Wednesday, April 1, 1959

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 1, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited ior MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors HOME EDITION VOL Associated Press and United Prest International Full MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL 1 7c a paper corwlslj of Four 141 Dan Cupid Working Overtime Activites Not Just Limited to Springtime By FREDERICK FARRIS New York Herald Tribune News Service NEW YORK The marriage in Tennessee of a 19yearold student to his 69yearold land lady might lead some to think that Dan Cupid feeling the first balmy spring zephyr has be gun spraying his arrows around again But the pinkcheeked little fel low didnt need any such en couragement according to a survey of his recent activities Only a few weeks ago while winter winds nipped ears Brooklyn man felt the jab o the and set out to buy an engagement ring for his intended But he forgot io see if it was okay with his two cur rent wives first He gave their names as credit references in buying the ring and while they were friendly with each other they resented the prospective in terloper and turned him in AND IN TURIN Italy a bride and her exparatrooper fiance took the plunge from feet above Turin Airport They floated down under wedding white chutes to where their priest an exparatroop chaplain who had jumped just ahead of them waited to pronounce them parachutist and wife In Montemogglo Italy s i children in the Costa famil were speared by Cupid at th same time They were wed without parachutes in a sin gle ceremony But although Cupids activi ties have been spectacular ir Italy his birthplace hes th Roman god of theyve hac their amusing and touching as pects elsewhere round the world Income Tax May Go Up A s THE JOKES ON HIM It was warm electronic thermometer a dubious glance in Mason City in fact the after doffing his jacket Ludens shrug reading of 56 was the highest here since last Nov 18 But 116 degrees Henry H Ludens 908 Adams N gives the ged off the whole thing an April Fools jpke by the photographer which it was IN PARIS as the rains fe on the boulevards Monique Guigueno married her soldier sweetheart two years after he was kiHed in Algerian action In the name of the law I unite you with a intoned the deputy mayor over the weeping bride The soldier father of ner child was killed before he could return to Paris on a pass he held and marry Monique And the folk of a tiny English hamlet near a U S air base wanting a quiet wedding ior the villages first bride in 30 years appealed to the U S Air Force to call off its scheduled aerial display of jet places The USAF sympathetic to Cupids tug grounded 23 howling jets Cupid was right on hand when bandleader Buddy Cole and his wife divorced in Los To Ignore by Russia BERLIN f The Air Force served notice on the Rus sians will go on lying high altitude transport o West Berlin if at any time nilitary requirement is estab An Air Force spokesman mad his statement shortly after a ioviet Embassy warning tha omplications would arise if the Jnited States persisted in fly ng planes to West Berlin at al tudes above feet THE SPOKESMAN said that at any time a military re quirement is established for transporting cargo or military personnel in or out of West Ber lin the highaltitude planes will be used The most efficient altitude for carrying cargo over relative Mason City Generally fair and a little cooler Wednesday night with lows in the middle 30s Thursday partly cloudy and warmer highs in the mid dle 50s Soviet Ban House OKs New Rate DES MOINES to put personal state income tax rates back o where they were prioi to 1957 or R per cent higher than they are now was on its way to the Iowa Senate Wednesday wilh the approval of the House A bill for he increase sped through the House Tuesday 89 12 without debate It will not af fect income taxes lowans are paying this year The additional revenue as suming the Senate concurs will amount to an estimated total of a probably would start to come in with taxes due in 19RO THE BILL is part of a three package leal to raise about additional revenue to inance Gov Herschel Loveless proposed record budget of million a year lowans can figure out how the ncome tax increase would af ect them by checking back to he rates they paid in 1957 Atthat time the rates were 8 f 1 per cent on the first of taxable income per cent on the and up to 4 per cent on all over The present rates which have been in effect for two years are 75 per cent on the first per cent on the sec ond and up to per cent on allover THE HOUSE also passed unanimously and sent to the GOP Ch on Answered WASHINGTON iff The MEADE ALCORN THRUSTON MORTON WIDE AREA HIT 6 Killed 67 Hurt in Texas Storms FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES unanimously ana sent to me HILLSBORO Tex At least eight tornadoes hit sleeping Senate another bill affecting the communities over a front hundreds of miles long in installment plan of paying in Texas and Oklahoma Tuesday night come taxes They killed at least 6 persons and injured 67 o At present any taxpayer bwlhcm critically ing or more can pay it in two Starling next year the only ones who could take advantage of the two c installment plan would be thosei United Stales Wednesday imiowinS or more iposed a temporary ban on travi Another bill passed by Ihe A tornado that communities between Hillsboro anc Waco in than the other seven com bined It accounted for all of the 6 dead and 38 of the