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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 11, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for T H I NIWJPAflt TH BEGAZETTE VOL LXIV nd full Copy AT MAKII ALL NORTH IOWANS NI16HOKJ MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH U HOME EDITION Pakistan Demands Mo re Aid SEATO Talks Are Opened MANILA W Pakistan rocked the opening session of SEATO for eign ministers Tuesday with a sharp demand for more economic aid to counter tantalizing Com munist offers Secretary of State Dulles an nounced that the United States has set asidetwo million dollars to train skilled technicians in the SEATO area Australian Foreign Minister R G Casey offered a million pounds in aid for the alliances three Asian members Bids for more aid toAsia were also made by France and but proposals for anj major expansion of present pro grams faced a cool reception from the United States Dulles re 1 portedly feels this isnt the timi to expand SEATO Project Dulles also introduced a resolu tion quickly approved by th members providing for ex change of information between SEATO NATO and the Baghdad Pact Such an exchange is a pe project of the Philipipnes which has been urging a linkup of the three antiCommunist alliances Dulles said the exchange coulc include information on economic problems in each area attend ance of soldiers from other areas at SEATO military exercises anc of representatives at civil activi ties of the pact V Philippine Foreign Minister Fe chairman of the conference also proposed tha it Month for Tax Cut Verdict SEATO members explore specific economic projects that could be developed by mem bers states and investigate the feasibility of a meeting of SEATO member finance ministers to de velop greater economic collabora tion Both Camps Pakistani Commerce Minister N M A Qizilbash shook the open ing session with his warnings about Communist aid offers He intimated that Asian members oJ SEATO had not been rewarded for siding with the West while neu tral nations such as India are receiving aid from both camps In apparentreply Dulles said the United States had poured more than 500 million dollars in nonmilitaryaid into economics oJ thethree Asian members in the four years since SEATO was formed Dulles said that in the past year alone more than 600 mil lion had gone to the three mem ber states Thailand Pakistan and the South Viet Nam Cambodia and Laos He pointed out that the major portion of U S global aid now goes to the Far East Substantial aid went into South Korea and Na tionalist China he added and made a major contribution to the security of the SEATO area Dulles warned that steppedup Red propaganda blasts against SEATO over the past few days indicated there may be new ag gressive Communist plans for this area He said the Communist word attacks on the alliance are seven times as heavy as those that preceded the meeting last year i Cross Nominated to Replace R A Mack WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower Monday nominated Democrat John S Cross to be a member of the Federal Communi cations Commission He succeeds Richard A Mack who resigned under fire SAME SALVAGE OPERATION BEGINS A AP at and another car and a diesel locomotive dove last week at Two Rivers Wis More pable is needed to raise the engine to see if the train had a mystery engineer or Rockford Burglary is Solved burglary of a Rockford drug store last sum mer was Monday with the arrest rHere 7 Northeast Iowa youths Jack Lee Dedrick 17 Vinton told police he took in bills and in change from the cash register in the store after gain ing entry by breaking a glass in the door Dedrick said he had robbed a filling station in Floyd of one silverdollar andtwo quarts of oil before the Rockford breakin Arrested Monday Dedrick was arrested Monday in company with two other youths and a teenage girl who was not involved in the burglar ies and was later released to her parents The boys admitteda yearlong heft spree which covered much of north east and central Iowa Other Burglaries Police Chief Harry Krieg and Sheriff Elmer Hightower said he youths already had admitted Burglaries in or near 16 Iowa flwns and that questioning was continuing Officers identified t h e other youths as Charles Virgil Stocks 7 and Gerard Paul Sondag 15 both of Raymond FARM FIRE HAWKEYE Iowa UP Fire destroyed a large barn and par ially destroped two other build ngsMonday on the Donald Schlatter farm miles south vest of here Twentytwo head of cattle were destroyed Damage was estimated at wv A1111CO away The trains regular crew was lunch mg at the time when the engine and two cars started up and began their mad dash that eventually led to the lake bottom Boys Seldom Make Passes at Girls Who Are Stronger MEMPHIS Term OW Mist Johnson 34 was Monday for throwing boy friend to sidowalk i work hard six days told I think girl has a right tq re laxation and exercise on her day off Thats all I was doing Judge Beverly Boushe dis missed assault charges with a warningthat she be more gentle with her boy friends Boy 4 Dangles by Leg for 5 Minutes Before Being Saved NEW YORK WHolding her 4 yearold son in her arms a Brooklyn housewife plunged into the path of an elevated train Monday The mother was killed The boy slipped between the ties of the track and hung by a leg head down 60 feet above the street for five minutes before be ing rescued Two cars passed over the boy but he was not seriously injured He was pulled to safety by a motorman and a transit patrol man and taken to a hospital Police said