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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 4, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Ediicd for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors HOME EDITION VOL n Associated Presi United Presi International Full Wlrei MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 4 1959 Copy Coniljti vt Two m Iowa Legislature Likely to Reach Its Climax Next Week DES MOINES Re publican leader said Saturday the Iowa Legislature faces its most crucial week of the session with a host of impor tant bills up for consideration Butterflies Attack All Tummies c You Arent Human If You Dont Sweat on Rostrum By HY GARDNER New York Herald News Service Those oldfashioned missiles known as Icy Butterflies dont care whose tummy they attack in mass formation So dont think youre the only one whos nervous when you have to make a speech before a fraternal bus iness or special group The chances are that after youve made a few introductory re marks youre just as poised in side as the entertainer or pub lic figure whose composure you always secretely admired I think Paul Muni summed it up most succinctly I wouldnt give a tinkers dam for any one in the business of facing the public who wasnt bothered by icy butterflies Every time you step on a stage a TV or movie set or a rostrum its opening night and a little tingle down your spine is a message that youre not only normal but VETERAN LEGISLATORS will tell you that the tensest moment of their lives was when they opened their mouths for the first time on the floor of If my doctor was cardiogram of my heart machinery during my first exchange of opinion on the the usually imperturb able Sen Warren Magnusori once admitted the cardiogram would probably look like a piano Former Gov Thomas E Dewey who had theatrical pirations in his youth suffered from stage fright practically ev ery time he faced a microphone camera when he first ran for of fice Then neighbor Lowell Thomas him in hand and gave him some tips on public speaking and microphone tech nique that made Dewey one of the great public speakers in the world of politics One critic gave him the highest praise called Budget and tax bills will share the political spotlight with measures on reapportion ment unemployment and workmens compensation re codification of Iowas corpor ate law establishment of a study of state welfare pro grams and tightening regula tion of key Sen Jack Schroeder RDav enport said he expected the legislative session to reach its climax in the next seven days If the Legislature can dis pose ofmost of the important bills next week Schroeder be lieves the legislators will go home about April 22 H o w e v e r Sehroeder ex pressed doubt that the Legis lature will end the session then I expect we will just recess until sometime in the fall and then come back to consider laws concerning the state gas tax Schroeder said A special audit commission is investigating charges of in the division under Treasurer M L Abra hamson The commission isnt ex pected to complete its work in time for consideration of pos sible law changes during the regular term of the Legisla ture Republican leaders said earlier they want to correct any shortcomings of the office themselves rather than let Gov Herschel C Loveless a Democrat take the credit for uncovering any trouble in the division The Legislature has plenty ol problems facing it on the regular debate calendar Both houses are expected to putall appropriations bills into final form The appropriations com mittees began final meetings last week and should begin to bring Ihe bills to the floor for debate soon A survey of Republican leaders showed the GOP plans to appropriate about the same total amount of money recom mended by Loveless The Governor recommended spending million a year during the next two years The Republicans would spend the same amount of money bul do it differently than the way Loveless proposed The Governor said he has little choice but to accept the Legislatures final spend ing plans as long as they pro vide enough tax revenues to pay for them The Senate will consider soon bills to boost the tax on cigarettes one cent per pack and to boost the personal and corporate income taxes back to the level of two years ago All three bills have been rec ommended by Loveless and passedby the House Other issues that have been definitely set for debate next week include reapportion jnent unemployment compen sation and workmens com pensation The House will set a definite dale for the reapporlionment debate on a Senatepassed bill Monday Rep A C Hanson chairman of the House Reapportionment Com mittee said the question prob ably will be debated Wednes day House members already have set debate for the GOP backed family plan for workmens compensation pay ments The Republicans who arc opposed by labor leaders and Democratic legislators want to pay benefits on the basis of the size of the af fected workers family The Senate will debale a closely related plan for un employment compensation at the same time Tuesday The GOP wants to adapt the same family plan to the unem ployment field also despite la bor objections A fight over whether to slap a license fee on key clubs that serve liquor to their members also is due to come