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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 1, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Br THAT MAKIS Associated Press and United Presi Full Lease Wire CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 1 1958 This Paper Consists of Four Ona Brian Lockwood 6 ElizabethWestly 5 Joyce Ann Colby Congress Convenes Tuesday Defense Is Top Subject WASHINGTON elec tionyear Congress alarmed over Soviet scientificmilitary achieve ments convenes next Tuesday with the biggest defense and for eign policy problems on its hands since the outbreak of the Korean War The Democraticled lawmakers who goaded the administration last year in the name of econo my will prod it this year to spend and act faster to meet Russias challenge in building interconti racing for nenlal missiles and outer space Some also will demand thai the administration search for new ap proaches toward negotiating with Russia on disarm a ment and ether means of easing world tensions Reflecting national concern over Russias Sputniks few members of Congress still cherish any hope for the 1958 electionyear tax cut which once appeared possible Even at he current rate of taxation the Treasury may slip back into the red both and next Got Early Start Some in Congress are worried that budget pressure caused by higher defense spending will kill or curtail domestic projects and programs which they think would have electionyear appeal All 435 House seats and a third of the 96 Senate seats will be at stake in the midterm elections next No Hollands Ouster F om Indonesia Is Inevitable End to Years of Turmoil By DON COOK New York Herald News Service THE eilands th that America sought to avoid making new difficulties for the Sukarno government in the hope KV An of keePinS it proWestern does not carry much weight with the half way around the world for the last 50000 Dutch citizens who are now being forced out of Indonesia is the inevitable end to10 years of bitter history in southeast Asia Because the Dutch have seen Uiis end coming for months and even years there is less emo tional tension here about events in Indonesia than might be ex pected It is simply the last chapter and the book will soon be closed As for the future in southeast Asia no Dutchman will do more than shrug his shoulders Behind this somewhat stolid attitude are two serious and deepseated Dutch concerns Anxiety that nothing be done to worsen conditions for the Dutch who are trying to get away from Indonesia and who are al ready arriving in Holland at the rate of more than 2000 a week and a certain bitterness about the fencesitting which Wash ington has done throughout his whole dismal and unhappy af fair The Washington explanation what has happened The Dutch do not believe that a strong American stand would have stopped Indonesia from seizing Dutch properly but they do be lieve that the United States would do better to stand up more firmly for the rule of Jaw in the world and moral support of a NATO ally But these political problems are muted in Holland by the more pressing and immediate business of organizing the homeward trek of 50000 citi least 30000 of them Eurasians who have never seen their mother country Some 10000 now are home and the flow is on the increase with 900 sets available every week on an air shuttle service from Singapore to Amsterdam and ships arriving constantly at the end of the four week Javato Holland voyage They are the last of a long line of Dutch whose lives were based on Indonesia There were 300000 there when World War II ended but when sovereignty passed to the Indonesians in 1949 250000 of them packed up and came home Now the rest are packing up their personal belongings and making their way to jnany harbor towns of the picked up anH transported to Singapore where after a wait in British Army barracks which have been has tily converted to transit camps they get transport home For the Dutch the loss of In donesia represents an esti mated 3 per cent of tlie coun trys national 3 per cent of its overseas trade totai Estimates of Dutch in vestments in Indonesia vary all the way from 25 billion guild ers about 3625000000 up to 5 billion guilders about SI25 But whatever the fig ure it is a safe bet that Indo nesia is going to suffer far more than Holland A country which desperately needs outside help outside in vestments and technicians In donesia standsJittle chance of attracting any of these from the Western world for years to come Her action moreover has made her claim to Dutch controlled Western New Guinea about as insolvable as Eires departure from the British Commonwealth has made the partition of Ireland insolvable 58 to Be Year of Promise WASHINGTON tfiDeputy Sec retary of Defense Donald Quarles said Wednesday that the results of past weapons research will be gin to show in the nations de Iowa Enters The NewTeaf With a Prosperous Outlook vember Despite grumbling in some quarters and disagreement over details Congress probably will give the administration all or more than it wants in its defense DES MOINES UP The state government entered the New Year Wednesday with a prosperous all time record of collections in spe cial state taxes indicating that Icwans during 1957 had