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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 27, 1956, Mason City, Iowa Noctfclowot Doily Newspaper ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI HIWIPAPIK THAT MAKIS ALL MOtTH IOWANS N t I N O ft 1 HOME EDITIOK VOL LXIir MASON CTY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBtfc 27 WM Germany Regains the Saar Treaty Finally Is Approved LUXEMBOURG The rich Saar Valley was returned to Ger many Saturday by the French government A FrenchGerman treaty re storing the longdisputed border area to German control plus a score of complementary agree ments and letters were signed here by Heinrich Von Brentano German foreign minister and Christian Pineau French foreign minister The two said the signing set tles the last problems standing between the two countries and added these signatures were of historical importance for the FrancoGerman The treaty which sets next Jan 1 as the date for the political retura of the Germanspeaking Saar has to be ratified by the French and German Parliaments Rich Industrial Area The Saar which borders Ger many on the north and east and and France on the south and west covers 991 square miles and has a population of 650 It is a heavy producer of coal iron and steel one of the richest industrial areas in the world Germany had it before the first World War Afterward the Ver sailles Treaty made it an autono mous territory under League of Nations supervision pending a popular vote on its political fu ture In 1935 as result of this vote it rejoined Germany U S forces occupied the terri tory in the second World War and turned it over to French military government On Oct 5 1947 the people voted for economic union with France and on Jan 1 1948 a customs union was established Border Areas in Hungary Fall to AntiRuss Force France and Germany on Octi 23 1954 signed an agree ment to maintain this union and put the Saar under a neutral com missioner of the Western Euro pean Union But on Oct 23 1955 after a vigorous campaign by proGerman parties Saarlanders rejected this Europeanization sta tute by a 21 vote Last Sept 29 German Chancellor Konrad Ade nauer and French Premier Guy Mollet agreed on the arrangement formalized by the treaties signed Saturday Although the return of the Saar territory to German political con trol will be completed Jan 1 the Saar will remain under partial French economic control unti Dec 31 1959 In the meantime goods will cir culate freely between the Saar and Germany Saar railroads anc postal system will be integrated into the German system At a date yet to be set the 40 billion francs 11 million dollars circulating in the Saar will be withdrawn and exchanged for German marks at the official rate of exchange The French government has ob tained a continuing supply o coal from the Saar mines totalling 90 million tons of coal for the nex 25 years Red Oak Area Man Is Victim of Crash RED OAK UP Charle Buckner 79 of near Red Oak died Friday of injuries suffered Tuesday when his car was in volved in an accident on Iowa 48 south of here Authorities said Buckners ca was rammed from the rear b one driven by Willard H Me Cracken 56 Tacna for merly of Valisca Iowa Mrs Buckner 74 was still hospitalizec with injuries suffered in the mis hap END OF THE DAY Workers in city clerks office were down to stocking feet Friday night after 11 hours at the counter taking lastday voters registrations There still was a line filing into City Hall to register at 7 which was to have been the closing time Total registrations in Mason City this year were above the total for any previous election Rebels to March on Capital MAGYAROVAR Hungary UP AntiCommunist rebels are massing for a march on Budapesl to help our beleaguered com rades there against the Rus sians leaders of the revolt said Saturday The rebels already control al areas where there are no Rus a rebel colonel related We are fighting only the Rus he said The Hungarian army is either with us or neutral The AVH secret police are dead or Border Town The colonel refused to give his Politicingin Lull Before the Storm By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A bit of a lull possibly the alm before the storm of last veek the political front Friday night Both parties were girding for astditch campaign activities and wth were planning to lean heav y on television in the final week efore the Nov 6 election Top candidates of both the Re publican and Democratic parties were preparing for a number of elevision appearances And be sides their TV schedules the ma or nominees also planned