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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 22, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited fox BEOAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER T HA T M A 1C I f A L L N 0 R T H J O W A N S N II G H I 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL H Associated Preu ud UnlUd Prew InUnaaUonil Full 7e m Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 22 1951 ConiisU of Two One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL 1KOADCAGT SCHEDULE pM WOI Ames pm WTAD Qnlney pm WSUL U City f m Brotherhood on Our Roads OR THREE YEARS JL I was asked by a state com missioner to write a sermon on the subject of traffic He had heard me expound my theory ihat the cause stands more in need of evangelism than of ed ucation I turned the request over in my mind for weeks I gathered ma terial from near and far ma terial I thought would be helpful to me when I sat down to do the actual writing Three or four times I made a startBut each time I paused and looked back over what I had set down on paper I concluded that I sounded ever so much more like an editor out of his field than like a preacher or an evan gelist Finally I gave up on the as signment I bundled up all the material I had assembled and passed it along to the safety of ficial who had complimented me with the request for the sermon I dont know for sure but I have a hunch that the correspon dence that passed between me and a safety commissioner two or three years ago may have had something to do with the recent requestfor a mention of the safety cause from the pulpits of our state AS I SAT in pew of my own church I felt just a mite uncom fortable to hear my pastor Rob ert L Stone interpolate into his sermon a little preachment on the safety subject I asked myself couldnt I have done something like that in compliance with a There was in the little sermpifc ettea new and refreshing ap proach to the old and some might say threadbare thesis that the Golden Rule should pre vail on the highway and that we are indeed our brothers keep when we sit at the wheel of an automobile In the Parable of the Last Judgment Mr Stone observed Jesus of Nazareth says the de cisive test will be how we have acted toward people He says that test will separate us as surely as the shepherd separated the sheep from the goats THE STANDARD by which Christs judgment is made our Oklahomaborn pastor continued is that deed which is the spon taneous overflow of the inner purpose of our lives It is what we do when we are being our selves It is how we act toward people for their own sake when we are not expecting to get something out of it1 Something other than selfin terest Mr Stone concluded on this point must therefore be our ultimate goal in any campaign for traffic safety When I drive on the streets or the highways he pointed out the car coming toward me car ries a new neighbor closer and closer For a few vital seconds as we pass one another the man in the other car becomes the closest most important neighbor I have in this life And I in turn am just as im portant to him For a fraction of time little more than two feet of highway separates me from this Tiew neighbor There is no room no time for error But there re mains the judgment of Christ on my behavior FOR THAT MOMENT my is held in the hands of a man whose face I have never seen whose name I have never heard For that moment his life is in the hands of a man about whom he knows nothing And I must act responsibly toward him and the occupants of all other cars I meet or pass every time I get behind the wheel of my car It is almost as if Christ had said in the parable Whatever concern you showed for the humblest of drivers or pe destrians you showed unto me This in the view of one man of the cloth who has earned the con fidence and respect of the comj munity in which he preaches the word of God is one of the ma jor social problems of our days InIowa alone he pointed out more thar 300000 men women and children have been CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Nikitas Ike Draffs Statement FUAD CHEHAB New Wave of Tension in Lebanon new wave of tension in Lebanon Monday confronted Presidentelect Fuad Chehab with a test of strength evenbefore his scheduled in auguration Tuesday Beirutlaw was in a coma security patrols enforcing a 24hour curfew while thou sands of armed undisciplined men on both sides awaited only a pretext for new violence in this revolttorn country ALL LEAVES for U S forces in Lebanon were cancelled Only the most essential Ameri can military traffic was mov ing A new upsurge of trouble dur ing the weekend appeared to have blasted hopes the inaugu ration of Chehab as successor to unpopular President Camille Champun would end the rebel lion that flared last May THE KIDNAPING Friday of Fuad Hadaad popular anti Egyptian columnistfor a pro Chamoun newsaper touched off the new trouble Rebels and supporters of the government snatched hostages by the doz en and the called a 24hbur strike Most of the kidnaped hostages released and the curfew appeared to have eliminated the new violence