injured That tornado blew an automobile from Ihc road killing Mrs C B Bruner 27 wife of a James Connally Air Force Base fligh ly short runs is between and feet depending on winds and he added minut wamY slalement fram the minutes wantSoviel Embassy hinlecl lhal ex ed to start all over again incidents might erupl inj a clean siatc thrce air corriclors used by BUT ALTHOUGH an 85year1 Western planes into the isolated old great grandmother won citv unless Ihere is a setllemenl Cupids batlle over Indiana the dispule which became at first she couldnt prove sheDllbhc Tuesday iposea a lemporarv Dan on Iravi oy me owa Generally fair Wednesdayjel by Soviet diplomats in lheHoiJse would authorizej night a little cooler southeast United States in retaliation of thc State Tax Com similar ban on the movementsmission to serve of American diplomats in thejrants aSaJnsl delinquent fax Jqws in the 30s Thursday part ly cloudy and warmer highs mid 50s to mid 60s Further outlook Friday cloudy and mild Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 6 degrees above n m a 1 Thursday through next Monday Normal highs arc 54 north to GO south Normal lows are 32 north to Soviet Union State Department press officer Lincoln White said the prohibi tion on which New YorkWashington travel is ex be lifted when the payers if the county sheriff doesnt complete service within five days after he receives it Sponsors said some sheriffs have been reluctant to serve in come tax distress warrants and House Continues Property Tax Repeal Debate DES MOINES The House went to bat again Wednesday over a bill to repeal personal JLJU 111 LtU Wlitll LUG Soviets lift the band they JiamPers fhe commissionsproperly taxes in Iowa on tclc nounced earlier Wednesday enforcement program Our embassy in jNuimai lows are 6z nortn to 1 37 south Only minor daily VIlltc has reported that i T Tnir fnr1 Mom rtt temperature changes are ex pected until turning colder Sunday or Monday Precipita tion will average 25 of an inch or less as scattered show ers Saturday or Sunday Minnesota Generally overcast the Soviet Union for temporary reasons has apparently closed down all travel of foreign mis sion personnel both civilian and military to any area in the So viet Union with the exception of Leningrad lowans Refuse to Leave Home Despite Rising Flood Water DIXON elderly per sons resisted efforts of Scott County deputy sheriffs to re About onethird of Soviet lerimove them from a smallhouse Jit ill a IlUUrU little temperature change rilory is more or less permlsurrounded by flood waters of was 18 in her effort to wed her 29 year old beau the I a w thwarted the busy liltie archer in Ohio A judge convinced a 73yearold Daylon man he THE STATE Department has declared lhal Ihe United Stales will continue to fly planes into Berlin at whatever altitude it deems necessary shouldnt marry his 18vearold m inlcnded so he called off Ihe The dlsPute came inlo the wedding open wlien tnc United Stales and A j i r 11 v tne Soviet Union Iraded pro And last al he won again tcsts ovcr lhc M f g g AIhe Dowden got IHS Air Force inlo West 103yearold mothers t Fri to marry Mrs Sylctcr Shes a stripling of 65 Tllc transporla turbojet fly ing al its normal cruising alii AND THE COPS frustratedtude of about wedding bells for a New York i buzzed by three Soviet MIG jets girl who armed with thc ubiquion both its inbound and return tous note tried to slick up a j flight to West Germany bank for trousseau money The biggest horse laugh on the plump little archer came from Russia though A good Soviet couple both active in Young Communist League an1 nirc T JJJtb jMOlrvLS Tmva nounced to their factory forcL d man they wanted lo become Senate and Housc Wednesday GlobeGazelle wealher ip lo 8 Wednesday Maximum Minimum Al 8 Precipitation DIETS NEEDED BIRMINGHAM Ala anlly closed to Iravel by foreignthe Wapsipinicon River vision sets homo freezers and other household items The lawmakers got into a hot debate on thc bill Tuesday and when it strung into late after noon action was deferred Rep David Stanley RMusca line said the household levy was a confounded nuisance to the taxpayer and its repeal would be a step toward modern izing the states tax structure near It injured her husbanc and two children It drove so many splinters inlo the body of A Lee Harris 71 Bynum thai doctors al Hillsboro said he looks like a pin The other lornadocs and the damage and casualties Ihey in flicted include WALNUT BEND and Calis b u r g persons njured including two seriously Farm buildings and a natural igas plant dcslroyed Walnut Bend and Calisburg are about 120 miles north of Hilisboro Henderson one in jured A garage and a home destroyed and trees plucked up by their roots Air Force Base A lornado touched ground but no injuries or damage reporled Perrin AFB is north of Dallas as rman Morton Rumored for Job BULLETIN WASHINGTON Meade Alcorn resigned Wednesday as chairman of the Republi can National Committee ef fective in a week The mittee which meets next is expected to name successor then WASHINGTON Al corn was reported Wednesday to be planning to resign as Re publican national position he has held since Janu ary 1957 when he replaced Leonard W Hall Alcorn declined comment He told a reporter he wasnt pre pared to say anything at the moment He indicated he might have something to say later Alcorn was contacted after he Hartford Courant re orted that he will resign short y possibly Wednesday THIS WAS BACKED up by Eisenhower administration in formants who said