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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 11, 1954, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited or tht MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NIIGHIORS VOL LXI Associated Press and United Pross Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 11 W4 MASON CITY STORES Open Saturday Night December 11 UnHi 9 Oclock This Taper Consists of Two No 54 Iowa Road Toll Nears AllTime Mark Starts Action to Free Airmen Secretary Will Lead NewEffort China Censured by Assembly By TOM HOGE UNITED NATIONS N Y Backed by an overwhelming man date from the U N Assembly Sec retary General Dag Hammari kjold began efforts Saturday to wi freedom for 11 American airme held by Red China as spies Hammarskjold quickly accepte the mission after the Assembl 475 a resolutio introduced b the Unite States and its 1 Korean allie condemn ing Peiping fo jailing the flier and demandin th e ir release The vote wa taken after tw days of bitte EastWest de Hammarskjold bate The onl opposing ballots were cast by thi fivenation Soviet bloc which fough the item every step of the way Yu goslavia and six ArabAsian states abstained apparently because o the clause condemning Peiping Now 475 The Assembly polloriginally stood at 455 but delegates fo CostaRica and El Salvador who got caught in a crosstown traffic jam and missed the ballot later persuaded Assembly President Eel co N Van Kleffens to record them as supporting the resolution Hammarskjold is known to con sider the task entrusted to him as one of the greatest challenges to face a secretary general since the Bid Made UNITED NATIONS Iff U N Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold reliably re ported Saturday to madt a bid to Red China for direct talks on tht 11 American flitrs held A diplomatic source said the secretary general had a communication to Peiping asking whtthtr tho Communists would bo willing to discuss tht cast was understood to have indicated ht would make himstlf for such talks if Peip ing would talk This it was un derstood included of trip to Ptiping if ntctssary U N began work eight years ago He told the Assembly I will do all in my power to serve the in Wrests of the A spokesman said later Hammar skjold was taking immediate steps to carry out the mandate U N observers said Hammar skjold could use several avenues to seek release of the airmen 1 Send a personal emissary to Peiping 2 Work through some neutral country such as his native Sweden Switzerland or India which served as principal mediator in the Ko rean armistice negotiations 3 Authorize the head of the U N office in Geneva Switzerland to make representations to the Red Chinese ambassador stationed there 4 try to persuade Russia to use her influence with Peiping to set aside the sentences levied against the airmen Scant Bitter Soviet resistance to the resolution and repeated claims by Russias Jacob Malik and his col leagues that the airmen were got their just deserts gave scant hope of any help from the Kremlin Most observers felt that East West heat generated by the debate would make immediate negotia tion with Peiping difficult Ham Vtankjold apparently had that in mind when he told the Assembly fee did not feel bound by the Dec ft specified in the resolu tion for Mm to report back to the WMid AP Wircpholo SHOWS HAND INJURY Leroy Chapman 29 Ogden Utah right shows Deputy Sheriff Art Cook North Platte the injured hand which contributed to a rare legal battle Chapman was released from prison to get treatment for the apparently was not told to come back Utah authorities found him in North Platte REVIOUSLY REPORTED Washington School Kinrierrarten of Social Holbrook Circle First Methodist Church tlcxander Friend Wilson Girl Scout Troop 8 Erdenberger lonr Denise Wilkinson Texas City Tex THE DAYS TOTAL TOTAL TO CASH STILL Spirit of Our Youth Heeded in Cheer Fund AYBE 3UR ADULTS NEED TO BE KE MINDEP how important this Christmas Cheer Fund is to the youngsters o f our community Perhaps tha t will serve to get this years un d e r t a king in pplied Christmas Spirit off dead enter and speed the progress oward our cash goal of Theres an interesting little story ack of the contribution listed n the last issue from Brownie roop of Jefferson School hat sum was the profit cleared n the sale by the tiny misses of irl Scout Calendars Turning it over that other chil ren in our community might be ssured of a Merry Christmas was le Brownies unanimous idea It as sacrificial giving In the list above is a contribu on from the Washington Kinder arten It was a attendance ward When asked what should e done with the prize one spokes man Paul MacGregor said Send it to the people who avent any Obviously all thats needed to usb that progress thermometer Rain Freezes on Highways Snow Seen DES MOINES UP Iowa Weather Bureau said Saturday a narrow band of light rain began moving slowly northward across the state during the night The State Highway Patrol mean time reported that lower tempera turesin north central and north eastern Iowa had caused the rain to freeze making highways ice overed and hazardous A similar situation developed in east centra Iowa from Grinnell to