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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 8, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI NiWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS IDITION Associited Press and United Press Pull Lease Wires Seven Cents t Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 8 1954 This Paper Consists of Two One R F dough 70 Dies Funeral to Be Monday No R hi He had 70 Mason City attorney and former school board member died cancer in a Mason City hospital He served in Washington D C vjar 11 on the legal staff of the Foreign Economic Administration tnrough much of the industrial growth of Mason City He came here in 1913 to start u after graduation from the University of Iowa law school was born May 10 Rapids son of Fred and Sophia Pancoast Clough was named Raphael Floyd Clough He attended a country school in Buena Vista County and high school at Everly For three years he attended Iowa State Teachers College at Cedar Falls and recieved his B A degree from the University of Iowa in 1911 and his L L B in 1913 He also recieved a J D degree from the same school in 1925 r The World Around Us Influence of Maoris Is Great Number 19 EDITORS NOTE It will be around the world in 80 days for our editor unless unrest in certain areas pre cludes air travel This is one hi a series of reports on his experiences By W EARL HALL pHRISTCHURCH New Zealand the Maoris de scendants of the ancient Polyne sians who migrated here in out rigger canoes from Tahiti and its neighboring Society Islands to the north constitute less than 10 per cent of the two and a half million people living in New Zealand they bulk large in the total pic ture Street and place names are drawn from the Maori language Special representation is provided for them in the national legisla t u r e Traditions and rituals handed down from father to son have been incorporated into the national life in numerous ways In physical attributes and skin coloring the Maoris closely re eemble native Hawaiians No Welcoming Committee When Abel Tasman the Dutch navigator put in here and gave tjie name New Zealand to the is lands back in 1642 the dark skinned Maoris both major islands in sizable number There was as I gather it no welcoming com mittee out to meet the Hol W EARL HALL contrary there were evidences that outsiders were not needed Perhaps that fact explains why no Europeans bothered to stop by New Zealand until 1769 when the famous Capt James Cook made a call on the same exploration which resulted in discovery of the Sandwich Islands later to be come Hawaii It wasnt until early in the nine teenth century that British seal ers and whalers ventured into the seas around New Zealand Mis sionary work was begun among the Maoris in 1814 For many years there was not only an open season but a bounty on visiting Europeans but in 1840 the Maori chiefs were persuaded to sign a treaty of peace Source of Friction 105fi CHEER FUND GOAI PREVIOUSLY REPORTED Children at Home From the Dclahoydes From Moreen Ann and Jo Club Joyce Kilmer Club Home Builders Auxiliary THE DAYS TOTAL TOTAL TO DATE CASH STILL NEEDED GIVING DAYS LEFT JS Children Do Their Bit for Cheer Fund NE of the heart ening aspects of the Christ mas Cheer Fund raising effort is the fact that per s o n s in all walks of life want to have a part in giv ing Our con tributions listed here include gift from 20 children in the Home Experiencing the lift that comes with giving is one of the finest aspects of the Christmas season This becomes particular when the gift will go to landers To the nelP make Christmas happier for those who otherwise may not be are remembered Christmas Program Gifts to the Cheer Fund turned over to Family Service for use in its Christmas family service program There is a definite advantage for Doris Bruce executive sec retary of Family Service in hav ing the funds available early for the big shopping program she has ahead of her Gifts that come early will therefore perform an added serv ice Send Gift Now Under the pact the natives knowiedged British ruJe and a stream of immigrants began pour ing in The sale of land to the newcomers was a constant source of friction for many years and New Zealand history is filled with accounts of encounters similar to those between Indians and white settlers in our own country But all that is over now The equality of European stock and Maoris has been cited as an out standing example of racial toler ance and cooperation The deep seated haired between Maori and Pakeha Maori name for Euro peans has given way to mutual respect and good will Intermar riage isnt common because the Maoris dont want it that way But in schools churches and so cial intercourse there is no sign of discrimination Universal Language English is universally spoken on the islands although the Ma oris have preserved their lan guage in varying degrees of pur ity When I asked my Wellington driver a smiling lad named Syd ney Kago whether he could speak the tongue of his ancestors he re plied Yes but I wouldnt want them to hear me Its become a pidgin t There is no state church but the Anglican denomination is pre dominant not alone among those of British descent 90 per cent of the total but among the Maoris who apparently never had a reli gion of their own Why not send your gift while it is in your mind The address is Christmas Cheer Fund Care GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa Or if you wish you may bring your gift to the GlobeGazette on East State Street Law Practice Mr Clough started his law practice in Mason City in part nership with Hugh H Shepard On Jan 1 1917 he became a member of the firm of Dunn Bryant and In Decem ber 1925 he was invited to be come a member of the law firm of Blythe Markley and Rule where he remained until Sept 1 1928 when he entered law prac tice for himself For many years he had been active in the politics of the county and state and for four years was chairman of the Cerro Gordo County Republican Central Committee He had been active in all the party operations