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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 14, 1959, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for VOL ft MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE i Tht Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors AuoclaUd ud United MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 14 7o Copy Paper Consistt ot Tour m Nikitas Set for US Trip The Good Old Summit Time Draws Nearer By MARGUERITE HIGGINS Now York Herald Tribune Nwws WASHINGTON Vice Presi dent Richard is gentleman to whom the s sians should dofftheir broad brim hats if San Francisco is chosen as the site for the super summit And with the personal con frontation between Soviet Pre mier Khrushchey President Eisenhower and the other West ern leaders almost a foregone conclusion the choice of the Wests fairest and most exciting city would of course give the Russian leader the opportunity for a trip to the United States for which he has shown such unabashed eagerness MORE IT WOULD give Khrushchev the opportunity to see a wide the United States and the chance to display to the American people the stuff of which the Soviet leader is made a blend of homespun wit shrewdness toughness topped off by a way with people that can when he wants be most engaging disarming and ever so human No inscrutable Kremlin re cluse he There are a number of obvi ous reasons why Nixon should be an advocate of having the summit in San Francisco not the least of which of course being that California is his home state Another reason is related to the vast change that has taken place in the whole concept of a summit In the days of John Foster Dulles it had been that a summir had thor oughly p r le pared in ad v a n c and therefore the meeting of the chiefs of state HIGGINS wasvisualized as a brief session where the Big Four would merely tie the pret ty ribbons on the package hand ed to them by their deputies Under these circumstances the summit could be short Now the West has been pushed into accepting the fact that if there is to be any bargaining it is to be at the summit only Therefore the meeting has all the potential of being far longer drawn out than originally visu alized ANOTHER proSan Francisco argument is it would be easier because of constitutional prob lems for President Eisenhower to cope with a prolonged meet ing held in this country than one held abroad And since given a prolonged session he would undoubtedly have to go back and AP Photofax QUEEN PAYS PENALTY As a penalty for her abscence while reigning as queen of the annual Or ange Showat San Bernardino Dorothy Mum inert 17 waxes the floor in Dan Diequito High School School policy students to makeup for unexcusable absences by doing such chores1 after classes ButDorothy a senior said It was worth Shell next compete in the Maid of California contest at the State Fair 1 DEAD OTHERS HURT Blimp Rams LAKEHURST N J UPi One crewman was killed Thursday when a silvery Navy blimp crashed into a hangar while at empting to land in a dense fog Six crewmen were hospitalized and several others suffered minor injuries The wreckage was wedged in the hangar roof 150 feet above he ground Rescue workers clambered over the roof and removed the injured crewmen who hadbeen trapped in the blimps gondola The freak accident left the wreckage near the top of the 50foot high hangar The whole rooftop was shrouded by the imp folds of the blimps great gas Rescuers had to reach the scene with aerial ladders and then tunnel beneath the deflated bag to reach the gondola car where the injured lay It ammed partially through the langar roof and remained stuck ast The ZPG2 blimp was return ing from a routine 21hour anti submarine patrol early this morning II was making a radar controlled instrument approach through a swirling fog that blanketed out everything more than 100 feet away Mercury Skids Far Into 30s Temperatures were near the much of freezing mark over Iowa Thursday Read ings were as low as 36 degrees jat Cedar Rapids Waterloo and THEY PROBABLY Spencer Only Dubuque Dav saw the ground until after the said Lt Cmdr Herman Spahr administrative office o Squadron 3 to which the craft was attached The fog was so bad we forth to Washington a number of times this would give Vice President Nixon Ihe chance to sit in for the President in these loplevel talks And although a number of Nixons friends and a number of Nixons foes wonder with ap propriately mixed emotions about the wisdom of participat ing in a summit session that holds such slight hope of suc cess there is no doubt that Nix on himself would like the exper ience of participating personally in Ihese loplevel negotiations Actually it was not until last week that Nixon let it be known through channels official and un official that he would be an ac tive proponent of San Francisco INDEED THE WORD embarrasingly late to the De partment of State which at the beginning of the week was still saying that no serious consid eration was being given to San Francisco as a summit site By mid week after it became known that Nixon himself had passed the word that San Fran cisco was very much under his consideration the department took the position that it did not necessarily object in principle to having the summit in this country or in San Francisco None the less there area number of officials who still wonder about the capacity of t h American people to take Khrushchev in perspective radioed the blimp to gain alti ludc and try to come in said Spahr It was just picking up speed to 45 miles an hour when it hit The huge bag was ripped by the wreckage and its million cubic feet of helium wooshec out through its rent sides The gas is noninflammable and dis persed without harm into the fog RESCUERS AT first wore un able to locate four officers and two men beneath the entangling sheets of the 343foot long bag They were found in the fore part of the metal alloy gondola After almost five hours one of the officers was pried loose He was taken down a ladder