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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 8, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NOITH IOWANS HOME EDITION VOL LXI AMoclatod Prcu United frtu Fell Wlrei Onu Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY I 1955 This Two One m Malenkov Resigns As Soviet Premier Defense Chief Bulganin Takes Charge Licensing Bill Brings Arguments Cafes Would Be Regulated DES MOINES stormy re ception was given a bill proposing to license all food establishments when it came up to the House for debate Tuesday After a threat to kill it the House agreed to refer it back to a committee for further study The measure in addition to the li censing feature also proposed to increase the permit fee from to a year It was introduced by Rep Paul Walter RUnion and others After Rep W H Tate RMason City had offered a lengthy amend ment providing for many exemp tions Rep Dewey E Goode R Bloomfield moved to kill the bill However interested members got the House to agree to have a com mittee give the measure further study Not Inclusive Tates amendment would have excluded cigar stores and drug stores selling candy bars and such schools selling refreshments at ath letic contests and school lunch pro grams Tate admitted under questioning by Goode that the amendment still not inclusive enough to be sat isfactory Goode said the state de partment of agriculture was ridi culous in bringing in such a However the House did pass about half a dozen bills Among them were these To legalize the sale of milk in gallons and quarts in either glass or carton containers Vote 1030 To fix a ceiling of on the nual renewal fee of r architects Vote 7128 New Bills The house also heard several new bills one of which would give pub lic employes a choice on whether they wish public pension system coverage The Senate introduced four bills including one providing for pay ment of all agricultural land tax credits It also passed four bills in cluding one raising the legal speed limit of school buses from 35 to 45 miles per hour and one extending coverage under social security to persons employed in establishments with four or more employes Tate Registers Protest on Flood of Junk Mail DES MOINES ff Rep W H Tate RMason City protested in a speech to the Iowa House Tues day against communications he said he is receiving from residents of his county at the behest of the petroleum industry He described as junk mail the cards he is receiving giving ex pressions for and against an increase in the state gasoline tax Filling sta tions around the state distributed the cards to cus t o m e r s last week Rep Melvin Wilson RRock well City an TATE swered Tate by saying he resented Tates attitude and that the cards expressed the honest judgment of the persons who sent them Rep J 0 Watson Jr RIndia nola asked Tate Dont you have one of those round wire files with the open top Watson apparently referred to a waste basket Pannill Pioneer in Radio Industry Dies NEW YORK tfCharles J Pan Hill 75 a pioneer in the radio in dustry died Monday at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center Pannill held the No 1 com mercial wireless operators license tosued in 1912 JUDGE M H KEPLER Dist Judge Dead at 84 District Judge M H Kepler died Monday evening at his home in Northwood The 84yearold judge was taken ill while holding court in Mason City in November 1953 and had not been active since al though he did not resign Judge Kepler had served the 12th Iowa judicial district since his ap pointment March 1 1923 Funeral services will be held Fri day at 2 p m at the Church the Rev Ellery J Beal pastor officiating Masonic rites will be held in connection with the services Burial will be in Sunset Rest Cemetery He is survived ty a son Harri son Northwood attorney and an other son Donald Riverside businessman Mrs Kepler died last summer urth Judgt endalFas the fcfl judge in the district in order to relieve an accumulation of court work He had been elected to suc cessive fouryear terms since the last time in November 1952 His successor according to Iowa law will be appointed by Gov Leo Hoegh Malvern H Kepler son of John and Ann Douglass Kepler natives of Pennsylvania was born on a farm near Davenport April 14 1870 He was the first nativeborn lowan to serve on the bench of the 12th district Tarn a County In 1886 the Kepler family moved to Tama County where he entered Western College a school which was subsequently combined with Coe College He received his Bach elor of Arts degree in 1892 and spent the next two years teaching and farming In 1894 he entered the law school at the University ol Iowa and was graduated in 1896 and admitted to practice His first two years in practice were spent in Toledo near his fam ily home from where he moved to Northwood