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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 3, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowot Doily Newspaper Edited fcr MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHIORS HOME EDITION MASON CITY DOLLAR DAYS Thursday Friday and Saturday VOL LXI AttocltUd and United Prau Full Scvca OnU a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 3 If55 Tbii CotulaU of Two IN Hoegh Proposes Million Budget U N Bid Refused by Chou Must Make Two Shifts LONDON China Thursday night rejected the United Nations invitation to appear be fore the Security Council and dis cuss a Formosa ceasefire unless 1 Red China is given the Chi nese Nationalists seat on the Se curity Council 2 The United States is cast in the role of a defendant in the councils Formosan discussions Premier Chou Enlais reply broadcast by Peiping Kadio was to an invitation issued by Secre tary General Dag Hammarskjold The invitation was based on a New Zealand resolution adopted by the council That resolution placed no onus on any of the parties in the China Coast dispute but sought Red Chinese participation in cease fire talks The Chinese Premier did not slam the door on sending a dele gation to New York but set a tremendously high d i p 1 o m a tic price for their appearance Full Support Chou said he fully supportec Soviet resolutions pending before the council These resolutions ac cuse the United Stales of aggres sion in China waters and ask Red China to appear before the to discuss the charges Chous reply went into a long eeries of accusations seeking to place the blame for the Formosa fighting on the United States A Peiping Radio broadcast quot ed Chou as saying government of the Peoples Republic of China holds that only for the purpose of discussing the resolution of the Soviet Union anc only when the representatives of Chiang Kaisheks clique has been driven out from the Security Coun cil and the representative of the Peoples Republic of China attends in the name of China can the Peo pies Republic of China agree to send a representative to take part in the discussions of the Security The Russian resolution before the council accuses the Unitec States of aggression in Formosa Strait Chous reply also said withou the representative of the Peoples Republic of China participating in the name of China in the discus sions of the United Nations Secur ity Council all decisions taken in the Security Council on questions concerning China would be illegal and null and Blamed The Premier said tension in the Formosa area was brought about by United States occupation of Foo7 there more than 23 million dollars over iresent appropriations Eighty per ent of the boost would be for ed ucation Hoegh said however his 146 million dollar budget could be re GlobeGazette photo by Musscr WEEKS GRACE DES MOINES Gen Dayton Countryman said Thursday that key clubs and other private clubs will have about week to get their houses in order for his no liquor where beer is sold edict Countryman said a formal written opinion will not be ready until next week on his ruling that there can be no liquor on the premises of hold beer licenses Several ciubs already have turned in their beer permits since Countryman public his views on Wednesday in an informal statement The attorney general said the written opinion will be discussed at staff meeting next week The intervening time he said will give private clubs which now serve both beer and liquor chance to make a choice CLEAN UP Leo Risacher left and two other members of the Mason City Police Department pick up papers from the two safes stolen during the night Wednesday The safes were found by county road workers Mason City Police Sift 3 Breakins Burglars brolce into three widely scattered grocery stores here early Thursday carting away two safes containing about in cash and approximately in checks Mason City police and the Cerro Gordo County sheriffs office re covered the empty but damaged safes about 9 Thursday a mile south and three miles east of Mason City The checks and other papers had been strewn in the field near the safes The breakins were reported at the James Grocery 2424 Jefferson Cliftons Super Service 1453 4th and Food City 1515 S Federal All were believed to have been made by the same person or per sons A crowbar was used in all three instances to gain entrance to the stores Not Known Charles City police reported in an Associated Press dispatch burglars hauled away a 600pound safe containing in cash and in checks from a grocery there It is not known whether this breakin was linked with the three in Mason City The biggest haul was from the Taiwan Formosa and intervention in Chinas internal affairs All genuine efforts to ease and to elimi nate the tension created by the United States in this area and in other areas of the Far East will receive the support of tlie Peo ples Republic of Then Chou said it was espe cially intolerable