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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 9, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALLNORTH 10 WANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIII Associated Preia and United PreM Full Lease Seven Cents Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 9 1957 Paper Contltu 01 Four SeellontSaeUoB NO m Ike Launches Appeal on Foreign Aid Bill Governor Asks for All About Still Studying Tax Program DBS MQINES Gen Norman Erbe said Thursday Gov Herschel Loveless has asked for a ruling on whether he could re duce legislative appropriations without first calling for a state property tax The Governor has indicated he might not call a special session of the Legislature for enactment of a hew tax program if state revenue under the 1954 basic tax rates is sufficient to cover pos sibly reduced and prorated ap propriations The 1957 Legislature passed a bill calling for continuation of the sales tax at 2Vi per cent and present rates for the use individual income tax and corporation tax Level Loveless The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and cooler Thursday night low 40 45 Friday partly cloudy a lit tle warmer high mid60s Iowa Considerable cloudiness Thursday night and Friday with showers and thunderstorms cenr tral and Thursday night and southeast Friday Low Thursday night 4555 Minnesota Clearing cool GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Wednesday 80 Minimum Wednesday night 49 At8 am Thursday 50 Precipitation 25 inch YEAR AGO Maximum 69 Minimum 50 New Postal Money Fight Is Brewing WASHINGTON big fight over Post Office Depart ment funds was brewing on Cap itol withrenewec that he will veto that bilL because cutsin postal services a possibili he wants the salestax to return I July 1 f to the previous level of 2 perj Postmaster General Summer cent If he permits the tax rates to drop to their former levels the question arises as to whether a proration of appropriations could without a state property tax There hasnt been a state prop erty tax since 1941 Governors and legislatures have avoided one Some say that requiring one after years without it could be political dynamite Statehpuse guesses were that if the attorney general rules a prop erty taxmust be levied before proration of appropriations a special session may be needed to try to reach a compromise be tween the Republicancontrolled Legislature and the Democratic governor Notification Needed Stale Comptroller Glenn Sacs who joined Loveless in ask ing the ruling has safbVthat if a state property tax is necessary he would haveto so notify the State Commission by Aug 1 to make the levy He has estimated that any suchtax would be about three mills Gov Loveless meanwhile said of the people who have contacted him about the pros pects of a return of the sales tax to 2 per cent on July 1 are rath er happy about it The Gover nor stated those who have con tacted him the past 24 hours were taxpayers Loveless said he had heard from none of the heads of state departments But a number of legislators have asked me Whats going to happen now He indicated he did not answer the question field told Wednesdaj such cuts probably will have t be made unless thelawmaker give him to 90million mor in fiscal 1958 than was asked in President Eisenhowers budget This statement was made to Senate Appropriations subcom mittee just before it voted to re store million ofthe 58 mi lions sliced by tfre House from th for th billion requested postal agency in 1958 The House Post Office Commit tee meanwhile postponed unt next week action on the admin stratums request to boost news paper and magazine postage rate million over four years Bu a boost in rates would not affec the request for bigger appropria tions Congress fixes the ceilin on Post Office expenditures an the department cannot spend d rectly the money it takes in Summerfield saidthat he woul need full restoration of the 5 million in addition to the 70 to 9 million in extra funds He said phenomenal increase in ma volume in recent weeks make Agrees to Cut in Total Congress to Get Outline WASHINGTON Eisenhower made a strong ap eal to Republican and Demo ratic congressional leaders Thursday for passage of a for ign aid program of at least 80000000 for fiscal 1958 Senate Republican Leader Wil am F Knowland said after the Vhite House conference of more ban 90 minutes that Eisenhower irobably will submit his detailed Togram to Congress early next veek The President originally asked 4400000000 for the mutual se urity program Thursday he ealed it down to for military assistance and 300000 for economic aid Saving Senate Democratic Leader iyndon B Johnson said he under stood from the Presidents pres entation that the reduction of slightly million willbe a real saving aor just