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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 11, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Presi Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 11 1957 This Paper Consists ol Four No 157 SenatePassed Tax Plan Ruled Valid Ike Still Following Persuasion Policy With Congressmen By ROBERT J DONOVAN New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON Although vital parts of his legislative pro gram arc in trouble President Eisenhower thus far in his second term continues to follow his accustomed policy of not taking a demanding attitude toward Congress The Presidents attitude was typified by an answer at his press conference last week when a reporter reminded him that Secretary of Labor James P Mitchell had praised a Democrat Rep John E Fogarty of Rhode Island for defense of the administrations budget I wonder the reporter asked the President If there is any way that the White House can bring to bear pressure on the Republicans in Congress to do kind of work that now a Demo crat seems to be doing I will tell you Eisen hower replied I tried to get all Congressmen and particularly Republican Congressmen to un derstand why these budgetary sums have to be presented to the Congress if we are to carry out the Good Results In sum this is persuasion through presentation of facts rather than strong insistence or cracking the whip or employing the immense political prestige which the President gained in his landslide victory on election day Sometimes notably in 1954 the President has had good results with this policy but sometimes especially in 1953 the results have been poor How it will work out this year is still very doubt ful The schoolconstruction bill is a major item in his program and one about which he appears to feel strongly It is facing a hard fight in Congress and some ob servers believe that it will fall by the wayside Aid to Education At least three times last week the President spoke out publicly on the need for federal aid to education but he never referred to the situation in Congress or in sisted that Congress pass his school bill He simply restated his views with theaim of per suading others The President may have felt that on the school bill it was too soon to attempt pressure Indeed the outlook for the measure brightened somewhat on Thurs day when a House subcommittee reported out a compromise S2 billion federal program for school construction The real test on how strong a line Eisenhower is prepared to take toward the new Democratic controlled Congress may yet come on this bill when it reaches a point of crisis on its way through Congress This test might have come soon on another Con gress had not finally passed the Middle East Resolution in a form acceptable to the President Al though the President waited pati ently through weeks of debate or the resolution it seems certain that he would have put up strong fight if its passage had ever been in serious doubt Special Appeal Members of Congress say that when the White House makes special appeal for their vole on some key issue or other the re quest comes by telephone from Sherman Adams the assistant to the President rather than from Eisenhower So far as meets the eye the Presidents direct person al contacts with Congress are fairly well limited to his weekly meetings with the Republican leaders and with his periodic bi partisan legislative conference on foreign and defense policy Since Eisenhower has been President there has never been anything like the steady stream of representatives and senators calling at the White House as there was in the Truman Admin istration But then in his later years Truman had poor luck getting major legislation through Con gress despite the loudest whipcracking And there is of no certainty that Eisenhower could do better than he has by leaning toward these tactics except per haps on a few particular issues carefully chosen MORE BLASTS BIRMINGHAM Ala Ex plosions believed to have been caused by dynamite damaged two houses in a white neighbor hood Wednesday night House in Hassle Over Money Bill DES MOINES UP A hassle developed in the Iowa House hursday over a million appro priations bill that would strip the state personnel director of some of his powers The Senate passed measure would spend annually during the next two fiscal years for state departments A rider added by the Senate would re move all employes paid from that fund from jurisdiction of the per sonnel director House Democrats attacked the proposal in the latest of a series of arguments that have revolver around the personnel post since Gov Herschel C Loveless took office March Replaced One of Loveless first acts was to replace Republican Personnel Director George Marchi Fort Dodge with a Democrat Rex Weddle Knoxville Rep Verne Lisle RClarinda said the intention of the personnel director amendment