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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 9, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited ior MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 97 HOME EDITION The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors Associated Press United Prcs International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 9 1959 7o Cory Thli Paper CnruHt of Two On 1M One Mans Opinion A Radio Commtntary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE 1SOO Sunday W01 Ames UIO Tuesday WTAD Quhicy IM Thurs WSUI la City imi Sat Hawaii Land of Infinite Patience TF THERES ANY REASON or semblance of reason for further delay in admitting the Territory of Hawaii into the Union as its 50th slate it has been most effectively concealed It has escaped he eyes and ears of all fairminded Amcn cans known to me Everything else and espe cially God has been extreme ly kind to the cluster of islands known as Crossroads of the Of the more than GO Jands Ive visited in my world travels Hawaii comes nearest to measuring up to all advance notices Only Uncle Sam in this one broken pledge has dealt incon siderately with he islands ex cept for that act of infamy set down in world history as For at least a dozen years or so Congress has been playing what can only be de scribed as the old shell game with the islanders Time after lime an uncondi tional pledge has been included in the two party platforms to admit both Hawaiiand Alaska to statehood Presidential nominees have promised it in their cam paigns and Presidents have pleaded for if in their messages to Congress Public opinion polls COVENTRY RISES AC A IN The new cathedral in Coventry England left rises alongside the roof less ruins of the old right which was destroyed by German bombs in World War 11 The AP Ihotofav new building is being creeled by public subscription Hitlers bombers paid particular attention to Coven try in retaliation Tor bombings on Germany Coating of Ice Covers Iowa have unfailingly disclosed an overwhelming favor forad mitting both HalfInch Blanket in Places Iowa was plagued Monday LAST YEAR for reasons which never made sense Alaska was given statehood but the door was slammed shut in Hawaiis face Here I should explain thai the action on Alaska had the islanders fullest blessing de spite the affront lo Hawaii im plicit in the mailer There was and is every good reason that the situation will be righted in the present Congress But if I were an Hawaiian and had seen the rug pulled out from under me as often as the island dwellers have Id be loath lo anything for granted Cpn sider Ibis record The proposal lo accord state hood to Hawaii has been passed by the House of Represenla with icy highways streets sidewalks and light snow and fog drizzle and freezing rain 11 was Ihe conlinuation of a storm which look at leasl one life and caused scores of injuries Authorities said the reported accidents although many were not higher Sunday because the ice was rso badthai relalively ew motorisls ventured out Bui Monday was a work day again and many more motorists were on the highways and streets THE mission IOWA office said roads in Highway at Mason its district Corn City were lives in Washington three times The first time in 1947 il was by a margin of 196 to 133 The Sen decided lo con ate committee duct Truman for his signature IN MARCH OF 1950 the House repeated its approval this time by the convincing vote of 262 to 110 After public hearings the Senate committee on interior af fairs reported favorably on the bill This was in June and again the Senate failed to act on il before adjournment Third passage in he lower branch of Congress took place on March 10 1953 This time the margin was 274 lo 138 The Sen ate combined the Hawaii and Alaska statehood measures and on April 3 passed the HawaiiAlaska enabling act 58 lo 28 But believe il or not Con gress adjourned before the House could act on Ihe combined statehood measure Instead of taking up where the previous session had left off Ihe 84lh Congress prelly much let Ihe statehood mailer He dormant The House on May 10 1955 voted 218 lo 170 lo re commit the HawaiiAlaska bill to Ihe bodys committee on in terior affairs It was in the 85th Congress of course thai Alaskan slale hood was authorized 208 to 166 entirely ice covered to a depth of oneeighth to nearly a half inch in