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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 20, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL W The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors Associated Presi and United Presi Full Leas MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 20 1959 7o Copy Pnpor Consists o Two SectlnniSccUon BEHIND BARS FOR FIRST TIME Beck Readies Appeal 114 TACOMA Wash Ui Convicted of cheating on his income tax millionaire labor leader Dave Beck 64 spent time be hind bars for the first time in his life Thursday night The former president of the huge Teamsters Union was found guilty on all four counts of income tax ing for the years two counts of filing false returns Me could receive up to a fiveyear sentence and a fine on each account U S Dist Judge George Boldt who set sentencing for Feb 27 was to hold an appeal bond hearing in Seattle later Friday Becks lawyers said the verdict would be appealed all the The onetime laundry truck driver who prided himself on not smoking or drinking appeared more shaken at having lo spend the night in jail than by the verdict The portly Beck nattily clad in a blue silit and polkadot tie gripped the edge of a table but showed little emotion as the clerk drawled guilty six times Thursday afternoon Later he was heard to remark to a friend he just couldnt understand why he had lo remain in jail When found guilty his bail was revoked His quarters in the federal section of the city jail wore a world apart from his lavish home in the socalled Beck Com pound on the shores of Lake Washington in Seattle Just three years ago he was a respected millionaire busi nessman international president of the Teamsters Union considered the largest in the country and a vice president of the AFLC10 Now he is under the shadow of two convictions Beck was sentenced to not more than 15 years in prison after a 1957 con viction for grand larceny in the embezzlement of from the sale of a unionowned Cadillac The Slate Supremo Court is scheduled to hear his appeal next March Becks big rouble began when he appeared before the Senate LaborManagement Committee in 1957 and invoked he Fifth Amendment more than 150 times He said then he could probably clear everything up with a few minutes in the court of law Russia Rebukes Proposal LONDON IV The Russians Friday gave a chilly reception to Western proposals for a Big Four foreign ministers confer ence on Germany but still left the door open lo direct nego tiations An Englishlanguage com mentator on Moscow radio said the Western notes handed the Kremlin Monday do not con tain a single more or less con structive suggestion capable of facilitating settlement of ques tions either of Berlin or of Ger many It all boils down to the same invariable no the West has been giving us all the the broadcaster said THE BELIEF grew in the West that Soviet Premier Niki ta S Khrushchev would press for Big Four summit rather than a foreign ministers meeting when he receives British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan this weekend With Secretary of Stale Dulles ailing the suave British premier appeared emerging as the coordinator of Allied policy in dealing with the Soviets He told the House of Commons Thursday night after his talks with the Soviet leaders he would visit Bonn and Paris and perhaps Washington with a view to formation of the West ern allied BECK ARRIVES AT JAIL AP Photofax Hands in former Teamsters Union boss Dave Beck arrives at Tacqma city jail He spent the night there before arrangements could be made to hold an ap peal and release bond MAGM1LLAN leaves for Mos cow Saturday to spend 10 days sounding out Soviet leaders on possible grounds for a compro in the co3d war He is especially anxious to find out what Western concessions the Kremlin is really angling without making any commit ments on behalf of the Allies We must be firm but flex he told Commons Macmillan emphasized that any proposal by Khrushchev for disbanamcnt of the North At lantic Treaty Organization was out of the question Mason City Generally fair and not quite so cold Friday night and Saturday Lows Friday night 5 to 10 below Highs Sat urday 12 to Iowa Generally fair and not quite sc cold Friday night and Saturday Lows Friday night 5 to 10 below northeast to 5 to 10 above southwest Highs Saturday mid teens in north cast to mid 20s southwest Further part ly cloudy with slowly moder ating Atlas Blows Apart on Start of long Flight Over Ocean CAPE CANAVERAL ria A burst of white light high in the sky early Friday marked the explosive ending of an Atlas ICBM after a three minute flight The powerful war rocket shat tered to bits in a spectacular fireworks display over the At lantic when an undetermined malfunction occurred the Air Forre The 80foot missile was blaz ing at full steam on the start of what reportedly was a mile flight tost when it burst apart Tilesurprise blowup broke an Minnesota Clear and cold HighjmprcSsive slring of scven suc Saturday in 20s cessful launchings in the last Dulles Therapy Started WASHINGTON Foster Dulles was wheeled through a oneton lead door Fri day to start massive Xray ther apy that could slop the spread of his abdominal cancer On the outcome of the treat ment from Waller Jlccd Army Hospitals millionvolt X ray machine hinged Dulles future activities as secretary of slate No cure is considered prob able Rather physicians were hopeful the radialion therapy could arrest the1 disease DOCTORS SAID Dulles was in good spirits and much stronger following several days of rest He was operated on last Friday for a hernia during which it was ascertained that he had a recurrence of cancer Jf the cancer can be allevi ated Dulles is to turn to his duties Doctors said Friday Dulles cancer is confined lo the lim its of the Cancer authorities said such a malady generally