Saturday, March 16, 1957

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 16, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for UM MASOM CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NilOHIORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIM AMOclited Preif Halted Presi Full Lcaw WLrei Seven a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 16 1957 Paper Consists oi Two No 131 MAIN TASKS STILL AHEAD Legislature Likely to Miss April Deadline The World Around Us A Surprise Landing at Budapest Number 102 EDITORS NOTE This is one of a series of daily reports by our editor on a trip by air around the world B By W EARL HALL UDAPEST Hungary When our Russian plane landed here this forenoon I suspect that my colleague and I on this trip around the world were the first Ameri cans to arrive in this unhappy city by air since the uprising against Commu nist tyranny last October And it a 1 came about as quite a surprise to us too We W EARL HALL were ticketed from Vienna to Kiev Russia ant the announcement that we woulc be sitting down here for an hour was made to us by our blonde frizzyhaired Russian stewardess only a few minutes before oui plane began losing altitude foi the landing In a sense I suppose this sur prise addition to our itinerary was in compensation for having lost out on Belgrade Yugoslavia en route from Athens to Vienna perhaps also for our inability to visit Baghdad Iraq last month Things have a way of leveling out Russ Ski Team With us on the plane was the Russian ski team which at the Olympics wintergames in Italy last year won just about every contest The dozen blueclad ath letes all wearing fur caps had been competing on Austrias al pine slopes again with victory on their side There was nothing about Buda pest as viewed from the air to suggest that within recent days it had been a bloody battleground The red roofs of the homes partly snowcovered and the several bridges across the Danube which separates Buda from Pest looked peaceful enough But at the airport terminal I met up with a reminder that the ordeal through which Hungary has gone has left some deep and indelible scars This reached me from a young housewife alongside By DWIGHT McCORMACK DBS MOINES UK Republican and Democratic officials of the jegislature voiced agreement Sat urday that the lawmaking chores may take a little more than the traditional 100 days They made their statements along with giving an appraisal on he prospects of important pend ng legislation although the 100 days deadline is little more than a month away and all of the big jobs remain to be done The count of the 100 days from he day the 1957 session began Jan 14 ends on April 23 Thats on a Tuesday and the officials said they expect final adjourn ment some lime that week The officials were asked for their appraisal of the tax and ap propriations situations and what chances there is of enactment such measures as those dealing with sales taxes income taxes legislative reapportionment high way speed limits school reorgan ization and legalizing the sale oi liquor by the drink Generally they said the law makers have not yet had time Ikes Cough Lessens on Ocean Cruise ABOARD THE EISENHOWER ESCORT SHIP UP President Eisenhowers cough lessenec steadily as he responded Satur day to the soothing sea air on his rest cruise in semitropical wa ters Predictions of bright sunshine and balmy temperatures in the 80s proved true as the President the heavy cruise Canberra cruised leisurely off the northeast banks of the Bahamas The trip Miami apparently was do ing wonders for an inflammation of his ear and a cough that ha been bothering him since his in auguration Jan 20 Presidentia News Secretary James C Hager ty told newsmen Friday that th President is coughing ver little and that the ear inflamma tion is decreasing more each Although the President was tak ing it easy he kept in close touch with fastbreaking internationa developments He has been re ceiving two radio reports dailj from Washington on the foreign situation particularly in the Mid die East Eisenhower was headed by an indirect route for a conferenc in Bermuda with British Prim Minister Harold Macmillan March 2124 nough to solve the tax and ap questions They add d that reapportionment has at only a possible to good ihance Speed Law Some said they believed a speed aw would be enacted and others aid there is little chance for such egislation They saw fair to gooc hances for improved school re jrganization legislation despite pressures They said theres little jr no chance for legalizing the sale of liquor by the drink The appraisals were given by A Gov W H Nicholas presid ng officer of the Senate Sen George E OMalley DDes minority party floor eader in the Senate Rep W L Mooty RGrundy speak er of the House Rep Robert Car son majority party floor leader in the House and Rep Merle Hagedorn D minority party floor lead er in the House On the question of completing work by the 100day deadline Nicholas said the job could b done by the end of that week OMalley predicted the deadline could be met Mooty estimatec he job would require an extr wo or three days Carson