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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 7, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII1 Associated Press and United Full Lease Wires Seven Cants a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 7 1957 Thii Pajxr of Two Ons ers Union Given AFLCIO Edict HAZEL HEMPEL ABEL Nebraskan Is Mother of the Year7 NEW YORK UPlHazel Hem pel Abel Lincoln Neb 68year old former U S senator and construction company president was named American Mother of 1957 Tuesday The announcement was made by Mrs Daniel A Poling pres ident of the American Mothers Committee Inc at the opening of the groups annual mothers conference Mrs Abel is a widow with five children four daughters and one son She has six grand sons Mothers of the year from every state the District of Co lumbia and Puerto Rico com7 peted for the national title A committee jury chose Ihe win ner Mrs Abel was born in Platts mouth Neb and has lived that state all her life She met her late husband George Abel when the two were students at the University of Nebraska After graduation he started a construction company with in savings The business grew to a large firm When Abel died in 1937 his wife took over as company president She ran the business for 15 years Then she turned it over to her only son Mrs Abel was elected to a short term in the U S Senate following the death of Sen Dwight Griswold Friday she will be honored as the American Mother of 1957 at the annual awards luncheon of the Mothers Committee at the New Vet HAZEL ABEL WaldorfAstoria Hotel US Aid to Turkey Paying Off Bill Set Presidential Veto Seen Troops Sent to Border of Syria By ANSEL E T ALBERT New York Herald News Service v pol icy of giving military aid to na tions willing to defend themselves against Communist aggression is paying off handsomely in the cur rent Jordan crisis Less publicized than the dra matic movement of the U S 6th Fleet to Eastern Mediterranean waters is the quiet and efficient development of crack Turkish armed forces units during the last few day to positions where they could most gobf in any Middle Eastern Turkey wit h at welltrained men under greater number for example than either Britain or France has available has of its best infantry andjarmored out fits to the Syrian border They could effectively neutralize any further move by Syria to swal low up the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan long a dream of the Greater Syria nationalists which recently has been revived by Soviet grants of arms and air craft to the Syrian armed forces 70 Aussie Pranksters Capture THE BENNINGTON SYDNEY Australia Sydney University students in pirate garb captured the US carrier Bennington Tuesday in a dawn prank that left American navalofficers more embarrassed than amused Armedwith cardboard cutlasses and carrying a skull and crossbones flag the students rowed to the carriers climbed the ladder and walked through the sleeping ship unchallenged They found their way to her empty bridge and sounded the chem ical warfare alarm Startled sailors tumbled from their bunks and the Benningtons 2500 officers and men dashed to their sta tions One officer later said the prank was taken in the spirit in which it was intended but they certainly gave us one mighty scare The Bennington arrived at Sydney May 1 in Connection with Australian celebrations of Coral Sea Week C America Peace Hopes Are Jolted By B LLIVINGSTONE WASHINGTON Iffi Hint of a presidential veto preceded House consideration Tuesday of a bill to expand mortgage credit and set up new homebuying preferences for war veterans As House leaders called iip the big onepackage housing measure Rep Talle RIowa said a bad bill wouldbe sureto invite a veto Both Talleand Republican lead rs left no doubt they considered sa bad bill the measurement o the House by the Democratic majority of the House Banking Committee Special Program The House Veterans Affairs pmmiUee also has opposed the bills provision for a special vet TEGUCIGALPA Honduras Efforts to bring peace to the rest ive HondurasNicaraguan borde area were jolted Tuesday by a unofficial report that Nicaragua troops had invaded the Cifuente area in southeastern Honduras The reports which lacked offi cial confirmation but came from reliable sources said the borde erans housing program under the federal Housing Administration and the inclusion of some GI pro visions which the veterans affairs group had rejected earlier With backing of the Eisenhower administration Talle was ready to offer as a substitute another measure omitting all veterans preference provisions The adminl There Soviet Aid is nothing President Prepares to Launch More Legislative Support By MERR1MAN SMITH WASHINGTON Eisenhower will launch a major campaign to enlist public support behind his legislative program in cluding