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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 30, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited lot MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE H I NEWSPAPIt THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NIIGHIORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIII Wins SCVM CMU Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 30 W7 ThU Paper ConsltU of Two 171 It Looks V f f Touch and Bottoms Up OVERZEALOUS LAKE YOUTH GETS DUNKING BY ACCI the GlobeGazette photographer went to Clear Lake to get a feature picture on the opening of the boating sea son he found a willing actor in Ghuck Schwartz Young Schwartz with the help of John A Smoley on the oars was going to show a predicament in which boaters sometimes find themselves In the photo at left Schwartz grabs hold of the pier as the craft drifts in At center his footing becomes precarious indeed as Smoley grapples with the oar At right Schwartz gets clunked but good as the bottom drops out from under him The photographer testifies the first two pictures were staged but the third one that was for real photos by Charge by Russ Denied Deny U S Interfered AMMAN Jordan Hus sein Tuesday rejected Soviet al legations that the United Slates is interfering in Jordans affairs Everything that took place in Jordan was of our own doing and it was what we believe and stilt believe was right for the in this he de The 21yearold King told a crowded news conference in the Royal Palace I can assure you the crisis in Jordan is Accept Offer Monday the United States dis closed that it had offered mil lion in economic aid to Jordan and Husseins new government indicated it would be accepted provided that it did not commit the country to the Eisenhower doctrine Talks on the American offer to bolster the countrys shaky econ dependent on the bounty of Saudi Arabia Egypt and were under way The Soviet Union meanwhile accused the United States of heading a plot to deprive the Arab countries of their freedom Mos cow charged that the past three weeks of crisis in other Middle East Jordan and tensions re Two Atom Tests to Be Made From Captive Balloons WASHINGTON UP Tht Atomic Energy Com mission announced Tuesday that at least two of the big ger explosions in this springs weapons tests will be detonated from captive balloons high over the Nevada desert The explo sions will yield violence greater than that of tons of TNT the AEC said The bomb that destroyed Hiroshima in August 1945 was equivalent to tons of TNT The Nevada tests start May 15 and will continue through the summer The AEC said newsmen and about M civil defense offi cials will be permitted to witness nine of the shots Committee Frames Tax Bill suited from the desire of Amer ican billionaires to become rul ers of the area But the Tuesday charged that international communism serving as agent for the Soviet Union actually was guilty of for eign intervention in Jordan A State Department statement from Washington implied that the aim of the intervention was a Red takeover in Jordan Regular Funds In Washington State Depart ment spokesman Lincoln White said the Jordan government had requested the aid last weekend White emphasized that it would come out of regular foreign aid funds not from the million authorized to combat communism under the Eisenhower Doctrine Indicating the offer would be accepted Foreign Minister Samir Rifai told newsmen We would welcome any assist ance from anywhere provided it is offered unconditionally and would not interfere in any way with the freedom sovereignty and independence of Rifai said the Eisenhower Doc trine isnt the issue before this and that Jordan has no intention of inviting James P Richards the U S Presidents special Middle East envoy to come to Amman to explain the antiCommunist doctrine Marines Get Shore Leave in Lebanon WITH THE 6TH FLEET Beirut Lebanon 6th Fleet gave Marines a 12 hour shore leave Tuesday in a friendly showtheflag move in the tense Middle East Vice Adm Charles R Bmwn fleet commander said the Ma rines were put ashore on orders from higher He said he had no worry about the recepj tipn they would get Lord he said no one is more friendly than the Leba nese Lebanon is only about 35 miles from troubled Jordan at the clos est points between the two na tions They are separated how ever by portions of Syria and Israel The visit the first made by the Mannes here in 18 months pointed up declarations that it could put troops into threat ened Jordan in a matter of days if necessary BULLETIN LONDON m Tuesday offered to open up Si b r i a tfcy inspection against nuclear stockpiling pro vided Washington dears the way for looking ot Alaska and bvge chunk of tho Unitod Statos State Income Tax Deadline at Hand DES MOINES UP Tax Commission re mindod iowans