that his country with its 600 million people was deprived of its legitimate posi tion and rights in the United Na tions while a representative of a small handful of remnants of the traitorous Chiang Kaishek clique repudiated long ago by the Chi nese people continue to usurp the position of Red China in the United Elthon to Get in Office Expenses DES MOINES wLt Gov Leo Elthon would be paid he didnt ask for under a bill passed 1010 by the House Thursday The money would reimburse Elthon for outof pocket expenses during the 53 days he served as governor SAME DATE1W454 fUf Kttnr trtfflc ittlh la 24 hoard contained the to in cash and the in checks A 24x30 inch safe weighing be tween 300 and 500 pounds was re moved from the rear of James Grocery The safe and contents were valued at about It is believed nothing else was taken Police said a six by four inch lole had been cut in the front door screen and a oneinch crowbar used to force the door open They both entrance and exit were made through this Grace James wife of the store manager reported hearing a noise a barking dog and a car or truck at about 3 a bu said she did not investigate fur then Door Pried Optn Harold Slagle manager of Clif tons told police his store was en tered through the rear door In vestigating officers found jimmj marks about one inch wide on the casing next to the lock Slagle after a check failed to find any thing missing at the time He saic the safe had a time lock on it A second safe weighing 300 or mpre pounds was taken from Food City Officers reported the front door had been pried open and the safe removed through it Both safes were discovered abou 50 feet from a county road in driveway leading into a field Po lice Captain Leo Risacher said the safes were beaten open with sledge hammers and the papers scattered The safes were spotted by three county road employes who imme diately notified the sheriffs office They were Milton Wyborney Glenn Brown and Lloyd Hanson House Group Passes Extension of Draft WASHINGTON House Armed Services Committee Thurs day approved 320 a bill extending the military draft for four mor years The House is expected to consider it next week The committee voted for two changes in the present law but kep intact basic requirements that all able bodied young men of 18Vz year Panmunjom Site for Visiting PWs Is Turned Down TJES MOINES The U S subject to induction for two ears active service followed bj ix years obligation for reserv duty Under the committeeapprovec hanges 1 Any young man joining th National Guard before he is State Department has reluctantly come to the conclusion thatit is not feasible at this time for rela tives of American airmen held by ihe Chinese Reds to visit them at Panmunjom Korea Gov Leo Hoegh was advised Thursday Hoegh last week suggested that if the State Department did not wish to permit American families to enter China to visit the airmen perhaps a meeting could be ar ranged in the Korean neutral zone A telegram to Hoegh from Her bert Hoover acting secretary of state said the position taken by Secretary Dulles obtains at this time for Panmunjom as well as for Red acting primarily in be half of Mr and Mrs Harold Fischer of Swea City Iowa made his proposal after the State Depart ment decided against permitting visits to China Their son jet ace Capt Harold Fischer has been held since April 1953 SAY THAT AGAIN OKLAHOMA CITY OWa UP Edward L Chunings has introduced a bill in the state Legis lature to tax bootleg whisky Tfte Weather Mason City Slightly warmer Iowa Not so cold Minnesota Continued cold Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Thurs day Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum and serving continuously until ag 26 could not be drafted The law jassed in 1951 now makes him iable for the draft until he is 35 years old 2 Anyone who served after Sept 6 1940 months or more in he Army Navy Air Force Ma ines or Coast Guard or 24 month n the Public Health Service woul not be liable for induction excep event of a declaration of war o national emergency declared by Congress John R Blandford committei ounsel said the purpose of th second amendment is to make sun hat young men who serve in th armed forces but are dischargei with less than two years servici will not be called for a second tou in peacetime Asks Biggest Outlay in History DBS MOINES Leo A foegh Thursday proposed the big est state budget in history call ng for expenditures of 146 million iollars a year This would be an increase of uced by about a million dollars a ear if the legislators would adopt iis suggestions for governmental eorganization and by tightening he homestead credit law The governor cited sources from vhich he said the state could gain 1 million dollars annually in rev nue in addition to bis estimate hat income from present sources vould amount to 115 million dollars a year Mayer Says He Wont Aid Mendes PARIS Pierre Men desFrances government was in rave danger Thursday