Saturday, April 12, 1958

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 12, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Newspaper Edited VOL LXIV Associated Pitu and UnitedPrtu riill Wirei N CITY GLOBE M E N I W IT A r it THAT M A K I S A Li NORTH I O W A N N I I a HI O t S 1 it MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 11 1WI HOME EDITION T i j ommission Outlines Its Policy m Future of Studied Actress Could Lose Daughterv Photo on Page 2 HOLLYWOOD Tur ner was in danger Saturday of losing her daughter etfen though her performance on the witness stand won the girl a justifiable homicide verdict at an inquest in the knifeslaying of Johnny Stompanato A juvenile court must deter mine 14yearold Cheryls future at a hearing set for April 24 at which time Lana is expected to make another offscreen appear ance I JUDGE ALLEN LYNCH had two possible courses 1 He could turn Cheryl over to authorities for criminal prosecu tion since the inquests verdict was not an order to the court ft He could rule Cheryl award of the court and determine the girl should be in cus tody of Lana or Stephen Crane the girls father or be sent to a detention home or some religious or private home for girls Dist Atty William B McKes son said Friday night he was not in favor of prosecuting Cheryl after hearing what had been dis closed at the inquest If he does not prosecute Cheryl will go free and probably return to Lana BUT McKESSON SAID it was his own opinion thatCherylWould be better offin a good home for girls He indicated he did not think she should be in the custody of Lana her grandmother or Crane Crane said he hoped McKesson doesnt really feel that neither he nor Lana should have Cheryl who is inthe Juvenile Hall There is nothing in the world I would like more than to have custody of my baby he said But I dont want it to sound as if I dont think her mother should have custody It puts me in a tough spot ASKED ABOUT a possible re conciliation with Lana Crane said time Lana has broken up with someone over the last seven years people start talking about a A lot has happened since we parted Lana herself was secluded again in the home where Cheryl plunged a butcherknife into the stomach Iowa in Big Gas Tax Loss Unco lee ted PROTEST IS FUTILE Gov Herschel Loveless left was the target of married student demonstrators at the State University of Iowa He was on the campus for a speaking date and the students help AP Photofux in halting a increase inuniversity housing rent The Board of Regents however is standing firm in its decision saying the boost is necessary Rebellion in Cuba May Have Fizzled but It Did Wreck Tourist Business DES MOINES tax cs the state has fulled to collect n the past year probably amount ed to at least a mem cr of the Iowa Legislative Inves tigating Committee said Saturday The committee has been looking nto reports that the Stale Gaso line Tax Division prior to the time George Marchi was named direc tor has been lax in gathering such taxes State Sen Duane Dewel RA1 gbtiaj a cbhinuttcc member said he and other members were con vinced that four million dollars is a fair estimate of the amount the state should have received but didnt in the past The Legislative Investigating Committee headed by Rep Clark McNeal will hold a hearing here next Thursday GEORGE A CARMAN North Editor Gets Master Award Castros re bellion sputtered and fizzled this week but it blew a hole in the tourist business L Only the most adventurous travelers will buck that fullscale revolution may break out in this CaribbeanIsland Castros forays inHavana against the regime of President Fulgencio Batista have been hit and run stabs The raids have been poorly timed and poorly or ganized But their effect on busi ness has been devastating heU of a shape Vho runs a small business here If this fighting keeps up Im going under quick A lot of others are going with me We are all losing money THE TALLEST and most mag nificent establishmentjn all vana the new 630roomHavana of her mothers Friday lover on Good But the blonde actress was sure to make a fight for her daughter and if it is anything like the one she made on the witness stand to exonerate Cheryl it will be stag gering MISS TURNER has never given a dramatic performance on the screen nearing the one when she Truman Took Office 13 Years Ago WASHINGTON W Harry S Truman was back on familiar stamping grounds Saturday for the 13th anniversary of his rise to president of the United States It was on April 12 1945 that Franklin D Roosevelt died at Warm Springs Ga and the re sponsibilities of wartime presi dency fell on the shoulders of the onetime farm boy from Missouri The former president cele brated the anniversary with a foreign policy speech to a ban quet of the American Veterans of World War II TRUMAN approaching his 74th birthday next month is much changed from the man who went prayerfully to the White House 13 years ago Nearly eight years in the presi dency and the applause of fellow Democrats have given him in creased confidence and even a trace of cockiness He has be The Weather Mason City Generally fair through Sunday Low Saturday night middle 30s Warmer Sun day with high in middle 50s Iowa Fair with little change in temperature through Sunday High Sunday 5565 Low Satur day night 30s Minnesota Partly cloudy Warm er GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 60 Minimum 28 At 8 am 37 Iowa Boy Falls From Moving Auto Killed JEFFERSON John Henry Pyle 3 son of Mr and Mrs Den nis Pyle Cedar Rapids was killed Saturday when he fell from a car while traveling along US 30 east of here described Stompanatos threats to mutilate her Cheryls sudden ap pearance at the door and the mo ment whenthe knife was plunged In so swiftly she could not see the blade The 38 year old Lana cried softly through much of her testi mony Her voice faltered and quaked