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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 25, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE T H I NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS EDITION VOL LXIV Associated Prest and United Prest Full Lease Wirei Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 25 1958 Paper Consists Two No 119 Uncover Situation FCC Case Continues FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Chairman Oren Harris said Tuesday his House subcommittee investigating the Federal Communications Commission has uncovered a very bad situation which con ceivably could result in jail sen tences for some persons Harris made the statement aft er Thurman A Whiteside Miami attorney had testified about a complicated financial relationship between himself and Richard A Mack of the Federal Communica tions Commission Harris lectured Whiteside after hearing from him that Mack has an interest in a Miami insurance agency that does business with the operator of the TV Channel 10 station Whiteside said the insurance stock was not registered in Macks name but was held under verbal agreement and had paid Mack in four years White side said he himself has not anything from the insur ance firm His stock interest is twice that of Mack Doesnt Agree Whiteside who has testified he tried once to help National Air lines get the Miami Channel 10 said he did not know and couk not agree that he had violated a statute Harris quoted a portion of the Federal Communications L a w prohibiting a commissioner from owning stock in any company with business before the FCC Whiteside said he had testified that Mack had an ownership in terest in an insurance company that was an insurer for Public Service Television Inc a Na tional Airlines subsidiary which won the TV channel Whiteside said the insurance company was not one that was in the prohibi tion Harris said Whiteside had told the committee he had said he would be helpful to Public Serv ice and that about the time this was going on Whiteside got ad mitted to the FCC bar in Sep tember or October 1955 Read From Law Harris read from the law say ing no person who has partici pated in presentation of a case before the FCC shall make addi tional representation without giv Senate Battle on Postal Bill Opens Inquiry Is OKU by Ropes Railroad Case Pressure Told AP Photofax BIPARTISAN TALK Adlai Stevenson the Democratic presidential candidate in tional security Stevenson agreed to work 1952 and 1956 leans over for some close talk with Secretary of State Dullesbef ore a conference on the foreign aspects of na with Dulles to develop understanding and supporfefor theArfnrimstrations foreign aid program Bigwigs Close Ranks in Support of Foreign Aid WASHINGTON W Republi can and Democratic bigwigs closed ranks Tuesday in a pitch for public support of the 33900 000000 foreign aid program Both parties paraded their brightest stars before an allday national conference on foreign meeting of about 120C civic educational church and a Miami attorney ing notice Whiteside who has pictured himself as fre quently doing services free for friends said he arranged the in surance interest at no present cost to Mack so his friend could have a place to come to a busi ness to follow when his public service ended Whiteside has testified he in tervened with Mack in the con test for the potentially lucrative TV Channel 10 in Miami but was never an attorney in that case and was acting only out of friend Ice Jams in Iowa Backing Up Rivers Springlike weather whiffed across Iowa again Tuesday Southerly winds brought warm er air into the state after a cold frontand sharp winds halted the upward rise of temperatures Monday Spencer and Sioux City had the state high of 55 and Du buque was the coolest with 47 Mason City had 50 Temperatures generally were below freezing Tuesday morning with low readings varying from 25 at Spencer and Burlington to 36 at Council Bluffs The rapid thaw of the past two days caused at least three rivers1 veterans leaders at the Statler Hotel President Eisenhower will make the climactic address Tues day night Former President Tru man was tabbed for a luncheon speaker Secretary of State Dulles was leadoff speaker and was fol lowed to the platform by Adlai Stevenson 1952 and 1956 Demo cratic presidential nominee Economic Health Dulles repeated many of the familiar arguments for foreign aid and added a new one It creates jobs for American work ers Stevenson appealed for a sus tained thoughtthrough and co ordinated foreign aid program which would help underdeveloped countries to economic and social health and self reliance without military strings Dulles and Stevenson both urged support for the program without a glimmer of partisanship Then came Truman In a pre pared speech he said the confer ence was a good example of a bipartisan approach to a foreign policy and that partisan poli tics ought to stop at the waters edge Truman then asked Why havent we come forward with some new ideas ideas to compare with Point Four the Marshall Plan the Atlantic Trea ty Technical Aid These programs of technical aid militaryeconomic aid and mutual defense grouping in Europe were developed while Truman was president We live today in a dearth of DES M01NES OP The Iowa Commerce Commission would velcome an investigation of its perations Commissioner