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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 19, 1956, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited ior the Home M City Modern Community With OldFashioned Hospitality Contributed by Pearl Marion Garrison Rr 1 Hampton LSON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THl NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Associated Press ami United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 19 1956 This Paper Consists of Two One No Nick e ant Report Prompts sh Outline Highway Formula Road Group in Report DES MOINES new road use tax distribution formula and early construction o at least one north south four lane highway across Iowa were urged Tuesday in a report of the Policy Commit tee of the Iowa Good Roads Assn The associations board of di rectors submitted the report to a special membership meeting at tended by members of the State Highway Commission legislators and others The report also urges that al sources of highway revenue now in effect be continued at present rates Distribution of road use taxes is recommended as 42 per cent to the AP Wlrepliuto primary road fund 44 per DRy Seil looks from his dock at Sugar Lake in droughtstricken seonlaiZ northwest Missouri as the lakes water line continues to recede from his row of cabins He fished from the dock all last summer One town in the area Bethany has received only 5 inches of rain in an 8month period in which it normally gets 27 and 14 per cent to cities and tosvns This would be a change from the present formula which distributes 42 per cent to primary roads 15 per cent to farmto market roads 35 per cent to local secondary roads and 8 per cent to cities and towns Other Factors The report also recommends changes in the distribution formu la to give greater emphasis to such factors as sufficiency ratings population and motor ve hicle registrations Iowa has made some remark able progress in eliminating nar row pavements the past two years but had made only a tiny dent In the major problem of furnish North Methodists OK Special Mission Projects Ing Iowa motorists highway a modern the report Iowas primary road needs to provide adequate highways are estimated at and the report said in addition to 702 jmiles of 4lane highways needed on Iowas interstate system it is estimated that miles of such highways will be needed in Iowa in the next 25 The Recommendations Recommendations in the report included 1 That the Legislature act to assure continuing availability of state funds for highway construe tion at least equal to present amounts 2 That the onecent motor fuel tax for hardsurfacing primary roads and the one cent tax for widening and modernizing prima ry highways and bridges be con tinued 3 That present road user taxes be continued from the same Photos on Page 13 North Iowa Methodists Tuesday approved two special mission projects totaling more than 000 for the next four years and boosted slightly pensions of re tired ministers Meeting at the First Methodist Church in Mason City the con ference sanctioned a special mis sionary giving of for a year ago The conference also Tuesday evening at the Cleai gan action toward a possible inLake campground crease to beginning next year Final action on this increase is scheduled for Thursday after noon Mrs R C Lawrenson Sioux City reported that a 27 per cent gain had been made by the Womans Society of Christian Service in missionary giving ovei the last four years The pledge of mission school in Ganta was exceeded by The Rev L D Havighurst Clinton was elected conference missionary secretary Theme of Talk Bishop Ensley spoke on Being and for a proposed Alas kan college The African project was set up after the return of Bishop F Ger ald Enslcy from Africa and his outlinig of educational and church needs there The Alaskan school to be con structed on an island adjacent tojing He defined an Old Testament territory owned by Russia will bo the first fouryear college the church has built in 30 years The lowaDes Moines conference last week also supported this project an Old Testament Christian atiarea director ol Christian educa thc Bishops Hour Tuesday wil1 speak ing He defined an Old Testament Dr Russell D Cole president Christian as being a person forof Cornell College will talk on whom discipleship means doing right and said the New Testament provided him with power for achieving this goal Approval of the special missionj Dont tell the people they ary projects was given in spite of a report from the Board of Mis sions that giving to four major regular benevolent projects was down or about 10 per cent over the previous year should be good they know he counseled Show them how to find the power as shown in the New The most monstrous phrase of the generation is progress of The annual pension Dr George Buttrick liar1 ment was set at for each servjvard University year instead of paid a AH About clared Monday chaplain evening dc He The Weather spoke to an audience of Discussing the need for move education the former pastor of the Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York Citv said continued warm and humidlcaiise nature carries both good through Wednesday High nesday 9095 night G367 Low Iowa Partly cloudy and con tinued quite warm and humid through Wednesday with scat tered showers and thunder storms northeast Tuesday night Low Tuesday night 60s northwest lower 70s southeast Minnesota Fair hot humid GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Tuesday Tuesday1 Dr Buttrick is the inspirational speaker for the conference What were doing in our time sources and at the same rates as now exist f 4 That the State Highway Commission make broad use of its new powers to control access on the more heavily traveled primary highways that there is no