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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 11, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas 4 Daily Newspaper Edited for OM CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL n HOME EDITION ud UsHed Newspaper That Mokes All North Neighbors MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 11 lfS9 copy TW CMMUU et rour Fufl Approve War Over Berlin Likely Ike TEMPORARY BANK WITHDRAWAL Heres the the arsenal seized by Long Island N police a few hours after four AP PhotoCax masked men held up a bank and made a getaway The thugs were nabbed a short time counting the swagat the home of one of the men Nasser Kassem atOdds BEIRUT Lebanon an Be lations between Iraq and Presi dent Nassers United Arab Re public sank to a new low Wed a result of the revol against the leftIeanmg Iraq government The Baghdad gbyernmenl claimed it had smashed the volt against AboTel Kar am Kassem and reports spreac that some of the rebel armj officers were trying to escape across the Syrian border Other reports said fighting was still going on apparently by desper ate holdouts trying to flee the country The U A semiofficial Middle tEast News Agency charged that Iraqi planes had shot upa Syrian border village The agency also reported that Iraqi planes had strafed several Iraqi villages in the Mosul area near the border DRILLS FOR WATER BUT lowan Gets Gas DES MOINES Iff E O Fessler Des Moines drilled for water for his trailer court to save on water bills and got gas The drilling had reached a depth ofonly 73 feet Monday when gas began coming out of the drill pipe When Fessler holds a lighted match to the mouth of the pipe he gets a blue flame Fessler said he hopes to cap the well the gas into his house for heating and cooking Fessler says he understands this isnt too rare around this area A D Carlson Des Moines district manager of the Iowa Power and Light said it is possible that coal could gasefy He added that the Redfield underground natural gas storage probably is too far away for any seepage from there to be re sponsible for Fesslers find KASSEM meanwhile pelled 10 diplomats as signed to the Baghdad embassy declaring they were a menace to public safety The Baghdad Middle East News Agency also was or dered out Nine of the ousted diplomats arrived in Cairo and reported that the Baghdad government apparently was still digging in for a fight First reports of the revolt made clear that the rebellious army officers wanted to swing No Change in Jobs Situation WASHINGTON em loyment and unemployment ose slightly between January nd February but so little as 3 be practically unchanged The government reported Vednesday that employment in exJFebruary was up from January It calcu lated unemployment at up These changes are so small as to be within the realm of possible error COMPARED WITH February a year ago employment is up and unemployment is down by Between Jan uary and February last year employment rose by while unemployment rose by In reporting relatively no Clash on Liquor DES MOINES fft A debate of liquor by the drink erupted suddenly in the Iowa House Wednesday out of a parliamen tary maneuver to take away from a for a The move by Rep Howard Reppert DDes Moines failed and the House voted 7234 to give the committee one more day The 70 on All Highways DES MOINES WVA bill t establish a daytime speed Jimi of 70 on Iowa primar highways was by th House 8218 Wednesday This completes legislative ac tion on the measure which goes to the governor for hi signature The measure sailed throng the House without debate Rep Hillman Sersland RDecorah said the daytime speed limi would affect not only primary highways but any other high ways in the state for which n otherlimits were specified THE HOUSE earlier had passed a measure setting a 5 limit on secondary roads for both daytime and nigh time It is pending in the Sen ate The House also passed by a Tn 1 6538 vote a measure permit a tall calling H to assign a deputy liquor Teriff measure sponsored by Reppert has been in the Safety and Law Enforcement Commit Mason City P a r 11 y cloudyitee since midJanuary Reppert through Thursday A little colder Wednesday night low 1923 High Thursday 3438 Iowa Fiveday Temperatures will average 4 to 8 degrees below normal Wednesday night through next Monday Normal highs are 44 north to 50 south Normal lows are 23 north to 29 south Turning colder on the weekend Pre cipitation will average 25 to on Feb 18 attempted to bring the hill out of committee but the House voted then to give ithe comrnittee 10 more days REPPERT TERMED the li quor situation in Iowa able its rotten through and through In fact it is so bad that we legislators cannot sit here in complacency while the things go on that are going Reppert said the attorney gen 50 of an inch occurring most erals office has a list of ly as snow about Friday or federal retail liquor dealers sheriff to full time patrolling of secondary roads The meas ure provides that a deputy as signed to such work must be uniformed The measure which now goes to the Senate was passed de spite opposition from some leg islators who said they were op posed to increasing the burden of taxes at the county level The Senate meanwhile passed a bill 3217 to allow counties to assess two more mills to meet general costs The bill now goes to Gov Hershel C Loveless THE BILL provoked