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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 15, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited iot the Home DN CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS VOL LXIV Associated Press end United Press Full Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 15 1958 This Paper Consists ol Two Ona No 83 Prefer Red Ink to Tax Increase Ike Packers Hope for Upturn Profits Are Mostly Lower CHICAGO UP Meatpackers hoped Wednesday that operatini economies and fatter pig crop will help them recover from price squeeze that cut the Indus trys profits last year Spokesmen for several majo packers indicated they expec 1958 profits to surpass the rel lively lean pickings of 1957 Bu none had rosy predictions for th year It looks rough an official o one packing company said hi not as rough as 1957 because we have more livestock to wor with With few exceptions packers annual reports for the packing house year ended last Nov 1 blamed a light supply of hogs for the bulk of their financial woes Caught in Squeeze Increased costs of labor sup plies and transportation also con tributed they said Lower hogs at the Chicago market in 1957 compared to 2416102 in forced packers to bid sharply higher prices They said they were unable to realize comparable price increases for wholesale pork cuts The housewife can substitute fish and other products when hog production falls off and pork gets in short one industrj source said And she the result that were caught in a price squeeze gei Armour and Companys annua his daddy report released Wednesday sai net earnings for the 1957 fisca year totaled compared to in 1956 Thats 72 cents a share compared to a share in 1956 Armour also reported reduced sales Several other packing firmssaid theirearnings fell spite record or nearrecord sales Other Reports Other annual reports showed Wilson and de clined about 19 per cent al though dollar sales were up 5 per cent Cudahy Packing op crating profit was against in the preced ing year Swift and earnings o slightly below 1956 although total dolla sales were 46 per cent abovi 1956 record sales earning decline from in 1956 to in 1957 Oscar Mayer and hit a record in 1957 but net earn ings fell from to Announces 2nd Term Intentions DES MOINES Wl Gov Hertion legislative reapportionment schel Loveless announced his caneducation social welfare men didacy for reelection to a second aM term Wednesday and said he would continue his opposition to raising the state sales tax above two per cent In making his announcement Loveless outlined his position on nine subjects which he termed major issues facing the citizens of Iowa in the coming The nine points included taxa Nicholas Not Yet Ready to Reveal Plans BUNDLE OF HAPPINESS Mr and Mrs Richard Hammes of near Sigourney smile proudly at their new 10pound son Myron Richard He was born Tuesday at AP Photofax the same hospital where the last of their eight children died following a cartrain crash in October 1956 Son Born to the Homines SIGOURNEY Rich ard Hammes onedayold is go ing to get a lot of spoiling from The infant is the first child born o Mr and Mrs Richard Ham les since a trainauto collision ct 25 1956 in which all eight f their children were fatally int ured Mrs Hammes 39 and the baby vere doing fine said the 47 Tearold father Myron Richard weighed 10 pounds 2 ounces Jokes With Nurse The father stood at the Sigour Hospital nursery window and ooked at the infant A nurse joked with him about being over indulgent and he laughed when she said I guess youll sure The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy and little colder Wednesday night low in lower 20s Partly cloud and warmer Thursday high up per 30s Iowa Decreasing cloudines Wednesday night little colde southeast low in 20s Thursda partly cloudy and warmer Fiveday Iowa Temperature will average slightly above normal west to near normal east Thursday through next Monday Normal highs 24 north to 32 south Normal lows 5 north to 13 south Warming Test for Seniors Readied By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Iowa high school seniors who expect to attend college in this state should plan on taking a battery of academic and place ment tests April 1 or 2 Thats the word which has been trends Thursday and Sunday given to all Iowa high schools It Jusr returned from a brief vacation in Florida with some of his family Lt Gov William H Nicholas indicated Wednes day morning that he was not yet ready to announce his poli tical intentions There is however a rather general assumption that he will offer himself for the Republi can gubernatorial nomination in the June primaries My big concern he stated is that a special session of the Legislature be summoned to do something about the pressing problems of education and our Board of Control institutions including the penal system mentioned by Gov Loveless In vetoing an appropriations measure last May Gov Love less said he planned to call such a special session and men parole practices highways gov ernmental reorganization and economic developnent Loveless the first Democratic governor of Iowa in 20 years is the first member of his party to enter the race for the nomination for governor in the primary elec tion next June 2 He isnt expect ed to have any opposition from his fellow Democrats On GOP Side On the other hand three have announced for the Republican gu bernatorial nomination and at least one and possibly two or three others are expected to run Loveless said proposals to raise the sales tax x above two per cent reflect a nomic factors indicate a high pri ority Iowa will continue to export our most vigorous citizens unless we can develop economic opportunities in manufacturing and c o m m e r ce within the states borders committee now is studying Iowa economic trends and from its studies will come recommenda tions for legislative or adminis trative action President Talks to Newsmen New Budget Is Discussed