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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 11, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION vou w The newspaper that makes all North I o w a n s AmcUted Prew and United Preit International Full Leasa Wires MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 11 1941 neighbors 7c a Copy Paper Consist of Three Nt Ill Senate set to OK 12 road use tax FROM OUK WIKE SERVICES DES Iowa Sen ate Monday approved increas ing the city and town share ol the slates million road use taxfund from 8 to 12 per cent The 3515 vote came on an amendment by Sen X T Pren tis RMount Ayr and 24 other senators to a bill sent out for Gals come to aid j of party if Help to swell GOP coffers By DICK WEST WASHINGTON UPI Five weeks ago the womens divi sion of the Republican National Committee decided it was time to start raising money for the 1962 congressional campaign So it began sending dollar bills to party workers through out the country At first glance there would appear to be madness in this method I mean no politician in his right mind would try to finance a campaign by contri buting to his contributors I hasten to add however that the GOP ladies have not taken leave of their senses They are merely conducting an experi ment in doityourself fund raising EACH WOMAN who receives a dollar from the committee is supposed to Pyramid it into a large sum and then send the entire amount back to the GOP treasury The committee leaves it to the individual to determine how to build the pyramid And this has given rise to some of the most unorthodox fundraising methods of the history of poli tics Let us consider first the man ner in which Fern E Lee of Towner ND came to the aid of her party with a pyramid During a church dinner she told the committee I snitched a leaf from a gorgeous plant took it home put it in water to root it later potted the plant and soon there were six small violet plants Bought five small flower pots with the pyramid planted the violets in each Invited five gals for bridge and lunch and had no trouble selling those plants for each Returned a potted violet lo the church to case my conscience t THERE IS NO doubt that Mrs Lees fundraising tech nique was a bit out of the or dinary As to whether it indi cates that the angels will be on the side of the republicans in the next election I am not pre pared to say A more energetic if less in genious fundraising method was employed by Mrs C Y Scmple Baxter Springs Kan Here is how she built a pyramid Made and sold felt sunflowers made and sold chocolate cakes bread and rolls apple pies 2 birthday cakes gave two crew cuts shortened three skirts cooked pot of beans mended three sweaters one pair trou sers mended afghan made and sold one pair of pajamas gave one shampoo and set one pedi cure one manicure and 10 electric impulse facials ANOTHER PYRAMID was built by Mrs Francis E Hoi brook Cuyahoga Ohio as fol lows My son brought home a cocoon of a praying mantis which hatched I sold baby man tises for 25 cents each and gave him a nickle Sold 18 and could have sold more but my stock ate each other up As fundraising novelties these rank high but I think the pyramid built by Marian Smith Pulaski Ark tops them all Probably not a way youd advise she wrote but I added a dollar and bet on Rebelj Ruler in the ninth at Oaklawn Park lc camn in a winner May we do the same in action by the Senate Highway Committee The Senate also voted 419 to allocate the cities and towns share on a straight population basis instead of including a need factor However the upper chamber bogged down on a system of al locating the counties share for secondary roads on need and area Final action on the bill was deferred Under Prentis amendment 48 per cent of the fund would go to primary highways 40 per cent to secondary roads and 12 per cent to cities and towns The present formula is 50 per cent to secondary roads 42 per cent to primary highways and 8 per cent to cities and towns VOTING ON the Prentis amendment came after theSen ate earlier had defeated sev eral other amendments that would have given cities and towns an even greater share of the road use cash A coalition of rural senators and some big city legislators passed the amendment after RAIN North Iowa Thunderstorms and locally heavy rain Tuesday night lows 3437 Cloudy windy occasional light rain and continued cold Wednes day highs 3842 Iowa Rain with considerable thunderstorm activity and lo cally heavy rain east Tues day night colder northwest lows 3035 northwest to the 40s southeast Wednesday cloudy and windy with light snow ex treme northwest and rain or snow north central and north east highs upper 30s north west to the 40s southeast Fur ther outlook Partly cloudy and warmer Thursday Minnesota Mostly cloudy cold er Rain Kiixcd with snow west and central Highs Wed nesday 3240 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 54 Minimum 31 At 8 am 35 Sunrise Sunset municipalities had been de feated on successive efforts to gain 15 14 and 13 per cent of the fund The debate on the controver sial allocation covered parts of three days Sen Lynn Potter DCresco said the approved formula would give cities and towns a 50 per cent increase over what they now receive from the fund It would however cut the sec ondary roads by 20 per cent The present formula is 50 per cent for secondary roads 42 per cent for primary highways and 8 per cent for cities and towns THE PRENTIS amendment was substituted for a sliding scale formula recommended by the highways committee which would have upped the cities and towns share to 10 per cent next year and increased the alloca tion 2 per cent a year until it reached a maximum of 14 per cent in 1964 The committee plan would have given primary highways 50 per cent and secondary roads 40 per cent next year In 1963 and 1954 each of those alloca tions would have been