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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 7, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for City Business and Industrial Crossroads in a Land of Plenty ASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE N I W S P A P E K THAT MAK1SALL NORTH I 0 W A N S NEIGHBORS VOL LXll PreM ud United FuU Wirea Seven a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 7 1956 Paper ConrisU ol Two SectionsSection No 154 Secretary Enroute to MidEast To Delay Tax Sift Report Work Load Is Blamed DES MOINES The Iowa Tax Study Committee has set back its target date for comple tion of its report on recommenda tions for overhauling the states tax structure from Sept 1 to Sept 15 Several months ago committee members tentatively pegged Sept 1 as the date it would finish its job Latest estimate as of the committee meeting earlier this week sets the report date as Sept 15 This appears to make it virtual ly certain that a special session of the Legislature to take up the committees recommenda t i o n s will not be convened before the Nov 6 general election Special Session Gov Leo Hoegh said months ago and has repeated since that he will call the special session soon after the committee reports Only the governor can call a spe cial session A 30day advance notice must be given The governor had indicated that the convening of the special ses sion probably would not be until after the general election even though at that time the re port was expected on Sept 1 The workload rather than the election is the reason for the de lay in the report date However of the eight legislators on the committee five are up for return to the Legislature two are hold o v e r senators and one is dropping out of the Legislature The other two of the 12 members of the committee are not legisla tors Members of the Legislature some state officials and others have observed that it would be better for members of the 1955 session to handle the committee report than to put it over to the 1957 session Tax Matters That is because the 1955 session spent considerable time discuss ing tax matters the members be came pretty familiar with the present setup and various pro posals were made for changes Thus it wouldnt be new to the present members to go into the committees proposals in a special session One of the results of the 1955 discussions was the creation of the study committee It began its work about a year ago Dozens of proposals have been made to the committee by organi zations groups and individuals This week the proposals were summarized There were 18 for increasing annual state revenue by about 75 to 80 million dollars There were 12 for increasing an nual revenue at the local level by about 32 million dollars There were five for decreasing annual state revenue by about 52 million dollars And there were three for decreasing annual revenue at the local level by about million dollars The committee has spent much of its time on state aid to public schools school financing proper ty taxes property tax exemp tions and agricultural land tax credits AP Wirephoto TEXAS plenty of room to grow in the 10gallon hat that Wayne Rock Corley is wearing but he doesnt seem to mind the bad fit The Fort Worth tot sailed from New York Saturday with his parents members of a rodeo which will tour Europe Man Slain in Clash Over 50Cent Debt Russelj 0 Taylor Waterloo Victim WATERLOO O Taylor 25 Waterloo was shot to death Friday night at a restau rant jiuring an argument about a 50cent debt police said He was dead on arrival at a hospital with a 32 caliber bullet wound in his chest A short time after the shooting John Moore 23 Waterloo walked into the police station and sur rendered He told officers the shooting occurred as he and Tay lor argued about the 50 cents Moore said he loaned Taylor 50 cents some time ago but it was not repaid He said Taylor main tained he had repaid the loan Police held Moore for further questioning Police Chief Harry Krieg said the gun was recovered He said Moore apparently didnt have a permit to carry the gun Taken in Breaking Two breakins were reported in Mason City Saturday morning but the loss was only A policeman on the beat at discovered the La James College of Beauty Culture 24 2nd had been entered The only loss apparent was in currency and change missing from a cash register The thieves broke a pane of glass in the door to unlock the inside bolt At another policeman found that Lunnings service sta tion at 1320 N Federal had been entered There was miss ing from a cash register there There was no evidence of forced entry and it appeared that a window had been left unlocked The beauty school had been locked at Friday the service station at 9 An ad vertising sign at the station which iiad been flashing when the offi cer passed at was un plugged when the breakin was discovered Former Clinton Woman Held for Suspicion of Murder Britain Pledges Support Plans Talks at Rome LONDON N Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold talked for more than an hour Sat urday wjth British Foreign Sec retary Selwyn Lloyd then off for Rome on his critical Mid dle East peace mission There was new shooting be tween Israelis and Egyptians