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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 21, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE I T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANS NEIGHBORS L HOME EDITION VOL LXIII Associated and United Press Full Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 21 1954 This Paper Consists Two One No 37 Million Road Program Unveiled The World Around Us No Sign of Racial Bias in Hawaii Number Five EDITORS NOTE It will be round 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 TTONOLULU This my second visit to Hawaii has confirmed for me a conclusion arrived at on what I regarded as inadequate supporting evidence five years ago Its this The residents of these Pacific Islands could be accepted as a model of racial accommodation and tolerance for all nations and peoples Not once and nowhere during my previous visit here or my present visit here have I detected even one slight indication that anybody considered himself bet ter than somebody else by reason of skin pigmentation or the acci dent of birth Big Difference This perhaps un awareness of racial differences would be a more accurate term reminiscent of the Brazil came to know some fifteen years ago But there is this essential difference For most Brazilians life was neither happy nor comfortable due to an inadequate economy and poverty or something ap proaching poverty servec as a common denominator for those who constituted the masses Hawaii in con trast presents a pleasant a n c abundant 1 i f i for just abou everybody One day I wan d e r e d for an hour or so in i c t u r e squ downtown Hono lulu I was im W EARL HALLpressed by the overwhelming number of Orien tals and the predominance of yel low and brown skin colorings It seemed that no more than one in five was of European stock Anc thats precisely what the statis tics show Of the who make up the population of Hawaiis seven set tied islands out of a total of 23 in the the division basec on racial extraction is as follows Pure Hawaiians per cent part Hawaiians per cent Puerto Ricans per cent Caucasians 20 per cent Filipinos per cent Japanese per cent Chinese per cent Ko rean per cent Melting Pot From his background there has developed a melting pot iency never surpassed and seldom if ever equaled People of diverse racial extraction and religious background dwell in complete harmony with each other There is no other side of the tracks there is no real slum section Even if there were the there isnt few contempo rary Hawaiians could lay claim to a pure racial strain Most residents find at least a couple of nationalities among their fore bears and in some cases its as many as a half dozen NEW POST Soviet Deputy Prime Minister V M Molotov Wednesday was appointed min ister of state control in what appeared to be a victory for the Stalinists in the Kremlin power struggle Molotov retains his of fice as first deputy besides handling his new assignment which gives him extensive con trol over a wide range of Soviet political activities SEPARATE TV SHOWS NEW YORK has announced that Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis will have their own separate shows on the network this season and for the next four years Evans Dies Suddenly at His Home ARNOLDS PARK M Spike Evans onetime head of the Agricultural Adjustment Ad ministration and unsuccessful Democratic candidate for senator in the recent election died at his home Wednesday at the age of 66 Evans who had been in good health died of a heart attack at as he sat in a chair reading the morning paper Mrs Evans who was in the room at the time said her hus band dropped the paper and slumped to the floor He was dead before the doctor arrived Funeral services were set tenta tively for Monday at St Albans Episcopal Church in Spirit Lake Evans was national administra tor of the AAA in the late 30s and early 40s Prior to that he was Iowa chairman and assistant to Agriculture Wallace Secretary Henry A He was agricultures represen tative on the Federal Reserve Board from 1942 to 1954 He retired to his farm after his government service but came out of retirement to oppose Sen R M EVANS Bourke B Hickenlooper RIowa in the Nov 6 election Evans firmly supported the Democratic farm plank calling for high rigid supports and blastec Hickenlooper for backing the ad ministrations flexible support program Hickenlooper however won re election to a third term by a mar gin of to Chairman Jake More of the Iowa Democratic Party said he was shocked to learn of Evans sudden death Spike was one of our finest citizens and made a very substantial contribution to our recent Democratic success b his the active campaign throughou Holiday Traffic Slowed by Five Inches of Snow The wintry weather that blew into Iowa Tuesday was expected to slow transportation facilities over the Thanksgiving holiday Snow sleet and freezing rain put an icy coating on streets and highways over much of the state The snowfall ranged up to eight inches at Audubon About six Charles Drew Gets 2Year Prison Term Charles E Drew