was to re move deadwood from state de partments by letting them dismiss employes not needed He suggest ed final authority on all personnel problems be given the State Ex ecutive Council Out of Order The bill before the House would leave the job intact but strip the director of all of his functions except assisting Board of Control institutions in finding personnel Rep Ernest Kosek RCedar Rapids attempted to abolish that duty as well but his plan was ruled out of order by acting House Speaker Arthur Hanson RIn The appropriations bill as read ied for a final vote would increase the total approved by the Senate by The additional sum would go for National Guarc ALL EYES ON THE Queen Elizabeth II lavishly gowned and smiling is the object of all eyes as she attends a gala dinner in her honor at the Louvre Museum in Paris Behind her is French President Coty AP Wirephoto while at right wearing uniform and sash is Edouarcl de la Chauviniere chief of protocol The Queen and her husband the Duke of Edinburgh are in France on a state visit FUROR FOLLOWS AMBASSADORS SUICIDE Canada Asks Secrecy Vow WASHINGTON tion officials said Thursday it may be difficult to withhold from congressional committees secur ity information given to this coun try by Canada A Canadian demand for a pledge to restrict such informa tion was presented to Undersec retary of State Herter Wednesday by Ambassador A D P Heeney Under the terms proposed by Canada information given the United States in the future on such matters as Communist sub version could be passed on to committees of Congress only when the Canadian government specifically agreed The Canadian insistence on such an agreement stems from Cana das anger over the suicide death of its ambassador in Cairo E H Norman last week Norman had been accused before the Senate Internal Security Subcommittee and Sen Jenner rank ing GOP member of the Interna of having once been a CommuSecurity Committee j o i n e c nist And the subcommittee madejThursday in a statement saying public the testimony on thisilhe Federal Bureau of point No information obtained Sen Miller Gets in the Last Word DES MOINES UP Sen Jack Miller RSioux City got in the last wrord Wednesday even though the Iowa Senate defeated six of his amendments to a major tax measure He asked to offer one more amendment then recited this poem instead Roses are red Violets are blue The half cent sales tax got Leo And it will get you During the election campaign last year Gov Herschel C Loveless referred to former Gov Leo A Hoegh as High Tax Hoegh Rate to Remain As Is Technicality Overruled DES MOINES W A tax bill retaining the controversial 2Va per cent sales levy and other rales at current levels was held Thursday to have passed the Sen ate 2821 On the basis of an opinion from Ally Gen Norman Erbe Sen J Kendall L y n c s RPlainfield ruled the measure required only a simple majority and declared it passed He thus rejected a Demo cratic contention that a twothirds majority was needed Lynes made the ruling because he was presiding when the bill was voted on late Wednesday The 151 million revenue meas ure continues the sales tax at per cent with no exemption for food it continues the state in come tax at its present rale and it also retains the present corpor ation tax rate Two North lowans were among Legality Challenged four killed Wednesday night in a Legality of the vote was chal series of accidents in Iowa andllenged by Sen Tom Dailey D Minnesota Burlington who argued it needed Carl G Wheeler 5ti Iowa Falls a twothirds majority or 34 votes North lowans Among Four Crash Victims Des Moines was killed and persons were hurt in a two collision at an intersection Ilion has corroborated the groups from information and two car six miles southwest of Iowa Falls Williams a woman who gave authorities the name Helena Watson Wheeler 53 Iowa Falls were reported in serious condition at an Iowa Falls hos pital Dale C Frayne 45 alone in one car and Canada was involved in the Nor man case but Canada criticized the action and said she must move to protect her citizens Chairman Eastland DMiss 4535 Ballot Kills New Corn Program WASHINGTON Senate killed 4535 Wednesday a bill de signed to boost the amount of land which farmers in the Midwest commercial belt may plant to corn this year A similar oneyear emergency program was voted down by the House nearly a month ago The House vote was 217188 Party lines in the Senate were widely split Southerners new Englanders and some Westerners teamed up to defeat a bipartisan effort by corn belt senators to push the legislation through Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter Count DAVENPORT Jos eph Castel 15 Davenport Wed maintenance anci tor vocational rehabilitation when he told House charges in t sian roulette death of Judge Arthur Janssen sentencing until April circumstances surrounc case will be heard Caste guilty after the