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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 18, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home Home of Opportunity in the Heart of the Cornbeit Contributed by Lena Van Dtmeldorp Route t Thornton N CITY GLOBEGAZ K NEWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS N I I K R 0 R S E HOME EDITION VOL LXII Associated Press and Jolted Press Full Lease Wirei Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 18 This Paper Consists of Two nt Weekend Violent Death Toll Hits 10 RebelSet Fire Is Fatal to 79 NICOSIA Cyprus British soldiers engaged in a manhunt for Greek Cypriot rebel chiefs in the Troodos Mountains were trapped by a forest fire Sunday and lost their lives British authorities announced Monday Eighteen others were injured some seriously when a sudden shift of wind blew the fire at high speed toward the troops Many young servicemen were injured when the blaze caught their vehicles and the fuel tanks blew up Military hospitals were Arbusy caring for the injured who I were evacuated from the area helicopter f About British troops had been engaged in an extensive op eration in the area for several days seeking to close in on iGeorge Grivas the former Greek army colonel the British say One Mans A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE WlAD Qulncj Kill Suiidaj KGLO 11800 Sunday WOI Ames IGIU Thursday WSUI la CUjr OHM Saturday Shining Hour for Red Cross a span of four decades Ive seen the Red Cross at work on many scenes and in many postures I first saw it on the job in an American Army camp in World War I I more or less took its services for granted For some 35 years Ive seen the Red Cross on its appointed rounds in what I like to think of as a typical American commu nity my home town Again eads the terrorist rebel organi zation EOKA under the name of Close Net The British believed they were about to close the net on Grivas and 10 other EOKA leaders who want union with Greece when a forest fire broke out Sunday in the sunbaked ridges The British fearing local villagers would help the rebels escape through the cordon of troops warned the local people that their help was not needed in fighting the flames The troops however were in experienced firefighters and the blaze got out of hand and spread quickly over a broad area of brush and scrub pine It was fi nally brought under control Mon day It was believed that the Cypri ots started the latest fire It has been proven that the rebels have set some previous fires but the though Ive had at least a minorJBritish also have been accused of part in its activities I prcttyjstarting some through mortar much have taken the Red Cross fire and carelessness of troops for granted Good File It wasnt until about a dozen Dcspite tne casualties in the years or so ago that I waked the most Britain has to the fact that this called the Red Cross is some thing extra special something to be not onjy appreciated but sup ported to the limit of my ability As the buzzbombs fell on Lon don in the summer and autumn of 1944 later the V2 rocket bombs I saw the Red Cross in its magnificent role of providing a home away from home for those wonderful lads of ours I saw the Red Cross on Utah Beach in Normandy Though I was one of the first two Ameri cans in civilian clothes to enter liberated Paris the Red Cross was there ahead of me all set up and doing business in a Club mobile at the base of the famous Eiffel Tower But the Red Cross Was There I saw the Red Cross as it min istered to our wounded young in the 14month rebel campaign British intelligence authorities said they had built up a good file of information on Dighenis from captured EOKA men The rebel campaign resulted in he first death of an American Saturday night U S Vice William P Boteler 26 of Wash ington D was killed by two bombs tossed into a restauran in Nicosia Five other Americans all radio employes of the U S State Department were seated a the table with him and three were injured Parts of State to Get More Rain BUSINESS NOW AT EACH OTHERS THROATS LATER A British Tommy stands guard at a barbed wire barricade along Hermes Street in Nicosia Cyprus while Greeks and Turks transact cash deals over the The barbed wire was placed to keep the Greeks and Turks from each others throats but in between na tionalistic demonstrations of that kind their urge to do business cannot be contained North Iowa Methodists Seek Reappointment of Bishop Ike to Reveal Plans Meets Nixon at Hospital WASHINGTON UP Vice Presi dent Nixon conferred with Presi dent Eisenhower at Walter Reed Hospital Monday but reported there was absolutely no discussion of whether Eisenhower intends to remain in the presidential race Nixon told a after the visit news conference that Eisenhower will speak for himself in an swer to the big question when he feels the time is right Asked whether there was any discussion whatever of politics at his meeting with the President Nixon replied The answer is no That is cate gorical without any qualifica Eisenhower himself Nixon went on will