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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 1, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION VOL LXMI Associated Press and United Press Kull Seven Ceats Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 1 1954 This Paper Consists of Four One ISRAELI ADVANCE ON SINAI PENINSULA AP Wirephoto Israeli troops advance up a bar ren hill in their current drive across Egypts Sinai Peninsula toward the Suez Canal Israel claims some of its forcles are only 10 miles from the vital waterway Adm Dufek Is First to Land at THE SOUTH POLE WARREN R I UP An American landed fay plane at the South Pole early Thursday the first person in the world to do so according to a radio report received here Word of the historic landing by Rear Admiral George Dufek was received hereby a ham radio operator Newton Kraus He received the shortwave radio message shortly before dawn from the U S base at McMurdo Sound in Antarctica Dufek touched down at the pole at 11 CST and spent 45 minutes at the exact bottom of me world The admiral commander of Task Force 43 flew the 500 miles from McMurdo to the pole in a Navy R4D skiequipped plane The radio message did not say how many others were aboard Only two exploring parties previously have reached the South Pole Both were afoot Hungary Warsaw Pact VIENNA W Premier Imre Nagy of Hungary called in the Soviet ambassador Thursday and gave notice that Hungary was withdrawing from the Warsaw Pact Radio Budapest announced Pllt tneir candidate on the air ritishFrench Continue Attacks Against Egypt Ike Pledges Neutrality in MidEast Stevenson to Speak on Egypt Crisis PITTSBURGH UP Adlai E Stevenson will make a nation wide televisionradio address of the Middle East situation and talk to a Democratic campaign rally in the Memorial Auditori um at Buffalo Thursday night The Democratic presidential nominees staff still was await ing word from the major net works on his request for free time to reply to President Eisen howers 15minute talk to the na tion Wednesday night went ahead on the assumption the re quest would be granted Free Time President in Report to Nation WASHINGTON President Eisenhower having ruled out use of U S armed forces in the present Middle East fighting looked to the United Nations to ind a way of solving this tor menting In the the President said in a radioTV broadcast to he nation Wednesday night the Jnited Nations has proved able o find a way to end bloodshed We believe it can and will do so He said the United States would do all in its power to localize the fighting and to end the con No Specific Steps did not suggest specific The networks asked the Fed eral sion candidate is entitled to free time The Stevenson camp wants to Communications Commis whether the presidential Nagy also told the Soviet ambassador that Hungary intends to pursue a neutral course in the future and protested the entrance of new Soviet troops into the country the broadcast said Nagy said the government had received reliable reports of the new Russian forces The sador the Free Budapest Radio said promised to forward the protest and ask for an immediate answer from Moscow Nagy informed all diplomatic missions in Budapest that Hun gary was calling upon the United Nations for the protection of Hungarian neutrality Nagy it was reported already Jias advised Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold of Hungarys wish for neutral status He asked that the question be put on the agenda of the coming General Assembly For the first time in nine days no gunfire was heard in Buda pest Russian tanks and infantry apparently had been withdrawn from the capital to their bases But there were reports that the Russians had thrown a cordon about the city some 10 miles Je Bulletins PARIS and Brit ish aircraft carriers moved to ward the Suez Canal Thursday bearing down on the waterway from both north and south a French Defense Ministry com munique said There was no indication whether any troop transports accompanied the carriers and the Defense Min istry did not specify the num ber of naval units involved Vengeance squads of young rev olutionaries still prowled the streets of Budapest and the citys sewers hunting members of the hated Hungarian Communist se cret police When they found them in the sewers they shot them and dumped their bodies When they found them in the streets they hung them up by the feet When they shot them in the streets they poured gasoline on their bodies and burned them Despite repeated pleas of the Communist dominated governdence ment of Premier Imre Nagy no body was back at work in the fac tories There was no public trans port Nearly everything remained at a standstill Resentment mounted in Buda pest against the Nagy regime The political situation was un clear Nagys government was trying to hang the shouts of massed demonstrators Wednesday that this government of murders resign MOSCOW UP Soviet Union Thursday called for a new meeting of the 29 nation Bandung conference of Asian and African powers to mobilize support for Egypt CAIRO Egyptian government Thursday took over British and French oil in dustries in Egypt BEIRUT Lebanon a fighting speech to his people President Nasser of Egypt promised Thursday we will fight from village to village from place to until Egypt wins victory In a 20 minute broadcast heard here Nasser pledged he would fight to the last drop of my blood to secure Egyptian indepen at 6 CST the time of the start of the Eisenhower broad cast Wednesday night The Mutual radio network has made that time available Final Stage The hostilities in Egypt virtual ly crowded out ail other issues in Stevensons strategy as