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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 9, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL M The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors Preii United Full MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 9 19M 7c Copy Thii ContUli of Thm Challenge to Demos Show us better farm plan Ike WASHINGTON President Eisenhower presented the Demcontrols to sol ocraticcontrolled Congress Tuesplus problem day with an election year chal lenge to come up with some thing better than his plan to JI I Nixon has I edge over p j Kennedy But sentiment today finds the gap being closed ower price supports and relax controls to solve the wheat sur In a special message he re newed his arguments for the ad ministration formula But he North Iowa Snow through Wednesday accumulating 6 to 8 inches Increasing east to northeasterly winds causing considerable blowing and drift ing L o w s Tuesday night Highs Wednesday said he will go along with any thing constructive which Con gress works out if it falls within three guidelines This was a break with the administrations past position It has insisted that the wheat sur plus problem be met byv lower ing price supports and eliminat ing controls This approach is designed to discourage highcost producers and to encourage greater use of the grain as a livestock feed This change in tone came after Republican leaders in Con g r e s including Vice President Richard M Nixon the potential Republican presidential nominee had around 20 mid 20s By KENNETH FINK Princeton Research Service PRINCETON N J If presidential election were held today and the two front running candidates in each party Vice President Nixon of the GOP and Sen Kennedy of Alassachusetts for the Democrat party were the nominees the race would be close judging by the results of the latest measurement of senti ment Today Nixon holds a very slim two per cent edge over Kennedy THIS IS THE WAY the Prince ton Research Service sees it at this time Nixon 505 Kennedy 485 Undecided 10 Excluding the undecided vote the figures become Nixon 51 Kennedy 49 It must always be k e p t in mind that all public opinion samplings are subject to a mar gin of error of approximately four per cent particularly when the findings are at or near the 50 per cent mark 51 per cent for Nixon 49 per cent for Ken nedy today Three moivths ago on Oct 29 1959 the findings on the same question snowed the fol lowing Nixon 522 per cent Kennedy 478 per cent In other words the race be tween the two front runners i gettinga bit tighter IT MUST BE understood tha todays poll findings reflect only current sentiment and that opin ion can and may change be tween now and November An other survey on the same ques tion already is in the field The actual question usedin the poll Suppose the Presidential were being held to day If John Kennedy were the Democratic candidate and Richard Nixon were the Re publican candidate which one would you like to see win Experienced reporters put the above question to a representa tive crosssection in certain key areas whose past voting be havior has been carefully stud ied and weighted in relation to the nations vote A BETTER IDEA of the meaning of todays vote can be seen when current Kennedy Nixon findings are stacked up alongside the results of the past three presidential elections Iowa Snow spreading over state Tuesday night continuing Wednesday with accumula tions of 6 to 8 inches Increas ing east to northeasterly winds causing considerable blowing and drifting snow Colder south Tuesday night lows 18 24 north 2430 south Highs Wednesday mid 20s north to lower 30s south Further out flurries and colder Thursday Minnesota Heavy snow in south Highs Wednesday 520 GlobeGazette weather data ip to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 41 Minimum 19 At 8 am 19 YEAR AGO Maximum 18 Minimum 14 Produce firm Cresco is gutted by fire CRESCO The brick and block building 135 by 160 feet housing the Goodrich Produce Co here was destroyed by fire Monday night Three trucks and the office records were saved but some vegetables eggs and other produce were lost in the blaze Damage was estimated at according to Lloyd chek manager but it was cov ered by insurance Cause of the blaze was not known The fire thought to have started in the upper floor broke out about 9 pm It was not brought under control until after midnight HOG AT HEART HONG KONG burg lar stole cash and jewelry worth about 31000 from an apartment Tuesday but was not happy He eft behind this note There is not enough money Ill cal again jrged that the administration jack up from its insistence upon ower supports The three guidelines for meet ng the wheat the President described as par ticularly 1 THAT P R I C ESUPPORT levels bei realistically related to whatever policy Congress chooses in respect to production control Eisenhower said it must be recognized that the higher the support the more the farmer must be regimented 2 That price support levels not be so high as to stimulate still more excessive production reduce domestic markets and increase the subsidies required to hold world markets 3 That direct subsidy pro grams for crops in surplus be avoided