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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 22, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI N I W r A T I t THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH 1OWANS NIIGHIORS HOME EDITION VOL 7 AisocUltd United Inlertulloni full 7o Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 22 TIiU Iapir CiMMUU of Two Section President Endorses Strategy GOP Plans Big Drive DES M01NES ft President Eisenhower lold the Republican National Committee Thursday that the GOP must not become a hibernating elephant that awakes only at election time In a message to National Chair man Meade Alcorn he President called for a sustained year around program of Republican campaigning which would im print the image of progressive leadership on the party This was in harmony with Al corns own recommendations to the National Committee in its ini tial meeting of a twoday session that the party preach and prac tice an enlightened Republican ism 365 days a I SALUTING proposal for formation of a yeararound campaign staff Eisenhower said the sessions here should become the first step in a continuous work program of the Republican party that will never I deeply regret that some peo ple look upon our parly as a kind of hibernating elephant who wakes with a mighty trumpet blast at election time and then rests calmly until the next cam Eisenhower said Political activity must be a of unremitting effort It must go on 365 days a year if we are to maintain the vitality that has made our nation great Only 658 days remain until the next national election We must make each count Every day we lose is one we can never get Loss to Floodings in East Mounting A SHOW OF HANDS Some of the more than a halfmillion Cubans who AP Pholofnx EISENHOWER tion to induce a called for ac clear under standing of our longrange objec Only in Ihis way he said can we lift creative Republican ism to new heights of national Alcorn announcedto the parlys executive committee Tuesday that Eisenhower had approved a plan for continuous campaigning by the by monthly dues payments from contributors In a report prepared for the na tional committee Alcorn said that to put the party back in the busi ness of winning elections the Re publicans must undertake to oblit erate their big business label ALCORN was authorized by the Executive Committee to lay be fore its parent group a proposal that the party finance a weekly television program the chairman said would cost more than 000 a year If this program is produced Al corn said it will be moderated by a wellknown television personal ity and would have as star per formers GOP leaders such as Vice President Nixon cabinet members Gov Nelson A Rocke feller of New York senators and backing lo the execution of former Prcsi gathered before the presidential palace in dent Batistas henchmen Caslro called Havanarespond to rebel leader Fidel Gasthe gatheringto show the world that tros upraised hand pledging their the people were behind him SCREAM APPROVAL Mass War Crimes Trials to Get Under Way in Cuba FROM OUR WIFE SERVICES and ils color ful capilal of Havana seethe wilh excitement Thursday ove the start of the war crime trials of more than 600 Balis lianos in Havanas Cabana Priso House members The executive group also ap proved a proposal to put oul a monthly magazine to compele wilh the Democratic Records Btfd Marchi Says DES MOINES Mai chi director of Ihe state gas la division until he wasfired Ihi week by the slate Irea surer claims some of the division rec ords are in such disorder lhat po sible tax evasion cannot be de teclcd Marchi also says Ihere ar loads of old bills of lading on diesel fuel that never have been checked to see if taxes due were paid As a threeman commission o accounlanls prepared lo star work on an audit of gas tax divi sion records Marchi who had been dismissed by Treasurer M L Abrahamson confer rec Wednesday with Gov Hersche Southerly Winds to Bring Wormup in Much of Iowa A shift to southerly winds brought promise Thursday of a warmup in Iowa However temperatures dipped below zero in all parts of Ihe state Thursday an after math of the bitter cold ofWed nesday Readings ranged from 8 degrees below zero at Dubuque lo one below at Sioux City Mason City had 6 Friday morning lows are ex pected to be from near zero in he northeast to about 10 above in the southwest There is a chance of some scattered light snow Some moderation in tempera ture is forecast for Friday and a warming trend is due on Satur day Davenport had 11 inches of snow nn the ground Thursday morning Burlington had 8 Dubuque La moni and 7 and DCS Moines and Cedar Rapids 6 inches of snow The Highway Commission re ported Thursday lhat highways are near normal except for some icy spots on Nos 61 and 78 south of Wapello and No 218 just south of Mount Pleasant Loveless He told the Governor he wantec lo selup a bookkeeping system of credits and debits 0 keep track of gas lax payments lo Ihe state but had never been allowed to do so Without such a system I am sure that millions of gallons can be and arc sold without the lax reaching the Slate of Mar chi said The commission of accounlanls planned lo set up shop after meet ing Friday in the office of Gov Loveless who appointed them They are Cliff Ruger Mason City Alberl Augustine Des Moines and Dean Sidney Winter of the Stale University of Iowa fortress across the bay from ol Havana Any doubt the populace wa solidly behind the revolutionar justice of Fidel Caslro almob vanished Wednesday