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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 14, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Cdted fee THE NEWSPAPER THAT M A K I S A L L N 0 T H I 0 W A N S NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIV Associated Prtu and InUreattooil TuU Lciu 7c a Copy MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 14 1WI Thlt Paper W SectionsSection SIS rove Farm Bill But Objections Held Likely WASHINGTON UPI The House Agriculture Committee Friday approved 2110 an om nibus farm bill for the most sweeping changes in the operation of federal farm pro grams since the New Deal came to power in 1933 The catchall bill contained sev eral provisions favored by the administration but the admin istration is so strongly opposed to many of its provisions that it would be almost certain to draw a veto if passed in its present form There seemed little likelihood it would win congressional ap priival in its present form Even some of the committees Demo cratic leaders refused to predict flatly that the measure would clear the House REP W R POAGE DTex said it has a good chance of passage but I ddntthink theres any assurance The bill would varying support programs for cotton wheat dairy products corn grain sor ghums and rice Most of the new programs pro vided by the bill would go into forceonly if approved by grow ers of the affected commodities voting in a referendum THE DRAFT legislationwould allow Secretary of Agriculture Benson to set price guarantees for rice growers lower than farm law now permits It would al low growers to elect lower sup ports for cotton and com in ex change for to plant more acres itis theproduct of months of public hearingsand bickering by congressional farm law writers Everyprovision carries the en dorsement of a subcommittee Farm law now requires sup ports for crops ranging from 75 to 90 per cent parity Early this year the adminis tration asked Congress to give Benson authority to set price props as low as 60 per cent of parity AT THE TIME this drew a horse laugh from the House culture Committee which isdomi nated by lawmakers who have favored a restoration of the rigid high price supports of 90 per cent of parity which prevailed un der the Truman administration As time passed it became evi dent that Benson had the whip hand The farm congressmen realized that unless new legisla tion were passed and signed by the President this year farm law will require sharp and automatic reductions in the amount of land which can be planted next year The proposed omnibus bill would block these acreage cuts Oliver Corp at Charles City in Expansion Move CHARLES at the Oliver Corp Friday an nounced plans for a ex pansion program made necessary by the transfer of work from a recently closed plant at South Bend Ind G W Bird plant manager said additional facilities will in clude a onestory tile face build ing 67 by 185 feet to be located between the engineering and re pair parts department and a 26 by 110 foot tile face addition to be built between the heat treat department and machine shop The larger building will cost an estimated and will pro vide additional space for engi neering experimental service and repair parts department The contract for this building has been awarded to the John G Miller Construction Co Waterloo and the structure is expected to be completed about Aug 15 The smaller building also one story is needed due to a pro posed expansion of the heat treat department A carburizing fur nace used in the heat treating of parts will be installed in this space The contract was let to the Schultz Construction Co Charles City It will be completed by laic August at a cost of about White House Still Mum on Clamor Over Adams Fighting Explodes in ITS A 1924 CHEMISE Hettie Craddock Ky showedup for work Saturday in a chemise made in 1924 She found it in a trunk in her attic and decided to wear it now that the style has the dress a careful examination is her fellow worker W W Smithers whose only comment was I hope thisdoesnt start a fad INDIANAPOLIS UPI Rain swollea rivers Saturday began their relentless roll into southern Indiana where residentsfeared toey would match the devastation wrought on northcentral felons during the past week T r Fresh 3inch downpours and tornadic storms inflicted a heart breaking blow throughout the state Friday just as officials thought the worst was past Mayor J Robert Mitten declared a emergency at Wabash and called on the National Guard to assist floodthreatened families from their homes Elsewhere in north central Indiana reports from key points indicated Peru Marion Logansport and Indianapolis were S no immediate danger of al flood The Wabash River was