Many times he had been a delegate to the state convention and was alternate delegate to the 1928 national Republican con vention in Kansas City and a delegate to the 1932 national convention in Chicago He was a presidential elector at large in 1940 Served 6 Years He was elected to the school board in 1945 and served for six years He took an active part m launching the Mason City Social Welfare League which he head ed for a number of years He also headed a number of civic and patriotic campaigns includ ing the Red Cros War Fund cam paign as general chairman in 1945 His work with the Foreign Eco nomic Administration in Wash ington from June 1943 until August 1944 was concerned with preclusive strategy in the field of critical materials from neutral countries such as Turkey Spain Portugal and Sweden Mr Clough served as president of the Iowa State Bar Associa tion in 19531954 He also served a term as vice president of the association and on the board of directors Many Activities He was a past president of the erro Gordo County Bar Asso ciation a past director of the Mason City Chamber of Com merce past exalted ruler of Elks Lodge 375 and a member of the Masonic Order Mason City Country Club Euchre and Cycle Phi Alpha Delta law fra Hoover Resigns Government Post Herter Named AUGUSTA Ga P Herbert Hoover Jr resigned Saturday as undersecretary of slate effec tive about Feb 1 President Ei senhower picked Gov Christian A Herter of Massachusetts to succeed him Eisenhower accepted Hoovers resignation with deep regret and heaped praise upon the son of the former President Young Hoover wrote Eisenhow er he intends to resume his ca reer as an engineer He has been Jin government service the last three years Herter picked to succeed Hoo ver in the State Department will be formally nominated about Feb 1 when Hoover steps aside White House Press Secretary James C Hagerty said Hagerty said Herters term as governor of Massachusetts will expire Jan 14 and that he then plans a short vacation After that he will go to Washington to work with Hoover for awhile be fore taking over DEATH CAR The car in which Donald Greenman was killed stands on the highway in the foreground while a wrecker crew betrins to re move a pickup truck in the far ditch and a third car center which was driven into the ditch to avoid the collision The pickup was spun around and driven forward by the impact of the collision M Dies in K Crash Poles Get Religious Freedom AntiStalinists Church in Pact WARSAW Poland new anti Stalinist Communist government and the Roman Cath olic Church hierarchy Saturday announced a broad settlement of cheir differences including a res oration of religious education in state schools A joint communique said the church expressed full support ior all government activities aimec at strengthening theTPolislf Peo pies Republic and uniting the en ergies of all citizens for the com mon good Joint Commission The agreement was worked out by a joint statechurch commis sion established after the release of Stefan Cardinal Wysynski atholic primate of Poland Oct 28 He was kept under house ar rest for three years His release the elevation of Wlady slaw Gomulka to leadership in Polish Communist Party The joint commission worked four weeks to settle the state church dispute The restoration of religious education was a top demand by the church for any agreement The commission communique said the government wants to end all the hindrances to full free dom of religious Main Points The announcement listed these main points in the statechurch agreement Restoration of religious edu AtTER car m which three persons were injured near Nora Spring early Saturday morning shows the effect ofthe battering it received after fly ing through the air across a gravel crossroad and fence A large boulder was torn from the ground when the car landed field and rolled end bver end Clinton School to Reopen on Monday CLINTON Tenn students indicated Saturday they ivil return to the integrated Clin on High School when it reopens Monday after a weeks shutdown Because of racial strife Strong precautions were being planned to prevent further mo esting or intimidating of the nine Negroes among more than 700 The Anderson County chool board assured the Negroes hey will have police protection County Attorney Eugene L oyce said the text of a federal injunction against interfer ence with the right of the Ne troes to attend the school will be All About I The Weather Mason City Cloudy and con tinued quite cold Saturday night and Sunday Light snow con tinuing Saturday night and Sun day Low Saturday night 1014 Higl Sunday near 20 Iowa Mostly cloudy and con tinued quite cold through Sun day Snow southeast and ex treme south becoming heavy with 24 inch accumulation cx oc rengious eau AC H a in t cation to grade and high schoolsead to the entire stuclcnt body at for children whose parents rethe jYEAR AGO t r e in e southeast Saturday Snow over most of state Satur day night and Sunday Low Saturday night 815 north 1520 south Minnesota Fair continued cold GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 Saturday Maximum Friday 16 Minimum Friday Night 12 At 8 Saturday 12 Donald R Greenman Is Victim Auto Strikes Rear of Truck Donald Roy Greenman 63 923 th was killed Friday eve ning when his car struck the rear of a pickup truck one mile south of Kensett He was an employe of Plumb Supply Mason City The driver of the pickup Ar nold Hogan 35 Kensett was re ported in serious condition Sat urday by authorities at Park Hos pital They said he received a skull concussion and numerous fractured ribs Third Car A third car which was unable to stop and unable to pass be cause of oncoming traffic plunged into the ditch beside Greenmans car It was driven by Morris G Cooper 52 Kirk Apts He was un hurt Highway patrolman Verne Jackley who investigated the ac cident said the Greenman car Crash Near Nora Springs Injures Three Three Clear Lake residents were injured one seriously uav thor car catapulted off driven south passed Coop 18 early Saturday morning lit the Scurve near