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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 7, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                Daily Newspaper Edtod fat HOME EDITION VOL w PNM Tht Ntwspaptr Tint Mokts All North lowons Neighbors rmn MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 7 Wt T Legislators to Reconvene Face Biggest Problems of By DAN PERKES DBS MOINES Iowa Legislature after a weeks rest returns to lawmakiiig Monday and faces some of the bigger problems of the 1959 session The problems Reapportion ment appropriations taxes and liquor by the drink to name a few Despite the tasks ahead in the last half of the session however some legislators ex pressed optimism about keep ing to the iast pace which marked prerecess weeks HouseSpeaker Verne Lisle RClarinda commented I dont think well get bogged down We know what we want to get Sen Jack Schroeder major ity floor leader said its still hoped that the Legislature can lop anywhere from 10 days to two weeks off the traditional 100day session Ill encourage working night and day in the Senate to reach that he said To help speed the work Schroeder said a Steering Committee will be named in the the first time in its history Such a commit tee which already has been appointed in the House rear ranges the calendar to give major legislation first choice The first order of business in the Senate Monday Schroeder said will be the regular calendar On Tuesday he said the Senate probably will devote much of its time to confirma tion of ing that of J C Wright as state superintendent of public instruction He he intends to call a SenateHouse GOP caucus the first of the week to discuss progress toward presession recommendations of the Re publican Policy Committee He said the caucus also will discuss individual matters leg islators have found of party and public interest during the Reapportionment probably will be set aside as a special order of business during the first two weeks Schroeder said The Senate Redistricting Committee has reported out a measure which would provide for a 99member House one representative from each a 60member Sen ate based on population The idea in the Lisle said is to let the Sen ate pass the first reapportion ment A total of nine re districting proposals have been introduced on both sides The first hurdle has been taken in recommendations made by both the GOP Policy Committee and by Gov Herschel Loveless 1 The Governor already has signed a measure providing for an allocation of 300 to state educational insti tutions for new buildings and improvements He also has signed a bill which would en able the state lo pay in full per month pension to re tired teachers not under the Iowa Public Employes Re tirement System Among the other measures already introduced which fol low policy committee recom mendations include ones to Make the Commerce Com mission appointive r h e r than elective establish day time speed limits on t h e states primary and second ary roads boost the Highway Patrol strength by at least 50 men and adjust the road use tax fund allocation A bill on file in the House would adjust the road use fund allocation formula to give cities 12 per cent pri mary highways 42 per cent and secondary roads 4C per ccnl The present allocution is 8 per cent lo cities 42 per cent to primary roads and 50 per cent to the secondary tern The Legislature already has taken steps to strengthen the motor vehicle fuel tax law by naming a committee and ap propriating toconduct an audit of the gas tax di vision Such an audit Schroe der has said would determine what remedial steps are necessary to strengthen the law One of the major orders of business in coming weeks Schroeder and Lisle said will be lo make political reforms as proposed by the Legislative Investigating Committee Another measure w h i c h passed the Senate i t h bi partisan support is a judicial reform proposal to put va cancies on the District Court and Supreme Court bench oa an appointive rather than elective basis This proposed constitutional amendment still faces the House test One of the most controver sial subjects yet to be put to the test by both Senate and House is liquor by the The Senate Cities and Towns Committee has sent out for floor action a measure which would allow local option on liquor by the drink r Gains in Top Hoodlums Crumbling By JACK ADAMS WASHINGTON Ml Several of the nations top hoodlums have run into black days since the Justice Department started a big push against the under world a year ago More are expected to topple as federal authorities continue a steady whittling out of cases against underworld characters Justice Department officials Saturday Atty Gen Wil liam Rogers program for an