salt the session would run over Hagedorn observed i would take some extra time a Many Differences As to what is holding up ta jills Nicholas said such measure hadnt been enacted by this tint in previous sessions OMalley ex pressed the view that the meas ures are slow in coming to a vot because of the wide difference of opinion among the GOP legis Mooty said such legislatio must await determination of ap propriations Carson ol served there is a strong feelin against tax increases and effort to cut the governors budget ar bills Hagedor measures wer Navy Blimp Lands of whom I chanced to be seated in the waiting room Starting Anew A brother and a brotherinlaw A ft or 1 1 had made their escape from Hun I 1C I I I gary Both are now in America ready to start their professional careers anew Both are civil engi neers one in New York the other in Cleveland I want to go the young woman told me but my husband insists that his first duty is to his aged mother She couldnt pos sibly make the trip and if we left she would be all alone in the hands of our enemies At least thats the way my husband feels about Engineering Graduate Here she described to me the regime took over in Hungary Her husband is a University graduate with a degree in engineering But it has been necessary for her to work to piece out their income for a minimum standard of living Their family has had to wait as she put it For five she confided my husband and I lived without an argument We were happy des pite our economic problems But since this trouble started we quarrel all the time I want to run away from this terrible tyran ny but my husband wont go with Our marriage is on the she added through tears I sec no possible way to save And thus in my hours stay in Hungary I have had a glimpse of the family tensions which have been a part of the Hungarian up riiing against an enslaving des potism holding up tax said that tax the appropriation awaiting measures Sales Tax Situation On the sales tax situation Nicl olas said There might be a 3 cents OMalley observed is doubtful that a sales tax in crease will be enacted Moot commented that a sales tax in crease would be difficult to pass Carson said prospects for a boo in the sales tax is Hage dorn declared such a plan ha little As to prospects for an incom tax boost Nicholas said there ar none OMalleys forecast wa that this is very possible Mooty said there is probabl little if any chance for tha Carson predicted there is mor chance for a corporation incom tax increase Hagedorn sai there might be an increase i the individual income tax As to legalizing the sale of liq uor by the drink Nicholas and Boundaries of Lake School District Shifted The Cerro Gordo County School Board Saturday changed the boundaries of an addition proposed to tha Clear Lake school district territory A hearing has been set for April 2 at 8 on the new area boundaries sug gested by the board The county boards decision recommends moving of the eastern proposed boundary for the new district away from Mason City The new boundary suggested would follow the county school plan line from the north edge of Lake Township south to Highway 106 The county plan boundary is llz miles west of the eastern Lake Township boundary South of Highway the county boards decision would call for the line to run parallel with the west Lake Township line and a half mile west of it for 2V miles Two square miles in south Lake township would be added to the reorganization originally proposed by petition and about sections of land in Mount Vernon Town ship also would be included In general the county boards decision calls for some cutting AP Wirephoto IRISH HERITAGE ANYWAY The day before St Patricks Day Irishborn Michael Kielthy Woodman 9 became a U S citizen at Schenectady N Y His foster parents Mr and Mrs John T Woodman who adopted him five years ago express their joy Mike who was born in Tipperary says hes proud to be an American equally happy to say I came from N G Kraschel Former Governor Dies at 67 KEY WEST Fla A Navy blimp flying longer and farther without stop than any in history las demonstrated the capability of these roaming sentinels to warn of enemy bombers and submarines while they are still far from American targets The ZPG2 landed at the Boca Cliica Naval Air Station here at dark Friday night after being aloft 11 days and 12 minutes From the time the blimp left Soulh Wcymouth until it hooked lo a mooring mast here its crew had flown it miles across the Atlantic cruised above the coast of Portugal and off North Africa then recrossed the Atlantic to agreed there is no Mooty said prospects for passage are little or Carson indicated belief there is a slight chance and Hagedorn repeated his view that the sifting committee would block the bill Man Struck by Train Is Killed WATERLOO Joe Wilson 50 Waterloo was killed early Saturday when he was hit by an Illinois Central freight train about 4 miles east of Waterloo Coroner Sidney Smith said Wilson was walking along the trackwhen the eastbound freight hit him Nixons Receiv Reception in 1 ROME UP Vice President Nixon arrived in Rome Saturday and spent a busy 10 minutes