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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 14, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tot the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE NiWSPAPER T H AT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHIORS HOME EDITION VOL Associated Preu and United Press full 7e A MASON CITY JANUARY 14 1959 Piper oi Two Thick Fog Blamed for 5 Road Deaths Friction Develops in GOP New Debate Over Policy FROM OUR HlKK SERVICES DES M01NES A widening split among Republican members of the Iowa Senate appeared to be developing Wednesday because of friction between the old and new Senate leadership The cleavage developed during a Senate GOP caucus Tuesday when Sens John Walker RWil liams and Guy Butler RRolfe disputed the committee plans un der wayN Walker who left town after the caucus told Newsmen he and Butler wanted to give the chair manship and majority member ship of the Senate Ways and Means Committee to the Demo One Man Named Shirley Surrounded by WOMEN WASHINGTON UP firtt edition of Whos Who of American Women contains the names of prominent wom en and one Shirley Povich sports columnist for the Washington Post made it clear1 today hes not mad about being included In fact hes rather used to that sort of thing Povich whose unmistakably masculine face adorns his daily This Morning column often gets mail addressed to Miss Shir ley Povich Once he was invited to join the League of American Pen women and the application blank asked such questions as How do you get along with the men in your profession Povich filled it in with I simply try to be one of the As for Whos Who of American Povich conceded he didnt try very hard to correct the mistaken impression of the publishers adding If its all right with them its all right with era Is THE DEMOCRATS should have Walker said in a tele phone conversation from Stan hope They should take some re There was a violent disagree ment during the Walkei said The powerful Ways and Means Committee handles tax matter and taxation will be one of the major issues in the political fight between the Republicans and the Democrats during the 1959 Legis lature Its a policy he said We dont like the policyof the present Part of the same people who were in the drivers seat Jast time are still here and they shouldnt WALKER SAID he was well satisfied with Sen Jack Scb roedcr RDavenport as he GOP floorleader But he objected to the policies of some of thai old clique that we dont think should be running the He declined to identify the William S Rupe Noted Iowa Republican and Newsman Dies at 72 AMES ifi William S Rupe 72 one of Iowas best known fig ures in the field of journalism politics and education is dead Rupc publisher of the Ames Tribune had undergone surgery a week ago for a kidney condition and died late Tuesday at Mary Grceley Hospital here Highly successful himself in the newspaper business Rupes chief hobby was helping young men get a start in the publishing field and there were a number who considered him as their bene factor Before entering the newspaper business Rupe was a big operator of oldtime Chaulauqua He owned the Acme Midland Redpalh and Mutual circuits from 1920 to 1932 when he lived in DCS Moines HE WAS prominent in the af fairs of the Iowa Republican Par ty managed the gubernatorial campaign of the late governor and senator George A Wilson in 1940 was GOP public relations director in the Midwest in 1944 and 1948 and beaded the speakers bureau of Republican headquar ters on six occasions He was appointed to the State Board of Education in 1941 and reappointed in 1947 Modify Berlin Stand Mikoyanlke Parley Set members of the old clique will whom he is feuding Sen J Kendall Lyncs RPlain the president pro tern dis counted the extent of he dispute however He said the Senate GOP had a basically good organiza He said there were a fev hotheads among the members but he didnt see much chance that a widespread defection woulc develop The Legislature Wednes day was bidding its time in antici pation of Gov Loveless inaugural address Thursday during which he is expected to outline his goals However a number of bills were submitted They included PROVIDE FOR chemical tests of all persons involved in traffic accidents and suspected of drunken driving Eliminate the necessity of ab sentee voters of giving their race or sex proposed by Sen Jacob Grimslead Enable county treasurers to re tain 75 cents instead of the pres cnt 50 cents from each motor ve hicle registration fee Exempt gas used in corn shell ers from the states motor vehicle fuel tax Have polls during all school elections close at 8 instead of 7 Rupes newspaper career n 1928 when he bought the Mary villc Mo Daily Forum He sold this and in 1932 bought the Cres ton NewsAdvertiser Then in 1935 he sold that paper and bought the Ames LATER HE became part owner of six newspapers but his main interest was in helping young pub lishers get started These papers were the Cedar Falls Record Charles City Press Oelwein Reg ister and Manchester Press in Iowa and the Momence Prog ressReporter Rupe was honored in 1945 with the Master EditorPublisher award of the Iowa Press which he once served as presi dent Rupes first wife Minla died in 1951 He was married lo Ihe pres Ike Wants Pay As We Go Plan WASHINGTON President Eisenhower called Wednesday for a pay as we go policy on fed eral finances Speaking at a luncheon of the National Press Club Eisenhower aid that if a balance between income and spending can be maintained this coming year rit maylead to substantial surplus es in the future ent wife Mabel four years With such a financial program Survivors