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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 12, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL LXIV Associated Press and United Press Full Lease T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOW L I Seven Cent Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 12 1958 ANS NEIGHBORS MASON CITY DOLLAR A a 9 a IFrlcfesy and Saturday Morse to Return Papers New Furor This Paper Consists of Four SectionsSection No 101 at Hearing WASHINGTON ff Sen Morse DOre said Wednesday he would return files given him by a House subcommittee aide who was oust ed in a row over a probe of fed eral regulatory agencies Morse said he also would de mand a Senate probe of the same matters The senator asserting that he would return the files to the sub committee reported that he had read the files and that they prove the administration is honey combed with political im morality Morse said he believed the files given him by the ousted subcom mittee aide rightfully belonged to the House group and therefore he would return them Persistent Critic Morse has been a persistent critic of the Eisenhower adminis has said the material he gave Morse could help show that some White House officials have in fluenced actions of the regulatory agencies Bernard Schwartz said he turned his personal working files over to Morse Monday night after he was fired as chief counsel of the special House sub committee investigating the Fed eral Communications Commis sion and five other regulatory agencies Rep Harris who took over as subcommittee chairman after Rep Moulder DMo quit in protest over the Schwartz fir ing t o 1 d a reporter All we want is the files back And were going to get them I think with out difficulty because I know the senators attitude on propriety and good government GreatHandicap Harris said lack of the files would be a great handicap but would not necessarily block the House probe Meantime he posted a guard over present com mittee files to prevent any more disappearing Schwartz after a day of angry quarreling with the subcommit t e e charged there is an ef fort to camou flage corrup tion charges He accused a majority of the sub committed of joining an unholy alliance between b i business and the White House to obtain SCHWARTZ Economy Upswing 0 Near e Vouches Submits ON all but a handful of Americans still living the only recollections of Abraham Lincolns life are those found in history books and in those things made evident by acts of the Great Emancipator Two young Mason Cityans impressed by this bust of the former President on the anniversary of Sandage Jr 7 son of Mr and Mrs Richard Sandage 842 6th PL SE and Kristi Ann Torger son daughter of Mr and Mrs Mike Torgerson 835Gth SE The bust is in the collection of the Rev George T Carl pastor of First Methodist Church Action Committee for Reapportionment Set a whitewash of the investigation into the regulatory agencies Mentions Names His firing he charged stopped him from revealing the machi nations of the White House clique spot Wednesday mornin No Hope for Prompt End to Cold Wave Iowa was given no hope Wed nesday of even temporary relief from the bitter cold that has numbed the state for six days Temperatures were near or be low zero again Wednesday morn ing The outlook for the remain der of the week is for tempera tures averaging 14 to 16 degrees below normal Normal highs are 31 north to 40 south Normal lows are 11 north to 19 south The reason for all this lies in a high pressure system over Can ada and a low pressure system over the lakes region which is reinforcing the high by pulling more cold air down over the Mid west This means clear skies for all the state except the northeast where a few snow flurries are likelv The Weather Mason City Generally fair through Thursday Continued cold but slight moderation in dicated Low Wednesday night zero to 5 above High Thursday 1720 Iowa Generally fair continued WorkablePlan Is Sought by Governor DBS MOINES cold through Thursday Wednesday above night 5 5 of a 16team Low committee on Mason City was Iowas coldestSyEAK AGO Fiveday Iowa Temperatures through Monday will average 1416 degrees below normal with no large day to day changes Normal highs 31 north to 40 south Normal lows 11 north to 19 south Precipitation will av erage less than 05 inch with some intermittent snow flurries Minnesota Partly cloudy contin ued cold GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation member actio reapportionment in controlling decisions of these agencies Schwartz said the clique in cluded Sherman Adams chief White House assistant White House counsel Gerald Morgan Secretary of Commerce Weeks Gordon Moore Mrs Eisenhow ers brotherinlaw and former New York Gov Thomas E Dewey Schwartz also accused the ma jority of the subcommittee of fir ing