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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 27, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspapei Edited for MASON CITY GLOBE i The Newspaper That M o k s All North I owans Neighbors E HOME EDITION VOL Preu tnd Unlled PreM tnlematlonal Full Wlrn MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17 7c Thin n Two SeclionnSrcllnn m Houses in 7Day Recess Pension Plan Approved FKOM ODK WIRE SKKViCES DBS Iowa Leg islature wound up the first half of its session in a flurry of activ ity Friday and then headed for a weeks recess The two houses are scheduled to return to work March 9 The Senate raced through its noncontroversial calendar pass ing a number of bills including one which would allow persons receiving state pensions to earn up to a month The bill will be sent to Gov Herschel C Loveless It would allow retired persons collecting pensions from the Iowa Public Employes Retire ment System to earn up to a year or a month and still collect their full pen sions The vote was 410 THE HOUSE meanwhile up held the electionvictory of Rep Jack Milroy RVinton over George Good Newhall Demo crat The partyline vote in sup porting Milroy was 5539 It came after a Democratic effort to new election was voted down 5339 The House also voted unani mously to uphold the election of Rep Bert K Fairchild RIda Fairchild defeated Democrat Clarence Lohff Hol in the official election can vass after Lohff was the appar ent winner on the basis of un official election night returns Rep John Mowry RMar shalllown chairman of the elec tion committee which investi gated the Milroy election said there was not one scintilla of evidence that there was thing illegal in MilrbyVelec tion victory Nov 4 THE HOUSE as expected voted to unseat Rep Stanley Watts DMurray and award his seat to Cecil Lutz Osceola Republican It approved 5645 an election committee report which declared Lutz the winner in the Nov 4 election by a mar gin of 21 votes Until the com mittee ruled Thursday Watts apparently had won election by a margin Watts who described the vot ing procedure in Osceola Coun ty as walked out of he House chamber before the vote unseating him was taken He received a standing ova lion from Democratic repre sentatives WATTS SAIDh ha planned to retire after this term his third in the House But he told the members he would be back to campaign house to house in two years and I will bury Lutz with I dont want to bury him now but I will two years from Watts is a funeral di rector Watts added Im going to go home and clean up my house trailer then Im going down to the Gulf of Mexico and fish You can stay here and decide on reapportionment and to shootj or not to shoot the mourning i Why So Anxious Await Russ Reaction to Boarding of Vessel THE LOOK OF APPREHENSION Expressions of these two Daly City mothers1 Mrs Loyal Smith left and Mrs George Smith not reflect their emotions as they gaze skyward Theirs is a feeling that only parents can know Sons Trapped Wright Involved in Rift Job Approval Delayed DES MOINES rift ap parently has developed in the Senate over confirmation o J C Wright lo another fouryear appointment as stale superin tendent of public instruction Wrights name was submitted to the legislators for tion last Jan 20 However it wasnt unlil Thursday that the Senate considered it Although Wright was called in for a questionanclanswer sesi sion the lawmakers decided nol o lake any action until aftei the The delay some legislators as serted was just to worry him for a HOWEVER others said that if a vote were taken Thursday Wright never would have been confirmed Who is behind the opposition Some legislative sources said that a small faction of Senate Democrats is opposed to Wright because he is firmly backed by Ihe Iowa State Education Assn These Democrats they said call the ISEA a propaganda branch 3f Republican fttrcr reliable sVf if r c e s ported that Wrighfs appoint ment is opposed by both are strenu ously against any push for school reorganization Some people in rural areas A COLLAR TO END EM Mendel ODowcl daschuncl owned by Helen Ohio came up with a sore tail he started biting it The liololnx Mendels beatup tail hut he developed a disposition A vclerinarinn then fashioned this no bite collar Mendels constant chewing not only aggravated disposition MO better but his tail is said that AP Photofax NOW THEY CAN RELAX The look of fear on the faces of the mothers above later turned to tears of joy as volunteers rescue their sons ages 5 and 6 from a sharp cliff The boys had been miss ing 17 hours and had been sought by the Coast Guard helicopters bloodhounds and 100 firemen and police Warm Trend Thaws Sleet Light rain and snow fell in North Iowa Friday Temperatures in the southern half of the slate were above freezing The sleel made driving treacherous in spots and some schools closed when it appeared that buses would have difficulty in making their rounds A rising mercury however broke up the ice by noon The low readings during the night ranged from 13 al Mason City to 36 at Lamoni and Otlum wa Actually Mason Citys low came in the early evening hours