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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 15, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Congress favors tax cut See story Page 2 HOME EDITION Tshombe gets amnesty UNITED NATIONS The Central Congolese gov ernment has agreed to grant Katanga President Moise Tshombe the amnesty he has demanded for ending his se cession the United Nations announced Tuesday The disclosure was made soon after Tshombe sent a n o t e to the United Nations asking for truce talks and de manding a general amnesty Prime Minister Cyrille Adoula and President Joseph Kasavubu of the Central Congo government sent mes sages An Secretary General Thant pledging to respect the amnesty promised by Kasa vubu last November Tshombe was reported to have surrerndercd his last stronghold of KolwezL and an nounced the end of his seces sion from the Congo but a U N spokesman said Thant was taking a cautious view of the Katanga leaders statements in the light of his past record of broken promises The spokesman said UN troops in Katanga were pre pared for the time when they can take over the town Kolwezi peacefully Two jobs result in fat income Second only to Kennedy 1 By JAMES GREGG CHICAGO UPI Chicago schools Supt Benjamin Willis has taken on a moonlighting study of Massachusetts educa tion to make him the second highest public official in the na tion Willis was named executive secretary of the Massachusetts Education Commission which will make a vast blue ribbon study of the states public schools The he will receive added to the salary he receives as head of the Chicago schools pushed his income pas that of New York City Mayor Robert Wagner and New York Gov Nelson Rockefeller Presi dent Kennedy remains the na tions highest paid public of ficial Wagner a yea plus a rentfree mansion car chauffeur and other benefits fo an overall total of about Rockefeller gets ptu for running the executive mansion two cars and tw chauffeurs The President receives 000 a year plus for ex penses Willis receives liberal fring benefits in addition to his salar his Chicago post A schoo The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 1M MASON CtTY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY IS Itt3 copy No 290 Offici a ow in board member said he couk not estimate the total value o the frines but they include chauffeured car expense ac count and a pensionretiremen plan Clair M Roddewig chairma of theChicago Board of Educa tioh said Willis would remai as superintendent of the Chicag school system at no cut in paj He said Willis wouid commut and perform his Massachusett duties during off hours inclut ing his vacation periods But one school board mem ber Raymond Pasnick editor a Steel Labor magazine said he was definitely opposed to it Willis should take one or the other Pasnick said He cant possibly do both without ser iously impairing the educational system here in Chicago Roddewig denied a remark that Willis was on his way out as Chicago superintendent This makes Chicago the pub lic education center of the world Roddewig a former South Dakota attorney general said Ifs great honor for Chi cago that Massachusetts the cradle of education in the United States is coming to Chicago and requesting the superintendent of our schools to undertake an ex clusive exhausting statewide Murder verdict upheld FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DBS The Iowa Su preme Court in a sharply di vided 53 decision Tuesday up ield the second degree murder conviction of Ronald Stump Keokuk and his attorney said he high tribunal would be asked to reconsider the decision Stump 23 was sentenced to 75 years in prison for the love triangle slaying of Michael Daly 22 Des Moines who had re placed the Phi Beta Kappa scholar in the affections of Miss Leanna Jean Skultety 23 Des Moines J R i I e y McManus Des Moines who Stump in his sensational 16day Polk County trial and carried the ap peal to the Supreme Court said a motion for rehearing would b filed within the alloted 30 days Stump has been free under bond since Dec 13 1961 a little more than a month after the guilty verdict was returned by the sixman six woman jury Stump has been working in i shoe store at Keokuk Justice Bruce Snell wrote the 23page opinion STUMP upholding the conviction anc sentence Join ing Snell wer Chief Justic Theodore Gar field and Jus tices G K Th o m p s o n Henry Peter son and W C The 13 page dissent ing o p in i o i was writte Stacyville explosion Flees house tire 4 farm home of Grant Ger hart five miles northwest of Stacyville was de stroyed by fire early Tuesday Gerhart who lives alone was awakened by ah explosion about 4 am He said the house was in flames when he woke up He escaped by jumping from the secondstory bedroom window onto a porch A neighbor turned in the alarm but the fire was too far advanced for firemen to save the house It was burned to the ground Gerhart with just a few clothes he was able to grab ran in the 30 degree below zero weather to the home of his mother a quartermile away Firemen said the oil stove in the room below the bedroom had exploded spreading flames throughout the house N ews in a nutshell t FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES and make recommenda study tions In Massachusetts Boston Pub licSchools Supt Frederick J Gillis praised the selection of Willis and McManus his appeal on North Iowa Considerable cloudi ness and cold with occasional light snow through Wednes day Lows Tuesday night 1020 below Highs Wednesday zero to 5 below Considerable cloudiness and cold with snow Tuesday night and Wednesday Lows Tuesday night 1020 below northeast to near 5 below southwest Highs Wednesday zero to 5 below northeast to near 10 above southwest Further outlook Partly cloudy continued cold