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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 19, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited ITY ijLOBE VOL LXIV NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES A L L N O R T H I 0 W A N S NEIGH tORS fry nU 7e Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNI W 1951 HOME EDITION ThU Two m CHILDREN IN NEED OF ATOA group of children as a girl sits in the ditch left injured m a 3car accident on Highway 14 near Wood front of the wagon and three boys thTditch in back stock111 await ambulances Rescuers are trying to ex ground Ten young people in all were hurt some tricate one youth from the foreignmade station wagon critically mat some on Blast Toll Hits 4 Interesting Goldfine Data Studied WASHINGTON Oren Harris AArk said Thursday his House instigations have come up with some very interesting new information from their first look at records of Bernard Gold fine Harris declined to say what the new information involves or how it will fit into his subcommittees inquiry That groupis looking in to whether Boston in dustrialist and longtime friendof Sherman Adams favored the Federal Trade Commissiotr and the Se curities and Exchange Commis sion BUT THE Arkansas Democrat disputed aWhite House conten tion that no FTC rujes were broken when Adams President Eisenhowers top aide passed on to Goldfine a memo from the FTC chairman The memo dated Jan 4 1954 dealt with an FTC move against what was alleged to be mislabel ing of fabrics fay a Goldfine tex tile firm Some of Goldfines records were finally obtained by sub poena from Mildred Paperman a bookkeeper for Goldfine late Tuesday after a s u b c o m mittee struggle with Goldfines lawyers The in vestigators are checking the data before re suming hearings next week The records reflect among other things Goldfines payments hotel bills in Boston New York and Plymouth Mass Adams has acknowledged staying at hotels in those cities at Goldfines expense but denied he sought or obtained special treatment for Goldfine at the federal agencies Harris Wednesday left it open ask Eisenhower for permission look at tax ury Department which would the line at first get such a request said Prairieton and Oakton none had been received so far Showers Cover Much of Iowa It was either cloudy or raining over most of Iowa Thursday a U S Orders Construction of MISSILES RADAR WASHINGTON UPI The Defense Department Thursday ordered immediate construction of a new radar fence capable of detecting any silent military or scientific missiles or satellites flying as high as 1000 miles across the United States By the end of this year a department spokesman said the United States should be able to detect and track all satellites over this country whether or not they give out radio signals At present Russian satellites are almost impossible to detect ex cept visually if their radios are not working Roy W Johnson director of the Pentagons Advance Research Projects Agency ordered construction and operation of radar detection facilities on the US East and West coasts by the Naval Research Laboratory These will be beefed up minitrack sta tions now established at San Diego Calif and Blossom Point Md hi addition a powerful radar transmitter will be built at Fort Worth Tex and receivers at White Sands N M and at another location not yet chosen Flood Crest Races Toward Vincennes VINCENNES Ind crest of the flooded Wahash River swirled towards this city Thursday leaving in its wake thousands of acres of inundated Indiana and Illinois farmland Farmers downstream to the south worked around the clock to reap an early wheat harvest before the rapidly rising river overflowed into their fields VINCENNES residents put their faith in the citys massive flood walls which have held back surging Wabash waters as high as 13 feet above flood stage Floodworkers across the river in Illinois joined in the holding operation Mount Carmel Pales tine and Russellville all faced flood threats The river was four feet above flood stage at Mount Carmel and still rising while Russellville officials reported the river had risen to within 15 inches of the top of the levee FIVE MAJOR breakswere re ported in the 60mile span be tween Terre Haute Ind and Vincennes the first and most The Weather Mason City Cooler Friday night low 4750 Partly cloudy to fair Friday high 6770 Iowa Mostly cloudy scattered showers and thunderstorms Thursday night cooler north low 4755 north 5563 south Part ly cloudy and cooler Friday Scattered showers and thunder storms southeast Friday morn ing Minnesota Showers cooler High Friday upper 60s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 