select the time and place for discussion of his po litical future Great Confidence Rites Pending for Rockford Crash Victims ROCKFORD Arrangements are incomplete for funeral serv ices ol a Rocktord merchant Ted J LeRoux 58 and his daugh ter Donna 16 who were killed n a headon collision near St Maries Idaho Saturday after noon The bodies will arrive Wednes day morning at the Tehen Fu neral Home Cedar Rapids No definite plans have been made for the services Mrs LeRoux a passenger in the car is hospitalized at St Maries She has a broken wrist and several cuts and is suffering from shock Her brother Michael Rocco Cedar Rapids flew to be with her The family was on a trip to the state of Washington The LeRoux son Paul and a friend Jerome Weber also of Rockford had accompanied them to St Maries They planned to work for the U S forestry serv ice during the summer months Mrs Roger Lorraine Zeran another daughter was operating the variety store here during their absence A brother of Mr LeRoux Traffic Crashes Claim 6 3 Boys Are Water Victims See Picture and Stories P 6 A unanimous request that Bis hop F Gerald Ensley Des Moines be returned to this area for another four years was made Monday at the opening business session of the North Iowa Metho dist Conference in Mason City Assignment of bishops is in the hands of the jurisdictional con ference which meets every four year s The conference is scheduled in July at Des Moines A similar request was made last week by the iowaDes Moines Conference Some 650 pastoral and lay dele gates from the north half of Iowa are attending the North Iowa Methodist Conference which be gan with a service Sunday eve Hot weather will continue in Iowa but there is a good chance sters at Churchill Hospital withi Of rajn jn the next few days in sight of the storied spires of Weather Bureau said Mon Oxford For the lads lying silhouetted against their white beds in the hospital wards it was a letterwriting service For those in the convalescent wards it was recreation and merciful handicrafts More recently I saw the Red Cross starting its long and un glamorbus rehabilitation assign ment at Yuba City and in the floodstricken redwood country of Californias Humboidl County The waters had receded only the muck and mire and wreckage remained All of the story suitable for newspaper headlines had been drawn off the situation But the job of the Red Cross had only begun The thousands returning to their twisted siltcovered homes had to be restored to liv ing conditions conducive to happy and comfortable family life No Galleries to Applaud At the same time breadwin ners had to be restored to gain ful occupations so that they could take up where they left off when angry streams fed by unprece dented winter rains in Califor nias northern mountains left their banks and wrought inde scribable havoc When I witnessed this ministry of dedication wholly devoid of ostentation or plaudits I felt I at last was seeing the Red Cross MY Red Cross YOUR Red Cross OUR Red Cross in its shining hour At a genera session of the na tional Red Cross convention held CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 day Parts of southeast and north ern Iowa received soaking rains Sunday Heaviest rainfall re ported was two inche at New Sharon Ottumwa had nearly inch and a half Albia more than an inch Charles City inches and Burlington 40 of an inch Skies were mostly clear in the Mason City area Monday fol lowing a predawn rain measur ing 08 Shower activity a Ion the North IowaSouthern Min nesota border was expected ta continue however Sharett Quits as Foreign Minister TEL AVIV Israel A tough er Israeli policy toward the Arab nations appeared shaping up Monday after Moshe Sharetts announcement be is quitting as foreign minister Sharett who had held the post ever since Israel was founded in 1948 told the Political Committee jof his Mapai Democratic Labor j party he no longer could continue present j The Mapai committee iCiolcia Myerson labor minister since t949 and a former Milwau kee schoolteacher to succeed Sharett ling Sessions will continue Jirough Friday Principal report of the morning session at the First Methodist Church was that of the eight dis trict superintendents It was de livered by Dr George DunnV of the Dubuque district His report was highlighted by the listing of million in new buildings completed or being planned in the conference during the past year The amount in cluded new churches educational buildings and parsonages Bishop Ensley introduced Dr G S Hartong who is retiring as superintendent of the Davenport district His successor Dr C II Pctterscn Webster City also was introduced Mayor George Mendon wel comed the conference Dr Lloyd A Gustafson host pastor brought greetings from the Mason City Council of Churches Opening Mondays program was a memorial service in honor of ministers wives and widows of ministers and their children who have died during the past year The speaker was Dr Earl A Roadman retiring president of Momingside College Sioux City To preach a defeatist theologj is to increase the misery of the