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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 27, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Uwot Daily Newspaper Edited far HUM LOBEGAZETfE THIMIWSPAPlt THAT MAKES ALL NORTH O W A N I M IIC H I O ft S HOME EDITION VOL LXIV ud UMtod PreM hteruttoui FuB Lew 7e a Capy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 17 el Poor OM m PFLIMLIN ON WAY OUT Premier Pierre gestures as he talks to newsmen following a conference with French President Rene Coty A highsource said Pflimlinwould stake his future by asking for a vote of confidenceIf he fails to get support hell make way for De Gaulle Korea Bonus DES MOINES Oft Iowas million Korean bonus bond issue sold Tuesday to a group of more than 100 banks and investmen firms at the maximum 2 per cent interest permitted by law They sold at par Only one bid was received It was made by three large finan cial syndicates who merged their interests in order to enter a bid This1 means that after many months of waiting and one pre vious successful attempt at selling the bonds Iowas 90000 Korean war veterans now have prospects of getting their bonus probably starting in the fall The bid was made to State Treasurer L rAbrahamson wh had extended the period for receiving oral bids 7by anhour afte the 11 am deadline arrived out any bid being entered An obstacle to sale ofthe bonds had been that the Iowa law au thorizing the bonus limited the interestrateto per cent arid also provided for calling the bonds sixmonths after they are sold if the state wishes to doso THE BID was submitted by Harry Westphal of the lowaDes Moines National Bank on behalf House Votes to Quash Statehood Bill WASHINGTON UPI Th niumes tsanx on oenalt m of the merged group which final se Tuesday tentatively killei r1 A ttntnUn3 ly decided to make an offer for the bonds The merged syndicate was headed by eight New York and Chicago banks and investment companies including ContinentalIllinois National Bank First National Bank and Northern Trust Co all of Chica go and First National City Bank Bankers Trust Co ChaseMan hattan Bank J P Morgan Inc and PhelpsFenn Co all of New York City IOWA FIRMS taking part in cluded lowaDes Moines National Bank Central National Bank Bankers Trust Co the First of Iowa Corp and HalseyStuart all of Des Moines The group also included Ernest Kosek Co Cedar Rapids The actual amount of bonds up for sale is because the remainder of the 26 million dollars has already been raised by the state property tax levied to finance the bonds For technical reasons however the bonds will be issued n the amount of 26 million dollars with 000 being immediately cancelled Individual bonus payments to Iowas Korean veterans will range up to and are based on payment of a month for each month in service during the Korean emergency and per month for service overseas dur ing the period Holiday Traffic Toll Forecast Set at 350 CHICAGO accidents in the nation will kill an esti mated 350 persons during the Memorial Day holiday weekend says the National Safety Council The councils predicted toll is for the period from 6 p m Thurs day to midnight Sunday The 350 estimate is about 50 more deaths than would be likely if the period not Memorial Day weekend tht council said the Alaska statehood bill It voted 144106 to strike th bills enacting clause It was a teller vote in whic members pass down the cham bers middle aisle to be counte for and against a propose amendment The vote is subjec to possible reversal Wednesda when a roll call vote is to b taken A coalition of Republican an southern Democrats joined force against the administrafcionbacke bill Gait Man Drowns at Dakota City DAKOTA CITY Bruce H Rummens 25 Gait drowne while fishing 3 miles south o here Monday Coroner Dr James Coddingto said two other fishermen foun Rummens body He ruled th death an accidental drowning French Premier Refuses to Quit in N Iowa Covered by Rain j Winds Damage Lake Farms Heavy rains unusual for Iowa in recent weeks at least accom panied by strong winds and hail moved down the Iowa River Val ley from the Minnesota border Monday night The storm was spotty and its effects on crops and lawn generally far exceedec the damages Perhaps the greatest damage caused was at the William Oxley arm five miles southwest of Clear Lake High winds flattened brooder house and the roof over two rooms of the farm house itself was torn off A SHED was blown down on the Walter Wood farm across the road from the Oxley place A number of trees also were up rooted around Clear Lake and large hailstones dotted the area The heaviest rainfall was 1B8 inches at Popejoy in Franklin County At Garner and Britt hail stones the size of walnuts cov ered the ground Onawa reported 142 inches lof rain Garner andBritt about an inch each Steamboat Rock 88 Forest City 77 and Conrad 34 of an inch THERE ALSO was soaking rain at Dows Eldora and sballtown More than a quarterinch of rain was reported at the KGLO transmitter in Mason City most of it coming in a few minutes just before the storm front passed r of De Gaulle Pf I i ml in Stakes His Future on Vote of National Assembly Democratic leadership Tuesday its support fort Presi further south Iowa Falls to Hampton and Some points justwest ofMa an inch of fell at the son City had nearly moisture About 90 airport At Garner the inch was re corded in 20 minutes starting at about pm Hail did exten sive damage to gardens and a considerable amount of the white stuff piled up en roofs and in sheltered areas THE WIND accompanying the rain and hail broke