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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 8, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper tor UTYbLOBE ETTE HOME EDITION The VOL 9J Associated Preu Uaitod Prcu Full LMM WirM Newspoptr That Makes All North lowans Ntighbors MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE I IWt 7e Copy Conrirt Two SectWsSectlo W Arizonas Worst Crash Fatal td 16 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE COLO I1SUU WOL MO tm WTAD Qainey 930 WSUL U Ciij Ii45 Bat Our Underpaid Congressmen TS BEEN A LONG TIME since Ive shed any tears fo our poor underpaid over worked congressmen As a mat ter of fact I never did Ive al ways had a feeling that foi every one serving at a sacrifice at least 10 have found it to b a business opportunity Im remembering the report of a special study committee several years ago which brough in a tearful plea for bellei wages and hours for our na tional lawmakers This you recall was followed by a gen erous grant of higher pay bj our our lawmak ers a 50 per cent boost im mediately effective Certain members of Congres who had emphasized economy in their campaigns or pledged their constituents that they wouldnt seek higher congres sional pay either abstained from voting or voted against the pay hike But if any of them ever refused to go along and accep the benefits they never came to my notice That increase inci dentally was from to in one fell swoop INEZ ROBB of tht abler woman journalists on the na tional capital scene addressee some rather pointed remarks to this subject the otter day gressmeh she pointed iff in fact among the most high ly paidand lightly taxed execu tives in the United My she hastened lo add however is not based on the fact that they are highly paid and lightly taxed My legitimate complaint is that the trueincome of the congressman is never This trend toward conceal ment incidentally showed up conspicuously not so long ago when it was disclosed that mem bers of the senate are bound by honor and tradition not to reveal what members of their office staff including a lot of wives sons daughters and other relatives receive in salary The supposedly given to congressmen as payment in full fortheir services is just a beginning in most cases Inez Robb found cases in which this stated stipend zoomed to from three to eight times that amount when the many per quisites were taken into ac count And what are some of these perquisites To start with of course theres a alloca tion for secretarial help for members of the lower House Its tax free And weve seen in recent months how solicitous some of them arc of their nu merous kith and kin ONE IOWA CONGRESSMAN had a 19yearold law student son on the payroll for almost which is about what the Supreme Court in Iowa receive Maybe the formula was to start at the top and work down Another Iowa member had his wife on the payroll for plus Worth every cent theyre paid both Iowa congressmen maintained Then there was the freshman congressman from Indiana who acknowledged an arrangement under which the government has paid a month as rent for the front porch of his Hoosier home The money comes from an allowance of a year for each congressman for an office in his home district and a year for incidental expenses of the office When questioned about the matter the Hoosier voiced the view that its nobodys busi ness but my This would seem to be a somewhat blithe disregard of the fact that its taxpayer money thats being used for this front porch office in Indiana and for a motorized office employed by the Iowa congressman so generous with his wife In this of course were talk f ON PAOi 2 CREW DIED IN DESERT B24 Mystery Solved WIESBADEN Germany UPI The U S Air said Monday it was certain the craw of a mystery B24 Lib arator bombar found in Libya had bailtd out at low and perished in tha scorching dasart wastas Tha raport was basad on a study by an investigation team which flew to Libya to examine the derelict bomber Lady Be which had lain untouched for years on the desert until it was found last week by a team of geologists The Air Force said three engines were apparently out of fuel and were feathered when the bomber went into its final glide after a bombing run on Naples Italy The fourth was still operating when the plane hit a landing so gentle the bomber was only partly wrecked The crew had left the plane shortly before it crashed MO miles south of Bengazi and near the Kufra oasis The auto matic pilot and the trim tabs which maintain level flight were not set indicating the plane traveled only a short distance after the nineman crew bailed out The crew had left behind their water bottles which were found intact in Hie plane alongside their clothes and personal logs Next of kin of alJ the crewmembers have been contacted by the Defense Department The wife of one who since has re married said the men had been overseas only a few weeks when they were reported missing and later presumed dead 2Day Water Toll 6 By THE ASSOCIATED PKESS At least six lowans were vic tims of drowning incidents across the state last weekend Clyde