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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 1, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                r f 7 North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited in BEOAZETTE H I M I W S f A PER THAT MAKES ALL M 0 R T H I 0 W A N S N E I G M I 0 ft SM HOME EDITION LXIV Associated Press and United Press Intelnations Full Lease 7c t Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY i 19M This Paper Consists of Four ur Ha 49th State Probers WASHINGTON vestigators of the S h c r m a n Adams case examined their con sciences Tuesday and unanimous ly agreed they acted properly in hearing Adams principal accus er Boston financier John Fox public session Chairman6ren Harris DArk gavethis report after a closed session Most of the meeting Harris told reporters was devoted tofuture plans starting with the question ing Wednesday of Boston indus trialist Bernard Goldfine Fox a business enemy of Gold fine has pictured Goldfine as get ting specialtreatment from fed eral agencies through his friend ship with Adams President Eis enhowers top aide BEFORE FOX testified Gold fines attorneys urged that the committee hear him in a closed session They said they expected Fox would defame not only Gold fine but others And Adams has called it in credible that a congressional committee would permit a wit ness to give the sort of testimony that Fox delivered There has beenother criticism of the not invok ing a rule callingfor secret ses sions when public testimony is expected to defame anyone It was in thelight of this that the committee talked things over Tuesday Senate Photofax TQ BE BIGGEST STATE Map of Texas with its 267339 square milesis superimposed on a map of Alaska with its 586400 square miles ThusTexas will lose to Alaska its title of the largest state a claim it has made since its admission to the union in 1845 The subcommittee missed Fox amid finally dis an uproar after three days of testimony Fox named Adams Goldfine and publisher Robert B Choate of the Boston Herald and Traveler as linked in forces destroying Foxs former newspaper the Boston Post Denials flew heat edly from those named FOX M E A N W H 1 L E an nounced plans to file milliondol lar libel suits against Adams Choate the Herald Traveler Corp Goldfine lawyers Robb and Samuel Sears Roger separ ately and another one againsl the two lawyers jointly Presidential press secretary James C Hagerty said Adams would have no comment 2 Inches of Rain at Charles City Thundershowers skipped across northern Iowa early Tuesday am Charles City reported nearly 2 inches of moisture Dark clouds pierced by light ning moved across Mason Git just before 5 am but left only a trace of moisture The bottom fel out when the shower line reached Charles City however The belt of showers entered the state from the northwest and was drifting southward bringing somewhat lower temperatures than on Monday when readings No Changes Whatever in Meredith Willsons Music Man FiSfn Plans There have been no Changes whatever in the Meredith Wiilson plans for converting The Music Man into a movie This was revealed by the former Mason Cityan in an extended telephone conversation with the GlobeGazettes editor From the Wiilson staled Ive had in mind an Iowa setting I still have Although he has been approached by the movie industrys prin cipal companies the Wiilson preference is for an independent pro duclion with Kermit len as producer and Morton Da Costa as director You couldnt beat that combi nation Wiilson noted W1LLSON ESTIMATED that he had received as many as 40 communications from Iowa about the matter Some of them were from individuals some from or ganizations some from towns quite a long way from a decision about thesetting he explained For obvious reasons we wouldnt want to put out the movie version to compete with our Broadway show If as now seems wholly likely the play has an extended run in New York it could beas much as four or five years before the film version gets under way it was suggested One certainty is that when the movie is made a special town The importance of a footbridge in the plot along with the name River City suggests a stream maybe a confluence of streams As is true of movie sets gen crally the construction of thi River City could be of quite flimsy and nonpermanent na ture mostly facade ITS POSSIBLE howeverthe community chosen woidd wish to depart from this rule and con struct the movie setting with a view to permanence for recre ational uses or something else Other things being anything like equal Wiilson said he would have an understandable prefer ence for a spot somewhere