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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 21, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for UM VOL BE HOME EDITION The Newspaper That Mokes All North I o wans Neighbors i Prew and United Full Wire MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 21 7c Copy Thii Pijwr of Two OM Men Killed in Crash Near Britf Agree on Summit Confab Compromise Worked Out GETTYSBURG Pa WtPres ident Eisenhower and British Prime Minister Harold Macmil Ian agreed Saturday the West ern powers should propose a Big Four summit meet with Soviet Premier Khrushchev next July or August Diplomats said a compromise formula worked out in the Gamp David meetihg of the and British leaders was subject to approval by French President Gaulle and German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer The the proposal to be included in a new note to Moscow was forwarded to Paris and Bonn from Camp Da vid this morning The note pri marily concerns arrangements for a proposed Big Four foreign ministers meeting May 11 at Geneva WHITE HOUSE Press Secre tary James C Hagerty refused flatly to disclose the nature of the summit formula before De Gaulle and Adenauer are in formed of it As worked out the new notes to Moscow from the United States Britain and France would propose that the foreign minister session and any sum mit conferenceshould be limit ed to the four main powersal though other as Poland and Czechoslovakia could be brought in as observ ers The East and West Ger man governments would partici pate as advisers in the foreign ministers meeting Eisenhower was represented as sticking to his the holding of a summit conference by progress at a foreign ministers meeting in reducing EastWest tensions Macmillan it was said is still firmly convinced that a summit conference must be held and the sooner the better Hagerty and British press of ficer Peter Hope refused to say how these conflicting views were TWIN BLESSINGS FOR IOWA ON The First Day of Spring lowans had tsvin blessings from the weather to be thank ful for Saturday Ihe first day of spring The big snow storm which the Weather Bureau had ex pected Friday failed to ar rive And temperatures drop ped well below the freezing mark Friday night to ease the threat of floods in some parts of the state The storm center which was to bring four inches or more of new snow to parts of Iowa went well to the south of state The mercury dropped to 12 degrees at Mason City for the state low Saturday morning Spencer had a 15 Waterloo 17 Dubuque and Sioux City 18 degrees Lows ranged up to 25 at Davenport Afternoon temperatures Sat urday were due to be about 10 to 20 degrees lower than those of Friday But the mercury should rebound Sunday The warm weather Friday caused swiftmelting of most of the remains of last Satur days heavy snow and sent several streams out of their banks The Iowa River near Mar shalllown went out of its banks Friday By afternoon the stage was 15 feet which is wo feet over bankful About 15 to 20 house trailers at the edge of Mnrshalltown were moved out of the flooded area Highway 14 north of Marshalltown was closed by water running 15 or more inches deep over the pavement Black Hawk Creek was out of its banks at Hudson Both the North Skunk and South Skunk rivers were flooding lowlands but no serious flood ing was expected Highway 52 was closed by waters of the Little Maquoke la River north of Dubuque Addition to Shopping Center HARBINGER OFSPRINGSpring officially arrived in North iowa at Saturday and one thing now is GlobeGazette Photo crust on the side of the home of her grandfather Roy Baldwin 844 8th certain Underneath the snow little and Susan is the green things are sprouting Susan Baldwin 4 scooped away the snowy Farmers Differ on Liquor Bill reconciled for the forthcoming note to Moscow THE FORMULA when fully approved willbe included in the note on negotiations over the Berlin crisis and German prob lems generally The agreement was disclosed less than two hours after Eisen hower and Macmillan began the By CHUCK WALK GlobeGazette Farm Editor Breaking it down into a definite yes or no answer 22 out of 40 North Iowa farmers interviewed by this reporter have indi cated they oppose liquorbythedrink in Iowa It was necessary to get a definite answer from many of the interviewees because several gave qualified answers that might have been misleading When asked the question Do you favor liquorbythedrink in Iowa 16 farmers answered yes without qualification and 14 gave unqualified nos The remaining 10 farmers asked gave qualified answers Eight farmers gave a qualified yes and two gave a qualified no Senate OKs Carrie Catt Resolution DES MOINES The Senate Fridaysent to the lution asking Congress toVaui thorize a memorial stamp in honor of Carrie Chapman Catt The resolution submitted by Sen Robert Rigler RNew Hampton stales WHEREAS woman suffrage has been an important develop ment in United States history and Whereas Carrie Chapman Catt played a significant part in that she levoted more than Mason City Mostly fair through 50 years of her life to winning daughter of Mr and Mrs Gerald Bald win 12 Pierce N W Construction of a ad dition to the shopping center on S Federal in Mason City to in clude a bank was announced Saturday Norman Cohn president of In land Construction Morton second day of their talks at