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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 29, 1957, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowos Daily Newspaper for DN CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NO R T H 1 0 W A N S N I I H I 0 R S HOME EDITION VOL LXIII Associated Pieu United Preu Full Seven Copy MASOH CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 29 1957 Tbli ContUU al Four Otui Admit Road Work Violates Iowa Law Disarm LastDitch Bid by West LONDON Thursday night turned down the Wests Last Ditch plan for a limited disarmament program arid in sisted it contained nothing of genuine value a British infor mant reported Soviet Delegate Valerian Zorin delivered his verdict shortly after the United States Britain France and Canada submitteda package plan designed to dispel the shad ows of nuclear la a 50minute speech the Rus sian declared that the Wests working paper cannot be consid ered as offering anything of genu ine value With one or two exceptions the proposals had already been out lined orally in the disarmament talks so that the 3000word docu ment contained little newinfor mation There was nothing of a surprise nature New Provision One of the new provisions de signed to meet Russias insistent call for a ban on the use of nu clear weapons specifies that each country participating in disarma ment would use nuclear weapons ontyTnselfdefense The wording is statedinnegatives this way Each party assumes an obli gation not to use nuclear weap ons if an armed attack has not placed the party in a situation of Filibuster Develops in IN LONG TALK Sen Strom Thurmond DSC carries his oneman stand against the Civil Eights bill into the 16th hour in a Senate speech which started Wednesday night At right Mrs Thurmond rests for a AP Wlrephoto moment outside the Senate gallery She listened to his filibustering talk all through the nightand said shed stick it out as long as her husband had the floor individual fense or collective selfde Showers May Continue Into Saturday Thundershower activity movec back into extreme western anc northern Iowa and fog blanketed much of the rest of the stat Thisconstruction was officially explained as being necessary to allow for the useof nuclear weap ons in case the United States for example became involved in a situation of defense because of an attackon an allied country Related to this section was an othermore or lessnew proposal therehad been some talk about it designed to keep the door open forthe nuclear arming of Americas European al lies notably Britain arid France should Russia accept the plan and its terms actually be converted into treaty Help to Satellites This section which would also let Russia supply atomic weapons to its satellites states Each party undertakes not to transfer out of its control any nu clear weapons or to accept trans fer to it of such weapons except where under arrangement be tween transferor and transferee their use will be in conformity with Paragraph 3 The section referred to was that Thursday The predicted the states rainy weath er might continue into Saturday Temperatures Thursday were expected to be a few degrees warmer than Wednesday when One Shot of Asian Flu Vaccine DOES THE JOB WASHINGTON government said Thursday it is sticking to its recommendation that one shot of preventive Asian flu vaccine will do the job despite a Pentagon decision to use two A spokesman said the PHS rnedieal personnel and scientific advisers believe oneshot will provide substantial protectionfor approximately one year The armed forces announced that it will give men in uniform two of the new vaccine as an extra precaution That ap Burgau pcaredto mean several million civilians will have to wait a little afternoon highs ranged from 66 at Spencer to 82 at Lamoni Readings Thursday night were expected to be about the same as Wednesday nightwhen lows ranged frorii 59 at Mason City to 67 at Burlington Davenport received 105 inches of rain before the thundershower activity diminished Wednesday afternoon and the broke through in some sections Other rainfall amounts included Waterloo 86 Cedar Rapids 79 Charles City 64 Grinnell 60 Northwood 59 Des Moines 42 ShellRock 40 Dubuqiie Council Bluffs and Sioux City 38 Burlington and Tracy 28 Dumont 27 and Spencer 21 Mason City had another 39 of an inch the hvoday total to 75 Heavy show longer to get theirshots Surgeon General Leroy E Burney estimated earlier that steppedup production will make it possible to inoculate between 80 to 85 million half the U S Jan 1 However military officials now say that the Pentagon wants 7230000 onecubiccentimeter