Davenport the patrol said in its 8 roac report But by noon however rising temperatures and the usual traffic broke up most of the thin layer of ice There was a wide range of tem peratures in Iowa during the night however and the Weather Bureau a n a 1 y sis indicated temperatures throughout most of Iowa would rise sufficiently during the day to permit ice on the roads to break up Lows during the night ranged from a relatively mild 36 at La moni in southern Iowa to 18 above at Mason City in the northern part of the state Backs Butlers Call Tired of Senator Tells GOP WASHINGTON WVSen Gore DTenn said Saturday he is tired of excusing some of President Eisenhowers actions on grounds o bad Gore said this in endorsing a call by Paul M Butler chairman elect of the Democratic National Committee for legitimate criti cism of Eisenhower but without Butler a South Bend lawyer picked in New Orleans las week to succeed Stephen A Mitchell as head of the Democratic com mittee told his first Washington Hoegh Visits GOP Leaders in Washington Cresco Girl Chosen SUIWesrlawn Queen IOWA CITY Con nolly 21 Cresco was voted 1954 ffestlawn queen Friday at the Uni ersity of Iowa Nursing students who live in Westlawn dormitory elect a queen each year Miss Connolly is a sen ornursing student and the daugh er of Mr and Mrs William Con nolly 10Minute Chat With President WASHINGTON WVGov elec Leo A Hoegh of Iowa who a ready has visited with Presiden Eisenhower Vice President Nixon and some cabinet officers Satur day called on members of Iowa congressional delegation in hi teamwork trip to the nation capital Hoegh had a 10minute chat with the President prior to Eisenhow ers departure Friday for Camp David Md The new Iowa chief ex ecutive who will take office Jan 13 said he and Mr Eisenhower re called the occasion when they firs met during World War II in Eiir ope in 1944 when Hoegh was with the 104th Division Fair Trip Hoegh said the President re called his late August visit to the Iowa State Fair and mentioned the fine livestock he reviewed jus prior to the speech he deliveret to the fair grandstand crowd The Iowa governor elect plained that the primary purpose of his trip to Washington was to ar range for close teamwork between the Iowa State government anc various federal offices and agen cies I want to feel free to get in touch when there is something oi special concern to Hoegh said Labor Problems Hoegh said he discussed farm and labor problems in general terms during chats with Secretary of Agriculture Benson and Secre tary of Labor Mitchell He also had brief visit with Attorney General The lowan had met all hree cabinet members previously The chat with Vice President Nixon Hoegh said was mostly about politics WILSON DEAD SUMMIT Cade Wilson 84 founderof the firm which publishes Popular Science and outdoor magazines is dead upward is that the Christmas Spirit if our youngsters shall become ontagious among the adults of iur community Either bring your gift to the GlobeGazette business office or mail it to Christmas Cheer Mason City ex news conference Friday I will never vilify the President as Sen McCarthy has this week but all the roars of Chairman Ha and other Republicans will not de ter me from calling attention t the failures of the Butler referred here to McCar thys statement earlier this wee in which he accused Eisenhowe of displaying a shrinking show o weakness in dealing with Com munist China Raps Retort He also referred to GOP Nationa Chairman Leonard W Halls retor last Monday to a Butler remar that Eisenhower had shown a lac of capacity to lead Hall said tha Butlers criticism meant the Dem ocrats had thrown in the ash can their pledge to cooperate with the President Friday after of But ers latest statement on Eisen hower Hall said the American people wont think much of his judgment in these attacks on the Gore saidin an interview he con curs fully in the course charted by Butler Most of us criticize the action and the record of the President o the United States with reluctance Gore said but our system of gov ernment will fail unless those hold ing office are held responsible for the actions of their administration I for one have reached the point where I am tired of excusing some of the Presidents actions oi the ground that he has receivet bad advice He himself must be held responsible for what his ad ministration Sttertd Clear Some Democratic candidates in this years political campaign steered clear of direct criticism oi he President but Butler said he jelieves Democratic congressional eaders agree with him the time has come to scrutinize to chal engc to debate presidential de cisions I am happy to say that Demo ratic spokesmen have consistently reated the President with courtesy nd Butler said in statement he read Mr Eisen ower would be a happier man if e were treated as well by his own Butler told his news conference e will never question Eisenhow rs loyally or i AP Wireptioto LINING UP of the Eastern and Western blocs met outside the General Assembly auditorium both before and after the Red China censure vote Friday The top photo shows the Western diplomats Henry Cabot Lodge of the and Anthony Nutting Peter Ramsbotham and Eichard Sykes all