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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 25, 1959, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 97 Edited for the The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors Associated United Internitionil Full MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 25 a Copy Paper of Two No 223 Iowa Income Taxes Setting Record Shopping for Cars Debated Penalty Asked on Sales Outside Dealers Area By FRANK ELEAZER WASHINGTON UPI For tunately for us ordinary folks there is always somebody here looking out for our interests Testifying in o u r behalf this weelv before a Senate Commerce subcommittee were 1 Organized new car dealers who want to save us from so much tiresome shopping around when we get ready to trade 2 The Federal Trade Commis sion which contends like shopping around especially when it can save us some mon ey It seems that in the competi tive auto market since 1953 car buyers have been pulling in more and more time hunting for bargains as dealers roamed fur ther and wider in Iheir search for prospecls SO NOW the National Automo bile Dealers Assn though not all of its members wants Con gress to pass a law under which each dealer could enjoy protect ed sales rights for his make of car in his own franchise area Of courseyou still could drive over to the next county to buy your new set of tailfins but the outside dealer in whatever make you selected would have to cough up a or penalty to the dealer in your own home town Its for Ihe of 1 h e said Sen Roman L Hruska sponsor of one of several differing bills on Ihe subject Its to improve the deal he THATS WHAT the NADA folks seemed to be saying loo and the vice president of Gen eral Motors They said all this crossselling since the Korean war has led to chaotic condi tions in the new car business They said one result is tha many dealers now are h a r d pressed to support the fine serv ice and repair facilities which new car buyers expect Thomas BLASTS WIFE Long Predicts Hell Be Freed BATON ROUGE La UP Gov Earl K Long Wednesday night assured the people of Lou isiana he is sane and predicted he would win his freedom from a mental hospital in a court test Friday In a surprise radio interview taped in the ward where he rests 79 miles from his empty capital Long said If I felt for one second that my mentality wasnt equal to the occasion of running the gover nors office Id THE NIGHT also brought a series of unexpected moves 1 Atiy Gen Jack Gremillion filed papers reportedly contest ing the jurisdiction of the Cov ington court where Long is to wage his habeas corpus free dom battle Friday 2 Longs chief counsel Joe of the press of phone calls on Longs health New Orleans sta lion WNOE broadcasl it and then made it available to state wide radio and television sta tions Ive been undermined by my nephew Sen Russell B Long by my wife and my supposed cousin Dr Arthur Long in Baton the 63 yearold governor charged in a highpitched voice The three signed Longs original commit ment papers and spirited him to Galveston on May 30 The governor called his wife one of Ihe mosl jealous women God ever lei He said the slate was in good hands under LI Gov Lelher Frazar Long asked in the recording thai the people of Louisiana pray FINAL VISIT Relatives of Charles AP Starkweather approach the Nebraska from left Robert youngest brother Penitentiary Wednesday nigrht for a Rodney abrother final visit before his execution Mrs Guy Starkweather mother of the youth leads the group Others are sister Richard Starkweather half brother to Charles father and Mrs Richard Starkweather mm Arlhur Sims of Hammond an swered Gremillions shift strate gy bv saying Im salisfied were in the right 3 Judge Robert of Covingtons 22nd Judicial Dis trict Court declined to indicate which way his judicial leanings would swing He said he would comment in court when and if lam called upon to SIMS SAID he taped the inter view with the governor because 111 m F Abbott speaking for the NADA put it this way It is beyond debate that whatever nakes the automobile available to the using public and keeps it in efficient and safe op eration is in the public interest Such is the case with protected Subcommittee Chairman A S Mike Monroney D Okla seemed convinced In fact he already had in a bill though it would provide an extra commis sion on sales in the dealers own area rather than a penalty for those somewhere else MONRONEY SAID he didnt think much of the penalty plan But he was prelly sure his own plan would mean thai we cus Satchmo in Coma STACKED Slacked on Ihe ladder lo Ihe diving board al Skyland Park Swimming Pool are the en Irants in IheMiss Mason City contest lo be held Thursday Evening They are lop to bot lom Dara Jones Judy Sis kow Marian Powers Dorolhy Bigclow Tena Rumeliole Deb bie St Clair Shirley Moore Nancy Taylor and Julie James SPOLETO Italy Satchmo Armstrong who trumpeled his way to the top ranks of jazz lay gravely ill in a coma here Thursday night Italian doctors said the leath erlunged musician had suffered heart disturbances which seri ously complicated an attack of pneumonia BUT SATCHEMOS American physician Dr Alexander Schiff who accompanied him to this itlle cenlral Kalian town for a musical festival insisted almost earfully He never had any kind of heart attack He just blew himself out thats all Any mu sician who blows on a wind in strument for years suffers some weakening of the heart Thats And h e satchel mouth music man from New 0 r 1 e a n been making magic on his sweettoned horn since the birth of jazz IN DRAMATIC evidence of his rise from the old tin pan for him because Ive gone through quite a bit in the last