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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 22, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWAN3 NEIGHBORS IDltlQ VOL LXHf Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 22 1957 Papor ConiUUoi Four NO m x x Missouri Again Is Tornado Target 2Day Death Toll Is 51 m J jy ii y French President Begins Search for Mollets Successor Rene Coty Wednesdaybegan the recurrent wearisome taskof looking for a new Frenchpremier The National Assembly Tuesday night rejected Guy Mollets austerity program to finance the Algerian campaign and the Socialist Premier promptly resigned Another long period of political instability appeared in pros pect with the likelihood that the government eventually Xvould fall another of the uneasy center coalitions which has ruled France Matures Take Tumble Over lojva Cooler weather began moving into Iowa Wednesday as the Weather Bureau predicted tem peratures would average 4 to 6 degrees below normal in the pe riod Thursday through next Mon day Temperatures Wednesday were expected to be from five to 20 degrees cooler than on Tuesday when highs ranged from 73 at Spencer to 80 at Ottumwa Mason City topped at 75 Damaging hail and wind storms were reported Tuesday in the Ce dar Rapids Knokville and Pella reported was inches at Walford Downtown Cedar Rapids had 12J jncties onlyrlsgTjvas recorded tfie I airport weather station there Brooklyn had 64 and Knoxvjlle 48of aninch The coaling trend was expected to continue Wednesday inight with some showers and scattered thunderstorms likely in extreme southeast Iowa Low tempera tureswere expected to range Jorom the 30s in the extreme northwest tothelower 50s in the extreme east Council Bluffs re ported the state Idw of 46 Tues most of the time since World War II The new political crisis threat ened to at least post pone Cotys official visit to the Jnited States Heis due in New York June13 Most prominently mentioned as uccessors to Mollet were Pierre Pflimlin national chairman of the eftofcenter Catholic Eopular Republican and former PremierRene Pleven eader of a splinter group affil iated with the socalled Leftist Rally Win Support It was thought either might win with the support of both Mollets Socialists and the conservative In dependent Republicans whose op position caused the defeat of Mol lets government Because the As sembly membership is divided among so many factions arly Cab inet needs the support of both parties to majority Normally Coty would call on the leader former Premier Aritoihe Pinay to form a new Cabinet because his party brought down Mollets gov ernment But after what happened Tuesday Pinays chances of get ing Socialist backing were vir ually nonexistent 250213 The Assembly voted 250213 AP Wirephoto WHERE TWISTERS derlined are Missouri and Illi nois towns hit by tornadoes Tuesday Rancher Raps on Tax Evaders day night Afternoon temperatures were expected to be in the 50s and 60s Thursday Waukon Area Youth Dies of Injuries WAUKON Siegele 19 of near Waukon died at a Rochester Minn hospital Wed nesday of injuries in an auto accident Tuesday night Siegele was driving alone when his car went off Highway 9 on the S curve 10 miles west of Waukon He was the only son of Mr and Mrs Walter Siegele who live just south of Waukon Tuesday to reject MoUets propos als for new taxes and cuts in the nonmilitary budget to provide more than a billion dollars for the French campaign against the Al erian nationalist rebels Actually 298 majority of the total Assembly member required to force the governments resignation on the vote of confidence But Mollet because he had lost conformed with tradition and took hisCab inets resignation to Coty just be fore midnight IOWA CITY Vir gil Hancher ofthe State Univer sity of Iowa said Wednesday it is unfortunate and unfair that SUI was singled out in concerning special checking done by the State Tax Commission on filing of Iowa income tax returns In Des Moines the commission said some members of the SUI staff had not filedreturns for one or more of the lastfive years Leon Miller a commission said ports indicated dozens of em ployes of the State University of Iowa had not filed Dr Hancher said a review of the returns of all state employes seems a proper procedure but asserted it would seem only fair that similar prominence be given the investigation and the findings with respect to the returns of other groups of state employes In a formal statement Han cher also said Without taking issue with any facts which the studies of the State Tax Commission may have developed and its comparison of Town of Fremont Leveled injured List Rises to 270 ST LOUIS W Tornadoes struck a second death blow at Missouri Tuesday in as many days claiming 14 more lives for a toll of 51 dead and some 270 injured The new tornadoes dipped and skipped through southern and eastern Missouri even as workmen dug in the rubble of Kansas City suburbs where a tornado less rthan 24 hours before 37 lives and injured over 200 persons Six persons were killed in a twister which leveled Fremont a town of 207 which 10 days be fore had been hit by a flash Hood Another p erso h was killed at nearby Van Buren and some 100 miles northeast seven more perished in the Desloge area 60 miles south of St Louis AP wiiephoto 70 Injured Some70 persons were left in jured in the wake of the deadly black funnels Hundreds were homeless The rapidfire chain of torna does spawned by the same sul try weather disturbances that gave birth to