where he has made his home since In 1898 he married Minnie E Muckler whom he had known in Toledo In recent months Judge Bruce M Snell Ida Grove has been as signed by the Supreme Court to help with the work in the 12th dis trict He has held court at Forest City Garner and Charles City Appointment of a successor to Judge Kepler must come within the district however It includes Winnebago Hancock Worth Cerro Gordo Mitchell Floyd Butler and Bremer Counties The three other judges are William P Butler Ma son City Tom Boynton Forest City and T A B e a r d m o r e Charles City Think Reds Spreading Out Power Many Find Good Signs By DONALD J GONZALES WASHINGTON authorities Tuesday said the sur mise elevation ofMarshal Nikolai Julganin to the Soviet premiership ndicates that the real power in lussia is being spread out among several top men in the Kremlin That they said could be less dangerous to the West and to world peace than concentration of supreme authority in one Stalin like dictator A tougher foreign policy may result however When word of Georgi Malenkovs resignation first reached this capi tal the initial reaction of diplo matic experts and congressional eaders was to interpret it as an ominous sign that Russia would adopt a tougher policy in world affairs This appraisal was based on the almostuniversal expectation here that Nikita Khrushchev sec retary of the Communist Party would succeed Malenkov Spreading Out Power The subsequent announcement of Bulganins election brought expres sions of marked relief from au thorities who are intimately concerned with Soviet affairs They said Bul janin despite his army back ground has not been regarded as a particular y strong man or militaristic type Rather he MOLOTOV tias been the political commissar iype of general whose role in the Kremlin has been to maintain Communist Party control over the army One expert said it is possible that Bulganin is primarly a front man for a ruling junta and that the real leader or leaders are standing in the Khrushchev who nominated Bui ganin for premier and Foreign Minister V M Molotov doubtles will remain highly important in the Kremlin hierarchy he said Army on Top In any event authorities said it appears that with Bulganin as premier there will be a spreading out of power with the army and the Communist Party both repre sented at the top rather than a clearcut emergence of one all powerful ruler like Stalin leaders feel that this kind of multiple leadership is less likely to take radical actions that might plunge the world into war than would be a single unchallenged dictator Most congressional leaders were guarded in their appraisal of the sudden shift of Soviet leadership Marchuk Charged With Desertion BERLIN American sol dier recently liberated from the Soviet labor camp at Vorkuta was charged Tuesday with desertion and with imparting vital infor mation to the Russians The chargeswere filed by the U S Army against Pvt William T Marchuk 38 of Norristown Pa The soldier disappeared from Berlin six years ago and was re leased by the Russians last month RESIGNED I All About The Weather Mason City Chance of snow Iowa Snow flurries FivtDay Iowa Temperature Tuesday night through Sunday will average 25 degrees above normal Normal high temperatures 30 north to 38 south Normal low tern peratures 11 north to 18 south Only minor day to day changes in temperatures Little or no precipi tation expected except as occa sional very light snow near the northern border Minnesota Somewhat colder Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Tues day Maximum 24 Minimum 7 At 8 9 YEAR AGO Maximum 40 Minimum 31 SNOW WHEN BULGANIN STOOD NEXT TO photo was taken in the reviewing stand on Moscows avia tion day in July 1951 showing Nikolai Bulganin standing AP Wlrcphoto next to Premier Stalin Since that time Stalin has died Lavrenti Beria was executed and Malenkov has resigned as Stalins successor North Tachen Island Cleared Ike Requests Billion in School Aid Congress Given 4Point Program W A S HIN GTON GfPresident Eisenhower Tuesday for a emergency ction prOgrahi lie years into which the federal government would channel The fourpoint program set out in a special message to Congress proposed that 750 million dollars of federal funds be used to buy school bonds of local communities which cannot sell them in the open market at reasonable interesl rates Ftdcral Loans Altogether the President called for authorization of 900 million dollars in federal loans and 200 million dollars in federal grants In addition Eisenhower askec he lawmakers to authorize 20 mil ion dollars to plan sound long term financing of the public schools free from obsolete restric tions on construction He recom mended an appropriation of five million dollars out of that total for the first year Eisenhower said the best