him knowing that I have se cured evidence of the payment of money to a Federal Communica tions Commission commissioner in a comparative television case where there are several appli cants for one He did not name the commissioner Youth Dies of Crash Injuries IOWA CITY Francis Si mon 16 Riverside who although injured walked half a mile to summon aid for two hurt com panions died at a hospital here Tuesday night Simon and Ronald and Patricia Gerot both 17 and cousins were injured Monday night in an auto accident near Riverside The were returning home from a bas kctball game Authorities sairt their car missed a curve struck a bridge and went down an em bankment into a small creek Ronald wfto suffered frozen feet and Patricia were also taken to an Iowa City hospital 5 reading Tuesdays high in the city was 10 SHIP ON FIRE WELLINGTON NZ UP The 13500ton cargo liner Persic radioed Wednesday it had caught fire at sea and was making an emergency dash to reach Welling ton Maximum Minimum 10 5 4 Trace of snow 33 28 REDSTONE TESTED CAPE CANAVERAL Fla UP The Redstone missile work horse of the Armys JupiterC sat ellite carrier blasted into cloudy skies Tuesday night in an appar ently successful test launching was announced by Gov Hersche Loveless Wednesday The Governor said he would as the committee to formulate workable plan for reapportion ment of the Legislature and the to follow through to see that i is passed by the 1959 and 1961 leg islative sessions A similar plan Loveless ex plained was used in Illinois t obtain reapportionment there There has been no reapportion ment of the Iowa Legislature fo more than 50 years The stat constitution requires the Legisla ture to redistrict itself every 1 years It takes a constituliona amendment to bring about reap portion ment in Iowa The Committee The committee named by Lov less includes four members of the Legislature four active farmers and representatives from the states main urban areas The legislative members are Sen Harry Byrd Wont Be Candidate for ReElection WINCHESTER Va un Sen Harry F Byrd chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and senator from Virginia for 25 years announced Wednesday that he will not be a candidate for re election this year Byrd 71 said he had promised his wife six years ago he would not seek reelection again Since then his statement from his Washington office said she has Building Program WASHINGTON UP President isenhower moving to shore up e slumping economy sent to ongress Wednesday a twofaillion ollar program to modernize post ffices and postal services White House Press Secretary ames C Hagerty disclosing lans for the postal moderniza lon program described it as one xpected to afford greater job pportunities in every section of fiecormtry Statement on the Business Situation Says Improvement in Sight WASHINGTON UP President Eisenhower expressed deep concern Wednesday over unemployment hardship and said he is confident the picture will start to brighten in March In a statement the President left open the possibility that un employment which climbed to nearly million last month will get worse before the situation does improve Obviously troubled about the business recession the President got out a special statement and also released a study reporting on government steps to combat it In the statement Eisenhower said From the best advice I can get and on my own study of the facts regularly placed before me I believe that we have had most of our bad news on the unemployment front I am convinced that we are not facing a prolonged down State Sens Joseph Coleman CD Clare and Duane Dewel RA1 gona and Reps Scott Swisher DIewa City and Arthur Han son The farmers are Coleman Han son James Crogan of Panama and Kenneth Wagner of West Lib erty Other Members Other members designated by Loveless as representatives of the public are Frank Nye Cedar Rapids Mrs Harvey Uhlenhopp Hampton Prof C Edwin Gilmour Grin nell Donald Norberg Albia Mrs Elliott Full Iowa City Em met Tinley Council Bluffs May nard Waxenberg Davenport Eisenhower proposed to finance with revenues from an increase n postage rates His request Oost in postage on out of town etters from 3 to 5 cents faces an uphill fight in Congress Combat Slump Hagerty said I think it would be fair to describe the postal program as part of the adminis rations planning to combat the economic slump The announcement came on the leels of a Labor and Commerce Department report that the num er of unemployed had soared 1120000 last month biggest monthly rise since World War II to a total of 4494000 The White House anaouncemen said the postal program woulc operate over the next three to five years Plan Endorsed Prompt endorsement came from the National Assn of Post masters and from Richard J ray president of the AFLC10 Building and Construction Trades Department Most of the