Thurs day Minnesota Mostly fair con tinued cold Highs Wednesday 5 above south 10 below north GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Tuesday Maximum 7 Minimum 29 Sunrise Sunset by Justice T Eugene Thornton He was joined by Justices Rob ert Larson and Norman Hays Stump had contended he was driving to Ottumwa at the time of the shooting aased much of he validity of a longstanding Iowa law requiring defendants to prove their alibis in court It was primarily on this issue that the supreme court justices split in their opinions Snell said that if a more len ient view of alibis were taken by the court it would be virtu ally impossible to convict any one unless he were actually caught in the act of committing a crime He called the Iowa law logi cal and sound It does not re move the burden of proof from the state to prove the defendant guilty beyond all reasonable doubt but the defense must Short circuit caused crash i WASHINGTON Civil Aeronautics Board has blamed the March 1 1962 crash in New York of an American Airlines Boeing 707 on a probable short circuit in the rudder control system All 95 aboard were killed in the crash Best oi references KNOXVILLE Tenn This classified ad ap peared in Mondays Knoxville NewsSentinel Pup Mother pedigreed Collie Father comes from a good neighborhood i Strike hits Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA Employes of the Philadel phia Transportation Co went on strike and halted bus trolley and subwayelevated service to more than a million riders daily British embassy ransacked mob of screaming Congo lese broke into the British embassy here and ran sacked offices smashed windows and threw files into the street outside Red China cool to plan NEW DELHI that Red China has rejected a sixnation truce proposal gave rise to some Indian fears that the Chinese will renew the Himalayan border War Informed sources said earlier reports that the Chinese favored the truce package proposed by the nonaligned nations were deceptive They said they have learned that Peking in fact turned down the plan 38 Records broken in Iowa A confused weather pattern was etched across Iowa during the night But no matter where one went it was bitter cold Temperatures in northeast Iowa plunged to some of the lowest levels of the winter At the same time the southern part of the state experienced a temperature climb Monday night and light snow began falling An unofficial 50 below zero was reported on the Carsten Jacobson farm east of Decorah n Decorah which is situated in a ravine the official low was 38 below However Mrs Ernest Sivesind who lives on top of one of the surrounding the city said her thermometer recorded 48 BABY ITS COLD OUTSIDE weather may be frightful but the hot coffee inside is soooooo delightful Mrs Robert Hirsch dowjis a mug of Java in front of the window while the photo by Musser electronic thermometer registers a 12 reading Actually it was much colder than that earlier Tuesday when the mercury in Mason City fell to 29 Erbe bids farewell many Baby has a rashhe is allergic to his mother prove the alibi he said In the dissenting opinion Thornton said instructions which Judge Edwin Moore gave to the jury were confusing and incon sistent and the longstanding interpretation of the law on ali bis deprives the defendant of the presumption of innocence Thornton said the supreme court had not examined its at titude toward alibis since 1881 Then he quoted Mark Twain as saying Loyalty to a petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul IOWAN IS REELECTED WASHINGTON UPI Sen Bourke Hickenlooper RIowa Monday was reelected chair man of the US Senate Republi can policy committee at a one hour closed door session MOLINE 111 CAP How do you cure a rash on a baby who is allergic to his mother Thats the problem facing doc ors treating 10monthold Kevin Rae Gibbs son of Mr and Mrs Larry Gibbs of Moline The next round in the fight to heal the rash comes Friday when Kevin will return to a hospital for more tests When the baby is in the hospital and away from his mother doctors say the rash clears up Mrs Gibbs says all the usual remedies have failed to heal the rash which has covered Kevins body since he was brought home from the hospital at birth Doctors say the rash apparent ly is caused by an allergy con nected with contact with his moth er Milk chocolate juice and eggs are not given the baby He has been eating a special meat formu la which costs for 12 cans So far Mrs Gibbs says treat ment has cost about Her husband has been laid off his job as an assembler They have five older children below Mason City had a low of 29 be low recorded at the GlobeGa zettes weather station This fol lowed a high reading of 7 below at midafternoon Monday It was a record low for the date breaking the previous mark of 21 below set in 1921 A thermometer at Plymouth showed a 34 below reading The 31 below at Charles City and the 28 below at Waterloo were record lows for the date The previous Jan 15 low in the two cities was 22 below in 1929 Other low readings early Tues day were Elkader 34 below with an unofficial 39 below Northwood and Waukon 29 below Dubuque and Estherville 20 below Boone 18 below Temperatures n southern Iowa reached their lowest point early Monday night then began rising slowly although they remained below zero The Weather Bureau explained that a portion of the high pres sure ridge causing the cold weath er broke off from the main core bringing the light southerly winds responsible for the rising temper ature trend and the snow Des Moines had 13 below at pm Monday but it only 5 Most County Tuesday because of the cold Carroll received an inch of new snow Boone got onehalf inch and similar amounts were reported elsewhere Scattered light snow was ex pected to continue Tuesday The slight warming