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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 14, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTHJOWANS NEIGH B O R S VOL LXIV AMoeUtod PICM tad United Ptta Full LCIM ccm MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 14 1957 Paper Consists Two Se clientSection No 31 eJlurlsjVlew Challenge at Congress To Send Arms to Tunisia French Raise Objections WASHINGTON the face of French objections the United States announced Thursday it is sending 500 Ml rifles and 50000 rounds of ammunition to Tunisia and that Britain is delivering oth er arms A State Department statemen expressed regret that the gov eminent of France hasnot found it possible to associate itself with the supply of arms to Tunisia As a matter of policy the Amer ican declaration asserted the Western countries should provide to Tunisia which has freely chos en to identify itself with the West the opportunity to purchase its means of defense from Western sources Initial Shipment Informants said the initial ship ment ofarms by Britain and the United States jointly would pro vide about 1500 rifles along with the 50000 rounds of ammunition The statement implied there would be other shipments later In London a Foreign Office spokesman said Britain was send ing 350 submachine guns and 70 Bren guns with ammunition as a token consignment The new French government of Premier Felix Gaillard had can celed an earlier tentative ar rangement for France to supply arms to Tunisian President Habib Bourguiba It had also objected strenuously to any other Western nation doing so Algerian Neighbor Tunisia is a neighbor of Algeria where native elements have been waging a terroristic war against French forces and residents The French are reported to have argued that the Western arms would in some instances at least eventually falL into Algerian rebel hands The United States and Britain took the position however that they had promised proWestern Bourguiba some military equip ment and that if he did not get it he might obtain Communist arms in quantity The shipment of arms to Tu nisa the State Department said is covered by the most explicit assurances by the government of Tunisia as to their defensive use their safe custody and their non transferability Foreign Minister Christian Pi ueau said the French would re gard any US or British arms de liveries as contrary solidarity to Atlantic NOT FOR SALE TO MAYS This is the new home in San Francisco for which Negro baseball star Willie Mays offered In San Francisco AP 5Or7 I trilULVIiiX 61500 and was turned down Neighbor hood pressure reportedly prevented the sale Mays Fails in Attempt to Buy Home SAN FRANCISCO iff Willie Mays attempt to buy a house nere failed Wednesday because he is a Negro The 27yearold San Francisco liants centerfielder offered the 537500 the owner asked for a new house at 175 Miraloma Drive but vas turned down after a waitof several days The owner said here was great neighborhood Belmond Girl Doing Quite Well After Heart Surgery DBS MOINES ItfCathie Gun derson 30monthsold Belmond girl who underwent a delicate heart operation here Wednesday was reported by Blank Memorial Hospital Thursday as doing quite well Her mother Mrs Dean Gunderson 22 remained at the hospital to be with her daughter of the The Weather Mason City Considerable cloudi ness occasional light rain or drizzle through Friday Little temperature change High Fri day mid 40s Low Thursday night near 40 Iowa Mostly cloudy through Fri day No important temperature changes Low Thursday night 3643 Minnesota Light rain colder GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 44 39 40 tee 61 27 pressure against the deal Walter A Gnesdiloff who is still offering the house at thesame not to Im just a unionworking man and Id never get another job if I sold this house to that baseball ilayer I feel sorry for him and if the neighbors say it would be okay Id do it Cites Pressure Gnesdiloff a smallscale build er and contractor in the upper middle class area said two prop erty owners he works for put pressure on him not to sell to May and neighbors objected by elephone Ive never been through this and of stuff and Im not even about it now the normally exuberant Mays said Christopher invited Mays and his wife to be guests in his home until they find suitable housing I figure if a guy has his own problems hes got to lick them himself and if neighbors dont want you whats the good of buy ing Mays continued But talk about a thing like this goes all over the world and it sure looks bad for our country James Douglas present Distin Ikf OL1 t J mt Wonts Explanation Loveless Raps Slowdown7 in Road Work DES MOINES Wi GovHer schel Loveless declared Thursday the taxpayers should be given an explanation for what He called a slowdown in the announced pro gram to modernize