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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 13, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON Citv GLOBEGAZETTE THE NiWSPAPIR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIII Associated Preii and United Preii Full Wirei Seven Onts a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 13 1957 This Paper ol Two One No 15f Taxes May Delay Legislature Closing Eastland Defends Norman Case Handling MASTER AWARD Clarence W Moody Burlington Hawk Eye Gazette was one of three Iowa publishers to receive Mas ter EditorPublisher awards from the Iowa Press Assn for honorable service to journal ism The others are Allen Canada in New Protest Admit to Red Ties WASHINGTON East land DMiss says he cannol di vulge why his subcommittee pub licly linked Canadian diplomat E H Norman with communism rather than handling the matter quietly through diplomatic chan nels But he added his Senate Inter nal Security Subcommittee fol the course it did for a i sound He said there jwere facts involved which he Hamblin Bedford TimesPress could not discuss publicly and Carl Sexauer Ogden Re The Canadian government has porter The awards were made Friday night at the annual con vention in Des Moines Nonpolitical Money Probe Is Promised WASHINGTON W Sen Byrd DVa pledged Saturday that a Senate investigation of the coun trys financial condition will be strictly Byrd said he intends to direct the study by his Senate Finance Committee to rising interest rates revenues credit taxes and public and private debts The committee voted unani mously Friday to begin its broad scale inquiry Byrd said the study will begin as soon as a staff can be assembled Tight Money Some Democratic committee members said privately the in quiry would center on what they call the Eisenhower administra tions tight money policies The policy of increasing interest rates as an antiinflation measure al ready is under heavy Democratic fire These committee Democrats also described the forthcoming in vestigation as an answer to Pres ident Eisenhowers proposal for establishment of an independent commission to study monetary and fiscal policies So far the Presidents plan has gotten no where in Congress No Politics Byrd said we are going right down the line with an investiga tion of interest rates taxes debts and oilier adding So far as I can make il so it will be strictly Republican members of the fi nance group voiced confidence that any investigation run by Byrd would be Sen Knowland of California the Senate Republican leader said he thinks the Finance Com mittee has a perfect right to in vestigate in lhe financial field The House some lime ago killed a plan for a study in this field by its Banking Committee This seemed to leave the Senate Fi nance Committee in command for an inquiry that Byrd said will have an unlimited strongly the mittees action making public testimony linking Norman with communism Norman committed suicide in Cairo April 4 shortly after the subcommittee record was made public He was Canadian ambas sador to Egypt Old Charges The Canadian government said the subcommittee had revived old charges on which Canada had cleared Norman after thorough investigation in 1951 In Ottawa Friday Canadian Foreign Secretary Lester Pear son said Norman had associated openly during his university days with persons believed to be Com munists But Pearson said Ihis was known lo the Canadian gov ernment when Norman was em ployed by the Foreign Office and that there never was any doubt about Normans loyalty or integ rity Eastland said the lees informalion about Norman was not confined to his student days He told the Senate the facts are that from 1951 until Ihis lime his name has continued lo crop up in investigations we have Refers to Record I am not going to say anything about a man who has passed the senator added The record speaks for Asked by Sen Ncuberger D Ore if the subcommittee knew the Canadian government had made security checks of Norman and cleared him Eastland said J dont think these discussions will help our relations with our neighbor to lhe Then Eastland added I do know that a LIMITED NUMBER U S Set to Admit More Hungarians WASHINGTON UP The United States said Saturday it will continue to bring limited numbers of Hungarian refu gees into this country in the next few Reports that the United States was ending its refugee program had created despondency among Hungarians waiting in Austria for a chance to find a new home here But a special policy statement issued Saturday said The United States government is continuing to assist the people of Hungary who fled from Com munist oppression and under this policy will continue to bring limited numbers of refugees into the country within the next few The statement said The number of refugees to be ad mitted to the United States will of course be on a diminishing basis in the future because of the lessening of the emer The United States already has accepted more than