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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 20, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited tot THI THAT ALL NORTH IOWANS N I G H 0 S HOME EDITION VOL 97 Associated Prcsi and United Pttss Inlernalional Full Lease Wires 7c a Copy MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY N IfSt Thtx Paper fniuUu o4 Two One ees Boom in ZasTax Attacked m Outp ie Believed Unlikely Ikes Request Too Much WASHINGTON a ministrations call for an increa in the federal gasoline taxra headlong into a concentrated ba rage of criticism Tuesday fro organizations representing roac users Even before the fresh outcrie there seined lo be virtually n chance Congress would enact th proposed Hi cent a gallon gaso line tax boost proposed by Pres dent Eisenhower in his budge message Some congressional tax expert felt there was a possibility th lawmakers might approve a V4 cent a gallon hike but others fel this had only an outside chance MOTORISTS now pay three cents in federal for every gal Ion of gasoline purchased The Presidents proposal which would raise revenues b million next a chilly reception from the Amer i c a n Automobile Association The American Trucking Associations The American Pe troleum Institute the National Highway Users Conference and Sen Pat McNajnara chairman of ttievSenale public works subcommittee on public roads McNamara Presidents proposal may well sabotage the For Days Perhaps Itll Be ALL TALK NO SLEEP NEW YORK Disc jockey Peter Tripp got up at 11 Tuesday with the intention of stayingawake for almost days A team of psychiatrists doctors and psychiatric nurses will follow Tnpps every move during the planned 200 hours of wake fulness to see what effect loss of sleep has on mental and physi cal ability Tripp 32 will keep his vigil in an armed services recruiting booth in the center of Times Square between Broadway and 7th Ave Tripp hopes he will attract attention to the March of Dimes drive Disc jockey Dave Hunter Jacksonville Beach claims to nave the worlds record 187 hours Hunter set out at 9 a m Tuesday to better his old mark Hunter a 23yearold 6foot2 143pounder will get periodic checkups from Dr Anson J Mellion but otherwise hell be on his own Marian Anderson to Headline Nexf Concert Series Marian Anderson regarded as one of the greatest singing ar sis of this to headline the Mason Con Wilson Appeal Refused Contention by Erbe Upheld series next season The action to bring the famous Negro contralto singer to Mason ity was by unanimous vote of the board of the local concert asso ation which met at the Green Mill Monday afternoon with Flor ence Slrandberg Chicago repre enlalive of Community Concerts national highway program bj burdening the motorist unfairly while at Ihe same time far more difficult for the states to raise their share of Ihe highway MEANWHILE Capitol Hill sources said it was probable Con gress would approve legislation affecting axes on life insurance c The decision to head up the 95960 concert prdgram with Miss Anderson took place as card members made plans for membership campaign The kickoff meeting for thc campaig will take place March 2 at th Green Mill starting with a dinner MRS HARRY Sondergaard Mrs Wallace Allen and Enoch A Norem were named by President Milligan lo nominate offi cers and board members The booking of Miss Anderson fulfills along time dream of Mrs John Vance executive vice president of the Mason City Com munity Concert Assn I have been hoping for this for the last 5 she said companies Both s e saicL worn nart of fhr ariminioiratmn Thc announcement of Miss An dersons coming appearance is expected to touch off a rush for were part of the administration program The House Ways Means Com mittee which must originate al tax legislation in Congress Tues day began closeddoor hearings on a bill revising upward anc taxation of life insurance com panies Treasury Secretary Robert B Anderson asked Congress Monday to close a major loophole which premits the cooperatives and their members to escape federal taxation At present Anderson said cooperatives can avoid pay Millions tickets for next season inasmuch as she is beyond all doubt the top figure in the concert field MISS ANDERSONS mission to Asia in the fall of 1957 during which she traveled miles and gave 24 concerts in 14 coun tries brought her to a new high stature as an artist and an am bassador of good will She went as a represenlative of the State Department MARIAN ANDERSON Light Snow Across Iowa Light snow fell over much of vcslern and southern Iowa Tues lay and it was due to spread on across the slate and end Wednes day DES MOINUS UPI Alhrc member court refused Tucsd to take jurisdiction in the conies filed by Democrat Don Wils against the reelection of Alt Gcii Norman A Erbc Thc court said it refused lo a cept thc case on grounds that sons bond was insufficic to carry ho cost of his contest Wilson said he would probab ippeal the decision to the low Supreme THE CONTEST court ruled o motion filed on Erbes behalf Russell Jordan Erbes attorney sked dismissal of thc contest be ause Wilsons bond did not com ply with the Iowa Jaw which called for posting of a bond suffi ent to pay all election costs Jordan said that since Wilson ond was not sufficient the cour had no authority to even hea testimony in the case Jordan told the court Ihc costs of the