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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 29, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for DM CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKESALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL H Associated and United Prtsg International FuD 7c Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY W This Paper Consists rf Two JS1 House in Tax Help Proposal SelfEmployed to Benefit WASHINGTON UPI The House was expected Tuesday to override administration protests and pass a bill to provide major tax relief for selfemployed per sons Before the House was the bill to allow selfemployed persons to defer payment of income tax until age 70 on amounts ranging up to a year placed in re tirement funds The Treasury says such a law would mean a loss of 360 million dollars in an nual revenue Although House passage ap peared assured many lawmakers figured the measure would be bottled up in the Senate or die there when Congress adjourns next month Some lawmakers were protesting the bill would discriminate against employes who have no pension funds INFORMED SOURCES report ed the administration was swing ing around to reluctant accept ance of a Democraticsponsored bill to increase social security benefits this year The House Move to Call Off bj anon DECLARATION of State Dulles right and members of the Baghdad Pact sign a dec laration at London in which the US agrees to co operate with pact members in their security and de AP Photofax fense From left are Irans Premier Eghbal Pakistans Premier Noen British Prime Minister Macmillan and Turkish Premier Menderes The council met with one member Iraq SUBCOMMITTEE OKS CHARGE 80 Vof e Goldtine Contempt Action Ways and Means Monday gave final Committee approval to WASHINGTON W vestigators Monday House in recommend a bill to increase benefits by 7 per cent for the 11800000 per sons on the rolls The increased benefits would be financed by increased social security taxes on job holders and their employers effective next Jan 1 The administration was reported to have concluded financing of the plan is sound The House Agriculture Com mittee showed signs of capitu lating to Agriculture Secretary Ezra T Bensons demand for lower price guarantees and more planting freedom for farmers The committee went behind cJpscjd doors to reach agreement on a new catchall farm bill DEMOCRATIC FARM leaders were under strong pressure from cotton growers and textile inter ests in the South to produce tmickly a new law to stave off scheduled sharp cutbacks in cot ton plantings next year A bill containing many of the price support concessions de manded by Benson passed the Senate last week Other developments FILIBUSTERS A bipartisan ed contempt of Congress proceed ings against Bernard Goldfine giftgiving friend of presidential assistant Sherman Adams Chairman Oren Harris DArk said the investigating subcommit tees recommendation on an 80 vote would be submitted soon as possible to its parent the House Commerce Committee If endorsed by the full commit tee the contempt citation would go to the House And if approved by the House it would go to the U S district attorney for handling as a crim inal case It will have to be done quickly to get action at this session of Congress Harris told newsmen after a 40minute closed session of the subcommittee THE SUBCOMMITTEE care fully laid the groundwork for its action several weeks ago de manding answers to a series of bloc of northern clared they would senators de wage an all out fight next session of Congress Senate rules to to choke off fili to change the make it easier busters The present Senate rule says debate can be limited only by the vojes of 64 or more sena tors The bloc wants the num ber lowered to 49 CIVIL DEFENSE The house stamped final congressional ap proval on legislation giving the federal government joint respon sibility for civil defense for the first time Existing law says civil defense is considered pri marily a state and local matter RACKETS Senate voted to authorize its spe cial Rackets Investigating Com mittee an additional to finance its work through Jan 31 1959 The committee requested the authority to meet expected expenses of during the sevenmonth period starting July 1 1958 It has been investigating improper practices by labor and management Riceville Farmer Pinned Between Tractor Wagon RICEVILLE John Kozak 43 farming nine miles south of Rice ville was in Mitchell County Me morial Hospital following an acci dent on his farm late Monday Kozak was combining oats Hi daughter Lura Jean 10 wa driving the tractor drawing the loaded wagons As Kozak was fastening a