the buffalo farm at Nora Springs Merrill Weaver 35 Clear Lake received severe lacerations and was suffering from shock ac cording to attendants at Mercy Hospital They said his condition serious Held for Observation His wife Eunice was being held for observation after receiv ing lacerations and suffering from shock Her condition was de ers machine just south of Ken sett and was forced to pull back into the right lane quickly be j cause of oncoming traffic Right Turn The pickup truck had slowed to make a right turn onto a gravel road and the impact of the collision drove it about 100 feet forward and against the west side of the west ditch A load of lumber in the back of the truck came to rest on top of the Greenman auto which travelled about 100 feet forward in the right lane of traffic Greenman was born Oct 13 iquest it We want to dramatize this Maximum 2 Permission for chaplains to them know its coming Minimum down like a wet tent on work in hospitals and prisons 3 Establishment of a govern ment commission to arrange for the return of exiled priests and nuns to the Western territories which Poland took over from Germany after World War II 4 Recognition by the church that the state has a theoretical voice in church appointments It was understood though not writ ten in the agreement that the government promised not to veto appointments in the church FILLMORE DIES MIAMI Fillmore 75 famed marching band director and composer died here Friday night of pneumonia R F CLOUGH ternity and Delta Sigma Rho de bating fraternity He was also a past trustee of the First Congre gational Church He was a director of the Pio neer Federal Savings and Loans Association a member of the Cer ro Gordo County Bar Association the 12th Judicial District Bar As sociation the Iowa State Bar As sociation and the American Bar Association He was married to Ruth Elli son June 15 1916 at Tampico 111 Surviving are his wife son Ray E Clough Mason City at torney and daughter Mrs Rob ert Barbara Spargo Mason City and six grandchildren Funeral services will be held at 2 Monday at the First Congregational Church The Rev Robert L Stone will officiate Burial will be in Elmwood Cem etery The Major Funeral Home is jn charge SURPLUS CASH WASHINGTON the rec ord the United States ended the fiscal year last June 30 with a surplus of 27 0 Joyce said The board threatened to expel any students caught harassing the Negroes The board said it will funnel information to the FBI and Fed eral Judge Robert L concerning any prosegregation acts which could be considered in violation of his injunction CHURCH BURNS CAMBRIDGE Mass Wi A roaring fire which police believe may have been the work of an arsonist destroyed the stately 44 yearold St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church Saturday Jess Teeters Body Found Near Home HILLSBORO body of Jess Teeters about 65 was found by a search party Saturday morn ing just a short distance away from a farm home where he lived near here Teeters had boon missing since Thursday afternoon he took a shotgun and wont hunting His body was found alongside a fence and the shotgun was about 10 to 15 feet away ties said the shotgun had not been discharged They theorized he died of natural causes scribed as good David Young 30 Clear Lake also received I Ul I j minor cuts and bruises and at Peoria III He had lived j being held for observation His in Mason City since 1935 and had jconchtion described as a salesman for Plumb Sup Highway Patrolman Peter Co four years He svas a Tomutich who investigated of the First Methodist accident said the car went out ofjChurch Mason City and a mem control on the curve while of Benevolence Lodge 145 ing west He said the car and about 150 feet in the ditch on thej Surviving are his wife Carolyn south side of the road then stnick a crossroad and was thrown into the air Landed in Pasture two daughters Mrs Stuart Marybelle Ashton Owens and Mrs Cloris Betty Lou Focjcler Golden eight Tomaticff said the car cleared grandchildren two brothers Bur la woven wire fence three Greenman Ottumwa and or ex posure M W I it lit C L U I t lltCI high on the opposite side of thejHarrv Greenman Tacoma Park crossroad arid landed in a two sisters Miss Maude ture of the Sherman and MrsRobert Fal ilis Cashmere Wash Tomatich said the three were Funeral arrangements are in not found for at least an hour j complete The Major Funeral after the accident occurred They i Home is in charge finally were spotted near i light by a truck driver AS PART OF SATELLITE TEST Rocket Reaches MPH BULLETIN KILLED IN CRASH EL RENO Okla Mable FORT DODGE A major Himstreet 78 New firs described as one of Iowa died in a hospital here Prij worst in Fort Dodge in many WASHINGTON UP The first twt rocket of the U S earth satellite project roared 125 miles up over the Atlantic Ocean early Saturday at miles an hour A Defense Department spokes man said he believed the rocket flew faster than any ever had before The department announced the test rocket was launched CST from the De fense Department Air Force miuite testing center at Pat day night of injuries received in a traffic accident on an iceslick bridge Friday Air Force Base Cocoa ricfc Fla The rocket plunged into the Atlantic Ocean 180 miles from the launching base efter pro viding scientists with valuable information through a mini track radio transmitter The rocket carried telemeter ing equipment and tracking beacons similar to those planned for the first earth satel lite that will be launched dur ing the International Geophysi cal Year After 450 seconds of flight the instruments nose cone was separated from the rocket and allowed to descend independ ently telemetering information on the temperatures and pres sures it the De fense Department said The planned threestage rock et that will hurl the first arti ficial moon around the earth miles an hour is ex pected to be launched within the next year was burning fiercely Saturday afternoon in the Var sity theater and two other buildings all located just weft of the heart of the business dis trict DAYS TO SAME ;