unrelenting long term at tack on the hoodlum element is just about as moving along planned ROGERS ANNOUNCED the program as a systematic non sensational drive to combat or ganized crime with IT Highly or ganized series of prosecutions aimed primarily at getting the 100 top hoodlums behind bars or out of the country The names on the select list have never been published but as a starter Rogers ordered a poolingloJLinformation on these SIDES UNITED War of Nerves By Ike WASHINGTON tf President Eisenhower and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev are locked in a strange kind of contest each trying to convince the other his side is united on the issue of Berlins future With Secretary of State John Foster Dulles on the sidelines fighting cancer Eisenhower moved into a more active foreign affairs role In East Germany Khrushchev was busy assembling his allies Officials said Eisenhower may make a radiotelevision ap peal for public understanding and support They said the Presi does not yet think lation warrahls such a broad cast But they foresaw it as a possible move if there is a fur A CASE OF BEING SNOWBOUND If Tom Handland 303 23rd S had any plains for a weekend excursion in1 the family car hed best forget about it Handlandsurveys the situation from GlobeGazette photo by Muiser atop aomassive drift on 23rd at Jefferson after a sncwplow ram med through a single lane opening MqrchJBIIpw Moves ififo Northeast BV THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A wild March snow storm la pered off and whipped through characters Northeast Saturday after TPRT Heaving the upper Midwes FBI the immigration service and the Treasury units handling counterfeiting narcotics alco hol andincome tax cases The Council of State Governments pnd the National Assn of State Attorneys Genera pledged co operation wilh respect to in formation them Milton Wessel 35 former as sistant U S attorney in New York City was recalled from private law practice to act as an information coordinator with the title of special assistant to the attorney general ONE OF ITS tasks was to straightjacketed in the worst late winter weather pounding in a Numerous highways remained blocked in snowchoked sections of Iowa Minnesota Wisconsin and Michigan as high winds whipped snowfalls of up to 22 inches into 20foot drifts DEATHS BLAMED on the storm numbered 37 16 in Iowa 10 in Indiana 6 in Wiscon sin 2 in Michigan 2 in New York and 1 in Pennsylvania The prespring dose of winter claimed its victims through now shoveling heart attacks check out the activities of some raffic accidents and asphyxia 60 men who showed up for socalled crime convention at winds gusting up lo Iowas worst snow storm in decade took 16 lives left many towns isolated and hundreds o cars and trucks marooned drifts 20 deep in some places and a conversation jiece for years afterward Strong northerly winds dice down Friday night giving snow plow crews an opportunity to make some headway Saturday against the drifts which blocked lighways over practically the entire state Maj James Machholz assist nt chief of the Iowa Highway said he expected main ighways would be opened be ore the end of the day Satur ay There was only oneway raffic on some highways INDICATIONS WERE that The State Highway Commis sion district office in Mason Citj Saturday reported that all roads were open west of a line run ning northwest from Waterloo to Waverly Charles City and Osage During the day snow plows in that area had opened up all roads to twoway traffic East of that line to the Missis sippi River Ihe Highway Com mission reported considerable Saturday extra plow units were sent into that area THE FIRST TRAIN from hicago since Thursday morn ng on the Milwaukee Road ar rived in Mason City Saturday afternoon It had been held at since Friday morn Apalachm N Nov 14 1957 an hour swept the heavy snow In the year since the Wessel Isonie towns in the northeast The Jefferson Transportation said everything was normal at noon Saturday Morning buses were all running on schedule the ScenicHawkeye Stages operating from Decorah to Mason City That bus left Mason City Thursday noon and did not return until Saturday afternoon OZARK AIR LINES was back in operation Saturday after two days Highlights of the State Police Radio road conditions report Highway 30 blocked at Slate enter Oneway traffic on High way 6 east and Highway 69 south in the DCS Moines area Soine oneway traffic on High way 34 in the Osceola area Homestead by Weathei CHICAGO I Iiomesleaders A band of IraveJing in au lomobiles and trucks headed out of the Chicago area Saturday on the third day of their long rck to Alaska The 37 men womenand chil dren rolled northwest on the Illinois toll road toward the Wis consin state line after