John Ropes said Tuesday Ropes was commenting on the request of Claude Davis repre sentative of the railroad brother loods in Iowa Davis asked the LegislativeInterim Committee Monday for a probe of commis sion procedures in granting the Rock Island Railroad authority to remove two passenger trains Own Rules Davis said the commission had not adhered to the Iowa law and its own rules He said the public was given no opportunity to pro test suspension of the trains which operated between Cedar Rapids and Manly and between Cedar 1st Class Rate Is Big Issue Ike Wants 5Cent Fee AP Photofax SEE WORLD BY SENSE and Mrs John Good Davenport seem to sense security as they admire the brides wedding ring But they can tell the beauty of the ring only by touch since both are blind Four Youngsters Hurt in Crash West of Cresco children of Mr and Mrs Vernon Otto farmers in ideas Trumansaid The clock Rapids and Burlington We would welcome an investi gation of everything including the pressures the brotherhoods put on us Ropes said He said it was true as Davis coritended that the commission was visited by President Downing Jenks of the Rock Island but he said The brotherhoods came to us oo and they threatened us with political annihilation if allowed he passenger t r a i n s to be re moved The brotherhoods are in terested in keeping the trains run ning in order to keep their men working Thorough Check Howard Center were hospitalized Monday at Mercy Hospital following a onecar crash on Highway 9 west of here while they were on their way to attend Cresco public school The car driven by Wayne 16 has been turned back to the 1920s Lets run the hands of the clock up to date with new ideas to meet todays problems Other bigname speakers in cluded Vice Prseident Nixon Sec retary of Defense McElroy Di rector Allen W Dulles of the Cen We made a thorough investiga tion of ticket revenues on the two ines and operated strictly within our rules and past precedents in granting the railroad request Ropes said that under commis sion rules a 15day period is re quired to allow time for protests in cases where a railroad pro poses to remove its last passenger train service on any given line This however does not apply to the case in question because the two trains removed by the Rock Island were not the last passen ger service on the lines Ropes said The Weather Mason City Mostly fair and warmer Tuesday night low 33 36 Partly cloudy with chance of brief shower and turning 1 colder Wednesday high lower 50s Iowa Increasing cloudiness and warmer Tuesday night low 3 northeast 45 southwest Parti cloudy and colder widely scat tered showers Wednesday Minnesota Mostly cloudy mild High Wednesday 3550 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 50 Minimum 28 At 8 am 35 YEAR AGO Maximum 42 Minimum 34 hit a patch of icy pavement left tral Intelligence Agency and ship for an applicant anc creeks to leave their banks the road and rolled into a ditch Presidential Science Adviser1 He told the House investigators Ice Pams vverc fonon 1 he opposite side o the high James R Killian Jr BOTH BUND A Wonderful World Say Newlyweds DAVENPORT a won derful world for newlyweds Mr and Mrs John Good although they see it through sense and sound because they are blind They exchanged vows at a Lu heran Church here and later vere honored at a reception at the Davenport Lions Club Blind lenter where they met last Sep tember Although the span of their years is wide they share common nterests of music and reading from Braille Both attended the owa Braille and Sight Saving School at Vinton In their small apartment are items which link them to thej rld they can feel but not Recordings of the best music with the titles in Braille a television set to listen to and current mag azines printed in Braille The Goods have a piano which Mrs Good plays She writes mu sic and verse some of which has been published Also she plays WASHINGTON Senate opened a longdelayed floor de bate Tuesday on proposed higher postal rates with the key issue whether the letter rate will be 4 or 5 cents President Eisenhower has been urging higher postal rates almost ever since he took office in 1953 as a means of reducing deficits in the Post Office Department But the issue has not reached he Senate floor during his ad ministration until Tuesday al hough t h e House twice has passed rate increase measures S700 Million Deficif Before the Senate is a bill to raise postal rates by 700 to 750 million dollars The current years postal deficit is estimated at 700 million Included is a provision making the letter rate on non local mail 5 cents for three years from July 1 1958 to June 30 1961 Letters within a city would go for 4 cents The permanent rate would be 4 as compared with the present 3 cents Majority Leader Lyndon B Johnson DTex said an effort would be made to tie pay in creases for the 500000 postal workers to the rate bill The administration is offering Tuesday that G T Baker presi dent of National Airlines sought to employ him on a fee basis but he declined He said he told Baker he was being helpful on behalf of Nationals subsidiary Public Service Television Inc which eventually won the chan nel backing up water and causingjway It required 138 stitches to Hog Stealer Is Put on Probation ALBERT LEA Minn WVJohn Diesman 18 Oakland Minn who admitted stealing and selling some worth hogs was