our highway system The Governor said in an ad to the Iowa Good Roads that the State Highway Another Air Record for Gen LeMay WASHINGTON OP A huge jet tanker commanded by Gen Curtis LeMay completed a rec ordsetting nonstop flight from Buenos Aires to Washington Wednesday in 11 hours 5 minutes and eighttenths of asecond Unofficially the average speed was computed at 4695 miles an lour The time was automaticaladclltlonal emphasis on a socalled ly a record because the flightjsufflcencv rating in allocating vas he first nonstop jet hop beexPnditures for the primary ween the two capitals ir iH The tanker was brought down on the National Airport runway by Gen LeMay vice chief of the Air Force Secretary of the Air Force dress Assn Commission program announced last year either was unrealistic or the commission has encoun tered unexpected difficulties in carrying through Referring to the Interstate high way program Loveless said that while Iowa has made relatively good progress in programming it has fallen behind in construction I think the public is entitled o a complete statement so that solutions to these problems may be found he said The commission has said one of the chief obstacles to a faster pace has been the difficulty of obtaining needed rightofway at a reasonable price Loveless said a complete re evaluation of the basic pattern of road fund allocations is needed He added there is a need to place Arms Spending Boost Seen FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President Ei senhower threw an explosive challenge to Congress Thursday with his warning to Americans they must pay a very consider able price to neutralize Russias missile threat including sacrifice essential government of less services The President returned to the capital from where he told Oklahoma City the nation in a second chins up radio and tele vision address Wednesday night that national security must al ways be first of all firsts To achieve adequate securi ty the President said more money must be poured into main tenance of the Strategic Air Com mand at peak nuclearretaliatory strength and into the nations aerial defense system He said the US space program will in volve additional expense and more must be spent on basic re search arid producing more sci entists Although Eisenhower gave no idea of the exact additional cost involved it appeared next years defense spending budget may be hiked about one billion dollars to 39 billion More discussion of this was expected during Thursdays National Security Council meet ing The big question he left hanging was where the money will come from He made no mention of a ax increase He said it must come from large savings achieved only through cutting out or deferring entire activity Presumably the President will make recommendations to Con Nine Bodies Are Spotted in Pacific HONOLULU WWThe Navy an nounced Thursday that a search plane from the carrier Philippine Sea had sighted nine bodies in theMvater in the area where a Pan American Airways passenger plane disappeared last Friday The Philippine Seas report said one body appeared to be in an airplane seat 44 Aboard The plane Romance of the Skies with 44 persons aboard vanished on a flight from San Francisco to Honolulu some time after pm last Friday The greatest peacetime search in the history of Pacific plane disasters has been in progress since The bodies were the first bits of evidence of the crash uncovered by the search forces 900 Miles Out The Philippine Seas search Not Philosophical Mays wife Marguerite wasnt quite as philosophical about it Down in Alabama where we come from she said you know your place and thats something at least But up here its all a lot and other friends and wellwish ers joined to raise more than SlOOO to finance the operation and Cathys aftercare area face and then deceive you guished Flying Crosses to the senior officers who handled the plane and Air Medals to the re mainder of the crew The fourjet KC135 craft bucked headwinds during much of the flight between the two capitals Just Tuesday LeMay had flown jthe craft more than 6300 George Christopher dejon a less direct course What s happened is Buenos Aires from clared jroad system He said allocations by the commission have been made on a district basis The Governor said that in 1956 the commission announced a pro gram of to be placed under contract in the 15 months ending Dec 1957 Through Oct 15 he continued contracts let amounted to only 51 per cent of the amount planned LACEY DIES WESTWOOD NJ tin T Lacey long one of New Yorks most powerful labor lead ers died in his sleep Wednesday plane was about 75 miles from the carrier when it radioed the sighting This would put the loca tion about 900 miles northeast of Honolulu The sighting was at am Hawaii standard time p m The carrier was expected to reach the area of the sightings