deferred spending In view of the apparent differ nce of opinion between Eisen nower and Treasury Secretary eorge M Humphrey over gov ernment spending Johnson said it will be up to Congress to de cide what the final foreign aid figure be We are confronted with the aroblem of one voice saying that we must reduce spending or have a haircurling depression and an other voice saying If you do you wUl endanger the peace and se curity of the nation Johnson said Strong Case Twentyseven members of Con Democratic House and Senate leaders and 13 House and Senate part in the meeting Secretary of State John Foster Dulles and Walter F George and James P Richards former Democratic members of Congress now working for the ad ministration in the foreign aid field also participated House Democratic Leader Johnjheaded toward passage Thursday AP Wlicphoto ONTHESPOT TREATMENT Cradled in Ws mothers arms Thomas Murakami 5 sobs in pain as a St Paul Minn police ambulance driver applies an emergency splint to the boys broken leg The youngster was seriously hurt when lie rode his bike into the path of an oncoming truck Historic Is Threatened by M V M One of Dozens of New Forest Fires By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A forest fire near historic Ply mouth Mass of many such fires in the tinder dry North east was reported raging out of control Thursday Francis W Sargent commissioner of natural rt sources and Gov Foster Fur culo boarded a National Guard plant for a firsthand inspection of the flaming area in the Myles Standish State Forest Major forest fires in northern Ontario abated slightly after a rainfall but fires still were be ing battled in other parts of the province Prior to the in the Sudbury area destroyed 20 houses 88 persons homeless In Michigan fire fighters kept anxious on the states tinderdry sections after a win ning fight over one of the worst timber blazes in years A 750acrt fire in big Hu ron National Forest near Lake Huron was brought under con trol Wednesday night after full hajfdays battle by 400 per For a fime Air Force Base at Oscoda Mich in the path of flam ing timfatrland Thirty new fires out in New York state Before that the states monthlong dry spell spawned nearly 350 blazes Massachusetts declared a state of emergency and clamped restrictions on its for ests Wednesday night fires gutted thousands of woodland acres in those states New Hampshire Vermont Connecti cut and New Jersey Dave Jr Called Spoiled Brewery Ties Investigated WASHINGTON Senate in vestigators developed Thursday the AnhcuserBusch Co was un happy about its business relation ship with overgrown spoiled boy Dave Beck Jr but was chary of going to bat on it wilh his majesty TheWheel Such phrases as this in descrip tion of the Becks popped out of the brewing companys files as the Senate Rackets Investigating Committee pursued the question of whether the elder Beck mis used his poweras president of the giant Teamsters Union for personal gain Ltft for Army In ahearing Wednesday the committee Developed hat the Teamsters president helped estab Ish Dave Jr in the beer and Vhisky distributing business in he slate of Washington and Alas ka when young Beck left the armed services in 1946 Dwight D Ingamclls an attov ney for the brewery said it was his opinion that the firm gave young Beck distributorship primarily because of the influence of his father Taking up the story Thursday tKe ihvesUgatofs prfisaed a line that appeared fofw ward the qifestign whgtherjijes exerted on St Louis brewingcompany r Ingamells Identified a series of Lelegrams and interoffice memos torn AnheusferBusch files In one of them Jay R Ridcout writing from Seattle to another AnheuserBusch official Earl II Memory said Im beginning to realize what you meant when you said Dave Beck Jr was an over grown spoiled boy EZIO PINZA Ezio Pinza 64 Dies in Sleep STAMFORD Conn W Bzio Pinza who became a Broadway matinee idol as the middleaged South Pacific after a quarter century international opera fame died in his sleep Thursday at theage of 61 Death came tp the handsome sixfoot grandfather at 2 a m at his home here His wife and chUdrea were at his bedside His physician Dr David H Fogel said the retired musical comedy staCaod Metro Vote Readied on Veterans Housing Plan WASHINGTON W The House W McCormack Mass said he the additional request necessary felt Eisenhower made a very and added that apparently the strong case for his scaleddown lood of mail would continue The action of the subcommittee was expected to be upheld by the rull Senate Appropriations Com mittee Nomination of McLeod Approved WASHINGTON Senate Thursday confirmed President Ei senhowers nomination of Scott McLeon to be ambassador to Ire land Approval by a 6020 roll call vote was given after Sen Morse DOre made a final attack on McLeods record as state