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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 12, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                i North lowat Daily Newspaper lor the Horn The N VOL CITY GLOBEGAZETTE cwspaper That Mokes All North I owons N h bors HOME EDITION PYMI Ualtod PTMI rul MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 12 7e Copy COMUti of Four OM Hawaiian Statehood Wins Final Test Bill Sent to Floor Iowa House in Wrangle DES MOINES UPVRep How ard Reppert DDes Moines said Thursday he is satisfied at least for the present with the action that put a local option liquor by the drink measure on the House calendar It was Repperts move Wed nesday to pry away from the committee his proposal for a statewide referendum on the liquor question that touched off the chain of events putting the liquor by the drink measure before the House It was a ma jor the controversial issue The bill which was sponsored by Rep Riley Dietz RWal was voted out of the Safe ty and Law enforcement Com mittee Wednesday afternoon aft er both House Republicans and Democrats had caucused to dis cuss action on the liquor prob lem It went to the House with out committee recommenda tion r THE CAUCUSES stemme from Repperts move to tak the referendum proposal awaj from the committee The Hous instead voted to give the com mittee one mere day to bririj out some sort of proposed liquoj legislation Asked whether he was satis fied with the committee action Reppert said I am satisfied to this extent At least i brought to the atten tion of the House the fact that there is a terrific liquor control problem in this state under our present laws The House now will have an opportunity to do something about Rqpjjertsaid key clubs which operate Illegally pose a tre mendous and growing problem for peace officers and the present laws are inadequate to cope with the situation Eeppert said he has accom panied the police vice squad in Des Moines and has seen some clubs which are vicious anc Such places he said sell liquor in open violation of thelaw and breed a con tempt for Jawamong patrons REPPERT SAID he would not attempt again to bring up his referendum proposal unless the liquor by the drink bill is FOR RESIDENTS OF HAWAII Exuberance Is the Word HONOLULU Hawaiian airexpressed 600 leis to Washington for mem bers of Congress Thursday after Senate passage of the Hawaii statehood bill The flowers sent to Territorial Delegate John A Burns who will present them Friday on behalf of the Ha waii Legislature Territorial Gov Wjlliam F Quinrt flew to the nations capital for the big occasion Acting Gov Edward E Johnston proclaimed a two day holiday throughout the islands to start after Congress completes pas sage of the bill His proclamation said pas sage of Hawaiian statehood would mean the culmination of patient striving and the long nurtured hopes of Hawai ians Senate passage of the bill Wednesday was greeted joy ously After receiving the word by telephone from Washing Its ton Johnston exclaimed wonderful news Tht Honolulu StarBulletin hit the streets with an extra and radio stations interrupted programs to broadcast the In anticipation of the House completing approval of the measure preparations were rushed for firework nd cele brations Hawaiian Airlines planned to fly flags with 50 stars and flash the word to its pilots in flight for passen gers information House Gives Its OK Bill to Go to MAPLE SUGARING TIME Its al straight from the sap bucket are Nancy most spring and the maple sap Is run Gumming Windsor Vt and her f inger mng in Vermont These young folk en nibbling friend Delbert Adams Browns joying sample of the sweet liquid yille Vt STATE ON HANDTOMOUTH BASIS Michigan GoyernoMn Appeal to GOP to Help Solve Money Crisis LANSING Mich Ml Demo000 to the multimilliondollar iratic Gov G Mennen Williams figure passed in the House Wed Thursday appealed to the its third try Speedy lublican dominated Senate to pprove ans be bottled up by the Steering Com mittee This committee which will AntiKassem Outbreaks in Syria DAMASCUS Syria Da mascus students demonstrated against Iraqi Premier Abdel Karim Kassem Thursday as the start operating Friday will have belween Kassem and Pres n i ldcnl Gamal Abdcl Nasser of ease in Michiceiling to ort to ease the crisis o increase the ng from proposal is to be put on 4he April 6 state election ballot as a constitutional amendment