trimmed 1 per cent and the money given to the cities and towns Sen Jack Schroedcr R Davenport said the approved formula would absolutely crip pie the primary highway pro gram and cities and towns might wind up with nothing more than they now have He pointed out that at presen the 5th and 6th cents of the 6 cents a gallon state gasoline tax goes exclusively to primary highways and is not includec in the RUTF allocation form ula SEN MARTIN Wiley RCe dar Rapids also predicted thai the cities would lose money even though they gained 4 per cent because the highway com mission would quit paving the primary highway extensions into 404 municipalities in the slate Wiley said the highway com mission actually provides citie with 37 per cent of your needs it seem silly to rob that fund But Prentis defended his pro posal to leave the secondary systems money intact because the roads get the agricultural products to cities and towns Think of the products not people Prentis said as he called the secondary road sys tem the heartbeat of Iowa AS EICHMANN WENT ON Eich mann stands in bullet proof glass box at left arrow and faces his judges at opening in Jerusalem of his trial for mass murder of Jews in World War II Pre Proceedings declared legal AP Photofax siding Judge Moshe Landau is at center on bench with Judge Binyamin Halevi at left and Judge Yitz haj Raveh at right Eichmann on trial FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES disqualify itself and declare the JERUSALEM Adolf Eichjproceedings illegal AP Photdfnx KISSINGS CATCHING Bobby Johnson 5 and Audrey Juel 3 catch the wedding spirit with a little smooching of their own Bobby plants a big kiss on Audrey while John Pothen kisses his bride the former Carol Vohs Audrey sister of the bride WHS a flower girl at the wedding in St Paul Minn Bobby nephew of the bridegroom was a flower boy mann went on trial Tuesday on charges of being historys worst mass murderer Whatever happens to him he is not going to the gallows by default He has a fighting law yer in Robert Servatius a West German from Cologne who opened up by demanding that the court of three Israeli judges specially set up to try Eichmann It was the first time in 2000 years that a man accused of in flicting suffering and death on the Jews was brought to judg ment in a Jewish court The atmosphere was electric president of the court Supreme stances in which he was spirited Court Justice Moshe Landau jfrom Argentina lo Israel last Legal arguments broke outimjMav mediately after the reading of the 27page 15count indict ment Eichmanns chief counsel pudgy grayhaired Dr Robert Israels attorney general Gid eon Hausner disputed Servatius argument Israel accuses Eichmann ol crimes against the Jewish peo with dramaeven during the 70 dinged the huma minutes when the indictment itemizing Eichmanns alleged Q special court trylity The indictment asserts of 1950 under which Eichmann being read by theiis being tried and the circum ing him in Israel the Israeli law I that he bears direct responsi Tax levies on trailer homes upped DES MOINES UPI Iowas trailerdwellers will pay sharply increased lax assessments for school purposes on their rolling homes after a bill passed by the legislature goes into effect The House Tuesday accepted Senate amendments to the mo bile home tax measure and sent the bill to Gov Norman Erbe who is expected to sign it The vote was 826 N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES THE HOUSE originally ap proved a bill which would double the tax but the Senate scaled the increases down to an average of 130 per cent Both chambers agreed at the outset on a annual registra ion fee which must be paid whether the mobile homes are permanently located in a trailer court or lot or moved over the highways Under the present law the registration fees which go into the state motor vehicle registra tion fund are based on weight and range from 3 for small trailers to for the largest ones The bill also provides for school tax assessments of a month on trailers up to 30 feet n length S4 on those between 30 and 35 feet and for those over 35 feet THE CURRENT monthly tax rate is S2 and respec tively The proceeds of the tax s prorated 50 per cent to local school districts 25 per cent to municipalities if the trailers are parked within their limits and 25 per cent to the county general und If the trailer is located outside a city or town the fees are divided equally between the school district and county gen eral fund The measure sent to the gov ernor provides that 100 per cent f the tax fees go to the school district if the mobile homes are ocated outside cities and towns Tor those within municipal cor 3orate limits 75 per cent goes o the school district and 25 per cent to the municipality Adenauer flies to US BONN Germany Chancellor K o n r a d Ade nauer left by plane for the United States for talks with President Kennedy about the future of the At lantic alliance Trial publicized BERLIN West German newspapers splashed their front pages with bannerline stories detailing the start of the Adolf Eichmann trial in Jerusalem AntiCommunist stand Ngo Dinh Diem said the re sults of Sundays presidential elections demonstrated readiness by the Vietnamese to accept new sacrifices in facing the Communist threat in the country Diem held a victory news conference after announcement of his reelection by an overwhelming894 per cent margin over his opposition De Gaulle is pessimistic Charles de Gaulle expressed doubt that Algerias revolutionary leaders are cap able of taking positive steps to negotiate peace French and the Algerian rebel attempts to open peace talks last week collapsed May quit the UN UNITED predicted that mounting pressure at the United Nations against South Africas race policies may goad Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerds government into quitting the world organization bility for the