some limbs a number of windows and downjed a few electrical wires Near Blue Earth Minn trailer home was toppled and de legislative leaders substantial in House and Senate would go along molished struck when a small tornado The Ed Sperlich family fled to the basement when they heard what first sounded like a lowfly ing jet After the storm passed Sperlich went outside to find his trailer demolished and garage wrecked The wind also tipped over a brooder house in his yard At TrumanMinn Willard Vah Brunt lost an estimated 1000 of his 4500 young turkeys when high winds swept away the birds ters Cooler weather was due to move into the northwest part of Iowa Tuesday and spread across the State during the night Cardinal Stritch Dies at 70 Vatican Rites Set ROME body of Samuel Cardinal Stritch lay in state Tues day at thePontifical College where Americans study for the priesthood The 70yearold Archbishop of Chicago died early Tuesday at Romes Sanatrix Clinic He had been confined there with circula tory ailments since he arrived in Rome April 25 to assume the high post given him by Pope Pius XII The cardinals body will remain at the North American Pontifical College until Wednesday night Then it will be taken Romes St Ignatius Church A funeral flown home to Chicago for burial jpeared to have emerged from the The cardinal died before he hadnationwide election Sunday and chance to take up his dutiesMonday strong enough to contin Thursday and the body will be INSURGENTS CONFIDENT Wearing his familiar beret and camouflage battle dress Gen Jacques Massu one of the prominent leaders of the military junta in Algeria inspects a Moslem guard de AP Pholofax tachment in front of the government pal ace in Algiers Massu has been one of the key figures in the fight to put Gen Charles de Gaulle into power in France Mason City Man Burned Seriously Explosion of acan of kerosene he was carrying left Val S Al AntiTax Cut Stand Ike FKOSC OUR WIRE SERVICES a the 2 Presbyterian Bodies Prepare Merger Details PITTSBURGH UPI Presbyterian Church in the USA and the United Presbyterian Church of North America held final separate assemblies here Tuesday in preparation for the merger of the two churches Wed nesday The new churchto be called the United Presbyterian Church in the USA will hold its gen eral assembly following the mer ger A moderator will be elected at the opening session of the general assembly and governing officers will be named The general as sembly will adopt detailed plans for the consolidation and will be the supreme governing body The new church in embracing about three million members RAYBURN predicted the bill would pass the House without amendments within the next week or so But he wouldnt predict what would happen in the Senate where there is strong sentiment for taxcutting amendments Despite the stand taken by the President and Rayburn Congress appeared to be in a mood to cut some excise taxes Rayburn went even further than the administra tion which had left open the door for a possible tax cut later in the year if the recession gets worse shelwill form one of the nations largest Protestant groups Christian Democrats Boost Strength in Italy Election ROME proWestern Christian Democrats Tuesday boostedtheir parliamentary strength but once more fell short of a majority in the face ef matching gains by leftist forces The Christian Democrats ap as proprefect of the Vaticans Congregation for Propagation of the Faith He was the only native American ever named to the Vat ican Curia the churchs highest administrative body The prelate was strickeji first with a blood clot in his right arm while enroute to Italy to take up his Vatican post Three days later Ihearm was amputated to elim ue to govern Italy as they have since World War II With about 70 per cent of the vote counted for the lower house the Christian Democrats had won 427 per cent compared with 401 in the last election The Commu nistSocialist left was up from 352 in 1953 to 375 The final official results for the Senate gave a 412 per cent vote with the chief executives plea to House hold the line on taxes this year Sam Rayburn DTex But formally and officially the behind the Senate Republican Leader Wil corporation and excise weekly legislative conference of GOP leaders with the President BASED ON the facts now available there is not likely to be any tax reduction legislation in this session of Knowland said that on Russia to Leave Romanian Bases MOSCOW Announcingthe Soviet Bunion will pull its 40000 troops out f Romania and reduce forces in Hungary the Soviet bloc called on the NATO nations again Tuesday to join in a 25year non aggression pact At the same time Premier hrushchev threatened to set up rocket bases in East Germany Poland and Czechoslovakia if the United States and its allies arm West Germany with nuclear weapons These disclosures appeared in a communique summing up the meeting of the Soviet Union and her East European allies in Mos cow The group met after a four day economic conference of the members of the Warsaw Pact the Communists counter to the North Atlantic Alliance Basis of a report from Treasury Secretary Robert B Anderson there can be no antirecession tax cutting now because of the widening budget deficit Although some senators dis agreed Chairman Harry F Byrd DVa of the Senate Finance Committee openly welcomed the administration stand He said tax cuts could start a new spiral of inflation EISENHOWER called again for transport and another truck PARIS OP Premier Pierre Pflimlin Tuesday re fused to step down so that Gen Charles de