the years deadli est Citys out skirts at suhBown Monday struck the most vicious blow at Fremont There a twister sheared the second floorx from a twostory brickschool and then roared on into town It sounded like a jet plane as it came in from the west Alvin Bell one ofthe survivors related He credited a tornado alert four hours earlier with savingat least 100 persons who took cover in storm cellars Only seven homes at Fremont were left intact Six business buildings and 40 homes were flat tened rsturns with state salary lists it Thomas Hood and his sonin law Bill Harris barely missed is both unfortunate and unfair that the publicity given this ac tivity singled out and reflected upon the entire faculty of the university GRADUATION DAY Ida Hober 81 is about to receive her grade school diploma at ceremonies in Portland 70 years after she was forced to drop out from classes when her family migrated from the East Now she says shell next go after her high school diploma Lela Burwell night school teacher adjusts Mrs Hohers corsage before the ceremony ef to Affect Missiles and Planes Ike the twister at Fremont on their way home from an Arkansas fish ing trip They joined in the res cue work unaware Hoods own WASHINGTONW President Eisenhower said Tuesday about half of the billion cut in de fense funds voted by a House committee would cut directly into the nations guided missile and aircraft programs The country is going to suffer if the reduction approved by the House Appropriations Committee is allowed to stand with respect to those fields Eisenhower told a news conference This followed similar remarks he made to the public Tuesday night on both radio aridTV In that address to the nation MINISTER REORDA1NED APPLETON Wis Rev Victor K Wrigley convicted of heresy and ordered unfrocked by the Northwest Synod of the United Lutheran Church in America was reinstated and reordained Tues day Any state income tax had been destroyed in an 4tiTirl at quencies on the part of univer sity staff members should be ban other twister Ghost Town died as they would be ordinarily When we reached Fremont it for any other citizen of t h e state The commission said it is maku ing the check of state employeslto take charge looked like a ghost town Hood said People were walking around dazed The town was so badly destroyed there was no one as a continuing proposition At Desloge witnesses said resiand Missouri arc being met by ents were lucky to escape with nly three dead as atwister cut a path of havoc six blocks wide Three other persons were killed at a family reunion at a farm lome 15 miles northeast of there The CerroGordoCounty chap twisters did many will accept contributions for hings At Desloge it picked up Jobby Tiefenauers two story rame house and turned it about before setting it down 200 yards Midwest Headquarters away Photo by Musser JOB FOR EARS Tuesday the sun came out again and Thursday the straw hats come out again So David left and Dennis Maron are trying on hats in preparation for Straw Hat Day on Thursday Their father Dale Maron 627 3rd N E must have been busy elsewhere with a salesman When Hood finally reached learned his wife escaped he Desloge twister only by taking efuge in a cellar Red Cross to Accept Disaster Fund Donations The Cerro Gordo Red Cross as aircrafl missiles Eisenhower stripped off the velvet lgves and threw iSome stiff yer al jabs at forces which want to make deep cuts in his mutual se curity program He told the ra diotelevision audience that ad of sharp economies in that field are gambling blindly and recklessly along a road to free world disaster He also said he never will agree to a tax cut while the budget is in what he called its current pre carious stale of balance Discussing the 2Vibiiliondollar defense reduction approved by the H pu s e committee Eisenhower said about of is not budget cut at all but a book keeping tactic He went on to say that 000000 of the proposed reduction would however cut directly into the defense program in such field estore every cent of the 00000 The President wearing a gray uit with a white shirt and blue igured lie spent most of the lime nswering questions about the ad ministrations buclg t for the fiscal year starting July But he also dealt with these other matters Chapter Wednesday received the following wire from the Midwest Headquarters St Louis Mo Human needs resulting from devastating tornadoes in Kansas At that point Eisenhower saic we are going to have to suffer i that portion of the cut stands He expressed hope the Senate wil the Red Cross These and numer ous other current disasters come at a time of low point in disaster funds People everywhereare wanting to help the disaster fund if sent to the chapter headquarters in Mason City and will send them on to the Hand Killed iMrs John Butler who witnesses II r II lthc tragedy Wall Collapses Only an hour before the storm struck some 400 students at the I Desloge High School had comj pleted classes and were disj j missed The school was heavily KEOKUK J Walls 53 a j damaged Only the walls were left Burlington Railroad section hand landing was killed here Wednesday when Struck After Dark j trapped under the collapsed wall iof an abandoned ice house Walls The twisters bounced around ona centervillc resident was work both sides the on a section of track near the River below St Louis and u t n i j tinued to strike long after house when the wall collapsed In rural southern Illinois it struck at scattered points including thej Alto Pass Columbia Claremontj