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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 27, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H i NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBOR S VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wives Seven Cents copy MASON CtTY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 27 1957 The World Around Us Cairo Ranks as a Truly Great City Number 87 EDITORS This Js of a series of daily reports by our editor on a trip by air around the world How people live and how they feel toward America are more em phasized fay Mr Hall than scenic features By W EARL HALL E g y p Once more were in a city of two million actually Im told that looks as if it had that many peo ple Ive seen it by day and Ive seen it by night Ive seen it by land and Ive seen it from the air Im ready to classify Cairo among the worlds truly great cities When folks talked about a like population in Djakarta Saigon and Calcutta I was disposed to look just a bit askance e folks must be piled up on each other I reasoned But not so with Cairo Its phys ical plant ap pears ample for the number W EARL HALL claimed Although its set down in the very center of the worlds ear liest recorded civilization Cairo has an amazing proportion of ul tra modern construction Thi is true of its towering apartmei buildings and its true of th business buildings which cas their long shadows across th lifegiving Nile a stream almos synonymous with Egypt Broad Streets Streets are broad Ma n y o them have flowering park area in the center More than a Egyptians out of the past hav been memorialized with statue in the intersection circles whic are a part of the Cairo stree system Theres a reminder o Washington Paris and London The natives are darkcomplex ioned obviously of the same gen eral racial stock weve been see ing for the past fortnight as w moved from country to country in what is referred to as the Mid die East A maroon fez is stand ard equipment for men Many o them combine our kind of dres coats with those unbelievabl baggy trousers associated with the Moslem faith This Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection No 129 GOES TO JAIL FOR PAL Robert Jean Baker 16 left using the friend Jerry H Scott 16 right pleaded guilty to a speedingcharge against Scott He told the judge he would serve out the threeday jail term in lieu of fine Last night a detective recognized Baker The real Jerry Scott was brought into court Judge Harry Grund ordered Scott to jail and Baker turned over to authorities in the juvenile division in 3 States Called to Curb Milk Strike Riots Women are about halfandhalf as between the European style of garb and the black robe with head covering of the same ma terial This latter dress is also prescribed by the church There is however no covering of face or eyes as in other North African Mohammedan lands Retractable Sails Decrepit little street cars rat tie down narrowgauge tracks two at a time Large buses anc taxis however are the more im portant mode of mass transport Ships with retractable sails en abling them to pass under two enormous bridges shuttle up and down the Nile A few rather siz able vessels lie at anchor within sight of our hotel One of the largest building projects currently under way is Hilton Hotel In size and ele gance it will rival the Hilton es tablishment in Istanbul which will be our home during an al too brief stay in that renownec gate city between East and West Rioting in Cairo But another hotel hers is oi greater personal interest to me It contains reminder of a mem orable incident that occurred al most exactly five years ago My plan to visit Cairo as part of a little factfinding mission had to be summarily dropped as I was about to board a plane at An kara Turkey There had been rioting in Shepherds burned Cairo the famous Hotel had been Well that famous hostelry has been rebuilt but on a new site This time its right on the banks of the Nile Its formal opening is being held this very day I had only to cross the street from my Semiramis Hotel this morning to be one of the first on hand for the auspicious occasion Im five years I made it Omaha Man Pleads Innocent to Bigamy OMAHA J Collins 26 accused of having wives in Omaha and Stanhope Iowa pleaded innocent to a bigamy charge here Tuesday He waived preliminary hearing and was bound over to District Court under bond NEW YORK troopers patrolled highways Wednesday in sections of New York New Jer sey and Pennsylvania to curb fur ther violence in a milk price strike now in its third day Reinforced state police detach ments vere ordered out as the strike grew in momentum The strike thus far has been marked by sporadic outbreaks of gunfire dynamiting truck stoppages