Kauffman 27 Des Moines skin diver drowned Sunday afternoon at the Banner mine pits south of Des Moines in Warren County Kauffman and a companion Jack Parnell 27 of Des Moines were wearing appara tus in the pits authorities said apparently used lip his oxygen KAUFFMAN A N D Parnell surfaced and started to swim for shore but Kauffman disap peared A Clinton County man John Warner 25 Big Rock drowned Sunday in a sand pit at Wheat land while swimming with com panions Authorities dragged the pit for four hours before finding the body Another Sunday drowning vic tim was Larry W Norton 20 of near Baxter who died in Dodds pond about 20 miles northeast of Des Moines WILLIAM E MORSE 17 of near Webster drowned Satur day night in Eash Lake located our miles southeast of Parnell Casper C Cook 32 Evans dale drowned late Saturday while swimming in the Wapsi pinicon River at a dam near ittleton He disappeared after diving into the swollen river rom a fishway Kenneth R Gladhill 16 son of Clinton Asst Fire Chief Paul Gladhill drowned Saturday when the boat in which he and hree companions were riding capsized in Beaver Slough about 150 feet from a boat dock The youths were returning from an outing on the Mississippi River Graham May Make Journey to Moscow LONDON American Mason City Fair and continued warm Monday night lows in the 60s Chance of a shower or Ihundershower and not so warm Tuesday Highs 7580 Iowa Fair and continued warm Monday night lows in the 60s Chance of a shower or thun dershower north Tuesday partly cloudy elsewhere not so warm extreme northwest highs upper 70s northwest to the mid 80s southeast Fur t h e r outlook Wednesday partly cloudy and cooler Few widely scattered Fiveday Iowa Temperatures for the week will average 6 to 8 degrees above normal Only minor day to day changes will occur until tem peratures cool toward the end of the week Lows 5659 Highs 7982 Rainfall will average 30 to 80 Rainfall will occur as showers and thunderstorms mostly the latter half of the week Mirmesota Partly cloudy showers continued warm High Tuesday 7890 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Monday Maximum 86 Minimum 59 At 8 76 YEAR AGO Maximum 76 Minimum 58 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Sunday Maximum 88 Minimum 60 INTELLECTUAL MATCH SYLVIA Kan Alice Lo raine Smart was married here Sunday to Arthur Learned Missile Delivers the Mail WASHINGTON Ml The Post Office Department Monday an nounced the first successful mai delivery by guided missile The missile a Navy Regulu I was launched by a sub marine in the Atlantic and landed at the auxiliary nava air station at Mayport near Jacksonville Fla The submarine was the Barbe ro a missile vessel THE DISTANCE the missile traveled was about 100 miles The cargo of letters in cluded one addressed to Presi dent Eisenhower Other messages in the cargo all from Postmaster General Summerfield were for members of the Cabinet members of Congress justices of the Su preme Court the governors of all American states and terri tories and the postmasters gen eral of the 99 other nations which are members of the Uni versal Postal Union The missile was fired at and landed safely at the department said SUMMERFIELD describing the event in a telephone con versation said it was a drama tic sight He reported the wheeled mis sile made a perfect landing on the runway trailing a parachute to slow it down The weight of the payload was not immediately disclosed but Summerfiel4 work ers were ready for it They unloaded proc essed it it on its way The event marked aJong step toward regular missile mail service a development which Summerfield has been confi dently predicting Communist Leads in Sicily Voting PALERMO Sicily Ufi A Christian Democratic rebel and his supporters of the Commun istled left were running far ahead of Christian Democrats Monday in early returns in Sicilys crucial legislative elec ion Christian Democrat reg ulars whose party holds the reins of government al Rome lad the biggest single total With about 60 per cent of the sallots counted returns showed he Christian Democrat rebel Silvio Milazzo the Communists and Socialists together had about 44 per cent of the votes AP Photofax GET HONORARY DEGREES Mere dith Willson and John A Ken way hit The awarded nedv were among those receiving hon a doctor of music degree Kennedy orary degrees at Coe College commence publisher of the Sioux Falls b ment exercises Willson native of Ma ArgusLeader received a doctor of hu and composer of the Broad inanities Higher Debt Ceiling New Bond Rate Asked WASHINGTON Eisenhower Monday asked Con gress to scrap the interest ceil ing on government bonds both long and short term He also called for an increase in the na tional debt ceiling In a special message Eisen hower said such steps arc nec Yank Airman First to Gross Ocean Rocket Nose Cone PARIS UP An Ameri can airman Monday claimed to be me first human to cross the Atlantic in a missile nose cone But he did it the easy way The nose cone was in the cargo hold of a C124 Globe master flying from Denver to Paris Crewmen dared Joseph Bejl London to make the trip in the nose cone