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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 21, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH tOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIV Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wtreo Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 21 1958 This Paper Consists ol Two One No 89 3 School Issues Lose Out in Election 58 Vote Drive Opened CHICAGO Eisen hower launching the 1958 drive foi a GOP Congress told the na tion Monday night Americas se curity has been markcdlj strengthened during his five years in office In an address at a party dinner and for a coastto coast televisionradio audience the President pledged his admin istration will keep the nations defenses strong to deal with the Soviet threat And Eisenhower who startec his sixth year as President Mon day called for election in Novem ber of a GOP team of allstars in culmination of the party drivi to take over control of Congres from the Democrats First Objective But even while the Presiden was taking issue with the Demo crats who contend Americas de fenses are becoming weaker un der his administration Eisenhow er insisted the matter of United States security and differences over be kept out of poli tics Eisenhower speaking in Chi cagos international Amphithea tre where he was nominated in 1952 put it this way Our first objective security and a just not a parti san or political matter Ameri cans must never and will never let the issue of security and peace become a pawn in any DANCING a AP Phototax tune for Secretary of Interior Fred Sea address at the GOP fundraising dinner ton who once was given the honorary at Des Moines Ldoking on are Adeline title of High Flying Eagle by the Sioux Wanatee left and Bertha Waseskuk Indians Seaton met with a group from other members of the Indian dancing the Tama Indian Reservation before his team who performed at the event Dont Sell Ourselves Short Secretary Seaton Tells GOP Nimitz Spaatz Disagree WASHINGTON got sharply conflicting recommenda tions Tuesday from two former military leaders on the question of providing for a single chief o staff to head the nations militarj organizations Gen Carl Spaatz Air Force head in 194748 urged a single chief of staff for the secretary o defense instead of the committe system we have now Fleet Adm Chester W Nimitz chief of naval operations in 1945 47 said it would be totall wrong to set up a single chie of staff in place of the presen joint staffs Public Testimony The retired military leader gave their views in public test mony at the Senate missilesate inquiry VOTE BY PRECINCTS Issue No 1 Issue No 2 Issue No 3 Issue No 4 Precinct Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No 1st 1 of 1 88 325 114 305 234 193 221 203 2nd 2 of 1 220 819 297 737 587 454 556 487 3rd 1 of 2 148 546 199 508 371 336 338 373 4th 2 of 2 127 470 164 430 317 283 302 300 5th 1 of 3 253 770 327 687 610 410 587 439 6th 2 of 3 134 654 176 609 358 434 321 471 7th 1 of 4 190 562 234 519 442 312 424 333 8th 2 of 4 119 457 159 416 274 304 256 3193 2726 3005 2930 Southern lo1 Hit by Snow By TITE ASSOCIATED PRESS The most severe storm of the season shaped up for Southern Iowa and the Midwest Tuesday as new snow was added to existing depths and stiff winds intensified conditions Lamoni reported a 7inch fall Tuesday while the Weather Bureau issued a heavy snow warning for the southeastern half of the Missouri High Wind precipitation and little or none was expected Eastern Kansas and western Missouri were bearing the brunt of the new snow Six to 14 inches had accumulated by noon The 14 inches was at Odessa Mo 38 miles due east of Kansas City Harrisonville Mo 38 miles south of Kansas City reported 12 Butler Mo another 27 miles south had 10 On one thing they are agreed there are now far too many assistant secretaries around the Defense Department Most of these offices were created by Congress on recommendation of former Secretary Charles E Wilson DES MOINES night the United States has p spllincr shnrt cprimn nrohlems ahead he ones political chess game But while the President was setting forth that view his chief Qt are selling themselves short by not paying enough attention to American exploits Sec lntenor Fred Sea aid Sherman Adams in address to says Seaton told some 2300 Repub ing another GOP dinner rally in ieaum Minneapolis was accusing the hcans altending Democrats of politicking with national defense Political Slugging often does the po litical slugging while Eisenhower stands the Demo crats ought to know better and added As a matter of fact they ought to be called strictly to ac count by the American people for using this subject as party glue simply say this We Republi cans greet the opposition on this battlefield with as much antici pation as any other they can con jure up a serious problems ahead be cause of Russian achievements with Sputniks But headded Flying into a frenzy isnt go ing to do a thing for us The real problem America faces he said is to win the fund raising dinner here Mon1 scientific and technological race Demos in Senate Challenge Ikes Security Contentions WASHINGTON Senate Democrats challenged Tuesday President Eisenhowers contention in his political talk Monday night that the