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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 17, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Jar tlM Horn MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TMi HEWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHiORS HOME EDITION VOL LXI Big Hike in State Budget Million Is Best Estimate By ROBERT HOGAN DES MOINES legislators in the Iowa Senate and House men experienced in the matter of state appropriations who are at the same time alert to the attitude of the taxpaying public estimate that this Legislature will increase the annual budget by about million However there isnt the general agreement on how the additional funds will be raised that now exists on estimates of the total that may be appropriated A survey of the leaders and vet erans of both houses this week defi nitely indicates that a compromise committee from the Senate and House will be necessary to resolve the diverse suggestions for raising additional funds necessary to bal ance the budget and provide extra services which are being de manded Mttting of Minds G T Kuester Griswold Repub lican now serving his llth consecu tive regular session in the House and a fellow who has thrice served as House appropriations chairman and on four other occasions as ranking member of those commit tees believes a meeting of the minds of the leaders of both houses will be necessary to figure out a way to make the states check Kuester points out that subcom mittees of the House and Senate PMM Md Uallrt fnu Full Wlrw MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 17 IMS Tbls Piper CouliUi of Two OM Yalta Report Fails to Still Arguments IRISH AS THEY COMERosaleen Gallagherhow Irish can you She thl dauiT ter of Mr and Mrs Dan Gallagher 517 7th S E And those who thiik a shamrockshmld Mosf Everyone Wants to Be Irish on March 17 St Patricks Day have been working jointly for some time on major appropriation bills He feels that these groups once theyve decided the minimum seeds necessary for carrying the state through the next two years should launch the bills in the House and then send them to the Senate Once in the Kuester feels action should be delayed until a joint committee of leaders of both houses can determine the ways and means for raising the needed Senate leaders some of whom have other ideas for acting on ap propriation measures are certain that a compromise committee will have to resolve the revenue prob lem Million More There are revenue problems be cause best estimates indicate that the state is spending about mil lion a year more than it is receiv ing Further askings for the next biennium are up in nearly all de partments Legislators feel that added funds must be voted for ag ricultural land credits for school aid and for state institutions par ticularly the University of Iowa Iowa State College and Iowa State Teachers College The Senate has already passed and sent to the house a bill that would increase the state sales tax from two to three cents with cer tain basic food items exempted There is considerable opposition In the House against any sales tax hikes but there is interest in an By BILL WEBB A garage manager supposedly asked an applicant for a job if he was a mechanic No was the OOim a answer On March 17 most everyone wants to be McSomething People named Thompson Smith and Ko for a day walski are Irishmen And when the Irish and their American friends wear the sham rock theyll be remembering the green isles patron saint St Patrick is reported to have used a shamrock to explain the doctrine of the Trinity to a pagan king The Irish like the United States At last count there were native Irishmen living here That only leaves in dear ould Erin The influx of Irish into the once prompted William Sidney Porter to remark that the Statue 11 Irish in March Up Fifth Avenue NEW YORK Irish some strong marched up Fifth Avenues Kelly green stripe Thursday in the nations grandest St Patricks Day parade Millions more crowded the ave nue to view New Yorks traditional tribute to St Patrick The grand parade filed for hour after hour past two official viewing stands Churchmen Watch From the steps of St Patricks Cathedral Francis Cardinal Spell man Bishop Fulton J Sheen and other churchmen watched And at 64th Mayor Robert F Wagner Gov Averell Harriman and hun dreds of state and city officials saluted the marchers Around the country the nation made similar observance of March Appeal Over Union Shop Bill Killed Liquor Storage OKd by 7718 DES MOJNES Iowa House Thursday rejected 6146 an appeal to revive a committeekilled ill which would have legalized union shop contracts in Iowa The proposal set off angry de bate when two Democrats remind ed the dominantly Republican House that the bill was backed by Gov Leo A Hoegh The House also passed by a 7718 margin a bill to allow private clubs railroad dining cars and hotels to store memberowned liquor where they sell beer The bill then was passed on to