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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 19, 1955, Mason City, Iowa North lows Doily Newspaper Edited lor Ow MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THt NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHIORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI BigWork Week at Capitol Last Meeting Before Recess DES MOINES glance the legislative calendalshows Iowa lawmakers will be faced with one of their toughest work weeks beginning Monday The week will be the last before the midterm recess The Senate will tackle the con troversial Trading Stamp bill that set such rigid fees onopera tions that stamp companies say they will be forced out of business More than 25000 telegrams were received by legislators during the past week virtually all of them asking the law remain unchanged Lawmakers said stamp companies were apparently furnishing the 75 to 80 cent cost per wire The Senate will also consider a bill to raise the top weekly benefit under workmens compensation from to a measure that may receive stiff opposition from labor forces that have asked a larger increase Tax Rcvtnut A House subcommittee studying a proposed axlemile tax on trucks using Iowa highways will continue an investigation into how much tax revenue truck companies are now furnishing the state Rep Verne Lisle RClarinda said outofstate trucker have been asked to submit a report of miles driven on state highways since 1951 At that time the Legislature ap proved a reciprocity bill Truck companies were relieved from pay ing a per truck annual license fee if they would register trucks in Iowa in proportion to business done in the state In 1951 Lisle said the license fund provided per year In 1954 it brought in AuocUtod Prein nod United Full Centi Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY FEBRUARY Thli Piper CaiuliU of Two 114 State Roads Hazardous As Cold Snow Moves In AP Wirephoto IN TIME OF Savini 3 and Mrs Anna Restmeyer comfort each other top as they wait for an ambulance after Mrs Restmeyers car struck a light pole below in New York City The woman required hospital treatment but the girl a passenger in her car was not hurt Lisle said Safety Commissioner Pearl McMurry told the Roads and Highways Committee which is con sidering the axletax bill that only 80 percent of the truck companies have made proper mileage and registration reports Big Ones And the 20 per cent that have not reported are the big ones Lisle said There was unofficial statehouse comment that a bill to increase the salaries of Senators and Represen tatives now drawing per lession may be introduced A proposal to nike the salaries to was believed to have the ap proval of Gov Leo Hoegh Several controversial measures were appfoved by one house or 16 Aboard Airliner Overdue on Flight From Albuquerque ALBUQUERQUE TransWorld Airline Saturday re ported one of its a Martin 404 with 16 an hour and a half overdue on a flight to Santa Fe NM 70 Ikes Trade Bill Heads for Senate House Passes It 295110 WASHINGTON tfl President Eisenhowers request for new tar iff bargaining powers approve without change by the House aft a bitter fight Saturday moved t ward quick consideration in th Senate Chairman Byrd DVa said would call the Senate Financ Committee next Wednesday to con sider the measure The House passed the bill 29 110 Friday after beating back 206 199 an amendment which woul have curbed the Presidents pow ers and which its opponents sai would have had a crippling an devastating effect House Democrats led by Speake Rayburn Tex who made a pe sonal appeal in a floor speech at crucial point in the debate sup plied by far the biggest bloc votes for the administration Final They voted 14080 against the re strictive amendment while Repub licans favored it 1196G Final pas sage saw Democrats voting 1853 and Republicans 10975 for approv miles away R B Riordan district sales superintendent for the airline said theplane carried 13 and a crew of three It left Albuquerque at 7 a m MST and was due in Santa Fe a a m It failed to arrive The flight originated in Albu querque and was to travel from there to Amarillo Tex and To peka Kan It may have landed somewhere another in the legislative week completed Friday TheSenate voted to make com merce commissioners appointive instead of elective and eliminate private clubs hotels and railroad cars from the beer or liquor provisions of the Iowa code The House okayed 18yearold voting a bill allowing the state to be sued for claimsa reapportion ment resolution and a bill giving insurance agents the right to broker insurance with companies not au thorized in Iowa but I dont know where it coul be Riordan said We