Upon being asked for a Camp David in Ihe nearby six of the qualified yes toctin Mountains of became nos and both The announcement nos became yess was made so quickly because One person interviewed said the U S and British delegations wanted to counter news of dis agreement over the approach to Id be for it if it would mean lowering the personal property tax in the while another the summit issue which camejsaid he would favor it if theyd out of the talks late Friday limit the places that could sell it The U S British differencejto one place in a There which had developed sharply isno such When after Macmillans visit to Mosasked for a definite answer cow a month ago was welljbolh men stated they would be in advance of the Camp David conference But it came into the personal discussions of Eisenhower and Macmillan in against a wideopen liquor law STILL ANOTHER man said 16 the course of their seven hours drink if it would mean mor of discussion Friday jdnink drivers on our highways It was known that Eisenhoweri had told associates he intcnde to stand firm on his view tha he was prepared to go to a sum mit conference but it should b justified by developments in th meantime BECK GETS AWARD DES MOINES Beck editor and publisher o the Ccnterville Daily lowegian was presented the Bent Cane award Friday night by the Des Moines Press and Radio Club for contributions to journalism but when asked for a definit answer he said he personally fa vored the change Religion resulted in only twi no answers while six other questioned saw no need for a change As one farmer put it Why have a change Those fel lows who want a drink now can certainly get it by just going to the liquor One person said he personally was opposed to Jiquorbythe drink but that he thought ii vould eventually come and hat it might good thing or the state from a tax stand STILL ANOTHER person who aid he was for liquor refused o make a definite statement be ausc my wife is against it nd I dont want to get into The general impression hat lis reporter received was that quorbylhcdrink is not a burn ng issue to the majority of armers Extensive Loss by Fire at Farm Supply Store ALTA of un own origin Saturday did ex ensive damage to the Leo Elenz Supply Store at North Washington six miles south of The fire on the second floor of the building was discovered y Jack Schleutter on his way to work at 6 a m Firemen from AHa Vista New Hampton and Ionia assisted the North Wash ington firemen in fighting the blaze for thrive hours North Washington has no mu nicipal water supply so water tiad to be obtained from tank rucks and through a hose run a nearby creek About baby chicks and latchery equipment on the sec ond floor were destroyed Feec and equipment on the first floor vere damaged Damage was estimated at The loss vas partially covered by insur ance Only Wanted for Draff in May WASHINGTON Wl A draft all for in May has ecn issued by the Army The monthly quota is the lowest incc the same number was ailed up in January 1956 The all issued Friday is less lan the previously announced raft for April and less lan it was for March Sunday Lows Saturday night 1518 Warmer Sunday highs 4042 owa Mostly fair through Sun day Colder extreme east Sat urday night lows 1520 north east to near 30 southwest Warmer Sunday highs lower 40s northeast to lower 50s southwest Further outlook Partly cloudy with little change in temperature Mon day Minnesota Generally clear and warmer Highs Sunday 3545 for women the right to vote and Grove and owner of a ma or share of the shopping center will be in Mason City nex week During April he plans t negotiate subcontracts for th coqstruction of a squar foot addition to the presen Sears store The addition will exleni straight northward from h new Sears store according t R H Isensee president of th United Home Bank and Trus and a director of the nev bank THE BANK quarters will b on the extreme north end Iseh see has been assured by Phili Levit Chicago realtor and de yeloper of the former Nort Iowa Fairgrounds area The new bank will operat on the charter of the Farmer Savings Bank of Rock Falls Transfer of that charter to the shopping center has been ap proved by the Stale Banking School Election at Charles City CHARLES Charles GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Saturday Maximum 42 Minimum 12 At 8 15 BIRTH RATE AWARD MADRID Platas Alcaide 77 a farm laborer Sat urday received Spains national birthrate prize for his of 26 children 46 grand children and nine great grand children Whereas Carrie Chapman Catt held a local state nation al or international office in the cause of womans suffrage for 51 years and Whereas Carrie Chapman Catt was a citizen of Iowa and spent her childhood near Charles City and WHEREAS this is cen tennial of the birth of Carrie Chapman Catt now therefore Be It Resolved by the Sen ate the House Concurring That Congress authorize the issuance of a memorial stamp for Carrie Chapman Catt and Be It Further Resolved City Community School District Board said Friday it will sched ule a special election for April 30 for a vote on proposed is suance of in bonds The funds would be used to build and equip a high school and a grade school A second and optional issue will be a proposal for in jonds to include a swimming pool in the high school Aged lowans Body Found Under Fence Board Isensee was assured Fri day It will have a