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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 7, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowai Daily Newspaper for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL Associated and United Piesi International Full The Newspaper That Makes All North lowani Neighbors MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY FEBRUARY 7 copy o Two No 1W 78 Bills Filed in Legislature to Date Would Lower State Revenue D E S MOINES fewer than 18 bills already in troduced in the Iowa Legisla ture would either chip away at the slates tax base or lower state revenue The proposals range all the way from elimination of the individual income tax alto gether to exempting fuel used in corn shellers from motor fuel taxes Gov Herschcl C Loveless pointed out that efforts to un A ermine the tax b a s e through exemptions provided one of the toughest lax prob lems for the Legislature ONLY ONE of the bills ask ing for an exemption ou lower the revenue made an ef to make up for the loss by advocating lower stale spend ing Rep Ken Stringer RDaV enport h e most drastic lax bill He would eliminate the entire state in come tax system on individual lowans Loveless a s counting on the lax lo furnish million a year to pay for his proposed record budget But Stringer made an ef fort to pay for Ihc elimination of the lax proposing abolv ishmenf of Ihe slates Home stead Tax Credit which cost the stale million last year Stringer said he abolishment of the tax credit and elimina tion of expensive adminis tration of both the income taxand the lax credit might balance the revenue loss s Other bills o grant exemp tions or lower slate revenue make no such provisions for making up Ihe lost revenue ONE BILL granting an additional 20 per cent depre ciation deduction lo Iowa farmers and small business men has become law al though Loveless refused to sign it He said Ihe loss of revenue was bnrd to determine but could be disastrous if everyone took advantage of it The motor fuel taxes and vehicle registrations arc a favorite tax for those looking for exemptions Six bills ask ing for exemptions in this field have been introduced They would exempt fuel used in corn shellers fuel used by urban bus companies and fuel used for farm trucks from motor taxes and would give an evaporation allow for fuel retailers Other bills would lower ve hicle registration Tees on ur ban buses and private school buses and give county treasur ers authority to keep a bigger share of vehicle registrations collected The sales and use lax is an other prime target for exemp tions BILLS TO txtmpt farm chemicals and private college pvirchascs from the sales tax and lo give retailers a 2 per cent deduction us compensa tion for collecting the taxes have been introduced An other bill would cul the slates from the sains lax by giving 10 per ccnl of the funds directly lo local schools Resides Stringers drastic bill regarding the stale in come lax other bills lo give an additional deduction allow ance1 to persons over 5 and lo allow national guardsmen lo avoid payment of taxes on the first of federal pay be fore figuring Ihcir stale in come tax have been proposed Other bills would eliminalt the personal properly lax on household goods eliminate the monies and credits lax and exempt personal property held in warehouses from laxcs All llusc efforls lo reduce state revenue or grant exemp tions necessitate higher rates on remaining taxable income to make up Ihe revenue defi ciencies arising from exemp Loveless lold Ihe Leg islalun in his budget mes sage Airports Aid Plan Passes ROBERT NYE Yank Denies He Sought to Slay Castro FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES U S Navy pilot Alan Robert Nye turned the U S Embassy Saturday for help in disproving charges he was a hired gun brought in to kill Fidel Castro for Nye of Whiting and Coral Gables denied Cu ban newspaper reports that he had confessed to trying to kill Castro for former dictator Ful gencio Batista He issued the denial in an interview in his cell at the armys Camp Liberty headquarters THE U S Nye asked American exceeng seno sul Hugh Kessler to arrange an quesls by more tnan a billion interview with Cuban Foreign Minister Roberto Agramonte so he could prove his innocence An embassy statement said for the airport bill Five Demo the embassy has been in concrals and 17 Republicans voted tact with officials of the foreign against passage The 6322 tally minister with regard lo Mr Was more than he twothirds Nyes case The embassy has majority necessary to override New Blow to Presidents Thrift Hopes WASHINGTON Sen ate has passed a million airport construction bill despite protests from some Republican that it would punch a hole in President Eisenhowers budget and invite a veto The President who vetoed a similar bill last year after Con gress adjourned had recom mended only 200 million over the next four years for airport construction The measure passed Friday night by a 6322 vote now goes to the House No House hearings have been held on companion legislation THE BILL would extend the federal aid airport program for four years beyond June 30 and increase the annual federal al lotments from 63 million dollars to 100 million In addition it includes a special discretionary fund of million A Monroney chief spon sor of the bill said was de signed to speed the moderniza tion of big city airports to han dle jet airplanes Under the program