picketing fist fights and milk con tamination Milk Dumped There have been no serious in juries but several men have been arrested A thousand tons of milk have been spilled on the ground or oth erwise destroyed as a small group of dairy farmers pressed demands for a higher price for raw milk Only an estimated of the tristate areas dairymen supplying the New York City met ropolitan milkshed are said to be involved The strikers are mem bers of the TriState Master Dairy Guild The milk marketing administra tion said that about 10 per cent of the metropolitan areas milk supply was withheld Tuesday It caused no hardship to housewives Predict Bigger Strike The Rev John W Dorney exe cutive secretary of the guild pre dicted that the strike would widen with some dairymen par ticipating by Saturday His clairr was disputed by leaders of othe dairymens organizations The guild is demanding pay ment of per hundredweigh of milk or about cents quart Dorney a Congregationa minister said the new price woidi barely cover the cost of produc tion The present price per hun dredweight is or about 9 cents a quart Milk retails in New York Citj for about 24 or 25 cents a quart Processing and distribution cost account for the difference dealer said Poker Raid at A V S C Cerro Gordo County deputy sheriffs found two tables of poker in an early morning gambling raid Wednesday at the All Vet erans Social Center Clear Lake County Attorney William Pap pas said a charge of keeping a gambling house would be filec against the Clear Lake VFW 31ub which had leased the build ng for the night A preliminary tearing is scheduled for Thurs day morning Sheriff Gerald Allen said the id was formed after a tele phoned complaint shortly aftei midnight A search warrant was ssued by Justice of the Peace Frederick B Shaffer Allen said a total of was seized from the tables According o deputies there was no evidence of slot machines dice or other ambling devices at the scene 2 More Drill Instructors Convicted PARRIS ISLAND ffiSep rate courts martial have con victed two seregants of improper reatment of recruits at this Ma ine Corps basic training post Staff Sgt William E Rich of ianton was convicted Tues ay on charges brought by Pvt Kenneth Allen Benjamin of New fork City Rich 23 who denied on the wit ess stand all charges of mal reating recruits was found guil y of assault consummated by battery and was sentenced to fine and reduction in rank o sergeant He was adjudged in ocent of other charges Newsmen learned later that a econd maltreatment case had een held apparently simuHane usly with the Rich trial and Sgt linton L Jones convicted and entenced to 30 days confinement roke to private first class and ned Jones is from Pensa ola The public information office aid Wednesday that Jones was onvicted of striking Pvt James oper of Watertown in vio ation of a standing order not to rike recruits Ask Lake District Enlarged Petitions for the addition about 38 sections to the Cleai Lake Community School District were filed Wednesday with M C Martin county superintendent of schools The petitions were filed by Frank R Baker Lake Township farmer He gave a sworn state ment that there were names attached to the petition from the qualified electors involved The hearing before the county school board will be held March 12 at 8 in the District Court room Martin said At that time the board will consider objections to be included in or left out of the proposed district Must Write Objections The objections must be filed in writing by 12 noon of the day of the hearing at the superintendents office The board may approve or Deject each objection or may re iect the entire reorganization pro ceeding If action on the objec ions changes the proposed boun daries the board must hold an other hearing at a later date The territory which is proposed 0 be added to the Clear Lake dis trict includes all of Lake Town ship except the half section in he northeast corner and 3 sec tions in the southeast corner It ncludes some eight sections of Mount Vernon Township and about sections along the east edge of Union Township Near Mason City The proposed reorganization voutd bring the Clear Lake school district within one mile of the vest city limits of Mason City The territory involved now is served by Clear Lake school Avert Auto Plant Strike DETROIT Wi Company and union negotiators reached agree ment early Wednesday on settle ment of grievances which threat ened to halt assembly operation and idle Chrysler plants employes at Detroit area A joint statement said all issues involving some members of UAW Local 3 at Chryslers Dodge Main plant were resolved Terms of the settlement were lot disclosed It must be ratified jy the membership At issue in the strike threat were a list oi