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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 30, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for VOL 97 Associated PreM The Newspaper That Makes All North I o wans Neighbors Full Wire MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH 30 IfSf 7o Copy JThls Conilito of Two SectlonsSociion jOw HOME EDITION One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO W01 Ames Tuesday WTAD Qutac 930 Thur WSCI U Ciiy Sit The Kinship of Religions CONTACTS as Ive had with the Mohammedan re ligion in Pakistan the Middle East North Africa and that string of islands making up the newly established Republic of Indonesia have caused me to doubt whether Communism will ever have more than a passing appeal Three times within the past five years I have had the great privilege and it was that of playing host to followers of the Moslem faith Once it was a student from Syria once it was from Dacca capitarof East Pakistan once and most recently it was an em ploye of the United States In formation Agency from Quetta a little city near the Afghanistan border in West Pakistan Fortunately for me these three followers of Mohammed variously known as Moham medans Moslems and Muslims were men of pronounced intelli gence Their understanding of their religion was such that I was able to draw from them some of its cardinal tenets It goes without my saying it that we conversed in my language not theirs Each was remark ablyarticulate in English his second language IN BALI Java and Sumatra I had not been so fortunate The Indonesians with whom I asso ciated were faithful followers of Rights of Vets Debated Iowa House Passes Bill HEARTWARMING REUNION David Stewart had no trouble recognizinghis father Tom when the boy and his mother arrived at San Fran cisco from Chicago David was returning from a deli cate heart operation financed by Bay area residents AP Fhotofax in a dollars for David campaign The operation which doctors said had only oneinathousand chance of success was just that as the photo indi cates Rocket Bases OKd by Italy Mohammet of English cient to convej achieved for a meaningful congy conference opening hen but their mastery wasnt quite suffi ihe shades of have to be NATO Set for Annual Conference WASHINGTON UP Italys agreement to station Jupiter missiles on her territory is ex pecfed o heighten the imporl ance of the Atlantic Pact strate versation about religion While in Calcutta Agra and Thursday As foreign ministers of the 15 New Delhi I made a point of member nations gathered in acquainting myself as much as I could wilh the nature of the Hindu religion and its numerous points of essential difference from Mohammedanism It was these differences of course that led to the division between India which could be better identified as Hindustan and Pakistan on the granting of independence to India by Britain a dozen years ago The Hindus had their Ma hatma Gandhi as spiritual lead er and Nehru as their leader in things more mundane For the Pakistanians Mohamed AH Jin nah was and Nehru rolled into one leader He was accepted as an intercessor wilh Allah on the one hand and the defender of Moslem rights against Hindus on the other COMING into East I was soon made aware that Arab nationalism is a force almanv W ash ington for preliminarj talks diplomatic officials Mon day reported that Italy after 3ear of negotiation had ap proved the placing of interme diate range missile bases in northern Italy From these bases a Jupiter could reach the southern por tion of the Soviet Union THE AGREEMENT expect ed to be formally announced in a few days means that part of the program set up at the last North Atlantic Treaty Organiza tion meeting had been achieved In December 1957 the foreign ministers agreed to build IRBM bases in the North Atlantic area This years conference which marks the 10th anniversary of NATO will be preceded by vital talks among the foreign minis ers of the United States Eng and France and West Ger SPILT MILK MARS Easier Services BOONE UPI Church members were ready to cry over spilled milk here Sunday The milk marred their Easter services When Mrs Lowell A Wilson 18 Boone reached for a tipping bottle of milk on the frontseat of her carhere she lost control uf Hie vehicle andtt crashed into a light pole knocking down three main power lines as well as spilling the milk on the floorboards of the car Power was cut off to many parts of the church services Organists abandoned their powerless IrfstKj rnents and choirs had to resort to piano accompaniment In one case choristers used