his embattled budget informed sources said Tuesday The campaign will takeseveral directions including the Presi dents weekly news conferences and a nationwide radiotelevision speech in the near future next news conference will be on Wednesday But the President has definite crossing occurred at am Cifuentes is about 75 miles eastof Tegucigalpa the Honduran capi tal Troop Withdfawals Earlier a LatinAmerican peace team had talked until early Tues Hondiif asrruling AP VVlrcplibt MUJVTS THE WORD British socialite jazz pianist Robin DouglasHorde 25 ponders a question from a re porter before declaring he wont comment on reports that he plans to wed Princess Margaretha of Sweden over royal family objections DouglasHome also holds down an advertising agency job in London to help make ends meet Claim Swedish Princess to Defy Royal family and Wed PianoPlaying British Beau hesaid will go along with Public housing Is notinvolved in the present bill Rep Rsins author of the committee bill saidit is al T t i most altogether mortgage cred LONDON tBThe London Daily i V 1 V I 1 f t W I 1 1 imaginary about Soviet military aid to Syria and Egypt being increased since the Suez Canal crisis of last Octo ber During the last six months Iron Curtain shipments 0 these nations through the Eastern Med iterranean have increased three fold But chiefs of the Red Army would have a hard nut to crack in the shape of the Turkish Army Navy and Air Force which have been modernized with more than SI billion in American equipment they ever make the un likely decision to aid Syria and Egypt directly The 3rd Turkish Army with headquarters at Erzurum a city near the source of the Euphrates River 450 miles east of Ankara which figured in many past struggles between Rus sia and Turkey has the task of guarding the Caucasus Mountain approaches Ready for Anything Ten years ago this field army and the two other Turkish field armies had no tanks no big guns no mobile artillery and no modern airplanes to support their opera tions Today as a result of Amer ican help and the spending of nearly half the entire Turkish budget on defense measures the Turkish armed forces are ready for anything There is a string of jet bases across Turkey from the highly sensitive area of the Turkish Straits the Bosporus and the Dardanelles to the Caucasus Although these presently do not house any U S Air Force units they could be made available overnight The Turkish Army comprises 16 infantry divisions three cavalry divisions and six arm ored brigades equipped with American Patton and Sherman tanks ly made up his mind to speak out strongly in behalf of his program and budget at every as many of his supporters in Con gress have been urging Case Backs Plan Sen Clifford P Case a strong Eisenhower supporter said a nationwide presentationby the President of the urgent necessity and reasonableness oi his legislative proposals an d budget would be irresistible But House Democratic Leader John W McCormack Mass said when the President goes to the people fighting for his budget he Premier of Italy Quits ROME ffi Premier Antonio Segni resigned Monday 22 months to the day after his coalition Cab inet took office Withdrawal of Vice Premier Giuseppe Saragat and three other Social Democrat ministers from the Cabinet forced Segnis step troop als border area withthe committee from the Organization of Ameri can States OASXwas held behind classed doors but official sources said Honduras wasinsisting that Nicaragua pull its troops from the area of the Segovia or Coco River River Boundary Honduras claims the river forms the boundary between the to two countries but Nicaragua claims both sides of the stream The area northwest of the river forms the Mosquito Coast region a jungle region both countries have claimed since the 19 century Sporadic clashes broke out in the region last week with both sides charging bombing and straf ing of villages A ceasefire has brought a halt to the fighting A threeman U S military mis sion arrived in Tegucigalpa Mon day from Panama to help the OAS set patrols to main tain peace along the border injiScehoinebuying easi er and gi ioVjndUstry Chief ControWfiyi Boththe Democratic and Re publicanbills go beyond adminis tralion recommendations for eas ing mortgage financing and for standby authority to lower down payments on homes bought with governmentinsured mortgages Chief controversy centers on provisions of theDemocratic bill will be fighting his own party1 McCormack said more Republi cans than Democrats have voted against the President on budget items Eisenhower certainly faces an uphill fight Many Democrats and Republicans in Congress are lus tily swinging the economy axe under prodding from voters back home Criticism Grows The Presidents budget took an other volley of verbal blows Mon day night not only from power ful Democrats but