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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 18, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                                Amish to face arrest story page HOME EDITION Dog at Bristow is hero BRISTOW Mr and Mrs Percy Merrill Jr were awak ened by the barking of their dog at 2 am Friday to find their house filled with smpke They and their daughter 4 escaped with just their night clothes to the borne of his parents who live next door The interior of the fourroom frame house and most of its contents were destroyed or damaged No estimate has been made of the loss which is covered by insurance The origin of the fire has not been determined It start ed on a rear porch and fire men said it might have been caused by faulty wiring or a gas water heater The fire was extinguished before the house burned but firemen were called back at to put out another flame which broke out in the kitchen The dog which probably saved the lives of the family was not found until after the fire was put out She was housed in the back part of the home where the smoke was most dense Her long coat was heavily singed and her eyes irritated by the smoke but Mrs Merrill said shell live A boost in state tax take Withholding is studied By JOHN McCORMICK DES MOINES UPI In creases in taxes collected ranged from 11 per cent to al most 500 per cent among states which went to a withholding sys tern on income taxes a study by the Iowa Tax Commission shows The study presented to mem bers of the Iowa legislature showed the increased revenue was not accompanied by a cor responding increase in costs o administering the system Extra help required to ad minister withholding taxes ranged from a high of 47 full time employes and 35 tempo rary 12 weeks workers in Mas rachusetts to none in Missour and Indiana the study showed The extra cost of withholding ranged from a high of in Massachusetts where million more was collected tc very little in Arizona and in Montana Attention on withholding of state income taxes again be came intense in Iowa when Gov Harold Hughes made a stronj bid for it during his successfu election campaign X T Prentis a member o the tax commission has ex pressed strong favor for th idea while Andrew George an other member of the commis sion has in oppositio to it because of extra admnis tration costs and additions space needed The survey said the larges additional space needed to han dle the withholding system was in Minnesota where an extra 1200 square feet was required Alabama said 400 square feet more was needed Six states the survey said re ported no extra office space was needed and others said The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON Ciiv GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 1W MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 18 1W3 lOc a copy No 293 Reds jeer down Chinese BERLIN shout ng Communists halted a speech by Red Chinese delegate Wu Hsiu chuan at the East German party congress Friday after Wu made a veiled attack on Soviet Premier Khrushchevs coexistence policies Wu was shouted down after 30 minutes Khrushchev was not present to hear Wu assail revisionists of the Tito Chinese Commu nist way of criticizing Soviet lead ership Snubbing the Red and whistled to show KHrushchev spent themorning at an East Berlin television factory Throughout Wus speech the 2100 delegates and guests from 70 Communists parties stamped their N The survey was sent to the 28 states and the District of Colum bia where withholding systems are now in operation Twenty two states and the District an swered the survey All but two states Hawaii and Vermont reported using data processing machines to process the withholding tax Iowa is now using machines for part of its work in income tax returns One of the items brought up by George in his opposition to a withholding system was the amount and number of refunds that would have to be made The survey showed nearly state had to make re funds ranging from in Arizona which was about lJ per cent of the total amount col lected to 7844000 refunded in Georgia which was about 10 per cent of the collections In North Carolina refunds hi 20 per cent the highest in the survey Alabama the District o Columbia and New York all had 12 per cent refunds the surve showed One of the thorniest problem surrounding withholding iswha happens the first year Taxpay ers will be paying their income taxes for the year just com pleted plus paying withholdin on their present income This produces what is callec a windfall for the state am efforts to trim down the wind fall for the benefit of the tax payer are usually made When Minnesota went to withholding system on Oct 1 1961 it forgave certain tax payers 75 per cent of their 196 liability but only if the taxpaj er could prove he had filed hi state income lax for the las five years The District of Columbia for gave six months of the state in come tax while New York for gave personal income taxes fo the entire year of 1958 excep this did not apply to estates trusts or taxpayers who ha died during the taxable year NOTHINGS SACRED PHILADELPHIA UP Fo the fourth time in as many months burglars have robbed the same building This time they took from a safe The building is the headquarters of Fraternal Order of Police ews in a utshell Truman is OK KANSAS CITY Former President Harry S Truman successfully underwent surgery for a hernia The hospital said there were no complica tions and that the former president was in satisfac tory condition To visit Germany W A S HIN G T President Kennedy is planning to visit West Germany as well as Italy when he goes to Europe later this spring or sum mer Relay utilized President Kennedy and Italian Pre mier Amintore Fanfani sent special messages to the Italian people in the first transatlantic news agency broadcast using the communications sat elite Relay The mes sages were transmitted from Washington to A n d o v e r Me From there the transmission was beamed via Relay to a receiving station at Fucino Italy Photofax No comment WASHINGTON White House for the