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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 25, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                V North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPfR THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Preji Full Leasa Wirti Seven Centi Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 25 1957 This Paper Consists of Two No Loveless Favors Compromise Tax Bill 6th Fleet Ordered Back to East Mediterranean Amid Crisis in Jordan Hashem Is Chosen New Premier Cabinet of Khalidi Quits FROM OUK WIRE SERV1CKS The United Stales keeping a worried eye on the crisis in Jor dan Thursday ordered its 6th Fleet into the eastern Mediterran ean in what was initially de scribed as a precautionary The 6th Fleet which includes the mighty aircraft carrier For restal and its farranging planes is the major military force near the Middle East It would be the first to be ordered into action should American forces be called upon to intervene in Jordan under the Eisenhower Doctrine There has been no indication as yet however that tion will be requested by Jordan and officials although con cerned were viewing develop ments there calmly Precautionary Movt They said that King Hussein backed by a loyal army and friendly neighbors in Iraq and Saudi Arabia appeared to be strong enough to hold his own against riotous leftist elements and even should proSoviet Syrian troops intervene They said Iraqi forces alone are stronger than Syrias and that any help given AP Wircphoto NEW derlined cities are Jordans five largest Total curfew was ord ered at those places and the en tire country placed under mar tial law in the midst of a new political crisis in that Middle East country by Saudi Arabia would add to Husseins strength A new government was named in Jordan and martial law clamped on the country King Hussein declared his intention to fight out the crisis He blamed international communism for bringing it on Thursday a total curfew was imposed on the capital city of Amman the Old City of Jerusa lem Nablus Ramallah and Irbid near the Syrian frontier Under the decree of martial law police were put under control of the army whose tough core Bedo uin fighters are loyal to King Hus sein Heads Cabinet House Passes Salary Hike Measures DES MOINES Utt The House passed Thursday a series of sal ary future leg islators for municipal council men and for court reporters The legislator salary measure passed 7422 It must return to the Senate due to a House amend ment It would provide pay of a day for future legislators Pres ent lawmakers would have to be reelected to be affected The pre siding officers would get daily The legislators now get for a regular session regardless of length The presiding officers now get for a regular ses sion Rep Lester Kluever RAtlan who is handling the bill said present pay of the legislators is too low and that they merely break even or lose a little The councilmen pay bill which now goes to the Senate passed 933 In cities of population or more the increase would be from to per year in cities of or more and trav by a river to in Redistrict Plan Dies in Senate Study Group Is Approved FROM OUK WIRE SERVICES DES M 0 1 N E S The last Feeble hope for passage of a re apportionment bill in the 1957 ses sion of the Legislature died in the Iowa Senate Thursday The hopes of those who want to redistricl the Legislature flicker ed out on a 3416 vote against a proposal by Sen Duane Dewe Dewel had asked that the rules be suspended ami a House passed reapportionmen measure now in the Sifting Com mittee and called up for consid eration fc A few minutes later however the Senate voted 432 in favor o another proposed by Dewel to ere ate a 10member committee to study the reapportioument prob lem and propose a bill to the Hints He Would Sign It 2 Base in 1958 TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE Bill Palenyk traf fic patrolman for the Mason City police department scratches his head over a problem presented by the owners of two small foreignmade autos The two cars seemingly were small enough to be squeezed into one GlobeGazelle pholo by Gihbs downtown parking place thereby saving someone some meter money Or so they thought A tape measure however proved that the cars together were just a bumper too municipalities of less than The countrys 10 political S4 to a up lo a tics were abolished Ibrahim Haiyear in ofless shem 83 was chosen lo head ajthan from S2 to S4 up to an Legislature 103 Day During debate on Dowels Sift ing Committee motion Sen Irving Long accused Dewel of not really wanting to get a reapportionment bill through and added You have your nerve bringing in a proposal like this on tht 103rd day of the The bill on which Dewel sought action proposed a constitutional amendment to cut the House membership back from 108 to 99 tnd to boost the Senate member ship from 50 to 60 The resolution provided that one House member elected from each county and he senators be elected on a popu ation basis Money Bill The Senate passed and sent to Gov Loveless an appropriation bill to give the Board of Social Welfare a year plus an extra grant in case they run out of The Senate adopted a House amendment knocking out n con troversial section which would have prohibited the use of aid to dependent children for buying li quor beer and cigarettes sevenman Cabinet of moderates janmial total of It does not I J II wbUl HJ It U1VI it