aflernoo when a crowd of more than halfmillion personsscreame heir approval and cheered wile ly at everything Castro said The Havana trials will be coi ducted in the full glare of globa publicity and almost 400 newsme from 22 countries were in Havan to sec them slarl and to hear pci sonally from Castro as ho ai swers worldwide criticism at news conference Thursday THE INFLUX of newsmen rep resenting newspapers magazines eievision radio and newsreel was spotlighting the trials anc executions in an unparallelec nanner The wraps were here is no longer censorship anc 5 Airmen Killed in Tanker Plane Crash ALEXANDRIA La Air Force KB50 refueling plane rashed and burned on takeoff hursday from England A i r orce Base The Air Force said ive crewmen were killed The lane was on a refueling mission vhen it crashed near a residcn ial section near he base SAME Suspicion on Office Not Justified Abrahamson newsmen are free lo write any thing they like Havana meanwhile was slowly recovering some of its traditional gaiety An indication was Wed nesdays mass meeting at the Presidenlial Palacewhen the enormous crowd waved banners sang Ihe national anthem and shouted Viva Fidel at lop of heir lungs They for a closeup view of Castro in a spectacular demon of hero worship They cheered madly as he arrived at the palace in an army helicopter and began speaking them His remarks dealing with a free and democratic Cuba of the future vere puncluatcd with Ihundcrous applause Scores of women and men fainted in Ihe above 90 de gree heal aslhey milled about in ront of Ihe palace ALL THOSE who demand fhaf Hinmcn be punished raise their Caslro shouted A sea of arms waved back as Ihe crowd oared The revolutionary chief also 2 Labor Bills Put on File Ask Liquor Referendum DES MOINES Labors hopes of obtaining repeal or mod ification of Iowas righllowork law which prohibits both union and closed shop wage contracls centered Thursday on separate bills in the Senateand House Six Democrats took a middle coarse when they introduced Wednesday a measure to amend the hiw so as to lift he bun on union shop agreements as pro posed by Gov ilcrschel Loveless In Ihe House move for out right repeal of the law has been started Any kind of change is ex pected to receive Republican op position THE DIFFERENCE between Hie two kinds of labor contracls is that tmder a closed shop a per son must belong to the union be fore he can get a job whereas in a union shop he has 30 days to join up Sponsors of Ihe Senate bill are Sens Andrew Frommell Dti buquc George OMallcy DCS old the crowd that the new gov rrmcnl would demand that the United Stales return Batista asso iales who had fled Iherc so they ould be Iried for crimes ranging rom torture to murder Me added ufoa is seeking to extradite Ba he called the Hitler in iclator Rafae Trujillos Domin can Republic Moines Carl Hoschek Burling Ion J B Mincks Oltuinwa C Edwin Grinnell and M H Wolfe Waterloo The resolution n popularity poll on Iowa liquor laws was introduced to the Legislature REP HOWARD Reppert joined with five other Democrats and two Republican representatives in sponsoring Ihe resolution which will lest whether lowans wanl liquor by the drink Rcpperts measure called for putting the question of whether Iowas present liquor laws arc popular on a special ballot during the ncxl election The poll was lo he completed before April 1 059 Reppert said the popularity poll would be in no way bind ing on Ihe Legislalure Another bill proposing what was described as a revenue produc ing liquor control law also was introduced in Ihe House The measure similar to one which came close to passage in the 1955 hololjix ALFALFA SLAIN Curl SwiLxer M child stur of Our tin tig comedies n generation ago which later were reissued on TV under the title of The Little wasslain in San Fernando Wednesday nighl during an argument a friend over a loan The friend M S said Swifter Jobless recently de manded the money and pulled a knife Stilly then shot in the abdomen Swilzer is shown at left as a child and at right as he was before his death Mason City not quite s cold Thursday nighl low aboi zero Friday partly cloudy Hill temperature change high in Ih lower teens Iowa Friday partly liKJ warmer Highs about JO norl lo about 20 south Further oul partly cloud and not quite so cold Minnesota Continued very cold Highs Friday 10 below north lo 5 above south weather data uj to 8 Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 5 S 25 4 f his refuge DES MOINES IH State Treasurer M L Abrahamson said Thursday that completely unjustified suspicion has been passed on to the treasurers of fice by the Governors insinua tions in the gas tax division controversy Abrahamson replying to pub licity arising out of his sudden firing last Monday of George March as director of the gaso line tax division said in a statement I have been completely in nocent in every particular and 1 have no intention of becoming the victim of a political lynch ing Gov Hersche Loveless de clined to comment on Abra ham sons statement Abrahamson said I will not only welcome an audit but I will insist on a high caliber AMERICAN newsmen later sked Castro aboul his stalemenl o the big throng Wednesday thai Cuba will ask a revision and uni fication of onerous concessions iven foreign enterprises by the overnmcnt of Caslro singled out only Hie uban Telephone Co part of the stimated billiondoliar American nveslment in Cuba This corn any an affiliate of the Inlerna onal Telephone Telegraph Co Igol permission from Batista two years ago to raise its