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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 25, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited for ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Tht Newspaper That Makes All Norfh lowans Neighbors HOME EDITION VOL Associated United Press Internttlooal Full Wlrei MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 25 1959 7c a Cow Thin nf Four One 119 Approve Building Funds Senate Takes Fast Action DES MOINES ff The Senate Wednesday passed 480 Us first major appropriations bill of the session The measure brought out byj the Appropriations Committee last week would allocate for buildings and other improvements at Board of Re gents Institutions It also would allocate to equip the Iowa Historical Society building at Iowa City A similar bill is on file in the House The money would go for cap Hal improvements at the State University of Iowa Iowa Stale College Iowa State Teachers College the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School Iowa School for the Deaf and State Sanito rium THE BOARD lost its capital appropriations two years ago when Gov Herschel Loveless vetoedthem to be sure that spending would not ex ceed state revenue under a two per cent sales lax An appropriation of for the next two years was re t ml ICVl Lilt JJlQlii llVJUi itl Cl quested board Ihc Gov City landmark the n n H a fi A 1 77 1 i old Jackson School building at 10th and S Federal The build ing in recent years has been in use by commercial firms The damage probably will lop and perhaps be much ernor recommended The bill would give for the State University of Iowa for Iowa State Col lege for Teachers College for the Braille and Sight Saving School 330 for the School for the Deaf for the Oakdale Sanato rium and for roads for the various institutions The bill gives Ihe board more flexibility in spending the funds Legislative Interim Committee approval would not be required for contract change orders which did not increase the con tract cost more than three per cent BALANCES remaining in ap propriations for projects which were not needed for the project might be transferred to other building and repair costs at the institution receiving the money While the board might be able to use more money I think that this will go a long way toward meeling Ihe needs of the institutions at said Sen W C Stuart chairman of the subcommittee which handled the bill The passage of any of the ma jor appropriations by eithei house before the spring reces is considered unusual speed Bolh the House and Senate were flooded with proposed bill Wednesdaysince it was the last day for legislators to submit in dividual bills From now on all bills introduced will have to come from a commitlee The House passed several mi nor bills It considered an earlier vote amended and final ly passed a measure to permit children under 16 to hunt with out a license if accompanied by an adult THE BOYS SHARE BIRTHDAY When little Don ald Carter weighed in at G pounds 8 ounces at an In dianapolis hospital he continued the tradition of all members of the Carter family celebratingtheir birth day on Feb 24 Admiring the newest member of the AP Iliolufnx clan are left to right Father Donald Curler grand father George Carter and greatgrandfather Rich ard Carter Dad was celebrating his birthday grandfather his 51st and groatgrandad his 7lth DAMAGE WILL EXCEED Old Jackson Stand by Reds Blow to Peace rr WASI1INCITON Eisenhower said Wednesday the Soviet Union altitude regarding Berlin is so illogical it offers little promise for establishment of a just peace With much emphasis lOtsen bower told a MOWS conference the Uniled States will not give one single inch in its determina tion to preserve the rights and Responsibilities of the Western Allies witli respect to Berlin views in commenting on Soviet Premier Nikila Khrushchevs Macmillan was in Moscow for discussion of such matters eold attitude toward the proi Eisenhower called Khrush posal by the Western powcrsjchcvs altitude obviously and for a foreign ministers confer palpably intransigent or un yielding The President said the Krem lin lenders position has been encc on Germany A reporter asked Eisenhower for his views on what the news nuin termed the Soviet Prowell known all along that miers informal rejection of the he now seems to be cmphasiz Western proposal The reporter j ing it noted it came without prior no lice In Hrilish Prime Minister The President expressed hisliUacmillan at the very time Burns Fire Wednesday morning gut ted the main floor of a 46year to Be Struck Saturday CHICAGO union offi cial Wednesday announced a slrike against lhe Chicago and North Western Railway has been set for