The eiglUdayold Cabinet ofjappl o cil manager cities usscin Miahdi reslgned Wednes T lo increase the pay for Hussein day night after six hours of riot ing by mobs inspired by Commu nists and other extremist factions King Hussein insisted in talks with American reporters that he did not need outside assistance Hussein stressed this again Thursday He disclosed he would not invite Rep James P Rich ards special representative of President Eisenhower to Amman to explain HIP Presidents Middle East program Hussein said he would decide with other Arab slates whether they would ac cept the Eisenhower program Hussein broadcast to his people for a half hour Thursday He spoke out against Communists calling them spies behind our Low In a low solemn voice the 21 yearold King sought to identify the forces which he blamed for the government crisis that has rocked Jordan for more than two weeks He declared I found it wise to get rid of the Cabinet of Suleiman Nabulsi ExPremier Nabulsi was a member of the Khalidi Cabinet He is not in the new government I call you at a moment when certain people are playing with your faith and who have sold themselves lo the out he declared It is a sorry thing that these few people who claim they arc representing the people are in a The court reporters would give them an increase of a day in their present salaries of and S20 daily Youth Is Killed by Train 17yearold Iowa Falls high school sophomore late picking up his date for the junior senior prom Wednesday night was killed when his car collided with a train at a crossing here The Highway Patrol said La Verne R Westgate son of Mr and Mrs II V Westgate appar ently did not see or hear the southbound Rock Island freight train The accident occurred at a crossing inside Hie city limits There was no visual obstruction at the crossing according to Franklin County Sheriff Lee Lem ke The car was dragged a short way along the track Westgate was killed instantly The accident happened at p m Members of the train crew said the engine stayed on the tracks despite the impact Funeral services will be con ducted at 2 Saturday at the First Methodist Church in Iowa Falls with the Rev H V Bartz officiating The Anderson Home for Funerals is in charge Surviving besides his parents are a sister Mrs Robert Weddle and two brothers Merle and iWavne GOP Solon Charges Loveless in SMEAR ATTEMPT DES MOINES Gov Herschel Loveless was accused Thursday of attempting to smear and cast doubt and suspicion on a legislative investigation committee The Governor Wednesday at his news conference referred to the House resolution calling for a committee to investigate political campaign activities and funds as the Iowa McCarthy Rep RobertCarson majority party floor leader said in a statement Loveless is attempting to cast doubt and suspicion on a committee before it has even started its The investigations arise from accusations by Highway Com mission Chairman Robert K Beck last week of attempts at bid padding in commission leftings in an effort to obtain funds for Democratic Party use Loveless has said he will conduct his own investigations OK Amendment on Schools Bill DES MOINES Still Availing final Senate action Thurs day was a bill to legalize disconnected school districts After sharp debate Wednesday the Senate adopted 3013 an amendment by Sen Frank Elwood RCresco which would limit the legalizing action to school districts whose legality bus not been Blast at Rackets by Ike AUGUSTA Ga Presiden Eisenhower Thursday called laboi DES MOINES UP Gov Her schel Loveless hinted Thursday that he might sign a tax bill like the House compromise which would return the sales tax to two per cent next Jan 1 The House rejected the idea of a sales tax on services and opposed any state income tax boost The House worked on the meas ure late Wednesday and decided Thursday to defer further action until its afternoon session Rep A C Hanson RImvood said vhatcvcr bill the House finally adopts probably will go to a Sen iteHouse conference committee anyhow The Governor told his news con erence the House proposals are the first thing that looks like a real on taxes Hft said he cant predict whether he sign or veto until he can study in final form the measure the Leg islature finally agrees upon 8811 Vote The House acting as a Commit tee of the Whole Wednesday over whelmingly rejected 8811 a two per cent sales tax on services and approved Extension of the per cent sales tax for another six months and continuation of the present income and corporation taxes Transfer of more thanjsix mil an abomination j acketeering which must be He said union leaders who abuse power and trust are not fit o hold union Eisenhower expressed t h o s e views in a statement after a 90 minule conference here with Sec retary of Labor Mitchell Seeks Legislation lion dollars a vear in sales tax The President called for swift road money to the state general f u n d The House also Defeated attempts to increase jthe state tax on incomes a year and boost the sales tax to three per cent in lieu of an income tax Eliminated an additional million dollar yearly appropria tion for agricultural land tax enactment of legislation lo videfor j Compromise Bill Registration reporting andj The compromise tax bill was public disclosure of full data on union health and welfare funds submitted by Reps W J Jo hannes DAshfon and Henry The administration already a bill before Congress to lake H differs from a Senate tax bill submitted