in about three hours No Exact Date Set for Satellite Test WASHINGTON Wl The Navy said Wednesday no exact date has been set for launching the small test satellite which is to open its outer space program A spokesman questioned about a California report that the launching will be Dec 1 said that the Navy still plans to place the small test object in space sometime during December but has not fixed any date The California report was based on information from the Grand Central Rocket Co mak ers of the thirdstage rocket which is to give the little satel lite its final boost A spokesman for the firm located at Mentone said the company has been noti fied by the Navy of the Dec 1 date IDEAL TEACHER CHICAGO it comes to apple polishing students at Jones Commercial High School lake a back seat to no one They brought three bushels of apples Thursday to Miss Joanna Zelder AP Photofax PRETTY MISS MEETS IKE President Eisenhower has a word with Welthia Roberts Tulsa Okla girl and a winner of a science scholarship before his address at Oklahoma City Miss Roberts was one of six high school students and scholarship holders who got to meet thePresident personally their ideal teacher Young Cyclist Halted in Attempt to Ride 2000 Miles to Iowa SAN RAFAEL Calif 12 yearold lad who intended to bi cycle 2000 miles to Iowa was halted by sheriffs deputies Wed nesday only four miles from his home Michael Jene Slye said he wanted to visit his uncle Gov Herschel C Loveless of Iowa Deputies stopped the youth as pumped his heavilyladen bi cycle along TJ S 101 Doris Patton his teacher had heard him tell classmates he was going to Ottumwa Iowa his for mer home When she saw him rid ng along the highway she in formed the sheriffs office He vascarrying blankets food and a bow andarrows His parents Mr and Mrs Leo Slye moved here in June To Receive Bids on Interstate Road Work AMES State High way Commission said Wednesday it will receive bids on the paving of at least 53i6 miles of fourlane divided highway on the interstate system commission said the bids will include work on 396 miles on Interstate Highway 35 running north and south through Polk larke and Warren counties The remaining 14 miles to be paved will be on Interstate Highway 29 from Council Bluffs to Missouri cos San Respiratory His Have Laid Low Fourth of Population CLEVELAND W At least onefourth of the nations peo ple have had to spend a day or more in bed since midsummer because of severe colds sore throat Asian flu or similar upper respiratory ills a report by a U S Public Health Serv ice official showed Thursday There were 38 million so af fected from midJuly to Oct 5 alone Dr William Stewart assist ant to the surgeon general of the service told about it in summarizing the latest avail able data on the Asian flu sit uation As to Asian flu he said A high national incidence can be expected to continue for a pe riod of six to ejght weeks Stewart said that during the week ended Oct 12 an esti mated million persons throughout the country had colds sore throats influenza or similar diseases severe enough to put them to bed The average number of per sons in bed each day thnt week as a result of thcsc illnesses was about three million A great many of these cases undoubted ly were Asian influenza Air Force Base Mass Tnat non slop jet distance record flight was made in 13 hours 2 minutes Higfey Resigns as VA Administrator WASHINGTON W Harvey V Higley has resigned as veterans administrator President Eisen hower accepted the resignation Wednesday with reluctance and a very real sense of loss Higleys letter to the President assigned no reason for his move but said he wanted to be relieved of his post as early as conveni ent He held the post since July 1953 SPEEDIE SENTENCED LOS ANGELES ftfCharlcs R jo p e e d i e notorious nationwide phony check passer Thursday wss sentenced to 1 to 14 years in prison i Valley MrsEisenhower Gets Gifts on 61st Birthday WASHINGTON ff M r s Dwight D Eisenhowers birthday present from Little Cabinet wives is a pair of English Hawthorne trees for her Gettysburg Pa farm The First Lady who was 61 Thursday has been celebrating her birthday for the past two days There was Thursday with the Little Cabinet group which includes about 120 women whose husbands are under sec retaries or assistant secretaries in the Cabinet Army Navy and Air Force secretaries or White House staff members This was the second birthday luncheon for the First Lady On ress on what should be junked Possible targets which would stir up a stiff fight if curtailed include egments of the huge agriculture program public works housing and slum clearance and veterans jenefits Sen Joseph C OMahoney D Wyo cautioned against chopping domestic programs which produce new wealth and new income He disagreed with the Presidents statement that most emphatical ly the answer does not