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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 8, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for ULOBE HOME EDITION The Newspaper VOL 97 AuocUted ud United lateratOouil ruU That All Neighbors MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY I IfSf 7c Consists OB We ttl Milestone for FBI Director J Edgar Hoover to Note 35th Year In Office From the EDITORIAL RESEARCH BUREAU WASHINGTON John Edgar Hoover director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation cele brates his 35th anniversary in that post Sunday His success in administering the bureau is in the Horatio Alger tradition of the poor boy who made good but beneath the surface melo drama is the serious story of the development of a responsible professional investigative body Hoover has served as FBI Di rector under five Presidents and an even dozen attorneys general without becoming a political fig ure His name has been brought into political controversies but a partisan He is the nations top lawenforcement of ficial but he has publicly fought against a national police force WHEN APPOINTED acting director of the FBI in President Coolidge Hoover was but 29 He had been in the Jus tice Department seven years he had a law degree earned in night school The FBI created in 1908 af ter its 16 years of existence wa politicsridden agency tainted by scandal Its personnel wa largely composed of politica hacks riffraff and exconvicts Hoover accepted the appoint ment on the joint understanding that the bureau was to be kep out of politics andthat it would be responsible only to the attor ney general He set about weed ing out the incompetents ant seeking out men of good mora WHAT HOOVER at first had looked ion as a temporary job has stretchedoutinto a career and the bureau has become i great center for scientific crime investigation Where once there were no fingerprint identifica Uon files the bureau now ha some 150 million On the eve of his 30th anni versary as director Hoover wa asked if he thought there was any danger of the FBI becoming a Gestapo His reply was typ ical No there is no danger not if we have men of char acter in the organization and an alert public And to day his attitude remains un changed Hoover is one of a handful oi federal executives receiving an annual salary of only less than that of cabinet members The pay is by no means out of line with his re sponsibilities And m other agency head has so long been so successful as get ting congressional approval of mounting requests for funds FOR ALL HIS emphasis on in t e g r i t y and responsibility Hoover is no prude as his Washington neighbors are well aware He has a reputation as a gourmet and wine fancier In Washington he dines regularly at Harveys a fairly expensive steak and sea food restaurant in New York he is frequently seen Stork Club and other plush watering places drinks Scotch and plain water but rarely takes more than two A racing fan Hoover often appears at the nearby Maryland tracks and West Virginia For his World War II secur ity work Hoover won the Medal for Merit a top civilian decora tion President Eisenhower pre sented the National Security Medal five years ago a n d in January 1958 Hoover was one of the first recipients of the Presi dents Gold Medal Awards for distinguished federal He is the author of many arti cles and several books the most recent being the best selling Masters of Deceit which t h e New York Times flatly called ever written on Communism ifl more imporUn to He is survived by his widow Hoover and certainly to the nation is the fact that he has created his job in his own imand three children age has become for his own contemporaries the archetype of the professional policeman MOTHER HONORED WASHINGTON Mrs Charles N Ronan 44 wife of a Scoltsdaie attorney and mous action Thursday mother of nine Friday was Turned Catholic Mother of the Year for 1959 LEGISLATURE HAD HECTIC TIME OF IT 116Day Session E FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DBS 1959 Iowa Legislature ended its most expensive regular session Thursday with a host of new legislation enacted but with no solution to the contro versial reapportionment issue The 116th and final day of the session was marked by some confusion along with fityil ac tion ona number of important Most of the legislators wenthome but a few will stay around until next Wednesday to dispose of legal matters Republican legislators early in the day toyed with the idea of trying once more to pass a reapportionment bill but final ly gave it up during a party caucus at noon The GOP legis lators also gave up a plan to recess instead of adjourn and come back next January to make another try at passing re apportionment GOV HERSCHEL C Love less after being notified that the Legislature adjourned at 4 sent