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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 6, 1958, Mason City, Iowa vr North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Horn HOME EDITION T H I N E W S f A t E R THAT MAKE S ALL N 0 R T H IOWA N N I I G HI 0 R S MASOM CITY DAYS Friday and So hi rd ay VOL H Associated Pteu and United Press International Full LeaM Wtrei 7c Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST Thlc Paper of Four rs Draw Big Fair Turnout Would Head Delegation ike President Anxious for Results Wants Whole Picture Aired WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower said Wednesday that he would head the US delegation to the prospective emergency session of t h e United Nations General Assembly on the Middle East if he finds his personal presence necessary or desirable There has been speculation on the part of officials here that Soviet Premier Khrushchev turned down a Security Council summit suddenly decide to attend the General Assembly meeting which he proposed in a letter to Eisen hower Tuesday Most informed officials however think Khrush chev actually has no intentionof coming Eisenhower told a news confer ence that he has no plan at the moment to go to New York for the General Assembly meeting He also said thatheknows of no general intention on the part of other heads of government to go there BUT HE REMINDED report ers that each of the 81 national delegations can be headed by the head of government and he said positively that if he finds it necessary or desirable he will participate The President said the United States wants to discuss the whole sweep of Mideastproblems and their causes He said it would not be practical to restrict de bate to just the problems of Leb anon It was Eisenhowers first news conference since July 2 almost two weeks before U S troops moved into Lebanon and most of thequestions concerned the Mid east Among specific matters he touched on TROOPS Asked when and un der what conditions the United States woidd pull its 15000 troops out of Lebanon Eisenhower re plied withdrawal will come when ever the Lebanese government says it feels the situation is in hand and there no longer is threat of indirect aggression INTEGRATION Eisenhower said he has no special plans for trying to head off any new school integration crisis this fall He said there must be every effort at state and local levels to deal peaceably with the situation INFLATION Eisenhower said American business is going to have to curb price increases or consumers are going to rebel He coupled this remark with an equally emphatic declaration that labor too musti use restraint about wage increases Eisenhower when asked if in the light of recent steel price increases his administration has any plan to combat infla tion did not answer the question directly But he said no one should be more concerned about inflation than the working man whose income he said steadily lags behind rising costs of living Sports Bulletin DUBLIN Ireland UP Aus tralias Herb Elliott Wednes day clocked in a mile race at Dublin that saw at least two other runners crash the fourminute mile barrier The listed record is The Weather Mason City Partly cl through Thursday with chance of shower or thundershower Wednesday evening Mow mid 603 high Thursday mid80s Iowa Partly cloudy Wednesday night andThursday with scat tered showers and thunder storms mostly in south and central Wednesday night and extreme south Thursday No major temperature changes un til turning warmer in west por tion Thursday Low Wednesday night 6472 Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near or below normal Wednesday night through next Monday with only minor day to day changes Normal highs in mid 80s Nor mal lows in low 60s Rainfall will average around one inch occurring as showers and thun derstorms during most of the period Minnesota Scattered rain con tinued warm High Thursday 80 90 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 90 Minimum 65 At 8 am 71 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 78 50 Hoffa Tells of Gains by Murray in New Clash Differ on Education WASHINGTON W Teamsters boss James R Hoffa told Sen ate investigators Wednesday he had of gambling gains m the 194856 period He denied that income solisted on tax re turns included payoffs in labor disputes Hoffa said he couldnt spell out details of theT gambling gains but that Owen Bert Brennan his pal and a Teamsters vice presi dent could Brennan called to thewitness chair invoked the Fifth Amend ment He said his income taxes are under investigation and he SMALL 15months old Jerry Wayne Olson rides on the shoulders of his father Jerry Olson Whttewood SD The two will appear in their Roman1 standing ride with the Barnes Championship Rodeo at the North Iowa Fair Friday afternoon and evening and Sat urday evening would not be 1 himself a witness against HOFFA DENIED specifically that he got a payoff or any part of that sum to prevent a Detroit laundry industry strike this denial committee fAMi DATE1957404 Mason Hurt in Car Train Crash Roger Walden Bang 37 Mason City Route 3 was in Mercy Hos pital Wednesday as a result of in juries received Tuesday night when his car struck a train in southeast Mason City Bangs condition was described as fairly good He suffered a cut across the forehead and was un der observation Wednesday for possible chest injury Police said Wednesday charges probably would be filed against Bang as a result of the collision A sample of his blood tested 264 milligrams of alcohol per 100 cub c centimeters ofblood A test