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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 20, 1954, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowos Doily Newspaper Edited for Iho MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H S NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS rtfiiii iWBftsPrPaSIS1 VOL LXI Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Savcn Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 20 1954 This Paper Consists of Two Ona No M Legalize Betting on Horse Races New Solon Says By DWIGHT MeCORMACK DES MOINES UVA newcomer to the 1955 Iowa Legislature sug gests that if the lawmakers want a nontax source for additional money for education they consider legalizing parimutuel betting on horse races He is Jack Miller 38 Sioux City Republican and a tax lawyer who will be a member of the House of Representatives He emphasizes I am not recommending a parimutuel law but am merely suggesting that nontax sources of revenue be considered to meet increasing costs of lion and public And h points out that Nebraska and Sout Dakota have such laws Miller made his remarks in r ply to an Associated Press surye of the legislators on subjects whic are most likely to come up fo decision after the lawmakers con vene next Jan 10 Among the bills which the legi lators said they plan to introduc are these To establish highwa speed limits allocate more of th present highway funds toyprimar roads create a toll road authority prohibit the sale of beer on th state fair grounds base gasolin tax refunds on farm acreage re quire periodic testing of motor ve hides Lower Voting Also to lower the voting age t 18 set up a presidential preferenc primary law give income tax ex emption for medical bills mak the Iowa income tax law conform to federal regulations so taxpayer wont have to make out two differ ent computations require motorist to carry liability insurance equal ize schooltaxes and increase th strength of the State Highway Pa trol One legislator who asked tha he not be identified said be though attention should be given to chang ing the law to permit people to at least vote o drink under stric licensing of private The strongest push for mor money has come from and local school boards They wan state aid rto schools increased t 25 per cent or the present 18 mil lion dollar appropriation almos doubled They also are asking sub stantial increases for operation and new buildings at the state supported institutions of highe learning In this connection Miller com mented One of the most difficult prob lems that members of the nex Assembly must face up to is the source of additional revenue Be fore talking about raising taxes I think consideration should be giv en to using nontax sources Othe states such as Nebraska and South Dakota have adopted this ap proach rather than taxraising Strioui Thought Among other things they have adopted a parimutuel law which with the proceeds going to educa tion would seem to have enough merit to warrant serious consider ation It is a plan for equitable division of total bettings on a race among the winners with the state taking a given per cent Twentyfour states have legalized parimutuel betting on races recent Associated Press na tional surveyi showed a new recorc was set this year in revenue ob tained Aii incomplete rep o r t showed Nebraskas take was 000 and South Dakotas was esti mated at Several others agreed with Mil ler that it is going to be very difficult to meet increased heeds without finding sources for more revenue 1 Sen Herman M Knudson Clear Lake Republican commented am convinced we must make ad ditional funds available for educa tional purposes but not until funds are made Taxpayers Group Asks Tax Boost Opposition DBS MOINES Iowa Tax payers Assn urges alTlowa state and local governmental bodies to stabilize operating costs and to oppose increased taxes In resolutions adopted Friday the association said there will be tipon our government for additional ex penditures for many The resolutions called on state and local administrative units to fol low the example of the federal gov in reducing appropria tmd expenditures j Gillette Says Hes Willing to Take Post GOP May Want Him for Dulles Aide WASHINGTON UP Lame duck Sen Guy M Gillette Satur day indicated he is available if the Eisenhower administration wants to appoint him assistant secretary of state in charge of United Na tions affairs The 75yearold Iowa Democrat who was defeated in his bid for TRIAL SPIN ENDS IN Northwood teenagers Paul Eu gene Perry 15 were in good condition at a Mason City hospital Saturday after a used car they were testing for possible purchase spun out of control androlled over on a gravel road a halfmile north of the DriveIn theater Weir suffered bruises and Perry a fractured arm Perry was pinned under the car until Roy Hennigar a farmer pulled the car away with a tractor State and county officers are shown checking the wrecks GILLETTE relection to the new Congress which meets in January said in an interview Should some such