more money to spend than any previous year The tax collections when State Treasurer M in 1956 Exact totals were S251 985883 for the year just passed and for the year be fore The state sales tax Iowas big gest source of revenue is a ba rometer of retail activity Rev enue officials figured that for the first time lowans went over the three billrorrdollar mark in goods budget of about 40 billion dollars 1 M three billio The administration already has sctl thc books for in37 amountipurchased told congressional leaders that itccl 22 dollars N t CamorMlt is budgeting iwo billions lhan lhe PTvious record set Comparabl I ban this year for missiles beef ing up thc Strategic Air Com mand antimissile missile de velopment higher military pay Iowas 12 special taxes and the profits from the state liquor stores Evidence that lowans had more money in 1957 comes from these figures State income tax payments rose about 3Vi million dollars over 1956 on which more than million dol and antisubmarine defenses Foreign Policy Opposition The administration also is pre paring to ask Congress for up wards of 200 million dollars a year for the next four years for scholarships and other federal help to progress encourage in science longrange education The outlook for congressional apj proval is not yd clear AfroAsian Talks Close Communist Bias Admitted CAIRO ffl The antiWestern AfricanAsian Conference closed Wednesday with one of its main organizers conceding that the parley was biased in favor of thc Communists Dr Anup Singh an Indian i f Exact dollar figures on sales faxlars US Holid Traf 1C Deaths Climb S Years stavemenv 1958 is a year ofj fenses in 1958 In a New Quarles said promise and added Many research projects and plans of previous are be coming realities and will begin to contribute importantly to our na tional defense posture in the year ahead In modernizing and streamlining our armed forces we are adding to our arsenal a num ber of important weapons such as the intermediate range per cent rate in 1956 but only 2 lars was in individual income taxes They paid nearly 2 million dol more for auto licenses more new autos as re Heeled in an increase in use tax1958 Production to Start Pentagon officials have said they expect production of IRBMs to begin late this year Quarles said that Russias Sput niks and ballistic weapons pose a challenge that may be a bless ing in disguise adding They have realerted the free world to the dangers we must face and have brought national defense back into first place in the minds of our countrymen He also said that all America should look ahead to the coming year with determination and con fidence Tn Scn per cent in the last half of 1957 However last years total of 951583 in sales tax was less than two million dollars under the 1956 figure of The record total covers all of New Years Frivolity Brings Bill DETROIT Years ex cilcment erupted ahead of time at i jiliuie on new cars and bought more in surance as shown by the insur ance premium tax Slight More money was paid for cig arettes but consumption of beer showed a slight decline The books showed that the prof w vi t v its from the state liquor were S210 beci Big Decisions other statements Bridges RXH and Sen IDMono agreed that will require important bi partisan decisions which Bridges said must provide for Ihe sur vival of this nation at al costs Mansfield acting Senate Dem ocratic leader said members of both parties in Congress must place the security of the country ahead of the welfare of their nar ties WED The former SSSlv grandmother in the M e s leaves St Bernadettes Church in Dublin new husband Frank Ireland Hams 26 The pert bride who recentTv bektouVSo ow fenrM the award was a wid ow for 14 years Her three daughters two sons and three grandchildren were at the wedding The Weather Iowa Generally fair and con tinued cold Wednesday night low 5 below zero northeast to 5 above southwest Mostly fair STid warmer Thursday Iowa Five Day Temperatures for the fiveday period Thursciav through Temperature in Drop to Seven Below temperatures had ihc Control Control Real opposition is expected lojorganizer of thc weeklong meet those parts of the told American newsmen at Alice Scarlins home foreign policy which require I Tuesday night it would be unfair She put a New Years bottle of w congressional action There hasjliovvever to conclude that the whisky in her oven to thwart prclolinc lave4 been a growing tendency among meeting had been Reddominated I party nippers Tuesday She forithan accounted for influential Democrats to criticize He said the 12 nations and jt was there and put in ajthc 1957 Lcoislaluro thc administration for an allccwl nips cake Thr hnttlr 3 to 6 decrees below Normal highs arc 27 north to south nul nor ma I lows u rel vcar shivcnns when it havc bcon lowly Figures Run Under Estimates BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rolling past the halfway mark in the traffic countdown the New Years holiday auto deaths were running about CO per cent tha heavy 1957 Christmas toll The National Safety Council fiV pressed some optimism that their final predicted auto fatality toll of 130 deaths for the 30hour New Years holiday period will not be reached The count started at 6 pm local time and ends afc