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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 22, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspapei Edited lor the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIV Associated Press United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY OWA SATURDAY FEBRUARY 22 1958 This Paper Consists of Two Ono No Big Task forACR in Iowa Redistricting Is Its Goal By WILLIAM EBERUNE DES MOINES UP The newly named Action Committee on Re apportionment faces a tremen dous task in the years ahead Its assignment To formulate workable plan for reapportionin the Iowa Legislature push through two successive legislativ sessions and see that it is ratifie by the people in a general elec lion The 16member committee wi hold its first meeting Thursday t kick off the most concentrate drive for legislative redistrictin Iowa has ever seen Gov Herschel Loveless who named the group and other pro ponents of legislative reapportion ment say they have high hopes that the committee will succeed where other efforts have failed over the past 50 years Difficult Job But the job will be a long one since any reapportionment action requires an amendment to the Iowa constitution Such an amend ment proposal must be passed by two sessions of the Legislature then approved by the people Thus the earliest any reapportionment plan could go into effect would be 1962 unless the Governor called a special legislative session to speed up the process There is no lack of material for the committee to work with Nine different reapportionment plans were introduced in the 1957 Legis lature In addition the Iowa League of Women Voters has pro posed another State Sen Duane Dewel RA1 gona says he will submit at least seven of theplans introduced in the General Assembly last year to the committee for study He says he feels the committee has a good chance for so than a group he headed which drafted a reapportionment pro posal and introduced it in the 1957 Legislature Equal Representation Reapportionment is the process of changing the distribution of seats in the Legislature so as to give all lowans as nearly equal representation as possible Because of the cumbersome pro cedure required to change the ap portionment of seats and general disagreement among lawmakers as to the best way to do so the state has gone without any full scale redislricting since the turn of the century Meanwhile Iowas population has shifted with the advent of the automobile and the growth of in dustry Now counties with less than a third of the states popula tion send to the Legislature more representation than those with the ASSUMES CONTROL OF REPUBLIC Arabs Hail Nasser CAIRO Abdel Nas ser assumed the supreme lead ership of the United Arab Re public Saturday and told a cheering throng the union of Egypt and Syria is a mighty weapon in the Arab world A pushing shouting crowd of 500000 persons jammed Cairos Republic Square to hear him speak Earlier officials an nounced that plebiscites in Egypt and Syria Friday almost unanimously meiv ger with Nasser as president The unity which is realized today Nasser said is a big weapon of which we are proud It is a weapon of the future with Rhodes Is Found Guilty WllLFight Spy Charge which we could face the com mon enemy who fought against unity trying to sow dissension among us Fireworks burst overhead and airplanes dropped parachutes carrying pictures of Nasser So tightly was the mob packed that scores fainted and police had to use their belts and heavy ropes to beat back enthusiasts who tried to push toward the speakers stand Students fought each other with straw ooltom chairs and women became hys terical More than once it looked as if a mass panic and stampede would occur In Damascus capital of Syria there was rejoicing with demon strations and parades Horse men dressed in native costumes galloped through the streets waving swords and shields The Syrian government of President Shukri Kuwatly quit in Damascus earlier Saturday as Syria became a province in the union Syrian Premier Sabri Assali offered to stay on with his caretaker government until Nasser appoints an executive council for the province former president of virtually ab solute powers in the new repub lic GlobeGazette photo by Alusser REAL GEORGE To use a popular ex Mr and Mrs Jack Wiltgen 210 Adams pression George Wiltgen 7 looks real N W and a student at Washington George as he poses before a bulletin School is decked out in a cloak and hat board decorated in honor of George Wash styled after that worn by our first Presi ingtons birthday Young Wiltgen son of dent Hoover Is Freedoms Winner VALLEY FORGE Pa UP Three Iowa citations were listec Saturday in announcement of honors for 768 individuals organ izations and schools by Freedoms Foundation The top award of 35000 went to former President Herbert Hoover native of West Branch The citations are for providin a better understanding of th American Way of Life during 1957 Bank Honored The Buffalo Center Farmer Trust Savings Bank was hon ored for a local advertisin series Roosevelt High School De Moines was honored for activitie in the cause of freedom an Frank Miller cartoonist for th Des Moines Register Tribun was cited for a cartoon entitlec The Weather Ma son City Mostly fair through Sunday W ar in e r Saturday night and Sunday Low Satur day night 2225 High Sunday 4043 owa Mostly fair Saturday night low 1525 Partly cloudy and warmer Sunday Minnesota Fair not so cold High Sunday 3842 remaining twothirds of the peoGct Back on That Tnrone Indonesian GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 35 9 15 30 3 ones WASHINGTON Sgt Roy Rhodes a career soldier who ell victim to Moscow vodka and vomen says he will fight his courtmartial conviction of plot ting to spy for the Kremlin The 40yearold sergeant was sentenced Friday night to five years in prison at hard after being found guilty of con spiring to commit espionage I intend to fight Rhodes told newsmen after the court an riounced