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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette August 10, 1956

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 10, 1956, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXII Associated Press and United Press FuU Lease Wires Seven Centi a Copy MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 10 1954 This Paper Consists of Two No Ml Kid s Day to Swell Fair Attendance Propose Tax on Services Revise Tax on Incomes DES MOINES Iowa Tax Study Committee voted 92 Friday to draw up a bill which would place a two per cent sales tax on almost all services The group will decide later whether to rec ommend it to the Legislature The 1955 Legislature turned down such a proposal The committee defeated a planj to levy a twomill personal propi erty tax on all motor vehicles j Sen Herman Knudson RClear committee secretary said a roll call was not taken on this matter Late Thursday the committee voted 100 to revise the state in come tax system to bring it into near conformity with the federal income tax law State Revenue Before the committee voted on the service tax matter Louis Cook State Tax Commission property tax division director es timated the plan would raise an additional 8 to 15 million dollars a year in state revenue The committee proposal is to extend the sales tax to all ex cept hospital services was caret fully defined Medical services would not be exempt i Knudson explained that a serv ice tax bill would include a pro vision that certain groups would be authorized to absorb the serv ice tax He said these include medical and legal groups who had expressed a preference to ab sorb the tax rather than add it to the statements they send their clients No Votts The two who voted against a service tax were Rep Jay C Col burn RHarlan and Dr Robert Johnson a State University of Iowa economics professor Absent was Sen Frank Elwood RCres i The income tax changes proi posed would call for heavy in creases in the taxes now paid by an estimated single per sons For those with adjusted gross income of the tax li ability would go up from to 520 a year Married couples without de pendents in wage brackets under would pay slightly higher taxes Married persons with two children and incomes between HERBERT HOOVER Hoover 82 Tells Oldsters Keep Busy SAN FRANCISCO mer President Herbert Hoover turned 82 Friday with a word of advice for fellow oldsters Keep busy Otherwise you will erate into talking to everybody about your pains and pills and income he said The whitehaired rosyskinned i elder statesman who practices j what he preaches planned to pause in his busy workday to Vie for Trumans Backing Demo Camps Kept Guessing CHICAGO S Truman kept a string of topdrawer Demo cratic callers guessing Friday about which candidate for the par tys presidential nomination he intends to endorse Saturday From the camp of Adlai E Stevenson however came word that Truman may be teetering on the brink of throwing his support to Gov Averell Harriman of New York This word came from a long time Truman friend who is now backing Stevenson But for the record another Stevenson aide his press secre tary Roger Tubby said We are naturally hopeful that President Truman will come out for Gov Pageant Staged by4H Beef Champs on Parade Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Youngsters North Iowa ATTENDANCE 1956 swarmed to Fair Fridav 1955 TO STATE Wilkin son 18Rockwell won the trac ancj tor rodeo championship at the attend a dinner in his given by a small group friends at a local club I expect therell be a he said I said Id come if I didnt have to make a Hoover who was bom at West Branch iowa was vehement in his contention that there is no joy to be had from retirement except some kind of productive Right now he is busy compos ing his third farewell ad dress to a Republican national convention He will appear be fore the GOP convention at the Cow Palace Tuesday Aug 21 I hadnt planned to take part in this he said 1 thought 1 had done my share But Chairman Leonard Hall in tervened and asked me to speak I declined but then he brought the President in to de mand that I make a speech United Party If he does come out for Ste venson we fee we will have a united party and a strong party and an excellent chance of win ning the election in Truman is to announce his de ORIGINAL AMERICANS The Indian girls original Americans in the 4H girls pageant were amongthe most original in their costumes made by the girls They set up an Indian camp on stage around which the coming settlers mingled The scene was from the first episode of the pageant at the North Iowa Fair flooded the grandstand for a spec North Iowa