thickness A spokesman said however that the ice coat ing was rough and tractioi wasnt too Salt crews were out early Monday and by midmorning the ice already had begun to loosen Bus transportation in and oui of Mason City Monday was near normal but some early airline flights were canceled because of icing conditions However many 5 lowans Lose Lives in Weekend Accidents W J DONOVAN sou I bwes I Iowa Monday because schools in were closed school buses couldnt make their roules due lo Ihe storm The ice covered an 11state Midwest area THE WEATHER Bureau said conditions would improve by Tuesday Afternoon tempera lures ranged from the 20s in the norlhwesl lo Ihe mid30s in the southeast Monday mornings lows were upward from 10 above al Sibley to 12 at Sioux City and 35 al Burlington Mason City had 14 The outlook for Tuesday morn ing readings was for the low 20s in the northwest to the low or middle 30s in Ihe southeast The forecast for Monday night Donovan Dies at 76 WASHINGTON Maj Gen William J Wild Bill Donovan 76 lawyersoldierdiplomal and World War II director of the Of fice of Slralegic Services died Sunday Dealh came Waller Reed at al Army Hospital liy Tin ASSOCIATED Five persons were countcc dead Monday in weekend traffi accidents in Iowa The latest victim was Dewey Schilling ID Jamaica killec in a cartruck collision Sundaj on an icy stretch of road neai the junction of highways 275375 a mile south of Council Bluffs Three other persons were in jured one critically OFFICERS SAID the Schilling car and the truck were traveling in opposite directions But i was not immediately determined whether went out of con trol on Ihc slick pavement or whether the trailer part of the truck slid over in the opposite Jane John Kennedy 45 Coon Rap ids was killed Saturday night when his car went out of control on a gravel road a quarter of a mile south of Willcy in Carroll County Officers said Kennedy was thrown out of the vehicle which plunged inlo a ditch and over turned several times A compan ion Martha J Brims 38 also o Coon Rapids was hospitalized a Carroll Her condition was no believed Earlier in the day Mrs George Hartz 33 Newhall area farm wife died in a twocar col lision al a gravel road inter scclidn miles northeast ol Newhall Six others were in jured MRS EDWARD STRATTON 22 an expectant mother was killed Saturday in he collision of the car in which she was rid Lets Talk on Berlin Dulles To Probe Investment of Funds ng and a about eight gasoline transport miles West of Dav enport on Highway fi Her husband Edward a late University of Iowa student ind a daughter Susan were at Davenport wilh uls and bruises Chris Angerer 78 Wilton area farmer died Salurdayof injur ies suffered w h en his car struck a Rock Island train M01NKS Seuale and louse Republicans decided at caucus Monday lo have llieir Appropriations committees in iiirc inlo investiiunl praclices in slate funds Sen Jack Scliroeder KDuv Senate majority leader aid the inquiries would seek to earn from Ihe stale auditor tale treasurer and stale roller whether stale funds ar eing invested in conform il iUi a law passed by the cglslalure STATEHOUSE observars uhlicalion of a copyrighle Lory staling dial lie State o owa has more than miilio i cash and prime bonds wa ic immediate trigger for Ih epubliciin caucus action Another report said much o lis money more than mil on was not drawing any in Icresl The article published in Ih Council Bluffs Nonpareil said i had made a survey and fount thai he stale had million 01 deposit in Iowa banks as of las Dec 31 Since then the news paper added the tolal has beei increased lo about million A 1957 LAW requires county treasurers transmit time deposit funds to the slate Ircas iircrs office for investment a Ihe best safe rales State Treasurer M L Abra linmson Is charged with the re sponsibility of investing funds icld in Ihc treasurers office Of iciiils were questioning whether oo much of Ihc money was dc losiled in noninterest accounts Slate Comptroller Glenn Sars icld said Ihc job of keeping Ihe ioninterest bearing cash bal Mason City Snow Monday night and Tuesday Little tempera ture chance hows Monday niuhl 1217 Highs Tuesday 1522 General Agreement on Tactics Iowa Krcczing rain willi con linuod southeast snow northwest accumulating lo inches or more Monday night lows 1015 norlhwcsl lo Har southeast Tuesday s n o w northwest rain littlej leniperalure change