building would be financed by private interests un der the leasepurchase law which permits the government to author ze such construction under a long term lease arrangement The government eventually takes title when the buildings are paid for The White House announcemen estimated IVz billion dollars of the new program would represent pri vate investment in construction o new post offices The govern ments actual capital investmen would be 175 million a year ear marked for new mail handling de vices and other equipment for tb leased buildings plus rehabilita tion or expansion of some feder ally owned post office buildings Father 7 Children Perish in Flames ALLIANCE Ohio an smoke swirled through an ol twostory frame house earl Wednesday killing a father an suffered a crippling illness and is charles Duchen Sioux City Rob an invalid It is our desire to ert C Wyth Cedar Falls and spend our lives together at homejMrs Rolland Grefe Moines VT i Annrttnf mnnf n in Virginia Byrd a pillar of fiscal conserva tism ranks third in the Senate in seniority behind two other Demo crats Carl Hayden of Arizona and Richard Russell of Georgia Byrd head of the dominant Democratic organization which Appointment of such a commit tee was suggested last month by Prof Gilmour who said the com mittee members after drawing up a reapportionment plan should see to it that candidates in the general election next November should go on record as to whether has called the signals in Virginia they W0llld favor ilGilmour is politics for years gave notice that he will still be active on the side SEN HARRY BYRD a Profefor of political science at Grinne11 College CRASH CLAIMS 5 seven children an overloaded Firemen blame furnace stoke heavily in the zero cold Robert L Lilly 37 a stee foundries worker got his wif Barbara 29 and their 5month old son Miles out of the house But when he tried to rescue th other children the heat an smoke must have got him sai Fire Chief Milo Sights wingis Every indication is that March will commence to see the start f a pickup in job opportunities that should mark the beginning the end of the downturn in our economy provided we apply our elves with confidence to the job ahead As Americans we have responsibility to work toward the early resumption of sound growth Riehm in Blast at Coad Takes Out Filing Papers Rep Curtis G liehm RGarner Wednesday lasted Rep Merwin Coad CD most unrepresenta representative in French Ship Is Fired On TUNIS Tunisia French in our economy In setting forth steps the gov eminent already has taken or plans to take to deal with the recession Eisenhower added that patrol boat came under Tunisian small arms fire Tuesday night as t tried to leave the Bizerte naval base Tunisian sources said Wed nesday The first report of firing at a French ship came after President Habib Bourguiba told newsmen only removal of all French troops from Tunisia could restore friend ly relations with France The patrol boat was proceeding without lights from the French naval base and turned back after coming under fire informants said The Tunisian demand came in the wake of a thumping 339179 vote of support in the French Na tional Assembly for Premier Fe lix Gaillard after he defended last Saturdays bombing of the Tunisi an border village of Sakiet Sidi owa as the ive US Vashington Coad has made a lot of noise ut has accomplished nothing Riehm said Riehm an announced candi date for the Republican nomina ion for the 6th District seat held by Coad said the Boone Demo crat has voted against the in erests of the people of the Gth District He issued his charges as he ook out nomination papers for he June primary State Sen Jacob Grimstead RLake MPls and Robert Waggoner Fort Dodge former executive secre tary to Sen Thomas E Martin also have announced or the nomination President Mamie to Vacation in Georgia WASHINGTON Si President Eisenhower will fly south Thurs day for about 10 days of quail hunting and golf at Thomasville jZ The President has been fight ng a cold and hopes to get rid of it while in Georgia He and Mrs Eisenhower will be guests of George M Humph rey former secretary of the Treasury and his wife It will be the fifth year in a row the Humph reys have been their hosts at Milestone the Humphrey plan tation estate 3 Burned by Blaze at Keokuk Garage KEOKUK Wl Thre em ployes of CameronJoyce Co suf fered burns Tuesday when a flash fire destroyed a large storage garage on a farm owned by the road contracting firm A quantity of road equipment and two trucks were destroyed Injured were Harlan Baughman Logan Conners and William Har old They were taken to a Keo kuk hospital if other measures should oe needed I assure they shall be and in time To Reach Peak Secretary of Commerce Weeks has predicted that unemployment will climb to about five million this month and then commence a downward