placed on five years probation Monday Judge Warren Plunkett ordered as a condition probation that Diesman give up cars liquor and an easy life The youth also will take a job on a farm to pay back about half of the value of the stolen hogs some lowland flooding U S 52 north of Dubuque was inundated or a brief time Monday night when Little Maquoketa Creek overflowed its banksi Ice jammed against the Wa sash Railroad bridge north of Shenandoah forced the East Nish nabotna River to overflow The Raccoon River rose more than two feet at Van Meter before ice downstream broke free close wounds in Waynes face and head Marlys 15 suffered a frac tured wrist and leg injuries Mar lin 13 was not seriously injured but was hospitalized for treat ment of stomach injuries Diane 18 received minor injuries and was released from the hospital Monday afternoon Sheriff Haven saidthe car was totally demolished EgyptSyria Merger Recognized by U S WASHINGTON United States recognized Monday the United Arab Republic mergm Egypt and Syria Ambassador Raymond A Hare handed a note to the Foreign Of fice in Cairo extending recogni tion and expressing good wishes the State Department said The The big rally was stageman aged by Eric Johnston movie czar and partlime presidential aide RALLY PROPOSED PATERSON NJ UP The Patersoa Evening News Tues day proposed a Believe in America Week campaign March 2329 as a means of stimulating the United States economy and averting a depression Indian Woman Found Slain in Sioux City SIOUX CITY UP A young Indian woman was found fatally stabbed Tuesday on the east side of the city police reported Mamie Crowe 22 Winnebago Navaho Missile Destroyed in Air CAPE CANAVERAL Fla tfl The last of the Air Force Navaho missiles lost engine power 20 sec onds after launching Tuesday anc had to be destroyed It plungei into the ocean a few miles off th missile test center while hundred watched from nearby beaches The Air Force had disclosed was lost as the result of an ac that this would be the last of itsicident when she was four years series of five test Nayahos old The missile built by North American Aviation Co Los An geles was designed to travel 5 300 miles at supersonic speeds up to three times or more the speed the mandolin Mrs Good was born with a de fective optic nerve but her sight Neb was found with knife wounds across her body Police said she died of the wounds The authorities were holding an In dian companion Pat Eagle also 22 on suspicion of the slaying of sound However the Navaho program was canceled last July because of the rapid development of intercontinental ballistic mis siles which could deliver heavier loads at much greater speeds Car Crash Injuries Are Fatal to lowan IOWA CITY Meyer 76 Parnell died at a hospital here early Tuesday of injuries suffered in a twocar collision Feb 18 on a gravel road two miles southwest of Iowa City about 160 million dollars of an nual increases to the employes Democrats are pushing a bill which would total about 320 mil lion Favor Idea Postal unions favor tying the two together with the idea that Eisenhower would not veto a big ger pay increase than he wants if it meant killing higher rates The Senate bill also would boost the cost of air mail letters from 6 to 8 cents require a 3 cent stamp on printed post cards and raise rates on second and third class mail 60 to 66 per cent Several Democrats are seeking to knock the 5cent stamp out of the bill leaving the flat 4cent rate The 5cent provision was adopted by a 76 vote in commit tee The Republican leadership plans to try to retain the tem porary 5cent rate Both sides expect a close vote Proceeds from the 5cent tamp would be earmarked for modernization of post offices over the nation This rate would add about 175 millions annually to the yield expected from a straight 4cent stamp The youth admitted taking thelarger was voted by the Egyp hogs from farms in Minnesota andtan and Syrian people Feb 22 Iowa and selling them at packing plants Ruthven Girl Struck by Auto Is Killed RUTHVEN W Barbara Jo Henaman 6 was pulling her wagon along a gravel road near her farm home about sunset Monday A car authorities said was driven by Olaf Nelson 75 of near Ruthven also was traveling along the same road The car SAME struck the girl killing her Blkck WHICH ONE HAS THE of the day Which member of the Thomas E Shrewsbury family Charleston W Va has the measles Is it left to Joseph 10 Jeanette 8 Thomas 0 AP IMiotnfax 7 Sandra G Steven 4 Terry 2 or Sharon I Regardless ol which one you choose youre right They all have None of them ieels very good about it but think of their poor mother Committee Approves Federal Wage Hikes WASHINGTON UP The House Post Office and Civil Serv ice Committee Tuesday approved pay raises totalling nearly one billion dollars for about 1500000 postal and white collar govern ment workers The proposed raises would be nearly double the boost the administration recom mended The measure provides an av erage 15 per cent increase for postal workers and 11 per cent to civil service workers Marine Canine Hero of Okinawa Buried COSTA MESA Calif It was Taps Tuesday for Oki Alsa tian shepherd dog decorated for saving the lives of 151 Marines during the invasion of Okinawa The El Toro Marine Air Station assigncd two men in dress uni form to blow Taps over Okis grave Oki died last week of old age He had lived 15 years ;