but tension still ran high Factional violence posed a challenge to Chehabs ability to curb a renewal of bloody civil strife f NEWPORT RI UnitedStates plans tcf issue a de tailed statement later this week setting forth this countrys posi tion on the grave Far East crisis and rebutting the nuclear blackmail and other charges hurled by the Soviet Union This will be a followup to a rejection by President Eisen hower of the latest Soviet note on the question The White House refused to ac cept the note sent by Soviet Premier Nikita S1 Khrushchev to Eisenhower on the ground it was loaded with falsehood abuse and threats Khrushchev demanded that Eisenhower withdraw American ships and troops from the Formosa Strait or risk being driven out by Communist China with the support of the Soviet Union Presidential press secretary James C Hagerty Sunday an nounced at the summer White House that the forthcoming US statement to be issued in Wash ington by the State Department would cover the whole area of Russian charges HAGERTY ADDED the ment would cover not only the accusations in the Khrushchev note but also those by Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gro myko in a speech to the United May Be at Hand on ADAMS ARRIVES ABOARD COPTER AP Photofax Eisenhower Adams reportedly tendered Rifle Wound Fatal to New Hampton Boy NEW HAMPTON A 9year Old boy was shot and wounded fatally Saturday in a hunting ac cident two miles northeast of Nations General Assembly last week Gromyko said among other things there can be no stable jeace in the Far East unless U 3 forces are withdrawn quickly from Formosa and surrounding areas This country has said re peatedly it will continue to help defend the Nationalist bastion in spite of Communist threats Hagerty said Eisenhower talked State Dulles Sunday adding that the two have conferred and will hold further1 conferences on the forthcoming statement of the US stand He said the President would get a written report on the ambassa dorlevel talks between this coun try and Red China at Warsaw Monday DIPLOMATS COMMENTING on Khrusnchevs latest letter and its rejection said shortened and both camps crisis Adams top White House aide his resignation because of pressure put steps from a helicopter at the Newport on him with regard to his dealings with RI Naval Base to confer with President industrialist Bernard Goldfine arns e here here He died at the hospital Ik JK l Resignation Set WASHINGTON UP The next few days may the peak of crisis in the TJ SGommunist conflict over Formosa There isgrave doubt here as to whether peaceful diplomacy can produce a solution i Events pressing the crisis toward a showdown this week these 1 Resumption in Warsaw of negotiations between Red Chinese Ambassador Wang Pangnan and U S envoy Jacob the United States and Red China have hinted at concessions but the strings attached by each are totally unacceptable to the other side If any real concessions are to be made some sign of them should become apparent this week 2 United Nations Assembly action oh Red Chinas bid for membership in the U N The Assembly has yet to act on its Steer ing Committees decision toshelve the Red Chinese bid for another year The debate could throw light on the opinion of various govern about the Formosa crisis ssues and Red Cninas Red Cross Position to Earl Hall Earl Hall editor of the Mason City been ap pointed to the Midwestern Area Advisory Council of the Ameri can Red Cross His appointment to a threeyear term was an nounced inSt Louis by Frederic S Laisemanager of the 16state midwestern area of the welfare organization The advisory council of 21 membersj selected from officers or members of governing boards of chapters meets at least twice a year serving as an advisory jroup to the administrative bffi of the national brganiza ials on IT ALSO SERVES as medium of contact discussion and munication between the 1508 chapters in the midwest and as a contact between chapters hei at tionaLfiiture 3 Reaction of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to President Eisenhowers indignant return of Khrushchevs Friday letterwhicb told Eisenhower to pull U S forces out of the Formosa area or risk having them thrown out by the Chinese Reds INITIALSOVIET reaction took a tough line The news agency Tass carried a statement saying return of the letter shows a lack of US desire to listen to the voice of reason It referred to USpolicy as saber rattling which is carrying the world to the brink of war Diplomats wondered whether Khrushchev would let the matter end there or take some new per sonal step to sound warnings and threats againstthe United States Apart from these developments in the diplomatic field there js the continuing danger of a United StatesRed Chinese military clash around the embattled island of uemoy A collapse of the ambassadorial alks at Warsaw would not auto and his 12yearold Dale were hunting He was Dennis Berst son of Mr and Mrs Melvin Berst New Hampton Dennis brother squirrels with a 22 caliber rifle Sheriff Galen Folkers said Dale told him Dennis ran in front of him just as he fired at a squir rel Funeral services will be Tues day at 