Fair Representa lial free matinee performance of iive of the Owen Little Feed the Aut Swenson Thrillcacle 1 ers he will represent Cerro Friday was Kids Day with Gordo County at the Iowa special rates on rides at the mid state Fair tractor rodeo way for children under 16 All children were being admitted j history of Iowa and the work of free to the grounds and then free i Rural Young People also to the matinee j Ruth Ann Lauster Thornton Swensons Thrillcade was to putiwas the accompanyist and the on a show before the grandstandpageant was presented in three Friday afternoon and evening episodes the early settlers of honor jcision at a news conference Sat of old jurday afternoon Gov Harriman Britain Brushes Aside Russ Effort to Recast Suez Talks Open class dairy judging contin ued throughout the morning Also the district junior livestock judg ing contest was held Keeping Pace Iowa the period of invention and the evils of mass production and the final episode of 4H activities Jeanie Cash was the narrator for the first episode Patty Wat Meanwhile this years fair fofr second and Cathy i iFrenz for the here to press LONDON I5t Britain Friday his uphill candidacy breathed brushed aside Soviet Russias bid confidence he can win the nominito rDCast and postpone next ation in the convention London parley on the Suez next week despite claims of Stevjcanal crisjs officials who declined to named world anxiety mounted over l possibilities of a blowup the ensons backers that thev will Thi officiillv indicated hv Lv T Rm clci crucially maicaieu oj down Us troophft to the Mediter have 630 f he Rm cci have 630 of the necessary news cnief of the Foreign Of votes on the first convention ballfice after highlevel talks between At the same time Prime Minis Tne latest objection to Britains ter Euens government for the show of force in the Mediterrane jsecond successive day came from the desert kingdom of Libya on Egypts western tendance was keeping pace with the 1955 alltime high So far this week persons have come through the gates as compared to on the same day last year Attendance Thursday was but was expected to pick up on Kids Day Friday third relating tha events which were acted out in pantomime on stage The program closed with Cerro Gordo County junior horse show jlot Stevenson who called on man at the latters Loop hotel said after a half hours chat with the former President I feel just as good today about winning the nomination as I did yesterday and the day Strong Obstacle Asked what he and Truman talked about Stevenson quipped We decided to elect a Demo cratic As a former President whose Therefore Im going to do my than thev Italian Line Sues Swedish Firm in Sinking of Doria NEW YORK The Italian and would owe lessLinc Friday sued the Swedish American Line for 25 million dol lars in the sinking of the luxury The new tax rates on adjustedjliner Andrea Doria July 25 after gross income as adopted by the a collision with the liner Stock committee are From 0 to cent to cent to cent to cent above cent now pay New Rates 2 4 6 per per per holm In the Federal Court suit the Italian Line claimed that the sink ing of its liner was caused bv 8 and negligence of j London Washington and Paris was later amplified by qualified Dulles Calls Meeting on Canal Crisis WASHINGTON Secretary prestige is at a high point Trujof state Duiies said Friday rti ran man could throw a strong ob President Eisenhower called a stack in the way of either of Sunday meeting with congression rnf nt ran an endorsejai leaders on the Suez Canal crisis because the President the candidates by ment of the other Stevenson replied I think very strongly about shar to a question as to whether he ing responsibility with Congress and Truman agree on the civil particularly if there should be rights issue which Truman left j any risk of in something of a snafu by coni Dulles said however I dont the the 10 pcriStockholm and her crew I The two ships collided in the At flicting statements Good Plan During a morning walk Tru man was asked if he believed a majority recommendation by his Civil Rights Commission in 1947 that federal funds be withheld for schools and highways in seg regated states was a good one I he replied It is just see anything in the situation now a spe would which would suggest that cial session of Congress be Genera Discussion The secretary talked briefly with reporters before taking off for New York to meet with Sec retary General Dag Hammar skjold of the United Nations and The present rates based on ajlantic in darkness off the Massa different method of computing Ihcjclmsetts Coast and the Andrea tax are From 0 to cent to cent to cent to cent over 4 per cent The