73 Minimum 55 At 8 am 71 Tripoli Youth Dies in 2Car Accident WAVERLY Reick 15 Tripoli was killed Wednesday Treas w rePorted night in a twocar collision about fjve miies west of Tripoli Five JJUXJ 10 M txiiitoViay ICiL 1C OPGrl aiiu as to whether his group would disastrous flooding 40 per cent f n L r of West Terre Haute Other E m i s o n Car Truck Collide Shenandoah Man Dies SHENANDOAH 44year old Shenandoah man Merril Cot tew was killed Wednesday night when his car and a livestock truck collided on Iowa 2 at a county road intersection about Accident at Ordnance Plant Probed BURLINGTON UP v The death toll rose to four Thursday in a shellloading line explosion at th Iowa Ordnance plant here Two men died in the early morning hours of injuries sufferec blast late Wednesday after riooh Two employes had met in slant death in the explosion an aftother was injured Investigation into the cause o the accident was under way Killed outright in theblast on the production itineof the plan whichloads 106millimeter shell were Mrs Delores Marlette 40 and Max Bell 22 both of Fort Madison TWO OTHERS died earl Thursday at Mercy Hospital The wereDonald Scott 22 of nea Mount Pleasant and Ray Barrow 28 of New London Also hospitalized Carroll Cosby 26 Burlington who wa not seriously injured He was re ported in good condition Lt Rodney Lewis executive of ficer of the plant said a commi tee would investigate the cause c the explosion which came abou pm Wednesday when em ployes on the production line wer changing shifts DUE TO THE HOUR and th change of shifts there were no many employes in the area of th blast which blew off part of th roof and broke windows Dam age was estimated at Lewis said a section of the plan where atomic materials a r stored for the Atomic Energ C Commission was a considerabl distance away from the Britain Unveil Its ans for Cyprus 7Year Setup Sought FROM OUR WIKE SERVICES LONDON P ri nt e Minister Macmillan announced Thursday a sevenyear plan for the future of Cyprus which provides for par ticipation of Greek and Turkish governments in the administra tion of the island MacMillan described the pro posal to the House of Commons as an adventure jn partnership He promised that cessation of violence in British crown colony populated by 400 000 persons of Greek descent and 100000 of Turkish descent would bring a relaxation of emer gency regulations including re turn of Cypriots now excluded from the island WHILE HE NAMED no names this reference was taken to mean that Archbishop M a k a r i o s leader of the Greek Cypriot com munity would be allowed to re turn to Cyprus when order is re stored He is new an exile in Cypriots want the island to become Greek Turks want the island partitioned The dispute has been a bitter one and fight ing last week between Greeks and Turks on Cyprus cost at jMacmillanftannounced the Brit ish plan after a 48hour pause to give the North Atlantic Treaty Organizations Council time to talk over the problem with Brit ain Greece and Turkey all members of the alliance Indi cations were that Greece and Turkey both had rejected the plan having been given a fillin on it in advance THE PLAN included these main provisions The present international sta tus of the island will remainun changed for seven years The island will have a system of representative government with the Greek and Turkish com munities each exercising autono my over its own affairs There will be a seperate House of Representatives for each of the two communities Internal administration aside from communal affairs and inter nal security will be handled by a council presided over by the governor Greece and Turkey each will be invited to appoint a area The brick and cement five miles east of here The truck is so constructed that an e was loaded with 18000 pounds of sion in one area is hncrc T iuiaiiicu hogs persons were injured Dominican Republic Miffed Drops US Aid Agreement C1UDAD TRUJILLO Domini shower activity moved across the can Republic by crit state north warm Council Bluffs reported 77 of an inch of moisture in the 24 hours ended at 6 am Thursday Du buque had 36 of an inch Numer ous points reported showers rang ing from a trace to good down pours Orient hi southern Adair County received 170 inches of rain Winterset reported 73 of an inch Oakland 57 and Fort Dodge 12 The Weather Bureau said show ers and thunderstorms were ex ment to pull out of all US aid agreements Under one of the pacts the United States maintains a station in the Caribbean republic to track its guided missiles The Dominican Congress a rubber stamp for DictatorGener alissimo Rafael Trujillo made no mention of the fancy presents his son