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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 20, 1954, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES PICKS and United Press 1iiJl CITY GLOBEGAZETTE ALL NORTH I O W A N S NEIGHBOR S HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY FEBRUARY 20 1954 This Paper Consists of Two Ono No Ill Flexible Price Supports Given OK by Wallace Approved By Senate G S r o Eisenhower administrations ad pncc supports Satinclay Kol some US Agriculture Secretary un colto loans in 1033 Hr A did not specifically mention Iho program Sccro Knr K Iho clseof con COUld bc espceiallj Benson seeks to revise the present rigid law which supports such 1 ad whcal who has been quietly on his farm at South Salem NY since his 1018 defeat as Pro grcssivc Party candidate for presi dent expressed his views in re marks for the National FARM In stitute here In the long run he said the ever normal granary program cat be sustained only by a flexible price support system This is es pccially true of corn Acreage Controls Wallace said no one can afforc to be cocksure in talking about farm price programs He said it might be possible to use acreage controls to cut cotton production enough to sustain a loan at DO per cent of parity But of corn he said With good weather and no new war a 90 per cent corn loan will soon build up utterly fantastic sup plies and endanger the whole sys tem of commodity ioans and the ever normal granary Wallace said he doubts acreage controls on corn will be success ful Diversion of wheat and cotton acres to corn is one danger he adding Big Loop Hole Of course the biggest loop hole is the greatly increased use Rowan Youth Killed When Hit by Auto GARNER David Neilsen 16 son of Mr and Mrs Arthur Neil sea of Rowan was instantly killed on Highway 18 at the north edge of Garner when struck by a cai driven by John Finch of Crystal Lake at am Saturday NeiJscn with Donald Wadding on and Harvey Hossick of Rowan Aas coming from Clear Lake go ng west when the car ran off the road at the Standard Oil station The youths went to the Shell sta tion a halfmile west to gel a wrecker The three returned with on the remaining of fertilizer acres He predicted that from 1955 to 19G5 high nitrogen applications will sweep the corn belt like hybrid corn did from 1934 to 1944 and boost yields several hundred mil lion bushels a year He said wheat acreage cuts however prob ably will be effective as a produc tion control Wallace said he hopes President Eisenhower is given carte blanche to use at least a billion dollars of our surpluses to relieve suffering wherever and whenever he deems it wise to do so Guaranteed Wage Victor Rcuther another speaker on the program said the CIOwill fight for a guaranteed annual wage for steel workers this year and for auto workers next year The assistant to and brother of CIO President Walter Ileuthcr said a staff of specialists has been working for two years mapping the program for an annual wage Rcuther set the minimum annual wage necessary for the standard of decency at but he did not say if that would be the figure sought when contract negotiations open WOMAN OFFICER DAVENPORT Tfazel Lamp is Scott Countys first wom an probation officer SAME BLACK FLAG MKAXS TRAFFIC DEATIf IN IAST 31HOURS vrecker driven by Leonard Rot chafer and while the wrecker was eing attached to the car the hree youths started flagging traf ic to slqw down Jshcriff Brower and Coro ner Kenneth Boughton said no lares had been put outand that fog and rain offered obscured vis bility to Finch as he cnmc in from he east In the car with Finch vere Jim Delger and Allen Ivcr son also of the Crystal Lake com munity The Finch car then struck Neil sen who was standing near his stalled machine Neilsen suffered a Yactured neck left hip and knee Rogness Receives Nomination for Luther Seminary The Rev Alvin N Rogness pas or of Trinity Lutheran Church in Vluson City from 1042 to 1951 has 3ecn nominated for the presidency of Luther Theological Seminary in St Paul The St Paul seminary is the only one operated by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the United itates and has approximately 900 students Dr Rogness was nominated by he joint meeting of the council of he ELC and its board of Chris ian education Final action on the inmination must bc taken at the jiennial convention of the church it Minneapolis in June The new president will succeed Dr T F Gullixon Dr Rogness now is pastor of the First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls SD He served congregations in Du uth Minn and at Ames before coming to Mason City During his pastorale here his congregation in creased by 1500 members and built a church