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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 31, 1957, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THI NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH 10WANS NIlflHBORS HOME EDITION MASON CITY DOLLAR DAYS VOL LXM Associated Pieu and United Full Lease Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY 31 1957 This Paper Connists o Four Prob e Tank Dealing Is Deman Loveland Inquiry Ordered Land Purchase Is Questioned DES MOINES Hersche Loveless said Wednesday he wil assign a state agent to investigati the Iowa Highway Commission purchase of some farm land nea Loveland in connection with th federal interstate highway im provement program He also told his news confei ence that Highway Commission Cecil Malone Atlantic whom Loveless appointed to the com mission effective July 1 has given the basic information to Rep John A Blatnik Blatnik is chairman of a congres sional subcommittee which has been making investigations in connection with the federal high way program Loveless said it is up to the committee what it does about the matter He added that he plans to talk with Blatnik by telephone about the situation Month Previous Malone the governor related reported to him and Blatnik that the commission purchased the property about a month before a hearing at Atlantic to establish a new legon the route of Interstate Highway 6 in western Iowa The 375 acres of farm land he said is planned for an inter change of the proposed Highway fi lcgand the new northsouth In Alumni Groups Protest Funds Sought for Expansion DES MOLNES Alumni groups of Iowas three state edu cational institutions seeking unds to meet the expansion needs of the schools looked to Gov lerschel Loveless Wednesday vith the hope that he will call he Legislature back into special session this year Spokesmen for the three alumni associations presented to the gov ernor late Tuesday a resolution saying that the institutions face extreme emergency in re spect to building needs Every months delay means added expense to the taxpayers as building costs continue to rise the resolution said Resolved Soon WALTER J KOHLER WILLIAM PROXMIRE WISCONSIN PRIMARY Gov Kohler Proxmire Win Blank Check Rappecf 114 Charges Necessary WASHINGTON in estigators reported to Wednesday that the Army spent seven years and hundreds of millions of dollars to build leavy tanks that may not prova useful in nuclear war The investigating group House Government Operations subcommittee requested scale investigation by the comp troller general of the production schedules and spending by the Army and the manufacturer Chrysler Corp V cials of the State University ofi Iowa Iowa State College and Iowa State Teachers College AP Wirephoto SOUND BARRIER BUSTERS Heres the last word in the Air Forces stable of fasterthansound fightingcraft as the US observes vthe 50th anniversary of its military arm Reading clockwise from the bottom are the F104 Lockheed Star fighter FIDO North American Super Saber F102 Convair Delta Dagger F101 Mc Donnell Voodoo and the F105 Republic Thunderchief In its report the subcommittee said that the Chrysler Corp wai given virtually a blank check and told to build the tanks T43 in a hurry In point of fact the delivery dates were not met the mittee said and the tanks not acceptable for service 114 Changes Testing showed that 114 mbdifi cations had to be made before tha program but like most Republicans were acceptable to thV opposed the administration on foreign aid and foreign policy report said The Ma general rine Corps it rioted still refuseg None of the fireworks attendant on the career of SenMcCarthy the 62ton MILWAUKEE tfl Wisconsin Republicans nominated a firm friend of President Eisenhowers Modern Republicanism Tues day for the Senate seat previously held by Ikebaiting Joseph R McCarthy who died May 2 The visit with thegovernor folj Walter J Kohler Jr 53yearold threetime governor of the lowed a meeting of alumni out former Rep Glenn R Davis in a finish decided by the last vote counting in metropolitan Milwaukee precincts Kohler was alone in the sevenman GOP field in his full support of the President Davis is a 41yearold veteran of five terms in It was learned the Governorjthe House where he supported some of Eisenhowers domestic told the alumni representatives that he hoped the question of a special session this failjwould be resolved at a meeting Tie plans with Republican and Democratic legislators Those who met with the Gover nor in a 15minute session were Robert Buckmaster Waterloo president of the SUI Alumni terstate which is under construc tion north of Council Bluffs and was purchased from Mr and Mrs Ward Currie for That amounts to 400 per acre Loveless said that Malone re ported his investigation also showed The commission contracted for the land March 25 federal ap proval was given April 16 the purchase was made formally April 22 and the hearing at At lantic was on May 24 Above Appraisal Although the purchase was for 5150000 the governor said the land had been appraised at 200 I dont think it is good to buy before a hearing Loveless com mented The land couldnt be bought any cheaper that way Later Asst Atty Gen Don Swanson counsel for the Iowa Legislative Investigation Commit tee said the committee also would look into the purchase Council Bluffs interests have been urging the highway commis sion to change its present plan to give priority to construction of the Interstate 6 segment from Ne ola directly west to Loveland They want priority given to a di agonal from Neola to Council Bluffs Sioux City groups favor the Loveland priority Eisenhower Will School Aid Bill to Congress iglas Graves jAsst president of the Iowa State Col lege Assn and Mrs R F Niel sen Cedar Falls representing the ISTC Alumni Assn over into the campaign Only State Sen Gerald Lorge who ran a poor sixth called