the sentence which in eludes dishonorable discharg from the Arjny and forfeiture all pay andallowanees ThVmili tary court of 10 officers also cori 500000 CHEER NASSER Former Egyptian Presi on a companion Barrow Shows Division Title to L G Stevens ALBERT G Stevens Northwood Saturday won the in Attacks SINGAPORE y Indonesian warplanes Saturday bombed the rebel capital on Sumatra and two other major strongholds knock ing out their radio links with the outside world rebel sources here said In the second straight day of air attacks on the rival regime central government planes hit the rebel capital of Bukittinggi the Sumatran city of Padang and the rebel capital in the North Cele bes Menado v i c t e d him charge of falsifying a loyalty cer tificate 15Year Veteran Rhodes a veteran of 15 years military service could have drawn life imprisonment on the first charge and one year in jail on the second But the court de creed the fiveyear term will cover both Both the verdict and the sen tence will be reviewed by the commander of the Military Dis trict of Washington Maj Gen John G Van Houten That could mark the beginning of a lengthy review and appeal procedure that dent Gamal Nasser addresses a crowd of some 500000 people in Cairos Republic Square after taking office as the first President of the United Arab Republic The re public was formed by the merger of Egypt and Syria Jazz Pianist Finally Wins Approval of Swedish Royal Family to Marry Princess could take months Rhodes a native of Oilton Revolutionary gov e r n m e n t 0kla now iving at Eatontown truck lot division at the Spring Barrow show held here Stevens lot of eight Hampshires averaged 219 pounds pie It is this situation which led to the observation in a 1956 study by jiecja the Iowa League of Women Vot ers that Iowa has log cabin rep resentation in the skyscraper age Most in Favor Most legislators say they are not opposed to reapportionment noon Many also contend there is no ruralvsurban split on the issue But undeniably all reapportion ment efforts heretofore have been hampered by fear of some legis lators from the smaller counties that their seats will be abolished when legislative districts are re drawn Other thorny obstacles include Disagreement as to whether representation should be based on population or area Whether if one house is based on population and the other on area the House or the Senate should be the one with area rep resentation The suspicion of some dry ele ments that a reapportioned Legis lature might legalize liquor by the drink sources in Singapore said the bombing attacks silenced the ra dio stations of all three points but there were no casualties Both Padang and Bukittinggi stations still were off the air Sat urday night The first exchange of fire be tween the rebels and the central NJ had pleaded innocent to the charges stemming from his duty as head of the US Embassy mo tor pool in Moscow in 195153 Signed Statements The prosecution accused him of falling under the influence of So viet agents Evidence was intro duced including signed state STOCKHOLM UP A member of the Swedish royal family said Saturday that Swedens Princess Margaretha and blueblooded British jazz pianist Robin DouglassHome are engaged with the approval of her family Margarethas uncle Prince of Swedens King Gustav engagement reports in an interview with the Stockholm newspaper Dagens Nyheter The official court spokesman indicated no official announcement be made until after the ar rival of DouglasHcire here some time next week Prince Bertil said he met se cretly with DogulasHome in Lon don Feb 2 and then reported to The official results of the yes no plebiscite announced front Abdin Palace overlooking Re public Square were On the union of Egypt and Syria out of 6102375 Egyptian voters 6102128 approved equal to 9999 per cent On Nasser as president 6102 116 Egyptians approved also 9999 per cent On union out of 1312798 Syrian voters 1312759 ap proved 9998 per cent On Nas ser 1312808 Syrians approved 9998 per cent The sweeping approval had been a foregone conclusion Cutbacks by Auto Makers Hope to Trim Inventories DETROIT W The nations uto makers faced with growing igns of the largest stockpile of new cars in history are launch ng a campaign of production cutbacks to slash inventories An industry source says Gen eral Motors reportedly is prepar ing to put many of its plants on a fourday work week Ford Mo tor Co is mapping weeklong move reported to be dictated by its union contract limiting the use o fourday work weeks Chrysler Corp faces much the same curtailment Ford announced Fridayit will lay off 14000 workers all next week at its huge River Rouge plant here and another 1500 at its Louisville Ky facility in aa adjustment of production sched ules 4000 More Ford also said an additional 4000 Rouge production workers will be laid off next Thursday and Friday Chrysler announced it will lay off 2000 workers at its DeSoto plant here and a like number at Kokomo Ind next week Wards automotive reports said the stock of new cars will ap proach 900000 by Feb 28 At the Russians Claim Theyve Solved ReEntry Problem All three Iowa citations carried The truck lot division was inlgovernment was reported whenmentsby Rhodes himself that he f the George Washington HonorjcorPorated into the snow for tneiunits of the small Indonesian airattended drunken parties in Mos Fred Maytag II Newton Iowa is a director of Freedoms Founda first time this year Placing fifth in this division was Milton B Charlson Sons Lake Mills Received Award Stevens also copped a blue rib Hoover received the award inb senior division of indi a ceremony here Saturday Pen His response was also had one of the top pens at force swept in for a bombing andjcow and wound up in the arms of LONDON uei Soviet scientists ihave solved the reentry problem tiging a high altitude rocket ack to earth Moscow Radio said SAME 195782 meal no death yait 34 slight elimination of less pertinent paragraphs the identical address he delivered here