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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 27, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited or the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPIR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LX1I Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 27 1956 This Paper Consists of Two Ona No 171 Russ Welcome MidEast Arms Ban TO SEEK REELECTION Nixon to Lead GOP Campaign FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Friday visualized Vice President Richard M Nixon as their chief barnstorming campaigner this fall They assigned Nixon that role as soon as he announced Thursday that he again wanted the number two spot on the Republican ticket Democrats saw Nixon in the same role They immediately began flailing him for campaign House Demos Again Switch Farm Plans which they felt were unfair in the past and would be in the future Barring some health setback for Eisenhower Nixons an nouncement seemed to leave only formalities for the GOPs August1 convention in San Francisco Sen Knowland of California Senate Republican leader said even the drafting of a platform ought not to present much of a problem It will be based on the Eisenhower administration rec he said Close Ranks Knowland said Nixons Compromise Bill Is Put Forward WASHINGTON UP House anDemocrats in a fast change of l nouncement clarifies the politi cal the party now can close ranks and direct at tention to gaining majorities in the Senate and the Nixons decision was announced after a White House conference with Eisenhower who relayed his reaction through an aide Nixon said he relied on his own and as sociates judg ment of what was best for the success of the President in his campaign for the con tinued success of the P r e s i dents adminisNIXON tration in He said he delayed announcing a decision because he had to weigh all the factors involved and reach a decision that would put the primary goal Not Unexpected Nixons decision was not unex pected although there bad been speculation that he might delay an announcement until summer I do not greet this news with any misery said Adlai E Stevenson in Miami where he is campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomina tion At Pittsburgh Estes Ke fauver who also seeks the Demo cratic nomination said he thinks pace Friday switched their affec tions from shortlived new farm subsidy proposals to iondollar farm bill twobii patterned the EisenhowerNixon ticket is as strong as the Repulicans could put up but I feel certain the Democrats will win in Novem after President Eisenhowers suggestions Less than 24 hours after pro posing it Democratic farm lead ers in the House Thursday night dumped plans to press for com pensatory payments to farmers in the form of cash subsidies in tended to bring farm prices to the level of SO per cent of parity In its stead they put forward plans to present a compromise farm bill containing Eisenhowers soil bank program and other non controversial provisions of the catchall measure vetoed two weeks ago by the President Cold Shoulder The switch latest in a series of confused maneuvers came after Republican farm belt mem bers and many Democratic House members turned a cold shoulder on cash subsidy pay ments to farmers Rep Cooley DNC said the de cision was reached in considera tion of Republican predictions of another Presidential veto How ever Rep Poage DTex said he planned to carry the fight to the floor of the House anyway Poage was the original sponsor of the subsidy proposal which called for cash subsidies equal to the difference between current price supports and 90 per cent of parity About RAIN GREETED WITH Smith who farms a mile east of Taylor Bridge and a neighbor Charles Bear cant help but smile Friday as they examine a clod of soil moistened by the overnight rain Nearly an inch fell in the Mason City area making once powdery fields ripe for planting Good Roads Group Backing Highway Legislation Maritime Measure Rejected House Group Cuts Outlay WASHINGTON admin istration request for to build three experimental mer chant ships including at atomic tanker was turned down Friday by the House Appropriations Committee The money had been included in the President Ei senhower sought to finance the Commerce Department and re lated agencies for the fiscal year starting July 1 The committee cut the overall request to a reduction of 000 In rejecting the request for the forerunner ship the committee noted that the House Merchant Marine Committee had questioned the authority of the Maritime Ad ministration to build the ships even if the money were provided Million More It chopped from the requested for mari time activities and 25 millions from the 800 millions asked for federalaid highway work How ever the 775 millions approved for the highway program is 35 millions more than Congress ap propriated for the current year The voted for mar itime activities is less than was provided this year Funds approved for maritime By ROBERT HOGAN be allocated for the important DES MOINES IDPA Theiinterstate system scheduled to Iowa Good Roads Assn is asking be the major network of four its members throughout the state to urge congressional support of the federal highway legislation now under consideration in Washi242000 The Weather Mason City Cloudy windy and colder through Friday night oc casional light snow or sncw flurries Low Friday night about 28 Cloudy windy continued cool Saturday high 4042 Iowa Mostly cloudy through Sat urday Scattered showers and thunderstorms east portion rain changing briefly to light snow northwest Friday night Considerably cooler with gusty northwesterly winds Friday night and Saturday Low Friday night 25 northwest 35 southeast Five Day Iowa Temperatures Friday through next Wednesday are expected to average 4 to 8 degrees below normal Normal highs 64 north to 68 south Nor mal lows 39 north to 44 south Much cooler Friday night and Saturday Somewhat warmer Monday Cooler again toward end of period Precipitation will be moderate to heavy averag ing onehalf inch to one