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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 12, 1958, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor VOL H Associated Prtsj and United Ptesi International Full Lcisv THE NIWSPAPIR T H A T M A K I S A L L NORTH IOWANS N E I G H I 0 R S Tea CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 12 1951 HOME EDITION This Paper Consists of Two Oat President to Address UN Assembly Senate Excise Tax Bill Debated WASHINGTON Senate Tuesday rejected 5139 a move to cut the 20 per cent cabaret tax to 10 per cent Sens George W Malone R and Alan Bible DNev of fered the proposalas an amend ment to an excise tax bill that had kept the Senate working un til close to midnight Monday and put the upper house behind its schedule for adjournment this weekend Chairman Harry F Byrd D Va of the Senate Finance Com mittee saidthe amendment would cost the Treasury 20 million dol lars a year The 20 per cent levy brings about 40 million annually There are many federal ex cises just as burdensome or more burdensome than this one jByrd asserted Senators Monday managed to dispose of the controversial whis ky and oilgas depletion allow ance amendments In acting on the excise bill the Senate defeated 5129an attempt to strike out the Housepassed a provision benefiting whisky distillers THIS PROVISION would per mit a distiller to hold his product in bond up 16 20 years without paying the a gallon tax instead ofeight yearsas at pres ent The Senate vole came despite an attack on by Chairman Harry DVa of the Finance Committee He de nounced it as a windfall running to many millions of dollars and declared am certainly not willing give tax relief to any whisky distillers when we are denying tax relief to other tax payers Advocates of this section said it would not cost the Treasury any thing because distillers with big stocks of whisky approaching the eightyear mark could not afford to pay the tax on it anyway They saidsome distillers would have to pour their product down a sewer to avoid paying the tax if they could not dispose of it by any other method THE HOUSE provision retained in the bill applies the 20year rule to existing stocks as well as future production The unsuccessful effort to cut the per cent oil and gas de pletion allowance was a renewal of an old fight but proponents of the reduction got more votes than in other recent tests The allowance under tax law is for depletion of capital resources is the oil and gas under ground Senators seeking to cut the al lowance said it was an unjustified tax benefit for oil interests Oil state senators argued the benefit was necessary to keep explora tion for new sources at a high rate DURING A SESSION Monday lasting 13 hours the Senate also 1 Passed and sent to the White House a compromise bill to ex tend the reciprocal trade pro gram for four more years with authority for the President to cut tariffs up to 20 per in exchange for similar concessions from other nations 2 Passed and sent to the House a compromise bill to set up a new independent federal aviation agency designed to improve air safety procedures The House may complete congressional ac tion on this bill today The Senate Labor Committee approved a bitterly disputed bill to increase retirement benefits for 675000 retired rail workers by 10 per cent and to boost payroll taxes to pay for the added bene fits YESJTOU ARE SACRAMENTO Calif The bandit brandishing a gun shouted Im not fooling when he demanded money Monday But bartender Dale Davenport knew US Unit to 1800 Men Get Orders SKIPPER BACK ABOARD NAUTILUS r Cmdr Wil liam Anderson dangles at the end of a helicopter winch AP Photofax was takenoffthesub and flown to Washington where as he is lowered to the deck of the U S submarine he was decorated for the epic voyage under the North Nautilus off Portland EnglandLast week Anderson Polaficecap Now hes back with his men Fund Deficit Minimized by Governor DES MOINES The short age of funds in Party treasury is nothing new and nothing to worry about Gov Her schel Loveless said Tuesday We have the issues The Re publicans haveTthe big Lovelesssaid in commenting on statements by D o na1 d Duke Norberg Democratic state chair PORTLAND England UPI nuclearpowered submar ine Nautilus pride of the United States Navy glided into port in and bags of mail and telegrams ofcongratulation Special buses brought in Brit ons from the countryside to join thecheering alongthe dock man Norberg who succeeded Jake More