Bishop Ensley told Sunday at the eve While well never find Utopia on earth we can make things progressively The speaker declared that the world is good because although it is not perfect it is Sometimes the petfectability is hard to find he granted You may think your life is Bishop Ensley said but do you realize that ii Shakespeare were here he would make an immortal drama of it If you look on every situation as an opportunity for creativity Lhere is no telling how much good you may People are living in a day of conflict on all levels of life he explained Despite all the evils something inside of everyone says that life is good A second reason why the world is good is that it is a training place for chaiacter the leader of Iowa Methodism asserted The men the world calls good are men who were not immedi ately concerned with their own Bishop Easley said Every difficulty evokes a strength It is a good world for making Third Reason A third reason the Bishop offered for calling the world good is that God Is in God is not only the Alpha and The Vice President added that e has great confidence the President will weigh ail the fac tors concerned and make the proper A reporter told Nixon there have been some suggestions thai he Nixon should reappraise his own political positionin ihe Ugh of Eisenhowers new illness The Vice President noted tha on Feb 29 Eisenhower announcec he was willing to run for a sec ond term Nixon said he believes that un til the President announces any change in his plans the rest of us should not discuss the situa tion Secretary of State Dulles also visited Eisenhower The Vice President saw Eisen lower first spending about 15 minutes with him Then they were joined by Dulles for about five minutes for a discussion of cer tain government problems Nixon said he could not discuss the na ture of that business at this time but that it had no relation to poli tics Henry LeRoux Milwaukee his vife and daughter came to Rockford Sunday Speaking on the theme the he expiaineel but Andieveiy lclter n between God is God Saw That It Was ihe Des Moines area bishop said All About SAME Black flag means irairic death in past 1 hours Democratic Leaders Aim for 7Point Legislative Record WASHINGTON jj D e m o cratic leaders aimed Monday at establishing a sevenpoint legis lative record they believe will help them retain control of Con gress in the November election Ir its bare essentials the Democratic program reportedly calls for social security expan sion increased pubhc housing high farm price supports high way construction school aid a minimum wage boost and pub lic power projects Of these items the minimum wage increase to an hour already is law This went 10 cents an hour beyond Eisen hower administration recom mendations A Democraticbacked farm bill to restore high rigid farm price supports was vetoed by President Eisenhower Congress then passed another bill to set up a soil bank as sought by the administration Although the Democratic leg islative plan parellels the Eisen hower administrations recom mendations at several points the Democrats apparently ex pect to argue they have pro duced a better program than a Republicancontrolled Congress could be expected to enact As presently constituted the unofficial seven point Demo cratic program does not provide for tax reduction legislation such as party members were talking about earlier this year The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy warm and humid through Tuesday scattered thundershowers Mon Monday night Tuesday mid here with a superhuman support to every man who goes out to do his The 101st annual meeting of the North Iowa Methodist Conference opened with the singing of the tra ditional hymn And Are We Yet Alive After Bishop Ensley called the session to order roil call was conducted by the Rev H A Walker Greene conference secretary By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowa counted a toll of 10 vio lent deaths over the weekend including six killed in traffic accidents and the drowning of three small boys The traffic victims were The Rev Oliver Stevenson 76 Cedar Falls Leland Leg rand Bowen S son of Mr and Mrs B L Bowen Estherville Jack Wayne Wilson 27 Mon roe Herman Ralph Freere 2year old son of Mr and Mrs Lester Freeze Arcadia Bertha Eleanor Sachleben 18 of near Donahue killed late Saturday in the headon collision jof two cars on a country road three miles west of Long Grove John McNary 45 Montour who died Monday morning of in juries he received Saturday night WalshJohnson Co Crews Return to Work at Lehigh Crews of the WalshJohnson Construction Co Monday morning resumed work on a million pansion program at the Lehigh in a collision of two trucks at he junction of Highways 30 and 212 five miles east of Toledo Drowning Victims The drowning victims were Edward B Jaramillo 5 son of and Mrs Vernon Ronnie Woodley 4yearold soSE of Mr and Mrs Delmar VVooda ley Fort Dodge Jeffrey Risse Ifiriionthsold son of Mr and Mrs VViJbur Risse of near Readlyn who drowned Sun Portland Cement Co plant in in a stock tank on the family son City farm