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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 20, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowos Doily Newspaper Edited far to MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE N I W S P A P I ft THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS HI I G M I 0 t S HOME EDITION VOL LXI AmeiaUd PnM United fnu full tttM MASON CITY IOWA WIDNf SDAY APRIL M IMS TbU ConsliU of Two Afosf Help for 15 Asian Nations Billion in Aid Plan TURBOPROP TEST Boeing turboprop YC97J on its first test flight Tuesday at Seattle under half again as much power as previous models Each of the Pratt Whitney T34 engines which utilize turbines to turn the propellers develop with of piston engines on other models Chou Causes Postponement Meeting on Formosa Crisis Tactics Twice Halted Work of Committee BANDUNG Indonesia nese Communist Premier ChoulSn Lai Wednesday forced a postpone ment of an eightnation meeting called to seek an end to the For mosa crisis that threatens war in the Far East The Colombo powers India Burma Pakistan Ceylonand In donesia announced an indefinite postponement after Chous tactics twice halted work of the Afro Asian conferences vital political committee Rejects Definition First Chou refused to accept the United Nations definition of hu man rights in a scheduled dis cussion of that topic and the con ference was forced to set up a sub committee to work out another del inition Then he brought up a technical point of procedure in the parlia mentary arrangements for the po litical committee He relented later on this point but not on the first Some conference quarters be lieved the momentous Formosa talks were delayed because Com munist China did not want to dis cuss specific issues but one chief delegate said it was only a case of Communist The afternoon session of the po litical committee was delayed past its starting time while Chou held talks with V K Krisihna Menon Indias representative in the United Nations No Explanation There was no explanation of the talks which came at a tense mo ment of the conference with the Formosan crisis still up in the air but speculation was India was try ing to get the talks started With the Formosan crisis tem porarily sidetracked the five Co lombo powers invited Communist China and Turkey to help solve the current crisis in the Middle East between the Arab states and Israel The human rights discussions in cluded the subject of Palestine and Arab states were seeking to win passage of a resolution con demning Israel for aggression and genocide or extermination of a ra cial group A number of Asian na tions was reported opposed 4 States Shrouded by New Dust Storm AMARILLO Tex Ml A soil damaging dust storm one of the seasons worst in some sections of the Southwest shrouded parts of four states Wednesday Dust from one of eastern Colo rados worst dusters of the year hung over parts of Texas Okla homa Kansas western Mis souri E Germans Cut Power Supplies BERLIN Ger man Wednesday suspended electric power lies to West Berlin but the move had no immediate effect on the free part of the city West Berlin built up its own generating plant after the 194849 blockade and West Berlin Mayor Otto Suhr warned of such a step two weeks ago as another politi cal move against the West The East Germans cut off West Berlins power supplies on grounds the lines from Hamburg in the Western zone needed Deny Apology to McCarthy WASHINGTON WVSen Watkins RUtah Wednesday said a tax refund check produced by Sen McCarthy in no way clears the Wisconsin Republican of im proper conduct charges voted by the Senate The Wisconsin senator said the Watkins Committee and an elec tions subcommittee which raised questions about his financial af fairs in 195152 owe an apology not to me but to the American Watkins chairman of a special committee that r e c ommended censure of Mc C a r t h y last year comment ed in a hand written state ment to a re porter No apologies are in order from the Senate commit tees or the Sen ate And as far WATKINS is I am concerned none will be McCarthys completely dishon est blast was aimed too at the elections subcommittee headed at irst by former Sen Gillette D lowa and later by Sen Hennings Gillette said most of the inquiry nto McCarthys tax affairs came after he left the subcommittee and he added it is a closed chap cr as far as I am lowan Gets 5 Years for Death of Woman LINCOLN Neb E Uintun 32 Davenport Iowa has been sentenced to five years in the Nebraska penitentiary upon his conviction of manslaughter Min tun was convicted March 22 in the death of Mrs Rcfiina Ilovland 22 Lincoln waitress last Nov 13 Strong Winds Damage Five State Farms SIOUX CITY UP High wind hit northwest Iowa late Tuesdaj and damaged at least five farms in the Sioux City and Spencer areas No one was injured It was the second