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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 21, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES E ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIV Awoclited Preu mod Untied Prest rulJ ceau a Copyi MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 21 1957 Thij Paper ol Two OHM No IS Another Disarmament Plan by Russia IflV CHEER FUND GOAL PREVIOUSLY REPORTED Monroe Junior High School Porter B Burrets Houston Tex Herman M Knudson Mountain Home Ark Mason Citj Kltvanis Club mem bers Mason Citj Beer Wholesalers Assn Cub UabslFiJsiafn Slim Crajcliee tBudwclser Cal Johnson Schlltz SfU ISSflO 00 10 W ljOO 2300 200 Ifil 160 1000 1700 Tom Cain Ulamms 30 Ross Wcsterlund Millers From BMG UGI Club of Mason City A friend Jacob E Decker Sons office employes Dick Swansou A Mason City physician Mason City Junior College Stu dents Jimmy Mike Jon Barbi Susan i Fatly Loterbour Mrs Peler Clodhopper Ciub Fun Help and Iearn Club Ca rpenter Anonymous donor from Thornton Helping Hani SocietyMeservey Kim and Kent Misplaced term Bonnie and Barbara THE DVYS TOTAL DO lntl 300 100 100 TOTAL TO DATE JDSlOG CASK NEEDED FOR SET GOAL ism GIVING DAYS LEFT Cheer Fund Approaches Its Goal Another Flareup on Executive Council Matters Is Expected Shortly at Capitol By HARRISON WEBER DES MOINES other flareup over executive council matters is expected to break out into the open shortly This latest incident involves the state maintenance garage and the Governor who techni cally is state car dispatcher The hiring of a former tax commission employe to keep adequate records for the main tenance garage is part of the difficulty The auditorsoffice this week released an audit on the execu tive council which included ir regularities in the purchasing department One item the audit did not touch on was a order for typewriter ribbons Approximately half of these ribbons about were de livered before executive council officials halted delivery Grant Cunningham who is secretary of the council said nothing was wrong with the was just a ques tion of being able to use the typewriter ribbons before they dried out Cunningham said Harold Cooper who was named head of the p u r c h a s ing department about a month ago has been abie to place 500 of these type writer ribbons among the vari ous departments Legislative Pay A bumper crop of candidates for the Legislature is expected next year One reason is the inducement of more money The last General Assembly changed the pay of legislators from a session to S30 a day while in session This means for a 100 day session a legislator would receive Sessions usually run several days past the 100day mark This pay Increase might ex plain why so much interest has been shown in the offices of lieutenant governor and speaker of the house Both presiding of ficers will receive double the compensation of a member of he General Assembly 7f Changing Times When the sales tax was first enacted into law back in the 30s Clyde Herring a Demo crat was governor Standard comment at that time for a person collecting the sales tax was A penny for the Gover nor Gov Herschel C Loveless who favorsa 2 per cent sales tax tells the experience of hav ing two Des Moines teenagers call upon him in hopes of sell ing a miniature Christmas tree When the Governor asked the price of the tree one of the boys replied and thanks to you only three cents for sales tax Cutbacks Are Ordered by Auto Firms DETROIT lay offs are in prospect this holiday season for almost 75000 auto workers because too many 1958 model cars are in dealers show rooms instead of under Christ mas trees Playing their inventories close fioajto the vest Chrysler Friday an nounced shutdowns for up to two weeks of all of its Detroit plant operations Ford said it plans to furlough about 21000 hourly workers for all of Christmas week Some 10000 af these will be in the Detroit area General Motors said no week long shutdowns are planned But KM pianl managers have the op tion locally of adjusting work schedules The Chrysler shutdowns in De troit will affect at least 50000 hourly employes Chrysler De troits largest single employer has some 100000 employes in the hourly rated and salaries ranks The company declined to give an exact figure on the number who will be idled Chryslers President L L Col bert said his firm is experienc HE real spirit ing its third of that derives happiness from giving has taken hold in Mason City as c o n t ributions continue coming for the Christ mas Cheer The Weather Iowa Generally fair Saturday Their children Dallas night and Sunday Little temperleen Koplin 11 and ature change Saturday night day no question now but what this is going to be a happy Christmas for those needing assistance in Mason City Everyone at the Monroe Junior High School must have been gen erous in their contributions with the total from that school of The collection of the funds was done in the home rooms with the following results No 215 S660 10D 211 111 201 214 S600 106 115 105 110 S466 117 216 210 S2Q31 207 114J 116 206 209 213 Large Collection The Mason City Kiwanis Club members came in with a large collection of currency duplicat ing the generosity of other years The Mason City Beer Whole sale Assn again joined the pa rade of big contributions to help push the fund toward its goal ThcreJSMason City Generally fair Sal Several contributions cany from other communities incIucU ingr former Sen Herman M Knudson From the Fun Help and Learn Club made up of stu dents of the Junior High of Car penter came a money order Nearing Goal While the Christmas Cheer Fund is nearing the goal set it is to be noted that additional funds will find full use in this program of helping those who need assist ance for a happier Christmas Last year it will be recalled the totil raised was close to the1 mark j Gifts may bo sent or brought to the GlobeGazette offices The AP