pos sible education for all of our young people is a fixed objective of the American nation and de clared the importance of free edu cation to a free way of life can not be denied Choict The phrase free education is a deliberate choice For unless education continues to be free free in its response to local com munity needs free from any sug gestion of political domination and free from impediments to the pursuit of knowledge by teachers and will cease to serve the purposes of free Our Wire Strricei TAIPEI evacuation of Chinese civilians from the tense invasionthreatened North Tachen Island was completed Tues day without incident Vice Adm Alfred M Pride commander of the 7th Fleet which is protecting the evacuation from possible Communist attack announced the successful completion of that phase of the operations He said the last group of civilians was removed from the beach by boats of several Navy and Chinese Nationalist ships at Tuesday Iowa Pride said the evacuation of civilians from South Tachen would continue throughout the night Progress of the operation has been satisfactory he said Thousands of civilians had streamed aboard the lift transports MANY GOOD USES KALAMAZOO Mich leak ing oil furnace started a fire in the basement of the E H Beverage igniting 12 wooden beer cases Some of the bottles exploded and when firemen arrived the fire was out quenched by the beer SAME DATE 195440 BUck icaU IB ttlt 84 krari which will carry them to Formosa by sundown and thousands more waited od the of South Tachen slfThere was no sign of interference from or from the hundreds of Russianbuilt jets based within close range on the Red China mainland Civilians were given first priority Women and children plodded through mud of their villages past cackling fowl down to the rocky tideswept beaches of Lower Tachen Men some old and feeble joined in the migration The Nationalist outpost abandoned under pressure lies 200 miles north of Formosa and only 14 miles from the Red mainland Most of the or more civilians were on Lower Tachen and Nationalist troops and guerrillas were on its sister island just to the north AP Correspondent Jim Becker reported from the flagship Estes that two carrierbased American planes were fired on by Red anti aircraft batteries on Yikiangshan Monday night and another one Tuesday morning None of the planes was hit The two planes Monday night were flying north of the Tachcns at feet Naval officers said the plane fired on Tuesday morning had strayed out of bounds over Yikiangshan It was immediately ordered out of the area Countryman Not Sure If Law Prohibits Liquor Promotion DES MOINES Gen Dayton Countryman said Tuesday he s not certain that Iowa law prohibits a state employe from promoting he sale of a particular brand of liquor Countryman said he is still studying the statutes but explained that law does not appear to be clear cut on the matter The attorney generals comments were made in connection with an investigation of reports that a for AEC Declines to Cancel Contract WASHINGTON ffi Chairman Lewis L Strauss disclosed Tues day the Atomic Energy Commis sion met Saturday and by ma iority vote declined to cancel the MxonYates Contract The Demo cratic majority of the Senate louse Atomic Energy Committee lad asked that it be cancelled Strauss made public a letter to Sen Gore DTenn advising him of Saturdays meeting Senate Committee Approves Treaty WASHINGTON W The Senate Foreign Relations Committee Tues day approved the Formosa mutual defense treaty committing this na tion to defend Chiang Kaisheks island refuge The vote was 112 Sens Morse IncOrc and Langer RND voted Senate action ratification re quires a twothirds an ticipated speedily possibly Thurs day mer appointive state official ac cepted more than to promote sale of a certain brand of liquor to the State of Iowa Iowa law under penalty of to fine and a three months to one year jail term specifically forbids anyone connected with the liquor control commission to work as a liquor salesman either di rectly or indirectly This law how ever does not mention state em ployes who do not work for the liquor commission Des Moines sources meantime quoted an unnamed Des Moines businessman as saying that about cash payments were made last year in an effort to place a cer tain brand of liquor on sale in Iowa state liquor stores The anonymous businessman was quoted as saying the money pur portedly was used for political campaign funds and added that he had engaged a lawyer to attempt to get his money back Gov Leo Hoegh has ordered an investigation by Countryman and the Slate Bureau of Criminal In vestigation Julius Leaves Des Moines Despite Threat ExGodfrey Singer Faces Huge Suit DES MOINES Tjpf Singer Julius La Rosa Tuesday broke off Georgi in Confession of Failure Khrushchev Is Boomed By