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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 17, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home T HE NEWSPAPER CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H AT MAKES ALL NORTH IOW ANS NEIGHBORS I HOME illTION VOL LXII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 17 1955 This Paper Consists of Four One f oonsms ot four One No 34 Decision Near on Israel Arms Request IvmaFir irtir m i v I East and West in StandOff New Round in Cold War By JOHN M HIGHTOWER GENEVA W East and West squared oft Thursday for a new round of the cold war for Ger many Closing statements at the Big Four foreign ministers Wednesday left no doubt the struggle concen trated for three weeks in the Pal ace of Nations here will be trans formed into a wider conflict of international politics and propa ganda directed from Moscow Washington London Paris and Bonn The foreign ministers confer ence ended with the spirit of Ge neva born four months ago at the sutnmit conference here torn to tatters There was no decision to hold another session Each side blamed the other for the total failure of the talks to produce any constructive agree ments on German reunification a European security pact atomic disarmament and the removal of Iron Curtain barriers Going Home After polite but tough exchanges in a 3Vihour final session the foreign ministers began pulling out for home U S Secretary of State Dulles headed for Washington aboard President Eisenhowers plane Col umbine III It was learned DuliesVwilUfteU President Eisenhower he believes Russia eventually can be brought to accept German reunification on Western terms Soviet Foreign Minister V M Molotov arrived at the Geneva Air port in a cheerful mood thanking the Swiss for their hospitality and referring to tasks which could not be accomplished at the talks DELIVBRYAnn and Maggie e Detroit girls examine a giant Santa Glaus mail box in downtown Detroit which is guaranteed to hold all let ters written to the old gent by the citys children And the tots also get a free slide down after they deposit their envelopes Demand Prompt ICC Hearings French Foreign Minister An loinc Piriay flew to Paris and Brit ish Foreign Secretary Harold Mac millan was due in London Several Results The most authoritative comment possible from the Western side was that it will take weeks possibly months to tell which side won Much more was at stake at the meeting than agreements on the points directly at issue From this broader perspective several suits can be listed before the final score is in 1 The Soviet government WASHINGTON WVSen public hearings on alleged W Cross of the Interstate Commerce Commission with two railroad Bender ROhio Thursday asked early indiscreet contacts of Chairman Hugh was s h o w n to be following a much tougher line in relations with the West than at the summit confer ence in July 2 A demonstration of Russias nocompromise attitude even on minor probems of EastWest re lations can be expected to coun teract the softening influence of the Geneva spirit on Western poli cies 3 An equally uncompromising attitude of the West on basic prob lems such as German unity and disarmament controls showed Rus sia the West is not willing to buy a settlement with the East at the cost of large concessions 4 The cold war is stili and seems likely to continue for a long in the sense that Russia seeks to drive the Western Pow ers out of Germany and the United States out of Europe while the presidents Sen Mundt one of Benders fellow members of the Senate Investigations Subcommittee has urged a delay in the hearings until after Congress reconvenes in January The New York Times said Cross was expected in informed sena torial quarters to resign soon chairman of ICC A Washington dis patch to the newspaper said there had been authoritative indication that this action would result in quashing the pending Senate in vestigation of his official conduct Cross appeared at a closed door subcommittee heading Tuesday West wants power to roll back Soviet and well posted sources told porter the ICC chairman testified his talks with two railroad heads about a disputed contract amount ed to an Now Ready Bender said prior commitment had prevented his attendance a the Tuesday session but that he now was prepared for an earl start of the public inquiry I would rather see it start a Bender said The Presi dent doesnt want anything con coaled His policy is to bring every thing into the Ben der referred to President Eiscn fiowcr Sen McClellan the sub committee chairman has an nounced he will consult other mem bers before setting a public hear ing date which he wants before the end of the year No Solicitation A qualified Republican Calvin Announces Plans for Another Kefauver Drive SHEFFIELDS J Galvin who headed the 1952 Kefauver for presi dent drive in Iowa has announced an organizational meeting for an expected new Kefauver campaign The meeting wili be held at 10 a m Nov 26 in the Hotel Fort DCS Moines in DCS Moines A state chairman and other campaign of ficials will be elected Galvin a brick and tile manu facturer and prominent Democrat said Wednesday he has received instructions to build a new organ ization in Iowa for Sen Estes Ke fauver of Tennessee for Galvin close to the senator did not name the source of his instruc tions Kefauver has not announced his candidacy for the 1956 Demo cratic presidential