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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 5, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGH B 0 R S VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wiro Seven Cents a CoPy MASON CITY TUESDAY FEBRUARY 5 1957 Thli Paper Two SectionsSection NO in Record Budget Offered by Loveless r The World Around Us New Delhi Designed as Showcase 1 Number 68 EDITORS This is of series daily reports by our editor on a trip by air around the world How people live and how they feel toward America are more em phasized by Mr Hall than scenic features By W EARL HALL DELHI This city was designed to be Indias showcase when it took form a scant quarter of a century ago But keeping it that way hasnt been easy In dians arent by nature meticu lous housekeep ers in their homes or in their communi ties Decision to move the seat W Earl Hall of government out of crowded Delhi its called Old Delhi now was reached back in the days when the British were writing the ticket for this vast overpopulated land The build ings red sandstone on the ex terior white marble inside were planned and constructed by Brit ons When independence was granted in 1947 to be followed by the partition between Moslems and Hindus into Pakistan and Hindu stan these palatial structures were taken over by Nehrus gov ernment and the British were left to shift for themselves New Building The largest of these circular in form was converted to use by the commonwealths twohouse parliament and the supreme court A new supreme court home elsewhere in the city is now being The most palatial building of the lot with a dome which dominates the new Delhi scene much as our national capitol dominates Washington became quarters for the president This dignitary should not be mistaken for the prime minister Actually he is no more important than Frances president He fronts and makes speeches while the prime minister and his council of ministers run the show Nehru who much took over where Gandhi left off holds forth in a modest red sandstone building close fay the presidents ornate quarters One Difference My visit to the government center took place at 5 oclock one evening The swarm of govern ment workers theyre called bureaucrats here too was remin iscent of our own Washington with one major difference Nine out of ten of them rode bikes fill ing the street from curb to curb I dont expect to see as many bikes again until I reach Denmark or Holland New Delhi was obviously laid out from a master plan Streets are wide with circles called roundabouts here in the Wash ington manner parks are numer ous and spacious all buildings appear to have been designed with an eye to integration In such a setting the bullock carts and camels which snarl traffic at the busiest intersections are indeed an anachronism On Jumna River Both Old and New Delhi are on the Jumna River In rainy June and July it simulates our own Mississippi River now its re duced to Iowa River proportions But the river docs not separate the old and the new Once they were apart but an amazing pop ulation growth in the past seven years has caused them to meet Delhi is just about everything New Delhi isnt One section oc cupied hy beggars rivals Cal cuttas worst slums including a revolting squatters camp A Downtown mosque one of the worlds largest is situated in the midst of a sidewalk market area with a thousand products on sale and twice that many odors none of them pleasant to the American nose GUSTAFSON HONORED DES MOINES C Gus tafson who has served as an em ploye of the Iowa House for near ly 50 years wai honored on his 75th birthday AN UNINVITED car which failed to round a corner on an Indianapolis street wedged itself on the porch of Fred Grays home Gray shown talking with his niece Mary Alice Koy said he wouldnt let the driver Fred Neeley take the car away until he paid for the damages Asks Boost of Million By WILLIAM EBERLINE DES MOINES Gov Her schel Loveless Tuesday proposed record state expenditures of nearly 152 million a year At the same time he asked that the sales tax be allowed to fall back to two per cent The governors budget recom mendations for the biennium starting next July 1 totaled This w o u 1 d be an in crease of over the cur rent annual appropriations of million To meet the Increase and the expected loss of around mil lion a year from the sales tax reduction Loveless suggested a realignment of current state rev enue plus two new taxes he said would produce a total of additional money The taxes A new individual in come tax bracket for those mak ing more than a year and a broader base for computing the corporate income tax Without making any recom mendation on the matter how ever the governor did tell the legislators that legalizing sale of liquor by the drink might raise more than five million dollars He also mentioned that the State Tax Study Committee suggested the possibility of a tax on ad Liquor Study Vetoed by Senate Bipartisan Plan Voted Down 2817 DES MOINES move