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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 7, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER T H AT M S ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIII Associated Press United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 1 1957 This Paper Consists ot Two One No 127 At Least 10 Dead After Ships Collide The World Around Us The Lucky Side Offers Best View Number 94 EDITORS NOTE This is one of a series of daily reports by our editor on a trip by air around the world By W EARL HALL T N THE AIR OVER THE TURK 1 ISHGREEK FRONTIER 1 have nothing but approbation for an idea advanced by a personable young American from Oxford Uni versity on the but early this morning as we jolted along the baekstreets of Istanbul between Hilton hotel and the airport he insisted should write a book advising American tourists on such mat ters as how to see the cities of the world from a plane or bus Invariably those fortunate enough to be seated on the lucky side get to see every thing while those not thus blessed might as well have REP McCORMACK House Puts Final OK on Doctrine FROM OUR WIRE WASHINGTON SERVICES The Hous rein a i n e d at W h y dont YOU write book I that sug gested and he admitted that he had already W EARL HALL started to col lect material Along with the subject men tioned he plans to dish out some tips on when where and how much to tip Hell deal with such ethical problems as Should one tip when he knows that 15 per cent already is being taken out of his hotel bill for so called services I can hardly wait for his an swer An Interesting Story From this lad Price Zimmer mann Philadelphia of Exeter College I had a most interesting story about the role of Robert Col lege above Istanbul In an amaz ing number of particulars it is playing the same helpful role for the American viewpoint in Tur key that American University AUB plays in Beirut Lebanon Young Zimmermann and his excollege roommate Donald Leighton Springfield had been spending their Christmas holidays with a former classmate at Williams College who is now on the staff of the Ameri Thursday passed and sent t President Eisenhower a resolu tion declaring the United States is willing to fight if necessary to resist Communist aggression in the Middle East The roll call vote was 35060 The House acted by quickly adopting the Senate version of the resolution w h i c h Eisenhower sought on an urgent basis two months ago The Senate finally passed the bill Tuesday 7219 Greater Leeway The measure also gives Eisen hower greater leeway in spending million in militaryeconomic aid to the troubled area between now and July 1 This was the second time the House has voted on the Eisen hower Doctrine Five weeks ago it overwhelmingly approved measure carrying out Eisenhow ers original request for specific authority to use American armed forces if necessary against any Mideast Communist aggression Wording Changed The Senate changed the word ing to read that the United Control at Gaza Aqaba Pullout Is Under Way GAZA blue and white of the United Nations was raised over the Gaza Strip Thurs day replacing the flag of Israel All but a small contingent oi Israeli soldiers left the troubled Mediterranean coastal area be fore dawn after 125 days of oc cupation The rest were to com plete the withdrawal later Thurs day Withdrawal moves also got un der way in the Shann El Sheikh area on the Gulf of Aqaba Equip ment and supplies for the small garrison there were loaded on ships and started back to Israel The Israeli army said troops vould be pulled out and adminis ration of the area turned over to J N units Friday No Major Hitch The departure from Gaza of the victors in the OctoberNovember nvasion went off without any major incidents reported Some shots were heard in Gaza City during the early morning hours nit the cause of the firing was not immediately known The withdrawing Israeli con voys were protected by armorec patrol cars as they crossed into States is prepared to use armed forces to resist any Communist can sponsored overlooks the institution Bospliorus which some aggression in the Middle East provided that the country at tacked seeks aid House Democratic Leader John W McCormack said that with enactment of the resolution Eisen hower now holds full responsibil ity for carrying out a positive program in the Middle East Appeasement is the road to McCormack told the House We have shown the world Amer ican unity The execution rests with President six miles from the heart of Is tanbul Mostly Turks Its