Mason City was sentenced Tuesday in Fed m eral Court in St Paul to a two year term in Federal prison on a charge of obtaining money tin der false pretenses The sentence was handed down by Judge Robert Bell Drew was represented in court by David Butler Mason City attorney who was appointed to defend him pointed out that Drew has He no inches fell at Zearing and Wil liams while Mason City Garner Council Bluffs and Boone five inches An inch or more of snow fell over all but the south east portion where rain turned to freezing rain as the mercury dropped and ice covered Plows and sane ing equipnvent were out earl Wednesday and a gradual im provement in driving condition was expected by Thursday Dozens of cars and trucks do ted ditches along both primar highways and county roads Wee In its fiveday outlook theinesday morning abandoned b weather bureau said temperature drivers who were hounded by the 7957 Work to Set Record School Needs Outlined Reorganization Leads List DES MOINES UP The owa Department of Public In truction Wednesday outlined its egislative program for 1957 with emphasis on more workable machinery for reorganizing school districts The 16 detailed department rec immendations were in addition to everal basic changes recommen led last week by the Iowa Tax Study Committee The depart nent also endorsed those changes All in all indications are the 957 Legislature will be asked to give close to top priority to prob ems of school finance and reor ganization Become Mandatory Foremost among the new re commendations was one that vould simplify reorganization and make it more difficult for dissenting school districts to es cape Any reorganization proposal that carried in 75 per cent of the districts involved would become mandatory for all districts The present law allows dissenting iis tricts to outside some times creating island district and defeating the original pur pose of reorganization The of pupil in a proposed district would be raised from the present 300 to 600 a figure that has stirred up con in recent legislative ses would average six to nine degrees below normal with the coldest readings expected Thursday Lit tle precipitation was expected other than snow flurries Highways in North Iowa were described as 100 per cent snow Aged Kensett Woman Hurt in Collision Amelia Walk 83 Kensett was reported in fair condition by and asked for Icn Park Hospital authorities Wednes combination of snow and ice and poor visibility No new snow was reported Wednesday but brisk winds piled up snow into sizeable drifts There were a number of acci dents directly attributed to the weather Heavy highway traffic Wednes day and Thursday was expected fcy safety officials The National Safety Council hoped the traffic death toll would fall below the 110 deaths that normally occur on a nonholiday Thursday in late November The council felt that bad road conditions in the Midwest and Plains states probably would aid in holding down the death toll Heaviest snowfalls were in a narrow belt from Iowa Northeast sions On tion petitioning for reorganiza elections the departmenl this situation prevailed in public life here The president of the territorial senate was of Japanese extrac tion the speaker of the house was Chinese the sheriff Duke P Kahanamoku was Hawaiian the mayor of Honolulu was Cau casian but his wife was Hawaiian Few Negroes For a reason which I havent been able to figure out there are almost no Negroes here Both the physical climate and the social climate however would be con genial So too I think would economic On the basis of this one test at least the acceptance of fellow human beings as fellow children of God the people of Hawaii would rate high on their brand of civilization The whole particu larly the country by which they would like to be accepted as first class well as I have already suggested use these clay after a car in which she wasward southeastsaiaSies Of his assistants According to Butler the court took notice of Drews behavior during a term served in the Cerro Gordo County jail and said the case must serve as an ex ample for others in the same type of Reports Jan 2 Drew will Marshal Enard report to Erickson at St Paul Jan 2 to begin serving the sentence Drew pleaded guilty in June to one count of a fivecount indict At one time not so long ago ment charging him with defraud residents of Hawaii and textbook in the man relations as a guide field of hu ing about 70 southern Minnesota farmers of between and The other counts were dismissed Drew and his wife were the operators of the Hawk eye Seed and Chemical at the time of the fraudulent action The indictment came as a result of Drews activities in Blue Earth County in 1954 He and his wife took orders for a new variety of seed oats and although substantial down payments were made by the farmers the seed was never delivered 6 Months Drew served the six month term in jail here after being con victed of obtaining worth of binder twine from the Kearney Cordage Brooklyn by misrepresenting his company as a large scale organization Since his release from jail