consid erable debate with its opponents Pholofax APPLE BLOSSOM QUEEN Sara Atwood 19 Anchorage Alaska is the queen of the National Apple Blossom Festival to be held at Winchester next month Her selection was in keeping with the festival theme Salute to Thus the oldest state in the union will be honoring the newest Rockefeller Gamble Expected to Pay Off ALBANY N Y fUPJ Nelson A Rockefeller has won his irst major political fight as governor of New York and his sup porters feel certain the outcome will strengthen his position as contender for the 1960 presidential nomination The 50ryearold multimillionaire who has been kept in he presidential picture despite repeated denials of White House mbitions broke a GOP majority revolt in thestate Legislature o put across a billion spending program and a record tax Heavy Snow for Iowa Fails to Materialize boost to help finance it His backers said it was a big gam ble but one which will pay off before the Republican National Convention meets next year The argument being advanced by the Rockefeller camp is that by pushing a t a x increase The heavy snow predicted for maintaining that it woul d Iowa Tuesday night and Wed rt 1 tf f s3 4 11 merely open the door to higher property taxes nesday failed to materialize JThe Weather Bureau said the Saturday stamps in Iowa He said many owa Partly cloudy a littleof these are held colder Wednesday night lows 1926 Partly cloudy Thurs day a little warmer west and south highs 3444 Outlook for with rain or snow likely keyclubs that are mere sub terfuges reminiscent of the old blind pigs or speakeasies You already have liquor by the drink in Reppert de clared If you let this go on another two years you are go the Iraqi government towardjcliange in last months job pic Nasser and opposed the growture the joint report of the Minnesota Clearing no temif tQ have a situation in lowa perature change Highs ChicagQ had durjng prohibj ing influence the Iraqi Com munists on Kassem MILITARY governor Ahmed Saleli el Abdi in a broadcast over Baghdad radio blamed a foreign power for sparking the rebellion It was plain he referred to the Street demonstrations staged in Bagh dad to support Kassem turned into antiEgyptian rallies At Damascus Syria Presi Commerce and Labor Depart ments said This stability marked the usual seasonal pause between the heavy winter contraction in employment and the normal spring expansion in economic THE SEASONALLY adjusted ratio of unemployment to the total remained at per cent he same level pre day 35 to 45 GlobeGazette But Sen Gene Hoffman D West Grove explained that theistorm system went eastward bill would be in effect only for far to the south of Iowa the next two years and that the counties would have to submit to the state comptroller proof that the additional levy is ne cessary to meet current costs No county would beallowed to increase its spending by more than 4 per cent over the average costs in the preceding two years weather data dent Gamal Abdel Nasser of the vailing since November United Arab Republic accused Employment and unemploy Kassem of adopting a hostilement can both increase at the policy toward die ancllsame time because the total laj of changing the original force does not remain conf of the Iraqi revolution slant There is for instance a RnrKKORn Speaking to crowds of demonconstant flow of younger people jup to 8 a m Wednesday Maximum 34 Minimum 26 At 8 a m 29 YEAR AGO Maximum 32 Minimum 14 Man Struck by Train Dies Later strators who chanted is a Nasser launched his fifst direct attack on the leader of Iraqs Communistin fluenced government Nasser called the Communists agents of a foreign power Details of the army revolt were still sketchy Diplomatic informants said the rebels had pulled out of the northern oil center of Mosul where Col Abdel Wahhab Shawaf and a group of pro Nasser followers launched the rebellion Sunday A terse report from Baghdad radio indicated the government had regained control of Mosul sometime Tuesday NAG1 NAGI into the jobhunting group Cold Takes Life of 185YearOld Man TEHRAN UPI Sayed Ali Salehi Kutahi reputedly tho old est man in the world died last week reports reaching here from his snowbound village said Thursday Kutahi who claimed to be 185yearsold died of a cold Bakery Destroyed at Fort Madison FORT MADISON WvVirtu a I1 ly all of the interior of the two story Dunsworth bakery was dc hit by freight train on the Rock tracks near the depot here about REP A L MENSfNG R Lowden said he is chairman o the subcommittee which ha had the measure for study an that bill hasnt been acte upon because it would do noth ing to solve the situation I make no defense at all o the system we now Men sing said Its no good But we could change it today if tha were the will of the Legislature This bill is simply a device b which the Legislature can duck its Rcpperl conceded his rcfcren dum proposal would not imme diately solve Iowas liquor prob lem but would give the Legisla jture a guide as o the wishes of Wednesday He was taken to the Cedar Valley Hospital Charles City with a broken hip and other in juries He died soon after reaching the hospital McElroy lived in a house near the depot He had been in poor health Funeral arrangements are in complete Still Some OneWay Traffic in NE lowa AMES Iowa Highway Commission reported Wednes day that primary roads through sfroyed by fire Tuesday night out