are still Democrats Ready Drive for Slash in Income Taxes WASHINGTON Speak er Rayburn said Saturday Demo cratic members of the House Ways and Means Committee wall support a move next Monday to grant a tax cut for each taxpayer and his dependents Rayburn told newsmen the ma jority members of the committee which drafts tax laws also will support President Eisenhowers re quest to extend special corporation and excise taxes without1 change beyond their scheduled April 1 ex piration date A bill extending these two taxes worth an estimated three billion dollars a year comes before the committee Monday Rayburn said Democratic com mittee members and House Demo cratic leaders had decided that Rep Mills DArk would offer an amendment to allow what Rayburn called credit for each tax payer and each dependent to take effect Jan 1 1956 looking for it Range Obscured The U S Weather Bureau sai a rugged mountain th Sangre de which stand along the planes were ob scured from the base to the sum mit The 44th Air Rescue Squadron at Lowry Air Force Base Denver dispatched two SA16s both equip ped with paramedic crews to thi search area A squadron spokes man said Kirtland AFB also wa particpiating with one C45A and a helicopter State police said the plane wa believed to have been heard flying ow through a snow shower in th vicinity of Madrid N M south o here about a m It was sup posed to have landed here at tha time Off A coalyard worker at Madrid re ported hearing the plane If it was the missing aircraft it was of course to the east and approach ing a rugged range of mountains State police said the coalyarc worker observed the plane but die not know whether it was the same type as that missing He said it was flying in an easterly direction The list of names of passengers and crew members included that of Sharon Schoening Spencer Iowa the planes hostess HUNT WRECKAGE ANCHORAGE Alaska was slight Saturday as scores said his men were unable search planes continued to seek a to approach the wrecked plane by 4 Perish in Crash of Light Plane at Springfield III SPRINGFIELD 111 flThe San gamon County sheriffs police re ported a twinengined private plane crashed in a muddy farm field Sat urday killing three men and a woman The plane bore the identification number N number of a ship piloted by R 0 Brezeale of Jefferson City Mo which left Terre Haute at am enroute to St Louis from New River Tenn Chief Deputy Sheriff Thomas 15 Red Junks Destroyed by Chiang Forces TAIPEI Formosa Chi nese Nationalist Air Force reported its planes destroyed 15 of 23 mo torized Communist armed junks spotted near the Taishan Islands in the Formosa Strait Saturday The air force said five other junks were damaged heavily This was in the same area where the Nationalist Air Force and Navy claimed to have sunk 21 Red ships and a submarine Friday Saturdays communique said all planes returned safely There was no mention of any opposition by Chinese Communist planes The Reds appeared to be making an intensive effort to build up on he Taishans which are within striking range of Nationalist posi tions on Nanchishan Island Newspapers reported earlier that Chinese Communist troops and sup ply ships sunk Friday in National st Chinas biggest naval victory radioed for air cover but no Red ilanes appeared The Nationalists exulted in a vie ory which lifted morale from the ow caused by last weeks with drawal from the Tachen Islands Nationalist intelligence knew a lay in advance that a 14ship con voy would move troops and sup iies southward from Wenchow Say on Friday That gave Chiang Kaisheks Navy time to move its orthern fleet based at Keelung nto position to pounce on the Red Chinese flotilla Normally this fleet vould include a half dozen destroy rs along with destroyer escorts nd converted minesweepers Navy patrol bomber and the 11 it carried when it disappeared only a few miles from here Thurs day night automobile because the field was a sea of mud They saw three men and a woman inside all dead OBrien said al The bill would extend the 20yeaft old reciprocal trade law thre more years and give the Presiden additional power to reduce tariff 5 per cent a year during that pe riod in return for concessions on US shipments abroad In addition he could lower all duties above 5 per cent of the value of the goods down to that level and could slash by 50 per cent duties on articles imported in negligible quantities Senate Democratic leaders ex pressed hope they can rolJ up a big vote for the measure to show strong support for the President on one of his key controversial pro posals However one veteran Democra tic member who supports the bill told a reporter there may be some trouble in the Senate on the bill Unlike the House