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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 16, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                V A North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited ior MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Tht Newspaper That Makes All North lowons Neighbors HOME EDITION VOL Associated Preu United Full Least MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 16 195 7e Copy Paper at Two lit One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE U300 Sunday WOI Ames UlU Tuesday WTAD Quincj Thurs City 91U Food and Education X LIFETIME OF TRAVEL ing has left me with the conviction that mankind is con fronted with two allimportant problems One of these is food the other is education and I 1 wouldnt know which lo rank first Some would say and with quite a bit to support their con tention that if there was an adequacy of education not simple the food prob lem and most other problems would be more or less auto matically solved that things just naturally fall into place In olher commentaries Ive dealt at some length with this consideration Ive pointed out that without education there can be no such thing as true selfgovernment Without educa tion to back it up the word de mocracy is something pretty shallow and meaningless By the same token sound edu cation for all the nations and all the peoples of our world would come pretty close to sounding a death knell for war as a final resolvent of interna tional or civil controversies Educated people just wouldnt resort to anything as stupid as war EMPLOYING this same ap proach we could conclude that sound education would auto matically bring a solution lo the food would mean applying science and scientific techniques for the production of ample food to fill the bellies of the hundreds of millions who go tq sleep hungry every Of only slightly less import ance edu cation ould mean a proper use of Ihe food at hand The problem of produc ing enough food is only slighlly more complicated and frustrat ing than the problem of provid ing a healthful diet in the midst of bounty India Indonesia China and other thickly populated areas of the world are plagued by shortage partly because there are so many mouths to feed but mostly I verily believe because they havent been willing to adopt modern methods and tech niques in farming Ive talked about this many times before On this occasion I plan to deal with the American problem of making a blessing out of our plenty Our national diet is sadly short of what it could be orshould be Millions of Americans are malnourished and it shows up in the form of obesity overweight MAKARIOS ARRIVES Archbishop Makarios waves to a crowd which greeted the spiritual leader of the Greek Cypriots on his arrival in London from Athens At right is an unidentified aide Makar ios has joined foreign ministers of Britain Greece and Turkey in a conference aimed at granting independent status to Cyprus The plan would end years of bitter and bloody debate over the future of Britains island outpost AMERICANS could have the best diet of any people in the world All of Ihe ingredientsare here if we would but make use of them properly That were not doing so shows up in the alarming percenlage of over weight people Its eslimaled at 25 per cent one out of four and it shows up most in those of middle age meaning 35 or older Overweight has come to be associaied our medical sci ence with a number of major degenerative diseases with high mortality rates Among these are heart disease diabetes and cirrhosis of the liver Even mod erate overweight places a bur den on vitalorgans it has been Mason City Partly cloudy and colder Monday night lows 28 Little change in temperature Tuesday high in the low 20s Iowa Generally fair Monday turning colder north west highs mid20s northwest mid 30s southeast Fair and colder Monday night lows 5 lo 10 northwest 15 lo 20 southeast Tuesday increasing cloudiness with little temperature FiveDay Iowa Temperalures wiil average 6 lo 8 degrees below normal with normal maximums 30s norlh to lower 40s south and normal mini New Italian Government i Established ROME Segni vet eran Christian Democrat mid dleroadcr formed a oneparly minority government Sunday that leaned a little to the right That was the opposite slant from the Christian Democratic Democratic Socialist govern ment of Amintore Fanfani who resigned as Italian premier Jan 26 under fire from both wings of his shaky coalition