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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 6, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE i The Newspaper That Makes All North lowani Neighbors VOL 97 Aisoelaled Presi ind Unlled International Full Wlrei HOME EDITION CHrf DoKor Days Thwrstioy frkfcry Saturday MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 4 W To Copy This Papr Conilnlj oC Two lit Would Consider Trip to Russia Ike Vendors Proposal Deferred Confusion in House DES Af 0 I N E S After a lengthy debate over the desira bility of preventing young peo ple from purchasing cigarettes the Iowa House Friday returned a measure to allow sale of cigar ettes through vending machines ito the Committee on Safety and Law Enforcement The measure which passed the Senate Thursday was called up by Rep Clark McNeal R McNeal termed it a businessmans It would appear lhat we hav sanctioned the sale of cigarette in Iowa This measure simplj provides another way in which retailer may sell he said THE BILL would limit own ership of a cigarette vendin machine to the holder of a re tail cigarette license and woulc require that it be supervised by adult personnel at all Rep Richard Stephens R Ainsworth raised the question of whether the public health is adequately safeguarded under the bill He said he feels it is important to keep young people from buying cigarettes Iowa is the only state which does not authorize such vend ing machines Rep Lawrence Carstensen R Clinton said he started smok ing some time ago and Ive been smoking up a storm ever since Its dirty lousy rotten filthy I wish I didnt do it Maybe if my parents had instructed me about the evils of tobacco I wouldnt do it but unfortunately they werent alive to instruct me AP Photofax RUSH JOB Students at Dartmouth College Han over N push construction work on their huge ice statue the centerpiece for the 49th annual Winter Carnival Due to warm weather and a shortage of freshman workers theyre behind schedule When completed the statue will resemble they hope a 1910 student on snowshoes WANT LIMITS RAISED HOWEVER as long as I do it I dont see that it makes any difference whether I buy my cigarettes out of a machine or from some sweet lillle old lady behind a counler Im in favor of the Rep Scott Swisher DIow City said that as long as ther was disagreement about In health and safety factors re garding young people he felt th committee should be given tim to investigate the problem Hi motion to send the bill back tc committee carried by a narrow 5147 margin In other business the Senate PASSED A bill to allow the Highway Commission to substi tute yield right of way signs for stop signs at some inter sections adopted a resolution to provide up to for in vestigation of the gas tax divi sion received a bill from com mittee calling for reapportioning the House on the basis of pop illation and the Senate on area This bill was recommended by the special governors commit The House passed measures to Permit county treasurers to retain instead of 50 cents of each motor vehicle registration fee repeal the section of an old law which prohibits tipping of waitresses bell boys and simi lar employes raise the pay of election board officials from 75 cents to an hour Propose Changes in Old Age Help DES M01NES UPI A group of bills which would ease the rules and regulations for persons receiving stale old age assistance payments are expected to come to the attention of Housing Bill Gets i Approval Ikes Request Exceeded WASHINGTON Sen ale Friday took up an airport grant bill far exceeding Presi dent Eisenhowers request aft er passing a omni bus housing measure containing billion dollars more than he asked Senalors stayed laic Thurs day nighf to put through the big housing measure first major piece of legislation they have handled his session It goes o the House which is not expect ed to act before the week of Feb 15 The passage vote was 6028 slightly more than the two thirds margin which would be needed to override a veto DEMOCRATS trimmed the housing bill somewhat on the floor in an effort to minimize its impact on the fiscal 19GO budget and thus avert a veto by President Eisenhower The airport and bill calls for million in federal grants comparcc l with Eisenhowers request for 200 million How ever for the next fiscal year it would exceed the budget by only about 35 million Sen A S Mike Monroney D sponsor of the airport bill said he has no advance plans to make floor compro mises such as the Democrats agreed to on housing Some that the action on housing couplet with Democratic plans for the TOO MERRY IN HIS MERRY OLDS A1 Garth Shannon Santa Monica ally as Shannon tooted the bulbtype businessman leaves court in his horn and appeared be Oldsmobilc after pleading not guilty to Shannon No one would have a charge of drunk driving Officers said thought twice about it if 1 had been the antique car was proceeding erratic driving my present day the Iowa Senate The bills have all been Social Security Committee airport bill showed thai wild spenders were in control of Congress and that any hope of a balanced budget was wrecked BUT DEMOCRATIC leaders contended they had met the President half way on the hous ing measure and that they did not see how he could veto the bill The bill is designed to give a shot in the arm to the nations housing industry by Ynecling emergency financing needs of introduced to the Senate by the some kcy programs u aiso con Many of the proposed laws would help ease he burden on counties since they must make payments when the slate re fuses Included among them are laws