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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 12, 1958, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for flu CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TH I HI Af THAT A K i S A L L NORTH IOWANS NIIGHIORS HOME EDITION VOL LXIV Pnu United Prew ruB a Copy MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE II IfSi Pentagon ThU Paper of Four HI Debated Ike Loses First Test WASHINGTON The House voted 183170Thursday against a change backed by President Eisenhower in the first test on his defense reorganization plan The vote was a teller count with out a record by names The vote w h i c h could changedby roll call later came on an amendment Eisenhower backers wanted to attach to a re organization bill approved by the House Armed Services Commit tee The amendment would have taken from the bill language re quiring the secretary of defense to exercise his authority over the armed services through their own secretaries Republicans are seeking a com promise between 1 the reorgan ization bill approved by the House Armed Services Committee but sharply criticized in three partic ulars by Eisenhower and 2 a measure tailored closely to the Presidents specifications WHEN THE COMPROMISE was offered Wednesday Democratic leaders made it plain they were insisting on the committee bill Both the GOPbacked measure and the committee bill would con fer greater powers on the secre tary of defense and would stream line the chain of command over combined combat forces But ttiey differ on how the sec retary could exercise his author ity over the individual services and on the means by which Army Navy and Air Force leaders can carry appeals to Congress Rep Joseph W Martin Jr of Massachusettsthe House Repub lican 95 per cent of the GOPmembers will support the compromise Of course we are a minority by 30 Martin said We will have topick up some Democrat votes to prevailbut i am hopeful that we will IN THE SENATE meanwhile the Finance Committee approved without achange Eisenhowers Houseapproved bill to extend present corporation and federal excise tax rates for one year The committee rejected a mo tion by Sen Paul H Dougles CD Ill to supplant the tax extension with a sixbilliondollar tax cut proposal The Douglas proposal would have called for cuts in in come small business and vari ous excise taxes Similar pro posals by Douglas had been re jected in committee previously Senate Opens Action on Labor Bill WASHINGTON W By a vote of 860 the Senate wrote into its labor bill Thursday additional powers for the secretary of labor to force union compliance with its terms Lack of such powers was one of the criticisms of the biE voiced earlier this week by Secretary of Labor Mitchell An amendment putting them in was offered by Sen John S Cooper and was accepted by Sen John F Kennedy D chief sponsor of the meas ure THE AMENpMENT would give the secretary subpoena powers to compel testimony of witnesses and the production of books and records in enforcing sections dealing with union elections trusteeships and financial re porting by unions union officers and employers Kennedy also agreed to accept amendments by Cooper con cerned with exempting s m a II unions from the financial report ing requirements and with mak ing financial reports available to rankandfile union members THE MEASURE is designed to curb union abuses and also give organized labor some of the things it wants Senate Democratic Leader Lyn don B Johnson DTex ex pressed hope the bill could be passed by Friday night Kennedy conceded in advance that his bill would not satisfy the extremes on the labor said no measure could do that Deny I nf luence by Presidential Aide THIS TIME OLD MAN RIVER LOST An Air Force enlisted man one of many who worked the floodwall during the night checks sandbags lined atop the levee protecting Peru Ind from the Wa AP Photofax bash River While the river level is nearly a foot above the floodwall the sandbags held back the river from inundating a vast residential area in South Peru Tornadoes Floods Play Havoc in Several States Adams to Answer Charges Go Id fine Tells of Friendship BOSTON Mass ffi Boston millionaire industrialist Bernard Goldfine confirms that one of his companies had paid hotel bills for Sherman Adams presidential aide and Mrs Adams but denied Adams had used influence on gov ernment officials on Goldfines behalf In a statement Goldfine con tended charges in Washington by members of a House subcommit tee on Legislative Oversight were an irresponsible smear on my good name and the good name of