inevitable prog Sufficiency Rating Mason City Partly cloudy in the of nature be 5 That in expediting at least one fourlane facility eastwest find one northsouth the highway commission use a sufficiency rat ing system to determine a priority construction schedule 6 That restrictive legislation prohibiting diagonal highways be repealed 7 That salaries of highway commissioners be increased and that a law be passed providing for jcview of county road budgets by competent authority 8 That sufficient funds be allo cated for research on new ma terials with special emphasis on use of Iowa products Aid Bill Debate to Open Committee Gives OK WASHINGTON Hu bert H Humphrey predicted Tuesday that some Democrats will propose further cuts in mili tary aid when the lar foreign aid bill comes up for Senate debate However the Minnesota Demo crat told reporters he does no hink there will be heavy suppor n his party for cuts that are too such as the 1billion dollar military aid clash voted by he House The 4V2miIliondonar foreign aid bill was approved late Mon day by the Senate Foreign Rela ions Committee The vote was 132 with Sens William Langer RND and Russell B Long D La casting the only opposing votes Total Figure The rounded total figure of 4V billion dollars compares with voted by the House ani asked by Presiden Eisenhower The administration T u e s d a opened its latest drive for the fu amount sought by the Presiden when Secretary of State Joh Foster Dulles and Director Joh B Hollister of the Internationa CoOperation Administration ap pcared at a closeddoor hearin before the Senate Appropriation Committee The bill approved by the For eign Relations Committee merel authorizes the foreign aid pro gram The Appropriations Com Tuesday nights planning sesmittee was considering legislator which would actually put up the money ta finance the program Final Vote The foreign relations group voted 95 last week to restore fiOO million dollars of the Slbittion clollar House cut in military aid But before its final vote Monday the committee rejected two Dem ocratic moves to trim the restora tion to 400 million and 500 million dollars In five days of closed door de liberations committee restored a net fotal of 703 million dollars of a total House cut of The Senate bill authorized roughly in military aid and in various economic aid programs Besides restoring 600 million dollars in military aid money the Senate committee restored a 100miliion APer a perparatory session a Clear Lake the group will move by bus to Mason City Weduesday morning During the day they wil be seated with their churches adult delegates on the conference floor This plan by which the youth can see the church at work is being tried for the first Lime in Iowa Harry Truman Gives Salesman a TRICK OF THE TRADE LONDON Harry S Truman a former haberdasher taught stripedpants British clothing salesman Tuesday how to sell ties Look said Truman heres the way you do William Lewis clerk in a mens clothing store near Trumans hotel stared with his mouth opcrt when he recognized the cus tomer across his counter as the former President You twist it over the fingers of this hand with the fingers of this explained Truman picking up some neckwear See now youre showing a tie just like it looks on a mans neck You can sell more of them this Truman had stepped in to buy a white bow tie for some of the full dress dinners he will attend during his stay in Britain Probers in Split Opinions li Influence1 Is Cited AP Wireplioto BODY under portable flood lights rescue workers Monday night prepare to remove the body of one of three men from a truck crushed under tons of rock at a Riverdale quarry slide Bodies of the other two men still were being hunted sion will include a report on the General Conference of the church this spring in Minneapolis by Royal Bennett Humboldt and Paul Linder Hartley Dr A Merrill Dietterich Moines World Tour Impressions of Church and Education at the ed ucational banquet Tuesday at The Fourfold Event of New Testament Faith will be the sub But trick at the evening service Farmers Arm Broken by Hog CLARION Willcy farmer living southwest of here suffered a broken arm Monday when a hog rammed into him and knocked him down as he was attempting to vaccinate the anijfund for Asia which the House Stinson Given Pair of Suspended Sentences CEDAR RAPIDS Slinson 31 Franklin County attorney Tuesday was given two suspended sentences of two years each in Federal Court here and was placed on probation for four years The attorney convicted April 20 on two counts of conspiracy growing out of the swindle of Grace Miller Acklcy widow WASHINGTON House investigators Tuesday al jleged political and private influ ence in a 43million dollar gov ernment nickel plant expansion project Republicans on the Government Operations Committee issued a blanket rejection of tLe charges They accused the com mittees Democratic majority of an amazing suppression of evi The charges and denials were contained in a split report on a subcommittee inquiry early this year into contracts awarded in connection with expansion of a big nickel producing plant at Nic aro Cuba Subcommittee Chairman Jack Brooks DTex accused the Jus tice Department of keeping secret some microfilm records of private lies which might well point to ward further irregularities in the expansion Own Files The Justice Department has said it is holding on to its files while it conducts its own study of the matter The three Republicans on the e i g li tm a n subcommittee de manded further hearings before any such sweeping conclusions as those in the report could be drawn They spoke of scanty evidence and said the majoritys findings have not been properly The Democratic charges ranged rom alleged loss of 6Ms million dollars worth of nickel output be cause of delays to political