Depart ment security chief The action was foreshadowed Wednesday when the Senate voted 5422 to reject a motion to return the nomination to its Foreign Re lations Committee for additional inquiry Viet Nam on the Spot Diem Says WASHINGTON to President Ngo Dinh Diem told Congress Thursday South Viet Nam not yet two years old is in a more criti cal position than any other Free Asian country But he pledged to continue the fight against Com munism In a speech delivered before a joint session of Congress he thanked the United States for its moral and material aid in the past My people appreciate both its great import and its profound significance he said Diems appearance before Con gress followed a meeting with President Eisenhower at th White House to discuss means to safeguard Diems strategic South east Asian country which is menaced by Communism foreign aid program The Presi dent he said made the very per tinent obeservation that in time of emergency as well as in war the American people must be pre pared to make sacrifices Asked if the President indicated that he would fight anew against any cuts below the figure McCormack said that we did not talk in those terms But Chairman Richard E Rus sell DGa of the Senate Armed Services Committee said he thought foreign aid could be cut even more and that 52400000000 would be wholly adequate KILLED N FALL AMES M Sorenson 58 Omahaplunged about 25 feet to his death Wednesday when a scaffold suddenly gave away Iowa Driver Dies of Accident injuries LEON Graves 22 Pleasanton Iowa died Wednesj day of injuries suffered when hisj of a new housing credit bill ex pected to provide for lower down payments on FHA financed icmes House members squabbled over adding disputed provisions for special veterans preferences but rival Republican and Democratic dousing proposals both provider for an acrosstheboard easing of down payments terms under Federal Housing Administration FHA requirements Prospective purchases of homes in the moderate to higher priced bracket would get a better break under the GOPbacked bill than under either Democratic or ad ministration proposals Emmetsburg Airman Turns Up Safe After Plane Goes Down TOKYO UP A TJS Air Force officer feared lost with five other crewmen of a downed plane turned up safe Thursday aboard a Japanese ferry boat which docked near Nagoya The officer was identified by the US Air Force as Lt Thomas W Pitcher Emmetsburg Iowa navigator of the KB50 which plunged into the Pacific Ocean Wednesday about 100 miles south west of Japan The Air Force said the ferry boatrescued Pitcher a short time after he bailed out of the stricken air refueling plane carrying eight crewmen on aflight from Yokota Air Base Two other crewmen were picked up by Japanese fish ing boats but five remained miss ing 3 POLIO CASES which down Rain Cooler Air Moves Across Iowa Showers and thunderstorms moved into northern half of Iowa during the night Cooler air also moved into the state Quimby in Cherokee County had an official measurement of 37 inches ofrain Wash ta had an official 142 inches in town but north of there farmers reported 3 to 3Vz inches in spots In Cherokee proper there was only a trace Other rainfall reports included Forest City 80 of an inch Spen cer 50 andMason City 25 The moisture was welcomed throughout the area but it fell far short of the amount neces sary to bring the seasons rain fall up to normal in most places DES MOINES has cloudy skies were ex Police Escort This memo went on to relate how Beck had arranged for squads of motorcycle police to es cort a Budwetser parade through Seattle to publicize the return of that brand of beer to the city af ter World War II Other witnesses have told how Ihe elder Beck arranged with An heuscrBusch to get the Budweis er beer distributorship for the beer and whisky distribut ing enterprises after young Beck acquired stock in the firm The AnheuserBusch documents placed in evidence 4old at one point how Beck Sr and Beck Jr had periodic arguments with Ir ving J Levine a major owner of the distributorship Levine was quoted in one of the AnheuserBusch memos as say ing he protested to the Becks against an arrangement whereby young Beck was to get 5 cents a case up tp a month on all beer handled by the com pany The GOP measure polio cases reported sojpccted to remain into Friday giv a Month The memo went on to say that when Levine protested the elder Beck insisted that young Beck get 31000 a month plus 5 cents a politan Opera basso passed quietly in his v of Strokes TJ I JThe doctor said death followed the last in a series of strokes suffered April 30 after Pinza gradually went hill Pinzas singing career started in his native Italy in 1914 From there he went on to win acclaim in opera houses on both sides of the Atlantic His romantic lead as the plant er playing opposite