Sherman Adams The statement issued by Gold fine through his lawyer Samuel Pr Sears said the Goldfines and the Adamses have been close friends for 20 years as a result of an acquaintanceship which grew out of his textile manufacturing business in New Hampshire ADAMS IS A former governor BT UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL Black funnels renewed their destructive march aloag the Mid wests tornado alley late Wed while the rivers rested in floodstricken Indiana About 25 to 30 homes in a two andahalf block area in Wichita Charles Ciryans Hurt in Crash Near Hubbard CHARLES CITY Mr and Mrs R D Markle Charles City were in an Iowa Falls hospital Thursday with injuries suffered n a twocar accident on Highway 55 near Hubbard Markle is cash ier of the Commercial Trust and Savings Bank here They were enroute to DeS Moines to attend a final session of the grand assembly of the Or der of Rainbow for Girls They wereto bring their daughter Mary back to Charles City from activities at Des Moines Markles auto was reported to have collided with another car which had moved across the high way to make aIeft turn The driv T of the other car involved ap parently changed his mind about urning and swerved back onto he highway in front of the Markles car Mrs Markle suffered a broken eg and broken wrist Markle re ceived a cut on bis chin and Druises KISHl REELECTED TOKYO No busuke Kishi was reelected Prime Minister of Japan Thurs day by the new lower house of Parliament The 61y e a rold leader of the dominant Liberal Democ rats defeated Socialist Moaburo Suzuki 290162 were damaged when a tornado swept through the northeast sec tion and at least one person was injured High tension wires ripped down and officials said damage would have been more severe had the twister made a direct hit Another tornado ripped into Scottsbluff in Nebraskas Pan handle destroying outbuildings corrals and farm machinery on an outlying farm Meanwhile raging winds and heavy hail in The Weather Mason City Cloudy occasional showers or thunderstorms through Friday Not much change in temperature Low Thursday night upper 50s High Friday upper 60s Iowa Scattered showers and thunderstorms Thursday night and continuing in east portion Friday Thunderstorms locally heavy and possibly severe Thursday night Warmer Thurs day night low 5868 Cooler Fri day Minnesota Showers little tem perature change flicted on the sugar beet corn crops HEAVyVRAlNSin theGering FortLaramie Kan region drew a comment froma flood control consultant that the area has lost all control of water from any kind of rain storm Several other tornadoes were sighted throughout the Midwest but early reports indicated dam ages were not severe New thunderstorms ranged across parts of Illinois and Indi ana heightening an already dan gerous flood situation in the lat ter state UP TO 100 BLOCKS of Marion Ind were under water in what was termed the worst since 1913 when millions of property were destroyed The Wabash River crested at 225 feet at Peru Ind Wednes day night after it overflowed its banks and caused 1000 persons to flee their homes Elsewhere in Indiana raging rivers drove another 4000 per sons to higher ground Thousands of acres of farmland were inundated in a broad area running 100 miles north of Indi anapolis and stretching to the borders of the neighboring states GlobeGazette weather data to 8 am Thursday up Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 69 45 55 trace 76 50 CRASH KILLS 3 PONCA CITY Okla WVA flaming Air Force jet training plane hurtled out of a rainstorm onto an isolated farm home Wed nesday night killing three per sons of Illinois and Ohio Flash floods threatened in Olpe Kan where almost five inches of rain fell Wednesday night and Thursday of New Hampshire Wohave entertained them and they have entertained us Gold fine said On some occasions whenMrand Mrs Adams have been passing through Boston I have entertained them at a Boston hotel and the bills have been paid by one of my companies But Goldfine insisted Adams has never used any influence in my behalf with any government agency or ever attempted to do so nor have I ever asked him to doso Any suggestion that he used influence to help me in Washing ton or tried to do so is com pletely unwarranted In Washington Rep Orden Har ris DArk offered a standing in vitation for Adams or anyone else to tell Harris House subcommit tee about any improper influence on federal regulatory agencies Harris announced alse that were going to start building the case Monday in an inquiry which so far has puted allegations featured dis that Adams