study committee made pub lic a table showing how the new rates would affect taxpayers in various Doria went under several hours perlater The Stockholm her bow perismashed managed perback to New York per to make it amples given contain cies for a person who tries to fig ure out his tax on the rate sched ule above Split Income But the committee said the new rates taking into account split in come 10 per cent standard deduc tion and exemption per per son would work out this way Single Persons Cross income Old Tax New Tax NEW RECORD ST LOUIS Air craft Corp reports its XVI con vertiplane has hit 200 un exceeding the speed as good as the time the report 1U S Ambassador Henry Cabot was Lodge Jr Later Truman put out a stale Thc meeting was arranged for mcnt saying there was some about the discussion of Middle misunderstanding answer he had given Thc former President said his view about withholding federal problems including a general us tern Egypts seizure of the Suez Canal Eisenhower Thursday called congressional leaders to meet at ranean Eden ordered flank Informed and his military chiefbjthat Arab state which Britain a second 24hour postnePed to create was understood ponement of the airlift of crack to bave fefused a British request infantrymen to the Suez area Some troopship moves also were held up for additional facilities under the LibyanBritish bases treaty to accommodate troops that might The slowdown came as Egvptlhave to be used in an emergency r l TTII n proclaimed formation of a National Liberation armv newThe British Foreign Office re to comment In Istanbul Libyan Premier with Ed Lamson Clear Lake as judge Max Wilkinson 18 Rockwell won the tractor rodeo champion PROGRAM About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Fri day night with thundershowers low 6065 Saturday mostly fair and slightly cooler high 8085 Iowa Partly cloudy through Sat urdav Occasional scattered Mustafa Ben Halim announced his countrys support of Egypts seiz ure of the Suez CanaJ The Pre mier who is visiting Turkey told reporters no one has the right to attack Egyptian President Nas ser for the Russian proposals to postpone enlarge and change the scope of the London talks came Thursday night in a public statement and a stillsecret note to Britain The The parade of junior livestockiship as tne cumax Of the after show champions representing snow beating four other fi diplomats said larSest babr beef show in the hlsjnalists for the championship and tory of the North Iowa Fair 390 in all and representing an esti mated on the hoof was the climax of the Rural Youth Day program Thursday It touched off the evening per formance which included an FFA parliamentary procedure demon stration the 4H girls pageant of Iowa representing 19 clubs of the county a style show by men of the Farm Bureau Young People FRIDAY Century Shows on Midway 20tfi Swensons Thrill cade SATURDAY 20th Cenrury Shows on Midway and the Cerro Gordo County Gordo County ior horse show Packed Grandstand Proud youngsters who exhib ited their cattle before a packed grandstand thrilled the crowd with the handling of their animals It represented than a years work for thundershowers Friday nightjtwo together comprised the Soviet and north and west late SaturjUnions answer to Britains invi day Cooler north and west Sattation to attend the slated Aug 16 urday Low Friday night m 60s conference junior livestock sale 4H girls district demonstrations boys district dem onstrations band Greene car races out baby beeves Oj730 lnese City Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will band during which solo degrees below Sr George told reporters jnumbers were plaveDd bv Cnarles led average normal 2 to 5 Friday s night lend any and youngsters who were looking for ward to the baby beef sale gaining the right to enter lha state contest at the Iowa Stata Fair He represented Owen Lit tle Feeders followed a con cert by the Clear Lake High next Wednesday Normal highs1 the postponement of north to 86 south Normalithe tajlls to late August as sug gested by Russia Authoritative government offi cials said later Youngs statement 84 lows 59 north to 62 south Grad ual cooling through the week end with only minor changes Davis land Mary Ellen Nyhus gave an exhibition Parliamentary procedure was thereafter Rainfall will average conference will go on threefourths of an inch to inch occurring as showers ot thunderstorms throughout most of the period as planned whether Russia and demonstrated team of the by a FFA fivemember which out classed many an adult organiza Lynn Krahenbuhl second RonaJd was Plymouth Neuhring Clear Lake third Bill Eno Sheffield fourth and David Meyer Rockwell fifth The boys were