contest could reach a Ire mentions as high as to WILSON who ran against Erbc inthe Nov 4 election hadcon tested his defeat by a margin of votes Judge J R Jeary Fort Madi son chairman of the threemem fore making the ruling He as sured bolh Wilson and Jordan lhat there was question of personalities involved in the de cision Wilson however said the rulin vas way out of WILSON a West Des Moines at orney also was the allorney for Frank Messer Iowa City a Dem crat who lost in a race for Ihc owa by 114 voles lesser is conlesting his dcfea ncl a hearing was set for nexl onday saw films from thisiwas a The Weather Bureau said there y of snow year ago Countys 4H Camp Drive Under Way Another Story on 17 Hodge for Christmas Slaying Audiences in Asia as every where she has appeared wer moved by he warmth and great ness of an artist who has become a Jiving one commenta lor said The next concert in the current season is on March 5 when Edwin Steffd opera and TV baritone will be here The Cerro Gordo County fund raising drive for the Iowa 4F Camping Center near Boone got under way in Mason City Monday One of the features was a 15 minute television show over KGLOTV at p m Al Heinz farm director al KGLOTV acted as moderator of a panel which explained the work ings of the camp Members of the panel were Ronald F Aron son assistant slate Boys 4H Club leader from Ames Mrs William Eno 4H leader from Sheffield E V Rucker pas president of the Cerro Gordo County Farm Bureau Clair Hein assistant county extension direc tor and Earl Hall a member of the Iowa 4H Foundation Aronson told of the physical makeup of the 615 acre site which accommodated persons lasl year Mrs Eno explained the youths reaction o the camp while Rucker outlined Ihe fund raising campaign in the county Hall ex plained Ihc stalewide significance of Ihe camp and urged the urban population of he counly to help meet the goal COUNCIL BLUFFS fUPI A Poltawattamic County Grand Jury Monday indicted Kenneth Lee Hodge 28 for the Christmas Day killing of a Council Bluffs greenhouse employe Hodge was arrested after Harry Minds 66 Council Bluffs was found dead The charge is first degree mur der FIRST BILL WASHINGTON Alaskas brand new congressman Rep I Ralph J Rivers Tuesday intro duced his first Hawaiian statehood bill Tuesday night Heaviest snow fall early Tuesday was half an inch in the Shenandoah area Cloudy skies kept Tuesday morning temperatures well above the zero mark except in the lorlh and east where skies were lartly cloudy Waterloo had a ow of 6 degrees below zero and Mason City reported 3 below Wilson originally filed onds for both himself and Mes er But he later amended Mes scrs bond to make it unlimited ut did not amend his own bond Maine House Fire Fatal to Six Tots OH YOU DARLING GIJ AP from Texns a reception in honor of Soviet Demity gets a great from Premier Anastns Mikoyan partly hi den KlVlnV Wlff rif Im 1 11 n ii in n rr n an pa y en Krylov wife of the Russian embassy Krylov in Russian cultural counselor at an Ambassador Mikhail Mensliikov at ex cert in Washington Cliburn Appeared at treme left in both photos Republicans Clearly Indicate They Wont Follow Democrats to the Coast DES MOINES Republicans rejected metooism Tuesday with clear indications they will not follow Ihe Dcmocrals lo Los Angeles for their 1960 presidcn ial nominating convcnlion GOP Chairman Mcade Alcorn said his party is going lo disre gard Ihc decision made by to nominate that partys candi dates in ihe Southern California city There has been too much me tooism Alcorn said We are going to select our site and our date independently of What Ihc Democrats have site fringe benefits It was in thc words of Alcorn and other party leaders a powerfully attractive of fer MIAMI BEACH plus a pledge lo pick up jlhcr expenses but Alcorn made it clear that the Southern city is t f i i UPI Si children all members of on family died in house fire her Tuesday The children ranged in age from two years lo 15 Thei parents Mr and Mrs Luther Tripp leaped out a second floor window lo safely Nebraska Man Dies in Iowa Accident ALCORN ADDED thit of therunning SIOUX CITY Top readings Monday were n rom 15 at Mason City to 29 alU W Council Bluffs aliCrowc 33 South Sioux City rlled a the wheel of his car Mon Lows Wednesday morning arc day when it crashed into a bridge ue to be from zero lo 7 above abutment on U S 75 four miles n the north and from 8 lo 15 south of Merrill in Plymouth above in the south County Mikoyan Heads for Moscow Lauds for Hospitality SAME WASHINGTON Sovief Dep Premier Anastas I Mi koyan left for Moscow Tuesday Before boarding a train for New York where he will take a plane Mikoyan told report ers Please convey to the popu lation of Washington and to all people I met in the United States my gratitude for their very warm welcome and hos pitality and their desire for peace and friendship with the Soviet Union And when I ar rive in my country I will con vey to high people all the best wishes and the desire for peace of the American Mikoyan had a private car oh a train directly behind fhe en gine boarded it during a steady rain which came with the first warm day since he ar rived here 17 days ago Mikoyan evidently was disap pointed that could not Eisenhower administration leaders from their restrictions on Soviet trade and their policy of standing firm against Soviet pressures over Berlin He