but it never lost its clear enunciation Lana left the court before the verdict was returned and she col lapsed in the arms of her attor ney Jerry Giesler when the news was telephoned Arson Charge Is Filed Against Rudd Farmer come one of the most sought after speakers on the political stage TRUMAN ARRIVED in town Friday He planned to stay over into Monday when he is billed as the leadoff witness in House Banking Committee hearings on legislation to fight the recession Congressional Democrats were hoping to get mileage out of Tru views on the economic situation Banking committee Chairman Spence DKy spoke of Trumans great capacity for decision and for leadership in time of crisis In talking with newsmen Fri day Truman indicated he was cool to the idea of a tax cut and challenged the view of some Ei senhower administration officials that a public works program might be inflationary TAX REPORT DES MOINES figures Saturday showed that lowans paid in fed era withholding income taxes in 1957 Gov Loveless to Dedicate Trailer Plant FOREST Herschel Loveless will fly to Forest City Tuesday morning to dedicate the new plant of Modernistic Indus tries of Iowa Inc The plant re cently opened here manufactures 5foot travel trailers under the Aljo tradename At 10 a m Gov Loveless State Rep Henry C Nelson pres dent of Forest City Development Inc State Sen Jacob Grimstead Lake Mills and representative of the Iowa Development Com mission will tour the plant They will head the Fores City Industry on Parade cava cade from the plant to the courl bouse square There Nelson wi be master of ceremonies for th program at which Loveless wi dedicate the plant Official party members will b guests of Forest City Rotary CIu at a dinner at Hotel Forester free pancake lunch will be serve at the American Legion Hall fo everyone attending the prograir ilton Hotel is a prime example f what the Cuban internal strife as done to business At theHilton Thursday 1117 mployes catered to exactly 55 uests Tn the dining roonf a ie lunch hour were 16 Waiter paying Theory at thToftief lush Ha hotels was the same The Nacional which can ac ommodate 800 guests was host o about 70 IN ALL the hotels of Havana here are no more than 400 to 500 American tourists In the gambling casinos there re more croupiers than custom rs In the night clubs expensive loor shows played to only a andful of guests Mo s t businessmen perhaps wishfully say Castro has no ANNOUNCEMENT oC plans for the hearing came on the heels of Marchis action Fridayin dis missing two employes of the gas ax division Marchi said the action wastak en for the good of the depart ment in a move that niayre sultin other personnel changes rle did not however conned he two dismissed employes with any cases of alleged laxity under investigation The men discharged are Ray mond L rMqtops DES A Car man of the Buffalo Center Tri bune was one of three veteran lowan newspapermen to receive Master EditorPublisher awards here Friday at ban qyet of theIowa Press Assn Othersr receiving the award were Walter WhUjams pub shor of the jFairfieid Daily edger and Charles A Hacke ublisher of theSac City Sun PRESENTATION of the 24th imual awards was made by Ken R Marvin head ol he department of technical ournallstn at Iowa State College Each of the award recipients las been active in civic affairs n addition to devoting years to r Follows Loveless t Directive Inquiry Is Under Study DBS MOINESV The Tax Commission said in astate ment Saturday that when gallon indicates a crime has beea committed la connection wjith the state incometax law the com mission will impartially direct criminal prosecutions where war ranted The statement was a harsh re minder that commission started for the lirst time in tory this year to file criminal complaints against lowans who have failed to pay state income taxes Gov Hcrschel Loveless had asked the commission for a pol icy statement after the commis sion had prosecuted numerous persons for failure tofile returhi or for delinquencies in payments He said the public should know the commission policy Among those against whom cases were made are District Judge L B ForslingSiouxCity and Upton Kcpford prominent Waterloo attorney LEON commission chairman said recently that six other judges among 99 slate apparenttyhad not liled re turns during V fiveyear period It was after tlat statementthat nance of bringing fullscale ighting into Havana But grow ng unemployment proves he has een successful in disrupting the economy Many Cubans think that if busi ness stays bad growing public dissatisfaction will react against Batista and strengthen the hand of the rebels SCATTERED C LASH E S of rebels and government forces continued across Cuba but Hava na where an attempted uprising failed Wednesday was quiet Harold E Westfall Oseeola a field auditor JOHNSON AND Westfall said Marchi had no valid reason for firing them and that they were appealing directly to Abraham son The investigating group has found that for the first quarter of 1958 gas tax collections have been more than in the same period of 1957 in spite lower total sales of gasoline Additionally less in re funds has been made giving the state an aggregate of more this first quarter than in the same period last year It was learned that all informa tion obtained by McNcal Dewel and Rep Jack Milroy RVinton has been given to other members of the investigating committee ITS APPARENT that a great deal of money the state should have been getting for roads has not been collected Dewel said The committee is going to pur sue this I can tell you that the commit tee is working on this without re hc newspaper business BARMAN A spotty and ineffective at tempt at a general strike in Ca maguey Province ended Friday The government said seven reb els were killed at Sagua la Grande in Las Villas Province where 206 rebels had been re ported