nomination source made available to a reporter a copy of a telegram he said James N Juliana counsel to the subcom mittees republican members had sent to GOP absentees from Tues days hearing The telegram said Cross admitted indiscretion in contacting two railroad presidents but denied soliciting favorable con sideration of the successful bid on the contract in quesiton This involved the award of a con tract by a group of rail com panies to Railroad Transfer Serv ice Inc of Chicago to carry pas sengers in its buses between Chi cago railway depots The contract previously had been held by A C Parmalee Chi cago which bitterly protested its loss Red Chinese to Free Three More Americans LONDON WRed China Thura day ordered the release and de portation of three imprisoned Americans Peiping Radio said A broadcast heard here identi fied the Americans as V Bradshaw Marcellus White and Justin Garvcy Argentinas Union Seized BUENOS AIRES WVMaj Gen Pedro Aramburus new Argentine government using tanksupported marines and army troops Wed nesday night seized control of the General Confederation of Labor backbone of the old Peron regime The government made its sur prise move as a fizzling general strike by CGT kept key meat packing plants closed and other important industries hit Es sential services were unaffected Simultaneously with the swoop by the troops on CGT headquar ters here police arrested about 100 leaders of the trainmens unions who were preparing to call a railroad strike Failure of the railroad workers to join the three dayold strike was one of the main reasons why the walkout had missftd its sponsors goal of para lyzing the nation The government appointed Navy Capt Alberto Patron as inter ventor administrator for CGT which claims six million mem bers A government decree said all officials of the central or ganization and its member unions lad been removed 3osts A commission to investigate CGT from their was named U S May Give Its Approval Weapons Are for Defense From Our Wire Services The United States may be willing to meet Israels request for defen sive weapons at bargain prices ac ministration sources said Thur day They said three months ago th United States would have rejecte any Israeli request for arms at dis count prices But the multimillion dollar Soviet bloc arms shipment t Egypt has placed a whole new com plexion on the question official said Israeli Ambassador Abba Eba formerly presented the Unitei States with a list of antijet anti submarine and other defense weap ons He told reporters Israelwant them at the most lenient price anc credit terms Arms Race Egyptian Ambassador Ahmed Hussein promptly warned the State Department that sale of weapon to Israel might touch off an arm He said Egypt may b compelled to buy more weapon from Communist nations or wher ever we can get The United States immediatel began studying the Israeli reques despite Husseins warning Th weapons list soon will be referre to the Defense Department for it consideration and Secretary o State John Foster Dulles will b sure to study it soon after his ar rival from Geneva Thursday Officials stressed that the Israel request will be put to a number o tough tests before any fina American decision The Unitec States wants to be doubly sure the requested arms will be used onlj for defensive purposes Other Factors The United Slates also want to know the size of the arms ship ment to Egypt to determine wheth er the Communist weapons will tip the military balance in the Middle East heavily to the Arab world Another factor will be whether Israel accepts United Nations pro posals to end sporadic but bloody fighting along the IsraeliEgyptian border At Jerusalem sources close to the Israeli government said Egypt has rejected the proposals for cas ing tension around the El Auja de militarized zone Israel has not yet given a for mal reply to the proposals made early this month by U N Sec retary General Dag Hammnrskjold but a spokesman last week said the Israeli government would sup port them Tension in the demilitarized along the NegevSinai desert bor der area flared two weeks ago into the bloodiest fighting since the end of the Palestine War Maj Gen E L M Burns chief truce supervisor returned fronx Cairo early this week but made no announcement on the out come of his talks with Egyptian leaders Details of the U N proposals have never been announced BACK AT windwhipped President Eisenhower trudges towards the Gettysburg postoffice Thursday as he reports to his temporary office for the first time Balancing of Budget GETTYSBURG Pa Direclor Rowland Hughes sal Thursday after a meeting wit President Eisenhower that it look as if the federal budget can b Balanced in both the present anc the 195657 fiscal years The present or 195556 fisca ear expires next June 30 Top administration officials have aid in the past that taxes can be ut if the budget is balanced and tays in balance Hughes declined to predict how ver whether balancing of the bucl ot will mean a tax cut He said ic balance will not be achieved t the expense of military strength nd power Another morning caller Secre iry of Commerce Weeks said ad ninislration officials are backing way from a bondfinanced federal iglnvay program in favor of a pay syougo system Weeks who was the Chief Execu ves first official visitor in his cw Gettysburg office did not re ort the Presidents personal vievys n thequestion He did say how ver that