a ful schedule of personal appearances at various Iowa points Think Twice In campaigning Friday Her schel Loveless Democratic nomi nee for governor said the Iowa Highway Commission s h o u 1 c think twice before it spends seven million dollars to relocate High way 30 frcin Marshalltown to Og den Meanwhile Gov Leo Hoegl told an audience at Sioux City he still favors a reduction of the state sales tax from 2Vi to 2 per cent Loveless told the Iowa Motor Court Assn in Des Moines tha plans to make Highway 6 eas and west and Highways 69 anc 75275 north and south federa freeways will change the traffic flow greatly Interstate Program Loveless said that under the federal interstate program ther will be greater reason to use 30 for towntotown s e r v i c through State Center Colo Ne vada Ames Boone and Ogden instead of rerouting it south Hoegh said he opposes both th per cent sales tax and a pro posed tax on services He said h has consistently been again both moves 4 DIE N CRASH NEWVILLE Pa An Ai Force C119 Flying B o x c a slammed into a fogcapped foot rise of the Blue Mountai range Friday killing its crew o four One was a flight nurse Safe Crackers Get Only in Breakin at Lake School CLEAR crackers believed to be professionals got less than from Clear Lake High School some time Friday night They cut through two steel doors of the safe with acetylene torch to find only petty cash Beceipts from Friday evenings football game at dear Lake ap proximately were ia the night depository at the bank Po Chief Neb Larsen said that presumably was ob 33 Holes in 32 Doors Nets Man A WORKHOUSE TERM ST LOUIS Iff was driving along and I saw a beautiful explained Joseph Bommarito I just had to see her This was his explanation in the Court of Criminal Correction Friday for the 33 holes he drilled in 32 doors in four apartment buildings Judge Louis Comerford shaking his head in amazement sentenced Bommarito to a 60day term in the city workhouse Bommarito said he never did find the girl A for Eisenhower WASHINGTON MB President Eisenhower went to the hos pital Saturday for the preelection checkup he promised the American people After a complete headtotoe examination at the Armys Walter Reed Hospital Eisenhower Will get the medical verdict of a team of eight doctors late Sunday The findings will be announced pub icly at that time Eisenhower has said that at any time his health was such that couldnt handle his job vould step down and forego his effort to win a second term Obviously though Eisenhower s expecting good news from the physicians He has been telling Jie people in almost every speech hat he feels He has arranged a flying polit cal foray into Dixie for Monday day after he checks out of he hospital Furthermore Eisen ower only Friday added another stop at Memphis to a campaign trip that him nto Texas and Oklahoma Wednes day Four States By squeezing a Memphis ap pearance into his schedule Eisen hower has managed to set up campaign visits to all four South ern states he took from the Demo crats in 1952 Florida Virginia Texas and Tennessee Florida and Virginia are on Mondays sched ule jective of the The high school building wa closed at p m Friday eve rang The robbery occurred som time between then v and 7 a m when Milton Toinby custodian discovered the ruined safe The door to the superintendents of fice had been pried open but how the thieves gained entrance to the balding was not kaown A deputy sheriff took finger prints aw investigated Meanwhile Minneapolis police and GOP leaders reported Eisen hower was apparently healthy happy and vigorous during a cam paign stop in that city last week Columnist Drew Pearson had re ported Eisenhower apparently suf fered a mild relapse there but White House Press Secretary James C Hagerty said Pearsons report was absolutely and cate gorically untrue Shown Films In a column prepared for pub lication Saturday Pearson wrote Eisenhowers car left the motor cade to the airport and the Presi dent was tmatled into his plane the Columbine III without bidding goodby to local Pearson enroute to St Paul for a speech happened to arrive in Minneapolis Friday as the storm broke There he was shown tele vision films of a smiling Eisen hower shaking hands with a num ber of persons just before leaving the airport Pearson conceded be appar ently had been wrong on that part of his column He stuck to much of his story however whkh he said came from confi dential suorces Tractor Turns Over Armstrong Youth Is Killed ARMSTRONG Plath L3 son of Mr and Mrs Ted Plath who farm near here was oiled Saturday when the tractor he was driving overturned