three or four weeks IM GLAD to tell you good people that as far as mentally I never was any belter off in my life lhan lam Bui he added after they got through chucking me from one auto to another fighting me on one street corner after another and pul me on stretchers and ying me and bhooling me with lypodermics then I cant tell you lhal physically Im as well off as I He added When I gel lo be governor again everything I do will be done deliberately with the advice of friends and people well Water Will Be Shut Off Starkweather Dies in Electric Chair By ODELL HANSON LINCOLN Neb W Mass killer Charles Starkwealher calm and selfcontrolled lo Ihe end paid with his life Thursday for a brulal blood lelting 17 monlhs ago One ironic hitch marked the electric chair execution The prison physician who was lo have pronounced Slarkwenlhcrjcul off to accomodate the elec n li n i iH 4 n n I f days of New Orleans music tomers could buy our cars cheaper and get belter service besides Monroneys plan or NADA plan said Chairman Earl W Kintner of the Federal Trade Commission it all comes oul the same way The common purpose of these bills is to enable dealers lo increase the returns Obtained on their sales lo Kinlner said The effect of en acting any of these bills would be to legalize the elimination of competition in sales In other words he said pro tected franchises would help auto dealers all right but at the expense of the public Loss in Joict Breakin look a sum of money estimated at between opera and from the Joice Cooperative Elevalor here ear ly Thursday They gained en trance to the building through aj window on Ihe south side of the office according to Worth Coun ty Sheriff Mike Leraacn Leonard Lura manager said the breakin was discoverec aboul 6 when an employe Arden Zieleskj opened for the day Lura said he had workec in Ihe office unlil Wednesday A free standing safe in the Armstrong lay ill in a town dedicated to Italian classic opera He was invited here to play for the Two Worlds Festival of European and American mu sic in the Spoleto Theater dedi c a I e d lo promoting Italian Residents of at least a nine block area in northwest Mason City had better fill their bath tubs and tea kettles with wa ter by Friday The water supply to that area will be shut off from then until ear ly evening while a new 6inch water main is installed on President between 15th and 16th Homes to be affected are those on 16th between Federal and Jefferson on 15th between President and Adams on President between 15th and 17th and on Adams and Wash ington between 16th and 17th If difficulties are encoun tered water may have to be shut off over a slightly wider area according to City En gineer Calvin G Brown The new main which must go in ahead of paving work on Pres ident will replace a twoinch deadend main and give im proved service to the area Brown said Prisoner in Riot dV Hospital Dies of Skull Fracture SPRINGFIELD Mo One of the 53 prisoners injured when uards broke up an inmate re bellion al the Medical Cen ter Tuesday is dead Warden Russell 0 Sclllc dis closed the number of injured Wednesday nighl when he an nounced Ihe dcalh of Richard Smilh The 24yearold Sail City man suffered a skull raclure when guards stormed he hospital wing held by prison ers One of the five guards held hostage for 16 hours Robert Ij Rosendahl is hospitalized with severe cuts His condition is fair Seven inmates still are be ing treated Settle said he prisoners caused about damage dead suffered a heart attack and died Dr B A Finkel 75 was stricken just a half hour before the midnight execution Alter nates carried on The finale lo the story of the neerdowell exgarbage hauler blamed for 11 knife and gun kill ings came at in the while painted basement cxccu lion chamber al the Nebraska Slate Penitenliary THE 20YEAROLD killer had no last words Al he walked unas Irical contacts A curtain was drawn in front of the witnesses as Starkweath er was strapped in the chair The curtain opened A half mask covered the killers face Is there anything yon would like to say asked Deputy War den John Grcenholtz STARKWEATHER shook his head negatively An eye mask was affixed and sisted Into the chamber glancec at some 35 assembled witnesses managed a kind of smilo anc ambled up to he bulky wooden execution chair His head was shaven of its red lair and a trouscrJeg had been Bulletins COMPOSER DEAD HOLLYWOOD Got ller C3 composer died of a heart ailment W c d n e s d a y Among his songs was one with one of the longest titles on rec ord Would You Rather Be a Colonel with an Eagle on your NEW YORK The Steel workers Union Thursday said it is willing to extend present steel contracts to July 15 if rhe industry would make any economic gains retroactive to July 1 WASHINGTON Sen ate rushed fo President Eisen hower legislation raising Ihe national debt ceiling to billion for the next year NEWSMAN DIES INDIANAPOLIS Ind W David J Connor Sr 84 former traffic chief of the Indianapolis bureau of Thc Associated Press died Sunday night after brrak be executioner out of sight be hind a partition got the signa At the volt charge Starkwcnlhcrs body straincc against its bonds The execution followed a daj of frantic effort by Starkwcath ers family and Washington at torncys to stave off the appoint menl with death All hope gone Starkweathers nolhcr Mrs Guy Starkwealher Reflects Trading Boom Tax Agents Work Helping By DAN PERKES DKS MOIN7ES W Stale in come tax collections in the fis cal year ending June 30 are ex pected to total more than 35 million dollars highest in Iowa history Iowa Tax Commission offi cials said Thursday the figure is well above early estimates of the state comptrollers office and