slowly rising at Peru where up to 1000 persons were left homeless since a series of violent storms began Sunday and officials said they couldnt take much more rain 3 the river is to be contained AT LOGANSPORT damage to corn and soybean crops was set at after a halffoot rise in the Wabash Friday Rains up to 3Vfe inches drenched the flood area accompanied by powerful winds that smashed Markleville and cut off Circleville with flood waters The Mississinewa River rose about two feet in Marion follow ing torrential rains Up to 800 persons were homeless part of the 5000 dispossessed in the north central part of the state WABASH was hardesthit in the renewed weather attacks Daylong rains caused the river to jump more than 10 feet above flood stage and at least 64 fami lies were evacuated under Mit tens orders Farther south grimfaced farm ers awaited the arrival of possi ble floodwaters as swollen rivers cascaded toward downstate Indi ana Violent rainstorms pounded the Midwest inflicting considerable damage But it was nothing to compare with the week of tor nadoes that scoured Kansas kill ing 17 persons or the cumulative wreckage of multiple hailrain andwind storms since last Sun day Lone Tree Boy 14 Drowns in River LONE TREE in David Rig gan14 one of 17 children of Mr and Mrs Henry Riggan of Lone Tree drowned Friday night while spear fishing in the rain swollen Iowa River The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and slightly warmer Saturday night low about 50 Sun day mostly cloudy and warm er high in upper 70s Iowa Partly cloudy Saturday night and Sunday scattered showers west portion Warmer north portion Saturday night low in 50s Minnesota Cloudy warmer Showers GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday BEIRUT Wi Heavy fighting erupted Saturday inside Beirut It looked like a showdown battle be tween government and rebel forces It was by far the worst battle in the capital since the rebellion began in Lebanon 36 days ago At least three big battles were Deing fought between security forces and insurgents who are trying to overthrow the proWest ern government of President Ca mille Chamoun GOVERNMENT SOU RC E S charged that units of the Syrian army had infiltrated Beirut itself and had started organized opera tions to topple the shaky Cha moun regime Saturday fighting was no mere riot One of the battles was raging around The Associated Press of fice in the Zerif district on the edge of a Moslem quarter The fighters were blasting away with pistols rifles machineguns and mortars The most intensive firing oc curred in the area between The Associated Press office and the Presidential Palace about 300 yards away ANOTHER BIG battle was be ing fought about 300 yards in the opposite direction in the Moslem quarter of Basta the barricaded sector used as rebel headquar ters The third battle was raging on the citys outskirts for Ramel Prison It was not immediately known which side had launched the first attack But with UNl observers moving into Lebanon it could be a desperate insurgent attempt to bring down the government It also could be a government offensive to wipe out insurgents holed up in the Basta district The government outlawed the three rebel political parties Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 74 42 62 Trace 81 SAME Sports Bulletin WIMBLEDON England Britains tennis girls spurred on by 17yearold Christine Tru mans startling upset of Althea Gibson Saturday smashed Americas 18year hold on the Wightman Cop SCENE OF FIGHTING GIRLS STATE SET CEDAR FALLS UPI Some 304 high school juniors will gather at the Iowa State Teachers Col lege Sunday for the Hawkeye Girls Stale Boy Stows Away on Airliner Had No One to Play With SEATTLE Wash WJA vain search for a playmate ended for Charles James McMillan 9 when a Western Air Lines plane on which he stowed away landed here Friday night Dressed in a Tshirt and jeans the California youngster stood huddled in the aisle when the plane touched down on a flight from Los Angeles Only then did airline officials realize they had a stowaway on their hands Charles son of Mr and Mrs C H McMillan Hawthorne Calif disappeared from his home Friday afternoon I dont have anybody to play with Charles told re portors Westerns agents in Los An geles said some boys had boarded Flight 628 before the plane had taken off but offi cials thought they all had been removed If Charles was on 628 a Western agent said he must have hidden behind one of the seals The stewardess didnt notice him until after the flight had left The boy told the stewardess he had lost his ticket but some one was going to meet him in Seattle When the plane landed however Charles was all alone Western employes tried to substitute as playmates