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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 15, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                Noitk Iowas Doily Ntwtpoper MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI N I W S P A I t THAT MAKIS ALL NOITH IOWANS MIICNIOtS HOME EDITION VOL LXI rut IMM MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY IS IMS Tkta tf I Espinosa New President of Panama f Elthon and Hoegh Split Sharply on Agriculture Vs New Industry Otherwise Both Are in Agreement Legislators Hear Issues By WILLIAM EBERLINE DBS M01NES f Should the Iowa Legislature act to keep agri culture supreme in Iowa or do everything possible to attract in dustry to the state That question arose following ad dresses this week to the Legislature by retiring Gov Leo Elthon and newlyinaugurated Gov Leo A Hoegh Elthon who became governor following the death in an auto ac cident Nov 21 of the late Gov Wil liam S Beardsley delivered the traditional State of the State speech to a joint session of the Sen ate and House Tuesday Hoegh delivered his Inaugural address before another joint meet ing of the two houses Thursday El thon at the same session was in for his second term as lieutenant governor In that post he will preside over the Senate while it considers Hoeghs proposals Much the Same The recommendations of the two governors were much the same in many instances But Hoeghs pro gram which veteran legislators tailed the most ambitious ever of fered by an Iowa chief executive AP WIrepboto On a few points however El thon and Hoegh differed markedly One of these was their recommen dations regarding industry Elthon and Hoegh both declared that Iowa industries should be fur ther developed But Elthon de clared in his State of the State speech I think we should keep in mind that Iowa is agricultural and any advancement of industry that would be detrimental to agricul ture would be adverse to the best interest of the state of Iowa Lets not forget that agriculture is basic in our Hoeghs address declared Now that industry is decentral OUTPOST AROUKb CAPITAL A civil guard stands watch over a highway leading into San Jose Capital of Costa Rica as fighting in that Central American country diminished to scattered rifle fire Nicaragua Named as Source of WASHINGTON UP Without blaming the government of Nica ragua the Organization of American States has put its finger on that Central American nation as the source of an invasion of neighbor ing Costa Rica While the OAS did not placeresponsibility for the invasion on the Nicaraguan government it urged decisive action by Nicaragua prevent war goods from across its border into Costa Rica Meanwhile Costa Rican forces were reported closing in rapidly on La Cruz in the northwest tip of thi beleaguered country where an ene my band has grabbed a small area Meeting late into the night the OAS Council adopted a resolution in which it said its onthescene in izing and is moving into the great vestigation commission nad re Midwest preparatory to using the facilities of the St Lawrence Sea way Iowa must leave nothing un done to attract industry within its borders With what we have to of fer Iowa can double its new indus tries within the next four Both Elthon and Hoegh agreed that deficit spending must stop and that the state should strive for greater efficiency in ment through elimination of over lapping and duplication of func tiow of the various departments and agencies and for improved collection of present taxes State Aid Both governors urged 25 per cent state aid for schools increased ap propriations for state institutions of higher learning full payment of agricultural land tax credits con sideration of a toll road financed only out of tolls and an expanded soil and water conservation pro gram They also favored prepara tion now to meet the big increase In high school and college students in the next few years Suggestions of the two on ways to raise additional money for state government contained some differ ences Elthon mentioned a state prop erty tax increase in the corpora tion income tax a higher levy on individual incomes such new lev ies as a luxury tax and boosting the state sales tax to three per cent as possible ways of increas ing revenue But he cautioned that prop erty tax now produces about 240 million dollars a year for local and county governments and that the federal government has large ly preempted the individual in come tax filed He favored a high er sales tax as the most practi cable way to gain additional funds Hoegh agreed that the state ahould stay out of the property tax field He urged a committee to atudy the entire state tax struc ture a substantial part of the war material was introduced over the northern border of Costa Rica Nicaragua is Costa Ricas sole neighbor to the north The com mission also reported to OAS head quarters here that a large part o the military elements came into Costa Rica from Nicaragua The the 21 American con demned the attack on Costa Rica It asked the Nicaraguan govern ment to act more decisively to choke off war materiel going across its southern border At the same time the Council ordered its commission to send ob servers to any place which might e utilized to transport of troops or military equipment toward Costa In this connection the com mission was instructed to have its observers visit all airports in the region The committee suggested that the Council consider what measures could be taken in accordance with the Rio De Janeiro treaty if cir cumstances warrant ABC on The Cutoff of G I Righto for Men Now in Service Men now in service as well as those joining up hence forth are affected vitally by the cutoff in wartime veter ans benefits Just how are they affected And just what