up in the House The House turned down a liquorbythedrink proposal earlier but the wets painted such a bleak picture of the present laws covering key clubs that the drys brought out a bill to control them strictly HOOVER LIBRARY PLANNED This is an ar tists sketch of the library museum tt be built in AP Pholofax hibited here The main display will be the White Congress taking a Herbert Hoover Birthplace Park at West Branch House desk chair and flags used by the former Pres Nearly a thousand filing cases of papers will be ex ident No Progress in Dispute by Plumbers progress was reported Sat urday in the wage dispute be tween Mason Citys union plumbers and their employers There have been no negotia tions since last said one Most of the local plumbers have gone to work on a job in Charles City he said Con struction of a building for Sals burys Laboratories is under way there THE PLUMBERS union wage scale is presen an him Lowell Thomas E Dewey BERNARD BARUCH when queried concerning stage fright wrote me The greatest fright I ever experienced was when as a little boy about seven or eight I was asked to speak for got my lines and ran home That memory still haunts me Perhaps that was why 1 once hour They are insisting on a 20 cents an hour increase refusing to work without a contract The contracts of the building trades unions are dated April 1 Of the other crafts the car penters signed for a new wage scale of an hour a cent increase and the laborers now are getting an hour a 10cent increase The bricklayers are getting an hour and asking a 20 cent increase They have been offered 15 cents an hour but ne gotiations still are going on NEGOTIATIONS between the sheet metal workers union and asked Woodrow Wilson how I the employers started Saturday could improve my speaking He said Dont There are too mariy people who speak and not enough who think and Mamie Eisenhower was vis ibly suffering from stage fright when she appeared with Adm Rickover to launch the first atomic submarine She confided to friend Hedda Hopper Ive never been so close to anything as important Before his election President Eisenhower had a major case of the jitters when he faced the bloodshot eyes of a battery of television cameras for a polit ical talk to the nation from his home own of Abilene Tex Af ter the talk Ike told friends that he was thankful for the down pour hat if the raindrops hadnt been streaming down his face viewers might have detect ed beads of perspiration running in the same direction and are continuing Present scale is an hour The roofers now getting an hour are expected to start negotiating soon for a new con tract The electricians have just starled negotiations to increase their present scale of cents an hour The painters now are working for an hour and it is be lieved that they will continue working under the same con tract The plumbers are the only ones off the jobs it was The other crafts arc working un der continuing contracts or with out a contract ON 10TH ANNIVERSARY NATO in Firm Sfand WASHINGTON The NATO Foreign Ministers Council Saturday confirmed its unanimous determination to maintain the freedom of the people of West Berlin and the Wests posi tion there despite Soviet ouster demands Atthe same time the 15nation group expressed in a final communique its desire to see outstanding problems solved by The foreign ministers ended a threeday meeting held in Washington for the first time in 10 years to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Atlantic Pact in Wash ington April 4 1949 The council expressed its the communique said that the alliance will continue to develop as the indis pensable basis for the security of the Atlantic peoples and the defense of world The NATO conference was preceded by Berlin crisis talks among the foreign ministers of the United States Great Britain France and West Germany Mason City Few scattered showers and warmer Satur day night low mid or upper 30s Sunday partly cloudy and cooler with high about 50 owa Scattered showers and a little warmer Saturday night lows in mid 30s northeast to Weekend on Dandy Side The Weather Bureau promises that this weekend will be a good one for yard and garden work or just plain enjoyment There might be a few scat tered showers around the state Saturday night But skies will be partly cloudy Sunday and it middle 40s south Sunday part ly cloudy andcooler highs 50j north to GO south Further partly cloudy and mild Minnesota Partly cloudy cool er Highs Sunday 4555 Globe Gazelle wealher data up to 8 Saturday Maximum 51 Minimum 29 At 8 30 YEAR AGO will be a little colder Highest temperatures Friday from 47 at Dubuque to Citv Mason City Hoover Park Museum to Be Erected WEST BRANCH UPI A museum to preserve the person al papers and mementos of for mer President Herbert Hoover will be built at the Hoover Birthplace Park here it was an nounced Saturday The papers and other items will be transferred to the mu seum from Stanford University library at Palo Alto Calif THE ANNOUNCEMENT of the museum plans said Hoover expects to visit West Branch iis birthplace for either the cornerstone laying or dedication of the building The structure probably will be completed bj November Visitors to the museum will e able to hear recorded com Hoover explaining the Background and history of