candles to see their special Easter music Mrs Wilson was hospitalized in good condition Mason City Mostly cloudy Monday night and Tuesday with no important tempera ture change Lows Monday night mid 30s High Tuesday near 50 owa Scattered showers ex treme east ending some clearing and colder west Mon Two Women Die in Fire j at Hartley HARTLEY mother and UP An elderly her unmarried Iowas Road Toll Climbs by Seven BjTHE ASSOCIATED TRESS Seven more deaths have been added to Iowas 1959 highwaj traffic fatality toll KROM OUn WIRK SERVICKS DES debate over the protection of veterans rights to job preference developed in the Iowa House Monday The verbal hassle came over a bill to exclude veterans pref erence in granting promotions for employes covered under civil service systems in Iowa cities and towns Rep David Stanley RMuscaj tine said Ihe bill would not take1 away the veterans preference for the original hiring for the job BUT ONCE the veteran uses his preference to get the job a11 promotions within the govern mental department should be based on Stanley said Opponents of the bill attempt ed to have the measure rere fcrrcd to the House Committee on Veterans Affairs The House turned down the fort to send the bill back to com mittee 6132 Rep Robert Naden RWebster City said it would be a miracle if the Legislature could pass the bill if it were first sent back to committee Stanley said the bill had the AP Pliotofax FLORIDA REST Smilirig John Foster Dulles starts up the ramp of his plane at Na tional Airport in Washington as he leaves for a rest in Florida Dulles has just fin ished a series of treatments for abdominal cancer and will recuperate at the home of Un dersecretary of State C Douglas Dillon at Hobe Sound Fla Mary Redding 77 St Joseph Mrs Chris Gales 82 Irving ton Perele Huntington 61 Dar inglon Wis Lora McDonald 58 Sahab jona 111 Frank H Jans 79 Arcadia Mrs Frank Jans 61 Arcadia Menno Frohling 73 Goodell Miss Redding and Mrs Gales vere killed Saturday night when hey were struck by a car as hey were leaving church in St oseph a community near Al daughter burned to death in gona fire at their farm home miles northwest of Hartley ear ly Monday The victims were Mrs Ida Jochums 76 and her daugh ter Marvel 45 Sheriff Howard Tiemens said Authorities were expected to decide Monday whether charges would be filed against the driver of the car 26 year old Billy Bleasdell Rockwell City Frohling died Saturday of in backing of the Iowa League of Municipalities THE MEASURE now goes to the Senate for further action Rep Joseph Flalt RWinler set said most veterans do not want a handout but he favored the effort to send the bill back to committee The House killed a bill which would have put a V6 of 1 per cent tax on the gross premiums on all fire insurance policies The proceeds from estimated at gone tor use by the Iowa fire marshal Rep A L Mensing RLow den told the representatives to bear in mind that lowans may be paying more for their insui ance to support a grandoise fire marshals THE BILL fa fed 5347 a though Rep Don Allen RAdel so infinitisma the insuranc said the tax was that I doubt if juries received a week earlier in a cartrain collision most as dynamic in the lives of individuals as Mohammedan ism Whereas Jn Pakistan and Iran but particularly Pakistan I had found small enthusiasm for Nasser I sensed an almost evangelistic fervor for the Egyptian in Lebanon and Jor dan as well as in Egypt One They hope fo lay out the mas ter blueprint for negotiations with the Soviet Union at a for eign ministers conference in May and a probable summit conference in the summer Talks will begin Tuesday with the arrival of British For eign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd PUt fn tbiS forthright He will confer first with Acting Secretary of State Christian Hes the first Arab in several Herter and French Foreign Min centuries behind whom we can jster Couve de Murville who rally with pride and in Sunday Foreign Min jisler Heinrich von Brentano of Sitting in the home of a Paki West Germany who arrived Sat urday will join the conference istani cabinet member in Ka rachi I heard that same Nasser lateTuesday or Wednesday set down as an presumptuous Imagine day night Lows near 30 northwest lo 40 southeast Considerable cloudiness day with rain and somewhat Jhe women hved on he warmer temperatures spreadlarm ing across west portion duri The fire was discovered aton tnc intersectjon Of ing the afternoon High 40s by 10 S0llth of southwest saw lfie smoke and wenl to the T r j Rain andJocnums home in time lo see a unlinSl window blow oul The neighbor M