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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 16, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tec BOOM THI NIWSFAfEft THAT MAKES ALL NORTH I 0 W A N N I I C H 0 t S HOME EDITION VOL LXIV AsiocUted Preu aid Uoltod lattruHoail Fun 7e a CopjrV MASON OTY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 16 1751 Paper of Two SccUonvCeettOB 241 MARINES ENTRENCHED ON BEIRUT BEACH Marines of the US 6th Fleet banon This isthe first photo to reach set up a mortar position on Khalde Beach the U S following the dramatic landings just after landing south of Beirut Le in the strifetorn Middle East country Detective at Davenport Shot Killed by ExCon call why did I officer injured another early Wednesday after abducting an attractive night organist at knifepoint Police said the gunman pumped two bullets into the head of Police Det William H Jur gens 47 when Jurgens answered ress a struggle with the man The exconvict was as Laverne L Zaehringer 29 Davenport who was recently re leased from Fort Madison State Penitentiary POLICE SAID Zaehringer caused injuries to Patrolman Ernst Lester when the officer ig nored his o r d e r the others off orjTwillcut you to pieces Afew momentslater he killed Jurgens as he drove tip to aid Lester police said i police quoted him WASHINGTON W Legisla tive leaders may decide to keep Congress on call for any new Middle East emergency that mightarise after it completes its regular business next month Sen Styles Bridges RNH forecast adoption of a resolution under which the party leaders of both houses could call members back into an session if President Eisenhower himself did not do so Neither he nor Bridges would speculate on whether the Leba non crisis would prolong the pres ent session But Bridges said it is his understanding Eisenhower does not now plan to ask for addi tional funds or other legislation FOLLOWING THE course adopted by former President Tru man in the Korean War Eisen hower asked for no formal ratifi cation by Congress of his sending the Marines to Lebanon He re ported it formally to Congress in a special message after he had acted The informal reaction was split largely along party lines Most Republicans took the attitude that there was no alternative to the use of armed force a view sec onded by only a scattered number of Democrats Many Democrats and some Re publicans were critical of the Presidents decision But all re gardless of party made it clear they would support his action now that it had been taken THE ACTION drew generally favorable but worried reaction throughout nonCommunist Eu rope The Communists protested loud ly echoing the Soviet Communist party newspaper Pravdas charge that the action is a direct act of war and open piracy The Turkish and British govern ments were the only ones to an nounce complete approval of the U S action and similar senti ments were expected from France In the other NATO capi tals officials took an immediate hands off view of the whole matter Most seemed to think the landings were a necessary evil in which they preferred not to be involved ZAEHRINGER SULLIVAN Iowa Experiences Another Unusually Cool July Day lowans enjoyed another unusu ally cool July day Wednesday Temperatures were mostly in he 70s The highs Tuesday ranged Torn 72 at Mason City to 80 at Council Bluffs and Burlington The lows during the night dropped nto the 40s and 50s Spencer had he state low of 44 Mason City iad 45 The cool weather is associated with a high pressure cell now cen ered over southeastern South Da cota The Weather Bureau expects a slow warming trend Thursday More humid conditions are fore cast for Friday and there is a likelihood of afternoon and eve ning thundershowers But the bureau said it would be cooler again by the weekend The abducted woman Marilyn Sullivan Cedar Rapids leaped from t h e gunmans car during the fight She later was found wandering nearby uninjured bul suffering from shock The chase began after police at Rock Island 111broadcast a bul letin that Miss Sullivan an organ ist at the Fort Armstpong Hotel had been abducted at knifepoint in Jhejiptel parking lot and pulled intoa car Police said a waitress in the hotel coffee shop Mamie Schwartz saw abduction through a window which looked out onto the parking lot A SHORT TIME LATER tester spotted Zaehringers car on the northcentral side of Davenport at Brady and Locust streets Lester halted Zaehringers car after a short chase Zaehringer showed Lester his drivers license iut refused to identify the woman in the car Lester returned to his car opened the door and reached in side to radio his headquarters Zaehringer slammed the car door shut on Lesters legs and began choking him officers said Then he seized Lesters gun and order ed him to stop his call for help Instead Lester pushed the siren button and began reaching rr his shotgun You fool Ill kiU you for that Lester quoted thegunman as say ing as he fired a shot Lester ducked and the bullet missed him Se was sprayed by flying glass DUt was released after hospital reatment SAME means tnfflo tn put S4 Lloyd to Head for U S British Move Expected LONDON WVForeign Secre tary Selwyn Lloyd will fly to Washington Thursday for con ferences He is reported to be taking word that Britain stands ready to land forces in Jordan as soon as King Hussein asks for military help In the House of Commons Lloyd said