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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 17, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Ecfited far MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE NCWSFAFEK THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH 1OWANS HOME EDITION VOL LXlll Associated Press and United Full Wires Seven a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17 19S4 ThU ot Two No 94 Russ OK Open Skies r r The World Around Us i Arrival at Hawaii Stirs Memories i Number Three EDITORS NOTE It will be around the world in 80 days for our editor unless unrest in cer tain areas precludes air travel This is one in a series of re ports on his experiences and ob By W EARL HALL TJONOLULU Getting back to Hawaii is like renewing ac quaintance with an old friend Five years ago I approached Ha waiis most famous landmark Diamond Head on the captains bridge of the battleship Iowa Late this afternoon the same thrilling scene presented itself to me through the starboard win dow of a PanAmerican Super DC7 As we soared to our landing we could see Honolulu with its necklace of verdurecovered mountains and Pearl Harbor where the ex posed wreckage of the battleship Arizona grave y a r d for American boys remains as a re in i n d e r of a sneak attack lone December W EARL HALL morning almost 15 years ago All of this brought memories of a memorable week in this Para dise of the Pacific an after noon on a white sanded beach a day at the University of Hawaii and the many kindnesses extended by President Gregg Sin clair a leisurely visit to the pineapple and the sugar cane farms an inspection of our rebuilt defenses a dive on a submarine off Diamond Head Geological History Everything about Hawaii piques my interest Not least of its ap peals is its geologic history Back in the days when our own Rocky Mountains were being formed a series of violent erup tions threw up this chain of is lands along a narrow ribbon of Pacific floor miles from one end to the other One moun tain Mauna Kea on Hawaii Is land is feet feet above sea level and feet below Countless centuries were re quired to transform the lava into soil and even today the process is scarcely begun Seeds for the luxuriant foliage are assumed to have been washed in by the sea The islands were a scene of in describable beauty even when Capt Cook discovered them near ly two centuries ago Cooks voy age was sponsored by the Earl of Sandwich and that is why the islands were called Sandwich before Hawaii was adopted Proud Possession For about 60 years or so the name the natives always like much better than Sandwich been a proud possession of the United States For that long they have been growing in popularity as a vaca tion spot winter and summer Their temperature range between 65 and 80 makes them almost as attractive by summer as by win ter Leis have become a unique Ha waiian symbol of welcome The hula dance had its origin here and still exists in its purest form a medium for relating legendary stories of the island with the hands Hands Tell Story All the way over on the plane I tried to impress it upon my traveling companion a business neighbor of mine that its the hands that tell the story and that he should give his undivided at tention to the hands When I explained to him that the movement of the feet and the hips is merely to provide the rhythm he had only this to say I like rhythm UNITED NATIONS N Y tin Western diplomats Saturday hailed the firm U S stand against any intervention of Com munist volunteers in Egypt as a stabilizing factor that might play a key rple in keeping peace in the explosive Middle East Several delegates expressed be lief the position outlined before the General Assembly Friday With Mr Hall is Willis 0 Pat ton Mason City realtor Friends of long standing they have a com mon interest in sports Patton na tional handball cham in the Masters division will be watching his third Olympic games at Melbourne Los Angeles 1932 Helsinki in U S TEAM AT U N MEETING Henry Cabot Lodge U S delegate to the United Nations and acting Secretary of State Herbert Hoover confer at U N headquarters in New York after Hoovers AP Wirephoto address to the General Assembly Hoover appeared in the absence of Secretary of State Dulles who is recup erating from recent surgery HOOVER SERVES WARNING ON REDS Hail Stand on Volunteers night by acting Secretary of State Herbert Hoover Jr would deter the Kremlin from taking an all out volunteer step in the Suez Canal area Hoover served warning on the Soviet Union to keep its volun teers out of the Middle East or face U N opposition bolstered by U S might In his 23minute statement of general policy in the llth General Assembly Hoover made plain the United States is throwing its sup port behind the U N at this cru cial stage in the Middle East situation Hoover addressed the 79nation body in place of ailing