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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 26, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited ior the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT M A K S ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME VOL LXIII Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 26 1957 This Paper Consists of Two One No 344 Civil Rights Cleared for House Action One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE WTAU Quincjr KGLO 1300 WOI Ames U10 WSUI la City 910 am Sunday pm Sunday pm Thursday pm Saturday Is U S Youth Becoming Soft pVEN as I sat in the Olympics Stadium at Melbourne last November and watched our American youngsters win most of the track and field events I was seized by an uncomfortable feel ing I should have been ecstatical ly happy but I wasnt It was too obvious to be missed that American victories were coming in competition which called for effort of relatively short duration the sprints rather than the distance races basketball rather than cycling the high jump rather than water polo or gymnastics Could it be I kept asking myself that our athletes are prepared only for the short haul When I left Melbourne at the conclusion of the track and fielc events America had wha seemed to be a safe margin over Russia on gold medals and on points But by the time I came to rest in India a week or so later the Russians had chippec away at thisjnargin in the fields of7 competition which call for stamina rather than brillianc and we were in second place Must Change Standards Its so clear as not to be argu able that if in Olympics game of the future we wish to hold on own with the Communists wer going to have to attach some im portance to such unspectacula activities as fencing gymnastics at tnem cycling and other events based on patience and endurance i Here let me explain that I do not regard this Olympics matter as highly important There is of course no officially recognized standard for grading the partici pating nations Traditionally the games have been designed to glorify the individual athlete not the nation WILLIAM GIRARD Girard in Plea of Innocent MAEBASHI Japan Girard Monday denied Jap nese charges that he lured voman brass scavenger to he death on a US firing range Japanese prosecutors entered new accusation that the Arm specialist from Ottawa 111 sho at four other Japanese before a empty cartridge case fired froi lis grenade launcher killed Mrs Naka Sakai Jan 30 The facts in the indictment are not correct the 22yearold GI told the three blackrobed judges as his trial on a manslaughter charge opened in the Japanese District Court here In a brief statement Girard told the court Mrs Sakais death was an accident as far as Im con Sarsfield Confirms His Data Fund Balance Anticipated DES MOINES state overnment will be able to oper ate for the next two years at pres ent tax rates and have a general unds balance on July 1 1959 of more than 24 million dollars tate Comptroller Glenn Sarsfieldj advised Gov Herschel Loveless Monday Loveless had asked Sarsfield to make a new estimate of the states fiscal position as one basis or the governors decision on whether to call a special session of the Legislature Loveless told his news confer ence that he still has not decided whether to summon the Legisla tors to a special session but indi cated he would make his decision within the next couple of weeks Plans Conferences I want to visit this week with various legislators on both sides of the political fence Loveless said About the only thing certain VOTE TUESDAY Kohler Is Favored to Top Proxmire Dem OS Override Southern at the present time is that the special session if it is called will not be in September I havent as of this moment ruled out the pos sibility of a special session this tall but I want to give at leas 30 days advance notice and there fore September would be too soon The governor said factors in hi decision would be whether thi legislature should be asked to re cerned The progeGution that he threw out empty shell casings to entice the scavengers onto the firing range then shot Official Duty Moving that the indictment be MOUNTAIN CLIMBER RESCUED AP WLrepholo Rescuers carry this stretcher over rough log strewn terrain to bring out George Sainsbury 32 Bremerton Wash after he broke a leg on Mt Rainier Sainsbury is shown in a sleeping bag and strapped to the stretcher Man at left is unidentified Sainsbury fell into a crevasse and was ma rooned for 18 hours before his rescue Except that the Kremlin is bent on demonstrating a superi ority over the free world asa means of impressing the socalled neutral nations I wouldnt even give the subject a second thought Id laugh it off as kid stuff But there is a related question which has to be recognized as desperately important It has to do with whether American youth all American youth not just our athletes are physically fit Our boys and girls are definitely taller and heavier than their par ents Are they also softer Eisenhower Worried Too I am by no means alone in my concern over this question Not so long ago President Eisenhower sat