he had been invited to Washington by Secretary of State Dulles and would go in order to keep in the closest touch with the US govern ment Lloyd announced ear lier that Britain backed U S intervention in Lebanon As for Jordan qualified in formants in London said the government also certainly will respond affirmatively if its king Hussein asks for help Up to Wednesday after noon he had not done so but Jordan had sounded out the British as to whether air and land forces would be available if needed British authorities have alerted air land and sea forces all the way from the home is lands to Kenya in East Africa for possible action in the Mid dle East Informants said mili tary action also is likely in the oil islands of the Persian Gulf if any threat arises against British oil investments there More Marines Ashore Rebel Yanks in s in CeaseFire rut No Shots Fired Yet From our Wire BEIRUT Lebanon Lebanese rebels ordered a ceasefire in re volttorn Beirut Wednesday in the first sign of returning peace im posed by the still unfired guns of U S Marines Rebel chieftain Saeb Salem or dered the ceasefire reb elheld Basta headquarters short ly after the battleready Marines moved into Beirut proper over full control of harbor instal lations and moving into position at the American embassy a n c around the ambassadors home The Marines part of 3600 al ready ashore moved into the city aboard tanks jeeps amphibious ducks and trucks without a shot being fired It was the first break m the revolt against the govern ment of President Camille Cha moun which began two months ago and which with the revolt in Iraq became one of two danger ous fires threatening to engulf the entire Middle East PRESIDENT EISENHOWER ordered the Marines into Lebanon Tuesday to defend the tiny West ernaligned nation against indi rect aggression and to prevent its falling to the same fate which overtook Iraq and martyred stfll were spread irigaioutid the world as the re sult of the Iraq coup and the U S action in ordering troops in force onto foreign soil for the first time since Korea Syria was moving troop rein forcements up to the Lebanese frontier to meet the threat of American Marines arriving by plane and ship Reports reach ing Beirut said Syrian troops moved up in battalion strength to positions within a mile or so of the border MOSCOW JOINED the UAR and tiny Yemen in recognizing the revolutionary Iraq regime The first Marine unit to enter Beirut proper was headed by U S Ambassador Robert McCIin tock Adm James L Holloway commander of the US forces and Gen Guad Shehab comman der of the Lebanese army It in cluded a tank and two troop car riers with 30 men aboard This olumn stopped at the US Em bassy Another unit including a tank and five amphibious troop car riers with 150 men continued to the port area to secure it for the landing of supplies at docks The Marines who secured the port rumbled by the Hotel St e o r g e and its yacht basins Swimmers in Bikini bathing suits watched and chambermaids in jlack and white aprons stood on balconies and clapped their hands as the troops passed by The second contingent of 1800 Marines landed early Wednes day from ships of the US 6th Fleet joining the 1800man con tingent that arrived Tuesday An other battalion will arrive shortly bringing the total to 5 400 men OFFSHORE 11 ships of the 6th Fleet rode at anchor LSTs were pulled up to the beach More Marine assault troops from Cherry Point NC were being flown to an intermediate destination in the Mediterranean by planes of the Atlantic Fleet Naples reports said US trans port planes from the United States were beginning to arrive there with material for Leba non The airfield had been alerted to refuel a stream of transports US Air Force said transport planes had landed at RhineMain air base in West Germany to strengthen airlift units in Eu rope The transports came from Donaldson Ajr Force Base in South Carolina U S MARINE JJNITS TAKE OVER BEIRUT AIRPORT Made Many Phone Galls Goldfine Says Bernard Goldfine testified Wednesday he made 43 dential aide Sherman Adams in a recent sixmonth period In explanation the Boston mil ionaire told House investigators hat Adams is one of my best friends and a friend you call whenever you see fit Goldfine said too that some iimes the calls were on such mat ters as tariff regulations which were of interest to his textile firms The 43 telephone calls were during the period Nov 20 1957 to May 11 1958 It was Goldfines seventh day of estimony before the House sub committee digging into charges hat his business interests have received favored treatment from federal regulatory agencies be cause of his friendship with Adams BothGoldfine and Adams have denied any preferential treatment nit have told of gifts exchanged between them Rep Oren Harris D Ark lopes his committee can wind up questioning of Goldfine by night all But were going to get all ve can out of him first before etting the 67yearold Goldfine off h e witness stand Harris de lared King Feisel Uncle Slain TEHRAN Iran UPI King Feisal of Iraq and his uncle rovvri Prince Abdul Illah were shot and killed in the royal palace the first day of the uprising in Baghdad according to official re ports received here Wednesday The Iranian ambassador to Baghdad Lt Gen Nader Bat manghlidj reported the King and prince were shot by a soldier of the palace guard The official reports said they were shot by an officer