gave to movie actresses Zsa 3 vr3 DOT Hnd Kim Novsk Instead in its resolution Con pected to continue over much ofjgrcss said the attacks that some tnft Staf0 0nrlinT in fka C the state ending in the northwest Thursday night and in the north Bast Friday morning US congressmen have direct ed against the Dominican Repub lic in terms offensive to her na tional dignity would not have oc curred if US aid had not been accepted If the Trujillos cancel the mis siletracking agreement the Unit ed States could look next door to Haiti which has offered to serve as a tracking base Young Trujillo at 29 is head of the Dominican air force and this week was made head of the com bined chiefs of staff U S con gressmen first criticized him for his lavish expenditures in Holly wood when he was supposed to be attending the U S Armys Command and General Staff School in Leavcnworth Kan Tru jilio flunked the course and his father retaliated with an antiU S blast ordered 30 Dominican cadets and officers out of U S military schools and summoned his Congress to act Lewis said the blast on the production line occurred during a hnn th t chamber gauging operation in Tn which shells are measured forrebelllon the caliber of the guns they are to fit Tabor Man Killed as Car Overturns GLENWOOD UPI Dewey Jones 59 Tabor was killed in a onecar crash eight miles north of here on US 275 early Thurs day County Sheriff Don Rhoden said Jones apparently lost control of his car and it turned over sev eral times blastrepresentative to cooperate with ithe governor i AT NEARBY Beirut Lebanon meanwhile UN Secretary Gen eral Dag Hammerskjold arrived Thursday bringing a glimmer of hope that he might end Lebanons PRELUDE TO LOSING by his Hubert Del any TV director Charles Dubin is sworn in at a House UnAmerican Committee hearing in ington Dubin subsequently lost his job with NBC when he refused to say if he has a past Communist record Boys Size Music Man Reception Planned for Lynn Potters Arrival COURT RULING WASHINGTON U S Court of Appeals ruled 30 Thursday that six civilian em ployes dismissed by the Army as security risks in 1954 from their jobs at Ft Monmouth NJ are entitled to reinstatement with back pay SAME A boyssize Meredith Willson reception is planned for Lynn Potter when he returns home Friday morning from Los An geles following his successful au dition for The Music Man The Mason City boy who will play the role of Winthrop Paroo in the road company of Willsons musical is expected to arrive at the Mason City Municipal Airport at am GEORGE MENDON mayor of River City other city officials Ray Seney chairman of the Band Festival R L Currie president of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce and Lester Milligan secretary of the Chamber of Commerce all will be there to meet him Police escort will bring the boy actor Mason Citys latest claim to fame in The Music Man into town in a convertible Potter will be accompanied home by Mrs W Earl Hall who was on the committee who coached him for his appearance on the Music Man float in the festival parade and later accom panied him to Los Angeles THE MASON CITY boy started up his ladder to fame when an article appeared in the Globe Gazette for doubles of the cast The crisisridden country has endured 41 days of fighting bombing strikes in an effort by opposition political factions to overthrow proWestern President Camille Chamoun The people are thoroughly fed up and are looking for any solution that will end the trouble Rebel leaders have promised a truce while Hammarskjold is here A furious battle raged in Beirut Wednesday but govern ment forces finally beat back the rebels and restored an uneasy quiet Louis Cook Former Tax Officer Dies DES MOINES H Cook 67 the veteran state tax officer who helped to prepare many of the states tax laws but was asked to resign because he didnt pay his own died here Wednesday after a long illness Cook resigned from the Iowa Tax Commission in September 1956 under urging from the com mission members and former Iowa Gov Leo A Hoegh The drive for Cooks resignation came after former Commission Chair man Martin Lauterbach an nounced Cook had agreed lo pay hack taxes of between and Music Man to appear on floats in the North Iowa Bane Festival parade A neighbor Mrs Donovan Haxton suggestec the boy to the committee Following the parade young Potter met the authorcomposer in front of the Kirk Apartments Meredith and his wife Rini were on their way to the bandmaster luncheon at the Hotel Hanford There on Federal Avenue in typical River City celebration at mosphere young Potter san Gary Ind for the visitin couple Potters interpretation c Winthrop Faroes hit song of th show