to es tablish a bipartisan committee of the Legislature to study the states liquor laws was turned down 2817 by the Iowa Senate Tuesday Gov Herschel Loveless had urged such a study In his inau gural address Loveless noted that there are many different and strongly held views on the liquor control problem The resolution sponsored by Sens Frank Byers Tom Dailey and nine others would have estab lished a group composed of five senators and five representatives with at least one member from each congressional district Need More Data In proposing passage Byers said he felt there was a need for more information on the whole liquor Byers noted there has been talk of a constitutional amend ment for a referendum on the liquor issue I think the problem should be studied he said Sen Robert Rigler R New Hampton said the committee proposal should provide for party representation proportionate to the makeup of the Legislature is predominantly Republi can Standoff Possible Sen Lawrence Putney RGlad brook said Suppose you have five drys and five wets on the you think they could come up with any recom mendations It depends on how bullheaded they Byers snapped Voting for creation of the study committee were Republicans Butler Byers Dykhouse Har bor Miller Scott Shaff Schroe der Shoeman ton Coleman Dailey Hoffman McCurdy Utzig McManus OConnor All others voted against creat ing a study committee except five who were not recorded as vot ing They were Republicans Buck Dewel Elijah and Worm ley and Democrat OMalley Mother Drowns Three Children in Bathtub CHICAGO young mother who police said left notes ad mitting she drowned her three children in the bathtub and then tried to kill herself was held in a hospital Tuesday on a charge of murder The bodies of the children 3yearold twin girls and a 5yearold boy were found by police in the suburban Park Ridge home of Richard M Puetz 32 and his wife Beverly 27 V A Malyshev Identified as MYSTERY PATIENT By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Moscows mystery patient is Vyacheslav A Malyshev Soviet minister of machine building and former deputy premier This was established in private advices from Soviet capital Tuesday Moscow news dispatches identifying him are held up by Soviet censors The mystery developed last weekend when Dr Hans Schulten a West German blood specialist was summoned to Moscow to help Russian doctors treat the patient His name was concealed even from Dr Schulten Mafyshev 54 was awarded the Order of Lenin on his 50th birthday Dec 16 1952 A lieutenant genera in World War II Malyshev has been active in Russias industrial development He is believed to have been chief of the Soviet Atomic Energy Commission for a time after Stalins death in 1953 Five More Members of Theft Gang Rounded Up Police announced Tuesday that they had completed the roundup of the 19 members of the gang which broke into a Mason City ware house several times to steal kegs of beer The case was closed with the arrest Monday evening of five more boys ranging from 14 17 in age Previously 12 juveniles and two youths of 19 were ar rested Those arrested in addition to the original 14 were Robert Lee McGowan 17 603 Carolina S Vcrnon Ray Miller 16 524 18th S Robert Lee Westendorf 17 523 12th S Richard Orrin Callow 17 317 2nd N and Frank William Schmidt 14 418 Jackson N W Police said that the arrests of the last five juveniles cleared up the case and disposition now rests entirely with the courts Wallace Kaye Fiala 19 1416 Pennsylvania S and Merle Ralph Tritch Route 1 Mason City waived preliminary hearing Tuesday morning on a charge of larceny and were bound over to District Court Police Judge B R Dunn or dered bond for each set at Tritch was released after posting the money and Fiaia was taken to the county jail to await trial when he failed to provide bond The pair along with the 17 juveniles are accused of stealing kegs of beer from the Standard Distributing Warehouse 640 19th S E The thefts took place over a period of two weeks and police made the initial arrests Saturday night after maintaining a watch on the warehouse for several nights David Bruce Is New Envoy to W Germany BONN Germany K E Bruce former assistant secretary of state has been named United States ambassador to West Germany it was learned Monday He succeeds Dr James B Conant who retires on Feb 19 Northern Natural Asks Increase in Gas Rates OMAHA Northern Natural Gas announced Tuesday it has asked the Federal power Commission for authority to in crease rates for gas by annually The company which serves 385 communities in Iowa Nebraska Minnesota South Kansas said the Chou Loses Temper Over U S Policy COLOMBO Ceylon Chou Enlai of Red China lost his temper at a news conference Tuesday when he was asked aboul American prisoners in China Why should we always have to listen to the words of the Presi dent of the United States he de manded angrily A newsman asked the Chinese leader whether he would agree to release 10 imprisoned Americans since President Eisenhower had