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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 19, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North lowos Daily Newspaper Edited tec Citt GLOBE HOME EDITION T h VOL 1J Prcw United IMS Ntwspoper That Makts All NortJrJ lowans Neighbors MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JUNf CWThU COMUU at Two n Strauss Big Four Parley Collapses Juke Box Eyed by They Want Cut oi Proceeds From Music Machines By FRANK ELEAZER WASHINGTON Gould is composer which is said means he writes songsthat millions of people dont sing But you never can tell he sqid and when one his ballad winds up in the juke box top 10 he will w a n t his share of the dinies This did seem reasonable and in fact I had assumed my re at a local deli catessen in Kookie Happy Organ and other such current classics included at leasta small cut for the gen iuses who composed them Not so Gould told a House ju diciary subcommittee Gould said when it wrote the copyright law back in 1909 somehow failed to foresee what would evolve from the player piano THE LAW SAID when people played music1 for profit except on theNickelodeon theyhad to cut in the composer Now the subcommittee was told we music a half bil liondollars eachyear into 000 juke boxes directdescend ants theV exempted player piano And about all the operators have to say to the song writers it was claimed is Give You Anything But Dorothy Fields who wrote that one back in the days when piano players and others bought in sheet form said it sold a million copies now she said it would do well to seT Record sales are what counts today said Miss Fields THE DEAL ON these is that the lyricist and composer gen erally can count on splitting one cent per sale for each rec ord sold Leonard Whitcup said that sounds pretty good but doesnt work put too well at the end of the month He said he came up a while back with a real juke box hit It was called From The Vine Came the and the squeezings turned out to be HAIL THE CHIEF AP Piiotorax Robert Clark Des Moines waves to his election as president of the U S Junior Chamber of Commerce At rightis outgoing president Bob Cox Chapel Hill N C Clark Named of Jaycees BUFFALO N Y 32J a Des Moines attorney is the new president of the U S Junior Chamber of Commerce Clarks election to the groups top office came early Friday when his two remaining opponents withdrew1 from the race in the midst of the llth ballot Nearly delegates to the national convention screamed heir approval of the former juicy In fact the juke box op erators grossed two milliondol lars on it he estimated As for him and his partner they split a little over So when you plug up your ears for a public rendition of Quiet or part com pany with a dime to hear Good bye Jimmy the juke box owner may call you Dream Lover but the fellows who gen erated these tunes will be some thing less than RICHARD AHLERT a music publisher who took a chance with writer Jack Vaughn on the musical farewells to Jimmy which currently are being heard in saloons all over the country told the committee this song is doing fine as songs go He said it may even pay his firm for the 90 ether new items it has issued which nobody much has been buying Especial ly he said if Congress will plug up the loophole through which all those nickles dimes and quarters have been slipping into the juke box v Housewife Shot in Argument With Mate OSKALOOSA house wife was critically wounded in the abdomen Friday while ap parently fighting over a gun with her husband police said Mrs John Whitlatcb 44 ran to neighbors for help and police found her husband John 62 still in the home Police said Mrs Whitlatch was unable to give details of the incident WhitJatch being held for in i star as voters and g th eir wives form ed an a keline parades through he Buffalo Auditorium J The election of Clark was termed unanimous when his four opponents periodically dropped out of the running However the jig swing came when Thomas Marshall 30 Jackson re eased his delegations and Edward Alaska conceded the election to Clark On the 10th ballot Clark galh yotes Merdes 818 and Marshall 732 The voting lasted 11 hours and 45 minutes Clark succeeds Robert Cox Chapel Hill N in the un salaried job Clark and his fam ily will receive travel and liv ing expenses while residing at J a y c e e Headquarters in the Little White House in Tulsa Okla An attorney for the Iowa Pow er and Light Clark was elected to the Des Moines Jay cees board of directors in 1954 when he Coined the organiza tion The next year he was the chapters president and in 1957 he was elected president of the Iowa State Jaycees Last year he was chosen a vice president by