WASHINGTON Eisenhower said 4 TeenAgers Die in Crash at Massena MASSENA UP Four Massen poor philoso phy He said he would High bcnoolEeenagers W President Wednesday he vould prefer a reasonable amount of deficit spending this year to a ax increase The President at his first news conference in 2Vi months said IB believes some red ink spend ng woulc1 be the only answer un der present circumstances if it came to a choice between that and a tax increase in order to handle the proposed new federal budget In that connection Eisenhower noted that his economic advisers are predicting an upturn from the current business recession two Colder Friday or Saturday andis the first time a statewide test again Monday Except for oc ng program has been used for casional snow flurries north east no precipitation of con sequence is expected 121274 Rath Packing earn ings dropped about 32500000 de spite a 23milliondollar increase in sales The industry saw hope for greater volume and higher prof its in the Agriculture Depart ments estimates that the 1957 fall pig crop would exceed the 1956 fall pig crop by 2 per cent and the 1958 spring crop would be up 7 per cent or more over 1957 The USDA said the larger volume should result in lower prices spoil him now Im pretty good at that Hammes said Turning away from the win dow he said a bit sadly Weve had a pretty dull life for a year Mrs Hammes was visited by tvro nunswhotold been doing a lot of praying for you Hit Train Mrs Hammes was driving the family automobile when it col lided with a Rock Island railroad freight train at a crossing In the car with her were the Ham mes 9yearold twins Ronnie and Donnie Karen 8 Linda 7 Gary 6 Rosemary 3 and Rickie and Minnesota Cloudy ho tempera ture change GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 40 Minimum 30 At 8 am 30 YEAR AGO Maximum 6 Minimum 12 Attorney General Shifts Stand on Emergency Funds tioned time September as a likely cholarships and admission and ilacement purposes The Iowa College Presidents issn is helping sponsor the co jperative program by the three tate educational institutions and most of Iowas private colleges The tests will be given in about 20 cities and towns and to some extent they will replace testing now being carried on independ ently by several different col eges Test results will be used as a oasis for admission in Iowa col leges which have standards high er than just high school gradua tion according to Marshall R Beard registrar of Teachers College Iowa State Waterloo Couple Killed When Hit by Sports Car WATERLOO Itfi A German ports car which police said was driven by William Rock Water oo figured in a Tuesday night accident which brought death to Ezra L Burke73 and his wife Carrie 64 Authorities said Mr and Mrs Burke were struck by Rocks car as they crossed a residential street on the route of U S 63 Mrs Burke reportedly was thrown over the top of the small car into the path of an autodriven bj Robert Spearing Cedar Falls sup port tax meas ures to provide necessary reve nue for state government but would favor LOVELESS other forms of taxation than the sales tax He added Actual collections during re cent months indicate that the state of Iowa does not need higher sales tax rate Other Points On other points in his platform Loveless said Reapportionmenf The need fo legislative reapportionmenfc has become critical and There is no excuse for further delay Education He will support measures to improve the quality of education and the efficiency of taxsupported schools Tn higher education he said adequate salary levels must be maintained and stop gap capital appropriations should be provided until a revenue bond financing plan for new boys and two girls were killed in a cartruck crash which oc curred near here Wednesday shortly after they started out to sell advertising for their school annual Sheriff Kenneth Jones said the victims were identified as Sheryl Lary Loretta Deoney Robert the 373900000000 budget for the fis cal year starting July 1 which he sent to Congress on Monday Narrowly in Balance On paper it is narrowly in bal ance with a forecast a surplus of a half billion dollars based on anticipated tax revenues A 400 milliondollar deficit now is in the current fiscal ison all 17 lyear because tax collections Massena is a town of about 500 have fallen with the decline in Dale Pond and Dennis Earl Mori prospect lor n southeastern Cass County southeast of Atlantic The sheriff said the students business prosperity while spend ing for defense has gone up This was Eisenhowers iirst conference since Oct 30 a minor stroke on car was passing another vehiclV news when it collided headon with a He suffered North American Van Lines driven by Harold Riddle Forti In reply to questions about his buildings can be enacted and put in operation Social Welfare The Department f Social Welfare appropriation s too small and monthly grants o some old age assistance and aid to dependent children recipi ents have had to be reduced The Governor said he would support all necessary appropriations for public assistance programs Highways I strongly favor greater emphasis on sufficiency ratings in the programming of ex Wayne Ind Riddle escaped with minor injuries Pinned in Wreckage The bodies were pinned in the wreckage for more than an hour The accident occurred on Iowa 92 a short distance west of the Mas sena junction 0 W Joiner superintendent of the school district said the en tire senior class of 16 seniors started out in four cars Wednes day morning As is the custom the students were en route to var ious towns and business places in the area to solicit advertising support for the school annual Cars Checked In When word of the crash was received at the school a time of anguish followed Joiner said thai because the bodies were pinned in the wreckage it could not im mediately be determined definite ly which four students had per ished health at this time the President said with a smiJe that he is feel ing very