position as that be of fered to me I would of course be very much interested in it because of my nterest in working for world peace and Gillette made the statement when asked about a press report speculating that he or some other Democrat might be offered such a post to strengthen bipartisan sup xrt for administration foreign he had read the report interest but said no one in West Pushes for Acceptance of Atom Plan Despite Delay the administration has said any to him about that hing directly ossibility Administration officials have in dicated that should a Democrat be asked totake a key State Depart ment post he would more likely be named a adviser to Secretary John Foster Dulles than an assistant secretary of state specializing in some field of foreign relations Democratic congressional lead ers have not set up any clamor or formal Democratic representa ion in high State Department jchelons The present assistant ecretary in charge of affairs t s David Kee 54 a career diplo vho was called out of retirem o take the post only a year ago Army Officer Is Dismissed UP Second Lt C Anderson 24yearold combat veteran Friday harles Korean was convicted by courtmartial of mistreating Army trainees at Camp ordon and dismissed from the ervice A general courtmartial also or ered him to forfeit all allowances A 10man court found Anderson uilty of charges that he mal treated trainees by ordering one man hung from a tree by the ordered excessive phys cal exercise for others as dis iplinary measures Anderson a native of St Louis ho won an officers commission t Ft Benning after return ng from Korea testified he used ough measures to shape Co of the 1st Regiment which he escribed as He said e was given only 11 days in which get the company into shape The courtdeliberated two hours ver evidence introduced at a four ay trial The charges against Anderson esulted in removal of Col James Wade as commanding officer of he camps replacement training enter Brig Gen Francis Howard ommander of Camp Cordon re eved Wade for failing to investi ate and report to his commanding charges made against Anderson by trainees He had been ansferred to other stations when en Howard learned of the ac JUDY HOIf ITALIZf 0 HOLLYWOOD Judy arland in Cedars of Lebanon ospital for a checkup and rest Amendment by Menon Causes NewArgument UNITED NATIONS N Y Rejecting an llth hour Indian bi to widen talks on President Eisen for a inter national Wester sponsors Saturday pushed for fina acceptanceof the program Some Western diplomats pre dieted the 60nation political com mittee would okay the plan unani mously possibly Monday Indias V K Krishna Menon blocked committee attempts t reach a vote Friday night by de manding an opportunity to spea Monday on the sevennation reso lution endorsing the program Thi resolution has been virtually as sured of Soviet support Amtndmenf Menon first caused a stir by sud denly tossing in an amendment t increase the circle of nations tak ing part in negotiationsto set up an international atomic energj agency U S Chief Delegate Henry Cab ot Lodge Jr quickly made plain the sponsors would agree to no such change which he said would open the door to nations outside the Menon has been dickering all week with other delegates in an effort to get backing for his pro posal He gained some satisfaction when Ecuador Burma and Yugo slavia advocated a widening of the circle of participants But all three made clear they would not on the resolution being changed We have made it plain several times that we are opposed to such an Lodge said It would jeopardize or destroy the whole Sponsors Nations sponsoring the proposal are Uriited States Britain France Canada Australia Belgium arid South Africa Menons stand cast some shadow on hopes that the compromise plan evolved after painstaking days of bargaining with Russia might receiver unanimous support But veteran diplomats predicted that despite his criticisms and amendments Menon would approve the resolution when the time came to vote Mason Cityan Gets School Board Post DES MOINES W Charles A Ha eke Sac City newspaper editor and publisher was elected presi dent of the Iowa Assn of School Boards Friday at its ninth annual convention Other new officers are W H Witte Lowdcn first vice presi dent and Mrs L W Swanson Mason City second vice president Mrs James Shannahan 0es Moines is treasurer and Don A Foster Des Moines executivt di rector FREE ON BOND LINCOLN Neb E Mintun 32 of Davenport Iowa was free on bond Saturday pending preliminary hearing set for Nov 27 on a charge of manslaughter Mintun has pleaded innocent to the charge growing out of the death a week ago oPRegina Hovland 22 Lincoln waitress Mrs Hovland her skull fractured was found in Mintuns car after ca nasta party and was pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital Mintun had been held at the county jail until Friday when he posted bond and was released Former Nashua Man Son Die in Plane Crash in Alaska Beagle 29 son of Mr and Mrs Ernest Beagle of Nashua and his son Paul 5 Friday were killed with