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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 29, 1956, Mason City, Iowa Noith Iowas Daily Newspaper MASON CITY GLOBE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXISI Awoctated Prew and United Press Full Wires CASH REGISTERS TAKEN Youths Held in Store Breakin Seven certs Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER M FaPer Consists oi Four One Mason City police Thursday were holding two men for inves tigation in connection with a theft of two cash registers from Brit vens Super Market 1647 N Fed eral When stopped on Highway 65 after the robbery the two aban doned their car and hiked six miles through cornfields before their arrest Eugene David Moen 20 S Federal and Dennis Dean Pit r The World Around Us A Day Lost in Crossing Date Line Number 11 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 N By W EARL HALL ANDI FIJI ISLANDS Ive been robbed Friday Nov 16 has been taken from me and its never going to be returned at least not as such Its equivalent in hours will be restored to me as I make my way around the world I could of course make days into by turning toward W EARL HALL Honolulu from I started 24 hours ago r i d a y h a s me for By this time Ive made clear the fact that I crossed the Inter national Dateline That imaginary line where man must take liber ties with his calendar was en countered a couple of miles south man 17 Kensett were taken into custody about City de tectives Mav Stevens and Joseph Madden and Highway Patrolman Vern Jackley arrested them at the home of Pitmans grand mother in Kensett Both signed statements admit ting the breakin between and 11 Wednesday Moeni said they had been drinking beer at his home before the robbery but refused to tell officers where they had purchased it Police said the men entered the store after breaking a pane of 18 by 40inch glass in the south front door The men said in their state ments that they each took an electric cash register to Moens car Pitman leaving by the front door and Moen forcing open a rear door for an exit Parts of a register cash drawer and about in change were found lying just outside the front door Called Police The store manager was called and told police the registers con tained about each He said a few packages of cigarettes also had been taken Police found a leather billfold containing Moens drivers license outside the rear 9 Negro Pupils at Clinton Skip Class Again CLINTON Tenn Nine Negro students re mained out of integrated Clinton High School Thurs day for the second straight day in protest against racial disturbances The mother of one of the students Mrs Herbert Al len said her daughter and five other Negro pupils started to school but turned back because there were some people in trucks and cars parked on the road leading to the school building They didnt go any farther because they didnt want to get Mrs Aden said The Negroes indicated however that they will re turn possibly Friday or next week They stayed away from class Wednesday to protest against being tar gets of eggs and stones thrown by white students door Almost at the same time the robbery was discovered Highway Patrolman Jackley radioed lice that he had stopped a po car See photo on Page 37 was en hundred of another famous imaginary line the equator not long after our PAA Boeing Strato itself from a called Canton on Highway 65 driven by Moen and had instructed the two men to follow him to Mason City He said one of the registers was in the back seat of the car According to Jackley the men stopped their car a half mile south of Manly and ran into a corn field Madden Stevens two other city policemen Sheriff Gerald Allen and Deputy Bill Mc Gill were called to help in the hunt for the men Tools Found The men said in their state Champ Steer Is Sold for FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES CHICAGOP S Troubador II grand champion steer of the Inter national Livestock Exposition was sold Thursday for a record price of a pound for a total of The champion strawberry roan shorthorn raised by Pennsylvania State University was bought by the Greenbrier Hotel White Sul phur Springs W Va The a pound price topped the previous record of a pound paid to Sue White 18 Big Springs in 1953 for her grand cham pion Her steer sold for a total of The 1954 champion owned by Janice Hullinger Manly Iowa sold for a pound or a total of The reserve grand champion clipper had lonely coral Island lifted atoll Although its the largest of the Phoenix group Canton has an area of only eight square miles in the form of a reef surrounding a lagoon Its only residents are the 275 aftd Britons sent in to adminis ter what has become an import ant air operation for planes bound to or from the Fijis New Zea land or Australia Strategic Location Its geographical location is all there was to recommend it Its lagoon and neighboring waters are filled with fish and the air is