Photofax WANTS GIFTS OF BLOOD Billy Perry 7 New Bedford Mass wants a Christmas pres ent that his family no longer can afford Its not a toy or a bike Its the precious gift of blood A hemophiliac Billy has had more than 500 transfusions in his young life and will need many more in his fight to stay alive Five Hurt in Collision A Belmond family of five was rushed to Mercy Hospital late Friday as a result of a twocar collision on Highway 18 a half mile east of the west Mason City limits Harris Johnson 47 and his wife were taken to the hospital with multiple abrasions Mrs Johnson was in good condition Kar Richard Koplin 13 also suffered multiple low 2838 Continued mild Sunabrasions Johnson and the three children were released after the checkup Police officers said the John urday night Little temperaturecnn nr change low 2830 IncrcasingS mM of a car 01 3 31 Use Tear Gas to Apprehend North lowan and Mitchell County law enforcement officer dodged a barrage of bullets Fri day and then used tear gas to flush out a young Korean War vet eran who had been ordered to the Special Session Urged Much Fanfare at Moscow MOSCOW Soviet gov ernment called Saturday for a special session of the United Na ions or an international confer mce to discuss disarmament Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A Gromyko said disarmament lalks could pave the way for an EastWest summit conference Addressing Russias Parlia ment Gromyko apparently re jected a foreign ministers meet ing on disarmament proposed Thursday by the 15 NATO na tions The West has consistently blocked all disarmament efforts in the UN Gromyko said and you can judge for yourselves what sort of result can be ex pected from a meeting of for eign ministers under these con ditions Mental Health dependence Institute at In According to Howard Countj Sheriff Percy Haven the man Herbert JohnsonS 25 Riceville had been under treatment at Vet eransHospitals at Iowa City and Khpxvifle He later was releasec to a private psychiatrist until further examinations could be made Hearing Held After a hearing Friday at which time Johnson was ordered to the Independence hospital Haven and two special deputies V W Zend er and William Mohs Crescp went to the home of Johnsons brother Lawrence five miles southwest of Riceville where Johnson had been staying There was no answer at the door Haven said But on further investigation Haven found John son in a second story bedroom threatening him with a 38 re volver The officers tried to coax John son out of the house but he re fused and then opened up with the revolver Eight shots fired Gas Used With the aid of Mitchell County bombs were lobbed into the house and Johnson surrendered He was immediately taken to But Special Session the disarmament issue should not remain stalemated he said Gromyko did not specify which nations should attend an interna tional conference though he indi cated Red China should not be left out In the recent session o the UN General Assembly Rus sia insisted that all 82 UN mem do not include Red take part in dis armament talks That assembly session in creased the UN Disarmament Commission to 25 members but Russia has declared she will boy cott the commission Asks Conference A subcommittee of the com mission became stalemated last summer when Russia refused to accept w e s t e r n disarmament plans and the West countered that Soviet disarmament suggestions would not provide safeguards to insure that Russia complied Speaking after Gromyko Com munist Party Boss Nikita Khrush chev called for an EastWest sum mit conference to solve all the problems that trouble humanity ncluding disarmament Khrushchev said the West a nowar agreement GREETINGS Elvis Presley his dog under Ins arm studies the notice to report for military duty which he received at his Memphis Tenn home The income tax loss to the government next year with Presley in uniform will amount to at least a half million dollars STARTING NEXT MONTH Army Wants Elvis for 2Year Hitch MEMPHIS Tenn UP Rock n roll idol Elvis Presley 22 was booked solid Saturday for a twoyear engagement with th Sheriff Harry Horn and Deputy noarselv and Wlth con Duke Aneell several fPar siderable emotion He was inter with the Soviet Union Khrushchev dressed in a blue suit with blue and white striped tie spoke hoarsely and with con Angell several tear gas T I W3S lnt were lobbed into the rupted rcPeateIv by applause No Prepudice Dependence on day high mid 40s Minnesota Partly cloudy colder GlobeGazelle weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 am 40 28 28 u injured in the We tell the United States to Abandon its policy o positions of car was stopped on the highway wailing to make a left turn onto Winnebago Way Jolly was not hurt the officers said Johnson forfeited S15 bond Sat urday in Judge B R Dunns Po lice Court on a charge of failure to have his vehicle under con trol the pidgy party boss they did not want to harm John son S75 HOLDUP DES MOINES men held up a service station atten dant Friday night and fled with about Lei us sotve our problems peaceful means on the basis of equality Let us outlaw war Khrushchev said if the United States and Russia could reach an agreement without prejudice to the interests of other countries good results for peace will be achieved Winter Arrives in Iowa as Warm Spell Continues Springlike temperatures pre vailed as Iowa prepared Satur day for the official arrival of winter The mercury was expected to climb into the upper 40s in the northeast and lower 50s in the southwest Saturday afternoon as sunny skies warmed the land Winter which arrives official ly at pm Saturday is ex pected to be accompanied by continued fair skies and mild temperatures The forecast calls for lows in the upper 20s and 30s i over the state The mild weather is expected to stay on at least into Monday The guitarthumping crooner got his induction notice Friday tu report for duty Jan20 the sameday