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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 9, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for he MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THINlWSrAriRTMATMAKIfALLNORTHiOWANSNIKlMiORI HOME EDITION VOL LXIV Presi Prew ruH Wire 7e Copy MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 9 1958 Thfe Trade Program Argued But Chances Rated Tossup WASHINGTON fl President Eisenhowers beleaguered recip rocal trade program went before the House Monday with it chances of survival a tossup As the House opened two day of general debate the bitterest floor battle in the 24year his tory of the onetime New Deal trade promotion act was in pros pect Eisenhower has asked a five year extension the program after it expires June 30 along with authority to lower US tar iffs another 25 per cent in return for trade concessions by other countries to the United States WHEN IT WAS last extended two years ago the program es caped sudden death in the House by a single vote This year with opposition to low tariff foreign imports intensi fied by the business recession protectionist forces have picked up allies in both the Republican and Democratic ranks The1 strongestopposition comes from the Presidents own party But the Democrats traditionally its strongest defenders have lost heavily as members representing coal textiles minerals oil and small business interests have swung against the program Rep Richard M Simpson R leader of the protectionist forces predicted the outcome will turn on as few as 20 or 30 votes REP MILLS who headed the forces backing Eisen howers program was prepared to make some concessions They dismissed in advance by the as being of no To meet criticism of the use of the Presidents tariff authority the House Ways and Means Com mittee added to the extension biU provision for a congressional veto of the Presidents action in any tariff case by a twothirds vote And among Bother concessions the committee added a provision designed to check foreign imports injurious to domestic oil and min eral producers It provides that the president in determining whether imports are at a rate threatening the na tional security must consider in vestment in a domestic company as well as the normal level of exploration and development Editor Earl Halls Radio Commentary Carried on Page 3 Mans Opinion Editor W Earl Halls radio com mentary usually carried on page 1 forthis edition can be found on page 3 Hunt Continues for Escaped Prisoners FORT MADISON hunt for two escaped prisoners from the state penitentiary switched to Illinois Monday where author ities said the two apparently fled The two men identified as Ralph Edwards 30 and Edward Mus selman 24 walked away from Prison Farm No 3 Saturday Authorities said the prisoners r their way into the Grace Mahoney home at M o n t r o s e where they took the keys to a car but harmed no one The car later was found abandoned about a quarter of a mile south of Don nellson on US 18 Two He AP Photofax SHES ON THE SPOT Beverly Keejen 20 Sault Ste Mane Mich a French major and anew graduate of the University of Detroit won a French scholarship to Laval College Quebec But a slip of the tongue can spell disaster A stipulation of the scholarship is that she speak only French both on and off campus Shes dropping into French restaurants in Detroit to practice menus BIG DAY TUESDAY Iron Out Final Festival Details Lastminute details of Tuesdays 20th annual North Iowa Band Festival were being ironed put Monday even as Mason pared avgrand Man welcome for honored festival guests Festival committeemen conferred with Arthur Cantorof New Yorkpress representative for Willsons smash hit Broadway show The Music arrivedin Mason City by air Sunday nigh to aid in the coordination of the Willsons schedule while they are here THE NEW YORKER TOLD committeemen that he was highly enthusiastic about the gala event and about the national new j uat patduc b CllU aiiu liic UeHKalIlUlg is a noon luncheon at the Hotel councils told auto workers to take Hanford honoring the high schoolthe fourtoeight weeks work bandmasters and their wives available between now and Sep Willson and Florida bandmastertember and remain eligible far composer Paul Yoder will be the Jobless pay when laid off A musical salute to Mason Citys favorite son was planned by the band with the playing of 76 Trombones and 110 Cornets and other selections from the Willson hit In honor of Willson and his musical sensation set in River ity Iowa Gov Herschel Love ess has proclaimed Mason City to be River City for the festival day The Governor andhis wife will join the Willsons and other distinguished guests in riding in the festival parade THE GALA DAY officially gets under way at am with a entral Park concert by the Ma son City AllGrade School Band followed by a demonstration on Federal Ave by the Clear Lake Junior Drum and Bugle Corps The parade is slated to start at 10 anr in front of the television companies expired over Memorial weekend The bargaining councils agreed with UAW President Walter P cameras at the KGLOTV studios Reuther that the big three auto Qr tJonnciTTtrini o rn J RT TTl at Pennsylvania and 2nd NE coverage which it is receiving Meanwhile workmen were busy Monday along the east edge rompanif of Central Park on Federal Ave erecting the reviewing stand and bleachers which will seat The barnmi dignitaries and special outoftown guests at the Tuesday morning festival parade Banners were strung across the streets of the citys business dis trict Friday and Saturday and downtown store windows equipped with Music Man poster THE WILLSONS WERE DUE to arrive by car at the Hotel Hanford at 4 pm Monday with Merediths brother Cedric and his wife of Dallas Texas Sched uled to greet them there were city officials festival committee men and a 55piece group from the Mason City High School Band Planned after the parades end Russ Adopt Hands Off Policy on US Airmen Chrysler Strike Averted DETROIT UPiThe United Auto Workers