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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 21, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home ON GITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors VOL 97 HOME EDITION Associated Press and United Press International Full Leaso Wires MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 21 1959 7o Copy o Two Ml Herter Quizzed on Job Gains Quick Approval BULLETIN WASHINGTON Senate Tuesday approved the appointment of Christian Her ter to be Secretary of State The Senate waived the usual r rules in order to rush approval of Herters nomination WASHINGTON Christian A Herter won unanimous ap proval of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Tuesday to succeed John Foster Dulles as secretary of state The committee acted after hearing the 64yearold Herter who has been chief aide to the cancerstricken Dulles say the U S air route to Berlin will be def endedvbut not necessarily at the risk of nuclear war Committee Chairman J Wil liam Fulbright DArk an nounced that the nomination of Herter would go before the full Senate later Tuesday Quick con firmation would allow Herter to take office before leaving this weekend for the Western foreign ministers meeting in Paris HERTER HAD TOLD the com mittee he did not believe atomic and hydrogen bombs would be justified in the early stages if war developed over Berlin But Herter told the commit tee if it became clear that Russia was resorting to allout war I think we would have to consider a change in our posi Herter gave this view under prolonged questioning by Sen Wayne Morse DOre at a hear ing in which the applause of other members suggested over whelming approval of his nom ination as secretary of state Herter said that without any question Congress should be consulted before this country en tered allout war He added the reservation that such consulta tion could not hold up instant re taliation in the event of attack While most members of the committee contented themselves with complimentary speeches about Herter Morse raised policy questions Ike in Appeal to Russ ATesfr Ban Is Subject AUGUSTA Ga Eisenhower lias proposed to So viet Premier Khrushchev lhat the United States and Russia agree now to ban nuclear weap oiis tesls below 30 miles in the atmosphere we could agree to such in itial implementation of the first I might add the most im of a general test suspension agreement our no otialions could continue to ex plore with new hope the poli icaland technical problems in olved in extending the agree ment us quickly as possible to cover all nuclear weapons Eisenhower appealed o Khrushchev in a letter April 13 British Prime Minister Mac nillan made a similar sugges ion in a separate letter to Khrushchev London sources aid Macmillan told Khrushchev hat Britain would favor a jroader prohibition but in the CARBON COPY IN COURAGE Fire victim Chuck Gelardi 10yearold Little Leaguer from Worcester holds a photo of Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox Chuck said Look Ive got a collar just like Ted now if I could AP Photofax belt a ball like Chuck has had seven skin grafting operations in six months He received a medal for brav ery in quelling a fire at his home Wil liams of course is receiving treatment for a neck injury YOUTH GRATEFUL TO Thug With Conscience NORFOLK Va W Young Daniel W Dough Jr no longer faces the prospect of a jail term for attempted bank robbery because the real wouldbe robber turned out to have a heart James Edward Anderson 20 an exNavy man who is al most a double for Dough came to the FBI and admitted it was he not Dough who tried to rob the Bank of Virginia here last Friday Anderson said his conscience had pestered him ever since Dough 19 a newspaper copy boy was arrested and charged with attempted robbery Police promptly exonerated Dough and held Anderson in jail in default of bond Im glad the guy had a said Dough By rare coincidence both had been to the Bank of Vir ginia the morning of the robbery attempt IN ANSWER to what Morse called hypothetical questions Herter said minor incidents over Berlin ought not to be allowed to start a nuclear I personally believe that Rus sia is realistic enough not to want to start a war any more than we Herter said at one point He said he did not believe the accidental shooting of an Ameri can plane over the corridor into Berlin would justify a war When asked by Morse his re action if the Russians started shooting down American planes deliberately Herter said Id consider that an overt act of I will travel if I feel it is necessary to Herter said But as you know I have always been a pretty strong teamworker and I have got very great pride in my associ ates in the Mason City Partly cloudy through Wednesday Warmer Wednesday but little tempera ture change Tuesday night Low Tuesday night 2528 High Wednesday low 60s Iowa Partly cloudy through Wednesday Warmer Wednes day but little temperature change Tuesday night Low Tuesday night 2531 High Reschedule Execution of Killer LINCOLN Neb fUPI The Nebraska Pardon Board Tues day refused to commute the death sentence of mass slayer Charles Starkweather and seti his new execution date for May 22 The two men with whom the North Iowa Has Highest Mercury Reading in Iowa Bright sunshine and rising temperatures were erasing the last visible evidence the sneak spring snowstorm of the previous two days Readings dropped below the Freezing mark over much of the state Tuesday morning Mason ity and Spencer reported 25 degrees Waterloo 28 and other emperalures ranged up to 34 it Burlington Mondays highs were up to 49 t Mason City and Spencer and own lo 35 at Lamoni This re erses the usual temperature trend The outlook was for