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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 6, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper for MM CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL ft The Newspaper That Mokes AIINorthlowans Neighbors Full LCIH Wire MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY FEBRUARY 4 Copy Paixr o Two Actions Srriton Itl Injuries fatal to Telephone service expanding Long distance rates actually being reduced By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau If youre an average Ameri can you make nearly 500 tele phone calls a year so what hap pens to service and rates in the telephone industry affects you personally The news in telephony is gen W Evan Salisbury 19 St Paul Minn died Friday night at a Mason City hospital from injuries suffered last Dec 26 in a cartruck highway accident at Ihe eastedge of Rudd His death was counted on the 1959 accident toll because his in juries occurred before the start of the current year Salisbury was one of seven persons injured in the crash Five passengers in the Salis bury car were injured as was Russell Wetter 30 Rudd the driver of the truck ALL THE OTHER persons re covered Salisbury was born April 22 1940 at Charles City son of Wayne Band Thelma Musser Salisbury He had lived in St Paul since 1954 and was grad uated from Central High School in St Paul in June 1958 For the past year he had been employed by the St Paul Dis patch and Pioneer Press He was a member of the House of Hope Presbyterian Church St very active m of the church Paul and was various groups He also was an active member of Thomas Montgomery Chapter of DeMolay in St Paul SURVIVING ARE his father Wayne B Salisbury Jackson Mich mother Thelma Salis bury St Paul Minn grand parents Mr and Mrs W W Musser Charles City uncle El win Musser Mason City and aunt Mrs Allan Butterfield Mason City Funeral services will be held at pm Tuesday at the Houseof Ho p e Presbyterian Church in St PaulBurial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery St Paul Friends may call at the MajorErickson Funeral Home from 2 pm until 9 pm Sunday erally good Rounding out a five year million program the New York Telephone now can boast that virtually every telephone in the metropolitan area except coinbooth phones is linked with the U S Canadi an direct dialing network of 53 million phones for an overall total of 573 million phones The continentwide program is by no means complete As of this month there will be about 10 million telephones outside the directdialing network WHEN USING directdialing long distance the caller dials three code numbers which con nect him with the area he wishes to reach Then he dials the individual number just as he would if his own phone were located in the area called As for long distance rates theyre coming down again The million a year reduction as of Feb 7 on top or a million cut last September adds up to a million reduction ordered by the Federal Communications Commission seven months ago The new rate schedule repre sents a remeasuring of inter state long distance routes Ac tually the gross reduction will be million but a mil lion rise in rates to certain points in Canada brings the total to a million net As the Bell System has ex panded long distance rates have consistently come down though local service charges have ris The first published New YorkBoston rate in AT T annals 1888 was for five minutes day night Station tostation rate today for three minutes is 75 cents day 55 cents night OR TAKE transcontinental service The New YorkSan Francisco rate in 1919 was S1650 in 1939 in 1959 as of Feb 7 Long lines in 1958 furnished almost billion of AT receipts as against almost billion for local service Of all Bell System revenue long dis tance accounted for about 37 perlSaturday Negotiators are dead 2 Germans who set off worldwide wave of antiSemitism sent to jail COLOGNE Germany If Two young Germans who touchtd off a worldwide wave of antiJewish outbursts by the Christmas Eve desecration of the Cologne Synagogue were sent to jail Saturday by the State Court Arnold Strunk 25 a baker who said he had defaced the temple to draw attention to the Jewish danger to the Ger manic race was sentenced a year and two Paul Schoenen 25 an ap prentice clerk was given a 10month term for assisting Strunk and talking him into smearing a monument to Nazi victims because he ielt it was soiling the honor of the Ger man people They were convicted on mul tiple charges of damaging a religious shrine slandering the memory of the dead blas phemy and insult In addition Strunk was found guilty of en dangering the Bonn republic Both are former members of the extreme rightwing Ger man Reich party Bonn au thorities are considering a ban of the party Strunk and Schoenen denied during their oneday trial that they had been instigated by Reich party leaders A medical expert had da scribed both as psychopathic scatterbrains with no gence rating and an animal like fanaticism Wont seek nomination Johnsons decision stirs Demos camp ALBUQUERQUE NM W Sen Lyndon Johnson created a stir at the Western Democratic conference with word he will not seek the presidential nomina tion A HASTY EXIT Russian deputy pre mier Anastas Mikoyan left and Cu ban premier Fidel Castro manage smiles but they left the speakers stand in a hurry after gunfire was heard in AP Photolax the streets of Havana At center is Cu ban president Osvahlo Dorticos Mi koyan is in Cuba to open a Russian trade exposition 