upon Mc Carthys old supporters for help will be opposed in the general election Aug 27 by Wil liam Proxmire whom he beat DUBUQUE UP The Dujtwice previously in gubernatorial buque County Board of Superelections Proxmire won the Dem Dubuque Residents Cry Dictatorship t Battle visors Tuesday approved a 2Vi million dollar county budget de WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower said Wednesday hel will submit a new school aid bill o the next session of a bill he said that wont put an albatross around the neck of the American taxpayer At a news conference Eisen iiower also firmly opposed add ing any jury trial amendment to the civil rights bill now before Jin getting the mutual security legislation through Eisenhower also denied with considerable heat that the contributed by Maxwell Gluck to the Republican Party had any thing to do with his nomination of Gluck to be ambassador to Ceylon Eisenhowers answers as he faced more than 200 newsmen Leopold Vows to Continue His Bid to Gain Freedom Peace Prevails Following Riot at Montana Prison DEERE LODGE Mont unarmed guard captain who en tered Montana Slate Prison where prisoners rioted for nearly nine hours Tuesday reported Wednes day the prisoners are secure trustees so he does not even know what his investments and similar properties are and thus could not s Nielsen said the governorjspite charges of dictatorship kee told them he would ask the legisjby Dubuque city residents j lative leaders to forget politics I ocralic nomination by defeating Rep Clement Zablocki of Milwau Remainder of Term and try to resolve the problem The budget was a 30 per cent the Senate and voiced thething he owns is in the hands of measure will be passed soon in its present form Eisenhower said toohe is very hopeful that Congress will act soon to provide an adequate for eign aid bill He said it was news to him that some Senate Demo crats have been complaining they could not get White House help of building needs at the schools incFeaf T 1 J 1 S budget The August election is for the remainder of McCarthys term Called Factual Loveless himself declined com ment except to say the material possibly use his position for perln sonal advantage and totaled which expires in January 1959 A committee from the Dubuquej The Republican vote in 3352 of Chamber of Commerce protested the states 3361 precincts Earlier in the day Loveless told newsmen he would call a special Republicans willlincrease the inequity of a reappraisal increase of city property valua ilion The city property valuation t i i A f session suggest a 1L V 1 Y ill I 1 1 program for if they agree to keep he sales tax at two per cent The financial problem arose when Loveless vetoed nearly 11 million dollars of 1957 appropria in Defends Stand On the school Eis enhower defended his stand that the compromise IVibilliondol lar bill which the House killed last week was not fully satisfac tory to him although he would accept it in order to meet the emergency shortage of class rooms The bill was defeated by fiveKoed a bill to continue the salesjjections with the county auditoriof the estimated 2200000 voters votes and various proponents ofitax at 2Vi per cent thus puttingjbefore they can hearingjThe Republican candidates polled llhe measure have said it wouldjit back to two per cent have passed if Eisenhower had was set at property outside the city was increased only y said Earlier Dr Robert McColsky a Dubuque dentist said approval of the budget would in the face of citizens protests would be tions for buildings at the three coming close to dictatorship Kohler Davis Alvin OKonski Warren P Knowles Henry P Hughes Lorge John C Schafer The Democratic vote same number of precincts 109127 100271 66747 23999 7536 7340 2233 the Proxmire Zabtocki 86836 56329 The total vote was slightly un leaviest ever producedin quanti y in the United its ground forces The committee blamed Armys sharply divided opin ion about theuse of Heavy in nuclear warfare for the fail ure to come up with a top ntch weapon It spend ing many millions on that had serious deficiences iha Army was finally persuaded spend a few more millions to cor rect a large number of the de ficiencies but not enough to sat isfy the tank corps No Discussion Tanks may be useful in nu clear warfare for grossing areas exposed to radioactivity the re port said But the Army couldnt make up its mind whether heavy medium or light tanks would be more suitable The subcommittee said it would take two or three years before the T43 was adequately modified to meet the Marines combat requirements The actual number of the heavy tanks so far manufactured II J HO1 schools at the same time he ve Citizens must file at least 75 obder than 25 per a top military secret So is the price the Army has paid for the state comptroller ranged from world problems to thrown wclght bemnd his personal finances Roar of Laughter Referring to a recent published They are behind locked doors in report that Eisenhowers person al worth is in the neighborhood two cellblocks Guard Capt Everett Ripley himself held hostage during the rioting went through the prison to make certain order prevailed He fold waiting members of the jMontana Prison Commission thatl jail was quiet inside the wails I Ripley said Harold Goff was TOLIET 111 Thrill killer sending near the cellblock guard Eisenhower said his objections I to the bill were mainly that it not put enough emphasis on the need of individual states for aid of a million dollars the President provoked a roar of laughter by saying that if that writer offers him a million to sell out hes go ing to make a sale Eisenhower addrd that every Nathan Leopold said Wednesday he would seek freedom until my phone to act as gobetween fori the Board of Prison Commission hours late Tuesday seizing eighlSMason City Clear to dying breath Leopold told a ers and the convicts news conference in the chapel