slaying of millions of Jews that he caused others degradation deportation deprivation and inhu man torture and suffering ISRAEL HAS abolished cap tal punishment except fo crimes against humanity unde the 1950 law On 12 of the 15 counts against Eichmann the maximum penalty is death Eichmann as chief of the Jewish Affairs Section of the Mazi Gestapo during the war is accused of direct responsibility the catastrophe visited onj he Jews He stood in the Tom the audience by sheets of bulletproof glass stony faced and mo tionless as a statue He was wearing a dark gray business suit a white shirt and a striped necktie that matched his s u i t He peered once through the EICHMANN glass toward the audience nod ded once to Servatius and the lawyers assistanls Then he turned his head to ward the three judges and ap peared never to take his eyes off them The first days session of the Eichmann trial thus ended with jlhc justices considering the ar guments of counsel The arguments about the le gality of the case were still go ing on at pm when the court recessed until Wednesday I Electric firms sued US seeks damages WASHINGTON The Jus ice Department Tuesday filed ix additional multimilliondol ar damage actions against electrical equipment manufac urers convicted of antitrust aw violations The actions were brought at Philadelphia where the com panies named pleaded guilty or no contest last December to charges that they had rigged bids on public and private sup ply contracts over a nineyear eriod ELEVEN corporations were named as defendants in one or more of the six suits filed on ehalf of the Tennessee Valley Authority and a dozen federal executives and defense agen cies General Electric Co and Westinghouse Electric Corp named in all six com plaints Atty Gen Eobert F Ken nedy who announced the suits said the damages sought would run into millions of dol ars but exact figures could not be stated now because his department has not completed studies of the government pur chases involved The new damage actions in olved TV A purchases since 1946 f power switch gear assemblies ransformers and turbinegener ators THEY ALSO i rt v o I v t pur chases of transformers distribu ion equipment and low voltage circuit breakers for the Air Force Navy Army Atomic En ergy Commission General Serv ices Administration the Gov ernment Printing Office Na tional Advisory Committee for Aeronautics and the Commerce Defense Agriculture and Inte rior Departments The AllisChalmers Manufac turing Co of West Allis Wis vas named as defendant in four of the suits and a coconspirator n another ITE Circuit Breaker Co of Philadelphia was charged in three suits Federal Pacific Electric Co of Newark N J McGrawEdi son Co Elgin 111 and Wagner Electric Corp and Moloney Electric Co both of St Louis Mo were named as defendarifs in two suits and coconspirators in another The CutlerHammer Co of Milwaukee the SquareD Co of Detroit and the Kublman Elec tric Co of Troy Mich were named defendants in one suit SAME Iowa Safetj Department Fipirej Black Flag Means in Fait 24 Bonn GOOD OLD JOHN KANSAS CITY Kan bond issue will be passed iy one vole in Wednesdays spc ial election in Sewer District No fi of Quindaro Township he only cligibic vpler John Scars says he will vole for the ssue On the Inside Editorials Page 4 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 Society News 1011 Sports 1314 North Iowa News 15 Comics 19 Clear Lake News 22 Farm Town Living Rollout Section Rain and snow mixture moves across Iowa Rain spread slowly eastward across Iowa Tuesday with the indication that it would be fol lowed by colder weather and a mixture of snow in the same pattern Rainfall amounts were light The forecast said the pre cipitation would end in the west Tuesday night in the central portion early Wednesday and in the cast later Wednesday Temperatures were mostly around the 40degrce mark No waiting period law impossible to enforce Iowa Protestants told By JIM COLLISON GlobeGaiette Staff Writer Senate confirmation of the Housepassed marriage waiting period law will help restore faith in Iowa law Arthur Fischbeck made this statement when he told Iowa Protcslants the present nowait ing period marriage law is nearly impossible to enforce THE STATEMENT appears in an open letter mailed Monday night lo the Rev Raymond L Spocrri DCS Moines associate secretary of the Iowa Council of Churches The Iowa council representing 15 Protestant de nominations supports a waiting period If Minncsotnns can rccly come into Iowa and openly thumb their noses at Iowas marriage law there certainly is little incentive for lowans lo ob serve the laws Fischbeck said Fischbeck is chairman of the Mason City Council of Churches committee studying Iowa mar riage law Clearly there are so many instances of law violation that no enforcement officer has the time or financial and physical resources necessary to appre hend all violators Fischbeck said Under the present law the clerk who issues the license must depend on the statement of a witness FISCHBECK NOTED that by the time the clerk has checked the information about the parties marrying the actual ceremony is performed and the parlies have left Iowa for their outof slate home The Mason City layman cited several cases to show that the prcscnl law is promoting law lessness This last week in Mason City for example a St Paul boy re ceivccl a license to marry after a witness swore the boys age was 22 Mason City police the same day arrested a youth with the same name The drivers li cense for this boy indicated he was 19yearsold two years younger than the legal age for boys to marry in Iowa without parents consent When this difference in ago was discovered the following day the Minnesolans already were out of the state FISCHBECK TOLD Mr ri that nearly every week in the last two months a new of bigamy hag come lo our   

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