Harlan as chairman last triumph Tuesday at the end of of p0rtlanid naval a trailblazing undersea across the top oMhe world disilayed flags As it hove into view every and bunting it was the biggest ship in this channel harbor welcome Britain had given told a news conference Monday the party treasury is empty that the party owes some in bills and that More had taken virtually all the party rec ords when he left the office LOVELESS SAID the socalled split in the Democratic Party is largely wishful thinking on the part of our political adver saries In the reorganization of our party in the state we are doing what we have done in government in the past 19 ing old concepts for new Loveless said he has no doubts about the Democratic Partys ability to raise adequate funds for a successful campaign and added screamed a welcome with si rens horns and whistles Thou American servicemen World War II snce sands of persons cheered on Whitney presented the blue and gold presidential citation vshore The arrival of the ship and its 116 men who conquered the undersea secrets of the North Pole overshadowed even the homecoming of Princess Mar garet after a royal tour of Canada LORD SKELK1RK first lord to the crew in a shipboard cere mony Your country is proud of you he said You are the latest of a great breed the American pioneers The Nautilus will be here until Monday Then it Will return to the United States WE NEITHER e x p e c t nor want the slush fund and Unity Club type of campaign funds up on which our adversaries depend The contributionsto our cam paign will be numerous and small This I consider a healthy situation The Governor said any funds collected by the party would pro vide for anadequate budget but he said it would obviously be only a fraction of that provided jy the Republican kingmakers He added of the Admiralty and a gatherCmdr William R Anderson ing of goldbraided British adskipper of the Nautilus who mirals joined US Ambassador flew home to Washington to re John Hay Whitney in a formal port its achievement and to receive the Legion of Merit re welcome Whitney brought with him the joined his ship in the channel presidential unit citation for today shortly before it arrived each of the Nautilus crewmen here The real split in this state is within the Republican Party where the kingmakers steam E K Shaw Given GOP Campaign Job DES MOINES UPI E K Shaw assistant publisher of the Newton Daily News Tuesday was appointed campaign news director for the Republican State Central Committee GOP State Chairman L L Jurgemeyer said Shaw will work largely on a volunteer basis devoting as much time to the post as he can spare from his duties on the Newton newspaper SAME Promote Adm Rickover Solons Ask THE AMERICAN action was obviously intended to influence the debate on the Middle East be ginning Wednesday in an emer gency session of the U N General Assembly The SovietUnion President United Arab Republic WASHINGTON group of Democratic sgnators has de nanded that tneNavypromote Rear Adm of tomic They aid he will lie forced into re tirement iri le is N a v y Department officials ibwever said the demands for lickovers promotion apparently are based on a misunderstanding of the retention in service and a move to higher rank are two separate matters RICKOVERS RECORD how ever is due for review anytime after a year from now to deter mine whether he should be re tired That holds true for any lag officer who has been seven years in one grade The senators Monday night re called the fight that occurred in 1953 when Rickover was pro moted from captain after the in tercession of members of Con gress and then Secretary Navy Robert Anderson A board of admirals which controls pro motions twice passed over Rick over CONGRESS saved him before and it is my hope that if neces s a r y Congress can save him again Sen Clinton B Ander son told the Senate Sen Anderson said the Old Guard had tried to force Rick over out of the Navy in the past A small man who weighs only 125 pounds Rickover 58 didnt hesi tate to step on toes in pushing the atomic submarine program during its r early days In some instances he went over the heads BEIRUT Lebanon W The United States is withdrawing one battalion of 1700 Marines from Lebanon at once Sweating Leathernecks of the 2nd Battalion of the 2nd Division began moving their heavy equip ment to the beach shortly after the announcement Some 13000 other Marines and Army troops remain Saeb Salam rebel leader in Bei rut said he welcomed this sym