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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 6, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Homt VOL 91 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors Associated and United International Full Uase Wire MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 6 I960 7o Copy TM Paper Conslil of Two On HOME fDITJOl tto 74 29 vacationers killed i in East Coast c rash P te Congress members in clover They live high compared to British cousins By TOM NELSON WASHINGTON pared to the economic rewards of their British legislative cou sins members of the US Con gress are in clover salary of a year comfortable air conditioned of fices government paid help free postage stamps and tele phone calls and promise of an annual pension are provided the American legisla tor The salary alone is more than four times that paid the British member of The working conditions are lavish in comparison EACH OF THE 537 congress men has his own offices and personal staff housed in four big office buildings Senators have a new million miniature railroad to carry them between the capitol itself and their office buildings Until recently some senators were limited to threeroom of fice suits Completion of a sec ond senate office building at a cost of expanded this Similarly conditions will im prove for House members with in a few years when a third of Yfice building is finished as part of a million construction program now under way on Cap 1N IOWA coiikl be that the current wave of anti Semitism lias reached Iowa but Marshalltown authorities believe that this nazi swas tika painted on the Jewish Synagogue there was the work of juveniles Someone thought it was funny said police chief Delos Doolcy but its no joke Al PholoUx 2 issues facing solons HIDDEN IN SWAMP A portion of the fuselage of the National Airlines DC6 which crashed in North Carolina is partially hidden in the swampy AP Photofax brushland Thirtyfour lost their lives when the craft exploded and crashed during the night itol Hill Each senator may hire as many clerks as he can fit into an allowance that ranges up to about a year for a sen ator from a large state The top assistant to a senator may be paid as much as a year FOR HOUSE members office payroll allotments run about a year with a annual limit on the salary of a top assistant A House member may have eight if his district is particularly big Each congressman is entitled to spend up to a year to rent space back in his home clis Albert Lea incidents continuing ALBERT LEA Minn UPI incidents still were plaguing Albert Lea arid Free born Cruty Wednesday as the Wilson and Co strike continues There have been reports of threatening telephone calls broken windows at the homes of nonstrikers and scattered vandalism in the county TWO MEN Carlisle Stanek and Peter La Point were to appear in Municipal Court on a charge of assault against By ron Berg a nonunion worker Berg filed the chargeafter an incident at a local American Legion Club The Minnesota National Guard which was called out four weeks ago to put down picket line vio lence pulled out this week How ever no new trouble has been reported at the plant gales be ing patrolled by a special force of deputies replacing the Guard Bergs home was one of two where windows were shatlerec two nights ago The other wa the home of Kenneth Evans a company personnel employe The son of a local grocer who i 4 1 r il 11H auii Ul a 1UVU1 KlUtCJ Will tnct plus for the expenses has advcrtised Wilson products of running that office renorted Each is entitled to free mail ing privileges for business let ters In addition a congressman may draw up to worth of airmail and special delivery stamps annually There are free telegraph and telephone privileges A sena tors allowance runs from to a year House mem bers have a comparable allow ance based on a complicated receiving a threatening phone call Tuesday night U N I TED PACKINGHOUSE Workers officials here denied Wednesday that any headway vas being made by a competin union to organize workers An official ofthe National Brother aood of Packinghouse Worker of America AFLCIO also sak in Des Moines that an attemp was being made to recruit mem THERE ARE stationery al lowances too For a House member this is fixed at a year Further there are taxpayer subsidized radio and television studios for recording broadcasts to the voters back home Gym facilities including a small swimming pool for senators Free haircuts for senators An allowance of 20 cents a mile to cover travel to and from each session of congress The basic salary of a British M P is only a year They grumble they have no job secur ity or pensions and not even an office to call their own Fringe benefits are small by U S standards The British legislators are allowed only free travel between Parliament and their constituency and an income tax credit for postage secretarial assistance and other minor outofthe pocket ex penses Unlike US lawmakers they get no outright allowances for office rental and employes sta tionery communications free mail telephone calls or tele grams WARMER Iowa Warmer Wednes day night lows 2024 Contin ued mild Thursday highs 32 38 Considerable cloudiness with chance of light snow in northern counties north ol Highway 20 owa Considerable cloudiness warmer Wednesday night lows in the 20s Chance of light snow Thursday contin ued mild highs 3242 Further cloudy mod erate temperatures Friday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average near or slightly above n o fm a 1 Thursdaj through next Monday After noon highs will average 26 de grees in the north to 33 in the south Overnight lows wil