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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 3, 1957, Mason City, Iowa i f North Iowas Daily Newspaper forth MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT M A K I S ALL NORTH I O W A N S NIICHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXHI Associated and United Press Full Lease Wirec Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 3 tight Alpinists Snatched From Mountain Slope This Consists of Two SectionsSection Oaa No 71 The World Around Us Fabulous Bali Is Just That Number 40 By W EARL HALL JAENPASAR have to see this place to believe and even then you cant Its fab ulous beyond belief in a number CHAMONIX France un Dar ing helicopter pilots Thursday snatched eight marooned alpinists from the snowswept slopes of Mt Blanc but gave up hope for two more frostbitten climbers ma rooned on Europes highest peak for 12 days The rescue pilots had hoped to hover above the Jean Vincendon 23 and Belgian Francois Henry lower men down to put them in baskets hanging from the aircraft but this proved impossible Both may already have died Suffering from extreme frostbite of ways Im still blinking mj eyes at some o the tilings I saw a 150mile trip around the island today in an automobile Its an admix ture of the an cient the present with deal more W EARL HALL that a grea o ancien past than of the modern era In this Im thinking of the hundreds of rice farmers I saw wallowing around in their paddies behind a wooden plow and a team of water buffalo or oxen in the same man ner known to India and China a thousand years before Christ Strange Religion Literally a thousand times saw impressive manifestations of a strange dates back a thousand years or so in this tiny island which rated as a kingdom until 10 years ago Temples for the ancestral worship number more if you count those in the rice fields used principally at the start of a harvest and the shrines maintained in many li Early climbed a tortuous road to a feet ele vation There stands a 250year old temple on the site of one erected a thousand years before Christ It covers as many as 10 aside for the three principal gods at the center of the Balinese re ligion Ultimate Passport At the base of one of the trin ity of heroic statues were the re mains of freshly placed offerings presented to placate the spirit of the donors ancestors and keep them from returning to haunt and plague the living Cremation is the ultimate passport to heaven for these deceased progenitors but cremation is a costly process Sometimes it must be deferred for a generation or All of this is in combination with a Caste system containing four classifications Brahma Kesatria Wasia and Sudera But there isnt any segregation among them They live peacefully side by side Our guide was a Brah man our driver a The only difference I could notice be tween them was that the Brah man could speak English the driver couldnt Few Balinese speak English Indonesian is their tongue Polygamy Practiced Polygamy is practiced here still legal and The last king about 75 has just taken to him self a tenth wife age 19 Not many Balinese af ford that many Most are con tent with one President Sukarno has two Marriage come about in two kidnaping and by par ental arrangement The former is preferred by both the contract ing parties and by the parents It saves time and expense Cousins marry cousins in large numbers Contrary to common belief there is a pronounced unaware ness of sex among the Balinese Youngsters go naked until around age 10 women of the poorer classes travel about naked above the waist In both cases economic considerations and the climate ex plain the phenomenon Incident ally the sarongs worn by men are more pretentious than those worn by women But here is one significant key to the Balinese character Our room looking out on one of Denpasars principal downtown streets is without a key Such is the hotel manapements trust in Bmlinese integrity they were bundled in sleeping in the wreck of a helicopter uaga in me wrecK or a neiicopter which crashed earlier trying to save them Bad Weather The two young men had set out two days before Christmas to scale Mt Blanc despite adverse weather forecasts Two light helicopters succeeded in making shuttle landings at the level where the eight men were huddled in a climbers shelter But there was no landing spot near Vincendon and Henry several hundred yards away The eight men had been trapped on the mountain in ear lier rescue attempts four when their helicopter crashed near the two climbers The other four had parachuted to the site Unable to move the helpless pair far because of the hazard ous weather conditions the wouldbe