third straight day re fused comment on charges that federal workers were being pres sured to buy tickets for a Democratic gala honoring President Ken nedy More talks ob jections from France the six members of the Euro pean Economic Commu nity agreed to continue negotiating Britains pro posed entry into the com mon market 5 more helicopters shot up by Commies SAIGON more U S Army H21 helicopters were hit by enemy fire and an Ameri canpiloted fighter crash landed Friday during an assault against Communist Viet Cong rebels north of here military sources reported The sources BOTTLE BABY Julie Ann Mills Peostais dressed up to andincluding her ears as temperatures skidded again across Iowa She is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Al Mills who live in an where the mer cury has been sinking to record low levels The hot water bottles incidentally were the photographers idea Another frigid blast on Iowa An arctic cold front raced into Iowa on icy northwesterly winds Friday and indications were that it would remain an un welcome guest in the state for several days The frigid air shoved the mercury rapidlydownward through the night Thursday and temperatures over much of the state were under the zero mark Thus the brief warmup from the frigid wave earlier this week was doomed to an early death Lows of 15 to 20 below zero in the northwest and 5 below in the extreme south given added bite by brisk northerly winds were forecast by Saturday Partly cloudy skies and contin ued intense cold were in pros pect for Saturday afternoon The Weather Bureau said temperatures probably will av erage 15 to 20 degrees below zero into the middle of next week Light snow fell at many east ern and southern Iowa points ahead of the cold air and occa sional lightsnow was expected intermittently through the next five days The Highway Commission said Friday that highways 25 to 30 miles either side of a line through Osceola Montezuma HES ALL HEART EAST ST LOUIS 111 UPI A man boarded a bus Thursday night pulled a knife on driver Kermutt Nesbitt and demanded lis money As the robber left with Nesbitt asked for a coin to call police and the bandit flipped Nesbitt a dime heir disapproval This performance clearly under lined the control Khrushchev has exerted over the European Com munist parties in support of his line that communism must be spread by means short of allout war Khrushchev alto generated a political storm in the Western half of the divided city with his invitation to Mayor Willy Brandt of West Berlin to visit him in East Berlin Brandt turned down the invita tion with great regret under pressure from the Christian Dem ocrats junior partners with his Socialists in the coalition govern ment of West Berlin In the campaign for next months election of a city parlia ment Brandt is expected to ar gue that the Christian Democrats forced him to forego a chance to make it easier for West Berliners visit relatives and friends in East Berlin The Christian Democrats argued that such a visit would lend weight to the Communist proposal for a free city of West idea rejected by the West Itis Khrushchevs caution in a world commanded by nuclear weapons which has brought down scorn on his head from the Chi nese Reds who maintain that in Cuba he bowed to an American paper tiger At the East Berlin party con gress the Chinese delegate was re buked by Paul Verner first secre tary of the East Berlin Communist party for assailing fraternal Com munist parties and guest dele gates Such attacks Verner said are incompatible with relations which should exist between MarxistLen inist parties He told Wu to stop such tactics Several times Wu was stopped by shouts of favorite German jeer But he struggled on until the end of half an hour then he stopped with his words hardly heard Only a few delegates clapped as he finished Since the opening of the part congress on Tuesday Wu has hat to listen to marathon speeches highlighted by attacks on hi countrys attitude on how commu nism should be spread Wu went through the motions o supporting the general line o Communist policy on Germany an Berlin He said his governmen supports the demand for conclu sion of a German peace treat and a solution of the West Berlii problem HUGHES GETS A how his hand felt after hours of greet ing friends and wellwishers at his in auguration Gov Harold Hughes left said Im not sure it isnt swollen Ad Photofax mittedly not a dancer the governor did spin Mrs Hughes once around the dance floor at Veterans Auditorium in Des Moines They departed about pm Youremy sunshine Ball climaxes Hughes1 inauguration By CAROL JOHNSON DES MOINES AP Sixteen abreast Iowas officials and leg lators marched down the floor Veterans Auditorium Thursday night split into couples and swung ntoa dance to the tune of You re My Sunshine climaxing the nauguration of Gov Harold Hughes Military airs and a general pirit of nbnpartisan friendliness or the states new Democratic overnor and his wife pervaded he grand march It was the high point of the inaugural ball A crowd estimated by National iveDay Iowa Temperature will average 15 to 20 degrees belownormal Saturday through next Wednesday Nor mal lows are from 4 to 15 above zero and normal highs from 24 to 32 degrees Turn ing much colder at the begin ning of the period followed by some moderation about Mon day and Tuesday then turning colder again Wednesday Pre cipitation will average abou 10 to 20 of an inch in occa sional light snow mostly to ward the end of the period North Iowa Partly cloudy and colder Friday night lows 10 20 below Partly cloudy with snow flurries and continued cold Saturday highs 1015 be low owa Light snow west and south Friday night colder lows 20 below northwest to 5 below southeast Partly cloudy Saturday with snow flurries and temperatures ris ing only slightly from the nighttime lows Further out cloudy and con tinued cold Sunday Minnesota Variable cloudiness light snow Colder Saturday highs 515 below Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 18 Minimum 8 Precipitation 1 snow Gaitskell still seriously ill LONDON improve ment in the condition