announce ment of the resignation is ex pected momentarily the administration sources and the Courant said Alcorn wantsto return to his larLford law practice The Courant indicated that Alcorn now 51 might try for the Con ecficut governorship in 1962 The Courant said Alcorn will lay on the job a short time to give the GOP National Commit tee a chance to pick a replace ment This choice could be made next week when the com mittee meets here to select a site and date for the 1960 Re publican national convention and act on proposals to reorganize hepartys Prqponenls argued that the near the Oklahoma line Lax hardly pays for the cost of Silver City Regulations during thc nighf tax hardly pays for the cost of Silver City inyear for thc remaining two The river went out of its collection while the including one seriously term THE NEW YORK TIMES quoted highly placed political ources as saying Sen Thrus on B Morion RKy would most likely be Alcorns succes or A Washington dispatch to le Times described Morton as a middleground Republican who claims neither the liberal nor conservative Morion 51 is in the third year of his sixyear Senate 01 Alpha Chi Omega sorority girls wenl on a diel en masse Wed nesday afler discovering lhal only 16 of them could squeeze inlo one lelephone un Ihe mens j i j U11C LUC U Ull j thirds diplomats give notice of banks isolating the small house claimed the bill would throw a TPDt TnKJ i Alcorn an energetic worker j travel intentions About the Residents of the area called greater burden on real estate i OKLADamageand campaig launched an jsamc situation exists asto Iravilhe sheriffs office after hearing1 Rep Robert casualcs reported lei by Soviet diplomats in Iheshouts from Ihe house don said his county assessor but United Slales j Officers took a boal lo him Ihe lax barely yielded no casualties reporled While said he United Stales Ihe three persons identified as enough to cover the cosl of Cref I Lodge Resor id not know the reason for Meade and Mr and Airs Decline it Four InJurcd but nonc seriously at WilcoxHowever thc three Thc Housc was told mi tl A 11UUOC Wai LU1U LlllS tXV Ul He described as speculalive Iheipersons said they wanted lo rei age revenue per county was possibihly mentioned here andjmain in the house until Wedncsabout a year or aboul m European capitals lhal the Sojday morning million for the state as a viets are conducting massive When Wednesday came lhc whole bul lhal this amount did spring mililary maneuvers jriver began lo recede include collection costs Texoma along the TexasOkla homa border The storms were part of a Legislature Forms Sifting a n they wanted lo become Comrade and M r s Comrade The faclorys Komsomol Young Communisl Committee was de lighted and hired an orchestra arranged a lavish feast show ered the couple with gifts and organized a parade through town on the wedding day Eight days after the wedding named separate Sifting Commit lees lo conlro their calendars for the remainder of the session The action was laken in an ef fort to reach final adjournment by April 21 This would be the 100th day of the session The Senate put eight Republicans though the couple decided to anri four Democrats on its com imiticc headed by GOP Floor part and split thc gifts KomsoLcadcr Jack Schrocdcr Davcn molskaya Pravda out port ThcHouse named 13 Re said they agreed to marry only publicans and 8 Democrats with general pattern of severe weather from Texas into parts of eastern Oklahoma western Arkansas southeastern Kan sas and western Missouri Heavy rain hail and strong lashed he region Funnels were sighted in Kanj jsas and a cilyw i d c lornadoj jaicrl was poslcd for Kansas City Mo for 15 minutes Tues day night Rain slrong wind and some hail lashed thc area extensive parly rebuilding pro gram in January in the wake of heavy GOP losses in last falls congressional elections There were reports shortly after the elections that Alcorn inlended lo resign but he insist ed he intended to stay on How ever it was reported that Al corn has informed President Eisenhower that he intended to quit for personal reasons Alcorn is regarded as a lib eral Republican and a strong advocate of President Eisen howers modern Republicanism Missouri Man Dies in Iowa Accident BLOOMFIELD OR Ethe to get the wedding presents It didnt say what became of the happy couple Rep Clark McNeal RBel the majority floor lead er as chairman GIRLS ANSWER TO PHONE IJOOTH tyone coeds at LongBeach Slate College jam into a small foreign car The girls said they wanted to expose the foolish antics of college boys AP Photofax around the country who have been packing them selves into telephone booths Men of a campus fra ternity at the Lang Beach school however vowed to put 50 of their members in the car Becler 19 Lancaster was crushed lo death beneath an overlurned livestock truck in twotruck collision Monday about two miles norlh of Ihe IowaMissouri line on Highway 63 SAMI DATE1958141 Showers Greet lowans on First Day of April April showers greeted Iowa on this first day of the new month The rain moved eastward across the state during the night and nwe than an inch of pre cipilalion was recorded at some places Clearing skies were ex pected later Wednesday The heaviest rainfall reported was inches at Dubuque at Cedar Rapids and Brooklyn atWil liamsburg atv Oskaloosa Albia at Ottumwa and at Grinnell Norlh Iowa on the other hand got only a trace of moisture Ma son City for instance had just 01 Thursday mornings lows were clue to be in the 20s lower