midnight Wednesday 56 Deaths After 16 hours of tabulations there were 56 holiday auto deaths throughout the nation At the same time during the Christmas count a total of 76 auto deaths were reported The Safety Council said an all out effort by motorists mindful of hazardous driving conditions in parts of the nation could realize a final tally far below the grim Christmas figure For that 30hour period the traf fic toll came to 225 deaths Tha Council had predicted ISO 84 on Roads An Associated Press survey dur ing a nonholiday period from 6 pm Tuesday Dec 10 to midnight Dec 11 showed S4 traffic deaths 15 killed in fires and 27 deaths in miscellaneous accidents an overall total of 126 Now Year holiday traffic deaths unciei Chrirt Monday uiii average infant in Iowa j nias loil since World War II Safe unui lows are Thc mercury foil below zero chief 9 degrees north to if south Aa11 in he state except Dav make more lonS trips slow warming trend is plTimport where it touched an even rIng the Chnstmas period dieted through the Other lows early f nvlr J with cooler weather about ranSed down to 7 belo Monday Little or ri tion is expected Most of the early traffic deaths occurred in the nations heartland uilll City and Waterloo andiwhcre a snow storm and the administration for an alleged lack of fresh ideas to deal with foreign affairs The Presidents ground of had a backcike with the WestJ Thc bottle exploded Thciolinc importers caught fire and cascadcdjtime to pay the recommenda fji m m t M I lllk Lil i vi v 1 1 iivf v tioL ill but little contact with Russia SoJ011 of lnc oven across the floor tions for foreign aid and foreign trade legislation are sure to come tinder heavy fire Both panics arc divided over these issues iAMS naturally Singh declared theiranclclmvn a heating duct speeches and reports would chicff estimated damages at ly contain criticism of WesternI i nations The parley ended with approv al of a series of resolutions as sailing imperialism nuclear tesu and other pet targets of Commu nist propaganda POPULATION UP fcThe United States started the new year with three million more residents than Given Away at Las Vegas Hotel LAS VEGAS Nov tfi Two thousand women received a total of in silver dollars mo ments after the stroke of mid night today in thc Sands Hotels annual New Years gift giving Jack Entratter Sands vice aer ron Census Bupresident said each rcau Wednesda Mtim woman in lhcille and gambling population al 172800ono cnmlcasinos were 169800000 at thc startsatin bag containing 25 iminted silver dollars a velvet Bridges chairman of the Sen Ihan sr 1956 ncv ate GOP policy Committee consumed lessiagreed in a separate statement Because the Liquor1 that thc debate over defense and wilhheldifcHejon policies must not be ai soapbox for thc promo s was ajijon of political parties or candij this is Mansfield said both Congress 1 ofland the President nuit plan for ashc future courage confi ojdence and hope ant must face jlhc facts of life as I hey are and jnct as we would wish them to be the Special Report Sales tax receipts durin last six months of 1957 were slightly over a million dollars more than had been estimated by State Comptroller Glenn Sarsfield The comptroller also said in a special report that income and in heritance tax receipts were about more than he had es timated GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation V tE AGO Maximum Minimum No Report on First Sputnik 16 below Citv at LamonL and Sioux Nvave got the New Year bloux dismal start cold to a 12 7 4 snow V were clear and he cr Bureau said hero would bej plenty of sunshine over the state in the afternoon bu tempera werent expected to rise otili Ihe teens The forecast calixl for low readings from 1 beiow in jthe northeast lo 1 above in the Mithwest Wednesday niyhi jol Road Toll for Year Is 723 rKS M01XKS MOSfOW jmissinp Wednesday from the of Former lOWa Mother ticial Sovipl communique on the oiuy Slays Son Self KENNEWICK The bodies of a and her nycaroid son were Wash young an at night helped he 1957 toll in chock Thc aw went into effect hi it found Tuesriav in their home The omission worlds first artificial satellite have fallen from its orbiticonllnuecl dlnjnc ic nixt and Police Chief 0 C Lincoln or that Soviet scientists iiinL itt SLKUUSIS IIHMHT just have lost track of it Sovietlare to dcci little thanjast year duo to th mcrly of Sio x CH ow nd tion in sales tax rates from 2Vfe to 2 per cent Sarsfield said her son Bruce Chief BIG ESTATE of 1957 Actually he first half receipts been arr nearly equal jlast years and 1000 more than we had st only a more days Sputnik 1 was scheduled to complete 1348 revolutions around earth at midnight But the nt on Ihe satellites who died hero last vuvk he Soviol news her husbnvl S2im odn m isjemy Tass memonod only the proporlv in lns argcr uid Sputnik II enisle Fh and 1TJs Vc reday forocrt iali for eniieramnnths cndcci asf J0 tnii a from thc samo periotl thc car before A 11 urn o hj j normil and is e iScpt I and Dec l HiLhway Patrol Chief Pa neoitk Iommented We think the speed liniit ajuvsavcrl sotve lives We will work has ielt whatever luvs the LcjjU tsh mil lalurc iv ttul vie heliove a I limit vould save more lives   

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