doses compared with an original estimate of four million shots Jurgemeyer Hits Demo Party on Hiring Policy DES MOINES Republican Chairman L L Jurge meyer Clinton blasted the state Democratic administration Thurs day for hiring former bootleggers gamblers and drunken drivers for jobs with the State Liquor Commission while retiring older em ployes regardless of their ability Jurgemeyerquestioned the advisability of hiring men with past gambling and liquor violations He referred to statements by State Liquor Commissioner C J Burris thathe had hireld men with past No General Property Tax Levy Needed DES MOINES again no will be necessary for operating revenue to support the state government this year tie Iowa StateTax Commission was notified by State Comptroller Glenn Sarsfield Thursday There will however be a state property levy of 68 of a mill to cover war bonus indebtedness The commission notified county auditors in a letter mailed Thurs day that aproperty tax of 43 mills would be necessaryto pay interest and principal on World War II veterans bonus bonds Monies and credits shares of bank stock and shares of build ing loan and savings associations i Brief Respite for Thurmond WASHINGTON iff Sen Thurl mond got a brief respite Thursday after more than 16 lours of his oneman filibuster against the civil rights bill bu quickly after William Proxmire was sworn in as Wis consins new senator Thurmond sat down while the oath was administered to Prox mire but he did not leave the chamber The break was for only a few minutes but it was a little longer than the few sitdown chances Thurmond had gained earlier by yieldingfor questions Haggard at Times As soon as Proxmire had taken the oath Thurmond went dogged ly on He was haggard and at times spoke in an almost in audible voice But he showed no signs of a quick end It took unanimous consent agreements for the interruptions f Thurmond was to get a chance o sit Under strict enforcement Beck 5 Others Erbe to Indicted on Supervisors Defend Policy By IOHN BLEAKLY GlobeGazette Staff Writer chairman of tni Cerrb Gordb County Board of Su pervisors John Thursday admitted in a hearing that work on the RockwellSwaledale road violatesIowa It is not being done according to contract speci ications he said After the quiet onehour hear ing Chester J Lyman assistant attorney general said that viola ions of Iowa lawwere indicated iy the testimony He said that the hearing record on the contro versial blacktopping program would be turned over to of Senate rules he would have ost the floor otherwise There wassuch an for the Proxmire ceremony WASHINGTON federa grand jury in Tacoma Wash Wednesday indicted President Dave Ueck of the Teamsters Un ion and five other persons on charges alleging evasion of Becks federal income taxes In announcing the indictment Dep Atty Gen William P Rog ers said the defendants in addi tion to Beck are Nathan Shefferman Chicago are exempt from this levy In one exchange with Sen Lan ger the agree ment Thurmond forgetfully sank into his chair But he was up in a flash Thurmond had not been out of the chamberfor nearly 12 hours as he ran into his 17th hour Shows Temper Thurmond was showing some flashes of temper as he went past 15 hours buthe could still act at tiriies like a man with his sec ond wind Indicating he was not about to quit Thurmond promised he would discuss at some length the protections he said South Car olina voters get under state laws He proceeded to do just that At one point Thurmond called for order in the chamber when a ton Shefferman son of Nathan SheffermanNorman Gessert general organizer for the Team sters Union Fred Verschueren auditor for the Teamsters Union and Dave Beck Jr 2Year Period Gen Norman EfErbe Erbe will make any decision on further action Lyman said Erbe had summoned county officials to Thursdays meeting after tfie ighway commission said super isors were apparently violating le law Conducted Hearing JJ Lyman attached by the Attor ney Generals office to the State lighway Commission conducted he hearing Cahills statement was made in reply to a question DyLyman Asked if it was true tfiat work notfollowingthe speci fication offefedbidders on the blacktop project last month Ca The first three counts of the sevencount indictment charged Dave Beck with willful attempted evasion of his federal Mncome taxes for the years 1951 through hall said Thats fight County workers have pufc down all but two miles of the base for the proposed blacktopping The county began the job after bids 1953 in the approximate amount the workwere rejected by the providing for use of weapons only ers Thursday were expected to in