of 50 normally is considered evi dence of intoxication POLICE SAID Bang was driv ng east on 19th SE about pm and hit the 13th car of a 98 car train stopped at the Minneap olis and St Louis Railroad cross ng A cement car was the one hit Lonnie Hamilton Marshalltown he M St L brakeman on the train told police he saw Bangs car approach from the north on Carolina then turn east at a high peed Hamilton attempted to sig nal the driver to stop but was un able to do so The crossing does not have flashing signal lights There are crossarm type warning signs there POLICE SAID skid marks indi cated the car skidded about 60 feet before hitting the cemen car The complete front end o the auto was crushed part of the windshield was broken out anc the steering wheel was damaged Only a hanger for an air pipe was damaged on the railroad car Police questioned Bang as to whether drinking was involved but he told lhem he had only hat two beers early in the evening m 1949 After counsel Robert F Kennedy de manded an explanation of items lie said Hoffas tax reports for 194856 listed They were CEDAR FALLS tf Expendi tures for public schools have mul tiplied in recent years out of all proportion to the number of chil dren tobe educated and the fi nancial capacity of the nation Gov Herschel Loveless said Wed nesday His remarks deliveredat the second summer workshop at Iowa State Teachers College sponsored jointly by the National Education Assn and the Iowa State Educa tion Assn differed sharply from views expressed by Dr William G Murray Ames Republican candidate for governor Murray told the workshop Tues ay night the teaching profession eeds more than anything else a feeling of its own importance nd said an antiquated tax base is ne of the greatest hurdles for dequate support of education in owa LOVELESS DECLARED that ontrary to popular belief the pub ic schools have not been starved or revenue and accused the owa public school system of mak ng extremely inefficient use of ts personnel Murray advbcated a salesTtax ncrease as the best way to raise money for increased state aid to schools He said a one cent boost n the sales tax would raise 30 million dollars to replace a like amount in property taxes Loveless declared that Iowa now pays directly and indirectly nearly 50 million dollars a year n various forms of school aid nearly 30 per cent he said of the entire bill for operating costs o owa schools HE ADDED that the levies gambling gains Hoffa replied He said they re suited from fortunate bet placed for him by Brennan who owned horses and a racetrack BRENNAN KEEPS ail the rec ords on their gains and losses Hoffa said The committee then called to the stand Carmine Beliino an ac countantinvestigator who said Hoffas income tax reports fo the 194856 period listed 32230 from income from gamb lings collections and miscellane ous sources Kennedy later asked Brennan How can you be in gamblin ames for a period of eight year and continuously win Brennan took the Fifth on tha oo NEW LIFE Gary 7 and Bruce 8 from the shell The chicks are in a corn sons of Mr and Mrs Kurtis Helgeson mercial hatcheryexhibit at the North Lake Mills watch as babychicks emerge Iowa Fair 4 Killed in 2 Accidents BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two auto one in northeast IowaJand the other in northwest took a toll of two lives each Tuesday night Near Manchester two teen agers were killed and three others were injured when a car struck a bridge abutment after rounding a curve Dead wjere Sandra Mesch 19 and Calvin Hoi thaus 17 Near Alta Merle Buttz 24 and Leonard Lester 36 both of Have lock Iowa were killed in the col lision of their car and a truck Injured in the accident on Iowa made on owners of agricultural ands and on home owners are evies which are not paid entirely y theproperty owner They are paid to a substantial degree by sales and income tax revenues collected through the state gov ernment The Governor stressed that he does not oppose increased spend ing for education in Iowa but said increased efficiency in the schools and elimination of small rural school districts are needed first He said in support of his charge of efficiency in Iowa schools that in 1956 Iowa employed 129 full time persons per 10000 population in its public school system as against a national average of only 106 Loveless said the average cost per pupil in Iowa is above the national average and combined state and local expenditures in public schools exceed the national average by per capita 13 a mile north of ManchesteV David Becker 19 driver ol he car David White 17 both of Manchester and Thomas Glanz 17 of Delhi Young Holthaus son of Mr and Mrs John Holthaus of Manches ter was killed outright in the crash The Mesch girl daughter of Mr and Mrs Lloyd Mesch who farm southeast of Manchester died at a Manchester hospital fol lowing the crash The accident which killed Butlz and Lester occurred at a country road intersection about five miles northeast of Alta Authorities saic the car went into a ditch and the truck landed on top of it It was reported the truck driver escapee serious injury NO MOBILE NOT AGAIN Ala UPI Perry Denson 27 on parole for robbin a service station was arrestec Tuesday for robbing the sam service station again Fair Program WEDNESDAY 20th CENTURY SHOWS ON MIDWAY p Autry and tnoupe p Autry and troupe Sky diving exhibition THURSDAY 20th CENTURY SHOWS ON MIDWAY Golden Wedding members of the Golden Wedding Club will be guests of the fair Special prices on rides for children under 16 years of age until 6 p m Freegate admission to children under U years of