Secretary of State Dulles He called on member states to cooperate with the U N in re Truck Hits Underpass Driver Hurt Photos on Page 14 Thomas Leon Evans 215 15th N was injured Friday night when a gravel truck he was driving struck a bump and crashed into the Chicago Great Western Railroad underpass at Spring Park Road Deputy Sheriff Don Sturges who investigated the accident said Evans was entering the un derpass from the east at about 20 miles an hour An overhead steel cab protector failed to clear the structure after the bump and struck the first beam Four jeams were knocked down by the impact The truck is owned by the Weaver Construction Iowa Falls Two trains had to be rerouted during the night but railroad of ficials said the damage was re paired by Saturday morning Rock Island passenger train No 509 southbound for Kansas City and Chicago Great Western pas senger No 13 west bound for Omaha were routed over the M St L track between Manly and Mason City Evans injuries were described as lacerations and a mild con cussion He was reported in good condition Saturday morning Warming Trend Reported Over MOST OF IOWA A warming trend was in progress in Iowa Saturday and the weather Bureau said it would continue through Sunday Low readings early Saturday ranged from 16 at to 30 at Ottumwa Saturday afternoon readings were expected to be well above Fridays highs which ranged from 24 atMason City to 42 at Council Bluffs A band of light snow flurries which began in southwest Iowa during the night moved northeastward The Weather Bureau said they were dying out Saturday morning The highway department said roads in the Mason City re mained light to moderately snowpacked in protected areas but were improving steadily Most highways were expected to be normal by Sunday Hammarskjold Conferring With Egyptian Officials on Role of U N Police Force CAIRO tfft U N Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold pressed negotiations with Egyptian officials Saturday on the role of the new international police force forming in the Suez Canal ish French and Israeli troops from conquered Egyptian terri then let the Egyptians take over AII About The Weather Mason City Mostly fair and warmer Saturday night low 28 32 Partly cloudy and warmer Sunday windy in the afternoon high 4648 Iowa Partly cloudy and warmer through Sunday Low Saturday night 2532 northeast 32 40 southwest Minnesota Flurries warmer GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Saturday Maximum Friday 31 Minimum Friday night 16 At 8 Saturday 29 Zone Egypt showed every indication of sticking to its announced determination not to let the U N force take over occupation of the canal The government backed newspaper Al Gumhurriya stressed again that conditions permitting the U N troops into he country must insure our sovereign Hammarskjold met with For eign Minister Mahmoud Fawzi behind closed doors Saturday morning Whatever progress he made in securing Egyptian ap proval for his view of the forces mission was not disclosed Informants would say only that the negotiations were extreme ly The secretary general talked with President Nasser im mediately after his arrival Fri day by plane Al Gumhurriya called once more for immediate withdrawal of British French and Israeli forces The semiofficial paper said Where do we stand What are the functions of the international police force and what is likely to happen in the near future Satisfactory replies are eagerly YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 14 9 sought There has been a ceasefire but no withdrawal of invading From all indications Egypt was opposing all but the most limited assignments for the force The Egyptians apparently insist the force should over see the quick withdrawal of Brit Earths Shadow to Completely Blot Out Moon NEW YORK The moon faces a blackout Saturday night in the shadow of the earth The only total eclipse of the moon this year will start at 10 CST and end at There wont be another one like it in the United States until 1960 The eclipse will find the sun on one side of the earth and the moon on the other The moon wil pass through the earths shadow storing Middle East peace and pledged full U S cooperation in working to that end In the Middle Hoovei said we welcome the statements of cooperation which have been made in response to the call o the United Nations to cease mill tary preparations to withdrav armed forces and to implemen the United Nations force Clear Duty There have however been suggestions of introducing so called volunteers into the Near he said South action would be clearly contrary to the Resolution passed Nov 2 which was supported by 64 members of this assembly It is the clear duty of all including those who en aged in hostilities to refrain rom introducing forces into the area of recent hostilities other han those of the United Nations emergency If such violations occur Hoover warned