straight nigh1 of wind damage in the state Mon day night a tornado damaged four farms in the Maquoketa area o northeast Iowa Strong Winds The strong winds came after heavy rains and thunderstorms moved through the state dropping inches at Davenport a Sigourney and at North Eng lish Merle D Venzke 29 Washington County farmer was killed bj ightning Tuesday on his farm four miles south of WeUman The ightning knocked Venzkes father unconscious and frightened a dog so it bit the elder Venzke Alex Knott Sioux City farmer said an apparent tornado smashed a dairy bam on his farm and he was unable to find 12 of the 51 folstein cows in the barn Although Cnott called the storm an apparenl ornado the Des Moines Weather Jureau said it was unable to con firm a tornado hit the area Power Lines Four farms in the Spencer area vere damaged by the storm and power lines were blown down The wind ripped an enclosed jack porch and the front porch rom Jim Hellers farm home near Spencer However he and his wife and their three children escaped injury The Frank Wright E E Sleeker and John Miller farms also were latnaged 31 Orders of Fried Chicken Follow 77 Burgers for Champ DETROIT Yazdzik Vednesday put away 31 orders of ried chicken to claim the worlds itle for chickeneating Yazdzik who set a new ham burger consumption mark of 77 3nly Tuesday had hoped to eat 40 rders of chicken to put his record urthcr out of reach But I started getting a little he said The Pennsylvania coal miner be an his mammoth eating job at lichards DriveIn at CST and gulped down his last mouthful at Ho drank more than a dozen bottles of milk and cola during his eating mara thon Ike Paints Bright Future for Europe AUGUSTA Ga Eisenhower Wednesday asked Congress for to fight Communism around the most of it to meet the immediate threats to world security and stability now centered in In a special message to the lawmakers from his vacation head quarters the President said the preponderance of the total he re quested would go for military and economic bolstering of the vast arc of free But he did not say just how much is being ear for that area which in eludes such critical trouble spots as Formosa and Viet Nam Harold E stassenj chief the Foreign Operations Administra tion told a news conference last month that of the overall amount for the fiscal year starting July 1 twothirds of the A I AkK jiuie RIIW UIMJ IT1VSI C Polio Vaccine Hope to Broaden Free Distribution DES MOINES Wl The Iowa State Health Department may ac immediately to seek from the Leg islature an appropriation of per haps half a million dollars for ad ditional Salk polio vaccine The money would be used to bus vaccine for distribution to Iowa youngsters not included in th free vaccination program The vaccine would be distributee to Iowa physicians at cost under State Health Department plan designed to achieve two results 1 To see that those who ough jo have the vaccine first get r first 2 To provide a safeguard against the possibility of black market dealings in the vaccine Not Socialized State Health Commissioner Ed mund G Zimmerer said the plan jeing considered is in no sense a type of socialized medicine bu rather a the public in for orderly distri jution of the resources for com batting a In Des Moines Zimmerer Hoegh about the vaccine propos al As arrangements now stand Iowa first and second grade schoo pupils will get their first two shots of polio vaccine paid for by the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis This program now is not scheduled to begin until at least the week of May 2 and even that date is tentative Going to South The reason for the delay Dr ammerer said is that first ship ments of the foundations vaccine are going to the South Iowa has een allocated enough free vaccine o vaccinate first and sec md graders A similar amount is expected to je available through commercial ihannels Dr Zimmerer said that if the Itate Health Department could be iven a special appropriation it might buy up and distribute all ommercial supplies at cost to make sure these were used where most needed At the same time fie special state fund would thus e reimbursed FOR SOOTH AND GADZOOKS ATLANTA Ga UP Thieves iroke into a Greek Orthodox hurch here Tuesday and stole a ypewriter that will write nothing ut Greek letters police reported total would be set aside for 15 Asian nations The President said Wednesday that of the total is for military assist ance and direct forces for uniforms and shoes for in stance He asked for in economic assistance and for defense support which serves both economic anc defense purposes by supplementing the efforts of countries particu larly in Asia carrying out defen sive measures beyond their curreni financial Bright Picture Calling the mutual security pro gram an indispensable part of a realistic and enlightened nationa the Chief Executive gave Congress