Hungarian refugees This the statement said is nearly 20 per cent of all who escaped from the Communists This country in addition has helped to resettle more than refugees in other countries and will continue this assistance ESCAPES CRASH PRAIRIE DU ROCHER 111 UP Lt Eugene Hart 25 Des Moines attached to the 42nd FighterInterceptor Squadron at Pittsburgh escaped injury Fri day when he crashlanded his F86 jet in a wheatfield near here NO LETTER TODAY Linda Norris 7 daughter of Mr and Mrs Charles Norris Mason City Route 1 finds the family mailbox empty due to the moratorium on Saturday postal service Sharing her disappointment is her pet clog Shep The Mason City Post Office like those all over the nation was closed as a result of cur rent federal budget troubles Post Offices Closed but Indications Point to a Quick Return to Normal Advocate Nuclear Cutback Would Curb Bomb Output LONDON Harold Stassen proposed Friday that Russia and the West begin early next year to limit all production of fis sionable materials to nomveapons use The U S disarmament spokes man told the U N Disarmament subcommittee the program could take effect on April 1 1958 pro vided an inspection system is worked out Stassen suggested scientists of the five subcommittee nations Britain France Russia the United States and a study Sept 1 on ways to en force such a program The inspection system should be set up by March 1 he said Further Study Soviet Delegate Valerian Zorin promised to give the proposal careful study and comment later British French and Canadian representatives commented fa vorably French Delegate Jules Moch said however an agreement on limiting conventional armaments and military manpower shoulc take effect simultaneously Western sources said the plan could be enforced by inspector at plants producing fissionabli materials and at nuclear powc stations They stressed that i would not involve free run of the countries involved Stassen reportedly told th closed committee meeting hi plan was designed only to re verse the trend toward miclea weapons and not as a cureall fo the hydrogen bomb problem HBomb Tests Countries would still be able tc make bombs from stocks built up WASHINGTON were no regular mail deliveries Satur day and most post offices were closed for the weekend But it looked as though service would be returned to normal soon Postmaster General Summer field said late Friday he has no choice but to go ahead with service cutbacks even though the testified that this man was a member of a Communist cell and thai in the invesligation in Can ada he the witness had never been Eastland apparently was refer ring to Dr Karl A Wiltfogel a Columbia University professor who testified in 1951 at a public inquiry by the subcommittee into the institule of Pacific relalions Wiltfogcls testimony was re ferred to at closeddoor hearings the subcommittee held on March 12 and March 21 Publication of the record of these hearings last month was followed by Normans suicide and the sharp Canadian protests Cherokee Youth Is Victim of Accident CHEROKEE UPl Three Cher okee High School seniors on their way to a track meet Friday were involved in an auto accident killing one youth Dead is Roger Perrin 17 son of Mr and Mrs George Perrin Boyd Rasmus 17 son of Dale Rasmus and Ted Klopp 17 son of the Rev and Mrs Kurt Klopp were injured and taken to a Cher okee hospital TO DROP SHOW NEW YORK ffi Arthur God frey says he will drop his Wed nesday night Arthur Godfrey Show on television after the 26 program Huge Ice Jam Ties Up 35 Freighters on Great Lakes SAULT STE MARIE Mich 65milelong ice jam tied up 35 Great Lakes freight ers in the St Marys River Sat urday and forced a halt to ship ping on Lake Superior The ice jam described by vet eran Great Lakes shipping cap tains as the worst in their memo ries prompted Coast Guard Capt Ivor Kerr Friday to stop all shipping on Lake Superior S i x freighters were still trapped in the huge icefield in Whitcfish Bay 40 miles above the Soo Locks The ice field was described as 65 miles long 30 to 60 miles wide and three feet thick in places with windrows up to 25 feet high Two Iowa Women Are Victims of House Fires ly THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two Iowa women died early Saturday when fires swept their homes Dead are Mrs Richard Bald win 31 Madrid and Angela Bell 30 Des Moines Mrs Baldwins husband an ex aminer for the State Department of Insurance suffered cuts and burns when he tried to rescue his wife Their two young sons es caped injury Baldwin said he was awakened by his wife about midnight after she had smelled smoke A fire was blazing in the living room he said Mrs Baldwin awakened their boys Richard 10 and Charles 6 While Baldwin went for a hose Mrs Baldwin got the boys outside Mrs Baldwin apparently was trapped or overcome when she went back into the house to get some possessions The house burned to the ground Mrs Bell was alone in her apartment at when the fire broke out Persons in a downstairs apartment turned