can draftees and volunteers hereafter ex pect in the way of veterans benefits Detailed answers to these important questions appear in the VETERANS GUIDE column in this issue SEE PAGE 14 Canadian Flier Delays Journey to See Families MONTREAL W The visit o Squadron Leader Andrew B Mac Kenzie of the Royal Canadian Air Force to see the families of four American airmen held prisoner in Rqd China has been delayed He had planned to come to the United States Friday but it was reported here he would be unable to make the trip for another week MacKenzie was imprisoned with the four Americans for two years He plans to visit the families of Capt Harold Fischer Swea City Iowa Lt Col Edwin Heller Roland Parks Omaha and Lt Lyle Cameron Lincoln Neb Capt Fischers parents were In Des Moines Friday to confer with Gov Leo A Hoegh about their sons release Army Private Faces 99Year Jail Term for Crushing Child FORT WORTH Tex UP Army Pvt Carl George Malloy whose wife is expecting another child Saturday faced a 99year prison sentence after being found fuilty of crushing to death his 7 weekold son with his hands Malloys wife Mary Ann made the announcement defiantly to newsmen Friday night after a jury convicted her sandyhaired 22year old husband A doctors report confirmed her announcement Malloy of Aliquippa re mained impassive as the verdict was read But his family sitting n the first row of courtroom seats roke into tears His wife reached him first and hey embraced in a long passionate kiss Malloys father Carl Malloy f Aliquipipa was bitter and as lie jurors filed out he declared You ought to have a medal linned on Meantime defense attorneys said they would begin a motion for a new trial i Lodge and Dulles in Omaha Chat Action on POWs Asked OMAHA Neb father of an American imprisoned in Red China Saturday had the persona assurance of Secretary of State John Foster Dulles and United Na tions Ambassador Henry Cabo Lodge that every effort will be made to free his jet pilot son Dulles and Lodge flew here Fri day for a briefing on the mission and organization of the Strategl Air Command the nations atoml bombing system They had dinner with W G Bud Parks and talked with him for an hour about his son Lt Roland Parks who has been heL captive by the Chinese Reds sine September 1952 No Data Parks said Lodge couldnt giv any definite information abou when the fliers will be But be said both Dulles and Lodgi appeared optimistic Parks not one of the 11 Americans recently convicted on trumpedup spy charges by Red China He is one of four fighter pilots shot mprisoned down in Korea and with Canadian flier Squadron Leader Andy MacKenzie Montreal who was released in De he said felt a good chance that the four fighter pilots being held would be released probably earlier than the 11 Ameri can members of the bomber crew who were sentenced by the Reds However Parks said Sec retary General Dag Hammars kjolds mission had made the of icials optimistic about release ol all the fliers Other Two of the other fighter pilots held with Parks are from this area They are Lt Lyle Cameron son Mr and Mrs Rolland Cameron Lincoln and Capt Harold Ischer son of Mr and Mrs Harold Fischer Swea City Iowa Neither Camerons father nor Fischers father attended the din ner with Parks but Parks intended to inform the others of what was aid Parks said Dulles Lodge Gen Curtis E Le May Herbert Hoover and 10 or 11 other officials who flew here with the secretary if state attended the dinner The dinner he said was ar ranged by Le May who he said had expressed concern earlier over the welfare of his son Lodge reassured Parks that his son and the other fliers are taken care well At Wlrephoto PANAMAS CHIEF MEETS Ramon Quisado holding Pana mas ousted chief executive is shown Thursday as he held the only press conference time allowed him Quisado was tossed out of office Friday night Standing behind him are several members of his cabinet 34 Cities in State Had Top Traffic Marks DBS MOINES 195 was the worst year for traffic fata ities in Iowas history the Stat Safety Department said Saturda unofficial checks would indicate 34 cities had none in that period On that basis these cities will be eligible to compete for group hon ors in the annual All Iowa Traffic Council and winter The titles will be decided on the asis of several other factors in addition to traffic fatality records These include enforcement am safety education programs There were no cities in Group I laving a population of o more but which had one or more traffic fatalities according to a wreliminary check The check showed these citie n the following groups had m traffic fatalities in 1954 Group II to popu Group III to popu Charles City and Marshalltown Group IV to tic Cherokee Creston Estherville Grinnell Oelwein Perry Red Oak Shenandoah Storm Lake am Webster City Group V to on Clarinda Indianola Le Mars Marion Mount Pleasant Washing on Waverly and West Des Koines Group VI to Clear Lake Denison Eagle Grove Glen wood Independence Iowa Falls efferson Maquoketa Pella and Vinton GREETS FISCHERS Mr and Mrs Swea City right talked for 45 minutes with Gov Leo Bfoegh Friday concerning their son who is a prisoner of the Chinese Communists Hoegh promised to contact fed eral officials in an effort to win release of the jet ace BULLETIN MOSCOW IWTht Soviet Union Saturday called for now Big Four negotiation on reunifying Germany and at tho tamo time ottered to establish normal diplomatic relations with West Germany Tho Soviet government made both suggestions conditional on Wost abandoning tho Paris agreements to rearm a sovereign West Germany They were contained fn a declaration of the Soviet government on tho Gormen question reed to Western correspondents by Foreign Ministry Prosi Chief Leonid llyichev at a hastily summoned night