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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 24, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited ior the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors HOME EDITION VOL 97 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 24 1959 7c i Irppv roper comluli T Two SectionsSection One Ill Dulles Cant Make Foreign Parleys This Spring Hell Step Down By ROBERT DONOVAN New York HeraldTribune News Service WASHINGTON Informed sources here understand that Secretary of Stale John Foster Dulles decision about remain i n g in office will turn on whether he is able to conduct negotiations personally at the EastWestern foreign minis ters conference this spring If Dulles docs not feel up to participating in these deli cate negotiations with the So viet Union on the German problem he will resign In do ing so of course he may as sume some other role as for eign policy adviser to the President or he President may refuse lo accept the res ignation regardless of Dulles attitude Secretary Dulles began re ceiving radiation therapy for cancer last Friday supported by the nations hopes and prayers that Ihe treatment will enable him soon to re sume his duties at the State Department AT HIS LAST PRESS con i feraice President E i s e n hower was explicit in leaving it to Dulles to decide1 whether and for how long he should continue to shoulder the bur den of office As long us he believes he is in shape to carry the President said he is exactly the person I Eisenhower said thai he has given no thought lo appoint ing a chief negotiator for this and other prior conferences in the event Dulles could not at tend Close associates in he Slate Department report lhal Dulles is well aware of the danger of allowing a vacuum lo de velop at the American side of the conference table and is resolved that this shall not happen His own feelings in this re gard correspond lo ait altitude already discernible in Con gress lhal in one of the most critical negotiations of the poslwar period the United States must be represented by a Secretary of Slat c Any lesser official in this view would not have the full pres tige and authority that Hie occasion will call for No date or place has yet been selected for the West conference Its purpose is to try lo work mil a sellle inenl on Ucrlin before Ihe Rus sians turn over their occupa tion functions in that city lo the Communist government of East Germany which they have said hey will do by May 27 The conference therefore may be held in late April or early May IN P R E P A R ATION the Western foreign ministers will hold a meeting of their own It may be late in March or il may follow the session of he NATO Foreign Ministers Coun cil to be held in Washington from April 2 lo 1 in commem oration of the lOlh anniversary of the Norlh Atlanlic Treaty SECRETARY DULLES socinles do nol deem il essen tial that he atlend either of these Western sessions so long as be is able lo keep in close touch with their wort The meeting with the Rus sians however is something hat Dulles himself is under stood to regardas being in an entirely different category The United Slates has fav ored Vienna as tinsite for the EastWest meeting wilh Gen eva as an acceptable allerna live II is not Ihe task of gelling lo he conference bill the ex orhilanl demands of Ihe nego tiations lhal arc Ihe main con sideration in Dulles case No one has been more eloquent than he in describing the dif ficulty of transacting with the Russians Conferences of this kind are long argumentative in Ihe extreme and often exas perating The Russians ara long h negotiators Dealing with them puts an emotional strain on the negotiator and condemns him to hours of menial fencing When the Rus sians change their position then Ihe Western position has 10 be renegotialed with Great Britain and France in sum 11 is a job that requires a high order of mental physical and emotional stamina Attacks Role of Johnson WASHINGTON A cam paign by Sen William Proxmirc DWis to clip the authority of Democratic Leader Lyndon B Johnson of Texas remained a oneman effort Tuesday No other senator publicly hacked Proxmircs demand in the Senate Monday for revival of party caucuses to direct and control the party leaders fie said Johnson is exercising im mense powers without respon sibility to anybody but the vot ers of Texas Proxmire who himself once praised Johnson as the second most powerful man in govern ment said he will discuss in a later speech the implications of Johnsons leadership and the power it has j BEHIND THE scenes there were