in on a White House confer ence at which he was told that dismissed the soldiers chief anese attorney Itsuro Hayashi re newed the claim that Girard was carrying out his official duty and therefore is not subject to Japa nese jurisdiction The argument originally had set off considerable congressional and press criticism in the United States of the Armys decision to let Japan try Girard The US Supreme Court finally upheld the Army action ruling that a Japa nese trial not violate the soldiers constitutional rights Presiding Judge Yuzo Kawachi propriation measures he last June and whether to as more money for various socia welfare programs Bills Vetoed After the 1957 session Loveles vetoed the Legislatures major revenue bill in order to let the Iowa sales tax rate fall from 2Va to 2 per cent To assure a safe operating balance he also vetoed bills providing for about 16 mil lion dollars worth of new build ings and other capital improve ments at state institutions Loveless said at that time that he planned to call a special ses sion this fall to give the Legisla ture a chance to reenact neces sary capital improvements Since then however he has shown some indecision about whether to Mason Cityan Held for Stealing Horses said he would not rule on the follow through with special ses jurisdiction issue until all the evi dence in the case is heard and the final decision is given This is expected to be in late October or November Hayashi said this was agreeable to him Long Recess In accordance with the Japa nese custom of extended recesses between sessions the trial was adjourned after Mondays hear ing until Sept 6 It will move then in an identical American school physical children test aged 6 to 16 compared unbelievably badly in comparison with Euro peans of like age Whereas less than one out of 10 European children failed to pass the test close to 60 per cent of the American youngsters fell down on it At the conclusion of the con ference in question the President told those present that he had been shocked by the dis closures At every opportunity since that time Mr Eisenhower has gone out of his way to lec ture youthful visitors at the White House about the importance of physical fitness So that I wont be painting an unduly black picture however I should point out that there is a pronounced difference of opinion among authorities on the extent of our youthful flabbiness Some experts vigorously attack the tests that made Anicrican boy and girls look so bad By chang ing thecharacter of the exercis es they maintain the situation could be reversed with the Euro pean youngsters not the Ameri cans looking bad Authorities Disagree The President in his strong feelings on the subject of physi cal fitness is undoubtedly hark ing back to two world wars when he saw many youths sent into trenches and foxholes before CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 sion plans Sarsfields analysis of the fiscal picture confirmed the estimates made at the time of the gov ernors vetoes He estimated the state general fund would receive n the next biennium approxi mately a year and that expenditures would run slightly over 143 million dollars a year General Fund Sarsfield said the state finished the biennium which ended last June 30 with an unencumbered the general fund of Of that amount the would have to million dollars o the Somagahara firing range vhere the fatal shooting oc curred The trial opened in a steaming lot little courtroom into which vere jammed more than 90 peo le including 35 spectators chosen by lot and 42 reporters Heavy curtains were drawn across the closed windows to prevent photo raphing into the courtroom Couple Abandons Seven Children at Iowa Motel DEWITT UP An Indiana 19561957 fiscal year which came couple abandoned seven childrenin after July 1 are in a motel with S130 last the first year total end authorities disclosed Monjpartly offset he said balance in state apparently spend around 15 in 195759 leaving a balance on July 1 1959 of Sarsfield estimated the sales and use tax will bring in a tola of in the first year o the current biennium and 375659 from July 1 1958 to June 30 1959 He explained that the diffcrenc between the two years is that re ceipts for the last quarter of the day They registered at the figun This by A Mason City man Monday waived a preliminary hearing in Justice Court on a horse stealing charge and was bound over to the September term of the Grand Jury Justice Freder ick B Shaffer set his bond at 1500 Virgil L Cox 34 946 19th SE was arrested at his home early Monday for the theft of two silver chestnut ponies from the M L Lewis farm east of Mason City Sheriff Jerry Allen said Cox admitted taking the two ponies from Lewis pasture and taking them to Eagle Grove They were sold there at a Saturday evening auction The sheriff said Cox received a check for for the two ani mals Lewis said the ponies were valued at 55000 At the sale one went to a Webster City man and another to an Emmets burg man Cox was traced in a check of auction barns in the area Sun day The owner of the Eagle Grove barn remembered the sale and Cox was arrested He had not cashed