Thursday before a warming trend set in before midnight The mercury is expected lo drop Saturday morning to lows of around 12 above in the ex treme northwest to the upper 20s in the southeast Temperatures Saturday and Sunday will be about the same Friday readings Khrushchev Gets Blame for Failure of Meeting LONDON7 British newspapers oh both sides of the po litical fence united Friday in blaming1 Soviet Premier Nikila Khrushchev because Prime Minister Harold Macmillan had ob laincd no concessions from Ihe Soviel in his Moscow visit Even newspapers of the Labor opposition conceded Mac millan had done his best Macmillan himself had promised only lo rclurn with informa tion He had warned he was going on a reconnaissance mission just dont wan their lillle red schoolhouse lo one legislalor commented He de clined lo permit his name to be published Sen Jack Schroeder RDav majority floor leader he had heard rumors some Democrats oppose Wright because of his ISEA backing SCHROEDER SAID he per sonally favors Wrights appoint ment and J feel confident he eventually will be Some sources reporl lhal a move is underway to gel a bill in the nol un til after Wrights confirmation would lake away Ihe Senales power of confirming Ihe slale superintcndenl The superinlcndent at nresenl is appointed by the Board of Public Inslruclion and Ihen con firmed by the upper house Schroeder said such legisla lion wouldnl stand a chance a Ihis lime Such a bill woul have great he said and place responsibility will the elected Wright 56 is former super inlendenl of schools al Keokuk He became the first appointee slale superinlendent of public inslruclion in 1955 under a new stale law He makes year Capital More Gloomy in Berlin By MARGUERITE HIGGINS New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON pessimis tic reversal in United Slates estimates of Soviel intentions on Berlin lias begun and Hi Jalcsl pronouncements by Prc micr Khrushchev have give this trend a mighty push The crucially i m p o r I a n changes in the assessment o Ihc situation as made by Amcri can experts on the cold wa are Ihese Inslcad of leaning to th theory Hint the Russians arc anxious lo get theheat ou of the Berlin situation am therefore to negotialc seriously on the German crisis it now is believed doubtful that the for eign ministers conference pro posed by the indeed any sorl of meeting presently acceptable to the to try lo break the ice and some feeling of Ihe general situ British spokesmen in Moscow j admitted Thursday after their chief flew to Kiev for the sight seeing porlion of his trip that the feeling Macmillan got was that both Ihe Soviets and the West so far were standing firm on lhe related issues of divided Germany and West Ber lin Brilons generally had hopcdjof him He was crushed for more As a resull Macmil lans Irip was widely lermed a Falling Tree Kills Rural Waverly Man TRIPOLI Bier mann 31 rural Waverly was killed Thursday when he was cutting timber Authorities re ported that Biermann cut down a tree and it fell in the wrong direction glanced off a standing Iree and crashed down on lop BILL DISCARDED The papers agreed thai MOINES W A pro posal to allow cities lo appro priate lax money to aid local Iransit systems in financial failure hevs speech Tuesday pouring cold water on the Western pro posals for a foreign minislers conference on Germany had wrecked Ihe British Soviet neeting trouble is in Ihe this session of the Iowa Legislature It was killed by the Senate Thursday by a vole of 346 J C WRIGHT HONOR SATELLITES BUDAPEST UPI Ameri cas Vanguard rocket and Rus sias Sputniks will be cofcahired on a new Hungarian poslage stamp it was reported Friday Mason City Parlly cloudy Fri day night and Saturday No important temperature changes Highs Saturday 32 36 Lows Friday night near 15 Iowa Generally fair F r i d a y night and Saturday Somewhat colder southwest half Friday night Lillie temperalure change Saturday Highs Sat urday 30s north to 40s south Lows Friday night 15 north to upper 20s extreme south Fur ther cloudy with lillle temperature change Sunday Five day Iowa Temperatures will average 3 lo 5 degrees above normal Saturday through next Wednesday Nor mal highs arc 36 north to 44 south Normal lows are 17 north to 22 soulh Rather mild at beginning of period but turning colder Monday or Tuesday Precipilalion will average 10 of an inch or less falling as light rain or snow Monday Minnesota Light snow lilUe lempcralure change Highs Salurday 2838 Globe Gazelle weather data p lo 8 Friday Maximum 33 Minimum LI At 8 M be under way by Russias Her lin ultimatum dale of May 27 THIS IS THE the Soviets threaten lo turn over control of Western access routes lo Ber lin o the EastGerman Com munists as p a r I of an an nounced plan to oust Western influence from Ihp It is additionally a growing view here thai even if some sort of EastWest lalks or prep arations for lalks were in mill Uie Rus sians now are 1 i k e 1 y lo go ahead with plans lo lurn over their powers in Ber iin lo Ihe Easl C o m immisls and thus be gin Hie proc e s s which could lead lo i n t e rference wilh Allied Iraffic and possibly armed incidents This is in