rescuers bundled them into sleeping bags in the wreck age made the perilous climb to the shelter Rescue Flights The rescue flights got under way at dawn with the first favor able helicopter flying weather in wo weeks The harried pilots had he eight men down in three hours A final try at rescuing Vincen don and Henry was made by French helicopter pilot Jean Bou let who holds the worlds heli copter altitude record and Com mandant Le Gall director of the rescue operations On their last flight violent wind currents and a thick storm of powdered snow blown up by the lelicopter rotors prevented the the trap ped pair All the rescued men were hos pitalized suffering from various N N COLD Niagara Falls rolls on and on with only a few visitors to observe the grandeur of its winter dress of ice and snow This view was taken AP Wircphoto irom the recently rebuilt observation area of Goat Is land It looks across Luna Island the American Falls to Prospect Point and the Rainbow Bridge upper FROM OUR WIRE SERVICKS WASHINGTON President senhowor will go before a joint Lausche Burns Fatal to Balltown Man Girl DUBUQUE Iff One of three children who were carried from their burning home in Balltown by their father who was fatally aurned died at a hospital here Thursday She was Frances Curiel 15 one of six children of Mr and Mrs Frlnk Curiel The father who dashed through the flames three imes Wednesday night to carry Frances her sister Linda 5 and brother Steven 3 to safety died earlier Thursday Hospital attendants listed the condition of Linda and Steven as Balltown is a small community located 15 miles northwest of here Curiels wife and three other children escaped with less serious njuries and were released after treatment at a hospital Authorities said members of the aaiu uicmueis ui Uie degrees of frostbite Some were family were watching television n serious rnnriirmn i Family of 5 Dies in Missouri Biaze MARSHALL Mo UP y of five perished Thursday when lames razed a fourroom house ive miles northeast of Marshall Deputy Sheriff Henry Hoff iden tified the dead as Orvell Swisher 37 his wife Edith 34 and three children Larry 3 Linda Jean 9 and Orvell Wayne 5 Hoff said the victims apparently suffocated from smoke as al were in their beds An overheated stove was believed to be the ause of the fire Border Guards Shoof Hungarian Woman VIENNA Hungarian andcreases when an oil burner exploded in their living room about 10 Wednesday The three children were trapped and Curiel made three trips through the flames carrying them out one by one The Curiels lost all their pos sessions in the fire which leveled the house Newsprint Costs to Jump Again NEW YORK prices already at a record high level appeared headed for a new NEW STATE OFFICERS Norman ErbT Boone and Ray Thompson Newton Iowas newest Re publican state officials meet in Des Moines where both took oaths of office Wednesday Erbe is the new state attorney general while Thompson takes a place on the Commerce Commission Demos Control of Both Houses Is Assured WASHINGTON clinched control of the Senate Thursday 4947 with the support of Sen Frank J Lausche D This gives them control of both branches Lausches decision to stick with his party ended a shortlived renewal of Republican hopes that they might be able to seize con trol of the Senate from the Dem ocrats despite the letters numer ical majority in the election The test came on the election a Senate president pro tern official who presides in the absence of the vice president Hayden Named The Democrats put up veteran Sen Carl Hayden of Arizona as a replacement for the retired Sen Walter George of Georgia The Republicans then sought to sub Loveless Names 20Man Honorary Military Staff peak Uissian border guards opened fire Wednesday night on a group af refugees near the Austrian rentier and killed one of them police said Thursday The refugees finally were able o cross the border near the Au trian village of Andau carrying vith them the body of a 50year jld woman shot to death almost vithin reach of freedom police reported A price increase of a ton was announced Wednesday by the Abi tibi Power Paper Co in Toronto Ont Several others pa per producers indicated they been considering price in The increase if it be comes general would be at least the 14th since 1933 In 1933 newsprint cost a ton Abitibis increase would bring its price to about a ton The Weather Mason City Clearing and colderj SAME Thursday night low 1316 death in Friday high 2932 2 Iowa Mostly cloudy Thursday night with occasional snow flur ries spreading across state be fore clearing Friday Turning colder Low Thursday night 15 20 northwest 2025 southeast Minnfmota Cloudy scattered snow flurries