alive with birdlife but grasshop pers and lizards were the only liv ing creatures to be found when the first man showed up Date palms languish and die after a few years of heat and wind and have to be replaced Youll under stand when I tell you I wouldnt like to live on Canton Island But the Fiji Islands are some thing else The verdant view from our room at the Macombo Hotel here in Nandi is not unlike the Hawaii we just left Our ar rival in a rainstorm provided us with a clue as to why theres a lush vegetation on all hands Awakened by Rain My companion on this jaunt Willis Patton served almost two years in this general area of the Guinea New Brit ain the Admiralties the Celebes and the Philippines This morn ing we were awakened by rain on the roof of our squat hotel and by a lusty chorus of strange birds The combination bore some nos talgic memories for Patton you may be sure At the customs quarters as we disembarked from our plane at midnight we dealt with a bushy haired Fijian who might have ments that they had gone on foot through the fields to Pitmans home at Kensett In addition to the registers and several pack ages of cigarettes police found a chisel screwdriver and hack saw in Moens car Police said the registers were not locked and would have opened had the men punched one of the keys but that both had been forced open with a crow bar The bar which Moen ad mitted he had thrown away when he ran from the car was found later by detectives Police said the men had a when total of Highway Toll in Surprising Drop CHICAGO nations traf fic death toll has taken a sharp turn the National Safety Council calls The council reported Thursday that motor vehicle fatalities slumped 12 per cent in October It stated that the abrupt down turn Halted a rise that had extended through 19 consecutive months completely reversed the normal seasonal trend and set up a chance to keep the 1956 total from reaching record heights steer ofthis years show also shown by Penn State an pound Aberdeen Angus named P S Eileenmere II sold for a pound and a total of The steer was bought by Arbogast and Bastian Allentown packers The grand champion carload of steers raised by John F Mom sen Son Miles Iowa was bought by the Gallagher Steak House New York City for per hundredweight Average weight of the animals was pounds NEW BARBER CHIEF DES MOINES ffi The appoint ment of Clyde Kenyon Des been taken from the geography book which many yetrs ago acquainted me with this cluster of 300 islands of volcanic origin 100 of them This customs official and a considerable pro portion of todays Fijians are di rect descendants of the ancient Polynesians who settled the is lands centuries ago Strange Mixture Theres a strange mixture of the old and the new Our bellboy Voorhees Named Head of Hungarian Relief AUGUSTA Ga dent Eisenhower Thursday se lected a former Republican con gressman Tracy S Voorhees New York to head the new American refugee and rehabilita tion program for Hungary Press Secretary Jamess C Hag erty said one of the reasons for selecting Voorhees was the fact the President wanted to be sure that the Hungarian refugees are taken care of in housing food and Moines barber as head of the Barber Division of the State Health Department was an nounced Wednesday by Dr Ed mund Zimmerer state health commissioner The salary is 320 a year SAME IWhlte flag means oo traific death 4 Budget Hearings Continue Regents Seek Big Boost DES MOINES The State Board of Regents said Thursday it needs substantial increases in appropriations for its 10 institu tions particularly to hold person nel and provide for capital im provements to meet rising enroll ment The board appearing at a state budget hearing requested that its annual appropriation for the 1957 59 biennium for operating ex penses be increased from 729 250 to The bqard also asked for for building improvements during the biennium compared with it received for the current biennium from the 1955 Legislature Big Problems In opening the presentation Dwight Rider Fort Dodge board president told Gov elect Herschel Loveless the boards two big problems are to keep faculty members from going to other schools and to provide buildings to handle greater num ber of students Unless we can make plans for increasing facilities the board is going to have to go to some plan of limiting Rider said He added Sometimes we sense an atti tude that the board is trying to put over something is asking for more than it needs and that it expects its requests to be cut That is not true The boards requests for operat ing expenses showing first the annual amount received now and then the amount asked annually for 195759 include State University of Iowa received annually annually being asked University Hospitals and Psycho pathic Hospital and Bacteriology Laboratory and Hospital School and Million Boost Iowa State College and Iowa State Teacheis and Iowa School for the 297 and Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School and State Sanitorium and The askings for capital im provements which the board said should be planned as a longrange program included these larger items for the next biennium Refuse to Resign Iraq Premier Says SUEZ BLOCKAGE FELT IN PARIS from the blockage of the Suez Canal i a trickle in this midafternoon view of The effect of the fuel shortage resulting ings begin to effect fhe Spot as Oil Shortage Strikes Europe Baghdad Unrest Denied U S Charge Is Refuted BAGHDAD Iraq LflTraqg remier Nuri Said is reported andmg firm against a mounting ampaign aimed at stirring up rouble in Iraq and discrediting ms government The controlling roSoviet army clique in Syria nd the Egyptian government are elieved sponsoring the cam aign Khalil Ibrahim Iraqi informa on director declared the Pre nier has no intention of quitting is post or making changes in abinet for the time Baghdad military governor roadcast an appeal to the people urging them to be calm and not o yield to subversive vhich the government says trying to incite widespread dem onstrations Teachers a music education Iowa State for building Iowa State College for an animal industries building for a classroom build ing for a library addi tion State University of Iowa for a chemistry building for utilities for a pharmacy building Iowa School for the Deaf for remodelling primary hall State Sanitorium for addition to power plant Iowa Braille School for physical activities building WASHINGTON NBAdmlniste tion officials concerned with th petroleumshortages spreading rapidly in Western Europe be cause of the Middle East crisis are wrestling with a twopronged problem On the one hand there is deep concern at the widening split with Britain and France and a desire to demonstrate U S wore a short white skirt pinked at the bottom But he was smok ing an American eigaret One member of the string orchestra at the lounge bar where we pur chased what was undoubtedly the only soft drink sold that day was shoeless but the music was strict ly in the modern beat Most of our 80 fellow passengers on the hop from Hawaii to the Fijis were athletes bound to Melbourne Chileans Brazil ians Puerto Ricans and Cubans They went on to Melbourne but we have ahead of us four intercst for example was barefoot anrtjpacked days in New Zealand AP Wirephoto PWn n mTS NHRU Dernier Chou Enfai ofRed unma left carries a bouquet of flowers as he walks with Indias Prime Minister Nehru at New Delhi Chou is on a good will tour of several neighboring Asian countries Increase in Soil Bank Rent Wanted DES MOINES W The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation has called for an immediate increase n soil bank rental payments A telegram to Secretary of Ag riculture Benson drafted st the closing session of the Farm Bu convention Wednesday tated Our goal is a prosperous agri culture independent of govern ment During the interim produc ion adjustment programs should be either made effective or aban doned Corn Base The 51 million acre corn base and the requirement for soil bank participation offer real possibili an pay to obtain par friendship and support for thos U S allies where possible On the other rthere is fear tha if U S oil supplies start movin o Europe in great volume In supplies still going t Europe from Arab countries i he Middle East may be jeopar lized Fresh urgency has been as igned to U S plans for oil de iveries from the Western Hemis here to offset the grave short ge caused by the blocking of he Suez Canal and damage to ipelines which followed t h e tritishFrenchIsraeli attack on ties However presently nounccd soil bank rental ments are too low ticipation We urge immediate announce ment of increases to give farmers a clear choice in the referendum national corn referendum to be voted on Dec and to secure adequate participation for the pro duction adjustment necessary to the success of the farm Three Needs In one of its resolutions the Farm Bureau asked Congress to enact amendments to present leg islation stating that three things are needed Adequate funds for the imple mentation of the soil bank with larger payments for conservation areas to secure greater participa tion Crosscompliance requirements Requirement of soil bank par ticipation as a condition of eligi bility for price supports on any crop In another resolution the Farm Bureau urged that supports on noncompliance corn be elimi nated MUSICIAN FLEES VIENNA Austria tf the latest refugees to arrive from Hungary is Zoltan Rozsnyai 30 yearold conductor of the Buda pest Philharmonic Orchestra However it is understood thafe London and Paris have been told hat no such program can be set n motion until there is a def nite public commitment that all ritish and French forces will be e moved from the Suez Canal rca This condition of course could e removed at any time by Presi dent Eisenhower if he should de cide that immediate action needed in the interest of