Eisenhower acquiesced n having federal officials continue alks along the curernt line The Weather Columbine Makes Forced Landing GETTYSBURG Pa White House said Thursday the presidential plane Columbine de veloped engine trouble over the At antic Ocean while flying Secretary of Slate John Foster Dulles home rom Geneva but landed safely on three engines at Bermuda A Military Air Transport plane vas dispatched to Bermuda to pick ip Dulles and his parly and bring hem on to the United States After the Columbine developed rouble in one engine a rescue lane was dispatched and escorted he crippled Columbine on the last eg of its trip into Bermuda SHERIFF DfES MARSHALLTOWN UP ell Kern 62 Toledo sheriffof Tama County Thursday died in SAME ason City Partly cloudy and cold Thursday night low around 10 above Partly cloudy Friday high 3fiH2 Iowa Clear and o o I rl norihcast T h u r s rl a y night increasing cloudiness and warmer Mostly cloudy Friday a little warmer Low Thursday night 10 above northeast 25 southwest Minnesota Clearing and cold Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Thurs day Maximum 14 Minimum 9 At 8 12 Precip Tr YEAR AGO Maximum 65 Minimum 44 Favor Change in School Setup Nix Liquor Plan was generally favorable 300 people attending the By DRAKE MABRr Reorganization of schools in Iowa to the grass roots meeting of the Iowa Taxa tion Study Committee Wednesday in Mason City But liquor by frowned upon In a poll conducted by the tax the drink was study group the audience also ex pressed considerable sentime for the repeal homestead excmp tions agricultural land credits and soldiers exemptions Sen X T Prentiss Mt Ayr chairman of the committee threw a note of caution in the results o the poll when he said the commit tee cant be governed too much by FOR 56 RACE Nixon Stevenson Are Editors Top Choices COLORADO SPRINGS Colo President Richard M Nixon and Adlai E Stevenson are the leading candidates for the 1956 presidential nominations in the view of most delegates at tending the Associated Press Managing Editors Assn conven tion here By a ratio of almost 4 to 1 newsmen from all sections of the country predicted President Ei senhower will not seek reelec tion They see the farm problem and foreign policy as the two issues which will figure most heavily in the campaign fhese are the highlights of a poll of the editors taken at the meeting They were asked in a questionnaire whether they be lieved President Eisenhower will run or not if not whom do they consider the three persons most likely to win the Republican presidential nomination whom do they consider the three most likely to win the Democratic nomination and what they think the major issues will be They were not asked to express personal preference an Not all of those voting swered every question The editors voted Chief Justice Earl Warren of the United States Supreme Court the most probable rival of Nixon for the GOP nomi nation Of 186 managing editorspar ticipating in the poll 86 listed Nixon as most probable Republi can presidential nominee while 77 others counted Warren as the man with the best chance of nomination Nixon received 61 votes as the second most likely candidate to win the nomination and Warren polled 39 The vote for Stevenson on the Democratic side was overwhelm ing He was listed by 156 of the editors as the most likely party nominee Next was Gov Averell Harriman of New York but he polled only 14 votes Harriman got 101 votes when the editors were asked to pickr thc second most likely choice for Democratic nominee Only 39 of the newsmen ex pressed belief President Eisen hower will be a candidate for re election 147 thought he wont Fine Thing Governor Says of Speed Limits DES MOINES WlGov Leo Hoegh said Thursday the night vay speed which is to go into effect in Iowa Dec l is a fnc aid Its just enforcement of the present all it Hoegh Meanwhile Chief David Hcrrick of the State Highway Patrol said c intended to use five peed detectors purchased rcccnl to enforce the limit He com mented that this will help slow own night auto The two comments came in the kc of a statement at Cedar apids Wednesday by State Safety ommissioner Clinton Moyer that night speed limit of 05 miles per our will go into effect Dec 1 Hesaid a day limit will be put into effect Jan 1 but that the fig WARMER Four Persons Die in State Traffic Accidents Toll 541 urc had not yet been decided Moycr said patrolmen will begin Dec 1 arresting motorists caught traveling more than 65 miles an hour at night Hoegh also told his new confer ence We expect and hope there will be a court lest on the night speed limit We arc confident that the limit will be sustained as a viola tion under the present law The aw requires that a motorist be jablc to stop within the clear dis tance abend The talk in the last Legislature was why dont you enforce the good law you now have Thats what were going to do Welch Says Farm Best Place to Form Character he poll because many people leard only one side of the story at he meeting But the poll served its original purpose said Sen Prentiss be cause it gave us an idea of the opin ons of the people of North Iowa The meeting here will help us n our he added and we ire looking forward to similar meetings throughout the The committee will split up Dec 8 so that meetings can be held n Clarinda and Fairfield at the same time Iowas educational organization vas called the main cause of high axes in the