and Herrod areas In Missouri twisters were re ported at Monticelio in the north eastern part of the state at Hornick Boy 5 Is Killed by Truck HORNICK WVA 5yearold boy pedaling his small bicycle to hi grandmothers house was killed Tuesday when struck by a twoton truck here Walter Rodney Johns ton son of Mr and Mrs Ro Johnston was struck while ridin across the intersection in fron of the home of his grandmother Loveless Reveals Decision Money Bill Veto Set FKGM OUK WIRE SERVICES DBS MOINESGov Herschel Loveless said Wednesday I do notintend to call an Immediate specinl session of the Legislature for tax legislation purposes He repeated that he will veto the cent sales tax bill and related tax program enacted by the 1957 Legislature and let tht sales tax and other basic stala lax rates drop back to their 1954 55 levels This does not rule out a special session later In thesummer later this year or even next year the Governor told his news confer ence Old He added From what I have seen of an icipated revenue figures I be ieve we can get along for at cast H while in the next blenni um with the old rates The Governor indicated last month he would calHhc lawmak ers back to work out a tax pro gram replacing one that would continue the per cent sales tax Kily IexpirationlUte Loveless decision means sales tax will revert to 2 per cent on that date He told his news conference Wednesday he hopes to more to say about tho statesfis cal position the possibility of special session later on this year LEADERSHIP Eisenhower said he never has even ed asking Sen Knowland of Cali prmav or anyone else to resign rom a position of congressional eadership because of disagree ment with him Knowland is the JOP Senate leader As for dif erences with party leaders hi Congress Eisenhower said hft sonally is committed to support of the Republican Partys 1955 platform He added with empha sis that he intends to stand by that platform DISARMAMENT Eisenhower said the Unifed States must make every possible effort to work out a disarmament agreement with Russia The more that intelligent men think about the arms race the morethey realize progress toward disarmament must be made Ei senhower added Alluding thento talks with Russia which have been going on in London Eisenhower said the United States must not be picayunish and must be willing to meet the Russians half way But jn the light of history with respect to the way the Soviets fail to keep agreements he said this country must also be especi ally careful in entering into any inspection pact or next and other related mat ters Friday Announctmtnt He indicated he will officially announce his veto of the tax bill Friday as well There has been speculation that if tho Republica ncontrolled Legislature wore called into spe cial session it would either send Loveless another tax bill contain ing the objectionable ZVt per cent feature or recess without doing anything at all J By letting the salestax revert to 2 per cent Loveless will put pressure on any special siorj if it is called at a later date Political observers said the Re publicans might be more reluct ant to boost the tax after it had been reduced onehalf per cent than to simply continue it A veto of the per cent sales tax bill also would result in a 6 per cent drop in income a 33 per cent dropin corporation taxes since all three are tied to gether in one package About Squires in the southern Ozark foothills at Centerville 40 miles north of Fremont and at Kennett a town of 10000 The one at Ken nett struck after midnight eight hours after the first one raked Van Buren No deaths or injuries were reported in those areas j River Pirates Held After Robbing Bank of MURPHYSBORO III UP Kentucky where a riverside Two river pirates who robbedjposse of state police awaited a small town bank of S40OOOJlhem eluded the president of another FBI Agent Fred Graper said SAME bank in a watcrborne chase Tues day only to be captured by a riv erbank posse They were jailed for question ing Wednesday about other plun der along the Ohio Rivers Mississippi and The freebooters Arthur Kerner 30 and Robert Ferrise 35 both of St Paul Minn pillaged the Firsl Stale Bank of Mounds 111 iand were headed by boal towards trarrio In J hourn New Or cans when forced to and the admitteda tavern rob bery in St Paul and from the booty purchased a 19foot cabin j The Weaiher Mason City Clearing and little cooler Wednesday night low 38 43 Mostly fair and continued cool Thursday high 5662 Iowa Mostly cloudy Wednesday night scattered showers and thunderstorms extreme south east cooler west low 3846 northwest 4654 southeast Thursday partly cloudy and cooler extreme southeast FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will averagR 4 to 6 degrees be low normal Thursday through next Monday Normal highs 74 north to 77 south Normal lows 50 north to 64 south Cool at beginning of period and again on weekend Rainfall will aver age 65 to 85 of an inch oc curring as showers and thun dcrstorms about Thursday and again about Monday cruiser last month Casting Clearing warmer from St Paul Graper said they headed for New Orleans replen ishing their coffers in a series of river robberies The pirates were down to their last when they dropped an chor at Cairo 111 bought a used car and sacked the bank at Mounds GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Tuesday 75 Minimum Tuesday night 46 At 8 am Wednesday 51 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 5J
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