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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 5, 1956, Mason City, Iowa Iowas Daily Newspaper far Horn HI NEWSPAPER T HAT M A K i s ALL LOBEbAZETTE Orata Copy MASON CITY MARCH 5 MidEast Clash Pro Thto Paper at Two NORTH IOWANJ NEIGH 10 New Fears One Mans V A Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor scmrnm F WTAD Qnlney 930 1015 Sunday KQ10 U300 Sunday WOI Amei 610 Tharsdi WSUX Saturday Heres a Year to Be Remernbered t know and Im quite sure as I ask the question that youdidnt that of the earth ha ye a kinetic energy equal to nearly sevenmil lion atomic bombs That hap pens to oe more power than all the electric plants in the United States could produce in a cen tury v Thesamescientists whocame up with this startling informa tion went on to point out that the wind energy here referred to must be1replenished constantly because the loss by friction be tween thewinds and the earths surface is so great that if new energy was not supplied all Winds o would disappear within two weeks 4 The source of almost all the energy of course is the heating the air andbyevaporat x ing Old Sol generates the different forms of energy which are converted into air motions wind to sW and me AJTof this is just by way of piquing your Interest and lead ing you into a visit with me about program to own and all otjhef civilized tions of our earth including to learn as muchJas can be concerted about our little planet and the universe of which it is an in finitesimal Report of a Preview so long ago I sat in newspaper all over the United States and heard an amazingly articulate scientist Doctor Roger Revelle previewin language largely in telligible to the lay mind what is planned during Internationa GeophysicalYear due to get of ficially under way in July of next year 1957 and continue until the end of 1958 Prof Revelle is director ofthe Scrfpps Institute of Oceanography at Calif He had flown to Colorado Springs from Japan to make good on his commit ment He thought it that import ant to haveAmericas newspa A LOAD OF STEEL DID Two unidentified pol wreckage of a house on the outskirts of Pittsburgh Pa and itsload of steelrods crashed into the dwelling Two were killed s Woman Spends 39 Hours in the Tub AND SHES HUNGRY AP Wirephoto icemen Monday examine after a truck jack knifed of the three women inside Crowley72 w to have suffered ay 39 hours in a bath tub sne while bathing lriday nighrina was thTTUfr until when her daughter Mary Hawkins found the doors locked on her usual Sunday visit L called firefighters entered the house and helped the elderly woman into bed Mrs fcrowleyi only complaint after her rescue was Im pers wised 4up oh what lies ahead The 45minute report held spellbound a hardboiled crowd of editors accustomedto oratori cal efforts of a widely divergent character Butthey hadnt heard anything such as was presented to them by thesoflzSgoJkenCalL fornian whose specialty is study ing the oceans their beds All Information Shared International Geophysical Year was defined by Dr Revelle as a cooperative enterprise by scien tists to make measurements that win help us in understanding the nature of the earth and how the earth is affected by ttie The 40 participating nations have pledged themselves not only to contribute their fair share financially but to make available all the information procured by Theres to be afree ex change in the best tradition of true scientific endeavor During our Revolutionary Revelle recalled Ben jamin Franklin had an order is sued bythe Continental Congress that American ships were not to interfere with the famous Eng lish explorer Capt James Cook then on great voyage of discovery in the Pacific Instead they were to give him aid wherever Even the Russians Doctor Revelle added respect this1 un written law have agreed to maintain two observing po5ts oh cakes of floating ice in the Afctic 3S Antarctic There win be some 35 similar of in the Ant V CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Much State Support of Selecting Nixon r t By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS t A of representative Iowa Republican leaders In dicates sigmficant support in this state for selection of Vice Presi dent Richard Nixon as President Eisenhowers running mate again Ike wants him An Associated Press survey indicated Nixons widespread fol lowing Even most of those who didnt want to express an opinion on renomination of Nixon they liked him personally One of the few dissenters WflliariTF Iowa City the Johnson County Republicar chairman He said he opposes re