Union checked a threat ened rank and ffle walkout at Chrysler Corp as auto peace talks resumed Monday Negotiations returned at Gener al Motors Ford and Chrysler al though no new proposals have been reported ori the table to re olace expired contracts covering some 500000 auto workers An uneasy truce was reached at the Chrysler missile plant in suburban C e n t e r Line which makes parts for the Redstone and Jupiter missiles A MEMBERSHIP meeting pro duced loud demands for a walk out at theplant Members and UAW Local 1245 protested a 7cent annual improvement factor and 2 cent cost of living allowance granted June 1 to nonunion em ployes Chrysler unrest had threatened the UAWs own policy of no strikes in the nocontractperiod existing since Big Three refusals to extend old contracts at the end of May UAW officials sought to negoti te an agreement with manage ment to require union member ship of additional employes at the plant Milan Matich local presi dent said the men algreed to stay on the job on a temporary basis pending a settlement UAW NATIONAL bargaining councils for General Motors Ford and Chrysler adopted the work withoutacontract nostrike icy before contracts with the three companies with a 50day supply a O U PUiJ Participating m the mammoth of new cars on hand would wel procession will be 5000 high come a strike Reuther said if school bandsmen from 92 North the workers went on strikethe Iowa and S o u t h e rn Minnecompanies would not have to pay sota schools 87 queen candidates unemployment compensation and and more than 30 colorful floats benefits So Reuther and the bargaining featured speakers AN AFTERNOON SLATE of band concerts is planned for Cen tral Park and a Junior Legion baseball game between Mason City and Osage for Roosevelt Field Both events start at pm Roosevelt Field opens to the rablic for the evening show at pm The bands make their entrance shortly and the program gets its official start at 7 pm with the entry of Miss North Iowa of 1957 Sue Tenold Dlson other past queens and the 87 queen candidates Festival committeemen said Monday that should rain wash the parade out of its scheduled 10 am starting time it would be held as soon afterwards as pos sible In the event that ram chases the evening program into Roosevelt Fieldhouse they said only the bandsmen and special festival guests would be admitted EXPENSES UP DES MOINES net op erating costs of Iowas 112 school districts for the school year end ing June 30 1957 were more than 20 per cent higher than in 1955 the Iowa Taxpayers Assn report ed Monday The net operating costs for the 1957 school year were an increase of W2 per cent over the previous year w ri SAME 264 la WILLSON ADMIRES SILVER SERV ICE 9 Yanks Held in Germany BERLIN refused Monday to take responsibility fop the nine U S Army men taken prisoner by the East German Communists Saturday when their helicopter made a forced landing inside the satellite Keeping up itscampaign to force Western recognition of the puppet Communist government the Russian embassy in East Ber lin declared that the East German regime has jurisdiction over the American prisoners and their air craft because the helicopter came down outside the three Allied air corridors to West Berlin Russia guarantees free Allied air traffic through these corridors under 31949 Big Four agreement THE SOVIET EMBASSY statel ment indicated the United States and Russia were heading into a big diplomatic over the nine Americans Russian statement was in Merement n Des Iowa Its a Beautiful Name be Has Big Kiss for Librarian DES Willson who is sentimental about Iowa and also librarians gave a resounding kiss toMiss Ernestine Graf ton head of the Statei Travel ing Library while visiting the Iowa Historical Department Mon day Wilison composer of the Broad way hit The Music Mart gave the leading part and heart inter est of the musical to a librarian WlLLSON and his wife Rini were heading for Mason City his former home where he will be honored Tuesday at Music Man Day in connection with Mason Citys annual North Iowa Band Festival Willsons visit to the Historical Department included a look at the display of music records and books which will tour Iowa li braries and shaking hands and trading jokes with 15 or 20 assist ant librarians Libraries are always full of pretty girls he told them I al ways thought I know it I PICKED a librarian for the girl in Music Man because I think the librarian is the princi pal influence on the average Iowa kid Why when you come into the state you can just see the literacy from the way the people act Willson believes women have been the principal supporters of culture in Iowa and quotes his mothers interest Marian the librarian in the musical is a composite of ail li brarians but I think Marian is 5 mostly my mother r didnt find three houses with damaees that out nnfil tlio The Weqther Mason City showers and thunderstorms through Tuesday Chanceofa locally heavy shower Monday night little warmer low 60 High Tuesday 7880 Iowa Partly cloudy with scat tered showers and thunder storms through Tuesday Low Monday night 5565 Turning cooler northwest Tuesday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Mon day night through Saturday Normal highs 80 north to 83 south Normal lows 57 north to 60 south Cooler northwest Tues day and over state Wednesday otherwise not miich tempera ture change Rainfall is expect ed to average threefourths of an inch to an inch and a half with locally heavier amounts occurring as intermittent show ers and thunderstorms through out the period I Minnesota Heavy showers High Tuesday around 75 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum Minimum Precipitation that out untilthe show had been open four weeks 73 57 61 37 76 58 BIG BLAZE PERTH AMBOY NJ Officials were still searching Monday for the causeof the worst fire in the citys history which raced through five city mated at more dollars Rain Lash Across Iowa BT THE ASSOCIATES PXEM Heavy winds hail and rain bat teredwide sections of Iowa Sun day There were at