tha deadline for filing state income tax returns without penalty is midnight Tuesday Any tax of more than may be paid in two equal install ments with the second install ment duo Oct 31 Returns post marked after midnight will be subject to penalty depending upon tho length of the delay Milford Farm Hand Killed on Tractor MILFORD UP Earl Stauf fer 72 Milford a farm laborer was killed late Monday when he was thrown from his tractor and into telephone pole Dr K L Clayton Dickinson County coroner said Stiuffers chest was crushed by the impact Stauffers employer Joseph Bauer rural Milford said Stauf fers tractor ran into ditch over turning a plow he was pulling and throwing him off the machine Most Texas Rivers at Flood Stage DALLAS and towns in east and southeast Texas Tues day geared for their worst flood threat in decades as rainswollen rivers raced toward the Gulf Virtually every major river in east and south central Texas was surging near or above major flood The Weather Bureau predicted another five days of the devastat ing heavy rain that has lashed the state for almost two weeks flood ing lowlands and forcing thou sands of persons to evacuate their homes The April floods and tornadoes have been declared by the Red Cross as the worst disasters in the history of its Texas opera tions Disaster Areas The Small Business Administra tion Monday designated eight counties as disaster areas be cause of floods and tornadoes These include Dallas Tarrant Bell Coryell Williamson McLen nan Smith and Gregg The worst flood threat in the state appeared to be on the Sa bine River which runs along the eastern boundary with Louisiana The Weather Bureau at Shreve port which handles the up Eer Sabine issued flood warnings for its entire length from the headwaters deep in northeast Tex as to the Gulf of Mexico Cities and towns along the rain swollen Colorado Brazos and Trinity also prepared for flood crests surging downstream Wharton and Bay City near the Gulf coast were warned to ex pect the most serious flood threat in 16 years The two towns are in the center of a rich agricultural region in southeast Texas Farmland Inundated Thousands of acVes of rich farm land along the lowlands of the Colorado Brazos and Trinity riv ers already are flooded The Shreveport Weather Bureau said the Sabine crest at Glade water would reach 45 feet by Wednesday higher than any ever recorded At Logansport on the Texas border the crest was predicted to hit 42 to 44 feet about a week from now The Sabine got its worst flood in 1953 when the crest hit feet at Gladewater and feet at Logansport The rains have broken the drought in roughly fourfifths of Texas Heavy rains accompanied by a wave of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms caused enough damage to partially offset the moisture gains President Flies Back to Washington Is Confronted by Two Major Problems AUGUSTA Ga WVPresident Eisenhower packed his golf clubs Tuesday and flew back to Washington to deal with tough international problems and try to push his legislative program through Congress The President was pictured as well rested and feeling fine after almost two weeks in Ihe Georgia sun Qn the international front White House press secretary James C Hagerty envisioned very difficult days ahead for Eisenhower Hagerty put it that mentioned the Middle East speaking in Augusta Monday night at Georgias State Rotary Conven tion The problem of building a strong Western Europe engages the Presidents attention first on his return to Washington Planning to meetrhim at the airport there was Secretary of Stale Dulles who was scheduled to leave by plane later in the day for a meeting of the North Atlantic Council at Bonn Ger many A major task the United States faces at ses sion is to try to European allies against further reduction of their armed forces in the face of a continuing So viet threat Slill another problem con fronted Eisenhower in the inter national field is Ihe criticism in Congress of the administra tions projected foreign aid program Many law makers think the program is too they are talking about a goodsized cut To try to head that off the President invited Democratic and Republican congressional leaders to a White House con ference May 9 All the Eisenhower headaches are in the international front by any means His domes tic legislative program is bogged down and he is being told by friends in Congress it will lake a real personal effort to bring action on many pro grams before the lawmakers adjourn in July or August Newspaperman Gets Fine Jail Term for Contempt WASHINGTON Jfi Seymour Peck 39 a New York newspaper man Tuesday was fined and given a 30day suspended jail sen tence for contempt of Congress The sentence was imposed by Federal District Judge Luther W Youngdahl who allowed Peck to remain free on bond pend ing outcome of an