shaking hands with welcoming Italians who thronged in front of his hotel A broad smile on his face Nixon delayed entering Romes Grand Hotel to greet more than spectators who blocked the street Italian Prime Minister Antonio Segni led a delegation of top Italian officials who welcomed Nixon at Ciampino Airport after a two hour flight from Linya a Rousing Rome Visit temporarily ended his sevennation African goodwill tour During Nixons 10mile drive from the airport in an open car the welcome grew increasingly enthusiastic Some Italians were lined up waving and applauding Segni in welcoming Nixon called him an authoritative representative of a great country our friend and ally and the foremost collaborator of Prcsidcn Nixon and his wife will he received by Pope Pius XII in private audience Sunday Weather on Weekend to Be Pleasant Pleasant weekend weather was in prospect for Iowa Saturday morning and the Weather Bureau said most of the snow in northern Iowa probably would be gone by Monday A warming trend was in prog ress Saturday and was expected to continue through Sunday Temperatures dropped to rela tively low levels in northern Iowa during Friday night and mini mums ranged from 10 above at Spencer to 26 at Davenport High readings Friday ranged from 29 at Mason City and Spencer to 26 at Davenport No new precipita tion was reported The State Highway Commission said there were still some icy spots Saturday morning in an area bounded by a line through Sibley Cherokee Storm Lake Po cahontas and Estherville were clearing rapidly Highways else vhere in Iowa were described as normal The change to better weather on Friday came almost as swiftly as storm conditions Thursday developed on N G KRASCHEL New York Turns Green for Annual St Pats Parade NEW YORK York urned green Saturday and every one was Irish For this was it The big St Patricks Day parade up emeraldstriped Fifth Avenue Kelley Kohn Kosciusko or Kirsch what docs it matter Stick an G in front of them and they all spell fun and music and general good fellowship The big procession featuring bands pipers shamrocks jigs reen flags and pretty colleens started at 44th Street at noon and went north to 96th Street Francis Cardinal Spellman re viewed the festivities from the steps of St Patricks Cathedral Robert Briscoe the Jewish lord mayor of Dublin was in the offi cial reviewing stand with Mayor Robert F Wagner Legislator Says He Wont Answer Traffic Charge DES MOINES Arnold Utzig DDubuque said he would not appear at LeGrand to answer a traffic charge The senator is accused of im proper passing on Highway 30 near a LeGrand school Wednes day He denies passing in a no passing zone The charge was filed by Leof bce to be shipped to Grand Marshal Max Duncan mj0iher parts of the state for fced the court of Justice of the He maintained a lifelong in Ray Kunkel The justice said Barest also in the problem of farm Utzig was to appear before him tenancy Saturday Ko lwice sought the scna Democrat Served From 19371939 HARLAN G Kras chel Democratic governor of Iowa during the New Deal era died at his home here Friday night A prolonged heart ailment had forced him in and out of an Omaha hospital in recent months He was 67 The last Democratic governor of Iowa until Herschel Loveless Ottumwa was elected in Novem ber 1956 Kraschel served one term as chief executive from 1937 to 1939 He was lieutenant governor from 1933 to 1937 Kraschel was a powerful figure in the Iowa Democratic Party during the depression years He also was one of the best known livestock auctioneers in the United States Born in Illinois Born on a farm near Macon he came to Harlan in 1910 He studied public speaking in Ma con in preparation to becoming an auctioneer Kraschel came to Harlan in 1910 and it was his hase as he conducted auction sales in 26 states He sought to encourage the production in southern Iowa back of the originally proposed new Clear Lake district area plus addition of land lo it on the south east Objections Heard Objections to the reorganization as originally requested were heard by the county board last Tuesday Some of the objections were overrulled some sustained by Saturdays action The major area in dispute at that hearing was a 2Vz mile north south strip at the east edge ol Lake Township A number of ob jectors in that area asked to be left out of the territory The petition filed for the reor ganization asked inclusion of all of Lake Township in the new dis trict except a half section in the northeast and 3Va in the south east The New Line The county boards action re moved of the disputed area but not all from the reorganiza tion plan The new line is moved away from Mason City in an area including the Milwaukee Road tracks and the North Iowa Fair grounds Groups in Mason City had objected to allowing the Clear Lake district in that area It was argued that the city would expand into the territory at some time in the future The April 2 hearing lo be at the Dead line on Compliance by Beck court house will probably be the last hearing on the matter before WASHINGTON an Chairman McClellan DArk Saturday gave Teamsters Union President Dave Beck until noon