nolable contrast lo cautious dopes raised by First ot HIGGINS Khrushchev had realized iie had gone too close o the brink in giving an ultimatum to Llie Western Powers on Berlin and thai Moscows maneuvers were intended lo got him off the ulli maliim Now il appears thai Die op posite may be true Tlie evi dence shows that Prcmici Khruslichev is in the cockiest of moods and thinks thai Ihc not Russia is on Ihe hook in Berlin So the thinking goes why should the Russians hold lalks cfore May 21 so as lo make nlcnialioniil life more com ortablo and lake the Wesl out of the Berlin dilemma In the Western view this is jvery disturbing because the Russians seem once again to be miscalculating Ihe Wests de termination about standing by its obligations lo free Berlin IT IS BELIEVED mare than liklcy that Khrushchev may be encouraged by Hie Wcsls recenl Premier L Mikoyan when during his visil her lie indicated hat llic laic could be extended many lo push the Berlin crisis lo the brink in he hopes the West into of ulUmaluml1 ikind of unplanned summit con iferencc he has always wanted Treaty Covers Action Everything in Order WASHINGTON Ml Tim Stale Department awaited 4 report from Ihc Navy Friday before communicating with Mos cow on the boarding and high seas search of a Soviet trawler by a U S Navy team n a surprise action U S sailors briefly boankd the trav ler in fishing waters off foundlaiKl Thursday They re ported nothing to indicate tho Hussions had anything to dn in Icntiomilly with recent breaks in transatlantic cables What might hnvc happened by accident wls an open question A SPOKESMAN said State Department would communicate with the Soviet Union through diplomatic channels as soon ai a full report is received After searching the trawler Ihc Navy lcnm reported No indications of intentions other than Tho quick negative report lessoned the polential impact of the incident on already touchy U relations There was no immediate in dication how Moscow might re Nations jealous oftheir sov ereignty often resent the board ing of tlicir ships by men of an other nation The Soviet vessel is the traw ler Novorossisk with a crew of il men and women The Navy reported the captain was friend y rind con live REPORTS HAD BEEN circo luting that the Russian ships ac tually were doing more of a job of spying than fishing The United Slates acted under nn international agree m c n t which the Defense Department said authorizes investigations by naval ships of official docu of other ships suspected of damaging and interfering with cables under the high Both Ihc Unilcd States and the are signers of Hi p agreement Five transatlantic cables have been damaged since last Satur day in the area off Newfound land Fishing vessels of many nations operate in that area and accidental cable damage some Jmcs occurs in normal deep sea fishing opera I ions BUT THE Pentagon said that icrial rcconnalsance by Amer cnn planes confirmed extend ed operations of Novorossisk in he area of the cable breaks at he lime the breaks Under orders from the com The crux of these precisely Ihe namlcr in chief of the Atlantic as summed up by one official i mc kjnr of Soviot briiikmanFleet Adm Jerauld Wright jship was practicedduring Ihc fivemen from Ihe anlisubmar s this UNTIL ABOUT mosl weak ago of Washington felt that Bulletin Lebanon crisis and came within an inch of success Bul il also came wilhin inches of a shooting war Unless pressures can be brought for still anolher re versal of Moscows line Ihc nionlh of May promises lo be inescapably a monlh where Ihc KANSAS CITY Mo Kansas City Friday was is the sitt for the Agricultural Hall of jingconflicl officials concede West wil be faced wilh Ihc choice of backing down or risk Truck Tractor Collide Hampton Farmer Killed HAMPTON Roberf rural Hampton WAS killed instantly about 3 p m Thursday tht tractor ht was driving was struck by a truck Franklin County authorities said the accident happened 3V milessouth of Hampton on Highway 65 Shroyer farmed near the accident scene and appar ently was on his way home from a neighbors farm when the accident happened The trucker Irl Palmer 27 Centrafia was not in jured He appeared in Justice E A Saxfons court and was freed on S100 bond on a charge of failing to have prop er clearance for passing Authorities said Palmer and Shroyer both were headed south when Palmer attempted to pass the tractor The right front fender of the truck hit the tractor and it overturned Shroyer is survived by his wife and two children He was the son of Mr and Mrs R A Shroyer incradar picket ship Roy 0 Hale climbed aboard the No vorossisk al noon Thursday The trawler was about 120 miles off St Johns Newfound land in international waters Wright ordered the boarding parly lo make the check under a provision of an 3888 treaty to protect cables Although it was the czarisl government of Rus sia which originally joined in he treaty officials here said Ihc Soviet government adhered lo il in 192G ZW1LLMAN BURIED NEWARK N J UPI Fu neral services were held Fri day for Abner Longie Zwill man He will best be remem bered as perhaps the last of the jboolieg barons He hanged him isclf Thursday SAME ;