as Charles waited to take the morning flight home The boys father said he didnt have the funds to pay for the flight back so Western picked up the tab This time hell fly in style WAYWARD AIRMAN FRIEND Donald is reunited with his girl friend Doris Bowling at Dallas Tex police headquarters after he was arrested at his mothers homeOKeeton went AWOL from the Air Force took off in a rented plane and left a suicide note be hmdrrliopfflg jto throw the militaryoff his trail But he was chasedTby jets which he eluded only to run out of gas and crash land in a swamp Be then hitched a ride to Dallas where he was nabbed All this just to see ms girl again Russ OK x Talks on ATest Ban MOSCOWW The Union has agreed to US Russians Sign Trade Contract MOSCOW W The first con tract between the Soviet Union and an American company in sev eral years has been signed by New York businessman as par of Premier Khrushchevs pro gram to expand the Russia Soviet chemical industry Geneva July l on ways to police any worldwideban of nuclear ex plosions The Russian agreement came Friday in answer to proposals made Tuesday by President Eis enhower Eisenhowers message avoided a flat U S commitment to stop testing atomic and hydro gen bombs RUSSIA ANNOUNCED in April that she was suspending nuclear tests and challenged the West to follow her lead The Russians iiave consistently rejected the idea of inspection and control and have claimed the tests could be stopped by a simple declaration from the atomic powers current y Russia the United States and Britain with France believed coming up fast The Russian note said the tech nical talks should be concluded in three or four weeks and plugged he Soviet position by saying the Geneva meeting should lead to a quick suspension of all tests THE WEST has made repeated appeals to Russia to discuss nu clear controls Last month the 15 members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization invited Rus sia to join in technical talks and said they would go ahead with their own disarmament studies ven if she refused Eisenhower proposed that scien ific experts from the United States Britain and France sit in on the talks for our side while he Communists could send tists from Russia Poland and Czechoslovakia Russia now has agreed to this Waterloo Youth Dies in Minnesota Crash DEER RIVER Minn W An Iowa youth within a mile of his fishing destination was killed Saturday when his car left the highway and overturned A sec ond youth escaped with injuries Sheriff Marvin Mitchell said Roger Dale Eentlcy 18 Water too the dead youth apparently fell asleep at the wheel He and his uncle John L also of Waterloo were driving to Squaw Lake 30 miles norfhwcsl of here to meet a Waterloo group on a fishing trip John suf fered a cut on his forehead fined in Crawford County Dis trict Court Friday Davis plead ed guilty to a charge of breakinj and entering into a motel a Schleswig and taking N Y said under th agreement signed Friday his firm will supply machinery equip ment and production knowhow for the manufacture of syntheti fibers He said the Soviet Union would pay cash He declined t say how much but said th amount was substantial GETS 90 DAYS DENISON Davis 41 Des Moines was sentenced t Usefulness of Ikes Deputy Questioned FROM WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON A Republican senators suggestion that Presi dential Assistant Sherman Adams may have lost his usefulness drew i curt no comment from the White House Saturday News Secretary James Hagerty also said he knew nothing of the Justice Department is investigating Adams rich in dustrialist friend Bernard Goldfine of Boston Republican Sen Charles Potter of Michigan said Adams has ost his usefulness to the administration unless he can account more fully for expensive favors from Goldfine But despite a swelling political furor over Eisenhowers top it seemed likely that no fur ther explanation would be forth oming for the Ume being And Hagerty repeated that Ei enhower has complete confi dence in Adams and has no in tention of firing him MEANWHILE Goldfine was in volved m two other develop ments 1 The New York HeW Amendments to Labor Bill Turned Down WASHINGTON senald Tribune re ported Goldfine ators returned to the CapitolSat urday to push ahead with votes on a labor control bill still lack ng many features urged by Pres ident Eisenhower In a second successive 12hour session Friday the senators beat back two major amendments urged by the administrationwith he voting largely along party lines FORTYFOUR new amendments were on senators desks Friday and only two of thesewere dis posed during the day Most of amendments were from the Republicans The first upfor a vote Saturday was another amendment