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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 23, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10 W A N S NEIGHBORS HOME VOL LXIN Associated Prwi and United Full Wirei Seven a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 23 1957 ThU Paper Consist of Two SectionsSection RTfJ PRORT TM A T r m r GlobeGazette photo by Gibbs T ima u SMALL Lenze 4T son of Mr and Mrs Leonard has a problem His kite became snagged in high ten a toouncommon occurrence during the spring kite sion wires near TT m v uuinig me spring Kite 6XIlains his to Fire Capt John Cunning airanged 5le electnc company to have the kite removed Never attempt to remove kites from wires Cunningham warned Yank Flies Far Into China to Save Boy From Hands of Reds TOKYO American pilot told Tuesday how he and anothei American flew deep into Red China this month and iescuedJhe son of a wealthy Chinese busi nessman from Communist hands Henry Bush 42 a mildspoken graying man of 19 years flying related the details of the eight hour adventure into Hunan Prov ince and out The rescue of the boy who had been held as hos tage was accomplished without incident Bush is a pilot with the govern mentowned Venezuelan airline Linea Aeroposlal Venezolana He is on a sevenmonth vacation tour He said the unauthorized flight was made April 5 from the Portu guese colony of Macao on the south coast of the Chinese main land in a PBY amphibious air craft He declined to disclose the name of his companion because the man is employed by an airline in Southeast Asia and is married to a Chinese girl Flying at altitudes of 500 to feet most of the way the plane threaded through valleys o avoid detection and landed on an unused dirt airstrip about 350 miles north of Macao He said he hit the landing strip on the nose with the aid of a flight plan and chart that rwasn made by Twp minutes after tie pia landed a truck with a a boy drove onto the strip Th youth a bright rosy cheeke boy of about 12 or 13 climbed into the plane and they took off Back in Macao by 1 they were met by a Chinese junk whici took the boy off It came off so easy that it even hard for me to believe it Bush said It was a perfect day for flying We didnt see any Communist planes No shots were fired at us We landed picked up the boy and got out It was as easy as Night Speed Limit Sent to Loveless DES MOINES bill to se a maximum speed limit of 6 miles an hour at night on highways received final passage Monday It now goes to Gov Hersche Loveless for his signature Un der the bill Iowa still will no have a daytime speed limit Final assembly action came when the Senate decided to ac cept the House version providing for a speed limit at nightonly The Senate had passed a bil which would have set limits o 70 miles an hour in daytime and 60 miles an hour at night The house amended the Senate bill to remove all mention of any speec limit during daylight hours Sen Raymond Gillespie D who sponsored the Sen ate bill said the House amend ment leaves us with half a loaf but maybe its better to accep half a loaf than no loaf at The bill as passed does not per mit drivers to go over 60 miles an hour at night when passing another car The Senate bill had provided a tolerance when passing another car Gov Loveless said Tuesday he expects to sign the bill unless there is some technical fault in If approved as expected the new law would become effective July 4 SAM I About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and windy through Wednesday oc casional showers and thunder storms ending fay Wednesday morning Low Tuesday night mid 50s High Wednesday in lower 70s Iowa Considerable cloudiness with scattered showers and thunderstorms Tuesday night and extreme Wednesday Partly cloudy west and central Wednesday Low Tuesday night in 50s Minnesota Showers windy GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Tuesday Maximum Monday 74 Minimum Monday night 51 At 8 Tuesday 53 Precipitation trace YEAR AGO Maximum 44 Minimum 24 Dubuque Driver 2 Children Are Victims of Crash KEYSTONE Dubuque man and his two children were fatally injured late Monday in a cartruck collision four miles southwest of here on 30 Darrell W Powell 34 and his daughter Nancy were killed outright in the crash His son Gary ll died early Tuesday in an Iowa City hospital Authorities said a car driven by owells wife rammed into the ear of a semitrailer truck Irivcn by Jerry Brown Marshall own Brown told officials he was lowing down to aid a truck stuck n the shoulder of the highway Brown escaped injury Mrs Powell was hospitalized at Nicholas Is Host at Late Senate Snack DES MOINES Iowa Senate raced through two dozen noncontroversial bills in its third night session Monday and