include Mrs Rupe ahe held out he possibility of tax laughter Mrs Dean Carey Sar WASHINGTON United Stales may be willing to modify its policy on German reunifica tion if it cnn gel West Germany and other Allies to agree on some revised formula The whole German situation is under intensive review in he Stale Department in preparation for new exchanges on the subject with Ihe Soviet government President Eisenhower and Sec retary of Slate Dulles expect to discuss Germany including Ber lin and the reunification problem in talks with Soviet Deputy Pre mier Anaslas I Mikoyan Friday and Saturday DULLES gave the tipoff on pos siblc modification of the U S stand at conference Tues day He said reunification of East and West Germany through free formula the Allies have backed for not the only method by which East and West Germany could be merged But he declined under question ing to specify what other meth ods wore possible Dulles said the Russians have advanced no new angles to solu tion of the problem He called the Soviet plan for Berlin West German Chancellor Kon rad Adenauer has always opposed any alteration of this formula The Soviet spite of an apparent agreement to such elections at Geneva in insisted on a mergerworked out directly between the East and West German regimes THE END RESULT of current State Department discussions subject lo consultation with he European Allies could be some innovations in United States and Western policy or a new decision to stand firm on present policies Apart from the discussions with A Plmlodix anac Lake and one grand child Funeral services will be Thurs day at 2 in Collegiate Pres EISENHOWER said United Stales must reform its tax struc lurc in a number of ways He said Secretary of the Treasury Ander yterian Church Ames Burialison is studying ways of revising will be in Ames Record Minnesota Budget Proposed by Gov Freeman ST PAUL record budget accompanied by several The House passed and sent lojstale tax increases was pre c Senate a resolution commitingiscnlcrt Wednesday lo the Mmnc the Senate a resolution commiting the Legislature to providing a site for the National Agriculture Hall of Fame in the event a Site Selection Committee chooses Iowa as the location for the agri cultural shrine Mikoyan Gets Look at Department Store NEW YORK iifi Soviet Dep Premier Anastas I Mikoyan took a long look at Macys But he didnt buy anything Mikoyan did however invite top store execu tives to visit Moscow He smiling ly extended the invitation as he shook hands at the end of the tour of liie 13floor department store He expressed particular intcresf inkitchen equipment lightweight furniture high fidelity recording sola Legislature by Gov Orvillc Freeman The spending program for the next bicnnium totals more than S470 million And would be million higher than appropriations made for the current twoyear period To cover the expenses the Governor has proposed increases in several state ndividual and corporate incomes tobacco liquor iron ore gifts and nherilances In addition the Governor has called for tax reform which in cludes a stale income withhold ng tax However he says eco nomic conditions do jiot make rei eal of the personal property axes advisable devices and synthetic fabrics and Zsa Zsa Gabor announced Wed thc tax structure 1 would not be prepared to say lhat we would be prepared to recommend next year as the first move in this field the re duclion of individual income he said The President hit at the idea that federal spending can pro mote prosperity HE SAID he does not believe it is the federal government which creates prosperity What the American people do is far more important he said and the government should limit itself to doing what the people cannot do for al security for instance Eisenhower stressed that it is primarily up to the people them selves to spend their money wise ly and prevent inflation He said he believes the United States can keep under control the problem of rising costs Bicyclist Fatally Injured by Auto COUNCIL BLUFFS Havens 63 died Tuesday night of injuries suffered when the bi ZSA ZSA TO WED cycle he was riding was struck NEW YORK UPI Actress by an automobile Police said the Mikoyan the United States and other Western nations face the necessity of replying soon to the Soviet proposal for a peace con ference on Germany to meet in March This proposal and a Soviet sug gested treaty draft are sure to be rejected by the Allies How ever Dulles obviously wants lo come up with some counter pro posal that will bring East and West closer to a conference The proper solution Dulles de clared is to tic in Germany in lo the West European association of nations This he said will be the best guarantee against the resurgent militarism which Rus GOV LOVELESS HANDS CITATION TO MEIiEWlTH WILISON MADE HONORARY COLONEL Iowa Stdtehouse in Standing Ovation for Willson Wife DES MOINES Music Mai Meredith Willson is a lop man it brass at he Iowa Stalchouse The Mason City native wa named a colonel on the military staff of Gov Herschel Loveless Tuesday and was on hand in per Protestant Episcopal Bishop Installed WASHINGTON Rt Rev Arthur C Lichtenbergcr was installed Wednesday as the 21st presiding of the Protestant Episcopal Church in colorful cere monies Cathedral son lo receive the commission from Ihc Governor himself Willson and his wife received a standing ovation when they ap peared before members of the Iowa Legislature after Loveless addressed a joint SenateHouse session 1 came out of the Army a ma jor and Im leaving Ihc Stale house a said Willson He and Airs Willson were in DCS Moines for the road show opening of his hit musical The Music With hem was Her