fa They also contained aa mplication bf perjured testimony concerning what was termed a lush brokerage fee for a Chi cago insurance agency headad by republican friends of Mansure then head of the Gen e r a I Services Administration Weather Will Remain Hot Hot steamy weather lay over Iowa Tuesday and the outlook was that it would continue at least through Thursday There were a few showers and dollar reauthorization for thej thunderstorms in northeastern prohibited from practicing law during his probation Federal Judge Henry N Gra Presidenls special emergency aid mal lout out Union Barbers in City to Charge for Haircut Price of a haircut in Mason City will go to on Thursday Mike Caponi secretary of the barbers local union said members voted uanimously to increase the price from Shaves will cost SI each Union barbershops are closed on Wednesdays is multiplying the question marks instead of giving the speaker assorted in the first of three addresses Annual Banquet Some 200 persons attended the annual conference Rural Life banquet at the First Methodist Iowa Monday night with substan van assessed no fines and no court costs against Stinson The specific charges on which Stinson was indicted accused him of conspiring with George Dcwey itinerant lecturer to transport acros state lines securities ob tained by fraud and the actual offense of placing the securities in interstate transportation Earlier Stinson had been acquit ted of a state charge of con That agency had charge of the nickel project Mansure quit as GSA chief on Feb 6 while the investigation was in progress He said he wanted to leave because of per sonal not because of the nickel investigation Expansion Project The inquiry dealt with an ex pansion project begun in 1954 with a construction jointly by the subcontract held Frederick Snare Maximum Monday Minimum Monday night At 8 a m Tuesday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 91 62 80 SAME The Rev Jack Waldrep Blairs ville listed reasons why he remains in the rural ministry They included the fact that there is more opportunity to work with i young people because of the large size of niral families the oppor tunity for freedom and closeness to people and God and the ex perience of joy of a job well New officers of the North Iowa Methodist Rural Fellowship were elected They included Harold Wagner Conrad president For rest G Clark Hornick vice presi dent and Paul Hanson Lone Rock secretarytreasurer More thfin 200 Methodist youth of North Iowa will begin tial amounts falling at a fcwjs p i r i n g with points The Weather Bureau said there may bo a few more scat tered showers Tuesday continu ing in the northeast Tuesday night Charles City had inches of rain and Delaware inches At Delaware the bulk of the rain fell within in hour and was accompanied by winds of up to 70 miles an hour which blew down telephone and power lines and some trees Other rainfall amounts included Crcsco 70 Waterloo 34 and Du buque 15 Red Oak recorded the state high of 97 Monday and lows early Tuesday morning varied from 61 at Spencer to 77 at Council Bluffs MOTHER COLLAPSES AP Wlrephoto Mrs Carmi Meske Seattle collapses into the arms of her son Ray 12 after the boy was arrested Monday in the slayingof a 4year old neighbor girl The youth admitted killing the girl Kathryn Ruoff in the Meske garage Keokuk Man Dies in CarTruck Accident KEOKUK John Spence 14 Keokuk died at Graham Hospital here Tuesday of injuries suffered in a collision of his pickup truck and a car eight miles north of here on Highway 218 Authorities said Spence tried to pass a car and sideswiped it sending both vehicles off the road The truck hit a culvert and Spence was thrown out Dcwey to dc fraud Mrs ler Dcwey con v i c t c d on similar charge now is serving a in the Madison Peniten t e r m Fort State tiary After tlin sen tencing Tuesday STINSON in response to newsmens questions Stinsons attorney Carl Smcdal said he wanted to confer with his client further before deciding whether to appeal the conviction Corp and MerrittChapman Scott It provided for a half mil lion dollars in fees for each firm Also involved was insurance brokerage on the project two thuds of which went to the Chica go firm of Balmer Moore Wil liam J Balmer and Edward F Moore partners in that firm are Cook County GOP leaders and ac knowledged friends of Mansure Despite sworn denials by Man sure Balmer and Moore that Mansure had steered the avfard to his Chicago friends the Demo cratic report said the insurance brokerage was awarded on the basis of political The Republicans on the com mittee said the Democratic find ings were based almost entirely on the testimony of only one man Cremer a former exe cutive vice president of the Snare Corp and project manager at Ni Stinson objected to thih statecaro Cremer said he thought ment saying When charjSnarc should have had the whole acters write that in the papers itWpansion subcontract instead of will sound like wo arent going to just 50 per cent Stinson in a plea for made a 10minute statement trij court before sentence was pro nounced He reviewed his life and told of his determination to make something of myself af ter his parents were divorced Any incarceration would be very hard for me to As a lawyer I have already suffered more than a person in or Britain Fires Another A Bomb Series Ended PERTH Australia ain Tuesday successfully explotieu an atomic device in the Monte Bello islands The blast ended current series of nuclear tests The first explosion of the current dinary walks of life If I diclntj series sct off May 16 Observ hnve enough courage to start new life after all this I would have committed suicide long rs at the time regarded it as trigger for the first hydrogen bomb Britain planned to test next year   

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