of British Labor pafty leader Hugh Gaitskeli was reported Friday after treat ment with an artificial kidney However the bulletin said Gait skells heart was showing signs o weakness and he was still dan gerously ill The 56yearold leader of Brit ains chief opposition party has been in the hospital since Jan 4 with a mysterious virus infection of the membranes around the lungs and heart The virus failed o respond to treatment with a of antibiotics and spread o the kidneys and intestines The artificial kidneywas used because Gaitskells own organs vere unable to carry out their normal function of eliminating oxic matter from the blood stream Guard officers at 8000 to10000 persons watched the spectacle rom one balcony of the auditori um and the fringes of the floor vhere dancing was suspended at 0 pm Mrs Hughes wearing a white lobrlength gown with a fitted bodice and full skirt marched on he arm of the governor at the lead of the parade By that time Goy Hughes and other officialsin a receiving line for guestshad shaken hands with about 1500 persons while several thousand others awaited a chance to go through the line The governor arid Mrs Hughes danced the number following the grand march and remained on the floor through the singing of The Iowa Corn Song before return ing to the receiving line where two of their daughters Carol 19 and Phyllis 10 rejoined them The firstfamilys oldest daugh ter Mrs Dennis Otto missed the event She remained home here with the Otto baby For the Gov Hughes foresook white ties and tails and wore a tuxedo as did other digni aries But the women wore for mals ranging from hooped out skirts to slim sheath in a wide range of colors Visitors came from all parts of despite fairly heavy snow On the inside Editorials Page 4 Comics 5 Society News 47 Live Within Income 7 Mason City News 19 Latest Markets 9 North Iowa News10 Sports 1112 Clear Lake 20 TV Guide Puilout Section hat blanketed the state The inaugural ball which lasted until midnight opened at 8 pm For the dancers an orchestra rom Wichita Kan headed by Gorman Lee a native lowan and joyhood friend of the governor provided a spritely range of music from waltzes to Latin rythms mixed with an occasional Dixieland beat and the fox trot Gov Hughes whose leisure puts him more at home with a hunting rifle than on a dance floor con fessed that he doesnt know how to dance He and his family left before pm after the receiving line broke up Hughes looked at his hand and said Im not sure it isnt swollen New Hampton legislator in limelight Most likely to succeed By CHAD SKAGGS DES MOINES Senate majority leader sampled politics as a student at the State ing one of the helicopters was nicked in the leg by a Commu nist bullet when it tore through the floor of his craft Eye bank pledge by Jordan King Mussein JERUSALEM ft Jordans King Hussein has promised his eyes on his death to his coun trys new eye bank Inaugurat ing the facility on St Johns Opthalmic H o s p i t a 1 in Jeru salem Hussein said In event of my death my corneas will be given to the eye bank for the gift of sight sheltered areas in the ex treme northeast Highways in the remainder of the state were normal SAME 21 nogr ago in his third term in of fice Sen Robert R Rigler has developed a taste for the game Rigler and former Gov Norman Erbe worked together at the Me morial Union while they were stu dents at SUI carrying trays and waiting on tables When the College of Commerce students decided to elect a per son most likely to succeed Rig ler and his friends organized a campaign which won him the title The senator from Floyd and Chickasaw counties skipped over the title when recalling the inci dent but he smiled at memories gamztng Memorial Union students to help him and they wore his name emblazoned across the backs of their working jack ets Not unusual perhaps for stu dent politics But it is an example of how Rigler goes after the office he wants A similar eye for organization marked his election as Senate Re publican leader in a caucus of GOP senators last December on the first ballot The senators were given blank pieces of paper and asked to write the name of the man they wanted as floor leader There were no nominations and no nominating speeches However every person there had received a letter asking them to vote for Rigler Rigler was elected on the first ballot It was Rigkrt second attempt to win the job He was defeated two years ago by the late Sen J Kendall Lynes of Plainfield Rigler who was 40 on Jan 5 vears glasses His hair is begin ning to thin ROBERT RIGLER But he still has the lithe frame and quickness of step that helped make him an allconference cen er on the high school football earn at New Hampton where he was graduated in 1940 The son of a banker Rigler chose this field of study at SUI and at the University of Wiscon sin where he studied at the School of Banking He served three years the after graduating front SUI in 1943 and then went to work in a Chicago bank In Chicago Rigler met Virginia EsDorn an airline stewardess from Charleston SC The young Republican and the daughter of a staunchly Democratic southerner were married in 1947 Their chil dren are Nancy 14 Jane 12 John 11 and Robert 8 Rigler was born in Great Falls Mont where his father J P Rig ler vas a bank receiver They Rigler ived in Wyoming a couple of years and moved to Manchester Iowa when he was in the third rade After about 18 months here they moved to New Hamp ton his present home His father opened the Security State Bank at New Hampton in 1937 and is its president Higler is executive vice president Returning to politics in New Hampton Rigler became Chicka saw County GOP finance chair man in 1950 and was chairman of his partys 1952 county committee in Winning a primary battle and Iowa Senate in member of the election io the 1954 Rigler a Congregational Church was re elected in 1958 and 1962 in a dis trict which is strongly Catholic and Democratic His home county voted for Democrat Harold Hughes for governor last year while helping return Rigler to Senate   

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