Gaulle could fom a Pflimlin reachedhis decision after a Cabinet meeting and two conferences with President Rene Coty A minister who attended the meeting said Pflimlin would a statement to the National Assembly in presenting a government motion which would pose a question of confidence 1 If confidence is voted Pflimlin will stay in his job If the vote goes against him he will resign and De Gaulle presumably will be called in by the President De Gaulle had moved to form a new governmentand for a fame there were reports thatPflimlin and Coty were helping him lay the foundations for a takeover under the established rules As things looked at nightfall De Gaulle could not win a vote in the Assembly Apart from the Communists the Socialists were against him So were per laps 40 per cent of party the Popular Republicans MRP and some radical and enter groups But the political situation was developing so rapidly from hour o hour that there could be sud den shifts in party positions GAULLE has said he in ends to use legal means to reach office That would have to be invested Jbv the National Assembly as other pre miers are He would be unlikely to accept a slim majority The IeGaullePfliniiinjneetfng tookplace at the colintfy eitate of Defense Chevigne a miles 7 west of Paris The two men duietly over the grave political situation France iVfacing as result of the virtual breakaway of the French generals in Algeria and the mounting clamor for the World War II hero to take over De Gaulleannounced earlierin the day he was movingto take over the government He urged the nation to remain calm j i v f HE PROMISED a quick con tact with the Gaullist leaders in Algeria to settle that crisis De Gaulles latest move threw the political situation of France into unprecedented confusion There was speculation the gov ernment knew nothing about it beforehand New trouble boiled up for France Hundreds of thousands of workers began laying down their tools in a general strike called by a huge Communist controlled General Confederation serious condition burns over much berry 66 in Tuesday with of his body a S n e 11 attendants who took him to Park Hospital just after 5pm Mondaysaic Alberrys leather belt was burned intwo and he was bleedjng from his left ear when they pickedhim P Alberry was carrying the hind his garage at 1622 Taft SW ry was lying on hind his garage bulance arrived Alberry is a retired worker ai the American Crystal Sugar Co the Plant Titonka Residents Escape Serious Crash Injuries ST LOUIS Mo lowans escaped serious injury Monday in the crash of a gasoline action to halt scheduled reduc tions in corporation and excise taxes due to go into effect July 1 Without renewal corporate tax rates would drop from 52 to 47 per cent on that date and excise levies on liquor cigarettes and automobiles would dip to their prewar levels taking an esti mated three billion dollars off next years federal income SAME WhIU lag means DO traffic death pait 24 hoars In Younger Drivers Doing Worst Under THE POINT SYSTEM drivers faring too well inate danger of gangrene Eightfor the Christian Democrats corn days ago while apparently recovjpared with 407 in 1953 The Com i Cl J Mass will celebrated there vere stroke ering rapidly he suffered a left vole I from 347 per cent to 359 rose DES MOINES urxkr point Safety Department said Tuesday that W per cent aU Iowa drivers have on their records are under 25 of Clifford Swansort research director said 35 per cent of all dnvers with points are 15 to 19 years old and 30 per cent are 20 to 2 years old Among all drivers with points only 4 cent are in thr 40 to 44 age group Swanson said The Iowa point system went into effect April 1 During Hie first month nearly 9000 drivers had points taken away the ground be when the am m which one person was killed am eight persons were injured The three are Marie Geitz and Mr and Mrs Oscar Norland all of Titonka Their car driven by Mrs Fred Haas 43 Lemay Mo was struck in the rear by one of the trucks The trio suffered minor burns The gasoline transport jack knifed into the second truck touching off a flaming explosion Both trucks two cars and a lum beryard were destroyed The driv er of the butaneloaded truck Ben Meadows was trapped in his cab and burned to death STICKUP DES MOINES man entered Vans Super Valu grocery here Monday night and fled out side to a waiting automobile after of Labor to Gaulles rise protest against to power snatching cash register in cash from a The Weather Mason City Cooler partly cloudy Tuesday night low in mid 40s Partly cloudy Wednesday high in upper 70s Iowa Generally fair and cooler Tuesday night low in 50s Wed nesday partly cloudy cooler southeast Minnesota Fair and cool GlobeGazette weather data to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 78 Minimum 50 At 8 am 64 Precipitation 30 PARIS TRAIN service was tied up Northern coal fields were de serted Many factories were idle But nonCommunist unions were not cooperating Paris subway service was reported Only 40 of the citys 1700 returned to their garages The National Assembly recessed shortty before De Gaulle issued his No one at his Paris headquarters had advance notice that he intended to make statement De Gaulle is 67 He dropped out of French political life in 1946 dis dainful of the nations political system He stepped into France blackest crisis two weeks ago when he came to Paris to an nounce that he was willing to take over the reins of govern on his own terms Then he returned to his country home up CHARLES k GAULL1   

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