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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 7, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                Daily Ncwspaptr MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TNI NIWSrAFlt THAT MAKIS ALL M 0 T H IOWANS N C I 6 M 0 R V HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 7 Believe Eden to Make Change in British Cabinet LONDON Minister Anthony Eden Thursday called his first Cabinet same ministers who had served Winston Churchill But he stayed away from a swearingin ceremony at Buckingham Palace apparently because he hopes to make a few Cabinet change before presenting the list officially Churchill when he took office in 1951 made his new Cabinet ap pointtnents before going before the Queens Privy Council for the cere mony He and bis ministers wer at the same time ft ri Senate Passes Law to Better Milk Controls A ipokesman for the office o the lord president of the counc there had been no hitch in th in of Eden He said it wa limply a matter of timing and tba Eden apparently was not ready yet The Privy Council met it Buck tegham Palace Thursday mornin and the ipokesmantook the posi tfon Edens presence bad not nee essarily been expected At any rate he pointed the swearin ceremony it a formality and Eden became prime minister to all prac tical intents Wednesday firly Eltctton The Privy Council meets regular ly only once a month but a spe cial meeting could be called on fairly short notice for an occasion such as the swearing of a prim the spokesman said Pending completion of the ap pointments in his own government Eden chose to extend the life o the old Cabinet He called the meeting at No H Downing Street even though Churchills furnishings have not ye been moved out of that official res idence of British prime ministers If as expected Eden makes few changes it will be a tip off to an early general election perhaps in May The two most frequently mentioned dates are May 16 and May A major reshuffle would mean a fall flection since Eden woul have five the electorate time to get used to the new members Bu the betting was that Eden simply would promote Defense Secretary Harold MacMHlan to be foreign secretary the job Eden hat held for 10 of the past 20 years Is Housing Minister Duncan Sandys of outgoing Prime Min lister Winston Churchill is the fa vorite for MacMillani defense post Eden worked late Wednesday night at his Carlton Gardens resi dence planning for the eventfu months ahead Churchill taking a wellearned rest after more than half a century of service to the crown relaxec ct a private showing of the Ameri can film Carmen Jones at his country home Chartwell Churchill moved out of the of ficial prime ministers residence No 10 Downing Street Wednes day But Eden and his pretty wife a niece of Churchills are not ex pected to move there until after Easter Thursdays meeting was merely to confirm Eden in the office and its significance was much the same as the 1953 coronation which confirmed Elizabeth as Queen She actually had been Queen since the moment of her fathers death The Privy Council an advisory body for the crown in matters of itate is largely a figurehead body It is made up of all cabinet min isters and nearly 300 other promi nent persons who have pledged themselves to aid the Queen Legislative Wage Boost Rejected DES MOINES bill to in crease the fay of legislators from to per session was re jected Wednesday before it could be placed on the Senate calendar Before the bill could be read for the second time and placed on the calendar Sen Lynes RPlain field objected Lynes gave no reason for his objection before a Senate vote was taken Under Senate rules whenever a objects to a preliminary reading of a bill the Senate must vote on whether the measure be rejected On a voice vote the senators favored rejec tion I AM I City Ordinances Can Continue DES MOINES unA bill which its backers said was a big step for ward in improving milk standard in Iowa was passed 470 by the Sen ate and sent to the House Thurs day The bill as passed would require ihe state secretary of agriculture set up by July 4 1956 regula tions for the production proces sing and distribution of Grade A pasteurized milk grade A raw milk and pasteurized milk of un declared grade in conformity with the recommended milk ordinance of the U S Public Health Service Present Law Sen Johnson RElkader saic that under the present state mil aw Grade A label now attachec a a bottle of milk may not mean lust what the housewife thinks i He says that if the bill becomes aw housewives can be sure tha grade A milk has been producec and processed under the finest standards The bill would not invalidate present city ordinances if they pro ide for higher standards than iose recommended by the U S Public Health Service City ordi nances however could not be