggested the date after consulting at length with Hammarskjold Told about the broadcast Hor houses who answered the ques tionnaire 21 said they favored and 25 that they opposed an in come tax increase The other 16 did not commit themselves Of the 21 replied from state senators 9 said they favored and 9 were opposed to the boost with 3 noncommittal The House lined up with 12 for 16 against and 13 uncommitted The 1955 Legislature as part of its stopgap financing measures for the current biennium adopted a new income tax law partially gearing the Iowa tax setup to the federal income tax system It resulted in payment of somewhat higher taxes by many lowans James C Hagerty White House press secretary said that of th total of refugees to be giv en asylum in the United States the Air Force arid the Navy wi provide transportation for The remaining will be brought here by an intergovern mental committee on European migration which has been in the picture from the start Referring to the Air Force and Navy operation planned Hagerty Wj Mllctl the airlift will be by Air Force in Thursdays melee were Hun and Navy aircraft through the Military Air Transportation Serv ce The oceanlift will be by Navy Military Transportation Service SAME Black flat mrans traffic in put hours aid We believe this will be the cers Corps stood at the corners with tommyguns ready for ac tion They said a sniper was shooting from a window but they could not find him Farther down the boulevard to ward the Danube and on Marx Square the crowd refused to dis pense and packed the n a challenging mood Earlier workers had struck spontaneously in several Buda Jest factories in protest against he rough handling of demonstra ors Wednesday by Soviet troops and Hungarian police The The White House said most of against a general strike Eyewitnesses said two killed Hanson Again to Be Speaker Candidate INWOOD UP Rep A C Hanson speaker of the House in the 1955 session of the Iowa Legislature announced Thursday he will again be candidate for that position garian Nationalists but could not say who shot them Russians or Hungarians Red Flag The red flag borne by the pro Kadar demonstrators disappeared in the turmoil Six Russian tanks clustered around the center of Marx Square which was filled with Hungarian policemen and mem bers of the officers Corps Russian colonel was obvious in command They used a small coffee house as a temporary prison and Hanson 65 is a Lyon County livestock farmer who will serving his sixth term in House Others who have nounced they will seek the posi tion are Rep Henry Stevens R Rep William L Mooty RGrundy j f t t J U dULl brought in people whom they had arrested as well as the wounded When a Hungarian ambulance and a wounded man was the I brought out of the coffee house anthe crowd dashed to the ambu be Rep Ernest L and Kosek RCedar vath merely shrugged and said apparently my government did not agree with The Budapest announcement picked up in Vienna came dur jing the closing stages of the muchdelayed gcueral debate lance surrounced it and did not let it move on They pointed to Western correspondents and shouted Look what theyve The huge factories in the indus trial complex on Csepel Island where workers made their stub jborn stand against the Russians during the recent revolution were working as usual Ten large jRussian tanks stood near the factory gates Most busses and street can j were in operation in Budapest New posters throughout the city called for an hour of silence if rom 2 p in to 3 p m ResU i dents were requested not to go out on the streets during this 1 period CAmPAtGN EXPENSES DES MOINES J Herschel Loveless reported Thursday he received in contributions in his successful campaign on the Democratic tick et and spent the same amount TURNCOATS REACH IT S Two former U S soldiers who were captSIn Korea and who later refused repatriation pose reluctantly and silently after their arrival at Seattle early Thursday They are Arley Pate Carbondale and Aaron Wilson 24 Urania La The two thus joined four other turncoats who previously decided to return to their native country Fourteen others remain be hind the bamboo curtain TO CHRISTMAS ;