strapped in a litter The shirt of one of the litter bearers was smeared with Wood Truck Convoy Fired On in Tennessee CLINTON Tcnn Wl A bar rage of shotgun and rifle fire jenport and Ottumwa had lows of 40 degrees or higher Mason Cily had 38 The Thursday highs were not expected to get past the mid 60s Wednesdays top readings ranged from 51 at Dubuque to 60 at Burlington and Sioux City The Weather Bureau said the outlook is for warmer weather Friday from three hidden locations in the woods halted a convoy of coal trucks headed for TVAs Kingston steam plant Wednes day night No one was injured but Anderson County deputies said bullets struck the radiators of two of the seven or eight trucks The ambush was the latest of a series of violent in cidents reported in east Tennes see sfnce the United Mine Work ers Union began Irying to or ganize nonunion coal operations in the area West Offers Russians United Berlin GENEVA W The Western powers proposed to R u s s i a Thursday that divided Berlin be made a united city under Big Four guarantees as the first step in a sweeping package plan to unify East and West Ger many and begin global disarm ament The massive fourphase West ern program was introduced in the fourth session of the Big Four foreign ministers confer ence as the Western response to Russias demand that West Ber lin be made a free city It also countered Premier N i k i t a Khrushchevs call for a peace settlement with divided Ger many The proposals provide for suc cessive disarmament measures including initial limits of million men in the Armed Forces of the United States and Russia and leading eventually to limitation and possible with drawal of all foreign troops Sov iet and Western from Germany and neighboring areas IT WOULD UNIFY Garmany in 30 months United Germany would be free to elect member ship in either the Atlantic Alli ance NATO or the Soviet blocs Warsaw Pact or to choose a neutralpolicy Whatever the choice the big powers Germany and other Eu ropean countries would take steps to avoid any change in the EastWest balance of power and could enter into agreements against aggression Western leaders have long expressed confidence Germany would line up with the West As a package the plan had no prospects of even serious con sideration by Russia Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko has already rejected it asa tangle Loveless Has Only 5 Bills Left to Sign DES MOTNES UP1 Gov Herschel C Loveless has onlj five of the 432 bills passed by the Iowa Legislature left on his desk He has either signed vetoed or let become law out his signature all other posals Loveless said Thursday three of the five bills need more study before he decides whether to sign or veto them ONE OF THE bills is con troversial family plan bill to boost unemployment compensa tion payments Another proposal which pos sibly faces a veto would allow contractors to collect for work done on public projects if they complete 95 per cent of the work and then are stopped by winter weather Under present law contractors cannot get paid un til they finish the whole job AlNOTHER PROPOSAL would allow the slate to pay moving expenses for highway commis sion personnel who are tr3ns erred from one section of the state tpanother Loveless feels Jhis might open the door for similar requests from other stale The other two bills are minor ones which need some techni cal correction only before ap proval Loveless said Accident Near Ridgeway Takes Its Second Life 19 Kaukauna who was described as a luman lorch when he escaped from his burning truck after it collided with a car near Ridge way Iowa Monday has died in a hospital here He suffered second and thirddegree burns over 80 per cent of his body in the crash Garretts truck collided wilh car driven by Olvin Amund son 53 Ridgeway on Iowa 9 near Ridgeway Amundson died Tuesday RETURNS STUDIED Tax Commission Resumes Its Enforcement Drive DES MOINES Iowa Tax Commission has embarked on another lax en forcement drive Chairman Leon Miller esti mates there are approximate ly lowans who had ade quate income to justify filing but failed to file a state in come tax return for Ihe year 1957 Simullaneously M i 11 e r re vealed Ihe lax commission has turned to electronic proces sing equipment to help in de lecting those who have failed lo file an income tax relurn Miller said it was through this equipment that the commis sion was able lo delcrmine that at least lowans had not filed any return for 1957 IF A PERSON year there is a 5050 chance he has missed in other Miller staled He estimated that the revenue the slate should realize in past due accounts would surpass the million mark Lewis Linl secretary of commission said it will cost less to process the returns us ing electronic equipment In the past returns have been processed by hand Lint said this electronic check is the most thorough that has ever been done on processing state income tax returns GEORGE EISCHEID direc lor of the state income tax di vision said notices to the de linquent taxpayers wiJi be in the mail shortly The tax commission had a similar tax enforcement drive a year ago but it bogged down because of several quirks in Ihe Iowa income lax law Be fore it fizzled out however several court cases were filed against lowans who had failed to file a return Ally GelJ Norman Erbe and Ihe tax commission urged the Legislature to correct the inequities in Ihe criminal pro visions of the Iowa income tax law which it did Thus it would appear that once again lax law violators will be pros ecuted BECHET AP Pliotofax DIES Sidney Bechet 68 famous jazz musi cian who came up from New Orleans to international prom inence in the world of hot mu sic died in Paris Thursday Death was caused by cancer Bechet had been in failing health for some clined rapidly the past few days Changes Story in CEDAR RAPIDS UPI inn County Atty Richard Nazetle said Thursday that Ar hur Scolt 18 Cedar Rapids had changed his story in con nection with the mysterious death of Marlene Mickey Pad ield 17 Lisbon The skeleton