the check Cox denied taking a rid ing horse and worth of saddles and bridles from the Eldon Reed farm near Mason City Reeds missing horse was found late Sunday grazing along Highway 106 of Mason City The saddles and bridles have not been located The penalty on conviction of larceny of domestic animals under law is either up to five years in the state peni tentiary or a year in the county jail or a 1000 fine or both ies Are WASHINGTON UP Wis consins special Senate election Tuesday gives national political parties theirfirst chaBee4otest political wind directions since the Eisenhower landslide 10 months ago The prize is the vacant Senate seat of the late Sen Joseph R McCarthy the controversial figure who held it for almost 11 years The Republicans expect to win but seem a little nervous The Democrats are hopeful but rec ognize that they are underdogs in normally Republican Wiscon sin Kohler Favored Although the state GOP organ ization tends to be conservative the Republican nominee is an Eisenhower Republican former Gov Walter KohlerThe Democratic candidate is Wil liam Proxmire from the liberal wing of his party thrice defeated nominee for governor who once lost to Kohler by a margin of 35000 votes Whatever the result the trendhunters in both parties will go to work with slide rules In Wisconsin last year Sen Wi ley another Eisenhower Repub lican was reelected with 58 per cent of a total vote of 1523356 while President Eisenhower was also sweeping the state Forecaslsreachingthepa managers here estimate a much smaller vote Tuesday in the neighborhod of 600000 Even that turnout would be higher than was expected a few weeks ago Independent Candidate One source of Repafeliean worry is the independent can Speedy OK Expected WASHINGTON MB The House Rules Committee Monday voted 102 to clear the longblocked civil rights bill for House action The committee vote overrode Chairman Howard W Smith D Va and Rep Colmer lastditch opponents of the com promise measure and paved the way for House action expected Tuesday Speedy House passage is ex pected for the measure which had been bottled up in the Rules Com mittee since Senate passage Aug 7 The the mittee was forced by seven mem bers because Chairman Smith had refused to call a session of the committee Under House rules a majority of a committee can force a meet ing when the chairman does not call one The Compromise Form committee voted to clear Fatal to Race Driver Robert Weight 34 racedriyei from Indianapolis Ind died Sun day morning in a Mason City hosj figures didacy of Howard H Boyle Jr a conservative Republican who About The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and cooler through Tuesday Chance of occasional light showers Tuesday Low Monday night 45 50 High Tuesday 6065 Iowa Partly cloudy and cooler through Tuesday scattered31 a hospital here Monday He showers and thunderstorms southeast Monday night Low Monday night 4550 north 5055 south Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 6 to 8 degrees below normal Tuesday through Satur day Cooler early part of period with only minor changes there after Normal highs 81 north to 84 south Normal lows 56 north to 59 south Rainfall will aver age onetenth to twotenths of anlas Mr pital here from injuries suffered in a racing accident at the North Iowa Fair here Aug 11 Wright suffered the injuries during qualifying time trials at he North Iowa Fair His throttle apparently stuck on the east turn of the track The car went into a dizzying spin and flipped twice in midair after crashing through he plank guard rail He was born April 3 1923 in Vlarion County Indiana son of Everett L and Zula Bailey Wright He was a World War II veteran and was employed by the New York Central Railroad Auto racing was his hobby He was married to Katherine Harris Taylorville 111 Surviving are his wife a son Robert V Wright Jr eight daughters Jackie Francin Sun day Candice Kathy Margie Mc Kenney Donna Beggs and Janice Elliott his parents Mr and Mrs Everett L Wright a brother Jack Wright and two sisters Jean Meyer and Phyllis VanBrig gle all of Indianapolis The body was sent from the PattersonJames Funeral Chapel Walter Beuse Davenport Mayor Dies DAVENPORT Wai ter Beuse 56 Davenport died at a hospital here Monday He was hospitalized in critical conlto the Moore and Kirk MortuaryPendinS Monday for Prof Lowell temp dition Friday night when he sufat Indianapolis Funeral scrvicesl 5S lers vole GOP leaders are con ceding him about 20000 votes Democrats will be wondering whether there is any political payoff in their efforts to de velop an issue from inflation and the rising cost of living They have doubts however that the issue was exploited in Wis consin to the extent that it will be tried in some states in the 1958 congressional elections 71 455 Counted at Fairs Gates DES MOINES MVSunday was a big day at the Iowa State Fair as 71445 persons passed through the gates nearly 4000 more than were on hand for the first Sunday last year Through the first five days this year more than 186000 persons have attended the fair compared with slightly more than 179000 during the first five days in 1956 the