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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 28, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspapei Edited ioi MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NIWSPAPIR THAT MAKIS ALL NORTH IOWANJ NIIGHIORS HOME EDITION VOL W tivrt PreSi full 7c Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 28 Wt Ttilj Iupnr AntiRacketeer Labor Bill Propo To Probe Cold War Thaw Talk WASHINGTON The United States intends to explore fully the Soviet Unions talk of a cold war despite an officially expressed belief here that is simply trying to create an illusion of peace This country and its chief Western allies are preparing for a wide open high level EastWest conference on German and relalei European issues which diplomats now consider probable in abom three months Secretary of State Dulles told a news conference Tuesday tha so far theSoviel government has demonstrated a very strong de sire lo delude us into thinking cold war is but no direct interest in proposals to end it Nevertheless he said he thinks it is timely to have another meet ing either of foreign ministers or other high officials because it is occasionally possible he said to reach an agreement with the Communists which mote international fair tends to pro peace on a THE LATEST Kremlin move toward a new EastWest confer ence came Monday when Premier Nikita S Khrushchev lold a group in Moscow that he thought there is a possibility of a thaw in our relations with the United Slates lie said he got that impression from the report lie received on Deputy Premeier Anastas I Mi koyans visit to he United Stales earlier this month Khrushchev told the 21st Com munist party congress in Moscow Tuesday There are no grounds for clashes between the American and Soviet BUT HE also reiterated earlier Soviet by the West Berlin be made a free city and that East and West Germany negotiate between themselves their reunification Dulles said Soviet propositions for a German confederation which would leave East arid West Germany as independent political designed hot to reunite Atlas Test Described Successful WASHINGTON ffi The Alias ICBM launched Tuesday night from Cape Canaveral flew the in tended range over the Atlantic Ocean and produced most of the results desired the Defense De partment said Wednesday There had been speculation the rocket in its 19th test firing had been sent on a mission to the moon A spokesman said On the basis of early telemetry the test achieved most of the Air Force objectives The Atlas flew the pro grammed range The AUas was not programmed for full ICBM IT WAS understood tht sile traveled slightly more than nautical miles The Defense Department did not explain immediately its refer ence to the Atlas achieving most of the objectives However there were reports the instruments re cording the flight did not function completely The missile was re ported 16 have been seen reenter ing the atmosphere near the in tended impact area The 80foot 100ton rocket per formed as it never has before when it shot across the black sky after a beautiful launching THE THREE mighty engines of the missile appeared to burn furiously longer than on previous flights The rocket skipped behind some Pholofax JOY TUKNS TO DISAPPOINTMENT James Johnson 14 is congratulated boy in the U S House of Representatives by the Rev James Claypool pastor of The boy Clew to Washington Wednesday Salem Lutheran Church Chicago on the Jads being named the first Negro page only to find out that through a mixup the vacancy no longer exists Germany but lo perpetuate Ihe At the same time he said the United States would listen to any new Sovietproposition aimed at true unification even though it departed from the free elections formula More Hoffa Deals Bared WASHINGTON Senate LaborManagement Committee is seeking to learn who got huge sums it contends were improperly charged against labor union wel fare and pension funds The committee received testi mony Tuesday that James R Hoffa president of the Teamsters Union worked wilh New York in surance executive Leo Perlman and Chicago insurance broker Allen Dorfman to set up the deals originally Witnesses testified that between them Perlman and Dorfman over charged three different labor un ion welfarepension funds at least l and perhaps as much n an cffrL to bnng bcUe coi 11 lection of slate income laxcs clouds and then seemed lo han in the sky like a small star On previous firings he bulky in tercontinental range m i s s i 1 burned no longer than 3Vz