Satur day The announcement was made by Harry Grain general chair man of the grievance com mi t te of members of theBrother hood of Railway Trainmen em ployed by the North Western GRAIN SAID the strike will affect about members of the brotherhood who work as conductors b r a k e in e n and switchmen in both freight and passenger service Grain said the slrike will be systemwide including Iowa poinls He said it was called because of arbitrary changes in work rules without proper negotia tion and in violation of our agreement and the Railway Labor higher N Levinson half ownei of lhe building made a prelim inary estimate of dam age lo the structure itself In addition there was damage lo equipment and files of the six firms occupying the building Harry Gelt is Ihc olher owner The fire was discovered al arm in the soulheast parl of the main floor in the space used by the Al Gerardi Accord ion School Us cause has nol been discovered FIREMEN SAID the fire was going through the roof when they arrived and it spread quickly through an open walkway space oelween lhe roof and the ceil ing of the main floor Water used by firemen and water from a water pipe that burst flooded halfbasement floor causing damage there The building has only the two floors By fire was going through the roof on the entire east half of Ihc building Ten minutes later flames burst down into Hie rooms on lhe west half and ali office space on the floor became involved Three fire trucks were sent lo lhe scene when the fire was re ported The first two firemen of the offduty shift arriving took the aerial ladder truckto the scene al and its 80 foot ladder was put into use on the roof from the south side of the building FIREMEN SAID the fire with in Ihc dead space below the roof was difficult to reach with water By 2 the entire roof had collapsed and only fairly small fires were being fought at various1 points in the However the first of the fire trucks was not returned lo Ihe firestation until Within a half hour after the fire was re ported a total of five fire truck were atlhe scene All available in all were at the fire for several hours The shift was not dis missed unlil afler am one fire truck was left at the just before noon with firemen watching for smol deringspots Including the fina cleanup and standby period firemen spentnearly 11 hours at the Six injuries to firemen were reported Two men stepped on nails one cul a hand on glass two received bruises and one i hernia Fireman Marvin A Gerdcs who suffered the hernia under QUESTION STUDIED Kin of Justices Cut From Payroll MOINES relatives of Iowa Supreme Court justices have been removed from Hie state payroll peiulinc re consideration by the court of the question of whether they shouJc be employed The fourhave been acting ns secretaries In the two Democratic justices T Eugene Thornton Waterloo and GaiTcll Corydon and two of the seven Republicans Juslices WilliamL Bliss Mason City and Norman Hays Knoxvillc Thornton and Carroll have been employing their wives Hays his had his son Norman working for him and Mliss has em ployed his daughter Mrs David Helen Temple also of Masoi The four have been paid al Ihe rate of a year Thej went emergency surgery Wedwere taken off he payroll us of Feb 1 by Stale Complrollei nesday at Park Hospilal Glenn Sarsficld Three of the firms occupying Sarsfield said he was not try GRAIN DECLINED to 90 into detail The North Western has been Ihe target of controversy in volving its employes customers and communities its lerri tory Railroad unions have ob jjected to the economy policies nf itc nliiirman Ron Hfinf Georgia Boy Wins Jaycee Speech Title WASHINGTON W Rachels 17 Columbus Wednesday won the lop prize in the 12th annual Junior Chamber of Commerce Voice of SAME k Has means riffle Heath In past Mason City Generally Wednesday night and Thurs day Warmer Low Wednes day nighl 1520 High Thurs day 38 Democracy contest He gels a scholarship lo Ihe college of his choice Three olher finalisls were of fered S500 scholarships to the Missouri School of Journalism They are Derek L Boolh 17 Boonton Herman Mast 17 Lawrence and Sanford 21 the building are headed by Ray mond They arc lhe R and II Construction Norll Iowa Steel Co and Building Specialties and Supply Co estimated equipment los at to AT THE HEIGHT of the fire two light trucks were driven out of Die half basement byan11 and R employe A drive enters the lower floor from lhe north Al Gerardi of the accordian school said that there were more than 100 accordians in the sec tion of the building he occupied as well as office equipment He estimated his loss as al leasl of the accordians wore small raining models and less expensive than regular in struments Other firms which