capital struc ture of as compared with the present Isen see said It will include of common stock sur plus and in undivided profits The change will be ef fective next fall when the shop ping center addition is com pleted AN OFFICE will bt main tained at Rock Fails to include all present personnel and serv ices The increased capital structure will give residents of that community a bank better able tohandle alltheir banking needs he said Present office hours will be maintained The banks new management has succeeded in having all de posits insured up to by the Federal Deposit Insurance ZJorp Directors of the bank are iude Naif eh owner of Food ity Dr Harry Marines phy ician Leo Benson manager of Hale Brand Creameries J Carstens Burchinal farmer nd secretary of the Ccrro fordo County Mutual Insurance Richard Casey druggist L Gripp vice president of le North Iowa Oil Miss Jertha Stebcns a present di ector and daughter of a former ngtime president of the Rock alls bank Ray Seney realtor Farmer One of Victims Mason Cityans Headed Homer Mason City res dents and a Lei arid man tilled instantly Friday after noon in a twocar crash four miles east of here on Highway 8 The dead are Swenson fl 811 17th Dan W Soes 58 Winnebago Heights and ouis Battleson 43 of near Le and Swenson and Soesbe were traveling cast when the North vestern Bell Telephone car they vere in apparently collided ieadon with a west bound car riven by Battleson The crash occurred about PERSONS WHO upon ic accident reported that Bat eson and Swenson were still inncd in their respective ve icles while Soesbes body had een thrown clear and was ly ng on the highway According to Hancock County fierifC L M Brower oneof the chicles apparently went off the oad onto a soft shoulder and as thrown into the path of the ther One of the first arrivals at ic scene of the crash was Ken eth Boughlon funeral home perator in Britt who was re urning with a patient in mbulance from Mason City Boiighton immediately took is patient Mary Elsdecker 5 Jurt and her parents Mr and Irs Walt Elsdecker to the nd vice president of the bank Hughes J Bryant attorney and Isensee THE ROCK FALLS bank was established Aprii 18 1917 The late W G Bagley of Mason City was president Valentine Bliem vice president and J B raham cashier C H Mac SWENSON SOESBE Hancock Memorial Hospital in Britt and returned to the scene He then took one of the bodies to the Bonn Funeral Home in That a copy of this resolution be sent to the postmaster gen eral of the United States and to each senator and congressman from the State of Iowa and further each of them is hereby urged to make every effort to see that appropriate action is taken to provide for the is suance of a memorial stamp for Carrie Chapman KNOXVILLE Iowa The body of William Cooper 88 was found five miles northwest of here Friday lying under a fence in a field near the farm home of his daughter whom he had set out to visit nearly three weeks ago Coroner Jordan Evans said Cooper apparently died of a heart attack caused by exertion when he tried to climb over the fence A 10man search team found Coopers body Nider and Peter Jensen were east Garner and another ambulance from that establishment re turned for the other two bodies ACCORDING TO officials in vestigating the crash the Bat tleson car was found on the south side of the highway facing west while the Bell car ended up in the south ditch headed directors R V Wilkinson Rock Falls was for many years cashier and then president until his retirement last year The new bank will be 30 by 120 feet in size with a 30 by 40 foot mezzanine in the rear It will have a 20foot drive on the north for driveup windows providing service without get Ling out of the car The modern interior will be air conditioned and completely functional Isensee said Socsbc district construction supervisor for the Bell com pany and Swenson construc tion foreman were reportedly returning to Mason City after checking a rural project a mile west of Duncan Aiding in the investigation were Lt M L Dean and patrol men Elmer Engle and Vern Jackley of the Iowa Highway Patrol Acting Hancock County coroner Glen Osman Klemme WHERE THREE MEN DIED Highway patrol men check the two cars involved in the fatal crash near Britt In is the Bell Telephone car in Bail Tribune Photo which Guy Swenson and Dan Soesbe Mason City lost their lives and at left on the highway is the car of Louis Battleson Leland also was at the scene Battleson operated a farm four miles north and a half mile east of Forest City His surviv ors include his wife and a son Robert A sister Mrs Helmer Skogen 404 Madison Ma son City also survives SOESBE WAS born af Ian Jan 11 1901 He was mar ried to Genevieve Houck July 5 1923 Surviving are his wife brother Paul Soesbe Ames sister Mrs Kenneth Mary El len Formhals Lewis Iowa and mother Mrs Pearl Soesbe Iowa He was preceded n death by a son Daniel B Soesbe who was killed in an auto accident in 1946 He was a member of the Re organized Church of Latter Day Saints and a member of Pio neer Masonic Lodge No 22 of Des Moines of which he was a past master He also was a member of the Des Moines Con sistory York Rite Lodge Za GaZig Shrine Des Moines and the Des Moines Chapter 89 of the Order of Eastern Star lie had been employed by NorIhwestern Bell Telephone Co 41 years 27 of which were   

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