Monday, January 31, 1955

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 31, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North lowoi Doily Newspaper Cdtod for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMI NiWIPAPII THAT MAKtS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEICHIOIS HOME EDITION VOL LXI Frtu and United Prcw Full Centi Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JANUARY 31 WS TUi Paper ConuaU of Two OEM n President Submits New Health Red China Set to Accept Bid for CeaseFire Talk UNITED NATIONS N Y VK The president of the Security Council Sir Leslie Munro of New Zealand proposed Monday that Red China be invited to take part in the current debate on a Formosa ceasefire Soviet Delegate Arkady A Sob lev submitted a similar proposa a few minutes later indicating th Peiping regime would accept th proposed invitation if it receive Western support as expected Munro suggested the council sus One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor Voting Yourself a Pay Increase TT used to be accepted almost a a political axiom that for an of ficeholder to be a party to givinj himself a pay boost during th term for which he was elected wa the one best and surest way to in s fare defeat for himself at the nex election But apparently tha axiom rule or whatever it is ha been abrogated Congress at thi very time has such a course o action quite definitely in mind Even if the President in hi State of the Union message hadnt expressed the view that a substantial increase was long many and perhaps most of the members of both houses of Congress would have en tertained the same idea and acted on it Once a favorite technique for those flying into the face of pub lie opinion in this matter of rais ing their own to have the matter decided by an unre corded vote Then their constituents could never place the blame on any individual The plan probably backfired more often than sue ceeded but it was sometimes viewed as a justifiable gamble Complying With a Request Now however the situation has changed Senators and Representa tives can assume a sanctified look askthis rhetorical question Who am I to oppose our Presi dent on something he insists is in the national interest Some members of both houses undoubtedly will seek to make po litical capital out of their No vote when the proposition comes up for a showdown But whether any penalty will attach to a Yes vote remains to be seen Congres sional consensus seems to be against that possibility When the proposal was up last there was an attempt to attach the pay boost for Congressmen to a pay boost for the federal judiciary There was an assumption1 and a wellbased assumption I believe the rather universal favor for paying federal judges more would lessen opposition to in creased pay for Senators and Rep resentatives Somewhere along the line how ever some sand got tossed into the gears The proposal died tbornin It Was Already Planned Just what it is that boosted the courage of Congressmen now isnt entirely clear But its and it was observable even before the Presidents State of the Union recommendation of the ac tion About the only question to be answered is How much Members of both houses now re ceive an annual salary of Of this amount is ear marked Expenses and made tax exempt There was more than a little criticism of this feature of the measure back in 1946 when it was adopted There seemed to be something phony about it all Congressmen not only can but do point out that in the nine years since that last pay hike the dollar has depreciated in purchasing pow er by about 27 per cent They go a step further and argue that a rise in Congressional pay to around a year would be needed to make it equal in 1946 dol lars That is the lowest of the figures now being mentioned In 1953 the Senate Judiciary commit tee proposed as a fair salary for Representatives and Senators That proposal however was shelved by our gunshy solons in favor of a study on the subject by an outside commission a Year Suggested Just c year ago that body re CONTINUED ON PAGE 7 Theaters Boxing Hit by Ruling WASHINGTON UP The Su preme Court decided Monday that the championship prize fight and legitimate theater businesses are both subject to antitrust laws Chief Justice Warren delivered both opinions The court was unanimous in the case of the the aters nut the court split 62 in the case dealing with professional boxing Justice Frankfurter wrote dissenting opinion in which Jus tice Minton joined Minton also wrote a separate dissenting opin ion Justice Jackson died before the case was argued The Justice Department had asked the high tribunal to de clare the promotion of profes sional boxing within the scope of the federal antitrust act so that it could prosecute a suit which charged a monopoly exists in the business The department appealed from a decision by U S District Judge Gregory F Noonan in New York dismissing the government1 monopoly complaint The theater case stemmed from a ruling by S District Judge John C Knox in New York that the theater business