which would revise upwarc the present limitations on how much a person may earn a year and still be eligible for ments ease requirements for application for the assistance and strike punitive provisions from the laws One bill would allow for a per son on aid age payments to earn any amount of money in the course of a year and still be eli ible for the assistance The present law restricts yearly earnings to less than S300 Another proposed law would economic plight of he aged by permitting them to have S500 cash instead of S300 vhen they apply for Hie assist mce It would also allow for the Id people to have personal iroperty up to a valuation of 750 instead of S450 The sponsors of this bill ic present law has forced many ged persons to get rid of small usinesses and farms which ave them satisfaction and a ensc of accomplishment in arning some of their own mon Sports Bulletin PALM BEACH Les Johnstone Mason City advanced to the finals of the Palm Beach womens ama teur golf tournament Friday by downing Mrs Maurice Glick Baltimore 6 and 5 Mrs Johnstone will meet Barbara Mclntire Lake Park in the final Sat urday BOND ISSUE OKD HOLSTEIN iffi A ond issue to build a new junior lains farreaching extensions of the slum clearance nd public housing programs under which many cities are rebuilding their dilapidated areas The Senate measure includes i single shot bill the House ap proved Wednesday to boost the interest rate on GI housing loans from 4 to per cent The House approved this at Eisenhowers request but tacked on million the administra tion did not want for housing oans to veterans in rural areas As an economy compromise he Senate sliced this in half It also chopped a proposed S400 niliion fund for college housing oans by S100 million The ad ministration wanted still an other million lopped off UNEMPLOYMENT UP NUERNBERG Germany UPI The number of uncm Railroad Situation Confused CHICAGO UPJ The Mi waukee Road said Fziday it sti plans to present an applicario Lo discontinue passenger servic on its line from iowa to Canton S D However a spokesman saic the matter is under study and that no application has yet bcei made to any state or fcdcra authority THE SPOKESMAN said the line had been losing a year on the operation The GlobeGazette Thursday received a copy of a letter from Kenneth H Tuggle chairman of the Interstate Commerce Commission to Charles B Hoeven Iowa Representative in Congress It slated bureau of finance which handles proceedings in volving train discontinuances has been advised by the rail road lhat it docs not propose to file petilions or notices with this commission or with the appro priate stale commission for per mission to discontinue the train and thai it does not propose their Two trains daily are operated over the route TRAIN NO 11 leaves west ound out of Marquette on the Mississippi River above Du nique at 2 and arrives in Janton at Eastbound train No 22 eaves Canton at 5 and ar rives at Marquctlc at Mason City Increasing cloudi ness Friday night and Satur day Wanner Friday night Jows 1520 Light snow Satur day a little warmer highs 2530 Iowa Increasing cloudiness Fri day nighl and Saturday Wanner Friday night and east Saturday Low Friday nighf 25 southwest lo 5 northeast Light snow likely Saturday highs 2535 Bonds for Buildings Requested DICS MOJNES lAi The J3oar of Repents says it will go along any plan of financing a long erm program nf new cducalional buildings but still issuance of h o n cl s Iowa will average Temperatures to 10 degrees h c 1 o w normal Saturday through next Wednesday Nor mal highs are 29 north o U7 south Normal lows arc 11 north to 18 south A little warmer Saturday but turning colder again Sunday and Morr day Precipitation will be light to moderate averaging 10 to 25 of an inch occurring as in termittent snow beginning Sat urday and continuing Sunday and Monday Minnesota General light snfiw warmer High Saturday 20 GlobeGazelle weather data up HVIi Ul i 1 III IlUIUIJtl 111 UJllilU Olt Jl senior high school here was jn West Germany jumped conUnuing on to Chics ill said Provefl by an 82 Per cent in January to Both trains are cal ily vote in an election here Thursday The vote was 685142 the Federal Labor Office nounced Friday The House received severa ey bills one calling for the in creasing individual liquor per mil fees from to and spec ial permit fees allowing pur chase of alcohol and liquors for medical uses from to Warming Trend Seen for Iowa A mass of cold air settled over Decorah and dropped the tem peratures to 28 below zero there early Friday It was the coldest night of the winter for that northeast Iowa town but far from its alltime low reading of 43 below which occurred Jan 30 1951 A warming trend was expect ed in the state by Saturday the Weather Bureau said There was a chance of a general snowfalli during the weekend Real property valuation limi tations now at for one person and for two woulc be eliminated altogether Spon sors said the State Departmeni of Social Welfare has a lien on all of the real property of the old age recipients and would be protected through this provision SAME Black fUr death in paM 21 hours Khrushchev Calls Sen HumphreyStory Teller7 Chicago called The anSioux Chambers of Commerce along the route of the trains includ ing Mason City have begun a mass protest against any plan to discontinue the trains i Death Claims Another of Our Gang7 Cast o 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a in Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum jacked by a properly ax This came up Thursday when the hoard pressed its request fo a full million for immediate