an encouraging picture of progress in Europe towarc thwarting Communist aggression as a result in part of American assistance He proposed no new economic help for original Mar snail Plan nations of Europe The immediate threats to worlc security and stability are now cen tered in Eisenhower de clared The preponderance of funds requested of the Congress will be used to meet the threat there Within the vast arc of free Asia which extends from the Re public of Korea and Japan to the Middle East 770 million people onethird of the worlds population reside Some of them are citizens of newly independent states Some have been engaged in recent war against the Communists All are Large The President said that because of the continuing threat of aggres sion subversion in a arge share of theAinds requested or military assistance and related help is to build and maintain the defensive forces of our allies He added This includes the substantial costs of maintaining and improv ing the defenses of the Nationalist government of China in Formosa and provides for military equip ment and supplies for That statement of continuing help for Chiang Kaishek served o underscore the announcement at Eisenhowers vacation headquar Ap Wlrephoto NO DIVORCE FOR 90 DAYS Edmund Purdom new Hollywood film star from England walks past his estranged wife Tita in a Los Angeles courtroom where attempts were made Tuesday to reconcile them Purdom whose name has been linked with Linda Christian agreed to suspend his divorce action for 90 days Miss Christian Tuesday also filed papers against her husband Tyrone Power APPROVED Big Money Bills Ready in House DES MOINES House Appropriations Committee recom mended Wednesday an annual appropriation of to operate 2 Houses to Confer on Taxes Sales Tax OKd the 50 state departments and agencies DES MOINES UP appeared virtually certain Wednesday that any major tax increase bill passed by the Legislature in this session will be threshed out by a confer ence committee of the two houses The Senate Tuesday refused to go along with a Housepassed om libus income tax bill which would lave boosted the individual income ax from 75 to 80 per cent and would have produced an estimated million dollars in additional revenue By a narrow 2524 vote the Sen ate after a daylong debate adopt ed an amendment which substi tuted for the income tax proposal a 2Vi per cent temporary increase in the state sales tax It would be effective for only the next two fiscal years and would produce an estimated 12V4 million dollars per year more revenue for the gen eral fund Returned to House Then the Senate passed the amended bill 2622 and returned it to the House Acrid debate broke out over the Senate procedure which Sen Lu cas sponsor of the amendment said was designed to force the tax increase measure into a con ference committee He said he felt letting a conference commit tee draw a bill acceptable to both houses would provide a vehicle whereby we can close the session much sooner than Sen OMalley DDes Moines declared the procedure was tom foolery and added We are asked to vote on a bill I have no faith in and the spon sors apparently have no faith in either And then we are supposed to rely on the good graces of the fellows in the House not to accept I think we ought to get down The tentative figure at the time the committee completed work on to business and actually consider Kill innwAM nf tTO I CP ID Pn TY1A tlUV Kill the bill represents an increase of a year over present appro priations The tentative total is under what Gov Leo Hoegh had recommended per year The committee also brought out another bill to appropriate for capital improvements in the next biennium at State Board Education institutions This to tal compares with appro priated two years ago Gov Hoegh Leadership of Goode Blasted DES MOINES e p Goode had recommended The departmental bill includes the House income tax Dark Cloud Sen Watson RCouncil Bluffs said the measure if it became law would place the people in the bor der counties under a dark cloud of And Sen McManus DKeokuk declared he felt he was getting my initiation in absurdity I cant proposed salary increase of a year each for the governor members of the Executive Coun cil and the attorney general These 5500Isee the sense in voting for some thing we dont intend to become majority partyjboosts would make the governors loor leader in the House is the salary council members target of several firstterm and the attorney general S8r500 A new feature of the bill sets ers here Sunday that the Chinese tommunists are engaged in an ex ensive buildup of Red airpower ipposite Formosa In asking for a total of in mutual security funds the President did not provide a nationbynation break down on iroposed distribution Some 40odd would share in the pro gram News in Brief WASHINGTON Defense Department announced Wednes day