2 dead in accident near Tama Curtain of silence around Mikoyan after Cuba gunfire HAVANA curtain of of ficial silence fell on Soviet First Deputy Premier A I Mikoyans movements Saturday after the outbursts of gunfire that threw into turmoil the opening Friday of the new Soviet cultural ex position in Havana EVAN SALISBURY 3 networks facing strike by writers HOLLYWOOD The Writ Guild of America says a ers strike against the three major networks probably will be ap proved Monday night Contracts with CBS NBC and ABC lapsed cent If Congress doesnt reverse itself local service will be cheaper as of July 1 The Sen ate at the 1959 session voted to repeal the 10 percent excise tax on telephone telegraph and related communications serv ices The House refused to go that far thoughChairman Wil bur D Mills DArk of the tax writing Ways and Means Com mittee had called the telephone levy the most discriminatory tax left in the excise field AS A COMPROMISE the tax on local phone service was re pealed as of the end of the 1960 budgetary year But President Eisenhower his sights on a budget surplus has asked that the tax on local service be kept to raise some million a year The million estimate isnt hard to account for Even be fore Alaskas 35764 telephones and Hawaiis 206814 telephones were added to the total t h e United States had 66645000 tele phones or 534 per cent of the worlds total U S citizens enjoy telephone service at the rate of 38 per 100 persons in talkhappy Washing ton there are more than 70 tele phones for every 100 persons WEEKEND ON FARM GETTYSBURG Pa WVPresi dent Eisenhower is taking it easy Saturday at his farm The President and his wife motored to country estate late Fri ocked The guild speaking for 60 freelance writers demands continuing payment for repeated showings of television films and additional pay for U Spro duced TV films shown in for eign countries On the inside Clear Lake News Page 3 Editorials 4 Comics 5 Church News6 Society News 8 Sports 910 Maroon and Blue IT Mason City News 1213 Building News 1415 North Iowa News 18 40 arrested after raid at Davenport DAVENPORT port police raided a private club and arrested 10 persons Friday night for being in a place where gambling was going on Police said all 40 were charged with frequenting a disorderly house and that the proprietor of the Sunset Club John Pierce 69 Davenport would be charged with keeping a disorderly house Martin will retire as Iowa education official DES MOINES F Martin 71 will retire as ex ecutive secretary of the tations He said the public de mands too often that the UN do more than it is set up to do State EducalionAssn said nations have refused to effective June 30 1961 The announcement of his res ignation was made here at a meeting of the teachers groups delegate assembly A native of Maquoketa Martin became the executive secretary of the group in 1946 The delay in he resignation Bryansaid was to allow Mar tin to guide the association through the 1961 session of the Legislature The teachers group has made it known it is going to campaign ardently for increased state aid to schools Dr Virgil M Hancher presi dent of the University of Iowa who recently returned to the school after serving as an alter nate delegate to the United Na tions said he felt the UN was functioning as successfully as any group could with its limi give up their sovereignty to the organization and as a resul it was weak in many areas The delegates Saturday reaf firmed demands for increasec state aid to schools and the pay ment made in full rather than prorating them Also endorsee was full payment of agriculture land tax credit improved teach er retirement plans and the set ting back of entrance age fo kindergarteners from Nov 15 U Sept 15 Miss Verle Crow Sioux City classroom teacher was electee vice president succeeding Raj Nyhan Marshalltown junio high school principal next July Nyhan will automatically be come president of the organiza tion at that time G Arthu Luther Charles City classroom teacher was elected executiv board member at large The mystery shots came on ic heels of an antiCommunist tudent demonstration in a earby park that confronted rime Minister Fidel Castro vith the first defiance of his be indlolhe Reds policies The shooting failed to shake Iowa Mostly cloudy with some scattered very light snow Saturday night and Sunday No important tempera ture changes Sunday after noon highs 30 to 36 Lows Sat urday night 22 to 26 or silence the wily Mikoyan The veteran Kremlin salesman told the Cubans the secret of the Soviet Unions success lay in establishing the power of the workers and con fiscating without any compensa tion all means of production Castro has called his revolu tion a revolution of workers peasants and students He has seized sugar planlalions and cattle ranches but has promised compensation to owners Fridays violence marked the first open sign of unrest among the students regarded as stal warts of most of Castros pro gram including land reform Official silence on Mikoyans plans was seen as a move to avoid repetition of any embar rassing antiRed demonstrations like that put on by the students THE RATTLE of gunfire echoed over a Iwoblock area TAMA traffic collision which involved a truck and four cars lefttwo persons dead Sat urday Mary Carson 45 and her hus Dand Leon of Marshalltown vere killed instantly in the acci lent on Highway 30 at the eas nly limits of Tama Frida night The Jbwa Highway Patro ave this account A car driven by James El iott 50 Oclwein puiled