pro posal The situation is embarrassing to Williams a potential Demo fiT n cratic candidate for president He particularly wants the mat ter straightened by the time the nominating convention opens next year The higher debt ceiling is one of several proposals which have been advanced to ease Michi gans financial pinch in the face of a mounting state deficit ex pected to reach million by A task r to the various bills on Ihe call endar to assure action on the nollei more vital issues before the Legislature Reppert said that if the Steer ing Committee does not give a reasonably high priority to liquor legislation he may later on renew his attempt to bring his referendum proposal out of committee Also reported out to the House without recommendation was a proposal to require motorists accused of drunken driving to take a chemical test to deter in L T i i l he Umted Arab Republic got Taking their cue from Nas sers bitter speech Wednesday the Cairo press branded Kas sem a Communist agent Schoolgirls in black and white uniforms hoisted big U A R flags and marched to the presi dentialresidence where Nasser s staying A pupil with pink ribbons tied to her pigtails led classmates in chants denouncing Kassem and proclaiming Arab solidarity i Older students converged on Nassers headquarters as anti Kassem fever mounted mine the amount of alcohol their blood Cairo papers pinned the hero BOTH BILLS were sent to thejlabel on the leader of the brief floor without recommendation abortive army revolt Mason City Considerable cloud iness Friday Partly cloudy and warmer Thursday night Moderate southwesterly winds Thursday night changing to northwesterly Friday Low Thursday night upper 20s High Friday lower 40s lowa Partly cloudy and warm er Thursday night Consider able cloudiness Friday with light rain showers likely south east in the afternoon warm er southeast Moderate south westerly winds Thursday night changing to northwest erly Friday Lows Thursday night upper 20s northeast to middle 30s southwest High Friday 40s northwest Ho low er 50s extreme southeast Fur ther outlook Saturday part ly cloudy little cooler Minnesota Flurries assistance Jim say that million must b raised to enable the state t meet current expenses until the Legislature can enact new taj legislation Money raised through the higher borrowing1 limit woulc be for state payrolls aid to wel fare recipients and payments to contractors OTHER PROP OS A LS ad vanced to meet the tight finan cial pinch include mortgaging the stales S50 million velerans trust fund a one per cent in crease in the ctirrenl three per cent slate sales lax and a grad uated state income tax Williams has maintained the income tax proposal is the fair est method of raising needed funds Republican leaders say Williams income tax proposal would exempt many lower bracket earners and place the 3 Killed in Air Accident IDA GROVE Wood bury County officials and a woman were killed laic Wed nesday night when the private plane returning them to Sioux City crashed and burned in a field Dead are County Attorney James Brodie 34 Deputy Sher iff James Biggs 36 and Matron Eileen Murphy Heilman 35 The three persons were re turning home from Mitchellville where they had taken a girl to the State Training School The plane owned by Christie Bros Contracting Co of Sioux City was a single engine four place Cessna It the J E Baker farm about 13 mile southeast of here after narrow ly missing the house BIGGS APPARENTLY was piloting the plane as lie was the only licensed pilot aboard Au thorities said two of the bodies were badly burned Mrs Charles Christenscn said ler husband requested that the 1 a n e be grounded in Des VIoines because ice was form ng in Sioux City Wednesday night She said there also was a report of snow moving in Christensen co owner of Christie asked the Fed ral Aeronautics Administration control to wer in Sioux City if they would relay the request to Des Moines she said The Federal Aeronautics Ad ministration control tower in Des Moines confirmed that such request was received and passed on to the pilot DON MURPHY Des Moines tower chief said the pilot was advised mes sage Murphy SIGHT TO a good many Americans this was a breathtaking sight Wednes day night The planet Venus gave the illusion of passing close to the moon which as tronomers say only happens every 16 or 17 years The show is expected to be repeated Thursday night then not again until 