in the alarm when they smelled smoke Mrs Bells body was found near a window House Appropriations Committee has recommended an extra million to maintain normal postal operations through June He said the reductions must go into effect as scheduled so that the department legally operates within the funds actually appro Under the first stage of Sum merfields order Saturday mail day despite the grumbling of some of its members Summer field restated his position that mail service reductions can be canceled only when enough addi tional money actually becomes is after the bill has cleared Congress and has been signed by President Eisen hower The House is scheduled to con dehvery has been hailed throughjsider the committees recommen out the country The only itemsRation Monday and the Senate is prior to the agreement Hydrogen bomb tests presumably coul continue until these slocks were exhausted Stassen emphasized howeve that the agreement would and if successful eventually hal Hbomb construction Nations which do not now hav the bomb would be urged to join in the agreement Stassen emphasized that th United Slales was not prepared to enter an agreement now elim nating nuclear Senates Bill Now in House Expect Veto by Loveless By DWIGHT McCQRMACK DES MOINES wiThe Legisla lure is grinding out the big appro priations bills without much con troversy so far but it appears that the tax program will hold up final adjournment until about April 27 The only revenue measure passed so far squeezed through the Republicancontrolled Senate 2821 this week But it raised accusations that he accepted money from Big Jim Elkins admitted Portland gambler AP Wircphoto TRIAL NEARS END Dist Atty William Langley Port land a figure in the re c e n t Senate racketeering probe is one of the last witness es to testify at his trial in Port land on a charge of failing to prosecute gamblers He denied jsome doubts of passage by the GOPdominated House in itspres nt form There also is a strong probabil ty that Democratic Gov Herschel ovelcss would veto the bill as it s House leaders say there would be less chance of passing the measure over the governors veto n the House than in the Senate This is despite the 2821 Senate ole of approval Present Tax The bill would make permanent the present per cent sales and use taxes It would continue in definitely the individual income tax rate of to per of taxable income The present 3 per cent corporation tax would be re tained One per cent of the sales tax revenue would be earmarked for state aid to public schools and agricultural land tax credits The socalled omnibus bill is regarded as a Republican effort to lay on the governors desk a salestax included measure he could not velo without killing legislation he might favor The governor has vowed repeat edly that he would veto any sales tax proposal calling for a rate higher than 2 per cent The levy will drop back to that figure July 1 unless there is additional legis lation 55 Votes It would take 55 votes in the 108member House to pass the bill Republicans hold a 7236 ad vantage there However a consid erable number of Republicans es pecially those from border coun ties where return to the 2 per cent rate is urged could be ex pected to vote with the Democrats against a 2 per cent levy Rep Robert Carson RInde majority party floor leader in the House said The margin of passage of the bill in the Navy Not to Cut Cruises for Solons WASHINGTON The Navy is going ahead with its cruises for congressmen despite a ruckus over the Armys nowcanceled in vitation to legislators for a free trip to Kentucky on Derby week end The Army backed down Friday on its plan for a demonstration at Ft Knox Ky May 34 to which more than 100 Congress members had been invited May 4 is Derbj and Ft Knox is 30 mile from the Louisville track The cancellation was announced after some congressional criticism of Secretary of the Army Bruck ers invitation Brucker said he fact that the show and the derbj were about the same time was a The Navys current schedule o cruises for congressmen calls foi trips of up to three days The firs group cruised aboard the carriei Leyte March 2425 At present nine congressmen five Democrats and four Republi aboard the carrier Ran dolph somewhere off the Florida Coast The vessel the Navy said is engaged in routine air train ing Warming Trend May Continue Sunny skies Iowa Saturday were as a the rule in slow warm ing trend continued over the being delivered arc Ihosc bearing expected lo act soon afterward nalmS nuclear weapons special delivery stamps AlsoiThus it appeared likely Summer maintained thai such an agree service windows in most of thejfjeld might his monev bv theiment unllke tnat involving pro posl offices Qf nexl wefik could not effeclivcly be Senate was closer than he stale expected He added that Present He The sun was expected to arc that the margin in temperatures nations mained closed The only ones open were rural area fourth class post offices staffed generally by storekeepers