charge duced from second deg der The case involved of Paul Wellcndorf D early in February Singapore to Get New Status LONDON British and Singapore leaders Wednesday approved a draft constitution granting selfgovernment to the Southeast Asian colony Agreement was reached after monthlong negotiations between British colonial officials and Singapores allparty freedom mission led by Chief Minister Lim Yew AGE HELP DES MOINES Tl passed 1020 Wednesda providing that no person denied old age assistar has made prior arrange funeral expenses up to bill goes to the Senate DES MOINES on en rollment at Iowa higher educa tional institutions are proposed in appropriations bill amendment by Rep W E Whitney chairman of the House Schools Committee Whitney proposes that begin ning in the fall the State Univer sity of Iowa and Iowa State Col lege be limited to students each and that a ceiling of he placed on Iowa State Teachers College enrollment Last fall Whitney said SUI had enrolled ISC had and ISTC had Under Whitneyi plan enroll The Senate defeat appeared to have doomed any special corn legislation for this session The Senate bill a bipartisan compromise worked out by Mid west senators would have hiked the corn base from just above 37 ncsday pleaded guilty in to 51 million acres en County District Court to manjabled corn farmers to collect an ic Rusestimated 100 million dollars a friend more this year in soil bank pay i delayed ments and raised government 25 when price supports for corn growers the outside the commercial zone about 10 cents a bushel To participate in the program mura farmer would have been re i the death quired to put 15 per cent of his Davenport total cultivated acreage into the soil bank Sen Thomas E Martin R lowa said earlier that the pres House ent outlook for corn farmers is bill as dark as it has been in many many He said the cur age assistance if hcrent national allotment of about acres is not realistic is almost meaningless be cause the farmer cannot live with The corn farmers have reached the point of noreturn and they must have he said Martin and Sen Hickcnlooper also of Iowa both voted for the bill Rep Whitney Asks Limits on College Enrollments in Iowa ment of freshmen at both SUI and ISC would be limited to stu dents no more than 10 per cent of whom could be from outside Iowa Whitney said his amendment would permit the House to whack a year from the 206 annual appropriation which the Senate approved for Board of Regents institutions Students should be made to understand that it is a privilege ito go to college and they should earn that privilege by thc work they do in the grades and in high Whitney said 2 Youths Held for Stealing 11 Cars SPENCER youths who told authorities cars were held of stealing 11 here Thursday for questioning by the FBI in connection with transporting stol en property across state lines Authorities said Leonard Houle and Stanley Twiggs both 17 es caped Sunday night from the North Dakota Boys Training School at Mandan They were picked up in a field near here Wednesday In Print The to news offices Shortly slaff members called back to say Eastland had directed that it be withdrawn Similar information from committee sources was al Fatally Injured John Brugman Garner was fa tally injured when the car he was statement was telephoned driving plowed into lhe back of LS nf hrp shmt v ffoi T The bill would set aside into a property tax relief fund the proceeds from one cent of the sales tax This fund would pro vide state aid to schools and other funds would be allocated for full payment of agricultural land over lax credits would go to Anything left he Board of the Chicago Trib ready in print unc The statement broadly implied that the subcommittee does not plan to allow the Canadian pro test to govern its actions It gave no mention to the Ottawa move with this Ian Security Sub AP Wirephoto FAMILY TRADE Schwartz 32 and Betty Brooks 35 both of Millbrae pose in their Reno hotel after it was revealed they plan to marry each others pres ent mates following divorce proceedings The couples met two years ago and the switch came by mutual agreement Mrs Schwartz has two children and Mrs Brooks four The hus bands plan to adopt the others children and concluded guage The Internal committee is conscious of its du ties and obligations to the Senate and to the American people The subcommittee shall at all times conduct its responsibilities in this Cleared for Use The statement said further that the material was cleared for publication by lhe State Depart ment and the release was then approved by all subcommittee members except one who was ill Sen Neely DWVa was ailing at the time In Ottiwa Wednesday Lester P Pearson minister for external affairs told Parliament that the Canadian government was taking steps to deal with the situation in volved in the events which pre ceded Normans death State Department authorities