finalists out of 12 entries and and aid grants was that which heithe White House Sunday for a re had expressed in a letter recent Boiling In he said adoption of ly to Rep that letter an amendment to bar federal aid to segregated schools would kill the school aid bill 7 43 96 214 442 20 58 147 304 849 Married no 0 10 I 35 3 n 49 221 m 505 421 Married 2 children 0 0 18 20 78 M 207 149 497 The bill subsequently killed in the House Eastern Railroads Seek 45 Boost in Passenger Fares WASHINGTON MVThe New York Central the Pennsylvania and other Eastern railroads Friday asked the Interstate Commerce Commission for authority to increase first class passenger fare 45 per cent The roads also seek permis sion to boost coach fares five per cent In confirming the long ex pected action the Central and Pennsylvania said in a joint statement We have found it imperative to take bold action to put our fare structure on a realistic basis By Oils we mean bringing it to a level at which tha type of service offered by our railroads will reflect the costs of such Other roads joining in the ap plication are the Chesapeake and Ohio Lehigh Valley Nor folk and Western Pennsylvan ia Reading Seashore Lines Pittsburgh and Lake Erie and the Reading Co Lehigh Valley and Reading the petition said seek only an increase in their basic coach fares In Chicago spokesmen for the Western lines said the car riers operating west of Chica go have Riven no considera tion to possible fare boosts port on the canal dispute This stirred speculation about the pos sibility of a special session of Congress later on or at least the serious consideration of that pos sibility Own Plans While Dulles answers to ques tions did not rule out the possi bility of a special session if the Suez crisis should become much instance if the threat of war should appear it did indicate that the President and Dulles are not thinking in terms of that kind of develop ment just now Dulles said We are making our plans on the assumption there will be a peaceful solu Minnesota Showers and cooler Globe Gazette weather up to 8 Friday Maximum Thursday 82 Minimum Thursday night 57 At 8 Friday 73 YEAR AGO Maximum 88 Minimum 63 onjEgypt attend or not tion It had its humorous side as Spain also has accepted the as serious and was popular ference invitation leaving tne audience Egypt to be heard from of the 24J Male members of the Farm Bujjvfarfon j shercr Ventura s lined up for the talks byjreau Young People took all thesjc director presented the United Stales andjhonors for fun at the fair with scored on operation safety time in each of six events Seven Selections The 4H girls county chorus of J60 voices under the direction of mu a program of seven selections Marian Mit dalaBntam trance Greece responded with style show presenting Hanlontown was soloist suggestion that the parley beof the most gorgeous Ruth Ann and held somewhereof the creators of fashion did not say directly Nineteen clubs of 4H girls in postponed else but j whether she would send a reprej Cerro Gordo County presented jsentative to London ithe most ambitious undertaking i All the others have accepted in the pageant which depicted the SAME fl meant traffta 14 kocrit GERMAN SETTLERS This group represented the German settlers who came to Iowa in pioneer clays The number was from the pageant on Iowa produced by 19 4H Clubs in Cerro Gordo County The number was in the first episode the coming of the settlers Ruth Ann Lauster Thornton was accompanist As a closing number on the pro gram the Farm Bureau Young People put on a mannerism skit on the dos and dont of dating Franklin County won the dis itrict 4H livestock judging contest Friday at the North Iowa Fair Teams coached by Carl Reh der Franklin County youth as sistant have been consistent win ners in the district contest and almost as consistently have placed at the state fair Dick Kuecker Kent Brown and David VanWert are the members of the 1956 team They scored 945 out of a possible 1050 points to win The team now is eligible to compete at the state fair Butler Countys Lowell Allen scored 327 out of a possible 350 points to take top individual hon ors Judging Contest Plymouth won the FFA team livestock judging contest The squad which tallied 704 out of a possible 750 points is made up of Gary and Harlan Baack and Jer ry Hodson John A Scott Plym outh vocational agriculture teach er is the coach Arlyn Long Rockwell took iiw dividual honors in the contest Robert Christensen Thorntoo ;

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Publication: Mason City Globe Gazette

Location: Mason City, Iowa

Issue Date: August 10, 1956

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