at The inmates rioted for nine Stateville Penitentiary that he would start work immediately on another parole petition The balding paunchy prisoners appeal for executive clemency All About The Weather guards as hostages The riot end cloudy continued He said that giving funds to every slate w o u 1 d foster the opinion that the states were get ting something for nothing with the result he said that he doubted the flow of federal money could be shut off at the jend of the fiveyear period cov jered in the aid bill Shows Irritation Eisenhower showed much ir ritation when asked about Gluck the dress store chain executive Ceylon warnTand whose to ed when Atty Gen Forrest H Anderson told the convict leaders he would investigate conditions High Wednesday 9096 Thursday night 7074 Low post has been approved by th Senate His anger growing as he spoke Eisenhower said a mans politi and a reduced sentence was reiat the 88yearold prison He cloudy continued cal contributions would never fa jected Tuesday by Gov toconsider 20 warm and quite humid through I considered by him in the makin G Stratton imade by the rioters Thursday Low Wednesday night of an appointment And he said Leopold is serving terms of life Ripley was the only guard or his voice shaking with indigna and 85 years for his part in the state official to have gone into Ition he didnt take it very kindly thrill slaying of 14yearold the penitentiary since release ofFiveday Iowa Temperatures somcone should suggest he Bobby Franks in 1924 a killing the last of Ihe hostages Tuesday called the crime of the cen tury Now 52 and ailing with diabetes and a heart condition Leopold does not believe he will live to the year 1968 when he will be eligible for parole under his present sentences night average 3 lo 5 degrees abovejwould be swayed by such a con normal Thursday through next sideration Infant Electrocuted at Cedar Rapids CEDAR RAPIDS 7 month old child was electrocuted Tues day night in herhome here when she crawled over an extension cord in which there apparently was an exposed wire She was Kathaveene Nichols daughter of Mr and Mrs Neal Nichols Senate Facing Knotty Legislative Problem I WASHINGTON Sen jate Wednesday was facing a knotty legislative problem The debate on civil rights has stalled action on money authorizations for three big government agen cies Unless the debate is halted and the authorization voted pnj the agencies will be without funds after midnight But Oregons Sens Morse and Neuberger have re fused so far to go along with the unanimous consent ruling needed to halt and take up the olhcr legislation Eisenhower went on to say that Gluck is a man of considerable ability and has investigated lie been said carefully he real Monday with only minor dayto day changes Normal highs 85 north to 89 south Normal lows 61 north to 65 south Rainfall will average fwolenths to one half inch occurring as scat1the part of the world which fpred Ihiinrlcrslunvers iniermUlceylon post would involve butj lently throughout the period hr said certainly Gluck can1 Minnesota Fair and hot humid ized that Gluck is no expert on GlobeGarotte data 8 am Wednesday Maximum 91 Minimum 66 At 8 am up1 YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 7 75 63 HALSEY IMPROVES YORK Adm William F Bull Halsey was re ported quite improved Wednes day at Doctors Hospital where he jwas admitted late Monday for what described as a cerebral hemorrhage about 69 per cent of the total Ihe Democrats 31 per cent This was a somewhat higher percentage for the Republicans than in the 1956 senatorial primary when GOP candidates had about 65 per cent Kohler president of the Voll them The subcommittee said how ever that in allthe Army has spent more than one billion doU lars to build the T43 and M48 the socailed Patton48 a mediumweight tank It was not possible to determine how much Des Moines Boy 3 Afraid Climbs to Roof of Home TIES MOINES rath Co an enamelware firm at of the money went for either Sheboygan is a member of theJtank family that founded the Kohler Co The Kohler Co is involved in the longest strike in the United started April 5 jbut the former governor has noi connection with the company now He was elected governor in 1950 in his first try for public office and was reelected in 1952 andjold Michael Sloan 1954 beating Proxmire in his lastjroof atop his twostory home here two campaigns Tuesday and was pretty perturbed when firemen carried him dowa a ladder The boy was in tears but ha f jtold his mother that was only be 1 SW6O City cailse he was afraid he would get a spanking for causing Midsummer thunderstorms rumpus in the neighborhood He broke out across North the son of Mr and Mrs Bill Iowa Tuesday afternoon i Sloan j An unofficial three inches of Mrs Sloan said she didnt rain fell in 30 minutes at Sweaifcnow how Michael reached City The winddriven rain bent lofty perch but his brother Billv 11 i fti Heavy Rains Hit corn and flattened bean fields 5 old her Michael climbed but damage was not consideredjladder to gel on the first floor extensive top and when pulled him Algona reported 106 inch ofself up the slopping roof rain in a halfhour Streets in Michaels father a painter the east end of own were floodedwas at work and water was running bumper high The temperature at Algona dropped 21 degrees from a high of 95 after the storm struck City merchants have laid in a sup ply of silver dollars Ann Hoium is checking a generous supply of the somewhat unusual change shoppers will be given during Mason City Dollar Days Thursday Fri day and Saturday The idea came from the retail mer chants division of the Mason City Chamber of Com merce MAN ELECTROCUTED CEDAR RAPIDS Roland E Pierson 52 Cedar Rapids florist was electrocuted Tuesday while working on an addition to his greenhouse A short circuit itrom a blower apparently i reached Pierson via a ventilator and a stee girder IWhilf no IrMlU 31 ;