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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 7, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NEIGHBORS HOME Seven Ceau a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 7 IMS Tbia Paper Consists of Two No 231 Ike Said Willing to Compromise on Some Legislation By JACK BELL A f its days major bills for action reserve atomic ship foreign aid and some kind Compulsory Reserve Hit by Russell Senator Questions Plans Propriety By JOHN W FINNEY WASHINGTON Rich ard B Russell sharply questioned Thursday the propriety or the equity of the administrations plan to impose a compulsory re serve obligation on veterans Russell chairman of the Senate and roadbuilding housing measures The President was represented as giving high priority in confer ences with GOP leaders to schoo construction minimum wage polio vaccine and Upper Colorado de velopment measures But he ap parently was not insisting on their consideration if that would delaj adjournment unduly Highway Bill Eisenhower was said to have in dicated he would be willing to ac cept a compromise highway bill which was selffinancing He pro posed originally that a separate agency be set up to issue bonds not chargeable to the federal debt to finance the federal contribution a 10year interstate road build ing program The Senate rejected this plan in passing a bill by Sen Gore D Tenn which would sharply in crease federal contributions on all types of roads These props of the administrations mil itary reserve program The Georgia Democrat raised his challenge to the administrations plan as the committee opened hear ings in an attempt to push some reserve plan through the Senate before congressional adjournment increases f current Gore bill Russian Plane Incident Offer FLOOD was one of several washouts on the Rock Island and Union Pacific tracks near Wathena five miles west of St Joseph when the Peters Creek watershed received upwards to four inches of rain Wednesday Near the bridge left is the top of a 1955 pickup truck washed out of the driveway of a cider mill a half mile upstream The entire mill was carried away appropriations but the made no provision for boosting revenues The House Public Works Com mittee Wednesday directed a nine member subcommittee to draft a compromise bill The group will be headed by Rep Fallon who has proposed a onecenta The committee scheduled onlySallon increase in federal gasoline three days of hearings with thejtaxes and a boost in some other goal of reporting out a to pay for expanded high bill for Senate action in 10 days Leadoff witnesses on the first day of hearings were representatives of educational scientific technical arid labor groups The administra tion is scheduled to present its case for the reserve plan Monday Russells opening statement was an indication that the administra tions plan already approved in modified form by the House may be in for substantial overhauling in the Senate committee Under the administrations plan to strengthen the reserves service men would have a compulsory re serve training obligation following active duty Under the Houseap proved version it would be a total of five years of active and reserve duty To build up a corps of reserv ists without previous active duty the administration also and the House approved in modi fied up to youths annually be given six months mili tary training followed by years reserve duty way construction Gore Suggestion Gore also has suggested a one cent rise in the gas tax as a means of raising money for steppedup highway construction work Eisenhower recommended au thority to construct public housing units in each of the next two years The Senate voted to iraake the figure a year for four years A bill jibing with Ei senhowers recommendations on this point has struck a snag in the House Rules Committee Too Late Now But You Could HAVE BEEN RICH NEW YORK Its too late now but you might like to know youd be a very rich individual if you had invested in General Motors when it was first organized in 1908 The stock went up to a share Wednesday following the announcement that the shares will be split threeforone That sent the statisticians to their files to see what history showed That in 1908 would have purchased 10 shares of stock in what was then known as the General Motors Co of New Jersey It became General Motors a Delaware corporation in 1916 Today after taking into consideration stock splits and stock divi dends over the years those 10 shares would have become shares And at Wednesdays closing price of a share theyd be worth You would have received a comfortable sum In dividends and the sale of rights to subscribe to additional shares The total up to the present IN WALLA WALLA Tornado and Thunderstorm Warning Out UP The No Disruption of Power to Be Allowed DES MOINES Gov Leo Hoegh said Thursday through his office that under no circum stances would the state permit disruption of public service as a ls Weather Bureau issued the following special bulletin Thursday Widely scattered thunderstorms with an isolat ed tornado or two are expect ed in an area along and 50 miles either side of a line Unarmed Guards Search Cellblock at State Prison WALLA WALLA Wash UVEight unarmed guards marched into Stevenson Attacks Ike School Aid CHICAGO tfi Adlai Stevenson says President Eisenhower prom ised the American school system some prompt effective help 2Vi Freighter Sails With Clay Cargo Sheboygan Mob Violence Ends SHEBOYGAN Wis cargo of clay that sparked mob reaction into violence in a 15month old Kohler Co strike left Wednesday night aboard a foreign freighter sailing under sealed orders The M S Fossum is under the command of Capt F Svensen who told newsmen he sailed under sealed He said he did not know his destination The ship is out of Skien Norway Kohler Co announced earlier it would not try to unload the vessel HaW of Damages to Be Paid by Reds in Alaskan Shooting By Our Wire Services United States Thursday accepted Russias offer to pay half the damages for the Navy patrol plane shot down by Soviet fighters off Alaska June 23 The offer had been made