students are mostly Turks although theres a sprink ling of Americans largely chil dren of our consular representa tives Part of the instruction is in English the remainder in the Turkish language Robert gradu ates gravitate out to all parts of Turkey as teachers and profes sional people passing along the ideas and ideals acquired at the distinguished school But what I wanted to say is that this is one place where the passenger on an airport limou sine bound for downtown Istanbul should be advised to keep his eyes closed until he comes to the bridge over the Bosphorus which looks out on one of the worlds most famous scenes the Golden Horn Except for Liie remains of an ancient viaduct and the crumbling ruins of a city wall going back eight or nine hundred years to the era of Turkish his tory there is nothing but slums and sordidness on this drive Famous Blue Mosque One of the pictures implanted in memorys eye is a hundred minarets including those of the famous Blue Mosque silhouetted against a vivid sunrise as we be gan our jaunt out here to the Is tanbul airport for our early morn ing flight to Athens another re turn With the arrival of my plane in Istanbul yesterday I had com pleted my first trip around the world Until 1 started on this odys scy I had never been beyond Tur key to the east But there are still some faraway places I havent visited yet My feet arent yet 1 am beginning to study Safecrackers Foiled in Two Titonka Breakins TITONKA Burglars were busy here Wednesday night but their take was only a small amount of cash They entered the K and H Oil Co through the front door which they pried open and ruined the safe but didnt get it open They got S15 or S20 from the cash register drawer They left their sledge hammers and tools strewn about the room when they left The tools were taken from the Rock Island sta tion tool shed The thieves tried to get into the Farmers CoOperative Elevator but all they did was jimmy the door At the Botsford Lum Israel Norwegian soldiers of the U N Emergency Force set up a sentry post and barrier at 6 a m at the Israeli frontier two nliles from Gaza City on the northern end of the narrow strip The first arrivals were greeted by Arabs who defied an Israeli curfew to dash into the streets with cries of Long live Abdel Nasser and shouts of Israelis o Israeli border guards again manned their own sentry posts which had been abandoned after the Israeli push into Gaza and the Sinai Desert Advance Elements Throughout the strip Israeli and forces moved swiftly to accomplish the historic change over virtually completing it 15 hours before the 24hour deadline set by the Israeli command Advance elements of troops moved into the sfcnp at 7 Wednesday from the Sinai Peninsula Despite a drenching rain their jeeps and trucks rap idly deployed the soldiers from Denmark Norway Sweden In dia and Colombia over the 26 by 8 mile stretch of coastal land The withdrawing Israelis left behind them in prison some 300 suspected Fedaycen commando raiders Their fate was up to he command The Israelis had said they seized Gaza to wipe out the bases for Arab raids into Is rael The Tanker Is Cut in Half 58 Survivors Picked Up AP Wirephoto TANKER RESTS ON BOTTOM The tanker Mission San Francisco lies in shallow water after a violent explosion tore it apart followinga collision with a freighter near New Castle Del The blast was believed caused by fumes in the empty cargo holds Mason CityWoman Dies in Kansas Auto Crash Victory for De Valera Is Assured withdrawals meant Israel was yielding the last areas seized in its campaign against Egypt Prime Minister David BenGur ion ordered the final withdraw als and won big Parliamentary votes of confidence Wednesday for his action despite some bitter political opposition Adair Man Killed in aer they gained entrance through a door tried unsuccessfully to get into the safe and opened several drawers but nothing was taken The breakin was reported by Allan Boyken a newspaperboy Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst is 1 1 y u TT u j wivi 1 1 i ADAIR Merlin Sorbcr 41 i Adair filling station operator was killed Wednesday night in the collision of his car and a truck driven by Edwin Hill 44 Council Bluffs Sorber was alone Hill was not hurt The accident occurred on 6 a mile west of Adair Warmer Wea Over Be An invasion of cold air and northerly winds sent the mercury plumetting in Iowa Wednesday night but warmer weather was expected to set in by Saturday The stale low of 5 above zero was renortecl bv Mason Expected fore Saturday scattered points around the