on Memorial Day 1931 when he was President You may recall Hoover said that 27 years ago the world was in the depths of the greatest eco nomic depression in our history It was an inheritance from mis takes of destruction from the First World War Again today we in herit the mistakes of peace anc the aftermaths of destruction from the Second World War Our people today again are confused and some are discouraged Hoover concluded however that we rallied to a period of greatness from that depression as we will again today Breakin Reported at Rockford Store ROCKFORD The change in the cash register drawer was the only thing taken in a breakin at the Carlson Drug Co here early Saturday All other money had been removed from the store Fri day night Entrance was gained by break ing the glass in the front door reaching through and unlocking the door from the inside No other damage was done last year s show Dual winners in individual an imal and pen classes included Calvin Brown St Ansgar and Verlyn Friedow Kanawha Taking a junior blue ribbon was Neil Johnson St Ansgar strafing attack on the airfield at Padang after hitting the radio station Rebel sources said on the sec ond sweep over the field rebel forces opened fire on the planes with 50 calibre machine guns There was no report whether the planes were hit The number of planes in the various attacks was not specified except in the raid on Padang Most of the rebel leaders have been staying at Padang Rhodes in a statement to the FBI last fall and in later testi mony at a Brooklyn trial admit ted giving information to the Rus sians and receiving some in rubles after finding himself involved up to my neck The Army however couldnt prose cute Rhodes on those incidents because there was a oneday break in his service when he re enlisted after returning to this country aturday The problem of bringing down a putnik without its burning up in tie atmosphere still has to be olved the broadcast said The statements were made in report that a dog called Albina as been rocketed into the strato phere twice and came down feei ng fine The magazine Soviet Russia had reported last Oct 19 hat dogs had been parachuted afely from rockets as high as 53 miles above the earth Whether Albina came down in King Gustav Adolf I got a very good impression of him Bertil said of the young British advertising man who also plays piano in London night spots But I will not take the credit ol having finally arranged the en gagement he added I suppose that was clear a long time ago Princess Margaretha met Doug lasHome last year while she was in London attending a nursing school But her family poured cold water on the romance Then last Thursday the Swedish court made a surprise announce ment that the young Englishman would come to Sweden on busi ness and would see the princess while he was here He is expected here in time to a rocket or bailed out was not ex plained But the claim of solving he problems of getting rockets down without burning up from air riction indicated the dog might lave ridden part of the way down President Eisenhower displayed to a nationwide US television au dience last autumn the nose cone of an American rocket that had come down undamaged indicat escort the princess to a ball scheduled for Feb 28 ing the reentry problem licked in the West 2 Youths Held After High Speed Chase Iowa Short Changed on Promise of Warmer Weather Iowa got short changed Satur day on its promise of more warm was weather A cold front moved rapidly across the state Friday night and sent temperatures skidding The mercury dropped to 9 above at Mason City and lows ranged up supply and the highest point ever reached in automotive history In the last two months the auto makers have lowered their pro duction sights three times They plan to build 1418000 units in the present quarter Thats a 21 per cent decrease from the first quarter of 1957 Its also the low est since 1952 when production was cut back because of the Ko rean War Disagree Often Auto firms and the United Auto Workers frequently disagree oa the number of unemployed According to company figures Ford employs 120000 hourly rated workersat some 80 plants across the nation or about 23 000 less than in the first quarter last year General Motors reports an estimated 345000 hourly rated employes compared to 387000 at this time last year Chrysler em ployed an estimated 108000 pro duction workers in the first quar ter of 1957 and about 80000 cur rently The production of cars and trucks this week was forecast at the lowest level of the 573 cars and 17476 trucks com pared to 101656 cars and 18709 trucks last week AMES UP Russell Bowers AP Photofax CONVICTED ON SPY CHARGE Flanked by armed guards M Sgt Roy A Washington after be was found guilty on Rhodes leaves his courtmartial trial at all counts of conspiring to spy for Russia 17 vick 16 Lake Mills were ar rested after zooming through town at speeds up to 110 miles an hour in a stolen car here Friday Winnebago County authorities were to question the two about a car theft and he heft of from the Golden Rule Hatchery at Forest City Thursday night o 25 at Council Bluffs Northerly winds were expected Forest City and Shcryl Loto hold temperatures mostly in the low 30s Saturday and send the mercury down to 15 to 25 during the night The wind is due o shift into the south Sunday bringing partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the 30s and 40s Council Bluffs had the state Truman to Launch Democrats1 Drive WASHINGTON UPI Former President Harry S Truman was primed to give the Democrats 1958 political campaign a scndoff Saturday night in a speech which one parly leader said will make the Republicans squeal like stuck pigs Truman was billed as the fea ture speaker at a dinner in his honor Party chiefs reported that nearly 3000 persons had reserved tickets indicating receipts of about to he high of 13 Friday while Alasonjapplicd to the Democratic deficit City reported 35 I of
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