LITTLE CHANGE VATICAN CITYWVVatican in ormants Friday night denied ru nors that the condition of 77year old Pope Pius XII has worsened but they indicated his recovery of strength has been very slight MOTHER WITH MOUTHFUL Lady Boxer and Dobermarm owned by a New Haven Conn garageman was quietly watching her brood of 15 new born pups when she was frightened She quickly snatched one of the litter up in her mouth and prepared to take llight CIO Approves Job Proposal DBS MOINES UP Iowas CIO began work Saturday on a ivepoint program it hopes will cnc inemploymenl in the state The program was adopted Fri lay night at a statewide member ship meeting mi what todo nek about out of work lowans The meeting svas called after he governors study committee on inemploymenl was put on a standby basis Labor members t that committee reported its cfivity and asked for instructions The program adopted was a guaranteed annual vage the governor to re stabtish the unemployment com Tiitiec on a full time basis with nil time members all state reprcsenta ves and senators to call a special cssion of the legislature to in rease jobless benefits President Eisenhow r to take immediate steps to set p a public works program in owa a series of labor meet ngs throughout the state and in ite Iowa congressmen and sen tors to answer questions from abor people and if they refuse to ttend send a delegation to Wash ngton to sec the congressmen Heavy Rain Pelts Many Iowa Areas DES MOINES Rains which angcd to more than two inches n western losva and moved east across the state Saturday rere due to bc succeeded by fall ng temperatures winds and snow n the western sector The Weather Bureau said that rest of a line from Atlantic to pcncer the Saturday afternoon utlook was for winds of 35 to 40 miles an hour with considerable lowing snow Rainfall in the 24hour period ndccl at am Saturday in ludccl such healthy downpours as 25 inches at Council Bluffs 222 t Storm Lake and 211 at Sac Jity Mason City had 36 of an inch i On Far Eastern Conference Made No Appeasements Dulles WASHINGTON of Slate Dulles has undertaken to convince his critics Congress and the country that the United States scored a diplomatic victory in ar ranging for a conference to dis cuss peace in Asia Dulles returned Friday night from the Big Four foreign ministers meeting In Berlin where he to seating Russin and Red China atthe conference opening April 2fi at Geneva Switzerland lie obviously was disturbed by fcnrs expressed in Congress that appcnsemcnt might result He told newsmen who met him at the airport that this country got per cent of what it wanted and that the place and composition of the conference arc precisely what we sought Dulles fatigued after nearly a month of r fencing with Russias V M Molotov faces three days of possibly stiff questioning by congressional leaders of both par ties and by the House Foreign Af fairs and Senate Foreign Relations Committees He also will report to the nation Wednesday night on radio and TV Meanwhile diplomatic officials said the United States has cleared the way for the Geneva confer ence by satisfactorily answering South Koreas charge of appease ment Actuallythe officials said the Allies scored a major diplomatic victory at the Berlin Big Four meeting in getting the Commu nists to talk Far Eastern peace South Korean Ambassador You Chan Yang filed a sharp protest with the Slate Department Friday claiming the Genevn conference gnve Russia a diplomatic vic tory Chinese Nationalist Presi dent Chiang KaiShek charged it amounted lo a sellout to the Reds SENATOR GEORGE Ask Hike in Income Tax Exemptions WASHINGTON move to like personal income tax cxemp ions this year to spur consumer buying power attracted snowballing support Saturday from Democrats h Congress The proposal which started among House Democrats moved nto the Senate Friday when Sen Walter F George his artys chief spokesman on taxes ntroduced legislation for higher exemptions The bill would hike the present 1600 exemption for each taxpayer and exemption to on this years income and to in later years Under present conditions he measure would costthe treas try about the first year and around eight billion dol ars annually when its full impact vas felt Key Senate Democrats privately predicted almost unanimous Demo cratic support for the measure in Senate Most Republicans however ap jeared to be waiting for the second ook at t h e economic situation promised by President Eisenhower in his news conference Wednesday The Presidents indicated then he vill consider tax relief forcon sumers unless the economic situa ion shows its normal upturn in March Row Boiled Up Over 10 Charges GOP Rushes to His Defense WASHINGTON A Senate Judiciary