likewise that the chosen programs not invite larmful counter measures by riends or badly hurt other farm ers in seeking to aid one group Within these three guidelines am constantly ready to ap prove any one or a combination of any constructive proposals isenhower said I will approve egislation which will eliminate production controls or make hem really effective or allow the farmers themselves to choose between realistic alterna tives Blizzard builds up in Iowa 68 inches forecast AP Iholofax Tear Winner ISIS Tramin I95i Eisenhower Eisenhower Per States Won by Cent GOr Demo crats IB 28 554 3 9 575 41 Tn the IfllR election four states cast their vote tor the States Right candi date Jay Strom Thurmond Alabama Louisiana Mississippi and South Car olina From the above it can be seen that if Nixon were running against Kennedy today he would do better than Dewey did against Truman in 1948 but not so well as Eisenhower did in the i state in both 1952 and 1956 when Ike ran against Adlai Stevenson Todays findings would also indicate that if Nixon assumes that he is a sure winner and wages the same kind of cam paign that Dewey did in a lofty highlevel one Rich ard M could very well bt just another man looking for job come January UNDERGROUND ATLAS Air Force has re leased these drawings of an underground silo being ried out underground At right the Alias itself has built at Vandenberg AFB Calif for the Atlas mis been raised and its rocket engines ignited Count sile to protect it from surprise enemy attack At left down of the missile is conducted from the spherical maintenance checkout and fueling operations are car underground blockhouse Iowa Supreme Court rules against gas company in use tax argument A fullfledged snow storm building up across Iowa Tues day Six to eight inches of snow was forecast by the Weather Bureau Increasing east to northeast erly winds were expected to cause considerable drifting snow and further hamper highway travd The storm moved into west ern Iowa during the night and ended a taste of spring like weather that prevailed over most of the state Monday SNOW WAS reported by aft ernoon throughout the state ex cept the extreme northern and northeastern sections However snow should move into those areas by nightfall Highways were up to 100 per cent snow covered in the areas already hit by the storm Sioux City had about two inches of snow by noon and about an inch had fallen in the central part of the stale RUSH HOUR traffic wat snarled in larger cities as cars skidded and slid on icy hills The snow diminished somewhat at midmorning but forecasters said it was only a temporary respite with the worst still to come The snow was expected to continue Wednesday but at a little lighter rate The storm barreled into Iowa after a day of balmy weather DBS MOINES UPI The Iowa Supreme Court in a prece dentsetting decision ruled Tues day that the Northern Natural Gas Co must pay state use taxes on materials used in con struction of their pipelines in Iowa The high court in a 72 de I AM WILLING to give sup ports to market prices of previ ous years or to establish sup ports in accordance with general rather than specific provisions of law or to relate price sup ports to parity Other legislative recommenda tions included 1 A threeyear extension of Ihe soil bank land retirement program and an expansion from he present 28 million acres to 50 million acres This program is designed to help curtail over production Eisenhower p r o posed that the government be permitted to make rental pay ments on retired land in the form of crop surpluses as well as cash 2 A vigorous advancement of the governments food for peace program for moving surpluses o needy areas abroad Osnge youth 2 others flee jail at Austin AUSTIN Minn Minnesota youths and one from Iowa all considered dangerous by police somehow got a key to their block and escaped Monday from the Mower County jail here Police identified Roger Lambertus them as 20 Hollan dale Richard Penkava 19 rural Austin and James Burke 19 rural Osage Iowa Lambertus and Penkava were being held on burglary charges while Burke was serving a drunken driving sentence Sheriffs deputies said one of the three got a cell block key to prompt the flight from the jail The break was reported to the jailkeeper by a prisoner who had seen the men leaving Sheriff Albert Reinartz says ic believes the three headed or the Twin Cities They ap parentiy stole a farmers car about two miles north df Aus jn The farmer reported the car missing from his garage his morning cision upheld a ruling by Polk lounty District Judge Dring feedham The decision called on he Omaha Neb firm to pay 58515 in taxes and penalties The company bad claimed it vas exempt from the state use axes because the materials vcre used exclusively in inter tate transportation and inter1 tate commerce The Iowa use ax law provides for exemption f such interstate materials HOWEVER Judge Harry Barrett Corydon said in the majority opinion there was a brief but definite period when he materials were at rest in his state It was this taxable moment hat allowed the state to levy ts use tax Garrett said The gas company a wholesale supplier with pipelines from Texas and Oklahoma into Iowa lad filed