minute before starting its ballistic the Big A tha soared into a 35day orbit aroun the globe Dec 18 RussiaCouldOvertake Itd Take Time FROM OUK WIKE SERVICES stands a good chance of overtaking the United Stales economically but nol in the 12 years predicted by Soviet Premier Nikita S Khrush chev U S officials said Wednes day They said Khrushchevs forecast was based on view of he Soviet production potential U S officials said that because it is bigger both in area and popu lation the Soviet Union eventual ly might surpass the United Slates in total production They added thai il would be difficult to foresee the day when Ihc average Soviet citi zen would enjoy as high a stand ard of living as the average American fhe experts doubled that the So One economisl estimated that jf Microfilm Iowa Tax Returns Akers Asks DES M01NES UPI Slat auditor Chet B Akers Wednesdav called for a study of tbe possibili ly of microfilming all federal in come lax returns filed bylowan as for their insurance Neither Hoffa 7ior Perlman is on the announced witness list But Dorfman invoked the Fifth Amendment in refusing lo give any testimony about his insurance business He said answers might incriminate him The testimony about the alleged overcharges came from Seymour Goodman supervising examiner of the New York State Insurance Department and Martin Uhl mann a staff investigator for the committee NEWBRACH DIES OMAHA E New brach retired editorinchief of the Omaha WorldHerald died Tuesday of a heart attack He was a former Pulitzer Prize win ner Akers said a similar move state officials in Wisconsin brought in in add lion a tax revenue in the first year Hi recommendation which was in eluded in an audit of the Iowa Tax Commission said the return to Ihc slate of Iowa would be ir great excess of cost and would add muchneeded revenue to oui general tax Esfherville Boy on Bike Dies in Accident ESTHERVILLE tffi Joseph Stearns 8 son of Mrs Harold Stearns Eslherville was killed Tuesday when the bicycle he was riding struck the cab of a truck that was pulling out of a drive way Tears Replace Smoke in Boys Eyes at PHI KAPPA PSI HOUSE AMES UPI Someone college boy is suspected stolt empty cigarette packages from the Phi Kappa Psi house State College Tuesday Members of the fraternity saved the packages for a contest by tobacco company yvhich plans to give a hi fi set to student residence turning in the most packages of the com panys brand of cigarettes boys at the Phi Kappa Psi house are out of the running BMW Its a good bet that a rival fraternity has an abundant supply packs viet Union can score the 8 per cent a year gains Khrushchev mentioned Mason City Mostly cloudywith occasional snow and turning colder Wednesday night and Thursday Low Wednesday night 1822 High Thursday lower 20s Iowa Mostly cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday Snow spreading across northwest Wednesday night and over slate Thursday Warmer southeast Wednesday night low 5north west to upper 20s southeast Colder northwest and turning colder southeast Thursday Iowa Temperatures will average about 5 degrees below normal ThursdSy through next Monday Normal highs 27 north to 36 south Normal lows 9 north to 17 south Turning colder at beginning of period continued cold over the week end and warmer the first of next week Precipitation will average 110 to 15 of an inch occurring as snow at beginning of period and again the first of next week Minnesota Cloudy light snow 10 north to 25 south GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 Wednesday Maximum 25 Minimum 18 At 8 24 Precipitation trace of snow Russia could achieve 8 per cent a year expansion and theUnited Stales continued to move ahead at about the Soviets might achieve economic parity in about 20 years The experts doubled that the 8 per cent annual Soviet expansion could be achieved because of the difficulty of sustaining a big per centage gain as the size of a na tions economy increases The limited information avail able here does indicate however lhat Ihe Russians have been scor ing bigger relative gains than he United Slates They said Russia has probably averaged 5 lo 7 per cent growth annually Thisi coun try has grown in the 20lh century at an average rate of 3 per cent Best estimates are that Ihe So viet economy is about 10 per cent the of the American Soviet population is estimated at about 207 million based on Krem lin figures while that of the Unit d States is inst over 175 BUSINESS SPURT DES MOINES lifi New car Approve Two for Top Jobs Brown Burris Confirmed