nations security has been markedly strengthened during his five years in office The Democrats also struck back at the assertion by Sherman Adams chief presidential assistant that their party has been pol iticking with national defense Chairman Russell DGa of the Senate Armed Services Com mittee said Eisenhower told only part of the story in claiming that the nations defenses have been bolstered under Republican rule of Defense n ji ft n romts in southeastern sections were expected to get up to 6 inches of snow by Tuesday night as the storm center heads slowly in a northeasterly direction Brisk 25 to 35mileanhour winds were causing heavy blow ing and drifting The State High Future Action in Doubt Mason City by a nearly 4 to 1 vote Monday to sell part of the School Adminis tration block and gave a bare majority to a bond is sue However bond issues in Iowa require a 60 per cent ap proval Only one approved of the four issues presented was the use of the mill levy to build school additions and a junior high The vote on that proposal No 3 was 3193 for and 2726 against Downtown Corner Issue No 1 the proposal to sell the downtown corner received 1279 yes votes and 4633 no Issue No 2 the proposal to use that money for building purposes was defeated 1670 to 4211 On issue No 4 the proposal for Nimitz said it would speed up wav Patrol issued a warning to i i i i 1 i of the next 10 years and at the same time to be sure we keep America free and keep hei strong The secretary who is publisher of the Hastings Neb Tribune derided down predictions by per sons he called Democratic doc tors of gloom and depression who never let confidence interfere with discouragement Seaton said Democrats blamed the defense situation on GOP economies but he said Conj gress last year cut from Eisenhowers defense ap propriations request He acknowledged that Russias launching of two Sputnikshad tremendous impact throughout the world but said there were other aspects of the picture ReEntry Problem President Eisenhower was re cently able to announce that we Kisiness if the assistant secre aries of defense were removed rom the chain of administrative control and the decisionmaking power left directly in the hands of the secretary Closer Contacts On the same sort of argument Nimitz proposed abolishing the present separate post of chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff His contention ran that abolishing this job would tend to promote closer contactsbetween the heads of the individual armed services and the commander in chief the Presi dent The chairmanship he said could be rotated among heads of nave he Army Air Force and Navy motorists about hazardous driv ing conditions The Iowa Highway Commission said an area south and east of a line from Glenwood to Dubuque was having snow accompanied by strong winds Visibility was reported less than 500 feet in ome areas Elsewhere highways enerally were clear The Mason City area had part y cloudy skies with no trace of Kansas City was 10 inches Eur ekaKan 120 miles southwest of Kansas City reported 8 inches Frankfort Kan 100 miles north west had 9 Winds of 25 to 35 miles an hour whipped drifts three to six feet deep across many highways The Weather Bureau had to go back 27 years to find a storm comparable to the one in Kansas City Air and bus travel through Kansas City came to a standstil and several of the main highways a 31400000 bond issue to build additions to several schools and a new junior high the vote was 3005 yes and 2930 no or 506 per cent in favor instead of he necessary 60 per cent to ap prove it All members of the school xard were attending the reg ular monthly meeting when the returns came in from the elec tion They discussed possible steps to meet the classrooom needs for next September No decision was reached as to any took no note of Democratic criti cism of his defense policies in this dawning space era But he said in looking back at his five years in office The nations security has been guarded and markedly strengthened Prosperity has risen from peak to peak A rec Of course Russell said we have got the B52 bomber andhad soived the problem of a mis In h i s speech t h e President the B58 on its way during the period in which Eisenhower has been President We have ourselves but all defense is a relative matter Sen Kefauver a member of the preparedness com mittee investigating the missile and satellite programs said the Eisenhower administration has failed in its imperative North Iowa Driver Killed BUFFALO CENTER Rich sOes reentry from outer space into the earths atmosphere Yet this went comparatively ticed in the American press Seaton declared Also American newspapers paid little attention when one ol our atomic submarines made a trip not only under water for a n s mnrravp ipsnnn ord breaking tax reduction was sibi o keep Tc United StaeSard Murra 23 Buffalo completely un TM 10 keep me unueci biaies der the no ar ice can granted The economic security of all our people has risen The Presidents talk was the feature attraction among speeches by administration and GOP congressional leaders at 43 other fundraising party dinners held from coast to coast Monday night in 27 stales and the District of Columbia Eisenhowers audience at flag draped Donovan Hall in Am he was