building needs at a hearing be fore Die House and Senate Ap propriations Committees DAVID DANCER board execu tive secretary pointed out that the board estimates its overall requirements for the future will total at least million dollars jut is asking the million to get started now Gov Herschcl Loveless has recommended lhat the 1959 Lcg slaturc appropriate million for the present Dancer said the regents would iki to have authority to issue encral obligations bonds to be by a properly tax levy 22 12 8 trace nf snow 20 10 for future needs which will pile up because of expanding enroll ments j IF THE BOARD cant hav I that it will go along wilh some j other plan to meet long range requirements he said MOSCOW HP Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchev says he considers his recent Mos cow guest U S 5en Hubert Humphrey a ped dler of fairy tales He called Humphrey a fabricator Khrushchev speaking to the 21st Soviet Communist party congress said You will re member that this senator cently visited the Soviet Union and I had an eighthour talk with him In the expectation of noisy sensation Humphrey in his speeches and articles told fairy bags full of as the story that he had brought a specialities sage from the Soviet govern ment to President Eisenhower course no such message existed at that I had confided two important secrets Indeed I could find a bet ter partner to share secrets i with than Mr Humphrey Sen Humphreys wild im agination ran riot when he be gan to make up his inventions about the relations between the Soviet Union and the Chi nese Peoples Republic In this he even exceeded the well known compiler of fabrica tions Baron Munchausen The very idea that I could have been in any way confi dential with a man who him self boasts of his 20year strug MEADVILLE Pa Death has claimed a second former member of the Our Gang movie comedy cast within the past three weeks Don Law 38 ivvho played Fats in some 20 jof the oldtime child comedy films died here Thursday after a brief illness Carl Alfalfa Swit zcr 32 was shot to death Jan 21 in Van Nuys in a fight over 550 Accident Injuries Fatal to Iowa Man SIOUX CITY Riemcnsclmeidcr 48 rural Pier son died Thursday in a hospi lal here of injuries he received against Communism can Jin a accident near only to raise a Sioux Center Jan 26 AP Pliotofax WRECKAGE RECOVERED A floating derrick lifts the tail section of the crashed American Airliners plane from the East River in New York The big plane smacked into the river a LaGuardia Airport killing 65 of the73 aboard Positive j Results Wanted But No Plans to Go Now TIIOiMASVILLE White House snitl Friday Presi dent Kiscnhower would consider visiting Russia if future develop ments indicate it would serve Hit1 cause of pence Press secretary James C ilagerly made the statement from the vacation headquarters here in commenting on Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchevs invitation to Eisenhower Thurs day to come to the Soviet Union Khrushchev In addressing the 21sl congress of the Communist Parly in Moscow publicly in vited Eisenhower to come bring anyone he likes and go anywhere he wants THE SOVIET premier same lime was bitterly critical f discrimination which pre venls his coming to the United Slates lie also attacked the Western stand on Berlin Hagcrty stressed that has no present plans to go there The press secretary earlier tiad declined com indent on the Khrushchev invitation extended informally in a speech by the Kremlin leader at the Moscow 2lst congress of the Communist pa rty In London meanwhile J3rit ons of all political complex ion cheered Prime Minister MacmiHans decision to fly to Moscow Feb A for what he called a reconnaissance mfs sion THE SUAVE niillan was depicted in the British press as a diplomatic irincc charming out to win the icails of the Soviet people Some newspapers predicted the trip would lead to an early East West summit conference Secretary of Slate Dulles and the French private ly endorsed the Macmillan veiflurc as possibly useful but they did not share the British publics expectation that it might start a thaw in the cold war One thing was clear the West will await MacmiHans return from talks with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev before forg ing any new proposals on the reunification of Germany to counter Soviet demands that the Allies get out of West Berlin DULLES STILL insisted that he is carrying no new proposals in his European our of London Paris and Bonn lie implied he I is doing more listening than lalking He also left the way open for a possbile shift in Allied strate gy Arriving in Paris he spoke of planning an exchange of views and added that the talks were being held while we are in the formative stages of our The secretary said no policy decisions could be expect ed yet but that he wanted to make sure our ideas are de vcloping along parallel Stranger Found in Casket Navy Admits Error GAFFNEY S C Ml Two days ago a shocked mother and father found the body of a stranger in a casket sent them jy the U S Navy in the belief t was their son Friday the error rectified Mr and Mrs J Brunson Phil ips are burying their son Jer ry Robert Driskili 23 one of three sailors killed Monday in a highway accident at Pensa cola Fla He will be accorded military honors Driskills body was intercepted Thursday in a railroad baggage room in Chicago It was appar ently en routeto the parents of Lawrence H Geis 22 Milwau killed in the same accident Navy Secretary Thomas Gates ordered a Navy plane to fly the bodies tothe right destinations   

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