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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 31, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tor tho VOL Auoclated United IntertuHonil Full j CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Newspaper That Makes All North lowans N t i g h b o r MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 31 195 HOME EDITION 7e Cop ConiUU o Two It CANADA No Trace of Missing Danis Ship Which Struck Iceberg STATEHOUSE SIDELIGHTS Legislators Have Time for ing at Busy ions AP Photofax WHERE SHIP IS HUNTED Circled cross locates the area Danish ship Hans Hedtoft with 95 persons struck an iceberg off Greenland The accident scene was miles from where the Titanic struck a berg and sank on her maiden voyage in 1912 The Hed toft was returning to Denmark from Goclthaab on her inaugural run Price Support Cuts to Bring Protests by Demos Farmers WASHINGTON income may be cut hundreds of millions of dollars over the next few years by new changes figuring agricultural price supports Secretary of Agriculture Benson announced the changes in a surprise administrative action late Friday President Eisenhower had told Congress in a special farm message Thursday that price supports were too costly and wore encouraging production of farm surpluses The change was ex pected to have repercussions in the Democratic controlled Con gress and in some farmer groups Cotton producers were the first affected Their income from the 1959 crop faced a potential cut of almost KKOM OUK WIRE SKKV1CICS DES MOINES Four repre sentatives have introduced a bili to make it illegal for a legisla tor renting rooms to oilier mem bers of Ihc Iowa Legislature lo evict them unlil Ihe session is over Reps Don Kimball RFay Balch ItWater Lawrence Carstcnsen R Clinton and David M Stanley the bill spon sors had a personal interest in the bill They are renting a house from Rep Howard Rep pert DDes Repperl leaped up immediate ly when the bill was announcec and asked that it be referred tc the Water Rights Committee Rep Vern Lisle assured the legislators Ihnl lh bill was all a joke We just wanted lo see if yoi listen to each ofthe bills rcut up Lisle told Repperl GOV HERSCHEL C Lov serious ail the waj through riis budget message Thursday After reading eight of the 12 pages of the speech Loveless OTHER PRODUCTS which art likely to feel the impact this year include lobacco peanuls rice and dairy products The development may well in fluence this years returns from such other crops as cottonseed flaxseed and dry beans The action involved a revision in the departments formula for determining parity prices of farm products which are price standards declared by law to be fair to farmers in relations to prices charged them UNDER FARM law price supports for most products are based on the parity prices This new formula had the effect offi cials said of reducing parity prices about 3VS per cent and the actual price supports for most supported products from about to per cent Within minutes after the change in the melhod of deler mining parily was disclosed the department announced price supports for this years cotton crop These supports will aver age officials estimated around a bale less than would have been the case had the par ity revision not been made On a 13rnillion bale crop his would be close to million Wheat will not be affected this year because the support for it already has been announced Million Income by Railway Disc Jockeys Near End to Polio March CHICAGO r The Chicago and North Western Railway re ported Friday it had a net in come of in 1958 com pared with a 1957 net loss of Ben W Heineman chair man of the company said the earnings will be used for payment of interest on bonds as determined later by the board of directors LEWIS HOSPITALIZED WASHINGTON John L Lewis president of the United Mine Workers of America was hospitalized Saturday for observa tion of what his doctor said could been a mild heart attack Their pockels stuffed with money two Mason City disc jockeys Saturday afternoon were completing the 20mile walkathon begun for the March of Dimes Friday by polio victim Richard Edwards Edwards 29 of Garner suf fered a slight hip injury shortly after beginning the GarnerMason City trek when he was hit by a car BRUCE HOLLAND of KSMN and Johnny Speech of KRIB at Saturday took up Ihe march al Ihe point where Ed wards left off By 11 they had passed Ventura and by early afternoon they were in Ihe home stretch to Mason City The two took over Edwards project in country jveather of two degrees below zero and tempera tures rose only a little above the zero mark by afternoon The disc jockeys were in flight boots parkas and two pairs of trousers each The walking disc pockeys re ported that many passing motor ists handed out cash to them mostly bills The radio stations took pledges for the March of Dimes by phone Contribulions passed an hour allhough not reaching the hopedfor a mile EDWARDS began the his own idea in a heavy snowfall and zero weather despite the fact that he wears leg braces as a result of polio He was hurt after a mile of Ihc march when he was bumped by a car driven by Wil iam W Ellingrod of Garner Ellingrod was pulling off the road afler blowing snow obscured his vision Edwards was not hospitalized but will be on crutches about six weeks and unable to do driving required by his work as repre sentative of the United Benevolent Assn BOND ISSUE