nomi nated for a first term in interrupted him with applause 16 times during his quarter hour talk Mother Slays 3 Children Self HIBBING Minn house wife shot and killed her three small children as they lay in bee Tuesday and then took her own life in the familys cottage at Side Lake 23 miles north of here Deputy Sheriff Ray McDermott said Mrs Fred Lautizi 30 wife of a construction worker left a pencilled note detailing her emo tional illness and said she wantec to do away with her family be cause of it Neighbors said Lautizi left foi his construction job at Bovcy Minn 50 miles southwest of here about am The shooting ap parcntly occurred about a hal hour later The bodies were fount shortly after 8 am by a neigh bor woman who was curious wh the eldest child had not gone t school veil ihead of Russia veil diiidii ui nuaaid Comparatively speaking we collision near here was killed Monday in a twocar derjhe polar ice cap You can bet the other re considerably less secure than vhen Eisenhower took office he aid In a separate interview Sen Vlansfield of Montana the assist ant Democratic leader agreed vith Russell and Kefauver in say ng the Democrats are trying to ieep politics out of consideration of the defense program Planes Wreckage Found in Ocean HONOLULU Pieces of wood and foam rubber were found in the Pacific Ocean Monday night pinpointing one of two gianl searches for missing military planes Searchers picked up the debris 97 miles west of where a Military Transport Service cargo plane vanished Sunday with seven aboard The plane was last heard from 385 miles southwest of Oahu Island on a flight from Honoluli to Kwajalcin crest of a hill on a gravel road about 2 miles south and a mile west of Buffalo Center Authorities said Murras east bound car was in headon collision with a westbound car driven by Raymond O Wessels 39 also of Buffalo Center Wessels was treated at the Buffalo Center hospital for face cuts Both men were driving alone papers of the free world took The accident occurred ncarthe penty of notice of these thingS and Pravda and Izvestia Rus sias most influential newspapers did too he said Seaton rapped Democratic cri tics who would have the coun try believe the Republicans have let the missile program deteri orate Huge Increase He said to set the record This would remove one layer n this pyramid of the chain of command Nimitz said of his proposals to abolish the separate chairmans job Nimitz told the senators he had once favored the idea of a single chief of staff when as a Pacific commander during World War II ic felt frustrated by delays in Washington decisions But he said he is now convinced I was wrong and that a single chief would be a mistake On the other hand Spaatz ar gued a single chief is needed in an age when missiles and space ships are soon to be had and even conventional weapons are growing more complex Loss in Irvinqton Fire IRVINGTON to a building and construction equip ment of Elmer Dole road con tractor was estimated at S30000 or more following a fire here Monday A new 525000 dragline was among the equipment lost Fire men from Algona 10 miles north of Irvington saved the home o Doles mother a few feet fron the burning building Cause of the fire had not been straight that American spending on missiles since the Eisenhower Funeral services will be Thursadministration took office showed day at 2 p m at the Baptist a thousand limes increase over Church here The Rev W G Gerthe will officiate The Winters Funeral Home is in charge of ar rangements He is survived by his parents Mr and Mrs Richard Murra his wife and one son He had Idetermincd Cascade Man Killed expenditures of the Truman ad jn Road Accident ministration And he quoted Wernhtr Von Braun one of the DUBUQUE iPi Dennis Dullea were blocked by high drifts and stalled vehicles Schools were closed in many areas including all of the Greater Kansas City dis trict and jnany businesses and factories failed to open House Group Hikes New Money Bill WASHINGTON House Appropriations Committee Tues ay voted an emergency time uying fund to peed missile programs and give more punch to the Air Forces etaliatory power This is 40 million more than Resident Eisenhower requested wo weeks ago The addition is all for the Army to bolster its missile pro rams A last minute revision doubled the proposed increase by allotting 20 million for the Persh ng Project aimed to develop a solid fuel successor to the Armys 200mile range Redstone Of the total Sl2GO000000 if new cash and loO million is au thority to transfer funds alreach available The 40milIiondollar increase is in the transfer funds The House will consider the committees action Wednesday and there are indications of a strong drive to provide even more money The new money will be made available to the Defense Depart ment immediately to financi space age weapons program which are developing faster than anticipated BOY FOR LAMAS SANTA MONICA Calif P The Weather SAason City Light snow Tuesday night low about 10 Cloudy Wednesday high 1820 owa Snow and winds diminish ing Tuesday night low 1017 north 1725 south Wednesday mostly cloudy with occasional snow extreme northeast not so cold west Minnesota Flurries little tem perature change GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 28 15 