the national convention dele gates at Los Angeles Clark graduated from Drake University ir 1950 where he won six letters in football and track He is president of the Nationa D Club of Drake University and is a member of the Drake RelaysCommittee Governors Auto Involved in Crash DES MOINES UPI Gov Herschel C Loveless official car with Mrs Loveless as pas senger was involved in a minor car accident here Friday The car driven by the Governors chauffeur Warrant Officer Jack Crippen was struck by another car at Grand Ave and Fleur Drive Both cars were traveling in the same direction and the other car pulled into the Love Living Costs Reached New Peak in May WASHINGTON W Living costs hit a new peak in May Small rises in prices for prac tically all types of consumer goods lifted the Labor Depart ments cost index onetenth pf one per cent from the April ess car from another lane Mrs Loveless said No one was hurt and there was only minoridam age SAME IOWA WkIM n DAT 242 DKFAHTMENT Es ira iratfto IB level At 124 per cent of the 194749 base period the index was the highest it Has ever reached And the prospect is for a fur ther small increase during the summer months In reporting the figures day the Labor Department said spendable earnings of factory their pay after federal tax deductions also hit a record Recess of 3 Weeks Impasse Over Rival Plans GENEVA The Big Four conference collapsed Friday East and West agreed to recess until mid July and then try again for a peace settlement Western sources reported that a final plenarysession will be held Saturday at which both sides probably will place their positions formally on the record Then the four foreign ministers will return to their homes for a cooling off period SECRETARY of Christian Herler and his Wes tern Foreign Secretary Selwyn and French Foreign rice Couve de Murville tolc Russias Foreign Minister An drei Grdmykp there was m point in continuing the preseni talks But with a deadline stil hanging over Berlin the West was unwilling to see the1 talks completely broken Gromy ko agreedto come back to a new round of bargaining start ing July 13 Soviet Premier Nikita Khrush chey plunged the cold war their Fn with the Wests fipal com promise offer on Berlins future KHRUSHCHEV OFFERED to lift histinie limit for Allied oc cupation of West Berlin froma year to 18 months in exchange for peace treaty negotiations which would place East and West Germany on equal footing The West immediately turned down the plan as unacceptable Simultaneously the Soviet Union rejected the Wests final compromise plan on Berlin Khrushchevs proposal was contained in a speech which he made in Moscow a group of visiting East Germans In his speech Khrushchev also made these points A summit conference is neces saryand will come sooner or later The best solution to the Ger man problem is a peace treaty with an allGerman government or a committee representing the divided states Separate peace treaties with the two Germanics would fee preferable to the present situa tion if an allGerman govern The average for the factory worker heading a family of four was a week It was for the single factory worker These earnings each were 35 cents higher than the record set in April The department said the rise in spendable earnings was due both to longer working hours and higher pay rales The buying power of the work er is up about 9 per cent from a year ago because living costs have changed very little since then Texaco Planning to Purchase Superior NEW YORK UP Texaco is planning to purchasethe ment cannot be achieved STILt SMILING AP Pholotux j Strauss Commerce The former head of the wears Atomic was the earlier the Senate cabinet nominee to be turned his nomination to be Secretary down bythe Senate since 1925 Mason City Generally fair Fri day night and Saturday Cool er Friday night Lows in mid Highs mid 80s Iowa Partly cloudy and cooler Friday night Lows lower 60s southeast to 50s elcswhere Saturday generally fair with little temperature change and highs 70s northeast to about 90 west Further outlook Sunday generally fair and a little warmer Minnesota Fair and pleasant High Saturday 82 Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 Friday Maximum 73 Minimum 57 At 8 73 Precipitation 05 YEAR AGO Maximum 78 Minimum 55 Prog Long f e to Mental Hospital BATON ROUGE La Hoarsely screaming curses Gov Earl K Long of Louisi ana battled all the way with sheriffs1 deputies Thursday night as they hauled him to a mental hospital second time Hell Tnv not going to get in yelled when they tugged him into a sheriffs car to take him to southeast Louisiana State llosiplal at Mandcville 50 miles to tho east The 63 year old Governor swung a