seasonal trend James C Hagerty White House press secretary was asked whether Eisenhowers prediction that joblessness will begin to de cline in March means that the administration looks for an in crease in February In direct reply Hagerty simply referred newsmen to Eisenhow ers expression of confidence that the beginning of the end will come in March Dispel Gloom Referring to the programs al ready undertaken or planned to combat the recession Eisenhow er said he was making it public to dispel false impressions and to make clear the activities of the administration in these fields Referring then to such activities he said They include action in recent months by the Federal Reserve System to ease credit with dra matic results already achieved in a greater availability of credit and lower borrowing costs Steps have been last August going back to to stimulate home Youssef as a legitimate defense against Algerian rebels Remove Troops In Tunisia Tunisian troops blockaded 15000 20000 French troops in an effort to starve the French out of their former North African colonyThe French flew in supplies by helicopter in de fiance of the Tunisian blockade Tunisian President Habib Bour guiba told newsmen in Tunis after a meeting witha string of foreign diplomats that his primary goal is the removal of French troops That and that alone can reestab lish a climate of friendship cleansed of the remains of colo nialism he said Tunisia was expected to ask for a meeting of the council on the bombing which Tunisia says left 68 dead 84 wounded and 10 miss ing Own Report Bolstered by the overwhelming support in the National Assembly the French government rushed to the permanent NATO Council in Paris its own report on Saturdays bombing The step was taken be fore any other of Frances dis turbed allies could bring upthe incident Norway had threatened to do so Tuesday In London a British Foreign Of fice spokesman told a news con ference that foreign diplomats who visited Sakiet Sidi Youssef had formed the impression that Tunisian accounts of the attack building even though we werewere generally correct disappointed by the failure ofi the Congress to authorize in terest rates that would attract mortgage money into many phas es of home construction They also include sharply steppedup expenditures on the national highway building pro gram an increase in activity under the urban renewal pro gram and a sharp increase in the first half of this year in the rate at which defense procure ment contracts will be placed with private industry SAME BUck flat tratfto death to 14 HOW CAPE CANAVERAL BOSS HANDLES Publicity Problems on Satellite Tests New York Herald New Service CAPE CANAVERAL A miniature IBM computer stands on Maj Gen Donald N Yates desk at headquarters of the Air Forces diving board to outer space the missile test cen ter Whenever anybody asks me a stupid question I just press this he the lights flash like lhe and then the machine tells me whether to answer or not Usual lines Like all good citizens he said I will never lose my interest inj RAPID CITY SD UP it tells me to keep quiet public affairs As a private in the persons were killed and six others j And that is what the dapper ranks throughout the years lalcTucsday when a B52nuistachci general has had to do come I will do all I can for good i jet bomber rammed through a i since the Navys Vanguard rock government in Virginia and the nation concrete building while landing in ci blew up on its pad last Dec 6 a squall here As an air force officer he had GEN DONALD YATES been caught between the rising anguish of the Navy and the spirited eagerness of the Army been shivering on the beaches 21 to get satellites into space hours a day waiting for some His job wasnt made any easi thing to happen and they could er by newsmen here who watch never be sure The general want every move on the launching pads cd quiet through telescopes from an opj So he made an exchange He positc beach As new launchingicalled the press to a attempts of Vanguard and Jupilons of many to follow and which terC draw nearer the tempo ofjhad been kept off the record till news stories begins to rise The Department of Defense did Ill tell you when the Van not want another spate of pubj guard or JupiterC is scheduled licity before the tojlll let you see it from about a build the nation up to a pitch ofmile away Ill give yon lele cxpcctancy only to have it let j phones Ill let cameras in But down should the taunchjno stories are to leave here until ings fail What to do The answerthe engine of the rocket burns was to trust it to Gen Yatesj All the reporters agreed who commands the base here There have beer a few siips The General made a deal with One press service once let loose reporters It was a deal based onja story giving the dale of the practicality The reporters hadjlast try It wai ig ;