then re cessed for a late evening snack of turkey sandwiches and coffee Lt Gov William Nicholas Ma son City a turkey farmer whan not presiding over the Senate had five turkeys roasted to give the lateworking senators a snack He had promised the food after the Senate worked for two consecu House Overrides 2 Vetoes on City Bus Farm Tax Cut Bills Inquiry OKd by House 6836 Ballot Follows Debate DES MOINES Republi can sponsored resolution for bi partisan investigation of politica parties highlighted by an alleged attempt to interfere wilh func the State Highway Com mission was dumped in the lap of the Iowa Senate Tuesday after a story session in the House The House by vote of approved creation of a joint in vestigating committee on which he Democrats are representec but with which they were by no means satisfied The resolution calls for two Re publicans and one Democrat each from the Senate and House to conduct a probe after this session adjourns and report to the 1957 Legislature Opposed Resolution Three Republicans Reps Tom Frey NeolaJ Neal Pierce Rus sell and Henry Stevens Jeffer son voted agairist the resolution One Democrat Rep Casey LJJSS Algona supported it Two Re two Democrats publicans and were recorded byRep Clark McNeal wa introduced last Thursday the same day when Chairman Robert Beck of the State Highway Commission i s s u e d a forma statement that had repercussions at the Statehpuse It alleged attempts had been made to pad bids to the com mission fix specifications so that nly one firm could supply leeded equipment and an at empt to get a Republican com missioner to resign for a ainer fee so the Democrats ould get control of the com mis ion Not Named Gov Herschel Loveless imme iately claimed Beck knew at the ime that the governor planned is own investigation of the High ay Commission and at least one ther state department which Loveless did not name AP Wirephoto CONFER ON DISARMAMENTHarold E StasTen disarmament advisor poses with President Eisen hower before the two conferred at the Presidents va cation headquarters at Augusta Ga Disarmament nego tiations being carried on in London by a subcom mittee was the subject of discussion Arms Control Possible Eisenhower Declares Ga President Eisenhower Tuesday reaffirmec the United States is confident that controls and reduction of are possible desirable and in the last reckoning indispensable rhe arm e view was set forth in a statement issued a lus vacation headquarters after he had conferred for 75 minutes wit BULLETIN WASHINGTON W Secre tary of State Dulles said Tues day the question of operating the Suer Canal should be placed quickly before the U N Secur ity Council possibly Wednes day or Thursday E Stassen his disarma During a hour debate on he probe resolution some Demo rats said theyfavored a truly committee but de measure permitted ipartisan lared the tive evenings last week The nearly two dozen bills passed represented the biggest output of measures at any one sit ting this session All of them were minor One bill sent to the governor for his signature would authorize the state to issue car license plates every year The bill set aside star chamber hearings which ould be used by Republicans to nvestigate only Democrats The investigation would begin as soon as the Senate approves and the resolution is published the resolution would permit the committee to subpoena w i t nesses take testimoney under oath conduct private or public hearings and appoint subcommit tees of two or more members with at least one from each party to go into any part of the state Final Debate In the final debate Rep Jack McCoy Ottumvva Democrat said Advocates of the resolution have Cedar Rapids in fair condition 1 ration fees for the plates How ever the Iowa Executive Council vill have the final word on whether the plates will be issued ecause the Legislature only au thorizes them The Senate also adopted a reso ution setting up an 11member committee to study the problems of aged persons The resolution which was sent to the House would establish a committee made up of one representative each from the State Board of So cial Welfare Board of Health and Board of Control four legislators and four laymen woken for their constituents Battle Creek Man Killed in Accident BATTLE CREEK E Lundt 34 Battle Creek was killed Tuesday when his car smashed through the side of a bridge and plunged into a ravine on a county road 2V4 miles south east of here but for their political Andrew Frommelt DDu declared The majority wont investigate its party I hope the resolution doesnt prevent the governor from investigating things the committee probably wont go into The resolution probably will be used as a ve hicle for somebody to run for of McNeal said he did not know who