around Mason City the inspira tion for his hit musical Theres a lot of wide open WASHINGTON stood on the edge of statehood Tues 42year fight virtually at an end The Senate in ah overwhelm ng 6420 vote accompanied by allery applause completed con gressional action Monday light n a bill to admit Alaska as the ations 49th state Only presidential approval ex ected Wednesday or Thursday nd acceptance by Alaskans now re required Both are mere for malities Sponsors predicted completion f these preliminaries late this all in time for the new slates wo senators and one represen ative to be on hand for the open ng of a new Congress next Janu ary THE ACTION portended the Irst change in boundaries of the United States since 1912 when statehood was extended to Ari zona and New Mexico For Alaskans statehood will for the first time since he territorys acquisition in 1867 ts residents will have voting representation in the House and Senate can elect their own gover nor and state officials and can vote for the President and vice president Statehood also would give Alas ka the right to select 103350000 acres of its area including min eral lands as a potential tax base for development purposes This still would leave more than two thirds of the new state in federal ownership FOR THE US it will extend the limits of the Union within 55 miles of the Soviet mainland Only three miles separate Soviet held Big Diomede Island in the Bering Straight from Little Di oniede Island which would be a part of the new state It will also advocates say provide the northern area with the stability and impetus needed to spur development of its econ omy and attract increased popu lation In passing the bill unchanged from that approved by the House May 28 Senate statehood advo cates beat back six efforts to sidetrack or amend the bill ON THE FINAL VOTE 31 Democrats and 33 Republicans including Iowas two senators lined up to support Alaskas bid Inquiry Adel Man on Stand JUBILANT OVER kas governor Mike Stepovich and con gressional advocates of statehoodfor the northern territory raise a little whoopee after the Senate passed the statehood bill Holding a 49star flag are left to right AP Photofax Ernest Gruenihg former Alaska gover nor Sen Church Sen Kuchel Gov Stepovich Sen Jackson Wally Hickel GOP chairman for Alaska and Sen Watkins Men in background are hotidentified DES MOINES Legisla tive Investigating Committee in quiry into certain election prac tices in the Iowa Commerce mission races resumed here Tues day In testimony Monday thecom mittee heard former commerce commission employe Lewis Jol ley Adel tell about his efforts to induce Dean Reed Des Moines to withdraw from the Republican primary contest to help Herbert JReed Panora whom Jolley sup ported 7 Jolley testified further that at the request of Commissioner Johii Ropes he sought to get Roy Tallman Perry to enter the GOP primary m order to defeat Commissioner John A Tallman He said Ropes had promised him a job if he would so so Roy Tall man did not run but his brother J C Tallman Guthrie Center did Cuban Rebel Raiding Party Kidnaps 4 More Americans HAVANA Cuba rebel mill and agricultural experiment reached a high of 98 at City Mason Cily had 89 will have to be constructed to simulate the River City of 1912 NEITHER MASON CITY nor any other Iowa town as is would fill the bill Wiilson ob served The 46 years since then have brought too many changes in architecture streets automo space to work with around Mason City and Clear re called in this connection in view of the publicity the movie would bring to Iowa its quite possible that the state would lend any help needed in connec tion with the project We might Wiilson suggest ed need some piece of furni ture or some other authentic item for admission Thirteen Demo crats and seven Republicans op posed the bill raiding party kidnaped four more Americans in eastern CubaTues day Two US diplomats sought the release of 41 other Americans and 3 Canadians seized since Thursday The fourwere abducted by reb els from a United Fruit plantation at Guaro near Pres ton on the northeast coast of Ori ente province Company officials said the rebels entered sleeping quarters of the combination sugar Wont Pay Soys Dulles WASHINGTON UP Secretary of State Dulles asserted Tuesday the United States refuses to pay political blackmail for the release ofAmericans held captive in East Germany and Cuban rebel terri tory The government hopes to obtain release by other means he told a news conference More than 40 American citizens have been kidnaped by Cuban reb els Dulles said the rebels pur pose is to produce US interven tion but this country will notin tervene Nine