lie in cutting foreign aid spending Something Lacking There is a great deal to be spelled out said Sen John L McClelland He added There is still something lack ing The President said the most critical need of the nation is to produce more scientists to match Russias superior output of highly trained technicians and engineers in the age of the intercontinen tal ballistic missile Rep John W Heselton R Mass said he is drafting legisla tion to spur science education He did not elaborate Dr I I Rabi head of the Pres idents Scientific Advisory Com mittee has proposed a federal inducement for students to take up science It would give scholarships to high school gradu ates who pass a national math test Recalls Hitler The President addressing an overflow audience in the 6000 seat Municipal Auditorium re called that Nazi dictator Hitler once boasted he would bury the free world Not enough people took him at his Eisenhower said in likening the situation then io Russian threat today We shall not make that mis take again he declared Eisenhower cautioned against trying to find savings in the for eign aid program He noted the US is linked with 42 countries by military assistance agree ments and said this country could not possibly station its troops all over the world to prevent the overflow of communism Landslide Victory Appears Certain for Philippines Garcia MANILA los P Garcia and his proAmeri can Nacionalista Party smashed toward a landslide victory Thurs day in the Philippine elections With50 per cent of about five million votes counted the 61year old president was leading his clos est rival Liberal Party sugar baron Jose Yulo by 300000 And he lead was growing steadily The Nacionalista Party rejuve nated in 1955 by the late anti Tuesday she was the guest ofCommunist President Ramon Washington newspaperwomen Mrs Eisenhower was born in Boone Iowa on Nov 14 1896 SAME White fUe means no trMEUs death past hours Magsaysay also was assured of absolute majorities again in the house and senate The only setback for the Nad onalistas was the almost sure tri umph of liberal Diosdado Maca pagal over Jose B Laurel Jr for the vice presidency Marlon Brandos Are on the Storks List HOLLYWOOD Bran dos bride is expecting a baby next summer her studio reports We are delighted actress Anna Kashfi said Wednesday in con firming the report She married the actor last Oct 11 FIRST MUSICAL TO OPEN NEXT MONTH ON BROADWAY Meredith Willson Starting on New Career at 5 5 By RICHARD C WALD New York Herald Tribune NEW YORK Mrs Willsons boy Meredith from Mason City Iowa is preparing to take Broadway by the ears on Dec 19 when his first musical com edy opens under the appropriate title The Music Man At lunch in Sardis the other daio onow day he figured that Fiftyfive is In those days the tall dark a kind of roundnumber age to belter that and pushed the budding authormusician off to New York at seventeen to study under the flutists George Bar rere Two years later he was touring with John Philip Sousas band At 22 he was a regular with the New York Philharmonic At 27 he was scoring films for the early talkies Radio Show starton a new career but guess it isnt cxactlv new flutist a mean lip with a was jllsl a played his Hit Parade song You and I as its Mason Citybecame a sort of straight mans paradise It has figured since in all three of his books most of his jokes and now has lent an atmosphere to his first musical The music man of the title is an itinerant salesman of musical instruments plying his trade in Iowa in 1912 and the characters Willson said sort of composites of the people in Mason City Nobodvs youn TI l I 1DUIIV ITlUt He then ruminated quietly forician who didnt make much a moment over a musical career Mason of City But in 1937 he up as musical director u u tf thc flule with lhe Maxwell House Coffee Mother thought Id stand showthc one that always line from the play Join us at the picnic you can eat all you bring Thats real Iowa Town Library Or take the character Mi ser1 Madison Hes the guy who gave the money for the town librae the hospital the picnic park all that Somebody asks How can you call him The answer is pure does he think he is This is the first of Wiilsons youth but were mostly about oth er things He much amused that Eggs I Have Laid just lived up to its title I can look at it now after several years and see that it got what it deserved It wasnt about any one thing It sort of missed the point I guess really it just wasnt a good book although I enjoyed writing it Something Different Music Man he hopes will be The re 1 mcmbererl Much nf it he said is based j on Iowa attitudes You know a special way of thinking Like directly like the people there but products to be based solelv on gdffcrent In thc first you cant hctp using parts of renative state Tho oihor in S IUerary Pi occupy a11 his time while ho or ;