so impressed Meredith tha he gave the boy an audition th following morning at the Cecil Theater From there on Potters rise ha been rapid This week he won role in the road company cast EDDIE HODGES himself whi has been playing the role in thi Broadway company wants ti meet Lynn and visit the origina River City he sings about He may visit Mason City on his va cation when he plans to go to California in midJuly Young Potter will return to The Music Man company in Los Angeles in midJuly to star rehearsals Defeat Tax Cut Proposal BULLETIN WASHINGTON eTh Thursday rejected a proposal to repeal the 10 cent excise tax on passenger ears and halve the 10 per cent levy en trucks and buses WASHINGTON ftThe Senate late Wednesday beat down 6523 a proposal of Sen Paul H Doug las DI11 to cut federal income and excise taxes six billion dol lars as a means of fighting the economic slump Sen Harry F Byrd DVa fought the proposal strongly as serting it could mean a federal deficit of 18 million dollars in the next year and shoot the national debt up to the 300billiondollar mark The Douglas amendment was offered to a bill to continue pres ent rates on corporation income and excise taxes on such things as autos liquors and ciga rettes THE SENATE had not been expected to adopt the senators big tax reduction plan the first amendment to be Voted on in the floor fight The tax extension bill has the appro of the Eisenhower ad ministration and the support of both Democratic and Republican leaders of the Senate If such a bill is not passed the govern ment stands to lose in annual revenue Byrd chairman of the Finance Committee told the Senate thii would be a grievous loss since the government is facing a 4biI liondoUar deficit in the fiscal year ending June 30 and an 11 the following year THE BILL has been passed by the House It would head off these reductions among others A cut from 52 to 47 per cent on corporation income from 10 to 7 per cent on autos 8 to 5 per cent on auto parts and accessories to per thousand on cigar ettes to per gallon on liquor to a barrel on beer and a variety of cuts on wine An amendment by Sen George A Smathers DFla to repeal the 3 per cent tax on freight and 10 per cent tax on passenger fares had a fair chance of sue cess INSIDE RUSSIA TODAY Communist Party in Russia Showing Substantial Growth EDITORS NOTE This is in scries of articles based on John Gunfhers new book In side Russia Today By JOHN GUNTHER In 1956 the CPSU as the Com munist Party of the Soviet Union is called for short and the only political party in the country had 7215505 members About 6700 000 of these were full members and onlv and about 420000 were candidates time of It is often said on the basis Congress m 1939 The other of such statis IS that even thouSh Setting larger membership was set against the total adult population If members of the Communist youth organiza tions are included in the party total the membership will be 45 million or more than 25 per cent of the population of the country Two points are in any case clear One is that the party has grown very substantiaHy in recent years It had only 240000 mem tics that the party makes up jless than four iper cent of the population of the JU S S R but Ithis does not jgive a quite fair picture in that it refers only to adult party m e m b e rs a truer per cent GUNTHER steadily it still represents a min ority Membership is restricted for the simplest of reasons Keeping the party small means that pow cr is concentrated in relatively few hands It makes membership a privilege encourages ambition creates an elite and makes gov ernment easier to manipulate It makes dictatorship of that is over the proletariat workable CURIOUSLY ENOUGH plenty I UltJllLV age would arise if tha party of good Russian citizens whoare sincere addicts of the regime art not party members and moreover do not wish to be To be a party member is an arduous business a militant sweat Membership means total submission to disci pline brings on hard and thank less work takes a great deal of time intrudes on personal and may entail grave risks and danger There is no professional stig ma attached to not being a Communist in most ranks of so ciety on auniversity faculty science laboratory or even in management of a big industry party and nonparty men work side by side On the other hand extremely few nonCommunista reach the very top MULTITUDINOUS FIGURES in the world of music the theater ballet literature and the arts ars not Communists particularly if they are of the older generation The most eminent Jiving Russian poet Boris Pasternak would more become a member of   

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