Americans nave been held in East Germany since June 7 station about midnight The four men apparently were selected at random They were AF Smith of New Hampshire the agricultural su perintendent T F Oklahoma assistant superinten dent and two district superinten dents H F Sparks of Indiana aridaman named Ford whose home state was not learned No reported dur ing the raid by a party of unde termined size Guaro is about 40 Mason City ness with and night 7884 Texas would be by far the na tions biggest fact its 586400 square miles equal one fifth the size of the continental United States In population however it would be the smallest state Its 215000 persons fall The Weather Considerable cloudi occasional showers thunderstorms Tuesday 6570 High Wednesday Iowa Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday with scat tered showers and thunder storms except extreme south east Little temperature change Tuesday night except cooler northwest low 6575 Minnesota warm Showers continued GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Tuesday when their helicopter went down Dulles said East Germany is try ing to force United States recog Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Alaska about twice the size of nition of the Communist govern biles and things in general which couldbe supplied by the Sioux River City in the Wiilsonjhistorical agencies in Iowa City has a population of Des Moines I see no reason he conclud ed why Iowa cant be the set ting for our movie Woman Victim of HitRun Accident DES MOINES UPI Martha Hayes 43 Fort Des Moines was killed Tuesday when struck by a hitrun driver on a street here Bronx TeenAger Held in the Case of the Wayward Bus DUBUQUE Wilson 19 of the Bronx N Y was think ing about anything but a busmans holiday as he pondered his fate in the county jail Tuesday The exnavyman was arrestednear here Monday still sitting behind the wheel of the bus he took from the Port of Author ity bus terminal parking lot in New York Sunday A higtnv ly patrolman spotted the 41passen ger airconditioned vehicle stuck in a ditch on Highway 20 near Farley nearly 1000 miles from New York Authorities quoted Wilson as saying he took the bus to get to California I saw the bus stand ing there I just jumped in and took off he said He had in his pocket In New York Wilsons mother exclaimed when hc stolen a bus What again she said Ollie had taken a bus from the Port Authority parking lot in January 1957 and had WILSON been picked up in Port Chester N Y He likes te travel she said and hes just crazy about driving well below Nevada with 256000 now lowest Alaskas prospective statehood was seen as vastly enhancing Ha waiis chance of entering the Un ion as the 50th state although probably not before next year at the earliest ment but we refuse to do so Four Americans are still held in Red China and Dulles reported that the United States is planning to propose chnt negotiations be switchedfrom Geneva to Warsaw He said the proposal had been de layed by the Red Chinese ultima tum Monday that this government must resume diplomatic talks by July 15 Nine other Americans are be 89 74 77 trace 85 61 miles west of Moa where 12 en gineers were seized Thursday night in the first kidnaping There was no word on the dip ornats progress indealing with Fidel Castros forces A Park Wollam consul at Santia jo in rebelridden Oriente prov ince was in contact with forces of Castros brother Raul northeast of Santiago Wollam wasseeking release of 10 American and fwc Canadian engineers kidnapec Thursday from a mining develop ment at Moa The rebels have been quoted as saying these 12 were being well cared for 4nd would bereleased soon The vice consul at Santiago Robert Wiecha was in the hills around Guantanamo Bay trying to gain freedom for 28 Navy men and Marines from the USNavy base there Although there Was no word that Wiecha was in con tact with the rebels a Navy spokesman at the base said he did not expect the servicemen to be held long Castro whose 19month guerril la war to overthrow President Fulgericio Batista quieted down after government victories last April has accused the United States of aiding Batista US oifi cials have denied charges that Cuban army planes refueled and rearmed at the Guantanamo ua val airfield for attacks on the JOLLEY SAID he had ap proached Dean Reed on my own and offered him a sum of money to withdraw The investigating committee has been inquiring into the entry of two Reedsand two Tallmans in the Republican contest for com merce commission nominations There were eight Republican pri mary candidates for the two posts The other Tallman was the incumbent commissioner John Tallman Clarion