and he did it After his history making flight Bell said Im sort of Girl Electrocuted While Mowing Lawn NEVADA Of A 19yearold jirl was electrocuted Sunday while she was mowing the lawn with an electric mower Sandra Smith was mowing grass in a ditch and stepped into some vater police said cssary for successful manage ment of the public debt now r record billion He said the Treasury Depart ment will formally put before Congress requests for 1 REMOVAL OF the current per cent interest ceiling on savings bonds 2 Elimination of the presen 4Vi per cent interest limit o marketable tha five 3 A hike in the permanent na tional debt ceiling from the cur rent billion dollars to billion plus an increase in th 16 Railroad Cars Derail at Jefferson JEFFERSON WP A IGcar train derailment here1 kcp crews working into the carl morning hours Monday in cf forts to clear away wreckage from the Chicago and North Western line The 16 boxcars were scattered like matchsticks over most of the northsouth streets in town and over both tracks Company officials said the derailment was caused by a hot box on one of the cars Scv cral of the cars were loaded JUICY CONTRACT HOLLYWOOD JPi Jerry Lewis has signed a 7year million contract which Para mount Studios said is the big gest price paid in Hollywood or the services of one star Hawaii Sending Greetings to Band Festival in Forrfi of Leis evangelist Billy Graham said Monday he may fly to the Soviet Union Thursday for a few days 0 meet religious leaders Bull ic told a news conference he las no plans to conduct a cru ade there One Grahams riends said the evangelist had been invited to visit the Soviet Union by leaders of the Baptist Church there Graham said he believed the Soviet people are basically religious We must dis Inguish between the Communist government and the Soviet peo le for the Russians are very people and we must have love for On the Inside General News 2 4 North Iowa Local News 1111 Sports 1314 Society Latest 22 By CARL WRIGHT GlobeGaiette Staff Writer Greetings from the 50th state have been flown to the 21st North Iowa Band Festival in the form of six genuine Hawaiian leis The leis will be presented Tuesday by Chairman Ray Seney at the grand finale at Roosevelt Stadium They will go to the new queen Miss North Iowa 1959 the retiring queen Miss Jan Clark Bancroft Miss North Iowa 1958 two past queens and the two Bairds Mrs Bil Baird and Mrs W H Baird wife and mother respectively of Bil Baird THE LEIS are individually packed in plastic bags moist and under refrigeration They were made available by the Ma son City GlobeGazette through Hobart Duncan the former wire editor on the GlobeGazette and now news editor of the Hon olulu StarBulletin This is the 50th stales way of saying Aloha Festival Duncan is the son of Mr and Mrs Hobarl Duncan 2506 Shore Clear Lake Direction of the huge parade which is the opening evant o Band Festival Day will be by the Jaycees Dave Butler pa rade chairman will be in the KSMN office at State and Fed eral to direct the operation R J Dick Brinkman of KSMN will be in charge of the short wave mobile units which will be used as parade aids in lining up the parade and keep ing it together Block captains with portable equipment will assist in direc tion of the parade The mobile units are equipped with twoway speakers which will enable the parade chairman and captains to keep in touch with each other throughout the parade The regular KSMN broadcast of the parade will start at 10 official parade lime KGLOTV IS carrying rhe pa rade starting at with a demonstration by the Clear Lake Junior Drum and Bugle Corps preceding the official pa rade KGLOTV also will feature the queen candidates at 4 p m and will have a special inter view with the new Miss North Iowa 1959 at Tues day program wili in clude a concert In Central Park at by the Mason City All Grade School Band under the direction of F Stanley Dav is J W Bud Winger will be master of ceremonies Following the parade lunch eon will be served at the Hotel Hanford for the visiting hand masters and their wives honor guests Bil and Cora Baird New York City and ComposerDirec tor Paul Yoder Fort Laudcr dale Fla Luncheon for the queen candidates will be in the Sky Room of the hotel From to there will be a program in Central Park Queen candidates will be introduced at 2 by Robert Hale Others appearang at this time will be Bil and Cora Baird Americas foremost puppeteers Miss Joyce Rice national senior baton champion Miss Joanne MacDonald Miss Iowa and Donald Red Blanchard enter tainer THE FINAL uptown concert by the Osagc High School Band will be at Sidney Stolt is director The grand finale at Roosevelt Stadium will start at with the grand entry of bands This will be followed by entry of queens attendants col ors and color guard Following the flag raising ceremony there will be a procession of the reign ing queen Miss North Iowa 1958 queens of other years and he 1959 queen candidates and host esses They will circle the entire field and take Ihcir places upon the platform with Miss North Iowa 1958 on the throne MISS JOYCE RICE Green field will perform both with batons