the governor Would Void Ruling If signed the bill would void a ruling by Atty Gen Dayton Coun tryman forbidding private clubs to sell beer and serve members liquor Reps Andrew Frommelt D Dubuque and William Denman D Des Moines noted that the union shop bill was drawn up by Frommelt quoted Hoegh powers Churchill said rr the statue as sayiDg Xets not m liberty was llalian category with the and presented to the American peoRle on behalf wf the French Government for the purpose of extension of the present sales tax to services not now covered under the law There are of course legislators who will oppose any tax increases But there is a majority belief that some increase must come to meet demands being made by tax payers Tax on Services Few House members are ex pressing interest in increasing ap propriations by more than million a year The increase some feel should come entirely from tax on services Others are becoming more interested in obtaining the added funds from three areas in volving income tax sales tax and tax on services This group would collect the income tax at the full 100 per cent rate rather than the 75 per cent would reduce per sonal income exemptions and would set a minimum income fil ing fee would levy a two cent sales tax on beer and cigarettes would extend the sales tax to lim ited services such as motels and hotels The million increase seems about right in the Senate survey too though two or three Republi cans estimated the increases nec essary would be in the to million range There appears little chance of Income tax increases being ap proved in the Senate and most senators are taking a dim view of the proposed general sales tax on services Apparently there is grow ing interest in a halfcent increase deep deep the representative said was the only remaining stronghold of nonunion the Dutchcity of New The Irishman traditionally is not only known for his fistic prowess but also for his wit Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw proba bly are the two best known Only one American is said ever to have bested an Irishman in repartee That was James McNeill Whistler Great Accomplishment The fact that Whistler got the best of Wilde is even a greater accomplishment Wilde can be considered more Irish than Shaw because of his name Oscar OFlahertie Wills Wildethat twas Wilde was never tripped up be cause he always knew the precise psychological moment to say noth ing That is every time but once into I resent the two gentlemen attitude of these in attempting to As the story goes Whistler had just finished anecdote at telling a masterful a banquet Wilde 17 President Eisenhower kept on his desk a bowl of shamrocks flown to Wednesday from Waterford County Ireland The shamrocks were presented to the President by Joseph D Brennan counsellor of the Irish embassy Tiny Village In the tiny village of St Patrick Ohio founded by sons of Erin 100 years ago only one family remains to celebrate the traditional day James Dundons 73 his two sisters Catharine and Emma and his cou sin William attended mass with the other 50 families of the village all of German descent AP Wirephoto AFTER VERDICTRubin Shet sky former Minneapolis bar tender lies on a stretcher as he is returned to a Tulsa Okla hos pital cell Shetsky ill with heart disease faces six years in prison found guilty of the theft of worth of furs Dundon said sadly The young Irish all left here years BACK AS REGENT DES MOINES jDThe Iowa So ciety pf the Daughters of American Colonists Thursday reelected Iva Scheffel Fairfield as regent rAII About The Weather Mason City Light snow Iowa Cloudy warmer Minnesota Clearing cold Segregation Issue Next WASHINGTON UP Senate confirmation of John Marshall Harlan as an associate justice of the Supreme Court cleared the way Thursday for early action on the controversial issue of public school segregation The high court expected with in the next few weeks to set a spring date for hearings on how and when the states shall abolish separate school systems for whites and Negroes Segregation was de clared unconstitutional last May The oral arguments have been held up for months until Harlan leaned across the table and said I wish Id said Whistlers retort You will Oscar you Less Successful An American businessman was somewhat less successful He wanted to fire one of his Irish em ployes but feared a verbal as well as a fistic encounter He decided to write the fellow a letter The day after the letter was posted the Irishman didnt show up for work and the businessman was much relieved But a few days later he appeared back at his place again The businessman ventured to ask him if hed re ceived the letter That oi did was the reply Didnt you read it Oi did came the answer On the inside it said oi was foired and on the envelop it said return in foive represent the Republican Party Rep Henry Stevens RJefferson snapped We have a floor leader He should represent our Rep Joseph Watson RIndian ola cut off debate with a motion to table the