suffered losses in the building were the Muncie Construclion Co and a dance school operated by Carla Plagge THE JACKSON Building was built in a cost of 000 It was designed to Nepotism Attacked Defended DKS AfOJNES The prnc ice of nepotism among Iowas congressional and stale lawmak ers and Supremo Court justices vsts both criticized and defended y Iowa legislators Wednesday The matter of keeping relatives HI the public payroll came to ight last week when it was dis closed that Iowa Reps Steven V Carter and Leonard G Wolf employed members nf I heir fain lies in the Washington D offices al high salaries Both ire Democrats In the Legislature a count howcrl that 7 senators and 1 ini president conlinu cpresenlnlives have relative working for I horn as clerks a i ill ii irvin pioymem 01 mi auciutui lyj modate 200 students and by Uh roval o hc COUrt nad an enrollment of IDS Use of the building as a school was discontinued and il was sold in 1939 for It was owned for some time by M F Holahan Chicago During World War II the Stoddard Manu acluring Co had the building ind 1915 it was purchased by he WilliamsWilbert Vault Co That firm owned it vhen Levinson and ing 1o tell the court what the aw1 is on nepotism but leaving the final decision lo thai body SARSFIEUD a Republican is an employe of Democratic Gov Herschel Loveless But Sars field said his action had no con ncclioii with the Governor He added that ho action was taken1 entirely on his own inilln ive Some of the justices s a i d earlier Hint they do nol regard heir actions as violation of the icpotism law That law relates to officers who must post bond when qualifying for office a re liiircmenl not applied to Su preme Court justices some of hem said IT ALSO has b e e n held imps thai if an official group lircs a relative of one of its nembers it is not nepotism even though it might have been f the member personally em ployed the relative In thepresent case the a day for a sevenday week of the secretaries was JQHN A liams called nepotism an ex tremcly bad Salary increases passed fo congressmen several years ag were supposed to lake care o that he said Lo cally loo its a bad praclic and 1 would nol do il Wolfs employment of his wifi at one of the lop salaries pair AS FOR Khrushchevs I the W e s ts proposal for a onfcruncc on he Berlin prob lem Eisenhower described il as a development which certainly Hindi be called n hopeful one Then lie said hat the Soviet remiers attitude is so illogical liiat it doesnt promise much for establishment of a just peace On another subject Eiscn liower said he knows inora about defense needs than lha individual military service Icad rs The President struck back what lie called demogogic critics of his defense program Kisenhowcr referred in a sar castic voice lo lalk about some missiles submarines arid radar HE DID NOT name specific aily these critics of his defense program Bui il was clear ha was aiming this shaft at Sen Stuart Symington DMo and others who have contended the administrations defense pro gram will permit the Uniled Slates to fal behind Russia in he production of inlcrconlinen a missiles ICiscnhowcr said the bends of liic Ihrec military services na turally do nol have idenlical views since each believes his service is Ihc mosl important lo national defense Because of Ibis Ihc President said some jorly has lo make the decisions Eisenhower said that for the first time lie wns violating his own rule lo maintain a position of humility He thinks the Pres tlcnt said firmly that ho li norc able than any individual nilitary leader to judge the iccessitics of overall defense THEN HE struck ike Symington who have been ailing for an increase in the defense budget Jusl spending money doesnt ncan that youre going to make lie nation strong Eisenhower aid He added spending may oper le to weaken defense What as a whole officials said Although a number of wives of Legislators are working for Ihem as secretaries in the Lcgislalure Sarsficld said he has not decided to take any ac tion in thai field Sarsfield said that a committee sclccls and the Legislature employs the chased it imlil ioviiccrks wnicn reduces the part porsonncl was defended Gelt puViplaycd by lhe imlividui1 mciniSen John OConnor CDStraw ibers in the process Mason r u Orkin 15 Sunburv Pa Us chairman Ben Heine Neuha man which have cosl hundieds waj jn 0 I015 iconlcsl He was accompanied loj some of the Midwestern thc awards luncheon by Gene states served by the line Muscaline president of nuinities have opposed removal the Iowa Broadcaslers Assn of unprofitable passenger serv I was disappoinled lo some Iowa Generally fair i0 effect economies night and Thursday Some what warmer north Wednes day night and over mosl