fighting Batistas forces CHARLES CITY An arson charge has been filed here against Ole M Olson 51 Rudd in Justice of the Peace Court in connection with the burning of a truck April 1 in Rudd Olson Thursday admitted to sheriffs officers that he set fire to a 1948 truck owned by John Lynch a Rudd tavern owner Sheriff R C McCartney said McCartney quoted Olson as saying he had a grudge against Lynch Olson was in county jail awaiting hearing gard to politics Both Republicans and Democrats are pulling togeth er We just want to see that the gas taxes are collected and that special favors are ended We dont care who it hurts if they are un fair to the state of Iowa1 Westfall said he did not know why he had been fired Marchi told me we were not Buffel Center assisted his father in pub llshing Ihe Tribune He took ove the paper after his fattier died in 1943 The Buffalo Center Tribune has received a number of IP A awards under Carmans editor ship including Third in general excellence in 1954 second in typo graphy in 1955 first In general excellence in Class 3 in 1956 and third in typography in 1957 Carman started UieLakota Re view in 1954 and his re ceived first place in general ex cellence in its class the first year Archie Is Elected President Of Iowa Press Assn DES MOINES D Archie editor and publisher of the Shenahdbah Sentinel was elected president of the Iowa Press Assn here Friday He succeeds J C Moore editor and publisher of the Winterset Madi to slate its policy Rep Clark Hj McNeal jKBel s chairman t i Legislative Investigation Commit tee said Saturday he is ctiecidng wilhother mitlce1 on whether to call mem bers of the Iowa Tax Commission before the committee for a hear ing IF THIS IS DONE McNeal said the commissioners would be asked about the reports that the six judges and two statesena tors failed to file state income tax returns The Tax Commission state ment said thousands of lowans have failed to file state returns for one year Many have failed to file for more than one year it continued It said furtherthat of the numerous cases investigated to date most of the failuresto file for one year only have been oversights or Indicate the tax payer did not intend torevadc payment J I Where it appears aftercareful investigation that a sonian Moore retired to an ad visory post Other officers of the associa tion elected Friday were publish ers Gordon Aasgard Lake Mills Graphic vice president Leslie K Hull treasurer Waukon and M Republican B Crabbe doing a job he said He re fused to give me any specific reasons Johnson said I wont be fired by Marchi This action is unfair It is up to the state treasurer to say whether I continue on the payroll or not New High Sfhool at Perry Finally Wins Approval of Voters PERRY The building of a new high school a hot elec tion issue in the last two was in the works Saturday after voters approved a bond issue to pay for it In Fridays third balloting on the proposal the voters authorized the bond issue 1636 to 975 more than the 60 per cent majority needed This represented a record turnout of 2612 The M others for Better Schools organization was given a large part of the credit for put SAME Black leans ta AP Photofax CAN GET HOME BACK Juanita Mi house was sold by the sheriff to satisfy Ian Evansville Ind shown with her sev a grocery bill The new owners en can get her home said they didnt realize the womans pre back if she can dig up the money to pay dicament and condescended to back out the court expenses incurred to dateThe of the deal Eagle Grove Eagle recording secretary Dwight Purcell publisher of the Hampton Chronicle was chosen to the board of directors to replace Crabbe and other di rectors were reelected Russia Steals the Show at Trade Fair in Japan TOKYO is steal ing the show at the Fifth Inter national Trade Fair which opened Saturday in Japan The Soviet exhibit is the biggest and most spectacular of all the 23 displays there The talk of the fair is the Rus sian model of Sputnik II com plete with beepbeep music and a dog An Americanofficial says the United States considered putting a model of the Explorer satellite in the US exhibits but decided willfully tried to evade payment of of has fraudulent return it is the intention of this commission to prosecutesuch in dividual in accordance with the laws of thestate THE STATUTE under which errant taxpayers are prosecuted requires that the filing of a fraudulent return or the failure tofile a return be done with the intent to defeat or evade the as sessement required by Jaw specific intent to defeat or evade the tax cannot be im plied or assumed but must proved by state In every case in the investigation by our legal department with the assist ance of the State Bureau of Crim inal Investigation indicates that there is evidence of the requisite intent the commission directs the county attorney or the attorney general to commence prosecution In cases where the legal der partment feels that the intent defeat or evade cannot be proved the tax interest and penalty are collected but no criminal action is directed ting over the proposal which was defeated in the first election in 1956 and voted down in a second election More than 2000 mothers and children paraded inanhourlong demonstration not to make a propoganda con test out of the show But the Worlds Fair opening in Brussels next week is expected to be between Russia hotpropaganda battle the United States and Two Men Walk Away From Plane Crash CRESTON UP Two Topekai Kan away un harmed Friday after their light plane made a rough landing in a farm field with its engine dis abled V J The men Larry Kretsinger the pilot and Richard Doyle 27 were enroute from Topekato St Paul Minn Officials saidthe en gine failed at 700 feet and whem the plane stalled at 30 feet in descent it skidded about 25 feet along the ground on a field six miles southwest of 1 A