appeal The contempt case grew out ol Pecks appearance before the Senate Internal Security Subcom mittee in January 1956 during an investigation of Communism in mass communications Peck readily acknowledged past Communist affiliations but re fused to name persons he had known as Communists Telford Taylor Pecks attorney told Judge Youngdahl that Pecks refusal to answer questions from the senators about others involved a matler of conscience and prin Taylor said he felt it was a case which did not warrant a jail sentence All About rMII MUUUl The Weather Mason City Fair and mild Tues day night low 4850 Wednes day sunny and warm high in low 80s Iowa Fair and warm through Tuesday night High Tuesday 7580 south 8085 north Low Tuesday night 4858 Partly cloudy continued warm Wednes day Minnesota Continued pleasant GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Tuesday Maximum Monday 80 Minimum Monday night 44 At 8 Tuesday 68 YEAR AGO Maximum 38 Minimum 24 Austin Area Girt Is Struck by Car Dies AUSTIN Minn UP Cathy Ann Wilson 4 daughter of Mr and Mrs Carl Wilson of near Aus tin was killed Monday when she was struck by a car on 16 four miles east of here Driver of the car Mrs Carl Anderson Dex ter was not held Redistricting Measure Is Killed 7524 DES MOINES Iowa House Tuesday killed 7524 a resolution to set up a committee to study rcapportionment and re port to the 1959 Legislature The Senate resolution under went a bitter attack on the House floor from both Republicans and But Demos Refuse to Sign It DES MOINES Re publican members of a House Senate conference committee rec ommended Tuesday the per cent sales tax be extended past its June 30 expiration date The committee ended two days of deliberations with the report to the two houses of the Legislature that suggested a revenue dead lock be broken by T Continuing the per cent sales tax long enough for the state treasury to be assured of a 24million dollar balance on June 30 1959 2 Leaving 10 per cent of sales tax collections in the road use fund 3 Eliminating a portion of a Senatepassed bill that would increase payments of agricul tural land tax credits by at least million a year In its present form it was ex pected Gov Herschel C Loveless would veto the bill Refused to Sign The two Democratic members Bohlen OKd as Envoy McLeod Still Under Scrutiny WASHINGTON Foreign Relations Committee rec ommended unanimously Tuesday that the Senate confirm the nom ination of Charles E Bohlen to be ambassador to the Philip pines It look no action on the nom ination of Scott McLeod now the State Department security chief to be ambassador to Ireland Committee members quizzed Mc Leod at length and then told him to return Wednesday for further questioning The only witness lo appear in opposition to McLeod was former New Jersey Judge William Clark who was dropped in 1953 as chief Justice of American military courts in West Germany Clarks Statement Clark in a statement said Mc Leod encouraged the prosecu tion of persons accused of dis loyalty without giving them a right to be McLeod told a reporter his two hour session with the was a searching inquiry di rected at setting the record Asked if the questions were hostile he shook his head in the negative and declared I would describe them as search Chairman Green DRI said he hoped questioning of McLeod would be concluded Wednesday but that five senators still had Democrats who waste of labeled it Gene Hoffman West Grove and R e p Howard Reppert D e s Moines refused to sign the com mittee report The recommendation if passed into law would give the Legisla tive Interim Committee and the jstate comptroller the power to For the past three sessions the per cent rate at House has passed resolutions tolvvill The determining factor questions to ask McLeod a former administra tive assistant to Sen Bridges R NH and an exFBI agent won many enemies among career of ficers by the methods he used in seeking to root out security risks from the department four years ago His appointment has aroused criticism in Congress and in some American and foreign news papers but the Irish government has offered no objection to it No Fight Likely Bridges said he would agaiust Bohlens confirmation when it reaches the Senate floor But he said he did not plan to make a fight on it as he did against Bohlens nomination four years ago Bohlen was confirmed that time by a 7413 vote after a long and bitter controversy He was approved after the late GOP Sen Robert A Taft and Sen Sparkman DAla personally ex amined a secret 25page summary of the conference group Sen of field investigation raw file SHARP EARTH SHOCK SAN FRANCISCO sharp earthquake shock shook the San Francisco Bay area at about Monday night Resi dents of the Mount Davidson area said their houses shook on the foundations and chandeliers swayed There were no reports of