Dulled strings to help Goldfine kansas Democrat said he would call in Federal Trade Commission and Securities and Exchange Commission officials Goldfine MAIN AREAS OF INFESTATION Shaded map indicate the main areasof the grasshopper infes tation in Colorado Kansas New Mexico Nebraska Texas and Oklahoma v States Ask for Ad to Combat Hoppers DENVER Coloradolaunched an attack against grass hopper hordes Thursday but Gov Steve McNichols warned the ac tion can be only a limitedone unless largescale federalaid is thrown into the fight The funds are needed he said to protect thevllOmuliondoUar wheatcrop ripening on the high plains of easternColorado and for the hay crop needed to carry cattle through next winter Turned dQwn bythe White Hojuse Wednesday in an effort to have the region declared a disaster area eligible for funds said he i appeal to the U S Departnient of Agri culture for partof million available for under the agricultural conservation pro AERIAL CHASE Young Flier Toying With Suicide Idea ALEXANDRIA La Dal las airman apparently toying with over Barks dale AFB at Shreveport Thurs day afternoon in a rented Ught plane A pursuing Air Force jet set down at Barksdale forced to abandon the chase from lack of fuel A helicopter took off from Barksdale at once The airman A 3C Donald IN AN INTERVIEW the ArKeeton 19 an electronics student SAME Congresswomans Miffed Husband Joins Ranks of Demo Opponent 3rms have been in trouble h k both agencies Also under meanwhile poena is a Goldfine bookkeeper who so far has balked at turning over all records Harris wants Adams was reported ready to deny that he swung favored FTC and SEC treatment for Goldfine White House Press Secretary James C Hagerty indicated a statement by Adams probably would be made public Hager tys afternoon news conference In reply to questions Hagerty said Adams had seen Eisenhower during the morning but he added he did not know whether there was any discussion of the Gold fine matter Fort Dodge Trucker Injured in Crash on Algona Street Fort Dodge man at Keesler AFB at Biloxi Miss was flying at 1500 feet He turned ast toward Monroe La KEETON LEFT a suicide note off about three Keeton landed at Alexandria about am some hours after he left the Gulfport Miss Municipal Airport in a singleen gine plane Richard Bowen gas attendant at Esler Airport here said he had been alerted to be on the lookout for Keeton He said when the Dallas Tex youth asked about fuel he tried to stall him by telling him the gas truck wasnt due for about 30 minutes BOWEN SAID Keeton waited around for awhile and while he was there he received a telephone call Bowen said Keeton left the phone off the hook saying he had to check his orders The airman got into his plane and took off Bowen said as state police arrived at the field At Gulfport a Harrison Coun ty deputy sheriff said Keetons note said he was going to gram announced he will ask the Legislature when it meets Monday in emergency session to appropriate up to a million and a half dollars for the struggle with the hoppers This apparently would wipe out the surplus in the states general fund Paul W Swisher state agricul ture commissioner reported the hopper infestation described as the ever now covers more than 10 million acres Crops reportedly are being chewed to bits The state agriculturedepart ment announced the start of a range spraying program with five twoengine planes flying out of Cheyenne Wells in eastcentral Colorado It said nearly 500000 acres will be covered in this co operative venture at a cost of about 60 cents an acre Chief Highway Engineer Mark U Watrous reported his depart1 ment will begin spraying roadside weeds along 18000 miles of roads muiauay 01 injuries received in m eastern Colorado Friday using a traffic accident near Cincin 25 pieces of spraying machinery Lebanon Borders Watched UNTeam Arrives BEIRUT Lebanon a The first contingentof UN observers moved into Lebanon Thursday less than 24hours after the Se curity Council ordered a border watchto keep oiitVwhat Lebanon calls intruders from President Nassers United Arab Republic The first group of Jive officers New Zealander two Swedes and two Italians drove from Israel into south Lebanon and then headed for Beirut The officers are from the UN truce group in Palestine REFLECTING the urgent view the Council took of the Lebanese situation Secretary General Dag Hanimarskjold ordered them to Lebanon immediately until he can recruit a separate organization from UN mem bers Acting la response to a com plaint by Lebanon that its mde pendence was threatened by interference frbmtheKUnited Arab