Senate rules permit unlimited amendments so introduction of that industries such as coal and pottery desiring further tariff protection can con centrate their efforts in that branch STAMP COLLECTOR CEDAR RAPIDS dfi Mrs eorge Ulch 30 has been charged ith larceny in connection with the heft of 85000 trading stamps from grocery store where she former was employed Here is the way Iowas Republi can congressmen voted Friday when the House passed and sent to the Senate without amendment a bill extending the reciprocal trade agreements program For passage Cunningham Dolli ver Hoeven LeCompte and Schwengel Gross and Jensen voted against passage and Talle was listed as ab sent DON P HUNZIKER Jaycees Honor Decorah Man Don P Hunziker 33 Decorah Saturday was named Iowas Out standing Young Man by the state Junior Chamber of Commerce Hunziker will be formally pre sented a Distinguished Service Award Sunday at the climax of Lhe twoday AllState Jaycee meet ing in Mason City He was named for outstanding contributions to the Decorah com munity He served as case service chairman for the Winneshiek Crip pled Childrens Society was a member of the board of directors of the Decorah Community Fund in tef SP mwtiop fir the Decbrah Hospital Fund A sales representative for a Mil waukee oil company Hmziker was me of the four organizers of the Decorah Jaycees and is a past president Claim Ferguson to Get Ambassadorship WASHINGTON UP Former en Homer Ferguson RMich aturday was reported in line to be he next US ambassador to The hilippines Brig Gen Carlos P lomulo special Philippine envoy aid he had discussed the possible ppointment of Ferguson with Sec etary of State John Foster Dulles Fires Shots at House Man Jailed John Carnegie 4G 813i Van Buren S W Saturday was in jai after a quarrel and the firing o several shots Police Judge B R Dunn set Car negiesbond at after binding him over to the grand jury on a concealed weapon charge He wa taken to the county jail pending posting of the bond Complaint Carnegie was arrested early Sat urday by Mason City police follow ing a complaint by Stafford Lewi and his aunt Elizabeth Rodgers GIGVi Adams S W The pair said Carnegie had been visiting at their home earlier an had been drinking Lewis ha asked Carnegie to leave but upon his refusal a quarrel ensued polic were told Officers said Lewis struck Car negie in the right eye and the called a cab to take him home However Carnegie went home go a revolver and returned to fire three or four shots into the house Not Thrtattntd Lewis said neither he nor Mrs Rodgers was threatened He alss declared he did not see the gun bu icard the shots fired Capt M S Ncwbiirg reported he found a 32 caliber slut which was about a half Inch in the inner door of the home In police court Saturday morning arnegie claimed Lewis pulled a knife on him which made him angry He said he then went home ot the gun and fired the shots Officers searched Carnegie and ound the revolver concealed up his right sleeve County Attorney William Pappas iled the county attorneys infor mation against Carnegie THROCKMORTON DIES DES MOINES R Fred nrockmorton 85 well known in owa medical and military circles or many years died Friday AP Wlreplioto SMALL first shot of the spring atomic test series at the Nevada proving grounds Friday looked like this The mushroom was tiny compared to many previous blasts Again Delay Big Nuclear Detonation Smaller Blast Is Carried Out LAS VEGAS Nev nuclear detonation scheduled at dawn Sat urday was postponed by scientists because of continuing high winds Strong gusts caused n threeday delay in opening the spring atomic test scries A weather briefing at 4 am CST disclosed that a straight north wind was blowing 30 to 35 mpb vilh gusts up to 40 mph A detonation under those wind Expect Dip in Mercury to Zero West Buried in Snow Cold weather marked by two to four inches of windblown snow in some areas moved into the north western third of Iowa Saturday morning and was due to over spread the entire state by nightfall In the western portion of the na tion three Rocky Mountain states were hit by the worst blizzard of the 5 known dead and 17 injured Snowplows broke through however to release 25 persons who were reported miss ing Considerable blowing snow wai reported in northwest Iowa from northerly winds of 30 miles an hour or more As the cold front moved east ward Iowa presented astudy in sharp temperature contrasts Read ings were down to around 10 above zero in northwest Iowa but ranged up to 40 in the southwest corner of the state Btlow Ztro Readings of zero to 5 below in northwest Iowa and zero to 5 above southeast Iowa were expected in conditions the test chiefs said vould have forced the evacuation of the