bolic step but emphasized it fell short of rebel demands for a com plete withdrawal The 1700man 2nd Battalion was the first U S unit to land July 15 at the request of President Ca mille Chamoun who feared a pro Nasser uprising similar to the one that overthrew the govern ment of Iraq July 14 Adm James L Holloway com mander ofthe 15000 U S Ma rines and troops in Lebanon an nounced the withdrawal He indi cated this was the beginning of the pullout of U S forces To Give Mideast AP Photofax QUINT WEDS Marie Dionrie the frailest of the four surviv ing 24yearold quintuplets is honeymooning with her 38year old husband following a wedding so secret that no friends or rela tives were present The ithird of the quintuplets to wed Marie and Flprian Houle were mar ried Monday in the Sacrec Heart Chapel of Montreals famed Notre Dame Church The coupje had been engaged for about six months Received No Cash Hoffa of superiors rollered the rank and file in the primaries and bought their way to victory Marion Olsons in Vienna Austria Postcard Jells Marion Olson a former agri cultural extension agent in Ma son City and his wife who were in Baghdad at the time of the Iraqi revolution apparently were unharmed in the fighting Marion Olson Jr a son liv ing at Rockwell said he re ceived Monday a post card from his parents dated Aug 4 saying they left Baghdad the day before for Vienna Austria via Cairo Olson was in Iraq for the State Department trying to set up an agricultural extension program there SAFETY BILL PASSED WASHINGTON UPI The Senate passed and sent to the White House Monday legislation he was Davenport grabbed thelauthorizing states to serup joint cap pistol and the bandit fled jlraffic safety programs and other Asian and Africanna tions are demanding theimmedi ate withdrawal of the U S forces from Lebanon and he 3000 troops Britain has sentto Jordan to pro tect the government of King Hus sein Recalling a promise by Presi dent Eisenhower that the US forces would remain only so long as desired and needed the state ment ADM HOLLOWAY after dis cussions with President Ghamoun and the chief of the Lebanese armed forces Gen Fuad Chehab agreed with Lebanese authorities that there has been a material improvement in the internal and external security situation of Leb anon Lebanese demands for the American pullout mounted after the election of Gen Chehab July 31 as a nonpolitical compromise choice to succeed Chamoun The general is scheduled to take office Sept 24 It was assumed that a good portion of the Amer ican Forces would remain until then The American forces have taken no part in the fighting between the government forces and the rebels but their presence exerted a restraining influence on both sides and perhaps expedited the election of Chehab Although reb el leaders repeatedly demanded the American withdrawal they ordered their followers to avoid clashes with the Americans ON WAY HOME PARIS UP Robert Murphy flew home Tuesday from a Middle East troubleshooting mission for President Eisenhower that began shortly after the Marines landed in Lebanon four weeks ago The Weather Mason City Partly cloudy and a little cooler Tuesday night be coming generally fair Wednes day Highs in mid to upper 80s Lows in lower 60s Iowa Partly cloudy scattered showers southeast corner Tues day night low 6575 Wednesday generally fair continued warm Minnesota Fair and continued hot High Wednesday near 90 GlobeGazette weather data up WASHINGTON Lffl Teamster President James R Hoffa testi fiedTuesday he has received gifts but no cash money from a De troit labor relations consultant with whom he discussed labor contracts Hoffa told the Senate Rackets Investigating Committee he re ceived the gifts from George Kamenow As a witness before the com mittee last year Kamenow took the Fifth Amendment when asked whether he had been a gobetween for employers in influence deals with Teamsterrofficials He also balked at giving details ofhis fi nancial transactions with union ists including Hoffa Hoffa professed only a vague recollection of what giftsand fa vors he had accepted from Kame now HE SAID he does recall receiv ing agift of fishing tackle and is just about sure he once got a gift certificate but that he couldnt re call the amount Hoffa had a long goround with the committee over what Chair man John L McClellan DArk ailed the Teamsters presidents perpetuating crooks in office in he union In the course of this Hoffa said le subscribes to what he termed he philosophy of the late