spending he night at a campground near suburban Hinsdale The little group of modern pioneers all from Michigan left Detroit Thursday morning on the trek to the newest U S state Bitter weath er and road troubles beset the party from the start We are two days out of De troit and were already two days said Marino Sik 32 a member of the party The former oil company em Attempt to Buy OH Kennedy MILWAUKEE ft Robert Kennedy chief counsel of the Senate LaborManagement Com mitlee says some elements o both management and labor of fered him political support fcjr his brother Sen Joseph F Ken nedy in exchange for laying off parties summoned by Ihe committee Sen Kennedy is regarded as a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination Robert Kennedy told a news conference the most serious attempt came from manage ment but added he also had a serious offerfrom labor He de clined to name names and said no money was offered Asked how many offers were made Kennedy said more than Later in the in lask force started its highly se cret in cooperation with state and local officials Vito Genovese who has been described as top man in the New York who at tended the Apalachin meeting was indicted on a narcotics charge and is now on trial in New York Russell Bufalino of New York another Apalachin delegate nas been ordered deported and de portation proceedings have been started against some others who went to Apalachin JOE PROFACI also a dele gale and who has been idenli fied with Brooklyn rackets has been denaturalized usually a preliminary step toward depor talion action Gambler Frank Costello al ready in prison for income tax evasion has had his acquired American citizenship revoked Paul The Waiter Ricca one time right hand man for AI Ca pone was convicted of income taxevasion in Chicago and re ceived a threeyear prison sen tence Peter Lacavoli reputed leader of the Detroit Purple Gang was also convicted on the same charge and got years TALKS TOO FAST SHERMAN OAKS Calif UPI Robert Eugene Esch bach 26 arrested on suspicion of holding up a supermarket denied knowing anything about the stickup Im slrictly a bur he prolested Saturday i area as the storm moved norlh eastward into Canada TWO 300FOOT radio towers were downed winds in Bowling Green Ohio anda bouse trailer was overturned while being towed on a highway near Ohio In Michigan about 30 persons werestranded south of Mar quette as theroughest blizzard of the winter carrying 12inch snowfalls blocked U S Route 41 All of them crowded into a nearby house for the night Nearlythree dozen cars were tied up along another section of U S 41 near Harvey anc Negaunee LICENSING OKD PIERRE S D Da kota has joined the far as the drivers license is con cerned Friday it became the last state in continental United States to enact a drivers licens ing law requiring driving and oral examinations SAME 1M IOWA OEFAKTMENT FIGUBESl BUek U least another day Meanwhile over all of the slate lowanj s struggled lo bring conditions s back to normal a Highway traffic generally was j back to normal in North Iowa f but a great number of rural roads still were Chicago which was held in M son City Thursday night le Friday night at mor than 24 hours after ils schec uled departure at Two trains on Ihe Chicag Great Western due in Maso City at midnight and Saturday did not make it Th southbound was annulled Th northbound was stuck betwee Meservey and Swaledale an could not move forward o backward A crew was sent out Satur day afternon from Mason Citj to clear the way and pull in th stuck Ira in which was running out of fuel It would normal refuel at Mason City The Rock Island Lines were operating a little off schedule The Chicago North Western railway was operating close to schedule The M St L was encountering little difficulty f Mason City Generally fair Saturday night lows 510 Sunday partly cloudy with little temperature change high about Iowa Generally fair Saturday night a little warmer southwest lows 510 northeast to about 20 south Sunday partly cloudy with little change in temperature highs 3040 Further Monday partly cloudy with little temperature change Cloudy flurries Highs Sunday 2535 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Boy Killed in OneCar Crash CLINTON One youth was killed instantly and another critically injured early Saturday when their car went out of control on an icy stretch near iere and wrapped itself around ng unable lo buck the snow Highways were normal tojployc is taking his wife and 8 The castbound night train for near normal except for icy monthold in He daughter to home areas In Ihe Humboldt area high ways were 100 per cent snow packed In the Allison area it was mostly oneway traffic ex cept for blocks on Highways 20 west of Cedar Falls 3 