were killed Fridayin a two ompanies will bother to pass i on to the policy Iowa Fire Marshal Ed Herron and Ihe Legislative Interim Committee had backed osal for the additional tax The Senale meanwhile con curred on House amendments and sent to the Governor bills lo Include opticians in the sec tion of the optometry law per mitting them to grind contact lenses for other occulists or op lometrisls Mr and Mrs Jans were killed Advance age requirement for Friday in a cartruck lo bc eligible to enter Several Days of Cloudy Skies Showers Likely The rain which began falling in southwest Iowa Sunday night was moving slowly eastward across the state Monday U was light in the beginning and was confined to the southern half of the state The heaviest amount of pre cipitation recorded was 10 o an inch at Council Bluffs anc Lamoni More general rain may be ex pected from a storm system which is due to spread showers and thunderstorms into the western half of Iowa Tuesday evening and continue over the rest of the state Wednesday This system was due to bring inch to an inch of rain Temperatures this w e e k A Major Ruling by Erbe Fiscal Agents Role Hit should greesabove nbrmaiCTop rcaa ings Sunday were from 47 de grees at Dubuque to 53 at Des Moines and Cedar Rapids Ma sen Citv had 52 ficials and Democratic Party headers THEY CONTEND the pro grams are not only discrimina tory toward the single worker but also would make employers northeast to 50s Further outlook colder Wednesday Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 4 to 8 degrees above normal Tuesday through Saturday Normal highs are 52 north lo 57 south Normal lows are 32 north to 37 south Warmer at begin ning of period cooler Wednes had to drive in to Melvin to re port tlie fire after the blaze dis rupted the telephone circuit to the area Fire departments from Hart ley Sanborn and Melvin ans wered the call but arrived too late to save the house The bodies were discovered in day warmer Thursday andjihe debris in the basement They sistnl n C f I 1 t I 1 i ft Highs Tuesday 4555 THE UNITED STATES has de 1 tO I A ui tt i a spokesman for a little countryjvclopcd two intermediate like Egypt 22 millions trying ballistic missiles the Jupiter GlobeGazette Friday cooler again taken to Sanborn day Precipitation will averj An investigation was under age half an inch to an by Sheriff Tiemens Cor occurring as rain about Wedoner Jim Vander Ploeg and a and Saturday j deputy stale fire marshall from Showers Lake car collision on a curve on High way 3 and 13 south of Straw berry Point BEST MAN WAKEFIELD England UPI Ganl 32 was beslman at a wedding here Saturday for the 44th lime He is a bachelor reluctantto hire men with large families since those men would get larger disability or unem ployment payments Schroedcr said that propon ents of programs have held many meetings officials and industry in attempts to in corporate a number of wishes of both sides into the mea sures The Democrats basically op pose this type of Schroeder said but realize hat if it means an increase for the working man it has got to be accepted by By HARRISON WEBER Iowa Daily Press Writer DES MOINES Atty Gen Norman Erbe Monday struck a crushing blow to the Present operation of fiscal igents in Iowa in one of the most sig nificant opinions he has made ince becoming attorney gen that a fiscal agent isually a bonding company cannot enter into a contract with a city or town to handle such chores as compilation of acts figures and data on a proposed bonding issue and sub sequently bid on or purchase all of a bond issue This far reaching opinion affect several hundred owa communities The opinion skirts the issue as o whether or not the appoint ment of a fiscal agent is justi icd for performing various ies in connection with a pro osed bond issue However it s crystal clear that if a com munity does appoint such a fis al agent it cannot lawfully ntertain his bid or contract ale of the bonds to such fiscal AS TO OTHER political sub divisions Erbe said the an swer is even more clearly in the negative This office has for a number of years been of the opinion that such a contract with a county is Erbe also said that school districts cannot employ fiscai agents Sen David Sbaff requested the opinion was the chief sponsor of a bill which would have banned use of agents The ney generals opinion virtually will have the same effect as the bill if it had passed Another important point made by Erbe was that even if facts exist warranting the appoint ment of a fiscal agent such ap pointment must be for indefi nite tenure rather than with ref irence