a letter commend ing the members on the amount of good legislation it had passed However Loveless chided the Legislature for three major The major failure according to Loveless was the lack of a fair and equitable reappor AP Photofax HARRYS HAPPY Former President Harry Tru man blows at the candles on a cake in observance of his 75th birthday was a surprise presented by newsmen when Truman appeared in front of his New York hotel for his usual morning walk The re porters sang happy Harry arid all agreed that he of their favorite news sources Deputy Secretary of D A Queries Found Dead in Bed WASHINGTON Deputy Secretary of Defense Donald A Quarles engineerbusinessman and second ranking civilian in the Pentagon since 1957 died unexpectedly Friday He was 64 A chauffeur sent to Quarles home to drive him to an early morning televisionbroadcast was unable to rouse him A rela tive and officials were summoned quickly and efforts were made to revive him Apparently he lad been dead for some hours lowever The cause of death was not immediately established QUARLES WAS a I in hit home at the time Mrs Quarles was in Chicago He had ed a dinner Thursday night and riends said he showed no sign of illness when he left about 11 Quarles frequently had been acting civilian chief during ab sences of Secretary Neil H Mc Elroy He had been mentioned as a possible successor to Slroy who has announced he is If McElroy should go ahead vith his plans to quit one name n speculation will be that of Wilfred J McNeil assistant sec retary of defense specializing in money matters Another name n speculation will be that of Fred Seaton a former assist ant secretary of defense and now secretary of the interior PRESIDENT EISENHOWER notified of Quarles death or dered flags on federal buildings flown at half staff The Presi dent issued a statement ex pressing shock and a keen icnse of personal Quarles was a personable man slightly built at about 140 pounds with graying hair He Iressed conservatively and ooked younger than his years Quarles was an official of the Western Electric Co and a rcsi lent of New Jersey when he en ered government service In 953 President Eisenhower ap Mortuary Science School Indefinite DES MOINES WVThe Iowa Legislature minutes before the long session ended Thursday elimi nated an appropriation of a year to establish a mortuary science program at the State University of Iowa The Stale Board of Regents however was given authority to set up such major from Council Bluffs Kar a school if board members Johnson will reign as VeS wished shea Queen of Queens for 1959 ew xonc nmes iiaujcaueu an ass The most authoritative book Antmflt nr ro ecretary of defense for e a r c h and development Muscatine Votes Daylight Time MUSCATINE ine City Council in a unani night dopted daylight saving tfme for rfuscaline from next Sunday to Oct 25 DONALD QUARLES Pledges A Firm Stand Her ter in TV Address WASHINGTON MVSecretarj of State Christian A Hertei called on the Russians Thurs day night or ne not a propaganda exercise at the Big Four for eign ministers meeting opening in Geneva Monday In a report carried to the people by radio and television Herter pledged the West wil stand firm in upholding Allied rights and responsibilities i Berlin He also promised the Wes would seek meaningful agree and in good faith loseek some advance even if small toward a jus HERTER SPEAKING ou two weeks after he was namet to succeed John Foster Dulle as secretary outlined his view on the eve of his departure fo the Geneva parley He said President Eisen hower hopes that the Genev foreign ministers meeting wil develop in such a way as l to a summit confer ence This means hat the foreign ministers meeting must give some promise that a meeting would have a reason able prospect of advancing the cause of Herter said The eyes of the world arc bound to be focused on a meet ing of the heads of govern ment It would be unfair to all peoples to risk shattering their hopes and expectations by en gaging in summit talks under conditions likely to produce HERTER Said that if the Russians refused to negotiate seriously at the Geneva meet ing the world will see that it is the Soviet Union alone which is blocking the free choice1 of the German people and the chance for true Herter said the United States Britain an1 France arc firmly united on proposals which they believe will advance the cause of peace He ruled out any onesided Western concession to the So viets as the price for easing Communist demands that the Allies get out of Berlin faced Fear One fact must be Herter said and appeasement will not in the the danger of war Only courage and a irm stand on our righls and prin ciples can do VEISHEA QUEEN AMES UPI psychology Ike Wont Go fo Summit If Russia Carries Out Threats WASHINGTON President Eisenhower will refute te go to a summit conference