damage change the makeup of the House and Senate Each lime the reap portionment bills have been killed in the Senate The Senate measure for creation of a Idmember commit tee including 3 senators and 3 representatives and 4 outsiders to be picked by the lieutenant gov ernor and the House speaker Million for Board of Regents Is Approved DES MOINES df The House stood by its Appropriations Com mittee Tuesday and voted 8711 lo appropriate for capital improvements at State Board of Regents institutions in the next two years Rep Andrew Frommelt DDu buque attempted unsuccessfully to substitute the contents of an unpassed Senate bill for the pro posal of the House Appropriations Committee The Senate bill pro poses to grant a lump sum of million for the next two years The House bill allocates the funds Frommelts amendment lost 6926 The compares with appropriated for im provements at the institutions in the present twoyear period and recommended by Gov Herschel Loveless for the next bi ennium Among the institutions con cerned are the Slate University of Iowa Iowa State College Iowa Slate Teachers College and the Oakdale Sanitorium Here are the amounts proposed in the bill for those institutions along with the amounts they received for im provements in the present bien nium SUI and ISC and ISTC and and Oakdale and Rep Merle Hagedorn DRoyal minority party floor leader in support of Frommelt said When you let the Highway Commission spend vast funds without earmarking we surely could trust the Regents to spend million as needed We would get more progress with mil lion in a lump sum than with million would be a guaranteed balance of million in the state treasury Theoretically the 21 per cent rale could revert to 2 per cent within a few months after the next biennium begins July 1 or the per cent rate could con tinue throughout biennium Miscalculation Passible The compromise bill also made Rep Dewey Goode RBloom Provision for a miscalculation If field started the attack on thcithc llalf Pcr CPllL salts should be removed a n d Hie treasury should clip close to the million mark it could be reimposed There presently is a litllp more measure He said the resolution was cleverly worded to provide only one plan could be submitted to the 1959 resolution They would come in with reapportion ment on a silver platter and say here it is take il or leave Goode said Only a scattering of House members said they felt the com mittee could accomplish any good Complete Action on Reorganization Bill DES MOINES Legisla ture has completed action on a bili legalizing some reorganized school districts which do not meet present requirement that they be in one piece The Senate passed the legaliz ing measure 306 Monday but in cluded a significant amendment to which the House promptly agreed The bill legalizes discon necled districts formed between April 30 1953 and Aug 1 1956 But the amendment provides that legalization shall not apply if tho districts previously were ruled legal by court decision or if liti gation on that issue now is pend ing reports and agreed with Secretary of Stale Dulles evalualion that the summary contained nothing to bar Bohlen as an able and loyal emissary McLeods name was brought into the debate Sen McCarthy RWts and Sen McCarran con tended that McLeod as State De partment security officer was unwilling to clear Bohlen on the basis of the FBI files But Dulles insisted there was no diffcrencs between him and McLeod over ihe matter 4 Loveless Picks Rejected Again DES MOINES Senate for the second time has rejected four nominees of Gov Herschel Loveless for state offices Acting in executive session tho Senate turned down the nomina tions of Irene Mae Smith Ot byday expenses I lie bi ennium The Legislature lias ye to make a decision as to how much money will be spent than S3fi million in he reserve fun d moaning it could he de pleted by S12 million to nicol daytumwa to the Slate Board of So cial Welfare Homer Adcock Des Moines to the State Liquor Con trol Commission and Cecil Ma one Atlantic and Robert L Brice Waterloo both to the Stato Highway Commission Loveless hinted earlier that if the nominations were i ejected a second time he would wait I h e Legislature adjourned then appoint the four on an in terim basis DEADLOCK REMAINS UNITED NATIONS N J A special envoy for the U N Se curity Council reported Tuesday he could nol find a plan to break the deadlock between India and Pakistan over Kashmir SAME 20e Block truffle U Estherville Okays Community TV Cable ESTHERVILLE residents Monday voted to ap prove the granting of a 25year franchise lo local community television antenna and cable sys tem firm The system would sup ply TV signals lo those who wished it at z fixed charge per month A tola of 739 persons voted for while 149 voted against awarding of a franchise to Com munity TV Signal Co ;