the fed eral grants have to be matched dollar for dollar by the states AH Republican efforts to cut the bill were defeated but the Democrats made one concession in an effort to make the legisla tion more the ad ministration THE BILL originally called for expenditures of million over five years Bui Majority Leader Johnson D Tex won unanimous agreement to lop off one year and 100 mil lion It was the second Senate bill topping the Presidents budget recommendations Only I h c c before the Senate passed diplomatic sources EMBASSY said frr nmnthue hriiisinp j TT Q conrn omnibus housing im exceedjng Eisenhowers re On final passage 51 Demo crats and 12 Republicans voted not been notified of thespecific a veto charges on which Mr Nye is be ing held and will continue its investigation of the Nye previously had refused embassy help in protecting his interests N CHICAGO mother Mrs Daniel Lynch 50 of Whit ing announced she had written a letter to Castro saying her son was too honest kind and thoughtful to agree to as sassinate the Cuban revolution ary leader She said Nyes ancestors fought and died in the Spanish American War for Cubas free dom and that her son was a man of character without Oswego Nears Record Snowfall for Season OSWEGO N Y 10inch snowfall overnight put this be leaguered city about half an inch from an alltime snowfall record The storm whipped off Lake Ontario on winds raised the snow on the ground to 23V4 inches The fall for Uie season reached inches just short of the record inches Brose Defeated in Bid for Iowa Education Post DES MOINES han MarshalJtown elementary school principal Saturday was elected vice president of the Iowa Stale Education Assn He won out over Robert Brosc principal of Roosevelt Elementary School in Mason City The election was announced at the ISEA Delegate Assembly in session here Earl Miller Britt superintend ent of schools was elected mem berallarge lo the Executive Board He defeated Burton Hal ve r son Carroll County superin tendent of schools Nyhan will move up to ISEA president in July 1960 Ray Bryan of Iowa Stale College now vice president will assume the presidency this July DIES AT 101 WAUKON Mrs John R Ryn pioneer resident of Wau Ur of 192526 FIRE AND ICE Two Erie firemen on aerial ladders pour water onto the burning Cascade Foundry Co plant The water froze quickly in the belowfreez AP Pholofax ingweather and created ice patterns on power lines and utility poles Damage was estimated at nearly a million dollars Hint of Force in Berlin BONN Germany Wi Secre tary of State John Foster Dulles called Saturday for the Western Allies to face down the Soviet attempt to force the Allies out of West Berlin if need be bj common He said the Allies must find a way to meet the Soviet chal lenge lo our rights in While he did not make clear what he meant by the word ac it appeared he had force ri mind AS DULLES arrived in Bonn for talks with West Ger man Chancellor Konrad Aden n Paris said the U S secre ary and the foreign ministers of Britain France and West Germany will meet in the French capital March 15 Their main purpose will be lo hear a from British Prime Min ster Harold Macmillan on his trip to Moscow These sources said an invi ation to Ihe Soviet Union to at tend an EastWest foreign min sters meeting could come out of the Paris meeting of the Western officials DULLES TALKED over the March 15 meeting Friday when he met with French President harles de Gaulle The March meeting in Paris Nyndicates the Western powers vil try for a meeting with the Soviets some time in April This would closely follow the 10th anniversary meeting of the Voting Tuesday on Paper Ballot It Cant Be This OR YOUR BALLOT DOESNT COUNT It Has To Be This many as 30 per cent of the ballots in other elections have had to be thrown out because they werejiot correctly marked State law requires an X within the square It isnt enough to vote Be sure your vote is counted Mason City Occasional snow strong shifting w i n d s and much colder Saturday night lows zero lo 5 above Light snow flurries and much cold er Sunday highs 1015 Iowa Occasional light snow strong shifting winds and turning much colder Saturday night with temperatures fall ing by Sunday morning to 5 below northwest near 20 southeast Much colder Sun day scattered light snow highs 10 northwest to 20 south east Further partly cloudy and cold Minnesota Fair much colder High Sunday 10 GlobeGazette weather data Loss in Fire on Farm fire which start ed in a defective chimney near the foundation damaged the farm home of Folnicr Jorgcn sen Civc and a half miles south east of here Saturday morning The Coulter and Hampton fire departments responded lo Ihc in Tavern Club Raids DES MOINES Police raided a key club and a tavern during the night and arrested 9J persons A of liquor also was seixtd Sixtytwo persons were ar rested at The Greater DCS Moincs Fraternal Assn Club which police said is better known ns The Cactus a key club Twenty nine persons were rounded up in a raid at the New Yorker Tavern At Ihft key club 54 of thosear rested were charged with being found in a disorderly place This included 13 who were also charged with intoxication others plus the opera employed in a disorderly place Titan Rocket Big Success LongRanqe Weanon in Initial Test CAPE CANAVERAL Flu Wi Titan JCIiiM intended to be he free worlds most dcvaslal ng war rocket Uuiiulciicd sky ward on i spectacular first aunching Friday The firing of Ihc now 00foot intercontinental