said their detention is a bar to good relations with Communisl China Why should we always have to listen to the words of the Presi dent of the United States Chou responded The United State doesnt recognize China It ob structs China enforces an em bargo against China and is hostile to China Why dont our Asian friends appeal on our behalf to the United States to change its policy to wards China His face flushed Chou contin ued Even without the recog nition of the United Stales China will continue to exist and can work with even more vigor Let the United States continue not to recognize us for 10 100 o even years China will no topple Maybe she will stand on her feet even more Dakota and requested in crease results from higher prices paid for new gas supplies and in creased operating costs including labor pipe and materials Larry Shoemaker vicepresi dent of Northern said that one of the reasons for the higher cost of new gas supplies is that the pro ducer must drill to depths of al most three miies to obtain the additional supplies which come principally from the Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico Despite the higher prices Shoe maker said Northern probably pays a lower average price for gas than any other major long dis tance pipeline He said that for the first time Northerns reserves have exceed ed 10 trillion cubic feet North ern must purchase in excess of one trillion cubic feet every three years to replace the consumption of gas by presently connected communities FALSE ALARM KEY WEST Fla report that a Liberian freighter with 35 crewmen aboard was sinking in the Florida Straits 70 miles west of here turned out Tuesday to be a false alarm Book Returned to Davenport 86 Years Overdue DAVENPORT ently some people read more slowly than others The library reported a book was returned Monday night 86 years overdue The book was taken out by an unknown borrower on Jan 16 1871 according to library records The fine due on the book was or 200 times the original cost of the book The title of the returned book was Economic Cottage a book for men with small means who want to build a cottage SAME meani 14 kauri listed gross income of individ als Loveless offered the Legisla ure his proposal for a large udget increase despite the bat he hud campaigned on a hold the line basis as to taxes nd state expenditures More Uian half the total budget ncreases would go to the educa tional institutions under the State Board of Regents Other substantial boosts were asked for State Board of Control institutions the Department of Public Safety Social Welfare pro grams and the various state ad ministrative But he recommended no raises in appropriations for agricultural REHEARING POSSIBLE Death Sentence of Nutter Is Upheld DES MOINES Iowa Supreme Court affirmed Tuesday he death sentence given Warren Jack Nutter 10yearold Illinois outh for slaying an Independence policeman Nutter was sentenced to be hanged Feb 18 However he has 50 days in which to file a petition for rehearing so the hanging can lot be carried out as originally cheduled Under the law it wil be the duty of Gov Herschel Loveless to set a new date for Nutters execu ion The date would not be set mlil the 30 days has expired dur ng which Nutter has a right to seek a rehearing If a rehearing is asked the new execution dale would not be set until this request is passed ipon Nutter who is in death row at Fort Madison Slate Penitentiary pleaded guilty to murder After hearing District Judge Shan non B Charlton found the crime o be first degree murder He im josed the death penalty Shotgun Slaying Nutter was sentenced for the shotgun slaying of Policeman Harold Pearce Tan 5 1956 With several other Illinois teen agers Nutter was picked up after a high speed chase Taken to the sheriffs office in Independence Nutter asked permission to go to a restroom slipped out through a window obtained a gun from his car returned to the sheriffs of fice and shot and killed Pearce Errors Considered The Supreme Court said itcon sidered errors claimed by attor neys for Nutter but held The information was sufficient although it failed to charge the cilling to have been willful since it specifically named the crime of There is but one crime called murder and the socalled degrees do not constitute distinct crimes aut gradations of the same crime The record does not show de endant Nutter was confused or in doubt as to the effect of his pica of guilty The evidence is sufficient to sustain a finding of first degree Its Leagues Under Sea for ASub NEW LONDON Conn Vernes mythical Twenty Thou sand Leagues Under the be came reality Monday night as the atomic submarine Nautilus named for Vernes imaginary ship did it herself The Nautilus had gone a myriad of Atlantic cruises under just about every imaginable condition except ac tual war Ceiling on State Aid Ruled Invalid DES MOINES In an im portant decision of statewide ap plication the Iowa Supreme Court Tuesday that an act of he 1955 Legislature placing a month ceiling on aid to