age until o p m Winning carcasses from Barrow Carcass Show will be on display Stands Cheer Autry f Judging Gets Under Way Fairgoers were treated to a westernstyle diet of horse tricks cowboy music and rope handling at the Gene Autry show before the grandstand Tuesday night The crowd was estimated at about 2500 at each of the two evening performances and 2200 at the opening afternoon showIt apparently liked what it saw and heard The crowd responded with hearty applause and inthe case of the hundreds youngsters with outright shrieks of delight The big attraction was of course western star Autry arid his famed wonder horse Champ pion Another major crowdpleas er was Jimmy Hawkins better known as Tagg Oakley of the Annie Oakley TV series and his horse Pixie PERHAPS THE ment of the show at leastasJar s the youngsters were concerned ame when Autry and Tagg rode ast the grandstand to provide a oseup view Youngsters inslant r drained from the stands and ockcd as close to the track as ossible to cheer the two favor es as they moved by Tricks performed by the two orses also delighted the young udience Champion danced racefuliy to the ofthe Blue Danube Waltz hrough a tailswinging hula spe ialty Pixie broughtamazement o the faces of youngsters by pawing ground threo vhenasked by Tagg which chan nel Oakley was seen on n Mason City KGLOs chan nel 3 BIG FAVORITE with the small fry was the api aearance of Little Champr Thef iorses prancing debut brought for children with bicycle to be given away p concert Osage High School band p Swenson Thrillcade p Queen of the Furrow Contest p Swenson Thrillcade Afternoon arid evening sky diving exhibition Stevenson Confers With Khrushchev Adlai Stev enson conferred for two hours and 20 minutes Tuesday with Premier Nikita Khrushchev The twotime presidential can didate refused at the end of the interview to disclose its tenor MARK OP ZORRO TAMPA Fla UP Police seeking a solution to the burgiary of a drug store felt sure Wednesday the job was done by juveniles Their reason written on the floor of the store in shav ing cream were large spelling out Zorro letters HERES GENE AND TAGG Youngsters flock from the stands and crowd close to the track to get a good ern favorites on their horses Champion and Pixie rode down the track asvthe climax to the Autry shpw before look at Gene Autry and Jimmy Hawkins the Tagg the grandstand at the North Iowa Fair Oakley of the Annie Oakley TV series The two west Farm Bill Fails to Gain House Approval WASHINGTON UP The House Wednesday crushed a farm bil vhich would have lowered the price supports and gone far to vard meeting administration arm goals The House action left the pros pect of farm legislation in the re maining days of this s e i o n clouded in uncertainty The bill came to the floor unde akeitorleaveit procedure pre venting amendment and requir ng a twothirds vole for passage The rollcall vote was 210186 fo he majority but far les han the required twotnirds The ill could be brought up later un der more liberal voting procedure jut House leaders have said tha is unlikely The measure would permit cut ting price support levels on col ton corn and rice but allow plani ing of more cotton and makin changes in programs for the oth ers Foreign Aid Money Bill Gains Backing WASHINGTON Opponent of increased foreign aid spendin all but conceded victory Wednes day to Senate leaders fighting t restore most of the funds cut b the House from a foreign ai money bill The Senate Appropria tions Committee Tuesday ap proved in foreig aid spending after restoring 44 million of the 597Vi m i 11 i o chopped out by the House ON HONEYMOON WINTERHAVEN Calif UPI S Chaplin Jr 33 so of comedian Charlie Chaplin honeymooned Wednesday wit his bride actress Susan Magnes another flood of youngsters crowd ing to the track for a better view After performing the young horse got a smile by parading back and forthunder neath its old man The grandstand show was not entirely slanted toward the young sters however Of interest to older members of the audience songs by Autry in cluding his popular trademark Im Back in the Saddle Another crowdpleaser was a duet Sams Song by Autry and Tagg v OTHER TOP ACTS included rope and whip tricks Strongs comedian songs with sound effects several acrobatic performances c by the Melody Ranch Boys New livestock tents and a new grandstand canopy greeted tors to the North Iowa Fair Wed nesday A crew of 25 worked through the early morning hours erecting a new grandstand can ppy to replace the one that had been blown down by high winds Monday night An added feature of the show beginning Wednesday afternoon was the sky dive of George de Tillot a 23yearold native of Paris France He jumped from a plane more than 1000 feet in the air and kept the crowd in sus pense before opening hispara chute about 300 feet from the ground Although in his six years of making such jumps he has suf fered a broken leg and numerous other bone fracturesTillot said Wednesday he does not consider his sky dive dangerous He once broke eight ribs at one time i In France the Parisian said the free fall jumps are considered sport and often are indulged in by complete families His sky dive schedule for Thursday will be the same as Wednesday at and p m THE 20TH CENTURY Shows was also in full swing on the midway with one of the most complete children shows in the entire carnival business A sep arate CarnivalKiddie Land has been set up for the younger visi tors to the fair A full days schedule of live stock judging also was on tap for Wednesday as animals from all over Norlh Iowa and Southern ;