request to revive the bill The bill was voted down by the House Labor Committee 1410 ear lier this week Divorce Law Meanwhile the Senate passed bills to require a sixmonth cool ing off period before divorce de crees become final to set up an annual audit of the state auditors office and to make appointments to the Aeronautics and Conserva tion commissions subject to two Wants Notice Before Talks Denman Asks Curbs on Guest Speakers DES MOINES WAn attempt by Rep Denman DDes Moines to limit appearances before the House such as those of a world government opponent and a tele vision personality was side tracked Thursday to the Rules after brief discus could fill the vacancy caused the death of Justice Robert Jackson last October on the present sales tax with no Items exempted but with the tax including beer and cigarettes Globe Gazette weather data to 8 a m Thurs day Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum The Senates Jongdelayed vote came late Wednesday after a day of debate in which opponents at tacked Harlans lack of judicial experience his association with in groups and with for E Dewey of WARMft mcr Gov Thomas New York Nine Democrats all from the South and two Republicans op posed confirmation of Harlan 55 yearold judge of the Circuit Court of Appeals from Now York He was confirmed by a vote of 7 to 11 Owners of Tanker Refuse to Reveal New Destination HELSINKI Finland flOwners of the Finnish tanker carrying tons of jet fuel for Red Thursday to reveal the vessels new destination after announcing she would not be sent to dangerous Authorities in Ceylon who said they have been in touch with the Aruba reported she was heading for Singapore The ship is now in the Indian Ocean The seamans union in Helsinki said Wednesday the Arubas crew fearful of becoming embroiled in a war action had refused to sail beyond Singapore Unconfirmed reports in Helsinki said the ReBe Shipping Co own ers of the Aniba were negotiating to sell the cargo and that the out come would decide the ships des tination thirds approval of the Senate Sen George OMalley DDes Moines said the divorce bill pat terned after a California law could be one of the most farreaching pieces of legislation enacted this He said he knew of many cases in which reconciliations were effected by persons contemplating divorce after they had been given an opportunity to think over the serious Must Change License Tags by Tuesday DES MOINES CSVDrivers of ve hicles bearing last years license tags will be arrested beginning next Tuesday John Carlson direc tor of the State Motor Vehicle Di vision said Wednesday Notice that current license tags must be on Iowa vehicles by Tues day have been sent to the Highway Patrol and the treasurers of Iowas 99 counties Carlson said The treasurers in turn will notify local law enforcement agencies he added Committee sion Denman presented a motion which would require that the House be given 24 hours notice before being addressed by any visitors except former legisla tors and employes or officials of the state Members were aware of Den mans intent because he walked out Wednesday while Milton M Lory Sioux City president gen eral of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revo lution was making an antiworld government address Also within the recollection of the members was the recent ap pearance here of Dagmar tele vision personality Her promis cuous Mssing and embracing of legislators caused many expres sions of disgust But Rep Goode field replied If we had had 24 hours notice of Dagmars com ing we wouldnt have had notice that she was going to perform the way she Demands of Stalin in Asia Met Soviets Get Three Votes By JOHN M HIGHTOWER and WARREN ROGERS JR WASHINGTON W Publication of longsecret Yalta papers failed Thursday to still the controversy hat has raged for a decade over he wartime Big Three meeting The halfmillionword American record of the historic session was made public Wednesday night by the State over the objection of Prime Minis ter Winston Churchill Secretary of State Dulles had said only Tuesday that the 834 pages of document would not be made public now Veiled Threat The papers disclosed that Pre Joseph Stalin had made a severing legislators questions mdiveiled threat of difficulty in tak cated his displeasure at Was hmz ington s publication of the decade T old documents by saying If this became an established practice it might hamper the free exchange of views at future con ferences In any case it would seem a good thing to consult to gether on the text of any publica tion during the lifetime of the in dividuals Britons generally were shocked and angered by disclosures in the President Roosevelts suggestion that Hong Kong be turned over to Qxina The Foreign Office and British jress generally considered Wash ingtons publication of the records a diplomatic blunder The man in he street was hopping mad on earning some of the inside ma Worlds Reaction to Papers Is OUTWARD CALM Bj United Initial world