nomination of Nixon because I think hes a liability to the party although I like him Several said they would favor whomever President Eisenhowers choice is my said McCoy Carroll McCoy is Carroll County GOP chairman State Republican Chairman Don Humbbldt said flatly he favors TTp The party should renominate Nixon for vice president He has shown himself to be a valuable and dedicated publicservant But if President JEisenhower indicates he wants somebody else theres no question he can have whom ever he asks Goy Leo Hoegh said he had not made up his said Generally speaking I want to learn how the people of Iowa feel about the matter I like Nixon very much and he has done a fine At Mason City Cerro Gordo County Chairman Leo M Swee sey said Ive talked to a lot of people about this Nixon thing and we cant imagine why everybody is so concerned about it We think Nixon should be given an other whack at the vice presiden cy Despite his age we think he is well qualified perhaps bet ter qualified than any other man in the party SAME DATEWSW Defends Parole Board Refusal in Runyon Case DES MOINES Iowa Pa role Board member Monday stoutly defended the boards re fusal to parole bank robber Tom Runyon from the Fort Madison State Penitentiary Virginia Bedell Spirit Lake al so sharply criticized Warden Percy Lainson and two writers sure she caHedtheir pres on the board in behalf of Runyon Bedellsremarks were contained in a lengthy address prepared for presentation to a bankers convention meeting in Des Moines Monday There has been much publi city to create sympathy for one of the worst bank robbers in the Iowa State Penitentiary Tom Mrs Bedell said Mrs Bedells references to writ ers were to mystery novelist Erie Stanley Gardner i and Gordon Gammack Des Moines Register and Tribune Columnist Gardner recently wrote a guest column for Gammack in which Gardner urged Runydns release Mrs Bedell described Runyon as not only a batik robber but is also serving life sentence fpr one of the most brutal and un provoked an inexcusable mur ders in Iowa Runyon was convicted in the slaying of James Zrostlick Britt farmer in 1935 COSH I HOLLYWOOD Dolores Gray Sunday casually mentioned to actress AnnSheri lan that she had t seven poodles Miss Sheridan wasnt very im pressed I have 17 of she said North lowan Four Others Are Victims f Larry Ridenour Is Vicfiin M Crash Five persons died in weekend autov accidents in Iowa boosting the staters 1956 motor vehicle deathtoll to On this date last year the tollstood at Latest reported victim was Lar ry Hidenour 16 son of Mrs Vio let Ridenour West Bend killed Sunday afternoon when the motor cycle he was riding struck a car broadside at an intersection in Bode Not Injured Dwayne M Johnson Bode the driver of the car was not in jured Johnsons wife suffered chest injuries and cuts and was hospitalized at Fort Dodge Her condition was reported as good Sheriff E Bradley Hum boldt County said the accident oc curred just a few yards from the home of young Ridenours sister Mrs Stanley Olson where the youth had been visiting Everett Bruns 27 Waukon was killed early Sunday when the car in which he was riding alone nil a concrete bridge abutment on Highway 9 near Decorah He was pinned in the wreckage Similar Accident The body as taken to the Schultz Funeral Home in Post ville Eldon Breitbach 29 Monticello was killed in a similar accident about midnight Saturday His car smashed into a bridge abutment at Monticello Warren Bishop Cedar Rapids was killed in a headon collision of two autos on Highway 150 near Davenport late Saturday night Jerry Eckler 17 Marshalltown was killed Saturday night when he car in which he was riding overturned in a ditch south of Marshalltown Neff Sticks To Earlier Testimony Edson Tells of Incident WASHINGTON lawyer lobbyist John M Neff acknowl edged Monday he did discus with a Storm man a possible contribution th election campaign fund Hickenlooper RIowa in th event1 Sen Hickenlooper was in favor of the natural gas bill He said the was with Wendell T Edson Storm Lak lawyer Edson had just testified to in quiring senators that Neff told aim a contribution would be available and that Hicken obper need know nothing abou it Main Points Called back to the witness chair after Edsons did not dispute the main points b the Storm Lake story But he to his prior denials that he had made any offer of a campaign sontribution in talks with Rob Jrt K Goodwin Republican na ional committeeman Iowa Goodwin has sworn thafNeff did Neff gave the testimony ata public hearing before a specia Senate by Sen George who then an nounced that as f