of Great Brit ain Below Eastern representatives An unidenti fied secretary Stanislaw Skrzeszewski of Poland Russias Jacob Malik and Arjtady Sobolev and Maria Wierna also of Poland Governors Conference Ask Increased Aid to Public Schools DES MOINES increase in state financial aid to school is one of a series of recommendations adopted as the Governors Con ference on Education closed here Friday afternoon after two days o discussions The Iowa recommendations will be among those presented to White House Conference on Education in Washington D next year Approximately 250 delegates representing more than 70 organiza tions approved the recommendations which were developed by eigh groups which made u Capital Auto Dealer Included in Estate CHICAGO 11 Belts es Moines auto dealer has been amcd one of six heirs to an estate alued at 2 million dollars William Betts 79 retired vice resident of the Continental Insur nee and Casualty left an es ate valued at that amount his ill filed in probate court here bowed Friday The Des Moine man is a nephew of the elder Belts vho died Dec 5 SAM RHT ta t DEICING was a common scene throughout Mason Cfty Saturday when windshields iced up after a freezing rain Here T H Mathre 843 llth N de ices his car windows before driving downtown the parley Among suggestions approva were recommendations for Material increases in state finan cial aid to schools in order tha the property tax which now pro vides more than 85 per cent o the support of Iowas publi schools will less import Slate aid programs designed U encourage school reorganization Full collection of the state in come tax and an increase in stat sales tax to provide more stale Minimum Training Bachelors degrees as the mini mum training for teaching in low by I960 An annual salary of for the beginning teacher with a bach clors degree Basing teacher salaries on train ing and experience rather than on grade level of the teaching assign Superintendents of school sys tems at all levels to hold an degree with training in school ad ministration to have experience as r classroom teacher and at least our years in some administrative or supervisory capacity in a school unit not smaller than 500 students Reorganization of many school districts to provide the best pos siblc school buildings Bond Issues A simple majority vote rather than a fiO per cent vote to carry school building bond issues The appropriation of adequate funds by 1955 Legislature to establish television facilities at Iowa State Teachers College to expand such facilities at the State University of Iowa and to provide for the interconnection of these programming studios with the states present television facility WOITV at Iowa State College as the next logical step in a long range program leading to state wide educational television to allow junior col leges to derive tax support from the geographical areas they serve Total This Year Now Stands 608 1951 Record Was 625 The Associated Press Iowas 1954 motor vehicle death oil rose to 608 17 below the alUtime high of 625 killed n five new fatalitiei were recorded overnight Latest victim was Dale Braden 36 Webster City who died early Saturday at a Waterloo hospital of injuries suffered Friday after noon when the truck he was driv ing for a meat packing firm col lided with a Kock Island switch engine in Waterloo The truck rolled over at least once before landing upright in the yard of a residence The impact hurled Braden through the wind shield Othtr Victims The other four victims included a discharged serviceman who was only five miles away from a sur prise reunion with his parents The four were Donald S White 21 Dallas Cen who was discharged Tuesday after serving four the Air Barry Cirptnttr an 11yearold Spencer paper boy Ray E 43 Des Moinei electrician Jimti Rohrbaugh 25 Story City White son of Mr and Mrs Stan ley White was killedwhen his car and a Colonial Baking Co truck sidcswiped on a curve on Highway 169 a mile north of Adel Dallas County Sheriff Evan Bur ger said part of the1 trucks iron trim pierced the door of the car and entered Whites abdomen Delivering The Carpenter of Mr and Mrs Paul Carpenter was injured fatally while delivering newspapers on a bicycle He was struck by a car after his bike skid ded and he fell in the street Russell was killed Friday night when his car struck an embank ment on a county road T inter section near Des Moines Rohrbaugh was killed in a two car collision near Gilbert in Story County Two occupants of the other car were taken to an Ames hos pital This years toll approached tha alltime black mark only four days before the nationwide Safe Driv ng Day Wednesday President Eisenhower set the day aside as a special effort for all Americans o go through a 24hour period without an accident or fatality Ike Names Dodge as Special Assistant WASHINGTON Sisenhower Saturday named Jo cph M Dodge Detroit banker and ormer federal budget director as iis special assistant on foreign eco lomic policies About The Weather Mason City Clearing cold owa Occasional snow or sleet colder Minntsota Snow flurries Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Satur day Maximum Minimum At 8 Prec YEAR AGO Maximum 35 Minimum 29 19 29 05 27 ;