Sat urday on the troubled Gaza fron tier as Hammarskjold arrived in London from New York But the secretary general after a talk of 75 minutes with Lloyd said he did not believe there was any special explanation for the latest flareups in the Gaza area Minor Incident It starts off with a minor inci dent and flares up in a way we know only too Hammar skjold told newsmen This is nat ural if you know how human be ings react but I dont think we should try to find some deeper political Informed sources said Lloyd as sured Hammarskjold of British support for tightening up the pres ent Palestine truce organization to prevent the small border skirmishes from exploding into fullscale war Hammarskjold said he does not Ltend to make any special appea to Israel or Egypt beyond the one already made by Maj Gen E L M Burns the Palestine truce chief for an immediate ceasefire along the demarcation line The secretary generals plane from New York bucked strong headwinds all the way across the Atlantic and arrived 354 hours late Warm Greeting Hammarskjold was given a warm greeting by Lloyd the secretary general planned only an hour stopover in London before going to Rome for preliminary talks with truce observers from Palestine Hammarskjold expects to spend a month in the Middle East sur veying the tensions and studying how to abate them The United States proposed the mission and the Security Council gave him the mandate Hammarskjolds departure from New York Friday night was de layed while a police bomb squad made what was described as routine check of the airliner New Troubles New troubles faced Hammar skjold as his mission started Fresh outbreaks along the Egypt ianheld Gaza strip are forced the truce supervisor Cana dian Maj Gen E L M Burns to postpone until Sunday his meet ing with Hammarskjold in Rome Israeli and Egyptian forces blazed away at each other again Saturday There were gun duels lasting up to four hours but ap parently no casualties An Israeli army spokesman said the Egyptians opened fire at Israeli outposts three times An Egyptian military spokes man in Cairo said it was the Is raelis who started up an ex change on the Damra sector northeast of Gaza at 4 He said automatic weapons were used and the Egyptians suffered no casualties in a four hour ex change LOS ANGELES former Clinton Iowa woman was booked early Saturday on suspicion of murder after telling police she killed her 4yearold daughter Detectives quoted Mrs Jean Elizabeth Shaw 35 as saying at one point I poisoned her and later I gassed Officers said the child Susan has been missing since Wednes day Detective Sgt C W Beckner and Detective L W Lane de scribed Mrs Shaw as incoherent and distraught and booked her at prison ward of General Hos pital They said she refused to say where the her body be Her former husband Prentice W Shaw 45 a Clinton attorney arrived here Friday by plane Of ficers quoted him as saying she had been mentally ill since Su sans birth and at one time was a patient in a midwest mental home Beckner and Lane said they were informed that after a di vorce last November Mrs Shaw came here with Susan and an other daughter Pamela 11 The three have been living in an apartment SUED FOR DIVORCE WEST PALM BEACH Fla UPI Sonja Henie ice skater and ac tress was sued for divorce here Friday by Winthrop Gardiner Palm Beach and New York so cialite SAME l SUck rifti meant Irnfflo death nmtt H hoait QUEEN AND THE Adams chief Presidential assistant and Barbara Lyman new cherry blossom queen pose after ceremonies at Washington D Friday night Adams spun the wheel of which stopped on state which Barbara represented Miss Lyman 18 will reign over the re mainder of the annual festivities at the capital COUNTY CONVENTION Kefauver Gets 19 Demo Delegates Cerro Gordo County Democrats Friday night picked 36 delegates to the state convention in Des Moines June 1 and pledged 19 of these delegates to vote for Estes Kefauver in the presidential race The delegates were instructed to give 13 of the remaining votes to Adlai Stevenson two to Averell Harriman and one each to Stuart Symington and G Mennen Soapy Williams The delegates were bound to the presidential candidates only through two ballots at the state convention After that they may Benson Raps Compromise on Farm Bill NotAcceptable in Present Form WASHINGTON of Agriculture Benson said after a White House conference Saturday the new farm bill is not accept able to him in its present form was no indication how ever that President Eisenhower had reached any final conclusions about the compromise measure drafted by a SenateHouse confer encecomtnittee swing their full support to candidate The instructions were given to r fl aelegales the state delegates by a vote of m ofStev the 75 delegates attending the and sald county convention The parley is the most formidable was held in the courtroom of the the Democrats can courthouse offer Voting Results George Wharam Lime Creek The voting by written ballot brought the segregation j showed the following results Estes Adlai Averell W Stuart G Mennen Thirtysix alternate delegates also were picked to the state con vention The votes will not be split Each regular delegate will have one vote Each of the 30 precincts in the county