THOU OUK WIKI SKKvirus DKS Iowa Sen ate Wednesday confinmd the ap pointments of Iowa Safely Com missioner Kussell I Brown and Liquor Commissioner Ihir ris The appomlmenls were ap proved in a closed session Urown i3 Cedar Kails was called before ho lioning The Senate adopted new rules at the beginning of its ses sion permitting it to summon nominees for questioning Brown would not comment ii his appearance SEN JACK COP floorleadcr lold newsmen a roll was taken on Browns appointment Hie first lime in the history of the Iowa Senate a roll call vole was lalcen in a closed session Brown a Republican w a s larned by Democratic Gov llcr T KEITH GLENNAN U S Picks First Class of Spacemen NKW YORK irti0nc hundred and ten potential candidates have been selected for mans first flight inlo orbit around the earth The names of these possible American pioneers inlo space schel C Loveless for short erm ending June 30 1959 and a regular fouryear term which will end June 30 1903 He will earn per year Burris a Democrat was not questioned by Ihe Senate on his a year post BROWN the architect of controversial drivers point sys tem was appointed Aug as acting lo replace Clinton HV Marion who resigned lo return to his law practice LI Gov Edward Js Keokuk said Browns appoint ment was for commissioner and not acting commissioner There iad been some doubt whether 3rown was eligible inr he full commissionership because of resi dency requirements The J louse meanwhile passed even bills including TWO MEASURES to set up ighway grade crossing safely uiui and allocate per from the road use tax fund o il lo finance installation of lashing signals and oilier safely eviccs at railroad crossings oiij econdary roads and in cities and owns ProhibiIhe use of flashing red were not disclosed T Keith Herman space chief said the duced to 12 by list will be re lalo March lie said volunteers for this flight would be known as Mer cury A s I r o n a u I s Americas manned satelliteventure is known as Project Mercury Whether one or more of these astronauls is actually the first human lo go into orbit around the world will dopcticl in large meas ure of course on whether Amer icas program beats the Uis suins Glcnnan gave these qualifica tions of the man who finally will be selected A university degree in pjiysica science or engin coring H grad uate of anvXir Force or Navy testpilot training school with n flying hours superb condition with flic physical inc psychological attributes snilccj for space flight as determined by aeromedical scientists younger than 10 and no taller than 5 feel II There arc no weight restric tions Business for Iowa dealers in creased lo he tune of about million last month as compared with December This was shown Wednesday in a report nf the Iowa Tax Commission on ise tax collections FIRE LOSS NEWTON UPI troyed a hog barn on the Fred Meyer farm cast of here Tuesday nighl killing nine sows 84 pigs and causing damage A Pholofax NOT A WINK FN A WEEK Peter Tripp 32yearold New York disc jockey who is nearing the unprecedented mark of 200 sleepless hours under constant scientific watch carries on with his marathon broadcast from a Times Square booth Its all a March of Dimes promo tion Hell complete the unmatched stint if he lasts un til GST Wednesday green amber or blue lights in fronl of commercial establish ments along streets and high ways Grant he Highway Commis sior authority lo lower as well as increase speed limits after en gineering and traffic investigation on primary secondary and some other roads and give local author ities he right lo raise speed lim its on primary road extensions in cities and towns Among 20 bills introduced in the House was one callifig for the ex emption from property taxation all household furniture musical instruments TV sets air condi tioners and Widow of DeMille Not Named in Will LOS ANGELES Because she has independent means the wid ow of Cecil B DeMillc received nothing in his will But her name was prominently mentioned The famed producer director ex pressed in the document his love and admiration for Mrs De Millc Meantime he left more than half of his multimillion dollar estate to their daughter Cecilia De Millc Harper A fourth of DC Miiles securities was left in trust or another daughter Katherinc DC Millc Qninn wife of actor An bony Quinn and sons Kicliard and John Aged Ogden Driver Victim of Accident OGDEN Clark 83 Ogdcn was killed Wednesday in an auto accident on Highway 16fl about three miles south of here lark was alone in the car Au borilics said he lost