measure in the compromise form approved by congressional leaders of both parties last Fri Now it will be up to the go along with the committees decision If that happens as expected then the Senate is expected to agree to the compromise bill too and send it to the White House It would become the first icivil rights law since Reconstruction days Smith announced that Rep Madden a supporter of the will handle it on the House floor Smith said The committee wanted it assigned to somebody who favored it and thats what I did When the bill comes up in the House debate will be limited to one hour Final Form Mondays meeting of the 12 man Rules Committee was forced when Rep Hugh Scott RPa signed a call for a meeting pre viously signed by six Democrats The compromise would give federal judges limited powers to punish for criminal contempt in voting rights cases tried without a jury In its final form the bill is ex pected to contain 1 Provision for a bipartisan HEART VICTIM AMES JP Services 1 growth factor of 2 per cent which motel WaS figured for sales tax collec inch occurring mostly as scat tered showers mostly near the end of the week Minnesota Fair cooler scattered frost fered a heart attack Beuse a prominent Iowa Demo crat served 44 years as Scott County sheriff and a year and a half as acting Davenport postmas ter before becoming mayor He was widely mentioned last year as a possible Democratic candi date for governor but declined to make the race Beuse was known affectionally he for engineering department at will be held Wednesday and College who died in Chica will be in Indianapolis igo of a heart attack Saturday gained national prominence Aug 17 as a Fort Wayne Ind tions in the second year family The parents left Friday and havent been heard from since They identified themselves as Francis and Jean Smith Authori ties said they were in their late 30s or early 40s Left behind were seven chil dren from 2 to 12 years old in cluding a set of twin boys 2 The children were cared for at the motet while authorities searched for the parents The older children said the par ents got into their car Friday with their 10monthold baby and said they were going for a ride Authorities were called when the parents didnt return Sarsfield also estimated the in dividual income tax would bring S2741849G in th year ending next June 30 and 827966866 in the second year of the biennium SAME GlobeGazette weather data to 8 am Mondav his Youth Honor Day which he established in 1945 as a substitute for Halloween vandalism in order to combat juvenile delinquent Congress officially recognized his Maximum Sunday Minimum Sunday night At 8 am Monday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum up accomplishment in 1949 The mayor was prominent in 81 the Eagles and Moose fraternal 60 orders and was a member of the 72 Moose Board of Governors He jalso held the Pilgrim Degree 7 j highest Moose order 63 Beuse was elected mayor in No K jvcmber 1953 and was recccted GlobeGazette weather data uPiin 1955 He was acUvdy interest to 8 am Sunday Maximum Saturday 80 Minimum Saturday night 52 At 8 am Sunday 66 FREE ON BAIL ed in sports He was a bachelor civil rights investigating com mission and for a special section of the Justice Department to han dle civil rights matters 2 New powers for the attorney general to seek US court injunc tions against violations or threat ened violations of voting rights 3 A special heart of the final a judge shall decide whether a per were son charged with criminal con tempt for violating an injunction lowapury If the judge tries the case him self and levies a penalty of more than 45 days in jail and a S300 fine the defendant would have the right to a new trial before a jury The maximum penalty for such injunction violations would be six months in jail and fine Under the compromise civil contempt cases would be tried without a jury Criminal con tempt proceedings are those de signed to punish violations of court orders Civil contempt cases are aimed at getting compliance BALLOONIST KILLED SAINT FLORENT LE VIEIL NEW YORK LawFrance UP Georges Cormier rence Tierney who once played 183 dean of French balloonists John Dillinger in a movie wasjwas fatally injured Sunday when free on bail Monday on a Jan errant gust of wind caught his burglary charge jballoon during his 500th flight BACK TO MOMS in Moras kitchen for the first time after four years of horror as a captive of the Chinese Reds the Rev Fr John Houle takes a hearty sample of his mothers cooking The Roman Catholic priest returned to California and rested up at Lake Tahoe for two days before visitinghis mother at Glendale Oskaloosa Crash Takes One Life OSKALOOSA ifl James Lyle Davis 22 West Chester was fat ally injured Monday in an auto accident on Highway 92 five miles east of here Three others were injured Authorities said Davis was rid ing in a car driven by Herb Mun sell 21 Oskaloosa when it was in a sideswiping accident with a milk tnick driven by Robert D Messerschmidt Sigourney Mun sell Gordon Anderson 18 and Lee Nosserman 19 both of Oska loosa were hospitalized   

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