hadthe sanve standing as big league base ball in being exempt from the Sherman AntiTrust Act Noonan similarly relied on the high courts previous ruling on baseball in throwing out the box ing case But the Justice Department argued before the Supreme Court that baseball and boxing are markedly different in the way in which they make money They said boxing could not survive without television revenues from matches broadcast nationwide Youths Case Turned Over to Gilman A Mason City teenager who ad mitted setting two fires and the heft of mail Monday afternoon was urned over to Juvenile Probation Officer C E Gilman The boy 13 disclosed under uestioning by police and a feder al postal inspector that he stole bout 35 letters from the Knights f Columbus hallway 2nd riday afternoon He said he took a bill from ne letter and two checks from thers He declared he destroyed the checks and mail Police said the youth set two ires because he liked to hear the fire engines and sirens The boy eportedly had no previous juvenile elinquency record The boy told police he set fire o a rubbish box in the hall way and to his mattress and bed lothing in a bedroom of the Seorge Oeltjenbruns residence 122 lonroe S Friday morning and afternoon The youth admitted turn the alarm after the fire at the esidence police reported U S Tax Pamphlet Is Now Available Your Federal Income the official pamphlet issued by the Treasury part merit is now available at the GlobeGazette business office Intended for the use of individual it is priced at 25 cents the actual cost pend its discussions until Sec retary General Dag Hammar skjold has a chance to make a personal appeal to the Chinese Communists to send a representa tive to New York Meanwhile Sobolev launched a major oratorical attack on the United States accusing the Eisen bower administration of using the Forraosan issue as an excuse to start a preventive war agains Red China He said the aims OJ he United States had been proved by statements of high officials in eluding members of Congress Sobolev spoke after the counci voted 101 to throw out a Soviet demand to bar Nationalist China from the council table The Soviet delegate said tension in the Far East can end only when the United States ends its inter vention and withdraws its forces from Formosa he said is why the council should act urgent y on the Soviet demand for the immediate withdrawal of all its armed forces This was one of the two items on the provisional agenda of the council The other was a proposal by New Zealand that the council seek an end to fighting in For mosa Strait First Controversy Sobolev touched off the first con troversy at the opening of the ses sion by seeking to bar Nationalist hina from the council table Chief Delegate Henry Cabot Lodge countered with a demand that he council refuse to act on the Soviet proposal and was upheld The Western Powers thus won the first round test The United States called the So viet demand a propaganda move designed to confuse and divert seri ous efforts to halt the fighting Majority Aim A dispute over including viet resolution on the agenda un der its title language of Acts of Aggression Against the Chinese eoples Republic in the Taiwan Formosa Area and Other Islands of China threatened to delay the Council in its majority aim of get ing off an invitation to Red China o send representatives here for he Formosa debate The Charter requires both ides in a dispute be invited to be represented If Red China does end spokesmen he will not have a vote Sir Leslie Munro New Zealand mbassador and Security Council for Vic or A Belaunde takes over Tues day in alphabetical irepared the agenda containing nly the item agreed on by the iVestern powers Stop Fighting It was entitled Question of e Three lowans Die as Result of Accidents 2 Highway Deaths Put Toll at 46 By the United Presi Three persons died as a result of accidents in Iowa during the weekend Two deaths resulting from car mishaps raised Iowas highway fatality toll 16 51 for the same Mrs Mary Moines was injured fatally Satur day night when the car she was iding in collided with a railroac switch engine at a crossing in Des Moines She died in a hospital a short time later Minor Injuries Ronald Colbert 30 Des Moines driver of the car escaped with cuts and bruises Officials said red warning lights flashing for the approach oi compared period Isst year Sams 34 Des Hostilities in the Area of Certain slands off the Coast of the Main and of Munro told report rs it was intended to stop fight ing in the islands from the Tachens o and including Quemoy but did ot deal with Formosa and the escadores They were not includ d he said because the hostilities in the other islands Munro proposed that Red China e allowed to send a representative the conference Russias Arkady Sobolev was ex acted to demand not only that his item be placed on the agenda ut that it have priority Communist Chinas official news pef Peoples Daily rejected in dvance New Zealands proposal or a Formosa ceasefire It called the plan absolutely unaccept ble Iowa Farmer Touring