areas know NeffsJwords marked th windup of Sen silently at thetable from which George and his committee col leagues conducted the Bearing He asked no is noi a member of the committee x Neff acknowledged that in testi mony earlier in the inquiry he had failed to mention any discus sion with Edson He said the mat ter had slipped his mind Not Questioned Neff said I cuss a campaign contribution when he first met Edson last fall He saidhe did not recall whether he had mentioned a figure of as Edsontestified Twenty five hundred r dollars just seems to stick out every Neff observed He said he did not question that the figure was mentioned if he says Asked about Edsons testimony that the offer was conditional upon assurance that Hickenlooper would vote for the gas bill Neff said I dont think I said it that Mrs Goodwin who also testi fied Monday told the senators tier husband mentioned to her at home both the occasions on which Goodwin said Neff visited him Mrs Goodwin said she did not even know Neffs name at the time but that she remembered distinctly her husband said that guy was back again at the time of the second visit Woman Killed in Freak Accident WHAT CHEER UP Mrs Harold tadley 18 Mfflersburg was killed Sunday when she fell on a steep bank on the front lawn of her parents home here and rfoke her neck Keokuk County Coroner R iles Gillett said Mrs Ladley had dashed into the street in front of he L L Harris home ier son Bruce 2 to safety He hadwandered into the street un attended i She started up the he child after she caught him and slipped falling backwards The child was not hurt THE LATEST THINGFour members of thepomtna Valley GOP Womens Club display the latest thing m style prior to their departure Monday to1 the na tional conference at Washington The skirts of white poodle cloth are trimmed with a waltzing elephant in blue Uhey hope that other dubs will adopt the idea of selling the skirts to finance campaigns this year Ike May Make Several Tours THE ASSOCIATED PKESS Top Republicans have begun talking about the kind of reelectio campaign President Eisenhower stioulrf thgdiscussion faT inHinntoc Vio11 Via tiic uiouuaaiuu a far indicates hell be make personal appearances in som key areas 7 r questionWas1 discussed Sunday in separate interviews b T nn n v JVVA UltcrVlcWS L three Chairman Leonard HaEand Sens Knowland California and Goldwater All threeindicated they foresaw Eisenhower forays intoat leas a few major Knowland said ihe personally About The Weather Mason City Cloudy through Tuesday with lightrain Mon day night and occasional snow flurries Tuesday Colder Tues high 3540 Low Monday night 3236 owa Mostly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday with rain south and northeast mixed with snow northeast Rain ending southwest Tuesday Colder Tuesday and northwest Monday night Low Monday night 2430 northwest 3036 southeast President to go into some area where Republican candidates fac strong opposition Amongthe Democrats Sen EsteSjKefauver had more to say about his position oi Eisenhowers healtti as a cam paign position that con flicts with the one taken by Adla Stevenson Kefauver said he doesnt plan to make an issue of the Presi dents health The Tennessee Democrat added that he ha never questioned anyones physi cal condition or his Minnesota Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Monday SLEET Maximum Minimum I YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 42 29 35 40 12 Heres One Loan At Least Which Weve Been Repaid By J D TOMPKINS New York Herald Tribune News Service Special to The GlobeGazette NEW YORK American tax ayers who sometimes gripe over he cost of the Marshall Plan and other foreign aid will be cheered y the news that a loanby the jovernment to an European en erprise four years ago has been paid in with interest Moreover the lending enabled a tptterihg industryof Greece to rehabilitate itself in a difficult period modernize facilities and contribute importantly to the na tional The benefit to the United States was as a condition of ransaction the of a argetonnage of the strategic material bauxite ore from which aluminunv is reduced In 1952 the Mutual Security Agency Commission to Greece a Marshall Plan agency entered into an agreement with Eleusis Bauxite Mines one of Greeces major industries to pro vide tons of aluminum content ore for Western defense within a period ofthreeyears Under the contract extensive deposits of bauxite at Eleusis nearthe seacoast about 15 miles west of Athens were prepared and equipped for largescale min ing operations MSA a total of the loan repay able with