if the carry out their threat to turn East Berlin over fo the German nitts He will take the same if the a separ ate peace treaty with puppet East Germany Any such onesided Soviet action in the next few undoubtedly would wreck the Big Four foreign ministers con ference due to begin in Geneva Monday American attitude became known authoritatively a few before Secretary of State Christian A scheduled takeoff for preconference strategy wrth the British and French foreign Even Herter arranged te leave the throe were re ported already arguing with the Soviets over whore te sit to dilute the German deadlock In Geneva Soviet in sifted the take place a round a round table diplo were holding out for table KILLS YOUTH ONeill 18 second from helps io give comfort to Albert Kogler also 18 moments after he was slashed repeated ly by a large shark in San Francisco AP Bay Miss ONeill ignoring Koglers warning to stay away dove in and pulled him to shore where he died later from loss of blood BUT DEBTS COME FIRST Town Wants Family Back RENO their forgiving home town them back young family that disappeared from Minnesota four months ago plans to stay in Nevada until the father works out his finan cial problems Debtridden Earf Zrust 30 his wife and their five chil dren were found in Reno Thursday by a finance com pany which repossessed their automobile The family had left Silver Lake with out a trace They came to Reno April 1 after living in three Califor nia to San Luispbispo and Pismo Zrust worked as a bricklayer He if work ing now on a school project at Loyalton 50 miles north of Reno He was upset when met by reporters and seemed on the verge of tears Finally he commented I want to go back when I get the bills squared away t want to be left alone to think I dont want any help from anybody I have a good steady job and Id like to stay In Silver Lake where Zrust was a general contractor and a former city councilman Mayor Joe Gehlen said Zrust and his family will be wel comed with open arms any time they want to come The family abruptly left Sil ver Lake a town of 600 penu lt tion 40 miles west of Minne apolis Dec n Their house with all its furnishings was left unlocked Nothing was said to their relatives The made no attempt to conceal its identity in Cal ifornia or Nevada and Mrs Zrust expressed surprise they were reported as missing We wanted time to work things she said Modified Point Plan Approved DES MOINES A new modified traffic point system or Iowa has beea adopted by he Legislature Both houses Thursday accept ed a conference committee re port patching up differences over the bill to legalize the Stale Safely Department program Not only does the measure jive legal status to the system already in it also ermils the safety commissioner o issue a supplemental license o a violator whose regular work requires opera ling a motor ve hicle The bill also motorist to accumulate up to jve points for good driving dur ng a fiveyear period OneCent Increase in Two Postal Categories Asked WASHINGTON Poslmas er General Arthurs Summer field proposed Thursday a one jent increase in firslclass let er and air mail poslage Summorfield sent Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn DTcx letter and a draft of legislation Io make the increases The pro posal would raise the rate on a irslclass letter from 4 cents to 5 and on air mail from 7 cents to 8 Summerfield said higher rates arc needed to provide addition al revenues in order to assure that postal revenues will more nearly equal postal expendi He estimated the increases wcxild bring in an additional milliona year in revenue The current operating deficit of Post Office Department has been estimated al more than 500 million dollars a year Mason Crty Cloudy and warm er Friday night wilh shower beginning late Lows in the lower 40s Saturday occasiona showers and little change High temperatures in the middle 60s Iowa Cloudy and a little warm er Friday night Occasions showers beginning west por tion over spreading slate on Saturday Low Friday nigh 40s north to 50s south Warm er most sections on Saturday High mid 70s to mid or upper 80s Further scattered showers and thun derstorms and warm FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 4 to 7 degrees above normal Warming trend first of period otherwise no day to day major changes Normal highs mal low mid near 70 Nor or upper 40s Precipitation will average about 50 inch occurring as showers and thunderstorms inlcrmittcntly through period Minnesota Growing cloudy showers Highs Saturday 65 to 80 weather data up Ic 8 Friday Maximum f0 Minimum 32 At 8 51 Precipitation trace ftAMI ionment plan Loveless also aid the Legislature should ave passed desperately need d measures to reorganize the late government and enacted a tate civil service program Loveless said however egislature made good progress