requires three to six weeks of treatment It was expected the 70yearold cabinet member would spend several minutes a day four or five clays v a week in front of the Xray machine HE WILL BE bombarded by rays directed from a huge in strument suspended from the ceiling in a concrete walled room at the sprawling medical center The lead door is one of the many precautions taken to prevent the rays from escap ing the room Radiologists supervising the treatment are protected from stray radiation by a waterfilled window that enables them lo PATIENCE PERSON PIED The cherry pic which won the national bak ing contest in Chicago is tasted by the gal who whipped the masterpiece AC IhiJtofax Karen Cunning Mulberry hid She baited 300 pics in the kist four years to try out five or six set tling nil a combination of three o them MIX THAT BLOCKED METAPHOR Officials Up to Their By VICTOR WILSON New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON happy news from Eisenhower Has Last Talk With Mexicos Leader ACAPULCO Mexico MVPresi dent Eisenhower feted lavishly and pleased by a warm recep tion turned lo a final round of lalks Friday w i I h Mexicos President Ariolfo Lopez Matcos Eisenhowers twoday goodwill visit lo Ihis Iropical rcsorl on Ihe Pacific Cost ends Friday night He planned to fly over night lo Augusla for a weekend of golf or direct lo Washington if the Augusta weather is bad Eisenhower and Lopez Matcos exchanged pledges of interna tional friendship when he U S President arrived Thursday Then they talked informally aboard the Mexican chief ex eculives yacht Ihe Sollavento during a fourhour cruise When they came ashore late in the day spokesmen an nounced they had discussed thc Fiveday Iowa Temperatures five monUls for the huge missile keep constant watch on the pa tient Xrays if intense enough damage any body cell hey pen etrate But they damage cancel cells more than the normal cells 0 degreesUial carncs hopes of calchjand in that rests the hope the tu a thc Soviets in the space racejlrcalment will benefit Dulles will average 5 lo 10 below normal S a through next Wednesday Noriin tllc ncar future mal highs are 34 north to 43 j rained in all directions south Normal lows are 15 as Atlas No2I exploded short north to 22 south A slowmod crating trend is expected dur ing the period with liltle if any precipitation GlobeGazette weather data up lo 8 Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 9 17 23 5 Cost of Living Edges Higher WASHINGTON The cost of living edged up onetenth oi one per cent in January If was still slightly below the Novem ber 1958 record high The Labor Department reported Friday that rising food prices more than offset a slight decline in the rest of ils consumer price index Thc index stood at per cent of thc 194749 average This was onelcnlh of one per ly after the pound thrust 365SUSPENSIONS DES MOINES Thc drivers licenses of 3f5 motor twin booster rockets burned out ists were suspended under thci L and dronned awav The main nninl svsiom aDc and dropped away The main suslaincr engine still was burn ing brightly poinl syslcm during January thc Towa Safely Dcparlmen said Friday proposed Diablo Dam a below Ihe alllime peak million struclure which would I be buill and financed by the two governments on the Rio Grande border about 12 miles from Del Rio Mexicos coffee in dustry its production of lead NO CHANGE FT BRAGG N C W The latest medical report on Gen George C Marshall Friday said No It meant the re There is here for those who delight in mixed metaphors and other linguis tic goodies In fact il can be rcporlcd confidenlly thai the crop of jumbled metaphors malapropisms and slraighl away hyperbole is gathering moss like water off a horse in midstream Interior Secretary Fred A Sea Ion uttered a great truth thc other day when apropos electric power he remarked thai a kilowatt is neither Republican nor This also applies o those rhetorical mishaps worthy of entombment in printers ink HARKEN THEN to Rep K a 1 h c r i n c St George beginning her seventh con secutive term as Republican from N c w York on the subject of Amer ican foreign policy Calling it an untouchable sacred Rep St George asserted Once you gel an unloueh cow you soon gel a herd of 1hcn you have lost yourtwoparty Or hist lo Rep John E Moss Complaining about government secrecy Rep Moss declared The least the While House Can do is to cl American citizens what kind of things il wont lell A connoisseur of semantic delicacies may complain that todays harvest cant com pare with linguistic land marks of hc pasl Thus the laic Republican leader of the Senate Sen Kenneth S Wher ry when be onliglcned his colleagues on Ihe chief joints of But thc lads arc really try fable press officer Lincoln While dclghlcd the car wth his comment on a Russian that the United Slates was using West Berlin as an espionage center While called this charge LEAD balloon which ap propriately sinks lo Ihe bol lorn of the water it hopes to And Hep Overtoil Brooks litillatcri an open hearing of his House Spacfe Committee by remarking This is no time to put on Ihe kid is time to pre sent lo the public the plain varnished Rackets Commit tee hearing where lill and rhythm are usually confined lo the almost burst into applause when Atlorncy Theodore Blatl intoned this lingual cadenza Senator Ihe evil today is on Ihe other Perhaps none of these reach Urn classic height of the im cicnl prototype of a mixed metaphor The King put the ship of state back on its Bui who cnn say that Mary lands former Gov Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin wasnt in ho tradition when issuing n proclamation designating a day to Baltimores great Colt foolball team lie called on all the stales to do hom age to the groat aggre gation of and lo all of that for which they OR LOUISIANAS Democratic Rep Olio E Passman in dis cussing the Administrations proposal