was pre Egyptians Claim Planes Attack Ismailia Position ABU SUWEIK Suez Canal Zone authorities reported two eriemy planes attacked an Egyptian position near Ismailia Thursday Brig Gen Amin Helmy Egyp tian liaison officer with po lice forces here said two Venom jet fighters strafed administrative trucks and antiaircraft gun posi tions near Ismailia midway point of the Suez Canal and not far from this base The Venom fighters then flew south Helmy said He reported that two Mystere jet fighters appeared over the same area later Helmy said the planes wheth er they wore Israeli British or French are all enemies of The Venom is a Britishmade plane The Mystere a French plane This dispatch made no mention of casualties vrenting a further rupture in Al lied relations The plans which have been worked out for emergency oil ai to Europe cover these mai points 1 Activating a Middle Eas emergency committee of 15 ma or oil companies with the task o using all available oil tankers 2 A comparable pooling on th part of the Europeans of thei own oil transportation capacity 3 Maintenance of a maximun flow of oil from the Middle Eas o the eastern Mediterranean Coast through pipelines At pres nt this quantity needs But he United is in a relatively smal terms of Europes a major concern o States has been to void arousing Arab antagonism y the way in which the aid for Vestern Europe was lence the importance handled attached ere to evidence that the British nd French rtoops were going to et out of Egypt right away 4 Arrangements stiii to be orked out for meeting the oil re nircments for many countries utside Western Europe 5 Assistance in financing to be out probably some weeks om now when the size of Eu opes need for financial help is nown Officials said that the closing of uez and sabotage of Middle East ipelines has cut the supply of il available Western Europe about 65 per cent of normal Main Nuris government denied rev ports that dozens of persons have been killed and wounded in Iraqs main cities It reiterated that only two civilians were killed and some police and ci vilians wounded in a clash in the Holy nioslem city of Nejaf in Southwest Iraq Damascus Radio declared 104 Iraqis were killed in four days of antigovernment demonstrations m Najaf It asserted the victims fell by police fire as they pro tested against Nuris govern ment and demanded support for Egypt Iraq has accused Syria of waging a campaign of subversion against the Nuri government Syria has charged Iraq with seefc ng to undermine the ments of both Syria and Jordan Egyptian President Nasser is be icved spurring the Syrians on Syrian Prime Minister Sabri Assali denied that his country had recently received a shipment of Soviet arms He termed to ally baseless a statement by a State Department spokes nan that it was no mystery hat Russia had been shipping rms in Syria In Washington the State artment accused the Soviet Un on of increasing Middle East ten ion by shipping more than 39 million worth of Soviet weapons o Syria The announcement said S concern was expressed hrough the ambassador in amascus More than Needed British sources at uarters in New York said the oviet bloc has shipped about worth of arms to Egypt maun worm oi arms to Egypt Ihe best effort which the Unitedand Syria Up to Nov 10 they tales and the European their information that uc organization can make to meet the shortage probably will aise supplies up to 8090 per cent ACTRESS HAS SURGERY HOLLYWOOD Actress Su about million worth had to Egypt and about 60 million ta Syria Its a good deal more than needed for their own one informant added an Hayward was reported do Turkey which also has ex ng fine Thursday after concern over recent Mid developments OV1U y U 1 ISl UClIlji perated on for an undisclosed Id 1 e East ilmcnt rAll About LLSUOPPING DAYS TO The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy Thurs day night partly cloudy Friday rising temperatures L o Thursday night 1822 High Fri day 3338 owa Mostly cloudy not so cold Thursday night and in east Fri day Fair and warmer west Fri day Low Thursday night 1525 Minnesota Cloudy and warmer GlobeGazelle weather data up to 8 Thursday Maximum Wednesday 24 Minimum Wednesday night 7 At 8 Thursday 12 Precipitation Trace YEAR AGO Maximum js Mhimum g patched two ranking officials to London for conferences Russian Foreign Minister Dim tri Shepilov charged that im perialist states were planning new actions against Arab countries and thus threatening world Enroute home from the Assembly Shepi lov told reporters in Copenhagen Denmark Britain France and Israel have new plans of aggression against the Arab countries ia or der to force Egypt to submis sion We also know that big troop concentrations are taking place near Jordan and Syria and that political infiltration is taking place in TO AIR UTILITY XATIfl DAVENPORT UP sentatives oi about 3D Iowa eiUet will meet at Des Motnes Dec U to discuss utility rates Walter ;