the terns on display They will be upplied with earphones which an be plugged in to tape re orded messages at each of the 5 to 20 display groups The museum will be financed y the Hoover Birthplace Foun ation a national organization evoted to preserving the mem ry of the Iowaborn statesman THE DISPLAY will consist of II of Hoovers papers docu Martin Named by GOP Becomes New Iowa Chairman DES MOINES W Verne Martin Newton retired sales manager for the Maytag Saturday was named chairman of the Iowa Republican State Central Committee He succeeds L L Jurgemey er Clinton who has been chair man since May 1057 Jurgemeyer said he would stay on for a couple of weeks to help Martin get oriented and then resign Martin 65 will serve on the same basis as Republican chair men previously have served with no salary and for a term of no set length THE COMMITTEE decided against changing the setup to provide for a salaried fulltime had been recom mended by Jurgemeyer who had contended some such move was necessary to recoup waning party fortunes Jurgemeyer said there were to kee the Tibetan rule candidates running wraps during his refug VERNE MARTIN Guide GOP Nehru Put on Spot by Dalai Lama NEW DELHI India Minister Nehru Saturday rushe top Indian political advisers t join Ihe Dalai Lama still on th march along the northeas frontier There were indications Nelir no Martin for the chairmanship It is the first time since 1949 that the Central Committee has gone outside its own membership to name a state chairman In 1949 the committee named Robert Goodwin then of Red field as chairman although he was not at the time a member of the committee Martin a former Jasper Coun ty GOP chairman owns several farms in the Newton area HE SERVED as chairman of the Republican a plate state fund raising dinner here on March 21 in India lo avoid any or might leac K an open rift with Red China The Tibetan party of 80 wa reported on the march through rugged forests along the fron tier with indications it woulc reach the small Indian city of Towang Sunday RED CHINA showed fears that the godkings escape might Jurgemeyer said he doubted whether the committee would make any decision Saturday on he possibility of hiring a full time salaried executive secrc ary to aid the slate chairman Republican leaders in several of the states congressional disgion and de DALAI LAMA spark a communism the Far East This concern was reflected in propaganda broadcasts de nouncing the Tibetan rebels as o p e rating under cloak of reli Deckers Out of Market Plant Hit by Walkout Jacob E Decker and Sons is out of the hog market until further notice it was announced Friday afternoon by P J Tho gerson general manager ol the packing plant Workers in the cut ting departments walked off the job at noon he said and as work is completed in other de partments the plant will auto matically shul down There are about 350 workers in the two departments Refusal of the management to arrange operations so the two departments could complete their work by oclock was blamed by the union for the walkout THERE WAS Iittlt enough work on hand so agemerit could have arranged this said Douglas McMannes president of the local union The unions contract withthe com pany permits it he Purpose of the short work day he explained was to give the men an opportunityto hold a meeting and discuss griev ances which had arisen during lie last several weeks McMannes said he had no t meals books and mementos ex ricts have gone on recordfavfending the Peipings claim ihad 51 And the bureau said ept his war and peace docioring this plan for improving the Saturdays top readingswouldjuments gathered since World be in the upper 60s and lower War I They belong to the War and Peace Library at Stanford Maximum Minimum 58 38 70s The mercury dropped below the freezing mark at some places Saturday morning The readings included 27 at Du buque 28 at Waterloo 29 at Ma son City and Spencer But at Council Bluffs the low was 40 degrees he said The tiny cottage in which Hoover was born is preserved on the 28acre Birthplace Park Other buildings on the park in clude a blacksmith shop built parly organization rather than Jurgcmeycrs proposal for a fuiltime paid chairman Jurgemeyer said he believes most of the committee agrees we should do better by the staff in the future but they want to wait until they get the ideas of the new state chairman before vay of knowing how long the vorkers would be off the job jecause management has said hey are suspended A meeting vjth management is arranged or 10 Monday according o McMannes written statement o the press McMANNES statement fol ows Because of repeated refusal y local management to proper y expedite grievances the dtf ay has harrassed the workers o such an requested short day to conduct a meet ng for the hog kill cut depart ments As kill and cut operations of short duration the union being a defender of religioustnis morning requested manage ment to schedule work only un til 1 re in the fashion of the shopltaking action He may have worked by Hoovers father some inovations he freedom Tibetan exiles heralded the refugee 23yearold godking as still the political leader of the Himalayan kingdom Their en thusiasm created a potential embarrassment for Prime Min ister THE INDIAN Premier wor ried about