in conflict with the health service rec ommendations Annual Survey The measure also provides for the State Health Department after July 4 1956 to make an annual survey of producers and processors of Grade A milk and certify that all milk labeled Grade A conforms to the standards If the survey showed that re quirements for producing proces sing or distributing Grade A milk are not complied with the right to abel milk as Grade A could be withdrawn Million in Estate of Wealthy Burlington Man BURLINGTON MlAn estate valued at more than one and one lalf million dollars was left by William R Wolf longtime Burling on furniture manufacturer He died March 8 t A preliminary inheritance tax report on the estate has been filed n probate court here The bulk of the estate is in aircraft stocks in cluding shares of Boeing Aircraft Corp with a book value of at the time of bis death Most of Wolfs estate was left o his sister Mrs Antoinette M kelson with whom he made his lome Wolf was the third generation of iis family in the furnituremaking usiness here As such he was an fficial and stockholder in the Vorthwestern Cabinet Co He nded active participation in the firm about five years ago About The Weather Mason City Much warmer Fair warmer MinntMta Fair cool A Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Thurs day Maximum 48 Minimum 28 At 8 35 YEAR AGO Maximum 76 Minimum 49 CLUB8 W OveUCulp Hobby PUBLIC LIFB AHJittf Hurray BUSINESS Dorothy KiltaJlea JOURNALISM Loretta Young Boberta Peten Martene Dietrich Jane Flckens TELEVISION OPERA RECORDINGS RADIO Grace Kelly MOTION PICTURES HEAD EASTER are Americas Ten Best Tailored Women says a poll of the Custom Tailors Guild of America Inc Presented with the Easter parade at hand this is the guilds seventh annual list Soys Stassen Sef to Give Up Majority of Documents McClellan to Meet Monday in Conference WASHINGTON GBSen McCIel an DArk Thursday said Harold E Stassen has agreed to give Sen ate investigators a vast majority f the documents McClellan had hreatened to subpoena if the for eign aid chief said McClellan said Stassen also agreed to submit to him for per onal inspection the very few Jthers which the Foreign Opera tions Administration chief may et decide the Senate Investiga ions Subcommittee has no right o have Monday Date McClellan who heads the sub ommittee said he and Stassen ave a date Monday to discuss the matter He said Stas en promised to hand him volun arily then at least most of the equested documents The documents relate to negotia ions for construction of a grain torage project in Pakistan which lie subcommittee is investigating McClellan said he and Stassen ave talked by telephone and that lie results represented substan tial progress toward an agree ment Pending a review of the docu ments declined on the ommittees witness stand Wed esday to hand them over Final Rtsponsibility He stood on the constitutional eparation of executive and legis ative branches of the government te contended also that subordi ates should not be subject to uizzing about internal agency af airs Such as recommendations to tnssen Before McClellans announce ment several committee members efended the group against an ac usation by their colleague Sen ender that the commit ce is headline Bender in a statement telephoned rom Ohio said Wednesday he was frankly ashamed of the subcom mittee He said some senators are ttempting a modern crucifixion f Stassen Harold Nilsson to Head Grain Group FORT DODGE MVHarold Nil son Geneva is the new president f the Iowa Independent Grain and ccd Assn He was elected Wcd esday at the associations one ay meeting Edward Polgcttcr of Icamboat Rock was elected sec clarytreasurer i GETS AP Wirephoto Archie 29 Shenandoah who left a good job in New York to start The lowan Magazine Thursday was named the winner of the state Bent Cane Award The honor given by the Des Moines Press and Radio Club denotes outstanding service to Iowa jour nalism Dubuque Voters OK Land Development DUBUQUE UP Voters ap jroved a million bond issue Wednesday to finance development ofan area of land along the Mis sissippi riverfront The vote was to Plans call for drain ng and improving 110 acres for industrial sites 22 acres for a lark and construction of a small larbor and fishing area ExMason City Man Loses Fight for Life relay by Dav enport police Wed nesday night hauling a rare type of blood was unable to save the life of a former Mason Cityan The police cars raced across the Mis sissippi River Centennial Bridge between the two cities Twentyfive pints of the blooc were used during a lung operation in the fruitless attempt to save the life of Boyd McGee 32 He was former employe of Jacob E Decker and Sons Mason City He died Thursday morning at the hospital where he had been a pa tient since Tuesday to undergo surgery for an injury from a snip ers bullet in Germany in