9 a m at St Marys Catholic Church here The Rev J J Olinger will officiate Burial will be in St Marys Cemetery sharp tempers in over the Formosa threaten to plunge USSoviet re lations to a new low Said an Asian diplomat When people are angry theysometimes are led to say and do things which they wouldnt under nor mal circumstances This envoy hinted he and other Asian diplomats were discussing the possibility of suggesting a cookngoff period during which tempers could be soothed andthe Kremlin and Washington persuad ed to take a new look at the inter national situation The discus sions he said are most informal and as yet have not brought about any specific program On Formosa meanwhile ing US commanders assembled in Taipei in a new show of Amer ican concern about the offshore island war They converged on this Nation alist capital as Red Chinese shore NEWPORT R I UP Sher man Adams had a dramatic sur prise conference with President Eisenhower Monday but the chief presidential aide refusedto say immediately whether he had re signed Reports circulated he had Adams later said hedmake a televisionradio address Monday at pm GST from Wasb ington to announce whether he is going to resign or stay Press Secretary James Hagerty refused to hint at what Adams be but in both Washington and Newport in dicated Adams would bow out of histop White House job because of political pressure resulting from his friendship with the gift giving Bernard Goldfine Brown Gracefully Accepts FivePoint Penalty for Speeding DBS MOINES Safety Commissioner Russell Brown gracefully accepted his five The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy warmer Monday low in mid 5Qs Tuesday mostly cloudy high in 70s Iowa Partly cloudy and warmer penalty points Monday under thej Monday Anight low 5060 Partly driver point system he himself m Larkin Funeral Service New Hampton is in charge of arrange ments Survivors are his parents and his brother Dale 11 Airmen Picked Up by Norwegian Tanker NEW YORK Lfl The 11man crew of a ditched U S Navy seaplane headed for Bermuda Sunday aboard a Coast Guard batteries stepped up the pound ing of Quemoy TOP FLY KILLER KAIMANDU Nepal The Nepalese government Mon day awarded a gold medal to a Manmaiju townsman named Pur naman for being the best fly killer during an anti cholera drive started last August Puma man Killed 70 pounds of flies initiated and said it proves the effectiveness of his plan The points were assessed be cause Brown pleaded guflty Sat urday to driving 36 miles an hour in a 25 mph zone in DesMoines and paid an fine The offense occurred Friday night At a meeting Monday with em ployes of the safety department Brown said he insisted that there shall be no special consid eration for anyone under the point system He added I know the impact the point system has had on me If it has the same impact oh others I am sure it will have an evergrowing effect on traffic safety in Iowa He said he has received a number of telephone calls He said one caller simply said Ha cutter with their crippled craft in tow A Norwegian tanker plucked the crew from the Atlantic Ocean Sat urday night about 180 miles north of Bermuda after the weather patrol plane ditched with a dis abled engine cloudy Tuesday scattered showers northern border Iowa Temperatures Tuesday through Saturday wiU average near to 4 degrees be low normal with relatively mi nor day to day changes excepl for moderate cooling about Thursday or Friday Average high 6872 and average low 45 49 Precipitation will average about fourtenths to sixtenths of an inch occurring as rain about Wednesday or Thursday Minnesota Mostly fair little cooler High Tuesday in higl 70s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Unsmiling Adams turned on us heels and waited away from newsmen when they spotted him tn a corridor of the summer White House and asked whether he had quit THEN HE SECLUDED n the office occupied by News Secretary Hagerty For almost half an hour he paced the floor and stared out the windows He returned briefly to ee the President his face grim Then came the request for net work time Adams arrived unannounced rom Washington by plane and helicopter at 8 amIndications were he spent about an hourwith he President Eisenhower walked with Adams b the helicopterwhen the White Souse aide left the summer White House at am for the re turn trip to Washington This was an per tiaps of regard for Adams The two men were silent for the first few steps down the side walk toward the big Marine cop ter nors all elected have the powersof governmen direction and management of th American National Red Cros Board of governors members this area serve as exofficio mem bers of the area advisory coun cil matically mean a broadening of ic military conflict in the For mosa area The diplomatic strug gle could be shifted to the United Hall has devoted three years of voluntary serviceas a mem ber of the board of governors and recently received a special citation in recognition of his help in creating greater public standing of Red Cross disaster services following Hurricaii Aud rey He is a lifetime honorary board member of his local Red Cross