the woman Mrs Marie Vitucci 30 killed herself apparently on impulse Grinnelf Receives Pledge GRINNELL pledge to Grinnell Colleges de velopment campaign has been announced by Grinnell President toward R Bowen The donor is Edward B Burling Washington 3C attorney He is a native of Eldora Iowa and IK an 1890 alumnus of Grinnell Rest Home Owner Left Bequest of Million CLEBURNE Tex Agnes Kirk settled back Tues day into her normal job of run ning a rest home until an ex pected court fight over her mult imilliondollar bequest from an oil millionaire is set tled Mrs Kirk pretty 40yearold mother of seven came out of biding with her family Monday They had fled to Fort Worth to escape publicity after the will of bachelor J W Sexton 74 was published last week Sexton who died Feb 28 cut off his four nieces and a sister with each He left the rest of his estate estimated by most sources at five million dollars to Mrs Kirk He had been a patient in her Cleburne rest home six years ago for about two years I am still dumbfounded and flabbergasted Mrs Kirk said of the windfall Monday if i were a woman inclined to drink I think Id take a drink Expectations of a will fight were based on a previous gift of Sexton to Mrs Kirk While a patient he gave her a check for and told her to build a new rest home But his nieces heard of it and had payment stopped on grounds the crusty old oilman was incompetent They had him moved to a rest home in Jacksonville Tex where died he in Lost Cash Is Hunted BETTENDORF jus tice of the peace saidhere Mon county and personal Mjfre either aVlpst or month Justice of the Peace Donald Turner said he reported the missing funds soon after he dis covered them missing but asked local police not to mention the in cident The incident was discov ered by a newsman when they were questioning Turner about a shortage of in court re ceipts shown in a state audit of Scott County offices Little Insured Turner said t h e shortages shown in the audit were due merely to bookkeeping errors tie said he didnt make public the loss of the larger sum including nfore than in county funds aecause little of it was in sured and thus he personally was responsible for it I wanted to wait a bit until could make arrangements to wrrow the money to make good the loss Turner said He told newsmen he intended to report the missing money later to day Inquiry Launched Bettendorf police admitted they had heard about the missing money Davenport police and County sheriffs officials Scott were making an investigation to find out justwhatwas the nature of he loss They were also check ng the shortage uncovered by he state audit Two Men Die in Knoxville Crash KNOXVILLE ai Two persons were killed and five others in jured Monday night in a twocar collision at the junction of Iowa highways 60 and 92 six miles west of here They were Charles Jenkins 49 and John William Griffith 54 both of Mystic Injured were the five occupants of the other car all of Pleasant Valley in Scott County They are Edward Dies 46 his wife 47 and their daughter Susan 17 and Lawrence Carlson 46 and his wife 40 All were hospital zed here where they were re ported in good condition Officers said the car belonging o the two dead men apparently railed to stop at the junction NEW APPOINTMENT DBS MOINES WVKenneth Jer nigan 31 Oakland Calif has been appointed director of the owa Commission for the Blind ucceeding Malcolm Jasper i Sumatra Attack Awaited Rebel Capital to Be Target BUKITTINGGI Central Suma tra UrVRebel troops waited Tues day in camouflaged positions along Sumatras west coast to fleet an expected landing of cen tral government troops near Pa dang Rebel government leaders said he Jakarta government would probably follow up naval and air swipes at Padang Monday with landings 35 miles on either side of the Indian Ocean port 50 miles rom Bukittinggi the rebel moun ain capital Another 4000 central govern ment troops were reported ready to follow up the seizure of an is land off Sumatras east coast with a landing at the nearby oil port of Dumai Captured In Jakarta the central govern ment announced capture of the east coast islands of Bcngkalis and Tebmglinggi and of Pakhing he American oil terminal facing hem near the mouth of the Siak Eliver The government claimed they were taken without a fight The Jakarta government so far lad imposed no censorship on out going news dispatches but was giving out little information on military operations However the central government refused to is sue visas to two American news men Greg MacGregor of the New York Times of the Saturday Evening Pott1 th refusal was interpreted m Sihga pore as an effort to keep the num ber of foreign correspondents jn Indonesia to a minimum Operation Ha ted On advice from Jakarta the American Caltex Oil Co halted Mitchell Adds His Support 5200000 on Jobless operations at jts rich oil field around Pakanbaru inland be tween Padang and Pakning The company sent 31 women and chil of them Americans to Singapore 125 miles east of the east coast invasion area About 600 other Americans in cluding some 120 women andchil dren are reported in Sumatra A Caltex spokesman said no further ivacuations were scheduled The US Navy saidthe cruiser Brem erton and two destroyers now visiting Singapore would remain n the area and would be avail able to move Americans out if he State Department requests it The Indonesian navys largest warship the destroyer Gadja Kada and two corvettes fired on Padang Monday and three Amer canbuilt Mustang fighters drop ped bombs The rebels said ground fire made the fighters miss