average 8 degrees in the north to 14 in the south It will be warmer t h e first of the period colder about Saturday then warmer again about Mon day Precipitation will aver age about 10 of an inch oc curring as snow about Satur day Minnesota Flurries not s cold Highs Thursday 2232 GlobeGazette weather date up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum 23 5 bers from among both non union workers and UPWA strik ers in Albert Lea UPWA leaders however dis counted such reports and sai the competing union was a com panydominated group that ha been before durin strikes in sharp rebound lowans awoke Wednesday morning to find theweather a ot better than they had reason o expect Temperatures around the state were as much as 41 de uces warmer than at the same ime Tuesday For instance Spencer had a reading of 24 de grees whereas the mercury dipped to 17 below Tuesday morning Mason City had a morning reading of 23 degrees compared o 14 below Tuesday morning The high pressure system Airliner down in swamp 5 in crew also die FROM OUR WIRE SERVICKS BOLIVIA NC Thirtyfour persons died early Wednesday when a National Airlines plane carrying vacationers from New York to Florida crashed with explosive violence in a coastal swamp A witness said there were bodies scattered all over the field Some of the victims were wearing life jackets indicating they may have had last second warning of a possible ocean crash A partlyinflated life raft was found near the wreckage of the DC6 AT LEAST 22 bodies had been found The 29 passengers died by a flip of fates coin They were among 105 booked on a jet air liner But crewmen found a crack in the jets windshield and it was ordered out of service The 105 passengers were di vided between two smaller pro pellerdriven planes on a first come firstserved basis at two different airport gates One plane flew to the Florida sun shine without incident The other carried its charges to in stant death The crash was the nations first major air tragedy of 1960 and gave commercial aviation a bad start on the new year after 1959 the worst in seven years The dead included 29 pas sengers mostly from the New York metropolitan area and five crew members Congress convenes AntiSemitism wave rolls on vhich brought the surge of cold air over the state Tuesday had rapidly moved eastward out of the state The Weather Bureau said it would be much warmer Wednes day night Afternoon highs ranged from 24 to 36 degrees Top readings Tuesday were from zero at Mason City to 16 at Burlington Lows of 18 to 24 are predicted for Thursday morning and afternoon temperatures will be about the same as those of Wed nesday Continued mild weather is forecast for Friday On ffie Editorials Page 4 Society news 89 Clear Lake news Tl Sports 7314 North Iowa news 16 Mason City news 1819 Latest markets 19 Comics 21 THE WRECKAGE strewn over 12 acres of the junglelike Green Swamp area was broken into three main pieces Several of the 203 residents of Bolivia reported hearing an explosion Hn The DC6 was last heard from at a m At that time the plane was just south of Wilming ton when the pilot made a check The flight plan called for the plane to hug the coast on the leg from New York to Wilmington then to swing out to sea for the overwater leg to Palm Beach Weather conditions were to dic tate when the plane was to turn over the Atlantic CLOUDS AND RAIN lay in the planes route as it passed Wilmington But said a spokes man the big coach should have found clearing skies south of Wilmington Airlines officials said the craft had enough gaso line to remain aloft until a m It was due at Miami at a m It had left New York at p m Word that the plane was miss ing touched off a widespread search along the coast A NAL plane less than two months ago crashed into the Gulf of Mexico killing 42 per sons aboard It was on a flight rom Miami to New Orleans Most of the bodies and remain unrecovered BERLIN At The wave of antiSemitism rolled on around the world Wednesday There were new reports that swastikas and antiJewish slo gans have appeared in Communist East Germany Mexico and Canadas West Coast reported the first such incidents in their areas Potsdam Jewish country tradesman was painted during the night on the foundation of the Franklin D Roosevelt monu ment overlooking the harbor of Oslo Norway Religious and government leaders kept up a chorus of con demnation Police officials particularly in West Germany and West Berlin carried on diligent investigations to determine what was behind the outbursts of hate mongering that began witli the smearing of a new synagogue in Cologne Christmas Eve The first reports of antiJew ish slogans in East Germany came in West Berlin newspa pers The paper BZ said Com munist police found a swastika and thenowfamiliar words Ju den Raus Jews get out painted on a shop window in a workmans district of East Ber lin WASHINGTON Wi Congress convened Wednesday with two explosive issues on the early agenda and a presidential elec tion breathing down its collec tive neck Civil education arc the issues likely fo figure in early battles A half dozen other hot measures are bound to generate partisan squabbles and heated words The second session of the 86tli Congress will provide the sound ing board for at least five sen ators eying the Democratic presidential nomination Vice President Richard M Nixon who has an apparent strangle hold on the Republican nomina tion also sits in the Senate as presiding officer IN ADDITION 33 senators and all 437 members of the House are up for reelection or replacement this fall In that atmosphere the ses sion may set a record for sheer volume of oratory Party leaders already have set a tentative