the U N would have to act President Eisenhower had an he added that the United States would fully support such Mass Deportation Turning to the Hungarian situa ion Hoover said Washington had icard reports that the barbar sm of mass deportation is being nflicted on the Hungarian peo We cannot remain silent while Hungarian men women and chil dren are forcibly deported be cause they dared to express their patriotic feelings in defiance of heir Soviet Hoover said That is why the United States believes that the assembly must take an immediate initiative to meet this tragic The assembly has decided to shelve general debate Monday to complete action on Cubas resolu tion calling for a halt in the de portations of Hungarians Hoover indicated the United States wil support the demand SAME New Tax Report Argued Comment by Legislators DES MOINES reac ion from Iowa legislators to the axation study committees pro osals for changing the states ax laws indicates some of the uggested bills may face tough ledding The committee which submit ed its final report this week to iov Leo Hoegh made 49 specific ecommendations for changes in he tax laws An overhaul of the Iowa income ax system providing for collec ion from wage earners through a withholding system and inclu ion of a split income provision or couples in which only one pouse has income was one ot he suggestions New School Aid Plan The committee also proposed a lew type of school as standard aid to encourage chool district reorganization a lew method of allocating the r e s e n t supplemental aid to ichools and repeal of the property ax on household goods and the moneys and credits tax State Sen X T Prentis R Mount chairman of the tax study group said shortly after the final report had been deliv ered to the governor that he thought it unlikely that the Leg islature would enact all the com mittee recommendations in th 1957 session And the report had hardly bee made public before State Rep Curtis Riehm RGarner as sailed the proposal to collect th state income tax by withholdin it from salaries Speaking at the annual meet ing of the Iowa Taxpayers Assn Friday Rieimi said installation of a withholding system would re quire a taxpayer to make his reg ular payment on last years in come while his tax on his cur rent years income was being de ducted from his salary 3 Years Taxes This Riehm said would result n taking three years taxes from he worker in the first two years of the withholding system He contended this would result n a one shot windfall of about 25 million dollars in revenue to he stale and might lead to in creased appropriations which could only be maintained later by ligher tax The Taxpayers group later to oppose the withholding ax system State Sen Jack Schroeder R also speaking before he taxpayers group referred to he recent aying political campaign I think the politicians of all parties tried to lullus with talk of reducing taxes and at the same ime of doing more things for us But I dont think the people vere fooled by such talk I think hey said that they dont wanl any more taxes and I think the Legislature is going to have to listen and not give them any more Other political observers point ed out that Gov Hoegh and fom of the seven legislators on the ta study committee had been de featcct for reelection AP Wirephoto SHOT TO Carol Peroni 20 Great Lake was shot to death Saturday after she sided with her step father in a family argument Her mother Mrs S J Cooper 40 was taken into custody 3 Die on Roads to Set Mark Iowas motor vehicle death toll eached an all time record high iaturday when three new fatali ies in three separate accidents lushed Iowas 1956 total to 635 wo more than the previous rec ord for the entire year of 1954 The latest victims were Donald L Blutt 23 Sioux City Dr P W Flickinger 74 Green field Sarah Douma Heyman According to the Associatet Press Blutt was killed early Sat urday when his car went out o control and struck a grain truck on the Grand Avenue viaduct in Sioux City The truck driver Maynard Beaal 23 Linn Grove Iowa was not injured Near New Hampton Flickinger a veterinarian died nstantly about Satur day as the result of a skull frac ure suffered when his south ound car skidded off ice covered Highway 63 about eight miles lorth of New Hampton and went nlo a ditch Both Flickinger and his wife vere thrown out of the car She vas listed in serious condition at a New Hampton hospital with back injuries fractured left thigh and right arm They were returning to Green ield from Rochester at he time of the accident accord ng to Dr Paul C Richmond County coroner TwoCar Crash Mrs Heyman was killed in a wocar crash near the crest of a rill on a county gravel road about miles northeast of Sioux Center ate Friday She was riding in a car driven by her daughter Mrs avid Broek 31 when it in ieadon collision with an auto driven by John Vis 20 Boyden The current toll of 635 