news conference Ike Will Continue WASHINGTON tflPresident Eisenhower reportedly will contimi with a series of White House stag dinners in an effort to knit close personal ties with Republican organization members from all section of the country who will be active in the 1956 campaign Political associates said the President plans to invite GOP state chairmen and national committee members to the dinners for an ex change of views on national am local problems These affairs have been going on several months with businessmen usually predominant among the guests Recently however they have taken on a political flavor in which the President has welded closer contacts with the men who wil be influential in their states in helping select the partys nominee Death of Iowa Test Pilot Still Mystery EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE Calif death of test pilot James B Verdin 36 remained a mystery Saturday after his body was found with an unopened para chute 20 miles east of here in the bleak Mojave Desert Discovery of Verdins body late Friday ended one of the largesl aerial and ground searches in this areas history Tost Flfghf The Navy hero took off late rhursday afternoon to testfly the Davys new A4D Skyhawk for its inventor company Douglas Air craft of El Segundo Calif Verdin apparently plummeted feet to his death Col Howard Knapp Edwards surgeon general said the planes ejection seat was found near Ver dins body proving the doomed pilot had cleared it before he fell Knapp theorized that Verdin may have been knocked uncon cious in escaping from the speed ing jet Plane Crashed The Skyhawk crashed and ex loded after it fell nearly straight down investigators said The ban am bomber capable of carrying the atom bomb had been under oing test flights since last June Verdin was the son of Mrs J A ferdin of Iowa City He was eared in Council Bluffs where he ntered the Navy in 1941 SAME BUtk Uf atMi M kMn and in campaigning for him after the 1956 convention While some of those who attend ed apparently came away with the impression Eisenhower is giving more thought to the possibility o running again than he has in the past direct reference to that sub ject teems to have been avoidec at two dinners held this month The President was represented as having brought tip at Mondays dinner his hopes to mould the party into the progressivemoderate pat tern he has said it ought to follow At that dinner key Republicans lands including he brought in from the mid Ohio Indiana Michigan Illinois Wisconsin and towa On hand also were Republi can National Chairman Leonard W Hall former Gov Thomas E Dewey of New York and Atty Gen Brownell all experienced in na tional campaigns The decision to bring in Repub lican organization members appar ently is regarded by Hall as a good will gesture likely to pay off n enthusiastic campaign support if the national chairman has his way and Eisenhower is a candidate again All About t The Weather Mason City Fair colder Iowa Clearing and colder Minnesota Not so cold Globe Gazette Weather Data up to 8 Satur day Maximum 39 Minimum 17 At 8 21 YEAR AGO Maximum 29 Minimum 12 Guizado Is Ousted by Assembly Helped Plot Remons Death PANAMA National As sembly Saturday impeached Pres ident Jose Ramon Guizado and or dered his arrest and trial on a charge of plotting the assassina tion of his predecessor Jose An tonio Remon Then after almost four hours of a special session which started at a the lawmakers swore in Second Vice President Bicardo Arias Espinosa as the third chief executive of this strategic Central American republic in two weeks Confession The Assembly was summoned to bear the sensational confession of Ruben Miro a prominent lawyer that he carried out the machine gunning of Remon at a race track here on Jan 2 with Guizados4 full knowledge Guizado as first president became president im mediately after the killing Under house arrest since Friday he assailed Miros story as sense Guizado had asked the Assembly for a leave of absence pending in vestigation of the charges against him But the lawmakers turned down the request after hearing a cham ber clerk read the confession from Miro who said he was the man who fired into a lighted enclosure at the race track killing President Remon and two others Arias who also is the foreign minister was sworn into office at a m BwtfoeM Partner Miros confession said the mur der plot was carried out at the in stigation and with the knowledge of Guiiado and the litters business Rodolfo Sam JtfaloT said Guizados son Jose Ramon 1 also was in the plot The younger Guizado Saint Malo and Tomas Nieves Perez another member of the construction firm headed by the president were ar rested Friday The scion of a prominent Pana manian family Miro said he had been promised the government and justice ministry in the national cabinet as his reward for the as sassination of Remon He said no money was involved According to t h e confession Miro carried out the killing alone He said he obtained the machine gun used in the shooting from a Panamanian who formerly attended a technical school in Guatemala RICARDO ESPINOSA South Minnesota Crashes Kill 5 By he United Two auto accidents in Southern Minnesota Friday night and early aturday claimed the lives of five people Killed when a car ran off the lighway near Mountain Lake were Douglas Goertzen 18 and Gweneth tfendberg both of Mountain Lake Three other young people all headed for a basketball game at ackson were hospitalized in crit cal condition They are Norman iriesen 18 Marlys Harder 17 md Vcra Harder 18 Three men died in a headon rash two miles east of Lake Crys al about a m Dead are Willard Laid 38 Man ato and Dale Lewis 24 and Ber ard Kopischke 22 both of rystaL   

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