reaction to publication of the Yalta documents was surprisingly the surface But beneath the official no com ments or carefully worded diplomatic statements was evidence of extreme annoyance in Britain and fears elsewhere that words now would only make matters worse France was officially silent at its new humiliation but the French press played up in tall headlines the brushing aside of France by the Big Three Japan one of the victims of the Yalta agreement made it clear it felt the concessions awarded Russia were not binding Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemttsu told a press conference Japan would work for return of Lower Sakhalin and Kurile Islands in its future diplomatic struggles with the Soviet Winnie Displeased With US Action LONDON t3VPrime Minister Churchill told the House of Commons Thursday the Yalta papers released in Washington were of course the Americanjersion and in no sense an agreed official record of the have not seen anything but the extracts which are appearing in the press Even these disclose some serious The Prime Minister who was an Russia into the war m unless President Roosevelt agreed to sweeping concessions Roosevelt did agree giving Russia new strategic position in the North west Pacific and a powerful hand in Manchuria The record disclosed also that Roosevelt told Stalin and Prime Minister Churchill it was very neuverings at the conference Talk on the morning commuter rains coming into London was more concerned with Yalta than even the current split in the British Party over rebel Aneurin Sevan Critical references to the late resident Roosevelt as a political chemer could be heard from Brit ns who heretofore have almost mversally revered him as a great tatesman The average Britons pride appeared hurt particularly by two Roosevelt turn Hong Kong over to China and to ex clude the British from the postwar administration of Korea One Englishman was heard to say Roosevelt was mad if he embarrassing to yield to another Russian Ukra nian and White Russian member ship in the United Russia three votes in the General Assembly And they disclosed long argu ments by Roosevelt and Churchill with Stalin over their demands for creation of free governments in lostwar Poland and other Eastern European countries liberated from thought wed ever give Hong Kong to the Earlville Girl Wins Oratorical Contest DES MOINES WJeanlee Math ey 17 daughter of Mr and Mrs Harold L Malhey Earlville won the Iowa American Legion oratori cal contest Wednesday Delorcs Sneller ofsheldon was second and Barry Oberstein of Os kaloosa was third There were nine district finalists in the competition SAME DATEW410S no la t CONFERENCES AT YALTAThe Yalta meeting in 1945 was one of many conferences The late Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill are shown in the top photo Russias V M Molotov left talks with the late Josef otalm in the bottom photo the Nazis Stalin agreed to a declaration and procedures for setting up democratic regimes But within a few years the Soviets solidified Communist rule from the Baltic to the Black Sea February 1945 The Big Three conference was held at Yalta in the Russian Crimea in February 1945 Roose velt Stalin and Churchill had met some months earlier at Tehran mainly on coordinating military strategy against Nazi Germany At Yalta they grappled with great political issues including the future of Germany The record shows they agreed on dismem berment of Germany in principle but not on how it should be cut up But the overriding problem from the American point of view and perhaps from the Russian one as well was Russias prospective entry into the war against Japan Russia agreed to come in once Germany was defeated The war in Europe ended May 7 1945 Russia entered the conflict with Japan on Aug 9 1945 three days after the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima Japan surrendered Aug 14 1945 The agreement between Roose velt and Stalin on Russian entry into the Pacific war has produced years of political controversy in the United States Many Republican senators and others denounced Roosevelts con cessions as an unnecessary grant of position of power to Stalin Roosevelts defenders have replied it was the price he had to pay to assure Russian military action against the Pacific enemy as his military advisers were urging Ammo State Department officials arc mderstood to have hoped that pub ication of the record would bring he long dispute to an end It ap peared however that the record might simply furnish more ammu nition for it In addition a question was raised as to whether the published record was complete in all details State Department itself said omissions had been made for rea sons of national security or elimi nation of repetitious material or to avoid needless offense to foreign nations or to individuals Two deletions wore made at the request of Churchill the only sur viving member of UM wartime Big   

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