inch occurring as rain east and possibly mixed with snow northwest Friday night and showers and thunderstorms about Monday Minnesota Light rain cloudy GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum Thursday 59 Minimum Thursday night 42 At 8 Friday 52 Precipitation 95 Inch YEAR AGO Maximum 72 Minimum 52 New Bill Cooley meanwhile prepared a bill for Agriculture Committee consideration Monday wrapping up a number of features of the vetoed farm bill including the Presidents soil bank It would authorize another bil lion dollars for disposal of farm surpluses and a corn price sup port program covering all corn farmers and would write into aw present price support levels established administratively by Sisenhowers order after his farm bill veto Rep Hope of Kansas senior Republican Committee on the termed Agriculture it a fair lane highways in the state and Iowa will have to match the amount with 10 per cent or ington In addition Iowa will receive on The IGRA reports The billthe matching basis a will mean a great deal to Iowas000 or primary roads toll highways on the interstate federal would be matched by in state funds on a 9010 matching basis Funds for other systems would be continued on a 5050 basis Although the measure now be fore congress does not propose reimbursement to the states which have built or are building roadbuilding program to the tune of during the next two Of that amount will House Approves Record Highway Construction Bill WASHINGTON House Friday approved a 13year 51M billion dollar highway con struction biggest in increased taxes on gasoline tires and trucks to fi nance it The program includes bil liondollars to construct a mile interstate network of super highways linking most state capi tals The House voted final approval of the measure after defeating spirited attempts to alter two con troversial features in the proviso for repaying utilities for costs of relocating out of the high ways right of way and another requiring highway contractors to pay prevailing wages The House sent the bill to the Senate for action OTO tion The IGRA which has made a thorough study of the federal highway measure reports it pro vides for in federal funds to be matched by in state funds for the various highway systems of the U S dur ing the period 19571969 The interstate fund of secondary roads and for urban highway construc Are You Planning to ONE YEAR TEN YEARS 30 YEARS Then youll want to read the new comprehensive Most of State Covered by Soaking Rain Soaking rains measuring more than an inch in some areas snapped a long dry spell over much of the state during the night but drought stricken southwest owa received little moisture Eastern Iowa received the heaviest rainfall with Clinton re xrting inch Maquoketa had and Cedar Rapids Decora h topped the North Iowa reports with inches North vood had Mason City 95 harles City 75 Marble Rock 66 and Shell Rock and Osage 60 Lightning accompanied the rain n most localities At Harlan a arn owned by the Harlan Auc include to convert two marinertype mer chant ships for the American President Lines and 40 million Security For You Facts on Social Security Retirement and Pensions Watch for it beginning next week network or paralleling interstate roads the bill declares it be the intent of congress to make re imbursements to states on suit able toll or free roads accepted for the interstate system and con structed after August 2 1947 and where they are completed or the contracts have been awarded for completion before June 30 1957 The U S Department of Com merce is directed to make a study of the effect of such reim bursement to the states and re quires the assistance of state highway departments and other interested agencies This report is to be made to Congress by Jan 2 1958 The proposed highway bill es tablished a trust fund into which will go the highway user taxes in the following amounts 100 per cent of taxes received after June 30 1956 from gasoline diesel fuel special motor fuels tread rubber truck and bus tax and floor stock 20 per cent of the tax received after June 30 1956 and before July 1 1957 from new trucks buses trucktrailers and 37 and onehalf per cent of the tire tax received after June 30 1956 and before July 1 1957 100 per cent of taxes received after June 30 1957 from tires and inner tubes Objections to the measure are chiefly centered around the wage AP Wirephoto HISS Hiss steps from his car Thursday night as he arrives for a speech at Princeton University After his discussion of two wartime highlevel conferences he left by a rear door of the audito rium Calm Prevails During Talk by Alger Hiss PRINCETON N J icted perjurer Alger Hiss ad dressed a group of Princeton Uni ersity students on foreign policy Thursday night in an atmosphere of classroom calm Hiss appearance on the campus was an orderly event in contrast to the controversy which arose when he was invited to Princeton by the Amurican WhigCliosophic B and K Heading Home Eden Plans Return Visit LONDON Communist leader Nikita Khrushchev insisted Friday that Moscow would wel come a ban on all shipments of arms to the explosive Middle East other nations were similarly pledged At the same time Premier Bul ganin announced Prime Minister Eden has accepted an invitation to visit the Soviet Union later this year Bulganin also made it clear the Russians expected Britain to take the lead improving Soviet re lations with the United States Khrushchev and Bulganin spoke at a mass farewell news confer ence shortly before they started homeward after a 10day round of conferences with Prime Minister Eden and a tour of Britain They described themselves as well sat isfied 500 Newsmen The two leaders agreed to an swer only written questions from the 500 newsmen crowding Cen tral Hall hard by the Houses of Parliament Tired but in obvious good hu mor Khrushchev deftly and jovi ally juggled words on Soviet in tentions in the Middle East the nuclear arms race prospects for iui isic iiiciciiiiiji IICCL replace ment program Fleet Obligations The committee said the 25 mil ion dollar cut in highway funds would