verbally at San Francisco two weeks ago by Soviet Foreign Minister V M Molotov in direct talks with Secretary of State John Dulles This government accepted in a note delivered in Moscow Thurs day com it to years done The 1952 Democratic Loss of the shipment the pany said would not force close About 100 persons watched the ship depart The same dock 24 hours earlier was filled with a milling crowd estimated to in clude persons at times The In the note the United States again insisted that the Navy plane at no time invaded Soviet air ter ritory and that it acted throughout in a correct and blameless man Soviet Regrets In accepting Russias offer the United States said it was taking into account Soviet expressions of regret and the fact that Russia issued orders to its military au thorities to refrain from any fu ture action of this The government of the United States is prepared for the reasons herein mentioned to re gard the Soviet memorandum as1 providing an acceptable basis for the disposal of this particular in Seven of the 11 crewmen aboard the Navy plane were injured when the crippled craft crashed and Pravda in Deadlock Charge Against West on Buffer Zone LONDON UP The official newspaper of the Soviet Commu nist Party charged Thursday that the West is attempting to dead lock Four the toplevel conference in Geneva Big advance by but nothing has been mob beat up a nonstriking worker broke windows in the home of another nonstriker and nominee attacked Eisenhowers tipped over his car threw rocks program of school aid in a speech jat an auto carrying a company Wednesday night to tie National official and damaged Education Assn Soviet fighter planes Stevenson quoted President Ei senhower as saying just after he assumed office Our school system demands unloading equipment bound for the dock some prompt effective Instead of prompt effective help Stevenson added we await a conference on education to be the White House next fall Now a conference is fine and it will dramatize the great signifi cance of our educational system The plumbing ware firm located in the nearby village of Kohler has been the scene of a strike by local 833 of the UAWCIO since April 5 1954 Paramount issue is union security A National Labor Relation Board hearing into un labor practice charges against is in recess until the company July 20 The trouble tiie Fossum with clay con on St Lawrence Island Bering Sea after one of its had been shot out by the proposing that Communist East Germany be demilitarized The Soviet newspaper Pravda denounced as a rotten commod ity the suggestion that East Ger nimany might be made a buffer zone H between the East and West This has been widely reported as one possibility amonga number The plane did not return proposals on Germany which jviet fire jthe West may make at Geneva Hints Mistake j Why Advertised The Russian government admit Why is this obviously rotten ted that the incident could have commodity so widely advertised been the result of a But it insisted that the U S plane was over Russian waters It Pravda asked The Soviet publication said East Germany fered nevertheless to pay 50 per vfas being proposed at the same cent of the damages the West was condoning West The Navy has estimated the cost of the plane alone minus equip German rearmamem Pravda warned that the Big Four broke out Tuesday and its critical deficiencies But t seems to be a pitifully to from Fowley quate excuse for years of doing absolutely nothing about Americas 1 domestic need schools and Stevenson referred to the White House conference on education Cellblock Six Thursday to begin a wing by wing search of the State j slated for this meetin of Penitentiary for weapons prisoners may have hidden during a two s day revolt The guards were under orders to England docked and the firm tried to move a derrick alongside to un load it ment at about million How summit meeting will fail if the much more the total bill might amount to has not been disclosed In accepting Russias offer the West persists in such tactics and said No progress can be made SURRENDER SAIGON Indochina UP The some educators of various Vietnamese high command report creeds races occupations and geoled Thursday that the national army secure each cellblock move graphical locations who will make has killed or accepted the sur lnto the yard and report back to the prison administraj recommendations on school prob tion building Prison officials said the plan was hajf to herd the prisons more than 00 inmates into the yard lock severe prison and its in mates v f Arthur Hawman Walla Walla f S announced ne would prosecute the ringlead ers under a new state law lems render of Eoa Hao sect rebels in the past two days State Department expressed hope the Soviet government will in j toward uniting Germany if Western Germany is converted into a mfli her deed in the future take all necestarT state threatening by sary measures to avoid repetition armed forces the security of her of this and like Monitored in London individually 3040 Rifles result of the current strike at the Iowa Power and Light Co The governor who is vacation Ing in Colorado with his family was keeping in close touch with his office on the strike situation He said he hoped the company and union would reach an agree ment soon Adequate power and light serv ice is essential for the welfare of Iowa the governor said and the state is ready to use the from a point 40 miles west southwest of Norfolk Neb to a point 40 miles west southwest of Mason City dur ing the period 5 to mid night For the affected area the northwest portion of the state from Kossuth Hum boldt and Webster counties to the western border and also Monona and Crawford coun ties Chance of heavy rain in af fected area PRACTICALLY SAME OSLO and Paradise had practically the same temper ature Thursday The cities of Hell facilities at its command to mamnear Trondheim and Paradise rf nearr Bergen both recorded fortable readings near 50 degrees tain service if such should become necessary Guard Promotions Are Announced DES iMOlNES WVPromotions of National Guard officers announced Wednesday by Lt Col J F Miller