of the attractive eenager who had hoped for movie career was found on a onely lovers lane road 11 miles east of Cedar Rapids April 29 She had been missing since Feb 18 SCOTT EARLIER had told au horilies that he had left Miss adfield at the door of the Kozy nn in downtown Cedar Rapids around midnight of the day she disappeared Police had said he vas the last known person to sec the girl alive However Nazclle said that fter lengthy interrogation Scolt on of Arthur Charles Scott vice president of the CherryBurrell Cedar Rapids admitted he eft the Kozy Inn with the girl nd drove her to the Armar Ballroom located between Ge ar Rapids and nearby Marion Nazctte added that Scott told him the girl got mad and that he let her out near the ballroom Ic said he than drove directly lome THE COUNTY ATTORNEY also said Scolt showed up the next morning after the girl dis appeared with a scratch on his face Nazeltc said he had spotted the scar of the scratch during Ihc questioning of Scolt and asked him about it Scott re plied Nazettc said that he had fallen on the morning of Feb 19 receiving the scratch Scott is a part time student at Coe College Cedar Hapids and active in the towns com munity theater Nazetle said that Scolt de clined to lake a lie detector test after the three hours of questioning Tuesday Johnny Lee Kohl 24 Daven port earlier confessed the slty ing of the pretty girl but au thorities said Kohl Wednesday had repudiated his statement regarding the girls death Ike Breaks Ground for New Center NEW YORK tfVPresident Eisenhower broke ground Thursday tor a million cul tural center and predicted it will be a mighty influence for world peace The President look part in ceremonies marking the start of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts He flew from Washington for the occasion THE PRESIDENTS landed at the nearby Newark airport arid Eisenhower motored to New York after an airport greeting from Gov Rob ert B Meyner of New Jersey and others A 33man motorcycle escort usbcred the Presidents car into Manhattan by way of the Lin coln Tunnel under the Hudson River Eisenhower stood up in a bubblet o p limousine and waved to about 300 persons lined up near the tunnel exit HE RESPONDED in similar fashion to other greetings from citizens as his car proceeded across town The ground breaking at the cultural center was just one of the activities which will keep he President buzzing busily about Manhattan during the day and into the night After Ihc ground breaking ceremony Eisenhower went to the New York Coliseum to look over displays in the interna tional show of export goods from 63 countries Mason City Clearing and a little cooler Thursday night with frost or freezing temperatures favored places low 3235 Partly cloudy and warmer Fri day highs low 60s Iowa Clearing and cool Thurs day night with frost or freez ing temperatures extreme northwest low 32 northwest to 38 southeast Partly cloudy warmer northwest highs 5565 Further Partly cloudy and warmer Sal urday v Minnesota warm er Friday highs 5565 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Thursday Maxmium 54 Minimum 38 At 8 aim 41 YEAR AGO Maximum 83 Minimum 60 SAME DATE UOWA AKETY DEPARTMENT FIGURES Black dealk la hMM f unrelated issues But parts of t especially the Berlin propos al conceivably could lead ome bargaining BERLIN in tho first phase e package program would united by free elections to be held through all Berlin under upervision of either the big p or the United Nations The United States Russia Brit ain rod France would keep their roops until the final German peace settlement provided for n the fourth phase Secretary of State Herter pre senting the package on behalf of he United States Britain and France told Gromyko the plan clearly shows that our govern ments have gone very far to meet Soviet He declared there were im portant modifications in Western policy as it has stood since 1955 A CITY COUNCIL would responsible for administering the whole city under the general supervision of the Big Four but the powers could intervene in city affairs only by unanimous vote How this arrangement would affect East Germanys capital in East Berlin was not slated The West made a compromise approach to Russias demand East and West Germany must negotiate reunification di rectly between themselves It proposed in the second phase the creation of a mixed German committee of 25 West and 10 East Germans to make plans for increased contacts between the two Gcrmanys and to draft an allGerman electoral law 9 Dies When Train Hits Bike STRUBLE HI A 9yearold boy was killed here Wednesday when he bicycle onto a railroad crossing and was struck a Great Northern freight train He was Charles Curtis Ohm son of Mr and Mrs How nrd Ohm Slruble is north of NO 40HOUR WEEK COUNCIL BLUFFS A po ice request for a 40hour work cek has been denied by City lanagcr Paul While HE GOT OUT IN ONE PIECE Don ald Warren Duesenberg right center Clear Lake stands over the sports car he rode into a ditch Duesenberj crawled out uninjured from under the demolished car At far left is Bob lu man Clear Lake who drove his car into a dilch as a result of Duesenbergs collision with another vehicle SPORTS CAR DEMOLISHED Charged After Spectacular Crash Donald Warren Duescnberg 23 Clear Lake Thursday morn ing in Police Court waived pre liminary hearing on a charge of drunk driving Wedncsday afternoon the sports car he was driving hit the rear end of another car on Highway 106 and crashed 150 feet from Iht impact ac cident occurred a short distance west of the Mason City Country Club John F Halfpap 67 Belmond was driving the car Dueson bergs vehicle struck Only dam age on the Halfpap car was to the resr left fender The vehicle did not leave Ihe roadway and Halfpap parked car on the right shoulder about 100 feet from the collision HALFPAP was tiw only per son taken to Mercy Hospital Medical examination did not show serious injuries and he was discharged Another car went into tht   

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