chapter A native of Greene County Iowa HaILserved as state com mander of the American Legion in Iowa and becamethe founder of the Iowa State SafetyCouncil Hevreceived the CIT Award for the best safety editorial in 1937 and again in 1941 HE HAS SERVED on the Iowa State Board of Education the Carnegie Fact Finding Commis sion to South America the Na tional Advisory Committee on Wartime Censorship was a cor Nations MANY DIPLOMATS that Red China began heatingup the Formosa crisis again in late August in order to add force to its campaign for membership in the UN in place of Nationalist China Another aim is said to be driving a wedge between the United States and its allies who disapprove of American support for Nationalist China The prevailing view among US officials is that Moscow and ping do not want andare not banning a war over Formosa But no one will rule outthe pos sibility that the Reds starting trouble to test out US determination to stand up to iiem Fleet Apologizes for Attack on Wrong Island VALLETTA Malta US 6th Fleet formally apologized ha ha and hung up Another asked How do you like your own trap Forest City Farmer Killed in Freak Accident at Lake Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 76 47 59 67 40 Then they began conversing as they walked and Eisenhower gave the departing Adams a friendly pat on the arm just be fore Adams climbed aboard THREE MONTHS when the controversy over Adams first flared Eisenhower flatly rejected demands he get rid of his top aide The President said Adams SAME CLEAR Forest City farmer Kenneth W Lemke 31 was killed Saturday in a freak accident on the Sidney McGrady farm northwest of here Ccrra Gordo County Ccrersr J E Christopherson said Lemke Lemke operates a farm eight miles southeast of Forest City Lemke is by his wife two sons Randy 6 and Craig 3 and his parents Mr and Mrs Paul Lemke of near Fertile Funeral services will be Tues1 day at 2 p m at Immanuel Lu GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 77 Minimum 45 Precipitation 09 Endurance Mark Set respondent in the European War Theater and vice president of the National Safety Council In 1946 he was designated Master Editor by the Iowa State Press Assn His interest in welfare work has been demonstrated not only through his work with Red Cross but as chairman for the Easter Seals campaigns in his state as chairman of the National Com mittee for Traffic Safety and as Public Support Committee chair man on the Presidents Highway Safety Conference Currently he serves as chairman of the Cru and McGrady were stretching a theran Church Forest City with fivefoot spring to attach to Rev William Ostroot Fertile combine The piece to which the officiating Burial will be in Me spring was attached broke the morial recoiling spring striking Lemke Park Cemetery Mason by Two Airmen DALLAS Tex bone weary Dallas pilots Jim Heth 26 and Bill Burkhart 33 a native of Anita Iowa set a world en durance record for light planes Sunday night They kept their Cessna 172 aloft for 1200 hours 16 minutes and 30 seconds The ma lad been imprudent but he called the aide a man of honesty and insade for Freedom for Iowa tegrity and added that besides I need him The clamor for Adams nation faded then rose again aft ter the trouncing the GOP took in the Maine elections two weeks ago In that election the Demo crats won a US Senate seat for the first time in 47 years and also scored other triumphs The Goldfine was an undertone issue in the Maine election Like Adams Republican Sen Frederick C ed in his reelection bid by Dem ocratic Gov Edmund S accepted gifts from Goldfine On the heels of the Democratic sweep in Maine Republican canl didates in other sections of thej country reportedly swamped par broke thejty leaders with demands Adams in 1949 overbe ousted as being a major politi Dr Christopherson said Lemke The OlsonFuneral Home ForIYama Ariz by Woody Jungleal liability in the GOP campaign died instantly of a broken neck lest City is in charge tward and Bob Woodhouse Ito capture control of Congress 1124 hours set W EARL HALL 15 Monday for an attack made on a fishing village in the north of Malta by planes from the giant carrier Forrestal The planes were having gunnery practice Fishermen lay terrorized on the ground for half an hour as the carriers jets sprayed the area with machinegim firej ineight attacks on Thursday Shortly after the attacks a Brit ish riavy helicopter landed oa nearby rocks with stretchers but it found none of the fishermen was injured Attack by the carrier planes was made on the fishing village by accident Their target should have been a small deserted island two miles off the southern shore of the island An unused wartime firing range near the fishing village which came under attack apparently put the carriers planes off target la addition the 6th Fleet failed to send a gunnery officer ashore to control the aircraft and failed to ask the local naval air station for clearance for the attack Brit ish sources on Malta said President to lEnd Vacation Tuesday NEWPORT R I Presi dent and Mrs Eisenhower will lend their late summer vscatioa l here Tuesday and return toWasb tr ;