and colder GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Thursday Maximum Wednesday 30 Minimum Wednesday night 21 At 8 Thursday 30 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 32 17 NAMED COLONEL Park Rinard Mason City building contractor has been named an honorary colonel by Govelect Herschel Loveless A member of the R and R Construction Rinard was active in Love less campaign for governor in Cerro Gordo County He has not previously been active in politics and holds no Democra tic party office DES MOINES Herschel Loveless Thursday re turned to tradition and named a 20 member honorary military staff for Iowa Loveless had all men on the staff returning to the regular alignment which was in effect un til broken by Gov Leo A Hoegh during his term Hoeghs honor ary staff which swelled to 100 by the end of the term included eight women Chief of Loveless staff will be Maj Gen Fred C Tandy Iowa Adjutant General while Co Don ald B Johnson assistant adjutant general was picked as Tandys honorary assistant also Most prominent among the men named were two unsuccessful Democratic candidates for lieuten ant governor State Sen George OMalley DDes Moines and Maurice E Rawlings Sicux City Others picked by Loveless in cluded Otha D Wearin Hastings a for mer congressman Edward Breen Fort Dodge Henry Carter Burlington Walter Guenther mayor of Fort Madison Jake Snodgrass Waterloo Clemens Smith New Hampton Walter T New Cold Front to Follow Warming Trend Over Iowa Snow sleet and freezing rainithe state as a warming trend were falling over parts of eastern moved into the state Snow flur Jones Creston mons Dubuque William Tim Cecil Malone lowa Thursday but the Weather Bureau said rising temperatures would prevent heavy ice forming on the highways from The freezing rain was expected to continue intermittently icing was light but The forecast called for temper atures in the 30s and 40s over ries also areas The Weather Bureau said the warming trend last long however Another wave of chilly air was expected to cover the state by Friday night High tem peratures generally below freez ing were forecast for Friday Atlantic Kenneth Madigan Coun cil Bluffs Gene Condon Water loo Regis A Harrington Oel wein John Cotton Brown Mount Ver non Donald R Bianco Cedar Rapids Jake B Mincks Ot tumwa Dr Norman S Bookin Ottumwa and Edward J Strie gel Davenport All of these members were cho coloncls while Ottumwa captains rating SHOCKS FELT TOKYO UP Tokyo was area trembled stitute the name of Sen Styles Bridges New Hampshire Lausche when his name was called voted against Bridges When the roll call was com pleted on that maneuver the Re publicans dropped the fight They joined in electing Hayden by ac clamation The question of whether the Democrats might run into trou m their efforts to in some doubt organize until ble hung Lausches name was reached on the rollcall A stillness settled over the chamber when Lausches name was called since he had refused to say in advance how he would vote There was a round of ap plause from the Democrats when he voted against Bridges Then Sen Matthew Neely of West Virginia just out of a hos pital bed was brought into the chamber in a wheel chair to cast his vote with fellow Democrats There was another round of ap plause as Neelys vote nailed the Democratic victory Floor Leader The Republicans re elected Knowland as their floor leader and elevated Sen Saltonstall of Massachusetts to chairman of the Republican conference Sen Dirk sen of Illinois was made party Red Arms Talk Plan Rejected by Eisenhower WASHINGTON ffi President Eisenhower has told the Rus sians the United States will make further proposals on disarra menl at the United Nations But he has rejected for the present at least a Soviet proposal for fivepower talks on the problem The White House Wednesday night made public Eisenhowers reply to a Nov 17 message from Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin Ike Readies MiddleEast Policy Plea that message Bulganin had iuggested that leaders of the United States Russia Franee and India sit down to gether to seek ways to bring about disarment In Moscow the Embassy aid Thursday that Eisenhowers was delivered to the Soviet Foreign Office Wednesday The British and French embassies de ivered similar replies All agreed that further disarmament propos als should be taken up in session at CST Saturday to outline the Ei senhower doctrine for blocking Soviet aggression in the Middle East Time of the Presidents speech was officially fixed when the House unanimously adopted a res olution sponsored by Democratic Leader John W McCormack Mass providing for the joint session with the Senate The House then agreed to adjourn un