DEFEATED NEWELL UPI A proposed school bond issue was lurned down Jiere by volers Fri day night Another tV Program Hit by Collusion NEW YORK ff For Love or a weekday televi sion show has been dropped by the Columbia Broadcasting Sys tem because it was not free from Hubbell Robinson execu tive vice president in charge of network programs said Satur was cancelling be cause INFORMATION brought to the attention of the networks management by personnel as signed to the show revealed that the decimal machine used on the show to determine the size of cash prizes had from time to time and unknown to the management not been free from Robinson added At the di rection of the independent pro ducing company studio person nel in the employ of the network had operated the machine and the networks electrical shop had built the The program was produced by Walt Framer Productions an independent company FRAMER SAID in a statement he was literally amzed and deeply shocked by Robinsons statement For Love or Money was not in the bigmoney class of the quiz shows taken off the air last year after charges of manipula tion and collusion However contestants could win hundreds of dollars depending on where the decimal point landed on a figure such as The deci mal determined whether the sum won was or Mason City Mostly fair Saturdaj night and Sunday cold High Sunday around above Low Saturday night 51 below Iowa Mostly cloudy Saturda night with brief light snow wes and south Partly cloudy Sun day continued cold Lows Sat from JO below above south High Sunday from 10 north to 2 Further outlook Mon day mostJy cloudy moderatin temperatures Minnesota cold High Sunday 0 nozth 10 above south GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 Saturday Maximum 13 Minimum 7 At 8 7 YEAR AGO Maximum 24 Minimum 3 SAXOPHONIST DIES CHICAGO MVBrother Matthew 47 the former Boyce veil known jazz saxophonist Jn he late Friday in the ervite seminary in suburban lillside Death apparently was aused by a heart attack SAME voice cracked and Hie Governor slopped lo lake a drink of wa ter Before starling iigiin Love less cracked This is a dry WITH ALMOST 4i0 bills al ready introduced Ihc Iowa Leg islature is slated lo act upon some of ones in the week ahead Highlighting the schedule is House aclion Tuesday on Ihe righltowork law and Sen ate aclion Ihc following day on a 70 daytime speed limit for Ihc stales primary roads Both bills are expected lo spark rousing debate and frayed tempers Many other bills some with stalewide importance and oth ers with only Iho smallest amount of local interest are awaiting attention All or at least most get consideration someplace either in a commit tee or on thefloor n the last session some bills were introduced and con siderably less lhan half of them were passed To dale this Legislature has introduced 392 bills The House claims 218 of them the Senate 174 i A BILL has an interesting tour onceitis drafted and tossed in to he hopper for action After an initial reading before one house it a com mittee where it is passed on to a subcommittee The subcommillee examines it and makes a report to the whole committee with a recom mendation whether it should be sent to the floor If the committee approves it goes to the floor with the recom mendation of Ihc committee This seal of approval makes it easier to get passage Afler passage in one house it goes lo the second house and the committee process is re peated The bill which receives approval in bolh houses then goes to the governor for sign ing into Jaw or veto SEN GEORGE OMallty D Des Senate minority loor leader said legislation is icing prepared to meet some of Gov Ilerschel Lovelesss nidget rccomm c n d a t i o n s OMallcy said he expects a number of bipartisan bills to Aki V Al Phototnx LEAVE COPENHAGEN Friends crowd pier in Co penhagen last 7 as they see passengers on the illiated Danish vessel Hans JJedtoft The al though small as modern ocean liners go was olr the lat est design and completely outfitted with radar to guard against ramming icebergs be introduced next week to licet several pf the budget re quests We dont want partisan Icgis ation on he said I dont care who gets the credit as ong as its good Virginia Girded for Integration FROM OUK W1KK SKKVICEK NORFOLK Va The Souths touchiest integration lest since Little Roctc comes Monday in this lusty scacoust town when 17 Negroes enter allwhile schools closed by Virginia since last Sep tember City officials Saturday laid plans which they hope will avert violence or mob demonstrations against the Negro girls and 7 Negro boys The most likely rouble spot can be picked right now Six schools three high schools and three junior high will admit tlie Negroes under federal order But seven of the Negroes will go into Norview High and five inlo Norview Jr High just across ScwclFs Point Road in a laboringclass section where Ne gro and white residences inter mingle If trouble comes that is where it probably will INJURED BUT HAPPY Actress Aud rey Hepburn 29 is consoled by actor husband Mel Ferrer at Durango Mexi co where she is hospitalized after being thrown from a horse The slim beauty AP Pholofax received several broken vertebrae and a Picket Line Formed at Oliver Plant CHARLES CITY Striking workers arc being asked to serve as pickets al the Oliver plan here by Local 1315 UAW if thcj arc needed If the strike con linucs beyond Ihc weekend unidn spokesmen said four or five pickets would be