depend ent children payments was un onstitutional The court in a G3 decision ruled that the act is arbitrary and unreasonable and conflicts with the Iowa The ruling affirmed a decision handed down by District Judg Harvey Uhlenhopp in the Poll County District Court The cas was brought by Peari B Collins Des Moincs in behalf of her six dependent children The parent are incapacitated Before the ceiling was enacted the Collins family had been re ceiving in monthly aid to de pendent children After the cell ing was enacted payments to the family were reduced to month The high courts ruling thus knocks out the 1955 Iowa law which said no family regardless of size could receive a grant o more than a month in aid to dependent children The Weather Mason City Mostly fair and cole Tuesday night low 510 Partlj cloudy Wednesday high 3034 Iowa Partly cloud y througl Wednesday Colder extrenu northwest Tuesday night anc north Wednesday Low Tuesday night 12 18 northwest 18 2 southeast Minnesota Fair and colder GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Tuesday Maximum Monday Minimum Monday night At 8 Tuesday 34 11 16 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum FATHER SON CHAT Former AP Wiicphotn President Herbert Hoover left has a word with his son Herbert undersecretary of state at the Third National Reorgani zation Conference in Washington In a radio address the former chiefexecutive warned current inflation shows signs of a depression agony like that which beset his own administration land lax credits and the state school aids explaining Continued increases in school aids in the absence of more ef ficient uses of such funds serve to perpetuate uneconomical units without bringing local property tax relief Moreover as eve r larger mounts of state revenues are di to local units of govern ncnl the ability of the state to irovidc for its own agencies and lepartments is The governor said that in draft ng the budget recommendations ic and his aides had started with he assumption that present tem porary taxes would die as sched iled next June 30 This would eave the state with an income f around to meet the proposed annual budget of Make Up Deficit He proposed to make up the ieficit in this way 1 Retain the present individual ncomc tax five per cent nerease adopted on a temporary asis by the 1955 produce an estimated 2 Reenact the five per cent of corporate income tax It was boosted from two per cent by the ast Legislature This would bring n an estimated 3 Return the 10 per cent of iales tax receipts now allocated 0 the road use tax fund to the general fund This would fatten jerieral fund income by an aver age of per year in tha next biennium New Bracket 4 Establish a new individual in come tax bracket with a levy of per cent on income over a year The highest rate at present is 4 per cent on income of over a year This would give the state an estimated annually 5 Include other factors besides sales in computing the corporate income tax Loveless explained that under the present system a firm making most of its sales in Iowa pays a larger net income tax than big manufacturing en terprises that operate in the state Per Capita DES MOINES bud get proposed Tuesday by Gov Herschel C Loveless would cost every man woman and child in Iowa an average of a year The proposed bud get would increase the tax bur den on each lowan by over that during former Gov Leo A Hoeghs administration Yearly charges per person u n d a r Hoeghs budget were but sejl most of their products elsewhere He estimated the change would add million to the states revenues 6 Raise the price of liquor sold through state stores by five per cent to produce an estimated 7 Take from the states general fund surplus for nonrecurring capital expenditures such as for new buildings at edu cational institutions and mental hospitals Surplus Cash Present taxes are expected to produce a surplus of about S4Va million by next June 30 and a of is antici 1 pa ted in funds sent in by county j treasurers for care of patients in state institutions All Lhese steps will cover the deficit Loveless commented that his proposals for government reor Iganization outlined in his inaug lural address Jan 17 would result Jin a saving of about S5 million a year and that if these proposals arc enacted his new tax sugges tions will not be He recommended a five per cent pay increase for highway patrol men and pay boosts of one step in the classified salary brackets for most employes under the state departments and institutions un der the State Board of Control For state social welfare pro grams Loveless requested an in crease of raising the total to He said this was designed to remove the 3175 per family per month ceiling on aid to dependent children restore the cut of per recipient made necessary by inadequate funds boost payments to old age assist ance recipients and meet ex pected increases in the number of applicants for aid to the blind and aid to dependent   

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