would be appointed on the investigating committee but he would trust any member of the House No one has mentioned who will be on the governors in vestigating committee or who will control ORDERS CRACKDOWN DENVER WVGov Steve Mc Nichols Tuesday issued an order directing indefinite suspension of a drivers license if he is convict ed of two traffic violations within six months or of a single fla grant violation 3 Sentenced in Minneapolis on White Slave Count MINNEAPOLIS Dominic Picciurro former Wisconsin night club operator was sentenced to five years imprisonment on white slave charges Monday His former and a Minne apolis man also involved in al leged prostitution traffic received lesser sentences Theyx testified as government witnesses in Picci urros trial in District Court here last month Picciurros exwife Shirley 29 received an 18monih sentence and Charles Lipscomb 32 was sentenced to a fouryear term Both had pleaded guilty Lipscomb had pleaded guilty to one count of an indictment charg ing him wilh transporting a wom an from Minneapolis to Mason City Iowa for purposes of prosti tution ment adviser Stassen flew to Augusta from TAX CUT SEEN TROY House Repub lican Leader Joseph Martin Tues day said Americans can look forward to a reduction in their taxes next year Washington for the conference and made ready to start back to London later in the day for re sumption of United Nations dis armament talks there Wednes day Those talks which started last month and recessed over the Eas ter weekend have caused United States officials to be cautiously iiopeful that Russia finally may be ready to take some small first step toward bringing the East West atomic weapons race under nternational control A statement issued after the CisenhowerStassen conference at Hie Augusta National Golf Club was carefully worded to guard against any idea of excessive op imism The statement by White House 3ress Secretary James C Hager y said Eisenhower had encour aged the U S delegation to Lon don headed by Slassen to follow hrough thoroughly in the re sumed negotiations which will start again in London on Wednes Indianola Youth Is Accidentally Hanged INDIANOLA Easter va cation spent at his grandfathers farm near Lacona ended disas Irously Monday for a 13yearok Indianola boy Robert Lepley son of M r s Francis Iluggs was playing alone in a tree when some binder twine he had got caught around h i neck and strangled him The Warren County coroner said he had been dead several hours be fore he was found No Indication When Legislature Will Wind Up DES MQINES Iff Tues day was the 100th day of the 1957 Iowa legislative session the traditional final adjournment day But there was no clear indication of when the lawmakers might finish their work The Sen ate last week passed a res olution calling for final ad journment at 5 Tues day However the House has not acted on the reso lution and probably wont until the end is in sight 6343 House Vote Kills Liquor Plan DES MOINES UP The House ought the liquor issue over again Tuesday and in effect killed by a vote of 6343 a bill to legalize the sale of liquor by the drink Technically the vote was on a motion by Rep Tom Frey RNe ola to take the bill away from the Sifting Committee But tha did not halt the fullscale debat on the proposal itself Similar measures have been be fore the Legislature unsuccess fully in each of the sessions fo the last 10 years or more In more than an hour and a ha of debate those favoring liquor b the drink argued that the meas ure would improve enforcement contribute to temperance tha here is liquor by the drink in ef feet now and that a proposa passed earlier by the House call ng for a vote of the people on the ssue would die in the Senate Opponents of the measure con ended there is less liquor evil in owa now than in many states the bill could not be enacted at this ate date in the session that there vas no call in the Sifting Commit ee to bring out the bili and that iquor is the cause of majiy per ons being in state institutions Thebill the House r ected would have provided for ocal option Licenses would have ost to in cities de icnding upon their size and or a tavern outside municipali ies and for key clubs The spon ors estimated it would raise bout million a year in state evenue TUESDAYS action did not af cct a bill passed by the House arlier in the session which calls or a referendum on the liquor ssue in 1962 Eccentric Inventor Holds Woman CaptivelOS Days LONDON 28yearold brunette claims an eccentric in ventor held her captive for 105 days in a dugout bencalh the back garden of his suburban home Police removed Marjoric Jordan from the underground den Monday after a neighbor found a penciled note asking for help Her captor John Bridal 26 told reporters