that Adm Arthur W Radford and Asst Secretary of State Walter Robertson are flying to Formosa immediately in view of the tense situation which continues in the The Pentagon state ment said the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the State De partments Asian expert will consult with officials of the Nationalist government SAIGON Indochina paratroops Wednesday fought a rebel commando unit in a running street battle that sprayed a crowded passenger bus with tommygun bullets First reports said one Vietnamese was killed and two wounded aboard the bus which ran into a crossfire during the second bloody outbreak in two days in this crisisridden city CHICAGO UP Walter Pernal is the police departments favorite kind of burglar In trying to loot an apartment Pernal climbed nn outside stairway in daylight smashed a window with such a resounding crash and made so much noise that an upstairs tenant phoned police He drank so much liquor in the apartment he was helpless to resist arrest TAIPEI Formosa China has 800 of them the Fukien and Chekiang Coast across the strait from Formosa the China News said Wednesday members on the grounds of lack of leadership Rep Milroy RVinton said Tuesday the Republican Party has been without effective leader ship in the He continued A lot of timeconsuming battles we have out on the House floor jerhaps could have been avoided f we could have held a caucus We could have threshed out the prob ems in a House Republicans have not cau cused for a long time in this ses ion if at all Among other firstterm Republi can members who joined Milroy in commenting on t h e situation were Reps Dillon Columbus Junc tion Johns Toledo and Harbor Henderson Skeletons Found in Britt Gravel Pit of two young Indian men believed to be many years old Tuesday were found in a gravel pit on the Walter Thomp son farm west of here Kenneth Boughton Hancock County Coroner who investigated up a expense fund for the governors office The breakdown on the Board of Education capital improvements fund showed these proposed amounts for the various institu tions State University of Iowa 000 which does not include any thing for a proposed television set up at the University Iowa State College Iowa State Teachers College Iowa School for the Deaf 000 Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School State Sanitarium Oakdale 750 The comparative figures state departments showing first he amounts proposed next the amounts the departments are get ting now and then the amounts recommended by the governor all on an annual basis include Agriculture and District Courts 000 As passed by the Senate the sales tax increase would not apply to purchases of new motor vehi cles house trailers or accessories The exemption was voted on mo tion of Sen Watson who said pur chasers of new automobiles now pay about S300 in taxes before they ever drive them a Another proposed amendment which would have transformed the bill into a county option liquorby thedrink measure was ruled not germane to the bill by a 2920 vote Not Proper Sen Vest RSac City argued that it was not proper because the public policy of the state is against liquor by the drink It seems to me this amendment is on the horns of a Vest declared If it is for the pur pose primarily of raising revenue it cant be germane because it rum headon into the question of public policy which is against liquor by the drink And if its primary pur pose is to change the publicpolicy then it isnt a revenue measure and cant be germane to a revenue said feet the bones below the were found surface of two the ground He said Thompson found several bones while digging in the morning and then found the re mainder of the skeletons a few hours later Boughton said he would ship the remains to the University of Iowa National 000 and Board of Public Instruction and Safety Department and Tax Commission and Conservation 000 and for analysis A number of arrowheads shells were found with the bones the the Sen Watson argued for amendment declaring All states around Iowa raise much of their revenue by taxing alcoholic beverages served by the drink Thats where the taxes should be instead of on the bread and butter and milk our children eat and Health Department and and Boy Drowns in Cistern at Grandfathers Home SIOUX CITY W Dennis Lee Barker 3 drowned Tuesday in a cistern which his grandfather said tie was planning to have pumped out and sealed Police said the boy apparently foil through a wooden cover on the cistern when a rotten board broke SAME DATEW41M WhlU flat no traffic death IB 14 All AbouL The Weather Mason City Fair cooler Iowa Fair warm Minnesota Clearing warm Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 a m Wed nesday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Prec YEAR AGO Maximum 62 Minimum 46 WAftM   

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