wagon to the tractor the tractor backed over him pin ning him between the machine and the load of oats A neighbor Lester Brockney helped Mrs Kozak release him and then took him to the hospital Kozak was placed in a cast from the hips down The left leg is broken in three places and the muscles and ligaments torn He also had internal injuries J Conrad Doocy Admits Eight Thefts Here Police investigation since Satur day resulted Tuesdayin charges against Conrad John Doocy 22 clearing up about in thefts during the last two years Doocy who lives at 12 1st NW bu works near Plymouth had ad mitted eight sneak thefts from service station cash registers A charge of grand larceny was filed against him and Polic Judge B R Dunn ordered him bound over to the grand jury f bond is required for his re lease from the county jail Th bond was not posted Tuesdaj morning Doocywas arrested Saturda morning In his signed statemen he told police he had taken a tota of about S145 from Hickoks Pht lips Service at 5th and N Federa He took money from the cash reg ister there four times in the las two years he said Doocy told officers also that h took from SnelPs Service 42 N a year ago about a week after that and about seven weeks ago In May Doocy said he stole rom Larsons ShellStation at 1st SW and Washington That theft s the one on which the grand arceny charge is based specif cally In each case according to Doocys statement he took the money when the service station attendant was busy outside or in a grease room The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy through Wednesday Low Tues day night near 60 High Wed nesday 8285 Iowa Partly cloudy through Wed nesday Chance of a few lighi showers extreme northeast Tuesday night lows in 60s Minnesota Continued fair and mild High Wednesday in 70s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Death Bypasses Iowa family for 68 YEARS FORT DODGE in 68 years has there been a death in one highly favored Iowa family There are t8 members of the circle unbroken since1890 They include eight greatgreatgrand children Patriarch of the family is W E Wajrnes who with his wife Jessie naw in Friendship sons here v Warrtes a retired the oldest of the system of the North Western his 102nd birthday last April 5 His wife was 93 in March tn the family are five children 16 grandchildren 41 greatgrandchildren and eight greatgreat grandchildren Centenarians are not uncommon in Iowa which shares with Vermont and New Hampshire the distinction of having the na tions largest percentage of senior citizens in its population But in the sturdy Warnes family the last death was the patriarchs first wife She passed on in 1890 leaving him four little girls to care for Two years later his deceased wifes sister from her home in England to become his wife They have one son riendship as the basis for his requent contacts with Adams resident Eisenhowers top aide But he contended as Adams ad earlier that he had received o special favors from govern ment agencies as a result SUBCOMMITTEE action would ie only the first step toward pos ExState Employe Tells of Contribution Demand DES MOINES WljA former employe of the state treasurer office has made public a sworn statement saying she was solicite to contribute one per cent of her salary for political purposes Eugene Powers Des Moines wife of the Republican candidal or Polk County treasurer said her statement has been sent t State Rep Clark McNeal chairman of the Iowa egislative Investigating Commit law forbids soliciting state JoscPh WBeacfiara 84 g lggal or employes for camiof the SpanishAmerican W a for a b Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation 85 59 21 SAME Black flag meant traffic In nail 21 ee Iowa officials paign funds Just recently Iowa lommerce Commission officials came under fire for using a so called Unity receive contributions from employes Mrs Powers husband also is superintendent of the motor transj portation division of the Com merce Commission She said she was a secretary in the gasoline tax refund division of the treasurers office from June 1955 to January 1957 She said she was told each month to contribute one per cent of her salary of about a month State Treasurer Charles Jayton said it was true that treas urers office employes were asked o contribute to campaign funds but that such contributions all were voluntary Mrs Powers said she was ad vised to forward her statement to McNeal by Republican State Chairman L L Jurgemeyer TwoCar Crash Fatal to Iowa Woman 71 LANESBORO UPI Minnie Lee Twogood 71 was killed Mon day in a twocar accident al the intersection of two county roads about two miles northwest of here Mrs Twogood alone in