state during the night but no precipitation of consequence The outlook is for mostly clear skies Thursday and Friday with top readings Thursday afternoon in the unner 20s and lower 30s DUBLIN aging Americanborn expremier Eamon de Valera led in national election returns Thursday and appeared certain of wresting control of the government from Premier John Costcllo With 23 seats In the 147seat Dail parliament still to be de cided de Valeras Fianna Fail Party had clinched 68 seats Cos tellos Fine Gale 32 Labor Par ty 10 Farm eft 3 Republicans 1 Sinn Fein 3 and Independents 7 Costello held power two years and eight months wilh a coalition The Republican Party pulled out of the coalition and touched off Wednesdays elections The 74yearold de Valcra will return to head an Ireland stagger ing in its worst economic plight in years Unemployment and emi gration both are rising steadily De Valeras formal elevation to prime minister will await the con jvcning of the new Parliament on March 20 Under the Irish sys tem the premier is chosen by Parliament in a pocket elec tion that is only a formality when Councirone Paily nas an overall major NEW CASTLE Del vio lent explosion tore a Navy tanker apart following a collision with a freighter in the Delaware River early Thursday At least 10 crew members of the tanker including the captain and most of his deck officers were missing and feared dead The captain of the freighter the S S Elna II reported that all 23 members of his crew had been accounted for The tanker the Mission San Francisco sank almost immediately in shal low water near Pea Patch Jetty three miles south of here Twenty six of the 45 members of the tanker crew escaped in one of the Missions boats and nine others were pulled out of the wa ter by a wliolc host of small craft fishing boats and vessels from nearby refineries which raced to the scene Sudden Storm Rescue efforts were hampcret by a sudden snowstorm which blew up over the river at dawn and fire broke out anew on the stern of the tanker which jutted out of the water and burned fiercely Rescuers sai1 it was doubtful that any of the crew members still aboard who sur vived the blast could be alive The 26 survivors who were transferred to a Coast Guard cut ter and later to an Army tug were put ashore at New Castle None appeared seriously injured One the svirvivovs said the captain and those on the bridge must have been killed by the tre mendoLis blast which tore the superstructure into bits The tanker owned by the Navy is assigned to the Military Sea Transportation Service It is maimed by civilians and operated by commercial shipping firms un der contract to haul oil for the Navy Fumes Caused Blast One of the tankers survivors said that the ship which has a capacity of tons was empty and had not been defumi This concentration of fumes he said was what caused the terrific blast the force of which was reported as far away us 30 miles The firsl survivor from the Mis sion William C Bausch 35 Mi Mrs A J Bracken 1105 4thiami first assistant engi Alient own 1 Harrisburg PHILADELPHIA AP Wirephoto COLLISION in dicates place near New Castle where the Navy tanker Mission San Francisco collided with a freighter Enroute Home From Trip to California Attempt to Slow Down Spending WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower said Thursday he is trying to slow down the rate of overnment spending in an effort o keep living costs from rising still more Eisenhower also told a news conference that his lingering cough now has developed into a cold in the head and that he is laving difficulty hearing At the same time however Eisenhower said the cough which has been bothering him for several weeks is better Eisenhowers voice was quite husky and he coughed a couple of times during the meeting with newsmen He had a piece of cot ton in his left ear Ear Infection Later While House Press Sec retary James C Hagerty an iiounced that Eisenhower has a slight inflammation of the euas tachian tube in the left ear It was in that ear that Eisenhower had a cotton plug Hagerly said the inflammation developed Wednesday and that the President was treated then and again Thursday morning As for federal spending and prospects for cutting the adminis trations budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 wife of A J Bracken re tired mail carrier was killed Wednesday when the car in which she was riding skidded on icecov ered 54 near Fowler and overturned according to word received Enroute Home neer said the captain four mates the purser a steward and a radio operator were