fhterestin bauxite Of the total was in dol ia German and in Grecian v From a largelymanual opera tion of hand loaded ore cars and pick and shovel the Eleusis mines were converted to mechanized mining Moderniza tion of the mine has enabled the Eleusis owners to recapture Ger man and other customers lost during the war and post war re construction periods Stevenson one of Kefauvers ri vals for the Democratic presiden tial nomination has said he views Eisenhowers health as a com pelling Talking to newsmen at Man Chester N Kefauver said he doesnt think Stevenson is wrong in taking this jus that Im running my own cam Another Democrat Sen Ful bright of Arkansas said Monday ie fears discussion of Eisen howers health will overshadow what he called the really impor policy While we talk about the Presi dents health and whether there i asting prosperity we may be osing Asia to the Ful bright told a newsman Stevenson in a speech prepared or a farmer audience at Mar shall said Monday the Eisenhower administration has ried repeatedly to cripple soil conservation programs He said emocrats in Congress will flat y turn down such High Court Upholds Segregation Ruling WASHINGTON W Sup erne Court Monday upheld a de ision that the ban on racial seg egation in public schools applies o taxsupported colleges and uni ersities The decision was given by a special threejudge U S District Court in Greensboro N C It or dered the admission of three Ne groes to the University of North Israeli Officers Are Shot X New Flurry of Activity vnew ianIsraeli clash Monday brqught newfear ofwar closer to seething Middle East r Three Israeli officers as the two Asides changed fire on ofthe Sea of GalileeSunday Jess than 48 hours after JordansKing Hus sein fired British Lt Gen John Bagpt Glubb the veteran Arab Legion chief r N The enraged Branded the latest Galilee a Syrians still held one wounded Westenr diplomats expressed open concern the jGalilee t clash might setOff a chain reaction at a time when tensions are at their highest since the Arabs and Is raelis fought in 1948 FullScale War Its just thissort of shooting incident that can explode fullscale war Tight said one Western diplomat Western circles feared Israel might use the latest incident to preventive she felt she still enjoyed military superiority There was also apprehension that with Arab nationalism flushed to a new high by pride over Glubbs ouster the Arab J to gn info tion Jordans dismwsaL of its mili tary head hrought 9a flurry ot activityin Middle East anSAsian capitals f Syrias Premier Said el Ghazzt flewr to Cairo with master and chief of staff With Syrian President Shtikri Officers Recalled LONDON Britain recalled the remaining senior officers in Jordans Arab Ue4 gion Monday in retaliation for King Husseins curt dismissal of Lt Gen John Bagot Glubb the legion founder and comV mander Prime Minister Eden made the announcement in tense session of the House of Commons against mounting demands foT a hardening of British attitude towards he Arabs hey were to confer with Premier Gamal Abdel Nasser on the Egyp ianSyrian defense pact To Aid Jordan El Ghazzi aiuiounced earlier hat Syria JBgypt and Saudi all linked in mutual de ense would go to Jordans lid should Israel attack Meanwhile Britains Foreign iecretary Selwyn Lloyd who isited New Delhi enroute to the EATO meeting in Karachi seated Britains proposal that Is aeli and Arab forces withdraw rom Israels frontier Lloyd rec mmended that the Palestine ruce commission be increased to atrol the demilitarized zone and revent incidents Egypt earlier proposed such a ullback to provide a buffer zone long the Palestine armistice ne but Israel was cool to the dea Israels Prime Minister Ben urion defied Jordan to start rouble He told members of his apai party at a meeting near el Aviv he had heard King ein declare he is now ready to estroy Normal Tenor Let him said BenGurion Jordans capital of Amman re sumed its normal tenor Monday after three days of cheering streetthronged demonstrations in support of Glubbs ouster King Hussein in a special broadcast Sunday night thanked his subjects but asked them to go back to PRICE OF FAME MOSCOW The Soviet press Monday ignored the third anniversary of the death af the late Premier Josef Stalin whose oneman rule recently was criti cized by the Communist Partys 20th congress Antony British War Minister Head arrived on the ean island of Cyprus where Brit ain has two par a troop to move to Jordan to pror ect British citizens Jif trouble omes RAF transport planes vere rushed to Cyprus over veekend to evacuate Britons Jordan it necessary ;