offending Pciping is expected to impose curbs on the Three Lose Lives in Crash of B47 TO DISPLAY 35 MODELS AT FAIRGROUNDS 2Day Auto Show Set Monday fuser1 to cooperate and threat ened that all workers would be suspended who left to attend the meeting The workers met at the Union Hall at 1 BOTH UNION and manage ment in a signed contractagree both parties have a mutual in terest in the operation of the political activities of the Dalai plant This refusal by manage ment to permit the kill and cut departments to hold a meeting Informed sources said India would recognize him only as spiritual leader of the Buddhists jand would bar him from form ing a govcrnmentincxile In Hong Kong a liable source said usually rc Xalionalist FRANK CLEMENT the re cently retired Governor of Ten Nortli Iowas first auto show in many years is scheduled Monday and Tuesday at the TUCSON Ariz airi North Iowa Fairgrounds The men were killed Saturday when biggest collection of new cars Mont ha n Air Force Base crashed in the rugged Santa Rita Mountains near Tucson hi after he starts toJMaj William Abcrnathy of base speak by doing what so many operations at DavisMonthan ncssee and one of Billy Gra hams closest friends manages to calm his nerves and control a B47 jet bomber from Davis speakers do he plays directly and intimately to one or two faces in the audience The only time I was really keyed Clement grins w a s when I was making the keynote address at the Democratic Presidential Convention of 1956 It was al ways my ambition to be the man to make hat talk and when said the sixjet bomber went down al But rescue teams hampered by the rocky heavily wooded terrain didnt reach the crash site until morel hours later KENNEDY TO SPEAK CARROLL John F Kennedy DMass has aci in Mason Citys history will be together in the fairgrounds Exhibit Hall There will be no admission charge Nine Mason City new car dealers will have 35 new models on exhibit In addition free vaudeville shows will be going on almost continually Monday evening and Tuesday afternoon and evening MASON CITYS Red Blanchard former star of the WLS Barn Dance will be the hcadiiner of and I really found myself making ccptcd an invitation from shows Monday evening He it it was like living a dream Carroll Chamber of Commerce will be backed by the Dude and then waking up fo find it to speak at its annual banquet Ranchers Orchestra Candy a Nov 21 I Odom Sheffield singer and the Sartor Girls in a western dance routine Tuesday afternoonand eve ning at Fezz Fritsche King of Goose Town and his eight piece band will entertain Blanchard will be the master of ceremonies qnd Candy Odom again will sing The band also carries its own novelty acts A western theme will pre vail at the auto show and the dealers will be recognized by their 10galIon hats The big attraction however wiil be the glistening new cars on display Each dealer will show three or more models of his finest wares The BirumOison Co will show General Motors foreign made Opel as well as the Le Sabre Invicta and Elcctra Buicks Carl Fisher Motors have a Plymouth station wag on a Dodge fourdoor sedan a Chrysler Windsor fourdoor sedan and an Imperial HAWLEY MOTORS will display a Lark twodoor sedan a Lark station wagon a DcSoto Firesweep fourdoor hardtop a DeSoto Firedome fourdoor sedan and a Plym outh Custom Suburban station wagon Orville Lowe will show Mercury Edscl and Lincoln models The Pritchard Motor Co will present the first four wheel drive truck ever built by Ford as well as a Thun derbird Galaxie and Ford Custom 300 Richer Motor Sales has three Ramblers on display a sixcylinder Cross Country station wagon an eight cylinder Ambassador and a sixcylinder fourdoor sedan The S R Chevrolet Co will have two Impalas and two Chevrolets on display There will be an Impala fourdoor hardtop sports sedan an Im pala twodoor sports coupe a Chevrolet Parkwpod station wagon and a Chevrolet Belair fourdoor sedan Scdars PontiacCadillac will present a Cadillac and three Pontiac models the Bonne villc Star Chief and Catalina The Zcnor Motor Co has four Oldsmobile models on dis They arc the Dynamic 88 fourdoor Celebrity sedan the Super 88 fourdoor Holiday sport sedan the 98 Celebrity fourdoor sedan and the Dy namic 88 twodoor sedan Chinas President Chiang Kai jshck would offer the Dalai Lama political asylum in For mosa to carry on the fight is a prime example of local managements attitude to al ways finalize the answers to any particular orobiem without re gard to the unions position The executive board and bargaining committee are meet ing Saturday afternoon at oclock al the Union Hall A meeting is scheduled with against Communist overlords nlocal management for 10 oclock Tibet Fire Wrecks Shops at Eldora School ELDORA Fire burned out the interior of a twostory brick building housing three industrial shops al the State Training School for Boys Saturday There were no injuries and no one was in the building at the time School Supl Hollis L Mijes said the fire was believed caused by combustion in a large canvas that was rolled up and stored The building about 50yearsold housed the carpenter tailor and paint shops Monday morning to discuss problems existing prior to the suspension of the workers This was arranged Thursday of this SAME DATEWi147 Whitt flif rnecii 4alk ;