Wednesday to de cide whether to turn over his per sonal financial records to the Sen ate Rackets Committee McClellan said he wanted to know by then one way or er whether Beck will comply with the committees voluntary surrender of the teamster chiefs financial records for 1949 through 1955 Beck had sent McClellan a mes sage that he wanted to confer with his newly retained attorney for mer Republican Sen James H Duff of Pennsylvania in Seattle Tuesday night He said he then would let McClellan know imme diately thereafter the decision reached at that conference One More Time McClellan told newsmen would go along with Beck just one more time The special committee was set up to probe alleged racketeering in both labor and business So far its hearings have dealt with an alleged plof by West Coast team sters officials to lake over rack els in Portland Ore Late in Fridays hearing tha committee produced several checks amounting to more than and said the teamsters lines are definitely drawn The voters in the territory then out lined will have the final voice in whether the land will become parl of the Clear Lake district The school board after the April 2 hearing has four alter natives under state law Board members may dismiss the petition stopping the reor ganization altogether They may approve all or part of the specific changes made after the first hearing and fix the boundary accordingly They may disapprove these money went to Nathan W Sheffer man Chicago labor relations con sultant to employers The com mittee said he once served in that capacity for Sears Roebuck Co The checks were signed in 1951 and 1952 by Beck and by Frank Brewster chairman of the state Western Conference Teamsters Made Speeches Brewster on the witness stand said he didnt know the money was paid However ha said Beck used lo pay Shefferman 11 of changes and set the boundaries make sPceches to Teamsters as called for in the original iicliiUnion groilpf jagemcnt authority They m a y disapprove the No furthei laborman said that as a legislator he is exempt from prosecution under the Iowa Constitution But County Attorney Charles King Marshalltown said legislators are no better and no worse than he rest of the public The Con stitution does not give them the right to violate traffic Gl LOANS DROP WASHINGTON Housing starts under GI loans dropped lo units in February the low est monthly figure since January 1953 The Weather Mason City Fair and cool Satur day night low 1520 Sunday partly cloudy windy and warm er high 4045 owa Fair and warmer Satur day night Low Saturday night 2532 north 3238 south Increas ing high cloudiness and warmer Sunday Minnesota Partly cloudy warm er GlobeGazette weather data upjhis father earlier Friday torial nomination from 1932 and again in 1950 but was unsuccessful both times The 1932 Democratic convention nominated him for lieutenant governor on the ticket with the late Clyde L Herring for governor and the late Louis Murphy Dubuque for senator GOP Controlled In 1937 when Herring was elected to the Senate Kraschel won the governorship The Iowa Senate was Republicancontrolled and the House was split 5454 Conflicts between the governor and the Legislature were numer ous and occasionally bitter One of his difficult problems was the 1938 Maytag strike in when Kraschel called out the Na tional Guard His wife Agnes and his step daughter Petty were with him at the time of his death His son Frederick Omaha had visited to 8 a m Saturday Maximum Friday 29 Minimum Friday nifiht 17 At 8 a m Saturday 23 Funeral services will be held at Monday at the Metho dist Church in Harlan will be at Harlan Burial changes and set boundaries as outlined in the county school pi a n explanation of the alleged payments lo Shefferman was offered at the hearing But Robert Kennedy committee coun sel said later hearings will deal wilh what happened to the union money Also in recess for the weekend was a federal grand jury probing bribery charges against Team sters Union Vice President James R Hoffa He is free on bond on charges he paid a New York attorney to gel hired by tha S Senate committee and then to feed him committee secrets SAME Malloy Roadnight Indicted by Portland Grand Jury PORTLAND Ore vice probing grand jury before which Portland Mayor Terry Schrunk was a witness returned nine in dictments Friday night Later two persons were arrested Frank J M al loy 44 agent false SCHRUNK swearing Other arrests are to be made later and the grand jury still has one vice matter pending Details of Schrunks testimony before the grand jury here could not be learned lie spent half a day with the jury Thursday and in the jury room for several hours Friday He was not in dicted Malloy was indicted on two charges extortion and conspir acy to commit extortion in con nection with the teamsters efforts to move into the pinball industry of Portland Roadnight indicted last sum mer or a charge of perjury was reindicted on the charge of false swearing He is accused of lying when he stated under oath that he did not offer a bribe to another officer to hall the arrest of sons accused of prostitution gam bling and illegal liquor sales J