Sept 22 Drew worked for a construc tion company in Mason City and a Clear Lake seed company He has been free on bond a passenger was involved in collision on Highway 65 north of Manly Highway Patrolman Richard Hahn who investigated the acci dent said a car driven by Mrs Walks son Richard 57 was heading north on slippery pave ment five miles north of Manly when it apparently started to slide on the snowcovered high way He said the car crossed the cen ter line then swerved back into the right lane before skidding back across the line and into a car driven by the Rev E M Mueller 302 2nd Mr Mueller said he was driv ing south when he saw the car to slide about 200 feet in Minnesota and into most of would reduce the necessary per centage of signatures per district from 33 to 10 except where a dis trict contained less than 50 citi zens who voted in the last school election Other Changes Other basic changes recommen ded by the department which is headed by Supt J C Wright 1 A pilot program to provide special trainingfor gifted pu pils to be set up Machinery is now in existence to accommodate riandicapped children 2 The state board be permitted to appoint a superintendent with out twothirds approval of the senate The top on his sal jary as well as maximums for bc re AP Wirephoto A DASH TO FREEDOM Swingingalong like ath letes three Hungarians dash toward the Austrian bor der only a quartermile away and freedom from the Red terror The dramatic photo xvas taken just inside the Hungarian border east of Lake Neusiedler Congressman Sees Refugee Cut Down Hungarians Continue to Flee to West All About I W L The Weather Mason City Generally fair Wed uesday night and Thursday Colder Wednesday low 1015 High Thursday mid 20s owa Partly cloudy colder Wed nesday night few snow flurries northeast Thursday generally fair and continued cold Low Wednesday night 510 north 15 20 south Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 6 to 9 degrees below normal Thursday through next Monday Normal highs 40 north to 47 south Normal lows 23 north to 28 south Temperatures will be coldest Thursday and Thursday night with gradual moderation rest of period Little or no precipitation expected ex cept for snow flurries Minnesota cr Clearing much cold Wisconsin Falls measured up to nine inches at Park Falls and eight inches at Eau Claire Wis More than a foot of snow fell in sections of the Rockies be fore the storm moved eastward Rain and sleet were reported in areas east of the snow belt Rain and showers fell eastward through moved 3 Teachers be accredited in private as well as public schools 4 Certain restrictions for hold ing office on county boards of ed ucation be removed Supports Tax Study In addition the department added its support to recommenda tions of the Iowa Tax Study Com GlobeGazclle weather daa to 8 Wednesday Maximum Tuesday Minimum Tuesday night At 8 Wednesday Precipitation YEAR AGO VIENNA Austria A congressman said he saw Russian Some of Projects Tentative Primary Net Is Featured North Iowa Projects on P 3 AMES S116 million road program for 1957 was unveiled Wednesday by the Iowa State Highway Commission The tentative contract letting proposals as listed cover the month period from Oct 1 1958 Jan 1 1958 I The program not only dwarfs lany single year program of the past it also overshadows any twoyear program in Iowa his jtory The program includes S71 million worth of work on 6 tJ9 and 7577 in the Interstate superhighway network in Towa This will lead eventually to a 700mile system of four lane roads across Iowa from orth to south and east to west S45VJ million worth of work on ie regular Iowa primary road ystcm This amount would drop 0 36Vi million if the Legislature does not extend the additional 2 cents gas tax which otherwise will expire 3vine 30 1957 Called Challenge This huge program is a chal lenge to all of said Robert K Beck Cenlerville commission chairman In a continuation of the policy it inaugurated a year ago the commission Wednesday listed all projects on which it hopes to let contracts in the coming 15 1 months I Some project aretentative de ipending on extension of the 2 soldiers shoot down a refugee I cents extra gas tax I not be iet if Sortie wav Rep to lere Francis Walter DPa survey the aid pro fort l gram for Hungarian refugees told newsmen he witnessed the inci dent while on a trip to the Hun arianAustrian frontier with LL fen Joseph M Swing com y of immigration and nati ralization and John V Lindsay xecutive assistant to the at oruey general Charge Denied im Availability of steel and other materials will be fac tors It represents a tremendous ef the kind of high nced la Walters account coincided with Projects planned for the inter state system include miles of grading bridging and paving some of which involve complicat lower Michigan through Newlmittee York and to the Atlantic Those recommendations includ southward through the Ohio Valjed establishment of a special ley and tapering off to a narrowfstandard aid that would be band of showers in the Southipaid to school districts reorgan through Arkansas