Newspapers are in cluded in the ban on mail deliv ery ACCIDENT VICTIM DAVENPORT AVMerle Thom as 34 Blue Grass yard foreman for a Davenport lumber com Other service curtailments are scheduled to take effect later After the committee acted Fri Eden Recovering Satisfactorily From Surgery BOSTON Anthony Eden was operated on Saturday at New England Baptist Hospital for re moval of an artificial bile duct A bulletin issued after the surgery said there was no malignancy and that he withstood the operative procedure The bulletin was signed by Drs Richard B Cattell who per formed the surgery Sir Horace Evans Edens personal physician and John W Norcross of the Lahey Clinic staff The doctors said it was not nec essary to insert a new tube and that there was no inflamation of the colon The doctors said they found the obstruction which had been causing frequent attacks of fever in the right hepatic duct and that Ihc constricted area w a s dilated had asked for S47 million beyond the S2 billionplus Congress voted last year to run his department during this fiscal year He said his request for supple mental funds for the next 2i months grew out of unexpectedly large mail volume the need to serve spreading residential areas and a postal pay increase But his critics in Congress contend the present situation results from overspending of postal appropria tions in the first three quarters of jlhe year About pany was crushed fatally Friday The arlificial biliary tube had when a pile of shingles he was j been inserted four years ago by unloading toppled over Cattell when Eden was ailing buried him lafter a gall bladder operation The Weather Mason City Generally fair warmer high Saturday in low or mid 50s Low Saturday night in mid 20s Sunday partly cloudy and slightly warmer high lower 50s Iowa Generally fair and warmer Saturday night High Saturday 4050 Low Saturday night in 20s Sunday partly cloudy and slightly warmer Minnesota Slow warming trend GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Saturday Maximum Friday Minimum Friday night At 8 Saturday YEAR AGO Maximum 54 Minimum 22 enforced into the high 4Usitnc House might be even over the entire stale Saturday Already Rep W E Whitney afternoon Top readings FridaysKAurelia has filed an amend varied from 37 at Mason City lo 41 at Davenport Lows in lhe 20s were forecast for Saturday mght followed by partly cloudy and slightly warm er weather Sundav CAPTAIN ARRESTED TOKYO arrested the captain of he excursion ship ment to lhe bill to go back to the 2 per cent rates on sales and use taxes Carson had said earlier that The extra half cent of sales tax must Rep Andrew Frommclt DDu a minority party leader in the House said he thought the Republicancontrolled House Sift ing Committee probably would allow the bill to come out for de He added SAME persons is of lhe old apprentice Kitagawa Maru Saturday for causing the death of by turning over the steering jak am iand Ux wheel to nn unlicensed provisions There would be the hope that the tax rate would be cut back to 2 per First to Act If the House should pass the bill as it is and lhe governor veto it the Senate would be the first to consider overriding the veto Thais because lhe measure origi naled Ihere It would take 34 votes for the Senate to pass the bill over a veto There arc 40 Republicans and 10 Democrats in the Scnale But 12 Republicans joined 9 Dem ocrats in voting against lhe meas Jordan Demonstrates Against Ike Doctrine AMMAN Jordan Several hundred persons demonstrated in the streets of Amman Saturday in support of the government of outgoing Premier Suleiman Nabulsi and against the Eisen hower Middle East doctrine They dispersed without any incidents reported after hearing one of their leaders declare We tolerate no American imperialist projects such as the jure on its passage Eisenhower doctrine We shall fight against these projects the same way we fought against British imperialist The speaker called for formation of a national coalition new The demonstrators carried banners proclaiming solidarity between the Army and and shouted antiAmerican slo gans They represented the National Socialist Party of which Nabulsi is a member the Baath Arab resurrection Party and the leftist National bloc Syria meanwhile has reportedly started moving troops into northern Jordan to reinforce of ifs soldiers placed there at Jordans request since the Suez crisis Jordan itself discounted anything unusual about the move saying it was merely a normal replacement procedure In the House a proposal lo override a veto would require the approval of 72 members Thats exactly the mufbor of Republican members But again a considcr iable number of GOP representa lives could be expected to join up jwith Democrats to support a veto Carson said II appears cloubt jful that the Senate could override ia velo As to the possibility of ithe House overriding a veto I couldnt make a fair guess until the House has voted on the   

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