RepubUci Councavbted iO0 in f avatrot crea tingari Mirer charged ing any flow of rebels or armi into the country The Soviet Union abstained ItJ veto would have killed the plan which was submitted by Swe den and urged by the Western powers UN DIPLOMATS were elated It was the first time in several years the Council had taken con crete action to set up onthespot machinery to handle an interna tional dispute Just before the vote Lebanese Foreign Minister Charles Malik declared the Council must con sider whether the cause of peace would be served by anschluss his country with certain parts of the Middle East This was an obvious reference to the UAR Russia said it wouldnt veto the move as was feared since there were no objections by the UAR US Ambassador Henry Cabot odge hailed the Council action as a practical step toward peace DIES OF INJURIES IOWA CITY Meri cle 22 of Centerville died at Uni versity Hospitals here early Thursday of injuries received in nati Iowa May 24 INSIDE RUSSIA TODAY Shopping in Russia Often an Adventure EDITORS NOTE This Is ont in a series of articles based on John Gonthers new book In side Russia Today By JOHN GUNTHER MOORHEAD Minn UPI The house divided dispute be tween blonde congresswoman Coya Knutson and her stayat home husband has settled into an earnest intraparty battle Andrew Knutson 47 a hotel keeper at Oklee Minn has joined the ranks of an anti Coya faction in the state Demo cratic Party Its a free country Mrs Knutson said in Washington adding her husband has the right to support whomever he chooses I would be the first to respect that right Knutsons move places him in the camp of Moorhead business man Marvin A Evenson who will oppose the attractive con gresswoman in the September primary Evenson said his candidacy is being promoted by a 35mem ber committee which believes there have been shortcomings in the way we have been repre sented in Washington and thst a man could do a better job The congresswomans hus band first made his opposition known more than a month ago when he issued an open letter asking his wife to quit politics and return to the kitchen He modified his stand later Coya could stay inpolitics pro vided she fired her handsome administrative assistant Bill Kjeldahl Knutson apparently decided to do some politicking of his own when his wife said last week that Kjeldahl was staying on In promising a hardhitting primary battle Evenson said he counted on support from the heavily ScandinavianAmerican population in ihe region to make Mrs Knutson go along with her husbands wishes for a home life s Kenneth Rock 41 received asoon anyway and wanted to die Shopping in Moscow frequently broken leg facial bone injuries jn thc air and in a hospital an adventure Shops are closed Monday al and multiple abrasions in a car truck crash here Wednesday Rock was headed east three fourths of a mile from the city limits on McGregor St A truck owned by the Dorweiler Sand hecause that is the way to go Gravel Co West Bend was head ed west In attempting to avoid hitting a tractor the two ve hicles collided The car was badly damaged and the front wheels of the truck Upswing Noted in Payment of Wages WASHINGTON The first upswing in wage payments since the recession began last August has more than 130000 custom ers a day Macys in New York has more but even so the figure is substantial GUM sells every thing from fur coats to single hairpins PRICES APP E It is difficult to calculate what the ruble means to a Russian but c j means 10 a missian but Is the Sofiday35 6Ven the COSt most of the week This is because shops are ob to stay on Sun for the of liged open days modifies is outlandish and there are astounding discrepan cies among values An American jazz record can fetch 400 rubles at par on the black mar ket and this is also the price of a good radio An automobile does not cost more than about a dozen times the price of a pair of shoes Crazy But again qualification is necessary All luxuries are high also clothes but in general staple Red Square a GUNTHER foods are comparatively chean 7 lo an increase in federal series of arcades known as GUM as are items in culturebooks taken o Fort DotT ifion milfState Department is one and recovdTiSd taken to Dodge dollars the biggest in the world and aaccs of mediocre quality are is reported by the Commerce Deconvenience partment The department said Wednes day that the nations personal in driven under the rear Herman j come rate increased by 1V4 billion G Brockschmidt West Bendidollars on a yearly basis during W at people who work the rest of the week One d e p a r tment store on the ;