was al lowed one delegate The six pre cincts with the largest vote in the 1952 general election received an extra delegate Veteran political observers said the turnout at the convention was the largest since 1932 In the 1948 presidential convention three Democrats attended There were 210 delegates named to the county convention from pre cinct caucuses Candidates Introduced County chairman Robert Doug las who will head the delegation in Des Moines introduced sev eral candidates for office in the June primary These included J C Dickinson candidate for county supervisor from the first district Rex Westcott candi date for supervisor from the sec ond district to take office in William Pappas current county attorney and the only Democratic office holder in the county Leo George candidate For State Representative and William Me Arthur candidate for State Senator Several county candidates were not present at the convention Little discussion on thefarm jituation occurred from the floor although many farmers were present among the delegates Farm Depression McArthur who served in the owa Senate in the early thirties and is trying for that post again said farmers are currently in the middle of a depression He said about 300 I have decided to quit arming sales have been held around Mason City You might as well call them he said Before the presidential vote was taken several delegates spoke jssue mf0 the convention He said a good Democrat could not vote for men who want to circumvent the Supreme Court Ke fauver has supported the Supreme Court ruling of segregation in de fiance of some crats Nine Injured in TwoCar Crash West of Hampton the Lutheran Hospital Hampton minor injuries 45 Sioux her husband and three children snow caused the accident author ities said States 26 Delegates to GOP Parley Go to Ike DES MOINES 26 del egates to the Republican National convention will go to San Fran cisco in August backed by the ac tion of their state convention which endorsed President Eisen hower for a second term and handed Vice President Nixon a pat on the back The delegates were elected with out a contest and in a spirit of complete party harmony at the state meeting Friday Among resolutions adopted by the convention was one which de clared We heartily endorse the pro gram of the Eisenhower adminis tration and pledge our President continued support for a second term We likewise approve of the en thusiastic support and assistance which Vice President Nixon has afF6Tded the President and in particular in his outstanding suc cess on diplomatic missions to other nations of the Walter B Reno Des Moines a member of the resolutions com mittee said it is up to Eisenhower to choose his running mate but we felt we were complimenting Nixon Charles E Wittenmeyer Dav enport was named Iowa Repub Presidential Press Secretary James C Hagerty told reporters before the meeting broke up the President would not make up his mind on the bill until it had been sent to him for action The President had an hours meeting with Benson Asst Secre tary of Agriculture True D Morse and White House staff members Hagerty described it as an initial discussion of the measure completed Friday nighl by the SenateHouse conferees First Test House vote probably on Wednesday will provide the first test Both Sen Ellcnder DLa and Rep Cooley chairmen o the two houses agricultural com mittees predicted quick approva in Congress They put it up to Eisenhower on a takeitorleave it basis Ellender said Eisenhow er takes it or there is no farm southern Demobill this session But Cooley said he was little bit apprehensive tha House Republicans may try to force some changes before the measure goes to Eisenhower Soil Bank The bili would establish the soil bank Eisenhower asked to boost farmers income througl HATviPTmv i fedcral Payments while at the HAMPTONNme people are in same time avoiding overproduc tion But it also would require i i following a twocar crash five higher rigid price supports and miles west of here on Highway 3 other Provisions which both Ei at a m Saturday Mrs Fred Hartz was injured seriously and the others received senhower and Benson have fought Two of the five Senate confer ees refused to sign the agree ment Sens Aiken RVt and and Holland DFla said they ex pect a presidential veto of the and Mary Ann were omnibus bill unless the House or car that reportedly Senate orders its revision K was sideswiped by one driven by Herman Hook Parkersburg Other passengers in the Hook car were his wife and Mr and Mrs Dick Tellinghouisen Allison ii w Poor visibility due to blowing Saturday in Exercise Jackrab RABBIT CHASE MIDLAND Tex W Approxi mately 20 airmen from Webb AFB joined West Texas cowpokes an allday shooting aimed at reducing the rabbit population Strong Winds Help to Drop Mercury Warm Trend Seen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Strong northwesterly winds ranging from 25 to 40 miles an hour continued to pour cold Cana dian air into Iowa Saturday dropping temperatures and caus ing light snow or snow flurries over much of the state Dubuque reported an inch of snow on the ground Mason City and several other points had traces of snow The strong gusty winds were expected to continue during the C day giving