til Saturday after the close of Thursdays business Eisenhower is expected to ask Congress for standby authority to use U S troops it necessary to defend the oilrich Middle East from Communist seizure May Vote Approval Advance indications were that the Democratic controlled Con gress would talk inquire and even complain at the need but that in the end members would voteover whelmingly to give the President what he wants Secretary ot State John Foster Dulles told congressional lead ers Wednesday the situation in that area is highly dangerous and the Soviet Union may well move to expand its own influ ence there Tentative Form The r e s o 1 u tio n Eisenhow er seeks as outlined in tentative form by Dulles would Authorize the President to un dertake programs of military and economic cooperation with free nations in the general area the Middle East in order strengthen and defend the in dependence of those Authorize the spending of 400 million dollars in economic aid to the Middle East over a period of two years beginning next July l Storm Lake Couple Die of Asphyxiation HALLTOWN Mo UP An elderly couple from Storm Lake Iowa Mr and Mrs Linus John son both about 65 died of ac cidental suffocation in a hotel iiere Wednesday Lawrence County authorities said the couple was enroute from Iowa to Florida on vacation Their bodies were found by the hotel manager after they failed Lo appear for breakfast Author ities blamed faulty heating for allowing gas fumes into the room In his reply Eisenhower wel comed Bulganins apparent wil ingness to consider even a lim ited form of the aerial inspection which this country has been urg ing since Eisenhower first pro posed it at the 1955 Geneva Sum mit Conference Previously the Russians had opposed any such plan Slander Campaign But Eisenhower shot back at what he referred to as the Soviet attempt to dismiss as a slander ous campaign the worlds indig nant reaction to Soviet armed ac tions against the people of Hun On both the disarmament and Hungarian matters Eisenhower challenged the Russians to work through the United Nations Hetold Buiganin that in his bs ief deliberations within the framework of the United Nations seem most likely to produce a step forward in the highly compli cated matter of In this connection Eisenhower said the United States will make further proposals on the sub ject at the U N He did not say what those proposals would be Eisenhower did not foreclose possible big power conference on disarmament at some future date saying I could agree to a meet ing whenever circumstances would make it seem likely to ac complish a significant Aerial Inspection The President wrote Bulgania that he takes hope from your apparent willingness to consider arcial inspection as a positive fac tor in the problem of arma This was a reference to a Russian statement issued along with the Nov 17 Bulganin letter in which the Soviet leader broached the idea of creating an aerial inspection buffer zone ex tending 500 miles on either side of the iron curtain However Eisenhower said that much to my regret the Russian statement does not signify wil lingness to seek agreement on basic element of my Geneva pro posal of averting surprise attack through aerial inspection of the centers of our military All along the United States has taken the position that a disarma ment agreement would be worth less unless it was buttressed with a foolproof inspection system de signed to prevent cheating In with this basic position Eisen hower in 1955 suggested that United Slates and Russia ex change military blueprints and agree to permit unhampered aer ial inspection of military lations Democratic senator again chose Sen Lyndon Johnson of Texas as floor leader and picked Sen Mansfield of Montana as In the Senate Vice Persident Nixon called the session to order The Rev Frederick Brown Har lis the chaplain prayed that God save those who here serve the nations cause from all compro mise which crucifies principle and from all shoddy workmanship which betrays the possible best and from cowardly expediency which is treason to the highest In the House Ralph Roherts of Indiana clerk in the 84th Con gress and clerkdesignate for the new one banged the initial gavel and presented the Rev Bernard Jraskamp House chaplain to le iver the invocation Before assembling at the Capi v nit rocked by an earthquake Thurslol many of the legislators at day Buildings in the downtown tended a church service with resident Eisenhower Carrie Frances Fisher is only 10weeksoId but already shes stealingscenes like this from her mother actress Debbie Reynolds and father Eddie Fisher the singer It happened as three posed for their first picture as a family group ;