SEGNI WAS CALLED in by President Giovanni G r o n c h i eight days ago to solve the crisis as he did four years ago with a cautious government mums 14 north to 22 south which jasted 20 months That Cold first half of period and warming trend latter part of week Little if any precipila lion expected Minnesota Snow flurries and coldernorth Tuesday a little was longer than any other since the postwar days of Alcide de Gasperi He wore a confident smile Sunday when he came to Presi dent Gronchi and named an all Christian Democratic cabinet warmer south Highs zero to r 10 above extreme norlh 2028J1contained the names of some jof his partys rightists who had been sharpshooting at Fanfani These included Giuseppe Pella expremier and financial expert who got the foreign ministry and south GlobeGazette Weather Data up lo 8 Monday Maximum 27 Minimum 13 At 8 13 GlobfcGazefte weather data up to 8 Sunday Giulio ister Andreotti defense min Bribery Charge Filed Salesman in Innocent Plea ESTHERVILLE MVAH Oma ha machinery salesman pleadet innocent Monday of attempting to illegally influence the vote o au Esthervillc city coimcilmai in the letting of an cslimalec million dollar contract Bond for Clyde Oilchficld G3 former division sales managci for the Omaha branch of Fair banksMorse was set at by Justice of the Peace Kcnnctl Fillenwarth He did imme diatcly post bond Crilchfield was arrested Sun day night in a DCS Moincs liote by Sheriff Linn Fodcrberg Es therville The salesman is charged under the Iowa bribers and corruption law THE COUNCILMAN Clifford R llcdrick 61 said Critchfiek allegedly twice offered bin money He said the first offci was of and the second foi Crilchfickls company w a one of at least four bidding or a contract to provide two elec Lric generating engines for the Esthcrville municipal light and power plant The bids wcix scheduled to be opened Wednes day I have never been ap preachedwith anything like his in my Medrick said They hit the wrong The councilman said Crilch field purportedly first brougii up the subject last January HEDRICK SAID he though about the matter for severa days and then went to Esther ville City Attorney Dan Sander son The county attorneys of ice and the Stale Bureau of Criminal Investigation were con acted he said On Feb 12 Iledrick said he met in the cpuncimans apartment State agents had wired the apartment so any conversatior could be recorded Iledrick said At that meeting the council man said CritchfieJd agair brought up the contract letting Hedrick said Crilchfield look him on a trip to Nebraska to ex amine power unfts in Omaha Nebraska City and Falls City The Iowa bribery law pro vides a maximum penalty of proved Overfed persons frequently suffer from a nutritional de ficiency Fat children no longer are the medical ideal To the exact contrary they are likely to be sluggish and avoid par ticipation in the vigorous games of childhood This increases the likelihood that overweight youngsters will grow up into overweight oldsters A MEDICAL SURVEY re ported on a few months ago lo a Congressional subcommittee revealed that of cases of excess weight under sludy 75 per cent were anemic 37 per cent had nervous disturbances 22 per cent showed signs of heart ailment 18 per cent were diabetic and 7 per cent had gall bladder trouble Naturally and it couldnt be otherwise these facts have had CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Maximum Minimum 25 1 BUT SEGNI skinny politi cal veteran from Sardinia ap two years in prison or a fine upon conviction Abrahamson in Attack on Blast by Governor DBS MOINES UP1 State Treasurer M L Abrahamson Monday charged Gov Herschcl C Loveless with dishonesty and character assassination against his department and its employes Abrahamson made he charge n the wake of a statement by lastweek when the Governor suid an investigation of the gas tax division was be ing stalled so employes could alter records Ask WideOpen r Ta on Germany WASHINGTON W T h c United States Britain and France proposed to Russia Monday a wideopen Big Four cpifcrcncc on Germany with East and West German ad visers present The proposal was made in notes delivered in Moscow and scheduled for release in the Western capitals in a few hours WEST GERMANY sent parallel note to Russia The ministers would discuss Berlin Germany and Euro pean security The American note says the meeting should deal with the problem of Germany in all its The Western pow ers ngain emphasized in Hie noles that they reserve llio right to uphold