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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 28, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for th MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THi NiWSFAPIB THAT MAKES A L I NORTH IOWANS N I I H B 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL LXII Skippers Refuse to Discuss Cause of Ship Collision NEW YORK un The Italian Line sought Saturday to untangle a knot of conflicting reports on many persons are missing in the Andrea Doria disaster Meanwhile the captain of the sunken Italian liner and the mas ter of the Swedish ship Stock holm that collided with her kept silent about a possible cause of the crash Friday night the Italian Line annouced it has assigned 11 em ployes to the task of compiling an accurate tabulation of the pas sengers and crewmen rescued from the Andrea Doria before she plunged to the bottom of the At lantic Cloud of Confusion A cloud of confusion as thick as the fog on the night of ihe collision obscured reports of how many persons survived the sleek linens death The death list stood at 31 but the number of those apparenUy unaccounted for was scaled sharply downward to a maximum of 18 Late Friday the Coast Guard had put the number at 34 Satur day however it said it was ac cepting a tabulation by the New York City Police Department which said no one was missing The Italian Line which oper ated the sunken liner Andrea Doria said its figures showed that seven of Uie passeng ers and crewmen had not been accounted for The Dorias known death toll PTBM and United Ptwi FuM Seven Ceati Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY W 1954 Thto Paper ConsliU ot Two SectionsSection HO 251 stands at six Five crewmen also died on the Stockholm riday the Stockholm her T e Sta at the Ail Veterans Social Center on Clear Lakes north shore Friday evening drew a liberal sprinkling of Democrats as well as the more numerous Republicans since they now control the state offices Chatting pleasantly are the heads of the two parties the candidates for the governorship KW Teg anl Loveless Ottumwa The party is given annuallv Clear Lake in taor o Consef Hoegh Plans Special Session on Report of Tax Study Group Governors Days Off to Cool Start CLEAR cloudy uu skies and 70 degree temperatures CLEAR LAKE GoV Leo it was prevailing RepubClear Lake Governors Days Sat Hocgh plans to call a special because that party now conjurday got off to a cool start Reg sion of the State Legislature lrols toe state offices istrations for the twn By THOR J JENSEN Legislature about Dec 1 to consider the re port of the tax study committee The tax study committee of legislators and tax experts has Gov Hoegh U S Senator B B Hickenlooper Lt Gov Leo El thon Fertile and most of the of ficial family were included Con i o auu us nas inviuueu ndicated its report will be absent was Dayton mitted to the Governor about Attorney General ct 1 jwho was defeated in the Repub The Governor discussed the5lcan gubernatorial primaries special session in an interviewL Herschel istrations for the two days events were under way Saturday morn ing at the Surf Ballroom Beauty queens who arrived Fri day added color to the scene They met Saturday morning for talent rehearsal and assisted with the formulating of the program for the Talent Show which is open speca sesson n an interview ersce Ottumwa to the public Sundav at T30 at the annual stag party given the Democratic candidate for gov i the IS Ballroom at 130 A 01vinr ulc OUII DdUrOOIU prow Crushed dragged in to port vrfth theYasl of the twria survivors Working Capt Gunnar Nondenson 63 yearold skipper of the Stock holm told newsmen the radar on his ship was working before and after the fog cloaked collision Wednesday night But the veteran seafarer by the Association for the Preser vation of Clear Lake in honor of the State Conservation Commis sion Time Adequate He said bluntly that he had chosen the date because he con sidered the Ume adequate for the legislators to get the necessary laws passed which might be in dicated by the committee report ernor and his running mate for lieutenant governor State Sen ator George E OMaUejf Moines headed the from the other party The 20 girls in the Miss Iowa ciincd on the advice of counsel to say whether the electronic eyes of his radar were probing the fog at the time of the crash He also declined to fix blame for the collision Capt Piero Calamai 58year old Genoese master of the Doria conferred with Italian Line Of ficials Friday fie too was tight lipped about the cause of the dis aster There