and fire batons There will be a marching demonstra tion by the Charles City High School Band under the direction of Mahlon E Collins The crowning of Miss North Iowa will be part of a new cere mony including the massed band numbers directed by Paul Yoder composerdirector of Fort Lauderdale Fla The numbers wDl include The American Bristol Wagon Wheels and Let Me Call You the later a salute o the new queen Accompaniments and incidcn music will be by the Mason Ken Kew of KGLOTV will bciCity Municipal Band with Carle of ceremonies L Stewart director temporary limit from the pres cnt 288 billion to 295 billion In the savings bond field Ei scnhower said the Treasub1 De parlment plans a new interes rate of 3 per cent on all sc rics E and II bonds sold beginning June 1 That is an in lerest hike of a half of one pe cent Eisenhower said fxirther Ch Treasury Department plans a improved interest rate on a series and H bonds no1 outstanding as well as improve extension terms for outstandin E bonds when they mature THE PUBLIC DEBT mus be managed so as to safcguar the public Eiscnhowe told Congress It must be managed in a tvay thai is consistent with ceo tiomic growth and The President cited reason why he believes removal of thi ntcrest ceiling on governmen jonds is neccssnry al this time Rapid growth in borrowing de nands of corporations individ uals slate and local govern mcnts tends to diminish tin amount of funds available fo nveslmcnt in direct federal gov ernment securities he said ALSO EISENHOWER added he bond market has been af eclcd by recent preference imong some buyers for common slocks The Presidenl noted Lint some onds arc priced in lie market o yield more thnn 4V4 per cent Thus he said the current ceiling makes it virtually impos siblc to sell government bonds n the competitive market Eisenhower said the govern ment must do more longterm orrowing in order lo avoid undue shortening of the public which is inflationary Performer Fatally Shot by Boy 9 PITTSBURGH WvA woman cnterlainer who faced dealh daily holding targets in a trick hooting acl was accidentally shot to death Sunday by a 9 carold boy who came to see icr perform The shot came al frontier town exhibit at the iltsburgh Bicentennial Exposi ion in Point Park H ended the ife of Mamie Alice Pcniman J8 Sun Valley Calif The youth who thought he was playing vith a stage prop rifle is Frank ifonaco SAME MFETV OErAHTMKNT FIGURES 32 Hurt in Bus PileUp Fell Asleep Driver Says PHOENIX Ariz arm laborers were killed and 2 others were injured when a crudely fashioned bus crashed nto a tree and exploded near Phoenix Monday The highway patrol which lad difficulty determining the number of charred and cre mated bodies in the twisted listed these figures as official but said there may be more dead All he victims were Mexicaa nationals Many of the injured were ported in serious condition with burns and broken bones THE PATROL quoted tht driver Natb Manuel Gloria as saying he dozed vat the wheel loria said he had been feeling sleepy and was going to stop at an intersection 100 yards ahead o turn the driving over to his assistant The driver escaped serioui njury The workers were enroule rom a labor office at Mesa to garlic fields at Tolle son west of Phoenix The truck which had been converted into a bus withsides and a lop left a main suburbs thoroughfare just south the Phoenix city limits plowed through a ditch and smashed tree PATROLMEN SAID the head on crash burst the vehicles fuel line and caused an explosion Elmer Charbeneau who lives near the scene said an explor sion awakened him It sound ed like a loud clap of he said I ran to the window and saw flames spread over tha entire bed of the bus Then I ticard screaming By the time I got there most of those who could get out were wandering in a near jy field or were stretched out in the The converted truck had only one exit a single door at rear Those who escaped appeared to be In a state of shock They wandered about the field aim cssly TWO SURVIVORS told of the scramble to get out the only door and how the laborers had o fight their way around a big valer barrel and a pile of suit cases Leopold Martinez 28 said he vas silling near the door when ic felt the crash It knocked me to the floor The whole bed he said Three or four men jumped over me and out the door I the door and rolled out into the ditch Some of the men were asleep on Ihe floor under the benches They never had a chance to get The accident was the worst raffic crash in Arizona history Clark Gets Eight Years for Murder FOREST CITY Arthur Clark 22 Thompson was taken to Fort Madison Monday by Vinnebago County Sheriff Mor is Monson He was sentenced Saturday to a term of eight ears in the penitentiary by udge Tom Boynton Clark had been held in jail ere bound over to the Septem er term of grand jury on a harge of second degree murder ollowing the death of S G Buchholtz 47 on May 24 The eath resulted from a blow al egediy struck by Clark in a ght outside a tavern on the orth edge of Thompson Dudley Weible Forest City at orney who had been appointed o defend Clark Saturday ercd a plea of guilty to aughter ;