another chilly night with Wednesday morning temperatures of from 28 to 36 degrees The warming trend was ex pected to continue on Thursday Marshalltown Man Dies of Injuries I MARSHALLTOWN UPI Don ald Smuck 26 Marshalltown alternative would support an agreement to ban low altitude ests Senate Begins Maneuvering on Redistricting Proposal on Zoning Approved DES MOINES UPI The Iowa House Monday passed a proposal to lot county boards of supervisors establish mas ter zoning plans on a county wide basis without a vote of he people The bill wiped out the restric tion that all such zoning ordi nances outside the incorporafed imils of cities must have ap proval of a majority of the land owners in the area THE PRESIDENT OPPONENTS TO the bill tried o amend it to provide for at east a vote of the residents in wrotejthe area to be zoned But the Oirushchev in an effort to amendment proposed by Rep mash a deadlock in the test an negotiations at Geneva he deadlock has existed for nonths Eisenhowers vacation head quarters made public his letter o Khrushchev after a Soviet of by dld of injuries re lad disclosed its existence at eneva earlier in the day In my the President old Khrushchev these nego iations must not be permitted ompletely to Eisenhower noted that the oviet Union has been insisting n an agreement w i th veto Jowerover the factfinding ac tivities of a controls system re garding possible underground nuclear explosions That in sistance had been the heart o the deadlock IF THE SOVIET UNION in tends to continue to stand pal on lhat point Eisenhower wem on then I believe there is a way in which we can hold fast to the progress already made in these negotiations and no longer daly in putting into effect the initial agreements which are in our Then the President proposed a restricted ban on tests in the atmosphere said Specifically he A simplified control system for atmospheric tesls up to 50 30 miles could be readily derived from the Gen eva experts report and would not require the automatic on In six years Dulles broke all travel records for a secretary of slate flying more than miles on oneman diplomatic missions around the world The new secretary made clear that C Douglas Dillon 49 undersecretary of state for eco nomic affairs would be his No 1 assistant Wednesday 5565 Further outjdecision rested made their dcci doudy Thursday sjon aftcr hearing 20 minutes of testimony by the redhaired slayer who has admitted 11 kill warmer south Minnesota Growing cloudy warmer Highs Wednesday 55 65 GlobeGazetle weather data Minnesotas Tax Program Ripped Apart by Committee up to 8 a m Tuesday Maximum 49 Minimum 25 At 8 44 Iowa Farmer Dies When Car Overturns1 ings THE BOARD members Atfy Gen C S Beck and Secretary of Slate Frank their ruling immediately upon closing the hearing at the state penitentiary here The hour of execution will be between 6 and 6 they decreed The third board member Gov Ralph Brooks was absent because of illness I Starkweather ceived in a cartruck accidentjsite inspection which has cre on Highway 14 north of herejated Ihe major stumbling block April 13 Jin the negotiations so Raymond Fisher R Grand was voted down Despite charges that the bill was selling people short by depriving them of the voting right the bill passed 5837 It now goes to the Senate Under the proposal land now used for farms would be exempt as long as it was used for agri cultural purposes But in the future if the land use should change it would come under the zoning provision REP HOWARD REPPERT DDes a cosponsor o the bill said he didnt tliink the Legislature would be taking anything away from the people because they still had the righ of appeal to the courts The bill would also set up a building permit syslem of regu latior of what type of building AP Pliolofax PROBLEM While Floridas speaker of the House Thomas Beaslcy carries on with the business of changing laws in the Legislature his grand daughter Sandra Weiss 4 has her own problems While visiting grandpa at work San dra sat down behind the speakers rostrum and pro ceeded to dump sand from her shoes was allowed The House considered but ailed to take final action on a to permit cities and towns to regulate electricians A re cent Iowa Supreme Court de cision provides that cities dont lave such regulatory power un der present law lowan Killed Three Hurt in Missouri ST JOSEPH Mo ffi One owan was killed and three Iowa persons were injured in a two car crash near here Monday Cilled was Otto Ferdinand 69 Walnut Injured in car were Chester Baird 7 and A F Moritz 0 and Rondo Rossman 34 both f Walnut Lerdaen Named New Sheriff of Worth County Leraa en 28 has been appointee sheriff by the Worth Counlj Board of Supervisors He wil assume office May 1 and will erve until Ihc next election Leraaen lived in Hanlontown rom 1945 to 1957 and has been parts man at the Internation al Harvester Co here the last Iwo years He is married and has a son and a daughlcr Sheriff A J Conner who has served 9 years submitted his resignation to the board a week ago BULLETIN SAN QUENTIN Calif UPI Two San Quentin Prison trus ties fled to a nearby fishing pier Tuesday and seized a man and woman hostage at knife point in a desperate bid to ob tain a speedboat and escape across San Francisco Bay Hesitation in Both Houses DES MOINES House and the Senate tossed the legis lative reapportionment issue around like a baseball Tuesday When Ihe game ended The House had decided that the Senate should start the next series of plays Sen Jack Schroeder RDav cnport said he would call up reapportionment for discussion Wednesday morning House Republicans and Demo crats decided in separate con ferences Tuesday that the next move is up to the Senate REP CLARK McNEAL mond said the GOP