charged that the cold war is still on in the State Depart ment State Department officials were disappointed that the So viet visitor came up with no concessions in Soviet policy on Berlin and other German issues Mason City Cloudy with occa sional light snow through Wed nesday High Wednesday 1014 Low Tuesday night zero to above Iowa Cloudy with snow through Wednesday Snow possibly be coming heavy extreme south west corner Tuesday night am southeast portion Wednesday Strong northerly winds and bliz zard conditions indicated south west Tuesday night Turning colder extreme west Tuesday night and south portion Wednes day High Wednesday 10 north west to 20 southeast Further cloudyand cold Thursday networks have asked both parties i n iSie lo meet in thc same city lo are many other consid we lat With Chicago Los Angeles and Ahl m Francisco nullin in fnrmai Alcorn declined to San Francisco pulling in forma bids Tuesday for the Republican convention the contest appeared to lie primarily between Philadel phia Chicago Philadelphia came in Monday with i bidpf cash and Flurries continued cold High Wednesday 10 above GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Tuesday Maximum 15 Minimum 3 At 8 i YEAR AGO Maximum 31 Minimum 21 I FOURTH VICTIM DES AIOJNES fUPl Thc ivourth child of Mr and Mrs Daryl Warner Colfax died Mon day of cyslic fibrosis a childrens disease for which there isno spell these out it was obvious Ihe site subcommittee was attempt ing to avoid any appearance of favoring any potentialcandidate for the I960 Republican presiden tial nomination Inflation Warning Unfurled Annual Report on Economy PROM OUR WIRE SKRVrCICS WASHINGTON President Elsenhower said Tuesday the na lion faces a grave selfdiscipline to prevent a damag ing inflation or government con trols arc alien lo ditional way of Eisenhower sent lo Congress his e c o n o mi c ind lust of tiie major annual mes sages It announced virtually fullrecovery from he recession forecast record income and pro duction in and held out hopes of ax reduction reasonably soon thereafter H asked laws to help assure a vigorous growth of our But Iho message clearly wan meant as nn alarm bell to rally Inbor business and consumers to unite with he government in de fending he value of thc dollar WAGE RISES that run ahead of increasesin output perworker Eisenhower said push up prices hurt sales and impair American competition In world Thus excessive wagecosts ob ilrucl the crention of new jobs endanger the jobs of those now vorking and In short they arc n the end The President appealed to in Uislry to redouble its efforts to iold the price line and wage a ceaseless war against consumers o shop ctre for Dricc Me called on Congress for lifrd linio in a forlmghl lo abide iv flic unending cuts in Jic 77 illipndollar budget which he icnl o the Capitol Monday for he year starling July l he told the legislators would be most important single step in discharging governments responsibility o help preserve the stability of prices and costs put dent Tiianagement of its own af If government income and spending can be matched in the year starting next July l and if tax collections are swelled by the expected growth of income and business profits Eisenhower said Ihcn A significant additional step in tax reduction and reform can be taken in the reasonably foreseeable More than in the past he President aimed his cxhorla at unions entering wage nego ialions Leaders of labor unions layo a pnrlicularly critical role play in view of he r lodged in their he as serlcd Other highlights of the econom ic report WAGES Wage rates continued lo move upward despile thc re cession and widespread unem Dloymcnt Average hourly earn ings of manufacturing employes rose from atthe start of l FOR T H A T 1958 to at the end The over all rate of increase in wages was reason there nearly as great as in periods of jscemcd little likelihood lhaf San economic and exceed iFrancisco which had arranged cd the historic average gain in In boost its bid lo in cash plus he usual fringe additions would get any more consideration PRES Most manufactured lhan Los Angeles lo go lo Caligoods have been fairly fornia Everyone recognized thc last 18 that would involve a boost for Prccs of food and services the potential candidacy of Vice rosc substantially The overall President Nixon a native of thai consumcr pricc inaex went UP 26 slate percent Similarly New York Citys bid At Photofax MOTHER OF Connors 35 Cranford poses with her husband John and three children after being named 3959 National March of Dimes Molhcr of he Vcar Mrs Connors a polio victim runs her household and holds down a teaching from wheelchair for he nomination j CORPORATION PROFITS Im Alcorn has shown a marked proved dramatically during the disinclination to choose between year from an annualrate of Nixon and Rockefeller in the in the first quarter to tenlial i960 contest For this an annual rate of 44bilIion dollar reason he apparently will use his in the fourth quarter powerful influence to take the GOP meeting to a neutral city CONSTRUCTION Home build ing ha increased by onefourth since mid1958 and has been a J Kramer 60 Shenandoah died Tuesday of injuries he received Jan 13 when hiscar collided with a truck in heavy fog on 59 near Some further increase is anticipated in the next few months EXPORTS Declined sharply from mid1957 through mid195V ;