Meanwhile the strike of union cement workers moved into its 12th day with production at the huge plant at a standstill George Hannaman plant manager said Monday there were no further developments toward a strike settlement Davey Moen crews building a new bridge over the Winnebngo River for the cement plant also returned to work Monday morn ing State Matters After the joint conference Dulles was alonewith Eisenhower for about 10 minutes on what White House Secretary James C Hagerty described as State De partment The Presidents doctors issued a medical bulletin before he re ceived Nixon and Dulles This said he now weighs 162 pounds less than when he was ad mitted to the hospital June 8 for emergency abdominal surgery The bulletin also said he had a good nights rest with almost Vis1 hours of continuous Construction workers had re fused to cross the picket line thrown up around the plant by the cement union Last week how ever agreement was reached to allow the construction workers to enter a gate at which pickets had moved their post to one side day night Low upper OOs Higi 80s Iowa Partly cloudy continued warm and humid Tuesday Few scattered thun dershowers north Monday eve informal reception in nmg Slightly warmer southeast lh ch h djnj h witn low Monday night upper Majn speaker The Rev Jack Waldrep a mem Music was provided by thej First Methodist choir under the direction of Mrs H H Karnack After Sunday nights session the tnroutn womans Society of Christian Service at First Methodist was 60s to low 70s Five Day Iowa Temperatures Monday through Saturday will average 6 to 8 degrees above normal Normal highs 82 north to 84 south Normal lows 58 north to 62 south Tem peratures are expected to rise slowly through Thursday Rain fall is expected to average threefourths of an inch to an inch and a half occurring as showers and thunderstorms from Tuesday through Friday Minnesota Showers humid GlobeGazette weather data up lo 8 Monday Maximum Sunday 88 Minimum Sunday night 70 At 8 Monday 76 Precipitation 08 inch YEAR AGO Maximum 85 Minimum 64 The aer of the faculty of Young Harris College in Georgia will address the Rural Life banquet Monday at p m Dr George A Buttrick chaplain at Harvard University will speak on Human Quandary at the p m service The former pastor of the Madison Avenue Presby terian Church in New York City also will be the inspirational speaker Tuesday and Wednesday nights Tuesdays session will open with the Bishops Hour at a m Business meetings are set for a m and 2 p m Dr G S Nichols pastor of the CoHegiate Methodist Church Ames will address the Social Questions luncheon at p m and Dr Russell Cole president of Cornell College will talk at the Educational banquet at p m Another fatality Mras that of a 5yearold boy who suffocated in a siio en his familys farm near Motiona He was Michael Torkelson son of Mr and Mrs Walter Torkelson The Jaramillo boy was the first drowning victim of the season in he Iowa Great Lakes vacation area He was playing along tbe cach near a cottage at Brooks Jeach where the family was jcationing on East Lake Okoboji His mother came out of the cot tage Sunday morning to join him for a swim and he was missing Dr A B Abst of Omaha and his two sons who occupied the cottage next door joined in a search for the body which was found floating near shore The Woodley boy drowned clay afternoon while playing in shallow water along the sand beach of North Twin Lake in Twin Lakes State Park near Rockwell City Retired Minister The Rev Mr Stevenson a re tired Presbyterian minister died for the Air Force most of it for Sunday morning when his car more langrange bombers iwent out of control on Highway 63 near Traer He was en route to a rural church at Amity where I he to conduct services Cor joner Harvey Jones of Toledo said the minister may have suffered a heart attack before accident The Bowen boy was killed at Estherville Sunday evening while riding his bike on a city street Police said the boy ran into the path of a truck at an intersection The truck wax driven by Edward F Schubert 50 Estherville Wilson was killed early Sunday morning w hen his car hit a ibridge on a Jasper County road i about four miles west of Monroe The Freeze boy was killed in whfn his fathers car and a pickup truck collided at a coun jty road intersection four miles 1 north of Westside BULLETIN WASHINGTON Senate Appropriations Committee Mon day voted 1312 to add to the defense money bill AP Wlrephoto PRESIDENTIAL CALLER Vice President Richard Nixon walks through the doorway of Walter Reed Hos pital inWaahington Monday as he arrives for a confer ence with President Eisenhower It was Nixons first call Ike since his latest illness Inches Rainfall Gluts Faribauit Creek FARIBAULT Minn normally dry creek went on a rampage here Sunday night when inches of rain fell The high water washed out a concrete bridge on old Highway 60 plung ing it into the bed of Crockers I Creek which usually is dry The least approach of the bridge was washed away and the span bled into the creek which was flowing with water eight It feet deep Monday ;