he en tered the final stage of a cam paign which finds him seeking to seize the initiative on the peace Stevenson asked a tumultuous audience in Pittsburghs Hunt Ar mor Wednesday night to support efforts to end the war between Egypt and Israel but said I can not promise to support or respect a foreign policy that has bluffed and blundered the United States into a shattering diplomatic disas It has brought the whole world to the brink of another war that Dulles secretary of stale may not have planned but which he did a lot to he said The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy through Friday Showers Fri day Not much change in tem perature Low Thursday night 4346 High Friday 5560 Iowa Partly cloudy and warm er Thursday night scattered showers west Mostly cloudy He steps He said the U N General As sembly should be able to bring the opinion of the world to bear on the situation created by Israels attack on Egypt anc BritishFrench intervention He chided Britain France anc Israel but added that all hac been provoked by Egyptian ac tions Ke said he has no plan to call a special of Congress But promised to maintain close contact with congressional lead ers A few hours before Eisenhower spoke the State Department banned travel by U S citizens into Egypt Israel Jordan and Syria except where a trip is de termined to be in this countrys best The department announced also that Americans had been evacuated from the same four countries by late Wednesday af ternoon and that by its count Americans remained Avoid Area The Maritime Administration meanwhile advised all U S mer chant ships to avoid the Suez anal area until the Middle East situation is clarified Eisenhower described the tan gled situation in his speech and hen said In the circumstances I have described there will be no United States involvement in these present Eisenhower declared that the sraeli British and French deci sions to attack Egypt were deci sions taken in Yet to say that the U S gov ernment considers the British and Israeli actions wrong Eisen hower declared is in no way to minimize our friendship with these nations nor our deter mination to maintain those friend Earlier in his speech Eisenhow er said that in Eastern Europe there is the dawning of 1 new with scattered showers If the Soviet Union faithfully GEN CHARLES KE1GHTLEY VICE ADM P BARJOT HEAD EXPEDITION Britain and France Wednes day named the leaders of their joint expedition force in connection with the current operation in the Suez Canal zone Gen Sir Charles Keightley of England was chosen as commanderinchief while Vice Adm P Bar jot of France was named deputy chief Cairo Radio Says Ship Is Sunk in Suez Canal Vital Waterway Blocked LONDON British and French planes carried on nonstop attacks on Egyptian airfields Thursday and Cairo announced attacking aircraft sank an Egyptian warship in the Suez Canal blocking traffic and cutting off oil shipping to Europe Cairo said British and French warplanes raided Egyptian troops at crossing points along the canal and in the operation sank the Egyptian warship Akka in Timsah Lake just south of Ismailia midway point of the canal Britain and France launched military operations against Presi dent Nassers regime Wednesday night with the declared purpose of protecting the Mid East vay from fighting swirling bcl netbuilt MIG airforces on U N Assembly in session UNITED NATIONS N Y W General Assembly was called into emergency ses sion Jate Thursday o decide what to do about military at tacks by Britain France and Israel on Egypt The Security Council voted 72 Wednesday night to summon the assembly m which there is no veto Less than 24 houts earlier Britain and France had vetoed and Soviet resolutions in the council for a ceasefire in Egypt and withdrawal of Is raeli troops Under the resolution intro duced by Yugoslavia the spec ial session of the 76nation as sembly will consider recom mendations to members for collective measures includ ween Egyptian and Israeli forces n the Sinai Desert The Egyptians gave out no of icial information Thursday on he fighting with Israeli troops But the Israelis claimed Egyp tian troops were in retreat anc would soon be cut off in the Sinai Peninsula Even before Egypt announced blocking of the canal shipping was reported turning back from its approaches because of dange from military operations Egypt asked other Arab states to block another source for Mid die East pipelines from jihe main production centers to ing the use of armed force Mediterranean ports when necessary Less drastic steps could in clude a condemnation of Brit ain France and Israel a cease fire call or a request thai members punish the three with diplomatic and economic mea sures Any action the assembly takes must be approved by twothirds cf all present and voting The emergency session is the first ever called under the as semblys socalled uniting for peace resolution of Nov 3 1950 The United States got that resolution adopted in the Kore an War days to enable the tc act against aggression de spite the Soviet veto in the Se curity Council The Soviet bloc cast the only 5 votes against it Relations Severed Egypt broke off diplomatic re lations with Britain and France Jordan broke relations with France Cairo dispatches said five air raid alarms sounded in Cairo up to early afternoon and Egyptian military headquarters claimed six British planes were shot down over the Nile Delta Troops of the two Western na tions had not showed up in the area of operations but their land ing on Egyptian soil was expect ed British planes with cannon and rocket fire were reported in of ficial announcement here and at Cyprus their base to be striking round British