other Democrats who ob viously agreed with Proxmire that they have surrendered 1o Johnson sweeping authority never before so concentrated in a party chieftain But these Democrats avoided publicly air ing their views Proxmire himself said in an interview he had been told by some other senators they were in sym pathy with his views But he said be wouldnt name them publicly He said he hadnt d i cussed his speech in ad FREEDOM ON of sev eral hundred Greek Cypriot political prisoners carries his belongings on leav ing a detention camp on Cyprus The AP Pholofax signing of a new treaty included a gen eral amnesty by the British to those who led the terrorist movement against them since 1945 vance wit h Dem ocratic JOHNSON colleagues because I felt it wouldnt be fair lo involve them in something that might make difficulties for them with Ihe In this connection one Demo cratic critic of Proxmirc who didnt want his name used quipped that the Wisconsin sen ator had picked Washingtons Birthday to make his farewell SENATORS MOST familiar with Johnsons operations said however they expect the ma jority leader to bend over back wards in public efforts to dem onstrate he is being fair to Proxmire and others who may view his leadership as some thing less than fully satisfactory to them Johnson himself was in Tex as confined to his home with in Speed Law Change Defeated DES MOINES House defeated G734 Tuesday an at tempt to increase the maximum speed limit for trucks from 50 to 60 miles per hour and for buses from 55 to 60 The vote came after a lengthy debate in a committee of the whole House during which State Safety Commissioner Russell Brown explained the Safety De partments opposition to the in creases BROWN SAID the bill would establish truck speeds at night time the same as the limits for passenger cars He said this would force the driver of a pas senger car either to exceed the speed limit in passing the truck or to drive across the State with something like a billboard across his face He referred lo the way in which a large truck limits the vision of a driver fol lowing Rep John Duffy DDubuque m a rl e the strongest speech Mason City Fog forming laic Tuesday night dissipating Wednesday morning other wise fair through Wednesday Lows Tuesday night 101G Highs Wednesday 3236 owa Fog forming late Tues day night dissipating Wed nesday morning otherwise fair Lows Tuesday night 10 18 north 1828 south High Wednesday 3038 north 3845 south Further outlook Partly clou d y little temperature change Thursday fluenza Aides said it was not against the higher limits likely he would have any pub lic comment Proxmires chief complaint was that the individual Demo crats have no voice in deter mining which legislation is lo be brought before the Senate for a vote Johnson operates in such in stances wilh a nine member policy committee he heads and whose members he appoints Some Senate liberals feel this group is weighted onthe con servative side Liquor Bill Without Local Option Filed I DO NOT want a 30ton super dreadnought thundering down our 20foot highways at 60 miles an hour especially dangerous curves eastern Duffy said If we had more modern highways in Iowa 1 would be for the Minnesota Fair Highs 30 to 40 and warm GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAH AGO Maximum Minimum 37 9 10 57 33 Crabbe Chosen to Be Regent DES MOINES MVGov Her Urge Pay Raise for Governor DES MOINES annual salary for Gov llcrsche Loveless has been recommended by the House and Senate appro priations subcommittees At the same time the Governors expense account would be ter minated The Governor now gets the ex pcnse account and a salary of a year CHAIRMAN ROBERT Naden RWcbsler City of the House subcommittee on departmental appropriations said elimination of the allowance was suggested because of public confusion about the actual compensation given the Governor He said the is given the Governor to use as be sees fit and the al owance should be lumped in one sum In the past the stale auditors office has the Cover ior for not making public an lemizcrl accounting of how lie spends the The attorney general has ruled that no item zed statement is required THE SUBCOMMITTEES also Russians Reject German Proposa Approve Judicial Reforms DES MOINES UPI The Iowa Senate Tuesday approved for the second lime in eight days a constitutional amend ment calling for widespread judicial reform in Iowa didnt change the measure in giving il second ap proval The Senate beat down two proposed revisions by Sen II Moore DDunlap and Sen D C Nolan Rlowa THE CONST ITUTIONAL amendment would create state