Subcommittee voted Sat urday to recommend to the ful committee favorable action on Earl Warrens nomination to be chief justice of the United States Chairman Langer RND said Ihc vote to make a favorable rec ommendation was not unanimous but he declined to disclose the vote Sen Welker RIdaho a mem her of the full committee who sal on the closed session told a reporter however that the vote was unanimous I know what Im talking about1 Welker said Furious Row A furious row boiled up in the subcommittee Friday after un hecked charges against Warren ormer Republican governor of California were placed in the pub ic record on Langers order The four other members of the ubcommittee disclaimed any ad vance knowledge of the plan Langer said the full judiciarj ommittee would meet next Wed nesday to consider Warrens nom nation submitted to the Senate by President Eisenhower on Jan 11 Sen Eastland first to leave the subcommittees closec session said the group recom mended confirmation without ob jeclion But Langer later told reporter he had voted merely to refer thi to the full committee for action Langer said Warrens confirmatio had been recommended by jf ma jqrity r Asked what would happen to th sensational charges made public Langer said In the File They are all in the file if the ull committee wants to do any hing with them Sen Eastland had described the charges as a lot of rubbish Sen Watkins RUtah also had denounced them as a lot of tom nyrot Among the charges aired before he subcommittee were allegations hat Warren had followed the Larxist line had appointed dis lonest judges to office and had ieen under the control of a no orious liquor lobbyist At Langers direction subcom mittee Counsel Wayne Smithey cad into the record a summary y the subcommittee staff of 10 harges made by persons who op osed Warrens nomination No Check Under questioning by Sen Hen ings Smithey said the ames of persons sending in the harges had not been checked to ec Whether they were bona fide He said two persons whom he amed as R o d c ri c k J Wilson igner a letter mailed in Los and Burr McCloseky of hicago separately made one of ie charges As read this allegation was that the nominee was at one time iinder the domination and control fa notorious liquor lobbyist Art amish In San Francisco Harold Faulk er attorney for Arthur Samish enounced th esc statements as outrageous and said Samish vould establish the alsityof the charges if called n an official inquiry About The Weather Mason City Cloudy with occasional rain showers owa Rain changing to snow and turning colder Minnesota Cloudy and somewhat colder GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 53 Minimum 41 At 8 am 42 Precipitation 36 YEAR AGO Maximum 32 MJnimum 28 AUTO IS CASUALTY OF STORMHigh winds which socked the Midwest Fridav ring up dust comparable with that of the 30s toppled this large tree iri Dallas smashmg the first car ever owned by James Corley 27 Corley only had the car eight months An earthmoving machine is shown removing the tree Midwest Digging Out of Dust Snow Rain Storms Going Going WINDSOR UP Four buildings of a million dollar chmicl plant Saturday settle ilowly in a sea of mud where an abandoned sajt cavedin 1000 below the surface Th had all but twtllewtd up the four bufWings to bring a hydrogen fanfc crashingto ground Muddy wafers that gushed op from the core of fhe old de fayed efforts to secure globular tank and authorities were con sidering ways to drain it The cavein occurred Friday at fhe chlorine manufacturing section of the Canadian Industries Ltd plant which lies less than a mile from the 45 million dollar Ontario hydroelectric power plant Many Cities Hard Pressed After Blows By Atsuctmtfd Press Believe Two Candidates for Governor Will Drop Out Before Race Begins A big chunkof the nations micf dle presented apatchwork weather picture Saturday with the colors shading from dark brown td white High winds kicked up heavy dust storms over the Midwest Fri day and were followed by heavy snow in some areas Friday night That accounted for the weird pat tern Western Kansas hit hardest by Fridays duster came in for a full fledged blizzard Friday night After a day of zero visibility be cause of dust the snow moved in TI xui UL UUM me snow moved in UEb There s an increasing expression of opinion to knock out power lines and stall round the Republican Statehouse that not all of the record number of transportation ight announced candidates for the GOP nomination for governor will omplete their filings One reliable source voiced the wew that two will drop out Another viici v Mill UIVJLJ UUL til v t aid the field probably would be cut by three by the March 19 deadline hey declined to be quoted by name