the state were normal ex COLUMBUS Miss UPI The hakcry carried on its opcrcepf hat in the area northeast Mrs Robert Jernigan is after her husband to do something about her stolen jewelry Jerni t the county sheriff atioris on the main floor and there were apartments on the second floor Occupants of the apartments fled to safety of a line Fay cite and Decorah many sections of highway were open to one way traffic only WE ARE NOT talking so much about liquor by the drink as about a modern concept o liquor Reppert said Rep John Duffy DDubuque said he opposes the referendum proposal because a vote of the people would be expensive and wouldnt be binding on the Leg islature He recalled that former Atty Gen Dayton Countryman had attempted all out enforcement of Iowa liquor laws and added How far did Dayton Country man get Wny all the kings horses and all the kings men couldnt do anything about the liquor situatfon in Iowa Lets not throw his red her ring across the trail Let the Legislature face its responsibili ties and not pass the buck to the Bulletin WASHINGTON ifi The Senate Wednesday passed a fouryear extension of the peacetime draft and other re lated manpower programs Although the bureau called off its statewide warning it said there might be some light snow in southern Iowa Wednesday up to 2 to 3 inches in some places in the area Afternoon temperatures Wcd nesday were due to be about the same as those of Tuesday through this year New York state will be in top flight finan cial condition by 1960 or at least well on its way The Gov ernors aim is a payasyougo policy and the extra revenue from added taxes will carry the state a step closer to making income and outgo meet Rockefeller backed by Presi dent he be ieved government should live within its income and staked his political future on such a program He admitted it was mpopular to ask for more tax es but Eisenhower and other influential Republican leaders Sober Study Needed U S Budget Adequate FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Pre sident Eisenhower said Wednesday he does not believe the Russians would be unwise enough to start a war over Berlin Eisenhower said however that if the Russians should be foolish enough to start hostilities in the Berlin crisis then would be the time to decide whether to use nuclear weapons to protest the Western position He said flatly that the United States could not win a ground war in Europe and there was no point in sending any more American forces there If war ever does come in Europe he said he would not dream of try ing to win it with ground forces but would have to use what he called other means THE PRESIDENT it clear at his news conference that he contemplated resort nuclear weapons only if came clear that Russia was de termined to push matters to the point of a conflict which could not be handled by the five American divisions now in Eu Eisenhower cautioned against any hysterical approach to the Berlin crisis called for sober study both in the United States and in Allied countries This should be based he said on firm notice to Russia that the United States does not in tend to abandon its rights and responsibilties or obligations ia Berlin and to its Allies The President said he did not think very much of Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchevs offer that token Allied forces along with some Russian troops re main in West Berlin if it were made a free city as proposed by the Kremlin The President brushed off Khrushchevs proposal after he had declared at some length that he did not ever want to be in the business of reacting in stantly to any of Khrushchevi wisecracks or whatever they as he put it EISENHOWER SAID he be lieves the American public is assured him the request would more soberly aware of dangers when fiighs ranged from 34 leave lasting political scars in the Berlin situation than a groes at Mason City to 40 at On an official tackling a budget lot of people around Washing Burlington Spencer had a Wednesday morning low of 23 degrees and others ranged up to 31 at Des Moines and Oltumwa Similar readings are expected Thursday morning problem ton I am interested in what effect this has on my own politi cal Rockefeller said I am more interested in doing what I think best for the peo CAMPFIRE FOR 59ERS Part of the Alaskabound 59ers gather around a alcd by storms and accidents The 40 campfire on the MinnesotaNorth Dajobless persons from the Detroit kota border during an overnight halt area are going by caravan to Alaska to It was a reunion of two groups separhomestead The country knows how seri ous the situation is or it wouldnt be voting all of the money that is being required for defense Eisenhower promptly He added however that those who are advocating still greater defense spending should have the courage to back higher taxes to pay for it He was obviously still stand ing pat on his defense program in the face of Democratic criti cisms Much of the Presidents 20 minute session with reporters was taken up by discussion of the defense picture and the Ber lin crisis This was the eighth regular weekly news conference in a row tying a mark set ill 1954 The consecutive string this year adds up to nine and a rec ord if the Presidents Jan 14 session with newsmen National Press Club is counted SAME IOWA SAFETY DEfABTinNT FIGURES V   

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