test control point Camp Mercury the AEC support camp and of Camp Desert Rock the Army headquarters because of the danger of radioactive contamina ion Sunday Shot Another weather huddle was held t noon to discuss a Sunday shot But meteorologists said the r outlook is not good Saturdays shot was to have been ie 500foot tower explosion origi ally scheduled to open the series ast Tuesday About 450 troops verc scheduled to carry out ma euvers after taking the impact of he blast in trenches 4000 yards the tower Including obser perhaps 1100 men were to Saturday night North Iowas roads were slippery in prntectertareas Saturday morn ing The forecast however was for extremely hazardous roads by eve ning temperatures and more snow were in the offing The entire highway patrol district reported light mist and fog during the forenoon with visibility of 100 to 300 feet Ice jams caused by rain and thawing of snow were reported in rom ers West Skeptical of New Russ Move for Atom Disarmament UNITED NATIONS N Y United Nations and Britain aturday received with skepticism Russias latest proposal for de ruction of nuclear weapons but nonetheless decided to send in a top tj earn of negotiators to meet the Reds at next weeks disarmament ave taken up trench positions Cabot Lodge Jr the United States chief delegate to wNrt rnited Nations and Atbony Nutting for Britain will have a chance mijes from bur7t hPnitifullv review the Russian proposal with Russias Andrei Gromyko when beautifully hey meet in London next Friday The surprise stature of the Russian delegate was a factor in the ecision to have the United States and Britain send top representatives sit in on the London Conference There was no real hope that the London meeting would come up ith a disarmament formula But Russias present talkative mood lent ope for at least limited headway SAME DATEW474 Hack Hug dtith h 24 placed above Yucca Flat by a B36 crew of the 4925th Test Group special weapons center Kirtland Air Force Base NM Only After two bombing runs were backed by the layer of clouds hanging over the site Maj Fain H Pool Lawton Okla the pilot brought the plane over the only hole in the blanket at perhaps 28000 feet and a perfect shot dropped out of the blue j some spots but arrival of colder weather was expected to prevent the river situation from becoming serious Those parts of Iowa outside the snow belt had heavy fog mist and rain Saturday morning with visi bility down to zero in some sec tions The leading edge of the cold front moving across Iowa was marked by freezing rain and sleet followed by snow The Weather Bureau said Fort Dodge had three inches of new snow Saturday and the highway patrol reported two to four inches from Sioux City to Spencer Freezing rain and sleet was reported at Council Bluffs Denst Fog The dense fog in eastern Iowa was not expected to lift until the cold air mass arrived probably during the affernoon Accumula tions of snow up to about four inches were expected as the cold wave continued Four small ice jams were re ported on the Raccoon River west of Des Moines causing some over flow and the Weather Bureau said similar condition probably exist ed on many other streams in south central and southeastern Iowa In southern Wyoming a Grey hound bus stalled with 19 pas sengers and the driver and six Craig Col men in a station nK wagon were rescued Saturday Observers classed it with previjmorninK is small tet l pnin GEORGE ISNT is the 7ycarold Cocker Spaniel of Everett Hutch ins Nora Springs He was brought to a veterinary hospital in Mason City Monday both front legs broken in the same place Whether or not it was another Valentines Day massacre nobody knows George isnt talking Hes getting along nicely thank you and will be going home to Nora Springs this weekend nominal Abomb About The Weaiher Mason City low near zero Fourinches snow Cold heavy snow Minnesota Cold wave snow Globe Gazette Weather Data up to 8 am Satur day Maximum Minimum At 8 am Prccip YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum gallons of gasoline left to keep his passengers warm when they stalled Friday A state highway patrol accom panying a snow plow radioed word the six Craig men had been found unharmed They had taken shelter from the storm while trying to drive 175 miles home from Rock Springs Wyo In addition to the deaths result ing directly from the blizzard a 2yearold child perished in a fire at Wolf Point Mont and another blaze left a Riverton Wyo farm family of seven homeless ESCAPE BLAZE MARSHALLTOWN UP Mr and Mrs William Brown Jr and their five children age 1 to 5 escaped injury Friday when their farm home northwest of hero burned to the ground
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