and didnt say who they thought drop Many are doubtful that any one of the eight candidates could get 5 per cent of the vote If more did the nomination would be made by i j Highway Patrolman Dies of Injuries CEDAR RAPIDS J A highway atrolman struck by a car while e was giving a motorist a ticket ied at a hospital here Friday ight He was Harold De Gear 29 Po ce saidthe accident occurred hursday night after De Gear had topped Floyd Mumm of Marion nd was writing a ticket for faulty equipment on Mumms car Another car driven by George lUJer of Swisher passed a tmck nd crashed into the rear of lumms car crushing De Gear fficers said convention However the source expressing the opinion that two of the announced candidates would not Eisenhower Says Warren Is One of FinestServants PALM SPRINGS Calif President Eisenhower comment ing on1 unevaluated charges against Chief Justice Earl War ren declared Saturday that War ren is one of the finest public servants this counttry has ever produced Eisenhower made the state ment newsmen at his vacation headquarters at Smoke Tree ranch in Warrens home state Eisenhower defended Warren against unevaluated c h a r g e s made public Friday by a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee which Saturday votedL to recommend Favorable action on Warren to the full committee The material made public by the subcommittee included accu sations he was once under dom ination and control of a notorious liquor lobbyist and as governor of California k no w i n g 1 y ap pointed dishonest judges The President told newsmen My comments on Gov War ren will be limited to my opin position My high opinion of him and my confidence in him was dem onstrated by the fact I nominated him to one of the highest offices inlhe land Every contact Thave had with him in Washington has served to bear out my confi dence follow through looks for a primary nomination Republicans will want to nominate the strongest man the source said They will want some one who can beat Polk County Attorney Clyde E Herring of Des Monies the only candidate for the Democratic gubernatorial nomina tion Little Chance The source who expressed belief that three of the Republican candi dates for governor will drop out said he sees little chance ol the nomination being settled in the June primary The law requires that a candi date for goverfior submit to the secretary of state by March 19 nomination petitions signed by a total of close to 3200 qualified voters That is one half of one per cent of the Republican vote cast for governor in the last gen eral election One per cent of the 3200 total must be from 10 different oounties The Candidates The Republican candidates for governor in the order of their an nouncements State Rep William S Lynes Waverly speaker of the Iowa House the last two sessions W H Nicholas Mason City former lieu tenant governor A B Chambers former Des Moines mayor State Rep Ernest Palmer Jr Fort Madison Bill Curphy Des Moines wa attorney Atty Gen Leo A ton newspaper pressman Roads Blocked Communications with 16 Kansas towns were reported cut off The highway patrol said all roads and major highways in the northwest ern corner of the state were blocked by drifting snow Scott City reported the heaviest snow fall with eight inches At least eight passenger trains were reported halted between Kinsley and Garden City Kan after automatic signal systems were crippled by ice and snow Scores of automobiles were ditched and abandoned Dustpiled up to three inches in streets Friday and as the rairi and snow moved in mud bails aria broken snow fell in some areas A dust pall hung over all Texas early Saturday except for the west ern top Low visibility reports in cluded onehalf mile at Childress and Wink threefourths of a mile in the Beaumont area and one mile at Lufkin and Houston Winds generally had calmed over Texas although some gusts up to 30 miles an hour were re ported Heavy Dusl Fridays blowing dust was heaviest in Kansas Oklahoma and Texas but also lapped over into sections of Colorado and New Mexico Lamar in southeast Colorado was hard hit when 65 mileanhour winds knocked down power lines and an estimated twothirds of the television antennas in the city In visibility in the extreme west and Panhandle reg ions still was cut to a mile early Saturday as winds 35 to 45 miles an hour stirred heavy clouds of dust Rounding out the Friday weatherY scene were two tornadoes at Pine Bluff Ark and the other at Conroe Tex Five persons were j wuf4ViAt j t Y w SUIiu CF C contractor Ben Ellsworth Ottuminjured in the Texas twister and 10 dairriaged Hocgh and Russell D Shay NewBluffisix homes and tstvt VM J J Injured V   

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