World War H McGee who was employed as an industrial engineer at the Oscar Mayer Packing Company Daven rt was born March 26 1923 in Marble City Okla He was mar ried to Marjorie Samples in Kie ster June 14 1947 He moved to Davenport from Mason pity last August having been em ployed three years at the Decker slant Surviving are his widow two sons Michael and Patrick and a daughter Kathlene at home eight brothers and a sister and lis mother Nan McGee all in Oklahoma Funeral arrangements are in complete News in Brief CAPETOWN South Africa Goeffrey Fisher the arch bishop of Canterbury said Thursday there is no truth whatsoever in reports that Princess Margaret is to marry Group Capt Peter Townsend The archbishop who arrived in Capetown Thursday said the rumors of a romance were a most offensive newspaper stunt PARIS declared a state of emergency Thursday In Algeria to give Premier Edgar Faure a free hand in wiping out the rebellious Army of Allah and end its campaign of Nationalistic terror The measures coincided with reports of new violence in Algeria PORT ARTHUR Ont Skerget Thursday was fintd and undtr MW Pttping Tom of criminal found into a neighbors window said had just stopped to watch a television show local TV station goes off air at p m Skerget was arrested at a m NORTH BAY Ont MVEach of the four surviving TMonnc quin tuplets is to receive about when they reach 21 May 28 In an interview with the North Bay Nugget Oliva Dionno the quints father and Richard F Donnelly of North Bay their solicitor said the girls have a fortune of very close to one million Solons Continue Tax Hike Study Argue Filing Fee Paris Pact Signed by President Sharp Loss for Russia WASHINGTON Eisenhower Thursday signed his toric Allied agreements to end 10 years occupation of West Germany and to add German manpower anc resources to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization The twin moves marked a sharp defeat for Russia which has tried to keep free Germany out of the Allied defense organization The actions are expected to prompt new Allied negotiations with Rus sia later this year on Germany and other EastWest problems It is expected that after all na tions complete final approval Wes Germany will start building a de fense force of approximately 500 000 men trained and ready within five years At a White House ceremony the President formally signed 1 United States accords wit Britain France and West Ger many to grant Germans their sov ereignty and free them from oe cupation controls in the three West ern zones of Germany 2 United States approval for th admission of the German republic to the North Atlantic Treatys de fense system against Communis aggression Germany will be the 15th nation in NATO Invited Gutttt 3 An agreement changing the status of American forces in Ger many from occupation troops to that of invited guests under the NATO defense system The Senate gave its consent to ratification of the first two agree ments on April 1 Senate ratifica tion was not needed on the third The Presidents signatures did not clear final technicalities Sov ereignty will not be actually grant ed to the Germans until the four powers meet at a formal cere mony perhaps in Bonn Germany within a month or so Holland is he only West nation which has not as yet approved the treaties HuntCanisters After ABlast V LAS VEGAS Nev UP The Atomic Energy Commission Thurs day warned authorities between Vegas and Kingman to e on the lookout for seven can sters which floated through the blast area of the 10th shot of the currentnuclear series on the Ne vada Proving Grounds Spokesmen said the seven miss ing canisters were among at east 11 others which were dropped Wednesday to record ef ects of what was believed to be the first selfpropelled airtoair atomic missile designed to knock nemy aircraft out of the skies j The canisters were suspended rom parachutes the AEC said Boost of Suggested by House Amendments Lose Out DES MOINES UP The House continued work Thursday on the omnibus income tax bill approv ENID ROBINSON North Iowa Woman to Visit Ike A North Iowa Robinson Hampton vice chair man of the partys state central sit in on a break fast party for President Dwight D Eisenhower The Sulgrave Club at DuPont Circle in Washington D will be the setting for the affair and the time will be a Thursday April 21 Plans for the breakfast are in the hands of Miss Bertha Ad kins of Maryland assistant to Leonard Hall chairman of the Republican National Committee The guest list not yet released will include top women officials in government women business executives and women party 20 in all scattered from over the nation It is one of a series of such breakfasts arranged to give the President an opportunity to visit with women hear their sugges tions and obtain their points of view on matters affecting na tional welfare While in Washington