control of he car which went into a ditch nd struck a farm driveway He vas thrown from the car which anded on lop of him i Almond Admits Defeat in State Schools Issue RICHMOND Va MI Gov Lindsay Almond Jr told the Vir ginia Genera Assembly Wcdnef day he sees no way to keep th races separate in the slates pub lie schools But the imminent classroom ir tcgration under the ovcrridin power of Ihe federal govern men he said means thousands of chi drcn will have to turn lo privat schooling for their education Thus it appeared Almond wa not prepared lo offer I be specii Assembly session any spccifi plan to prevent admission of Nc gro children to schools in Arling Ion Norfolk and Charlotlesvillo U S Disl Judge Albert V I3ryan meanwhile rejected plea of Ihe Arlington Counlj School Board lo delay Hie admis sion of four Negroes to a whit schooluntil next Scptcmbcu Th judges order for the admissioi of the four to Stratford Junio High School next Monday re mains in effect The school board has made ar rangcmenls to enroll the Negroes legal maneuvers fai lo win a delay It has told pupil not to protest integrated and warned lhal any violence would bring expulsion ONO CLUB TO MEET of Ihe ONO Club will be guests in the home of Mrs Marion Huglcn at their February meeting Tuesday eve ning SAME IOWA SAFETY DEPARTMENT FIGURES Black raffle dealh In pasl 21 hours 20Point Plan by President Asks Change in TH Law WASH INC TON ffi President Kiscnhower Wednesday urged1 Congress lo enact a 20poinl pro designed lo eliminate labor nianagcment abuses In a special message Eisen hower called his program a com plete aiiil effective approach lo Ihe problem lie said it is not a piecemeal program ilc also declared it is essen tial lo assure the American pub lie lhat true responsible collec tive bargaining can be carried on with full prelection to the ignis and freedoms of workers and wilh adequate guarantees of the public These recommendations when adopted should lo much to elim inale Ihosc abuses and improper practices which I am firmly con vinced the American public ex peels and believes will be cor rected through legislative ic said EQUALLY important they will do so without imposing arbi rary restriclions or punitive mea sures on the legitimate activities of honest labor and management Some of Ihc changes Eisenhow er proposed were asked by labor mions others by employers Eisenhowers recommendations signaled Ihe start of a congres sional battln with sharp political overtones A bill alrdady intro duced by Sen lohn F Kennedy DMass was termed mea surc by Im Tuesday his Eisenhower proposed tightening TaflHartley bans Hgainsl certain forms of picketing and secondary boycotts not included in Ken nedys bill GETTING IN ahead of the dent an AKLCIO spokesman lold Congress Wednesday that such picketing and boycott pro posals would endanger passage of tuy labor bill this session The made it clear it would ight any new picketing and boy cott bans Andrew 7 Bicmiller AFLCtO egislalivc representative out lined lhat sland before a Senate Labor subcommittee an hour and a half ahead of the presidential message The Presidents recommend ations generally however were along the lines believed accept able to labor In fact he offered one TaHHarUcy law change designed to speed up un ion representation elections This would make it somewhat easier for unions to obtain bargaining rights from employers Like the administrations bill last like the Kennedy measure this year the Presi dents new proposals call for de tailed accounting to the govern ment of union fund spending with heavy penalties for fraud HERE IN brief are fht major jroposals in Eisenhowers labor message Detailed financial reports from mions Records would be open o inspection and union officials accountable through both civil inci criminal court action Special provision for records oa any transactions involving cori lict of interest with criminal penalties for payments for em ployers to union officials Minimum standards for union elections and democratic proc esses Use of union money on be half of a candidate for union of ice would be forbidden Tightening of the secondary loycolt on block coercion of em loycrs as well as employes Prohibition of organizational ickcting where employes have ndicated they do not want a un on NonCommunist oath require ment for employers as well as nion officers Bipartisan setup for NLRB ilh no more than three of the ve members from one party HEAVY LOAD CARTHAGE Miss ars entered a local bank and arried away pennies po ilice reported Wednesday ;