adjutant general of the 34th Divi sion included Lt Col Fred W Tinker Sioux City Capt Charles E Lynch Sioux City 1st Lt Raymond V Shawstad Iowa Falls 1st Lt Mel vin R Freese Muscatine 1st Lt Dean C Wilson Webster City 1st Lt Richard D Roark Mason City 1st Lt Lynn R Roskam George Capt Quentin L Annan Sidney Capt Robert W Nymand Atlan tic i rAII About The Weather City Partly cloudy Iowa Partly cloudy Minnesota Partly cloudy HUMID Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Thurs day Maximum 80 Minimum 68 At 8 78 Prec 02 JYEAR AGO Maximum 96 Minimum 66 Thirtyeight state patrolmen each carrying a 3030 rifle backed up by armed guards lined walls of the institution surrounding the yard as the search got under way The State Patrol detail was in charge of Lt Charles Hall who said his orders were to act only in case the wall is The first guards entered the cell block more than two hours after the 5 a m deadline set by prison officials and revolt leaders to re gain control of the institution Many guards at first had balked at entering the buidling without an armed task force preceding them to protect against violence Search Begins The eight guards who began the search of Cellblock Six were un armed however Prison authori ties said this was to demonstrate to the inmates every effort was being made to avert trouble Guards began their holdout late Wednesday night after a check showed only a couple of dozen weapons possibly a thiid of those relieved to be in the hands of the convicts had been turned in The guards then announced they had no stomach for the task of conducting an unarmed celltocell search while the mean and tough risoners remained in the cell locks they took control of at a m Tuesday Demand Assistance They demanded that state pa rolmen and national guard troops assist them and that the prisoners e ordered out on the compound Warden Lawrence Delmore scoffed at their fears Nine hostages held by the pris oners were released when Dr Thomas Harris state director of institutions signed a nine point agreement with five of the 33 Hawman said he would ignore promises by Dr Harris that len iency would be sought for the re volt leaders and bring them into court just as soon as we obtain all the The leniency promise was one of the nine points agreed to by the state official toughs who staged the original re volt which eventually embraced House Votes for Minimum Wage Boost WASHINGTON House Labor Committee Thursday voted 219 to boost the federal minimum wage from 75 cents to an hour next March 1 The committee defeated by a 15 15 tie vote a Republican proposal o put the minimum wage level at 90 cents the figure requested by President Eisenhower The President only Wednesday placed minimum wage legislation near the top of his list of things he would like Congress to com plete before adjournment planned now for July 30 and reiterated his support for the 90 cent figure Gas Rate Dispute Under Advisement FORT DODGE UP District Judge Harvey Uhlenhopp Thursday had under advisement the gas rate dispute between the city of Fort Dodge and IowaIllinois Gas and Electric Co The sixmonth trial ended Wed nesday The case involves the utilitys fight for higher natural gas rates in Fort Dodge and its suburbs Iowa Car Dealers in Top Sales DES MOINES dealers sold nearly 34Vi million dollars worth of new motor vehicles and the deliberations be carried Pravdas commentary on the i fourpower talks was broadcasted i by Radio Moscow and monitored in London It was indicated here that the Western powers are prepared to compromise on Russias insistence on dn extended Big Four confer ence at Geneva While the Western Big Three will oppose an extension of the of governments recommend that on July chiefs talks they will further by the Big Four foreign ministers if such talks promise to be fruitful informed sources said trailers in May the State Tax Commission reported Thursday This represented a gain of nearly 6Mz million dollars in vol ume over the same month last year The application of the 2 per cent use tax to such transactions brought in in May of this year and in the samej month last year On July 1 this year the use tax went up to 2Vi per cent except on new motor vej hides and trailers Thirteen of the 99 counties in the WASHINGTON tfVSecretary of state collected more than j Labor Mitchell told a news confer each in use taxes on sales of new Thursday that employment motor vehicles and trailers last I in June to a new high May Usually only about half aj At the same time Mitchell said dozen of the most populous J11116 employment figures to ties collect more than released in detail Friday will The 13 counties and their salesishow a smaller than seasonal volumes in May w ere Black rise in Employment at New High Says Mitchell Hawk Clinton Cerro Gordo Du buque Linn Marshall Polk 233 P o 11 a w attaniie Scott Story Wapello Webster 182 and Woodbury BULLETINS This he said will result in a seasonally adjusted unemployment level which would be the lowest in one and onehalf years It seems to me added that we can Mitchell expect in creased employment and declining unemployment in the fall This j should be the best year in history for American DAMAGED STEEPLE REPLACED A newsiESot steeple was hoisted to the top of historic old North Church in Boston Wednesday less than a year after it was wrecked by hurricane Carol It was the second restoration in the landmarks 215year history The windows from which the warning lanterns flashed their signals to Paul Revere to announce the coming of the British in 1775 were saved and with other ancient woodwork are being built back into the restored steeple Wednesday IOWAN NAMED KANSAS CITY The appoint WASHINGTON Congress mefit of Robert S Dunham a na foreisn aid bill Thursday and sent it to JFord was announced here President Eisenhower The Senate acted first by voice vote and about an hour later the House followed suit with 262 120 roll call DES MOINES UftSoviet Rus sias farm delegation now is not expected in Iowa until July 17 Originally the group had been ex pected to arrive a day or rwo SAME   

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