Radical Socialist Rene Mayer told MendesFrance a fellow party member that he would vote against him in the present debate on the premiers North African policy Mayers decision probably mean the crumbling of MendesFrances majority in the National Assembly and the downfall of his govern ment Second Day Mayer spoke to a hushed Asscnv bly at the start of the second day of debate on the North African question He was applauded frequently b y appeared to be more than half of the ap proximately 350 deputies p r e s ent Joining in the applause seemed to be MAYER many followers of Gen Charles de Gaulle who also has supportec MendesFrance in the past Mayer in the dramatic conclu sion of his hourlong speech ac dressed the premier directly anc said In the past you have often asked for a renewal of confidence In this case I cannot renew Mayer a former premier and a leading figure of the Radical Socialist Moderate Party is ex pected to pull 20 to 30 of the Radi calSocialist votes with him No Zest MendesFrance sat quietly on the government bench with his hand of the time showing none of the zest for parliamentarj rebuttal which has distinguished him in the past Mayer said that in negotiating with ardent Nationalist element of Tunisia MendesFrance had un dermined the loyalty of Moslem in North Africa who always had been friends of France MendesFrances supporters sail he probably will not reply to Maye and other critics until just befori a vote of confidence is taken The program suggested to you is essential for the building of a greater the governor told a joint session of the Senate and House in presenting his recommen dations lie added The people of Iowa will invest heir fair share to accomplish this objective We must have the cour age to provide the additional rev enue for these worthwhile serv ices COMPARISONS Hart art lomt of tht annual appropriations recommended Thurs day by Gov Lto A Hoegh for various agencies of state government compared with what the agencies are getting yearly now Recommended Present State Departments Board of Control Board of Education Social Welfare School Aid Capital State University of Iowa Iowa State College Iowa State Teachers College Safety Department Big Dollar Demand Blamed for Boost DBS MOINES Republican House and Senate floor leaden issued a formal joint statement Thursday in which they said Gov Lei Hoeghs request for a 23 million dollar annual budget increase is a direct result of the demands for more and more money in state indicated the Legislature f f would go slow on boosting eithe Set Debate on Commission DES MOINES tf Coincident with the latest disagreement among Iowas three State Com merce the Iowa Senate has set for debate Monday a bill to replace the present elec live commission with an appoin tive one After the commission by 21 votes fired six longtime employes the Senate Committee on Govern mental Affairs recommended pas sage of an abolition bill by Sens David Shaff RClinton and Jack Schroeder Sen Duane Dewel majority floor leader moved to have the bill set down for consideration at 2 p m Mon day Dewell said the ShaffSchroeder measure will be revised to end the terms of the present commission ers as soon as the bitt becomes law Commissioners then would be appointed by the governor with the consent of the Senate As originally written the bill would have permitted the present commissioners to hold their jobs until expiration of their terms Mason City Club Owner Arrested on Liquor Count Tom Baraktaris 60 Outskirt Barbeque Mason City Wednesda afternoon was arrested for illega sale of intoxicating liquor follow ing a police investigation Baraktaris was arrested on a warrant issued by Police Judge B R Dunn after filing of informa tion by Police Chief Leo Allstot The club operator was released on bond pending a preliminary hearing in Police Court at a Monday B O DOESNT PAY COLUMBIA S C wom an who said she needed a bath admitted shoplifting a bar of soap from a store here She was fined GlobeGazette photo by Muswr BUSY City Dollar Days always are busy days in the downtown area The merchants are offering seasonal merchandise of all types for the farm and home through Saturday Shoppers come from as far as 100 miles away to take advantage of the sales event pending or taxes The statement was not critica f the governor It explained hi message results from an increas ng tendency by school county an city governments to shift their re enue problems to the state to b met through state aid Such aid now takes 70 cents o each dollar of revenue the state co ects This Legislature wDl not be to anxious to levy new th statement by Sen Duane RAlgona and Rtp Dewiy Good RBloomfield declared A careful analysis of the mes sage will have to be made by th Legislature and it would seem tha here will be some disappoinlmen among some of the pressure group with the Legislatures actions they added Other key members of the Leg slature expressed these reactions Rep f T Kuester RGriswold