judicial nominating commissions lo select candidates from which lie governor would fill vacan cies on Ihe Iowa Supreme Court and the District Courts The controversial pail of Ihe resolution concerned Die nomi nating commissions w h i c h would be selected equally by the governor and members of the State Bar Assn Opponents of the resolution charged that the nominating commissions would take away the power of selecting judges from the voters and strip llc Legislature of any power in naming the judges The supporters of the consti tutional amendment which must be considered by be House and by the next session of the Leg islature before being submitted to the voters said it would re move the naming of the judge from the whims and politics of the AP rlmlolnx THE HIGH AND LOW Ol1 Premier Khrushchev Russia and Prime Minister MacmiMan of Croat Britain are just different in physical size as they are in political beliefs Khrushchev has to crane his neck to return Macmillans smile during a reception at the British embassy in Moscow A MOTION to reconsider the earlier approval of be resolu tion was introduced by Moore who said he based bis move on the onevote defeat of an amendment he filed last week Moores amendment would give he Legislature the power r establish be machinery and he mechanics of the nominal ng commissions Nolans amendment w o u I d ly on Loveless Tuesday sent to avc approvcd saary incrcascs in n or t hlnc senate for confirmation the for other elective officials and Republican Party Still Majority in Iowa Erbe Rules DES MOINCS Dem ocratic votes were cast in Ihe voting for governor last fall but the majority parly in Iowa is be Republican Parly That was a ruling made by Atty Gen Norman Erbe Mon day Gov Edward 1 Mc Manus had requested the rul ing The attorney generals opin ion said Dial in making up committees in both branches of the Assembly each has acted and made a record hat majority parly in both the Sen ate and the House is the Repub lican Warm Trend to Remain Warm daytime is Ihe outlook for Iowa througl Wednesday Highs Monday ranged from 37 degrees at Mason City and Sioux City lo II at Burlington The Weather Bureau said the read ings Wednesday afternoon be in llic and lower His The lows Tuesday morning ranged from 3 above at Spencer lo 24 at OUumwa Mason City iiad The indications are that he Wednesday morning will be from aboul 30 above in the northwest to ibotil 2H in the southeast The Weather Bureau said he nilder weather probably would ti t i r v 11 11 i in vtituft j v raised the question throughThursday in connection with appointments lo the Legislative Interim com mittee which is supposed o Engineers to Ask have six majority party mem a Supporters of the bill said the Statc Board of Regents increased limits would facilitate the flow of traffic sixyear appointment of Maur ice B Crabbe 53 publisher of Ihe Eagle Grove Eagle to the A n a t i v eof Ashton u Crabbe attended Grinncll public Debate on the higher speed its came just one clay before thci House will debate a bill to set a I jschoojsi Hason cjty 70 mile day speed limit for cats The state now has a 60 mile night limit for cars and a safe and reasonable day limit The House passed a bill to in Col legc Grinnell College Univer sity of Missouri and the State University of Iowa Crabbe a Republican is re cording secretary of the Iowa JPress and has been crease the maximum anfi Publisher of the DES MOINES proposal height of trucks from 12 feet 6 EaSlc for lne Past 12 years was on file in the low House inches lo 13 feet 6 inches Tuesday to allow liquor by the drink sales without local option Under the measure local coun cils would be given authority to issue licenses to applicants But the proposal could not be sub mitted to local option vote of the people The bill was spon sored by Rep John L Duffy RDubuque and 12 others Duffy said the bill would do away with the subterfuge dis crimination and failure in liquor law SAME for other elective officials and for many employes whose pay fixed by law Among Die in creases recommended were Secretary of state auditor treasurer and agriculture sec retary from a year lo attorney general from to SI comptroller from to safety commissioner lo tax commissioners lo highway commissioners to The salary increases would be effective next Jan same power to set up the nominating commissions and in addition set the terms for Ibc Supreme Court justices at nol less than eight years and district court not less than six years WILLIAMS DIES CHICAGO Griff Williams 50 pianist whose dance orchestra played in the countrys major ballrooms died Monday