of slale Thursday Lows Wednes day night 1520 north 2030 soulh High Thursday mid 30s northeast to near 50 south west Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average aboul 5 degrees above normal Thursday through next Monday Nor mal highs are 36 north to 44 south Normal lows are 16 north to 21 soulh Mild at be ginning of period but turning colder Friday or Saturday Precipitation will average 05 of an inch or less occurring as showers or snow flurries about Friday Minnesota Locally warmer Highs Thursday 3515 and consolidation of rural extcnl in not winning Neuhaus was quoted but he said he had a wonderful lime and gladly would go Ihrough it Neuhaus said he met many inleresling people and the ex periences he had were well worth lhe Neuhaus was expccled back in Mason Cily Wednesday night lowan to Be Next U S Bar Assn Head CHICAGO UPI The next presidcnl of the American Bar Assn will be anlowan John D Randall 59 Cedar Rapids was chosen Tuesday as presi dentnominee by the midwin ter meeting of the ABA and will succeed the current pres Romania to Permit Emigration of Jews VIENNA UPI Communist Romania announced Wednesday it has lifted its emigraiion bars for Jews In an official slale menl broadcast by Bucharest Radio the Romanian govern ment said its authorilies have been prompted only by hu manitarian reasons to lift the emigration ban for all those Jews whose families were sep arated during and after the last World BARN DESTROYED LUTHER ff The barn oiridcnl Ross L Malone al lhe he farm operated by DarrclLassocialions annual mccling in GlobeGazette weather data uplPage norlhwcst of his RooncfMiami in August He intends berry She is a very capable worn OConnor said and wortl every penny shes paid lie Wolf told us during his cam paign he would lake his wife to HE ADDED he didnt go along with what Carter did I just clonl sec how he can gel worlh of work out of his son The whole thing is a litlle far Hep Scnlt Swisher Dlnwrt said We have a few wives of legislators working in liie 1 loose but I dont believe there are any Sen Jacob Grimslead whose wife is employed as a commit tee clerk said its hard for rfic in my situation to make any sorl of He said his wife came to work for him the first lime this year when his ormcr committee clerk found other employment just before he outset of he session Sen X T Prcntis RMount Ayr said Ihc practice was abusive and He added he was very much op posed lo it especially on the national level DEMOCRATIC SWEEP CHICAGO cd by Mayor Richard J Daley scored a near sweep of city of fices in one of the lightest pri cd is a nicety of judgment iviiich will insure that the coun try has balanced defenses Eisenhower said thai John Foster Dulles himself will de intensive cancer treatment over a period of he is physically able lo carry on as secretary of stale EISENHOWER WAS f k t i what he thought of a suggestion from some Democratic senators that Dulles should be replaced He replied that he would try lo be is not gel angry Eisenhower told the confer ence not to think it is a mailer of Dulles wanting the job It is a question instead of Dulles dedication lo the work Eisen hower said He added that if a time comes when Dulles cannot be restored to the degree of health necessary to carry on his duties the secretary will let President know Rep Carter to Cut Salary of Son to WASHINGTON UPI Hep Steven V Carter DIowa told he House Wednesday he will keep his 19yearold college stu dent son on his congressional layroll but cut his salary from fo Carter said the original sal ary was only When he put his son on his ifficc staff in January Carter aid he had been told by physi ians that he was suffering from ancer and had only veeks to He said however that now he as been assured that because f treatments he isoiow imder oing at Waller Reed Hospital hat he can expect a to 8 Wednesday Maximum 28 Minimum 2 At 8 14 Counly town was completely clejlo continue practice stroycd by fire early Wednes day All conlcnts were lost in cluding 7 sows and 46 pigs unlil then but expects quite a bit of homework and travel after Firemen direct floor Wednesday morning By lhe time hosesonto theroof at the west end of the fire had reached this point all of Building at 19th and S Fed xcs on the floor were involved in the eral where fire swept through the upper blaze normal mary election turnouts in re fc centChicago history The citys This brought a burst of ap Domocralic organization turnedlplause from the 60 members out a B to 1 majority over the Republicans in Tuesdays bal loting which saw only aboul onelhird of those registered who had sal silently lislening to barters reply to those who have him for political   

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