selfdefense shove the weeks total well above The 11 points of the inch plan cover not only specific arms reductions and control measures but also the creation of inspection and control machinery under an international control organiza tion section provides that any nation canrenounce its commit convictions a man has back and done right It was interesting to note how Gov Loveless has applied his an nounced policy of investigating all state employes Jurgemeyer said ments under the proposed treaty by simply giving written notice in the event that some other na tion is guilty of an important violation Another section Strikeby Braniff Pilots Imminent Airline Warned know he announced that policy he other day with great pride and piety Jurgemeyer said he had no CHICAGO UP The Air Lines Pilots Assn has warned a strike is imminent in a contract Loveless Appoints Gilloon Hew Judge DES MOINES D Gil The commission also informed the county auditors a levy of 25 mills wpuld have to be imposed this year on real arid personal property for retirement for Ko rean bonus bonds In addition a separate one mill levy will have to be imposed on monies and credits the letter said The Korean bonus bonds have not yet been sold but Tax Com mission Chairman Leon Miller said the tax to pay the bonds will have to be levied this year in or clerk whispered something to Sen Yarborough who was presiding at the time Pauses in Speech Thurmond stopped and glared pointedly another time at Demo cratic Leader Johnson of Texas and Sen Margaret Chase Smith RMaine as they held a whis pered consultation with a com mittee clerk There were glares from time to time for other whisperers of This is the second federalin come tax indictment against Beck Last May a grand jury in dicted him on charges of seek ing to evade of tax on 1950 income Larceny Charge Beck also has been indicted by a Kings County Washington State grand jury on charges of grand larceny of union funds Wednesdays federal indictment alleges that Beck had reported that income for the years 195153 inclusive as follows 1951 94483 1952 and 1953 The indictment alleged he should have reported net for the three years of and This meant that Beck is ac cused of failing to report income quarrel with the rehabilitation of f o r m e r criminals although he questioned the advisability of placing such persons iri liquor stores or otherwise connected with the Liquor Commission But he said perhaps the sad dest reflection is that apparently while such crimes are forgivable ney Thursday was appointed by Gov Herscher Loveless as judge of the 19th Judicial District of Iowa The appointment fills a va cancy created by the recent death of Judge Milton J Glenn The term runs to Jan says that the dispute with Braniff Airlines ithe crime of growing old is unfor proposals constitute a single pack age and that inseparable its provisions are strike date is in the process of the commissions newly an nounced policy of retiring em C N Sayen head ofthe pilots union announced Thursday a longtime Dubuque attorder to provide for the paymen schedule when they are sold AUTHOR DIES LOS ANGELES CUP Craig Rice 49 prolific author of mys tery givable Jurgemeyer made reference to Independence Man Is Victim of Accident INDEPENDENCE UP One person was killed and three oth ers were injured Wednesday night in a threecar crash about miles south of here on Iowa 150 Lester Cue 67 Independence was fatally injured in the crash and died about two hours following the accident in a local hospital His wife Inez 63 was injured The drivers of the other two cars involved also were injured They are Donald Jones 45 Inde pendence and Bernard Webber 31 Waterloo FARM FIRE PLEASANT VALLEY Fire Wednesday destroyed an 80 foot barn 4500 bales of hay and an undetermined number of hog on the Joseph Kim met farm new here being set He said a strike is the only course left after 10 months of bargaining with Braniff j The pilots contract with Braniff expired Jan 16 Federal media tors abandoned efforts to super vise bargaining sessions July 16 and the pilots have been legally eligible to strike since Aug 16 The dispute involves a retire ment plan pay increases and ployes at the age of 70 Burris immediately replied to Jurgemeyers blast by comment ing he should know what the case is before he talks too much He said all of the charges against the men hired were far in the past and that the men had t been thoroughly checked before they were hired and found to be fringe benefits Braniff employs In one case he said 485 pilotsand serves 50 US citiesjthe man involved was a fall and nine Latin American counguy tries Allerton St Ansgar Youths Win