their target a bridge PRETTY METER MAlDStorm Lake has Council Bluffs lead in Iowa to employ women to hand out parking meter tickets Mrs Leo Coons has tripled the output of tickets for meter violations since she went on the job in Storm Lake And its not surprising to note that the number of complaints has lessened too The Weathei Ma ton City Generally fair with little change in temperature through Wednesday high middle to upper 30s Low Tuesday night in middle teens Generally fair through Wednesday Little change in temperature1 High Wednesda in Low Tuesday nlah 1525 Minnesota Little temperatur change GlobeGazette wealber data up to 8 a m Tuesday Maximum 32 Minimum 14 At 8 a m 20 YEAR AGO Maximum 53 Minimum 32 Clear Cool Is Iowas Forecast Traces of light snow were re ported Tuesday at a few points n southern and eastern Iowa The Weather Bureau said how ever that generally fair dry weather is developing in Iowa and will probably continue through at east Wednesday Temperatures are expected to ontinue relatively cool for the ext couple of days with aftcr ioon highs in the 30s and over ight lows from 15 to 25 WASHINGTON M congressional leaders said Tues day President Eisenhower has decided to wait atleast aHmofiilf before determining whether recommend any ant recession tax cut Rep Martin of Massachusetts the House GOP leader said Re publicans attending House meeting with Eisenhower voiced no opposition to that de cision The congressional group met with Eisenhower to discuss of bolstering the nations ecbnojf my asSecret a ry of Labot Mitchell was announcing that un employment climbed to around 5200000 in midFebruary an increase of about 700000 aver January Next Step Mitchell addressing an AFL CIO conference said tax reduc tion would be the next big step it business does not pick up The precise February unem ployment figure as given in governments regular monthly report released after This wai the highest level since 1941 when it was around 56 million report gave the February crease as 679000 l The figures meant that 67 enl of the civilian working focca was jobless compared with 5a Former Mason Cifyans Are Fire Victims I 1U TVltUL per cent in January and wHhVk range of 4 cent duraii jet focitomost oC the i perished and Mrs Walter L Warner Iowa verished The rate is Monday n sweptfaTthe through their auto court cabin at downturnthen around Citrus Rights just east of Sacracentbut about the r Aerojet Hocket Plant He and his wife Mary moved from Mason ity about two years ago While in Mason City the War tiers operated a grocery store at 12 2nd N W Ike Appeals for Cut in Highway Deaths ATLANTIC CITY NJ fl resident Eisenhower appealed or organized citizen support uesday to help overcome the on pub errible march of death ic roads Action is the answer cooperation is the means iisenhower said in a filmed key pte message to the first of fom itizen leadership conferences of ie Presidents Committee for Traffic Safety Mason City Voters Pick 2 New Members for School Board Wallace Is ReElected Vote by precincts on Page 7 The Mason City school board vill have two new members when t reorganizes next Monday eve ning They are Dr J E Christo pherson Park Hospital surgeon and Robert H Shepard former Cerro Gordo County Attorney Ralph H Wallace consulting en gineer was reelected Thomas H Teas also an attor ney a member of the board for the last six years was defeated F J Olson a member for 10 years was not a candidate for reelection The vote for the six board can i i ii v ilff3 ROBERT SHEPARD DR J I CHRSTOPHERSON RALPH WALLACE Leaders of Congress indicated they fir were not ready yet to cress for Warner was an employe of the taxcutting but if they dtt would Write their own program rather than taking an administration plan Standby Program Key Democrats on the taxwrit mg House Ways and Means Com mittee were working up a stand by program which would cut tax es seven billion dollars It would lop income taxes for both indi viduals and corporations and triril excise taxes on automobiles and transportation costs House Speaker Rayburn D Tex said the Democrats were ready to go ahead wih a tax cut if and when it seems necessary but that he believes other ave nues would put people to work more quickly Martin said he and the other Republican leaders who met with Eisenhower feel there should a months wait before deciding about taxes In the meantime he said they would find out whether other steps recommended bythe President will solve the Martin said there was detailed discussion of the sevenpoint anti recession strategy Eisenhower outlined over the weekend Thif calls for a speed up in housing construction and public works projects plus an extension of no employment insurance benefits Martin noted that some parts of the program already have been put into effect Other await presidential message Congress 5 More lowans Face Tax Counts DAVENPORT M Charges of failure to file 1955 state tax returns were filed by County Attorney Martin Leir against Scott County residents Monday The defendants and the of955 income on which they charged with failing to file turns are Donald J ODonnell 59 enport machine operator ODonnells wife Mable Marie 52 tool grinder Donald C Ashton 49 Bettendorf inspector Ashtons Florence 45 hyster driver 076 H E Clarke 65 Daven port equipment inspector 722 didates was Wallace 1377 Dr Christopherson 1361 Shepard 1 346 Tom MacNider 1322 Teas 1180 and C D Herme 463 Bernard Z Miller was re elected treasurer with 1603 votes He was unopposed There were 2453 votes cast
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