for this commitment Mrs Robinson will make some final arrangements for a visit by a Trailways bus load of Iowa Republican women who will be visiting the national capital May 9 10 and 11 as part of a 10 or 11day jaunt to the east and a return through the Lincoln country of Kentucky In diana and Illinois Mrs Robinson is in charge of this project Van Duling head of the Lincoln Tour and Travel Agency of Mason City will travel with the party as guide and escort Mrs Anna Lomas of Red Oak national committeewoman is another lowan to participate in this series of presidential break fasts but at another time Procter Gamble to Confer With Hoegh on New Plant for State CINCINNATI Procter officials were to confer Thursday with Gov Leo Hoegh of and contained simple recordingjlowa on the companys plan to Wednesdays secret missile was aunched from a B36 interconti icntal bomber six miles above the est site The aerial device ex iloded feet above the ground nd rattled plate glass windows 75 miles away in the AEC office here Narcotics Raid Not Successful HAMPTONSheriff Lee Lemke ssisted by Hampton police and a tate narcotic agent acting on omplaints by local residents aided a car and house trailer near he fairgrounds Wednesday night in an effort to find narcotics The raid was without success build a multiraillion dollar ing a filing fee for i but rejecting a filing fee for in dividuals As the measure stood Thursday afternoon it provides 1 That the individual income tax rate be increased from the present 75 per cent to 100 per cent effec tive on returns covering 1955 in come This amounts to a onethird boost in the tax rate 2 The corporation tax would continue at 2 per cent Reduce 3 Exemptions for single persons would be reduced from to for married persons from to but the exemption for depend ents would be increased from to 4 Married persons with joint in come would be required to file if they had a net income of instead of the present A proposed amendment to tack on to the bill a provision for leyy ing the 2 per cent sales tax against about 50 services was withdrawn Yet to be decided were the ques tions of reducing the net income figure at which a single person and married persons with separate incomes would be required to fila returns and whether to repeal a provision in the law requiring any one with a gross income of to file a return After lengthy discussion the Souse decided by a vote of 5443 to eliminate from the bill a re quirement that a filing fee be evied against individuals The House voted 4532 against elimi nating from the bill a proposed 10 filing fee for corporations Given Copies When the House resumed work on the measure Thursday morning Rep Denman DDes Moines moved that newsmen be given copies of the roll calls on various votes His motion carried on a standing vote 3416 Wednesday afternoon roll calls were withheld from newsmen be cause since the House was acting as a committee the votes were nonrecord votes However news men then pooled their efforts and took their own roll calls Denman said his motion was based on the inaccuracy of the roll calls obtained by the news men He added that a published such roll call gives the public the wrong He said his own vote could have been in terpreted one way whereas ha meant it to show the opposite Denman moved that the fil ing fee requirement be stricken from the bill He said the result of it would be that a taxpayer would be paying a fee for the privilege of filing a return He described the provision as anoth er attempt to hit the little fel plant in the Middle West possibly at Iowa City Iowa confirmed reports that it is looking for a site for a plant for the manufacture of a number of products including shampoos and dentifrice A group of Iowa City business men and city officials were to tour the plant and then have lunch with the company officials Commenting on the possible site for the plant a spokesman said Iowa City looks like the best AN HONEST Cl SHREVEPORT La UpFor mer Lt Andrew W Hilgcr is pedal ing a bicycle to his home in St Paul 1050 miles away so Two St Paul men were scarchedjhc can harden up after his desk and questioned but neither held job in the Air Force Not Unreasonable Rep Miller RSioux City ar gued that the filing fee is not un reasonable when the whole tax picture is considered He said it is better than increasing the salei tax and that Minnesota has a filing fee Rep Hendrix RLetts said the filing fee proposal was aimed to put a stop to nopay He said that in the last fiscal year lowans filed returns but paid no tax Hendrix added that the State Tax Commission U expected to audit all returns and that imposing a filing fee would pay for such audits Miller said that imposing ing fee on individuals would suit in increasing income tai lections by about 2Va million dot lars a year   

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