rales to justify expansion investments Telephone rales arc going lo be Castro said Iowa Tot Gets Bath in Sink Electrocuted GEORGETOWN Iowa ffi A 22monthoId boy was electrocuted while being given a bath in the kitchen sink at his home Wednes day night Monroe Counlv Coron Legislalure was sponsored by Rep Rilcy Diclz RWalcott and 16 others The bill would give counlies Ihe oplion of authorizing sale of liq uor by Ihe drink subject to other provisions of the act The re would be cnlilled lo buy liciuor from state liquor stores al 5 per cent below Ihe retail Howard Pyle Resigns as White House Aide WASHINGTON Wj President Eisenhower Thursday accepted Ibc resignation of Howard Pylc as a White House aide Pyle form er Republican governor of Ari zona is leaving to become head of the National Safety Council He has served the last four years as deputy assistant lo he President in charge of inlcrgovernnientai Develop New Electron Tube FT M ON MOUTH N J The Army says il has developed nn electron tube thai should last longer than any radio or TV set the lube serves The lube was fashjoiied Jointly by ho Signal Research am De velopment Laboratory here nncJ TungSol Electric BJoom rield N J The Army said in an officii statement Thursday Ihal Ihe d clopmcnt is the first major brea hrough in basic tube design i nore than 30years The new tube is cold the Arm aid in contrast with Ihc hot c bode lube It consists of a in ickel cylinder coaled with driei nilk of magnesia and glows blu istcad of red It uses less thai tenth the power of a slandan ot lube Unlike an ordinary lube i eeds no warmup period afle cing turned on Towns in Ohio Hit Hardest Water Starts to Recede IIV Till ASSOCMTKO PHKSS Winters worst storms eased off Tluirsdiiy bul intense cold added lo he suffering and shivering misery of millions of Thousands were homeless in flooded areas in Ohio Kentucky Pennsylvania and Indiana And in deaths were reported in Ihe territory hit by heavy snow ice storms slashing rains or tor nadic territory that ex ended from the Southwest lo the Atlantic Seaboard Arctic air spread south and east 11 increased Ihe misery of residents of he storm but I cheeked runoff of waters into flooded streams STATES OF emergency were ledaral in many Ohio cilies and in al least two New York com munities Flood damage ran inlo many millions The bitter cold checked Ohioi worst flood in 25 years Thou sands of evacuees began trick ling back lo their homes But others slayed in other emergency Woman Gives Birth to Baby in Auto Ear Akre o ear Salre gave birth to a scv npound sou in a car Wednesday ighl on Ihe way lo Ihe Sm Icmorial Hospital The inolhc nd baby boll wore in good con ilion in lie hospital without the jer JBarl Downs said a sheet of overtones in which tht Gover jlcad foil apparently aclcd as a nor has persisted in engaging i conductor of elecricity from a so far jloasler near the sink to Ihe bath The audit should be carried jwatcr where Stephen Pickerel out quickly but thoroughly so jwas sitting Downs said neither that the people of Iowa can learn that I have not received one thin dime of the states money outside of my stipulated the boy nor his mother Mrs Ralph Pickerell came in contact with the plugged in eicctric toast er He theorized that water must have been splashed upon the foil thousands of schools and The crisis was over in Mount Vcrnon a cily of population thai experienced Hie worstinun dation of central Ohio lics Flood waters began lo re cede in other sections The cold air mass moving in from he westalso was a break fo he flooded areas of New York slalc SANDBAGS PILED HIGHER Volun teer workers pile sandbags furiously as they ballled lo keep the Kokosing River that city since AP from the doors of Mount Vernon Ohio business places It was the worst flood in HUNDREDS of families were forced from Iheir homes in the Buffiilo section Wednesday night and Thursday Stales of emergen cy were declared in Salamanca and Lackawanna In South Buffa lo an ice jam in Cazcnovia Creek broke and sent a fivefoot wall of water through residential strcels Several persons were injured Rivers and creeks gushed oul of their beds in many parts of west ern Pennsylvania Hundreds fled Tom their homes The Allegheny River was the ig troublemaker in Pennsylva nia and Ihe worsl norlh of Pitlsburgh The Shenango River spilled over inlo Sharon Most downtown nisi ness houses were closed be cause of water in basements Some industrial planls shut down Carriage in Sharon was esti n a led a I Iwo million dollars TORNADIC winds dealt death rid destruction in Kentucky wislcrs skipped across farming oinmunilics in Grayson County 5 miles southwest of Louisville illing Iwo persons a community of lliat is 45 miles north of 3ittsburgh was cut off for sev ral hours when an ice jam in he Allegheny sent 5 feet of water oursing over 30 blocks iMeadvilJe 90 miles north of Pittsburgh had Ihe worst flood n its history Martial law was declared ia ladison where 100 families ere forced from Iheir homes by verflows from the Ohio River isasler plans were put into ef ect and Nalional Guard troops oined civilian workers in some of ic inundaled sections f Marshalls Condition Remains Satisfactory FT BRAGG N C Gen corge C Marshalls physician eporlcd Thursday that the 78 yearold retired Army chief of staff remains in satisfactory con dition Marshall suffered a mild stroke a week ago Col G Powell said Ihe former secretary of stale and secrelary of defense has been sitting up twice a day for progressively longer periods and sal up an hour each lime Wednesday 1 ;