grievances includ ing union charges of a speedup of production standards The com pany denied the speedup charge rAll About The Weather buses Objections to be included or left out may be filed either by persons iving in the proposed district or jy persons owning property there must be held Voters include only those living within the proposed district Absentee landlords may not vote THE LORDS CORN ROBINSON 111 plot of ground designated as Lords Acres yielded a corn crop averaging more than 60 bushels to the acre to a church group Mason City Partly cloudy through Thursday chance of occasional showers on Wednes day night Low Wednesday night 2527 High Thursday 4044 Iowa Partly cloudy through Thursday Chance of occasional light rain or freezing rain ex treme north Wednesday night Colder northwest Thursday Low Wednesday night 25 north east 35 southwest Minnesota CJoudy and consider ably warmer with light snow northeast light snow or sleet changing to light freezing rain central and southeast and very light freezing rain over extreme west GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 35 Minimum Tuesday night 15 At 8 Wednesday 19 YEAR AGOt 28 Minimum i k e I E OK on Comorom Russell Claims Support Asking Changed MidEast Flan WASHINGTON Ufi Sen Rus sell DGa claimed substantial support Wednesday for an amendment that would remove economic aid provisions from President Eisenhowers Middle East resolution Russell chairman of the Sen ate Armed Services Committee took the lead in a move to lirni the resolution to a statement the United States is prepared to use military forces if necessary to help Middle East nations resis open Communist aggression His amendment would strike out Houseapproved authority foi Eisenhower to spend up to million for military and economic assistance in the area It was called up in the Senate for de bate just before recess late Tues day Russell said military assist ance could start an arms race that could very easily lead to wai in an area where there are al ready so many strong animosi Senate Democratic and Repub lican leaders regard the Russel proposal as possibly a crucia test for the Eisenhower resolu tion It is cosponsored by Sena tors Byrd DVa and Stenni 7th Turncoat Leaves China HONG KONG youngest American turncoat of the Korean War left Red China Wednesday saying he quit the Communist mainland in disgust over the wanton killing by Russia in Samuel David Hawkins now 23 declared he had made it plain the Red Chinese authorities wanted to leave because of he Soviet Unions action in put ing down the Hungarian rebel ion last fall The Oklahoma City south told reporters the Chinese did not try to stop him Hawkins is the seventh to come home of 21 U S soldiers who vere captured during the Korean ighting and chose to remain with he Communists One died hina and 13 are still there in Grimes Youth 16 Dies After Crash of Motorcycle Car JOHNSTON UPKWilliam K Cas ady 16 Grimes was injured fa ally late Tuesday when he was atapulted from his motorcycle nto the path of a car on Highway 4 about one mile west of here Highway Patrolman Marvin Linden said Robert A leyer about 25 Sioux City was riving on a narrow bridge and iree other cars were halted at he other end waiting for him to ass The officer jaid young Casady pproached at a high speed and ttempted to stop behind the three cars Instead the mo rcycle slid into the wrong lane irowing Casady into the path of Beyers car IN BRIBE PLOT CHARGE State Rep James E Cox of Con roe was charged Tuesday with consenting to accept a bribe Dr Howard Harmon San Antonio said Cox offered to withdraw a legislative proposal against naturopathic practice for Dr Harmon is presi dent of the Texas Naturopathic Physicians Assn Struble Man Is Fined on Tax Charge DES MOINES F Groetken 70 of Struble Plym outh County was fined and placed on two years proba tion after pleading guilty to charges of willful failure to file federal income tax returns foi 1953 and 1954 His attorney said an unexplain able personality1 trait was the reason for the county elevator operators actions U S Dist Ally Roy L Steph enson said investigation showed Groetkin had a net income of and owed in taxes or 1953 and a net income of in 1954 with a tax of 160 Stephenson told Judge Albert L Beeves that Groetkin admitted ie was aware of the law requir ng him to file for those years CLERK COLLAPSES DES MOINES Clerk A C Gustafson 75 collapsed Wednesday at his desk in the Mouse of Representatives and was taken to Iowa Methodist Hospital Bill Filed for Capitol Revamping DES MOINES IttIowas State Capitol may get a facelifting in a few years A House committee Tuesday recommended passage of a bill to set up a Capitol Improvements Commission It would include three House members three senators