com Talks Surprise Offer by Bulganin Wants Summit Conference MOSCOW Soviet Union offered Saturday to discuss Presi dent Eisenhowers open skies inspection plan at a new summit conference on disarmament The proposed meeting of the Big Four and India would consider Soviet proposals including destruction of all Hbomb and Abomb stock piles and an end to nuclear bomb tests The Russians said Eisen howers plan could be considered for all NATO and Warsaw Pact The offer was accompanied by a declaration that the Soviet Un ion was now strong enough to lake over the whole of Western Europe without the use of rocket or nuclear Premier Bulganin sent mes sages to President Eisenhower and the prime ministers of Britain France India and Com munist China outlining the dis rmament proposals New War He said the choice was between SastWest agreement and a new vorld war more terrible than any ve have ever In agreeing to examine Eisen howers open skies plan Bul ganin said aerial inspection should be limited to an area 800 kilometers about 500 miles oa either side of the border between NATO and Warsaw Pact coun tries subject to the approval of the individual Eisenhower proposed at summit conference in Geneva in July 1955 that the Soviet Union and the United States exchange military blueprints of military in stallations and permit planes of both countries to make aerial in spections The Russians never have ao cepted the plan Ban Nuclear Bombs On the nuclear weapons the So iet Union made this proposal To ban H and A bombs their production and use and to de troy all stocks with an immedi ate ban on The Soviet Union has been plumping for a long time for an end to nuclear tests and interna ional agreement to ban nuclear veapons The West has insisted that triet international control meas ures must be imposed as a first consideration Saturdays Bulganin message aid the Russians wanted to ablish strict international control o insure that these disarma ment proposals are carried These were the Soviet disarma ment of them of ercd before in one way or be discussed at a sum nit conference in view of tha ailure of the United Nations dis pares with 548 on this date mjarmament 1954 and with 542 at the same i The armed forces of ime last year BULLETIN MOSCOW UP Russian nuclear weapon was exploded successfully at a great height in a test Saturday the official Tass agency announced 150 SHIPS TIED UP Dock Walkouts Spreading NEW YORK W A spread ing dockworkers strike hit more Atlantic and Gulf ports Saturday and sparked sym pathy walkouts on the West Coast At midnight Friday night long shoremen struck at Miami and Port Everglades Fla Others were due to walk out at Tampa later Saturday The new strikers joined more than members of the In ternational Long shoremens Assn who deserted docks from Maine to Texas Friday More than 150 third of them in New York were klled by the pier lieup Union officials called the strike 100 per cent Meanwhile negotiators for the ILA and the New York Shipping Assn agreed to sit down here again Saturday in an effort to settle their wage con tract dispute The association speaks for 170 shipping and stevedoring firms While contract talks contin ued the shipping paralysis be gan to creep into West Coast ports The International Long shoremens and Warehouse mens Union ILWU tied up a dozen ships in support of the strike And at Los Angeles an offi cial of the Pacific Maritime Assn said the ILWU notified him it plans to shut clown West Coast ports for 24 hours start ing at 8 Monday In Washington government officials kept a close watch on the situation They expressed fear the widespread waterfront dispute might further darken a world shipping crisis precipi tated by the closing of the Suez Canal The union and the shippers are at odds on wage increases length of contract size of work gangs weight of sling loads and a union demand for a guaran tee of eight hours work a day U S S the United States and China should be reduced withia two years to IVi million men each while the forces of Britain and France should be cut to each and those of other nations to to As a first step the United States China and the Soviet Union should cut their forces to 2Vz million and Britain and France to Halt Tests 2 A complete ban on atomic and hydrogen weapons of war discontinuance of their produc tion complete destruction of stock piles and an immediate halt of all tests of nuclear weap ons 3 A reduction by onethird in 1957 of the armed forces of the United States Britain and France in Germany 4 A considerable reduction in 1957 of the forces of the United States France and Britain in the NATO countries and of Soviet Union forces in the Warsaw treaty countries 5 Liquidation within two years of all foreign army navy and air force bases in other IOWA AIRMAN KILLEO QUONSET POINT R I Robert P Stack Iowa City Iowa was one of three Navy air men killed Friday in the crash of a Navy plane ;