west oi Allison and 57 and 58 south of Cedar Falls ALMOST ALL highways in the West Union area eilher were blocked or open lo oneway traffic only In the Marengo area highways were snowpacked with sional oneway Iraffic Maximum Minimum Al 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 30 4 7 35 15 occa There vas some oneway Iraffic in the Fairfield area but otherwise highways were normal lo con siderably snowpackcd At Fayelte which received 20 inches of heaviest in the state Mrs R E Cousins wife of the mayor said fami lies were getting short of milk and bread she said were not bad About 35 passengers on an Illinois Central passenger train escaped injury but experienced a fivehour delay when the en gine was derailed1 in a snow bank east of Webster City It was an especially bad time for fires out in the country Sev eral of them occurred with the roads clogged firemen were a utility pole D6ad was Ihelhelpless A large building with group will reach ils destination in three or four weeks STONE DIES NORTH HOLLYWOOD Calif ffi Fred Stone 85 musical comedy star who played in such stage hits as Wizard of The Red Mill and Jack died Friday after a twoyear iilness erview Kennedy referred to both cases in which he re ceived rather specific talk about the support offered for his brother Asked whether this was polit ical or financial aid Kennedy replied political In two cases he said at an other point those making the proposals were in a posilion to execute Ihe offer Bolh offers in the people making Ihe offer had some lie said came within the lasl year Former Sen Guffey Dies at Age ther heightening tension Eisenhowers radioTV ad viser actor producer Robert Montgomery was at the White House Friday and Thursday Presidential press secretary James C Hagerty said this was coincidental and the President has no present plans for a broadcast But Eisenhower was taking other wellpublicized v HE MET for 90 it the While House Friday with the four fop Democratic a d e r s in Con gress He followed that up with a White House session with eight other key Republican and Democratic members of Con gress A proclamalion of complete bipartisan support came from the four top leaders Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon Johnson and Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn both of Texas Senate Republican Lead er Everett M Dirksen of Illi nois and House Republican Leader Charles Halleck of In diana They all said they are four square behind Eisenhowers policyof standing firm against Soviet efforts to oust the Allies from Berlin while keeping flexibly disposed to negotiate a IN BETWEEN meeting con gressional leaders Eisenhower paid a hospital visit to Dulles The White House said he WASHINGTON WJ Former Sen Joseph F Guffey of Penn sylvania a Democratic stalwart during the New Deal era died Friday night of a heart ailment at the age of 88 brought Dulles up to date on his consultation Khrushchev busy talking up peaceful coexistence at a trade fair in Leipzig East Germany let it be known Friday he will consult with his satellite lead ers next week in East Berlin Khrushchev has proposed that Poland and Czechoslovakia at tend a foreign ministers meet ing along with the Big Four and both Germanics driver of the car Danny Lee Craft 16 rural Clinton Report ed in critical condition Saturday at Mercy Hospital here with a broken back and fractured was Gary Arlcn Quick 16 Clinton bushels of corn and much equipment was deslroyed on Ihe Oren Ahrends farm seven miles southeast of Clarion The Clari onFire Department got wilhin two miles of the farm but had to turn back Bud Foster Resigns Post as Badger Basketball Coach Harold Bud Foster clos ing out 25 years as head bas ketball coach of the Univer sity of Wisconsin with the Badgers worst season in his tory resigned Saturday Wisconsin which meets In diana Saturday night to close out its season has a 318 rec ord with only one Big 10 con ference victory Foster a Badger star in the late 1920s and early 30s will be retained as a professor of athletics A former Mason Cityan Foster was graduated from high school here and played varsity center on the 1925 Ma son City Junior College bat ketball He born in Newton on May 30 1904 and BUD FOSTER came to Mason City when famer became manager the Cerro Gordo Hotel Foster enrolled at Wisconsin in me fall of 1924 and majored in economics played on the Badger varsity in 21 29 and 30 seasons earning allconference in It 30 and lawrcts in 1930 After his graduation to played professional basketball with Chicago and ttw OaMcmti AllStars his ccwch mg career at Wisconsin in 1933 as freshman and tant coach Faster began his tenure as head coach in IfM when Dr Walter rationed M f   

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