Australia Is Dead ADELAIDE Australia fl Carl arden 68 Winfield Iowa died at ic Royal Adelaide Hospital Sun ay Carden was a member of a party F U S farmers touring Australia le suffered a stroke while travel ng from Melbourne to Adelaide by rain Saturday SAME DATE195451 Black flat traffic death hi fait t kran he Fort Dodge Des Moines and Southern Railway engine Earl Cronin 28 Des Moines am mlance attendant Saturday night ecame the second person to die as a result of a carambulance collision at a Des Moines inter ection Wednesday night Died Earlier Henry Bauer 66 Des Moines a atient in the ambulance died arlier Both men were thrown out f the ambulance in the crash Richard Grisc 12 accidentally hanged himself Saturday while playing cowboy with a rope in the barn at his farm home three miles west of Millersburg He was the son of Mr and Mrs Vern Grise GRIFFITH DIES HUDSON C Griffith 0 mayor of Hudson and well known cattle dealer died at a Waterloo hospital Saturday AP Wlrephoto DROP IN FROZEN the temperature below zero and waistdeep snow below paratroopers of the llth Airborne Division jump from C119s near Talkeetna Alaska Some men are taking part in the winter exercises NICE TRY BOYS MONTVILLE Conn W Firemen had a fire in fiveroom house pretty well under control Sunday until Central Vermont Railroad freight train passed When the freight came by water stopped pouring from the hoses The firemen looked back and discovered they had laid the hoses across railroad tracks Damage to the house which eventually was nearly destroyed was estimated at Unique Surgery Unveiled Cancerous Thigh Bone Treated and Replaced LOS ANGELES North Hollywood physician Monday tpl how he removed a cancerous bone from the thigh of a 20yearold girl cooked it in a sterilizer to kill the growth as she lay on the opera tin table and then replaced it in her leg Dr Vernon P Thompson explained the operation before a conven of physicians of th American Academy of Orthopcdl Surgery He said the girl had a localizec cancer in a sixinch piece of bone He said he was reluctant to use plastic or metal parts for the miss ing bone because the woman at 20 had a long life expectancy and there was no assurance substitute would last that long Thompson said the hip joint had to be frozen for the rare and dra Egypt Hangs 2 Jews Convicted of Leading SpySabotage Ring CAIRO Egypt big black flag hoisted over the old Cairo prison Monday announced the hanging of two Jews convicted o eading a spysabotage ring for Israel Press and public were barrec rom the executions of Dr Mussa Aio Marzuk and Samuel Azar convicted with six others Jan 27 The death sentences brought a wave of clemency appeals and pro ests from Jewish groups abroad The other defendants one a woman were given prison terms including two life sentences Two men were acquitted two fled the country before their arrest and a 13th defendant committed suicide during fhe trial AP Wlrephoto MEETS NEW Nayashi Schuette 6 Japa neseAmerican orphan is bewildered and uncertain as he is greeted by his foster mother Mrs Edgar Schuette Ukiah Calif The Schuettes already have nine children of their own Nurse Kazuye Ekimoto stands in the back ground matic operation He cut a inch piece of the emur out put it in a steam pres sure sterilizer to kill the cancerous cells and then fitted it back in using two metal screws to toenaiJ it into the bone on the lower end and forming a graft with bone shavings in the hip joint The bone itself was deadened by the heal but during the time the woman was bedridden a frame work of blood cells and tissues to grow upon formed Thompson said the girl spent nine months in bed before being able to walk on crutchesfollowing the first operation When she did jegin walking with crutches the one cracked but in succeeding operations he strengthened it with splint from the girls shin bone He said she now is able to walk slowly without a noticeable limp and is working at a fulltime job State Bank Deposits Reach AllTime High DES MOINES Deposits in owas 560 statechartered banks reached on Dec 1 alltime was re vealed Monday by Newton Black late superintendent of banking Deposits increased by or by per cent during the year nd were larger at year end than on June 30 Jail Escapees at Knoxville Recaptured KNOXVILLE hours after they locked Jailer Lawrence South 63 in a cell and fled Frank in Cummins 22 and William An derson 19 both of DCS Moines ivere recaptured by Iowa highway patrolmen north of Knoxville The ouths were in jail on check charges Locke Confers on Improving Air Service Hoegh Expects Prompt Report DES MOINES Iff State Aero nautics Commissioner Norber Locke was in Washington Monday conferring with members of the Iowa congressional delegation about the possibility of improving air service in Iowa Gov Leo A Hoegh said he may receive a report from Locke b telephone later in the day last week sent two telegrams to the Civil Aeronautics Board expressing concern over air service for several northern Iowa cities His telegrams urged care ful consideration and review of our local service The