stationed a each gate Every gate was cov crcd Friday Oliver spokesmen said Frida the strike affects workers The union claims the figure is be twccn and members of the bargaining unit and none of Ihese went to work Friday ac cording to John Ingram publicity chairman of Ihc local Glenn Marrs president of Ihc local said workers will receive from lo per week cash benefits from the strike fund de pending upon the number of de pendents A general emergency fund grants payments lo workers who cannol subsist on the weekly allowance of medical or other expenses A mass mccling of Ihe mem bcrship is scheduled for 1 Sunday in Ihc National Guard Armory al which lime members will decide on more definite ac tion Ingram said Negotiations continued between the union and the company officials Friday fol lowing the ceasework order by the union POOR BEGGAR LOS ANGELES Crawford 50 arrested Saturday on charges of begging didnt have Similar toTitanic Disaster 95 May Be on Board THE GENERAL guest YVJI lhal a crowd mainly of furious will assemble al I he schools particularly the two Norview buildings but thai there was a good chance the first day of in tegration in Virginia mightgo off quietly Police chief Harold Anderson will have his entire force on emergency alert Monday but no uniformed police will be sta tioned at the schools Plain clothesmen will be on hand however and patrol cars will be stationed nearby The impending integration fol lowed months of legal maneu vering between Gov J Lindsay Almond and federal authorities Now Almond has capitulated saying the slate has exhausted every legal means of preventing or delaying integration CHARLES JENNINGS prtsi dcnt of the Norfolk branch of the prosegregation Defenders of State Sovereignly and Indi vidual Liberties said his organ ization planned nophysical pro test at the schools Hundreds of white pupils of whom were cut off from public education by ihe shut downs by Gov Almond have gone inlo private schoolsand it vas expected man would be epl there by their parents About 150 miles north segre gation barriers also arc schcd iled to be lifted in Arlington loo much trouble pulling rp SlOOi the teeming suburban area bail Arresting officers said he special cast is being prepared Ferrer had in his pockets cash a flew from Hollywood Lo be with her at bank book showing on deposit the film location site and five uncashed paychecks across the Potomac from Wash inglon Four Negroes arc lo en roll in Ihc allwhile Stratford Junior High School HALIFAX res cue ships have reached Ihc spoil where Ihc Danish ship Hans Hcd lofl struck an iceberg off Green land and have found no trace of her search and rescue headquar ters said Siilurday The Coast Guard Cutter Campbell and two other ships reached Iho area where Ihe small German trawler Johannes Kruess had been searching fruitlessly Ihrougli the day in stormy seas The I Inns llcdtofl carried 55 pas sengers and a crew of 40 Search headquarters said the three ships had to plow through heavy ice and rough seas lo reach the spot about miles south of Capo Farewell at the southern tip of Greenland It did not name Ihe other ships THERE WERE growing ftart hat Hie Hans Hcdloft had sunk She had last reportedFriday that her holds were filling and she was slowly sinking A Navy radar palrol pliine circled above Hie 20foot waves in the North Atlantic and found no trace of the ship or life boats Ice packs were closing the hbrlh adding to the hazards for other ships steaming north adding lo the hazards for other ships slcaming north from the North Atlantic shipping Janes to join the search In Ihc van were Coast uard cutler Campbell and the German vessel Poseidon Several other vessels were en but with little hope of scene before dark icss closed in again DENMARKS jurlment said there were 55 pas sengers and a crew of 40 The J S Coast Guard reported 130 iboard The ship wasregistered o carry a maximum of 60 pas sengers and 40 crewmen The Greenland Department snid the Hans Hedtoft carried hrcc light alloy metai lifeboats hal could accommodate 100 per ons Each was equipped with inndopcrated radio transmitters here were in addition four rub ber life rafts able lo carry 24 per sons each The rafts were equipped wiln Sarah Beacon radios sending out a continuous beacon signal None of the ships in Ihe area reported hearing such signals There was only silence after I h c Danish governmentowned ship sent out its last signal late Friday The 650ton K r u e s s reached the area only about an hour after the Hans Hedtoft sent its last SOS Weather conditions were re ported to be improving But in the bcsl of weather at this time of year a person can survive in those frigid walers for just over GO the Coast Guard said THE HEDTOFT from Godlhaab capital of the ice capped Danish island of Greenland to Copenhagen on the return leg of its The Greenland Department in Copenhagen said she carried 55 passengers and 40crew members ul a radio message from the ship said 90 passengers and 40 crewmen were aboard The department said all pas sengers were Danes or Green andcrs The lledloft was built last year or the Danish government and put inlo service about a month ago bearing the name of a late premier of Denmark Many of the details maiden latest safety designs hit n the oss of the Titanic in 1912 with 517 lives The British hip sank about miles south f the area where the Hedtoft ollision occurred 1   

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