roundhouse right at a deputy but missed look youall he shouled Dr Chester Williams cor oner of East Baton Rouge Parish said Gov Long had suffered from delusions of per secution The medical name is paranoic schizophrenia But Long remaineduncon vinced hat he needed hos The fantastic events leading immediatelyto Longs deten tion at Mandeville began when the restless Governor in formed his wife and doctors at Ochesner Foundation Hos pital in New Orleans that he planned to leave The Governors release from the Galvcslon clinic had been arranged in a compromise with Longs family and a promise that he would lake at least two weeks of treatment at Ochsner For three and a half hours doctors argued Long re mained adamentv This inter val Long time to arrange for the pickup When his car crossed the East Baton Rouge Parish line deputies slopped it then drove and lo the menial hospital Superior Oil Co of California for the equivalent of mil lion The combined company would control an estimated eight per cent of the total oil produc tion in the United On the Inside Editorials 4 North fowi Futures 7 Local M Laftif 1ft Sporls 1M2 Society News llH Clear Lake 14 Cemfei 17 North Newt ft TV Pwllovt GARAGE GETS HAIRCUT Jack Dyer left has moved many buildings through the Minneapolis St Louis Railway underpass on E State but Fri day forgot that recent asphalt topping on the street had lowered clearance to somewhatless than the y previous 14 feet So this garage moved from 3rd N to the 1100 block on E State got its top scraped As Mason City policeman Mearl Schriver directs traffic the garage is lowered from wooden and eased under the trestle f Senate Rejects His Bid People Are the Losers WASHINGTON 13VPresident Eisenhower said Friday that the American people are the losers n what he called the sad epi sode of Senate rejection of Lew s L Strauss as secretary of commerce The grinifaced President took liehighly unusual step of call newsmen into his Whits Souse office to read a brief statement At the outset Eisenhower noted that the Senate Thursday night refused to confirm Strauss or thV Cabinet post THE TURNDOWN came in dramatic postmidnight roll call 4946 V Eisenhower went on to praise Strauss warmly He called Strauss a manwho has loyally honorably and effectively seryed tiis nation under four presidents Eisenhower said further that if the nation is to be denied the right to have officials of proven ability and integrity in respon sible government positions then indeed it is the American peo ple who are the losers ia this sad The statement was squarely in line with the position the President has taken throughout the long Strauss is an effective dedicated and upright public servant Opponents on the other hand had argued that Strauss had been devious and less thantfrank in his dealings with Congress and the people THE ISSUE OF public vs prJ vate power had also come into the affair through Strauss con nection as head of he Atomic Energy Commission with the bitter DixonYales controversy There still was no indication what Eisenhower would do next about the commerce post Strauss was the first Cabinet nominee to be rejected by the Senate since 1925 when Calvin oolidges choice of Charles B Warren to be attorney general vas turned down Strauss be came the eighth Cabinet nomi nee to be rejected in all the countrys history When the showdown came shortly after midnight 31 Rer publicans and 15 Democrats voted for confirmation Against confirmation were 47 Democrats and two Republicans Sens Margaret Chase Smith of Maine and William Langer of North Dakota VICE PRESIDENT Richard Nf Nixon was presiding when he roll was called A scattering f applause broke out after he lad announced the vote He uickly rapped for order Strauss 63 served as chair man of the AEC during the Ei enhower administration until is term expired last summer ie also had been a member ot ic commission during the Tru man administration In long and bitter committea earings Strauss foes pictured im as an arrogant egotist with Napoleonic complex They aid he was deceitful and in the ast had been devious in his ealings with Congress His friends denied the deceit large and contended he was the ictim of a political lynching They said he had been a dedi aled public servant in the past Missouri Synod Renames Behnken SAN FRANCISCO By a margin Dr John W ehnken 75 Louis re mained in office Friday as pres dent of the Missouri Synods million Lutherans for a pre edentshattering ninth straight erm of three years The staunch dvocate of strict adherence to utheran doctrine won out on he fourth ballot Thursday 377 11 at the 44th convention He efeated the unexpected chal enge of Dr Oliver Harms 5T vice president from exas ;