their access to West Berlin by all appropri ate They again re jected Russias proposal Ihat Berlin be made a free demili tarized city The noles left Ihe lime and place of he meeting open American officials said the West prefers Vienna or Ge neva in April or early May THE WESTERN powers turned down Russias Jan 10 proposal for n 38nnlion con ference to wrile a German peace treaty which would iso late and neutralize Ihat now divided country The Soviet peace pact proj ect was culled stupid by Secretary of Stale Dulles at a recent news conference lie said it would not work The call for a foreign min isters meeting was worked out in diplomatic conferences by tin Stale Department and representatives h e of the British French and West German governments It rep resents a counterproposal to he Soviet peace conference proposition At the same time it constitutes a serious bid lo get negotiations started with the Russians on Germany IT IS AIMED to get going ahead of Russias dead line for a new Berlin crisis The Russians have threatened lo turn over control of East the access routes lo West the East German Communists in May Among officials here and in other Western capitals Ihere is strong expectation that the Soviets will agree to a for cign ministers meeting of sonic kind perhaps after bar gaining as to time place mid participants The Soviets may insist on including Poland and Phoiolux WHEW STILL ALIVE the fit right landed 50 1eet away Har Harcly Hargrove iiiWefront grove who said he didnt sxje the suffered only half of his car train ripped it in Rear of cuts peared to be counting on somej said the polili Fumes Fatal to 3 Children Mother Friends in Jail WARREN W Three children died of carbon mon oxide poisoning Sunday when the car they were riding in be came stuck in a snowbank and the motor left running Four adults were jailed pending an inquest Susan Decorah 11 Mauston and her brolher and sis ter Arnold 9 and Mabel 7 were found by a passerby Sheriff Dewey Reinstran ar rested the mother of the chil dren Florence Decorah 32 Robert Pache 35 Jesse White rabbil 36 all of Mauston and Coreen Waas 25 Warren All were held on an open charge Sheriff Reinstran said the adults continued a drinking spree outside after the auto be came stuck in the RICHARDSON DIES ALTON England Mt Sir Owen Williams Richardson 79V scientist and educator who won the Nobel Prize for physics in 1928 died Sunday heavy support from the righ outside his own party He wouk have to have it to win even his first vote of confidence Liberals already have pledged him their backing and some of the Mon archists seemed friendly The lean 68yearold law pro fessors Christian Democrats are 25 votes short of a majority in the Chamber of Deputies ANTONIO SEGNI cal fog of innuendo and unsub stantiated accusations thrown up around the office in the past few days demanded an answer The investigation of the gas tax division was ordered by Loveless and later by the Iowa Legislalure after Abrahamson fired George Marchi the tax of fice director for Stale Auditor Akers had office was in a said Marchis Abrahamson Four Dead in Iowa Accidents SV IHE A5SOCIATKR 1HICSS Four lowans were killed over he weekend in separate traffic accidents Dead are S R Dutoit 58 Marshnlllown Dorothy Margaret Hcrbsl 38 f near Merrill Gerald MedaJen 22 Coral ille Mrs Lester Boots 39 Ana mosa DUTOIT WAS killed Sunday morning in a twocar collision on a grave road intersection three miles northwest of St An thony in Marshall County His wife suffered lacerations and sliock and is in a Marshall town hospital The driver of thel PRESIDENTS NEW JET Wont Be Plush RENTON Wash W The interior of President Eisen howers new jet transport wont be as plush that of his present plane Columbine If The fei designated the VC137 is well along on the as sembly line at the Boeing plant and is scheduled to be delivered to the Military Air Transport service in April The plane is a cousin of the commercial jets now coming into passenger service and will have a speed of 600 miles an hour The VC137 will have advanced radio telephone equipment enabling the President and other officials to remain in touch with Washington from any part of the world The Presidents room will have comfortable seats for four and two daybed type lounges There will be no berths Furnishings will be on the plain side The plane will cut flying time from Washington to Cali fornia from the hours to about 5 hours London and Paris will be about six hours away Four Boys Who Fled Iowa Jail