the car was involved in a collision with a car driven by Darrcil Lc voy Bradley 17 Rockwell City He was not injured BEACHAM DIES WASHINGTON ffi Brig Gen questions about the Boston mil onaires financial dealings U N Still Optimistic on Talks Dulles Back From Europe FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES UNITED NATIONS N Y U N diplomats said Tuesday Soviet Premier Nikita Khrush chevs latest reply to President Eisenhower had dimmed but not dissipated prospects for a sum mit conference They interpreted Khrushchevs letter as a writeoff of the Presi dents proposal for a high level meeting of the U N Security Council with heads of govern ment participating The White House FUAD SHEHAB President announce ment that the President stood pat Goldfine with equal firmnession his conditions for a meeting efused to answer contending the uestions had nothingto do with ic subcommittees inquiry on whether improper influence had een brought on federal agencies Goldfine readily answered num rous other subcommittee ques ons claiming a long personal appeared to indicate a deadlock But the ever optimistic U N sources hoped a way out would be found They agreed it appeared that another weeks long round of Moscow Washington correspond ence was in the offing with copies going to London and Paris KHRUSHCHEV appeared to have retreated to his previous demand for a meeting which would include only the chiefs of the United States Russia Bri tain France and India and U N Secretary General Dag Ham marskjold Uprising by Rebels in Haiti Ends assaited mittee and by the House itself would be required to send a rec ommendation to the Justice De partment for action The Justice Department then would decide whether court action was warranted and if so would present the oase to a grand jury A contempt conviction carries penalties up to a fine and a year in jail Goldfine mill and real estate interests The subcom mittee questioned him for eight days about his dealings with the Federal Trade Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission on wool labeling and stock registrations PORTAUPRINCE Haiti A band of exiled army officers seized barracks next to the Na tional Palace Tuesday but the rebels were reported wiped out in a swift government counterat tack The band landed by launch un der cover of darkness com mandeered trucks and seized the yellow stucco Caserne Dessalines back of the palace shortly after midnight The band captured 50 soldiers after a brief clash in which the I army said four soldiers w er e Attempt on Premiers Life Foils Gen Shehab Gets FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES BEIRUT Lebanon The pro Western Lebanese cabinet Tues day moved to call off presidential elections scheduled for Thursday The action was prompted by an unsuccessful assassination at tempt against the Lebanese pre mier earlier Tuesday Prime Minister Sa mi Solh missed death by a split second when wouldbeassassins blew up a parked car a few yards ahead of his automobile Solh was not hurt but eight other persons perished and a 5 yearold girl was hurt so badly she was given little chance to sur vive Thedead included apolice man on a motorcycle three darmes and four persons in a car hower as vicious and insulting The harsh tone they said was GoVef nrnentforces coun terattacked liberated the sol Phillipine campaign and World War I who coached the West Point football team in 1911 when President Eisenhower was a cadet player died Monday St Ansgar School District Shift Upheld DES MOINES W A Supreme Court opinion Monday declared the reorganization of the St Ans gar Community School District which went into effect July 1 I may be consid ered for a bond issue election The district as formed has an island in it but the fact that it is contiguous makes it eligible to be considered as a legal district the court ruled clearly that of a man more in terested in making propaganda than in meeting calmly with Eisenhower Eisenhower will most certainly they said reject as unacceptable Khrushchevs bid for immediate fivepower talks in Moscow or any other European cily Some authorities felt Eisenhow er should counter Khrushchevs blast by announcing he will show up for a highlevel Security Coun cil meeting whether or not the Soviet leader shows up THEY RECALLED that the Soviet Union threatened to boy cott the current Geneva technical talks on disarmament but changed its mind when American officials went to the meeting de diers then killed the last holdout rebel the army reported spite last minute Soviet objec tions Secretary of State John Foster Dulles flew home from talks with European leaders to confer with Eisenhqwer on the n e x t U S move