an added bite to the chilJy temperatures Afternoon highs were not expected to climb past the 30s north or the lower 40s south Temperatures Saturday night will be about the same as Friday night when lows ranged from 23 at Spencer to 30 at Burling ton A warming trend is predicted for Sunday with afternoon tem peratures about 10 to 15 degrees warmer than Saturday AP Wirephoto Vladys law Gomulka Polish premier and strong man who was purged in 1949 for has been freed from jail at War saw He is the latest fallen Red leader to be retrieved from ignominy and rehabilitated in line with tlje new Soviet policy renouncing the Beria Gang of secret police Mud Slinging Estes Says of Stevenson NEWARK WVSen Estes Kefauver charged Friday that Ad lai E Stevenson had begun en gaging in mud slinging in the manner of a man who is des perate and that such a course will hurt the Democratic par Stevenson is not talking sense is simply talking the Tennessee Democratic presi dential aspirant told a news con fcrence during his opening cam paign tour for New Jerseys 3b Democratic convention votes He called the news conference at the Paterson City Hall after reading of Stevensons attack on him a Jacksonville Fla I didnt cry after I lost in the Democratic convention in he said I got out and worked to help Stevenson and the Demo cralic party Im sorry that Mr Stevenson feels he now must engage in muc he said Hes not in character in doing ican national committeeman by voice vote to succeed Robert K Joodwin Des Moines who re igned In the end there was no contest or this office either Warren Rees Anamosa who had been he only other candidate nomi nated the Davenport man The two have been close friends DelegatesatLarge Sixteen national convention del from each district were chosen without incident in the congressional district cau cuses and the convention unani mously elected the following dele gatesatlarge U S Sens B B Hickenlooper and Thomas E Martin Gov Leo Hoegh Anna Lomas Red Oak who had been reelected national committeewoman without opposi tion Wittenmeyer State Chair man Don Pierson Vice Chairman Enid Robinson Mrs Kenneth Evans Emerson Keith Richard son Jefferson and Ed Kelly Des Moines The delegates organized imme diately after the convention Hoegh was named chairman and Mrs Lomas vice chairman Pier son was made a special assistant to Hoegh Named Secretary Mrs Wendell Edson Storm Lake was elected secretary of the delegation and Curtis Yocum Chariton sergeantatarms The district caucuses and tha convention chose alternates for all of the delegates The alternates named for the delegatesatlarge are Mrs Pat Bain Des Moines Iowa Republican Workshop Hughes Bryant Mason City Iowa Republican Veterans League George Curtis Clinton manufac Newlin Viola attor ney Lawrence Oliver Des Moines Iowa Negro Republicans Howard Roach Plainfield Iowa Republican Farm Council Mar vin Smith Paullina farmer George Strayer Hudson farm council Miss Elizabeth Trei Sib ley former state committee mem ber and Mrs Martin Van Ooster hout Orange City wife of a fed eral judge The convention adopted resolu tions on agriculture labor and other subjects which will be for warded to the national convention Farm Plank The plank on agriculture said the farm problem is the result of the continuance of a wartime economy policy by previous ad ministrations in the face of peace time It urged adoption of the Eisen hower soil bank program and Hickenloopers amendment to the farm bill to increase corn acre age allotments this year It also advocated Adequate adaptable price sup ports crosscompliance on acre age allotments development of now markets stepped up foreign trade improved methods of dis tribution and research and ad vancing new uses of farm prod The labor plank said it is nec essary for our legislators to make a continuing study of our labor laws and pass such legislation as is beneficial to both labor and in Bandits Caught Cash Recovered FLINT Mich MFEl agents and Flint police Hushed a bandit rio from their oneroom hideout icre Saturday capturing two of them and recovering the grabbed in a daylight bank hold up Friday The FBI said Dave Felkers irmed with a nickel plated re volver was still at large in the area Police feared he may be mlding some neighborhood fam ly as hostage They made a house by house check The two bandits who were cap ured were identified as John Al kes and George Baliin both of Chicago TO SELL VACCINE MEXICO CITY tfThe Public Health Department says shots of Mexicanmanufactured Salk antipolio vaccine will go on gale to the public April 15 About The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy windy anci quite cool Saturday night snow flurries ending in evening lows 2326 Partly cloudy Sun day morning and increasing cloudiness with rain or snow likely in afternoon Diminished winds and warmer Sunday Highs Sunday 4653 Iowa Clearing and cool with diminishing winds Saturday night Sunday fair and warmer Low Saturday night 2328 north east 2833 southwest Minnesota Clearing warmer GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 Saturday Maximum Friday S7 Minimum Friday night 23 At 8 Saturday 25 Precipitation snow YEAR AGO Maximum 44 Minimum V   

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