from Senate Republican Leader William F Knowland who is steadily mov ing more and more into a tiort of opposition to the Chief Executive Knowland told a Republican dinner at Grand Rapids Mich billion the 12 Left with barely an ally in Par liament for his Christian Demo cratic party Segni quit a sick bed went to Quirinale Palace and handed his resignation to Presi dent Giovanni Gronchi Gronchi asked Segni and the Cabinet to continue as caretakers until a new government can be formed It was generally believed Gron chi will ask another Christian Democratto try to form a new Cabinet holding off elections un til their scheduled date next year Gronchi will begin talks about a new premier Tuesday posi GOP that Eisenhowers spending program for months starting July 1 is a major liability of the GOP administra tion He again pledged his best efforts to cut the budget by at least billion Dubuque Man Killed When Car Overturns DUBUQUE u g e n e A Schick 24 Dubuque was killed early Tuesday when the car he was driving missed a curve and overturned south of here on High way 151 SAME BItck fiB raeatu traffic Cfcilb Is 24 Road Fatalities Exceed 56 Toll For the first time since the beginning of the year Iowas 1957 highway traffic toll Tues day exceeded that of a year ago at this time Two more deaths Monday night and early Tuesday pushed the years total to 212 one more than the same date in 1956 Until Tuesday this years toll trailed the 1956 pace by as many as 35 The total number of fatalities last year was a record more than 5n 1955 Committee Votes in Favor of Postal Rate Hike WASHINGTON tf The House Post Office and Civil Service Committee Tuesday voted in fa vor of raising the postal rate on first class or letter mail from 3 cents to 4 cents The action approved a section of a bill calling for general in creases in Tbere was no final action on the bill The committee will meet again Wednesday to consider proposet increases on second class mail which includes magazines and newspapers Rep Murray DTenn said Tuesdays vote in a closed ses sion was by about 2 to 1 In addition to hiking letter mail to 4 cents the section approved by the committee would boost the mailing charge for post cards from 2 cents to 3 cents of air mail letters from 6 cents to 7 cents and of air mail cards from 4 cents to 5 cents 1 Use a billion dollars of Na tional Service Life Insurance trust funds to ease GI home financing through open market purchase of veterans mortgages 2 Create a new veterans hous ing program within FHA giving veterans special downpayment preferences equal to half the down payment required of nonveterans GI mortgage guarantees are now provided by the Veterans Admin istration 3 Give the VA and FHA author ity to fix reasonable limits on charges fees and discounts as sessed by lenders in financing GI mortgages Mail sajdTuetday ithad learned S w e di s h Princess Margaretha plans to defy her family arid mar rylier British suitor Of noble line age but The Mail added that Uie beauti ful 22yearold granddaughter of King Gustaf VI and Robin asHome have agreed however to wail two years A 25yearold nephew of the Earl of Home he writes advertising copy by day and plays the piano for a hotel cocktail hour The advertising agency pays him 15 pounds a week the hotel twice as much Friends of DouglasHome also insisted the romance is still very much alive despite the strong op position of the Scandinavian roya amilywhich recoiled at the thought of having a sonin4aw who plays piano for money in a cocktail The romance hit the papers over the weekend and a spokes man for the Swedish royal house announced Margarethas family had rejected theBritons proposal as DouglasHome put in his usual stint at the keyboard Monday light Among the numbers he played were Singing the Blues Our Love Is Here to Slay and Im in the Mood for Love But he told reporters It is not my place to say any thing As far as I am concerned this is a purely personal matter between two people Told to Answer Charges Rival Factions Are Called In By NORMAN WALKER WASHINGTON UH AFL CIO Ethical Practices Comntit ce turned from the Teamsters p the Bakers Union Tuesday in a drive to svyoep corruption out ot he 15millionmember labor fed eration The fiveman committee called In rival factions of the 160000 member Bakery and Confection ary Workers Union to answer charges of alleged misuse un ion funds The committee Monday pre sented the embattled Teamsters Union and its president Dave Beck with a 22page indict ment listing charges against Beck and a number of other na tional and local officers of the trucking union which million membership The Teamsters were given uhttl May 24 toanswer the counts or show they recognize union mis deedsand intend to clean them up The ethical practices group plans to recess the bakers hear ings from Wednesday until May 25 Ltss SptctacuUr The charges