offered by the Eisenhower administration and strongly opposed oy union was under in vestigat i p n by h e Criminal division of the Justice Depart ment which it said has sub poenaed certain books and rec ordsof the New England m 11 i o n a i r e A leaders It provides that a union shall ose its right to be certified as bargaining agent and touse Na tional Labor Relations Board pro cedures unless it files financial required by the bill THE MAJOR provisions of the bill r e m a i n e d essentially un changed after the two days of de bate These would set up union democracy procedures including secret elections and require de ailed public financial reporting by the larger unions and their of fiers The measure also would modify he TaftHartley Act to meet long standing union complaints These provisions would repeal the re quirement for filing nonCommu affidavits officers permit prehire arrangements for construction unions and allow strikers to vote in a oargaining election after they have been re placed ADAMS spokesman for the Justice De partment declined to comment on the report Sen Frederick G Payne RMaine said he re vicuna coat fine some time agoT He described Goldfine as a long and close fnendjHvho had never asked any Payne said his family had exchanged gifts with the Goldfines at Christmas time In a letter to subcommittee Chairman Oren Harris Adams acknowledged he had been a hotel guest of Goldfine in Boston and Plymouth Mass De scribing Goldfine as an old friend Adams said he had thought Gold fine kept the hotel rooms on a permanent basis ALTHOUGH SAYING he had contacted two federal regulator agencies on cases involving Gold fine Adams said insinuations that he had sought or obtained favored treatment fof his friend were unwarranted and unfair Hagerty who said Adams had knocked the favored treatment allegations into a cocked hat refused to say whether Adams as reported had accepted a vicuna coat or a Oriental rug from Goldfine Adams letter said nothing about a coat or a rug He has been unavailable to newsmen INSIDE RUSSIA TODAY Education Peace Consumer Goods Major Moscow Topics EDITORS NOTE This is one m a series of articles based on John Gunthers new book In side Russia Today By JOHN GUNTHER The three main preoccupations of the maninthestreet in Mos cow today are education peace and consumer goods It is almost impossible to meet a Russian without hearing excit ed talk about education The very first S o v iet citizen we met told us about the criti cal decision as vital as any that could arise in his lifetime c o n f r o n ting himself and his wife what to do if their son GUNTHER failed in his entrance examina tion for the university Without university education the boy will be a helot all his life AS TO PEACE it is talked about all the time No Russian wants another war Time and time again people went out of their way to say We hope that you will be truthful and tell your readers that we want good rela tions with your country and peace Every toast includes a plea for peace But of course conditions for peace are seldom defined The attitude toward consumer goods may be expressed by a small joke One Russian tells an other that the Soviet authorities have perfected an intricate atom ic bomb that will fit into a suit case and that this will one day be delivered to a target like New York The second Russian re plies Impossible Where would anybody get a suitcase AT THE RISK of being rudi mentary some obvious small generalizations should be made First continuity The Russians spring from a mighty past and much jn their present behavioj arises from deeply planted his torical roots Second puritanism based on discipline and selfsac rifice This is a country where nothing is done for fun Maybe that is why so many get drunk oa the streets to get away from the embracing suffocating pur posefulness of life Third pride This country is precious to its citizens which is one reason why they seek to guard its works so zealously And together with pride goes touchi ness Fourth provincialism that is to say ignorance and uncivil izedness Fifth hardness The Russians can if they want be as charming as any people in the world but they are uspicious of charm these days and eschew it because in their view charm equals softness THE FOLLOWING appears in Baedekers Guide to Russia last published in 1914 Their character that of Great Russians has been influ enced not only by a long history of feudal depotism but also by the gloomy forests the unrespon sive soil the rigorous climate and especially the enforced inac tivity of the long winters Even the educated Russian gives com paratively little response to the actual demands of 1 i f e he u   

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