labor eader Samuel care of your friends and whip Russia Ready for Rebuttal WASHINGTON UP President Eisenhower willgo before the United Nations As sembly Wednesday for a major address outlining the United States program for the Middle East Announcing this the White House said Eisenhower plans to fly to New York Tuesday night Press Secretary James Hager ty said the President will address the Assembly Wednesday morn ing probably shortly after it con venes at 8 am EISENHOWER PLANS to fly back to Washington shortly after hisspeech In announcing the Presidents plans the White House gave out no information regarding the na ture of the proposals he will make for political andeconomic stabili zation of the Mideast The US will leadoffthe Mid east debate to be followed by Russia Pravda the Communist party newspaper took a pot shot at Secretary General Dag Ham marskjofds plan to ease Middle East tensions Ifs criticism was that Hammarskjold did not call for withdrawal of armed forces of the AP Photofax BACK HOME The Navy blimp ZPG2 arrives at its base at South Weymouth operated near the North Pole and proved Mass after a scientific mission to the the feasibility of using them for supply Arctic It was the first time a blimp had line work or research in frigid climates to 8 am Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 88 68 79 43 88 63 four enemies HOFFA DENIED that fear held lim back from throwing hood urns and officials with criminal records qut of the union Im not frightened by any body the bouncy Hoffa roared I do not frighten easily Robert F Kennedy counsel to he Senate Rackets Investigating Committee had asked whether Hoffa was frightened of these people Hoffa conceded the teamsters constitution gives him extraordi nary powers to eject hoodlums but ic added You have to be careful HE SAID USE of broad powers by his predecessor Dave Beck ed to Becks fall from power Beck was convicted of misuse of union funds I say you are not tough enough o get rid of these people Ken nedy said I dont propose to act tough Hoffa replied I will follow the constitution LARSON RESIGNS WASHINGTON UP Arthur Larson resigned Monday as Presi dent Eisenhowers chief speech writer to become director of a new Rule of Law Center at Duk University Durham NC The center will study waysthat inter national law rather than force can solve disputes between na Uons Besides American troops in Leb anon there are about 3000 Brit ish paratroopers in J6rdan H AMMARSKJ O L DS P la n sketched last Friday called for economic aid to Middle East countries and Arab pledges of nonaggression and noninter ference against each other It also called for an expanded role for UN observers Secretary of State Dulles to meet with British Foreign Secretary Lloyd to mesh egy Dulles also was looking over the situation at UNV headquar ters to decide whether President Eisenhower should bolster the American position by a personal appearance before the emer gency Assembly session n Both the Soviet Union and the West were pressing for maximum support inthe 81nation Assemr ly Spokesmen for the socalled neutralnations were holding back until they got a fillin from both ides on the concrete hey would propose THE SOVIET UNION and the United Arab putting rime emphasis ondemands for mmediate withdrawal of U S roops from Lebanon and British roops from Jordan Asian diplomats said the Asian African group of 28 est bloc in the U N would also press for the troop withdrawals o be followed by consideration of ongrange plans underU N di rection for improving economic and social conditions in the Middle East U S and British diplomatic sources stressed the need for a Hbgram that would deal with the road and fundamental problems of the Middle East But specific details still were lacking Another Nuclear Test Lights Up Hawaiian Skies HONOLULU UP The United States exploded a nuclear device at Johnston Island Tuesday The brilliant flash lit up Hawaiian skies Rooftop observers in Hawaii saw the flash from the Johnston area 700 miles southwest of Honolulu turn to a rose color and gradually fade On Aug 1 a highlevel explo sion of a nuclear warhead from Johnston startled thousands of Hawaii residents as a mushroom cloud rose in the Hawaiian sky Tuesdays blast did not appear quite so spectacular Advance warning of the shot brought thousands of Hawaii res idents to their rooftops Observers said the flare of the explosion was visible only for some two or seconds 1   

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