highs li LO norlliwest lo low or mid 30s in southeast FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 5 lo 10 degrees below the normal highs of 30 lo i7 Normal lows of 11 lo 18 Continued cold with minor day lo day changes Precipitation will average 10 lo 25 inch occurring as inlcrmilleiU snow through Ihc period Minnesota Snow in south con tinued cold Highs Tuesday 10 lo WASHINGTON WVSecretary of Stale John Foster Dulles said Ihe Western Allies have agreed generally on procedures fo follow if Hie Soviet Union in vokes physical means to block access to Berlin lie also renewed the offer lo talk about a general sdllcmciil are willing to talk with Hie Soviets in a sincere effort o reach he said Dulles relumed lo Washington weather dnla up to 8 Monthly Maximum J8 Minimum M At 8 17 Precipitation 03 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum G 11 GlobeGazelle weather data up to 8 Sunday Maximum Minimum 2 race TV NAMED SPUTNIK LONDON UPI Snulnik is lie name of a new Russian port hie television set Moscow Ra io said Monday The Sputnik t weighs 15 pounds and pro after talks at London Paris and Bonn IN A PREPARED statement Dulles told newsmen his Inlks aboard reconfirmed the unity rind firmness of our We do not accept any substi tution of East Germans for Ihc Soviet Union in its responsibili ties toward Hcrlin and its obli gations lo he said We arc resolved thai our po silion in and access to West Berlin shall be preserved We are in general agreement as to the procedures we shall follow if physical means arc in voked lo interfere with our rights in this Dulles talked lo the heads of government and foreign minis ters of Britain France and West Germany and with Secre tary General PaulHenri Spaak of Ihc Atlantic Pact NATO DULLES REPORTED to President Eisenhower J a I e r Monday Eisenhower returned Sunday nighl from a Georgia huU ng holiday and Vyas met at Dm urport by UnderSecretary of ancc low and slill keeping enough money lo pay the state s bills was a complicated and ef ficient especially dur ing he first quarter of he year enyear plan calls for the mam faclurc of s e t s Ih broadcast said FLIERS ON GROUND AFTER 65 DAYS where Donovan had been a pa tienl for some lime Donovan a native of Buffalo called for snow or freezing driz zle again in the northwest and light rain or drizzle in the soulh casl in the house 64 lo 20 in the Sen ale The appropriale committees in both houses after prolonged hearings again issued favorable reporls on statehood for Hawaii and strongly recommended pass Dubuque Residents OK Safes Tax Hike DUBUQUE tax increase Iff II was sales over income tax age of the bill But nothing hap pened THIS CONGRESS the 86th has the proposal for Hawaiian statehood before it There is an assumption by the press and by the public that passage of the legislation is assured that only the time of the action is in doubt Only occasionally does one find buried deep in some political commentary a hint that southern opposition to another stale may jeopardize passage of Ihe measure Alaska of course is just one more argument for prompl ad CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 hike almost 6 lo 1 in a slraw ballol survey made by the Du buque TelegraphHerald The results disclosed Monday were For higher sales lax 243 For higher income tax 41 Objecting lo any lax increase some other plan 20 or offering and a medal of Honor win icr in World War I suffered a cerebral hemorrhage in April 1957 and later underwent treal nenl for arleriosclerosis He lad been hospitalized si nee 3calh was attributed to a car diac heart failure Donovan who commanded the Fighting fi9lh Regiment of the Rainbow Division in World Wai I gained the nickname of Wile Bill for the exacting methods of training he used and the ag gressive example of vigor and spirit he set for his men His fighting prowess became World War I legend But his grcatesl fame came during World War II as chief of Ihe OSS the daring sccrel intelli gence oulfil lhal was worldwide in scope II conducted important research at home and daring exploits abroad Senate Approves City Bus Aid Bill DES MOINES UPI The owa Scnalc approved a bil Monday lo cxlend financial help given city bus companies for four years The measure now goes lo the House The bill would allow a bus company lo pay a annual li cense fee inslcad of a separale license for each bus It would exempt the companies