She was not brought here under force but she needed some persuading She was not enthusiastic but agreed to help me with my experiments I did not keep her against her will except for the first few In to detectives hbwever Miss Jordan declared Bridal a complete stranger kidnaped her from her bedroom in a lodging house two miles from his home the night of Jan 7 She said he taped her mouth put her on the rear snat of his motorcycle and took her to the underground room Reached by a shaft made from a large pipe the room was 10 feet long 4 feet wide and 7 feet high The shaft exit was secured by a screwdown cover of the manhole type Minnesota Senate Approves Daylight Saving Time Bill ST PAUL UP Statewide daylight saving time will start in Minnesota Sunday due to a fav orable 5311 vote in the Senate Tuesday The upper house passed a man datory fasttime bill which ha already been approved by the house There was only slight op position from some rural legisla tors Senate changes would leave the dates of the daylight time up to the governor so Minnesota could conform with the nationa standard The Senate version would also have to be reenactec next session Teamsters Strike in Seven Major Cities CHICAGO UP and parcels piled up in seven majoi cities across he nation Tuesday following a strike of same drivers againnt the Railway Ex press Agency The company placed an embargo on rail and air express deliveries in Newark Philadelphia Cleveland Cincin nati Chicago St Louis and San Francisco The teamsters are striking for higher wapss The drivers re used to accept a threeyear con ract with a package raise of 26Vi cents an hour offered by the ency Agency drivers presently erage an hour Adhere f to Party Lines Little Debate on Measures DES MOINES UP The House voted almost entirely along party lines Tuesday to pass over Gov Loveless veto a bill to exempt farmers from paying sales tax on gasoline and to give financial as sistance to urban bus systems The vote to override on the bus bill was 7334 Rep Casey Loss DAlgona voted with the Repub licans to override the veto All other Democrats voted against it and one Rep John Duffy Du buque was absent On the sales tax exemption measure the vote was 7334 Rep Peter Steenhusen DIrwin and oss joined Republicans in voting o override the veto and Rep Tom Frey RNeola joined the Demo crats Surprise The moves to override the gov ernors vetoes came as a sur prise There was practically discussion on the move to pass the bus aid bill and only relatively brief debate on the sales tax measure The move caught Democrats flatfooted and with 3 of their 3S members absent when the began All 72 Republicans present 4 It took a twothirds vote to over the governors veto and ia each case the vote was sufficient The bus bill would exempt fi nancially hardpressed transit sys ems in 16 cities from paying the present registration fees compen sation taxes gas taxes and fran chise taxes The measure would give the relief for two years only The sales tax bill would provide hat farmers who get refunds on gasoline purchased for nonhigh vay uses would not be required o pay the state sales tax Also exempt from the sales tax would be materials used in disease con rol weed control insect control or health promotion for plants and livestock for market Next The next move will cemc when he measures come up in the Sen ate Unless the Senate also votes o override the veto will remain ffective Loveless had said in vetoing the measures that there should be no xempttons from the sales tax to elected segments of the public le said such exemptions serve o increase the taxes for others In the debate on the sales tax icasure Tuesday Rep Andrew rommelt DDubuque said the late cannot afford the million ry a year loss in revenue hat the bill would give This money goes to take care f kiddies in our institutions and needed for state govern men I functions Lets be lovvans and politicians More Taxes Needed Rep Merle Hagedorn D minority party floor lead pr said If we keep chipping away soon additional taxes will be needed from the rest of the Rep Curtis RieHm RGarner then said If we are to give more than lip service to tax equality then we should pass this bill over the governors veto Business indus try and the general public do not pay a sales tax on gasoline Farmers arc the only ones who Rep Stanley Watts DMurray commented Im not going to vote to wreck the governors bud SUSPENDED SENTENCE WATERLOO Fader 5 Waterloo was given a sus pended prison term of eight years ind fined Monday on a man slaughter charge growing out of the death of his wife Florence 41 Feb 15 State witnesses rial testified he was intoxicated nit defense witnesses said he wat n a stale oljbhock T   

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