adjournment date 4 a week before the Democratic national convention starlsin Los Angclesand three weeks before the Republicans Another West Berlin paper re ported an antiJewish slogan painted at Oranienburg in the Communist area north of Ber BZ said someone who said he represented the neoNazi Na tional Youth of Germany had telephoned demanding that the paper stop printing items about neoNazi organizations or there vill be consequences you will not be able to overlook The Vest Berlin police said steps vere being taken to ban the Na ional Youth group as well a he League of Nationalist Stu dents Most of the men arrested in Germany so far are under 2C oo young to have been Nazis m the Hitler era Yet these youths mouth Nazi slogans anc leap vitriol on Jews It is all too clear that Hitlers deas are sfill alive in Germany Hatred still exists waiting to be used by demagogues AP Photofax SENATE GETS NEW new electric cars make the first offi Senate Office Building and the Capitol cial trips over the dual rail tracks of The cars which can carry 36 riders the million subway linking the new cost each Two killed in crash at Bluffs COUNCIL BLUFFS UPI Two persons were killed early Wednesday when a car skidded on an icy curve east of here slammed into a bridge railing and crashed into a creek bed One of the victims was driver Larry Jessen 19 Wiota who was thrown from the car The other victim was a hitch hiker Jessen and a companion had picked up in Omaha The hitchhiker carried no identifi cation and authorities were at tempting to trace his identity The other passenger in the car was Ronald Sluka 22 Badger Minn who was the only one of the three to remain in the car De Gaulle to visit U S in late April WASHINGTON UPI The White House Wednesday an nounced plans for a state visit y French President Charles de iaulle to the United States be ginning April 22 De Gaulle orig nally had expected to visit Washington beginning April 19 ut with the delay in the East West summit meeting until mid May his visit will begin a few days later The French presi dent will first visit in Canada Then go to Washington where lie will remain until April 25 Iowa may obtain former radar site DES MOINES WVThe Legis lative Interim Committee went to Dallas Center Wednesday to look over a former radar inter ceptor squadron site the state may be able to acquire for practically nothing Members of the Board of Control said Tues day they would like to use the site fo give vocational training to prisoners at Anamosa and Fort Madison RAYBURN IS 78 WASHINGTON House Speaker Sam Rayburn as peppery and vigorous as he was 20 years ago observed his birthday Wednesday gather in Chicago Minor housekeeping details occupied Wednesdays Senate and House sessions On hand to succeed the late William Langer RND in the Senate was an other Republican former Gov Norman Brunsdale IN THE HOUSE Republican John Kyi of Iowa succeeds tho late Steven Carter a Democrat When they are sworn in the Democratic majority will be 65 to 35 in the Senate and 280 to 153 in the House There will be four House vacancies President Eisenhower deliv ers his annual State of the Union message Thursday to a joint session He is expected to stress the peace and prosperity theme already adopted by ths GOP as its I960 campaign slo gan Since this is a continuation of last years Congress the 1959 organization carries over along with some 12000 bills and reso lutions not acted on in the last session ADAMS DIES AMES Chevalier Adams 58 died at his home here Wed nesday after a heart attack Adams was president of the Col legiate Manufacturing Co and a vice president of the College Savings Bank in Ames He wai a member of the Iowa State Uni versity Athletic Council SAME IOWA SAFETY DEPARTMENT FIGURES Persons unknown caused death of Mason City man The cause of an injury which at the inquest said Wednesday later resulted in Arthur just cant find out anything sons death remains a mystery A coroners jury Tuesday eve ning decided that persons or means as yet unknown caused the injury to Andersons bowel Anderson 49 638 6th S E died Saturday after being ad mitted to a hospital Friday morning MASON CITY POLICE con ducted an investigation after learning that Anderson may have been beaten before his hospitalization and death The information was introduced at an inquest in the Cerro Gordo County Courthouse Tuesday The police were unable 4o un cover any new information Assistant County Attorney Howard Dresser who assisted about that part of the case The coroners jury verdict states that a bloodclot caused Andersons death and that the clot was a complication of a severe injury to the abdomen sustained in an unknown man ner The jury also concluded that a scuffle between Anderson and Jerry Cahalan early on the morning of Jan 1 was not the cause of such abdominal in jury George W Hannaman man ager of the Lehigh Portland Ce ment Co plant where Anderson was employed said he had been told by telephone that a man dressed like Anderson was seen being beaten by three other men early New Years Day That occurred in a tavern at about 4 am according to the informa tion given Hannaman HANNAMAN LATER told coroners jury that Charles T Pinneke was the man who had called on the telephone Pinneke said he had heard Tuesday morning at Leons Tap 23 1st N E that on the morning of Jan 1 three men had beaten a fourth man at The Outskirts 25th NW Pinneke said he heard the fourth man was clothed in the manner of Anderson on the night he worked Dr Paul Potter Park Hospi tal pathologist who performed an autopsy after Andersons death testified that death was caused by the lodging of a blood clot in the area around Ander sons heart The clot could ;