the amount collected in the last fiscal year State Comptroller Glenn Sars ficld had estimated this years total at about about 2 million more than col lections for 1958 UNDOUBTEDLY the latest income tax statistics reflect heavily a business boom in Jowa which an Associated Press survey indicated appears headed toward new records K also reflects and very gralifyingly that the people of Iowa are beginning to realize they have to pay their slate said George Eischeid director of the tax division The people arc beginning to become tax conscious because of the commissions expanded tax added Leon Miller commission chairman For the past two years the commission has waged a sysle matic countybycounty crack down on personsdelinquent in their slate income taxes COMMISSION records show his move has resulted in moro than a million dollars being col lected since Jan 1 1958 Miller said however there is about 1V6 million dollars still owed the state by persons who lave been delinquent in their axes as far back as 25 years and other family members made a final cal on the killer then left by a side gale to escape some 25 newsmen and photog raphers miUing aboul the main entrance GUY STARKWEATHER the father who hnd handled the last ditch reprieve tries here stayed away He said he had work to but did nol claborale Grecnholtz said Starkweather spurned a final steak dinner and settled instead for some cold meal cuts He did some paint ing some reading and visilcd xvith Prison Chaplain Robert go He said here were more lhan tax liens oul with each icn averaging Atfcsling o the effectiveness of the commissions drive is he fact thai during a 30day pe riod lasl AprilMay about 000 in delinquenl laxes were collected in a drive in Polk County In another instance Rcvent Gerald Speer collected more lhan in delinquenl taxes in Black Hawk County from April 13 to May 15 STATE AGENTS now are working in Pottawattamie and Cerro Gordo counties and plan to conduct campaigns in Wa pcllo Plymouth and Woodbury counties Time is of essence right Miller said Its easier to collect axes two years old Shoulder or a Private with ajing his hipin a fall He retire Chicken on your Knee 125 years ago office was pried open and the safes door destroyed T h money box on the pop cooler ITS TOO EARLY yet to containing between and which of our advocates will pre was also removed vail But whatever happens Sen Andrew F Schocppel RKan said he has one additional prob lem Its he man in the white coatj General who receives his Buick Roadj Methodist Conference master when he takes it in for repairs Why Schoeppel asked cant he tell his cars troubles directly to the man in overalls who is going to fix it That the auto men said is a good question If fhey had an an swer I didnt hear it i On the Inside i Editorials 4 Society Events Mason City Partly cloudy through Friday with occasion al afternoon and nighttime thunderstorms Low Thursday night 6570 High Friday near 90 Iowa Partly cloudy through Local News North lova Features Comics Clear Lake Latest Markets Sports lon 12 13 IS u 1711 Friday Scattered showers anc thunderstorms north Thursday night apd north and wes Friday Low Thursday nigh 65 north to 75 south Minnesota Considerable cloudi ness through Scat tered showers and thunder storms Thursday night and in the south Friday Lows Thurs day night 5562 north 6268 south High Friday 7078 north 7888 south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 Thursday Maximum 95 Minimum GK At 8 57 Precipitation 54 Klein as thc end nearcd His last words as officials went to fetch him for execu tion Whats your hurry Starkweather 5f o o t5 and bowlegged vaulted into noto laxcs lwo vcars riety in January of J958 i an ll IS to collcct them when ACCOMPANIED by his yearold swcclhcarl Caril Ann Fugale he set oul on a killing spree Nine victims in and around Lincoln and one in Wy oming were counted in three days as authorities sought the ocnage fugitives Starkweather following cap ure near Douglas ad jthcy should have been paid 10 more years One of the biggest problems faring he commission he said collecting taxes from persons not claiming Iowa as their resi dence and not filling tax re turns But he added it is harder now than any other time in history to avoid paying taxes And the 1959 Legislature passed milled an earlier unsolved slay thc 1959 Lc ng in bring his dealhbllls to makc ll cvcn Differ count to 11 ONE QF THEM h He was tried specifically in inlo effect July 4 will permit he shooting of Robert Jensen Jennet schoolboy whose jocly and that of his girl friend slate revenue agents to serve distress warrants on delinquent taxpayers if the local sheriff Jurors rejected an insanity lea and recommended death Caril tried six months later as convicted of first degree urdcr for aiding and abetting COOL MAN COOL These at Dubuquc Music Day Cftmp arcin thc swim with swing At center Robin Stcele Others from left are Gernld AP PhOIOfAT Edgar Dave Fiirdn Alex Thompson Clark Sweet and Karen Hall Stecle helps shoulder cello chores while play trumpet tarkwcather and drew sentence B life Jarol King were found in a hasnt servcd it within a five lorm cave about 20 miles from day period A distress warrant permits the state to garnishee a work ers salary for back taxes or tia up personal property Miller said the law will help bring into state coffers an addi tional a year But the primary procedurs of thc commission is to person ally contact tax delinquents The thing is going out and getting them Nine out of every 10 will pay the tax due when contacted Miller said ARCTIC CAMP FT EUSTIS S Army polar research experts strong have established base camp only 500 miles from he North Polo SAM I DATET9SS25S ;