a heart attack The opinion means McManus will name Iwo Republicans and one Democrat to interim committee vacancies OMALLEY MENTIONED DES MOINES UP Sen George OMaMey DDcs Moincs was being considered for appointment to the State Highway Commission informed sources said here salary Doosr CLEVELAND Ohio Hfi The Brolhcrhood of Locomotive En gincers said Tuesday it will a sifor a 12 per cent increase n wage rales for its more tbar engineers Notices will bt served Monday on major U S railroads Chief Engineer Gu It Brown said the union will ask Ihe 12 per ccnl bike to be figured on rates in effect Nov I when n threeyear contract expires Hear Billy Graham in Australia MELBOURNE Australia About persons packedilard 73 died Tuesday of burns Des Moines Woman Succumbs to Burns DES MOINES tfvDaisy Mil evangelist Billy Grahams meet ing His service was televised More than L500 mainly teen agers responded lo his call for decisions for Graham is conducting a fivemonth cru sade in Australia and New Zea land received Monday afternoon while burning trash outside her home here Mrs Millard suf fered burns over 85 per cent of her body when her dress caught fire when she apparent ly slipped on the ice after light ing the fire AT 2 YEARS THIS LADDIE SAYS He Just Has to Have Moke PEORIA III 2year old Peoria boy about a month ago picked up a lighted ciga rette and smoked it Next day he wanted another He got if Now the IrlHe fof Lawrence Smith smokes five cigarettes a day His mother Mrs Law rence Smith says she is wor ried because she cant break him of the habit Ive Mrs Smith said But Lawrence cries and cries unfit he gets his ciga rettes He wants his Mrs Smith a divorcee who works as a waitress said she is going to take her son to a doctor to find out why likes to smoke cigarettes Mrs Smith who said she doesnt smoke said she be lieved Lawrence picked up the habit from baby sitter she tmploys fpr the little fellow The mother tried to substi tute candy cigarettes for the real thing But it was no go Lawrence doesnt light the cigarettes he smokes Thats a job for either his mother or the baby sitter Theres a danger from fire if he lights his cigarettes him Mrs Smith said Lawrence is careful with the ashes He even carries an ash tray in his tricycle Parley Fruitless So Far MOSCOW Premier Nikiia Khrushchev emerging from d a y s of talks wilh British Prime Minister Harold MaciTiilltn threw cold water Tuesday on Ihe Wests plan for a fourpower meeting on Ger many Khrushchev to 1 d a political rally in the Kremlin that the So viet Union Ihe United Slates Britain and ranee cannot dis cuss German reunification be cause this is a question for two German slates them A fourpower meeting at Jit foreign minister level as sug by the West might in crease instead of reduce inler lalioital tension Khrushchev declared KHRUSHCHEV conceded the four powers could discuss ircvcjilion of militarism in West iml East Germany But he then restated the Soviet stand that should Be settled jnly by the Germans them selves Me also repeated the Soviet iroposals for a conference of leads of government of all hose nations that waged war igainst Hitler in World War II o work out a treaty with Ger nany iflie Western powers rejected his proposal in their recent lotcs calling for a fourpower Germany a I the for ign ministers level Khrushchev warned that any iolatcd of the East German orders in the dispute over West Berlin would be considered an of aggression against the Varsaw Pad powers While Khrushchev was speak ng Inthe Kremlin the visiting lacmillan was sightseeing MACMILLAN called off tinting trip scheduled for Wed csday and planned a full day f informal talk with the Soviet eader at the British ilia outside Moscow The sightseeing Tuesday was villi a purpose a motor trip 90 miles northeast of Moscow to look over the worlds largest alom smasher the 10billioa volt synchotron at the Atomic Research Institute at Dubna Among the chief researchers at Die institute is ItaJianborn slipped out of England in Octo ber 1950 lo work in the Soviet Union He and Macmillan were not expected to meet Moscow newspapers gave Macmillan Ihe warmest recep tion since bis arrival Saturday The Communist party organ Pravda and government paper Izvcstia carried front page pho tographs of Mondays formal meeting between the two lead ers and devoted nearly two of their six pages to recounting Macmillans activities and speeches The papers and Moscow radio also gave full play to Monday nights dinner at the British Embassy where Khrushchev bailed Macmillan as a man of peace   

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