from paying slate gasoline laxcs on fuel used in Ihe buses The Legislalure approved Ihe lax relief for bus companies years ago over a veto by Gov Herschc C Loveless It would expire June 30 Anxious to Do It Again LAS VEGAS Ncv endurance fliers landed Satur day after selling a world rec ord of almost 65 days aloft and said they actually en joyed the experience But were not anxious lo do il chorused Bob Timm formerly of Mason City Iowa and now a Las Vegas businessman and John Cook of San Gabriel an airline pilot They climbed wearily from their singleengine Cessna 172 plane after being airborne 64 days 22 hours 21 minutes They look off from nearby niark flag inrant traffic ricalh in 21 hours JMSl GRiSCOM DIES HIOMASV1LLE Ga jCol Lloyd C Griscom 86 for incr ambassador lo Italy and Brazil died Sunday A KISS FROM THE WIFE Lorene Timm gives a hearty kiss lo her bearded husband Rob when he and buddy John Cook landed at Las Vegas after 55 days aloft to break all endur ance flight records With them are the Timms two sons Steven 5 AP Pholofax and Gregory 6 In front of Timm form er Mason City resident are trophies which go along with the honor Mrs Timms parents are Mr and Mrs A G Sch mill 127 12th N while Timms mother Mrs Hilda Timm lives at Nora Springs McCarran Field Dec 4 and on Jan 23 bettered the previ ous endurance mark of 50 days 8 minutes It was sel Sept 21 by Jim Helh and Bill Burkharl of Dallas Timm and Cook said Ihey have received offers lo np on television shows but were not particularly inter csled The trouble with them is hat wed have to fly and right now we want to stay on the ground for a said Ti m m Timm and Cook landed al Timm marked his 33rd birthday aloft last Wednes day He and Cook also 33 look turns at Ihu controls in fourh o u r shifls Between times each slept on a mat tress farther back in Ihc plane They flew between Las Ve gas and Biylhc with occasional side trips o Los Angeles and Phoenix Ariz Each morning and evening they swooped low over the Biylhc airport lo refuel from a pickup I r u c k driving 90 miles an hour They lowered a hook lo hoisl Ihc refueling hose and a baskcl conlaining hot meals and mail At each refueling inspec tors checked paint on the planes lircs to verify that no sccrel landings had been made Each flier took daily sponge balhs Timm grew a beard but Cook shaved regularly explaining he canl slanci itchy brislles Changing he oil and scrubbing Ihc wind shieid were frequent chores Every two days the fliers circled over Timms house while he dialled with his wife over a radio installed in her kitchen Slalc C Douglas Dillon who presumably gave him an initial report on Dulles mission On a weeklong trip Dulles conferred with the leaders of Britain France and West Ger many during successive visits to London Paris and Bonn Dulles loft Bonn Sunday with a hint that some slight concilia tory move toward Ihc Soviets may be in Ihc making but only if the also is in a con ciliatory mood HIS SERIES of talks last week Dulles said at the Bonn airport will help to assure that we shall be united and firm for our rights That does not ex clude being conciliatory but it does exclude merely making concessions for which there is no West German Chancellor Kon raci Adenauer was pictured by a German spokesman as op posed to giving something away n Ihc negotiations without get ting anything in return Both German and American spokesmen also said the West ern powers are slili far from igrecmcnl on a detailed policy on how to meet Ihe Soviet chal cngc in Berlin Teachout Named to Highway Job DES M01NES Her chel Loveless Monday sent to the Senate for confirmation lha appointment of Harold J Teach out 61 Shcnandoah Democrat to the Fowa Highway Commis sion He was named to fill the tin expired term of Cecil Malone of Atlantic who died last Decem ber His term will run through June 1961 Teachoul is 7th Dislrict Democratic committee man and an insuranccman His salary will be a year The Governor also reap lointed for a twoyear term Don Lowe 50 as Iowa labor com missioner BETTER DAYS HERE FORT M A D I S 0 N hcaffer Pen Co Monday said sales of red ink are dropping apparently confirming the opti mism of businessmen and econ omists who say the recession is over Sales of red ink have dropped three per cent belmv one year ago However sales on ithc black ink side of the ledger are up M i   

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