The program as offered is too ex cnsive and too expensive to be pu nto effect pronto My honest re action was that the governor wa sincere in offering a progrcssiv program for a greater Iowa as h ut it But I honestly do not believ he people of Iowa will accept a extensive expansion of taxes in on ell swoop at this Rep Casey Lois DAlgona Demo floor am oppose o any tax increase However agree there slould be more stat aid to the schools We could get th money needed by closing all ta Rtp A Patrick RHa Appropriations Com mi tee did not anticipat Jiere would be that great an i crease proposed in the governor budget I was very happy howeve to hear the governorsay he against a state property tax an deficit Weinberg Sentenced on Perjury Charge WASHINGTON WLouis Wein slock 51 a second siring Com munist Party leader Thursday wa sentenced to one to five years prison for lying in an affidavit to the Subversive Activities Control Board Weinstock was convicted Wednes day on one count of a twocount indictment by a Federal County jury which Thursday acquitted him on the second charge Federal Dis Without the funds the program estroyed as we all subscribe to he sound fiscal policy o no defi 1 The state now is spending about me million dollars more per year han it is receiving The difference being made up from a 30 mil on dollar rainy day reserve und created in 1949 by the lala ov William S Beardsley Hoeghs proposed budget would e for the two years beginning next uly 1 It now is up to the Legis ature how much actually is appro riated for the stale government unctions Although Hoeghs budget calls or record expenditure of 96 annually it still is more than 0 million dollars less than the verall total asked by the various tale agencies Money Sources The governor said the additional a year could be raised s follows 1 Extending the sales and use ax to cover all services except ealth 2 Applying the sales and use ax to beer and cigarets iOO 3 Subjecting to the sales and use evy items now exempt because hey arc not readily obtainable in owa 4 Applying these taxes to prop srty used in interstate transpor ation or commerce 5 Extending the income tax to nclude capital gains 6 Gains from changes in the in surance law 7 Plugging loopholes in the in orhe and sales lax collections 8 Giving the general fund the 5 per cent of gross liquor sales rev enue now used to offset veterans property tax exemptions an aver age of The governor also recommended that sales tax proceeds diverted to the road use tax fund be limited to a year Hoegh proposed to allocate the 23 million dollars in additional ex penditures this way For educa tion including 000 for stale aid to schools for Board of Control institutions and for other services 67 Per Cent Boost Discussing various sections of his budget Hoegh recommended total of for state aid to schools an increase of 67 per cent He called for a boost of a million dollars each in school transportation and supplemental aid million dollars more for general school aid more for vocational education and in crease of in agricultural land lax credit appropriations and million more for equalization purposes For Board of Education institu tions instead of the present The State Uni versity oC Iowa Iowa State College and Iowa Stale Teachers College would receive an aggregate boost of to make their total appropriations Board of Control Operating funds for the 14 institutions under this board would be increased to annually under the gov ernors proposed budget compared wilh a year they re ceive now In addition Hoegh rec ommended upping funds for capi tal improvements from the present a year to 2 million dollars Social Welfare The governor gave ry overall figure for the Stale Board of Social Welfare He Said lhat the boards budget askings were a year less than at present despite an in crease in the appropriation for aid to dependent children Legislative action should be taken to prevent abuse of our aid lo dependent children jHoegh said He recommended strengthening the divorce laws and making child support by parents more effective Administrative departments For the various state department1 the governor recommended total annual appropriations of 959 as compared with trict Judge Henry A at n He said the m imposed the sentence immediately crcasc thc amount neces after Weinstock was acquitted on sary pay the salaries o lhe we second count stafc compensa lion plan and salary increases for 34th Division Chief and state offi C1 rt I N New Major General u also Provides a year he said for Strengthening tha LINCOLN Neb Wi Warrenistatc Bureau of Criminal Investi Wood 46 Gering newspaperlgation maintaining the State High publisher and commander of thejway Patrol at full strength admin 34th Iowa Nebraska Nationaljtstering the new automotive title Guard Division has been promotedlaw providing two auto licenst to major general jplates a year and other functions   

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