into a ditch pinning him beneath it The accident occurred on county road about 2 miles south east of here Young Plath had hauled a wagonload of corn to the Platl home from the field where hi Father was picking and was re turning to the field with the empty wagon when the acciden occurred Besides his parents two sister survive him He was an Arm strong High School freshman ACTOR IN HOSPITAL HOLLYWOOD UP Acto Clifton Webb was reported recov ering Saturday from pneumoni in a hospital at Athens Greece rAII About The Weather UN Action on Hungary Requested UNITED NATIONS WJ iritain France and the United tates Saturday requested an ur name Magyarovar is a Hungarian erit meeting of the U Security deal with the situation n A courier from the delega on handed in the official request t headquarters early Satur ay afternoon Spain a short time earlier pro ested to the against recent soviet troop actions in both Hun ary and Poland Contents of the threepower omplaint were not made public immediately Diplomatic sources in the tench Foreign Ministry had said tie complaint probably would ac use the Russians of violating the declaration on the rights of man and Charter provisions gainst he interference of one country in the internal affairs of another The Paris sources said the Rus ians would also be accused of smploying force against another state border town 18 miles from the Austrian border checkpoint at Nickelsdorf We have National councils governing the towns of Gyoer Sopron and Komoron in western Hungary and another in control of the entire county of Borsod and its capital of said the colonel who commands the rebel forces in Magyarpvar So far as we know from the few messengers we have been able to get through to southern in control All government ibrtes cndfoffi cials in the area yarovar and the Austrian have gone over to the rebels Stars Removed Frontier guards tore the v red star out of the center of the fed white and green Hungarian flag and have stripped red stars from their military caps The revolt is a spontaneous demonstration of the hatred of the Hungarian people for the So viets and their Hungarian Com munist the colonel said We are collecting our forces and volunteers for an attack on the Soviets in Budapest so we can help our beleaguered com vades there We have many thou sands of volunteers coming for ward to join us We will send messengers to Austria to ask the Americans and other westerners to help us in our fight for 2 Persons Killed in Road Crash North of Ames AMES persons were killed and four were injured crit cally Saturday in a twocar col ision north of here The dead were identified as Glenn D Lehr Afton and his daughter 4 Critically injured and in an Ames hospital were Lehrs wife Shirley and their 4monthold daughter and Fred Schlick 66 and his wife Edna 62 both of Des Moines The accident occurred on the curve at Little Wall Lake on Highway 69 south of Jewell Authorities said the Lehr and Schlich cars collided when one of them swerved to avoid a third car which had pulled out to pass 4lane Highway Near Waterloo Is Planned WATERLOO UP Highwaj Commissioner Emery Loomis sail Friday a fourlane highway will be built from Waterloo south t link up with Highway 6 He said work on a twoIan section of the 50mile highwa will beg i n immediately an should be completed by 1958 Th other twolane strip will not b constructed until the federal in terstate route is completec Loomis said Fighting Spreads Inland By RICHARD KASISCHKI VIENNA ft Red Hungarys western frontier guards were re ported summoned inland Satur day to swelling rebel lion and border areas fell to anti Communist Hungarian troops Roof to roof fighting went on is the heart of Budapest where Pre mier Imre Nagy announced a new popular front government includ ing several nonCommunists La up its police forces as workers an effort to appease demands for UNDER FIRE East Germany Saturday beefed and students were reported de manding the ouster of Walter Ulbricht An oldline Stalinist and Red party boss in East Germany Ulbricht is one of the most hated men in that satellite country Cornpicker Kills Retired Osage former OSAGE A cornpicker killed nother North Iowa farmer Sat etired farmer was killed as he lelped with cornhusking on the alen Jacobs farm nine miles outheast of Osage Jacobs had taken a load of i6rn to the farmyard and when le returned saw Markham stand ng beside the cornpicker as the ractor idled Jacobs said he be ieved Markham already was dead when hie found him the top f his coveralls caught in the ele ator shaft and wound tightly around his neck Mr Markham was born