Contest DES MOINES UP Virginia L Patridge 16 Allerton was named the winner Thursday of a scholarship in the Iowa sec tion of a national youth farm fire safety contest Neil Johnson 16 St Ansgar who won the boys division piacedj second in the Iowa contest and won a award died Wednesday night SAME Black traffic death In U honri Thurmond kept his talk going in the face of word from Sen Knowland of California the Re publican leader that it was all futile Knowland looking fresh in con trast to the obvious wear on Thur mond appeared in the chamber at am to tell the South Caro linian he couldnt win that there will be no adjournment of Con gress until there is civil rights action and that Thurmond was in viting rules changes making it easier to break up long talk AdjournmentNear Then after the brief interruption Knowland went to the White House for breakfast with Presi dent Eisenhower while Thurmond kept going After the White House session Knowland said he had told Eisen hower Congress still might be able to adjourn Thursday night despite Thurmond The last allnight sitting was an 85hour and 49minute run with one 24minute recess on an atomic energy bill in July 1954 That session started at 10 am July 21 took the breather at mid day July 23 and wound up at pm July 24 A 1953 allnight sitting featured the recordsetting speech of 22 hours and 26 minutes by Sen for the three years mately approxi Bond Issue Passed at Swea City SWEA bond issue to build a municipal swim ming pool was passed here Wed nesday with a heavy turnout of voters There were 341 votes yes 97 no 4 spoiled The proposal carried by 70 per cent A date for start of construction on the pool is indefinite About CHARGED WITH THREAT TO COMO Joseph Tito New York City is accompanied by The Weather Mason City Variable cloudiness through Friday with an occa sional shower or thundershower Low Thursday night 6065 High Friday 7582 Iowa Partly cloudy to cloudy scattered showers and thunder Morse DOre against the sub merged oil lands bill COLE ENDORSED WASHINGTON W The United threat to singer Perry Como and his supervisors July 17 Iowa law permits counties to do road construction with day labor if bids first are laken and rejected and then if the work is done in confbrmance with the con tract specifications and belovr the lowest bid price Other Counties The supervisors ivho spoke oj fered as their defense of the prcP ject that such work has been dons in other counties Asked by Ly man whether the board believed it was complying with Iowa law on the project CahiU said Other counties are being per mitted to do projects Why are we being singled out by the Chighway commission Its not a case of your being singled out Lyman said If other counties are violating the law they should be given an op portunity for similar hearings CahiU gave similar answer when asked why the contract spe cifications were not being fol lowed answering that been observing other counties suild these goodtype roads and ve want to do the same thing 3lnch Base Supervisor Ray D Robbins said the highway commissioa old the Cerro Gordo official hat they could not builda black topped road with a threeinch crushed rock base Yet he said he had been told by the Kossuth County engineer that such a was approved in that county Two highway commission of ficials at the hearing said they did not recall any such Kossuth County projects Much of the questioning in volved the specific specification violations charged in an Aug 19 letter to C E Cox Mason City assistant district engineer for the highway commission In reply to a contention that the base material was not being prewetted CahiH said that such wetting w a s being done Cox also had said that no rolled den storrns Thursday night low inisity was being determined on the 60s Partly cloudy and a little warmer Friday chance of a few showers and thunderstorms Tito a re ligious candle salesman was ordered to a state hospital for mental examinations Minnesota Cloudy work Mason City GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Wednesday 68 Minimum Wednesday night 59 At 8 am Thursday 61 Precipitation 39 inch general of the new InternationalYEAR AGO compacted base of stone CahiH said that density tests had been taken and that the density wai close to that of the base on con being done near Atomic Energy Agency which will be headquartered in Vienna Maximum Minimum 83 64 Lyman said that the highway com missions letter seemed to ishow that the road is not being j built to carry the traffic it will I get j Matter of Opinian Thats a matter of opinion Cahill said Its a good road said S JC   

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