Mary Martin in the musical comedy South Pacific which opened in 1949 made him a symbol of mature sex appeal to women from bobby soxers to grandmothers And at the same time he gave inspira tion to other aging fellows whose iicarts were still warm His Some Enchanted Evening be came a theme song CHiciiCondttlon Pinza had sufferedtwo heart attacks One was at Vervia Italy Aug 26 1956 which kept him in an Italian hospital for a short time The second came at his home in Stamford last Dec3 He was in critical condition for about three weeks then at Greenwich Conn hospital In addition to the doctor those at Pinzas bedside when he died were his wife the former Doris Leak their two daughters Celia 15 and Gloria 6 and their son Peter 13 Pinia also is survived by a third daughter Claudia Boiler who was born to his first wife who is dead Mrs Boiler lives with her husband John and their two children in Italy case House Bloe OKs School Program WASHINGTON UP The House Education and Labor Committee Thursday approved a school construction program The vote was 209 The committee completed ac tion on the bill after more than a week of secret sessions on the bill The compromise bill now must get clearance from the House Rules Committee before it can go to the House floor for ac tion The measure was given little chance of being passed by Con gress cut by more than half the down payments now required for homes in the to loan class On a loan for example the present dwn payment would be reduced to The bill sent to the House by the Democratic majority of the House Banking Committee call3 for a down payment in the same price bracket but with vet erans required to pay only half this and other down payment amounts required of nonveterans For both the interest rate plus FHA insurance would be 5te per cent instead of the maximum per cent now allowed on GI loans Thursday PRINCE HAS SURGERY car went out of control andj LONDON Charles NEW COMMITTEEMAN Beck still invoking Ihe Fifth Amendment in refusing to answer the committees questions de clined even to say Wednesday whether he knew of the wliere jabouts of his son The committee far this year it was hopes amounts of precipitation More Turbulence in Colombia After ReElection of Rojas BOGOTA Colombia More turbulence appeared in prospect Thursday for Colombia after the reelection of President Gustavo Rojas Pinilla by the government picked Constituent Assembly Ignoring widespread demands for a popular election the as sembly voted 761 Wednesday night to give Rojas another four year term beginning in August named to rewrite the constitution voted two days earlier to suspend constitutional articles requiring popular election of the chief ex ecutive and forbidding a presi dent to succeed himself Rojas took power in a military coup in 1953 Before and after the assembly meeting police broke up several scattered demonstrations with two months to locate the younger Beck for questioning The Seattle PostIntelligencer reported meantime that Beck Jr had been located in Vancou ver BC but had checked out of a hotel there early Wednesday saying he was returning to Wash ington state With him the paper said were two relatives of his 1958 Violent protest UP Vicejled by students and jtear gas Reports reached Bogota lhat from 15 lo 50 persons were busincssjkilled and more than 100 injured Sioux City Girl 4 Dies of Burns After Dress Catches Fire SIOUX CETX was a nica day Wednesday and Mary Ann Thomas 4 decided to play house outdoors Mary Ann and a playmate got a skillet and some eggs and they found some matches In the back yard of the Thomas home they kindled a fire to fry the eggs The fire leaped up to the hem of Mary Anns dress In a mother also sought by the commoment she was enveloped in mittee President Richard M Nixson hasjstrikcs have kept the country in Tuesday in anliRojas riots in crashed on US 69 about miles8 underwent an operation injappoinled Sen Carl T Curtis Rian uproar since Friday TrbopSjCali 185 miles southwest of the south of here He died in a LeoniBuckingham Palace Thursday for Neb to succeed the late Sen Jojand armored cars guarded thecapilol Unconfirmed reports said Hospital some two hours aflerjremovai of his tonsils and adescph R McCarthy RWis on the capitol as the assembly met police used bayonets and gunfire Senate Labor Rackets Committee The assembly which Rojaslagainst the crowd the crash Inoids the palace announced Iflames Her father Roy who was in the house heard her scream He smothered the flames But Mary Ann was already burned over SO per cent of her bodyr She died at a hospital early Thursday SAME Black flag muni uxffio rteatb to nist 34 konri BURNS PROVE FATAL SIOUX CITY Ann Thomas 4 died in a hospital here Thursday from burns suffered while playing matches Wednesday   

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