ringc nallisfic weapon was tho first offtheground test of the so called second generation mis sile now under development Fridays flighl was planned jfor limited distance The fiery blastoff appeared to be perfect climaxing a frustrat ing one and a half months din ing which two previous out on the pad las the ON DEC 20 and again Tuesday fire burst from base of the giant Titan but i failed Vo limes a vmuqx malfunction caused the missile sequence system to ciit off engine power a split sec ond before liftoff The Titan has potential of being more powerful and flex ible than the Ilia current bulwark of the missile ar senal The major objective of the nilial shoot was simple the HOlon powerhouse off the ground Once this happened M cent of the mission was con idcred accomplished it was learned The second stage of Ihe bullet shaped rocket was loaded with water for ballast instead of housJinds of gallons of fuel for this first flight over a limited of about 300 miles The OFF WE powerful Titan intercontinental ballistic niissilu trails a slirn stream of flame II gains altitude and speed on its first flight at Cape Canaveral F I a Although much larger it resembles the Vanguard satellite launcher which also is made by Die Martin Co aboul pounds of thrust tl all the work THE SLENDER missile fought a brisk wind as it roared on high for the first lime at The massive rocket made a majestic asccnl for some 60 seconds before CJCVUH OtlHii s limit niu n tor Anlliony 35 were curving high in lhesky charged wilh operating or being Cold Snow in Forecast Towns wealhcr was expected rangeui aumii uu mjo change rapidly by Sunday firststage engine which for Ihe A long tail of white flame and a crackling roar accompanied U J I I v Four of these were members of he liftoff The goldtinted mis sile was in sight for more ihan two minutes before the firsl Ihe orchestra The raid in which iO bottles of whisky were seized was con L j f call and were able lo confineMucted by four officers The po one exterior wall ofilicc patrol wagon had lo make Hie fire to the house of take those arrested Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 24 12 21 12 6 QflAff nf Lliti UULFl r m that Plagued Oswego in the winton who would have been 102 this month died Friday North Atlantic Treaty Organi zation in Washington April 2 The NATO members will get fillin on the proposed meetupjo Saturday ings next Wednesday when their council meets NATO Secretary General Paul Henri Spaak met wilh Dulles during his slay in Paris The NATO council will alsoj be called upon to approve the Western replies lo the Soviet note of Jan 10 calling for a 28 nalion conference to work out a German peace treaty STANDARD JET BONN Germany American F104 Slarfightcr jel will be the slandard fighting plane of the new West German air force Defense Minister SAME DATE195859 Franz Josef Strauss announced fUr mnnf na Saturday j 21 1 AP Phnlofax YOULL LIVE WITH ME BOBBY Robert Sul livan 8 who survived the New York airliner crash although his parents and two sisters were killed is consoled by his grandmother Dora Sullivan Chicago Mrs Sullivan said the boy will make his new home with her Bobby has sensed that his father and sis ters are dead but he is not considered strong enough as yet Lo be told hell never see his mother again though conditions Saturday were somewhat springlike The Wealhcr Bureau said temperatures would turn much colder Saturday night wilh strong shifting winds and snow in Ihc northwest and rain changing snow in the south east The outlook was for Sundny morning temperatures of near xcro in he northwest lo about J5 above in Ihc southeast And the bureau added it will be stage engine burned oul After its none curved altitude of abou 70 miles a puf fy vapor trail traced Ihc mis siles course toward the south cast Jt appeared as a tiny tongue of orange flame The Martin which pro much coklnr Sunday and more snow can be expected duccd the Titan on an assembly line basis designed the missile lo carry a thermonuclear war head perhaps as far as miles wilh extreme accuracy The Titan is 10fect longer and 10tons heavier than the Atlas Officials said it could power a manned rocket on a trip around the moon Aged lowan Critically Burned in Blaze DES MOINES ina Godwin 84 who was severe ly burned over most of her body Friday in a fire in her oneroom apartment remained in critical condition here Saturday at Broadlawns General Mrs Charles Parkison Godwins daughter said her1 mothers apron caught fire while she was cooking She said her mother ran lo a bed and Iricd to smother the flames with bedding When fireman arrived Mrs Godwin was lying on the front porch wilh her clolhing si ill burning Saturday mornings low read ings ranged from 12 degrees above zero at Mason City lo 29 at Burlington and Ollumwa Afternoon peaks were due to bt in Ihe upper 30s and lower 40s The high for the stale Friday was 46 degrees at Sioux City and there were some other read ings in Ihe 40s But had a high of only 15 Mrs Johnsfone Loses 6 and 4 in Golf Finals PALM BEACH Fla It was a breeze for Barbara Mclnfire Lake Park in the finals of the Palm Beach Womens Amateur Golf Tour nament Saturday Miss Mc Intire ran up a six hole lead before Mrs Les Mason City Iowa took tht llth Miss went on ie win 6and4 Mrs Johnstont took only other hole ronctd ing a JOfoot putt on 14th to close out the match a real estate saleswoman only three over par s brisk hour wind   

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