Involved in Ihe Bakery Workers ease are less spectacular thanthose against the Teamsters Curtis R Sims the Bakerssec NEW RESERVE CENTER DBS MOINES Des Moines Army The old Fort post will be converted into a training center or Army Reservists Work will start as soon as 5th Army head quarters in Chicago receives word from the Defense Depart ment which has given its ap proval Centerville Woman Is Accident Victim OSKALOOSA UP Miss Mildred Christensen 50 Genterville was killed date Monday when a car in which she was riding collided with a truck on Highway 92 about seven miles east of Oskaloosa Her sister Mrs Jerry Nyall 41 was driving was taken to the Ma haska County Hospital here in critical condition Sheriff James T Harvey re ported that Mrs Nyall was at tempting to pass an castbounc truck and struck the rear of it when the driver Harry Pippel 25 of Pelia turned off the highway The car overturned in a ditch POSTHUMOUSLY A Pulitizer Prize to Gene ONeill BULLETIN BISMARK N D UP About 400 inmates of the North Dakota State Prison refused to work Tuesday milled about the yard and caused extensive dam age to the cell house authorities said High Court Rules on Law Practice WASHINGTON tf Th e Su preme Court ruled Monday that Communist Party membership in the past does not by itself dis qualify one as morally unfit to practice law In an 80 decision the court overruled New Mexicos refusal to permit Rudolph Schware a jformer Communist permission to I take the state bar examination NEW YORK u gene ONeill Monday won the first posthumous Pulitzer prize ever awardedfor his autobiographi cal drama Long Days Jour neyinto Night It is a cur rent Broadway hit The late playwright thus joined two other men as four time winners in the 40yearold history of the a r d s The others were thelate playwright biographer Robert E Sher wood and poet Robert Frost In another unprecedented ci tation the trustees of Columbia University gave the biography award toa member of Con gress Sen John F Kennedy for his Profiles in Courage a study of some of the great figures in US Senate history For the first time since 1954 the trustees passed over the current crop of fiction and made no award for novels However novelist Kenneth Rob erts received a special citation for past achievement in the field In journalism the Chicago Daily News won the 1957 Pul itzer prize for meritorious pub lic service for exposing a S2V4 million fraud in the office of the state auditor of Illinois retorytreasUrer has accused the unionpresident James C Cross ofmisuse union fimdsV Sims made similar accusations against George Stuart a vice president who fifts jSince resigned Both Denied the charges and Lhc unions board suspended Sims In the factional alignment that followed HermanWinter presi dent emeritus of the Bakersor ganization sided with Cross Sims said fast month he under stood Cross was repaying to lha union some for perspnal tel ephone calls to a girl friend and that he also was returning to the union three embarrassing Cadil lacs No Reference Cross replied through a spokes man that although there was noth ing improper in my use of the telephone or in accepting an auto mobile gift he was paying for the phone calls and returning car s i Cross made no reference to any other automobiles When Winter criticized Sims for carrying his charges to the news paper Sims replied in a letter Is public knowledge of the truth a greater union crime than the scandalous mis us e of a unions money by its highest of ficial The Teamsters Beck despite his difficulties has received a new vote of confidence from his unions board The group on mor tion of Union Vice President James R Hoffa of Detroit unani mously expressed confidence in Beck Monday At no time been any discussion about the general pres ident Beck resigning or any re quest before this board that resign and the board goeson rec ord as cooperating and support ing the general president as it has in the past a resolution said All About AP Wircphoto THIS CAR HIGH TAILS rear of Ray Frankes car is 10 feet Sir the air as it rests against a front smack against a utility pole Franke Oconomowoc Wis escapecHvith bruises when the car skidded out of control struck the pole and then somehow upending in this position The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and a little warmer Tuesday night low 5055 Wednesday partly cloudy and continued mild high 7883 Iowa Fair through Wednesday Warmer east Tuesday night Otherwise little temperature change Low Tuesday night mostly in 50s Minnesota Continued pleasant INJURIES DES MOINES K Qualiey 24 DCS Moines died Monday night at Iowa Lutheran Hospital of injuries he received April 28 when his car hit a traf fic signal island in Des Moines GlobeGazette weather data to S am Tuesday Maximum Monday 77 Minimum Monday night 44 At 8 am Tuesday 65 YEAR AGO Maximum 59 Minimum 35 ;