caucus re jected on a standing vote of 48 9 a proposal to call back from the Senate the Housepassed Stanley plan of reapportionment Rep Scott Swisher DIowa City said the Democrats are standing pat for the Stuart plan which the Senate had passed earlier However he added since the House amended the Senate passed measure and sent it back to the upper house as a matter of orderly procedure they should act on It is up to the Senate either to accept the House amendment or reject it and send it the House minority leader said I doubt if they have the horses to ram through the Stanley plan But in any case they should act on it If they reject it be back with the Stuart McNEAL the House majority eader said a ICmember bipar isan committee named to work out a compromise plan will hold no further meetings until after he Senate acts CHARGES WILL BE FILED Schroeder Senate majority eader decided to call up the ontroversial issue the first hing although the Senate ear lier Tuesday had turned down a request by Sen David 0 Shaff RClinton to make reap portionment a special order of business Wednesday Sen Duane Dewel RAlgona had accused Shaff of trying to ram his plan down the Senates The original Shaff plan had strong support of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation The reapportionmeut proposal on the Senate calendar now is the ShaffStanley plan which was filed as an amendment late Mon dav 3 Injured in Plymouth Crash ST who once ter FORT DODGE W Wendell the entirc area Jondle 50 farmer near Fortjwas meck and Quidvoiced as Dodge was injured fatally in clemency automobile accident Tuesday Before I didnt think much four miles west of here on fe ls novv way 20 Jondle who was the 20yearold killer apparently lost control of hisisa car It struck a concrete bridgej WHERE THERE is life there PAUL lookslabutment threw him about SOiis he said in a low fal T as if therell be a hard struggle between liberals and conserva tives over a fax program for Minnesota That became appar ent Tuesday when the Senate taxi commillce ripped fhe vitals from the administrations House approved tax program The House bill would raise million But the Senate committee cut nearly al tax in creases from the measure as well as the withholding system This leaves a bill calling for only million to be considered by the Senate Tuesday Now I here will have to be a compromise somewhere or the 5lale will have lo curlai some programs feet and scattered parts of voice I can always car as far as 185 feet The burst into flames and was Im sorry for what I hci burned considerably said If there was a way I could bring them back I would Three persons from rural Plymouth were in Mason City hospitals Tuesday following a twocar collision two miles east of Plymouth In satisfactory condition were Anton Pannkuk 72 and his wife Elsie Doretta Pann kuk 67 Jerry Smail 18 was in fair condition The Pannkuks recently moved lo Plymouth from Ka nauha Smail the son of Mrs Myron Smail is a sludent at Mason City Junior College The collision occurred at about f Highway Patrolman James Lind said he expected Smail Smail received a fractured jaw and severe lacerations The two cars collided at the center of Ihe intersection Lihd said neither car made skid marks and that the driv ers apparently had no ad vance warning of the collision Mrs Pannkuk was driving her car west on county road Smail was driving his car south on a gravel road lhat intersecls road K two miles east of Plymouth The Smail car was losscd 65 feet and the Pannkuk car was thrown 48 feet into the soulh west ditch I dont feel I was represented he said criticizing his would be charged with failure SAME UOWA SAFETY DEPARTMENT FIGURES courtappointed attorneys T Clement Gnughan and William F Malschullat If I was I would have got STRIKE ENDS CEDAR RAPIDS Some 1500 members of United Auto Workers Local 1316 were back at work at the AllisChalmers Co plant here Tuesday ending a strike which had idled the plant since Feb 2 lo stop at a STOP sign The Pannkuks may be charged with failing to have Iowa reg isfralion for their car Their car had Minnesota registra tion Pannkuk received four brok en ribs a fractured pelvis and internal injuries Mrs Pann kuk received a broken right collar bone a dislocated left elbow and a fractured icft ankle and foot HIT BROADSIDE Highway Patrol man James Lind inspects damage to the Jerry Small car The car ended in the ditch two miles east of Plymouth Tues day morning after involvement in a col lision that injured three persons includ ing Smail IT CALLS for a 60memfaer Senate apportioned according to population and a 99member House based on area or one representative per county Shaff explained his action say ing The only reason I called for a special order was that some of the guys were getting jumpy about continual deferr ment of the issue I tried to call their I Gov Herschel Loveless said at his news conference Tuesday that if nothing is done to resolve Ihe redistricting issue soon he would send up a special message to the Legislature The bipartisan committee eight Republicans and the same inumber of Democrats failed J Monday to agree on a plan It called off a meeting planned for Tuesday afternoon THE SENATE has approved a proposed constitutional amend ment for a Senate of 53 and a House of about 115 with Senate representation based on area and House on population The Houseapproved bill would have a Senate of about 70 based on population and a House of 99 figured on area Since those proposed constitu tional amendments were passed the Legislature has been treated a series of caucuses and meet ings of a bipartisan committee made up of members of both tiouses and dubbed The Sweet Sixteen because of its purpose of trying to achieve harmony V ;