were conflicting reports about the Dorias radar A pas senger reported the radar anten na was not rotating hours before the wreck But a crewman said it was working Four Probes Planned The hows and whys of the collision apparently would have to await formal investigations Four said no il coud before Christma5 he Gov Hoegh was intermpted frequently by members of the record crowd of more than 400 men at the stag party He drank Speed Work on Contract for Steel PITTSBURGH 01VSteel nego j worked Saturday on con last cup of coffee after the tract language to speed up the Scf no Of Hinnnx ill I try and abroad TheDoria 29 million dolla pride of the Italian merchan fleet and the smaller Stockholm collided about 45 miles south o Nantucket Island at Wednesday The Doria suffered a morta gash in her starboard side She sank at Thursday in 222 feet of water A swarm of rescue ships picked up the survivors About MIlltllT The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy with occasional late afternoon or night thunder showers Slightly warmer Sun day Iowa Considerable cloudiness south and west through Sunday with occasional showers and thunderstorms Partly cloudy northeast through Sunday slightly warmer north portion Minnesota Considerable cloudi ness through Sunday with scat tered showers or thundershow ers spreading over the state Saturday night and Sunday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Saturday Maximum Friday 85 Minimum Friday night 58 At 8 Saturday 63 Precipitation Trace YEAR AGO Maximum 100 Minimum 70 roast beef dinner as he talked Three or four days he suggest ed might be used by both houses of the legislature in session as a committee of the whoje During that time the study committee could present and explain its re port There might even be time the Governor added for hearing those for or against some of the proposals It could be a public hearing he said Considered Too Short Legislators who were asked to comment on the matter were un in considering the of an UllC formal signing of a threeyear agreement to end the crippling nationwide steel strike A settlement of the 28day strike was announced in New York Friday but the formal end will not come untU next week President David J McDonald steelworkers union said it would take several days to complete the contracts with the steel in dustry The contract longest negotiated m the unions 20 year history cafis for a direct wage boost of cents an hour in the first year cents in the second year Britain and France Counter Suez Move Congress Adjourns for Year To Reconvene Jan 1 1957 WASHINGTON The 84th Congress passed social security foreign aid and housing bills then adjourned at midnight Frida amid horseplay in the House and oratory in the Senate During the final workcrowdec session futile efforts were made to enact immigration legislation And civil rights backers in the Senate with out pry a Housepassed bill out of committee Before heading for reelection campaigns in many agreed to recon vene on Monday Jan 7 barring an emergency To Be Missing When the 85th Congress meets a number of veteran lawmakers will be missing These include Sen Walter George Sen Eugene Millikin and Rep James P Richards They decided not to seek reelec tion The legislative record of the Democraticcontrolled 84th Con the bills it passed and Beauty Pageant rode in the pathose it defeated or Saturday afternoon and was sure to figure strongly in th were to wear bathing suits in the coming campaJgn for the presi Venetian Nights Parade on the lake shortly after dark Saturday evening A band concert in City Park at 7 musical program on the stage on the lake at 8 was to precede the parade on the water with lighted boats The Governors Banquet at vhich Gov Leo Hoegh will speak was scheduled for 6 Satur day The governor rode in the pa rade and spoke in the city park Saturday afternoon Community church services in he City Park with an address by 3apt Roy R Marken Ninth Naval District Chaplain is scheduled for Sunday The Coronation Ball at the Surf Ballroom with the crowning of the new Miss Iowa of 1956 by the governor at Sunday will conclude the celebration In case of rain the Saturday evening program was to be given at the high school with introduc tion of all of the beauty queens In the event of rain Sunday morn ing the church services also be held at the high school the uiu time j me avtuiiu year Gl HOUSES IN SPAIN too short for the work to be done additional cents in the MADRID U S eov A overall total m wages of housing units for American military personnel to be stationed A complete revision