governor told his news con ferencje Monday that after receiv ing Lockes report he plans to cal in airport commissioners from the various cities to discuss with them flow air service in the state may be improved Two Purposes Hoegh said Lockes trip was made as the governors represen tative for a twofold purpose 1 To find out what is going on with regard to Iowa cities that for merly were on the CABs Route 106 2 To present to members of tfie Iowa congressional delegation the governors concern over the need or improved air service in Iowa Route 106 now is served by Bran ff International Airways It runs etween Sioux City and Chicago The CAB has ordered Route 106 jroken up making the segment Tom Sioux City to Chicago via Mason City and Waterloo a trunk airline Under the CAB order Fort Dodge Dubuque and Rockford have been added to a United Air jincs route Position Reaffirmed The Mason City Airport Commis ion Monday wired CAB Chairman Chan Gurney reaffirming its posi ion in the current Route 106 con roversy The telegram sent by ity Attorney Ray E Clough de clared The Airport Commission of Ma son City respectfully concurs in de cision of the board regarding Route 106 The Iowa Aeronautics Commission is not authorized to epresent Mason City or present ts views We affirm our opposi ion to feeder About The Weather Mason City Somewhat warmer Iowa Partly cloudy warmer Minnesota Continued coJ Globe Gazette veather data up to 8 Mons ay Maximum 13 Minimum 10 At 8 11 Prec Tr EAR AGO Maximum 17 Minimum 0 WAIMU Insurance Programs Broadened Says Subsidy Not Required WASHINGTON Ml President Eisenhower Monday asked Con gress to help bolster and expand private health insurance plans as part of a broad program for a healthier America In a special message Eisenhow er proposed a federal reinsurance service through which private companies could share the risk of experimental and expanding plans to 1 Extend health insurance to farm families 2 P r o v i d mort protection cosfi of prolonged illness 3 Insure low income families against the costs of medical in the home or physicians offieo as well as hospitals Eisenhower called it a program which involves no government sub sidy and no government compe tition which private insurance car Fight Delinquency In another section of his mes sage he also called for grants to the states to help them combat juvenile delinquency and asked for itepped up programs against smog and water pollution Further he asked increased aid or nurses training authority to make grants for mental health projects and a system of govern ment mortgage insurance for pri vate construction of clinics hos pitals nursing homes and other health facilities Specifically the President pro posed afiveyear program of grants to state vocational educa tion agencies for training of prac tical nurses His message did not give a dollar total He iold the lawmakers Because the strength of our na tion is in its people thair good health is a proper national con cern healthy Americans live more rewarding more productive and happier lives Fortunately the na tion continues its advance in bet tering the health of all its As for tne controversial proposal for government underwriting of private health insurance plans the President said the Department of Health Education and Welfare has been working with specialists he insurance industry experts from the health professions and vith many other interested citi zens in an effort to perfect a sound reinsurance program I urge the Congress to launch he reinsurance service this year by authorizing a reasonable cap tal fund No Figure While he gave no figure the Presidents budget mentioned a apitalization of 100 million dollars or the program Secretary of Welfare Hobby will give Congress more details later James C Hagerty White House press secretary said the thought s that the 100 million dollars in the budget would be a longterra capital fund to underwrite the re nsurance program He said only 25 million would be used to get he program started in its first year The Republicanrun 83rd Con gress last year shelved a similar rogram advocated by the Presi dent It called for an underwriting imd of 25 million dollars Eisenhower also 1 Called for provision of medical are for persons in the United states who now are receiving pub ic assistance under state pro jrams aided by federal grants The President said there are near y five million such persons and hat present arrangements for heir medical care are far from He recommended sep rate federal matching of state and local expenditures for the medical care of public assistance recipients 2 In asking authorization for fed eral insurance of mortgage loans for the construction of health fa cilities the President said many communities now lack such facil ities and present financing meth ods are not always satisfactory in meeting this Nursing Care 3 Asked authorization of pro grams to provide more nursing care and establishment of publia health traineeships in all specialty fields including mental health 4 Called for general mcnl of the public health programs