lo help finance school building programs by guaran teeing bonds Calling this backdoor approach to taking over the public education sys Rep Passman went on Congress and the people will not be deluded by this subterfuge lo cloak this pow ergrabbing giveaway as a bona fide No language report from the nations capila would be House Passes 25 Bills No Most Items OUIl WlltC SKIlVICliS DES MOINES The Iowa House passed 25 bills on its noil controversial calendar Friday over two hours Most of the bills were aimed at correcting specific situations in localities across lite stale but a few had statewide application One of the hills passed would allow a GOday cooling off period before a decree of sepa rate maintenance would become effective Spine of tlie other bills would Permit blind persons lo lako guide dogs into public buildings and public conveyances EXEMPT INMATES of county homes from having to obtain 15 censes to him I fish or trap Allow counties with less than million assessed valuation to increase he properly tax levy for general county opera lion by I per cent over the high sL levy of the previous iwn years and permit a 2 per cent ncrcase for counties with more hail million assessed valua ion Increase lie maximum mill ige rate by mill which town ships may levy for fire fighting equipment and fire protection Limit the maximum penally or violation of any beer laws y a minor to a fine or lays in jail Minors now arc technically subject to penalties as high ns a fine or a year in jail The House defeated by a 4GU vulc a bill to provide thai young slers under could hunt with out a license if accompanied by an adult THE SENATE introduced several bills including ones which would Transfer liier motor vehicle uel tax division from Hie state treasurer to the Iowa Tax Com mission to the Slate Bonrd of Regents for capi tal improvements and other work at board institutions and also to the lown Hislori Socinly at Iowa City for equipment at their Centennial Building License private clubs where members are allowed to drink their own liquor The bill would apply lo private fraternal scrv ce golf and country clubs This s intended to cover the field of irivatc or key clubs The licensing would go into effect July I The machinery or applying for and obtaining he special club licenses would c similar to that now used for lie issuance of beer permits IF A CLUB had been complete without an example of the press agents art The for 10 years rind had been drumbeater for the Potato r imiinr vinlnlions for lhr ing The State Departments af and zinc and Mexican concern tired soldierstatesman was about competition between his own against the cotton crop and that of thclweakening influences of age two United States strokes and mild pneumonia AP Photofnx COMING DOWN The sky is dotted with para troopers as U S forces land near the Panama Canal Some members of the 2nd Airborne Group were flown miles from Ft Bragg N to battle a theoretical aggressor force menacing the canal Investigate Three Near Air Collisions CHARLOTTE N C K The Federal Aviation Agency has launched an invcstigalion inlo three near collisions between military arid civilian craft this week Two of the incidents were Chip Institute potato chip consumption is up 14 per cent over announced a scheduled speech by Sen Kenneth 13 Keating RNYj this way The peppery New Yorker shared the top spot with Gov Nelson Rockefeller on Ihe Republican ticket that swept lo a scnsalional uphill victory in the recent elections in the Empire Stale will be making one of Ihe most im portant addresses of his ca A check with Ihe sen ators office on this speech drew a blank but under prod ding the staff finally pro duced Ihe address filled Subzero tempera lures gripped What Ihe Government Will Iowa again Friday Do Wjlh Your Money in with Elkadcr reporting the slalcj Krom all Ihis one can con low 25 degrees below I na Ulc Thc forecast for Friday mghtj tjc success here as elsewhere calls for more of he same with depends on individual inilia tcmpcraturcs ranging from lOj jvc or as a bygone statesman below in he northeast to nii if No Change in Iowas Cold Wave above in the southeast Satur day morning 0 c r belowzero readings Friday morning included Mason City 17 Spencer 14 Dubuque and Waterloo and Sioux Cily 10 Davenport Burlington Lamoni and Otlumwa were the warmest spots in the state with eadings of zero Thc Saturday forecast calls or a little warmer weather in southwest Iowa tern icralurcs in Ihe ncxl five days vill average 5 lo 10 degrees bc A man must learn to stand on his own two Thursday A total of 74now normal for the year passengers were involved in alii Little precipitation is expected three jlhrough next Wednesday SAME Rlark mrnn rattle death In past free of liquor violations for the period il could apply for and obtain a license for a fee of 3100 Other clubs with a lesser period of existence would pay a fee of Half Ihe annual fees would go lo thc state and half to thc local community or thc county licensing the club After July 4 no club would be eligible lo apply until it bad existed as a club for five years The Senate passed several measures including the House companion bill to remove thc mill limit counties are pcr imilted to levy to meet Iheir court expenses and permit juve nile court judges lo appoint as many probation officers as may be necessary to carry out thc work of the court Australians Hear Graham Sermon MELBOURNE crowd of Friday heard American evangelist Billy Graham speak at Melbournes new open air music bowl Despite rain it was thc biggest audience thc evange list has had since his lour last Sunday lowan Killed When Truck Car Collide RANDOLPH UPI Vincent ilaher Shcnandoah was illed Friday when his Iruck ideswiped a car plunged off counly road and struck a tree bout three miles northwest of 21 jhcre   

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