states lax structure is tremely important piece of legis lation one pointed out and cer tainly should not be done in haste When it was suggested thatthe regular session starting in Jan uary could make necessary re visions the legislator replied that a better job would be done if the special session could give the matter sufficient thought If the regular session was required to deal with it he they might undo some of the work which re sulted from a great deal of thought on the part of the com mittee and special session Personal Affairs Another pointed out that busi nessmen and others in the Legis lature would not want the special session so near Christmas a time when they would have personali affairs to attend to One was obviously resentful all what he called the Governor crowding the special session r time The huge gatheringoverflowed onto the golf course at the rear of he All Veterans Social Center on Clear Lakes north The en ire party was held outdoors de spite frequent drops of rain which never developed enough moisture o drive anyone indoors Only complaint heard in fact was that it got a bit chilly for hose wearing only sports shirts The praise for the roast beef din ler was general Democrats Alto The record crowd included a ibcral sprinkling of Democrats The union pegged the overall settlement at cents an hour in Spain the U S Embassy an nounced Friday night dency andfor a majority in the next Congress Summing up Senate Democrat c Leader Lyndon B Johnson of Texas said Congress overrode narrow partisanship and gave President Eisenhower most of what he asked Senate Republican Leader Knowland of California pronounced the legislative record fair to he indicated strongly he felt a GOPcontrolled Congress would have done better Crammed In Final action on much of the major legislation of the 1956 ses sion was crammed into the final hours Friday night Bills sent to Eisenhower just be fore adjournment included the so cial security bill the foreign aid bill of more than 3 billions an omnibus housing bill a 7Vbbillion dollar flood insurance measure a 1W billion rivers and harbors bill and a money bill mostly containing funds for the Atomic Energy Commission The immigration issue arose un expectedly during the day when he Senate passed by voice vote a bill to relax quota restrictions When the matter got to the House Rep Walter co author of the present controver sial McCarranWalter Immigra tion Law blocked consideration of the bill there W L BLISS Republicans Renominate Judge Bliss DES MOINES Repub licans Friday renominated by ac clamation the four supreme court justices whose terms expire this year Judges W L Bliss Mason City Norman R Hays Knoxville and G K Thompson Cedar Rapids were nominated for sixyear terms and Henry K Peterson Council Bluffs for the fouryear balance of the term of John E Mulroney Fort Dodge who re signed to join the U S tax court The convention session lasted exactly half an hour Homer I Smith Clinton made the motion seconded by E M Prichard Ona ma for unanimous renomination Roscoe Jones Atlantic conven tion chairman urged in his key note address that the judiciary b heard more in espousal of thi good points of our form of gov The convention was held in Vet Egypts Sterling Balances Canal Assets Frozen By DAVE MASON PARIS tf Britain and France took counter steps Saturday against Egypts abrupt seizure of the vital Suez Canal In a flurry of moves 1 Britain froze Egypts sterling balances and Sues company assets in the United Kingdom Egypt has some 130 million pounds 364 ion dollars in sterling balances alone in the United Kingdom 2 French Foreign Minister Christian Pineau and British For eign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd will meet in London Monday on the Suez crisis French sources re ported that Secretary of State Dulles now in Lima Peru lad been invited but the British Foreign Office denied it A For eign Office spokesman was un able to say whether an American would be present but added he was certain the views of the LJnited States would be put before the meeting Wont Accept It 3 Pineau told the French Na tional Assembly his government to accept Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nassers decision to take over the water way linking the Mediterranean and the Red Sea Sources close to the French for eign and finance ministries had no word of a French move to rans Memorial Auditorium in es Moines Judge Bliss 79 has been a su preme court justice continuouslj ince 1939 He was appointed in 932 to succeed Justice John M Jrimm Cedar Rapids who re igned Bliss was born on a