pilots said they had de stroyed 14 Egyptian planes in cluding Soviet MIG15 fighters The pilots said they had encoun tered almost no resistance It was limited they said to in efefctive antiaircraft fire and a lone fighter which attempted to intervene Airfields Hit The air strikes beginning at dawn after a night of British and French bombing attacks were aimed at the airfields of Abu Sueir Fayid and Kabrit in the Canal Zone Inchass 35 from Cairo and Kasfareet The reported sinking of Egyptian warship in the canal followed the British announce ment that another Egyptian war Police Actionr hard at five Egyptian airfields in the Suez Zone and Nile Delta in an effort to destroy Nassers So SAMI OATKI9555U LONDON set up machinery Thursday for gasoline rationing on a war time basis cooler extreme west L o w Thursday night 4854 Minnesota Cloudy showers GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum Wednesday 53 Minimum Wednesday night 47 At 8 a m Thursday 48 Precipitation trace acts upon its announced inten he said the world will wit ness the greatest forward stride toward trust and under standing among nations in our generation He reaffirmed U S readiness to assist the new governments of Hungary and Poland with econo mic help SUEZ IS CENTER OF ATTACKS Egypt has claimed that BritishFrench attacks have hit Cairo Alexandria 2 Port Said Ismailia 4 and the city of Suez A ship was sunk near Ismailia blocking the canal In the Gaza Strip area and Israeli attack is aimed at E ArLsh apparently designed to cut off Egypt from the strip Fighting continues in the Sinai Peninsula LONDON Prime Minister Eden under heavy attack from the Labor opposition Thursday called the BritishFrench attack on Egypt a police And he said Britain would happily turn over to the the physi cal task of maintaining peace in the Middle East after the BritishFrench forces separate the belligerent armies there and stabilize the ship had been sunk in the Red Sea off Suez at the southern ap proaches to the canal An Admir alty spokesman said the Egyp tian frigate Domiat went down under the guns of the British cruiser Newfoundland The Domiat was carrying mines with the apparent intention of laying hem in the said the Admiraity announcement It I added 69 survivors from the Do miat had been picked up by British ships Carrier Planes The British Defense Ministry said air strikes were being car jried out by earner as well as by shorebased aircraft In the desert fighting Radio Israel said that Egyptian troops in the Sinai Peninsula have been completely surrounded by Israeli mechanised units Other reports said the refugeepacked Gaza istrip virtua had been cut off by 1 j advancing Israeli soldiers Syria Egypts ally recalled her ambassadors from Britain and France for consultation after de glaring a state of emergency and general mobilization Damascus said Syrian forces fought a skir mish with Israeli forces on the Israeli side of the frontier Wednesday night and then with drew Eisenhower Will Get 52 of Votes Final Babsonpoll Predicts WASHINGTON final tabulation of the nationwide Bab sonpoll indicates that President Eisenhower will be reelected on Tuesday Assuming the relatively small undecided vote will divide equal ly between the major candidates a popularvote plurality of about million substantially less than the million edge he was given in 1952 Babsonpoll statistics show that per cent of those who voted for Eisenhower in 1952 now intend to support Stevenson while the ballot in 14 states and who may be supported by writein votes in a number of other states While Babsonpol findings show no more than a token Andrews vote in any of these areas his candidacy could be a factor in de and that new voters will follow per cent of 1952 Stevenson voters i the pattern established by formerihave switched their affections to candidate is likely to receive New Leaning to final electoralvote total would ri o M XT L f i be about 175 for Steven per cent or more of the combined vote of the two major candidates A leaning state is one in which a candidate appears to be leading with 51 to 52 per cent of the combined vote States in the 49toSl per cent classification are New York North Dakota Ohio Oregon South Dakota Vermont Wisconsin and Wyoming 228 electoral to zona Illinois Minnesota Nevada and Pennsvl a n d Kentucky 13 electors listed as On that 96 electoral termining the winner in some istates Andrews appears to be fdrawing his support principallyjhere is the way the race looks to1 Safe for from Eisenhower some i Babsonpoll analysts Arkansas Georgia Louisiana Ike will get approximately 52 Late tabulations indicate abases by a ratio of 6 to 1 Safe for Missouri North Car growing interest in the indepenl the Babsonpoll state Colorado Connecticut Idajohna Rhode Island South Carn dent candidacy of T Colcman probable results a state isiho Indiana Kansas Tennessee Texas and West This would give the whose name appears as safe if the leadinglMichigan Montana 131 electoral Tossup Massa chusetts New Mexico Oklahoma Virginia and Washington Iowa electoral son voters Babsonpoll analysts say per cent of the vote cast for the two major candidates Eisenhower To reach an electoralvote ma jority of 266 Stevenson would have to win all of his safe and states all of the toss If Eisenhower should lake hiskip states and 59 additional elec safe and leaning states hejtoral votes now in the Eisenhow would have an electoralvoteier leaning column In the lat count of 324 Stevensons group the states of Illinois and leaning states have 144jand Pennsylvania have a total of electoral voles Assuming that Ike will get an PICTURIrNo materi jeven break in the tossup states al change in the probable make ;