good and would like to get out on the golf course for a couple hours if only there were some sun His face was ruddy as of old and the consensus of the 270 newsmen on hand was that he landled himself well Minor Fluff There was one instance near the start of the 30minute session when Eisenhower appeared to fluff a word or two But there was no more of quite possibly there was be fore the slight stroke which mani fested itself by a temporary speech difficulty In response to a question Ei senhower said he never gave any consideration to resigning after his latest illness He touched off a round of laughter by adding that his doctors were assuring As the other three cars checkedjmm a hours after the in one by one or as word of minor stroke thatas the Presi them was received it narrowed dent Put was no damage possibilities down until only to whatever intellectual faculties p pendilures in the states primary one car remained and the idenne has Vicky 1yearold twins Seven were killed in the crash and the eighth died a short time later at the hospital Hammes bought two boxes of candy to celebrate the birth One for his wife The other was for Beard also said if a senior doe not take the tests it will not ab solutely exclude him from cnter DES MOINES The state nS one of the 20 colleges next comptrollers office should not question actions of the Iowa Leg islative Interim Commitee in al locating emergency funds if the committee finds that a contingen cy exists Atty Gen Norman Erbe said Wednesday Erbe said this represents a shift in position by this office The attorney generals office ruled last summer that the In terim Committees contingency funds could be spent only to take care of bona fide emergencies Since then it had issued a num Officers saidSpearing he saw objects in the street but was unable to stop in time In the Interstateity of the victims was established Burning serious Eisenhower ATsdon of the on to say thatrifevcr his System greater emphasis should be placed on construction where was confirmed classes were or Investigation of the accident factors of traffic density savingsjdercd dismissed for the remain to the motoring public and ecdcler of the week Only Trace of Snow in Iowa Winter paid only a short re turn visit to Iowa as snow and colder air that moved into the state dwindled away Wednesday Council Bluffs Spencer and Sioux City had only a trace of new snow on the ground and tem peratures across the state were 10 to 15 degrees warmer than the Weather Bureau had expected Sioux City had the state low of 18 early Wednesday and tem peratures ranged upward to 31 at Council Bluffs Temperatures Wednesday should be slightly cooler than Tuesdays high of 42 at DCS Moines and Ottumwa Mason City had 40 the hospital nurses who he saidibcr of opinions at the request of had been so good to Mrs Hamstate Comptroller Glenn Sarsfield mes as to whether specific actions of the Interim Committe constituted real emergencies Erbe told reporters Wednesday the attorney generals office has backed off from its previous Rudd Youth Injured by Power TakeOff CHARLES Crook 16 Rudd working on the Delbert Trowbridge farm Tuesday said his clothing became entangled in the power takeoff on a tractor This stopped the tractor possibly saving his life He escaped with a broken leg He was taken to the Cedar Valley Hospital here SAME position because we arc too often called upon to determine whether an emergency exists when all the facts are not available to us He said the Interim Committee which hears requests from vari ous state agencies is the best udge of whether any emergency exists because it is the agency to which all the facts of each case are presented BULLETIN WASHINGTON UP The House Wednesday approved an emergency bill authorizing worth of military construction for the missile age It is the first measure to reach a at the new session of Congress cominued Wednesday M AND ST L TOP OFFICIALS W Schroe dcr president of the Minneapolis St Louis Railway Co and other top officials were in Mason City Wednes day on the invitation of Done Swale chairman of the industrial promotion committee of the Chamber of Com merce and president of the First National Bank Pic tured above are members of Schroeders party in his private car at the M and St L station and some of the Mason City representatives From left are Frank E Clawson director of industrial development for the rail road Roy W Nelson vice Mayor George E Mendon Doug Swale President Schroeder and Prebe Thogerson general manager of Jacob E Decker and Sons At noon the railroad executives and committee members were guests of the bank at lunch at the Hotel Hanford conferring un how to bring new in dustries to Mason City doctors should tell him that he was unable to carry on the duties of the presidency he would have no recourse except to resign Eisenhower also discussed these other matters GAITHER REPORT Eisen hower said he has no intentioa whatever of ever releasing the administrations Gaither report on the state of the nations de fenses and the prospect for the future That report drawn up by a committee of advisers named by the President reportedly cau itions that the United Slates is fast losing military superiority to j Russia Eisenhower saici he names such study groups with the proviso that information given to them and developed by them is in a privileged or secret category If there should be any change in that Eisenhower added he would have to stop setting up such study groups DULLES Eisenhower vigor ously labeled as trash reports that Secretary of State Dulles might resign He said Dulles is the last person he would want to see resign and added that he regards the Cabinet officer as the wisest and most dedicated man he knows Eisenhower said he is sure it is the desire of all to whom he has talked including other government officials that Dulles stay right squarely on the job ACTRESS CONVICTED LOS ANGKLKS iPi Actress Marguerite Chapman to Wed inosday was convicted driving drunk ;