RICHARD KASISCHKE MOSCOW MVWith a confession jf failure Georgi M Malenkov re igned Tuesday as premier of the Soviet Union The defense minis er Marshal Nikolai A Bulganin jccame premier The dramatic shift spotlighted o the nation 1 an allout Soviet concentration of heavy arms indus ry and 2 the prominence of Ni tita S Khrushchev as the nations Mo 1 Communist The announcements were made efore the Supreme Soviet Parlia nent which gave Khrushchev the days biggest ovation It was Khrushchev who nomi nated Marshal Bulganin f o r the premiership presenting one of the most remarkable displays of per sonal influence since the Soviet collective leadership took over after the death of Josef Stalin Malenkov stepping down from the post he assumed 12 hours after Stalins death in March 1953 con fessed himself a failure in the field of agriculture and announced that he only correct course for the So viet Union is concentration on the development of heavy industry Greater In a speech to the Parliament ic acknowledged the need to turn over his post to another comrade with greater experience in state He requested his own re moval and then warned that it was to be expected this would t1 o e in IVin Automobile Show because of ill ness and flew to New York de spite threats of a lawsuit La Rosa was to have appeare here through Saturday but only was on band for the first thre days of his eightday schedule Hi boarded a United Air Lines plani for Chicago at 8 and wa slated to take another flight fronr there directly to New York Legal Notice The Des Moines Automobil Assn and the Grossman Entertain ment Service served legal notice on the trouper fomcr Monday Arthur Godfre night that the would sue him for if he left the show Show representa tives talked with La Rosa until 2 in an effort to persuade him to stay La Rosa had complained of be ing ill since his arrival here Satur day He was to have performed in two shows nightly at the Veter ans Memorial Auditorium through next Saturday with a matinee on the final day La Rosa commented that he hac nothing to say about all He said he was just doing wha my doctor has ordered me to Not Specified Dr L K Meredith a doctor hired by the Grossman agency examined La Rosa Sunday anc Monday but permitted him to per form He said he felt La Rosas acute illness was practically but did not specify what i was Show officials said La Rosa hat complained of an upset stomach and laryngitis They said La Rosa had been getting about a day for his appearances at the auto show slanderous inventions in the West He expressed faith in the monolithic unity of the Commu nist Party Malenkov is taking a new job but what it will be was not an nounced The new Premier whitebearded Bulganin was the Communist in direct charge of Soviet armed World War II He is 59 Khrushchev is 60 and Malenkov 53 Some Western diplomats saw in the choice of Bulganin a further evidence of the growing strength of the army in the Soviet gov ernment Others speculated that Bulganin would serve as a sort of chairman of the board rather than a personal e a d e r All of those present KHRUSHCHEV took due note that the nominating speech was made by Khrushchev and that he had been greeted by a big standing ovation at the out set Khrushchev said Bulganin was the unanimous choice of the Com munist Party Central Committee and the Council of Ministers Yet Bulganin seemed a dark horse in the race for the premiership Spec ulation in the Moscow foreign col ony had centered on Khrushchev or Foreign Minister V M Molotov as Malenkovs successor The Parliament gave its unani mous approval to the designation of Bulganin Iron Curtain Immediately after that Molotov launched into a speech on Soviet foreign policy Malenkov seated between President Klementy Fort Dodge Man Held on Assault Voroshilov and Khrushchev lis tened intently as the foreign minis ter bitterly and repeatedly ac cused the United States of trying to impose an iron curtain and an iron heel on the Western Hemi sphere Khrushchev has been personally CLARION UP Sam R Paulidentified with all the most im 30 owner of Paul Construc tion Fort Dodge was charged Monday on two counts of assault with intent to commit a felony with a child Sheriff Robert Bleckcr said Paul was arrested Monday and ar raigned in mayors court at Eagle Grove Blecker said Paul had been sought since September Bond was set at on each count portant events in Soviet life during the past year Among other things he has had personal charge of the new agricultural program with its stress on mechanization and the opening of virgin lands in central Asia and elsewhere in Siberia Also he has headed the recent drive for concentration on the de velopment of heavy industry Malenkov was identified in the public mind with the campaign to   

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