and three persons named by the gov ernor To Suggest Repairs The commission would inspect the Statehouse and make recom mendations for repairs and im provements to the 1959 Legisla ture Another measure sponsored b the House Fish and Game Com mittee would make the penalty fo stealing a boat one year in prison or six months in jail or a fine o up to Judiciary Committee No 1 rec ommended passage of a Hous bill to give the state an estimatec severai million dollars in un claimed bank accounts and othe assets unclaimed for more than the statutory seven years Ease Restriction The House Cities and Town Committee agreed to present L bill permitting city councilmen who are merchants to make sale to the municipality under certain circumstances The Railways Committee of th House voted indefinite postpone ment to require a railroad t obtain permission of the Stat Commerce Commission b e f o r abandoning or moving any shoj or terminal Liquor Bill Is Dropped DES MOINES WJ The low Senate Judiciary Committee No 2 has decided not to introduce a Hquorbythedrink bill it has been discussing for a week Sen Jack Miller RSioux City who helped draft the bill said h lad no intention of introducin it as a personal bill This is th last day individual bills may be introduced in the Senate Then is no limil on offering committe bills Paid in Tax Settlement DES MOINES of the estate of Joseph Rosman Harlan Tuesday paid to settle income and inheritance taxes claimed by the government The suit against Raymond C and Leonard Rosman as individ uals and executors began in Fed eral District Court in September 1955 The settlement was ap proved by Judge Albert L Reeves BOYS BODY FOUND IN CARTON Philadelphia Homicide Capt David H Roberts checks a cardboard carton which held the body of a badlybeaten little boy in a field in Philadelphias northeastern section Tues day Police were checking the possibility the boy may have been Steven Craig Damman kidnaped from out side a supermarket in LongIsland N in 3955 The MiSFieW at t MidEast Debate Halted U S Seeking CoSponsors FKOM OUR WIRE SERVICES UNITED NATIONS N Y The United States Wednesday de layed submission of its new Mid dle East compromise plan while efforts are made to win the port of Israel and Egypt Chief Delegate Henry Cab ot Lodge presented the proposed resolution to Egyptian Foreign Minister Mahmoud Fawzi as Is raeli Foreign Minister Gold Meir discussed the problem with Secre tary or State Dulles in Washing ton Needs Instructions Informed quarters said the resolution might be held up until Fawzi had an opportunity to get instructions from Cairo A session of the 80nation Gen eral Assembly was scheduled Wednesday afternoon but the delegates were reluctant to speak before the new plan was put be fore them This might force a further cancellation The Proposal was under stood to include a provision placing the Gaza Strip under tem porary administration and for declaring the Gulf of Aqaba open to ships of all nations Observers predicted such a plan would run into bitter opposi tion from the Arab states which had been counting on American support for their sanctions de mand Seeks Cosponsors Lodge was withholding public cation and introduction of tha measure to theGeneral Assembly pending negotiations to line up cosponsors U S sources said India Brazil and Colombia were prepared to cosponsor the draft which would follow the general lines of a four point program offered the assem bly Tuesday by Canadian Exteiv nal Affairs Minister Lester B Pearson The resolution breaks an Amer ican silence on the Middle East that has lasted since last Wednes day when President Eisenhower said the United Nations should exert pressure on Israel if it refused to pull its troops out of he Gaza Strip and Aqaba Gulf area Canadas Pearson was said to have withheld sponsorship of the resolution until he saw it in final orm Would Create Commissioner Pearson who offered no reso ution of his own suggested these loints to the assembly for slov ng the Middle East deadlock A firm pledge by Israel and Sgypt scrupulously to observe 11 terms of their 1949 armistice greement including a gainst any form of aggression f belligerent acts Deployment of the Emer ency Force on both sides of the rmistice demarcation line to as ist in preventing raids by either Igypt or Israel Dispatch of UNEF to the Gulf f Aqaba to provide a guarantee gainst interference with inno ent passage for Israelibound hipping of the exercise of hel gerent rights in the waterway Withdrawal of Israeli military nd civilian administration from ie Gaza which nei icr Israel nor Egypt has sov i t h UNEF taking over and SecretaryGeneral Dag Hammarskjold appointing a commissioner to remain in the Gaza Area 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