out o he driveway of a cafe as semitrailer driven by Leroj larlman 43 of Cedar Falls ap preached The Elliott car and the truck collided and the truck hit the arsons car Then the true veered into the cafe driveway and collided with two car arkcd there Duane Bclfy 40 lock Island Hi and his wif Betty 35 were sitting in on car and the other was unoccu pied The truck driver Elliott an he Belfys were hospitalized bu all were released except Mrs Beify who was reported to hav rractured ribs and other injur ics owa Mostly cloudy through for about five minutes as Mi Sunday except becoming partkoyan stood calmly on the open ly cloudy west portion Sunjplatform waiting to make hij day Some scattered very light snow Saturday night and east Sunday No important tem perature changes Sunday afternoon highs 30 to 36 Lows Saturday night 22 to 26 Out look for Monday Partly cloudy to cloudy with little temperature changes Minnesota Cloudy light snow Highs Sunday 1525 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 33 Minimum 24 Precipitation trace YEAR AGO Maximum 22 Minimum damage in Independence fire INDEPENDENCE I Fire caused damage estimated at more than to the Irvin Bagge farm five miles south of here Friday night A machine shed and a large amount of equipment stored inside were lost TWO KILLED DENVER Colo air in were killed when their T33 late jet Friday trainer crashed into a heavily populated residential area and spewcc flames and wreckage over two homes One of the homes was vacant A housekeeper the only occupant ran from the other as flames engulfed the structure ceremonial speech There was no indication the shooting was an assassination attempt agains he Soviet leader The shooting broke out in the confusion surrounding police ef lorts to break up the students anti Mikoyan demonstratio which swirled around the statue of Cuban patriot Jose Marti Mikoyan had placed a loral wreath bearing the re lammer and sickle at the foo of Martis statue before going to he Palace of Fine Arts where the exposition is housed A FEW MINUTES later the students arrived to place their own wreath and the riot ensued Dne student was grazed by a bullet The veteran Soviet revolution ary received an ovation once the and he launched into his speech Mikoyan gave the usual party line about Com munist superiority A great aid to Mikoyans sales manship was the Cuban govern ment announcement that the So viet Union has bought S21V2 mil lion worth of Cuban sugar NO CAUSE TO WORRY T 0 J U N G A Calif Fourteen telephone threats tha a bomb was hidden in the aud torium of Mt Gleason Junio High School caused little frigh among students and teacher Friday The school has no aud torium In fact he said he couldnt ay whether hed accept the bid it came to him at the partys os Angeles national convention July The Texas senator outlined his SEN JOHNSON osition at a news conference n his arrival to address Demo rats from 13 Western slates le has 271 of the 7G1 votes need d to win the nomination A ycnr ago in Albuquerque ohnson was reminded he had aid he was not a candidate lad he changed his mind No ic hadnt Would he accept the nomina ion Hell make that decision at he time it happens if it hap pens he said The Senate majority leader was definite on this point I will not seek the nomination JOHNSON COUPLED his art nounccmenl with statements at empting to refute assertions that hes a conservative and as such he doesnt stand a chance for the presidential bid Those views were expressed by Paul Ziffrcn antiJohnson Democratic national committee man from California Ziffren talking with newsmen predicted a candidate from the liberal pole would be chosen to lead the 1960 Democratic ticket JOHNSON REPLIED thai every fellow has a right to his opinion but that labels didnt in terest him Asked whether hed concede he didnt belong to the partys liberal wing he pro ceeded to note that he first went to Congress on a progressive platform and challenged critics to examine his record As Senate majority leader the Texan said he had helped Sen ate passage to repeal the poll tax enact a clean election bill and vote federal funds for school construction He predicted approval of a reasonable and effective civil rights bill a good public works bill and a farm bill NEW LIQUOR STORE MOUNT PLEASANT The first state liquor store in Henry Saturday The Iowa Liquor Control Com lowa law stales that the mission established the store mother in cases like this is rehere despite vigorous protests sponsible I by residents Woman fined for keeping body of dead baby WAUKON UPI Ruby In galls Waukon was fined here Friday night on the charge of keeping a dead body more than 72 hours The charge grew out of the lealh of Mrs Ingails1 newborn baby About two weeks ago Mrs Ingails and her husband Henry brought the body of the baby to the sheriffs office here A cor oners jury ruled that the baby died on or about Dec 18 shortly after birth The baby had been born at the couples home The Allamakee County Grand Jury was called and determined the baby died of natural causes traditionally dry County opened here SAME PLAYERS THANK Ver non Ullman holds a trophy and checks handed him by members of the Min neapolis Lakers basketball team for his skillful emergency landing of a char tered plane in an Iowa cornfield last month He was honored during the AP PhotofaS LakersSt Louis Hawks game at Min neapolis Friday night Left to right are Larry Foust traded last week to St Louis Rod Hundley coach Jim Pollard Bob Leonard partly hidden and Elgin Baylor V 8 ;