trend should con tinue Tuesday night with lows of 1020 below in the northeast to above in the southwest It should be a little warmer Wednesday Highs Monday ranged rom 7 below at Mason City and Charles City to 10 above at Burl ngton and Lamoni DES MOINES XAP Republi can Gov Norman Erbe bade fare well to office Tuesday with best wishes to his successor Demo cratic Govelect Harold Hughes recommendations for sweep ing changes in state government Addressing a joint session of the legislature Erbe called for a con stitutional amendment to make the secretary of state state audi tor state treasurer and secretary of agriculture appointive by the overnor These officers now are elected or twoyear terms Erbe said that if they were appointive they would form working cabinet oE re sponsibility for tiie administra tion He also proposed that three member boards now heading the Tax Commerce and Liquor conv E German leader toes the Red line BERLIN German Communist bricht told leader world Walter Ul Communist chieftains Tuesday that commu nism will continue to flourish in iuba and intends to extend itself n the Western Hemisphere With Soviet Premier Khrush hev listening from the platform ie spadebearded East German enounced Red Chinas attacks on the Soviet leaders policies He credited him with saving the vorld from nuclear war romising the Cuban crisis with resident Kennedy In his opening address to East Ulbricht also called on Peking and India to settle their border dispute at once He criticized the was below Tuesday morning schools in Winneshiek Decorah were closed ongress Ulbricht also proposed a vague solution for the problem f divided Berlin He said the United Nations flag should replace he NATO nag in West Berlin but that any such arrangement On the inside EditorialsPage 4 Comics Socfety News 8 Sports 1M2 North Iowa News 13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Clear Lake News 16 Farm Features 17 SAME Sleeps outdoors to collect DECORAH A Luthe College sophomore won bet with his roomates a afte missions and the Boards of Social Welfare and Control be replaced with a single administrator for each responsible to the governor Since the governor has the responsibility for their programs he should have the authority which will permit him to be re sponsiblefor them Erbe said He also proposed annual ses sions of the legislature replacing the present IowaCommerce Com mission with a utilities commis sion and transferring the present agencys warehouse inspection du ties to the Department of Agricul tureand a state fair employment practices law My best wishes Erbe said go to Govelect Hughes the offi cers and employes of our state the members of the legislature and citizens everywhere Erbe defeated Nov 6 by Hugh Chinese Reds for launching their border operation against India in October without consulting other Communist states Khrushchevs handling of the Cuban crisis Ulbricht said pre vented the world from experienc ing the horrors of nuclearwar Khrushchev nodded agreement Ulbricht said Khrushchev kept communism alive in Cuba and gave it an opportunity to spread in the Western Hemisphere There was a compromise he ermanys sixth Communist partyjtold the party congress President must recognize sovereignty East German Kennedy had to abandon his idea of aggression Cuba was freed the threat of aggression and is now able to build up its country on the basis of socialism Khrushchev seated nearby smiled approval spending the night outdoors in sleeping bag as the mercur dropped to 38 degrees below zero Tom Arties Britt hauled his sleeping bag outside the Lyle Northrup home here where he rooms He stayed in the sack in the icy temperatures from 11 pm Monday until 8 am Tues day He returned to the house and collected the money from his roommates who had snuggled into their warm beds Fhotofax RED CHINESE DELEGATION Members of the Chinese Communist delegation are shown at opening session of the East German Communist Party Con gress in East Berlin In center is the delegations head Wu Hsiu Tschuan Others are unidentified es in a bid for a second term said that efficiency and economy coupled with a progressive spirit has been the watchword of his ad ministration He said administrative costs during the two years have risen only 4 per cent compared to an appreciably higher gain in our states economy He reported that the State Tax Commission estimates revenue in creased 7 per cent in the bienni um which started July 1 1961 and that the state treasury should have a balance at the bienniums end next June 30 of nearly million The increase Erbe said was due in part to the vigorous econ omy of our state permitting a steady growth coupled with reatly improved administrative and collection practices He said greater efficiency in various state departments also had improved the states economic position All lowans Erbe said can look with pride on the work of the 59th General Assembly the 1961 legislature which with no in crease in taxes accomplished following Increased state aid to schools 25 per cent increased the agricul tural land tax credit 7 per cent increased the appropriations for the Board of Regents 14 per cent plus million for new build ings and improvements at those institutions granted the Conser vation Commission million to develop recreational areas and improve state parks along the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers and increased the states mental hospitals funds 11 per cent He also praised the 1961 legis lature for passing the Shaif rcap portionment plan now up for pas sage a second time Erbe said these three problems to be considered by the 1963 legis lature appear to him to be of vital importance to the people of the state Education including ttafe aid programs for secondary schools and appropriations for the Board ;