least two re ports of unconfirmed tornadoes in northeast Iowa An unconfirmed twister was re ported to have touched down south of Hudson about 2 pm and the Iowa Highway Patrol said a small funnel knocked down some houses and trees at La Porte City HEAVY WINDS took part of the roof off Larrys Cafe there while a wedding reception was inprog ress No one however Elsewhere across the state tor nadolike winds and blinding rain knocked out power in some sections and brought tree limbs crashing to earth La Porte City streets were blocked by tree limbs and all was out for ajime Waterloo also reported power off in some sections of the city during the height of the storm HAIL LARGER than hen eggs was reported at Riverside near Iowa City and torrential rains fell at Boone Rippey Marshall town and Grundy Center The squall line that produced this severe weather formed west of Des Moines shortly before noon has moved rapidly east ward Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms are due in Iowa through Monday night with the iiniwv tv j best chance of showers in the SSSrs con chance o thunderstorms many had jurisdiction over the the East man government claimed it has the right to say what will be done with the helicopter and those aboard A Russian Embassy spokesman ing i held by responsible of the GermanDemocratic Rel public Hesaid all werewell and none was injured helicopter camedown Asked about rumors they had been moved from the frontier area to East the spoKes m a n said he thought this un likely THI STATES does not recognize the East German Communist had de manded that theSoviets in East Berlin promptiyrretnrn the eight Army officers one sergeant and their aircraft x The WesternAffies contend that m the post war fourpower agreements on Germany all their dealings con cerning East Germany must be with the Soviet Union The helicopter belonged to the 3rd ArmoredDivision and had been on military exercise US authorities assumed the craft turned east due to a navigational error in a thunderstorm and ran out of gas It came down at Zwickau 30 miles east of the border The So viet army headquarters in East Berlin said all nine men we r e safe and unharmed The East German Foreign Min istry annomiced it had sect the State note protesting that East German air space had been violated The Foreign Ministry followed up Monday with a declaration that the fact it had sent its protest direct to the State Department showed the East German regime not the Sovietshas juris diction in the matter CURFEW ORDERED f NICOSIA UP The British slapped curfews on most of Cy prus Monday te halt a new out break of deadly feuding betweea and Turkish Cypriots STARTING NOW A SERIES BASED ON JOHN GUNTHERS NEW BOOK INSIDE RUSSIA TODAY Russia A Land of Frighfful Evils and Astonishing Accomplishment ByJOHN GUNTHER facts of life andno matter how the note of striving for fulfilldoctors of medicine than does the fHow mBV Russia is never easy to write about It is an extremely com plicated country whichmoreover is not at all like what many peo ple think it to be and which is apt to stir up passionate partisan feelings in the observer I have tried to let the facts fall where they may My point of isquite simple that it distasteful and repugnant we find the Soviet institutions adjust our selves to the necessity of having to live in a world with them Also it is our duty to learn more if only as a matter of self preservation and try to under stand something of the nature of the Russian people who can be angels one minute and devils the next More than any other I know JvlJ VY high time that we accept the in the world they give constantly ment and have so much force discipline and faith in spite of their bleak totalitarian surround ings THERE ARE frightful evils cruelties and suppressions in the Soviet Union today But also there are some astonishing ac complishments mostly in such fields as education science and technology Who amongst us knows that the Soviet Union grad uates every year four times more doctors of medicine than does the United States Who knows that Had Same Guide authors guide while in Russia flaxenhaired young housewife She was one assigned to Earl Hall and his travel ing companion Willis Patton immediately afterwards there arc 41000 teachers of Eng lish in the U S S R today How many teachers of Russian in the United States The Rus sians succeeded in making a hy drogen bomb before we did An industrial atom power plant has been functioning in the U S S R for more than three years and tourists can freely see an atomic pile in operation twenty minutes from the center of Moscow gariousnes capacity for analy sis capacity for organization in ventiveness aptitude for techni cal skills and so on During our whole trip I never saw an un friendly face or one possi ble exception encountered the slightest rudeness of any kind THE ONE THING that is cer The Russians are a terrific a ain in Russia today is that no tremendous a magnificent peojbody wants a war On the other pie In some respects they closelyjhand the Russian government is resemble Americans in good an appallingly unpleasant govern numor robustness curiosity grement from our point of view But it would be the gravest of errors to underestimate its power With the future of the world no Jess at stake we at least owe it to ourselves to be informed and without facile optimism either The factor that counts most when we attempt to answer the question what the Russians have got is challenge Have we reason to fear riot merely Soviet ag gressiveness and indiscriminate troublemaking but Soviet iuc cess SEVERAL JTEMS may be list ed in this general connection some obvious some not Every body knows that the U S S R is the second industrial and seel ond perhaps first military pow er uUhejvorld The era when folk in the West thought complac ently and patronizingly that the Soviet Union could not so much as produce an alarm clock that would work is no more The Sput nik was aa alarm clock with a   

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