state during the after noon session Wednesday State Representative Clark H VlcNeal Clarion told the study that the costs of the chools should be shared equally between the city and county resi dents There are too many irregulari ies in our educational he said There are too many small school He pointed out hat some teachers have too many pupils and others have too few Property Tax Rep McNeal said that If there is no reorganization the city and rural population could not offer children better educational facili ties from larger school districts He said the state should start with a property tax that is equal to both city and rural people Committee members were pleased with the turnout at the Ma son City meeting especially the number of rural people who at tended the oneday session About onethird of the 300 present were people said Sen Prentis During the Wednesday meeting Associated Retailers of Iowa he DES MOINES Iowa farm boy who gained nationwide fame as an attorney praises the farmiScn Prentis as a place for building character Members of the that cannot be duplicated were yiven a ailed for a two per cent tax on rofcssional services to replace ie state income tax I W Myers DCS Moines attor cy for the group said such a tax oiilcl bring in about 15 million ollars a year Myers said the retailers did not ivor a withholding program for ate income taxes The group also aims that merchants should be eimbursed by the stale for col acting sales Special Session Curtis G Riehm Garner state cprcsentalive from Hancock Coun called for a special session of e Iowa Legislature to consider ic report to be made by the tax ommittee He said 100 clays every fo years is not enough time to ve proper consideration and udy to the recommendations The target for the commit es report is Sept 1 1956 Sen rentis said Gov Leo Hoegh had a special session of the gislature to hear and consider ie recommendations Such a ses on would probably be held after c elections next November said tax committee dinner Wednesday on iiuoil LU1 hCFC a Mrs Wheelers fty Thr United Trrsi Four persons died Wednesday as the result of Iowa traffic accidents boosting the 1955 toll to 541 Bertha Wheeler 40 Stanhope farm wife and mother of five was killpd and her twoyearold son fa tally injured in a twocar collision at the intersection of Iowa 60 and a gravel road 2M miles south of Stanhope The boy died later in a Webster City hospital husband and Hhren persons riding in the olhor car were hospitalized at Webster City Gary Wahlc 21 McClelland was This is not a move to get a new fatally injured when the pickup truck in which he was riding crashed into a Afilwaukee Road passenger train a mile south of Un derwood He died in a Council Bluffs hospital Wahles 51ycarolcl father was hospitalized at Council Bluffs Ella Jackson 7 Kalona died at University Hospitals at Iowa City of injuries suffered in a carlruck collision near Kalonn Monrlay The 1955 Legislature declined to set highway speed limits In addi tion to the provision that a motor ist be able to stop in the clear distance ahead the law also says a driver keep his vehicle under control but there are no specific limits set wore scheduled Thurs day with the Kiwanis Club in Ma the Lions Club in son City and Clear Lake The tribute to rural life was paitifnSnl by the Associated Manufac by Joseph Welch the Primgharitllrcrs Assn Masor City Noon farm youth who now heads trial department of an outstanding Boston law firm Welch who was chief counsel for the Army in last years Mc Carthy hearings addressed the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation convention Wednesday There is no start in life that quite equals that of the boy and the girl the said Welch now 5 It builds character that cannot be duplicated in any urban area Fanatic Fails in Attempt to Slay Iranian Premier TEHRAN Iran would I consider myself lucky to assassin Thursday failed in an been born in such Welch said he came to OBrien County with his parents and three Bulgonin Khrushchev Leave on Asian Tour MOSCOW UP Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin and Soviet Com munist Party lender Nikita S Khrushchev left Thursday by plane for a threeweek swing through Southeast Asia including state visits fo India and Htirmn older brothers in a covered wagon He was graduated from Primghar High School and Grinnell College Gov Leo Hoegh also briefly ad dressed the convention Wednesday telling of his recently formed Iowa Farm Products Committee which will aggressively sell farm John Churchills Fined for Being Disorderly LONDON f John Spencer Churchill 50yearold artist and his wife Kitty were fined five shillings 70 cents each in Bow Street Police Court Thursday on charges of having been drunk am disorderly last mnnlh attempt to shoot and kill Iranian Premier Hussmin Ala But he slightly injured the premier in the neck when he threw his pistol at the premier in despair The assailant was arrested im mediately Ala apepared unperturbed by the incident He had a cup of tea be fore going to a hospital and per mitting doctors to his super ficial wound The wouldbe assassin was iden tified as Mozaffarali Zolgshair a 35ycaroIcl painter He was pectccl of being a Moslem fanatic of the Fadayin Islam possibly angered by Irans decision to join the Westernsponsored Bagdad Pact CHAPLAIN RETIRES DES MOINES MVCpl DeLoss Marken DCS Moines has retired as chaplain of the 3lth Division and the Iowa National ;