ri it Bloom garden producer of the show Willson was introduced lo the sia fears from a reunited GerSome 3000 distinguished guests many RECOGNIZE GOVERNMENT VATICAN CITY UPI The Vatican Wednesday recognized the new government in Cuba from all parts of Die country in eluding the bishops of 75 Episco pal dioceses came here lo wit ness the installation of the while haired SI Louis clergyman who has previously served as Episco pal bishop of Missouri floor coverings He also took a look at the lingerie and perfume counters nesday she will marry million aire Hollywood builder Hal B Hayes in about three months automobile was driven by Charles F Neighbors 20 Council Bluffs He told officers he did not see Havens Legislature by Rep Clark Mc Neal House major ily floor leader and he responded with a speech saying it was one of he proudest moments of my McNeal said the Legislature was going to lop Loveless pro motion by making Witlson the states chief McNeaJ said the salary will be the same as it has always been best wishes of the whole Gov William Nicholas also a native of Mason City called on he legislators to give Willson a and hey did I JlcNeal said he only wished leach of the legislators had a to welcome Willson This was a refer Largest Toll of the Year North lowans Among Victims A thick blanket of fog lhat hung over much of Iowa Tuesday and Tuesday night was blamed in part of four auto accidents in which fivi iowans lost their lives It was the largest one days toll of the year A Gracllinger man and his son died in a truck accident in Northern Iowa The victims were Victor Ernest Hcmpstcad 50 and his 5yearold son Vcder Authorities said Hempstead was driving light truck which ran through a dead end intersection on a county road about 7 miles soulhwest of Ringslcd A PASSING motorist discov ered tho truck burning Both bodies were burned and luthoritics had not determined whether Die viclims were killed in tho crash or burned to death Frank McCall 72 Bedford was idlled when his car went out of Lonlrol on Highway 27 in Missouri ibout six miles south of Bedford Authoritiessaid Ihc car missed a bridge in a heavy fog and plunged into a ravine Mabel llorlcnse norland 46 rural Aurora was killed on a fog shrouded County road three miles soulhwest of Aurora MRS HARLAN was returning home Authorities suid she ap proached a snowpacked T in tersection just a few feet from Jiei driveway apparently mis judged the distance and slammed into the bank She ivas crushed in the wreck age of her authorities said Linda Sue Bevilacrjua 5 cnporl died of injuries she re ceived when she was hit by a car driven by Darwin K Wolters dorf 31 Davenport WOLTERSDORF told police she ran in front of his car Tucs lay night Police said heavy fog it the lime of the accidcnl con ribulcd lo it The fog lifted for Ihe mosl part Wednesday as much colder air began lo push in from the north The Ipwa Highway Commission said driving conditions generally were bad and visibility at some places was zero A light mist added lo the misery Air Force Orders Extra Firing Stage for Atlas WASHINGTON The Air Force lias ordered an extra firing encc to the hit song 70 thai could permit use of the from the musical jAtlas missile for shots to the vi Another of the grecters was cmity of Wars Venus Rep William McArlhur DMasonj It announced Wednesday the McArlhur said he had of a contract for the IMISS TO WEJ AP Pholofax Arlene Howell 38 the Louisi ana beauty who was named Miss in last years Miss Universe contest proves shes cuddlcsome too Shes shown with her boyfriend Paul La Cava Los Angeles building contractor who she says shell marry next fall Mason City Snow flurries Wed nesday night M u c h colder Wednesday night and Thursday Vows 5 to 70 Highs near 15 Iowa Snow flurries over state Wednesday night and cast Thursday Much colder Wednes day night and Thursday Lows 5 to 10 northwest to 20 southeast Highs 15 northwest lo mid 20s southeast Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 10 lo 15 degrees below normal Wednesday night through next Monday Normal lows 5 north lo 13 south Nor mal highs 24 north to 32 south Much colder Wednesday night and Thursday Moderating lcmj pcralurcs about Sunday or Mon day Precipitation will less than onetenth of an occurring as light snow or snow flurries mostly Wednesday nighl or Thursday Minnesota Much colder flurries Highs Thursday 5 below to 10 above GlobeGazette wcalhcr data up lo fl Wednesday Jiiaximtim 38 Minimum 28 At 8 28 Precipitation trace YEAR AGO Maximum 37 Minimum 32 worked with Willsons father o the North Iowa Fair Board HOT P O T A T of whether Senator Barry Gold water a constant ob ject of labor criticism should be named Republican senator ial campaign chairman is a hot potato in the hands of Sen Lcverctt SaKonstaM As R c p u b 1 i can Conference chairman Saltonstall makes Ihc appointment Liberals say appointmcnl of Gold w a I e r would be an affront lo labor Bui many conscrvalives want the Arizonan upper stage o Convair Astronau tics Division of General Dynam ics Convair makes tli huge Atlas intcrconlinenlal missile Company officials said he contract would amount lo about seven million dollars in its first year The new upper stage will con lain a highpowered rocket engine designed to kick vehicles to grav ily freeing speeds One apparent use for the Alias upper stage combination vould be to launch a manned satellite un der the Project Mercury pro ram STORES CLOSED LOS ANGELES Calif Col cclive bargaining talks were at a standstill Wednesday in the Los Angeles snper n a r k c t strikelockout One hoifsand markets lhat normally andlc 70 per cenl of the food usiness in Los Angeles County re closed SAME DATE1W22 ;