1976 MMi I Ian Arrives at Bonn BONN iff Brifish Prime Three Killed in Crash at Onawa ONAWA un Three persons and j one injured in a cartruck said at that time Sioux City had a ceiling of about feel vis bility was 12 miles and Ihere vas a light The pilot said that the weather didnt seem bad to him and that he would leave The yearold plane plowed in o a field about 660 feet from he Baker house Mrs Baker said the noise rom the low flying plane iwakened them shortly before vere killed early Thursday collision on Highway 75 a mile north Killed wereAllen Blake 18 and MarilynMcCall about 18 both of Onawa and Irvin Claus about 18 Ute Another passeng er in the car Judy Miller Onawa was injured The highway was wet from rain when the accident hap pened Eastern States Hit by Snowstorm NEW YORK driving Minister Harold Macmillan flew into Bonn Thursday to see West German Chancellor Konrad Ade nauer and said the West must an elastic position in try ing to meet the Soviet challenge fo Berlin We all stand together but in the methods of defense we must remain Macmillan told newsmen at the airport THE BRITISH Minis ter arrived half an hour after Soviet Premier Nikita Khrush chev took off from East Berlin for Moscow Dufing eight days in East Germanyhe irad plug ged as hard as ever for a Ger man peace treaty and showed himself still determined to wrest FROM OUR WJKE SERVICES WASHINGTONStatchood for Hawaii won final congressional approval Thursday The House passed and sent the statehood bill to the While House less than 24 hours after it cleared the Senate With President Eisenhowers signature a certainty the House action signaled the historic end of Hawaiis 40year battle for statehood Hawaii will be the 50thstate It probably will not actually en ter the Union until sometime next fall ALASKA WAS admitted the 49th state on Jan 7 as a result of legislation enacted Jast year Final congressional approval came on the second day of House debate before jampacked gal eries The Senate approved the state hood bill Wednesday on a 7615 roll call vote Gov William F Quinn arrived in Washington by air too late to witness the Senate vote At an impromptu celebration in the old Supreme Court cham ber of the Capitol Quinn thanked Senate leaders for their vote of confidence in Hawaiis people hp said foasa dea West Berlin from Allies the Western Macmillans visil o Adenauer was his second stop on a swing around the major allied capitals o discuss Western policy in the ight of his talks with Khrush chev in Moscow The Briton met vith President Charles de Gaulle and Premier Michel Debre in Paris earlier this week snowstorm slashed at the north eastern section of the nation nd goes next week to Wash ington MACMILLAN remarked that the West is still a long way from our goal of finding means of countering the Soviet threa to West Berlin But he stresse that the West remains resolut and firm on our The Soviet leaders tour woun up with a joint SovietEast Ger man communique Wednesday night calling peace treaty Thursday moving eastward from Ohio and making highway travel treacherous Snow accu mulations during the morning hours amounted to 14 inches in on terms already rejected b the West The Soviet Union and the Eas German satellite regime pledged to keep the road open between West Berlin and the vama and Maryland York but only on condition that the Allied occupation ends lial iJCi D ailU UlaCG InG n j c burden on high1130 pm Wnen the plane i nnwi C Vi rt J income groups dar already greatly over crowded with other measures However Rep Neal Pierce R chairman of the House Steering Committee predictec that the liquor issue would come up for a vote within 10 days Forced7 Drunkometer Test Bill Killed ST PAUL UPI A voice vote by the Minnesota Senate Thursday killed a bill to force drivers to submit to drunko meter tests or lose their driving licenses The bill would have made it a point of law that persons applying for drivers li censes have given implied con sent to teslsof blood urine and exhaled air after being arrest ed on suspicion of drunk driv ing in crashed she said it sounded The veterans trust fund lhumP and then firei established in 1946 by the cnveloped the wreck slaiure to provide Baker walked as close as o stale velcr n could gct to tnn fiery age but the flames kept 4 v t Highs Friday 30 in north World War II It was amended in southeast Jin 1953 and 1954 to include Ko They took places on a calenCol Abde