n the fields of highway safety uilding construction and wel are legislation REAPPORTIONMENT died hard in the last day of the meet ng Some Republican legislator vanled to try again to pass a eapportionment bill Sen J T Dykhouse RRock Rapids made a new proposal to a Re jublican caucus But the GOP cgislators agreed the plan did not have a chance Rural county legislators were varned in the House not to at empt to thwart the will of people if they vote for a consti utional convention in 1960 The vaming from large county rep resentatives indicated the bitter eeling which has developed during he house of debate over reapportionment of the Legisla ure Rep David Stanley RMusca who has taken a leading part in ihe reapportionment allle predicted that the people will vote for a constitutional convention in 1960 He also noted hat the 1921 Legislature had gnorcd the vote of the people n 1920 for such a convention and failed to set one up IF THERE1 IS an attempt to lamslring or block the conven ion this lid youve been sitting on for 50 years is going to blow And I warn you the longer you iit on it the smaller will be the pieces lhat will come Slanley said But legislators did make solid progress toward solving impor tant problems in many areas The session also will be recog nized as the spendingest in history up to but one lhat raised axes very little The legislators voted an all time record budget of more than million a year a whop ping million above the cur rent budgel and more than a million dollars annually over the recommended by Gov Herschel Loveless SOME MILLION of that judgct was for catching up on badly needed new buildings and improvements but the lawmak ers wiped out the states 20 million dollar rainy day re icrve fund to provide most of Ihe cash The only tax increases they voted were a one cent a pack boosl in the cigarette tax and a corporation tax hike from two io three per cent They figure hats enough to cover the ex penditures of Ihe next biennium and theyll let the 1961 session worry about he years to come Major accomplishments of the session included passage of a romplex bill revising and re odifying Iowa corporation laws t is hailed as an important step oward inducing more industry o locate and incorporate in owa In the field of traffic safely the lawmakers made more rogress They set speed limits of 75 miles an hour in the day ime and 65 at night on the in crstate highway system 70 miles an hour daytime on pri ing the door to the band room at the back of the building From not Liken Breakins at 4 Schools in North Iowa Worth County Sheriff Myron Leraacn and Mitchell County Sheriff Mervel Duke Angell Friday morning were investigat ing a scries of school brcnfcins In Worth Coimly the only school entered was al Graflon Carpenter Olranto and Visita tion School at Slacyville were broken into in Mitchell Counly Alvin Bucchelc Grafton school custodian discovered the break in there at 5 Friday A now school bus had been delivered to the school at but it was not known whether the luu3 au nuill breakin had occurred before or mary highway and 60 miles an Her thai time hour daytime and 50 at night on Entrance was gained by breaksecondary THEY ALSO ADDED 25 mem kill ua n vi there entrance was made to the bers to the Highway Patrol office of Supl Gordon Christiancrealcd a fund to encourage in son through a tickel office win dow Two filing cabinets in the of fice were jimmied open and the contcnt5 spilled about the room A new electric wall clock was damaged The large wall safe in the office was not tampered with Money which was in a italling railroad grade crossing protective devices and author zed installation of yield right way instead of slop signs Bills embodying a new fam ly plan concept and liberal zed benefits for unemployment ompcnsatioti ompensation snd workmens were enacted Wllll lUUHVjr 1 drawer of the filing cabinet was And in the social welfare field was provided for a n uirwu Al Carpenler and Otranlo enmodest start on a program ot Lrancc was gained through jim mied windows Visitation School was not locked In all three schools filing cab nels had been forced open A lolal of about was gained al Ihe schools most of it from Carpenter No other damage was done at the Mitchell County schools DIES AT 79 LONDON Sir Samuel loarc 70 a prewar British for eign secretary died night after A brief illness to the Permanently and ally Disabled hitherto unavail be in Iowa but in operation 45 other states Four bills had been vetoed by ov Loveless at sessions end They included measures to de fine and provide penalties for shoplifting and to require child to be 5 years old by Sept 1 before starting to school AMONG OTHER ISSUES en which the Legislature took no action were Legalizing liquor by the drink licensing and regulating kef   

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