not prevent liquidation o all obligations incurred last year For the Census Bureau the committee recommended lii mil lion dollars to start a census of governments one million for a national housing survey anc to prepare for 1958 cen suses of business transportation manufacturers and mineral indus tries The Civil Aeronautics Admin istration CAA was allotted a cut of GVfc millions Funds approved included 125 mil lions for operation and regula tion millions for air navi gation facilities and 30 million for airport grants The com mittee earmarked a large chun of CAA money for construction of 16 new radar group First Appearance It was Hiss first public appearance since he was released from a federal prison at Lewisburg in November 1955 where he served three years and eight months of a five year term for perjury Hiss was convicted in 1950 of charges he lied when he said he never stole government secrets for a Communist spy ring or gave them to former espionage courier Whittaker Chambers Hiss went to prison in 1951 The invitation to speak at Princeton was disclosed April 6 and protests immediately began to pour in Polite Applause The former State Department aides arrival was met with silence his speech received polite applause and he left by a rear door A crowd of some 300 students and 50 to 100 newsmen and cameramen greeted Hiss in silence when he arrived in a station wagon shortly before the scheduled start of his speech in 63yearold Whit Hall NONSTRATEGIC WASHINGTON UP Amon the nonstrategic goods which th United States freed Thursday fo trade with Russia were brassiere and bust Atom Spy Says Sister Was Needless WASHINGTON W Atom spy David Grcenglass whose testi mony helped to send his sister Ethel Rosenberg to the electric setting provision which would eschair for treason said Friday tabhsh wage rates much higherjshe needlessly martyred her ion Co was destroyed with at present and would give oss estimated at Severalltne U S Department of Labor arm animals also were lost Little of the moisture was evi dent around Mason City after lawn however as the powdery dry soil absorbed most of it within few hours The weather bureau said a severe line squall was forming Friday afternoon along a line 40 miles east of Mason City and 25 miles west of Cedar Rapids ex ending to Kirksville Mo Severe hunderstorms were expected near this line as it moved east this provision is opposed by the Iowa highway Plac ng of weight limits on trucks is drawing opposition and a third mportant controversial feature is the utilities relocation which now provides that such reim bursement may be made from federal funds SAME urisdiction self by refusing to confess Its hard to be called a rmir n over wage contracts derer b Greenglass told Dean HeJser of Iowa State College Dies of Cancer AMES M D Helser 66 student affairs director at Iowa State College is dead of cancer He was given an expen sive automobile last year by stu dents in honor of his 40 years of service to the college Since un dergoing surgery last winter he has been on limited duly the Senate Internal Security Sub committee But its a harder thing to de liberately martyr yourself for a completely erroneous idealistic cause That is the most hypocriti cal thing you can Greenglass was brought to the subcommittees public hearing by guards from a prison cell at the Federal Penitentiary at Lewis burg Pa He is serving a 15year sentence on his guilty plea to es pionage Greenglass was a key witness in the 1951 trial which convicted his sister and her husband Julius Rosenberg of treason for the theft of atomic secrets for a So viet spy ring They were exe cuted in 1953 still denying the charge After the trials said liis mother went to Ethel and urged her to tell the truth a top level Soviet visit to the United States and prospects for BritishSoviet trade His perform ance was watched by millions of Britons on television The Soviet Communist Party boss asserted Russia does not ship arms fo anyone and wa would like there to be no ship ments at He added I think we would answer wrongly if we were to say that we would not sell arms to states which urge us to do so and the reason for that is that shipments are being made by other coun tries Troubled Areas If it were possible to agree through the United Nations or otherwise that this would not place we would only welcome that and we would be prepared to take part in such an undertaking which would help bring about peaceful conditions in the troubled areas of the He spoke in answer to a ques tion whether Russia would use its influence on friendly govern ments to slow international arms race The West contends peace has been endangered in the Middle East by sales of arms in Egypt by Czechoslovakia While the Soviet leaders an nounced they were pleased with the results of their talks a pre pared statement read by Bulganin reflected dissatisfaction on such issues as disarmament and Brit ishSoviet trade Bulganin said in some places the talks struck underwater It is no good as they say fool ing the whitegoateed Premier said For the present the problem of disarmament is in a bad The Soviet leaders left the conference with smiles on their faces They departed at once by itrain for Portsmouth to board tha Soviet cruiser Ordzhonikidze for the trip home ETHEL ROSENBERG He said his mother told Mrs Ros enberg David is not lying Think of your My sister said Youre not my Greenglass continued Leave me I dont want to have anything to do with you Yeure as bad as Bond Issue Passed at Nora Springs NORA of the Nora Springs Community School District Thursday approved a school bond issue by a narrow 62 per cent majority The vote was 542 for the measure and 332 against it Sixty per cent is required for approval The proposal was defeated by a slim margin on Feb 16 The issue then lacked about 30 votes of having the necessary 60 per cent of affirmative ballots The bond issue will be used to build and equip a new high school building This means a four milt tax will be levied on the assessed valuation of the school district   

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