and before July 1 1962 After front of him He said he pulied partly onto the right shoulder but was unable to avoid the other vehicle as it struck the front of his car and went into the ditch on the west side Walk and his sister Alfrieda 45 also a passenger in the car were taken to Park Hospital and treated for chest injuries Their condition was described as good SAME M pact Bond Issue Passed by Two Votes FOREST CITY A school bond issue was carried two votes as voters in the that date districts would be at tached to other districts by ac tion of the county boards if they had not reorganized voluntarily Another recommendation was that formulas for determining standard and supplemental aid be changed One of the most signifi cant differences would be a high er degree of selffinancing for dis tricts to get supplemental aid from the state snow Maximum Minimum Wholesale Prices of Food in Sharp Climb cd and costly interchanges in ur tatements ot refugees of trainban areas loads of Widening Program try men being projects planned for Iowas deported to Rusregular primary system include sia This wasLui miles of grading and bridging m ado m miles paving 289 miles of tacc of protestauravoi Olcrushed rock surfacing Uons trom theThe threephase pavement wjd program will continue with Budapest Radio415 of such work listed plus that there miles of resurfacing a limited been no depor and amount of shoulder widening and widening of 42 old es WALTER t a t i o n s promises t h a tj Construction of creeper lanes oa Russian troops the hills will continue will turn over all arrested Hunj There will be a continued drive ganans to the regime of Premier for higher type surfacing of grav Janos Kadar for trial primary roads Waller said he was actually All federal aid iunds will be put NEW YORK foodiwalkmS on Hungarian terntoryto full use the commission em r prices as measured by the Dunsomc from the first Bradstreet food index were upjgarian checkpoint when he hear quite sharply this week shooting and saw a man running Commission policy of bypass cities and towns whenever At the index compared Tho man was running beside apossiblc will be continued with a week ago and wasismaU canal ahout vards fromj Fully controlled access be per cent higher than aifhc congressman with soldiers to all new interstate sys Forest CityLei and Community to the polls School District went Monday The vote which must be fa vored by 60 per cent of the vot ers was 671 in favor of the issue and 444 against There were 27 spoiled ballots Sixty per cent of the vote was 669 Iowa Cityans Again Reject School Bonds IOWA CITY proposed million dollar bond issue to finance a new junior high school and rehabilitate the present one was defeated for the second time in a special election Tuesday Al jthough the total vote cast was The money will be used for the double that of the Oct 15 election construction of a new high school the proposal got just per building which will contain 14 classrooms It is being designed by Thorson Thorson and Madson Forest City architects year ago This the highest since weeks figure June 12 j him Walter said ho saw kern projects the man fall Partially controlled access will although the index also touched Aug 7 Draft for January down the canal bank as though hcjbc used on all new primary roads had been shot came across the border him the soldiers were Russians he said Swampy Region Refugees who outside the interstate system rder later told Big projects The b i g interstate projects planned for letting iclude miles of relocation Walter Swing and Lindsayigrading bridging and paving west WASHINGTON UP Themace lnc trip to the border with of Des Moines 17 miles of reloca Defense Department WednedayVVestcrn newsmen tion grading bridging and pav announced a draft call of Thcy motored from Vienna in Scott County and west of men for January All draftees will go to the Army The draft call is the same set for the preceding the swampy region near Lake Davenport Neusiecllersee where the border miles of relocation seemed still open Many of theigracling bridging and paving refugees came across a narrowlsouth of Des Moines 22 miles of three months It will bring to the number of men draftedfcndgc sPannina canal whjchjrelocatioa grading bridging and paving along the west and north sides of Des in conjunction also with 6 re since the outbreak of the Korean War THANKSGIVING SERVICE forms the border there Machine gun and rifle shots and the rat tling of tanks were heard For 30 minutes Hungarian diers stopped refugees on the Thanksgiving woribridge and checked their grading miles of bridging relo and against ship service will be held ThursJThey lol youngsters among themjpaving from Council Bluffs north day morning at a m at the to go back to ButjAlso 11 miles ot grading bridging Bethany Lutheran Church Theafter 30 minutes the soldiers gave and paving from the Combination Bridge southeasterly at Sioux cent of the necessary 60 per cent needcil to carry The was for the bond issue and David Luttio will give the j up and the stream across the bor iserrnon jder resumed ;