in De cember 1884 on a farm near Osage the son of Mr and Mrs William Markham and lived all lis life in Mitchell County He is survived by his wife the ormer Julia Lincke three broth ers Ray and William of Osage and John of Lyle and a sister Mrs George Bush An thony Kan He was preceded in death by a sister Pearl Hobkirk The Champion Funeral Home s in charge of arrangements freedom Austrian frontier police crossed the Iron Curtain line for the first time in the postwar period and fraternized with soldiers who said they had deserted to the revoh tion The Austrians were em braced and told we are brothers Border Vacated This is the most remarkable thing in 12 Austrian po lice said in a border interview It seems that the Hungarian Communist control forces have been withdrawn to the interior to help fight the rebels Their old watch towers are empty This border appears in control of v The Hungarians reported mors that the Russians were ing Nagy at pistol point to bis announcements to the Hun garian people even that he had been arrested and that the Rus sians had taken over complete command in Budapest Nagys desperate bid to answer Hungarian demands for adminis trative reforms was broadcast by Radio Budapest even as rebel groups told newsmen at the Aus trian border the rebels have set up an independent Hungarian government at Gyoer a western industrial town 70 wiles from Budapest to coordinate the fight against Soviet divisions and Hun garian units still in action under Red leadership Cabinet Revamped A bespectacled former profes sor Nagy named several mem bers of his old party the once powerful smallholders in revamp ing the cabinet with hope of win ning support of the masses and getting the rebels to surrender Some like he himself are reha bilitated purgees Fighting also flared through the More Cold Air Rain Headed Toward Iowa It was less chilly in Iowa countryside in jhj fifth day of rebellion Rebel day night and the moderating trend in temperatures continued Saturday But more cold air was headed toward the state and the Weather Bureau predicted occa sional light rain for Saturday night and Sunday Low temperatures early Satur day ranged from 40 at Dubuque and Burlington to 49 at Council Bluffs groups were said to be holding ground in the north south and west against the combined might of the Russian and Hungarian Mason City Mostly cloudy through Sunday Possibility of occasional light showers and cooler Sunday Low Saturday night near 40 High Sunday near 60 Cloudy occasional light rain Saturday night and Sun day Colder Sunday Low Satur day night 40s Cloudy rain cod GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum Friday 61 Minimum Friday night 45 At a m Saturday 47 YEAR AGO Maximum 82 Minimm 44 Muscatine Accident Claims Mans Life MUSCATINE Theodore Brus 78 Blue Grass died at a hospital Saturday of injuries suf fered Friday in a twocar acci dent on a county road about sev en miles northeast of here Hollywood Stars for Ike to Be in Mason City Tuesday Four Hollywood Stars for Ike will entertain Tuesday noon in Mason Citys Central Park at a rally for Republican Gov Leo Hoegh The stars are Zasu Pitts Sterling Holloway Robert Fel lows and Marcia Powell The rally is scheduled at 12 oclock Gov Hoegh wift give a brief campaign speech before leaving for Clear Lake where he is scheduled at a Republican womens rally at 1 The en tertainment will follow his speech The Hollywood movie and tele vision stars will come to Mason City by plane from Sioux City ac cording to Hughes J Brant who is in charge of local arrangements They are scheduled to appear in Waterloo Tuesday evening This is one of several troupes of Hollywood Stars for Ike which are touring the nation ZASU armies Reports from Budapest said a nousetohouse battle reminiscent of the 1944 struggle when the Rus sian army wrested the city from German troops was raging Gun fire blazed from rooftops and win dows of homes The government radio warned householders not to permit rebr els to use their homes as places of resistance Budapest remained cut off from the outside world by tele phone and telegraph The only ac counts of the fighting came from the Communist controlled radio and the reports erf travelers ar riving in Austria Casualties It was impossible to estimate bow much of the country the reb els had been able to wrest from the combined forces of five Rus sian occupation divisions and about Hungarian and armed police Travelers arriving from gary estimated the toUl and wounded since the broke oat Tuesday sight at than The rebels some radb cities ol Hoagary could rhimrt hnft f t ;