to a particular bond is During the Senate debate Shaff charged that one day fis cal agents sit in with munici palities and arrange the terms f their bond issues including maturity and interest rates and then the next day they put on a different suit sit on the other side of the table and buy the bonds often without competition from other bidders HE ESTIMATED that MOO million worth of bonds are sold annually in the state and that payment of excessive interest rates on them is Senate Democratic floor lead er George OMalley Des Among the other matters said the purpose of the peeled to come before the IcgisjShaff bill was to corner lators Ibis week Schrocdc added is a number of budge matters including appropria lions for state departments to make himself leader of the Mohammedan world which in cludes Pakistan with a popula tion approximately four times greater than Egypts and about as great as the remainder of the Muslim world Turks who are Mohammedans but not Arabs take a like dim view of Nasser and for the same reason For many years of course Turkey was regarded as the true spiritual center of the Muslim world NORTH AFRICAN natives are Arabs for the most part and sub ject to the rule that blood is likely to be thicker even than religious bonds A virile group of natives called Berbers des cendants of Ham second son of weather data and the Thor It was underslood that the Jupiter was one thai would be furnished the Italians technicians will trainthe Italians both in this country and in Italy in their use Nuclear warheads for the mis siles will remain under U S con trol and custody in accordance with law State Department press officer Lincoln White said Italy thus became he first nation on the European contin cnt to sign an agreement to get intermediate range mis siles A similar agreement was concluded wilh Brilain last year Negotiations for one with Turkey have been reported CRASH KILLS 24 CALCUTTA Indian Noah have been rift in lhcAirIincs Plane crashed Sunday lute so far ns Arab nationalism taking off from Agar lala in Assam state killing all CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 J24 persons aboard up to 8 Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum GlobeGazette weather up to 8 Sunday Maximum Minimum 52 36 SB 54 34 Thugs Block Road Rob Iowa Farmer FAIRFIELD UPI Two men blocked Iowa 1 wilh their car Monday and stole S23 from Joe Hagler about 40 Milton as he drove a truck filled with shelled corn to Fairfield A data witness Marie Puffenbarger i rural Fairfield said she thought a third man holding a rifle wailed in Ihe car as the twol 46 28 SAME men stole his billfold contain ing the money 7 CHILDREN PERISH DANIELTOWN Va w Sev en children ranging in age from 10 months to 11 years per ished Sunday in flames that de stroyed their small fourroom frame cottage while their par ents attended Easter Sunrise services The youngsters were children of Mr and Mrs Ed ward Lewis WINNER LOSES These worried Rupe boys all cousins living in Okla homa City are drawing straws to determine whos first in the operat ing room All are clue for tonsillector AP Phototax mies Left to right are Jerry 7 Larry and David both 8 and Mickey 6 Jerry and David are brothers as are Larry and Mickey T bond counseling for about 10 Iowa Those backing tha bill said most cities and towns have legal personnel that can perform the same services and that if they dont such service can be obtained for a nominal fee Erbe noted a section of the Iowa code under which appoint ment of a fiscal agent if law ful makes the fiscal agent an officer assistant or employe of the city or town He then cited another section of the Iowa code which Provides that no of icer of local government shall interested directly or in directly in any contract of ob of work or materials or the profits thereof or services to be urnished or performed for the city or HE THEN referred to a state upreme court opinion which aid in part it is an old saying hat a man cannot serve two masters Erbe said that when a city r town creates the post of fis al agentthe fiscal agent may ave no financial interest di ed or indirect in the purchase r sale of any municipal bonds reparatory to the issuance of rtiich he draws up such stalls ical analysis in such manner nd in such light as to discour ge competition in the Erbe then quoted a rule that a public official may have no direct or indirect interest in any contract entered into bythe public board or body for which he serves It continued only a logical appli cation of the same public policy I   

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