who en tered the palace with a group of rebel soldiers They did not indi cate whether the assassin was a member of the palace guard The reports were the first au thoritative confirmation of the fain of the two proWestern Iraqi leaders Rebel radio broadcasts from Tehran had said a mob killed Ab dul Illah and dragged his body through the streets They did not mention Feisal apparently be cause of his popularity in Iraq RIKER DIES STATESVILLE N C R Franklin Wing Riker 82 musici an and composer died Tuesday Mason City Partly cloudy and slightly warmer Wednesday night and Thursday Low Wed nesday night 5660 High Thurs day 7782 Generally fair Wednesday r The Weather 52 north to 62 south Partly cloudy and warm er Thursday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average2 to 4 degrees be low normal Thursday through next Monday Normal highs in upper 80s Normal lows in mid 60s Warmer at beginning of period but cooler again by the weekend Rainf alii will onehalf inch to one inch in thunderstorms Fridayand again by Monday v Minnesota Gradual warming trend fl5 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Wednesday Maximum 72 45 At 8 a m 64 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 71 Paratroopers on Way to Turkey Report Indicates ROME lift Reliable sources said the United States Wednesday started a massive airlift of Army paratroopers to Turkey within striking distance of turbulent Iraq and Lebanon A fleet of more than 100 trans port planes was massed in Eur ope to lift the 11000 men of the 25th Infantry Division to the Mid east the sources said The 24th was recently renamed from the famed old llth Airborne Division The fleet of transport planes has been drawn from all over Eu rope and from the United States The arrival of the 24th would give the United States a force of 16000 elite combat troops in the Middle East Presumably the division could include an atomic to the armed forces in the orders were given Des Moines Driver Killed in Accident DES MOINES Wl Patrick Kelleher 28 Des Moines was killed Wednesday in the collision of his car and a North Western freight train at a crossing here He was alone in the car The en gineer Albert Muir 63 Boone said the train was traveling about at the time of 25 miles an hour the accident Iowa Boy 6 Burned in Sewer Explosion MUSCATINE W Jerry Gar rison 6 was in a hospital here Wednesday with severe burns suf fered when sewer gas exploded and blew off a manhole cover while he was playing near his home here Tuesday The boys clothing was ignited He is the son of Mr and Mrs Vester Gar rison UN Studies Plan United States AP Pnotofax HIGH POTENTATE George E Stringfellow East Orange N J Wednesday was elected supreme potentate of the Shrin ers The Masonic organization is holding its annual national convention at Chicago Withdraw at Once Russia Demands LONDON The Soviet gov irnment Wednesday called onthe United States to withdraw at once rom Lebanon and said the Soviet Union cannot stand by as a spec tator Moscow radio broadcast the government statement in Arabic on the American landings in Leb anon The Soviet government said it reserves for itself the right to take the necessary measures to protect peace and security No Plans Now for Increase in Draft WASHINGTON UPI The Defense Department said Wed nesday there are no plans under consideration at this time for an ncrease in the draft Lebanon to protect the countrys independence fronithe i of Nasserism S f r The Americans said their Ma rines would be withdrawn when the U N troops took overv The Soviet Union was promot ing a rival proposal for the Coun cil to demand immediate with drawal of the Marines the United States landed in Lebanon Tuesday Delegates predicted the Council would vote on both resolutions by nightfall NO ONE EXPECTED the Soviet resolution to get the necessary even votes for adoption and a Soviet veto of the U S proposal vas generally Bui one delegate suggested the Soviets might abstain from voting and let he American resolution pass pre erring a U N force to an Amer can force Diplomatic sources said that il he Soviet Union vetoed the Amer can resolution the United States vould not ask for a special ses lon of the General Assembly to et up the U N force Instead it would leave the Marines in Leb anon as long necessary SECRETARY GENERAL Dagv H a m m a r skjold said the UNJ watchdog team now ins can dothe job of stopping outside aid to Lebanese rebels UN dip1 omats interpreted his statement as a move to put the skids under a US proposal for an internationJ al military force to stabilize the strifetorn Middle East country Hammarskjold was said to annoyed by the landings of US Marines and by the US plan for a new security force Eisenhower compared his deci sion to send U S troops with of President Truman in 1947 to assist antiCommunist forces in Greece He likened the pattern of conquest directed against anon to that by which the Com munists took over Czechoslovakia in 1948 and the mainland of China in 1949 and tried in later years to take over Korea and Indo China IN LEBANON the President said in his message toCongress a twomonthsold revolt against the Chamoun government has been backed by the official Cairo Damascus Syria and Soviet radios in broadcasts to Lebanon It has also been supported by sizable amounts of arms ammunition and money as well as men infil trated from Syria he added Syria and Egypt compose the United I ;