he was scheduled to begin work on a movie in Hollywood called1 King Creole Im kinda proud of it Presley said referring to the draft ho Its a duty Ive got to fil and Im going to do it The singer an only child said he would hate to leave my mother and father Presley who got his start play ing and singing in north Missis sippi would draw a month as an Army private He ha earned as much as for single live performance In Hollywood studio production chief Y Frank Freeman of Par amount said Presleys induction Jan 20 would cost the studio be tween and be cause of invest ments on the scheduled movie Freeman said he had already Nine Freight Cars Derailed at Belmond BELMOND A local freight train consisting of a diesel en gine 13 cars and a caboose was derailed Friday 5 miles north east of here Nine cars and the caboose tipped over while the erf gine and first four cars stayed upright on the track The first two cars which tipped were loaded with corn the rest were empty The brakeman and conductor brothers Faye and Ray Gardner Clarion were in the caboose They were shaken up but not seri ously injured The rest of the crew engineer Frank Boggs fireman Frank McCIellan and head brakeman Joe Reiland ail of Clarion were not hurt Defend View by Britain Has Veto on Missiles Use WASHINGTON Wi Two sena ors said Saturday that veto power by Britain or any other ally would not impede speedy use of US ballistic missiles if t should ever become necessary o fire them from overseas bases Sen Hickenlooper RIowa and Mansfield DMont agreed hat prior negotiations will have settled questions of how and when missiles would have to be fired The British House of Commons Friday night approved decisions reached at this weeks North At iantic Alliance conference and agreed to installation of US nu clear missile bases in Britain Complete Veto Prime Minister Macmiilan told lommons prior to the 289251 vote that Britain wouldhave a com plete veto over use of any mis siles based in that country Sen Monroney DOkla said the British certainly should re tain the right to reserve controls over firing since the outbreak of a missile war could certainly devastate their homeland Monroney said also he hppes the request of the British and other allies to keep the door open for disarmament talks will receive a prompt and coopera tive response from our State De partment Mansfield said the British vote merely carried but the agree ments that had been worked out in advance of the NATO session by he two nations He added I do not expect to find similar acceptance of the American misi siles plan in the rest of except Holland Close Vote Sen Humphrey DMinn said the relatively close British vota shows that American foreign policy has become a domestic political issue in England our greatest ally We are hopeful that we have the ready cooperation of tha British but this vote proves that all the woundsare healed he added notyet This was a reference to differ sent a letter to Presleys draft ences which developed between board in Memphis requesting an eightweek delay so wo wont lose this large sum of money The young performer who will be 23 in January said he would go along with Paramounts ef forts to obtain a deferment I know they have lots of money in the picture but I am not going I to ask for any special favors for campaign comes to a close ati Following is the Christmas Cheer Fund Care GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa A section sang started cleanimvsclf hc If inducted here Presley would go to Ft Chaffee near Fort Smith Ark FfNE WATERLOO WO Mrs Henry King related Saturday about the mean thief who broke into her home He entered the house while the family was asleep and took packages from under the Christ mas tree joined by a local bulldozer oper ated by Clair Nelson and a wrecker sent out from Oelwein Saturday It was expected that traffic which was detoured through Hampton over Great Western and Rock Island tracks could be resumed Sunday Cement Firm Plans Temporary Shutdown CHICAGO i The Marquettc Cement Manufacturing Co Satur day said it plans to halt produc tion at eight of its plants includ ing one ai Des Moincs for peri ods ranging up lo eight weeks within the first quarter of 1958 The company which operates 10 plants said the shutdowns are planned because of full inven tories and light demand which it expects to persist through the next three months WRECKED CAR Officer Bill McElroy checks over this wrecked car in which a family of five was injured in a twocar collision late Friday afternoon The cir driven by Harris Johnson Belmond crashed into the rear of a stopped car driven by Loroy Franklin Jolly 1720 Harding S W London and Washington over the BritishFrench move into Egypt during the Suez Canal crisislast year In Oslo a highly placed mili tary source said Friday that Nor wegian authorities are studying the possibility of equipping the countrys armed forces with shortrange atomic missiles SAME iLegacy of illuke Careful Research by Luke Establishes Time Reason for Journey to Bethlehem EDITORS NOTE The classic Biblical example of lack of charity is the innkeepers refusal to make room for the travel weary Mary and Joseph on what now is called Christmas Eve Here is an account of how Luke might have obtained the back ground for this touching story chill of winter rippled By GEORGE CORNELL Associated Press Writer first chill of winter ir Lukes cloak as he made his way toward it He had trudged many leagues BUY CHRISTMAJSEALS The old claybrick inn stood nsidc the east gate of Bethin lhe last fcw iwS ih i he Physidf an bling his chronicle of writer threaded his way through street traffic tired and dust f grimed had been over the nearly 100 miles that Mary and Joseph trav cled o reach this ancestral city So this was the inn thai had noof David Hc knew their travail room for Mary as her time But Uikc a painstaking re jgrew near A wind carrying thejscarcher had also gathered ;