the suit against the Iowa Tax Commission for re covery of the taxes and penal ties paid during the 1953 fiscal year John OConnor Strawberry Point chairman of the tax com AP Photofax THE TIME OF HER LIFE Marie Brownell has a swell boss but work is work and its got to get it says here Her advertising company moved to a new location in downtown New Yoik and she went along with the gag by posing with her typewriter on a movers hand truck mission said that roughly was involved in cases which were pending but held up to await the Northern Natural Gas decision Judge Henrv Peterson Coun cil Bluffs wrote Ifif minority dissenting opinion in which Ihief Justice Robert Larson Iowa City agreed THE MINORITY opinion said hat the pipe and compressor units which were taxed should lave been exempt because they moved continuously from the outofstate shipping pointinto the ground where they became a part of the companys inter state pipeline The goods to which the tax was attached were never di verted from interstate com merce Peterson said He added that there was no tax able moment during which the state taxes could be levied The case was a test of the states two per cent use tax which had an exemption for in terstate commerce The com pany agreed that if it had pur chased the materials in Iowa hey would have been subject to Lhe sales lax because the sales Lax law contained no exemption for interstate commerce But because the material was brought outofstate it cameun der the use tax law which has such an exemption Twining refutes Taylors stand WASHINGTON UPI Gen Nathan F Twining chairman On the inside Editorials Society News Clear Lake News Sports News Comics Latest Markets Page 4 67 8 1112 13 14 Mason City News 1415 North Iowa News 20 Farm Town Living Pullout section Some opposition to royal name change LONDON C British news papers plunged into heated con troversy Tuesday over Queen Elizabeths decision to give her husbands family name as well as her own to lesser members of the royal family 40 years or more from now Within few days of the expected birth of her third child the 33 year old Queen decreed that her descend ants not in direct line for the throne will have the surname Mountbatten Windsor The Queens decision will not be applauded by the British pub lie said the big circulation proLabor Daily Mirror of the Joint Chiefs of Staff bluntly told senators Tuesday that the nation has enough mili tary strength to deter a Soviet attack today or in the fore seeable future Twining specifically describee as without merit the recent criticism of the defense pro gram by Gen Maxwell D Tay or former Army chief of staff vho retired last June I am not complacent Twin ng said but I am not fearfu of the Russian capability Religious leader seriously wounded CHICAGO white minis ter described byhis wife as a walking Mr wa shot and seriously wounded Mon day night by a gang of teenage Sfegro robbers The Rev Leo K Bishop 48 vice president of the National Conference of Chris tians and Jews was altacke when he and his wife resisted an attempt to rob SAME OOWA SAFEXX DEPARTMENT GRAHAM WELCOMED ENUGU Nigeria W Billy raham received an enthusias Ike to inspect Cape Canaveral WASHINGTON wvPresident Eisenhower will fly to Cape Ca naveral Fla Wednesday for an inspection of the missile launch ing base there Announcing this Tuesday the White House said Eisenhower plans to spend three or four hours at the big base then return immediately to Washington by jet In response to questions press secretary James C Hagerty said Eisen hower will not witness any mis sile firings during his brief stay NEW RULING WASHINGTON UPI The which saw temperatures climb into the 40s Monday Tuesdays lowest tempera lures were from 19 degrees at Mason City to 32 at Burlington Aflcrnoon highs were due to be about 10 degrees lower than those of Monday when tbic range was from 39 at Dubuque to 48 at Council Bluffs Wednesdays lows will be in the 20s and 30s and the after noon highs will be about the same as those of Tuesday Weather Bureau said 2 railroads study merger proposal CHICAGO Milwaukee and the Rock Island Railroad announced Tuesday they hava hired teams of consultants to look into the feasibility of merg ing their lines In November the railroad companies undre took separate studies upon au thorization of their directors A few years ago the Milwaukee and the Chicago and North Western Railway conducted studies on some type of coop Federal Aviation Agency Tues day put into effecl new rules requiring that one pilot of a jet airliner must wear an oxygen c welcome Monday night from I mask at all times when flying 5000 people who crowded into sports stadium here in the apital of eastern Nigeria above 30000 feel and all other crew members must have masks readily available erative arrangement in areas where their srevices overlap but they were unproductive ADLAI LEAVES CHICAGO w Adlal E Stevenson left on a twomonth lour of Latin America Tuesday WRECK IN MOUNTAIN Specta tors mill about the wreckage of a Chile passengerfreight train in the moun tains 25 mileg south of the capital city AP Pbotofu of Santiago The train left the rails and overturned killing 31 and injur ing 125   

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