lo the courts The Senate then quit work on the bill pending a review of the effect of the Elwood amendment The amendment apparently would prevent the TriCounty School District in Keokuk Poweshiek and counties from obtaining legality This district was ruled illegal in a lower court decision As passed by the Mouse the hil would make legal disconnected school districts formed between April 30 1953 and Aug LAYOFFS ORDERED D A V E N P ORT UP The Aluminum Co of America an nounced more than 100 workers at the Davenport care of that passed April 10 The Senate vcr 2 Public disclosure of all oilier sion called for indefinite reten fmancial records of unions in cluding such items as dues col lected the salaries of union offi cials and the amount of money in union treasuries Corrupt Practices In his statement he President said the administration has fol lowed with intense interest the efforts of a Senate special com mitfee to bring to ligh disclos i lives of corrupt practices and lion of the per cent sales tax The House bill would have it re turn to two per cent on Jan 1 The Senate bill also would ear mark one per cent of the sales tax for school aid and raise the state appropriation for agricul tural land tax credits from million dollars lo a year House Democratic leader Merle llagedorn Royil approved the Nighttime Speed Limit Signed Into Law by Governor DES MOINES UP Gov Herschel C Loveless signed a bill Thursday to set a night speec limit of 60 miles an hour on Iowa roads It will go into effect July 4 The bill was the final version of an original measure to set a day limit at 65 and a night limit at 55 It was amended the first time io boost the limits to 70 and 60 Then the day limit was knocked out and the bill sent to the Gov ernor The law now says only that mo torists must drive at safe and reasonable speeds Works will belaid off Sunday j Disconnected districts h a v ejabuses by officers and members lower chambers action Wednea come into existence under a proof some labor Kisenday j vision of the school reorganization added Two Amendments law which permits up to onei Labor racketeering like House was due to act upon fourth of the districts in a projcuplion anywhere is an more amendments Thursday posed reorganized district to vutejlion which must be eliminated if House members spon themselves out of it land whenever it occurs Any olfivd the two per cent service In a St Ansgar school district ccr and employe of md it Rep Dewey Goode R case however the Iowa Supreme Court ruled that a school district must be in one piece after any reorganization election Elwood claimed in Senate de Ibate that the bill was a step in the door In destroy the court sys appears there have been Bloomfield said the tax would who abuse the power and Irusljbring tn more than million imposed upon hem are not fit to year He said the proposal hold union As for the general Mitchell said We are trying would do away with the extra licr cem saes lax Jep Lisle RClarinda to help the intimated appropriations will to tem in Sen W C MolisonjAmerican labor movement cleanjlal S147 million annually RGrinnell replied that the onlythouse in those areas where i Stevens said the House tax thing involved is a question of demeeds to clean But thc of the sec trrmining legislative polkyon fnrlcahinel officer also called road would ft mation of school districts calm approach to the problem nance a budget Alonn with TriCounly the ota School District in Keokuk and All Al Washington counties and some I All AuOUt other districts have a special in terest in the bill Governor Gets Wage Garnishment Bill DES House accepted Thursday the Senate version of a bill to provide for The Weather The SI program was adopted 7428 Rep George Paul RBrooklyn said local property taxes will in trease if state money for second arv roads is reduced Mason City Considerable clondij ness and cooler Thursday nighlj and Kriday with an occasionali shower or thunderstorm LrmThursday nishl 1752 HiKh WATERLOO UP Rickey Kriday f72 Uook 2 rural Dysart died Wcd Rural Dysart Boy Is Hit by Auto Killed garnishment of the wages of theijowa scattered showers injuries suffered liend of a household for paymentj ihunderstorms mostly south and of debts and sent tiie measure ito the Governor As the bill passed it provides for arnishmenl of wages of more SAME than a week to pay debts up lo an individual maximum of However there would be an ad ditional exemption from garnish ment of per week for all de by LOU jpcndrnls of the wage earner FATAL ACCIDENT AT Franklin County Sheriff Lee Lemke wilh Imder is years old Garnishment clipboard and Highway Patrolman D D Wilson both of Hampton the actions under the bill would apYKAK AGO crash of a car and train which took the life of LaVern Westgate iowa Falls Tin I ply only to judgments awarded Maximum accident happened at Popejoy jafter July 4 1 Minimum east Thursday night and Friday Low Friday night 50s Minnesota Showers cooler GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum Wednesday 79 Minimum Wednesday night 16 At 8 a m Thursday 63 Precipitation 01 inch 56 earlier when he was struck by a car The youngster son of Mr and Mrs Marvin Hook was struck by a car as he crossed a road near his parents arm 2 miles north of Dvsart FACES CHARGE vSlOUX CITY UP Richard Lanajjan 2t Sioux City charged with manslaughter Wed nesday niuht as the result of th traffic dath of Mildred Kruse 47 April 11   

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