Wahah Shawaf who GipbeGazclte weather data uu persons Mrs Heilman was the moth Baghdad reported was slain There was a sharp split bej tween the Communists in Iraq and Moscow however The Iraqi Reds accused Nasser of foment ing he revolt Moscow was try ing to blame the West but the Soviet propaganda did not ap pear to be having much effect on the disputants Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation YEAR AGO Minimum 37 21 26 trace of snow jean be dispensed by a trustees hoard 41 17 Draft Extension Bill Goes to Ike rean War veterans Under thni r r ihP of flvc cmldren Both Biggs naand Brodie were married Biggs had a son and daughter andl Brodie had three MICHIGANS political picture is complicated by the fact that the House is split exactly even between Democrats and Repub licans The Republicans hold a substantial edge in he Senate The Legislature pared Wil liams budget recommendations for fiscal 1957 1958 and 1959 and rejected his new tax pro posals resulting in a deficit extending years was the draft sped to SAME IIOWA SAFETY DEPARTMENT FIGURES T i resuuing ln a aeticil WASHINGTON tfLeglslationSpending course over that peri law fouriod President Currently the stale is delin Eisenhower Thursday by theiquent more than million in House By voicevote and appropriations due its three out debate the House approved major state supported univer Wonts Hearing on License Suspension DES MOINES A bill to prevent the slate from suspend ing a persons drivers license under the traffic point system a Senate amendment to a bill sities Next week the state will i i u o Lt VV J11 which passed the House last find itself S36 million in arrears rvi 4 l t i m payments to school districts month The amendment dealt with the pay of doctors and dentists in tho armed services Williams ordered drastic cuts in state spending without a hearing has been ad vanced to the calendar of the Iowa Senate The measure sponsored by Sen Jack Miller RSioux was spproved Wednesday by a Senate Judi ciary Committee Al present a license can be suspended if the driver accumulates 10 points for traffic violations Millers bill would require a hearing be fore an officialof the Stale Highway Patrol and would al low a court tiny in the Pacific and a mission to accomplish We are conscious of that mission and will do our utmost to carry it SENATE PASSAGE of tfi statehood measure came after brief opposition from Southern Thirty Republicans ioined 46 Democrats in voting for the bill while 14 Democrats and one John Marshall Butler Md were opposed President Eisenhower is ex pected to issue his official state hood proclamation this fall Chances are good that Hawaii will have selected its congress men before Congress adjourns this summer Statehood will end 40 years of frustrated efforts by Hawaiians to throw off their territorial status The first statehood bill was introduced in 1919 Under the statehood bill Ha waiis residents would be represented in Congress by two senators and one representative The territory is now represented by a voteless delegate With a land area slightly larger than Connecticut and WHO NEEDS A MARCH WIND Marcos 4 and 11 both of Los Angeles arent discouraged because theyre in the hospital during kite flying season With the aid of twofans and a tissue paper kite theyre enjoying the sport while relaxing giving their broken legs a chance to heal Rhode Island combined Hawaii aid in federal taxes ast year more than 10 other states Safety Official Quits Following Drunk Charge DES MOINES F Hanson 52 dierctorof the driv ers license division of the Iowa Public Safety Department re signed Thursday effective March 15 Hanson was arrested Wednes day in Des Moines and charged with intoxicalion He was re leased from jail on bond Wednesday night Safety Commissioner Russell Brown said he had requested Hansons resignation because of his ill Brown said it is actually a question of health Hanson had worked for the Safely Department since 1947 Police said Hanson also act ing director of safety responsi bility was arrested after a mo torist complained that the state official was driving erralically The officers said they couldnt find witnesses to Hansons driv ing VAN METRE CHOSEN Wi Peter Van Metre 32 was nominated Wed nesday by attorneys of the tentb judicial district for appointment as district judge in succession to his late Horace Van Metre V   

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