two other passengers in an air plane crash at Anchorage Alas ka according to word received by the parents here Only the pilot and one passenger were saved The six were riding in a private plane during a snowstorm The pilot tried to make a landing but couldnt see the field because of the snow He tried to land again but the plane hit water The body of the boy was found but when the word was received by the parents here Friday Beagles body had not been lo cated Ernest entered the Navy when 18 years old was out one year and went toack for 18 months While in the Navy he was mar ried to Vila Pries of Waterloo He served his time in the Navy and three years ago went with his wife and child to Alaska on construction woric Besides his wife and he leaves a brother Arnold who is in the Navy stationed at Chi cago and three sisters Mrs George Ficht of Glendale Mrs Everett Maroney of Santa Barbara and Mrs Melvin Knabell of Waterloo Lurheran Council to Send Parcels Overseas NEW YORK National Lutheran Council said Friday its aid agency Lutheran World Relief s shipping family sized ood packages abroad in time for Christmas SAME fsi 14 9 8 Escape Serious Injury in Crash Near Blairsburg A Forest City minister his wife and five children escaped serious injury Friday afternoon when the car in which they were riding was demolished when it and one driven by Charles F Castner 82 Blairs burg collided on Highway 69 at the bottom of a viaduct near Blairsburg No one was injured seriously Highway patrolmen said the Rev Merritt J Kline 41 pastor of the First Baptist est City was driving when his car struck the Castner vehicle broadside PIONEER Dennis Ca merer 23yearold Austin housewife is pictured in the hospital with the new son she delivered by herself Friday Home alone with two older youngsters at the time Mrs Camerer wrapped him in a blan ket and placed him by the stove She then walked 60 yards to a neighbor to call an ambulance Dulles Mendes Approve Policy Think Russ Plan Own NATO Pact No Formal Offer Yet LONDON Soviet Unio has given strong indications she i planning to set up an East Euro lean security system in answer he Wests North Atlantic Trcatj Organization It is believed that Marshal Georgi Zhukov Vasily Sokolovsfcj and Konstantin iovtet World War II now working out details of the nev illiance They also are expccte 0 play leading roles in the mili tary organization The Soviet Union and its sate ites have signed mutual assistanc reatics and trade accords But o ar as is known Red East Europ has no formal interlock militar alliance placing war resources un der a single command British officials say Moscow current propaganda line is practic ally spelling out the Kremlin plans which they believe will ma erialize at a conference on Nov 29 In a note to European nation and the United States last week he Soviets suggested an interna tional conference on that date t discuss European security Most Western powers alread lave indicated they will turn dowr he bid The United Slates Britain and France say they will not ente lirect talks with the Soviets unt the Paris agreements on the free ng and rearming of West German have been ratified by the parlia mcnts of the signatory nations Soviet satellite states however are falling into line To date Po and Czechoslovakia Romania Bulgaria Albania East Germanj and Hungary have approved th dea and declared their readines to participate in a European se curity system Finland also has accepted thi Soviet invitation but only if othe nyited nations participate Thi Helsinki government was the firs nation outside the Iron Curtain tc ormally reply to the Russians Chiefs Absent British sources believe the Sov hold the conference even f the West declines to attend I vill give them a platform from which to set up their own security ystem The sources point to the recent bsence from Moscow of Zhukov eputy Soviet defense Minister anc sokolovsky Russian chief of staff as an indication the two are plan ling the details with Rokossovsky The latter is Polands defense min ster Neither Zuhkov nor Sokolovsky ras present in Moscow for the an ual revolution day ceremonies Vov 7 nor at a Kremlin reception that followed Both also were ab ent from the graduation exercises f the Voroshilov High Military cademy Nov 17 Only the most mportant business would take bem out of Moscow for these two unctions attended by all top rank ng Soviet military men Soldiers Home to Get New Dormitory DES MOINES Coun y District Judge Russell Jordan ruled Friday that Iowa can use million dollars of World War I wnus money to build a new dormi ory at the Marshalltown Soldiers Tome The judge ruled that a law passed y the 1953 Legislature which di ected the state bonus board to make the fund transfer was con titutional Eleven World Wr I eterans had filed suit asking the ourt to restrain enforcement of he law HEADS THfttFTWAY DES MOINES UHRonald DCS Moines secretary of ie company has been named pres dent of Thriftway Stores sue eeding Harold A Goldman who esigned AP Wlrcpnnto PENNILESS Mrs Patricia Vanderbilt exwife of