Sought IOWA CITY youths i f i i uijijiii vy i who sawed llicir way out of CJark Tohnson County jail here are expects to be back a McNeal Ordered to Take Rest BFLMOND House floor olher car 27yearold Charles B Erickson of Story City was not injured Dorolhy Hcrbsl died early Sunday after she and her com panion Duanc Kaspcr 36 of Sioux City were struck by a car at a downtown street cross ing in Sioux City THEY WERE HIT by a car driven by Eugene NcaJ 21 sta tioned at the Air Force Base in Sioux Cily He not hurt youths are made their by authorities Thework within a week believed escape stolen in Iowa Cily where one of them Lauren SUmmcll 21 formerly worked Slimmell of Iowa Cily was being held for car theft The others Larry Irvin 18 George Morse 18 said Loveless stalling accusation smeared innocent men unless proved He said Loveless has surgery for a head injury laic Sunday after noon and was listed in serious condition He has not regained consciousness Medalcn was killed Saturday virtually accused me and my department of malaclministra night when his car collided with a semitrailer truck on Highway 6 west of Coralvillc Funeral services will be at 2 Mon SAME DATE195879 IOWA GAFETJ DEPARTMENT FTOIJRESI Black lint means Irjfffo death in past 21 hours day in the Oalhout Funeral Home in Iowa City Mrs Boots died Saturday night when the car she was driv ing skidded on an icy county road just north of Anamosa The car plunged down a 10foot em bankmentv to travel McNeal was hospitalized Sat in a car urday A doctors report said he is suffering from symptoms inclicalin aggravation of a chronic heart condition Monday however Belmonrl hospital officials said he was along fine and Me and Lee Jacobs 17 all of RockjNcal said he plansto return to Island were being held forlDcs Moincs after a week of breaking and entering ircst Nicholas May Get Highway DES NEVELN DIES MOINES long time superintendent of schools at Ankency Edward W Ncv cln 69 died in Veterans Hos pilal Sunday William II Nicholas Mason ity former Republican lieuten ant governor and legislator said Monday he might be offered an appoinlmcnt lo the Iowa High Com mission If so he said he probably will accept it Nicholas said he had talked with Democratic Gov Herschel Loveless who would make the appointment about the post Loveless was out of the city Monday and unavailable for comment Nicholas would neither con firm nor deny reports the nor had offered him the job Reliable sources say the Gover nor has told Nicholas he can have the Highway Commission appointment if he wants it Nicholas said the governor had offered him an appointment to the Iowa Tax Commission but that he had turned it down because Im in Its been my life time ambi tion to work highways for the Nicholas said I think its a top appointment It would be honor for an old farmer hasbeen like Tax Relief to Transit FirmsOKd DES M01NES A bill to give tax relief lo city transit systems for four more years was passed by the Iowa House 157 Monday The measure similar to one which was vetoed two years ago and then passed over the veto now goes lo Ihe Governor For his signature There wax m immediate indication wheth er Gov Herschel Loveless would be measure again THE BILL designed to re icvc financially hardpressed minicipal bus systems would Exempt transit lines from the slalc motor fuel tax of six cents per gallon on gasoline and seven cents per gallon diesel fuel Permit bus companies lo reg ister their vehicles for a fee of each instead of paying fees based on the weight of the vehicle This could amount to as much as per vehicle All these lax exemptions would be extended under the bill for four years beginning next July 1 That is when Ihe present exemplions provided in 1957 will expire THE HOUSE also passed M 16 and sent lo the Senate a bill to permit a cily whichacquires its own transit system to lease it to a private operator A bill designed to close loop holes in state income tax laws and lo permit resumption of prosecutions against evaders was introduced in the House Ally Gen Norman Erbe called a halt to Iowa Tax Com mission prosecutions last year because of questions about Ihe ncome tax laws The bill offered by House Ju diciary Commillce F would make it mandatory thatevery person with a gross income of more than a year must file a lax and that taxes must be paid on schedule It also provides that the Tax Com mission has five years from the dale of the offense to prosecute the tax evader   

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