Jolley said that in the 1954 pri mary Ropes switched his support from Herbert Reed to Ray Thompson of Newton who subse quently lwas nominated elected 1 J meto cause thiswas big time stuff and wed bean thebigdough Jolley saidr I didnt switch so I jiever did find out where the big dough 5Cent Penalty on Postage Due Mail WASHINGTON at once the Post Office Department will start collecting a 5cent pen alty charge for delivering mail on which postage is due Short paid mail will go through to the address without de lay and the addressee will be was ALSO TESTIFYING at the pub lic hearing was Charles W Berg field of Sheldon a retired com mission inspector He said vhe and other agents had been asked to solicit funds for Ropes 1958 bid for reelection Bergfield said the suggestion came from Eugene Powers the commissions superintendent of transportation He testified that Powers de clared each agent should raise to andthat1 heobtained about from trucking interests in his area He said he later re rebel stronghold Maestra in the Sierra in to formed Ropes wasnt going seek reelection Three truckers quizzed Tuesr day were Joseph E Hall loo and Fred C Hagen and Ger ald West both of Sioux City All testified they contributed voluntarily to Ropes campaign and never were subjected to any pressure ing held in Russia after their quired to pay the shortage plus transport plane became lost last weekend on a flight from Cyprus Alaskans Catch Breath After Wild Night on the Tundra the 5cent penalty If he refuses to do this the mail will be returned to the sender for the postage and penalty deficient INSIDE RUSSIA Many Nonsocialist Factors Apparent EDITORS NOTE This is tional planning and nationally in en a series of articles based on itegrated effort on the fixed tea John Gunthersnew book Inously held theory that the couri SAME flat means irarrio dealb in Z4 houri past JUNEAU Alaska m Alas kans caught their breath Tues day after tossing the wildest celebration since gold rush days and looked ahead to a problempacked future as tht nations biggest state They poured it on Monday night with whistles sirens horns bells and fireworks as they cheered news of the Sen ates passage of the statehood bill Street dances followed parades In Sitka onetime cap ital of Russian Alaska drinks were on the house At Fairbanks the River turned gold Wildly happy he was riding with two other teenagers missed a curve and rolled over about miles west residents poured dye into the stream near where one of Alas kas big gold strikes lured pi oneers and sourdoughs at the turn of the century At Skagway the gateway to the big Klondike gold strike of 1898 housewives paraded in the streets wearing embroidered badges that proclaimed Bigger than Texas better than California country In every city of territory and in its scattered and towns the celebration went jwas found caught mechanism Cedar Rapids Youth Kilied in Accident SOLON M Rich 18 Cedar Rapids was killed latejt i o n although Monday when the car in which land is leased to side Russia Today By JOHN CUNTHER How Socialist is the Soviet Union Not very if by social ism you mean equality of re ward The chief socialist characteris tics in the Soviet system are a ownership by the state of all land without excep try as a people the collective farms b own ership by the of here on the Lake McBride s t a t e of all Road The driver John Petersonmeans of pro 17 and David Albough 18 both duction c no of Cedar Rapids were only slight ly injured FARMER KILLED accumulation of private wealth through conven tional business KEOTA Oft Leo Vogel 59 was processes b y GUNTHER killed Monday in a hay baling cheap and selling dear cidcnt on his farm near no exploitation of labor for whole belongs to THE SOVIETauthorities take he line that socialism as a pre ude to communism already ex ists and hundreds of millions of words are printed every year pay ing tribute to socialist aims and accomplishments But as is only too obvious the Soviet regime is much more state capitalist than socialist Some nonsocialist factors are the following if we define social ism by conventional western terms 1 The banking system oper ated through the State Bank works for the most part through orthodox capitalist procedures The government does however control creditdealings in foreign exchange et cetera There is no private money market 2 PEOPLE can earn salaries villages Working alone in a field his body private profit e no stock feesuP to any limit s L v disparity in income is a pro nounced feature of Soviet society I I I in the balerjkct or mechanisms for private jfinancial manipulation f na I   

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