farm near oik City graduated Dec from 13 1876 was Panora High chool in 1896 and received his aw degree from Drake Univer sity in 1902 He practiced in Britt until 1914 and in Mason City from 1914 until Gov Dan W Turner appointed him to the supreme court in 1932 SAME freeze Egyptian assets in line with Britains action But a spokesman said some such step is envisaged It was not known whether Dul les who is in Lima Peru for Sat urdays inauguration of Manuel Prado as president of Peru could reach London in time for the meeting But it is expected a representative will be there In his speech before the Assem bly Pineau said it was too soon to make a long statement on the decision of President Nasser to ake possession of the canal But I can tell you that France refuses to accept a unilateral ac tion whose object less legal than political tends to limit freedom of traffic on the he de clared Concludes Statement Pineau concluded his brief itatement with the reminder he is going to London Monday for con erences with British leaders and aid France is in complete soli darity with Britain on the issue A British protest against the akeover met a sharp rejection rom the Egyptian government vhich declared Friday night the eizure was an act within Egypts overeignty The British Admiralty an ounced meanwhile that the Brit sh cruiser Jamaica had cut short good will visit to the Egyp ian port of Alexandria IkeNixon Ticket Is Endorsed By lowans at Lake Breakfast CLEAR LAKE The lowani who went to Abilene in May of 1952 to greet Gen Dwight D Eisenhower and encourage his candidacy for the Republican nomination for President are strong for him now as they were then This was demonstrated Satur day morning meeting for their fourth annual reunion break fast they voted unanimously to endorse the Eisenhower Nixoa ticket in the approaching dential campaign Gov Leo Hoegh one of the original Eisenhower supporters in a brief only one on the for an Iowa margin for Eisenhower even greater than it was four years ago in 52 In he recalled Iowa gave Ike a plurality of This year we should make The Iowa chief executive paid compliment to the moral tone of the Eisenhower administration and cautioned against the kind of indifference in voters that spelled trouble for the Republi can cause in times past This followed the reading of a telegram from the President by Edward J Kelly of Des Moines secretary of the Iowa Eisenhower Committee presiding Saturday in the absence of Ed Hicklin of Wa pello I remember with said the President in his wire our meeting in Abilene during the first campaign and again send greetings to the reunion of the charter members of the Iowa delegation Please underline these greet ings with particular relish as campaign once more together for the principles and goals of Republican Party MISS IOWA CANDIDATES Miss Iowa of 1955 Kay Taylor Cedar Rapids talks to this years candidates for the title They were interviewed on KGLOTV Friday evening at Mason City They are left to right frdnt row Karlen Sutton Cedar Rapids i Gloria Dei Nessa Forest City Marilyn Dralle Greene Joan Davidson M Derr Mason City Mary Cronin Charles City Patricia Case Newton Martha M Barsness Decorah Connie Stewart South west Iowa standing Joyce Riding Des Moines Ot tumwa Sharon Holstein Clinton Sally Gholson Shirley Hansen Cedar County Sandra Lamb Waterloo Carole Hammond Hawarden Janet Abbott Story County Karen Cain Greene County Dixie Davenport Anamosa and Ellen City Miss Iowa will be chosen Sunday evening Best Wishes My best wishes to all of you for the success of Saturdays meeting Dwight D The following wire was I patched to the President President Dwight D Eisenhower The White House Washington We Iowa Rebuiblicans who met with you in Abilene Kansas four years ago to promote your nomi nation for the Presidency this morning in our annual reunion went on record unanimously as endorsing you and Vice President Nixon for reelection Warmest regards Edward J Kelly Secretary Iowa Eisenhower Committee Local Arrangements Local arrangements for this years breakfast meeting of those who constituted the Iowa pilgrim age to the Presidents boyhood home were in charge of Atty Hughes J Bryant of Mason City In other years Mrs Hugh H Shepard has been the chairman but ill health prevented her from this years assignment Chair man Kelley paid tribute to her past efforts It was voted to hold next years reunion in connection with the Clear Lake Governors Days RELATIONS ESTABLISHED TOKYO un Japan and the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal agreed Saturday to establish dip omatk ;