The big question facing Dulles and Eisenhower was to decide whether the Russian premier in his note was quibbling over pro cedure for a U Nstaged summit meeting or blasting hopes for the only kind of summit conference acceptable to this country Radio PortauPrince said the rebels were supporters of former President Paul Magloire now in exile in the United also said two Americans were in th rebel group Shooting broke out shortly afte midnight THE SITU ATI ONwas extreme ly confused and no one seeme to know what was going on Among the armed civilians i the streets was the underministe of commerce Lucien Chauvet A newspaper reporter aske Chauvet what was happening dont know yet he replied Magloire was overthrown by general strike in December 195 after serving as president si years The radio said rebels also ha seized the army barracks at S Marc about 100 miles north o PortauPrince St Marc is small port city with a highwa leading into the interior U S AMBASSADOR Geral Drew warned American residenl here to keep off the streets President Duvallier has hel office for the past nine months During that period he has sur vived three conspiracies agains his government Magloire was forced into exil after he tried to extend his six year term as president with th backing of army elements The Negro republic has see since then just ahead of Solhs When he reached Beirut Solh told the cabinet he was opposed to holding a presidential election until law and order was restored in Beirut The cabinet promptly voted to boycott Thursdays scheduled voting unless the Army mops up rebel pockets in the ital beforehand DETONATOR WIRESfrom the exploded car ran up the hillside above the road to a spot from Men two men were seen toYrun It appearedtheywere trying toT ill Solh but pushed thedetonator oo soon Had they waited a frac ion oE a second longer he would little political peace For a considerable period the army was the actual ruler Thunderstorms Skip Over Iowa Scattered thunderstorms skipped across Iowa during the night and early morning hours of Tuesday causing some property damage in at least one commu nity in northeast Iowa knocked down telc have been blown to bits The in cident occurred on a road nine miles out of Beirut I The Prime Minister passes ttiere daily enroute to his Beirut office rom his suburban home The road runs along a sheer drpp down to the Beirut River inthe valley below An Americanstylecarthought to be a taxicab had been parked there three days with under a wheel As the Solh pro proached a policeman stepped forward and asked the to pull to the side of the road and permit the Solh car to go ahead At that moment the ex plosion occurred knocking the motorcycle andthe green car far down the slope REASONS for the attack on Solh were not immediately clear since most rebel animosity in the nearly three months of rebellion has been against President Cha moun Parliament Speaker Adel Os seyran told newsmen earlier that there was general agree ment among all parties that the army commander Gen Fuad Shehab wo u 1 d be elected to succeed proWestern President Camille Chamoun If the rebels and the eminent supporters do unite be hind Shehab he may be able to end the 81dayold rebellion of antiChamoun forces who op posed his Western leanings and reported ambitions for a second term ON THE SHADY SIDE OF THE STREET Men of Company C 24th Army Infantry Division camp in the shade of a grove of trees to escape the blazing sun near Beirut Lebanon They AP Photofas were flown to that country from their German base after the government on US military forces to help quell in ternal disorder and caused other Cascade about 25 The storm phone lines damage at miles southwest of Dubuque A louse trailer also was reported overturned at Cascade Rainfall reported included Dubuque 29 of an inch Waterloo 22 Mason ity 21 and Spencer 16 Sioux City had the state high reading of 91 degrees Monday Mason City had 85 GENERAL DIES ISTANBUL Turkey OR Lt Gen Necati Tacan 63 command er of Turkeys ground forces died Monday of a heart attack Third Victim of Decorah Blast Dies of Injuries WATERLOO McFad jen 46 Cedar Falls Monday be came the third victim of a July 11 explosion McFadjen died in a Waterloo lospital of injuries suffered in a alast at the Barlow Service Tire Co in Decorah Clarence Read 39 Cedar Falls died in a Waterloo hospital short ly following the blast Two days later Herbert Barlow 45 owner of the company died in a Roches ter Minn hospital Barlows brother Isadore 43 was critically injured The explosion apparently was caused by an accumulation of gas in the furnace room of the build ing I i   

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