the million aire and Nanette were snapped outside the office of their attorney Mrs Vander bilt Friday applied for state aid saying thc two penniless and destitute ExWife of Vanderbilt on Relief NEW YORK IBMrs Patricia Wallace Vanderbilt fifth wife of Cornelius Vanderbilt claiming she is destitute and has applied for relief for herself and her 12yearold daughter Vanderbilt married the attrac tive 32yearold blonde in 1948 and in 1953 obtained a Reno di After Vanderbilts action Mrs Vanderbilt swore out an arrest warrant claiming nonsupport and pleading she Was about to become a public charge She had been denied temporary alimony pending decision on a separation suit she filed against her hus band In August of last year she ap plied for public relief saying her only assets were pawn tickets on jewelry and a mink coat She was told to sell the pawn tickets and return whcns she was actually without funds Friday she asked the City Wel fare Department for relief She told newsmen she and her daugh ter Nanette a child by a pre vious marriage had been evicted from the East End Hotel on Tues day for nonpayment of in rent Thursday night welfare author ities gave her for a room in a small hotel for herself and her daughter Friday mother and daughter were referred to a private chari table organization I TS COMING PICK A PRESENT Helpful hints for Christmas Gift Shoppers The handy directory to Grand Gifts your 8inl SHOPPERTUNITY Here are reasons why PICK A PRESENT starting in the CLASSIFIED SECTION WEDNESDAY NOV 23rd is your Christmas Shoppertunity shopping pressure head scratching due to Gift worries xhifU you from upinthe air to downtoearth your feet tit your healthy SanU Jn the palm ot your hawt you that miserable dead tired feeling lastminute eenymeeny shopping you shop In house slippers advantage then or this gift buying aid Make PICK A PRESENT your headquarters for buying ease speed convenience and economy Its your big Shoppertunity to make the most of gift selecting the easiest way SHOP PRESENT EVERY DAYIlt More Red Troops in Indochina Buildup Is Main Topic WASHINGTON French and American officials Sat u r d a y studied reports that nists have increased their military strength in northern Indochina by three divisions two of thenv arm ored since last summers Geneva armistice Information about the Commu nist buildup came to light as French Premier Pierre Mendes France and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles held a final confer ence before the French Premier ends his current Washington visit A final communiqueion tho FrenchAmerican talks which be gan Thursday at the White Housa was approved at the conference It was a very general expression of joint approval of common poli cies in Indochina Asia generally and Europe To Viiit Mcndns France was to fly to New York later Saturday for a visit to the United Nations before re turning to Paris A reliable source said large sup plies of arms have been shipped into northern Indochina from Com munist China over a new railroad to the Indochinese frontier The source the weapons were largely Russianmade were from supplies used by China in the Korean war and French intelligence forces agreed enough military ma terial was sent into Indochina to equip two new armored The military buildup was consid ered a violation of the Geneva armistice which stipulated that neither Communist nor nonCom munist foreign powers should pro vide arms to either side in Indo china Ponder Counttrmovtt The Communist buildup raised the questionof what steps the U S and France should take to counter it Dulles and McndesFrance al ready have agreed to send instruc tions to their representatives in Indochina to do everything pos sible to end quarrels in the frea Viet Nam government between ci vilian and military leaders Tha amount of future American aid to the region is directly tiedto the problem of establishing harmony The two leaders also discussed measures whereby neutral armis tice observers could be sent into remote areas of Indochina to check on possible armistice violations The U S and France were not expected to reach any final agree ment on the controversial question of whether American generals and troops would take over the princi pal responsibility for training na tive troops in free On one point Dulles assured MendesFrance of firm U S sup port for a proposed agency to po ice arms production and accumu lation by European nations which have entered into new defense agreements that involve West Ger man rearmament However Dulles was understood to have reiterated that this country will determine how to apportion its arms aid to the various nations FUNNY FORGER CHEYENNE Wyo UP A Cheyenne bar owner might have known the check he cashed for a customer Friday was phony It was endorsed About The Weather Mason City Fair cool Iowa Continued Cool Minnesota Continued mild Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Satur day Maximum Minimum At H a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum   

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