declared that the new Canadian demand would be given the most truck The accident happened on Highway 61 near St Pauls city limits Brugman was alone in the car Brugman recently discharged from the Navy was staying with a relative in St Paul and had taken a job there Struck by Car Fred Cummings 64yearold itinerant was killed when struck by a car while walking along Highway 175 about three miles east of Odebolt The car was driven by Roger Neville Odebolt Grace Pilgrim 72 Edgewood was killed and her husband George 90 was injured when their car went into a ditch and overturned three miles northeast ol Edgewood All About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy Thurs day night and Friday Colder Thursday night and low 1824 Slightly warmer Friday high 3844 Iowa Partly cloudy and colder Thursday night low in 20s Fri day partly cloudy little tem perature change Minnesota Fair continued cold GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum Wednesday 54 Minimum Wednesday night 24 At 8 a m Thursday 25 Precipitation 26 inch YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 57 25 serious consideration It ap peared evident that they at least hoped hat some kind of an agreement satisfactory to Canadian government could bei worked out Charles City Rail Outing Set Sunday CHARLES service on the old Charles City Western Railway will be revived Sunday when the electric line will operate a sightseeing car from Charles City to Marble Rock and also from Charles City to Colwell of both parties to the two per Regents institutions for capital improvements Dailey said the property tax relief fund feature of the bill is in effect a local purpose appro priation requiring a twothirds vole He called it a phoney grabbag hodgepodge The bill has not yet been con sidered by the House The long Senate debate on the measure centered chiefly around the sales tax and several border county senators urged a return cent sales tax Supported Bill Twentyseven Republicans and one Democrat Sen Raymond Gillespie Dexter supported the bill Twelve Republicans and nine Democrats voted against it Sen Frank Byers RMarion was present but did not vote on final passage Gov Herschel Loveless has said he would veto any sales tax higher than two per cent which does not include an exemption for food When Sen George OMalley DDes Moines re minded the Senate of this GOP majority leader D C Nolan Iowa City charged OMalley with holding a club over the Sc n a te Some Republican strategists contend that inclusion of the state income tax in the bill will make it difficult for Loveless to veto it It would take 34 votes to over ride a veto Opposed Plan Among those who opposed the per cent sales tax were Sens J V Dykhouse RRock The runs sponsored by the John OConnor D Strawberry Iowa Chapter of the National Point and Jim Henry RCar tnei Railway Historical Society Each emphasized that the Ms for the benefit of rail fans andj Iowa tax drives business into jail other persons interested inneighboring states At stake is the continued Canadian exchange of informa tion on Communist activities Cold Front Moves In Mercury Dips A cold front that moved south eastward across Iowa late Wed nesday dropped temperatures sharply into the 20s over much of the state Wednesday night Even lower readings were pre dicted for Thursday night As the cold front moved across the stale it touched off scattered showers and thunderstorms Rain fall amounts ranged up to 26 of an inch at Mason City riding the abandoned trolley Sen lohn Walker RWilliams Two round trips will be his proposal lc exempt the first to leave ho Charles City food from tUo sales lax because station at Numerousjhe said it would cut tax revenue stops for photos will be madelby SKi million a your along the way A noon lunch slopj Son X T Prentis R Mount PLEADS INNOCENT DAVENPORT UP Richard F Powell 21 charged with first de gree murder pleaded innocent in District Court Wednesday He is charged in the fatal shooting of Richard E Brandt 22 in a park ing lot at a ballroom here March 31 in Charles City is scheduled Tickets for the tour can be ob tained at the Charles City station Sunday Ayr chairman of the Ways and Means Committee which drew up the bill and Majority Leader No lan led the fight for passage On thc final 2821 Cal1 of MTiir NEW YORK WSoarmg newswho voted bm wcre print and production costs Buller Coleman Dailey copy in the last year Dewel Dykhouse Elwood Grim stead Harbor Henry Hoffman McCurdy McGarlan McManus Miller OConnor OMalley Shaff Utzig Walker and Weiss All others voted for the bill ex cept Byers who did not vote IAMB DATE19S6 182 TAX PROPOSAL DES MOINES Rep How ard Roppert DDes Moines pn poscd in an amendment to a j House bill Wednesday thai the Istate sules tax be increased to three per cent with one per cent of the revenue to go for statt aid to schools   

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