on the bridge at the time of the blast The bridge was blown to bits dont see how thcv could have Eisenhower he has ordered a study to determine whether the rate of government spending can be reduced He made that state ment after a reporter reminded him thnl the cost of living as re ported by the government still Her husband who was driving jout of bed jescaped uninjured The Brackens were enroute iiome after a sixweeks vacation AP wircuhoto iio Die West They had vis SUSPECT David Burch 25 assistant dean of admissions at itcd at the home of a son and daughterinlaw Mr and Mrs Loyola University Chicago shot Don Bracken Williams AFB Ariz and killed himself in his bed room Thursday while detectives searched his home for evidence j that might have connected him with the slaying of the Grimes sisters Police were unable however to definitely link him to the double murder and his suicide unexplained Mrs Bracken was born April 13 1901 at North English She had lived in Mason City the past 40 years on the rise Watched Carefully Eisenhower said at this point he added he knows of no program in the He said he was asleep in hisjlnidgct which should be abandon Icabin and the blast knocked him ed but that slowing up the nfte of spending might help to keep prices from going up more Eisenhower said the living cost situation is being watched care fully by the administration He added that a cut in the rate of spending would serve to take just that much pressure away wilh re spect to inflation Funeral Services rAll About Surviving are her husband a son Don in the Air Force Wil liams AFB three daugh ters Mrs Her Frenz Rockford The ship was covered with flames in an instant and listing to port as I went over the side I saw many members of the crew jump ing into the Set to Clear Vermin Out of Storehouse DES MOINES pest exter mination firm will begin work this week to clear out the vermin in ihc Iowa Capitol and state office buildings The State Executive Council rmin avc a onccar contact to Aaron initiii uiii i Mrs Rv Mar1 ries Monies for The Weather my maps a bit Thursday morning and other lows Cool weather is expected to con ranged up to 18 at Council Bluffs tinuc through Friday but a Davenport and Burlington warming trend and partly clourlj There was some light snow at skies are forecast for Saturday 3 Escape Iowa Falls Motel Fire IOWA FALLS threeroom cottage at the Scenic City Motel was destroyed by fire Wednesday night just north of here an High ways 20 and 65 Three young men escaped un harmed but lost a part of their possessions One had been sleep ing and two were watching tele vision when flames were discov ered between the ceiling and the roof There was no estimate of the damage The motel is owned by Mr and Mrs Andrew Thompson jiiini Flynn foopeston andj Mrs Don Lavonne Grupp Ma ison City and two sislcrs Mrs Etl jPinneke and Mrs Jerome Bluell Mason City Generally f a i rjbolh Madison Wis through Friday low Thursday Funeral services will be held night about 10 High Friday midjin City Saturday The Ma 30s jjor Funeral Home is in charge ol roaches walcr slvcr sh rals ers and The cost for the year will amount to SAME Black frae means traffic death In Iowa Generally fair through Fri day Low Thursday night 1525 Warmer Friday Minnesota Mostly cloudy light snow GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Thursday Maximum Wednesday 24 Minimum Wednesday night 5 At 8 Thursday 10 Precipitation trace of snow YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 3fi Jl Sports Bulletin ST AUGUSTINE Les Johnstone Mason City Thursday morning defeated de fending champion Wanda San chez 1up in the first round of the 29th annual Florida East Coast Golf Championships Miss Sanchez from Baton Rouge was comedalist Mrs John stone was to meet Mary Ann Downey Baltimore play Thursday afternoon U S Prepared to Use Gulf as International Waterway WASHINGTON dent Eisenhower UP Presi declared again Thursday that the United States use the Gulf of Slrails of Tiran is prepared to Aqaba and the as international water to what an open way But to a question an American shipper could as sume would happen if he trav eled through he Eiseri Ihowor replied he would have to consult further with the Department The President told his news conference it the same time that the outlook in the Middle East is brighter But he said there are still many problems which can come up The President also said that ho has totcl everyone since 1948 that they must recognize the existence of Israel as a historic act and lluit its problems must be con sidered in that hunt ;