15 37 29 Rolfe Boy Struck by Auto Killed ROLFE Pi Conrad Ives 5j yearold son of Mr and Mrs Nor ton Ives of near Rolfe was killed Tuesday when he ran in front of an automobile The lad was running toward the school bus The road was ice covered and the driver of the car Frederick Hudson an attor ney at Rolfe was unable to avoid hitting the lad officers said future action The discussion was informal Regular Election It was pointed out that the reg ular school election is March 10 If another bond issue were pre sented then to the voters it is doubtful if the work could be completed in time to meet class room needs next September board members said There also was some discus sion of possible use of the 1lh mill levy which was approved Monday by the voters It would bring in about a year About half that sum would be available from taxes collected the first three months of this year There was no agreement concern ing use of these funds Earlier in the evening the board had approved mendation by Lawrence S She poiser who was attending his last board meeting in Mason City and the new superintendent P 0 Brunsvold The approval was for putting a partition in the Lincoln School Auditorium so as to provide two classrooms The total vote of 6099 in Mon days election w a s the largest ever cast in Mason City at a spe cial school election It repre sented eligible voters THIEVES HUNTED Cost of Living Failed to Rise During December WASHINGTON govern ment reported Tuesday that a decline in new car prices kept living costs from advancing in December They averaged the CEDAR RAPIDS PI as in November Tuesday continued their search Hcrsey Rilcy Labor Depart for burglars who broke into five ment living cost chief said he places here Monday and escaped could not predict whether the Argentine actor Fernando Lamasjwith between and mostcurrent January living cost level and his wife Arlene Dahl becamejof it in cash Hardest hit waswill rise or drop present the parents of a TVispound boy Tonys Steak House where record hisjh i i a farmer Revamped SeaMaster Passes its Tests BALTIMORE fl Martin Cos leading missile experts as saying80 Cascade was killed Tuesdayj America had no ballistic misrnormnS when the car in which sile program worth the was riding was in collision is he saicljwith a pickup truck on U S 151 twas taken is why the United States trailsjaDOul 10 miles southwest of here Russia in some aspects of Dullea was a passenger in a missile race driven by his son Dennis Jr Sen Thomas E Martin of Cascade The accident oc lowa introduced the secretary currcd at the entrance of the Reps Henry 0 Tallc Paul Cun ningham and Fred Schwengel rcmodcled jetengined SeaMastcriwere at the head table with State heard by men were aboard HEADS CLOTHIERS Alcn iviicJnrr nn r M ic 1 i jtiti igintu i 11 u rti me ntiau I Air t nfiho it f its first flight test MonIChairman L L and a hugc scaplanc capable State Finance ChairmanW Pal ii was flying 600 milos an hour was mcr wison and Lt Gov William nnlratnrf TV ldcd OU in thc air 3I1 NMcholas op iors 55 minutes under observation of Nicholas who also spoke the Navy called on Iowa Republicans to The first two experimentalshow unity during the coming models of the plane designed elections long range reconnaissance and I hope there will be no bitter DES MOINES M Rodney R Hagglund Audubon is the new president of the Iowa Retail cloth iers Assn He was elected at the associations annual meeting here which ended Tuesday mine laying blew up The fights during thc pri was blamed on the tail Fiveimary elections Nicholas said models arc to be tested job is to beat the Demo then will make 18 types Swiss Valley Chalet a highway restaurant LeCompte Not to Seek ReElection production crats not selves fight among our SAME Rlack flat means traffic death In PAS hours WASHINGTON F Rep Karl Le Coinpte a 20year veteran of Congress said he wont be a candidate for reelection this year Le Comptc who is 70ycars old was first elected from Iowas 4th district in 1938 This is his 10th term in the House I have been in the House for 20 years Le Compte said I think it time that I slowed down Lc Compte said he isnt well enough to make as vigorous a The government index stayed at the same peak mark of 121S per cent of the 194749 average in December as was recorded for November This is 31 per cent higher than a year earlier Tlic index has risen in 14 of the past 16 months Lower prices for automobiles and apparel offset slight ad i van cos for food and other goods campaign as he believed should sorviccs December New car prices declined 23 per bo made He has been trou bled by a spinal disc Some persons he said might like to see a new face and Im perfectly willing to step aside so a younger per son can be named Lc Compte is chairman of the House Administration Commit loo a member of the Foreign cent as dealers began granting larger discounts on 1958 new ears Used cars also declined 14 per cent BEER AND CHIPS MIAMI BEACH Ha UP Could this be more thm n hippy coincidence The Notional Potilo Chip Institute is planning its oon Aitiirs Committee and several ivention at Hollywood Fla during joint HuuseScnate committees ithe sime the U S Browiis He is from Corydon Iowa Foundation is meeting here   

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